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European man in metal helmet firing on Indians while other Indians watch

European man in metal helmet firing on Indians while other Indians wat...

Title devised by cataloger. Photograph of a painting, possibly by Jean Leon Gerome Ferris; possibly of Spanish colonization in 16th or 17th century. No Detroit Publishing Co. no. Gift; State Historical Society ... More

Son mérite personnel l'emporte sur toutes les considérations / Le Barbier l'aîné del. ; N. Ponce sculp.

Son mérite personnel l'emporte sur toutes les considérations / Le Barb...

Print shows an imaginary scene depicting the funeral of Richard Montgomery, killed during the attack on Québec. Title from item. Illus. in: Essais historiques et politiques sur les Anglo-Américains, ... / par M... More

Contemplez l'ouvrage de pouvoir arbitraire / Le Barbier l'aîné inv. del. ; Patas sculp.

Contemplez l'ouvrage de pouvoir arbitraire / Le Barbier l'aîné inv. de...

Print shows an imaginary scene depicting the funeral of Joseph Warren. Title from item. Illus. in: Essais historiques et politiques sur les Anglo-Américains, ... / par M. Hilliard d'Auberteuil .... Bruxelles : ... More

Nicolas Ponce - [Journée de Lexington]. Book illustration from Library of Congress

Nicolas Ponce - [Journée de Lexington]. Book illustration from Library...

Wash drawing (reverse of printed versions) shows idealized view of the battle at Lexington, Massachusetts. Title from printed copy. Illus. in: Recueil d'estampes representant les différents événemens de la Guer... More

Journée de Lexington / dessiné et gravé par F. Godefroy de l'Académie Imple. et Rle. de Vienne &c.

Journée de Lexington / dessiné et gravé par F. Godefroy de l'Académie ...

Print shows idealized view of the battle at Lexington, Massachusetts. Title from item. Illus. in: Recueil d'estampes representant les différents événemens de la Guerre qui a procuré l'indépendance aux Etats Uni... More

Reddition de l'armée du Lord Cornwalis / dessiné par le Barbier peintre du roi ; gravé par Godefroy de l'Academie Imple. et Royale de Vienne &c.

Reddition de l'armée du Lord Cornwalis / dessiné par le Barbier peintr...

Print shows the surrender of the British Army at Yorktown on October 19th 1781, with Comte de Rochambeau directing British General Charles O'Hara to present Cornwallis's sword to General George Washington; incl... More

Sarratoga [sic] / dessiné par Fauvel ; gravé par F. Godefroy de l'Academie Impériale et Royale de Vienne &c.

Sarratoga [sic] / dessiné par Fauvel ; gravé par F. Godefroy de l'Acad...

Print shows the surrender of General Burgoyne at Saratoga, October 17, 1777; includes text. Title from item. Illus. in: Recueil d'estampes representant les différents événemens de la Guerre qui a procuré l'indé... More

Nicolas Ponce - [Surrender at Saratoga]. Book illustration from Library of Congress

Nicolas Ponce - [Surrender at Saratoga]. Book illustration from Librar...

Wash drawing (reverse of printed versions) shows idealized view of the surrender of General Burgoyne at Saratoga, October 17, 1777. Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Recueil d'estampes representant les... More

Nicolas Ponce - [Surrender of Cornwallis at Yorktown] - Nicolas Ponce

Nicolas Ponce - [Surrender of Cornwallis at Yorktown] - Nicolas Ponce

Wash drawing (reverse of printed versions) shows the surrender of Lord Cornwallis at Yorktown, Virginia. Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Recueil d'estampes representant les différents événemens de la... More

Nicolas Ponce - [Prise de Pensacola]. Book illustration from Library of Congress

Nicolas Ponce - [Prise de Pensacola]. Book illustration from Library o...

Wash drawing (reverse of printed versions) shows an explosion at a British magazine during the siege of Pensacola, killing or wounding many British soldiers. In the foreground, Spanish troops, possibly under th... More

Vorderseite des Marsfeldes, am 1 Vendemiaire des Jahres VII. Wettrennen. Verbrennen einer hölzernen Burg, durch Aerostaten.

Vorderseite des Marsfeldes, am 1 Vendemiaire des Jahres VII. Wettrenne...

German print shows an imaginary view of the festivities at the Champ de Mars in Paris, France, on September 22, 1798. Includes a chariot race, captive balloon, and burning wooden castle, with spectators watchi... More

The aerial steam carriage

The aerial steam carriage

Pictorial lettersheet shows British inventor William Samuel Henson's proposed steam powered flying machine in an imaginary flight over the Thames River, London, 1843. Attempts to fly a model of the aerial steam... More

Washington at Monmouth / Darley ; G. R. Hall.

