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The dissolution of P[arliamen]t

The dissolution of P[arliamen]t

Print shows members of Parliament riding in a large carriage past a building commemorating "John Wilkes Esqr."

The wise men of Gotham and their goose

The wise men of Gotham and their goose

Print shows Lord Bute, with sword raised, about to cut the head off the goose "who laid each day an egg of gold" representing British policies toward the American colonies. A corpulant bishop is sitting in the ... more

A view in America in 1778 / MD sc.

A view in America in 1778 / MD sc.

Print shows an African man lying on the ground, wounded by cannon shot, over him are standing several men, on the left is a congressman clearly suffering from a visual disorder (strabismus or walleye and also, ... more

La folie des deux partis, où vue politique de l'etat et de la nation Anglaise, avec les senateurs en personnes

La folie des deux partis, où vue politique de l'etat et de la nation A...

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

Englisch printet

Englisch printet

Print shows eight men wearing legal or clerical bands sitting at a long table, in front of which is a procession of animals; on the right is a donkey throwing its rider, followed by a unicorn ridden by a cock, ... more

Henry Clay / Childs & Inman Lith.

Henry Clay / Childs & Inman Lith.

Print shows Henry Clay, half-length portrait, facing slightly left.

Henry Clay, late Speaker of the United States House of Representatives; the advocate of South American independence / painted by Charles King ; engraved by Peter Maverick, New York.

Henry Clay, late Speaker of the United States House of Representatives...

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

Col. Richard M. Johnson, of Kentucky / Hoffay ; A.A. Hoffay, pinxt. & lithog. ; printed by Dorival.

Col. Richard M. Johnson, of Kentucky / Hoffay ; A.A. Hoffay, pinxt. & ...

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

Nathaniel P. Tallmadge. Senator from New-York / from life & on stone by Chas. Fenderich, Washington City ; printed by P.S. Duval, Lithr., Philada.

Nathaniel P. Tallmadge. Senator from New-York / from life & on stone b...

Print shows Nathaniel P. Tallmadge, half-length portrait, facing left; includes facsimile signature.

A. Mouton. Senator from Louisiana / from life on stone by Chas. Fenderich ; printed by P.S. Duval, Lith., Philada.

A. Mouton. Senator from Louisiana / from life on stone by Chas. Fender...

Print shows Alexander Mouton, half-length portrait, facing left, with coat over right shoulder.

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.

Henry Clay / painted by J.W. Dodge 1843 ; engd. on steel by H.S. Sadd, N.Y.

Henry Clay / painted by J.W. Dodge 1843 ; engd. on steel by H.S. Sadd,...

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.

Hen. A. Muhlenberg / drawn from life & on stone by A.C. Smith.

Hen. A. Muhlenberg / drawn from life & on stone by A.C. Smith.

Print shows Henry A. Muhlenberg, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front.

Henry Clay / painted by James Wise ; engraved by J. Sartain.

Henry Clay / painted by James Wise ; engraved by J. Sartain.

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.

Mike Walsh. The people's champion and leader of the yound or progressive democracy, nominated by the Democratic Party in Tammany Hall and elected to the New York legislature in Nov. 1846 / J. Penniman, 1847 ; lith. of G. Snyder 122 Fulton St. N.Y.

Mike Walsh. The people's champion and leader of the yound or progressi...

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.

Chamber of Representatives (Washington) / C.R., DEL, John Poppel, SC.

Chamber of Representatives (Washington) / C.R., DEL, John Poppel, SC.

Print showing House of Representatives in session.

Henry Clay / engraved by J. Sartain from original drawings and daguerreotypes.

Henry Clay / engraved by J. Sartain from original drawings and daguerr...

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

Scene in the House of Representatives - Contest for the election of speaker

Scene in the House of Representatives - Contest for the election of sp...

Congressman speaking while others stand and watch.

United States Senate / M. B. Brady.

United States Senate / M. B. Brady.

Composite photograph showing 68 Senators of the 36th Congress.

