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Old Winder Building, 17th St., N.W., below Pa. Ave., Washington, D.C.

Old Winder Building, 17th St., N.W., below Pa. Ave., Washington, D.C.

Photograph shows the Winder Building in a state of disrepair with peeling paint and the street dug up. Title from item. Forms part of: Brady-Handy Photograph Collection (Library of Congress).

James Rivington / Engraved by A. H. Ritchie.

James Rivington / Engraved by A. H. Ritchie.

This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

[Printed] Letter from Col. John H. George.

[Printed] Letter from Col. John H. George.

From the Oliver R. Barrett Collection.

Berne. Nydeck Bridge

Berne. Nydeck Bridge

View of Bern, Switzerland and the Nydeck Bridge over the River Aar. In album: Athens, Egypt, Rhine, Switzerland, Tyrol, Salzburg, opposite p. 30 , upper left.

Nuremburg. Door of the Frauenkirche

Nuremburg. Door of the Frauenkirche

In album: Prague, Innsbruck, Munich, Nuremberg, Dresden, Berlin, Hombourg, Edinburgh, opposite p. 182. No. 344.

$200 reward! The sum of two hundred dollars will be paid for the arrest and return of William Wells, who escaped from the U. S. Penitentiary December 26, 1860 ... C. P. Sengstack, warden. [Washington, D. C. 1860].

$200 reward! The sum of two hundred dollars will be paid for the arres...

Reward. 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 204, Folder 6.

[Eldad Holmes, New York City merchant, half-length portrait, seated holding a telescope(?), facing right]

[Eldad Holmes, New York City merchant, half-length portrait, seated ho...

Title devised by Library staff. Reference copy in BIOG FILE.

[The Japanese dress]

[The Japanese dress]

Title and other information from Beall. Signed with butterfly on plate and in pencil. Coll. mark: H. G. Whittemore (Lugt suppl. 1384a). Ex coll. : J. Caldwell. American prints in the Library of Congress : a cat... more

C. Grover
Ruines Romaines de Thamugas. Voie triumphale / ND Phot.

Ruines Romaines de Thamugas. Voie triumphale / ND Phot.

Ruins of Roman triumphal street in city of Thamugadi (Timgad), Algeria. Title from item. No. 367.

Ikoku kotoba - Amerika

Ikoku kotoba - Amerika

Japanese print shows a Russian woman playing the flute and an English man holding a rifle. Includes Japanese translations of English words on recto of print, e.g. kome/ raisu (rice), mugi / beruri (barley), cha... more

Board and instruction for young girls. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Folsom, of Cambridge receive into their family a few young girls for board and instruction ... Cambridge, 1st July 1860.

Board and instruction for young girls. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Folsom, of...

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 66, Folder 13.

Granada. Interior de la Sala de Justicia mirando al Patio de los Leones (Alhambra) / J. Laurent. Madrid.

Granada. Interior de la Sala de Justicia mirando al Patio de los Leone...

View from the Hall of Justice toward the Court of Lions, Alhambra, Granada, Spain. In album: Spain, opposite p. 40. No. 1133.

Camp of R.I. Regiment

Camp of R.I. Regiment

Title inscribed upper right. Inscribed upper left: head quarters. Inscribed lower left: deep piazzas all round two upper stories. Formerly Waud no. C-161. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.1088) Forms p... more

Edinburg. Canongate Tolbooth, 1591

Edinburg. Canongate Tolbooth, 1591

Street in Canongate section of Edinburgh; Canongate Tolbooth (with clock) in center of photograph. In album: Prague, Innsbruck, Munich, Nuremberg, Dresden, Berlin, Hombourg, Edinburgh, p. 196. No. 373.

Comfort for soldiers!! Knowles' American insect destroyer, for the destruction of roaches, ants, flies, moths, bedbuga, mosquitos, flies, lice, &c., and to every kind of insect it is certain death. Indispensable for the army! ... Agents wanted.

Comfort for soldiers!! Knowles' American insect destroyer, for the des...

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 205, Folder 65.

Prague. Old bridge over the Moldau

Prague. Old bridge over the Moldau

View toward the Hradčany with the Charles Bridge in the foreground. In album: Prague, Innsbruck, Munich, Nuremberg, Dresden, Berlin, Hombourg, Edinburgh, opposite p. 148. No. 289.

Wm. Barry
New York Central railroad company's express freight line! Boston to the western & S. western states and Canadas, via Buffalo, susp'n bridge & Lewiston ... Boston. Fred Rogers, printer. [1860].

New York Central railroad company's express freight line! Boston to th...

Handwritten on verso: Aug 1860. 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 66, Folder 42.

[Henry Laurens Dawes, senator of Mass., three-quarters length portrait, seated, facing right]

[Henry Laurens Dawes, senator of Mass., three-quarters length portrait...

Date based on similar image in the Brady-Handy Collection (LC-BH824- 5365).

[How we get gold in California: "Fremont Mill and vein, Mariposa", "Ground sluicing, at Gold Hill", "winnowing gold, near Chinese camp," and "ocean beach mining, at gold bluff]

[How we get gold in California: "Fremont Mill and vein, Mariposa", "Gr...

Wood engraving from Harper's Monthly, Volume 20, 1860. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

Map of Noble County, Indiana /

Map of Noble County, Indiana /

LC Land ownership maps, 161 Includes business directories, distance table, population statistical tables, views of public, residential, and commercial buildings. Insets: Plat of Cromwell -- Plat of Brimfield --... more

[Sketch of the Rapidan River Station and Racoon Ford in Orange County, Va.].

[Sketch of the Rapidan River Station and Racoon Ford in Orange County,...

Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title, date, and scale derived from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil (some col.) on ruled paper, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), ... more

W.H.F. Lee
Maj. Gen. John A. Dix

Maj. Gen. John A. Dix

Photoprint by Brady. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

Ascension, Mont Blanc

Ascension, Mont Blanc

Four men on glacier. In album: Athens, Egypt, Rhine, Switzerland, Tyrol, Salzburg, opposite p.33, upper left.

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