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Topic: work

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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

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

[Side view of relief work of chair or bench]
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.

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.

[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.

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.

Trestle work - Promontory Point, Salt Lake Valley

Trestle work - Promontory Point, Salt Lake Valley

Photograph shows Central Pacific Railroad construction workers standing on railroad flatcars being pushed by locomotive across trestle at Promontory Point in Salt Lake Valley.

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.

Frost work

Frost work

Photograph shows patterns created by frost and icicles; advertisement for The Holmes Stereoscope on verso.

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.

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

Work in Horticultural Hall

Work in Horticultural Hall

Wood engraved scene of the preparation of Phila. Centennial Expo.

Carpenters at work

Carpenters at work

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

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.

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.

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 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

Steam-hammer in full work

Steam-hammer in full work

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

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.

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