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[A variety of artillery pieces and other ordnance]

[A variety of artillery pieces and other ordnance]

Print shows cannons and mortars at a fortress. Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: A treatise on artillery ... / John Muller. Philadelphia : Printed by Styner and Cist, for J. Norman, 1779, p. frontispie... more

Bowles's new and accurate map of the world, or Terrestrial globe : laid down from the best observations and newest discoveries particularly those lately made in the south seas by Anson, Byron, Wallis, Bouganville, Cook, and other celebrated circumnavigators, illustrated with a variety of useful projections and representations of the heavenly bodies the most approved astronomical and geographical definitions tables, and problems with an easy and familiar explanation of the most curious and interesting phoenomena in the universal system.

Bowles's new and accurate map of the world, or Terrestrial globe : lai...

Shows various expedition routes. Relief shown pictorially. Includes text and col. ill. Ancillary maps: Solar system -- Northern hemisphere -- Southern hemisphere -- Astronomical latitude and longitude analemma ... more

The complete system of English country dancing, containing all the figures ever used in English country dancing, with a variety of new figures, and new reels ...

The complete system of English country dancing, containing all the fig...

Originally published in 1808 and expanded in 1811 under the title An analysis of country dancing, this edition borrows extensively from earlier editions. As with earlier editions, the figures for English count... more

[The Spiritual Songster: containing a variety of camp-meeting and other hymns (Frederick-town, Md. 1819) No illus.]

[The Spiritual Songster: containing a variety of camp-meeting and othe...

Title page from 1st ed. Reference copy may be in LOT 4617. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: RBD; Shelf.

Taming of the Shrew from "The Works of Shakspeare; from the text of Johnson, Steevens, and Reed. With a biographical memoir, and a variety of interesting matter, illustrative of his life and writings. By W. Harvey"

Taming of the Shrew from "The Works of Shakspeare; from the text of Jo...

This image has been taken from scan 000300 from "The Works of Shakspeare; from the text of Johnson, Steevens, and Reed. With a biographical memoir, and a variety of interesting matter, illustrative of his life ... more

Falcoln Tavern from "The Works of Shakspeare; from the text of Johnson, Steevens, and Reed. With a biographical memoir, and a variety of interesting matter, illustrative of his life and writings. By W. Harvey"

Falcoln Tavern from "The Works of Shakspeare; from the text of Johnson...

This image has been taken from scan 000022 from "The Works of Shakspeare; from the text of Johnson, Steevens, and Reed. With a biographical memoir, and a variety of interesting matter, illustrative of his life ... more

Twelfth Night from "The Works of Shakspeare; from the text of Johnson, Steevens, and Reed. With a biographical memoir, and a variety of interesting matter, illustrative of his life and writings. By W. Harvey"

Twelfth Night from "The Works of Shakspeare; from the text of Johnson,...

This image has been taken from scan 000145 from "The Works of Shakspeare; from the text of Johnson, Steevens, and Reed. With a biographical memoir, and a variety of interesting matter, illustrative of his life ... more

Comedy from "The Works of Shakspeare; from the text of Johnson, Steevens, and Reed. With a biographical memoir, and a variety of interesting matter, illustrative of his life and writings. By W. Harvey"

Comedy from "The Works of Shakspeare; from the text of Johnson, Steeve...

This image has been taken from scan 000344 from "The Works of Shakspeare; from the text of Johnson, Steevens, and Reed. With a biographical memoir, and a variety of interesting matter, illustrative of his life ... more

Hamlet from "The Works of Shakspeare; from the text of Johnson, Steevens, and Reed. With a biographical memoir, and a variety of interesting matter, illustrative of his life and writings. By W. Harvey"

Hamlet from "The Works of Shakspeare; from the text of Johnson, Steeve...

