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The congress / P.E.D. inv. & delin. ; R. Aitkin sculp.

The congress / P.E.D. inv. & delin. ; R. Aitkin sculp.

Print shows title page illustration of a female figure, representing America, sitting amidst implements of war. Illus. in: The Pennsylvania magazine: or, American monthly museum. Philadelphia : Printed and sol... 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. Published in: The American Revolution in drawings and prints; a checklist of 1765-1790 graphics in the Library of Congress / Compiled by Don... More

The honble. Chas. James Fox - Public domain book illustration, Library of Congress

The honble. Chas. James Fox - Public domain book illustration, Library...

Charles James Fox, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left. Illus. in: The London magazine, 1779 (November), p. 483. Published in: The American Revolution in drawings and prints; a checklist of 1765-1790 graph... More

The Earl of Shelburne, Head and Shoulders Portrait

The Earl of Shelburne, Head and Shoulders Portrait

Print shows William Petty, Lord Shelburne, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left; in oval on pedestal with nameplate. Illus. in: The universal magazine of knowledge and pleasure [...]. London : Published [.... More

Plan of Mr. Fitch's steam boat - Public domain image of a steam boat

Plan of Mr. Fitch's steam boat - Public domain image of a steam boat

Print shows broadside view of John Fitch's design for ferry boat with steam-driven oars. Illus. in: The Columbian magazine, or monthly miscellany,.... Philadelphia : Printed for T. Seddon, W. Spotswood, C. Cis... More

[Silhouette of George Washington and bust portrait of Benjamin Franklin]

[Silhouette of George Washington and bust portrait of Benjamin Frankli...

Print shows right profile head-and-shoulders portrait of George Washington in oval facing oval containing left profile bust portrait of Benjamin Franklin. Illus. in: The Columbian magazine, or, Monthly miscell... More

[Ornament for title page of The Columbian Magazine for the year 1789]

[Ornament for title page of The Columbian Magazine for the year 1789]

Illus. in: The Columbian magazine, or, Monthly miscellany. Philadelphia : Printed for James Trenchard, 1789 (March), title page. Published in: The American Revolution in drawings and prints; a checklist of 176... More

America! With peace and freedom blest

America! With peace and freedom blest

Allegorical figure of America as a young woman surrounded by shield with eagle, globe, and books as Apollo with a lyre points to the Temple of Fame.

[Title page ornament] / C.W. Peale delt. ; Thackara & Vallance sculpt.

[Title page ornament] / C.W. Peale delt. ; Thackara & Vallance sculpt.

Print of ornament on the title page of the Universal Asylum and Columbian Magazine shows a female figure representing America sitting amid abundance while enjoying the prosperity of peace. Illus. in: The unive... More

View of the new Presbyterian Church in Newark, New Jersey / Anderson del. ; Tiebout sculp.

View of the new Presbyterian Church in Newark, New Jersey / Anderson d...

Illus. in: New York Magazine, 1792 (September). Reference copy in LOT 4445.

Poinsettia pulcherrima Holden delt. ; Smith sc

Poinsettia pulcherrima Holden delt. ; Smith sc

Illus. in: Paxton's magazine of botany & register of flowering plants / London : W.S. Orr & Co., 1838, v. 4, opp. p. 97. Published in: Eyes of the nation : a visual history of the United States / Vincent Virga ... More

Nature from "De Aardbol. Magazijn van hedendaagsche land- en volkenkunde ... Met platen en kaarten. [Deel 4-9 by P. H. W.]"

Nature from "De Aardbol. Magazijn van hedendaagsche land- en volkenkun...

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Denmark from "De Aardbol. Magazijn van hedendaagsche land- en volkenkunde ... Met platen en kaarten. [Deel 4-9 by P. H. W.]"

Denmark from "De Aardbol. Magazijn van hedendaagsche land- en volkenku...

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architecture from "De Aardbol. Magazijn van hedendaagsche land- en volkenkunde ... Met platen en kaarten. [Deel 4-9 by P. H. W.]"

architecture from "De Aardbol. Magazijn van hedendaagsche land- en vol...

