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The Birth fygures

The Birth fygures

Woman's stool (birthing chair), fetus in uterus, feet down, and fetus in uterus, head down, latter marked "This is the naturall and best way of birth". Illus. in: The byrth of mankind / Thomas Raynalde. [London... more

[Alchemist and assistant in laboratory, with surrounding border of birds, flowers, and insects]

[Alchemist and assistant in laboratory, with surrounding border of bir...

Chapter frontispiece in: Theatrum chemicum britannicum / Elias Ashmole. London : Printed by F. Grismund for N. Brooke, 1652. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library... more

[Microscope studies of structure of different types of seeds: tulip, stramonium, anagallis, coded arsmart, and azarum]

[Microscope studies of structure of different types of seeds: tulip, s...

Illus. in: The anatomy of plants / Nehemiah Grew. [London] : Printed by W. Rawlins, for the author, 1682, plate 71. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Cong... more

A Garden bean in one lobe of wch. the seminal root is layed bare, the radical cut transversly, [and] a piece of ye true skin

A Garden bean in one lobe of wch. the seminal root is layed bare, the ...

Cross-section of a bean based on microscope examination.

Axiomata sive leges motus

Axiomata sive leges motus

Newton's three laws of motion and diagram of parallelogram, in chapter entitled Axiomata sive leges Motus.

Animalium tabula generalis

Animalium tabula generalis

Animal classification chart by John Ray. Chart in: Synopsis methodica animalium quadrupedum et serpentini generis / John Ray. Londini : Impensis S. Smith & B. Walford Societas Regiae Typographorum, 1693, p. 53.... more

New river water

New river water

Man carrying 2 buckets of water on yoke.

Oh--You shall see, vat you shall see

Oh--You shall see, vat you shall see

Illustration showing London street crier talking to two children, who are looking into a peepshow box. Illus. in: Marcellus Laroon's The cryes of the city of London after the life. London, 1711, pl. 75. Engravi... more

Lycopersicon, apples of love

Lycopersicon, apples of love

Tomato in bud, full fruit, and section.

English credulity, or the invisible ghost

English credulity, or the invisible ghost

A satire referring to the "Cock Lane Ghost" shows the interior of a bed-room crowded with men, some church ministers, one possibly Oliver Goldsmith, commenting on the "Cock Lane ghost". Two small children lie i... more

A New humorous song, on the Cherokee chiefs Inscribed to the ladies of Great Britain : To the tune of, Caesar and Pompey were both of the horned / / by H. Howard.

A New humorous song, on the Cherokee chiefs Inscribed to the ladies of...

A broadside comprising seven verses in letterpress below an engraving, representing three Red Indian Chiefs in their national costumes; these men are named, "The Stalking Turkey", "The Pouting Pidgeon", "The Ma... more

Sketch for the statue ordered to be erected to the memory of the late Wm. Beckford Esqr. by the Court of Common Council

Sketch for the statue ordered to be erected to the memory of the late ...

Print shows William Beckford stands full-length, with his back to a wall of windows, treading on the male figure of tyranny bound with chains at his feet, with his right hand on the shoulder of Britannia in a c... more

Ecce homo / B-b-y.

Ecce homo / B-b-y.

Print shows an enraged, wild-eyed and possibly demented man, identified (in the British Museum CPPS) as William Austin, violently reviling "Damn your foolish caricatures" posted in the window of Matthew Darly's... more

To the King's most excellent majesty, this view of the royal dock yard at Deptford [...] / painted by R. Paton, the figures by J. Mortimer ; engraved by W. Woollett.

To the King's most excellent majesty, this view of the royal dock yard...

Boats on Thames River and dockyard, Deptford, London, England.

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

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.

The encampment in the museum garden MDCCLXXX / N' P. Sandby f.

The encampment in the museum garden MDCCLXXX / N' P. Sandby f.

Print showing men, women, and children on the lawn in the museum garden, building on the left, and the tents of a military encampment, on the right. Title from item.

