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[Map showing the Bowery Lane area of Manhattan.

[Map showing the Bowery Lane area of Manhattan.

Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown pictorially. In pencil: No. 33. Stamped on verso: John Montresor. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1084 Available also through the Libra... more

[New York Island. Military; unfinished.

[New York Island. Military; unfinished.

Scale ca. 1:9,500. Title from manuscript catalog of Peter Force map collection. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Shows fortifications and redoubts north of the vicinity of Hell Gate befor... more

A tracing relating to Fort Washington or Knyphausen.

A tracing relating to Fort Washington or Knyphausen.

Scale ca. 1:9,300. Alternate title from William Faden's Catalogue of a curious and valuable collection: The northern part of the island of New York. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Title and constructio... more

[Unfinished draught for a topographical map of the northern part of New York Island.

[Unfinished draught for a topographical map of the northern part of Ne...

Scale ca. 1:7,500. Manuscript, pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor. Relief shown by shading. Shows Fort Lee, Fort Washington, Fort Independence, the 8 redoubts built by the British to command Kingsbridge, troop... more

Nord de l'Ile de New-York.

Nord de l'Ile de New-York.

Scale ca. 1:19,000; 600 t[oises] = 93 mm. Alternate title: Nord de l'Isle de New-York. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown by hachures. Indexed for military po... more

The City of New York as laid out by the Commissioners with the surrounding country /

The City of New York as laid out by the Commissioners with the surroun...

Street planning map. Covers all of Manhattan Island (New York, N.Y.) and substantial parts of adjacent counties in New York and New Jersey. Shows existing and proposed streets; also buildings and other struct... more

Junction of Broadway & the Bowery, New York

Junction of Broadway & the Bowery, New York

Horse-drawn wagon and man with 4 sheep on dirt road in foregrd. Steel engraving by James Smillie, copyrighted by G. Melksham Bourne. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings... more

A gone case. A scene in Wall-Street

A gone case. A scene in Wall-Street

A comic scene representing two New York city political factions, the Whigs and the radical Democrats (or "Loco Focos"), as scuffling newsboys. The scene takes place before the half-built Customs House, where se... more

Treasury note

Treasury note

A parody of the often worthless fractional currencies or "shinplasters" issued by banks, businesses, and municipalities in lieu of coin. These fractional notes proliferated during the Panic of 1837 with the eme... more

The last card. Tip overthrown

The last card. Tip overthrown

A satire on the controversy surrounding charges of election fraud against New York State tobacco inspector James B. Glentworth and other Whigs during the election of 1838. The allegations were made two years l... more

The ship of state on a lee shore, experienced  hands coming to her rescue

The ship of state on a lee shore, experienced hands coming to her res...

The artist forecasts a Whig electoral victory and dramatizes the politically ruinous effects of Van Buren's fiscal policy and his alignment with Loco Foco forces in New York. Whig candidate William Henry Harri... more

Who says gas? Or the Democratic b-hoy

Who says gas? Or the Democratic b-hoy

A pro-Democrat satire, pitting Democratic candidate Lewis Cass against Whig nominee Zachary Taylor in a bout for the presidency. Cass (center) is the obvious favorite. He wears the stovepipe hat, boots, bold pl... more

Brooklyn, L.I., as seen from Trinity Church, New York / painted by J.W. Hill ; Smith, Brors. del.

Brooklyn, L.I., as seen from Trinity Church, New York / painted by J.W...

Print shows piers and wharves and the dock area of the "Wall Street Ferry" looking from Trinity Church across the East River toward Brooklyn; many ships are at dock, also shows many carts and wagons, pedestrian... more

J. Q. A. Ward. / by H.K.B.

J. Q. A. Ward. / by H.K.B.

Drawing shows head-and-shoulders portrait of sculptor John Quincy Adams Ward, who assisted Henry K. Brown with an equestrian statue of George Washington for Union Square in New York City. Title from item.

Monster Democratic Torch-Light Procession Passing Through Union Square, N.Y.C.

Monster Democratic Torch-Light Procession Passing Through Union Square...

Crowd around statue of George Washington on horseback; fireworks in background; banners for Buchanan. New York City.

View from the "Dead Rabbit" barricade in Bayard Street, taken at the height of the battle by our own artist, who, as spectator, was present at the fight

View from the "Dead Rabbit" barricade in Bayard Street, taken at the h...

