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[To Margaret ]

[To Margaret ]

Card is a intricately designed lace paper valentine made to resemble a garden, fountain, trees, peacock, a mandolin player, and a young damsel with her attendant standing in a doorway in the background; inside ... More

Geographical conversation cards : [states of the United States] /

Geographical conversation cards : [states of the United States] /

Each playing card has a map of 1 state or territory of the U.S. Title from printed label affixed to box. Pack complete in 30 playing cards. Incomplete: 28 playing cards and 24 question-and-answer cards as of Ma... 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

Lithographic establishment of Edward Weber & Co. Maps, title pages, plans, charts, business & visiting cards..., corner of Market & Light Streets, entrance in Light Street, Baltimore.

Lithographic establishment of Edward Weber & Co. Maps, title pages, pl...

Print shows advertisement for lithographer with ornamental border and scene from Hamlet.

[Two unidentified soldiers in Union uniforms with canteens playing cards and smoking in front of painted backdrop showing landscape with houses and trees]

[Two unidentified soldiers in Union uniforms with canteens playing car...

Title devised by Library staff. Case: Berg, no. 3-151. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127). More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.lilj Purchased from: T... More

[Three unidentified soldiers playing cards, smoking, and drinking in front of American flag]

[Three unidentified soldiers playing cards, smoking, and drinking in f...

Title devised by Library staff. Frame: Thermoplastic; grape and scroll design. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2011; (DLC/PP-2012:127). More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/p... More

Soldiers playing cards

Soldiers playing cards

Title from item. Brady-Handy Collection.

[Unused copy of the dance cards prepared for the Union Ball in honor of the inauguration of Abraham Lincoln on March 4, 1861: inside, programme on one side, engagement on other]

[Unused copy of the dance cards prepared for the Union Ball in honor o...

Reference copy may be in Pres. File. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

[Two unidentified soldiers in Union uniforms drinking whiskey and playing cards]

[Two unidentified soldiers in Union uniforms drinking whiskey and play...

Title devised by Library staff. Frame: Berg, no. 7-42. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127). More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.lilj Purchased from: T... More

Union Playing Cards

Union Playing Cards

Patriotic illustration. LOT subject: Cards. Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Copyright by Samuel Hart & Co. Caption card tracings: Civil War Patriotic themes; Advertisements... More

[Portraits of Japanese officers in a tea house, an ox cart, people playing cards, and three women]

[Portraits of Japanese officers in a tea house, an ox cart, people pla...

Title devised by Library staff. Captions on front of item: "Japanese officers resting at tea house" (upper left); "A Japanese oxdray or cart - Yedo" (upper right); "A group of Japanese playing at cards" (lower ... More

[Soldiers from the 134th Illinois Volunteer Infantry playing cards at Columbus, Kentucky]

[Soldiers from the 134th Illinois Volunteer Infantry playing cards at ...

Title devised by Library staff. Purchase; Jeffrey Kraus; 2011; (DLC/PP-2011:122).

The soldier's prayer book, or Dick and his pack of cards. Showing how a soldier named Richard Middleton, was taken before the mayor of a city and tried for using cards in Church during divine service. Being a droll, merry, and humorous account o

The soldier's prayer book, or Dick and his pack of cards. Showing how ...

On verso: Filed Jan. 17, 1866. 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 127, Folder 1.

Bufford's shadow cards, sheet no. 41

Bufford's shadow cards, sheet no. 41

H2418 U.S. Copyright Office. This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Bufford's (John H.) Sons.

The drinker's progress. He resolves to retrieve his fortune at cards

The drinker's progress. He resolves to retrieve his fortune at cards

Stereograph showing three men gambling at cards. 4527E U.S. Copyright Office. No. 1117. Title from item.

[Advertising cards for play "Deacon Crankett"]

[Advertising cards for play "Deacon Crankett"]

Two identical advertising cards for a play by John Habberton, "Deacon Crankett," with the head of a baby and the message "One of 'Helen's babies' laughing at 'Deacon Crankett'" and one leaf-shaped advertising c... More

Bufford's comic cards, sheet no. 39

Bufford's comic cards, sheet no. 39

H1931 U.S. Copyright Office. This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Bufford's (John H.) Sons.

J.H. Bufford's Sons steamboat cards, nos. 443

J.H. Bufford's Sons steamboat cards, nos. 443

This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Bufford.

Bufford's plantation cards, nos. 446

Bufford's plantation cards, nos. 446

2257 U.S. Copyright Office. This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Bufford.

The house that Woodrow built

The house that Woodrow built

No publication information. Gift; Mrs. Peter Grant; 1940; (DLC/PP-1940:008). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress).

