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
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
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
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.
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
Print shows a variety of bonnets on stands on a table. Includes text advertising Madame Petit's millinery store in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Airship, designed by John Luntley, in flight over water. This record contains unverified, old data from shelflist card, with subsequent revisions.
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
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
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
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
Broadside announcing Henri Giffard's first steam powered airship design in 1852. Includes a technical drawing of his design. Title from item. Tissandier collection.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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