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Virginia Colonial Commissioners, March 12, 1651, Articles on the Relation Between James City and Great Britain

Virginia Colonial Commissioners, March 12, 1651, Articles on the Relat...

Articles on the Relation Between James City and Great Britain

James I, King of Great Britain, France, & Ireland, &c / M. Vdr. Gucht fecit.

James I, King of Great Britain, France, & Ireland, &c / M. Vdr. Gucht ...

James I, head-and shoulders portrait, facing right, in oval.

Africa : corrected from the observations of the Royal Society at London and Paris. /

Africa : corrected from the observations of the Royal Society at Londo...

Relief shown pictorially. Shows boundaries, rivers, forests and principal settlements, with tents symbolising areas inhabited by nomads, and notes. London meridian. "Drawn & Engrav'd by I. Senex." Available als... More

A new and exact map of the dominions of the King of Great Britain on ye continent of North America, containing Newfoundland, New Scotland, New England, New York, New Jersey, Pensilvania, Maryland, Virginia and Carolina.

A new and exact map of the dominions of the King of Great Britain on y...

Scale ca. 1:3,600,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: London. Imprint date from Henry Stevens and Roland Tree's Comparative cartography, item 55c. Includes descriptive text. Insets: A v... More

George's Combat

George's Combat

George II as Saint George slaying dragon representing papacy.

Britain's Rights maintained; or French ambitions dismantled. Addrest to the Laudable Societys... / L. Boitard, invt..

Britain's Rights maintained; or French ambitions dismantled. Addrest t...

"Britannia, standing upright, holding the staff and Cap of Liberty, addresses "Mars" and "Neptune" as the representatives of Britons..." (Source: Stephens) This record contains unverified data from Stephens. Ca... More

A new and accurate map of North America : wherein the errors of all proceeding British, French and Dutch maps, respecting the rights of Great Britain, France & Spain & the limits of each of his majesty's provinces, are corrected, /

A new and accurate map of North America : wherein the errors of all pr...

Relief shown by shading. "All the coloured part of this map ... delineates the rights and possessions of Great Britain ... " Mounted on cloth with transparent cloth overlay, losses along outer right margin. Inc... More

Her most excellent majesty Charlotte Queen of Great Britain / Frye ad vivum delineavit et sculp.

Her most excellent majesty Charlotte Queen of Great Britain / Frye ad ...

Charlotte, Queen of Great Britain, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left. Bryan, 2 Smith, 2 Duplessis, 9194:15 Dated on plate. Gardiner Greene Hubbard Collection.

A New humorous song, on the Cherokee chiefs Inscribed to the ladies of Great Britain : To the tune of, Caesar and Pompey were both of the horned / / by H. Howard.

A New humorous song, on the Cherokee chiefs Inscribed to the ladies of...

A broadside comprising seven verses in letterpress below an engraving, representing three Red Indian Chiefs in their national costumes; these men are named, "The Stalking Turkey", "The Pouting Pidgeon", "The Ma... More

In the year 1766 the settlers upon the New Hampshire Grants on the west side of the Green Mountains, appointed Samuel Robinson, Esq. of Bennington their agent to state to the King and Council of Great Britain the illegal and unjust proceedings o

In the year 1766 the settlers upon the New Hampshire Grants on the wes...

Johnson, Samuel. 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 177, Folder 1.

Virginia Colony Councilmen, Burgesses and Representatives of the Virginia Colony to George III of England, April 14, 1768, Petition Against Taxation by Great Britain; Repeal of Stamp Act

Virginia Colony Councilmen, Burgesses and Representatives of the Virgi...

Petition Against Taxation by Great Britain; Repeal of Stamp Act

New-York, June 12, 1770. Advertisement. Whereas a number of persons, who are immediately interested in the importation of goods from Great Britain; have entered into a scheme, to frustrate the laudable endeavours of those patriotic merchants, an

New-York, June 12, 1770. Advertisement. Whereas a number of persons, w...

Positive Photostat.; Advertisement. 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 104, Folder 15.

King George II, crowned June 11, 1727 - King George III, crowned Oct. 25, 1760

King George II, crowned June 11, 1727 - King George III, crowned Oct. ...

