Dancer, teacher, and theoretician John Weaver (1673-1760) compiled this important collection of choreographies by Mr. Isaac. With melodies composed by James Paisible, the collection contains six ballroom dances... more
"Lovemore (Lord Derby) stands between Mrs. Lovemore (Mrs. Damer), who holds his right arm, and the Widow Belmour (the fat Mrs. Hobart)..." (Source: George)
Print shows a smiling man, "platonic love", on one knee as three women beat him with whips made of bulrushes(?); on the wall in the background are two portraits, "The Maid of Drury" and "The Maid of the Oaks." ... more
Map of the northeastern United States showing drainage, relief by hachures, important cities, the existing railroads, turnpike roads, canals, and the projected railroads; a statement below the title explains th... more
Outline map of the north-central and northeastern United States showing the rail network. Chartered in 1847. In 1865 name changed to the Terre Haute and Indianapolis Railroad.
Sketch shows the James River in Virginia, from a churchyard above the valley. Wallis was a British Commissioner from the Foreign Office to the United States in 1853.
Outline map of southeastern Virginia showing railroad connections in Richmond, Petersburg, and West Point. Indicates the Lynchburgh canal.
Photograph of plaster copy of a statue by William Hubard after an original by Jean-Antoine Houdon showing George Washington standing, dressed in his Revolutionary War uniform, holding a walking cane in one hand... more