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The election, a medley, humbly inscribed to Squire Lilliput, professor of scurrility

The election, a medley, humbly inscribed to Squire Lilliput, professor...

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

J. Dickenson [sic] / drawn from the life by Du Simitier in Philadelphia ; engraved by B.L. Prevost at Paris.

J. Dickenson [sic] / drawn from the life by Du Simitier in Philadelphi...

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

Silas Deane, Esq. / drawn from the life by Dusimitiere, at Philadelphia ; W. Angus sculp.

Silas Deane, Esq. / drawn from the life by Dusimitiere, at Philadelphi...

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

Premiere assemblée du congrès / dessiné par le Barbier Peintre du Roi ; gravé par Godefroy de l'Academie Imple. et Royale de Vienne &c.

Premiere assemblée du congrès / dessiné par le Barbier Peintre du Roi ...

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

B. Franklin, L.L.D. F.R.S. - born at Boston in New England, Jan. 6th 1706 - died at Philadelphia, April 17th 1790

B. Franklin, L.L.D. F.R.S. - born at Boston in New England, Jan. 6th 1...

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

Green Hill, the seat of Samuel Meredith Esqr. near Philadelphia / J. Hoffman del. ; S. Hill sc.

Green Hill, the seat of Samuel Meredith Esqr. near Philadelphia / J. H...

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

A perspective view of the loss of the U.S. frigate Philadelphia in which is represented her relative position to the Tripolitan gunboats ...

A perspective view of the loss of the U.S. frigate Philadelphia in whi...

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

William Russell Birch - Schuylkill Bridge, High Street, Philadelphia

William Russell Birch - Schuylkill Bridge, High Street, Philadelphia

Print shows view of the Schuylkill Bridge with an inset showing the bridge covered. Title from item.

The Burning of the fregate the Philadelphia in the harbor of Tripoli ...

The Burning of the fregate the Philadelphia in the harbor of Tripoli ....

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

Schuylkill Bridge High Street Philadelphia / [drawn by W. Birch ; engraved by S. Seymour].

Schuylkill Bridge High Street Philadelphia / [drawn by W. Birch ; engr...

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

Architectural drawing for a house for John Markoe, near 9th Street and Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Architectural drawing for a house for John Markoe, near 9th Street and...

Working drawing showing vestibule doors, moldings, and hardware as plans, elevations, sections, and details; rendering. UNIT title devised. City, building name, and client's first name from O'Gorman's Drawing t... More

Masonic Hall, Philadelphia, Landscape view print

Masonic Hall, Philadelphia, Landscape view print

Print showing street view of Masonic Hall in Philadelphia. 617 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. To James Milnor Esqr. R.W.G.M. and Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania this plate is inscribed by their brother W. ... More

Sellers & Pennock 231 High Street Philadelphia

Sellers & Pennock 231 High Street Philadelphia

Print shows an advertisement for Sellers & Pennock showing several men operating a firehose water-pumping machine. Title from item. Caption continues: Patent rivet hose, fire bucket and hydraulion manufacturers... More

Convention at Philadelphia, 1787

Convention at Philadelphia, 1787

George Washington addressing a group of men in a hall at the Constitutional Convention in 1787. Reference copy in SPECIFIC SUBJ FILE. Illus. in: A history of the United States of America / Hartford : Huntington... More

First plate of four subjects, for Birch's Philadelphia

First plate of four subjects, for Birch's Philadelphia

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

Life in Philadelphia. Plate 13 / Clay fecit 1829.

Life in Philadelphia. Plate 13 / Clay fecit 1829.

Print shows an African American couple walking on the street; the woman asks the man whether he likes the waltz. Exchange; (DLC/PP-1973:253). Title from item. Caption: "How you like de waltz, Mr. Lorenzo?" "'... More

View of Philadelphia as seen from top of Great Ship House, Augt. 1829 / Smith, John R.

View of Philadelphia as seen from top of Great Ship House, Augt. 1829 ...

(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

Sir Walter Scott and his literary friends at Abbotsford / painted by Thos. Faed ; engd. by J. Sartain, Phila.

Sir Walter Scott and his literary friends at Abbotsford / painted by T...

