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[Medieval book collector sitting at desk, reading]

[Medieval book collector sitting at desk, reading]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Das Narrenschiff. Basel : Johann Bergmann, de Olpe, 11 Feb. (Fastnacht) 1494. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western technology ... / Leonard... More

Armor - Armor - Designing armor for American Soldiers. In the Armorer's workshop of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, N.Y. where, under the direction of Major Bashford Dean, Ord. Dept., U.S.A., and Curator of Armor at the Museum, armor for the American soldiers fighting in France is being designed. The suits of armor used in medieval times which many collectors have brought to the museum were carefully inspected and the good points brought to bear in fashioning this modern armor. The actual labor is being performed by Assistant Curator of Armor at the Museum, Daniel Tachaux and his assistant Sergt. Jacquest Bartel, of the Ord. Dept. american soldiers wearing this armor have gone into actual battle to test the effectiveness of the covering, and upon the result of the experiments depends whether the soldiers are to wear armor. Daniel Tachaux, who has been commissioned by the U.S. Governemnet to design protective armor for soldiers in the trenches, repairing a helmet of the 16th century

Armor - Armor - Designing armor for American Soldiers. In the Armorer'...

Photographer: Publishers Photo Ser. Armor - Armor

Armor - Armor - Designing armor for American Soldiers. In the Armorer's Workshop of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, N.Y., under the direction of Major Bashford Dean, Ord. Dept., U.S.A. and Curator of Armor at the Museum, armor for the American soldiers fighting in France is being designed. The suits of armor used in medieval times which many collectors have brought to the museum were carefully inspected and thegood points brought to bear in fashioning this modern armor. The actual labor is being performed by Assistant Curator of Armor at the Museum, Daniel Tachaux and his assistant Sergt. Jacquest Bartel, of the Ord. Dept. American soldiers wearing this armor have gone into actual battle to test the effectiveness of the covering, and upon the result of the experiments depends whether the soldiers are to wear armor. Daniel Tachaux examining the construction of a suit of battle armor of the 16th century, to adopt its good points in designing modern armor

Armor - Armor - Designing armor for American Soldiers. In the Armorer'...

Photographer: Publishers Photo Ser. Armor - Armor

The strolling musicians.. Rembrandt van Rijn
The descent from the cross: a sketch.
Christ and the woman of Samaria: an arched print
Walt Whitman Papers in the Charles E. Feinberg Collection: Addenda, 1763-1985; Addition (1997), 1763-1985; Literary file; Prose; circa 1886 , "A tall, erect, wide awake looking but feeble moving old man..." draft
In the House of representatives, Feb. 14, 1776. Whereas many constables, and collectors of taxes in this Colony, have neglected to exhibit in this court, the receipts or attested copies thereof, which they have received form the Colony treasurer

In the House of representatives, Feb. 14, 1776. Whereas many constable...

Copies 2 and 3 are positive photostats.; Copy 1 formerly numbered as Portfolio 39, Folder 1ha. This item has been renumbered from Portfolio 39, Folder 1ha. Available also through the Library of Congress web sit... More

Jean Honoré Fragonard - The Tax Collectors (Les Traitants)

Jean Honoré Fragonard - The Tax Collectors (Les Traitants)

Jean Honoré Fragonard (French, Grasse 1732–1806 Paris)

Commonwealth of Massachusetts. In the House of representatives, March 10, 1787. Resolved, that the several persons that have been, or may hereafter be chosen for the present year as selectmen, assessors ... and collectors ...Boston, by Edward Ev

Commonwealth of Massachusetts. In the House of representatives, March ...

Not in Evans.; Imprint 3. 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 43, Folder 13.

State of New Hampshire. In Senate, June 13, 1791. Resolved, that the selectmen of every town and place in this State, from whom any certificate or indent taxes are now due, be directed immediately to call to account their collectors who are deli
Thomas Jefferson, May 1793, Memorandum on Customs Collectors
Walt Whitman Papers in the Charles E. Feinberg Collection: Supplementary File, 1806-1981; Speeches and Writings File, 1866-1978; Books; Traubel, Horace; Camden's Compliment to Walt Whitman ( 1889 ); Proofs; Final proofs
Josef Yznardi to Port Customs Collectors, October 22, 1808
We publish this evening, an extra for the purpose of announcing early to our commercial friends a copy of the Circular addressed by the secretary of the Treasury to the collectors of the different ports, and intended to accompany the Proclamatio

We publish this evening, an extra for the purpose of announcing early ...

