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A compleat description of the province of Carolina in 3 parts : 1st, the improved part from the surveys of Maurice Mathews & Mr. John Love : 2ly, the west part by Capt. Tho. Nairn : 3ly, a chart of the coast from Virginia to Cape Florida /

A compleat description of the province of Carolina in 3 parts : 1st, t...

Shows coastal area from North Carolina to Florida. Relief shown pictorially. Depth shown by soundings. Prime meridian: Charles Town. Mounted on cloth. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ... more

[The Investiture of Charleston, S.C. by the English army, in 1780. With the position of each corps.

[The Investiture of Charleston, S.C. by the English army, in 1780. Wit...

Scale ca. 1:17,500. Title from William Faden's Catalogue of a curious and valuable collection of original maps and plans. 1862. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1559 ... more

Ichnography of Charleston, South-Carolina : at the request of Adam Tunno, Esq., for the use of the Phœnix Fire-Company of London, taken from actual survey, 2d August 1788 /

Ichnography of Charleston, South-Carolina : at the request of Adam Tun...

Scale 1:4,800; 400 ft. to 1 in. Oriented with north toward the lower right. "Published 1st Jan'y 1790 by E. Petrie, No. 13 America Square." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster im... more

New Salem, home of Abraham Lincoln 1831 to 1837.

New Salem, home of Abraham Lincoln 1831 to 1837.

Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye-view. "Adopted as authentic by Old Salem Chautauqua Association, 1909." LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 176 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as... more

Artist group - Mathew Brady seated on left

Artist group - Mathew Brady seated on left

Photograph shows group portrait of artists who participated in the art exhibition at the Metropolitan Fair in New York City, 1864, held to support the United States Sanitary Commission, "for the relief of the s... more

[Portrait of seated man holding the Charleston Zeitung, possibly the owner of the newspaper company, Franz Melchers]

[Portrait of seated man holding the Charleston Zeitung, possibly the o...

Title devised by Library staff. Purchase; Dennis A. Waters; 2014; (DLC/PP-2014:147). Forms part of: Daguerreotype Collection (Library of Congress). Vender : Dennis A. Waters.

[Abraham Lincoln while campaigning for the U.S. Senate, taken in Chicago, Illinois

[Abraham Lincoln while campaigning for the U.S. Senate, taken in Chica...

Title devised by Library staff. Original photograph: The original daguerreotype is at the Chicago Historical Society. Ostendorf, no. 6 Meserve, no. 3 Published in: Lincoln's photographs: a complete album / by L... more

[Hon. Andrew Johnson, half-length portrait, facing left]

[Hon. Andrew Johnson, half-length portrait, facing left]

Brady-Handy Collection (Library of Congress). Print reversed from original(?) LC-BH82-4437.

Paris, New York & Philadelphia fashions for spring & summer 1855, published & sold by F. Mahan, No. 186 Chesnut Street, Philadelphia / P.S. Duval & Co's Steam lith. Press, Philada.

Paris, New York & Philadelphia fashions for spring & summer 1855, publ...

Print shows in two horizontal panels, at top, men, a woman, and two children standing in a large drawing room, and at bottom, men, a woman, and two children standing outdoors on a street at seaside. At bottom c... 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

[Abraham Lincoln while a traveling lawyer, taken in Danville, Illinois

[Abraham Lincoln while a traveling lawyer, taken in Danville, Illinois

Illus. in: The Photographs of Abraham Lincoln / Frederick Hill Meserve. New York, Privately printed, 1911, p. 43. Original photograph: The original ambrotype is at the Illinois State Historical Library. Ostendo... 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. 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.

[Abraham Lincoln, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left. Reversed and retouched copy of photo by Alexander Hessler]

[Abraham Lincoln, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left. Reversed a...

