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[Indians pouring molten gold into mouth of bound Spaniard; corpse being cut up and eaten in background. Caribbean?]

[Indians pouring molten gold into mouth of bound Spaniard; corpse bein...

Illus. in: Girolamo Benzoni, La Historia del Mondo Nuovo, p. 50 (Venetia, 1572). Reference copy may be in SSF - CANNIBALISM. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: I... more

[How the Natives collect gold in the streams]

[How the Natives collect gold in the streams]

Native men using hollow rods which they drive into the sandy bottom of streams to collect gold and other metals. Illus. in: Brevis narratio eorvm qvæ in Florida Americæ provi̇cia Gallis acciderunt, : secunda in... more

Louis d'Or au soleil

Louis d'Or au soleil

Print shows Louis XIV sitting next to a table, head resting on his left elbow which rests on his left knee; he is asleep, though his right hand rests on money bags lying on the table with some loose coins. He w... more

[Akaki kinran (gold brocade with red background)] [Shiro aya (white twill weaves, also known as Chinese twill weaves)].

[Akaki kinran (gold brocade with red background)] [Shiro aya (white tw...

Drawings show stylized patterned designs for kimonos. Title and date devised by Library staff, no information provided by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Forms part of: David Murray co... more

[Kara nishiki (Chinese brocade) with red background] [Kinran (gold brocade) with hollyhock on blue background].

[Kara nishiki (Chinese brocade) with red background] [Kinran (gold bro...

Drawings show stylized floral designs for kimonos. Title and date devised by Library staff, no information provided by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Forms part of: Japanese prints an... more

Thomas Jefferson, 1776, Table Comparing Value of European Silver and Gold Coins; with Notes

Thomas Jefferson, 1776, Table Comparing Value of European Silver and G...

Table Comparing Value of European Silver and Gold Coins; with Notes

Continental Congress, September 24, 1779, Memorandum on Gold Medal for Henry Lee for Leadership at Powles Hook

Continental Congress, September 24, 1779, Memorandum on Gold Medal for...

Memorandum on Gold Medal for Henry Lee for Leadership at Powles Hook

Maryland sc. Know all men by these presents, that we [blank] of [blank] county, are held and firmly bound unto the state of Maryland, in the full and just sum of [blank] gold currency, to be paid to the said state of Maryland ... [n. p. 1781].

Maryland sc. Know all men by these presents, that we [blank] of [blank...

Bond in blank filled in in mss. for Mark Alexandor and dated Oct. 18 1801. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Epheme... more

Why Northern Pacific railroad 7-30 gold bonds are a good investment for the mechanic operative, laborer and farmer? ... Jay Cooke & Co. New York, Philadelphia, and Washington. Financial agents Northern Pacific railroad co. ... [n. d.].

Why Northern Pacific railroad 7-30 gold bonds are a good investment fo...

On verso: (Stamp) GIFT, A P LOPER, APR-26-1938. 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 13... more

Cash in hand, occassioned by the capture of the British Packet Swallow. by Commodore Rodgers, with 260,000 dollars, in gold and silver on board. Boston printed by Nathaniel Coverly, Jun. Corner Theatre-Alley [1813].

Cash in hand, occassioned by the capture of the British Packet Swallow...

Positive Photostat.; War of 1812 ballad.; 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 5... more

U. S. Congress to James Madison, November 3, 1814. Resolution for the production of gold medals for gallentry.

U. S. Congress to James Madison, November 3, 1814. Resolution for the ...

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/.

Gold medal presented to Jackson by Congress

Gold medal presented to Jackson by Congress

Print shows the obverse and reverse sides of a medal, with bust portrait of Major General Andrew Jackson. Title from item. Inscribed in pencil below image on left: By Fürst vide Loudat. Inscribed in pencil belo... more

A map of the second section of that part of Georgia now known as the Cherokee Territory in which are delineated all the districts & lots which by an act of the General Assembly were designated the Gold Districts and taken from actual survey /

A map of the second section of that part of Georgia now known as the C...

