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The Natives of Florida worship the column erected by the commander on his first voyage

The Natives of Florida worship the column erected by the commander on ...

Chief Athore with René Laudonnière, commander of the second French expedition to Florida, standing by column erected by Jean Ribaut during first expedition, showing Natives worshiping the column and many offeri... More

Salve hieroglyphicum votivum ...

Salve hieroglyphicum votivum ...

Print showing a variety of symbols, identified in Latin, perhaps forming an anagram, related to Emperor Ferdinand III.

Utilité particuliére, du vaisseau volant Divers utilités, du vaisseau volant.

Utilité particuliére, du vaisseau volant Divers utilités, du vaisseau ...

Two songs illustrated with humorous pictures of men using flying machines for various purposes. The left panel shows a man fleeing from his creditors, while the four vignettes to the right depict a clergyman, a... More

Verso of oval portrait miniature in gold case, showing James Madison's hair in braided pattern

Verso of oval portrait miniature in gold case, showing James Madison's...

Hair is in gold oval case within velvet-lined container; verso of James Madison's oval portrait miniature by Charles Willson Peale. Recto contains portrait miniature of Madison given to Catherine "Kitty" Floyd.... More

Air-balloons / A. Bell, sculpt.

Air-balloons / A. Bell, sculpt.

Book illustration shows five early balloon ascensions in France: two Montgolfier balloons (Fauxbourg St. Antoine and St. Germain); a 1784 balloon of Jean-Pierre Blanchard; and a Charles and Robert balloon being... More

[Scientific apparatus used by Lavoisier in studying chemical reactions in combustion of substances, including mercury, top right] / Paulze Lavoisier, sculpt.

[Scientific apparatus used by Lavoisier in studying chemical reactions...

Illus. in: Traite elementaire de chimie / Antoine Laurent Lavoisier. Paris : Cuchet, 1789, plate 4. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 187.

Dn. Vicente Lunardi, vive en el Coliseo del Buen Retiro

Dn. Vicente Lunardi, vive en el Coliseo del Buen Retiro

Print shows banner with name of Italian balloonist Vincent Lunardi; includes figure playing a drum and two others dancing. "Preco" printed below image. "Bilhete d'introduc̦ão na Platca do Anfitheatro do Terreir... More

Parachute par Mr. A.J. Garnerin

Parachute par Mr. A.J. Garnerin

Technical illustration shows a man, possibly André Jacques Garnerin, standing in the basket of a descending parachute. Title from item. "Fig. 10" from an unidentified publication. Tissandier collection.

[Le premier parachute de Jacques Garnerin, essayé par lui-même au parc de Mousseaux, le 22 octobre 1797]

[Le premier parachute de Jacques Garnerin, essayé par lui-même au parc...

Three technical illustrations show "Calotte du parachute" (crown of deployed parachute); "Parachute ployé, à l'instant du départe" (release from ascending balloon); and "Parachute déployé, à l'instant de la sép... More

A Cognocenti contemplating ye Beauties of ye Antique / Js. Gillray--invt--& fect.

A Cognocenti contemplating ye Beauties of ye Antique / Js. Gillray--in...

An elderly Sir William Hamilton inspecting his antiquities, all of which refer to his wife, Lady Emma Hamilton and her lover, Lord Horatio Nelson. In the background hang four pictures on the wall: "Cleopatra", ... More

[Mr. Graupner - seated and holding music]

[Mr. Graupner - seated and holding music]

Drawing shows a portrait of Gottlieb Graupner, a music publisher in Boston, facing front while holding a sheet of music. (DLC/PP-1995:140.28) Philadelphia Print Shop inventory no. 28. Title from Philadelphia Pr... More

First plate of four subjects, for Birch's Philadelphia

First plate of four subjects, for Birch's Philadelphia

Print showing four vignette views on one sheet; upper left, "Franklin Library in 1800", bottom left, "Swedes Church Southwark", upper right, "Pennsylvania Hospital in 1800", and bottom right, "High St. Market H... More

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts / engd. by C.G. Childs.

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts / engd. by C.G. Childs.

