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[Manuscript map of Seventeenth Street N.W. between E Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington D.C.].

[Manuscript map of Seventeenth Street N.W. between E Street and Pennsy...

Partial cadastral map showing lot lines, lot and block numbers, and dimensions. Title devised by cataloger. At top in ink: Presidents Square. Pen-and-ink with additions in lead pencil. Watermark: U S [word uncl... more

Architectural drawing for a frame ("looking glass frame for President's house") for Dolley Madison, 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C.

Architectural drawing for a frame ("looking glass frame for President'...

Working drawing showing looking glass frame and mantel in Blue Room as elevation; rendering.

Washington, looking up Pennsylvania Avenue from the new Terrace of the Capitol

Washington, looking up Pennsylvania Avenue from the new Terrace of the...

Title from item. Philadelphia Print Shop Inventory, no. 672. (DLC/PP-1996:032.17). Forms part of: John Rubens Smith Collection (Library of Congress). Exhibited: "American Treasures" at the Library of Congress, ... more

Hat manufactory. William H. Hamer, respectfully informs his friends and the public that he has commenced his hatting business, in all its various branches, on Pennsylvania Avenue, two doors east of Davis's Hotel ... Washington City Dec. 17, 1810

Hat manufactory. William H. Hamer, respectfully informs his friends an...

Title.; Imprint 2. 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 190, Folder 20.

Dr. T. G. Clinton respectfully issues this notice of his desire to practice medicine in portion of Washington City, 12th street, near Maryland Avenue. June, 1843.

Dr. T. G. Clinton respectfully issues this notice of his desire to pra...

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 197, Folder 30.

Footrace, Pennsylvania Avenue. Stakes $25,000

Footrace, Pennsylvania Avenue. Stakes $25,000

The race for a $25,000 prize (the president's salary) is a metaphor for the 1844 campaign. The favored contender here is Henry Clay. The other runners are James K. Polk and John Tyler, while commentaries are of... more

Entrance to the Gothic Avenue

Entrance to the Gothic Avenue

Illus. in: Rambles in Mammoth Cave during the year 1844, Louisville, Ky., 1845. Reference copy may be in LOT 4388E. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Rare Bk. D... more

Mayoralty. Clear the track for John C. Harkness, the mechanic's workingman's and independent candidate! ... Many voters. May 21, 1846. [Washington, D. C.] Printed by James N. Davis, Southwest corner of Pennsylvania avenue and 12th street.

Mayoralty. Clear the track for John C. Harkness, the mechanic's workin...

Harkness, John C. 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 198, Folder 5.

[Hotel for Azariah Fuller, (Kirkwood House), Pennsylvania Avenue and 12th Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. Principal floor plan]

[Hotel for Azariah Fuller, (Kirkwood House), Pennsylvania Avenue and 1...

Inscriptions on recto: Principal floor ; John Haviland Architect Philadelphia. 1847 ; Saloon ; Balconey ; Ladies dressing room ; Gent's dressing room ; Ladies stair-case ; Gentlemen's stair-case ; Piazza ; Ladi... more

[Hotel for Azariah Fuller, (Kirkwood House), Pennsylvania Avenue and 12th Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. Third story floor plan]

[Hotel for Azariah Fuller, (Kirkwood House), Pennsylvania Avenue and 1...

Inscriptions on recto: Third story ; John Haviland Archt Philadelphia 1847 ; Gentlemen's stair ; Ladies stair. Building originally Fountain Inn, then Irving Hotel (1848), then The Kirkwood House (1854). Demolis... more

Séboûah - temple - colosse et sphinx de la partie gauche de l'avenue / FT [monogram] Félix Teynard phot.

Séboûah - temple - colosse et sphinx de la partie gauche de l'avenue /...

General view of colossus and sphinx on the left side of the avenue approaching the temple at Es-Sebua, Egypt.

Every body and his big grandmother are going to buy their valentines at cupid's original head quarters, J. Shillington's Odeon building, corner of 4.5 Street, and Pennsylvania Avenue ... [Washington, D. C.] Printed at the Cheap Job Printing offi

Every body and his big grandmother are going to buy their valentines a...

