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Topic: recreation

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[Exercises of the youths]

[Exercises of the youths]

Native youths shooting arrows, throwing balls at target placed atop tall pole, and running races.

Le jeu des echecs C.D. Moor pinxit ; Lépicié sculpsit 1746

Le jeu des echecs C.D. Moor pinxit ; Lépicié sculpsit 1746

Print showing a game of chess, observed by a man with a glass of wine, and a young man surprised to realize his opponent is about to checkmate. Tiré du Cabinet de M. de Julienne, Ecuyer, Chevalier de l'Ordre de... more

Yukidama o tsukuru musume

Yukidama o tsukuru musume

Print shows a young woman, wearing high geta and a kimono with hat designs, rolling a large snowball. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006... more

Semitori

Semitori

Print shows a woman and a child catching crickets.

The Jovial company / A. Brouner, pinxt. ; J. Williams, sculpt., pupil to W.W. Ryland.

The Jovial company / A. Brouner, pinxt. ; J. Williams, sculpt., pupil ...

Two men seated at small table, one holding glass of wine and decanter, and the other smoking pipe.

Manzai o miru josei[fujo?] to kodomo

Manzai o miru josei[fujo?] to kodomo

Print shows four women and a child watching two men dancing with a fan and a drum. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Format: one page ... more

Fuyu no yanebune

Fuyu no yanebune

Print shows three women on a houseboat.

Ōkarakuri

Ōkarakuri

Print shows a woman working a peepshow box for two children.

Futamigaura

Futamigaura

Print shows three women walking in the surf at the edge of a beach at Futamigaura, with view of one of the Meotoiwa (wedded rocks) and the knotted ropes in the background. Title and other descriptive informatio... more

Dōkanyama shinagawa oki ukie

Dōkanyama shinagawa oki ukie

Print shows view from shore of harbor with people sitting on a bluff in the foreground, others are seen walking along the beach, and ships moored in the distance. Title and other descriptive information compile... more

Matsu no sita no tōkei

Matsu no sita no tōkei

Print shows a woman and two young men or boys watching a cockfight beneath a pine tree.

Fêtes et illuminations aux Champs Elysées, le 18 Juillet 1790 Prieur inv. & del. ; Berthault sculp

Fêtes et illuminations aux Champs Elysées, le 18 Juillet 1790 Prieur i...

Print shows illuminated obelisks on the Champs Elysees in Paris, France, during a celebration with a throng of revelers playing games, dancing, and enjoying the festive atmosphere of freedom. Title from item. I... more

Sports of the olden time engraved expressly for Godey's Lady's Book by W. Warner

Sports of the olden time engraved expressly for Godey's Lady's Book by...

Print shows a young woman sitting side-saddle on a horse, holding a bird on her right wrist; she is riding through countryside with two dogs and a man, possibly a servant, who is running nearby. Title from item... more

Tourists near vantage point

Tourists near vantage point

Print shows several European(?) tourists, including children, at a scenic overlook offering views of the distant landscape; at center is a wooden structure that may provide accommodations or simply protection f... more

Bridges over Wissahickon Creek near Schuylkill

Bridges over Wissahickon Creek near Schuylkill

Drawing shows a boating party on "Wissahickon Creek", in a rowboat approaching the opposite shore; downstream, on the left are willow trees, and in the distance are two bridges. A large boulder fills much of th... more

View of the Hudson River near Newburg [sic]

View of the Hudson River near Newburg [sic]

Print shows, on the right, a man and a woman standing on a portico of a building high above the Hudson River near Newburgh, New York; they are talking, a third person is sitting in a chair next to them; at cent... more

Shinobazu no ike

Shinobazu no ike

Print shows a comical scene with a group of people walking along the bank of the Shinobazu Pond, with cherry blossoms and dwellings in the background.

[Summer scene with an elderly man resting against a tree on the left, a group of children playing with frogs at center, and a man sitting on a rock with a child on the right]

[Summer scene with an elderly man resting against a tree on the left, ...

Title devised by Library staff. Reference copy in LOT 5090, no. 221. Purchase; G.V. Yudin; 1906. Forms part of: Yudin Collection (Library of Congress).

[Three unidentified soldiers playing cards, smoking, and drinking in front of American flag]

[Three unidentified soldiers playing cards, smoking, and drinking in f...

Title devised by Library staff. Frame: Thermoplastic; grape and scroll design. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2011; (DLC/PP-2012:127). More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/p... more

Making the scrap book copied by Louis Kurz, of the Chicago Lithographing Company, after Miss J. Oakley's beautiful cabinet picture

Making the scrap book copied by Louis Kurz, of the Chicago Lithographi...

