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[Page form the vellum copy of the Antoine Verard edition of Roman de la Rose (1493) in the Rosenwald Collection, illustrated with 3 hand-colored woodcuts of woman in domestic situations]

[Page form the vellum copy of the Antoine Verard edition of Roman de l...

Illus. in: Antoine Verard edition of Roman de la Rose (Paris, 1493). Ref. copy may be in Library of Congress Acquisitions. Rare Book and Special Collections Div., 1980, p. 6. This record contains unverified dat... more

S. Salvador [and] Baya de Todos os Sanctos

S. Salvador [and] Baya de Todos os Sanctos

Plan showing the Siege of San Salvador, Brazil, by the Dutch in 1624 with inset map showing "Baya de Todos os Santos". This catalog record contains preliminary data. Title from item. Map makers: Claes Jansson V... more

A collection of ball-dances perform'd at court: viz. the Richmond, the roundeau, the rigadoon, the favourite, the Spanheim, and the Britannia.

A collection of ball-dances perform'd at court: viz. the Richmond, the...

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

An essay for the further improvement of dancing; being a collection of figure dances, of several numbers, compos'd by the most eminent masters; describ'd in characters after the newest manner of Monsieur Feuillet.

An essay for the further improvement of dancing; being a collection of...

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

Newland / Zeuner collection

Newland / Zeuner collection

William Augustine Newland (1813-1901), Philadelphia organist, choirmaster, conductor, and music teacher. Charles Zeuner (1795-1857), student of Johann Nepomuk Hummel, settled in Boston in the 1820s and became w... more

General Forbes' route on the march against Fort Du Quesne, 1758 : this map is a copy of the original map, "General Forbes' marching jurnal [sic] to the Ohio J. Potts" in the collection of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania /

General Forbes' route on the march against Fort Du Quesne, 1758 : this...

Shows the route westward in Pennsylvania from Loudon, via Littleton, Fort Bedford, Stony Brook, Fort Ligonier, Washington's Camp, to Pittsburgh (Ohio River). Relief shown pictorially. Title from westernmost pan... more

[Collection of nine images including astronomical instruments, celestial charts, and a world map].

[Collection of nine images including astronomical instruments, celesti...

Title devised by cataloger. English, French and Latin. James Ferguson article from Gent. Mag. March 1769. Nine printed images and two panels of printed text mounted on paper within hand drawn frames colored yel... more

Congress of the United States, begun and held at the City of New-York, on Wednesday the fourth of March, one thousand seven hundred and eighty-nine. An act to suspend part of an act, entitled, "An act to regulate the collection of the duties imp

Congress of the United States, begun and held at the City of New-York,...

Imprint 3.; Not in Evans. 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 212, Folder 6.

General Washington / painted by Gabriel Stuart 1797 ; engraved by James Heath Historical engraver to his Majesty, and to his Royal Highness the Princess of Wales, from the original picture in the collection of the Marquis of Lansdown.

General Washington / painted by Gabriel Stuart 1797 ; engraved by Jame...

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

A new and elegant imperial sheet atlas, comprehending general and particular maps of every part of the world : principally compiled from the great French atlas, and others of the most distinguished geographers in Europe, forming the completest collection of single sheet maps hitherto published and rendered particularly convenient by opening without folds.

A new and elegant imperial sheet atlas, comprehending general and part...

Relief shown pictorially and by shading. Map title within ornamental border. Atlas consists of folded maps pasted onto endpapers along spine. Copy annotated in pencil on contents p. Copy imperfect: Torn edges a... more

Drawing, plate 8 from an original drawing by Gaspar Poussin in the collection of Benjamin West Esqr. P.R.A. / Wm. Charles fecit.

Drawing, plate 8 from an original drawing by Gaspar Poussin in the col...

Print shows a man sitting on rocks of a cliff with waterfalls in a wilderness landscape. Title from item.

Drawing, plate 9 from an original drawing by Gaspar Poussin in the collection of Benjamin West Esqr. P.R.A. / Wm. Charles fecit.

Drawing, plate 9 from an original drawing by Gaspar Poussin in the col...

Print shows three men conversing in a landscape with trees, buildings, and mountains in the background. Title from item. Alternate title from online source.

[Title p. of a Christmas book for little boys, a collection of conversations; the 3rd Virginia children's book; illus. with boy and woman seated and evidently conversing]

[Title p. of a Christmas book for little boys, a collection of convers...

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

At Duane's book-store, Pennsylvania Avenue. For sale a collection of books ... [Washington 181-?].

At Duane's book-store, Pennsylvania Avenue. For sale a collection of b...

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 191, Folder 9.

America guided by wisdom An allegorical representation of the United States depicting their independence and prosperity / / Drawn by John J. Barralett ; engraved by B. Tanner.

America guided by wisdom An allegorical representation of the United S...