Print shows right profile bust portraits of King George II and King George III wearing laurel wreaths. Title from item. Illus. in: Bickerstaff's Boston almanack, ... (Boston, Mass.). Boston, 1774, p. 6. Publish... More

Britain, America, at length be friends ...

Britain, America, at length be friends ...

Print shows America, as a Native woman, shaking hands with Britannia with the goddess Concord standing between them holding a globe and an olive branch. Ships in a busy port are in the background, and a lion, l... More

New-York. July 25, 1774. Extract of a letter from London, by way of Philadelphia, to a gentleman in this City. "the unhappy disputes which at present subsist between Great Britain and America, fill our minds with melancholy reflections, as the m

New-York. July 25, 1774. Extract of a letter from London, by way of Ph...

Evans 13493.; On verso: S; July 25, 1774. 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 106, Folder 25b.

In Provincial congress, Cambridge, October 26, 1774. Whereas in consequence of the present unhappy disputes between Great Britain and the colonies, a formidable body of troops with warlike preparations of every sort are already arrived at, and o

In Provincial congress, Cambridge, October 26, 1774. Whereas in conseq...

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 37, Folder 40.

A petition to the Honourable the Committee of safety for the Colony of New-York. We the subscribers, inhabitants of said colony, humbly beg leave to represent that the unhappy contest which has long subsisted between Great Britain and the Americ

A petition to the Honourable the Committee of safety for the Colony of...

Evans 14384.; On verso: S; 1775. 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 108, Folder 45.

Whereas a report has been industriously propagated in this City, that the Continental Congress has passed a resolve, that unless American grievances were redressed by the first of March, these Colonies should be independent of Great Britain. [Tw

Whereas a report has been industriously propagated in this City, that ...

Evans 14333.; On verso: C; Aug 4, 1775. 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 108, Folder 31a.

We the subscribers do hereby severally inlist ourselves into the service of the United States of America, to continue in that service 'till the end of the present war with Britain, unless sooner regularly discharged ... and to be under such regu

We the subscribers do hereby severally inlist ourselves into the servi...

Positive Photostat.; Stamped on verso: 595. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collectio... More

State of Massachusetts-Bay. In the House of representatives, January 25, 1777. The perseverance of Britain in her attempts to subjugate the free states of America to an unconditional submission ... [Boston: Printed by Benjamin Edes, 1777].

State of Massachusetts-Bay. In the House of representatives, January 2...

Positive Photostat.; Stamped on verso: 595. 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 40, Folder 3a.

George the IIId, King of Great Britain, France and Ireland / Pollard sculpt.

George the IIId, King of Great Britain, France and Ireland / Pollard s...

Print shows King George III, head-and-shoulders portrait, right profile, wearing armor and a laurel wreath; in oval. Title from item. Engraved for Murray's History of the American War. Illus. in: An impartial h... More

The present state of Great Britain / J. Phillips fecit.

The present state of Great Britain / J. Phillips fecit.

Print shows a man representing Great Britain, half-asleep, holding a staff topped with a liberty cap which a Native, representing America, is attempting to remove; a Dutchman on his knees before Great Britain i... More

[Announcement of the Spanish declaration of war on Great Britain, printed at Norwich]. Norwich: Printed by J. Trumbull [1779].

[Announcement of the Spanish declaration of war on Great Britain, prin...

Positive Photostat.; Spanish declaration of war on gt. Brit. 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;... More

George III, King of Great Britain &c / Pollard sculp.

George III, King of Great Britain &c / Pollard sculp.

Print shows King George III, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly right wearing ermine robe and powdered wig, in oval topped with crown. Title from item. After a Reynolds coronation portrait. Illus. in:... More

To the right honble. Lord Rodney admiral of the White, vice admiral of Great Britain, Commander in Chief of his majesties fleet in the West Indies, this view of the glorious & signal victory obtain'd over the French fleet ... is most respectfuly offered by his lordships most obedt. & very humble servant Thomas Walker Lieut. 2d Battn. 60th light Infantry / Thos. Walker delin. ; Jno. Wells sculp.

To the right honble. Lord Rodney admiral of the White, vice admiral of...

