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[Napoleon III, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front]

[Napoleon III, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front]

Title devised by Library staff. In album: Portraits of rulers, politicians ... relating to the reign of Emperor Maximilian of Mexico, p. 10, lower left. On verso: H. Tournier, 57, Rue de Seine, 57, Paris; Déposé.

[Napoleon III, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left]

[Napoleon III, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left]

Title devised by Library staff. In album: Portraits of rulers, politicians ... relating to the reign of Emperor Maximilian of Mexico, p. 20, lower right. On verso: 10 Boulevart Poissonnière, 10, Dusacq & C[supe... More

Uncle Sam protecting his property against the encroachments of his cousin John

Uncle Sam protecting his property against the encroachments of his cou...

Northern fears of European intervention in the Civil War on behalf of the South are manifest here.Uncle Sam, in the form of a bearded Union soldier (closely resembling Abraham Lincoln), unceremoniously routs Jo... More

Ye conference. "Not any we thank you Mr. Davis"

Ye conference. "Not any we thank you Mr. Davis"

Jefferson Davis's diplomatic overtures to France and Great Britain fail in an imaginary scene at court. Davis (right) bows before French ruler Napoleon III, extending toward him a tray of "bonds." Davis holds a... More

The pending conflict, Confederate States of America.

The pending conflict, Confederate States of America.

One of three similar prints published by Oliver Evans Woods, reflecting grave northern fears of British and French interference on behalf of the Confederacy in the Civil War. (See also "The Pending Conflict" an... More

The pending conflict, Confederate States of America.

The pending conflict, Confederate States of America.

A later, altered version of "The Pending Conflict" (no. 1863-10). Albeit more optimistic from the Northern point of view than its earlier couterpart, this version is equally critical of European abetment of t... More

The clairvoyant's dream, Confederate States of America.

The clairvoyant's dream, Confederate States of America.

Four vignette cartoon shows Brother Jonathan kicking the confederacy, Napoleon III, and Emperor Maximillian, represented by animals, with his "iron-clad" boots. In the next vignette, Brother Jonathan fills the ... More

Political caricature. No. 3, The abolition catastrophe. Or the November smash-up

Political caricature. No. 3, The abolition catastrophe. Or the Novembe...

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

The pending contest.  Although all Copperheads call themselves Democrats, nevertheless, all Democrats are not Copperheads

The pending contest. Although all Copperheads call themselves Democra...

A variant of "The Pending Conflict" (no. 1863-10), evidently issued at about the same time (and deposited for copyright on the same date). Significant alterations here include: the "Neutrality" band has been re... More

[King Cotton], Confederate States of America.

[King Cotton], Confederate States of America.

Cartoon shows "a skinny old king with hair and beard of cotton, a huge oversize crown on his head, a whip in his hand, sitting on his throne, while African American slaves bring him cool drinks and female slave... More

Napoleon III, Emperor of the French, half-length portrait, facing front

Napoleon III, Emperor of the French, half-length portrait, facing fron...

Stamped on mount: L. Pierson, phot. deposé, garanti d'apres nature. In album: Browning Collection of Portraits, etc., p. 43 (top left). Color laser copy reference surrogate for LOT 6633 is available for use in ... More

After the safe delivery of a happy "pair of twins" by Napoleon III, he is now suffering fearfully from "after-pains"

After the safe delivery of a happy "pair of twins" by Napoleon III, he...

1230 U.S. Copyright Office. This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Chicago Lithographing Co.

Shoo-fly pralines

Shoo-fly pralines

Showing caricature of African American and busts of Napoleon III and Eugenie. LOT subject: Confectionery. Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item.

Surrender of Napoleon III on Sepr. 2d. 1870 Übergabe von Napoleon III.

Surrender of Napoleon III on Sepr. 2d. 1870 Übergabe von Napoleon III.

Print shows Napoleon III handing his sword to Wilhelm I, King of Prussia, after the battle at Sedan. Title from item. Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1871 by H. Schile in the Office of the Libr... More

Maitre et valet! / Faustin ; lith. Lemaire et Fils. 61, r. de Clèry.

