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Scholars at a lecture

Scholars at a lecture

Oxford scholars, portrayed as an assemblage of heads wearing square-topped, round cloth and felt hats and expressing varieties of boredom, listening to a reader in a lectern at lower right. Courtesy of Boston P... More

A political, anatomical, satirical, lecture on heads and no heads; as exhibited at St. J--ms's 1766

A political, anatomical, satirical, lecture on heads and no heads; as ...

Print shows the Earl of Bute holding up a bust of William Pitt as the starting point of his lecture on "Heads and No Heads"; on a table before him and on a shelf to the left are several busts identified by numb... More

John Glyn esqr., member of Parliament for Middlesex

John Glyn esqr., member of Parliament for Middlesex

Full-length portrait facing left, standing next to column with Liberty figure. Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).

An analysis of modern patriotism performed by public opinion & displayed by public indignation / PH [crossed out] ; AW sct.

An analysis of modern patriotism performed by public opinion & display...

Print shows two views of Charles James Fox, on the left, as a member of parliament supporting the policies of Lord North, and on the right, when out of office, on a platform before a crowd arguing against the p... More

Portrait of an Irish chief, drawn from life at Wexford

Portrait of an Irish chief, drawn from life at Wexford

The Irishman, with coarse features and cropped hair, stands on a rounded hill, left arm raised oratorically, right hand on one of two pistols in his belt. He wears a round hat with a small tuft or plume tilted ... More

Political candour, i.e. coalition resolutions of June 14th, 1805

Political candour, i.e. coalition resolutions of June 14th, 1805

Fox makes a speech in the House of Commons; a large section of the crowded Opposition benches is shown (r.). Pitt sits alone on the Treasury Bench, his profile only appearing on the extreme left. The rest of th... More

Political candour, i.e. coalition resolutions of June 14th, 1805

Political candour, i.e. coalition resolutions of June 14th, 1805

Fox makes a speech in the House of Commons; a large section of the crowded Opposition benches is shown (r.). Pitt sits alone on the Treasury Bench, his profile only appearing on the extreme left. The rest of th... More

Pleasant Street, New Bedford

Pleasant Street, New Bedford

Black and white photo of crowd of people gathered outside Allen Wood School (partially visible with bunting at far right) and Pleasant Street, New Bedford, Massachusetts. Image taken from Russell Street, lookin... More

Terrible effect of my first bombshells in Boston

Terrible effect of my first bombshells in Boston

Eccentric George Francis Train addresses an anti-slavery audience of Henry Wilson, Charles Sumner and Gov. John A. Andrew of Massachusetts on the virtues and responsibilities of the "Superior race." Courtesy of... More

General McGowan addressing the Abbeville Volunteers in front of the Charleston Hotel / from a sketch by our special artist now in Charleston.

General McGowan addressing the Abbeville Volunteers in front of the Ch...

Large crowd of people and soldiers gathered in front of the Charleston Hotel to hear General McGowan's remarks. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 11, no. 274 (1861 February 23), p. 221.

Lieutenant Colonel William G. Mank provides the eulogy at the funeral of Lieutenant Colonel Jacob Glass, Madison, Indiana, 1863

Lieutenant Colonel William G. Mank provides the eulogy at the funeral ...

Title from Blood shed in this war by M. Peake. Title on mat (source unverified): Lt. Col Malik at funeral of Gen. Glass (after Mission Ridge). 1863. German text below drawing: Und deutsches Blut in diesem Krieg... More

Charles Dickens as he appears when reading / sketched by C.A. Barry.

Charles Dickens as he appears when reading / sketched by C.A. Barry.

Charles Dickens, full-length portrait, facing front, standing at lectern. Title from item. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 11, no. 571 (1867 December 7), p. 777.

The joint debate (Republican paper)

The joint debate (Republican paper)

No accession number. This catalog record contains preliminary or unverified data from a project done in BRS software, ca. 1985. mm / 860224.