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Architecture from "De Aardbol. Magazijn van hedendaagsche land- en volkenkunde ... Met platen en kaarten. [Deel 4-9 by P. H. W.]"

Architecture from "De Aardbol. Magazijn van hedendaagsche land- en vol...

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A Warehouse of Rarities from "De Aardbol. Magazijn van hedendaagsche land- en volkenkunde ... Met platen en kaarten. [Deel 4-9 by P. H. W.]"

A Warehouse of Rarities from "De Aardbol. Magazijn van hedendaagsche l...

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fauna from "De Aardbol. Magazijn van hedendaagsche land- en volkenkunde ... Met platen en kaarten. [Deel 4-9 by P. H. W.]"

fauna from "De Aardbol. Magazijn van hedendaagsche land- en volkenkund...

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Ionian Sea from "De Aardbol. Magazijn van hedendaagsche land- en volkenkunde ... Met platen en kaarten. [Deel 4-9 by P. H. W.]"

Ionian Sea from "De Aardbol. Magazijn van hedendaagsche land- en volke...

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Portrait from "De Aardbol. Magazijn van hedendaagsche land- en volkenkunde ... Met platen en kaarten. [Deel 4-9 by P. H. W.]"

Portrait from "De Aardbol. Magazijn van hedendaagsche land- en volkenk...

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Sigismund I from "De Aardbol. Magazijn van hedendaagsche land- en volkenkunde ... Met platen en kaarten. [Deel 4-9 by P. H. W.]"

Sigismund I from "De Aardbol. Magazijn van hedendaagsche land- en volk...

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cover from "De Aardbol. Magazijn van hedendaagsche land- en volkenkunde ... Met platen en kaarten. [Deel 4-9 by P. H. W.]"

cover from "De Aardbol. Magazijn van hedendaagsche land- en volkenkund...

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Architecture from "De Aardbol. Magazijn van hedendaagsche land- en volkenkunde ... Met platen en kaarten. [Deel 4-9 by P. H. W.]"

Architecture from "De Aardbol. Magazijn van hedendaagsche land- en vol...

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mountain from "De Aardbol. Magazijn van hedendaagsche land- en volkenkunde ... Met platen en kaarten. [Deel 4-9 by P. H. W.]"

mountain from "De Aardbol. Magazijn van hedendaagsche land- en volkenk...

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The enchanted island / painted by Danby ; engraved by J. Sartain.

The enchanted island / painted by Danby ; engraved by J. Sartain.

Print shows an enchanted island in a cove with rocks and cliffs on the left and a beach strewn with sea shells in the foreground; there is a figure standing at the entrance to a cave on the island and a woman a... More

View from Bushongo Tavern 5 miles from York Town on the Baltimore Road

View from Bushongo Tavern 5 miles from York Town on the Baltimore Road

Public domain scan - 18th-century landscape print, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Destruction of Minot's Ledge lighthouse

Destruction of Minot's Ledge lighthouse

Illus. in: Gleason's pictorial, v. 1, no. 1 (1851 May 3), p. 20.

The First mass in the temples of Yucatan, Mexico

The First mass in the temples of Yucatan, Mexico

During Cortez's conquest of Mexico. Illustration from: Harper's Monthly, 1855, vol. 12.

Chinese settlement in the suburbs of San Francisco, California / ... F. Hickock(?).

Chinese settlement in the suburbs of San Francisco, California / ... F...

Humble dwellings along bay. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1856 June 21, p. 21.

The Boston and Cambridge new horse railroad / .

The Boston and Cambridge new horse railroad / .

Illus. in: Ballou's pictorial (1856 June 7). Title and other information transcribed from unverified data in Pictorial Americana (Washington, D.C.: The Library of Congress, 1955), p. 63.

Assassination of James King, of William, corner of Montgomery and Washington Streets, San Francisco, California / / Richardson=Cox, sc.  Execution of James P. Casey and Charles Cora in front of the vigilance committee rooms, San Francisco, California

Assassination of James King, of William, corner of Montgomery and Wash...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1856 July 19, p. 88.

The last ball of the season / A. Hoppin.

The last ball of the season / A. Hoppin.