[Collecting cards depicting a story about a Chinese governor of "Bac-Ninh," who, while relaxing on a hill with his rabbits, is frightened by an approaching balloon carrying sailors. The sailors land, capture the governor and his rabbits, and make rabbit stew]

[Collecting cards depicting a story about a Chinese governor of "Bac-N...

Title devised by Library staff. Sheet of 11 uncut cards, individually numbered from 1 to 10. Sheet includes duplicate cards for no. 7. French captions on each card. Tissandier collection.

Washington, D.C. - Incidents of Life at the National Capitol during a session of Congress: 1. Writing cards for country visitors; 2. Refreshment room for senators; 3. A family lunch at the Capitol; 4. Female lobbyists; 5. Stock speculations in the telegraph station in the corridors of the house

Washington, D.C. - Incidents of Life at the National Capitol during a ...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 52, no. 1332 (1881 Apr. 9), p. 97. Caption card tracings: Geogr.; Women in politics; Lobbying; St... More

Design for advertising cards

Design for advertising cards

Comical advertising card showing bird holding on to ribbon of young girl's hat. Copyright by Charles Kiefer.

Our Indian policy - a house of cards / J. Keppler.

Our Indian policy - a house of cards / J. Keppler.

Print shows Uncle Sam sitting at a table outside an "Indian Store" with Natives and government agents gathered around; he was constructing a house of cards labeled "Indian Policy" until the government agents an... More

Our Indian policy--a house of cards / J. Keppler.

Our Indian policy--a house of cards / J. Keppler.

Cartoon showing Uncle Sam seated at table with cards labelled "Indian policy," which had been stacked up, being blown down by white men as Indians look on. Illus. in: Puck, 1881, Sept. 14, p. 24-25.

Imitation card rack chart

Imitation card rack chart

9485 U.S. Copyright Office. 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, 2005-2... More

Prang's Valentine cards

Prang's Valentine cards

Advertisement for Prang's greeting cards, showing a woman holding a group of tethered cherubs, who float like a bunch of balloons above her. One of the cherubs is portrayed as a baby of African descent. 25093 ... More

Mrs. Cox, Miss Townsend, Mrs. Rowland, Mrs. Phills (?) playing cards at 1st falls of Socateau River, Maine

Mrs. Cox, Miss Townsend, Mrs. Rowland, Mrs. Phills (?) playing cards a...

In album. Title and other information transcribed from unverified, old caption card data.

Tired of murder - a siesta in Florida [Indian smoking cigar in hammock, being fanned by Uncle Sam, with bottle of old rye and cards on table]

Tired of murder - a siesta in Florida [Indian smoking cigar in hammock...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 63 (1886 Sept. 25), p. 95.

"American woods." a publication in book form of authentic specimens of American woods. Wooden cross-section cards, elegant for calling cards, wooden wedding invitations, etc. Stereopticon and microscopic preparations of woods. Romeyn B. Hough. P

"American woods." a publication in book form of authentic specimens of...

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 129, Folder 37b.

Bufford's fruit cards, no. 779-6 [peach] / Bufford.

Bufford's fruit cards, no. 779-6 [peach] / Bufford.

Print shows a large peach with the arms, legs, and head of a well-dressed businessman, facing right, with trees in the background. S24951 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Caption: A swell peach. Copyrigh... More

New York scenes in a Chinese gambling-house - 1. A game of "Fan-Tan" in progress; 2. A raid by the police.  Small drawing of Chinese playing cards and of Chinese coin used in Fan-Tan

New York scenes in a Chinese gambling-house - 1. A game of "Fan-Tan" i...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 65, no. 1683 (1887 Dec. 17), p. 296. Reference copy may be in LOT 4242.

Bufford's vegetable cards, no. 790-6 [cabbage] / Bufford.

Bufford's vegetable cards, no. 790-6 [cabbage] / Bufford.

Print shows a well-dressed man with a large cabbage head, standing, holding top hat in right hand, facing front, with cabbage plants growing in the background. S24957 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Cap... More

Bufford's vegetable cards, no. 790-2 [cotton] / Bufford.

Bufford's vegetable cards, no. 790-2 [cotton] / Bufford.

Print shows an African American man with a large cotton ball on his head topped with a crown, sitting on a throne and smoking a pipe, facing front, with a scepter topped with a cotton ball leaning against the t... More

Bufford's vegetable cards, no. 790-3 [wheat] / Bufford.

Bufford's vegetable cards, no. 790-3 [wheat] / Bufford.

Print shows a young woman holding a sickle over her head, wearing a skirt made of leaves and the heads of wheat plants, facing slightly right, with wheat growing in the background. S24954 U.S. Copyright Office.... More

Bufford's fruit cards, no. 779-2 [orange] / Bufford.

Bufford's fruit cards, no. 779-2 [orange] / Bufford.

