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Lady

Original Caption: Lady..U.S. National Archives’ Local Identifier: 111-B-1597..From:: Series: Mathew Brady Photographs of Civil War-Era Personalities and Scenes, (Record Group 111)..Photographer: Brady, Mathew,... more

A compleat description of the province of Carolina in 3 parts : 1st, the improved part from the surveys of Maurice Mathews & Mr. John Love : 2ly, the west part by Capt. Tho. Nairn : 3ly, a chart of the coast from Virginia to Cape Florida /

A compleat description of the province of Carolina in 3 parts : 1st, t...

Shows coastal area from North Carolina to Florida. Relief shown pictorially. Depth shown by soundings. Prime meridian: Charles Town. Mounted on cloth. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ... more

A view of the lines thrown up, on Boston Neck, by the Ministerial Army / B. Romans.

A view of the lines thrown up, on Boston Neck, by the Ministerial Army...

Print with legend shows and identifies several locations in the vicinity of Boston, including John Hancock's house, Beacon Hill, the British encampment on McHill, and a blockhouse. Title from item. Illus. on ma... more

[The Investiture of Charleston, S.C. by the English army, in 1780. With the position of each corps.

[The Investiture of Charleston, S.C. by the English army, in 1780. Wit...

Scale ca. 1:17,500. Title from William Faden's Catalogue of a curious and valuable collection of original maps and plans. 1862. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1559 ... more

[Abraham Lincoln.]
[Abraham Lincoln.]
Ichnography of Charleston, South-Carolina : at the request of Adam Tunno, Esq., for the use of the Phœnix Fire-Company of London, taken from actual survey, 2d August 1788 /

Ichnography of Charleston, South-Carolina : at the request of Adam Tun...

Scale 1:4,800; 400 ft. to 1 in. Oriented with north toward the lower right. "Published 1st Jan'y 1790 by E. Petrie, No. 13 America Square." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster im... more

Plat of the partition of Moore & Beckley survey of 170,038 a. in the counties of Giles & Logan, Virginia.

Plat of the partition of Moore & Beckley survey of 170,038 a. in the c...

"Surveyed for Andrew Moore & John Beckley, Nov. 2nd, 1794." Shows names of some residents. Pen-an-ink and pencil over col. grid, mounted on cloth. Includes notes. In upper right corner in red ink: Moore & Beckl... more

Plats of the Wilson Cary Nicholas surveys (from the originals) made in Wythe and Russell Counties, Virginia, now Mercer, Raleigh, Wyoming, McDowell, and Logan counties, West Virginia

Plats of the Wilson Cary Nicholas surveys (from the originals) made in...

Pen-and-ink on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H217 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

Siege of Charleston
Autumn flowers

Autumn flowers

Print shows two girls in a garden with a statue of a reclining figure in the background. Title from item. In album: [Album of ephemera and Civil War era photographs; photos and album compiled by Larkin Goldsmit... more

[Lace pattern with flowers]

[Lace pattern with flowers]

Print shows overall lace pattern in blue and white with hand-colored flowers in the center; possibly a greeting card. Title from item. In album: [Album of ephemera and Civil War era photographs; photos and albu... more

Sunset view of Fort Sumter before the bombardment [1861]

Sunset view of Fort Sumter before the bombardment [1861]

Engraving by N. Orr [?] of drawing by H. Fenn. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card, with subsequent revisions. Caption card tracings: Civil War Forts Sumter 1861; Shelf.

Map of a portion of Missionary Ridge, illustrating the positions of Baird's & Wood's div's., Nov. 23, 24 and 25, 1863.

Map of a portion of Missionary Ridge, illustrating the positions of Ba...

Scale ca. 1:11,800. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 398 Shows topography by contours, drainage, roads, railroads, and dwellings with names of inhabitants. Names of corps and commanding officers are given. Arrows i... more

[Com. Franklin Buchanan, C.S.N., half-length portrait, standing, facing right]

[Com. Franklin Buchanan, C.S.N., half-length portrait, standing, facin...

This record contains unverified, old data from caption card, with subsequent revisions. Caption card tracings: BI; United States History Civil War, 1861-1865 Military Leaders Confederate; Shelf.

Ellerson's Mill. Battle-field of Mechanicsville, Va.