This image has been taken from scan 000835 from "The Works of Shakspeare; from the text of Johnson, Steevens, and Reed. With a biographical memoir, and a variety of interesting matter, illustrative of his life ... more

Westminster from "The Works of Shakspeare; from the text of Johnson, Steevens, and Reed. With a biographical memoir, and a variety of interesting matter, illustrative of his life and writings. By W. Harvey"

Westminster from "The Works of Shakspeare; from the text of Johnson, S...

This image has been taken from scan 000025 from "The Works of Shakspeare; from the text of Johnson, Steevens, and Reed. With a biographical memoir, and a variety of interesting matter, illustrative of his life ... more

Tomb from "The Works of Shakspeare; from the text of Johnson, Steevens, and Reed. With a biographical memoir, and a variety of interesting matter, illustrative of his life and writings. By W. Harvey"

Tomb from "The Works of Shakspeare; from the text of Johnson, Steevens...

This image has been taken from scan 000812 from "The Works of Shakspeare; from the text of Johnson, Steevens, and Reed. With a biographical memoir, and a variety of interesting matter, illustrative of his life ... more

Two Gentlemen of Verona from "The Works of Shakspeare; from the text of Johnson, Steevens, and Reed. With a biographical memoir, and a variety of interesting matter, illustrative of his life and writings. By W. Harvey"

Two Gentlemen of Verona from "The Works of Shakspeare; from the text o...

This image has been taken from scan 000109 from "The Works of Shakspeare; from the text of Johnson, Steevens, and Reed. With a biographical memoir, and a variety of interesting matter, illustrative of his life ... more

rustic from "The Works of Shakspeare; from the text of Johnson, Steevens, and Reed. With a biographical memoir, and a variety of interesting matter, illustrative of his life and writings. By W. Harvey"

rustic from "The Works of Shakspeare; from the text of Johnson, Steeve...

This image has been taken from scan 000934 from "The Works of Shakspeare; from the text of Johnson, Steevens, and Reed. With a biographical memoir, and a variety of interesting matter, illustrative of his life ... more

Desdemona from "The Works of Shakspeare; from the text of Johnson, Steevens, and Reed. With a biographical memoir, and a variety of interesting matter, illustrative of his life and writings. By W. Harvey"

Desdemona from "The Works of Shakspeare; from the text of Johnson, Ste...

This image has been taken from scan 000864 from "The Works of Shakspeare; from the text of Johnson, Steevens, and Reed. With a biographical memoir, and a variety of interesting matter, illustrative of his life ... more

coat from "The History and Gazetteer of the County of Derby: drawn up from actual observation, and the best authorities; containing a variety of geological, mineralogical, commercial and statistical information. Illustrated by a map of the county, and numerous copper-plate and wood engravings by the first artists. The materials collected by the publisher, S. Glover. Edited by Thomas Noble"

coat from "The History and Gazetteer of the County of Derby: drawn up ...

This image has been taken from scan 000065 from volume 02 of "The History and Gazetteer of the County of Derby: drawn up from actual observation, and the best authorities; containing a variety of geological, mi... more

coat from "The History and Gazetteer of the County of Derby: drawn up from actual observation, and the best authorities; containing a variety of geological, mineralogical, commercial and statistical information. Illustrated by a map of the county, and numerous copper-plate and wood engravings by the first artists. The materials collected by the publisher, S. Glover. Edited by Thomas Noble"

coat from "The History and Gazetteer of the County of Derby: drawn up ...

This image has been taken from scan 000115 from volume 02 of "The History and Gazetteer of the County of Derby: drawn up from actual observation, and the best authorities; containing a variety of geological, mi... more

National Calendar; containing a list of all the officers and agents, civil, military, and naval, of the United States; with the duties, compensation, and place of employment of each officer; to which is added a variety of statistical, and other

National Calendar; containing a list of all the officers and agents, c...

