A small, bust-length caricature of Washington "Globe" editor and Van Buren adviser Francis Preston Blair. The print was probably issued in the spring of 1838. In May of that year the Specie Circular, an extreme... more
Cover illustration shows reproduction of daguerreotype portrait of Pittman, who popularized shorthand in the United States, with board and paint brush.
Topographic map of Oahu showing relief by hachures, drainage, soundings in fathoms, cities and towns, and land owners names. The line of the Oahu Railway added in red ink.
Photograph shows Chicago attorney William Grant Webster, who was a Republican candidate for the vice presidential nomination in 1916, 1920, and 1928. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2013)