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The U.S.M. Mississippi passenger steamer

The U.S.M. Mississippi passenger steamer

Wreckage of large riverboat in bayou swamp. Wood engraving by W. Redding after drawing by Chas. Graham. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly. Reference copy may be in LOT 4427. This record contains unverified, old data f... More

[James Bruce Elgin, 8th Earl of Elgin, head-and-shoulders portrait, three-quarters to right]

[James Bruce Elgin, 8th Earl of Elgin, head-and-shoulders portrait, th...

Identification from a woodcut engraving from an ambrotype by Brady in Harper's Weekly, June 6, 1857, p. 357. Corners trimmed. Purchase; Alice H. Cox and Mary H. Evans; 1954. Forms part of: Brady-Handy collectio... More

Geo. Wm. Curtis. Mathew Brady photograph of American Civil War period.

Geo. Wm. Curtis. Mathew Brady photograph of American Civil War period.

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Copy neg; Editor of Harper's Weekly; Born Prov., R.I. 1824; 1850 NY Tribune; 1853 Harper's Monthly; 1857 Editor of Harpers Weekly; 1867 Editor of Harper's B... More

The cook

The cook

African American woman in kitchen. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, v. 12, 1856. See LC-USZ62-2571. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

The dry-goods epidemic, Broadway at three P.M. / W. del.

The dry-goods epidemic, Broadway at three P.M. / W. del.

Cover of Harper's Weekly with illustration showing crowd of women, men and children exiting and entering "O.L.D. Pinchpence" dry goods store during a sale. Title from item. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 1, no.... More

The governor's mansion, Lecompton, Kansas Territory

The governor's mansion, Lecompton, Kansas Territory

Men on horseback outside a log building. Title from item. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 1, no. 23 (1857 June 6), p. 356.

Composite of eight illustrations showing skyline view of St. Louis, Missouri, portraits of William H. Clement and P.W. Strader, train crossing the prairies, southern Illinois, tunnel on the Whitewater, and bridge over the Wabash at Vincennes, Indiana

Composite of eight illustrations showing skyline view of St. Louis, Mi...

Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, v. 2, (1857 July 4), p. 429. Title and other information transcribed from caption card.

The election--At the polls / W.J.H.

The election--At the polls / W.J.H.

Cartoon of scene at election polls, with 2 people fighting. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 1, 1857 Nov. 7, p. 712.

Temple block, with tabernacle, Salt Lake City

Temple block, with tabernacle, Salt Lake City

Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, 1857 July 11. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

William Bradford Reed, 1806-1876

William Bradford Reed, 1806-1876

Half lgth., seated, facing left. U.S. Commissioner to China. After a photoprint by Broadbent, of Philadelphia. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, (1857 June 6), p. 357. This record contains unverified data from captio... More

David Wilmot, 1814-1868

David Wilmot, 1814-1868

Head and shoulders, facing left. Copy negative reproduced from microfilm. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, v. 1, 1858, p. 596. Reference copy may be in Biog. File. This record contains unverified, old data from capt... More

James Gordon Bennett, Esq. / SW [monogram]

James Gordon Bennett, Esq. / SW [monogram]

James Gordon Bennett, Esq., half-length portrait, standing, facing right. Photographed by Brady. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, vol. 2, 1858 July 10, title page.

Interior of an Officer's Tent - Utah Expedition [Gen. Albert Johnston's Exped.]

Interior of an Officer's Tent - Utah Expedition [Gen. Albert Johnston'...

Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, v. 2, (1858 January 30), p. 73. Title and other information transcribed from caption card.

[United States Revenue Cutter Harriet Lane]

[United States Revenue Cutter Harriet Lane]

Full, broadside. Wood engraving from Harper's Weekly, 1858. "NFP." This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Ships United States Harriet Lane; United States Coast Guard... More

The ceremony at the grave, in Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Virginia [Funeral of Pres. James Monroe]

The ceremony at the grave, in Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Virginia [...

Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, v. 2, (1858 July 17), p. 457. Ref. copy in PRES FILE - Monroe, James Graves. Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Caption card tracings: Geogr. (3); Cemeteries;... More

Mayor's Tiemann's race to the voting-place as the escort of United States soldiers / J.M.L.

Mayor's Tiemann's race to the voting-place as the escort of United Sta...

Mayor Tiemann and soldiers running to the polls in New York City. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1858 Nov. 13, p. 724.

Exhuming the remains of President Monroe in the Second Street Cemetery, NYC [Funeral of Pres. James Monroe]

Exhuming the remains of President Monroe in the Second Street Cemetery...

Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, v. 2, (1858 July 17), p. 456. Ref. copy in PRES FILE - Monroe, James Graves. Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Caption card tracings: Geogr. (3); Cemeteries;... More

The last ball of the season / A. Hoppin.

The last ball of the season / A. Hoppin.

Print shows a dance in progress in a ballroom. Title from item. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 2, no. 60 (1858 February 20), p. 120.

Lying in State at the City Hall, New York [Funeral of Pres. James Monroe]

Lying in State at the City Hall, New York [Funeral of Pres. James Monr...

Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, v. 2, (1858 July 17), p. 457. Ref. copy in PRES FILE - Monroe, James Graves. Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Caption card tracings: Geogr. (3); Cemeteries;... More

Mayor's Tiemann's race to the voting-place as the escort of United States soldiers / J.M.L.  The voting-place, No. 488 Pearl Street, in the Sixth Ward, New York City.

Mayor's Tiemann's race to the voting-place as the escort of United Sta...

Mayor Tiemann and soldiers running to the polls in New York City; the "voting-place" is a tavern. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 2 (1858 Nov. 13), p. 724.

Husking the corn in New England

Husking the corn in New England

Corn husking party in barn. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1858 Nov. 13, p. 728.

A Presidential reception at the White House, Washington

A Presidential reception at the White House, Washington

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1858 March 13, p. 168.

General James Watson Webb / SW [monogram]

General James Watson Webb / SW [monogram]

James Watson Webb, three-quarter length portrait, standing, facing right. Photographed by Fredericks. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 2, 1858 Sept. 4, title page.

Cod-fishing on the Newfoundland shores

Cod-fishing on the Newfoundland shores

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 2, 1858 May 22, p. 333.

The Paraguay Squadron

The Paraguay Squadron

[Ships and boats]: WATER WITCH, the flag-ship SABINE, WESTERNPORT, FULTON, SUPPLY, HARRIET LANE and MEMPHIS. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, (1858 Oct. 16), p. 669. This record contains unverified data from caption card.

[Four scenes of European emigrants in America] / W.J. Hennessey del.

[Four scenes of European emigrants in America] / W.J. Hennessey del.

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1858 June 26, p. 405.

The Bivouac [on the Plains, Utah Territory]

The Bivouac [on the Plains, Utah Territory]

Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, v. 3, (1858 April 4), p. 265, top. Title and other information transcribed from caption card.

Col. Johnston, commanding Utah expedition

Col. Johnston, commanding Utah expedition

Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, v. 2, (1858 January 30), p. 72. Title and other information transcribed from caption card.

Kansas sketches

Kansas sketches

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 2, no. 64 (1858 March 20), p. 192.

The purchase of Cuba pictorially considered, after the passage of the act appropriating thirty millions for the purpose, A.D. Eighteen hundred and ???? / Hoppin.

The purchase of Cuba pictorially considered, after the passage of the ...

Illustration with 9 scenes showing effects on America of annexation of Cuba including an increase in size and amount of cigars smoked, babies eating oranges and bananas, the U.S. Treasury depleted, and bullfigh... More

Street scene in London--winter evening / Ts. Nast.

Street scene in London--winter evening / Ts. Nast.

Crowded London street with food vendors, children in rags, and well-dressed men and women passing by. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1859 April 2, p. 212.

Daniel Edgar Sickles, 1819-1914

Daniel Edgar Sickles, 1819-1914

Bust, facing slightly right. Wood engr. after photo by Brady. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, 1859 March 12, p. 268. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Photog. Index... More

Carolos Antonio Lopez, 1790-1862

Carolos Antonio Lopez, 1790-1862

Head and shoulders, facing front. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly ? 1859. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

Teresa Bagioli Sickles

Teresa Bagioli Sickles

1/2 lgth., facing left. Wood engraving after photo by Brady. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, 1859 March 12, p. 168. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Photog. Index;... More

En route for Harper's Ferry

En route for Harper's Ferry

John Brown, 1800-1859. Wood engraving by Porte Crayon. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, 1859 Nov. 26, p. 756. Reference copy may be in Biog. File. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption... More

A baseball match at the Elysian Fields, Hoboken

A baseball match at the Elysian Fields, Hoboken

Illustration showing a small crowd gathered around the edges of a field watching a baseball game. Title from item. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 3, no. 146 (1859 October 15), pp. 664-665.