Ellerson's Mill. Battle-field of Mechanicsville, Va.

Civil War Photograph Collection. No. 920.

Plan of Fort Powhatan, Prince George County, Virginia

Plan of Fort Powhatan, Prince George County, Virginia

Original map located in House of Delegates, Office of the Speaker, Executive Communications, Oversized, Box 9, Folder 14. Although included in a report of 1821, this plan represents the fort as it looked in 181... more

Richland District, South Carolina /

Richland District, South Carolina /

LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S152 "[A]pproved, Chas. R. Suter, 1st Lt., U.S. Engrs., Chf. Engr., D. S." Pen and ink tracing of a map in Robert Mills's Atlas of the State of South Carolina . . . Baltimore, F. Lu... more

Spartanburgh District, South Carolina /

Spartanburgh District, South Carolina /

LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S153 In lower right corner: Traced by A. Cheville, Compagnie K. 47 N.Y.V. In lower left corner: Eng. by H. S. Tanner & Assistants. "Approved, Chas. R. Suter, Lt. & Chf. Engr., D. S.... more

Laurens District, South Carolina /

Laurens District, South Carolina /

LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S145 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. At lower right corner: Traced by A. Cheville, 47 N.Y.V... more

Pendleton District, South Carolina /

Pendleton District, South Carolina /

Relief shown by hachures. "Approved, Chas. R. Suter, Lt. & Chf. Engr., D. S." "Traced by B. Schelten, Comp. A, 103 Reg., N.Y.S.V. Pen and ink tracing of a map in Robert Mills's Atlas of the State of South Carol... more

Lancaster District, South Carolina /

Lancaster District, South Carolina /

LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S144 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. "Approved, Chas. R. Suter, Lt. & Chf. Engr., D. S." Pe... more

Newberry District, South Carolina /

Newberry District, South Carolina /

"Approved, C. R. Suter, 1st Lt., U.S. Engrs., Chf. Engr., D. S." Pen and ink tracing of a map in Robert Mills's Atlas of the State of South Carolina . . . Baltimore, F. Lucas, Jr. [1825] LC Civil War maps (2nd ... more

[Orangeburgh District, South Carolina] /

[Orangeburgh District, South Carolina] /

Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War Maps, 1989. Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S150 Incomplete; the eastern and western portions of the map are wanting. Pen and ink tracin... more

Washington's reception on the bridge at Trenton in 1789 on his way to be inaugurated 1st pres[iden]t of the U.S. / Engraved by T. Kelley.

Washington's reception on the bridge at Trenton in 1789 on his way to ...

Print shows Washington and soldiers passing through a garlanded canopy labeled "The hero who defended the mothers will protect the daughters" as girls and young women toss flowers in their path. Title from item... more

Lexington District, South Carolina /

Lexington District, South Carolina /

Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S146 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. At lower right corner: "Trac... more

Georgetown District, South Carolina /

Georgetown District, South Carolina /

Relief by hachures. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War Maps, 1989. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S140 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web s... more

Chester District, South Carolina  /

Chester District, South Carolina /

Relief shown by hachures. Title, scale, and date from Stephenson's Civil War Maps, 1989. Description derived from published bibliography. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S134 Available also through the Library of ... more

Marion District, South Carolina /

Marion District, South Carolina /

Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S147 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. "Approved, Chas. R. Suter, 1... more

Barnwell District, South Carolina /

Barnwell District, South Carolina /

Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) S130. Description derived from published biibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. "Approved, Chas. R. Suter, ... more

Colleton District, South Carolina /

Colleton District, South Carolina /

Relief shown by hachures. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War Maps, 1898. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S136 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress... more

Abbeville District, South Carolina /

Abbeville District, South Carolina /

Scale from Stephenson's Civil War Maps, 1989. "Approved, Chas. R. Suter, 1st Lt., U.S. Engrs., Chf. Engr., D. S." Pen and ink tracing of a map in Robert Mills' Atlas of the State of South Carolina . . . Baltim... more

Greenville District, South Carolina /

Greenville District, South Carolina /

Relief shown by hachures. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War Maps, 1989. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S141 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress... more

Kershaw District, South Carolina /

Kershaw District, South Carolina /

LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S143 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. "Approved, Chas. R. Suter, Lt. & Chf. Engr., D. S." Pe... more

