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America triumphant and Britannia in distress

America triumphant and Britannia in distress

Allegorical patriotic scene. Detail of engraved frontispiece. Illus. in: Abraham Weatherwise's Town and Country Almanack for 1782 (Boston, 1781). Reference copy may be in SSF - AMERICA (SYMBOL). This record con... more

[Title page engraved vignette: allegory of America resting her shield to engage in art, education, agriculture, and naval commerce]

[Title page engraved vignette: allegory of America resting her shield ...

Engraving by Thackara & Vallance - C.W. Peale, del't. Illus. in: Title page of The Universal Asylum and Columbian Magazine for 1790. vol. V. Philadelphia. Ref. copy may be in SSF (Gr). This record contains unve... more

[Title page of The Poetical Works of John Trumbull, Hartford, 1820, illustrated with man with bow and arrows, woman, with Liberty cap on pole, boy with sword, and sea serpent.]

[Title page of The Poetical Works of John Trumbull, Hartford, 1820, il...

/ E Tisdale, del.; W.H. Bassett fc. Engraving by W.H. Bassett after drawing by E. Tisdale. Illus. in: The Poetical Works of John Trumbull, Hartford, 1820. Ref. copy may be in SSF (Gr) - PATRIOTISM 1820. This re... more

Funeral thoughts, excited by the death of John Adams and Thos. Jefferson on the Fourth of July, 1826, the jubilee of independence

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

Broadside publ. in Boston following the deaths of John Adams and Thomas Jefferson, July 4, 1826. Reference copy may be in PRES FILE - Adams, John This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Cap... more

Retreat from Long Island N.Y., Aug. 29, 1776

Retreat from Long Island N.Y., Aug. 29, 1776

George Washington and others on horseback, men in boats and moving equipment. Engraving by Henry Bryan Hall, of drawing by McNevin, entered 1856 by G.P. Putnam & Co., N.Y. This record contains unverified, old d... more

En route for Harper's Ferry

En route for Harper's Ferry

John Brown, 1800-1859. Wood engraving by Porte Crayon. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, 1859 Nov. 26, p. 756. Reference copy may be in Biog. File. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption... more

Lord Howe evacuating Boston March 1776

Lord Howe evacuating Boston March 1776

Engraving by J. Godfrey after M.A. Wageman. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: US History Revolution, 1775-1783 Campaigns & battles; Massachusetts; Shelf.

Richmond has fallen - The Bubble Burst

Richmond has fallen - The Bubble Burst

Music cover. LOT subdivision subject: Civil War - Miscellaneous. Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Engraved and del. by H.F. Greene. Caption card tracings: Artists, Publ. Index... more

Battle of Antietam - Taking of the Bridge on Antietam Creek

Battle of Antietam - Taking of the Bridge on Antietam Creek

This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: US History Civil War, 1861-1865; Shelf. Maryland.

No accommodations!

No accommodations!

Southern congressman elect telling clerk of the House of Representatives that he would like to secure his old seat. The clerk replies that he is very sorry, but we can not accommodate you. Illus. in: Harper's w... more

Mending the family kettle

Mending the family kettle

Andrew Johnson holds a leaking kettle, labeled "The Reconstructed South", towards a woman representing liberty and Columbia, carrying a baby representing the newly approved 14th Constitutional Amendment. Illus.... more

"As yet, I have found no difficulty in standing upon my own platform"

"As yet, I have found no difficulty in standing upon my own platform"

A puzzling caricature, probably dealing with Reconstruction under Andrew Johnson's administration. The work is quite crudely drawn. An acrobat, with mustache and sideburns and wearing a jester's cap, holds in ... more

Incident in war for the union / Painted by Alonzo Chappel.

Incident in war for the union / Painted by Alonzo Chappel.

Cover(?) of History of the United States, showing men, women, and children traveling with soldiers, wagons, oxen, and horses.

Ignis fatuus / Th. Nast.

Ignis fatuus / Th. Nast.

Print shows men lurking in a swamp at nighttime; one man slices a poster entitled "Military Bill" with a knife; one man wears a hat that says "Ex-CSA"; snakes laugh in the foreground; and a will o' the wisp con... more

Slavery is dead(?) / Th Nast.

Slavery is dead(?) / Th Nast.

Two illustrations showing: Slave being sold as punishment for crime, before Emancipation Proclamation; and African-American being whipped as punishment for crime in 1866. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1867 Jan. 12, p. 24.

Southern justice and the president's veto of the military government bill / Th. Nast.

