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Eighteenth Collection

"Exploring the Eighteenth Century: A Journey Through History, Art

Background imageEighteenth Collection: Buddha / Tibetan Temple

Buddha / Tibetan Temple
SIDDHARTHA GAUTAMA, known as the BUDDHA ( Enlightened One ) Eighteenth century Tibetan temple painting, depicting the Buddha enthroned

Background imageEighteenth Collection: The Bat and Ball Public House, Hambledon, 1908

The Bat and Ball Public House, Hambledon, 1908
Photograph showing the Bat and Ball Public House at Hambledon, circa 1908. The pub was formerly known as the Broadhalfpenny Hut

Background imageEighteenth Collection: James Watt in his Glasgow workshop improving on Thomas Newcomens 1712 Newcomen

James Watt in his Glasgow workshop improving on Thomas Newcomens 1712 Newcomen
3588302 James Watt in his Glasgow workshop improving on Thomas Newcomens 1712 Newcomen steam engine with his Watt steam engine in 1781, from Les Merveilles de la Science, pub.1870

Background imageEighteenth Collection: John Vivian of Pencalenick, John Opie (1761-1807)

John Vivian of Pencalenick, John Opie (1761-1807)
Oil on canvas, English School, around 1780. A portrait of a young John Vivian of Pencalenick (1772-1817). Vivian later became a Barrister and was High Sheriff of Cornwall in 1812

Background imageEighteenth Collection: The Daily Courant

The Daily Courant
Front page of The Daily Courant, the first daily paper. The paper began in 1702 and was at first a single sheet printed on one side only. This copy three years later is printed on both sides

Background imageEighteenth Collection: Akhenaten. Amenhotep IV (sometimes given its Greek form, Amenophis IV, and meaning

Akhenaten. Amenhotep IV (sometimes given its Greek form, Amenophis IV, and meaning Amun is Satisfied), a Pharaoh of the Eighteenth dynasty of Egypt, ruled for 17 years and died in 1336 BC or 1334 BC

Background imageEighteenth Collection: Title page: volume IV, The Antiquities of Rome by Giambatista Piranesi

Title page: volume IV, The Antiquities of Rome by Giambatista Piranesi, Venetian Architect. Volume 4, containing the ancient bridges, the remains of theaters, of porticoes

Background imageEighteenth Collection: Exeter Change by Charles Robinson

Exeter Change by Charles Robinson
A visit to the menagerie at Exeter Change, one of the many picturesque buildings in the Strand destroyed by road widening in 1830. Built on the site of St

Background imageEighteenth Collection: Lecture on Stephen Grays discoveries in electricity

Lecture on Stephen Grays discoveries in electricity
A lecture at the Charterhouse, London on Stephen Grays discoveries in electricity. In the early eighteenth century, Gray demonstrated that charges of electricity could be conducted by some materials

Background imageEighteenth Collection: Stern of Warship

Stern of Warship
The stern of a British warship showing the British coat of arms

Background imageEighteenth Collection: The Chess Players

The Chess Players
3781299 The Chess Players by Rowlandson, Thomas (1756-1827); (add.info.: The Chess Players, ink and wash drawing by Thomas Rowlandson, 1756- 1827. Tinted version.); Lebrecht History

Background imageEighteenth Collection: Gullivers Travels by Johnathan Swift

Gullivers Travels by Johnathan Swift
3750919 Gullivers Travels by Johnathan Swift by Rackham, Arthur (1867-1939); (add.info.: Gullivers Travels by Johnathan Swift. First Published in 1726. Caption: The review of the troops)

Background imageEighteenth Collection: Tobias Furneaux - painting

Tobias Furneaux - painting
3892971 Tobias Furneaux - painting by Northcote, James (1746-1831); (add.info.: Tobias Furneaux TF, English navigator and captain of ship accompanying Captain Cook on his second voyage)

Background imageEighteenth Collection: James Figg - advertisment by William Hogarth, c. 1729 / 30

James Figg - advertisment by William Hogarth, c. 1729 / 30
3788038 James Figg - advertisment by William Hogarth, c. 1729/30 by Hogarth, William (1697-1764); (add.info.: James Figg - advertisment illustrated by William Hogarth, c)

Background imageEighteenth Collection: Matthew Henry - English Bible commentator and writer

