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The Surprise

The Surprise

Niccolò Vicentino (Italian, active ca. 1510–ca. 1550)

Surprise / AA [monogram of Andrea Andreani].

Surprise / AA [monogram of Andrea Andreani].

Allegorical print showing, in an oval, a man as Surprise, one of the states of emotion, with his arms spread as though startled by what he sees. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Prints a... more

Plate 27: The Dutch During a Surprise Attack of the Roman Camp on the Moselle, from The War of the Romans Against the Batavians (Romanorvm et Batavorvm societas)

Plate 27: The Dutch During a Surprise Attack of the Roman Camp on the ...

Antonio Tempesta (Italian, Florence 1555–1630 Rome)

Plate 27: The Dutch During a Surprise Attack of the Roman Camp on the Moselle, from The War of the Romans Against the Batavians (Romanorvm et Batavorvm societas)

Plate 27: The Dutch During a Surprise Attack of the Roman Camp on the ...

Antonio Tempesta (Italian, Florence 1555–1630 Rome)

To the freeholders and freemen of New-York. My dear countrymen. December 29, 1775. I have good reason to assure you that there is a scheme in agitation to surprise and confound you in a matter of the last importance - the election of members for

To the freeholders and freemen of New-York. My dear countrymen. Decemb...

On verso: S; Dec 29, 1775. 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 108, Folder 40.

[The surprise attack on Maestreicht(?)] / H.B.

[The surprise attack on Maestreicht(?)] / H.B.

Troops of the White King advancing on the fortress Marxreich(?). Restrike of original woodcut from 1512-1516 edition. Illus. from: Der weiss kunig. Wein : Auf kosten J. Kurzböckens, 1775, pl. 195. Illustrated B... more

The Ninth of Thermidor, or the English Surprise, to Honest People of All Countries (Le Neuf Thermidor ou la surprise angloise, aux honnêtes gens to tous le pays)
The ghost of a guinea! or the country banker's surprise!! / Woodward, delin.

The ghost of a guinea! or the country banker's surprise!! / Woodward, ...

Print shows a banker astonished by a guinea coin with King George III on it. The banker says, "Surely my eyes do not deceive me--it certainly must be a Guinea!--I declare I have not seen such a thing since I ha... more

[Hog-hunters meeting by surprise a tigress and her cubs] / Williamson & Howitt del. ; J. Clark, etched.

[Hog-hunters meeting by surprise a tigress and her cubs] / Williamson ...

Print shows four men on horseback, carrying spears, chasing a wild hog and suddenly coming upon a tigress and her cubs in tall grass; in the background, a caravan with camels and elephants passes to the right. ... more

Sketch of the surprise of the French troups under General Girard by Lt. Gen. Hill of the allied army near Arrojo de los Molinos, 28th Obr. 1811 /

Sketch of the surprise of the French troups under General Girard by Lt...

Relief shown pictorially and by contours. Pen and ink. Includes view of "View of the Sierra over Aroyo de los Molinos." Minimal level cataloging record. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site a... more

Verlegenheiten. No. 7, Mein Hut! Mein Hut! so nehmen sie ihn doch Arrachez lui donc mon chapeau, je vous en prie Danhauser ; lith. Inst. in Wien

Verlegenheiten. No. 7, Mein Hut! Mein Hut! so nehmen sie ihn doch Arra...

Print shows a man and a woman, with others, at a zoo where an elephant has taken the woman's hat and she implores the man, as she pushes him toward the elephant, to get it back. Title from item. Parallel text i... more

Verlegenheiten. No. 12, Sie sind der Recensent unsers Theaters C'est vous qui censurez notre Théatre M. Schwind del. ; lith. Inst. in Wien

Verlegenheiten. No. 12, Sie sind der Recensent unsers Theaters C'est v...

Print shows a well-dressed woman entering a somewhat messy room where a man is bowing to her; his boots, socks, and boot-jack are in the middle of the floor and she is taken-aback by the disarray, leading her t... more

Verlegenheiten. No. 1, Ich bien von Ihren - Reizen so - überrascht! Je suis enchanté - de vos charmen Schwind del. ; lith. Inst. in Wien

Verlegenheiten. No. 1, Ich bien von Ihren - Reizen so - überrascht! Je...

Print shows a man and a woman sitting on a settee or bench in a room apart from a masquerade; the woman is holding her mask. Title from item. Parallel text in German and French.

Wie erschrak und erstaunte aber Raimund, als er bemerkte, das Melusina nur bis zur Mitte des Leibes ein überaus schönes blühendes Weib sei, ..

Wie erschrak und erstaunte aber Raimund, als er bemerkte, das Melusina...

