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Case (Inrō) with Design of a Stylized Archaic Character in Relief
Inkstone in the Shape of the Chinese Character "Wind" (Feng)

Inkstone in the Shape of the Chinese Character "Wind" (Feng)

Accession Number: 1994.451 Song dynasty (960–1279)

Circular Dish with Dragon, Trigrams, and the Character for Longevity (Shou)
Case (Inrō) with Design of a Stylized Archaic Character in Relief
Dish with character for longevity (shou), Ming dynasty
宋    風字硯|Inkstone in the Shape of the Chinese Character "Wind" (Feng)
Pillow with Character Reading Zhen (Pillow)
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.

Sutra Cover with the Chinese Character Shou (Longevity)
Ceramic Character Head, South America
Sutra Cover with Pattern of  Decorated Lattice Containing the Character 'Shou' (longevity)
Sutra Cover with Seeded Fruit and the Character for Longevity (Shou)
Sutra Cover with Pattern of Lingzhi Fungus topped by the Chinese Character Shou (longevity);
Sutra Cover with Seeded Fruit and the Character for Longevity (Shou)
Circular Dish with Dragon, Trigrams, and the Character for Longevity (Shou)
明嘉靖 剔紅壽字紋八角漆盤|Dish with character for longevity (shou)
明嘉靖    景德鎮窯青花雙龍趕壽罐|Jar with dragon and stylized character for longevity (shou)
Dish with the character for longevity (shou)

Dish with the character for longevity (shou)

The character for longevity (shou) is a persistent theme in Chinese art. Whether used as a primary motif, as here, or a secondary design, it always illustrates a wish for the blessing of a long life. Ming dynas... More

Bottle with Pine and Character for Longevity (Shou)
明嘉靖 剔彩壽字紋漆盤|Dish with the character for longevity (shou)
Pot with Pine and Character for Longevity (Shou)
Thousand Character Classic, scroll painting, Ming dynasty

Thousand Character Classic, scroll painting, Ming dynasty

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

明   詹景鳳   草書千字文   卷|Thousand Character Classic
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)

Snuff Bottle with the Chinese Character of Longevity
Snuff Bottle with the Chinese Character of Longevity
Wine Bottle with Chinese Character Reading Treasure (Japanese, takara)
Textile with the Character for Longevity (Shou)
Bag with Character for Longevity (Shou), Qing Dynasty
Bag with Character for Longevity (Shou), Qing Dynasty
Mr. Middleton of the Theatre Royal, Covent Garden, in the Character of Romeo
Panel with the Chinese Character for Longevity (Shou)
Thousand Character Classic (Senjimon), hanging scroll, Japanese art

Thousand Character Classic (Senjimon), hanging scroll, Japanese art

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

Case (Inrō) with Design of Chinese-Style Landscape with Floral Band and Stylized Character
Ishizara Plate with Kitchenware and Character for Sake
Bottle with Character Design
Wine Bottle with Chinese Character Reading Treasure (Japanese, takara)
Pot with Pine and Character for Longevity (Shou)
染錦壽字吉祥文独楽形鉢|Dish with Character for “Longevity” (Kotobuki) and “Assorted Treasures” Motif
Bottle with Pine and Character for Longevity (Shou)
Dish with Character for “Longevity” (Kotobuki) and “Assorted Treasures” Motif
Jar with Dragon and Character for Longevity (Shou)
Dish with Carved Decoration of Character for Longevity (Shou)
Thousand Character Classic, hanging scroll, Japanese art
Mr. Garrick in the Character of Richard III
Don Jumpedo in the character of Harlequin jumping down his own throat / T. F., British Cartoon Print

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)

Johann Gottfried Haid - Mr. Foote in the Character of Major Sturgeon, in the Mayor of Garratt

Johann Gottfried Haid - Mr. Foote in the Character of Major Sturgeon, ...

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

酒字台所用品文瀬戸石皿|Ishizara Plate with Kitchenware and Character for Sake
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.

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

Jefferies, in the character of Atropos, cutting the thread of English Liberty, British Cartoon Print

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

Mr. Macklin in the Character of Shylock, in Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice
Cupid, in the Character of a Link Boy

Cupid, in the Character of a Link Boy

John Dean (British, 1754–1798 London)

Cupid, in the Character of a Link Boy
George Frederick Cooke in the Character of Iago (Shakespeare's Othello)
John Henderson, in the Character of Iago (Shakespeare's Othello)
John Henderson, in the Character of Iago (Shakespeare's Othello)
John Jones - Mr. Henderson in the Character of Macbeth
Hunchback in the character of Richard, British Cartoon Print

Hunchback in the character of Richard, British Cartoon Print

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

J. Philip Reibelt, May 4, 1799, Testimony of Character, in French
J. Philip Reibelt, May 14, 1799, Testimony of Character, in French
J. Philip Reibelt, April 29, 1799, Testimony of Character, in French
J. Philip Reibelt, May 2, 1799, Testimony of Character, in French
J. Philip Reibelt, February 22, 1799, Testimony of Character, in French
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

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.

Chinese Comic Character: Official
Snuff bottle with the character of longevity (shou)
Girdle Set with Bats and the Character for Longevity (Shou)
Snuff bottle with the character of longevity (shou)
Case (Inrō) with Design of Chinese-Style Landscape with Floral Band and Stylized Character
Girdle Set with Bats and the Character for Longevity (Shou)
Queen Ann and Caroline County Citizens to Thomas Jefferson, July 30, 1802, O'Harnett's Good Character
Mr. Braham in the character of Orlando / Drawn, etchd. & pubd. by Dighton., British Cartoon Print

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 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

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

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.

Proofs of the corruption of Gen. James Wilkinson and of his connection with Aaron Burr : with a full refutation of his slanderous allegations in relation to the character of the principal witness against him
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

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)

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 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 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

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

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 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

Masquerade. Tom and Bob, keeping it up in real character
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