View of fight between two gangs, the "Dead Rabbits" and the "Bowery Boys" in the Sixth Ward, New York City.

Fifth Avenue Hotel, front view, Madison Square

Fifth Avenue Hotel, front view, Madison Square

On mount: American Scenery. New York City. No. 334. Title from item.

Interior of Manhattan market

Interior of Manhattan market

On mount: American Scenery. N.Y. City & Vicinity. Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of the Marian S. Carson Collection at the Library of Congress.

The popular loan to the federal government - scene in the main room of the Assay Office, Wall Street, New York

The popular loan to the federal government - scene in the main room of...

Print shows a busy interior scene at the Assay Office on Wall Street in New York City, N.Y., where many citizens have come to loan money to the federal government to help finance the war.

The Presidential campaign in America. Great M'Clellan meeting in Union Square, New York

The Presidential campaign in America. Great M'Clellan meeting in Union...

Illus. in: The Illustrated London news, 1864 Oct. 1, p. 345.

New York City

New York City

Title from item.

Topographical map of the City of New York : showing original water courses and made land /

Topographical map of the City of New York : showing original water cou...

Relief shown by hachures. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1865 by Egbert L. Viele in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York." Avail... more

Lloyd's mammoth map of the business portion of New York City

Lloyd's mammoth map of the business portion of New York City

Cadastral map showing building outlines and names of some businesses and churches. Also shows wards, police precincts, house numbers, and ferry routes. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as... more

Explosion of a steam fire-engine in the Bowery, New York, June 18, 1868

Explosion of a steam fire-engine in the Bowery, New York, June 18, 186...

Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, 1868 July 4, p. 429. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

The schutzenfest - the procession passing through Union Square

The schutzenfest - the procession passing through Union Square

Print shows pedestrians walking along with the "Schutzenfest" procession as it passes through Union Square, New York City, New York.

What a fall was there, my countrymen! / Th. Nast.

What a fall was there, my countrymen! / Th. Nast.

Cartoon showing ruins of Wall Street and other buildings, dead animals piled up on street, and sign reading "this 'street' is closed for repairs."

Bartlett's illustrated map of New York City : or stranger's guide showing the public buildings, places of amusement & its' thus various architectural features

Bartlett's illustrated map of New York City : or stranger's guide show...

Pictorial map of Manhattan (New York City) south of 62nd Street showing face-front and 3-dimensional drawings of public buildings and major businesses. Also shows streetcar lines and images of boats/ships in th... more

Swearing in of U.S. Deputy Marshals and Supervisors of Registry and Election, by Commissioner Davenport, Circuit Court, Chambers Street, Friday, October 28, 1870 / Bofhs(?).

Swearing in of U.S. Deputy Marshals and Supervisors of Registry and El...

Crowd of men in courtroom. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 31, 1870 Nov. 19, p. 145.

Scenes in Wall Street during the panic. Jay Cooke & Company's office

Scenes in Wall Street during the panic. Jay Cooke & Company's office

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1873 Oct. 11, p. 893.

Panic, as a health officer, sweeping the garbage out of Wall Street

Panic, as a health officer, sweeping the garbage out of Wall Street

Cover illustration shows grotesque giant sweeping with a broom as people behind him panic next to Drexel & Co. building.

Scenes in Wall Street during the panic. Run on the Union Trust Company

Scenes in Wall Street during the panic. Run on the Union Trust Company

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1873 Oct. 11, p. 893.

New York City--A hot day in Wall Street

New York City--A hot day in Wall Street

Eleven illustrations showing various types of people and life in Wall Street, such as speculators, telegraph messengers, and clerks. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 36, (1873 August 9), p. 345.

The Centennial Fourth - Illumination of Union Square, N.Y.

The Centennial Fourth - Illumination of Union Square, N.Y.

Fireworks. Wood engraving drawn by Schell & Hogan. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, 1876 July 22, p. 596. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Fireworks; NY NYC Squares... more

The Centennial Fourth - illumination of Union Square, New York / drawn by Schell & Hogan.

The Centennial Fourth - illumination of Union Square, New York / drawn...

Crowd watching fireworks. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1876 July 22, p. 596.

Factories of the Wheeler & Wilson M'F'G. Co., Bridgeport, Conn. / Wils. Porter, del., 81.