Print shows the British fleet under Lord Rodney breaking the line of the French fleet under Count de Grasse; the French fleet "thrown into confusion" and attempting "to form a new line" with the British fleet b... More

His excellency Henry Laurens, president of congress & minister plenipotentiary for treating of peace with Grt. Britain / B.B.E.

His excellency Henry Laurens, president of congress & minister plenipo...

Print shows Henry Laurens, head-and-shoulders portrait, left profile, in oval. Title from item. Illus. in: Portraits of generals, ministers, magistrates, members of Congress, and others, who have rendered thems... More

Thomas Jefferson, March 1783, Notes on Commerce and Insurance in Great Britain, 1689 to 1783

Thomas Jefferson, March 1783, Notes on Commerce and Insurance in Great...

Notes on Commerce and Insurance in Great Britain, 1689 to 1783

Coffin lids found at Bangor / Murray sculpt.

Coffin lids found at Bangor / Murray sculpt.

Four stone coffin lids engraved with coats of arms and a stone cross. Illus. in: A tour in Wales ... / [Thomas Pennant] London : B. White, 1784, pl. 18, opp. p. 233.

Thomas Jefferson, December 18, 1787, Lists of Taxes Received by Great Britain and Europe

Thomas Jefferson, December 18, 1787, Lists of Taxes Received by Great ...

Lists of Taxes Received by Great Britain and Europe

France. Britain. Freedom. Slavery

France. Britain. Freedom. Slavery

"A design in two compartments. On the left the triumph of Necker in a land of 'Freedom', in the other that of Pitt in a land of 'Slavery"..." (Source: George) [Gillray]. Price 2sh. This record contains unverifi... More

Thomas Jefferson to George Washington, June 1790, United States Conduct in War between Spain and Great Britain

Thomas Jefferson to George Washington, June 1790, United States Conduc...

United States Conduct in War between Spain and Great Britain

U.S. Reports: Kachlin, et al., v. Mulhallon, et al., 2 U.S. (2 Dall.) 237 (1795)

U.S. Reports: Kachlin, et al., v. Mulhallon, et al., 2 U.S. (2 Dall.) ...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 2; Dallas Volume 2; September Term, 1795; Kachlin et al. versus Mulhallon, et al.

U.S. Reports: Vanhorne's Lessee v. Dorrance, 2 U.S. (2 Dall.) 304 (1795)

U.S. Reports: Vanhorne's Lessee v. Dorrance, 2 U.S. (2 Dall.) 304 (179...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 2; Dallas Volume 2; April Term, 1795; Vanhorne's Lessee versus Dorrance

U.S. Reports: Harris v. Mandeville, 2 U.S. (2 Dall.) 256 (1796)

U.S. Reports: Harris v. Mandeville, 2 U.S. (2 Dall.) 256 (1796)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 2; Dallas Volume 2; September Term, 1796; Harris versus Mandeville

U.S. Reports: Vasse v. Ball, 2 U.S. (2 Dall.) 270 (1797)

U.S. Reports: Vasse v. Ball, 2 U.S. (2 Dall.) 270 (1797)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 2; Dallas Volume 2; March Term, 1797; Vasse versus Ball

Crisis. To the people of the state of New York. War! War! War! Quit-rents, stamp acts- a common distress in our country is the order of the day- These evils presaged our war with Britain; they now presage a war with France, still more to be drea

Crisis. To the people of the state of New York. War! War! War! Quit-re...

Positive phoyostat]. 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 134, Folder 34.

General Washington / painted by Gabriel Stuart 1797 ; engraved by James Heath Historical engraver to his Majesty, and to his Royal Highness the Princess of Wales, from the original picture in the collection of the Marquis of Lansdown.

General Washington / painted by Gabriel Stuart 1797 ; engraved by Jame...

Print shows George Washington, full-length portrait, facing slightly left, standing in front of a chair, with right arm extended toward a table on the left, and holding a sword in left hand. After a portrait pa... More

Hunterian Museum. Royal College of Surgeons / T.H. Shepherd ; E. Radclyffe.

Hunterian Museum. Royal College of Surgeons / T.H. Shepherd ; E. Radcl...

Interior of museum, showing skeletons of mammals.