On verso: 1827 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 192, Folder 26a.

Erie & junction canal directory; containing a list of the principal places on said canals, with their distance from each other, and from the several collectors' office. By Samuel W. Shepard, Little-Falls. Griffing's Press-1828.

Erie & junction canal directory; containing a list of the principal pl...

On verso: Erie Junction Canal Directory, Filed April 7, 1828. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collectio... More

Loco Foco scramble for collectors licenses

Loco Foco scramble for collectors licenses

Democratic patronage in New York is parodied in a scene of Loco Foco drivers or carmen rushing for cab licenses distributed by recently appointed collector of the port, Democratic stalwart Jesse Hoyt. Hoyt repl... More

Walt Whitman Papers in the Charles E. Feinberg Collection: Memorabilia, undated; Haversack
Walt Whitman Papers in the Charles E. Feinberg Collection: Literary File, 1841-1919; Prose, 1841-1892; circa 1879; "Delaware River--Days and Nights," Specimen Days and Collect, galley proof
Walt Whitman Papers in the Charles E. Feinberg Collection: Supplementary File, 1806-1981; Speeches and Writings File, 1866-1978; Books; Traubel, Horace; Camden's Compliment to Walt Whitman ( 1889 ); Proofs; First proofs with corrections and notations
Walt Whitman Papers in the Charles E. Feinberg Collection: Literary File, 1841-1919; Prose, 1841-1892; circa 1889 , "A Backward Glance O'er Travel'd Roads: Introduction," Leaves of Grass; Manuscript draft
Walt Whitman Papers in the Charles E. Feinberg Collection: Literary File, 1841-1919; Prose, 1841-1892; 1887; Feb., "Father Taylor and Oratory," Century Illustrated; Galley proof
Walt Whitman Papers in the Charles E. Feinberg Collection: Supplementary File, 1806-1981; Speeches and Writings File, 1866-1978; Books; Bucke, Richard Maurice, Walt Whitman ( 1883 ); Proofs; Proof sheets with corrections and notations by Whitman
Walt Whitman Papers in the Charles E. Feinberg Collection: Literary File, 1841-1919; Prose, 1841-1892; 1882; June , "A Memorandum at a Venture," North American Review; Offprint
Walt Whitman Papers in the Charles E. Feinberg Collection: Literary File, 1841-1919; Prose, 1841-1892; 1879; Apr. 5 , "Only Crossing the Delaware," Progress; Galley proofs
Walt Whitman Papers in the Charles E. Feinberg Collection: Literary File, 1841-1919; Prose, 1841-1892; 1881; Feb. , "The Poetry of the Future," North American Review; Offprints with notation
Walt Whitman Papers in the Charles E. Feinberg Collection: Literary File, 1841-1919; Prose, 1841-1892; 1861, June 3-1862, Apr. 19 , "Brooklyniana," Brooklyn Standard, nos. 1-18, printed copies
Walt Whitman Papers in the Charles E. Feinberg Collection: Literary File, 1841-1919; Poetry, 1842-1892; "Over and Through the Burial Chant" ( 1888 ); Manuscript draft
Walt Whitman Papers in the Charles E. Feinberg Collection: Literary File, 1841-1919; Prose, 1841-1892; 1880; "Summer Days in Canada," galley proof with notation
Walt Whitman Papers in the Charles E. Feinberg Collection: Literary File, 1841-1919; Prose, 1841-1892; 1891; Mar.; "Have We a National Literature?" North American Review; Galley proofs with corrections and notations
Walt Whitman Papers in the Charles E. Feinberg Collection: Literary File, 1841-1919; Prose, 1841-1892; 1882; July 15; "Exceptional Night," Critic, draft
Walt Whitman Papers in the Charles E. Feinberg Collection: Literary File, 1841-1919; Prose, 1841-1892; 1881; Jan.-July, "How I Get Around at Sixty and Take Notes," Critic; Galley proofs and clippings with corrections and notations
Walt Whitman Papers in the Charles E. Feinberg Collection: Literary File, 1841-1919; Prose, 1841-1892; circa 1890; "Immortality," draft by Anne Montgomerie Traubel and galley proof
Walt Whitman Papers in the Charles E. Feinberg Collection: Literary File, 1841-1919; Prose, 1841-1892; 1874; Jan.-Mar. , "Tis But Ten Years Since," New York Graphic; Manuscript draft
