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[Panel details from bronze doors for the east portico of the Senate wing, U.S. Capitoll]

[Panel details from bronze doors for the east portico of the Senate wi...

Photograph of bronze doors detail showing two panels from top of right valve, one depicting the battle of Bunker Hill and death of General Warren and the other depicting the battle of Monmouth and rebuke of Gen... more

[Panel and medallion details from bronze doors for the east portico of the Senate wing, U.S. Capitol]

[Panel and medallion details from bronze doors for the east portico of...

Photograph of bronze doors detail showing panel, depicting the battle of Yorktown and gallantry of Alexander Hamilton, and allegorical medallion of war, depicting Hessian soldier and New Jersey farmer, from bot... more

[Lorenzo Ghiberti's "Gates of Paradise" bronze doors depicting scenes from the Old Testament, Baptistry of St. John, Florence]

[Lorenzo Ghiberti's "Gates of Paradise" bronze doors depicting scenes ...

Photograph showing lower four valves of Baptistry doors. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 113. Title devised by Library staff. Inscription: Same, lower panels. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1... more

Bronze valves, Baptistry, Florence

Bronze valves, Baptistry, Florence

Photograph showing Lorenzo Ghiberti's "Gates of Paradise" bronze doors depicting scenes from the Old Testament, Baptistry of St. John, Florence.

[Bronze doors for the east portico of the House wing, U.S. Capitol]

[Bronze doors for the east portico of the House wing, U.S. Capitol]

Photograph of maquette of bronze doors for the U.S. Capitol by Thomas Crawford depicting events in American history. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 123. The doors were designed by Thomas Craw... more

[Bronze doors for the east portico of the Senate wing, U.S. Capitol]

[Bronze doors for the east portico of the Senate wing, U.S. Capitol]

Photograph of maquette of bronze doors for the U.S. Capitol by Thomas Crawford depicting events in the life of George Washington and Revolutionary War battles. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. ... more

[Panel detail from bronze doors for the east portico of the Senate wing, U.S. Capitol]

[Panel detail from bronze doors for the east portico of the Senate win...

Photograph of bronze doors detail showing panel from left valve, depicting inauguration of George Washington. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 167. The doors were designed and modeled by Thomas... more

[Panel and medallion details from bronze doors for the east portico of the Senate wing, U.S. Capitol]

[Panel and medallion details from bronze doors for the east portico of...

Photograph of bronze doors detail showing panel, depicting ovation for George Washington at Trenton, New Jersey, and allegorical medallion of peace and agriculture, from bottom of left valve. In album: Benjamin... more

Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827, full lgth., standing holding pen and music "bronze statue...by Crawford, presented to the Music Hall, Boston"

Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827, full lgth., standing holding pen and...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 1, no. 14 (1856 Mar. 15), p. 217. Reference copy may be in BIOG FILE. Caption card tracings: Mass... more

[Bronze doors for the House wing (later moved to the central east front entrance), U.S. Capitol]

[Bronze doors for the House wing (later moved to the central east fron...

Photograph of maquette of bronze doors for the U.S. Capitol by Randolph Rogers depicting events in the life of Columbus. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 124. Title devised by Library staff. Re... more

[Detail of "Justice and History" to be placed above Senate bronze doors, East Portico, U.S. Capitol]

[Detail of "Justice and History" to be placed above Senate bronze door...

Photograph of maquette showing allegorical Justice and History figures by Thomas Crawford. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 123. Title devised by Library staff. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. ... more

[Large bronze bell with external clapper in belfry among trees at Buddhist temple, with monks on the left]

[Large bronze bell with external clapper in belfry among trees at Budd...

Title devised by Library staff. Reference copy in LOT 5090, no. 61. Purchase; G.V. Yudin; 1906. Forms part of: Yudin Collection (Library of Congress).

Bronze statue of Washington (near Georgetown)

Bronze statue of Washington (near Georgetown)

Part of series: Views of national buildings in the city of Washington, D.C. Title from item. Gift; Louis M. Rabinowitz; 1952.

Damas. Porte de bronze de la grande mosquée / Bonfils.

Damas. Porte de bronze de la grande mosquée / Bonfils.

Bronze doors to the Great Mosque, Damascus, Syria. Title from item. No. 785.

The colossal bronze equestrian statue of Gen. Andrew Jackson [in Lafayette Square, Washington, D.C.]

The colossal bronze equestrian statue of Gen. Andrew Jackson [in Lafay...

Stereo copyrighted by F.H. Bell. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Geog.; Pres.; Statues.

Bronze shield

Bronze shield

(DLC/PP-1933:0205). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: "Kings and Bochons," Century magazine.

Mammoth Japanese bronze vase

Mammoth Japanese bronze vase

139089 U.S. Copyright Office. No. 2165.

Top of imp. carriage, bronze, by ancient

Top of imp. carriage, bronze, by ancient

Drawing showing an ornamental bronze design of a phoenix figure with human head and arms, for the top of the imperial carriage. Title from item. Japanese text appears on the right, outside the image box. Unsign... more

[Dragon-headed bronze pitcher with horse motif]

[Dragon-headed bronze pitcher with horse motif]

Title devised by Library staff. Inscribed in pencil on lower left corner of paper mount: Kano Dec. 1878. From Bronze Pitcher figure in [blank]. From the "Metal work" series. Gift; Mrs. David Murray; 1909. Forms... more

[The twisting bronze at the Hippodrome] / Constantinople, Abdullah Frères.

