Library Of Congress
Library Of CongressPublic Domain ArchivePart of PICRYL.com. Not developed or endorsed by the Library of Congress
9,347 media by topicpage 1 of 94
[A dying man attended by Mary Magdalene and Saint Peter, angels, and the devil]

[A dying man attended by Mary Magdalene and Saint Peter, angels, and t...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Ars moriendi. Germany, 1466. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western technology ... / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress... more

[Sigismund, emperor of Germany, on his death bed, 1437]

[Sigismund, emperor of Germany, on his death bed, 1437]

Illus. in: Reformation kaiser Sigmunds, 1484.

[The knight, Death, and the Devil] / AD [monogram].

[The knight, Death, and the Devil] / AD [monogram].

Title from mount. Hubbard Collection. Published in: Viewpoints; a selection from the pictorial collections of the Library of Congress .... Washington : Library of Congress ..., 1975, no. 186.

The death of Ananias / Raphael Urbinas, perugo da carpo.

The death of Ananias / Raphael Urbinas, perugo da carpo.

Print shows Ananias lying on the ground in front of the disciples and other observers. The disciple Peter condemns him for telling a lie. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Prints and Pho... more

Death and the Devil surprise two women DH monogram

Death and the Devil surprise two women DH monogram

Print shows Death and the Devil interrupting the lives of two wealthy women. Title devised by Library staff. Bradley Collection. Stamped on verso: Tilgungs-Stempel K.K.C. Stamped on verso: Kupferstich-Sammlung ... more

[Death of the Virgin]

[Death of the Virgin]

This record contains unverified, preliminary data. Title from P&P Bradley collection inventory card. Card filed under anonymous. Inscribed in ink on drawing: 1619, 6/19. Inscribed in ink on back of drawing: La ... more

[Death of the Virgin]

[Death of the Virgin]

Title from shelflist card. Rovinski, 99 (2nd state). Bjorkland, 39-A (3rd state). Ex. coll.: Friedrich Kalle (Lugt, 1021). Library has two impressions. No. 99a: Hubbard Collection. No. 99b: Etching ; 41.1 x 31.... more

Words of Consolation to Mr. Robert Stetson & Mrs. Mary Stetson, his wife on the death of their son Isaac Stetson, who perished in the mighty waters November 7th, 1718. Aged 22. [1718].

Words of Consolation to Mr. Robert Stetson & Mrs. Mary Stetson, his wi...

Positive Photostat.; Not in Evans.; Verse. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collection... more

Some funeral verses occasioned by the death of the pious and much lamented Mr. Jonathan French of  Wollentown, in Connecticut-Colony; who departed this life February the 17th, 1720, 21 in the thirty-second year of his age. [s. l.]

Some funeral verses occasioned by the death of the pious and much lame...

Verse.; 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 3, Folder 4.

A poem on the much-lamented death of Mr. Edmund Titcomb, who died May 26, 1722, in the 31st year of his age. By Jonn Calef. [Massachusetts 1722].

A poem on the much-lamented death of Mr. Edmund Titcomb, who died May ...

Positive Photostat.; Not in Evans.; Verse. 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 34, Folder 2.

An elegy occasioned by the sudden and awful death of Mr. Nathanael Baker Dedham; a young man just upon the point of marriage and son to Lieutenant John Baker. He fell from his horse on Monday night the 7th of May, 1733. And died the Wednesday fo

An elegy occasioned by the sudden and awful death of Mr. Nathanael Bak...

Positive Photostat.; Not in Evans.; Verse. 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 34, Folder 28.

A mournful lamentation for the sad and deplorable death of Mr. Old Tenor, a native of New-England, who after a long confinement, by a deep and mortal wound which he received above twelve months before, expired on the 31st day of March, 1750. He

A mournful lamentation for the sad and deplorable death of Mr. Old Ten...

