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    Pennsylvania German fraktur, broadsides, and related drawings 158 items (prints, drawings, and manuscripts) on paper : most hand-colored ; sheet 49 x 40 cm. or smaller. | Most of the fraktur, a form of Pennsylvania German folk art, are printed or manuscript birth and baptismal certificates (Taufscheine), with watercolor decoration. The manuscript fraktur also include several writing samples (Vorschriften); two valentines; drawings of various flowers, birds, animals, houses, a farm, and...
    • Contributor: Brechall, Martin - Bruckman, Carl Augustus - Brechall, Martin, Active - Sebald, H. (Hugo), Active - Krebs, F. (Friedrich) - Johann Ritter Und Companie - Sebald, H. (Hugo) - Peters, Gustav Sigismund
    • Date: 1777
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    Liste de ballons sortis de Paris pendant le siège 1870-1871 1 print (broadside) : lithograph. | Broadside shows balloon events during the Siege of Paris, 1870-71. Includes a list of balloons that left Paris with categories for balloon name, size, owner, balloonist, and number of pasengers and pigeons on board. Four illustrations show "Gonflement d'un ballon" (inflation of a balloon); "Descente au Montzid (Norwège)"; "Morte de Prince et LaCaze," (crash at sea); and "[A]grandissement...
    • Date: 1874
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    Le ballons sortis pendant le Siege de Paris, 1870-1871 1 print (broadside) : lithograph, partially hand-colored. | Broadside about balloon events during the Siege of Paris, 1870-1871. Includes a list of balloons that left Paris, keyed to a map of their descents. Several vignettes show balloons, including "le Richard Wallace" at battle sites. Illustrations at bottom depict "Morte de Prince et LaCaze" (crash of "Le Jaquart" at sea); "Agrandissement des dépèches microscopiques exécutées...
    • Date: 1870
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    Les ballons du Siège de Paris, septembre 1870 - février 1871 1 print (broadside) : lithograph. | Broadside about balloon events during the Siege of Paris, 1870-1871. Includes a list of balloons that left Paris, with categories for name of balloon and balloonist, date and time of departure and arrival. Surrounding illustrations depict: "Transport d'un ballon captif de lʹArmée de la Loire" (a balloon descent in the coutryside); "A dessus de la mer! Voyage de...
    • Contributor: Tissandier, Albert
    • Date: 1870
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    Navire aérien, le poisson volant, inventé et exécuté par M. Camille Vert, ingénieur-mécanicien ... 1 print (broadside) : lithograph. | Broadside announcing the exhibit at the Palais de l'industrie, séances expérimentales in Paris of a fish-shaped, steam-powered airship designed by Camille Vert. Features design drawing of the airship, equipped with two propellers and two parachutes. (Source: A.G. Renstrom, LC staff, 1981-82.)
    • Contributor: Vert, Camille
    • Date: 1859
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    L'Aérienne, nouveau systême de ballon dirigeable par Camille Dupuy 1 print (broadside) : lithograph. | Broadside announcing the exhibition of a navigable balloon designed by Camille Dupuy at the "boulevart Magenta, 37" and the "rue des Marais, St. Martin" in Paris beginning December 18, 1866.
    • Date: 1866
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    Kriegs Anleihe, helft den Hütern eures Glückes 1 print : lithograph, color ; 33.4 x 22.5 cm (image) on 35.2 x 24.8 cm (mount) | Print shows a man holding a sword in his right hand and his left arm around a woman holding an infant. An appeal for financial contributions to the war effort to ensure victory, peace, and happiness.
    • Contributor: Georgi, Walter - Rehse Archiv Für Zeitgeschichte Und Publizistik, Dlc
    • Date: 1918
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    Der letzte Hieb ist die 8. Kriegsanleihe 1 print : lithograph, color ; 33.7 x 23.1 cm (image) on 35.2 x 24.7 cm (mount) | Print shows an idealized German soldier swinging a large sword. An appeal for financial contributions to the war effort.
    • Contributor: Neumann, Paul - Rehse Archiv Für Zeitgeschichte Und Publizistik, Dlc
    • Date: 1918
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    Wir schlagen sie und zeichnen Kriegsanleihe! 1 print : lithograph, color ; 32.9 x 23.2 cm (image) on 35.2 x 24.7 cm (mount) | Print shows two tanks on rough terrain, firing at unseen enemies as shells burst above them. An appeal for financial contributions to the war effort.
    • Contributor: Rehse Archiv Für Zeitgeschichte Und Publizistik, Dlc
    • Date: 1914
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    Für die Kriegsanleihe! 1 print : lithograph, color ; 32.4 x 21.5 cm (image) on 35.1 x 24.9 cm (mount) | Print shows a green cherub with a black, white, and red ribbon around its waist, holding a World War I German helmet filled with coins. An appeal for financial contributions to the war effort.
    • Contributor: Plontke, Paul - Rehse Archiv Für Zeitgeschichte Und Publizistik, Dlc
    • Date: 1917
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    Not so bad as we seem: or, many sides to a character 1 print : lithograph, color | Reproduction of broadside for theatrical play directed by Charles Dickens at Devonshire House, May 16th, 1851.
    • Date: 1900
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    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: J. Mayer & Co. - Ackermann, Emil F.
