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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

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

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.

Check and note ends

Check and note ends

This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. No associated name on shelflist card. Copyright deposit.

Minowa kanasugi mikawashima

Minowa kanasugi mikawashima

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

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. Title from item. Blind stamp on mount: Reynolds's Bristolboard. Attributed to Walker based on date, subject matter, ... 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... more

The recent deep snow in Massachusetts: street in New Bedford

The recent deep snow in Massachusetts: street in New Bedford

Illus. in: The Illustrated London News, 1857 Feb. 21. Reference copy may be in LOT 4382H. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

Map of Camden County, New Jersey /

Map of Camden County, New Jersey /

General-content county map showing rural buildings and householders' names; the Camden inset shows city wards and building coverage; the Gloucester inset shows prominent local buildings and churches; the Haddon... more

Kartenskizze von Africa zur vergleichenden Übersicht der Reisen Dr. Barth's und Dr. Livingstone's.

Kartenskizze von Africa zur vergleichenden Übersicht der Reisen Dr. Ba...

Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

[Loss of the Central America--Two illustrations: Mrs. Ellis and her four children in the berth, known as the "birdsnest"; the rescued female passengers of the Central America in the cabin of the brig Marine]

[Loss of the Central America--Two illustrations: Mrs. Ellis and her fo...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1857 Oct. 10, title page.

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. Title from item. Wainwright, 62 Purchase; Marian Carson; 1997; (DLC/PP-1997:105). Forms ... more

Map of Hillsdale Co., Michigan /

Map of Hillsdale Co., Michigan /

Relief shown by hachures. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1857 by Samuel Geil in the Clerks Office of District Court of the Eastern Distrcit of Pennsylvania." Includes business directories, di... more

General map of the United States, showing the area and extent of the free & slave-holding states, and the territories of the Union : also the boundary of the seceding states /

General map of the United States, showing the area and extent of the f...

"Entered in Sta. Hall, London - & according to act of Congress in the year 1857 by H.D. Rogers, in the Clerks Office of the District Court of Massachusetts." Publishers advertisements on cover panels pasted on ... more

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

Jefferson Market, Sixth Avenue, New York City / Tarbell, S. ; A. Hill.

Jefferson Market, Sixth Avenue, New York City / Tarbell, S. ; A. Hill.

Illus. in: Ballou's pictorial, v. 13, no. 16 (1857 Oct. 17), p. 248. Title from item.

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. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print speciali... more

Chart of the head of navigation of the Potomac River : surveyed by order of the Sec. of War for the Corporation of Georgetown D.C. with a view to the improvement of the Georgetown Channel /

Chart of the head of navigation of the Potomac River : surveyed by ord...

Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Includes note. LC copy fold-lined, laminated, halved, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also th... more

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. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-... more

Pandore

Pandore

This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Lafosse.

Shiba atagoyama

Shiba atagoyama

Print shows a shaman or other religious figure arriving at the shrine at the top of the hill at Atago. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06.... more

On the cross

On the cross

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

Bristol's Sarsaparilla

Bristol's Sarsaparilla

Poster advertisement showing head-and-shoulders portrait of C. C. Bristol framed with filigree of sarsaparilla plants. LOT subject: Beverages. Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item.... more

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. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nic... more

The inauguration procession in honor of President Buchanan passing through [...]

The inauguration procession in honor of President Buchanan passing thr...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 3, 1857 March 21, p. 240. Reference copy in PRES FILE - Buchanan, James Inauguration, 1857.

[Capitol, maquette of sculpture 'Landing of Pilgrims' for east pediment of the south wing of the House of Representatives]

[Capitol, maquette of sculpture 'Landing of Pilgrims' for east pedimen...

In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 63. Title devised by Library staff. Designed by Erastus Dow Palmer. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

Map of Washington City, District of Columbia, seat of the federal government : respectfully dedicated to the Senate and the House of Representatives of the United States of North America /

Map of Washington City, District of Columbia, seat of the federal gove...

Cadastral map showing buildings and wards. Shows "W. Twenty Seventh St." correctly; Judiciary Square shown as "Judicary Square." Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Available also ... more

Takata no baba

Takata no baba

Print shows a large target for archery hanging in front of a tree and a horse racing track in the background. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2... more

[Frontis. illus. of 2 men, 2 horses, pack burro, and dog at tent camp beside stream; also title page]

[Frontis. illus. of 2 men, 2 horses, pack burro, and dog at tent camp ...

Frontis. engraving by Richardson - Cox. Illus. in: Frederick Law Olmsted, A Journey Through Texas, 1857. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Camps; Tex. Hist.; Publ. Ind.

Engine, J.H. Devereux, Alexandria

Engine, J.H. Devereux, Alexandria

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

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

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

Photograph shows portrait of Ammi B. Young. Title from item. Attributed to Walker based on date, subject matter, and size of print. Purchase; 1984; (DLC/PP-1984:057).

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. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2... more

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 propose... more

Rear of President's stables & grounds

Rear of President's stables & grounds

Photograph shows White House grounds with stableyard and part of stable. Title from item. Blind stamp on mount: Reynolds's Bristolboard. Attributed to Walker based on date, subject matter, and size of print. Pu... more

[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. Ostendorf, no. 2 (variation) Meserve, n... more

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. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialis... more

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

There, Tom, that's what I call an indoocement

There, Tom, that's what I call an indoocement

"Prices reduced during the holiday season" on sign in front of "Druggist" window. No publication information. (DLC/PP-1933:0118). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress).

Redding and Watson's map of Walworth County, Wisconsin /

Redding and Watson's map of Walworth County, Wisconsin /

"Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1856 by Robert Pearsall Smith in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the eastern district of Pennsylvania." LC Land ownership maps, 1440 Available also ... more

[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. Title from item. Possibly depicts members of Q... more

William Bradford Reed, 1806-1876

William Bradford Reed, 1806-1876

Half lgth., seated, facing left. U.S. Commissioner to China. After a photoprint by Broadbent, of Philadelphia. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, (1857 June 6), p. 357. This record contains unverified data from captio... more

Tuzure no nishiki

Tuzure no nishiki

Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the series: Kiyogaki nanatsu iroha : Seven types of the alphabet beautifully written. Format: ver... more

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