Covers Marietta region (Ga.) including portions of the present-day Cobb, Fulton, and Cherokee Counties. Original in Surveyor General Department, Office of Secretary of State, Atlanta, Ga. Available also through... more

U.S. Reports: Smith vs. Richards, 38 U.S. (13 Pet.) 26 (1839)

U.S. Reports: Smith vs. Richards, 38 U.S. (13 Pet.) 26 (1839)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 38; Peters Volume 13; January Term, 1839; William R. Smith, Appellant, vs. Guy Richards, Appellee

The philosopher's stone! Gold & silver plating, by the electro-magnetic apparatus ... Alton. Printed at the Telegraph Office [1840?].

The philosopher's stone! Gold & silver plating, by the electro-magneti...

Imprint 3. 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 16, Folder 35.

Gold mines of California!! W. R. Andrews, having just returned from California, after having spent several months in the mines and mountains of that interesting country will deliver a lecture at on day of 1849, upon the gold mines of California

Gold mines of California!! W. R. Andrews, having just returned from Ca...

2366 E 1 Jy 46.; Rec. 7-11-46.; $40.00; On verso: 2366 E 1 Jy 46. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Colle... more

Topographical sketch of the gold & quicksilver district of California.

Topographical sketch of the gold & quicksilver district of California.

Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. 4 copies, vary slightly.

We, the undersigned, citizens of the United States, being about to leave our homes for California, for the purpose of mining and digging gold ... have agreed to unite together and form an association ... [Philadelphia 1849].

We, the undersigned, citizens of the United States, being about to lea...

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 155, Folder 20.

[Model of a statue dedicated to French balloonists, Joseph and Etienne Montgolfier, featuring a double profile portrait from a gold medal designed by Houdon and an inflated balloon] / H. Thiriat, sc.

[Model of a statue dedicated to French balloonists, Joseph and Etienne...

Title devised by Library staff. Tissandier collection.

Life in the gold mines, California ; / Lithographed from a photograph by Fishbourne & Gow, San Francisco.

Life in the gold mines, California ; / Lithographed from a photograph ...

Pictorial lettersheet shows operations at a mining camp. Title from item. Baird, California pictorial letter sheets, no. 132. Accession box no. DLC/PP-2011:179.19

[Miners panning for gold ; entering a mine shaft ; miners with equipment ; and miners cooking at camp] / Lith. of Britton & Rey, California St. corn. Montgomery St., S. Francisco.

[Miners panning for gold ; entering a mine shaft ; miners with equipme...

Pictorial lettersheet shows four images of mining life; attached blank leaf.

James Marshall, discoverer of gold, at Sutter's Mill

James Marshall, discoverer of gold, at Sutter's Mill

Photomechanical reproduction of the 1850(?) daguerreotype by R. H. Vance shows James Marshall standing in front of Sutter's sawmill, Coloma, California, where he discovered gold. Title from item.

Gold in California - "El Dorado," in Sacramento

Gold in California - "El Dorado," in Sacramento

Interior of crowded gambling house. Illus. in: The Illustrated London News, 1852 June 5, p. 437. Reference copy may be in LOT 4392-J. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tr... more

Jenkins & Knight's patent spoke machine. Awarded the gold medal, at the late fair of the Maryland Institute, in the City of Baltimore ... Kingston, N. Y., November 8, 1854.

Jenkins & Knight's patent spoke machine. Awarded the gold medal, at th...

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 121, Folder 21. Copy scanned: 1

Perfumery gold medal - R & G.A. Wright manufacturers of the celebrated gold medal perfumery and importers of French, English & German druggists & fancy articles No. 23 South 4th St. Philadelphia Reen engr

Perfumery gold medal - R & G.A. Wright manufacturers of the celebrated...

