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Britons! Your country needs you / Printed by Saunders & Cullingham, 2 & 3 Burgon Street, Carter Lane, London, E.C.

Britons! Your country needs you / Printed by Saunders & Cullingham, 2 ...

Poster showing map of British Isles behind text. Poster no. 23. Wt. 8936. 50M. 1632/12/14. Title from item.

[Street scene in İzmir, Turkey]

[Street scene in İzmir, Turkey]

Illus. in: Thesaurus exoticurum / Everhardo Gvernero Happelio. Hamburg : T. von Wiering ..., 1688, section 2, p. 205.

The massacre perpetrated in King Street Boston on March 5th 1770, ...

The massacre perpetrated in King Street Boston on March 5th 1770, ...

Print shows British troops firing on citizens in Boston. Title from item. Caption continues: in which Messrs Saml. Gray, Saml. Maverick, James Caldwell, Crispus Attucks, Patrick Carr were killed, six other woun... more

New York, May 11, 1774. The mechanicks of this city are requested to meet, this evening, at 7 o'clock, at the house of David Philipse, in Horse and Cart street, on business of the utmost importance. [New York: Printed by John Holt, 1774].

New York, May 11, 1774. The mechanicks of this city are requested to m...

Evans 13490.; On verso: S; May 11, 1774. 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 106, Folder 5a.

Recantations of Robert Hooper, John Pedrick, Robert Hooper, Jun, George M’Call, Richard Reed and Henry Sanders In Committee of Sayety. Cambridge, May 4, 1775 … Printed and sold in Queen Street [1775].

Recantations of Robert Hooper, John Pedrick, Robert Hooper, Jun, Georg...

Photographic reproduction.; Not in Evans.; Stamped on verso: Mss Division.; On verso: Ac. 373. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in ... more

The American crisis (No. 1) By the author of Common sense. [Boston] Sold opposite the court house Queen Street [1776].

The American crisis (No. 1) By the author of Common sense. [Boston] So...

Positive Photostat.; Not in Evans.; Title.; Stamped on verso: 595. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Pri... more

Amusement for John Bull & his cousin Paddy, or, the gambols of the American buffalo, in St. James's Street

Amusement for John Bull & his cousin Paddy, or, the gambols of the Ame...

Print shows several ministers helping themselves to fishes and loaves that have spilled from a fishwife's basket which was upset by a rampaging "American Buffalo"; among those depicted are the Duke of Portland,... more

--Cater ... an amateur of music well known at the Queen's Arms concert in Newgate Street / J.N. 1784 ; etched by J. Nixon.

--Cater ... an amateur of music well known at the Queen's Arms concert...

Print shows an elderly man sitting on a bench, holding a violin, with a music stand in front of him.

Lately re-printed, and to be sold by Joseph Chukshank, on the North-Side of Market Street, between Second and third Streets, Philadelphia, an account of the life of that ancient servant of Jesus Christ, John Richardson, giving a r elation of man

Lately re-printed, and to be sold by Joseph Chukshank, on the North-Si...

Imprint 3.; Not in Evans. 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 146, Folder 24.

Street walkers / RST ; etch'd by B. Smith.

Street walkers / RST ; etch'd by B. Smith.

Cartoon shows a well dressed man wearing large hat, possibly George Hanger, walking at the corner of Bond Street and Piccadilly, there he meets the gaze of a fashionably dressed young woman, a prostitute(?), al... more

A Draught of ten lots of ground in the northern liberties of the city of Philadelphia, surveyed the 28th August 1787, beginning at a bridge on the old York Road, N. 2⁰. W. 36 3/4 perches up said road to a corner of Beech Street, thence up said street N. 85⁰. W. 27 perches to a corner of land formerly Edward Roberts'; thence by said land S. 1⁰. E. 45 perches to Peggs Run, thence down said run, N. 78⁰. E. 28 perches to the place of beginning.

A Draught of ten lots of ground in the northern liberties of the city ...

