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[Unidentified member of the Calwater Grays, a company of the 1st Regiment of Artillery of the Pennsylvania Volunteer Militia, half-length portrait, seated, facing front, wearing uniform]

[Unidentified member of the Calwater Grays, a company of the 1st Regim...

Case: back - Rinhart 257. Stamped on brass mat: C. Evans, Philad'a. No electronic surrogate available. Label adhered to case: "59". Label adhered to cover glass: "63". Purchase; Marian S. Carson; 1998; (DLC/PP-... More

To the citizens of Washington!!. The undersigned deems it a duty he owes to the public as well as to himself, to state that he has been proscriptively removed by Samuel Strong, the superintendent, from his situation as a stone cutter at the Capi

To the citizens of Washington!!. The undersigned deems it a duty he ow...

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 200, Folder 33.

Tableau explicatif général. Les effets du vol aérien actif / / lith. Schmid.

Tableau explicatif général. Les effets du vol aérien actif / / lith. S...

Technical illustration shows 21 figures about aeronautics: the mechanics of insect flight (Figs. 1, 3-5), wing design (Figs. 7-9, 13-15), the effects of propellers (Figs. 2 & 6), and a man-powered device design... More

A magnificent offer to a magnificent officer

A magnificent offer to a magnificent officer

A cartoon ridiculing Whig nominee Winfield Scott as the pawn of New York antislavery senator William Seward. A member of the "Whig Committee" kneels before Scott and offers him a crown and a bag of money marked... More

Arms of the State of Vermont, drawn for the ceiling of the Hall of Representatives from an impression of the seal by J.A. Oental

Arms of the State of Vermont, drawn for the ceiling of the Hall of Rep...

U.S. Capitol (drawing). This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Map of the Bellefontaine and Indiana Railroad and connecting lines.

Map of the Bellefontaine and Indiana Railroad and connecting lines.

Outline map of part of the north-central United States showing drainage, state boundaries, and important place names. Main lines indicate mileage between stations, chartered in 1848. Scale ca. 1:1,500,000. LC R... More

The slander nailed! The testimony of four ministers of the gospel against Mr. Whipple's slanders. To the people of Rhode Island. ... Providence, Oct. 30th, 1852.

The slander nailed! The testimony of four ministers of the gospel agai...

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 29.

Coal barrow

Coal barrow

U.S. Capitol? (drawing). This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Major Genl. Winfield Scott

Major Genl. Winfield Scott

After daguerreotypes by Franz Venino. Currier & Ives : a catalogue raisonné / compiled by Gale Research. Detroit, MI : Gale Research, c1983, no. 4251

[Sculpture of sitting man with his hand on globe and sacks of money at his feet]

[Sculpture of sitting man with his hand on globe and sacks of money at...

Photograph. This record contains unverified data from caption card.

[St. Paul's Cathedral in London, England, viewed from across the river]

[St. Paul's Cathedral in London, England, viewed from across the river...

Photograph. This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Fan-room for Senate Chamber

Fan-room for Senate Chamber

U.S. Capitol (drawing). This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Arrangement of exhaust pipes, north wing

Arrangement of exhaust pipes, north wing

U.S. Capitol (drawing). This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Details of boiler fronts

Details of boiler fronts

U.S. Capitol (drawing). This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Coil for U.S. General Post Office, side view and front view

Coil for U.S. General Post Office, side view and front view

Drawing. This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Register for Senate Chamber

Register for Senate Chamber

U.S. Capitol (drawing). This record contains unverified data from caption card.

December 6th, 1852. Sir: The undersigned, appointed a committee of invitation by the Washington club, beg leave to enclose to you a copy of its rules and regulation; and invite you to become a member of the Institution ... [Washington, D. C. 185

December 6th, 1852. Sir: The undersigned, appointed a committee of inv...

On verso: M.C. #09-82-038.383. 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 200, Folder 43.

Vue du fond de la galerie, du côté oriental

Vue du fond de la galerie, du côté oriental

Print shows interior of gynaeceum of Ayasofya Mosque, formerly the Church of Hagia Sophia; with groups of men in traditional dress. Title from plate list. Illus. in: Aya Sofia, Constantinople, as recently resto... More

Iron risers for steps of gallery, Senate Chamber, n.w.

Iron risers for steps of gallery, Senate Chamber, n.w.

U.S. Capitol (drawing). This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Longitudinal section through north wing

Longitudinal section through north wing

U.S. Capitol (drawing). This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Crab for drilling holds in plate ring upon the dome

Crab for drilling holds in plate ring upon the dome

U.S. Capitol (drawing). This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Cellar, north wing, junction of air-ducts

Cellar, north wing, junction of air-ducts

U.S. Capitol (drawing). This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Columbia and her rejected suitor

Columbia and her rejected suitor

A fond yet sardonic tribute to the aging Massachusetts statesman Daniel Webster, whose final bid for the Whig presidential nomination was defeated by Winfield Scott in 1852. The artist is wryly critical of the... More

Skeleton of new dome on U.S. Capitol

Skeleton of new dome on U.S. Capitol

Drawing. This record contains unverified data from caption card.