Southern justice and the president's veto of the military government b...

Prints show a statue of a snake-haired man wearing a toga with a CSA belt holding a scale tipping in favor of the south; the unjust results of trials involving southerners and northerners; and depictions of atr... more

Reconstruction, manufactured of the best vuelta abajo tobacco

Reconstruction, manufactured of the best vuelta abajo tobacco

Tobacco label showing female personifications of North and South shaking hands.

Extract from the reconstructed Constitution of the state of Louisiana, with portraits of the distinguished members of the Convention & Assembly, A.D. 1868

Extract from the reconstructed Constitution of the state of Louisiana,...

Full-length portrait of Oscar J. Dunn, Lieut. Governor of Louisiana, seated at desk, and twenty-nine head-and-shoulders portraits of African American delegates to the Louisiana Constitutional Convention. Purcha... more

"Time works wonders." Iago. (Jeff Davis) "For that I do suspect the lusty moor hath leap'd into my seat : the thought whereof doth like a poisonous mineral gnaw my inwards." -- Othello / Th. Nast.

"Time works wonders." Iago. (Jeff Davis) "For that I do suspect the lu...

Cartoon showing Jefferson Davis looking over his shoulder at Hiram Revels seated in the United States Senate. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1870 April 9, p. 232.

The great national memorial / C. Inger.

The great national memorial / C. Inger.

Print showing portraits of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Andrew Jackson, Jefferson Davis, and Abraham Lincoln with portraits of their respective cabinet officers, two vignette scenes showing of the landi... more

Negroes hiding in the swamps of Louisiana / Sheppard del. ; J.L. Langridge sc.

Negroes hiding in the swamps of Louisiana / Sheppard del. ; J.L. Langr...

African Americans by a camp fire under lean-to. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1873 May 10, p. 396.

The Louisiana murders - gathering the dead and wounded The disputed prize / / C.H. Weigall.

The Louisiana murders - gathering the dead and wounded The disputed pr...

Top illustration shows Negroes pulling a man on a luge(?), and two men lying in field. Bottom illustration shows jackal and eagle disputing the possession of a dead antelope. 2 illustrations in: Harper's weekly... more

[Portrait of Alexander K. Knox]

[Portrait of Alexander K. Knox]

Purchase; Robin Stanford; 2015; (DLC/PP-2015:022). Title devised by library staff. Date based on Barnard's third extended stay in Charleston detailed in: Teal, Harvey S., Partners with the sun: South Carolina p... more

Grant's last outrage in Louisiana / J. Keppler.

Grant's last outrage in Louisiana / J. Keppler.

Uncle Sam saying to Ulysses S. Grant, "Hold there! Hold there, General! I have tolerated your abuses of your office long enough. ..." Grant replying "March those legislators out. I am going to have my way in th... more

The Banner

The Banner

"Sarony's Centennial Tableaux", showing young woman making U.S. Flag on sewing machine. Formerly filed as Oversize Miscellaneous, B size, no. 16. Photo copyrighted by N. Sarony. This record contains unverified ... more

"76"...

"76"...

Minuteman or Continental soldier holding musket and flag. Wood engraving by Speer, "from a picture by George W. Maynard, in Memorial Hall, Phila." Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, 1876 July 15, cover. Reference copy... more

Pro Patria - 1776

Pro Patria - 1776

Diptych showing Continental army officer leaving woman "Departure"; and "Return", showing him with head bandaged, embracing woman. Wood engraving drawn by Walter Satterlee. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, 1876 July... more

South Carolina--the new Southern policy of the administration--demonstration of the citizens of Columbia upon the return of Governor Hampton, April 6th

South Carolina--the new Southern policy of the administration--demonst...

Crowds of people in the street celebrating return of Governor Hampton. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1877 April 21, p. 120. Reference copy in LOT 4388-K.

Louisiana--the withdrawal of the federal troops from the State House in New Orleans, at noon, on April 24th / from sketches by our special artist, A.J. Bennett.

Louisiana--the withdrawal of the federal troops from the State House i...

Three illustrations showing: "Fort Packard" - the inner courtyard of the State House; the salute on the levee in honor of the evacuation; and the United States troops leaving the Orleans Hotel for Jackson Barra... more

[George Bancroft, 1800-1891, half-length portrait, seated at desk in library, facing front]

[George Bancroft, 1800-1891, half-length portrait, seated at desk in l...

