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[Blacksmith shoeing a horse while a man with large sword slays a snake in the background]

[Blacksmith shoeing a horse while a man with large sword slays a snake...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Ruralia commoda. [Augsburg] : Johann Schüssler, ca. 16 Feb. (XIIII Kal. Mart.) 1471. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western technology ... / ... More

[Plantain shown with snake and scorpion to indicate plant is antidote for their bites and stings; and surrounding text]

[Plantain shown with snake and scorpion to indicate plant is antidote ...

Illus. and text in: Herbarium / Apuleius Barbarus. Rome : J.P. Lignamine, ca. 1483-ca. 1484. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 56.

[Caffena vera Floridanorum, coffee plant with green snake]

[Caffena vera Floridanorum, coffee plant with green snake]

Illus. in: The natural history of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama Islands / Mark Catesby. London, 1731-1743. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1... More

Of the Husbandman and the Snake; Of the Wolves and the Sheep

Of the Husbandman and the Snake; Of the Wolves and the Sheep

Fables on double-page illus. the maxims, "A man may forgive an injury, but he cannot easily forget it" and "Make no friendship with an ill-natur'd man". Two pages of text and illustration. Illus. in: Thomas Dil... More

Sauvage du NO. de la Louisiane

Sauvage du NO. de la Louisiane

Print shows a Native warrior, full-length portrait, left profile, holding a scalp in left hand and a snake in right hand. Title from item. Illus. in: Atlas universel dressé sur les meilleurs cartes modernes / P... More

The new snake game

The new snake game

This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Rosenthal (L.) Lith.

The slang duellist-s a shot at a hawke or the wounded pigeon!

The slang duellist-s a shot at a hawke or the wounded pigeon!

Print shows a duel between Martin Bladen Edward Hawke and Henry Francis Mellish in which Mellish is wounded on his arm and says: "Now Mr Quixote take care of your bread basket, for by Jasus its 5 to 4 but I'll ... More

Noctua, Corvus, Crater, Sextans Uraniæ, Hydra, Felis, Lupus, Centaurus, Antlia Pneumatica, Argo Navis, and Pyxis Nautica / Sidy. Hall, sculpt.

Noctua, Corvus, Crater, Sextans Uraniæ, Hydra, Felis, Lupus, Centaurus...

Astronomical chart showing an owl, raven, ornate bowl, sextant, snake, cat, wolf, centaur, air pump, and a ship forming the constellations. Illus. in: Urania's mirror, 1825, pl. 32.

A narrow escape from a snake

A narrow escape from a snake

Illus. in: The Crockett Almanac, 1838, p. 25. Reference copy may be in LOT 4392-5. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: West; Reptiles; Almanacs; Shelf.

Snake game rules

Snake game rules

Print showing a game board with red, gold, and blue spaces, numbered between 1 and 122; on the board are illustrations that are numbered and correspond to the blue "starred" spaces, which are action spots, the ... More

[Fantasy transformation of a bird into a flowerpot, into a woman, into a snake]

[Fantasy transformation of a bird into a flowerpot, into a woman, into...

Illus. in: Grandville, J. J. Un autre monde, transformations, visions, ..., 1844. Paris : H. Fournier, 1844, p. 243. Reference copy in LOT 4624.

The hunter of Kentucky

The hunter of Kentucky

Henry Clay is the hunter, and various Democrats his quarry. Clay wears a fringed buckskin outfit and coonskin cap reminiscent of Davy Crockett and the Western characters of the contemporary stage, such as Nimro... More

The coon party crossing Cayuga Bridge Novr. 1844.  Or the effects of Cassius M. Clay's  political tour to western N. York

The coon party crossing Cayuga Bridge Novr. 1844. Or the effects of C...

A cartoon on the defeat of Whig Henry Clay in the 1844 presidential election, ascribing his loss of the state of New York to his cousin Cassius M. Clay's campaign tour on his behalf. Oddly, though given promine... More

View on Snake River Aug. 16th 1849 / A. Fay 1851.

View on Snake River Aug. 16th 1849 / A. Fay 1851.

