Print shows King Henry VIII seated with Anne Boleyn in the left foreground and Cardinal Wolsey with other members of the court at a gathering in the background.
Dancer, teacher, and theoretician John Weaver (1673-1760) compiled this important collection of choreographies by Mr. Isaac. With melodies composed by James Paisible, the collection contains six ballroom dances... more
This is a collection of dances with music in Feuillet notation by numerous eighteenth-century dancing masters including Thomas Caverley, Anthony l'Abbee, Louis-Guillaume Pecour, and Josiah Priest. Designed for ... more
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
Illus. in: Ein Christags-Geschenk Für kleine Knaben: oder eine Sammlung von verschiedenen Unterretungen, Neumarket [i.e. Newmarket, Va.], Salomon Henkel, 1809, title page. Reference copy may be in LOT 7003. Thi... more
Imprint 2. 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 50, Folder 24.
One of several treatises devoted to English country dancing by Thomas Wilson, dancing master to the King's Theatre, this manual consists of an alphabetical listing of country dances and their figures. Lamenting... more
Print shows an African American cook for an Army of the Potomac corps dancing by a fire as soldiers watch at an encampment. Title from item. Purchase; William Reese Company; 2013; (DLC/PP-2013:089.03).
Inscribed on back: Very Truly yours Dorence Atwater. Entered according to act of Congress by M.B. Brady & Co. in the year 1865 ... District of Columbia. Clara Barton Collection (Library of Congress).
Proof with registration marks for sheet music cover for the "American Collection" showing the Statue of Liberty, Indepencence Hall in Philadelphia, the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., a bust portrait of Georg... more
Poster for exhibition of art by James Abbott McNeill Whistler at Goupil Galleries, London. Title from item. Forms part of: Pennell collection of Whistleriana (Library of Congress) Accession box no. DLC/PP-1917:R01