Scott, Mackenzie, Wilson, Crabbe, Lockhart, Wordsworth, Jeffrey, Ferguson, Moore, Allen, Campbell, Wilkie, and Constable seated at table. Engraved for the Eclectic magazine.

The chaplet, a waltz by Flora / Kennedy & Lucas lithography, Philada.

The chaplet, a waltz by Flora / Kennedy & Lucas lithography, Philada.

Sheet music cover showing tree with branches containing lines of music, and bees denoting sharps.

Great solar eclipse. To be seen every day at West's observatory, No. 7 Pear St. Philadelphia. NB No postponement on account of weather

Great solar eclipse. To be seen every day at West's observatory, No. 7...

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

Like master like man / E.W. Clay del.

Like master like man / E.W. Clay del.

Print shows two African American men, with their seconds, about to fight a duel with pistols at close range.

United States Bank, Philadelphia / drawn by C. Burton, N.Y. ; engraved & printed by Fenner, Sears & Co.

United States Bank, Philadelphia / drawn by C. Burton, N.Y. ; engraved...

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. Title from item. Printe... More

Humming birds / from life & on stone by M.E.D. Brown ; his lith. No. 5 Library St. Phila.

Humming birds / from life & on stone by M.E.D. Brown ; his lith. No. 5...

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.

Andrew Jackson. From the original painting in the possession of Col. C.G. Childs of Philadelphia / painted by W. J. Hubard ; engraved by J. Sartain.

Andrew Jackson. From the original painting in the possession of Col. C...

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

A view of the Butte des Morts treaty ground with the arrival of the commissioners Gov. Lewis Cass and Col. McKenney in 1827 / / painted on the spot by J.O. Lewis ; Lehman & Duval Lithrs. Philada.

A view of the Butte des Morts treaty ground with the arrival of the co...

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 the present Chief of the Sauk tribe and successor to Black Hawk / / painted by J.O. Lewis at the great treaty of Prarie du Chien 1825 ; Lehman & Duval Lithrs. Philada.

Kee-O-Kuck or the Watching Fox the present Chief of the Sauk tribe and...

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

A south east view of Merchants Hotel, nth Fourth St. Philada, J.M. Sanderson & Son / drawn and engraved by J.R. Smith, Philada.

A south east view of Merchants Hotel, nth Fourth St. Philada, J.M. San...

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

James K. Polk. Governor of the state of Tennessee / from life & on stone by Chas. Fenderich ; printed by P.S. Duval, Lith., Philadelphia.

James K. Polk. Governor of the state of Tennessee / from life & on sto...

Print shows James K. Polk, half-length portrait, facing left; includes facsimile signature.

[Philadelphia Merchant's Exchange]

[Philadelphia Merchant's Exchange]

Drawing showing exchange building with surrounding streets and buildings; streets are filled with pedestrians, horse-drawn omnibuses, and soldiers in formation.

[Independence Hall (State House) on Chestnut St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania]

[Independence Hall (State House) on Chestnut St, Philadelphia, Pennsyl...

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

[Officer from the First Troop, Philadelphia, seated by a tent in which a writing desk is visible. A soldier marches with a rifle nearby] / J.R. Smith, 1839, Phila.

[Officer from the First Troop, Philadelphia, seated by a tent in which...

(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).

[Officer from the First Troop, Philadelphia, facing forward, head turned toward right standing before soldier holding horse and another on horseback] / J.R. Smith, Phila., Pa., 1839.

[Officer from the First Troop, Philadelphia, facing forward, head turn...

(DLC/PP-1995:140.49) Philadelphia Print Shop inventory no. 49. Title devised by Library staff from inventory. Forms part of: Marian S. Carson Collection (Library of Congress).

[Soldier from the First City Troop, Philadelphia, in uniform and helmet with a plume, standing on a bluff over looking a river, perhaps the Schuylkill or the Delaware] / J.R. Smith, 1839, Phila.

[Soldier from the First City Troop, Philadelphia, in uniform and helme...

(DLC/PP-1995:140.48) Philadelphia Print Shop inventory no. 48. Title devised by Library staff from inventory. Forms part of: Marian S. Carson Collection (Library of Congress).