Print shows a dance in progress in a ballroom. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 2, no. 60 (1858 February 20), p. 120.

Palmetto-tree, and old custom-house, at Charleston, South Carolina

Palmetto-tree, and old custom-house, at Charleston, South Carolina

Groups of people gathered near a palmetto tree in front of the old customs house in Charleston, South Carolina. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 4, no. 205 (1860 December 1), p. 753 (title page, bottom).

Assembling of Congress, Hall of Representatives, Washington City, December 3, 1860

Assembling of Congress, Hall of Representatives, Washington City, Dece...

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1860 Dec. 15, p. 793. Public domain photograph of theater building, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Major Robert Anderson, U.S.A., in command of Fort Sumpter, Charleston Harbor, S.C. / photographed by Webster & Bros.

Major Robert Anderson, U.S.A., in command of Fort Sumpter, Charleston ...

Title page illustration showing Robert Anderson, head-and-shoulders portrait, wearing uniform, facing front. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 11, no. 271 (1861 February 2), p. 161.

Coining press - coin, public domain photograph

Coining press - coin, public domain photograph

Coin making machine. Public domain image related to numismatics, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Hard times in Ole Varginny, an worse a cumin'! Scene--Rebel pickets in Western Virginia / / J.McL.

Hard times in Ole Varginny, an worse a cumin'! Scene--Rebel pickets in...

Cartoon showing two Confederate pickets standing in the wilderness on a cold Virginia night, complaining about the cold, the lack of quinine or alcohol to warm the body and boost the spirits; they conclude with... More

[2nd South Carolina Infantry Regiment raid on rice plantation, Combahee, South Carolina, and escaped slave named Gordon]

[2nd South Carolina Infantry Regiment raid on rice plantation, Combahe...

Top illustration shows slaves escaping to a Union ship as buildings burn in the distance. Three bottom illustrations show an escaped slave in tattered clothing upon his crossing of Union lines, welts from being... More

The plantation police or home-guard examining Negro passes on the levee road below New Orleans / from a sketch by our special artist, F.B. Schell.

The plantation police or home-guard examining Negro passes on the leve...

Illustration showing a guard with a lantern checking the passes of African American men traveling on a levee road at night. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 16, no. 406 (1863 July 11), p. 252.

A gentleman in a fix -- An unnatural parent

A gentleman in a fix -- An unnatural parent

Cartoon showing Napoleon holding baby "Intervention", as the mother "Bull" runs away. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 15, no. 380 (1863 Jan. 10), p. 256.

Le ballon "Le Géant" aux environs de Nimbourg (accident du 19 octobre). D'après un croquis de M. Adrien Tournachon, sur les indications de son frère Nadar / P. Blanchard ; B. Callow Smeeton.

Le ballon "Le Géant" aux environs de Nimbourg (accident du 19 octobre)...

Periodical illustration shows Felix Nadar's balloon, "Le Geant" over a rural area in its second and final flight in 1863. High winds force the balloon to the ground, dragging the basket dangerously close to an ... More

Port Hudson from the opposite bank of the river The Union forces entering the breast-works to take possession of Port Hudson, July 9, 1863 / / from a sketch by Mr. J.R. Hamilton.

Port Hudson from the opposite bank of the river The Union forces enter...

Two illustrations showing Port Hudson and the arrival of Union troops to take possession of the fortifications following the siege which ended with the formal surrender by the Confederate forces on July 9, 1863... More

Grant's campaign south of the James--reinforcements to General Warren arriving at the terminus of Grant's railroad near the Weldon Road, two miles and a half from the recently captured works / from a sketch by our special artist, Joseph Becker.

Grant's campaign south of the James--reinforcements to General Warren ...

Public domain photograph - United States during American Civil War, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Army of the Potomac--General Hancock and staff / photographed by Brady.

Army of the Potomac--General Hancock and staff / photographed by Brady...

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1864 Aug. 13, p. 517. Public domain photograph of a military, American Civil War, 19th century, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Départ du Marquis de le Guillois / A. Bonnard.

Départ du Marquis de le Guillois / A. Bonnard.