Scale ca. 1:650. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Mounted on cloth and paper backing with reinforced edges. Imperfect: Margin deteriorated and torn. Cadastral map. Includes "Annexed coloured plan," ca. 1... more

An east view of the meeting house in Hollis Street, Boston, now erecting on the ruins of one lately destroyed by fire / C. Bulfinch delin. ; Vallance sc.

An east view of the meeting house in Hollis Street, Boston, now erecti...

Title from item. Illus. in: The Columbian magazine, or, Monthly miscellany. Philadelphia : Printed for Seddon, Spotswood, Cist, and Trenchard, 1788 April, opp. p. 175. Stauffer, 3341 Published in: The American ... more

Military laboratory, at No. 34, Dock street near the Drawbridge, Philadelphia: where owners and commanders of armed vessels may be supplied, for either the use of small arms or cannon, at the shortest notice, with every species of military store

Military laboratory, at No. 34, Dock street near the Drawbridge, Phila...

Not in Evans.; On verso: MC #09-82-038.321 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 147, Folder 9a.

[Map of Carrollsburg showing its street and lot system with the later streets and lots of Washington D.C. superimposed] /

[Map of Carrollsburg showing its street and lot system with the later ...

Cadastral map showing lot and block numbers. Carrollsburg shown in red, Washington in green. India ink and watercolor. Soiled, missing small sections along edges, and mounted on cloth backing. Includes text and... more

An east view of the new meeting house in Hollis Street, Boston / S. Hill sc.

An east view of the new meeting house in Hollis Street, Boston / S. Hi...

Print shows a perspective view of the front and side of the Hollis Street Church, Boston, Massachusetts.

Charles C. Watson. taylor and habit-maker No. 93, Second street, between Chestnut and Walnut-streets. Philadelphia. March 28, 1792. [Philadelphia] Printed by Johnston and Justice. [1792].

Charles C. Watson. taylor and habit-maker No. 93, Second street, betwe...

Not in Evans. 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 148, Folder 8a.

5th plan, from 7th east to 13th Street and G Street south to East Capitol Street : [S.E. Washington D.C.].

5th plan, from 7th east to 13th Street and G Street south to East Capi...

Partial cadastral map showing block numbers, outline of pre-existing landholding, and lots tinted in different colors. Covers area bounded by East Capitol, 13th, G, and 7th streets S.E. Title from handwritten (... more

Dr. Benjamin Franklin / engrav'd by P.R. Maverick, 65 Liberty Street.

Dr. Benjamin Franklin / engrav'd by P.R. Maverick, 65 Liberty Street.

Print shows Benjamin Franklin, head-and-shoulders portrait, wearing fur hat and spectacles, facing left, in oval tied with a ribbon at top and festooned with ivy. Title from item. Published in: The American Rev... more

High-change in Bond Street, - ou- la Politesse du Grande Monde / Js. Gy d: et fect.

High-change in Bond Street, - ou- la Politesse du Grande Monde / Js. G...

Fashionably dressed pedestrians on Bond Street. In the foreground, five men crowd a woman and girl off the sidewalk as they leer at them. The women, seen from the back, are oddly dressed. In the background, thr... more

The caneing in Conduit Street. Dedicated to the flag officers of the British Navy

The caneing in Conduit Street. Dedicated to the flag officers of the B...

Caricature showing a stout naval officer attacked by Lord Camelford, who says, "Give me satisfction, rascal! Draw your sword..." Captain Vancouver replies, "Murder! Murder! ..." The print may reflect the growin... more

16th plan from E Street south to W and from 3d west to 4th Street east : [Washington D.C.].

16th plan from E Street south to W and from 3d west to 4th Street east...

Cadastral map showing unidentified tinted lots, lot numbers and dimensions, and block numbers. Covers area bounded by Anacostia River, S.W. W, S.W. 3rd, S.W./S.E. D, and S.E. 4th streets. Title from handwritten... more

[Manuscript map of Seventeenth Street N.W. between E Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington D.C.].

[Manuscript map of Seventeenth Street N.W. between E Street and Pennsy...

