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The lady's guide to perfect gentility, in manners, dress, and conversation ... also a useful instructor in letter writing, toilet preparations, fancy needlework, millinery, dressmaking, care of wardrobe, the hair, teeth, hands, lips, complexion, etc.

The lady's guide to perfect gentility, in manners, dress, and conversa...

Etiquette manuals are an important source for information on issues relating to the study of nineteenth-century social dance. Thornwell discusses the complexion, appropriate dress, introductions, behavior at pa... more

Map of the Iowa Central Air Line Rail Road and its connections.

Map of the Iowa Central Air Line Rail Road and its connections.

Detailed township map of the north-central states indicating drainage, cities and towns, townships, county boundaries, the road and railroad networks, and in blue overprint the connections with the Iowa Central line.

Township map of Wisconsin showing The Milwaukee & Horicon Rail Road and its connections.

Township map of Wisconsin showing The Milwaukee & Horicon Rail Road an...

Map of Wisconsin and parts of adjacent states showing drainage, state boundaries, township lines, cities, and towns.

Map of the rail-roads of the state of New York prepared under the direction of Silas Seymour, state engineer surveyor.

Map of the rail-roads of the state of New York prepared under the dire...

Map of New York and parts of adjacent states showing drainage, relief by hachures, county boundaries, cities and towns. Different colors indicate railroads in operation, in progress of construction, and proposed.

The author from a photograph by Bingham (Paris)

The author from a photograph by Bingham (Paris)

Three-quarter length portrait of Alexis Sayer, seated, facing front.

Signora Frezzolini, prima donna, Academy of Music, Fourteenth Street, New York City

Signora Frezzolini, prima donna, Academy of Music, Fourteenth Street, ...

Signora Frezzolini, half-length portrait, facing left.

[Abraham Lincoln, immediately prior to Senate nomination, Chicago, Illinois]

[Abraham Lincoln, immediately prior to Senate nomination, Chicago, Ill...

Abraham Lincoln, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right. According to Ostendorf, this portrait by Hessler was copied during Lincoln's campaign and further distributed.

Christ Church, Germantown, Phila. / J. Queen del. ; Sl. Sloan Archt. ; P.S. Duval & Son's lith., Phila.

Christ Church, Germantown, Phila. / J. Queen del. ; Sl. Sloan Archt. ;...

Print shows an exterior view from the street of Christ Church, with pedestrians and a horse-drawn cart in the foreground.

View from the "Dead Rabbit" barricade in Bayard Street, taken at the height of the battle by our own artist, who, as spectator, was present at the fight

View from the "Dead Rabbit" barricade in Bayard Street, taken at the h...

View of fight between two gangs, the "Dead Rabbits" and the "Bowery Boys" in the Sixth Ward, New York City.

Monument of Andrew Jackson in LaFayette Square (Dr. Pyne's church in the background).

Monument of Andrew Jackson in LaFayette Square (Dr. Pyne's church in t...

Photograph shows men standing near memorial in park with St. John's Church in the background.

Ingenio Trinidad propiedad del Sõr. Dn. Esteban Oviedo / / dibujado y litogrdo. por Edo. Laplante ; litografia de L. Marquier.

Ingenio Trinidad propiedad del Sõr. Dn. Esteban Oviedo / / dibujado y ...

Illustration showing sugar refinery plant in Trinidad, Cuba.

Pilots Station / H. Lewis pinx. ; Lith. Jnst. Arnz & Co. Düsseldorf.

Pilots Station / H. Lewis pinx. ; Lith. Jnst. Arnz & Co. Düsseldorf.

Bird's-eye view of harbor, New Orleans, Louisiana.

[Woman ironing at table] / des. by Queen, Dec. 11/57.

[Woman ironing at table] / des. by Queen, Dec. 11/57.

Drawing showing woman ironing by gas or candlelight with a basket of laundry on a chair by the door. Another woman is sketched in at the opposite end of the table.

Yotsuya naitō shijuku

Yotsuya naitō shijuku

Print shows rear view of horses with decorated hooves, a row of shops with shoppers.

Onagigawa gohonmatsu

Onagigawa gohonmatsu

Print shows two men poling a ferry boat filled with travelers on a river or canal; pine tree with limbs supported by posts is in the foreground.

Minowa kanasugi mikawashima

Minowa kanasugi mikawashima

Print shows two red-crowned cranes, one about to land, in a marsh.

Shiba atagoyama

Shiba atagoyama

Print shows a shaman or other religious figure arriving at the shrine at the top of the hill at Atago.

Takanawa ushimachi

Takanawa ushimachi

Print shows a view looking out from a sea wall past the wheel on a cart, two small dogs, and two pieces of melon rind, with ships under sail in the distance.

Millenium

Millenium

Symbolic illustration of the inauguration of the opening of telegraph connections between America and Europe.

Minami-shinagawa samezu kaigan

Minami-shinagawa samezu kaigan

Print shows a bird's-eye view of boats on the river and among the reeds, and buildings along the coastline of Samezu.

Massaki-hen yori Suijin no mori uchigawa sekiya no sato o miru zu

Massaki-hen yori Suijin no mori uchigawa sekiya no sato o miru zu

Print shows a view through a semi-circle of boats on the Uchi River inlet, with blossoms in the foreground and distant view of the Suijin shrine.

Teppōzu inaribashi minato jinja

Teppōzu inaribashi minato jinja

Print shows view from between the masts of a sailboat of the harbor with cargo boats, the Inari Bridge, the Minato shrine, and Mount Fuji in the distance.

William Bradford Reed, 1806-1876

William Bradford Reed, 1806-1876

Half lgth., seated, facing left. U.S. Commissioner to China.

Bristol's Sarsaparilla

Bristol's Sarsaparilla

Poster advertisement showing head-and-shoulders portrait of C. C. Bristol framed with filigree of sarsaparilla plants.

[Construction site for the United States Treasury Building, Washington, D.C.]

[Construction site for the United States Treasury Building, Washington...

Workmen in excavation pit at Treasury Building construction site; hoist is in foreground.

The dry-goods epidemic, Broadway at three P.M. / W. del.

The dry-goods epidemic, Broadway at three P.M. / W. del.

Cover of Harper's Weekly with illustration showing crowd of women, men and children exiting and entering "O.L.D. Pinchpence" dry goods store during a sale.

Seta no sekisho

Seta no sekisho

Print shows a long bridge spanning Seta River, ships and boats on the river, and mountains in the background.

A.B. Young (of Boston) Supervising Architect, Treasury Department.
Ayasegawa kanegafuchi

Ayasegawa kanegafuchi

Print shows a man poling a raft among reeds in marsh area of river with blossoming mimosa(?) tree in the foreground.

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