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[Title page from the Art of shooting in great ordnaunce... written by William Bourne. Imprinted at London for Thomas Woodcocke, 1587]

[Title page from the Art of shooting in great ordnaunce... written by ...

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[Page 9 from The Art of shooting in great ordnaunce... written by William Bourne. Imprinted at London for Thomas Woodcocke, 1587]

[Page 9 from The Art of shooting in great ordnaunce... written by Will...

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[Page 26 from the Art of shooting in great ordnaunce... written by William Bourne. Imprinted at London for Thomas Woodcocke, 1587]

[Page 26 from the Art of shooting in great ordnaunce... written by Wil...

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[Page showing two numbered diagrams from the Art of shooting in great ordanunce... written by William Bourne. Imprinted at London for Thomas Woodcocke, 1587]

[Page showing two numbered diagrams from the Art of shooting in great ...

This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Illus. in: The art of shooting in great ordanunce / William Bourne. London : Thomas Woodcocke, 1587. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

[Title page with allegorical illustration at top]

[Title page with allegorical illustration at top]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Opera omnia tribvs tomis digesta. Mogvntjæ : sumptibus A. Hierat, excudebat I. Volmari, 1617. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western technolo... more

[Frontispiece (portrait) of Robert May and title page from his book, The Accomplisht Cook, or the Art and Mystery of Cookery]

[Frontispiece (portrait) of Robert May and title page from his book, T...

Illus. in: Robert May, The Accomplisht Cook, or, The art and mystery of cookery. London, 1678, frontis. Reference copy may be in LCQJ, Spring 1981, p. 88. This record contains unverified, old data from caption ... more

Assis, au près du toy ... à ton Art divin! / A. Watteau pinxit. ; Tardieu sculp. ; a Paris avec privillege du roy.

Assis, au près du toy ... à ton Art divin! / A. Watteau pinxit. ; Tard...

Antoine Watteau and Nicolas Tardieu in a park, one painting a picture of a statue of nude woman, the other playing a stringed instrument; and poem to Watteau below image.

Abbregé de la nouvelle methode, dans l'art d'écrire ou de traçer toutes sortes de danses de ville ...

Abbregé de la nouvelle methode, dans l'art d'écrire ou de traçer toute...

The first part of this manual discusses performance of various steps including demi coupé, coupé, bourée, chassé, and pirouette. Through the use of text and tables, Rameau also provides discussion on an imp... more

Abbregé de la nouvelle methode, dans l'art d'écrire ou de traçer toutes sortes de danses de ville ...

Abbregé de la nouvelle methode, dans l'art d'écrire ou de traçer toute...

The first part of this manual discusses performance of various steps including demi coupé, coupé, bourée, chassé, and pirouette. Through the use of text and tables, Rameau also provides discussion on an imp... more

The dancing-master: or, The art of dancing explained. Wherein the manner of performing all steps in ball dancing is made easy by a new and familiar method. In two parts ... The whole containing sixty figures drawn from the life, and curiously engraved on copper plates.

The dancing-master: or, The art of dancing explained. Wherein the mann...

This is a translation of one of the most important sources for the study and reconstruction of eighteenth-century dance--Pierre Rameau's 1725 Le maître a danser. Translated by English dancer and writer John Es... more

The art of dancing explained by reading and figures; whereby the manner of performing the steps is made easy by a new and familiar method:

The art of dancing explained by reading and figures; whereby the manne...

The title page indicates the book was completed in 1724. However, the cost of the thirty-five full-page plates precluded publication until 1735. In this treatise of two parts, Tomlinson (c. 1690-1753?) sets for... more

Le maître a danser. Qui enseigne la maniere de faire tous les differens pas de danse dans toute la régularité de l'art, & de conduire les bras à chaque pas ...

Le maître a danser. Qui enseigne la maniere de faire tous les differen...

Originally published in 1725 and reissued in 1734 and 1748 by French dancing master and writer Pierre Rameau (1674-1748), this is one of the most important sources for the study and reconstruction of eighteenth... more

A representation of the sugar-cane and the art of making sugar

A representation of the sugar-cane and the art of making sugar

Print shows sugarcane processing, probably in the West Indies, with a white overseer directing Natives at a press(?) and boiling operation.

Traité sur l'art de la danse, dédié á Monsieur Gardel, l'ainé ...

Traité sur l'art de la danse, dédié á Monsieur Gardel, l'ainé ...

This instructional manual describes Baroque dance steps and their correlation with music using the notation system published by Raoul-Auger Feuillet in 1700. Additionally, the manual contains information on the... more

Now in the press, and next week will be published, for the benefit of my fellow citizens and their posterity (In octavo) The true art of mixing every kind of wine and spirits, so as to retain the flavour of either sort you desire ... Also the tr

Now in the press, and next week will be published, for the benefit of ...

