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Ida Fieldman March 1945

Ida Fieldman March 1945

Ida was a 2nd Lt. Army Nurse stationed in US. She took care of the men from overseas...Collection of The Jewish Historical Society of Greater Hartford..We're happy for you to share this digital image within th... more

Disigno dell' isola de Gerbi con le seche che la difendeno dall' inondatione del mare, ...

Disigno dell' isola de Gerbi con le seche che la difendeno dall' inond...

Print shows an assault on Jerba Island (Tunisia) by the Christian Alliance armada under the command of Andrea Doria and the arrival of the Turkish fleet; the Christian fleet retreats in advance of the Turks who... more

L' Escalette Le Clerc f

L' Escalette Le Clerc f

Print shows the siege and bombardment of the fortified city of Messina or Taormina, Sicily, between 1674 and 1676 by the "Duc de Vivonne" commander of the fleet seen in the bay, and from batteries on the top of... more

A Race from Preston Pans to Berwick

A Race from Preston Pans to Berwick

Print shows General Sir John Cope and two other British officers riding to the gates of Berwick and announcing the defeat of British forces at Prestonpans by the Scots under the leadership of Charles Edward Stu... more

Sir Jeffery Amherst Knight of the most honorable Order of Bath, ... J. Reynolds pinxt. ; J. Watson fecit

Sir Jeffery Amherst Knight of the most honorable Order of Bath, ... J....

Sir Jeffery Amherst, three-quarter length, standing, facing left, wearing armor, helmet on table with map "Plan of the Island of Montreal & its Environs"; boatloads of troops on a river in the background. Title... more

Gott seegne sic euch meine Kinder! Sagte die Mutter

Gott seegne sic euch meine Kinder! Sagte die Mutter

Print shows a military officer standing on the left, addressing a family on a walk along a river; he is pointing toward a young man who is holding his mother as she responds to the news that her son is needed f... more

Le General Arnold un des chefs de l'armée Anglo-Americaine.

Le General Arnold un des chefs de l'armée Anglo-Americaine.

Benedict Arnold, half-length portrait, facing front, wearing uniform; in oval with ornate border.

Mayjor General Amherst

Mayjor General Amherst

Illustration showing Sir Jeffery Amherst, half-length portrait, facing right, wearing military uniform, in medallion. Illus. in: The Annual Register of World Events. Dublin : J. Exshaw, 1774, p. 98. Published i... more

Commodore Hopkins, commander in chief of the American Fleet

Commodore Hopkins, commander in chief of the American Fleet

Print shows Esek Hopkins, three-quarter length portrait, wearing uniform, standing, facing front, with sword drawn during naval engagement; ships in background display "Dont tread upon me" and "Liberty Tree - A... more

General Howe, Esqr. of the Conecticut [i.e., Connecticut] and comander [sic] Army in America / I.M. Probst sc ; Ioh. Mich: Probst exc: AV.

General Howe, Esqr. of the Conecticut [i.e., Connecticut] and comander...

Print shows William Howe, wearing military uniform, seated on horse. Title from item. Published in: The American Revolution in drawings and prints; a checklist of 1765-1790 graphics in the Library of Congress /... more

General Howe

General Howe

Print shows William Howe, head-and-shoulders portrait, wearing uniform, facing slightly right, in oval. Title from item. Engraved for Murray's History of the American War. Illus. in: An impartial history of the... more

Horatio Gates Esqr., major general of the American forces

Horatio Gates Esqr., major general of the American forces

Print shows Horatio Gates, three-quarter length portrait, facing left, wearing uniform, standing at table in tent, with tents and a flag with horizontal stripes in the background. Title from item. Catalogue of ... more

General Burgoyne / Pollard sc.

General Burgoyne / Pollard sc.

