Collection Items

  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    News from Worthing. In a letter from a beast of burden to her brother Jack 1 print : engraving, color. | "A young woman sits a donkey which is in the sea, refusing to move; she flourishes her parasol ..." (Source: George)
    • Contributor: Cruikshank, Isaac - Bloomfield, Robert
    • Date: 1807
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    The modern Circe or a sequel to the petticoat 1 print : etching, hand-colored. | Cartoon shows Mrs. Mary Anne Clarke, wearing the Duke of York's military cloak, extending it to cover a crowd of miniature soldiers, civilians and clergymen clustering around her with outstretched arms; Mr. Waddle (Mr. Wardle), standing to the side, gazes at her and declares his fascination.
    • Contributor: Cruikshank, Isaac - Delaney, E.
    • Date: 1809
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Is this a rattle which I see before me 1 print : etching, hand-colored. | 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 the Kemble family.
    • Contributor: Cruikshank, Isaac
    • Date: 1809
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    The doctor indulged with his favorite scene 1 print : etching, hand-colored. | Cartoon shows cleric Dr. Richard Price, kneeling on a crown with a demon on his back, peering through a peep-hole into the royal bedroom at Versailles, watching ruffians destroy the Queen's bed and bedroom in search of her; Queen Marie Antoinette is seen fleeing down a staircase.
    • Contributor: Cruikshank, Isaac
    • Date: 1790
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    The abolition of the slave trade Or the inhumanity of dealers in human flesh exemplified in Captn. Kimber's treatment of a young Negro girl of 15 for her virjen (sic) modesty. 1 print : etching, hand-colored ; plate 24.9 x 34.9 cm on sheet 26.8 x 39.8 cm. | Print shows sailor on a slave ship suspending an African girl by her ankle from a rope over a pulley. Captain John Kimber stands on the left with a whip in his hand.
    • Contributor: Cruikshank, Isaac
    • Date: 1792
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    The gradual abolition off the slave trade or leaving of sugar by degrees 1 print : etching, hand-colored ; 24 x 37.6 cm (sheet, trimmed within plate mark) | Print shows George III sitting at a table with the Queen and two of his daughters, and the Queen's Keeper of the Robes, Juliana Elizabeth Schwellenbergen holding a bottle of "Brandy", discussing the use of sugar in moderation. Princess Elizabeth states that "of late I have been very...
    • Contributor: Cruikshank, Isaac
    • Date: 1792
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    The progress of passion 1 print (2 sheets) : etching, hand-colored ; 35 x 77.9 cm (sheet, trimmed). | Print shows a sequence of scenes arranged in two rows starting, in upper left, with King George III dismissing Edward Thurlow and followed by a chain of events resulting from Thurlow's anger that affect family members, servants, the butcher, a dog, and finally a cat and a mouse.
    • Contributor: Cruikshank, Isaac - Nixon, John
    • Date: 1792
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    The genius of France extirpating despotism tyranny & oppression from the face of the earth Or the royal warriors defeated 1 print : etching, hand-colored. | Cartoon shows a woman wearing a liberty cap, representing the genius of France, holding a cat-o'-nine-tails in one hand and the reins of a donkey in the other; on this donkey and another bucking in the background are several monarchs identified as Prussia, Germany, Russia, Sweden, Brunswick, Turkey, Spain, and, falling to the ground, China; Louis XVI lies...
    • Contributor: Cruikshank, Isaac
    • Date: 1792
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Diversions of Hatfield 1 print : engraving, color. | Five men taking part in an archery contest. The target is placed on a tree in the form of a woman, branches being upraised arms. On the right, beyond the target, is Lord Salisbury.
    • Contributor: Cruikshank, Isaac
    • Date: 1789
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    French happiness - English misery 1 print : etching, hand-colored. | Print shows, on the left, four ragged and starving sansculottes fighting over a frog, a cat has dropped dead at their feet, and scenes of death in the background; on the right, a scene in an English tavern with a table laden with food and four men overeating, a fat dog lies on the floor, and a cat...
    • Contributor: Cruikshank, Isaac
    • Date: 1793
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    The near in blood, the nearer bloody 1 print : etching, hand-colored. | Print shows the Duke of Orleans dressed as a ragged sansculotte, holding an axe over the head of Louis XVI which rests on a chopping block, while Marie Antoinette pleads for him to show a "touch of pity."
    • Contributor: Cruikshank, Isaac
    • Date: 1793
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    The martydom of Louis XVI, King of France - I forgive my enemies, I die innocent!!! 1 print : etching, hand-colored. | Print shows Louis XVI standing, with a dramatic pose, next to a guillotine. Includes description of the mechanics of the guillotine.
