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The OP spectacles / Cruikshank del.

The OP spectacles / Cruikshank del.

Satire showing head of Clifford with two circles representing huge spectacles, "Old house old prices & no private boxes" and "Old house old prices & no pigeon holes," over his eyes. Each circle contains a symme... more

Detail of a historic car with license plates from the 1940s. San Francisco, California

Detail of a historic car with license plates from the 1940s. San Franc...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The Jon B. Lovelace Collection of California Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America Project, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs... more

[Mechanical device for scaling towers]

[Mechanical device for scaling towers]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: De re militari / Roberto Valturio. [Verona] : Joannes Nicolai de Verona, 1472. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western technology ... / Leonar... more

[Obelisk erected at the Piazza of Saint Peter in Rome following its relocation from the Circus Nero]

[Obelisk erected at the Piazza of Saint Peter in Rome following its re...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Della trasportatione dell'obelisco vaticano et delle fabriche di Nostro Signore papa Sisto v fatte dal cavallier Domenico Fontana. Roma : D. Basa, 1590. Published in: ... more

[Italian thermoscope and Dutch thermometer]

[Italian thermoscope and Dutch thermometer]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Mathematical recreations, .... [London] : Printed for W. Leake, 1653. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western technology ... / Leonard C. Brun... more

Reforme de différents droits feodaux et de la dime - le 11 aoust 1789

Reforme de différents droits feodaux et de la dime - le 11 aoust 1789

Print shows, in a rural setting, a man from the working class or third estate, handing a bag of money to a member of the clergy, who refuses with his right hand, but reaches behind his back with his left hand t... more

D'Aguesseau sauve la France pendant la famine 1709 / Desfontaines delt. ; Moret sculpt.

D'Aguesseau sauve la France pendant la famine 1709 / Desfontaines delt...

Henri-François d'Aguesseau authorizing the removal of grain from a storage facility during the famine of 1709. Illus. in: Portraits des grands hommes, femmes illustres, et sujets mémorables de France : gravés e... more

Lady Godina's rout; - or - Peeping-Tom spying out Pope-Joan / Js. Gy. d: et f:

Lady Godina's rout; - or - Peeping-Tom spying out Pope-Joan / Js. Gy. ...

A fashionable crowd playing cards at two tables. In the foreground, four people playing the game Pope-Joan. One of the women is wearing a loose fitting semi-transparent dress with her breasts exposed. Behind he... more

Nidanme

Nidanme

Print shows the young samurai Rikiya placing a gift in front of Konami with her mother standing behind her and Honzo observing from behind a screen, from act 2 of the chushingura. Title and other descriptive in... more

The Farmers toast

The Farmers toast

British cartoon showing six fat farmers eating and drinking at a table. The farmers are 'monopolists', accused of holding corn in hopes of a still higher price. Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collectio... more

The king's friend boarded at sea, or the wife defeating her enemies

The king's friend boarded at sea, or the wife defeating her enemies

Cartoon showing Mrs. Rowley, in a military uniform, discovering Admiral Rowley rising from bed where another woman lies sleeping. Forms part of: British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).

The blessing of new taxes!!! / Marks fect.

The blessing of new taxes!!! / Marks fect.

John Bull, holding a pipe and a frothing tankard, is beset by the Regent and Ministers. Sidmouth furtively takes the pipe from his hand, looking over John's head at the Regent who extends his hand to seize the ... more

Aquarius, Piscis Australis & Ballon Aerostatique / Sidy. Hall, sculpt.

Aquarius, Piscis Australis & Ballon Aerostatique / Sidy. Hall, sculpt.

Astronomical chart showing a male figure holding an inverted bowl from which water flows, at his feet appears the back of a fish and a balloon forming the constellations. Illus. in: Urania's mirror, 1825, pl. 2... more

[Unidentified portrait of a man, facing front]

[Unidentified portrait of a man, facing front]

The date of the image is based on the plate's lack of gold toning. Case: Plain leather grain. Attributed to William G. Mason. Paper label adhered to cover glass: "49." Labels on case: "65," "36." Purchase; Mari... more

[Joseph Jenkins Roberts, head-and-shoulders portrait, slightly to right]

[Joseph Jenkins Roberts, head-and-shoulders portrait, slightly to righ...

