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Decorated letter from BL Harley 7586A, f. 2

Jerusalem from BL Eg 1070, f. 5

Tudor Rose from BL Royal 11 E XI, f. 2

The Holy Family at the Fountain

Tartariae sive Magni Chami Regni tÿpus.

Flammans of St. Martin.

Russia, 960-1694 [part 1].

Ierusalem, cum suburbiis, prout tempore Christi floruit, accurate notatis omnibus insignibus et praecipuè iis locis... /

Sublime and beautiful reflections on the French revolution, or the man in the moon at large

George Washington- The Munro-Lenox Portrait

Nuku Hiva sõdalane / Nuku Hivan warrior

The OP spectacles / Cruikshank del.

Andrew Jackson, president of the United States / painted by W.J. Hubard ; C.G. Childs Lithr.; drawn by A. Newsam, pupil to C.G. Childs.

Shrine of the Annunciation Nazareth April 20th 1839 / David Roberts, R.A.

The Scott Monument under Construction

[Masonic chart]

Head of a winged figure wearing a diadem.

Façade n. Bas-relief 46.

Eruzzione del Vesuvio accaduta alli 8. d'Agosto del Anno 1779

Veduta del Palazzo della Sanità, e dell'Interno del Molo piccolo in Napoli

Il Molo di Napoli

Grande roûte au mont St. Gotthardt, en Suisse non loin de l'Hospice

Innere Ansicht der katholischen Hof-Kirche zu Dresden

British Officer from Sir William Dixson's collection of ambrotype portraits, ca. 1857-1858, possibly by Thomas Glaister

Footbridges and Elaborate Commercial Building, S. China


Curtiss JN - a training plane.

Central park in 1862. [Collection of photographs in portfolio, without text] Published by special permission of the commission.

[Abraham Lincoln, three-quarter length portrait, seated and holding his spectacles and pencil (retouched to stand out)]

B.C.A. 1911 No.s 53 to 55 on plan

Queen Victoria, c.1870.

Alfred Thompson

Italian Street Musicians

[William Howard Taft, full-length portrait, standing, facing right, in a mason's garb]

'Torquay, Victoria Parade From the Pier'

This train is now ready to depart

Flood, Bonaventure Depot, Montreal, QC, 1886

[King Kelly, Chicago White Stockings, baseball card portrait]

Portrett av Fridtjof Nansen, 1889

[Central Dome, Paris Exposition, 1889]

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