    • Contributor: Cruikshank, Isaac
    • Date: 1793
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    A picture of Great Britain in the year 1793 Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available 1 print : etching, hand-colored. | Print shows Charles James Fox and Richard B. Sheridan rushing from the jaws of hell (on right) to undermine the foundation of the British Constitution (at center), and standing behind a wall (on left) are the "Associations for Perserving Liberty and Property against Republicans and Levellers."
    • Contributor: Cruikshank, Isaac
    • Date: 1974
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    A republican beau - a picture of Paris for 1794 1 print : etching, hand-colored. | Print shows a man, a sansculotte, in ragged red, white, and blue stripe clothing, he holds a spiked club in one hand, wears pistols in his belt on which is written "War Eternal War" and he has a dead infant stuffed into a pocket. In the near background is a guillotine replacing the crucifix, which lies on the...
    • Contributor: Cruikshank, Isaac
    • Date: 1794
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    A republican belle - a picture of Paris for 1794 1 print : etching, hand-colored. | Print shows an old woman, a sansculotte, in ragged dress, her arms folded across her chest, holding a pistol in one hand, which she fires at a man lying on the ground, and a dagger in the other. There is a skull and crossbones design on her garment, she wears a miniature guillotine hanging from her neck, and...
    • Contributor: Cruikshank, Isaac
    • Date: 1794
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Royal recreation 1 print : etching, hand-colored. | Cartoon shows Catherine II seated on a throne receiving the decapitated heads of the people of Poland from the military officer in charge of the Russian forces during the defeat of Poles in 1794; other men bring in baskets overflowing with heads; a bust of Charles Fox, in the lower right corner, observes the scene from over his...
    • Contributor: Cruikshank, Isaac
    • Date: 1795
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    The moment of reflection or a tale for future times 1 print : etching, hand-colored. | Cartoon shows Catherine II horrified at the visions that beset her at the moment of death; a cloud entering at left depicts the many victims of her wrath; a skeleton, Death, stands behind her ready to plunge his spear and send her cloven-hoofed spirit into the hands of two grinning demons waiting in the flames of hell; a...
    • Contributor: Cruikshank, Isaac
    • Date: 1796
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Buonaparte at Rome giving audience in state 1 print : etching, hand-colored. | Cartoon shows Napoleon, wearing tattered clothing, seated on a low throne; kneeling before him is a pope placing the keys of St. Peter at his feet as he kicks the crown off the popes head, saying "I say remember to take off your HAT when you wait on a Gemman!!!" Cardinals follow the pope, one holding "Mary Magdalene's...
    • Contributor: Cruikshank, Isaac
    • Date: 1797
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    A visit to the Irish pig!! With reflections physical & moral 1 print : etching, hand-colored ; 25.3 x 35.3 cm (plate) | Print shows George III peering through a magnifying glass at an extremely large hog, which was apparently a gift from Enniscorthy, Ireland, as a peace offering; behind the King stands Lord Chamberlain.
    • Contributor: Cruikshank, Isaac - Fores, S. W.
    • Date: 1799
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    An Irish union 1 print : etching, hand-colored. | Print shows William Pitt joining the hands of "Paddy," an Irish farmer, and John Bull, neither of whom seem anxious for the union, while Lord Dundas, on the left, reading from a "History of Scotland" says, "depend upon it Paddy ye will be much happier - and mair independent than ever."
    • Contributor: Cruikshank, Isaac
    • Date: 1799
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    The Irish bull broke loose 1 print : etching, hand-colored. | Print shows the "Irish Bull" tossing William Pitt into the air and about to do the same to Lord Dundas who runs to the left; on the far right, those opposed to Pitt's "Union Bill" cheer on the bull, "Go it my Boy."
    • Contributor: Cruikshank, Isaac
    • Date: 1799
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Summer amusement--Bugg [sic] hunting 1 print : aquatint. | Old couple catching bedbugs.
    • Contributor: Cruikshank, Isaac
    • Date: 1782
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    A strolling player. Comedy 1 print : etching, color ; 25 x 17.4 cm.
    • Contributor: Cruikshank, Isaac
    • Date: 1791
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Indecency 1 print : engraving, color. | Cartoon print showing a woman urinating in the street, and saying, "B-t you, what are you stareing [sic] at?"
    • Contributor: Cruikshank, Isaac
    • Date: 1799
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    The humours of Belvoir Castle, or the morning after 1 print : etching, hand-colored. | Print shows a number of encounters, in two panels, between men and women either off to bed or awakened to the horrors of the night before: the first, an old man on the arm of an old woman, says, "Och! Long life to Belvoir Castle ... and now heres a polite Damsel, going to shew me to bed...
    • Contributor: Cruikshank, Isaac - Woodward, G. M. (George Moutard), Approximately
    • Date: 1799