Books that have helped me

Books that have helped me

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

Speaker Keifer's kaleidoscopic speech, at the N.Y. Chamber of Commerce banquet, held at Delmonico's, May 9th, 1882 / J. Keppler.

Speaker Keifer's kaleidoscopic speech, at the N.Y. Chamber of Commerce...

Print shows a vignette cartoon with a carriage at center in which Jay Gould, Russell Sage, Cyrus W. Field, and William H. Vanderbilt are riding with large money bags, the wheels are labeled "Corporations" and "... More

A sunday show - profit for pagan and preacher / F. Opper.

A sunday show - profit for pagan and preacher / F. Opper.

Print shows Robert G. Ingersoll speaking from a stage in an auditorium filled with an audience whose heads are half-dollar coins; dangling from a cord at the edge of the stage is Thomas De Witt Talmage as a mar... More

The bogus workingman and his lonsome boom / F. Opper.

The bogus workingman and his lonsome boom / F. Opper.

Illustration shows Benjamin F. Butler as a laborer standing next to a box of tools labeled "Tools for Exhibition Purposes", telling his valet, labeled "Butler's Valet" to "keep an eye on the valuables", at whos... More

Too far gone, John!--That balloon will never rise again / Zimmerman.

Too far gone, John!--That balloon will never rise again / Zimmerman.

Illustration shows Joseph B. Foraker holding a hot air balloon fashioned from shirts stitched together and labeled "Bloody Shirt" with the initials "J.G.B." for James G. Blaine. John Sherman leans over a small ... More

The patriot and the politician / Gillam.

The patriot and the politician / Gillam.

Illustration shows John Sherman pasting a portion of his Mt. Gilead speech that states "The Solid South held together in political fellowship by crimes, violence and fraud" onto a Ulysses S. Grant monument that... More

The orator

The orator

"Chap[ter] 34." (DLC/PP-1936:0089). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court / Samuel Clemens. New York : Charles L. Webs... More

Energy

Energy

(DLC/PP-1933:0118). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: "London Mock Parliament" by John Lillie, Harper's magazine, 79:628 (Sept. 1889).

[Mr. Allen of Mississippi has the floor : a sketch in the House of Representatives]

[Mr. Allen of Mississippi has the floor : a sketch in the House of Rep...

Title devised by cataloger. (DLC/PP-1932:0033). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: Harper's weekly, 34:564 (July 19, 1890).

Jesus blessing little children (Mark X:14-16)

Jesus blessing little children (Mark X:14-16)

Print shows Jesus with two women who have brought their children to him to receive his blessing. X53299 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. No. 9 in a series of the life of Jesus Christ. The prints in this ... More

The sermon on the mount (Matth. V:1-3)

The sermon on the mount (Matth. V:1-3)

Print shows Jesus sitting on a small hill, teaching his disciples who have gathered around him. X53296 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. No. 6 in a series of the life of Jesus Christ. The prints in this s... More

Jesus in the house of Martha (Luke X:41, 42)

Jesus in the house of Martha (Luke X:41, 42)

Print shows Jesus sitting on a bench at the house of Martha and Mary; Mary is seated at his feet and Martha stands to the right, burdened with the household items that she thinks are necessary to properly enter... More

"Senatorial courtesy" / Dalrymple.

"Senatorial courtesy" / Dalrymple.

Print shows a senator, probably William M. Stewart, with papers in his pocket labeled "Silver Mine Owner", addressing the Senate, though all the senators are asleep. Title from item. Illus. from Puck, v. 34, no... More

The Post's page of "if's"

The Post's page of "if's"

No accession number. Published in: Washington post. This catalog record contains preliminary or unverified data from a project done in BRS software, ca. 1985. mm / 860224.

For Party honesty

For Party honesty

No accession number. Published in: Washington post. This catalog record contains preliminary or unverified data from a project done in BRS software, ca. 1985. mm / 860224.

Fizz! Boom!! Ah!!! / Dalrymple.