Factories of the Wheeler & Wilson M'F'G. Co., Bridgeport, Conn. / Wils...

Preparatory drawing for a print shows large factory complex with "Wheeler & Wilson Mfg. Co., 44 Union Square, New York" on one building and N.Y. N.H. H&RR railroad in foreground.

Cut-throat business in Wall Street. How the inexperienced lose their heads / J. Keppler.

Cut-throat business in Wall Street. How the inexperienced lose their h...

Print shows William H. Vanderbilt, Jay Gould, Russell Sage and James R. Keene checking ticker tape connected to a large straight-edge razor labeled "Wade in & Butcher'em" and "This Indicator Rises & Falls with ... more

The deadly upas tree of Wall Street / J. Keppler.

The deadly upas tree of Wall Street / J. Keppler.

Print shows a large, old tree at the edge of body of water with Albany, N.Y. on the right, in the background, and the U.S. Capitol on the left, in the background. Hanging from the branches are many coins with "... more

Jay Gould's private bowling alley / F. Opper.

Jay Gould's private bowling alley / F. Opper.

Print shows Jay Gould bowling on Wall Street using bowling balls labeled " Private Press, General Unscrupulousness, False Reports, [and] Trickery" to knock down pins labeled "Banker, Small Operator, Speculator,... more

Manhattan two-step

Manhattan two-step

From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1870-1885 (Microfilm M 3500) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form)

Drowning in his own "pool" / F. Graetz.

Drowning in his own "pool" / F. Graetz.

Illustration shows Jay Gould drowning in "Watered Stocks" certificates, some labeled "Watered W.U.T." and "Watered Wabash", at the bottom of the steps to Federal Hall on Wall Street in New York City. William H.... more

A Wall Street cleaner / J. Keppler.

A Wall Street cleaner / J. Keppler.

Illustration shows a woman labeled "Legitimate Business" cracking a whip that spells "Crash", driving a two-wheeled cart drawn by two horses with a large brush labeled "No Over-Certification Clearing House" att... more

No more of those hideous monuments! / Gillam.

No more of those hideous monuments! / Gillam.

Illustration shows Puck grabbing the arm of Uncle Sam who is staring in dismay at statues labeled "Coggswell, W.H. Seward Madison Square, Admiral Dupont Washington D.C., Custer West Point, George Washington Uni... more

The "Little Napoleon of Wall Street" in exile / F. Opper.

The "Little Napoleon of Wall Street" in exile / F. Opper.

Illustration shows Ferdinand Ward as Napoleon I sitting on a pile of stones labeled "Ludlow St. St. Helena" in the middle of a river with the New York City skyline behind him; some of the signs on buildings st... more

New York Base Ball Club of 1886 / Photos by John Wood, 208 Bowery, New York.

New York Base Ball Club of 1886 / Photos by John Wood, 208 Bowery, New...

Photograph showing portraits of members of the New York Base Ball Club of 1886 without hats.

Our Japanese village / J. Keppler.

Our Japanese village / J. Keppler.

Illustration shows a crowded outdoor scene, possibly in "Times" Square where Japanese paper lanterns are hanging and almost everyone is wearing Japanese-style clothing. Among the porters, street vendors, and st... more

New York Base Ball Club of 1886 / Photos by John Wood, 208 Bowery, New York.

New York Base Ball Club of 1886 / Photos by John Wood, 208 Bowery, New...

Photograph showing portraits of members of the New York Base Ball Club of 1886 wearing hats. R11195 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. No. 2. Copyright May 11, 1886. Players depicted: Mike Dorgan, Roger Co... more

[Washington Statue, Sub-treasury, New York City]

[Washington Statue, Sub-treasury, New York City]

Photo shows the statue of George Washington on Wall Street, covered in snow by the Great Blizzard of 1888. The building is now called the Federal Hall National Memorial. Title from image of this statue in the B... more

The fake operator and his dupe / Keppler, Jr.

The fake operator and his dupe / Keppler, Jr.

Print shows Whitelaw Reid, editor of the New York Tribune newspaper, typing headlines that appear on ticker tape that is being read by a stalwart Republican; the headlines include: "The Country on the Brink of ... more

Decker Building, Union Square, New York City

Decker Building, Union Square, New York City

Photoprint copyrighted by J.S. Johnston, N.Y. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Geogr.

Our religious landlords and their rookery tenants / C.J. Taylor.

