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People and the Moon

Hey diddle diddle,
The cat and the fiddle,
The cow jumped over the moon;
The little dog laughed to see such sport,
And the dish ran away with the spoon.
/A nursery rhyme from the 1700's /
James T. Powers in The blue moon
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Sublime and beautiful reflections on the French revolution, or the man in the moon at large

Sublime and beautiful reflections on the French revolution, or the man...

Print shows Edmund Burke sitting at a desk on a crescent moon, holding a quill pen, an open "pamphlet" and an inkwell are on the desk, broken chains hang from his wrists; a scene on the front of the desk, label... more

Navigational charts & designs: Phases of the moon

Navigational charts & designs: Phases of the moon

Illus. in: Martin Cortés, Arte de Navigation, London, 1589, fol. 50. Reference copy may be in SSF - Navigation. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Moon; Sun; Ast... more

[Map of moon showing surface features, with four sets of cherubs and a scale bar]

[Map of moon showing surface features, with four sets of cherubs and a...

Illus. in: Selengraphia / Johannesevelius. Gedani : Autoris Sumtibuss, Typis Hunefeldianus, 1647. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 44.

The Man in the Moon

The Man in the Moon

Shows man flying in air, on apparatus being pulled by birds.

[Phase of the moon taken March 1851]

[Phase of the moon taken March 1851]

Title devised by Library staff. "Crystalotype" or salted paper print from a daguerreotype of the moon taken and printed by John A. Whipple. Illus. in: The photographic art-journal. New York : W.B. Smith, 1853, ... more

[3 Figures of the Moon: The Crater of Plato, The Crater Wargentin, The Surface of the Moon]

[3 Figures of the Moon: The Crater of Plato, The Crater Wargentin, The...

Wood engraving in Scientific American, May 13, 1876, p. 309. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Science; Moon; Shelf.

Inabayama no tsuki

Inabayama no tsuki

Print shows a warrior climbing Mount Inaba by the light of a full moon. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the series: Tsuki hyaku s... more

[Moon with charms and a beehive]

[Moon with charms and a beehive]

Title devised by cataloger. (DLC/PP-1932:0042). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: "Our Little Culture Society at Pignapoke," Life, 5:147 (March 12, 1885).

Tamausagi songokū

Tamausagi songokū

Print shows Son Goku, a monkey sometimes known as the Monkey King, holding a spiked sceptre and glaring at the Moon Rabbit, who apparently lives on the moon. Title and other descriptive information compiled by ... more

[View of full moon from the scaffolding beneath a bridge, with city on the left]

[View of full moon from the scaffolding beneath a bridge, with city on...

Title devised by Library staff, other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06, and researcher F.M. de Monasterio, 2016) Takamizawa modern reprint (Showa). Form... more

An old fable with new application / F.M.H.

An old fable with new application / F.M.H.

Print shows David B. Hill as a jackass wearing a coat with ribbon that states "I am a Democrat", standing on rocks, kicking at the moon, which shows the face of Grover Cleveland. Puck and a group of citizens ar... more

Night

Night

Photograph shows a nude woman standing on a crescent moon, holding, horizontally, a bamboo pole with an owl perched on each end. A37822 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Copyright 1895 July 24 by Frederic... more

The moon
Full Moon

Full Moon

Negatives for each side made a month apart. Stereo by Prof. Rutherford, copyrighted by T.W. Ingersoll. This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Hoyt's latest success, A day and a night the howling success.

Hoyt's latest success, A day and a night the howling success.

34001 U.S. Copyright Office "Russell-Morgan Print." Created and "copyrighted 1899 by The U.S. Printing Co., Cin., U.S.A." Direction of Wm. H. Currie ; Harry Phillips, manager. No. 3670. Forms part of: Theatrica... more

The dogs and the moon / Keppler.

The dogs and the moon / Keppler.

Print shows a pack of dogs, with their tails between their legs, howling at a full moon labeled "Prosperity" outside the U.S. Capitol building; the dogs are labeled "Tillman, [?], Vest, Jones, Bryan [his tail t... more

Yoru no fukagawa sanbashi

Yoru no fukagawa sanbashi

Print shows a person standing on a dock attached to a building, a small boat with passengers arriving or departing, under a full moon. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored E... more

[Katagami stencil with rabbits and a moon]

[Katagami stencil with rabbits and a moon]

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

[Fūkeiga]

[Fūkeiga]

Print shows a moonlight night with a man poling a small boat as the moon rises from behind a grove of trees. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 20... more

[Fūkeiga]

[Fūkeiga]

Print shows a moonlight scene on a river with boats. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: modern Oban reproduction. Forms part of: ... more

Ornamental statuary, "First Quarter Moon" - a grand prize statue, World's Fair, St. Louis, U. S. A.

Ornamental statuary, "First Quarter Moon" - a grand prize statue, Worl...

H55148 U.S. Copyright Office. No. 1. Title from item.

The passing of the eclipse / Keppler.

The passing of the eclipse / Keppler.

Illustration shows Grover Cleveland as the sun labeled "Sane Democracy" emerging from behind William Jennings Bryan as the moon labeled "Bryanism".

"First Quarter of the Moon" (grand prize statue), World's Fair, St. Louis, U. S. A.
The Hoosier Don Quixote / J.K. after Doré.

The Hoosier Don Quixote / J.K. after Doré.

