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49th social assembly and fancy dress party of the Mercantile Reading Association. Musical Fund Hall, Thursday March 22, 1866
Ticket for the Philadelphia Jewish social club event containing vignettes and filigree. Vignettes show couples attired in medieval and peasant costumes. Also shows one of the costumed men holding a banner marked "MRA." The Mercantile Reading Association, originally the Mercantile Club, was established in 1853., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., See also the proofs before tint stones [P.9349.140e&154e].

[Advertisement from Rae's Philadelphia pictorial directory & panoramic advertiser. Chestnut Street, from Second to Tenth Streets]
Advertisement for sponsoring business George Hummel's Premium Essence of Coffee Manufactured by Daniel Bohler & Co., 218 Callowhill Street. Contains several lines of promotional text, including testimonials to the essence's health benefits and superior flavor to java coffee, as well as "Song of the Tea and Coffee Drinkers" sung to the tune of Yankee Doodle. Also includes a note of a $3000 Reward to any who can prove Krupp's Imitation Essence of Coffee won an award, while Hummel did not. Reward will also be given to any who can prove that a Hummel certificate is "not genuine.", Title supplied by cataloger., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Folder 20.

Advertisement placards
Advertisements employing sentimental genre scenes to promote New York proprietors of "Spaldings Prepared Glue" and "Phalon & Son's Cocin for the Hair." Glue advertisement shows a mother using "Spaldings" to make a repair. She sits at a table and brushes the glue on the leg of an overturned stool as her children surround her, including a small girl holding a horse figure and an older girl holding a toddler. Scene also includes drapes, a framed painting on the wall, and a broken bowl nest the glue bottle. Hair oil advertisement shows a lady's maid applying oil to her mistress's long, dark hair in a boudoir. The lady sits at a vanity, while her children play with a hairbrush at her feet near their toys. Advertisement also shows a glass enclosed vase of flowers on a table below a framed portrait of a mustached man., Date from Poulson inscriptions., Title supplied by cataloger., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012.

Advertisement placards
Advertisements employing sentimental genre scenes to promote New York proprietors of "Spaldings Prepared Glue" and "Phalon & Son's Cocin for the Hair." Glue advertisement shows a mother using "Spaldings" to make a repair. She sits at a table and brushes the glue on the leg of an overturned stool as her children surround her, including a small girl holding a horse figure and an older girl holding a toddler. Scene also includes drapes, a framed painting on the wall, and a broken bowl nest the glue bottle. Hair oil advertisement shows a lady's maid applying oil to her mistress's long, dark hair in a boudoir. The lady sits at a vanity, while her children play with a hairbrush at her feet near their toys. Advertisement also shows a glass enclosed vase of flowers on a table below a framed portrait of a mustached man., Date from Poulson inscriptions., Title supplied by cataloger., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012.

[Advertisements from Rae's Philadelphia pictorial directory & panoramic advertiser. Chestnut Street, from Second to Tenth Streets]
Advertisements predominantly for sponsoring businesses not located on Chestnut Street, including George S. Storr's Chemical Hair Invigorator, No. 68 North Eighth Street; H. P. & W. C. Taylor, Manufacturers of the Only Real Transparent Soap, Ninth, between Green & Coates Street; E. G. A. Baker, Manufacturing Jeweler, Northeast corner Branch & Fourth Streets; T. L. Buckingham, Dentist, 162 Race Street, below Fifth; music publisher Lee & Walker, 162 Chestnut Street; and C. G. Henderson & Co. Philadelphia Central Book & Stationery Warehouse, 164 Chestnut Street. Most of the advertisements contain several lines of promotional text. Storr's text details the results of use of the product, including prevention of premature grayness and improved disposition of curled hair; testimonials; and a word of caution about impostors. Lee & Walker promote their title list, including asterisked items containing a lithograph cover. Henderson & Co. notes the "aim of proprietors to sell at the lowest rates"; "the Beauty and Elegance of Its Pictorial Department"; and their stationery merchandise. Taylor advertisement promotes their award wining and new varieties of soap, as well as contains a wood engraving of the exterior of the factory on the 600 block of North Ninth Street. Image includes a train traveling toward the building and pedestrians and a patron in front of the building., Title supplied by cataloger., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Folder 18.

[Advertisements from Rae's Philadelphia pictorial directory & panoramic advertiser. Chestnut Street, from Second to Tenth Streets]
Advertisements for sponsoring businesses depicted and not located on Chestnut Street, including Dr. D. Jayne's Family Medicines, 84 Chestnut Street; The Public Ledger Offices, Third & Chestnut; Dr. William Young's The Pocket Aesculapius; Or, Every One His Own Physician, No. 152 Spruce Street, Philadelphia; and E. Ketterlinus' Fancy Printing & Lithographic Establishment, No. 40 North Fourth Street, below Arch. Advertisements contain several lines of advertising text. Jayne's advertisement contains promotions about his medical background, wide distribution, and scientific preparations of his medicines; endorsements; and descriptions of his vermifuge, alterative, balsam, pills, hair tonic and dye, and ague pills. Public Ledger advertisement includes subscription and advertising prices for the Public Ledger; subscription prices for The Dollar Newspaper; and promotion of the variety of printed works executed by the Job & Fancy Steam Printing Establishment. Young advocates his text as comprised of prescriptions to prevent "Victims of Quakery" and Ketterlinus advertises his "Fancy Embossed and Gilt Perfumery Labels, Book & Box Covers; Cornucopia, wine, Liquor & Syrup Labels, always on Hand and Printed to Order. Manufacturer's orders for every description of Fancy & Plain Labels, Tickets, &c., &c., will meet with prompt attention. Embossed Cards, Show Cards and Fancy Glazed Papers of Every Variety. Letter Press & Lithographic Drawing & Printing in Plain & Fancy Colors." Public Ledger Office advertisement printed by Brown, Printer, Ledger Building, Phila., Title supplied by cataloger., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Folder 19.

[Advertising specimens]
Series of advertising specimens, including trade cards, book marks, and a proof of an invitation. Prints depict a girl character in allegorical scenes representing the seasons; views of South Ferry Hotel (Kaighn Point, N.J) and a standard scale at use at a farm; medals; coats of arms; and pharmaceutical apparatus. Businesses represented include Peter Bazzanti & Son, manufactory of Florentine Mosaics; Fairbanks' Standard Scale; Hawkins Brothers, army, navy, & police contractors and post office & railway contractors; and W.B. Horner, druggist & apothecary., Title supplied by cataloger., Various printers, including S. C. Boreum and Major & Knapp., Varous publishers, including Philadelphia Inquirer., Print P.9399.449 inscribed on verso: Od [sic] Fellow Hall, Sixth St. Below Race. Race., Originally part of Specimens Album [P.9349]., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012.

Album
Album belonging to Mary Anne Dickerson, a young middle-class African American Philadelphian, probably created as a pedagogical instrument to promote cultivated expression, with contributions dating from 1833 until 1882. Contains engraved plates depicting scenic views, and original and transcribed poems, prose, essays, and drawings on topics including friendship, motherhood, mortality, youth, death, flowers, female beauty, and refinement. Also contains a one page record of family deaths, marriages, and births with entries up to the birth of Mary Anne's grandson in 1882. Identified contributors are mainly black elite intelligentsia active in the African American anti-slavery, and cultural communities of mid-nineteenth century Philadelphia, New York, and Boston., Contains the following contributions: "The Mother's Joy," a poem by C.F., possibly by abolitionist and second wife of entrepreneur James Forten, Charlotte Vandine Forten; illustration after "The Boroom Slave" and the poem, "To the Album," by artist and activist Robert Douglass; prose, "To Mary Ann", about living a happy life by Philadelphian anti-slavery activist Amy Matilda Cassey; a memorial, "To My Dear Willie," by Mary Anne to her deceased son, William Jones; poem, "The Night of Death," by J.A.J., Mary Anne's husband, John A. Jones; Boston author and civil rights activist William C. Nell's transcription of the poem, "The Rights of Women"; allegorical prose on the meaning of life by New York abolitionist Harriet Forten Purvis; transcription of the poem, "The Pearl Diver," by white Philadelphian anti-slavery activist Arnold Buffum; prose to "Mary Annie" about remembrance by Ada, possibly by anti-slavery activist Sarah Forten Purvis or gentlewoman Ada Howell Hinton; floral drawing by A.H.H., probably by Ada Howell Hinton; prose and floral watercolors by educator, abolitionist, and Quaker Sarah Mapps Douglass, the sister of Robert Douglass; "Lines Addressed to a Wreath of Flowers Designed on a Present for Mary Ann" by E.S. Webb, possibly Elizabeth Susan Webb, sister of novelist Frank J. Webb; and prose by Mary Anne about mortality. Additional entries of prose and poetry by John G. Dutton, E.S. Webb, Lydia A.B., Henrietta, W.F.P, and S.L.C., unattributed entry, "To Esther," and unattributed entry of a floral watercolor. Also contains engraved plates by A.B. Durand, C. Fielding, C.G. Childs, Robert Walter Weir, James Smillie and Thomas Cole entitled respectively, "Falls of the Sawkill"; "Italy, The Bay of Naples"; "Weehawken"; "Delaware Water Gap"; "Catskill Mountains"; "Fort Putnam"; and "Winnipiseogee Lake"., Title supplied by cataloguer., Contains engraved illustrated title page: Album. The Mother's Joy., Blank album published in New York in 1833 by J.C. Ricker., Embossed and gilt morocco binding., Release of Dower document dated 1838 giving the Dickerson home to the surviving children, contemporary unidentified newspaper clippings, manuscript poetry transcriptions, contemporary greeting cards, tradecard, and other miscellaneous loose items removed and housed separately., LCP AR (Annual Report) 1993, p. 17-25., Dickerson, a pupil of African American educator Sarah Mapps Douglass, was the daughter of African American activists, Martin and Adelia Dickerson, and step-father Samuel Van Brackle.

American celebrities album
Two volume set of albums containing predominately cartes de visite photographic portraits of prominent American 19th-century figures in politics, education, and the arts. Portraits depict actors, artists, authors, Congressmen, educators, governors, military leaders, physicians, publishers, religious leaders, social reformers, scientists, and U.S. presidents and their spouses. Includes mostly vignette and bust-length portraits and a small number of full length portraits. Also contains a small number of trimmed portrait engravings, tintypes, and a photo-collage depicting evangelist D. L. Moody with the under photograph copyrighted 1877. Small number of sitters are unidentified., Men sitters include P. T. Barnum; Henry Ward Beecher; John Brown; Ned Buntline; Samuel Clemens; Jefferson Davis; O. S. Fowler; Oliver Wendell Holmes; Abraham Lincoln; Samuel Morse; Thomas Nast; Hiram Powers; Winfield Scott; Gerrit Smith; Cornelius Vanderbilt; John Wanamaker; Brigham Young; Native American chiefs Ouray, Spotted Tail, and Sitting Bull; and African Americans Frederick Douglass and performer "Blind" Tom. Women sitters include presidential spouses Frances Cleveland and Lucretia Garfield; reformers Susan B. Anthony and Victoria Woodhull; authors Louisa May Alcott, Helen Hunt (Jackson), Harriet Beecher Stowe; sculptors Harriet Hosmer and Vinnie Ream; and performers Maria Albani, Charlotte Cushman, and Kate Field., Photographers include Mathew Brady, E. & H. T. Anthony; Jeremiah Gurney; and George Kendall Warren., Majority of sitters identified by a manuscript note on the album page or on portrait or an inscribed label., Brown leather bindings with gilt, stamped in gilt on front boards: Volume I: American Celebrities. Vol. I.; Volume II: American Celebrities. Vol. II. Stamped in gilt on spines: Album., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., See "American Celebrities Album" item-level records for digital images of all identified individual sitters.

Annual mask ball of the Liedertafel at the National Guards Hall, February the 13th 1865.
Ticket for the male musical ensemble performance society, probably in Philadelphia. Contains a whimsical border surrounding the text. Border includes cherubs holding sheet music, a harlequin, an impish figure, a harp, lion's head, and filigree. Also contains flourishes around the text., P.9349.145a printed with violet ink., P.9349.147b printed with black ink., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., See also proof of image [P.9349.150r].

Applegate & Co. Publishers, booksellers & stationers, no. 43 Main Str. Cincinnati.
Advertisement calendar for 1859-60 containing an allegorical vignette and pictorial details framing a calendar depicted as an architectural monument. Vignette shows a female figure, a harp at her side, drawing on a sketch pad as she looks above to a slightly open curtain. Landscape is visible in the distance. Pictorial details depict vinery and symbols of the arts and book and stationery trade, including a globe, paint palette, quill pens, compass, and the advertised books published by Applegate & Co., Inscribed in upper right corner: 55., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., See also proof copy containing pasted overlay of vignette of a locomotive [P.9349.216a].

[Assorted flowers]
Album page containing a drawing of a bunch of assorted flowers., Title supplied by cataloguer.

