Print shows several women and children viewing a magic lantern, which is a large box set on a stand and manipulated by a man standing on the right. The children appear spellbound by the glow. Title from item.
Print shows a bird's-eye view of ruins with the Arch of Constantine in the foreground and the Flavian Amphitheater or Colosseum in the background, with numbered key. Some of the men appear to be examining the r... more
Street scene in Rome, Italy. Reference copy in LOT 4614. Illus. in: Vasi, Giuseppe / Delle magnificenze di Roma antica e moderna, Rome, 1747-1761, v. 9, pl. 170.
Print shows a view of the waterfront at Charleston harbor, Charleston, South Carolina, with several ships and small boats in the harbor and men, some with fishing nets, standing on a bit of land in the lower le... more
Print shows a broad view of the town and harbor of Halifax, Nova Scotia, with meadow in the foreground, buildings of the town along the waterfront, and ships in the harbor, also two islands and a distant view o... more
Print showing a large plaza with water fountain, tradesmen, venders, pedestrians, and soldiers in drill formation, also a coach and four, in the city of Havana. Title from item. Plate numbered in lower right co... more
Print shows street view with soldiers marching, and pedestrians in Québec; an idealized view depicting Québec as a typical European city. Title from item (as characteristic of optical prints, title is printed i... more
Print shows many people on the Nakanocho Boulevard at night near the gate to the Shin-Yoshiwara pleasure district of Tokyo, possibly during the lantern festival, with teahouses and shops lining the street. Titl... more
Print shows many people on the Nakanocho Boulevard at night near the gate to the Shin-Yoshiwara pleasure district of Tokyo, possibly during the lantern festival, with teahouses and shops lining the street.
Print shows several men, a cow, and a dog barking at a donkey transporting two barrels, among the columns of the Temple of Neptune in Campania (Paestum), Italy, with lettered key identifying elements of the str... more
Print shows soldiers relaxing in tents and talking on horseback, with women and children and dogs in the foreground, and a view of Westminster Abbey in the background. Title from item.
Print showing men, women, and children on the lawn in the museum garden, building on the left, and the tents of a military encampment, on the right. Title from item.
Print shows Napoleon I coming ashore at Calais, France, defeated at every turn, without men and ships, to face the ridicule of fisherwomen, the governor, a French soldier, and an English sailor who says, "Take ... more
Print shows a woman with her arms spread, standing between two men who are fighting, one being restrained by another man, in front of a small shop that may sell alcoholic drinks; there are large bags hanging on... more
Print shows a tall Native, missing one eye, standing with five women and two men on a street in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, also a cluster of women and a few men at the entrance to a building behind them. In th... more
Title devised by Library staff. Preliminary sketch on verso. Includes puncture holes around the edges where paper was fastened to a board. Watermark with a large fleur de lis with W. Philadelphia Print Shop Inv... more
Title from item. Watermark: AMIES & Co; also a dove with olive branch on the right margin. Philadelphia Print Shop Inventory, no. 99. (DLC/PP-1995:140.99). Forms part of: John Rubens Smith collection (Library o... more
Title devised by Library staff. Philadelphia Print Shop Inventory, no. 102. (DLC/PP-1995:140.102). Forms part of: John Rubens Smith collection (Library of Congress).
Title devised by Library staff. Includes puncture holes around edges where paper was fastened to a board. Preliminary perspective sketch on verso. Watermark: AMIES & Co; also a dove with olive branch on the lef... more
Title devised by Library staff. Includes puncture holes along sides and bottom where paper was fastened to a board. Watermark: AMIES & Co; also a dove with olive branch on the left margin. Philadelphia Print Sh... more
Title devised by Library staff. Preliminary sketches on verso. Watermark shows a dove holding an olive branch, representing Amies & Co. Philadelphia Print Shop Inventory, no. 101. (DLC/PP-1995:140.101). Forms p... more
Title devised by Library staff. Preliminary sketch on verso. Trimed to inside the puncture holes that were around the edges where paper was fastened to a board. Watermark: AMIES. Forms part of: John Rubens Smit... more
Drawing shows a horse team harnessed to a low cart or wagon at the side of a street with buildings along each side, possibly in Spitalfields. Details show lamps along the side of the street, a man leaning again... more
Print shows two men on a city street, pressed against a wall as a carriage passes, splattering them with mud; one man is worried because he is scheduled to dance the first waltz. Title from item. Parallel text ... more
Print shows many Quakers walking along the sidewalk on Cherry Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, with the Friends' Meeting House in the background. Title from item. Caption continues: This building which is ab... more
Print shows many Quakers and others walking along the sidewalk in front of the Friends' Meeting House and Academy in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; also shows two African American children with a large pig on the ... more
Print shows a man at center, assumed to be Davy Crockett, standing on a busy commercial street, offering one man a drink and another man tobacco, while campaigning for political office. Two dogs have stopped to... more
Print shows a garishly dressed African American man talking with a garishly dressed African American woman in a parlor. Title from item. Caption continues: I tink dey mighty elegum I see you on new year day wh... more
Print shows an advertisement for West's Blacking Climax with five adults, a child, and a dog using smoked glass to observe West's Blacking logo eclipse the sun. The man on the left states, "What an awful eclips... more
Print shows the Roman column at Igel, Germany. Title from item. At head of title: Continental annual by Prout 1832. Stamped on verso: L.C. Division of Prints. Stamped on verso: 43734. Print has six thread-holes... more
Print shows a view of the Tuileries Palace with the Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel and a large plaza with pedestrians and carriages in the foreground. Title from item. From series: Vues de Paris.
Illustrations showing a black surgeon tending to patients in the street and pork seller's shop with men selling and carving meat. Illus. in: Voyage pittoresque et historique au Brésil, depuis 1816 jusqu'en 1831... more
Print shows a cityscape view of Worcester, Massachusetts, from an elevated vantage point on Union Hill, with a river in the foreground on which is a canal boat drawn by two horses or mules, and railroads approa... more