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Tasmanian Convicts

Tasmanian Convicts

Tasmanian Convicts

The Prison

The Prison

Anonymous, Italian, 16th century

Joseph Interpreting the Dreams in Prison

Joseph Interpreting the Dreams in Prison

Lucas van Leyden (Netherlandish, Leiden ca. 1494–1533 Leiden)

St. John in Prison, from Das Plenarium

St. John in Prison, from Das Plenarium

Hans Schäufelein (German, Nuremberg ca. 1480–ca. 1540 Nördlingen)

The Prison
Caius Marius in prison; two Cimbrian soldiers entering his cell

Caius Marius in prison; two Cimbrian soldiers entering his cell

Giorgio Ghisi (Italian, Mantua ca. 1520–1582 Mantua)

Caius Marius in Prison, two Cimbrian soldiers entering his cell

Caius Marius in Prison, two Cimbrian soldiers entering his cell

Giorgio Ghisi (Italian, Mantua ca. 1520–1582 Mantua)

Joseph in Pharaoh's Prison, from The Story of Joseph, bound in Thesaurus Sacrarum historiarum Veteris et Novi Testamenti

Joseph in Pharaoh's Prison, from The Story of Joseph, bound in Thesaur...

Jan Collaert I (Netherlandish, Antwerp ca. 1530–1581 Antwerp)

Carius, an Indian from a different tribe, is slaughtered and eaten by the Tuppin Inwa, who are keeping Johannes Staden in Prison, 1554

Carius, an Indian from a different tribe, is slaughtered and eaten by ...

Illus. in: Theodor de Bry, America, Frankfurt, 1593, p. 48. Reference copy may be in LOT 4411. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

Joseph thrown into prison from BL Royal 14 E III, f. 72v

Joseph thrown into prison from BL Royal 14 E III, f. 72v

Detail of a miniature of Joseph of Arimathea being thrown into prison by king Crudens. Image taken from f. 72v of Estoire del Saint Graal, La Queste del Saint Graal, Morte Artu. Written in French.

Joseph in Prison (copy)

Joseph in Prison (copy)

Clement de Jonghe (Dutch, Brunsbüttel (Landkreis Dithmarschen) 1624/1625–1677 Amsterdam)

Angel Leading Saint Peter out of Prison (?)

Angel Leading Saint Peter out of Prison (?)

Anonymous, Spanish, School of Seville, 17th century

Joseph thrown into prison from BL Royal 14 E III, f. 72v

Joseph thrown into prison from BL Royal 14 E III, f. 72v

Miniature of Joseph of Arimathea being thrown into prison by king Crudens; miniature of knights in a boat with a king and ladies. Image taken from f. 72v of Estoire del Saint Graal, La Queste del Saint Graal, M... more

Nascien being led out of prison from BL Royal 14 E III, f. 42

Nascien being led out of prison from BL Royal 14 E III, f. 42

Detail of a miniature of Nascien being led out of prison by a flaming hand. Image taken from f. 42 of Estoire del Saint Graal, La Queste del Saint Graal, Morte Artu. Written in French.

Nascien being led out of prison from BL Royal 14 E III, f. 42

Nascien being led out of prison from BL Royal 14 E III, f. 42

Miniature of Nascien being led out of prison by a flaming hand. Image taken from f. 42 of Estoire del Saint Graal, La Queste del Saint Graal, Morte Artu. Written in French.

Saint Peter Released from Prison

Saint Peter Released from Prison

Anonymous, Italian, Bolognese, 17th century

An Angel Appearing to Saint Catherine of Alexandria in Prison (recto); Volute (verso)

An Angel Appearing to Saint Catherine of Alexandria in Prison (recto);...

Anonymous, Spanish, School of Seville, 17th century

New York Mayor's Court. William Trusdell against Francis Harison, Esq. For arresting, imprisoning and keeping the Plaintif Ten weeks in prison, at the suit of Joseph Weldon, without authority ... [Dated New York, August 25th, 1733].

New York Mayor's Court. William Trusdell against Francis Harison, Esq....

Positive Photostat. 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 102, Folder 36.