Atlantic City [viewbook]
Souvenir viewbook containing eighteen captioned views of prominent sites and landmarks at the shore town. Contains views of "The New Iron Pier, Massachusetts Ave."; hotels "'The Brighton' Indiana Ave.", "The 'Traymore' and The 'Berkeley,' Illinois Ave."; "Camden & Atlantic and West Jersey R. R. Depot"; "Old Ocean Pier, Kentucky Ave." and "Applegate's Pier, Tennessee Ave."; "Board Walk"; amusement houses and grounds of the "Excursion House" and "Childrens Sea Shore House"; "Bathing Scene, from Ocean Pier"; "Atlantic Avenue" including West Jersey R.R. Depot, C[amden] & A[tlantic] R. R. Depot, City Hall, and St. Nicholas R.C. Church; "Intersection of Pacific and North Carolina Avenues" including First Baptist Church and St. James P.E. Church; "Boat House at the Inlet; "Absecon Light House," including the Buoy House and Life Saving Station; a "Regatta"; the Disston, R. H. Turner, Shirtcliffe and Ladner villas on Indiana, Pacific, and North Carolina avenues; "The Breakers," i.e. waves breaking onto the shore; "Elephant Pavilion, South Atlantic City," i.e., Lucy the Elephant; "The Wreck"; the duties of the "U. S. Life Saving Service," (later the U.S. Coast Guard), including "Launching the Surf Boat," "Taking the Tackle Cart to the Beach, " "Throwing the Life Line" and a person "Saved" during practice maneuvers. Views also show street, pedestrian and maritime traffic, including beach goers; bath houses; amusement rides; and shops along the boardwalk., Title from embossed olive morocco binding, front cover stamped: Atlantic City., Prints connected by accordion folds and separated into two sheets., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Housed in phase box., Gift of Helen Beitler., Adolph Witteman was a prolific publisher of souvenir viewbooks from the 1870s through 1880s. He and his brother Herman later established The Albertype Company in 1890, which issued post cards in addition to viewbooks until 1952.

B. F. [Peirotts?]
Bust-length portrait showing a bearded man, attired in jacket, vest, and collar, looking slightly right. Filigree border frames the portrait., Inscribed lower right corner: 143., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012.

Baltz, Stitz, & Co. Importers & dealers in brandies, wines, gins &c. Bourbon & rye whiskies. No. 333 North 37th St. Philadelphia.
Trade card containing corner vignettes representing the wine and liquor trade. Vignettes depict clusters of casks and wine bottles and a cherubic figure seated on a cask and a shepherd-like figure., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012.

Belmont and waterworks. Mount Pleasant, Fairmount Park, Philada. [graphic].
Lithograph showing mules walking on towpaths pulling canal boats in the Schuylkill River in the foreground. Also shows distant views of West Fairmount Park properties, including Belmont Mansion, the estate house and country seat of Judge Richard Peters; the smokestack of the Belmont Waterworks engine house, designed by Frederick Graff in the late 1860s; and Mount Pleasant Mansion (i.e. Arnold Mansion) built after designs by Thomas Nevil 1761-1765 for Captain John Macpherson. Includes a locomotive traveling north on the west bank of the river in the right background., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Kollner advertised four volumes of small folio pictures, including "Bits of Nature and Some Art Products, in Fairmount Park ..." in 1878. Several of the lithographs from this volume were based on sketches he executed in the 1840s.

Belmont Petroleum Refinery. Refiners of and dealers in illuminating and lubricating oil. Benzine & parafine. For exportation and home consumption. Office No. 333 Market St. Refinery at Belmont.
Billhead for the refinery established between River Road, Peters Lane, and the Philadelphia & Reading Railroad in 1865 by Newhouse, Nusbaum & Co. in West Farimount Park. Contains central vignette view showing the refinery complex, including a Treating House, Engine House, Receiving House, offices, and dwelling houses for operatives. A horse-drawn wagon leaves the complex while a horse-drawn carriage traverses the road in front of it. On the riverbank, a man drives a team of mules near a promenading couple and a boat on the Schuylkill. In the background, a train travels and dwellings are visible on a hillside. The refinery operated until 1870 when the lot was purchased by the city for inclusion into Fairmount Park., Printed above title: Our Responsibility ceases when Oils leave Bonded Ware House., Trimmed., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., See also specimen of depicted vignette [P.9349.151o].

[Biblical animal collecting cards]
Series of six titled collecting cards depicting views of animals cited in the Old Testament of the Bible. Includes "The Bear"; "The Lion"; "The Wild Roe"; "The Wild Ass"; "The Blackbird"; and "The Wild Goat". Views contain landscape settings, including ledges, mountains, and trees. Blackbird view includes a bird's nest and lion view includes cubs. Majority of the cards also contain the Biblical passage referencing the animal depicted., Title supplied by cataloger., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012.

Bits of nature and some art products, in Fairmount Park, at Philadelphia, Penna.
Volume of compiled prints and drawings by lithographer, etcher, and artist Augustus Kollner primarily depicting landscapes of Fairmount Park. Also contains views of Philadelphia and Bucks and Montgomery counties. Several of the prints also show park and riverscape; residences and estates; animals, including canal mules, horses, cows, and dogs; park visitors, including an African American family, children, and persons on foot and on horseback; steamboats, rowboats, and other vessels on the Schuylkill River; and rock formations. Other views show wharf workers at lunch and a cliff-side residence at North Twenty-Seventh Street near the park., Titles include Thos. Moore's Cottage, Phila. Park; Schuylkill River, Fairmount Park, Phila. (Columbia Bridge); Prospect from Ridgeland and Fairmount Park, Phila.; (In Fairmount Park) Sweet Briar Mansion, in 1843; In Ravine near Sweet Briar Fairmount Park, Phila.; Schuylkill River below the Falls, Fairmount Pk. Phila.; Belmont and Waterworks. Mount Pleasant, Fairmount Park, Philada.; In Wissahickon Valley, Fairmount Park, Philada.; Peters Island, Fairmount Park, Philada.; Schuylkill Riv. above Fairmount Dam, Philada. in 1843; Phila. 1842; Schuylkill River Pa.; Pt. Pleasant, Pa.; Near Willow Grove Penna.; Life Scenes in Fairmount Park; Near East Park, Phila./ "S.E. corner 27th & [Arben?]"; Schuylkill Valley Pa.; Delaware Riv. [Easton?]; Life Scenes in Park; City Wharf Scene; and West Phila [illegible] near Sweet [Briar?] West Phila., Title from title page., Maroon leather binding, stamped in gilt on cover: Bits of Nature. A. Kollner., Spine stamped: Bits of Nature. Kollner., Prints variably signed AK; A. Kollner; A. Kollner fc.; From nate. and etchd by A. Kollner; and Kollner, fect., Titles on the stone or plate. Some annotated with inscribed titles., Two of prints [*Am 1878 Kol, 2086.F.15 and 16] printed on recto of proofs. Proofs depict "Life Scenes in Park" and "The Christian Soldier.", Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Added to African Americana Digital Collection through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services as administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Education through the Office of the Commonwealth Libraries, and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Tom Corbett, Governor, 2013-2014., Kollner advertised four volumes of small folio pictures, including "Bits of Nature and Some Art Products, in Fairmount Park ..." in 1878. Several of the lithographs from this volume were based on sketches he executed in the 1840s.

Catalogue of theatrical and public celebrities
Trade catalog containing pages with rows of numbered vignette-size reproduced portrait photographs of female , male, and child entertainers. Includes bust-length, half-length, and full-length portraiture, with one sitter often depicted in several differently posed portraits. Sitters, predominantly women, are usually attired in costume and occasionally are posed as couples, or in character and with props and ornate backdrops. Costumes and props include hats and head pieces; tights and shorts; nautical, peasant, medieval and roman garb; umbrellas, fans and valises; chairs and hammocks; guns and swords; and instruments and animals. Unique costumes and poses include Jeannie Winston as a devil with wings; Kate Forsyth depicted as a sculpted bust; and Lizzie Harold sprawled on a floor., Sitters include French operatic soprano Marie Roze (1846-1926); American entertainer Lotta [Crabtree] (1847-1924); American actress Annie Pixley (1858-1893); comic actors Charles E. Holland and Ben Maginley (d. 1888); actress and theater manager Mrs. John Drew (i.e., Louisa Lane Drew); French magician Prof. Hermann, i.e., Alexander Hermann(1843-1896), author and actress Lillian Chester; and characters from "Pinafore.", Accompanied by pocket-size, printed catalog with preface promoting Gilbert & Bacon's large stock of portrait views of the "most artistic and prominent in their profession" in the sizes "Cabinets" and "Panels." Includes lists of sitters for 1692 "Cabinets" and 115 "Panels.", Front endpaper inscribed: George P. Campbell, Continental Hotel, August 1880. Campbell, probably a Gilbert & Bacon agent, resided at the hotel in the 1880s., Cloth binding, stamped "Scrap" on front cover and "Patented March 1876" on back cover., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Gilbert & Bacon, the portrait studio established by Philadelphia photographers Charles M. Gilbert (b. ca. 1848) and William F. Bacon (ca. 1843-1900), operated ca. 1874-ca. 1929. The firm specialized in celebrity portraiture and photographed actors, baseball players, and members of high society. Following the death of Bacon in 1900, the firm continued in business under the management of Gilbert and Bacon's son Frank T. into the early 20th century.

Cataract House, Niagara Falls.
Trade card showing the exterior of the three-story hotel originally built in 1825 near the falls. Also shows the ca. 1835 addition and outbuilding on the bank of the falls in the foreground. Gen. Parkhurst Whitney purchased the hotel in 1831 and leased it to Whitney, Jeraud & Co. in 1846., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Forms part of Scrapbook of Ephemera [8608.F].

Centennial circular. Norwalk Lock Company. South Norwalk, Conn.
Illustrated fold-out circular issued for the Centennial Exhibition of 1876, which celebrated the centennial of the United States through an international exhibition of industry, agriculture, and art. Contains views and vignettes showing the Norfolk Lock Company, Centennial Exhibition buildings, and the Norwalk Lock Company display at the exhibition. Lock company view shows two trains traveling past the manufactory on opposite sides of intersecting tracks. Also shows a horse-drawn cart in the foreground and masts of ships in the background. Exhibition building vignettes depict Main Building, Machinery Hall, Horticultural Hall, and Memorial Hall. Exhibition display image shows several fair visitors around an ornate glass case with mounts lined with "Norwalk Lock Co." locks. Also contains advertising text in French, German, and English., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Forms part of Scrapbook of Ephemera [8608.F].

Centennial Exhibition, Philadelphia. 1876.
Sample album containing half stereographic prints by the commissioned photographic company of the Centennial Exhibition of 1876. Contains images of the exhibition that celebrated the centennial of the United States through an international exhibition of industry, agriculture, and art. Photographs depict the installation of exhibits; exhibition grounds including bird's eye views, scenes in Lansdowne Valley and along exhibition avenues, rail lines, fountains, statuary, and outdoor horticultural displays; interiors and exteriors of exhibition buildings, including Agricultural Hall, Horticultural Hall, Main Exhibition Building, Memorial Hall, the United States Government Building, states' buildings, the Women's Pavilion and the portico of the building of the Centennial Photographic Co.; views of special exhibits and dioramas, including Hunter's Camp, the first locomotive, and "The Dying Elk"; displays showing the wares, products, or cultural artifacts of specific companies and countries, including Peruvian mummies; and displays of art particularly of Italian statuary. Many of the exterior views and some of the interior include fair visitors and personnel., Exhibitors depicted include American Book Association; American Steamship Co.; American Watch Co.; Clinton Wire Cloth Company; Farmers Friend Manufacturing Co.; J. F. Tyrell & Co.; J. & P. Coats; Kingsford Starch Co.; Mason's Blacking; Midnight Yarn Co.; Mrs. Maxwell (taxidermy); Pacific Guano Co.; Shomacker Piano Mftg. Co.; and Singer Sewing Machine., Architects of the main buildings include Herman Schwartzmann, Henry Pettit, Joseph M. Wilson, and James H. Windrim. Architects of the states buildings include George A. Frederick, Carl Pfeiffer, E. L. Rice, Jr., Croff & Camp, and Heard & Sons., Brown leather and maroon cloth binding with gilt., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Album disbound and reformatted for conservation., Catalogue of the Centennial Photographic Company's Views of the International Exhibition, 1876. LCP Rare Books Am1876Cen (51856.D.10)., Ongoing series of articles about photographing the exhibition by John L. Gihon, a photographer employed by the Company, appeared in Philadelphia Photographer throughout 1877 under the title "Rambling Remarks Resumed.", Original photographs by the Centennial Photographic Company appeared as the frontispieces for Philadelphia Photographer in March, April, July and November 1877. P.8965.70f showing the statue "Cupid" illustrated the November 1877 issue., LCP AR [Annual Report] 1983 p.42-43., The Centennial Photographic Company was granted exclusive rights to photograph the Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia in 1876. Company officers included President William Notman, a prominent Canadian photographer; Vice President and Proprietor Washington Irving Adams, representative of the Scovill Manufacturing Company which supplied equipment for large-scale production to the company; Superintendent & Treasurer and Proprietor Edward L. Wilson, publisher of Philadelphia Photographer; and Art Superintendent John Arthur Fraser, Notman's partner in the Toronto photographic firm of Notman & Fraser. Employing over 400 men and women, the Company produced over 3,000 views of the exhibition, and portraits of officials and exhibitors.

