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Topic: city and town life

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Mountaineers and farmers trading mules and horses on "Jockey St.," near the Court House, Campton, Wolfe County, Ky.

Mountaineers and farmers trading mules and horses on "Jockey St.," nea...

Photograph shows Sign on building: Wolfe County Office WPA Project Superintendent; sign on car: Jesus saves.

December

December

Print shows a calendar illustration for the month of December, showing pigs being slaughtered and processed, sheaves of wheat or corn readied for storage, cows and pigs gathered into the town square on the left... more

Januarius Petrus Stephani inventor

Januarius Petrus Stephani inventor

Print shows a calendar illustration for the month of January, showing men with axes and handsaws cutting and gathering wood for fuel and other uses, others transporting wood on wagons; they are working among tr... more

La lanterne magique

La lanterne magique

Print shows several women and children viewing a magic lantern, which is a large box set on a stand and manipulated by a man standing on the right. The children appear spellbound by the glow. Title from item.

[The barker at the fair]

[The barker at the fair]

Gardiner Greene Hubbard Collection. LeBlanc, no. 61.

Ale Porte del Dolo / A. Canal. f.

Ale Porte del Dolo / A. Canal. f.

Print shows a large boat entering the main canal from a small canal, with many gondolas on the canal, and large buildings in the background. Title from item. On plate in lower right corner: FF1. Constable, no. ... more

[Imaginary view of S. Giacomo di Rialto]

[Imaginary view of S. Giacomo di Rialto]

Print shows the church of San Giacomo di Rialto. Title devised by Library staff. Restrike from a scratched and reworked plate, with signature removed. Constable, no. 20 Forms part of: Gardiner Greene Hubbard co... more

Le Preston. V / A. Canal. f.

Le Preston. V / A. Canal. f.

Print shows pedestrians on the walkway of the waterfront with the canal on the right and buildings and a bridge on the left.

Al Dolo / A. Canal. f.

Al Dolo / A. Canal. f.

Print shows gondolas on a canal with pedestrians walking alongside, and buildings on both sides.

Veduta dell' arco di Costantino, e dell' anfiteatro Flavio detto il colosseo

Veduta dell' arco di Costantino, e dell' anfiteatro Flavio detto il co...

Print shows a bird's-eye view of ruins with the Arch of Constantine in the foreground and the Flavian Amphitheater or Colosseum in the background, with numbered key. Some of the men appear to be examining the r... more

Veduta de Campo Vaccino

Veduta de Campo Vaccino

Print shows a bird's-eye view of ruins in the foreground of the Campo Vaccino, with the arch of Septimius Severus to the left and three columns on the right. Some of the men appear to be examining the ruins. Ti... more

Veduta del tempio de Bacco

Veduta del tempio de Bacco

Print shows an exterior view of the Temple of Bacchus in Rome, Italy. Title from item. Exhibited: "From La Serenissima to the Eternal City : The Grand Tour in 18th Century Venice and Rome" at The Mitchell Galle... more

Palazzo dell' Accademia di Francia / G. Vasi.
Kennyuhsan no zu ni

Kennyuhsan no zu ni

Print of a painting in an ornate frame with feet for display on floor or other flat surface showing crowd outside vendor stalls around a large temple; most of the people are entering the temple.

This print representing part of the town and harbour of Halifax in Nova Scotia, looking down Prince Street ... Representation dúne partie de la Ville & Port de Halifax, dans la Nouvelle Ecosse, prit de bas de la ruë de Prince ... Serres pinxit ; Jas. Mason sculpsit

This print representing part of the town and harbour of Halifax in Nov...

Print shows a broad view of the town and harbor of Halifax, Nova Scotia, with meadow in the foreground, buildings of the town along the waterfront, and ships in the harbor, also two islands and a distant view o... more

Ukie on edo fukagawa sanjūsangendō no zu

Ukie on edo fukagawa sanjūsangendō no zu

Print shows a wooden building, Sanjūsangendō, a Buddhist temple housing 1001 statues of Kannon, a Buddhist goddess, with an archer kneeling at one end shooting an arrow into the bull's-eye of a target at the ot... more

A view of the market place in the city of the Havana Vue de la place du marché dans la ville de la Havane prise = Vista de la plaza del mercado en la Ciudad de la Havana / / drawn by Elias Durnford Engineer ; engraved by C. Canot and T. Morris.

A view of the market place in the city of the Havana Vue de la place d...