Maitre et valet! / Faustin ; lith. Lemaire et Fils. 61, r. de Clèry.

Print shows Napoleon III dressed as a monk and Louis Jules Trochu dressed as a member of the clergy, tied to a post labeled "L'homme de Sedan L'homme de Paris." Title from item. Illus. from: Actualite par Faust... More

Will of Napoleon III. [1873?].
[Louis Napoleon escaping from Ham in 1846]

[Louis Napoleon escaping from Ham in 1846]

Louis Napoleon (Napoleon III, 1808-1873) and two accomplices make their escape from the fortress of Ham. Leading the procession is "Doctor Conneau" carrying a suitcase. Behind him is Napoleon disguised as a wor... More

République Franc̨aise

République Franc̨aise

Print shows a large female figure labeled "Republique Française" standing at center with her right arm around the shoulder of a man labeled "Suffrage Universel" and her left hand resting on a document labeled "... More

Empire State Express, the second, taking water on the fly

Empire State Express, the second, taking water on the fly

"The second Empire State Express, behind a 4-4-2 Atlantic locomotive, demonstrates how to take water on the fly by scooping it out of a pan set between the railroad tracks"--George Kleine Collection...catalog, ... More

Benjamin Pomeroy Carriage House, 658 Pequot Road, Southport, Fairfield County, CT

Benjamin Pomeroy Carriage House, 658 Pequot Road, Southport, Fairfield...

Significance: The Pomeroy Carriage House is a fine example of an outbuilding dating from the late 1860s. The small building was probably erected at the same time as the Pomeroy House (Conn-298) and designed by... More

217-219 East Main Street, 217-219 East Main Street, Madison, Jefferson County, IN

217-219 East Main Street, 217-219 East Main Street, Madison, Jefferson...

Significance: The Masonic building in the Second Empire style dominates this row of excellent surviving examples of mid-to-late nineteenth-century commercial architecture. Unprocessed Field note material exist... More

Annie A. Cole House, 1400-1402 Massachusetts Avenue Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

Annie A. Cole House, 1400-1402 Massachusetts Avenue Northwest, Washing...

Significance: The original house (later known as #1402) is a good example of the Second Empire Style. The house underwent an interesting evolution with the addition of what would become known as #1400 by the n... More

Mrs. Edward Titus (Mme Helena Rubinstein), residecnce at 895 Park Ave. Miniature rooms, Second Empire room
Mrs. Edward Titus (Mme Helena Rubinstein), residecnce at 895 Park Ave. Miniature rooms, Second Empire room
The Second-Empire-style Evans-Webber House in Salem, Virginia

The Second-Empire-style Evans-Webber House in Salem, Virginia

Built in 1882 by John Evans. Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, subject note,... More

Statue of Ben Milam at the Milam County, Texas, courthouse in Cameron, Texas, the fourth structure to serve in that capacity

Statue of Ben Milam at the Milam County, Texas, courthouse in Cameron,...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Designed by architect A.O. Watson of Austin, the courthouse at one time featured a Second Empire-style roof and a cupola with a four-... More

The Willard Hotel, built in 1911 by the B&O to house travelers and important railroad employees, and, to its left, the old B&O terminal in Grafton, West Virginia

The Willard Hotel, built in 1911 by the B&O to house travelers and imp...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Rail traffic increased as the B&O expanded, reaching 30 passenger trains a day by the 1920s. The old Grafton House, containing both ho... More

Lamp post at Century Station Federal Building located in Raleigh, North Carolina

Lamp post at Century Station Federal Building located in Raleigh, Nort...

Built between 1874-1878 by architect Alfred B. Mullett. Additions were added between 1936-1938. The style is Second Empire. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title, ... More

Mailboxes at Century Station Federal Building and Postal Station located in Raleigh, North Carolina

Mailboxes at Century Station Federal Building and Postal Station locat...

Built between 1874-1878 by architect Alfred B. Mullett. Additions were added between 1936-1938. The style is Second Empire. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title, ... More

Cornerstone at Century Station Federal Building and Postal Station located in Raleigh, North Carolina

Cornerstone at Century Station Federal Building and Postal Station loc...

