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Pillow with Character Reading Zhen (Pillow)

Pillow with Character Reading Zhen (Pillow)

Jin (1115–1234)–Yuan (1271–1368) dynasty

Caracter (Character) from BL Royal 6 E VI, f. 217v

Caracter (Character) from BL Royal 6 E VI, f. 217v

Detail of a historiated initial 'S'(ciendum) of a bishop baptizing an adult and touching him with a gold disc. Image taken from f. 217v of Omne Bonum (Absolucio-Circumcisio). Written in Latin.

Thousand Character Classic

Thousand Character Classic

Zhan Jingfeng (Chinese, 1520–1602) Ming dynasty (1368–1644)

Thousand Character Classic (Senjimon)

Thousand Character Classic (Senjimon)

Ike Taiga (Japanese, 1723–1776) Edo period (1615–1868)

Dish with Carved Decoration of Character for Longevity (Shou)

Dish with Carved Decoration of Character for Longevity (Shou)

Qing dynasty (1644–1911), Yongzheng period (1723–35)

Don Jumpedo in the character of Harlequin jumping down his own throat / T. F.

Don Jumpedo in the character of Harlequin jumping down his own throat ...

"An engraving, showing Harlequin, the lower half of his body placed within a sort of pedestal, gradually disappearing down his own throat, his mask appearing above; his legs and much of his body and head are go... more

Mr. Garrick in the Character of King Lear (Shakespeare, King Lear, Act 3, Scene 1)

Mr. Garrick in the Character of King Lear (Shakespeare, King Lear, Act...

James McArdell (Irish, Dublin 1729–1765 London)

Mr. Foote in the Character of Major Sturgeon, in the Mayor of Garratt

Mr. Foote in the Character of Major Sturgeon, in the Mayor of Garratt

Johann Gottfried Haid (German, Augsburg 1714–1776 Vienna)

New York, January 20, 1769. As Mr. Jauncey has endeavoured to exculpate himself from the charge brought against him in my advertisement, and has in his evasive vindication, aim'd at black'ning my character, by representing me, in conjunction wit

New York, January 20, 1769. As Mr. Jauncey has endeavoured to exculpat...

Imprint 2.; Jauncey, James.; On verso: S; Jan. 20, 1769. 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; Po... more

The times - taken from an original character which appear'd at the masquerade at Lincoln, Decr. the 21st 1769

The times - taken from an original character which appear'd at the mas...

Print shows the figure of a man draped with ribbons labeled with the issues of the times.

Jefferies, in the character of Atropos, cutting the thread of English Liberty

Jefferies, in the character of Atropos, cutting the thread of English ...

Print shows King John seated at a small table outside his tent, signing Magna Carta, behind him stand by two bishops. Four men are pulling a rope, the "thread of English Liberty", which is attached to King John... more

The character and death of the late Rev. George Whitefield ... [Portsmouth] Printed and sold by D. and R. Fowle [1770].

The character and death of the late Rev. George Whitefield ... [Portsm...

Not in Evans.; Imprint 3.; Whitefield, George. 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 87,... more

Cupid, in the Character of a Link Boy

Cupid, in the Character of a Link Boy

John Dean (British, 1754–1798 London)

Hunchback in the character of Richard

Hunchback in the character of Richard

Print shows an actor portraying Richard III in a tent on a stage, appearing through trap doors in the stage are a king, queen, prince regent, and another prince, all crying "Murder." Title from item. Caption: L... more

To the public. Fellow-Citizens, Some persons actuated by malevolence towards me have taken considerable pains to injure my reputation in the eyes of the public. There is no part of either my character or conduct, which I wish to remain secret. T

To the public. Fellow-Citizens, Some persons actuated by malevolence t...

Imprint 2. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 21, Folder 26.