French caricature shows the "Marquis de le Guillois," possibly the publisher or editor of "Le hanneton," departing in a balloon and dropping an envelope sealed with a cockchafer or maybug ("le hanneton"). Among... More

The press, the field, the sketchbook / Th. Nast.

The press, the field, the sketchbook / Th. Nast.

Illustration shows various scenes showing a Harper's Weekly correspondent and artist at work in the field, sketching views and gathering information on the battlefield, in camp, and of contraband; two medallion... More

The invasion of Maryland--capture of a train on the Philadelphia, Wilmington and Baltimore Railroad at Magnolia, near Gunpowderb [sic] Ridge, July 11 / from a sketch by our special artist.

The invasion of Maryland--capture of a train on the Philadelphia, Wilm...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1864 July 30, p. 289.

Lieutenant-General Grant at his head-quarters / photographed by Brady.

Lieutenant-General Grant at his head-quarters / photographed by Brady.

Ulysses S. Grant, full-length portrait, standing, facing front, leaning against tree by tent. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1864 July 16, p. 449 (cover).

No accommodations! wood engraving, Library of Congress

No accommodations! wood engraving, Library of Congress

Southern congressman elect telling clerk of the House of Representatives that he would like to secure his old seat. The clerk replies that he is very sorry, but we can not accommodate you. Illus. in: Harper's w... More

The Hebrew Purim Ball at the Academy of Music, March 14

The Hebrew Purim Ball at the Academy of Music, March 14

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1865 April 1, p. 21.

End of the poor Funeral from a tenement house in Baxter Street, Five Points, New York / / from a sketch by our artist.

End of the poor Funeral from a tenement house in Baxter Street, Five P...

Group of people gathered outside tenement house watch men carry out a coffin; in the street, two boys drag a dog by one leg. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 20 (1865 July 1), p. 225.

Appalling calamity at Johnstown, Pennsylvania, on Friday, Sept. 14th, caused by the falling of a railroad bridge crowded with the citizens of the town, during the visit of President Johnson and suite - four persons killed and over 350 wounded / sketched by our special artist, Mr. C.E.H. Bonwill.

Appalling calamity at Johnstown, Pennsylvania, on Friday, Sept. 14th, ...

Picryl description: Public domain image of an arch bridge, stone architecture, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Collecting the remains of Union soldiers for reinterment in national cemeteries / photographed by A. Gardner, Washington, D.C. ; S. Fox.

Collecting the remains of Union soldiers for reinterment in national c...

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1866 Nov. 24, p. 740, bottom illustration.

Broadway Railroad - the grand elevation of the overground railroad / designed and patented by William Hemstreet, Brooklyn.

Broadway Railroad - the grand elevation of the overground railroad / d...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1866 March 3, pp. 376-377.

Making caps / Th. Nast. wood engraving, Library of Congress

Making caps / Th. Nast. wood engraving, Library of Congress

Woman sewing soldiers' caps. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 10, no. 489 (1866 May 12), p. 293.

General Ward, of Massachusetts, killed in China, October, 1862 General Burgevine, of New York, recently killed in China ; Funeral of German patriots at Comfort, Texas, August 20, 1865.

General Ward, of Massachusetts, killed in China, October, 1862 General...

Head-and shoulders portrait of Frederick Townsend Ward, head-and-shoulders portrait of General Burgevine, and funeral of German Union soldiers at Comfort, Texas. Three illustrations in: Harper's weekly, v. 10, ... More

The new railroad bridge across the Susquehanna, from Havre de Grace to Perryville, Maryland / from a photograph by Schrieber & Son, Philadelphia.

The new railroad bridge across the Susquehanna, from Havre de Grace to...

Construction scene, with workers and supplies at site of unfinished bridge. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, Dec. 22, 1866, p. 217. Reference copy in LOT 4429-D.

General Jose M.J. Carvajal / photographed by Brady.

General Jose M.J. Carvajal / photographed by Brady.

General Jose M.J. Carvajal, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 1 (1866 Jan. 13), p. 29.

Alabamians receiving rations / sketched by A.R. Waud.