Centennial Exhibition. Philadelphia. MDCCLXXVI [1876]
Souvenir viewbook containing 12 prints connected by accordion folds and depicting Centennial Exhibition buildings. Titles include U.S. Government Building; Delaware Building; Connecticut Building; Indiana Building; Ohio Building; Pennsylvania Building; New Jersey Building; Arkansas Building; Colorado and Kansas Building; Spanish Building; English Commission Building; and Japanese Dwelling. Majority of the Centennial buildings were built after the designs of Herman Schwartzmann, Henry Pettit and Joseph M. Wilson. The Centennial Exhibition celebrated the centennial of the United States through an international exhibition of industry, agriculture, and art., Marbled brown paper binding, stamped with border design and containing gold seals replicating the Centennial medal on recto and verso. Seals illustrated with female allegorical figures representing the Genius of American Independence and Liberty. Seal on recto reads "In Commemoration of the Hundredth Anniversary of American Independence 1876." Seal on verso reads "These United Colonies are and of Right Ought to be Free and Independent States 1776.", Name of publisher from advertisement pasted on inside back cover. Advertising text reads: 12 copyright Photographs transferred on to stone by the New German Process rendering Photographs permanent. From Philip Frey & Co.'s Art Repository. Sole first hand Manufacturers and well-known original Makers of "Souvenirs" of the most frequented and interesting Countries and cities of the World in a variety of objects, such as Albums, Medallions, Fans, Baskets, Roses etc. containing illustrated Views in Photographic and Coloured Print., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Housed in phase box.

[Checks, bank notes, billheads, and receipts specimens]
Series of checks, bank notes, billheads, and receipts, containing allegorical and patriotic vignettes and ornate pictorial details. Vignettes depict allegorical female figures, including Liberty, Hope, Justice, and Bounty; animals, including the American eagle, a dog protecting a safe, and bucks; and patriotic figures, including George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and Ulysses Grant. Other vignettes depict a view of a traveling locomotive; the seal of Pennsylvania; and views of harvested produce and grains. Businesses represented include A. Exton & Co., cracker manufacturers; Heywood, Kilburn & Co., chair and cottage furniture dealers; West Branch National Bank; Perry County Bank; Reed & Schell, bankers; First National Bank of Sunbury; and Jefferson Savings Institute., Title supplied by cataloger., Several of series printed in color ink, including blue, green, tan, and violet., Print P.9399.390 inscribed to John Mayer for $23.00 three months after date [illegible]. 24 Feb. H five. Feb 23rd., Various printers, including Ehrgott & Fobriger; Lehman & Bolton; Theodore Leonhardt; Wm. F. Murphy's Sons (& Sons); and Paul & Lindsay., Originally part of Specimen Album [P.9349]., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012.

[Chestnut Street Theatre]. North East corner of Sixth and Chestnut Streets, Philadelphia.
View of the second building of the theater, built 1820-1822 after the designs of William Strickland, Pedestrians walk on the sidewalk and read playbills on display. Also shows partial views of neighboring buildings, including Hart's Building owned by prominent Jewish publisher and philanthropist, Abraham Hart, erected 1848 (537-539 Chestnut). A gas light with a shade illustrated with a dancer adorns the Melodeon (611-613 Chestnut) and signage advertising D. C. Baxter, engraver on wood, is partially visible on Hart's Building. Theater razed 1856., Forms part of Poulson scrapbooks, Illustrations of Philadelphia, volume 4., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012.

Church, corner 4th St. & Washington Av. Morrissania, Long Island, N.Y.
Architectural view showing the Gothic-style Methodist Episcopal church for the parish established in 1850. Also shows pedestrian traffic., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012.

The City Hall Philadelphia. Architecture, sculpture and history.
Limited edition volume, organized in 18 topical sections, containing photomechanical reproductions of engravings (by Faust) and photographs showing views of the interior, exterior, and architectural and sculptural details of the municipal building built 1871-1901 after the designs of John McArthur, Jr. Sections, predominately titled, include Modeling of the William Penn statue; views of court rooms, Mayor's Office, entrances; Window Spandrels Tower; Bronze Groups on Towers; Centre Pavilion Dormers; Caryatides (i.e., supporting columns sculptured in the form of a draped female figure); Medallions in Conversation Hall of Councils; Doorway Spandrels. Northern & Eastern Entrances; Keystones; Panels. Stairway; Impost Panels of Windows; Spandrels and Statuary Centre Pavilion; Panels; Tower Capitals; Spandrels Interior of Tower; Panels in Eastern Entrance; Spandrels in Northern Entrance; and Window Spandrels in Northern Entrance. Interior views often include pedestrian traffic., Architectural and ornamental details depict allegorical, historical, ethical, anthropological, and political and governmental figures and tableaux, including "Distinguished Early Philadelphians"; the continents; the four natural elements and seasons; "Indians"; Swedes; mammals, reptiles, and birds, including eagles, bears, and buffalo; the natural and social sciences, arts, and humanities; industry, mechanics, and commerce; civilization and barbarism; prayer and meditation; victory and fame; admonition and repentance; and liberty and law; and youth. Details also show the seal of Pennsylvania and stereotyped, ethnographic facial studies, and cherubic figures., Edition de luxe limited to one thousand copies. Copy no. 48., Frontispiece shows a view engraved by Faust of the exterior of City Hall. Includes street and pedestrian traffic., Front matter is misordered ([p. 4] and [p. 5] reversed) and includes an "Historical" overview of the location and construction of the building; "Description of the Buildings," including the styles of "Architecture" and dimensions; the "Comparative Heights of the Principal Buildings of the World"; and the "Inscription upon face of Corner-stone in centre of tower foundation.", Reproduced wood engravings contain artist's signature or initials: F. Faust; F.F., Original cloth bindings, brown cloth grained with gilt stamped front cover and endpapers removed and rehoused with rebound album for conservation., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Frederick Faust, born in Germany in 1849, immigrated to the United States in 1870 and worked as a wood engraver in Philadelphia by the early 1880s. He continued in the trade as an illustrator into the early 20th century and was retired by 1930.

City wharf scene. [graphic] / From life by A. Kollner.
Etching showing two men and a woman gathered on a wharf with food and drink. One man rests in a wheelbarrel, as the other sits upright next to the woman who leans against a wooden fence with her hands clasped. Also shows boats and the riverscape in the background., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Kollner advertised four volumes of small folio pictures, including "Bits of Nature and Some Art Products, in Fairmount Park ..." in 1878. Several of the lithographs from this volume were based on sketches he executed in the 1840s.

[Collection of portraits]
Bound volume of portraits primarily delineated by Max Rosenthal showing prominent Philadelphians, and historical and military figures, including members of the Continental Congress, clergyman, legislators, government officials, physicians, military officers, artists, and authors. Contains full-length, half-length, bust-length, and profile portraits, with some containing backgrounds and props. Also includes the front page of a September 1885 edition of "Paper and Press" containing a portrait and biography of Philadelphia publisher Henry Carey Baird and an article about printed blanks., Sitters include Daniel Agnew; William Allen; Richard Bache; Phineas Bond; Thomas Cadwalader; Stephen Decatur; William Ellery, Elizabeth Graeme Fergusson; Miers Fisher; Nicholas Gilman; Ann Diggs Graeme; Thomas Graeme; Joseph Hemphill; Thomas Hopkinson; Jare Ingersoll (1722-1801); Jared Ingersoll (1749-1822); Joel Jones; Moses and Samson Levy; Brockholst Livingston; James Mease; Rev. Henry Morton; William Plumstead; Samuel Powell; Charles B.J.F. de Saint-Memin; Edward Shippen; Edward, James, Matthew, and William Tilghman;George Walton, George M. and Thomas I. Wharton; William Whipple; and Jasper Yeates., Title from stamp on spine., Manuscript index of sitters (1-100) date stamped September 11, 1883 pasted in front of volume., Majority of lithographs signed: MR., Some prints include facsimile signature of sitter., Some sitters identified by manuscript notes., Two of the engravings after daguerreotypes by McClees & Germon., Engravers, lithographers, and printers include Max and L. N. Rosenthal, John Sartain, Henry S. Wagner, and Robert Whitechurch., Max Rosenthal was a skilled lithographer, mezzotint engraver, and painter who delineated the majority of the chromolithographs for the firm he operated with his brothers Louis N., Morris (i.e., Maurice), and Simon Rosenthal in Philadelphia from 1851 to circa 1872. Rosenthal continued to work as an artist and lithographer until 1910., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Index of sitters available at repository.

Collections from fugitive sources only, illustrative of the antiquities, progress & c. of the city Philadelphia
Scrapbook containing newspaper clippings and prints, predominantly dated between 1850 and 1855, pertaining to the history and built environment, and social, cultural, and economic climate of Philadelphia. Subject matter mainly relates to improvements to the cityscape, transportation, businesses and industry; historical articles (some illustrated) about the evolution of the city, including notices of destruction of former landmarks; daily, yearly, and seasonal accounts about the weather; and reports (and prices lists) for mortality, election returns, real estate sales, city permits, taxables, debt, stock, trade, exports, and cattle, domestic, and produce markets. Articles about city improvements (some illustrated) describe new construction of churches, storefronts and factories, residences, and places of amusement, on major Center City streets and outerlying neighborhoods, including Arch Street, North Second Street, Market Street, Chestnut Street, Belmont district, Bush Hill, Germantown, Moyamensing, North Philadelphia, Penn District, the Seventh Ward, Southwark, West Philadelphia, and the “vicinity of the Navy Yard.”, Properties referenced include the American Sunday School Union (1100 block Chestnut); Bulletin Building (Third Street below Chestnut); New Presbyterian and Tabernacle Baptist churches; Major Eastwick's estate at Bartram's Gardens, Newlin's Brewery (100 block N. Second), the Farquhar Building (opp. Merchant's Exchange); Girard Buildings (Chestnut and Third); Matthew T. Miller & Co. (Third and Chestnut); New Masonic Temple (713-721 Chestnut); Stoddart & Co. (278-282 N. Second); M. Thomas & Sons (100 block S. Fourth); Cornelius, Baker & Co. (800 block Cherry Street); Caleb, Cope & Co. (429 Market); the Concert Hall; City Museum; Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts; Philadelphia Gas Works; Farmer & Mechanics Bank; Howell Evans, printing establishment (130 S. Fourth); New Iron Building (600 Arch); Xavier Bazin, perfumer (Seventh and Chestnut); T.W. Evans & Co., mantle and silk store (214-216 Chestnut); and the New Assembly Building (Tenth and Chestnut)., Also contains columns from the series “Benevolent Institutions of Philadelphia” (1849); “Churches and their Pastors” (1849); “Philadelphia in Olden times” (1853); “Reminiscences” (Sunday Dispatch, 1853); “The Progress of Philadelphia”; local historian Thompson Westcott's “Street Scenes: Philadelphia in 1798, 1799 and 1800” (Sunday Dispatch, 1853); and "Revolutionary Relics" (1854). Topics of historical pieces include Cathedral Cemetery; several churches, including Assumption, Swedes, Tabernacle Baptist and Associate Presbyterian; Videll's Alley; Market and Chestnut streets; Centre Square; the Pennsylvania Hospitals, including for the Insane in West Philadelphia; Naval Asylum; Commissioner's Hall, Spring Garden; Robert Morris Mansion; the "libraries of Philadelphia," including the Library Company; and the city police, Quakers and Odd Fellows., Other articles report about the consolidation of the city (including a satiric piece criticizing the grand consolidation ball); Girard College; Philadelphia medical schools, including the Female Medical College of Pennsylvania; auctions conducted by M. Thomas & Sons and James A. Freeman; meteorological reviews, reports and bizarre weather lore, including the 1850 freshet on the Schuylkill; the gas industry in the city; various city water works, including Fairmount and Schuylkill; the number and improvements to omnibuses and their lines and other modes of transportation, including steam boats, ferries, and railroads; improvements to Camden; islands in the Delaware, including Windmill Island. Additional subject matter includes temporary housing of the Post Office in the Jayne Building on Dock Street; “haunts of vice and misery,” including raffling , i.e., gambling, and dance houses; the cleaning of streets through ordinances and sweeping machines; daguerreotypist M. A. Root as the first bidder of the auction of Jenny Lind Tickets in 1850; critical and satirical articles about the newest style of men's striped pants, the 1855 city directory, the implementation of police hats, and artificial stone fronts on houses; an 1853 benefit at the Parisian Hippodrome; and a black book at the mayor's office for the reception of “complaints of citizens.”, Scrapbook also contains wood engravings (several from newspaper and periodicals), engravings, cameo stamps, and lithographs. Graphics include predominantly advertisements and cameo stamps. Images show the various locations of the Charles Oakford hat manufactory, including his first shop on Lombard and the mulit-tenanted building on the 700 block of Chestnut; F.C. Kropff, chemical warehouse and laboratory (380 N. Sixth); Keen & Co., manufacturers of ranges and furnaces (Broad & Sansom); J. Smith Harris, merchant tailors (61 S. Fourth); Samuel Hart & Co., manufacturers of playing cards, mother o' pearl goods, and traveling bottles (236 S. Thirteenth); Thomas J. Dickson, brush manufacturer (66 S. Second); W.H. Maurice, blank book and stationery establishment (123 Chestnut); M. Thomas & Sons, auctioneers (67-69 S. Fourth); storefront and factory for Howell & Brothers, paper hangings; the storefront and Callowhill Street manufactory of Daniel Bohler & Co., essence of coffee; Horstmann's Manufactory (Fifth and Cherry); James Moore's Porter & Ale brewery (700 block S. Thirteenth); Inquirer Office Building (Third and Carter); interior view of George J. Henkels City Cabinet Warerooms (173 Chestnut); the New Hat Company's Store (201 Chestnut); John H. Weaver & Co., grocers and tea dealers (Second and Pine); Homeopathic Medical College; J.W. McCurdy & Son, ladies boots and shoes (111 Chestnut); Pratt & Reath, watches & Jewelry (80 Market;) and "View of N.A. College of Health" (Fifth and Race)., Also includes views of benevolent and educational institutions and historical buildings; clipped vignettes showing “Parlors Stoves 1854,” "Newly invented chimney top ventilator," “Fashionable bonnet,” “Melodeons” (with descriptions and prices), spectacles, shoes dated 1832, a “Prize pianoforte,” and a “Washing Machine 1854”; and clipped images of street laborers, including a boy selling lozenges, a “pandy woman” holding a baby to her chest, a female “rag picker,” a girl selling fruit, an organ grinder, “itinerant news boy,” wood collector, and a street advertiser holding a picketed sign promoting "designer and engraver [David] "Scattergood." Latter annotated “a common method of advertising through the streets.”, Several of the clippings annotated by Poulson with dates and manuscript notes., Cut out designed as a monument-like edifice with ornamental pictorial details pasted on title page. Cut out frames title written in ink. Also includes vignette pen and ink sketch showing a beaver., Note by Poulson on verso of front free endpaper: "The dates affixed to the articles in this book, all generally, those of the newspapers from which they have been cut. CAP", Artists, engravers, and lithographers include J. H. Brightly, J. Cone, George T. Devereux, [ ] Farmelee, Alfred Hoffy, Francis Kearny, David Scattergood, R. Telfer, Wagner & McGuigan, and J. L. White., "Index to set in back part of vol. XI.", Volume 7 includes separate index to volume. Index detached and housed with original of volume., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012.

