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The Scott Monument under Construction

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

Alfred Thompson

Italian Street Musicians

This train is now ready to depart

Margaret Stewart - Queen of Natchez Mardi Gras.

A spinner in the Mollahan Mills, Newberry, S.C. Dec. 3/08. Witness, Sara R. Hine. Location: Newberry, South Carolina / Photo by Lewis W. Hine.

Frank F. Gibson, 1305 Linden St. Western Union Telegraph Co. Messenger No. 7. 14 years of age. 1 year in service. Visits houses of prostitution. Guides soldiers to segregated district. Smokes. Still at school and works from 8:30 P.M. to 12:30 A.M. Investigator, Edward F. Brown. Location: Wilmington, Delaware / Photo by Louis [i.e. Lewis] W. Hine, May, 1910.

Miss Anita Phipps, 11/24/23

R101 and cows

Carefully trained women inspectors check and inspect cargo transport innerwings before they are assembled on the fuselage, Douglas Aircraft Company, Long Beach, Calif.

American mothers and sisters, like these women at the Douglas Aircraft Company, give important help in producing dependable planes for their men at the front, Long Beach, Calif. Most important of the many types of aircraft made at this plant are the B-17F ("Flying Fortress") heavy bomber, the A-20 ("Havoc") assault bomber and the C-47 heavy transport plane for the carrying of troops and cargo

Woman working on an airplane motor at North American Aviation, Inc., plant in Calif.

Santa Fe R.R. locomotive shops, Topeka, Kansas

Gus Worke, a farmer who came from Germany 40 years ago, Southington, Conn.

Saying grace before the barbeque dinner at the Pie Town, New Mexico Fair

C & NW RR; locomotives in the roundhouse at Proviso yard, Chicago, Ill.

Truck trailers line up at a freight house to load and unload goods from the Chicago and Northwestern railroad, Chicago, Ill.

School children, half of Polish and half of Italian descent, at a festival in May 1942, Southington, Conn.

Inner City, August 1973

[High school route boys. Adolescents. Some in back row have been newsboys for seven, eight and nine years.] Location: New Haven, Connecticut.

Early photographs of railroads of Texas and its southern border.

C. & N.W. R.R., Mrs. Dorothy Lucke, employed as a wiper at the roundhouse, Clinton, Iowa

Commuters, who have just come off the train, waiting for the bus to go home, Lowell, Mass.

The John Frank Keith Collection is held by the Library Company of Philadelphia, a non-profit research library

A person carrying a can of Karo syrup at Berg's Supermarket, circa 1950

Tasmanian Convicts


L'allégorie est assez claire, pour se passer de comentaire

Reforme de différents droits feodaux et de la dime - le 11 aoust 1789

A faut esperer q'eu se jeu la finira bentot

Mrs Barbara (Johnstone) Flucker

Isabella Burns, Mrs John Begg, 1771 - 1858. Youngest sister of Robert Burns

St Andrews 1842

Rev. Thomas Chalmers, 1780 - 1847. Preacher and social reformer (shown preaching)

Samuel Aitken. Bookseller and friend of Thomas Carlyle

George Combe, 1788 - 1858. Phrenologist

Captain David Campbell, Allan Robertson, Tom Morris, Bob Andrews, Sir Hugh Playfair and Watty Alexander. 'St Andrews Golfers'

Mr Laing or Laine

Hugh Miller, 1802 - 1856. Geologist and author

David Octavius Hill with his daughter, Charlotte

The Rev Thomas Chalmers and his Family at Merchiston Castle School

Anne Chalmers Hanna, 1813 - 1891. Daughter of Rev. Dr Thomas Chalmers; wife of Rev. William Hanna

James Nasmyth, 1808 - 1890. Inventor of the steam hammer

Willie Liston, Newhaven. Fisherman

Charles William Peach, 1800 - 1886. Coastguard; naturalist and geologist

John Sobieski Stolberg-Stuart, 1797 - 1872. Alias John Hay or John Hay Allan

Mohun Lal, aged 28 in 1844

Thomas Duncan, 1807 - 1845. Artist

Patrick Byrne, about 1794 - 1863. Irish Harpist

Finlay, deerstalker in the employ of Campbell of Islay

The Scott Monument

David Octavius Hill and Professor James Miller. Known as 'The Morning After "He greatly daring dined"'

Lady Elizabeth (Rigby) Eastlake, 1809 - 1893. Writer

Sir John Steell, 1804 - 1891. Sculptor

St Andrews, North Street, Fishergate, Women and Children Baiting the Line

'A Newhaven Pilot'

Leith docks with the ship 'Cockburn' tied up

92nd Gordon Highlanders at Edinburgh Castle

Mrs Anne (Palgrave) Rigby, 1777 - 1872

Charlotte Lockhart, later Mrs Hope. Grand-daughter of Sir Walter Scott

Ivy-covered tree at Colinton. 'The Fairy Tree'

Mrs Elizabeth (Johnstone) Hall, Newhaven fishwife

Sandy (or James) Linton, his boat and bairns

Edinburgh Ale: James Ballantine, Dr George Bell and David Octavius Hill

Newhaven boy ('King Fisher' or 'His Faither's Breeks')

Willie Liston, 'Redding [cleaning or preparing] the line'; Newhaven fisherman

Unknown men (Newhaven)

Unknown officer and three mounted soldiers of the Leith Fort Artillery

Lady Mary Hamilton (Campbell) Ruthven, 1789 - 1885. Wife of James, Lord Ruthven

James Drummond, 1816 - 1877. History painter; curator of the National Gallery of Scotland

George Troup and William Gibson

Two Newhaven fishwives, perhaps Mrs Elizabeth (Johnstone) Hall on the right

Alexander Rutherford, William Ramsay and John Liston

Sophia Finlay and Harriet Farnie

Sir George Harvey, 1806 - 1876. Genre and landscape painter; President of the Royal Scottish Academy

[Thomas George Pratt, half-length portrait, slightly to left]

Evangelist Windows of a House at the Ponte del Forner, San Cassano, Venice

Staffa near Fingal's Cave (seated figure who might be John Muir Wood)

Edinburgh from the Castle

Piper and Drummer of the 92nd Gordon Highlanders, Edinburgh Castle

Captain Robert Barclay-Allardyce, 1779 - 1854. Celebrated pedestrian

Figures at the Fountain of Sultan Ahmet III, Istanbul 1850s

Tolbooth and Canongate, Edinburgh

Shōjiki o mamoru mono wa tenjin kore o sutezu

Palazzo Contarini della Scala or Dal Bovolo

Shōjō no jinshinshi kunshi mo oyobasaru tokoro ari

Monument in Glasgow Necropolis to John Henry Alexander, d. 1851, sculpted by Alexander Handyside Ritchie

Cathedral of Nôtre Dame, Amiens

Jas. R. Whitney

Jas. R. Whitney

Jas. R. Whitney

Professor James Syme, 1799-1870. Surgeon

[Stephen Whitney, half-length portrait, three-quarters to the right, facing front, wearing figured waistcoat]

Joseph Lister, 1st Lord Lister, 1827 – 1912

Rev. Henry Whitney Bellows

Melrose Abbey

St Oran's Chapel, Iona


'The Hypaethral Temple, Philae'.