Walt Whitman Papers in the Charles E. Feinberg Collection: Literary File, 1841-1919; Prose, 1841-1892; 1881; Feb. 12 , "Death of Thomas Carlyle," Critic; Galley proofs with notations
Walt Whitman Papers in the Charles E. Feinberg Collection: Miscellany, 1834-1918; Book posters
Walt Whitman Papers in the Charles E. Feinberg Collection: Literary File, 1841-1919; Prose, 1841-1892; 1887; "A Backward Glance O'er Travel'd Roads," November Boughs, printed pages with corrections and notations
Walt Whitman Papers in the Charles E. Feinberg Collection: Literary File, 1841-1919; Poetry, 1842-1892; "To a Locomotive in Winter" (1876), signed draft
Walt Whitman Papers in the Charles E. Feinberg Collection: Literary File, 1841-1919; Poetry, 1842-1892; "A Thought of Columbus" ( 1892 ); Printed copies
Walt Whitman Papers in the Charles E. Feinberg Collection: Literary File, 1841-1919; Poetry, 1842-1892; "Old Chants" ( 1891 ); Manuscript drafts
Walt Whitman Papers in the Charles E. Feinberg Collection: Literary File, 1841-1919; Poetry, 1842-1892; "Proud Music of the Sea-Storm" ( 1868 ); Proof sheets
Walt Whitman Papers in the Charles E. Feinberg Collection: Literary File, 1841-1919; Poetry, 1842-1892; "Ashes of Soldiers" ( undated ), drafts and notes and
Walt Whitman Papers in the Charles E. Feinberg Collection: Oversize, 1844-1952; Addenda; Addition (2012); Memorabilia; Sculpture, full figure in wood, artist unidentified, undated (Container 238)
Walt Whitman Papers in the Charles E. Feinberg Collection: Miscellany, 1834-1918; Property; Prince-Willoughby Sts., Brooklyn, N.Y., deed, 1844, Oct. 25
Ensign C.K. Jeffs
Walt Whitman Papers in the Charles E. Feinberg Collection: Literary File, 1841-1919; Prose, 1841-1892; circa 1882; "Walt Whitman on Poetry," proof sheet with notations (published as "Ventures on an Old Theme")
[Imambara and Collectors House on the Ganges, Hooghly]
Walt Whitman Papers in the Charles E. Feinberg Collection: Literary File, 1841-1919; Prose, 1841-1892; 1890; Nov. , "Old Poets," North American Review; Galley proofs with notation
Walt Whitman Papers in the Charles E. Feinberg Collection: Supplementary File, 1806-1981; Speeches and Writings File, 1866-1978; Books; Bucke, Richard Maurice, Walt Whitman ( 1883 ); Proofs; Galley proofs with corrections and notations by Whitman
Walt Whitman Papers in the Charles E. Feinberg Collection: Literary File, 1841-1919; Prose, 1841-1892; 1856; Apr. 12 , "America's Mightiest Inheritance," Life Illustrated, printed copy with notation
Alphonse Legros - Le colporteur
Sir James Hector
Walt Whitman Papers in the Charles E. Feinberg Collection: Literary File, 1841-1919; Poetry, 1842-1892; "A Word Out of the Sea" ( 1859 ), proof sheets (published as "Out of the Cradle Endlessly Rocking")
Walt Whitman Papers in the Charles E. Feinberg Collection: Literary File, 1841-1919; Prose, 1841-1892; 1859, May 21 , "East Long Island," Brooklyn Register, printed copy
Walt Whitman Papers in the Charles E. Feinberg Collection: Literary File, 1841-1919; Poetry, 1842-1892; "Out of the Cradle Endlessly Rocking" ( 1859 ), proof sheets
Walt Whitman Papers in the Charles E. Feinberg Collection: Literary File, 1841-1919; Poetry, 1842-1892; "A Song of Joys" ( 1860 ), clipping with notation
John W. Forney to John G. Nicolay, Saturday, July 19, 1862  (Telegram recommending the use of disabled soldiers as tax collectors)
Instructions to collectors and assessors of Confederate taxes. Richmond, Nov. 12, 1863.
William A. Gladstone Afro-American Military Collection: General Orders, No. 323, War Department, each cook to have two under-cooks of African descent, 1863
The following additional instructions in reference to income tax will be observed by collectors and assessors of Confederate taxes ... Richmond, Dec. 23d, 1863.

The following additional instructions in reference to income tax will ...