Print shows the front façade of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts building, with tree on the left, circular drive and lawn in front; labeled "Share $50. No. 17". It is inscribed to "Francis Hopkinson" a... More

From Scott's Abbot drawn, printed & pubd. by Childs & Inman Lithrs. 122 Walnut Street Philadelphia 1832

From Scott's Abbot drawn, printed & pubd. by Childs & Inman Lithrs. 12...

Print shows a group of vignettes, four identified as "Castle of Chilton", "Vaucluse", "Tower of London", and "From Scott's Abbot"; others show dogs, deer, fox, birds, insects, women, Natives, and a table, chair... More

Siberian village

Siberian village

Print shows a view of a town or village in Siberia surrounded by a wooden wall, with a buddhist temple in the background. Title devised by Library staff. Stamped in lower left: From the file of James F. Queen a... More

Siberian town from across a river

Siberian town from across a river

Print shows a distant view from across a river of a town in Siberia with a large church or monastery at center, in the background. Title devised by Library staff. Stamped in lower left: From the file of James F... More

Siberia

Siberia

Print shows a distant view from an elevated vantage point of a town in Siberia with a large church or monastery in the background. Title from item. Inscribed in pencil at bottom center: "Siberia." Stamped in lo... 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

Portrait frame

Portrait frame

Print shows a design for an oval portrait frame with an elaborate border. Title devised by Library staff. Stamped in lower left: From the file of James F. Queen artist, 1824-1889. (DLC/PP-1997:105). Forms part ... More

The original silver medal presented by George Washington to Red Jacket

The original silver medal presented by George Washington to Red Jacket

Etching of medallion: on recto: Red Jacket smoking long pipe, George Washington on left with right hand extended, below inscription: George Washington / President / 1792; on verso: presidential seal.

Fanny Elssler music sheet cover

Fanny Elssler music sheet cover

Print shows ballerina Fanny Elssler, full length portrait, facing front, as the character Sarah Campbell in the ballet "La Gypsy" where she danced the cracovienne (krakowiak). Title devised by Library staff. In... More

Apollo Belvidere, study showing the forehead, eyes, and bridge of nose

Apollo Belvidere, study showing the forehead, eyes, and bridge of nose

Title devised by Library staff. Stamped in lower left: From the file of James F. Queen artist, 1824-1889. Cochran, 1009 (DLC/PP-1997:105). Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection at the Library of Congress. ... More

[Uncut sheet of cards showing 25 birds]

[Uncut sheet of cards showing 25 birds]

Title devised by Library staff. Damaged at top right corner and top left side with some loss to the illustrations. Stamped on lower left: From the file of James F. Queen artist, 1824-1889. (DLC/PP-1997:105) For... More

Camp Wayne. Pennsylvania volunteer encampment on the Paoli battle ground Sept. 19th, 20th, 21st, 22nd 1840 taken from nature on the spot by J. Queen ; P.S. Duval Lith. Philada

Camp Wayne. Pennsylvania volunteer encampment on the Paoli battle grou...

Print shows soldiers marching in formation during a military review and training at Camp Wayne on the Battle of Paoli battlefield in Chester County, Pennsylvania; also shows the 1817 monument commemorating the ... More

Landscape with natural bridge

Landscape with natural bridge

Print shows travelers resting in the foreground with a low natural bridge formation over what was once a riverbed, in the background. Title devised by Library staff. Stamped in lower left: From the file of Jame... More

La polka

La polka

Title from item. Caption: "The gentleman takes the hand of his partner. Both lift first the right foot, and twice strike the left heel with the right heel, and then turn as in the waltz step." Stamped on verso:... More

Orthocera Humboldtiana P.S. Duval Lith. Phila

Orthocera Humboldtiana P.S. Duval Lith. Phila

Title from item. Printed at top right: "Trans. Am. Phila. Sec. [sic] 2d Series Vol. 7, Pl. 8." Inscribed in pencil at bottom center: "From Nature." Possibly published in: Transactions of the American Philosophi... More

An unfinished house, in Chesnut Street Philadelphia. Built for the late Robert Morris Esqr. / designed & published by W. Birch enamel painter, 1800 ; republished by Desilver 1841.