Ch. D. Meigs, M.D. Prof. Med & Diseases of women & children in the Jefferson Medical College of Philada. / engraved by Welch & Walter (Of Philada) from a daguerreotype by M.P. Simons.

Ch. D. Meigs, M.D. Prof. Med & Diseases of women & children in the Jef...

Charles Delucena Meigs, half-length portrait, facing slightly left.

General Wm. H. Harrison of Tippecanoe, Fort Meigs and the Thames / on stone by James Queen, P.S. Duval, lith., Phila.

General Wm. H. Harrison of Tippecanoe, Fort Meigs and the Thames / on ...

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

South West gate leading into Indapendance [i.e., Independence] Square, Philada.

South West gate leading into Indapendance [i.e., Independence] Square,...

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

American bank note company, Philadelphia, office 125 S. 5th St.

American bank note company, Philadelphia, office 125 S. 5th St.

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

The orphans prayer / T. Sinclair's lith, Phila.

The orphans prayer / T. Sinclair's lith, Phila.

Young girl in graveyard, angel looks down from sky. Title continues: Respectfully dedicated to Miss Sallie Orne by E. Mack.

Henry Clay / painted by G. Linen ; engraved by J. Sartain. Philada.

Henry Clay / painted by G. Linen ; engraved by J. Sartain. Philada.

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

[Entrance to Independence Square, Philadelphia]

[Entrance to Independence Square, Philadelphia]

Framed. Accompanying labels on cover glass: "28" and "12." Label from back: Daguerreotypes are "mirror reflections" and thus show the ac... picture in reverse. This picture is the South West entrance to Indepen... More

The ox "Pennsylvania" / T. McClelland pinxt. ; lith. of T. Sinclair, Phila.

The ox "Pennsylvania" / T. McClelland pinxt. ; lith. of T. Sinclair, P...

Print showing a large ox, standing, right profile, and lying, facing front. 1285 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Caption continues: Purchased & slaughtered at Philada. Feb. 2nd 1841 by John Drum, Michae... More

The death-bed of Wesley / engraved by John Sartain ; Pub'd. by Wm. Sartain, Phila.

The death-bed of Wesley / engraved by John Sartain ; Pub'd. by Wm. Sar...

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

High Street, with the First Presbyterian church Philadelphia. Taken down in 1820 / designed & published by W. Birch enamel painter, 1800.

High Street, with the First Presbyterian church Philadelphia. Taken do...

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

An unfinished house, in Chesnut Street Philadelphia. Built for the late Robert Morris Esqr. / designed & published by W. Birch enamel painter, 1800 ; republished by Desilver 1841.

An unfinished house, in Chesnut Street Philadelphia. Built for the lat...

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

United States almanac, for the year 1841

United States almanac, for the year 1841

Print shows the title page for the United States Almanac for the year 1841 showing the deity Mercury/Hermes soaring above the waterfront at Philadelphia with ships and boats on the Delaware River and two men mo... More

[North side of Chestnut Street, between Second Street and Third Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania]

[North side of Chestnut Street, between Second Street and Third Street...

In frame with gold leaf around window opening. Paper label on back of frame: North side of Chestnut Street between 2nd & 3rd Streets. Daguerreotype view taken by Mr. Wm. G. Mason. Presented by him to John McAll... More

[North side of Chestnut Street, below Second Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania]

[North side of Chestnut Street, below Second Street, Philadelphia, Pen...

Attributed to William Y. McAllister. Case: plain leather double case; pressure sensitive label attached to case: 22/23. Housed in case with DAG no. 1276. Printed on paper label on back of case: William Y. McAll... More

[North side of Chestnut Street, between Second Street and Third Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania]

[North side of Chestnut Street, between Second Street and Third Street...

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

New suspension bridge at Fairmount, Philadelphia, constructed by Charles Ellet Jr., C.E. / W. Croome, del; engraved by Rawdon, Wright, Hatch & Smille.

New suspension bridge at Fairmount, Philadelphia, constructed by Charl...

Drawn and engraved expressly for Graham's Magazine. Title from item. Gift; Joseph Verner Reed; 1955 July 22.

[North side of Chestnut Street, below Second Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania]

[North side of Chestnut Street, below Second Street, Philadelphia, Pen...

Attributed to William G. Mason. Signs include: Refrigerators, John Gibson, Wines and Liquors, Hotel. In frame with gold leaf around window opening. Paper label on back of frame: Chestnut Street - North side be... More

[John McAllister, Jr., full-length portrait, seated in a chair, outdoors on the roof of 48 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia]

[John McAllister, Jr., full-length portrait, seated in a chair, outdoo...

Written on paper label on back of case: J. McAllister jr 1843 taken by W.Y.M. on the roof of old 48. Written on paper label on the side of the case: J. McAllister by W.Y.M. Case: frame design with leaf motif in... More

Tuko-See-Mathla, a Seminole chief / drawn, printed & coloured at the Lithographic & Print Colouring Establishment, Phila.

Tuko-See-Mathla, a Seminole chief / drawn, printed & coloured at the L...

Print shows Tuko-See-Mathla, full-length portrait, standing, facing right, holding a rifle.

[No. 46 to No. 52, Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania]

[No. 46 to No. 52, Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania]

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

[Southwest view of Sanderson's Franklin House, Chestnut Street, Philadelphia]

[Southwest view of Sanderson's Franklin House, Chestnut Street, Philad...

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

Chestnut St. south side west of 2d

Chestnut St. south side west of 2d

Case: Passe partout mat. Label attached to back of mat: Chestnut St. south side west of 2d about 1844-5 by W.Y. McAllister. Image is not visible on plate. Purchase; Marian S. Carson; 1999; (DLC/PP-1999:126). Fo... More

House N.W. corner of Chestnut and Strawberry Alley

House N.W. corner of Chestnut and Strawberry Alley

Case: Burns's Monument. Label attached to case: By W.Y. McAllister about 1845. Label attached to case: N.W. Chestnut & Strawberry. Title etched on plate. Purchase; Marian S. Carson; 1999; (DLC/PP-1999:126). For... More

French millinery, dress & flower making establishment / on stone by Jas. Queen ; P.S. Duval, Lith. Phila.

French millinery, dress & flower making establishment / on stone by Ja...

Print shows a variety of bonnets on stands on a table. Includes text advertising Madame Petit's millinery store in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Dr. J.N. Keeler's infant cordial and carminative / Lith. of Thos. Sinclair, Phila.

Dr. J.N. Keeler's infant cordial and carminative / Lith. of Thos. Sinc...

Patent medicine label showing woman giving patent medicine to baby. No. 364.

Chester Wharf 20 miles below Philadelphia on the Delaware, July 27, 1846

Chester Wharf 20 miles below Philadelphia on the Delaware, July 27, 18...

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

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.

Nathaniel Chapman, M.D. / engraved by Welch & Walters (of Philadelphia) ; from a daguerreotype by M.P. Simmons.
James Madison - 4th President of the United States / on stone by A. Newsam ; P.S. Duval, lith., Philada.

James Madison - 4th President of the United States / on stone by A. Ne...

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

St. Mary's Hall / lith. of T. Sinclair, Phila.

St. Mary's Hall / lith. of T. Sinclair, Phila.

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. Title from item. Illus. ... More

Dr. Roby's Brazilian hair curling liquid / Wagner & McGuigan lith., Chesnut St. Phila.

Dr. Roby's Brazilian hair curling liquid / Wagner & McGuigan lith., Ch...

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.

Philadelphia State-house / / drawn from nature by Aug. Köllner; lith. by Deroy; printed by Cattier.

Philadelphia State-house / / drawn from nature by Aug. Köllner; lith. ...

Title from item. (DLC/PP-2001:068) Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection at the Library of Congress. Forms part of: Popular graphic art print filing series (Library of Congress).

The tabernacle in the wilderness, and plan of the encampment. Exod. XI. 2 / lith'y. of A. Kollner Phila ; H. Camp's lith'c. press.

The tabernacle in the wilderness, and plan of the encampment. Exod. XI...

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

The high priest in his robes. Exod. xxviii. 39 / lith'y. of A. Kollner Phila ; H. Camp's lith'c. press.

The high priest in his robes. Exod. xxviii. 39 / lith'y. of A. Kollner...

