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[Alchemical scene showing two putti holding philosopher's stone containing image of Hermes, below which are a man and a woman kneeling before furnace where transmutation is to take place]
Guerritte, a fort or small tower of stone or wood, on the point of a bastion, or on the angles of the shoulder, to hold a sentry
A map of the land abt. Red Stone and Fort Pitt,

A map of the land abt. Red Stone and Fort Pitt,

Scale ca. 1:600,000. Title from verso. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Relief shown pictorially. The title, land tract boundaries with owners' initials, and some place names have been identified as annotations by Geor... more

To David Stone and Peter Brown, Esq. : this first actual survey of the state of North Carolina taken by the subscribers is respectfully dedicated /

To David Stone and Peter Brown, Esq. : this first actual survey of the...

Relief shown by hachures. Shows state and county boundaries, names of counties, towns, cities, drainage, roads, railroads, churches, mills and other points of interest. Printed in 3 segments. Prime meridian: Lo... more

Senate Chamber. Hall of the House of Representatives / W.I Stone sc. Washn. D.C.

Senate Chamber. Hall of the House of Representatives / W.I Stone sc. W...

Print shows an interior view of the Senate and the House of Representatives chambers showing a numbered seating arrangement (key to the Senate chamber seating is filed with print). Title from item. Printed at b... more

North front of the President's house / etched by W.I Stone, Washn.

North front of the President's house / etched by W.I Stone, Washn.

Print shows an exterior view of the north front of the White House.

East front of the Capitol / W.I Stone aquat.

East front of the Capitol / W.I Stone aquat.

Print shows an exterior view of the east front of the U.S. Capitol, with view of the north facade. Title from item. Printed at bottom: Engd. for the National Calendar, 1823.

American Theatre, in Mercer-Street, in the rear of 1 Mile Stone, Broadway. Positively the last night! Mr. Hewlett ... On Monday the 24th of March, Mr. Hewlett will be at home in the following: Part 1st--Songs ... Part 2d ... La diligence ... Par

American Theatre, in Mercer-Street, in the rear of 1 Mile Stone, Broad...

Cancel slip over date: On Friday the 21st of March.; 1. Hewlett.; On verso: Gift Edith L. Yonge, Feb. 4, 1965. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and... more

Major Genl. A. Macomb / T. Sully pinxt ; on stone Childs direx.

Major Genl. A. Macomb / T. Sully pinxt ; on stone Childs direx.

Print shows Alexander Macomb, half-length portrait, facing slightly right, with arms folded across chest, wearing military uniform.

[A man sweeping pine needles that have fallen from a tree near a stone shrine]

[A man sweeping pine needles that have fallen from a tree near a stone...

Title devised by Library staff. Attributed to a group of drawings, formerly bound, referred to as the "Hokusai School sketchbook." Many of the drawings have a small tab of similar paper attached at a later date... more

A New method of Macarony making as practised at Boston / copied on stone by D. C. Johnston from a print published in London 1774.

A New method of Macarony making as practised at Boston / copied on sto...

Print shows two American revolutionaries tarring and feathering the tax collector. In the background, a gallows.

The Bostons paying the excise-man or tarring & feathering / copied on stone by D. C. Johnston from a print published in London 1774.

The Bostons paying the excise-man or tarring & feathering / copied on ...

Print shows a mob pouring tea into the mouth of a Loyalist who has been tarred and feathered. Behind the group, on the right, is the "Liberty Tree" from which hangs a noose and a sign "Stamp Act" written upside... more

Humming birds / from life & on stone by M.E.D. Brown ; his lith. No. 5 Library St. Phila.

Humming birds / from life & on stone by M.E.D. Brown ; his lith. No. 5...

Print shows two hummingbirds on a flower. Title from item. Printed at bottom center: Pl. 10 Vo. 2. (DLC/PP-2001:068) Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection at the Library of Congress.

View of Worcester, Mass. taken from Union Hill / P. Anderson del. ; on stone by R. Cooke ; T. Moore's Lithography, Boston.

