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The Englishman in Paris

The Englishman in Paris

Print shows an Englishman, only recently arrived, still wearing his hat, standing just inside the entrance of the home of a Frenchman at dinner time. He is eating the goose which he has taken off the serving pl... more

Crossing a dirty street A. Grant, del

Crossing a dirty street A. Grant, del

"A gentleman (left) hands a lady across the cobble-stones of a street; both are in back view..." (Source: George) Title from item. Print made by James Gillray after A. Grant (Source: British Museum). Catalogue ... more

High-change in Bond Street, - ou- la Politesse du Grande Monde / Js. Gy d: et fect.

High-change in Bond Street, - ou- la Politesse du Grande Monde / Js. G...

Fashionably dressed pedestrians on Bond Street. In the foreground, five men crowd a woman and girl off the sidewalk as they leer at them. The women, seen from the back, are oddly dressed. In the background, thr... more

An analysis of country dancing: wherein are displayed all the figures ever used in country dances, in a way so easy and familiar, that persons of the meanest capacity may in a short time acquire (without the aid of a master) a complete knowledge of that rational and polite amusement. To which are added, instructions for dancing some entire new reels; together with the rules, regulations, and complete etiquette of the ball room.

An analysis of country dancing: wherein are displayed all the figures ...

This is the first of several books published by Wilson on the subject of English country dancing. Performed as a series of figures by a column of men facing a column of women, the English country dance was one ... more

An analysis of country dancing, wherein all the figures used in that polite amusement are rendered familiar by engraved lines. Containing also, directions for composing almost any number of figures to one tune, with some entire new reels; together with the complete etiquette of the ball-room.

An analysis of country dancing, wherein all the figures used in that p...

Designed for "those who possess no knowledge whatsoever of country-dancing," the manual uses text, tables, and color-coded diagrams to explain the figures for English country dances. Performed as a series of fi... more

Politeness

Politeness

Optical illusion disc which is spun displaying the illusion of motion of a man bowing and a woman curtsying to each other in a circle at the outer edge of the disc. Published in: McLean's optical illusions; or ... more

The laws of etiquette; or, Short rules and reflections for conduct in society.

The laws of etiquette; or, Short rules and reflections for conduct in ...

In a rapidly growing consumer market for etiquette manuals during the nineteenth century, this is an example of a manual that attempts to reinforce the authority of its contents by suggesting legal foundations ... more

Le souper. Ou les mauvaises maniéres des gens bien élevś

Le souper. Ou les mauvaises maniéres des gens bien élevś

Two men try to escape an angry crowd which attempts to pass through a doorway all at once. One of the men crawls under a table set for dinner, while the other is seized by his coat tails and yanked backwards b... more

The ball room guide, being a compendium of the theory, practice, and etiquette of dancing, embracing the newest quadrilles, polkas, waltzes, schottisches, &c., also, the Meyen quadrille,

The ball room guide, being a compendium of the theory, practice, and e...

This manual begins, as do others of the period, with a general introduction that covers the necessity of dancing and a brief history of dance. Declaring that bodily exercise "drives away sorrow and care," the a... more

The lady's guide to perfect gentility, in manners, dress, and conversation ... also a useful instructor in letter writing, toilet preparations, fancy needlework, millinery, dressmaking, care of wardrobe, the hair, teeth, hands, lips, complexion, etc.

The lady's guide to perfect gentility, in manners, dress, and conversa...

Etiquette manuals are an important source for information on issues relating to the study of nineteenth-century social dance. Thornwell discusses the complexion, appropriate dress, introductions, behavior at pa... more

Howe's complete ball-room hand book, containing upwards of three hundred dances, including all the latest and most fashionable dances ... with elegant illustrations, and full explanation and every variety of the latest and most approved figures, and calls for the different changes, and rules on deportment and the toilet, and the etiquette of dancing.

Howe's complete ball-room hand book, containing upwards of three hundr...

To demonstrate the authority of this manual, the publisher claims the author to be American inventor, Elias Howe. Similar to many other dance manuals published throughout the nineteenth century, this book is a ... more

Etiquette letter writer being the complete art of fashionable correspondence P.S. Duval & Son's Lith. Phila

Etiquette letter writer being the complete art of fashionable correspo...