Matthew Henry - English Bible commentator and writer
Matthew Henry (1662-1714) - English Bible commentator, minister of a Presbyterian congregation at Chester and writer. Also known as a nonconformist divine and theologian. Date: circa 1700s

Background imageEighteenth Collection: Johann von Schiller, German poet

Johann von Schiller, German poet
Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller (1759- 1805), German poet and playwright. While Schiller studied medicine he read Rousseau and Goethe

Background imageEighteenth Collection: Paris Women during the French Republic, 1793

Paris Women during the French Republic, 1793
3784774 Paris Women during the French Republic, 1793; (add.info.: Paris Women during the French Republic, 1793 - from engraving by Hippolyte Pauquet after a painting of the period)

Background imageEighteenth Collection: Princesse de Lamballe in the reign of Louis XVI

Princesse de Lamballe in the reign of Louis XVI
3784752 Princesse de Lamballe in the reign of Louis XVI; (add.info.: Princesse de Lamballe in the reign of Louis XVI, 1788 - from engraving by Hippolyte Pauquet from a painting in the Versailles)

Background imageEighteenth Collection: The Hoop Fashion in the time of Louis XV

The Hoop Fashion in the time of Louis XV
3784778 The Hoop Fashion in the time of Louis XV; (add.info.: The Hoop Fashion in the time of Louis XV, 1729 - from engraving by Hippolyte Pauquet)

Background imageEighteenth Collection: Paris Fashions during the reign of Louis XVI

Paris Fashions during the reign of Louis XVI
3784771 Paris Fashions during the reign of Louis XVI; (add.info.: Paris Fashions during the reign of Louis XVI, 1790 - from engraving by Hippolyte Pauquet after Boilly)

Background imageEighteenth Collection: French Fashions from the reign of Louis XVI

French Fashions from the reign of Louis XVI
3784782 French Fashions from the reign of Louis XVI; (add.info.: French Fashions from the reign of Louis XVI, 1777 - from engraving by Hippolyte Pauquet after Moreau the younger)

Background imageEighteenth Collection: French Fashions of the National Convention

French Fashions of the National Convention
3784757 French Fashions of the National Convention; (add.info.: French Fashions of the National Convention, 1795 - from engraving by Hippolyte Pauquet, after C. Vernet)

Background imageEighteenth Collection: Map of France, from France, Mediaeval and Modern A History, pub.1918

Map of France, from France, Mediaeval and Modern A History, pub.1918
3534003 Map of France, from France, Mediaeval and Modern A History, pub.1918; (add.info.: Map of France, 1610 - 1715. From France, Mediaeval and Modern A History, published 1918.).

Background imageEighteenth Collection: The Battle of Lexington, April 19 1775. First shots of the American War of Independence

The Battle of Lexington, April 19 1775. First shots of the American War of Independence
3533995 The Battle of Lexington, April 19 1775. First shots of the American War of Independence, from Hutchinson's History of the Nations, pub.1915; (add.info.: The Battle of Lexington)

Background imageEighteenth Collection: Dorde Petrovic, aka George Petrovich, Karadorde and Black George,from Hutchinson's History of

Dorde Petrovic, aka George Petrovich, Karadorde and Black George,from Hutchinson's History of the Nations, pub.1915
3533940 Dorde Petrovic, aka George Petrovich, Karadorde and Black George,from Hutchinson's History of the Nations, pub.1915; (add.info.: Ðorde Petrovic, aka George Petrovich)

Background imageEighteenth Collection: Anna Ioannovna, from Hutchinson's History of the Nations, pub.1915

Anna Ioannovna, from Hutchinson's History of the Nations, pub.1915
3533931 Anna Ioannovna, from Hutchinson's History of the Nations, pub.1915; (add.info.: Anna Ioannovna, 1693 - 1740, also spelled Anna Ivanovna)

Background imageEighteenth Collection: Catherine I, later known as Marta Samuilovna Skavronskaya, from Hutchinson's History of

Catherine I, later known as Marta Samuilovna Skavronskaya, from Hutchinson's History of the Nations, pub.1915
3533929 Catherine I, later known as Marta Samuilovna Skavronskaya, from Hutchinson's History of the Nations, pub.1915; (add.info.: Catherine I, born Marta Samuilovna Skavronskaya, 1684 - 1727)