Print shows a young girl sitting in a room, intently cutting out pictures to paste into a scrapbook. 5904 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Publication date based on copyright statement on item. Label on ... more

Why don't they bite painted by W.H. Hilliard

Why don't they bite painted by W.H. Hilliard

Print shows a young man lying on the ground, fishing in a woodland stream with a long stick with string attached to the end. 5808 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Printed on lower right: Colton, Zahm & R... more

Paris. Lacs du Bois de Boulogne Charles Rivière del. et lith

Paris. Lacs du Bois de Boulogne Charles Rivière del. et lith

Print shows a bird's-eye view of the lakes at the Bois de Boulogne, Paris, France, with many people walking and riding in carriages, and some in boats, enjoying leisure time at the park. Title from item. Printe... more

Delaware Water Gap / G. Perkins ; R. Hinshelwood.

Delaware Water Gap / G. Perkins ; R. Hinshelwood.

Print shows groups of men and women in boats on the Delaware River, standing on the shore, and sitting near a tree, possibly having a picnic at the Delaware Water Gap. Title from item. Copyright statement print... more

Delaware Water Gap / G. Perkins ; R. Hinshelwood.

Delaware Water Gap / G. Perkins ; R. Hinshelwood.

Print shows groups of men and women in boats on the Delaware River, standing on the shore, and sitting near a tree, possibly having a picnic at the Delaware Water Gap. C4932 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from it... more

The Catskills. Sunrise from South Mountain / Harry Fenn ; S.V. Hunt.

The Catskills. Sunrise from South Mountain / Harry Fenn ; S.V. Hunt.

Print shows two people standing at the percipice of a cliff in the Catskill Mountains, high above rock formations and trees, with a distant view of the sunrise across a broad valley. Title from item. Publicatio... more

Wissahickon Falls

Wissahickon Falls

E6841 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Publication date based on copyright statement and/or copyright stamp on item. Copyright stamp, date, and number appear on lower left. Stamped and inscribed in penci... more

[The recreation hall facing the gate of the Ministry of War] / Constantinople, Abdullah Frères.

[The recreation hall facing the gate of the Ministry of War] / Constan...

Title translated from album caption. Captioned in Ottoman Turkish and French. No. 24. No. 23. In album: Palaces, mosques, monuments, and other structures, Istanbul, Ottoman Empire. Forms part of: Abdul-Hamid II... more

The shores of old England / painted by G.E. Hicks ; engraved by T.L. Sangar.

The shores of old England / painted by G.E. Hicks ; engraved by T.L. S...

Print showing four young women standing in the water at a beach in England. Title from item.

Always happy / Brett Lith. Co., N.Y.

Always happy / Brett Lith. Co., N.Y.

Print shows a scene on a decorative plate with two young children playing badminton. Title from item. Copyright 1882 by J.L. Blamire.

Mr. Wilson, Miss Grant and Miss Townsend, on Moosehead

Mr. Wilson, Miss Grant and Miss Townsend, on Moosehead

A man and two women in a boat on Moosehead Lake, Maine.

Miss Prall and Miss Chamberlain, William's Stream

Miss Prall and Miss Chamberlain, William's Stream

Photograph shows two young women seated on the ground at William's Stream, near Kineo, Maine. Title from item. In album: Travel photographs of Philadelphia physician Joseph John Kirkbride, volume 5, page 18. Ex... more

Dominic's daughter

Dominic's daughter

Print shows a young woman with a dog on a foot path through a field, with a dwelling in the background. S23998 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from copyright deposit file. Printed at top left: "Copyrighted by Hami... more

The grape vine swing

The grape vine swing

Print shows two young women, one sitting, the other standing, on a swing fashioned from a grapevine that hangs over the water of a river or pond; a young man is sitting in a canoe-like boat, in the foreground, ... more

William Engles, Triumph Post Office, South Loup, west of Callaway, Custer County, Nebraska.

William Engles, Triumph Post Office, South Loup, west of Callaway, Cus...

summary: Note: The family is playing croquet. original size: 6x8

Overland Monthly. May, 1895 / L. Maynard Dixon.

Overland Monthly. May, 1895 / L. Maynard Dixon.

Poster showing a man leaning on a staff, with a dog at his feet.

Recreation

Recreation

Reproduction of a Mural in the Library of Congress showing woman playing reed instrument and girl playing tambourine. "Artist: C.S. Pearce of Paris, France. Proprietors of photograph Curtis & Cameron, Boston, M... more

Recreation for September

Recreation for September

Poster shows an illustration of a man, with hunting dog, pointing his rifle at bird flying in the sky as large mosquitos buzz around his head. Title from item. Signed: Hy. S. Watson. Printer's note lower left: ... more

The biggest people on the road! / Dalrymple.

