Caricature depicting a Jewish man called "Monowski" working as a peddler after two years in the United States. This card is the second of a set of four trade cards from the series "Our New Citizens" published by Geo.Topp.
Hand-colored etched caricature depicting a fantastical view of the sun. In German, the text reads : "Gotts Wunder, welcher Glanz und Schein / Das muss ep's rores von Vergilding seyn!" In English, the text reads : "God's wonders, which glimmer and shine / That must be something rare and gilt!"
Hand-colored lithographed caricature depicting a Jewish peddler with his wares. The caption, which translates to "All is not gold that glitters," implies that his wares might not be as valuable as they seem. Lithograph by Pierre Langlumé. Published Paris: Noël et Dauty.
Caricature published in the Düsseldorfer Monathefte, Band 6, No. 42. In German, the text reads : --"Härsch, wo iss dein Bruder?" --"Gott soll hüte, er iß uff'm Rathhaus, dort wird er abgewandelt mit Fünfe-zwanzig, weil er hat getriebe en Hausierhandel im Ruckfall." --"No siehst de." Handel bringt Wandel. In English, the text reads : "Härsch, where is your brother?" --"May God protect us, he is at city hall, that's where he's going to be in the reformatory for 25 years, because of a subsequent offense for peddling." --"You see?" "Trade brings change!"
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.
Black-and-white lithograph depicting a Jewish peddler and Gabriel Riesser, member of the Frankfurt Parliament, discussing the "imperial wig." In German, the text reads: --Jude: "Dau sehe Se ä Mohl! Herr Docter, ebbes Rores a blonde Perück die ganz allan steht." --Dr: "Nun was nützt die alte Scharteke?" --Jude: "Verzeihe Se Herr Dr. Sie is noch kan 40 Johr alt und hot uns sehr genützt." In English, the text reads : --Jew: "Now, look at Mohl! Doctor, it's a rare thing to see a blond wig standing on its own." --Dr.: "Now, of what use is old thing?"-- Jew: "Forgive me, Doctor. It's not even 40 years old and has been very useful for us." The text references Moriz Mohl who, at the Frankfurt Parliament, argued against legal equality for Jews. Printed Frankfurt am Main: Lith. Anst. V. Ed. Gust. May.
Black-and-white wood engraving depicting a peddler mistaking an artist with a pack and portfolio for another peddler. Wood engraving by J. Augustus Bogert after an illustration by William de la Montagne Cary. Published in The Aldine, Volume 6.
Caricature by Joseph Ferdinand Keppler published in the April 1877 edition of Puck. The caricature depicts a conversation between the Jewish peddler Heimann Levi and a personification of New York. In German, the text reads : --Dame New-York: "Um Gotteswillen, Heimann Levi, geh' schnell hinein in die Assembly." --Heimann Levi: "Ich in die Assembly? Was soll ich da drinnen thun?" --Dame New-York: Damit zu den Herren, die viel sprechen, endlich einmal Einer kommt, der blos handelt." In English, the text reads : --Dame New-York: "For God's sake, Heimann Levi, go quickly into the Assembly." --Herimann Levi: "Me in the Assembly? What should I do inside?" --Dame New-York: "So that to the gentlemen, who speak a lot, finally comes one for once, who merely acts." In German, the verb handeln can mean "trade" or "deal," as a peddler does, as well as "act."