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A statue of a man with a hat and coat. Monument german danish war 1864 building.

A statue of a man with a hat and coat. Monument german danish war 1864...

Wartime images: Free images of war, available for commercial use and free download. Copyright-free, no attribution required.

Stella and Alice Grey. lantern and whalebone: "passing the stand"

Stella and Alice Grey. lantern and whalebone: "passing the stand"

Artist: Louis Maurer (signature on image). Currier & Ives : a catalogue raisonné / compiled by Gale Research. Detroit, MI : Gale Research, c1983, no. 6227

Christmas tree at Windsor Castle / drawn by J.L. Williams.

Christmas tree at Windsor Castle / drawn by J.L. Williams.

Family around Christmas tree, depicted in an oval with border showing winter scenes and the fruits and animals of a bountiful harvest. Illus. in: The Illustrated London news, Christmas supplement, 1848, p. 409.

New-York, in 1849 / drawn by E. Purcell ; engraved by S. Weekes.

New-York, in 1849 / drawn by E. Purcell ; engraved by S. Weekes.

This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Public domain photograph of the city, skyscraper buildings, cityscape, downtown, urban environment, free to use, no copyright restrictions image -... More

Nihonbashi akebono no zu Andō Hiroshige

Nihonbashi akebono no zu Andō Hiroshige

Print shows porters carrying sedan chairs and pedestrians crossing the Nihon Bridge. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the series: ... More

Chiryū, Andō Hiroshige - Public domain scan / drawing

Chiryū, Andō Hiroshige - Public domain scan / drawing

Print shows travelers, some with horses, and vendor stands at the Chiryū station on the Tōkaidō Road. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006... More

Fuchū - Public domain Japanese woodblock print

Fuchū - Public domain Japanese woodblock print

Print shows travelers stopping at a rest stop at the Fuchū station on the Tōkaidō Road.

Place de la Concorde 24 Febrary 1848: courageous conduct of a young girl / place de la Concorde 24 Février 1848: trait de courage d'une Jeune Fille

Place de la Concorde 24 Febrary 1848: courageous conduct of a young gi...

Currier & Ives : a catalogue raisonné / compiled by Gale Research. Detroit, MI : Gale Research, c1983, no. 5190

Mr. F.S. Chanfrau "as Mose" in the new piece called "A glance at New York" / J.L.M. del. ; lith. of J. Baillie.

Mr. F.S. Chanfrau "as Mose" in the new piece called "A glance at New Y...

Mr. F.S. Chanfrau, full-length, seated, facing left, making a fist.

Major Genl. Z. Taylor before Monterey: Sept. 20th 1846

Major Genl. Z. Taylor before Monterey: Sept. 20th 1846

Currier & Ives : a catalogue raisonné / compiled by Gale Research. Detroit, MI : Gale Research, c1983, no. 4252

Jane - Print, Library of Congress collection

Jane - Print, Library of Congress collection

Print shows a full-length portrait of a young woman, standing, facing front, with table and large mirror in the background. Inscribed in ink at bottom: 393. Deposited in Clerk's Office So. Dist. N.Y. Feb. 18, ... More

Moscou / dess. d'après nat. par Indeisseff ; imp. par Lemercier, à Paris ; lith par Benoist et Aubrun.

Moscou / dess. d'après nat. par Indeisseff ; imp. par Lemercier, à Par...

Prints showing (in 10 parts) a panoramic view of Moscow from the Kremlin. From the mid-point, facing to the south and the Moscow River, the view extends about 270 degrees, from the palace and the Church of St. ... More

[William Hickling Prescott, half-length portrait, three-quarters to the left]

[William Hickling Prescott, half-length portrait, three-quarters to th...

Historian, author. Scratched on back of plate: 432. Hallmark: Rinhart 4b. Identification from a lithograph by Francois d'Avignon, plate 8 in Charles Edwards Lester's Gallery of illustrious Americans, 1850, publ... More

F.S. Chanfrau in the character of "Mose" as originally written for, and performed by him at the Olympic and Chatham Theatres, New York / James Brown del. 1848.