The biggest people on the road! / Dalrymple.

Print shows a gigantic man and a gigantic woman riding on bicycles on a dirt road; they are road hogs, forcing other forms of transportation, mainly diminutive horse-drawn carriages, off the road. Title from it... more

Recreation for January 1896

Recreation for January 1896

Poster shows an illustration of a man walking through the wood, wearing snow shoes, carrying rifle on his shoulder while holding a dog. Title from item. Signed: Hy. S. W. Forms part of the Artist poster filing ... more

The woes of the sabbatarian fanatic - they get greater every year / C.J. Taylor.

The woes of the sabbatarian fanatic - they get greater every year / C....

Print shows a vignette cartoon where a member of the clergy, a strict "Sabbatarian", observes people engaging in various Sunday activities; in the center vignette, Satan empathizes with the minister.

Looking for trouble

Looking for trouble

62916 U.S. Copyright Office "The only one, Joe Ott." Created and "copyrighted 1898 by The A.S. Seer Print, 242-244 W. 41st St., N.Y." Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Chas. E. Blaney's big extravaganza, A boy wanted

Chas. E. Blaney's big extravaganza, A boy wanted

"Russell-Morgan Print." Blaney and Vance, managers. Caption: One round of pleasure. Created and "copyrighted 1898 by The U.S. Printing Co., Cin., U.S.A." No. 3597. Portrait of Chas. E. Blaney in upper left corn... more

Puck Christmas 1899 / Frank A. Nankivell '99.

Puck Christmas 1899 / Frank A. Nankivell '99.

Print shows Puck pushing a fashionably dressed young woman on ice skates on a pond or river in a wooded area. Title from item. Illus. from Puck, v. 46, no. 1188, (1899 December 13), cover. Copyright 1899 by Kep... more

Babies and child care - doctor examining babies on Recreation Pier, E. 24th St., N.Y.C. - N.Y. Health Board supervising care of babies in hot weather

Babies and child care - doctor examining babies on Recreation Pier, E....

No. 438-3. Bain Collection. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Geogr.; Medicine; Babies.

Central Avenue, Belle Isle Park, Detroit

Central Avenue, Belle Isle Park, Detroit

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J, Supplement (1901-1906). "60 Glover" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 08987. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

The Sunday-school picnic / O'Neill Latham..

The Sunday-school picnic / O'Neill Latham..

Illustration shows a Sunday school picnic with adults and children resting and playing, and eating in a rural setting. Includes a poem by Joe Lincoln.

Bluff Island - one of the pretty sites in the St. Lawrence - Thousand Islands

Bluff Island - one of the pretty sites in the St. Lawrence - Thousand ...

Couple sits on rocky banks of the St. Lawrence River, another couple in boat. D8197 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Underwood and Underwood.

[Couple looking at stereographs]

[Couple looking at stereographs]

Title devised by cataloger. (DLC/PP-1934:0119). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: "George Ade's Fables the Dream that came out."

The bathers, Atlantic City, N.J
A Throw down

A Throw down

Locale from negative D4-60021. Coney Island, N.Y. "G 1060" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 060014. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Sunday in the plaza

Sunday in the plaza

Illustration shows families relaxing and children playing in San Jacinto Plaza, El Paso, Texas. Title from item. Illus. in: Souvenir of El Paso, Texas. Brooklyn, N.Y. : The Albertype Co.

The tennis court, St. Xavier's Academy, Beatty, Pa.

The tennis court, St. Xavier's Academy, Beatty, Pa.

Photograph shows four young ladies on tennis court as others watch.

Recreation
[Women student activities - playing croquet, Carlisle Indian School, Carlisle, Pennsylvania]

[Women student activities - playing croquet, Carlisle Indian School, C...

Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

On the beach at Coney Island
Waiting for the locks to be opened - a characteristic scene on the Thames, London, England

Waiting for the locks to be opened - a characteristic scene on the Tha...

Photograph shows a crowd of pleasure boaters in rowboats on the Thames River in London, England.

President Roosevelt's choicest recreation - amid nature's rugged grandeur on Glacier Point, Yosemite

President Roosevelt's choicest recreation - amid nature's rugged grand...

Photograph shows Theodore Roosevelt, full-length portrait, standing on mountain top. Copyright by Underwood & Underwood, N. Y. New York Herald. Not released for publication until Feb. 9 1919. Title taken from s... more

President Roosevelt's choicest recreation - amid nature's rugged grandeur on Glacier Point, Yosemite

President Roosevelt's choicest recreation - amid nature's rugged grand...

H33592 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Copyright by Underwood & Underwood.

