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[A clown wearing colorful costume and mask, with wild hair and hat with animal on top, and holding a rattle]

[A clown wearing colorful costume and mask, with wild hair and hat wit...

Title devised by Library staff. Gift; Crosby Stuart Noyes; 1906. Forms part of: Crosby Stuart Noyes collection (Library of Congress). Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

Costume of Jamaica / Watchman.

Costume of Jamaica / Watchman.

Drawing shows palm trees behind which, near a thatched-roof hut, stands a person in a hooded garment. Written on item: Subscription ticket no. 1; Estate. Title from finding aid. Unpublished finding aid, Drawing... More

[Rosalie Henriette Bediez Laborde, full-length portrait of a woman, three-quarters to right, standing, in costume with lace apron, holding bouquet]

[Rosalie Henriette Bediez Laborde, full-length portrait of a woman, th...

French opera singer. Identification from woodcut in Ballou's Pictorial, June 25, 1859, page 401. Alternative identifications: Madame Sabonde (cat. 5); Villaume. Scratched on face of plate: 213; Mad. Laborde. Sc... More

[Teresa Truffi, full-length portrait of a woman, slightly to the left, eyes right, standing, in theatrical costume, holding small bottle]

[Teresa Truffi, full-length portrait of a woman, slightly to the left,...

Opera singer, actress. Scratched on face of plate: 217; Truffi. Scratched on back of plate: 186. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920. (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congre... More

[Unidentified woman in theatrical costume]

[Unidentified woman in theatrical costume]

Alternative identification: Madame Augusta (cat. 5). Scratched on face of plate: 86; Augusta. Scratched on back of plate: 455. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype... More

[Unidentified man, about 40 years of age and a somewhat younger woman, both in Oriental costume, full-length portraits, both seated on a carpet on the floor, the man, on the left, cross-legged, turned three-quarters to the right, holding a string of beads; the woman turned slightly to the left, wearing a beaded (?) cap; between them is a hookah, the stem of which both are holding]

[Unidentified man, about 40 years of age and a somewhat younger woman,...

Corners trimmed. Hallmark: Rinhart 29. Written on back of plate: 507(X). Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). Produced by Mathew ... More

The bloomer costume. As sung by Lewis Knight, at the Dramatic association, Forrest Hall Georgetown, D. C. [Georgetown, D. C. 1851].

The bloomer costume. As sung by Lewis Knight, at the Dramatic associat...

Verse. 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 22.

Sound the tonjoing! Beat the fuzeguzy! Blow the huzagh! Rutgers' collapsed a flue. Barnum's annihilator annihilated, wonderful dispay of Aztec children dressed in full bloomer costume. Wednesday, July 28, 1852.

Sound the tonjoing! Beat the fuzeguzy! Blow the huzagh! Rutgers' colla...

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 100, Folder 20.

Men of the 77th Regiment in winter costume

Men of the 77th Regiment in winter costume

Four men of the 77th (The East Middlesex) Regiment of Foot standing and seated on the ground, holding rifles, wearing heavy winter clothing. Title transcribed from verso. Alternate title from: George Eastman Ho... More

[Frank S. Chanfrau, actor, full-length portrait in costume, facing front]

[Frank S. Chanfrau, actor, full-length portrait in costume, facing fro...

Written on mount: Chanfrau. Title devised by Library staff. Reference copy in BIOG FILE.

[Frank S. Chanfrau, actor, full-length portrait in costume, facing front]

[Frank S. Chanfrau, actor, full-length portrait in costume, facing fro...

Title devised by Library staff. Written in pencil below photograph: Changrau - [?]. Reference copy in BIOG FILE.

Major General John C. Fremont, in his prairie costume / M. Nevin.

Major General John C. Fremont, in his prairie costume / M. Nevin.

John C. Fremont on horseback, holding sword, leading other soldiers on horseback. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 5, no. 237 (1861 July 13), p. 444.

Costume of ladies' at the Normandy stand, Metropolitan Fair, April 1864 / Gurney & Son.

Costume of ladies' at the Normandy stand, Metropolitan Fair, April 186...