F.S. Chanfrau in the character of "Mose" as originally written for, an...

Print shows Francis S. Chanfrau in the character "Mose", full-length portrait, as a fireman in a defiant stance, standing in the street, facing left, as fire fighters man the hoses in the background. 130 U.S. C... More

The  truest friend - Public domain American music sheet
La Alameda de Mexico The public park of Mexico.

La Alameda de Mexico The public park of Mexico.

Print shows a public park in Mexico, with people walking near a fountain in the park. Printed below title: 631. Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1848 by N. Currier, in the Clerk's office of the... More

Kusunoki masashige chihayajō rōjō no zu, Yoshifuji Utagawa

Kusunoki masashige chihayajō rōjō no zu, Yoshifuji Utagawa

Print shows pedestrians bowing in greeting to others on roadways leading to a walled city across a river, also several porters carrying bundles into the city. Title and other descriptive information compiled by... More

Jesus and the Cyrenian / Jesus ajudado pelo Cirineo

Jesus and the Cyrenian / Jesus ajudado pelo Cirineo

Currier & Ives : a catalogue raisonné / compiled by Gale Research. Detroit, MI : Gale Research, c1983, no. 3467

Gipsey polka - Public domain American sheet music

Gipsey polka - Public domain American sheet music

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

I see her at the window - Public domain American sheet music

I see her at the window - Public domain American sheet music

sung by Campbells Ethiopian serenaders 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) I... More

The storming of Chapu[ltepec] Sept. 13th [1847] / drawn on stone, printed in colours ... by Sarony & Major ; [from a painting by Walker in the poss]esion of Capt. Roberts, U.S.A.

The storming of Chapu[ltepec] Sept. 13th [1847] / drawn on stone, prin...

Copyright by Sarony & Major. "N. Currier, 152 Nassau St., N.York, [sole agent]" printed below title. LC copy has lost some text areas. Bracketed text supplied from America on stone / Harry T. Peters. Garden Ci... More

Genl. Scott's grand entry into the city of Mexico, Sept. 14th, 1847

Genl. Scott's grand entry into the city of Mexico, Sept. 14th, 1847

Print shows General Winfield Scott, full-length portrait, seated on horseback, facing front, leading triumphant American troops into Mexico City during the Mexican War. Entered according to Act of Congress in t... More

Ibaragiya denzō ibaragiya kokonoe akita hideie hoka

Ibaragiya denzō ibaragiya kokonoe akita hideie hoka

Print shows actors and musicians performing for a nobleman. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Diptych matted in 2 sections: left (1497a)... More

Puppies / Kelloggs & Comstock, Hartford, Conn. ; D. Needham, Buffalo.

Puppies / Kelloggs & Comstock, Hartford, Conn. ; D. Needham, Buffalo.

Two puppies, a barrel, and a basket of food. Public domain photograph of 16th-century print, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Grand democratic free soil banner, engraving, Library of Congress

Grand democratic free soil banner, engraving, Library of Congress

Print shows a campaign banner for Free Soil Party candidates Martin Van Buren and Charles Francis Adams in the presidential race of 1848. The two candidates, nominated at the third party's convention on August ... More

Grand, national, democratic banner. Press onward / lith. & pub. by N. Currier.

Grand, national, democratic banner. Press onward / lith. & pub. by N. ...

Print shows a campaign banner for Democratic candidates in the presidential election of 1848, Lewis Cass and running mate vice presidential nominee William O. Butler. The banner is very similar to Currier's 184... More

Oh! Mr. Coon - Public domain American sheet music

Oh! Mr. Coon - Public domain American sheet music

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

[Dolley Madison, three-quarter length portrait of a woman, facing front, seated]

[Dolley Madison, three-quarter length portrait of a woman, facing fron...