Alabamians receiving rations / sketched by A.R. Waud.

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1866 Aug. 11, p. 509. Public domain photograph - United States during American Civil War, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Scene at the Pennsylvania Avenue entrance to the Capitol grounds at Washington on the daily adjournment of Congress

Scene at the Pennsylvania Avenue entrance to the Capitol grounds at Wa...

Illustration showing a crowd of people crossing the street between a railroad locomotive and a street railroad, with the U.S. Capitol in the background. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 10, no. 487 (1866 April 2... More

The Fourth of July in the country / drawn by Charles G. Bush.

The Fourth of July in the country / drawn by Charles G. Bush.

Black(?) man dancing and man playing fiddle, surrounded by group while bearded man speaks from platform in background. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1867 July 6, p. 420.

Late Indian outrages: body of Sergeant Wyllyams [stuck with arrows]

Late Indian outrages: body of Sergeant Wyllyams [stuck with arrows]

After a photograph by Major Calhoun and Dr. Bell. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1867 July 27, p. 468.

Coming from church--scene on the bayou Lafourche / sketched by A.R. Waud.

Coming from church--scene on the bayou Lafourche / sketched by A.R. Wa...

People in Sunday dress walking along bayou in western Louisiana, small group of churchgoers are in rowboat. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1867 Jan. 19, p. 40.

Miss Ida Lewis, the heroine of Newport / photo by Manchester Bros., Providence, R.I.

Miss Ida Lewis, the heroine of Newport / photo by Manchester Bros., Pr...

Full-length portrait of Ida Lewis standing on rocky shore of Newport, Rhode Island; female lighthouse keeper who has saved many lives with her small rowboat. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, July 31, 1869, p. 481 (t... More

Presentation of a champion bat to the "Red Stocking" base-ball club, Cincinnati, Ohio, on its return home / sketched by J.A. Gervis.

Presentation of a champion bat to the "Red Stocking" base-ball club, C...

Illustration showing members of the Red Stocking baseball team and distinguished guests standing around "champion" baseball bat, 27 feet in length, presented to the team after amassing a 21-0 record. Illus. in... More

The squatters of New York--Scene near Central Park / sketched by ... E. Wyand.

The squatters of New York--Scene near Central Park / sketched by ... E...

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 13 (1869 June 26), p. 412.

Egypt--opening of the Suez Canal--blessing the canal at Port Said in the presence of the imperial and royal visitors

Egypt--opening of the Suez Canal--blessing the canal at Port Said in t...

Crowd at ceremony; three groups under canopied viewing stands. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1870 Jan. 8, pp. 280 and 281.

Groschens. Book illustration from Library of Congress

Groschens. Book illustration from Library of Congress

Title devised by cataloger. (DLC/PP-1933:0205). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published as tailpiece in: "Groschens," St. Nicholas.

Swearing in of U.S. Deputy Marshals and Supervisors of Registry and Election, by Commissioner Davenport, Circuit Court, Chambers Street, Friday, October 28, 1870 / Bofhs(?).

Swearing in of U.S. Deputy Marshals and Supervisors of Registry and El...

Crowd of men in courtroom. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 31, 1870 Nov. 19, p. 145.

The Great fire at Chicago. Scene in Court-House Square - the public buildings in flames / The great fire at Chicago - scene in Dearborn Street when the fire reached the Tremont House / from a sketch by our special artist. / from sketch by our Chicago correspondent

The Great fire at Chicago. Scene in Court-House Square - the public bu...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1871 Oct. 28, p. 101.

New York City - improved project of a covered atmospheric elevated railway for city transit, by Dr. R.H. Gilbert

New York City - improved project of a covered atmospheric elevated rai...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1871 March 18, p. 1.

Murder of a Negro at Mrs. Carter's house

Murder of a Negro at Mrs. Carter's house

White men beating an African American man, Patenburg, New Jersey. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 16, no. 824 (1872 Oct. 12), p. 796. One of three images under title: The Patenburg Massacre: from sketches by The... More

The Philadelphia election fraud / from sketches by Albert Berghaus.

The Philadelphia election fraud / from sketches by Albert Berghaus.

