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648829

Slaves from the Amistad are returned home...

Item #648829

April 23, 1842

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, April 23, 1842 



* Amistad slaver ship case

* The slaves return home

* African slave trade




The back page begins with: "Amistad Africans" which reports of their return to Sierre Leone: "...and were well received by Dr. Ferguson, the Lieut. governor...they found there many of their Mendi countrymen & liberated Africans...The con... See More  

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648830

The Amistad slaves are home...

Item #648830

March 12, 1842

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, March 12, 1842 



* Amistad slaver ship case

* The slaves return home

* African slave trade




The bottom of the ftpg. has a brief item noting: "Arrival of the Amistad Africans at Sierra Leone. Accounts have been received at Salem that the barque Gentleman, arrived at Sierra Leone in January, having on board the Amistad Africans."

This fa... See More  

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560948

Niagra Falls... Pneumatic Railroad...

Item #560948
NEW YORK HERALD, New York, February 2, 1842



* American Musuem

* Niagara Falls - Early railroad




Page 2 has a report about the attractions at the American Museum, including a model of the city of Dublin, the "Falls of Niagara, with real water", the Grand Cosmorama, the Pneumatic Railroad and some of the performances.



Other news of the day with ads. 4 pages in nice condition.... See More  

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648832

Great travelogue of a journey west...

Item #648832

December 04, 1841

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 4, 1841  Most of the ftpg. is a terrific travelogue of the West, headed: "Santa Fe And the Far West". It is a letter datelines at Santa Fe, July 29, 1841 and is very descriptive of the travel from Vincennes, Indiana, to St. Louis, then further west into the Indian country, and then Santa Fe. Nice detail on the latter. It ends with: "... See More  

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648833

Very lengthy speech on abolishing slavery... The Amistad slaves...

Item #648833

October 30, 1841

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 30, 1841 



* William Slade Jr. speech

* Abolition of slavery

* Amistad African slaves




One half of this issue is taken up with the "Speech of Hon. William Slade" in the House of Representatives on: "Power of Congress To Abolition Slavery and the Slave Trade in the District of Columbia" which falls under the larger heading... See More  

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662261

Short-lived campaign newspaper supported Martin Van Buren...

Item #662261

August 06, 1840

THE ROUGH-HEWER, Albany, New York, Aug. 6, 1840  



* Very rare title

* Martin Van Buren




This was a short-lived campaign newspaper which supported Martin Van Buren for President. In the time before radio, television & the internet short-lived newspapers supporting various candidates were among the very few channels for showing support for a candidate. This title lasted for just ... See More  

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212065

1840 William Henry Harrison Song...

Item #212065

June 17, 1840

THE CORRECTOR, from Sag-Harbor, (L.I.), N.Y., dated June 17, 1840



* William Henry Harrison campaign song

* Piracy and Murder

* The Florida War




With the lyrics of a campaign song on the front page  Parodical A Democratic Harrison Song Dedicated To The Sixth Ward Tippecanoe Club Of Cincinnati. Tune--A Landlady of France. A page 3 ad endorses the Harrison-Tyler ticket. News of the day in... See More  

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666031

The slave ship Amistad...

Item #666031

May 02, 1840

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, May 2, 1840 



* African slaves

* La Amistad trial




Inside has a report from London concerning the slaves on board the ship Amistad (subject of a Stephen Spielberg movie of the same name) noting: "...the Glasgow Emancipation society...on behalf of the negroes who took possession of the Amistad & were subsequently carried to New London...to... See More  

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637382

Campaign newspaper...

Item #637382

April 09, 1840

THE PILOT, Baltimore, April 9, 1840 



* William Henry Harrison

* Very rare campaign title




This is the volume 1, number 2 issue of a quite rare campaign newspaper in support of William Henry Harrison for President. In the time before radio, television & the internet short-lived newspapers supporting various candidates were among the very few channels for showing support for a candida... See More  

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220368

William Henry Harrison, 1840...

Item #220368

February 06, 1840

THE MADISONIAN, Washington, dated Feb. 6, 1840.