Allegorical print shows America as a woman in Grecian dress and feathered helmut with Roman deities Minerva, Ceres, and Mercury to symbolize wisdom, commerce, and agriculture. To their right is a triumphal arch... more

A statement of the amounts of internal duties imposed by the United States, (excepting those on household furniture, on watches, and om stamps) paid by each person in the 18th collection district of Massachussetts, during the year 1815. [Boston

A statement of the amounts of internal duties imposed by the United St...

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.

The treasures of Terpsichore; or, A companion for the ball-room. Being a collection of all the most popular English country dances, arrange alphabetically, with proper figures to each dance.

The treasures of Terpsichore; or, A companion for the ball-room. Being...

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

William Pitt from the original by Hoppner in the collection of The Rt Hon'ble Lord Carrington / engraved by P. Lightfoot.

William Pitt from the original by Hoppner in the collection of The Rt ...

William Pitt, three-quarter length portrait, standing by desk, facing slightly left.

Philadelphia, June 21, 1825. Sir, A number of persons, feeling an interest in the collection and preservation of whatever may conduce to the knowledge of the History of Pennsylvania, have formed a society under the title of "The Historical Socie

Philadelphia, June 21, 1825. Sir, A number of persons, feeling an inte...

Imprint 2. Page Order: Leaflet 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 152, Folder 31.

Whitlock's collection of Ethiopian melodies. As sung with great applause by William Whitlock at the principal theatres in the United States

Whitlock's collection of Ethiopian melodies. As sung with great applau...

Music cover showing two men on stage, one dancing and one playing banjo.

Collection of sculptured fragments, Acropolis / Bonfils'.

Collection of sculptured fragments, Acropolis / Bonfils'.

In album: Athens, Egypt, Rhine, Switzerland, Tyrol, Salzburg, p. 18, right side.

D'Alembert / engraved by W. Hopwood, from the original picture by De la Tour in the collection of the Institute of France.

D'Alembert / engraved by W. Hopwood, from the original picture by De l...

Portrait print showing Jean Le Rond d'Alembert, half length, facing slightly right. Under the superintendance of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. Title from item.

Notice. The subscriber respectfully informs merchants, publishers or newspapers and the public generally, that he has established a collecting agency for New England and parts adjacent, and gives his personal attention to the collection of bills

Notice. The subscriber respectfully informs merchants, publishers or n...

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 67, Folder 26.

Campaign sketches. The baggage train / Homer.

Campaign sketches. The baggage train / Homer.

Print shows two African American drovers, one with a pipe and the other with a whip, sitting on the back of a covered wagon, which is part of a baggage train for the Army of the Potomac. Title from item. Purcha... more

Campaign sketches. Our jolly cook / Homer del.

Campaign sketches. Our jolly cook / Homer del.

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).

Campaign sketches. The letter for home / H.

Campaign sketches. The letter for home / H.

Print shows a nurse writing a letter for a wounded Army of the Potomac soldier in a hospital bed. Title from item. Purchase; William Reese Company; 2013; (DLC/PP-2013:089.03).

"Gen. Haupt" locomotive, used by Gen. Herman Haupt during the Civil War (1861-1865)

"Gen. Haupt" locomotive, used by Gen. Herman Haupt during the Civil Wa...

Photograph shows the "Gen. Haupt" locomotive and five men posed inside the car and outside near the railroad tracks. Title from Prints and Photographs accessions record. Letter relating the history of the locom... more

Campaign sketches. Foraging / Homer.

Campaign sketches. Foraging / Homer.

Print shows three Army of the Potomac soldiers taking a cow or bull as an African American man protests. Title from item. Purchase; William Reese Company; 2013; (DLC/PP-2013:089.03).

Campaign sketches. The coffee call / H.W. [i.e. W.H.]

Campaign sketches. The coffee call / H.W. [i.e. W.H.]

Print shows Army of the Potomac soldiers waiting for coffee at a campfire in an encampment. Title from item. Purchase; William Reese Company; 2013; (DLC/PP-2013:089.01).

Relics of Andersonville Prison from the collection brought from there by Miss Clara Barton and Dorence Atwater, August, 1865, and photographed by Brady & Co. for the great National Fair, Washington, June, 1866.

Relics of Andersonville Prison from the collection brought from there ...

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).

No. 20, Court Street. Boston. January, 1868. Dear Sir: In handing you our office card, we beg to call your attention to our system for the collection and adjustment of claims in Boston and vicinity ... Stillman B. Allen.

No. 20, Court Street. Boston. January, 1868. Dear Sir: In handing you ...

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 72, Folder 34.

Kanab Wash. Colorado Basin

Kanab Wash. Colorado Basin

Stereograph shows rock walls of canyon. Title from item. On mount: Colorado River Series. Explorations West of the 100th Meridian. Expedition of 1872, Lieut. Geo. M Wheeler, Com'dg. No. 27. Gift; Carol Johnson ... more

Mrs. L. Sullivan [i.e. O'Sullivan]

Mrs. L. Sullivan [i.e. O'Sullivan]

Photograph shows portrait of Laura Virginia Pywell O'Sullivan, wife of Timothy O'Sullivan. Title from item. Purchase; E. Marshall Pywell; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:124). Was AP 900.

