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Title Date Object Number
The Ambulance Corps, n.d. PR.065.0800.0067
Robert E. Lee and Staff: The Military medallion 1866 PR.164.11.104.LeeStaff
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
Weehawken 1830 PR.221.60
Havemeyers & Elder Sugar Refiners PR.031.56.SUGAR.HAV.BILL
Politicians measuring Lincoln's shoes March 5th 1864 PR.010.1864.Politicians
Le General Washington 1780 PR.052.2
Confederate Fortifications, Yorktown, Va. ca. 1862 PR.065.814.0023
Come in, and Prevent a "Draft" ca. 1863 PR.055.3.105
Advertising card for Clark's Cotton Thread PR.31.box.39.folder1.Landauer_
The School of the Indiana Zouave PR.117.7.aj89018
Banknote Vignettes: Allegorical, Mythological and Historical Figures 1823-1827 PR.221.7
Union & Liberty or Union & Slavery 1864 PR.010.1864.31
Fourth of July Crowd at American League Park PR.049.FF.BASEBALL.ALP
Gipseying Party 1829 PR.221.23
North Eastern View of Charleston with North Eastern Railroad PR.020.FF.31
N Amsterdam, ou N Iork in Ameriq ca. 1700 PR.020.FF.13
New York & Environs PR.020.FF.8
Catharine Maria Sedgwick (1789-1867) 1832 PR.221.39
Camp Scene, Ft. Monroe, ca. 1862-1864 PR.065.0807.0002
Seat of War and Battles PR.068.23
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
Winnepiseogee Lake 1830 PR.221.61
R.L. & A. Stuart's Steam Sugar Refinery PR.031.56.SUGAR.STUART
Platforms Illustrated 1864 PR.010.1864.Platforms
The Surrender of Cornwallis at Yorktown PR.068.34
Brig. General Abram Duryée PR.052.40.Duryee
The Lincoln Statue PR.052.59
Advertising card for Clark's Cotton Thread PR.31.box.39.folder1.Landauer_
The Little Zouave 1861 PR.230.ff.LittleZ
Geometrical Lathe-work Proof PR.221.8
City Hall, New York 1834 PR.020.63.1
Bicycling for Girls 1896 PR.068.2
Cover of The New-York Mirror 1831 PR.221.24
J.W. Pennington PR.052.Box.103.Folder.PEC-PEP
Hon. Abraham Lincoln 1861 PR.052.57
Panorama of Manhattan Island PR.020.FF.16
Aaron Ogden (1756-1839) 1834 PR.221.40
Ariadne 1835 PR.221.41
C.S. soldier killed…Petersburg, VA, 1865 PR.065.0811.0014
The Council of War PR.052.LincolnStaff.Med.Counci
Minaret Turkish Cigarettes PR.031.111.AMER.MIN
Geometrical Lathe-work Proof PR.221.62
Astor House ca.1853-1859 PR.020.65.1
I Knew Him Horatio 1864 PR.010.1864.Horatio
Fraktur: Birth and Baptism certificate of Catharina König 1807 PR.022.10
Gallant charge of Hawkins's Zouaves upon the Rebel Batteries on Roanoke Island March 1, 1862 PR.263.1.3.Gallant
New York City Hall, front elevation 1802 PR.040.1
James McCune Smith ca. 1850 PR.052.Medium.Folder.Smith.G-Z
The Hour of Victory 1861 PR.230.ff.Hour
Geometrical Lathe-work Proof PR.221.9
Position of the Democratic Party in 1852 1852 PR.010.1852.13
Speedway, Central Park, New York City PR.054.53.CPK.ACT.SPD
The White Plume PR.221.25
National Theatre [playbill for September 1st, 1853] 1853 PR.055.06.Folder.1850s-Nationa
The Commander-in-Chief Conciliating the Soldier's Votes on the Battle Field 1864 PR.010.1864.28
Head Quarters of La Fayette at the Battle of Brandywine PR.020.FF.17
Proposals by John Trumbull for Publishing by Subscription a Print of the Declaration of Independence PR.221.42
Confederate soldiers laid out…[1864?] PR.065.0813.0007
The True Issue or "That's What's the Matter" 1864 PR.010.1864.35