Print showing a large plaza with water fountain, tradesmen, venders, pedestrians, and soldiers in drill formation, also a coach and four, in the city of Havana. Title from item. Plate numbered in lower right co... more

Satsuki ame

Satsuki ame

Print shows two women walking beneath an umbrella and a young woman about to open an umbrella as it has started to rain. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print speci... more

Vuë de la place capitale a Quebeck. Prospect des haupt plazes der untern Stadt zu Quebec Vuë de la place capitale dans la Ville basse a Quebec / / gravé par Francois Xav. Habermann.

Vuë de la place capitale a Quebeck. Prospect des haupt plazes der unte...

Print shows street view with soldiers marching, and pedestrians in Québec; an idealized view depicting Québec as a typical European city.

Ukie fukagawa eitai suzumi no zu

Ukie fukagawa eitai suzumi no zu

Print shows many boats, large and small, in the waterways at Fukagawa-shi, Japan.

Nakazu no kei

Nakazu no kei

Print shows pedestrians crossing a bridge spanning a river crowded with boats.

Ukie wakoku no keiseki shin-yoshiwara nakanochō no zu

Ukie wakoku no keiseki shin-yoshiwara nakanochō no zu

Print shows many people on the Nakanocho Boulevard at night near the gate to the Shin-Yoshiwara pleasure district of Tokyo, possibly during the lantern festival, with teahouses and shops lining the street. Titl... more

Ukie wakoku no keiseki shin-yoshiwara nakanochō no zu

Ukie wakoku no keiseki shin-yoshiwara nakanochō no zu

Print shows many people on the Nakanocho Boulevard at night near the gate to the Shin-Yoshiwara pleasure district of Tokyo, possibly during the lantern festival, with teahouses and shops lining the street.

Shinpan ukie shiba shinmeigū no zu

Shinpan ukie shiba shinmeigū no zu

Print shows people entering the Shiba Shinmei Shrine and on the streets and in shops around the shrine.

[Interior view of the Temple of Neptune, Paestum, plate 13]

[Interior view of the Temple of Neptune, Paestum, plate 13]

Print shows several men, a cow, and a dog barking at a donkey transporting two barrels, among the columns of the Temple of Neptune in Campania (Paestum), Italy, with lettered key identifying elements of the str... more

An high wind in St. Paul's Church yard

An high wind in St. Paul's Church yard

Print shows a street scene outside a print shop on a windy day as pedestrians struggle against the force of the wind. Handwritten title from item. Alternate title from: Catalogue of prints and drawings in the B... more

The encampment in the museum garden MDCCLXXX / N' P. Sandby f.

The encampment in the museum garden MDCCLXXX / N' P. Sandby f.

Print showing men, women, and children on the lawn in the museum garden, building on the left, and the tents of a military encampment, on the right. Title from item.

The encampment in St. James's Park MDCCLXXX

The encampment in St. James's Park MDCCLXXX

Print shows soldiers relaxing in tents and talking on horseback, with women and children and dogs in the foreground, and a view of Westminster Abbey in the background. Title from item.

Ukie Kinryūzan ichi no zu

Ukie Kinryūzan ichi no zu

Print shows a large throng of people at the open-air marketplace at Kinryūzan.

Ukie kinryūzan ichi no zu

Ukie kinryūzan ichi no zu

Print shows a large throng of people at the open-air marketplace at Kinryūzan. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: horizontal Oban... more

Ukie Edo nihonbashi odawarachō sakana ichi no su

Ukie Edo nihonbashi odawarachō sakana ichi no su

Print shows a perspective view of a marketplace. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: Horizontal Oban Nishikie. Forms part of: Japa... more

Hikitejaya mae  no yuki usagi

Hikitejaya mae no yuki usagi

Print shows a person walking to the left, mostly hidden by a snow-covered umbrella, a woman walking to the right, holding a tray with a snow sculpture of a bunny on it, and a woman sitting on a bench at a tea s... more

Hikitejaya mae no yuki usagi

Hikitejaya mae no yuki usagi

Print shows a person walking to the left, mostly hidden by a snow-covered umbrella, a woman walking to the right, holding a snow bunny on a tray, and a woman sitting on a bench at a tearoom.

A return from an invasion, or, Napoleon at a nonplus / JN.

A return from an invasion, or, Napoleon at a nonplus / JN.

