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    • John P. Morton & Co. Woodblock Prints, Sheet 13-3.

    • Soldiers; Discovery & exploration; Alexander, the Great, 356-323 B.C.; Greece--History; Mythology, Greek; Rome--History
    • Woodblock prints of, from top to bottom starting at left: centurion watching man wearing crown accompanied by children with brooms and whips; bearded man wearing fur pelt witnesses arrival, by boat, of colonists, who have already begun hunting;...
    • John P. Morton & Co. Woodblock Prints, Sheet 15-1.

    • Animals; Men; Children; Deserts; Sahara; Carthage (Extinct city); Egypt; Slavery; Africa--History; Textbooks; Numidia; Mauritania; Soldiers; Rulers
    • Woodblock prints of, from top to bottom starting at left, and all signed "Hartwell": "Introduction," with camels, giraffes, lions, zebras, and vegetation; bearded man with turban in foreground, and man on horseback in background; soldiers and two...
    • John P. Morton & Co. Woodblock Prints, Sheet 14-2.

    • Assyria--History; Kings; Queens; Men; Women; Animals; Rescue work; Asia--History; Textbooks; Daggers & swords; Lutes; Stringed instruments; People associated with religion; Children; Nomads; Harps; Persia; Turkey; Poland; Denmark
    • Woodblock prints of, from top to bottom starting at left (all images signed "Hartwell" unless otherwise noted): Sardanapalus (Assyrian king) seated on throne holding a goblet aloft, with men and women in attendance; scene in city square; Semiramis...
    • John P. Morton & Co. Woodblock Prints, Sheet 17-3.

    • Discovery & exploration; United States--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775; Men; Ships; Missionaries; Indians of North America
    • Woodblock prints of, from left to right starting at top left: portrait of George Washington; portrait of man with trim beard wearing Elizabethan collar - possibly William Shakespeare; seated man writing with quill at table strewn with books;...
    • John P. Morton & Co. Woodblock Prints, Sheet 12-1-2.

    • Men; Women; Children; Animals; Textbooks; Wagon trains; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Medical aspects of war; Soldiers; Uniforms; Battlefields; Jack-o-lanterns; Zoo animals; Intoxication
    • Woodblock prints of, clockwise from top left: man behind tree watches owl perched on boat; title page for Morton & Griswold's "Western Farmer's Almanac 1870" (with scenes of wagon train, implying westward migration, and of a group of men, women,...
    • United States Steamer Lexington.

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Gunboats
    • U.S. steamer Lexington, labeled "United States Steamer Lexington" at the base of the drawing, which is signed "F. Muller." The Lexington has vertical sides with a domed section. Lines hang down in many directions from the Lexington's masts and...
    • John P. Morton & Co. Woodblock Prints, Reprint sheet 1.

    • Children; Jack-o-lanterns; Animals; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Soldiers; Uniforms; Wounds & injuries; Men; Women; Campaigns & battles; Intoxication; Candlesticks; Monkeys; Reading; Fear; Domestic life; Insects
    • This set of woodblock prints was reprinted in the 1980s. With the exception of the boy in tree frightened by snake, the images duplicate the earlier prints in this collection. Woodblock prints of, from left to right starting at top left: boy,...
    • June 30 1907.

    • Monuments & memorials; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Monuments; Automobiles; Sculpture; Louisville Confederate Monument (Ky.)
    • The Louisville Confederate Monument, completed in 1895, was located at the convergence of Second Street and Third Street in Louisville, Ky. before being relocated to Brandenburg, Kentucky in 2016. The base of the 70 foot statue is granite and the...
    • Confederate Monument, Louisville, Kentucky.

    • Monuments & memorials; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Monuments; Sculpture; Louisville Confederate Monument (Ky.)
    • The Confederate Monument, completed in 1895, was located at the convergence of Second Street and Third Street in Louisville, Ky. until it was moved to Brandenburg, Kentucky in 2016. The base of the 70 foot statue is granite and the three soldiers...
    • Confederate Monument, Louisville, Kentucky.

    • Monuments & memorials; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Monuments; Sculpture; Louisville Confederate Monument (Ky.); Stores & shops; Grocery stores
    • The Confederate Monument, completed in 1895, was located at the convergence of Second Street and Third Street in Louisville, Ky. until it was moved to Brandenburg, Kentucky in 2016. The base of the 70 foot statue is granite and the three soldiers...
    • Gunboat Carondelet, 1862.

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Gunboats; Carondolet (Gunboat); Vehicles
    • Stylized, dark sketch of the gunboat Carondelet in battle. A label inset at the bottom right corner says, "The 'Carondelet' running the Confederate batteries at Island Number 10 (April 4, 1862). After a sketch by Rear-Admiral Walke." The gunboat...
    • Ft. Sanders, Knoxville, Tenn.

    • Battlefields; Portraits; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Military personnel--Union; Generals--American--1860-1870; Generals; Military officers; United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Stereograph view of Orville Elias Babcock (1835-1884) sitting on a stump and Orlando M. Poe (1832-1895) standing. The men are facing each other. In the background are rolling hills, apparently ravaged and covered with tree stumps. Inscribed on...
    • East Saint Louis steamboat, 1920.

    • African Americans; Automobiles; Passengers; Ohio River Valley--Commerce--History; Steamboats
    • Steamer East St. Louis loading at the Louisville Wharf for a trip to Madison, Indiana. A painted sign on the wharf reads, "This boat for Madison, every Sunday at 8 am, returning at p.m. moonlight p.m.." People line the decks on all three levels of...
    • Col. O.M. Poe, 2nd Mich. Inf. Vols.

    • Drawings; Portraits; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Military personnel--Union; Generals--American--1860-1870; Generals; Military uniforms; Military officers
    • Sketch of two military men, one sitting on a camp stool, the other standing beside him. In the background a soldier is standing guard with a rifle on his shoulder. A photo of Orlando M. Poe is pasted on the body of the seated man and another photo...

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