President of Liberia. Was part of LOT 8554. Case: central diamond surrounded by leaves. Stamped on brass mat: McCartey. Transfer; Manuscript Division. Forms part of: American Colonization Society Records, 1792-... more

[James Duncan, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left]

[James Duncan, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left]

Colonel, U.S. Army. Photographer unidentified. Identification based on DAG no. 328. Transfer; Manuscript Division; 1993; (DLC/PP-1993:136). Forms part of: Henry Jackson Hunt Papers, 1841-1978 (Library of Congre... more

[Henry and William Pinkney Rodgers, three-quarter length portrait, seated, holding hats]

[Henry and William Pinkney Rodgers, three-quarter length portrait, sea...

Photographer unidentified. Case: front, variant of Rinhart 123; back, variant of Rinhart 125. Label on front of case: William Pinkney Rodgers, 1821-1893, Henry Rodgers, 1823-1854. Gift; Mrs. Alexander Macomb; 1... more

[Copy of a painting of an unidentified woman, head-and-shoulders portrait, full face]

[Copy of a painting of an unidentified woman, head-and-shoulders portr...

Photographer unidentified. Case: central floral medallion. Source unknown. Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress).

[Unidentified copy of a painting showing a man, head-and-shoulders portrait, full face]

[Unidentified copy of a painting showing a man, head-and-shoulders por...

Photographer unidentified. Possibly William C. C. Claiborne, Governor of Louisiana. Case: Rinhart 124. Source unknown. Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress).

[Group portrait of two unidentified girls, three-quarter length, seated, facing front]

[Group portrait of two unidentified girls, three-quarter length, seate...

Possibly Frances Benjamin Johnston's mother, right, and aunt, left. Photographer unidentified. Case: back only, plain leather with a central metal lozenge. Gift; Frances Benjamin Johnston. Forms part of: France... more

[Three unidentified women, two seated, one standing, facing front]

[Three unidentified women, two seated, one standing, facing front]

Photographer unidentified. Case: back only, plain leather. Gift; Frances Benjamin Johnston. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston collection (Library of Congress). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Li... more

[Unidentified man wearing spectacles, half-length portrait, seated, facing front, arm on table with tablecloth]

[Unidentified man wearing spectacles, half-length portrait, seated, fa...

Photographer unidentified. Hallmark: Rinhart 46. Source unknown. Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress).

[John Sherman, head-and-shoulders portrait, full face]

[John Sherman, head-and-shoulders portrait, full face]

Republican Representative from Ohio, 1855-1861; Senator, 1861-1877, 1881-1897; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, 1877-1881. Photographer unidentified. Case: back only, oval frame design. Source unknown. Forms par... more

[David and Ellen Bell, three-quarter length portrait, seated]

[David and Ellen Bell, three-quarter length portrait, seated]

Photographer unidentified. Case: Rinhart 131. Transfer; Manuscript Division; 1975; (DLC/PP-1975:199). Forms part of: Gilbert H. Grosvenor collection of Photographs of the Alexander Graham Bell Family (Library o... more

[Unidentified woman, possibly Jane Fiske, head-and-shoulders portrait, full face]

[Unidentified woman, possibly Jane Fiske, head-and-shoulders portrait,...

Photographer unidentified. Accompanying note: Jane and Lyman Fiske, mother and father of Harrison Grey Fiske. Case: double case, mixed flowers variant. In same case with DAG no. 1069. Transfer; Manuscript Divis... more

[Unidentified man, possibly John Bannister Gibson, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front]

[Unidentified man, possibly John Bannister Gibson, head-and-shoulders ...