Print shows Napoleon I coming ashore at Calais, France, defeated at every turn, without men and ships, to face the ridicule of fisherwomen, the governor, a French soldier, and an English sailor who says, "Take ... more

Nihonzutsumi

Nihonzutsumi

Print shows two porters carrying a sedan chair and a third person with an umbrella walking along embankment with city in the background. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored... more

Tableaux de Paris. Les charbonniers Marlet ; lith. de Marlet

Tableaux de Paris. Les charbonniers Marlet ; lith. de Marlet

Print shows a woman with her arms spread, standing between two men who are fighting, one being restrained by another man, in front of a small shop that may sell alcoholic drinks; there are large bags hanging on... more

Pitesti
Nihonbashi yori fuji o miru zu

Nihonbashi yori fuji o miru zu

Print shows pedestrians on a high-arched bridge over the Nihonbashi River with a view of Mount Fuji in the background. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print special... more

Borgas
Terapia
Tchiurluk
[View of the city of Charleston, South Carolina, with a large home and smaller houses, outbuildings, and perhaps a slave cabin]

[View of the city of Charleston, South Carolina, with a large home and...

Title devised by Library staff. Preliminary sketch on verso. Includes puncture holes around the edges where paper was fastened to a board. Watermark with a large fleur de lis with W. Philadelphia Print Shop Inv... more

[View of the city of Charleston, S.C., with a mansion, the Nathaniel Rusell House on Meeting Street at center, surrounded by smaller residences and First Scots Presbyterian Church at right]

[View of the city of Charleston, S.C., with a mansion, the Nathaniel R...

Title devised by Library staff. Includes puncture holes around edges where paper was fastened to a board. Preliminary perspective sketch on verso. Watermark: AMIES & Co; also a dove with olive branch on the lef... more

[Preliminary sketch for neoclassic building with "MDCCXIX" on pediment, Charleston, S.C.]

[Preliminary sketch for neoclassic building with "MDCCXIX" on pediment...

Title devised by Library staff. Preliminary sketches on verso. Watermark shows a dove holding an olive branch, representing Amies & Co. Philadelphia Print Shop Inventory, no. 101. (DLC/PP-1995:140.101). Forms p... more

View of a street in the city of Charleston, South Carolina, with a church at center

View of a street in the city of Charleston, South Carolina, with a chu...

Title devised by Library staff. Includes puncture holes along sides and bottom where paper was fastened to a board. Watermark: AMIES & Co; also a dove with olive branch on the left margin. Philadelphia Print Sh... more

Moto-yanagibashi yuki no kōkei

Moto-yanagibashi yuki no kōkei

Print shows a woman opening up a parasol while walking in the snow at night near the Motonoyanagi Bridge. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-... more

City street scene with "Brewhouse" in "Spittle Fields"

City street scene with "Brewhouse" in "Spittle Fields"

Drawing shows a horse team harnessed to a low cart or wagon at the side of a street with buildings along each side, possibly in Spitalfields. Details show lamps along the side of the street, a man leaning again... more

Panorama of the times

Panorama of the times

Print shows a man, the celebrated juggler, standing on a stage greeting the audience, sitting at his sides are two hurdy-gurdy players, one on a box labeled "Money Box" and the other on a box labeled "Quack Med... more

Verlegenheiten. No. 11, Himmel! ich bin auf den ersten Deutschen angagirt - ich auch! Nous voila bien arrangés pour faire la premiere valse Danhauser

Verlegenheiten. No. 11, Himmel! ich bin auf den ersten Deutschen angag...

Print shows two men on a city street, pressed against a wall as a carriage passes, splattering them with mud; one man is worried because he is scheduled to dance the first waltz. Title from item. Parallel text ... more

Vue de la place des boutiques / Cadolle delt. ; lithe. par Deroy.

Vue de la place des boutiques / Cadolle delt. ; lithe. par Deroy.

Print showing a view across a plaza with carriages and pedestrians at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia. Title from item.

A fourth day morning view of Friends meeting house on Cherry Street, Philadelphia drawn on stone by W.L. Breton ; Kennedy & Lucas' lith

A fourth day morning view of Friends meeting house on Cherry Street, P...

Print shows many Quakers walking along the sidewalk on Cherry Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, with the Friends' Meeting House in the background. Title from item. Caption continues: This building which is ab... more

A monday morning view of Friends meeting house and academy, Philada. forty years ago drawn on stone by W.L. Breton, Philada. 1829 ; Kennedy & Lucas' lithography

A monday morning view of Friends meeting house and academy, Philada. f...

Print shows many Quakers and others walking along the sidewalk in front of the Friends' Meeting House and Academy in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; also shows two African American children with a large pig on the ... more

Life in Philadelphia. Plate 13 / Clay fecit 1829.

Life in Philadelphia. Plate 13 / Clay fecit 1829.

Print shows an African American couple walking on the street; the woman asks the man whether he likes the waltz. Exchange; (DLC/PP-1973:253). Title from item. Caption: "How you like de waltz, Mr. Lorenzo?" "'... more

Life in Philadelphia. Plate 11 C

Life in Philadelphia. Plate 11 C

Print shows an African American woman, wearing a very large hat, in a shop trying to purchase a pair of stockings. Title from item. Plate XI. Caption: "Have you any flesh coloured silk stockings, young man?" ... more

The Colonel electioneering. How to get a vote, or going fixed for the purpose / drawn & engraved by H. Alken.

The Colonel electioneering. How to get a vote, or going fixed for the ...

Print shows a man at center, assumed to be Davy Crockett, standing on a busy commercial street, offering one man a drink and another man tobacco, while campaigning for political office. Two dogs have stopped to... more

Like master like man / E.W. Clay del.

Like master like man / E.W. Clay del.

Print shows two African American men, with their seconds, about to fight a duel with pistols at close range.

Great solar eclipse. To be seen every day at West's observatory, No. 7 Pear St. Philadelphia. NB No postponement on account of weather

Great solar eclipse. To be seen every day at West's observatory, No. 7...

Print shows an advertisement for West's Blacking Climax with five adults, a child, and a dog using smoked glass to observe West's Blacking logo eclipse the sun. The man on the left states, "What an awful eclips... more

Nihonbashi

Nihonbashi

Print shows porters carrying bundles across the Nihon Bridge on the Tōkaidō Road. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the series: Tōk... more

Antwerp Saml. Prout ; Wm. Floyd

Antwerp Saml. Prout ; Wm. Floyd

Print shows a street scene with pedestrians and a view of the tower of the cathedral in Antwerp, Belgium. Title from item. Published title: Cathedral tower, Antwerp. Stamped on verso: L.C. Division of Prints. S... more

Padua Saml. Prout ; E.J. Roberts

Padua Saml. Prout ; E.J. Roberts

Print shows a plaza with pedestrians, possibly nuns, and street vendors, and a monument, with a church in the background. Title from item. Published title: Place of St. Antonio, Padua. Stamped on verso: L.C. Di... more

Ghent Saml. Prout ; J.H. Kernot

Ghent Saml. Prout ; J.H. Kernot

Print shows a view of the waterfront area along the canal with boats, fishermen, and others, with municipal buildings to the sides and St. Michael's Church in the background. Title from item. Published title: V... more

Dresden Saml. Prout ; J.T. Willmore

Dresden Saml. Prout ; J.T. Willmore

Print shows a view from the right bank of the Elbe River showing the "Augustus Bridge", "Dresden Cathedral", and the "Frauenkirche". Title from item. Published title: City and bridge of Dresden. Stamped on vers... more

Rouen Saml. Prout ; W. Wallis

Rouen Saml. Prout ; W. Wallis

Print shows a street-level view of the cathedral at Rouen, with street vendors and pedestrians in the foreground. Title from item. Published title: Rouen cathedral. Stamped on verso: L.C. Division of Prints. St... more

Como Saml. Prout ; Thos. Barber

Como Saml. Prout ; Thos. Barber

Print shows a view of the port on Lake Como, with boats and buildings, and with men standing on the shore in the foreground, at Como, Italy. Title from item. Published title: Port and lake of Como. Stamped on v... more

Prague Saml. Prout ; J. Le Keux

Prague Saml. Prout ; J. Le Keux

Print shows a view of the Charles Bridge in Prague, Czech Republic, with towers at the far end on the right, the statue of Lutgardis on the left, and pedestrians on the bridge, with cityscape of Prague in the b... more

Caen Saml. Prout ; Jas. Carter

Caen Saml. Prout ; Jas. Carter

Print shows a canal with women washing clothing on a small quay and a view of the rear of the Church of Saint Pierre in Caen, France, with bird-shaped gargoyles at top. Title from item. Published title: Church ... more

Roman column at Igel near Treves drawn by S. Prout ; ornament by F.W. Topham ; engraved by S. Fisher

Roman column at Igel near Treves drawn by S. Prout ; ornament by F.W. ...

