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King Louis the Fourteenth of France and the Battle of Vigo Bay

King Louis the Fourteenth of France and the Battle of Vigo Bay

Print shows King Louis XIV of France holding a scroll in his right hand and a hat in his left hand. Behind him are ships in the water and a plume of fire and smoke. Above him are reproductions of a medalion and... more

[The king giving the accolade] / A. Bosse in.

[The king giving the accolade] / A. Bosse in.

Print shows the Louis XIII sitting on the throne with eight men kneeling before him; scene through windows shows fortifications with cannons, bell tents, and soldiers in formation. Title from shelflist card. Po... more

Duncherchen assediato dall'armi Francesi sotto il Maresciallo di Turenne alli 24. di Maggio 1658 reso alli 25 di Giugno del d. mese Lerch, fec

Duncherchen assediato dall'armi Francesi sotto il Maresciallo di Turen...

Birds-eye view print shows plan of the fortified coastal city of Dunkerque (France) under siege by French forces under command of Marshall Turenne from May 24 until June 25, 1658. Print also shows an English ar... more

Carte de l'Amerique Septentrionnale : depuis le 25, jusqu'au 65⁰ deg. de latt. & environ 140, & 235 deg. de longitude / par Iean Baptiste Louis Franquelin, hydrographe du roy, à Québec en Canada.

Carte de l'Amerique Septentrionnale : depuis le 25, jusqu'au 65⁰ deg. ...

Copied between 1909 and 1910 from the original 1688 ms. in the Archives du dépôt des cartes et plans de la marine. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. In margin: Bibliotheque du Depot des cartes et plans de la Marina, ... more

Louis d'Or au soleil

Louis d'Or au soleil

Print shows Louis XIV sitting next to a table, head resting on his left elbow which rests on his left knee; he is asleep, though his right hand rests on money bags lying on the table with some loose coins. He w... more

Louis Quinze--Roy de France et de Navarre

Louis Quinze--Roy de France et de Navarre

After a painting by Gobert. Gardiner Greene Hubbard Collection. LeBlanc, no. 362.

The solemnization of the marriage between Louis XIV, King of France, and Marie-Thérèse of Austria, daughter of Philip IV, King of Spain, in 1660

The solemnization of the marriage between Louis XIV, King of France, a...

Gardiner Greene Hubbard Collection. LeBlanc, no. 99.

Decoration du Bal Masqué donné par le roy ... / C.N. Cochin filius delineavit. ; C.N. Cochin Pater sculp.

Decoration du Bal Masqué donné par le roy ... / C.N. Cochin filius del...

Decorations at the masked ball given by King Louis XV of France in February 1745, on the occasion of the marriage of his son, the Dauphin, to Marie Therese of Spain; also visible, ballroom interior and numerous... more

North America, performed under the patronage of Louis Duke of Orleans, First Prince of the Blood;

North America, performed under the patronage of Louis Duke of Orleans,...

Scale ca. 1:6,000,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Shows provinces, cities and towns, forts, Indian villages and tribal territory. Also shows shoals, banks, and other navigational hazards off the co... more

Plan de la Baye Saint Louis dans l'isle de St. Domingue.

Plan de la Baye Saint Louis dans l'isle de St. Domingue.

Scale ca. 1:20,000. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1882 Available also through the Library of Congress Web ... more

Serment de Louis XVI a son sacre Décoration du sacre de Louis XVI roi de France et de nav. a Rheims le XI Juin 1775, sous les ordres de M. Le Maréchal duc de Duras ... Girault et Boquet inv. ; Dessiné d'après Nature et gravé par J.M. Moreau le Jeune ... ; Beaublé Scripsit ; Imprimé par Dubus

Serment de Louis XVI a son sacre Décoration du sacre de Louis XVI roi ...

View of the sacred oath taken by King Louis XVI of France in the cathedral at Rheims on June 11, 1775. LeBlanc 56. Nagler 6. Béraldi 34. Heller 8.

Mr. De Vergennes, ministre des affaires etrangères sous Louis XVI / Bovinet sculp.

