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[King and Queen of Sikkim and their daughter Hope Leezum watch birthday celebrations, Gangtok, Sikkim]

[King and Queen of Sikkim and their daughter Hope Leezum watch birthda...

Title devised by Library staff. Date from information for related slide: LC-KAN05-69. Slide used for the presentation: "A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikkim" by Dr. Alice S. Kandell and Hope Cooke, Library of Co... More

Pl. 6. The industrious 'Prentice out of his time and married to his master's daughter

Pl. 6. The industrious 'Prentice out of his time and married to his ma...

A wedding celebrations in Fish Street Hill with a legless ballad seller and drummers and butchers playing 'rough music' with bones and cleavers outside the house of Francis Goodchild and his bride. Courtesy of ... More

A New Years game, Harunobu Suzuki, Woodblock Print, Japan

A New Years game, Harunobu Suzuki, Woodblock Print, Japan

Print shows a woman standing at the foot of a ladder leaning against a fence, as a young man, possibly her lover, climbs down the ladder. Title devised by Library staff. Adachi modern reprint (Showa). Forms par... More

Toso

Toso

Print shows two women carrying wine and cups for a New Year's celebration.

Shōgastu kamuro manzai, Katsushika Hokusai

Shōgastu kamuro manzai, Katsushika Hokusai

Print shows a young couple dancing, one playing a small hand-held drum (tsuzumi), during the Yoshiwara Niwaka festival. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specia... More

Vue brillante de l'aniversaire du 14 juillet 1801

Vue brillante de l'aniversaire du 14 juillet 1801

Print shows a crowd viewing fireworks at a Bastille Day celebration in Paris, France. A balloon appears in the upper right corner. Title from item. "du 25 Messidor de l'Ang. Feu d'arlifice tiré á l'etoile des ... More

Vue de la salle de Walse construite au carré de la laiterie (soixante pieds de diametre) ; Vue du temple de la paix dans le grand carré des Champs Elisées

Vue de la salle de Walse construite au carré de la laiterie (soixante ...

Print shows celebrations for the anniversary of the founding of the French Republic, July 14, 1801 in two images, including a tent for dancing and a balloon ascension from which André Jacques Garnerin descends ... More

Fête de la fondation de la République, 1er Vendémiaire An 5 / Girardet inv. & del. ; Berthault sculp.

Fête de la fondation de la République, 1er Vendémiaire An 5 / Girardet...

Print shows a festival on the occasion of the founding of the Republic, with many spectators on the right watching simultaneous chariot races, horse races, and foot races; the Hôtel des Invalides dominates the ... More

Travaux du Champ de Mars pour la federation du 14 Juillet 1790 / Prieur inv. & del. ; Berthault sculp.

Travaux du Champ de Mars pour la federation du 14 Juillet 1790 / Prieu...

Print shows many people working to transform the Champ de Mars into a place suitable for the fête de la fédération, on the anniversary of the fall of the Bastille, commemorating the establishment of the constit... More

Shi yanagi ni mayudama no hoshiizuru zu

Shi yanagi ni mayudama no hoshiizuru zu

Print shows a man and a woman standing next to a grave marker and a willow tree with rice cakes on the branches during the New Year celebration. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-s... More

Ryōgokubashi no nōryō, Utagawa Kunisada, Japan

Ryōgokubashi no nōryō, Utagawa Kunisada, Japan

Print shows a throng of men and women standing on or crossing the Ryōgoku Bridge during a festival or celebration. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists... More

Manzai, Katsukawa Shuntei

Manzai, Katsukawa Shuntei

Print shows two performers during a New Year celebration. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Format: Shikishi Nishikie Surimono. Forms ... More

May Day.
Grandpa's story or the witches frolick

Grandpa's story or the witches frolick

Depicting a scene from "Family Stores No. X" by Thomas Ingoldsby. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

To the Mayor, Recorder and Alderman,City of Dartmouth, England

To the Mayor, Recorder and Alderman,City of Dartmouth, England

Black and white photo of 1864 commemorative document from the mayor and alderman of New Bedford, Massachusetts, to the mayor, recorder and alderman Dartmouth, England. Courtesy of New Bedford Free Public Library

Reply to the Mayor, Alderman and Council, City of New Bedford

Reply to the Mayor, Alderman and Council, City of New Bedford

Black and white photo of 1865 commemorative document from the mayor, recorder and alderman of Dartmouth, England to the mayor, alderman and council of New Bedford, Massachusetts. Courtesy of New Bedford Free Pu... More

Halifax Nova Scotia town & shipping dressed with flags H.M. birthday 1853

Halifax Nova Scotia town & shipping dressed with flags H.M. birthday 1...

