Life of the Prophet Muhammad written at the order of the Mamluk sultan al-Mansûr 'Alâ' al-Dîn 'Alî (d. 778/1376). The work was first illustrated during the reign of the Ottoman sultan Murâd III.
Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Les raisons des forces movvantes auec diuerses machines tant vtilles que plaisantes, ... / par Salomon de Cavs .... Francfort : en la boutique de I. Norton, 1615. Publ... More
Illustration shows the details of a steam-driven mechanical apparatus for opening doors. Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Gli artificiosi e cvriosi moti spiritali di Herone / Giambattista Aleotti. Bol... More
Print shows dejected members of the Coldstream Guards sitting around a banquet table bemoaning a possible assignment in America. Includes five stanzas of verse. Title from item. Forms part of: British Cartoon ... More
Print shows a smiling man, "platonic love", on one knee as three women beat him with whips made of bulrushes(?); on the wall in the background are two portraits, "The Maid of Drury" and "The Maid of the Oaks." ... More
Two officers, on a tall, lanky, elderly man and the other a child, sit facing each other eating sweets at a confectioner's. A third officer, fat and knock-kneed, stands guard in the doorway. The windows of the ... More
Positive Photostat.; Verse.; Washington, George.; Odes on his deatg.; Not in Ford. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printe... More
Print shows Napoleon I seated backwards on a donkey on the road "to Elba" from Fontainebleau; he holds a broken sword in one hand and the donkey's tail in the other while two drummers follow him playing a farew... More
Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 73, Folder 26.
This image has been taken from scan 000041 from "The Hero's Funeral: a poem. [On the funeral of the Duke of Wellington.]". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by use... More
Print shows Sir Henry Havelock, full-length portrait, sitting, facing right, wearing dress uniform and holding a quill pen at a desk in a tent in Lucknow, India, during the Indian Mutiny of 1857. Havelock defen... More
Wood engraving after a photograph. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, v. 6, (1862 March 8), p. 145 (front page). Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Caption card tracings: Pres. I.; Shelf.
This image has been taken from scan 000070 from "Pambaniso, a Kaffir hero: or, Scenes from savage life. An historical Kaffir tale". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, creat... More
This image has been taken from scan 000464 from "[Vanity Fair. A novel without a hero ... With all the original illustrations by the author, etc.]". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated... More
This image has been taken from scan 000226 from "Hero Tales of the American Soldier and Sailor, as told by the heroes themselves and their comrades. The story of our great war. [Edited by J. W. Buel.]". The tit... More
Illustration shows a series of nine vignettes to the left and across the top of a main illustration. In each vignette a man puts himself at risk in one way or another; one man gets up in the middle of the night... More
Reproduction of print showing Theodore Roosevelt seated on a horse saluting American flag flying over hill in the background. I10101 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from copyright registration. Copyright 1904 by C... More