Print shows a floral design with putti for a book cover for an instructional guide on the art of letter writing and "fashionable correspondence"; in each of the corners a person is shown seated at a table or de... more

Tom and Harry

Tom and Harry

Title continues: ... Harry: this is my friend Tom, Dick is outside. No publication information. (DLC/PP-1933:0163a). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress).

Ball-room dancing without a master, and complete guide to the etiquette, toilet, dress and management of the ball-room; with all the principal dances in popular use.

Ball-room dancing without a master, and complete guide to the etiquett...

This manual suggests that anyone can learn to dance without the aid of a teacher. After providing a short discussion on organizing balls, appropriate dress, and etiquette, the book focuses on the popular ballro... more

The royal ball-room guide and etiquette of the drawing-room, containing the newest and most elegant dances and a short history of dancing.

The royal ball-room guide and etiquette of the drawing-room, containin...

Like other nineteenth-century dance manuals, this is a compilation of earlier writings. The book provides a short history of dance, positions of the feet, a glossary of French terms, and suggestions for giving ... more

Old-school etiquette / F. Graetz.

Old-school etiquette / F. Graetz.

Illustration shows a woman appealing to a man holding a cane labeled "Allopath" and topped with a skull who has turned his back on a sick child lying in a bed; on the far side of the bed is another man with pap... more

... And took so stately leave of me, as if we had been parting

... And took so stately leave of me, as if we had been parting

(DLC/PP-1932:0039.62). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: "Dressing Room Record," p. 12.

Manners and social usages,

Manners and social usages,

Etiquette manuals are an important sources of information on ballrooms and social dance during the nineteenth-century. Sherwood's book is an exceptional source for etiquette as it was practiced in the late 1880... more

The judge raised us a courtly adieu

The judge raised us a courtly adieu

(DLC/PP-1933:0205). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published as headpiece for: "A Jest of Fate" by Viola Roseboro, Century, 37:932 (April 1889).

The art of dancing, embracing a full description of the various dances of the present day, together with chapters on etiquette, the benefits and history of dancing.

The art of dancing, embracing a full description of the various dances...

This manual is acknowledged by the author to be a compilation of other sources. In its eight chapters, the work covers etiquette, general instructions for feet positions and bows, the quadrille, contra dances (... more

Social hypocrisies, and the painful scenes they save us from / F. Opper.

Social hypocrisies, and the painful scenes they save us from / F. Oppe...

Print shows a vignette cartoon showing men and women in various social situations where politeness overrides one's actual emotional response, maintaining decorum and preventing a social disaster. Title from ite... more

Hennessy Leroyle's Other people's money from Hoyt's Theater, New York : by E.O. Towne.

Hennessy Leroyle's Other people's money from Hoyt's Theater, New York ...

Caption: Why certainly! Created by "The U.S. Printing Co, Russell-Morgan Print, Cincinnati & New York." No. 4729. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Street car chivalry /

Street car chivalry /

"Scene shows interior of crowded street-car. A young lady enters and every man in the car offers her his seat. Presently an elderly stout lady with arm full of bundles enters. All male passengers immediately bu... more

At your feet, ladies, I say, but I go

At your feet, ladies, I say, but I go

(DLC/PP-1935:0022). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: "The Little Canoe" by Henry Wallace Phillips, Century, 67:73 (Nov. 1903).

If you expect to rate as a gentleman, you will not expectorate on the floor

If you expect to rate as a gentleman, you will not expectorate on the ...

Paper print made from lantern slide used as announcemenet in motion picture theaters. Text appears with a border design. "No. B 17." Copyright claimant: Electro Mechanical Co., Cleveland, Ohio. Title from item.

La Revue Comique par Jehan Testevuide, no. 65-68. Grand concours de jouets

La Revue Comique par Jehan Testevuide, no. 65-68. Grand concours de jo...

Four satirical vignettes. In the first vignette, two mechanical figures on one set of wheels stand face to face. One, identified as "Cambon" holds an armless and legless figure labelled "Congo." The other, wea... more

Gentlemen will please remove their hats and kindly refrain from smoking / D'Artois & Cie.

Gentlemen will please remove their hats and kindly refrain from smokin...

