Collection Items

  • 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, Thomas Richard - Liljenquist, Jason George - Liljenquist, Brandon Paul - Liljenquist, Christian Blaine
    • Date: 1851
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    Goldstein Foundation collection
    Ben and Beatrice Goldstein collection of prints and drawings Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    The collection represents the legacy of realist artists Robert Henri, John Sloan, and Thomas Hart Benton, under whom many of the artists in the exhibition studied and who stood as advocates of representational art. These artists rejected abstraction--in spite of its growing influence in America--as irrelevant and inaccessible. Their empathetic depictions of ordinary men and women enduring or enjoying their everyday lives expressed the...
    • Contributor: Janey (Slave). Janey (Slave) Bill of Sale - Larabee, Esther. Esther Larabee Indenture
    • Date: 1800
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    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: Brady, Mathew - Handy, Levin C. (Levin Corbin)
    • Date: 1855
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    Documentary drawing filing series (Library of Congress)
    Drawings (documentary) filing series (Library of Congress) | DRWG filing series (Library of Congress) | Civil War drawings collection (Library of Congress). | J. Pierpont Morgan collection of Civil War drawings (Library of Congress). Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    ca. 3,000 drawings : b&w and color ; various sizes. | This assemblage of documentary drawings features many eye-witness sketches made during the U.S. Civil War. Also included are topographical views, bank note vignettes, portraits, and courtroom sketches. A large group of Russian drawings show areas of China in the 1800s. Among the well-known artists represented by numerous works are William Birch, Howard Brodie,...
    • Date: 1750
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    British cartoon prints collection (Library of Congress)
    British cartoon print filing series (Library of Congress) | Cartoon prints collection (Library of Congress) Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    ca. 10,000 prints : some hand-colored ; various sizes. | Primarily satirical prints by British artists and/or publishers to highlight the foibles of politically and socially prominent persons. Also includes some Dutch, French, and German cartoons. Frequently depicted are members of Parliament, the royal family, and their mistresses. Also depicted, often in allegories, are symbolic characters such as Britannia, Brother Jonathan, John Bull, and...
    • Date: 1650
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    Spanish Civil War poster collection (Library of Congress) Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available 123 prints (posters) : lithographs, chiefly color ; 213 x 161 cm. or smaller. | 1 print (poster) : silkscreen, color ; 43 x 28 cm. | Items from this poster collection are sponsored by all factions in the Spanish Civil War including Republican, anti-Republican groups (including the Falange, party of Francisco Franco), trade unions, Catalonian nationalists and various international factions. A large number...
    • Contributor: Bardasano, José - Fontseré, Carles - Hinsberger, Aleix - Puyol, Ramón - Catalonia (Spain). Comissariat De Propaganda - Confederación Nacional Del Trabajo (Spain) - F.A.I. (Organization : Spain) - Falange Española. Jefatura Nacional De Prensa Y Propaganda. Seccion Mural - Unión General De Trabajadores De España - Spain. Ministerio De Instrucción Pública Y Sanidad
    • Date: 1936
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    Civil war photographs, 1861-1865 (Library of Congress)
    Selected civil war photograph collection (Library of Congress) | Anthony-Taylor-Rand-Ordway-Eaton collection (Library of Congress) Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    ca. 7,200 photographs + 4 illustrations. | Images depict military personnel and facilities, primarily from a Union perspective. Includes the main Eastern theater, the federal navy and seaborne expeditions against the Atlantic Coast of the Confederacy, the war in the West, Washington, D.C., African Americans, fortifications, battlefields, preparations for battle and the aftermath of battle. Also, many portraits of officers and enlisted men, and...
    • Contributor: Barnard, George N. - Brady, Mathew , Approximately - Gardner, Alexander - Gibson, James F. - O'Sullivan, Timothy H. - Smith, William Morris
    • Date: 1860
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    Abdul-Hamid II collection of photographs of the Ottoman Empire Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available 51 albums ; 19 x 32 in. or smaller. | These photographic albums portray the Ottoman Empire during the reign of one of its last sultans, Abdul-Hamid II. They highlight the modernization of numerous aspects of the Ottoman Empire. Most of the places depicted are within the boundaries of modern-day Turkey, but buildings and sites in Iraq, Lebanon, Greece and other countries are also...