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 194, Folder 10. Copy scanned: 1

coat from "The History and Gazetteer of the County of Derby: drawn up from actual observation, and the best authorities; containing a variety of geological, mineralogical, commercial and statistical information. Illustrated by a map of the county, and numerous copper-plate and wood engravings by the first artists. The materials collected by the publisher, S. Glover. Edited by Thomas Noble"

coat from "The History and Gazetteer of the County of Derby: drawn up ...

This image has been taken from scan 000637 from volume 02 of "The History and Gazetteer of the County of Derby: drawn up from actual observation, and the best authorities; containing a variety of geological, mi... more

fauna from "The History and Gazetteer of the County of Derby: drawn up from actual observation, and the best authorities; containing a variety of geological, mineralogical, commercial and statistical information. Illustrated by a map of the county, and numerous copper-plate and wood engravings by the first artists. The materials collected by the publisher, S. Glover. Edited by Thomas Noble"

fauna from "The History and Gazetteer of the County of Derby: drawn up...

This image has been taken from scan 000212 from volume 01 of "The History and Gazetteer of the County of Derby: drawn up from actual observation, and the best authorities; containing a variety of geological, mi... more

scanned image from "The New Sailing Directory for the Ethiopic or Southern Atlantic Ocean; including the Coasts of Brazil, &c. to the Rio de la Plata, the Coast thence to Cape Horn, and the African Coast to the Cape of Good Hope, &c. ... Composed and arranged from a great variety of documents"

scanned image from "The New Sailing Directory for the Ethiopic or Sout...

This image has been taken from scan 000300 from "The New Sailing Directory for the Ethiopic or Southern Atlantic Ocean; including the Coasts of Brazil, &c. to the Rio de la Plata, the Coast thence to Cape Horn,... more

scanned image from "The New Sailing Directory for the Ethiopic or Southern Atlantic Ocean; including the Coasts of Brazil, &c. to the Rio de la Plata, the Coast thence to Cape Horn, and the African Coast to the Cape of Good Hope, &c. ... Composed and arranged from a great variety of documents"

scanned image from "The New Sailing Directory for the Ethiopic or Sout...

This image has been taken from scan 000432 from "The New Sailing Directory for the Ethiopic or Southern Atlantic Ocean; including the Coasts of Brazil, &c. to the Rio de la Plata, the Coast thence to Cape Horn,... more

map from "The New Sailing Directory for the Ethiopic or Southern Atlantic Ocean; including the Coasts of Brazil, &c. to the Rio de la Plata, the Coast thence to Cape Horn, and the African Coast to the Cape of Good Hope, &c. ... Composed and arranged from a great variety of documents"

map from "The New Sailing Directory for the Ethiopic or Southern Atlan...

This image has been taken from scan 000033 from "The New Sailing Directory for the Ethiopic or Southern Atlantic Ocean; including the Coasts of Brazil, &c. to the Rio de la Plata, the Coast thence to Cape Horn,... more

West Indies from "The Colombian Navigator or Sailing Directory for the American Coasts and the West-Indies. Volume the third. Comprehending ... the ... navigation of the Caribbean ... Sea, ... the Caribbee Islands, ... the Bay ... of Honduras ... Composed ... from a great variety of documents, ... especially, A ... translation of the “Derrotero de las Antillas” by A. Livingston ... Second edition ... enlarged. vol. 3"

West Indies from "The Colombian Navigator or Sailing Directory for the...

This image has been taken from scan 000097 from "The Colombian Navigator or Sailing Directory for the American Coasts and the West-Indies. Volume the third. Comprehending ... the ... navigation of the Caribbean... more

scanned image from "The Colombian Navigator or Sailing Directory for the American Coasts and the West-Indies. Volume the third. Comprehending ... the ... navigation of the Caribbean ... Sea, ... the Caribbee Islands, ... the Bay ... of Honduras ... Composed ... from a great variety of documents, ... especially, A ... translation of the “Derrotero de las Antillas” by A. Livingston ... Second edition ... enlarged. vol. 3"

scanned image from "The Colombian Navigator or Sailing Directory for t...