"On February 28, 1857, Alexander Hesler took the famous photograph of Lincoln in Chicago. About seven months earlier, so the story went, Lincoln had posed for William H. Masters of Princeton, Illinois. No photo... more

[Abraham Lincoln, half-length portrait, facing left]

[Abraham Lincoln, half-length portrait, facing left]

Photo shows Abraham Lincoln in an image that was widely reproduced on presidential campaign ribbins in 1860. Lincoln reportedly liked the photograph and often signed prints for admirers. (Source: Ostendorf, p. ... more

[Abraham Lincoln, bust-length portrait, facing right]

[Abraham Lincoln, bust-length portrait, facing right]

Ostendorf, no. 12 Meserve, no. 4 Original photograph: The original tintype is at the National Lincoln Museum (Old Ford's Theatre), according to Ostendorf. Published in: Lincoln's photographs: a complete album /... more

[Abraham Lincoln, half-length portrait, facing right]

[Abraham Lincoln, half-length portrait, facing right]

Photo shows Abraham Lincoln in an image that was widely reproduced on presidential campaign ribbons in 1860. Lincoln reportedly liked the photograph and often signed prints for admirers. (Source: Ostendorf, p. ... more

[Abraham Lincoln, half-length portrait, facing right]

[Abraham Lincoln, half-length portrait, facing right]

Photo shows Abraham Lincoln in an image that was widely reproduced on presidential campaign ribbins in 1860. Lincoln reportedly liked the photograph and often signed prints for admirers. (Source: Ostendorf, p. ... more

[Abraham Lincoln, half-length portrait, facing right]

[Abraham Lincoln, half-length portrait, facing right]

Photo shows Abraham Lincoln in an image that was widely reproduced on presidential campaign ribbons in 1860. Lincoln reportedly liked the photograph and often signed prints for admirers. (Source: Ostendorf, p. ... more

[Andrew Johnson, Senator from Tennessee, Thirty-fifth Congress, half-length portrait]

[Andrew Johnson, Senator from Tennessee, Thirty-fifth Congress, half-l...

Illus. in: McClees' gallery of photographic portraits of the senators, representatives & delegates of the thirty-fifth Congress... Washington: McClees & Beck, [1859], page 228. Each item includes subject's orig... more

[Two unidentified soldiers of the Richmond Light Infantry Blues, later assigned to Co. A, 46th Virginia Infantry Regiment, in uniform]

[Two unidentified soldiers of the Richmond Light Infantry Blues, later...

Title devised by Library staff. Case: Berg, no. 1-39. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2014; (DLC/PP 2014:202) More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.lilj Purchased from: Ann... more

Hon. Abraham Lincoln,

Hon. Abraham Lincoln,

Print showing Abraham Lincoln, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right.

[Rocca portrait of Lincoln]

[Rocca portrait of Lincoln]

Lincoln's facsimile signature at bottom of portrait.

Great mass meeting to endorse the call of the legislature of South Carolina for a state conv. to discuss the question of secession from the Union, held at Institute Hall, Charleston, S.C. on Monday, Nov. 12, 1860

Great mass meeting to endorse the call of the legislature of South Car...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, 1860 Nov. 24, p. 8-9. Reference copy may be in LOT 4412A. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

[Abraham Lincoln, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front]

[Abraham Lincoln, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front]

The Library's print is a copy of an ambrotype by T. Painter Pearson, Macomb, Illinois. This print is reversed from the ambrotype. Ostendorf, no. 8 (variant) Meserve, no. 11 Published in: Lincoln's photographs: ... more

Secession meeting in front of the Mills House, Meeting Street, Charleston, S.C. [with portraits of Hon. James Chesnut, Jr., seceding Senator from South Carolina; Hon.Robert Toombs, Senator from Georgia; and Hon. Alexander H. Stephens, Ex-Senator of Georgia]

Secession meeting in front of the Mills House, Meeting Street, Charles...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 11, no. 262 (1860 Dec. 1), p. 24. Reference copy may be in LOT 4421-A. Caption card tracings: US ... more

[Abraham Lincoln: President-elect]

[Abraham Lincoln: President-elect]

Abraham Lincoln, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left. Ostendorf, no. 40 Meserve, no. 33 Published in: Lincoln's photographs: a complete album / by Lloyd Ostendorf. Dayton, OH: Rockywood Press, 1998, p. 67.

