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Employment Bureau

Abraham Bosse (French, Tours 1602/1604–1676 Paris)

Employment Bureau

Abraham Bosse (French, Tours 1602/1604–1676 Paris)

Hanauri

Print shows a woman selling flowers in pots on shelves suspended from a shoulder pole.

Ito zukuri

Print shows two women preparing silk thread.

Minazuki

Print shows a man sitting on a bench at a teahouse overlooking the Sumida River, the waitress standing before him holding a fan and teapot, is looking over her left shoulder.

Shiokumi

Print shows two women carrying buckets of salt suspended from shoulder poles.

I'll tell you what! That "such things are" we must allow, but such things never were till now / / H. Wigstead, delt.

Print shows playwright Elizabeth Inchbald writing "puffs" at a table with a bottle of gin and the writings of Aristotle, Rochester, and Congreve as a dog defecates on a paper on the floor. The title refers to t... more

Minazuki

Print shows four men taking a break from washing the shrine.

Oharame

Print shows the head-and-shoulders portrait of a woman carrying bundle sticks on her head. The bundle appears to be bound by a small cut-out figure in the shape of a man.

Okabe

Print shows a traveler taking his shoes off at a rest stop, his hat, sword, and a package are on the porch next to him, and a woman is offering him a bowl of soup or tea.

Ōiso

Print shows two women watching a man try to lift a large stone or bundle.

Yoshiwara

Print shows an older man and two young apprentices, possibly women, manually operating a stirring device, or possibly making pulp for paper.

Bagging cotton

Two Jamaicans on raised structure, with tall bag for cotton.

Bagging cotton, Reid's salt ponds

Drawing shows two men atop a scaffolding with a large bag suspended in the middle.

Shiokumi

Print shows three women with buckets suspended from shoulder poles gathering salt from the sea with the sun setting behind them.

Shin yoshiwara sanmai tsuzuki

Print shows several women, with many hairpins and elaborate headdresses, walking down a corridor in a brothel, followed by a man wearing a mask.

Tōtōmi sanchū

Print shows two men sawing lumber from a large log and a man sharpening a saw while a woman, carrying an infant on her back, watches him, and distant view of Mount Fuji.

Old Nick's new patent plan to make Nova Scotia Tories, Federals coodies, Hartford conventioners, Nullifiers, National Republican bankites & c

An attack on Nicholas Biddle and the New York newspaper editors friendly to the United States Bank. The print was evidently prompted by Biddle's 1834 attempt to create a financial crisis through an artificial t... more

Le collier de fer, châtiment des fugitifs ; Nègres en commission, par un temps de pluie ; Transport de tuiles / J.B. Debret, delt. ; lith. de Thierry Frères, succ. de Engelmann & Cie.

Illustrations showing black fugitives wearing iron collars as punishment, two blacks wearing rain garments, and two slaves carrying tiles on their heads.

Yushima shōkintei

Print shows women serving tea to men in a tearoom, drinking tea, reading, and writing; view of Edo through opening in rear.

Akasaka no zu

Print shows a woman standing on a cloud outside an inn where women are serving and entertaining men at the Akasaka station on the Tōkaidō Road.

"Sober second thought"

Another of HD's portrayals of the New York tradesman's "sober second thoughts" about his support of Democratic hard-money fiscal policies. (See also "Specie Claws," no. 1838-14.) Both prints touch upon the the ... more

Der Gärtner

Print shows a man, the gardner, holding a basket of produce, standing next to many baskets of various fruits and vegetables, with watering can, rake, shovel, and a view of orchard on the right, in the background.

Der Buchbinder

Print shows two men working at a bookbindery.

Papier

Print shows three men making paper; one standing at a vat with a screen, one working a press, and in the background, the third appears to be sizing the hand-made paper in a small vat before drying.

Der Wagenbauer

Print shows two men working in a shop making a carriage.

Der Uhrmacher

Print shows a man making a small clock in a clock making shop.

Der Webstuhl

Print shows a man weaving on a loom.

Der Gärber

Print shows men working in a shop tanning leather.

Der Schneider. Der Knopfmacher

Print shows a tailor cutting cloth and two female(?) assistants sewing; on the right is a man making buttons.

Die Kunst Häringe einzusalzen

Print shows men salting herring and packing in barrels on a wharf or the shore near a large sailing ship.

Die Weintraube und der Wein

Print shows two men working a screw press for crushing grapes and a man pouring liquid through a mesh(?) into a barrel.

Der Böttcher

Print shows a cooper making a barrel.

Seife, Kerzen, Lichte

Print shows four men working in a shop making soap and candles.

Federal-Abolition-Whig trap, to catch voters in

An illustrated anti-Whig broadside, designed to combat the "Log Cabin campaign" tactics of presidential candidate William Henry Harrison. The text warns the people of New Orleans of Whig election propaganda: "P... more

Der Hutmacher

Print shows three men working in a haberdashery or hat makers shop.

Das Oel

Print shows two men working a screw press for extracting oil and a man with a horse working a stone press in the background.

Der Kürschner

Print shows two men working at a furrier's shop making fur coats and other garments.

Der Sattler

Print shows a man working in a shop making saddles and bridles.

Der Schumacher

Print shows two men working in a shoe shop.

Die Fischerei

Print shows a fisherman holding oars, standing on the shore next to a lobster, eel, fish, and shellfish, with a man fishing from the opposite shore, a man with net in a boat, and large fishing boats in the background.

[Farmers nooning, from the original picture in the possession of Jona. Sturges Esqr.] / Wm. S. Mount 1836.

Print shows workmen resting in the shade of a tree, one man is sharpening a tool, an African American man reclining on a stack of hay, a young boy is leaning over the stack, tickling the man's ear with a piece ... more

[Farmers nooning, from the original picture in the possession of Jona. Sturges Esqr.] / Wm. S. Mount 1836.