Illustration shows Vice President Charles W. Fairbanks as Don Quixote, he is standing with shield and lance next to a well on which stands a suit of armor labeled "Indiana Organization", to the right of Fairban... more

James T. Powers in The blue moon

James T. Powers in The blue moon

G xxc 14872 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: Do you see the sweethearts in the moon? Copyright 1906 by Philip G. Schermerhorn. Created by Metropolitan Print. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library o... more

Anything to oblige / Keppler.

Anything to oblige / Keppler.

Illustration shows William Jennings Bryan as Romeo, hanging off a balcony, speaking to an old woman labeled "Democrary" as Juliet, with "Nurse Grover" Cleveland standing behind her. The full moon in the upper l... more

Mating time / Gordon Ross.

Mating time / Gordon Ross.

Illustration shows a young man and a young woman kissing and their reflection in the full moon in the background, also shows frogs, rabbits, birds, and mushrooms as couples, and two trees as silhouettes of a yo... more

No wonder he gets full / Ehrhart.

No wonder he gets full / Ehrhart.

Illustration shows by the light of a full moon many couples in romantic embraces scattered around the globe; instances, perhaps, of summer love.

"Old stuff, this parcels post. Been running one myself for years!" / Gordon Grant '13.

"Old stuff, this parcels post. Been running one myself for years!" / G...

Illustration shows a stork carrying an infant against a full moon, above a snow covered community. Title from item. Illus. in: Puck, v. 73, no. 1875 (1913 February 5), cover. Copyright 1913 by Keppler & Schwarzmann.

Hawk made a light by striking the flints together, and set fire to the ball

Hawk made a light by striking the flints together, and set fire to the...

(DLC/PP-1936:0107). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: Old Crow and his Friends / Katharine B. Judson. Boston : Little, Brown and Co., 1918, p. 76.

"Shine on Silver Moon"

"Shine on Silver Moon"

Rear view of man and woman, standing, full length, with arms around each other, looking at the moon.

The girl in the moon

The girl in the moon

Scantily clad woman seated on quarter moon.

The Girl in the moon

The Girl in the moon

Scantily clad young woman lying in crescent shape of moon with stars behind her.

The Girl in the moon

The Girl in the moon

Scantily clad woman on crescent shape of moon; seated, facing left, with left arm raised. Copyright by Exhibit Supply Co. No copyright renewals. No. 5.

The Girl in the moon

The Girl in the moon

Scantily clad woman facing right, reclining on crescent shaped moon. Copyright by Exhibit Supply Co. No copyright renewals. No. 14.

Full Moon Bar-b-que signs in Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Full Moon Bar-b-que signs in Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The George F. Landegger Collection of Alabama Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America, Library of Congress, Prints and Phot... more

USAF lunar wall mosaic : LEM-1B.

USAF lunar wall mosaic : LEM-1B.

"Mosaic compiled November 1962." "Lithographed by ACIC 3-63." Relief shown by shading. Lunar coordinates: W 0⁰--E 0⁰/N 90⁰--S 90⁰. Includes "Lunar data" and "Graphic data." Available also through the Library of... more

[Comic scene involving balloons and people surveying the Moon]

[Comic scene involving balloons and people surveying the Moon]

Print shows illustration relating to the Great Moon Hoax with people spying on human-bat creatures on the Moon as other people are transported between Earth and the Moon by way of a balloon basket. Title devise... more

[The reg'lar lark]

[The reg'lar lark]

Title devised by cataloger. No accession number. Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Illustration in: "A Phenomenal Fauna" by Carolyn Wells, 1902.

[Fūkeiga]

[Fūkeiga]

Print shows a moonlight scene along a river with people fishing, in boats, and walking along the shore. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06... more

Go and come out soon, oh! Mr. Moon

Go and come out soon, oh! Mr. Moon

words and music by Clara B. Lanctot Irving. (statement of responsibility) For voice and piano. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (additional physical form) Staff notation. (language)

In the valley of the moon

In the valley of the moon

Harmonized by Alfred Solman.

Fritz Emmet

Fritz Emmet

N8858 U.S. Copyright Office Created by "H.A. Thomas Lith. Studio, 112 Fourth Ave., N.Y.; copyright 1882 by H.A. Thomas, N.Y." Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Fritz Emmet

Fritz Emmet

N8858 U.S. Copyright Office Created by "H.A. Thomas Lith. Studio, 112 Fourth Ave., N.Y.; copyright 1882 by H.A. Thomas, N.Y." Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

The harvest moon

The harvest moon

Reapers gathering bundles of wheat by moonlight; river in the background.

"Fair moon to thee I sing"-(Pinafore)

"Fair moon to thee I sing"-(Pinafore)

Currier & Ives : a catalogue raisonné / compiled by Gale Research. Detroit, MI : Gale Research, c1983, no. 1962

G.K. Chesterton

G.K. Chesterton

Gift; Mrs. Peter Grant; 1940; (DLC/PP-1940:008). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: "Celebrities I have not met" by Oliver Herford, American magazine, 75:77 (Feb. 1913).

Nazimova in Oscar Wilde's "Salomé" / direction by Charles Bryant.

Nazimova in Oscar Wilde's "Salomé" / direction by Charles Bryant.

Motion picture poster for "Salomé" shows the moon, with a head-and-shoulders image of a woman, passing through the clouds. Title from item.