"Lovemore (Lord Derby) stands between Mrs. Lovemore (Mrs. Damer), who holds his right arm, and the Widow Belmour (the fat Mrs. Hobart)..." (Source: George)
Print shows a smiling man, "platonic love", on one knee as three women beat him with whips made of bulrushes(?); on the wall in the background are two portraits, "The Maid of Drury" and "The Maid of the Oaks." ... more
This is the first of several books published by Wilson on the subject of English country dancing. Performed as a series of figures by a column of men facing a column of women, the English country dance was one ... more
Print shows Washington and soldiers passing through a garlanded canopy labeled "The hero who defended the mothers will protect the daughters" as girls and young women toss flowers in their path.
Map of an area between Philadelphia and Baltimore showing drainage, cities and towns, post roads, and boundaries. Chartered in Maryland in May, 1852. [From published bibliography].
Print shows a fireman standing in the street, holding a water hose, which he uses to squirt a young boy who has gotten too close to the action.
Print shows a frightened Southern plantation owner asking one of his slaves if he has seen any Yankee ships, the slave tells his master that he is too frightened to see anything since he was told the Yankees wo... more
Issued in the North during the Civil War, the melodramatic portrayal of an apocryphal incident from the life of John Brown must have had unmistakable propagandistic overtones. In actuality a violent antislavery... more
Stereograph showing soldiers lining up to fill their canteens at a well, which is protected by canvas, near Fredericksburg, Virginia. A group of African Americans seated on horses or on the ground, wait nearby.
Stereograph showing skeletal remains and soldiers' uniforms on the battlefield of Gaines' Mill near Cold Harbor, Virginia, in April,1865.
Covers area from Richmond, Va., to the Ohio River along the route of the railroad and shows the geological sections in which minerals are found. Consolidated from the Virginia Central and Covington and Ohio Rai... more
Old African American, holding fiddle, dreams of sentimental scene of women dancing to banjo and man fishing; 5-cent sheet music for the Stephen Foster song is lying at his feet.
Illustration related to the story "Louisiana and the rule of terror. A female figure of Justice swinging sword of Law into ranks of White Men's League, who are standing on body of African American man.
One illustration, on page with advertisements, showing Indian pointing to dock with sign "steamers for Europe" with crowds of people departing. Another illustration showing man carrying North Pole.
Print shows Ulysses S. Grant recommending to President Chester A. Arthur some "friends" of his as political appointees; all the men shown were involved in scandals during Grant's administration.
Print shows a small, rustic room crowded with members of the Democratic Party, some dressed as old women, others drinking and smoking clay pipes; one man, the "Shaughraun" labeled "Democratic Party" is lying on... more
Illustration shows a scene in an opium den labeled "Bloody Shirt Joint - Blaine & Reid Managers" with James G. Blaine passing out pipes labeled "Tribune Editorials, Blaine's Augusta Speech, Blaine Speeches, [an... more