 

* William Henry Harrison

* Campaign Song




Page 3 has a brief letter from Luzerne County containing the lyrics of an Irish Song in honor of Harrison, sung to the Air--Spring of Shillalah. Other news of the day with some advertisements. 4 pages in good condition.
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217957

1840 Washington D.C....

Item #217957

January 11, 1840

THE MADISONIAN, Washington, Jan. 11, 1840.

 

* Uncommon title

* New Year's song




Front page has lyrics: The Hero Of The Thames Song Written For The Celebration Of New Years Eve, By The Unionist And Others. Also has an Extract From An Address Delivered by Gen. Harrison, at Vincennes, Ind. To Gen. Willam Harrison" "Dissolution Of The Vsn Buren Party" and more. 4 pages in nice condit
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588665

Slave ship Amistad...

Item #588665

September 02, 1839

PENNSYLVANIA INQUIRER, Philadelphia, September 2, 1839 



* African slave ship

* Amistad - slaves




Page 2 has an early report on the slave ship Amistad, headed: "The Suspicious Schooner". The brief report notes: "...a...that the marshal and clerk of the district left there that morning to take possession of the  strange vessel brought into New London, and mentions that... See More  

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215715

Henry Schoolcraft 1839 Story....

Item #215715

July 27, 1839

NEW-YORK MIRROR, July 27, 1839.

 

* Short Story by known writer

* Henry C. Schoolcraft
 
Famous literary title, inside has a short story: The Celestial Sisters. By Henry R. Schoolcraft . Other topics include: "Employment For The Unhappy" "Arab Horses" "Progress Of Music" and more. Measures 14 by 10 1/2 inches, 8 pages, some lite margin stain
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647789

Jackson's annual message... The new Gobrecht half dollar coin...

Item #647789

December 10, 1836

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 10, 1836  Over four pages inside are taken up with: "The Annual Message" being the  President's  state-of-the-union address, signed in type: Andrew  Jackson. This lengthy address is an excellent overview of the events of 1836.

For coin collectors, a rare report on the new Gobrecht half dollar about to be issued, he... See More  

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219375

Princeton College in 1833....

Item #219375

November 16, 1833

EVENING POST, N.Y., Nov. 16, 1833.

 

* Andrew Jackson

* Princeton university




An item on page 2 says: President Jackson has presented to Princeton College, for its museum, a collection of insects from South America, which is...very valuable, and as adding considerably to the interest of the entomological department. Other news of the day includes: "Italian Opera" "Latest From M
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541330

Famous sculptor dies... did reliefs in Capitol building....

Item #541330

September 14, 1833

EVENING POST, New York, September 14, 1833.



* Italian sculptor Enrico Causici death

* 19th century original




On page 2 under "Obituary" is a report stating that the famous sculpture Enrico Causici died at Havana from the Asiatic cholera. Describes him as the "...most successful pupil of the renowned Canova..." and says in part that he "...executed the two basso reli... See More  

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652781

Capitol pediment artwork is completed and unveiled....

Item #652781

November 08, 1828

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov.  8, 1828 Page 4 has a very detailed article on the completion of the carved artwork of Luigi Persico, the artist who created the "Genius of America" pediment which fronts the Capitol building in Washington. It was work in progress from 1825 - 1828 and this report describes the work, beginning: "The scaffolding and shed which have... See More  

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215438

Early Tightrope Walking Ad 1827...

Item #215438

November 10, 1827

NATIONAL JOURNAL, Washington, Nov. 10, 1827.



* Early tightrope walking (funambulism) ad

* Mr. Villalave


Page 3 has a notice for a performance by Mr. Villalave and Company at the Washington Theatre. Has details about the performances, plus a woodcut of a tight rope walker doing a juggling routine. News of the day includes: "The Presidency" "Pennsylvania" "Important From Ver
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558605

No Harmony at New Harmony...

Item #558605

June 22, 1827

BOSTON RECORDER & TELEGRAPH, Boston, Massachusetts, June 22, 1827



* New Harmony Indiana

* Robert Owen




Page 3 has a report: "New Harmony--Mr. Owen has sold a great part of his property at N. Harmony, leased the remainder, and left it on his return from Scotland. W. Maclure, in the Philadelphia Gazette, warns people not to trust Mr. Owen on his account".



