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[Title page of Witelo, De Natura, illus. with composite of various phenomena of natural science: mirror; man wading in water to show refracted light; box balanced at fulcrum on another box; sunlight shining through glass to start fire; rainbow]

[Title page of Witelo, De Natura, illus. with composite of various phe...

Illus. in: Witelo, De Natura, 1535. Reference copy may be in LOT 7007. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Rainbow; Light; Natural phenomena; Science; BI Works; RBD; Shelf.

[Horse, drawn to show muscle structure and anatomy]

[Horse, drawn to show muscle structure and anatomy]

Illus. in: Dell' anotomia et dell' infirmita del cavallo / Carlo Ruini. Bologna : Presso gli heredi di G. Rossi, 1598, p. 295. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Libra... more

[Diagram of Gilbert's terella, or earth model, a spherical magnet used to show earth's magnetic qualities; with decorated initial C and surrounding text]

[Diagram of Gilbert's terella, or earth model, a spherical magnet used...

Illus. and text in: De Magnete / William Gilbert. London : Excudebat P. Short, 1600. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 277.

[Forearm with arteries marked to show blood flows from heart in continuous one-way cycle]

[Forearm with arteries marked to show blood flows from heart in contin...

Illus. in: De motu cordis et sanguinis in animalibus / William Harvey. Patavii : Apud S. Sardum, Sumptibus D. Ricciardi, 1643. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Libra... more

Inrō with Street Festival (obverse); People Watching a Puppet Show (reverse)

Inrō with Street Festival (obverse); People Watching a Puppet Show (re...

Tatsuke Takamasu (Japanese, active second half of the 18th century) Edo period (1615–1868)

Scene at a Fair: A Peep Show

Scene at a Fair: A Peep Show

Anonymous, French, 18th century

[Robert Powel the Puppet Show man]

[Robert Powel the Puppet Show man]

"This engraving, which formed the frontispiece to "A Second Tale of a Tub : or, the History of Robert Powel the Puppet-Show-Man..." (Source: Stephens) Title translated: Burlesque referring to the Lord High Trea... more

[Untitled, unsigned cuts adorn individual numbers of this magazine. These show an Indian, with an Englishman on one side offering a Bible and some cloth, and a Frenchman on the other side offering gunpowder and a tomahawk. Under are the words "Praevalebit Aequior"]

[Untitled, unsigned cuts adorn individual numbers of this magazine. Th...

Illus. in: American Magazine and Monthly Chronicle for the British Colonies, Philadelphia, 1757 Nov., v. 1, cover. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings:

Young Boys Performing a Puppet Show

Young Boys Performing a Puppet Show

Kitao Shigemasa (Japanese, 1739–1820) Edo period (1615–1868)

The raree show

The raree show

"The trial of Hastings in Westminster Hall is travestied as a raree show in a booth..." (Source: George) [Dent]. This record contains unverified data from George. Catalogue of Political and Personal Satires pre... more

The Irish Ambassadors Extraordinary, A  Gallante Show

The Irish Ambassadors Extraordinary, A Gallante Show

Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London)

The Peony Show

The Peony Show

Torii Kiyonaga (Japanese, 1752–1815) Edo period (1615–1868)

The Bōtan Show

The Bōtan Show

Katsukawa Shunchō (Japanese, active ca. 1783–95) Edo period (1615–1868)

Show Towel
Show Towel

Show Towel

Made in Pennsylvania, United States

Cross-sections, which show the different aspects of the buildings shown in the plan of Pompeii [the preceding plate], from Antiquités de Pompeïa, tome premier, Antiquités de la Grande Grèce... (Antiquities of Pompeii, volume one, Antiquities of Great Greece...), volume 1, plate 3

Cross-sections, which show the different aspects of the buildings show...

Francesco Piranesi (Italian, Rome 1758–1810 Paris)

Embroidered Show Towel

Embroidered Show Towel

Saly Kesler Made in Pennsylvania, United States

Notice to the public. At the request of the Executrix of the late Col. William Byrd of Westover, it is thought proper to warn the public against the purchase of supposed titles to lots in the City of Richmond, to which the seller can show no leg

Notice to the public. At the request of the Executrix of the late Col....

