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[Farmers harvesting crops]

[Farmers harvesting crops]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Opus ruralium commodorum Petri de Crescentijs. Strassburg (Argentine) : [Printer of the 1483 Jordanus de Quedlinburg], 9 Mar. (quinta feria ante festum S. Gregorii) 14... more

Du Temps

Du Temps

Medieval time wheel with twelve signs of zodiac; activities, usually related to plants or planting, for each month of the year; and center scene of woman in summer above man in winter. Illus. and text in: De pr... more

[Native Americans collecting sap and cooking maple syrup in pots, tilling soil into raised humps, and sowing seeds, North America]

[Native Americans collecting sap and cooking maple syrup in pots, till...

Illus. in: Moeurs des sauvages ameriquains, comparées aux moeurs des premiers temps / Joseph Francois Lafitau. Paris : Saugrain l'aîne [etc.], 1724, vol. 2, pl. 7, opp. p. 154.

Agriculture, labourage

Agriculture, labourage

Print shows plowing and planting in a farm setting, also shows a view of a harrow and a plow. Title from item. Illus. in: Encyclopédie; ou, Dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers, par une s... more

Encampment of the convention army at Charlotte Ville in Virginia after they had surrendered to the Americans

Encampment of the convention army at Charlotte Ville in Virginia after...

Print shows a panoramic view of the landscape in Charlottesville, Virginia, with British troops, captured at the surrender in Saratoga, engaged in subsistence farming.

To his excellency the lord lieutenant general and general governor of Ireland ... this view taken near Scaroa in the County of Downe, representing ploughing, sowing the flax seed and harrowing; is dedicated by ... Wm. Hincks / Wm. Hincks, delin. et sculp.

To his excellency the lord lieutenant general and general governor of ...

Print shows a farmer plowing, another man sowing flax seed, and in the background, a man driving a team pulling a harrow; on the left, a woman, with several children, seated against a tree, beckons her husband ... more

This plate is respectfully dedicated to all the butchers in the United States by their obt. Sert. Chrr. Wispart. in honour of our Republican Governor Simon Snyder

This plate is respectfully dedicated to all the butchers in the United...

A procession of butchers led by two Negro fiddlers, and featuring a large bull. On the ground before the bull are a cleaver, saw, and other butcher tools. The print is dedicated to Pennsylvania's recently elec... more

Bushū senju

Bushū senju

Print shows the weir at Senju in the province of Musa with two people fishing and a man leading a horse carrying rice seedlings for planting in the distant rice paddies; Mount Fuji in the background. Source for... more

Blake's patriotic log cabin music

Blake's patriotic log cabin music

A Whig campaign song in praise of William Henry Harrison, illustrated with a rural tableau of the candidate's fabled log cabin on the Ohio River. The cabin stands in a clearing, and flies an American flag. A ci... more

The North Bend farmer and his visitors

The North Bend farmer and his visitors

A slanderous portrayal of Democratic tactics against Whig presidential candidate William Henry Harrison. The supposedly insidious and high-living Van Buren and his minions suffer by comparison to the Whig cand... more

O'Connell's call and Pat's reply

O'Connell's call and Pat's reply

A condemnation of Daniel O'Connell's agitation of Irish immigrants in the United States against slavery. The artist, certainly E.W. Clay, presents a loaded contrast between turbulent conditions in Ireland and t... more

Footrace, Pennsylvania Avenue. Stakes $25,000

Footrace, Pennsylvania Avenue. Stakes $25,000

The race for a $25,000 prize (the president's salary) is a metaphor for the 1844 campaign. The favored contender here is Henry Clay. The other runners are James K. Polk and John Tyler, while commentaries are of... more

Governors race in New Jersey. Young Hyson riding over the backs of the people. Stratton going ahead in the popular Jersey style

Governors race in New Jersey. Young Hyson riding over the backs of the...

A satire on the New Jersey gubernatorial campaign of 1844, centering on a major issue of the race--extension of the Camden and Amboy Railroad. The Whig candidate, New Jersey native Charles C. Stratton, campaign... more

The tree of liberty.  The free population of the United States enjoying the refreshing shade of the tree of liberty

The tree of liberty. The free population of the United States enjoyin...

A somewhat puzzling commentary on two issues: slavery and economic protectionism. The date of the print is uncertain, but it may have appeared as part of the reaction against the Walker Tariff of 1846. A Northe... more

Liberty, the fair maid of Kansas--in the hands of the "border ruffians"

Liberty, the fair maid of Kansas--in the hands of the "border ruffians...