Case: front - Berg 44-55G; back - bouquet of mixed flowers. Label on case: 37. Purchase; Marian S. Carson; 1998; (DLC/PP-1998:151.13). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). Forms part o... more

[Isaiah Lukens, half-length portrait, facing front]

[Isaiah Lukens, half-length portrait, facing front]

Possibly by Paul Beck Goddard. Case: variant of Rinhart 271; pressure sensitive label on case "162." Resealed W.F. Stapp, NPG/Smithsonian 8/5/83. Purchase; Marian S. Carson; 1996; (DLC/PP-1996:087.24). Forms pa... more

[Emlen Cresson, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front]

[Emlen Cresson, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front]

Printed on yellow paper label pasted to the paper seal: Daguerreotype miniatures, by R. Cornelius, Eighth Street, above Chesnut [sic], Philadelphia. Written on paper seal: E. Cresson, May 30th, 1840. In cast b... more

[Still life with tree and two small, stuffed mammals]

[Still life with tree and two small, stuffed mammals]

No case. Label adhered to seal: "64". Purchase; Marian S. Carson; 1998; (DLC/PP-1998:151.19). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection (Library o... more

[William Pinkney Rodgers, half-length portrait, seated, with yellow scarf, holding hat]

[William Pinkney Rodgers, half-length portrait, seated, with yellow sc...

Photographer unidentified. Hallmark: Rinhart 46. Case: variant of Rinhart 125. Label on back of case: William Pinkney Rodgers, 1821-1893. Gift; Mrs. Alexander Macomb; 1976; (DLC/PP-1976:307). Forms part of: Rod... more

[Unidentified man, possibly Lyman Fiske, head-and-shoulders portrait, full face]

[Unidentified man, possibly Lyman Fiske, head-and-shoulders portrait, ...

Photographer unidentified. Case: double case, mixed flowers variant. In same case with DAG no. 1068. Accompanying note: Jane & Lyman Fiske, mother and father of Harrison Grey Fiske. Transfer; Manuscript Divisio... more

[Joannette Clark Benjamin, three-quarter length portrait of a woman, facing front, seated]

[Joannette Clark Benjamin, three-quarter length portrait of a woman, f...

Possibly maternal grandmother of photographer Frances Benjamin Johnston. Photographer unidentified. Case: Rinhart 133. Gift; Frances Benjamin Johnston. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston collection (Libra... more

[William Pinkney Rodgers, half-length portrait, seated, holding white hat]

[William Pinkney Rodgers, half-length portrait, seated, holding white ...

Photographer unidentified. Hallmark: 40 [asterisk]. Label on back of case: William Pinkney Rodgers, 1821-1893. Gift; Mrs. Alexander Macomb; 1976; (DLC/PP-1976:307). Forms part of: Rodgers Family Papers, 1740-19... more

[William Robertson Grant, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right]

[William Robertson Grant, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right]

Printed on yellow paper label pasted to the paper seal: Daguerreotype miniatures, by R. Cornelius, Eighth Street, above Chesnut [sic], Philadelphia. Written on paper seal: Dr. Grant, 1840. Labels on cover glas... more

[Isaiah Lukens, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left]

[Isaiah Lukens, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left]

Brass mat stamped: R. Cornelius, Philada. fecit. Case: green embossed leather; pressure sensitive label on case "#2." Robert Cornelius: Portraits from the dawn of photography / Stapp. Smithsonian Institution Pr... more

[Unidentified man, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly left]

[Unidentified man, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly left]

Case: Rinhart 195. Barboza number: 6019.057. Purchase; Anthony Barboza; 1999; (DLC/PP-1999:022). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress).

[Clark sisters, five women, three-quarter length portraits, all facing front]

[Clark sisters, five women, three-quarter length portraits, all facing...

