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WHAT THINK YE OF C-O-N-G'S NOW?, 1790-3
1790-1793
PR.010.1790.3
New York City Colonization Society
1837
PR.031.series.2.medium.clubs.a
Maiden Lane Pictorial Business Directory
1849
LIB.F128.65.M2.N5.1849
The Audubon Estate on the Banks of the Hudson, Foot of 159th St. at Carmansville (for D.T. Valentine's Manual of the Council of the City of New York)
1865
PR.020.7.1
Audubon's House
Before 1864
PR.020.7.2
New York City: The Evacuation Day Centennial, November 26th, The Grand Marine Procession Passing up the East River
1883
PR.049.NYC.events.parades.holi
Advertising card for Clark's Cotton Thread
PR.31.box.39.folder1.Landauer_
North Interior View of the New York Post Office
1845
PR.020.FF.25
Advertising card for Clark's Cotton Thread
PR.31.box.39.folder1.Landauer_
Advertising card for Clark's Cotton Thread
PR.31.box.39.folder1.Landauer_
James McCune Smith
ca. 1850
PR.052.Medium.Folder.Smith.G-Z
J.W. Pennington
PR.005.1
Reverend Samuel Cornish
1825
PR.052.1
The Bombardment of Ft. Sumter, Charleston Harbor
1861
PR.068.9
The Riots in New York: Conflict Between the Military and the Rioters in First Avenue
1863
PR.020.100.2
Broadway, A.T. Stewart Dry Goods Store
1851
PR.020.FF.28
The Riots in New York: Destruction of the Colored Orphan Asylum
1863
PR.020.100.3
Tammany Hall in Its Glory
1856
PR.020.100.1
The Miscegenation Ball
1864
PR.010.1864.3
Havemeyers and Elder, sugar refinery
PR.020.8.1
The Results of Abolitionism
1835
PR.068.26
The Constitutional Amendment!
1866
PR.068.13
Delmonico
1850
PR.020.80.5
The Disapointed Abolitionists
1838
PR.010.1838.14
Union & Liberty or Union & Slavery
1864
PR.010.1864.31
City Hall, New York
1834
PR.020.63.1
Position of the Democratic Party in 1852
1852
PR.010.1852.13
Liberty, the Fair Maid of Kansas - in the hands of the "Border Ruffians"
1856
PR.010.1855.2
Rear View: United States Hotel, Saratoga Springs
1843
PR.020.FF.15
American Theatre, Bowery, New York
1895-1896
PR.020.FF.7
The Balls Are Rolling - Clear the Track
1856
PR.010.1856.7
Jim Crow
PR.104.1
The Great Republican Reform Party, calling on their Candidate
1856
PR.010.1856.13
A Proslavery Incantation Scene or Shakespeare Improved
1856
PR.010.1856.17
Southern Chivalry - Argument versus Club's
1856
PR.010.1856.4
St. Charles Theatre [playbill for Saturday, Dec. 16, 1843]
1843
PR.055.06.Folder.Minstrels
The Democratic Platform
1856
PR.010.1856.6
The Dis-United States. - A Black Business
1861
PR.068.7
"The Nigger" in the Woodpile
1860
PR.010.1860.8
The Fox Without a Tail
1861
PR.010.1860.2
North Eastern View of Charleston with North Eastern Railroad
PR.020.FF.31
J.W. Pennington
PR.052.Box.103.Folder.PEC-PEP
National Theatre [playbill for September 1st, 1853]
1853
PR.055.06.Folder.1850s-Nationa
The Fifteenth Amendment, Celebrated May 19th, 1870.
1870
PR.068.12
The Gallant Charge of the Fifty Fourth Massachusetts (colored) Regiment
1863
PR.068.14
Frederick Douglass. The Colored Champion of Freedom
PR.052.Medium.Folder.Doo-Dq
Proclamation of Emancipation
PR.068.8
The Merchants Exchange, New York
6/27/1846
PR.020.59.1
The St. George Society's Dinner at Delmonico's on 23rd April 1857
PR.020.66.1
The Draft Riots in New York- The Battle in Second Avenue
1863
PR.020.100.4
Interior View of the First Grand Hall of the Museum
1851
PR.020.FF.29
Delaware Water-Gap
1830
PR.221.55
Field Telegraph Station, n.d.
