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Shinozuka uraemon no (miyako za) kōjō zu

Shinozuka uraemon no (miyako za) kōjō zu

Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: vertical Oban Nishikie. Adachi modern reprint (Showa). Purchase; H. Irving Olds; 1938. Forms p... more

Town meeting

Town meeting

Illustration shows a contentious colonial-era town meeting in a church.

The great South Sea caterpillar, transform'd into a Bath butterfly / Js.G. desn. et fect.

The great South Sea caterpillar, transform'd into a Bath butterfly / J...

Cartoon shows the metamorphosis of Sir Joseph Banks from a caterpillar to a butterfly upon his investiture with the Order of the Bath as a result of his South Sea expedition. Draped with the ribbon, and wearing... more

Shinpan kinryūsan niōmon no zu

Shinpan kinryūsan niōmon no zu

Print shows a crowd of pilgrims near gate to the Kinryūzan Temple. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Format: horizontal Oban Nishikie.... more

(Deferred dept.) Treasury of the United States. No. Register's-Office. Be it known, that there is due from the United States of America, unto or assign, the sum of being deffered stock, bearing interest at six per cent, per annum from inclusivel

(Deferred dept.) Treasury of the United States. No. Register's-Office....

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 222, Folder 4.

(Circular.) Richmond. Supervisor's office. December 31, 1795. Gentlemen. In the course of examining the late revenue returns and accounts which have come into this office, it is found necessary to call your attention to several of your respectiv

(Circular.) Richmond. Supervisor's office. December 31, 1795. Gentleme...

Evans 29802.; On verso: 17 75 cents 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 180, Folder 11e.

A list of the names and places of abode of the members of the Senate and House of representatives of the United States: and their officers. [Philadelphia, 1795] [Positive Photostat.].

A list of the names and places of abode of the members of the Senate a...

Evans. 31351 & 29726. 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 148, Folder 14.

To the electors of the State of New York. I trust, fellow citizens, I may with reason congratulate you on the prospects of the ensuing election for Governor [Advocating electing John Jay] [Signed] A Republican [New York? 1795].

To the electors of the State of New York. I trust, fellow citizens, I ...

Imprint 2.; Jay, John.; Political campaign.; On verso: s x s. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collectio... more

Rokkasen

Rokkasen

Print shows Murasaki with five elderly men, all wise men and/or poets. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: horizontal Oban Nishiki... more

The death of the Great Wolf

The death of the Great Wolf

Close parody of West's painting, The Death of Wolfe, 1771, satirizing the passing of the Treason and Sedition Bills showing three officers supporting the mortally wounded Pitt (l. to r.): Burke, Pepper Arden an... more

Sir Thomas Bond Bart

Sir Thomas Bond Bart

Print showing Sir Thomas Bond, full-length portrait, right profile, carrying an umbrella under right arm. Title from item. Forms part of: British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).

Yatsushi chōkaro

Yatsushi chōkaro

Print shows a woman entertaining a chid, possibly a young Zhang Guo. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: vertical Chuban Nishikie.... more

Advertisement. By virtue of a writ of Levari Facias, to me directed, will be exposed to public sale, at the Court-House, in Norris-Town, in the County of Montgomery, on Wednesday, the 11th of November next, at Twelve o'Clock-four contiguous trac

Advertisement. By virtue of a writ of Levari Facias, to me directed, w...

Imprint 3.; Advertisement.; Evans 29093. 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 148, Folder 28.

The Tory's day of judgment / E. Tisdale, del et sculpt.

The Tory's day of judgment / E. Tisdale, del et sculpt.

Illustration shows colonists preparing to tar and feather a loyalist seated on the ground as another loyalist hangs from a gallows with a rope around his waist . Illus. in: M'Fingal : a modern epic poem, in fo... more

Sandaime sanogawa ichimatsu (no gionmachi no hakujin onayo to) ichikawa tomiemon (no kanisaka tōma)

Sandaime sanogawa ichimatsu (no gionmachi no hakujin onayo to) ichikaw...

Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: vertical Oban Nishikie. Adachi modern reprint (Showa). Purchase; H. Irving Olds; 1938. Forms p... more

Circular. Sir. A number of your fellow-citizens, electors from different towns of the County of Ulster, have met this day for the purpose of nominating proper characters to fill the important offices of governor and lieutenant governor of this s

Circular. Sir. A number of your fellow-citizens, electors from differe...

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 112, Folder 14c.