Title.; Imprint 2.; on folder : M.C. # 09-82-038.377 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; Portfo... more

Raree - show on the banks of the Mississippi, or The gentle European among the rude sons of nature / Cruikshank del.

Raree - show on the banks of the Mississippi, or The gentle European a...

Print shows a Native man wearing European clothing and a native headdress, standing between a group of Natives sitting on the ground on the right and a platform or stage, on the left, on which three Europeans, ... more

Embroidered Show Towel

Embroidered Show Towel

Bezi Schefer Made in Pennsylvania, United States

Show Towel

Show Towel

Susanna Martin Made in Pennsylvania, United States

Show Towel

Show Towel

Cadarina Kunsck Made in Pennsylvania, United States

Hold up a minute - Something to show you

Hold up a minute - Something to show you

Advertising labels for cloth or fabric. Well-dressed man holding bolt of cloth. LOT subject: Textile industry and fabrics. Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Caption card tracin... more

Embroidered Show Towel

Embroidered Show Towel

Cadarina Laudenschleger Made in Pennsylvania, United States

Zing! Zing! Boom_Boom_Boom!!! The Show of the Grrrreat Political Tumblers

Zing! Zing! Boom_Boom_Boom!!! The Show of the Grrrreat Political Tumbl...

J. J. Grandville (French, Nancy 1803–1847 Vanves)

Embroidered Show Towel

Embroidered Show Towel

Anna Herr Made in Pennsylvania, United States

Embroidered Show Towel

Embroidered Show Towel

Elizabeth den Linger Made in Pennsylvania, United States

[Animal and plant cells drawn to show their similar nature and origin] / Th. Schwann, del.

[Animal and plant cells drawn to show their similar nature and origin]...

Illus. in: Microscopical researches into the accordance in the structure and growth of animals and plants / Theodor Schwann. London : Sydenham Society, 1847. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. ... more

La Tourrette's reference map of the state of Louisiana : from the original surveys of the United States, which show the townships, sections, or mile squares, Spanish grants, settlement rights & c., also the plantations with the owners names engraved thereon /

La Tourrette's reference map of the state of Louisiana : from the orig...

Shows land ownership. Includes insets: New Orleans 29 x 21 cm. and land districts 18 x 19 cm. Prime meridian: Washington, D.C. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Embroidered Show Towel

Embroidered Show Towel

Elizabeth den Linger Made in Pennsylvania, United States

La Tourrette's reference map of the state of Louisiana : from the original surveys of the United States, which show the townships, sections, or mile squares, Spanish grants, settlement rights & c., also the plantations with the owners names engraved thereon /

La Tourrette's reference map of the state of Louisiana : from the orig...

Shows land ownership. Includes insets: New Orleans 29 x 21 cm. and land districts 18 x 19 cm. Prime meridian: Washington, D.C. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Map and profile of the Orange and Alexandria Rail Road with its Warrenton Branch and a portion of the Manasses [sic] Gap Rail Road, to show its point of connection.

Map and profile of the Orange and Alexandria Rail Road with its Warren...

Printed topographic strip map with manuscript annotations to show the geologic structure along the route of the railroad. The Alexandria and the Chesapeake and Ohio canals and stage stable for horses used on th... more

map from "Key to the Geology of the Globe. An essay, designed to show that the present geographical, hydrographical, and geological structures observed on the Earth's crust, were the result of forces acting according to fixed, demonstrable laws, analogous to those governing the development of organic bodies ... Illustrated by maps and diagrams"

map from "Key to the Geology of the Globe. An essay, designed to show ...

This image has been taken from scan 000010 from "Key to the Geology of the Globe. An essay, designed to show that the present geographical, hydrographical, and geological structures observed on the Earth's crus... more

map from "Key to the Geology of the Globe. An essay, designed to show that the present geographical, hydrographical, and geological structures observed on the Earth's crust, were the result of forces acting according to fixed, demonstrable laws, analogous to those governing the development of organic bodies ... Illustrated by maps and diagrams"

map from "Key to the Geology of the Globe. An essay, designed to show ...

This image has been taken from scan 000277 from "Key to the Geology of the Globe. An essay, designed to show that the present geographical, hydrographical, and geological structures observed on the Earth's crus... more

Dedicated to the city of Philadelphia through the directors of the Pennsylvania Railroad Company; plan no. 2. exhibits the streets with the present railroads removed; the red lines show the proposed location of the different railroads entering the city ... 1857-58.