Fizz! Boom!! Ah!!! / Dalrymple.

Print shows a fireworks display with an "Anarchist" and John P. "Altgeld" lighting a rocket labeled "Altgeld Anarchistic Boom" and several men identified as "Bland, Crisp, Teller, Waite, Blackburn, Wolcott, Mor... More

"Blowing" himself around the country / J.S. Pughe.

"Blowing" himself around the country / J.S. Pughe.

Print shows William Jennings Bryan standing on the back of a railroad caboose using a bellows labeled "16 to 1" to blow paraphrased fragments from speeches at rural citizens as the train passes. Traveling with ... More

Bryan is the ablest worker for sound money / F. Opper.

Bryan is the ablest worker for sound money / F. Opper.

Print shows William Jennings Bryan standing on one side of a scale, cranking out speeches labeled "Wind, Weak Speech, Cheap Oratory, Boy Talk, Silly Speech, Free Silver Sophistry, Dangerous Propositions, Mercen... More

Under one flag / C.J. Taylor.

Under one flag / C.J. Taylor.

Print shows William Jennings Bryan standing on a tree stump labeled "Demagogism" and waving a flag labeled "Repudiation", with an anarchist labeled "Dynamite" holding a "Bomb" and a torch, and standing on paper... More

The silver-tongued ventriloquist and his dummies / F. Opper.

The silver-tongued ventriloquist and his dummies / F. Opper.

Print shows a "Silver Mine Owner" as a "silver-tongued ventriloquist" sitting on a box labeled "16 to 1" on a stage, with William Jennings Bryan as a dummy sitting on his lap, holding papers labeled "Free Silve... More

Put in his place / Dalrymple.

Put in his place / Dalrymple.

Print shows William Bourke Cockran, labeled "Democratic Sound Money League" delivering a speech at Madison Square Garden in New York City, during which he presses down upon the back of William Jennings Bryan wh... More

"We will give it"

"We will give it"

General information about the Popular and Applied Graphic Art print materials is available at: https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.pga Title information compiled by Junior Fellows, 2005-2017. Burger, J., copyright c... More

[A prophet was among them]

[A prophet was among them]

Title from handwritten notation on mat. (DLC/PP-1932:0040). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: "The Kentuckians" by John Fox, Jr., Harper's magazine, 95:242 (July 1897).

A democratic indignation meeting / after a sketch by our special artist in Elysium ; Keppler.

A democratic indignation meeting / after a sketch by our special artis...

Print shows the ghost of Thomas Jefferson speaking to a gathering of the ghosts of John Tyler, Lewis Cass, James K. Polk, Stephen A. Douglas, Franklin Pierce, Andrew Jackson, William L. Marcy, Samuel J. Tilden,... More

Col. Roosevelt delivering address, National Army Day, Chautauqua, N.Y., Aug. 19, '99

Col. Roosevelt delivering address, National Army Day, Chautauqua, N.Y....

Stereograph showing Roosevelt making a speech to a large crowd. 64413 U.S. Copyright Office. No. 10509. Copyright, 1899, by B. L. Singley. Title from item.

"Who will haul it down?" / Dalrymple.

"Who will haul it down?" / Dalrymple.

Print shows President William McKinley standing on a road leading to the White House at the end of the road, in the background; he is delivering a speech, with a group of newspaper editors and congressmen, to t... More

He can't hide her / Keppler.

He can't hide her / Keppler.

Print shows William Jennings Bryan standing on his toes on a platform, with his coat spread to the sides, trying to hide a huge female figure labeled "Prosperity" who is pouring money from a cornucopia onto the... More

A young head on old shoulders / Keppler.

A young head on old shoulders / Keppler.