Grandmother and aunts of photographer Frances Benjamin Johnston. Photographer unidentified. Hallmark: 40. Case: Rinhart 63. Accompanying note in case on stationery of the Arts Club of Washington, in handwriting... more

[Unidentified man, half-length portrait, three-quarters to the right]

[Unidentified man, half-length portrait, three-quarters to the right]

Photographer unidentified. Was part of LOT 8554. Case: front, Rinhart 162; back: central pattern in oval with scrolled border. Transfer; Manuscript Division. Forms part of: American Colonization Society Records... more

[Group portrait of an unidentified boy and girl, three-quarter length, seated on upholstered bench, facing front, holding books]

[Group portrait of an unidentified boy and girl, three-quarter length,...

Photographer unidentified. Hallmark: Rinhart 46. Case: metal case with leather insert, variant of Rinhart 90, Source unknown. Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress).

[Unidentified woman, half-length portrait, seated, facing front]

[Unidentified woman, half-length portrait, seated, facing front]

Photographer unidentified. Case: front made by LC conservation office; back variant of Rinhart 131. Source unknown. Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress).

[Nathaniel Green, half-length portrait, facing front, seated with arm on table with tablecloth]

[Nathaniel Green, half-length portrait, facing front, seated with arm ...

Photographer unidentified. Hallmark: Rinhart 36a. Case: variant of Rinhart 166. Accompanying note: Nathaniel Green, brother of Levi Green and son of William Green who was wounded in the Battle of Bunker Hill. S... more

[Unidentified woman holding book, with books on table to her right]

[Unidentified woman holding book, with books on table to her right]

Case: geometric design. Barboza number: 6019.056. Purchase; Anthony Barboza; 1999; (DLC/PP-1999:022). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress).

[Unidentified man and woman, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front]

[Unidentified man and woman, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front...

Photographer unidentified. Case: central floral motif. Transfer; LC Manuscript Division; 1985; (DLC/PP-1985:575). Forms part of: Harvey Washington Wiley Papers, ca. 1854-1944 (Library of Congress). Forms part o... more

[Unidentified man, half-length portrait, facing front]

[Unidentified man, half-length portrait, facing front]

Case: front - Rinhart 257; back - Rinhart 131 variant. Purchase; Anthony Barboza; 1999; (DLC/PP-1999:022). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress).

[Unidentified boy, three-quarter length portrait, seated in chair covered with drapery]

[Unidentified boy, three-quarter length portrait, seated in chair cove...

Photographer unidentified. Case: Rinhart 119. Transfer; Manuscript Division; 1998; (DLC/PP-1998:022). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). Forms part of: Tilton C. Reynolds Papers (Lib... more

[Alfred Jones, three-quarter length portrait, standing]

[Alfred Jones, three-quarter length portrait, standing]

Photograph shows engraver Alfred Jones in studio portrait, standing with right hand resting on the back of a chair, left elbow akimbo, facing front; he is wearing a suit with bow tie and pants with a checker pa... more

[John McAllister, Jr., head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front]

[John McAllister, Jr., head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front]

Printed on yellow paper label pasted to the paper seal: Daguerreotype miniatures, by R. Cornelius, Eighth Street, above Chesnut [sic], Philadelphia. Written on paper seal: J. McAllister, Jr., May 6th, 1840. In... more

[Unidentified man, possibly William G. Mason, head and shoulders  portrait, facing slightly left]

[Unidentified man, possibly William G. Mason, head and shoulders port...

Case: Rinhart 148. Label adhered to case: 35. Purchase; Marian S. Carson; 1998; (DLC/PP-1998:151.2). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection (Li... more

[White frame house with white picket fence at Cambridge, New York, with horse and buggy in front

[White frame house with white picket fence at Cambridge, New York, wit...

Case: similar to Rinhart 108. Mirror inside case to show house in correct orientation. Labels adhered to seal: "Cambridge, New York," "46". Purchase; Marian S. Carson; 1998; (DLC/PP-1998:151.20). Forms part of:... more

[Two unidentified women seated on a sofa, two unidentified men standing behind the sofa, with a woman peering over the back of the sofa]

[Two unidentified women seated on a sofa, two unidentified men standin...