Print shows a priest, full-length portrait, standing, wearing robes, holding a censer with burning incense. Title from item. (DLC/PP-2001:068) Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection at the Library of Congress.

Altar of burnt offering. Exod. xxvii / lith'y. of A. Kollner Phila ; H. Camp's lith'c. press.

Altar of burnt offering. Exod. xxvii / lith'y. of A. Kollner Phila ; H...

Print shows a priest standing before a large altar with a grill on top, on which a ram's head is being consumed by flames. Title from item. (DLC/PP-2001:068) Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection at the Li... More

American fashions, fall & winter 1849-50, by John R. Shankland, no. 100, Chesnut St. Philadelphia / designed & lithographed by Hoffy, No. 20 Sth. 3rd. Street, Philadelphia ; P.S. Duval's Steam lith. Press, Philadelphia.

American fashions, fall & winter 1849-50, by John R. Shankland, no. 10...

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

[Lampshade design with six views: "Kansas", "Jefferson City", "Erie R.R.", "New York", "Niagara", and "Water Works, Phila."]

[Lampshade design with six views: "Kansas", "Jefferson City", "Erie R....

Title devised by Library staff. Stamped on lower left: From the file of James F. Queen artist, 1824-1889. (DLC/PP-1997:105). Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection at the Library of Congress.

Whitemarsh Hall, Phila., Pa.

Whitemarsh Hall, Phila., Pa.

Interior showing staircase and statue of woman and cupid. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection.

[Print speciman of anatomical illustrations of human pelvis and hip bones] / A. Kollner's Lithy., Phila.

[Print speciman of anatomical illustrations of human pelvis and hip bo...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Lithography, engraving and printing establishment of Augs. Kollner : designer, engraver & lithographer, copperplate & lithographic printer, [p. 7]

[Print speciman of botanical illustrations for Aethusa Cynapium, an herb, and Agaricus Muscarius, a mushroom] / Lithy. of A. Kollner, Phila.

[Print speciman of botanical illustrations for Aethusa Cynapium, an he...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Lithography, engraving and printing establishment of Augs. Kollner : designer, engraver & lithographer, copperplate & lithographic printer, [p. 6]

The Sons of Columbia. A national song. Written for the Fourth of July and set to music by Theodore Ascherfeld, Havre De Grace, Md. / Lith. by Otto Knirsch, Phila.

The Sons of Columbia. A national song. Written for the Fourth of July ...

Music cover showing soldiers on parade, probably in Philadelphia, Pa.

[Print speciman of American Indian man on horseback killing bison] / A. Kollner designed ; Lithy of A. Kollner, Phila.

[Print speciman of American Indian man on horseback killing bison] / A...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Lithography, engraving and printing establishment of Augs. Kollner : designer, engraver & lithographer, copperplate & lithographic printer, [p. 7]

[Print speciman of vignettes of Wincohocking Mills, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Crane Iron Company, Catasauqua, Pennsylvania; and landscape labeled Broad Top] / Drawn fr. nat. & engd. & printed by A. Kollner's Lithogy., Phila.

[Print speciman of vignettes of Wincohocking Mills, Philadelphia, Penn...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Lithography, engraving and printing establishment of Augs. Kollner : designer, engraver & lithographer, copperplate & lithographic printer, [p. 4]

Lady Suffolk and Lady Moscow: hunting park course, Phila. June 13th 1850

Lady Suffolk and Lady Moscow: hunting park course, Phila. June 13th 18...

Currier & Ives : a catalogue raisonné / compiled by Gale Research. Detroit, MI : Gale Research, c1983, no. 3659

[Print speciman of bank checks for Kensington Bank] / Lithy. of A. Kollner, Phila.

[Print speciman of bank checks for Kensington Bank] / Lithy. of A. Kol...

Print shows two bank checks, one decorated with vignettes of ships, a woman, and a train and the other decorated with a view of R. Garsed & Bro. Wingohocking Mills in Philadelphia. Title devised by Library staf... More

[Print speciman of American Indian man on horseback with struggling Caucasian woman] / A. Kollner designed ; Lithy of A. Kollner, Phila.

