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Catalogue of portraits of distinguished persons foreign and American suitable for illustrating autographs, scrap books, &c. for sale by Charles B. Norton. New York 1857.

Catalogue of portraits of distinguished persons foreign and American s...

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 122, Folder 21a.

[Four scenes from the riot in the Sixth Ward, New York City between the "Bowery Boys" and the "Dead Rabbits" showing: women and men throwing brickbats down on the police, a "Dead Rabbit," a "Bowery Boy," and a "Dead Rabbit," falling at the feet of policeman Shangles]

[Four scenes from the riot in the Sixth Ward, New York City between th...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 4, 1857 July 18, p. 109.

Battle of the Thames - death of Tecumseh / painted by A. Chappel ; engd. by W. Wellstood.

Battle of the Thames - death of Tecumseh / painted by A. Chappel ; eng...

Print shows the death of Tecumseh from a bullet fired by Colonel Richard Johnson at the Battle of the Thames in Ontario, Canada, on October 5th, 1813. Title from item.

[Design drawing for stained glass memorial window of St. Bede]
[Design drawing for stained glass memorial window with St. Stephen for Church of the Good Shepherd in Raleigh, North Carolina]
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.

Great western despatch office, 251 Broadway ... United States Express Co., prop'rs. Time guaranteed via New York & Erie and all other railroads leading west & southwest ... New York, Aug. 11, 1857.

Great western despatch office, 251 Broadway ... United States Express ...

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 122, Folder 11a.

[Design drawing for stained glass window with text "Suffer Little Children To Come Unto Me"]
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. Title from item. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 1, no.... More

Town of Kirkland, Oneida Co., New York /

Town of Kirkland, Oneida Co., New York /

Wall map. Includes ill. of area residences. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Mounted on cloth. Attached to wooden rods along top and bottom of sheet. LC copy imperfect:... More

City statistics ... John Sessford. [Washington, D. C. 1857].
[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. Ostendorf, no. 2 Meserve, no. 6 Published in: Lincoln's photographs: a complete album / by Lloyd Ostendorf. Dayton, OH: Rockywood Press, 1998, p. 6-7.

[Design drawing for stained glass window with text "Not What I Will But What Thou Wilt"]
[Design drawing for stained glass window with Thomas; and James the Less]
[Design drawing for stained glass window with Archangels]
[Design drawing for stained glass tondo window with Lamb of God]
[Design drawing for stained glass window showing St Thomas Aquinas in habit writing Summa Theologica, with face turned up to Holy Light; with symbols]
[Design drawing for metalwork for new lighting fixtures for Trinity Church in Powtucket, Rhode Island]
[Design drawing for stained glass tondo window with abstracted, balanced, negative-and-positive spaced Holy Sprit]
[Design drawing for stained glass window: Johann Sebastian Bach: To the Glory of God; and Martin Luther: A Mighty Fortress is Our God]
[Design drawing for stained glass window with St. David of Wales for St. David's Episcopal Church in Southfield, Michigan]
Teppōzu inaribashi minato jinjya Andō Hiroshige

Teppōzu inaribashi minato jinjya Andō Hiroshige

Print shows view from between the masts of a sailboat of the harbor with cargo boats, the Inari Bridge, a shrine, and Mount Fuji in the distance. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-... More

Minowa kanasugi mikawashima, Ando Hiroshige

Minowa kanasugi mikawashima, Ando Hiroshige

Print shows two red-crowned cranes, one about to land, in a marsh. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the series: Meisho edo hyakkei... More

Loss of the Central America

Loss of the Central America

Seven illustrations showing passengers bailing the ship and carrying coal; Capt. Herndon firing a rocket; lowering women into the boats; the brig Marine waiting for passengers of the boat Central America; portr... More

[Design drawing for stained glass window showing Christ]
[Design drawing for stained glass window showing abstracted, skewed-perspective of Last Supper with palms, architecture, with text "This Do In Rememberance of Me. Thy Will Be Done;" includes possible sketch of the Agony]
[Design drawing for stained glass window showing Disciples, with flames in halos-Pentecost? in dynamic, abstract composition]
Yotsuya naitō shijuku, Andō Hiroshige

Yotsuya naitō shijuku, Andō Hiroshige

Print shows rear view of horses with decorated hooves, a row of shops with shoppers. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the series: ... More

Ground floor of the Treasury extension (Photographed & reduced from a drawing).

