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To be sold at auction, Nov. 23rd 1853, at 2 o'clock P.M. on the premises, by Jas. C. Mc. Guire, auct'r : [part of N.W. Washington D.C.].

To be sold at auction, Nov. 23rd 1853, at 2 o'clock P.M. on the premis...

Cadastral map showing block and lot numbers, areas, and dimensions. "The above plat and subdivision of the Baltimore and Ohio Rail Road Company's property, in 'Reservation 12' and in 'Square 574' in the city of... more

A. J. Cross

A. J. Cross

Photograph shows portrait of Liberian man in suit and tie with hat. Title from item. The American Colonization Society was organized in 1817 to resettle African Americans in Liberia. Forms part of: Ambrotype/Ti... more

[United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.). Dome and portico. East front. Rendered elevation]. / Tho. U. Walter, architect of new dome & c.
[Two U.S. Marine officers and two enlisted men, members of Perry's Japanese expedition]

[Two U.S. Marine officers and two enlisted men, members of Perry's Jap...

Drawing is first panel on the scroll "Perry's First Landing at Kurihama, July 8, 1853 ." Watercolor drawing by contemporary Japanese artist. Title devised by Library staff.

The Potomac morning June 26

The Potomac morning June 26

Sketch shows the Potomac River in Virginia, probably from a boat. Wallis was a British Commissioner from the Foreign Office to the United States in 1853. Originally 1 of 37 drawings in portfolios with binder's ... more

Navigation aérienne. Solution dʹun grand problème par lʹemploi des voiles mobiles ... Systéme Augte. Lanteigne, menuisier mʹecen., ... / dessiné par lʹauteur.

Navigation aérienne. Solution dʹun grand problème par lʹemploi des voi...

Scaled design drawings for a patent show Aug. Lanteigne's system of aerial navigation, which used a continuous belt of sails to achieve propulsion. (Source: A.G. Renstrom, LC staff, 1981-82.) Title from item. T... more

Arch Street Theatre

Arch Street Theatre

Photo shows an exterior view of the Arch Street Theatre, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Title devised by Library staff. (DLC/PP-1999:126). Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection at the Library of Congress.

The larder

The larder

Rabbits, fowl, fish, etc. Illus. in: Modern Domestic Cookery, London, 1853, frontispiece. Pennell Collection (Rare Book Collection). Ref. copy may be in LOT 4638 E. This record contains unverified data from cap... more

The American falls from the Cave of the Winds

The American falls from the Cave of the Winds

Drawing shows Niagara Falls from the side and below, from the vantage point of the Cave of the Winds. Wallis was a British Commissioner from the Foreign Office to the United States in 1853. Originally 1 of 37 d... more

Things as they were, and things as they are

Things as they were, and things as they are

453 U.S. Copyright Office. This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Oertel, John P.

Henry Clay

Henry Clay

Currier & Ives : a catalogue raisonné / compiled by Gale Research. Detroit, MI : Gale Research, c1983, no. 3010

D'Alembert / engraved by W. Hopwood, from the original picture by De la Tour in the collection of the Institute of France.

D'Alembert / engraved by W. Hopwood, from the original picture by De l...

Portrait print showing Jean Le Rond d'Alembert, half length, facing slightly right. Under the superintendance of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. Title from item.

Entrance to the Highland scenes Hudson River

Entrance to the Highland scenes Hudson River

Sketch shows the Hudson Highlands, near the Catskill Mountains, from the Hudson River. Wallis was a British Commissioner from the Foreign Office to the United States in 1853. Originally 1 of 37 drawings in port... more

A new chart of Massachusetts Bay, and part of the coast of Maine /

A new chart of Massachusetts Bay, and part of the coast of Maine /

Scale ca. 1:200,000. LC copy annotated in ink and watercolor to show lights. Oriented with north to the right. Depths shown by soundings. Covers coast of New England from Buzzards Bay to Monhegan Island. "Enter... more

Tarring and feathering Joseph Smith

Tarring and feathering Joseph Smith

Illus. in: Harper's Magazine, 1853, vol. 6. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Mormons; Mob violence; Punishment; B.I.

