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Topic: chase

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[Cuts] Newburyport, July 23, 1794. On Saturday last, the following melancholly accident took place in the River Merrimack, viz. A Mr. Chase of Newton, with eight others, were crossing the river in a small boat, they were unfortunately overtaken

[Cuts] Newburyport, July 23, 1794. On Saturday last, the following mel...

Not in Evans.; Verse.; Imprint 2.; On verso: 10-98-1009.1.44.24; On verso: MC # 09-82-038.154 Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in S... more

[The chase after a hog] / Williamson & Howitt ; J. Clark etched.

[The chase after a hog] / Williamson & Howitt ; J. Clark etched.

Print shows men on horseback, carrying spears, chasing a wild hog through tall grasses. In the background, Natives are harvesting the grasses which they pile on a wagon or "hackerie". Also shown is a female hog... more

Constitution's escape from the British squadron after a chase of sixty hours / M. Cornè p. ; W. Hoogland sc.

Constitution's escape from the British squadron after a chase of sixty...

Print shows rowboats towing the USS Constitution away from the British fleet as the British frigate Belvidera fires it's cannons. In the background, rowboats tow the British frigate Shannon. Other ships in the ... more

The sailor's description of a chase & capture / J Sherm, invt. [Lieut. John Sheringham, R. N.] ; G Cruikshank, fect.

The sailor's description of a chase & capture / J Sherm, invt. [Lieut....

"A burly sailor (right) sits with five other sailors, one a negro, and two perhaps being petty officers, drinking grog at a plank-table slung from the roof ..." (Source: George)

Disasters of the chase. For'ard! There! Found!

Disasters of the chase. For'ard! There! Found!

Illustration of a man crawling through what appears to be a muddy path in front of his horse, while fellow riders call out from the distance.

A bull chase. The words of the wise, are as goads

A bull chase. The words of the wise, are as goads

Another satire on the special committee of the House of Representatives investigating Van Buren's Treasury Department. The committee, chaired by James Harlan but dominated by Henry A. Wise of Virginia, centered... more

The great American steeple chase for 1844

The great American steeple chase for 1844

An imaginative and elaborate parody on the upcoming 1844 presidential campaign. The artist favors Whig nominee-apparent Henry Clay and is highly critical of incumbent John Tyler. The "chase" for the presidency ... more

Bear chase in Norway

Bear chase in Norway

Humorous drawing shows a bear chasing a sportsman who fires his rifle into the air as the bear chews the tails of his coat. Taylor visited Norway in 1856 and 1857 after the death of his first wife. Inscribed ab... more

The buck chase of 1856

The buck chase of 1856

Democratic candidate James Buchanan, as a buck deer, crosses the finish line of a racecourse ahead of competitors Millard Fillmore and John C. Fremont. Spectators cheer in the stands behind. Fillmore appears a... more

[East Capitol Street as it was] / by W.M. Chase.

[East Capitol Street as it was] / by W.M. Chase.

Bird's-eye view of the east Capitol grounds, including the Greenough statue of George Washington, and East Capitol Street taken from the dome of the U.S. Capitol.

Chase, Salmon Portland, 1808-1873, 3/4 lgth., standing, (7)

Chase, Salmon Portland, 1808-1873, 3/4 lgth., standing, (7)

Wood engraving after photoprint by Mathew Brady. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, v. 5, (1861 March 23), p. 189. Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Caption card tracings: Photog. I.; BI; Shelf.

Kate Chase Sprague with Gen. J. J. Abercrombie and staff

Kate Chase Sprague with Gen. J. J. Abercrombie and staff

Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Secretary Chase's Grand March, composed for the piano

Secretary Chase's Grand March, composed for the piano

"To the Hon. Salmon P. Chase, Secretary of the Treasury." Music cover illustrated with fifty dollar United States Treasury note on top of 2 other U.S. Treasury notes. LOT subdivision subject: Money. Title and ... more