Dark prison with a courtyard for the punishment of criminals . . .(Carcere oscura con Antenna pel suplizio dè malfatori . . .)

Dark prison with a courtyard for the punishment of criminals . . .(Car...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)

Visitors leaving a prison

Visitors leaving a prison

Hubert Robert (French, Paris 1733–1808 Paris)

The following was written with and expectation that I should have the liberty to lay the same before the Court of Enquiry, before whom I was impeached as and enemy to my country, and cast into prison, (in Boston 6th August 1776) but it has been

The following was written with and expectation that I should have the ...

Positive Photostat.; Stamped on verso: 595. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collectio... more

State of New-Hampshire. In the year of our Lord, one thousand seven hundred and eighty one. An Act for impowering the sheriff of the County of Cheshire to release from prison sundry of the good subjects of this State, imprisoned by certain evil-

State of New-Hampshire. In the year of our Lord, one thousand seven hu...

Imprint 3. 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 88, Folder 33.

A view of the guard-house and Simsbury-mines, now called Newgate - a prison for the confinement of loyalists in Connecticut

A view of the guard-house and Simsbury-mines, now called Newgate - a p...

Print shows a diagram of the guardhouse with sections identified by letter (legend not visible in print); shows shaft leading to underground chamber, "F. A strong trap door opening the descent to Hell" which le... more

Clinker Preaching in Clerkenwell Prison, an illustration from Tobias Smollett's "The Expedition of Humphry Clinker" (London, 1793), Vol. 1

Clinker Preaching in Clerkenwell Prison, an illustration from Tobias S...

Charles Grignion, I (British, London baptised 1721–1810 London)

Bold Dighton. Being the account of an action fought off Guadaloupe, in 1805, where ninety-five Americans and near three hundred Britons made their escape from the prison at that place [180-?].

Bold Dighton. Being the account of an action fought off Guadaloupe, in...

Imprint 1.; Verse. 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 48, Folder 24.

Stella in Prison

Stella in Prison

Friedrich Hohe (German, Bayreuth 1802–1870 Munich)

[Cut of ship] The constitution & Guerriere. Tune. - Landlady of France. [Followed by A new song, written in Dartmoor prison. [1813].

[Cut of ship] The constitution & Guerriere. Tune. - Landlady of France...

Negative Photostat. 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 228, Folder 25.

Annual report of the number of convicts in the Massachusetts state prison, their employment, &c. with a view of the expences and income of the institution for one year ending Sept. 30, 1828 ... [Boston] G. Davidson, printer [1828].

Annual report of the number of convicts in the Massachusetts state pri...

Imprint 3. 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 54, Folder 13.

U.S. Reports: Ex parte David Taylor, 55 U.S. (14 How.) 3 (1852)

U.S. Reports: Ex parte David Taylor, 55 U.S. (14 How.) 3 (1852)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 55; Howard Volume 14; December Term, 1852; Ex parte David Taylor

Military from "The Prison of Weltevreden; and a glance at the East Indian Archipelago ... Illustrated from original sketches"

Military from "The Prison of Weltevreden; and a glance at the East Ind...

This image has been taken from scan 000421 from "The Prison of Weltevreden; and a glance at the East Indian Archipelago ... Illustrated from original sketches". The title and subject terms of this image have be... more

diagram from "The Prison of Weltevreden; and a glance at the East Indian Archipelago ... Illustrated from original sketches"

diagram from "The Prison of Weltevreden; and a glance at the East Indi...

This image has been taken from scan 000198 from "The Prison of Weltevreden; and a glance at the East Indian Archipelago ... Illustrated from original sketches". The title and subject terms of this image have be... more

map from "Bermuda, a colony, a fortress, and a prison; or, Eighteen months in the Somers' Islands. With map and illustrations. By a Field Officer [i.e. Ferdinand Whittingham]"

map from "Bermuda, a colony, a fortress, and a prison; or, Eighteen mo...

This image has been taken from scan 000010 from "Bermuda, a colony, a fortress, and a prison; or, Eighteen months in the Somers' Islands. With map and illustrations. By a Field Officer [i.e. Ferdinand Whittingh... more

Corridor of the prison in which Mr. Sickles is confined

Corridor of the prison in which Mr. Sickles is confined

Daniel Sickles and jailor at door of cell, Wash., D.C., jail.

