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Man and child, lantern slide - An old photo of a man holding a child

Man and child, lantern slide - An old photo of a man holding a child

SFFf-1992078.0005..Description: The girl is probably Anna Øye, later married Nordang (1906-1997). The man holding her is Elling J. Øyehol (born 1841) from Heimste-Holen...Photographer: S. J. Beckett...http://ww... More

Boys fishing, Sweden, National heritage board

Boys fishing, Sweden, National heritage board

Two boys fishing, somewhere in Sweden. In the background a sailing boat. ..Två pojkar som metar, någonstans i Sverige. I bakgrunden en segelbåt. ..Parish (socken): Unknown .Province (landskap): Unknown .Municip... More

Wickham House [no title], Richmond Virginia

Wickham House [no title], Richmond Virginia

Description: The Valentine Museum, Richmond, Virginia, Staircase, Wickham-Valentine House, Robert Mills, Architect, 1812..Manufacturer: Meriden Gravure Company, Meriden, Conn...Date Postmarked: Not postmarked..... More

[Unidentified man wearing spectacles, half-length portrait, seated, facing front, arm on table with tablecloth]

[Unidentified man wearing spectacles, half-length portrait, seated, fa...

Photographer unidentified. Hallmark: Rinhart 46. Source unknown. Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress).

[William Pinkney Rodgers, half-length portrait, seated, holding white hat]

[William Pinkney Rodgers, half-length portrait, seated, holding white ...

Photographer unidentified. Hallmark: 40 [asterisk]. Label on back of case: William Pinkney Rodgers, 1821-1893. Gift; Mrs. Alexander Macomb; 1976; (DLC/PP-1976:307). Forms part of: Rodgers Family Papers, 1740-19... More

[Unidentified man and woman, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front]

[Unidentified man and woman, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front...

Photographer unidentified. Case: central floral motif. Transfer; LC Manuscript Division; 1985; (DLC/PP-1985:575). Forms part of: Harvey Washington Wiley Papers, ca. 1854-1944 (Library of Congress). Forms part o... More

[Unidentified man, about 55 years of age, head-and-shoulders portrait, three-quarters to the left]

[Unidentified man, about 55 years of age, head-and-shoulders portrait,...

Scratched on back of plate: 89. Hallmark: Rinhart 9. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). Produced by Mathew Brady's studio.

[Unidentified man, about 75 years of age, half-length portrait, three-quarters to the left, wearing spectacles]

[Unidentified man, about 75 years of age, half-length portrait, three-...

Scratched on back of plate: 48; 269. Corners trimmed. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). Produced by Mathew Brady's studio.

[Members of the Cresson and Prichett families, with three seated women in front and two men and a boy in the back, standing in front of a framed picture or mirror]

[Members of the Cresson and Prichett families, with three seated women...

Embossed on velvet lining inside case: W. & F. Langenheim Philadelphia Exchange. Written on seal: Restored by A.R. Phillips, Jr., May 1943. Case: flowers and butterflies. Probably a copy daguerreotype (a latera... More

[Unidentified man, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right]

[Unidentified man, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right]

Alternative identification: John J. Crittenden or Thomas L. Crittenden. Scratched on back of plate: Crittendon. Purchase; Alice H. Cox and Mary H. Evans; 1954. Forms part of: Brady-Handy collection (Library of ... More

[Unidentified man, about 45 years of age, half-length portrait, facing left, with sideburns]

[Unidentified man, about 45 years of age, half-length portrait, facing...

Scratched on back of plate: 8. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). Produced by Mathew Brady's studio.

