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The scrapbook which forms this collection is a bound volume containing around fifty illustrations representative of the subjects and style of nineteenth-century British book illustration. In the scrapbook are caricatures, cartoons, foreign scenes, social commentary, and hand-colored engravings.
A household account book, dated 1826 to 1827, containing a monthly record of foodstuffs and other goods purchased, perhaps for a hotel or private home on the east coast of Canada. There is currently no biographical information on the creator.
In 1765, a building was erected on an adjacent site of today's Lyceum Theatre by the architect James Payne for exhibitions and, later, for other entertainments. The theatre finally became a licensed house in 1809. One of these entertainments was that of the exhibition of an American Elk in 1792, as noted in this broadside printed in 1792 in London.
Broadside advertising London exhibition of engraved plates depicting Jean-Baptiste Wicar's Florentine art
Broadus Mitchell was an educator, historian, and biographer of Alexander Hamilton. Mitchell taught economics at Hopkins, 1919-1939, and was active in political affairs and issues of social justice in Baltimore. The collection consists of some papers related to Broadus Mitchell's research for his published work, William Gregg, Factory Master of the Old South, (1928) and Mitchell's biographical materials. The papers span from 1928 to 1929 and 1979-1986.
A few assorted popular songs and solo piano music.
Numbered series of fifteen chromolithographic postcards depicting bullfighting in Mexico, circa 1900.
These are the professional and personal papers of Burton I. Edelson, who was a commander of the United States Navy, the Associate Administrator for Space Sciences and Applications at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the Director for the Institute for Applied Research at the George Washington University.
Johann Siegfried Hufnagel (1724-1795) was a German parson and entomologist (lepidopterist). This item is a manuscript on the classification of butterflies and moths, in the tradition of the schemata proposed by Hufnagel and illustrated with ten original hand-coloured illustrations of butterflies. The item was once owned by Freiherr von Malsen-Ponickau or Cordula [?] Ponickau, or both. This manuscript was approximately created in 1780. The creator is unknown.