Sketch shows the waterfront of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, celebrating Queen Victoria's birthday. Flags are not visible. Wallis was a British Commissioner from the Foreign Office to the United States in 1853.... More

The Peabody Institute at the time of the address of welcome. South Danvers / photographed by W. Snell; L.H. Bradford & Co's. Litho.

The Peabody Institute at the time of the address of welcome. South Dan...

Illus. in: Proceedings at the reception and dinner in honor of George Peabody, esq. of London, by the citizens of the old town of Danvers, October 9, 1856. To which is appended an historical sketch of the Peab... More

Arch erected by the Webster Club, Main St., S. Danvers / Lith. by J. H. Bufford.

Arch erected by the Webster Club, Main St., S. Danvers / Lith. by J. H...

Print shows young women parading through a celebratory arch at the reception of George Peabody in Danvers, Mass. Illus. in: Proceedings at the reception and dinner in honor of George Peabody, esq. of London, by... More

Labor Day parade

Labor Day parade

Labor Day parade, Pleasant Street, New Bedford, MA. Courtesy of New Bedford Free Public Library

Trades parade first prize winner for display

Trades parade first prize winner for display

Trades parade first prize winner for display, Nathaniel P. Sowle, head of Doors, Sashes and Blinds Company, July 4, 1892. Workers and display outside F.A. Sowle's Steam Woodworking Factory. Courtesy of New Bedf... More

Bryllupsbilde av Otta Grønvold og Jørgen Barth med venner og familie. Bildet er tatt på trappen av huset til Hans Aimar Mow Grønvold, brudens bror.

Bryllupsbilde av Otta Grønvold og Jørgen Barth med venner og familie. ...

Bryllupsbilde av Otta Grønvold og Jørgen Barth med venner og familie. Bildet er tatt på trappen av huset til Hans Aimar Mow Grønvold, brudens bror.

[Celebration in a Chinese public house]

[Celebration in a Chinese public house]

Drawing shows a celebration in progress to pay homage to the woman seated cross-legged at right in a public house with ornate interior and showing western influences, with stove, charcoal burner, and wall clock... More

Fourth of July parade

Fourth of July parade

Group of 4 images cut from double page rotogravure spread, presumably Fourth of July parade. Images include police float, travelling maypole, women dressed in colonial costume, stars and stripes float. Courtesy... More

New Bedford Red Men's mammoth parade

New Bedford Red Men's mammoth parade

New Bedford Red Men's mammoth parade, held 7 Sept. 1908. Shows float with tepee, woman in costume and sign Hatch/& Co's/Express/Direct/to/All Parts/of the World, drawn by horse. Courtesy of New Bedford Free Pub... More

Memorial Day parade, New Bedford, MA

Memorial Day parade, New Bedford, MA

Memorial Day parade, New Bedford, MA, showing policemen who were Spanish-American War veterans: l-r John Spooner, Albert B. White, William Almond, Joseph A. Sanders, James H. Sullivan, Harry C. Ellis, Arthur Go... More

New Year's calls

New Year's calls

Photograph of a staged interior scene showing men and women celebrating the New Year. Title from item. Publisher attribution based on provenance. Gottheim collection code: GG 12. Forms part of the Larry Gotthei... More

New Years calls

New Years calls

Photograph of a staged interior scene showing men and women celebrating the New Year. Title from item. Card number: "No. 431." Publisher attribution based on provenance. Gottheim collection code: GG 11. Library... More

Thanksgiving festivities at Fort Pulaski, Georgia, Thursday, Nov. 27 / from a sketch by our special artist, W.T. Crane.

Thanksgiving festivities at Fort Pulaski, Georgia, Thursday, Nov. 27 /...

Composite of eight scenes of games and dancing. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1863 Jan. 3, p. 237.

Narodnoe gulian'e v prazdnik novyi god "Sail' Sali Nau." Prodavtsy kislago moloka

Narodnoe gulian'e v prazdnik novyi god "Sail' Sali Nau." Prodavtsy kis...

Photograph shows a woman and boy with jugs of yogurt(?). Illus. in: Turkestanskīĭ alʹbom, chastʹ ėtnograficheskai︠a︡..., 1871-1872, part 2, vol. 2, pl. 141. Title from item. "Shirbirindzhi kandin" translated fr... More

Narodnoe gulian'e v prazdnik novyi god "Sail' Sali Nau." Kukhnia na gulian'i (mantupiaz khane)

Narodnoe gulian'e v prazdnik novyi god "Sail' Sali Nau." Kukhnia na gu...