Positive Photostat.; Verse.; Title.; On verso of copy 2: Source unknown, Sep. 18 1943.; Copy 2 formerly numbered as Portfolio 35, Folder 2a. This item has been renumbered from Portfolio 35, Folder 2a. Availabl... more

A funeral elegy by way of dialogue; between death, soul, body and Jesus Christ. Composed by Edmund Weld, formerly of Harvard College, who moving hence into Ireland, became a preacher of the gospel at Inniskean, there; who upon the meditation and

A funeral elegy by way of dialogue; between death, soul, body and Jesu...

Positive Photostat.; Ford 948.; Not in Evans.; Verse. 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; Portfo... more

An elegy on the much lamented death of the Reverend Mr. George Whitefield, who died at New-berry port in New-England, on the 1st day of October 1770. [1770].

An elegy on the much lamented death of the Reverend Mr. George Whitefi...

Positive Photostat.; Whitefield, George.; Verse.; 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 Collecti... more

A few thoughts compose’d on the sudden & awful death of Mrs. Fessenden, wife of Mr. Nathanael Fessenden, of Cambridge, who was shot May 30, 1770. Boston: Printed and sold in Milk-Street 1770.

A few thoughts compose’d on the sudden & awful death of Mrs. Fessenden...

Positive Photostat.; Verse.; Not in Evans.; Not in Ford. 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; Por... more

The character and death of the late Rev. George Whitefield ... [Portsmouth] Printed and sold by D. and R. Fowle [1770].

The character and death of the late Rev. George Whitefield ... [Portsm...

Not in Evans.; Imprint 3.; Whitefield, George. 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 87,... more

The Body of Tee, a chief, as preserved after death in Otaheite / Webber del. ; Pollard sc.
On the death of five young men who was murthered, March 5th, 1770. By the 29th regiment. [Massachusetts 1770].

On the death of five young men who was murthered, March 5th, 1770. By ...

Positive Photostat.; Verse.; Not in Evans.; Not in Ford. 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; Por... more

The courtiers assembled, on hearing the news of the death of the Rt. Honble. Wm. Beckford

The courtiers assembled, on hearing the news of the death of the Rt. H...

Print shows a group of ministers seated around a table commenting on the news of William Beckford's death. Depicted are Jeremiah Dyson, John Montagu Sandwich, William Murray Mansfield, Sir Fletcher Norton, Augu... more

A poem occasioned by the late sudden and awful death, of a young woman, who was found drowned, in Medford-River, July 14, 1771. Medford: Printed and sold 1771.

A poem occasioned by the late sudden and awful death, of a young woman...

Positive Photostat.; Verse.; Bot 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 37, Folder 12.

To the Rev. Mr. Pitkin, on the death of his lady … [Signed] Phillis Wheatley. Boston, June 16th, 1772. [Boston 1772].

To the Rev. Mr. Pitkin, on the death of his lady … [Signed] Phillis Wh...

Positive Photostat.; Verse. 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 37, Folder 14.

An elegy occasioned by the death of the late Reverend Daniel M’Clelin, pastor of the church of Christ in Colerain. By a neighbour … Boston: Printed by J. Kneeland, in Milk-Street 1773.

An elegy occasioned by the death of the late Reverend Daniel M’Clelin,...

Positive Photostat.; Verse.; M'Clelin, Daniel. 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 37,... more

An elegy, occasion’d by the death of Major-General Joseph Warren, who fell fighting in defence of the glorious cause of his country, at Charlestown, in New England, on the memorable 17th day of June, 1775. Printed and sold in Watertown, near the

An elegy, occasion’d by the death of Major-General Joseph Warren, who ...

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 38, Folder 18b.

The death of Warren / M inv. ; Norman sc.

The death of Warren / M inv. ; Norman sc.

Print shows Joseph Warren on bended knee, right hand over chest, left hand on rifle for support, after being mortally wounded during the battle of Bunker Hill, three soldiers stand nearby. Title from item. Illu... more

Eighteen pence. To counterfeit is death

Eighteen pence. To counterfeit is death

Illus. in: Rare Book Division - Colonial Currency Collection. Ref. copy may be in LOT 4412. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

[Title page for Cock Robin's Death and Funeral, published in Boston, 1780]

[Title page for Cock Robin's Death and Funeral, published in Boston, 1...