Same image as DAG no. 064. Hallmark: [caduceus] Purchase; Alice H. Cox and Mary H. Evans; 1954. Forms part of: Brady-Handy collection (Library of Congress). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of C... More

Soga no taimen, Utagawa Kunisada, Japan

Soga no taimen, Utagawa Kunisada, Japan

Print showing a man sitting on a raised platform, with a warrior sitting on the left and a warrior standing on the right. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print spec... More

Marriage certificate - Lithograph, public domain, Library of Congress

Marriage certificate - Lithograph, public domain, Library of Congress

Public domain scan of American 19th-century print, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Dōguya jinza hōkaibō bōkon shimobe gunsuke, Kuniyoshi Utagawa

Dōguya jinza hōkaibō bōkon shimobe gunsuke, Kuniyoshi Utagawa

Print shows three actors, two with swords and one who appears to be an evil spirit. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Triptych matted in... More

Soga no taimen - Public domain Japanese woodblock print

Soga no taimen - Public domain Japanese woodblock print

Print shows actors portraying the official Kudō Suketsune, a warrior, the two Soga brothers, and a woman in a Soga kabuki play.

She sleeps in beauty, ballad - Public domain American sheet music

She sleeps in beauty, ballad - Public domain American sheet music

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

[A.A. Harwood, head-and-shoulders portrait, three-quarters to the left, in naval uniform]

[A.A. Harwood, head-and-shoulders portrait, three-quarters to the left...

Captain, U.S. Navy. Hallmark: Rinhart 4b. Scratched on back of plate: 400. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). Produced by Mathe... More

Great Mound at Marietta, Ohio, engraving, Library of Congress

Great Mound at Marietta, Ohio, engraving, Library of Congress

Lithograph by Sarony & Major, Chas. Sullivan. Illus. in: Squire, Ancient Monuments of the Mississippi Valley, (1848) plate XLV. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings... More

Voyage of life - childhood From the original painting by Thomas Cole, in the possession of Rev'd Gorham D. Abbott, Spingler Institute, New York / / painted by Thomas Cole ; engraved by James Smillie.

Voyage of life - childhood From the original painting by Thomas Cole, ...

Print showing allegorical scene in a landscape with a child in a boat with an angel at the helm. Entered according to Act of Congress U.S.A. [...] by James Smillie, in the Clerks Office of the U.S. District Co... More

Fording Salt River. Book illustration from Library of Congress

Fording Salt River. Book illustration from Library of Congress

An election-year satire favoring Free Soil candidate Martin Van Buren in the 1848 presidential contest. A long-legged John Van Buren carries his father piggyback through Salt River, heading toward the White Ho... More

Trial of the Irish patriots at Clonmel, Oct. 22nd. 1848 Thomas F. Meagher, Terence B. Mc.Manus, Patrick O'Donohue, receiving their sentence / / lith. & pub. by N. Currier.

Trial of the Irish patriots at Clonmel, Oct. 22nd. 1848 Thomas F. Meag...

Print shows Lord Chief Justice Doherty, standing (left), delivering a death sentence to members of the rebel group, Young Ireland, standing (right). Currier & Ives : a catalogue raisonné / compiled by Gale Rese... More

Chart. Historic map, Library of Congress

Chart. Historic map, Library of Congress

"...to accompany Report no. 596, made by T. Butler King,..." Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

Sam Houston - Print, Library of Congress collection

Sam Houston - Print, Library of Congress collection

74 U.S. Copyright Office. This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Nagel, L.

Inconvenience of wearing coffee bag skirts

Inconvenience of wearing coffee bag skirts

241 U.S. Copyright Office. This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Baillie.

Sumida tsutsumi hanami no zu Andō Hiroshige

Sumida tsutsumi hanami no zu Andō Hiroshige

Print shows sightseers walking along pathway viewing cherry blossoms on the bank of the Sumida River. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006... More

Fukuroi - Public domain Japanese woodblock print

Fukuroi - Public domain Japanese woodblock print

Print shows travelers resting and cooking near the Fukuroi station on the Tōkaidō Road, includes a woman seated sidesaddle on a horse.

