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Letter from Nathaniel Briggs Borden, Washington City, [District of Columbia], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1839 Jan[uar]y 3d

Letter from Nathaniel Briggs Borden, Washington City, [District of Col...

In this letter to William Lloyd Garrison, Nathaniel B. Borden acknowledges that he received Garrison's letter and thanks him for providing "information in regard to the policy by which abolitionists are governe... More

The liberator. v.10:no.4(1840:Jan.24)

The liberator. v.10:no.4(1840:Jan.24)

Journal of the times Courtesy of Boston Public Library

The liberator. v.10:no.41(1840:Oct.9)

The liberator. v.10:no.41(1840:Oct.9)

Journal of the times Courtesy of Boston Public Library

The liberator. v.10:no.30(1840:July 24)

The liberator. v.10:no.30(1840:July 24)

Journal of the times Courtesy of Boston Public Library

The liberator. v.10:no.7(1840:Feb.14)

The liberator. v.10:no.7(1840:Feb.14)

Journal of the times Courtesy of Boston Public Library

National Galaxy, Boston, Mass.

National Galaxy, Boston, Mass.

Printed by J. Howe, Boston. Engraved by N. Dearborn, Boston. Engraving and letterpress. This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Greenleaf.

Map of the projected railway from Harrisburg to Pittsburg [sic] with proposed extensions to Cleveland, Cincinnati and St. Louis, in connexion [sic] with the public works of Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana and Illinois /

Map of the projected railway from Harrisburg to Pittsburg [sic] with p...

Outline map showing major drainage, some relief by hachures, state boundaries, canals, and important place names. Finished and proposed railroads are indicated.

Going up Salt River

Going up Salt River

Political cartoons friendly to Van Buren were the rare exception during the 1840 campaign. Here the artist parodies the exploitation by Whig politicians of populist candidate William Henry Harrison. Martin Van ... More

[Unidentified woman, half-length portrait, seated, facing front]

[Unidentified woman, half-length portrait, seated, facing front]

Photographer unidentified. Case: front made by LC conservation office; back variant of Rinhart 131. Source unknown. Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress).

Boz / Phiz., portrait print

Boz / Phiz., portrait print

Print showing Charles Dickens, full-length portrait, seated at table, facing front. Title from item. Signed on plate on lower right: Phiz.

[New York Harbor]

[New York Harbor]

Landscape drawing shows men fishing off the pier, perhaps on Staten Island, looking across New York Harbor. Sailboats dot the water. Below the image, on the mount, various locations are identified in the drawin... More

The North Eastern boundary question. Boston, 11th September 1840.

The North Eastern boundary question. Boston, 11th September 1840.

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 57, Folder 6. Copy scanned: 1

[Group portrait of an unidentified boy and girl, three-quarter length, seated on upholstered bench, facing front, holding books]

[Group portrait of an unidentified boy and girl, three-quarter length,...

Photographer unidentified. Hallmark: Rinhart 46. Case: metal case with leather insert, variant of Rinhart 90, Source unknown. Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress).

The liberator. v.10:no.17(1840:Apr.24)

The liberator. v.10:no.17(1840:Apr.24)

Journal of the times Courtesy of Boston Public Library

The liberator. v.10:no.49(1840:Dec.4)

The liberator. v.10:no.49(1840:Dec.4)

Journal of the times Courtesy of Boston Public Library

The liberator. v.10:no.36(1840:Sep.4)

The liberator. v.10:no.36(1840:Sep.4)

Journal of the times Courtesy of Boston Public Library

$100 reward! escaped from the Illinois penitentiary, on the night of Friday, August 7, 1840, a convict named Hansel G. Horn ... I. Greathouse, Warden Ill's penitentiary. Alton, Aug. 8 ‘40.

$100 reward! escaped from the Illinois penitentiary, on the night of F...

Imprint 2.; Reward. 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 16, Folder 21.

The rights of conjugal happiness contended By Mary G. Doe. Biddeford, Me. Printed on the "Eastern Journal Fast Engine Press [184-].

The rights of conjugal happiness contended By Mary G. Doe. Biddeford, ...