Ground floor of the Treasury extension (Photographed & reduced from a ...

Photograph shows an architectural drawing of ground floor plan by Thomas U. Walter. Title from item. Attributed to Walker based on date, subject matter, and size of print. Purchase; 1984; (DLC/PP-1984:057).

Inauguration ball in the immense building erected for the purpose in Judiciary Square, Washington City, March 4th, 1857

Inauguration ball in the immense building erected for the purpose in J...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 3, 1857 March 21, p. 241. Reference copy in PRES FILE - Buchanan, James Inauguration, 1857.

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

[Construction of the United States Treasury Building, Washington, D.C....

Construction equipment and ox teams hauling wagons loaded with stone at the Treasury Building construction site.

Asakusa tanbo torinomachi mōde Andō Hiroshige

Asakusa tanbo torinomachi mōde Andō Hiroshige

Print shows a cat sitting on a wall where the sliding panels have been opened, watching the festival procession in the rice paddies nearby, with view of Mount Fuji in the distance. Title and other descriptive i... More

Hop - picking / J.F. Herring pinxit ; Vincent Brooks lith..

Hop - picking / J.F. Herring pinxit ; Vincent Brooks lith..

This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Herring's Agricultural Scenes, no. 2. Entered according to act of Congress by Williams, Stevens, Williams & Co. ... Southern District of New York. E... More

[Design drawing for stained glass window with Beatific Christ Blessing Little Children]
[Design drawing for stained glass window with Ezekiel; Daniel]
Treasury Dept. (old print), [Washington, D.C.], Sept.1, 1857
Battle of Oriskany, state of New York / Chapin ; Damoreau.

Battle of Oriskany, state of New York / Chapin ; Damoreau.

Print shows scene during the battle at Oriskany, N.Y., with American patriots combating the combined forces of the British, Loyalists, and Natives. General Nicholas Herkimer, commander of the American forces, i... More

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. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1857 Oct. 10, p. 297 (top).

[Firehouse scene showing firemen leaving firehouse pulling a hand-drawn fire engine]

[Firehouse scene showing firemen leaving firehouse pulling a hand-draw...

Marian S. Carson Collection (Library of Congress). Exhibited: American Treasures of the Library of Congress, 1997-1998; loan 4105-L.

[Design drawing for stained glass window with James Major; and Paul]
[Design drawing for stained glass window showing the Crucifixion, with skeleton below]
Loss of the Central America

Loss of the Central America

Three illustrations: side view of the ship the last time she left the port of New York; passengers on raft; and scene of the catastrophe after the sinking of the ship.

Diploma awarded by the People's Agricultural Society of West Jersey / P.S. Duval & Son's Lith. Pa. ; J. Queen del.

Diploma awarded by the People's Agricultural Society of West Jersey / ...

Print shows a bird's-eye view of fairgrounds with a steamboat "Osceola" on the river in the foreground. Includes seven vignettes showing livestock, agricultrual machinery, and, at top center, two female figures... More

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

[Construction of the United States Treasury Building, Washington, D.C....

Illus. in: Views of the Treasury Building, plate 7. Microfilm in LOT 12364.

Tombs in the southern cemetery, Cairo
[Design drawing for stained glass typical nave window showing Joshua at the Walls of Jericho; and David and Goliath with USA Seal, flag for Old Mariners' Church in Detroit, Michigan]
Travellers map of Long Island.

Travellers map of Long Island.

Relief shown in hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Differs from other copy in coloration and boundaries. Map is colored in. Different colors denote the boundari... More

God's mercies amidst the monetary embarrassments of our land. A thanksgiving discourse preached in St. John's Church, Thursday, November 26, 1857, by Rev. Charles Burroughs, D. D. [Washington, D. C. 1857].

God's mercies amidst the monetary embarrassments of our land. A thanks...

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 203, Folder 8.

Frederick Henningsen, Head and Shoulders Portrait

Frederick Henningsen, Head and Shoulders Portrait

Maj. Gen. of Nicaraguan army, head and shoulders, facing slightly right. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, 1857 Apr. 18, p. 304. Referency copy may be in Biog. File - Walker, William, 1824-1860. ... More

[Design drawing for mosaic(?) showing trinity with cross over botanical motif]
[Design drawing for stained glass window showing St. John with Eagle symbol and Lamb of God with text "I Saw a New Heaven and a New Earth"]
The governor's mansion, Lecompton, Kansas Territory

The governor's mansion, Lecompton, Kansas Territory

Men on horseback outside a log building. Title from item. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 1, no. 23 (1857 June 6), p. 356.