Otsuka, Andō Hiroshige - Public domain scan / drawing

Otsuka, Andō Hiroshige - Public domain scan / drawing

Print shows porters carrying goods and palanquins near the Otsuka station of the Tōkaidō Road. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. From ... More

View of Boston: vue de Boston / ansicht von Boston

View of Boston: vue de Boston / ansicht von Boston

Currier & Ives : a catalogue raisonné / compiled by Gale Research. Detroit, MI : Gale Research, c1983, no. 6903

Eliza - Print, Library of Congress collection

Eliza - Print, Library of Congress collection

Currier & Ives : a catalogue raisonné / compiled by Gale Research. Detroit, MI : Gale Research, c1983, no. 1829

The nosegay - Print, Library of Congress collection

The nosegay - Print, Library of Congress collection

Currier & Ives : a catalogue raisonné / compiled by Gale Research. Detroit, MI : Gale Research, c1983, no. 4890

The virgin Mary: la virjen Maria / la sainte vierge

The virgin Mary: la virjen Maria / la sainte vierge

Currier & Ives : a catalogue raisonné / compiled by Gale Research. Detroit, MI : Gale Research, c1983, no. 6997

Jesus fall's for the first time. / Jesus cahido pela primera vez.

Jesus fall's for the first time. / Jesus cahido pela primera vez.

Currier & Ives : a catalogue raisonné / compiled by Gale Research. Detroit, MI : Gale Research, c1983, no. 3486

Mary - Print, Library of Congress collection

Mary - Print, Library of Congress collection

Currier & Ives : a catalogue raisonné / compiled by Gale Research. Detroit, MI : Gale Research, c1983, no. 4390

Moscou / dess. d'après nat. par Indeisseff ; imp. par Lemercier, à Paris ; lith par Benoist et Aubrun.

Moscou / dess. d'après nat. par Indeisseff ; imp. par Lemercier, à Par...

Prints showing (in 10 parts) a panoramic view of Moscow from the Kremlin. From the mid-point, facing to the south and the Moscow River, the view extends about 270 degrees, from the palace and the Church of St. ... More

First Schleswig War 1848-1852 Danish Medal 1850 ND for Scandinavian Volunteers aiding Denmark, obverse

First Schleswig War 1848-1852 Danish Medal 1850 ND for Scandinavian Vo...

First Schleswig War 1848-1852 Danish Medal 1850 ND for Scandinavian Volunteers aiding Denmark Bronze, d. = 41 mm. Frederik VII, King of Denmark, 1848 - 1863 Viking sailing ship, with 2 Viking warriors. On its ... More

The  welcome back - Public domain American sheet music

The welcome back - Public domain American sheet music

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

Madame Celeste as Miami: in Buckstone's celebrated drama "green Bushes"

Madame Celeste as Miami: in Buckstone's celebrated drama "green Bushes...

Currier & Ives : a catalogue raisonné / compiled by Gale Research. Detroit, MI : Gale Research, c1983, no. 4178

Castle garden, New York: From the battery

Castle garden, New York: From the battery

Currier & Ives : a catalogue raisonné / compiled by Gale Research. Detroit, MI : Gale Research, c1983, no. 0933.

The life & age of woman. Stages of woman's life from the cradle to the grave / Kelloggs & Comstock, N.Y. & Hartford, Conn.

The life & age of woman. Stages of woman's life from the cradle to the...

Public domain photo of a monument, historic place, 19th century, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description.