Print shows Puck tugging on the coattails of Theodore Roosevelt's coat, telling him to think before he speaks; Roosevelt is delivering a campaign speech from a platform. Title from item. Caption: Puck Governor... More

[Theodore Roosevelt speaking with intensity from platform]

[Theodore Roosevelt speaking with intensity from platform]

Title devised by Library staff. Staff photo. Forms part of: New York World-Telegram and the Sun Newspaper Photograph Collection (Library of Congress).

The recitation

The recitation

Date based on Detroit, Thistle Publications (1912). Photograph of a painting, signed "T.W. Dewing, 1891," at Detroit Museum of Art. Detroit Publishing Co. no. M 200. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

The edict of William the Testy

The edict of William the Testy

Date based on Detroit, Thistle Publications (1912). Photograph of a painting signed "G.H. Boughton, 1877" at Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. "029784" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 029931. Gi... More

[Lincoln's Gettysburg Address, Gettysburg]

[Lincoln's Gettysburg Address, Gettysburg]

Photo is a reprint of a small detail of a photo showing the crowd gathered for the dedication of the Soldiers' National Cemetery in Gettysburg, Penn., where President Abraham Lincoln gave his now famous speech,... More

Abraham Lincoln raising flag and speaking to crowd from platform

Abraham Lincoln raising flag and speaking to crowd from platform

Title devised by cataloger. Photograph of a painting signed "J.L.G. Ferris." Detroit Publishing Co. no. 090420. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

[Theodore Roosevelt speaking from flag draped platform]

[Theodore Roosevelt speaking from flag draped platform]

Title devised by Library staff. Staff photo. Forms part of: New York World-Telegram and the Sun Newspaper Photograph Collection (Library of Congress).

Col. Theodore Roosevelt / Burke & Atwell, Press Photographers

Col. Theodore Roosevelt / Burke & Atwell, Press Photographers

Photograph shows Roosevelt standing on a platform with his finger pointed forward. Burke & Atwell, press photographers, Chicago. Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: New York World-Telegram and the Su... More

The gospel according to St. William / Keppler.

The gospel according to St. William / Keppler.

Illustration shows William II, Emperor of Germany, with a Bible propped up on a gatling gun, reading aloud from the gospels; there is a box of ammunition at his feet. Title from item. Illus. in: Puck, v. 48, no... More

A late version / Dalrymple.

A late version / Dalrymple.

Illustration shows William Jennings Bryan playing a drum labeled "Populism" while standing on a hatch labeled "Chicago Platform" on a ship that is going up in flames and billowing clouds of dark smoke labeled "... More

"Whether we will or not, we as a nation front a great destiny."

"Whether we will or not, we as a nation front a great destiny."

President Theodore Roosevelt speaking at South Lawrence, Mass. Copyright by Underwood & Underwood. No. 1.

Speech at Brattleboro, Vt., September 1, 1902

Speech at Brattleboro, Vt., September 1, 1902

Photograph showing Theodore Roosevelt on flag-draped platform, smiling to crowd. Title from item. Copyright date stamped on verso: c1907 January 5. Stereograph format photograph not on stereograph mount.

President Roosevelt and party on the ruins of the old Spanish fort at Dorchester, near Charleston, S.C.

President Roosevelt and party on the ruins of the old Spanish fort at ...

Stereograph showing Roosevelt and his party standing on remains of fort.

"The heroic in a crisis are those who prepare by doing common-place duties well" - President Roosevelt, S. Royalton, Vt.

"The heroic in a crisis are those who prepare by doing common-place du...

Stereograph showing Roosevelt addressing a small crowd. H23913 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. On recto: Copyright 1902 by Underwood & Underwood.

"Good government is practically applying the principles which make a man a good citizen" - President Roosevelt, Waterville, Maine

"Good government is practically applying the principles which make a m...

Stereograph showing Roosevelt addressing a crowd on a flag-draped platform. H23306 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. On recto: Copyright 1902 by Underwood & Underwood.

A capitol nuisance / Keppler.

A capitol nuisance / Keppler.