Our religious landlords and their rookery tenants / C.J. Taylor.

Print shows a group of wealthy citizens exiting Trinity Church on Wall Street, New York City, with poor persons huddled on the street on both sides, and tenement housing in the background. The inscription over ... more

The Bowery, N.Y.

The Bowery, N.Y.

Looking down avenue between elevated railroads. Photo copyrighted by J.S. Johnston, N.Y. No. 3042. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Geogr.; Street Railways.

We are not a nation of swindlers! / C.J. Taylor.

We are not a nation of swindlers! / C.J. Taylor.

Print shows the statue of George Washington, full-length, standing with right arm raised, with fasces, at Federal Hall on Wall Street, New York City, N.Y., and a large crowd of men standing on steps, among them... more

[Scenes from a Yale vs. Carlisle Indians football game at Manhattan Field]

[Scenes from a Yale vs. Carlisle Indians football game at Manhattan Fi...

Full page includes four illustrations showing football game and letter from the University of Pennsylvania explaining why their football team participates in preliminary practice.

5th Ave. Hotel, N.Y

5th Ave. Hotel, N.Y

19765Bp2s-1 U.S. Copyright Office No. 673. Title from item.

Statue of Washington, Wall Street, N.Y.

Statue of Washington, Wall Street, N.Y.

Stereograph showing side view of George Washington statue in front of U.S. Sub-treasury, Federal Hall, Wall Street, New York.

Birds eye view of that portion of the 23rd and 24th wards of the city of New York, lying westerly of the New York and Harlem Railroad, and of the Grand Boulevard and Concourse connecting Manhattan Island with the park system north of the Harlem River.

Birds eye view of that portion of the 23rd and 24th wards of the city ...

Perspective map not drawn to scale. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 540 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 651/1; 700/1

Reunion dinner, Class of '83, C.C.N.Y. at the Hotel Manhattan, April 16, 1898

Reunion dinner, Class of '83, C.C.N.Y. at the Hotel Manhattan, April 1...

City College of N.Y. Photo copyrighted by H.N. Tiemann, N.Y. This record contains unverified data from caption card.

The Bowery Burlesquers presenting an original burletta on the latest New York craze, "Slumming"

The Bowery Burlesquers presenting an original burletta on the latest N...

Caption: Concert hall; A slumming party. Created and "copyright 1898, by The H.C. Miner Litho. Co., N.Y." Direction of Hurtig and Semon. No. 6233. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

New York and Brooklyn Bridge: Promenade and Manhattan [street railroad] Terminal

New York and Brooklyn Bridge: Promenade and Manhattan [street railroad...

Photoprint copyrighted by George P. Hall. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Geogr.; Bridges; St. RR.

New York police parade, June 1st, 1899 /

New York police parade, June 1st, 1899 /

The film shows members of "New York's Finest" parading at a crowded Union Square. There are members of the Bicycle Squad [Frame: 0396], mounted horses [0612], and two regimental marching bands [2518, 3456]. At ... more

Astor Battery on parade /

Astor Battery on parade /

From The Phonoscope, January 1899, p. 15: As they appeared in New York on Saturday, January 21 [sic], 1899, on their return from active service in the Philippines. The picture is taken as they cross Broadway, U... more

The New York Manhattan Theatre success, Wm. A. Brady & Jos. R. Grismer's production, A stranger in a strange land

The New York Manhattan Theatre success, Wm. A. Brady & Jos. R. Grismer...

D13808 U.S. Copyright Office "By Sidney T. Wilbur [i.e., Wilmer] and Walter Vincent." Created and "copyright 1900 by The Strobridge Litho. Co., Cin'ti & New York." Direction of Thall & Kennedy. N.Y. no. 9037. F... more

The Bowery, New York City

The Bowery, New York City

View up street, showing elevated railroad.

The New Grand Central Station, New York, Bradford L. Gilbert, Architect: 1. Bird's-eye view of the remodeled Grand Central Station, from the balcony of the Manhattan Hotel; 2. East end of the general waiting-room, ...; 3. A corner in the women's room; 4. The general waiting room...

The New Grand Central Station, New York, Bradford L. Gilbert, Architec...

4 half-tone repr. of drawings. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, 1900. Reference copy in LOT 4383-Q. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: (Archit. Coll.); Railroads Stat... more