Background imageEighteenth Collection: Charles XII, from Hutchinson's History of the Nations, pub.1915

Charles XII, from Hutchinson's History of the Nations, pub.1915
3533890 Charles XII, from Hutchinson's History of the Nations, pub.1915; (add.info.: Charles XII, also Carl, 1682 - 1718. King of Sweden from 1697 to 1718)

Background imageEighteenth Collection: Baronesses from the time of Louis XVI

Baronesses from the time of Louis XVI
3784708 Baronesses from the time of Louis XVI; (add.info.: Baronesses from the time of Louis XVI, 1783 - from engraving by Hippolyte Pauquet after Moreau)

Background imageEighteenth Collection: Michel-Etienne Turgot, Mayor of Paris, from 'Histoire de France', published c. 1880 (print)

Michel-Etienne Turgot, Mayor of Paris, from 'Histoire de France', published c. 1880 (print)
1547399 Michel-Etienne Turgot, Mayor of Paris, from 'Histoire de France', published c. 1880 (print) by French School, (19th century).

Background imageEighteenth Collection: Parisian Fashions in the time of Louis XV

Parisian Fashions in the time of Louis XV
3784725 Parisian Fashions in the time of Louis XV; (add.info.: Parisian Fashions in the time of Louis XV, 1740 - from engraving by Hippolyte Pauquet after Lancret)

Background imageEighteenth Collection: Paris Fashions during the French Revolution

Paris Fashions during the French Revolution
3784773 Paris Fashions during the French Revolution; (add.info.: Paris Fashions during the French Revolution, 1792 - from engraving by Hippolyte Pauquet after Debucourt. French Revolution: 1789-1799)

Background imageEighteenth Collection: Chevalier in the lastest fashions

Chevalier in the lastest fashions
3784779 Chevalier in the lastest fashions; (add.info.: Chevalier in the lastest fashions, from the reign of Louis XIV, 1700 - from engraving by Hippolyte Pauquet, after Bonnart)

Background imageEighteenth Collection: Parisian Lady from the time of the Directory

Parisian Lady from the time of the Directory
3784728 Parisian Lady from the time of the Directory; (add.info.: Parisian Lady from the time of the Directory, 1798 - from engraving by Hippolyte Pauquet after Boilly)

Background imageEighteenth Collection: Mademoiselle Salle in the reign of Louis XV

Mademoiselle Salle in the reign of Louis XV
3784761 Mademoiselle Salle in the reign of Louis XV; (add.info.: Mademoiselle Salle in the reign of Louis XV, 1730 - from engraving by Hippolyte Pauquet)

Background imageEighteenth Collection: Captain Edward Teach / Blackbeard

Captain Edward Teach / Blackbeard
3784122 Captain Edward Teach / Blackbeard; (add.info.: Pirate Edward Teach (Thatch, born Edward Drummond), commonly known as Blackbeard

Background imageEighteenth Collection: Achilles after the death of Patrocles

Achilles after the death of Patrocles
3788950 Achilles after the death of Patrocles; (add.info.: Achilles after the death of Patrocles. Character design after the production of the opera Achilles, for the Academie Royale de Musique)

Background imageEighteenth Collection: Jacob Frank

Jacob Frank
3790069 Jacob Frank; (add.info.: Jacob Frank - 18th-century Jewish religious leader who claimed to be the reincarnation of the self-proclaimed messiah Sabbatai Zevi)

Background imageEighteenth Collection: 18th century Coffee House

18th century Coffee House
3789929 18th century Coffee House; (add.info.: 18th century Coffee House. Engraving. English Men and Manners in the Eighteenth Century. Illustrated Narrative by A.S.Turberville)

Background imageEighteenth Collection: Captain Edward Teach / Blackbeard

Captain Edward Teach / Blackbeard
3784937 Captain Edward Teach / Blackbeard; (add.info.: Pirate Edward Teach (Thatch, born Edward Drummond), commonly known as Blackbeard

Background imageEighteenth Collection: Gil Blas is Dismissed

Gil Blas is Dismissed
5614333 Gil Blas is Dismissed; (add.info.: Gil Blas is Dismissed. Illustration from the novel The Adventures of Gil Blas of Santillane by Alain-Rene Lesage)