This ticket will admit one person into the [...] on the day of Mr. Lunardi's ascension, price three shillings

This ticket will admit one person into the [...] on the day of Mr. Lun...

Admission ticket to one of Vincent Lunardi early balloon ascensions, probably from London, England. Includes a picture of a balloon. Title from item. Tissandier collection.

The English balloon and appendages in which Mr. Lunardi ascended into the atmosphere from the artillery ground, Sepr. 15, 1784

The English balloon and appendages in which Mr. Lunardi ascended into ...

Print shows the ascent of Vincent Lunardi from the Moorfields Artillery Grounds, London, September 15, 1784; Lunardi's first ascent and the first balloon ascent in England. He experimented with oars for navigat... more

All on fire, or the doctors disappointed, a view taken in Lord Foleys Garden, Sep. 29, 1784

All on fire, or the doctors disappointed, a view taken in Lord Foleys ...

Print shows second trial by Dr. John Sheldon, anatomist, to launch a balloon at Lord Foley's grounds in Portland Place, London, which resulted in the balloon's destruction by fire (Source: L.T.C. Rolt, The Aero... more

--Cater ... an amateur of music well known at the Queen's Arms concert in Newgate Street / J.N. 1784 ; etched by J. Nixon.

--Cater ... an amateur of music well known at the Queen's Arms concert...

Print shows an elderly man sitting on a bench, holding a violin, with a music stand in front of him.

Architectural drawing of a church ("St. Stephen's Walbrook"), London, England. Floor plan

Architectural drawing of a church ("St. Stephen's Walbrook"), London, ...

Measured drawing showing church, organ loft, porch, chancel, and dome as plans. UNIT title devised. Address and date from C. Place's Charles Bulfinch, 1925. Drawing not signed; attribution based on provenance a... more

Cries of London / Rd. Newn. del. et. fecit.

Cries of London / Rd. Newn. del. et. fecit.

Four town criers peddling "shillelees, ballads, Bedfordshire tails, and Scotch whiskey."

The friend of humanity and the knife-grinder,-scene. The borough, in imitation of Mr. Southey's sapphics,-Vide. Anti-Jacobin, p. 15

The friend of humanity and the knife-grinder,-scene. The borough, in i...

George Tierney and a knife-grinder pushing his wheelbarrow in front of an ale-house.

Cries of London / Rd. Newn. del. et sculp.

Cries of London / Rd. Newn. del. et sculp.

Four town criers peddling "lily white sand," "Scotch crowdy," "roses and lilies," and the last crier announcing the theft of "five hundred guineas."

Cries of London / Rd. Newn. del. et. fecit.

Cries of London / Rd. Newn. del. et. fecit.

Four town criers announcing "Rare news! bloody news! Ireland is sunk in the bog of Allen! The ... French Army is totally destroyed ..." ; "Any-bad-schillings!" ; "Bill o' the play, your honour" ; "Rare Norfolk ... more

The London docks

The London docks

Barrel-covered dock area with masts in background.

Hunterian Museum. Royal College of Surgeons / T.H. Shepherd ; E. Radclyffe.

Hunterian Museum. Royal College of Surgeons / T.H. Shepherd ; E. Radcl...

Interior of museum, showing skeletons of mammals.

The matrons in hanging-sleeves: or, The enquirer into nature - a satyr

The matrons in hanging-sleeves: or, The enquirer into nature - a satyr

Print shows women and children of all ages viewing exhibits at the "Wax-works" and "see a Womb, to hear fine Lectures, read on Generation, and all the Arts explain'd of Procreation ..."; in a large display case... more

Bambridge on trial for murder by a committee of the House of Commons / engraved by T. Cook from an original painting by Wm. Hogarth in the possession of Mr. Ray.

Bambridge on trial for murder by a committee of the House of Commons /...

Print shows several members of the House of Commons, including James Oglethorpe and Archibald Grant, gathered in a room at the Fleet Prison for an investigation of Thomas Bambridge, warden of the prison, for th... more

L'assemblée nationale: - or - grand co-operation meeting at St. Ann's Hill. Respectfully dedicated to the admirers of "A Broad-Bottom'd Administration" / Js. Gillray, invt. & fect.