Group of Chicago Zouave Cadets PR.049.FF.MIL.CHIZOU
Geometrical Lathe-work Proof PR.221.63
Broadway, N.Y. 1853 ca. 1898-1900 PR.020.FF.3
Running the Machine 1864 PR.010.1864.Machine
Fraktur: Birth and Baptism certificate of Chonerath Jost 1808 PR.022.11
Baxter's Zouaves Making a Road through the Woods in front of Yorktown May 10, 1862 PR.263.ff.MilLife.Baxt
This reminds me of a little joke 1864 PR.068.28
J.W. Pennington PR.005.1
Forward, Volunteers! ca. 1863 PR.055.03.ff.19.143
Annual Caledonian Ball PR.221.10
Liberty, the Fair Maid of Kansas - in the hands of the "Border Ruffians" 1856 PR.010.1855.2
New-York. 1849 PR.020.FF.14
Sunday Morning 1869 PR.221.26
The Fifteenth Amendment, Celebrated May 19th, 1870. 1870 PR.068.12
"Columbia Demands Her Children" 1864 PR.010.1864.30
Richard Riker Esq. Recorder 1815-1819, 1821-23, 1824-38 PR.052.110.RICI.RIKER
Albert Gallatin 1862 PR.052.53.GALLA.67981
Declaration of Independence 1820-1823 PR.221.43
Skirmishing, New River (1862)/J. Nep. Roesler PR.068.20
The Old Bull Dog on the Right Track 1864 PR.010.1864.41
Collect Pond, 1802 1802 PR.086.1
Eagle Bank of Providence Bank Notes 1817-1820 PR.221.64
Interior of a Dry Goods House PR.020.62.1
Miscegenation, or The Millennium of Abolitionism 1864 PR.010.1864.Miscegenation
Fraktur: House Blessing ca. 1827 PR.022.12
Charge of the Black Horse Cavalry upon the Fire Zouaves at the Battle of Bull Run August 10, 1861 PR.049.ff.CW.Charge
Proclamation of Emancipation 1864 PR.068.29
Reverend Samuel Cornish 1825 PR.052.1
Water Battery, Yorktown, Virginia PR.164.4.51.2362
Certificate of New-York Historical Society ca. 1821 PR.221.11
Rear View: United States Hotel, Saratoga Springs 1843 PR.020.FF.15
Manhattan View, Battery Park, Night 1980 PR.229.FF.HAAS.MVBP.NIG
David Crockett ca. 1836 PR.221.27
The Gallant Charge of the Fifty Fourth Massachusetts (colored) Regiment 1863 PR.068.14
A Bad Egg 1852 PR.010.1852.3
Fete to Lafayette 1824 PR.022.9
Declaration of Independence 1820-1823 PR.221.44
Yankee Volunteers Marching into Dixie/Bufford PR.068.21
Puck Wants a 'Strong Man at the Head of the Government' - But Not This Kind 1880 PR.029.2
Tombs Prison -18[xx] PR.086.2
Specimen Sheet of Bank Notes 1824-1827 PR.221.65
Les Modes Parisiennes PR.068.5
The Rail Splitter, or The White Man's Dream 1861 PR.010.1861.27
Fraktur: Birth and Baptism certificate of Joseph Flor 1811 PR.022.13
Tenth Regiment NY Volunteers (National Zouaves), Colonel McChesney Commanding, at their Late Quarters at Sandy Hook June 22, 1861 PR.049.ff.CW.Tenth
Union Nomination: For President Abraham Lincoln 1864 PR.055.5.2NW
The Bombardment of Ft. Sumter, Charleston Harbor 1861 PR.068.9
Fortifications Near Yorktown, Virginia PR.164.4.51.2365
Invitation to Erie Canal Celebration 1825 PR.221.12
American Theatre, Bowery, New York 1895-1896 PR.020.FF.7
Manhattan View, Battery Park, B. & W. 1980 PR.229.FF.HAAS.MVBP.BW
Chas. Carroll of Carrollton 1835 PR.221.28
Frederick Douglass. The Colored Champion of Freedom PR.052.Medium.Folder.Doo-Dq
Print # 28, Cave life in Vicksburg during the Siege 1863 PR.010.1.30
Lafayette 1836 PR.052.FF.LAFAY.VIL
Key to Declaration of Independence 1823 PR.221.45
Battle of Fredericksburg, VA 12/13/1862 PR.068.16
Our Indian Policy 1875 PR.029.1
Five Points - 1827 1827 PR.020.44.1
New York Steam Sugar Refining Company's Team Refined Sugar for sale here PR.020.FF.27
