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DCM 0475: Claude Laurent Flute in C

DCM 0475: Claude Laurent Flute in C

With 3 pewter rings, in case. Locks on both joints. Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Clear glass, silver keys, ferrules, sockets. Faceted rock crystal "rose-cut" cap (same as DCM 378).; 60.85 cm., 62.55 cm.... more

A map of the post-road from Buenos Ayres [sic] to Potosi.

A map of the post-road from Buenos Ayres [sic] to Potosi.

Shows area extending from Buenos Aires to Potosí includes the post road (designated in red ink), towns and settlements along the road, distances between settlements, and rivers and streams. Relief shown by hach... more

The death of the property tax! Or 37 mortal wounds for ministers & the inquisitoral commissioners! / G. Cruikshank sculp.

The death of the property tax! Or 37 mortal wounds for ministers & the...

Henry Brougham, John Bull, and the British lion (Leo Britannicus) attacking a hydra representing the property tax. At tail of the monster Mr. Tierney tells Britannia to rise. In the background, Liverpool, the R... more

DCM 1404: Claude Laurent Flute in C

DCM 1404: Claude Laurent Flute in C

All sockets have Laurent's safety hook which engages a flange on each corresponding tenon. Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Clear glass frosted, silver keys. DCM ledger: "Labradorite" cap.; 67.4 cm. Key Hol... more

DCM 1373: Claude Laurent Flute in C

DCM 1373: Claude Laurent Flute in C

All three sockets have safety hooks. Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Clear glass, frosted, fluted exterior. Silver keys and flanges.; 67.4 cm. Key Holes System: 6 keys, foot to C, round curved flaps with a... more

A caucus held at Albany on sunday evening April 11th. 1824 by the N.Y. city members

A caucus held at Albany on sunday evening April 11th. 1824 by the N.Y....

A satire condemning the duplicity and conspiracy of the "Bucktail" faction of New York Democrats in their April 1824 ouster of New York's ex-governor DeWitt Clinton from his post as canal commissioner. The Lib... more

U.S. Reports: Post Master General v. Early., 25 U.S. (12 Wheat.) 136 (1827)

U.S. Reports: Post Master General v. Early., 25 U.S. (12 Wheat.) 136 (...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 25; Wheaton Volume 12; January Term, 1827; The Post Master General of the United States against Early and Others.

Das allegrösste Bilder ABC. UV bei Winckelmann & Söhne in Berlin

Das allegrösste Bilder ABC. UV bei Winckelmann & Söhne in Berlin

Print shows the letter "U" formed by the spirit of a man wearing a hat departing a grave marked with a post topped with a hat, and the letter "V" formed by a harlequin figure perched on his elbows with legs rai... more

Wheeling, Lake Erie & Cincinnati lines of post coaches

Wheeling, Lake Erie & Cincinnati lines of post coaches

Advertisement for a post coach line, with illustration of a coach and four horses. Engraving printed by Armstrong & Green, Wheeling, Va. File print may be in LOT 10616. This record contains unverified, old data... more

Bellvue. Mr. Dougherty's agency on the  Missouri / Ch. Bodmer pinx ad nat ; L. Weber & Beyer sc.

Bellvue. Mr. Dougherty's agency on the Missouri / Ch. Bodmer pinx ad ...

Illustration shows buildings, paddocks, settlers, ox cart and Indians at Bellvue, Major John Dougherty's trading post on the Missouri River. Title from item. Title also in French and German. Illus. in: Voyage d... more

A very bad man

A very bad man

The first of two prints formerly thought to be anti-Jackson satires, but actually dealing with the sensational trial of Methodist minister Ephraim K. Avery in May 1833 for the murder of Sarah Maria Cornell. (Se... more

A minister extraordinary taking passage & bound on a foreign mission to the court of his satanic majesty!

A minister extraordinary taking passage & bound on a foreign mission t...

The second of two prints surrounding the scandalous trial of Methodist minister Ephraim K. Avery for the brutal murder of factory girl Sarah Maria Cornell. (See "A Very Bad Man," no. 1833-13). Contrary to Weite... more

"This is the house that Jack built . . ."

"This is the house that Jack built . . ."

Caricature shows Andrew Jackson, Martin Van Buren, Francis Blair, William J. Duane, and others, with various animals. A crudely-drawn, anonymous satire on the Jackson Administration, alleging political intrigue... more

The decapitation of a great block head by the mysterious agency of the claret coloured coat

The decapitation of a great block head by the mysterious agency of the...