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 35, 1872 Oct. 26, p. 97.

Young bucks on the war-path Young bucks returning with spoils / / drawn by Sol Eytinge, Jun., from sketch by Theo. R. Davis.

Young bucks on the war-path Young bucks returning with spoils / / draw...

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 17, 1873 May 17, p. 413.

Negroes hiding in the swamps of Louisiana / Sheppard del. ; J.L. Langridge sc.

Negroes hiding in the swamps of Louisiana / Sheppard del. ; J.L. Langr...

African Americans by a camp fire under lean-to. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1873 May 10, p. 396.

Emigrants leaving Queenstown for New York / M.F.

Emigrants leaving Queenstown for New York / M.F.

Emigrants on dock. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, 1874 Sept. 26, pp. 796-797.

Woman's crusade against intemperance / drawn by C.S. Reinhart.

Woman's crusade against intemperance / drawn by C.S. Reinhart.

Women in barroom protesting the sale of alcoholic beverages. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1874 March 14, p. 236.

Washington, D.C. - present condition of the Washington Monument, on the baseball ground, near the White House / sketched by Frank Schell.

Washington, D.C. - present condition of the Washington Monument, on th...

Print shows the incomplete Monument, with sailing boats in foreground; possibly Tiber Creek. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1874 Dec. 12, p. 233.

Charles Sumner / Matt Morgan. - Public domain dedication image

Charles Sumner / Matt Morgan. - Public domain dedication image

Illustration shows Columbia laying a laurel wreath on the casket of Charles Sumner as African Americans kneel to mourn; an angel in the distance carries a plague stating "Equal rights to all." Illus. in: Frank ... More

Base-ball in England - the match on Lord's cricket grounds between the Red Stockings and the Athletics / from a sketch by Abner Crossman.

Base-ball in England - the match on Lord's cricket grounds between the...

Illustration showing a baseball game between the Boston Red Stockings and the Philadelphia Athletics played on the cricket grounds in London, England, with spectators in the foreground and the background. The f... More

Bergen Point light-house, New Jersey / A.T. Sears, sc.

Bergen Point light-house, New Jersey / A.T. Sears, sc.

Illus. in: Harper's New Monthly Magazine, v. 48, no. 286 (1874 March), p. 466.

Railroad building on the great plains / drawn by A.R. Waud ; A.R. Waud.

Railroad building on the great plains / drawn by A.R. Waud ; A.R. Waud...

Print shows large work crew laying tracks for railroad, several covered wagons and other carts and wagons, work camp in the distance, and some soldiers and Natives resting in the foreground. Illus. in: Harper'... More

A belle savage, Columbia (receiving congratulations from all parts of the world) / Th. Nast.

A belle savage, Columbia (receiving congratulations from all parts of ...

Columbia holding papers of congratulations from William Von Bismarck, Alexander II, V.E. Manuel, United States, Austria, and Poland. Behind her stand some of the men from whom she received the papers. A jester ... More

Bessemer steel manufacture / A.R. Waud.

Bessemer steel manufacture / A.R. Waud.

Six illustrations of operations in a steel mill. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1876 March 25, p. 252.

[Composite of four scenes related to Indian relations with the U.S. government]

[Composite of four scenes related to Indian relations with the U.S. go...

Four scenes: The Indian Question - Red Cloud Agency - distributing goods; The hosiptal; Fort Sill; Officers' quarters. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1876 May 13. Reference copy in LOT 4391.

New York City - The Vanderbilt will contest ...

New York City - The Vanderbilt will contest ...

Print shows Dr. Jared Linsly testifying at a hearing on Cornelius Vanderbilt's mental and physical conditional.

New York City - Our Indian allies - Sioux warriors making purchases on Broadway for themselves and squaws

New York City - Our Indian allies - Sioux warriors making purchases on...

Native Americans examining goods inside a shop on Broadway, New York City. Title transcribed from item. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 45, no. 1151 (1877 October 20), p. 105 (top).

Extension of library of Harvard College. Ware and Van Brunt architects / William C. RIchardson, del.

Extension of library of Harvard College. Ware and Van Brunt architects...

