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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 154, Folder 2.
Illustration showing sighted man who can't walk being carried by blind man; fable of the blind and the paralyzed man. Illus. in: Fables de Florian / illustrées par J.J. Grandville ... Paris : Garnier frères, [1... more
Part of wood engraved advertisement. Porter was a patent medicine man of the 1840s. LOT subdivision subject: Portraits - male. Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Copyright by V.V.F. Port... 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 201, Folder 12.
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 201, Folder 36.
Photograph shows formal portrait of Commander Sidney Smith Lee., Captain Samuel F. DuPont (seated), Lieut. David D. Porter. Title from item.
Photograph shows Gen. Fitz-John Porter of 15th Regular Army Infantry Regiment and General Staff U.S. Volunteers Infantry Regiment in uniform. Title devised by Library staff.
Print shows a large squadron of battleships and ironclads entering the Mississippi River near the "Light-house of Southwest Pass"; some are identified as the "Colorado, 40 Guns", "Pensacola on the Bar", "Westfi... more
Print shows David Porter, full-length portrait, sitting sideways in a chair, facing slightly left, wearing naval uniform with sword. Title from item, facsimile signature. Entered according to act of Congress AD... more
Annotated in pencil on verso: Plan of Fort Jackson. [1862?]. From the Joseph R. Hawley papers in LC Manuscript Division. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 237 Includes explanatory note. Available also through the Lib... more
Illustration showing a phony ironclad made of wood meant to fool the Confederate batteries on the Mississippi River at Vicksburg into wasting ammunition trying to sink the dummy vessel. Title from item. Illus. ... more
Scale ca. 1:500,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 295.2 From Report of the Secretary of the Navy, with an appendix, containing reports from officers. December, 1863 (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1863... more
Scale ca. 1:215,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 295 "The shaded bayou shows the route actually travelled by the gun boats. The doted line shows the remaining proposed route." Indicates the location of bridges... more
Porter, David D. 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 100, Folder 38.
Photo shows group of officers on board the Malvern. At left, holding his coat is W.B. Cushing, fifth from left is A.C. Rhind, Admiral D.D. Porter is in the center, fifth from right is T.O. Selfridge, fourth fro... more
Scale 1:5000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 317.37 From Message of the President of the United States, and accompanying documents, to the two houses of Congress, at the commencement of the first session of the t... more
Photograph shows portrait of Brevet Brigadier General Charles Lawrence Kilburn of Commissary Department Regular Army Infantry Regiment, in uniform. Title from item.
Illus. in: Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, (1871 May 13), p. 145. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings: BI(2); Pres.; Ku Klux Klan; Congress, U.S. Bills. G-, U- S.... more
Title devised by Library staff. No. 1996. Illus. in: Views & costumes of Japan by Stillfried & Andersen. Yokohama : Stillfried & Andersen, [ca. 1877, p. 20] In 1877 Stillfried & Andersen purchased Felice Beato'... more
Photograph shows a porter, full-length, standing, facing left, wearing a hat and outer garments made of straw for protection against rain and snow over his shoulders and around his waist, carrying shoulder pole... 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
Preparatory drawing for a print shows large factory complex with "Wheeler & Wilson Mfg. Co., 44 Union Square, New York" on one building and N.Y. N.H. H&RR railroad in foreground.
Print shows large factory complex with "Eaton, Cole & Burnham Company, Depot, 58 John St., New York, brass, steam, gas, and water goods, gray and malleable iron fittings, tools, etc." on one building. N.Y. N.H.... more
Preparatory drawing for a print showing large factory complex, probably in Connecticut on Long Island Sound. N.Y. N.H. H&RR railroad in foreground. Title devised by Library staff. Source unknown.
Photograph shows a studio portrait of a man with a shoulder pole carrying large boxes. Watercolor drawings on the mount depict flowers in the upper right and a waterfront scene in the lower left. Title devised ... more
Print shows a dam constructed by Union troops to raise the water level to a depth that would enable Union ironclads to continue on the Red River at Alexandria, Louisiana.
May not be in Russia. Gift; William P. Meeker; 1971. Forms part of: Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942. World's Transportation Commission photograph collection (Library of Congress).