L'assemblée nationale: - or - grand co-operation meeting at St. Ann's ...

Print shows a reception given by Charles James Fox and wife for various groups and friends of the Prince of Wales, all opposed to the government.

Mammalia, order 1, primates ...

Mammalia, order 1, primates ...

Classification by Linnaeus of man as an animal of genus Homo and species sapiens, with descriptions of known races of man.

Very slippy-weather / etch'd by Js. Gillray.

Very slippy-weather / etch'd by Js. Gillray.

Cartoon shows an elderly man who has slipped and fallen on the sidewalk outside Humphrey's printing establishment at No. 27 St. James's Street, London. He is holding a thermometer which he manages keep upright,... more

Is this a rattle which I see before me / Cruikshank.

Is this a rattle which I see before me / Cruikshank.

John Philip Kemble, caricatured, plays the dagger scene in Macbeth. In front of him is magically suspended a large watchman's rattle, labelled "a word to the wise". Text refers to the personal attack made on th... more

The centaur-ian manager / the caricaturist general fecit.

The centaur-ian manager / the caricaturist general fecit.

A satire on the equestrian performances at Covent Garden, with John Philip Kemble, as a mount for Mrs. Sarah Siddons, as a tragedy queen, with raised dagger. Behind the centaur's kicking hind-legs lies Comedy o... more

The Sexual system as represented by modern authors / Edwards, del.; Mazel, sculp.

The Sexual system as represented by modern authors / Edwards, del.; Ma...

Examples of the twenty-four Linnaean classes of plants.

Pidgeon hole. A Convent [sic] Garden contrivance to coop up the gods / Rowlandson, del.

Pidgeon hole. A Convent [sic] Garden contrivance to coop up the gods /...

"A close-up view of one of the 'pigeon holes' which flanked the upper gallery at Covent Garden..." (Source: George)

Whitingtons [i.e. Whittington] College, Highgate

Whitingtons [i.e. Whittington] College, Highgate

Drawing shows an exterior view of the building, with chapel and courtyard, Whittington College.

A sketch of the interior view of the House of Lords, representing the trial of her majesty Queen Caroline / drawn by Cruikshanks ; etched by Roberts.

A sketch of the interior view of the House of Lords, representing the ...

Print showing the interior of the House of Lords during the trial of Caroline, queen, consort of George IV. Seated around a table in the center are the Queen, the Judges, the Bishops, the Lord Chancellor, the A... more

Covent Garden Theatre, London, circa 1821
A royal brewery, or how to cook a wife

A royal brewery, or how to cook a wife

Print shows George IV, "a conning stoker," of some "Mischief brewing," stirring up the "Flames of Persecution," with "vengeance," saying, "If this trial fail I'l brew no more." Behind him is a vat "Filthy compo... more

Panorama of the times

Panorama of the times

Print shows a man, the celebrated juggler, standing on a stage greeting the audience, sitting at his sides are two hurdy-gurdy players, one on a box labeled "Money Box" and the other on a box labeled "Quack Med... more

Theatrical reflection, or a peep at the looking glass curtain at the Royal Coburg Theatre

Theatrical reflection, or a peep at the looking glass curtain at the R...

Print shows the mirrored curtain reflecting the audience at the Royal Coburg Theatre (Old Vic Theatre) and Ramo Samee, a juggler, magician, and sword swallower, juggling on stage.

[John Rodgers, the first Protestant martyr of Queen Mary's reign, being burnt at the stake in Smithfield Market, London, Feb. 14, 1554]

[John Rodgers, the first Protestant martyr of Queen Mary's reign, bein...

Includes woodcut on one page and text on opposite page. Reference copy in LOT 7012. Illus. in: The New England primer ... 1823, pp. 20 & 21.

Monday after the "Great St. Leger." or Heroes of the turf paying & recieving [sic] at Tattersalls / drawn & engraved by R. Cruikshank.

