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    • An Heir to the Throne, or the Next Republican Candidate

    • African Americans (portrayed) Barnum, Phineas T. Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872; New York tribune. Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
    • The Republicans' purported support of Negro rights is taken to an extreme here. Editor Horace Greeley (left) and candidate Abraham Lincoln (resting his elbow on a rail at right) stand on either side of a short black man holding a spear. The latter...
    • "The Impending Crisis"_or Caught in the Act

    • Antislavery movements; Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Raymond, Henry J.(Henry Jarvis) 1820-1869; Slavery, abolition, and emancipation; Seward, William H.(William Henry) 1801-1872; South Carolina
    • The print's title derives from the name of Hinton Rowan Helper's 1857 pamphlet "The Impending Crisis," an influential document in antislavery literature. Here the crisis is that of New York senator William H. Seward, whose recent loss of the...
    • The Bombardment and Capture of Fort Hindman, Arkansas Post, Ark. Jany. 11th 1863.

    • Armored vessels. Fort Hindman (Ark. McClernand, John A.(John Alexander) 1812-1900; Porter, David D.(David Dixon) 1813-1891; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
    • Depicts 5 Union ironclad ships attacking Confederate fort while Union soldiers stand on the shore. Caption: "By the Gun-boats, commanded by Rear Admiral D. D. Porter, and the Union troops under Majr. Genl. McClernand; the number of Prisoners taken...
    • Astley's Amphitheatre

    • Astley's Amphitheatre; Microcosm Publishing
    • Illustration of Astley's Amphitheatre, opened by Philip Astley in 1773. Scene shows a circus performance in progress on the stage it was rebuilt in 1803 after one of several fires. From "The Microcosms of London," a series of views with figures...
    • Photograph Album of the De Beers Consolidated Mines Ltd. Kimberley, South Africa 1899-1905

    • Babcock & Wilcox; Baldwin-Westinghouse; Bellis-Morcom Co.; Brigham, Alexander Fay; Bultfontein Mine; Cape Colony, South Africa; Civil engineers; De Beers Consolidated Mines Ltd.; Diamond mines and mining- South Africa; Dutoitspan Mine; General...
    • The photographs of five mines: DeBeers, Dutoitspan, Kimberley, Wesselton and Bultfontein Mine with captions as well as mining equipment, ore processing and diamond matrix ore are pasted to the board pages. There is no alphabetic or chronological...
    • Trading for coffee and tobacco. Between the fortified lines during a truce. PLATE 35

    • Barter--1860-1870; Military personnel--Confederate--1860-1870; Military personnel--Union--1860-1870; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Military life
    • Some men from both the Confederate and the Union are trading for goods such as coffee and tobacco. The scene behind them is strewn with tree stumps, as the wood has been used for fires and fortification. In the distance, groups of men and clouds of...
    • The National Game. Three "Outs" and One "Run". Abraham Winning the Ball

    • Baseball. Bates, Edward, 1793-1869; Bell, John, 1796-1869; Breckinridge, John C.(John Cabell) 1821-1875. Douglas, Stephen A.(Stephen Arnold) 1813-1861; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
    • A pro-Lincoln satire, deposited for copyright weeks before the 1860 presidential election. The contest is portrayed as a baseball game in which Lincoln has defeated (left to right) John Bell, Stephen A. Douglas, and John C. Breckinridge. Lincoln...
    • The Battle of Baton Rouge, La. Aug. 4th 1862

    • Baton Rouge (La.)--History. Armored vessels. Soldiers; Battlefields. Campaigns & battles--Louisiana--Baton Rouge--1860-1870. United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns & battles.
    • Depicts Union and Confederate infantry engaged in combat with injured Confederate soldiers in the foreground and armored ships firing artillery in the background.
    • The lull in the fight. PLATE 34

    • Battlefields--1870-1880
    • A group of soldiers are relaxing along a fence during a break in the fight. They are engaging in activities such as smoking, conversing, playing cards, and cooking. Some men appear to be keeping watch while the others enjoy the lull.
    • General Stoneman's Great Cavalry Raid, May 1863.

    • Battlefields -- Pictorial works. Battles -- Pictorial works. Cavalry -- Pictorial works. Stoneman, George, 1822-1894. United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Pictorial works.
    • Depicts General Stoneman's Union cavalry fighting on horseback among wounded Confederate soldiers.
    • Scrapbook of Market Street Bridge/Kittanning Bridge Photographs, 1932

    • Bethlehem Steel Company; Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Highways; Labrobe Brewery; McClintic-Marshall Corporation; Allegheny River; Armstrong County, Pennsylvania; Applewold, Pennsylvania; Kittanning, Pennsylvania; Latrobe,...
    • The collection of the photographs begins with erection of main span in July 1931 and also shows the demolition of the previous metal bridge across the Allegheny River in 1932. Captions written in black ink are beneath the photos. Also included...
    • Southern "Volunteers".

    • Confederate States of America. Army; Draft; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
    • The print may have appeared soon after the Confederate Congress passed a national conscription act on April 16, 1862, to strengthen its dwindling army of volunteers. The artist characterizes regular Confederate troops as unsavory, criminal types....
    • The True Peace Commissioners

    • Copperhead movement; Democratic National Convention. Lee, Robert E.(Robert Edward) 1807-1870; Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889; Grant, Ulysses S.(Ulysses Simpson) 1822-1885. Sherman, William T.(William Tecumseh) 1820-1891; Sheridan, Philip Henry,...
    • An angered response to false Confederate peace overtures and to the push for reconciliation with the South advanced by the Peace Democrats in 1864. (See also "The Sportsman Upset by the Recoil of His Own Gun," no. 1864-32.) Confederate general...
    • Abraham's Dream!_
"Coming events cast their shadows before".

    • Elections--United States; Liberty. United States. President. Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; McClellan, George B.--(George Brinton),--1826-1885; White House (Washington, D.C.
    • The artist portrays a President tormented by nightmares of defeat in the election of 1864. The print probably appeared late in the campaign. Lincoln was said to have believed in the prophetic importance of dreams. The President lies on a bed under...


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