U.S. Gen'l Post Office, sliding window in Engine Room

U.S. Gen'l Post Office, sliding window in Engine Room

Drawing. This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Details of dome

Details of dome

U.S. Capitol (drawing). This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Piping for U.S. Capitol extension, north wing, south side

Piping for U.S. Capitol extension, north wing, south side

Drawing. This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Distribution of premiums at the Academy of the visitation, Georgetown. July 21st 1852.

Distribution of premiums at the Academy of the visitation, Georgetown....

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 200, Folder 36.

[Union case for daguerreotype, ambrotype, or tintype showing crossed cannons and muskets behind patriotic shield within scroll frame]

[Union case for daguerreotype, ambrotype, or tintype showing crossed c...

Title devised by Library staff. Case: Berg, no. 1-50. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.lilj

G. Washington / P.F. Rothermel pinx ; A.H. Ritchie sc.

G. Washington / P.F. Rothermel pinx ; A.H. Ritchie sc.

Print showing George Washington, full-length portrait, standing, facing slightly left, right hand on book, left hand holding sword. Includes facsimile signature.

Map of Cazenovia, Madison Co., N.Y. /

Map of Cazenovia, Madison Co., N.Y. /

Cadastral survey wall map showing buildings, lot lines, and landowners' names. Relief shown by hachures. Originally issued as a wall map; wooden rods removed from top and bottom edges of sheet. Available also t... More

Iron backs of corner seats of gallery, Senate

Iron backs of corner seats of gallery, Senate

U.S. Capitol (drawing). This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Shears for machine shop

Shears for machine shop

U.S. Capitol? (drawing). This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Terrible rout & total destruction of the Whig Party. In Salt River

Terrible rout & total destruction of the Whig Party. In Salt River

The 1852 Democratic victory under the standard of Franklin Pierce is foreseen as a debacle for the Whig party, led by Winfield Scott. Pierce (center) sits on his horse, holding aloft a banner bearing his and ru... More

L'intérieur de la mosquée, avant sa restauration

L'intérieur de la mosquée, avant sa restauration

Print shows nave of Ayasofya Mosque, formerly the Church of Hagia Sophia, facing east, before restoration; with groups of men in traditional dress. Title derived from plate list. Illus. in: Aya Sofia, Constanti... More

Lyceum lecture. The introductory lecture before the West Medford Library and Lyceum association will be given on Tuesday evening next, January 20th to commence at 7 o'clock, in the second story of the new school house by Rev. Charles Brooks, of

Lyceum lecture. The introductory lecture before the West Medford Libra...

Lyceum. 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 61, Folder 1.

Mme. Anna Thillon, de l'opeŕa comique

Mme. Anna Thillon, de l'opeŕa comique

232 U.S. Copyright Office. This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Grozelier.

Religious revival meeting at Eastham, Mass., 1852: Landing at Eastham...

Religious revival meeting at Eastham, Mass., 1852: Landing at Eastham....

Small sailboat along side horse-drawn carriage hub-deep in water. Halftone reproductions of wood engravings in unknown book. Illus. in: [Original wood engravings in] Gleason's Pictorial..., (1852) v. 3. Referen... More

Map of the town of Concord, Middlesex County Mass. /

Map of the town of Concord, Middlesex County Mass. /

Relief shown by hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. "White Pond & Walden Pond from surveys by H.D. Thoreau, Civ. Engr." Includes notes, ancillary map of Concord ... More

Genji monogatari 54 Andō Hiroshige

Genji monogatari 54 Andō Hiroshige

Japanese print showing scene from Murasaki Shikibu's Tale of Genji with elaborately dressed woman and man separated by a screen. Title from item. Signature: Hiroshige ga. Hiroshige I was alive in 1852. It is le... More

View of York, Pa.

View of York, Pa.

LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 876.2 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes col. illus. AACR2: 651/1; 710/1

G. Washington / P.F. Rothermel pinx ; A.H. Ritchie sc.

G. Washington / P.F. Rothermel pinx ; A.H. Ritchie sc.

Print showing George Washington, full-length portrait, standing, facing slightly left, right hand on book, left hand holding sword. Includes facsimile signature. Title from item. Entered according to Act of Con... More

Boston, Oct. 23, 1852. Dear Sir, The headquarters of the Whigs of Ward six, next door to the Ward Room is now open, and will remain so day and evening, (Sundays excepted,) during the campaign ... Per order of the County and Ward Committee.

Boston, Oct. 23, 1852. Dear Sir, The headquarters of the Whigs of Ward...

