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Elizabeth Kortright Monroe

Elizabeth Kortright Monroe

Photograph showing Mrs. James Monroe, bust portrait, facing right. Title from item. Photo of oil portrait by John Vanderlyn.

A few small temples still retain their lines of classic beauty. With the recollection of Greece's ancient glory one may spend pleasant hours in the Acropolis The prime minister, Colonel Gonatas of the Revolutionary Government tells Mr. Carpenter what fun it is to boss generals about when only a colonel

A few small temples still retain their lines of classic beauty. With t...

Photographs show ruins of the Acropolis and Frank Carpenter with the Prime Minister of Greece, Colonel Stylianos Gonatas, Athens, Greece. Title from item. Negative series code stamped on page: LC-C26. Written ... 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.

Louisa Catherine Johnson Adams, wife of President John Q. Adams

Louisa Catherine Johnson Adams, wife of President John Q. Adams

Photograph showing Mrs. John Quincy Adams, head-and-shoulder portrait, facing right. Title from item. Photo of portrait painted by Charles Bird King.

Mary Abigail Fillmore, hostess for President Fillmore at White House

Mary Abigail Fillmore, hostess for President Fillmore at White House

Photograph showing Mary Fillmore, head-and-shoulder portrait, facing front. Title from item. Photo of portrait.

[Mrs. John Tyler, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left]

[Mrs. John Tyler, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left]

Title devised by Library staff. Photo of portrait.

Emily Tenessee Donalson, niece of President Jackson and White House hostess

Emily Tenessee Donalson, niece of President Jackson and White House ho...

Photograph showing Emily Donelson, head-and-shoulder portrait, facing right. Title from item. Photo of portrait.

Sarah York Jackson, daughter-in-law and White House hostess for President Jackson

Sarah York Jackson, daughter-in-law and White House hostess for Presid...

Photograph showing Sarah Jackson, head-and-shoulder portrait, facing left. Title from item. Photo of portrait.

Letitia Tyler Semple, daughter of President John Tyler

Letitia Tyler Semple, daughter of President John Tyler

Photograph showing Letitia Semple, three-quarter-length portrait, standing, leaning on rail. Title from item. Photo of portrait.

[James Buchanan, bust portrait, facing right]

[James Buchanan, bust portrait, facing right]

Title devised by Library staff.

Harriet Lane Johnston, White House hostess for President Buchanan

Harriet Lane Johnston, White House hostess for President Buchanan

Photograph showing Harriet Johnston, head and shoulders portrait, left profile. Title from item. Photo of engraving by J.C. Buttre. From Laura C. Holloway, The Ladies of the White House, 1881, opp. p. 442.

[San Francisco, 1851, from Rincon Hill]

[San Francisco, 1851, from Rincon Hill]

J141156 U.S. Copyright Office Reproduction of daguerreotypes likely taken prior to April 22, 1851. Date based on the presence of the steamer "C.M. Weber," which was in San Francisco for repairs. Sections missin... More

[Abraham Lincoln while campaigning for the U.S. Senate, taken in Chicago, Illinois

[Abraham Lincoln while campaigning for the U.S. Senate, taken in Chica...

Title devised by Library staff. Original photograph: The original daguerreotype is at the Chicago Historical Society. Ostendorf, no. 6 Meserve, no. 3 Published in: Lincoln's photographs: a complete album / by L... More

Charlotte Cushman as Meg Merrilies in "Guy Mannering"

Charlotte Cushman as Meg Merrilies in "Guy Mannering"

Photograph by Mathew Brady Studio. Published in: Eyes of the nation : a visual history of the United States / Vincent Virga and curators of the Library of Congress ; historical commentary by Alan Brinkley. New ... More

[Abraham Lincoln: Immediately prior to Senate nomination, Chicago, Illinois]

[Abraham Lincoln: Immediately prior to Senate nomination, Chicago, Ill...

Abraham Lincoln, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right. Ostendorf, no. 2 Meserve, no. 6 Published in: Lincoln's photographs: a complete album / by Lloyd Ostendorf. Dayton, OH: Rockywood Press, 1998, p. 6-7.

[Abraham Lincoln, immediately prior to Senate nomination, Chicago, Illinois]

[Abraham Lincoln, immediately prior to Senate nomination, Chicago, Ill...

Abraham Lincoln, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right. According to Ostendorf, this portrait by Hessler was copied during Lincoln's campaign and further distributed. Ostendorf, no. 2 (variation) Meserve, n... More

[Abraham Lincoln while a traveling lawyer, taken in Danville, Illinois

[Abraham Lincoln while a traveling lawyer, taken in Danville, Illinois

Illus. in: The Photographs of Abraham Lincoln / Frederick Hill Meserve. New York, Privately printed, 1911, p. 43. Original photograph: The original ambrotype is at the Illinois State Historical Library. Ostendo... More

[Abraham Lincoln, half-length portrait, facing right]

[Abraham Lincoln, half-length portrait, facing right]

Photo shows Abraham Lincoln in an image that was widely reproduced on presidential campaign ribbins in 1860. Lincoln reportedly liked the photograph and often signed prints for admirers. (Source: Ostendorf, p. ... More

[Abraham Lincoln, half-length portrait, facing right]

[Abraham Lincoln, half-length portrait, facing right]

Photo shows Abraham Lincoln in an image that was widely reproduced on presidential campaign ribbons in 1860. Lincoln reportedly liked the photograph and often signed prints for admirers. (Source: Ostendorf, p. ... More

[Abraham Lincoln, bust-length portrait, facing right]

[Abraham Lincoln, bust-length portrait, facing right]

Ostendorf, no. 12 Meserve, no. 4 Original photograph: The original tintype is at the National Lincoln Museum (Old Ford's Theatre), according to Ostendorf. Published in: Lincoln's photographs: a complete album /... More

[Abraham Lincoln, candidate for U.S. president, half-length portrait, looking right, May 20,1860]

[Abraham Lincoln, candidate for U.S. president, half-length portrait, ...

Photo shows presidential candidate Abraham Lincoln in Springfield, Illinois, two days after he won his party's nomination. (Source: Ostendorf, p. 42-3.) Title devised by Library staff Previously attributed to W... More

[Abraham Lincoln, candidate for U.S. president, three-quarter length portrait, before delivering his Cooper Union address in New York City] / Brady, N.Y.

[Abraham Lincoln, candidate for U.S. president, three-quarter length p...

Abraham Lincoln, three-quarter length portrait, standing, facing slightly right. Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: The Photographs of Abraham Lincoln / Frederick Hill Meserve. New York, Privately print... More

[Abraham Lincoln, candidate for U.S. president, before delivering his Cooper Union address, New York, N.Y., on Feb. 27, 1860]

[Abraham Lincoln, candidate for U.S. president, before delivering his ...

Title devised by Library staff. Ostendorf, no. 17 (variant) Meserve, no. 19 or no. 20 (detail) Published in: Lincoln's photographs: a complete album / by Lloyd Ostendorf. Dayton, OH: Rockywood Press, 1998, p. 385.

[Abraham Lincoln: President-elect]

[Abraham Lincoln: President-elect]

Abraham Lincoln, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left. Ostendorf, no. 40 Meserve, no. 33 Published in: Lincoln's photographs: a complete album / by Lloyd Ostendorf. Dayton, OH: Rockywood Press, 1998, p. 67.

Abigail Smith Adams wife of John Adams / photo of portrait by Gilbert Stuart.

Abigail Smith Adams wife of John Adams / photo of portrait by Gilbert ...

Photograph showing Mrs. John Adams, head and shoulder portrait, facing right. Title from item. Photo of portrait by Gilbert Stuart; portrait at National Gallery. Photo by Chester A. Lawrence, Dorchester, Mass.,... More

[Abraham Lincoln, candidate for U.S. president, half-length portrait, looking left, May 20,1860]

[Abraham Lincoln, candidate for U.S. president, half-length portrait, ...

Photo shows presidential candidate Abraham Lincoln in Springfield, Illinois, two days after he won his party's nomination. (Source: Ostendorf, p. 42.) The Library's print is a copy of an ambrotype. As a result,... More

[Boats docked at the shore of a river in a wooded area]

[Boats docked at the shore of a river in a wooded area]

Title devised by library staff. Purchase; L.C. Handy, Washington, D.C.; 1905 Nov. 25; (DLC/PP-1905: 42760A)

View of battlefield.  Peach Tree Creek, Ga.

View of battlefield. Peach Tree Creek, Ga.

Part of Brady-Handy Collection. Title from item. Published in: Barnard, George N., Photographic views of Sherman's campaign. New York: Dover Publishers, 1977, E475.97 .B32 1977. Hand written on verso: Similar t... More

Chattanooga, Tenn. View of Army camp

Chattanooga, Tenn. View of Army camp

Title from item. Reproduction of image from unnamed source. Inscribed below image: Vol. 75 opp p. 3708.

[Portrait of Union soldier holding a sword]

[Portrait of Union soldier holding a sword]

No. 163. Title devised by library staff.

Pontoon bridge across James River above Jones' Landing (view from south side)

Pontoon bridge across James River above Jones' Landing (view from sout...

No. 2537. Title from item. Purchase; L.C. Handy, Washington, D.C.; 1905 Nov. 25; (DLC/PP-1905: 42760A)

Removing wounded, Fredericksburg, Va.? 57th N.Y. Ambulance Corps.

Removing wounded, Fredericksburg, Va.? 57th N.Y. Ambulance Corps.

Title from item. Brady-Handy Collection. Negative in National Archives Record Group 111: Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer, 1860-1985, Series: Mathew Brady Photographs of Civil War-Era Personali... More

Gen. Jeff. C. Davis

Gen. Jeff. C. Davis

Title from item. Alternate title, photographer, and date from Catalogue of photographic incidents of the war, from the gallery of Alexander Gardner...by Bob Zeller, published by the Center for Civil War Photogr... More

[Portrait of Union officer holding a sword in his arm]
Port Royal, S.C. [i.e. Va.]

Port Royal, S.C. [i.e. Va.]

Title from item. Part of Brady-Handy Collection.

View of Chattanooga, Tenn.

View of Chattanooga, Tenn.

Title from item. Brady-Handy Collection.

Sumter Light Guards, Company K, 4th Regiment Georgia Volunteer Infantry, CSA. April 1861

Sumter Light Guards, Company K, 4th Regiment Georgia Volunteer Infantr...

Photograph showing four rows of Confederate soldiers with guns and one soldier holding the Confederate flag. Title from item.

City Point, R.R.

City Point, R.R.

Title from item. Brady-Handy Collection.

Confederate camp

Confederate camp

Photograph showing 9th Miss. Confederate soldiers at camp near Pensacola, Fla., Ap. 1861. Title from item. Photo attributed to J. D. Edwards. "Reproduced in Miller, vol. I, p. 201".

Derailed train, Manassas, Va.

Derailed train, Manassas, Va.

Title from item. Cropped version of LC-B8184-614 (b&w film copy neg.) Brady-Handy Collection.

City Point, Va., unloading stores for Army of Potomac

City Point, Va., unloading stores for Army of Potomac

Photograph shows men standing on gangplank between boat and dock, with stacks of barrels onshore surrounded by the aftermath of an explosion that took place on August 9, 1864. No. 813. Title from item. Hand wri... More

Twenty-six New York Inf. (i.e. Infantry), Ft. Lyon, Va.

Twenty-six New York Inf. (i.e. Infantry), Ft. Lyon, Va.

No. H24. Part of Brady-Handy Collection. Similar to LOT 4173, no. 44. Title from item.

The John Ross house, Rossville Gap, Ga. Hdq. of Gen. Gordon Granger, Battle of Chickmauga [i.e. Chickamauga]

The John Ross house, Rossville Gap, Ga. Hdq. of Gen. Gordon Granger, B...

Photograph shows a cabin with a family seated on the porch in a damaged area. Title from item. Brady-Handy Collection. Original print in PH - Barnard, (G), no. 16. Published in: Photographic views of Sherman's ... More

Ft. Sumter, the day after its first bombardment

Ft. Sumter, the day after its first bombardment

No. 33. Title from item. Printed on board mount: Patriot Publishing Company, Myrick Building, Springfield, Mass. Hand written on verso: "Miller, vol. 9, p. 41". Copyright date: April 11, 1911.

Fort Beauregard, Bay Point, S.C. Nov. 1861

Fort Beauregard, Bay Point, S.C. Nov. 1861

Photograph shows a view inside the fort. No. 205. Title from item. Photographer identified in Catalogue of photographic incidents of the war, from the gallery of Alexander Gardner...by Bob Zeller, published by ... More

Shiloh

Shiloh

Title from item. Part of Brady-Handy Collection. Hand written on mount: Probably better captioned: Fort Burnham (previously Confederate Fort Harrison).

Railroad engine at City Point, Va.

Railroad engine at City Point, Va.

Title from item. Brady-Handy Collection.

Gettysburg, battlefield of, Scene of Pickett's charge, 974

Gettysburg, battlefield of, Scene of Pickett's charge, 974

Photograph shows clump of trees on left that was point of direction for Pickett's soldiers, monument to 2nd Corps placed near where General Alexander S. Webb was wounded, spot in the center where General Armist... More

[Abraham Lincoln, full-length portrait, seated]

[Abraham Lincoln, full-length portrait, seated]

Photo shows Abraham Lincoln with a badly swollen hand after shaking hands with thousands of people during his journey to Washington, DC. During most of the sitting he kept his right hand closed or out of view. ... More

Battlefield of Bull Run. Soldiers' graves

Battlefield of Bull Run. Soldiers' graves

No. B1250. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948. Purchase; L.C. Handy, Washington, D.C.; 1905 Nov. 25; (DLC/PP-1905: 42760A)

Ruins of Gallego Mills, Richmond, Va.

Ruins of Gallego Mills, Richmond, Va.

Title from item. Purchase; L.C. Handy, Washington, D.C.; 1905 Nov. 25; (DLC/PP-1905: 42760A)

Docks in City Point, Va.

Docks in City Point, Va.

No. 812. Title from item. Hand written on verso: "James River, City Point, Va." Purchase; L.C. Handy, Washington, D.C.; 1905 Nov. 25; (DLC/PP-1905: 42760A)

White House Landing

White House Landing

Part of Brady-Handy Collection. Title from item.

Civil War, Fort Pulaski

Civil War, Fort Pulaski

Title from item. Copyright no. J154948, May 4, 1911. Hand written on verso: Miller, vol. I, 361.

U.S.S. Mendota

U.S.S. Mendota

Title from item.

Fort Pillow ?, Tenn.

Fort Pillow ?, Tenn.

Photograph shows mounted guns and fortifications along the perimeter of a fort.

Chattanooga, Tennessee

Chattanooga, Tennessee

Photograph shows aerial vew of Chattanooga. Title from item. Date based on LOT 4164-E, no. 21. Brady-Handy Collection.

Herold, David

Herold, David

Title from item. Original negative in National Archives Record Group 111: Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer, 1860-1985, Series: Mathew Brady Photographs of Civil War-Era Personalities and Scenes... More

Fort Totten, Washington, D.C. Interior  view
[Abraham Lincoln, first profile portrait with a full beard]

[Abraham Lincoln, first profile portrait with a full beard]

Library's photo is reversed. Title devised by Library staff. Ostendorf, no. 44 Meserve, no. 36 Published in: Lincoln's photographs: a complete album / by Lloyd Ostendorf. Dayton, OH: Rockywood Press, 1998, p. 71.

(Group of officers & men)

(Group of officers & men)

Photographs shows a group of soldiers in camp. Title from item. Brady-Handy Collection.

Hospital ship, Nashville

Hospital ship, Nashville

Title from item.

Group of soldiers [i.e. officers]

Group of soldiers [i.e. officers]

Title from item. Part of Brady-Handy Collection.

U.S. warship

U.S. warship

Title from item.

Chain bridge, Washington, D.C.

Chain bridge, Washington, D.C.

Title from item. Part of Brady-Handy Collection.

(Deck of warship)

(Deck of warship)

Title from item. Part of Brady-Handy Collection.