A bitter indictment of the Democratic administration's responsibility for violence and bloodshed in Kansas in the wake of the 1854 Kansas-Nebraska Act. (See also "Forcing Slavery Down the Throat of a Freesoiler... more

Ho! For the Kansas plains

Ho! For the Kansas plains

An illustrated sheet music cover for an antislavery song, dedicated to abolitionist spokesman Henry Ward Beecher. The illustration features a roundel illustration of the burning of the Free State Hotel in Lawre... more

The Palmetto State song

The Palmetto State song

An illustrated cover for sheet music celebrating the South Carolina state convention on December 20, 1860, where an ordinance of secession was passed unanimously, thereby severing the state's ties with the Unio... more

One man sows and another reaps

One man sows and another reaps

Illustration shows a man from the South sowing cotton and Union soldiers harvesting the crop. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1861 July 6, p. 419.

[Calendar for 1863]

[Calendar for 1863]

An advertising calendar for a lithographic printing firm, decorated with Unionist symbols and motifs. The calendar for 1863 and the first 6 months of 1864 is surrounded with an elaborate framework of floral and... more

Sweet potato planting, Hopkinson's Plantation

Sweet potato planting, Hopkinson's Plantation

Photograph shows slaves working in the sweet potato fields on the Hopkinson plantation. Title inscribed in ink on front of the mount. Date from similar photograph on mount at the New York Public Library. Capti... more

Candidates from the exempt brigade

Candidates from the exempt brigade

A grim commentary on the extraordinary measures taken by some Americans to evade military service during the Civil War. A man in shirtsleeves (center) has just had his right hand mutilated by a woman who stands... more

After a little while

After a little while

A pro-Republican campaign print casting Lincoln as peacemaker, and as the hope for reconciliation between the North and South. The top half of the composition represents the North and the bottom the South. In... more

Melochnaia torgovlia. Voroshilka.

Melochnaia torgovlia. Voroshilka.

Illus. in: Turkestanskii al'bom, chast' promyslovai︠a︡, 1871-1872, part 3, p. 39. Title from item.

Zemledielie. Karshinskaia lopata (bili karshi), piatirogie vily (piandzhshakha), serp (dast.), dvurogie vily dushakha motyga (kialian). Zhelieznaia lopata (bili dzhai dar)

Zemledielie. Karshinskaia lopata (bili karshi), piatirogie vily (piand...

Photograph shows a display of farming tools, including a shovel, a five-pronged pitchfork, a sickle, a two-pronged pitchfork, a hoe, and an iron shovel. Illus. in: Turkestanskii al'bom, chast' promyslovai︠a︡, 1... more

Zemledielie. Pakhota (shutgar [sic])

Zemledielie. Pakhota (shutgar [sic])

Photograph shows a man plowing a field with a team of oxen.

Zemledielie. Boron'ba (mala kerden)

Zemledielie. Boron'ba (mala kerden)

Photograph shows a man harrowing a field with a team of oxen.

Molot'ba. Sievalka (sagu), riesheto (gal'bir), lopata (bil'), piatirogie vily (piandzhshakha)

Molot'ba. Sievalka (sagu), riesheto (gal'bir), lopata (bil'), piatirog...

Photograph shows various tools used for farming. Illus. in: Turkestanskii al'bom, chast' promyslovai︠a︡, 1871-1872, part 3, p. 34. Title from item.

Plowing in South Carolina / from a sketch by Jas. E. Taylor.

Plowing in South Carolina / from a sketch by Jas. E. Taylor.

Print shows a freedman plowing with a primitive plow.

Life on the farm / drawn by Herrick, 1867.

Life on the farm / drawn by Herrick, 1867.

Composite of scenes of farm life. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1867 August 10, pp. 504-505.

[Village scene in Japan showing people engaged in various activities]

[Village scene in Japan showing people engaged in various activities]

Japanese print shows activities including: tilling soil, poling boats, talking, riding on horseback, and riding in a rickshaw.

What I know about raising the devil

What I know about raising the devil

Horace Greeley's famous and widely ridiculed 1871 pamphlet "What I Know of Farming" provided the pretext for the title here. With the tail and cloven hoof of a devil Greeley (center) leads a small band of Liber... more

Roll along, roll along, shout the campaign battle song

Roll along, roll along, shout the campaign battle song

An illustrated sheet music cover for a song composed in honor of Republican presidential candidate Rutherford B. Hayes. Uncle Sam sits atop a hay wain labeled "Hayes." A large American flag with a liberty cap a... more

Distributing fertilizers

Distributing fertilizers

Drawing shows a person with a shoulder pole carrying two buckets of fertilizer between rows of seedling plants. Title from item. Inscribed in pencil on lower left corner of paper mount: Kano Oct. 1878. From the... more