[R.M.T. Hunter, half-length portrait, three-quarters to the left]

[R.M.T. Hunter, half-length portrait, three-quarters to the left]

Whig Congressman from Virginia, 1837-1843, 1845-1847; Senator, 1847-1861. Scratched on back of plate: #144; Sen. Hunter, Virginia. Hallmark: 40M. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms par... More

[John Van Buren, half-length portrait, three-quarters to left]

[John Van Buren, half-length portrait, three-quarters to left]

Democratic congressman from New York, 1841-1843; son of President Martin Van Buren. Scratched on back of plate: 75; 133. Hallmark: [asterisk] Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920. (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of... More

[James Duncan, three-quarters to the right, in military uniform]

[James Duncan, three-quarters to the right, in military uniform]

Colonel, U.S. Army. Alternative identification: Col. Joseph Duncan, Illinois. Scratched on back of plate: 328; Col. Duncan. Written in pencil on back of plate: Col. James Duncan. Hallmark: 40. Identification fr... More

[Hickson W. and Mary Elizabeth Field, three-quarter length portrait of a man seated in a chair beside a woman with elaborate jewelry]

[Hickson W. and Mary Elizabeth Field, three-quarter length portrait of...

Photographer unidentified. Case: central floral motif surrounded by scrolls. Accompanying note: Mr. & Mrs. Hickson W. Field of Rome. Gift; Family of William B. Osgood Field; 1997; (DLC/PP-1999:155). Forms part ... More

[Henry L. Abbot, half-length portrait, facing left]

[Henry L. Abbot, half-length portrait, facing left]

Case: variant of Rinhart 131. Label in case: Henry L. Abbot at Boston Pub. Latin Sch. No electronic surrogate available. Transfer; Manuscript Division (Henry L. Abbot family papers); 2004; (DLC/PP-2004:044). Fo... More

[William Young McAllister, three-quarters length portrait, seated in a chair, arm resting on table with tablecloth]

[William Young McAllister, three-quarters length portrait, seated in a...

Case: green leather with flowers and butterflies. Embossed on velvet inside case: Root's Gallery, 140 Chestnut St., Philada. Label attached to case: W.Y. McAllister. Label attached to case: About 1851. Label at... More

[Benjamin Perley Poore, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly right]

[Benjamin Perley Poore, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly r...

Photographer unidentified. Case: variant of Rinhart 124. Accompanying note: Ben Perley Poore. Purchase; 1995; (DLC/PP-1995:089). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress).

[George Lippard, head and shoulders portrait, facing left]

[George Lippard, head and shoulders portrait, facing left]

In plain leather case. Label adhered to case: "31." Purchase; Marian S. Carson; 1998; (DLC/PP-1998:151.11). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collect... More

Kalabcheh (Talmis) - palmier doum et mimosa / FT [monogram] Félix Teynard.

Kalabcheh (Talmis) - palmier doum et mimosa / FT [monogram] Félix Teyn...

General view showing doum palm and mimosa. Illus. in: Égypte et Nubie : sites et monuments les plus intéressants pour l'étude de l'art et de l'histoire / Félix Teynard. Paris : Goupil et Cie, [1858], pl. 120. S... More

Ile de Fîleh (Philae) - colonnades et premier pylône - vue prise du point T / FT [monogram] Félix Teynard phot.

Ile de Fîleh (Philae) - colonnades et premier pylône - vue prise du po...

View of colonnades to the right and left in front of the pylons on the island of Philae, as seen from "point T" (see map, pl. 85 bis). Blind stamp on mount: F Teynard. Illus. in: Égypte et Nubie : sites et monu... More

[William Cullen Bryant, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly left]

[William Cullen Bryant, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly l...

American poet and editor. Hallmark: Rinhart 9. Purchase; Alice H. Cox and Mary H. Evans; 1954. Forms part of: Brady-Handy collection (Library of Congress). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Co... More

Débôd (Parembole) - vue générale des ruines / Félix Teynard.

Débôd (Parembole) - vue générale des ruines / Félix Teynard.

General view of ruins at the Temple of Dābūd. Illus. in: Égypte et Nubie : sites et monuments les plus intéressants pour l'étude de l'art et de l'histoire / Félix Teynard. Paris : Goupil et Cie, [1858], pl. 106... More

Djîzeh (Nécropole de Memphis) - Pyramide de Chéops (Grand Pyramide) / Félix Teynard.

Djîzeh (Nécropole de Memphis) - Pyramide de Chéops (Grand Pyramide) / ...