Positive Photostat. 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 143, Folder 20.

Jos. de Montgolfier, chevalier de l'ordre de St. Michel, inventeur de l'art ae̋rostatique / Binet, del., ; Le Beau, sculp.

Jos. de Montgolfier, chevalier de l'ordre de St. Michel, inventeur de ...

Head-and-shoulders profile portrait of French balloonist, Joseph Montgolfier. Title from item. Tissandier collection.

A Etienne de Montgolfier, cooperateur et inventeur de l'art aérostatique / Binet, del., ; Le Beau, sculp.

A Etienne de Montgolfier, cooperateur et inventeur de l'art aérostatiq...

Head-and-shoulders profile portrait of French balloonist, Jacques-Etienne Montgolfier. Title from item. Tissandier collection.

Méthode pour exercer l'oreille a la mesure, dans l'art de la danse.

Méthode pour exercer l'oreille a la mesure, dans l'art de la danse.

In part one of this treatise, Bacquoy-Guédon (fl. 1780) presents a short history of dance as well as arguments in favor of dancing. The focus of this section is devoted to performance of contredanses and minue... more

[Two recipes for haddock from the first American edition of Richard Briggs' The New Art of Cookery (1792). "To dress Haddock the Spanish Way," prepared with the "love apple" or tomato, and "To dress Haddock the Jews Way" prepared with "sweet oil", "onion" and "parsley"]

[Two recipes for haddock from the first American edition of Richard Br...

Illus. in: Richard Briggs, The New Art of Cookery, 1792. Reference copy may be in LOT 4394 D. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Spain Hist.; Judaism; Cooking.

How fair and how pleasant art thou, o love, for delights!

How fair and how pleasant art thou, o love, for delights!

Woman standing, full length in front of fountain. Engraving after drawing by Tisdale. Illus. in: Samuel Croxall, The Fair Circassian, N.Y., 1795, frontispiece. Ref. copy may be in SSF (Gr) - WOMEN. This record ... more

Titianus redivivus;-or-the seven-wise-men consulting the new Venetian oracle ; a scene in the Academic Grove, No. 1 / Js. Gy., invt. & fect.

Titianus redivivus;-or-the seven-wise-men consulting the new Venetian ...

Allegorical British satire on the 'Venetian secret', or the secret of Titian's coloring, which Mary Ann Provis discovered, showing woman painting a goblin-like bearded figure intended as Titian, above group of ... more

Sketches relative to the history and theory, but more especially to the practice of dancing ... Intended as hints to the young teachers of the art of dancing.

Sketches relative to the history and theory, but more especially to th...

This manual begins with a discussion on the importance of dance for youth and outlines the origins of dance. Although much of the historical and theoretical text is borrowed from other dance writers--notably Gi... more

The theatrical bubble;--being a new specimen of the astonishing powers of the great politico - Punchinello, in the art of dramatic puffing / Js. Gillray, invt.

The theatrical bubble;--being a new specimen of the astonishing powers...

"Sheridan, as Punch, grotesquely caricatured, stands on a platform, above the heads of a cheering crowd, blowing soap-bubbles..." (Source: George) This record contains unverified data from George. Catalogue of ... more

Title page, with calligrahic ornamentation, of John Jenkins, The art of writing, Cambridge, printed for the Author

Title page, with calligrahic ornamentation, of John Jenkins, The art o...

Illus. in: John Jenkins, The art of writing, Cambridge, Andover, printed by Flagg & Gould, 1813, title page. No reference copy. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings... more

Elements and principles of the art of dancing, as used in the polite and fashionable circles: also rules of deportment and descriptions of manners of civility, appertaining to that art: from the French of J. H. G. ...

Elements and principles of the art of dancing, as used in the polite a...

A translation of Gourdoux-Daux's Principes de la danse (Paris, 1804 and 1811), this manual is important for its description of steps and step sequences appropriate in the performance of the popular ballroom dan... more

Reed and Stiles will execute bank notes and engraving of all kinds, in such a manner, and on such terms, as they think will give universal satisfaction. Orders thankfully received

Reed and Stiles will execute bank notes and engraving of all kinds, in...

Print shows an advertisement in the form of bank notes in the denominations of 2 and 3 advertising Reed and Stiles engraving and copperplate printing firm in Hartford and East Windsor, Connecticut. At the top o... more

Elements of the art of dancing; with a description of the principal figures in the quadrille.

