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[Mr. Zina Hitchcock Benjamin family, posed left to right: Cornelia, Zina Hitchcock, Frances Antoinette, Samuel Clark, and Joanette Clark]

[Mr. Zina Hitchcock Benjamin family, posed left to right: Cornelia, Zi...

Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress). Cyanotype of a daguerreotype made between 1845 and 1858 (DAG - no. 1123). No. 8317.

Temple Gate, Sand Island, Apostle Islands, Wis

Temple Gate, Sand Island, Apostle Islands, Wis

Photograph shows rock pillar with trees on top in Lake Superior. Title and date from catalog record for corresponding negative processed as LC-D4-4713. No. 04713. Forms part of: Detroit Publishing Company colle... more

[Pageant participants costumed as Pilgrims and Natives, posed beneath a banner "En Avant!"]

[Pageant participants costumed as Pilgrims and Natives, posed beneath ...

Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

[Office in Bureau of Engraving and Printing, Washington, D.C.]

[Office in Bureau of Engraving and Printing, Washington, D.C.]

Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

[Three Treasury Department employees in office]

[Three Treasury Department employees in office]

Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

[Dr. Miller, Treasury Department employee, half-length portrait, seated at desk, facing left]

[Dr. Miller, Treasury Department employee, half-length portrait, seate...

Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

[Three Treasury Department employees, Mr. Steele(?) and two other men, posed in office]

[Three Treasury Department employees, Mr. Steele(?) and two other men,...

Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

[Gen. Shelley, Treasury Department employee, half-length portrait, seated at desk,facing left]

[Gen. Shelley, Treasury Department employee, half-length portrait, sea...

Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

[Two Treasury Department employees seated at desk in office]

[Two Treasury Department employees seated at desk in office]

Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

[Mr. McClelland(?), Treasury Department employee, half-length portrait, seated at desk, facing front]

[Mr. McClelland(?), Treasury Department employee, half-length portrait...

Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

[Gen. Shelley, Auditor Navy, Treasury Department employee, half-length portrait, seated at desk,facing left]

[Gen. Shelley, Auditor Navy, Treasury Department employee, half-length...

Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

[Three Treasury Department employees, Mr. Graham, John Brown, and another man, posed in an office with a fireplace]

[Three Treasury Department employees, Mr. Graham, John Brown, and anot...

Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

[Man posed on rocks, nude, playing pipe (Pan)]

[Man posed on rocks, nude, playing pipe (Pan)]

Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

Gypsy encampment Glenwood Road

Gypsy encampment Glenwood Road

Men, women, and children with tent and wagon on Glenwood Road, probably in Bethesda, Maryland. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection. No. 42.

The evolution of the cereus

The evolution of the cereus

Series of 15 cyanotypes taken between May 28th and June 1st, throughout the day and night, to monitor the progress of several blossoms of a cereus plant. Title devised by Library staff. Published in: Gathering ... more

[Frances Benjamin Johnston on a balcony of the State, War and Navy Building with a tripod-mounted camera, photographing an unidentified man]

[Frances Benjamin Johnston on a balcony of the State, War and Navy Bui...

Photograph shows Johnston working at her camera preparing to take a picture. This proof print includes the shadow cast by the photographer capturing the scene. Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: Fra... more

Pinkey & the camera

Pinkey & the camera

Frances Benjamin Johnston on a balcony of the State, War and Navy Building with a tripod-mounted camera. In album: Pinkey's blue book, or, The indigo agonies of a photographic amateur, title page. Forms part of... more

Dr. John Scott Mrs. Harrison's father, aged 89, at work in the Pension Office, for A.P.A., Nov. 16.

Dr. John Scott Mrs. Harrison's father, aged 89, at work in the Pension...

Dr. John Scott working at a desk in the Pension Office. In album: Pinkey's blue book, or, The indigo agonies of a photographic amateur, no. 17. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

[Frances Benjamin Johnston with camera on balcony of State, War and Navy Building (now the Dwight D. Eisenhower Executive Office Building), Washington, D.C., 1888]

[Frances Benjamin Johnston with camera on balcony of State, War and Na...

Same image used on title page of album, Pinkey's blue book, LOT 2763.

Excavation of site for the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

Excavation of site for the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

Printed on image: "Architect's Office, Cong. Lib. Bldg." Source unknown.

Riggs Bank - the Dept. of Justice for A.P.A.

Riggs Bank - the Dept. of Justice for A.P.A.