Reference copy may be in LOT 4442. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Illus. in: Cock Robin's Death and Furneral. Boston, 1780. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

Thomas Jefferson, September 6, 1782, Epitaph on the Death of Martha Wayles Jefferson
La balle a frappé son amante / dessiné par le Barbier peintre du Roi ; gravé par L. Halbou.

La balle a frappé son amante / dessiné par le Barbier peintre du Roi ;...

Print shows the death of Molly, a scene from the fictional "Histoire de Seymour & de Molly." After the wedding ceremony joining Seymour and Molly, and as the wedding feast is about to begin, British troops burs... more

The miser's feast

The miser's feast

Cartoon shows a miser seated at a table eating a meager meal; Death stands off to the right as an emaciated and naked manservant holding in his right hand a tray with a bone on it and behind him, in his left ha... more

Le corps Aristocratique sous la figure d'une femme expirant dans les bras de la Noblesse &c.

Le corps Aristocratique sous la figure d'une femme expirant dans les b...

Print shows a plainly-dressed female figure dying in the arms of a man, representing the nobility, as two other men, one checking her pulse, stand nearby.

The death of the Great Wolf

The death of the Great Wolf

Close parody of West's painting, The Death of Wolfe, 1771, satirizing the passing of the Treason and Sedition Bills showing three officers supporting the mortally wounded Pitt (l. to r.): Burke, Pepper Arden an... more

A monody on the death of the Hon. Thomas Russell, Esq. sung after the eulogy delivered by Doctor John Warren, in the church in Brattle-Street on Wednesday, May 4, 1796. Written at the request of the several societies of which he was a member. Se

A monody on the death of the Hon. Thomas Russell, Esq. sung after the ...

Imprint 3.; Verse.; Russell, Thomas. 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 45, Folder 4.

[Poem: "Death! Great proprietor of all!" framed with full figure of Death thrusting spear at the sun]

[Poem: "Death! Great proprietor of all!" framed with full figure of De...

Engraving by William Blake, 1796. Illus. in: Edward Young, The Complaint and Consolation ... (1797) p. 8. No reference copy. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: A... more

A dialogue between death and a lady very suitable for these times. Boston. Sold at the Heart and Crown in Cornhill, [1800].

A dialogue between death and a lady very suitable for these times. Bos...

Positive Photostat.; Verse. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 47,... more

Death of the Corsican fox--Scene the last of the Royal-Hunt / Js. Gillray. inv & fect.

Death of the Corsican fox--Scene the last of the Royal-Hunt / Js. Gill...

King George III as a huntsman, holds up to a pack of hounds a fox with the head of Napoleon. Hounds' collars inscribed with names of naval leaders "Nelson," "Sydney S. Gardner," "Cornwallis." Men on horseback l... more

Comfort of a Bed of Roses

Comfort of a Bed of Roses

Charles Fox, in bed with his wife, having a nightmare. To the right, Napoleon jumps to the bed from a cannon with the words "Pour subjugeur le Monde" inscribed on the muzzle; behind him are seen pikes and a ban... more

[Cuts] A mournful song, on the death of the wife and child of Mr. Nathaniel Knights, of Windham, who fell off the bridge at the falls above Horse-Beef Mills, on Presumpscutt River, February 22, 1807. Written by Thomas Shaw, of Standish. Second e

[Cuts] A mournful song, on the death of the wife and child of Mr. Nath...

Positive Photostat.; Part of page wanting.; Verse.; Title. 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; P... more

A mournful song, on the death of the wife and child of Mr. Nathaniel Knights, of Windham, who fell off the bridge at the falls above Horse-Beef Mills on Presumpscutt River, February 22, 1807. Written by Thomas Shaw of Standish. 4th ed.

A mournful song, on the death of the wife and child of Mr. Nathaniel K...

Imprint 2 me.; Verse. 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 26, Folder 9.

A new song on the death of Robert Howel Boston. Printed and sold by N. Coverly, Jun Milk-Street [1811?].

A new song on the death of Robert Howel Boston. Printed and sold by N....