Title from item. Illus. in: Turkestanskīĭ alʹbom, chastʹ ėtnograficheskai︠a︡..., 1871-1872, part 2, vol. 2, pl. 141. "Mantupiaz khane" translated from Persian as "manti-onion stand."

Narodnoe gulian'e v prazdnik "novyi god" "Saili Sali Nau." Karuseli (aspak bazi)

Narodnoe gulian'e v prazdnik "novyi god" "Saili Sali Nau." Karuseli (a...

Photograph shows children riding a carousel at a folk festival.

Narodnoe gulian'e v prazdnik novyi god "Sail' Sali Nau." Prodavets morozhnago (rakhati dzhan furush)

Narodnoe gulian'e v prazdnik novyi god "Sail' Sali Nau." Prodavets mor...

Photograph shows boys gathered around a table on which is a type of confection that is being serving by the man in the center. Title from item. Illus. in: Turkestanskīĭ alʹbom, chastʹ ėtnograficheskai︠a︡..., 18... More

Narodnoe gulian'e v prazdnik novyi god "Sail' Sali Nau." Prodavtsy zharenoi ryby (mai [sic] piaz)

Narodnoe gulian'e v prazdnik novyi god "Sail' Sali Nau." Prodavtsy zha...

Illus. in: Turkestanskīĭ alʹbom, chastʹ ėtnograficheskai︠a︡..., 1871-1872, part 2, vol. 2, pl. 141. Title from item. "Mai [sic] piaz" translated from Persian as "fish vendor."

Tadzhikskie remeslennye obriady (arbai pir). Obiet (buakhurdi)

Tadzhikskie remeslennye obriady (arbai pir). Obiet (buakhurdi)

Photograph shows a group of musicians, dancing boys(?) and female dancers. Title from item. Illus. in: Turkestanskīĭ alʹbom, chastʹ ėtnograficheskai︠a︡..., 1871-1872, part 2, vol. 2, pl. 91. "Arbai pir" transla... More

Narodnoe gulian'e v prazdnik novyi god "Sail' Sali Nau." Prodavets sladkago plova (shirbirindzhi kandin)

Narodnoe gulian'e v prazdnik novyi god "Sail' Sali Nau." Prodavets sla...

Illus. in: Turkestanskīĭ alʹbom, chastʹ ėtnograficheskai︠a︡..., 1871-1872, part 2, vol. 2, pl. 141. Title from item. "Shirbirindzhi kandin" translated from Persian as "rice porridge."

Narodnoe gulian'e v prazdnik "novyi god" "Saili Sali Nau." Gulian'e v Samarkandie

Narodnoe gulian'e v prazdnik "novyi god" "Saili Sali Nau." Gulian'e v ...

Illus. in: Turkestanskii al'bom, chast' ėtnograficheskaia, 1871-1872, part 2, vol. 1, p. 61. Title from item.

Celebration of the abolition of slavery in the District of Columbia by the colored people, in Washington, April 19, 1866 / sketched by F. Dielman.

Celebration of the abolition of slavery in the District of Columbia by...

Large crowd of African Americans celebrating the abolition of slavery in Washington, D.C. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 10, no. 489 (1866 May 12), p. 300. Reference copy in LOT 4422-C. Exhibited: The African A... More

Celebration of the abolition of slavery in the District of Columbia by the colored people, in Washington, April 19, 1866 Henry A. Smythe, Esq. Sketched by F. Dielman

Celebration of the abolition of slavery in the District of Columbia by...

Page includes two illustrations showing African Americans celebrating the abolition of slavery in Washington, D.C. and portrait of Henry A. Smythe, newly appointed Collector of Customs of New York; also include... More

The Fourth of July in the country / drawn by Charles G. Bush.

The Fourth of July in the country / drawn by Charles G. Bush.

Black(?) man dancing and man playing fiddle, surrounded by group while bearded man speaks from platform in background. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1867 July 6, p. 420.

Preparation for the great national peace jubilee, at Boston, Mass. - the members of the mammoth oratorio chorus, numbering three thousand, rehearsing at the Boston Music Hall, May 19th / from a sketch by A. Berghaus.

Preparation for the great national peace jubilee, at Boston, Mass. - t...

Wood engraving from sketch. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1869 June 5, p. 188.

Empty hall looking in the opposite direction