Interior of Secession Hall

Interior of Secession Hall

Photograph showing the interior of St. Andrew's Hall, or Secession Hall, in Charleston, South Carolina. Title from item. Photograph by George S. Cook. Information about date and photographer from: Portraits of ... more

Great mass meeting to endorse the call of the Legislature of South  Carolina for a state convention to discuss the question of secession from the Union, held at Institute Hall, Charleston, S.C., on Monday, Nov. 12, 1860

Great mass meeting to endorse the call of the Legislature of South Ca...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 11, no. 261 (1860 Nov. 24), pp. 8-9. Reference copy may be in LOT 4421-A. Caption card tracings: ... more

Palmetto-tree, and old custom-house, at Charleston, South Carolina

Palmetto-tree, and old custom-house, at Charleston, South Carolina

Groups of people gathered near a palmetto tree in front of the old customs house in Charleston, South Carolina. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 4, no. 205 (1860 December 1), p. 753 (title page, bottom).

Hon. Abraham Lincoln, born in Kentucky, February 12, 1809 / photographed by Brady.

Hon. Abraham Lincoln, born in Kentucky, February 12, 1809 / photograph...

Abraham Lincoln, half-length portrait, standing, facing slightly left. Wood engraving after photograph by Brady. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 4, (1860 Nov. 10), p. 705.

[Abraham Lincoln, candidate for U.S. president, half-length portrait, looking left, May 20,1860]

[Abraham Lincoln, candidate for U.S. president, half-length portrait, ...

Photo shows presidential candidate Abraham Lincoln in Springfield, Illinois, two days after he won his party's nomination. (Source: Ostendorf, p. 42.) The Library's print is a copy of an ambrotype. As a result,... more

[Hagelberg portrait of Abraham Lincoln]

[Hagelberg portrait of Abraham Lincoln]

39.5 x 31.5 cm. Mounted on 57 x 47.3 cm.

[Lincoln portrait engraved by E. G. Williams & Bro. based on a Brady photograph.]

[Lincoln portrait engraved by E. G. Williams & Bro. based on a Brady p...

(Based on Meserve no. 75? A photograph by Matthew B. Brady in Washington, believed to have been made in 1863.) Penciled on back. Gift of Gladys Tallman. 10/23/64.

[Lassalle portrait of Lincoln]

[Lassalle portrait of Lincoln]

Facsimile of Lincoln's signature at bottom of portrait. Signed on stone: Emile Lassalle.

[Ulysses S. Grant, in uniform, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front]

[Ulysses S. Grant, in uniform, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing fro...

Title devised by Library staff. Photograph of etching was possibly a carte de visite before being trimmed to oval shape. Reference copy in BIOG FILE.

[Abraham Lincoln, sixteenth President of the United States based on a Brady photograph.]
[Abraham Lincoln, oval, unbearded, facing slightly right, with oval bust of Hannibal Hamlin, facing slightly left]

[Abraham Lincoln, oval, unbearded, facing slightly right, with oval bu...

See LCQJ Oct. 1970. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

[Rosenthal portrait of Lincoln.]

[Rosenthal portrait of Lincoln.]

Colored shield and flag on oval border. Based on Meserve no 42, (Washington, 1861)/

[Abraham Lincoln, candidate for U.S. president, before delivering his Cooper Union address, New York, N.Y., on Feb. 27, 1860]

[Abraham Lincoln, candidate for U.S. president, before delivering his ...

Title devised by Library staff. Ostendorf, no. 17 (variant) Meserve, no. 19 or no. 20 (detail) Published in: Lincoln's photographs: a complete album / by Lloyd Ostendorf. Dayton, OH: Rockywood Press, 1998, p. 385.

Abraham Lincoln from a portrait taken from life by Charles A. Barry, Springfield, Illinois, June 1860 / on stone by J.E. Baker ; J.H. Bufford's Lith. 313 Washington St. Boston.