Washington at Monmouth / Darley ; G. R. Hall.

Print showing George Washington on horseback, addressing troops.

St. Patrick and the bard / J. Hoey, sc.

St. Patrick and the bard / J. Hoey, sc.

Bard with harp kneeling in front of St. Patrick. Copyright by T. Farrell & Sons.

The First cotton-gin / drawn by William L. Sheppard.

The First cotton-gin / drawn by William L. Sheppard.

African American slaves using cotton gin. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1869 Dec. 18, p. 813.

Montcalm trying to stop the massacre / A. Bobbett ; Darley.

Montcalm trying to stop the massacre / A. Bobbett ; Darley.

Montcalm trying to stop Native Americans from attacking British soldiers and civilians as they leave Fort William McHenry.

First reading of the Declaration of Independence in New York / A.R. Waud.

First reading of the Declaration of Independence in New York / A.R. Wa...

Crowd around George Washington on horseback in foreground. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1870 July 9, p. 433.

Le Sortie de l'opéra en l'an 2000 / A. Robida.

Le Sortie de l'opéra en l'an 2000 / A. Robida.

Print shows a futuristic view of air travel over Paris as people leave the Opera. Many types of aircraft are depicted including buses and limousenes, police patrol the skies, and women are seen driving their ow... More

[Cures d'air dans la montagne] / A. Robida.

[Cures d'air dans la montagne] / A. Robida.

Drawing shows an airship "Cures d'air" supporting the "Pension Bellevue" for individuals requiring medical care and floating above a mountainous region. One of the artist's conceptions for his book on life in t... More

The House of Aldus, A.D. 1502 / Frederick Wilson, del.

The House of Aldus, A.D. 1502 / Frederick Wilson, del.

Man, possibly representing Aldus Manutius, showing works done on his printing press. 32112A2 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Tiffany Glass & Decorating Company, New York.

Franklin signing the Declaration of Independence

Franklin signing the Declaration of Independence

Title from negative D419-174; caption on jacket: Frankin signing Treaty of Amity and Commerce. Attribution to Mills based on subject and format. Photograph of a painting. No Detroit Publishing Co. no. Gift; Sta... More

Marshall Johnson - Constitution and Guerriere, August 19, 1812

Marshall Johnson - Constitution and Guerriere, August 19, 1812

Date based on Detroit, Thistle Publications (1912). Photograph of a painting by Marshall Johnson. Detroit Publishing Co. no. M 22734. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

[Futuristic air travel] / Harry Grant Dart.

[Futuristic air travel] / Harry Grant Dart.

Drawing shows a woman at the wheel of a futuristic aircraft. A man sits beside her. The drawing appeared on the cover of "All Story" magazine. Title devised by Library staff. Accession box no. 55 (C size)

Franklin the printer

Franklin the printer

Title from jacket. Attribution to Mills based on subject and format. Photograph of a painting. No Detroit publishing Co. no. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Franklin's examination by the House of Commons in 1766

Franklin's examination by the House of Commons in 1766

Photograph of a painting copyrighted by the Franklin Foundation. Detroit Publishing Co. no. M 28059. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Franklin the printer

Franklin the printer

Photograph of a painting copyrighted by the Franklin Foundation. Detroit Publishing Co. no. M 28053. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Declaration of Independence, John Trumbull

Declaration of Independence, John Trumbull

Listed in Detroit, Thistle Publications (1912) under title: Declaration of Independence in Congress. Photograph of a painting at Yale School of Fine Arts. Detroit Publishing Co. no. M 700. Gift; State Historica... More

Trial of George Jacobs of Salem for witchcraft

Trial of George Jacobs of Salem for witchcraft

Photograph of a painting signed "T. H. Matteson 1855" at Essex Institute, Salem, Mass. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 078018. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Franklin directing the building of stockade fort

Franklin directing the building of stockade fort

Photograph of a painting copyrighted by the Franklin Foundation. Detroit Publishing Co. no. M 28052. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Franklin signing the Declaration of Independence

Franklin signing the Declaration of Independence

Title based on negative D419-174. Photograph of a painting by Charles Mills. Detroit Publishing Co. no. M 28060. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Franklin's experiment with the kite

Franklin's experiment with the kite

Photograph of a painting copyrighted by the Franklin Foundation. Detroit Publishing Co. no. M 28051. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Surrender of Lord Cornwallis, John Trumbull

Surrender of Lord Cornwallis, John Trumbull

Title and date from Detroit, Thistle Publications (1912). Photograph of a painting in the United States Capitol. Detroit Publishing Co. no. M 28047. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Making the flag

Making the flag

Title from jacket. Photograph of a photo of a painting signed "J.L.G. Ferris." Detroit Publishing Co. no. 090422. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Franklin signing the Declaration of Independence

Franklin signing the Declaration of Independence

Title from jacket. Attribution to Mills based on subject and format. Photograph of a painting. No Detroit Publishing Co. no. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Benjamin Franklin opening first subscription library in Philadelphia

Benjamin Franklin opening first subscription library in Philadelphia

Photograph of a painting copyrighted by the Franklin Foundation. The Free Library of Philadelphia. Detroit Publishing Co. no. M 28058. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

The signing of the Treaty of Amity and Commerce and of Alliance between France and the United States

The signing of the Treaty of Amity and Commerce and of Alliance betwee...

