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When the Chistian monks question Muhammad about the father of Jesus and ask how is it possible to be born without a father, Jibrîl brings down sections of the Sûrah Âl 'Imrân [...], which contains the Qur'anic version of the story of Mary and Jesus.

When the Chistian monks question Muhammad about the father of Jesus an...

Life of the Prophet Muhammad written at the order of the Mamluk sultan al-Mansûr 'Alâ' al-Dîn 'Alî (d. 778/1376). The work was first illustrated during the reign of the Ottoman sultan Murâd III.

'Abd-Allâh ibn Ubayy of the 'Awf tribe and two friends sit before the cave of a hermit priest and question him about Muhammad.

'Abd-Allâh ibn Ubayy of the 'Awf tribe and two friends sit before the ...

Life of the Prophet Muhammad written at the order of the Mamluk sultan al-Mansûr 'Alâ' al-Dîn 'Alî (d. 778/1376). The work was first illustrated during the reign of the Ottoman sultan Murâd III.

Abû Tâlib, 'Abbâs ibn al-Muttalib, and other leaders of the Quraysh question Muhammad about his miraculous night journey.

Abû Tâlib, 'Abbâs ibn al-Muttalib, and other leaders of the Quraysh qu...

Life of the Prophet Muhammad written at the order of the Mamluk sultan al-Mansûr 'Alâ' al-Dîn 'Alî (d. 778/1376). The work was first illustrated during the reign of the Ottoman sultan Murâd III.

New York, October 1, 1774. To the publick. We the subscribers having been appointed as a committee by a considerable number of the inhabitants of the city, [to ascertain by direct question, whether sundry persons, were purchasing and shipping go

New York, October 1, 1774. To the publick. We the subscribers having b...

Imprint 3.; On verso: S; Oct 1, 1774. 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 107, Folder 7.

The Tipperary janus, or both sides of the question / IB.

The Tipperary janus, or both sides of the question / IB.

Print shows a two-faced Irishman speaking out of both sides for and against a measure proposed for British law.

The North Eastern boundary question. Boston, 11th September 1840.

The North Eastern boundary question. Boston, 11th September 1840.

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 Collection; Portfolio 57, Folder 6. Copy scanned: 1

Troy budget-- Extra. Saturday, July 17, 1842. Settlement of the tariff question. Great popular demonstration. [Troy, N. Y. 1842.].

Troy budget-- Extra. Saturday, July 17, 1842. Settlement of the tariff...

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 119, Folder 16.

Matty meeting the Texas question

Matty meeting the Texas question

A satire on the Democrats' approach to the delicate question of the annexation of Texas. In marked contrast to his portrayal of the issue as a beautiful woman in "Virtuous Harry" (no. 1844-27), the artist here ... more

map from "The Oregon Question examined, in respect to facts, and the law of nations"

map from "The Oregon Question examined, in respect to facts, and the l...

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map from "The Oregon Question examined, in respect to facts, and the law of nations"

map from "The Oregon Question examined, in respect to facts, and the l...

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Ultimatum on the Oregon question

Ultimatum on the Oregon question

In his typically jingoist view of Polk's handling of the Oregon question, the artist Edward Williams Clay belittles the self-interested attitudes of Europe toward the dispute. The issue of whether to settle the... more

Mr. Clay taking a new view of the Texas question

Mr. Clay taking a new view of the Texas question

Illustration shows Henry Clay, dressed in doublet and breast plate with a brace of pistols at his waist, holding a carving knife and fork, at an open door in which a tiny "Mexican" cowers on a shelf. Below the ... more

Town & country making another drive at the great question.--No go!!

Town & country making another drive at the great question.--No go!!

A mild reproof of Zachary Taylor's evasion of the slavery question in the campaign of 1848. Although Taylor's views were widely broadcast in the form of published letters, his stand on the main issue--the Wilmo... more

The school question in a nut shell. There has been nominated in the western district a number of gentlemen, who are termed Independents ... [Signed] One who knows. [185-?].

The school question in a nut shell. There has been nominated in the we...

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 137, Folder 19.

The fish question settled

The fish question settled

A facetious, and somewhat racist, look at public opinion surrounding the controversy over American fishing rights in British-controlled waters off North America. (See also "John Bull's Fish Monopoly," no. 1852-... more

Second letter on the Nebraska question (Respectfully addressed to the delegation in Congress, from Pennsylvania.) By Charles Miner. Repeal of the Missouri compromise. [1854].

Second letter on the Nebraska question (Respectfully addressed to the ...

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 233, Folder 11.

map from "Tableau de l'Europe Orientale, ou Recherches historiques et statistiques sur les Peuples d'origine Slave, Magyare et Roumaine ... Nouvelle édition, augmentée d'un appendice contenant les derniers documents sur la Question d'Orient; avec une carte coloriée, comprenant le Théatre de la guerre actuelle, etc"

map from "Tableau de l'Europe Orientale, ou Recherches historiques et ...