Mr. De Vergennes, ministre des affaires etrangères sous Louis XVI / Bo...

Print shows Charles Gravier, comte de Vergennes, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly right; in oval. Title from item.

Revolution, or Johnny Bull in France

Revolution, or Johnny Bull in France

Print shows a large bull labeled "Tiers Etat - Orleans" referring to Louis Philippe Joseph, duc d'Orleans, tossing Marie Antoinette into the air as Louis XVI kneels in prayer on the left; standing behind the bu... more

La verite triomphante

La verite triomphante

Print shows, on the upper right, Jacques Necker wearing a toga and standing on clouds above a wall or sarcophagus, holding aloft with his left hand a bust portrait of Louis XVI, and holding at his right shoulde... more

Nouvelle place de la Bastille

Nouvelle place de la Bastille

Cartoon shows Louis XVI standing on a pedestal with one foot on the hydra of despotism(?) from which five of seven heads have been severed; on the left, a clergyman offers him a gold coin, and on the right, a S... more

La France reçoit des trois ordres les voeux de toutes la nation et les presentent à Louis Seize et à Mr. Necker

La France reçoit des trois ordres les voeux de toutes la nation et les...

Allegory showing France as a woman receiving from the three estates (clergyman, nobleman, and peasant) the wishes of the nation and presenting them to King Louis XVI and Jacques Necker, who was recalled to offi... more

Lodewyk XVI. Koning van Frankryk en Navarre / L.A. Claessens, sculp. ; J. Boze, pinx.

Lodewyk XVI. Koning van Frankryk en Navarre / L.A. Claessens, sculp. ;...

Head-and-shoulders portrait, in oval, facing left.

Il voudrait abbattre ce qui les soutient

Il voudrait abbattre ce qui les soutient

Print shows, on the far left, Louis XVI sitting on a throne on a raised pedestal with Jacques Necker at the base holding balance scales and appealing for justice. At center, the clergy, the parliament, and the ... more

L'espoir de la France / N. Trevisiani del. ; Verité sulpsit [sic].

L'espoir de la France / N. Trevisiani del. ; Verité sulpsit [sic].

Allegorical print showing Father Time parting the stormy skies of recent days to reveal Louis XVI eagerly accepting the truth offered by Justice and the arrival of Jacques Necker, recalled on 16 July 1789, as F... more

Anecdote arrivée á Louis XVI, quelques jours aprés sa residence á Paris

Anecdote arrivée á Louis XVI, quelques jours aprés sa residence á Pari...

Scene in Paris plaza between King Louis XVI and a boy begging for money. The boy calls the king Monsieur le Chevalier but is directed to call him "l'aine de la famille" [family elder] by another man in the stre... more

Louis Bernard Guyton-Morveau, né à Dijon le 4 janvier 1737 / Dess. et gravé au physionotrace par Quenedey, rue Croix des Petits Champs, no. 10,à Paris.

Louis Bernard Guyton-Morveau, né à Dijon le 4 janvier 1737 / Dess. et ...

Head-and-shoulders profile portrait of French scientist Louis Bernard Guyton-Morveau. Title from item. Tissandier collection.

L'entreé-franche - je me suis ruine pour l'en gresser - la fin du compte je ne sait pu én faire

L'entreé-franche - je me suis ruine pour l'en gresser - la fin du comp...

Print shows Louis XVI as a pig with fish on his head forming the horns of cuckoldry, on a hind leg is a tether held by a man of the Third Estate. Title from item. de Vinck, 3989 Forms part of: French Political ... more

Enjambée de la sainte famille des Thuilleries à Montmidy

Enjambée de la sainte famille des Thuilleries à Montmidy

Print shows Marie Antoinette taking an enormous step from the rooftop of the Tuileries Palace in Paris to Montmédy, she is holding the royal scepter, from which the tip has broken off, in her right hand, Louis ... more

Les deux ne font qu'un

Les deux ne font qu'un

Print shows Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette as a two-headed monster pulling in opposite directions; Louis wears the horns of a cuckold and Marie Antoinette has the head of Medusa wearing ostrich feathers. Title ... more

L'enjambee imperiale

L'enjambee imperiale

Print shows Catherine II, Empress of Russia, bare-breasted, holding a scepter and sphere, taking a large step from a piece of land on the right labeled "Russie" to a crescent moon atop a steeple or minaret labe... more

Jean Louis Carra, né à Pont de Veyle le 11 mars 1742, député du Dépt. de Saône et Loire, à la Convention nationale de 1792 / Moreau, del. ; Voyer, sc.