Verse.; Howel, Robert. 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 49, Folder 14.

The death of General Wolfe

The death of General Wolfe

This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Bromley.

[Cut] Theatre on fire. Awful calamity! A letter from Richmond, Virginia dated Dec. 27, says "Last night the theatre took fire and was consumed, together withe about 8- people, with the governor Smith- many were trampled to death under foot, othe

[Cut] Theatre on fire. Awful calamity! A letter from Richmond, Virgini...

Verse.; Richmond theatre fire.; Imprint 1. 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 49, Folder 34.

Buonaparte! ambition and death

Buonaparte! ambition and death

3 frame caricature showing Napoleon rising to power with bloody sword, on throne tormented by demons and being speared by skeleton (death). Hand-coloured etching by George Cruikshank, published 1814 Jan. 1. For... more

An elegy composed on the death of Elder Josiah Shepard, of Gilmanton--N. H. [3 columns of verse] Concord New-Hampshire Printed by Wm. Hoit, jun. one door north of Robert Harris' store [1815?].

An elegy composed on the death of Elder Josiah Shepard, of Gilmanton--...

Imprint 3.; Verse. 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 91, Folder 15.

The death of General Ross, near Baltimore, as soon as he perceived that he was wounded he fell into the arms of a brother officer / G.M. Brighty del. ; Brown sculp.

The death of General Ross, near Baltimore, as soon as he perceived tha...

Print shows Robert Ross, full-length portrait, seated on horse, facing left, mortally wounded, being assisted by another soldier. Title from item.

The death of the property tax! Or 37 mortal wounds for ministers & the inquisitoral commissioners! / G. Cruikshank sculp.

The death of the property tax! Or 37 mortal wounds for ministers & the...

Henry Brougham, John Bull, and the British lion (Leo Britannicus) attacking a hydra representing the property tax. At tail of the monster Mr. Tierney tells Britannia to rise. In the background, Liverpool, the R... more

The death of General Ross, near Baltimore, as soon as he perceived that he was wounded he fell into the arms of a brother officer / G.M. Brighty del. ; Brown sculp.

The death of General Ross, near Baltimore, as soon as he perceived tha...

Print shows Robert Ross, full-length portrait, seated on horse, facing left, mortally wounded, being assisted by another soldier. Title from item. Briggs Coll. 41499.

State physicians bleeding John Bull to death!! / G. Cruikshank fect. ; Invd. by Yedis.

State physicians bleeding John Bull to death!! / G. Cruikshank fect. ;...

Vansittart and Castlereagh, as surgeons, bleeding coins from the arms of John Bull. The coins are collected by Prince Leopold, Princess Charlotte, a tiny McMahon, a Chinese mandarin, and the gouty Regent. Broug... more

Battle of New Orleans and death of Major General Packenham [sic] on the 8th of January 1815 / West del. ; J. Yeager sc.

Battle of New Orleans and death of Major General Packenham [sic] on th...

Print shows the Battle of New Orleans from the British perspective, as British forces advance upon the earthworks or barricades from which the American forces, under the command of Andrew Jackson, repel the att... more

A poem on the last sickness & death of Mrs. Nancy Williams, first wife of Capt. Zuri Williams of Dana, and elder daughter of Mr. Joshua and Mrs. Nancy Chamberlain of Petersham ... Samuel Dunn. Newsalem, January, 1817.

A poem on the last sickness & death of Mrs. Nancy Williams, first wife...

Imprint 2.; Verse.; Williams, Mrs. Nancy. 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 51, Folder 8b.

To the Senators and Representatives of the United States of America. Legislators! It is much easier to prevent an injury than to correct it! The eyes of the world are upon you. Every word that escapes you has in it the seeds of life or death ...

To the Senators and Representatives of the United States of America. L...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 4 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 191, Folder 2. Copy scanned: 1

A solemn Tragedy. Tune of the Batten Kill mourners. Lines composed on the death of Hiram Cornell, of White Creek, who was drowned while bathing in Bennington River on the twenty-ninth of June, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-two ....