A cryptic and anonymous satire probably referring to the 1834 "decapitation" of the wooden figure-head of Andrew Jackson, placed on the ship "Constitution" when it was refitted at Boston. The deed was perpetrat... more

The people putting responsibility to the test or the downfall of the kitchen cabinet and collar presses

The people putting responsibility to the test or the downfall of the k...

A prediction of dire consequences to follow from Jackson's withdrawal of federal funds from the Bank of the United States, initiated late in 1833. The artist is harshly critical of Jackson's move to distribute... more

New method of assorting the mail, as practised by Southern slave-holders, or attack on the Post Office, Charleston, S.C.

New method of assorting the mail, as practised by Southern slave-holde...

A portrayal of the nocturnal raid on the Charleston post office by a mob of citizens and the burning of abolitionist mails found there in July 1835. Mail sacks are handed through a forced window of the ransack... more

A gone case. A scene in Wall-Street

A gone case. A scene in Wall-Street

A comic scene representing two New York city political factions, the Whigs and the radical Democrats (or "Loco Focos"), as scuffling newsboys. The scene takes place before the half-built Customs House, where se... more

Uncle Sam sick with la grippe

Uncle Sam sick with la grippe

A satire attributing the dire fiscal straits of the nation to Andrew Jackson's banking policies, with specific reference to recent bank failures in New Orleans, New York, and Philadelphia. The artist blames th... more

Sub treasurers meeting in England

Sub treasurers meeting in England

A satire on corruption among Tammany officeholders in New York, showing absconded former Collector of the Port Samuel Swartwout and federal District Attorney William M. Price in London. The massive fraud and em... more

To be exhibited in Chesnut Street, Philadelphia, below Tenth Street, from Oct. 8th until Oct. 20th, 1838, ... the gigantic giraffe

To be exhibited in Chesnut Street, Philadelphia, below Tenth Street, f...

Broadside illustrated with 2 giraffes, gensbock and eland. No ref. copy. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Circus; Animals; Posters.

The man wot pays no postage

The man wot pays no postage

The man "wot pays no postage" here is Van Buren ally and publicist Amos Kendall. The profits and influence Kendall derived from publication of the administration organ the "Extra Globe" were no doubt increased ... more

Des Morgens legten die Schneidergesellen den Laden auf die Pfosten, setzten sich und nähten

Des Morgens legten die Schneidergesellen den Laden auf die Pfosten, se...

Illustration for a story showing scaffolding crashing to the ground after a pig has bumped one of the support posts, causing three tailors who had been working on the scaffolding to come crashing to the ground ... more

The Eugenie garter--Manufactured by the American Garter Company / Rae Smith lith. N.Y.

The Eugenie garter--Manufactured by the American Garter Company / Rae ...

Advertisement poster showing woman putting on garter.

DCM 0012: Clair Godfroy, aîné Flute in C

DCM 0012: Clair Godfroy, aîné Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Cocus, silver keys and ferrules.; 65.35 cm. Key Holes System: Essentially the conical Boehm 1832 system, Dorus G#, post and rod, direct mount, roller for C. Mark Maximum: (p... more

The Secretary of War presenting a stand of colours to the 1st Regiment of Republican bloodhounds

The Secretary of War presenting a stand of colours to the 1st Regiment...

A bitter vilification of the Van Buren administration's use of bloodhounds to hunt fugitive Indians during the Second Seminole War in Florida. The artist condemns the racism and inhumanity of the measure, as w... more

South West gate leading into Indapendance [i.e., Independence] Square, Philada.

South West gate leading into Indapendance [i.e., Independence] Square,...

Framed. Accompanying labels detached from cover glass: "27" and "11." Label from back of frame: Daguerreotypes are "mirror Reflections" and show the picture in reverse. This is an entrance to Independence Squar... more

Professor Cummings, the celebrated magician, vocalist, and comedian!!

Professor Cummings, the celebrated magician, vocalist, and comedian!!

"Piece-work!! Piece-work! Magic! ... Mystic arts! ... Dancing babies!" Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Rats quitting the ship

Rats quitting the ship

Postmaster general Amos Kendall's 1840 resignation prompted the artist's speculation on the desertion of other Van Buren cabinet members. Kendall resigned on May 16, to concentrate on editing the "Extra Globe,"... more

Matty's dream

Matty's dream

Clay portrays Martin Van Buren driven from the White House by nightmares of cider barrels and Whig presidential challenger William Henry Harrison. Van Buren flees the presidential mansion in his nightshirt, dro... more

A globe to live on!

