Collection Items

  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Descente dans les ateliers de la liberté de la presse 1 print : lithograph ; 28.6 x 46.8 cm (sheet) | Print shows on the left, King Louis-Philippe in a right side profile, whiskers obscuring his face, with his hand over the mouth of a female printer, representing freedom of the press, and showing on the far left, Comte d'Argout holding a large pair of scissors, the typical device identifying a censor. Other government...
    • Contributor: Grandville, J. J. - Desperret, Auguste
    • Date: 1833
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Lamartine membre du gouvernement provisoire - ministre des affaires etrangères 1 print : lithograph, chine collé ; 41.1 x 33 cm (sheet) | Print shows Alphonse de Lamartine, three-quarter length portrait, sitting in a chair, facing left, with right elbow resting on a table and right hand at his chin.
    • Contributor: Alophe
    • Date: 1848
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Le femme révées Ideal beauties ; Contemplation = contemplation / 1 print : lithograph, color. | Print shows a three-quarter length view of woman looking at herself in mirror above mantel.
    • Contributor: Alophe
    • Date: 1851
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    L'entrée au port de Boston dans l'Amérique gravée d'aprés le tableau de Vernet Print of an idealized, European view of Boston Harbor showing a fort, possibly Castle William on Castle Island, in the foreground are two men on shore, one on horseback and the other carrying a drum on his back, and two men in a boat.
    • Contributor: Annert, Friedrich Albert - Vernet, Joseph
    • Date: 178?
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Entrée au port de Quebec dans l'Amérique Print of an idealized, European view of the entrance to the port at Quebec, with a large stone fort, small boats, and men walking along the docks.
    • Contributor: Annert, Friedrich Albert - Vernet, Joseph
    • Date: 178?
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    L'entrée au port de Boston - dans l'Amérique 1 print : etching and engraving. | Print of an idealized, European view of Boston Harbor showing a fort, possibly Castle William on Castle Island, and men on shore, and two men in a boat in the foreground.
    • Contributor: Annert, Friedrich Albert - Vernet, Joseph
    • Date: 1780
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Le port de Fredericsbourg dans l'Amérique gravée d'aprés le tableau de Vernet Print of an idealized, European view of the port at Fredericksburg, Virginia, with ships in the harbor and a fort at the entrance to the port.
    • Contributor: Annert, Friedrich Albert - Vernet, Joseph
    • Date: 178?
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    S.A.J. Madame la grande duchesse Catherine duchesse d'Oldenbourg Print shows Catherine Duchess of Oldenburg, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front, in oval.
    • Contributor: Artaria & Co.
    • Date: 1809
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Bataille de Watignies, 16 Octobre 1793 1 print : etching and engraving ; plate 29.1 x 43.1 cm, on sheet 31.2 x 45.8 cm. | Print shows French, Austrian, and Dutch armies clashing on a battlefield with village buildings on the left and right, and the evacuation of wounded taking place in the foreground.
    • Contributor: Lami, Eugène Louis - Gavard, Charles
    • Date: 1838
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Paris. Arc de Triomphe de l'Étoile Print shows a street level view of the Arc de Triomphe de l'Étoile with horseback riders, pedestrians, and horse-drawn carriages passing on the plaza.
    • Contributor: Maison Martinet (Paris, France)
    • Date: 1855
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    L'Amérique 1 print : stipple engraving, hand-colored ; 18.4 x 13 cm (plate), 24.6 x 19.4 cm (sheet) | Print shows a young Native American maiden, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front, wearing a fur and fabric robe, a feathered headdress, a quiver and bow; the early form of the allegorical figure representing "America".
    • Contributor: Bance, Jacques-Louis
    • Date: 1800
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Benjamin Franklin - né a Boston, le 17 Janvier 1706 1 print : engraving ; 28 x 22 cm (plate), 33.1 x 25.1 cm (sheet) | Print shows Benjamin Franklin, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly left, in oval.
    • Contributor: Basset (Firm) - Desrais, Claude Louis
    • Date: 1790
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    La destruction de la statue royale a Nouvelle Yorck Die zerstorung der koniglichen bild saule zu Neu Yorck. 1 print : etching, hand-colored. | Print shows a misguided attempt by the artist to depict the destruction of an equestrian statue of King George III in New York City on July 9, 1776; this view shows what appear to be mostly slaves attempting to pull over the statue of a man standing, holding up a scroll or baton.