[Cover and preface from Rae's Philadelphia pictorial directory & panoramic advertiser. Chestnut Street, from Second to Tenth Streets]
Includes ornamented typeface and and a decorative border comprised of filigree and ornaments., Cover printed in gilt., Title supplied by cataloger., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Folder 1.

David Ames Wells, 1828-1898
Economist., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

David Dixon Porter, 1813-1891
Superintendent of U.S. Naval Acad., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

David Dudley Field, 1805-1894
Lawyer., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

David Glascoe Farragut, 1801-1870
Naval officer., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

David McKendree Key, 1824-1900
Lawyer, Postmaster General., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

David Ross Locke, 1833-1888
Political satyrist, ed. Toledo Blade., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

Doct. Hoofland's celebrated German bitters, for the permanent cure of liver complaint, jaundice, dyspepsia, nervous debility, asthma, disease of the kidneys, and all diseases arising from a disordered liver or stomach
Label for the patent medicine showing a medieval scene in the wilderness. Depicts a medieval soldier leaning against a tree and his shield. An ax and club rest beneath him. The soldier wears a pony tail and chest plate. Also contains advertising text in German in the side borders. The bitters, named after the German physician Christoph Wilhem Hoofland (Hufeland), entered the United States market in the 1840s., Printed in lower border: Genuine Signed. C.M. Jackson. Philadelphia., Date of printing based on business address advertised., C. M. Jackson began marketing bitters in the United States about 1848. He operated from 418 Arch Street 1858-1859, and then 631 Arch Street. Jones & Evans assumed operations of the office and factory circa 1862., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012.

Donald Grant Mitchell, 1822-1908
Author, agriculturist., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

Dudley Buck, 1839-1909
Composer, organist., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

Dwelling house, corner Avenue A & 85th Street, New York.
Architectural view showing the Victorian-style residence with mansard roof and a porch. Land and townscape is visble in the background., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012.

Dwight Lyman Moody, 1837-1899
Evangelist., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

Ebenezer Rockwood Hoar, 1816-1895
Lawyer, jurist., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

Edgar Allan Poe, 1809-1849
Poet, critic, author., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

Edmund Clarence Stedman, 1833-1908
Stockbroker, poet, critic., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

Edward Beecher, 1803-1895
Congregational clergyman., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

Edward Breght
American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

Edward Eggleston, 1837-1902
Clergyman, novelist, historian., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

Edward Everett, 1794-1865
Unitarian clergyman, educator., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

Edward Everett Hale, 1822-1909
Author, Unitarian clergyman., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

Edward G. Taylor
American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

Edward Hitchcock, 1828-1911
Educator, American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry, with corrections.

Edward Norris Kirk, 1802-1874
Clergyman, revivalist., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

Edward Richard Sprigg Canby, 1817-1873
Union Brigadier-General., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

Edward Thompson Taylor, 1793-1871
Mariner, peddler, Methodist clergyman., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

Edwards Amasa Park, 1808-1900
Cong. Clergyman, ed. Bibliotheca Sacra., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

Edwin Booth, 1833-1893
Actor., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

Edwin Denison Morgan, 1811-1883
Gov. New York, philanthropist., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

Edwin Forrest, 1806-1872
Actor., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

Edwin Hubbell Chapin, 1814-1880
Universalist clergyman., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

Edwin L. Janes, 1807-1875
Methodist Episcopal clergyman., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

Edwin McMasters Stanton, 1814-1869
U.S. Attorney-Gen., Sec. of War., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

Ehrgott & Forbriger, practical lithographers. s.w. cor. of 4th & Walnut sts., Cincinnati, O.
Advertisement calendar for 1859 containing patriotic and allegorical vignettes and pictorial details framing a calendar depicted as an architectural monument. Vignettes and details show the American eagle, shield, and flag; symbols of art and industry, including a paint palette, sculpture, telescope, and smoke stacks and chimneys; allegorical figures representing manufacturing, agriculture, and the seasons; and a central vignette containing a fruit display in front of drapery. Ehrgott & Forbriger, the premier Cincinnati firm established in 1856 by Peter E. Ehrgott and Adolphus F. Fobriger, operated under that firm name until 1860 when changed to Ehrgott, Fobriger & Co., Inscribed lower left corner: 54., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012.

Ehrgott & Forbriger, practical lithographers. s.w. cor. of 4th & Walnut sts., Cincinnati, O.
Ehrgott & Forbriger, practical lithographers. s.w. cor. of 4th & Walnut sts., Cincinnati, O.
Advertisement calendar for 1859 containing patriotic and allegorical vignettes and pictorial details framing a calendar depicted as an architectural monument. Vignettes and details show the American eagle, shield, and flag; symbols of art and industry, including a paint palette, sculpture, telescope, and smoke stacks and chimneys; allegorical figures representing manufacturing, agriculture, and the seasons; and a central vignette containing a fruit display in front of drapery. Ehrgott & Forbriger, the premier Cincinnati firm established in 1856 by Peter E. Ehrgott and Adolphus F. Fobriger, operated under that firm name until 1860 when changed to Ehrgott, Fobriger & Co., Inscribed lower left corner: 54., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012.

Elias Loomis, 1811-1889
Mathematician, astronomer., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

Elihu Benjamin Washburn, 1816-1887
Lawyer, diplomat, congressman., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

Eliphalet Nott, 1773-1866
Presby. clergyman, Pres. Union College, inventor., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

Elisha Benjamin Andrews, 1844-1917
President of Denison & Brown Universities., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

Elizabeth Stuart Phelps Ward, 1844-1911
Author, daughter of Austin Phelps., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

[Engravings]
Scrapbook containing primarily engraved gift book and periodical illustrations issued between circa 1832 and 1868 from American and British publications, including "Columbian Lady's and Gentlemen's Magazine"; "Godey's Lady's Book"; "Ladies Companion"; "New Mirror"; and "Sartain's Magazine." Illustrations, several engraved by A. L. Dick, predominantly depict sentimental, romantic, religious, genre and allegorical views and often include children and animals. Titles include "The Draught Players"; "The Lovers"; "The Philosopher & His Kite" (showing Benjamin Franklin); "They sold Joseph to the Ishmeelites [sic] for twenty pieces of silver; "Lake See Hoo and Temple of the Thundering Winds from the Vale of tombs"; "Schuylkill Water Works"; "Luther on Christmas Eve"; "Farmers Nooning," including an African American farm hand; "Cup-tossing" (reading of tea leaves); "The Opera Box"; and "The Village School." Portrait prints, including an image of Jenny Lind, and a few architectural design prints also encompass the illustrations., Also contains chromolithographs and the illustrated title page from Henry Harbaugh's "Birds of the Bible" (1854) and many tinted lithographs printed by Ackerman from "Reports of Explorations and surveys,...for a railroad from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean (1855-1861); several photographic reproductions of fine art paintings showing genre views, landscapes, and marinescapes, including the work of J. S. Fenimore; George C. Lambdin; Edward and Thomas Moran, W. T. Richards, Samuel Sartain, Christian Schussele, N. H. Trotter, and S. B. Waugh; and photographs of a paddle boat near the Fairmount Water Works and views of the Wissahickon. Some pages also include embossed and color vignettes of birds, flower vases, and flowers. Other lithographs and chromolithographs depict sentimental and religious views, including a baby "hatching" from a flower and the T. Sinclair religious tableauxes "Pontius Pilatus" and "Manoah's Sacrifice"., Probably compiled by Mrs. H. Godley., Title from stamp on the leather spine., Inserts: Envelope inscribed "Mrs. H. Godley, 1725 Vine St." and engraved portraits of "Robert Moffat" and "Girl in a Florentine Costume of A.D. 1500." "Girl" print includes amateur pencil alterations., Various artists, engravers, lithographers, and printers including Ackerman; W. Allan; T. Allom; W. H. Bartlett; W. Bennett; J. Burnet; J. G. Chapman; A. L. Dick; T. Doney; Durand & Co.; J. B. Forrest; A. W. Graham; Charles Heath; J. R. Herbert; J. B. Longacre; J. Neale; E. T. Parris; Nicolas Poussin: Rawdon, Wright, Hatch & Smillie; Rice & Buttre; H. S. Sadd; John Sartain; Eliza Sharp; Thomas Sinclair; and Benjamin Franklin Waitt., Various publishers, including American Sunday-School Union; Henry F. Annears; L.A. Godey; and Hurst, Chance & Co., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Added to African Americana Digital Collection through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services as administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Education through the Office of the Commonwealth Libraries, and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Tom Corbett, Governor, 2013-2014.

Engravings by William Humphrys
Scrapbook of print specimens and proofs engraved by Philadelphia and London engraver William Humphrys. Contents include postage stamp proofs, book and periodical illustrations, tile pages, portrait prints, advertisements, and cut outs of banknote and certificate vignettes. Majority of graphics depict allegorical imagery or illustrations of genre, religious, sentimental, and literary scenes, some from the plays of Shakespeare. Illustrations include scenes of courtship; female friendship; children with animals; a ghoulish-looking woman with a torch; a European man smoking a hookah; Jesus Christ; Adam & Eve; and imagery from Edmund Spencer's "Faery Queen", John Milton's "Palemon's Story," and John Gay's "Thursday: or The Spell." Allegorical works depict the figures of Columbia, Minerva, Mercury, Neptune, Bounty, Agriculture, Commerce, Justice, Hope, and Apollo, as well as scenes with the American eagle; caducei for the "Liverpool Apothecaries Company"; citizens fighting a fire; cherubs charting a globe; Native Americans; a family; sailing ships; and symbols of farming, trade, and industry. Vignettes also show a portrait of Benjamin Franklin; Pocahontas saving John Smith; and a female warrior slaying a man of royalty captioned "Sic Semper Tyranus.", Portrait prints, some probably from the British periodical "Fraser's Magazine for Town and Country," depict Israel Putnam; George Washington; Gustavus Adolphus; Mrs. Sloman, of Covent Garden Theatre in the Character of Baltimore; Thomas Carlyle; William Dunlop; Letitia Elizabeth Landon; D. M. Moir; and Henry Purcell. Scrapbook also contains an 1844 banknote specimen of "La Provincia de Buenos Aires" illustrated with vignettes of ostriches; ca. 1845 postage stamp proof depicting Queen Victoria after the Chalon portrait; a full-length portait of an unidentified man, possibly Humphrys; and an advertisement for the Philadelphia artist Joshua Shaw showing a man leading his horse down a bucolic path, as well as engravings after his work of a landscape and an advertisement for Cohen's Lottery Exchange Office, Baltimore., Title from stamp on spine., Morocco binding., Various American and British artists, including W. Chatfield, John Opie, Joshua Shaw, Robert Smirke, C. R. Leslie, Charles L. Eastlake, W. E. West, George Smithard, Carlo Dola, A.E. Chalon, J. Wood, J. Stephanoff, Pastorini, Alfred Croquis (i.e., Daniel Maclise), A. F. Tireggi, John James Barralet, J. Banks, J. M. Wright, Thomas Stothard, P. Williams, Camille Roqueplan, and R. Westall., Various American and British printers and publishers, including H. S. Singleton, J. P. Davis, and James Fraser., Manuscript letter by Humphry completed January 10, 1865 to Anna Holloway pasted on opening page to scrapbook. Letter details his ill health, which in spite of, he still appreciates "the brightness of the sun, the greeness of the earth, and the beauty of extreme nature.", Some scrapbook pages contain manuscript notes identifying the genre of the specimen., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., William Humphrys (1795-1865), born in Dublin, immigrated to the United States early in his life and studied engraving under George Murray in Philadelphia. He worked as an engraver in the city circa 1815-1823 producing book illustrations, advertisements, and banknote and certificate vignettes. He also served as secretary for the Association of American Artists. Relocating to England, he produced similar work before returning to the United States in 1843. In 1845, he moved to Dublin to engrave "The Reading Magdalene" for the Royal Irish Art Union before returning to England where he worked as an engraver for the firm Perkin, Bacon, and Co. During this employ, he was noted for his re-engraving of the head of Queen Victoria for the 1 d postage stamp. Humphrys retired from engraving in his later years and worked as an accountant for the printing firm Novello & Co. He died at the Novellos' Genoa villa on January 21, 1865.