A globe to live on!

Prominent Democratic party publicists Francis Preston Blair and Amos Kendall are portrayed as Siamese twins, joined at the mid-section, and standing on a large globe. Blair (left) was the influential editor of ... more

This is the house that Jack built

This is the house that Jack built

The Van Buren administration's record, particularly with regard to the handling of public finances, is condemned as corrupt and a perpetuation of unpopular Jacksonian policies. The artist echoes perennial Whig ... more

O.K.

O.K.

A postelection Whig satire, "Respectfully dedicated to the members of the Eighth Ward Tippecanoe Club and inscribed to their Patriotic Chairman Charles H. Delavan, Esqr." The artist shows a crowd of Whigs assem... more

Topographic map of the Parish of Concordia, state of Louisiana /

Topographic map of the Parish of Concordia, state of Louisiana /

Shows names of some residents. Handwritten below title: Presented to the Post Master General Tho. A. P. [name unclear], Natchez, Mi. Stamped in lower right corner: Map Division, Library of Congress. Copy imperf... more

Veduta di Ross stabilimento Russo vicino alla Bodega

Veduta di Ross stabilimento Russo vicino alla Bodega

Fort Ross, Calif., a Russian fur-trading post est. 1812.

A sawney in Ireland trying to pass for an American gentleman

A sawney in Ireland trying to pass for an American gentleman

The "sawney" (i.e., fool or simpleton) is New York "Herald" editor James Gordon Bennett. The artist gives a comic portrayal of Bennett's celebrated public rebuff by O'Connell in the Corn Exchange in Dublin in A... more

Race between Bennett and Greely for the Post Office stakes

Race between Bennett and Greely for the Post Office stakes

A satire on the competition between rival editors Horace Greeley and James Gordon Bennett for New York post office printing contracts. The artist also comments on the circulation wars between Bennett's "New Yor... more

Progress of reform!!! No. 1

Progress of reform!!! No. 1

A scene in New York, outside the gates of City Hall Park. Two well-dressed men with top hats overturn the table of two apple-women. One of the men (from all appearances a Loco Foco radical Democrat) shouts at t... more

Jamie & the bishop

Jamie & the bishop

One of James Gordon Bennett's perennial editorial campaigns against the Catholic bishop of New York John Hughes is the subject of "Jamie & the Bishop." On the left Scottish-born "Jamie" Bennett, a quill pen beh... more

DCM 1096: R. Burghley (Burleigh) AltoBass Flute in G (See Physical Description.)

DCM 1096: R. Burghley (Burleigh) AltoBass Flute in G (See Physical Des...

This differs from DCM 1095 in that the bell section beneath the 2 vent holes is elongated likely for the purpose of achieving longer and thus perhaps better sprung keys. Like DCM 1095, the keys are attached ver... more

DCM 1097: R. Burghley (Burleigh) Alto Flute in G(?) (See Notes.)

DCM 1097: R. Burghley (Burleigh) Alto Flute in G(?) (See Notes.)

DCM ledger: "Tenor Flute in F." Tonehole spacing is increased enough compared to DCM 1094 and 1095 that this might have been intended to be, as according to DCM, a Tenor in F. However, the overall length appear... more

Die Vorzüge der Gans

Die Vorzüge der Gans

Illustration for a book of fables shows a left profile view of a goose standing in front of a wall on which hangs a poster of a dancer labeled "zum allerletzten Male". Title from item. Inscribed in red ink on v... more

DCM 0652: Theobald Boehm Flute in C

DCM 0652: Theobald Boehm Flute in C

Embouchure barrel slightly concave for lower lip. DCM ledger cites Boehm Record Book: "No. 1. 1847. September 15. Eine Flote von Messing und vergoldet, mit Ring Klapper von Neusilber." Presented to Briccialdi. ... more

Nassau

Nassau

Drawing shows a portion of the front and right side of a large house with many windows, shutters, dormers, and chimneys, and several trees behind a picket fence, with hitching posts along the roadway, and a hor... more

Grand set to between rough and ready and Genal. Gas

Grand set to between rough and ready and Genal. Gas

Zachary Taylor and Lewis Cass engage in a bout of fisticuffs in their battle for the presidency in 1848. Taylor, clearly getting the better of his opponent, seizes Cass by the lapels saying, "A little more gra... more

"Principles, not men." The Democratic candidates for President and Vice President from 1849 to 1853 / Durang, pt. ; Baldwin & Baker, scs.

