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.
Popular Graphic Arts
About 15,000 historical prints (ca. 1700-1900) created to document geographic locations or popular subjects and sometimes used for advertising and educational purposes. Most are by American printmakers (e.g., Baillie, Currier & Ives, Sachse & Co.), but publishers in many other countries are also represented (e.g., Antonio Vanegas Arroyo). Subjects vary widely, from city and harbor views, street scenes, and manufacturing plants to genre scenes,...
The Bostons paying the excise-man or tarring & feathering
1 print : lithograph. | Print shows a mob pouring tea into the mouth of a Loyalist who has been tarred and feathered. Behind the group, on the right, is the "Liberty Tree" from which hangs a noose and a sign "Stamp Act" written upside down; on the left, revolutionaries on a ship pouring crates of tea into the water.
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...
Grandville, J. J. - Desperret, Auguste
Photo, Print, Drawing
Democracy against the unnatural union. Trial Octr. 14th 1817.
1 print : etching with red wash on wove paper ; plate 35.2 x 25 cm. | second colored impression 1 print : etching, hand-colored ; plate 35.5 x 25 cm, on sheet 46 x 29 cm. | b&w impression 1 print : etching on wove paper ; plate 35.2 x 25 cm, on sheet 38 x 26.7 cm. | A satire on the...
[Shakespeare courtship scene(?)]
1 photomechanical print : line photoengraving ; 48.3 x 35.7 cm (sheet) | Print shows a reproduction of an Edwin A. Abbey illustration showing a man, with a lyre, and a woman in an embrace, standing beneath a statue of a nude woman holding a bow, after Eros, on an Italianate patio.
Abbey, Edwin Austin
Photo, Print, Drawing
Passau. septen trio
1 print : etching ; plate 36.5 x 50 cm, on sheet 39.8 x 53.8 cm. | Print shows a bird's-eye view of Passau from the south with the Inn River in the foreground and the Danube River in the background; also shows a man and a woman walking at bottom center with another woman and a dog behind, and two women nearby, city...
Abent, Leonard, Active - Abent, Leonard
"Everything coming our way"
1 print : lithograph ; 40.6 x 60.3 cm (image), 55.7 x 75.5 cm (sheet) | Print shows a farmer standing on the lower left with his arms spread wide in a welcoming gesture as all sorts of animals, including pigs, ducks, chickens, and dogs, and people rush toward him. There is open space in the upper left for a textual message.