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[Un officier allemand portant un drapeau, accompagné d'un tambour, d'un fifre et de deux soldats] / DH.

[Un officier allemand portant un drapeau, accompagné d'un tambour, d'u...

Five German soldiers, one carrying a sword, one playing the fife, a drummer whose drum bears Hopfer's initials, one carrying a flag, and one carrying a halberd.

[Roman soldiers bearing the trophies in triumph]

[Roman soldiers bearing the trophies in triumph]

Title from shelflist card. Bartsch, 13. Ex. coll.: Marochetti (Lugt, 392). Hubbard Collection.

The battle of Zama

The battle of Zama

Print showing Scipio Africanus on horseback with Roman soldiers engaging Hannibal, riding a war elephant, during the battle of Zama. Title devised by Library staff. Trimmed within plate. Lower right and left co... more

[Dutch soldiers battling natives at Strait of Magellan. Chile. ca. 1600]

[Dutch soldiers battling natives at Strait of Magellan. Chile. ca. 160...

Illus. in: Theodore De Bry, America, Pt. 9, Frankfurt, 1601, plate VII. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Water; Publ. Ind.; Warfare, Naval; Port. Hist.; Neth. ... more

Man shooting rifle resting on support

Man shooting rifle resting on support

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Maniement d'armes, d'arqvebuses, mousqvetz, et piqves. En conformite de l'ordre de monseigneur le prince Maurice, prince d'Orange ... / Jacob de Gheyn. Amsterdam : Imp... more

[Capricci di varie figure, no. 2] / di Jacopo Callot ... .

[Capricci di varie figure, no. 2] / di Jacopo Callot ... .

Prints depicting various characters such as comedians and soldiers. Title from shelflist card. LC set incomplete: 7 of 50 lacking. Lieure, 428-477.

Der K:M: von Schweden und dero armee wǔnderbarer zǔg zwölff Meilen über das gefrorne Meer nemlich aǔβJüttland in Fühnen und Seeland

Der K:M: von Schweden und dero armee wǔnderbarer zǔg zwölff Meilen übe...

Print of map showing surprise attack of the March across the Belts when Swedish troops were able to cross the frozen water between the islands in Denmark. The winter of 1658 was one of the coldest winters on re... more

Wienn

Wienn

Birds-eye view print shows two images. The upper image shows troops in formation over a field; encampment with tents of troops visible on hill on the opposite side of the valley. In the foreground of the upper ... more

A brief journal of the taking of Cape-Breton, put in metre, by L. G. one of the soldiers of the expedition. Anno Domini, 1745.

A brief journal of the taking of Cape-Breton, put in metre, by L. G. o...

Positive Photostat.; Verse.; Cape Breton.; Imprint. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfoli... more

Anno Regni Georgii II. tricesimo primo. Levying of soldiers. An act passed by the great and general court of assembly of His Majesty’s province of the Massachusetts-Bay in New-England: begun and held at Boston, upon Wednesday the twenty-fifth da

Anno Regni Georgii II. tricesimo primo. Levying of soldiers. An act pa...

Positive Photostat.; Not in Evans. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 35, Folder 23.

At a General Assembly of the Governor and Company of his Majesty's Colony of Connecticut, holden at New-Haven, on the second Thursday of October, 1758 [Complaint to be made against soldiers who refuse to join troops for present campaign]. [New-H

At a General Assembly of the Governor and Company of his Majesty's Col...

Imprint 3. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 3, Folder 11.

A view of the market place in the city of the Havana Vue de la place du marché dans la ville de la Havane prise = Vista de la plaza del mercado en la Ciudad de la Havana / / drawn by Elias Durnford Engineer ; engraved by C. Canot and T. Morris.

A view of the market place in the city of the Havana Vue de la place d...

Print showing a large plaza with water fountain, tradesmen, venders, pedestrians, and soldiers in drill formation, also a coach and four, in the city of Havana. Title from item. Plate numbered in lower right co... more

An east view of Fort Royal in the Island of Guadaloupe Vue du Fort Royal, dans l'Isle de Guadaloupe, du Cote de l'Est / / drawn on the spot by Lieut. Arch. Campbell Engineer ; engraved by Peter Mazell.

