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Treasury

Treasury

Engraving showing man riding horse, pedestrian, and horse and carriage in front of Treasury Department building.

The Eugenie garter--Manufactured by the American Garter Company / Rae Smith lith. N.Y.

The Eugenie garter--Manufactured by the American Garter Company / Rae ...

Advertisement poster showing woman putting on garter.

[Unidentified man, possibly John Bannister Gibson, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front]

[Unidentified man, possibly John Bannister Gibson, head-and-shoulders ...

Case: front - Berg 44-55G; back - bouquet of mixed flowers. Label on case: 37. Purchase; Marian S. Carson; 1998; (DLC/PP-1998:151.13). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). Forms part o... more

Francestown. She welcomes the friends of Old Tip

Francestown. She welcomes the friends of Old Tip

A Whig campaign badge, produced for the Francestown, New Hampshire, rally of October 1840. It includes a bust portrait of William Henry Harrison, with the words "She [Francestown] Welcomes the Friends of Old Ti... more

Der Gärtner

Der Gärtner

Print shows a man, the gardner, holding a basket of produce, standing next to many baskets of various fruits and vegetables, with watering can, rake, shovel, and a view of orchard on the right, in the backgroun... more

[Entrance to Independence Square, Philadelphia]

[Entrance to Independence Square, Philadelphia]

Framed. Accompanying labels on cover glass: "28" and "12." Label from back: Daguerreotypes are "mirror reflections" and thus show the ac... picture in reverse. This picture is the South West entrance to Indepen... more

The death of locofocoism

The death of locofocoism

In his satire Johnston celebrates the defeat of "Loco Foco," i.e., radical Democratic interests, in the presidential election of 1840. The "Loco Focos" were the largely working-class constituency who supported... more

A card. This morning, attention was directed to an anonymous call in the columns of the Madisonian, to wit: "Political meeting. A public meeting, for the purpose of discussing the measures of the administration and the principles of the Whig par

A card. This morning, attention was directed to an anonymous call in t...

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 197, Folder 8.

[Two horses]

[Two horses]

Title devised by cataloger. No accession number. No publication information. Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress).

Map of the canals and rail roads connecting the Broad Top Coal Region with the Atlantic.

Map of the canals and rail roads connecting the Broad Top Coal Region ...

Map of parts of Pennyslvania, New Jersey, Maryland, and Delaware indicating major drainage, relief by hachures, boundaries, cities, and towns. A table of distances appears at left of map.

Der Buchbinder

Der Buchbinder

Print shows two men working at a bookbindery.

Prospectus for Kendall's expositor ... [1840?].

Prospectus for Kendall's expositor ... [1840?].

Prospectus for Kendall's expositor. 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; Portf... more

[Shepherd with dog and lambs]

[Shepherd with dog and lambs]

Title devised by cataloger. No publication information. (DLC/PP-1941:0074). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress).

A hard road to hoe!  Or, the White House Turnpike, macadamized by the north benders

A hard road to hoe! Or, the White House Turnpike, macadamized by the ...

A crude satire on the obstacles facing Van Buren's reelection effort in 1840. Weighed down by a large bundle labeled "Sub Treasury," Van Buren follows the lead of Andrew Jackson toward the White House. His wa... more

Patriot's Quick Step

Patriot's Quick Step

Dedicated to delegates of the Bunker Hill Whig Convention, presumably illustrating Battle of Breed's Hill, June 17, 1775.

By permission and under the patronage of the worshipful the mayor ... Mr. Gypson, will make his 26th ascent, and first from Daventry on Monday, August 31st, 1840 ... with his magnificent silk balloon

By permission and under the patronage of the worshipful the mayor ... ...

Broadside announcing a balloon ascension by Richard Gypson from the Gas Works, Daventry, England, 1840. Includes a picture of a balloon in flight.

To the public!! Strayed from the subscriber, on or about the first of May, a gray horse, about 15 1-2 or 16 hands high, dark legs and white snip ... Joseph Lappell. Alton. Printed at the "Telegraph" Office May 13, 1840.

To the public!! Strayed from the subscriber, on or about the first of ...

Reward.; Imprint 3. 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 16, Folder 8.

[Joseph Jenkins Roberts, head-and-shoulders portrait, slightly to right]

[Joseph Jenkins Roberts, head-and-shoulders portrait, slightly to righ...

President of Liberia. Was part of LOT 8554. Case: central diamond surrounded by leaves. Stamped on brass mat: McCartey. Transfer; Manuscript Division. Forms part of: American Colonization Society Records, 1792-... more

Ein Neues Trauer-lied ...