Background imageEighteenth Collection: Australia c. 1760, from Atlas de Toutes Les Parties Connues du Globe Terrestre by Cartographer

Australia c. 1760, from Atlas de Toutes Les Parties Connues du Globe Terrestre by Cartographer Rigobert Bonne pub
5242663 Australia c. 1760, from Atlas de Toutes Les Parties Connues du Globe Terrestre by Cartographer Rigobert Bonne pub. Geneva c. 1760

Background imageEighteenth Collection: Lieutenant-General Sir George Arthur, 1st Baronet, 1784-1854

Lieutenant-General Sir George Arthur, 1st Baronet, 1784-1854
5614422 Lieutenant-General Sir George Arthur, 1st Baronet, 1784-1854; (add.info.: Lieutenant-General Sir George Arthur, 1st Baronet, 1784-1854)

Background imageEighteenth Collection: Nab Cottage, Rydal, Cumbria, England, the home of David Hartley Coleridge, 1796-1849

Nab Cottage, Rydal, Cumbria, England, the home of David Hartley Coleridge, 1796-1849
5614286 Nab Cottage, Rydal, Cumbria, England, the home of David Hartley Coleridge, 1796-1849; (add.info.: Nab Cottage, Rydal, Cumbria, England, the home of David Hartley Coleridge, 1796-1849)

Background imageEighteenth Collection: Henry St John, 1st Viscount Bolingbroke, 1678-1751

Henry St John, 1st Viscount Bolingbroke, 1678-1751
5614334 Henry St John, 1st Viscount Bolingbroke, 1678-1751; (add.info.: Henry St John, 1st Viscount Bolingbroke, 1678-1751. English politician, government official and political philosopher)

Background imageEighteenth Collection: Portrait of Antoine-Charles-Louis, Comte de Lasalle, 1775-1809

Portrait of Antoine-Charles-Louis, Comte de Lasalle, 1775-1809
5614316 Portrait of Antoine-Charles-Louis, Comte de Lasalle, 1775-1809 by Gros, Baron Antoine Jean (1771-1835) (after); (add.info.: Portrait of Antoine-Charles-Louis, Comte de Lasalle, 1775-1809)

Background imageEighteenth Collection: Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston, Lord Palmerston, 1784 - 1865

Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston, Lord Palmerston, 1784 - 1865
3083251 Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston, Lord Palmerston, 1784 - 1865.; Private Collection; (add.info.: British statesman and twice Prime Minister of England. Hand writing sample.)

Background imageEighteenth Collection: Jean Baptiste Joseph, chevalier Delambre, 1749 - 1822

Jean Baptiste Joseph, chevalier Delambre, 1749 - 1822
3083213 Jean Baptiste Joseph, chevalier Delambre, 1749 - 1822.; Private Collection; (add.info.: French mathematician and astronomer. Hand writing sample.)



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"Exploring the Eighteenth Century: A Journey Through History, Art, and Nature" Step into a world of elegance and refinement as we delve into the fascinating realm of the eighteenth century. From Sherardia's delicate blooms to Lilio-Narcissus' enchanting fragrance, this era was adorned with nature's finest creations. Transport yourself back in time to 1793 with a glance at the Blush Provence rose captured on an exquisite plate. Imagine sipping ale at The Bat and Ball Public House in Hambledon, immersing yourself in the lively atmosphere of 1908. Marvel at Stewartia malecodendron's majestic presence and be captivated by Clematis purpurea's vibrant hues. Find solace within Buddha's tranquil Tibetan Temple, where serenity meets spirituality. Witness James Watt tirelessly perfecting Thomas Newcomen's invention in his Glasgow workshop; innovation knows no bounds during this period. Explore Passiflora lautifolia gynandria’s intricate beauty while admiring Tobias Furneaux’s masterful painting. Turn the pages of Giambatista Piranesi’s volume IV, The Antiquities of Rome, and immerse yourself in ancient wonders brought to life through artistry. Discover enlightenment through Matthew Henry’s profound insights as an English Bible commentator and writer. The eighteenth century holds countless treasures waiting to be unveiled—each hint offering a glimpse into its rich tapestry of history, artistry, and intellectual pursuits. Join us on this captivating journey through time.