Photograph shows portrait of a woman in a traditional costume from Normandy, France. Title from item. On verso: To Nettie & Lin with compliments of Mrs. Robt. Larason. On verso: Photographed by J. Gurney & Son,... More

[Lotta Crabtree, full-length portrait in costume for a theatrical role, smoking a cigar]

[Lotta Crabtree, full-length portrait in costume for a theatrical role...

Full length, standing, smoking cigar, facing right. Title devised by Library staff. Date and photographer based on close similarity to other photos in the BIOG FILE.

[Lotta Crabtree, full-length portrait in costume for a theatrical role, facing front]

[Lotta Crabtree, full-length portrait in costume for a theatrical role...

Title devised by Library staff. Date and photographer based on close similarity to other photos in the BIOG FILE.

[Maud Granger, actress, in costume as Rosalind, full-length portrait, facing front] / Murray, New York & Boston.

[Maud Granger, actress, in costume as Rosalind, full-length portrait, ...

Title devised by Library staff. Reference copy in BIOG FILE.

[Maud Granger and John Lawrence Toole, actors, in costume for play As You Like It, three-quarter length portrait]

[Maud Granger and John Lawrence Toole, actors, in costume for play As ...

Title devised by Library staff. Written on verso: Granger & Lawrence; Rosalind, "As you like it." Reference copy in BIOG FILE.

[Jean-Baptiste Faure, French opera singer, head-and-shoulders portrait, in costume as Hamlet, facing left] / Ch. Reutlinger, Phot.

[Jean-Baptiste Faure, French opera singer, head-and-shoulders portrait...

Title devised by Library staff. Reference copy in BIOG FILE.

[Children in costume dancing]

[Children in costume dancing]

Title devised by cataloger. No publication information. (DLC/PP-1932:0083). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress).

[Ellen Terry, half-length portrait, facing right, perhaps in costume]

[Ellen Terry, half-length portrait, facing right, perhaps in costume]

Page from The Theatre, No. 1 New Series. Title devised by Library staff.

[Man or a woman wearing ceremonial costume with a phoenix-motif headdress, seated, facing slightly left, playing a biwa]

[Man or a woman wearing ceremonial costume with a phoenix-motif headdr...

Title devised by Library staff. Unsigned, possibly by Kano, 1878. From the "Religion" series. Gift; Mrs. David Murray; 1909. Forms part of: David Murray collection. Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (... More

[Man wearing ceremonial costume, carrying a long staff (possibly a small tree trunk sprouting a branch with leaves) and a fan made of feathers; appears to have wings that terminate in sharp points]

[Man wearing ceremonial costume, carrying a long staff (possibly a sma...

Title devised by Library staff. Unsigned, possibly by Kano, 1878. From the "Religion" series. Gift; Mrs. David Murray; 1909. Forms part of: David Murray collection. Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (... More

[Woman in burlesque costume in front of rocky outcrops]

[Woman in burlesque costume in front of rocky outcrops]

K13237 U.S. Copyright Office Created and "copyright Metropolitan Litho. Studio, 29 Warren St., N.Y., 1879." J.E. Jackson, agent. Signed: R. Muller. Title devised. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Li... More

[Pauline Cushman in military-style costume]

[Pauline Cushman in military-style costume]

Photograph shows actress and Union spy Pauline Cushman in ornate military-style costume with epaulets and feathered hat.

Sam Sweely playing Doc Middleton.

Sam Sweely playing Doc Middleton.

summary: Note: This photograph is a theatrical interpretation of events in the life of Nebraska outlaw, "Doc" Middleton. original size: 6x8

[National Vierlander costume, Hamburg, Germany]

[National Vierlander costume, Hamburg, Germany]

Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., catalogue J foreign section. Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Photographic Company, 1905.. Print no. "8795". Forms part of: Views of Germany in the Photochrom print collection.

[Girls in native costume, Carniola, Austro-Hungary]

[Girls in native costume, Carniola, Austro-Hungary]

Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., Catalogue J foreign section, Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Publishing Company, 1905. Print no. "16623". Forms part of: Views of the Austro-Hungarian Empire in the Photochrom pr... More

[Young women of Bethlehem in costume, Holy Land]

[Young women of Bethlehem in costume, Holy Land]

Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., catalogue J foreign section. Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Photographic Company, 1905. Print no. "15109". Forms part of: Views of the Holy Land in the Photochrom print collection.