A Day in the Country - The Picnic

A Day in the Country - The Picnic

Humourous picnic scene; man helping well-dressed woman into rowboat. Microfilm copy of wood engraving. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, 1859 Aug. 6, p. 504. Reference copy may be in LOT 4394A. This record contains u... More

The cricket match played at Hoboken on October 3-6, 1859, between the All England Eleven and the United States Twenty-Two A baseball match at the Elysian Fields, Hoboken.

The cricket match played at Hoboken on October 3-6, 1859, between the ...

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 3, no. 146 (1859 Oct. 15), pp. 664-665.

A skating scene

A skating scene

Ice skating. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1859 Feb. 12, p. 100. After drawing by E. Whitney.

Now ready: the Dred Scott decision--Opinion of Chief-Justice Roger B. Taney ...

Now ready: the Dred Scott decision--Opinion of Chief-Justice Roger B. ...

Advertisement for pamphlet of the Supreme Court's Dred Scott decision by Van Evrie, Horton & Co., No. 40 Ann Street, New York. Title from item. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 3, no. 134 (1859 July 23), p. 479.

The real "irrepressible conflict"--[See Congressional debates]

The real "irrepressible conflict"--[See Congressional debates]

Two men fighting in front of sign pointing way to White House. Title from item. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 3, no. 156 (1859 Dec. 24), p. 832.

The new American iron steamship "Champion," of the Vanderbilt line

The new American iron steamship "Champion," of the Vanderbilt line

Illustration showing the starboard side of the side-wheel steamship "Champion." Title from item. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 3, no. 144 (1859 October 1), p. 625.

The Trial of the Hon. Daniel E. Sickles for the murder of P. Barton Key, Esq., at Washington, D.C.

The Trial of the Hon. Daniel E. Sickles for the murder of P. Barton Ke...

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1859 April 9, p. 232.

The city of Chicago, Illinois

The city of Chicago, Illinois

Bird's-eye panorama, with border vignettes of buildings and landmarks. Wood engraving by Lossing-Barritt. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, (1859 Sept. 10). Reference copy may be in LOT 4389 C. This record contains u... More

Philip Barton Key, d. 1859

Philip Barton Key, d. 1859

Head and shoulders, facing front. Wood engraving after photo by Brady. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, 1859 March 12, p. 168. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Phot... More

Captain Page of the Paraguay expedition / From a photograph by Brady.

Captain Page of the Paraguay expedition / From a photograph by Brady.

Captain Thomas J. Page, three-quarater length portrait, standing, facing right. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1859 April 2, p. 217.

The flood in the Mississippi

The flood in the Mississippi

People in boats and on a rooftop. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, (1859 May 14), p. 312. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Floods; Mississippi River.

The Napier Ball at Willard's Hotel, Washington City, on February 17, 1859 / E. Hooper, del.

The Napier Ball at Willard's Hotel, Washington City, on February 17, 1...

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. III, no. 114 (1859 March 5), p. 152. Title from item.

Mistress Columbia, who has been taking a nap, suddenly wakes up and calls her noisy scholars to order / J.M.L.

Mistress Columbia, who has been taking a nap, suddenly wakes up and ca...

Columbia seated at desk at the front of a classroom with members of Congress seated on each side of the room divided by the Mason-Dixon line, the North on the left and the South on the right; there is fighting ... More

McClellan and staff. L to R: Capt. Clark, Gen. McClellan, Capt. Van Vliet, Maj. Barry

McClellan and staff. L to R: Capt. Clark, Gen. McClellan, Capt. Van Vl...

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Annotation from negative, scratched on emulsion: 1640. See Harper's Weekly, vol. 1861, p. 532. Credit line: Civil war photographs, 1861-1865, Library of Con... More

Naval action between the U.S. Sloop SARATOGA and two Mexican steamers

Naval action between the U.S. Sloop SARATOGA and two Mexican steamers

MIRAMON and MARQUEZ, off Vera Cruz, 6 March 1860. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, vol. 4 (1860 March 31), p. 204. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Naval battles; M... More

Grand torch-light parade of the New York firemen in honor of the Prince of Wales, passing the Fifth Avenue Hotel, October 13, 1860

Grand torch-light parade of the New York firemen in honor of the Princ...

Illustration showing firemen marching with torches and lights by hotel balcony where Prince of Wales watches with his retinue. Title from item. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 4, no. 199 (1860 Oct. 20), p. 660.