This image has been taken from scan 000163 from "The Colombian Navigator or Sailing Directory for the American Coasts and the West-Indies. Volume the third. Comprehending ... the ... navigation of the Caribbean... more

scanned image from "The Colombian Navigator or Sailing Directory for the American Coasts and the West-Indies. Volume the third. Comprehending ... the ... navigation of the Caribbean ... Sea, ... the Caribbee Islands, ... the Bay ... of Honduras ... Composed ... from a great variety of documents, ... especially, A ... translation of the “Derrotero de las Antillas” by A. Livingston ... Second edition ... enlarged. vol. 3"

scanned image from "The Colombian Navigator or Sailing Directory for t...

This image has been taken from scan 000095 from "The Colombian Navigator or Sailing Directory for the American Coasts and the West-Indies. Volume the third. Comprehending ... the ... navigation of the Caribbean... more

scanned image from "The Colombian Navigator or Sailing Directory for the American Coasts and the West-Indies. Volume the third. Comprehending ... the ... navigation of the Caribbean ... Sea, ... the Caribbee Islands, ... the Bay ... of Honduras ... Composed ... from a great variety of documents, ... especially, A ... translation of the “Derrotero de las Antillas” by A. Livingston ... Second edition ... enlarged. vol. 3"

scanned image from "The Colombian Navigator or Sailing Directory for t...

This image has been taken from scan 000174 from "The Colombian Navigator or Sailing Directory for the American Coasts and the West-Indies. Volume the third. Comprehending ... the ... navigation of the Caribbean... more

scanned image from "[The New Sailing Directory for the Ethiopic or Southern Atlantic Ocean; including the Coasts of Brazil, &c. to the Rio de la Plata, the Coast thence to Cape Horn, and the African Coast to the Cape of Good Hope, &c. ... Composed and arranged from a great variety of documents.]"

scanned image from "[The New Sailing Directory for the Ethiopic or Sou...

This image has been taken from scan 000494 from "[The New Sailing Directory for the Ethiopic or Southern Atlantic Ocean; including the Coasts of Brazil, &c. to the Rio de la Plata, the Coast thence to Cape Horn... more

scanned image from "[The New Sailing Directory for the Ethiopic or Southern Atlantic Ocean; including the Coasts of Brazil, &c. to the Rio de la Plata, the Coast thence to Cape Horn, and the African Coast to the Cape of Good Hope, &c. ... Composed and arranged from a great variety of documents.]"

scanned image from "[The New Sailing Directory for the Ethiopic or Sou...

This image has been taken from scan 000502 from "[The New Sailing Directory for the Ethiopic or Southern Atlantic Ocean; including the Coasts of Brazil, &c. to the Rio de la Plata, the Coast thence to Cape Horn... more

map from "[The New Sailing Directory for the Ethiopic or Southern Atlantic Ocean; including the Coasts of Brazil, &c. to the Rio de la Plata, the Coast thence to Cape Horn, and the African Coast to the Cape of Good Hope, &c. ... Composed and arranged from a great variety of documents.]"

map from "[The New Sailing Directory for the Ethiopic or Southern Atla...

This image has been taken from scan 000037 from "[The New Sailing Directory for the Ethiopic or Southern Atlantic Ocean; including the Coasts of Brazil, &c. to the Rio de la Plata, the Coast thence to Cape Horn... more

coat of arms from "Sayer's History of Westmoreland, containing the substance of all the remarkable events recorded by Burn and Nicolson, together with a variety of ... information from ancient MSS. ... With illustrations by T. Gilks"

coat of arms from "Sayer's History of Westmoreland, containing the sub...

This image has been taken from scan 000002 from "Sayer's History of Westmoreland, containing the substance of all the remarkable events recorded by Burn and Nicolson, together with a variety of ... information ... more

Howe's complete ball-room hand book, containing upwards of three hundred dances, including all the latest and most fashionable dances ... with elegant illustrations, and full explanation and every variety of the latest and most approved figures, and calls for the different changes, and rules on deportment and the toilet, and the etiquette of dancing.

