Collection Items

  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    The state nurses 1 print : etching. | Print shows the Earl of Mansfield, seated, and the Earl of Sandwich keeping watch over the British lion asleep in a cradle around which are four barking dogs labeled "Holland", "America" who is urinating on a paper labeled "Tea Act", "France", and "Spain"; in the background, on the left, Gibraltar is under siege by the Spanish, and on the...
    • Contributor: Colley, Thomas, Active - Colley, Thomas
    • Date: 1781
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Don Volaseo - the famous Spanish partizan 1 print : etching. | Print shows a man (possibly Edmund Burke) wearing military uniform sitting on a horse, in the middle background is a marquee before which a woman is sitting at a table drinking wine, in the distant background is a manor house.
    • Contributor: Colley, Thomas, Active - Colley, Thomas
    • Date: 1781
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    War of posts 1 print : etching and engraving. | Print shows the new ministers, Pitt, Keppel, Conway, Burke, Fox, and Richmond riding on wooden posts and cannon drive, with the aid of a devil, the old ministers, Nick, Sandwich, Amherst, North, and Mansfield into the jaws of Hell. A temple labeled "Constitution" stands at center "Founded on a Rock." In the background, on the right, is...
    • Contributor: Colley, Thomas, Active - Colley, Thomas
    • Date: 1782
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    The reconciliation between Britania and her daughter America 1 print : etching ; 26.2 x 36.4 cm (sheet) | Cartoon shows a Native, representing America, with a flag and liberty cap, rushing to the arms of Britannia, who holds a shield inscribed "George for Ever." A Spaniard and a Frenchman combine efforts to pull America away from England's embrace. Holland watches from a vantage point atop a barrel of herring, while Charles...
    • Contributor: Colley, Thomas, Active - Colley, Thomas
    • Date: 1782
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Prince Stadhold--r resuming his deliberation 1 print : etching, hand-colored. | Print shows a caricature of Prince William V of Holland as a slightly obese man, of deficient intellect, with empty ("MT") trouser pockets, and holding a sword by the blade against his breast, while notes and voices about how poorly the war in America is going for him unsettle his thoughts.
    • Contributor: Colley, Thomas, Active - Colley, Thomas
    • Date: 1782
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Labour in vain or let them tug & be da--nd 1 print : etching. | Print shows Neptune, the British lion, Britannia, and a British sailor on a piece of land labeled "England" laughing derisively at a Dutchman, a Frenchman, a Spaniard, and a partly draped Native woman wearing a feathered headdress, representing America, who are tugging at taut ropes hooked onto English soil.
    • Contributor: Colley, Thomas, Active - Colley, Thomas
    • Date: 1782
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    The belligerent plenipo's 1 print : etching, hand-colored ; 25.7 x 36.2 cm (sheet) | Cartoon shows America, on the right, represented by an Indian, celebrating her new acquisition, half of the English king's crown, while her allies, the King of France, a Dutchman, and a Spaniard complain at having received no compensation for their support, represented by injuries resulting in missing body parts which lay at...
    • Contributor: Colley, Thomas, Active - Colley, Thomas
    • Date: 1782
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Peace porridge all hot - the best to be got 1 print : etching. | Print shows an Englishman and servant offering bowls of "peace porridge" to a Frenchman, a Spaniard, a Dutchman, and a Native woman representing America. The Native says, "I rest Contented with a dish of Independant Soup." Includes text of a song sung to the tune of "Roast Beef of Old England."
    • Contributor: Colley, Thomas, Active - Colley, Thomas
    • Date: 1783
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    A political concert; the vocal parts by 1. Miss America, 2. Franklin, 3. F--x, 4. Kepp--ll, 5. Mrs. Britania, 6. Shelb--n, 7. Dun--i--g, 8. Benidick Rattle Snake 1 print : engraving. | Print shows a Native woman representing America and Britannia standing in the center holding a pole topped with a liberty cap, they are joined by Benjamin Franklin, Charles James Fox, Augustus Keppel, Lord Shelburne, John Dunning, and a rattlesnake as Benedict Arnold standing beneath a picture of a gallows representing Major André.
    • Contributor: Colley, Thomas, Active - Colley, Thomas
    • Date: 1783