Collection Items

  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Eruzione de' 26 Febo. 1822 1 drawing : gouache ; sheet 33.7 x 46.7 cm. | Drawing shows two fishermen on rocks along the coastline of Naples, a large sailing ship, a sailboat, and a rowboat on the Bay of Naples during a minor volcanic eruption of Vesuvius.
    • Contributor: Gianni, Girolamo
    • Date: 1870
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Piazza de popolo 1 print : lithograph ; 29.6 x 39.5 cm (sheet) | Print shows a view of the plaza with an Egyptian obelisk on the left with lion fountains at the corners, a monumental arch on the far left, Pincio in the distance at right center, and a building with columns topped with a statue, possibly one of the two churches on the plaza at...
    • Date: 1831
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Il Porto di Brest, Veduto dalla parte rimota della Fabbrica attenente all' Impresa Genarale 1 print : engraving ; plate 30.1 x 40.3 cm, on sheet 33.8 x 47.4 cm. | Print shows a view of the port of Brest, France with sailing ships in the harbor and activity on a wharf.
    • Contributor: Vernet, Joseph - Dall'acqua, Cristoforo
    • Date: 1751
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Veduta del porto di ancona 1 print : engraving ; sheet 30.7 x 46.7 cm. | Print shows a view of the port of Ancona with several sailing ships, rowboats, and activity on a wharf.
    • Contributor: De Vegni, Leonardo Massimiliano
    • Date: 1784
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Washington veduta generale (America settentrionale) 1 print : lithograph ; sheet 22.1 x 30.5 cm, on mount 24.6 x 33.1 cm. | Print shows a view, looking east, possibly from the top of the South Portico of the White House, of the National Mall area and, at the top of the hill, the U.S. Capitol.
    • Date: 1846
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Attualità politiche Italian political cartoon shows two scenes, at top is an Englishman carrying a large, heavy sack labeled "Pound Sterling" on his back and leaning on a cane for support, there is a booklet in his coat pocket labeled "Guida", moving from left to right, he encounters a big, burly old Russian man carrying a large cannon barrel labeled "Ukase" over his right shoulder, his...
    • Contributor: Grossi, Augusto
    • Date: 1878
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Belle arti-gallerie politiche Beaux arts galeries politiques Italian political cartoon shows Otto von Bismarck standing on the left with his arms spread wide and draped with a cape to obscure the view of statues in the "Salon Delle Republiche" gallery at a museum. Proceeding from the right in a line are six women labeled (from left to right) "Russia", "Germania", "Austria", "Italia", "Spagna", and "Grecia"; they pass statues labeled "Monarchia", "Feudalismo",...
    • Contributor: Grossi, Augusto
    • Date: 1879
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Casi imprevisti Palpiti d' attualità Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Italian political cartoon shows two scenes, on the left, two men are facing each other as though they are about to duel, a man labeled "Russo" is holding a sword and a handgun, and a man labeled "Turco" appears ready to clap his hands; the Russian man is actually looking at a man labeled "Inglese" who stands between them in the background, holding a...
    • Contributor: Grossi, Augusto
    • Date: 1878
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Una catastrofe Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Italian political cartoon shows two men, representing Russia and Germany, pulling on a large rake labeled "Guerra d'Oriente", a third man, representing Austria, is hanging onto the rake, but has fallen and has lost his hat with a sprig of greenery on top, a small dog labeled "Ungaria" is biting his leg; they are racing to the left, toward Turkey and the abyss of...
    • Contributor: Grossi, Augusto
    • Date: 1877
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Desiderato debutto di miss conferenza Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Italian political cartoon shows circus performers getting ready to put on a show, the ringmaster "Signor Antonio", labeled "Austria", announces that the audience is waiting for them, a clown with a bell is labeled "Inglese", he is leaning over a small trampoline labeled "Trattato Di Santo Stefano", the band leader labeled "Russ" is flirting with a young woman labeled "Conferenz", who holding a riding...
    • Contributor: Grossi, Augusto
    • Date: 1878
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Le due Susanne 1 print : chromolithograph ; sheet 42 x 59.2 cm. | Italian political cartoon shows, on the left, a woman labeled "Austra" sitting on a park bench between two men, on her left is Aleksandr Gorchakov labeled "Russo" and on her right is a man labeled "Inglese"; she is flirting with both men while surreptitiously holding hands with Otto von Bismarck who is standing...
    • Contributor: Grossi, Augusto
    • Date: 1878
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Le due cucine 1 print : chromolithograph ; sheet 41.4 x 59.4 cm. | Italian political cartoon shows an interior view of a large room divided into two kitchens, the "Cucina Inglese" on the left and the "Cucina Russa" on the right; the British chef, tasting one dish labeled "Marina al Bosforo", exclaims "Yes, è malto piccante!" and the Russian chef, stirring a dish labeled "Trattato Santo...
    • Contributor: Grossi, Augusto
    • Date: 1878
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    I figli d'Europa Lo spauracchio / 1 print : chromolithograph ; sheet 41.9 x 59.5 cm. | Italian political cartoon shows two scenes in the aftermath of the Congress of Berlin, on the left, an allegorical female figure wearing a crown labeled "Europa", seated on a throne among ruins, admonishing child-like figures labeled "Greco" holding a paper labeled "Unita ed Indipendens", "Rumeno" holding a paper labeled "Bessarabia", "Austria" holding a...