An east view of Fort Royal in the Island of Guadaloupe Vue du Fort Roy...

Print showing a view of Fort Royal on the coast of the Island of Guadeloupe with soldiers relaxing in the foreground, ships at sea, and sun rising in the background. Title from item. Plate numbered in lower rig... more

Vuë de la place capitale a Quebeck. Prospect des haupt plazes der untern Stadt zu Quebec Vuë de la place capitale dans la Ville basse a Quebec / / gravé par Francois Xav. Habermann.

Vuë de la place capitale a Quebeck. Prospect des haupt plazes der unte...

Print shows street view with soldiers marching, and pedestrians in Québec; an idealized view depicting Québec as a typical European city. Title from item (as characteristic of optical prints, title is printed i... more

The massacre perpetrated in King Street Boston on March 5th 1770, ...

The massacre perpetrated in King Street Boston on March 5th 1770, ...

Print shows British troops firing on citizens in Boston. Title from item. Caption continues: in which Messrs Saml. Gray, Saml. Maverick, James Caldwell, Crispus Attucks, Patrick Carr were killed, six other woun... more

Head-Quarters, Cambridge, November 1775. The generals flatter themselves that the new establishment of the army will not be less agreeable to the men in general, than it is calculated for action and economy … [An address to the soldiers.] [Cambr

Head-Quarters, Cambridge, November 1775. The generals flatter themselv...

Ford 1835.; Evans 14556.; Stamped on verso: 504. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 3... more

An humble address and exhortation to the Provincial general officers, and soldiers in Connecticut, June 1775. [s. l.]

An humble address and exhortation to the Provincial general officers, ...

Positive Photostat. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 3, Folder 34.

In Provincial congress, Watertown, June 30, 1775. Resolved that all offences committed by any of the soldiers rais’d for defence of the sea coast, shall be tried by a Court martial, consisting of the field officers of the regiment of militia wit

In Provincial congress, Watertown, June 30, 1775. Resolved that all of...

Photographic copy.; Stamped on verso: 452. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collection... more

The Scotch Butchery, Boston, 1775

The Scotch Butchery, Boston, 1775

Print shows Lords Bute and Mansfield conferring, to their right stands Simon Fraser and Lord Wedderburn, "Deputies" to the aforenamed. On the far right are soldiers wearing Highland dress (of the 71st Regiment ... more

Address to the soldiers. Gentlemen. You are about to embark for America, to compel your fellow subjects there to submit to popery and slavery. It is the glory of the British soldier, that he is the defender, not the destroyer, of the civil and r

Address to the soldiers. Gentlemen. You are about to embark for Americ...

Stamped on verso: 452. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 38, Fold... more

On Saturday next will be perform’d by a society of ladies and gentlemen, at Faneuil-Hall, the tragedy of Zara: the expences of the house being paid, the overplus will be apply’d to the benefit of the widows and children of the soldiers … The doo

On Saturday next will be perform’d by a society of ladies and gentleme...

Positive Photostat.; Stamped on verso: 504. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collectio... more

Continental Congress, August 27, 1776, Draft of Resolution to Recruit British Officers and Soldiers into Continental Army

Continental Congress, August 27, 1776, Draft of Resolution to Recruit ...

Draft of Resolution to Recruit British Officers and Soldiers into Continental Army

The death of General Wolfe, to the lovers of little things and cheap-buyers this plate is earnestly recommended and dedicated painted by B. West, Hist. Painter to King of England ; engraved by P. Somebody

The death of General Wolfe, to the lovers of little things and cheap-b...

Print shows General James Wolfe, wounded, lying on the ground in the arms of his officers and Dr. Thomas Hinde, during the Battle of Quebec; other officers and a Native gather nearby, as a runner approaches wit... more

Foulke, July 24, 1776, Testimony on British and American Sympathies of Various Soldiers; Hughes, et al

Foulke, July 24, 1776, Testimony on British and American Sympathies of...