Print shows a view of the waterfalls on the Snake River, Idaho.

Thompson, the abolitionist. That infamous foreign scoundrel Thompson, will hold forth this afternoon, at the Liberator Office, No. 48 Washington Street. The present is a fair opportunity for the friends of the Union to snake Thompson out! ... A

Thompson, the abolitionist. That infamous foreign scoundrel Thompson, ...

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 60, Folder 30.

View of Snake River at mouth of Tukanon showing Fort Taylor & bluffs; looking towards the north.

View of Snake River at mouth of Tukanon showing Fort Taylor & bluffs; ...

Photograph of drawing showing team of horses pulling a wagon on a path leading to Snake River. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 111. Title from item. Notation: "Taylor" + "Gaston." Reference co... More

Our political snake-charmer

Our political snake-charmer

British political cartoon shows Stephen Douglas with snakes labeled with the political positions: Old Line (Whig), American, So. American, Anti-Lecompton, Democrat, and Republican. Stephens says, "You perceive,... More

[Civil War envelope showing eagle with American flag in its talon and snake coiled around Confederate flag in its beak]

[Civil War envelope showing eagle with American flag in its talon and ...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mrs. A.C. Elsbree, Lewis Centre, Delaware Co., Ohio; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127). pp/liljmem

[Unidentified soldier in Confederate uniform and snake belt buckle with Enfield rifle and saber bayonet]

[Unidentified soldier in Confederate uniform and snake belt buckle wit...

Title devised by Library staff. Case: Leather; cross and scroll design. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127). More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.lilj ... More

[Unidentified soldier in Confederate cavalry uniform and snake belt buckle with two revolvers]

[Unidentified soldier in Confederate cavalry uniform and snake belt bu...

Title devised by Library staff. Case: Berg, no. 3-175 Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2011; (DLC/PP-2012:127). More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.lilj Purchased from: Re... More

[Civil War envelope showing eagle with American flag in talon attacking serpent with 7-star Confederate flag]

[Civil War envelope showing eagle with American flag in talon attackin...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Samuel Raubensti[ne?], Marlboro, Stark Co., Ohio; postmarked Pa.; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). Forms part of: Liljenquist Fami... More

[Unidentified soldier in Confederate uniform and snake belt buckle with sword]

[Unidentified soldier in Confederate uniform and snake belt buckle wit...

Title devised by Library staff. Case: Leather, circle design. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2011; (DLC/PP-2012:127). More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.lilj Forms part... More

Scott's great snake. Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1861

Scott's great snake. Entered according to Act of Congress in the year ...

Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 11 Cartoon map illustrating Gen. Winfield Scott's plan to crush the Confederacy, economically. It is sometimes called the "Anaconda plan." Description derived from... More

[Civil War envelope showing Columbia holding American flag and cornucopia next to an eagle with a snake in its beak, and with a verse from a song]

[Civil War envelope showing Columbia holding American flag and cornuco...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Miss Julia A. Barnes, Granville, Bradford Co., Pa.; bears 3 cent stamp. Verse from song Starry Flag by John Savage: We must keep that flag where it e'er has stood; I... More

Atlanta campaign-1864. "Rossville" to "Snake Creek Gap."

Atlanta campaign-1864. "Rossville" to "Snake Creek Gap."

Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 121.2 Pen and ink sketch map showing "route of Harrison's Brigade, 3rd Div.," positions of the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Divisions of the 20th Army Corps from May 2 to May ... More

Sherman's department - engagement at Snake Creek Gap, Georgia / from a sketch by Theodore R. Davis.

Sherman's department - engagement at Snake Creek Gap, Georgia / from a...

Print shows Union troops engaging Confederate troops at Snake Gap, Georgia. Title from item. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 8, no. 388 (1864 June 4), p. 364.

Big Snake
Map of the sources of Snake River : with its tributaries together with portions of the headwaters of the Madison and Yellowstone from surveys and observations of the Snake River Expedition /

Map of the sources of Snake River : with its tributaries together with...

Relief shown by form lines. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Snake River Cañon, Idaho / T. H. O'Sullivan, phot.

