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Pictorial Americana

Selected Images from the Collections of the Library of Congress

Key to Montages Shown in Table of Contents

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Historical Events montage

Historical events montage
1. "Discovery of North America, by John and Sebstian Cabot." Wood engraving in Ballou's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion, April 7, 1855. Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-3029 -- see the Discovery and Exploration section.
 
2. "The battle of New Orleans, fought Jan. 8th, 1814." Lithograph by N. Currier, 1842.
Reproduction number: LC-USZC4-1082 (color film copy transparency) -- see the Military History, 1811-1815 section.
3. "A gold hunter on his way to California, via St. Louis." (Cartoon). Lithograph by H. R. Robinson. Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-760 -- see the Gold Rush section.
4. "Emancipation of the slaves, proclaimed on the 22nd September 1862, by Abraham Lincoln, President of the United States of America." Lithograph by J. Waeshle. Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-1287 -- see the Civil War (1862) section.

General Subjects Montage

General Subjects montage
1. "Fair. Grand parade of prize stock." Lithograph by Russell-Morgan Printing Co. Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-462 -- see the Fairs section.
 
2. "The American fireman, always ready." Lithograph by Currier & Ives, 1858. Reproduction number: LC-USZC4-10211 (color film copy transparency) -- see the Firefighting and Fires section.
3. "Hovey's cocoa glycerine for preserving & dressing the hair." Lithograph by J. H. Bufford, 1860. Reproduction number: LC-USZC4-644 (color film copy transparency) -- see the Advertisements section.
4. "On the promenade. Brooklyn Bridge." New York. Photograph by Strohmeyer & Wyman, 1899. Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-3796 -- see Bridges section.
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