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[Title page for The complete gentleman, by Henry Peacham, with elaborate border showing figures of "Nobilitas" and "Scientia"] / Fr. Delaram sculp. anno. 1522 [i.e., 1622]

[Title page for The complete gentleman, by Henry Peacham, with elabora...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: The complete gentleman / Henry Peacham. London : Francis Constable, 1622, title page. Reference copy in LOT 7007.

Il [mondo] e [per] lo piu [gabbia] di [matti] / Giuseppe Ma. Mitelli inv. dissegno, et int. In Bologna 1654.

Il [mondo] e [per] lo piu [gabbia] di [matti] / Giuseppe Ma. Mitelli i...

Print shows a large cage containing all manner of men, from scientists and musicians to the dregs of society. Sitting outside on the top of the cage are Fortune, whom all desire to reach, and the artist, busily... More

Cavalcade de Masquea. Book illustration from Library of Congress

Cavalcade de Masquea. Book illustration from Library of Congress

Print shows 8 vignettes with figures on horseback identified by various attributes, such as the figure at top left, "Le Marquis de la triste figure" or the melancholy marquis followed by "Le pere la Joie", "Mr.... More

Letter to John Aspinwall from his cousin outlining family genealogy, 5/22/[?]
Letter to John Aspinwall from his cousin outlining family genealogy, 5/22/[?]
Letter fragment, Brookline manuscript collection
Letter to John Aspinwall from his cousin outlining family genealogy, 5/22/[?]
Receipt to Thomas Aspinwall for money paid for soldiers
Letter fragment, Brookline manuscript collection
Letter to John Aspinwall from his cousin outlining family genealogy, 5/22/[?]
[Portrait of a woman]

[Portrait of a woman]

Drawing shows a woman, princess or empress, full-length portrait, facing front. Title devised by Library staff. Gift; Crosby Stuart Noyes; 1906. Forms part of: Crosby Stuart Noyes collection (Library of Congres... More

[Warrior archer]

[Warrior archer]

Drawing shows a front view of an archer wearing uniform with padded armor, sword, and carrying an unstrung bow.

[Warrior or nobleman archer]

[Warrior or nobleman archer]

Drawing shows a rear view of an archer with the elements of his uniform, from headdress to quiver of arrows, even the design on the clothing, identified in Japanese.

Grown ladies and gentlemen taught to dance!!, British Cartoon Print

Grown ladies and gentlemen taught to dance!!, British Cartoon Print

Print shows a dancing master with violin teaching a man how to bow as two people sit on chairs against the wall, a couple dances, and a man and woman use contraptions to improve their posture. Title from item. ... More

[Suzume uri to suzume odori]

[Suzume uri to suzume odori]

Drawing shows a porter sitting on the ground with shoulder pole and baskets; his hands are raised as he looks to the left at three fairy-like figures dancing. A stern-looking head-and-shoulders portrait of a ma... More

A most charming picture--Admirable figures

A most charming picture--Admirable figures

People socializing outdoors.

Acknowledgement of receipt of 52 peppercorns for the use of the Congregational Church
Letter to his brother William, 7/23/1832
Letter to his brother William, 12/12/1832
Letter to his brother William, 4/8/1833
Letter to his brother William, 2/1/1833
Letter to his brother William, 9/9/1834, includes photograph of a woman
Letter to his brother William, 7/15/1835
Letter to his brother William, 7/11/1836
Letter to his brother William, 3/8/1837
Letter to his brother William, 6/17/1839
Letter to his brother William, 1/12/1840
Letter to his brother William, 1/12/1840
Letter to his brother William, 1/12/1840
[Scene from the life of Washington?]

[Scene from the life of Washington?]

Title devised by cataloger. No publication information. (DLC/PP-1941:0074). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress).

Letter to his brother William, 1/12/1840
Hindoo custumes sic, Mauritius P.S. Duval & Co. steam Lith. press, Phil

Hindoo custumes sic, Mauritius P.S. Duval & Co. steam Lith. press, Phi...