PR.065.0771.0002
Artist Alfred R. Ward sketching, 1863
PR.065.0777.0001
All Over Now; Confederate sharp-shoot, 1863
PR.065.0793.0020
Union dead at Gettysburg, 1863
PR.065.0793.0055
The Ambulance Corps, n.d.
PR.065.0800.0067
Camp Scene, Ft. Monroe, ca. 1862-1864
PR.065.0807.0002
C.S. soldier killed…Petersburg, VA, 1865
PR.065.0811.0014
Confederate soldiers laid out…[1864?]
PR.065.0813.0007
Skirmishing, New River (1862)/J. Nep. Roesler
PR.068.20
Yankee Volunteers Marching into Dixie/Bufford
PR.068.21
Battle of Fredericksburg, VA 12/13/1862
PR.068.16
C.S.A
ca. 1861-1865
PR.022.8
Camp scene from photograph
ca. 1861-1865
PR.022.4
For Union
1861-1865
PR.022.7
[Train with Flag]
ca. 1861-1865
PR.022.5
If I Cannot Fight, I Can Feed Those Who Do.
ca. 1861-1865
PR.022.6
We are Seven
PR.022.1
United States Treasury Department License for Sugar Producer
PR.031.56.SUGAR.US.LIC
Havemeyers & Elder Sugar Refinery
PR.031.56.SUGAR.HAV.1
Havemeyers & Elder Eagle Brand Granulated Sugar
PR.031.56.SUGAR.HAV.TC
Havemeyers & Elder Sugar Refiners
PR.031.56.SUGAR.HAV.BILL
R.L. & A. Stuart's Steam Sugar Refinery
PR.031.56.SUGAR.STUART
Astor House
ca.1853-1859
PR.020.65.1
Broadway, N.Y. 1853
ca. 1898-1900
PR.020.FF.3
Interior of a Dry Goods House
PR.020.62.1
Les Modes Parisiennes
PR.068.5
Die Zehn Wirthschafts Gebote [The Ten Commandments of the Barroom]
1875
PR.020.FF.22
Emancipation Proclamation. Allegorical Portrait of Abraham Lincoln
1865
PR.068.22
Army Mittens Diagram
ca. 1861-1865
PR.068.17
Brooklyn Sanitary Fair, 1864. Interior view of the Academy of Music, as seen from the Dress Circle
1864
PR.020.FF.5
Continental Works, Green Point, Brooklyn, T.F. Rowland, Proprietor
1865
PR.020.FF.4
Union Prisoners at Salisbury N.C.
1863
PR.068.10
Print # 23, Butler's victims of Fort St. Philip
1863
PR.010.1.25
Print # 9, Election in Baltimore, November, 1862
1863
PR.010.1.11
Panorama of the Embarkation...
PR.068.4
Manhattan Rifles!
1861-1865
PR.055.3.226
Confederate Fortifications, Yorktown, Va.
ca. 1862
PR.065.814.0023
Brig. General Abram Duryée
PR.052.40.Duryee
Gallant charge of Hawkins's Zouaves upon the Rebel Batteries on Roanoke Island
March 1, 1862
PR.263.1.3.Gallant
Baxter's Zouaves Making a Road through the Woods in front of Yorktown
May 10, 1862
PR.263.ff.MilLife.Baxt
Charge of the Black Horse Cavalry upon the Fire Zouaves at the Battle of Bull Run
August 10, 1861
PR.049.ff.CW.Charge
Tenth Regiment NY Volunteers (National Zouaves), Colonel McChesney Commanding, at their Late Quarters at Sandy Hook
June 22, 1861
PR.049.ff.CW.Tenth
The First Zouaves Preparing to Repel Cavalry
PR.049.ff.CW.FirstZ
Charge of Duryée's Zouaves (Fifth Regiment New York Volunteers) at the Battle of Great Bethel
June 29, 1861
PR.049.ff.CW.Fifth
The Civil War in America: The 4th Regiment of New York Zouaves Passing through Broadway on their Way to Embark for the War "Down South"
ca. 1861
PR.049.ff.CW.4thReg
Bull Run
PR.164.6.64.Bull
The Zouave Defender
1861
PR.117.7.aj89003
The Latest Zouave Drill. (All Up.)