Print shows many symbols representing America, Pennsylvania, industry, agriculture, commerce, and prosperity surrounding text at center announcing the R. & G.A. Wright Perfumery, winners of the "Celebrated Gold... more

San Francisco Mint operations: "Running the gold into ingots"

San Francisco Mint operations: "Running the gold into ingots"

Line engraving by Butler. Illus. in: Hutchings' Illus. Calif. Magazine, v. 1, 1856 Oct., p. 149. Reference copy may be in LOT 4397I. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tra... more

Burning a Peruvian to make him tell where the gold is / J.W. Orr.

Burning a Peruvian to make him tell where the gold is / J.W. Orr.

Spanish soldiers, under command of Francisco Pizarro, burning a Peruvian. Illus. in: The Life, travels and adventures of Ferdinand de Soto, Discoverer of the Mississippi / Lambert A. Wilmer. Philadelphia : J.T.... more

General map of the United States & their territory between the Mississippi & the Pacific Ocean. 1. Showing the different surveyed routes from the Mississippi valley to the coast of Pacific Ocean, 2. the new established & proposed Post Routes, 3. the recently discovered gold, silver, and copper region in Kansas, Nebraska and Arizona.

General map of the United States & their territory between the Mississ...

Gold mines are indicated in yellow and silver mines in blue. Indicates post routes, "old trail," finished and unfinished railroads, and the proposed state of "Colona." Scale ca. 1:6,500,000. Relief shown by hac... more

Map of the recently discovered gold regions in Western Kansas & Nebraska /

Map of the recently discovered gold regions in Western Kansas & Nebras...

Relief shown by hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

[How we get gold in California: "Fremont Mill and vein, Mariposa", "Ground sluicing, at Gold Hill", "winnowing gold, near Chinese camp," and "ocean beach mining, at gold bluff]

[How we get gold in California: "Fremont Mill and vein, Mariposa", "Gr...

Wood engraving from Harper's Monthly, Volume 20, 1860. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

The gold mining town of Rock Creek, British Columbia, 1860

The gold mining town of Rock Creek, British Columbia, 1860

Photograph shows a cluster of log buildings, one identified as a restaurant, of the gold mining town, Rock Creek, British Columbia, as seen from a hillside above the town, with the creek in the background. Titl... more

[How we get gold in California: "our camp on the Stanislaus", "the first gold-hunters", and "El Rastra"]

[How we get gold in California: "our camp on the Stanislaus", "the fir...

Mule-drawn water wheel sluice. Wood engraving from Harper's Monthly, Volume 20, 1860. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

[How we get gold in California: "hydraulic mining, at French Corral", "interior of tunnel", and "Tunneling, at Table Mountain]

[How we get gold in California: "hydraulic mining, at French Corral", ...

Wood engraving from Harper's Monthly, Volume 20, 1860. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

Routes to the Pikes Peak gold regions.

Routes to the Pikes Peak gold regions.

Relief shown by hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

5,000 U. S. volunteers wanted to assist in carrying off part of these goods. The National Union store, just opened this day, at 512 Seventh street. Immense sacrifice! $5000 worth of fine gold & plated jewelry ... Washington, D. C. H. Polk

5,000 U. S. volunteers wanted to assist in carrying off part of these ...

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 204, Folder 15.

Money must be had! One cent a handsomely chased gold plated locket charm, former price 37 cents.; for only one cent. at Salom's Old curiosity shop. Cor. of West and Washington Sts., Boston [1861].

Money must be had! One cent a handsomely chased gold plated locket cha...

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 68, Folder 21.

[Unidentified man with gold mining equipment and wearing a U.S. beltplate]

[Unidentified man with gold mining equipment and wearing a U.S. beltpl...

Title devised by Library staff. Case: Berg, no. 1-23. Miner wears a U.S. beltplate indicating that he is probably a veteran of the U.S. Civil War. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127). More informatio... more

The money crisis in the South - auction sale of a five dollar gold piece at Danville near the N. Carolina border

The money crisis in the South - auction sale of a five dollar gold pie...