Kemâliyle nakş olunmuş cümle cihan numûnesi /

Kemâliyle nakş olunmuş cümle cihan numûnesi /

Relief shown pictorially. Text states the map was translated into Turkish in 967 (Oct. 1559 to Sept. 1560). Map based on Oronce Fine's cordiform map of 1534, according to Shirley's Mapping of the world, 1993. H... more

The prophet of the Hebrews, the prince of peace conducting the Jews to the Promis'd-Land / Js Gy,  des. et fec.

The prophet of the Hebrews, the prince of peace conducting the Jews to...

Print showing Richard Brothers holding a Bible turned to Book of Revelations, carrying on his back a "Bundle of the Elect" containing Charles James Fox, Richard Brinsley Sheridan, Charles Stanhope, and Lord La... more

Kaidan o oriru onna

Kaidan o oriru onna

Print shows a woman descending a staircase, she has a small roll of cloth or paper in her mouth. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Forma... more

Shinpan kameido tenmangū keidai no zu

Shinpan kameido tenmangū keidai no zu

Print shows many people crossing the bridge to, and on the grounds of, the Kameido Tenmangū Shrine. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. ... more

Contrasted husbands / Rd. Newton 1795.

Contrasted husbands / Rd. Newton 1795.

Print shows one husband with pipe in hand and a rod raised ready to strike his wife, her arms raised to defend herself, a dog tugs at the man's coat; and another husband who is on his knees begging for mercy(?)... more

[Engraved frontis. illus. to each of four volumes of Swift, Voyages de Gulliver (Paris, 1795)]

[Engraved frontis. illus. to each of four volumes of Swift, Voyages de...

Gulliver's Travels, or Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World. In Four Parts. By Lemuel Gulliver, First a Surgeon, and then a Captain of Several Ships.

Okamotoya uchi shinateru

Okamotoya uchi shinateru

Print shows the courtesan Shinateru with two young female attendants. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. From the series: Wakana no hat... more

The Combat

The Combat

Engraving by Elkanah Tisdale. Illus. in: John Trumbull's M'Fingal. New-York, 1795. Reference copy may be in LOT 4412AA. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Rare B... more

Costa de tierra firme desde el Cabo Gracias a Dios hasta la Ysla Cosumuel /

Costa de tierra firme desde el Cabo Gracias a Dios hasta la Ysla Cosum...

Shows Atlantic coast of Central America covering Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, a small portion of Nicaragua, and a portion of the Yucatán Peninsula. Depths shown by soundings. Watermark: PVL [Pieter van Ley] in ... more

... An act supplementary to the act concerning invalids. [Followed by] An act authorizing the erection of a lighthouse near the entrance of George-Town harbour, in the state of South-Carolina. [Philadelphia: Printed by Francis Childs, 1795].

... An act supplementary to the act concerning invalids. [Followed by]...

Caption title: At head of title: Third Congress of the United States: at the second session, begun and held at the city of Philadelphia, in the state of Pennsylvania, on Monday, the third of November, one thous... more

An ode, sung at the lecture of the Congregational Charitable Society, in Boston, on the 12th of February, 1795. by Mr. Rea. [4 verses] [Boston 1795].

An ode, sung at the lecture of the Congregational Charitable Society, ...

Positive Photostat.; Verse.; Not in Evans. 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 44, Folder 29.

How fair and how pleasant art thou, o love, for delights!

How fair and how pleasant art thou, o love, for delights!

Woman standing, full length in front of fountain. Engraving after drawing by Tisdale. Illus. in: Samuel Croxall, The Fair Circassian, N.Y., 1795, frontispiece. Ref. copy may be in SSF (Gr) - WOMEN. This record ... more

Tsuruya uchi tsurunou

Tsuruya uchi tsurunou

Print shows a courtesan with two attendants. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the series: Seirō bijin awase : A series of beauties... more

Tōto ryōgokubashi yūsuzumi no zu

Tōto ryōgokubashi yūsuzumi no zu

Print shows crowded waterfront scene with pedestrians on the promenade, on the Rogoku Bridge, and waiting in stalls, possibly for boats. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored... more

[Automated mill, designed by Oliver Evans, for processing grain] / James Poupard, scult.

[Automated mill, designed by Oliver Evans, for processing grain] / Jam...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: The young mill-wright & miller's guide : in five parts, embellished with twenty five plates ... / by Oliver Evans, of Philadelphia. Philadelphia : Printed for, and sol... more

A view of St. Paul's Church, New-York / T. Anderson del. ; Scoles sculp.