[U.S. Marines, led by four musicians, marching in formation toward two officers]

[U.S. Marines, led by four musicians, marching in formation toward two...

Drawing is fourth scene on the "American Doll Scroll", depicting Perry's expedition to Japan, 1853. Watercolor drawing by contemporary Japanese artist. Title devised by Library staff.

Albany, N.Y. / on stone by Hatch & Severyn ; J.W Hill.

Albany, N.Y. / on stone by Hatch & Severyn ; J.W Hill.

Title from item. This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Hatch & Severyn.

Shankland's American fashions for spring & summer of 1853, 100, Chesnut [sic] St. Philadelphia / P.S. Duval & Co. Steam lith. Press, Phila. ; A. Biegemann, colorist.

Shankland's American fashions for spring & summer of 1853, 100, Chesnu...

Print shows in two horizontal panels, at top, nine men and two children are standing in a large room, all but one of the men either wear or are holding hats, and at bottom, seven men, two children, and one woma... more

Topsy polka

Topsy polka

LOT subdivision subject: Negro History - Uncle Tom's Cabin. Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Copyright by W. B. Harvey. Lithograph by Chillas Lith., Girard Building, 50, So. 3... more

Suma

Suma

Print shows a musician playing the koto, while a warrior sneaks up behind the musician, drawing his sword from its scabbard. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print s... more

[Emlen Cresson, bust, facing slightly left]

[Emlen Cresson, bust, facing slightly left]

Plain leather grain frame. Hand-colored rainbow background. Paper label adhered to cover glass: "Emlen Cresson 1853." Labels on frame: "18," "20." Purchase; Marian S. Carson; 1998; (DLC/PP-1998:151.4). Forms pa... more

[Government building ("Custom House and Post Office"), Bath, Maine. Transverse section on line A-B]
Map of the village of Lebanon, Grafton Co., N.H., 1853.

Map of the village of Lebanon, Grafton Co., N.H., 1853.

General map showing buildings and householders' names. Relief shown by hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Wall map issued with rods attached at top and bottom s... more

Map of Morris County, New Jersey : from original surveys /

Map of Morris County, New Jersey : from original surveys /

General-content county wall map showing rural buildings and householders' names. Relief shown by hachures. Hand colored to emphasize township boundaries. Originally printed on 4 sheets (later conjoined to form ... more

Elevation of dome of U.S. Capitol

Elevation of dome of U.S. Capitol

In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 13. Title from item. No. 1902. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

Map of passes in the Sierra Nevada from Walker's Pass to the Coast Range : from explorations and surveys /

Map of passes in the Sierra Nevada from Walker's Pass to the Coast Ran...

Scale 1:240,000. At head of title: Routes in California to connect with the routes near the 32nd and 35th Parallels. Relief shown by hachures. From U.S. War Department, Explorations and Surveys for a Railroad R... more

To the public. The undersigned, inventor of the marble slab coffins, having taken the initiatory steps to secure his rights by letters patent of the United States is now prepared to dispose of rights either by license to build or for territory.

To the public. The undersigned, inventor of the marble slab coffins, h...

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 201, Folder 7.

Pension of ice. June 1, 1853. For the purpose of preventing the numerous frauds that are daily attempted upon this office the following rules, having been approved by the Secretary of the interior, will be strictly enforced ... [Washington, 1853

Pension of ice. June 1, 1853. For the purpose of preventing the numero...

Page Order: Leaflet 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 201, Folder 15a.

Carte figurative et approximative des quantités de céréales qui ont circulé en 1853 sur les voies d'eau et de fer de l'Empire Francais /

Carte figurative et approximative des quantités de céréales qui ont ci...

Signed by Charles Minard at upper right. Includes note. Accompanied by text: Carte du mouvement des céréales en 1853 sur les voies d'eau et de fer de l'Empire Francais. 8 p. ; 33 cm. Available also through the ... more

[Bishop Frederic Baraga, three-quarter length portrait, facing three-quarters to right, seated, in clerical robes, holding his Dictionary of the Otchipwe Language]

[Bishop Frederic Baraga, three-quarter length portrait, facing three-q...