    • Contributor: Grossi, Augusto
    • Date: 1878
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Le figurine mondiali 1 print : chromolithograph ; sheet 42.4 x 59.1 cm. | Italian political cartoon shows a procession moving from left to right with a man labeled "Inglese" at the head; he is balancing a small platform labeled "Proprieta Indebite" on his shoulders and head, on it are figurines labeled "Malta", "Gib", "Arci", "Australia", "Colonie Americane", "Commerci India", and a castle labeled "Dardanelli". At his...
    • Contributor: Grossi, Augusto
    • Date: 1877
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Fu l' ultimo il briccone 1 print : chromolithograph ; sheet 41.5 x 58.9 cm. | Italian political cartoon shows a drunken Englishman struggling to remain upright at the base of a stairway in a wine cellar, he is holding an empty bottle labeled "Cipro" at his side, behind him is a wine barrel labeled "Indie" with two men labeled "Ayah" and "Emir" extracting wine, a wine barrel labeled...
    • Contributor: Grossi, Augusto
    • Date: 1878
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Gli animali parlanti Les animaux parlants / 1 print : chromolithograph ; sheet 42.2 x 58.9 cm. | Italian political cartoon shows a banquet where many different species of animals have come together in peace to celebrate the wedding of the lion and the lioness, shown on the left reclining on a mound of dead animals; gathered around the table, at center, are bears, a goat, lions, a donkey, a unicorn,...
    • Contributor: Grossi, Augusto
    • Date: 1879
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Incontro diplomatico Rencontre diplomatique Italian political cartoon shows Otto von Bismarck and Gyula Andrássy with rockets labeled "Bismark" and "Andrassy" under their arms, shooting over rooftops on a collision course across a night sky filled with stars labeled "Agenzie Giron'listi", with Saturn at top center as a human head with ring labeled "Gorciakoff" (i.e., Gorchakov). The flames from Bismarck's rockets are labeled "Supremazia Germanica Conservatori" and the flames...
    • Contributor: Grossi, Augusto
    • Date: 1879
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Un' infornata di nuovo genere 1 print : chromolithograph ; sheet 42 x 59.3 cm. | Italian political cartoon shows a mock execution of a man labeled "Inglese", identified in the caption as "John Bull", by force feeding him a ladle full of small cakes or bread labeled "Bosforo", "Dardanell", Arcipelago", "Gibilterro", and "Malta", by a man labeled "Russo" who is being held back by a man labeled "Austria"...
    • Contributor: Grossi, Augusto
    • Date: 1878
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Un ingresso trionfale 1 print : chromolithograph ; sheet 41.5 x 59.2 cm. | Italian political cartoon shows a man riding in a chariot labeled "Grecia" drawn by two donkeys who have stopped short in their tracks before broken wine bottles and bones littering the street in front of them; the man is holding an umbrella labeled "Diritto" and he has a large ax tucked into his...
    • Contributor: Grossi, Augusto
    • Date: 1878
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Un leone nel giardino Italian political cartoon shows a large building extending from left to right center, with many doors labeled "Equateur", [France], "Autriche", "Angleterre", "Espagne", "Suisse", and "Belgio"; flags for each country hang from upper storey windows or parapets, and standing at each open door is a woman representing that country, most are looking to the right through telescopes at the British Lion in a garden across...
    • Contributor: Grossi, Augusto
    • Date: 1878
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Le occupazioni 1 print : chromolithograph ; sheet 41.1 x 59.6 cm. | Italian political cartoon shows an Italian man, possbily Victor Emmanuel II, standing in front of a large camera labeled "Macchina della Fotografia Pacifica"; he has removed the cover from the lens and is holding a watch to time the exposure; behind him, across a small body of water, are "Trieste" and "Trnto"; at...
    • Contributor: Grossi, Augusto
    • Date: 1878
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Ostacoli alpinistici 1 print : chromolithograph ; sheet 41.6 x 59.8 cm. | Italian political cartoon shows representatives of many of the nations involved in the Congress of Berlin and the subsequent Treaty of Berlin; they are each pursuing their own paths to peace through the mountains. On the left, a Russian man is huddled against the wall of a narrow mountain pass labeled "Russo" during...
    • Contributor: Grossi, Augusto
    • Date: 1878
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Osteria della politica Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Italian political cartoon shows the interior of a restaurant where the chef (Otto von Bismarck) has returned to the kitchen to prepare new dishes behind a green curtain labeled "Il cuoco si è ritirato a preparare nuove piatanze"; meanwhile, on the left, two men representing Russia and Turkey have gotten into a wrestling match knocking over a bottle of wine and a chair labeled...
    • Contributor: Grossi, Augusto
    • Date: 1877
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Panslavismo 1 print : chromolithograph ; sheet 59.5 x 42 cm. | Italian political cartoon shows a wall at center labeled "Panslavismo" that separates a scene on the left, showing events from 1878, from a scene on the right, showing events from 1882. On the left, a white bear labeled "Russia" is perched near the top of a tree labeled "Santo Stefano" to which, at...
    • Contributor: Grossi, Augusto
    • Date: 1882
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Parodia del trovatore Italian political cartoon shows, from left, a man labeled "Inglese" standing in a rowboat, playing a guitar to accompany a woman labeled "Rumenia" who is standing on a rock in the water outside the walls of a fort, weeping and singing, her left hand resting on another rock labeled "Trattato Del 1840"; on the lower right, a man with his fists raised is being...
    • Contributor: Grossi, Augusto
    • Date: 1878