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541280

Military Academy at West Point...

Item #541280

January 11, 1827

NATIONAL JOURNAL, Washington DC, January 11, 1827



* West Point Military Academy

* Band instructor Willis




A page 3 report says that:



* "...Mr. Willis, the leader and instructor of the Band at the Military Academy at West Point arrived in this city, and he...intends giving a Concert this evening. The musical talents of this gentlemen have been universally admired and particularly his... See More  

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557180

An Act on Lobster Fishery...

Item #557180

April 17, 1824

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Massachusetts, April 17, 1824 



* Lobster Fishery act 

* Gloucester, Massachusetts 




The front page has: "An Act regulating the Lobster Fishery in the town of Gloucester."



Page 3 has a report about the final performance of the Liliputian Minstrels at Pantheon Hall.



Other news of the day with many ads throughout. Some light foxin... See More  

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200230

1822 Unicorn Killed in Africa?...

Item #200230

June 21, 1822

SALEM GAZETTE, Salem, Mass., June 21, 1822 A detailed report under "The Unicorn" describes the head of a beast killed in Africa and then brought to a museum in London. Includes an engraving of the beasts head which resembles a rhinoceros, although some thought it to be the "Unicorn of Holy Writ". First leaf has a small piece missing in the outer margin, occasional foxing.

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206882

Miniature watch made...

Item #206882

October 26, 1821

SALEM GAZETTE, Salem, Massachusetts, Oct. 26, 1821 An interesting page 2 report reads: "Phineas Davis, of York, Pennsylvania, has made an ingenious little watch...now exhibited in the Philadelphia Museum. Its circumference is a little less that a six penny bit, and only 3 16ths of an inch in depth; it...keeps good time, and goes for 30 hours...". Good condition, untrimmed.

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575374

deaf and dumb...

Item #575374

October 18, 1820

NATIONAL GAZETTE & LITERARY REGISTER, Philadelphia, Oct. 18, 1820  Page 3 has a interesting article: "The Deaf & Dumb Fond of Music" being a letter about a musical artist born deaf and dumb (see). Page 3 also has an article on: "Mr. Guille's Ascension" in a balloon.

Four pages, nice condition.

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631740

The Globe Theater...

Item #631740
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1816 

Among the articles within this issue are: "Stage Coaches", "Of the London Theaters - "The Globe" (with a corresponding plate of The Globe"), "Remarks on the Print of the Fire of London", along with other news of the day from throughout the world. See images for details.



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618610

Much reporting on the War of 1812...

Item #618610

March 26, 1814

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 26, 1814  Over half of the front page has a letter signed by John Armstrong (Secretary of War) beginning: "The time at which we have reason to expect an ascendancy on Lake Ontario has arrived.." in which he gives an update on events from his theater of the War of 1812. War reports carry over for several more pages & includes letters s... See More  

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659583

Enormous creature... Full front page eyewitness retelling of Baltimore Mob Riot of 1812...

Item #659583
NEW YORK HERALD, August 15, 1812 



* Baltimore riots of 1812

* Scudder's American Museum




A back page notice for the: "Mammoth Turtle In Scudder's American Museum" takes nearly half a column and offers many details about this enormous creature. Includes a rather large woodcut of the turtle's head as well.

The front page coverage of the Baltimore mob action on July ... See More  

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222287

4th of July in 1811....

Item #222287

July 13, 1811

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 13, 1811.

 

* 4th of July song

* Early 19th century reading




Back page has an Ode For The Fourth Of July , 1811 by Doctor Peter Bryant, to be sung to the tune Rise Columbia. News of the day with many advertisements. Little foxing, otherwise in good condition. 4 pages.
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621567

Death of Haydn...

Item #621567

August 19, 1809

BOSTON PATRIOT, Aug. 19, 1809 



* Franz Joseph Haydn death

* Classical music composer

* Vienna, Austria




Page 2, under the "Died" is a small announcement "At Vienna, May 31st, Hayden, [Hadyn] the celebrated musical composer, aged 76." (see)

Most of the front page is taken up with the continued: "Correspondence of the Late President Adams"

Four pages, sca... See More  

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538289

William Hogarth print...

