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Lob vnd Klagspruch der Augspurischen Confession uber die ritterlichen Heldenthaten vnd hochselligsten Ableiben dess Durchleuchtigsten Grossmächtigsten Fürsten vnd Herrn Herrn Gustavi Adolphi Magni von Gottes Gnaden der Schweden Gothen vnd Wenden König Gross Fürst von Fenland Hertzogen zu Ehsten vnd Carelten Herrn vber Ingermanland etc. Höchstselligster Gedächtnuss auff dess hochlöblichsten Nahmen gerichtet

Lob vnd Klagspruch der Augspurischen Confession uber die ritterlichen ...

Print shows the dead King Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden lying on his back under a tree above the battle plaing near Lutzen. Depicted standing next to him is the Virgin Mary. The Swedish king was killed in the Bat... More

Cupid delivering a letter [to seated woman; above page of poetry in Dutch]

Cupid delivering a letter [to seated woman; above page of poetry in Du...

Batchelder Collection. No ref. copy. Illus. in: Pampiere wereld, ofte, Wereldsche oeffeninge. Tot Amsteldam, 1644, p. 316. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Cupid.

[Hanging poems on a cherry tree]

[Hanging poems on a cherry tree]

Print shows a woman, full-length, standing, hanging poems in a blossoming cherry tree.

Momiji mi sanpukutsui

Momiji mi sanpukutsui

Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: horizontal Oban Benizuri-e. Three Hosoban images on a single sheet. Forms part of: Japanese pr... More

Labour in vain: or an attempt to wash the Black-Moor white. Humbly inscrib'd to the author of the Chronicle. 1755?

Labour in vain: or an attempt to wash the Black-Moor white. Humbly ins...

Imprint 1.; Verse. 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 142, Folder 8.

Jakuren Hōshi, Harunobu Suzuki, Woodblock Print, Japan

Jakuren Hōshi, Harunobu Suzuki, Woodblock Print, Japan

Print shows two figures, possibly the two lovers from the poem "Loving two people equally" based on the legend of Unai Otome; one lying on the floor reading (poetry?) is wearing a kimono with oragami cranes dep... More

Chōsui, Harunobu Suzuki, Woodblock Print, Japan

Chōsui, Harunobu Suzuki, Woodblock Print, Japan

Print shows two women struggling over a poem or letter scroll. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the series: Fūryū goshikizumi : Mo... More

Kannazuki, Harunobu Suzuki, Woodblock Print, Japan

Kannazuki, Harunobu Suzuki, Woodblock Print, Japan

Print shows a man sitting on a veranda, reading, an incense urn next to him, and a woman standing at a door looking over his shoulder. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored E... More

Nu kawachi gayoi, Shunsh Katsukawa

Nu kawachi gayoi, Shunsh Katsukawa

Print shows a man crouching behind a fence in order to spy on his wife; she is standing on a veranda composing a poem expressing concerns for his safety on his journey to Kawachi. Title and other descriptive in... More

[The Verse Beginning with "Wa"], Shunsh Katsukawa

[The Verse Beginning with "Wa"], Shunsh Katsukawa

Print shows a woman standing before a man sitting on the floor. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. From the series: Fūryū ise monogatar... More

Hagi

Hagi

Print shows three women in garden setting. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. From the series: Shūkuawase shiki no hana : Flowers of th... More

Yatsushi kokei sanshō, Shunman Kubo

Yatsushi kokei sanshō, Shunman Kubo

Print shows a priest addressing a nobleman and a lady in waiting on a roadway, next to a tree, with the sun setting in the background. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored E... More

[Portraits engr. by William Blake and J. Chapman].

[Portraits engr. by William Blake and J. Chapman].

Library of Congress. Lessing J. Rosenwald collection, 1839 Plate 1 (Edmund Pitts, Esq.) also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

[Four women composing poetry, possibly as a competition, next to a screen with painting of cranes]

[Four women composing poetry, possibly as a competition, next to a scr...

Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the series: Genji : The tale of Genji. Format: probably the left panel of a vertical Oban Nishiki... More

Henjō

Henjō

Print shows the poet Henjō with two other women reading poetry.

Yanagi no kezuribana, Katsushika Hokusai

Yanagi no kezuribana, Katsushika Hokusai

Print shows the text of two poems. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: Kokonotsugiri-ban Nishikie Surimono. Forms part of: Japanes... More

Hikitejaya mae  no yuki usagi

Hikitejaya mae no yuki usagi

Print shows a person walking to the left, mostly hidden by a snow-covered umbrella, a woman walking to the right, holding a tray with a snow sculpture of a bunny on it, and a woman sitting on a bench at a tea s... More

Odoke sanjūroku kasen

Odoke sanjūroku kasen

Japanese prints shows eight scenes and text with various people and activities including Americans; ship; Japanese men tying a bundle, reading, fishing, and playing a game. Title from item. Mounted with no. 5a.... More

Poems by Anna Laetitia Barbauld and James Beattie

Poems by Anna Laetitia Barbauld and James Beattie

This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card.

Poetry - Print, Library of Congress collection

Poetry - Print, Library of Congress collection

This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Bartolozzi, F.

Kasanui, Katsushika Hokusai

Kasanui, Katsushika Hokusai

Print shows a woman sitting with a man who is sewing an umbrella. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the series: Shokunin sanjū roku... More

Hiiragi ni iwashi ni ume

Hiiragi ni iwashi ni ume

Print shows two fish and plums on holly branches. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: Kokonotsugiri-ban Nishikie Surimono. Forms p... More

Photograph of a page from William Blake's Milton, undated

Photograph of a page from William Blake's Milton, undated

Transcribed from item: "Los and Enitharmon Regard With Horror the Flaming Orc. Blake's Milton. 1804." Item is from the Rosenwald Collection.

Yanagi ni shirasagi, Ryūryūkyo Shinsai

Yanagi ni shirasagi, Ryūryūkyo Shinsai

Print shows a white heron standing beneath a willow tree on the edge of a pond. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: Kogata Nishiki... More

Moronobu utsushi torioi zu

Moronobu utsushi torioi zu

Print shows two female street musicians wearing kimonos, geta, and large hats, and playing shamisens. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. ... More

Shi yanagi ni mayudama no hoshiizuru zu

Shi yanagi ni mayudama no hoshiizuru zu

Print shows a man and a woman standing next to a grave marker and a willow tree with rice cakes on the branches during the New Year celebration. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-s... More

[ Facsimile of first newspaper printing of The star spangled banner]

[ Facsimile of first newspaper printing of The star spangled banner]

Published in the" Baltimore Patriot and Evening Advertiser." Part of an assortment of uncatalogued clippings and photostats relating to the Star Spangled Banner, housed in the Music Division.

Lord Byron / Edwin, sc., Head and Shoulders Portrait

Lord Byron / Edwin, sc., Head and Shoulders Portrait

Head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left. Engraved for the Analectic magazine. Stauffer II, 723.

Tanzaku o motsu yūjo

Tanzaku o motsu yūjo

Print shows a courtesan seated with her back against a writing desk, holding a slip of paper (tanzaku) with a poem written on it. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo pr... More

The fall of man. [8 verses of poetry] Harrisburg, printed and sold by J. S. Wiestling, 1818.

The fall of man. [8 verses of poetry] Harrisburg, printed and sold by ...

Imprint 3.; Verse. 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 152, Folder 11.

[Title page of The Poetical Works of John Trumbull, Hartford, 1820, illustrated with man with bow and arrows, woman, with Liberty cap on pole, boy with sword, and sea serpent.]

[Title page of The Poetical Works of John Trumbull, Hartford, 1820, il...