Print shows sectional views and the floor plan for the library extension Harvard University. Illus. in: American architect and building news, vol. 4, no. 152. Boston : J. R. Osgod & Co., Nov. 23, 1878, opposite p. 173.

[Young girl gazing at older woman in passing carriage]

[Young girl gazing at older woman in passing carriage]

Title devised by cataloger. (DLC/PP-1933:0011). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: "The Story of a New York House" by H.C. Bunner, Scribner's magazine, 1:40 (Jan. 1887).

Clearing the track - on the banks in a fog / from a painting by M.J. Burns.

Clearing the track - on the banks in a fog / from a painting by M.J. B...

Two fishermen in a dory on the Newfoundland Banks. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 24, 1880 March 27, p. 200.

[Cherub in baseball cap holding bat]

[Cherub in baseball cap holding bat]

Title devised by cataloger. Gift; Mrs. Peter Grant; 1940; (DLC/PP-1940:008). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: Life magazine.

New Jersey--the wizard of electricity--Thomas A. Edison's system of electric illumination

New Jersey--the wizard of electricity--Thomas A. Edison's system of el...

Six views showing Menlo Park and exterior of Edison's laboratory, and electric light apparatus. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1880 Jan. 10., p. 353.

Sylvester Graham, Head and Shoulders Portrait

Sylvester Graham, Head and Shoulders Portrait

Sylvester Graham, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right. Illus. in: Harper's new monthly magazine, v. 60 (1880), p. 190. Reference copy in BIOG FILE - Graham, Sylvester, 1794-1851.

New York City--the Chanucka celebration by the Young Men's Hebrew Association, at the Academy of Music, December 16th--scene of the sixth tableau, "the dedication of the temple"

New York City--the Chanucka celebration by the Young Men's Hebrew Asso...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1880 Jan. 3, p. 316.

Echo - Drawing. Public domain image.

Echo - Drawing. Public domain image.

Gift; Mrs. Peter Grant; 1940; (DLC/PP-1940:008). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: "Modern mythology" by Metcalfe, Life magazine.

Ohio.  The busy life of a president-elect of the United States--General Garfield at his home at Mentor.  General Garfield's business office

Ohio. The busy life of a president-elect of the United States--Genera...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1880 Dec. 18, p. 252.

Auguri e felicitazioni, Tissandier Collection, France

Auguri e felicitazioni, Tissandier Collection, France

A humorous print from an Italian illustrated periodical shows frogs dressed in street clothes climbing out of a packing crate carrying New Year's greetings on strips of paper, while a well-dressed woman watche... More

Caricature, The innocents / F. Opper., public domain cartoon image

Caricature, The innocents / F. Opper., public domain cartoon image

Print shows a group of African American men, one, standing at center, is wearing a hat labeled "Judge Whitewashed", and the others are wearing hats labeled "Whitewasher No. 1, No. 2, No. 3, No. 4, No. 5, No. 6,... More

Puck's pyrotechnics - Fourth-of-July fireworks free to all / Opper & Co.

Puck's pyrotechnics - Fourth-of-July fireworks free to all / Opper & C...

Print shows a fireworks display with Puck bowing on a stage in front of a "Fan Light" featuring the likenesses of William H. Vanderbilt, Russell Sage, Cyrus W. Field, and Jay Gould; on stage with Puck is a hand... More

"When the Spring-time comes, gentle"--Indian! Polygamous barbarian: "Much guns, much ammunition much whiskey, and much kill pale-face."/ / Th. Nast.  Exiles from Russia--their first day in New York / from a sketch by S.F. Yeager

"When the Spring-time comes, gentle"--Indian! Polygamous barbarian: "M...

Top illustration satirizing "reported alliance between the Mormons and Indians". Bottom illustration shows Jewish refugees from Russia with their belongings, in a marine terminal in the United States. Illus. in... More

Dore - Drawing. Public domain image.

Dore - Drawing. Public domain image.

Full-length caricature of a heavyset man wearing a hat and spectacles, and smoking a pipe. Standing sideways with his hands in his coat pockets, his head is turned. No copyright information found with item. Sig... More

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