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[First class promenade on the boat deck]

[First class promenade on the boat deck]

Title: [First class promenade on the boat deck] ..Creator: Bedford Lemere & Co. ..Date: ca. 1905-1907..Place: The United Kingdom ..Part Of: Photographs of Q.S.T.S. ''Lusitania''..Physical Description: 1 ... more

The John Frank Keith Collection is held by the Library Company of Philadelphia, a non-profit research library

The John Frank Keith Collection is held by the Library Company of Phil...

Keith, John Frank, 1883-1947, photographer...ca. 1910-1940..1 photographic print : gelatin silver; 14 x 9 cm. (5.5 x 3.5 in.)..Image provided for reference purposes. Please visit our rights and reproductions w... more

Jackson Square, New Orleans

Jackson Square, New Orleans

Title: Jackson Square, New Orleans..Date: 1946..Part Of: Robert Yarnall Richie photographs..Place: New Orleans, Louisiana..Physical Description: 1 photographic print: gelatin silver; 12.7 x 7.6 cm. ..Form/Genre... more

Untitled (Native American in buffalo headdress)

Untitled (Native American in buffalo headdress)

Artist: Richard Throssel.Artist Bio: American, 1882 - 1933.Creation Date: c. 1910.Process: gelatin silver print.Credit Line: Gift of Graham and Susan Nash.Accession Number: 2003.003.053

Elizabeth Kortright Monroe

Elizabeth Kortright Monroe

Photograph showing Mrs. James Monroe, bust portrait, facing right. Title from item. Photo of oil portrait by John Vanderlyn.

A few small temples still retain their lines of classic beauty. With the recollection of Greece's ancient glory one may spend pleasant hours in the Acropolis The prime minister, Colonel Gonatas of the Revolutionary Government tells Mr. Carpenter what fun it is to boss generals about when only a colonel

A few small temples still retain their lines of classic beauty. With t...

Photographs show ruins of the Acropolis and Frank Carpenter with the Prime Minister of Greece, Colonel Stylianos Gonatas, Athens, Greece. Title from item. Negative series code stamped on page: LC-C26. Written ... more

Martha Jefferson Randolph, daughter of Thomas Jefferson

Martha Jefferson Randolph, daughter of Thomas Jefferson

Photograph showing Martha Randolph, head and shoulder portrait, facing left. Title from item. Portrait by Thomas Sully.

Louisa Catherine Johnson Adams, wife of President John Q. Adams

Louisa Catherine Johnson Adams, wife of President John Q. Adams

Photograph showing Mrs. John Quincy Adams, head-and-shoulder portrait, facing right. Title from item. Photo of portrait painted by Charles Bird King.

Mary Abigail Fillmore, hostess for President Fillmore at White House

Mary Abigail Fillmore, hostess for President Fillmore at White House

Photograph showing Mary Fillmore, head-and-shoulder portrait, facing front. Title from item. Photo of portrait.

[Mrs. John Tyler, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left]

[Mrs. John Tyler, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left]

Title devised by Library staff. Photo of portrait.

Emily Tenessee Donalson, niece of President Jackson and White House hostess

Emily Tenessee Donalson, niece of President Jackson and White House ho...

Photograph showing Emily Donelson, head-and-shoulder portrait, facing right. Title from item. Photo of portrait.

Sarah York Jackson, daughter-in-law and White House hostess for President Jackson

Sarah York Jackson, daughter-in-law and White House hostess for Presid...

Photograph showing Sarah Jackson, head-and-shoulder portrait, facing left. Title from item. Photo of portrait.

Louis-Jacques-Mandé Daguerre
Letitia Tyler Semple, daughter of President John Tyler

Letitia Tyler Semple, daughter of President John Tyler

Photograph showing Letitia Semple, three-quarter-length portrait, standing, leaning on rail. Title from item. Photo of portrait.

[James Buchanan, bust portrait, facing right]

[James Buchanan, bust portrait, facing right]

Title devised by Library staff.

Harriet Lane Johnston, White House hostess for President Buchanan

Harriet Lane Johnston, White House hostess for President Buchanan

Photograph showing Harriet Johnston, head and shoulders portrait, left profile. Title from item. Photo of engraving by J.C. Buttre. From Laura C. Holloway, The Ladies of the White House, 1881, opp. p. 442.

