German print shows an imaginary view of the festivities at the Champ de Mars in Paris, France, on September 22, 1798. Includes a chariot race, captive balloon, and burning wooden castle, with spectators watchi... more
Print shows a festival on the occasion of the founding of the Republic, with many spectators on the right watching simultaneous chariot races, horse races, and foot races; the Hôtel des Invalides dominates the ... more
Print shows a man on a velocipede running to the left well ahead of a man on a race horse; several spectators comment on the race, which is closely followed by two barking dogs. Title from item. Printed at bott... more
African American children serving food to a white family. Illus. in: Picture of slavery in the United States of America / George Bourne. Middletown, Conn. : E. Hunt, 1834, p. 91. Reference copy in: LOT 4422-A-2.
A satire on the 1838 New York mayoralty contest, here shown as a horse race between (left to right) Whig candidate Aaron Clark, Democrat Richard Riker, and Loco Foco Democrat Isaac L. Varian. Clark is clearly i... more
Illus. in: Priest, The Dutch Prisoner (Albany, 1839), opposite title page. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: B.I.; Torture; Races; Indians Warfare with whites; ... 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
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 155, Folder 24.
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
Illus. in: Heck, Iconographic Encyclopedia, 1851, v. 1, plate 14. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Sports; It. Rome Hist.; Chariots; Roman games;Arch., Roman; Shelf.
A diverse group of abolitionists try to drag an unwilling black man toward the left with a large gaff hook. Holding the hook are (left to right) an old hag, a Quaker man, and two other homely men. The hag dec... more
A comic scene ridiculing the Tammany Democrats of New York City. Tammany headquarters, known as the "Wigwam," here erupts in a drunken fracas over the Democratic platform for the presidential race of 1852. The ... more
Horse racing. 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 22, Folder 32.
Lincoln's support of abolition is portrayed here as a liability in his race to the White House against Democratic candidate George B. McClellan. At top a smoothly run train "Union" heads straight for the White... more
Photograph shows a group of approximately 20 men on horseback. Illus. in: Turkestanskii al'bom, chast' ėtnograficheskaia, 1871-1872, part 2, vol. 1, p. 40. Title from item.
"Copyright Deposit, Southern District of N.Y.: 1867." This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Rau, J.
The strongly racist character of the Democratic presidential campaign of 1868 is displayed full-blown in this elaborate attack on Reconstruction and Republican support of Negro rights. Horses with the heads of ... more
Print showing four men rowing a racing shell on a large body of water. Identifies the men and gives time and distances for several races between 1867 and 1873. Title from item. From a photograph by Roberts.
A cartoon showing laborers, among whom are Irishmen, an African American, a Civil War veteran, Italian, Frenchman, and a Jew, building a wall against the Chinese. Congressional mortar is used to mount blocks of... more
Cartoon concerning Irish and Chinese immigration to the United States, showing "Fritz" and "Pat" seated at table talking. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1882 March 25, p. 192.
Caricature issued as part of the "Darktown comics" series. Currier & Ives : a catalogue raisonné / compiled by Gale Research. Detroit, MI : Gale Research, c1983, no. 1374.
4544 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Currier & Ives : a catalogue raisonné / compiled by Gale Research. Detroit, MI : Gale Research, c1983, no. 6636
Caricature issued as part of the "Darktown comics" series. Currier & Ives : a catalogue raisonné / compiled by Gale Research. Detroit, MI : Gale Research, c1983, no. 1498.
People, at annual spring meeting of the American Jockey Club, with coaches at race track, Jerome Park, New York City. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1886 June 19, p. 389.
(DLC/PP-1935:0022). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: St. Nicholas, 15:875 (Sept. 1887).