Page Order: Leaflet 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 61, Folder 10.

Plan of dome, top of peristyle showing wrought iron plates

Plan of dome, top of peristyle showing wrought iron plates

U.S. Capitol (drawing). This record contains unverified data from caption card.

[Demolition of the Pont Neuf]. France. 19th century stereoscope card.

[Demolition of the Pont Neuf]. France. 19th century stereoscope card.

Written on label on back: No. P. Pont neuf en demolition. Purchase; Marian S. Carson; 1997; (DLC/PP-1997:105). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). Forms part of: Marian S. Carson coll... More

Frank Pierce / engrd. by W.L. Ormsby from a daguerreotype.

Frank Pierce / engrd. by W.L. Ormsby from a daguerreotype.

Franklin Pierce, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right.

[Child seated beside table with table cloth holding a black rag doll]

[Child seated beside table with table cloth holding a black rag doll]

Photographer unidentified. Case: Rinhart 195. Title devised by Library staff. Purchase; 2009; (DLC/PP-2009:058). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). Vendor: Dennis Waters

[Plaster decoration]

[Plaster decoration]

Photograph. This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Map of Jefferson County, Virginia /

Map of Jefferson County, Virginia /

Shows Jefferson County before the formation of West Virginia in 1863. Relief shown with hachures. Oriented with north at upper right. "Entered according to act of Congress in ... 1852 by S. Howell Brown in ... ... More

[Sculpture of man with a hammer leaning on a gear]

[Sculpture of man with a hammer leaning on a gear]

Photograph. This record contains unverified data from caption card.

John C. Calhoun / painted by T. Hicks ; likeness from a dage. by Brady ; engraved by A.H. Ritchie.

John C. Calhoun / painted by T. Hicks ; likeness from a dage. by Brady...

"Copyright Deposit, Southern District of N.Y. 1852." Title from item. This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card.

The fish question settled

The fish question settled

A facetious, and somewhat racist, look at public opinion surrounding the controversy over American fishing rights in British-controlled waters off North America. (See also "John Bull's Fish Monopoly," no. 1852-... More

Do they miss me at home?

Do they miss me at home?

LOT subdivision subject: Eating and Drinking. Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Copyright by Oliver Ditson. Lithograph by Thayer & Co., Lith, Boston.

A big blue bottle fly in the web

A big blue bottle fly in the web

Another swipe at Whig candidate Winfield Scott's manipulation by antislavery Whigs Seward and Greeley. Here, Scott is a fly caught in a large web, spun by spiders Greeley (left) and Seward (right). Scott excl... More

Aérostat dirigeable système Vaussin Chardanne, brevet ... Nouveaux procédés de direction aérienne présenté à lʹInstitut de France, 1852

Aérostat dirigeable système Vaussin Chardanne, brevet ... Nouveaux pro...

Scaled design drawings for patent issued to Vaussin Chardanne in 1853 for an airship operated by means of six propellers and having accommodations for passengers on two levels. Airship proposal presented to the... More

Soliciting a vote

Soliciting a vote

A cynical view of party competition for the working man's vote in the presidential campaign of 1852. In a polling place, four candidates struggle to force their own election ticket on a short, uncouth-looking c... More

[John McAllister, three-quarter length portrait, seated, facing front with arm resting on table with tablecloth]

[John McAllister, three-quarter length portrait, seated, facing front ...

Purchase; Marian S. Carson; 1997; (DLC/PP-1997:105). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection (Library of Congress)

Dome of U.S. Capitol, sketch of proposed hoisting arrangement for setting iron work of three sections above peristyle

Dome of U.S. Capitol, sketch of proposed hoisting arrangement for sett...

Drawing. This record contains unverified data from caption card.

[Two men near a tower]

[Two men near a tower]

Photograph. This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Dumb waiter for refreshment room

Dumb waiter for refreshment room

U.S. Capitol (drawing). This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Plan of principal story

Plan of principal story

U.S. Capitol (drawing). This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Details of dome, plates over windows in drum

Details of dome, plates over windows in drum

U.S. Capitol (drawing). This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Skylight for Room 87 n.w. and Room 79 s.w.

Skylight for Room 87 n.w. and Room 79 s.w.

U.S. Capitol (drawing). This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Pillars in pillasters of drum of dome

Pillars in pillasters of drum of dome

U.S. Capitol (drawing). This record contains unverified data from caption card.

[Sculpture of man and boy reading book]

[Sculpture of man and boy reading book]

Photograph. This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Plan of cross braces, tie rods and connecting plates in pillars of drum of dome

Plan of cross braces, tie rods and connecting plates in pillars of dru...

U.S. Capitol (drawing). This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Details of arcade of connecting corridor, south wing

Details of arcade of connecting corridor, south wing

U.S. Capitol (drawing). This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Religious revival meeting at Eastham, Mass., 1852: Exhortation and preaching...

