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Le tombeau de Voltaire / L.V. inv. ; C.M. sculp.

Le tombeau de Voltaire / L.V. inv. ; C.M. sculp.

Print shows the continents of Europe, Asia, Africa, and America personified, respectively, as d'Alembert, Catherine II, Prince Oronoco, and Benjamin Franklin; they are about to honor the tomb of Voltaire when t... more

The extermination of Tammany with a straight Republican ticket / F. Opper.

The extermination of Tammany with a straight Republican ticket / F. Op...

Print shows a tableau painting showing Whitelaw Reid subduing the Tammany Tiger with a broken knife labeled "Straight Rep. Ticket" is being displayed on a stage; Thomas C. Platt, standing on the left, is admiri... more

Orpheus and Euridice / Knowlton, Photo.

Orpheus and Euridice / Knowlton, Photo.

Photograph showing a man and woman posing as bronze statues on a pedestal. 26246 U.S. Copyright Office. Part title and collective title from item. "Library of Congress Copyright May 21 1895 City of Washington" ... more

The tableaux at Coon Corners

The tableaux at Coon Corners

Caricature of African American people putting on show. Color lithograph copyrighted by Keppler & Schwarzmann. Illus. in: Puck, 1897 Dec. 8, p. 16. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

One reason in four tableaux / Ehrhart.

One reason in four tableaux / Ehrhart.

Illustration shows four scenes related to New York City residents: in the upper left, "August in Madison Ave." showing the well-to-do leaving town to beat the summer heat; in the upper right, "August in Mulliga... more

The martyred presidents /

The martyred presidents /

This film is difficult to classify. It opens on a scene showing a mourner with bowed head sitting in front of what appears to be a tombstone. Shortly afterwards, the face of Abraham Lincoln and then of two othe... more

Jack and the beanstalk /

Jack and the beanstalk /

From Edison films catalog: A grand spectacular performance in nine scenes and one tableau, illustrating the most popular fairy story ever written.... From this very simple and popular fairy tale we have produce... more

On the beach

On the beach

Two girls wearing bathing clothing, posed in front of beach backdrop. H21477 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by the Ullman Mfg. Co., New York.

Living pictures

Living pictures

Four previously released films, posed by artists and representing well-known works of art. Each film, comprised of two "living pictures" is shown as it would have appeared live in vaudeville theaters of the ti... more

At Mrs. Astor's society tableaux

At Mrs. Astor's society tableaux

Five women in front of building, New York City. Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress). Caption card tracings: Upper classes 19... more

Tableaux, Treasury Wash., D.C.  (Suff. Pageant)

Tableaux, Treasury Wash., D.C. (Suff. Pageant)

Photograph taken in front of the Treasury Building at the Woman Suffrage Parade in Washington, D.C., March 3, 1913.

Suffragette tableau on steps of U. S. Treasury

Suffragette tableau on steps of U. S. Treasury

Photograph shows suffragettes, young girls carrying ballons, running down the steps of the U. S. Treasury towards three awaiting women. Copyright 1913 by American Press Association. Copyright registration title... more

Mrs. J.R. Livermore arriving for Astor tableaux. 1914. New York?

Mrs. J.R. Livermore arriving for Astor tableaux. 1914. New York?

Title and other information transcribed from unverified, old caption card data and item. George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress). Caption card tracings: Shelf.

Exposition de tableaux de maîtres contemporains . . . vente au profit de l'oeuvre du soldat blessé ou malade. Galerie Georges Bernheim

Exposition de tableaux de maîtres contemporains . . . vente au profit ...

A wounded soldier relaxing in an easy chair. Translation of title: Exhibition of paintings by contemporary masters . . . A sale on behalf of the association for relief to wounded or ailing soldiers. Galerie Ge... more

Exposition de tableaux de maîtres modernes . . . vente au profit de l'oeuvre le vêtement du prisonnier de guerre. Galerie Georges   Bernheim

Exposition de tableaux de maîtres modernes . . . vente au profit de l'...

A French soldier (possibly Poulbot) in a prison camp sketching as he watches the other prisoners unload packages, presumably of clothing, as the German guards watch them. Translation of title: Exhibition of pa... more

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