[Chesterfield District, South Carolina /

[Chesterfield District, South Carolina /

Relief shown by hachures. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War Maps, 1989. Description derived from published bibliography. Pen and ink tracing of a map in Robert Mills's Atlas of the State of Sou... more

Sumter District, South Carolina /

Sumter District, South Carolina /

Relief shown by hachures. Scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. "Approved, C. R. Suter, 1st Lt., U.S. Engrs., Chf. Engr., D. S." Pen and ink tracing of a map in Robert Mills's Atlas of the State of Sout... more

York District, South Carolina /

York District, South Carolina /

Relief shown by hachures. Scale from Stephenson's Civil War Maps, 1989. "Approved, Chas. R. Suter, 1st Lt., U.S. Engrs., Chf. Engr., D. S." Pen and ink tracing of a map in Robert Mills's Atlas of the State of S... more

Charleston District, South Carolina /

Charleston District, South Carolina /

Relief shown by hachures. Scale from Stephenson's Civil War Maps, 1989. Description derived from published bibliography. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) S132. Available also through the Library of Congress web site... more

Union District, South Carolina /

Union District, South Carolina /

Relief shown by hachures. Scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. "Approved, Chas. R. Suter, 1st Lt., U.S. Engrs., Chf. Engr., D. S." Pen and ink tracing of a map in Robert Mills's Atlas of the State of S... more

Williamsburgh District, South Carolina : /

Williamsburgh District, South Carolina : /

Relief shown by hachures. Scale from Stephenson's Civil War Maps, 1989. "Approved, Chas. R. Suter, 1st Lt., U.S. Engrs., Chf. Engr. D.S." Pen and ink tracing of map in Robert Mills's Atlas of the State of Carol... more

Darlington District, South Carolina : improved for Mills' Atlas, 1820 ; enga by H. S. Tanner & assistants.

Darlington District, South Carolina : improved for Mills' Atlas, 1820 ...

Relief shown by hachures. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War Maps, 1989. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) S137. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress... more

Ed gefield [sic] District, South Carolina /

Ed gefield [sic] District, South Carolina /

LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S138 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. "Approved, C. R. Suter, 1st Lt., U.S. Engrs., Chf. Eng... more

Fairfield District[t], South Carolina /

Fairfield District[t], South Carolina /

Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War Maps, 1989. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S139 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.... more

Beaufort District, South Carolina /

Beaufort District, South Carolina /

Scale from Stephenson's Civil War Maps, 1989. "Approved, Chas. R. Suter, 1st Lt., U.S. Engrs., Chf. Engr., D.S." Pen and ink tracing of map in Robert Mills's Atlas of the State of South Carolina. LC imperfect: ... more

Horry District, South Carolina /

Horry District, South Carolina /

LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S142 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. "Approved, C. R. Suter, 1st Lt. & Chf. Engr., D. S." P... more

The guitar / D.G. Johnson, sc.

The guitar / D.G. Johnson, sc.

Print shows a woman playing guitar as a man flirts with her. Title from item. In album: [Album of ephemera and Civil War era photographs; photos and album compiled by Larkin Goldsmith Mead], page 2. Library of... more

Charleston, South Carolina.
Residence and tomb of Washington, Mount Vernon, on the Potomac / W.H. Brooke, F.S.A. ; A.L. Dick.

Residence and tomb of Washington, Mount Vernon, on the Potomac / W.H. ...

Title from item. In album: [Album of ephemera and Civil War era photographs; photos and album compiled by Larkin Goldsmith Mead], p. 128. Library of Congress copy is trimmed. Accession box no. DLC/PP-1975:071

Map of the location of part of the North-Western Turnpike Road /

Map of the location of part of the North-Western Turnpike Road /

Shows road from Winchester westward to the Cheat River in Preston County, West Virginia. Relief shown by hachures. "This copy made by Fr. Koch, Richmond, Va. Jan. 27th 1862." Pen-and-ink, pencil and watercolor ... more

Alfred Beckley's Private Memorandum Book, 1856-1865, including "Statements of Agency for the Mssrs Francis and John A Granger"

Alfred Beckley's Private Memorandum Book, 1856-1865, including "Statem...

