17th century soldiers riding over drawbridge of castle into forest. Title from: Carl Friedrich Lessing, 1808-1880 : Handzeichnungen aus dem Cincinnati Art Museum, Ohio/USA : Ausstellung, 6. September, 2. Novemb... more
Title devised by Library staff. Photograph of a stipple engraving by James Heath, ca. 1797, after a painting by John Opie. Stamped on verso: Sewall Coll. Reference copy in BIOG FILE.
Photograph shows Fromenthal Halévy, French composer, three-quarter length portrait, facing right. Title from item. No. 1336. Stamped on verso: Gift, Virginia S. Benjamin, Feb. 12, 1946. Reference copy in BIOG FILE.
Photograph showing Harriet Johnston, head and shoulders portrait, left profile. Title from item. Photo of engraving by J.C. Buttre. From Laura C. Holloway, The Ladies of the White House, 1881, opp. p. 442.
Photograph shows theater in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with sign advertising Julia Daly in Faint Heart; on left side is the Melodeon theater and on the right side is the Shakespeare Bowling Saloon with a shooti... more
Photograph shows building that was the London Coffee House in colonial times; at the time of the photograph Ulrich & Brother's Tobacco & Segar Store and a clothing store were in the building. Title from item. P... more
Interior of the Sistine Chapel, Vatican City. Photo probably by James Anderson (British, 1813 - 1877). The J. Paul Getty Museum dates a similar photo to between 1855 and 1877. No. 942.
Photograph shows house with show windows, probably for a shop, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Title from item. In album: Views of old Philadelphia, collected by Joseph Y. Jeanes, ca. 1915, leaf 49 recto. Accession... more
Photograph shows second Central High School building, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, with drainage pipes lying in front. Title from item. In album: Views of old Philadelphia, collected by Joseph Y. Jeanes, ca. 191... more