Abraham Lincoln from a portrait taken from life by Charles A. Barry, S...

Print showing Abraham Lincoln, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right. Title from item. Caption continues: Mr. Barry's portrait of "Honest Abe" is a correct and striking likeness. Signed, John Wood, Govr. of... more

[Bust portrait of Abraham Lincoln and title page]

[Bust portrait of Abraham Lincoln and title page]

Illus. in: The Life, Speeches, and Public Services of Abram Lincoln, Together with a Sketch of the Life of Hannibal Hamlin, N.Y., Rudd & Carleton, 1860, frontis, and title page. No file print. This record conta... more

Republikanische platform und candidaten für Präsident der Ver. Staaten: Abraham Lincoln, von Illinois. Für Vice Präsident: Hannibal Hamlin, von Maine ... [n. p. 1860].

Republikanische platform und candidaten für Präsident der Ver. Staaten...

1397 F 7 21 Mr. 47.; Rec. 3-25-47.; $20.00.; On verso: 1347F7 21 Nov 47. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as facsimile page images. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 234, Folder 2b.

[South Carolina - Charleston - Democratic National Convention 1860. 4 scenes: St. Andrews Hal, exterior; Hibernian Hall, exterior; Yates Hall, interior, sleeping hall full of cots; Committee room of the Massachusetts delegation]

[South Carolina - Charleston - Democratic National Convention 1860. 4 ...

Four wood engravings in: Harper's Weekly, 1860. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

[Abraham Lincoln, bust portrait, facing left; first photo to show his beard]

[Abraham Lincoln, bust portrait, facing left; first photo to show his ...

This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Ostendorf, no. 40 Meserve, no. 33 Published in: Lincoln's photographs: a complete album / by Lloyd Ostendorf. Dayton, OH: Rockywood Press, 1998, p. 67.

[Andrew Johnson, full-length portrait, standing, facing right, with table and chair]

[Andrew Johnson, full-length portrait, standing, facing right, with ta...

Brady-Handy Collection (Library of Congress). LC-BH834-40 (cracked). No print in P&P.

[The Charleston convention]

[The Charleston convention]

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 9, no. 228 (1860 April 14), p. 303 (title page).

[Abraham Lincoln, half-length portrait, looking right]

[Abraham Lincoln, half-length portrait, looking right]

Title devised by Library staff. Date from: Looking for Lincoln: the making of an American icon / Philip B. Kunhardt, III. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2008, p. 465. Ostendorf, no. 18 Meserve, no. 110 Published in... more

[Abraham Lincoln, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right. Copy of the print by Thomas Doney]

[Abraham Lincoln, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right. Copy of t...

A copy photograph probably made from the 1860 mezzotint by Thomas Doney, which was based on a photo taken in 1857 by Alexander Hesler. "A likeness based on Hesler's photograph is Thomas Doney's mezzotint, first... more

[Abraham Lincoln, candidate for U.S. president, half-length portrait, looking right, May 20,1860]

[Abraham Lincoln, candidate for U.S. president, half-length portrait, ...

Photo shows presidential candidate Abraham Lincoln in Springfield, Illinois, two days after he won his party's nomination. (Source: Ostendorf, p. 42-3.) Title devised by Library staff Previously attributed to W... more

[Abraham Lincoln, full-length portrait, standing]

[Abraham Lincoln, full-length portrait, standing]

The Library's photo was found in the collection of sculptor Henry Kirke Brown. (Source: Ostendorf, p. 17.) Title devised by Library staff. Date from: Looking for Lincoln: the making of an American icon / Philip... more

[Hesler portrait of Lincoln.]

[Hesler portrait of Lincoln.]