The son of John Beckley, the first clerk of the House of Representatives under George Washington, Alfred Beckley is widely recognized as the founder of Raleigh County. The man for whom the county seat of Beckle... more

Alfred Beckley's Private Memorandum Book, 1856-1865, including "Statements of Agency for the Mssrs Francis and John A Granger"

Alfred Beckley's Private Memorandum Book, 1856-1865, including "Statem...

The son of John Beckley, the first clerk of the House of Representatives under George Washington, Alfred Beckley is widely recognized as the founder of Raleigh County. The man for whom the county seat of Beckle... more

Alfred Beckley's Private Memorandum Book, 1856-1865, including "Statements of Agency for the Mssrs Francis and John A Granger"

Alfred Beckley's Private Memorandum Book, 1856-1865, including "Statem...

The son of John Beckley, the first clerk of the House of Representatives under George Washington, Alfred Beckley is widely recognized as the founder of Raleigh County. The man for whom the county seat of Beckle... more

New Salem, home of Abraham Lincoln 1831 to 1837.

New Salem, home of Abraham Lincoln 1831 to 1837.

Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye-view. "Adopted as authentic by Old Salem Chautauqua Association, 1909." LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 176 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as... more

Alfred Beckley's Private Memorandum Book, 1856-1865, including "Statements of Agency for the Mssrs Francis and John A Granger"

Alfred Beckley's Private Memorandum Book, 1856-1865, including "Statem...

The son of John Beckley, the first clerk of the House of Representatives under George Washington, Alfred Beckley is widely recognized as the founder of Raleigh County. The man for whom the county seat of Beckle... more

Henry Russell / R. Street pinxt. ; R. Street lith.

Henry Russell / R. Street pinxt. ; R. Street lith.

Print shows Henry Russell, half-length portrait, facing slightly right, with right hand resting on piano keyboard, open sheet music in the foreground and a shipwreck on storm tossed waves in the background. Inc... more

Crimson fronted Purple Finch / Drawn from nature by J.J. Audubon, F.R.S.F.L.

Crimson fronted Purple Finch / Drawn from nature by J.J. Audubon, F.R....

Print shows bird on flowering pea vine surrounded by border of vines, birds, a woman, and a bird's nest. Title from item. In album: [Album of ephemera and Civil War era photographs; photos and album compiled by... more

Pardon of John Connor for desertion
A.L.S. to Major General Hooker
Walking dresses for January 1843 Engraved for the Lady's World.

Walking dresses for January 1843 Engraved for the Lady's World.

Print from Lady's World magazine shows two women dressed in clothing for the outdoors. Title from item. In album: [Album of ephemera and Civil War era photographs; photos and album compiled by Larkin Goldsmith ... more

Artist group - Mathew Brady seated on left

Artist group - Mathew Brady seated on left

Photograph shows group portrait of artists who participated in the art exhibition at the Metropolitan Fair in New York City, 1864, held to support the United States Sanitary Commission, "for the relief of the s... more

[Unidentified cadet in Virginia Military Institute uniform]

[Unidentified cadet in Virginia Military Institute uniform]

Title devised by Library staff. Case: Rinhart, no. 138 (reverse image). Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127). More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.lilj ... more

Abraham Lincoln's Patent Drawing for Improved Manner of Buoying Vessels
Houses of Parliament / Pearson sc.

Houses of Parliament / Pearson sc.

Print shows Palace of Westminster, meeting place of the House of Commons and the House of Lords, on the banks of the Thames River. Title from item. In album: [Album of ephemera and Civil War era photographs; ph... more

[Battle scene surrounded by portraits of American presidents]

[Battle scene surrounded by portraits of American presidents]

Print shows miniature portraits of John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, James Monroe, John Quincy Adams, Andrew Jackson, Martin Van Buren, William Henry Harrison, John Tyler, James K. Polk, Zachary Tayl... more

Unidentified soldier in New York Infantry uniform with shako hat

Unidentified soldier in New York Infantry uniform with shako hat

Title devised by Library staff. Case: Berg, no. 3-160. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2016; (DLC/PP-2016:144) More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.lilj Forms part of: Lil... more

[Lieutenant Colonel Karl Friedrich Heinrich von Trebra, Union officer in the 32nd Indiana Regiment, half-length portrait, facing front] / Abtheilung für Portraits, Wilhelm Grundner.