Print shows Hindu women washing themselves and their clothing in a stream; Hindu men are supplicating themselves in prayer on the bank of the stream before entering to wash. Title from item. Stamped in lower le... More

Draft of letter of condolence to Daniel Webster’s widow and family
Lists of members of the general court for Brookline and Marshfield
Letter of condolence to Daniel Webster’s widow and family
Flyer announcing a meeting to determine Brookline's response to the death of Daniel Webster
Receipts for services related to official observance of the death of Daniel Webster
Account of the estate of G. A. Brewer
Account of body of a man found in full back bay basin
Undated notes found with Aspinwall letters
Oath of allegiance to the United States of America
An awkward predicament (Icelandic custom)

An awkward predicament (Icelandic custom)

Drawing shows a woman, standing, pulling off a seated man's trousers. The woman appears to look at the man with a knowning eye, while the man seems surprised at her actions. Taylor visited Iceland in 1862, perh... More

Letter of resignation from the Navy
Letter of application for promotion to Acting 1st Assistant Engineer in the U.S. Navy
Zhenskie obychai u Tadzhikov. Uveselenie (mailis)

Zhenskie obychai u Tadzhikov. Uveselenie (mailis)

Title from item. Illus. in: Turkestanskīĭ alʹbom, chastʹ ėtnograficheskai︠a︡..., 1871-1872, part 2, vol. 1, pl. 74.

Zhenskie obychai u Tadzhikov. Zhenskii vtornik, Bibi-Seshambe

Zhenskie obychai u Tadzhikov. Zhenskii vtornik, Bibi-Seshambe

Photograph shows a group of young women sitting outdoors on a rug on which food is spread. Title from item. Illus. in: Turkestanskīĭ alʹbom, chastʹ ėtnograficheskai︠a︡..., 1871-1872, part 2, vol. 1, pl. 74.

Evreiskie obychai. Uveselenie (bazm) Evreek

Evreiskie obychai. Uveselenie (bazm) Evreek

Photograph shows a group of women and children celebrating outdoors. One woman has a drum and another appears to be dancing. Title from item. Illus. in: Turkestanskīĭ alʹbom, chastʹ ėtnograficheskai︠a︡..., 1871... More

Evreiskie obychai. Pelenanie v liul'ku (gavara bendan)

Evreiskie obychai. Pelenanie v liul'ku (gavara bendan)

Photograph shows a group of women and children. Title from item. Illus. in: Turkestanskīĭ alʹbom, chastʹ ėtnograficheskai︠a︡..., 1871-1872, part 2, vol. 1, pl. 81.

Zhenskie obychai u Tadzhikov. Dzhakhr

Zhenskie obychai u Tadzhikov. Dzhakhr

Title from item. Illus. in: Turkestanskīĭ alʹbom, chastʹ ėtnograficheskai︠a︡..., 1871-1872, part 2, vol. 1, pl. 74. "Dzhakhr" is a Persian word.

Tadzhikskie svadebnye obriady. Svaty (zauchi [sic])

Tadzhikskie svadebnye obriady. Svaty (zauchi [sic])

Photograph shows a group of men seated on the ground praying(?). Title from item. Illus. in: Turkestanskīĭ alʹbom, chastʹ ėtnograficheskai︠a︡..., 1871-1872, part 2, vol. 1, pl. 72. "Zauchi [sic]" translated fro... More

The Street car question again

The Street car question again

Cartoon showing woman standing, and men, seated, reading newspapers, on streetcar; and cartoon showing men trying to get on moving streetcar; on page of advertisements. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1868 Feb. 1, p. 80.

The people of India : A series of photographic illustrations, with descriptive letterpress ... [Title page, V. 1]
The People of India. [Illustrated cover]
Neapolitan peasants, showing two women carrying bundles of carpet on their heads

Neapolitan peasants, showing two women carrying bundles of carpet on t...

Stamped on mount: Fotografia Girogio Conrad, Strada fontana Medina 54, Napoli ; N. 121. In album: Browning Collection of Portraits, etc., p. 28 (top left). Color laser copy reference surrogate for LOT 6633 is a... More

A model, three-quarter length portrait of unidentified woman, seated, facing front

A model, three-quarter length portrait of unidentified woman, seated, ...