Dedicated to the city of Philadelphia through the directors of the Pen...

Street map of Philadelphia and vicinity showing proposed railroads. Scale ca. 1:40,000. LC Railroad maps, 294 Description derived from published bibliography. At lower right of map: "Directors for No. 2 of the ... more

[Abraham Lincoln, bust portrait, facing left; first photo to show his beard]

[Abraham Lincoln, bust portrait, facing left; first photo to show his ...

This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Ostendorf, no. 40 Meserve, no. 33 Published in: Lincoln's photographs: a complete album / by Lloyd Ostendorf. Dayton, OH: Rockywood Press, 1998, p. 67.

Street Show (Paillasse) (recto); a clown playing a drum (verso)

Street Show (Paillasse) (recto); a clown playing a drum (verso)

Honoré Daumier (French, Marseilles 1808–1879 Valmondois)

Dan Rice's great show. Sixth appearance of M'le Ella Zoyara in her unparalleled Scene of equitation. Saturday afternoon, March 3, 1860 ... Philadelphia U. S. Steam-Power Job Printing Office, Ledger Building [1860.].

Dan Rice's great show. Sixth appearance of M'le Ella Zoyara in her unp...

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 157, Folder 2.

[Puppet show operated by a man standing on the left, with spectators in front, two sitting on a bench and two standing, and another man is standing on the right side of the booth]

[Puppet show operated by a man standing on the left, with spectators i...

Title devised by Library staff. Reference copy in LOT 5090, no. 36.

Charleston Harbor and its Approaches Showing the positions of the Rebel Batteries, 1863 [and annotated to show the status of the siege of the city, July 17, 1863]

Charleston Harbor and its Approaches Showing the positions of the Rebe...

"Fortifications Map File" Plans of Military Forts

The Potomac army war map. Designed to show the present fighting ground in Virginia to meet the demand of the times

The Potomac army war map. Designed to show the present fighting ground...

Scale ca. 1:520,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 497.5 General map of eastern Virginia printed in blue ink. The map indicates the site of the "Battleground of May 11 & 12, 1864" at Spotsylvania Court House. De... more

A hint for the horticultural society. Great show of "chignons." Medal awarded to the finest grown specimen

A hint for the horticultural society. Great show of "chignons." Medal ...

Cartoon showing a group of gentlemen, examining the hairstyles of participants in a chignon competition. Inscribed above image: Chignon unnaturelle pastrubfranes, chignon vulgaris, chignon dressairia, chignon c... more

[Five technical illustrations show network of ropes and apparatus for securing multi-passenger platforms on captive balloons; arrangement of ropes for netting; and an elaborate hydrogen manufacturing and pumping station for inflating balloons] / A. Tissandier.

[Five technical illustrations show network of ropes and apparatus for ...

Title devised by Library staff. Scale "Échelle de 0m.015 pour 1 mètre" on two prints. "Giffard" inscribed bottom left. Tissandier collection.

[Balloon show bill]

[Balloon show bill]

B2586 U.S. Copyright Office. Title devised by Library staff. Artist: Herman G. Webber. Publisher: Gibson & Co, Cincinnati

Stereotype show bill plate - Walt Whitman - 1872. Walt

Stereotype show bill plate - Walt Whitman - 1872. Walt

Title from item. Forms part of: Feinberg-Whitman Collection (Library of Congress). Exhibited: "Revising Himself : Walt Whitman" at the Library of Congress, 2005. Exhibited: "Poet of the Body : New York's Walt W... more

Stereotype show bill plate - Walt Whitman - 1872. Whitman's

Stereotype show bill plate - Walt Whitman - 1872. Whitman's

Title from item. Forms part of: Feinberg-Whitman Collection (Library of Congress). Exhibited: "Revising Himself : Walt Whitman" at the Library of Congress, 2005. Exhibited: "Poet of the Body : New York's Walt W... more

The 10 tavern commandments, as every landlord should show them to his guests = Die 10 Wirthshaus-Gebote, wie sie jeder Wirth seinen Gästen auf's fleissigste vorhalten soll / Theod. Kahlmann, Lith.

The 10 tavern commandments, as every landlord should show them to his ...