Item #538289

August 01, 1809

"After" Hogarth engraving dated August 1, 1809



NOTE: The book or magazine from which this print was removed is unknown. The print is engraved after a work by William Hogarth titled "Industry & Idleness".



William Hogarth was a major English painter, printmaker, pictorial satirist, and editorial cartoonist of the 18th century. His work ranged from excellent realistic

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538311

William Hogarth print...

Item #538311

May 01, 1809

"After" Hogarth engraving dated May 1, 1809



NOTE: The book or magazine from which this print was removed is unknown. The print is engraved after one by William Hogarth titled "Rake's Progress".

 

William Hogarth was a major English painter, printmaker, pictorial satirist, and editorial cartoonist of the 18th century. His work ranged from excellent realistic

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538290

William Hogarth print...

Item #538290

March 01, 1809

"After" Hogarth engraving dated March 1, 1809



NOTE: The book or magazine from which this print was removed is unknown. The print is engraved after a work by William Hogarth titled "Industry & Idleness".



William Hogarth was a major English painter, printmaker, pictorial satirist, and editorial cartoonist of the 18th century. His work ranged from excellent realistic

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538310

William Hogarth print...

Item #538310

March 01, 1809

"After" Hogarth engraving dated March 1, 1809



NOTE: The book or magazine from which this print was removed is unknown. The print is engraved after one by William Hogarth titled "Rake's Progress".



 

William Hogarth was a major English painter, printmaker, pictorial satirist, and editorial cartoonist of the 18th century. His work ranged from excellent realis

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538292

William Hogarth print...

Item #538292

January 01, 1809

"After" Hogarth engraving dated January 1, 1809



NOTE: The book or magazine from which this print was removed is unknown. The print is engraved after a work by William Hogarth titled "Industry & Idleness".



William Hogarth was a major English painter, printmaker, pictorial satirist, and editorial cartoonist of the 18th century. His work ranged from excellent realisti

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538315

William Hogarth print...

Item #538315

January 01, 1809

"After" Hogarth engraving dated January 1, 1809



NOTE: The book or magazine from which this print was removed is unknown. The print is engraved after one by William Hogarth titled "Harlot's Progress".





William Hogarth was a major English painter, printmaker, pictorial satirist, and editorial cartoonist of the 18th century. His work ranged from excellent realistic p

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538300

William Hogarth print...

Item #538300

November 01, 1808

"After" Hogarth engraving dated November 1, 1808



NOTE: The book or magazine from which this print was removed is unknown. The print is engraved after one by William Hogarth titled "Industry and Idleness".



William Hogarth was a major English painter, printmaker, pictorial satirist, and editorial cartoonist of the 18th century. His work ranged from excellent realistic po

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538314

William Hogarth print...

Item #538314

November 01, 1808

"After" Hogarth engraving dated November 1, 1808



NOTE: The book or magazine from which this print was removed is unknown. The print is engraved after one by William Hogarth titled "Harlot's Progress".



William Hogarth was a major English painter, printmaker, pictorial satirist, and editorial cartoonist of the 18th century. His work ranged from excellent realistic po

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538306

William Hogarth print...

Item #538306

September 01, 1808

"After" Hogarth engraving dated September 1, 1808



NOTE: The book or magazine from which this print was removed is unknown. The print is engraved after one by William Hogarth titled "Rake's Progress".

 

William Hogarth was a major English painter, printmaker, pictorial satirist, and editorial cartoonist of the 18th century. His work ranged from excellent real

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538291

William Hogarth print...

Item #538291

August 01, 1808

"After" Hogarth engraving dated August 1, 1808



NOTE: The book or magazine from which this print was removed is unknown. The print is engraved after a work by William Hogarth titled "Industry & Idleness".



William Hogarth was a major English painter, printmaker, pictorial satirist, and editorial cartoonist of the 18th century. His work ranged from excellent realistic

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538313

William Hogarth print...

Item #538313

July 01, 1808

"After" Hogarth engraving dated July 1, 1808



NOTE: The book or magazine from which this print was removed is unknown. The print is engraved after one by William Hogarth titled "Harlot's Progress".



