Collection Items

  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Marion's brigade crossing the Pedee River, S.C.. 1778. On their way to attack the British force under Tarleton 1 photographic print. | Image shows Francis Marion "the Swamp Fox" and his band of men in boats preparing to cross the Pee Dee River.
    • Contributor: Currier & Ives
    • Date: 1840
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    The Bostons paying the excise-man or tarring & feathering 1 print : lithograph. | Print shows a mob pouring tea into the mouth of a Loyalist who has been tarred and feathered. Behind the group, on the right, is the "Liberty Tree" from which hangs a noose and a sign "Stamp Act" written upside down; on the left, revolutionaries on a ship pouring crates of tea into the water.
    • Contributor: Johnston, David Claypoole
    • Date: 1830
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    A New method of Macarony making as practised at Boston 1 print : lithograph. | Print shows two American revolutionaries tarring and feathering the tax collector. In the background, a gallows.
    • Contributor: Johnston, David Claypoole
    • Date: 1830
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    First landing of Americans in Japan, under Commodore M.C. Perry at Gore-Hama July 14th 1853 1 print : lithograph. | Print showing sailors, officers, and members of the Japanese delegation in formations on the beach, also boats with dignitaries setting off from shore, and two American ships in the harbor.
    • Contributor: Sarony & Co. - Heine, Wilhelm
    • Date: 1855
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Descente dans les ateliers de la liberté de la presse 1 print : lithograph ; 28.6 x 46.8 cm (sheet) | Print shows on the left, King Louis-Philippe in a right side profile, whiskers obscuring his face, with his hand over the mouth of a female printer, representing freedom of the press, and showing on the far left, Comte d'Argout holding a large pair of scissors, the typical device identifying a censor. Other government...
    • Contributor: Grandville, J. J. - Desperret, Auguste
    • Date: 1833
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    "Everything coming our way" 1 print : lithograph ; 40.6 x 60.3 cm (image), 55.7 x 75.5 cm (sheet) | Print shows a farmer standing on the lower left with his arms spread wide in a welcoming gesture as all sorts of animals, including pigs, ducks, chickens, and dogs, and people rush toward him. There is open space in the upper left for a textual message.
    • Date: 1900
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Interior of Grace Church, New York 1 print : lithograph.
    • Date: 1849
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    Salmon Fall Aug. 16th 1849 1 print : lithograph ; 15 x 23.2 cm (sheet), 16.1 x 23.7 cm (mount) | Print shows a view of the cascade on the Salmon Falls Creek, Idaho.
    • Contributor: Ackerman, James,816 - Fay, Augustus, Approximately 1824 - Ackerman, James
    • Date: 1851
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Street in Great Salt Lake City - looking east 1 print : lithograph, tinted ; sheet 15 x 24.4 cm. | Print shows a broad dirt road, fenced along both sides, with a few small buildings behind the fences; also shows a covered wagon approaching the viewer and a man with two dogs herding cattle near the center of the street.
    • Contributor: Ackerman, James - Stansbury, Howard
    • Date: 1851
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Valley between promontory range and rocky butte - camp no. 2, G.S. Lake 1 print : lithograph, tinted ; sheet 15.5 x 24.2 cm. | Print shows a wetland area with herons feeding among lilypads and grasses, with mountains along the sides and in the background.
    • Contributor: Ackerman, James - Stansbury, Howard
    • Date: 1851
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    View looking north west from Promontory Point Great Salt Lake 1 print : lithograph, tinted ; sheet 15 x 23.9 cm. | Print shows a
    • Contributor: Ackerman, James - Stansbury, Howard
    • Date: 1851
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    View on Snake River Aug. 16th 1849 1 print : lithograph ; 14.3 x 23.3 cm (sheet), 15.9 x 23.8 cm (mount) | Print shows a view of the waterfalls on the Snake River, Idaho.
    • Contributor: Ackerman, James,816 - Fay, Augustus, Approximately 1824 - Ackerman, James
    • Date: 1851
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Congress bourbon 1 print : color lithograph ; sheet 59.1 x 47 cm. | Print shows two partially clad men at center, one, on the left, carrying two spears and with two dogs on a leash, a horn hangs by his side and a cherub sits on his left shoulder; the other man, on the right, carries a sheaf of wheat over his shoulder and has...
