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Diana hunting the stag

Diana hunting the stag

Allegorical print showing the Roman goddess Diana with hunting dogs; on the left, two dogs have caught the stag. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Prints and Photographs Division. Washing... more

[Paris receiving the golden apple from Hermes]

[Paris receiving the golden apple from Hermes]

The subject of this drawing is Hermes handing the golden apple of the Hesperides to Paris, who is to judge the greatest beauty among the goddesses Athena, Aphrodite, and Hera. In return for judging Aphrodite t... more

The Month of June/The Sign of Cancer, from The Grotesque Months

The Month of June/The Sign of Cancer, from The Grotesque Months

This narrow panel and its companion belong to a suite known as The Grotesque Months, which depicts the 12 months of the year and their associated zodiac signs. A Roman deity, centrally positioned within a pergo... more

The Month of July/The Sign of Leo, from The Grotesque Months

The Month of July/The Sign of Leo, from The Grotesque Months

This narrow panel and its companion belong to a suite known as The Grotesque Months, which depicts the 12 months of the year and their associated zodiac signs. A Roman deity, centrally positioned within a pergo... more

Qu'il est malin! qu'il a d'appas! ... Dedié à Mr. Descamps ..

Qu'il est malin! qu'il a d'appas! ... Dedié à Mr. Descamps ..

Cupid standing holding bow; arrows in quiver on ground. After drawing by Carle Vanloo.

These are to certify that Richard Lawrence is pursuant to law nominated and appointed one of the fireman of the City of New York painted by H. Inman ; engraved by Geo. W. Hatch

These are to certify that Richard Lawrence is pursuant to law nominate...

Print shows Neptune/Poseidon seated on the left on dark clouds at water's edge, receiving the keys to the City of New York from a female figure identified as "Protection" and another female figure identified as... more

United States almanac, for the year 1841

United States almanac, for the year 1841

Print shows the title page for the United States Almanac for the year 1841 showing the deity Mercury/Hermes soaring above the waterfront at Philadelphia with ships and boats on the Delaware River and two men mo... more

Apothecary card

Apothecary card

Print shows a blank apothecary card with "Aesculapius" on the left and "Hebe" on the right flanking a large blank space, at top center is a mortar and pestle surrounded by flower blossoms, with various types of... more

Jupiter and Io

Jupiter and Io

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

Chained!! / Keppler.

Chained!! / Keppler.

Print shows the Roman god "Mars" bound to rocks, imprisoned with shackles and clamps labeled "Russo-German Commercial Treaty", fastened with spikes driven by Nicholas II of Russia and William II of Germany usin... more

A disappointed god; he cries for more / Dalrymple.

A disappointed god; he cries for more / Dalrymple.

Print shows Mars, the Roman god of war, bruised and holding a battered and bent sword, and wearing a sign that states "Job Wanted"; he is sitting on a trunk labeled "Mr. Mars, God of War". A notice posted on th... more

Futility / Keppler.

Futility / Keppler.

Print shows a winged female figure labeled "Peace" sitting on one side of a mountain pass and Mars, the Roman god of war, sitting on the opposite side; a man wearing a crown and robe labeled "Czar" is walking d... more

Statue of Venus, Hoffman House Cafe, New York

Statue of Venus, Hoffman House Cafe, New York

H9937 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright, 1901, by C. L. Wasson. No. 738 c. Title from item.

The fettered war god / Keppler.

The fettered war god / Keppler.

Illustration shows the god of war bound by garlands labeled "Dreibund" and "Alliance"; the ends of the garlands are pulled by Germany, Austria, and Italy on one side, with Russia and the Ottoman Empire tugging ... more

The new Dreibund / Keppler.

The new Dreibund / Keppler.

Illustration shows Uncle Sam with John Bull and William II, Emperor of Germany, standing before Mars, the god of war, who is lying on the ground, asleep. Title from item. Caption: "Sh-h-h! 'Let sleeping dogs li... more

A Christmas call / Keppler.

A Christmas call / Keppler.

Illustration shows Mars, the Roman god of war, with bandages on his head, arm, and foot, sitting in his tent with a map of "Manchuria" on the small table next to him; hanging on the wall behind him are his helm... more

"On earth peace, good will toward men" / Ehrhart.

"On earth peace, good will toward men" / Ehrhart.

Illustration shows Mars dressed as Santa Claus about to depart after placing warships and other military weapons in Christmas stockings hanging over a fire labeled "War Budgets" fueled by "Bullion" and banknote... more

Every hour is lunch hour at the dreadnought club / Keppler.

Every hour is lunch hour at the dreadnought club / Keppler.

Illustration shows the Roman god "Mars", eating a battleship, with Uncle Sam and Marianne sitting at a table with rulers of European and Asian countries at the Dreadnought Club, each awaiting their meals of mun... more

"Father, dear father, come home with me now!" / K.

"Father, dear father, come home with me now!" / K.

Illustration shows a diminutive man labeled "Taxpayer" tugging on the coattails of a large man labeled "The World" with a globe-like head, who is leaning on the bar in a barroom, clutching a bottle labeled "Inc... more

Quoth Mars: with armament I'm through, now, Venus girl, it's up to you!

Quoth Mars: with armament I'm through, now, Venus girl, it's up to you...

Gift; Mrs. Peter Grant; 1940; (DLC/PP-1940:008). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: "Discharmament," Life, 79:9 (March 9, 1922).

Then here goes everything! she cried, and now I hope you're satisfied!

Then here goes everything! she cried, and now I hope you're satisfied!

Gift; Mrs. Peter Grant; 1940; (DLC/PP-1940:008). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: "Discharmament," Life, 79:9 (March 9, 1922).

Aureus (Coin) Portraying Emperor Tiberius

Aureus (Coin) Portraying Emperor Tiberius

The front (obverse) of this gold coin portrays the head of Emperor Tiberius to the right, laureate. The back (reverse) possibly portrays Livia as Pax, enthroned on a chair with scepter in right hand, branch in ... more

This certifies that _____ has been a member of the Fire Department of _____ for the period of ___ years and by the faithful and honorable discharge of his duties is entitled to all the exemptions allowed by law for such service, in witness whereof we have signed our names hereto and affixed the _____ seal this ___ day of _____ 18__

This certifies that _____ has been a member of the Fire Department of ...

Print shows an elderly man receiving an "honorable discharge" after years of public service at the fire department. U17180 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Printed above scroll: Well done good and faithf... more

The  war god mars

The war god mars

by Mrs. C. I. Robinson. (statement of responsibility) For voice and piano. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (additional physical form) Staff notation. (language)

The  war god mars

The war god mars

by Mrs. C. I. Robinson. (statement of responsibility) For voice and piano. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (additional physical form) Staff notation. (language)

The  war god mars

The war god mars

by Mrs. C. I. Robinson. (statement of responsibility) For voice and piano. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (additional physical form) Staff notation. (language)

The  war god mars

The war god mars

by Mrs. C. I. Robinson. (statement of responsibility) For voice and piano. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (additional physical form) Staff notation. (language)