"Principles, not men." The Democratic candidates for President and Vic...

A large, banner-style campaign poster for the 1848 Democratic ticket. Bust portraits of the two candidates, Cass and Butler, are framed by oak leaves and acorns, symbols of the Democratic party. Above the portr... more

Cass & his cabinet in 1849

Cass & his cabinet in 1849

The satire imputes to the Democrats of 1848, led by candidate Lewis Cass, the corrupt practices of the Van Buren-era party. The artist also criticizes Whig repudiation of stalwart party leader Henry Clay in fav... more

An old hunker fishing for votes

An old hunker fishing for votes

Facing a relative lack of enthusiasm for his campaign in New York State, Lewis Cass hoped to muster Democratic rank-and-file support by endorsing for lieutenant-governor the popular lawyer Charles O'Conor. Her... more

Plansch med uniform för infanteri, ritad av Einar von Strokirch.

Plansch med uniform för infanteri, ritad av Einar von Strokirch.

Plansch med uniform för infanteri, ritad av Einar von Strokirch.

DCM 0099: Theobald Boehm Flute in C

DCM 0099: Theobald Boehm Flute in C

DCM ledger: "Metal flute made by Boehm himself, No. 19, about 1850. Early type of cylinder bore.... Formerly belonged to Edward Martin Heindl, who 'gave' it to Geo. W. Haynes, about 1888, and later took it back... more

Plansch med uniform för infanteri, ritad av Einar von Strokirch.

Plansch med uniform för infanteri, ritad av Einar von Strokirch.

Plansch med uniform för infanteri, ritad av Einar von Strokirch.

Plansch med uniform för infanteri, ritad av Einar von Strokirch.

Plansch med uniform för infanteri, ritad av Einar von Strokirch.

Plansch med uniform för infanteri, ritad av Einar von Strokirch.

Repeated to-night grand combination Swiss bell ringers and Continental Vocalists at the public hall

Repeated to-night grand combination Swiss bell ringers and Continental...

Created by "Clarry & Reilly, Printers, Designers, and Engravers, 12, 14, & 16 Spruce Street, New York." Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Plansch med uniform för infanteri, ritad av Einar von Strokirch.

Plansch med uniform för infanteri, ritad av Einar von Strokirch.

Plansch med uniform för infanteri, ritad av Einar von Strokirch.

Plansch med uniform för infanteri, ritad av Einar von Strokirch.

Plansch med uniform för infanteri, ritad av Einar von Strokirch.

Plansch med uniform för infanteri, ritad av Einar von Strokirch.

Map of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, with the names of property-holders : from actual surveys /

Map of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, with the names of property-hold...

Shows buildings with landowners' names in rural areas; does not show property boundaries. Relief shown by hachures. Hand col. to identify municipalities (townships, boroughs, cities). "Entered according to Act ... more

DCM 0188: Jean-Louis Tulou Flute in C

DCM 0188: Jean-Louis Tulou Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Grenadilla, with finish, silver keys and ferrules, metal-lined sockets and metal upper tenon on center joint.; 68.3 cm. Key Holes System: Old system, Tulou model. 12 keys, m... more

Map of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

Map of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

General-content county map showing rural buildings and householders' names. Hand col. to emphasize township/city/borough boundaries and territories. Relief shown by hachures. Prime meridian: Washington (D.C.). ... more

Soliciting a vote

Soliciting a vote

A cynical view of party competition for the working man's vote in the presidential campaign of 1852. In a polling place, four candidates struggle to force their own election ticket on a short, uncouth-looking c... more

[Poster offering fifty dollars reward for the capture of a runaway slave Stephen.]

[Poster offering fifty dollars reward for the capture of a runaway sla...

Negative Photostat.; Reward. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 1, Folder 12.

Plan of attic story

Plan of attic story

U.S. General Post Office (drawing). This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Details of stairways

Details of stairways

U.S. General Post Office extension (drawing). This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Plan of air ducts, heating and ventilating apparatus

Plan of air ducts, heating and ventilating apparatus

U.S. General Post Office? (drawing). This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Plan of cellars

Plan of cellars

U.S. General Post Office (drawing). This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Barn-burners in a fix

Barn-burners in a fix

A satire on the Barnburners, a radical faction of New York State Democrats, led by John Van Buren, whose commitment to social and monetary reforms was likened to a farmer's burning his barn to rid it of rats. H... more

Pilgrims of the Rhine-O!