Elements of the art of dancing; with a description of the principal fi...

One of the most important manuals devoted to the performance of early nineteenth-century quadrilles, Strathy divides this manual into two parts. Part one is an extensive treatment of exercises for the improveme... more

Improvement in the art of tanning. Improvements in the manufacture of leather have not heretofore resulted in much real adventage to the community, as more attention has been paid to the appearance then to the value of the article ... E. Shove a

Improvement in the art of tanning. Improvements in the manufacture of ...

Title.; Tanning. 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 117, Folder 12.

The code of Terpsichore : the art of dancing, comprising its theory and practice, and a history of its rise and progress, from the earliest times ... /

The code of Terpsichore : the art of dancing, comprising its theory an...

This is one of several books written by Italian dancer, choreographer, and writer Blasis (1803-1878). It covers the history and theory of dance, pantomime, the composition of ballets, and contains a section dev... more

Catalogue of a beautiful collection of oil paintings, principally by Mons. Franquinet, and a few other of the most eminent artists

Catalogue of a beautiful collection of oil paintings, principally by M...

Item shows a sheet of paper on which are pasted letterpress text catalog entries cut from an auction catalog with an inscribed note at top "Valued at $1,000. To be raffled as soon as 200 chances are taken at $5... more

Right Revd. Wm. White D.D.--Specimen of the new art of plumbeotyping, or transferring daguerreotypes to paper

Right Revd. Wm. White D.D.--Specimen of the new art of plumbeotyping, ...

William White, half-length portrait, facing slightly left.

Powell's art of dancing; or, Dancing made easy. For the use of schools.

Powell's art of dancing; or, Dancing made easy. For the use of schools...

In an attempt to inspire his readers who were located far from the United States' urban, eastern cultural centers, Powell notes that dance "has not improved, except in the larger cities." Of primary interest is... more

Allegory of arts and sciences

Allegory of arts and sciences

Print shows a tribute to the arts and sciences with women instructing young boys and girls, showing symbols relating to music, geometry, chemistry, geography, navigation, painting, industry, and astronomy. Titl... more

Voyage of life - childhood The original painting distributed by the American Art Union in 1848 / / painted by Thomas Cole ; engraved by M. Enzing-Müller.

Voyage of life - childhood The original painting distributed by the Am...

Print showing allegorical scene in a landscape with a child in a boat with an angel at the helm.

Shaker religious greeting, watercolor, January 1853

Shaker religious greeting, watercolor, January 1853

Reproduction number: A110 (color slide) In 1776 Mother Ann Lee (1736-1784) and a small group of religious followers purchased land in Niskeyuna (later Watervliet), New York, and founded the first Shaker communi... more

Art Egyptien. Stele Musée du Louvre / A.G. phot.

Art Egyptien. Stele Musée du Louvre / A.G. phot.

Bas-relief and hieroglyphics on an arched stele two with eyes of Horus on top. Title from item. No. 20.

Willard Whitmore, editor, Chronicle / Beal's Art Gallery, Minneapolis, Minn.

Willard Whitmore, editor, Chronicle / Beal's Art Gallery, Minneapolis,...

Originally in album belonging to Joel B. Clough, Civilian Engineer, United States Military Railroad, 1863 and 1864. Gift; Florence C. Abel; 1961. Born 1842 in Indiana; served as Private in Company D, 6th Minnes... more

L. R. Fenton, 2nd Michigan Cavalry / From Geer's Art Gallery, Jackson, Mich.

L. R. Fenton, 2nd Michigan Cavalry / From Geer's Art Gallery, Jackson,...

Photograph shows portrait of Lieutenant Lewis R. Fenton of Co. E, 2nd Michigan Cavalry Regiment, in uniform.

Col. A. J. Potter / Brand's Ar[t Gal]lery, No. [108 Lake Street, Chicago, I]ll.
Kane, Warren & Gay / H. B. Hillyer's Art Rooms, Austin, Texas.

Kane, Warren & Gay / H. B. Hillyer's Art Rooms, Austin, Texas.

Photograph shows three men, two in civilian dress and one in military uniform. Title from item. Notation on verso: In commemoration of _____. More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.lo... more

[John N. A. Griswold house (now Newport Art Museum), Newport, Rhode Island. West elevation. Rendering]

[John N. A. Griswold house (now Newport Art Museum), Newport, Rhode Is...

Title devised by Library staff. Inscribed in pencil J. Griswold [?]. Partial stamp: This drawing [to be returned]. Notation on verso: HWM1.1.3. Also: P.49-BL. Gift ; American Institute of Architects / American... more

[John N. A. Griswold house (now Newport Art Museum), Newport, Rhode Island. Elevation. Sketch]

[John N. A. Griswold house (now Newport Art Museum), Newport, Rhode Is...