    • Contributor: Basset, André, Active - Basset, André
    • Date: 1770
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Philadelphie - la ville capitale de Pensylvanie province Nord-Americaine William Penn, à qui Charles II Roi d'Angleterre donna cette province entiére la planta en 1682 ... 1 print : etching, hand-colored. | Print shows men in boats and ships along the waterfront in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
    • Contributor: Basset (Firm)
    • Date: 1790
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Representation du feu terrible a Nouvelle Yorck 1 print : etching, hand-colored. | Print shows several buildings along street engulfed in flames during fire on September 19, 1776, citizens being beaten by Redcoats, and looting by African slaves. Includes two lines of text in French that list some of the institutions destroyed by the fire.
    • Date: 1778
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Vue de la Riviere et l'Isle de Courou dans la Guyane francoise, ou deb́arque les Européens pour l'Isle Cayenne 1 print : hand-colored etching on laid paper ; sheet 24.5 x 38.5 cm. | Print shows activity along a shoreline of a river in Kourou, French Guiana.
    • Contributor: Basset, André, Active - Basset, André
    • Date: 1770
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Bataille de Zurich, 25 Septembre 1799 1 print : etching and engraving ; plate 30 x 33.5 cm, on sheet 31.3 x 45.8 cm. | Print shows Napoleon I, on horseback, conferring with his officers in the hills above Zurich, Switzerland. A group of three officers on the lower left appear wounded and disgruntled, and on the lower right an officer has fallen with his horse.
    • Contributor: Bouchot, Frédéric - Gavard, Charles
    • Date: 1838
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Grouchy 1 print : lithograph ; 42.6 x 30.8 cm (sheet) | Print shows Emmanuel de Grouchy, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly right, wearing military uniform.
    • Contributor: Belliard, Zepherin Félix Jean Marius - Dubufe, Claude-Marie
    • Date: 1842
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Offrandes faites au capitaine Cook, aux isles Sandwich Print shows a Native priest offering a roast pig to Captain James Cook at a dinner with other priests and a few members of Cook's staff, in front of a tall wooden idol and the temple of the God of Agriculture.
    • Contributor: Bénard, Robert - Webber, John
    • Date: 1785
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Grand chemin de la posterite 2 prints : lithograph. | Print showing a procession of French artists and writers as caricatured by Benjamin Roubaud. Those depicted are: Hugo, T. Gauthier, Cassagnac, Francis Wey, Paul Fouché, Eugène Sue, A. Dumas, La Martine, Soulié, Balzac, Alf de Vigny, Viennet, Kar, Monsieur Ancelot, Madam Ancelot, Goslan, Germ. Delavigne, Mery, Scribe, Bayard, Melesville, Dupin, Rosier, Lauzanne, Duvert, P. de Kock, Rochefort, Varin, dit...
    • Contributor: Roubaud, Benjamin
    • Date: 1840
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    République Française 1 print : lithograph ; sheet 35.8 x 47.7 cm, on mount 36.4 x 48 cm. | Print shows a large female figure labeled "Republique Française" standing at center with her right arm around the shoulder of a man labeled "Suffrage Universel" and her left hand resting on a document labeled "Constitution". On the left are a group of men labeled "D'Orleans" with a...
    • Date: 1873
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    L'Amérique 1 print : stipple engraving, printed in color with hand-coloring ; 37 x 27.5 cm (plate), 39.4 x 29.8 cm (sheet) | Print shows a young Native maiden, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front, wearing a fabric robe with left breast exposed, a feathered headdress with beaded braids, and feathered armbands; the early form of the allegorical figure representing "America".
    • Contributor: Bertrand, Noël François - Vauthier, Jules Antoine
    • Date: 1820
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Lafayette 1 print : etching and engraving ; 45.1 x 35.5 cm (sheet) | Print shows Lafayette, full-length portrait, standing, facing front, wearing military uniform.
    • Contributor: Blanchard, Auguste Thomas Marie
    • Date: 1850
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Lafayette 1 print : wood engraving ; 45.1 x 35.5 cm (sheet) | Print shows a presentation cover sheet for a portrait of Lafayette, "Général en chef des gardes nationales de France. Né en 1757 à Chavagnac (Auvergne): - mort à Paris le 20 mai 1834. Peint par Henri Scheffer, gravé par Blanchard fils"; includes additional text about his roles in the American Revolution and...
    • Contributor: Budzilowicz, -APPROXIMATELY 1875 - Budzilowicz
    • Date: 1850