[Lieutenant Colonel Karl Friedrich Heinrich von Trebra, Union officer ...

Title devised by Library staff. Sitter identified by Michael Peake. Date based on Trebra's emigration from Germany in 1854 and death in 1863. Subject is wearing a German military uniform. In: Adolph Metzner pho... more

[Minister wearing spectacles]

[Minister wearing spectacles]

Case: variant of Rinhart 114. Sitter's eyeglasses are gilt. Hidden witness : African-American images from the birth of photography to the Civil War / Jackie Napoleon Wilson. New York : St. Martin's Press, 1999.... more

Gen. Grant's cabin at Fairmount Park.
The nearest way in summer time

The nearest way in summer time

Print after 1854 painting by Thomas Creswick shows a horse-drawn cart carrying logs and fording a creek. Title from item. In album: [Album of ephemera and Civil War era photographs; photos and album compiled by... more

Lives of the presidents of the United States. By Robert W. Lincoln

Lives of the presidents of the United States. By Robert W. Lincoln

Print shows trimmed frontispiece to one of the G.H. Salisbury edition's of Lives of the presidents of the United States ... / By Robert W. Lincoln with portrait of George Washington in front of soldiers. Title ... more

Henrico County, Virginia /

Henrico County, Virginia /

Relief shown by hachures. Title and statement of responsibility in manuscript above bar scale. Annotated in ink: Smith's map of Henrico County, Virginia, from actual surveys by James Keily, Richmond, Robert P. ... more

[Portrait of seated man holding the Charleston Zeitung, possibly the owner of the newspaper company, Franz Melchers]

[Portrait of seated man holding the Charleston Zeitung, possibly the o...

Title devised by Library staff. Purchase; Dennis A. Waters; 2014; (DLC/PP-2014:147). Forms part of: Daguerreotype Collection (Library of Congress). Vender : Dennis A. Waters.

[Abraham Lincoln while campaigning for the U.S. Senate, taken in Chicago, Illinois

[Abraham Lincoln while campaigning for the U.S. Senate, taken in Chica...

Title devised by Library staff. Original photograph: The original daguerreotype is at the Chicago Historical Society. Ostendorf, no. 6 Meserve, no. 3 Published in: Lincoln's photographs: a complete album / by L... more

Hon. Wm. Irvine of N.Y

Hon. Wm. Irvine of N.Y

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. B. Broome Co, N.Y. 1820, d. San Francisco, Cal. 1882; practiced law, Corning, N.Y. 1849; M.C. 1859-61; served Civil War; Lieut. Col. 10th Reg. Cav. N.Y. Vo... more

Gen. U.S. Grant
Gen. U.S. Grant
Hon. John Bell of Tenn

Hon. John Bell of Tenn

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Original negative in National Archives Record Group 111: Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer, 1860-1985, Series: Mathew Brady Photographs of C... more

Gen. John Gordon, C.S.A.
Gen. U.S. Grant
[Hon. Andrew Johnson, half-length portrait, facing left]

[Hon. Andrew Johnson, half-length portrait, facing left]

Brady-Handy Collection (Library of Congress). Print reversed from original(?) LC-BH82-4437.

Hon. Abram Wakeman

Hon. Abram Wakeman

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. M.C. N.Y.; at the outbreak of Civil War raised the 81st Pa. Vols. Credit line: Brady-Handy photograph collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photograph... more

John C. Fremont

John C. Fremont

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Explorer. Corresponding print in LOT 4192. Credit line: Brady-Handy photograph collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Purchase; ... more

George H. Boker

George H. Boker

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Annotation from negative, scratched into emulsion: George H. Boker. Author. During Civil war wrote many patriotic lyrics collected in volume called Poems of... more

Mrs. U.S. Grant
Paris, New York & Philadelphia fashions for spring & summer 1855, published & sold by F. Mahan, No. 186 Chesnut Street, Philadelphia / P.S. Duval & Co's Steam lith. Press, Philada.

Paris, New York & Philadelphia fashions for spring & summer 1855, publ...

Print shows in two horizontal panels, at top, men, a woman, and two children standing in a large drawing room, and at bottom, men, a woman, and two children standing outdoors on a street at seaside. At bottom c... more