Pilgrims of the Rhine-O!

Whig presidential candidate Winfield Scott and his party pursue an abolitionist course leading toward Salt River and political doom. New York senator and antislavery advocate William Seward appears as a poodle ... more

Plan and details of attic story

Plan and details of attic story

U.S. General Post Office extension? (drawing). This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Details of coils, Post Office ext.

Details of coils, Post Office ext.

U.S. General Post Office (drawing). This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Plan of basement story

Plan of basement story

U.S. General Post Office (drawing). This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Boilers for heating and ventilating

Boilers for heating and ventilating

U.S. General Post Office? (drawing). This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Map of the Philadelphia & Baltimore Rail Road as located by W. Strickland & B. H. Latrobe, Esqrs., civ. engineers. Showing also the present route by steamboat & the N. Castle R. Road, & that proposed to be constructed by way of Oxford & Port-Deposit.

Map of the Philadelphia & Baltimore Rail Road as located by W. Strickl...

Map of an area between Philadelphia and Baltimore showing drainage, cities and towns, post roads, and boundaries. Chartered in Maryland in May, 1852. [From published bibliography]. Oriented with north toward th... more

DCM 0438: Rudall Rose Carte & Co. Flute in C

DCM 0438: Rudall Rose Carte & Co. Flute in C

DCM ledger: "Head lined, cork with metal face." Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Cocus, silver keys and ferrules.; 65.5 cm. Key Holes System: Boehm's 1832 system, conical, open G#, post and rod direct mount... more

Colton's railroad & township map of the state of Ohio, drawn by George W. Colton, engraved by J M. Atwood.

Colton's railroad & township map of the state of Ohio, drawn by George...

Detailed map showing drainage, railroads under construction and completed, canals, post roads, towns, townships, villages, post offices, and county boundaries. Scale ca. 1:750,000. LC also has 1856 and 1859 edi... more

Hon. Montgomery P. Blair

Hon. Montgomery P. Blair

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Post Master Generl in Lincoln's Cabinet. Credit line: Brady-Handy photograph collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Purchase; Al... more

A map of Schuylkill County, Penna. /

A map of Schuylkill County, Penna. /

General-content map showing townships, railroads, buildings in rural areas, and householders' names in rural areas. Relief shown by hachures. "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1855 by P.W. Sheaf... more

Post- und Eisenbahn-Karte von Deutschland, den Niederlanden, Belgien und der Schweiz

Post- und Eisenbahn-Karte von Deutschland, den Niederlanden, Belgien u...

Post-road/railroad map of Central Europe and adjacent regions. Covers Germany, Benelux, Switzerland, Austria, Poland, and Hungary. The component German states/principalities and adjacent countries are shown in ... more

DCM 0259: Heinrich Wild Flute in C

DCM 0259: Heinrich Wild Flute in C

DCM ledger: "Slide joint screwed into head, a la Boehm 1829." Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Cocus, nickel silver keys and ferrules.; 66.45 cm. Key Holes System: 10 keys, round key cups similar to early B... more

California, in-doors and out; or, How we farm, mine, and live generally in the Golden State

California, in-doors and out; or, How we farm, mine, and live generall...

During her three years as matron of the Female Prison at Sing Sing, 1844-1848, Eliza Burhans Farnham (1815-1864) tried to institute reforms based on phrenology. Discharged from the post, she soon learned that h... more

Map of Chester County, Pennsylvania /

Map of Chester County, Pennsylvania /

General-content county map showing schools, meetinghouses, smithies, inns, post-offices, etc.; does not show landowners'/householders' names. Hand col. to emphasize township/borough boundaries and territories. ... more

Hunkers, attend! Fire away!! The above is a true likeness of "ten cent Jimmy" Buchanan, the "damed-black-rat's" candidate for president ... P. S. "Jimmy" you cannot win! Freedom's Office, Fremont's Peak, Rocky Mountains [1856?].

Hunkers, attend! Fire away!! The above is a true likeness of "ten cent...

Political campaign - poster. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 122, Folder 7.