Illustration for a story showing the nobleman Raymond spying on his wife Melusine while she takes a bath; curious to see why she needed a day to herself and breaking his promise to respect her wish, he discover... more

A bivouack in safety or Florida troops preventing a surprise

A bivouack in safety or Florida troops preventing a surprise

Another parody of Van Buren administration efforts to end the long and costly Second Seminole War in Florida. The War Department was regularly subjected to public and congressional attacks for cruelty, waste, a... more

Sundry amusements in the mines ; A Sundays amusements ; A daily pleasure ; Occupation for rainy days ; A pleasant surprise / / Lith. & published by Britton & Rey, cornr. Montgomery & California Sts., S. Francisco.

Sundry amusements in the mines ; A Sundays amusements ; A daily pleasu...

Pictorial lettersheet shows four images of camp activities while not mining: washing clothes, cooking, mending clothes and boots, and discovering a bear warming its paws by the fire inside a tent; attached blan... more

Figure 56: Surprise

Figure 56: Surprise

Guillaume-Benjamin-Amand Duchenne de Boulogne (French, 1806–1875)

The milkmaid's surprise from "Spring-heel'd Jack: the Terror of London. A romance of the nineteenth century, by the author of the “Confederate's Daughter” ... Illustrated, etc"

The milkmaid's surprise from "Spring-heel'd Jack: the Terror of London...

This image has been taken from scan 000197 from "Spring-heel'd Jack: the Terror of London. A romance of the nineteenth century, by the author of the “Confederate's Daughter” ... Illustrated, etc". The title and... more

Belle of Baltimore Surprise Candy - Sold wholesale by Darby & Co., 325 West Baltimore St., Baltimore, Md.

Belle of Baltimore Surprise Candy - Sold wholesale by Darby & Co., 325...

Advertising label illustrated with woman, half-length, holding fan. LOT subject: Confectionery. Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Engraving by Harris, Philadelphia. Caption car... more

A surprise party / W.H. Beard 1872.

A surprise party / W.H. Beard 1872.

Print shows a young boy with a rifle and a dead bird, crawling beneath a fallen tree in the forest that rests at an oblique angle; standing on the trunk of the tree, near the base, is a black bear looking down ... more

Rice's Surprise Party in the great musical extravaganza, "Horrors"

Rice's Surprise Party in the great musical extravaganza, "Horrors"

K8497 U.S. Copyright Office Created and "copyright Metropolitan Litho. Studio, 29 Warren St., N.Y., 1879." J.E. Jackson, agent. Signed: R. Muller. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Rice's Surprise Party

Rice's Surprise Party

K13136 U.S. Copyright Office Created and "copyright Metropolitan Litho. Studio, 29 Warren St., N.Y., 1879." J.E. Jackson, agent. Signed: R. Muller. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Dottie and Lottie. I've lost my job, Dottie, it was like this : I was showing a velvet opera cloak ...

Dottie and Lottie. I've lost my job, Dottie, it was like this : I was ...

Preparatory sketches for "Dottie and Lottie." Gift; Mrs. Peter Grant; 1940; (DLC/PP-1940:008). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress).

[Lady and man with side whiskers surprised by playful elephant]

[Lady and man with side whiskers surprised by playful elephant]

Title devised by cataloger. No publication information. Gift; Mrs. Peter Grant; 1940; (DLC/PP-1940:008). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress).

Ulysses passing Coney Island

Ulysses passing Coney Island

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.

Surprise from "Gleanings from Popular Authors grave and gay. [In prose and verse.] Illustrated"

Surprise from "Gleanings from Popular Authors grave and gay. [In prose...

This image has been taken from scan 000336 from "Gleanings from Popular Authors grave and gay. [In prose and verse.] Illustrated". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, create... more

[Woman embracing ghostly man to the surprise of onlookers]

[Woman embracing ghostly man to the surprise of onlookers]

Title devised by cataloger. (DLC/PP-1932:0042). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: "The Mystery of Holcomb Hall" by Carlslad, Life, 4:331 (Dec. 11, 1884).

[Man with document greeting wife or friend and others in crowded study]

[Man with document greeting wife or friend and others in crowded study...

Title devised by cataloger. No publication information. (DLC/PP-1932:0039). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress).

A surprise to themselves / Gillam.

A surprise to themselves / Gillam.

Illustration shows, at center, a Mahdi soldier and a Chinese soldier gloating over recent victories; on the left the British army is routed by Mahdi forces in the Sudan, and on the right, the French army is rou... more

The next reception of the Chinese Embassy. The Washington hog will not take them by surprise again

The next reception of the Chinese Embassy. The Washington hog will not...

Satire on ill manners of Washingtonians showing guests at a social reception looking in dismay as Chinese hosts prepare tough and pig sty for thier food.

Washington cook (to mistress in the hall)--"Shure, ye can't come in. We've gone into executive session, and we're cookin up something to surprise ye"

Washington cook (to mistress in the hall)--"Shure, ye can't come in. W...

