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The Yankey Torpedo  ca. 1813

The Yankey Torpedo ca.

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Britannia in tribulation for the loss of her Allies or John Bulls advice.

Napoleon Bonaparte ('John Bull offering little Boney fair play')  ca. 1803

Napoleon Bonaparte ('John Bull offering little Boney fair play') ca.

FOR DESCRIPTION SEE GEORGE (BMSat).  1805 Hand-coloured etching

FOR DESCRIPTION SEE GEORGE (BMSat). 1805 Hand-coloured etching

The Marine Society -- V & A Collections

The Marine Society -- V & A Collections

Lewis Walpole Library. Image ID:  lwlpr10809  Call Number:  807.1.1.3  Creator:  Woodward & Roberts  Title:  A Sailor sitting for his Miniature. �241

Image ID: Call Number: Creator: Woodward & Roberts Title: A Sailor sitting for his Miniature.

"National Discourse" (possibly) by James Gillray, 1780. National Portrait Gallery.

"National Discourse" (possibly) by James Gillray, National Portrait Gallery.

FOR DESCRIPTION SEE GEORGE (BMSat)  Hand-coloured etching

FOR DESCRIPTION SEE GEORGE (BMSat) Hand-coloured etching

1801; Odd Characters  Thomas Rowlandson  (British, London 1757–1827 London)  Artist: Probably after George Moutard Woodward (British, ca. 1760–1809 London) Publisher: Published by Rudolph Ackermann (London) Date: February 16, 1801

Odd Characters Thomas Rowlandson (British, London London) Artist: Probably after George Moutard Woodward (British, ca. London) Publisher: Published by Rudolph Ackermann (London) Date: February 1801

An early 19th-century English caricature, mocking women who rode astride. | The earliest depictions of women riding with both legs on the same side of the horse can be seen in Greek vases, sculptures, and Celtic stones. Medieval depictions show women seated aside with the horse being led by a man, or seated on a small padded seat (a pillion) behind a male rider. Ninth century depictions show a small footrest, or planchette added to the pillion. These designs did not allow a woman to control…

An early English caricature, mocking women who rode astride.

Napoleon Bonaparte ('Fighting for the dunghill: - or - Jack Tar settling Buonaparte')  ca. 1798

Napoleon Bonaparte ('Fighting for the dunghill: - or - Jack Tar settling Buonaparte') ca.

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