Case: gold frame design. Accompanying label on case: "30." An inventory by Marian Carson attributes this daguerreotype to Collins. Purchase; Marian S. Carson; 2000; (DLC/PP-2000:095.3). Forms part of: Daguerreo... more

[Madame De Lara, head-and-shoulders portrait of a woman, three-quarters view, facing left]

[Madame De Lara, head-and-shoulders portrait of a woman, three-quarter...

Photographer unidentified. Identification from label on front of case: Madam De Lara (Cuba). Case: central quadrafoil surrounded by scrolls. Gift; Mrs. G.M. Parkhurst; 1926; (DLC/PP-1926:46952). Forms part of: ... more

[Unidentified woman, three-quarter length portrait, facing front, with bonnet, arm resting on table with tablecloth; books on table]

[Unidentified woman, three-quarter length portrait, facing front, with...

Photographer unidentified. Case: variant of Rinhart 123. Source unknown. Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress).

[Unidentified man, friend of Clara Barton, head-and-shoulders portrait, full face]

[Unidentified man, friend of Clara Barton, head-and-shoulders portrait...

Photographer unidentified. Case: variant of Rinhart 123. Accompanying label: Unidentified friend of C.B. Accompanying lock of hair. Was part of LOT 8492. Transfer; Manuscript Division; 1959. Forms part of: Clar... more

[William Pinkney Rodgers, half-length portrait, seated, with blue scarf, holding hat]

[William Pinkney Rodgers, half-length portrait, seated, with blue scar...

Photographer unidentified. Hallmark: Rinhart 46. Case: variant of Rinhart 125. Label on back of case: William Pinkney Rodgers, 1821-1893. Gift; Mrs. Alexander Macomb; 1976; (DLC/PP-1976:307). Forms part of: Rod... more

[Unidentified man, head-and-shoulders portrait, full face]

[Unidentified man, head-and-shoulders portrait, full face]

Photographer unidentified. Case: gothic design. Purchase; 1967; (DLC/PP-1967:040). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress).

[Unidentified man, half-length portrait, facing right]

[Unidentified man, half-length portrait, facing right]

Photographer unidentified. Source unknown. Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress).

[Unidentified boy, three-quarter length portrait, seated]

[Unidentified boy, three-quarter length portrait, seated]

Photographer unidentified. Hallmark: [asterisk double paschal lamb] 30. Case: plain brown leather with decorative motif in each corner. Gift; Charles W. Millard; 1976; (DLC/PP-1976:096). Forms part of: Daguerre... more

[Unidentified woman, half-length portrait, facing front, seated in chair]

[Unidentified woman, half-length portrait, facing front, seated in cha...

Case: oval design surrounded by scrolls. Barboza number: 6019.059. Purchase; Anthony Barboza; 1999; (DLC/PP-1999:022). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress).

[Mary Manuel Lisa, half-length portrait, facing slightly left, seated, holding glasses]

[Mary Manuel Lisa, half-length portrait, facing slightly left, seated,...

Photographer unidentified. Identification based on an engraving by John Sartain published in Memorials of the life and character of Mary Manuel Lisa. Case: scroll motif. Transfer; Manuscript Division; 1995; (DL... more

[Lucy Stone, half-length portrait of a woman, seated, facing front]

[Lucy Stone, half-length portrait of a woman, seated, facing front]

Photographer unidentified. Case: bouquet of flowers. Forms part of: Visual materials from the Blackwell family papers. Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). Transfer; LC Manuscript Divi... more

[Mr. Miller, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front]

[Mr. Miller, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front]

Photographer unidentified. Hallmark: [illegible]. Case: Krainik 277. Accompanying note: Father and mother of Watts Todd Miller, husband of Olive Thorne Miller (Harriet Mann Miller). Housed with DAG no. 1228. Tr... more

[Unidentified man with cat, three-quarter length portrait, full face, seated]

[Unidentified man with cat, three-quarter length portrait, full face, ...

