Satire of various financial schemes. Engraving by B. Baron after drawing by B. Picart. cf: P&P - NE55.7A3 vol. II, no. 1629. Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress). This record... more
An open space in a country town where "The Post House" is at the sign of "The Old Crown, kept by George King with ye best of Usage". Highlanders are plundering and abusing the inhabitants in all directions. A d... more
Print shows a panoramic view of the ruins of Baʻlabakk, with columns of the Temple of Jupiter (D), the Temple of Bacchus (E), and a river on the left, post-Roman Muslim Arab buildings on the right, and mountain... more
Scale ca. 1:275,000. Relief shown pictorially. Shows counties, towns, rivers, and post roads. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1022 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.... more
Positive Photostat. 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 143, Folder 20.
One of a series of illustrations to Tristram Shandy showing Obadiah mounted on coach-horse at full gallop attempting to pull up his horse. On the ground is Dr. Slop's pony. Behind the pony is Dr. Slop lying on ... more
Print shows Charles Gravier, comte de Vergennes, three-quarter length portrait, facing slightly right, seated at ornately carved desk featuring portrait of Louis XVI. Includes armorial shield below portrait. Ti... more
From the London Evening Post. 29th of April, 1775. 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... more
Not drawn to scale. Alternate title in Philip Lee Phillips' A list of maps of America: Maps of the road taken by the British troops from New Bridge to Burlington, N.J. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Ha... more
Imprint3. 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 144, Folder 34.
Print shows Britannia drawn and quartered at a crossroad by ropes attached to three horses, one labeled "Tyranny" racing down the road "to America", another labeled "Venality" racing down the road "to Spain", a... more
Scale ca. 1:4,100,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: London. Shows national boundaries, towns and cities, frontier forts, trading posts, Indian villages and tribal territory, rivers an... more
Shows a few provincial boundaries, towns, Indian villages and trading posts, forts, rivers, and relief. Scale ca. 1:2,600,000. Principal meridian: Philadelphia and Londino. Hand colored. Relief shown pictoriall... more
Print shows (on the left) an aristocrat and a clergyman, each with a hand on a low post, and a member of the Third Estate placing both of his hands on top of the others. "Pied de Bœuf" is a pun on "Œil de Bœuf"... more
Pen-and-ink and watercolors. Mounted on cloth backing. "Fort Wayne ... the first American post, built in 1794 and named for Anthony Wayne after his victory at Fallen Timbers, was located across the St. Marys fr... more
In upper margin: Puzzle : the second expedition of the Vessel Pinta. Reproduced in: An atlas of fantasy / compiled by J.B. Post. Rev. ed. New York : Ballantine Books, 1979. Available also through the Library of... more
Caption: My dear Alphonso. Created and "copyrighted by W.J. Morgan & Co. Litho., Cleveland, O., U.S.A." Direction, Scribner-Drew Amusement Co. No. 7203. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)
This is the first of several books published by Wilson on the subject of English country dancing. Performed as a series of figures by a column of men facing a column of women, the English country dance was one ... more
Title from finding aid. Notation on verso: "To post, Doctor William Sells, Chapelton, Claren[don]." Unpublished finding aid, Drawings of Jamaica by William Berryman, available in LC Prints & Photographs Reading Room.
Print shows a "New Jersey Post Note" for the Paterson Bank in Paterson, New Jersey, showing a female figure riding on a deer. Title from item. Signed on plate at bottom center. Inscribed in red pencil on verso:... more
Designed for "those who possess no knowledge whatsoever of country-dancing," the manual uses text, tables, and color-coded diagrams to explain the figures for English country dances. Performed as a series of fi... more
Shows area extending from Buenos Aires to Potosí includes the post road (designated in red ink), towns and settlements along the road, distances between settlements, and rivers and streams. Relief shown by hach... more
Henry Brougham, John Bull, and the British lion (Leo Britannicus) attacking a hydra representing the property tax. At tail of the monster Mr. Tierney tells Britannia to rise. In the background, Liverpool, the R... more
A satire condemning the duplicity and conspiracy of the "Bucktail" faction of New York Democrats in their April 1824 ouster of New York's ex-governor DeWitt Clinton from his post as canal commissioner. The Lib... more
Description: U.S. Reports Volume 25; Wheaton Volume 12; January Term, 1827; The Post Master General of the United States against Early and Others.