View of Worcester, Mass. taken from Union Hill / P. Anderson del. ; on...

Print shows a cityscape view of Worcester, Massachusetts, from an elevated vantage point on Union Hill, with a river in the foreground on which is a canal boat drawn by two horses or mules, and railroads approa... more

Arrangements for laying the Corner Stone of Jackson City. The stone will be held laid this day, at 12 o'clock, by the President of the United States. ... January 8th, 1836.

Arrangements for laying the Corner Stone of Jackson City. The stone wi...

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 196, Folder 1.

Ne-Sou-A Quoit, a Fox chief / painted by C.B. King ; on stone by A Newsam ; Lehman & Duval Lithrs.

Ne-Sou-A Quoit, a Fox chief / painted by C.B. King ; on stone by A New...

Print shows Ne-Sou-A Quoit, half-length portrait, facing front, wearing elaborate headdress, earrings, necklace, and fur shoulder garment, as well as a portrait medallion around his neck.

James K. Polk. Governor of the state of Tennessee / from life & on stone by Chas. Fenderich ; printed by P.S. Duval, Lith., Philadelphia.

James K. Polk. Governor of the state of Tennessee / from life & on sto...

Print shows James K. Polk, half-length portrait, facing left; includes facsimile signature.

The Chinese collection in the lower saloon of the new building at the corner of 9th & George Street, Philadelphia... / drawn on stone by A. Newsam ; P.S. Duval lith., Philada. ; engraved by J. & W.W. Warr.

The Chinese collection in the lower saloon of the new building at the ...

Poster depicting Chinese people and scenes, announcing exhibition of Chinese objects.

Nathaniel P. Tallmadge. Senator from New-York / from life & on stone by Chas. Fenderich, Washington City ; printed by P.S. Duval, Lithr., Philada.

Nathaniel P. Tallmadge. Senator from New-York / from life & on stone b...

Print shows Nathaniel P. Tallmadge, half-length portrait, facing left; includes facsimile signature.

A. Mouton. Senator from Louisiana / from life on stone by Chas. Fenderich ; printed by P.S. Duval, Lith., Philada.

A. Mouton. Senator from Louisiana / from life on stone by Chas. Fender...

Print shows Alexander Mouton, half-length portrait, facing left, with coat over right shoulder.

The philosopher's stone! Gold & silver plating, by the electro-magnetic apparatus ... Alton. Printed at the Telegraph Office [1840?].

The philosopher's stone! Gold & silver plating, by the electro-magneti...

Imprint 3. 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 16, Folder 35.

U.S. Ship Pennsylvania. Charles Stewart Esq. Comr. / Drawn on stone by Charles C. Barton, U.S.N. ; Lith. & Pubd. by Lehmann & Duval Philadelphia.

U.S. Ship Pennsylvania. Charles Stewart Esq. Comr. / Drawn on stone by...

Print showing the sailing battleship Pennsylvania.

[The battle of Bunker's Hill, June 17th 1775] / [painted by J. Trumbull ; on stone by A. Hoffy]

[The battle of Bunker's Hill, June 17th 1775] / [painted by J. Trumbul...

Print shows British and American soldiers in hand-to-hand combat during the Battle of Bunker Hill; among the soldiers depicted are Major General Joseph Warren, Captain Thomas Gardner, Major Andrew McClary, Colo... more

Battle of New Orleans - January 8, 1815 / desd. on the field of battle by Hthe. Laclotte ; drawn on stone by A. Hoffy ; P.S. Duval lith. Phila.

Battle of New Orleans - January 8, 1815 / desd. on the field of battle...

Print shows a bird's-eye view of the battlefield showing troop alignments and barricades, with the river in the foreground.

General Wm. H. Harrison of Tippecanoe, Fort Meigs and the Thames / on stone by James Queen, P.S. Duval, lith., Phila.

General Wm. H. Harrison of Tippecanoe, Fort Meigs and the Thames / on ...

Print shows presidential candidate William Henry Harrison as a military leader in dress uniform holding his sword. A laurel wreath below his portrait names him as a hero of War of 1812 battles. This portrait wa... more

John Tyler, President of the United States, 1841. Born 29th day of March 1790 / from life on stone by Chs. Fenderich 1841.

