Cartoon shows the old courthouse in Philadelphia during the October 1, 1764 election where a line of men wait at the steps on the right to enter the courthouse and cast their votes; in the foreground, many men,... more
Silas Deane, head-and-shoulders portrait, left profile, in medallion. Illus. in: The European magazine, and London review. [London : Philological Society of London] 1783 October, p. 243. After a drawing by Pier... more
John Dickinson, head-and-shoulders portrait, left profile, in medallion. Illus. from: Portraits des généraux, ministres et magistrats [...]. Paris : 1781, no. 11. After a drawing by Pierre Eugène Du Simitière. ... more
Print shows session of the First Continental Congress, September 1774, in Carpenter's Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Title from item. Illus. in: Essais historiques et politiques sur les Anglo-Américains, ...... more
Print shows Benjamin Franklin, head-and-shoulders portrait, left profile, in oval over the epigram: Eripuit cælo fulmen; sceptrumque tyrannis. Title from item. Illus. in: The Massachusetts magazine, or, Monthly... more
Print shows view of the home of Samuel Meredith. Massa. Mag. Illus. in: The Massachusetts Magazine, or, Monthly Museum of Knowledge and Rational Entertainment. Boston : Isaih Thomas and Ebenezer T. Andrews, 179... more
Photograph shows Tripolitan gun boats firing on the U.S.S. Philadelphia and during the Tripolitan Wars, 1803. Title from item. Original engraving by Charles Denoon not in LC collection, which has only a blac... more
Photograph of original engraving by John b. Guerrazzi shows the United States frigate Philadelphia aflame during the First Tripolitan War, 1803. Title from item. Original engraving not in LC collection, which ... more
Print shows a view of the Schuylkill Bridge at High Street, Philadelphia, with exposed frame structure prior to being enclosed; insert at bottom center shows a view of the bridge as covered. On the left, a man ... more
Print shows an advertisement for gun maker John Krider of Philadelphia, with two hunters sitting, holding their guns, with their dogs, and a man fishing on the bank of a stream, as the central image enclosed by... more
Print showing four vignette views on one sheet; upper left, "Franklin Library in 1800", bottom left, "Swedes Church Southwark", upper right, "Pennsylvania Hospital in 1800", and bottom right, "High St. Market H... more
(DLC/PP-1996:023.12) Notations below, above and within image identify types of ships and places. Philadelphia Print Shop Inventory no. 152. Title from item. Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection (Library o... more
Print shows an advertisement for West's Blacking Climax with five adults, a child, and a dog using smoked glass to observe West's Blacking logo eclipse the sun. The man on the left states, "What an awful eclips... more
Scott, Mackenzie, Wilson, Crabbe, Lockhart, Wordsworth, Jeffrey, Ferguson, Moore, Allen, Campbell, Wilkie, and Constable seated at table. Engraved for the Eclectic magazine.
Print shows pedestrians on a broad sidewalk in front of the Second Bank of the United States in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, a Greek revival style building designed by William Strickland.
Print shows Andrew Jackson, full-length portrait, sitting in a chair, facing front, with legs crossed and hands on lap. Title from item. (DLC/PP-1998:151) Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection at the Libra... more
Print shows two hummingbirds on a flower. Title from item. Printed at bottom center: Pl. 10 Vo. 2. (DLC/PP-2001:068) Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection at the Library of Congress.
The arrival by boat of Lewis Cass and Colonel McKenney at Butte des Morts, Wisconsin, 1827. Illus. in: The aboriginal port-folio : a collection of portraits of the most celebrated chiefs of the North American I... more
Kee-O-Kuck or the Watching Fox, full length portrait, standing, facing slightly left, wearing traditional dress, at Prairie du Chien, 1825. Illus. in: The aboriginal port-folio : a collection of portraits of th... more
Print shows citizens engaged in a number of activities on a busy street. A carriage is dropping off or picking up luggage at the hotel while guests are relaxing on the balcony. (DLC/PP-1993:212.23) Title from i... more
Title devised by Library staff. On item: "City street, in Southwark or another section of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania." Stamped on verso: From the file of James F. Queen artist, 1824-1889. (DLC/PP-1997:105) Form... more
(DLC/PP-1995:140.47) Philadelphia Print Shop inventory no. 47. Title devised by Library staff from inventory. Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection (Library of Congress).
