Title devised by Library staff. Similar view of Boston incorporating lower left vignette of Native hunting was engraved by J. Turner and published in the American Magazine, 1745 August, title page.
Print shows British troops firing on citizens in Boston. Title from item. Caption continues: in which Messrs Saml. Gray, Saml. Maverick, James Caldwell, Crispus Attucks, Patrick Carr were killed, six other woun... more
Print with legend shows and identifies several locations in the vicinity of Boston, including John Hancock's house, Beacon Hill, the British encampment on McHill, and a blockhouse. Title from item. Illus. on ma... more
Print shows an imaginary scene depicting the funeral of Joseph Warren. Title from item. Illus. in: Essais historiques et politiques sur les Anglo-Américains, ... / par M. Hilliard d'Auberteuil .... Bruxelles : ... more
Depicts event of January 25, 1774 when Boston Commissioner of Customs John Malcom (or Malcomb) was tarred and feathered and hung out his window by an angry mob.
Print shows John Malcolm, a customs officer, standing in a two-wheeled cart on a street crowded with onlookers as men prepare to tar and feather him. Title from item. Illus. in: Recueil d'estampes representant ... more
Title from item. Illus. in: The Columbian magazine, or, Monthly miscellany. Philadelphia : Printed for Seddon, Spotswood, Cist, and Trenchard, 1787, opp. p. 839. Published in: The American Revolution in drawing... more
Title from item. Illus. in: The Columbian magazine, or, Monthly miscellany. Philadelphia : Printed for Seddon, Spotswood, Cist, and Trenchard, 1788 April, opp. p. 175. Stauffer, 3341 Published in: The American ... more
Print shows British troops firing on a group of citizens on a street in Boston, Massachusetts, with the Royal Custom House known as "Butcher's Hall" on the right, the First Church and Town House in the backgrou... more
Illustration showing exterior view of front of building. Illus. in: A history of Boston, the metropolis of Massachusetts, from its origin to the present period, 2d ed. / Caleb Hopkins Snow. Boston: A. Bowen, 18... more
Print shows a mob pouring tea into the mouth of a Loyalist who has been tarred and feathered. Behind the group, on the right, is the "Liberty Tree" from which hangs a noose and a sign "Stamp Act" written upside... more
A burlesque parade, led by Andrew Jackson and satirizing various aspects of his administration. The procession moves from right to left. At its head is Jackson, seated on a horse with Martin Van Buren cross-le... more
A cryptic and anonymous satire probably referring to the 1834 "decapitation" of the wooden figure-head of Andrew Jackson, placed on the ship "Constitution" when it was refitted at Boston. The deed was perpetrat... more
The Boston Custom House, constructed 1837-1847, is among the earliest federal buildings erected outside the nation's capital. After Congress authorized a new custom house for the city of Boston, a local board o... more
In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 152. Title from item. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.
Soldiers digging and pulling artillery, horse pulling, and battle scene. Title devised by cataloger. Purchase; Childs Gallery; (DLC/PP-1984:368). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress).
This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Thayer, B.W., & Co. Copyright deposit, District Court of Mass.: 1842
Drawing shows view of ships in Boston Harbor. To the right, Bunker Hill Monument. Purchase; William Reese Company; 2000; (DLC/PP-2000:086). Title from item. Accession box no. DLC/PP-2000:086
Print shows a group portrait of six members of the Mendelssohn Quintette Club of Boston with their instruments; shown are, from left, Bernhard Listemann, E.M. Heindl, Rudolph Hennig, Ludwig Emanuel Manoly, Thom... more
Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 61, Folder 21a.
Print showing a bird's-eye view, looking north and west, of the city of Boston and notable landmarks of the surrounding communities. Includes numbered key identifying prominent features.
Drawing shows a three-story house in Boston, raised off its foundations on stones and logs to increase its elevation. Wallis was a British Commissioner from the Foreign Office to the United States in 1853. Orig... more
Print shows South Market, Williams Market, Gerrish Market, Boylston Market and Faneuil Hall Market. Illus. in: Ballou's pictorial, v. 9, no. 7 (1855 Aug. 18), p. 97. Title from item.
Illus. in: Proceedings at the dedication of the building for the Public library of the city of Boston. Boston : prepared and printed by authority of the city council, 1858, frontispiece. Title devised by Library staff.
Illus. in: Proceedings at the dedication of the building for the Public library of the city of Boston. Boston : prepared and printed by authority of the city council, 1858, opposite p. 163. Title devised by Lib... more
Handwritten on verso: 1858. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 63, Folder 25.
Print shows a bird's-eye view of the Portland Star Match Factory in Portland, Maine, with a Boston & Maine Railroad passenger train passing on the lower right foreground, men unloading timber from railroad cars... more
Print shows a large advertisement for "The Methodist" a denominational newspaper published in New York; includes portraits of Rev. Henry Slicer, D.D., of the East-Baltimore Conference, Rev. George Peck, D.D., o... more
Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 68, Folder 21d.
Banknote showing an explorer, possibly Columbus, a woman holding dividers to a globe, and the head of a woman with grapes in her hair.
Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 72, Folder 12.
Two panel illustration showing a distraught Charles Dickens standing with another man behind the door to his hotel room, on the other side of which is a group of people portraying characters from Dickens' novel... more
Charles Dickens, full-length portrait, facing front, standing at lectern. Title from item. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 11, no. 571 (1867 December 7), p. 777.
Title devised by Library staff. Illustration in American Architect and Building News, Feb. 12, 1876. Gift ; American Institute of Architects / American Architectural Foundation ; 2010 ; (DLC/PP-2010:100) Forms ... more
Print showing Sullivan in a boxing stance. 17342 U.S. Copyright Office. Original artwork signed E. W. Kemble. Copyright by E. W. Kemble.
Poster showing a variety of dogs at the New England Kennel Club's dog show. 9730(1?) U.S. Copyright Office. Mechanic's Hall, Huntington Ave., Boston. Title from item.
Post card showing nine members of the Boston National Bloomer Girls Base Ball Club, wearing baseball uniforms, posed with L.J. Galbreath in the center. Title from item. Gift; Harry L. Katz; 2008; (DLC/PP-2008:0... more