Stamped on mount: F. D'Arti via Condotti, No. 32, Roma. In album: Browning Collection of Portraits, etc., p. 43 (bottom right). Color laser copy reference surrogate for LOT 6633 is available for use in the Prin... More

Neapolitan peasant, rag picker

Neapolitan peasant, rag picker

Stamped on mount: Fotografia Girogio Conrad, Strada fontana Medina 54, Napoli ; N. 203. In album: Browning Collection of Portraits, etc., p. 28 (bottom right). Color laser copy reference surrogate for LOT 6633 ... More

Neapolitan peasant, fisher boy

Neapolitan peasant, fisher boy

Stamped on mount: Fotografia Girogio Conrad, Strada fontana Medina 54, Napoli ; N. 123. In album: Browning Collection of Portraits, etc., p. 28 (bottom left). Color laser copy reference surrogate for LOT 6633 i... More

Neapolitan peasants, milking the goat

Neapolitan peasants, milking the goat

Stamped on mount: Fotografia Girogio Conrad, Strada fontana Medina 54, Napoli ; N. 189. In album: Browning Collection of Portraits, etc., p. 29 (top right). Color laser copy reference surrogate for LOT 6633 is ... More

Neapolitan peasants, one playing the zampogna, a bagpipe instrument and the other playing a piffero (right)

Neapolitan peasants, one playing the zampogna, a bagpipe instrument an...

Stamped on mount: Fotografia Girogio Conrad, Strada fontana Medina 54, Napoli ; N. 111. In album: Browning Collection of Portraits, etc., p. 28 (top right). Color laser copy reference surrogate for LOT 6633 is ... More

[Tall, metal, ornate plant stands and figurine, all with dragon motif, on a table]

[Tall, metal, ornate plant stands and figurine, all with dragon motif,...

Title devised by Library staff. From the "Metal work" series. Gift; Mrs. David Murray; 1909. Forms part of: David Murray collection. Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

Tickets to Boston Tea Party Centennial
And Captain Roderique made a profound obsequious bow

And Captain Roderique made a profound obsequious bow

(DLC/PP-1933:0205). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: "Letters of a new congressman's wife."

L'Orient - Print, Library of Congress collection

L'Orient - Print, Library of Congress collection

General information about the Popular and Applied Graphic Art print materials is available at: https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.pga Title information compiled by Junior Fellows, 2005-2017. Restein, E.P. & L., cop... More

Letter to CR, containing Aspinwall genealogical information, 4/1/1877
Learning to write

Learning to write

Drawing shows a boy, seated at a low table, writing with a brush. Title from item. Japanese text appears on the right, outside the image box. Inscribed in pencil on lower left corner of paper mount: [K]ano Dec.... More

Raincoat, umbrella hat, brush hook, spade, hoe, sickle

Raincoat, umbrella hat, brush hook, spade, hoe, sickle

Drawings show, in top illustration, a raincoat and a traditional conical hat; and in bottom illustration, four farm implements.

Horn-rimmed spectacles - telescope

Horn-rimmed spectacles - telescope

Title from item. Unsigned, possibly by Kano, 1878. From the "Medicine" series. Gift; Mrs. David Murray; 1909. Forms part of: David Murray collection. Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

[Japanese man, full-length, standing, facing left, wearing minister's robe over kimono]

[Japanese man, full-length, standing, facing left, wearing minister's ...

Title devised by Library staff. Unsigned, possibly by Kano, 1878. From the "Social life" series. Gift; Mrs. David Murray; 1909. Forms part of: David Murray collection. Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawing... More

[A koto or Japanese zither]

[A koto or Japanese zither]

Title devised by Library staff. Inscribed in pencil on lower left corner of paper mount: Kano Nov. 1878. From the "Music" series. Gift; Mrs. David Murray; 1909. Forms part of: David Murray collection. Forms par... More

[Two men with long noses playing a game of go]

[Two men with long noses playing a game of go]

Title devised by Library staff. Inscribed in pencil on lower left corner of paper mount: Kano Dec. 1878. From figure in "Kuwacho [?] Dzushi Ki." From the "Social life" series. Gift; Mrs. David Murray; 1909. For... More

[Unknown object with open-work base, ornamental shaft, and cord(?)]