An unfinished house, in Chesnut Street Philadelphia. Built for the lat...

Print shows a street view of a large house under construction beyond two trees in the foreground; also shows pedestrians and, arriving on the left, a workman carrying a ladder. Title from item. Inscribed in pen... More

High Street, with the First Presbyterian church Philadelphia. Taken down in 1820 / designed & published by W. Birch enamel painter, 1800.

High Street, with the First Presbyterian church Philadelphia. Taken do...

Print shows a street view with the High Street marketplace on the left and the First Presbyterian Church on the right, with pedestrians on the sidewalk and service carts on the cobblestone street. Title from it... More

Trigonia Gibboniana Terebratula Tayloriana P.S. Duval Lith. Phila

Trigonia Gibboniana Terebratula Tayloriana P.S. Duval Lith. Phila

Title from item. Printed at top right of first image: "Trans. Am. Phila. Sec. [sic] 2d Series Vol. 7, Pl. 9" and at top right of second image: "Trans. Am. Phila. Sec. [sic] 2d Series Vol. 7, Pl. 10." Possibly p... More

The aerial steam carriage

The aerial steam carriage

Pictorial lettersheet shows British inventor William Samuel Henson's proposed steam powered flying machine in an imaginary flight over the Thames River, London, 1843. Attempts to fly a model of the aerial steam... More

Tourists near vantage point

Tourists near vantage point

Print shows several European(?) tourists, including children, at a scenic overlook offering views of the distant landscape; at center is a wooden structure that may provide accommodations or simply protection f... More

Left side view of two fish with details of their scales

Left side view of two fish with details of their scales

Title devised by Library staff. Stamped in lower left: From the file of James F. Queen artist, 1824-1889. (DLC/PP-1997:105). Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection at the Library of Congress. Forms part of:... More

Seascape with three pinnacles

Seascape with three pinnacles

Print shows three tall columns of rock rising from the sea just off shore, with large cliffs dominating the coastline. Title devised by Library staff. Stamped in lower left: From the file of James F. Queen arti... More

French millinery, dress & flower making establishment / on stone by Jas. Queen ; P.S. Duval, Lith. Phila.

French millinery, dress & flower making establishment / on stone by Ja...

Print shows a variety of bonnets on stands on a table. Includes text advertising Madame Petit's millinery store in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Fountain green on stone by J. Queen ; lith. of Wagner & McGuigan, 116, Chesnut St

Fountain green on stone by J. Queen ; lith. of Wagner & McGuigan, 116,...

Print shows the Mifflin family estate "Fountain Green" on a hill overlooking the Schuykill River in Philadelphia's Fairmont Park, Pennsylvania, with a coach on the roadway in the lower left foreground, also sho... More

Pope Gregory 1st lith of Wagner & McGuigan Philada

Pope Gregory 1st lith of Wagner & McGuigan Philada

Print shows Pope Gregory, full-length portrait, standing, facing left, with a knight standing in the background, holding a spear and shield. Title from item. Printed at bottom center: 3. Stamped in lower left: ... More

Sheet music cover for Cadwalader's quick step lith. of Wagner & McGuigan 116 Chestnut St. Phila

Sheet music cover for Cadwalader's quick step lith. of Wagner & McGuig...

Print shows General George Cadwalader, full-length portrait, wearing military uniform, standing in front of a chair, facing slightly left, his right arm is extended and he is receiving or passing papers, he is ... More

Dr. Roby's Brazilian hair curling liquid / Wagner & McGuigan lith., Chesnut St. Phila.

Dr. Roby's Brazilian hair curling liquid / Wagner & McGuigan lith., Ch...

Advertising or window display card showing a woman looking into a mirror, admiring the curls in her hair. Includes text advertising a Brazilian hair curling liquid.

Fish illustrations showing side views, from top, and the jaw A. Sonrel on stone from nat. ; P.S. Duval & Co's. Steam lith. Press, Phila

Fish illustrations showing side views, from top, and the jaw A. Sonrel...