Valentine. 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 200, Folder 19.

Karnak (Thèbes) - avenue de sphinx - vue générale prise du point G / Félix Teynard.

Karnak (Thèbes) - avenue de sphinx - vue générale prise du point G / F...

Ruins along the avenue of Sphinxes as seen from "point G" showing palms and temple ruins in the distance (see map, pl. 42 bis).

Stationery, music, pianos, fancy goods, &c. ... John F. Ellis. Pa. Avenue, between 9th & 10th Sts. Washington, D. C. [1853].

Stationery, music, pianos, fancy goods, &c. ... John F. Ellis. Pa. Ave...

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 201, Folder 22.

Plat & dimensions of circle on Pennsylvania Avenue at intersection of Pa. Avenue, New Hampshire Avenue, K Street north, 23d Street west : [Washington Circle, Washington D.C.] /

Plat & dimensions of circle on Pennsylvania Avenue at intersection of ...

"18th Nov'r 1854." Includes survey notes. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

Root's daguerreotype talbotype, stereoscopic & crayon portrait & miniature gallery, No. 290 Pennsylvania Avenue N. W. cor. of Eleventh street, over Sylvester's drug store, Washington, D. C ... Philadelphia, Chandler, printer, 123 Chestnut St. [1

Root's daguerreotype talbotype, stereoscopic & crayon portrait & minia...

Daguerreotype. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 4 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 202, Folder 6. C... more

Avenue of Sp[hynxes]

Avenue of Sp[hynxes]

Title from item. No. 1885. On verso: (Karnak) Thebes. Avenue of Sphinxs.

Jefferson Market, Sixth Avenue, New York City / Tarbell, S. ; A. Hill.

Jefferson Market, Sixth Avenue, New York City / Tarbell, S. ; A. Hill.

Illus. in: Ballou's pictorial, v. 13, no. 16 (1857 Oct. 17), p. 248. Title from item.

Anti-slavery fair! The Abington anti-slavery fair will commence on Monday evening, Nov. 9th, at Union Hall, North Abington ... Abington, Nov. 6, 1857. Abington. Standard Press, Vaughan's Building, Centre Avenue.

Anti-slavery fair! The Abington anti-slavery fair will commence on Mon...

Anti-slavery fair. 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 62, Folder 35.

New York City and environs, from the spire of Dr. Spring's new brick church, Fifth Avenue / Hitchcock del. ; Anthony sc.

New York City and environs, from the spire of Dr. Spring's new brick c...

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 3, 1859 April 23, pp. 264-265.

Terrible loss of life! Burning of a tenement-house in Forty-fifth Street, near Sixth Avenue, on the morning of the 28th inst. / / sketched on the spot by our artist.

Terrible loss of life! Burning of a tenement-house in Forty-fifth Stre...

Title from item. Title continues: Two women and eight children burned to death. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 9, no. 227 (1860 Apr. 7), p. 299.

Grand torch-light parade of the New York firemen in honor of the Prince of Wales, passing the Fifth Avenue Hotel, October 13, 1860

Grand torch-light parade of the New York firemen in honor of the Princ...

Illustration showing firemen marching with torches and lights by hotel balcony where Prince of Wales watches with his retinue. Title from item. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 4, no. 199 (1860 Oct. 20), p. 660.

[Map of part of Pennsylvania Avenue and the Washington Canal in the vicinity of the Center Market, N.W. Washington D.C.].

[Map of part of Pennsylvania Avenue and the Washington Canal in the vi...

Covers area bounded by Washington Canal, 6th, D, and 12th streets N.W. Shows block numbers and dimensions. Title devised by cataloger. Pen-and-ink, lead pencil, and blue wash. Missing section at upper right cor... more

Old State Department Building, corner 15 Street and Pennsylvania Avenue
The officers of the C.S. Army & Navy / photographed and published by C.F. May, 519 8th Avenue, New York.

The officers of the C.S. Army & Navy / photographed and published by C...

Photomontage shows portraits of 49 Confederate Army and Navy officers.

Ox team with cannon, 15th & Penn. Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C.

