Print shows a certificate of membership in the Second Regiment, Hudson Brigade, First Division, Hudson County State Militia, with George Washington standing on pedestal on the left and Liberty standing on the r... more
Cartoon shows a duel between Saul, who has the head of a donkey, and Stoningham in Chatham Square. Both men sit on horseback at a "distance [of] 2 rods," while three other man standing between them bet on the outcome.
Head-and-shoulders portrait of Francois Chaussier, who conducted some of the first experiments to develop navigational systems for balloons. "Galerie Universelle, no. 216, Publicé par Blaisot" printed below ima... more
Head-and-shoulders portrait of Francois Chaussier, who conducted some of the first experiments to develop navigational systems for balloons.
Advertisement showing a balloon with several persons standing in the basket, one climbing the ropes just above the basket. Tricolor banners hanging from the balloon announce the "Société d'expériences aerostati... more
Head-and-shoulders portrait of Jean Marie Joseph Coutelle, commander of the first military balloon observation unit in 1794. Title from item. Tissandier collection.
Print shows Minerva vomiting in a bed after giving birth to Fame who lies crying into a trumpet in a cradle next to her. Title from item. (DLC/PP-1921:R2.108). Forms part of: French Political Cartoon Collection... more
Print shows five different ships at sea, two are three-masted ships, one of which has wrecked near rocks; other ships may be schooners. The two larger designs are signed "C. Köpper". Title devised by Library st... more
Title devised by Library staff. Signed on stone with initials on lower right. Inscribed in ink on lower right: Hubbard Fund 2276H 2/2/66. Forms part of: Popular graphic art print filing series (Library of Congress).
Title devised by Library staff. Inscribed in ink on lower right: Hubbard Fund 2276H 2/2/66. Forms part of: Popular graphic art print filing series (Library of Congress).
Print shows a man with a rifle standing in the woods, over the deer he has just shot, with hunting dogs and another hunter; he is angry with himself for not realizing that the deer was a doe rather than a buck.... more
Print shows a man and a woman, with others, at a zoo where an elephant has taken the woman's hat and she implores the man, as she pushes him toward the elephant, to get it back. Title from item. Parallel text i... more
Print shows two well-dressed women, one holding a candle, standing before a well-dressed man slumped in a chair, rubbing his eyes, who apparently had gone missing. Title from item. Parallel text in German and French.
Print showing a view of the countryside from along the "Yaousa" River with the city of Moscow in the distance. Title from item.
Print shows Napoleon as a young boy in military training, standing, wearing uniform, holding a rifle against his body with his left arm and holding a bayonet in his right hand. He may have used the bayonet to s... more
Print shows the letter "K" formed by a man sitting on a mile marker with his legs extended and holding a large board on which he is writing or painting, with examples "Kegelschieben" showing a man with a peg le... more
Print shows Thomas Jefferson, half-length portrait, seated at desk, facing slightly left, with hand folded and resting on the desk, on which are books and papers, and a bust sculpture of Benjamin Franklin. Titl... more
Print shows the letter "Q" formed by a wreath of flowers and a ribbon, with examples "Quelle" showing a mountain stream emerging from between rocks; "Quäker" showing two Quakers engaged in conversation; and "Q[... more
Print shows the balloon of Francesco Orlandi ascending over the public gardens of Bologna, Italy, November 6, 1828. (Source: A.G. Renstrom, LC staff, 1981-82.) Title from item. Tissandier collection.
Print shows many Quakers and others walking along the sidewalk in front of the Friends' Meeting House and Academy in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; also shows two African American children with a large pig on the ... more
French comic strip shows a young boy, "Louis," who decides to apply himself at school after unfortunate experiences with the four elements. Louis learns about fire by getting burned while working for a baker; a... more