Built between 1874-1878 by architect Alfred B. Mullett. Additions were added between 1936-1938. The style is Second Empire. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title, ... More

Passageway at Century Station Federal Building and Postal Station located in Raleigh, North Carolina

Passageway at Century Station Federal Building and Postal Station loca...

Built between 1874-1878 by architect Alfred B. Mullett. Additions were added between 1936-1938. The style is Second Empire. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title, ... More

Chandelier at Century Station Federal Building and Postal Station located in Raleigh, North Carolina

Chandelier at Century Station Federal Building and Postal Station loca...

Built between 1874-1878 by architect Alfred B. Mullett. Additions were added between 1936-1938. The style is Second Empire. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title, ... More

Courtroom at Century Station Federal Building and Postal Station located in Raleigh, North Carolina

Courtroom at Century Station Federal Building and Postal Station locat...

Built between 1874-1878 by architect Alfred B. Mullett. Additions were added between 1936-1938. The style is Second Empire. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title, ... More

Interior grille, Century Station Federal Building and Postal Station located in Raleigh, North Carolina

Interior grille, Century Station Federal Building and Postal Station l...

Built between 1874-1878 by architect Alfred B. Mullett. Additions were added between 1936-1938. The style is Second Empire. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title, ... More

Hanging light fixture at Century Station Federal Building and Postal Station located in Raleigh, North Carolina

Hanging light fixture at Century Station Federal Building and Postal S...

Built between 1874-1878 by architect Alfred B. Mullett. Additions were added between 1936-1938. The style is Second Empire. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title, ... More

Door at Century Station Federal Building and Postal Station located in Raleigh, North Carolina
Courtroom at Century Station Federal Building and Postal Station located in Raleigh, North Carolina

Courtroom at Century Station Federal Building and Postal Station locat...

Built between 1874-1878 by architect Alfred B. Mullett. Additions were added between 1936-1938. The style is Second Empire. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title, ... More

Hallway at Century Station Federal Building and Postal Station located in Raleigh, North Carolina

Hallway at Century Station Federal Building and Postal Station located...

Built between 1874-1878 by architect Alfred B. Mullett. Additions were added between 1936-1938. The style is Second Empire. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title, ... More

Century Station Federal Building and Postal Station located in Raleigh, North Carolina

Century Station Federal Building and Postal Station located in Raleigh...

Built between 1874-1878 by architect Alfred B. Mullett. Additions were added between 1936-1938. The style is Second Empire. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title, ... More

Stairs at Century Station Federal Building and Postal Station located in Raleigh, North Carolina

Stairs at Century Station Federal Building and Postal Station located ...

Built between 1874-1878 by architect Alfred B. Mullett. Additions were added between 1936-1938. The style is Second Empire. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title, ... More

Bathroom at Century Station Federal Building and Postal Station located in Raleigh, North Carolina

Bathroom at Century Station Federal Building and Postal Station locate...

Built between 1874-1878 by architect Alfred B. Mullett. Additions were added between 1936-1938. The style is Second Empire. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title, ... More

Corner of building, Century Station Federal Building and Postal Station located in Raleigh, North Carolina

Corner of building, Century Station Federal Building and Postal Statio...

Built between 1874-1878 by architect Alfred B. Mullett. Additions were added between 1936-1938. The style is Second Empire. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title, ... More

Entrance to Century Station Federal Building located in Raleigh, North Carolina

Entrance to Century Station Federal Building located in Raleigh, North...

Built between 1874-1878 by architect Alfred B. Mullett. Additions were added between 1936-1938. The style is Second Empire. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title, ... More

Century Station Federal Building and Postal Station located in Raleigh, North Carolina

Century Station Federal Building and Postal Station located in Raleigh...

Built between 1874-1878 by architect Alfred B. Mullett. Additions were added between 1936-1938. The style is Second Empire. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title, ... More

Interior hanging light fixture at Century Station Federal Building and Postal Station located in Raleigh, North Carolina

Interior hanging light fixture at Century Station Federal Building and...