Illustration shows President Theodore Roosevelt sitting at a desk that is overwhelmed with papers requiring his immediate attention; reaching through the stacks of paper is a large hand labeled "Public Receptio... More

"The prerequisites of success - hard work, keen intelligence, unflinching will" - President Roosevelt, Providence, R.I.

"The prerequisites of success - hard work, keen intelligence, unflinch...

Stereograph showing Roosevelt standing on a platform with his finger pointed, speaking to a large crowd. H23289 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. On recto: Copyright 1902 by Underwood & Underwood.

The shade of Jefferson protests / J.S. Pughe.

The shade of Jefferson protests / J.S. Pughe.

Illustration shows David B. Hill standing on a platform, speaking to an unseen audience; he holds a paper that states "Jefferson! Jeffersonianism!! Jeffersonian Simplicity!!!" The ghost of Thomas Jefferson is t... More

"Let us deal generously with Cuba, as befits a great republic" - President Roosevelt, Lowell, Mass.

"Let us deal generously with Cuba, as befits a great republic" - Presi...

Stereograph showing Roosevelt addressing a large crowd. H23295 U.S. Copyright Office. On recto: Copyright 1902 by Underwood & Underwood. Title from item.

"The soldier, however patriotic, who runs away is no good" - President Roosevelt, Brattleboro, Vt.

"The soldier, however patriotic, who runs away is no good" - President...

Stereograph showing Roosevelt speaking on a flag-draped platform. H23907 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. On recto: Copyright 1902 by Underwood & Underwood.

"In battle the only shots that count are those that hit" - President Roosevelt's speech on the navy - Haverhill, Mass.

"In battle the only shots that count are those that hit" - President R...

Stereograph showing Roosevelt on a stage addressing a large crowd. H23302 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. On recto: Copyright 1902 by Underwood & Underwood.

"Our history contains no name worth remembering of any man who led a life of ease" - President Roosevelt, Concord, N.H.

"Our history contains no name worth remembering of any man who led a l...

Stereograph showing Roosevelt standing on a platform with his right arm raised while speaking to a crowd. H23298 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. On recto: Copyright 1902 by Underwood & Underwood.

Listening to President Roosevelt at the state fair, Bangor, Maine

Listening to President Roosevelt at the state fair, Bangor, Maine

Stereograph showing a large crowd listening to a speech. H23910 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. On recto: Copyright 1902 by Underwood & Underwood.

"Evils come with progress - destroy the evils but not the progress" - President Roosevelt, Nashua Junction, N.H.

"Evils come with progress - destroy the evils but not the progress" - ...

Stereograph showing Roosevelt speaking to a crowd.

"To North and South the great war's memories are priceless heritages of honor" - Prest. Roosevelt, Exposition, Charleston, S.C.

"To North and South the great war's memories are priceless heritages o...

Stereograph showing Roosevelt standing on a flag-draped platform, addressing an audience. H17904 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. On recto: Copyright 1902 by Underwood & Underwood.

President Roosevelt and party on the ruins of the old Spanish fort at Dorchester, near Charleston, S.C

President Roosevelt and party on the ruins of the old Spanish fort at ...

Stereograph showing Roosevelt and his party standing on remains of fort. H17870 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. On recto: Copyright 1902 by Underwood & Underwood.

"The path of national greatness never is easy or smooth" - President Roosevelt, Nahant, Mass.

"The path of national greatness never is easy or smooth" - President R...

Stereograph showing Roosevelt speaking on a platform with a group of people sitting behind him.

"Let us deal generously with Cuba, as befits a great republic" - President Roosevelt, Lowell, Mass.

"Let us deal generously with Cuba, as befits a great republic" - Presi...

Stereograph showing Roosevelt addressing a large crowd. H23286 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. On recto: Copyright 1902 by Underwood & Underwood.

"Evils in the body politic are conquered by courageous resolution, not by hysterics" - President Roosevelt, Millers Falls, Mass.

"Evils in the body politic are conquered by courageous resolution, not...