Jean Louis Carra, né à Pont de Veyle le 11 mars 1742, député du Dépt. ...

Head-and-shoulders profile portrait of Jean-Louis Carra. Title from item. Tissandier collection.

The near in blood, the nearer bloody

The near in blood, the nearer bloody

Print shows the Duke of Orleans dressed as a ragged sansculotte, holding an axe over the head of Louis XVI which rests on a chopping block, while Marie Antoinette pleads for him to show a "touch of pity."

The martydom of Louis XVI, King of France - I forgive my enemies, I die innocent!!! / I. Cruikshank int.

The martydom of Louis XVI, King of France - I forgive my enemies, I di...

Print shows Louis XVI standing, with a dramatic pose, next to a guillotine. Includes description of the mechanics of the guillotine.

L'Ordre et la marche des puissances coalisees contre la France / composé et gravé par J.B. Louvion.

L'Ordre et la marche des puissances coalisees contre la France / compo...

Print shows an allegorical female figure riding in a chariot drawn by mules with the crowned heads of kings of various European countries; it is following three hags leading the way to the temple of folly in th... more

[L'Ordre et la marche des puissances coalisees contre la France] / composé et gravé par J.B. Louvion.

[L'Ordre et la marche des puissances coalisees contre la France] / com...

Print shows an allegorical female figure riding in a chariot drawn by mules with the crowned heads of kings of various European countries; it is following three hags leading the way to the temple of folly in th... more

Hell broke loose, or, The murder of Louis, vide, the account of that unfortunate monarch's execution

Hell broke loose, or, The murder of Louis, vide, the account of that u...

Print shows the execution of Louis XVI, King of France, January 21, 1793, by guillotine as citizen Louis Capet. Devils stand on the platform as well as fly overhead, suggesting that the beheading of Louis, with... more

Mort affreuse de Louis XVI, le plus vertueux et le plus infortuné de monarques, le 21 janvier 1793 / Swébach Desfontaines, inv. & del. ; Berthault, sculpts.

Mort affreuse de Louis XVI, le plus vertueux et le plus infortuné de m...

The execution of Louis XVI by France. John Davis Batchelder Collection. No. 87.

Massacre of the French king! View of la guillotine; or the modern beheading machine, at Paris. By which the unfortunate Louis XVI ... suffered on the scaffold, January 21st, 1793

Massacre of the French king! View of la guillotine; or the modern behe...

Woodcut printed for William Lane, London. Reference copy may be in LOT 4624-B. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: A/P/P I.; BI; France History 1793; Executions..... more

The progress of freedom. On the 6th of April St. Louis elected a mayor, "unrequivocally in favor of the President's policy proclamation, arming of negroes, and all." and the next morning the Missouri Democrat joyfully declared that "St. Louis is

The progress of freedom. On the 6th of April St. Louis elected a mayor...

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 71, Folder 23.

St. Louis Mo. St. Louis, C. Witter [18--?].

St. Louis Mo. St. Louis, C. Witter [18--?].

Panoramic view of St. Louis from the river, with other illustrations bordering a blank center area. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full tex... more

Eulogy of the doctor by Robert Louis Stevenson ... Compliments of the Haley M-O Company, Inc. [n. d.].

Eulogy of the doctor by Robert Louis Stevenson ... Compliments of the ...

Title. 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 133, Folder 41.