Wood engraving from a sketch by a Union prisoner. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, 1864 Feb. 13. Reference copy may be in LOT 4402. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. C... more

Map of the territory of Montana with portions of the adjoining territories : showing the gulch or placer diggings actually worked and districts where quartz (gold & silver) lodges have been discovered to January 1st 1865 /

Map of the territory of Montana with portions of the adjoining territo...

Relief shown by hachures. LC copy annotated in blue pencil on verso: Map of Montana terr. 1865, with suggestions as to new post routes & pos. made in..., A.G. Lawrence's report of December 13 1865. ... Availabl... more

Map of the territory of Montana with portions of the adjoining territories : showing the gulch or placer diggings actually worked and districts where quartz (gold & silver) lodes have been discovered to January 1st 1865 /

Map of the territory of Montana with portions of the adjoining territo...

Relief shown by hachures. Includes inset of "Map showing the routes from the Missouri River to Fort Laramie, where they connect with ... large map." LC copy annotated in blue pencil: "Working diagram of Montana... more

No. 48 State Street. Boston, Sept. 11, 1865. Dear Sir: The undersigned have formed a copartnership for the transaction of a strictly commission business, in the purchase and sale of stocks, bonds, gold and government securities under the style o

No. 48 State Street. Boston, Sept. 11, 1865. Dear Sir: The undersigned...

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 71, Folder 45.

New and short route to the gold mines of the Black Hills, Montana and Idaho. 400 miles saved. The "Black Hills exploring and mining association" desires to call the attention of miners and emigrants to the new and short route to the gold mines w

New and short route to the gold mines of the Black Hills, Montana and ...

Transportation.; Imprint 2. 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 13, Folder 1.

Gold Hill, Fort Homestead, Bower's Canyon

Gold Hill, Fort Homestead, Bower's Canyon

The Library holds only one photo from a pair published as a stereographic view. Gems of California scenery, no. 743. LOT subdivision subject: Nevada Cities and Towns. This record contains unverified old data fr... more

Gold Hill, from the North

Gold Hill, from the North

The Library holds only one photo from a pair published as a stereographic view. Gems of California scenery, no. 740. LOT subdivision subject: Nevada Cities and Towns. This record contains unverified old data fr... more

Whim of the Four-Twenty Claim, Gold Hill

Whim of the Four-Twenty Claim, Gold Hill

The Library holds only one photo from a pair published as a stereographic view. Gems of California scenery, no. 734. LOT subdivision subject: Mining Nevada. This record contains unverified old data from caption card.

Bower's Canõn, Gold Hill

Bower's Canõn, Gold Hill

The Library holds only one photo from a pair published as a stereographic view. Gems of California scenery, no. 745. LOT subdivision subject: Nevada Cities and Towns. This record contains unverified old data fr... more

Gold Hill--General View, from the Ophir Grade, looking South

Gold Hill--General View, from the Ophir Grade, looking South

The Library holds only one photo from a pair published as a stereographic view. Gems of California scenery, no. 737. LOT subdivision subject: Nevada Cities and Towns. This record contains unverified old data fr... more

Fort Homestead, Gold Hill

Fort Homestead, Gold Hill

The Library holds only one photo from a pair published as a stereographic view. Gems of California scenery, no. 741. LOT subdivision subject: Nevada Cities and Towns. This record contains unverified old data fr... more

Gold Hill from Fort Homestead, Crown Point Ravine

Gold Hill from Fort Homestead, Crown Point Ravine

The Library holds only one photo from a pair published as a stereographic view. Gems of California scenery, no. 742. LOT subdivision subject: Nevada Cities and Towns. This record contains unverified old data fr... more

Hoisting works of the Bullion Mine, Gold Hill

Hoisting works of the Bullion Mine, Gold Hill

The Library holds only one photo from a pair published as a stereographic view. Gems of California scenery, no. 736. LOT subdivision subject: Mining Nevada. This record contains unverified data from old caption... more

Empire, Imperial, Challenge, and other Mining Works at Gold Hill

Empire, Imperial, Challenge, and other Mining Works at Gold Hill

The Library holds only one photo from a pair published as a stereographic view. Gems of California scenery, no. 739. LOT subdivision subject: Mining Nevada. This record contains unverified old data from caption card.

