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Algernoon Piercy [i.e. Algernon Percy], Earl of Northumberland & c. / Sr. Ant. Vandyck pinx. ; Vertue sc.

Algernoon Piercy [i.e. Algernon Percy], Earl of Northumberland & c. / ...

Sir Algernon Percy, half-length portrait, facing right, wearing armor. No. 45.

Louis Quinze--Roy de France et de Navarre

Louis Quinze--Roy de France et de Navarre

After a painting by Gobert. Gardiner Greene Hubbard Collection. LeBlanc, no. 362.

Marie Therese Reine de Hongrie..

Marie Therese Reine de Hongrie..

Maria Theresa, Archduchess of Austria, Queen of Hungary and Bohemia, wife of Francis I, Holy Roman Emperor, half-length portrait, facing right. After a painting by Mytens.

Benjamin Franklin, né à Boston le 17 janvier 1706 - eripuit cœlo fulmen sceptrum que tyrannis / peint par Madame Filleul ; gravé par Cahtelin, Graveur du Roi.

Benjamin Franklin, né à Boston le 17 janvier 1706 - eripuit cœlo fulme...

Benjamin Franklin, half-length portrait, seated at table, facing front; map and his spectacles are on the table.

Portrait of Master Hare painted by Sir Joshna Reynolds ; engrav'd by R. Thew

Portrait of Master Hare painted by Sir Joshna Reynolds ; engrav'd by R...

Print shows Francis George Hare, three-quarter length portrait, facing left with right hand raised, in landscape with trees. After painting by Sir Joshua Reynolds. Title from online source. Ownership stamp on v... more

Michel-Ange / Michel-Ange pinxt. ; J.L. Potrelle delt. et sculpt.

Michel-Ange / Michel-Ange pinxt. ; J.L. Potrelle delt. et sculpt.

Michelangelo, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right.

Philip Schuyler Esq'r. maj'r. gen'l. in the American service / Leney sct.

Philip Schuyler Esq'r. maj'r. gen'l. in the American service / Leney s...

Print shows Philip Schuyler, bust portrait, facing left; in oval. Title from item. After ca. 1792 miniature painted by John Trumbull. Published in Port Folio magazine, 1810 (June). Stauffer, 1848 Published in: ... more

Charlotte Brontë

Charlotte Brontë

Title from item. Reproduction of a painting by George Richards, 1850. Stamped on verso: Sewell Collection. Reference copy in BIOG FILE.

John Adams, second president of the United States

John Adams, second president of the United States

Title from another impression. From another impression "From the original series painted by Stuart for the Messrs. Doggett of Boston." Publication information from the American Antiquarian Society. Inscribed in... more

Andrew Jackson engraved by James B. Longacre from an original picture by R.E.W. Earl painted at the Hermitage in the Summer of 1826

Andrew Jackson engraved by James B. Longacre from an original picture ...

Print shows Andrew Jackson, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly left. Title from item. Mounted with: PGA - Longacre (J.B.) Andrew Jackson of Tennessee. Stamped on verso: L.C. Division of Prints. Stampe... more

[Interior wall with architectural ornaments of the U.S. Capitol building with portrait of George Washington at Dorchester Heights by Gilbert Stuart and unidentified portrait of a man, possibly John Adams, on display]

[Interior wall with architectural ornaments of the U.S. Capitol buildi...

Title devised by Library staff. Philadelphia Print Shop Inventory, no. 668. (DLC/PP-1996:032.13). Forms part of: Marian S. Carson Collection (Library of Congress).

Thomas Jefferson, third president of the United States

Thomas Jefferson, third president of the United States

Print shows Thomas Jefferson, half-length portrait, seated at desk, facing slightly left, with hand folded and resting on the desk, on which are books and papers, and a bust sculpture of Benjamin Franklin. Titl... more

John Adams, second president of the United States

John Adams, second president of the United States

Print shows John Adams, half-length portrait, seated, facing right, with book in hand. Title from item. From the original series painted by Stuart for the Messrs. Doggett of Boston. Printed on lower right corne... more

James Monroe, fifth president of the United States

James Monroe, fifth president of the United States

Print shows James Monroe, half-length portrait, seated, facing slightly left, holding papers in right hand. Title from item. From the original series painted by Stuart for the Messrs. Doggett of Boston. Printed... more

Original study in oil by Henry Inman of head of Columbia designed for U.S. coins

Original study in oil by Henry Inman of head of Columbia designed for ...