Print shows workmen resting in the shade of a tree, one man is sharpening a tool, an African American man reclining on a stack of hay, a young boy is leaning over the stack, tickling the man's ear with a piece ... more

[Farmers nooning, from the original picture in the possession of Jona. Sturges Esqr.] / Wm. S. Mount 1836.

Print shows workmen resting in the shade of a tree, one man is sharpening a tool, an African American man reclining on a stack of hay, a young boy is leaning over the stack, tickling the man's ear with a piece ... more

[Farmers nooning, from the original picture in the possession of Jona. Sturges Esqr.] / Wm. S. Mount 1836.

Print shows workmen resting in the shade of a tree, one man is sharpening a tool, an African American man reclining on a stack of hay, a young boy is leaning over the stack, tickling the man's ear with a piece ... more

[Farmers nooning, from the original picture in the possession of Jona. Sturges Esqr.] / Wm. S. Mount 1836.

Print shows workmen resting in the shade of a tree, one man is sharpening a tool, an African American man reclining on a stack of hay, a young boy is leaning over the stack, tickling the man's ear with a piece ... more

[Farmers nooning, from the original picture in the possession of Jona. Sturges Esqr.] / Wm. S. Mount 1836.

Print shows workmen resting in the shade of a tree, one man is sharpening a tool, an African American man reclining on a stack of hay, a young boy is leaning over the stack, tickling the man's ear with a piece ... more

[Farmers nooning, from the original picture in the possession of Jona. Sturges Esqr.] / Wm. S. Mount 1836.

Print shows workmen resting in the shade of a tree, one man is sharpening a tool, an African American man reclining on a stack of hay, a young boy is leaning over the stack, tickling the man's ear with a piece ... more

[Farmers nooning, from the original picture in the possession of Jona. Sturges Esqr.] / Wm. S. Mount 1836.

Print shows workmen resting in the shade of a tree, one man is sharpening a tool, an African American man reclining on a stack of hay, a young boy is leaning over the stack, tickling the man's ear with a piece ... more

An old hunker fishing for votes

Facing a relative lack of enthusiasm for his campaign in New York State, Lewis Cass hoped to muster Democratic rank-and-file support by endorsing for lieutenant-governor the popular lawyer Charles O'Conor. Her... more

Strassenbilder / bei F.G. Schulz in Stuttgart.

Print shows six scenes of people engaged in various occupations: a milk maid; a fishmonger; figurine seller; a coachman with coach; an organ grinder; and a fruit seller. Captions under the images are in English... more

[Milliner and her daughter]

Photograph shows woman and girl seated at table with bonnets and a doll.

technology from "The Manufacture of iron in Great Britain; with remarks on the employment of capital in iron-works and collieries"

This image has been taken from scan 000079 from "The Manufacture of iron in Great Britain; with remarks on the employment of capital in iron-works and collieries". The title and subject terms of this image have... more

Mining life in California--Chinese miners

Chinese gold miners eating and attending to their hair among tents in camp.

technology from "The Manufacture of iron in Great Britain; with remarks on the employment of capital in iron-works and collieries"

This image has been taken from scan 000054 from "The Manufacture of iron in Great Britain; with remarks on the employment of capital in iron-works and collieries". The title and subject terms of this image have... more

Shibakari

Print shows several men carrying bundles of wood.

technology from "The Manufacture of iron in Great Britain; with remarks on the employment of capital in iron-works and collieries"

This image has been taken from scan 000080 from "The Manufacture of iron in Great Britain; with remarks on the employment of capital in iron-works and collieries". The title and subject terms of this image have... more

[La marchande de moutarde] / Whistler.

Print shows a young woman standing in the doorway of the shop that sells mustard; a woman stands in the interior of the shop, filling an order.

Asakusa oumayagashi

Print shows two workmen, one standing on a scaffold applying plaster to a wall, the other has fallen into the tray of plaster as he attempted to pass some plaster on the end of a long pole to the other workman.

[Physician and educator Mary Putnam Jacobi as a young woman]

Photograph showing Mary Putnam Jacobi in a full-length studio portrait, facing slightly left, hand resting on chair.

Mary E. Walker

Photograph showing Civil War surgeon Mary E. Walker in a full-length studio portrait, facing left, hand resting on a book.

The "Lincoln column," first monolith raised, Nov. 1860, Presidential election, being S. column of connecting corridor

Photo shows construction at U.S. Capitol, including African American workmen with a column named in the photograph to recognize Abraham Lincoln's election as president on Nov. 6, 1860.

Working the monoliths

Photo shows construction at U.S. Capitol, including "S. Wing" and "Centre Building." The workmen include African Americans.

Cotton field, Retreat Plantation, Port Royal Island, S.C. / Photographed by Hubbard & Mix, Beaufort, S.C.

Stereograph shows African Americans, possibly slaves, working in a cotton field.

Map from "Private Diary of travels, personal services, and public events, during mission and employment with the European armies in the campaigns of 1812, 1813, 1814, from the invasion of Russia to the capture of Paris ... Edited by H. Randolph"

This image has been taken from scan 000180 from volume 02 of "Private Diary of travels, personal services, and public events, during mission and employment with the European armies in the campaigns of 1812, 181... more

Headquarters Fifth Army Corps, Harrison's Landing, James River, Va.

Nine soldiers and an African American cook posed in front of tent.

Man working - Icelandic women working

Drawing shows a man leisurely smoking a pipe as he leans against a fisherman's hut watching two women carry a load of dried fish on wooden poles in Iceland. Taylor visited Iceland in 1862, perhaps en route to Russia.