McClellan and staff. L to R: Capt. Clark, Gen. McClellan, Capt. Van Vliet, Maj. Barry

McClellan and staff. L to R: Capt. Clark, Gen. McClellan, Capt. Van Vl...

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. See Harper's Weekly, vol. 1861, p. 532. Credit line: Civil war photographs, 1861-1865, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. General informa... More

Natural Mistakes

Natural Mistakes

Cartoon showing two examples of mistaken identity between African Americans and Japanese. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, 1860 June 30, p. 416. Reference copy may be in LOT 4448. This record contains unverified, ol... More

Expulsion of Negroes and abolitionists from Tremont Temple, Boston, Massachusetts, on December 3, 1860

Expulsion of Negroes and abolitionists from Tremont Temple, Boston, Ma...

Illus. in Harper's weekly, Dec. 15, 1860, p. 788.

Hon. William L. Yancey

Hon. William L. Yancey

William L. Yancey, three-quarter length portrait, standing, facing slightly right. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 4, no. 194 (1860 Sept. 15), p. 580.

"These gentlemen are not in the least disappointed at having been passed over by the convention, and are going to support the candidate with the greatest enthusiasm"

"These gentlemen are not in the least disappointed at having been pass...

Caricature of defeated candidates, weeping. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, 1860, p. 288. Reference copy may be in LOT 4712. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales at the tomb of Washington, October 1860

His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales at the tomb of Washington, Octo...

The Prince of Wales and other men gathered outside Washington's tomb, Mount Vernon, Virginia. Illus. from: Harper's Weekly, 1860.

Palmetto-tree, and old custom-house, at Charleston, South Carolina

Palmetto-tree, and old custom-house, at Charleston, South Carolina

Groups of people gathered near a palmetto tree in front of the old customs house in Charleston, South Carolina. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 4, no. 205 (1860 December 1), p. 753 (title page, bottom).

The ball at Tammany Hall, New York, on January 8, 1860, in commemoration of the anniversary of the battle of New Orleans

The ball at Tammany Hall, New York, on January 8, 1860, in commemorati...

Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, 1860. Reference copy may be in LOT 4394 A. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

Beauties of the franking priviledge / F.B.

Beauties of the franking priviledge / F.B.

Illustration shows a congressman, Mr. Mulligan, unpacking his laundry and commenting that he has used up his daily franking priviledge. The artist comments: Mails his clothes-bag under his frank, and has his li... More

The captured Mexican steamer MIRAMON, with the U.S. sloop  PREBLE, lying off Algiers, La.

The captured Mexican steamer MIRAMON, with the U.S. sloop PREBLE, lyi...

Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, 1860. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Int. relations Mexico-U.S. 1860; Navy, U.S. 1860; La. Algiers 1860; Ships, US Govt. PREBLE 1... More

The seventh regiment New York State militia in the cars en route for Washington / from a sketch by our own artist.

The seventh regiment New York State militia in the cars en route for W...

Print shows men of the 7th Regiment of New York militia inside a railroad car. Title from item. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 4, no. 166 (1860 March 3), p. 136 (top).

Grand procession of Wide-Awakes at New York on the evening of October 3, 1860.  Republican Wide Awakes in N.Y. - Lincoln-Hamlin Campaign [Printing-House Square (Park Row and Nassau St.)]

Grand procession of Wide-Awakes at New York on the evening of October ...

Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, v. 4, (1860 October 13), p.648-649. File print in LOT 4406 (1860). Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Caption card tracings: NY NYC Streets; NY NYC Squares; P... More

The Fourth of July. Eighty years ago

The Fourth of July. Eighty years ago

Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, v. 4, (1860 July 14), p. 440. Ref. copy in 4412-NE. Title and other information transcribed from caption card.

Hon. Abraham Lincoln, born in Kentucky, February 12, 1809 / photographed by Brady.

Hon. Abraham Lincoln, born in Kentucky, February 12, 1809 / photograph...

Abraham Lincoln, half-length portrait, standing, facing slightly left. Wood engraving after photograph by Brady. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 4, (1860 Nov. 10), p. 705.

The Japanese embassadors and suite at dinner at Willards, Washington

The Japanese embassadors and suite at dinner at Willards, Washington

Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, 1860 May 26. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

Ball given by the City of New York to the Japan[es]e embassy at the Metropolitan Hotel, June 25, 1860

Ball given by the City of New York to the Japan[es]e embassy at the Me...

Print shows many people seated and standing at a ball in the ballroom of the Metropolitan Hotel, New York City, New York. Title from item. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 4, no. 183 (1860 June 30), pp. 408-09.