This image has been taken from scan 000387 from "Tableau de l'Europe Orientale, ou Recherches historiques et statistiques sur les Peuples d'origine Slave, Magyare et Roumaine ... Nouvelle édition, augmentée d... more

Important discussion on slavery. There will be a discussion at Chapman Hall, on Wednesday Eve., Dec. 15 [1858] on the following question: Is the American slave better off in his present condition than he would be by a speedy emancipation. Betwee

Important discussion on slavery. There will be a discussion at Chapman...

Slavery.; O'Reilly, Charles D.; Wright, John F. 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 63... more

Philadelphia, April 15, 1861. To the President of the United States. The unparalleled event of the past week has revealed to the Citizens of the United States, beyond question ... that a peaceful reconciliation under the form of our Constitution

Philadelphia, April 15, 1861. To the President of the United States. T...

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 Collection; Portfolio 157, Folder 19. Copy scanned: 1

Mr. Train's great speech in England, on the American question. [1861?].

Mr. Train's great speech in England, on the American question. [1861?]...

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 234, Folder 9.

map from "What is Poland? A question of geography, history and public law. Abridged from “La Pologne et ses frontières” ... And translated by E. Johnstone, etc"

map from "What is Poland? A question of geography, history and public ...

This image has been taken from scan 000011 from "What is Poland? A question of geography, history and public law. Abridged from “La Pologne et ses frontières” ... And translated by E. Johnstone, etc". The titl... more

map from "What is Poland? A question of geography, history and public law. Abridged from “La Pologne et ses frontières” ... And translated by E. Johnstone, etc"

map from "What is Poland? A question of geography, history and public ...

This image has been taken from scan 000014 from "What is Poland? A question of geography, history and public law. Abridged from “La Pologne et ses frontières” ... And translated by E. Johnstone, etc". The titl... more

The food question down south

The food question down south

Editorial cartoon shows Jefferson Davis, president of the Confederate states, offering a new pair of boots to General Beauregard who, though barefoot, would rather have food for his troops.

The great labor question from a Southern point of view

The great labor question from a Southern point of view

Man, seated on porch, with family, holding newspaper, and saying, "My boy - we've toiled and taken care of you long enough - now you've got to work!", to an African American man standing in front of the porch, ... more

map from "Narrative of a Journal through Abyssinia in 1862-3. With an appendix on “the Abyssinian Captives' Question.” Second edition"

map from "Narrative of a Journal through Abyssinia in 1862-3. With an ...

This image has been taken from scan 000069 from "Narrative of a Journal through Abyssinia in 1862-3. With an appendix on “the Abyssinian Captives' Question.” Second edition". The title and subject terms of this... more

map from "Narrative of a Journal through Abyssinia in 1862-3. With an appendix on “the Abyssinian Captives' Question.” Second edition"

map from "Narrative of a Journal through Abyssinia in 1862-3. With an ...

This image has been taken from scan 000010 from "Narrative of a Journal through Abyssinia in 1862-3. With an appendix on “the Abyssinian Captives' Question.” Second edition". The title and subject terms of this... more

map from "Narrative of a Journal through Abyssinia in 1862-3. With an appendix on “the Abyssinian Captives' Question.” Second edition"

map from "Narrative of a Journal through Abyssinia in 1862-3. With an ...

This image has been taken from scan 000214 from "Narrative of a Journal through Abyssinia in 1862-3. With an appendix on “the Abyssinian Captives' Question.” Second edition". The title and subject terms of this... more

The Street car question again

The Street car question again

Cartoon showing woman standing, and men, seated, reading newspapers, on streetcar; and cartoon showing men trying to get on moving streetcar; on page of advertisements.

The Chinese Question

The Chinese Question

Columbia with hand on a Chinese man's head, facing an angry, armed group and saying, "Hands Off, Gentlemen! American means fair play for all men". Vicious quote of Wendell Philips about barbaric Chinese in backgrd.

Washington, D.C.--the Electoral Commission holding a secret session by candle-light, on the Louisiana question, February 16th

Washington, D.C.--the Electoral Commission holding a secret session by...

Commissioners meeting in the courtroom of the Supreme Court, Washington, D.C.

The Chinese question would be settled if the Chinee, Chinee, would votee! votee! votee!

The Chinese question would be settled if the Chinee, Chinee, would vot...

Caricature showing Chinese putting many votes into large bowl - voting "straight Democratic ticket."

America for the Red Man. The most practical way of solving the Indian question / / Th. Nast.  Father Winter placing obstructions on the track / Bellew

America for the Red Man. The most practical way of solving the Indian ...

One illustration, on page with advertisements, showing Indian pointing to dock with sign "steamers for Europe" with crowds of people departing. Another illustration showing man carrying North Pole.

Map of the drainage & catchment basin of Asylum Creek to illustrate the question of a water supply for the Western Lunatic Asylum, Staunton, Va. /

Map of the drainage & catchment basin of Asylum Creek to illustrate th...