Monday after the "Great St. Leger." or Heroes of the turf paying & rec...

Quadrangle at Tattersalls filled with groups of betting men including Mr. Tanfield, Lord Sefton, Col. Hylton Jolliffe, Sir L. Skeffington, and John Gully, the ex-pugilist. A Jewish man sells wares from a basket... more

Bird's-eye view of Fowler's market from the south-east

Bird's-eye view of Fowler's market from the south-east

Print shows Charles Fowler's plan for Covent Garden, ca. 1830.

The new London bridge, as it appeared on Monday, August 1st, 1831, at the ceremony of opening by their Majesties

The new London bridge, as it appeared on Monday, August 1st, 1831, at ...

Print shows balloon possibly piloted by British balloonist Charles Green ascending over New London Bridge on the occasion of its opening, August 31, 1831, witnessed by William IV, King of Great Britain. (Source... more

North east view of Westminster Abbey

North east view of Westminster Abbey

Print shows a street view of the northeast side of Westminster Abbey, with pedestrians on the promenade in the foreground.

Surry [sic] Zoological Gardens

Surry [sic] Zoological Gardens

Print shows pond and people walking at the Surrey Zoological Gardens, London, England, with a balloon ascending in the distance. Print commemorates the 17th anniversary of the birth of Princess Victoria, May 24... more

Royal Gardens, Vauxhall. Next Tuesday, 24th July, grand day and evening fete, will be given in honor of the foreign ambassadors ...

Royal Gardens, Vauxhall. Next Tuesday, 24th July, grand day and evenin...

Text-only broadside announcing ascent of Charles Green's balloon "The "Royal Nassau" at the Royal Gardens, Vauxhall, London. Text also describes other activities including a fireworks display taking place at th... more

Trip to Epsom

Trip to Epsom

Drawing shows crowds of people on horseback or in wagons and one stagecoach full of passengers in front of the classic screen at Hyde Park, London.

Royal Gardens, Vauxhall. Grand day and evening fete, next Tuesday, August 7, 1838. Ascent of the Nassau Balloon, combined with the evening entertainments

Royal Gardens, Vauxhall. Grand day and evening fete, next Tuesday, Aug...

Broadside announcing Charles Green's ascension in the balloon "Nassau" from Vauxhall Gardens, London. Includes a picture of passengers in a balloon basket.

North-country mails at the Peacock, Islington / painted by James Pollard ; engraved by T. Sutherland.

North-country mails at the Peacock, Islington / painted by James Polla...

Print shows several passenger and mail coaches on street in front of the Peacock building in Islington, London, England. Title from item. Engraved from the original picture in the possession of Henry Wormald, E... more

Banque, Bourse et palais du Lord Maire, Londres The bank, the exchange, Mansion House, London / / Tuonra [Arnout spelled backwards] ; dessiné et lith. par Jules Arnout ; imp. par Lemercier à Paris.

Banque, Bourse et palais du Lord Maire, Londres The bank, the exchange...

Print shows a view of the Tuileries Palace with the Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel and a large plaza with pedestrians and carriages in the foreground.

Exeter Hall, the great anti-slavery meeting, 1841 / T.H. Shepherd [delineator] ; H. Melville [printmaker].

Exeter Hall, the great anti-slavery meeting, 1841 / T.H. Shepherd [del...

Print shows interior of Exeter Hall filled with a large crowd for the Anti-slavery Society meeting, London, England.

Royal Gardens, Vauxhall. Juvenile fete, next Wednesday, 21st ...

Royal Gardens, Vauxhall. Juvenile fete, next Wednesday, 21st ...

Text-only broadside announcing a festival at Vauxhall Gardens, London, England, 1841?. Includes a list of the events and scheduled performances, including the release of the balloon "Fat Boy." "A great personag... more

Entry to the Strand from Charing Cross / T.S. Boys, del. et lith.

Entry to the Strand from Charing Cross / T.S. Boys, del. et lith.

Illustration showing people in London street. Signature on monument at right: "T.S. Boys, 1841."

Guildhall / T.S. Boys, del. et lithog.