Built between 1874-1878 by architect Alfred B. Mullett. Additions were added between 1936-1938. The style is Second Empire. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title, ... More

Century Station Federal Building and Postal Station located in Raleigh, North Carolina

Century Station Federal Building and Postal Station located in Raleigh...

Built between 1874-1878 by architect Alfred B. Mullett. Additions were added between 1936-1938. The style is Second Empire. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title, ... More

Century Station Federal Building and Postal Station located in Raleigh, North Carolina
Roof. U.S. Custom House, Portland, Maine

Roof. U.S. Custom House, Portland, Maine

Located near Portland's waterfront and built to accommodate the city's growing customs business. By 1866, Portland was one of the most significant seaports in the country. Designed under the direction of Alfre... More

Cupola. U.S. Custom House, Portland, Maine

Cupola. U.S. Custom House, Portland, Maine

Located near Portland's waterfront and built to accommodate the city's growing customs business. By 1866, Portland was one of the most significant seaports in the country. Designed under the direction of Alfre... More

Exterior. U.S. Custom House, Portland, Maine

Exterior. U.S. Custom House, Portland, Maine

Located near Portland's waterfront and built to accommodate the city's growing customs business. By 1866, Portland was one of the most significant seaports in the country. Designed under the direction of Alfre... More

Architectural details. U.S. Custom House, Portland, Maine

Architectural details. U.S. Custom House, Portland, Maine

Located near Portland's waterfront and built to accommodate the city's growing customs business. By 1866, Portland was one of the most significant seaports in the country. Designed under the direction of Alfre... More

Interior. U.S. Custom House, Portland, Maine

Interior. U.S. Custom House, Portland, Maine

Located near Portland's waterfront and built to accommodate the city's growing customs business. By 1866, Portland was one of the most significant seaports in the country. Designed under the direction of Alfre... More

Fireplace. U.S. Custom House, Portland, Maine

Fireplace. U.S. Custom House, Portland, Maine

Located near Portland's waterfront and built to accommodate the city's growing customs business. By 1866, Portland was one of the most significant seaports in the country. Designed under the direction of Alfre... More

Exterior. U.S. Custom House, Portland, Maine

Exterior. U.S. Custom House, Portland, Maine

Located near Portland's waterfront and built to accommodate the city's growing customs business. By 1866, Portland was one of the most significant seaports in the country. Designed under the direction of Alfre... More

Exterior. U.S. Custom House, Portland, Maine

Exterior. U.S. Custom House, Portland, Maine

Located near Portland's waterfront and built to accommodate the city's growing customs business. By 1866, Portland was one of the most significant seaports in the country. Designed under the direction of Alfre... More

Interior. U.S. Custom House, Portland, Maine

Interior. U.S. Custom House, Portland, Maine

Located near Portland's waterfront and built to accommodate the city's growing customs business. By 1866, Portland was one of the most significant seaports in the country. Designed under the direction of Alfre... More

Exterior. U.S. Custom House, Portland, Maine

Exterior. U.S. Custom House, Portland, Maine

Located near Portland's waterfront and built to accommodate the city's growing customs business. By 1866, Portland was one of the most significant seaports in the country. Designed under the direction of Alfre... More

Architectural details. U.S. Custom House, Portland, Maine

Architectural details. U.S. Custom House, Portland, Maine

Located near Portland's waterfront and built to accommodate the city's growing customs business. By 1866, Portland was one of the most significant seaports in the country. Designed under the direction of Alfre... More

Exterior. U.S. Custom House, Portland, Maine

Exterior. U.S. Custom House, Portland, Maine

Located near Portland's waterfront and built to accommodate the city's growing customs business. By 1866, Portland was one of the most significant seaports in the country. Designed under the direction of Alfre... More

Stairway. U.S. Custom House, Portland, Maine

Stairway. U.S. Custom House, Portland, Maine

Located near Portland's waterfront and built to accommodate the city's growing customs business. By 1866, Portland was one of the most significant seaports in the country. Designed under the direction of Alfre... More

The Coryell County Courthouse in Gatesville, Texas. Architect W.C. Dodson designed this Second Empire-style building on land donated by an early settler