Printed Ephemera -Confederate States of America. 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 2... More

William A. Gladstone Afro-American Military Collection: Special Orders, No. 11, handwritten, Headquarters, Camp Ullman, recruiting African Americans on plantations; anyone interfering will be reported to Headquarters, May 1863
American Card Album, containing sets of collectors cards
Walt Whitman Papers in the Charles E. Feinberg Collection: Literary File, 1841-1919; Prose, 1841-1892; 1864; Dec. , "Our Wounded and Sick Soldiers," New York Times, galley proof
William A. Gladstone Afro-American Military Collection: Form No. 5, James W. Simms, Company K, 32nd United States Colored Troops, 1864
American Card Album, containing sets of collectors cards

American Card Album, containing sets of collectors cards

Louis Prang & Co. (Boston, Massachusetts)

King William's Temple at Kew Gardens (detail from stereoview)

King William's Temple at Kew Gardens (detail from stereoview)

I'm very excited by this find as it's the only 19th century image of King William's Temple ( http://www.kew.org/visit-kew-gardens/garden-attractions-A-Z/king-williams-temple.htm ) that I have ever seen...This ... More

Walt Whitman Papers in the Charles E. Feinberg Collection: Literary File, 1841-1919; Prose, 1841-1892; 1891; Mar.; "Some Personal and Old Age Memoranda," Lippincott's; Printed copy
Walt Whitman Papers in the Charles E. Feinberg Collection: Miscellany, 1834-1918; Posters, 1872, undated
On board "Lady Canning", floating church, Calcutta, India, c. 1875.  Elizabeth Ann Rust and baby William.

On board "Lady Canning", floating church, Calcutta, India, c. 1875. E...

I'd be fascinated to hear if anyone has any further information about this floating church in Calcutta harbour, now dated to late 1875 or early 1876...Thanks to a little research we now know that the mother men... More

The Connoissevr, a magazine for collectors
Sir James Hector, Cabinet photograph
Walt Whitman Papers in the Charles E. Feinberg Collection: Literary File, 1841-1919; Poetry, 1842-1892; "A Death Sonnet for Custer" ( 1876 ), draft
Fowey, Cornwall - estuary with ships of all sizes, late 1800s?

Fowey, Cornwall - estuary with ships of all sizes, late 1800s?

A lovely original print, I suspect dating from the 1880s or 90s (all thoughts welcome)

Sir James Hector
Palm House Pond and Museum No1 at Kew Gardens (detail from stereoview)

Palm House Pond and Museum No1 at Kew Gardens (detail from stereoview)

A fairly standard view taken from the south end of the Palm House terrace - a view that has barely changed today...This is one of two stereoviews bought from an eBay seller in the US. They are in exceptional c... More

Walt Whitman Papers in the Charles E. Feinberg Collection: Literary File, 1841-1919; Poetry, 1842-1892; "With Husky-Haughty Lips, O Sea!" ( 1883 ); Manuscript draft
Walt Whitman Papers in the Charles E. Feinberg Collection: Miscellany, 1834-1918; Santa Fe tertio-millennial anniversary, 1883 , signed note
Walt Whitman Papers in the Charles E. Feinberg Collection: Literary File, 1841-1919; Poetry, 1842-1892; "Election Day, November, 1884" ( 1884 ), signed draft and printer's instruction
Sir Walter Buller
Walt Whitman Papers in the Charles E. Feinberg Collection: Literary File, 1841-1919; Poetry, 1842-1892; "Twenty Years" ( 1887 ), proof sheet
Walt Whitman Papers in the Charles E. Feinberg Collection: Literary File, 1841-1919; Prose, 1841-1892; 1887; Jan. 1 , "A Word about Tennyson," Critic, galley proof with notation
Walt Whitman Papers in the Charles E. Feinberg Collection: Supplementary File, 1806-1981; Speeches and Writings File, 1866-1978; Articles and other writings; Sarrazin, Gabriel, "Walt Whitman and His Poems," La Nouvelle Revue ( 1888, May 1 ), translated by William Sloane Kennedy, proof sheets wit
Walt Whitman Papers in the Charles E. Feinberg Collection: Literary File, 1841-1919; Poetry, 1842-1892; "To the Pending Year" ( 1889 ), draft
Identified! Bampton, Oxfordshire

Identified! Bampton, Oxfordshire

A copy of another image in my stream (but reversed to show the correct view), identified as Bampton, Oxfordshire