Fanning mill

Fanning mill

Drawing shows two people operating a fanning mill to winnow grain. Title from item. Inscribed in pencil on lower left corner of paper mount: Kano Oct. 1878. From the "Agriculture" series. Gift; Mrs. David Murra... more

U.S. Reports: Rowell v. Lindsay, 113 U.S. 97 (1885)

U.S. Reports: Rowell v. Lindsay, 113 U.S. 97 (1885)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 113; October Term, 1884; Rowell & Another v. Lindsay & Another

Farmer's road to wealth, containing a calendar of work for the farm, garden and diary

Farmer's road to wealth, containing a calendar of work for the farm, g...

General information about the Popular and Applied Graphic Art print materials is available at: https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.pga Title information compiled by Junior Fellows, 2005-2017. Fessenden, Thomas G., a... more

[Man riding mule with another mule behind, possibly plowing ]

[Man riding mule with another mule behind, possibly plowing ]

Title devised by cataloger. Sketch for Rudder Grange / Frank Stockton. New York : Charles Scribner's Sons, 1885. (DLC/PP-1933:0054). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress).

[Two horses or mules pulling a plow with man at head]

[Two horses or mules pulling a plow with man at head]

Title devised by cataloger. Sketch for Rudder Grange / Frank Stockton. New York : Charles Scribner's Sons, 1885. (DLC/PP-1933:0054). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress).

Threshing with horses in Custer County, Nebraska.

Threshing with horses in Custer County, Nebraska.

summary: In the original inventory lists this plate as RG2608-722(0). The plate and print, however, were numbered RG2608-722(a). Because there is not a print for the image listed in that invetory as RG2608-7... more

[Corn barn, Ambar]

[Corn barn, Ambar]

Two men putting corn in or taking corn out of corn crib on posts, Ambarchik (?), Transcaucasia, Russia.

[Bushū senju]

[Bushū senju]

Print shows the weir at Senju in the province of Musa with two people fishing and a man leading a horse carrying rice seedlings for planting in the distant rice paddies; Mount Fuji in the background

Faucheurs, somme

Faucheurs, somme

Man cutting wheat with scythe and another man bundling the grain. In portfolio: 20 photographs by Eugène Atget, 1856-1927. New York : Berenice Abbott, 1956, no. 18.

Out Nebraska way / Dalrymple.

Out Nebraska way / Dalrymple.

Print shows Puck carrying a valise labeled "Sound Money Doctrine", talking to a hayseed farmer sitting on a fence, reading the "Free Silver Screamer"; in the background, houses and barns labeled "Mortgage" are ... more

Cadmus and the dragon's teeth

Cadmus and the dragon's teeth

No accession number. Published in: Washington post. This catalog record contains preliminary or unverified data from a project done in BRS software, ca. 1985. mm / 860224.

[Three women and one man hoeing in field]

[Three women and one man hoeing in field]

In album (disbound): Negro life in Georgia, U.S.A., compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 3, no. 247. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in ... more

[African American man standing on platform or loading dock with large barrels and a ramp to a structure in the background with a large vat or silo, in Georgia]

[African American man standing on platform or loading dock with large ...

In album (disbound): Negro life in Georgia, U.S.A., compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 3, no. 235. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in ... more

The dawn of civilization

The dawn of civilization

Photographic print showing Native American man standing in field with horse-drawn plow while attending Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute, Hampton, Virginia. Title from item. Forms part of: Frances Benja... more

Artesian well pumping water for home and irrigation, Ormond, Fla.

Artesian well pumping water for home and irrigation, Ormond, Fla.

Title from jacket. Negative cracked top right to bottom and taped. "G 7746" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 500119. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Ploughing

Ploughing

Title and date from Detroit, Thistle Publications (1912). Image on videodisc is possibly laterally reversed. Photograph of a painting signed "Louis P. Dessar, Giverny, 1892." Detroit Publishing Co. no. 029460. ... more

Palestine, Jewish farmer with modern machinery

Palestine, Jewish farmer with modern machinery

Farmer seated on a Massey-Harris mowing machine drawn by two horses. Frank and Frances Carpenter Collection (Library of Congress). Title from item. Copyright by Underwood & Underwood.

Farming

Farming

Title transcribed from caption accompanying item. Forms part of: Frank and Frances Carpenter collection (Library of Congress). Gift; Mrs. W. Chapin Huntington; 1951.