Verse.; Title. 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 27, Folder 9.

[1840 Presidential campaign cloth; printed on blue & white chintz. The cloth is flowered with 3 identical likenesses of William H. Harrison and 3 identical log cabins]
The liberator. v.10:no.50(1840:Dec.11)

The liberator. v.10:no.50(1840:Dec.11)

Journal of the times Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Der Schneider. Der Knopfmacher

Der Schneider. Der Knopfmacher

Print shows a tailor cutting cloth and two female(?) assistants sewing; on the right is a man making buttons. Title from item. In album: Oertels Lesebuch, 32 Bilder, 2te Abtg.

Texas meeting in Nashville [Nashville, 184-].

Texas meeting in Nashville [Nashville, 184-].

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 175, Folder 13a.

A special meeting of the Tippecanoe club of the City of Alton, will be held at the counting room of B. Clifford, jr. on Wednesday evening, May 27th, at half past 7 o'clock. By order of the President. J. Hall, Sec'y. Alton, May 26, [1840].

A special meeting of the Tippecanoe club of the City of Alton, will be...

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 16, Folder 11.

[Emlen Cresson, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front]

[Emlen Cresson, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front]

Printed on yellow paper label pasted to the paper seal: Daguerreotype miniatures, by R. Cornelius, Eighth Street, above Chesnut [sic], Philadelphia. Written on paper seal: E. Cresson, May 30th, 1840. In cast b... More

Ch. D. Meigs, M.D. Prof. Med & Diseases of women & children in the Jefferson Medical College of Philada. / engraved by Welch & Walter (Of Philada) from a daguerreotype by M.P. Simons.

Ch. D. Meigs, M.D. Prof. Med & Diseases of women & children in the Jef...

Charles Delucena Meigs, half-length portrait, facing slightly left.

Snake game rules - Print, Library of Congress collection. Book illustration from Library of Congress

Snake game rules - Print, Library of Congress collection. Book illustr...

Print showing a game board with red, gold, and blue spaces, numbered between 1 and 122; on the board are illustrations that are numbered and correspond to the blue "starred" spaces, which are action spots, the ... More

La daguerreotypomanie / Maurisset., Tissandier Collection, France

La daguerreotypomanie / Maurisset., Tissandier Collection, France

French cartoon about the rush to try photography after Louis Jacques Mandé Daguerre revealed his process in 1839. Print shows long lines of people waiting to be photographed and others eager to support the craz... More

The last card. Tip overthrown

The last card. Tip overthrown

A satire on the controversy surrounding charges of election fraud against New York State tobacco inspector James B. Glentworth and other Whigs during the election of 1838. The allegations were made two years l... More

[Isaiah Lukens, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left]

[Isaiah Lukens, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left]

Brass mat stamped: R. Cornelius, Philada. fecit. Case: green embossed leather; pressure sensitive label on case "#2." Robert Cornelius: Portraits from the dawn of photography / Stapp. Smithsonian Institution Pr... More

[War of 1812 battle scene with soldiers and Indians]
Sketch from a cabinet picture by Gibert taken in 1843 by A.J.S.

Sketch from a cabinet picture by Gibert taken in 1843 by A.J.S.

Drawing shows an unidentified man, seated, holding a glass as if for a toast. Title from item. Exhibited: American Treasures of the Library of Congress, Library of Congress, 2005-2006.

[James Duncan, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left]

[James Duncan, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left]

Colonel, U.S. Army. Photographer unidentified. Identification based on DAG no. 328. Transfer; Manuscript Division; 1993; (DLC/PP-1993:136). Forms part of: Henry Jackson Hunt Papers, 1841-1978 (Library of Congre... More

Map of the River Sabine from its mouth on the Gulf of Mexico in the sea to Logan's Ferry in latitude 31°58ʹ24ʺ north : shewing the boundary between the United States and the Republic of Texas between said points : as marked and laid down by survey in 1840, under the direction of the Commissioners appointed for that purpose /

Map of the River Sabine from its mouth on the Gulf of Mexico in the se...