Ox team with cannon, 15th & Penn. Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C.

Photograph shows a team of oxen hauling a 15 inch Rodman at the intersection of 15th St. and Pennsylvania Ave., N.W. No. 1486. Title from item.

Scene, Fifth Avenue

Scene, Fifth Avenue

Man telling woman "Ah! Dearest Addie! I've succeeded. I've got a substitute!" She replies "Have you? What a curious coincidence! And I have found one for YOU!"

Scene, Fifth Avenue

Scene, Fifth Avenue

Cartoon shows a well-dressed man telling a woman "Ah! Dearest Addie! I've succeeded. I've got a substitute!" The woman, holding him at arms length, replies "Have you? What a curious coincidence! And I have foun... more

The defenders of our Union 109 Commanders of the Union Army / / Photographed and published by C.F. May, 519 8th Avenue, New York.

The defenders of our Union 109 Commanders of the Union Army / / Photog...

Photomontage shows portraits of 109 Union Army and Navy officers. Title from item. Officers' names listed on mount: Lincoln, Abraham, Prest. of the U.S.; Scott, Winfield; Staunton, Edwin M., Sec. of War; Anders... more

Maryland Avenue Depot, Washington, D.C., June, 1863

Maryland Avenue Depot, Washington, D.C., June, 1863

Photograph shows three men standing on the platform of the Maryland Avenue railroad station while two men stand in the street. The Capitol buildings under construction are in the distance.

Rivers & Derious' combination circus! and Bedouin Arab troupe for a short time only, on lot cor. of New York Avenue and 6th Street, commencing Thursday, September 29, 1864 ... [Washington, D. C.] M. Polkinhorn & Son's steam job press. [1864].

Rivers & Derious' combination circus! and Bedouin Arab troupe for a sh...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 6 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 204, Folder 51b. Copy scanned: 2

[Sergeant Alfred A. Stratton of Co. G, 147th New York Infantry Regiment, with amputated arms] / Fredricks & Co., 179 Fifth Avenue, Madison Square, New York.

[Sergeant Alfred A. Stratton of Co. G, 147th New York Infantry Regimen...

Carte de visite is housed in thermoplastic frame. Title devised by Library staff. Identification of soldier from Photography and the Civil War / Jeff L. Rosenheim. New York : Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2013, p... more

Robert Wood's ornamental iron works, Ridge Avenue, Philadelphia / Hinckley ; printed by Henry B. Ashmead.

Robert Wood's ornamental iron works, Ridge Avenue, Philadelphia / Hinc...

Print shows an advertisement for Robert Wood's Ornamental Iron Works on "Ridge Avenue below Spring Garden Street, Philadelphia" showing cast iron statues and fountains, the "Clay Monument, at Pottsville, Pa.", ... more

D. H. Bates / Photographed by Philp & Solomons' Metropolitan Gallery, 332 Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, D.C.

D. H. Bates / Photographed by Philp & Solomons' Metropolitan Gallery, ...

Photograph shows portrait of David Homer Bates, an original operator of the United States Military Telegraph Corps. Title from item. Found with ambrotype of the original four operators of the United States Mili... more

Scene at the Pennsylvania Avenue entrance to the Capitol grounds at Washington on the daily adjournment of Congress

Scene at the Pennsylvania Avenue entrance to the Capitol grounds at Wa...

Illustration showing a crowd of people crossing the street between a railroad locomotive and a street railroad, with the U.S. Capitol in the background. Title from item. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 10, no. 4... more

Caire - Avenue de Koubr-el-Aâma / Bonfils.

Caire - Avenue de Koubr-el-Aâma / Bonfils.

Unpaved road, tree lined on both sides, canal to the left. Title from item. No. 1168.

Karnak. Avenue des Béliers / Bonfils.

Karnak. Avenue des Béliers / Bonfils.

Propylon (triumphal arch) and pylon in the Valley of the Rams, part of the Temple of Ramses IV in Thebes.

Ascension captive. 42, avenue de Suffren tous les jours de 1 à 5 h. Exposition de l'aérostat et des machines ... / / Cosson Smeeton.