Enoch Pond, 1791-1882
Congregational clergyman., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

Fairbanks' standard scales. Buy only the genuine.
Trade card depicting a scene on a farm. A farmer, sits on a rock, and watches as an agent weighs a horse-drawn cart loaded with hay with a "Fairbanks Standard Scale." In the background, another Fairbanks' agent weighs cows on a platform scale in a pen. View also shows hay stacks in the distance. Fairbanks' Scales was established in 1830., "Principal Warehouses," including in Philadelphia listed on verso., Originally part of Specimens Album [P.9349]., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012.

Felix Octavius Carr Darley, 1822-1888
Illustrator., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

Ferdinand Cartwright Ewer, 1826-1883
Episcopal clergyman., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

Fernando Wood, 1812-1881
Businessman, politician., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

First annual prize exhibition of the Philadelphia Sketch Club held at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts December 1865.
Poster containing seated figures incorporated into the lettering to promote the exhibition of the professional artists' club founded in 1860. Figures include a female muse working with a sketch, and cherubic boys sculpting a bust and painting from a palette. Letters designed as trees, vinery, and a fish tail., Not in Wainwright., Philadelphia on Stone, POSP 80, Stein & Jones established in 1859 was active under that name until the death of Stein in 1871., Cresson, an illustrator, was an early member and served as secretary of the club 1863-1864.

The first steamboat on the Missouri.
Album page with pre-printed lithographic border containing a drawing and unattributed poem about the first steamboat on the Missouri from the 1838 edition of "The Token and Atlantic Souvenir." Drawing after Joseph Andrew's engraving of the work by painter John Gadsby Chapman depicts two Native Americans on a rock, one seated, looking forlorn, and the other standing with arms raised in anguish, watching a steamboat in the distance. Poem, "The Indian's Farewell to the Missouri, on seeing the First Steamboat on its Waters," addresses the power of the white man and the steamboat as a harbinger of his usurpation of Native American territories., LCP exhibit catalogue: African American Miscellany p. 45., Douglass, an African American artist and early photographer, was an active member of the Philadelphia anti-slavery and civil rights movement.

Fitz Greene Halleck, 1790-1867
Poet., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

Fitz-John Porter, 1822-1901
Soldier., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

[Floral watercolor]
Album page containing a drawing of a rose bud., Probably by gentlewoman Ada Howell Hinton, daughter of Frederick Augustus Hinton, barber, perfumer, abolitionist, and prominent member of the Philadelphia African American elite community.

"Forget me not!"
Album page containing a drawing of a stem of forget-me-not and a poem about remembrance., Title from manuscript verse., Probably by Margaretta or Mary Forten, daughters of Philadelphia African American entrepreneur and activist James Forten, who were members of the interracial Pennsylvania Female Anti-Slavery Society.

Forget me not
Album page with border containing a drawing of forget-me-nots., Douglass, an artist and prominent Quaker member of the Philadelphia African American elite community, was best known as an educator and anti-slavery activist.

Francis Amasa Walker, 1840-1897
Lawyer, soldier, educator and economist., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

Francis Bowen, 1811-1890
Philosopher., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

Francis Bret Harte, 1836-1902
Author., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

Francis Elias Spinner, 1802-1890
Banker, treasurer of U.S., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

Francis Landey Patton, 1843-1932
Presbyterian clergyman, theologian., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

Francis Murphy, 1836-1907
Temperance reformer, Evangelist., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

Francis Preston Blair Jr., 1821-1875
Union major-general, statesman., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

Francis T. Nichols, 1737-1812
Soldier, 1st US Marshall of East. District of Pa., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

Francis Wayland, 1796-1865
Baptist clergyman, educator., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

Franklin Simmons, 1839-1913
Sculptor., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

Franklin W. Kohler bicycling events 1884
Scrapbook of local newspaper and sports periodical clippings compiled by competitive Philadelphia bicyclist Frank W. Kohler, predominantly about his cycling pursuits and achievements, and involvement with the Pennsylvania Bicycle Club. Clippings describe local and regional bicycle tournaments and meets, including the exhibition at Jumbo Park in South Philadelphia and the second annual meet of the Pennsylvania Division League of American Wheelmen (1884); time records broken by Kohler and his peers, including the "Lancaster Pike" (1886); Pennsylvania Bicycle Club cycling tours, including to Baltimore (1884), Niagara (1885), and upstate New York (1888); and the history of the Pennsylvania Bicycle Club. Also contains various bicycle club event and race programs (some annotated with times), including for the West Philadelphia Athletic Association and Buffalo Bicycle Club; prize ribbons; a sign up sheet for a two week tour to Dingman's Ferry organized by Kohler in August 1888; a pencil sketch titled “The Way the Victors get There Moral. Buy a____?" showing a bicyclist and his bicycle in a horse-drawn wagon; an invitation to the 1888 opening of the new building of the Pennsylvania Bicycle Club (3940-42 Girard Avenue); menus for club banquets; and two inscribed photographs. Photographs show a group portrait of the club in front of the "Penna. Bicycle Club House Philada Pa. 1884 [sic]" at Girard Avenue and racers lined up to start the "2 mile race won by F.W. Kohler" in Fairmount Park on September 14, 1884., Other ephemera includes tickets to the Columbian Exposition (1893); golf score cards for Griffith Park, Los Angeles (1918); and an 1893 "Street Railway Review" article about Kohler and his brother G. A. (possibly the Albert Kohler cited in some clippings) managing the Eddy Electric Manufacturing Company. Articles clipped from the "L.A.W (League of American Wheelman) Bulletin"; "The Philadelphia Press"; and "The American Athlete." Authors include Ninon Neckar., Title from plate on front cover., Brown morocco binding., Front free end paper inscribed: Bicycling., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., LCP AR [Annual Report], p. 55-56., Binding in poor condition. Album housed in phase box., Frank W. Kohler (b. 1861), son of prominent Philadelphia bookbinder Ignatius Kohler (1817-1901), worked in his father's trade, was a premier amateur bicyclist, and member of the Pennsylvania Bicycle Club. Kohler served as First Lieutenant of the club founded in 1882 in West Philadelphia; held club speed records; and organized cycling tours of its members. By 1893, Kohler had relocated to Chicago and operated the Eddy Electric Manufacturing Company with his brother G. A. Kohler.

Frederick Dan Huntington, 1819-1904
Clergyman, educator., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

Frederick Douglass, 1817?-1895
Abolitionist, orator., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry., Added to African Americana Digital Collection through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services as administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Education through the Office of the Commonwealth Libraries, and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Tom Corbett, Governor, 2013-2014.

Frederick Edwin Church, 1826-1900
Landscape painter., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

Fuchsia
Album page containing a drawing of a stem of fuchsia copied after a plate from James Andrews' Lessons in Flower Painting. A Series...(London: Charles Tilt, Fleet Street; John Menzies, Edinburgh; Thomas Wardle, Philadelphia [1836]), pl. 11. (LCP Am 1836 And, 13878.Q)., LCP exhibit catalogue: African American Miscellany p.45., Douglass, an artist and prominent Quaker member of the Philadelphia African American elite community, was best known as an educator and community activist.

Galusha Anderson, 1832-1918
Baptist clergyman, abolitionist, President of Univ. of Chicago., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry., Added to African Americana Digital Collection through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services as administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Education through the Office of the Commonwealth Libraries, and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Tom Corbett, Governor, 2013-2014.

Gardiner Spring, 1785-1873
Presbyterian clergyman., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

[Geo. S. Harris & Sons print specimens]
Series of specimens, primarily for trade cards and labels, printed by the prominent Philadelphia lithographic firm. Subjects include fanciful, allegorical, and sentimental scenes and portraiture with women, children, and flowers; hunting and recreational scenes; international iconography; animals (dogs, horses, and an alligator clutching a black baby in its jaws); political and military imagery, including President James Garfield; land and marinescapes; and mythological and fairy tale views. Collection also includes specimen without an imprint and probably printed by Harris showing a plantation scene., Title supplied by cataloger., Publication date inferred from content of one print depicting President James Garfield., Originally part of Specimens Album [P.9349]., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Added to African Americana Digital Collection through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services as administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Education through the Office of the Commonwealth Libraries, and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Tom Corbett, Governor, 2013-2014.

George Armstrong Custer, 1839-1876
Soldier., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

George Bancroft, 1800-1891
Historian, diplomat., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

George Barrell Cheever, 1807-1890
Congregational clergyman, reformer., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

George Brinton McClellan, 1826-1885
Soldier., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry, with corrections.

George Claude Lorimer, 1838-1904
Baptist clergyman., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

George Colfax Baldwin, 1817-1899
Baptist clergyman., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

George Crooke, 1829-1890
Soldier., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

George D. Cummins, 1822-1876
Clergyman, founder of Reformed Episcopal Church., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

George Dana Boardman, 1801-1831
Baptist missionary., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

George D.B. Pepper, 1841-1872
Physician., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

George Denison Prentice, 1802-1870
Ed. Louisville Daily Journal., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

George Edwin Waring, 1833-1898
Agriculturalist, sanitary engineer., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

George F. Pentecost
American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

George Franklin Edmunds, 1829-1919
Lawyer., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

George Frederick Root, 1820-1895
Composer, estab. N.Y. Normal Institute., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

George Frisbie Hoar, 1826-1904
Lawyer, statesman., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

George Gordon Meade, 1815-1872
Soldier., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

George Hay Stuart, 1816-1890
Philanthropist., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

George Henry Corliss, 1817-1888
Manufacturer, invented part of steam engine., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

George Henry Thomas, 1816-1870
Soldier., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

George Hunt Pendleton, 1825-1889
Ohio legislator, Diplomat., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

George Ide Chace, 1808-1885
Physicist., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

George J. Henkels. City cabinet warerooms, 173 Chesnut [sic] Street, Phila.
Advertisement showing an interior view of the showroom of the furniture store of premier cabinetmaker George J. Henkels. Three well-dressed couples peruse and sit on the several pieces of furniture on display. Furniture includes tables, armchairs, sofas, and breakfronts. Also shows, in the background, curtained entryways to other areas liined with furniture. Henkels, Philadelphia's premier cabinetmaker in quality and production, operated his business from 173, i.e. 509 Chestnut Street from 1850 to 1857., Date from Poulson inscription., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012.

George Jones, 1811-1891
Newspaper pub., co-founder New York Times., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

George Mortimer Pullman, 1831-1897
Originator of Pullman car., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

George N. Christie, 1827-1868
Star of Christie's Minstrels., American Celebrities Album., Also known as George Harrison., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

George Peabody, 1795-1869
Merchant, financier, philanthropist., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

George Pope Morris, 1802-1864
Poet, founder New-York Mirror & New Mirror., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

George R. Bliss, 1793-1873
Lawyer, legislator., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

George Sewall Boutwell, 1818-1905
Politician, lawyer, Mass. governor., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

George Washington Bethune, 1805-1862
Dutch Reformed clergyman, editor., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

George Washington Cable, 1844-1925
Author., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

George Washington Northrup, 1826-1900
Educator, Baptist minister., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

George Whitefield Samson, 1819-1896
Baptist clergyman, Pres. Rutgers., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

George William Childs, 1829-1894
Publisher., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

George William Curtis, 1824-1892
Author, orator, editor of Harper's Weekly., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

Gerney & Algeier, seedsmen & florists, 69 Chestnut St., Philadelphia.
Trade card containing an ornate border designed with anaglyptography and comprised of scrolls, filigree, cherubic figures, birds, and ribbons surrounding the text. John Gerney was listed in city directories at 69 Chestnut Street in 1857., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., M.H. Traubel & Co. operated from 1853 to circa 1857.

Gerrit Smith, 1797-1874
Reformer., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

Gideon Welles, 1802-1878
Journalist, Connecticut legislator., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

Globe hotel cor. Frankfort & William sts New York
Trade card showing the exterior of the multi-story hotel adorned with signage reading "Dining Saloon." Also contains street and pedestrian traffic, including a horse-drawn carriage. Hotel was later renamed the Frankfort House., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Forms part of Scrapbook of Ephemera [8608.F]., Eaves worked in New York between 1845 and 1860.

Godey's Lady's Book Publishing Company limited, 1006 Chestnut St. Philadelphia
Trade card for the women's periodical containing a vignette showing two young, well-dressed ladies with a life-size model of the "Godey's Lady's Book." One girl holds a hoop and points a pointer at the heavily-illustrated cover of the magazine as the other girl holds it up. Image also includes the text "$2.00 Per Annum.", Includes motto above title: The Oldest Lady's Book in America. Established 1830., Not in Wainwright., Philadelphia on Stone, POSP 284, Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Forms part of Scrapbook of Ephemera [8608.F].