Treasury Department, 1804, Propositions on Great Britain Debt
British barbarity and piracy!! The Federalists say that Mr. Christopher Gore ought to be supported as governor- for his attachment to Britain.--- If British influence is to effect the suffrage of a free people, let them read the following melanc

British barbarity and piracy!! The Federalists say that Mr. Christophe...

Imprint 2.; Political campaign. 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 48, Folder 11.

His most excellent majesty George the third, by the grace of god, of the United Kingdom of Great Britain & Ireland, king, defender of the faith &c, &c, &c / engraved by Will'm. Skelton.

His most excellent majesty George the third, by the grace of god, of t...

Print showing George III, King of Great Britain, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly left, wearing military hat and coat. Title from item.

Richmond, June 25th, 1812. Sir. I enclose you the proclamation of the President of the United States, announcing, that the long anticipated event has at length occured: America has closed with Great Britain in a solemn appeal to the God of battl

Richmond, June 25th, 1812. Sir. I enclose you the proclamation of the ...

Imprint 2. Page Order: Leaflet 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 183, Folder 10.

Celebration of the ratification of the treaty of peace between the United States of America and the United Kingdom of Great Britain & Ireland, at Cambridbe, Feb. 23, 1815. Order of procession ... Order of exercise ... [Cambridge 1815].

Celebration of the ratification of the treaty of peace between the Uni...

Imprint 2.; Treaty of peace between the United States .... 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; P... More

Queen Caroline. Britain's best hope!! England's sheet-anchor!!!

Queen Caroline. Britain's best hope!! England's sheet-anchor!!!

British cartoon showing people praising Queen Caroline, who holds anchor, representing the Magna Charta, the Constitution, the Bill of Rights, and the people. Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection(L... More

Theatrical reflection, or a peep at the looking glass curtain at the Royal Coburg Theatre

Theatrical reflection, or a peep at the looking glass curtain at the R...

Print shows the mirrored curtain reflecting the audience at the Royal Coburg Theatre (Old Vic Theatre) and Ramo Samee, a juggler, magician, and sword swallower, juggling on stage. Title from item. Forms part of... More

Royal Gardens, Vauxhall. Next Tuesday, 24th July, grand day and evening fete, will be given in honor of the foreign ambassadors ...

Royal Gardens, Vauxhall. Next Tuesday, 24th July, grand day and evenin...

Text-only broadside announcing ascent of Charles Green's balloon "The "Royal Nassau" at the Royal Gardens, Vauxhall, London. Text also describes other activities including a fireworks display taking place at th... More

Royal Gardens, Vauxhall. Grand day and evening fete, next Tuesday, August 7, 1838. Ascent of the Nassau Balloon, combined with the evening entertainments

Royal Gardens, Vauxhall. Grand day and evening fete, next Tuesday, Aug...

Broadside announcing Charles Green's ascension in the balloon "Nassau" from Vauxhall Gardens, London. Includes a picture of passengers in a balloon basket. At head of title: Under the direct patronage of Her Ma... More

Royal Gardens, Vauxhall. Juvenile fete, next Wednesday, 21st ...

Royal Gardens, Vauxhall. Juvenile fete, next Wednesday, 21st ...

Text-only broadside announcing a festival at Vauxhall Gardens, London, England, 1841?. Includes a list of the events and scheduled performances, including the release of the balloon "Fat Boy." "A great personag... More

State of New Hampshire. Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened, that our national government, warned by the overreaching policy and deep publicity of Great Britain in relation to the North Eastern boundary,

State of New Hampshire. Resolved by the Senate and House of Representa...

On verso: Instructions on Oregon Texas. 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 93, Folder 13.

Conway [i.e., Conwy] Bridge, North Wales / drawn by G. Hawkins ; engraved by H. Adlard.

Conway [i.e., Conwy] Bridge, North Wales / drawn by G. Hawkins ; engra...

Print shows the River Conwy in North Wales with boats on shore in the foreground and the Conwy Castle with a railroad bridge, designed by Robert Stephenson, extending across the river in the background. Also sh... More

Royal Gardens, Vauxhall ... this day, Monday, May 5th, a balloon ascent will positively take place by the veteran Green, in the Royal Nassau balloon ...