Please observe!! Recommended to the attention of M[blank] by a member of the anti- poking-your-nose-into-other-people's-business-society. Wanted immediately! a person of fair character, (age or sex immaterial,) at a salary of $500 per ann

Please observe!! Recommended to the attention of M[blank] by a member ...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 5 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 23, Folder 11. Copy scanned: 3

Mr. Braham in the character of Orlando / Drawn, etchd. & pubd. by Dighton.

Mr. Braham in the character of Orlando / Drawn, etchd. & pubd. by Digh...

"Braham, in fantastically elaborate dress as an Italian price, steps to the left, his head in profile, singing, right hand on breast ..." (Source: George) This record contains unverified data from George. Catal... more

portrait from "[The Works of Robert Burns; with an account of his life, and a criticism on his writings. To which are prefixed, some observations on the character and condition of the Scottish peasantry. [By James Currie.]]"

portrait from "[The Works of Robert Burns; with an account of his life...

This image has been taken from scan 000010 from volume 01 of "[The Works of Robert Burns; with an account of his life, and a criticism on his writings. To which are prefixed, some observations on the character ... more

Jacob and Williams, September 28, 1804, Extract on Ray's Character, Dated October 6th
heraldry from "The Life and Pontificate of Leo the Tenth. (Dissertation on the character of Lucrezia Borgia.-F. Arsilli de Poetis Urbanis ad P. Jovium libellus.)"

heraldry from "The Life and Pontificate of Leo the Tenth. (Dissertatio...

This image has been taken from scan 000011 from volume 04 of "The Life and Pontificate of Leo the Tenth. (Dissertation on the character of Lucrezia Borgia.-F. Arsilli de Poetis Urbanis ad P. Jovium libellus.)".... more

portrait from "A Voyage to Cochin China, in the years 1792, and 1793: containing a general view of the productions, and political importance of this kingdom; and also of such European settlements as were visited on the voyage, with sketches of the manners, character, and condition of their inhabitants. To which is annexed an account of a journey, made in the years 1801 and 1802, to the residence of the chief of the Booshuana nation ... from a manuscript journal [by - Truter] with a chart of the route, etc"

portrait from "A Voyage to Cochin China, in the years 1792, and 1793: ...

This image has been taken from scan 000434 from "A Voyage to Cochin China, in the years 1792, and 1793: containing a general view of the productions, and political importance of this kingdom; and also of such E... more

map from "A Voyage to Cochin China, in the years 1792, and 1793: containing a general view of the productions, and political importance of this kingdom; and also of such European settlements as were visited on the voyage, with sketches of the manners, character, and condition of their inhabitants. To which is annexed an account of a journey, made in the years 1801 and 1802, to the residence of the chief of the Booshuana nation ... from a manuscript journal [by - Truter] with a chart of the route, etc"

map from "A Voyage to Cochin China, in the years 1792, and 1793: conta...

This image has been taken from scan 000420 from "A Voyage to Cochin China, in the years 1792, and 1793: containing a general view of the productions, and political importance of this kingdom; and also of such E... more

map from "A Voyage to Cochin China, in the years 1792, and 1793: containing a general view of the productions, and political importance of this kingdom; and also of such European settlements as were visited on the voyage, with sketches of the manners, character, and condition of their inhabitants. To which is annexed an account of a journey, made in the years 1801 and 1802, to the residence of the chief of the Booshuana nation ... from a manuscript journal [by - Truter] with a chart of the route, etc"

map from "A Voyage to Cochin China, in the years 1792, and 1793: conta...

This image has been taken from scan 000172 from "A Voyage to Cochin China, in the years 1792, and 1793: containing a general view of the productions, and political importance of this kingdom; and also of such E... more

flora from "A Voyage to Cochin China, in the years 1792, and 1793: containing a general view of the productions, and political importance of this kingdom; and also of such European settlements as were visited on the voyage, with sketches of the manners, character, and condition of their inhabitants. To which is annexed an account of a journey, made in the years 1801 and 1802, to the residence of the chief of the Booshuana nation ... from a manuscript journal [by - Truter] with a chart of the route, etc"

flora from "A Voyage to Cochin China, in the years 1792, and 1793: con...