Bishop of Marquette and Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan.

Noto, taki no ura

Noto, taki no ura

Print shows blossoming trees on cliffs, with waterfalls and caves at sea level. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the series: Rokuj... more

The "White House" view in Washington.

The "White House" view in Washington.

Engraving showing a busy street filled with pedestrians and carriages in front of the Willard's City Hotel; the White House positioned on left side of hotel. On verso: Willard's City Hotel. Engraving in LOT 438... more

[Perspective view of Capitol]

[Perspective view of Capitol]

Photograph of architectural drawing showing U.S. Capitol with people in foreground. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 159. Title from item. On drawing: M. C. Meigs, Captain of Engineers. Referen... more

City of Washington. Improvements, &c. in the year 1853 … [signed] January 2, 1853. John Sessford.

City of Washington. Improvements, &c. in the year 1853 … [signed] Janu...

On verso: Sessford January 1853; 7-12-06 L.H.L. F198.S492. 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

Harris' patent portable circular saw machine. Patented October 11th, 1853 ... State or County rights, or single machines for sale by Thomas Palmer. No. 83 Dock Street, Philadelphia.

Harris' patent portable circular saw machine. Patented October 11th, 1...

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 156, Folder 34.

A lie nailed. The following certificates silence a base slander set afloat by a man who knew it was a lie when he told it. The original certificates are in the hands of Wm. H. Pearce, Cecilton. Certificates. The undersigned, neighbors of Charles

A lie nailed. The following certificates silence a base slander set af...

Haines, Charles H. 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 31, Folder 5.

York County Agricultural Society for the promotion of agriculture, horticulture, and the mechanic, domestic, and household arts / J. Queen del. ; P.S. Duval & Co. Lith press Phil.

York County Agricultural Society for the promotion of agriculture, hor...

Print shows a certificate with vignettes on the sides, top, and bottom showing a pastoral scene at top with farm animals (horses, pigs, cows, and sheep) grazing in pastures, with a city in the background, on th... more

Azor's Turkish Balm for restoring hair

Azor's Turkish Balm for restoring hair

Illustrated with full length portraits of George Washington, Lafayette, two head and shoulders of a woman, two of woman with eagle, etc.

Map of the Cairo & Fulton Railroad exhibiting the principal tributary lines as projected and its connections with other railroads west of the Mississippi River, which unite with the Missouri Pacific Railroad, and south projected Pacific Railroad via Elpaso [sic] to the Pacific Ocean, showing also the connection by rail road of the cities of New Orleans & St. Louis. Little Rock, Ark. Sep. 1853.

Map of the Cairo & Fulton Railroad exhibiting the principal tributary ...

Map showing Missouri, Arkansas, Louisiana, and part of Texas. Shows drainage, cities and towns, and state boundaries, west of the Mississippi River. The adjoining area east of the Mississippi River shows only t... more

United States mail steam ship "Pacific"

United States mail steam ship "Pacific"

This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Day & Son.

[Paddle wheel mechanism of side-wheel steamer]

[Paddle wheel mechanism of side-wheel steamer]

Drawing is third panel on the "Machinery Scroll", depicting Perry's expedition to Japan in 1853. Watercolor drawing by contemporary Japanese artist. Title devised by Library staff.

Notice. New-York & Harlem railroad Co. A meeting of the stockholders of this company will be held at their office ... April 22d, 1853 ... By order of the Board of directors, Alexander Kyle, Secretary. Office of the New-York and Harlem railroad c

Notice. New-York & Harlem railroad Co. A meeting of the stockholders o...

Transportation.; Gift. A. P. Loper. Apr-26-1938. 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 1... more

Map of a part of the State of Louisiana exhibiting the route of the New-Orleans, Opelousas & Great Western Rail Road.

Map of a part of the State of Louisiana exhibiting the route of the Ne...

Mississippi delta area shows drainage, sugar crop, parishes, major cities and towns, canals, and railroads with lines named and distances on the main line. This railroad was opened for first 50 miles on March 6... more

Dear Sir: I take the liberty to invite you to my land sale, in Bostonville, (in the Town of Needham,) which will take place on the 10th inst at One o'clock P. M ... Enclosed is a free pass. Daniel Ayer ... Monday, Oct. 10, 1853.