Green Clay Smith, 1826-1895
Congressman., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

Grice & Long, patentees. Steam passenger car and self adjusting trucks for rail way curves. Offices 205 1/2 Walnut St. Philada. 94 Wall St. New York.
Trade card containing a central vignette showing a "Grice & Long" street car on a city block. Car contains ornate details. Cityscape is visible in background. Grice & Long, the partnership between Trenton entrepreneur Joseph Grice and Philadelphia engineer Robert H. Long, was established in 1860. The firm originally marketed their steam passenger car (patented by Long in 1860) for street railways, before changing production to steam railways in 1861. The firm dissolved in 1871., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012.

Hamilton Fish, 1808-1893
Statesman., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

Hand in Hand Fire Company, first grand citizens dress ball
Invitation containing vignette scenes and pictorial and ornate border details. Vignettes scenes depict the figure of liberty with the American eagle and shield; a sailor and farmer in conversation, and couples dancing in a ballroom. Details include a hand pump fire engine; clasped hands; and filigree. Hand-in-Hand Fire Company, one of the city's first volunteer fire companies, was organized on March 1, 1741 or 1742., Date from Poulson inscription., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., POSP 280

Harriet Beecher Stowe, 1811-1896
Author., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

Harriet Goodhue Hosmer, 1830-1908
Sculptor., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

Hayward Augustus Harvey, 1824-1893
Inventor, manufacturer., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

Heber Chase Kimball, 1801-1868
Morman leader., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

Helen Wetmore Hunt
American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

Henry Alexander Wise, 1806-1876
Lawyer, Confederate general, congressman., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

Henry Benjamin Whipple, 1822-1901
Episcopal clergyman, reformer of U.S. Indian system., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

Henry Bergh, 1811-1888
Founder Amer. Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

Henry Boynton Smith, 1815-1877
Presbyterian clergyman, editor., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

Henry Charles Carey, 1793-1879
Economist., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

Henry Clay, 1777-1852
Statesman, Speaker of the House., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

Henry Clay Fish, 1820-1877
Baptist clergyman, essayist., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

Henry David Thoreau, 1817-1862
Essayist, poet, transcendentalist., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

Henry Griggs Weston, 1820-1909
Baptist clergyman., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

Henry Herbert Harris, 1836-1897
American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

Henry Holcombe Tucker, 1819-1889
Lawyer, Baptist clergyman., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

Henry James Jr., 1843-1916
Author., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

Henry Jarvis Raymond, 1820-1869
Politician, co-founder New York Daily Times., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

Henry Laurens Dawes, 1816-1903
Businessman., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

Henry Martin Sanders, 1849-1921
Clergyman., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

Henry Martyn Dexter, 1821-1890
Congregational clergyman., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

Henry Morton Stanley, 1841-1904
Journalist, explorer., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1807-1882
Poet., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

Henry Wager Halleck, 1815-1872
Soldier, lawyer, capitalist., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

Henry Ward Beecher, 1813-1887
Clergyman., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

Henry Watterson, 1840-1921
Journalist, statesman., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

Henry Wheeler Shaw, 1818-1885
("Josh Billings"), Humorist., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

Henry Whitney Bellows, 1814-1882
Unitarian clergyman, editor Christian examiner., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

Hiram Powers, 1805-1873
Sculptor., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

H.M. Gallaher
American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

Hoofland's German bitters, a pure tonic.
Advertisement for the patent medicine showing a medieval scene. Depicts a bearded monk, outside, on his knees, using a bellows to stoke a fire beneath a hanging cauldron in a hearth. A large volume of text lays open, near greenery, in front of him. The bitters, named after the German physician Christoph Wilhem Hoofland (Hufeland), entered the United States market in the 1840s., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012.

Horace Bushnell, 1802-1876
Congregational clergyman, author., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

Horace Greeley, 1811-1872
Editor, political leader., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

Horace Mann, 1796-1859
Legislator, educator., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

Horatio Balch Hackett, 1808-1875
New Testament scholar., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

Horatio Potter, 1802-1887
Episcopal Bishop of N.Y., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

Horatio Winslow Seymour, 1854-1920
Journalist., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

Howard Crosby, 1826-1891
Presbyterian clergyman, founder of Soc. for Prevention of Crime., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

Howard Osgood, 1831-1911
Baptist clergyman, author., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

Hugh McCulloch, 1808-1895
Sec. of Treasury., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

"I love a flower!"
Album page containing a drawing of a wild pink rose and eight lines of allegorical verse about the beauty of flowers., Title from manuscript verse., Douglass, an artist and prominent Quaker member of the Philadelphia African American elite community, was best known as an educator and anti-slavery activist.

Illustrated Philadelphia. Vincit qui se vincit. Vol. IV.
Scrapbook containing clippings, prints, and ephemera predominately dated 1855 pertaining to the built environment, and social, cultural, economic, and political climate of Philadelphia. Contents include illustrated newspaper, periodical, and guidebook clippings describing prominent city landmarks, including cemeteries, benevolent institutions, and churches; columns reporting about city improvements; reports, lists, and statistics about mortality rates, market prices, and sheriff and real estate sales; and editorial and public interest stories related to local politics and mores, prominent trades, social events, municipal services, and city demographics. Subjects include the new Masonic Hall (history of the local organization, dedication ceremony, and description of building); the history and demolition of the second building of the Chestnut Street Theatre; the centennial anniversary of the Pennsylvania Hospital; the state of local trades, including Jules Hauel & Co.'s perfumery, the soda water business, "plaster images," lithography (P. S. Duval, p. 24), preserves and pickling (Jacob L. Wendall), milkmen, shipbuilding, manufacture of cassimeres, and over-worked and underpaid needle woman; municipal issues, including the mayor's veto of councilmen wearing police badges, the reforms to street names and numbering, extended hours at the public squares, and the report of the Grand Inquest of 1850, including prison reform recommendations., Several articles describe new construction, predominantly churches, and improvements to the city infrastructure, particularly on Chestnut Street. Subjects include Fourth Baptist Church, First Reformed Dutch Church, First Baptist Church, Christ Church Germantown, New Moravian Church, and St. Jude's Church;the opening of part of Delaware Avenue; the Market Street tunnel (1844); the extension of West Chester Railroad to Media; Reading Railroad Bridge; inauguration of the Wagner Free Institute; Germantown; the new offices of the Board of Surveys; the fancy and perfumery store of T. H. Peters & Co. (700 block Chestnut) and saddlery of Lacey and Phillips (700 Lodge Street); the opening of Belmont Avenue; the 1850 building season; and preservation of trees in areas of construction in West Philadelphia. Subjects addressed through editorials include the decrepit state of the Merchant's Exchange (annotated "as written by G. G. Foster for the "Sunday Mercury"); the chimes of the Christ Church bell; the ca. 1765 cartoon “The Election, A Medley…” (p. 15); the horse market at Bush Hill; Chestnut Street and Custom House vendors; the omnibus system; a G.G. Foster article about “daylight ruffians" and their haunts; and "Negro Minstrelsy and Jakeyism." Other articles satirize "Philadelphia Customs" like cleanliness; advertise baby shows organized by P.T. Barnum and colleagues; and provide commentaries about the sale of the late Edward D. Ingraham's library and estate; Phoebe Ann Rush's mansion; Governor Pollock's visit to the "colored High School in Lombard Street"; tariffs established by hotel keepers (1855); the extent of foot traffic at Third and Chestnut Street in one hour; the demographics of South Street; and stocking the Delaware with salmon., Ephemera includes seven lottery tickets, issued between 1796 and 1833, and playbills for Chestnut Street Theater and Deutches (i.e., German) National Theater. Lotteries represent the Union Canal of Pennsylvania, Washington Canal, Connecticut, Maryland, New York and Delaware. Scrapbook also includes detailed manuscript notes about "Morris' Palace"; the Farmers & Mechanics Bank; Chestnut Street Theatre signage; "List of American Theatres"; "St. Peter's church steeple and bells"; and "The German Theatre.", Graphic materials, predominately views and illustrations of landmarks, and advertisements, include wood engravings, engravings, and cameo stamps. Views and illustrations include images of Fairmount Water Works; "The Coal Wharves at Richmond, near Philadelphia"; Masonic Hall; Philadelphia Bank; "Front View of the American Sunday School Union Buildings, 146 Chesnut St., Philadelphia"; St. Mark's Church; the Philadelphia Library (i.e., Library Company); and the Orphan Asylum. Advertisements depict “A View of the Laboratory and Residence of Dr. Schenck, S.E. corner of Coates and Marshall Streets…”; Charles Ellis & Co., wholesale druggists (56 Chestnut); Beck & Co., perfumery (205 Arch, i.e., 500 block); "Messrs. Glenn & Co.'s Store, 180 Chestnut Street" (i.e., 700 block); Dr. McClintock's Family Medicines (Ninth and Filbert); Blanchard & Co., wallpaper and upholstery (227 Chestnut, i.e., 700 block); James, Kent, Santee & Co., wholesale dry goods (147 N. Third, i.e., 200 block); M. Walker & Son, wire railing manufactory (Sixth and Market); Fritz, Williams & Henry, leather (29 N. Third); S. A. Harrison, warming and ventilating warehouse (Walnut near Sixth); "Northeast corner of Third and Chestnut Streets" (includes Moran & Sickels, printers); “Anthy. Finley's Bookstore, corner of Chesnut and Fourth Streets”; Joseph Maples, sculptor and marble cutter (Arch near Broad); F. H. Smith, pocket book and port monaie manufacturer (Fourth and Chestnut); Fowler, Wells & Co., phrenologists (231 Arch, i.e., 600 block); Lippincott's clothing warehouse (400 block Market); W. P. & G. W. Hacker, china, glass, queensware (60 N. Second); Henry Duhring & Co., hosiery and yarns (22 N. Fourth); and Lindsay & Blakiston, publishers., Cameo stamps advertise Jones' Exchange Hotel (77 Dock); W. & E. H. Hawkins, flour & feed mills (Ninth above Poplar); and William Gorman boys clothing establishment (Ninth and Market). Majority of the advertisements include street and pedestrian traffic. Graphics also include prints from William Birch's and C.G. Child's "Views of Philadelphia" series; vignettes depicting an "ice water" fountain, trunks by T.W. Matson, "chamber furniture," a woman using opera glasses, a spit, an arm chair, the exterior of the “Book & Stationary, No. 104 South Third Street,” “Statue of William Penn,”and ladies bonnets; and illustrations of “the fashion of ladies costume of 1853 – not exaggerated!” including shawls and overcoats and military and fireman's caps “worn in 1854”., Majority of contents annotated with a date or explicative manuscript notes by Poulson., Cut outs pasted on title page. Imagery includes allegorical female figures representing art and writing, a pedestal, and a gilted memorial vignette., Verso of title page contains Poulson inscription: “The dates of the articles herein, are those of the newspapers &c from which they were cut. Cutout of vignette of roman garbed woman holding a mirror frames the inscription., "Index to set in back part of vol. XI.", Insert opposite p. 40: Lettersheet inscribed with explicative text about “picture representing the building at N.E. corner of Third and Chestnut street." Insert opposite p. 44: 2 lettersheets inscribed with explicative text about contents (Wetherill Family and Finley's Bookstore) on p. 44. One signed by Thompson Westcott and dated 1858. Insert opposite p. 88: Lettersheet dated 1855 and inscribed with explicative text about the Philadelphia Bank received by Poulson from “Mr. Robins the present Prest. Of Philadelphia Bank”, Scraps with manuscript notes about the estates "Solitude" and "Landsdown House" tipped in before p. 80., Artists, engravers, and printers include Beller; Joseph H. Brightly; J. H. Byram; Edward Clarkson; W. Croome; George Devereux; W. E. Gihon; Gilbert & Gihon; A. Kollner; Jacob Maas; H. L. Stephens; William Strickland; H. Tanner; and R. Telfer., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012.

