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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

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

Samuel Sitgreaves, head-and-shoulders portrait, right profile

Samuel Sitgreaves, head-and-shoulders portrait, right profile

Title devised by Library staff, other information from Miles. Trimmed to image. Dexter, variant of 460 Published in: Saint-Mémin and the Neoclassical profile portrait in America / Ellen G. Miles. Washington, D.... more

Joseph Clay, head-and-shoulders portrait, right profile

Joseph Clay, head-and-shoulders portrait, right profile

Title devised by Library staff, other information from Miles. Trimmed to image. Dexter, 428 Published in: Saint-Mémin and the Neoclassical profile portrait in America / Ellen G. Miles. Washington, D.C. : Nation... more

John Smith, head-and-shoulders portrait, right profile

John Smith, head-and-shoulders portrait, right profile

Title devised by Library staff, other information from Miles. Trimmed to image. Dexter, 463 Published in: Saint-Mémin and the Neoclassical profile portrait in America / Ellen G. Miles. Washington, D.C. : Nation... more

Matthew Clay, head-and-shoulders portrait, right profile

Matthew Clay, head-and-shoulders portrait, right profile

Title devised by Library staff, other information from Miles. Trimmed to image. Dexter, 39 Published in: Saint-Mémin and the Neoclassical profile portrait in America / Ellen G. Miles. Washington, D.C. : Nationa... more

[Jonathan Brace, Jr., head-and-shoulders portrait, right profile]

[Jonathan Brace, Jr., head-and-shoulders portrait, right profile]

Title devised by Library staff, other information from Miles. Trimmed to image. Dexter, 468 Published in: Saint-Mémin and the Neoclassical profile portrait in America / Ellen G. Miles. Washington, D.C. : Nation... more

Mahlon Dickerson, head-and-shoulders portrait, right profile

Mahlon Dickerson, head-and-shoulders portrait, right profile

Title devised by Library staff, other information from Miles. Trimmed to image. Published in: Saint-Mémin and the Neoclassical profile portrait in America / Ellen G. Miles. Washington, D.C. : National Portrait ... more

John S. Smith, head-and-shoulders portrait, right profile

John S. Smith, head-and-shoulders portrait, right profile

Title devised by Library staff, other information from Miles. Trimmed to image. Dexter, 483 Published in: Saint-Mémin and the Neoclassical profile portrait in America / Ellen G. Miles. Washington, D.C. : Nation... more

Samuel Thatcher, head-and-shoulders portrait, right profile

Samuel Thatcher, head-and-shoulders portrait, right profile

Title devised by Library staff, other information from Miles. Trimmed to image. Dexter, 432 Published in: Saint-Mémin and the Neoclassical profile portrait in America / Ellen G. Miles. Washington, D.C. : Nation... more

Hugh Nelson, head-and-shoulders portrait, right profile

Hugh Nelson, head-and-shoulders portrait, right profile

Title devised by Library staff, other information from Miles. Trimmed to image. Dexter, 602 Published in: Saint-Mémin and the Neoclassical profile portrait in America / Ellen G. Miles. Washington, D.C. : Nation... more

Henry Clay / Childs & Inman Lith.

Henry Clay / Childs & Inman Lith.

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

To the Senators and Representatives of the United States of America. Legislators! It is much easier to prevent an injury than to correct it! The eyes of the world are upon you. Every word that escapes you has in it the seeds of life or death ...

To the Senators and Representatives of the United States of America. L...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 4 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 191, Folder 2. Copy scanned: 1

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

Eli Moore, representative from New York Chs. Fenderich del

Eli Moore, representative from New York Chs. Fenderich del

Print shows Ely Moore, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly right; includes a quote by Moore. Title from item. Published at the City of Washington. Caption continues: A purely democratic government must... more

Thomas H. Benton, senator from Missouri Chs. Fenderich del

Thomas H. Benton, senator from Missouri Chs. Fenderich del

Print shows Thomas Hart Benton, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right; includes a facsimile signature. Title from item. Caption continues: Solitary & alone, and amidst the jeers and taunts of my opponents, ... more

James K. Polk. Speaker of the House of Representatives, U.S. from life & on stone by Chas. Fenderich ; printed by P.S. Duval, Lith., Philadelphia

James K. Polk. Speaker of the House of Representatives, U.S. from life...

