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Tetradrachm (Coin) Depicting Quadriga with Bearded Charioteer

Tetradrachm (Coin) Depicting Quadriga with Bearded Charioteer

The tetradrachm (Greek: τετράδραχμον, romanized: tetrádrachmon) was an Ancient Greek silver coin equivalent to four drachmae. In Athens, it replaced the earlier "heraldic" type of didrachms and it was in wide c... more

Tetradrachm (Coin) Depicting the God Zeus

Tetradrachm (Coin) Depicting the God Zeus

The tetradrachm (Greek: τετράδραχμον, romanized: tetrádrachmon) was an Ancient Greek silver coin equivalent to four drachmae. In Athens, it replaced the earlier "heraldic" type of didrachms and it was in wide c... more

Tetradrachm (Coin) Portraying Biga with Mules

Tetradrachm (Coin) Portraying Biga with Mules

The tetradrachm (Greek: τετράδραχμον, romanized: tetrádrachmon) was an Ancient Greek silver coin equivalent to four drachmae. In Athens, it replaced the earlier "heraldic" type of didrachms and it was in wide c... more

The Capitall lawes of New-England, as they stand now in force in the Commonwealth. By the Court, in the years 1641. 1642 ... Printed first in New-England, and reprinted in London for Ben Allen in Popes-head Allen. 1643.

The Capitall lawes of New-England, as they stand now in force in the C...

Positive Photostat.; Title. 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 33, Folder 2.

Fireworks display celebrating the end of the Thirty Years War, Nuremberg, 1650

Fireworks display celebrating the end of the Thirty Years War, Nurembe...

Copy of a print by Peter Troschel after a drawing by Michael Herz. Anonymous

Fireworks display celebrating the end of the Thirty Years War, Nuremberg, 1650

Fireworks display celebrating the end of the Thirty Years War, Nurembe...

Copy of a print by Peter Troschel after a drawing by Michael Herz. Anonymous

Fireworks display celebrating the end of the Thirty Years War, Nuremberg

Fireworks display celebrating the end of the Thirty Years War, Nurembe...

Copy of a print by Peter Troschel after a drawing by Michael Herz. Anonymous

For a hundred years [I have been] a person with no attachments

For a hundred years [I have been] a person with no attachments

Jiun Sonja (Japanese, 1718–1804) Edo period (1615–1868)

A survey of the northern neck of Virginia, being the lands belonging to the Rt. Honourable Thomas Lord Fairfax Baron Cameron, bounded by & within the Bay of Chesapoyocke and between the rivers Rappahannock and Potowmack: With the courses of the rivers Rappahannock and Potowmack, in Virginia, as surveyed according to order in the years 1736 & 1737.

A survey of the northern neck of Virginia, being the lands belonging t...

Scale ca. 1:875,000. Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Annotated to show roads, plantations, counties and towns. AACR2: 651/1;700/1

An account of the remarkable recovery of Mrs. Mary Read, of Rehoboth, to the use of her limbs, of which she had been deprived three years. [Probably printed in Providence 1769].

An account of the remarkable recovery of Mrs. Mary Read, of Rehoboth, ...

Read, Mary. 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 164, Folder 6a.

A plan of part of the rivers Tombecbe, Alabama, Tensa, Perdido, & Scambia in the province of West Florida; with a sketch of the boundary between the nation of upper Creek Indians and that part of the province which is contigious thereto, as settled at the congresses at Pensacola in the years 1765 & 1771.

A plan of part of the rivers Tombecbe, Alabama, Tensa, Perdido, & Scam...

Scale ca. 1:126,720. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown pictorially. Cadastral map. Drawn from the original map in British archives "Col. Off. 5. Vol. 73, pp. 103-104. (Old A.W.I. 276)." Inclu... more

Letter to the inhabitants of the City and Colony of New-York; My friends and fellow-countrymen. I was formerly much engaged in mercantile concerns, but of late years, for the sake of retirement, I have been chiefly employed in cultivating a smal

Letter to the inhabitants of the City and Colony of New-York; My frien...

On verso: S; Nov 22, 1773. 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 105, Folder 12.

Félicité Sophie de Lannion, Duchesse de La Rochefoucauld, at the Age of 29 Years (1745–1830)

Félicité Sophie de Lannion, Duchesse de La Rochefoucauld, at the Age o...

Félicité Sophie de Lannion, born in 1745, daughter of Hyacinthe-Gaëton, comte de Lannion, married François-Alexandre-Frédéric, Duc de Liancourt, later Duc de La Rochefoucauld et d'Estissac in 1764. Jean-Baptist... more

To the freemen and freeholders of the EastWard of the City of New York. Gentlemen, Having had the honor or serving you for three years last past in the office of an assistant, [again offering himself for the office.] [Signed Henry Brevoort. New-

To the freemen and freeholders of the EastWard of the City of New York...