Title devised by Library staff. Printed at top right: "Pl. III." Inscribed in pencil above top figures on print: "Insert fig. 7 instead of plate 4 with the teeth belonging to it." Inscribed in pencil next to #3... More

Rose Warrington plumbeotype from life

Rose Warrington plumbeotype from life

Print shows Rose Warrington, half-length portrait, seated, facing left with right hand on chin and holding a feather fan in her left hand on her lap, in elaborate oval portrait frame. Title from item. Printed b... More

Leaflets of memory 1848 lith. & print in colr. by Wagner & McGuigan 116 Chestnut St. Phila

Leaflets of memory 1848 lith. & print in colr. by Wagner & McGuigan 11...

Prints show an illuminated contents page for "Illustrations" on the left and on the right the title page for "Leaflets of Memory 1848" showing the natural bridge in Rockbridge County, Virginia. Title from item.... More

Photograph album. John F. DuComb, No. 27 S. 6th Street, Philadelphia

Photograph album. John F. DuComb, No. 27 S. 6th Street, Philadelphia

Print shows a design for a photograph album and a window card advertisement for photographer John F. DuComb, No. 27 S. 6th Street, Philadelphia. Title devised by Library staff. Includes print-registration marks... More

The manor house Kentmere, Westmoreland. Seat of the Gilpin Family, A.D. 1206. View taken 26 July, 1845. Ann Maury J. Queen delt. ; P.S. Duval & Co.'s Steam Lith. Press, Philada

The manor house Kentmere, Westmoreland. Seat of the Gilpin Family, A.D...

Print shows an exterior view of the Gilpin family manor house at Kentmere, Westmoreland, England. Title from item. Stamped in lower left: From the file of James F. Queen artist, 1824-1889. (DLC/PP-1997:105) For... More

Vista de la playa de Mayagues L. Luthy fecit

Vista de la playa de Mayagues L. Luthy fecit

Print shows a cityscape view of Mayagüez, Puerto Rico, as seen from a ship in the harbor looking back toward the beach and city, with several ships at anchor in the foreground and rolling hills in the backgroun... 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

Girl praying

Girl praying

Print shows a young girl spying on another young girl who is praying in a grove of trees with a church in the background. Title devised by Library staff. Inscribed in lithographic crayon at bottom: M[?] should ... More

Rev. Joseph F. Berg D.D. Pastor of the First German Reformed Church, Philadelphia engraved expressly for the Christian ; lith. of Wagner & McGuigan

Rev. Joseph F. Berg D.D. Pastor of the First German Reformed Church, P...

Print shows Rev. Joseph F. Berg, half-length portrait, standing, facing slightly right, wearing clerical robes. Title from item. At head of title: Revd. J.F. Berg. Includes facsimile signature at head of title.... More

The new costume polka composed for the piano by Mathias Keller J. Queen delt. ; P.S. Duval's Steam lith. Press Philada

The new costume polka composed for the piano by Mathias Keller J. Quee...

Print shows a woman, full length portrait, wearing a bloomer costume, standing on the sidewalk on "Chesnut St." across from the Lee & Walker music store in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; female pedestrians on the ... More

Hindoo custumes sic, Mauritius P.S. Duval & Co. steam Lith. press, Phil

Hindoo custumes sic, Mauritius P.S. Duval & Co. steam Lith. press, Phi...

Print shows Hindu women washing themselves and their clothing in a stream; Hindu men are supplicating themselves in prayer on the bank of the stream before entering to wash. Title from item. Stamped in lower le... More

Done up Jas. Queen ; Wagner & McGuigan lithrs. Philada

Done up Jas. Queen ; Wagner & McGuigan lithrs. Philada

Print shows a young boy sitting on a chair in a corner, he appears to be asleep. A cricket bat and ball are on the floor at his feet and there is a notice on the wall behind him that states "Caution ... Fire Wo... More

Mr. Pennington's steam balloon, signs of the times : The Oregon

Mr. Pennington's steam balloon, signs of the times : The Oregon

Print shows an early design for a dirigible-shaped "aerostat" that is powered by steam which drives side-paddles; includes a smokestack at top center and flags at both ends. Title from item. Includes five lines... More