Royal Gardens, Vauxhall ... this day, Monday, May 5th, a balloon ascen...

Text-only broadside announcing ascensions by Charles Green in his balloon "Royal Nassau" and Hugh Bell, in his "patent locomotive balloon" from the Royal Gardens, Vauxhall, London, England, May 1851. Text also... More

[Insignia for various orders of France, Great Britain, Denmark, Greece, Spain, Ottoman Empire, etc., including medals and badges] / G. Heck, dirt. ; Schweissinger, sculp.

[Insignia for various orders of France, Great Britain, Denmark, Greece...

Illus. in: Iconographic encyclopaedia of science, literature, and art / by J.G. Heck. New York : Published by Rudolph Garrigue, 1851, plates, vol. II, divisionV, plate 32. Detailed explanation of figures is in ... More

Washington, January, 1853. To Sir: I have the pleasure to inform you that a jury of the Royal Commissioners connected with the exhibition of the works of all nations, at London, in the year 1851, in consideration of has awared you a medal, certi

Washington, January, 1853. To Sir: I have the pleasure to inform you t...

Signature of Millard Fillmore. Page Order: Leaflet 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; Portfoli... More

Royal Exchange / by the London Stereoscopic Company.

Royal Exchange / by the London Stereoscopic Company.

Gift; Geo. B. Williams; 1909; (DLC/PP-1909:43859). Series: Views of London and vicinity, no. 9. Title from label on back of mount.

Alexandra, Princess of Wales, half-length portrait, facing front

Alexandra, Princess of Wales, half-length portrait, facing front

Stamped on mount: E. Desmaisons 5 Rue des Grands Augustins, Paris - copyright secured for England. In album: Browning Collection of Portraits, etc., p. 12 (top left). Color laser copy reference surrogate for LO... More

Prince George of Wales

Prince George of Wales

Photograph showing King George V as a young man in head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right. Title from item.

H.R.H. the Prince of Wales

H.R.H. the Prince of Wales

Edward, the Prince of Wales, full-length portrait, seated, facing right, wearing derby. Stamped on mount: J. Russell & Sons photo's, Chichester - Regtd. ; (on verso) J. Russell & Son's photographers. Patronised... More

Alexandra, Princess of Wales, full-length portrait, seated, facing left

Alexandra, Princess of Wales, full-length portrait, seated, facing lef...

Stamped on mount: J. Russell & Sons photo's, Chichester - Registered ; (on verso) J. Russell & Son's photographers. Patronised by T.R.H. The Prince and Princess of Wales and The Duke of Edinburgh. East Street, ... More

H.R.H. The Princess of Wales & Prince Albert Victor

H.R.H. The Princess of Wales & Prince Albert Victor

Alexandra, Princess of Wales, three-quarter length portrait, seated, holding Prince Albert Victor, facing front. Stamped on mount: Window & Bridge: 63A Baker Street, London. In album: Browning Collection of Por... More

Scoring,--coming up for the word: Little Fred, Needle Gun, Jessie Wales, Belle of Brooklyn, Old Put, and Lady Whitman

Scoring,--coming up for the word: Little Fred, Needle Gun, Jessie Wale...

Artist: John Cameron (signature on image). Currier & Ives : a catalogue raisonné / compiled by Gale Research. Detroit, MI : Gale Research, c1983, no. 5832

Prince Alfred, full-length portrait, seated, facing front, right arm resting on table, holding hat in right hand, cigarette in left

Prince Alfred, full-length portrait, seated, facing front, right arm r...

Stamped on mount: J. Russell & Sons photo's, Chichester ; (on verso) J. Pussell [sic] & Son's photographers. Patronised by T.R.H. The Prince and Princess of Wales and The Duke of Edinburgh. East Street, Chiche... More

Victoria, Queen of Great Britain and Ireland, 1819-1901

Victoria, Queen of Great Britain and Ireland, 1819-1901

3/4 lgth., standing, facing right; holding papers. Steel engraving copyrighted by Johnson, Fry & Co. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings: A/P/P I.; BI; Publ. Ind.; Shelf.

"Everything points to a Democratic victory this fall - Southern Papers" / J.A. Wales.