Title on verso. (DLC/PP-1932:0029). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: Harper's weekly, 32:36 (Jan. 14, 1888).

surprise from "Thrilling Life Stories for the Masses"

surprise from "Thrilling Life Stories for the Masses"

This image has been taken from scan 000039 from volume 11 of "Thrilling Life Stories for the Masses". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the British Lib... more

The only thing that would scare our thick-skinned senators / C.J. Taylor.

The only thing that would scare our thick-skinned senators / C.J. Tayl...

Print shows the U.S. Senate chamber reduced to pandemonium when a Senate Page announces the unexpected arrival of "Investigators Lexow and Goff"; among the senators scrambling for cover are Arthur P. Gorman, Ma... more

Surprise
A dying light / Keppler.

A dying light / Keppler.

Print shows the horrified ghost of "Charles V" as he observes Práxedes M. Sagasta filling an oil lamp labeled "Spanish Honor" from a container labeled "Bombast"; the lamp sits on a map labeled "Map of Spain" on... more

Chas. H. Yale's fantastic spectacle, The evil eye, or The many, merry mishaps of Nid and the weird, wonderful wanderings of Nod

Chas. H. Yale's fantastic spectacle, The evil eye, or The many, merry ...

D5955 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: Delight bewilders and all sorrows fly 'tis a jolly world with "The evil eye." Created and "copyright, 1900, by The U.S. Printing Co., Russell-Morgan Print, Cincinnati & New ... more

Puck Easter / L.M. Glackens.

Puck Easter / L.M. Glackens.

Illustration shows a young woman walking arm in arm with a rabbit carrying a basket of Easter eggs; a tonsured monk standing in the background is startled by what he sees.

Northern Surprise and Jessamy, sire and mother of Americas' best coursing hounds. Lowes Kennels, Lawrence, Kansas

Northern Surprise and Jessamy, sire and mother of Americas' best cours...

Stereo copyrighted by William H. Rau. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf. Dogs.

[Russian General Kuropatkin in a sack]

[Russian General Kuropatkin in a sack]

Print shows Russian General Alekseĭ Nikolaevich Kuropatkin wrapped up in a sack with two horrified Russian officers standing next to him. Title devised by Library staff. Signed on block by artist in lower left,... more

A Christmas joke with a point to it / Hassman̄.

A Christmas joke with a point to it / Hassman̄.

Illustration shows the interior of a frontier cabin where a long table is set for a Christmas turkey dinner; around the table are seated several people, some of whom are surprised to discover an arrow stuck in ... more

A surprise party at Oyster Bay / Keppler.

A surprise party at Oyster Bay / Keppler.

Illustration shows a group of men making a surprise nighttime visit to Theodore Roosevelt, wearing pajamas, at Oyster Bay; Edward H. Harriman carries a basket of lemons and James R. Day carries a basket of "Mor... more

The Teddyfication of the White House / Albert Levering 09.

The Teddyfication of the White House / Albert Levering 09.

Illustration shows William H. Taft "Bill" standing in shock in a large room at the White House where all the furnishings, from animal skin rugs to lamp shades, andirons to woodcarvings and the faces in painting... more

A Pleasant Surprise

A Pleasant Surprise

Berryman Political Cartoon Collection

[Whitaker's jaw dropped and his eyes widened with wonder and pity]

[Whitaker's jaw dropped and his eyes widened with wonder and pity]

No accession number. Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published as frontispiece for: The Destroying Angel / Louis Joseph Vance. Boston : Little, Brown & Co., 1912.

Old home weak / Gordon Grant '13.

Old home weak / Gordon Grant '13.

Illustration shows four elderly men and two elderly women watching a fashionably dressed young woman as she walks down the sidewalk. Title from item. Illus. in: Puck, v. 74, no. 1911 (1913 October 15), cover. C... more

"Now will you believe me?" / L.M. Glackens.

"Now will you believe me?" / L.M. Glackens.

Illustration shows a young boy showing his younger siblings a Santa Claus suit in a wardrobe to convince them that Santa Claus does not exist.

How times have changed! / Keppler.

How times have changed! / Keppler.

Illustration shows Uncle Sam sitting on a throne, reading a "Petition of the Railroads for Permission to Raise Rates" while diminutive representatives of railroad companies stand before him; the ghost of Cornel... more

Those awful moments : the wrong flat

Those awful moments : the wrong flat

(DLC/PP-1938:0086). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: Life, 65:119 (Jan. 21, 1915).

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Road, Newport, Rhode Island. Stone buildings and stone fence]

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Ro...

No. 1100. No. 353. Title and date information provided by Sam Watters, 2012. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Road, Newport, Rhode Island. Farmer cottages]

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Ro...

