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