[Old man and girl in Slav costume pointing pistol at man]

[Old man and girl in Slav costume pointing pistol at man]

Title devised by cataloger. No publication information. (DLC/PP-1934:0056). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress).

[Mahomedan women in town costume, Holy Land]

[Mahomedan women in town costume, Holy Land]

Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., catalogue J foreign section. Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Photographic Company, 1905. Print no. "15123". Forms part of: Views of the Holy Land in the Photochrom print collection.

[Peasants in Slav costume surround old man looking at girl]

[Peasants in Slav costume surround old man looking at girl]

Title devised by cataloger. No publication information. (DLC/PP-1934:0056). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress).

[Ballerina in white costume with flowers in dance pose]

[Ballerina in white costume with flowers in dance pose]

V35184 U.S. Copyright Office Created and "copyrighted 1890 by the Calvert Litho. Co., Detroit, Mich." No. 2. Title devised. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Costume of Musketeers in time of Brazelonne

Costume of Musketeers in time of Brazelonne

(DLC/PP-1933:0011). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: "Paris of the Three Musketeers" by E.H. and E.W. Blashfield, Scribner's magazine, 8:136 (Aug. 1890).

[Group of peasants in Slav costume, praying]

[Group of peasants in Slav costume, praying]

Title devised by cataloger. No publication information. (DLC/PP-1934:0056). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress).

[Four people in Slavic costume, woman giving another beads]

[Four people in Slavic costume, woman giving another beads]

Title devised by cataloger. No publication information. (DLC/PP-1934:0056). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress).

[National Vierlander costume, Hamburg, Germany]

[National Vierlander costume, Hamburg, Germany]

Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., catalogue J foreign section. Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Photographic Company, 1905.. Print no. "8794". Forms part of: Views of Germany in the Photochrom print collection.

[Girl in Slavic peasant costume]

[Girl in Slavic peasant costume]

Title devised by cataloger. No publication information. (DLC/PP-1934:0056). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress).

Scout Mobiel, in Kiowa war time costume

Scout Mobiel, in Kiowa war time costume

Elk Tongue (Scout Mobiel?), wearing war bonnet while carrying shield and bow, on horseback, facing right. 32676W U.S. Copyright Office.

[Louise Guiney in Saint Barbara costume with laurel wreath, pearls, book and (pencilled-in) halo]

[Louise Guiney in Saint Barbara costume with laurel wreath, pearls, bo...

Published title: St. Barbara. On recto: Halo drawn around head, pencil. Image content features: MODEL Louise Guiney; PROPS laurel wreath, book COSTUME jewelry, medieval folk(?); PEOPLE women. Title and other da... More

[2 women, one in man's costume, playing scene from Elizabethan drama]

[2 women, one in man's costume, playing scene from Elizabethan drama]

Photo copyrighted by Napoleon Sarony. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Actresses; Photog. I.; Theater Misc. [1893]; Shelf. Paintings.

[Group portrait of St. Regis Mohawk men and women in costume outside log building, some on horseback]

[Group portrait of St. Regis Mohawk men and women in costume outside l...

39287 U.S. Copyright Office. Title devised by Library staff. From l. to r.: Black Eagle, Jake Paul, Mary Ann Black Eagle, Chief Running Deer, Phillip Big Tree, and Lily Deer. Copyright by W.S. Tanner, Lawrence, Kansas.

Jones looked at him, and said that was the Highland costume

Jones looked at him, and said that was the Highland costume

(DLC/PP-1934:0009). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: Pomona's Travels / by Frank Stockton. New York : Charles Scribner's Sons, 1894, p. 222.

[Woman (Julia Arthur) in Middle Eastern (Salome?) costume]

[Woman (Julia Arthur) in Middle Eastern (Salome?) costume]

Image content features: MODEL Julia Arthur; COSTUME Mediterranean/Mid.-East/N. African; PEOPLE Women. Former number: D273 A434. Title and other data comes from a curatorial worksheet compiled at LC in 1992-93. ... More

[Woman with bicycle wearing bicycling costume; 2 piece package enclosure for Pope Manufacturing Co., Hartford, Conn., manufacturers of Columbia Bicycles]

[Woman with bicycle wearing bicycling costume; 2 piece package enclosu...

