Broadside announcing Charles Green's ascension in the balloon "Nassau" from Vauxhall Gardens, London. Includes a picture of passengers in a balloon basket.
Print shows a view of the Tuileries Palace with the Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel and a large plaza with pedestrians and carriages in the foreground.
Illustration shows poisonous mushrooms, including Glutinous Agaric, Bulbous Agaric, Deadly Agaric, and Hy Amanita; and plants classified as irrigating poisons, including Meadow Saffron, Bear's Foot, Black Helle... more
Broadside announcing an inaugural festival for the Exhibition of All Nations, London, England, 1851. Includes a picture of the balloon "Erin-go-Bragh" to publicize an ascent by balloonist John Hampton during th... more
Photograph shows pieces of farm equipment: plows. Salted paper photoprint by Claude-Marie Ferrier or Hugh Owen. Illus. in: Reports by the Juries, London, Spicer Brothers, 1852, v. 2 frontis.
Purchase; Warren Ewens; 1993; (DLC-PP/1993:162). Published in: Eyes of the nation : a visual history of the United States / Vincent Virga and curators of the Library of Congress ; historical commentary by Alan ... more
Crowded London street with food vendors, children in rags, and well-dressed men and women passing by. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1859 April 2, p. 212.
Images show: Goblet - made from a "Yankee's skull"; paperweight made from a "Yankee jaw bone"; reading desk made from a human skeleton; furs made from scalps and beards; necklace of "Yankee teeth"; head wreath ... more
Stereograph shows boats and docks in the Thames River with the Palace of Westminster in the background. Title from item. On mount: Stereographs of London, by Valentine Blanchard. No. 403.
Stereograph showing interior of concert hall, including the 8 feet in diameter drum, for the National Peace Jubilee in Boston, Massachusetts.
Drawing shows the giant captive balloon constructed by Henri Giffard for the Paris Exhibition of 1867 and brought to London, England, in 1868 and 1869. Balloon is moored at launching site; with numerous onlooke... more
Illus. in: Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, 1871 December 9, p. 197. No reference copy. This record contains unverified data from old caption card and data transcribed from item.
Illustration showing a baseball game between the Boston Red Stockings and the Philadelphia Athletics played on the cricket grounds in London, England, with spectators in the foreground and the background. The f... more
First print shows scenes at the clubhouse after a fire including: the staircase, where the fire started, the art gallery, covered art and furniture, workers shoveling debris, and a copy of Jaspar Cropsey's pain... more
Circus poster showing Wm. H. Batcheller, "The champion leaper" jumping through a hoop over an elephant; also shows head-and-shoulder portrait of Batcheller, facing left, on easel in lower right corner.
Illus. in: The Builder ... vol. 38, January to June 1880 / conducted by George Godwin, F.R.S, F.S.A. London : Wyman & Sons, printers, 1880, p. 70-71. Title from item.
Photograph shows Westminster Palace, London, England with carriage and pedestrian traffic on bridge in the foreground and Thomas Hospital in the background.
T6231 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: Frank Oakes Rose. Created by "Shober & Carqueville Lith. Co., Chicago, U.S.A." No. 348. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)
Advertisement for W.T. Ellmore & Son, manufacturers of furniture, showing two chairs, two unusual tables(?), and a bed headboard.