Howe's complete ball-room hand book, containing upwards of three hundr...

To demonstrate the authority of this manual, the publisher claims the author to be American inventor, Elias Howe. Similar to many other dance manuals published throughout the nineteenth century, this book is a ... more

Browning & Jenkins, will open their importation of French hats, also a variety of their own manufacture, on Friday, Oct. 4th, 1861. 249 Washington Street. Boston.

Browning & Jenkins, will open their importation of French hats, also a...

Page Order: Leaflet 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 68, Folder 21a.

[Variety of barricades in use near Petersburg, Virginia]

[Variety of barricades in use near Petersburg, Virginia]

No. B711. Title devised by Library staff. Mounted with five other photographs under the general caption: Views on the Petersburg lines. Forms part of: Civil War Photographs (Anthony-Taylor-Rand-Ordway-Eton collection).

Having perfected all their arrangements, are now prepared to manufacture for the trade envelopes of every variety ... Boston, 1865.

Having perfected all their arrangements, are now prepared to manufactu...

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 71, Folder 55.

A. H. Sanborn's New York oyster house, No. 7 Bromfield Street, Boston. Every variety New York oysters will be kept ... [14 Mar. 1868].

A. H. Sanborn's New York oyster house, No. 7 Bromfield Street, Boston....

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 72, Folder 37.

"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.

Glenroy Bros.

Glenroy Bros.

From Raff & Gammon price list: Farcical pugilists in costume. 15.00. Copyright: no reg. Performers: Glenroy Brothers. Camera, William Heise. Duration: 0:18 at 30 fps. MAVIS 180327. Filmed October 6, 1894, in Ed... more

Hadj Cheriff /

Hadj Cheriff /

Copyright: no reg. Performer: Hadji L. Cheriff. Camera, William Heise. Duration: 0:19 at 30 fps. MAVIS 179351. Filmed October 6, 1894, in Edison's Black Maria studio. Available also through the Library of Congr... more

The thick-skin variety / Kep.

The thick-skin variety / Kep.

Illustration shows the heads of Chauncey M. Depew labeled "Compliments of New York" and Thomas C. Platt labeled "From the Empire State" on desks in the "U.S. Senate" chamber, with Uncle Sam scowling in the background.

Variety Act 11: Mac Bull from Philadelphia in His Frightful Loop-the-Loop Ride in His Car (Varietenummer 11: Mac Bull aus Philademphia in Seiner Fürchterlichen Looping the Loop Fahrt im Automobil)

Variety Act 11: Mac Bull from Philadelphia in His Frightful Loop-the-L...

Moriz Jung (Austrian (born Czechoslovakia) Moravia 1885–1915 Manilowa (Carpathians))

Variety Act 5: The Avenger of His Honor (Varietenummer 5: Der Rächer Seiner Ehre)

Variety Act 5: The Avenger of His Honor (Varietenummer 5: Der Rächer S...

Moriz Jung (Austrian (born Czechoslovakia) Moravia 1885–1915 Manilowa (Carpathians))

Variety Act 12: One for All, All for One or a Glimpse through the Keyhole (Varietenummer 12: Eine für Alle, Alle für eine oder ein Blick Durch's Schlüsselloch. Pariser Schwank mit 20 Akten

Variety Act 12: One for All, All for One or a Glimpse through the Keyh...

Moriz Jung (Austrian (born Czechoslovakia) Moravia 1885–1915 Manilowa (Carpathians))

Variety Act 9: Also Mario Brasso, "Leap of Death" Artist (Varietenummer 9: Aldo Mario Brasso, Todessprungkünstler)

Variety Act 9: Also Mario Brasso, "Leap of Death" Artist (Varietenumme...