[San Francisco, 1851, from Rincon Hill]

[San Francisco, 1851, from Rincon Hill]

J141156 U.S. Copyright Office Reproduction of daguerreotypes likely taken prior to April 22, 1851. Date based on the presence of the steamer "C.M. Weber," which was in San Francisco for repairs. Sections missin... more

[Abraham Lincoln while campaigning for the U.S. Senate, taken in Chicago, Illinois

[Abraham Lincoln while campaigning for the U.S. Senate, taken in Chica...

Title devised by Library staff. Original photograph: The original daguerreotype is at the Chicago Historical Society. Ostendorf, no. 6 Meserve, no. 3 Published in: Lincoln's photographs: a complete album / by L... more

Charlotte Cushman as Meg Merrilies in "Guy Mannering"

Charlotte Cushman as Meg Merrilies in "Guy Mannering"

Photograph by Mathew Brady Studio. Published in: Eyes of the nation : a visual history of the United States / Vincent Virga and curators of the Library of Congress ; historical commentary by Alan Brinkley. New ... more

[Abraham Lincoln: Immediately prior to Senate nomination, Chicago, Illinois]

[Abraham Lincoln: Immediately prior to Senate nomination, Chicago, Ill...

Abraham Lincoln, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right. Ostendorf, no. 2 Meserve, no. 6 Published in: Lincoln's photographs: a complete album / by Lloyd Ostendorf. Dayton, OH: Rockywood Press, 1998, p. 6-7.

[Abraham Lincoln, immediately prior to Senate nomination, Chicago, Illinois]

[Abraham Lincoln, immediately prior to Senate nomination, Chicago, Ill...

Abraham Lincoln, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right. According to Ostendorf, this portrait by Hessler was copied during Lincoln's campaign and further distributed. Ostendorf, no. 2 (variation) Meserve, n... more

[Abraham Lincoln while a traveling lawyer, taken in Danville, Illinois

[Abraham Lincoln while a traveling lawyer, taken in Danville, Illinois

Illus. in: The Photographs of Abraham Lincoln / Frederick Hill Meserve. New York, Privately printed, 1911, p. 43. Original photograph: The original ambrotype is at the Illinois State Historical Library. Ostendo... more

[Abraham Lincoln, half-length portrait, facing right]

[Abraham Lincoln, half-length portrait, facing right]

Photo shows Abraham Lincoln in an image that was widely reproduced on presidential campaign ribbins in 1860. Lincoln reportedly liked the photograph and often signed prints for admirers. (Source: Ostendorf, p. ... more

[Abraham Lincoln, half-length portrait, facing right]

[Abraham Lincoln, half-length portrait, facing right]

Photo shows Abraham Lincoln in an image that was widely reproduced on presidential campaign ribbons in 1860. Lincoln reportedly liked the photograph and often signed prints for admirers. (Source: Ostendorf, p. ... more

[Abraham Lincoln, bust-length portrait, facing right]

[Abraham Lincoln, bust-length portrait, facing right]

Ostendorf, no. 12 Meserve, no. 4 Original photograph: The original tintype is at the National Lincoln Museum (Old Ford's Theatre), according to Ostendorf. Published in: Lincoln's photographs: a complete album /... more

Fairhaven Bridge and Yacht Club

Fairhaven Bridge and Yacht Club

Black and white photo of Fairhaven Bridge and Yacht Club. Shows wide span of street photographed from low vantage point disappearing into distance; sidewalks, poles and metal openwork fences on either side of s... more

Purchase Street, New Bedford

Purchase Street, New Bedford

Black and white photo of Purchase St. looking south from Mechanics Lane. Image is in deep shadow, shows cobblestone street being crossed by a horse drawn cart and people moving to the right. Awninged commercial... more

[Abraham Lincoln, candidate for U.S. president, half-length portrait, looking right, May 20,1860]

[Abraham Lincoln, candidate for U.S. president, half-length portrait, ...