On verso: S; Sept 28, 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 37.

Plan of the city of Philadelphia and its environs shewing its defences during the years 1777 & 1778, together with the siege of Mud Island on the River Delaware.

Plan of the city of Philadelphia and its environs shewing its defences...

Scale ca. 1:14,400. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading. "To the Honble. Sir William Howe K.B. general and commander in chief of all His Majesty's forces within the colonies laying ... more

Taxation royal tyranny, or The errors of the American Congress demonstrated by a geometrical axiom. Suppose the congress emitted two years ago thirteen millions, but now the emissions amount to one hundred and eighty millions of congress paper d

Taxation royal tyranny, or The errors of the American Congress demonst...

Evans 16541.; Imprint 2. 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 145, Folder 24.

Plan of New York and Staten Islands with part of Long Island, survey'd in the years 1781, & 82.

Plan of New York and Staten Islands with part of Long Island, survey'd...

Scale ca. 1:63,360. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Watermark: J. Whatman. Relief shown by shading. Soundings shown in feet. Shows roads and fortifications. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1100 Av... more

To the customers of Thomas's Massachusetts Spy. Kind patrons. The publisher of the Massachusetts Spy was early in life engaged, in the way of his profession, in the service of his country. Sixteen years have now elapsed ... Printing-Office, Worc

To the customers of Thomas's Massachusetts Spy. Kind patrons. The publ...

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 43, Folder 1.

A map of the great river St. John & waters (the first ever published) from the Bay of Fundy, up to St. Anns or Frederick's Town; being little known by white people, until 1783; settled by the American Loyalists, then part of Nova Scotia, now called New Brunswick from an actual survey, made in the years 1784, 85, 86 and 87,

A map of the great river St. John & waters (the first ever published) ...

Scale 1:253,440; 4 miles to the in. Relief shown pictorially. Inset: A plan of the city of St. John. LC copy annotated in brown ink. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Va... more

Eagle Tavern, corner of Broadway & Hamilton St., Albany. We have leased the Eagle Tavern for a term of years and have cleansed and regenerated it from top to bottom ... Alfred Houghton. late of the Steamboatt Knickerbocker. Peter Acker, late of

Eagle Tavern, corner of Broadway & Hamilton St., Albany. We have lease...

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 120, Folder 12.

United States Army, 1806, Officers Years of Service Newspaper Clipping
Delpech's Print Shop

Delpech's Print Shop

The invention of lithography at the end of the 18th century had an immediate and profound impact on the Parisian print market. In just 20 years, 18 lithographic workshops opened in Paris alone. In addition to t... more

... Murder will out !! Truth is mighty and shall prevail! Four years ago I charged General Andrew Jackson, in an address printed and published in Nashville, with various acts of cruelty and dishonesty when acting officially ... [Signed] Jesse Be

... Murder will out !! Truth is mighty and shall prevail! Four years a...

Title.; Political campaign.; Jackson, Andrew. 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 174,... more

Murder will out!! Truth is mighty and shall prevail ! Four years ago I charged General Andrew Jackson, in an address printed and published in Nashville, with various acts of cruelty and dishonesty when acting officially ... Jesse Benton. City Ho

Murder will out!! Truth is mighty and shall prevail ! Four years ago I...

Other Copies in Unclass. Coll.; Title.; Jackson, Andrew. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 3 duplicate copies Printed Ephem... more

Jehial Bryan's patent Daily account of time for thirty years. Utica. Northway & Porter printers. [c. 1829].

Jehial Bryan's patent Daily account of time for thirty years. Utica. N...

On verso: Jehial Bryan's Patent Daily Account of time, Filed Aug 19, 1829. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephem... more

Memory of Washington. People of America! Thirty-six years have rolled away since the body of your beloved Washington was consigned to the humble sepulchre in which it now reposes ... [Washington 1835].

Memory of Washington. People of America! Thirty-six years have rolled ...

On verso: GEG Mr 1 '15. 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 195, Folder 22.

Chart of the Red Sea : comprising the part above Jiddah, on Mercator's Projection, compiled from a stasimetric survey executed in the years 1830, 31, 32 and 33 in the Hon. Company's Ship Palinurus /

Chart of the Red Sea : comprising the part above Jiddah, on Mercator's...

Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. North oriented to upper right. Some cities include names in Arabic. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes 7 mar... more

Lines, on the death of Asa L. Payne, aged 20 years, who lost his life in attempting to give the alarm of fire by ringing the bell at Waterville, Oneida County, N. Y. Dec. 22, 1838, written by a witness of the scene.

Lines, on the death of Asa L. Payne, aged 20 years, who lost his life ...

Verse. 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 118, Folder 35.