    • Contributor: Ackermann, Emil F. - J. Mayer & Co.
    • Date: 1864
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    A transfer 1 print : lithograph ; 22.5 x 28.2 cm (sheet) | Print shows a crude wooden structure raised above the ground with a harbor in the background; possibly a well with a lever, rope, and buckets.
    • Contributor: Ackermann, Rudolph - Prout, Samuel
    • Date: 1820
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    A frontispiece for a journal 1 print : lithograph ; 30.3 x 24.5 cm (sheet) | Print shows a beggar maid (Fanny Kemble, who married Pierce in 1834 and retired from the stage) holding play-bill, "beggar's petition," and a sheet of paper that states "Pity kind Yankees, friends to Humanity, give me a rich husband and I will be gone." She confronts a fancily dressed woman, holding a paper...
    • Contributor: Akin, James, Approximately - Akin, James
    • Date: 1835
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    A downright gabbler, or a goose that deserves to be hissed 1 print on wove paper: lithograph with watercolor; image 20 x 19.9 cm. | Caricature of Frances "Fanny" Wright, British-born activist, exponent of female suffrage, and outspoken critic of slavery. The title's reference to Wright as a "gabbler" probably alludes to her sensational American lecture tour of 1829. Wright wears a black dress and long white scarf, and has the head of a goose....
    • Contributor: Akin, James, Approximately - Akin, James
    • Date: 1829
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    Implements of torture, and their dangerous effects. Illustrated 1 print on wove paper : lithograph ; image 22.3 x 15 cm. | An impassioned attack on cruelty in Pennsylvania's Eastern Penitentiary. Akin presents a life-size, detailed rendering of an iron gag, "Locked upon Mathias Maccumsey, a Convict from Lancaster County, sentenced to the Cells for Manslaughter; who Died with it in his mouth..." Maccumsey's death, attributed to the iron gag, figured prominently...
    • Contributor: Akin, James, Approximately - Akin, James
    • Date: 1835
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    Lamartine membre du gouvernement provisoire - ministre des affaires etrangères 1 print : lithograph, chine collé ; 41.1 x 33 cm (sheet) | Print shows Alphonse de Lamartine, three-quarter length portrait, sitting in a chair, facing left, with right elbow resting on a table and right hand at his chin.
    • Contributor: Alophe
    • Date: 1848
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    Le femme révées Ideal beauties ; Contemplation = contemplation / 1 print : lithograph, color. | Print shows a three-quarter length view of woman looking at herself in mirror above mantel.
    • Contributor: Alophe
    • Date: 1851
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    Nieder=Oesterreich Wien 1 print : hand-colored lithograph ; sheet 38.7 x 55.3 cm. | Print shows a landscape view of the country side with sightseers and pedestrians, a horse-drawn carriage, a woman carrying a basket on her back, possibly one of the farmworkers from a field at center, the Danube River with river boat, and a distant view of the city of Vienna, in the background,...
    • Contributor: Alt, Jakob - Kunike, Adolph
    • Date: 1825
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    Independent Order of B'nai B'rith, this is to certify, ... 1 print : lithograph, tinted. | Print shows beneath banner "Benevolence, Brotherly Love, and Harmony" a blank membership certificate surrounded by vignettes of an orphan asylum, Moses, Abraham and Isaac, a menorah, domestic scenes, and others.
    • Contributor: American Oleograph Co. - Kurz, Louis
    • Date: 1876
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    I feed you all! 1 print on wove paper : lithograph printed in colors ; 42 x 55.7 cm (image) | No doubt inspired by the Granger movement, the artist asserts the importance of the farmer in American society. The title is a variation on the movement's motto, "I Pay for All." The Grange was an organization composed mostly of midwestern farmers, who united to combat the monopolistic...
    • Contributor: American Oleograph Co.
    • Date: 1875
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Vista de pajaro de la ciudad de Mexico, 1890 1 print : lithograph with tint stones ; 26 7/8 x 44 in.
    • Date: 1890
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Major Gen. McClellan 1 print : lithograph. | Full-length portrait, standing, facing left, in front of three other men and three horses.
    • Contributor: C.D. Andrews & Co.
    • Date: 1861