Le roi arrivant a Paris avec sa famille, escorté de plus de trente mille ames, le 6 Octobre 1789 Prieur inv. & del. ; Berthault sculp

Le roi arrivant a Paris avec sa famille, escorté de plus de trente mil...

Print shows the arrival in Paris of Louis XVI and his family accompanied by a large mob of citizens. Title from item. Illustration from: Collection complète des tableaux historiques de la révolution française. ... more

Arrestation de Louis Capet à Varennes, le 22 Juin 1791 Prieur inv. & del. ; Berthault sculp

Arrestation de Louis Capet à Varennes, le 22 Juin 1791 Prieur inv. & d...

Print shows the interior of a tavern where Louis XVI and his family have stopped to eat while on their attempted escape to Varennes, traveling in disguise, they have been identified, and are apprehended by a mo... more

Le roi promettant de venir a Paris avec sa famille. Salve d'Artillerie devant le Chateau de Versailles, le 6 Octobre 1789 Prieur inv. & del. ; Berthault sculp

Le roi promettant de venir a Paris avec sa famille. Salve d'Artillerie...

Print shows the departure from Versailles of Louis XVI and his family accompanied by a large mob of citizens, mostly women, who have come to excort them back to Paris. Title from item. Illustration from: Collec... more

Supplice de Louis XVI, Place de la Révolution, le 21 Janvier 1793; ou 1er Pluviôse An 1er de la République / Swebach Desfontaines inv. & del. ; Berthault sculps.

Supplice de Louis XVI, Place de la Révolution, le 21 Janvier 1793; ou ...

Print shows French soldiers, some on horseback, and citizens gathered around the platform where Louis XVI stands before the guillotine on the day of his execution. Title from item. Plate from: Collection complè... more

Translation de Louis seize et de sa famille au temple le 13 Aoust 1792 / Swebach Desfontaines inv. & del. ; Berthault sculp.

Translation de Louis seize et de sa famille au temple le 13 Aoust 1792...

Print shows French soldiers and citizens escorting Louis XVI and the royal family in a carriage to the temple on August 13, 1792.

Retour de Varennes. Arrivée de Louis Capet à Paris, le 25 Juin 1791 Prieur inv. & del. ; Berthault sculp

Retour de Varennes. Arrivée de Louis Capet à Paris, le 25 Juin 1791 Pr...

Print shows a royal coach carrying Louis XVI and his family on their return to Paris after their aborted flight to freedom; three men riding on the front of the coach appear to be under arrest as well; large nu... more

Ludwig XVIII König von Frankreich in Paris

Ludwig XVIII König von Frankreich in Paris

Print shows King Louis XVIII standing on a balcony and a crowd below watching a hot air balloon in the distance.

Ludwig XVIII König von Frankreich in Paris

Ludwig XVIII König von Frankreich in Paris

Print shows King Louis XVIII standing on a balcony and a crowd below watching a hot air balloon in the distance. Title from item. Landauer Collection of Aeronautical Prints and Drawings. Accession box no. DLC/P... more

Le peuple sous l'ancien Regime

Le peuple sous l'ancien Regime

Cartoon shows Louis XVI, a bishop, and a member of the aristocracy riding on the back of a man, representing the people, who's blindfolded and in chains and crawling on his hands and knees. Title from item. de ... more

Les quatre éléments. Louis était un enfant léger qui n'apportait aucume application à l'étude; ...

Les quatre éléments. Louis était un enfant léger qui n'apportait aucum...

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

Louis XVI repousse l'accusation d'avoir fait tirer sur le peuple / Ary Scheffer del. ; Pourvoyeur sc.

Louis XVI repousse l'accusation d'avoir fait tirer sur le peuple / Ary...

Louis XVI, seated in the foreground on the right, responding to accusations presented by the people of France. In album: French Revolution. Forms part of: John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress).

Concours sur le meilleur moyen d'élever un ballon sans perte de gaz de lest / Louis Panafieu, membre de la Société aèrostatique.

Concours sur le meilleur moyen d'élever un ballon sans perte de gaz de...