[Unknown object with open-work base, ornamental shaft, and cord(?)]

Title devised by Library staff. Inscribed in pencil on lower left corner of paper mount: Kano Dec. 1878. From figure in [blank]. From the "Metal work" series. Gift; Mrs. David Murray; 1909. Forms part of: David... More

The Japanese Santa Klaus

The Japanese Santa Klaus

Drawing shows two children standing next to a wall with a circular opening through which Hotei, one of the Japanese seven lucky gods, is reaching to give the children a gift. Title from item. Inscribed lower ri... More

Carpenter's chisels

Carpenter's chisels

Drawing shows eight types of wood chisels. Title from item. Inscribed in pencil on lower left corner of paper mount: Kano Nov. 1878. From the "Construction" series. Gift; Mrs. David Murray; 1909. Forms part of:... More

[Circular designs, maple leaves in a bubble and a person blowing bubbles]

[Circular designs, maple leaves in a bubble and a person blowing bubbl...

Title devised by Library staff. Inscribed in pencil on lower left corner of paper mount: Kato Dec. 1878. Fig. 9. Insert anywhere. From the "Lacquer" series. Gift; Mrs. David Murray; 1909. Forms part of: David M... More

Night lamp & hand lamp

Night lamp & hand lamp

Drawing shows a large upright lamp and a small lamp. Title from item. Inscribed in pencil on lower left corner of paper mount: Kano Nov. 1878. From the "Social life" series. Gift; Mrs. David Murray; 1909. Forms... More

Ornamental lantern post for garden

Ornamental lantern post for garden

Drawing shows stone lantern with tall bush (possibly nandina) and small stones in garden setting.

Sifting with gold powder, fig. 6

Sifting with gold powder, fig. 6

Drawing shows a hand holding a tube, possibly made of bamboo, for sifting gold powder.

[Decanter or narrow-necked bottle] Japan
Mortar

Mortar

Drawing shows a stone(?) wheel pestle on a spool in a tray; mortar and pestle. Title from item. Inscribed in pencil on lower left corner of paper mount: Kano Nov. 1878. From the "Medicine" series. Gift; Mrs. Da... More

Top of imp. carriage, bronze, by ancient

Top of imp. carriage, bronze, by ancient

Drawing showing an ornamental bronze design of a phoenix figure with human head and arms, for the top of the imperial carriage. Title from item. Japanese text appears on the right, outside the image box. Unsign... More

Magatama[?], curved gems - kudatama, straight gems, worn by high off.

Magatama[?], curved gems - kudatama, straight gems, worn by high off.

Drawing shows two long sets of gems suspended from cords, worn by high government officials. Title from item. Japanese text appears on the right, outside the image box. Unsigned, possibly by Kano 1878. From the... More

Cymbals - drum

Cymbals - drum

Title from item. Inscribed in pencil on lower left corner of paper mount: Kano Dec. 1878. From the "Music" series. Gift; Mrs. David Murray; 1909. Forms part of: David Murray collection. Forms part of: Japanese ... More

Bowl in my collection Japan

Bowl in my collection Japan

Drawing shows a porcelain bowl with floral designs painted on it. Title from item. Inscribed in pencil on lower left corner of paper mount: Kano Dec. 1878. From the "Ceramic" series. Gift; Mrs. David Murray; 19... More

Surgery [scalpels]

Surgery [scalpels]

Title from item. Japanese text appears on the right, outside the image box. Inscribed in pencil on lower left corner of paper mount: Kano Dec. '78. From the "Medicine" series. Gift; Mrs. David Murray; 1909. For... More

[A man fishing from the bank of a river]
[Astrological device showing signs of the Chinese calendar, with case]

[Astrological device showing signs of the Chinese calendar, with case]

Title devised by Library staff. Inscribed in pencil on lower left corner of paper mount: Kano Nov. 1878. From the "Medicine" series. Gift; Mrs. David Murray; 1909. Forms part of: David Murray collection. Forms ... More

[Medical practitioner with patient]

[Medical practitioner with patient]

Title devised by Library staff. Japanese text appears on the right, outside the image box. Inscribed in pencil on lower left corner of paper mount: Kano Oct. 1878. From the "Medicine" series. Gift; Mrs. David M... More

[Japanese woman, full-length, standing, facing right, wearing robe over kimono]

[Japanese woman, full-length, standing, facing right, wearing robe ove...