Partial cadastral map showing lot lines, lot and block numbers, and dimensions. Title devised by cataloger. At top in ink: Presidents Square. Pen-and-ink with additions in lead pencil. Watermark: U S [word uncl... more

[Cutler Street, Houndsditch]

[Cutler Street, Houndsditch]

Kennedy, 292 (second state). Coll. marks: Howard Mansfield (Lugt 1342) and H. G. Whittemore (Lugt 1384a). Title and other information from Beall. American prints in the Library of Congress : a catalog of the co... more

The bloody massacre perpetrated in King Street Boston on March 5th 1770 by a party of the 29th Regt. / engrav'd, printed & sold by Paul Revere, Boston.

The bloody massacre perpetrated in King Street Boston on March 5th 177...

Print shows British troops firing on a group of citizens on a street in Boston, Massachusetts, with the Royal Custom House known as "Butcher's Hall" on the right, the First Church and Town House in the backgrou... more

To be performed at the Brattle Street Church on Wednesday, February 19, 1800 Ode I. From Vernon's Mount behold the Hero rise! ... Ode II. That matchless form which aw'd the world ... [Boston] From the Chronicle-Press by R. Rhoades. [1800].

To be performed at the Brattle Street Church on Wednesday, February 19...

Positive Photostat.; Verse.; Washington, George.; Odes on his deatg.; Not in Ford. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printe... more

[Map of B Street Sewer and associated ponds, Washington D.C.].

[Map of B Street Sewer and associated ponds, Washington D.C.].

Pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor. Includes cross-section of sewer, ponds, and associated masonry structures. Soiled, torn, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web sit... more

[High Street, Brussels]

[High Street, Brussels]

Kennedy, 358 (second state). Signed with butterfly on plate and in pencil. Coll. marks: H. G. Whittemore (Lugt suppl. 1384a) and Howard Mansfield (Lugt 1342). Title and other information from Beall. American pr... more

Lane from Road Street, Georgetown, to Barnards house and lands binding thereon : [Washington D.C.].

Lane from Road Street, Georgetown, to Barnards house and lands binding...

Cadastral survey map showing landowners' names. Relief shown by hachures. Title from verso. Alternate title at upper right: Barnard & others. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Soiled and mounted on cloth backing. In... more

[Hansom cab, Wimpole Street]

[Hansom cab, Wimpole Street]

Kennedy, 286. Signed with butterfly on plate, in pencil, and on verso. Pencil note on verso: 1st proof, butterfly imp. Coll. marks: H. G. Whittemore (Lugt suppl. 1384a); Howard Mansfield (Lugt 1342). Title and ... more

Travelers! tourists!! railroad men !!! Dinsmore's new and complete American railroad and steam navigation guide and route book ... Price 25 cents .... Dinsmore & Co., Publishers. No. 8 Spruce Street, New-York. For sale everywhere.

Travelers! tourists!! railroad men !!! Dinsmore's new and complete Ame...

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 122, Folder 21.

Thermo lamp. This recent, extraordinary, and celebrated discovery, was exhibited, on Monday evening last, at the Columbian Museum ... The next exhibition ... will take place at the Museum, No. 80, Greenwich street, to-morrow evening, at 6 o'cloc

Thermo lamp. This recent, extraordinary, and celebrated discovery, was...

2101 E 7 29 My 46.; Rec. 6-21-46.; $10,00.; On verso: 2101E7 29 My 46. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera... more

Francis Pic, in the rear of Colonel Gamble's store, on the Main Street, just arrived from Philadelphia, takes the liberty of informing the ladies and gentlemen of Richmond that he has for sale, an elegant assortment of millinery ... Richmond May

Francis Pic, in the rear of Colonel Gamble's store, on the Main Street...

Imprint 2.; Millinery. 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 181, Folder 16.

The late theatre in Chestnut Street, Philadelphia. Destroy'd by Fire in 1820

The late theatre in Chestnut Street, Philadelphia. Destroy'd by Fire i...

Drawn & Published by W. Birch near Bristol, 1804. Gilbert Fox Aquafortus. Dated on plate. Restrike. LC, 43546. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Geogr.; Theaters; Ar... more

To rent, a three story house, on the main street in this City, few doors from the Courthouse. This house is well calculated to accomodate a genteel family, and is in complete repair. The terms may be known by application to John Beale. Richmond,

To rent, a three story house, on the main street in this City, few doo...

Imprint 2. 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 181, Folder 21.

[House ("Tudor Place") for Thomas and Martha Custis Peter, 1644 31st Street, N.W., Georgetown, Washington, D.C. Floor plan and sketched elevation]

[House ("Tudor Place") for Thomas and Martha Custis Peter, 1644 31st S...

Reference copy available in LOT 4249 (R). Conservation control number 8.99.815.14

Schuylkill Bridge, High Street, Philadelphia

Schuylkill Bridge, High Street, Philadelphia

Print shows view of the Schuylkill Bridge with an inset showing the bridge covered. Title from item.

[House ("Tudor Place") for Thomas and Martha Custis Peter, 1644 31st Street, N.W., Georgetown, Washington, D.C. Floor plan with sketches]

[House ("Tudor Place") for Thomas and Martha Custis Peter, 1644 31st S...

Reference copy available in LOT 4249 (R). Conservation control number 8.99.815.13

Graduation of 17th Street West shewing the continuation of the War Office drain : [Washington D.C.] /

Graduation of 17th Street West shewing the continuation of the War Off...

Longitudinal section. Oriented with north to the left. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Watermark: 1804. Mounted on cloth backing. Includes notes and cross-section of drain. Available also through the Library of Con... more

Schuylkill Bridge High Street Philadelphia / [drawn by W. Birch ; engraved by S. Seymour].

Schuylkill Bridge High Street Philadelphia / [drawn by W. Birch ; engr...

Print shows a view of the Schuylkill Bridge at High Street, Philadelphia, with exposed frame structure prior to being enclosed; insert at bottom center shows a view of the bridge as covered. On the left, a man ... more

Regulating and paving streets. Proposals in writing, will be received at the office of the street commissioner, in the City-Hall, until Thursday, the 6th of November, for the following purposes, viz ... [Signed] John S. Hunn, Street- Commissione

Regulating and paving streets. Proposals in writing, will be received ...

Imprint 2. 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 113, Folder 22.

Sale at auction [Woodcut] on Friday the 2nd day of October next, will be sold without reserve, at the lumber house lately occupied by Messers. Wm. Mackenzie & Co. on the cross street leading to Shockoe warehouse ... Taylor & Brown, V. M's. [Rich

Sale at auction [Woodcut] on Friday the 2nd day of October next, will ...

Imprint 3.; Auction. 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 182, Folder 6.

[Blank book plates sold by James P. Parke. No. 75 Chestnut Street 8 to a page].

[Blank book plates sold by James P. Parke. No. 75 Chestnut Street 8 to...

Two printings of same item on single folded sheet. 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... more

Francis Piatti, respectfully informs his friends, and the public in general, that he has for sale at his store, on the Main Street, at the corner of the street leading-to Coutts's Ferry below the market house, a general assortment of groceries .

Francis Piatti, respectfully informs his friends, and the public in ge...

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 182, Folder 24.

Five hundred dollars reward. Proclamation, by the deputy-mayor of the City of New York. Whereas there is reason to apprehend that the fire on Wednesday night, the 1st instant, in Cheapside Street, was the effect of design ... offer a reward of f

Five hundred dollars reward. Proclamation, by the deputy-mayor of the ...

2101 F 26 29 My 46.; Rec. 6-21-46.; $10.00.; On verso: 2101E26 29 My 46. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemer... more

Architectural drawing for a house for John Markoe, near 9th Street and Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Architectural drawing for a house for John Markoe, near 9th Street and...