The Great Pyramid of Cheops at Jīzah, Egypt. Illus. in: Égypte et Nubie : sites et monuments les plus intéressants pour l'étude de l'art et de l'histoire / Félix Teynard. Paris : Goupil et Cie, [1858], pl. 9. S... More

Ile de Fîleh (Philae) - colonnade orientale [sic] - ruines vues du point S / Félix Teynard.

Ile de Fîleh (Philae) - colonnade orientale [sic] - ruines vues du poi...

View of the western colonnade on the island of Philae, as seen from "point S" (see map, pl. 85 bis). Blind stamp on mount: F Teynard. Illus. in: Égypte et Nubie : sites et monuments les plus intéressants pour l... More

Dakkeh - village et rives du Nil / Félix Teynard phot.

Dakkeh - village et rives du Nil / Félix Teynard phot.

General view of palm trees and the ruins of a village on the banks of the Nile. Blind stamp on mount: F Teynard. Illus. in: Égypte et Nubie : sites et monuments les plus intéressants pour l'étude de l'art et de... More

Dakkeh (Pselcis) - sculptures d'une des parois intérieures du naos / Félix Teynard.

Dakkeh (Pselcis) - sculptures d'une des parois intérieures du naos / F...

Detail view of interior wall of the naos of the temple at Ed Dakka showing hieroglyphics and carvings. Illus. in: Égypte et Nubie : sites et monuments les plus intéressants pour l'étude de l'art et de l'histoir... More

Ibrîm (Premnis) - vue générale de la ville et du désert / Félix Teynard.

Ibrîm (Premnis) - vue générale de la ville et du désert / Félix Teynar...

General view of walled city and valley with the Nile in the distance. Illus. in: Égypte et Nubie : sites et monuments les plus intéressants pour l'étude de l'art et de l'histoire / Félix Teynard. Paris : Goupil... More

Ile de Fîleh (Philae) - colonnade, pylône et première cataracte vus du point R / Félix Teynard phot.

Ile de Fîleh (Philae) - colonnade, pylône et première cataracte vus du...

General view of columns and capitals on the western colonnade and the first pylon of the temple on the island of Philae, and the first cataract of the Nile, as seen from "point R" (see map, pl. 85 bis). Blind s... More

[Samuel Anderson Emery as Robin Roughhead in Fortunes frolics, full-length portrait, standing, holding flail, in front of backdrop with mountain and tree]

[Samuel Anderson Emery as Robin Roughhead in Fortunes frolics, full-le...

Image is very faint and hard to see, so the portrait is described in the title in some detail. Scratched on face of plate: 33; Emery. Hallmark: [asterisk double paschal lamb] 50. Identification from engraving b... More

[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

James C. Strout / Taken by George W. Butler.

James C. Strout / Taken by George W. Butler.

Photograph shows portrait of James C. Strout just before entering Bowdoin College; he would later become Assistant Librarian of the Library of Congress. Case: Leather; floral design. Notation in case behind pl... More

[John McAllister, three-quarter length portrait, seated, facing front with arm resting on table with tablecloth]

[John McAllister, three-quarter length portrait, seated, facing front ...

Purchase; Marian S. Carson; 1997; (DLC/PP-1997:105). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection (Library of Congress)

[Portrait of a blacksmith in his workshop]

[Portrait of a blacksmith in his workshop]

Case: Rinhart 141. Purchase; 2008; (DLC/PP-2008:127). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress).

[Henrietta, wife of Wardale G. McAllister, three-quarters length, seated in ornate chair, with arm resting on table with tablecloth]

[Henrietta, wife of Wardale G. McAllister, three-quarters length, seat...

Written on back: Mrs. Wardale G. McAllister, May 18, 1855. Purchase; Marian S. Carson; 1997; (DLC/PP-1997:105). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). Forms part of: Marian S. Carson col... More

Stephen Putney House [no title], Richmond Virginia

Stephen Putney House [no title], Richmond Virginia

Description: Stephen Putney House, Built 1859, Corner of Eleventh and Marshall Streets, Richmond, Virginia...Manufacturer: Meriden Gravure Company, Meriden, Conn...Date Postmarked: Not postmarked...Rights: This... More

St. Mary's Church and Trailer Chapel Headquarters, 316 East Marshall St.