Hakata kojorō kezori kuemon komachiya sōshichi

Hakata kojorō kezori kuemon komachiya sōshichi

Print shows two actors on board a ship and one in the water; portraying Hakata Kojurō, the smuggler or pirate, Kezori Kuemon, and the merchant, Komachiya Sōshichi. Title and other descriptive information compil... More

Tsubone iwafuji chūrō onoe meshitukai hatsu, Kuniyoshi Utagawa

Tsubone iwafuji chūrō onoe meshitukai hatsu, Kuniyoshi Utagawa

Triptych matted in 3 sections: left (424a), center (424b), right (424c). Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Format: vertical Oban Nishi... More

Can you rest one hand on the sacred altar of Liberty, and with the other extend the domain of the darkest curse ...

Can you rest one hand on the sacred altar of Liberty, and with the oth...

A strongly pro-Van Buren cartoon, espousing the antislavery platform of the Free Soil party and condemning Whigs and conservative Democrats alike. The artist also reflects the lingering bitterness among many De... More

Crystal waltz - Public domain American sheet music
John Quincy Adams / sketch'd by Arthur J. Stansbury Esqr. a few hours previous to the death of Mr. Adams ; lith. by Sarony & Major.

John Quincy Adams / sketch'd by Arthur J. Stansbury Esqr. a few hours ...

Sold by N. Currier, 152 Nassau St., N.Y. Copyright 1848 by A.J. Stansbury. Library has two impressions: Full print PGA - Currier & Ives John Quincy Adams; and print trimmed and attached to sketchbook in Unproc... More

An available candidate--the one qualification for a Whig president

An available candidate--the one qualification for a Whig president

Political cartoon showing man in military uniform, with epaulets and plumed hat, holding sword and seated on pile of skulls. A scathing attack on Whig principles, as embodied in their selection of a presidentia... More

Yamauba to kaidōmaru, Utagawa Kunisada, Japan

Yamauba to kaidōmaru, Utagawa Kunisada, Japan

Print shows actors portraying the old woman of the mountain, Yamauba, and the wild boy, Kaidomaru. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Dip... More

Glory to God in the highest, a Christmas anthem

Glory to God in the highest, a Christmas anthem

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

Nagoya sanzaburō fuwa banzaemon katsuragi, Kuniyoshi Utagawa

Nagoya sanzaburō fuwa banzaemon katsuragi, Kuniyoshi Utagawa

Print shows the courtesan Katsuragi outside a sedan chair between two rival lovers and samurai, one is her husband Nagoya Sanza and the other is Fuwa Banzaemon. Triptych matted in 3 sections: left (422a), cente... More

Nagoya sanzaburō fuwa banzaemon katsuragi, Kuniyoshi Utagawa

Nagoya sanzaburō fuwa banzaemon katsuragi, Kuniyoshi Utagawa

Print shows the courtesan Katsuragi outside a sedan chair between two rival lovers and samurai, one is her husband Nagoya Sanza and the other is Fuwa Banzaemon. Triptych matted in 3 sections: left (422a), cente... More

Uncle Gabriel - Public domain American sheet music

Uncle Gabriel - Public domain American sheet music

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

Anna waltz - Public domain American sheet music

Anna waltz - Public domain American sheet music

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

Te Deum laudamus - Public domain American sheet music

Te Deum laudamus - Public domain American sheet music

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

U.S. steam frigate Mississippi, in the Gulf of Mexico, March 1847

U.S. steam frigate Mississippi, in the Gulf of Mexico, March 1847

Conningham no. 5273. Currier & Ives : a catalogue raisonné / compiled by Gale Research. Detroit, MI : Gale Research, c1983, no. 6856

The fruits of temperance - Public domain graphic arts, Library of Congress

The fruits of temperance - Public domain graphic arts, Library of Cong...

Currier & Ives : a catalogue raisonné / compiled by Gale Research. Detroit, MI : Gale Research, c1983, no. 2372

The first prayer in Congress / painted by T.H. Matteson ; engraved on steel by H.S. Sadd.

The first prayer in Congress / painted by T.H. Matteson ; engraved on ...