A solemn Tragedy. Tune of the Batten Kill mourners. Lines composed on ...

Title.; Verse. 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 177, Folder 15.

Funeral thoughts, excited by the death of John Adams and Thos. Jefferson, on the fourth of July, 1826, the jubilee of independence ... Boston. Howe & Norton, printers, 14 State Street [1826].

Funeral thoughts, excited by the death of John Adams and Thos. Jeffers...

Imprint 3.; Jefferson, Thomas.; Adams, John. 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 54, Folder 2.

Funeral thoughts, excited by the death of John Adams and Thos. Jefferson on the Fourth of July, 1826, the jubilee of independence

Funeral thoughts, excited by the death of John Adams and Thos. Jeffers...

Broadside publ. in Boston following the deaths of John Adams and Thomas Jefferson, July 4, 1826. Reference copy may be in PRES FILE - Adams, John This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Cap... more

A brief account of the execution of the six militia men. As we soon expect to have official documents in relation to the six militia men, arrested, tried, and put to death under the orders of General Andrew Jackson this may not be an improper ti

A brief account of the execution of the six militia men. As we soon ex...

Six militia men.; Jackson, Andrew. 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 193, Folder 11.

[Alcohol, Death, and the Devil] / Geo. Cruikshank.

[Alcohol, Death, and the Devil] / Geo. Cruikshank.

Drawing shows a macabre Medusa with a skeletal head, dressed in a tunic, holding aloft a goblet of wine and exhorting a crowd of people. Behind her stands a devil who joins in the exhortation. Cruikshank was... more

[Title page from "Memoir of Ann Elizabeth Pierce" and frontispiece engraving of a dying girl lying in bed  surrounded by her family]

[Title page from "Memoir of Ann Elizabeth Pierce" and frontispiece eng...

Illus. in: Memoir of Ann Elizabeth Pierce, who died in H n, Mass., aged nine years and seven months / Amos Augustus Phelps. Boston : Massachusetts Sabbath school society, 1833, frontispiece and cover. Published... more

Lines in commemoration of the death of Sarah M. Cornell. Sung by Mrs. John Thomas. On the death of Sarah Marian Cornell, supposed to have been murdered by the Rev. Ephraim K. Avery. In December last at Tiverton, Rhode Island. The body was found

Lines in commemoration of the death of Sarah M. Cornell. Sung by Mrs. ...

Sarah M. Cornell died Dec. 20, 1832.; Verse.; Cornell, Sarah M.; Avery, Ephraim K. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printe... more

U. S. Congress, June 30, 1836. Resolutions of the Senate and the House of Representatives on the death of James Madison.

U. S. Congress, June 30, 1836. Resolutions of the Senate and the House...

Transcripts, guides, and tools to help you use this collection may be found at http://www.loc.gov/collection/james-madison-papers/about-this-collection/.

The death of old Tammany and his wife Loco Foco

The death of old Tammany and his wife Loco Foco

A satirical view of the heavy losses suffered by Loco Foco and Tammany factions of the New York City Democratic party in the municipal elections of April 1837. The vote brought about not only the defeat of Tam... more

Lines, on the death of Asa L. Payne, aged 20 years, who lost his life in attempting to give the alarm of fire by ringing the bell at Waterville, Oneida County, N. Y. Dec. 22, 1838, written by a witness of the scene.

Lines, on the death of Asa L. Payne, aged 20 years, who lost his life ...

Verse. 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 118, Folder 35.

The death of locofocoism

The death of locofocoism

In his satire Johnston celebrates the defeat of "Loco Foco," i.e., radical Democratic interests, in the presidential election of 1840. The "Loco Focos" were the largely working-class constituency who supported... more

Ein Neues Trauer-lied ...

Ein Neues Trauer-lied ...

In German, a poem, entitled "A New lament," which tells the tale of Susanna Cox (1785?-1809), who was executed for the murder of her illegitimate child.

Yama-chichi kills man in sleep

Yama-chichi kills man in sleep

Ukiyo-e print illustration showing scene from traditional tale in which a Yeti-like creature inhales the life force from sleeping travelers; opposite page contains text; covers from other volumes also shown.