Working drawing showing vestibule doors, moldings, and hardware as plans, elevations, sections, and details; rendering. UNIT title devised. City, building name, and client's first name from O'Gorman's Drawing t... more

To farmers, and others disposed to settle on new lands ... [Signed] William Poyntell. Walnut Street, between 7th and 8th streets, Philadelphia. [Philadelphia 1809-1811.

To farmers, and others disposed to settle on new lands ... [Signed] Wi...

Wm. Poyntell was living on Walnut St. 1809 1810, 1811 His widow on Spruce St. 1812, 1813 1814. Prior to 1809 he lived on Second St. & Chestnut St.; Title.; Imprint 2. Available also through the Library of Congr... more

Books published and sold by W. W. Woodward No. 52 South Second, the corner of Chestnut Street, Philadelphia. February 1810.

Books published and sold by W. W. Woodward No. 52 South Second, the co...

Positive Photostat. 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 151, Folder 16.

Sales at auction. on Monday, the 3rd, September. will be sold, a valuable three story house and lot, situate on the North side of the Main Street, and near the Court House. Terms will be made known, on the day of sale. Foster & Satchell, Auc'rs

Sales at auction. on Monday, the 3rd, September. will be sold, a valua...

Imprint 2.; Auction.; on folder : M.C. # 09-82-038.374 Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Epheme... more

[Perspective view of Broad Street in Charleston, South Carolina, with St. Michaels Church at right center]

[Perspective view of Broad Street in Charleston, South Carolina, with ...

Title from item. Watermark: AMIES & Co; also a dove with olive branch on the right margin. Philadelphia Print Shop Inventory, no. 99. (DLC/PP-1995:140.99). Forms part of: John Rubens Smith collection (Library o... more

[View of the city of Charleston, S.C., with a mansion, the Nathaniel Rusell House on Meeting Street at center, surrounded by smaller residences and First Scots Presbyterian Church at right]

[View of the city of Charleston, S.C., with a mansion, the Nathaniel R...

Title devised by Library staff. Includes puncture holes around edges where paper was fastened to a board. Preliminary perspective sketch on verso. Watermark: AMIES & Co; also a dove with olive branch on the lef... more

The battle of Plattsburg. Tune… Banks of the Dee. Together with the Siege of Plattsburg, sung in the character of a black sailor-- Tune, --"Boyn-Tater." Boston. Printed and sold by Nathaniel Coverly No. 16 Milk Street [1814]

The battle of Plattsburg. Tune… Banks of the Dee. Together with the Si...

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 50, Folder 14.

Sellers & Pennock 231 High Street Philadelphia

Sellers & Pennock 231 High Street Philadelphia

Print shows an advertisement for Sellers & Pennock showing several men operating a firehose water-pumping machine. Title from item. Caption continues: Patent rivet hose, fire bucket and hydraulion manufacturers... more

Take notice. The trustees of Point Pleasant Market, take this method to inform the butchers and others that they have completed the Market-House, (situate at the inter-section of Frankford Road and Maiden Street, in the Northern Liberties,) and

Take notice. The trustees of Point Pleasant Market, take this method t...

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 152, Folder 12.

Market Street, Lynn, Mass., as it appeared in 1820.

Market Street, Lynn, Mass., as it appeared in 1820.

LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 306 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Indexed for points of interest. AACR2: 651/1

Impediments of speech. Mr. & Mrs. Chapman's institution for the cure of impediments of speech. No. 187 Pine street, Philadelphia. continues open for the reception of those ladies and gentlemen, who are oppressed with any kind of hesitancy, stutt

Impediments of speech. Mr. & Mrs. Chapman's institution for the cure o...

Title.; Imprint 2. 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 152, Folder 36.

Funeral thoughts, excited by the death of John Adams and Thos. Jefferson, on the fourth of July, 1826, the jubilee of independence ... Boston. Howe & Norton, printers, 14 State Street [1826].

Funeral thoughts, excited by the death of John Adams and Thos. Jeffers...

Imprint 3.; Jefferson, Thomas.; Adams, John. 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 54, Folder 2.

Anniversary of the Cambridgeport musical choir. Thursday evening Oct. 26, 1826. J. B. Clough, Custom-house street [1826].

Anniversary of the Cambridgeport musical choir. Thursday evening Oct. ...

Imprint 2. 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 54, Folder 5.

Washington monument [Baltimore] Printed by James Young, 114 West Baltimore Street [183-?].

Washington monument [Baltimore] Printed by James Young, 114 West Balti...

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 29, Folder 41.

Celebration of American independence by the Boston Sabbath School Union, at Park Street Church, July 4, 1831. Order of exercise.

Celebration of American independence by the Boston Sabbath School Unio...

Photograph.; Includes first publication of America.; America.; Verse.; Fourth of July celebration.; On verso: Original in Library of Williams College. Received Feb. 20, 1933. Ac. 4573. Available also through ... more

The board of managers of the Washington national monument society to the American people ... New York. Oliver & Brother, Printers 89 Nassau Street [1835?].

The board of managers of the Washington national monument society to t...

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 118, Folder 24.

[Cut] Our countrymen in chains! By J. G. Whittier. [New York] Sold at the Anti-Slavery office. 144 Nassau street. [1837].

[Cut] Our countrymen in chains! By J. G. Whittier. [New York] Sold at ...

At top of page a cut of a slave in chains with the caption. Am I not a man and a brother?.; On verso: 90-og 13 Je 51; 2-87-261.17; 2-94-220.54; onx/o. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in... more

The plot exposed! or, Abolitionism, Fanny Wright, and the Whig party! The following sermon, delivered at the African church in Church Street, by the Rev. Moses Parkes, a colored preacher from Canterbury, Conn, drew from Miss Desdamont the letter

The plot exposed! or, Abolitionism, Fanny Wright, and the Whig party! ...

Desdamont, Fanny Wight.; Parkes, Moses. 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 56, Folder 35.

An exploring expedition on the Canal Street plan / The exploring expedition at the South Pole, waiting for stores

An exploring expedition on the Canal Street plan / The exploring exped...

Print satirizes Charles Wilkes' United States Exploring Expedition, which left in August 1838. The upper left vignette shows Wilkes in a rowboat with scientists who use a transit or telescope to see fauna. The ... more

Henry Russell / R. Street pinxt. ; R. Street lith.

Henry Russell / R. Street pinxt. ; R. Street lith.

Print shows Henry Russell, half-length portrait, facing slightly right, with right hand resting on piano keyboard, open sheet music in the foreground and a shipwreck on storm tossed waves in the background. Inc... more

To be exhibited in Chesnut Street, Philadelphia, below Tenth Street, from Oct. 8th until Oct. 20th, 1838, ... the gigantic giraffe

To be exhibited in Chesnut Street, Philadelphia, below Tenth Street, f...

Broadside illustrated with 2 giraffes, gensbock and eland. No ref. copy. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Circus; Animals; Posters.

Members of the Perseverance fire company, of Washington - for 1840. Gideon printer, Ninth street.

Members of the Perseverance fire company, of Washington - for 1840. Gi...

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 197, Folder 14.

Bunker Hill convention. All persons who propose to join the Harrison procession from Medford, to attend the Whig Convention at Bunker Hill, on the 10th of September, are requested to call at the Harrison Reading Room, in High Street, in the cour

Bunker Hill convention. All persons who propose to join the Harrison p...

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 57, Folder 3.

[Main street of the town of Ōmihachiman, Japan]

[Main street of the town of Ōmihachiman, Japan]

Shijo school sketch showing a warehouse in the foreground with inns further down the street. Title devised by Library staff. Information from exhibit website: http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/ukiyo-e. Illus. in: Sha... more

List of members of the Howard Fire Company for 1841. Bull & Tuttle, Job printers No. 7 North Gay Street.

List of members of the Howard Fire Company for 1841. Bull & Tuttle, Jo...

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 30, Folder 22.

High Street, with the First Presbyterian church Philadelphia. Taken down in 1820 / designed & published by W. Birch enamel painter, 1800.