Phillips, 1384 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy in 3 parts. [See Sen. Doc. 199 2nd Session, 27th Congr. LC Vo. 397 for text and smaller maps] Mounted on cloth. ... More

The lament of the Irish emigrant - a ballad / W. Sharp, del. ; printed by Sharp and Michelin.

The lament of the Irish emigrant - a ballad / W. Sharp, del. ; printed...

Sheet music cover shows a man wearing a top hat with sack and walking stick leaning on a stile. Reference copy may be in LOT 7010. Printed below image: The music composed and most cordially dedicated to Mrs. Is... More

[White frame house with white picket fence at Cambridge, New York, with horse and buggy in front

[White frame house with white picket fence at Cambridge, New York, wit...

Case: similar to Rinhart 108. Mirror inside case to show house in correct orientation. Labels adhered to seal: "Cambridge, New York," "46". Purchase; Marian S. Carson; 1998; (DLC/PP-1998:151.20). Forms part of:... More

[Revolutionary War battle scene]
[Isaiah Lukens, half-length portrait, facing front]

[Isaiah Lukens, half-length portrait, facing front]

Possibly by Paul Beck Goddard. Case: variant of Rinhart 271; pressure sensitive label on case "162." Resealed W.F. Stapp, NPG/Smithsonian 8/5/83. Purchase; Marian S. Carson; 1996; (DLC/PP-1996:087.24). Forms pa... More

An interesting family

An interesting family

A caricature of Martin Van Buren as an opossum. The marsupial, with a smirking Van Buren's head, rises on its hindquarters and displays in its pouch three of its "young." They are administration insiders (left... More

[Unidentified man, friend of Clara Barton, head-and-shoulders portrait, full face]

[Unidentified man, friend of Clara Barton, head-and-shoulders portrait...

Photographer unidentified. Case: variant of Rinhart 123. Accompanying label: Unidentified friend of C.B. Accompanying lock of hair. Was part of LOT 8492. Transfer; Manuscript Division; 1959. Forms part of: Clar... More

[Mr. Miller, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front]

[Mr. Miller, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front]

Photographer unidentified. Hallmark: [illegible]. Case: Krainik 277. Accompanying note: Father and mother of Watts Todd Miller, husband of Olive Thorne Miller (Harriet Mann Miller). Housed with DAG no. 1228. Tr... More

Die Kunst Häringe einzusalzen

Die Kunst Häringe einzusalzen

Print shows men salting herring and packing in barrels on a wharf or the shore near a large sailing ship. Title from item. In album: Oertels Lesebuch, 32 Bilder, 2te Abtg.

[Man shooting from horseback]

[Man shooting from horseback]

"After Horace Vernet." Title devised by cataloger. No publication information. (DLC/PP-1941:0074). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress).

Maunsel White & Co. to Andrew Jackson, December 28, 1840
Thomas Hart Benton to Andrew Jackson, September 25, 1840
This is the house that Jack built

This is the house that Jack built

The Van Buren administration's record, particularly with regard to the handling of public finances, is condemned as corrupt and a perpetuation of unpopular Jacksonian policies. The artist echoes perennial Whig ... More

Trente jours de plaisirs. 1000 fr. de plaisirs pour 15 fr. Pour 50 centimes par jour, on pourra, pendant un mois, aller chaque jour a des théatres, bals, concerts, cirques, arènes, etc. / Mainster.

Trente jours de plaisirs. 1000 fr. de plaisirs pour 15 fr. Pour 50 cen...

Advertisement for a monthly subscription to theatrical productions, balls, concerts, the circus, and other entertainments, probably at venues in and around Paris. Text appears within an outline of a balloon asc... More

A sketch of a survey made for Col. W'm Hickey, under a warrant from the United States, to take up vacant land : made to lay before his lawyers to determine some legal points : [part of Washington D.C. adjacent to the Anacostia River] /

A sketch of a survey made for Col. W'm Hickey, under a warrant from th...

Cadastral survey map. Manuscript--ink and col. pencil. Lacks sections along edges; faced and backed with rice paper. Notes in ink on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster im... More

Industrial & political map of Pennsylvania : exhibiting the population, the principal resources of each county, and the valuation of property, the several congressional districts, and the vote for presidential electors in 1840.