    • Contributor: Abdülhamid II, Sultan of the Turks - Abdullah Fréres - Sebah & Joaillier - Abdülhamid II - Abdullah Frères
    • Date: 1880
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    Bain News Service photograph collection
    George Grantham Bain News Service photograph collection | Bain collection Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    ca. 40,000 negatives : glass ; 4 x 5 in. and 5 x 7 in. | ca. 710 negatives : glass ; 8 x 10 in. | 64 negatives : nitrate film ; 2 1/1 x 3 1/2 in. and 4 x 6 in. | The photographs document local, national, and international news events with a special emphasis on people and events in New...
    • Contributor: Bain, George Grantham - Bain News Service
    • Date: 1860
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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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    Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs
    Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    ca. 5,145 transparencies : color slides ; 35mm. | 537 photographic prints : gelatin silver and dye coupler ; 36 x 28 cm or smaller. | ca. 6,000 photographs on ca. 154 contact sheets : b&w prints ; sheets 30 x 26 cm and 28 x 23.5 cm or smaller. | ca. 6,000 negatives : safety film ; chiefly 35 mm. | ca. 50...
    • Contributor: Kandell, Alice S. - Tse Ten Tashi - Sikkim (India). Publicity Department
    • Date: 1965
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    Matson photograph collection
    G. Eric and Edith Matson collection | Matson collection Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    ca. 20,000 negatives : glass and film, bulk b&w, some color ; 10 x 12 in. or smaller. | 13 albums (ca. 5,249 photographic prints) ; 15 x 11 in. or smaller (albums) | ca. 905 transparencies : glass, film, 35mm slides, lantern slides, autochromes, finlaycolor, b&w and color; 8 x 10 in. or smaller. | ca. 1120 photographs : gelatin silver prints ;...
    • Contributor: Matson Photo Service - American Colony (Jerusalem). Photo Department
    • Date: 1898
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    Visual materials from the papers of John D. Whiting
    John D. Whiting collection
    28 albums (ca. 3,138 photographic prints) ; 31 x 41 cm. (12 x 16 in.) or smaller (albums) | 23 photographic prints ; 26 x 58 cm. (8 x 23 in.) or smaller | 29 negatives : safety and nitrate ; 4 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. or smaller. | 19 transparencies : color ; 2 1/2 x 2 1/2 in. | 1 book...
    • Contributor: Whiting, John D. (John David) - Matson, G. Eric (Gästgifvar Eric) - Larsson, Lewis - American Colony (Jerusalem). Photo Department - Matson Photo Service
    • Date: 1857
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Visual materials from the O.M. Poe papers ca. 650 items (chiefly stereographs and photographic prints) ; various sizes. | Includes 400 stereographs and over 200 photographic prints relating to Poe's military and government careers, personal life, and interests (filed in LOT). Subjects include Civil War battle sights as depicted in panoramas, mammoth plate prints, and stereographs by George N. Barnard and views of the siege of Charleston, S.C., by Haas and...
    • Contributor: Barnard, George N. - Bell, William - Jackson, William Henry - O'Sullivan, Timothy H. - Watkins, Carleton E. - Hillers, John K. - Haas & Peale
    • Date: 1800
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    Music cover collection (Library of Congress) ca. 1,700 prints : chiefly lithographs, b&w and color ; 36 x 28 cm. or smaller. | Images reflect varied aspects of American history, culture, and politics of the nineteenth century. Examples of topics depicted include African Americans; animals; children; cities; the Civil War; daily life; dancing; educational institutions; emblems and symbols; entertainers; fashion; flags; genre scenes; landscapes; love and marriage; military personnel; musical...
    • Contributor: Brown, George Loring - Champney, Benjamin - Grain, Frederick - Hewitt, William Keesey - Homer, Winslow - Johnston, David Claypoole - Lane, Fitz Henry
    • Date: 1830
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    Tobacco label collection (Library of Congress) ca. 900 prints : engravings, etchings, lithographs, b&w and color ; 35 x 43 cm. or smaller. | Images reflect varied aspects of American history, popular culture, and politics of the nineteenth century. Examples of topics depicted include African Americans, animals, children, Civil War generals, events, flags, gods & goddesses, humorous situations, Indians, literary characters, people smoking, portraits of American and European political figures,...
    • Date: 1844