Print shows a man with an orange for his head, facing front, wearing a hat and holding a walking stick, with orange trees in the background. S24948 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Caption: An orange man... More

Bufford's fruit cards, no. 779-4 [apple] / Bufford.

Bufford's fruit cards, no. 779-4 [apple] / Bufford.

Print shows a large apple(?) with the arms, legs, and head of a woman, facing right, shaking her fist and scolding a group of boys who may be stealing apples from trees in the background. S24958 U.S. Copyright ... More

Bufford's vegetable cards, no. 790-4 [corn] / Bufford.

Bufford's vegetable cards, no. 790-4 [corn] / Bufford.

Print shows an old man, wearing a corn cob costume, with tassle skirt and a large leaf for a cape, facing left, playing a cornet, with corn growing in the background. S24955 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from it... More

Bufford's vegetable cards, no. 790-5 [tobacco] / Bufford.

Bufford's vegetable cards, no. 790-5 [tobacco] / Bufford.

Print shows a man with a packet of "Choice Smoking" tobacco for a body, cigars for arms, and cigarettes for legs, standing, puffing on a cigar, facing right, with tobacco plants growing in the background. S2495... More

Bufford's fruit cards, no. 779-3 [plum] / Bufford.

Bufford's fruit cards, no. 779-3 [plum] / Bufford.

Print shows an old man with the body of a plum, wearing a hat, check-pattern pants, and holding a walking stick, standing, facing front, with plum trees growing in the background. S24949 U.S. Copyright Office. ... More

Bufford's fruit cards, no. 779-1 [pear] / Bufford.

Bufford's fruit cards, no. 779-1 [pear] / Bufford.

Print shows a pear with the arms, legs, and head of a woman, facing front, holding a parasol, with trees in the background. S24947 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Caption: How do I a'pear? Copyright 188... More

Bufford's fruit cards, no. 779-5 [grapes] / Bufford.

Bufford's fruit cards, no. 779-5 [grapes] / Bufford.

Print shows two bunches of grapes with the arms, legs, and head of a man (red grapes) and a woman (white grapes); the red grapes are pressed against the white grapes in an embrace, with trees in the background.... More

Bufford's vegetable cards, no. 790-1 [potato] / Bufford.

Bufford's vegetable cards, no. 790-1 [potato] / Bufford.

Print shows an old man with a body shaped like a potato, facing left, wearing a top hat, green coat, and pants that have a check-pattern, and carrying a walking stick, with an African American man standing amon... More

One of the finest. Chewing and smoking tobacco. D. Buchner & Co., New York

One of the finest. Chewing and smoking tobacco. D. Buchner & Co., New ...

Poster for D. Buchner & Co. tobacco products, showing a fireman shaking hands with a policeman, and premium cards depicting showgirls in costumes suggesting various sports and recreations. Caption: All cards pa... More

To my Valentine

To my Valentine

Card shows an angel paddling in a small boat called "Hearts Delight"; the sail has the inscription: "Pray Sweetheart, send me just a line to say you'll be my Valentine."

[Collecting cards with pictures of events in ballooning history from 1783 to 1883]

[Collecting cards with pictures of events in ballooning history from 1...

Title devised by Library staff. Sheet of 10 uncut cards; individually numbered and issued as "Collection 476", "1re série." Captions in French are printed on the verso of each card. Tissandier collection.

Yours forever

Yours forever

Card shows green lace; in the center is a bouqet of flowers with a note and pencil laying upon it. Gift; Mrs. William L. Pringle; 1954 Aug. Title from item. Quotation inside card: "So strong's the flame of love... More

[Collecting cards with pictures of events in ballooning history from 1795 to 1846]

[Collecting cards with pictures of events in ballooning history from 1...

Title devised by Library staff. Sheet of 10 uncut cards, individually captioned and numbered; issued as "Collection 476," "2ème série." French captions on each card. Tissandier collection. Exhibited: "The Dream... More

[Lillian Russell, 1861-1922, three-quarters length, seated, facing right; with cards at table, in the "Tzigane" (fortune teller)]

[Lillian Russell, 1861-1922, three-quarters length, seated, facing rig...

Photo copyrighted by Napoleon Sarony. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Actresses; Fortune telling; Photog. I.; BI; Shelf.

Maori woman and children playing cards on doorstep of home - Whakarewarewa

Maori woman and children playing cards on doorstep of home - Whakarewa...

Gift; William P. Meeker; 1971. Forms part of: Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942. World's Transportation Commission photograph collection (Library of Congress).

Miss Frances Benjamin Johnston, Washington DC, July 19, '96 / Wm. Mills Thompson '96.

Miss Frances Benjamin Johnston, Washington DC, July 19, '96 / Wm. Mill...

