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[The story of the first men]

[The story of the first men]

Print shows 6 small scenes. Each measures ca. 8.8 x 6.5 cm.

The Natives of Florida worship the column erected by the commander on his first voyage

The Natives of Florida worship the column erected by the commander on ...

Chief Athore with René Laudonnière, commander of the second French expedition to Florida, standing by column erected by Jean Ribaut during first expedition, showing Natives worshiping the column and many offeri... more

A compleat description of the province of Carolina in 3 parts : 1st, the improved part from the surveys of Maurice Mathews & Mr. John Love : 2ly, the west part by Capt. Tho. Nairn : 3ly, a chart of the coast from Virginia to Cape Florida /

A compleat description of the province of Carolina in 3 parts : 1st, t...

Shows coastal area from North Carolina to Florida. Relief shown pictorially. Depth shown by soundings. Prime meridian: Charles Town. Mounted on cloth. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ... more

[Preparing for the first battle]

[Preparing for the first battle]

Print shows a young woman arranging a warrior's hair prior to entering a battle. Title devised by Library staff. Adachi modern reprint (Showa). Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

Kudgello collecting materials to improve our morals

Kudgello collecting materials to improve our morals

Print shows a man "Kudgello" using tongs to remove printed material, such as "Essay on Woman", from the toilet pit in an outhouse; on the floor a small pile of "materials" collected includes, "Dialogue ... Marr... more

Brentford Sweepstakes. All coursers the first heat with Vigour Run. But 'tis with whip & spur the race is won

Brentford Sweepstakes. All coursers the first heat with Vigour Run. Bu...

"An etching showing four horses running towards "St. Stepn's Chapel", a building with open sides, and containing a party of men seated at a long table..." (Source: Stephens)

Earl Mansfield

Earl Mansfield

Print shows William Murray, 1st Earl of Mansfield, head-and-shoulders portrait, left profile, wearing wig and parliamentary robe; in oval.

Lord George Germaine

Lord George Germaine

Print shows Lord George Sackville-Germain, 1st viscount, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right, in oval medallion suspended by ribbon from pin, with draped ribbon forming border across top and sides.

First bishop of Virginia

First bishop of Virginia

Full-length silhouette portrait shows James Madison, the first bishop of Virginia facing right outdoors next to a tree.

The right honble. the Earl of Hillsborough

The right honble. the Earl of Hillsborough

Print shows Wills Hill, 1st Earl of Hillsborough, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right, in oval.

Lord Hood - from a painting by West in the possession of Sir John Dick / Miller del. ; Birrell sculp.

Lord Hood - from a painting by West in the possession of Sir John Dick...

Print shows Samuel Hood, 1st Viscount Hood, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left, wearing uniform, in oval on pedestal with name plate.

General Eliott / G. Fredk. Koehler delt. ; W. Angus sculp.

General Eliott / G. Fredk. Koehler delt. ; W. Angus sculp.

George Augustus Eliott, 1st Baron Heathfield, head-and-shoulders portrait, left profile, wearing uniform with hat; in framed medallion.

Lord mayor's feast at Guildhall 1786 - no dinner, no ball

Lord mayor's feast at Guildhall 1786 - no dinner, no ball

Print shows a large group of city officials gathered around a table in Guildhall, some are jumping up and down on the table and have lost their hats and wigs. Posted on the wall are two notices: (1) "Nov. 1st 1... more

A map of the great river St. John & waters (the first ever published) from the Bay of Fundy, up to St. Anns or Frederick's Town; being little known by white people, until 1783; settled by the American Loyalists, then part of Nova Scotia, now called New Brunswick from an actual survey, made in the years 1784, 85, 86 and 87,

A map of the great river St. John & waters (the first ever published) ...

Scale 1:253,440; 4 miles to the in. Relief shown pictorially. Inset: A plan of the city of St. John. LC copy annotated in brown ink. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Va... more

Fellow citizens. You have this moment been witnesses to one of the noblest spectacles that the eyes of freemen ever beheld. You have seen the first patriot of his country, raised by the unanimous voice of his fellow-citizens to the highest stati

Fellow citizens. You have this moment been witnesses to one of the nob...

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 111, Folder 16h.

Mrs. Sage, the first English female aerial traveller, who ascended with Mr. Biggin in Mr. Lunardi's balloon, from St. George's Fields, June 29th, 1785 ... / L. Shelly, del. ; LeGrand, sculp.

Mrs. Sage, the first English female aerial traveller, who ascended wit...

Half-length portrait of the first English woman to ride in a balloon.

Second Regiment, Hudson Brigade, First Division, Hudson County State Militia

Second Regiment, Hudson Brigade, First Division, Hudson County State M...

Print shows a certificate of membership in the Second Regiment, Hudson Brigade, First Division, Hudson County State Militia, with George Washington standing on pedestal on the left and Liberty standing on the r... more

Rt. Rev. Samuel Provoost, D.D., first bishop of New York

Rt. Rev. Samuel Provoost, D.D., first bishop of New York

Half-length portrait, seated, facing left, holding book.

The first ship / painted by Joshua Shaw ; engraved by J. Sartain.

The first ship / painted by Joshua Shaw ; engraved by J. Sartain.

Ship of Christopher Columbus in background, and three Indians in foreground.

The first Kiss this Ten Years! - or - the meeting of Britannia & Citizen François

The first Kiss this Ten Years! - or - the meeting of Britannia & Citiz...

A tall, thin, French officer kissing a fat, richly dressed, seated Britannia. His hat and sword lay on the carpet. Britannia's shield and trident rest on the wall behind her chair. Above them are portraits of G... more

Panoramic view of St. Petersburg, dedicated by permission to his Imperial Majesty Alexander 1st. by his much obliged humble servant J.A. Atkinson / drawn on the spot by J.A. Atkinson, from the observatory of the Academy of Sciences.

Panoramic view of St. Petersburg, dedicated by permission to his Imper...

Print showing panoramic view of St. Petersburg, including Academy of Arts, colleges, Cronstad (i.e., Kronshtadt), warehouses, and the Gottorp Globe.