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St. Jerome interrupting his work of translating the Hebrew and Greek texts of the Bible to remove a thorn from a lion's paw

St. Jerome interrupting his work of translating the Hebrew and Greek t...

Woodcut by Durer. Illus. in: St. Jerome's Letters (Rare Book Division - Thatcher Collection). Ref. copy may be in LOT 4966. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

Boston, April 10, 1729. Reverend Sir, The New-England chronology staying for the remarkables of your place, and the composer being unwilling to send it to the press without them, that so the work may be as compleat as possible --- You are theref

Boston, April 10, 1729. Reverend Sir, The New-England chronology stayi...

Positive Photostat. 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 34, Folder 7.

The several methods of blowing and casting plate glass with the men at work

The several methods of blowing and casting plate glass with the men at...

Illus. in: Universal Magazine, Nov. 1747, opp. p. 284. Reference copy may be in LOT 4397I. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Gt. Brit. Eng. Misc.; Rare Bk. Div.... more

Plan for raising by loan a sum of money for the purpose of carrying on the work of The Schuylkill and Susquehanna Canal till the end of the present year 1794.

Plan for raising by loan a sum of money for the purpose of carrying on...

Title.; Imprint 2.; Transportation.; Not in Evans.; On verso: 6 cents, 1767 Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephe... more

The closet companion: an help to serious persons, in the important duty of self-examination. Intended to be fixed up on the Christian's usual place of retirement, in order to remind him of, as well as to assist him in, the work ... [Signed] G. B

The closet companion: an help to serious persons, in the important dut...

Imprint 3.; Not in Evans. 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 46, Folder 1a.

Norwich, (Conn) July 30, 1802. Sir, Presuming you to be a gentleman who is willing to aid and encourage the publication of an invaluable work, I have taken the liberty to present you with a proposal for publishing one of that nature, entitled, a

Norwich, (Conn) July 30, 1802. Sir, Presuming you to be a gentleman wh...

Imprint 2. 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 4, Folder 18.

[Family group - Smith, his wife and six children pointing at examples of their work]

[Family group - Smith, his wife and six children pointing at examples ...

(DLC/PP-1995:140.27) Philadelphia Print Shop inventory no. 27. Title from Philadelphia Print Shop inventory. Forms part of: Marian S. Carson Collection (Library of Congress).

A new cock wanted. Or work for the plumber / [Rowlandson].

A new cock wanted. Or work for the plumber / [Rowlandson].

"The interior of an old-fashioned kitchen with raftered roof. A buxom maidservant with an alluring glance shows a handsome young plumber that the tap over the sink (left) needs renewing, since the water splashe... more

Piratical barbarity [Woodcut] Representation of the horrid massacre of the unfortunate crew of the Sloop Eliza-Ann, by the pirates, March 1825. Just published a new and interesting work, entitled Piratical barbarity or the female captire ... and

Piratical barbarity [Woodcut] Representation of the horrid massacre of...

Prospectus.; Parker, Lucretia.; On verso: MC # 09-82-038.405. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collectio... more

To the voters of Washington City. John P. Van Ness, the present mayor, having overcome the "reluctance" which he officially declared had influenced his first acceptance of the office, is now actively engaged in the hopeless work of removing that

To the voters of Washington City. John P. Van Ness, the present mayor,...

Van Ness, John P.; On verso, copy 2: 18 Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collection; ... more

A Select Committee of Enquiry hard at work

A Select Committee of Enquiry hard at work

A swipe at the integrity of the House of Representatives committee investigating the Swartwout scandal under Van Buren's administration (see "Price Current" and "Sub Treasurers Meeting in England," nos. 1838-21... more

Slaughtering Sam'l Work; on his own hook. Alton, Ill's. The subscriber has erected a large and convenient house and pens, in the city of Alton, near Shields' Branch, for the purpose of carrying on the slaughtering and dressing of beef, hogs and

Slaughtering Sam'l Work; on his own hook. Alton, Ill's. The subscriber...

Imprint 3. 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 16, Folder 26.

New publication.. The true republican: containing the inaugural addresses, together with the first annual address and messages of all the presidents of the United States ... This work is well printed on good paper, and new type, 12 mo size; hand

New publication.. The true republican: containing the inaugural addres...

Prospectus. 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 154, Folder 7.

A fact. About this time last year, whilst I was working in the employ of Mr. J. T. Towers, a conversation occurred between Mr. Lenox and myself to this effect ... I replied that my day's work was done, that we worked on the ten hour system ... R

A fact. About this time last year, whilst I was working in the employ ...