Moriz Jung (Austrian (born Czechoslovakia) Moravia 1885–1915 Manilowa (Carpathians))

Variety Act 3: 132nd Day of Fasting, A. Lucci the Famous Hunger Artist (Varietenummer 3: 132 Hungertag, A. Lucci der Berühmte Hungerkünstler)

Variety Act 3: 132nd Day of Fasting, A. Lucci the Famous Hunger Artist...

Moriz Jung (Austrian (born Czechoslovakia) Moravia 1885–1915 Manilowa (Carpathians))

Variety Act 2: Mister B. Mouring, The Learned Monkey (Varietenummer 2: Mister B. Mouring der Gelehrte Affe)

Variety Act 2: Mister B. Mouring, The Learned Monkey (Varietenummer 2:...

Rudolf Kalvach (Austrian, Vienna 1883–1932 Kosmanos)

Variety Act 10: Man or Reptile or Razor? (Varietenummer 10: Mensch oder Reptil oder Rasiermesser?)

Variety Act 10: Man or Reptile or Razor? (Varietenummer 10: Mensch ode...

Moriz Jung (Austrian (born Czechoslovakia) Moravia 1885–1915 Manilowa (Carpathians))

Variety Act 1: Maxi the Ichthyosaurus Turned Man (Varietenummer 1: Maxi der Mensch Gewor Dene Ichthyosaurus)

Variety Act 1: Maxi the Ichthyosaurus Turned Man (Varietenummer 1: Max...

Moriz Jung (Austrian (born Czechoslovakia) Moravia 1885–1915 Manilowa (Carpathians))

[Boy sitting on stoop with variety of toys spread out beside him]

[Boy sitting on stoop with variety of toys spread out beside him]

Stereograph shows little boy, wearing sailor suit, sitting on step with toys spread out onto several steps. Copyright 1909 by Underwood & Underwood. Title devised by Library staff.

Field of Melrose variety Spineless Cactus

Field of Melrose variety Spineless Cactus

J184003 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright claimant's address: Los Angeles, Cal. Photographer's address: L.A., Cal. No. 3214. Probably in California, possibly Los Angeles. Copyright deposit; Spineless Cactus Nurse... more

[ Martha Graham declines to take her dance troupe to the Berlin Olympic …]

[ Martha Graham declines to take her dance troupe to the Berlin Olympi...

Reproduced with permission of Martha Graham Resources, a division of The Martha Graham Center of Contemporary Dance, www.marthagraham.org. (Copyright Notice)

Federal WPA Variety Theatre presents vaudeville 9 big acts : Comedy, singing, dancing.

Federal WPA Variety Theatre presents vaudeville 9 big acts : Comedy, s...

Poster for Federal Theatre Project vaudeville show featuring "Tumble In, Redeck & Dexter, Leddy Brothers, Bronson & Delaney, Yvette & Lazar, Emil Jarrow, Dance Parade Review, Lane & Byron, [and] Laing Bros.," s... more

Farm house with orchards in the background near Auburn, California. Farmers haven't had much money in this section to repair houses in the last ten years. They have raised a hard variety of pears which are no longer bought by the eastern markets since new refrigeration methods made the softer varieties shipable. Placer County

Farm house with orchards in the background near Auburn, California. Fa...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Martha Graham

Martha Graham

from Variety, Dec. 31, 1941. review of performances at Concert Theater on Dec. 28 & 29, 1941. Pieces performed were Punch and The Judy, Every soul is a circus, El Penitente, and Letter to the World. (General) R... more

Georgia photographs - Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph.

Georgia photographs - Farm Security Administration / Office of War Inf...

This image is one of the images made by photographers working in Stryker's unit as it existed in a succession of government agencies: the Farm Security Administration (1937-1942). The photographs of the Farm S... more

Georgia photographs - Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph.

Georgia photographs - Farm Security Administration / Office of War Inf...

This image is one of the images made by photographers working in Stryker's unit as it existed in a succession of government agencies: the Farm Security Administration (1937-1942). The photographs of the Farm S... more