Photo shows presidential candidate Abraham Lincoln in Springfield, Illinois, two days after he won his party's nomination. (Source: Ostendorf, p. 42-3.) Title devised by Library staff Previously attributed to W... more

Union Street Showing Mansion House, New Bedford

Union Street Showing Mansion House, New Bedford

Black and white photo of Union Street, New Bedford, Massachusetts at southeast corner of Second Street. Early 20th century copy photo from ca. 1848 daguerreotype by Morris Smith. Row of wood frame buildings at ... more

Purchase Street, New Bedford

Purchase Street, New Bedford

Early 20th century black and white photo of early 19th century William Allen Wall painting showing Purchase Street, New Bedford, Massachusetts, as seen looking north from Union Street. Shows intersecting dirt r... more

Union Street from West, New Bedford

Union Street from West, New Bedford

Black and white photo of Union Street as seen looking west from First Street, New Bedford, Massachusetts. Shows cobblestone street in center with wood frame businesses at either side; telephone poles on left si... more

[Abraham Lincoln, candidate for U.S. president, before delivering his Cooper Union address, New York, N.Y., on Feb. 27, 1860]

[Abraham Lincoln, candidate for U.S. president, before delivering his ...

Title devised by Library staff. Ostendorf, no. 17 (variant) Meserve, no. 19 or no. 20 (detail) Published in: Lincoln's photographs: a complete album / by Lloyd Ostendorf. Dayton, OH: Rockywood Press, 1998, p. 385.

[Abraham Lincoln, candidate for U.S. president, three-quarter length portrait, before delivering his Cooper Union address in New York City] / Brady, N.Y.

[Abraham Lincoln, candidate for U.S. president, three-quarter length p...

Abraham Lincoln, three-quarter length portrait, standing, facing slightly right. Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: The Photographs of Abraham Lincoln / Frederick Hill Meserve. New York, Privately print... more

William Street, New Bedford

William Street, New Bedford

Black and white photo of Middle Street, New Bedford, Massachusetts, looking west from Second Street. Dirt and cobblestone intersecting streets with wood frame buildings that appear to be a mix of commercial and... more

Abigail Smith Adams wife of John Adams / photo of portrait by Gilbert Stuart.

Abigail Smith Adams wife of John Adams / photo of portrait by Gilbert ...

Photograph showing Mrs. John Adams, head and shoulder portrait, facing right. Title from item. Photo of portrait by Gilbert Stuart; portrait at National Gallery. Photo by Chester A. Lawrence, Dorchester, Mass.,... more

[Abraham Lincoln: President-elect]

[Abraham Lincoln: President-elect]

Abraham Lincoln, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left. Ostendorf, no. 40 Meserve, no. 33 Published in: Lincoln's photographs: a complete album / by Lloyd Ostendorf. Dayton, OH: Rockywood Press, 1998, p. 67.

Purchase Street, New Bedford

Purchase Street, New Bedford

Black and white photo of Purchase Street looking north from Union Street, New Bedford, Massachusetts. Cobblestone street with trolley car tracks; 3 story brick building with arched windows containing ornament i... more

[Abraham Lincoln, candidate for U.S. president, half-length portrait, looking left, May 20,1860]

[Abraham Lincoln, candidate for U.S. president, half-length portrait, ...

Photo shows presidential candidate Abraham Lincoln in Springfield, Illinois, two days after he won his party's nomination. (Source: Ostendorf, p. 42.) The Library's print is a copy of an ambrotype. As a result,... more

William Street, New Bedford

William Street, New Bedford

Black and white photo of William Street, New Bedford, Massachusetts, looking east from Pleasant Street. Two intersecting cobblestone streets with large turreted 5 story brick structure on corner at left; awning... more

[Portrait of Union officer holding a sword in his arm]
Chattanooga, Tenn. View of Army camp

Chattanooga, Tenn. View of Army camp

Title from item. Reproduction of image from unnamed source. Inscribed below image: Vol. 75 opp p. 3708.

[Boats docked at the shore of a river in a wooded area]

[Boats docked at the shore of a river in a wooded area]

Title devised by library staff. Purchase; L.C. Handy, Washington, D.C.; 1905 Nov. 25; (DLC/PP-1905: 42760A)

Pontoon bridge across James River above Jones' Landing (view from south side)

Pontoon bridge across James River above Jones' Landing (view from sout...

No. 2537. Title from item. Purchase; L.C. Handy, Washington, D.C.; 1905 Nov. 25; (DLC/PP-1905: 42760A)

Removing wounded, Fredericksburg, Va.? 57th N.Y. Ambulance Corps.

Removing wounded, Fredericksburg, Va.? 57th N.Y. Ambulance Corps.

Title from item. Brady-Handy Collection. Negative in National Archives Record Group 111: Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer, 1860-1985, Series: Mathew Brady Photographs of Civil War-Era Personali... more