Place card for a special meal or event shows Frances Johnston holding a paint palette and leaning on a camera and tripod. For photograph showing cards for this same date showing 15 other people, see LOT 11738. ... More

[Photograph of 16 place cards drawn by Mills Thompson for artists, musicians, and actors who gathered for an unidentified event in Washington, DC, on July 19, 1896]

[Photograph of 16 place cards drawn by Mills Thompson for artists, mus...

Photograph shows cards with hand-drawn humorous sketches that suggest each person's interest. Row 1: Mrs. Annes Findlay (acting "Comedy"); Mr. Frederic Bond ("Mr. Awful Dad" with wine bottles); Miss Edythe Chap... More

Good cards make card games enjoyable, Congress Playing Cards crisp, flexible, luster finish, new designs.

Good cards make card games enjoyable, Congress Playing Cards crisp, fl...

Advertising poster for Congress Playing Cards shows elegantly dressed women and men enjoying a game together. Title from item. "Russell-Morgan Print, Cincinnati & New York." "4436" at bottom of poster. "Sold by... More

[William Howard Taft seated at table playing cards with his wife and two men on boat enroute to Philippines]

[William Howard Taft seated at table playing cards with his wife and t...

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: William H. Taft papers (Library of Congress). Unprocessed in PR 13 CN 1980:167

A house of cards / Keppler.

A house of cards / Keppler.

Illustration shows the Russian Bear with a house of cards, each card labeled a different country, "England, France, Germany, Japan, U.S., Austria, China, Italy, [and] Turkey", the king on each card bears some f... More

[Elderly man and woman with magazines and playing cards]

[Elderly man and woman with magazines and playing cards]

Photograph shows an elderly couple sitting together in passenger car; man plays solitaire while woman reads magazine. Copyright 1905 by Geo. T. Nicholson. No. 5368-V. Title devised by Library staff.

Playing Cards at the Parlor Table

Playing Cards at the Parlor Table

4 couples playing cards at 2 tables in elaborately decorated parlor. Stereo copyrighted by the American Stereoscopic Co. No. 2-2002. Caption card tracings: Phtog. Index; Interiors; Card playing; Shelf.

15-year old girl punching cards. Boston Index Card Co., 113 Purchase Street. Location: Boston, Massachusetts Lewis W. Hine

15-year old girl punching cards. Boston Index Card Co., 113 Purchase S...

Title from NCLC caption card. In album: Miscellaneous. Hine no. 4700. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. General information about the ... More

No. 520: Serbian soldiers walking in the grounds of the hospital at Nice with Red Cross nurses assisting them. No. 519: Picture shows a sister of mercy teaching the game of "Patience with cards" to a wounded Belgian soldier in a London Hospital. No doubt he is all the time playing another game of "Patience without cards as all the men seem most anxious to return, to the front to face their enemy once again

No. 520: Serbian soldiers walking in the grounds of the hospital at Ni...

Title, date and notes from Red Cross caption card. Photographer name or source of original from caption card or negative sleeve: Paul Thompson. Second geographic place: London, United Kingdom. Group title: Conv... More

"Saving daylight!" Sign and mail one of these post cards to your congressman at Washington and help make it a national law to set the clock one hour ahead.

"Saving daylight!" Sign and mail one of these post cards to your congr...

Poster showing a man writing a postcard, with the U.S. Capitol in the background. To the left are samples of the free postcards that were distributed. United Cigar Stores Company. Saving daylight poster no. 3.

To my valentine, if you'll be my partner I'll always be true and save the best dances for no one but you

To my valentine, if you'll be my partner I'll always be true and save ...

Card shows a little boy in a military uniform and a little girl dressed as a nurse dancing together. Title from item. The A. M. Davis Co., Boston.

He doesn't come to bite you, this little dog of mine, but simply to invite you to be my valentine

He doesn't come to bite you, this little dog of mine, but simply to in...

Card shows a little boy in a military uniform holding a leash with a dog that has a valentine in its mouth "Will you be mine?" Title from item. The A. M. Davis Co., Boston.

A prayer and a kiss

A prayer and a kiss

509644 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. The A. M. Davis Co., Boston. Quotation on card: "On the magic wireless waves of love I'm sending a kiss and a prayer A prayer to the God of us both above, and a ... More

To my Valentine

To my Valentine

Card shows a man with a large quill pen and ink well writing on oversized paper. 509648 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. The A. M. Davis Co., Boston. Quotation on card: "All the paper in the country, all... More

[Man, with cigarette holder in mouth, playing cards]

[Man, with cigarette holder in mouth, playing cards]

Caption at bottom reads Allan Dwan's "Lawful Larce ..." National Photo Company Collection.

Boys playing cards near Union Station, Washington, D.C.

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