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Case (Inrō) with Design of Dragon Flies
[Microscopic view of blue fly and fly wing at right]

[Microscopic view of blue fly and fly wing at right]

Illus. in: Micrographia / Robert Hooke. London: J. Martyn and J. Allestry, 1665. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 86.

[Male gnat, with details of two heads, and two smaller gnats, as seen through a microscope]

[Male gnat, with details of two heads, and two smaller gnats, as seen ...

Illus. in: Bybel der nature : Jan Swammerdam. Leyden : I. Severinus, 1737-1738, plate 32. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 88.

Aries and Musca Borealis / Sidy. Hall, sculpt.

Aries and Musca Borealis / Sidy. Hall, sculpt.

Astronomical chart showing a ram and a fly forming the constellations. Illus. in: Urania's mirror, 1825, pl. 16.

"Sure Catch" sticky fly paper

"Sure Catch" sticky fly paper

Advertisement for fly paper shows flies playing baseball with insets illustrating a variety of plays. Caption on border: "Sure Catch" sticky fly paper, 25 double sheets, sealed with flexible adhesive border. Pr... more

Game birds of America. Quail (Ortyx Virginiana) / H.M. Clay 1861.

Game birds of America. Quail (Ortyx Virginiana) / H.M. Clay 1861.

Print shows three dead quails hanging upside down from a nail in a wall; also shows a fly on the wall at lower left. 19479 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Inscribed in blue pencil on lower right: Deposi... more

Shoo fly Habana

Shoo fly Habana

Tobacco package label showing an African American banjo player kicking off his shoe at a bothersome fly. Title from item.

A failure in fly-paper / F. Graetz.

A failure in fly-paper / F. Graetz.

Illustration shows flypaper labeled "Butler Fly-Paper Prepared only by Blaine, Elkins, & Co." to which flies do not stick, on a plate on a table; Stephen B. Elkins, standing in the background, is drinking from ... more

No wonder he was frightened off! / Dalrymple.

No wonder he was frightened off! / Dalrymple.

Print shows Admiral George Dewey carrying a suitcase labeled "Dewey U.S.A.", and coming ashore where he is beset by gnats carrying signs that state "Write us a soap advertisement, This house you can't use but p... more

"Killed in committee" / J.S. Pughe.

"Killed in committee" / J.S. Pughe.

Illustration shows Nelson W. Aldrich as a large spider on a cobweb labeled "Senate Committee Room" spread between the U.S. Capitol and a "Standard Oil" tower, on which several flies labeled "Anti-Trust Bill, Fr... more

"Will you walk into my parlor?" said the spider to the fly / K.

"Will you walk into my parlor?" said the spider to the fly / K.

Illustration shows a spider labeled "Interstate Commerce Commission" on a its web labeled "The Law" and a large fly labeled "Harriman" that is caught in the web. Title from item. Illus. in: Puck, v. 61, no. 158... more

Saint Sam and the dragon / Frank A. Nankivell.

Saint Sam and the dragon / Frank A. Nankivell.

Illustration shows Uncle Sam as a knight on horseback, carrying a lance labeled "Anti-Fly Crusade", charging toward a gigantic fly emerging from a container, with a small child at its feet. Title from item. Cap... more

The flies got wise / L.M. Glackens.

The flies got wise / L.M. Glackens.

Illustration shows a large spider labeled "Flim Flam Finance" with a disgruntled look on its face, sitting on a cobweb labeled "Wall Street", looking at a bunch of flies labeled "The Public" hovering just beyon... more

Battlefield after a Canadian charge

Battlefield after a Canadian charge

Two dead soldiers on the battlefield during World War I. In this rather harrowing image we can see two dead soldiers, in uniform, lying on their backs in the foreground, with a third just visible in the distanc... more

Industrial war bread? / PR.

Industrial war bread? / PR.

Poster showing a mule "Industry" kicking and snorting as it is bothered by flies "Unwise laws," and "Tax," and its food is infested with bugs, rat "Waste," and snake "Agitation." Title continues: If our good mu... more

Don't blame it all on the war! / PR.

Don't blame it all on the war! / PR.

Poster showing a mule "Industry" upsetting a cart as it is bothered by flies "Unjust taxation," "Agitation," Waste," "Strife," and "Unfair laws." Title continues: As a consumer has it ever occurred to you there... more

Here Come the Flies

Here Come the Flies

Berryman Political Cartoon Collection

Alliance Among D.C. Flies and Rats

Alliance Among D.C. Flies and Rats

Berryman Political Cartoon Collection

Outwitted by community sanitation Community sanitation planning keeps flies away from deadly disease germs... / / Buczak.

Outwitted by community sanitation Community sanitation planning keeps ...

Poster promoting sanitary facilities showing a giant fly above an outhouse. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress).

The fly is as deadly as a bomber!!

The fly is as deadly as a bomber!!

Poster for Philadelphia Department of Health warning of potential health risks from exposure to flies. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress).

Jimmy Carter - Fishing Flies

Jimmy Carter - Fishing Flies

Carter White House Photographs: Presidential

Fishing Flies

Fishing Flies

"Monty Hansen Quality Flies 50 Each" Maker: Hansen, Monty

Artwork: "DECO Flies the Sky 1982" Artist: Alice Gordezky

Artwork: "DECO Flies the Sky 1982" Artist: Alice Gordezky

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A Russian made Mi-24 Hind Helicopter Flies over the battlefield during ASCIET (All Service Combat Identification evaluation Test) training that is conducted at the US Army Training Support center, Fort Stewart, Georgia

A Russian made Mi-24 Hind Helicopter Flies over the battlefield during...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Fort Stewart State: Georgia (GA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combi... more

MESSENGER Flies through Mercury Magnetosphere

MESSENGER Flies through Mercury Magnetosphere

This frame from an animation shows a conceptual sketch of Mercury magnetosphere at the time of NASA MESSENGER spacecraft flyby. NASA/University of Michigan/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Ca... more

Today, MESSENGER Flies by Mercury!

Today, MESSENGER Flies by Mercury!

Today, MESSENGER Flies by Mercury! NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Carnegie Institution of Washington

The Plague of Flies (Exodus 8:21)

The Plague of Flies (Exodus 8:21)

Workshop of Federico Zuccaro (Zuccari) (Italian, Sant'Angelo in Vado 1540/42–1609 Ancona)

Ikunojo III as Chiyosaki Striking the Chozubachi; a Shower of Gold Coin Flies

Ikunojo III as Chiyosaki Striking the Chozubachi; a Shower of Gold Coi...

Katsukawa Shunshō (Japanese, 1726–1792) Edo period (1615–1868)