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