On this page, Dr Malcolm Jones (m.h.jones [at] shef.ac.uk) of the University of Sheffield presents surprising and unusual printed images from early modern England—from the polemical to the pornographic. The commentaries derive from Dr Jones’ longstanding researches into the early modern English print, published in his book, The Print in Early Modern England: An Historical Oversight (Yale University Press, 2010).

The prints that have appeared are as follows: