Collection Items

  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    "U.S.S. San Francisco" 1 print : etching ; 22.7 x 27.5 cm (plate), 25.2 x 29.3 cm (sheet) | Print shows a starboard view of the cruiser U.S.S. San Francisco at sea.
    • Contributor: Ashley, George Carvel
    • Date: 1943
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Declaration of Independence Print shows a facsimile of the Declaration of Independence, in an ornamental oval frame with medallions of seals of the thirteen original colonies, and medallion portraits of John Hancock, George Washington, and Thomas Jefferson. Above is an eagle with shield, olive branch, and arrows, holding a streamer reading "E Pluribus Unum." An incomplete state of the print was deposited for copyright by John Binns...
    • Contributor: Binns, John - Bridport, George - Sully, Thomas - Stuart, Gilbert - Otis, Bass - Copley, John Singleton - Murray, George - Parker, Charles H. - Longacre, James Barton - Adams, John Quincy
    • Date: 1819
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    30,000,000 immigrants 1 print : lithograph. | Print shows a group of Immigrants either waiting at an immigration station or enroute to New York City from Ellis Island; the Statue of Liberty is visible in the background.
    • Contributor: Bryson, Bernarda
    • Date: 1930
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Arkansas sharecropper and wife 1 print : lithograph ; sheet 29.7 x 40.7 cm. | Print shows a sharecropper and his wife, half-length portrait, standing among cotton plants and farm buildings.
    • Contributor: Bryson, Bernarda
    • Date: 1930
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Cyrus McCormick's reaper 1 print : lithograph. | Print shows Cyrus McCormick standing in the foreground holding a paper "Prarie Farmer" with the headline "Boom in Wheat!"; an old woman is sitting to the right and, in the background, are several men and a woman standing near a reaper in front of a brick farmhouse.
    • Contributor: Bryson, Bernarda
    • Date: 1930
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    The empire builders 1 print : lithograph ; sheet 33.6 x 39.8 cm. | Print shows, from left, James J. Hill, Andrew Carnegie, Cornelius Vanderbilt, John D. Rockefeller, J. Pierpont Morgan, Jay Cooke or Edward H. Harriman, and Jay Gould, wearing top coats, wearing or holding hats, in a room with a view of Trinity Church in New York City, N.Y.
    • Contributor: Bryson, Bernarda
    • Date: 1930
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    A Mormon family 1 print : lithograph. | Print shows a Mormon family, consisting of the husband, two wives, and seven children, posed for group portrait in front of their dwelling, with several buildings in the community in the background.
    • Contributor: Bryson, Bernarda
    • Date: 1930
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Slave ship] 1 print : lithograph ; 29 x 39 cm. | Print showing emaciated male and female slaves crowded onto the deck of a sailing ship.
    • Contributor: Bryson, Bernarda
    • Date: 1930
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Stranded mines] 1 print : lithograph. | Print shows an unemployed miner leaning on a crutch, with an abandoned mine and miner's dwellings in the background.
    • Contributor: Bryson, Bernarda
    • Date: 1930
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Polo 1 print : etching, color. | Print showing two polo players moving to the right.
    • Date: 1940
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Polo 1 print : etching, color. | Print showing two polo players moving to the left.
    • Date: 1940
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Saut au brook 1 print : etching, color. | Print showing horseback riders jumping over a fence and brook during a steeplechase.
    • Date: 1940
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Gone away 1 print : mezzotint, color. | Print shows a man on horseback, with dogs, fox hunting.
    • Contributor: Crawford, Thomas Hamilton
    • Date: 1931
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Sir William Blackstone, half-length portrait, seated, facing slightly left] 1 print : mezzotint, color.
    • Contributor: Reynolds, Joshua, Sir - Crawford, Thomas Hamilton - Reynolds, Joshua
    • Date: 1930
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    The yacht squadron at Newport 1 photomechanical print : halftone, color. | Print showing yachts, a steamboat, and several rowboats in a harbor at Newport, includes identification of the yachts.
    • Contributor: Meriden Gravure Company
    • Date: 1974
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Napoléon reçoit la reine de Prusse à Tilsitt 6 Juillet 1807 1 print : etching and engraving, chine collé ; plate 31 x 40.6 cm, on sheet 40 x 50.2 cm. | Print shows Napoleon meeting Louise, Queen of Prussia, in Tilsit, 6 July 1807 for peace negotiations following Prussia's defeat in the battles of Jena and Auerstadt; also shown are Frederick William III, King of Prussia, Alexander I, Emperor of Russia, and Charles Maurice...
    • Contributor: Danois, Adrien Charles - Gosse, Nicolas Louis François - Gavard, Charles
    • Date: 1838
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Servir a dieu c'est regner 1 print : engraving ; sheet 45.3 x 32.7 cm. | Print shows Henrietta Maria, Queen, consort of Charles I, King of England, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly left, wearing elaborate dress with pear shaped pin at the end of a long strand of pearls, in oval.
    • Contributor: Delff, Willem Jacobsz - Mytens, Daniel
    • Date: 1633
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    La Tour de Babel 1 print : color. | Cartoon shows caricatures of many men and women at an amusement park featuring such attractions as "Le Géant de Danzig," "Photographe," and "Bavaria: La Potinière de la S.D.N." Several movie cameras are filming people walking up a Tower of Babel, with a "Valise Diplomatique" van in the background.
    • Contributor: Derso, Alois - Kelen, Emery
    • Date: 1931
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    The time honored guest 1 print : etching. | Man being served food at table outdoors.
    • Contributor: Dobie, James - Sadler, Walter Dendy
    • Date: 1907
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Sergeant Andrew Wallace, served 29 years 8 mo. in the service of the Utd. States, and is still alive 103 years of age 1 print : lithograph. | Print shows Andrew Wallace, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front.
    • Contributor: Wild, J. C. (John Caspar), Approximately - Fenderich, Charles - Wild, J. C. - Block, Herbert
    • Date: 1844
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Arlington House Print shows an exterior view of the Arlington House, the former home of Robert E. Lee, with a few sightseers on the front lawn.
    • Contributor: Gedney, J. F. - W.H. & O.H. Morrison (Firm)
    • Date: 1868
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Old North Church (Christ Church) 1 photomechanical print : offset, color ; 44.7 x 48.3 cm (sheet) | Print shows a street view of the Old North Church (Christ Church) in Boston, Massachusetts.
    • Contributor: Getty, Francis E.
    • Date: 1931
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [New York (City) scene, including the Chrysler bldg.] 1 photomechanical print : line photoengraving with paste-on ; 37.3 x 18.3 cm (image), 50.5 x 32.9 cm (sheet) | Print shows a street view, possibly from the corner of 42nd Street and Lexington Ave., of the Chrysler Building, with other buildings to the right and left, and with a trolley, automobile, and pedestrians on the street.
    • Date: 1930
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Vuë de Boston. Prospect des grossen Plazes gegen der alten Sud Kirche der Presbiterianer zu Boston Vuë de la Ruë grande vers l'Eglise du Sud des Presbiteriennes a Boston Print shows view of street and what the artist imagined to be the Old South Congregational Church in Boston, Massachusetts.
    • Contributor: Habermann, Franz Xaver
    • Date: 1778
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Lincoln at home 1 print : mezzotint. | Print showing Abraham Lincoln, full-length portrait, sitting in chair on the left with Mary Todd standing next to him, and sons Thomas and Robert Todd at a desk on the right.
    • Contributor: Hall, Henry Bryan
    • Date: 1931