/ E Tisdale, del.; W.H. Bassett fc. Engraving by W.H. Bassett after drawing by E. Tisdale. Illus. in: The Poetical Works of John Trumbull, Hartford, 1820. Ref. copy may be in SSF (Gr) - PATRIOTISM 1820. This re... More

Tabakoire

Tabakoire

Print shows a tobacco pouch. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: Kogata Nishikie Surimono. Attributed to: Issai. Forms part of: Ja... More

Oharame, Katsushika Hokusai

Oharame, Katsushika Hokusai

Print shows an oharame from Ohara carrying bundles of reeds on her head and leading an ox laden with bundles of reeds. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print special... More

Sir Walter Scott and his literary friends at Abbotsford / painted by Thos. Faed ; engd. by J. Sartain, Phila.

Sir Walter Scott and his literary friends at Abbotsford / painted by T...

Scott, Mackenzie, Wilson, Crabbe, Lockhart, Wordsworth, Jeffrey, Ferguson, Moore, Allen, Campbell, Wilkie, and Constable seated at table. Engraved for the Eclectic magazine.

Dainagon tsunenobu

Dainagon tsunenobu

Print shows two men carrying baskets suspended from a long shoulder pole approaching a building with an overflowing spring-fed fountain where two women have come to wash their containers, and further downstream... More

Lord Byron - Print, Library of Congress collection

Lord Byron - Print, Library of Congress collection

Artist: Eliphalet Brown, Jr. Currier & Ives : a catalogue raisonné / compiled by Gale Research. Detroit, MI : Gale Research, c1983, no. 4093

[ Facsimile of Keim manuscript]

[ Facsimile of Keim manuscript]

This copy of the Star spangled banner was written by Key in 1842 for his friend Gen. George Keim of Reading, PA. (Content) Inscription at bottom: "to Gen. Keim." Part of an assortment of uncatalogued clippings ... More

The lament of the Irish emigrant - a ballad - poetry by the hon. Mrs. Price Blackwood

The lament of the Irish emigrant - a ballad - poetry by the hon. Mrs. ...

Sheet music cover shows a man wearing top hat with bag and walking stick leaning on a stile. Title from item. Sixth edition. Printed below image: The music composed and most cordially dedicated to Mrs. Isaac Mc... More

Teishinkō, Utagawa Kunisada, Japan

Teishinkō, Utagawa Kunisada, Japan

Print shows a woman carrying a child on her back; a portrait and a partially unrolled scroll, and a tablet with a poem on it are in the background. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunke... More

The lament of the Irish emigrant - a ballad - poetry by the hon. Mrs. Price Blackwood

The lament of the Irish emigrant - a ballad - poetry by the hon. Mrs. ...

Sheet music cover shows a man wearing top hat with bag and walking stick leaning on a stile. Title from item. Printed below image: The music composed and most cordially dedicated to Mrs. Isaac McGaw, of New Yor... More

The grave of my mother Poetry and music composed and respectfully dedicated to Miss Megee of Philadelphia by the author of Mary's beauty / / Queen ; C. Schuessele del. ; P.S. Duval & Co. steam lith. press.

The grave of my mother Poetry and music composed and respectfully dedi...

Print showing title page illustration with girl looking sadly at "the grave of my mother." Title from item. Drawn on stone by James Queen.

President Lincoln's favorite poem.

President Lincoln's favorite poem.

Printed with mourning border.

Edinburg. Sir Walter Scott's mont.

Edinburg. Sir Walter Scott's mont.

Printed on photograph: The Scott Monument, Edinburgh. 112. J.V. In album: Prague, Innsbruck, Munich, Nuremberg, Dresden, Berlin, Hombourg, Edinburgh, opposite p. 197. No. 374.