General John Burgoyne, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left; in medallion. Engraved for Murray's History of the American War. Illus. in: An impartial history of the present war in America; containing an acc... more

Commodore Hopkins - commandeur en chef der Amerj: flotte

Commodore Hopkins - commandeur en chef der Amerj: flotte

Print shows Esek Hopkins, three-quarter length portrait, wearing uniform, standing, facing front, with sword drawn during naval engagement. Title from item. Illus. in: Geschichte der kriege in und ausser Europa... more

General Arnold

General Arnold

Benedict Arnold, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left, in oval. Engraved for Murray's History of the American War. Illus. in: An impartial history of the war in America; from its first commencement, to the... more

Admiral Byron

Admiral Byron

John Byron, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front, in medallion. Engraved for Murray's History of the American War. Illus. in: An impartial history of the present war in America; containing an account of it... more

The Hon[ora]ble S[i]r Wm. Howe, Knight of the Bath and commander in chief of his magesty's forces in America / Corbutt, delin; se bend chez J.M. Will, à Augsbourg.

The Hon[ora]ble S[i]r Wm. Howe, Knight of the Bath and commander in ch...

Print shows Sir William Howe, three-quarter length portrait, in uniform. Title from item. Reference copy in BIOG. FILE. Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal... more

Der Americanische Gener: Arnold

Der Americanische Gener: Arnold

Benedict Arnold, half-length portrait, facing right, wearing military uniform; in oval frame. Illus. in: Geschichte der kriege in und ausser Europa / Christoph Heinrich Korn. Nürnberg : G. N. Raspe, 1776-84, p.... more

Iohn Paul Iones, commander of a squadron in the service of the thirteen United States of North America, 1779

Iohn Paul Iones, commander of a squadron in the service of the thirtee...

Print shows John Paul Jones, half-length portrait, facing slightly right, standing, wearing uniform, holding telescope cradled in right arm, left hand on anchor, with naval battle scene in the background.

Richd. Lord Viscount Howe rear admiral of the White and commander in chief of the fleet in N. America

Richd. Lord Viscount Howe rear admiral of the White and commander in c...

Print shows Richard Howe, full-length portrait, wearing military uniform, standing, facing left and pointing to the left. Title from item. Illus. in: An impartial history of the war in America, between Great Br... more

Major General Arnold Wounded Dec. 31-1775 at the attack of Quebec.

Major General Arnold Wounded Dec. 31-1775 at the attack of Quebec.

Benedict Arnold, full-length portrait, wearing uniform, standing, facing slightly right, gesturing with right hand. Illus. in: An impartial history of the war in America, between Great Britain and her colonies,... more

John Andre esqr., late Adjutant General of the British forces in America

John Andre esqr., late Adjutant General of the British forces in Ameri...

John André, full-length portrait, facing right with left arm raised and pointing to the right, wearing military uniform. Illus. in: Walker's Hibernian magazine; or, Compendium of entertaining knowledge. Dublin ... more

The honble. Horatio Gates, major general of the American forces

The honble. Horatio Gates, major general of the American forces

Print shows General Horatio Gates, full-length portrait, standing, wearing uniform, facing slightly right, holding scroll labeled "Articles of Capitulation." Title from item. Illus. in: An impartial history of ... more

Robert [i.e., Esek] Hopkins, Esqr., commodore of the American sea forces

Robert [i.e., Esek] Hopkins, Esqr., commodore of the American sea forc...

Print shows Esek Hopkins, full-length portrait, wearing military uniform, holding sword at left side, two pistols in his belt. He is standing on shore, pointing to his left, with ships in the background. Title ... more

The sea fight between Keppel and d'Orvilliers

The sea fight between Keppel and d'Orvilliers

Print shows a depiction of the naval engagement between the British fleet under Admiral Keppel and the French fleet under Count d'Orvilliers; framed with elaborate border. Title from item. Engraved for Cowley's... more

Colonel Barre

Colonel Barre

Colonel Isaac Barré, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right, in medallion. Illus. in: The London Magazine, May 1780, p. 195-196. Published in: The American Revolution in drawings and prints; a checklist of 1... more

The Hon. Sir Willm. Howe Kt. of the Bath, commander in chief of all his majesty's forces in America

The Hon. Sir Willm. Howe Kt. of the Bath, commander in chief of all hi...