Ascension captive. 42, avenue de Suffren tous les jours de 1 à 5 h. Ex...

Broadside announcing a captive balloon ascension during the Paris Exposition of 1867. Includes pictures of the balloon being inflated ("Le Gonflement") and spectators watching the captive balloon ascend in the ... more

[Unidentified sailor in Union engineer lieutenant's uniform] / Henry Ulke, 278 Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, D.C.

[Unidentified sailor in Union engineer lieutenant's uniform] / Henry U...

Title devised by Library staff. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2016; (DLC/PP-2016:144) Forms part of: Liljenquist Family Collection of Civil War Photographs (Library of Congress). pp/liljpaper

Booth's new theatre, Twenty-third Street and Sixth Avenue

Booth's new theatre, Twenty-third Street and Sixth Avenue

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 13, no. 628 (1869 Jan. 9), p. 29. Print after a photograph by Rockwood. Title from item.

[Unidentified woman] / Rice ; M. P. Rice, A. I. Rice, photographers, 1217-1219 Penna. Avenue, Washington, D.C.

[Unidentified woman] / Rice ; M. P. Rice, A. I. Rice, photographers, 1...

Title devised by Library staff. No. 3415. Wearing the same jewelry, bow, and hair ornament as woman in photograph processed as LOT 6286, no. 46.

Positive sale of the mansion with ample grounds attached, and eighty-five building lots, being the estate of the late George W. Keating : situated in the county just beyond Boundary Street and fronting Lincoln Avenue, at auction : [part of Eckington, Washington D.C.] /

Positive sale of the mansion with ample grounds attached, and eighty-f...

Poster containing cadastral map. Includes text. Torn, ink-smeared, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

New York City - Medical College for Women, East Twelfth Street and Second Avenue - the anatomical lecture room

New York City - Medical College for Women, East Twelfth Street and Sec...

Print shows female medical students attending an anatomy lecture. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 30 (1870 April 16), p. 72. Title from item.

New York City - Medical College for Women, East Twelfth Street and Second Avenue - the General Lecture Room

New York City - Medical College for Women, East Twelfth Street and Sec...

Class. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, (1870), p. 72. Reference copy may be in LOT 4399. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: NY NYC ; Shelf.

New York City - The Orange Riot of July 12th - view on Eighth Avenue looking from Twenty-Fifth Street [...]ard the Grand Opera House - dispersal of the mob by the Ninth, Eighty-Fourth and other regiments

New York City - The Orange Riot of July 12th - view on Eighth Avenue l...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1871 July 29, pp. 328-329.

The effects of the panic. New good just received, now selling without regard to cost! Articles of jewelry that usually retailed from $3 to $20 for only $1 each call and eaminine! at the opposition store, 476 Penn'a Avenue ..

The effects of the panic. New good just received, now selling without ...

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 206, Folder 37.

The Great Financial Panic of 1873 - [4 illus. and text] Run on the 4th National Bank, 20 Nassau St.; Run on the Union Trust Co., Broadway & Rector St.; Lobby of the 5th Avenue Hotel, Sat.; Pres. Grant & Sec. of Treas. Richardson receiving capitalists at the 5th Ave. Hotel; Grant refusing to use the U.S. Treasury

The Great Financial Panic of 1873 - [4 illus. and text] Run on the 4th...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 37. no. 940 (1873 Oct. 4), p. 67. Reference copies may be in LOT 4402. Caption card tracings: NY ... more

New York City--The sewing-room at A.T. Stewart's, between Ninth and Tenth Streets, Broadway and Fourth Avenue / Hyde.
[Mrs. William F. (Elizabeth Underhill) Coles house, Bellevue Avenue and Dixon Street, Newport, Rhode Island] / Rockwood & Co., Phot. N.Y. ; R.M. Hunt, architect.

[Mrs. William F. (Elizabeth Underhill) Coles house, Bellevue Avenue an...

Photograph shows view of mansion designed by Richard Morris Hunt.

