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[A farmer plowing a field]

[A farmer plowing a field]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Ruralia commoda. [Augsburg] : Johann Schüssler, ca. 16 Feb. (XIIII Kal. Mart.) 1471. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western technology ... / ... more

Agriculture, labourage

Agriculture, labourage

Print shows plowing and planting in a farm setting, also shows a view of a harrow and a plow. Title from item. Illus. in: Encyclopédie; ou, Dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers, par une s... more

[Engraving from Diderot, Encyclopédie, v. 1, pl. 60, Agriculture, Jardinage]

[Engraving from Diderot, Encyclopédie, v. 1, pl. 60, Agriculture, Jard...

Illus. in: Diderot. Encyclopédie, ou, Dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers, v. 1, pl. 60. Livourne, 1770-1775. Reference copy may be in LOT 4434B. This record contains unverified, old dat... more

[Engraving from Diderot, Encyclopédie, v. 1, pl. 9, Agriculture]

[Engraving from Diderot, Encyclopédie, v. 1, pl. 9, Agriculture]

Illus. in: Diderot, Encyclopédie, v. 1, pl. 9. Illus. in: Diderot. Encyclopédie, ou, Dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers, v. 1, pl. 9. Livourne, 1770-1775. Reference copy may be in LOT 4... more

[Engraving from Diderot, Encyclopédie, v. 1, pl. 1, Agriculture, Labourage]

[Engraving from Diderot, Encyclopédie, v. 1, pl. 1, Agriculture, Labou...

Illus. in: Diderot. Encyclopédie, ou, Dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers, v. 1, pl. 1. Livourne, 1770-1775. Reference copy may be in LOT 4434B. This record contains unverified, old data... more

[Watermelon with plant growing in the background]

[Watermelon with plant growing in the background]

Title devised by Library staff. Gift; Mrs. David Murray; 1909. Forms part of: David Murray collection. Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

[Parsnips or carrots with plant growing in the background]

[Parsnips or carrots with plant growing in the background]

Title devised by Library staff. Gift; Mrs. David Murray; 1909. Forms part of: David Murray collection. Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

[Satoimo taro potato with plant growing in the background]

[Satoimo taro potato with plant growing in the background]

Title devised by Library staff. Gift; Mrs. David Murray; 1909. Forms part of: David Murray collection. Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

[Bamboo shoot with plant growing in the background]

[Bamboo shoot with plant growing in the background]

Title devised by Library staff. Gift; Mrs. David Murray; 1909. Forms part of: David Murray collection. Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

[Eggplants with plant growing in the background]

[Eggplants with plant growing in the background]

Title devised by Library staff. Gift; Mrs. David Murray; 1909. Forms part of: David Murray collection. Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

[Sweet potato or yam with plant growing in the background]

[Sweet potato or yam with plant growing in the background]

Title devised by Library staff. Gift; Mrs. David Murray; 1909. Forms part of: David Murray collection. Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

[Pale green squash with white flesh and many seeds, with plant vines growing in the background]

[Pale green squash with white flesh and many seeds, with plant vines g...

Title devised by Library staff. Gift; Mrs. David Murray; 1909. Forms part of: David Murray collection. Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

[Daikon radish with plant growing in the background]

[Daikon radish with plant growing in the background]

Title devised by Library staff. Gift; Mrs. David Murray; 1909. Forms part of: David Murray collection. Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

Jackson ticket. Agriculture, commerce and manufactures

Jackson ticket. Agriculture, commerce and manufactures

Election ticket with image of anchor, bales, and barrels on a shore, and sailing vessels beyond. Trunk in foreground is labeled "Edes Print" (printer's imprint)?

Jackson ticket.  Agriculture, commerce and manufactures

Jackson ticket. Agriculture, commerce and manufactures

Election ticket with image of a three-masted sailing vessel. Title appears as it is written on the item. Published in: American political prints, 1766-1876 / Bernard F. Reilly. Boston : G.K. Hall, 1991, entry 1828-6.

York County Agricultural Society for the promotion of agriculture, horticulture, and the mechanic, domestic, and household arts / J. Queen del. ; P.S. Duval & Co. Lith press Phil.

York County Agricultural Society for the promotion of agriculture, hor...

Print shows a certificate with vignettes on the sides, top, and bottom showing a pastoral scene at top with farm animals (horses, pigs, cows, and sheep) grazing in pastures, with a city in the background, on th... more

York County Agricultural Society, for the promotion of agriculture, horticulture, and the mechanic, domestic, and household arts / J. Queen delt. ; lith. of P.S. Duval & Co.

York County Agricultural Society, for the promotion of agriculture, ho...