PR.117.7.aj89007
The New Zouave Drill. Choke Secession. (Three motions.)
PR.117.7.aj89009
The Soldier's Dream Home
1861
PR.117.7.aj89013
When thus our hosts go proudly forth, Let foes beware the spirit of the North!
1861
PR.117.7.aj89027
A Fireman Zouave putting out secession
PR.117.7.aj89031
The School of the Indiana Zouave
PR.117.7.aj89018
The Little Zouave
1861
PR.230.ff.LittleZ
The Hour of Victory
1861
PR.230.ff.Hour
Forward, Volunteers!
ca. 1863
PR.055.03.ff.19.143
Water Battery, Yorktown, Virginia
PR.164.4.51.2362
Fortifications Near Yorktown, Virginia
PR.164.4.51.2365
Wagon Train Near Yorktown, Virginia
PR.164.4.51.2357
Fort and Landing, Yorktown, Virginia
PR.164.4.51.2359
The Sunday World, June 7th
PR.055-I.ff.18.501
"Churchills," Broadway and Forty-Ninth Street New York
PR.054.51.REST.CHU
The Hippodrome, New York City
1907
PR.054.48.HIPP.1
The New York Sunday World
1895
PR.055-I.FF.16.545
Music Band, Central Park, New York City
PR.054.53.CPK.BND.M
Boat House, Central Park
PR.054.53.CPK.BTHS.33
Washington Arch
1923 / 1925
PR.007.2
Swinging in the Square
1912
PR.007.1
Fourth of July Crowd at American League Park
PR.049.FF.BASEBALL.ALP
Bicycling for Girls
1896
PR.068.2
Speedway, Central Park, New York City
PR.054.53.CPK.ACT.SPD
New-York.
1849
PR.020.FF.14
Manhattan View, Battery Park, Night
1980
PR.229.FF.HAAS.MVBP.NIG
Manhattan View, Battery Park, B. & W.
1980
PR.229.FF.HAAS.MVBP.BW
Chance Meeting
1940-41
PR.229.2.LEWIS.CM
An Interior View of the Crystal Palace
1853
PR.020.FF.12
State Rights
PR.117.2.FLAGS.CONF.11
Camp scene from photograph
PR.117.3.CAMPSCENE.2
Wisconsin loayal to the union.
PR.117.4.WISC.3
Olde Abe
PR.117.6.LINCOLN.15
The Rebel States - - Alabama
PR.117.4.STATES.CONF.1
The girl I left behind
PR.117.7.WOMEN.21
The Battle of Fair Oaks, VA May 31st 1862
PR.068.15
Death of Col. Edward D. Baker, at the Battle....
PR.068.18
New York & Environs
PR.020.FF.8
Panorama of Manhattan Island
PR.020.FF.16
Head Quarters of La Fayette at the Battle of Brandywine
PR.020.FF.17
Richard Riker Esq. Recorder 1815-1819, 1821-23, 1824-38
PR.052.110.RICI.RIKER
Albert Gallatin
1862
PR.052.53.GALLA.67981
Fete to Lafayette
1824
PR.022.9
Lafayette
1836
PR.052.FF.LAFAY.VIL
The Count de Rochambeau (As Marshal of France 1791)
PR.052.114.ROCH.PATE
Louis 16th King of France
PR.052.RI.LOUXVI.DU
New-York Historical Society Membership Certificate for General Lafayette
PR.052.81.LAFAY2.NYHS
Lafayette at the Tomb of Washington. Mount Vernon Va.
