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View Resource Charles Peirce Collection of Social and Political Caricatures and Ballads Screenshot

Who doesn't enjoy a good satirical print now and then? The Charles Peirce Collection of Social and Political Caricatures and Ballads brings together a range of fabulous prints published in London during the late 18th and early 19th centuries. This was a golden age of caricature as these risible items were often displayed in a variety of settings, becoming increasingly popular with Londoners....

http://www.americanantiquarian.org/Inventories/Peirce/index....
View Resource Sporting Sketches by Henry Thomas Alken Screenshot

What is the British sporting life all about? This fine query can be answered in part by these remarkable illustrations crafted by Henry Alken during the early 19th century. Alken was a English sporting artist and he was one of the most popular of his time, known throughout the land as a chronicler of horse racing and much more. He learned at the side of his father, another regarded artist, who...

https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/collections/sporting-ske...