Hornet Hill Cut, Central Pacific Railroad near Gold Run

Hornet Hill Cut, Central Pacific Railroad near Gold Run

The Library holds only one photo from a pair published as a stereographic view. Gems of California scenery, no. 1092. LOT subdivision subject: Central Pacific Railroad Equipment and Tracks on Donner Pass Route.... more

Bullion mine, Gold Hill, Nevada

Bullion mine, Gold Hill, Nevada

The Library holds only one photo from a pair published as a stereographic view. Gems of California scenery, no. 735. LOT subdivision subject: Mining Nevada. This record contains unverified old data from caption card.

[2 views] (1) Banking-House, Denver City, Colorado - miners bringing in gold dust [interior]; (2) The Overland Coach Office, Denver City, Colorado [street scene]

[2 views] (1) Banking-House, Denver City, Colorado - miners bringing i...

Sketched by Theodore R. Davis. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, 1966 Jan. 27, p. 57. Reference coyp may be in LOT 4309D or LOT 4402. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings... more

Gold Hill City

Gold Hill City

The Library holds only one photo from a pair published as a stereographic view. Gems of California scenery, no. 744. LOT subdivision subject: Nevada Cities and Towns. This record contains unverified old data fr... more

Gold Dust

Gold Dust

Tobacco label showing seven gold miners working around three sluice ways, washing auriferous earth.

U.S. Reports: Butler v. Horwitz, 74 U.S. (7 Wall.) 258 (1869)

U.S. Reports: Butler v. Horwitz, 74 U.S. (7 Wall.) 258 (1869)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 74; Wallace Volume 7; December Term, 1868; Butler v. Horwitz

Hydraulic gold mining - near Dutch Flat, California, C.P.R.R.

Hydraulic gold mining - near Dutch Flat, California, C.P.R.R.

Photograph shows men using hydraulic equipment to wash gold from mountains near Dutch Flat, California.

U.S. Reports: Bronson v. Rodes, 74 U.S. (7 Wall.) 229 (1869)

U.S. Reports: Bronson v. Rodes, 74 U.S. (7 Wall.) 229 (1869)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 74; Wallace Volume 7; December Term, 1868; Bronson v. Rodes

Gold at 160 ; Gold at 130

Gold at 160 ; Gold at 130

2 frame cartoon, 1 frame showing happy man holding 2 bags, each marked $10,000, with devil behind him; the other frame showing him depressed, with devil handing him paper labeled "ruined". Illus. in: Harper's w... more

U.S. Reports: Broderick's Executor v. Magraw, 75 U.S. (8 Wall.) 639 (1870)

U.S. Reports: Broderick's Executor v. Magraw, 75 U.S. (8 Wall.) 639 (1...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 75; Wallace Volume 8; December Term, 1869; Broderick's Executor v. Magraw

New York Gold Room bulletin board on Black Friday, Sept. 24, 1869

New York Gold Room bulletin board on Black Friday, Sept. 24, 1869

Photograph of the black board in the New York Gold Room, September 24, 1869, showing the collapse of the price of gold. Handwritten caption by James A. Garfield indicates it was used as evidence before the Com... more

U.S. Reports: Hepburn v. Griswold, 75 U.S. (8 Wall.) 603 (1870)

U.S. Reports: Hepburn v. Griswold, 75 U.S. (8 Wall.) 603 (1870)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 75; Wallace Volume 8; December Term, 1869; Hepburn v. Griswold

U.S. Reports: Express Company v. Kountze Brothers, 75 U.S. (8 Wall.) 342 (1869)

U.S. Reports: Express Company v. Kountze Brothers, 75 U.S. (8 Wall.) 3...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 75; Wallace Volume 8; December Term, 1869; Express Company v. Kountze Brothers

Scene in the New York Gold room during the excitement of September 24th, 1869

Scene in the New York Gold room during the excitement of September 24t...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, 1869 October 9, p. 65. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Finance; Geogr.; Gold.