William Hogarth was a major English painter, printmaker, pictorial satirist, and editorial cartoonist of the 18th century. His work ranged from excellent realistic portra

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538309

William Hogarth print...

Item #538309

May 01, 1808

"After" Hogarth engraving dated May 1, 1808



NOTE: The book or magazine from which this print was removed is unknown. The print is engraved after one by William Hogarth titled "Rake's Progress".



 

William Hogarth was a major English painter, printmaker, pictorial satirist, and editorial cartoonist of the 18th century. His work ranged from excellent realisti

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538305

William Hogarth print...

Item #538305

March 01, 1808

"After" Hogarth engraving dated March 1, 1808



NOTE: The book or magazine from which this print was removed is unknown. The print is engraved after one by William Hogarth titled "Rake's Progress".



William Hogarth was a major English painter, printmaker, pictorial satirist, and editorial cartoonist of the 18th century. His work ranged from excellent realistic portrai

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538308

William Hogarth print...

Item #538308

March 01, 1808

"After" Hogarth engraving dated May 1, 1808



NOTE: The book or magazine from which this print was removed is unknown. The print is engraved after one by William Hogarth titled "Rake's Progress".



 

William Hogarth was a major English painter, printmaker, pictorial satirist, and editorial cartoonist of the 18th century. His work ranged from excellent realisti

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538293

William Hogarth print...

Item #538293

November 01, 1807

"After" Hogarth engraving dated November 1, 1807



NOTE: The book or magazine from which this print was removed is unknown. The print is engraved after a work by William Hogarth titled "Industry & Idleness".



William Hogarth was a major English painter, printmaker, pictorial satirist, and editorial cartoonist of the 18th century. His work ranged from excellent realist

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538294

William Hogarth print...

Item #538294

September 01, 1807

"After" Hogarth engraving dated September 1, 1807



NOTE: The book or magazine from which this print was removed is unknown. The print is engraved after one by William Hogarth titled "Industry & Idleness".



William Hogarth was a major English painter, printmaker, pictorial satirist, and editorial cartoonist of the 18th century. His work ranged from excellent realistic

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538295

William Hogarth print...

Item #538295

September 01, 1807

"After" Hogarth engraving dated September 1, 1807



NOTE: The book or magazine from which this print was removed is unknown. The print is engraved after one by William Hogarth titled "Industry & Idleness".



William Hogarth was a major English painter, printmaker, pictorial satirist, and editorial cartoonist of the 18th century. His work ranged from excellent realistic

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538296

William Hogarth print...

Item #538296

July 01, 1807

"After" Hogarth engraving dated July 1, 1807



NOTE: The book or magazine from which this print was removed is unknown. The print is engraved after one by William Hogarth titled "Industry & Idleness".



William Hogarth was a major English painter, printmaker, pictorial satirist, and editorial cartoonist of the 18th century. His work ranged from excellent realistic port

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538297

William Hogarth print...

Item #538297

July 01, 1807

"After" Hogarth engraving dated July 1,1807



NOTE: The book or magazine from which this print was removed is unknown. The print is engraved after one by William Hogarth titled "Industry & Idleness".



William Hogarth was a major English painter, printmaker, pictorial satirist, and editorial cartoonist of the 18th century. His work ranged from excellent realistic portr

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538298

William Hogarth print...

Item #538298

May 01, 1807

"After" Hogarth engraving dated May 1 1807



NOTE: The book or magazine from which this print was removed is unknown. The print is engraved after one by William Hogarth titled "Industry & Idleness".



William Hogarth was a major English painter, printmaker, pictorial satirist, and editorial cartoonist of the 18th century. His work ranged from excellent realistic portra

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538372

William Hogarth print...

Item #538372

May 01, 1807

"After" Hogarth engraving dated May 1, 1807



NOTE: The book or magazine from which this print was removed is unknown. The print is engraved after one by William Hogarth titled "Harlot's Progress".



William Hogarth was a major English painter, printmaker, pictorial satirist, and editorial cartoonist of the 18th century. His work ranged from excellent realistic portrai

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