Eight images, with captions in English and German, revolving around a central image labelled "Stage of Europe Dec. 2, 1812". The images are framed by a stitch-like line, alluding to quiltwork. They are in the style of popular prints and all denigrate Napoleon. The work was printed in England.
From right corner image, clockwise: (1) Napoleon holding mast on a small sailboat with people standing on shore and a ship in the background, below is text: "BONAPARTE meanly betraying his officers and cowardly deserting his Troops in Egypt" and a small portrait of "Herman [?], one of four patriots shot at Bremen 5 April 1810". (2) Back view of Napolean on his horse, with a line of soldiers shooting at an unarmed crowd with gunsmoke billowing and a palm tree in the background; text below: "BONAPARTE ordering his troops to fire upon the Turkish Prisoners at Jaffa." (3) Three French soldiers with book on ground with a group of onlookers behind a prominent figure and a kneeling man holding a book labeled "Koran", Egyption pyramids in a desert are in the background; caption: BONAPARTE in Egypt professing himself a Malrometan and trampling on the Bible." Below is a portriat of a T.S. Christophe. "One of ten patriots shot at Moscow 25 Sept 1812". (4) A kneeling Napolean kisses Josephine's hand led by an Italian officer outside a fort as troops of both sides look on; caption: "BONAPARTE receiving the cast off mistress of Barras with the command of the Army of Italy."
(5) A crowned Napolean stands, pointing septor at Pope and others in front of throne; caption, some words cut off from fading and holes: "BONAPARTE -dly and ungratefully...the Pope of his Terratorial Possessions." The portrait of "Schill." below. (6) Various leaders from different countries around a table with a quill and papers on it; caption: "BONAPARTE and the infamous Godov defrauding Ferdinand the VII of his just right at Bayonne." (7) Soldiers preparing to hang a chained man, an executioner looking on the left and Napolean and another prisoner to the left. Guns, a whip, and a chain lie on the ground between them. "BONAPARTE destroying the Patriotic but unfortunate Ton -- and L Overture."; below is a portrait of "Hoffer." (8) A battle scene in front of a fort, gunsmoke billowing around Napolean with a kneeling, surrendered officer in the middle. In front of him lays a casket. Caption: "BONAPARTE after a mock...the Duke D Enghen to..."; words cut off by hole in fabric.
The center image portrays a number of individuals on a stage, labeled from left to right: Sweden, Russia, Napolean, Prussia, Jerome, Confederation of the Rhine, and Austria. An audience looks on. The stage bears a plaque declaring it the "Stage of Europe. Dec 1812". Above the stage is a caption: "VICTORY seized his sword as it fell from his hand, Saying 'EUROPE your freedom secure.' Then hung it aloft in the Templ of Fame, A TROHPY to RUSSIA while time shall remain. Or the page HISTORY writes shall endure." Next to it is a depiction of Victory bequeathing a kneeling Europe a sword, while History transcribes the occasion.