Great Eastern & Southern lines. Vermont Central Railroad

Great Eastern & Southern lines. Vermont Central Railroad

Advertisement. Woodcut printed on blue paper by Fowler & Stevenson. Reference copy may be in LOT 4429 C. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Artists, Publ. I.; Ra... More

Cincinnati & St. Louis route. New York to St. Louis, Cairo, Vincennes, Evansville, Louisville & Madison, via Cincinnati and Ohio and Mississippi railroad ... St. Louis 1857.

Cincinnati & St. Louis route. New York to St. Louis, Cairo, Vincennes,...

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 86, Folder 4.

[Emperor Maximilian on horseback]

[Emperor Maximilian on horseback]

Title devised by Library staff. In album: Portraits of rulers, politicians ... relating to the reign of Emperor Maximilian of Mexico, p. 5, lower right.

[Construction equipment on site for the United States Treasury Building, Washington, D.C., during initial stages]

[Construction equipment on site for the United States Treasury Buildin...

Illus. in: Views of the Treasury Building, plate 3. Microfilm in LOT 12364.

[Design drawing for stained glass Memorial mandorla windows "He Healed them All; He Began to Teach them Many Things"]
[Design drawing for stained glass window with cool-toned grid and warm-toned waves or rays]
[Proof for bank note vignette showing men carrying molten metal to casts] / Bald, Cousland & Co., N. York & Phila.
[Design drawing with text "He that Dwelleth in the Secret Place..." and architecture]
[Design drawing for stained glass window with The Agony]
Hannibal, Missouri

Hannibal, Missouri

Raft with sail on river; city in backgrd. Lithograph by Jnst. Arnst & Co. after drawing by H. Lewis. Illus. in: Henry Lewis, Das Illustrirte Mississippithal. Düsseldorf : Arnz & comp ..., 1857, opposite p. 268.... More

Map of Venango County, Pennsylvania /

Map of Venango County, Pennsylvania /

County cadastral map showing townships, warranty-deed survey tracts, tract numbers, real-property tracts, acreages, and landowners' names. Also covers western part of present-day Forest County and shows mills/f... More

1857 Summer arrangement. 1857. Fare $ 1 less than by any other route. Morning line from Whitehall, Lake George and Saratoga, to New York! via Renss. & Saratoga, Albany, Vt. & Canada, and Harlem railroad ... W. J. Campbell, Supt.
[Design drawing for stained glass window for Downing Square]
Original air line and United States mail route! 1857. Spring arrangement. 1857. St. Louis, Alton and Chicago railroad. The only direct route from Chicago or Joliet to St. Louis Kansas and Nebraska ... [Chicago? Ill.] 1857.
Map of Canajoharie, Montgomery Co., New York /

Map of Canajoharie, Montgomery Co., New York /

Survey map showing street rights-of-way, buildings, lot/tract property lines, householders'/landowners' names, and section of Erie Canal. Also covers village of Palatine Bridge. Hand col. in red to emphasize co... More

Map of the city and county of Baltimore, Maryland.

Map of the city and county of Baltimore, Maryland.

Scale [ca. 1:63,360]. Landowners identified. Includes illus. and inset of Baltimore. LC Land ownership maps, 283 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

[Design drawing for stained glass window "In the Temple," American style, beatific with architectural frame for Church of St. Michael and All Angels in Anniston, Alabama]
Samuel Hart & Co.s Club House playing card

Samuel Hart & Co.s Club House playing card

Advertising label with two illustrations: 1. U.S. sailor and soldier (Zouave) holding U.S. flags; 2. Sailor and soldier beside eagle holding shield.