[The twisting bronze at the Hippodrome] / Constantinople, Abdullah Frè...

Serpentine Column in bronze, depicting three intertwined serpents. Title translated from album caption. Captioned in Ottoman Turkish and French. No. 25. No. 627. In album: Government buildings, mosques, schools... more

U.S. Reports: Plummer v. Sargent, 120 U.S. 442 (1887)

U.S. Reports: Plummer v. Sargent, 120 U.S. 442 (1887)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 120; October Term, 1886; Plummer v. Sargent

Inlaid bronze brooch of the pagan epoch

Inlaid bronze brooch of the pagan epoch

(DLC/PP-1933:0205). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: "Women in early Ireland" by Charles de Kay, Century, 38:437 (July 1889).

China - Peking - bronze animal figure on marble pedestal at entrance to the emperor's summer palace

China - Peking - bronze animal figure on marble pedestal at entrance t...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. LOT subdivision subject: China. Frank and Frances Carpenter Collection (Library of Congress).

Bronze Horse Temple Nagasaki

Bronze Horse Temple Nagasaki

Photograph shows two women standing near the statue of a bronze horse in the courtyard in front of the temple building in Nagasaki. Watercolor drawings on the mount depict the entrance to a building in the uppe... more

[Trinity Church, New York City. Bronze doors. Elevation rendering]

[Trinity Church, New York City. Bronze doors. Elevation rendering]

Title devised by Library staff. Gift; American Institute of Architects / American Architectural Foundation; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:100) Forms part of: The AIA/AAF Collection (Library of Congress) Unprocessed in PR ... more

[U.S. Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. "Imagination" and "Memory" bronze doors by Olin L. Warner]

[U.S. Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. "Imagination" and "Memory"...

Photomechanical print shows bronze doors within doorway decorated with Ionic columns, coffers, and allegorical figures. Title devised by Library staff. Copyright 1898 by The American Architect and Building News Co.

Gate to the campanile--exquisite work in bronze, by Gal -- Venice, Italy

Gate to the campanile--exquisite work in bronze, by Gal -- Venice, Ita...

D10900 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Underwood & Underwood.

Removing from furnace the crucibles full of fiery liquid bronze - John Williams' foundry, New York [City]

Removing from furnace the crucibles full of fiery liquid bronze - John...

Stereo copyrighted by Underwood & Underwood. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Geogr.; B.I.; Foundries; Ph. Ind.

Filing and polishing a large piece, after moulding, bronze industry, Japan

Filing and polishing a large piece, after moulding, bronze industry, J...

Man working on what appears to be a container bearing decorative patterns; boy looking on. H63278 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by B.L. Singley. No. 20659.

If bronze could change! / Keppler.

If bronze could change! / Keppler.

Illustration shows an unhappy Statue of Liberty; her torch spewing smoke of "Lawlessness", her tablet states "The Unwritten Law", and she is holding a handgun and a rope labeled "Lynching". Title from item. Ill... more

Old bronze, muzzle-loading siege gun used by Filipinos against Americans in their advance toward Caloocan

Old bronze, muzzle-loading siege gun used by Filipinos against America...

(DLC/PP-1935:0006). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: "The Making of a Regiment" by Frederick Funston, Scribner's, 49:645 (June 1911).

Children collecting bronze household goods for the gov't.

Children collecting bronze household goods for the gov't.

Photograph shows armed soldier wearing Picklehaube helmet standing next to bunker. J208516 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item.

Paris. The "doughboy" found himself in the Place de la Bastille gazing at the great Colonne de Juillet, which is in bronze over 150 feet high and built from 1831 to 1840 by Alavoine and Duc. The pedestal bears the dates 27, 28 and 29th of July. On the column is inscribed the names of 615 persons who took part in the street fighting on those days and whose remains lie in the vaults underground. The statue the "Genius of Liberty," in guilt bronze, crowns the summit

Paris. The "doughboy" found himself in the Place de la Bastille gazing...

Caption from negative sleeve: Place de la Bastille, Doughboy set. Title, date and notes from Red Cross caption card. Photographer name or source of original from caption card or negative sleeve: Hine. Gift; Ame... more

Bronze lion at base of Nelson Monument, London, Eng.

Bronze lion at base of Nelson Monument, London, Eng.

J287191 U.S. Copyright Office. Stereo copyrighted by the Keystone View Co. No. 28245. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Sculpture; BI; Lions; Monuments; Photog.... more

Nation's notables honored in stone and in bronze at Capitol / Underwood & Underwood, Washington.

Nation's notables honored in stone and in bronze at Capitol / Underwoo...

Photograph shows view of Statuary Hall at the U.S. Capitol Building.

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