Ein Neues Trauer-lied ...

In German, a poem, entitled "A New lament," which tells the tale of Susanna Cox (1785?-1809), who was executed for the murder of her illegitimate child.

[Unidentified man wearing spectacles, half-length portrait, seated, facing front, arm on table with tablecloth]

[Unidentified man wearing spectacles, half-length portrait, seated, fa...

Photographer unidentified. Hallmark: Rinhart 46. Source unknown. Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress).

Matty's perilous situation up Salt River

Matty's perilous situation up Salt River

A pro-Whig satire on the presidential campaign of 1840. Martin Van Buren is neck-deep in the waters of "Salt River," a colloquial term for political misfortune or failure. He sinks under the weight of boxes m... more

Wayne's defeat of the Indians / Lossing-Barritt.

Wayne's defeat of the Indians / Lossing-Barritt.

Anthony Wayne's defeat of the Indians, at the Battle of Fallen Timbers, near Toledo, Ohio, August 20, 1794.

[Castle Garden from the water]

[Castle Garden from the water]

Drawing shows Castle Garden, now known as Castle Clinton in Battery Park, in lower Manhattan, New York, from the water.

Castle Garden in New York

Castle Garden in New York

Drawing shows Castle Garden, now known as Castle Clinton in Battery Park, in lower Manhattan, New York, from the water.

Camp of the Gros Ventres of the prairies on the upper Missouri Lager der Gros Ventres des prairies / / Carl Bodmer, pinx ad nat. ; Himely, sculp. ; Arthus Bertrand, éditeur.

Camp of the Gros Ventres of the prairies on the upper Missouri Lager d...

Print shows a large Hidatsa Indians camp in the background; a group of Indians in the foreground are dancing on the shore while others are in the water boarding and attacking passengers on a ship.

[John Sherman, head-and-shoulders portrait, full face]

[John Sherman, head-and-shoulders portrait, full face]

Republican Representative from Ohio, 1855-1861; Senator, 1861-1877, 1881-1897; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, 1877-1881.

[Three unidentified women, two seated, one standing, facing front]

[Three unidentified women, two seated, one standing, facing front]

Photographer unidentified. Case: back only, plain leather. Gift; Frances Benjamin Johnston. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston collection (Library of Congress). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Li... more

[Still life with tree and two small, stuffed mammals]

[Still life with tree and two small, stuffed mammals]

No case. Label adhered to seal: "64". Purchase; Marian S. Carson; 1998; (DLC/PP-1998:151.19). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection (Library o... more

Map of the state of Maine /

Map of the state of Maine /

Relief shown by hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy hand colored, sectioned in two, mounted on cloth. Darkened. Annotated in ink in upper left corner.

Memorial. To the Honorable, the Senate and House of representatives of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, now in General Assembly met: The undersigned, your memorialists, Citizens of Pennsylvania, respectfully represent That they have been examin

Memorial. To the Honorable, the Senate and House of representatives of...

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 154, Folder 3.

Funérailles de l'Empereur Napoléon. Intérier de l'église des Invalides pendant la Cérémonie religieuse, 15 Décembre 1840 / Dessiné par Férogio et Girard ; Lith. Coulon.

Funérailles de l'Empereur Napoléon. Intérier de l'église des Invalides...

Interior of the Church of Invalides, service in progress. Hubbard Collection.

[Two women standing over seated reading woman]

[Two women standing over seated reading woman]

Title devised by cataloger. No publication information. (DLC/PP-1941:0074). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress).

The last card. Tip overthrown

The last card. Tip overthrown

A satire on the controversy surrounding charges of election fraud against New York State tobacco inspector James B. Glentworth and other Whigs during the election of 1838. The allegations were made two years l... more

Morning Post extra. Boston, Wednesday Nov. 4, 1840. The elections. [Boston, 1840].

Morning Post extra. Boston, Wednesday Nov. 4, 1840. The elections. [Bo...

Handwritten on verso: 1840. 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 57, Folder 9a.

[Farmer with scythe walking down road after livestock]

[Farmer with scythe walking down road after livestock]

Title devised by cataloger. No publication information. (DLC/PP-1941:0074). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress).

Corner loungers

Corner loungers

No publication information. (DLC/PP-1941:0074). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress).

[Man shooting from horseback]

[Man shooting from horseback]

"After Horace Vernet." Title devised by cataloger. No publication information. (DLC/PP-1941:0074). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress).