"Everything points to a Democratic victory this fall - Southern Papers...

African Americans being discriminated against at the polls by members of "White League".

A new thump of the gavel A scene in the House of Representatives ; The various "little games" illustrated ; Columbia enters the pandemonium and attempts to restore order ; Something for Americans and their representatives to study over / / J.A. Wales.

A new thump of the gavel A scene in the House of Representatives ; The...

Cartoon concerning dishonesty in the House of Representatives. Illus. in: Wild oats, v. 6, no. 76 (1874 Feb. 5), pp. 8-9.

Laying the corner stone at Vicksburg / J.A. Wales.

Laying the corner stone at Vicksburg / J.A. Wales.

Cartoon showing a man, "white league," laying cornerstone, "extermination of the niggers," in front of crowd of skeletons, "resuscitated democracy," with capitol building in background flying flag of the Confed... More

Royal Exchange, London / G.W.W.

Royal Exchange, London / G.W.W.

Photograph shows people walking and riding in horse-drawn carts and buses in front of the Royal Exchange, London, England. Title from item. No. 7412. Leaf 3 in an album. On verso: Photograph of Greenwhich Hospi... More

15--14--13.  The great presidential puzzle / J.A. Wales.

15--14--13. The great presidential puzzle / J.A. Wales.

Illustration shows Senator Roscoe Conkling, leader of the Stalwarts group of the Republican Party, playing a puzzle game. All blocks in the puzzle are the heads of the potential Republican presidential candidat... More

A weak ticket in the field - and a weaker expected--If the Republicans have done feebly at Chicago, what may we expect of the Democrats at Cincinnati? / J.A. Wales.

A weak ticket in the field - and a weaker expected--If the Republicans...

Cartoon showing James A. Garfield and Chester Arthur standing on the left, and Samuel J. Tilden and David Davis standing on the right. Illus. in: Puck, 1880 June 16, vol. 7, p. 257.

The hoaxer hoaxed / J.A. Wales.

The hoaxer hoaxed / J.A. Wales.

Print shows New York Herald editor James Gordon Bennett, holding a shotgun and carrying a bag labeled "Game Bag for Sensations J.G. Bennett", standing next to a scarecrow labeled "$500.00 Herald Cheque" and "Th... More

Unwelcome passengers / J.A. Wales.

Unwelcome passengers / J.A. Wales.

Print shows a coach labeled "Rural Democracy" filled with "Rural Regulars" carrying their farm tools, racing "To the State Convention", driven by Samuel J. Tilden, with John Kelly representing "Tammany Hall" an... More

The gentler sex - charity for the drunken brother, contempt for the unfortunate sister / J.A. Wales.

The gentler sex - charity for the drunken brother, contempt for the un...

Print shows three fashionably dressed women helping a drunken man on the sidewalk, one holds a paper that states "Total Abstinence Pledge - Sign and Be Saved"; a pathway leads toward the "Drunkard's Nursery and... More

An uncompleted task / J.A. Wales.

An uncompleted task / J.A. Wales.

Print shows I. Wayne MacVeagh wearing a workman's apron and holding papers labeled "Wayne McVeagh Resignation", standing in front of a brick wall with a large star on it labeled "To be Bricked up for Star Route... More

A true comparison between the actual foreign trade of Great Britain and the United States of America ... G. B. Stebbins. [n. p. 1881].

A true comparison between the actual foreign trade of Great Britain an...

Title. 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 238, Folder 5.

This is not the New York Stock Exchange, it is the patronage exchange, called U.S. Senate / J.A. Wales.

This is not the New York Stock Exchange, it is the patronage exchange,...

Senators holding papers "patronage," "sold out," and "New York quotations," with T.C. Platt handcuffed to man on left, who is handing "orders of the boss" to Chester Arthur. Illus. in: Puck, v. 9, 1881 April 13... More

[England's nightmare.  The Great Britain Gulliver overpowered and made helpless by French pygmies while asleep]

[England's nightmare. The Great Britain Gulliver overpowered and made...

