Concept

Liberty

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  • Three officers in the City of London Corporation holding different types of sticks ("characteresticks"): Lord Mayor Crosby with a scourge for wheat-speculators; John Wilkes with a Herculean club for defeating corruption; and and a bull representing Frederick Bull, with the sheriff's staff of office. Engraving after S.L., 1772.
  • An evil man, representing medicine and religion (?), gloats over the death of the freedom of the individual in Switzerland to consume absinthe, represented as a green woman stabbed by a cross. Colour lithograph after A.-H. Gantner, 1910.
  • A man and woman dance outside a tavern named after George IV, a man plays a pipe and people sit drinking decorously. Etching by T. Lane (?), 1822, after J. Gillray.
  • A crouching male figure with the words 'oppression' curving around his back and a another male figure raising his arms in the air with words 'liberation' representing an advertisement for Freedom, a safe-sex celebration dance party in aid of AIDS/HIV at The Old 'Star' Building, Christchurch in association with the New Zealand AIDS Foundation. Lithograph.
  • John Williams, a bookseller stands in the pillory in the Palace Yard, Westminster, surrounded by a cheering crowd. Engraving with ten verses in five columns below, 1765.
  • An exhausted mother gives birth before a crowd of French officials; symbolising the birth of the ideas of the July Revolution and their troubled patrimony in the hands of contemporary politicians. Lithograph by E. Forest after J. Grandville, 1831, after Eugène Devéria, 1827.
  • Kissing lesbian and gay couples lined up vertically along a pier with the sea either side and a horizon featuring the logo of the Cruzando Fonteras [crossing borders]; an advertisement for the International Week of Gay Liberation in Torremolinos and Malaga from 12th to 28th June [1995?]; coordinated by the Colega Gays y Lesbianas de Andalucía. Colour lithograph by Petí Comití, ca. 1995.
  • A young woman and a young man rejoice as they escape from King Kong; representing attainment of freedom from AIDS and heroin addiction. Colour lithograph for the Commissione Nazionale per la lotta contro l'AIDS, Ministero della Sanità, ca. 1995.
  • An exhausted mother gives birth before a crowd of French officials; symbolising the birth of the ideas of the July Revolution and their troubled patrimony in the hands of contemporary politicians. Lithograph by E. Forest after J. Grandville, 1831, after Eugène Devéria, 1827.
  • A convicted thief sits in prison with his distraught sister who has been acquitted. Coloured etching by G. Cruikshank, 1848, after himself.

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