Loco Foco consternation or the orful kat-ass-trophe

Loco Foco consternation or the orful kat-ass-trophe

Another satire on the Glentworth scandal controversy, by the same artist as "The Last Card," "Evenhanded Justice," and "O. K." (nos. 1840-60, -62, and -63). Here the artist lampoons Democratic efforts to sensat... more

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

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

Photographer unidentified. Case: Rinhart 131. Transfer; Manuscript Division; 1975; (DLC/PP-1975:199). Forms part of: Gilbert H. Grosvenor collection of Photographs of the Alexander Graham Bell Family (Library o... more

The political dancing Jack: a holiday fift for sucking Whigs!!

The political dancing Jack: a holiday fift for sucking Whigs!!

A rare anti-Whig satire, giving a cynical view of the party's image-building and manipulation of candidate William Henry Harrison. Two influential Whigs, Senator Henry Clay (left) and Congressman Henry A. Wise,... more

[Winter scene]

[Winter scene]

Title devised by Library staff. This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Otto Barth.

[Henry and William Pinkney Rodgers, three-quarter length portrait, seated, holding hats]

[Henry and William Pinkney Rodgers, three-quarter length portrait, sea...

Photographer unidentified. Case: front, variant of Rinhart 123; back, variant of Rinhart 125. Label on front of case: William Pinkney Rodgers, 1821-1893, Henry Rodgers, 1823-1854. Gift; Mrs. Alexander Macomb; 1... more

Slaughtering Sam'l Work; on his own hook. Alton, Ill's. The subscriber has erected a large and convenient house and pens, in the city of Alton, near Shields' Branch, for the purpose of carrying on the slaughtering and dressing of beef, hogs and

Slaughtering Sam'l Work; on his own hook. Alton, Ill's. The subscriber...

Imprint 3. 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 16, Folder 26.

Map shewing [sic] the several routes, examined with a view to the extension of the route of the Baltimore & Ohio Rail-Road through north western Virginia from the Potomac to the Ohio river; as well as the different railways and canals completed and projected within that state,--and also the various lines of improvement existing and proposed between Cincinnati on the Ohio and Richmond, Baltimore, Philadelphia, New York and Boston on the Atlantic coast.

Map shewing [sic] the several routes, examined with a view to the exte...

Map of the northeastern United States showing drainage, relief by hachures, important cities, the existing railroads, turnpike roads, canals, and the projected railroads; a statement below the title explains th... more

To the Freemen of Rhode-Island! You are invited as Friends of peace to come out on Wednesday, the 20th of April, and cast your votes for the Freemens' Republican ticket of state officers which will be submitted to you ... Come out, therefore, on

To the Freemen of Rhode-Island! You are invited as Friends of peace to...

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 170, Folder 26.

Gen. Wm. H. Harrison

Gen. Wm. H. Harrison

Head and shoulders portrait, of William H. Harrison, facing right. Silk handkerchief. Reference copy may be in Pres. File Misc. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings... more

New Custom House in Boston / Drawn by C.H. Billings; engraved by G.G. Smith.

New Custom House in Boston / Drawn by C.H. Billings; engraved by G.G. ...

In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 152. Title from item. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

M. Washington / G. Stuart ; J.C. Buttre.

M. Washington / G. Stuart ; J.C. Buttre.

Martha Washington, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly left.

Going up Salt River

Going up Salt River

Political cartoons friendly to Van Buren were the rare exception during the 1840 campaign. Here the artist parodies the exploitation by Whig politicians of populist candidate William Henry Harrison. Martin Van ... more

The shipwreck

The shipwreck

A Whig vision of the rout of Van Buren in the presidential election of 1840. In a stormy sea Van Buren grasps the mast (labeled "Maine") of a foundering vessel "O.K." (the initials for "Old Kinderhook," a Van ... more

[Mother & child at bedtime] / painted by W.P. Frith, R.A. ; etched by Lumb Stocks, A.R.A.

[Mother & child at bedtime] / painted by W.P. Frith, R.A. ; etched by ...

Print shows a young woman sitting in a chair, holding a small child on her lap next to a crib in a bedroom; clothing is piled on a chair on the right, a large armoire stands in the background, and a doll is tuc... more

[Copy of a painting of an unidentified woman, head-and-shoulders portrait, full face]

[Copy of a painting of an unidentified woman, head-and-shoulders portr...

Photographer unidentified. Case: central floral medallion. Source unknown. Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress).