To the inspectors, directors, wardens, chaplains, &c. of penitentiaries, houses of correction, jails, and other penal institutions, and officers of prison reformatory societies ... Baltimore, Sept. 1st, 1860.

To the inspectors, directors, wardens, chaplains, &c. of penitentiarie...

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 31, Folder 10.

The old Capitol prison

The old Capitol prison

No. 1019. Title from item. Mounted with five other photographs with general caption: Views in Washington, D.C. Hand written on verso: "from B815-1019 print". Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Ur "Photografiskt Album för år 1861 öfver fångar förvarade å Warbergs fästning". Fånge N:o 109 C.J. Kjellberg. Fjärde resan stöld. 40 år gammal, född i Ljungby sn., Kalmar län.  Rymmare från Landskrona fästning.

Ur "Photografiskt Album för år 1861 öfver fångar förvarade å Warbergs ...

Ur "Photografiskt Album för år 1861 öfver fångar förvarade å Warbergs fästning". Fånge N:o 109 C.J. Kjellberg. Fjärde resan stöld. 40 år gammal, född i Ljungby sn., Kalmar län. Rymmare från Landskrona fästning.

Prison, G - State: [Blank] - Year: [Blank]
The old Capitol prison, Washington, D.C.

The old Capitol prison, Washington, D.C.

Photograph shows old Capitol prison used during the Civil War. No. 4159. Title from item. Illus. in: Gardner's photographic sketch book of the war / Alexander Gardner. Washington, D.C. : Philp & Solomons, [c18... more

Castle Reed, prison for federal officers at Andersonville, Georgia

Castle Reed, prison for federal officers at Andersonville, Georgia

Photograph of a print showing the smaller second stockade at Andersonville prison called Castle Reed. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Andersonville Prison

Andersonville Prison

Detailed plan of Andersonville Prison Camp, showing Sweetwater Lick to the north, and the Southwestern & Enfaula Railroad to the east. Shows the main forts, stockade and cemetery.

"Photografiskt Album för år 1861 öfver fångar förvarade å Warbergs fästning".  Samt i samma album : "Photografiskt Album för år 1861 öfver fångar förvarade å Landskrona fästning".

"Photografiskt Album för år 1861 öfver fångar förvarade å Warbergs fäs...

"Photografiskt Album för år 1861 öfver fångar förvarade å Warbergs fästning". Samt i samma album : "Photografiskt Album för år 1861 öfver fångar förvarade å Landskrona fästning".

Ur "Photografiskt Album för år 1861 öfver fångar förvarade å Warbergs fästning". Fånge N:o 168 C. Pettersson. Fjärde resan stöld. 55 år gammal, född i Tvings sn., Blekinge län. "Visat våldsamhet och högst opålitligt uppförande å Ny Elfsborg. Kallas af fångarne å fästningen för Wargen".

Ur "Photografiskt Album för år 1861 öfver fångar förvarade å Warbergs ...

Ur "Photografiskt Album för år 1861 öfver fångar förvarade å Warbergs fästning". Fånge N:o 168 C. Pettersson. Fjärde resan stöld. 55 år gammal, född i Tvings sn., Blekinge län. "Visat våldsamhet och högst opåli... more

Fångvård. Gruppfoto. Ur "Photografiskt album för år 1861 öfver fångar förvarade å Malmö Straff- & ArbetsFängelse

Fångvård. Gruppfoto. Ur "Photografiskt album för år 1861 öfver fångar ...

Fångvård. Gruppfoto. Ur "Photografiskt album för år 1861 öfver fångar förvarade å Malmö Straff- & ArbetsFängelse

[Elmira Prison, Elmira, New York]

[Elmira Prison, Elmira, New York]

Photograph shows rows of tents within stockade at Camp Rathbun, which was converted to a prison camp for Confederate soldiers in 1864. Title devised by Library staff. Purchase; Cal Packard; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:060).

Prison at Andersonville, Ga.

Prison at Andersonville, Ga.

Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 134 From Sanitary Commission bulletin, v. 1, no. 21, Sept. 1, 1864. opp. p. 647. Plan of camp showing the prison, the "dead line," "Rebel camp," batteries, "Gen. Wi... more

Plan of the prison. March 1, 1864.

Plan of the prison. March 1, 1864.

Map shows the plan of Andersonville Prison Camp including the stockade, the town of Anderson Station on the Macon and Americus Rail Road, the locations of Confederate units serving as guards, and the headquarte... more

Bird's eye view of Confederate prison pen at Salisbury, N.C., taken in 1864.

Bird's eye view of Confederate prison pen at Salisbury, N.C., taken in...

Low angle view. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 317.35 Includes index to points of interest. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault Acquisitions control no. 28-84

Andersonville Prison, Ga., August 17, 1864. South view of stockade

Andersonville Prison, Ga., August 17, 1864. South view of stockade

No. 8216. Title from item. Hand written on verso: "Vol. VII, p. 119 (top)". Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Andersonville Prison, Ga., August 17, 1864. North-west view of stockade

Andersonville Prison, Ga., August 17, 1864. North-west view of stockad...

No. 8215. Title from item. Hand written on verso: "Miller, vol. VII, p. 75 (bottom)". Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Plan of Camp Lawton, or the rebel prison near Millen, Georgia ... November 1864.

Plan of Camp Lawton, or the rebel prison near Millen, Georgia ... Nove...

Illustrates the fort and its defenses of abatis and rifle pits, the guard camp made of log houses, hospital and surgeon's quarters, commissary, quartermaster, officers' quarters, and prison stockade containing ... more

The escaped refugees from the Libey [sic] Prison

The escaped refugees from the Libey [sic] Prison

Escaped Union prisoners in woods, being met by Union soldiers(?). Civil War Photograph Collection (Library of Congress). Illustration from: Harper's Weekly, 1864.

Andersonville Prison, Ga., August 17, 1864. Issuing rations, view from main gate

Andersonville Prison, Ga., August 17, 1864. Issuing rations, view from...

No. 8220. Title from item. Hand written on verso: "[Miller] Vol. VII, p. 131". Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Old Capitol prison Washington, D.C. circa 1864

Old Capitol prison Washington, D.C. circa 1864

Title from item. no. 103. See also variant of this image: LC-F8-1839. Photograph manipulated with the addition of two figures drawn in ink in the foreground.

Plan of Andersonville Prison or "Camp Sumter," April, 1864.

Plan of Andersonville Prison or "Camp Sumter," April, 1864.

Illustrates the layout of Andersonville Camp, as Sneden refers to the prison, and the surrounding area where Confederate guard troops of the 1st Florida Battery were stationed including the headquarters of Capt... more

Andersonville Prison, Ga., August 17, 1864. Bird's eye view

Andersonville Prison, Ga., August 17, 1864. Bird's eye view

No. 8218. Title from item. Hand written on verso: "Miller, vol. VII, page 175." Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Plan of the Rebel prison pen at Savannah Georgia, Lt. S. R. Davis, C.S.A., Commandant, Sept. 1864.

Plan of the Rebel prison pen at Savannah Georgia, Lt. S. R. Davis, C.S...

Detailed drawing of a Confederate prison camp in Savannah, Ga.

Plan of Andersonville Prison, Sumter Co., Georgia.

Plan of Andersonville Prison, Sumter Co., Georgia.

This is a revised plan showing the physical layout of Andersonville Prison in August 1864. This is a corrected drawing of his map cataloged as Mss5:1 Sn237:1 (v. 5, p. 451). Bottom margin of the map: "During Au... more

Libby Prison, Richmond, Virginia

Libby Prison, Richmond, Virginia

Photograph showing a group of people gathered outside Libby Prison, an old tobacco warehouse and former Confederate military prison, now held by the Union Army. Illus. in: Gardner's photographic sketch book of... more

Andersonville Prison, Georgia in July 1864.

Andersonville Prison, Georgia in July 1864.

Illustrates a detailed outline of the actual prison yard with acreage and stockade dimensions given. Also, shows the surrounding area where the following sites were located: "death house," graveyard, rifle tre... more