Paper print made from lantern slide used in motion picture theaters as announcement. Text appears with an Art Nouveau design. "No. A 13." Copyright claimant: Electro Mechanical Co., Cleveland, Ohio. Title and o... more

[This is my sister Trixie]

[This is my sister Trixie]

Title from handwritten notation on mat. (DLC/PP-1938:0086). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: "Trixie" by Frances Ludwig, McClure's magazine, 36:441 (Feb. 1911).

Madam, how would you like to sit behind the hat you are wearing

Madam, how would you like to sit behind the hat you are wearing

Positive paper print from lantern slide used in motion picture theaters as announcement. Each text superimposed on humorous photograph, and the whole shown in a fancy carved frame. J170034 U.S. Copyright Office... more

Ladies and children are cordially invited to this theatre. No offensive pictures are ever shown here

Ladies and children are cordially invited to this theatre. No offensiv...

Photo shows song birds and roses. Positive paper print from lantern slide used in motion picture theaters as announcement. Each text superimposed on humorous photograph, and the whole shown in a fancy carved fr... more

Ladies kindly remove your hats

Ladies kindly remove your hats

Positive paper print from lantern slide used in motion picture theaters as announcement. Each text superimposed on humorous photograph, and the whole shown in a fancy carved frame. J170054 U.S. Copyright Office... more

3 minutes intermission while changing pictures

3 minutes intermission while changing pictures

Photo shows woman pointing at pocket watch dial. Positive paper print from lantern slide used in motion picture theaters as announcement. Each text superimposed on humorous photograph, and the whole shown in a ... more

Kindly remain seated

Kindly remain seated

Photo shows children at beach. Positive paper print from lantern slide used in motion picture theaters as announcement. Each text superimposed on humorous photograph, and the whole shown in a fancy carved frame... more

Please applaud with hands only

Please applaud with hands only

Positive paper print from lantern slide used in motion picture theaters as announcement. Each text superimposed on humorous photograph, and the whole shown in a fancy carved frame.

If annoyed when here, please tell the management

If annoyed when here, please tell the management

Positive paper print from lantern slide used in motion picture theaters as announcement. Each text superimposed on humorous photograph, and the whole shown in a fancy carved frame.

Loud talking or whistling not allowed

Loud talking or whistling not allowed

Positive paper print from lantern slide used in motion picture theaters as announcement. Each text superimposed on humorous photograph, and the whole shown in a fancy carved frame. J170028 U.S. Copyright Office... more

Advertise your business on this screen and get results. See the manager

Advertise your business on this screen and get results. See the manage...

Photo shows a cow and pansy flowers. Positive paper print from lantern slide used in motion picture theaters as announcement. Each text superimposed on humorous photograph, and the whole shown in a fancy carved... more

Pickings from Puck's vineyard / Hy Mayer.

Pickings from Puck's vineyard / Hy Mayer.

Illustration shows a vignette cartoon with a grape-like bunch of faces at center surrounded by scenes depicting a reading of the news regarding membership in an organization; a composer struggling to write a ne... more

'Tenshun!!
[He bowed himself out backward]

[He bowed himself out backward]

No accession number. Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: "Two Girls in the South" by Catherine Van Dyke, Ladies home journal 33:22 (July 1916).

[Devil doffing top hat to Kaiser Wilhelm]

[Devil doffing top hat to Kaiser Wilhelm]

Title devised by cataloger. Gift; Mrs. Peter Grant; 1940; (DLC/PP-1940:008). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: "Vale Diabole," Life, 69:260 (Feb. 15, 1917).

"Tips to dancers," good manners for ballroom and dance hall,

"Tips to dancers," good manners for ballroom and dance hall,

This small manual is aimed at a non-urban population and, although it contains substantial sections on etiquette and the value of good manners, the only dances mentioned by Dewey are the one step and foxtrot. A... more

Brøttum kristelige ungsdomsforening på besøk på Mysusæter, Rondane.. Fra sogneprest Thomas Hauges hytte på "Ellehaugen". Han ble sogneprest i Sel i 1913 og i Brøttum i 1925. Han fikk bygslet en hyttetomt i allmenningen i 1915 som han senere kjøpte. Bildet er ganske sikkert tatt ved et besøk av Brøttum kristelige ungdomsforening, men det er også mange av Hauges familie på bildet. Fra venstre(bakre rekke): Else Hauge, f. Bryn, Kirsten Hauge, ukjent, Kari Hauge, Johannes Hauge, Rut Hauge, Gerda Kinde, Per Mæhlum, ukjent, Gunnar Solli. Foran fra venstre: (eldre mann)Fredrik Gad, ukjent, Thomas Hauge, Arnlaug Mæhlum, ukjent, Julie Kinde, ukjent, ukjent. Tre menn stående på høyre side: Peder Skjæret, ukjent, ukjent. Sittende foran: Nils Hauge. Sittende helt foran med katt på fanget: Kåre Mæhlum.