Photograph of a painting copyrighted by the Franklin Foundation. Detroit Publishing Co. no. M 28060. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Franklin's return from Europe

Franklin's return from Europe

Photograph of a painting copyrighted by the Franklin Foundation. Detroit Publishing Co. no. M 28055. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Franklin the editor and writer

Franklin the editor and writer

Photograph of a painting by Charles E. Mills. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 028057. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

The Mayflower in Plymouth harbor

The Mayflower in Plymouth harbor

Negative cracked upper left corner and taped to second sheet of glass. Photograph of a painting signed "W.F. Halsall." Detroit Publishing Co. no. M 677. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Franklin the printer

Franklin the printer

Title from jacket. Photograph of a painting in Philadelphia, Pa. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 028053. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

John Vanderlyn - The landing of Columbus

John Vanderlyn - The landing of Columbus

Date based on Detroit, Thistle Publications (1912). Photograph of a painting by John Vanderlyn in the United States Capitol, Washington, D.C. Detroit Publishing Co. no. M 9869. Gift; State Historical Society of... More

First Thanksgiving

First Thanksgiving

Title from jacket. Photograph of a photo of a painting signed "J.L.G. Ferris." Detroit Publishing Co. no. 090423. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

The signing of the Treaty of Amity and Commerce and of Alliance between France and the United States

The signing of the Treaty of Amity and Commerce and of Alliance betwee...

Photograph of a painting in Philadelphia, Pa. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 28060. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Trial of George Jacobs of Salem for witchcraft

Trial of George Jacobs of Salem for witchcraft

Title based on negative D416-71615. Photograph of a painting signed "T.H. Matteson, 1855" at Essex Institute, Salem, Mass. "Extra" and "No. 25" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 039482. Gift; State Histor... More

Franklin signing the Declaration of Independence

Franklin signing the Declaration of Independence

Title from jacket. Photograph of a painting. Detroit Publishing Co. no. M 28056. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Benjamin Franklin opening first subscription library in Philadelphia

Benjamin Franklin opening first subscription library in Philadelphia

Photograph of a painting by Charles E. Mills, copyrighted by the Franklin Foundation. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 028058. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Death of General Montgomery at Quebec

Death of General Montgomery at Quebec

Date based on Detroit, Thistle Publications (1912). Photograph of a painting at Yale School of Fine Arts. Detroit Publishing Co. no. M 701. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Marshall Johnson - Constitution and Guerriere

Marshall Johnson - Constitution and Guerriere

Date based on Detroit, Thistle Publications (1912). Photograph of a painting by Marshall Johnson. "McCormick's 714" on transparency. Detroit Publishing Co. no. A 50208. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Repulse of Leslie at the old North Bridge

Repulse of Leslie at the old North Bridge

Title based on negative D416-78017. Photograph of a painting signed "F. Bridgman 1901" at the Essex Institute, Salem, Mass. "Extra" and "No. 26" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 039481. Gift; State Histo... More

Surrender of Lord Cornwallis, John Trumbull

Surrender of Lord Cornwallis, John Trumbull

Photograph of a painting by John Trumbull. "G 1622" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 09872. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Robert Reid - Boston Tea Party

Robert Reid - Boston Tea Party

Date based on Detroit, Thistle Publications (1912). Photograph of a mural signed "Robert Reid, 1904, asst. E. Trumbull." "M 713" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 073144. Gift; State Historical Society of... More

Baptism of Pocahontas at Jamestown, Virginia, 1613

Baptism of Pocahontas at Jamestown, Virginia, 1613

Photograph of a painting by John G. Chapman in the United States Capitol, Washington, D.C. "G 1648" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. M 9868. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Embarcation of the pilgrims from Delft-Haven in Holland, July 21st O.S. 1620

Embarcation of the pilgrims from Delft-Haven in Holland, July 21st O.S...

Photograph of a painting signed "Robt. W. Weir, '43" in the United States Capitol, Washington, D.C. Detroit Publishing Co. no. M 9867. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

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