Print showing members of Congress with heads bowed, some kneeling on the floor, in prayer during session in September 1774. Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1848 by John Neale, in the Clerks Of... More

Dōguya jinza hōkaibō bōkon shimobe gunsuke, Kuniyoshi Utagawa

Dōguya jinza hōkaibō bōkon shimobe gunsuke, Kuniyoshi Utagawa

Print shows three actors, two with swords and one who appears to be an evil spirit. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Triptych matted in... More

The landing, of the naval expedition, against Tabasco [Mexico]. Com...ore M.C. Perry in command / painted by H. Walke Lt. U.S.N. ; drawn on stone by Volmering & Davignon ; lith. by Sarony & Major.

The landing, of the naval expedition, against Tabasco [Mexico]. Com......

Naval Portfolio. Naval Scenes in the Mexican War by H. Walke Lieut US Navy, No. 6. Copyright by Sarony & Major.

Thomas F. Meagher, portrait print

Thomas F. Meagher, portrait print

Half-length portrait, seated, facing left, holding rolled paper. Currier & Ives : a catalogue raisonné / compiled by Gale Research. Detroit, MI : Gale Research, c1983, no.6496

Address at the Celebration of West India Emancipation, Rochester, N.Y.

Address at the Celebration of West India Emancipation, Rochester, N.Y.

You are about to apply A document from LOC collection of correspondence between Frederick Douglass and his peers. Frederick Douglass was an African American social reformer, abolitionist, orator, writer, and st... More

The young housekeepers, a year after marriage / lith. & pub. by N. Currier.

The young housekeepers, a year after marriage / lith. & pub. by N. Cur...

Man and woman seen through window, with the woman holding a baby. Below image: Deposited in the Clerk's office for the Southern District of New York, October 2, 1848. No. 608; No. 6. Conningham no. 5711. Currie... More

Bound volume---15 August 1848-20 April 1849
The fox hunt. Book illustration from Library of Congress

The fox hunt. Book illustration from Library of Congress

Again Van Buren's flirtation with radical interests is portrayed as his downfall. As in "The Modern Colossus" (no. 1848-56) antislavery activist Abby Folsom (here "Abby Fulsome") is prominently featured. Here s... More

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

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

Hallmark: Rinhart 44. Date based on hallmark. Case: front - flowers surrounded by frame design; back - geometric design. In Marian S. Carson's inventory, the sitter is identified as Dr. George W. Cardeza of Jef... More

Whig harmony - Political cartoon, public domain image

Whig harmony - Political cartoon, public domain image

A severe split within the Whig ranks, between partisans of Henry Clay and those of Zachary Taylor, preceded the party's convention in June 1848. Here Horace Greeley, one of Clay's most influential northern supp... More

[Title page and frontispiece showing slave on top of mountain, with his hands raised to paper labelled "libertas justitia" which appears in sky] / Childs.

[Title page and frontispiece showing slave on top of mountain, with hi...

Illus. in: Walker's appeal, with a brief sketch of his life / by David Walker. New York : Printed by J.H. Tobitt, 1848, title page and frontispiece.

Questioning a candidate - Political cartoon, public domain image

Questioning a candidate - Political cartoon, public domain image

Zachary Taylor's stubborn resistance to declaring his views on the major political issues during his candidacy in the 1848 presidential campaign was a favorite theme of the opposition. Here Taylor, in uniform, ... More

The buffalo hunt - Drawing. Public domain image.

The buffalo hunt - Drawing. Public domain image.

An optimistic view of the presidential prospects of Martin Van Buren, nominated at the Free Soil Party's August 1848 convention in Buffalo, New York. Here Van Buren rides a buffalo and thumbs his nose as he se... More

Dodge's songs. Ossian E. Dodge as the mesmeric lecturer

Dodge's songs. Ossian E. Dodge as the mesmeric lecturer

LOT subdivision subject: Magic. Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Copyright by Ossion E. Dodge. Lithograph by J.H. Bufford's Lith. Boston, after daguerreotype by Whipple. Capti... More

Patent balancing by an amateur - Public domain book illustration, Library of Congress

Patent balancing by an amateur - Public domain book illustration, Libr...

