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Design for a Gas Lamp with Gilt Base and Glass Globe

Guérard (French, active early 19th century)

The sylvic gas light B. Franklin Coston, patentee, Washington City, D.C. / / A. De Vaudricourt del. ; C.B. Graham's Lithy. D.C.

Print showing a gas light generator for use in "Hotels, Light Houses, Steam Boats, Cottages, Factories, Churches" with vignettes of buildings, boats, and gas lights.

Who says gas? Or the Democratic b-hoy

A pro-Democrat satire, pitting Democratic candidate Lewis Cass against Whig nominee Zachary Taylor in a bout for the presidency. Cass (center) is the obvious favorite. He wears the stovepipe hat, boots, bold pl... more

Grand set to between rough and ready and Genal. Gas

Zachary Taylor and Lewis Cass engage in a bout of fisticuffs in their battle for the presidency in 1848. Taylor, clearly getting the better of his opponent, seizes Cass by the lapels saying, "A little more gra... more

Design for a Gas Chandelier

Anonymous, French, 19th century

Gas Chandelier

Probably designed by Henry N. Hooper and Company (ca. 1831–68) Probably made in Boston, Massachusetts, United States

James Hyatt Inhaling Chlorine Gas

Between 1850 and 1859 Welling operated a daguerreotype portrait studio at 226 Bleecker Street in New York City. No ordinary likeness, this daguerreotype (a unique silver image on a copper plate) of James Hyatt ... more

Gas and glory

A satire on Franklin Pierce's alleged ineptness as an officer during the Mexican War. There are two scenes. In the left frame, in "New Hampshire," Pierce trains a band of volunteer militia, exhorting them, "Fo... more

Gas regulator

U.S. Capitol? (drawing).

Route of a proposed railroad from Powelton, West Philada. to the Philada; gas works and thence to the river Delaware; surveyed by the engineer of the Pennsylva Rail Road Co.

Outline map of Philadelphia and vicinity showing different railroad lines and depots. Below "Line E" on the map is the following statement. "Surveyed by Edw. H. Saunders, Nov. 1856."