Testimony on British and American Sympathies of Various Soldiers; Hughes, et al

Continental Congress, August 27, 1776, Draft of Resolution to Recruit British Officers and Soldiers into Continental Army; Incomplete

Continental Congress, August 27, 1776, Draft of Resolution to Recruit ...

Draft of Resolution to Recruit British Officers and Soldiers into Continental Army; Incomplete

In the House of Representatives. November 24, 1776. Whereas the resolves of this Court of the nineteenth of October last, so far as relates to the additional encouragement to the non-commissioned officers and soldiers, has been found to be atten

In the House of Representatives. November 24, 1776. Whereas the resolv...

Positive Photostat.; Stamped on verso: 595. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collectio... more

In the House or representatives, November 1, 1776. Ordered, that the following address from the General court of this state, to the officers and private soldiers who are gone from thence and are serving in the American army, be printed in two th

In the House or representatives, November 1, 1776. Ordered, that the f...

Copy 2 formerly numbered as 39, Folder 20a.; Copy 1 is a Photostat, copy 2 is an original. This item has been renumbered from Portfolio 39, Folder 20a. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in... more

To [blank] Sir, You are hereby impowered immediately to inlist a company to consist of [blank] able bodied and effective men (including officers) as soldiers in the Massachusetts service, for the defence of the sea coast in this Colony, agreeabl

To [blank] Sir, You are hereby impowered immediately to inlist a compa...

Positive Photostat.; Not in Evans.; Stamped on verso: 504. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Eph... more

To [blank] Gentlemen. Greeting. You are hereby impowered immediately to enlist a company, to consist of eighty-eight able-bodied and effective men, including non-commissioned officers and privates, as soldiers in the service of this Colony, to d

To [blank] Gentlemen. Greeting. You are hereby impowered immediately t...

Positive Photostat.; Stamped on verso: 504. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collectio... more

State of Massachusetts-Bay. In the House of representatives, March 15, 1777. Whereas it is of great consequences to prevent the soldiers that are or may be raised for the Continental Army ... In Council March 15, 1777. Read and concurred. John A

State of Massachusetts-Bay. In the House of representatives, March 15,...

Imprint 3. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 40, Folder 10.

From an actual survey made by Nichos. Scull surveyor of the province of Pensylvania [sic] / engraved by L. Jackson.

From an actual survey made by Nichos. Scull surveyor of the province o...

Print shows title ornament on a map with a Continental soldier standing next to a wall which bears title inscription and forms the base for two broken pillars, his left arm is pointing to the right. Title from ... more

[Arms] By order of His Excellency Sir William, Howe, K.B. General and Commander in Chief &c. &c. Proclamation [Enjoining the cutting of wood south of the city, as necessary for the use of the British soldiers] Given under my hand at Philadelphia

[Arms] By order of His Excellency Sir William, Howe, K.B. General and ...

Evans 15818 Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 145, Folder 14.

Review of the York Regiment / P. Canon delt. ; T. Parson sct.

Review of the York Regiment / P. Canon delt. ; T. Parson sct.

Print shows William Markham, Archbishop of York speaking to Britannia while gesturing toward British troops wearing clerical bands and low-brimmed hats, he says, "Madam a noble Corps, True and Staunch Friends t... more

State of New Hampshire, In the House of representatives, December 28th, 1779. Whereas it has been determined by the General-Assembly to adjust and pay off to the soldiers who have been enlisted into the Continental Army, the arreages due to them

State of New Hampshire, In the House of representatives, December 28th...

Imprint 3.; On verso: The Selectman Warner. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 88, Folder 20.

The European diligence

The European diligence

Print shows a Dutchman rolling a wheelbarrow over Britannia; along for the ride are France represented by a man leaning over the front of the wheelbarrow with a sword ready to stab Britannia, America represente... more

A real American rifle man

A real American rifle man

Print shows a British version of an American rifleman, full-length portrait, standing, facing left, wearing military uniform, holding rifle in left hand. Title from item. Illus. in: An impartial history of the ... more

An act for enlisting soldiers to serve in the Continental Army. [Dated] June 21, 1781. Charlottesville: Prated by Dunlap and Hayes [1781].

