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[A willing letter writer]

Print shows a man with two women, one of the women is writing a letter.

Gyokkashi eimo

Print shows Gyokkashi Eimo, a young girl with a talent for calligraphy, and a young woman, her writing instructor, sitting next to a low table; fans and brushes hang in the background, more fans lie on the floo... more

Kesagozen

Print shows a domestic scene with a man sitting on the floor holding writing implements and Kesa Gozen standing nearby, her hair down, having just washed it, hanging a piece of cloth to dry, also a washbasin near them.

Cyōjiya cyōzan

Print shows the courtesan Chōzan of Chōji-ya sitting next to a writing table with an attendant burning incense on a hibachi.

I'll tell you what! That "such things are" we must allow, but such things never were till now / / H. Wigstead, delt.

Print shows playwright Elizabeth Inchbald writing "puffs" at a table with a bottle of gin and the writings of Aristotle, Rochester, and Congreve as a dog defecates on a paper on the floor. The title refers to t... more

Inu no koku

Print shows a young woman sitting on a mat, holding a long scroll and writing materials, she has turned to the left to speak with a young servant or apprentice kneeling behind her.

Sayogoromo misa tatejima

Print shows a woman, full-length portrait, seated, facing right, with scroll and brush, writing; also, shows folded striped fabric in upper left corner.

Yushima shōkintei

Print shows women serving tea to men in a tearoom, drinking tea, reading, and writing; view of Edo through opening in rear.

President Wilson and Joseph Tumulty

Local Accession Number: 1007..Description: Photo of the President Wilson and Joseph Tumulty in the White House...Photographer: Harris and Ewing..Source: Research Library, 20th Century Fox..Size: 6.5x9, 8x10..Me... more

President Wilson and Joseph Tumulty

Local Accession Number: 1007..Description: Photo of the President Wilson and Joseph Tumulty in the White House...Photographer: Harris and Ewing..Source: Research Library, 20th Century Fox..Size: 6.5x9, 8x10..Me... more

President Wilson and Joseph Tumulty

Local Accession Number: 1007..Description: Photo of the President Wilson and Joseph Tumulty in the White House...Photographer: Harris and Ewing..Source: Research Library, 20th Century Fox..Size: 6.5x9, 8x10..Me... more

War views. No. 1501, Camp life, Army of the Potomac - writing to friends at home

Stereograph shows Union soldiers sitting at a long table, writing letters, one man, in the foreground, appears to be sewing.

Zaravshanskii okrug. Urok chistopisaniia

Photograph shows a Jewish man surrounded by four young boys.

Young America in the nursery

Three girls reading, writing, etc., at table, with boy lying under the table, stereograph viewer on table, and baby lying on floor.

Sugawara no Michizane

Print shows Sugawara Michizane, full-length, standing next to a tree beneath a full moon, writing poetry.

Gen. U.S. Grant writing his memoirs, Mount McGregor, June 27th, 1885

Ulysses Grant, three-quarter length portrait, seated in rattan chair, writing memoirs, at Mount McGregor near Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

A hard student

Boy seated, with finger on text, while writing with his other hand.

[Manuscript Book mural in Evolution of the Book series, John W. Alexander. Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building, Washington, D.C.]

Photo of one part of a six-part mural on the history of the book; after conservation of the mural. Depicts a monk illustrating a manuscript, with two monks in background.

Evolution of the book, east corridor. Manuscript book / J.W. Alexander, artist.

Photo of mural in the Library of Congress Jefferson Building depicting a monk illustrating a manuscript, with two monks in background.

[Peggy Lee writing]

Photograph shows the daughter of Francis Watts Lee and Agnes Lee.

"Dearest Annie,-- to-morrow we move on toward Santiago where we expect a hard battle"

American soldier writing a letter, during the Philippine Insurrection.

Portrait of Senator Chauncey Depew

Chauncey Depew (April 23, 1834- April 5, 1928) was a United States Senator from New York serving between 1899 and 1911...Ca. 1900

Portrait of Senator Chauncey Depew

Chauncey Depew (April 23, 1834- April 5, 1928) was a United States Senator from New York serving between 1899 and 1911...Ca. 1900

Captain Robert F. Scott writing in his diary

Photograph shows Captain Robert F. Scott, sitting at a table in his quarters, writing in his diary, during the British Antarctic Expedition.

Boy Scouts at Hunter's Island. Writing to the folks at home

Boy writing letter and three other boys in tent, Hunter's Island, New York.

President Wilson and Joseph Tumulty

Local Accession Number: 1007..Description: Photo of the President Wilson and Joseph Tumulty in the White House...Photographer: Harris and Ewing..Source: Research Library, 20th Century Fox..Size: 6.5x9, 8x10..Me... more

Rex Beach, Lake Hopatcong, N.J.

Rex Beach, full-length portrait, seated at table, facing slightly right, writing.

New Year resolutions - till they melt! / Leighton Budd.

Illustration shows two young women stopping in the snow so that one of them can write her New Year's resolutions in the snow, "1913 No Jealousy No Anger No Flirt"; it is unclear whether she intends to say flirt... more

Convalescent British soldiers in France having a rest in a recreation room in a hut provided for them by the B.R.C.S.

This photograph shows a lot of convalescent soldiers sitting at long tables which extend the length of the recreation hut. They are reading and writing letters. There have been attempts, presumably by the Red C... more

Letter home!

A Scottish soldier writing a letter. He is sitting on the top step of a spiral staircase leading to nowhere. The staircase has either been taken from a building and placed outside, or it is the only remnant of ... more

Gas sentry writes a field postcard to his folks at home

A soldier on sentry duty beside a ruined building is leaning against the wall writing a card. There is a notice saying 'Gas Alert' nailed on the wall of the building. Clearly there is no immediate danger of gas... more

Writing home

Soldier writing a letter, Messines, Belgium, 1917. A young soldier reclines on the ground. He is writing on a small piece of paper, possibly a letter home. He is using a block of wood as a makeshift writing des... more

Gunner writing a letter home

A man sits on some rough wooden planks, next to a pile of sandbags, and smokes a pipe as he concentrates on writing. In the background another man, also busy writing, has noticed the photographer and pauses to ... more

The spirit of War Camp Community Service

Poster showing a large group of sailors and soldiers seated at a massive table, writing.

Are the folks at home backing us up? Are you[?] Buy more Liberty bonds

Poster showing a soldier writing a letter by candlelight.