Photograph shows the north side of the 1500 block of Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C., with Riggs Bank (no. 1501) at right, and the Department of Justice building (formerly the Freedman's Savings and... more

White House orchids

White House orchids

Title from item. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

White House orchids

White House orchids

Title from item. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

White House orchids

White House orchids

Conservatory.

White House orchids

White House orchids

Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

[Women operating machinery at the Bureau of Printing and Engraving, Washington, D.C.]

[Women operating machinery at the Bureau of Printing and Engraving, Wa...

Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress)

Bureau of Engraving and Printing, Wash., D.C

Bureau of Engraving and Printing, Wash., D.C

Auditor's building. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

White House employee

White House employee

Employee seated at desk, half-length portrait, facing right. No. 8665.

White House employees

White House employees

Three men and a woman seated at desks. No. 8671.

White House orchids

White House orchids

Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

White House orchids

White House orchids

Title from item. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

White House orchids

White House orchids

Title from item. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

White House orchids

White House orchids

Title from item. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

Lowery House

Lowery House

Parlor. Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress). Formerly in LOT 2958. Caption card tracings: Architecture Coll.; BI Resi... more

The new Willard

The new Willard

Willard Hotel ballroom interior. Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress). Caption card tracings: Geog.; Hotels; Interiors; ... more

Library in Hearst home

Library in Hearst home

Phoebe Apperson Hearst, widow of Sen. George Hearst, Washington, D.C. Cf. "America's Yesterdays," pp. 128-129. Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Frances Benjamin Johnston Colle... more

[Art class in Georgetown Visitation Preparatory School, Washington, D.C.]
Grace Denio Litchfield's home, 2010 Mass. Ave., N.W. Washington, D.C.

Grace Denio Litchfield's home, 2010 Mass. Ave., N.W. Washington, D.C.

Library. Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress). No. 1257. Caption card tracings: BI Residences; Libraries; Wash., DC ... more

[Staircase in home of Senator Philander Knox, Washington, D.C.]

[Staircase in home of Senator Philander Knox, Washington, D.C.]

Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection. No. 1320.

Barber House ("Belmont"), Washington, D.C.

Barber House ("Belmont"), Washington, D.C.

Parlor. Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress). Caption card tracings: Interiors; Architecture Coll.; Washington, D.C. R... more

Man (banker?) seated at desk at American Security and Trust Co., Washington, D.C.

Man (banker?) seated at desk at American Security and Trust Co., Washi...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

[Scientific(?) instrument on table in room at Georgetown Visitation Preparatory School, Washington, D.C.]
[Joseph Coerten Hornblower House, 1402 M St., Washington, D.C.]

[Joseph Coerten Hornblower House, 1402 M St., Washington, D.C.]

Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress). No. 8155. Caption card tracings: BI Residences; Wash., DC Streets; Wash., DC ... more

Treasury Dept. employees - Mr. Smith's room

Treasury Dept. employees - Mr. Smith's room

Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress). Caption card tracings: BI; Interiors Offices; Geogr.; Washington, D.C.

Joseph Coerten Hornblower, 1848-1908

Joseph Coerten Hornblower, 1848-1908

Half length portrait, facing right.

Fraser House, Wash., D.C.

Fraser House, Wash., D.C.

Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress). Formerly in LOT 2958. No. 81808. Caption card tracings: Architecture Coll.; Interi... more

Bliss Carmen

Bliss Carmen

Head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front. Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress). Caption card tracings: Ph. Ind.; B.I.

Lowery House

Lowery House

Dining room with table set. Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress). Formerly in LOT 2958. Caption card tracings: Architect... more

[Exterior of home of Senator Philander Knox, 1527 K Street, NW, Washington, D.C.]

[Exterior of home of Senator Philander Knox, 1527 K Street, NW, Washin...

Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection. No. 1320. Dates based on years when Knox was in residence. Address derived from New York Times article, Oct. 13, 1921.

Ida Minerva Tarbell, 1857-1944

Ida Minerva Tarbell, 1857-1944

Bust portrait, facing right. Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress). No. 5398. Formerly in Portrait file. Caption card tra... more

[Women trimming and stacking currency sheets at the Bureau of Engraving & Printing]

[Women trimming and stacking currency sheets at the Bureau of Engravin...

Source: Johnston, Frances Benjamin, "Uncle Sam's Money," Demorest's Family Magazine, Vol. XXVI: no. 3, January 1890, p. 137. Title devised by Library and BEP staff. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Coll... more

Barber House ("Belmont"), Washington, D.C.

Barber House ("Belmont"), Washington, D.C.