Brady's political photography

Brady's political photography

Photograph shows a composite photograph of the members of the thirty-sixth Senate; Jefferson Davis (first figure, second row), Southern secessionists Judah P. Benjamin, (third from the left, fifth row from the ... more

House of Representatives, XXXVI Congress, U.S., 1860 / M. B. Brady.

House of Representatives, XXXVI Congress, U.S., 1860 / M. B. Brady.

Composite photograph showing Representatives of the 36th Congress.

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

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

Key to House of Representatives, XXXVI Congress, U.S., 1860

Key to House of Representatives, XXXVI Congress, U.S., 1860

Composite photograph with list of names identifying Representatives of the 36th Congress.

Union / painted by T.H. Matteson ; engraved by H.S. Sadd.

Union / painted by T.H. Matteson ; engraved by H.S. Sadd.

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

House of Representatives, thirty-eighth Congress - 1864-'65

House of Representatives, thirty-eighth Congress - 1864-'65

Composite photograph with list of names identifying Representatives of the 38th Congress.

Brig. Gen. Albert J. Myer, Chief Signal Officer, USA / Brady, Washington, D.C.

Brig. Gen. Albert J. Myer, Chief Signal Officer, USA / Brady, Washingt...

Photograph shows Brig. General Albert J. Myer, three-quarter length portrait, in uniform.

No accommodations!

No accommodations!

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.

Key to Powell & Co's. photographs of Abraham Lincoln, Hannibal Hamlin and the Senators and Representatives who voted "aye" on the resolution ... to amend the constitution of the United States so as to prohibit slavery Passed in Senate, April 8, 1864. Passed in House of Representatives, Jan. 31, 1865.

Key to Powell & Co's. photographs of Abraham Lincoln, Hannibal Hamlin ...

Key to composite photograph with list of names identifying legislators who voted to abolish slavery.

The ladies' gallery in the Senate chamber, Washington, D.C. The gentlemen's gallery in the Senate chamber, Washington, D.C. / / Bgms [or Brgms], from a sketch by E. Jump.

The ladies' gallery in the Senate chamber, Washington, D.C. The gentle...

Illustrations show (top) women observing congressional proceedings with varying degrees of interest; (bottom) African American men drowsing as white men observe legislators with interest.

Troubles of member of Congress

Troubles of member of Congress

Political cartoon showing a congressman being bothered by crowd of people seeking politically appointed jobs.

"Time works wonders." Iago. (Jeff Davis) "For that I do suspect the lusty moor hath leap'd into my seat : the thought whereof doth like a poisonous mineral gnaw my inwards." -- Othello / Th. Nast.

"Time works wonders." Iago. (Jeff Davis) "For that I do suspect the lu...

Cartoon showing Jefferson Davis looking over his shoulder at Hiram Revels seated in the United States Senate.

Washington, D.C.--the inauguration--scene in the Senate chamber at the Capitol--swearing in the vice-president / from a sketch by James E. Taylor.
Wash., D.C., 1874. House of Representatives, U. S., 43rd Congress. Taken on the east portice, House wing of Capitol, February 20

Wash., D.C., 1874. House of Representatives, U. S., 43rd Congress. Tak...

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.

Colored rule in a reconstructed(?) state / Th. Nast.

Colored rule in a reconstructed(?) state / Th. Nast.

Cartoon showing members of the South Caroline Legislature in argument in the House, with Columbia rebuking them.

A new thump of the gavel A scene in the House of Representatives ; The various "little games" illustrated ; Columbia enters the pandemonium and attempts to restore order ; Something for Americans and their representatives to study over / / J.A. Wales.

A new thump of the gavel A scene in the House of Representatives ; The...

Cartoon concerning dishonesty in the House of Representatives.

Grant's last outrage in Louisiana / J. Keppler.

Grant's last outrage in Louisiana / J. Keppler.

Uncle Sam saying to Ulysses S. Grant, "Hold there! Hold there, General! I have tolerated your abuses of your office long enough. ..." Grant replying "March those legislators out. I am going to have my way in th... more

That salary grab--"You took it"

That salary grab--"You took it"

Cartoon showing politicians pointing fingers at each other.