St. Mary's Church and Trailer Chapel Headquarters, 316 East Marshall S...

Description: St. Mary's Church built in 1851 was in charge of the Jesuits until 1860. The Benedictine Fathers labored here from 1860 until 1937 when the Church and rectory became the Headquarters of the Dioces... More

[Mabel Hubbard, half-length portrait of a girl, facing front, seated]

[Mabel Hubbard, half-length portrait of a girl, facing front, seated]

Photographer unidentified. Case: back only, plain leather. Accompanying note: Mabel G. Hubbard. Transfer; Manuscript Division; 1975; (DLC/PP-1975:199). Forms part of: Gilbert H. Grosvenor collection of Photogra... More

'White House of the Confederacy' (Twelfth and Clay Streets), Richmond, Va.

'White House of the Confederacy' (Twelfth and Clay Streets), Richmond,...

Description: Formerly a private residence, it was purchased in 1862 by the City of Richmond for the use of the Confederate Government and was occupied during the war by President Davis and his family. It is no... More

Drawing Room, White House of the Confederacy [no title]

Drawing Room, White House of the Confederacy [no title]

Description: Drawing Room, White House of the Confederacy, 1861-1865, Confederate Museum, Richmond, Va...Manufacturer: Cussons, May & Co., Richmond, Va...Date Postmarked: Not postmarked...Rights: This item is i... More

Confederate Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument, Richmond, Va.

Confederate Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument, Richmond, Va.

Description: Confederate Soldiers and Sailors' Monument, Richmond, Va. It was unveiled May 30, 1894, at a reunion of Confederate Veterans. This imposing monument is situated in Libby Hill Park, and is one of th... More

Francis Frith - Antiquities at the island of Biggeh / Frith 1857.

Francis Frith - Antiquities at the island of Biggeh / Frith 1857.

Stone structures on the island of Biggeh. Signed and dated on glass plate. Published in: Upper Egypt and Ethiopia / Francis Frith. London : William Mackenzie, [1862?, pl. 16].

Libby Prison, Richmond, Va. [front of card reads 'The only picture in existence of Libby Prison, Richmond, Va. In 1863.']

Libby Prison, Richmond, Va. [front of card reads 'The only picture in ...

Date Postmarked: Not postmarked...Rights: This item is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of the Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries as a source is requested...Reference ,207 ( http://dig.library.vcu.... More

[Bird Rock in the Atlantic Ocean, off the coast of Labrador]

[Bird Rock in the Atlantic Ocean, off the coast of Labrador]

Title devised by Library staff (Source: The Labrador Coast by Alpheus Spring Packard). Illus. in album: Photographs of arctic ice / William Bradford, [plate 34] Typewritten text in album lists photographers as ... More

[Iceberg in the Atlantic Ocean, off the coast of Labrador]

[Iceberg in the Atlantic Ocean, off the coast of Labrador]

Illus. in album: Photographs of arctic ice / William Bradford, [plate 8] Typewritten text in album lists photographers as J.L. Dunmore and G.P. Critcherson, but William H. Pierce, from the firm of J.W. Black, ... More

The pulpit, Fort Fisher, N.C. / negative by T.H. O'Sullivan, positive by A. Gardner.

The pulpit, Fort Fisher, N.C. / negative by T.H. O'Sullivan, positive ...

Photograph showing a group of military personnel at the barricade inside Fort Fisher, North Carolina, near the mouth of the Cape Fear River. Illus. in: Gardner's photographic sketch book of the war / Alexander... More

Interior View, Planters National Bank, Richmond, Va.

Interior View, Planters National Bank, Richmond, Va.