Meserve no. 26. A photograph by Hesler of Chicago, made in Springfield, Illinois on June 3, 1860. Mr. Truman H. Bartlett stated that this after Mr. Hesler's death in 1865 were bought by Mr. George B Ayres, who ... more

[Abraham Lincoln, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right]

[Abraham Lincoln, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right]

Ostendorf, no. 29 Meserve, no. 27 Published in: Lincoln's photographs: a complete album / by Lloyd Ostendorf. Dayton, OH: Rockywood Press, 1998, p. 49.

Abraham Lincoln and his son Thad

Abraham Lincoln and his son Thad

Abraham Lincoln and his son Thad looking at album.

[Abraham Lincoln, head-and-shoulders portrait. Copy of photo by Joseph Hill]

[Abraham Lincoln, head-and-shoulders portrait. Copy of photo by Joseph...

Copy of a daguerreotype? "Because it was discarded in a woodshed, this faded photograph by Joseph Hill, Springfield, June 1860, escaped a blaze which destroyed all the photographs and negatives in Hill's galler... more

The Democratic convention at Charleston, South Carolina - Interior of the hall of the South Carolina Institute in Meeting Street the [...]

The Democratic convention at Charleston, South Carolina - Interior of ...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 9, no. 231 (1860 May 5), pp. 358-359.

A prayer to be said by all good citizens on the day of fasting & prayer, ordered by Abraham Lincoln. The prayer .... [n. p.] [186-].

A prayer to be said by all good citizens on the day of fasting & praye...

On verso: 589729 Mar. 19 '40 Rare Bk Rm. 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 236, Folder 40.

[Private Archibald Magill Smith of Co. F, 1st Virginia Cavalry Regiment, and Co. D, 6th Virginia Cavalry Regiment, in uniform]

[Private Archibald Magill Smith of Co. F, 1st Virginia Cavalry Regimen...

Photograph shows identified soldier. Title devised by Library staff. Case: Leather; geometric design. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2014; (DLC/PP 2014:202) More information about this collection is available at http:/... more

[Lieutenant William Sharpe Barnes, F Company, 4th North Carolina Infantry in frock coat]

[Lieutenant William Sharpe Barnes, F Company, 4th North Carolina Infan...

Photograph shows identified soldier, William Sharpe Barnes, who enlisted in 1861 as a corporal. Title devised by Library staff. Case: Berg, no. 2-86. Inscription on handwritten note: "William Sharpe Barnes, 19 ... more

Major Gen. Grant, the hero of Fort Donelson

Major Gen. Grant, the hero of Fort Donelson

Ulysses S. Grant, full-length portrait, standing, facing slightly right, in uniform.

[Unidentified soldier in Confederate uniform with Berdan's Sharps rifle and Colt 1862 Police Model pistol]

[Unidentified soldier in Confederate uniform with Berdan's Sharps rifl...

Title devised by Library staff. Case: Leather; plain push-button. Soldier identified by seller as being from Forsyth County, North Carolina. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127). More information abou... more

[Unidentified soldier in Confederate artilleryman uniform and greatcoat with sword]

[Unidentified soldier in Confederate artilleryman uniform and greatcoa...

Title devised by Library staff. Case: Berg, no. 3-154. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2011; (DLC/PP-2012:127). More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.lilj Purchased from: P... more

[Confederate soldier identified as Jonathan Sweet of Meridian, Mississippi, with pistol and Bowie knife]

[Confederate soldier identified as Jonathan Sweet of Meridian, Mississ...

Photograph shows partially identified soldier. Title devised by Library staff. Case: Leather; geometric. Searches of American Civil War Research Database and Ancestry.com on Jan. 12, 2015 were unable to find a ... more

Principal church, Charleston

Principal church, Charleston

Drawing shows men, women and children walking past St. Michael's Episcopal Church on Broad Street in Charleston, South Carolina on the eve of the Civil War.

[Unidentified soldier in Confederate cavalry uniform and snake belt buckle with two revolvers]

[Unidentified soldier in Confederate cavalry uniform and snake belt bu...

Title devised by Library staff. Case: Berg, no. 3-175 Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2011; (DLC/PP-2012:127). More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.lilj Purchased from: Re... more

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