Print shows the letter "U" formed by the spirit of a man wearing a hat departing a grave marked with a post topped with a hat, and the letter "V" formed by a harlequin figure perched on his elbows with legs rai... more
Advertisement for a post coach line, with illustration of a coach and four horses. Engraving printed by Armstrong & Green, Wheeling, Va. File print may be in LOT 10616. This record contains unverified, old data... more
Illustration shows buildings, paddocks, settlers, ox cart and Indians at Bellvue, Major John Dougherty's trading post on the Missouri River. Title from item. Title also in French and German. Illus. in: Voyage d... more
The second of two prints surrounding the scandalous trial of Methodist minister Ephraim K. Avery for the brutal murder of factory girl Sarah Maria Cornell. (See "A Very Bad Man," no. 1833-13). Contrary to Weite... more
A cryptic and anonymous satire probably referring to the 1834 "decapitation" of the wooden figure-head of Andrew Jackson, placed on the ship "Constitution" when it was refitted at Boston. The deed was perpetrat... more
A prediction of dire consequences to follow from Jackson's withdrawal of federal funds from the Bank of the United States, initiated late in 1833. The artist is harshly critical of Jackson's move to distribute... more
A portrayal of the nocturnal raid on the Charleston post office by a mob of citizens and the burning of abolitionist mails found there in July 1835. Mail sacks are handed through a forced window of the ransack... more
Broadside illustrated with 2 giraffes, gensbock and eland. No ref. copy. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Circus; Animals; Posters.
Illustration for a story showing scaffolding crashing to the ground after a pig has bumped one of the support posts, causing three tailors who had been working on the scaffolding to come crashing to the ground ... more
A bitter vilification of the Van Buren administration's use of bloodhounds to hunt fugitive Indians during the Second Seminole War in Florida. The artist condemns the racism and inhumanity of the measure, as w... more
Framed. Accompanying labels detached from cover glass: "27" and "11." Label from back of frame: Daguerreotypes are "mirror Reflections" and show the picture in reverse. This is an entrance to Independence Squar... more
"Piece-work!! Piece-work! Magic! ... Mystic arts! ... Dancing babies!" Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)
Shows names of some residents. Handwritten below title: Presented to the Post Master General Tho. A. P. [name unclear], Natchez, Mi. Stamped in lower right corner: Map Division, Library of Congress. Copy imperf... more
The "sawney" (i.e., fool or simpleton) is New York "Herald" editor James Gordon Bennett. The artist gives a comic portrayal of Bennett's celebrated public rebuff by O'Connell in the Corn Exchange in Dublin in A... 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
This differs from DCM 1095 in that the bell section beneath the 2 vent holes is elongated likely for the purpose of achieving longer and thus perhaps better sprung keys. Like DCM 1095, the keys are attached ver... more
DCM ledger: "Tenor Flute in F." Tonehole spacing is increased enough compared to DCM 1094 and 1095 that this might have been intended to be, as according to DCM, a Tenor in F. However, the overall length appear... more
Zachary Taylor and Lewis Cass engage in a bout of fisticuffs in their battle for the presidency in 1848. Taylor, clearly getting the better of his opponent, seizes Cass by the lapels saying, "A little more gra... more
A large, banner-style campaign poster for the 1848 Democratic ticket. Bust portraits of the two candidates, Cass and Butler, are framed by oak leaves and acorns, symbols of the Democratic party. Above the portr... more
Created by "Clarry & Reilly, Printers, Designers, and Engravers, 12, 14, & 16 Spruce Street, New York." Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)
Shows buildings with landowners' names in rural areas; does not show property boundaries. Relief shown by hachures. Hand col. to identify municipalities (townships, boroughs, cities). "Entered according to Act ... more
Negative Photostat.; Reward. 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 1, Folder 12.