Lithograph copyrighted by Gast Lith., Co., N.Y. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Women; Sports Bicycles; Clothing & Dress; Adv.; Publ. Ind.

Poultry pedlar in Greek costume, Athens, Greece

Poultry pedlar in Greek costume, Athens, Greece

Stereo copyrighted by B.L. Singley (Keystone View Co.). No. 977. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Costume Greece; Peddlers...; Photog. I.; Gr. Athens 1895; Str... More

[Young woman (Nancy Lovis (Kraft)) in Middle Eastern costume with jeweled headband, seated]

[Young woman (Nancy Lovis (Kraft)) in Middle Eastern costume with jewe...

Published title: Simonetta. Image content features: MODEL Nancy Lovis (Kraft); COSTUME Jewelry; Mediterranean/Mid-east/N. African; PEOPLE Young women. Title and other data comes from a curatorial worksheet comp... More

[Molly Fuller, full-length portrait, standing, facing left, in costume]

[Molly Fuller, full-length portrait, standing, facing left, in costume...

11414aa U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by W.M. Morrison, Chicago. No. 9.

[Woman in dance costume dancing on flower]

[Woman in dance costume dancing on flower]

Signed: Jacobi. Title devised. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

[Young man in renaissance costume, in studio]

[Young man in renaissance costume, in studio]

On mount: "black & yellow" pencil, c.; "58S41a" ink, upper left, "n" pencil, upper right. Image content features: COSTUME renaissance; PEOPLE boys. Title and other data comes from a curatorial worksheet compile... More

[Young woman in moorish costume with jeweled crown]

[Young woman in moorish costume with jeweled crown]

Blind stamp, lower left. On mount "69" pencil. Image content features: COSTUME Med./Mid-East./N. African, jewlery; PEOPLE women. Title and other data comes from a curatorial worksheet compiled at LC in 1992-93.... More

[Young woman (Nancy Lovis (Kraft)) in Middle Eastern costume, with floral headdress and palm frond, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front]

[Young woman (Nancy Lovis (Kraft)) in Middle Eastern costume, with flo...

Pencilled on mount verso: "n" u.r.; "y"? u.r. Image content features: MODEL Nancy Lovis (Kraft); COSTUME Mediterranean/Mid-east/N. African; PEOPLE Young women. Title and other data comes from a curatorial works... More

[Young man in Middle-Eastern costume, with turban and leopard skin, in studio]

[Young man in Middle-Eastern costume, with turban and leopard skin, in...

Published titles: An Armenian prince & Man with turban(?). Blind stamp: lower left. On mount: "1896" pencil, upper left; "K.B. 248" blue pencil, upper left. Image content features: PROP leopard skin; COSTUME tu... More

[Oscar Girard, three-quarter length portrait, standing, facing right, in costume, playing harp]

[Oscar Girard, three-quarter length portrait, standing, facing right, ...

7506 U.S. Copyright Office. Photoprint by(?) F.D. Foss, Chicago.

[Young man in African costume with turban]

[Young man in African costume with turban]

On mount (verso): "by" pencil, upper right. Title and other data comes from a curatorial worksheet compiled at LC in 1992-93. Forms part of the Louise Imogen Guiney Collection. Cite as: The Louise Imogen Guiney... More

[Ada Rehan, 1860-1916, full length, standing, facing left; in costume. Orig. surname - Crehan]

[Ada Rehan, 1860-1916, full length, standing, facing left; in costume....

Photo copyrighted by Aimé Dupont, N.Y. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Actresses; Photog. I.; BI; Shelf. Check WWW - 1916. 1915? Ency. Amer - 1916.

[Young woman (Angela Grimké) in Middle Eastern costume and Tuareg tribe headdress, half-length portrait, seated, facing front]

[Young woman (Angela Grimké) in Middle Eastern costume and Tuareg trib...

Pencilled on verso: "black & yellow." Image content features: MODEL Angela Grimké; PROP cross?; COSTUME Jewelry; Mediterranean/Mid-east/N. African; PEOPLE Young women. Title and other data comes from a curatori... More

[Girl in Middle Eastern costume with urn and leopard skin, seated]

[Girl in Middle Eastern costume with urn and leopard skin, seated]

Blind stamp, lower left. On mount: (verso) upper center "1898" pencil. Image content features: PROPS urn, leopard skin, jewelry; COSTUME Mediterranean/Mid-East./N. African; PEOPLE girls. Title and other data co... More

[Bust image of man in bowtie surrounded by four images of same man in costume]

[Bust image of man in bowtie surrounded by four images of same man in ...

