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[Figures containing knife grinder, bell ringer]

Grigor'ev's bell of 1655 showing the portrait of Patriarch Nikon

Grigor'ev's bell of 1655 in process of being raised into structure where it was to hang - shows winches, block and tackle, etc.

Grigor'ev's bell of 1655 showing the portrait of Patriarch Nikon

[Japonica, bell flowers, and anemone]

Observations relative to the manufacture of paper and printed books in the Province of Pennysylvania. [Philadelphia: Printed by Robert Bell, 1773].

Philadelphia, May 6th, 1776. Lately printed, published and now selling by Robert Bell, in Third Street (Price three dollars. The military guide for young officers ... By Thomas Simes ... [Philadelphia: Printed by Robert Bell, 1776].

Philadelphia, May 6th, 1776. Lately printed, published and now selling by Robert Bell, in Third Street (Price three dollars. The military guide for young officers ... By Thomas Simes ... [Philadelphia: Printed by Robert Bell, 1776].

Philadelphia, May 6th, 1776. Just printed, published and now selling by R. Bell. in Third Street (Price ten shillings neatly bound) The diseases incident to armies. With the method of cure. Tr. from the original of Baron Van Swieten ... [Philade

Philadelphia, May 6th, 1776. Just printed, published and now selling by R. Bell. in Third Street (Price ten shillings neatly bound) The diseases incident to armies. With the method of cure. Tr. from the original of Baron Van Swieten ... [Philade

The patriotic American farmer. J-n D-k-ns---n Esqr. Barrister at Law: Who with attic eloquence and roman spirit hath asserted the liberties of the British Colonies in America. [Philadelphia] Printed for & sold by R. Bell, Bookseller. [1784].

Air-balloons / A. Bell, sculpt.

Thomas Jefferson to Thomas Bell, May 18, 1797

[Couple at fair looking at a clown and a bell ringer]

Andrew Jackson to Robert Bell, June 28, 1816

George Bell et al. to Andrew Jackson, November 29, 1819

John R. Bell to Andrew Jackson, August 4, 1821

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.

[David and Ellen Bell, three-quarter length portrait, seated]

[Alexander Melville Bell and David Charles Bell, three-quarter length portrait, seated]

75 dollars reward! Escaped from the Alton penitentiary, on the 20th inst. two convicts, Isaac Bell and Wm. B. Ledbetter ... Isaac Greathouse, Warden Illinois penitentiary. Alton, 23d May, 1842.

Telegram from Charles J. Bell to Alexander Graham Bell, undated

[Exterior view of stone church with 'stick style' bell tower] / Richard M. Upjohn, Architect.

U.S. mail steam ship Pacific: Collins line, builders, hull by Brown & Bell N.Y. engines by Allaire Works N.Y.

Ascent of [H] Bell's aerial machine, from Vauxhall Gardens

[Alexander Bell, three-quarter length portrait, seated, facing front, with hand on table with tablecloth]

Repeated to-night grand combination Swiss bell ringers and Continental Vocalists at the public hall

U.S. mail steam ship Baltic: Collins line. builders, hull by Brown & Bell N.Y. engines by Allaire Works N.Y.

Hon. John Bell of Tenn[?]

Hon. John Bell of Tenn[?]

Hon. John Bell of Tenn[?]

To Miss Mary E. Taylor. The Supper Bell Polka. Companion to the dinner & breadfast bell / J.H. Bufford's Lith.

Poem by Alexander Graham Bell, October 14, 1858

William H. Seward to John Bell, Tuesday, August 24, 1858 (Introduction)

The Breakfast bell polka - Companion to the Dinner & Supper bell

[Electromagnetism described and illustrated (with horseshoe magnet, rod, and bell) on a page from the Annual report by the first secretary of the Smithsonian Institution]

[John Bell, Senator from Tennessee, Thirty-fifth Congress, half-length portrait]

The bell and Everett schottisch

Commodore C.H. Bell

Commodore C.H. Bell

Hon. John Bell: of Tennessee, national union candidate for sixteenth president of the United States

Hinkley, Bell, (actress)

[Mabel Hubbard Gardiner Bell as a girl, half-length portrait, facing front]

[Unidentified woman, possibly a nurse, during the Civil War] / Bell & Brother, photographers, 480 Pennsylvania Av., Washington, D.C.

Hon. John Bell: of Tennessee, national union candidate for sixteenth president of the United States

[Large bronze bell with external clapper in belfry among trees at Buddhist temple, with monks on the left]

[Unidentified woman, possibly a nurse, during the Civil War] / Bell & Brother, photographers, 480 Pennsylvania Av., Washington, D.C.

Hannibal Ferrari, Co. D, 51st N.Y. Vol. / Bell & Brother, photographers, 480 Pennsylvania Av., Washington, D.C.

[Unidentified woman, possibly a nurse, during the Civil War] / Bell & Brother, photographers, 480 Pennsylvania Av., Washington, D.C.

