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In recent years, the Oxford University Library has embarked on a number of ambitious digitization projects. One of their projects has focused on a collection of 1400 prints of political cartoons from the period of the French Revolution and Napoleonic Wars. The collection includes prints from both British and European publications and focuses on changing representations of Napoleon and on British fears of invasion. Visitors to the site can make their way through this collection, which is searchable by artist, title, and subject. The images presented here are taken from original etchings contained in volumes of A.M. Broadley's "Napoleon in Caricature" from 1911 and J. Holland Rose's "Life of Napoleon" from 1905. First-time visitors might get a good sense of the materials covered here by looking at the subject list which ranges from "Allegorical figure" all the way to "Whig party".

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  • Arts > General
  • Arts > Visual Arts
  • Social Studies > General
  • Social Studies > World History

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    Arts,NSDL,Social studies -- World history,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20120928104851605T,Social studies,NSDL_SetSpec_internetscout,Social Sciences,Arts -- Visual arts

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    English

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