The Misses Grierson

The Misses Grierson

David Octavius Hill and Robert Adamson were among the earliest practitioners of photography to be considered true artists, both by contemporary critics and by later photographers and historians. A painter and i... more

[Unidentified man and woman, both about 30 years of age, with a child about two years of age seated on woman's knee, full-length portraits, facing front, seated on chairs on carpet]

[Unidentified man and woman, both about 30 years of age, with a child ...

Scratched on back of plate: 178; 196. Two edges trimmed. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). Produced by Mathew Brady's studio.

[Unidentified man and woman, both about 35 years of age, with a girl about 15 years of age, man and woman three-quarter length portrait, seated, the man nearly facing front, the woman slightly to the left, holding hands; standing between them, facing front, is the girl]

[Unidentified man and woman, both about 35 years of age, with a girl a...

Plate trimmed to oval shape. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). Produced by Mathew Brady's studio.

A sketching party taking their repast, drawn on the spot byJ.R. Smith 1817, and attempted to colour in 1846, 29 years after'd

A sketching party taking their repast, drawn on the spot byJ.R. Smith ...

Drawing shows a group of people sharing food outdoors under a grove of trees. Their sketchpads rest on a rock on the left. (DLC/PP-1995:140.56) Philadelphia Print Shop inventory no. 56. Title from item. Forms ... more

List of Senators of the General Assembly, of the State of Tennessee, convened at Nashville on the furst Monday in October, 1849 - whose election extends for two years from the second day of August, 1849. Prepared by Ramond B. Sloan, for the memb

List of Senators of the General Assembly, of the State of Tennessee, c...

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 175, Folder 9.

Chief Charlie Snakelum with his wife, Ebey's Landing National Historical Reserve, 2014.

Chief Charlie Snakelum with his wife, Ebey's Landing National Historic...

NPS Collection photo: The famous Chief Charlie Snakelum's canoe can be seen in the background. Believed to be acquired by Snakelum in the early 1850's and passed down to his eldest son of the same name, the can... more

[Unidentified man, about 40 years of age and a boy about 14 years of age, full-length portraits, nearly facing front, the man, seated, looking slightly to the left, his arm around the waist of the boy standing to the left, looking slightly to the right]

[Unidentified man, about 40 years of age and a boy about 14 years of a...

Scratched on back of plate: 508(X). Hallmark: Rinhart 2. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). Produced by Mathew Brady's studio.

Slavery! Wanted immediately, 300 able-bodied laborers! Above the age of 25 years to assist the present fire department in working their several machines, for which a liberal compensation will be allowed for their services. Those from the County

Slavery! Wanted immediately, 300 able-bodied laborers! Above the age o...

On verso: 10-98-1009.1.60.23.; MC# 09-82-038.148. 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 ... more

The Baltic Medal, Issued to the Fleet Concerned in the Baltic Waters During the Years 1854–55

The Baltic Medal, Issued to the Fleet Concerned in the Baltic Waters D...

Medalist (obverse): William Wyon (British, Birmingham 1795–1851 Brighton)

Shozokuenoki Tree at Oji: Fox–fires on New Years Eve

Shozokuenoki Tree at Oji: Fox–fires on New Years Eve

Utagawa Hiroshige (Japanese, Tokyo (Edo) 1797–1858 Tokyo (Edo)) Edo period (1615–1868)

Map of Calcutta from actual survey in the years 1847-1849 /

Map of Calcutta from actual survey in the years 1847-1849 /

Includes index to districts. Annotations in ink and crayon along bottom of all sheets. In ink on blue bordered label on sheet 1: 69 C14 1857. In ink on blue bordered label on sheets 2-4: 69 C14 1858. Copy imper... more

Letter
The construction of the Washington national monument, after a suspension of several years, is about to be resumed ... [Washington, D. C. 1859].

The construction of the Washington national monument, after a suspensi...

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 203, Folder 28.

The Fourth of July. Eighty years ago

The Fourth of July. Eighty years ago

Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, v. 4, (1860 July 14), p. 440. Ref. copy in 4412-NE. Title and other information transcribed from caption card.

The Famous jackass "New York City" preparing for another two years' journey

The Famous jackass "New York City" preparing for another two years' jo...

Caricature showing man on donkey carrying baby, bags "taxation, aldermanic jobs, bribery and corruption", and sign "Fernando Wood", etc. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1861, p. 104.

The four years contract and its progress

The four years contract and its progress

One of three anti-Lincoln satires published by Nichols in Boston at around the same time. (It was deposited for copyright on June 30, 1863, along with "Oppression!! Suppressing the Press" and "The Great America... more

500,000 men wanted. Every able-bodied male citizen of the Town of Reading, of the age of twenty years and under the age of forty-five years, is requested to meet at Lyceum Hall, in said Reading, on Saturday next, the 23d of July, 1864 at 8 o'clo

500,000 men wanted. Every able-bodied male citizen of the Town of Read...

Title.; Civil war poster. 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 15.