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April 17, 2015

Bologna-sausages, or, Opposition flux'd [graphic].

Author: Gillray, James, 1756-1815,
Description: "Fox runs hurriedly from the House of Commons through an arched doorway; he excretes as he runs, saying, "I never said he had a right to the Regency I didn't indeed! indeed I didn't!" In a porter's chair (right) sits an elderly man (Cornwall, the Speaker), his hands raised, saying with a shocked expression, "Lord! Lord! What will this House come to?" On the left stands Weltje, very stiff and tall, his hands raised, saying, "No right to de Regency? den by Got! we shall loose all de Sausages!" He wears a looped-up apron; sauce-ladles are thrust through his apron-string. Through the archway appear, obliquely, the Opposition benches; they are crowded with members (also excreting) whose faces and gestures express consternation. In front sit North, with his eyes bandaged, indicating his blindness, Sheridan, and Burke. Facing them, the profile of Pitt is seen through the doorway, saying, '"The Prince of Wales lias no more right to a "succession to the Regency, than any other Subject*, and whoever asserts the "contrary, speaks little less than Treason! - I repeat, than Treason!" * without the Consent of Parliament'."--British Museum online catalogue.
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Auchincloss Gillray v. 2

[Western Americana transfer china collection].

Souvenir china.
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): WA MSS S- 3018

April 16, 2015

Blood & Co. setting fire to [the] tower & stealing the crown [graphic].

Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Auchincloss Gillray v. 2

Bubbles of opposition [graphic].

Author: Gillray, James, 1756-1815,
Description: "Fox (three quarter length), very obese, stands (left) blowing soap-bubbles from a long pipe, with an expression of calculating complacency; these contain heads of Lord John Townshend and other Foxites. He stands beside a tub of soap-suds (right), inscribed 'Coalition Washing Tub', in which are two heads with closed eyes, one (left) is North, the other is (?) Burke. It stands on a block of masonry inscribed 'Portland Stone' (Portland being the nominal leader of the Coalition). Beside the tub are piles of guineas, some arranged on a paper inscribed 'Devonshire Sope'. The head contained in the bubble which is leaving the bowl of the pipe is exploding; the smoke and flames are inscribed 'Towns End' showing that he is Lord John Townshend. The largest bubble contains a head of the Prince of Wales and is inscribed 'Ich dien'. Between this and Townshend's bubble are six others, containing the heads of Burke, the Duke of Portland, the Duke of Norfolk, Sheridan, Lord Stormont, and Hanger. In the upper left corner is another bubble containing the head of (?) Windham, while a bubble, the lower part only of which is visible, contains a mouth and cheek resembling those of Lord Carlisle in caricature."--British Museum online catalogue.
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Auchincloss Gillray v. 2

Harry Jenkins, the masculine & feminine bellows mender [graphic].

Author: Gillray, James, 1756-1815,
Description: "A ragged, dwarfish man, a pair of bellows under his arm, his apron full of guineas, is led to the poll by the Duchess of Devonshire (right) and is pushed forward by a florid over-dressed woman (left) whose breast is exposed. Jenkins has a large head with a hairy chin and a feminine figure; the Duchess puts a hand under his chin and turns to look at the crowd on the hustings, who wildly cheer his approach, except for two seated poll-clerks who appear surprised. ... Both women have elaborate head-dresses of feathers, &c, with a fillet inscribed 'Townsend'. Mother Windsor has a damaged nose and a patched face; from her pocket protrudes a paper inscribed 'List of Mrs Windsor'[s] Nuns'. She is followed (left) by three of these 'nuns' (cf. BMSat 5177, &c), who are pretty young women (cf. BMSat 6547). On the hustings behind a wooden barricade Townshend raises his hat and holds out his hand towards Jenkins. Burke looks over his shoulder and Sheridan (on the extreme right) stands beside nun in profile to the left, clasping his hands in satisfaction. The most prominent of those on the hustings is Fox, behind the Duchess, who waves his hat, raising both arms. Two poll-clerks, holding pens, sit in front of Townshend and Fox.."--British Museum online catalogue.
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Auchincloss Gillray v. 2

April 15, 2015

Camera-obscura [graphic] : minor fuit infamia vero / JS [monogram] ft.

Author: Gillray, James, 1756-1815,
Description: "The design follows that of BMSat 7313 which it parodies. Hastings (three quarter length), in profile to the right, holds out his hands to demonstrate the objects which are seen in the diminishing rays of his camera obscura, and which reflect (in the foreground) the objects from the upper part of the design. These are [1] an 'Elephant' chained to a British flag devouring an Indian and trampling on the body of another; [2] 'Mount Ossa', a conical mountain. [3] 'Begums in Tears': a British officer raises his sword to smite a kneeling Indian woman whom he holds by the hair; other women kneel at his feet; on the ground is a decapitated infant. A wagon, with a British flag, inscribed 'Plunder' drives off in the background. [4] 'a Whale' spouting. In the rays of the camera obscura these objects, much reduced, are respectively inscribed: 'a Flea', 'a Wart'. 'Skin'd Mice'. 'An Ouzle'. Three persons (half length) stand on the right watching the reflected scenes: Thurlow says "Charmingly diminish'd". Queen Charlotte, decked with jewels, clasps her hands, saying with a pleased smile, "Poor Mice! I shall cry my Eyes out". George III looks through an opera-glass, saying, '"Very like an Ouzle"'."--British Museum online catalogue.
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Auchincloss Gillray v. 2

State-jugglers [graphic] / JS [monogram] ft.

Author: Gillray, James, 1756-1815,
Language: English
Location: LEWIS WALPOLE LIBRARY, Prints and Drawings (Non-Circ): 788. Impression 1; LEWIS WALPOLE LIBRARY, Prints and Drawings (Non-Circ): 788. Impression 2; BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Auchincloss Gillray v. 2

April 14, 2015

Annual conference of the African Methodist Episcopal Church for the Indiana District

African American Methodists Indiana Congresses.
Author: African Methodist Episcopal Church. Indiana District.
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): JWJ A Af836A

Meet cute.

Author: Clark, Nicole,
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Zac C5489 M47 2014
Author: Clark, Nicole,
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Zac C5489 N21 2014


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