Black-and-white lithograph depicting a Jewish peddler and Gabriel Riesser, member of the Frankfurt Parliament, mocking Heinrich von Gagern, who is walking past carrying bags of money on both shoulders. In German, the text reads : --1ster Jud: "Nu! Wie tragt der Mann sou schwär?" --2ter Jud: "S'nit sou arig worum er tragt jou uf bade Achsle! Bey mei lang Lebe ich hab ka Kinesinne druf!" In English, the text reads : --First Jew: "Nu! How is that man carrying something so heavy?" --Second Jew: "It's not that hard, that's why he's carrying them on both shoulders! In my whole life, I've never thought of that! Printed Frankfurt am Main: C. Knatz.
Caricature of Moritz Mohl at a lectern during the 1848 Frankfurt Parliament, as other members of parliament approach him in anger. At the Frankfurt Parliament, Mohl argued against legal equality for Jews; he was constantly interrupted by other members of the assembly. Caricature by Alfons von Boddien. Lithograph printed Frankfurt am Main: Eduard Gustav May.
Hand-colored lithograph depicting a crowd outside of the Stock Exchange. The caption reads : "The warning sign is no better here than in the vineyard." The sign reads "Verbotener Weg" (entry forbidden).
Black-and-white steel engraving of the Tombs of the Kings in Jerusalem. From The city of the Great King; or, Jerusalem as it was, as it is, and as it is to be by James Turner Barclay, published Philadelphia: Challen.
Caricatures by Eugene Zimmerman published in Judge. The caption for "She knew him by his nose" reads : "Mr. Geldfish (who has been forced to cut his mask to make room for his nose): "I vonder eef mein wife vill know me in dis disguise? Der gostumer sedt I choost look like Heiney de Eight." The text for "Where he erred" reads : --Mrs. Cohen: "Vy are you licking leedle Shakey?" --Mr. Cohen: "He vas lighting matches out in der back yard." --Mrs. Cohen: But dere vas nodding out dere dot he could set on fire." --Mr. Cohen: "No, of course nod--dot's der reason of id. Vat's der use of dot foolish poy wasting matches?"
Black-and-white engraving of the Western Wall in Jerusalem. Engraving by Goupil & Cie after a painting by Jean Léon Gérôme. From The masterpieces of French art illustrated : being a biographical history of art in France, from the earliest period to and including the Salon of 1882, Volume 1, by Louis Viardot, published Philadelphia: Gebbie & Co.
Black-and-white offset print reproduction depicting the interior of a sukkah during the celebration of Sukkot. From A sketch of the history of Judaism and Christianity in the light of modern research and criticism by George Thomas Bettany.
Black-and-white offset print reproduction depicting the ceremony of kapparot. From The home and synagogue of the modern Jew : sketches of modern Jewish life and ceremonies, published London: Religious Tract Society.