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...
Baker, Alfred E. - Tyler, Benjamin Owen
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.
Photo, Print, Drawing
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...
Merinsky, Svobodin - Brueckner, Henry
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...