Relief shown by hachures. Date and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil on 2 sheets of pasted together lined paper to form an irregularly shaped sheet and mounted on cloth. LC Ci... more

portrait from "Merv, the Queen of the World; and the scourge of the man-stealing Turcomans. With an exposition of the Khorassan question. [With maps.]"

portrait from "Merv, the Queen of the World; and the scourge of the ma...

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map from "Merv, the Queen of the World; and the scourge of the man-stealing Turcomans. With an exposition of the Khorassan question. [With maps.]"

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map from "Merv, the Queen of the World; and the scourge of the man-stealing Turcomans. With an exposition of the Khorassan question. [With maps.]"

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map from "Merv, the Queen of the World; and the scourge of the man-stealing Turcomans. With an exposition of the Khorassan question. [With maps.]"

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map from "Merv, the Queen of the World; and the scourge of the man-stealing Turcomans. With an exposition of the Khorassan question. [With maps.]"

map from "Merv, the Queen of the World; and the scourge of the man-ste...

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map from "Merv, the Queen of the World; and the scourge of the man-stealing Turcomans. With an exposition of the Khorassan question. [With maps.]"

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A Difficult Question (Une Question Difficile)

A Difficult Question (Une Question Difficile)

Ignaz Marcel Gaugengigl (1855–1932)

A desperate attempt to solve the Mormon question / Mayer, Merkel & Ottmann, lith.

A desperate attempt to solve the Mormon question / Mayer, Merkel & Ott...

Composite of four caricatures on Mormonism by Gillam, Keppler, Opper, and Graetz.

A desperate attempt to solve the mormon question / J.K.

A desperate attempt to solve the mormon question / J.K.

Illustration shows a four panel cartoon where four Puck cartoonists each take a panel in an effort to solve the issue of Mormonism; clockwise from bottom left, captioned, "I imagine it must be a perfect paradis... more

The Eastern question in Europe and Asia /

The Eastern question in Europe and Asia /

"Geo. Cawston" "London: Published by Edward Stanford, 55, Charing Cross, S.W. January 1, 1886." Includes statistical tables of religion, population, surface area, and military personnel. Available also through ... more

Dear Sir: One most important task lies before the supporters of the Democratic ticket- to bring the people at large to a clear understanding of the tariff question ... It is to this end that we have published The Tariff?? cartoons and comments f

Dear Sir: One most important task lies before the supporters of the De...

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 129, Folder 45g.

Puck's solution of the Indian question

Puck's solution of the Indian question

Caricature showing Indians afraid of the Salvation Army's "3d Regiment Salvation Shouters." Color engraving after drawing by F. Opper. Illus. in: Puck, 1890 Dec. 17, p. 300. Ref. copy may be in SSF (Gr) - INDIA... more

Which shall it be? Two men hunting one job, or two jobs hunting one man. The above question is to be decided on November 6th ... New York. Press of De Leeuw & Oppenheimer. [n. d.].

Which shall it be? Two men hunting one job, or two jobs hunting one ma...

On verso, Copy 1: 09-83-443.14. On verso, Copy 2: 09-83-443.15. 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 Pri... more

refugees from "The Sword of Islam, or Suffering Armenia. Annals of Turkish Power and the Eastern Question"

refugees from "The Sword of Islam, or Suffering Armenia. Annals of Tur...

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portrait from "The Sword of Islam, or Suffering Armenia. Annals of Turkish Power and the Eastern Question"

portrait from "The Sword of Islam, or Suffering Armenia. Annals of Tur...

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Nicholas I from "The Sword of Islam, or Suffering Armenia. Annals of Turkish Power and the Eastern Question"

Nicholas I from "The Sword of Islam, or Suffering Armenia. Annals of T...

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portrait from "The Sword of Islam, or Suffering Armenia. Annals of Turkish Power and the Eastern Question"

portrait from "The Sword of Islam, or Suffering Armenia. Annals of Tur...

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To Decide the Question

To Decide the Question

John George Brown (American (born England), Durham 1831–1913 New York)

All a question of the scale we do it on / F. Opper.

All a question of the scale we do it on / F. Opper.

Print shows a vignette cartoon depicting how the economies of scale of an operation or event determines public opinion, for instance, "no. 9" shows a handful of criminals robbing a citizen on the street, they a... more

The moral of the canteen question / Dalrymple.

The moral of the canteen question / Dalrymple.

Illustration shows Puck, at center, looking at both sides of the issue; on the left, "The result of abolishing the canteen" shows soldiers drunk on whiskey, in a stupor, and engaged in a barroom brawl; on the r... more

A question of duty / J.S. Pughe.

A question of duty / J.S. Pughe.

Illustration shows President Theodore Roosevelt standing next to Uncle Sam who is sitting on a stool in a "U.S. Custom House", Roosevelt has his left hand on Sam's right arm and he is gesturing to the left, tow... more

A question of courage / Art Young.

A question of courage / Art Young.

Illustration shows a man labeled "Average voter" standing between two fields, trying to decide which one he should choose; on the left is the "Democratic Lot" showing "Bryan's Financial Fallacies, Schemes, Drea... more