Print shows tavern scene around which are printed, in German and English, 10 rules for guests at a tavern. 10944 U.S. Copyright Office Title from item.

"The Western Drama - A Variety Show Entertainment" [Cheyenne, Wyoming]

"The Western Drama - A Variety Show Entertainment" [Cheyenne, Wyoming]

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Wood engraving by B.T.T. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 45, no. 1150 (1877 Oct. 13), p. 85.

5th annual tour, B.A. Bamber's Dime Show travels, art, history, astronomy, fun, electricity : grand stereoptical dissolving views : scenes in many lands.

5th annual tour, B.A. Bamber's Dime Show travels, art, history, astron...

Program includes: pt. 1, The planetarium ; pt. 2, Natural scenery ; pt. 3, The ill-fated ship ; pt. 4, The highland lover's courtship for marriage ; pt. 5, Statuary ; pt. 6, Miscellaneous. Forms part of: Theatr... 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

map from "With a show through Southern Africa, and personal reminiscences of the Transvaal War ... With ... illustrations"

map from "With a show through Southern Africa, and personal reminiscen...

This image has been taken from scan 000241 from volume 01 of "With a show through Southern Africa, and personal reminiscences of the Transvaal War ... With ... illustrations". The title and subject terms of thi... more

The greatest show on earth - "who can ride the mule?" / J. Keppler.

The greatest show on earth - "who can ride the mule?" / J. Keppler.

Illustration shows a circus performance under the big top with Uncle Sam as ringmaster for a show with a bucking bronco or donkey labeled "Tariff Question"; the donkey has already thrown one man labeled "Democr... more

The end of a bad show / J. Keppler.

The end of a bad show / J. Keppler.

Illustration shows a scene in the "Grand National Congressional Theatre" at the conclusion of the performance of "Fair Promise Combination No. 47 - Great Reform Bill - Act I Tarif Reform - Act II Civil Service ... more

Grand piano "show off"; or, The salesman's assistant

Grand piano "show off"; or, The salesman's assistant

From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1870-1885 (Microfilm M 3500) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form)

Grand piano "show off"; or, The Salesman's assistant

Grand piano "show off"; or, The Salesman's assistant

From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1870-1885 (Microfilm M 3500) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form)

Now let the show go on! / F. Opper.

Now let the show go on! / F. Opper.

Illustration shows a woman labeled "Mrs. Lockwood", holding papers that state "Nomination for Pres. Womens' Rights Party", bursting through an opening in the floor of a stage to appear next to a clown labeled "... more

Roud the Campfire from "With a Show through Southern Africa ... Second edition. Popular edition"

Roud the Campfire from "With a Show through Southern Africa ... Second...

This image has been taken from scan 000111 from "With a Show through Southern Africa ... Second edition. Popular edition". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by use... more

Northern Cape Province from "With a Show through Southern Africa ... Second edition. Popular edition"

Northern Cape Province from "With a Show through Southern Africa ... S...

This image has been taken from scan 000069 from "With a Show through Southern Africa ... Second edition. Popular edition". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by use... more

war dance from "With a Show through Southern Africa ... Second edition. Popular edition"

war dance from "With a Show through Southern Africa ... Second edition...

This image has been taken from scan 000137 from "With a Show through Southern Africa ... Second edition. Popular edition". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by use... more

Northern Cape Province from "With a Show through Southern Africa ... Second edition. Popular edition"

Northern Cape Province from "With a Show through Southern Africa ... S...

This image has been taken from scan 000064 from "With a Show through Southern Africa ... Second edition. Popular edition". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by use... more

Battle of Zwartkopjes from "With a Show through Southern Africa ... Second edition. Popular edition"

Battle of Zwartkopjes from "With a Show through Southern Africa ... Se...

This image has been taken from scan 000241 from "With a Show through Southern Africa ... Second edition. Popular edition". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by use... more

Newcastle from "With a Show through Southern Africa ... Second edition. Popular edition"

Newcastle from "With a Show through Southern Africa ... Second edition...

This image has been taken from scan 000166 from "With a Show through Southern Africa ... Second edition. Popular edition". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by use... more

Foul! There's something wrong with this picture of a pair of freak fowl exhibited at Trenton Fair Poultry Show

Foul! There's something wrong with this picture of a pair of freak fow...