Description: The Planters National Bank opened for business in 1865. Its history since that time has made its name synonymous with safety and strength. The Planters Bank has the largest surplus and profits of... More

Moore's Lake - head of Bear River, Uintah Mountains (Andrew J. Russel)

Moore's Lake - head of Bear River, Uintah Mountains (Andrew J. Russel)

Photograph shows aerial view of Moore's Lake at the head of the Bear River in the Uinta Mountains in Utah. Illus. in: Sun pictures of Rocky Mountain scenery, with a description of the geographical and geologic... More

Lake at the head of Bear River - Uintah Mountains (Andrew J. Russel)

Lake at the head of Bear River - Uintah Mountains (Andrew J. Russel)

Photograph shows Moore's Lake and nearby forest in the Uinta Mountains, Utah. Illus. in: Sun pictures of Rocky Mountain scenery, with a description of the geographical and geological features, and some account... More

Serrated rocks or Devil's Slide (near view) - Weber Cañon, Utah

Serrated rocks or Devil's Slide (near view) - Weber Cañon, Utah

Photograph shows serrated rock formations at Devils Slide, Weber Canyon, Utah. Illus. in: Sun pictures of Rocky Mountain scenery, with a description of the geographical and geological features, and some accoun... More

Church Buttes - near Fort Bridger, Wyoming Territory (Andrew J. Russel)

Church Buttes - near Fort Bridger, Wyoming Territory (Andrew J. Russel...

Photograph shows a prominent rock formation rising above the surrounding landscape near Fort Bridger, Wyoming. Illus. in: Sun pictures of Rocky Mountain scenery, with a description of the geographical and geol... More

Alice Barber Stephens - [Woman sitting on couch looking at picture]

Alice Barber Stephens - [Woman sitting on couch looking at picture]

"Paris" after artist's signature. Title devised by cataloger. No publication information. (DLC/PP-1933:0012). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress).

White blood corpuscles, exhibiting amoeboid movements in the external coat of a small vein - from the inflamed stomach of a mare

White blood corpuscles, exhibiting amoeboid movements in the external ...

Illus. in: Report to the surgeon general, of the United States Army, on certain points connected with the histology of minute blood vessels / Brevet Lieutenant Colonel J.J. Woodward, Assistant Surgeon, U.S. Arm... More

[Studio portrait of models wearing traditional clothing from the province of Surı̈yè (Syria), Ottoman Empire]

[Studio portrait of models wearing traditional clothing from the provi...

(1): Christian artisan of Belka; (2): wife of an artisan of Belka; and (3) Muslim peasant woman of the environs of Belka. French caption from book: Syrie: Figure 1: Artisan Chrétien de Belka; Figure 2: Femme d... More

[Studio portrait of models wearing traditional clothing from the province of Surı̈yè (Syria), Ottoman Empire]

[Studio portrait of models wearing traditional clothing from the provi...

(1): Christian mountain dweller of Zahlè (Zaḥlah) (2): Christian mountain dweller of Zgarta (Zgharta) and (3) Druze of Liban (Lebanon). French caption from book: Syrie: Figure 1: Montagnard Chrétien de Zahlè (... More

[Studio portrait of models wearing traditional clothing from the province of Skodra (Işkodra), Ottoman Empire]

[Studio portrait of models wearing traditional clothing from the provi...

(1) Muslim of Skodra (Shkodër); and (2) Married Muslim woman of Skodra (Shkodër). French caption: Skodra: Figure 1: Musulman de Skodra; Figure 2: Dame Musulmane de Skodra. Caption also in Ottoman Turkish. Part... More

[Woman with hand out and baby on ground]

[Woman with hand out and baby on ground]

Title devised by cataloger. No publication information. (DLC/PP-1932:0068). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress).

Agricultural Hall, International Exhibition, 1876--Fairmont Park, Philadelphia / James H. Windrim, architect; photo-lith. by Julius Bien, N.Y.

Agricultural Hall, International Exhibition, 1876--Fairmont Park, Phil...

Illus. in: Album of the International exhibition at Philadelphia to commemorate the centennial of the United States of America. New York : J. Bien, 1875, plate 12. Copyright by Schwarzmann & Pohl.