Photographer unidentified. Case: front, Rinhart 66; back, urn with leaves. Purchase; 1967; (DLC/PP-1967:040). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). Exhibited: American Treasures of the ... more

[R. McGill, full-length portrait, seated in chair, facing front, with textile screen in background]

[R. McGill, full-length portrait, seated in chair, facing front, with ...

Photographer unidentified. Was part of LOT 8554. Case: similar to Rinhart 123. Accompanying hand-written note: R... McGill born in Baltimore, died at Cape Palmas. One of the original trustees of Hall Free Scho... more

[Unidentified man, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front, in uniform]

[Unidentified man, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front, in unifo...

Photographer unidentified. Hallmark: [illegible]. Case: back only, four petal flower surrounded by scroll. Gift; W.G. Hoes; 1954. Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress).

[Unidentified man, possibly David Roberts, three-quarter length portrait, profile]

[Unidentified man, possibly David Roberts, three-quarter length portra...

Photographer unidentified. Accompanying note in case: I think this is a photo of David Roberts, father of Coolidge S. Roberts, but I am not sure. I think the mother-of-pearl frame is most interesting. E. C. St... more

[Unidentified woman, three-quarter length portrait, facing front, seated before a painted backdrop with column]

[Unidentified woman, three-quarter length portrait, facing front, seat...

Photographer unidentified. Hallmark: [asterisk]. Case: back only, Rinhart 163. Source unknown. Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress).

[Jerusha Field, half-length portrait, seated in chair, with arm resting on table with tablecloth]

[Jerusha Field, half-length portrait, seated in chair, with arm restin...

Photographer unidentified. Case: Rinhart 141. Accompanying note: Jerusha Field, Quaker of N.Y. & Peekskill. Gift; Family of William B. Osgood Field; 1997; (DLC/PP-1999:155). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collect... more

[Distant view of a house and yard]

[Distant view of a house and yard]

Photographer unidentified. Case: flowers in central quadrafoil. Source unknown. Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress).

[Unidentified woman, three-quarter length portrait, facing front, seated in chair beside table with tablecloth; book on table]

[Unidentified woman, three-quarter length portrait, facing front, seat...

Photographer unidentified. May be copy daguerreotype. Hallmark: possibly Rinhart 46. Case: front, mixed flowers; back, quadrafoil. Source unknown. Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress).

[Unidentified man, friend of Clara Barton, head-and-shoulders portrait, full face]

[Unidentified man, friend of Clara Barton, head-and-shoulders portrait...

Photographer unidentified. Case: variant of Rinhart 123. Accompanying label: Unidentified friend of C. B. Was part of LOT 8492. Transfer; Manuscript Division; 1959. Forms part of: Clara Barton Papers, 1834-1918... more

[Unidentified woman and girl]

[Unidentified woman and girl]

Case: front - Rinhart 120; back - Rinhart 195. Barboza number: 6019.070. Purchase; Anthony Barboza; 1999; (DLC/PP-1999:022). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress).

[Unidentified man, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left]

[Unidentified man, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left]

Photographer unidentified. Transfer; Manuscript Division; 1995; (DLC/PP-1995:003). Forms part of: Papers of Horace and Anne Montgomerie Traubel, 1824-1979 (Library of Congress). Forms part of: Daguerreotype col... more

[Unidentified woman, half-length portrait, wearing gloves]

[Unidentified woman, half-length portrait, wearing gloves]

Case: Rinhart 91. Purchase; Anthony Barboza; 1999; (DLC/PP-1999:022). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress).

[Anne Dudley Roberts, three-quarter length portrait, facing front, as a girl]

[Anne Dudley Roberts, three-quarter length portrait, facing front, as ...