... A large and peremptory sale of fine gold watches, chains, jewelry diamonds, etc, on Saturday, August 11, at 10 A. M. [Helena, Mont. 187-?].

... A large and peremptory sale of fine gold watches, chains, jewelry ...

Auction. 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 86, Folder 27.

Costs in gold, white goods, linens, printed cottons, ginghams, &c. made up with a given rate of expenses, by James Halliday. New York. c. 1870.

Costs in gold, white goods, linens, printed cottons, ginghams, &c. mad...

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 128, Folder 6a.

Every thing coming down

Every thing coming down

Print shows a hot air balloon labeled "The Bottom Out" attached to a basket labeled "Gold Speculation" on which the bottom has fallen out, leaving a large hole in the bottom through which various products such ... more

Deseret gold coinage, 1849-1860 - $2 1/2, $5, $10, and $20

Deseret gold coinage, 1849-1860 - $2 1/2, $5, $10, and $20

Obverse and reverse sides of money for the provisional state of Deseret, proposed by the Mormon settlers in Salt Lake City. Engraving by Charles B. Hall, N.Y. This record contains unverified, old data from capt... more

Pure Gold

Pure Gold

From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1870-1885 (Microfilm M 3500) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form)

U.S. Reports: The Vaughan and Telegraph, 81 U.S. (14 Wall.) 258 (1872)

U.S. Reports: The Vaughan and Telegraph, 81 U.S. (14 Wall.) 258 (1872)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 81; Wallace Volume 14; December Term, 1871; The Vaughan and Telegraph

Hydraulic gold mining, Virginia City.

Hydraulic gold mining, Virginia City.

Original negative number: 400. Title from item. Part of series: Views in Utah, Idaho, and Montana, 1871.

U.S. Reports: Gay's Gold, 80 U.S. (13 Wall.) 358 (1872)

U.S. Reports: Gay's Gold, 80 U.S. (13 Wall.) 358 (1872)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 80; Wallace Volume 13; December Term, 1871; Gay's Gold

U.S. Reports: Hall v. Jordan, 86 U.S. (19 Wall.) 271 (1873)

U.S. Reports: Hall v. Jordan, 86 U.S. (19 Wall.) 271 (1873)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 86; Wallace Volume 19; October Term, 1873; Hall v. Jordan

Across the continent - The Frank Leslie excursion to the Pacific - Scenes of frontier life in Cheyenne: 1. A party of gold miners starting for the Black Hills; 2. The Union Pacific R.R. Depot, Cheyenne; 3. Old Zip Coon [man playing fiddle]; 4. Scene in front of the Inter-Ocean Hotel

Across the continent - The Frank Leslie excursion to the Pacific - Sce...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 45, no. 1149 (1877 Oct. 6), pp. 72-73. Caption card tracings: West Towns...; Stage coaches; Mines... more

U.S. Reports: United States v. State Bank, 96 U.S. 30 (1878)

U.S. Reports: United States v. State Bank, 96 U.S. 30 (1878)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 96; October Term, 1877; United States v. State Bank

Shading the gold

Shading the gold

Drawing shows a schematic design for applying gold leaf, labeled "light" on one side and "thick" on the other. Title from item. Unsigned, possibly by Kano, 1878. From the "Lacquer" series. Gift; Mrs. David Murr... more

U.S. Reports: Campbell v. Rankin, 99 U.S. 261 (1879)

U.S. Reports: Campbell v. Rankin, 99 U.S. 261 (1879)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 99; October Term, 1878; Campbell v. Rankin

Sifting with gold powder, fig. 6

Sifting with gold powder, fig. 6

Drawing shows a hand holding a tube, possibly made of bamboo, for sifting gold powder.