Guildhall / T.S. Boys, del. et lithog.

Illustration showing interior of hall with people.

Piccadilly, looking towards the city / T.S. Boys, del. et lith.

Piccadilly, looking towards the city / T.S. Boys, del. et lith.

Illustration showing people walking in square at corner of Old Bond St., public and commercial buildings.

Mansion House, Cheapside &c. / T. Shotter Boys, del. et lith.

Mansion House, Cheapside &c. / T. Shotter Boys, del. et lith.

Illustration showing people walking in London streets, public coach, and buildings seen from corner of Lombard Street.

Christmas tree at Windsor Castle / drawn by J.L. Williams.

Christmas tree at Windsor Castle / drawn by J.L. Williams.

Family around Christmas tree, depicted in an oval with border showing winter scenes and the fruits and animals of a bountiful harvest.

Houses of Parliament / Pearson sc.

Houses of Parliament / Pearson sc.

Print shows Palace of Westminster, meeting place of the House of Commons and the House of Lords, on the banks of the Thames River.

"Epurator" machine for cleaning cotton

"Epurator" machine for cleaning cotton

Photograph shows cotton being cleaned through machinery; cotton in case on display.

Cotton machinery

Cotton machinery

Photograph shows large cotton machine on display.

Model house for families

Model house for families

Photograph shows exterior of building.

[Interior view of the Crystal Palace during the Great Industrial Exhibition of 1851 showing statues on the sides, fountain at center with a large tree in the background, and crowds of spectators]

[Interior view of the Crystal Palace during the Great Industrial Exhib...

Title devised by Library staff. Inscribed in ink on lower right margin : "420063". Transfer; Smithsonian Institution; (DLC/PP-1942:063) Forms part of: Popular graphic art print filing series (Library of Congress).

Cremorne Gardens ... Grand Victoria fete in honour of the Inauguration of the Exhibition of All Nations, by Her Majesty, on Thursday, May 1st, 1851 ...

Cremorne Gardens ... Grand Victoria fete in honour of the Inauguration...

Broadside announcing an inaugural festival for the Exhibition of All Nations, London, England, 1851. Includes a picture of the balloon "Erin-go-Bragh" to publicize an ascent by balloonist John Hampton during th... more

View of west end of building

View of west end of building

Photograph shows exterior view of Crystal Palace building.

Indian rubber boat, pontoons, & c.

Indian rubber boat, pontoons, & c.

Photograph shows the Charles Goodyear exhibit of vulcanized india-rubber products (boat, pontoons, and buoys).

Lathe for railway wheels

Lathe for railway wheels

Photograph shows lathe machinery.

Royal Gardens, Vauxhall ... this day, Monday, May 5th, a balloon ascent will positively take place by the veteran Green, in the Royal Nassau balloon ...

Royal Gardens, Vauxhall ... this day, Monday, May 5th, a balloon ascen...

Text-only broadside announcing ascensions by Charles Green in his balloon "Royal Nassau" and Hugh Bell, in his "patent locomotive balloon" from the Royal Gardens, Vauxhall, London, England, May 1851. Text also... more

View of transept, looking south

View of transept, looking south

Photograph shows general view of transept with fountain and statues; large tree in the background. Salted paper photoprint by Claude-Marie Ferrier or Hugh Owen. Illus. in: Reports by the Juries, London, Spicer ... more

Steam hammer

Steam hammer

Photograph shows J. Nasmyth's patent steam hammer.

Locomotive engine

Locomotive engine

Photograph shows locomotive engine on display.

Agricultural implements

Agricultural implements

Photograph shows three pieces of farm equipment: a cultivator, cart, and a harrow. Salted paper photoprint by Claude-Marie Ferrier or Hugh Owen. Illus. in: Reports by the Juries, London, Spicer Brothers, 1852, ... more

General view from transept, looking west

General view from transept, looking west

Photograph shows interior of Crystal Palace with large sculptures and other exhibit items on display.

View of western nave

View of western nave

Photograph shows Crystal Palace interior.