1845
PR.052.FF.LAFAY.CI
DeKalb
PR.052.34.DEH.DEK1
Bayard Taylor
1854
PR.052.134.TAYB.PUT
The Obelisk Presented to the city of New York by the Khedive of Egypt, and Erected in Central Park on the 9th of October, 1880
October 9th, 1880
PR.020.FF.9
Artistic Houses: being a series of interior views of a number of the most beautiful and celebrated homes in the United States
1883-1884
PR.087.1.1.1.TIFFHALL
Artistic Houses: being a series of interior views of a number of the most beautiful and celebrated homes in the United States
1883-1884
PR.087.1.1.31.KEMPHALL
Artistic Houses: being a series of interior views of a number of the most beautiful and celebrated homes in the United States
1883 - 1884
PR.087.1.1.35.HURPAR
Artistic Houses: being a series of interior views of a number of the most beautiful and celebrated homes in the United States
1883 - 1884
PR.087.1.1.40.OTTE
Minaret Turkish Cigarettes
PR.031.111.AMER.MIN
Group of Chicago Zouave Cadets
PR.049.FF.MIL.CHIZOU
Collect Pond, 1802
1802
PR.086.1
Tombs Prison -18[xx]
PR.086.2
Five Points - 1827
1827
PR.020.44.1
Five Points, N.Y.C. - Baxter, Park & Work Sts.
PR.065.0440.0001
Old House at Worth and Park Sts. 6205602
PR.065.0440.0002
Mrs. E. Kidder’s Cholera Morbus, Dysentery and Diarrhoea Cordial. Prepared and Sold by Herself, Wholesale and Retail, 100 Court Street, Boston.
PR.031.126.DIG.KIDD
The Old Kentucky Home
1876
PR.068.11
Chinese Restaurant
PR.229.1.GBEAL.CR
East River Morning
PR.229.1.GBEAL.ERM
Gathering Brush
PR.229.1.GBEAL.GB
Lake, Central Park
PR.229.1.GBEAL.LCP
Winter, Central Park
PR.229.1.GBEAL.WCP
(View of ) Central Park
PR.229.1.GBEAL.CP
N Amsterdam, ou N Iork in Ameriq
ca. 1700
PR.020.FF.13
Hon. Abraham Lincoln
1861
PR.052.57
The Commander-in-Chief Conciliating the Soldier's Votes on the Battle Field
1864
PR.010.1864.28
"Columbia Demands Her Children"
1864
PR.010.1864.30
A Bad Egg
1852
PR.010.1852.3
Print # 28, Cave life in Vicksburg during the Siege
1863
PR.010.1.30
Print # 22, Gen's Stuart return from Pennsylvania
1863
PR.010.1.24
Print # 24, Prayer in Stonewall Jackson's camp
1863
PR.010.1.26
Print # 3, Writing the Emancipation Proclamation
1863
PR.010.1.05
North East View of St. Louis from the Illinois Shore
1840
PR.020.FF.10
South East View of St. Louis from the Illinois Shore
1840
PR.020.FF.11
Fort Hamilton Polka Redowa
1852
PR.020.1.1
The Lost Cause
1871
PR.068.19
Battle of Sierra Gordo, April 17th & 18th 1847 Between Gen'l Scott & Santa Anna
ca. 1845
PR.068.25
At the Battle of Palo Alto
1846
PR.068.24
Major Gen'l Z. Taylor Before Monterey
1848
PR.068.27
Robert E. Lee and Staff: The Military medallion
1866
PR.164.11.104.LeeStaff
Seat of War and Battles
PR.068.23
The Council of War
PR.052.LincolnStaff.Med.Counci
The True Issue or "That's What's the Matter"
1864
PR.010.1864.35
The Old Bull Dog on the Right Track
1864
PR.010.1864.41
Puck Wants a 'Strong Man at the Head of the Government' - But Not This Kind
1880
PR.029.2
Our Indian Policy
1875
PR.029.1
"Let Us Have Peace" the Golden Anniversary
April 4, 1915
PR.052.Med.GrantMufti.Peace
President--Abraham Lincoln Vice-President--Hannibal Hamlin
PR.022.3
The peoples' candidate for president, Abraham Lincoln.