The Coryell County Courthouse in Gatesville, Texas. Architect W.C. Dod...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: The Lyda Hill Texas Collection of Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America Project, Library of Congress, Prints and Ph... More

The Milam County, Texas, courthouse in Cameron, Texas, the fourth structure to serve in that capacity

The Milam County, Texas, courthouse in Cameron, Texas, the fourth stru...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Designed by architect A.O. Watson of Austin, the courthouse at one time featured a Second Empire-style roof and a cupola with a four-... More

The Coryell County Courthouse in Gatesville, Texas. Architect W.C. Dodson designed this Second Empire-style building on land donated by an early settler

The Coryell County Courthouse in Gatesville, Texas. Architect W.C. Dod...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: The Lyda Hill Texas Collection of Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America Project, Library of Congress, Prints and Ph... More

The Milam County, Texas, courthouse in Cameron, Texas, the fourth structure to serve in that capacity

The Milam County, Texas, courthouse in Cameron, Texas, the fourth stru...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Designed by architect A.O. Watson of Austin, the courthouse at one time featured a Second Empire-style roof and a cupola with a four-... More

The Coryell County Courthouse in Gatesville, Texas. Architect W.C. Dodson designed this Second Empire-style building on land donated by an early settler

The Coryell County Courthouse in Gatesville, Texas. Architect W.C. Dod...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: The Lyda Hill Texas Collection of Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America Project, Library of Congress, Prints and Ph... More

The Presidio County Courthouse in Marfa, Texas

The Presidio County Courthouse in Marfa, Texas

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Built in 1886, it is an example of Second Empire style, with projecting surfaces and Mansard-style roofs that were in fashion in Euro... More

The Parker County Courthouse in Weatherford, Texas, west of Fort Worth

The Parker County Courthouse in Weatherford, Texas, west of Fort Worth

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The French Second Empire-style building was constructed in 1884-1886. The architect was W. C. Dodson, who was also the architect for ... More

The Shackelford County Courthouse in Albany, Texas

The Shackelford County Courthouse in Albany, Texas

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The 1883 courthouse was the first to be restored under the Texas Historical Commission's Courthouse Preservation Program. It was rede... More

The Shackelford County Courthouse in Albany, Texas

The Shackelford County Courthouse in Albany, Texas

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The 1883 courthouse was the first to be restored under the Texas Historical Commission's Courthouse Preservation Program. It was rede... More

The Shackelford County Courthouse in Albany, Texas

The Shackelford County Courthouse in Albany, Texas

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The 1883 courthouse was the first to be restored under the Texas Historical Commission's Courthouse Preservation Program. It was rede... More

The Shackelford County Courthouse in Albany, Texas

The Shackelford County Courthouse in Albany, Texas

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The 1883 courthouse was the first to be restored under the Texas Historical Commission's Courthouse Preservation Program. It was rede... More

Overlooking what what were once bustling rail lines of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad in Grafton, West Virginia, which was an early B&O hub

Overlooking what what were once bustling rail lines of the Baltimore &...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. To the right are the Willard Hotel, built in 1911 by the B&O, and the old B&O terminal. Rail traffic increased as the B&O expanded, re... More

Overlooking what what were once bustling rail lines of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad in Grafton, West Virginia, which was an early B&O hub

Overlooking what what were once bustling rail lines of the Baltimore &...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. To the right are the Willard Hotel, built in 1911 by the B&O, and the old B&O terminal. Rail traffic increased as the B&O expanded, re... More

Overlooking what what were once bustling rail lines of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad in Grafton, West Virginia, which was an early B&O hub

Overlooking what what were once bustling rail lines of the Baltimore &...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. To the right are the Willard Hotel, built in 1911 by the B&O, and the old B&O terminal. Rail traffic increased as the B&O expanded, re... More

Overlooking what what were once bustling rail lines of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad in Grafton, West Virginia, which was an early B&O hub

Overlooking what what were once bustling rail lines of the Baltimore &...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. To the right are the Willard Hotel, built in 1911 by the B&O, and the old B&O terminal. Rail traffic increased as the B&O expanded, re... More