Revolutionary relics. A collection of revolutionary relics will be opened on November 9th, in the Old South Church, and will continue open for two weeks [1876].

Revolutionary relics. A collection of revolutionary relics will be ope...

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 75, Folder 7.

Bowl in my collection

Bowl in my collection

Drawing shows a porcelain bowl with floral designs painted on it. Title from item. Inscribed in pencil on lower left corner of paper mount: Kano Dec. 1878. From the "Ceramic" series. Gift; Mrs. David Murray; 19... more

Melle. de Montgolfier (Collection de M.A. Goupil) / Ingres, del ; héliogre. Dujardin.

Melle. de Montgolfier (Collection de M.A. Goupil) / Ingres, del ; héli...

Full-length portrait of Adélaide Montgolfier, seated on a wall with balloons in the background. Below image: Gazette des Beaux-Arts. Title from item. Tissandier collection.

American collection / Geo. H. Walker & Co. lith., Boston.

American collection / Geo. H. Walker & Co. lith., Boston.

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

The Chicago Building of The Home Insurance Co. of New York

The Chicago Building of The Home Insurance Co. of New York

Poster showing "America's first skyscraper," 1885, by architect William LeBaron Jenney, in original custom frame. Title from item. Keep in original vintage frame. Was AP 267. Purchase; Poster Plus; (PR 13 CN 1... more

New York City--Sale of the Stewart collection of paintings at auction, at Chickering Hall--"Sixty-six thousand dollars and--sold!" / from a sketch by a staff artist.

New York City--Sale of the Stewart collection of paintings at auction,...

People at auction. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1887 April 2.

Max Weyl collection
Small collection of nocturnes, marines & chevalet pieces by Mr. Whistler The Goupil Galleries for three weeks only, March 21 to April 9. Messrs. Boussod Valadon & Co., 116 & 117 New Bond Street.

Small collection of nocturnes, marines & chevalet pieces by Mr. Whistl...

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

B. I. Hallenbeck to Anne Fitzhugh Miller re: Collection Taken, December 29, 1903

B. I. Hallenbeck to Anne Fitzhugh Miller re: Collection Taken, Decembe...

Geneva Political Equality Club treasurer report on collection at Catt address

[Hendricks Collection. Police entering patrol wagon--unidentified works].

[Hendricks Collection. Police entering patrol wagon--unidentified work...

Police are seen mounting a horse-drawn police wagon. Copyright: unknown. Previously misidentified as the 1897 Edison film, Police patrol wagon. However, footage does not match Maguire & Baucus summary or photo ... more

[Katagami stencil]

[Katagami stencil]

Title devised by Library staff. Japanese(?) stamp on one side. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

[Katagami stencil with leaves]

[Katagami stencil with leaves]

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

[Katagami stencil with rabbits and a moon]

[Katagami stencil with rabbits and a moon]

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

[Katagami stencil with fish]

[Katagami stencil with fish]

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

[Katagami stencil with images of chrysanthemums]

[Katagami stencil with images of chrysanthemums]

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

Katagami stencil with bamboo(?) and leaves

Katagami stencil with bamboo(?) and leaves

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

Declaration of Independence as it appeared in 1903 while at the U.S. State Department By L.C. Handy

Declaration of Independence as it appeared in 1903 while at the U.S. S...

Negative shows Declaration of Independence. "Photograph from the original in U.S. State Department, Washington, D.C., by L.C. Handy, April 23, 1903" written at bottom edge of negative. Title devised by Library ... more

Rare Americana. Interesting collection of R. H. W. Dwight. Exhibited in galleries of the Boston art club. Indian documents and slave bills of Massachusetts. [Reprint from Boston daily globe. Wednesday, May 3, 1905].

Rare Americana. Interesting collection of R. H. W. Dwight. Exhibited i...

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 79, Folder 33a.

[Ellie Ganado, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly left]

[Ellie Ganado, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly left]

H73702 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Fred Harvey.

The above caddie (in the course of his third round with Colonel Foozle, who always takes out a collection of two dozen clubs, if only for the look of the thing) begins to doubt if he, the caddie, really belongs to the idle classes, as stated in the papers

The above caddie (in the course of his third round with Colonel Foozle...

The caddie, carrying a bag filled with golf clubs, watches as Colonel Foozle hits his ball from a sand trap towards water. Inscribed in pen lower right: June [2?]0th 1906. Inscribed in pencil below image and cr... more

Solomon D. Butcher working on his collection at the Nebraska State Historical Society, Lincoln, Nebraska.

Solomon D. Butcher working on his collection at the Nebraska State His...

summary: Note the stacks of prints and glass plates on the table in front of Butcher. original size: 6x8

Enlisted for duration of the war. Help the national egg collection for the wounded / R.G. Praill ; Avenue Press, London W.C.

Enlisted for duration of the war. Help the national egg collection for...

Poster showing a chicken wearing a red leg band and a sash decorated with a crown.

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