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La belle Constance dragonée par Arlequin deodat.
La belle Constance dragonée par Arlequin deodat.
Gisling Geneve f: et exc. [Romain de Hooghe.]
[n.d., c.1689.]
Engraving, letterpress glued to verso. Sheet: 385 x 380mm (15¼ x 15"). Trimmed to image and laid on album sheet.
A Dutch satirical broadside showing James II's wife caught between Father Petre and Louis XIV and driven by armed soldiers. She is presented before a Papist followed by a woman holding a child.
BM Satire 1214.
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[Charles II Seeking Revenge]
[Charles II Seeking Revenge]
Huych Allaert Exc.
[n.d., c.1651.]
Engraving, scarce. Sheet: 420 x 340mm (16½ x 13½"). Trimmed to image, central vertical fold, Small loss on left bottom corner.
A Dutch satirical scene showing Charles II standing, sword in hand while two men kneel before him, on the table behind is a parchment stating 'Charles the Second, King of England, Scotland and Ireland'. In the corner is a hydra while in the background is a scene showing the beheading of Charles I in front of Banqueting House.
[Ref: 42686]   £680.00  
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[Dog and the Lion Dance.] Dogg en Leeuwen-Dans.
[Dog and the Lion Dance.] Dogg en Leeuwen-Dans.
[n.d., c.1658.]
Illustrated broadside, very scarce. Sheet: 380 x 280mm (15 x 11"). Damaged with large repaired tears below image right. Trimmed and laid on album sheet.
A Dutch satirical print commenting on Oliver Cromwell's rule of Britain and his relationship with the Netherlands. Cromwell, wearing the triple crown is shown standing on a tattered royal standard while leading two men with chains, to his right a Spaniard points out of a window at two ships. To the right the Dutch Lion raises a sword topped with the cap of Liberty, while some Dutchmen stand behind him. Above are three scenes, the central shows the Dutch Lion attacking Cromwell, on the left the figures of Liberty and Justice hand Charles II the sceptre and on the right Liberty frees two imprisoned men.
[Ref: 42930]   £750.00  
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The differance of Times, between those Times, and there Times.
The differance of Times, between those Times, and there Times. Britannia's Isle, like Fortune's Wheel, In Politicks does daily reel...
[n.d., c.1739.]
Engraving. Sheet: 265 x 195mm (10½ x 7¾"). Trimmed, folds and laid on album sheet.
A satirical broadside which comments on Robert Walpole's reluctance to go to war in the 1730s. It is a print of a medal struck during the rule of Oliver Cromwell which commented on France and Spain's subservience to him, however in this print Cardinal Fleury of France replaces Cromwell and the Dutch ambassador and Walpole replace the Spanish and the French ambassadors. Fleurey, resting his head in the lap of Britannia presents his bare behind while Walpole and the Dutch Ambassador debate who has to kiss it first.
[Ref: 42691]   £280.00  
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The Flight of the Popedom out of England.
The Flight of the Popedom out of England.
[Romain de Hooghe?]
[n.d., c.1689.]
Engraving, with letterpress key glued to verso. Dutch broadside with English text. Plate: 380 x 320mm (15 x 12½"). Trimmed to image, central vertical fold, laid on album sheet.
A Dutch satirical print showing deposed James II and Louis XIV fleeing, Louis XIV riding a bear and with a peg leg leads the procession, followed by Father Petre into who's ear the Devil bellows evil, James II, his son and wife follow in a chariot. A letterpress key and lines explaining the print is glued to the verso.
BM Satire 1208. See "The print in Stuart England" No 210.
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Arlequin sur l'Hyppogryphe a la Croisade Lojoliste.
Arlequin sur l'Hyppogryphe a la Croisade Lojoliste. Armée van de Heylige Ligue voor der Jesuiten Monarchy.
[Romain de Hooghe.]
[n.d., c.1689.]
Dutch broadside, engraving with letterpress key on verso. Sheet: 385 x 365mm (15 x 14¼"). Trimmed to image, central vertical fold. Laid on album sheet with key glued on verso.
A satirical Dutch print showing deposed James II and Louis XIV, both Catholic, riding a donkey leading a Catholic crusade and sharing one biretta. Beside them Father Petre, James II's confessor rides a lobster holding James II's son Edward Francis. James II and Louis XIV joined forces and landed in Ireland in 1689 in an attempt to re-take the throne, however, William III ultimately defeated them in the Battle of the Boyne in 1690. The letterpress key on the verso labels various elements in the image.
BM Satire 1205. Landwehr p 215.
[Ref: 42692]   £850.00   view all images for this item
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An Account of the many Revolutions in the Eleven Years From the Murder of The Royal Martyr to The Restoration of The Right Heir [...]
An Account of the many Revolutions in the Eleven Years From the Murder of The Royal Martyr to The Restoration of The Right Heir [...]
[Anon., c.1700]
Etching, scarce; platemark 255 x 155mm (10 x 6"). Glued to album sheet at corners.