The Centennial: View of state Avenue, Looking West

The Centennial: View of state Avenue, Looking West

Various state buildings. Wood engraving from sketches by Theo. R. Davis. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, 1876 Nov. 11, p. 673. Reference copy may be in LOT 4435A. This record contains unverified, old data from capt... more

[Mrs. William F. (Elizabeth Underhill) Coles house, outbuilding, Bellevue Avenue and Dixon Street, Newport, Rhode Island] / Rockwood & Co., Phot. N.Y. ; R.M. Hunt, architect.

[Mrs. William F. (Elizabeth Underhill) Coles house, outbuilding, Belle...

Photograph shows view of outbuilding designed by Richard Morris Hunt.

Girard Avenue Bridge and surroundings

Girard Avenue Bridge and surroundings

H5581 U.S. Copyright Office Title from item.

In Marion's Avenue

In Marion's Avenue

Photograph shows interior view of Mammoth Cave, Kentucky.

New York City--The development of rapid transit - the first train on the Gilbert Elevated Railroad passing through Sixth Avenue, near the Jefferson Market Police Court, April 29th

New York City--The development of rapid transit - the first train on t...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 46, no. 1,182 (1878 May 25), p. 201.

[Cadastral map of part of N.W. Washington D.C. immediately north of Florida Avenue].

[Cadastral map of part of N.W. Washington D.C. immediately north of Fl...

Covers area bounded by Florida Av., 14th St., Newton St., Rock Creek Park, 23rd St., and California St. N.W., including all or parts of Kalorama Heights, Adams-Morgan, Mount Pleasant, Lanier Heights, and Columb... more

[Gertie]. One morning on Fifth Avenue Gertie saw Mr. Cyrus Pew the banker with his back in scorn ...

[Gertie]. One morning on Fifth Avenue Gertie saw Mr. Cyrus Pew the ban...

Preparatory sketches for "Gertie." Gift; Mrs. Peter Grant; 1940; (DLC/PP-1940:008). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress).

New York City - funeral of the late Marshall O. Roberts, in Calvary P.E. Church, Fourth Avenue, September 14th

New York City - funeral of the late Marshall O. Roberts, in Calvary P....

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, (1880 October 2), p. 69. Reference copy may be in LOT 4445 C. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Death Funerals;... more

Dottie and Lottie. Who do you think I met in 4th Avenue this afternoon, Lottie, Billy Bun my old boyfriend ...

Dottie and Lottie. Who do you think I met in 4th Avenue this afternoon...

Preparatory sketches for "Dottie and Lottie." Gift; Mrs. Peter Grant; 1940; (DLC/PP-1940:008). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress).

Pa. Avenue from U.S. Treasury, Washington, D.C.

Pa. Avenue from U.S. Treasury, Washington, D.C.

Horses and carriages; streetcars on Pennsylvania Avenue; U.S. Capitol in background, ca. 1880. Stereo by J.F. Jarvis' Stereoscopic Views, Wash., D.C. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.... more

[George Goethals, head-and-shoulders portrait, as a young man] / J. Brill, no. 105 Fourth Avenue ... New York

[George Goethals, head-and-shoulders portrait, as a young man] / J. Br...

Title devised by Library staff from hand-written information on back of the photo. Reference copy in BIOG FILE. Gift; James S. Baker, Aug. 15, 1949.

The President's vacation - on Bellevue Avenue, Newport / drawn by W.P. Snyder.

The President's vacation - on Bellevue Avenue, Newport / drawn by W.P....

President Chester Arthur in horse-drawn carriage, on crowded road. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 28, 1884 Sept. 6, p. 587.

[Seattle's first street car turning from Occidental Avenue to Yesler Way] / Theo. E. Peiser, photographer.

[Seattle's first street car turning from Occidental Avenue to Yesler W...

Title devised by Library staff. Caption on card: Seattle and vicinity. Frank H. Osgood installed the street car system in Seattle. He appears in this photograph standing behind the horses. (DLC/PP-1997:105) For... more

The dead cardinal - scene in front of the cathedral on Fifth Avenue / drawn by Charles Graham.

The dead cardinal - scene in front of the cathedral on Fifth Avenue / ...

Large crowd in front of catheral, Fifth Avenue, New York City, where the body of Cardinal McCloskey lay.