Snake River Cañon, Idaho / T. H. O'Sullivan, phot.

Photograph showing rock formations along the top of the falls. Plate no. 25. Title from item. "Descriptive legend of view no. 25" on verso. Part of geographical and geological explorations and surveys west of t... More

Shoshone Falls, Snake River, Idaho.

Shoshone Falls, Snake River, Idaho.

Original negative number: 4. Title devised by Library staff. Title from item. Part of series: U.S. War Dept., Corps of Engineers; Geographical Explorations and Surveys West of 100th Meridian, Expedition of 1874... More

Presidential party crossing Lewis Fork, Snake River

Presidential party crossing Lewis Fork, Snake River

Title from item. In album: Journey through the Yellowstone National Park and Northwestern Wyoming, 1883 : photographs of party and scenery along the route traveled and copies of the Associated Press dispatches ... More

[Page of text containing poem "Cato's Song" and three articles: "The Romance of Augusta Murray, Virginia and Italy, 1774-1792", "Poached oysters", and "The mystery of snake charming"]

[Page of text containing poem "Cato's Song" and three articles: "The R...

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 28, no. 1419 (1884 March 1), p. 138.

This is what the "freedom of worship" bill means - can we hold the evil in check? / J. Keppler.

This is what the "freedom of worship" bill means - can we hold the evi...

Illustration shows a female figure with a shield labeled "Tolerance" and a sword labeled "Knowledge", using a cord labeled "Equality" to hold back a large snake labeled "Freedom Worship Bill" that has ensnared ... More

The good St. Ingersoll calling the banished snakes back to the national boots

The good St. Ingersoll calling the banished snakes back to the nationa...

"Free Whiskey" and "20 cents per gallon" on snakes.

[Snake on tree roots above water]

[Snake on tree roots above water]

Title devised by cataloger. No accession number. No publication information. Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress).

[Flamingos and snake]

[Flamingos and snake]

Title devised by cataloger. No publication information. (DLC/PP-1938:0056, DLC/PP-1938:0066, DLC/PP-1938:0071, or DLC/PP-1938:0079). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress).

[Snake looking at nest]

[Snake looking at nest]

Title devised by cataloger. No publication information. (DLC/PP-1938:0056, DLC/PP-1938:0066, DLC/PP-1938:0071, or DLC/PP-1938:0079). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress).

[Snake charmers, India]

[Snake charmers, India]

Photo shows three men, one man squatting before a cobra in a pot, holding the snake with his right hand and making a fist with his left in front of the snake's head, the second man is standing with a large snak... More

At the snake dance, Moqui pueblo of Hualpi, Arizona. The beginning of the dance. August 21, 1897 / Ben Wittick photo.

At the snake dance, Moqui pueblo of Hualpi, Arizona. The beginning of ...

Men, women, and children gathered around pueblo dance, a photographer with camera at far left. 73182C U.S. Copyright Office. No. 695.

[Snake charmer, Tunis, Tunisia]

[Snake charmer, Tunis, Tunisia]

Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., Catalogue F Scenic, Architectural and Marine Views, Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Photographic Co., 1899. Print no. "6261". Forms part of: Views of architecture and people in T... More

[Nome (and vicinity), Alaska, 1900]: Wreckage along Snake River, Nome [caused by storm]

[Nome (and vicinity), Alaska, 1900]: Wreckage along Snake River, Nome ...

Photoprint copyrighted by William Hester, Seattle, Wash. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Storms.

William A. Shelbourn ranch on the Snake River, south of Valentine, Cherry County, Nebraska.

William A. Shelbourn ranch on the Snake River, south of Valentine, Che...

summary: In 1995, Bob Bishop identified this photograph as: William Shelbourn on horseback holding Henry, his wife Ida Mae (Wallingford) at his left, holding daughter Fan (Henry and Fan are twins). Florence a... More

Kopeli, Snake priest (Walpi)

Kopeli, Snake priest (Walpi)

Head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right. D19806 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Adam Clark Vroman, Pasadena, California. No. 747.

Snake priest / E.S. Curtis.

Snake priest / E.S. Curtis.