Knife for cutting the gold leaf into squares

Knife for cutting the gold leaf into squares

Title from item. Unsigned, possibly by Kano, 1878. From the "Lacquer" series. Gift; Mrs. David Murray; 1909. Forms part of: David Murray collection. Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

[Another view of the throne decorated with gold and precious stones, which Sultan Selim I captured in Iran, in the Treasury of the Imperial Topkapı Sarayı (palace)] / Abdullah Frères.

[Another view of the throne decorated with gold and precious stones, w...

The Safavid throne of Persia. Title translated from album caption. Captioned in Ottoman Turkish and French. No. 45. No. 790. In album: Topkapı Sarayı, Istanbul, Ottoman Empire. Forms part of: Abdul-Hamid II Col... more

The slave of gold

The slave of gold

Composite of four scenes: a find; a spree in "Frisco"; waiting for a grub steak; miner with a gun in hand lying dead on cliff near pickax and bottle. Illus. in: The National Police Gazette, New York, 1882 Nov. ... more

Percheron stallion Duc de Chartres, imported by A. Rogy: winner of first prize, grand gold medal, at the Concours Hippique Regional; held at Alencon, France, in 1873

Percheron stallion Duc de Chartres, imported by A. Rogy: winner of fir...

Currier & Ives : a catalogue raisonné / compiled by Gale Research. Detroit, MI : Gale Research, c1983, no. 5148

View of San Francisco, formerly Yerba Buena, in 1846-7 before the discovery of gold.

View of San Francisco, formerly Yerba Buena, in 1846-7 before the disc...

"Designed & copied from views taken at the time." LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 33.2 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Indexed for points of interest. Includes signatures... more

Joe's Luck Mine (Sheba Reef) - The DeKaap Gold Fields in the Trans-Vaal

Joe's Luck Mine (Sheba Reef) - The DeKaap Gold Fields in the Trans-Vaa...

Tent camp of mine workers. Illus. in: The Illustrated London News, 1887 June 11, p. 654. No ref. copy. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Geogr.; Gold mines.

Hoisting works at Gold Hill.  Jacket.  Belcher.  Alph.  Crown Point. Kentuck

Hoisting works at Gold Hill. Jacket. Belcher. Alph. Crown Point. K...

Photographed and copyrighted, 1890, by Jas. H. Crockwell, Virginia City, Nevada. Composite of five reproductions of photographic prints. In album: Souvenir of the Comstock, p. 13.

Virginia & Truckee ore train Crown Point trestle ; Virginia & Truckee R.R. express and depot ; Early day scene in gold canyon when gold was first discovered in Nevada in 1850.

Virginia & Truckee ore train Crown Point trestle ; Virginia & Truckee ...

Photographs show trains, train depot, and trestle bridge; also earlier photograph of men looking for gold; at the Comstock Lode, Nevada. Title from item. Illus. in: Souvenir of the Comstock. Embracing the princ... more

[Panning for gold, Puerto Rico]

[Panning for gold, Puerto Rico]

Frank and Frances Carpenter Collection.

Miners of the Comstock, as they work under ground.  Ophir mine.  Gould & Curry mine.  Three Bickell brothers who lost their lives in the fire in Gold Hill mine, April 7th, 1869.  Savage mine.  Chollar mine

Miners of the Comstock, as they work under ground. Ophir mine. Gould...

Composite of five reproductions of photographic prints. Photographed and copyrighted, 1890, by Jas. H. Crockwell, Virginia City, Nevada. In album: Souvenir of the Comstock, p. 20.

Black, Chinese and White laborers in a gold mine in South Africa

Black, Chinese and White laborers in a gold mine in South Africa

Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. LOT subdivision subject: South Africa. Frank and Frances Carpenter Collection (Library of Congress). Caption card tracings: Mines... Gold; Chi... more

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