Industrial & political map of Pennsylvania : exhibiting the population...

Printed to show extensive statistical data for each county. Does not show individual industries or minor civil divisions. "Compiled from the returns of the Sixth Census and from other official sources." "The ma... More

The liberator. v.10:no.32(1840:Aug.7)

The liberator. v.10:no.32(1840:Aug.7)

Journal of the times Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Daily Gazette Extra. Boston, Thursday morning. Nov. 5, 1840.

Daily Gazette Extra. Boston, Thursday morning. Nov. 5, 1840.

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 57, Folder 9.

The liberator. v.10:no.12(1840:Mar.20)

The liberator. v.10:no.12(1840:Mar.20)

Journal of the times Courtesy of Boston Public Library

The liberator. v.10:no.47(1840:Nov.20)

The liberator. v.10:no.47(1840:Nov.20)

Journal of the times Courtesy of Boston Public Library

The liberator. v.10:no.7(1840:Feb.14)

The liberator. v.10:no.7(1840:Feb.14)

Journal of the times Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Sarah York Jackson, daughter-in-law and White House hostess for President Jackson

Sarah York Jackson, daughter-in-law and White House hostess for Presid...

Photograph showing Sarah Jackson, head-and-shoulder portrait, facing left. Title from item. Photo of portrait.

John Collins, portrait print

John Collins, portrait print

Print shows John Collins, full-length portrait, standing, facing slightly right, holding papers in left hand and gesturing toward a table and chair with right hand. Includes a facsimile signature. Title from it... More

The almighty lever. Book illustration from Library of Congress

The almighty lever. Book illustration from Library of Congress

E. W. Clay's apocalyptic allegory has public opinion as a giant lever, tilting decisively in favor of the Whigs late in the presidential campaign of 1840. In a symbolic landscape masses of people climb onto the... More

Attention!! Whigs! Democrats! and Conservatives!!! All who want to put their horses in a good English grass pasture, can be accommodated by applying to the subscriber in Upper Alton ... L. S. Wells. [Upper Alton, Ill] [1840?].

Attention!! Whigs! Democrats! and Conservatives!!! All who want to put...

Campaign.; Imprint 2. 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 16, Folder 33.

President Harrison's inauguration march

President Harrison's inauguration march

From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1820-1860 (Microfilm M 3106) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form) In bound volumes: Copyright Deposits 1820-1860

The liberator. v.10:no.12(1840:Mar.20)

The liberator. v.10:no.12(1840:Mar.20)

Journal of the times Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Andrew Jackson to Amos Kendall, September 23, 1840
[Valentine] N. Y., Strong [184-?].

[Valentine] N. Y., Strong [184-?].

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 120, Folder 28.

Croquis de un plano de la jurisdicion del real de Temascaltepec /

Croquis de un plano de la jurisdicion del real de Temascaltepec /

Relief shown by hachures. "De 20 leguas de 26 al grado." Pen-and-ink and pencil on tracing paper. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 528 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Gift; A. ... More

[Man fallen or pushed into wheel barrow]

[Man fallen or pushed into wheel barrow]

Title devised by cataloger. No publication information. (DLC/PP-1941:0074). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress).

$10 reward! lost, either in Alton City, or on the road between this place and Upper Alton, yesterday, a calf skin pocket book ... Lewis J. Clawson. Alton, Aug. 4, 1840.

$10 reward! lost, either in Alton City, or on the road between this pl...

Reward.; Imprint 2. 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 16, Folder 20.

Waltz De La Rose

Waltz De La Rose

Musical cover showing two cupids holding a rose. LOT subdivision subject: Flowers. Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Copyright by H. Prentiss. Lithograph by Thayer, successor t... More

The progress of intemperance: 1. The invitation to drink. 2. Sick and repentant. 3. The Relapse. 4. The ruined family. 5. The expectant wife. 6. The robber

The progress of intemperance: 1. The invitation to drink. 2. Sick and ...

