At last the District of Columbia is to have it's own official flag. George Washington's family shield of red and white--two red bars & 3 red stars on a white background-- is the design just approved by the flag commission created by Congress. D.C. Commissioner, Melvin Hazen, who chose the design, is pictured with the new banner, 10/17/38
Accurata delineatio celeberrimæ regionis Ludovicianæ vel Gallice Louisiane oł. Canadæ et Floridæ adpellatione in Septemtrionali America ... / Gottfri Rogg del. ; M. Rhein sc.
Print shows in a cartouche a semi-nude female figure standing on a winged orb which rests on a pedestal bearing the title inscription. She holds to her right a cornucopia from which spills coins; on the left si... more
Europe, Asia, Africa and America bringing intelligence to the genius of the London Magazine / desd. drawn and engraved by Bonnor.
Print shows an allegorical scene with four female figures, representing the continents (from l. to r.) Asia, Europe, Africa, and America, approaching a seated female figure with wings writing in an open volume ... more
America guided by wisdom An allegorical representation of the United States depicting their independence and prosperity / / Drawn by John J. Barralett ; engraved by B. Tanner.
Allegorical print shows America as a woman in Grecian dress and feathered helmut with Roman deities Minerva, Ceres, and Mercury to symbolize wisdom, commerce, and agriculture. To their right is a triumphal arch... more
Battle Monument from "A Book of the United States; exhibiting its geography, divisions, constitution, and government; ... together with a condensed history of the land, ... the biography of ... the leading men, ... statistical tables, ... engravings, etc"
This image has been taken from scan 000282 from "A Book of the United States; exhibiting its geography, divisions, constitution, and government; ... together with a condensed history of the land, ... the biogra... more
Print shows American eagle in its nest of the American flag, which holds 34 eggs representing the states; the eggs representing the Southern states are cracked, rotten, or have various animals being hatched fro... more