An act for enlisting soldiers to serve in the Continental Army. [Dated...

Imprint 3.; Not in Evans. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 179, Folder 3.

The encampment in Hyde Park MDCCLXXX / P. Sandby fecit.

The encampment in Hyde Park MDCCLXXX / P. Sandby fecit.

Print shows tents beneath large trees on the right and in the background, with soldiers and citizens clustered in small groups; at the far right is a drinking establishment with a sign that states "Pooles Inti... more

Martial motions or military manouevres - prudence

Martial motions or military manouevres - prudence

British recruitment poster shows soldiers in uniform, arms and armaments, two soldiers with swords thinking about how they will treat their enemies, and a scene with soldiers appealing to civilians to enlist. I... more

A British sailor offering a sword to an unarmed Spanish officer to defend himself, at the attack of Fort Omoa, which was taken by escalade, on the 20 of Octr. 1779, under the command of Captn. Dalrymmple and Commodore Lutterell / Hamilton delin. ; Thornton sculp.

A British sailor offering a sword to an unarmed Spanish officer to def...

Title from item. Engraved for Barnard's New complete & authentic history of England. Illus. in: The new, comprehensive and complete history of England : ... / By Edward Barnard, esq., assisted by ... Mr. Millar... more

State of New-Hampshire. In the House of representatives, June 21st, 1783. Voted, that an order issue to the selectmen of the several towns and places in this state, who have afforded supplies to soldiers families within the current year, directi

State of New-Hampshire. In the House of representatives, June 21st, 17...

Imprint 2.; On verso: Selectman Warner. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 89, Folder 4.

The encampment in St. James's Park MDCCLXXX

The encampment in St. James's Park MDCCLXXX

Print shows soldiers relaxing in tents and talking on horseback, with women and children and dogs in the foreground, and a view of Westminster Abbey in the background. Title from item.

[Prise de Pensacola]

[Prise de Pensacola]

Wash drawing (reverse of printed versions) shows an explosion at a British magazine during the siege of Pensacola, killing or wounding many British soldiers. In the foreground, Spanish troops, possibly under th... more

1. General Washington's reitende leibgarde 2. die independent company, chef general Washington / D. Chodowiecki id ; D. Berger sc.

1. General Washington's reitende leibgarde 2. die independent company,...

Print shows German versions of a member of the Commander-in-Chief's Guard and a company soldier under Washington's command, full-length, standing, facing each other, wearing military uniform.

Prise de Pensacola / dessiné par Lausan. Berteaux, aqua. ; gravé par N. Ponce, graveur de Mgr. Comte d'Artois.

Prise de Pensacola / dessiné par Lausan. Berteaux, aqua. ; gravé par N...

Print shows an explosion at a British magazine during the siege of Pensacola, killing or wounding many British soldiers. In the foreground, Spanish troops, possibly under the command of Bernardo de Gálvez, take... more

Journée de Lexington dessiné et gravé par F. Godefroy de l'Academie Imple. et Rle. de Vienne &c

Journée de Lexington dessiné et gravé par F. Godefroy de l'Academie Im...

Print shows an orderly maneuver of British forces during their engagements with American minutemen militias in and around the towns of Lexington and Concord in Massachusetts. Title from item. Illus. from: Recue... more

Recueil d'estampes representant les differents evenemens de la guerre qui a procure l'Indépendance aux Etats unis de l'Amérique Précis de cette guerre N. Ponce, inv. et sculp

Recueil d'estampes representant les differents evenemens de la guerre ...