Vintage Railway Album: 6 (detail) - Harrow and Wealdstone station

Vintage Railway Album: 6 (detail) - Harrow and Wealdstone station

One of 24 images from a unique and exceptional album ( http://www.flickr.com/photos/whatsthatpicture/sets/72157624218631585/ ) dating from c. 1900 containing images of early steam locomotives. See the set des... More

Anchor Hotel and Ship & Plough Hotel, Kingsbridge, Devon c. 1890

Anchor Hotel and Ship & Plough Hotel, Kingsbridge, Devon c. 1890

This is a very early amateur photograph, measuring just 4" x 2.75", and is one of several in a small album I acquired a few years ago. Other images (to follow) depict the building of the Kingsbridge branch line... More

Walt Whitman Papers in the Charles E. Feinberg Collection: Literary File, 1841-1919; Poetry, 1842-1892; "Osceola" ( 1890 ), draft
Walt Whitman Papers in the Charles E. Feinberg Collection: Literary File, 1841-1919; Prose, 1841-1892; 1890; Aug. 16 , "An Old Man's Rejoinder," Critic, galley proofs
William A. Gladstone Afro-American Military Collection: Certificate of Service, C. Arnum, 5th Massachusetts Cavalry, 1890
Walt Whitman Papers in the Charles E. Feinberg Collection: Literary File, 1841-1919; Prose, 1841-1892; 1891; Mar.; "Some Personal and Old Age Memoranda," Lippincott's; Broadside and note
Walt Whitman Papers in the Charles E. Feinberg Collection: Literary File, 1841-1919; Prose, 1841-1892; 1891; Mar.; "Some Personal and Old Age Memoranda," Lippincott's; Galley proofs with corrections and notations
Walt Whitman Papers in the Charles E. Feinberg Collection: Addenda, 1763-1985; Addition (1997), 1763-1985; Literary file; Prose; 1891, Mar. , "Some Personal and Old-Age Memoranda," Lippincott's, printed copy
The collecting mania F. Opper

The collecting mania F. Opper

Illustration shows scenes of collectors, especially one with a large mask collection. Title from item. Illus. in: Puck, v. 29, no. 736 (1891 April. 8), p. 125, back cover.

Walt Whitman Papers in the Charles E. Feinberg Collection: Supplementary File, 1806-1981; Speeches and Writings File, 1866-1978; Books; Whitman, Walt; Autobiographia ( 1892 ), edited by Arthur Stedman, proof sheets
The Smithy, Manafon, Wales. Montgomeryshire by-election, 1894

The Smithy, Manafon, Wales. Montgomeryshire by-election, 1894

Update Jan 2015: I hope no-one minds me changing the upload date on this one so that it appears at the top of my photostream. I have just replaced the original scan with a new 176 megapixel, 2,400 dpi scan of t... More

George Ticknor

George Ticknor

A founding trustee of the Boston Public Library, George Ticknor (1791-1871) was a Harvard professor of Spanish and French and author of the monumental three-volume History of Spanish Literature (1849), his pion... More

Lewis Tomalin (founder of Jaeger) and family at 20 Cambalt Road, Putney, c. 1895

Lewis Tomalin (founder of Jaeger) and family at 20 Cambalt Road, Putne...

The more I look at this image the more I love it. Dated from the children's estimated ages as c. 1895, it strikes me as being quite unusually relaxed for the era, and of exceptional quality...There is no indic... More

Robert William Melbourne, Burton, September 1896

Robert William Melbourne, Burton, September 1896

Identified on the reverse (see below) as Robert William Melbourne and dated September 1896, which would give a d.o.b. for Robert of c. 1892...From the studio of George Renwick, Burton on Trent..This image, and ... More

Vintage Railway Album: 6 - LNWR Humphrey Davy at Harrow & Wealdstone station

Vintage Railway Album: 6 - LNWR Humphrey Davy at Harrow & Wealdstone s...

Image number: 6.Locomotive name: Humphrey Davy.Locomotive number: 945.Locomotive class: Improved Precedent ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LNWR_Improved_Precedent_Class ) .Railway company: LNWR.Description/note... More

Vintage Railway Album: 7 - Prince Leopold at Harrow & Wealdstone station

Vintage Railway Album: 7 - Prince Leopold at Harrow & Wealdstone stati...

Image number: 7.Locomotive name: Prince Leopold.Locomotive number: 857.Locomotive class: Improved Precedent ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LNWR_Improved_Precedent_Class ) .Railway company: LNWR.Description/note... More

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