Dear Sir: I take the liberty to invite you to my land sale, in Bostonv...

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 22.

Washington from the Potomac

Washington from the Potomac

Sketch shows the Capitol and Washington DC from the Potomac. Wallis was a British Commissioner from the Foreign Office to the United States in 1853. Originally 1 of 37 drawings in portfolios with binder's title... more

White seaman and cold. [e.g. colored] man on board steamboat on Potomac, Washington to Aquia Creek Virginia

White seaman and cold. [e.g. colored] man on board steamboat on Potoma...

Sketch shows side-view portraits of a white seaman and an African American man aboard the steamboat that Wallis took from Washington, DC to Aquia Creek, Virginia. Wallis was a British Commissioner from the Fore... more

[Agnes Y. McAllister, three-quarters length, seated in ornate chair, with arm resting on table with tablecloth]

[Agnes Y. McAllister, three-quarters length, seated in ornate chair, w...

Written on back: Agnes Y. McAllister, Dec. 1853. Purchase; Marian S. Carson; 1997; (DLC/PP-1997:105). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection (L... more

Kameido tenmangū keidai

Kameido tenmangū keidai

Print shows men and women crossing bridges from island to island to reach the Tenmangū shrine. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From th... more

[Election ticket for the second and third ward] [Washington, June 1853].

[Election ticket for the second and third ward] [Washington, June 1853...

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 201, Folder 17. Copy scanned: 1

The tourist's pocket map of the state of Virginia : exhibiting its internal improvements, roads, distances &c. /

The tourist's pocket map of the state of Virginia : exhibiting its int...

Relief shown by contours. Prime meridian: Washington. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1851, by Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co. in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the eastern District of ... more

Echigo

Echigo

Print shows cliffs and caves on the coastline with people walking along the beach. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the series: Ro... more

Amazon Polka

Amazon Polka

Musical cover showing woman in long, red dress seated side-saddle on a jumping horse. LOT subdivision subject: Sports. Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Copyright by M. Schmitz... more

Auswanderer-karte und wegweiser nach Nordamerika.

Auswanderer-karte und wegweiser nach Nordamerika.

Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

[Map of town of Canaan, Connecticut].

[Map of town of Canaan, Connecticut].

General map showing householders' names. Served as basis for 1853 printed version entitled "Map of the town of Canaan, Litchfield Co., Conn." by L. Fagan. Relief shown by hachures. Shows districts of town of Ca... more

An evening with the Christy Minstrels. Odd Fellow Hall, on Wednesday, Feb. 16, 1853

An evening with the Christy Minstrels. Odd Fellow Hall, on Wednesday, ...

Reference copy may be in LOT 4437 G. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Music... Minstrels; Shelf.

First ward [Election ticket 1853].

First ward [Election ticket 1853].

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 201, Folder 25.

[William Sidney Mount, full length portrait, facing left, wearing top hat and holding a coat]

[William Sidney Mount, full length portrait, facing left, wearing top ...

Case: oval surrounded by flowers and scrolls. Embossed in velvet: Brady's Gallery 205 & 359 Broadway, New York. Alternately identified as: Alfred Jones, engraver. Purchase; Marian S. Carson; 1997; (DLC/PP-1997:... more

Proposed route for a rail road from Copper Harbor, to Fond Du Lac, Winnebego.

Proposed route for a rail road from Copper Harbor, to Fond Du Lac, Win...

Outline map centered on Green Bay showing the area between Detroit, Mich. and Fond du Lac, Wis. Contemplated and proposed railroad routes are shown. Scale ca. 1:4,000,000. From Proceedings and Report of a Meeti... more

Example of column in U.S. Capitol

Example of column in U.S. Capitol

Photograph of architectural drawing showing a column with corn plants on the capitol.

[Government Hospital for the Insane (Saint Elizabeths Hospital), Washington, D.C. Women's building. Second floor plan]

[Government Hospital for the Insane (Saint Elizabeths Hospital), Washi...