Native American man seated, three-quarter-length, facing front. No. 672.

The Quisenbury Ranch on the Snake River in Cherry County, Nebraska.

The Quisenbury Ranch on the Snake River in Cherry County, Nebraska.

summary: Note: "The fiddler sitting in fron t drove 85 miles to furnish music for dance." Photographer's notation. original size: 6x8

Snake priests at snake dance

Snake priests at snake dance

Pueblo Indians, Acoma, San Juan, New Mexico, 1900. Photoprint copyrighted by Adam Clark Vroman. No. D131. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: New Mexico San Juan ... More

Snake dancer in costume

Snake dancer in costume

Hopi snake dancer, full-length portrait, standing, facing front. Edward S. Curtis Collection (Library of Congress). Curtis no. 675.

Snake dance at Oraibe, [New Mexico]

Snake dance at Oraibe, [New Mexico]

Photoprint copyrighted by Adam Clark Vroman. No. 727. This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Snake River Falls, in Cherry County, southwest of Valentine, Nebraska

Snake River Falls, in Cherry County, southwest of Valentine, Nebraska

summary: Photographer's annotation "A cave was discovered under the falls several years before 1900 by boys while bathing below the falls. The boys found that the cave had the remains of a fire, extra fuel, and... More

A Youthful snake charmer, Bombay, India

A Youthful snake charmer, Bombay, India

H6980 U.S. Copyright Office. No. 8314.

Shoshone Falls Hydroelectric Project, Tunnel and Penstock, North Bank of Snake River, at West end of Intake, Tipperary Corner, Jerome County, ID

Shoshone Falls Hydroelectric Project, Tunnel and Penstock, North Bank ...

Significance: The concrete-lined tunnel was among the first, if not the first, permanent components of the Shoshone Falls Project. Begun in 1901, it took more than three years and several changes of ownership b... More

Chief of the religious Snake Dancers at Walpi - the mysterious Cliff Dwellers of Arizona

Chief of the religious Snake Dancers at Walpi - the mysterious Cliff D...

Stereo copyrighted by Underwood & Underwood. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Photog. Index; Indians Dances...; Ariz. Walpi; Indian tribes Hopi; Shelf.

Lone grave near Snake River Falls, Cherry County, Nebraska

Lone grave near Snake River Falls, Cherry County, Nebraska

summary: Photographer's note: "Hides Horse Thief Cave" original size: 6x8

[Chitto Harjo or Crazy Snake, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front] / photo by Duncan.

[Chitto Harjo or Crazy Snake, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing fron...

H39695 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Harrie D. Blake.

Snake charmers handling the deadly hooded cobra - Delhi, India

Snake charmers handling the deadly hooded cobra - Delhi, India

H31364 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Underwood & Underwood.

Snake dancer and "Hugger" [A]

Snake dancer and "Hugger" [A]

Hopi men performing snake dance ceremony, others watch in background. Title from item. Curtis no. 1098-04. Forms part of: Edward S. Curtis Collection (Library of Congress). Published in: The North American Indi... More

[Oraibi snake dance]

[Oraibi snake dance]

Hopi Indians, Arizona, in snake ceremony, with pueblo and onlookers in background. Edward S. Curtis Collection. Curtis no. 1097-04. Published in: The North American Indian / Edward S. Curtis. [Seattle, Wash.] :... More

[Three Native American men, in traditional clothing, posed as if performing a snake dance]

[Three Native American men, in traditional clothing, posed as if perfo...

H55951 U.S. Copyright Office. Written on photograph: Snake Dance, copyright by Gerhard Sisters, St. Louis, 1904. Photograph was taken at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition, 1904. Title from item.

Hopi Indians, Walpi, Arizona: The Snake dance. The snake priests entering

Hopi Indians, Walpi, Arizona: The Snake dance. The snake priests enter...