Religious revival meeting at Eastham, Mass., 1852: Exhortation and pre...

Halftone reproductions of wood engravings in unknown book. Illus. in: [Original wood engravings in] Gleason's Pictorial..., (1852) v. 3. Reference copy may in SSFGr - 4400A - RELIGIOUS GROUPS CAMP MEETINGS. Thi... More

Circular. The Washington City Young men's Christian association is a union of the young men of all the Evangelical churches of the city, for the moral, mental, and religious improvement of themselves, and all who shall come within their influenc

Circular. The Washington City Young men's Christian association is a u...

On verso: (No. 422). 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 200, Folder 35.

Entrée du gynécée, ou galerie supérieure

Entrée du gynécée, ou galerie supérieure

Print shows entrance to gynaeceum of Ayasofya Mosque, formerly the Church of Hagia Sophia; with groups of men in traditional and women and men in western dress. Title from plate list. Illus. in: Aya Sofia, Cons... More

Indians set fire to their village at the approach of de Soto / J.W. Orr, N.Y.

Indians set fire to their village at the approach of de Soto / J.W. Or...

Indians burning their village in Arkansas, at the approach of de Soto. Illus. in: The Life, travels and adventures of Ferdinand de Soto, Discoverer of the Mississippi / Lambert A. Wilmer. Philadelphia : J.T. Ll... More

Registers in gallery fronts, Hall of Representatives

Registers in gallery fronts, Hall of Representatives

U.S. Capitol (drawing). This record contains unverified data from caption card.

East front

East front

U.S. Capitol (drawing). This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Details of boiler fronts

Details of boiler fronts

U.S. Capitol (drawing). This record contains unverified data from caption card.

New dome, temporary roof over rotunda

New dome, temporary roof over rotunda

U.S. Capitol (drawing). This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Barn-burners in a fix

Barn-burners in a fix

A satire on the Barnburners, a radical faction of New York State Democrats, led by John Van Buren, whose commitment to social and monetary reforms was likened to a farmer's burning his barn to rid it of rats. H... More

[Diagram for Constuction of steps to entrance of U.S. Capitol]

[Diagram for Constuction of steps to entrance of U.S. Capitol]

Drawing. This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Arnica liniment

Arnica liniment

Advertisement label, without illustration. LOT subdivision subject: Printing. Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Copyright by J. R. Burdsall. Caption card tracings: Shelf; Patent medicines.

Les Aliments

Les Aliments

People fishing, carrying food, cooking and eating. Engraving by Bertall. Illus. in: Jean Antheime Brillat-Savarin, Physiologie du Gout (Paris, 1852). Ref. copy may be in Leonard Back, Two "Loaf-Givers", front a... More

New York to and from Albany & Troy. Reduced fare ... New York, April 26th, 1852.

New York to and from Albany & Troy. Reduced fare ... New York, April 2...

Transportation. 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 121, Folder 9.

Map of the United States in part and Canada, showing all the canals, railroads, navigable rivers &c.

Map of the United States in part and Canada, showing all the canals, r...

Map of the north-central and northeastern United States showing drainage, place names, state boundaries, canals, completed and "unfinished" railroads, stage roads, and steamboat routes. Scale ca. 1:1,500,000. L... More

Harmony in the wigwam! Democracy of the right brand-y

Harmony in the wigwam! Democracy of the right brand-y

A comic scene ridiculing the Tammany Democrats of New York City. Tammany headquarters, known as the "Wigwam," here erupts in a drunken fracas over the Democratic platform for the presidential race of 1852. The ... More

Position of the Democratic Party in 1852. "Freemen of America, how long will you be ledd by such leaders"

Position of the Democratic Party in 1852. "Freemen of America, how lon...

A crudely drawn satire bitterly attacking Democratic presidential candidate Franklin Pierce and appealing to the "Freemen of America." The print, possibly executed by a free black, criticizes the Democrats' pla... More

Iron risers of steps in Senate Chamber, n.w.
Washington Aqueduct, front elevation

Washington Aqueduct, front elevation

Drawing. This record contains unverified data from caption card.

U.S. General Post Office, details of boiler setting

U.S. General Post Office, details of boiler setting

Drawing. This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Piping for U.S. Capitol extension, north wing, north side

Piping for U.S. Capitol extension, north wing, north side

Drawing. This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Plan of dome

Plan of dome

U.S. Capitol (drawing). This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Entablature, balustrade, pediment and ceiling of eastern portico of south wing

Entablature, balustrade, pediment and ceiling of eastern portico of so...

U.S. Capitol (drawing). This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Washington Aqueduct, Bridge 6

Washington Aqueduct, Bridge 6

Drawing. This record contains unverified data from caption card.