Print on cotton, 39.3 x 42.8 cm. Reference copy may be in LOT 4441 D. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Prints on cloth; Crime; Temperence; Shelf.

Wayne's defeat of the Indians / Lossing-Barritt.

Wayne's defeat of the Indians / Lossing-Barritt.

Anthony Wayne's defeat of the Indians, at the Battle of Fallen Timbers, near Toledo, Ohio, August 20, 1794.

[1840 Presidential campaign handkerchief] Log cabin with flag on top reading "Harrison and Reform"

[1840 Presidential campaign handkerchief] Log cabin with flag on top r...

75 x 75 cm. Reference copy may be in LOT 4406 (1840). This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Campaign devices; Log cabin (Party symbol); Pres. contests; Pres. I.; Shelf.

[Unidentified woman holding book, with books on table to her right]

[Unidentified woman holding book, with books on table to her right]

Case: geometric design. Barboza number: 6019.056. Purchase; Anthony Barboza; 1999; (DLC/PP-1999:022). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress).

Farmer's! keep out of debt! The undersigned has made arrangements to purchase his entire stock of fall and winter goods in the eastern cities - and his groceries in New Orleans - and will sell for a less profit than has ever been done in this ma

Farmer's! keep out of debt! The undersigned has made arrangements to p...

Imprint 2. 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 16, Folder 22.

[Man by chair addressing meeting]

[Man by chair addressing meeting]

Title devised by cataloger. No publication information. (DLC/PP-1941:0074). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress).

Karte von der Kôraischen Halbinsel (Kôraïvl. Tsjo-Sjön) : nach einem japanischen originale.

Karte von der Kôraischen Halbinsel (Kôraïvl. Tsjo-Sjön) : nach einem j...

"Die Namen sind in kôraischer Leseart; die in offener Schrift gehören der Vorzeit an." Relief shown pictorially. Lower left margin: F. Desterbeog Lith. Boundaries outlined in red or blue. Available also through... More

Map of the canals & rail roads of the United States, reduced from the large map of the U.S.; engraved by J. Knight.

Map of the canals & rail roads of the United States, reduced from the ...

General map of the eastern United States showing drainage, state boundaries, and place names. Railroads are annotated in brown, canals in blue.

W. Bosworth to Andrew Jackson, Jr., February 18, 1840
The liberator. v.10:no.30(1840:July 24)

The liberator. v.10:no.30(1840:July 24)

Journal of the times Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Die Weintraube und der Wein

Die Weintraube und der Wein

Print shows two men working a screw press for crushing grapes and a man pouring liquid through a mesh(?) into a barrel. Title from item. In album: Oertels Lesebuch, 32 Bilder, 2te Abtg.

[Two men in room]

[Two men in room]

Title devised by cataloger. No publication information. (DLC/PP-1941:0074). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress).

Black C.C. or the three Judas's

Black C.C. or the three Judas's

The cartoon pertains to some instance of corruption in the Van Buren administration. Van Buren shovels coins from a great pile into a bag held by a man (probably a federal judge), who urges him, "Matty fill up... More

Blake's patriotic log cabin music

Blake's patriotic log cabin music

A Whig campaign song in praise of William Henry Harrison, illustrated with a rural tableau of the candidate's fabled log cabin on the Ohio River. The cabin stands in a clearing, and flies an American flag. A ci... More

Andrew Jackson to Thomas H. Fletcher, July 22, 1840
The Tippecanoe or log cabin quick step / Bufford.

The Tippecanoe or log cabin quick step / Bufford.

Sheet music cover for a melody composed by Henry Schmidt and dedicated to Whig presidential candidate William Henry Harrison. A wreath of entwined branches, between which appear the seals of the states, is surm... More

The little magician's sleight of hand performance. An absquabulating shew, by Von Kinder & Co. But Old Tippecanoe, will soon make it "No go"

The little magician's sleight of hand performance. An absquabulating s...

Again the theme of corruption in the Van Buren administration, here centering on the President's "Sub-Treasury" or independent treasury program, passed by Congress in July 1840. A large frigate "United States,... More

Bunker Hill convention. All persons who propose to join the Harrison procession from Medford, to attend the Whig Convention at Bunker Hill, on the 10th of September, are requested to call at the Harrison Reading Room, in High Street, in the cour

Bunker Hill convention. All persons who propose to join the Harrison p...