PR.022.2
Life studies of the Great Army
1876
PR.002.Album383
Storming the Castle / "Old Abe" on Guard
1860
PR.010.1860.Storming
Honest Abe Taking them on the Half Shell
1860
PR.010.1860.HonestAbe
The Rail Candidate
1860
PR.010.1860.Rail
An Heir to the Throne, or the Next Republican Candidate
1860
PR.010.1860.Heir
The Great Exhibition of 1860
1860
PR.010.1860.Exhibition
Politicians measuring Lincoln's shoes
March 5th 1864
PR.010.1864.Politicians
Platforms Illustrated
1864
PR.010.1864.Platforms
I Knew Him Horatio
1864
PR.010.1864.Horatio
Running the Machine
1864
PR.010.1864.Machine
Miscegenation, or The Millennium of Abolitionism
1864
PR.010.1864.Miscegenation
The Rail Splitter, or The White Man's Dream
1861
PR.010.1861.27
Abraham Lincoln, the Martyr, Victorious
PR.052.48
Columbia's Noblest Sons
1865
PR.052.49
Last Offer of Reconciliation
1865
PR.052.50
President Lincoln at Home, Reading the scriptures to his son and wife
1865
PR.052.52
In Memoriam
1865
PR.052.53
The Body of the Martyr President, Abraham Lincoln
1865
PR.052.54
We mourn our country's loss
1865
PR.052.55
The Proclamation of Freedom
1865
PR.052.56
Araham Lincoln
1864
PR.052.51
Freedom to the Slaves
ca. 1865
PR.052.58
Come in, and Prevent a "Draft"
ca. 1863
PR.055.3.105
The Lincoln Statue
PR.052.59
New York City Hall, front elevation
1802
PR.040.1
This reminds me of a little joke
1864
PR.068.28
Proclamation of Emancipation
1864
PR.068.29
Union Nomination: For President Abraham Lincoln
1864
PR.055.5.2NW
Senatorial Regiment, Colonel Anthony Conk. Strike for your altars and your fires! Strike till the last armed foe expires! Strike for the green graves of your sires! God and our Native Land! Recruits wanted for Co. I.
ca. 1862-1865
PR.055.3.186
Corcoran Legion Fifth regiment. Col. William McEvily. A few good men are wanted to fill up Capt. Wm. L. Monegan's company. This is a splendid opportunity for young men to join a Crack Regiment.
ca. 1862
PR.055.3.189
The Assassination of President Lincoln, at Ford's Theater, Washington D.C. April 14th 1865
1865
PR.052.60
Architectural elevation
ca. 1785
PR.McComb.1
Catskill Mountains
1830
PR.221.1
Fort Putnam
1830
PR.221.2
Bank of Newburgh Bank Notes
1823-1824
PR.221.3
Bank of New Brunswick Bank Notes
ca. 1824-1827
PR.221.4
$3 and $5 banknote samples
PR.221.5
Portrait Vignettes and Oval Lathe-work
ca. 1824
PR.221.6
Banknote Vignettes: Allegorical, Mythological and Historical Figures
1823-1827
PR.221.7
Geometrical Lathe-work Proof
PR.221.8
Geometrical Lathe-work Proof
PR.221.9
Annual Caledonian Ball
PR.221.10
Certificate of New-York Historical Society
ca. 1821
PR.221.11
Invitation to Erie Canal Celebration
1825
PR.221.12
American Tract Society Certificate
PR.221.13
Ladies Ticket of Admission to the Annual Caledonian Ball
PR.221.14
The Works of the Right Honorable Lord Byron Vol. II
1817-1820
PR.221.15
Atlantic Souvenir
1829
PR.221.16
Anne Page, Slender and Shallow
1828
PR.221.17
Sisters
PR.221.18
Sancho Panza and the Duchess
1832
PR.221.19
The Dull Lecture
1828
PR.221.20
The Wife
1829
PR.221.21
The Falls of the Sawkill
1830
PR.221.22
Gipseying Party
1829
PR.221.23
Cover of The New-York Mirror
1831
PR.221.24
The White Plume
PR.221.25
Sunday Morning
1869
PR.221.26
David Crockett
ca. 1836
PR.221.27
Chas. Carroll of Carrollton
1835
PR.221.28
Cadwallader D. Colden Esq.