Lilies of the valley

Lilies of the valley

Title devised by Library staff. Stamped on lower left of mount: From the file of James F. Queen artist, 1824-1889. (DLC/PP-1997:105) Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection at the Library of Congress. Forms ... More

View looking north west from Promontory Point Great Salt Lake

View looking north west from Promontory Point Great Salt Lake

Print shows a Title from item. Publication date based on subsequent publication in related item. Published in: Exploration and survey of the valley of the Great Salt Lake of Utah / United States. Army. Corps of... More

Street in Great Salt Lake City - looking east

Street in Great Salt Lake City - looking east

Print shows a broad dirt road, fenced along both sides, with a few small buildings behind the fences; also shows a covered wagon approaching the viewer and a man with two dogs herding cattle near the center of ... More

Empire hook & ladder company, no. 1. Instituted February 6th 1851 on stone by J. Queen ; P.S. Duval & Co's Steam lith. Press Philada

Empire hook & ladder company, no. 1. Instituted February 6th 1851 on s...

Print shows a fireman standing in the street at the front end of a long carrier for a hook and ladder mechanism with several ladders in decreasing lengths stacked on top. It appears that the carrier is pushed f... More

Rotary balloon, model exhibited in Class X, no. 137, by J. Luntley

Rotary balloon, model exhibited in Class X, no. 137, by J. Luntley

Airship, designed by John Luntley, in flight over water. This record contains unverified, old data from shelflist card, with subsequent revisions.

Histoire des ballons, et des diverses ascensions qui ont eu lieu jusqu'à ce jour

Histoire des ballons, et des diverses ascensions qui ont eu lieu jusqu...

Broadside depicts two airship designs conceived by Ernst (Ernest) Pétin, incorporating four spherical balloons propelled by manually operated helical screws attached to a large flat surface, the lower part prov... More

Tableau explicatif général. Les effets du vol aérien actif / / lith. Schmid.

Tableau explicatif général. Les effets du vol aérien actif / / lith. S...

Technical illustration shows 21 figures about aeronautics: the mechanics of insect flight (Figs. 1, 3-5), wing design (Figs. 7-9, 13-15), the effects of propellers (Figs. 2 & 6), and a man-powered device design... More

La locomotion aérienne passive. Principes de la nature sur la chûte reelle des corps, opposé aux lois scientifiques / / lith. Schmid.

La locomotion aérienne passive. Principes de la nature sur la chûte re...

Technical illustration shows 14 figures with various designs for parachutes, including Blanchard's parachute, and several vessels with wings. "Invt. & constr. de Tollin" below fig. 11. Title from item. Illus. f... More

Domitor / H. Franco̧is.

Domitor / H. Franco̧is.

Print shows Taillepied de La Garenne's proposed system of aerial navigation consisting of a balloon with a double parachute on a single axis capable of transporting six persons; parachutes open on an axis exten... More

Domitor / H. Franco̧is.

Domitor / H. Franco̧is.

Print shows Taillepied de La Garenne's proposed system of aerial navigation consisting of a balloon with a double parachute on a single axis capable of transporting six persons; parachutes in open position exte... More

Crossing the mouth of the Madeira River, Brazil sketched by L. Gibbon ; lith. of P.S. Duval & Co. Philada

Crossing the mouth of the Madeira River, Brazil sketched by L. Gibbon ...

Print shows several men in a small boat in rough seas at the mouth of the Madeira River in Brazil. Title from item. Stamped on lower left: From the file of James F. Queen Artist, 1824-1889. Printed at top left:... More

Navigation aérienne, système de M. Henri Giffard

Navigation aérienne, système de M. Henri Giffard

Broadside announcing Henri Giffard's first steam powered airship design in 1852. Includes a technical drawing of his design. Title from item. Tissandier collection.

Llamas traversing the Andes laden with silver Titicaca balsa off Puno sketched by L. Gibbon ; JQ ; lith. of P.S. Duval & Co. Philada

Llamas traversing the Andes laden with silver Titicaca balsa off Puno ...