Print shows a certificate with vignettes on the sides, top, and bottom showing a pastoral scene at top with farm animals (horses, pigs, cows, and sheep) grazing in pastures, with a city in the background, on th... more

California, in-doors and out; or, How we farm, mine, and live generally in the Golden State

California, in-doors and out; or, How we farm, mine, and live generall...

During her three years as matron of the Female Prison at Sing Sing, 1844-1848, Eliza Burhans Farnham (1815-1864) tried to institute reforms based on phrenology. Discharged from the post, she soon learned that h... more

Ramblings in California : containing a description of the country, life at the mines, state of society, &c. Interspersed with characteristic anecdotes, and sketches from life, being the five years' experience of a gold digger

Ramblings in California : containing a description of the country, lif...

Pringle Shaw was a Briton or Canadian who spent five years in California in the 1850s. Ramblings in California (1857?) falls into two parts. The first half is an analytical study of California's varied resident... more

Diploma of the Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture, awarded to [blank] at the annual exhibition held at Powelton, Philada. Sept. 1860 / Schmolze 1860 ; J. Queen ; P.S. Duval & Son. Lith. Philada.

Diploma of the Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture, awarded...

Print shows two young men leading an ox team pulling a wagon loaded with hay on which a woman and children are riding; also shows farm animals and two female figures possibly representing Demeter, the goddess o... more

[Diploma of the Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture, awarded to [blank] at the annual exhibition held at Powelton, Philada. Sept. 1860] / Schmolze 1860 ; J. Queen.

[Diploma of the Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture, awarde...

Print shows two young men leading an ox team pulling a wagon loaded with hay on which a woman and children are riding; also shows farm animals and two female figures possibly representing Demeter, the goddess o... more

[The Waltham Bank one hundred dollar private bank note proof]

[The Waltham Bank one hundred dollar private bank note proof]

Print shows vignettes of sailors on wharf with steamship; girl and boy with grazing cows and sheep; and factory. Title devised by Library staff. On verso: Deposited April 8, 1862. The Waltham bank, proprs. See ... more

[The Waltham Bank twenty dollar private bank note proof]

[The Waltham Bank twenty dollar private bank note proof]

Print shows vignettes of goddesses with grain and a scythe, possibly Ceres; a woman fetching water and horses drinking at a trough; and a woman working a spinning wheel as a factory operates in the distance.

The tax on tobacco. Extract of the bi-monthly report of the commissioners of agriculture, dated October 31st 1864 ... Respectfully J. S. Gans. New York, Dec. 1, 1864.

The tax on tobacco. Extract of the bi-monthly report of the commission...

Title. 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 125, Folder 30.

Sposoby orosheniia pashnei. Vodopod"emnaia [sic] mashina u Kirgiz

Sposoby orosheniia pashnei. Vodopod"emnaia [sic] mashina u Kirgiz

Photograph shows an ox-drawn water-pumping machine being used by a Kyrgyz to irrigate fields.

The great November contest. Patriotism: versus Bummerism

The great November contest. Patriotism: versus Bummerism

The strongly racist character of the Democratic presidential campaign of 1868 is displayed full-blown in this elaborate attack on Reconstruction and Republican support of Negro rights. Horses with the heads of ... more

Letters from the Pacific slope; or First impressions

Letters from the Pacific slope; or First impressions

Harvey Rice (1800-1891), a Cleveland lawyer and newspaper publisher, and his wife traveled by rail to California in 1869. Letters from the Pacific slope (1870) contains Rice's account of that journey, broken by... more

Six months in California

Six months in California

J.G. Player-Frowd was an English visitor to California in the early 1870s. Six months in California (1872) is a traveler's guide based on that visit, recounting stays in Omaha, Salt Lake City, the Sierras, Lake... more

International Exhibition, Phila., Pa.: Agriculture Hall from South Gallery

International Exhibition, Phila., Pa.: Agriculture Hall from South Gal...

Stereo copyrighted by the Centennial Photographic Co. No. 2266. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Cannons; Horticulture; Agriculture; Photog. Hist.; Shelf.

International Exhibition, Phila., Pa.: Agriculture Hall from North Gallery

International Exhibition, Phila., Pa.: Agriculture Hall from North Gal...

Stereo copyrighted by the Centennial Photographic Co. No. 2269. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Cannons; Horticulture; Agriculture; Photog. Hist.; Shelf.

Map of San Saba County : exhibiting the extent of public surveys, land grants, and other official information ; compiled from the records of the General Land Office at Austin, showing also geology, agriculture, and mineral districts and all important details /

Map of San Saba County : exhibiting the extent of public surveys, land...

Relief shown in hachures. Shows landownership. LC Land ownership maps, 1122 Inset view of San Saba City. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Letters from California: its mountains, valleys, plains, lakes, rivers, climate and productions. Also its railroads, cities, towns and people, as seen in 1876

Letters from California: its mountains, valleys, plains, lakes, rivers...