Illustrations of Philadelphia
Scrapbook containing newspaper clippings, prints, drawings and manuscript notes, predominantly dated to the 1850s, pertaining to the history, the built environment, and social climate of Philadelphia. Subject matter includes clippings about Federalists, Leiper Railroad, beer brewing, historic private houses, and Patrick Lyon from the newspaper column series "Reminiscences of Philadelphia" (Christian Observer, 1856), "Philadelphia Peculiarities" (Philadelphia Sunday Mercury, 1856), and "Recollections from the Past" (authored by Poulson) and "To Readers and Anxious Inquirers" (Sunday Dispatch, 1856); articles about the early history of Germantown and Independence Hall, the origin of April Fools, a “Venerable document,” i.e., a 1747 indenture between the Library Company and librarian Robert Greenway, and the 1859 cholera epidemic at the Arch Street Prison; and newspaper advertisements for the Zoological Institute (48 S. Fifth St.), Page's Patent Safety Cab, and Colonel Chaffin, “The Celebrated Dwarf, at the Masonic Hall" (1845). Also contains an editorial about the poor quality of the Philadelphia Directory for 1865; a song sheet "Social Quoit Club" by Charles Alexander inscribed with a note about its provenance by Poulson on the verso; Poulson manuscripts about notable houses, including the Butler Mansion (Chestnut & Eighth Sts.), William Waln House (Chestnut & Seventh Sts.), and James Fisher mansion (Chestnut & Ninth Sts.); and prints, watercolors, and sketches, several created and signed by Poulson, predominantly showing Philadelphia residences, landmarks, and city and landscapes., Graphic materials include a Charles Magnus print after the Trumbull painting, "Declaration of Independence, July 4, 1776"; the captioned George Gilbert illustration "A View of the Grand Civic Arch... in Honor of Lafayette" (1824); a Le Met miniature portrait of Timothy Palmer; a James McClees photograph of the engraving "The Hour of Sunset, on the Fourth of July 1776" and Poulson watercolor and sketches (often with extensive manuscript captions) showing "Episcopal Academy," "A House on the North side of Chestnut Street, next to that on the N.E. corner of Eighth Street, lately occupied by Danl. W. Coxe, Esq. who deceased there June 3, 1852" (1857), "Sketch of the river Schuylkill at Fairmount. The wooden floating bridge and tavern &c by C. A. P. under the tuition of Jemmy Cox, the drawing master," "Jonathan Leedom's Iron Store, no. 211 S. Front St. or now no. 343," "Sketch of the Emlen or [Benendye?] house Chestnut St. opposite the State house and next to Jacob Ridgway's house on the east" (1858); and advertising vignettes and cameo stamps for businesses, including a segar store (Mulberry St.), G. S. Appleton, bookseller, publisher & importer of foreign books (148, i.e, 600 block Chestnut St.), W. C. Allen, broom & variety store, and a multi-manned press of “The Saturday Evening Post.” Other images include satiric women's fashion vignettes and a cut out caricature of an African American man advertising Sanford's Opera House., Majority of contents annotated with a date by Poulson., Title page illustrated with a ca. 1856 lithographer's advertisement issued by Wagner & McGuigan. Depicts an allegorical, patriotic scene with the figure of Columbia, attired in a toga, American flag, and laurel wreath, and with a broken shackle under her foot as she stands on a pedestal., Verso of title page contains Poulson inscription: "The "Articles" in the book are taken from fugitive sources only; and the dates affixed to each are those of the newspapers &c from which they were procured.", Back free end paper contains Poulson inscription: "The dates of the articles herein, are those of the Newspapers &c from they are cut.", "Index to set in back part of vol. XI.", Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012.

Illustrations of Philadelphia
Scrapbook containing newspaper clippings, prints, and manuscript notes, predominantly dated between 1856 and 1860, pertaining to the built environment, and social, cultural, economic, and political climate of Philadelphia. Subject matter includes the Sunday Dispatch newspaper column series “Indian Names”; reports on municipal services, including the fire department; population, trade, and crime statistics; mortality rates; real estate sales; descriptions of new building construction, including the Continental Hotel, Jayne Building (1856), new Bank of Pennsylvania (1856), churches, and storefronts on Arch, Market and Chestnut streets and in various wards, including the Twenty-Fourth and Fifteen, and near Rittenhouse Square; commentaries about city businesses and industries, including Harvey & Ford, turners in ivory and bone, Lacey & Phillips, saddler, markets, flour mills, sawing machines, omnibuses, joiner, and envelope and paper bag machinery, and the publishing trade. Other articles discuss fashion trends; the Schuylkill Rangers gang; “Street Nomenclature”; the early histories of Philadelphia, Germantown, Roxborough and Manayunk; benevolent and educational institutions and societies, including the Alms House, Philadelphia Orphan Society and the City Institute; food ways and manufacturing; the growth of Philadelphia; and a “Fistic”, i.e., fighting exhibition at Franklin Hall (1860). Also contains classifieds dated 1786; vignette wood engravings showing top hats, a stove, a plane, and a city fire plug; and satirical articles and illustrations, including African American characters, about the “Fine Arts”, i.e., street trades, fashion, the 1857 mayoral election, and improper use of a heating stove titled "A Picture of the Season.” Majority of graphics are wood and intaglio engravings, predominately advertisements showing storefronts., Graphics depict the Custom House; the Northern Home for Friendless Children; Mills B. Espy, pickels and fruits (109 S. Third.); the exteriors and interiors of Samuel Simes, store and family medicine laboratory (S.W. cor. Chestnut and Twelfth) and Wm. D. Rogers, coach manufactory (Sixth & Master); Loxley House (307 S. Second St.); Church of the Epiphany and Residence of Mr. Godey; Henry A. Bower (“N.E. cor. 6th and Green Sts.”); United States Hotel; Farmer's and Mechanic's Bank; Franklin Swimming Bath (68 N. Twelfth); Charles Ellis & Co., wholesale druggists (65 Chestnut.); Jones & Co., clothing store (200 Market); Baker & Williams, ranges & warm air furnaces (406 Market); "Schuylkill River, below Norristown, Pennsylvania"; Philadelphia Steam Marble Works (1700 block Chestnut); Continental Hotel; Consolidation Bank (331 N. Third St.); Union Saw & Tool Manufactory. Johnson & Conway, Office and Wareroom (Fourth & Cherry); and the Bulletin Building., Majority of contents annotated with a date by Poulson., Title page illustrated with a ca. 1856 lithographer's advertisement issued by Wagner & McGuigan. Depicts an allegorical, patriotic scene with the figure of Columbia, attired in a toga, American flag, and laurel wreath, and with a broken shackle under her foot as she stands on a pedestal., Verso of title page contains Poulson inscription: "The dates of the articles herein, are those of the Newspapers &c from they are cut." Inscription framed with cut out designed with ornamental pictorial details., Artists, engravers, printers, and publishers include D. C. Baxter, George T. Devereux, David Scattergood, and Joseph M. Wilson., "Index to set in back part of vol. XI.", Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Loxley House engraving (p. 14) accompanied by extensive manuscript note by Poulson.

Illustrations of Philadelphia
Scrapbook containing newspaper clippings and graphics dated between 1858 and 1859 pertaining to the built environment, and social, cultural, economic, and political climate of Philadelphia. Subject matter includes overviews of Central High School, the schism between Orthodox and Hicksite Quakers, and the construction of the Continental Hotel; descriptions of Maelzel's Chess Automoton; reports of sold, new, forthcoming, and razed buildings, particularly on Arch, Chestnut, Walnut, and North Third streets; the development of Fairmount Park; police station and fire hose company demonstrations and events; reports on the state of local trades and manufacturing, including wool, buttons, and straw goods; descriptions of fancy balls of local clubs and organizations, including the Sons of Malta; passed city ordinances, including the forbiddance of market wagons standing on Market Street; church events and pew sales; estate, building, and personal library sales by noted auction house M. Thomas & Sons; public displays of art, including Thomas Sully's "Illustrations of Robinson Crusoe" at the Earle's Galleries; theatre engagements, particularly at Walnut Street Theatre; weather conditions and their effects on the citizenry; and local anecdotes, including scams. Also contains real estate, stock, and cattle market price lists; classified, commencement, benevolent institution, and "Balls and Parties" listings; an illustrated sheet music advertisement for "Philadelphia Passenger Rail Road Polka by Goldsmith"; a public notice against coal ashes thrown on side walks; Poulson's invitations to club meetings (Wistar Party and Franklin Lodge); and periodical illustrations, advertisements, and prints showing businesses, schools, household furnishings and implements, and social satires, predominately about women's fashion., Graphic materials include engravings, lithographs, trade cards and cameo stamps depicting A. Wiltberger, druggist (233 N. Second); Charles Adams, dry goods (Arch & Eighth); D. G. Wilson and J. G. Childs & Co., Philadelphia Plantation & Road Wagon Works (2612 N. Second); Edwin Greble, dealer in foreign and domestic marble (1700 block Chestnut Street); E. P. Moyer & Bros., harness and trunk makers; Gans Leberman & Co. (16 N. Third), wholesale clothing emporium; George Doll & Co., importers of fancy goods (14 N. Sixth); Jones, White & McCurdy Dental College (700 block Arch); Lightfoot, Shoemaker & Co., hats (415 Arch); Mount Vernon Hotel (117-119 N. Second); North, Chase & North, stoves, heaters and ranges (Second anf Mifflin); [Samuel] Simes, chemist (Twelfth and Chestnut); Schaffer & Roberts, fancy goods and notions (429 Market); Watson & Cox, wire manufactory (46 N. Front); Wm. A. Drown & Co., umbrella manufactory (246 Market); Wm. Colbert, Safety Envelope Manufactory (123 S. Fourth); William Warnock, dry goods (39 N. 8th St.); the Hope Hose & Steam Fire Engine Co. No. 2 of Philadelphia; "H. Sebald, Designer & Engraver on Wood"; Maas & Vogdes, fancy printers; [William] McRea, stationer, card engraver & printer; "Phalon's Cocin or Cocoa-nut Oil"; and "Spalding's liquid glue." Prints also depict vignette images of cooking ranges, stoves, a piano, and a window awning, and cartoons satirizing ladies crinolines and the political "Salt River.", Majority of contents annotated with a date by Poulson., Title page illustrated with a lithograph and wood engraving. Lithograph is a ca. 1856 lithographer's advertisement issued by Wagner & McGuigan after the work of lithographer Maurice Traubel and artist William Croome. Depicts an allegorical, patriotic scene with the figure of Columbia, attired in a toga, American flag, and laurel wreath, and with a broken shackle under her foot as she stands on a pedestal. Wood engraving shows "Independence Hall.", Verso of title page contains Poulson inscription: "The "Articles" in the book are taken from fugitive sources only; and the dates affixed to each are those of the newspapers &c from which they were procurred." Cut out designed with ornamental pictorial details frames inscription., "Index to set in back part of vol. XI.", Artists, engravers, printers, and publishers include J. H. Byram; George G. Evans; Familton & Chemin; F. Pilliner; David Scattergood; Robert Telfer; [Wellington?] Williams; and Van Ingen & Snyder., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012.

Illustrations of Philadelphia, from fugitive sources only.
Scrapbook containing clippings, prints, and ephemera dated between 1778 and 1864 pertaining to the built environment, and social and cultural climate of Philadelphia. Illustrated newspaper and periodical clippings (several from The Casket) describing prominent city landmarks during the 1820s to 1840s forms the majority of the content. Subjects include St. Stephens Church (Poulson's annotation states image includes the rear of President's House on Ninth Street in background); Pagoda near Philadelphia; Gray's Ferry; the Philadelphia Library (i.e., Library Company of Philadelphia); "Statue of Wm. Penn, at the South Front of the Pennsylvania Hospital"; "New Street Cleaning Machine"; and "Rail Shooting on the Delaware.", Scrapbook also contains newspaper articles, advertisements, and prices lists. Subjects include historical anecdotes about Market Street in 1729, the Library Company of Philadelphia, Walnut Street Theatre, Letitia Court, Dock Street, Superstitions of ‘Ye Olden Times,' and American “firsts”; improvements and alterations to city architecture, including Walnut Street Theatre and the State House; Infant Schools; the April 25, 1846 Eclipse of the Sun; an 1828 transparency illustrated with a caricature of Andrew Jackson; the dissolution of the circulation of “small notes” (1828); the Labyrinth Garden of Thomas Smith at Arch above Broad; Pennsylvania Museum and Menagerie (Market Street); commemoration of the Landing of William Penn; steamboat and stage coach schedules (1828); shift in social classes in Philadelphia society (1842); the 1837 court case against Commodore Perry sloop Capt. Blankman; and the Mauch Chunk Railway. Ephemera includes a facsimile of the original circular "Proposal for the Printing of a large Bible, by William Bradford" held by Nathan Kite. Many of the articles are accompanied by commentaries or are partially transcribed by Poulson. Scrapbook also includes detailed manuscript notes about Hamilton Mansion and the Old Court House., Graphic materials, predominately advertisements and views of prominent landmarks, include wood engravings, engravings, lithographs, and an albumen print. Views include images of "T.W. Dyott's Apoth'y and Patent Medicine Store N.E. cor. Vine and Second Street"; "Gray's Ferry on the Schuylkill (a Relic of the Olden Time)"; "Green Hill, The Seat of Samuel Meredith Esq. near Philadelphia"; Birmingham Meeting House "from a Daguerreotype by Mess. Langenheim"; and Cornelius & Baker manufactories on Cherry Street and Columbia Avenue. Advertisements depict N. Lloyd & Son (Seventh and Cherry) elegant coal grates; John Duross Black Horse Alley Old and Extensive Printing Establishment (showing a printing press); M.B. Dyott, manufacturer of Gas Fixtures and Lamps; Bennett's Tower Hall Clothing Bazaar; Moore, Henzey & Co., hardware; and Wright, Smith & Co., china, glass, queensware. Graphics also include an 1828 vignette showing a carriage and captioned "High Fashion"; "The Stage Coach in 1816"; an 1857 caricature of a Quaker couple; and material added in the 20th century, including a 1905 photo-engraving of the "House and Counting House of Stephen Girard.", Majority of contents annotated with a date and explicative manuscript notes by Poulson., Title page illustrated with a ca. 1856 lithographer's advertisement issued for Wagner & McGuigan. Depicts an allegorical, patriotic scene with the figure of Columbia, attired in a toga, American flag, and laurel wreath, and with a broken shackle under her foot as she stands on a pedestal., Verso of front free end paper contains Poulson inscription: “The Dates of the articles herein, are those of the newspapers &c from which they were cut. Cut out designed with floral details frames the inscription., "Index to set in back part of vol. XI.", Artists, engravers, and printers include John Boyd; William Breton; Jacob Hoffman; George Gilbert; John Hill; Kennedy & Lucas; E. Rogers; Frederick Pilliner, Samuel Sartain; M. Schmitz; James W. Steel; and George Worley., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Several pages have been removed., Small number of original photographs by McClees removed to the Print Department.