Child standing in foregrd. and pueblo in backgrd. Stereo copyrighted by William H. Knap. No. 34. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Indians of North America Relig. & ... More

Snake dancers entering the plaza

Snake dancers entering the plaza

Spectators gathered on hillside and rooftop, snake dancers below. Curtis no. 1102-04. Forms part of: Edward S. Curtis Collection (Library of Congress). Published in: The North American Indian / Edward S. Curtis... More

Snake gathering [D]--Hopi

Snake gathering [D]--Hopi

Group of Hopi snake priests hunting snakes. H104283 U.S. Copyright Office. Curtis no. 2108-06. Forms part of: Edward S. Curtis Collection (Library of Congress).

The snake priests--Hopi

The snake priests--Hopi

Ten Hopi snake priests, standing, facing front, carrying sticks, some with bags. H104289 U.S. Copyright Office. Curtis no. 2114-06. Forms part of: Edward S. Curtis Collection (Library of Congress).

Snake gathering [B]--Hopi

Snake gathering [B]--Hopi

Several Hopi men on down slope of hill hunting snakes. H104281 U.S. Copyright Office. Curtis no. 2106-06. Forms part of: Edward S. Curtis Collection (Library of Congress).

Snake gathering [C]--Hopi

Snake gathering [C]--Hopi

Six Hopi snake priests, standing, facing front, carrying sticks. H104282 U.S. Copyright Office. Curtis no. 2107-06. Forms part of: Edward S. Curtis Collection (Library of Congress).

Snake gathering [A]--Hopi

Snake gathering [A]--Hopi

Group of Hopi snake priests using hoes to dig out snakes, one is holding captured snake.

Lookout Point in Cherry County, near the Snake River.

Lookout Point in Cherry County, near the Snake River.

summary: "The highest hill in all the surrounding country and was once covered with cedar trees clear to the top. A man in one of the trees could command a view of the country for miles in every direction." Se... More

Power Dam and Snake River, Idaho Falls, Idaho

Power Dam and Snake River, Idaho Falls, Idaho

J131153 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright deposit; F. J. Bandholtz; August 30, 1909. Copyright claimant's address: Des Moines, IA.

Moqui (Hopi) snake dance, Walpi, Ariz.

Moqui (Hopi) snake dance, Walpi, Ariz.

Copyright by Elbridge Ayer Burbank.

Honovi-Walpi snake priest, with Totkya Day painting

Honovi-Walpi snake priest, with Totkya Day painting

Hopi snake priest, three-quarter length portrait, seated, facing front. Edward S. Curtis Collection (Library of Congress). Curtis no. 664. Published in: The North American Indian / Edward S. Curtis. [Seattle, W... More

Simultaneous-like he became conscious of the fact that the footlight favorites were no longer worthy of him

Simultaneous-like he became conscious of the fact that the footlight f...

(DLC/PP-1933:0112). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: "New Fables in Slang" by George Ade, Cosmopolitan, 53:701 (Oct. 1912).

The play as the author wrote it : the play when the stage manager got through with it

The play as the author wrote it : the play when the stage manager got ...

(DLC/PP-1933:0112). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: "New Fables in Slang" by George Ade, Cosmopolitan, 54:428, 430 (Feb. 1913).

Il faut vaincre la tuberculose comme le plus malfaisant des reptiles

Il faut vaincre la tuberculose comme le plus malfaisant des reptiles

A hand squeezing the throat of a snake. The snake is dripping venom. Translation of title: We must conquer tuberculosis like the most wretched of reptiles. Signed: Géo Dorival, 18//G. Capon. Designed in appa... More

American nurses bring far more than hospital skill to the wounded American soldiers in France. They speak their language, not English merely but American, understand their slang, know what they like to hear read, and when the American Red Cross Nurse and the American soldier begin talking about home, home means the same kind of a place and the same kind of folks to both. This natural sympathy is particularly important in treating cases of shell shock, the nervous result of battle, where the most perfect understanding between nurse and patient is essential. Surgeon General Gorgas has called upon the Red Cross to enroll for the Army Nurse Corps, 8,000 graduate nurses by Oct. 1st

American nurses bring far more than hospital skill to the wounded Amer...

On caption card: American nurse reading to wounded soldier in a hospital in France. Title and notes from Red Cross caption card. Date based on date of negatives in same range. Group title: Nurses. Hospitals. Fr... More

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