Collection Items

  • Collection
    Visual materials from the papers of John D. Whiting
    John D. Whiting collection
    John D. Whiting, a member of the American Colony in Jerusalem, worked as a tour guide, businessman, writer, and photographer. Photograph albums show people, locations, and events in the Middle East generally from the 1890s to 1954. Two albums document Palestine (present day Israel, the West Bank and the Gaza Strip) and the Sinai during World War I, showing Ottoman/German and British military activities,...
    • Contributor: Matson, G. Eric (GÀstgifvar Eric) - Matson Photo Service - Whiting, John D. (John David) - American Colony (Jerusalem). Photo Department - Larsson, Lewis
    • Date: 1857
  • Collection
    Liljenquist Family Collection (Library of Congress)
    Liljenquist Family Collection of Civil War Photographs (Library of Congress) | Liljenquist Family Collection of Civil War Ambrotypes and Tintypes (Library of Congress) Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    The majority of the ambrotypes and tintypes are portraits by unidentified photographers of Civil War soldiers, primarily Union soldiers, as well as some portraits of civilians, outdoor scenes, and copies of works of art. The collection also includes miscellaneous photographs including cartes de visite, manuscripts, ephemera, and objects acquired by the donor while building the collection of ambrotypes and tintypes.
    • Contributor: Liljenquist, Christian Blaine - Liljenquist, Jason George - Liljenquist, Thomas Richard - Liljenquist, Brandon Paul
    • Date: 1851
  • Collection
    [Grosvenor collection of Alexander Graham Bell photographs]
    Alexander Graham Bell photograph collection | Gilbert H. Grosvenor collection of photographs of the Alexander Graham Bell family | Bell photograph collection Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    The photographs of Alexander Graham Bell and his family, activities, and scientific investigations consist of daguerreotypes and other cased images, photographs, glass negatives, and photograph albums. Included are professional portraits of several generations of the Bell, Fairchild, Grosvernor, and other families, and photographs by family members. Snapshots and family scenes taken during travels in the United States, Canada, Europe, and Australia and at homes...
    • Contributor: Grosvenor, Gilbert Hovey
    • Date: 1850
  • Collection
    Brady-Handy photograph collection
    Handy-Brady photograph collection | Brady-Handy collection Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    The majority of the Brady-Handy negatives are Civil War and post-Civil War portraits, with a small collection of Washington views. Included are Presidents of the United States, their wives, members of Congress, military and naval officers, actors, artists, religious leaders, and other notables.
    • Contributor: Handy, Levin C. (Levin Corbin) - Brady, Mathew
    • Date: 1855
  • Collection
    Panoramic photograph filing series (Library of Congress) Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available ca. 4,250 photographic prints : b&w and some color ; various sizes, most 28 in. long or longer. | ca. 75 photomechanical prints : b&w and some color ; various sizes, most 28 in. long or longer. | Most are panoramic scenes of the United States and over 20 foreign countries, especially views of towns, cities, and tourist locations, with emphasis on California, New...
    • Contributor: Geo. R. Lawrence Co. - West Coast Art Co. - Bandholtz, F. J. (Frederick J.) - Haines Photo Co. (Conneaut, Ohio) - Pillsbury Picture Co.
    • Date: 1851
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    PH filing series photographs (Library of Congress)
    F. Holland Day photograph collection | Day (F. Holland) photograph collection Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    ca. 3,200 photographic prints : most b&w, some color; various sizes. | This filing series contains many of the Library's photographic prints that have special aesthetic, technical, or historic importance. All photographic portfolios are also part of this series. A primary interest in the photos is studying the creative expression and techniques of individual photographers from mid-1800s to the present. American photographers created most...
    • Contributor: Day, F. Holland
    • Date: 1850
  • Collection
    Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress) Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available 1,784 prints (posters) : some b&w, most color; various sizes. | Collection includes posters advertising individual plays and operettas, burlesque, vaudeville, and specialty acts, dance companies, extravaganzas produced by the Kiralfy Brothers, portraits of entertainers, and stock posters. Featured performers include Julia Arthur, De Wolfe Hopper, Joseph Hart Vaudeville Co., Thomas W. Keene, Andrew Mack, Robert B. Mantell, Mathews & Bulger, Lewis Morrison, Phil...
    • Contributor: Strobridge & Co. Lith - U.S. Lithograph Co. - U.S. Printing Co. - A.S. Seer Print - Metropolitan Litho. Studio - H.C. Miner Litho. Co. - Courier Litho. Co.
    • Date: 1850
  • Collection
    Presidential File filing series (Library of Congress) 15,000 photographs and prints. | Portraits and other pictures relating to the lives, careers, and families of U.S. presidents, including their homes and birthplaces, friends and associates in group portraits, political campaigns, inaugurations, and statues and cartoons. Most of the portraits depict presidents prior to Harry Truman, with extensive documentation for George Washington and Abraham Lincoln.
    • Date: 1790
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    Fenton Crimean War photograph collection
    Roger Fenton collection Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    263 photographic prints : chiefly salted paper, some albumen ; 29.4 x 36.2 cm. or smaller. | These photographs present a substantial documentary record of the participants and the landscape of the Crimean War, although there are no actual combat scenes. Comprised mainly of portrait photographs of British military personnel, as well as some French and Turkish military personnel, including a nurse attached to...
    • Contributor: Fenton, Roger
    • Date: 1855
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    Pennell collection of Whistleriana
    Joseph Pennell collection of Whistleriana | Joseph and Elizabeth Robins Pennell collection of Whistleriana | Whistleriana collection | I. & E.R. Pennell-Whistler Collection Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    ca. 1,000 items : b&w and color ; 7 cm or smaller. | Joseph and Elizabeth Pennell were introduced to James McNeill Whistler (1834-1903) after their move to London in 1884. As their friendship grew, the Pennells began collecting literary and biographical information on Whistler and were asked by the artist to write his biography. Whistler himself contributed notes and suggestions. The Life of...
    • Contributor: Pennell, Joseph - Pennell, Elizabeth Robins - Whistler, James McNeill
    • Date: 1850
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    Anson Conger Goodyear Collection of Lincoln images 5 photographs ; 35.4 x 29.1 cm. or smaller. | Portraits of Abraham Lincoln with and without a beard; most are half-length, some are in profile.
    • Contributor: Hesler, Alexander - Berger, Anthony - Goodyear, A. Conger (Anson Conger) - Gardner, Alexander
    • Date: 1856