Photographer unidentified. Was part of LOT 7060. Case: front: Rinhart 118; back: central circle surrounded by scrolls. Accompanying note: Annie L. Dudley (Roberts). Transfer; Manuscript Division; 1955. Forms pa... more

[William Young McAllister, three quarter length portrait, facing front

[William Young McAllister, three quarter length portrait, facing front

In paper mat. Written on back: Portrait of W. Y. McAllister taken in the garden of a convent in Nuremburg, Germany. Sep. 13, 1841. The wall of the garden forms the background of the picture. Etched on plate: He... more

[William Young McAllister, three quarter length portrait, facing front

[William Young McAllister, three quarter length portrait, facing front

In paper mat. Etched on plate: Heller. Written on back: W. Y. McAllister taken at Nuremburg, Germany. Sep. 13, 1841 in the garden of a convent. Label adhered to cover glass: "102." Purchase; Marian S. Carson; 1... more

[Unidentified man, three-quarter length portrait, facing front, seated beside table with tablecloth, holding book]

[Unidentified man, three-quarter length portrait, facing front, seated...

Photographer unidentified. Hallmark: Rinhart 13a. Case: variant of Rinhart 219. Source unknown. Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress).

[Eunice Fiske Durfee, three-quarter length portrait of a woman, facing front, seated next to table with tablecloth; large book on table]

[Eunice Fiske Durfee, three-quarter length portrait of a woman, facing...

Case: variant of Rinhart 131. Accompanying note: Eunice Fisk Durfee, mother of Jane Maria, the mother of Harrison Grey Fiske (Harry's grandmother). Stamped on brass mat: Cooley, Springfield. Transfer; Manuscrip... more

[North side of Chestnut Street, between Second Street and Third Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania]

[North side of Chestnut Street, between Second Street and Third Street...

Attributed to William Y. McAllister. Case: plain leather double case; pressure sensitive label attached to case: 22/23. Housed in case with DAG no. 1277. Printed on paper label on back of case: William Y. McAll... more

[Copy of a painting of an unidentified woman, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front]

[Copy of a painting of an unidentified woman, head-and-shoulders portr...

Photographer unidentified. Hallmark: Rinhart 13a. Case: front, variant of Rinhart 140; plain back. Source unknown. Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress).

[North side of Chestnut Street, between Second Street and Third Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania]

[North side of Chestnut Street, between Second Street and Third Street...

In frame with gold leaf around window opening. Paper label on back of frame: North side of Chestnut Street between 2nd & 3rd Streets. Daguerreotype view taken by Mr. Wm. G. Mason. Presented by him to John McAll... more

[North side of Chestnut Street, below Second Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania]

[North side of Chestnut Street, below Second Street, Philadelphia, Pen...

Attributed to William G. Mason. Signs include: Refrigerators, John Gibson, Wines and Liquors, Hotel. In frame with gold leaf around window opening. Paper label on back of frame: Chestnut Street - North side be... more

[Unidentified man, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly right]

[Unidentified man, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly right]

Hallmark: 40 [paschal lamb]. Case: back only, central floral design within floral wreath. Gift; Mrs. Alexander Macomb; 1976; (DLC/PP-1976:307). Forms part of: Rodgers Family Papers, 1740-1977 (Library of Congre... more

[Unidentified girl, three-quarter length portrait, facing front, seated in chair, holding doll]

[Unidentified girl, three-quarter length portrait, facing front, seate...

Photographer unidentified. Hallmark: Rinhart 13a. Case: variant of Rinhart 44. Source unknown. Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress).

[John McAllister, Jr., full-length portrait, seated in a chair, outdoors on the roof of 48 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia]

[John McAllister, Jr., full-length portrait, seated in a chair, outdoo...

Written on paper label on back of case: J. McAllister jr 1843 taken by W.Y.M. on the roof of old 48. Written on paper label on the side of the case: J. McAllister by W.Y.M. Case: frame design with leaf motif in... more

[No. 46 to No. 52, Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania]

[No. 46 to No. 52, Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania]

Signs on buildings include: Walking Canes, McAllister, McAllister & Son, W.G. Mason Engraver, A.J. McDuffee. In frame with gold leaf around window opening. Paper label on back of frame: View of houses No. 46 to... more

A View in 1843

A View in 1843

Case: Passe partout mat. Label attached to back of mat: A view in 1843 by W.Y. McAllister. Label adhered to front of mat: 75. Location of view unidentified. Image is not visible on plate. Purchase; Marian S. Ca... more

[Unidentified man, about 70 years of age, half-length portrait, facing three-quarters to the left]

[Unidentified man, about 70 years of age, half-length portrait, facing...