[Jonathan Chace, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front]

[Jonathan Chace, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front]

Detail of a composite print of head-and-shoulder portraits of four members of the Rhode Island Delegation.

Pugsley, Ohio

Pugsley, Ohio

Photograph showing portrait of Rep. Jacob Joseph Pugsley, Republican from Ohio.

Garfield's bond of friendship for the unfriendly senators / SC.

Garfield's bond of friendship for the unfriendly senators / SC.

James Garfield wrapping ribbon "patronage" around James Blaine and Roscoe Conkling.

A summer smoke-cloud / J. Keppler.

A summer smoke-cloud / J. Keppler.

Print shows Puck reclining before a table covered with alcoholic beverages, some labeled "V.H. Dusenbury's P.P. Brandy" and "Puck Punch [No London Punch]", smoking and blowing smoke rings. Among the figures app... more

Another bombardment - the newspaper fleet firing on the Bedouins in Washington / Gillam.

Another bombardment - the newspaper fleet firing on the Bedouins in Wa...

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

A free feast for the congressional colored boys - they are all after a slice / F. Opper.

A free feast for the congressional colored boys - they are all after a...

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

Congressional cracksmen / J. Keppler.

Congressional cracksmen / J. Keppler.

Print shows "Policeman Puck" and Uncle Sam investigating a robbery at the U.S. Treasury, a safe has been broken into and a barrel labeled "150,000,000 $ Surplus" is empty; there is a hole in the floor which lea... more

Congressional contempt / F. Opper.

Congressional contempt / F. Opper.

Illustration shows a "Republican" Congressman ice skating with a "Monopolist" on the "Capitol Skating Pond", together they hold a stick labeled "Money Interests"; skating nearby is a man labeled "Democracy". Be... more

A dreadful attack of "presidential fever" in the U.S. Senate / F. Opper.

A dreadful attack of "presidential fever" in the U.S. Senate / F. Oppe...

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

He missed the chair, but he has the floor / Gillam.

He missed the chair, but he has the floor / Gillam.

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

Our congressman / J. Keppler.

Our congressman / J. Keppler.

Illustration shows a richly dressed man standing in the street in a neighborhood of lavish homes, with two large bags of money hanging at his sides, they are labeled " Profits as Attorney at Law" and "Profits a... more

Rip Van Winkle's return / Gillam.

Rip Van Winkle's return / Gillam.

Illustration shows a scene outside a building labeled "Washington Inn" with an image of the U.S. Capitol on the sign; a large group of Republican legislators, politicians, and others are laughing at an old man ... more

The knight of the wind-bag enters the senatorial field / Gillam.

The knight of the wind-bag enters the senatorial field / Gillam.

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

Strange, but true / F. Opper.

Strange, but true / F. Opper.

Illustration shows Schuyler Colfax standing at a lectern labeled "Speaker Colfax - Pious Hypocrite and Credit Mobilier Bribe-Taker", James G. Blaine standing at a lectern labeled "Speaker Blaine - 'Magnetic' Bl... more

"Whitelaw Reid refuses to accept the New York senatorship" / Gillam.

"Whitelaw Reid refuses to accept the New York senatorship" / Gillam.

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

"It costs money to fix things" --C.P. Huntington / F. Opper.

"It costs money to fix things" --C.P. Huntington / F. Opper.

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

The bugaboo of congress / Gillam.

The bugaboo of congress / Gillam.

Illustration shows a large ape labeled "Irish Vote" sitting on a large ballot box, holding a shillelagh, and being pumped-up by a bellows labeled "Demagogery" manipulated by Jeremiah O'Donovan Rossa and others,... more

The same old train-wrecker / Gillam.

The same old train-wrecker / Gillam.

Illustration shows a man labeled "Hayseed Legislator" waiting next to obstacles labeled "Corruption, Spite against N.Y. City, Backwoods Bullheadedness, [and] Petty Jealousy" that he has placed on railroad track... more

The Irish members in their seats in the House of Parliament, 1886

The Irish members in their seats in the House of Parliament, 1886

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

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