Print shows William Howe, full-length portrait, standing, facing left and pointing to the left with his sword. Illus. in: Illus. in: An impartial history of the war in America, between Great Britain and her col... more

The Battle at La Hogue / painted by B. West, historical painter to His Majesty ; engraved by W. Woollett, engraver to His Majesty.

The Battle at La Hogue / painted by B. West, historical painter to His...

Print shows engagement of British, Dutch, and French fleets in the battle at La Hogue (Barfleur, France), in the English Channel, with close combat in row boats in the foreground. Title from item. At head of ti... more

The honle. Horatio Gates, Esqr., major general in the American Army / J. Norman sc.

The honle. Horatio Gates, Esqr., major general in the American Army / ...

Print shows Horatio Gates, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right, in oval. Title from item. Illus. in: An impartial history of the war in America, between Great Britain and the United States, from its comme... more

General Carleton

General Carleton

General Guy Carleton, head-and-shoulders portrait, wearing uniform, facing right, in medallion. Engraved for Murray's History of the American War. Illus. in: An impartial history of the war in America; from its... more

Lord Howe

Lord Howe

Print shows Richard Howe, head-and-shoulders portrait, wearing uniform, facing slightly right, in oval. Title from item. Engraved for Murray's History of the American War. Illus. in: An impartial history of the... more

Count De Grasse

Count De Grasse

François Joseph Paul de Grasse, Comte de Grasse, full-length portrait, wearing uniform with hat, holding sword, standing, facing left, against studio backdrop showing ships during battle.

The town of Falmouth, burnt, by Captain Moet, Octbr. 18th 1775

The town of Falmouth, burnt, by Captain Moet, Octbr. 18th 1775

Print shows bird's-eye view of the burning of Falmouth, Maine, by Captain Henry Mowat, whose ships, in the foreground, fire on the town. Title from item. Illus. in: An impartial history of the war in America, b... more

General Gates

General Gates

Print shows General Horatio Gates, head-and-shoulders portrait, wearing uniform, facing slightly right, in oval. Title from item. Illus. in: An impartial history of the war in America; from its first commenceme... more

General Clinton

General Clinton

General Sir Henry Clinton, head-and-shoulders portrait, wearing uniform, facing left, in oval.

Lord Viscount Howe / Angus sculp.

Lord Viscount Howe / Angus sculp.

Print shows Richard Howe, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly right, wearing uniform, in oval on pedestal. Title from item. Illus. from: The European Magazine. [London : Philological Society of London]... more

Commodore Hopkins / R. Pollard sc.

Commodore Hopkins / R. Pollard sc.

Print shows Esek Hopkins, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left, wearing military uniform, in oval. Title from item. Engraved for Murray's History of the American War. Illus. in: An impartial history of the ... more

His excy. William Heath, Esqr., major general in the American army

His excy. William Heath, Esqr., major general in the American army

Print shows William Heath, full-length portrait, standing, facing right, wearing military uniform, with military encampment in the background. Title from item. Illus. in: An impartial history of the war in Amer... more

Sarratoga [sic] / dessiné par Fauvel ; gravé par F. Godefroy de l'Academie Impériale et Royale de Vienne &c.

Sarratoga [sic] / dessiné par Fauvel ; gravé par F. Godefroy de l'Acad...

Print shows the surrender of General Burgoyne at Saratoga, October 17, 1777; includes text. Title from item. Illus. in: Recueil d'estampes representant les différents événemens de la Guerre qui a procuré l'indé... more

[Surrender at Saratoga]

[Surrender at Saratoga]

Wash drawing (reverse of printed versions) shows idealized view of the surrender of General Burgoyne at Saratoga, October 17, 1777. Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Recueil d'estampes representant les... more

General Green

General Green

Print shows General Nathanael Greene, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly left, in oval above nameplate. Title from item. Illus. in: History of the war with America, France, Spain, and Holland : commen... more

General Eliott / G. Fredk. Koehler delt. ; W. Angus sculp.