Two unusual chickens, raised by John Kriner(?) of Stetlersville, Pennsylvania, a Silver Frizzled Polish and a Silver Frizzled Jap.

Bench show. New England Kennel Club

Bench show. New England Kennel Club

Poster showing a variety of dogs at the New England Kennel Club's dog show. 9730(1?) U.S. Copyright Office. Mechanic's Hall, Huntington Ave., Boston. Title from item.

Invitation to the South American Gauchos by the directors of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show

Invitation to the South American Gauchos by the directors of Buffalo B...

Alfred Chantrey Corbould (British, London 1852–1920 London)

[Advertising poster showing two men in classical dress riding four-horse teams during race while spectators in grandstand watch; two vignettes show chariot racing and horse jumping]

[Advertising poster showing two men in classical dress riding four-hor...

No. 20. The United States Printing Co., Russell-Morgan Factories, Cincinnati, Ohio.

The "peanut" Hagenbeck and his "senatorial courtesy" animal show / C.J. Taylor.

The "peanut" Hagenbeck and his "senatorial courtesy" animal show / C.J...

Print shows David B. Hill as the animal trainer Carl "Hagenbeck" performing a circus act with trained animals labeled "Murphy, Pugh, Chandler, Peffer, Morgan, Coke, Higgins, Stewart, Teller, Cullom, [and] Hoar"... more

A very shaky show / [F. Opper].

A very shaky show / [F. Opper].

Print shows David B. Hill as a strong man on a stage in a theater, wearing a suit stuffed with straw and medals that state "I am a Democrat, From Liquor Dealors, [and] Champion of Peanut Politics", among weight... more

St. Regis Indian Show Company

St. Regis Indian Show Company

Group posed: Black Eagle, Jake Paul, Mary Ann Black Eagle, Chief Running Deer, Philip Big Tree, and Lily Deer. Photo copyrighted by W.S. Tanner. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Capt... more

The "press view" at the candidate show / Dalrymple ; J. Ottmann Lith. Co., Puck Building, N.Y.

The "press view" at the candidate show / Dalrymple ; J. Ottmann Lith. ...

Cartoon showing men, representing different newspapers, some with magnifying glasses, viewing presidential candidates, including Benjamin Harrison, William McKinley, Thomas Brackett Reed, William B. Allison, Bo... more

The "press view" at the candidate show / Dalrymple.

The "press view" at the candidate show / Dalrymple.

Print shows a gallery where many presidential candidates are on display for the press; among the candidates are Jerry Simpson, William A. Peffer, Robert E. Pattison, David B. Hill, James E. Campbell, William C.... more

Miyajima - Japanese men and boys looking into Inn where WTC [i.e. World Transportation Commission] members are watching show

Miyajima - Japanese men and boys looking into Inn where WTC [i.e. Worl...

Similar to photograph in Lot 11948 from negative LC-USZ62-78830. Gift; William P. Meeker; 1971. Forms part of: Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942. World's Transportation Commission photograph collection (Library... more

[Cissy Fitzgerald, full length, standing, curtsying, facing right; coquettishly holding up skirts to show fancy slips]

[Cissy Fitzgerald, full length, standing, curtsying, facing right; coq...

Photo copyrighted by W.M. Morrison. 14294-96. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Photog. Index; BI; Shelf.

National horse show, parade of prize winners

National horse show, parade of prize winners

[B]29627 U.S. Copyright Office. This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Niagara Litho. Co.

show from "A Tramp Abroad, etc"

show from "A Tramp Abroad, etc"

This image has been taken from scan 000572 from "A Tramp Abroad, etc". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the British Library's flickr photostream.

The starboarder that funny show.

The starboarder that funny show.

Caption: Imitations of "Sousa" the march king in his latest poses by Charles H. Boyle. Created by the Enquirer Job Printing Co., Cin., O. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Third and best edition of the big fun show, Who is who

Third and best edition of the big fun show, Who is who

68773 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: Opening of Act Two, A high old lawn party: Tillie and the golf girls; You will will throw cabbage on my lawn, will you? Created and "copyright, 1899, by The U.S. Printing Co... more

Who is who the real fun show.

Who is who the real fun show.

Created by The U.S. Printing Co., Russell-Morgan Print, Cincinnati & New York. No. 4187. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)