David L. Phillips (1823-1880) took his tubercular son to California in 1876 in hope that the change of climate would aid the boy. Letters from California (1877) were originally published in the Illinois State J... more

Raincoat, umbrella hat, brush hook, spade, hoe, sickle

Raincoat, umbrella hat, brush hook, spade, hoe, sickle

Drawings show, in top illustration, a raincoat and a traditional conical hat; and in bottom illustration, four farm implements.

Cha (tea)

Cha (tea)

Drawing shows a branch, leaves, and blossoms of a tea tree. Title from item. Unsigned, possibly by Kano, 1878. From the "Agriculture" series. Gift; Mrs. David Murray; 1909. Forms part of: David Murray collectio... more

[Mame - green bean or pea plant showing vine, leaves, pods, and blossoms] / Kanemori.

[Mame - green bean or pea plant showing vine, leaves, pods, and blosso...

Title from item. From the "Agriculture" series. Gift; Mrs. David Murray; 1909. Forms part of: David Murray collection. Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

[Mame - pea or bean plant showing vine, leaves, pods, and blossoms] / Matsuwo[?].

[Mame - pea or bean plant showing vine, leaves, pods, and blossoms] / ...

Title from item. Slip of paper with Japanese text is pasted over portion of image at top center. From the "Agriculture" series. Gift; Mrs. David Murray; 1909. Forms part of: David Murray collection. Forms part ... more

Agricultural laborer

Agricultural laborer

Drawing shows a 19th century Japanese farm worker with shoulder pole carrying baskets of produce. Title from item. Inscribed in pencil on lower left corner of paper mount: Kano Sep. 1878. Gift; Mrs. David Murra... more

Spade, flail, harrow

Spade, flail, harrow

Drawing shows a 19th century Japanese spade, flail, and harrow. Title from item. Inscribed in pencil on lower left corner of paper mount: Kano Sep. 1878. Gift; Mrs. David Murray; 1909. Forms part of: David Murr... more

Kaki (persimmon)

Kaki (persimmon)

Drawing shows a kaki, or Japanese persimmon, with stem, part of branch, and leaves. Title from item. Unsigned, possibly by Kano, 1878. From the "Agriculture" series. Gift; Mrs. David Murray; 1909. Forms part of... more

Momo (peach)

Momo (peach)

Drawing shows a peach, with stem, branch, leaves, and blossoms. Title from item. Unsigned, possibly by Kano, 1878. From the "Agriculture" series. Gift; Mrs. David Murray; 1909. Forms part of: David Murray colle... more

Awa - goma / Kanemori.

Awa - goma / Kanemori.

Drawing shows two plants, a type of millet and a stalk showing sesame seeds and leaves.

Mikan

Mikan

Drawing shows the unshū mikan, a type of orange, with stem, part of branch, and leaves.

Cultivator

Cultivator

Drawing shows a 19th century Japanese cultivator. Title from item. Inscribed in pencil on lower left corner of paper mount: Kano Sep. 1878. Gift; Mrs. David Murray; 1909. Forms part of: David Murray collection.... more

Tabako

Tabako

Drawing shows a stalk with leaves and blossoms of a tobacco plant.

Water wheel

Water wheel

Drawing shows a 19th century Japanese farm worker pedaling a human-powered waterwheel.

Harrow, hetchel, rake

Harrow, hetchel, rake

Drawing shows a 19th century Japanese horseshoe-shaped harrow, hetchel, and rake. Title from item. Inscribed in pencil on lower left corner of paper mount: Kano Oct. 1878. Gift; Mrs. David Murray; 1909. Forms p... more

Dom. animals / drawn by Watanabe.

Dom. animals / drawn by Watanabe.

Drawing shows a domestic chicken. Title from item. Inscribed in pencil on lower left corner of paper mount: Drawn by Watanabe Dec. 1878. From the "Agriculture" series. Gift; Mrs. David Murray; 1909. Forms part ... more

Momo (peach)

Momo (peach)

Drawing shows a peach, with stem, part of branch, leaves, and blossoms.

Industrial exhibition, Pennsylvania State Agricultural Society

Industrial exhibition, Pennsylvania State Agricultural Society

17096 U.S. Copyright Office. General information about the Popular and Applied Graphic Art print materials is available at: https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.pga Title information compiled by Junior Fellows, 2005-... more

Prospectus of a National Agricultural, Horticultural, Mineral, and Live Stock Exhibition

Prospectus of a National Agricultural, Horticultural, Mineral, and Liv...