Print shows the Roman column at Igel, Germany. Title from item. At head of title: Continental annual by Prout 1832. Stamped on verso: L.C. Division of Prints. Stamped on verso: 43734. Print has six thread-holes... more

Treves Saml. Prout ; E.J. Roberts

Treves Saml. Prout ; E.J. Roberts

Print shows a street-level view of the Porta Nigra in Trier, Germany, with several women coming and going, each with a large bundle on her back. Title from item. Published title: The Porta Nigra, or Roman ruin,... more

Nuremberg Saml. Prout ; E.J. Roberts

Nuremberg Saml. Prout ; E.J. Roberts

Print shows a commercial street with pedestrians, and with the Church of St. Lawrence in Nuremberg, Germany, in the background. Title from item. Published title: View in Nuremberg. Stamped on verso: L.C. Divisi... more

Takanawa ōkido no zu

Takanawa ōkido no zu

Print shows sailing ships in the harbor, men moving goods by hand and with carts in the port area, and a small building, possibly the customs house.

Nihonbashi no hakuu

Nihonbashi no hakuu

Print shows pedestrians crossing the Nihon bridge over the Nihonbashi River during a rain storm; view of Mount Fuji in the distance.

Chateau des Tuileries, côté du carrousel Palace of the Tuileries, side of the carrousel / / dessiné d'apre nature et lith: par Ph. Benoist ; figures par A. Bayot ; lith. de Gihaut frères Editeurs, Boulevart des Italiens, 5.

Chateau des Tuileries, côté du carrousel Palace of the Tuileries, side...

Print shows a view of the Tuileries Palace with the Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel and a large plaza with pedestrians and carriages in the foreground. Title from item. From series: Vues de Paris.

Fujisawa

Fujisawa

Print shows travelers crossing a bridge with a torii in the foreground and view of the rooftops and temple buildings at the Fujisawa station on the Tōkaidō Road. Title and other descriptive information compiled... more

Nihonbashi [2nd edition]

Nihonbashi [2nd edition]

Print shows travelers and porters crossing the bridge at the Nihonbashi station on the Tōkaidō Road. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. F... more

Kanbara [2nd edition]

Kanbara [2nd edition]

Print shows a snowy evening at the Kanbara station on the Tōkaidō Road. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the series: Tōkaidō gojūs... more

Le chirurgien nègre ; Boutique d'un marchand de viande de porc / J.B. Debret, delt. ; lith. de Thierry Frères, succ. de Engelmann.

Le chirurgien nègre ; Boutique d'un marchand de viande de porc / J.B. ...

Illustrations showing a black surgeon tending to patients in the street and pork seller's shop with men selling and carving meat. Illus. in: Voyage pittoresque et historique au Brésil, depuis 1816 jusqu'en 1831... more

Siberian village

Siberian village

Print shows a view of a town or village in Siberia surrounded by a wooden wall, with a buddhist temple in the background. Title devised by Library staff. Stamped in lower left: From the file of James F. Queen a... more

Ōji ōgiya

Ōji ōgiya

Print shows tearooms lining a small stream with two people crossing to where a man and a child are sitting. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 200... more

Siberia

Siberia

Print shows a distant view from an elevated vantage point of a town in Siberia with a large church or monastery in the background. Title from item. Inscribed in pencil at bottom center: "Siberia." Stamped in lo... more

View of Worcester, Mass. taken from Union Hill / P. Anderson del. ; on stone by R. Cooke ; T. Moore's Lithography, Boston.

View of Worcester, Mass. taken from Union Hill / P. Anderson del. ; on...

Print shows a cityscape view of Worcester, Massachusetts, from an elevated vantage point on Union Hill, with a river in the foreground on which is a canal boat drawn by two horses or mules, and railroads approa... more

Gotenyama hanazakari

Gotenyama hanazakari

Print shows people sitting and walking, picnicing and viewing blossoms on a bluff above a town on the seacoast with ships offshore.

Kanagawa

Kanagawa

Print shows travelers walking up incline on the Tōkaidō Road at the Kanagawa station with village buildings and harbor with ships on the left. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-spo... more

Shin-yoshiwara nakanochō haru no kei

Shin-yoshiwara nakanochō haru no kei

Print shows many women and a few men on the Nakanochō Boulevard in the Shin-Yoshiwara pleasure district of Tokyo, during spring, with teahouses and shops lining the street and a large cherry tree in bloom. Titl... more

Shinobazu no ike benten no hokora

Shinobazu no ike benten no hokora

Print shows pedestrians on a bridge across Shinobazu Pond leading to the Benten shrine; pine trees along the bridge, buildings on pilings extending into the pond, and buildings of the town in the background. Ti... more

Gotenyama hanazakari no zu

Gotenyama hanazakari no zu

Print shows people sitting and walking, picnicing and viewing blossoms on a bluff above a town on the seacoast with ships offshore. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo ... more