New York "Tribune" editor Horace Greeley is ridiculed for vacillating between support of candidates Martin Van Buren and Zachary Taylor in the presidential election of 1848. Greeley balances precariously on a t... More

Hunting Indians in Florida with blood hounds

Hunting Indians in Florida with blood hounds

A tableau dramatizing the brutal tactics employed by Zachary Taylor as commander of U.S. forces against the Seminole Indians during the Second Seminole War (1835-42). Taylor, on horseback at right, presides ov... More

The guardian angel - Print, Library of Congress collection

The guardian angel - Print, Library of Congress collection

358 U.S. Copyright Office. This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Baillie.

Hamamatsu, Andō Hiroshige - Public domain scenic drawing

Hamamatsu, Andō Hiroshige - Public domain scenic drawing

Print shows travelers warming themselves at a large fire on the Tōkaidō Road near the Hamamatsu station. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2... More

Totsuka, Andō Hiroshige - Public domain scenic drawing

Totsuka, Andō Hiroshige - Public domain scenic drawing

Print shows travelers, including two carrying a litter with passenger, on the Tōkaidō Road at the Totsuka station. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists... More

Momijigari no himegimi, Utagawa Kunisada, Japan

Momijigari no himegimi, Utagawa Kunisada, Japan

Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Format: one panel of a vertical Oban Nishikie triptypch. Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings... More

Reading the Bible - Print, Library of Congress collection

Reading the Bible - Print, Library of Congress collection

Currier & Ives : a catalogue raisonné / compiled by Gale Research. Detroit, MI : Gale Research, c1983, no. 5501

The French revolution: scene in the throne-room of the Tuileries, Feby. 24th, 1848

The French revolution: scene in the throne-room of the Tuileries, Feby...

Currier & Ives : a catalogue raisonné / compiled by Gale Research. Detroit, MI : Gale Research, c1983, no. 2318

Burning of the Ocean Monarch of Boston: In the English Channel, August 24th, 1848

Burning of the Ocean Monarch of Boston: In the English Channel, August...

Currier & Ives : a catalogue raisonné / compiled by Gale Research. Detroit, MI : Gale Research, c1983, no. 0830.

Susan - Print, Library of Congress collection

Susan - Print, Library of Congress collection

Currier & Ives : a catalogue raisonné / compiled by Gale Research. Detroit, MI : Gale Research, c1983, no. 6385

Aurora, N.Y. from the "North Poplars" / drawn by H.W.P. ; lith. of Richd. H. Pease, Albany, N.Y.

Aurora, N.Y. from the "North Poplars" / drawn by H.W.P. ; lith. of Ric...

Public domain scan of American 19th-century print, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Moscou / dess. d'après nat. par Indeisseff ; imp. par Lemercier, à Paris ; lith par Benoist et Aubrun.

Moscou / dess. d'après nat. par Indeisseff ; imp. par Lemercier, à Par...

Prints showing (in 10 parts) a panoramic view of Moscow from the Kremlin. From the mid-point, facing to the south and the Moscow River, the view extends about 270 degrees, from the palace and the Church of St. ... More

Chinese Junk Keying - Public domain  engraving

Chinese Junk Keying - Public domain engraving

Chinese Junk Keying. 1848 engraving. Public domain photograph of Navy warship, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Texte du Décret portant abolition de l'esclavage du 27 avril 1848

Texte du Décret portant abolition de l'esclavage du 27 avril 1848

Français : Texte du Décret portant abolition de l'esclavage du 27 avril 1848 dans Recueil de la législation nouvelle, Imprimerie du gouvernement (Basse-Terre), 1848.

[Gold miners, El Dorado, California]

[Gold miners, El Dorado, California]

Photograph shows miner's camp and large log cabin on hillside; prospectors, some with shovels and pix axe pose near ditch and flume.

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