Seventeen-point timeline of events in the interregnum between the execution of Charles I in 1649 and the Restoration of Charles II in 1660. The first fifteen points are framed by a serpent eating its own tale, 'The Old Serpent or Spirit of Resistance', while the final two ('The Restoring Parliament' and 'The Restoration') are outside of the serpent's reach.
[Ref: 42829]   £450.00  
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Arlequin Deodat et Pamigre Hypochondriaques.
Arlequin Deodat et Pamigre Hypochondriaques.
Gisling f: et exc. Genevoe. [Romeyn de Hooghe.]
[n.d., c. 1688.]
Engraving, very scarce, letterpress glued on verso. Sheet: 380 x 385mm (15 x 15¼"). Trimmed and tipped into album sheet, central vertical fold.
A scene commenting on the Palatine War of Succession, the Glorious Revolution and the Turkish War. In the centre Louis XIV of France tries to draw his sword but is stopped by William III, to the right James II's wife Mary lies in her bed, next to her Father Petre while her supposedly new-born son James plays in the foreground with two nurses who hold two fingers up in the sign of secrecy. A doctor swills a jar of urine and on the left two Turks lead away a madman. Letterpress on verso in English and French describe the scene in rhyme.
BM Satire 1157.
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Arelequin Furieux et pantagion triumphant.
Arelequin Furieux et pantagion triumphant.
[Romeyn de Hooghe.]
[n.d., c. 1689.]
Engraving, very scarce, letterpress glued on verso. Sheet: 365 x 390mm (14¼ x 15¼"). Trimmed and tipped into album sheet, central vertical fold.
A Dutch satirical print commenting on Louis XIV of France and the dauphin and the Glorious Revolution. The dauphin sits on a barrel on a cart pulled by two frogs, holding a standard onto which four frogs are speared, under his arm are documents titled with the names of cities plundered by the French. An angry Louis XIV with a peg leg is held back by a figure identified in the text as 'Sax'. Innocent XI tries to calm Cardinal Van Furstenberg who is being grabbed from behind by a Dutchman. In the background William III defeats James II. Text in Dutch on verso describes the scene.
BM Satire 1216.
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The Naked Truth.
The Naked Truth. Britannia's Isle, like Fortune's Wheel, In Politicks does daily reel...
Published according to Act of Parl.t the 23es day of June 1739. f.i.c. by John Brett.
Engraving. Sheet: 265 x 195mm (10½ x 7¾"). Trimmed, folds and laid on album sheet. Damaged.
A satirical broadside which comments on Robert Walpole's reluctance to go to war in the 1730s. It is a print of a medal struck during the rule of Oliver Cromwell which commented on France and Spain's subservience to him, however in this print Cardinal Fleury of France replaces Cromwell and the Dutch ambassador and Walpole replace the Spanish and the French ambassadors. Fleurey, resting his head in the lap of Britannia presents his bare behind while Walpole and the Dutch Ambassador debate who has to kiss it first.
BM Satire 2147.
[Ref: 42690]   £280.00  
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Panurge seconde' par Arelquin Deodaat, ala Croisade d'jrlande. 1689.
Panurge seconde' par Arelquin Deodaat, ala Croisade d'jrlande. 1689.
[H]azard de bon avonture, fec.et exc. [Romain de Hooghe?]
[n.d. c. 1689.]
Engraving. Key plate glued to verso, Dutch broadside. Sheet: 390 x 370mm (15¼ x 14½"). Trimmed to image, central vertical fold, laid on album sheet.
A Dutch satirical print commenting on the alliance of deposed James II and Louis XIV of France and their attempt to take Ireland. James II, (labelled 1) and wearing a pilgrim's hat says farewell to his wife, Louis XIV (labelled 2) fills James's purse, behind them Father Petre, James II's confessor, carries James II's son. James II and Louis XIV joined forces and landed in Ireland in 1689 in an attempt to re-take the throne, however, William III ultimately defeated them in the Battle of the Boyne in 1690. The letterpress key on the verso labels various elements in the image.
BM Satire 1194.
[Ref: 42693]   £850.00   view all images for this item
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This Helmet was a Crown by Revelation [/] This Halbert was a Sceptor for the Nation [/] So the Fifth-Monarchy anew is grac'd [/] King Venner next to John a Leydon Placed.
This Helmet was a Crown by Revelation [/] This Halbert was a Sceptor for the Nation [/] So the Fifth-Monarchy anew is grac'd [/] King Venner next to John a Leydon Placed.
[Ephraim Pagit, 1661.]
Engraving, early impression. Sheet: 75 x 110mm (3 x 4¼"). Trimmed to image and tipped into album sheet.
A satirical portrait of Thomas Venner (d. 1661) who attempted to overthrow Cromwell in 1657 and then led a failed coup by the Fifth Monarchists, known as Venner's Rising, against Charles II in 1661 which led to his execution. The lines below mention Jan van Lieden, an Anabaptist who led the Münster Rebellion in 1534 before being executed a year later. An illustration from Ephraim Pagit's 'Heresiography' 6th edition 1664.
BM Satire 997
[Ref: 42681]   £260.00  
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