[Unidentified woman] / Bell & Brother, photographers, 480 Pennsylvania Av., Washington, D.C.

T.S. Bell

[Unidentified soldier in Union uniform] / Bell & Brother, photographers, 480 Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, D.C.

Union electoral ticket. For President, John Bell, of Tennessee. For Vice-President, Edward Everett, of Massachusetts. [Ohio campaign ticket]

John Bell - to the union men of the United States, this plate is respectfully dedicated

Town ordinances. An ordinance to establish a patrol ... An ordinance to alter the time of ringing the town bell, and to establish a special patrol ... An ordinance to preserve the health of the town of Anderson ... 1860.

[Unidentified soldier in uniform] / Bell & Brother, photographers, 480 Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, D.C.

Commodore C.H. Bell

Samuel D. Bell to Abraham Lincoln, Monday, December 10, 1860 (Recommends Amos Tuck for cabinet)

Dancing and physical exercise. Mr. Wm. N. Bell, returns his sincere thanks to the citizens of Boston and vicinity, for the very liberal patronage he has received during the present season, and respectfully announces that he will open a school at

Poem by Alexander Graham Bell, 1861

[Petersburg, Virginia. Group of Federal generals: Winfield Scott Hancock (seated), with division commanders, Francis Channing Barlow, (left), David Bell Birney, and John Gibbon]

James M. Bell to William H. Stowe Jr., Monday, November 18, 1861 (Military affairs)

[Civil War envelope showing Liberty Bell with message "Proclaim liberty throughout all the land, unto all the inhabitants thereof"]

S. M. Strickler to Abraham Lincoln, Monday, January 14, 1861 (Recommends John Bell for cabinet)

Alexander Graham Bell at about the age of 14 or 15 [...]

Theodore S. Bell to Samuel L. Casey, Monday, August 11, 1862 (Affairs in Kentucky)

C. C. Putnam, 3rd Me. / Bell & Brother, photographers, 480 Pennsylvania Av., Washington, D.C.

[Confederate General John Bell Hood]

[Confederate General John Bell Hood]

[Studio portraits of a Japanese "betto" (groom), a high official in court attire, a courtesan and a pilgrim or priest, wearing white robes and carrying a bell]

Maxey, Hon. Samuel Bell, Sen of Texas, General in Confederate Army, March 19, 1875

Bell, Wm H. U.S.A.

Waddell, Hon. Alfred Moore of N.C. Delegate to Constitutional Union National Convention at Baltimore - 1860 (Bell & Everett) Lt. Col. of 3rd Cavalry, 41st N.C. Inf.

Hiram P. Bell of Ga. M.C.

Maxey, Hon. Samuel Bell of Texas Col. of 9th Texas Inf., C.S.A. General in 1862 Commanded the Indian Territory Military District 1863-65

Letter from Alexander Melville Bell to Alexander Graham Bell, September 22, 1865

The Alarm Bell on the Court House - Stockton, San Joaquin County

The U.S. Arsenal, at Washington, D.C. / photographed and published by Bell & Bro., no. 319 Penn. Avenue, Washington, D.C.

Liberty Bell [resting upon dais ringed with liberty caps and fasces topped by eagle, Independence Hall, Phila.]

Bell Rock light house during a storm from the North East / drawn by J.M. W. Turner, R.A.; engraved by J. Horsburgh.

Letter from Melville Bell and Carrie Bell to Alexander Graham Bell, March 2, 1870

[Close up view of front of locomotive, showing light, smoke stack and bell]

Telegram from Alexander Graham Bell to Alexander Melville Bell, May 25, 1870

[Fidelia Taylor, bust portrait, facing slightly right] / Bell's Photo. Art Gallery.

Maxey, Hon. Samuel Bell of Texas

Maxey, Hon. Samuel Bell of Texas

[Joseph E. Holmes, Washington, D.C., at 87 years, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly right] / C.M. Bell.

[Timothy O. Howe, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left] / C.M. Bell, Washington, D.C.

Bell Gallop

Mouth of Kanab Wash / W. Bell, Phot.

Lane's plow attachment ... Bell, Lane & Co. Hillsborough, Highland Co., Ohio [1872].

Letter from Alexander Graham Bell to Alexander Melville Bell, December 18, 1872

Limestone walls, Kanab Wash / W. Bell, Phot.

Grand Cañon of the Colorado / W. Bell, Phot.

Letter from Edward A. Fay to Alexander Graham Bell, July 9, 1872

Vermilion Mesa, Jacob's Pool, Arizona / W. Bell, Phot.

Letter from F. B. Perkins to Alexander Graham Bell, January 25, 1872

Grand Cañon of the Colorado / W. Bell, Phot.

Letter from Alexander Melville Bell to Alexander Graham Bell, April 7, 1872

Letter from Alexander Graham Bell to Abby Locke Stone, April 14, 1873