Order of exercises at Newburyport, May 3, 1841, on the occasion of the death of President Wm. Henry Harrison. [Newburyport] Printed by Morss and Brewster [1841].

Order of exercises at Newburyport, May 3, 1841, on the occasion of the...

1. Harrison, William Henry, 1773-1841.; On verso: Gift, Caleb Cushing Papers, Oct. 22, 1962. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SG... more

Funeral services in commemoration of the death of William Henry Harrison, late president of the United States, on Monday, April 19, 1841--- at Mechanic Hall, Salem. Religious exercises by Rev. Charles Mason ... Salem. Observer Press [1841].

Funeral services in commemoration of the death of William Henry Harris...

Harrison, William Henry- Funeral. 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 57, Folder 15.

Death of Harrison, April 4 A.D. 1841

Death of Harrison, April 4 A.D. 1841

William Henry Harrison on his deathbed with Rev. Hawley, a physician, niece, and nephew in attendance, as well as Thomas Ewing, Secretary of Treasury, Daniel Webster, Secretary of State, and Francis Granger (wa... more

Death of Harrison, April 4 A.D. 1841

Death of Harrison, April 4 A.D. 1841

William Henry Harrison on his deathbed with Rev. Hawley, a physician, niece, and nephew in attendance, as well as Thomas Ewing, Secretary of Treasury, Daniel Webster, Secretary of State, and Francis Granger (wa... more

Order of performance of the funeral solemnities, in Faneuil Hall, April 20, 1841. on the death of William Henry Harrison, president of the United States.

Order of performance of the funeral solemnities, in Faneuil Hall, Apri...

Harrison, William Henry- Funeral. 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 57, Folder 16.

The death of the Revd. John Wesley A.M. / A. Biggerman del. ; MaGee's Lith Press, 49 So. Third St.

The death of the Revd. John Wesley A.M. / A. Biggerman del. ; MaGee's ...

Print showing deathbed scene of Reverend John Wesley. Those attending Wesley are, from l. to right, Miss Sarah Wesley, a medical assistant, Rev. J. Bradford, Rev. P. Dickinson, Mrs. Charles Wesley, Rev. T. Rank... more

The Death of General Wolfe painted by B. West, F.R.A. ; engraved by H.B. Hall

The Death of General Wolfe painted by B. West, F.R.A. ; engraved by H....

Gen. James Wolfe, lying mortally wounded on field, surrounded by soldiers and an Indian.

Romanism as it is exhibited, in the life, death and salvation of Adam Horn who murdered two wives, on his way to heaven through purgatory .... [s.l., 185-].

Romanism as it is exhibited, in the life, death and salvation of Adam ...

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 22, Folder 35.

"I am going there, or the death of little Eve"

"I am going there, or the death of little Eve"

LOT subdivision subject: Negro History - Uncle Tom's Cabin. Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Copyright by Oliver Ditson; lithograph by Bufford's Lith., Boston.

U.S. Reports: Proceedings, 55 U.S. (14 How.) iii (1852)

U.S. Reports: Proceedings, 55 U.S. (14 How.) iii (1852)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 55; Howard Volume 14; December Term, 1852; Proceedings

A.J. Garnerin, aeronaute, inv. du parachute, né à Paris, 1769 [death symbol] 1823 / Jules Porreau, sc., 1853.

A.J. Garnerin, aeronaute, inv. du parachute, né à Paris, 1769 [death s...

Head-and-shoulders portrait of French balloonist and parachutist, André Jacques Garnerin.

Young Girl and Death

Young Girl and Death

Cliché verre by Corot. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Cliché verre; youth; Death; Artists works; Shelf.

The valley of the shadow of death - caves in the Woronzoff Road behind the 21 gun battery / W. Simpson delt. ; J. Needham lith.

The valley of the shadow of death - caves in the Woronzoff Road behind...

