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[Etcing and engraving "Puer parvulus minabiteos"]

Description: French religious etching and engraving titled "Puer Parvulus Minabiteos" (The Boy Threatened Them), which depictsa woman and three children in a field with a herd of wolfs, lions, and tigers among sheep and cattle. The main child, the baby Jesus, appears with a shepherds crook leading the flock.
Date: [1695..1800]
Creator: Le Clerc, Sébastien, 1637-1714 & Lacroix, S. F. (Silvestre François), 1765-1843
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

["The Expedition of Humphry Clinker"; "Burdock refiting the surgeon's attempt to trepan him."]

Description: Etching and engraving print from page 216 of Charles Grignion I's "The Expedition of Humphry Clinker"; "Burdock refiting the surgeon's attempt to trepan him.". The print includes an oval framing the scene with characteristic flourishes of ivy vines surrounding a plaque with the title information. The main figure in the image appears standing on his bed angrily confronting a flustered doctor to a room of terrified onlookers. The print was part of a copy of the picaresque novel "The Expedition of Humphry Clinker" by Tobias Smollett.
Date: [1695..1800]
Creator: Grignion, Charles the Elder
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Man swinging an axe at a snake while his wife jumps back in surprise]

Description: Etching and engraving print of a man swinging an axe at a snake. The man appears to be protecting his wife and child who sit in front of a large open hearth. The wife reacts in surprise and fear in the midst of cooking dinner with the child in her lap. This print has a unique ghost image on its verso of a woman dressed in French style fashion with a large wig embellished with feathers.
Date: [1695..1800]
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Satirical print of English political figure Hugh Peters c.1600]

Description: Satirical Print of English preacher, political advisor and soldier who supported the Parliamentary cause during the English Civil War. The engraving, circa. 1600, shows Hugh Peters with a devil on his back with each foot on a stack of books that correspond to church and state while he holds the ties to bags of money that are labeled with "Revenue", "Plunder", "Thimbles" and "Benefices". Symbols of the monarchy and the church appear on the floor by his feet.
Date: [1695..1800]
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Two Mourners and Hope at Washingtons Grave]

Description: Engraving by Boston printmaker Thomas Clarke showing a man and woman weeping into handkerchiefs in front of the grave of George Washington. Washington's monument includes his face engraved below a cherubim and the epitaph "There is Reft in Heaven" and is set at the foot of a weeping willow. The two figures are being consoled by a figure of Hope, who stands by an anchor and points to heaven.
Date: [1695..1800]
Creator: Clark, Thomas
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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