John Tyler, President of the United States, 1841. Born 29th day of Mar...

Print shows John Tyler, half-length portrait, facing left; includes facsimile signature.

David Roberts R.A. / Day & Haghe lithrs. to the Queen ; drawn on stone from life by C. Baugniet, London.

David Roberts R.A. / Day & Haghe lithrs. to the Queen ; drawn on stone...

David Roberts, three-quarter length portrait, seated, facing right. Illus. in: The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt & Nubia / from drawings made on the spot by David Roberts ... ; lithographed by Louis H... more

Hen. A. Muhlenberg / drawn from life & on stone by A.C. Smith.

Hen. A. Muhlenberg / drawn from life & on stone by A.C. Smith.

Print shows Henry A. Muhlenberg, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front.

The Rev'd James Milnor D.D. rector of St. George's Church / drawn on stone by G.B. Black from a photogenic miniature by Gurney ; printed by C. Hullmandel.

The Rev'd James Milnor D.D. rector of St. George's Church / drawn on s...

Print shows the Reverend James Milnor, D.D., half-length portrait, sitting, facing front, holding book in right hand.

Henry Clay Copied from a daguerreotype portrait by Anthony, Edwards & Co. taken April 1844 / / on stone by F. Davignon ; lith. of Endicott.

Henry Clay Copied from a daguerreotype portrait by Anthony, Edwards & ...

Print showing Henry Clay, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly right, in medallion and wreath.

French millinery, dress & flower making establishment / on stone by Jas. Queen ; P.S. Duval, Lith. Phila.

French millinery, dress & flower making establishment / on stone by Ja...

Print shows a variety of bonnets on stands on a table. Includes text advertising Madame Petit's millinery store in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Andrew Jackson, 7th president of the United States / on stone by A. Newsam ; P.S. Duval, Lith. Philada.

Andrew Jackson, 7th president of the United States / on stone by A. Ne...

Print showing Andrew Jackson, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left, in ornate frame.

John Adams, 2nd President of the United States / on stone by A. Newsam ; P.S. Duval Lith., Philad'a.

John Adams, 2nd President of the United States / on stone by A. Newsam...

Print showing John Adams, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly right, in ornately framed oval.

John Adams, 2nd president of the United States / on stone by A. Newsam; P.S. Duval, lith., Philada.

John Adams, 2nd president of the United States / on stone by A. Newsam...

John Adams, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right.

James Madison - 4th President of the United States / on stone by A. Newsam ; P.S. Duval, lith., Philada.

James Madison - 4th President of the United States / on stone by A. Ne...

Print showing James Madison, bust portrait, facing right, in frame. Title from item. From series: Portraits of the Presidents. Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1846 by C.S. Williams, in the Cler... more

Thomas Jefferson, 3rd President of the United States / on stone by A. Newsam ; P.S. Duval Lith., Philad'a.

Thomas Jefferson, 3rd President of the United States / on stone by A. ...

Print showing Thomas Jefferson, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly left, in ornately framed oval.

Independent opposition day boat for New-York, & intermediate landings, from the pier foot of Hamilton-St ... The new & splendid steamer Alida ... Albany From the Mammoth Job Press of H. D. Stone [1847].

Independent opposition day boat for New-York, & intermediate landings,...

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 120, Folder 3.

[Exterior view of stone church with 'stick style' bell tower] / Richard M. Upjohn, Architect.

[Exterior view of stone church with 'stick style' bell tower] / Richar...

Exhibit loan 4105-L. Identified as All Saints Memorial Church, Navesink, N.J., built 1863-64. (Source: C.M. Greiff, 2007).

Reminiscences of a fancy dress ball, in Philadelphia, February 1850 / drawn from nat: & on stone by C. Harnisch ; P.S. Duval's steam lith. Press, Philada.

Reminiscences of a fancy dress ball, in Philadelphia, February 1850 / ...