Framed. Accompanying labels detached from cover glass: "27" and "11." Label from back of frame: Daguerreotypes are "mirror Reflections" and show the picture in reverse. This is an entrance to Independence Squar... more
Print shows an advertisement for the American Bank Note Company with an engraved illustration showing the "Signing the Declaration of Independence" and on the verso the full text of the Declaration of Independe... more
Print showing Henry Clay, full-length portrait, sitting with legs crossed, facing front, with right arm resting on a table, and holding papers in lap with left hand. Title from item. Entered according to Act of... more
Print shows presidential candidate William Henry Harrison as a military leader in dress uniform holding his sword. A laurel wreath below his portrait names him as a hero of War of 1812 battles. This portrait wa... more
Print showing deathbed scene of Reverend John Wesley. Those attending Wesley are, from l. to right as listed on the print, Miss Sarah Wesley, a medical assistant, Rev. J. Bradford, Rev. P. Dickinson, Mrs. Charl... more
Print shows a street view of a large house under construction beyond two trees in the foreground; also shows pedestrians and, arriving on the left, a workman carrying a ladder. Title from item. Inscribed in pen... more
Print shows a street view with the High Street marketplace on the left and the First Presbyterian Church on the right, with pedestrians on the sidewalk and service carts on the cobblestone street. Title from it... more
Print shows two men standing at a table on which is a pledge, one of them is offering a feather pen to another man who is standing with his wife and child.
Attributed to William Y. McAllister. Case: plain leather double case; pressure sensitive label attached to case: 22/23. Housed in case with DAG no. 1277. Printed on paper label on back of case: William Y. McAll... more
Print shows No-Tin, a Chippewa chief, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slighly right, wearing a headdress with two feathers, a neckband, and a blanket over his left shoulder.
Signs on buildings include: Walking Canes, McAllister, McAllister & Son, W.G. Mason Engraver, A.J. McDuffee. In frame with gold leaf around window opening. Paper label on back of frame: View of houses No. 46 to... more
Title devised by Library staff. Philadelphia Print Shop Inventory, no. 628. (DLC/PP-1993:212.34). Forms part of: John Rubens Smith Collection (Library of Congress). Exhibited: "American Treasures" at the Librar... more
Print shows a variety of bonnets on stands on a table. Includes text advertising Madame Petit's millinery store in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
A large ornamented membership certificate for a Philadelphia nativist organization. The motto "Beware of Foreign Influence" appears on a streamer above a bust portrait of George Washington. The Washington portr... more
Drawing showing sailboats and rowboat on river. Purchase; William Reese Company; 2000; (DLC/PP-2000:086). Title from item. Alternate title from accompanying caption. Accession box no. DLC/PP-2000:086
Print showing James Madison, bust portrait, facing right, in frame. Title from item. From series: Portraits of the Presidents. Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1846 by C.S. Williams, in the Cler... more
Advertising or window display card showing a woman looking into a mirror, admiring the curls in her hair. Includes text advertising a Brazilian hair curling liquid.
Print shows an exterior view of St. Mary's Hall from the Delaware River, with stone retaining wall along the river, trees on the lawn and the building at center, reflected in the river.
Print shows in two horizontal panels, at top, eight men, a woman, and four children standing outdoors along a dirt roadway, one man is dressed for hunting and carrying a rifle, and at bottom, six men, five chil... more
Print shows a temporary tabernacle building surrounded by a curtained wall in a large clearing with tents comprising the "First Division Camp of Judah" on the east side, the "Second Division Camp of Reuben" on ... more
Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Lithography, engraving and printing establishment of Augs. Kollner : designer, engraver & lithographer, copperplate & lithographic printer, [p. 3]
Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Lithography, engraving and printing establishment of Augs. Kollner : designer, engraver & lithographer, copperplate & lithographic printer, [verso of last page]
Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Lithography, engraving and printing establishment of Augs. Kollner : designer, engraver & lithographer, copperplate & lithographic printer, [p. 7]
Print shows a crowd at "Masonic Hall" during "Naylor's Grand Fancy Dress Party", a masquerade with an orchestra playing on the right as revelers mingle on the main floor and on the balconies. [Source: Library C... more