Die Zehn Wirthschafts Gebote [The Ten Commandments of the Barroom] 1875 PR.020.FF.22
Abraham Lincoln, the Martyr, Victorious PR.052.48
Fraktur: Fall of Man (Adam and Eve) ca. 1820-1830 PR.022.14
The First Zouaves Preparing to Repel Cavalry PR.049.ff.CW.FirstZ
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
The Riots in New York: Conflict Between the Military and the Rioters in First Avenue 1863 PR.020.100.2
Wagon Train Near Yorktown, Virginia PR.164.4.51.2357
American Tract Society Certificate PR.221.13
The Balls Are Rolling - Clear the Track 1856 PR.010.1856.7
Chance Meeting 1940-41 PR.229.2.LEWIS.CM
Cadwallader D. Colden Esq. 1825 PR.221.29
Proclamation of Emancipation PR.068.8
Print # 22, Gen's Stuart return from Pennsylvania 1863 PR.010.1.24
The Count de Rochambeau (As Marshal of France 1791) PR.052.114.ROCH.PATE
General Andrew Jackson (1767-1845) 1828 PR.221.46
C.S.A ca. 1861-1865 PR.022.8
"Let Us Have Peace" the Golden Anniversary April 4, 1915 PR.052.Med.GrantMufti.Peace
Five Points, N.Y.C. - Baxter, Park & Work Sts. PR.065.0440.0001
Fulton St. near Fulton Ferry ca. 1880 PR.020.FF.30
Emancipation Proclamation. Allegorical Portrait of Abraham Lincoln 1865 PR.068.22
Columbia's Noblest Sons 1865 PR.052.49
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
Charge of Duryée's Zouaves (Fifth Regiment New York Volunteers) at the Battle of Great Bethel June 29, 1861 PR.049.ff.CW.Fifth
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
Broadway, A.T. Stewart Dry Goods Store 1851 PR.020.FF.28
Fort and Landing, Yorktown, Virginia PR.164.4.51.2359
Ladies Ticket of Admission to the Annual Caledonian Ball PR.221.14
Jim Crow PR.104.1
An Interior View of the Crystal Palace 1853 PR.020.FF.12
William Gaston 1834 PR.221.30
The Merchants Exchange, New York 6/27/1846 PR.020.59.1
Print # 24, Prayer in Stonewall Jackson's camp 1863 PR.010.1.26
Louis 16th King of France PR.052.RI.LOUXVI.DU
Musidora 1825 PR.221.47
Camp scene from photograph ca. 1861-1865 PR.022.4
President--Abraham Lincoln Vice-President--Hannibal Hamlin PR.022.3
Old House at Worth and Park Sts. 6205602 PR.065.0440.0002
Transporting Grain from the Elevator to a Steam Ship for Foreign Export PR.020.71.1
Army Mittens Diagram ca. 1861-1865 PR.068.17
Last Offer of Reconciliation 1865 PR.052.50
WHAT THINK YE OF C-O-N-G'S NOW?, 1790-3 1790-1793 PR.010.1790.3
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
The Assassination of President Lincoln, at Ford's Theater, Washington D.C. April 14th 1865 1865 PR.052.60
The Riots in New York: Destruction of the Colored Orphan Asylum 1863 PR.020.100.3
The Sunday World, June 7th PR.055-I.ff.18.501
The Works of the Right Honorable Lord Byron Vol. II 1817-1820 PR.221.15
The Great Republican Reform Party, calling on their Candidate 1856 PR.010.1856.13
State Rights PR.117.2.FLAGS.CONF.11
Joel Barlow 1835 PR.221.31
The St. George Society's Dinner at Delmonico's on 23rd April 1857 PR.020.66.1
Print # 3, Writing the Emancipation Proclamation 1863 PR.010.1.05.1
New-York Historical Society Membership Certificate for General Lafayette PR.052.81.LAFAY2.NYHS
Lady of the Lake ca. 1818 PR.221.51
For Union 1861-1865 PR.022.7
The peoples' candidate for president, Abraham Lincoln. PR.022.2
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