Print shows a crowd at "Masonic Hall" during "Naylor's Grand Fancy Dress Party", a masquerade with an orchestra playing on the right as revelers mingle on the main floor and on the balconies. [Source: Library C... more

Ancient Jerus̈alem, previous to its destruction by Titus / from the original painting by G. Wunderlich ; on stone by J. Queen.

Ancient Jerus̈alem, previous to its destruction by Titus / from the or...

Title from item. Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection (Library of Congress)

[Men working in deep pit with stone wall]

[Men working in deep pit with stone wall]

This record contains unverified data from caption card.

To the citizens of Washington!!. The undersigned deems it a duty he owes to the public as well as to himself, to state that he has been proscriptively removed by Samuel Strong, the superintendent, from his situation as a stone cutter at the Capi

To the citizens of Washington!!. The undersigned deems it a duty he ow...

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 200, Folder 33.

Albany, N.Y. / on stone by Hatch & Severyn ; J.W Hill.

Albany, N.Y. / on stone by Hatch & Severyn ; J.W Hill.

Title from item. This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Hatch & Severyn.

[Lucy Stone, head-and-shoulders portrait of a woman, facing front]

[Lucy Stone, head-and-shoulders portrait of a woman, facing front]

Photographer is G. W. Bartlett, New Albany, Ind. Case: floral motif. Date and photographer from accompanying documentation in the Blackwell family papers. Forms part of: Visual materials from the Blackwell fami... more

Battle of Hermannstadt / sketched by Capt. Ed. Scheifele ; drawn on stone & lith by Schaerff & Bro. 71 Market Str. St. Louis.

Battle of Hermannstadt / sketched by Capt. Ed. Scheifele ; drawn on st...

Print showing a battle scene with Russian, Austrian, and Hungarian troops standing in formation, shooting at each other across an open field.

[Government building ("Custom House and Post Office"), Bath, Maine. Stone and iron details]
Harrison's handkerchief extracts Apollos W. Harrison No. 10 South 7th Street Philadelphia / / Alphonse Bigot del. ; designed and drawn on stone by Alphonse Bigot.

Harrison's handkerchief extracts Apollos W. Harrison No. 10 South 7th ...

Print shows a ballroom scene at a stately manor in a sylvan setting, the foreground overflowing with floral arrangements and there are two massive lampposts flanking the entrance. On the left and the right are ... more

Great attraction! Dr. James Thom, naturalist, has just arrived and is now exhibiting, on Penn. av., first door east of 7th st., his wonderful petrification of a man into stone ... [Washington, February, 1854].

Great attraction! Dr. James Thom, naturalist, has just arrived and is ...

Petrified man. 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 201, Folder 26.

Hibernian Benevolent Institution, incorporated 1833 / design and on stone by J. Queen ; P.S. Duval Lith. Philada.

Hibernian Benevolent Institution, incorporated 1833 / design and on st...

Print shows at center, beneath an eagle perched on an Irish harp, is a woman attending to a sick man as two well-dressed men enter the room; on the left are two horses and a shield above the motto "Virtue Liber... more

Scene on the Delaware River at Philada. during the severe winter of 1856 / from nature and on stone by J. Queen.

Scene on the Delaware River at Philada. during the severe winter of 18...

Print shows many people from Philadelphia ice skating on the Delaware River, possibly near the Philadelphia Navy Yard, "during the severe winter of 1856."

Bridgeport Conn. and environs, from Old Mill Hill / WS ;  drawn from nature & on stone by W. Stængel, 66 Cannon St. ; print of A. Weingartner's Lithy, 87 Fulton St. N.Y.

Bridgeport Conn. and environs, from Old Mill Hill / WS ; drawn from n...

Print showing cityscape view of Bridgeport, Connecticut from a nearby hill.

Washington National Monument proposed height in dotted lines, 485 ft. Completed, shown by dark lines, 174 ft. Stone terrace, 25 ft. high, diameter 200 ft.

Washington National Monument proposed height in dotted lines, 485 ft. ...

Print showing a drawing of Washington Monument half completed with dotted lines representing the proposed height.

