Print shows the deputies from Paris to the National Assembly aboard a large, ornate carriage being drawn by a bull, lion, sheep, and a snake; ahead of them, leading the procession, are three female figures, one... more
Print shows a large group of men seated in two u-shaped rows along the sides and back of a large hall with a barrel ceiling and with statuary in alcoves set off by columns, a crowded third row of standing-room-... more
Print shows, on the left, a plump, "bulky" Englishman smoking a pipe while seated at a table laden with food and drink, on his left a cornucopia overflows with coins, and under the table is a dog with collar la... more
Print shows a ragged member of Napoleon's army boasting about the success of "de grand Empereur" to a robust Englishman labeled "Rule Britannia" who blows a puff of smoke in the soldiers face.
An attack on Nicholas Biddle and the New York newspaper editors friendly to the United States Bank. The print was evidently prompted by Biddle's 1834 attempt to create a financial crisis through an artificial t... more
Certificate includes vignettes of the proposed Washington Monument with a pantheon and as an obelisk; medallion portrait of George Washington; and Washington's grave at Mount Vernon. The signatures are for Z. T... more
A campaign badge produced for the New Hampshire delegation to the Baltimore "Young Men's National Convention" of May 4, 1840. It is quite similar to the "Poor Man's Friend" badge (no. 1840-9), having the rounde... more
A crude campaign badge produced for Whig National Convention held at Baltimore in May of 1844. There are two illustrations: above, a sailor with a hammer nails an American flag with the words "HENRY CLAY" to a ... more
Print showing a "revised plan of the monument" with specifications and height comparisons to other buildings, as well as the Washington Monument in Baltimore and the Bunker Hill Monument in Boston.
Drawing shows a woman and child exiting the telegraph office, and the National Hotel, at Pennsylvania and 6th Street, NW, as carriages and people move up and down Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington DC. The view ... more
Photograph shows Major General George Stoneman of 3rd Regular Army Cavalry Regiment, 4th Regular Army Cavalry Regiment, and General Staff U.S. Volunteers Infantry Regiment in uniform.
Photograph shows Barbara Frietchie, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front. Mounted on card with poem titled in her name by John Greenleaf Whittier.