    • Date: 1864
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    Westward the march of empire takes it flight 1 print on wove paper : lithograph with letterpress ; image 75 x 56.5 cm. | A grand Whig campaign broadside, with text "A brief sketch of the principal events in the lives of William Henry Harrison, and John Tyler . . ." written by Benjamin Owen Tyler. The biographies highlight the candidates' public careers and (in Harrison's case) military exploits. The text is...
    • Contributor: Baker, Alfred E. - Tyler, Benjamin Owen
    • Date: 1840
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    A head of all, N.L. Hansen & Co's. magnolia tobacco, unsurpassed by any in use. For sale here 1 print : lithograph ; sheet 44.6 x 48.4 cm, on mount 45.5 x 49 cm. | Print shows an advertisement broadside for "N.L. Hansen & Co's Magnolia Tobacco" with an eagle perched on a banner above he product name and an African American man at bottom center, with arms outstretched holding a stalk of tobacco in each hand.
    • Contributor: Betge, Robert J. (Robert Julius)
    • Date: 1857
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    Three kingdoms 1 print : lithograph. | Broadside advertisement for Stainburn's Vegetable Extract Pills showing the interior of a workshop manufactoring pills from vegetable extracts.
    • Date: 1842
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    National Democratic Republican nomination 1 print on wove paper: lithograph ; sheet 59 x 48.5 cm. | A campaign broadside for Democratic candidates Martin Van Buren and Richard Johnson, produced for the presidential election of 1840. It is illustrated with: 1) a vignette of the American eagle in a halo of stars, clutching arrows and an olive branch, and draped with a banderole on which appears the motto:...
    • Contributor: Endicott - Durham, Elijah
    • Date: 1840
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    The life and public services of William H. Harrison 1 print on wove paper : wood engraving and letterpress ; sheet 56.2 x 43.4 cm. | A large Whig campaign broadside for the presidential election of 1840. Three columns of text outline the career, military accomplishments, and other distinctions of presidential candidate William Henry Harrison. The text is framed by illustrations of battles and other incidents, military motifs and trophies, figures of Indians...
    • Contributor: Croome, Meignelle & Minot - Fagan, J.
    • Date: 1840
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    Emigration--Detailing the progress and vicissitudes of an emigrant 1 print : lithograph. | A 15-panel narrative illustrating the difficulties faced by English emigrants getting to, and after arriving in, North America, including snakes, alligators, disease, cannibals, homesickness, and poverty.
    • Contributor: Grant, C. J. (Charles Jameson) - Grant, C. J. (Charles Jameson), Active
    • Date: 1833
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    Dr. D. Jayne's alterative 1 print : lithograph ; sheet 54.7 x 35.6 cm. | Print shows a man fighting off two tigers with the butt end of a rifle as another man hangs onto a tree; one of the tigers has fallen off a cliff and the other is about to meet the same fate.
    • Contributor: Jayne, David
    • Date: 1845
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    Mr. F.S. Chanfrau "as Mose" in the new piece called "A glance at New York" 1 print : lithograph. | Mr. F.S. Chanfrau, full-length, seated, facing left, making a fist.
    • Contributor: Magee, John L.
    • Date: 1848
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    Ja'ques' the rival of Farina's eau de cologne. Sold here 1 print : lithograph ; sheet 34.3 x 46.7 cm, on paper mount 34.9 x 47.4 cm. | Print shows two men posed as if fencing, with left arms raised and swords crossed at center below a "trade mark" that shows two crossed swords and the motto "Cum Farina Æmulus Sum"; advertising "eau de cologne".
    • Contributor: J. Mayer & Co.
    • Date: 1877
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    For President Horace Greeley of New York and for Vice President Benjn. Gratz. Brown Print shows an unusually elaborate and imaginative campaign banner for Liberal Republican-Democratic presidential candidate Horace Greeley. The print contrasts scenes of war and mayhem from Ulysses S. Grant's past as a Civil War general (right) to the world of letters, peace, and progress supposedly fostered by New York Tribune editor Greeley (left). Wearing his trademark white coat and spectacles, Greeley appears in the foreground...
    • Contributor: Merinsky, Svobodin - Brueckner, Henry
    • Date: 1872
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    For president Horace Greeley of New York and for vice president Benjn. Gratz Brown of Missouri Print shows an unusually elaborate and imaginative campaign banner for Liberal Republican-Democratic presidential candidate Horace Greeley. The print contrasts scenes of war and mayhem from Ulysses S. Grant's past as a Civil War general (right) to the world of letters, peace, and progress supposedly fostered by New York Tribune editor Greeley (left). Wearing his trademark white coat and spectacles, Greeley appears in the foreground...
    • Contributor: Merinsky, Svobodin - Brueckner, Henry
    • Date: 1872
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    James A. Garfield Republican candidate for president - Chester A. Arthur Republican candidate for vice president 1 print (broadside) : lithograph. | Broadside showing James A. Garfield, bust portrait, facing right, and Chester A. Arthur, bust portrait, facing front.
    • Contributor: Arnold, Vic - A.S. Seer's Printing Establishment (New York, N.Y.)
    • Date: 1880
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    Charles W. Alcott, successor to George Kuhn, dealer in all kins of kindling wood, cor. Ave. B & E 18th St. New York 1 print : lithograph, hand-colored ; 48.8 x 62 cm (sheet) | Print shows a broadside announcement that Charles W. Alcott has taken over the "Wood Yard" formerly run by George Kuhn. At center is a large warehouse with four vignettes showing the kinds of activities involved within to prepare wood kindling for sale to merchants and others.
    • Date: 1860