Print shows in the first illustration a packtrain of llamas loaded with silver in a valley in the Andes mountains; second illustration shows a small balsa boat on Lake Titicaca. Title from item. Signed on stone... More

San Mateo ferry, Bolivia Camp Ladron, Peru sketched by L. Gibbon ; JQ ; lith. of P.S. Duval & Co. Philada

San Mateo ferry, Bolivia Camp Ladron, Peru sketched by L. Gibbon ; JQ ...

Print shows in the first illustration mules on the shore and swimming across the San Mateo river, in Bolivia, following others that are approaching the opposite shore, also shows Natives on shore and with a sma... More

Niagara, from the American side on stone by J. Queen ; P.S. Duval & Co's Steam lith. Press Philada

Niagara, from the American side on stone by J. Queen ; P.S. Duval & Co...

Print shows four men on the bank of the Niagara River observing the waterfalls from the American side. The men are identified on the print as, from left: "R. Martin", "J.J." Sutton" (in pencil as "F.T"), "Jas. ... More

View in Quibdó Baudó J.C.T. delt. ; P.S. Duval & Co's Steam Lith. Press. Philada

View in Quibdó Baudó J.C.T. delt. ; P.S. Duval & Co's Steam Lith. Pres...

Prints show views of the villages of Quibdó and Baudó, Colombia, South America. Title from item. Proof sheet showing two images from the same stone arranged opposite of each other; a short dividing line indicat... More

Santa Lucia J. Queen ; P.S. Duval & Cos. Steam lith. Press, Phila

Santa Lucia J. Queen ; P.S. Duval & Cos. Steam lith. Press, Phila

Print shows a distant view of Santa Lucia Hill with an astronomical observatory on the right; also shows a pastoral scene with a small pond in the foreground, cows grazing, and buildings in the middle distance.... More

Hibernian Benevolent Institution, incorporated 1833 / design and on stone by J. Queen ; P.S. Duval Lith. Philada.

Hibernian Benevolent Institution, incorporated 1833 / design and on st...

Print shows at center, beneath an eagle perched on an Irish harp, is a woman attending to a sick man as two well-dressed men enter the room; on the left are two horses and a shield above the motto "Virtue Liber... More

The natural bridge, Rockbridge County, Va. from a sketch by Maj. Ths. H. Williamson, instructor of drawing, in the Va. Military Institution on stone by Jas. Queen ; P.S. Duval & Co. Lith. Philada

The natural bridge, Rockbridge County, Va. from a sketch by Maj. Ths. ...

Print shows a view from a footpath next to a stream below the natural bridge in Rockbridge County, Virginia. Title from item. Stamped on lower left: From the file of James F. Queen artist, 1824-1889. Publicatio... More

Bridge & causeway at Ma-Chi-Na-Too, Lew Chew Jas. Queen delt. ; P.S. Duval & Co. Steam Lith. press, Phil

Bridge & causeway at Ma-Chi-Na-Too, Lew Chew Jas. Queen delt. ; P.S. D...

Print shows travelers on a country road crossing a bridge and causeway in Okinawa, Japan, showing river and buttes on the right and rice paddies on the left. Title from item. Plate from: Narrative of the expedi... More

Macao from Penha Hill W. Heine ; J. Queen delt. ; P.S. Duval & Co., Phila

Macao from Penha Hill W. Heine ; J. Queen delt. ; P.S. Duval & Co., Ph...

Print shows a view of the harbor at Macao, with buildings along the waterfront; also shows two porters with shoulder poles on a roadway at bottom center, and a group of women on the lower right who may be nuns.... More

Public bath at Simoda from nature by W. Heine ; Js. Queen delt. ; P.S. Duval & Co., Philada

Public bath at Simoda from nature by W. Heine ; Js. Queen delt. ; P.S....

Print shows an interior view of a public bathhouse in Shimoda, Japan, with men and women bathing. Title from item. Inscribed in pencil on verso: "This was the 'suppressed' plate for the government publication o... More

Diploma awarded by the People's Agricultural Society of West Jersey / P.S. Duval & Son's Lith. Pa. ; J. Queen del.

Diploma awarded by the People's Agricultural Society of West Jersey / ...