[Old woman in apron and shawl] - Drawing. Public domain image.

[Old woman in apron and shawl] - Drawing. Public domain image.

Title devised by cataloger. No publication information. (DLC/PP-1932:0068). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress).

[Samurai warrior, half-length studio portrait, facing front, wearing armor and holding a sword]

[Samurai warrior, half-length studio portrait, facing front, wearing a...

No. 654. Illus. in: Views & costumes of Japan by Stillfried & Andersen. Yokohama : Stillfried & Andersen, [ca. 1877, p. 2] In 1877 Stillfried & Andersen purchased Felice Beato's stock of photographs, some may ... More

Horses. Leaping a 3 ft. 6 hurdle

Horses. Leaping a 3 ft. 6 hurdle

Photograph shows twenty consecutive images of a man riding a horse named "Frankie", jumping over a hurdle. Illus. in: The attitudes of animals in motion : a series of photographs illustrating the consecutive p... More

[The St. Louis bridge.] The erection -- the ribs completed and the roadways begun

[The St. Louis bridge.] The erection -- the ribs completed and the roa...

Photograph shows view of the St. Louis Bridge under construction, spanning the Mississippi River. Illus. in: A history of the St. Louis bridge; containing a full account of every step in its construction and e... More

Athletes. Irregular. Book illustration from Library of Congress

Athletes. Irregular. Book illustration from Library of Congress

Photograph shows nine consecutive images of a man doing acrobatics. Illus. in: The attitudes of animals in motion : a series of photographs illustrating the consecutive positions assumed by animals in performi... More

Greyhound, running. Book illustration from Library of Congress

Greyhound, running. Book illustration from Library of Congress

Photograph shows nine consecutive images of a greyhound running. Illus. in: The attitudes of animals in motion : a series of photographs illustrating the consecutive positions assumed by animals in performing ... More

Horses. Running. Book illustration from Library of Congress

Horses. Running. Book illustration from Library of Congress

Photograph shows twenty consecutive images of a man riding a horse named "Mohamet". Illus. in: The attitudes of animals in motion : a series of photographs illustrating the consecutive positions assumed by ani... More

Horses. Trotting. Book illustration from Library of Congress

Horses. Trotting. Book illustration from Library of Congress

Photograph shows twelve consecutive images of a man driving a sulkey pulled by a horse named "Edgington". Illus. in: The attitudes of animals in motion : a series of photographs illustrating the consecutive po... More

Horses. Pacing. Book illustration from Library of Congress

Horses. Pacing. Book illustration from Library of Congress

Photograph shows twenty consecutive images of a man driving a sulkey pulled by "'Nimrod," a horse. Illus. in: The attitudes of animals in motion : a series of photographs illustrating the consecutive positions... More

Horses. Trotting. Book illustration from Library of Congress

Horses. Trotting. Book illustration from Library of Congress

Photograph shows twelve consecutive images of a man riding a horse named "Clyde." Illus. in: The attitudes of animals in motion : a series of photographs illustrating the consecutive positions assumed by anima... More

Horses. Cantering. Book illustration from Library of Congress

Horses. Cantering. Book illustration from Library of Congress

Photograph shows two series of five consecutive images of a man riding a horse named Mahomet, cantering. Illus. in: The attitudes of animals in motion : a series of photographs illustrating the consecutive pos... More

Horses. Leaping a 3 ft. 6 hurdle

Horses. Leaping a 3 ft. 6 hurdle

Photograph shows twenty-four consecutive images of a man riding a horse named "Frankie", jumping over a hurdle. Illus. in: The attitudes of animals in motion : a series of photographs illustrating the consecut... More

Horses. Trotting. Book illustration from Library of Congress

Horses. Trotting. Book illustration from Library of Congress

Photograph shows twenty-four consecutive images of a man driving a sulkey pulled by a horse named "Occident". Illus. in: The attitudes of animals in motion : a series of photographs illustrating the consecutiv... More

Light-house on Stannard's Rock, Lake Superior

Light-house on Stannard's Rock, Lake Superior

Illus. in: Annual Report of the U.S. Light-House Board, 1882, frontispiece. On print, lower right: Phototype, F. Gutekunst, Philada. Above print: U.S. Light-House Establishment, 1882.