Print shows James K. Polk, half-length portrait, facing slightly left. Title from item. Publication date based on copyright statement on item. Forms part of: Popular graphic art print filing series (Library of Congress).

W.C. Rives, senator from Virginia from life & on stone by Chs. Fenderich, Washington City ; printed by P.S. Duval lith. Philada

W.C. Rives, senator from Virginia from life & on stone by Chs. Fenderi...

Print shows William Cabell Rives, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly right; includes facsimile signature. Title from item. Publication date based on copyright statement on item. Includes quote: "In ta... 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 A. Wise, representative from Virginia from life on stone by Chs. Fenderich ; P.S. Duval's Lith. Press, Phila

Henry A. Wise, representative from Virginia from life on stone by Chs....

Print shows Henry A. Wise, half-length portrait, facing right; includes a facsimile signature. Title from item. Signed on stone. Printed at bottom: "The Union of the Whigs for the sake of the Union!" Publicatio... more

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.

Hon. Abbott Laurence, representative in Congress from Massachusetts, January 1840 Chs. Fenderich 1842

Hon. Abbott Laurence, representative in Congress from Massachusetts, J...

Print shows Abbott Lawrence, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right; includes a facsimile signature. Title from item. Signed and dated on stone. Stamped on verso: 43309. Forms part of: Popular graphic art pr... more

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.

[Unidentified man, about 45 years of age, half-length portrait, slightly to the left]

[Unidentified man, about 45 years of age, half-length portrait, slight...

Alternative identification: Fitzpatrick (cat. 5). Scratched on face of plate: 33; Fitzpatrick. Scratched on back of plate: 292; Sen from [?] Identified by Owen Blevins 4/2017 based on similar image in the Biogr... more

Hamilton Fish, ... of New York Chs. Fenderich 1844

Hamilton Fish, ... of New York Chs. Fenderich 1844

Print shows Hamilton Fish, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right. Title from item. Signature and title inscribed in lithographic crayon at bottom. Signed and dated on stone. Printed at bottom: Sold at Wm. C... more

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.

Henry Clay, born, 12th April 1777 in Virginia from life on stone by Chs. Fenderich 1844

Henry Clay, born, 12th April 1777 in Virginia from life on stone by Ch...

Print shows Henry Clay, half-length portrait, facing left; includes a facsimile signature. Title from item. Signed on stone. Publication date based on copyright statement on item. Stamped on verso: L.C. Divisio... more

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.

John C. Calhoun's speech to the United States Senate against the Compromise of 1850, 4 March 1850

John C. Calhoun's speech to the United States Senate against the Compr...

Reproduction number: A20 (color slide; page 1) The famous South Carolinian John C. Calhoun (1782-1850) made his last Senate speech during the course of the great debate over the Compromise of 1850, a complicate... more

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

[Henry Laurens Dawes, senator of Mass., three-quarters length portrait, seated, facing right]

[Henry Laurens Dawes, senator of Mass., three-quarters length portrait...

Date based on similar image in the Brady-Handy Collection (LC-BH824- 5365).

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.

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.

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.

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.

[Brig. Gen. Albert J. Myer, Chief Signal Officer, USA, head-and-shoulders portrait, in uniform]

[Brig. Gen. Albert J. Myer, Chief Signal Officer, USA, head-and-should...

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: Congressional Portrait Collection (Library of Congress).

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.

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. Illus in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1873 Dec. 27, p. 272.

U.S. Reports: Town of East Lincoln v. Davenport, 94 U.S. 801 (1877)

U.S. Reports: Town of East Lincoln v. Davenport, 94 U.S. 801 (1877)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 94; October Term, 1876; Town of East Lincoln v. Davenport

[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. From a Brady negative.

U.S. Reports: County of Callaway v. Foster, 93 U.S. 567 (1876)

U.S. Reports: County of Callaway v. Foster, 93 U.S. 567 (1876)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 93; October Term, 1876; County of Callaway v. Foster

The passing of Bourke Cockran

The passing of Bourke Cockran

No accession number. This catalog record contains preliminary or unverified data from a project done in BRS software, ca. 1985. mm / 860221.

Pugsley, Ohio

Pugsley, Ohio

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

Signor Pefferewski

Signor Pefferewski

No accession number. This catalog record contains preliminary or unverified data from a project done in BRS software, ca. 1985. mm / 860221.

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