Print shows the waterfront on the south side of New York City with ships and boats in the foreground; prominent features numbered, legend not included.
Scale ca. 1:6,300. Dedicated "To the Honble. Thos. Gage ... " Relief shown by hachures. Includes text, index to points of interest, and inset "A chart of the entrance to New York from Sandy Hook, shewing the pr... more
Scale ca. 1:6,300. Relief shown by hachures. Dedicated to Major Gen. Thos. Gage. Described in I. N. P. Stokes' Iconography of Manhattan Island. Includes descriptive note, "References," and inset of "A chart of ... more
Print shows two men sitting on a knoll under a tree in the foreground and a distant view of New York City with King's College, now Columbia University, the most prominent building visible.
Untitled pictorial depiction of rivers and fortifications on conical powder horn. Present title devised by cataloguer. Manuscript: Black/brown inks on bovine horn, shellacked. Has pewter pouring spout attached ... more
Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1153 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
Scale ca. 1:5,000. "Survey'd in 1767." Shows ward boundaries. Includes numbered index to buildings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1107 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ... more
Print shows cartouche and ornament on map of the eastern seaboard of America; a procession of suppliants bearing gifts to present to a seated figure, possibly George III, also shows a bird's-eye view of New Yor... more
Print shows a panorama of New York City in two plates with views of Chatham Street and Broadway, with the Hudson and East Rivers in the background of the first (top) block, as well as the bay with "Bedlow's Isl... more
A parade of jubilant New York City Whigs, led by successful mayoral candidate Aaron Clark (at right, with walking stick). Clark, who defeated Tammany candidate John J. Morgan in the Spring election, walks arm-i... more
A satire on the 1838 New York mayoralty contest, here shown as a horse race between (left to right) Whig candidate Aaron Clark, Democrat Richard Riker, and Loco Foco Democrat Isaac L. Varian. Clark is clearly i... more
A satire on the publisher's own troubles with the Democratic establishment in New York. In his print shop Henry R. Robinson is confronted by an unidentified man (center, arms crossed) who says, "I am determined... more
Whig senator Henry Clay is attacked here on several fronts. The artist alludes to his reputation for gambling, his widely publicized outburst in the House of Representatives in February 1838, and his alleged un... more
Another satire on the Glentworth scandal controversy, by the same artist as "The Last Card," "Evenhanded Justice," and "O. K." (nos. 1840-60, -62, and -63). Here the artist lampoons Democratic efforts to sensat... more
A riot scene: German parade musicians (possibly accompanying touring ballerina Fanny Elssler) are attacked and beaten with their own instruments by a gang of toughs (or "Soap-Locks" for the long, soaped hair lo... more
The title continues: "Breaking up of a Grand Spree in the Tea Room & total abflustification of the common scoundrels." Weitenkampf calls the print a satirical look at members of the New York Common Council "aft... more
A satirical attack on alleged excesses in the Van Buren administration and on the President's Loco Foco or radical Democratic supporters in New York. Martin Van Buren rides past New York's Tammany Hall in a lu... more
Another in the series of "Spoodlyks's" satires on the Glentworth affair. (See also nos. 1840-60, -61, and -63). Here the artist portrays Glentworth's attempt to remove evidence in the vote fraud inquiry from t... more
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
A satire on the competition between rival editors Horace Greeley and James Gordon Bennett for New York post office printing contracts. The artist also comments on the circulation wars between Bennett's "New Yor... more
Illustration showing a bird's eye view of New York City looking toward Battery Park (?) and a view of Galveston from the bay, boats and ships in foreground.
A comic scene ridiculing the Tammany Democrats of New York City. Tammany headquarters, known as the "Wigwam," here erupts in a drunken fracas over the Democratic platform for the presidential race of 1852. The ... more
Photo shows crowd gathered in New York City for the arrival of Japan's first diplomatic mission to the United States on June 16, 1860, with cannons in foreground preparing to fire a salute.
Caricature showing man on donkey carrying baby, bags "taxation, aldermanic jobs, bribery and corruption", and sign "Fernando Wood", etc.
Photograph shows a building for New York City's "Metropolitan Fair" of 1864, a fundraising event for the United States Sanitary Commission. Title from item. Gottheim collection code: GNY 68. Publisher attributi... more
Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1865, by E. & H. T. Anthony & Co. in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the U.S. for the So. District of New-York. Title from item.