Puck magazine cover - Spoiling their slide / F. Opper.

Puck magazine cover - Spoiling their slide / F. Opper.

Illustration shows Benjamin F. Butler spreading ashes labeled "Censure, Exposure, Desire for Reform, [and] Criticism" on a slide in the snow labeled "Slide of Public Mismanagement" to the dismay of a group of c... More

Animal locomotion--Baboon climbing a pole

Animal locomotion--Baboon climbing a pole

Electro-photographic investigation showing a baboon climbing a pole. From: Animal locomotion / Eadweard Muybridge. Philadelphia : Photogravure Company of New York, 1887, pl. 749.

Animal locomotion. Book illustration from Library of Congress

Animal locomotion. Book illustration from Library of Congress

Twenty-four consecutive images of man jumping over pole(?). 9192 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Eadweard Muybridge. From: Animal locomotion / Eadweard Muybridge. Philadelphia : Photogravure Company of New ... More

Animal locomotion. Book illustration from Library of Congress

Animal locomotion. Book illustration from Library of Congress

Electro-photographic investigation showing a series of consecutive images of a woman skipping rope. 9214S U.S. Copyright Office. From: Animal locomotion / Eadweard Muybridge. Philadelphia : Photogravure Company... More

[Five knights' helmets, unhappy to happy]

[Five knights' helmets, unhappy to happy]

Title devised by cataloger. (DLC/PP-1936:0089). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published as tailpiece in: A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court / Samuel Clemens. N... More

Old Bell Tower, Richmond, Va. postcard

Old Bell Tower, Richmond, Va. postcard

Manufacturer: Tuck & Sons'..Date Postmarked: Not postmarked...Rights: This item is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of the Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries as a source is requested...Reference ,4... More

Murphy's Hotel, Richmond, Va. postcard

Murphy's Hotel, Richmond, Va. postcard

Description: No published or copyright date listed on postcard...Manufacturer: A. C. Bosselman & Co., New York..Date Postmarked: Not postmarked...Rights: This item is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of th... More

Bathing Scene, Byrd Park, Richmond, Va.

Bathing Scene, Byrd Park, Richmond, Va.

Manufacturer: Louis Kaufmann & Sons, Baltimore, MD...Date Postmarked: Not postmarked...Rights: This item is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of the Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries as a source is... More

Central National Bank Building, 3rd and Broad Sts., Richmond, Va.

Central National Bank Building, 3rd and Broad Sts., Richmond, Va.

Description: This magnificent building is Richmond's tallest skyscraper, towering 21 stories above the heart of Richmond's retail shopping district, providing the home of one of the most progressive b... More

James River at Richmond, Va. postcard

James River at Richmond, Va. postcard

Description: No published or copyright date listed on postcard...Manufacturer: Tuck & Sons'..Date Postmarked: Not postmarked...Rights: This item is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of the Virginia Commonwe... More

Masonic Home of Virginia, Richmond, Va.

Masonic Home of Virginia, Richmond, Va.

Description: The home was dedicated and opened on St. John the Baptist's Day, June 24, 1890 and is located on the Nine Mile Road...Manufacturer: Curt Teich & Co., Inc...Date Postmarked: Not postmarked...Rights:... More

[Girl seated in arm chair and man standing with walking cane in crowded room]

[Girl seated in arm chair and man standing with walking cane in crowde...

Title devised by cataloger. No publication information. (DLC/PP-1938:0086). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress).

Valentine's Studio, (No. 809 E. Leigh St.), Richmond, Va.

Valentine's Studio, (No. 809 E. Leigh St.), Richmond, Va.

Description: Edward V. Valentine, the celebrated sculptor, of whom Virginia is so justly proud, is here shown in his studio, surrounded by models, casts, art works, etc. The bust in the foreground is a study o... More

Monumental Club, Richmond, Va. postcard

Monumental Club, Richmond, Va. postcard

Description: No published or copyright date listed on postcard...Date Postmarked: Not postmarked...Rights: This item is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of the Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries as... More

Lake in Reservoir Park, Richmond, Va.