Bristol's Sarsaparilla

Bristol's Sarsaparilla

Poster advertisement showing head-and-shoulders portrait of C. C. Bristol framed with filigree of sarsaparilla plants. LOT subject: Beverages. Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item.... more

Notice to the travelling public. Passengers by securing their tickets by the Rutland and Burlington R.R. have the advantage of enjoying two hours and a half of the most beautiful scenery on Lake Champlain ...

Notice to the travelling public. Passengers by securing their tickets ...

Railroad advertisement poster. Printed by James Potts. Reference copy may be in LOT 4429 C. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Broadsides; PI Works; Rare Bk. Div... more

DCM 0219: Louis Lot Flute in C

DCM 0219: Louis Lot Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Silver, gold embouchure plate.; 67.65 cm. Key Holes System: Boehm system. Post and rod, roller for C. Possibly originally open G#, according to DCM ledger. Originally closed... more

Corinthian column - U.S. Post Office Dept.

Corinthian column - U.S. Post Office Dept.

Photograph showing Corinthian capital before being placed on a column for the General Post Office building in Washington, D.C. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 70. Title from item. Reference co... more

Raising and setting monolithic column, Genl. P.O. Building

Raising and setting monolithic column, Genl. P.O. Building

Photograph showing construction of the north facade of the General Post Office building in Washington, D.C. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 139. Title from item. Notations: Gen. Meigs; north f... more

Map of Cumberland County, Pennsylvania : from actual surveys /

Map of Cumberland County, Pennsylvania : from actual surveys /

General-content county map showing townships, rural buildings, and householders' names; the four borough insets show real-property tracts (lots), lot numbers (Carlisle inset only), and landowners' names. Hand c... more

Map of the territory of the United States from the Mississippi to the Pacific Ocean; ordered by Jeff'n Davis, Secretary of War to accompany the reports of the explorations for a railroad route.

Map of the territory of the United States from the Mississippi to the ...

Scale 1:3,000,000. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. LC copy annotated in color to show Indian reservations and military departments, and colored flags to show military establishments. Two copies. Copy... more

Genl. P.O. Building

Genl. P.O. Building

Photograph showing construction of the east face and north faces of the General Post Office building in Washington, D.C.

Monolith in lathe

Monolith in lathe

Photograph showing large column for the General Post Office building in Washington, D.C., in a lathe. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 71. Title from item. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 2. Or... more

Runaway reward poster

Runaway reward poster

November 16, 1858

Fort Shepherd, no. 1

Fort Shepherd, no. 1

Photograph shows exterior view of the Hudson Bay Co. post at Fort Shepherd, British Columbia.

DCM 0988: Louis Lot Flute in C

DCM 0988: Louis Lot Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Grenadilla, including cap and cork-setting mechanism. Silver keys, ferrules, socket liners, upper body joint upper tenon.; 60.8 cm. Key Holes System: 5 keys, post and rod, m... more

Fort Shepherd, Columbia River no. 2

Fort Shepherd, Columbia River no. 2

Photograph shows exterior view of two buildings at the Hudson Bay Co. post at Fort Shepherd, British Columbia. Title from item. Right half of panorama. In: Photographs of British Northwest Boundary Survey, 1858-1861.

Scott's map of Lancaster County, state of Pennsylvania : from actual measurements /

Scott's map of Lancaster County, state of Pennsylvania : from actual m...

General-content county map showing buildings in rural areas and householders' names in rural areas/some insets; shows property lines in some insets. Relief shown by hachures. "Entered according to Act of Congre... more

Raising a monolithic column. Genl. P.O. Building, north facade

Raising a monolithic column. Genl. P.O. Building, north facade

Photograph showing column being hoisted up during the construction of the General Post Office building in Washington, D.C. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 73. Title from item. Reference copy i... more

Genl. Post Office

Genl. Post Office

Photograph showing construction of the east and north faces of the General Post Office building in Washington, D.C. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 141. Title from item. Reference copy in LOT ... more

General map of the United States & their territory between the Mississippi & the Pacific Ocean. 1. Showing the different surveyed routes from the Mississippi valley to the coast of Pacific Ocean, 2. the new established & proposed Post Routes, 3. the recently discovered gold, silver, and copper region in Kansas, Nebraska and Arizona.

General map of the United States & their territory between the Mississ...

Gold mines are indicated in yellow and silver mines in blue. Indicates post routes, "old trail," finished and unfinished railroads, and the proposed state of "Colona." Scale ca. 1:6,500,000. Relief shown by hac... more