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 57, Folder 3.

Prospectus for Kendall's expositor ... [1840?].

Prospectus for Kendall's expositor ... [1840?].

Prospectus for Kendall's expositor. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collection; Portf... More

[Cat]. Book illustration from Library of Congress Andō Hiroshige

[Cat]. Book illustration from Library of Congress Andō Hiroshige

Ukiyo-e drawing showing a cat. Illus. in: Hiroshige gajō, early 1840s. Number "11." Title devised by Library staff. Possibly exhibited: "The Floating world of Ukiyo-e: shadows, dreams and substances," organized... More

Hon. Cadwallader D. Colden Esqr. / Painted by Waldo & Jewett ; Eng by A. B. Durand.

Hon. Cadwallader D. Colden Esqr. / Painted by Waldo & Jewett ; Eng by ...

Cadwallader D. Colden, half-length portrait, facing slightly left. After a painting by Samuel Waldo and William Jewett.

Illustrations of the American Anti-Slavery Almanac for 1840
The death of locofocoism

The death of locofocoism

In his satire Johnston celebrates the defeat of "Loco Foco," i.e., radical Democratic interests, in the presidential election of 1840. The "Loco Focos" were the largely working-class constituency who supported... More

[Cape Montserado]

[Cape Montserado]

Birds-eye view of Cape Montserrado, site of Monrovia, Liberia.

The liberator. v.10:no.1(1840:Jan.3)

The liberator. v.10:no.1(1840:Jan.3)

Journal of the times Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Admiral David Porter, Head and Shoulders Portrait

Admiral David Porter, Head and Shoulders Portrait

Print shows Admiral David Porter, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left, wearing military uniform.

Native village

Native village

View of village showing traditional dwellings. Title transcribed from item. Forms part of: American Colonization Society Collection (Library of Congress).

[Joannette Clark Benjamin, three-quarter length portrait of a woman, facing front, seated]

[Joannette Clark Benjamin, three-quarter length portrait of a woman, f...

Possibly maternal grandmother of photographer Frances Benjamin Johnston. Photographer unidentified. Case: Rinhart 133. Gift; Frances Benjamin Johnston. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston collection (Libra... More

The Secretary of War presenting a stand of colours to the 1st Regiment of Republican bloodhounds

The Secretary of War presenting a stand of colours to the 1st Regiment...

A bitter vilification of the Van Buren administration's use of bloodhounds to hunt fugitive Indians during the Second Seminole War in Florida. The artist condemns the racism and inhumanity of the measure, as w... More

[Unidentified man, possibly Lyman Fiske, head-and-shoulders portrait, full face]

[Unidentified man, possibly Lyman Fiske, head-and-shoulders portrait, ...

Photographer unidentified. Case: double case, mixed flowers variant. In same case with DAG no. 1068. Accompanying note: Jane & Lyman Fiske, mother and father of Harrison Grey Fiske. Transfer; Manuscript Divisio... More

The author of Vanity Fair

The author of Vanity Fair

No publication information. (DLC/PP-1941:0074). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress).

[Unidentified woman, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front]
[Walt Whitman, Sr., head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right, in oval]

[Walt Whitman, Sr., head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right, in oval...

Feinberg-Whitman Collection (Library of Congress).

[William Robertson Grant, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right]

[William Robertson Grant, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right]

Printed on yellow paper label pasted to the paper seal: Daguerreotype miniatures, by R. Cornelius, Eighth Street, above Chesnut [sic], Philadelphia. Written on paper seal: Dr. Grant, 1840. Labels on cover glas... More

[John McAllister, Jr., head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front]

[John McAllister, Jr., head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front]

Printed on yellow paper label pasted to the paper seal: Daguerreotype miniatures, by R. Cornelius, Eighth Street, above Chesnut [sic], Philadelphia. Written on paper seal: J. McAllister, Jr., May 6th, 1840. In... More

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