Title devised by Library staff. Title in graphite, possibly later hand: Female Receiving Department, Government Hospital for the Insane, Washington, D.C., Second floor plan. Date suggested by provenance, and by... more

Harrison's flavoring extracts. Philadelphia

Harrison's flavoring extracts. Philadelphia

This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Bigot.

A well-known banking house

A well-known banking house

Interior showing man weighing gold on scales; coins piled in background.

York County Agricultural Society, for the promotion of agriculture, horticulture, and the mechanic, domestic, and household arts / J. Queen delt. ; lith. of P.S. Duval & Co.

York County Agricultural Society, for the promotion of agriculture, ho...

Print shows a certificate with vignettes on the sides, top, and bottom showing a pastoral scene at top with farm animals (horses, pigs, cows, and sheep) grazing in pastures, with a city in the background, on th... more

New map of California, Oregon, Washington, Utah and New Mexico /

New map of California, Oregon, Washington, Utah and New Mexico /

Shows state and county boundary lines. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1853 by J, Disturnell in the Clerk Office of the District ... of New York." LC copy imperfect: Stained, fold lines throug... more

[Government building ("Custom House and Post Office"), Bath, Maine. Cornice, moulding, P.O. box, door details]
City of St. Paul, capital of Minnesota /

City of St. Paul, capital of Minnesota /

Panorama. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1853, by Thompson Ritchie, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the Eastern District of Penna." LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 406.1 Available... more

Notice! Village ordinance! At a meeting of the Board of Trustees of the village of Waterford, at the office of John Cramer 2d, on the 3d day of January, 1853. [Ordinance regarding muzzling of dogs] Wm. H. Scott, Clerk.

Notice! Village ordinance! At a meeting of the Board of Trustees of th...

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 121, Folder 11.

[Lucy Stone, head-and-shoulders portrait of a woman, facing front]

[Lucy Stone, head-and-shoulders portrait of a woman, facing front]

Photographer is G. W. Bartlett, New Albany, Ind. Case: floral motif. Date and photographer from accompanying documentation in the Blackwell family papers. Forms part of: Visual materials from the Blackwell fami... more

J. F. Browne & Co. harpmakers. [Advertisement] New York. Drawn & engraved by W. Thompson, 169 William St. [c. 1853].

J. F. Browne & Co. harpmakers. [Advertisement] New York. Drawn & engra...

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 121, Folder 14.

Notice Mayport steam-saw mills St. John's river, Fla. is offered for sale ... Apply to A. M. Reed. Jacksonville, March 24, 1853. [Jacksonville, 1853].

Notice Mayport steam-saw mills St. John's river, Fla. is offered for 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 Collection; Portfolio 14, Folder 4.

Sallie polka

Sallie polka

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

Educational convention and celebration, on the 6th and 7th of September, ‘53 [Program]. [Wilmington] C. P. Johnson, printer [1853].

Educational convention and celebration, on the 6th and 7th of Septembe...

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 13, Folder 43.

Champion's double lever bridge. The engravings annexed, are illustrations of Samuel and Thomas Champion's permanent wrought iron tubular suspension bridge ... For further particulars, address Samuel and Thomas Champion, Washington, D. C. [Washin

Champion's double lever bridge. The engravings annexed, are illustrati...

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 201, Folder 13a.

Maryland in Liberia /

Maryland in Liberia /

Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Gift; 1968; American Colonization Society; Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Inset: Cape Palmas. Vault Four copies.

Map of Chemung County, New York : from actual surveys /

Map of Chemung County, New York : from actual surveys /

Relief shown by hachures. Shows landowners. LC Land ownership maps, 481 Includes statistics and illustrations. Ancillary maps: Plan of Elmira -- Plan of Havana -- Plan of Horse Heads -- Plan of Millport -- Plan... more

[Government building ("Custom House and Post Office"), Bath, Maine. Upper story plan]
L'addio
To the graduates of the class of 1813. Dear Sir and classmates ... July 15, 1853.

To the graduates of the class of 1813. Dear Sir and classmates ... Jul...

On verso: Dartmouth College July 1853 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 93, Folder 29.