Title devised by Library staff. Inscribed in pencil J. Griswold [?]. Notation on verso: HWM1.1.3. Also: P.49-TL. Gift ; American Institute of Architects / American Architectural Foundation ; 2010 ; (DLC/PP-201... more

[John N. A. Griswold house (now Newport Art Museum), Newport, Rhode Island. Elevation. Sketch]

[John N. A. Griswold house (now Newport Art Museum), Newport, Rhode Is...

Title devised by Library staff. Inscribed in pencil J. Griswold [?]. Notation on verso: HWM1.1.3. Also: P.49-TR. Gift ; American Institute of Architects / American Architectural Foundation ; 2010 ; (DLC/PP-201... more

Officers of 4th N.Y. Heavy Art'y. (i.e. Artillery), Fort Corcoran, near Washington, D.C., 1862

Officers of 4th N.Y. Heavy Art'y. (i.e. Artillery), Fort Corcoran, nea...

No. 4103. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Regimental flags of 41st O.V.I. / Baker's Art Gallery, Columbus, Ohio.

Regimental flags of 41st O.V.I. / Baker's Art Gallery, Columbus, Ohio.

Title from item. 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: Medhurst & Co., Overland Park, Kansas, D... more

[John N. A. Griswold house (now Newport Art Museum), Newport, Rhode Island. Elevation. Sketch]

[John N. A. Griswold house (now Newport Art Museum), Newport, Rhode Is...

Title devised by Library staff. Inscribed in pencil J. Griswold [?]. Notation on verso: HWM1.1.3. Also: P.49-CL. Gift ; American Institute of Architects / American Architectural Foundation ; 2010 ; (DLC/PP-201... more

[John N. A. Griswold house (now Newport Art Museum), Newport, Rhode Island. Elevation. Sketch]

[John N. A. Griswold house (now Newport Art Museum), Newport, Rhode Is...

Title devised by Library staff. Inscribed in pencil J. Griswold [?]. Notation on verso: HWM1.1.3. Also: P.49-CR. Gift ; American Institute of Architects / American Architectural Foundation ; 2010 ; (DLC/PP-201... more

[John N. A. Griswold house (now Newport Art Museum), Newport, Rhode Island. First floor plan. Sketch] / R. M. Hunt, Archt.

[John N. A. Griswold house (now Newport Art Museum), Newport, Rhode Is...

Title devised by Library staff. Inscribed in pencil J. Griswold [?]. Stamp: This drawing to be returned. Notation on verso: HWM1.1.3. Also: P.50. Gift ; American Institute of Architects / American Architectural... more

[John N. A. Griswold house (now Newport Art Museum), Newport, Rhode Island. North elevation. Rendering] / R. M. Hunt, Archt.

[John N. A. Griswold house (now Newport Art Museum), Newport, Rhode Is...

Title devised by Library staff. Inscribed in pencil J. Griswold [?]. Stamp: This drawing to be returned. Notation on verso: HWM1.1.3. Also: P.49-BR. Gift ; American Institute of Architects / American Architect... more

Studying the art of war / Alex. Gardner, photographer.

Studying the art of war / Alex. Gardner, photographer.

Photograph showing a group of officers at Fairfax courthouse including: Major Ludlow, Lt. Rosencranz, Count Zeppalin, Lt. Colonel Dickinson, and Ulric Dahlgren.

Benjamin Franklin, Supt. P.N.D.A., Phila. Pa., 1873-1878 Formerly Chief of Detectives, Phila. Police Dept. / / W. L. Germon's Temple of Art, 914 Arch St., Philadelphia.

Benjamin Franklin, Supt. P.N.D.A., Phila. Pa., 1873-1878 Formerly Chie...

Photograph shows portrait of Pinkerton's National Detective Agency superintendant and former chief of detectives at the Philadelphia Police Department. Title from item. Forms part of: Visual material from the r... more

Chart. Chiffere indéchiffrable, or Art of key writing. [New York? c. 1865].

Chart. Chiffere indéchiffrable, or Art of key writing. [New York? c. 1...

On verso: Filed Jan. 19, 1865. 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 126, Folder 24.

Georgievskie kavalery i nagrazhdennye zolotym oruzhiem. Za vziatie g: Tashkenda. 18-go Iiunia, 1865 g. Podp. Art. N. A. Ivanov

Georgievskie kavalery i nagrazhdennye zolotym oruzhiem. Za vziatie g: ...

