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
Title from item. Illus. in: The Massachusetts magazine, or, Monthly museum of knowledge and rational entertainment. Boston, Mass. : Isaiah Thomas and Ebenezer T. Andrews, vol. II, no. VII, 1790 (July), opp. p. ... more
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 190, Folder 26.
Print shows Fort Niagara on a peninsula at the mouth of the Niagara River in Lake Ontario. Title from item. Published in Port Folio Magazine October 1814, p. 297. Stamped on lower right on mount: Map Division O... more
Drawing shows a view from Canadian side of Grand Falls at Niagara with clouds of spray coming up from the majestic falls while four people observe from Table Rock, at right. Purchase; William Reese Company; 200... more
Drawing shows Niagara Falls on the Canadian side, looking toward Horseshoe Falls from the shore. The Terrapin Tower, built in 1833 and torn down in 1873 on the American side, hovers against the edge of the fal... more
Drawing shows Niagara Falls and a barely visible Terrapin Tower through the trees from a vantage point near the suspension bridge, which is not visible. Wallis was a British Commissioner from the Foreign Office... more
Drawing shows Niagara Falls from the American side looking across to the Canadian side. Terrapin Tower, built in 1833 and destroyed in 1873 hovers between the American and Canadian falls. Wallis was a British C... more
Drawing shows islands in the rapids above Niagara Falls on the American side. Wallis was a British Commissioner from the Foreign Office to the United States in 1853. Originally 1 of 37 drawings in portfolios wi... more
Engraving by Jules Jaguemart. Illus. in: Loubat, Medallic History..., 1880, v. 2, pl. 41. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: US Hist.; BI; Medals; BI WORKS; Arti... more
Stereograph showing African American men and children outside a building. One appears to be dancing; another man plays a violin.
Stereograph shows ruins of slave quarters, possibly on the grounds of Kingsley Plantation, Fort George Island. 15450 U.S. Copyright Office. Series: Gems of American Scenery. Title from item. Copyright 1886 by G... more
Stereograph showing slave cabins, possibly at Kingsley Plantation, Fort George Island. 15478 U.S. Copyright Office. "3rd view" written in ink on mount. Series: Gems of American Scenery. Title from item. Copyrig... more