High Street, with the First Presbyterian church Philadelphia. Taken do...

Print shows a street view with the High Street marketplace on the left and the First Presbyterian Church on the right, with pedestrians on the sidewalk and service carts on the cobblestone street. Title from it... more

An unfinished house, in Chesnut Street Philadelphia. Built for the late Robert Morris Esqr. / designed & published by W. Birch enamel painter, 1800 ; republished by Desilver 1841.

An unfinished house, in Chesnut Street Philadelphia. Built for the lat...

Print shows a street view of a large house under construction beyond two trees in the foreground; also shows pedestrians and, arriving on the left, a workman carrying a ladder. Title from item. Inscribed in pen... more

[North side of Chestnut Street, between Second Street and Third Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania]

[North side of Chestnut Street, between Second Street and Third Street...

Attributed to William Y. McAllister. Case: plain leather double case; pressure sensitive label attached to case: 22/23. Housed in case with DAG no. 1277. Printed on paper label on back of case: William Y. McAll... more

[North side of Chestnut Street, below Second Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania]

[North side of Chestnut Street, below Second Street, Philadelphia, Pen...

Attributed to William G. Mason. Signs include: Refrigerators, John Gibson, Wines and Liquors, Hotel. In frame with gold leaf around window opening. Paper label on back of frame: Chestnut Street - North side be... more

[North side of Chestnut Street, between Second Street and Third Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania]

[North side of Chestnut Street, between Second Street and Third Street...

In frame with gold leaf around window opening. Paper label on back of frame: North side of Chestnut Street between 2nd & 3rd Streets. Daguerreotype view taken by Mr. Wm. G. Mason. Presented by him to John McAll... more

[North side of Chestnut Street, below Second Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania]

[North side of Chestnut Street, below Second Street, Philadelphia, Pen...

Attributed to William Y. McAllister. Case: plain leather double case; pressure sensitive label attached to case: 22/23. Housed in case with DAG no. 1276. Printed on paper label on back of case: William Y. McAll... more

[John McAllister, Jr., full-length portrait, seated in a chair, outdoors on the roof of 48 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia]

[John McAllister, Jr., full-length portrait, seated in a chair, outdoo...

Written on paper label on back of case: J. McAllister jr 1843 taken by W.Y.M. on the roof of old 48. Written on paper label on the side of the case: J. McAllister by W.Y.M. Case: frame design with leaf motif in... more

Dr. T. G. Clinton respectfully issues this notice of his desire to practice medicine in portion of Washington City, 12th street, near Maryland Avenue. June, 1843.

Dr. T. G. Clinton respectfully issues this notice of his desire to pra...

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 197, Folder 30.

[No. 46 to No. 52, Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania]

[No. 46 to No. 52, Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania]

Signs on buildings include: Walking Canes, McAllister, McAllister & Son, W.G. Mason Engraver, A.J. McDuffee. In frame with gold leaf around window opening. Paper label on back of frame: View of houses No. 46 to... more

[Southwest view of Sanderson's Franklin House, Chestnut Street, Philadelphia]

[Southwest view of Sanderson's Franklin House, Chestnut Street, Philad...

Title devised by Library staff. Philadelphia Print Shop Inventory, no. 628. (DLC/PP-1993:212.34). Forms part of: John Rubens Smith Collection (Library of Congress). Exhibited: "American Treasures" at the Librar... more

The Central colored Presbyterian church of Philadelphia, worshipping at the present time in Einghth near Carpenter Street, respectfully appeal to a generous public for aid, in erecting a house of worship ... Philadelphia, November 14, 1844.

The Central colored Presbyterian church of Philadelphia, worshipping a...

On verso: 50. 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 154, Folder 23.

Miss D. Y. Emerson; will commence the Spring term of her school; on Monday April 8th, in Buttrick's block 3d door Market Street ... Lowell, March 13, 1844.

Miss D. Y. Emerson; will commence the Spring term of her school; on Mo...

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 58, Folder 15.

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