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 8.

Trellis work for openings of ventilation in Hall of Representatives

Trellis work for openings of ventilation in Hall of Representatives

U.S. Capitol (drawing). This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Dome of U.S. Capitol, sketch of proposed hoisting arrangement for setting iron work of three sections above peristyle

Dome of U.S. Capitol, sketch of proposed hoisting arrangement for sett...

Drawing. This record contains unverified data from caption card.

[Side view of relief work of chair or bench]

[Side view of relief work of chair or bench]

U.S. Capitol (drawing). This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Trellis work for openings of ventilation in Hall of Representatives

Trellis work for openings of ventilation in Hall of Representatives

U.S. Capitol (drawing). This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Dome of U.S. Capitol, sketch of proposed hoisting arrangement for setting iron work ...

Dome of U.S. Capitol, sketch of proposed hoisting arrangement for sett...

U.S. Capitol (drawing). This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Trellis work for openings of ventilation in Hall of Representatives

Trellis work for openings of ventilation in Hall of Representatives

U.S. Capitol (drawing). This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Trellis work for openings of ventilation in Hall of Representatives

Trellis work for openings of ventilation in Hall of Representatives

U.S. Capitol (drawing). This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Boston investigator. ... Extra. Boston, April 1855. Dear Sir- We wish to make an effort to increase the circulation of the Boston investigator, and believing you to be willing to assist in the work, we take the liberty to forward you our prospec

Boston investigator. ... Extra. Boston, April 1855. Dear Sir- We wish ...

Handwritten on verso: 1855. 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 62, Folder 2b.

No. 2 plan of fort for Sta. Rosa Id., Pensacola Harbour, shewing the general dimensions and the relations of the several parts of the work.

No. 2 plan of fort for Sta. Rosa Id., Pensacola Harbour, shewing the g...

Plan of Fort Pickens at western end of Santa Rosa Island, Florida. Annotated in pencil on verso: By transfer, chief, Engineer Office, War Department. Oriented with north to the left. Pen-and-ink and watercolor.... more

Trestle work (no. 1,) on City Point & Army R. R.

Trestle work (no. 1,) on City Point & Army R. R.

Photograph shows a trestle bridge over a creek. Title from item.

Trestle work (no. 2,) on City Point & Army R. R.

Trestle work (no. 2,) on City Point & Army R. R.

Photograph shows cut logs used in construction of a trestle bridge. Title from item.

[Peasants going to work] / J.F. Millet.

[Peasants going to work] / J.F. Millet.

Print shows a man carrying a hoe and a pitchfork, and a woman carrying a jug, headed for the fields.

The Army telegraph - setting up the wire during an action The Army telegraph - the operator at work / / sketched by Mr. A.R. Waud.  A signal station at night / sketched Mr. Theodore R. Davis.

The Army telegraph - setting up the wire during an action The Army tel...

3 illustrations in: Harper's weekly, 1863 Jan. 24, p. 53.

... The ladies in charge are happy to announce that they have completed the arrangements for the inauguration of this great work in behalf of the Sanitary and Christian commissions ... [Washington, D. C. Jan. 12, 1864].

... The ladies in charge are happy to announce that they have complete...

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 204, Folder 47.

Casemated Field Work in the Union Siege lines at Petersburg

Casemated Field Work in the Union Siege lines at Petersburg

This text refers to DRWG/US - Waud, no. 950 (A size) Title inscribed above text. Inscribed below title: This fine specimen of field fortification, was constructed at an exposed angle of the line of siege works.... more

An historical work.

An historical work.

Surrounded by a black mourning border. The book was published by J. E. Tilton and Co., Boston in 1865.

Order of exercises at the Boston music hall, on Saturday evening, February 4th, 1865 to celebrate the progress of freedom's great work in the United States of America. Boston. Wright & Potter, printers, 4 Spring Lane.

Order of exercises at the Boston music hall, on Saturday evening, Febr...

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 71, Folder 26.

David D. Porter / photographed by Brady, expressly for this work.

David D. Porter / photographed by Brady, expressly for this work.

Half-length portrait, facing slightly left, in uniform, surrounded by nautical vignettes.

Vinnie Ream at work upon her Lincoln bust which rests upon the stand she used in the White House while President Lincoln posed for her

Vinnie Ream at work upon her Lincoln bust which rests upon the stand s...