Crouch & Fitzgerald: Manufacturers of Sample Trunks, Cases, etc. 1876 PR.031.72.Trunks
Brooklyn Sanitary Fair, 1864. Interior view of the Academy of Music, as seen from the Dress Circle 1864 PR.020.FF.5
President Lincoln at Home, Reading the scriptures to his son and wife 1865 PR.052.52
New York City Colonization Society 1837 PR.031.series.2.medium.clubs.a
Bull Run PR.164.6.64.Bull
Architectural elevation ca. 1785 PR.McComb.1
Tammany Hall in Its Glory 1856 PR.020.100.1
"Churchills," Broadway and Forty-Ninth Street New York PR.054.51.REST.CHU
Atlantic Souvenir 1829 PR.221.16
A Proslavery Incantation Scene or Shakespeare Improved 1856 PR.010.1856.17
The Old Kentucky Home 1876 PR.068.11
Camp scene from photograph PR.117.3.CAMPSCENE.2
Morgan Lewis 1835 PR.221.32
The Draft Riots in New York- The Battle in Second Avenue 1863 PR.020.100.4
North East View of St. Louis from the Illinois Shore 1840 PR.020.FF.10
Lafayette at the Tomb of Washington. Mount Vernon Va. 1845 PR.052.FF.LAFAY.CI
On His Mother's Picture PR.221.52
[Train with Flag] ca. 1861-1865 PR.022.5
Life studies of the Great Army 1876 PR.002.Album383
The Duty of the Hour: to Save Her Not Only from Spain but from a Worse Fate 1898 PR.010.1898.10
Continental Works, Green Point, Brooklyn, T.F. Rowland, Proprietor 1865 PR.020.FF.4
In Memoriam 1865 PR.052.53
Maiden Lane Pictorial Business Directory 1849 LIB.F128.65.M2.N5.1849
The Zouave Defender 1861 PR.117.7.aj89003
Catskill Mountains 1830 PR.221.1
The Miscegenation Ball 1864 PR.010.1864.3
The Hippodrome, New York City 1907 PR.054.48.HIPP.1
Anne Page, Slender and Shallow 1828 PR.221.17
Southern Chivalry - Argument versus Club's 1856 PR.010.1856.4
Chinese Restaurant PR.229.1.GBEAL.CR
Wisconsin loayal to the union. PR.117.4.WISC.3
John Marshall LL.D. 1833 PR.221.33
Interior View of the First Grand Hall of the Museum 1851 PR.020.FF.29
South East View of St. Louis from the Illinois Shore 1840 PR.020.FF.11
DeKalb PR.052.34.DEH.DEK1
Banknote Sample PR.221.53
If I Cannot Fight, I Can Feed Those Who Do. ca. 1861-1865 PR.022.6
Storming the Castle / "Old Abe" on Guard 1860 PR.010.1860.Storming
Front View of St. Peter's Church with the intended steeple 1785 PR.McComb.4.70
Union Prisoners at Salisbury N.C. 1863 PR.068.10
The Body of the Martyr President, Abraham Lincoln 1865 PR.052.54
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
The Latest Zouave Drill. (All Up.) PR.117.7.aj89007
Fort Putnam 1830 PR.221.2
Havemeyers and Elder, sugar refinery PR.020.8.1
The New York Sunday World 1895 PR.055-I.FF.16.545
Sisters PR.221.18
St. Charles Theatre [playbill for Saturday, Dec. 16, 1843] 1843 PR.055.06.Folder.Minstrels
East River Morning PR.229.1.GBEAL.ERM
Olde Abe PR.117.6.LINCOLN.15
John Jay 1834 PR.221.34
Delaware Water-Gap 1830 PR.221.55
Fort Hamilton Polka Redowa 1852 PR.020.1.1
Bayard Taylor 1854 PR.052.134.TAYB.PUT
Dewitt Clinton (1769-1828) 1834 PR.221.56
We are Seven PR.022.1
Honest Abe Taking them on the Half Shell 1860 PR.010.1860.HonestAbe
Three Arbuckle Coffee trade cards 1889 PR.031.10.Beverages
Print # 23, Butler's victims of Fort St. Philip 1863 PR.010.1.25
We mourn our country's loss 1865 PR.052.55
Audubon's House Before 1864 PR.020.7.2
The New Zouave Drill. Choke Secession. (Three motions.) PR.117.7.aj89009
Bank of Newburgh Bank Notes 1823-1824 PR.221.3