Created and "copyright, 1899, by The U.S. Printing Co, Russell-Morgan Print, Cincinnati & New York." No. 4182. Title devised. Upper left corner missing. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Indian youth in Indian costume, Hampton, Va.

Indian youth in Indian costume, Hampton, Va.

Title and other information transcribed from caption card, with subsequent revisions. Reproduced in: To Lead and to Serve: American Indian Education at Hampton Institute, 1878-1923. [Charlottesville] : Virginia... More

[Woman wearing brief costume, blue tights, pink cape with feathers in her hair]

[Woman wearing brief costume, blue tights, pink cape with feathers in ...

Created and "copyright 1899 Courier Litho. Co., Buffalo, N.Y." No. 591. Title devised. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

[Girls in native costume, Carniola, Austro-Hungary]

[Girls in native costume, Carniola, Austro-Hungary]

Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., Catalogue J foreign section, Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Publishing Company, 1905. Identified as a portrait of Berta Lergetporer taken by her father photographer Benedikt Ler... More

[Girl dressed in a pierrot costume with a small black dog on her lap]

[Girl dressed in a pierrot costume with a small black dog on her lap]

Title devised by Library staff. Photographer unidentified; possibly by Cox. Forms part of: Artistic photographs collected by Frances Benjamin Johnston in the Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection.

Snake dancer in costume

Snake dancer in costume

Hopi snake dancer, full-length portrait, standing, facing front. Edward S. Curtis Collection (Library of Congress). Curtis no. 675.

[Woman in belly-dancing costume smoking and holding package of cigarettes]

[Woman in belly-dancing costume smoking and holding package of cigaret...

Photo copyrighted by the American Tobacco Co. Study no. 10. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Glamour ph. 1900; Tobacco and smoking; Women used in ad. 1900; Ads... More

Hopi bridal costume

Hopi bridal costume

Hopi woman's bridal wear which includes thick leggings, dark dress and a white blanket draped across her shoulders.

Women of Ramah in native costume, Palestine

Women of Ramah in native costume, Palestine

H6645 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by H.C. White Co. Title from recto of item. No. 1386.

[Woman with stars and eagle on her costume holding U.S. flag and touching tame lion under its neck]

[Woman with stars and eagle on her costume holding U.S. flag and touch...

Photoprint copyrighted by Oscar A. Simon. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Women; Flags, U.S.; Animals lion; Phot. Ind.

N.C. Dunlap, ex-cowboy, graduate of Nebraska Agricultural School and foreman on Watson Ranch, Buffalo County, Nebraska.

N.C. Dunlap, ex-cowboy, graduate of Nebraska Agricultural School and f...

summary: Note: Dunlap is dressed to participate in an old settlers day parade. He appeared with horns on his head and the hooves up his sleeves as the only real "cow-boy" at the event. See the reminiscence pu... More

N.C. Dunlap, ex-cowboy, graduate of Nebraska Agricultural School and foreman on Watson Ranch, Buffalo County, Nebraska.

N.C. Dunlap, ex-cowboy, graduate of Nebraska Agricultural School and f...

summary: Note: Dunlap is dressed to participate in an old settlers day parade. He appeared with horns on his head and the hooves up his sleeves as the only real "cow-boy" at the event. See the reminiscence pu... More

Plowing scene [with ox] near Seoul - Korean farmer in his white costume, Korea

Plowing scene [with ox] near Seoul - Korean farmer in his white costum...

Stereo copyrighted by B.L. Singley (Keystone View Co.). No. 14081. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Ph. Ind.; Geogr.; Farms...; Oxen.

Mrs. Taft in Filipina costume / Till's Studio, Manila, Escolta 105.

Mrs. Taft in Filipina costume / Till's Studio, Manila, Escolta 105.

Photograph shows studio portrait of Helen Herron Taft in elegant gown. Title from item. Forms part of: William H. Taft papers (Library of Congress). Accession box no. DLC/PP-1980:167 c4