Brøttum kristelige ungsdomsforening på besøk på Mysusæter, Rondane.. F...

Collection archive for Ringsaker municipality, Norway. Most of the archive is repro after borrowing of originals. There are also some photographs that come in the form of gifts or purchases. The subjects includ... more

Traditional etiquette requires visitors are offered something to drink and often something to eat, in a small village outside Riyad, a suburb of Baghdad, Iraq, US Army (USA) coalition members are treated to a lunch of lamb from a communal dish by village leaders. The coalition members are there to set up a temporary medical clinic for the village during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

Traditional etiquette requires visitors are offered something to drink...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Jeffrey A. Wolfe, USA Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

The laws of etiquette or, Short rules and reflections for conduct in society

The laws of etiquette or, Short rules and reflections for conduct in s...

By a gentleman. (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

The lady's guide to perfect gentility in manners, dress, and conversation ... also a useful instructor in letter writing, toilet preparations, fancy needlework, millinery, dressmaking, care of wardrobe, the hair, teeth, hands, lips, complexion, etc

The lady's guide to perfect gentility in manners, dress, and conversat...

By Emily Thornwell ... (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

A complete practical guide to the art of dancing Containing descriptions of all fashionable and approved dances, full directions for calling the figures, the amount of music required; hints on etiquette, the toilet, etc

A complete practical guide to the art of dancing Containing descriptio...

By Thomas Hillgrove ... (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

The American book of genteel behavior, a complete hand book of modern etiquette, for ladies and gentlemen, embracing the customs and usages of polite society ..

The American book of genteel behavior, a complete hand book of modern ...

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Manners and social usages

Manners and social usages

by Mrs. John Sherwood ... (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

The terpsichorean monitor

The terpsichorean monitor

By William E. Greene. (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

Everyday etiquette; a practical manual of social usages,
Young folks' encyclopædia of etiquette,

Young folks' encyclopædia of etiquette,

Also available in digital form.

The laws of etiquette or, Short rules and reflections for conduct in society

The laws of etiquette or, Short rules and reflections for conduct in s...

By a gentleman. (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

The lady's guide to perfect gentility in manners, dress, and conversation ... also a useful instructor in letter writing, toilet preparations, fancy needlework, millinery, dressmaking, care of wardrobe, the hair, teeth, hands, lips, complexion, etc

The lady's guide to perfect gentility in manners, dress, and conversat...

By Emily Thornwell ... (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

A complete practical guide to the art of dancing Containing descriptions of all fashionable and approved dances, full directions for calling the figures, the amount of music required; hints on etiquette, the toilet, etc

A complete practical guide to the art of dancing Containing descriptio...

By Thomas Hillgrove ... (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

The American book of genteel behavior, a complete hand book of modern etiquette, for ladies and gentlemen, embracing the customs and usages of polite society ..

The American book of genteel behavior, a complete hand book of modern ...

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Manners and social usages

Manners and social usages

by Mrs. John Sherwood ... (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

The terpsichorean monitor

The terpsichorean monitor

By William E. Greene. (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

Everyday etiquette; a practical manual of social usages,
Young folks' encyclopædia of etiquette,

Young folks' encyclopædia of etiquette,

Also available in digital form.

The laws of etiquette or, Short rules and reflections for conduct in society

The laws of etiquette or, Short rules and reflections for conduct in s...

By a gentleman. (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

The lady's guide to perfect gentility in manners, dress, and conversation ... also a useful instructor in letter writing, toilet preparations, fancy needlework, millinery, dressmaking, care of wardrobe, the hair, teeth, hands, lips, complexion, etc

The lady's guide to perfect gentility in manners, dress, and conversat...

By Emily Thornwell ... (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

A complete practical guide to the art of dancing Containing descriptions of all fashionable and approved dances, full directions for calling the figures, the amount of music required; hints on etiquette, the toilet, etc

A complete practical guide to the art of dancing Containing descriptio...