Print shows the title page with vignettes of various naval battles in which the British were engaged during the American Revolution; also shows the capture of Mobile by the Spanish under by Bernardo de Gálvez, ... more

Suprise de St. Eustache dessiné par P.C. Marillier ; gravé par N. Ponce, Graveur de Mgr. le Comte d'Artois

Suprise de St. Eustache dessiné par P.C. Marillier ; gravé par N. Ponc...

Print shows a surprise attack by the French Army, under the command of the Marquis de Bouillé, against the British on Sint Eustatius, an island part of the Netherlands Antilles. Title from item. Printed on bott... more

Prise de la Dominique gravé par Godefroy de l'Academie Imple. et Royale de Vienne &c

Prise de la Dominique gravé par Godefroy de l'Academie Imple. et Royal...

Print shows a French invasion force capturing a battery at Cachacrou on the island of Dominica in the West Indies, defeating a small British force and achieving the surrender of the island from the British. Tit... more

Prise de Tabago / dessiné par William ; gravé par N. Ponce, graveur de Mgr. Comte d'Artois.

Prise de Tabago / dessiné par William ; gravé par N. Ponce, graveur de...

Print shows the landing of French troops, under the command of Comte de Grasse, on Tobago. Includes description below title. Title from item. Illus. in: Recueil d'estampes representant les différents événemens ... more

Prise de l'Isle de la Grenade gravé par Godefroy de l'Academie Impériale et Royale de Vienne &c

Prise de l'Isle de la Grenade gravé par Godefroy de l'Academie Impéria...

Print shows a French invasion force, under the command of Admiral Charles Hector, comte D'Estaing, capturing an artillery battery abandoned by a small contingent of British soldiers on the island of Grenada in ... more

1. Americanischer scharffschütz oder Jäger (rifleman) 2. regulaire infanterie von Pensylvanien / D. Chodowiecki id ; D. Berger sc.

1. Americanischer scharffschütz oder Jäger (rifleman) 2. regulaire inf...

Print shows German versions of an American rifleman and a soldier with the Pennsylvania infantry, full-length, standing, facing each other, wearing military uniform, holding rifles. Title from item. Illus. in: ... more

Prise de la Dominique / gravé par Godefroy de l'Académie Imple. et Royale de Vienne &c.

Prise de la Dominique / gravé par Godefroy de l'Académie Imple. et Roy...

Print shows French troops storming the British fort on the island of Dominica in the Leeward Islands. Title from item. Illus. in: Recueil d'estampes representant les différents événemens de la Guerre qui a proc... more

Prise de l'isle de la Grenade / dessiné par le Paon peintre de S.A.S. Mgr. le Prince de Condé ; gravé par Godefroy de l'Académie Impèriale et Royale de Vienne &c.

Prise de l'isle de la Grenade / dessiné par le Paon peintre de S.A.S. ...

Print shows the victorious French troops in the British battery on Grenada. Includes description below title. Title from item. Illus. in: Recueil d'estampes representant les différents événemens de la Guerre qu... more

Prise de Tabago dessiné par William ; gravé par N. Ponce, Graveur de Mgr. Comte d'Artois

Prise de Tabago dessiné par William ; gravé par N. Ponce, Graveur de M...

Print shows French troops, some suffering from heat exhaustion, during the invasion of British held Tobago in May 1781; the French took advantage of the British pre-occupation with the American Revolution to at... more

Sarratoga dessiné par Fauvel ; gravé par F. Godefroy de l'Academie Impériale. et Royale de Vienne &c

Sarratoga dessiné par Fauvel ; gravé par F. Godefroy de l'Academie Imp...

Print shows British general John Burgoyne surrendering his army on October 17, 1777, following the second of two battles around Saratoga, New York; Burgoyne is passing his sword to General Gates, the commander ... more

Gallant behavior of an English sailor in offering a sword to an unarmed Spaniard to defend himself, at the taking of Fort Omoa, in the Bay of Honduras, October 20th 1779 Metz delin. ; Record sculp

Gallant behavior of an English sailor in offering a sword to an unarme...