Photo by Frances Benjamin Johnston This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

[Boston boys and General Gage / Henry Bacon, pinx. ]

[Boston boys and General Gage / Henry Bacon, pinx. ]

Photomechanical print by Gebbie & Husson Co., copyrighted by Gebbie & Co. Formerly Oversize Misc., A size, no. 11. Reference copy may be in LOT 4412P. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card... more

George Bancroft, 1800-1891

George Bancroft, 1800-1891

Three-quarter length portrait, seated at desk in library; man (Hermann?) standing in background. On back of print: "Hon. George Bancroft and Hermann." and "Taken on H. St., 85 yrs old." Title and other informa... more

Members of Coxey's Army: men and boys, with flag bearer in center

Members of Coxey's Army: men and boys, with flag bearer in center

This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Police; Music... Bagpipes; US History Coxey's A.; Shelf.

Members of Coxey's Army: Special NRE Policeman

Members of Coxey's Army: Special NRE Policeman

This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Police; US History Coxey's A.; Shelf.

Washington, Lafayette and Steuben

Washington, Lafayette and Steuben

Washington and Steuben on horseback, on snow covered ground, greeting Lafayette outside of log building, winter at Valley Forge. Repro. of painting by Jean Léon Gérôme Ferris, copyrighted by William Finley & Co... more

Burning and Evacuation of Richmond, April 3, 1865

Burning and Evacuation of Richmond, April 3, 1865

People with horses and carriages crossing bridge, with city burning in background. Lithograph copyrighted by A. Hoen & Co., Richmond, Va. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption car... more

Sidney Arthur Mounteer

Sidney Arthur Mounteer

Studio picture of child in sailor suit standing on bow of boat and holding toy sword. Photoprint copyrighted by W.M. Morrison. No. 26. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracin... more

Ratification of the peace treaty with Spain in President's office, White House. McKinley watches as M.Cambon signs.

Ratification of the peace treaty with Spain in President's office, Whi...

Photo by F. B. Johnston. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf; PI; Spain Hist 1899; US History Apr 1899; Peace treaties 1899.

N.Y.C. - Riverside Drive - West Point Corps of Cadets marching in Dewey Parade; ships in Hudson R. in bg

N.Y.C. - Riverside Drive - West Point Corps of Cadets marching in Dewe...

Stereo copyrighted by Underwood & Underwood. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: US History War of 1898; PI; NY NYC Streets; NY NYC Misc. 1899; Parades; Univ. & C... more

Longstreet at Gettysburg, July 2, 1863

Longstreet at Gettysburg, July 2, 1863

James Longstreet on horseback, full lgth., facing front, commanding soldiers during battle. Painting by H.A. Ogden. Copyrighted by F.E. Wright. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption ca... more

The Capitol in 1800 taken from advanced proof of plate 38 History of the United States Capitol by Glenn Brown

The Capitol in 1800 taken from advanced proof of plate 38 History of t...

Print showing exterior of U. S. Capitol building. Title from item.

Washington's headquarters, Newburgh [N.Y.] 1777

Washington's headquarters, Newburgh [N.Y.] 1777

Engraving copyrighted by B. Hollyer. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Presidential I.; New York Newburgh; US History; Shelf.

[Dupont powder wagon carrying powder to Commodore Perry at Lake Erie]

[Dupont powder wagon carrying powder to Commodore Perry at Lake Erie]

G37555 U.S. Copyright Office. Reproduction of painting by Howard Pyle copyrighted by E.I. duPontae Nemours Powder Company. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Ads... more

Ray Bronson, America's premier lightweight, touring the world

Ray Bronson, America's premier lightweight, touring the world

Full lgth., standing, (6 - facing right - right side of face is most visible); wearing star-spangled boxing trunks and gloves; posed in ring at Sydney, Australia. Title and other information transcribed from ca... more

Lee's surrender

Lee's surrender

Reproduction of painting by Paul Philippoteaux. April 1865. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf; US History 9 April 1865.

The Guard of the Colors

The Guard of the Colors

Group of 7 men, in military uniforms, posed around United States flag. J255017 U.S. Copyright Office. Photo by H. Lancaster, Martinez, Calif. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption... more

Custer's battlefield. Lettering the head-boards

Custer's battlefield. Lettering the head-boards

Stereo by S.J. Morrow. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Death; PI; US History; Cemeteries Montana Little Bighorn Battlefield; Shelf.

The Union volunteer

The Union volunteer

One of several patriotic prints issued by Currier & Ives in May 1861, closely following the Confederate bombardment of Fort Sumter and President Lincoln's appeal to the states for troops to suppress the rebelli... more

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