10.04.1808:Bodleian Libraries,Delicious dreams Castles in the air Glorious prospects.Satire on Portland's second ministry. (British political cartoon); Cabinet minsters are depicted dreaming of the defeat of Napoleon;in clouds rising from the head of Canning,Napoleon is seen captive in London,along with his ally Russia and the puppet kings of Europe.
This light-hearted lens is devoted to the funny side of history (otherwise known as a pretentious perspective on the past).
A hand-coloured print critical of the Prince of Wales and his suitability to rule as regent. It shows the Prince being led to the Coronation Chair by Britannia.
James Gillray, Blowing up the Pic Nic's: or Harlequin Quioxtte…
Learn the History of the Term Robber Baron and Origins of the Name
Robber Barons: How They Got That Name: Political cartoon depicting robber barons, including Jay Gould and Russell Sage, sitting atop workers.
Thomas Pendergast - Historic Missourians - The State Historical Society of Missouri
Honore Daumier: Bust of a Legislator, Hirschorn Museum, Washington, D.