Photograph is misidentified. Due to the medals and uniform, the man depicted is probably an officer. Illus. in: Turkestanskīi al'bom, chast' istoricheskaia, 1871-1872, part 4, pl. 23. Title from item.

Psyche and Pandora

Psyche and Pandora

Photograph shows sculptures of Greek goddesses Psyche and Pandora. Title from item. Publisher attribution based on provenance. Gottheim collection code: GS 3. Forms part of the Larry Gottheim Collection of ster... more

Georgievskie kavalery imieiushchie znaki otlichiia voennago ordena. Za vziatie ukr. Dizag [sic] 18 Okt. 1866 g. 1-i Turk. Art. Br. feierv. Nikulenko i Krestenko

Georgievskie kavalery imieiushchie znaki otlichiia voennago ordena. Za...

Illus. in: Turkestanskīi al'bom, chast' istoricheskaia, 1871-1872, part 4, pl. 52. Title from item.

Georgievskie kavalery imieiushchie znaki otlichiia voennago ordena. Za dielo pod Ir-Dzharom 8-go Maia 1866 g. 1-i Turk. Art. Br. iunk. Shobolov, fel'df. Samarin

Georgievskie kavalery imieiushchie znaki otlichiia voennago ordena. Za...

Illus. in: Turkestanskīi al'bom, chast' istoricheskaia, 1871-1872, part 4, pl. 34. Title from item.

Georgievskie kavalery imieiushchie znaki otlichiia voennago ordena. Za dielo pri Chopan-atinskikh vysotakh 1-go Maia 1868 g. I-i Turk. Art. Br. feierv Guzenko i gorn. Mikhailov

Georgievskie kavalery imieiushchie znaki otlichiia voennago ordena. Za...

Illus. in: Turkestanskīi al'bom, chast' istoricheskaia, 1871-1872, part 4, pl. 52. Title from item.

[Fidelia Taylor, bust portrait, facing slightly right] / Bell's Photo. Art Gallery.

[Fidelia Taylor, bust portrait, facing slightly right] / Bell's Photo....

Title devised by Library staff. Printed on mount: Bell's Photo. Art Gallery 425th 7th St., Washington, D.C. Forms part of: 19th century portraits, ... from the Clara Barton Papers.

Georgievskie kavalery imieiushchie znaki otlichiia voennago ordena. Za dielo na Kulikelanskikh vysotakh 25-go Iiunia 1870 goda. 1-i Turk. Art. Br. iunk. Iurkevich i Bychkov

Georgievskie kavalery imieiushchie znaki otlichiia voennago ordena. Za...

Illus. in: Turkestanskīi al'bom, chast' istoricheskaia, 1871-1872, part 4, pl. 72. Title from item.

Georgievskie kavalery imieiushchie znaki otlichiia voennago ordena. Za dielo na Kulikelanskikh vysotakh 25-go Iiunia 1870 goda. 3-i roty Chinaz. kriep. art. felfev. [sic] Antoniuk

Georgievskie kavalery imieiushchie znaki otlichiia voennago ordena. Za...

Illus. in: Turkestanskīi al'bom, chast' istoricheskaia, 1871-1872, part 4, pl. 72. Title from item.

Georgievskie kavalery imieiushchie znaki otlichiia voennago ordena. Za vziatie ukriep. Kitab 13-go Avgusta 1870 goda. 1-i Turk. Art. Br. kon. Denisov, kon. Evsieev, i feierv. Khariamov

Georgievskie kavalery imieiushchie znaki otlichiia voennago ordena. Za...

Illus. in: Turkestanskīi al'bom, chast' istoricheskaia, 1871-1872, part 4, pl. 72. Title from item.

The amateur's vademecum. A practical treatise on the art of dancing ...

The amateur's vademecum. A practical treatise on the art of dancing .....

Reilley's work is a typical example of dance manuals published during the last quarter of the nineteenth century. Whereas previous manuals often had many pages devoted to etiquette and deportment, Reilley devot... more

William Sooy Smith--Chicago, Ill. / Baker's Art Gallery, Columbus, O[hio].

William Sooy Smith--Chicago, Ill. / Baker's Art Gallery, Columbus, O[h...

William Sooy Smith, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right.

Clog dancing made easy. The elements and practice of that art arranged, simplified and corrected, with examples.

Clog dancing made easy. The elements and practice of that art arranged...

This manual contains instructions for twelve steps that, according to the author, can be learned by practicing two hours a day. Libretti and music are provided for three musical comedy sketches that require clog dancing.

Art gallery, international exhibition, 1876

Art gallery, international exhibition, 1876

F2675 U.S. Copyright Office. This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Bien, Julius.