Gunboat on the Mississippi

Gunboat on the Mississippi

Title from item. Part of the Brady-Handy Collection.

Appomattox Court House, Va.

Appomattox Court House, Va.

Photograph shows Federal troops with rifles in front of the court house. Two children stand on the fence. Title from item. Hand written on verso: "Miller, vol. 9, p. 127". Purchase; L.C. Handy, Washington, D.C.... More

Pontoon bridge across the James River

Pontoon bridge across the James River

Title from item. Brady-Handy Collection. Hand written on mount: "See LC-B8184-40474 ZA".

General Grant's headquarters at City Point, Va.

General Grant's headquarters at City Point, Va.

No. 2545. Title from item. Mounted with 3 other photographs. Purchase; L.C. Handy, Washington, D.C.; 1905 Nov. 25; (DLC/PP-1905: 42760A)

Corduroy road

Corduroy road

Title from item. Brady-Handy Collection.

Aerial view of a camp in the distance

Aerial view of a camp in the distance

Title devised by library staff. Purchase; L.C. Handy, Washington, D.C.; 1905 Nov. 25; (DLC/PP-1905: 42760A)

Chancellorsville, Virginia

Chancellorsville, Virginia

Photograph shows two men seated on a hill overlooking the site of the battle. Title from item. Brady-Handy Collection.

Confederate dead on Matthews Hill, Bull Run (i.e. Antietam)

Confederate dead on Matthews Hill, Bull Run (i.e. Antietam)

Title from item. Illustrated in: Divided We Fought: A Pictorial History of the War, 1861-1865, p. 21. Illustrated in: Frassanito, William A., E474.65.F7 (P&P) Antietam: The Photographic Legacy of America's Bloo... More

View from Lookout Mountain, Tenn.

View from Lookout Mountain, Tenn.

Title from item. Part of Brady-Handy Collection.

South Mountain, Maryland?

South Mountain, Maryland?

Title from item. Part of Brady-Handy Collection.

Heintzelman, Gen. S. P. and staff, U.S.A., at Arlington, Va.

Heintzelman, Gen. S. P. and staff, U.S.A., at Arlington, Va.

Title from item. Inscribed in negative: Brady Photo.

Confederate camp, Warrington Navy Yard, Pensacola, Florida, 1861

Confederate camp, Warrington Navy Yard, Pensacola, Florida, 1861

Photograph shows Company B of the 9th Mississippi in a bivouac camp. The cook is identified as Kinlock Falconer. (Information from the Image of War, 1981).

Chicamauga (i.e. Chickamauga) battlefield

Chicamauga (i.e. Chickamauga) battlefield

Part of Brady-Handy Collection. Another print of this negative identifies the location as Resaca, Georgia. Title from item.

Shell damage, Charleston, S.C.

Shell damage, Charleston, S.C.

Photograph shows shell damaged buildings on Meeting Street with Hibernian Hall on the left. Title from item. Brady-Handy Collection.

Sheridan, Gen. Phil & staff

Sheridan, Gen. Phil & staff

Portrait shows from left: Wesley Merritt, David McMurtrie Gregg, General Sheridan, Henry Eugene Davies, James Harrison Wilson, Alfred Torbert. Title from item. Part of Brady-Handy Collection.

Pontoon bridge

Pontoon bridge

Brady Handy Collection. Title from item.

Generals, Barlow, Birney, Gibbon, & Hancock, USA

Generals, Barlow, Birney, Gibbon, & Hancock, USA

Photograph shows a group of Federal generals: Winfield Scott Hancock (seated), with division commanders, Francis Channing Barlow, (left), David Bell Birney, and John Gibbon. Title from item.

Ox team with cannon, 15th & Penn. Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C.

Ox team with cannon, 15th & Penn. Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C.

Photograph shows a team of oxen hauling a 15 inch Rodman at the intersection of 15th St. and Pennsylvania Ave., N.W. No. 1486. Title from item.

Engine "Fred Leach? (i.e.) The General

Engine "Fred Leach? (i.e.) The General

Title from item. Printed on mount: (Miller, v. 8, p. 277).

(River gunboat)

(River gunboat)

Title from item. Part of Brady-Handy Collection.

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