Illustrations of Philadelphia. Vol. IX.
Scrapbook containing newspaper clippings, prints, and ephemera predominately dated 1857 and pertaining to the built environment, and social, cultural, and economic climate of Philadelphia. Majority of the contents are articles about city businesses and industries; public interest stories; editorials relating to public concerns and social mores; reports, lists, and statistics; and caricatures and cartoons. Several articles concern the new house numbering system; the chartering of Fairmount and Sedgeley parks; the Academy of Music (New Opera House), including the inaugural ball and first opera season; the temporary relocation of the Post Office; progress of Camden; volunteer fire companies, including the debate over the oldest instituted, new fire houses, and parades; fires on the 300 and 600 blocks of Chestnut (i.e., Peterson/Goodyear building and Melodion); transportation, including omnibus lines and the Camden and Atlantic, and Philadelphia and Baltimore Central railroads; and the new coinage of cents issued from the mint. Also contains numerous columns about building dedications, laying of cornerstones, and improvements and new construction to the city's infrastructure, including Drown's Umbrella Manufactory (86 Market); the silver plated ware establishment of John O. Mead (Ninth and Chestnut); the Butler house lot (800 block Chestnut); the hall of the "Colored Masons"; the Spring Garden district and Northwestern section of the city (Twelfth, Thirteenth, and Fifteenth wards); the Pennsylvania Bank building; First Welsh Presbyterian Church (1500 Lombard); the Penn Widow's Asylum; Washington building (000 block S. Third); and the restaurant of John Campbell (500 block Chestnut)., Other articles describe the Library Company's receipt of the ca. 1720 Peter Cooper painting of Philadelphia; culture, politics, and economy of the year 1856; local medical schools and hospitals, including Penn Medical University, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia small-pox hospital, and Eclectic Medical College; local industries and trades, including Wood & Perot's ornamental iron work establishment, Newell & Knight barrel making machinery and the oyster trade; and Moyamensing Prison. Anecdotal columns and editorials provide commentaries about Philadelphia Insurance companies; Aprils Fools Day; servants; tramps; the city's “noisy spot” of Third and Chestnut; the lore of stage coaches; popular catch phrases, including those from the theater; the Molly Maquires; the public expense of public lamps and paupers; the importance of newspapers, including as a more perfect venue for advertising than storefront signage; the poor use of the language in classified advertisements; storefront and tavern signages; and the cricket mania. Also contains historical pieces about the University of Pennsylvania; Independence Square; Chew's Mansion; Zion Lutheran Church; and the Chinese Museum; reports, lists and statistics detailing the crime and mortality rate, sales of stocks and real estate; the retail, cattle and produce markets, meteorology and weather, telegraph use for the year, the comparative health of manufacturing cities, and architectural improvements in progress; a column about how the 1785 city directories represented the population of the city from the series "Philadelphia As It Was"; and an illustrated article about shawls., Graphics, predominately caricatures and cartoons, include lithographs, engravings, and wood engravings. Majority of cartoons satirize the hoop skirt, including the Clara and Charles series. Other cartoons satirize German beer culture, patent medicine, P.T. Barnum, and the social mores of the upper classes. Caricatures, often racist, depict African Americans while at work, including a sweeper, cook, and painter. Prints also include advertisements, vignettes, and views. Advertisements depict the Union hotel (300 block Arch); Thornley & Chism, importers, jobbers and retailers of fancy & staple dry goods (N.E. cor. Spring Garden and Eighth); Lincoln, Wood & Nichols, manufacturers and importers of straw goods; and Fairbank's patent platform scales. Vignettes depict a knife cleaning apparatus, Olmstead stove, and a piano. Views show a genre scene titled by Poulson "An ‘omnibus' sleigh and a 'rung' "; the Academy of Music; Jefferson Medical college, Presbyterian Church; Central Presbyterian Church; and "The Performing Elephants" at the National Circus accompanied by the classified for the performance. Scrapbook also contains ephemera, including the "Deaf and Dumb Alphabet" chart inscribed "In use at Phila Institution 1857 as per report Jany 1858" ; a "Premium medal, Franklin Institute"; and two elaborately illustrated tickets to the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society., Majority of contents annotated by Poulson with dates and explicative manuscript notes., Title page trimmed and illustrated with a ca. 1856 lithographer's advertisement issued by Wagner & McGuigan after the work of lithographer Maurice Traubel and artist William Croome. Depicts an allegorical, patriotic scene with the figure of Columbia, attired in a toga, American flag, and laurel wreath, and with a broken shackle under her foot as she stands on a pedestal., Chart "Length of Squares East and West" pasted on verso of title page., Label inscribed "The "Articles" in the book are taken from fugitive sources only; and the dates affixed to each are those of the newspapers &c from which they were procured CAP" pasted on verso of front free end paper., "Index to set in back part of vol. XI.", Insert: “Report of the President of the Girard College to the committee on Instruction September 3, 1850, Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012.

Illustrations of Philadelphia. Vol. X.
Scrapbook containing newspaper clippings and prints predominately dated 1858 and pertaining to the built environment, and social, cultural, economic, and political climate of Philadelphia. Majority of the contents are articles about city businesses, industries, and municipal services; public interest stories; editorials relating to public concerns and social mores; and reports, lists, and statistics. Subjects include the operation of the fire department, including the introduction and trials of steam fire engines, the discontinuation of fire bells, and the yearly report of the “Fire Detective”; the City Passenger Railroad, including its commencement, progress and improvements to the city, and the auction of former omnibus horses at Herkness's Auction House; balls, parades, lectures, and other forms of entertainment, including the questionable protocols of the minor theatres, horse racing in Chestnut Hill, and the opera season at the Academy of Music; fashion, including histories of the red petticoat and crinolines, hoop skirts, and satires about style and cost; the prison system, including Eastern State Penitentiary and corruption; the Great Comet and Blizzard of 1858; the removal of the market sheds and increasing the value of properties on Market Street; the inauguration of the Schuylkill Navy; and the economic state of shad fishing and fisheries, the oyster trade, dairy owners, ice dealers, paper manufacturers, and dentists., Several articles also report about city construction, improvements, and renovations. Sites referenced include businesses on downtown Chestnut Street and in South and North Philadelphia (Bailey & Co., silverware; Levy & Cox, retail dry goods store; Caldwell & Co., jewelry; the Butler House Hotel; John McClure, stationery store; John Fuss, lager beer); Church of the Incarnation, and Pine Street Presbyterian and Tabernacle Methodist Episcopal churches; Hunting Park; and the new market house (Sixteenth and Market). Editorials address the institution of a city ordinance against public smoking; the daily inhabitants of the State House Square and Custom House steps; the plight and nuisances of city street beggars, fortune tellers, gamblers, and organ grinders; and the heavy use of opium by Americans. Additional articles discuss Christmas, including retail store windows adorned for the holiday; events and activities of local organizations, including the Washington Monument Association, American Systematic Beneficence Society, American Veterinary Association, and the Newsboys' Aid Society; auctions by M. Thomas & Sons, including the Howard Tilden estate, the wine cellar of the late Joseph Gratz, and oil paintings sold below market value; the closing of the Jones Hotel; proposal by city commissioner James M. Leidy for the creation of ward maps to aid city development; histories of the 12 1/2 Society and Hurst Mansion; the exercise mania; lost and found advertisements; the “fogyism” and “favoritisim” of the Franklin Institution mechanical exhibitions; and views of historic landmarks and the Hope Hose Company by photographers James McClees (p. 57) and Walter Dinsmore (p. 102)., Reports, lists and statistics detail mortality and crime rates; the domestic, flour, produce, hay, cattle, and pork markets; the weather for the week, season, and year; real estate and stock sales; churches in the city; taxes; the public schools; fire companies; current town topics; and “Local” and “Noteworthy” events, fires, and railroad and steamboat accidents for the year. Also contains the “Annual Message of the Mayor” reporting on the state of the city and classifieds for patent medicines and entertainments, including fortune tellers, the National Circus, and balls and parties attended, according to Poulson, by “firemen, apprentices boys, new boys, gamblers and fancymen" who are the " ‘efficient beaus' " of the factory girls, milliners, shop girls etc."… on the occasions.” Ephemera includes a “Ticket of Admission to ‘Franklin Hall' " for the Heenan & Jones Sparring Exhibition., Scrapbook also contains graphics including an albumen print, engravings, wood engravings, trade cards and cameo stamps. Comic and advertising vignettes, caricatures, and advertisements predominate as genres. Comic vignettes include many satirizing the fashion of large hoop skirts. Other vignettes satirize the new police uniform, gentlemen's collars, the Irish, and African Americans ("Baker-street beauties"). Non-satiric vignettes show predominately home furnishings and wares, including silver utensils and serving ware, boxes for papers and deeds, a wire dish cover, coffee pots and kettles, pudding moulds, perforated nursery lamps, serving platter, and a double oven cooking stove. Caricatures (some hand-colored) depict burglars (annotated by Poulson as “ ‘fair hits' at…the inconsiderable folly of the ‘compassionate'”); "The City Inspector," i.e., a street rag picker; the crude manner of men “on the balconies in front of the ‘gentleman saloons'”; a ‘Schuylkill Ranger' and “chocker' gang member; “A Juvenile Party” annotated as "A fair hit at precosity [sic]"; Kris Kringle; and comparisons of country and city doctors, store-keepers, and belles., Advertisements include views of " 'Sharpless' new store on the N.W. cor. of Chestnut and Eighth Street (Butler property)' "; Crystal Building, F.H. Smith, forte monnaie, pocket book, & dressing case manufacturer (Fourth and Chestnut); Barnes cough syrup establishment (333 Chestnut); Giovanni & Oliver, wholesale fruit store (248 Market); Bailey & Co., British sterling silver ware (819 Chestnut); Perry & Erety, booksellers, binders & stationers (Fourth and Race); Warnick & Leibrandt, Philadelphia Stove Works & Hollow-Ware Foundry (First Wharf above Noble Street); Girard House ( 800 block Chestnut); Henry O.B. Banks, paint and glass store (400 block Callowhill) French, Richards & Co., wholesale, drug, paint & glass warehouse (1000 block Market); M'Daniels & Fort, saddlery, hardware & coach trimmings (101 N. Third); Wright, Hunter & Co., plumbers and gas fitters (900 Walnut); Moore's Porter & Ale Brewery (1300 block Fitzwater); Anspach, Jacoby & Co., dry goods (Third and Cherry); J. Thornley's India Rubber Emporium (311 Chestnut); John C. Keller, stove manufacturer (Ridge Avenue and Willow Street); St. Lawrence Hotel (1000 block Chestnut); Merchant's Hotel (000 block N. Fourth Street); Mansion House (1000 Market); and Weymer & Brothers, dealers in warm air furnaces, stoves, and ranges & c. (1000 block Coates). Graphics also depict a photographic reproduction of a daguerreotype of the moon, a hand-colored illustration showing lady's "Winter Fashions," and an illustration of "Lalla Rookh, The Tight Rope Elephant" annotated “exhibited at ‘Dan Rice's great show' … 29th of March 1858.” Many of the advertisements include street and pedestrian traffic and merchandise displays., Majority of contents annotated by Poulson with dates and manuscript notes, particularly social commentaries., Title page illustrated with a ca. 1856 lithographer's advertisement issued by Wagner & McGuigan after the work of lithographer Maurice Traubel and artist William Croome. Depicts an allegorical, patriotic scene with the figure of Columbia, attired in a toga, American flag, and laurel wreath, and with a broken shackle under her foot as she stands on a pedestal., Front free end paper contains Poulson inscription: "The "Articles" in the book are taken from fugitive sources only; and the dates affixed to each are those of the newspapers &c from which they were procured CAP." Inscription framed with cut out containing filigree and an eagle. Clipped vignette of a pointed finger also pasted on page., "Index to set in back part of vol. XI.", Artists, engravers, printers, and publishers include Calvert & McClaine, Robert Crump, M'laughlin Bros, J.B. Neagle, E. Rogers, J. Spitall, and J.W. Steel., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012.

Interior view of Rogers Smith Shop. Corner of Sixth & Master streets.
Vignette view clipped from an advertisement showing the interior of the coach and carriage factory on the 800 block of North Sixth Street. Shows several smiths at work stations divided by brick partitions with forges lining the wall. The workers use anvils, hammers, and bellows. Also shows a foreman and well-dressed gentleman conversing in the corner, wagon wheels mounted on a wall, and carriage frames in different stages of completion on the floor., Date from Poulson inscription on companion print showing the exterior of the smith shop titled, partially in manuscript,"Wm. D. Rogers Coach and light Carriage Factory.", Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012.

Ira David Sankey, 1840-1908
Singing evangelist., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

Irvin McDowell, 1818-1885
Soldier., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

Isaac Israel Hayes, 1832-1881
Physician, Arctic explorer., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

Isaac Smith Kalloch, 1832-1890
Clergyman, politician., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

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