[Print speciman of American Indian man on horseback with struggling Ca...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Lithography, engraving and printing establishment of Augs. Kollner : designer, engraver & lithographer, copperplate & lithographic printer, [p. 7]

[Print speciman of stock certificate for Loudon Park Cemetery Company and letterhead for Semi Anthracite Coal Company] / Engraved & printed by A. Kollner, Phila.

[Print speciman of stock certificate for Loudon Park Cemetery Company ...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Lithography, engraving and printing establishment of Augs. Kollner : designer, engraver & lithographer, copperplate & lithographic printer, [p. 3]

Panoramic views of Philadelphia, from the state house / drawn from nature by E. Whitefield.

Panoramic views of Philadelphia, from the state house / drawn from nat...

This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card.

[Fairmount Water Works on the Schuylkill River, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania]

[Fairmount Water Works on the Schuylkill River, Philadelphia, Pennsylv...

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection (Library of Congress)

[Advertisements for the printing establishment of A. Kollner, Philadelphia]

[Advertisements for the printing establishment of A. Kollner, Philadel...

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]

Reminiscences of a fancy dress ball, in Philadelphia, February 1850 / drawn from nat: & on stone by C. Harnisch ; P.S. Duval's steam lith. Press, Philada.

Reminiscences of a fancy dress ball, in Philadelphia, February 1850 / ...

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

[U.S. Customs House, Philadelphia]

[U.S. Customs House, Philadelphia]

Exterior view of the U.S. Customs House, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Forms part of the Marian S. Carson Collection (Library of Congress). Purchase; Marian S. Carson; 1999 (DLC/PP-1999:126.011) Published in: Gat... More

Thomas Paine / P. Krämer del. ; L. Rosenthal's Lithy. cor. 3d. & Dock St. Phila.

Thomas Paine / P. Krämer del. ; L. Rosenthal's Lithy. cor. 3d. & Dock ...

Print shows author and philosopher Thomas Paine, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right, resting head on hand. Title from item. Lithograph of a drawing by Peter Kramer.

My New England home Words & music by L. Wade / / T. Sinclair's lith., Phila.

My New England home Words & music by L. Wade / / T. Sinclair's lith., ...

Two Native Americans watch as Pilgrims come ashore.

The grave of my mother Poetry and music composed and respectfully dedicated to Miss Megee of Philadelphia by the author of Mary's beauty / / Queen ; C. Schuessele del. ; P.S. Duval & Co. steam lith. press.

The grave of my mother Poetry and music composed and respectfully dedi...

Print showing title page illustration with girl looking sadly at "the grave of my mother." Title from item. Drawn on stone by James Queen.

Arch Street Theatre

Arch Street Theatre

Photo shows an exterior view of the Arch Street Theatre, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Title devised by Library staff. (DLC/PP-1999:126). Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection at the Library of Congress.

[Laying the cornerstone of the new Masonic temple, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania]

[Laying the cornerstone of the new Masonic temple, Philadelphia, Penns...

Date and photographer attribution from a half-tone illustration by Frank H. Taylor in P&P collections File. Note with daguerreotype: "Re-sealed but plates were probably reversed the last time this was opened" W... More

Shankland's American fashions for spring & summer of 1853, 100, Chesnut [sic] St. Philadelphia / P.S. Duval & Co. Steam lith. Press, Phila. ; A. Biegemann, colorist.

Shankland's American fashions for spring & summer of 1853, 100, Chesnu...

Print shows in two horizontal panels, at top, nine men and two children are standing in a large room, all but one of the men either wear or are holding hats, and at bottom, seven men, two children, and one woma... More

Parkinson's restaurant, Chestnut St., Philadelphia, Pa.

Parkinson's restaurant, Chestnut St., Philadelphia, Pa.

Shows building that was later the Kohn's Mansion at 1017-1019 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Illus. in: Gleason's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion, v. 4 (1853), p. 344. This record contains unveri... More

Lines descriptive of scenes in Philadelphia, as viewed from his window. Oct. 23d, 1853 with reflections. By Freeman Scott.

Lines descriptive of scenes in Philadelphia, as viewed from his window...

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 156, Folder 13.

Harrison's flavoring extracts. Philadelphia

Harrison's flavoring extracts. Philadelphia

This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Bigot.