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[Title page of "Thoughts on Government" by John Adams, 1776]

[Title page of "Thoughts on Government" by John Adams, 1776]

Illus. in: "Thoughts on Government" by John Adams, 1776 This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Pres I.; RBD; Shelf.

The American Crisis. by the author of Common Sense [Thomas Paine] "These are the times that try men's souls: the summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of his country..."

The American Crisis. by the author of Common Sense [Thomas Paine] "The...

Written in Dec. 1776. Reference copy may be in LOT 4412 DB This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: US Hist. Rev.; Broadsides [1776]; BI WORKS; RBD; Shelf.

Benjamin Franklin - né à Boston dans la Nouvelle Angleterre, le 17 Janvier 1706 / Desrayes del ; le Beau scul.

Benjamin Franklin - né à Boston dans la Nouvelle Angleterre, le 17 Jan...

Print shows Benjamin Franklin, head-and-shoulders portrait, wearing fur hat, without spectacles, facing left, in oval tied with a ribbon at top, on base in frame with title plate. Title from item. No. 1515. Ref... more

Samuel Adams, esqr. One of the delegates from the province of Massachusetts-Bay to the general continental congress of North America.

Samuel Adams, esqr. One of the delegates from the province of Massachu...

Samuel Adams, full-length portrait, seated by window, facing slightly left.

His excy. John Adams, esq. / J. Norman sc.

His excy. John Adams, esq. / J. Norman sc.

John Adams, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly right; in medallion.

Thomas Paine / Romney pinxt. ; Wright sculpt.

Thomas Paine / Romney pinxt. ; Wright sculpt.

Print shows author and philosopher Thomas Paine, half-length portrait, facing left. Title from item. Engraving of a 1792 painting by George Romney. Exhibited in: "Creating the United States" at the Library of C... more

Thomas Paine

Thomas Paine

Print shows author and philosopher Thomas Paine, half-length portrait, facing right. Title from item. No. 234.

Thomas Paine / Romney pinxt. ; Sharp sc.

Thomas Paine / Romney pinxt. ; Sharp sc.

Title from item. Exhibited: "Creating the United States," the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., 2011-2012. Engraving of a 1792 painting by George Romney.

Thomas Paine / Romney pinxt. ; W. Sharp sculpt.

Thomas Paine / Romney pinxt. ; W. Sharp sculpt.

Print shows author and philosopher Thomas Paine, half-length portrait, facing left. Title from item. Engraving of a 1792 painting by George Romney.

Thomas Paine's recantation! Thomas Paine's last moments

Thomas Paine's recantation! Thomas Paine's last moments

Seated in chair with woman (Mary Roscoe) at his side and 3 men in doorway. Reference copy may be in Biog. File. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Broadsides 180... more

Martha Jefferson Randolph, daughter of Thomas Jefferson

Martha Jefferson Randolph, daughter of Thomas Jefferson

Photograph showing Martha Randolph, head and shoulder portrait, facing left. Title from item. Portrait by Thomas Sully.

Letter from Thomas Jefferson, to Mr. Weightman, late Mayor of Washington

Letter from Thomas Jefferson, to Mr. Weightman, late Mayor of Washingt...

An allegory of printing and liberty, illustrating a broadside of a June 24, 1826, letter from Thomas Jefferson on American democracy. The female figure of Liberty displays to the Four Continents the art of prin... more

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

Thomas Paine / Romney pinxt. ; T. A. Dean sc.

Thomas Paine / Romney pinxt. ; T. A. Dean sc.

Print shows author and philosopher Thomas Paine, half-length portrait, facing left. Title from item. Engraving of a 1792 painting by George Romney. Inscribed on mount: Frontispiece to Rights of Man. 1830 2d.

Thomas Paine / J. Shury & Son sculp.

Thomas Paine / J. Shury & Son sculp.

Print shows author and philosopher Thomas Paine, half-length portrait, facing left. Title from item. Probably based on 1792 painting by George Romney.

John Adams, 2nd President of the United States / on stone by A. Newsam ; P.S. Duval Lith., Philad'a.

John Adams, 2nd President of the United States / on stone by A. Newsam...

Print showing John Adams, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly right, in ornately framed oval.

John Adams, 2nd president of the United States / on stone by A. Newsam; P.S. Duval, lith., Philada.

John Adams, 2nd president of the United States / on stone by A. Newsam...

John Adams, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right.

Thomas Jefferson, 3rd President of the United States / on stone by A. Newsam ; P.S. Duval Lith., Philad'a.

Thomas Jefferson, 3rd President of the United States / on stone by A. ...

Print showing Thomas Jefferson, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly left, in ornately framed oval.

[Thomas Paine, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly left] / painted by Romney.

[Thomas Paine, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly left] / pa...

Title devised by Library staff. Facsimile signature: Thomas Paine. Exhibited in: "Creating the United States" at the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., 2011.

John Adams, Pres. U.S.

John Adams, Pres. U.S.

Head and shoulders, facing left; in oval. Steel engraving by W. Wellstood after painting by Gilbert Stuart, copyrighted by Johnson, Fry & Co. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption... more

["Grizzly" Adams, full-length portrait, walking with grizzly bear named Ben Franklin] / Eastman-Loomis, S.F. ; C. Nahl.

["Grizzly" Adams, full-length portrait, walking with grizzly bear name...