Title devised by Library staff. Unsigned, possibly by Kano, 1878. From the "Social life" series. Gift; Mrs. David Murray; 1909. Forms part of: David Murray collection. Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawing... More

[An elderly man, seated, smoking]

[An elderly man, seated, smoking]

Title devised by Library staff. Inscribed in pencil on lower left corner of paper mount: Kano Dec. '78. From the "Social life" series. Gift; Mrs. David Murray; 1909. Forms part of: David Murray collection. Form... More

Lattice work

Lattice work

Title from item. Inscribed in pencil on lower left corner of paper mount: Kano Dec. 1878. From the "Construction" series. Gift; Mrs. David Murray; 1909. Forms part of: David Murray collection. Forms part of: Ja... More

[Domestic cat]

[Domestic cat]

Title devised by Library staff. Unsigned, possibly by Kano, 1878. From the "Social life" series. Gift; Mrs. David Murray; 1909. Forms part of: David Murray collection. Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawing... More

Shishi (lion) placed in front of shinto temples

Shishi (lion) placed in front of shinto temples

Title from item. Japanese text appears on the right, outside the image box. Unsigned, possibly by Kano, 1878. From the "Religion" series. Gift; Mrs. David Murray; 1909. Forms part of: David Murray collection. F... More

Vase

Vase

Drawing shows a vase with various designs painted on it. Title from item. Inscribed in pencil on lower left corner of paper mount: Kano Dec. 1878. From piece in my collection. From the "Ceramic" series. Gift; M... More

Driving piles

Driving piles

Drawing shows a group of workmen standing on a platform on scaffolding driving a post into the ground; also shows device for driving piles. Title from item. Inscribed in pencil on lower left corner of paper mou... More

[Mythological blue Buddhist or Hindu figure, full-length, standing on small island among waves, facing right, against backdrop of flames with phoenix head]

[Mythological blue Buddhist or Hindu figure, full-length, standing on ...

Title devised by Library staff. Japanese(?) text inscribed to the left of the image. Unsigned, possibly by Kano, 1878. From the "Religion" series. Gift; Mrs. David Murray; 1909. Forms part of: David Murray coll... More

Fine lacquer painting, fig. 4

Fine lacquer painting, fig. 4

Drawing shows a hand holding a small paint brush. Title from item. Japanese text appears on the right, outside the image box. Unsigned, possibly by Kano, 1878. From the "Lacquer" series. Gift; Mrs. David Murray... More

[Religious figure sitting on a lotus, facing front, with blue/green halo behind his head]

[Religious figure sitting on a lotus, facing front, with blue/green ha...

Title devised by Library staff. Unsigned, possibly by Kano, 1878. From the "Religion" series. Gift; Mrs. David Murray; 1909. Forms part of: David Murray collection. Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (... More

[Incense pot and burner]

[Incense pot and burner]

Title devised by Library staff. Inscribed in pencil on lower left corner of paper mount: Kano Dec. 1878. From figure in "Kuwacho [?] Dzushi Ki." From the "Religion" series. Gift; Mrs. David Murray; 1909. Forms ... More

[Japanese man, full-length, standing, facing right, wearing robes of a nobleman, such as emperor or prince]

[Japanese man, full-length, standing, facing right, wearing robes of a...

Title devised by Library staff. Unsigned, possibly by Kano, 1878. From the "Social life" series. Gift; Mrs. David Murray; 1909. Forms part of: David Murray collection. Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawing... More

[Metal comb with design showing Ebisu, one of the seven lucky gods, holding a large fish and fishing pole]

[Metal comb with design showing Ebisu, one of the seven lucky gods, ho...

Title devised by Library staff. Inscribed in pencil on lower left corner of paper mount: Kano Dec. 1878. From figure in "Kuwacho Sansui Dzushiki" [i.e., Kachō sansui zushiki]. From the "Metal work" series. Gift... More

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