A view of St. Paul's Church, New-York / T. Anderson del. ; Scoles scul...

Title from item. Illus. in: New York Magazine, 1795 (October). Reference copy in LOT 4445.

Plan of the city of Washington in the territory of Columbia : ceded by the states of Virginia and Maryland to the United States of America and by them established as the seat of their government, after the year 1800 /

Plan of the city of Washington in the territory of Columbia : ceded by...

Shows block numbers and proposed government buildings. Also covers Georgetown. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. "L. Wayland and C. Smith 1795" deleted from publisher's statement. Includes "R... more

L'Intérieur du comité révolutionnaire. Scène derniere

L'Intérieur du comité révolutionnaire. Scène derniere

Print shows two men pointing out others among a group of revolutionaries to be arrested, perhaps as a backlash to the reign of terror instigated by Robespierre and his followers. Overlooking the scene from a sh... more

The State of Maryland from the best authorities.

The State of Maryland from the best authorities.

Scale ca. 1:770,000. LC copy annotated in black ink. Prime meridian: Philadelphia and London. Relief shown pictorially. "Engraved for Carey's American edition of Guthrie's Geography improved." Inset: Continuati... more

The Yanky Chace

The Yanky Chace

Engraving by Elkanah Tisdale. Illus. in: John Trumbull, M'Fingal, 1795, pl. 44. Reference copy may be in LOT 4412N. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Rare Bk. D... more

Araihari

Araihari

Print shows two women hanging laundry. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. From the series: Fujin tewaza jūnikō : Twelve occupations of ... more

[Engraved frontis. illus. to each of four volumes of Swift, Voyages de Gulliver (Paris, 1795)]

[Engraved frontis. illus. to each of four volumes of Swift, Voyages de...

Illus. in: Swift, Voyages de Gulliver, Paris, 1795. Reference copy may be in BIOG FILE - SWIFT, JONATHAN. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Books, B.I.

The State of New Jersey, compiled from the most authentic information.

The State of New Jersey, compiled from the most authentic information.

Scale ca. 1:600,000. Prime meridian: Philadelphia. Relief shown pictorially. Shows towns, county boundaries, and the "Division line of East and West Jersey." "Engraved for Carey's American edition of Guthrie's ... more

Enter cowslip with a bowl of cream. Vide Brandenburg Theatricals / Js. Gy., desn. et fect.

Enter cowslip with a bowl of cream. Vide Brandenburg Theatricals / Js....

"An enormously fat lady stands in profile to the left, holding a bowl (resembling a punch-bowl), her left hand on her hip, holding up the frilled apron which drapes her quilted petticoat..." (Source: George) Th... more

The State of Maryland,

The State of Maryland,

Scale ca. 1:770,000. Meridians: Philadelphia and London. Relief shown pictorially. In upper center margin: Engraved for Carey's American edition of Guthrie's Geography improved. LC copy imperfect: Hole in cente... more

The State of Maryland from the best authorities.

The State of Maryland from the best authorities.

Scale ca. 1:770,000. Meridians: Philadelphia and London. Relief shown pictorially. Includes inset "Continuation of the Potowmac River, from Fort Cumberland." Available also through the Library of Congress Web s... more

The Procession

The Procession

Engraving by Elkanah Tisdale. Illus. in: John Trumbull, M'Fingal, 1795. Reference copy may be in LOT 4412AA. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Rare Bk. Div.; US... more

Ōshukubai

Ōshukubai

Print shows a royal official wearing a long robe, with three attendants, standing before a plainly dressed woman outside a humble building through which a plum tree is growing. The official may be demanding tha... more

British Heroism

British Heroism

Engraving by Elkanah Tisdale. Illus. in: John Trumbull, M'Fingal, 1795. Reference copy may be in LOT 4412N. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Rare Bk. Div.; US ... more

Kuronushi

Kuronushi

Print shows the poet Otomo Kuronushi and two women on a veranda.

Map of the State of Maryland laid down from an actual survey of all the principal waters, public roads, and divisions of the counties therein; describing the situation of the cities, towns, villages, houses of worship and other public buildings, furnaces, forges, mills, and other remarkable places; and of the Federal Territory; as also a sketch of the State of Delaware shewing the probable connexion of the Chesapeake and Delaware Bays.

Map of the State of Maryland laid down from an actual survey of all th...