Stereograph showing Roosevelt speaking to a crowd from a flag-draped platform. H23902 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. On recto: Copyright 1902 by Underwood & Underwood.

"The law of successful national life is the law of work" - President Roosevelt's Labor Day speech, Rutland, Vt.

"The law of successful national life is the law of work" - President R...

Stereograph showing Roosevelt giving a speech while surrounded by a large crowd. H23309 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. On recto: Copyright 1902 by Underwood & Underwood.

Concerning a growing menace / Keppler.

Concerning a growing menace / Keppler.

Illustration shows President Theodore Roosevelt standing at a flag-draped podium on the right, pointing to two men on the left, each with a foot on a female figure labeled "Law" lying on the ground; one man has... More

President Roosevelt in academic robe addressing students and citizens at Berkeley, California

President Roosevelt in academic robe addressing students and citizens ...

H33568 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Copyright by Underwood & Underwood.

President Roosevelt paying tribute to the nations heroes unveiling of Jersey's monument, Antietam Battlefield, Sept. 17, 1903

President Roosevelt paying tribute to the nations heroes unveiling of ...

Stereograph showing Roosevelt addressing a large audience at the dedication of the New Jersey State Monument at Antietam Battlefield. H36680 U.S. Copyright Office. No. 5239. Title from item. On recto: Copyright... More

President Roosevelt addressing veterans at dedication of Jersey monument on the field of the bloody Battle of Antietam, Sept. 17, 1903

President Roosevelt addressing veterans at dedication of Jersey monume...

Stereograph showing Roosevelt addressing a large audience at the dedication of the New Jersey State Monument at Antietam Battlefield. H36684 U.S. Copyright Office. No. 5240. Title from item. On recto: Copyright... More

President Roosevelt finishing his address in the rain, dedication of Jersey monument, Antietam Battlefield, Sept. 17, 1903

President Roosevelt finishing his address in the rain, dedication of J...

Stereograph showing a view of the crowd holding umbrellas for the rain-soaked dedication of the New Jersey State Monument at Antietam Battlefield. H36682 U.S. Copyright Office. No. 5244. Title from item. On rec... More

[Theodore Roosevelt speaking to seated audience from flag-draped platform]

[Theodore Roosevelt speaking to seated audience from flag-draped platf...

Title devised by Library staff. On verso: "T. Y. Gildersleeve, Huntington, N.Y". On verso: "Copy neg. made from another print is LC-USZ62-49345".

President Roosevelt speaking on the virtue of good citizenship at La Crosse, Wis., last Saturday

President Roosevelt speaking on the virtue of good citizenship at La C...

Newspaper clipping showing President Roosevelt addressing an immense crowd gathered around a flag draped podium.

[Theodore Roosevelt standing in center of a group of men outside a porch draped with American flags]

[Theodore Roosevelt standing in center of a group of men outside a por...

Title devised by Library staff. Copyright 1904 by Underwood & Underwood, New York.

Citizens hearing the inaugural address of their chosen chief, President Roosevelt -  Washington

Citizens hearing the inaugural address of their chosen chief, Presiden...

H58532 U.S. Copyright Office Title from item. No. 7553. Copyright 1905 by Underwood & Underwood.

[The President's joke!]

[The President's joke!]

Photograph showing President Theodore Roosevelt giving a speech outdoors during a trip to Colorado. H61038 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from copyright registration card files. Copyright by Rev. Horace Mann, Rif... More

Roosevelt speaking

Roosevelt speaking

Photograph showing President Theodore Roosevelt addressing crowd at his inauguration. H57373 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item.

Pres. Roosevelt meeting his fellow Americans Speaking at Forth Worth, Texas.

Pres. Roosevelt meeting his fellow Americans Speaking at Forth Worth, ...

Photograph showing Roosevelt waving to large crowd gathered outside. H62586 U.S. Copyright Office Title from item. Stereograph format photograph not on stereograph mount. Copyright 1905 by Underwood & Underwood.