North Bend game cock

North Bend game cock

A Whig campaign print glorifying presidential candidate William Henry Harrison. The title derives from the candidate's farm on the North Bend of the Ohio River. The game cock has a dual significance: as an all... more

To the voters of Greene and Jersey. E. M. Daley and his certificates! proved false. Fellow citizens ... Jacob Van Dike. Jerseyville, August 1, 1840.

To the voters of Greene and Jersey. E. M. Daley and his certificates! ...

Imprint 2 Ill.; Campaign. 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 16, Folder 19.

Banque, Bourse et palais du Lord Maire, Londres The bank, the exchange, Mansion House, London / / Tuonra [Arnout spelled backwards] ; dessiné et lith. par Jules Arnout ; imp. par Lemercier à Paris.

Banque, Bourse et palais du Lord Maire, Londres The bank, the exchange...

Print shows a view of the Tuileries Palace with the Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel and a large plaza with pedestrians and carriages in the foreground. Title from item. Signed on stone on lower right: Tuonra [Arno... more

Farmer's! keep out of debt! The undersigned has made arrangements to purchase his entire stock of fall and winter goods in the eastern cities - and his groceries in New Orleans - and will sell for a less profit than has ever been done in this ma

Farmer's! keep out of debt! The undersigned has made arrangements to p...

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 16, Folder 22.

[Unidentified copy of a painting showing a man, head-and-shoulders portrait, full face]

[Unidentified copy of a painting showing a man, head-and-shoulders por...

Photographer unidentified. Possibly William C. C. Claiborne, Governor of Louisiana. Case: Rinhart 124. Source unknown. Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress).

[Group portrait of two unidentified girls, three-quarter length, seated, facing front]

[Group portrait of two unidentified girls, three-quarter length, seate...

Possibly Frances Benjamin Johnston's mother, right, and aunt, left.

$10 reward! lost, either in Alton City, or on the road between this place and Upper Alton, yesterday, a calf skin pocket book ... Lewis J. Clawson. Alton, Aug. 4, 1840.

$10 reward! lost, either in Alton City, or on the road between this pl...

Reward.; 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 16, Folder 20.

Ohio waltz

Ohio waltz

From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1820-1860 (Microfilm M 3106) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form) In bound volumes: Copyright Deposits 1820-1860

London pride

London pride

From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1820-1860 (Microfilm M 3106) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form) In bound volumes: Copyright Deposits 1820-1860

Back of the State House, Philadelphia / designed & published by W. Birch enamel painter, 1800.

Back of the State House, Philadelphia / designed & published by W. Bir...

Print showing rear view of Independence Hall and the area behind with pedestrians and group of four Native Americans walking and sitting on the lawn. Title from item. Inscribed in pencil below plate mark: This ... more

Hanauri

Hanauri

Print shows a man watering flowers on a shelf suspended from a shoulder-pole. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Format: trimmed Nishik... more

[James Duncan, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left]

[James Duncan, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left]

Colonel, U.S. Army. Photographer unidentified. Identification based on DAG no. 328. Transfer; Manuscript Division; 1993; (DLC/PP-1993:136). Forms part of: Henry Jackson Hunt Papers, 1841-1978 (Library of Congre... more

The Tippecanoe quick step / J.B.N. ; John Bufford's Lith. Boston.

The Tippecanoe quick step / J.B.N. ; John Bufford's Lith. Boston.

Print shows a music sheet cover with an illustration for the Tippecanoe quick step showing William H. Harrison on horseback, leading troops against Native Americans at the Battle of Tipecanoe, Indiana, in 1811.... more

[William Pinkney Rodgers, half-length portrait, seated, holding white hat]

[William Pinkney Rodgers, half-length portrait, seated, holding white ...

Photographer unidentified. Hallmark: 40 [asterisk]. Label on back of case: William Pinkney Rodgers, 1821-1893. Gift; Mrs. Alexander Macomb; 1976; (DLC/PP-1976:307). Forms part of: Rodgers Family Papers, 1740-19... more

[Autumn scene with castle]

[Autumn scene with castle]

Title devised by Library staff. Signed lower left: Gust. Jahn, Wien. This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card.

Der Gärber

Der Gärber

Print shows men working in a shop tanning leather. Title from item. In album: Oertels Lesebuch, 32 Bilder, 2te Abtg.

South West gate leading into Indapendance [i.e., Independence] Square, Philada.

South West gate leading into Indapendance [i.e., Independence] Square,...

Framed. Accompanying labels detached from cover glass: "27" and "11." Label from back of frame: Daguerreotypes are "mirror Reflections" and show the picture in reverse. This is an entrance to Independence Squar... more