Fox farm

Fox farm

Title transcribed from caption accompanying item. Forms part of: Frank and Frances Carpenter collection (Library of Congress). Gift; Mrs. W. Chapin Huntington; 1951.

Fox farm

Fox farm

Title transcribed from caption accompanying item. Forms part of: Frank and Frances Carpenter collection (Library of Congress). Gift; Mrs. W. Chapin Huntington; 1951.

Fox farm

Fox farm

Title transcribed from caption accompanying item. Forms part of: Frank and Frances Carpenter collection (Library of Congress). Gift; Mrs. W. Chapin Huntington; 1951.

Farmer plowing with cattle

Farmer plowing with cattle

Title devised by cataloger. Photograph of a painting signed "J. Alden Weir, Beaconville, Conn." "McC 1361" and "duplicate" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 048240. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

De profundis

De profundis

Title and date from Detroit, Thistle Publications (1912). Videodisc image laterally reversed. Photograph of a painting signed "Gustave Henry Mosler." "F. 163" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 050194. Gif... more

The plowers

The plowers

Listed in Detroit, Thistle Publications (1912) as painting by S.M. Seidenberg. Photograph of a painting at Toledo Museum of Art. "050200 M" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. M 171. Gift; State Historical ... more

Fox farm
Camels and donkeys, as well as bullocks, are hitched to the low, one-handled, wooden plows of Palestine, the same today as centuries ago

Camels and donkeys, as well as bullocks, are hitched to the low, one-h...

Palestinian Arab(?) man in field with plow drawn by two cattle; a person next to him.

Fox farm
[The Georgia Negro] Condition of 300 Negro farm tenants after 1 year's toil, 1898.

[The Georgia Negro] Condition of 300 Negro farm tenants after 1 year's...

Bar graph shows earnings of African American farmers.

De profundis

De profundis

Date based on Detroit, Thistle Publications (1912). Photograph of a painting. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 50194. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

[Cutting sugar cane on the Marshall Farm, Tuskegee, Ala.]

[Cutting sugar cane on the Marshall Farm, Tuskegee, Ala.]

Photograph shows students from Tuskegee Institute harvesting sugarcane at the Marshall Farm, Tuskegee, Alabama. On negative sleeve: "7/92". Title from caption card for negative. Date from caption card for negat... more

Last load

Last load

Children with adults on ox-drawn hay wagon. Copyright by Taber Prang Art Co.

Twentieth century harvesting-machine cutting and binding corn in a Michigan farmer's field

Twentieth century harvesting-machine cutting and binding corn in a Mic...

Stereograph showing farmer in corn field riding harvesting machine being pulled by two horses.

Plowing on a Cuban sugar plantation

Plowing on a Cuban sugar plantation

Detroit Publishing Co. no. 017685. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Celery field.

Celery field.

summary: Subject: William Keller's celery field at harvest time. The farm was just west of Kearney, Nebraska, six miles on an island in Platte. original size: 6x8

Celery field, Kearney, Nebraska.

Celery field, Kearney, Nebraska.

summary: Subject: William Keller's celery field. The farm was just six miles west of Kearney, Nebraska, on an island in the Platte River. original size: 6x8

Travel views of Europe

Travel views of Europe

Purchase; Genthe Estate; 1942 or 1943.

Finn, kopai︠u︡shchīĭ kartofelʹ

Finn, kopai︠u︡shchīĭ kartofelʹ

In album: Various views and studies, Russian Empire and Europe, LOT 10333, no. 65. Credit line: Prokudin-Gorskiĭ photograph collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. General information ... more

The cornfield

The cornfield

Apache woman hoeing rows of corn with an infant in a cradleboard with large visor on her back. H87124 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Curtis no. 1890-06. Forms part of: Edward S. Curtis Collection (Lib... more

Plowing by steam in South Dakota

Plowing by steam in South Dakota

Photograph shows men on tractor plowing up large field.

Plowing and seeding by steam in South Dakota

Plowing and seeding by steam in South Dakota

Photograph shows five men on tractor plowing up large field; hose from wagon runs over to tractor. Copyright 1907 by J.Q. Miller, Aberdeen, South Dakota. Title from item.

[Hay wagon and farmers returning to barn]

[Hay wagon and farmers returning to barn]

Title devised by cataloger. (DLC/PP-1934:0119). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published as end papers in: Adventures in Contentment / David Grayson. New York : Doubleda... more

The seeds of socialism / Keppler.

The seeds of socialism / Keppler.

Illustration shows a gigantic boar wearing a crown with "$" and a shawl labeled "Plutocratic Greed" and holding the U.S. Capitol dome labeled "Special Privilege", inverted to form a bucket from which it is sowi... more