The British lion as Gulliver, tied down by Lilliputian troops of French soldiers. Several members of the troops try to pull a moneybag from the lion's pocket. The lion laughs. Reinforcements from France arri... More

The balance of trade with Great Britain seems to be still against us--650 paupers arrived at Boston in the steamship Nestoria, April 15th, from Galway, Ireland, shipped by the British government / W.A. Rogers.

The balance of trade with Great Britain seems to be still against us--...

Page of advertisements with cartoon showing people on steamship carrying "Poor house from Galway." Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 27, 1883 April 28, p. 272.

The alderman's alternative - to Sing Sing, or Canada? / J.A. Wales.

The alderman's alternative - to Sing Sing, or Canada? / J.A. Wales.

Illustration shows a man, possibly Jacob Sharp or one of the aldermen he bribed, holding a carpetbag labeled "Broadway Street Car Boodle", looking up at a street sign pointing in two directions, to the left "To... More

Echoes from Governor Hill's message / J.A. Wales.

Echoes from Governor Hill's message / J.A. Wales.

Illustration shows a large parrot, David B. Hill, perched on a stand next to President Cleveland's desk, filling the air with it's cry "A Public Office is a Public Trust", repeating a statement once made by Cle... More

Hobson's choice - you can go or stay / J.A Wales.

Hobson's choice - you can go or stay / J.A Wales.

Illustration shows a man wearing a hat labeled "Oregon", holding two handguns, giving Chinese men a "Hobson's choice" or the option of leaving by jumping off a cliff into the sea below (on the right) or staying... More

Black Jack and the civil-service missionaries / J.A. Wales.

Black Jack and the civil-service missionaries / J.A. Wales.

Illustration shows John Logan dressed as a Native American, sitting on the ground, trying to ignore Dorman B. Eaton who is showing him a notice that states "Confirmation of Dorman B. Eaton as Civil Service Comm... More

Her most gracious majesty Victoria, Queen of Great Britain and Empress of India

Her most gracious majesty Victoria, Queen of Great Britain and Empress...

General information about the Popular and Applied Graphic Art print materials is available at: https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.pga Title information compiled by Junior Fellows, 2005-2017. von Angeli, artist. Num... More

[Llanycil Church, Bala, Wales]
[Castle, Tenby, Wales]

[Castle, Tenby, Wales]

Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., catalogue J foreign section. Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Photographic Company, 1905. Print no. "10721". More information about the Photochrom Print Collection is available at... More

[Happy Valley, Llandudno, Wales]

[Happy Valley, Llandudno, Wales]

Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., catalogue J foreign section. Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Photographic Company, 1905. Print no. "10616". More information about the Photochrom Print Collection is available at... More

[Lake Ogwen, Nant Francon (i.e. Nant Ffrancon) Pass, Wales]

[Lake Ogwen, Nant Francon (i.e. Nant Ffrancon) Pass, Wales]

Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., catalogue J foreign section. Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Photographic Company, 1905. Print no. "10354". More information about the Photochrom Print Collection is available at... More

[From N. W., Barmouth, Wales]

[From N. W., Barmouth, Wales]

Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., catalogue J foreign section. Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Photographic Company, 1905. Print no. "11153". More information about the Photochrom Print Collection is available at... More

[The bridge, I, Chepstow, Wales]

[The bridge, I, Chepstow, Wales]

Image shows a bridge over the River Wye, Chepstow, Wales. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2013) Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., Catalogue J foreign section, Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Publishing Company, ... More

[The castle, Pembroke, Wales]

[The castle, Pembroke, Wales]

Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., catalogue J foreign section. Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Photographic Company, 1905. Print no. "10770". More information about the Photochrom Print Collection is available at... More

[General view, Llangollen, Wales]

[General view, Llangollen, Wales]

Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., catalogue J foreign section. Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Photographic Company, 1905. Print no. "10552". More information about the Photochrom Print Collection is available at... More

[General view, Llandogo on the Wye, Wales

[General view, Llandogo on the Wye, Wales

Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., Catalogue J foreign section, Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Publishing Company, 1905. Print no. "10968". More information about the Photochrom Print Collection is available at h... More

[Mumbles Head Lighthouse, Mumbles, Wales]

[Mumbles Head Lighthouse, Mumbles, Wales]

Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., catalogue J foreign section. Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Photographic Company, 1905. Print no. "11184". More information about the Photochrom Print Collection is available at... More

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