Print shows a bird's-eye view of fairgrounds with a steamboat "Osceola" on the river in the foreground. Includes seven vignettes showing livestock, agricultrual machinery, and, at top center, two female figures... More

M.S. Mepham Bro & Co nos. 63 & 65 Locust St. Saint Louis Mo. P.S. Duval & Son Lith. Philada

M.S. Mepham Bro & Co nos. 63 & 65 Locust St. Saint Louis Mo. P.S. Duva...

Print shows a street view of the "Sun Tobacco Works" building showing workmen with horse-drawn carts, barrels, and wheelbarrows, also shows pedestrians and a military officer on horseback at the head of a group... More

Angels playing music in heaven, harpies playing music in Hell

Angels playing music in heaven, harpies playing music in Hell

Title devised by Library staff. Stamped in lower left: From the file of James F. Queen artist, 1824-1889. Cochran, 626 (DLC/PP-1997:105). Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection at the Library of Congress. F... More

This diploma was awarded by the Luzerne County Agricultural Society at their blank annual fair P.S. Duval & Son's lith. Philada

This diploma was awarded by the Luzerne County Agricultural Society at...

Print shows rural views of a farm, farmers, and livestock, also arrangements of farm produce, and a farmer driving a horse-drawn reaper, and a railroad at a factory or processing plant. Title from item. Caption... More

West Philadelphia Manufacturing Cos. starch & sarina works Js. Queen del. ; P.S. Duval & Son's Lith. Phila

West Philadelphia Manufacturing Cos. starch & sarina works Js. Queen d...

Print shows a street view of the factory buildings of the West Philadelphia Manufacturing Co., with street and railroad in the foreground. Title from item. Caption continues: Refined pearl starch & corn farina.... More

Point breeze park

Point breeze park

Print shows the racetrack at Point Breeze Park during a sulky horse race, with spectators on the central lawn and in the large viewing pavilion at center, and on the left is the judges elevated kiosk. Title dev... More

Salle de conférences ... Conférences experimentales sur la navigation aérienne par l'ingénieur Camille Vert, de la Drôme le plus léger que l'air par le poisson volant : le plus lourd que l'air par l'homme ailé ...

Salle de conférences ... Conférences experimentales sur la navigation ...

Broadside announcing a conference on flight designs by Camille Vert. Includes pictures of a lighter-than-air 'flying fish' airship and a heavier-than-air 'winged man' ornithopter. Title from item. Tissandier collection.

Label for druggist P.S. Duval & Son's Lith. Phila.

Label for druggist P.S. Duval & Son's Lith. Phila.

Print shows a design for a druggist's label with an oval frame resting on a pedestal draped with an American flag, with flowers, caduceus, mortar & pestle at top, and other vessels common to the druggist trade;... More

Now ready: the Dred Scott decision--Opinion of Chief-Justice Roger B. Taney ...

Now ready: the Dred Scott decision--Opinion of Chief-Justice Roger B. ...

Advertisement for pamphlet of the Supreme Court's Dred Scott decision by Van Evrie, Horton & Co., No. 40 Ann Street, New York. Title from item. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 3, no. 134 (1859 July 23), p. 479.

Certificate of honorary membership of the Weccacoe Fire Company, Philadelphia / des. & lith. by Jas. Queen ; printed in oil colors by P.S. Duval & Son, Pha.

Certificate of honorary membership of the Weccacoe Fire Company, Phila...

Print shows a certificate for honorary membership in the Weccacoe Fire Company of Philadelphia, with views of five firehouses, horse-drawn engines, and other firefighting equipment. Title from item. Stamped in ... More

Blue Mountain Delaware water gap. Site of the slate quarries of the New Jersey slate mining, manufacturing & transportation company, Warren Co. N.J. sketched by W.B. Whitecar ; P.S. Duval & Son's Lith. Phila

Blue Mountain Delaware water gap. Site of the slate quarries of the Ne...

Print shows a portion of the Delaware Water Gap and the slate quarrying areas near the Blue Mountains along the Delaware River; a large building in the foreground with a railroad passing along the banks of the ... More

Armeria de Madrid. Armure de Christophe Colomb

Armeria de Madrid. Armure de Christophe Colomb

Armor belonging to Christopher Columbus. In album: Spain, p. 10. No. 25.

