Print shows a wagon, driven by Lord Bute, mired in the mud, and several men, including an Anglican bishop, pushing the cart which is drawn by five mules labeled Weymouth, Richmond, Senechal, Germain, and North,... more
Print shows Henry Clay, three-quarter length portrait, sitting at a table, facing right, holding a document dated "February 10th, 1821" presented to "Congress" as a resolution of support for the "Independence" ... more
Portrait of Representative from Kentucky Richard M. Johnson, standing in a rhetorical pose and holding documents "Sunday Mail Reports" in his right hand. These refer to his important 1829 and 1830 reports, as S... 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.
Print showing Henry Clay, full-length portrait, sitting under tree, facing front, with dog at his feet. Includes facsimile signature and a remarque with view of Ashland, home of Henry Clay.
Print showing Henry Clay, full-length portrait, standing, facing slightly left, gesturing with right hand, left hand resting on table; a globe and two books are on the floor in lower left corner.
Print shows Mike Walsh, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly right. Includes text listing "a few of the peculiar doctrines of which he is the father and chosen advocate"; also, a facsimile signature.
Print shows Henry Clay, full-length portrait, standing with right arm pointing to the left and left hand resting on papers on a table, the word "Compromise" is visible on the paper. In the lower left corner are... more
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
Print showing original image from 1852 with Henry Clay, sitting to the left of center, John Calhoun, and Daniel Webster standing at center, except that the plate has been reworked so that Abraham Lincoln (with ... more
Southern congressman elect telling clerk of the House of Representatives that he would like to secure his old seat. The clerk replies that he is very sorry, but we can not accommodate you.
Illustrations show (top) women observing congressional proceedings with varying degrees of interest; (bottom) African American men drowsing as white men observe legislators with interest.
Photograph shows members of the 43rd Congress of the House of Representatives standing on the steps of the Capitol; names of all 183 members are printed underneath the photograph.
Print shows newspaper editors Charles A. Dana, James G. Bennett, Carl Schurz, Henry Watterson, George W. Curtis, and Whitelaw Reid, as well as Puck, with a fleet of paper gunboats labeled "N.Y. Times, N.Y. Sun,... more
Print shows several legislators slicing up a large watermelon labeled "River and Harbor Bill" in an effort to carry off a share for themselves, while Chester A. Arthur sleeps in the shade of a tree in the backg... more
Illustration shows Puck in the Senate chamber, among many senators sick with "Presidential Fever"; Puck is offering a spoonful of "Anti-Presidential Quinine" to John Sherman. Among the senators present are Wade... more
Print shows Samuel S. Cox, as a court jester, booted off a podium by a man sitting in the "Speaker's Chair" in a congressional chamber, and about to land on the floor; he is holding a stick with balloons attach... more
Illustration shows William M. Evarts as a knight on horseback with Whitelaw Reid as his page who is blowing a horn labeled "Evarts Letter" outside the "Albany Legislature" castle to announce Evarts' arrival. Re... more
Illustration shows Whitelaw Reid, dressed as a dandy, turning away from a young woman labeled "N.Y. State" who is carrying a bucket labeled "Reform Milk" and headed in a direction indicated by a sign "To Reform... more
Illustration shows a man handing money to a Congressional Page to purchase the legislative services of a Congressman; on the left and in the background, Congressmen are shown sitting in the House or Senate cham... more
Print shows, from back to front, 1. Alexander Blane, 2. J.D. Sheehan, 3. Sir Joseph N. M'Kenna, 4. Donal Sullivan, 5. Patrick O'Hea, 6. Dr. Fox, 7. Joseph Nolan, 8. Edw. Harrington, 9. J.F. Smithwick, 10. Willi... more