1825
PR.221.29
William Gaston
1834
PR.221.30
Joel Barlow
1835
PR.221.31
Morgan Lewis
1835
PR.221.32
John Marshall LL.D.
1833
PR.221.33
John Jay
1834
PR.221.34
Rev. Sylvester Larned
PR.221.35
Rev. James Milnor D.D.
PR.221.36
The Honorable Philip Hone, Mayor of the City of New York in 1826
ca. 1826
PR.221.37
James Monroe
1835
PR.221.38
Catharine Maria Sedgwick (1789-1867)
1832
PR.221.39
Aaron Ogden (1756-1839)
1834
PR.221.40
Ariadne
1835
PR.221.41
Proposals by John Trumbull for Publishing by Subscription a Print of the Declaration of Independence
PR.221.42
Declaration of Independence
1820-1823
PR.221.43
Declaration of Independence
1820-1823
PR.221.44
Key to Declaration of Independence
1823
PR.221.45
General Andrew Jackson (1767-1845)
1828
PR.221.46
Musidora
1825
PR.221.47
Lady of the Lake
ca. 1818
PR.221.51
On His Mother's Picture
PR.221.52
Banknote Sample
PR.221.53
Dewitt Clinton (1769-1828)
1834
PR.221.56
David Hosack (1769-1835)
1834
PR.221.57
Ma-Nuncue
After 1826
PR.221.58
John Trumbull (1756-1843)
1833
PR.221.59
Weehawken
1830
PR.221.60
Winnepiseogee Lake
1830
PR.221.61
Geometrical Lathe-work Proof
PR.221.62
Geometrical Lathe-work Proof
PR.221.63
Eagle Bank of Providence Bank Notes
1817-1820
PR.221.64
Specimen Sheet of Bank Notes
1824-1827
PR.221.65
New York Steam Sugar Refining Company's Team Refined Sugar for sale here
PR.020.FF.27
Fulton St. near Fulton Ferry
ca. 1880
PR.020.FF.30
Transporting Grain from the Elevator to a Steam Ship for Foreign Export
PR.020.71.1
Crouch & Fitzgerald: Manufacturers of Sample Trunks, Cases, etc.
1876
PR.031.72.Trunks
The Duty of the Hour: to Save Her Not Only from Spain but from a Worse Fate
1898
PR.010.1898.10
Front View of St. Peter's Church with the intended steeple
1785
PR.McComb.4.70
Three Arbuckle Coffee trade cards
1889
PR.031.10.Beverages
City of Brooklyn, LI, taken from Rush St., 1855
1855
PR.020.FF.6
Havemeyer, Townsend & Co.’s Refined Sugars and Syrups for Sale Here
PR.031.1.63.6J.2
Bookplate of William Axtell De Peyster (1793-1856)
ca. 1840
PR.006.1
Le General Washington
1780
PR.052.2
The Surrender of Cornwallis at Yorktown
PR.068.34
Fraktur: Birth and Baptism certificate of Catharina König
1807
PR.022.10
Fraktur: Birth and Baptism certificate of Chonerath Jost
1808
PR.022.11
Fraktur: House Blessing
ca. 1827
PR.022.12
Fraktur: Birth and Baptism certificate of Joseph Flor
1811
PR.022.13
Fraktur: Fall of Man (Adam and Eve)
ca. 1820-1830
PR.022.14
The Audubon Estate on the Banks of the Hudson, Foot of 159th St. at Carmansville (for D.T. Valentine's Manual of the Council of the City of New York)
1865
PR.020.7.1
Creative: Tronvig Group