Title from item. Engraved for Raymond's history of England. Illus. from: A new, universal and impartial history of England ... to the spring of the year 1784 ... / by George Frederick Raymond, Esq.... London : ... more

Gallant behavior of an English sailor in offering a sword to an unarmed Spaniard to defend himself, at the taking of Fort Omoa, in the Bay of Honduras, October 20th 1779 / Metz delin. ; Record sculp.

Gallant behavior of an English sailor in offering a sword to an unarme...

Title from item. Engraved for Raymond's history of England. Illus. in: A new, universal and impartial history of England ... to the spring of the year 1784 ... / by George Frederick Raymond, Esq.... London : Pr... more

Portrait d'apres nature du Sr. Harné natif de Dôle en Franche Comté Grenadier aux Gardes Francaises qui àmonté le premier à l'assaut et à arreté le gouverneur de la Bastille le mardi 14 Juillet 1789

Portrait d'apres nature du Sr. Harné natif de Dôle en Franche Comté Gr...

Print shows Sr. Harné, a grenadier in the French Guards, and Sr. Humbert, leaders, respectively, of the first and second assaults on the Bastille, 14 July 1789, full-length portrait, standing, facing each other... more

Sans vous je périssoit

Sans vous je périssoit

Allegory showing three soldiers saving "France" who is falling from a cliff and a monument to the taking of the Bastille in the background. Title from item. Possibly purchased by George IV from William Holland ... more

Portrait d'aprés nature du Sr. Humbert, Compagnon Horloger, natif de Langres, qui a monté le deuxieme à l'assaut à la prise de la Bastille, le mardi 14 Juillet 1789

Portrait d'aprés nature du Sr. Humbert, Compagnon Horloger, natif de L...

Print shows Sr. Humbert and Sr. Harné, a grenadier in the French Guards, leaders, respectively, of the second and first assaults on the Bastille, 14 July 1789, half-length portrait, facing each other, each in o... more

Les moines aprenant à faire l'exercise

Les moines aprenant à faire l'exercise

Cartoon showing four men, monks, wearing the uniform of the National Guard marching in a disorderly manner. Caption continues: ...avec de la patience nous en viendrons about et avec le temps nous marcherons com... more

Battle of Lexington / E. Tisdale delt. ; C. Tiebout sculpt.

Battle of Lexington / E. Tisdale delt. ; C. Tiebout sculpt.

Print shows Minute Men firing on the British in Lexington, Massachusetts. Title from item. Exhibited: "Creating the United States," the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., 2011-2012. Exhibited: "Revere's Rid... more

La visite du camp par les commissaires aristocrates

La visite du camp par les commissaires aristocrates

Print shows an aristocrat and a clergyman at a military camp to inspect the troops are confronted by three jeering soldiers. Title from item. de Vinck, 3682 Blum, 528 Forms part of: French Political Cartoon Col... more

Compulsion pour ces gens que n'attend pas la libertie / TC.

Compulsion pour ces gens que n'attend pas la libertie / TC.

Print shows a tattered group of soldiers, one with peg leg, following a cart drawn by hooded executioners; chains, an axe, and a gibbet are visible among the items in the cart. On the far right, a pile of dead ... more

Hero's recruiting at Kelsey's; - or- Guard-Day at St. James's / Js. Gy. ad vivam fect.

Hero's recruiting at Kelsey's; - or- Guard-Day at St. James's / Js. Gy...

Two officers, on a tall, lanky, elderly man and the other a child, sit facing each other eating sweets at a confectioner's. A third officer, fat and knock-kneed, stands guard in the doorway. The windows of the ... more

Consequences of a successful French invasion / Sir John Dalrymple, inv.; Js Gillray, fecit.

Consequences of a successful French invasion / Sir John Dalrymple, inv...

French soldiers pillaging and destroying the House of Lords. A guillotine takes the place of the throne and above it hangs a Liberty Cap. A French soldier carries away the mace while others rip and burn the tap... more

John Bull fighting the French single handed / P.F.L.B. fecit.

John Bull fighting the French single handed / P.F.L.B. fecit.