Reference copy in LOT 4433-C. Illus. in: The adventures of James Capen Adams, mountaineer and grizzly bear hunter, of California / San Francisco : Towne & Bacon, 1860, opp. p. 186.

Washington monument, in the Capitol grounds, Richmond, Va. The statues around the centre base are those of Patrick Henry, Thomas Jefferson & Mason

Washington monument, in the Capitol grounds, Richmond, Va. The statues...

Stereograph showing the Washington Monument with an equestrian statue of George Washington in the grounds of Capitol Square, Richmond, Virginia. Part of series: The War for the Union. Photographic History. Titl... more

[Statue of George Washington on horseback on top of a monument in the Capitol Square area of Richmond, Virginia]

[Statue of George Washington on horseback on top of a monument in the ...

Title devised by Library staff. Published in: Russell's Civil War photographs : 116 historic prints / by Andrew J. Russell ; with a preface by Joe Buberger and Matthew Isenberg. New York : Dover Publications, c... more

[Bank note vignettes showing surrender of Gen. Burgoyne, George Washington resigning his commission, signing of a treaty, funeral of Indian with priest and Spanish soldiers in armor and weeping women]

[Bank note vignettes showing surrender of Gen. Burgoyne, George Washin...

In album: Engravings of the American Banknote Company ... p. 57.

[George Washington, bust portrait after Gilbert Stuart]

[George Washington, bust portrait after Gilbert Stuart]

Title devised by Library staff. Hart, 452a

[John Adams, bust portrait, facing left]

[John Adams, bust portrait, facing left]

Title devised by Library staff. Facsimile signature: John Adams. Attributed to: H.B. Halls Sons, N.Y. Exhibited in: "Creating the United States" at the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., 2010.

[George Washington, full length, standing, back view, with 3 men (black gardeners?), in the garden at Mount Vernon]

[George Washington, full length, standing, back view, with 3 men (blac...

Halftone repr. of painting, copyrighted by Harper & Brothers. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Presidential I.; Shelf. African Americans?

[George Washington, monument in Fairmount Park, Philadelphia - full, on horseback]

[George Washington, monument in Fairmount Park, Philadelphia - full, o...

21768 U.S. Copyright Office. Photo of monument by Rudolf Siemering, copyrighted by Wm. H. Rau. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Phtoog. Index; Sculpture Seimer... more

[George Washington, full-length portrait, standing, facing left, right hand raised above table]
[Group of school children in front of statue of George Washington, Washington, D.C.]

[Group of school children in front of statue of George Washington, Was...

No. 356. In album: "Public Schools - 7th Division." Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

[African American school children facing the Horatio Greenough statue of George Washington at the U.S. Capitol]

[African American school children facing the Horatio Greenough statue ...

No. 355. In album: "Public Schools - 7th Division." Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

[Thomas Paine]

[Thomas Paine]

Sculpture shows author and philosopher Thomas Paine, full-length, facing left, wearing a military uniform. Title devised by Library staff. Inscription on base of statue is in French.

[Thomas Jefferson, three-quarter length portrait, facing left]

[Thomas Jefferson, three-quarter length portrait, facing left]

Photograph of a painting by Thomas Sully in the United States Capitol. Title devised by Library staff.

[Thomas Jefferson, bust portrait, facing left]

[Thomas Jefferson, bust portrait, facing left]

47637 U.S. Copyright Office. Photo of painting? This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Presidential I.; Shelf.

George Washington's Fishing Tackle

George Washington's Fishing Tackle

Fish hooks, line, and hook container. H84328 U.S. Copyright Office Photo by J.A. Anderson. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Fishing (Sport); Pres. I. Misc.; Shelf.

[Thomas Jefferson, bust portrait, facing left]

[Thomas Jefferson, bust portrait, facing left]

Repro. of painting, copyrighted by the W.H. Gallagher Co., N.Y. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Presidential I.; Shelf.

John Adams proposing George Washington for Commander-in-Chief of the American Army

John Adams proposing George Washington for Commander-in-Chief of the A...

G45408 U.S. Copyright Office. Repro. of painting by John Ward Dunsmore. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Artists, Publ. Index; Pres. I.; Shelf.

[The Stars and Stripes - George Washington describing the flag to Lafayette and other French and American officers]

[The Stars and Stripes - George Washington describing the flag to Lafa...

K128375 U.S. Copyright Office. Reproduction of painting by E. Percy Moran, in color. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: PI Works; U.S. History; Presidential I.; PI; Shelf.

[George Washington, full-length portrait, standing, facing left, in uniform, with right hand on hip and left hand on barrel of cannon]

[George Washington, full-length portrait, standing, facing left, in un...

Copyright by C.M.A. Reproduction of painting by Charles Willson Peale.

Cornerstone laid by George Washington, Sept. 18, 1793 / painting by Clyde De Land.

Cornerstone laid by George Washington, Sept. 18, 1793 / painting by Cl...

Photographic reproduction of a painting showing George Washington, with gavel on cornerstone marked "1793", addressing crowd at cornerstone laying ceremony. G60836 U.S. Copyright Office. On verso: Painting by C... more

[Benjamin Franklin reading draft of Declaration of Independence, John Adams seated, and Thomas Jefferson standing and holding feather pen and paper, around table]

[Benjamin Franklin reading draft of Declaration of Independence, John ...

G62596 U.S. Copyright Office. Reproduction of a painting by J.L.G. Ferris.

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