Porte-cochere with Belmont coat-of-arms. Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress). Caption card tracings: Coats-of-arms; Arc... more

[Part of exterior view of Georgetown Visitation Preparatory School, Washington, D.C.]
Whittemore House

Whittemore House

Interior of Whittemore house, 1526 New Hampshire Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C., with leopard rug, moose head above fireplace, and foliage. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection. No. 8874.

[Two unidentified women being photographed]

[Two unidentified women being photographed]

Photograph showing two women in profile, posing for a portrait. Includes the photographer and camera, an assistant holding a white tablecloth to reflect light, and a mirror revealing more of the people in the r... more

Studio in house of Edward Lind Morse, R St., Washington, D.C.

Studio in house of Edward Lind Morse, R St., Washington, D.C.

Fireplace. Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress). No. 4927. Caption card tracings: BI Residences; Fireplaces; Wash., DC... more

Exterior view of Georgetown Visitation Preparatory School, Washington, D.C.
[George S.] Fraser House, R St. and Conn. Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C.

[George S.] Fraser House, R St. and Conn. Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C.

Photograph shows a far view of the exterior of the George S. Fraser House, located at 1701 20th Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. The architect of the house was Hornblower and Marshall. Title and other informatio... more

[Unidentified friend of Frances Benjamin Johnston, seated, full length, facing front, leaning slightly forward]

[Unidentified friend of Frances Benjamin Johnston, seated, full length...

Title devised by Library staff. Gift and purchase; Frances Benjamin Johnston estate; 1953. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress). Exhibited: "Who's Afraid of Women Photograph... more

Post Office Dept. - Dead Letter Office

Post Office Dept. - Dead Letter Office

Large group of people working. Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress). Caption card tracings: Postal Service; Interiors ... more

[Mrs. Crabbe, half-length portrait, standing, facing front]

[Mrs. Crabbe, half-length portrait, standing, facing front]

Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection. No. 5684.

Miss Ethel Reed

Miss Ethel Reed

Photograph shows poster artist Ethel Reed, half-length portrait, right profile, wearing dress with light shawl. Title from item. No. 61037. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congre... more

Lucius Tuckerman House, 1600 I St., N.W.

Lucius Tuckerman House, 1600 I St., N.W.

Exterior of Washington, D.C. house. Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Photographs by Frances Benjamin Johnston for Hornblower & Marshall. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (... more

[Builders at work on the rusticated stone walls of the Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building during its construction; U.S. Capitol in the background]

[Builders at work on the rusticated stone walls of the Library of Cong...

Title devised by Library staff. In album: Photographs of the construction of the Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building, vol. 1, between leaves 14 and 15, left photo. No. 33.

[Man (banker?) seated at desk in American Security and Trust Co., Washington, D.C.]

[Man (banker?) seated at desk in American Security and Trust Co., Wash...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

[The New Willard Hotel, Washington, D.C. - lobby]

[The New Willard Hotel, Washington, D.C. - lobby]

Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress). Caption card tracings: Geogr.; Hotels.

[The New Willard Hotel, Washington, D.C. - dining room]

[The New Willard Hotel, Washington, D.C. - dining room]

Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress). Caption card tracings: Geogr.; Hotels.

Max Weyl collection
Bachelor's German - National Rifles Hall

Bachelor's German - National Rifles Hall

Interior of large hall with chandelier and floral decorations; Washington, D.C. Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress). Ca... more

[Workers grinding and processing the ink used to print paper money at the Bureau of Engraving & Printing]

[Workers grinding and processing the ink used to print paper money at ...

Photograph shows men working on machines powered by steam driven belts. Title devised by Library and BEP staff. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

Barber House ("Belmont"), Washington, D.C.

Barber House ("Belmont"), Washington, D.C.

Stairway bottom, showing large tapestry. Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress). Caption card tracings: Tapestry; Interior... more

Barber House ("Belmont"), Washington, D.C.

Barber House ("Belmont"), Washington, D.C.

Bedroom. Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress). Caption card tracings: Interiors; Architecture Coll.; Washington, D.C. ... more

Bureau engraving & printing - stamp division

Bureau engraving & printing - stamp division

Photograph shows interior view with women working at machines in the stamp division of the Bureau of Engraving and Printing.

Bureau Engraving & Printing no. 32

Bureau Engraving & Printing no. 32

Photograph shows an interior view of a large room with an African American man and another man standing at a long table on which are stacks of printed certificates and other papers. Title from item. Inscribed i... more

[Students reading in library at Georgetown Visitation Preparatory School, Washington, D.C.]

[Students reading in library at Georgetown Visitation Preparatory Scho...

Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress). No. 891.

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