Scale ca. 1:300,000. Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Scattered holes and general deterioration. Includes "Plan of the city... more

Henjō

Henjō

Print shows the poet Henjō with two other women reading poetry.

A new entertainment, by Messrs. L'Egalité The very extraordinary spectacle that is exhibited by Citizen Sans Culotte and Mr. L. Aristocrate, having been received with the applause and admiration of the public, the author of these singular pieces

A new entertainment, by Messrs. L'Egalité The very extraordinary spect...

3 columns printed in English, French and German.; Not in Evans.; Citizen Sans Culotte and Mr. Aristocrat. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as facsimile page images. Printed Ephemera Colle... more

Kintarō no yatsushi kusakari sanro[?]

Kintarō no yatsushi kusakari sanro[?]

Print shows Kintarō, a young boy with legendary strength, transformed as Sanro, playing a flute while sitting on the back of a bull. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo... more

[The plundering of the King's cellar, Paris, 10th August, 1793 (i.e., 1792)] / J. Zoffany Esqr. pinx. ; R. Earlom sculpt.

[The plundering of the King's cellar, Paris, 10th August, 1793 (i.e., ...

Engraving after contemporary history genre painting depicting events in Paris, France, on August 10th 1792 [date as given in title is incorrect], in particular, the aftermath of the storming of the Tuileries Pa... more

Inu no koku

Inu no koku

Print shows a young woman sitting on a mat, holding a long scroll and writing materials, she has turned to the left to speak with a young servant or apprentice kneeling behind her. Title and other descriptive i... more

Design for Columbia in lieu of the original figure in the transparency at Washington Hall

Design for Columbia in lieu of the original figure in the transparency...

Purchase, 1983, (DLC/PP-1983:147.1). Exhibited in "New for You," 1985, Library of Congress.

Midnight revels

Midnight revels

An elderly couple, wearing nightcaps, lean out of window to chase cats that are gambolling on their roof. The woman holds up a broom, the man holds a pot. In the background is a square gothic church tower. Aqua... more

Shodai arashi ryūzō (no  yakko ukiyo matabei to) sandaime ōtani hiroji (no yakko tosa no matabei)

Shodai arashi ryūzō (no yakko ukiyo matabei to) sandaime ōtani hiroji...

Print shows actors Arashi Ryuzo I and Otani Hiroji III. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: vertical Oban Nishikie. Adachi modern ... more

... An act making appropriations for the support of the military establishement for the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-five; and for the expenses of the militia lately called into the service of the United States. [Philadelphia: Prin

... An act making appropriations for the support of the military estab...

Caption title: At head of title: Third Congress of the United States: at the second session, begun and held at the city of Philadelphia, in the state of Pennsylvania, on Monday the third of November, one thousa... more

Shinpan ukie shiba sinmeigū no zu

Shinpan ukie shiba sinmeigū no zu

Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Format: horizontal Oban Nishikie. Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

Nidaime sawamura yodogorō (no kawatsura hōgen to) bandō zenji (no oni sadobō)

Nidaime sawamura yodogorō (no kawatsura hōgen to) bandō zenji (no oni ...

Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: vertical Oban Nishikie. Adachi modern reprint (Showa). Purchase; H. Irving Olds; 1938. Forms p... more

Billy's poll-tax; or, King's place all in an uproar!

Billy's poll-tax; or, King's place all in an uproar!

Print shows two bare-breasted women in a boudoir, one appears to have been fixing or powdering the hair of the other who sits before a mirror; a box of hair powder has fallen to the floor spilling its contents;... more

The political locust

The political locust

Caricature of a devouring locust nibbling at the remains of "poor old England", left in a destitute condition by high taxes, military setbacks, food shortages and an influx of destitute French clergy, during th... more

Ebisu daikoku no manzai

Ebisu daikoku no manzai

Print shows Ebisu, in the rear with fishing pole and fish, and holding a fan, and Daikaku, in the foreground, holding a kotsuzumi and standing next to his treasure bag and bales of rice; two of the seven lucky ... more

Edmund Randolph to James Madison, November 1, 1795.

Edmund Randolph to James Madison, November 1, 1795.

Transcripts, guides, and tools to help you use this collection may be found at http://www.loc.gov/collection/james-madison-papers/about-this-collection/.

Le cric de la France

Le cric de la France

Allegorical print shows a female figure representing France wearing a helmet, breastplate, and shield emblazoned with fleur-de-lis, and holding a spear which rests on a liberty cap on the ground; she is turning... more