[Explosion of the Alfred Thomas at Easton Pa. March 6th 1860]

[Explosion of the Alfred Thomas at Easton Pa. March 6th 1860]

Print shows an explosion on the steamboat Alfred Thomas at Easton, Pennsylvania; a few people are standing on the shore of the river and Easton is visible to the left, in the background. Title from another impr... More

[Technical illustration shows four stages of André Garnerin's parachute: apparatus for inflating a balloon with hydrogen, a balloon in flight, parachute attached to ascending balloon, and parachute deployed in descent] / Fauchery, del. et sc.

[Technical illustration shows four stages of André Garnerin's parachut...

"Pl. I" from unidentified publication. Title devised by Library staff. Tissandier collection.

Séville. Clefs offertes à St. Ferdinand à son entrée à Seville / J. Laurent. Madrid.

Séville. Clefs offertes à St. Ferdinand à son entrée à Seville / J. La...

Keys offered to Ferdinand III upon his entrance to Seville. In album: Spain, opposite p. 51. No. 315.

View of Easton, (from Phillipsburg Rock) ambrotype of H.P. Osborn, Bethlehem ; Js. Queen del. ; P.S. Duval & Son's lith. Philad

View of Easton, (from Phillipsburg Rock) ambrotype of H.P. Osborn, Bet...

Print shows a bird's-eye view of Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, with a river on the left, canal, railroads and bridges at center, and the community in the background. Title from item. Caption continu... More

Abraham Lincoln, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front, in oval

Abraham Lincoln, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front, in oval

Title devised by Library staff. Includes print-registration marks and color bar indicating that as many as 15 stones were used. Stamped on lower left: From the file of James F. Queen artist, 1824-1889. (DLC/PP-... More

Ballon Godard / H.L.

Ballon Godard / H.L.

Collecting card shows an ascending balloon with one person on board.

Old John Brown's career illustrated

Old John Brown's career illustrated

Print shows five vignettes from the violent life of abolitionist John Brown, three related to "doing his Kansas work" and the fourth "commencing his Virginia work"; the fifth vignette, at center, labeled "The t... More

The "Lincoln column," first monolith raised, Nov. 1860, Presidential election, being S. column of connecting corridor

The "Lincoln column," first monolith raised, Nov. 1860, Presidential e...

Photo shows construction at U.S. Capitol, including African American workmen with a column named in the photograph to recognize Abraham Lincoln's election as president on Nov. 6, 1860. Title from item. In album... More

In defence of the Union and the Constitution C. Schussele delt. ; on stone by Muringer ; printed in oil colors by P.S. Duval & Son, 22, South 5th St. Philada

In defence of the Union and the Constitution C. Schussele delt. ; on s...

Print shows a female figure of Peace holding an American flag over a woman and two children, with a Union soldier holding a rifle in the foreground. Title from item. Caption continues: This Certifies. Publicati... More

[Letter from R. Cecil Johnson, Atlanta, to C. Smith Johnson]

[Letter from R. Cecil Johnson, Atlanta, to C. Smith Johnson]

Handwritten letter. Title devised by Library staff. Found with tintype of Private R. Cecil Johnson of 8th Georgia Infantry Regiment and South Carolina Hampton Legion Cavalry Battalion, processed as AMB/TIN no. ... More

[Civil War envelope showing eagle atop shield with messages "Union!" and "Emblem of our nation's liberty"]

[Civil War envelope showing eagle atop shield with messages "Union!" a...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Miss Paulina Hurst, Brea [i.e. Berea?] P.O., Cuyhoga [i.e. Cuyahoga] Co., Ohio; bears 3 cent stamp; postmarked Kanawha C.H., Va., Dec. 14, 1862. Annotation on recto:... More

[Civil War envelope showing portrait of Maj. Gen. U.S. Grant]

[Civil War envelope showing portrait of Maj. Gen. U.S. Grant]

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mr. James W. Hensley, Salem, Illinois, Co. D. 111th Reg. Ill. Volunteer, care Capt. Foster; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). Forms... More