This image has been taken from scan 000233 from "A Voyage to Cochin China, in the years 1792, and 1793: containing a general view of the productions, and political importance of this kingdom; and also of such E... more

sow from "Excentric excursions; or, literary and pictorial sketches of countenance, character and country in different parts of England and South Wales ... Embellished with ... prints [by J. Cruikshank]"

sow from "Excentric excursions; or, literary and pictorial sketches of...

This image has been taken from scan 000333 from "Excentric excursions; or, literary and pictorial sketches of countenance, character and country in different parts of England and South Wales ... Embellished wit... more

Thomas Jefferson, March 13, 1808, Rembrandt Peale Character Reference for Foreign Travel

Thomas Jefferson, March 13, 1808, Rembrandt Peale Character Reference ...

Rembrandt Peale Character Reference for Foreign Travel

A complete vindication of Mr. Ross's character in answer to the vile calumnies published against him ... [1808].

A complete vindication of Mr. Ross's character in answer to the vile c...

Ross, James.; Imprint 2. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 151, Folder 9.

Theatre, the publick is respectfully informed that Mr. Cooper is engaged for a few nights, and will make his first appearance, on Wednesday evening, in the character of Damon, in the tragedy of Damon and Pythias. On Wednesday evening, May 28, wi

Theatre, the publick is respectfully informed that Mr. Cooper is engag...

1049 B 11 0 26 42.; Rec. R. B. 10-30-42.; On verso: 1049 B11 0 26 42. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera C... more

People from "Letters written in a Mahratta Camp during the year 1809, descriptive of the character, manners, domestic habits, and religious ceremonies, of the Mahrattas. With ten coloured engravings, from drawings by a native artist"

People from "Letters written in a Mahratta Camp during the year 1809, ...

This image has been taken from scan 000160 from "Letters written in a Mahratta Camp during the year 1809, descriptive of the character, manners, domestic habits, and religious ceremonies, of the Mahrattas. With... more

The battle of Plattsburg. Tune… Banks of the Dee. Together with the Siege of Plattsburg, sung in the character of a black sailor-- Tune, --"Boyn-Tater." Boston. Printed and sold by Nathaniel Coverly No. 16 Milk Street [1814]

The battle of Plattsburg. Tune… Banks of the Dee. Together with the Si...

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 50, Folder 14.

Mr. Kean in the Character of Richard the Third

Mr. Kean in the Character of Richard the Third

George Cruikshank (British, London 1792–1878 London)

Mr. Kean in the Character of Macbeth

Mr. Kean in the Character of Macbeth

Henry Meyer (British, London 1782/83–1847 London)

map from "A Geographical Description of the State of Louisiana ... with an account ... of the character and manners of the inhabitants, etc"

map from "A Geographical Description of the State of Louisiana ... wit...

This image has been taken from scan 000014 from "A Geographical Description of the State of Louisiana ... with an account ... of the character and manners of the inhabitants, etc". The title and subject terms o... more

map from "Memoirs of the Ionian Islands ... including the life and character of Ali Pacha the present Ruler of Greece ... Translated from the Original inedited MS. by W. Walton"

map from "Memoirs of the Ionian Islands ... including the life and cha...

This image has been taken from scan 000010 from "Memoirs of the Ionian Islands ... including the life and character of Ali Pacha the present Ruler of Greece ... Translated from the Original inedited MS. by W. W... more

map from "[A Geographical Description of the State of Louisiana ... with an account ... of the character and manners of the inhabitants, etc.]"

map from "[A Geographical Description of the State of Louisiana ... wi...