Vinnie Ream, full-length portrait, standing, facing front, next to bust of Lincoln. Published in: American women : a Library of Congress guide for the study of women's history and culture in the United States /... more

[Fort Fisher, defensive work protecting the entrance to the port of Wilmington, North Carolina, captured by the Federals, Jan. 15, 1865].

[Fort Fisher, defensive work protecting the entrance to the port of Wi...

LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 313 Stamped in the lower right corner "From Collection of David Dixon Porter." Similar to pl. 67, no. 1, in the Atlas to Accompany the Official Records of the Union and Confederate ... more

Lessons for the uninitiated - pickpockets at work on the city railroad cars, New York / F. Beard del.

Lessons for the uninitiated - pickpockets at work on the city railroad...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 25, 1867 Sept. 21, p. 1.

Patent Office, Washington, D.C. - examiners at work

Patent Office, Washington, D.C. - examiners at work

Wood engraving after sketch by Theodore H. Davs. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, v. 13 (1869), p. 445. Reference copy may be in LOT 4386-H. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card ... more

Patent-office, Washington, D.C.--examiners at work / sketched by Theo. R. Davis.

Patent-office, Washington, D.C.--examiners at work / sketched by Theo....

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1869 July 10, p. 445.

Work on the last mile of the Pacific Railroad--Mingling of European with Asiatic laborers / sketched by A. R. Waud.

Work on the last mile of the Pacific Railroad--Mingling of European wi...

Men removing large rocks from hill for completion of the Pacific Railroad. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 13, no. 648 (1869 May 29), p. 348.

"Chinese cheap labor" in Louisiana - Chinamen at work on the Milloudon Sugar Plantation

"Chinese cheap labor" in Louisiana - Chinamen at work on the Milloudon...

Wood engraving by J.P. Davis. Illus. in: Every Saturday, vol. 3, Boston, 1871 July 29, p. 113. Ref. copy may be in SSF(Gr) - CHINESE-AMERICANS LOUISIANA 1871. This record contains unverified data from caption c... more

It is a bad rule that don't work both ways / Th. Nast.

It is a bad rule that don't work both ways / Th. Nast.

Uncle Sam speaking to the Geneva court about Alabama claims. Liberty(?) sits in the seat of judgement.

Work in Horticultural Hall

Work in Horticultural Hall

Wood engraved scene of the preparation of Phila. Centennial Expo. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, 1876 Feb. 19, p. 149. Reference copy may be in LOT 4435A. This record contains unverified, old data from caption car... more

[Prisoners returning from work on Blackwell's Island, N.Y. C.]

[Prisoners returning from work on Blackwell's Island, N.Y. C.]

Wood engraving in The Illustrated London News, February 19, 1876, p. 180. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Prisons; New York New York City; Shelf.

Grant to Hayes - I guess that reform bait wont work this side. Better try and anti-Catholic worm

Grant to Hayes - I guess that reform bait wont work this side. Better ...

A crude but charming comic send-up of 1876 Republican campaign strategy. Democratic candidate Samuel J. Tilden and an unidentified man stand fishing on the left bank of a river, their basket overflowing with th... more

Lattice work

Lattice work

Title from item. Inscribed in pencil on lower left corner of paper mount: Kano Dec. 1878. From the "Construction" series. Gift; Mrs. David Murray; 1909. Forms part of: David Murray collection. Forms part of: Ja... more

Carpenters at work

Carpenters at work

Drawing shows carpenters using a hand plane, adz, and a chalk line.

I'll work for Jesus [target and 1 pg. only]

I'll work for Jesus [target and 1 pg. only]

From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1870-1885 (Microfilm M 3500) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form)

The Tile Club at work / Drawn by C.S. Reinhart.

The Tile Club at work / Drawn by C.S. Reinhart.

Men around table drawing(?) and musicians playing instruments. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1880 Jan. 31, pp. 72-73.

Loafers and laborers. Uncle Sam--(At the end of his patience and his territory) "Now, durn your pesky copper skins, you've got to work or jump!"

Loafers and laborers. Uncle Sam--(At the end of his patience and his t...

Uncle Sam standing over Indians at edge of cliff, with workers behind him. Illus. in: Puck, 1880 Sept. 29, p. 53.

Washington, D.C. - the meteorological work of the United States Signal Service. Interior of the "Fact Room," where the weather probabilities are made up

Washington, D.C. - the meteorological work of the United States Signal...