General Eliott / G. Fredk. Koehler delt. ; W. Angus sculp.

George Augustus Eliott, 1st Baron Heathfield, head-and-shoulders portrait, left profile, wearing uniform with hat; in framed medallion. Title from item. Illus. in: History of the war with America, France, Spain... more

Sir Roger Curtis / drawn from the life by Miller & engraved by Birrell.

Sir Roger Curtis / drawn from the life by Miller & engraved by Birrell...

Sir Roger Curtis, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front, wearing uniform; in framed medallion on pedestal. Illus. in: History of war with America, France, Spain, and Holland : commencing in 1775 and ending ... more

Major John Andre, late Adjutant General of the British army in North America / Dodd delin. ; Cook sculp.

Major John Andre, late Adjutant General of the British army in North A...

John André, full-length portrait, facing right with left hand on hip, right hand holding sword, wearing military uniform in wilderness setting; in frame with floral banner. Title from item. Engraved for Raymond... more

Lord Howe

Lord Howe

Print shows Richard Howe, head-and-shoulders portrait, left profile, wearing hat and uniform, medallion on pedestal with nameplate. Title from item. Illus. in: History of the war with America, France, Spain, an... more

De Crillon / Le Grand del. ; Birrell sc.

De Crillon / Le Grand del. ; Birrell sc.

Louis des Balbes de Berton de Crillon, duc de Mahon, head-and-shoulders portrait, wearing uniform, in medallion. Illus. in: History of the war with America, France, Spain, and Holland : commencing in 1775 and e... more

Lord Robert Manners mortally wounded, on board the Resolution, in the memorable engagement between Admiral Rodney & Count de Grasse, in the West Indies, the 12th of April 1782 / Metz delin. ; Grignion sculp.

Lord Robert Manners mortally wounded, on board the Resolution, in the ...

Print shows a group of sailors attending to Lord Robert Manners during battle between the British fleet and the French fleet in the West Indies. Title from item. Engraved for Raymond's history of England. Illus... more

Lord Cornwallis

Lord Cornwallis

Charles Cornwallis, head-and-shoulders portrait, wearing military uniform, facing slightly right; in oval. Illus. in: History of the war with America, France, Spain, and Holland : commencing in 1775 and ending ... more

Captain Asgill

Captain Asgill

Captain Sir Charles Asgill, head-and-shoulders portrait, wearing military uniform and hat, left profile; in oval. Illus. in: History of the war with America, France, Spain, and Holland : commencing in 1775 and ... more

Majr. Genl. Greene / Trenchard sculp.

Majr. Genl. Greene / Trenchard sculp.

Print shows General Nathanael Greene, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly left, in oval above various items symbolizing his military career. Title from item. Engrav'd for the Columbian Magazine. Illus.... more

La Nation française assisteé de Mr. De la Fayette terrasse le despotisme et les abus du regne feodal qui terrassaient le peuple

La Nation française assisteé de Mr. De la Fayette terrasse le despotis...

Marquis de Lafayette assisting the French nation (Marie) trampling figure in sarcophagus with wings and hair of snakes while nude figure is attached by serpents. Title from item. Possibly purchased by George IV... more

Lafayette au Champ de Mars, ordonne de tirer sur le peuple / Ary Scheffer, del. ; Pollet, sc.

Lafayette au Champ de Mars, ordonne de tirer sur le peuple / Ary Schef...