[South Carolina - Charleston - Democratic National Convention 1860. 4 scenes: St. Andrews Hal, exterior; Hibernian Hall, exterior; Yates Hall, interior, sleeping hall full of cots; Committee room of the Massachusetts delegation]

[South Carolina - Charleston - Democratic National Convention 1860. 4 ...

Four wood engravings in: Harper's Weekly, 1860. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

The seceding South Carolina delegation. Keitt, Boyce, Chestnut, M'Queen, Ashmore, Hammond, Bonham, Miles

The seceding South Carolina delegation. Keitt, Boyce, Chestnut, M'Quee...

Wood engraving composite. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, (1860 Dec. 22). Reference copy may be in LOT 4412A.. LC-USZ62-36924 is similar (it shows entire page with masthead, this neg. shows only portraits). This r... More

Meeting of the Southern seceeders from the Democratic Convention at St. Adnrew's Hall, Charleston, S.C. April 30, 1860

Meeting of the Southern seceeders from the Democratic Convention at St...

Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, 1860. Reference copy may be in LOT 4421A. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: US Hist.; Shelf.

The Republicans in nominating co[nv]ent[ion] in their wigwam at Chicago, May 1860

The Republicans in nominating co[nv]ent[ion] in their wigwam at Chicag...

Crowd of mostly women watching Republican convention from upper gallery of a large hall. Title from item. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 4, no. 177 (1860 May 19), pp. 312-313.

Scenes in Charleston, S.C. [composite of 4 wood engravings]: Tomb of John C. Calhoun, in St. Philip's Churchyard; the old powder magazine, Cumberland Street; the Palmetto Flag; the Palmetto Cockade

Scenes in Charleston, S.C. [composite of 4 wood engravings]: Tomb of J...

Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, 1860 Nov. 24, title page. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

The War balloon at General M'Dowell's head-quarters preparing for a reconnoissance / sketched by Ed. Pietsch.

The War balloon at General M'Dowell's head-quarters preparing for a re...

Illus. from: Harper's weekly, 1861 Oct. 26, p. 679.

The Western wharves at Washington where Army supplies are received

The Western wharves at Washington where Army supplies are received

Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, v. 5, 1861, p. 615. Ref. copy may be in LOT 4420 T. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

Union spy at Camp Griffin, 1861

Union spy at Camp Griffin, 1861

Photograph shows Union soldier on horseback at Camp Griffin, Langley, Virginia. Photograph probably by G. H. Houghton, photographer of other photographs in this album and fellow resident of Mead's in Brattlebor... More

Map of part of Maryland and Virginia : showing the probable theatre of the war

Map of part of Maryland and Virginia : showing the probable theatre of...

From: Harper's weekly, May 4, 1861, p. 275-276. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. Available ... More

A United States Army supply train passing through Hagerstown, Maryland

A United States Army supply train passing through Hagerstown, Maryland

Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, v. 5, 1861, p. 615. Ref. copy may be in LOT 4420 T. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

"The Battle of Carthage, Missouri. From a Sketch Made on the Spot"

"The Battle of Carthage, Missouri. From a Sketch Made on the Spot"

Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, (1861 August 3), p. 486. Reference copy may be in LOT 4416 R (1861). This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

Heading herring

Heading herring

African American woman cleaning herring, N.C. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, (1861 Sept. 28). Reference copy may be in LOT 4397L. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

The Eleventh Indiana Regiment of Zouaves...

The Eleventh Indiana Regiment of Zouaves...

5 camp scenes, including men dancing together. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, 1861 July 20, p. 452 (microfilm copy). Reference copy may be in LOT 4420F. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.... More

The Song [...]he war / Homer, del.

The Song [...]he war / Homer, del.

Composite of seven views of Civil War life, related to song titles, showing soldiers marching, drinking and fighting in camp, woman at home, and black man seated on barrel labeled "contraband". Illus. in: Harpe... More

[Union fife and drum musicians probably at Camp Griffin, Langley, Virginia]

[Union fife and drum musicians probably at Camp Griffin, Langley, Virg...

Photograph probably by G. H. Houghton, photographer of other photographs in this album and fellow resident of Mead's in Brattleboro, Vermont. Houghton worked as a photographer at Camp Griffin and in the Tidewat... More

Submarine Infernal machine intended to destroy the "Minnesota"

Submarine Infernal machine intended to destroy the "Minnesota"

A submarine and a sailing ship. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 5, no. 253 (1861 Nov. 2), p. 701.