General information about the Popular and Applied Graphic Art print materials is available at: https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.pga Title information compiled by Junior Fellows, 2005-2017. Southern Exposition Com... more

Ranch life in California. Extracted from the home correspondence of E.M.H

Ranch life in California. Extracted from the home correspondence of E....

The author, Evelyn M.H., was a young Englishwoman who accompanied her husband and his two brothers to California in 1885. Ranch life in California (1886) is based on her letters home, beginning with her Atlanti... more

A California tramp and later footprints; or, Life on the plains and in the Golden state thirty years ago, with miscellaneous sketches in prose and verse ... Illustrated with thirty-nine wood and photo-engravings

A California tramp and later footprints; or, Life on the plains and in...

Thaddeus S. Kenderdine made his way from Philadelphia to Michigan in 1858, staying only a month before he determined to head to California. He remained for only a year, returning to New York in 1859. A Californ... more

Notes of two trips to California and return, taken in 1883 and 1886-7,

Notes of two trips to California and return, taken in 1883 and 1886-7,

Solomon Mead (1808-1897) of Greenwich, Connecticut, first visited California in 1883 as part of a Cook's railroad tour, the "Continental Excursion Party," and he returned with one of his sons in 1886 by steamsh... more

Commissioner Butler to Captain Tillman. I have just read Captain B. R. Tillman's charges against the Department of Agriculture and against myself, made in his Greenville speech ... A. P. Butler. Commissioner of Agriculture, Columbia, S. C. June

Commissioner Butler to Captain Tillman. I have just read Captain B. R....

On verso: 1890, June 12. 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 173, Folder 26.

Far-West sketches,

Far-West sketches,

Jessie Benton Frémont (1824-1902), the daughter of a Missouri Senator and wife of explorer John Charles Frémont, first came to California in 1849, when she and her young daughter spent six months at her husba... more

Our Italy,

Our Italy,

Famed essayist and journalist Charles Dudley Warner (1829-1900) was the editor of the Hartford, Connecticut, Courant and a contributing editor to Harper's Magazine. Our Italy (1891) is Warner's account of a tri... more

Happy days in southern California,

Happy days in southern California,

Frederick Hastings Rindge (1857-1905) moved from Cambridge, Massachusetts, to Los Angeles in 1882 and bought the famed rancho at Malibu, which he dubbed "Laudamus Farm." Happy days in southern California (1898)... more

[Trans-Mississippi and international exposition, Omaha, Neb.]: Agriculture Bldg.

[Trans-Mississippi and international exposition, Omaha, Neb.]: Agricul...

Swan boat on lagoon in foregrd. Photo copyrighted by F.A. Rinehart, Omaha. No. 449. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Boats...; Exhibitions; Photog. I.; Neb. Om... more

Its good is doubtful - its harm is certain / Keppler.

Its good is doubtful - its harm is certain / Keppler.

Print shows two smug, well-dressed men, one labeled "Exporter" and the other labeled "Farmer" riding in a fine carriage driven by the Roman god Mercury, his cape labeled "Commerce", and drawn by two horses labe... more

Glimpses of California and the missions,

Glimpses of California and the missions,

Helen Hunt Jackson (1830-1885) of Amherst, Massachusetts, turned to writing after the death of her first husband in 1863. Her marriage to William Jackson, a wealthy Denver Quaker, brought her to the West in 187... more

[Harvey Washington Wiley, looking through optical instrument in laboratory at the U.S. Department of Agriculture Bureau of Chemistry]

[Harvey Washington Wiley, looking through optical instrument in labora...

Photo made for article in N.Y. Herald, 1902 May. Harvey W. Wiley Collection.

Nicaragua /

Nicaragua /

Agricultural map. Relief shown by gradient tints and spot heights. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Floral clock and north end of Palace of Agriculture, from Ceylon Building, St. Louis World's Fair.

Floral clock and north end of Palace of Agriculture, from Ceylon Build...

H52973 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. No. S. 136.

Entrance to Agriculture Building, from Ceylon Building, St. Louis, Exposition.
Apotheosis of Washington. Agriculture detail

Apotheosis of Washington. Agriculture detail

Title devised by cataloger. Photograph of a fresco by Constantino Brumidi showing the goddess Ceres representing agriculture; located in theUnited States Capitol. "G 1663" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no... more

Massive clock with floral dial and hands 50 ft long north end of Agriculture Building, World's Fair, St. Louis, U. S. A.

Massive clock with floral dial and hands 50 ft long north end of Agric...

H52272 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. No. 5852.

Palace of Agriculture

Palace of Agriculture

Postcard shows an ornate building at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition in Saint Louis. G 6750 U.S. Copyright Office. "A Glimpse of the World's Wonder #12" Copyright 1904, Lou. Pur. Exp. Co. Samuel Cupples Envel... more