Design drawing shows proposal by Louis Panafieu in which the operator in an open car attached to the balloon achieves lift without loss of gas in ballast by manipulating cords on underside of the balloon. Inclu... more

[Joseph Louis Lagrange, 1736-1813, head-and-shoulders portrait]

[Joseph Louis Lagrange, 1736-1813, head-and-shoulders portrait]

Engraving by Robert Hart. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Illus. in: Malkin, Arthur Thomas. The Gallery of portraits (London : C. Knight, 1833-37), v. 2, p. 88.

Mme. Vtor. Hugo / peint par Louis Boullanger ; gravé par Célistin Nanteuil.

Mme. Vtor. Hugo / peint par Louis Boullanger ; gravé par Célistin Nant...

Three-quarter length portrait of Madame Victor Hugo (Adèle Hugo, 1803-1868), standing, facing right. Plate from: L'Artiste (1839). Date based on information from Bibliotèque nationale de France.

Republican extra--- St. Louis, March 5, 5. P. M. President Taylor's inaugural address. Washington, Monday, March 5, 1839 [i. e. 1849] [St. Louis, 1849].

Republican extra--- St. Louis, March 5, 5. P. M. President Taylor's in...

0675 E 7 D 45.; $15.00.; On verso: 06755, .7245. 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 ... more

Aya Sofia, Constantinople, as recently restored by order of H.M. the sultan Abdul Medjid / from the original drawings by Chevalier Gaspard Fossati ; lithographed by Louis Haghe, esq.

Aya Sofia, Constantinople, as recently restored by order of H.M. the s...

Print shows title page with ornamental border and two decorative plaques, one containing tuğra (signature) of Sultan Abdülmecit and the other containing a view of Ayasofya Mosque, formerly the Church of Hagia S... more

Cincinnati & St. Louis route. New York to St. Louis, Cairo, Vincennes, Evansville, Louisville & Madison, via Cincinnati and Ohio and Mississippi railroad ... St. Louis 1857.

Cincinnati & St. Louis route. New York to St. Louis, Cairo, Vincennes,...

Transportation. 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 86, Folder 4.

[Title page of The Illustrated Miners' Hand-book and Guide to Pike's Peak, with... No illustration, published by Parker & Huyett, Saint Louis, 1859]

[Title page of The Illustrated Miners' Hand-book and Guide to Pike's P...

Illus. in: The Illustrated Miners' Hand-book and Guide to Pike's Peak ... Saint Louis : Parker & Huyett, 1859. Reference copy may be in LOT 4392C. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Ca... more

Place des Victoires (Statue de Louis XIV)

Place des Victoires (Statue de Louis XIV)

Stereograph shows equestrian statue of Louis XIV at Place des Victoires, Paris. Title from item.

The great 10,000 mile wall China

The great 10,000 mile wall China

No. 15348. Title from item.

[Unidentified Union officer, full-length portrait, standing, facing front] / Louis Seebohm, Dayton, O.

[Unidentified Union officer, full-length portrait, standing, facing fr...

Title devised by Library staff. In: Adolph Metzner photograph album ..., no. 66. Color laser copy reference surrogate, showing front and back of photo, filed with finding aids for LOT 8751 in P&P Reading Room.

View from the breastworks of Fort Sedgwick, called by the rebel soldiers "Fort Hell"

View from the breastworks of Fort Sedgwick, called by the rebel soldie...

Stereograph showing long wooden spikes, chevaux-de-frise, extending from the fortifications of Fort Sedgwick, Petersburg, Virginia.

[Unidentified soldier of "First Scotch Regiment," 12th Illinois Infantry Regiment, in sack coat and Tam o'Shanter cap in front of painted backdrop showing weapons and American flag at Benton Barracks, Saint Louis, Missouri]

[Unidentified soldier of "First Scotch Regiment," 12th Illinois Infant...

Title devised by Library staff. Case: Leather; star and scroll design. Photographer's name attribution based on article: Ertzgaard, John. "The elusive photographer of Benton Barracks." Military images, 10.6 (19... more

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