Wood engraving from sketches by H.A. Ogden. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, Suppl., 1881 March 19, p. 56 bottom. Reference copies may be in SSF - Meteorology; LOT 4386-L. This record contains u... more

The Old Mechanic's Bell tower [erected by shipwrights about 1800 at Goerck and Stanton streets near the East River, N.Y.C. The tolling of the bell marked the end of a ten-hour day, an act of protest against the employers' practice of compelling artisans to work from "dark to dark"]

The Old Mechanic's Bell tower [erected by shipwrights about 1800 at Go...

Erected by shipwrights about 1800 at Goerck and Stanton streets near the East River, N.Y.C. The tolling of the bell marked the end of a ten-hour day, an act of protest against the employers' practice of compell... more

Hyenas at work / Gillam.

Hyenas at work / Gillam.

Print shows a pack of hyenas labeled "N.Y. Commercial, N.Y. Sun, N.Y. Herald, Washtn. Post, The Rosecrans Letters, [and] 306" crowded around a sepulchral monument to James A. Garfield labeled "Fame"; those hyen... more

The Channel Tunnel Work at Dover [England]: view from the Admiralty Pier,...

The Channel Tunnel Work at Dover [England]: view from the Admiralty Pi...

Illus. in: The Illustrated London News, 1882 March 4. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

Work for me

Work for me

From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1870-1885 (Microfilm M 3500) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form)

Steam-hammer in full work

Steam-hammer in full work

Men forging iron with steam-hammer made by James Nasmyth.

Work for the master

Work for the master

From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1870-1885 (Microfilm M 3500) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form)

Ohio - the mining troubles in Hocking Valley - scene in the town of Buchtel - the striking miners' reception of "Blackleg" workmen when returning from their work escorted by a detachment of Pinkerton's detectives / from a sketch by Joseph Becker ; Hyde.

Ohio - the mining troubles in Hocking Valley - scene in the town of Bu...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1884 Oct. 25, p. 152.

Making bessemer steel at Pittsburgh - the converters at work / drawn by Charles Graham.

Making bessemer steel at Pittsburgh - the converters at work / drawn b...

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1886 April 10, pp. 232-233.

The dummy at work

The dummy at work

Title on verso. (DLC/PP-1932:0042). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: "The Automaton Dummy : Bovine Usher" by Wallace Peck, Life, 8:25 (July 8, 1886).

U.S. Army Engineer dredges at work on Ohio River; Three Brother's Islands. View downstream from Mt. Dudley showing dredges OHIO & OSWEGO at work. Aug. 25, 1887

U.S. Army Engineer dredges at work on Ohio River; Three Brother's Isla...

Photo by E.J. Carpenter. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Dams; Dikes (Engineering); Ohio River; Flood control; Dredges; Army, US Corps of Engineers; Shelf.

Firemen at work, 1733 (From an old Fire Certificate)

Firemen at work, 1733 (From an old Fire Certificate)

Illustration showing firemen on vehicle pumping water through hose onto burning building, as other firemen bring water from well in buckets and put it into vehicle.

A day's work ended / drawn by Matt Morgan.

A day's work ended / drawn by Matt Morgan.

African Americans bringing cotton in from field, Alabama. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v.65, 1887 Dec. 31, p. 333.

Dr. John Scott Mrs. Harrison's father, aged 89, at work in the Pension Office, for A.P.A., Nov. 16.

Dr. John Scott Mrs. Harrison's father, aged 89, at work in the Pension...

Dr. John Scott working at a desk in the Pension Office.

[View of the South side of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, from Bluff St., showing railroad trestle work down to river]

[View of the South side of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, from Bluff St., s...

Photograph taken from the downtown side of the Monongahela River looking towards Mount Washington. The Historic Pittsburgh Image Collections quotes a caption on an original print of this photograph at the Histo... more

The professor of tattooing at work

The professor of tattooing at work

(DLC/PP-1932:0029). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: "A Stroll Through South Street," Harper's weekly, 33:387 (May 18, 1889).

Union pump engine.  Burleigh drills at work, made by flashlight.  Chamber in C. & C. at the 1650 foot level, by flash-light.  Interior Union works-draft wheel wheighing (sic) 110 tons

Union pump engine. Burleigh drills at work, made by flashlight. Cham...

Photographed and copyrighted, 1890, by Jas. H. Crockwell, Virginia City, Nevada. Composite of four reproductions of photographic prints. In album: Souvenir of the Comstock, p. 12.