This image has been taken from scan 000028 from "[A Geographical Description of the State of Louisiana ... with an account ... of the character and manners of the inhabitants, etc.]". The title and subject term... more

map from "[A Geographical Description of the State of Louisiana ... with an account ... of the character and manners of the inhabitants, etc.]"

map from "[A Geographical Description of the State of Louisiana ... wi...

This image has been taken from scan 000014 from "[A Geographical Description of the State of Louisiana ... with an account ... of the character and manners of the inhabitants, etc.]". The title and subject term... more

To Wm. T. Barry. Esq. No. II. Sir-- Few men in the state of your age and standing have exhibited so little stability of character and so complete a devotion to schemes of self- aggrandizement as you have. From your profession to-day, it is impos

To Wm. T. Barry. Esq. No. II. Sir-- Few men in the state of your age a...

Campaign.; Imprint 2. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 21, Folder 39.

map from "[A Geographical Description of the State of Louisiana ... with an account ... of the character and manners of the inhabitants, etc.]"

map from "[A Geographical Description of the State of Louisiana ... wi...

This image has been taken from scan 000333 from "[A Geographical Description of the State of Louisiana ... with an account ... of the character and manners of the inhabitants, etc.]". The title and subject term... more

Town representatives. The present election presents a crisis at which it is important that every representative should be faithful to the character and wishes of the people. The citizens of New-Haven are decidedly opposed by a great majority, to

Town representatives. The present election presents a crisis at which ...

Political campaign 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 12, Folder 54.

To the editor of the National Journal. Sir: In your journal of the 7th February, you say "Mr. Whipple asked if it was to be allowed that the private character of members was to be referred to on this floor." ... Thos. Whipple. Thursday February

To the editor of the National Journal. Sir: In your journal of the 7th...

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 193, Folder 2.

To the public. A controversy of an unfriendly character having occurred between John Rowan, Jr. (of this city) and myself, I feel it due the circumstances and the parties involved, to make public their relative conduct ... James Pope. [Louisvill

To the public. A controversy of an unfriendly character having occurre...

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 22, Folder 8.

Portraits of Hannibal and Cyprian, with vignettes illustrating African character and wrongs

Portraits of Hannibal and Cyprian, with vignettes illustrating African...

An abolitionist print, asserting the nobility of the African peoples and deploring their inhumane treatment under the slave trade. There are two vignettes: "Treatment of the Africans" (top) showing African nati... more

Outrage. Fellow Citizens, An abolitionist, of the most revolting character is among you, exciting the feelings of the North against the South. A seditious lecture is to be delivered this evening, at 7 o'clock, at the Presbyterian church in Canno

Outrage. Fellow Citizens, An abolitionist, of the most revolting chara...

On verso: 2-94-220.41; 22806216. 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 118, Folder 30.

To the public. That regard which every virtuous member of society feels for his character, and a desire to exculpate myself from the false and monstrous charge which the basest malice has brought against me, are my motives for making this appeal

To the public. That regard which every virtuous member of society feel...

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 196, Folder 25a.

James G. Birney. The character and claims of a candidate for the highest office in the nation are always proper topics for public consideration and discussion ... Signed Q. [n. p. 184-].

James G. Birney. The character and claims of a candidate for the highe...

At head of title Standard - Extra.; In mss. at bottom of page by E. Quincy. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephe... more

Architecture from "The Chinese as they are: their moral, social, and literary character. A new analysis of the language; with ... views of their ... arts and sciences"

Architecture from "The Chinese as they are: their moral, social, and l...

This image has been taken from scan 000277 from "The Chinese as they are: their moral, social, and literary character. A new analysis of the language; with ... views of their ... arts and sciences". The title a... more

Military from "The Chinese as they are: their moral, social, and literary character. A new analysis of the language; with ... views of their ... arts and sciences"

Military from "The Chinese as they are: their moral, social, and liter...

This image has been taken from scan 000153 from "The Chinese as they are: their moral, social, and literary character. A new analysis of the language; with ... views of their ... arts and sciences". The title a... more