The Results of Abolitionism 1835 PR.068.26
Music Band, Central Park, New York City PR.054.53.CPK.BND.M
Sancho Panza and the Duchess 1832 PR.221.19
The Democratic Platform 1856 PR.010.1856.6
Gathering Brush PR.229.1.GBEAL.GB
The Rebel States - - Alabama PR.117.4.STATES.CONF.1
Rev. Sylvester Larned PR.221.35
Field Telegraph Station, n.d. PR.065.0771.0002
The Lost Cause 1871 PR.068.19
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
David Hosack (1769-1835) 1834 PR.221.57
United States Treasury Department License for Sugar Producer PR.031.56.SUGAR.US.LIC
The Rail Candidate 1860 PR.010.1860.Rail
City of Brooklyn, LI, taken from Rush St., 1855 1855 PR.020.FF.6
Print # 9, Election in Baltimore, November, 1862 1863 PR.010.1.11
The Proclamation of Freedom 1865 PR.052.56
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
The Soldier's Dream Home 1861 PR.117.7.aj89013
Bank of New Brunswick Bank Notes ca. 1824-1827 PR.221.4
The Constitutional Amendment! 1866 PR.068.13
Boat House, Central Park PR.054.53.CPK.BTHS.33
The Dull Lecture 1828 PR.221.20
The Dis-United States. - A Black Business 1861 PR.068.7
Lake, Central Park PR.229.1.GBEAL.LCP
The girl I left behind PR.117.7.WOMEN.21
Rev. James Milnor D.D. PR.221.36
Artist Alfred R. Ward sketching, 1863 PR.065.0777.0001
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
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
Ma-Nuncue After 1826 PR.221.58
Havemeyers & Elder Sugar Refinery PR.031.56.SUGAR.HAV.1
An Heir to the Throne, or the Next Republican Candidate 1860 PR.010.1860.Heir
Havemeyer, Townsend & Co.’s Refined Sugars and Syrups for Sale Here PR.031.1.63.6J.2
Panorama of the Embarkation... PR.068.4
Araham Lincoln 1864 PR.052.51
Advertising card for Clark's Cotton Thread PR.31.box.39.folder1.Landauer_
When thus our hosts go proudly forth, Let foes beware the spirit of the North! 1861 PR.117.7.aj89027
$3 and $5 banknote samples PR.221.5
Delmonico 1850 PR.020.80.5
Washington Arch 1923 / 1925 PR.007.2
The Wife 1829 PR.221.21
"The Nigger" in the Woodpile 1860 PR.010.1860.8
Winter, Central Park PR.229.1.GBEAL.WCP
The Battle of Fair Oaks, VA May 31st 1862 PR.068.15
The Honorable Philip Hone, Mayor of the City of New York in 1826 ca. 1826 PR.221.37
All Over Now; Confederate sharp-shoot, 1863 PR.065.0793.0020
Major Gen'l Z. Taylor Before Monterey 1848 PR.068.27
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
John Trumbull (1756-1843) 1833 PR.221.59
Havemeyers & Elder Eagle Brand Granulated Sugar PR.031.56.SUGAR.HAV.TC
The Great Exhibition of 1860 1860 PR.010.1860.Exhibition
Bookplate of William Axtell De Peyster (1793-1856) ca. 1840 PR.006.1
Manhattan Rifles! 1861-1865 PR.055.3.226
Freedom to the Slaves ca. 1865 PR.052.58
North Interior View of the New York Post Office 1845 PR.020.FF.25
A Fireman Zouave putting out secession PR.117.7.aj89031
Portrait Vignettes and Oval Lathe-work ca. 1824 PR.221.6
The Disapointed Abolitionists 1838 PR.010.1838.14
Swinging in the Square 1912 PR.007.1
The Falls of the Sawkill 1830 PR.221.22
The Fox Without a Tail 1861 PR.010.1860.2
(View of ) Central Park PR.229.1.GBEAL.CP
Death of Col. Edward D. Baker, at the Battle.... PR.068.18
James Monroe 1835 PR.221.38
Union dead at Gettysburg, 1863 PR.065.0793.0055
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