Title from item. Inscribed in ink on accompanying board: Original study in oil by Henry Inman of head of Columbia designed for U.S. coins. Also inscribed in ink on accompanying board: The above is in the handwr... more

Henry Percy, Earl of Northumberland / engraved by J. Cochran ; from the original of Vandyke.

Henry Percy, Earl of Northumberland / engraved by J. Cochran ; from th...

Sir Henry Percy, three-quarter length portrait, seated, facing slightly left.

O'-Check-Ka or Four Legs Head Chief of the Winnebagoes on Winnebago Lake, Michigan / / painted at the Treaty of Green Bay 1827 by J.O. Lewis ; Lehman & Duval Lithrs.

O'-Check-Ka or Four Legs Head Chief of the Winnebagoes on Winnebago La...

O'-Check-Ka or Four Legs, full length portrait, standing, facing slightly left, wearing traditional dress and holding rifle, 1827. Illus. in: The aboriginal port-folio : a collection of portraits of the most ce... more

Major general Philip Schuyler / painted by J. Trumbull ; engraved by T. Kelly.

Major general Philip Schuyler / painted by J. Trumbull ; engraved by T...

Print shows Philip Schuyler, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left, wearing military uniform. Title from item. Facsimile of signature below title. After ca. 1792 miniature painted by John Trumbull.

Kee-O-Kuck or the Watching Fox the present Chief of the Sauk tribe and successor to Black Hawk / / painted by J.O. Lewis at the great treaty of Prarie du Chien 1825 ; Lehman & Duval Lithrs. Philada.

Kee-O-Kuck or the Watching Fox the present Chief of the Sauk tribe and...

Kee-O-Kuck or the Watching Fox, full length portrait, standing, facing slightly left, wearing traditional dress, at Prairie du Chien, 1825. Illus. in: The aboriginal port-folio : a collection of portraits of th... more

Hon. Cadwallader D. Colden Esqr. / Painted by Waldo & Jewett ; Eng by A. B. Durand.

Hon. Cadwallader D. Colden Esqr. / Painted by Waldo & Jewett ; Eng by ...

Cadwallader D. Colden, half-length portrait, facing slightly left. After a painting by Samuel Waldo and William Jewett.

Rev. Dr. Nathaniel Thayer

Rev. Dr. Nathaniel Thayer

A lineal descendant of John Cotton, Rev. Dr. Nathaniel Thayer, was the sixth pastor of the First Church of Christ on the Lancaster Town Green. Renowned for his eloquence in the pulpit, Thayer was influential in... more

Henry Clay / painted by G. Linen ; engraved by J. Sartain. Philada.

Henry Clay / painted by G. Linen ; engraved by J. Sartain. Philada.

Print showing Henry Clay, full-length portrait, sitting with legs crossed, facing front, with right arm resting on a table, and holding papers in lap with left hand. Title from item. Entered according to Act of... more

Henry Clay / painted by James Wise ; engraved by J. Sartain.

Henry Clay / painted by James Wise ; engraved by J. Sartain.

Print showing Henry Clay, full-length portrait, standing, facing slightly left, gesturing with right hand, left hand resting on table; a globe and two books are on the floor in lower left corner. Title from ite... more

Miller portraits

Miller portraits

The chapel's full-length, larger-than-life portraits of William Miller (1782-1849) and his wife, Lucy Paulina Miller, were painted by American primitive artist Horace Bundy. Miller had predicted that the second... more

Julia Fletcher Carney

Julia Fletcher Carney

A Universalist, early feminist, teacher, and writer for children, Julia Fletcher Carney (1823-1908) composed a poem in 1845 entitled "Little Things," which was once well known and widely memorized by American s... more

Addison / M. Dahl pinx, 1719.

Addison / M. Dahl pinx, 1719.

Joseph Addison, half-length portrait, seated, facing slightly right, writing. Photograph of painting by Michael Dahl.

[Fanny Longfellow, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left]

[Fanny Longfellow, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left]

Title devised by Library staff. Reference copy in BIOG FILE.

[Painting of James Buchanan, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left]

[Painting of James Buchanan, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left]

Case: scroll motif surrounded by flowers. Hallmark: Rinhart 20b. Date based on hallmark. Purchase; Marian S. Carson; 1998; (DLC/PP-1998:151.1). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). For... more

The Duchess of Devonshire 1784 Sir J. Reynolds, P.R.A. pinxt ; P. Lightfoot sculpt

The Duchess of Devonshire 1784 Sir J. Reynolds, P.R.A. pinxt ; P. Ligh...