[Union teamster or hostler with horse, probably with the 2nd Vermont Infantry Regiment at Camp Griffin, Langley, Virginia]

[Union teamster or hostler with horse, probably with the 2nd Vermont I...

In album: [Album of ephemera and Civil War era photographs; photos and album compiled by Larkin Goldsmith Mead], page 78. Photograph probably by G. H. Houghton, photographer of other photographs in this album a... More

Departure of volunteers from Duqubue, Iowa, April 22, 1861 / Hy. The Eighth Massachusetts Regiment in the rotunda of the Capitol, Washington.

Departure of volunteers from Duqubue, Iowa, April 22, 1861 / Hy. The E...

Top illustration shows crowds on the docks waving farewll as boats loaded with Army troops departs. Bottom illustration shows soldiers,some civilians, and mattresses on the floor in the U.S. Capitol rotunda. Il... More

Arrival of the Twenty-Second Indiana Volunteers, Colonel J.C. Davis, at St. Louis, Missouri / sketched by James Guire.

Arrival of the Twenty-Second Indiana Volunteers, Colonel J.C. Davis, a...

Soldiers getting off steamboat. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 5, no. 246 (1861 Sept. 14), p. 582.

Scenes in the Brooklyn Navy-Yard: Arrival of Cordage

Scenes in the Brooklyn Navy-Yard: Arrival of Cordage

3 men unloading ropes from Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, 1861 Aug. 24, p. 534. Reference copy may be in LOT 4397-I (oversize). This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: N... More

The Thirty-Second Indiana Regiment (Colonel Willich) building pontoons in Kentucky / sketched by Mr. H. Mosler.

The Thirty-Second Indiana Regiment (Colonel Willich) building pontoons...

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 5 (1861 Dec. 14), p. 791.

The expedition to Beaufort - before the attack

The expedition to Beaufort - before the attack

Illustration shows three scenes of naval warfare off the coast of South Carolina during the Civil War. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 5 (1861 Nov. 30), p. 757.

Henrico County Jail, Richmond, Virginia

Henrico County Jail, Richmond, Virginia

Wood engraving after sketch by a Union prisoner. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, 1861. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Va. R-; Civil War Prisons Richmond; Geogr.; Shelf.

[Page of text with articles: Commander Dahlgren and his guns; the Washington Navy-yard; the United States fleet off Fort Pickens; the Departure of the "Atlantic" and "Baltic" with troops; and Ye knyghte, ye squire, and ye ladye, a metrical romance of the Middle Ages]

[Page of text with articles: Commander Dahlgren and his guns; the Wash...

Page from: Harper's weekly, 1861 April 20, p. 246.

Presentation of colors to the Garibaldi Zouaves, New York, May, 1861 The Garibaldi Zouaves on the double-quick in Broadway.

Presentation of colors to the Garibaldi Zouaves, New York, May, 1861 T...

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 5, 1861 June 8, p. 362.

The navy-yard at Norfolk, Va.

The navy-yard at Norfolk, Va.

Looking toward docks; PENNSYLVANIA anchored in foreground. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, (1861 Mar. 16). Reference copy may be in LOT 4387 B. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption c... More

Map showing the comparitive area of the Northern and Southern states east of the Rocky Mountains, 1861

Map showing the comparitive area of the Northern and Southern states e...

Title from item. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 5, no. 217 (1861 February 23), p. 124. Exhibited: "With Malice Toward None : The Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Exhibition" at the Library of Congress, Washington, ... More

How "The Southern Commissioner" tried to mould [sic] public opinion in England

How "The Southern Commissioner" tried to mould [sic] public opinion in...

Images of the "Southern Commissioner" in England, trying to talk to Queen Victoria, drinking with the "Lord Mayor," meeting Lord J. Russell, throwing money at "the populace," giving a check to "the press" and h... More

The dangerous playmate--A singular instance of fascination

The dangerous playmate--A singular instance of fascination

Cartoon showing innocent infant "Jonny Bull" feeding coins to snake "Rebellion, slavery". Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 5, no. 259 (1861 Dec. 14), p. 800.

The Army of the Potomac--the picket-guard

The Army of the Potomac--the picket-guard

Three soldiers by river. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1861, Nov. 2, p. 694, bottom.

Presidents Buchanan and Lincoln entering the Senate Chamber before the Inauguration

Presidents Buchanan and Lincoln entering the Senate Chamber before the...

Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, 1861 March 16, p. 165. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.