Mutsu, matsushima fūkei, tomiyama chōbō no horizu

Mutsu, matsushima fūkei, tomiyama chōbō no horizu

Print shows a bird's-eye view of many small islands and sailboats on the sea. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the series: Rokujū ... more

The Love Star Schottisch by Francis Brown

The Love Star Schottisch by Francis Brown

Music cover illustrated with praying angel over sun. LOT subdivision subject: Sentimental - Religion. Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Copyright by J.E. Gould & Co. Lithograph... more

A new map of Nth. Carolina : with its canals, roads & distances from place to place, along the stage & steam boat routes.

A new map of Nth. Carolina : with its canals, roads & distances from p...

Relief shown by contours. Prime meridian: Washington. Cover title "N. Carolina" with "Population of North Carolina by Counties, in 1850" pasted on verso of front cover. "Entered according to Act of Congress in ... more

[Capitol, section of new dome]

[Capitol, section of new dome]

In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 5. Title devised by Library staff. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

John T. Ford, age 24, Chas E. Ford [age] 2

John T. Ford, age 24, Chas E. Ford [age] 2

Photograph shows theater manager John Thompson Ford, half-length portrait, seated, facing front, holding his child Charles. Title from item. On mount: "Busey, Cor. Charles and Fayette Streets, Baltimore." Norv... more

[U.S.S. Susquehanna, Commodore Perry's flag ship, full starboard view]

[U.S.S. Susquehanna, Commodore Perry's flag ship, full starboard view]

Drawing is on the "Susquehanna & Mississippil Scroll", depicting Perry's expedition to Japan. Watercolor drawing Taguchi Shumpei. Title devised by Library staff.

[2 humorous sketches of daily life in London: "Going to the pantomime" (middle-class family about to enter carriage); "The Goose Club" drawn by Phiz (winning plucked geese in Christmas lottery?)]

[2 humorous sketches of daily life in London: "Going to the pantomime"...

Illus. in: The Illustrated London News, 181853 Dec. 24, p. 580. Reference copy may be in LOT 4638. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: PI WORKS; Humor; Gt. Brig. ... more

Cincinnati Rover Guards quick step

Cincinnati Rover Guards quick step

LOT subdivision subject: Military Organizations. Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Printed by Klauprech & Menzel.

"Sure Catch" sticky fly paper

"Sure Catch" sticky fly paper

Advertisement for fly paper shows flies playing baseball with insets illustrating a variety of plays. Caption on border: "Sure Catch" sticky fly paper, 25 double sheets, sealed with flexible adhesive border. Pr... more

The Horse Shoe Falls, Niagara, from the Canada side

The Horse Shoe Falls, Niagara, from the Canada side

Drawing shows Niagara Falls on the Canadian side, looking toward Horseshoe Falls from the shore. The Terrapin Tower, built in 1833 and torn down in 1873 on the American side, hovers against the edge of the fal... more

The Mountain Expressman

The Mountain Expressman

Illus. in: Delano, Alonzo. Pen Knife Sketches ... Sacramento,1853. Reference copy may be in LOT 4392B. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Postal service; Shelf.

Sonora Jany. 1853 / / George H. Goddard, del. ; Lith. by Britton & Rey, San Francisco.

Sonora Jany. 1853 / / George H. Goddard, del. ; Lith. by Britton & Rey...

Pictorial lettersheet shows view of gold mining town; with attached blank leaf. Title from item. Baird, California pictorial letter sheets, no. 259. Accession box no. DLC/PP-2011:179.25

Second ward. Register. William J. McCormick Z. K. Offutt, Peter M. Pearson. Collector. Robert J. Roche. Surveyor. Henry W. Ball. Alderman. Beniah Willett ... Common Council. Nicholas Callan ... Assessor. George H. Plant ... [Boston 1853].

Second ward. Register. William J. McCormick Z. K. Offutt, Peter M. Pea...

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.

On the Potomac

On the Potomac

Sketch shows the Potomac River in Virginia looking across water. Wallis was a British Commissioner from the Foreign Office to the United States in 1853. Originally 1 of 37 drawings in portfolios with binder's t... more