Scratched on back of plate: 26. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). Produced by Mathew Brady's studio.

[William Murray, head-and-shoulders portrait, three-quarters to the left]

[William Murray, head-and-shoulders portrait, three-quarters to the le...

Scratched on back of plate: 36; Murry. Alternative identification: William M. Murray (cat. 5). Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920. (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress... more

[James Bruce Elgin, 8th Earl of Elgin, head-and-shoulders portrait, three-quarters to right]

[James Bruce Elgin, 8th Earl of Elgin, head-and-shoulders portrait, th...

Identification from a woodcut engraving from an ambrotype by Brady in Harper's Weekly, June 6, 1857, p. 357. Corners trimmed. Purchase; Alice H. Cox and Mary H. Evans; 1954. Forms part of: Brady-Handy collectio... more

[Unidentified man, head-and-shoulders portrait, slightly to the right]

[Unidentified man, head-and-shoulders portrait, slightly to the right]

Scratched on back of plate: 315. Hallmark: Rinhart 46. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). Produced by Mathew Brady's studio.

[Unidentified man, half-length portrait, three-quarters to right, eyes front, with monocle suspended around neck]

[Unidentified man, half-length portrait, three-quarters to right, eyes...

Scratched on face of plate: 256; Capt. Dunn. Scratched on back of plate: 127. Alternative identification: Mr. Dunn (Captain Charles Dunn who served in the Black Hawk War and later became Chief Justice of the W... more

[Unidentified man, half-length portrait, three-quarters to the left, seated in chair]

[Unidentified man, half-length portrait, three-quarters to the left, s...

Scratched on back of plate: 319. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). Produced by Mathew Brady's studio.

[Unidentified man, about 40 years of age, half-length portrait, head three-quarters to the left, resting arm on back of chair, wearing plaid coat]

[Unidentified man, about 40 years of age, half-length portrait, head t...

Scratched on back of plate: 39. Written in pencil on back of plate: 39. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). Produced by Mathew B... more

[Unidentified man, about 25 years of age, head-and-shoulders portrait, nearly in profile, the head three-quarters to the left]

[Unidentified man, about 25 years of age, head-and-shoulders portrait,...

Scratched on back of plate: 16 [canceled]; 284. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). Produced by Mathew Brady's studio.

[Unidentified man, about 40 years of age, half-length portrait, nearly facing front, hand resting on table with tablecloth]

[Unidentified man, about 40 years of age, half-length portrait, nearly...

Scratched on back of plate: 311. Corners trimmed. Hallmark: Lerebour. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). Produced by Mathew Bra... more

[Unidentified woman, about 25 years of age, half-length portrait, three-quarters to the left, the head nearly in profile]

[Unidentified woman, about 25 years of age, half-length portrait, thre...

Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). Produced by Mathew Brady's studio.

[Unidentified man, about 45 years of age, half-length portrait, facing three-quarters to the right, with chin whiskers]

[Unidentified man, about 45 years of age, half-length portrait, facing...

Scratched on face of plate: 193; Dexter. Scratched on back of plate: 29. Alternative identification: Dexter. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Libra... more

[A. Oakey Hall, half-length portrait, three-quarters to right, eyes front]

[A. Oakey Hall, half-length portrait, three-quarters to right, eyes fr...

Mayor of New York City. Identification from engraving of a later photograph by Sarony in Daily graphic, March 31, 1883, p. 221. Scratched on back of plate: 109; Oakey Hall. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DL... more

[Unidentified man, half-length portrait, three-quarters to the left, eyes facing front, with beard]

[Unidentified man, half-length portrait, three-quarters to the left, e...

Scratched on back of plate: 122; 164. Corners trimmed. Alternative identification: Charles William Cathcart. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Libra... more

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