Lake in Reservoir Park, Richmond, Va.

Date Postmarked: Not postmarked...Rights: This item is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of the Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries as a source is requested...Reference ,237 ( http://dig.library.vcu.... More

Washington's Old Headquarters, Richmond, Va., Postcard by Hugh C. Leighton Co.

Washington's Old Headquarters, Richmond, Va., Postcard by Hugh C. Leig...

Description: No published or copyright date listed on postcard...Manufacturer: Hugh C. Leighton Co., Manufacturers, Portland, ME...Date Postmarked: Not postmarked...Rights: This item is in the public domain. Ac... More

Pickford Hall, Virginia Union University, Richmond, Va.

Pickford Hall, Virginia Union University, Richmond, Va.

Description: No published or copyright date listed on postcard...Date Postmarked: Not postmarked...Rights: This item is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of the Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries as... More

[Boy studying at a desk with lamp, bust, and other things]

[Boy studying at a desk with lamp, bust, and other things]

Title devised by cataloger. No publication information. (DLC/PP-1939:0060). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress).

Church of the Holy Trinity, Opposite Monroe Park, Richmond, Va.

Church of the Holy Trinity, Opposite Monroe Park, Richmond, Va.

Description: No published or copyright date listed on postcard...Date Postmarked: Not postmarked...Rights: This item is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of the Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries as... More

Entrance to Lakeside Park, Richmond, Va.

Entrance to Lakeside Park, Richmond, Va.

Description: Lakeside Park, located five miles north of the city, is a recent development in Richmond. It was laid out and beautified by Major Lewis Ginter, and besides the usual attractions, has several club ... More

Main Street, Richmond, Va. postcard

Main Street, Richmond, Va. postcard

Manufacturer: A. C. Bosselman & Co., New York..Date Postmarked: Not postmarked...Rights: This item is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of the Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries as a source is reque... More

Monroe Terrace Apartments, (Corner Franklin and Laurel Streets.) Richmond, Va.

Monroe Terrace Apartments, (Corner Franklin and Laurel Streets.) Richm...

Description: The largest and handsomest apartment house in the South. Located in the center of the most desirable residential section of the city; overlooking beautiful Monroe Park, from which it takes its nam... More

[Hawk on perch] - Drawing. Public domain image.

[Hawk on perch] - Drawing. Public domain image.

Title devised by cataloger. No publication information. (DLC/PP-1938:0056, DLC/PP-1938:0066, DLC/PP-1938:0071, or DLC/PP-1938:0079). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress).

Little Sisters of the Poor, Richmond, Va.

Little Sisters of the Poor, Richmond, Va.

Description: No published or copyright date listed on postcard...Manufacturer: Louis Kaufmann & Sons, Baltimore, MD...Date Postmarked: Not postmarked...Rights: This item is in the public domain. Acknowledgement... More

Three Trunk Lines, Richmond, Va.

Three Trunk Lines, Richmond, Va.

Date Postmarked: Not postmarked...Rights: This item is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of the Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries as a source is requested...Reference ,179 ( http://dig.library.vcu.... More

Anice Terhune, three quarter length portrait

Anice Terhune, three quarter length portrait

Postcard showing Anice Terhune, three-quarter length portrait, standing, facing slightly right.

Broad Street, Richmond, Va. postcard

Broad Street, Richmond, Va. postcard

Description: Broad Street is true to its name, being nearly twice as wide as any other street in Richmond. It extends in a straight line the full length of the City, and is equally broad at all points. At nig... More

[Louis Napoleon escaping from Ham in 1846]

[Louis Napoleon escaping from Ham in 1846]

Louis Napoleon (Napoleon III, 1808-1873) and two accomplices make their escape from the fortress of Ham. Leading the procession is "Doctor Conneau" carrying a suitcase. Behind him is Napoleon disguised as a wor... More

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