Print shows John Bull rapping a French soldier on the head with a cudgel, stomping on a French officer with his right foot, and using his left foot to kick the French nobility out of England and back to France ... more

Napoleonic era battle scene showing soldiers fighting at close-quarters, using rifles as clubs and with fixed bayonets; two men at center struggle over military standard

Napoleonic era battle scene showing soldiers fighting at close-quarter...

Title devised by Library staff. Inscribed in pencil on verso: Found in Hopkinson silhouette book. (DLC/PP-2000:095) Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection at the Library of Congress. Forms part of: Document... more

Portly man, full-length, left profile, holding a rifle, standing at attention; on verso, full-length portrait of a soldier, wearing uniform, standing, facing left, and two study sketches of rifles

Portly man, full-length, left profile, holding a rifle, standing at at...

Title devised by Library staff. Paper is blind stamped on lower left corner. Paper is lined on verso. (DLC/PP-2000:095) Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection at the Library of Congress. Forms part of: Docu... more

How shall soldiers vote? Soldiers of the Union Army! you who have been "to the front", and faced the shot and shell of the rebels arrayed against you! the time has come when you may ratify by your ballots the principles and the herpism which you

How shall soldiers vote? Soldiers of the Union Army! you who have been...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 133, Folder 50.

St. James's volunteers firing at a target at Kilburn Wells

St. James's volunteers firing at a target at Kilburn Wells

Print shows British soldiers shooting at a target with Napoleon's picture on it; he wears an oversized hat and carries a large sword. Title from item. Forms part of: British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library... more

French invasion - or - Buonaparte landing in Great-Britain

French invasion - or - Buonaparte landing in Great-Britain

Cartoon showing Napoleon and his army, on seashore, fleeing from English soldiers with a British flag and two cannons on a low sandy cliff. Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress)

The first Kiss this Ten Years! - or - the meeting of Britannia & Citizen François

The first Kiss this Ten Years! - or - the meeting of Britannia & Citiz...

A tall, thin, French officer kissing a fat, richly dressed, seated Britannia. His hat and sword lay on the carpet. Britannia's shield and trident rest on the wall behind her chair. Above them are portraits of G... more

Buonaparte, 48 hours after landing!--Vide John Bulls home-stroke, armed en masse / Js. Gillray des. & fect.

Buonaparte, 48 hours after landing!--Vide John Bulls home-stroke, arme...

Head of Napoleon dripping blood, held high on a pitch fork by a British volunteer soldier, "John Bull." Other volunteers gather around. Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).

An Experiment with a burning glass

An Experiment with a burning glass

Caricature showing British soldier frying small figure of Napoleon with light through a magnifying glass. Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).

Le roi arrivant a Paris avec sa famille, escorté de plus de trente mille ames, le 6 Octobre 1789 Prieur inv. & del. ; Berthault sculp

Le roi arrivant a Paris avec sa famille, escorté de plus de trente mil...

Print shows the arrival in Paris of Louis XVI and his family accompanied by a large mob of citizens. Title from item. Illustration from: Collection complète des tableaux historiques de la révolution française. ... more

Supplice de Louis XVI, Place de la Révolution, le 21 Janvier 1793; ou 1er Pluviôse An 1er de la République / Swebach Desfontaines inv. & del. ; Berthault sculps.

Supplice de Louis XVI, Place de la Révolution, le 21 Janvier 1793; ou ...

Print shows French soldiers, some on horseback, and citizens gathered around the platform where Louis XVI stands before the guillotine on the day of his execution. Title from item. Plate from: Collection complè... more

Le roi promettant de venir a Paris avec sa famille. Salve d'Artillerie devant le Chateau de Versailles, le 6 Octobre 1789 Prieur inv. & del. ; Berthault sculp

Le roi promettant de venir a Paris avec sa famille. Salve d'Artillerie...

Print shows the departure from Versailles of Louis XVI and his family accompanied by a large mob of citizens, mostly women, who have come to excort them back to Paris. Title from item. Illustration from: Collec... more

Fédération générale faite à Paris, le 14 Juillet 1790 / Prieur inv. & del. ; Berthault sculp.