Overlooking what what were once bustling rail lines of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad in Grafton, West Virginia, which was an early B&O hub

Overlooking what what were once bustling rail lines of the Baltimore &...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. To the right are the Willard Hotel, built in 1911 by the B&O, and the old B&O terminal. Rail traffic increased as the B&O expanded, re... More

Overlooking what what were once bustling rail lines of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad in Grafton, West Virginia, which was an early B&O hub

Overlooking what what were once bustling rail lines of the Baltimore &...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. To the right are the Willard Hotel, built in 1911 by the B&O, and the old B&O terminal. Rail traffic increased as the B&O expanded, re... More

Overlooking what what were once bustling rail lines of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad in Grafton, West Virginia, which was an early B&O hub

Overlooking what what were once bustling rail lines of the Baltimore &...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. To the right are the Willard Hotel, built in 1911 by the B&O, and the old B&O terminal. Rail traffic increased as the B&O expanded, re... More

Woodburn Hall, first known as University Hall, is the central and dominating building of Woodburn Circle, a group of buildings on the downtown campus of West Virginia University in Morgantown

Woodburn Hall, first known as University Hall, is the central and domi...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. It was built between 1874 and 1876, and like its neighbor, the earlier Martin Hall, is in a predominantly red brick Second Empire styl... More

Overlooking what what were once bustling rail lines of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad in Grafton, West Virginia, which was an early B&O hub

Overlooking what what were once bustling rail lines of the Baltimore &...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. To the right are the Willard Hotel, built in 1911 by the B&O, and the old B&O terminal. Rail traffic increased as the B&O expanded, re... More

Overlooking what what were once bustling rail lines of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad in Grafton, West Virginia, which was an early B&O hub

Overlooking what what were once bustling rail lines of the Baltimore &...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. To the right are the Willard Hotel, built in 1911 by the B&O, and the old B&O terminal. Rail traffic increased as the B&O expanded, re... More

The 1882 Second Empire-style Bloom Mansion Museum, part of a block-long museum complex in Trinidad, Colorado, on the Purgatoire River on the northern end of the Raton Pass leading into New Mexico. Its builder, Frank Bloom, was a businessman and cattle baron whose cattle holdings extended from New Mexico to Montana

The 1882 Second Empire-style Bloom Mansion Museum, part of a block-lon...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: Gates Frontiers Fund Colorado Collection within the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photograp... More

The 1882 Second Empire-style Bloom Mansion Museum, part of a block-long museum complex in Trinidad, Colorado, on the Purgatoire River on the northern end of the Raton Pass leading into New Mexico. Its builder, Frank Bloom, was a businessman and cattle baron whose cattle holdings extended from New Mexico to Montana

The 1882 Second Empire-style Bloom Mansion Museum, part of a block-lon...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: Gates Frontiers Fund Colorado Collection within the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photograp... More

Aerial view focusing on the Wentworth Mansion in Charleston, South Carolina

Aerial view focusing on the Wentworth Mansion in Charleston, South Car...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Completed in 1886, the mansion was built as a private residence for Francis Silas Rodgers, a wealthy cotton merchant, in the Second Em... More

The old Ash Street School building in Manchester, New Hampshire

The old Ash Street School building in Manchester, New Hampshire

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Now (2017) home to the SilverTech digital-marketing firm, the 1874 building is a French style Second Empire three-story brick structur... More

Willcox's Inn in Aiken, South Carolina

Willcox's Inn in Aiken, South Carolina

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The inn was an internationally known hostelry during the heyday in the 1930s and beyond, when Aiken was known as the "Winter Colony," ... More

The Hall of Languages at Syracuse University in Syracuse, New York towers of what the school's personnel and students affectionately call "The Hill"

The Hall of Languages at Syracuse University in Syracuse, New York tow...

Designed by Horatio Nelson White in the Second Empire architectural style and built in 1871-73, the building is made of Onondaga limestone and features three large towers or cupolas. It was the first building c... More

Doorway of the Hall of Languages at Syracuse University in Syracuse, New York

Doorway of the Hall of Languages at Syracuse University in Syracuse, N...