Lafayette at the Champ de Mars orders his soldiers to fire on members of the Cordeliers Club, which had been gathering signatures on the Champ-de Mars for a petition to abolish the monarch on September 3, 1791.... more

Arriere garde du Pape, ou la frayer du reverend pere caporal

Arriere garde du Pape, ou la frayer du reverend pere caporal

Print shows the ragged rear-guard troops of the Pope's army cowering as they retreat from the advancing French army lead by the handsome and well-dressed Napoleon Bonaparte emerging on the left through billowin... more

His excellency George Washington lieut. genl. of the armies of the United States of America F. Bartoli pinx. ; J. Galland sculp

His excellency George Washington lieut. genl. of the armies of the Uni...

Print shows George Washington, half-length portrait, seated, facing right, wearing military uniform; he is holding his sword with his right arm, which is resting on the arm of a chair, and is holding a paper in... more

His excellency George Washington lieut. genl. of the armies of the United States of America F. Bartoli pinx. ; J. Galland sculp

His excellency George Washington lieut. genl. of the armies of the Uni...

Print shows George Washington, half-length portrait, seated, facing right, wearing military uniform; he is holding his sword with his right arm, which is resting on the arm of a chair, and is holding a paper in... more

Second Regiment, Hudson Brigade, First Division, Hudson County State Militia

Second Regiment, Hudson Brigade, First Division, Hudson County State M...

Print shows a certificate of membership in the Second Regiment, Hudson Brigade, First Division, Hudson County State Militia, with George Washington standing on pedestal on the left and Liberty standing on the r... more

Jackson Van Derlyn nach dem Leben gez. ; Hy(?)

Jackson Van Derlyn nach dem Leben gez. ; Hy(?)

Andrew Jackson, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left, wearing uniform. Date given by Louisiana State Museum as ca. 1820.

Thomas MacDonough U.S.N.

Thomas MacDonough U.S.N.

Print shows Commodore Thomas MacDonough, half-length portrait in uniform. Title from item. Engraving by J.B. Forrest from the original by J.W. Jarvis. Illustrated in: The national portrait gallery of distinguis... more

General Jackson, hero of New Orleans aquatinted by W. Strickland

General Jackson, hero of New Orleans aquatinted by W. Strickland

Print shows Andrew Jackson, half-length portrait, facing left, wearing military uniform and hat, with clouds, cannons and ribbon that states "Defeated 8000 British at New Orleans 1815". Title from item. Stauffe... more

Battle of New Orleans and death of Major General Packenham [sic] on the 8th of January 1815 / West del. ; J. Yeager sc.

Battle of New Orleans and death of Major General Packenham [sic] on th...

Print shows the Battle of New Orleans from the British perspective, as British forces advance upon the earthworks or barricades from which the American forces, under the command of Andrew Jackson, repel the att... more

Battle of New Orleans and death of Major General Packenham sic on the 8th of January 1815 West del. ; J. Yeager sc

Battle of New Orleans and death of Major General Packenham sic on the ...

Print shows the Battle of New Orleans from the British perspective, as British forces advance upon the earthworks or barricades from which the American forces, under the command of Andrew Jackson, repel the att... more

The heroe of New Orleans battle of the memorable 8th January 1815 - composed ... by P. Laroque

The heroe of New Orleans battle of the memorable 8th January 1815 - co...

Print shows a music sheet cover depicting Andrew Jackson, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly left.

Passage of the Delaware, in Dec. 25th, 1776, by the American troops under the command of General Washington

Passage of the Delaware, in Dec. 25th, 1776, by the American troops un...

Print shows an advertisement for the painting "Passage of the Delaware" that was "on exhibition at Sully & Earle's Gallery of Paintings, No. 169, Chesnut Street, nearly opposite the Museum, Philadelphia." The a... more

Sacred to the memory of the late Commodore Stephen Decatur

Sacred to the memory of the late Commodore Stephen Decatur

Print shows funerary monument, emblems, War of 1812 naval operations, and text commemorating Commodore Stephen Decatur. Title from item.

John Paul Jones

John Paul Jones

Engraving by J.B. Longacre after Charles Wilson Peale.