Print shows Georgiana Spencer Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire, with her infant daughter Georgiana Dorothy Cavendish. Title from item. Caption continues: From the picture in the Royal Collection. Ownership stam... more

James Madison / from the original portrait by Gilbert Stuart.

James Madison / from the original portrait by Gilbert Stuart.

James Madison, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right.

[Painting of John McAllister, Jr., by Anna C. Peale, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right]

[Painting of John McAllister, Jr., by Anna C. Peale, head-and-shoulder...

Note found behind plate: Cleaned July 1974 with a solution of water, thiourea, and phospheric acid. Wm. B. Becker, Phila. Pa. Paper label on back of frame: The following was written on the back of this daguerre... more

Joshua Barney, U.S.N. / engraved by J. Gross from a drawing by W.G. Armstrong after a miniature by Isabey.

Joshua Barney, U.S.N. / engraved by J. Gross from a drawing by W.G. Ar...

Print shows Joshua Barney, half-length portrait, wearing military uniform, standing, facing right, holding sword. Title from item. Based on a miniature by Jean-Baptiste Isabey. Barney commissioned the miniature... more

Yokohama kenbutsu zue

Yokohama kenbutsu zue

Japanese print shows a foreign visitor standing outside a building in Yokohama, Japan. He is looking up and appears to be thinking, his thoughts depicted on the right, outside the space occupied by him, as a fr... more

James Kent

James Kent

Copy photograph of a portrait painting by an unidentified artist.

Joseph Fesch, Cardinal Buonaparte, full-length portrait, seated, facing slightly left

Joseph Fesch, Cardinal Buonaparte, full-length portrait, seated, facin...

Stamped on mount: F. D'Atri, via Condotti no. 82, Roma. In album: Browning Collection of Portraits, etc., p. 42 (bottom right). Photograph of painting. Color laser copy reference surrogate for LOT 6633 is avail... more

George Washington Campbell, secretary of the treasury, 1814

George Washington Campbell, secretary of the treasury, 1814

Photograph of painting shows George Washington Campbell, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left. Title from item. Reference copy in BIOG FILE.

Mary Queen of Scots / G. W. Wilson & Co.

Mary Queen of Scots / G. W. Wilson & Co.

Photograph of portrait painting shows Mary, Queen of Scots, half-length portrait, facing left. Title from item. Reference copy in BIOG FILE.

[Olive Logan, actress and feminist, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right]

[Olive Logan, actress and feminist, head-and-shoulders portrait, facin...

Photograph is reproduction of a portrait painting of Olive Logan. Reference print in BIOG FILE.

[Mrs. Jefferson Davis, full-length studio portrait, standing, facing slightly right with left hand resting on the back of a chair]

[Mrs. Jefferson Davis, full-length studio portrait, standing, facing s...

Title devised by Library staff. Transfer; LC Manuscript Division (gift, Gist Blair, 1936); 1963 July.

[Maj. Gen. G.B. Cadwalader, half-length portrait, facing right]

[Maj. Gen. G.B. Cadwalader, half-length portrait, facing right]

Civil War Photograph Collection. Photoprint of painting. No. 5408.

James Kent / from the original painting by Chappel in the possession of the publishers.

James Kent / from the original painting by Chappel in the possession o...

James Kent, full-length portrait, seated at table, facing slightly left. Facsimile signature on piece.

Ph: Schuyler / painted by [Chappel, name scraped out] ; [eng'r, scraped out] Alonzo Chappel.

Ph: Schuyler / painted by [Chappel, name scraped out] ; [eng'r, scrape...

Print shows Philip Schuyler, full-length portrait, standing, facing left, wearing military uniform, map on table next to a fireplace and saddle on floor by the table, hat on chair in the background. Title from ... more

Your friend John Brown - "his soul is marching on" enlarged and painted by J.W. Dodge, from the original picture taken from life

Your friend John Brown - "his soul is marching on" enlarged and painte...

Photograph shows reproduction of painting by J.W. Dodge, possibly John Wood Dodge, of abolitionist John Brown standing with hands in pockets. Title devised by Library staff. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2016; (DLC/PP... more