Designed by Horatio Nelson White in the Second Empire architectural style, and built in 1871-73, the building is made of Onondaga limestone and features three large towers or cupolas. It was the first building ... More

The Second Empire-style McGraw Hall, designed by Archimedes N. Russell, opened in 1868 on the Cornell University campus in Ithaca, New York Built of Ithaca stone, the building features a mansard slate roof of different colors arranged in horizontal band. Its tower houses the 21-chime Cornell Chimes

The Second Empire-style McGraw Hall, designed by Archimedes N. Russell...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Purchase; Carol M. Highsmith Photography, Inc.; 2018; (DLC/PP-2018:052-2) Forms part of Carol M. Highsmith's America Project in the Ca... More

Second Empire-style historic house in Seneca Falls, New York

Second Empire-style historic house in Seneca Falls, New York

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Purchase; Carol M. Highsmith Photography, Inc.; 2018; (DLC/PP-2018:052-2) Forms part of Carol M. Highsmith's America Project in the Ca... More

Shadows of the times. Pl. 1 / P. Kramer, del.

Shadows of the times. Pl. 1 / P. Kramer, del.

A somewhat xenophobic view of the threat of European intervention in the American Civil War. The cartoon consists of two shadow-play tableaux. In the first, Queen Victoria (right) makes a menacing gesture towar... More

[Napoleon III, full-length portrait, facing front, walking on crutches, carrying a broken drum on his back, following the Gallic Cock who is leading the way, wearing glasses and smoking a cigarette] / Maurice's Autographic and Lithographic Establishment, No. 160 William St. N.Y.

[Napoleon III, full-length portrait, facing front, walking on crutches...

A3059 U.S. Copyright Office. Title devised by Library staff. Printed in the upper left and right corners: December 2, 1851 Paris. September 5, 1870 Sedan. Printed below image: Maurice's Autographic and Lithogra... More

Finns Point National Cemetery, Lodge, Ft. Mott Road, Salem, Salem County, NJ

Finns Point National Cemetery, Lodge, Ft. Mott Road, Salem, Salem Coun...

Significance: The lodge at Finn's Point is the most intact example of the two-story, stripped-down Second Empire style design for the superintendent lodges approved by the Office of the Quartermaster General in... More

Mysteries of the court of Napoleon III;

Mysteries of the court of Napoleon III;

Also available in digital form.

Crestline City Hall, Bucyrus & Thoman Streets, Crestline, Crawford County, OH

Crestline City Hall, Bucyrus & Thoman Streets, Crestline, Crawford Cou...

Significance: The Crestline City Hall has stood as a monument to the small central Ohio town's civic pride for 101 years. Built at the height of the City's heyday as a bustling railroad center, the structure wa... More

Finns Point National Cemetery, Lodge, Ft. Mott Road, Salem, Salem County, NJ

Finns Point National Cemetery, Lodge, Ft. Mott Road, Salem, Salem Coun...

Significance: The lodge at Finn's Point is the most intact example of the two-story, stripped-down Second Empire style design for the superintendent lodges approved by the Office of the Quartermaster General in... More

Mysteries of the court of Napoleon III;

Mysteries of the court of Napoleon III;

Also available in digital form.

Crestline City Hall, Bucyrus & Thoman Streets, Crestline, Crawford County, OH

Crestline City Hall, Bucyrus & Thoman Streets, Crestline, Crawford Cou...

Significance: The Crestline City Hall has stood as a monument to the small central Ohio town's civic pride for 101 years. Built at the height of the City's heyday as a bustling railroad center, the structure wa... More

Finns Point National Cemetery, Lodge, Ft. Mott Road, Salem, Salem County, NJ

Finns Point National Cemetery, Lodge, Ft. Mott Road, Salem, Salem Coun...

Significance: The lodge at Finn's Point is the most intact example of the two-story, stripped-down Second Empire style design for the superintendent lodges approved by the Office of the Quartermaster General in... More

Mysteries of the court of Napoleon III;

Mysteries of the court of Napoleon III;

Also available in digital form.

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