The Spanish bull-fights, illustrated from original sketches made in the plazas of Madrid, Seville, Cadiz & c. Drawn from nature and on stone by Lake Price / Lake Price, Madrid.

The Spanish bull-fights, illustrated from original sketches made in th...

Title page illustration for "The Spanish bull-fights" showing people standing outside a booking office in Madrid; also shows a blind man and a beggar.

Abraham Lincoln from a portrait taken from life by Charles A. Barry, Springfield, Illinois, June 1860 / on stone by J.E. Baker ; J.H. Bufford's Lith. 313 Washington St. Boston.

Abraham Lincoln from a portrait taken from life by Charles A. Barry, S...

Print showing Abraham Lincoln, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right. Title from item. Caption continues: Mr. Barry's portrait of "Honest Abe" is a correct and striking likeness. Signed, John Wood, Govr. of... more

C.P. Stone
To President Andrew Johnson. Whereas, Andrew Johnson, President of the United States ... have recently left Washington for the City of Chicago, to participate in the ceremonies of laying the corner stone of the monument to America's favorite son

To President Andrew Johnson. Whereas, Andrew Johnson, President of the...

Printed on Satin.; On verso: File.; President Johnson did not visit Memphis on his "Swing Around the Circle" tour, August 28 to September 15, 1866. Papers of Andrew Jackson, vol. 11, Appendix 3. Available also... more

Battlefield of Bull Run, ruins of the stone bridge

Battlefield of Bull Run, ruins of the stone bridge

No. B1130. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Map of the positions of the Fourth Alabama Regt. during the battle of Stone Bridge /

Map of the positions of the Fourth Alabama Regt. during the battle of ...

Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 564.8 Accompanied by fact sheet (1 leaf ; 28 x 22 cm.) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault

Member of the 6th Ky. i.e. Kentucky Louisville Legion near Stone i.e. Stones River, Murfreesboro, Nov. 6, 1862

Member of the 6th Ky. i.e. Kentucky Louisville Legion near Stone i.e. ...

Title from item (on back of sheet). Code on mat (source unverified): I-20. Forms part of the Adolph Metzner American Civil War Collection at the Library of Congress. Forms part of the Documentary Drawing filin... more

[Soldier standing at graves of Federal soldiers, along stone fence, at Burnside Bridge, Antietam, Maryland]

[Soldier standing at graves of Federal soldiers, along stone fence, at...

Civil War Photograph Collection (Library of Congress). LC-B815-585.

Battlefield of Bull Run. Stone house on Warrenton Pike

Battlefield of Bull Run. Stone house on Warrenton Pike

Photograph shows a stone house on a hill above the battlefield at Bull Run.

Stone church, Centreville, Va. / by Barnard & Gibson, March 1862.

Stone church, Centreville, Va. / by Barnard & Gibson, March 1862.

Photograph shows a view looking up the roadway with the stone church on the right, other buildings on both sides of the roadway, and a few soldiers in the foreground.

Battlefield of Bull Run, ruins of the stone bridge

Battlefield of Bull Run, ruins of the stone bridge

No. 4228. Title from item. Illus. in: E468.7 .G2, Gardner's photographic sketch book of the war / Alexander Gardner. Washington, D.C. : Philp & Solomons, [c1866], v. 1, no. 7. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Ruins of Stone Bridge, Bull Run / negative by Barnard & Gibson ; positive by A Gardner.

Ruins of Stone Bridge, Bull Run / negative by Barnard & Gibson ; posit...

Illustration showing ruins of a stone bridge which was destroyed to prevent pursuit by Confederate troops. Illus. in: Gardner's photographic sketch book of the war / Alexander Gardner. Washington, D.C. : Philp... more

[Private William Stone of Co. D, 2nd South Carolina Cavalry Regiment, in uniform] / Rees.

[Private William Stone of Co. D, 2nd South Carolina Cavalry Regiment, ...

Photograph shows identified soldier. Title devised by Library staff. Case: Leather; geometric design. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2014; (DLC/PP 2014:202) More information about this collection is available at http:/... more