Henry Van Dyke [& family members]

Henry Van Dyke [& family members]

Photograph shows Henry Van Dyke on lake in fishing boat with girl; a boy stands on landing next to them.

Puck's midsummer medley / Ehrhart.

Puck's midsummer medley / Ehrhart.

Illustration shows a vignette cartoon with, at center, a young woman at seaside writing to her beau in the city, asking when he can come down (in verse by Edwin L. Sabin). Surrounding the main image are scenes ... more

Enjoying the summer surf Coney Island, New York

Enjoying the summer surf Coney Island, New York

H40629 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyrighted 1903 by William H. Rau. No. 5576. Title from item.

Boating near the C.B. Reynolds residence at Kearney, Nebraska

Boating near the C.B. Reynolds residence at Kearney, Nebraska

summary: This photograph shows the irrigation canal that runs the electric irrigation plant and feeds Kearney Lake. original size: 6x8

The slaughter season / J.S. Pughe.

The slaughter season / J.S. Pughe.

Illustration shows a vignette cartoon with, at top, a man being carried in a sedan chair, with many porters carrying furniture from a train on the right to his cabin in the wilderness on the left; at bottom, on... more

A tiny bather's first season on the beach, Atlantic City, N.J

A tiny bather's first season on the beach, Atlantic City, N.J

Title from item. No. 591. Copyright 1906 by E. W. Kelley. On mount: Sold only by Universal View Co., Office: Philadelphia, U.S.A.

Automobiling in the hills of Southern Vermont, U.S.A.

Automobiling in the hills of Southern Vermont, U.S.A.

Photograph shows an automobile with several passengers being driven along a dirt road in a scenic area in Vermont.

A mumble-peg game

A mumble-peg game

Photograph shows several cowboys sitting on the ground playing mumbly peg during a break at the Turkey Track Ranch in Texas in 1906.

Happy hours on the beach, Atlantic City, N.J
Vacation

Vacation

Illustration shows the face of President Theodore Roosevelt with many arms extending from behind engaged in various activities, such as playing tennis, chopping wood, boxing, rowing, and signing papers making a... more

All burdens are light on the beach, Atlantic City, N.J

All burdens are light on the beach, Atlantic City, N.J

Title from item. No. 587. Copyright 1906 by E. W. Kelley. On mount: Sold only by Universal View Co., Office: Philadelphia, U.S.A.

Wreckreation / Harry Grant Dart.

Wreckreation / Harry Grant Dart.

Illustration shows a vignette cartoon where accidents take place in various forms of recreation; at center is an automobile accident involving a horse-drawn carriage, also scenes from golf and baseball, hunting... more

[Group disembarking from a rowboat along the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal near the Abner Cloud House at Fletcher's Cove, Georgetown, D.C.]

[Group disembarking from a rowboat along the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal...

Photograph shows a woman and man stepping out of a rowboat as a boy holds the boat on land.

The maid of the summer surf / Leon V. Solon.

The maid of the summer surf / Leon V. Solon.

Illustration shows a woman wearing a swimsuit, standing on a large fish that is splashing through waves.

A warm wave coming / Gordon Ross.

A warm wave coming / Gordon Ross.

Illustration shows a beautiful young woman riding an ocean wave approaching the beach; also shows a lobster and a fish. Title from item. Illus. in: Puck, v. 70, no. 1798 (1911 August 16), cover. Copyright 1911 ... more

Mill boys' recreation. A Sunday swim. Base-ball on Sunday is tabooed here. Sunday-school and church are well attended. Loafing around, playing marbles, and swimming seem to be the only respite from the week's work. Location: Fries, Virginia

Mill boys' recreation. A Sunday swim. Base-ball on Sunday is tabooed h...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Miscellaneous. Hine no. 2152-A. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photograp... more

Sunday morning relaxation. Park Pond. Frequented by both school and mill boys and girls. Location: New Bedford, Massachusetts

Sunday morning relaxation. Park Pond. Frequented by both school and mi...

Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Mills. Title from NCLC caption card for Hine no. 2799. Hine no. 2800. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and P... more

Sunday, the day of rest / Will Crawford.

Sunday, the day of rest / Will Crawford.

Illustration shows the intersection of a busy city street and a street railroad on a Sunday with many activities taking place at an amusement park, a golf course, a real estate office, a club house, a baseball ... more

Fresh air outing

Fresh air outing

Children and adults seated on trolley for fresh air outing in June. Bain News Service photograph. George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress).

Arab leisure in a coffee house of Mosul

Arab leisure in a coffee house of Mosul

Men smoking water pipes in coffee house. No. 17. Copyright by Underwood & Underwood.