[Civil War envelope showing American flag with second stanza from Francis Scott Key's poem, "Defence of Fort McHenry"]

[Civil War envelope showing American flag with second stanza from Fran...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Michael Fox Esq., Marlboro, Stark Co., Ohio; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). Forms part of: Liljenquist Family Collection of Civi... More

[Civil War envelope showing Columbia with eagle, American flag, and cornucopia with lines from John Savage's poem, "The starry flag"]

[Civil War envelope showing Columbia with eagle, American flag, and co...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mr. Thos. Van Sichin, Metuchin [i.e. Metuchen], New Jersey; bears 3 cent stamp; postmarked in Washington, D.C. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127) pp/liljmem

Cheer, boys, cheer or Morgan's war song

Cheer, boys, cheer or Morgan's war song

Music associated with the Confederate side

Miss Flora McFlimsey of Madison Square

Miss Flora McFlimsey of Madison Square

Photograph inspired by William Allen Butler's (1825-1902) poem entitled "Nothing to Wear" showing the subject of the poem "Miss Flora McFlimsey" sitting in the middle of a dressing room filled with clothes. Ti... More

Miss Flora McFlimsey of Madison Square

Miss Flora McFlimsey of Madison Square

Photograph inspired by William Allen Butler's (1825-1902) poem entitled "Nothing to Wear" showing the subject of the poem "Miss Flora McFlimsey" sitting in a parlor talking to a suitor. Title from item. Card nu... More

[Civil War envelope showing sailor climbing up flagpole to American flag with lines from poem]

[Civil War envelope showing sailor climbing up flagpole to American fl...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Miss Adelia Fries, Philadelphia, No. 931 No[r]th Tenth Street; postmarked [Alex]andria, Va.; bears 3 cent stamp. Notation at bottom of envelope: Wm. Birney, Maj., 4 ... More

Alfred Tennyson, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front

Alfred Tennyson, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front

Stamped on mount: Stereoscopic Coy., copyright ; (on verso) The London Stereoscopic and Photographic Company, 110 Regent St. and at 54 Cheapside ; sole photographers to the International Exhibition 1862. In alb... More

[Civil War envelope with "God save the Union"]

[Civil War envelope with "God save the Union"]

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Father & Mother, Centerville, Allegeny Co., New York, from Mervin; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127) pp/liljmem

President Lincoln and General Grant on peace and war.

President Lincoln and General Grant on peace and war.

1) Interview with the President, by J. T. Mills. 2) Letter of General Grant to E. B. Washbourne. 3) On the Chicago surrender [poem] by Bayard Taylor.

The silent sorrow of the enfranchised slave.

The silent sorrow of the enfranchised slave.

Surrounded by mourning border.

To the memory of Abraham Lincoln, President of the United States of America.

To the memory of Abraham Lincoln, President of the United States of Am...

With mounted photograph of a lithographic portrait of Lincoln Surrounded by oval mourning border. Based on Meserve no. 85: Brady photograph taken February 9, 1864, Washington, D. C.

Dedicated to the memory of Abraham Lincoln.

Dedicated to the memory of Abraham Lincoln.

Surrounded by black mourning border.

[Lincoln. A poem of 48 lines.]

[Lincoln. A poem of 48 lines.]

Surrounded by a black mourning border.

O'er graves of the loved ones Poetry and music by John P. Ordway, M.D. ; to Louis P. Goussaud, Esq. / / Baker del ; John H. Bufford's Lith. 34 Chauncey St. Boston.

O'er graves of the loved ones Poetry and music by John P. Ordway, M.D....

Print showing title page illustration with a woman, man, and children decorating a tombstone with flowers. Title from item. Inscription: Oliver Ditson & Co. Proprietors, 16 July 1867, vol. 42 p. 747.

The President's assassination.

The President's assassination.

Surrounded by a black mourning border.

[Guinevere, from Tennyson's Idylls of the King]

[Guinevere, from Tennyson's Idylls of the King]

Title from caption on mat. No accession number. On mat: O maiden, if needed ye list to sing, sing, and unbind my heart that I may weep. Whereat full willingly sang the little maid. Forms part of: Cabinet of Ame... More