By Thomas Hillgrove ... (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

The American book of genteel behavior, a complete hand book of modern etiquette, for ladies and gentlemen, embracing the customs and usages of polite society ..

The American book of genteel behavior, a complete hand book of modern ...

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Manners and social usages

Manners and social usages

by Mrs. John Sherwood ... (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

The terpsichorean monitor

The terpsichorean monitor

By William E. Greene. (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

Everyday etiquette; a practical manual of social usages,
Young folks' encyclopædia of etiquette,

Young folks' encyclopædia of etiquette,

Also available in digital form.

The laws of etiquette or, Short rules and reflections for conduct in society

The laws of etiquette or, Short rules and reflections for conduct in s...

By a gentleman. (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

The lady's guide to perfect gentility in manners, dress, and conversation ... also a useful instructor in letter writing, toilet preparations, fancy needlework, millinery, dressmaking, care of wardrobe, the hair, teeth, hands, lips, complexion, etc

The lady's guide to perfect gentility in manners, dress, and conversat...

By Emily Thornwell ... (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

A complete practical guide to the art of dancing Containing descriptions of all fashionable and approved dances, full directions for calling the figures, the amount of music required; hints on etiquette, the toilet, etc

A complete practical guide to the art of dancing Containing descriptio...

By Thomas Hillgrove ... (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

The American book of genteel behavior, a complete hand book of modern etiquette, for ladies and gentlemen, embracing the customs and usages of polite society ..

The American book of genteel behavior, a complete hand book of modern ...

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Manners and social usages

Manners and social usages

by Mrs. John Sherwood ... (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

The terpsichorean monitor

The terpsichorean monitor

By William E. Greene. (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

Everyday etiquette; a practical manual of social usages,
Young folks' encyclopædia of etiquette,

Young folks' encyclopædia of etiquette,

Also available in digital form.

The laws of etiquette or, Short rules and reflections for conduct in society

The laws of etiquette or, Short rules and reflections for conduct in s...

By a gentleman. (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

The lady's guide to perfect gentility in manners, dress, and conversation ... also a useful instructor in letter writing, toilet preparations, fancy needlework, millinery, dressmaking, care of wardrobe, the hair, teeth, hands, lips, complexion, etc

The lady's guide to perfect gentility in manners, dress, and conversat...

By Emily Thornwell ... (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

A complete practical guide to the art of dancing Containing descriptions of all fashionable and approved dances, full directions for calling the figures, the amount of music required; hints on etiquette, the toilet, etc

A complete practical guide to the art of dancing Containing descriptio...

By Thomas Hillgrove ... (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

The American book of genteel behavior, a complete hand book of modern etiquette, for ladies and gentlemen, embracing the customs and usages of polite society ..

The American book of genteel behavior, a complete hand book of modern ...

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Manners and social usages

Manners and social usages

by Mrs. John Sherwood ... (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

The terpsichorean monitor

The terpsichorean monitor

By William E. Greene. (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

Everyday etiquette; a practical manual of social usages,
Young folks' encyclopædia of etiquette,

Young folks' encyclopædia of etiquette,

Also available in digital form.

The laws of etiquette or, Short rules and reflections for conduct in society

The laws of etiquette or, Short rules and reflections for conduct in s...

By a gentleman. (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

The lady's guide to perfect gentility in manners, dress, and conversation ... also a useful instructor in letter writing, toilet preparations, fancy needlework, millinery, dressmaking, care of wardrobe, the hair, teeth, hands, lips, complexion, etc

The lady's guide to perfect gentility in manners, dress, and conversat...

By Emily Thornwell ... (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

A complete practical guide to the art of dancing Containing descriptions of all fashionable and approved dances, full directions for calling the figures, the amount of music required; hints on etiquette, the toilet, etc

A complete practical guide to the art of dancing Containing descriptio...

By Thomas Hillgrove ... (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

The American book of genteel behavior, a complete hand book of modern etiquette, for ladies and gentlemen, embracing the customs and usages of polite society ..

The American book of genteel behavior, a complete hand book of modern ...

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Manners and social usages

Manners and social usages

by Mrs. John Sherwood ... (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

The terpsichorean monitor

The terpsichorean monitor

By William E. Greene. (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)