No. 1082. No. 342, variant. Title and date information provided by Sam Watters, 2012. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Road, Newport, Rhode Island. Terrace and superintendent's house with stone hillside in distance]

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Ro...

No. R.I. 1083. No. 343. Title and date information provided by Sam Watters, 2012. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Road, Newport, Rhode Island. Men loading sacks of grain from truck in courtyard into second floor doorway of barn]

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Ro...

No. R.I. 1095. No. 350. Title and date information provided by Sam Watters, 2012. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Road, Newport, Rhode Island. Detail of mural, "The Milk Toast", exterior wall]

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Ro...

Mural of an Italian Renaissance couple toasting each other. The words "Mistress" and "Master" appear above their heads; "The Milk Toast" is written below the glasses. Mural painted by Joseph Lindon Smith. No. R... more

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Road, Newport, Rhode Island. Courtyard and stone buildings]

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Ro...

No. R.I. 1085. No. 345. Title and date information provided by Sam Watters, 2012. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Road, Newport, Rhode Island. Entrance pathway]

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Ro...

No. R.I. 1075. No. 339. Title and date information provided by Sam Watters, 2012. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Road, Newport, Rhode Island. Courtyard with wagon and team and African American workman]

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Ro...

No. R.I. 1094. No. 349. Title and date information provided by Sam Watters, 2012. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Road, Newport, Rhode Island. Stone cottages through archway]

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Ro...

No. R.I. 1088. No. 17. Title and date information provided by Sam Watters, 2012. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Road, Newport, Rhode Island. Terrace, walls, pathway leading along stone hillside]

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Ro...

No. R.I. 1084. No. 344. Title and date information provided by Sam Watters, 2012. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Road, Newport, Rhode Island. Mural of carpenter on exterior of carpenter shop]

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Ro...

Mural of Renaissance carpenter by Joseph Lindon Smith. No. R.I. 1098. Title and date information provided by Sam Watters, 2012. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Road, Newport, Rhode Island. ]

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Ro...

Title and date information provided by Sam Watters, 2012. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Road, Newport, Rhode Island. Terrace and superintendent's house with view of stone hillside in distance]

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Ro...

No. 1083. Title and date information provided by Sam Watters, 2012. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Road, Newport, Rhode Island. Detail of murals]

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Ro...

Two murals of chickens and one of a pig, probably by Joseph Lindon Smith. No. R.I. 1101. No. 355. Title and date information provided by Sam Watters, 2012. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (L... more

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Road, Newport, Rhode Island. Courtyard and stone buildings]

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Ro...

No. 1079. Title and date information provided by Sam Watters, 2012. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

Aided by the surprise of his onslaught, Lanyard succeeded in disarming the spy

Aided by the surprise of his onslaught, Lanyard succeeded in disarming...

(DLC/PP-1934:0045). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: "The False Faces" by Louis Joseph Vance, Saturday evening post, 190:23 (Nov. 10, 1917).

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Road, Newport, Rhode Island. Detail of mural, exterior of building]

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Ro...

Mural of a cow and two calves probably by Joseph Lindon Smith. No. R.I. 1100A. No. 354. Title and date information provided by Sam Watters, 2012. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Road, Newport, Rhode Island. Courtyard and stone buildings]

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Ro...

No. 1079-b. Title and date information provided by Sam Watters, 2012. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Road, Newport, Rhode Island. Detail of masonry with turret in background]

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Ro...

No. R.I. 1087. No. 346. Title and date information provided by Sam Watters, 2012. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

Balloons - In the Theatre of Operations - Italian Observation Balloons keep vigilent eye on enemy. Italian observation balloon attached to a small steamer which can patrol the coast. The observers are up practically all the time, and the Austrians have no opportunity to spring a surprise attack

Balloons - In the Theatre of Operations - Italian Observation Balloons...

Photographer: Helen W.J. Kirtland Balloons - In the Theatre of Operations

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Road, Newport, Rhode Island. Farmer cottages]

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Ro...

No. 1081b. Title and date information provided by Sam Watters, 2012. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Road, Newport, Rhode Island. Farmer cottages]

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Ro...

No. 1081a. Title and date information provided by Sam Watters, 2012. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Road, Newport, Rhode Island. Detail of mural, "The Milk Toast", exterior wall]

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Ro...

Mural of an Italian Renaissance couple toasting each other. The words "Mistress" and "Master" appear above their heads; "The Milk Toast" is written below the glasses. Mural painted by Joseph Lindon Smith. No. R... more

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Road, Newport, Rhode Island. Detail of masonry]

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Ro...

No. R.I. 1100. No. 353. Title and date information provided by Sam Watters, 2012. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Road, Newport, Rhode Island. Entrance pathway]

["Surprise Valley Farm," Arthur Curtiss James property, Beacon Hill Ro...

No. 1075-1. Title and date information provided by Sam Watters, 2012. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).