[Design drawing for stained glass window showing Micah with vivid colors, architecture, and mountains]
[Design drawing for stained glass window with St. Gabriel]
[Design drawing for stained glass window showing Archangel Uriel with shield, and architecture (encouraged rebuilding of Jerusalem)]
Map of Medina Co., Ohio /

Map of Medina Co., Ohio /

"Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1854 by Robert Pearsall Smith in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the Eastern Court of Pennsylvania." LC Land ownership maps, 653 Available also throu... More

[Design drawing for stained glass window with Beatific haloed man and child-- Joseph and Christ?]
[Design drawing for stained glass memorial window to St. Paul's prayer group showing St. Paul "I Knew a Man in Christ 2 Cor 12:1," (i.e., 12:2)]
The ladies managers of the Twenty-third National Anti-slavery Bazaar have the satisfaction of announcing its opening at Hall, No. 15 Winter Street, December 23d, at 10 o'clock A. M. ... [Boston, 1856].

The ladies managers of the Twenty-third National Anti-slavery Bazaar h...

Anti-slavery fair. 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 62, Folder 38.

[Design drawing for architectural elements for Chancel treatment (with stained glass windows?) for St. Stephen's Episcopal Church in Earwin, North Carolina]
[Design drawing for stained glass window showing victorious Christ with flag]
The morning prayer - Print, Library of Congress collection

The morning prayer - Print, Library of Congress collection

Currier & Ives : a catalogue raisonné / compiled by Gale Research. Detroit, MI : Gale Research, c1983, no. 4567

Cape Cod association - Print, Library of Congress collection

Cape Cod association - Print, Library of Congress collection

This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Sarony, Major & Knapp. Copyright deposit, southern district of N.Y.

[Design drawing for stained glass memorial window with Holy Sacraments]
[Design drawing for stained glass memorial window with text "As Thou Believed So Be It Done" showing a blond Christ healing African centurion]
[Design drawing for stained glass window showing Christ with sheep with text "The Lord Is My Shepherd"]
[Design drawing for stained glass window]
Engine, J.H. Devereux, Alexandria (Andrew J. Russel)

Engine, J.H. Devereux, Alexandria (Andrew J. Russel)

Photograph shows the ornately decorated locomotive J.H. Devereux, of the United States Military Railroad with two crew members on board outside the roundhouse at the Alexandria station. Title from item. Publish... More

[Design drawing for stained glass memorial window with Magi]
Beware of rats! The following is a list of rats working at J. C. McGuire's bindery: Dandy rat---- W. P. Venerable: Sucking do---- Robert Foster: One-eyed do.--- T. L. Lamb: King do.---- Bob Connell. They can be seen at the rat trap in Cox's alle

Beware of rats! The following is a list of rats working at J. C. McGui...

Dated in manuscript. 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 203, Folder 2.

Bridgeport Conn. and environs, from Old Mill Hill / WS ;  drawn from nature & on stone by W. Stængel, 66 Cannon St. ; print of A. Weingartner's Lithy, 87 Fulton St. N.Y.

Bridgeport Conn. and environs, from Old Mill Hill / WS ; drawn from n...

Print showing cityscape view of Bridgeport, Connecticut from a nearby hill. Title from item. Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1857 by John Cornwall, in the Clerk's Office of the District of Connecticut.

[Design drawing for stained glass window with St Augustine of Hippo]
[Construction of the United States Treasury Building, Washington, D.C., during initial stages]

[Construction of the United States Treasury Building, Washington, D.C....

Illus. in: Views of the Treasury Building, plate 2. Microfilm in LOT 12364.

[Design drawing with icons of the arts: drama, music, astronomy, etc. with text "All Thy Works Shall Praise Thou O Lord Psalm 145:10"]
[Design drawing for stained glass blue abstract window]
[Design drawing for stained glass window for Fort Monmouth Post Chapel in Ft. Monmouth, New Jersey, showing Lancet in rectangle with Prodigal Son and Good Shepherd. Also, Troop Command Patch to be added to bottom]
Seta no sekisho, Andō Hiroshige

Seta no sekisho, Andō Hiroshige

Print shows a long bridge spanning Seta River, ships and boats on the river, and mountains in the background. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2... More

[Design drawing for mosaic mural showing Angel with harp, rabbit, birds in flora]
[Design drawing for stained glass window with floral/round composition with Holy Spirit at center, fish, and architectural/arcade gate as unifying element; Charlotte, North Carolina]
[Design drawing for stained glass window showing Young Christ in the Temple, with mid grid, thick mullions over single composition]
[Sir Charles Lyell, full-length portrait, seated at small table, facing left]

[Sir Charles Lyell, full-length portrait, seated at small table, facin...

Henry Carrington Bolton Collection. In carte de visite album.

[Design drawing for stained glass window showing the wedding at Cana]
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