Print shows bird's-eye view of the landscape along the Woronzoff Road with cannon balls lining the roadside, also shows the entrance to a valley and, in the foreground, soldiers carrying a wounded soldier on a ... more

The death chamber

The death chamber

Title from item. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 2, no. 38 (1856 Aug. 30), p. 189 (top).

Battle of the Thames - death of Tecumseh / painted by A. Chappel ; engd. by W. Wellstood.

Battle of the Thames - death of Tecumseh / painted by A. Chappel ; eng...

Print shows the death of Tecumseh from a bullet fired by Colonel Richard Johnson at the Battle of the Thames in Ontario, Canada, on October 5th, 1813. Title from item.

De Soto's party descending the Mississippi after his death / J.W. Orr, N.Y.

De Soto's party descending the Mississippi after his death / J.W. Orr,...

Indians in canoes shooting arrows at Spaniards. Illus. in: The Life, travels and adventures of Ferdinand de Soto, Discoverer of the Mississippi / Lambert A. Wilmer. Philadelphia : J.T. Lloyd, 1858, p. 499. Refe... more

Death of Genl. Ross at Baltimore / from the original painting by Chappel in the possession of the publishers.

Death of Genl. Ross at Baltimore / from the original painting by Chapp...

Print shows British General Robert Ross, on horseback, mortally wounded, on September 12th, 1814. Title from item.

The court of death - from the original painting, by Rembrandt Peale / lith. of Sarony, Major & Knapp, 449 Broadway, N.Y.

The court of death - from the original painting, by Rembrandt Peale / ...

Print showing religious allegory based on a poem by Beilby Porteus, Bishop of London. Death sits on his throne in a cave. His agents include war, fire, famine, pestilence, pleasure, intemperance, remorse, delir... more

Madame Blanchard (Madeleine Sophie Armand) aéronaute née vers 1778 [death symbol] à Paris 6 juillet 1819 / / Jules Porreau, sc., 1859.

Madame Blanchard (Madeleine Sophie Armand) aéronaute née vers 1778 [de...

Half-length portrait of French balloonist, Marie-Madeleine-Sophie Armand Blanchard. Title from item. Tissandier collection. Reference copy in LOT 3844.

Address of John Brown to the Virginia Court, when about to receive the sentence of death, for his heroic attempt at Harper's Ferry to give deliverance to the captives, and to let the oppressed go free ... Boston. Printed by C. C. Mead, 91 Washin

Address of John Brown to the Virginia Court, when about to receive the...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 65, Folder 5. Copy scanned: 2

Comfort for soldiers!! Knowles' American insect destroyer, for the destruction of roaches, ants, flies, moths, bedbuga, mosquitos, flies, lice, &c., and to every kind of insect it is certain death. Indispensable for the army! ... Agents wanted.

Comfort for soldiers!! Knowles' American insect destroyer, for the des...

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 205, Folder 65.

[Civil War envelope showing soldier holding American flag, with message "Liberty or death"]

[Civil War envelope showing soldier holding American flag, with messag...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Miss Eliza Capeling, Stockbridge, Madison Co., New York; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127). pp/liljmem

Marshall House, Alexandria, Va. Scene of death of Col. Ellsworth

Marshall House, Alexandria, Va. Scene of death of Col. Ellsworth

No. 1278. Title from item. Mounted with two other photographs with general caption: Marshall House, Alex., Va. & Col. Ellsworth. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Library Of Congress

The objects in this archive are from Library of Congress - the nation’s first established cultural institution and the largest library in the world, with millions of items including books, recordings, photographs, maps and manuscripts in its collections. The Library provides Congress, the federal government and the American people with a rich, diverse and enduring source of knowledge to inform, inspire and engage them and support their intellectual and creative endeavors.

Disclaimer: A work of the Library of Congress is "a work prepared by an officer or employee" of the federal government "as part of that person's official duties." In general, under section 105 of the Copyright Act, such works are not entitled to domestic copyright protection under U.S. law and are therefore in the public domain. This website is developed as a part of the world's largest public domain archive, PICRYL.com, and not developed or endorsed by the Library of Congress, https://www.picryl.com

Developed by GetArchive, 2015-2020