Fédération générale faite à Paris, le 14 Juillet 1790 / Prieur inv. & ...

Print shows the first festival of federation, a celebration organized to commemorate the fall of the Bastille and to express French unity under the revolution; shows a large triumphal arch at left center, a cer... more

Translation de Louis seize et de sa famille au temple le 13 Aoust 1792 / Swebach Desfontaines inv. & del. ; Berthault sculp.

Translation de Louis seize et de sa famille au temple le 13 Aoust 1792...

Print shows French soldiers and citizens escorting Louis XVI and the royal family in a carriage to the temple on August 13, 1792.

Fête des victoires, combat des jeunes élèves au Champ de Mars. Le 21 Octobre 1794, ou 30 Vendémiaire An 4eme de la République / Swebach Desfontaines inv. & del. ; Malapeau sculp.

Fête des victoires, combat des jeunes élèves au Champ de Mars. Le 21 O...

Print shows a victory celebration festival with a reenactment of a battle on the 21st of October 1794 Title from item. Plate from: Collection complète des tableaux historiques de la Révolution Française. Paris ... more

Bénédiction des drapeaux de la Garde Nationale Parisienne a Notre Dame, le 27 Septmebre 1789 Prieur inv. & del. ; Berthault sculp

Bénédiction des drapeaux de la Garde Nationale Parisienne a Notre Dame...

Print shows the blessing of the flags of the National Guard of Paris in the Notre Dame Cathedral, at the beginning of the Revolution in 1789. Title from item. Illustration from: Collection complète des tableaux... more

Attaque de la Convention Nationale ; journée mémorable du 13 Vendémiaire. An 4eme de la République Française / Girardet inv. & del. ; Berthault sculp.

Attaque de la Convention Nationale ; journée mémorable du 13 Vendémiai...

Print shows an uprising in Paris on October 5, 1795 on the rue Saint-Honoré, in front of the Church of Saint-Roch, between factions after the vote on the constitution was announced. Title from item. Plate from:... more

National contrasts / Woodward delt. ; W.S. scpt.

National contrasts / Woodward delt. ; W.S. scpt.

Print shows a ragged member of Napoleon's army boasting about the success of "de grand Empereur" to a robust Englishman labeled "Rule Britannia" who blows a puff of smoke in the soldiers face. Title from item. ... more

The soldiers definition of madness / Cawse fecit.

The soldiers definition of madness / Cawse fecit.

Four frames showing how love leads soldiers to sadness which leads to drink which leads to madness. Forms part of: British cartoon Prints collection (Library of Congress).

Weg met de regie! Amerikansche waar

Weg met de regie! Amerikansche waar

Print shows Dutch soldiers and Russian cavalry driving away French excise men collecting import taxes on American tobacco in Holland; also shows businessmen around a barrel of tobacco leaves and ships in the ba... more

Fidélité et dévouement dédié à la Garde Nationale de Paris : serment prêté par ceux de ses membres qui reçoivents la nouvelle décoration accordée par Sa Majesté ...

Fidélité et dévouement dédié à la Garde Nationale de Paris : serment p...

Print shows a certificate of honor given to the members of the National Guard of Paris by Louis XVIII showing soldiers standing next to monument with bust of Louis and text of oath taken by those honored. Title... more

Battle of Niagara

Battle of Niagara

Print shows an American infantry charge against British guns during the battle of Lundy's Lane on Lake Niagara, Ontario, July 25th, 1814. This print is shortened on the right side, eliminating half of the fence... more

Passage du Rhin a Kehl. Moreau - 24 Juin, 1796 Martinet del. ; Chollet sculp

Passage du Rhin a Kehl. Moreau - 24 Juin, 1796 Martinet del. ; Chollet...

Print shows French soldiers in small boats, under the command of Jean Moreau, crossing the Rhine to launch an assault against Swabian forces at Kehl. Title from item. At head of title: Le Temple de la Gloire. P... more

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