New York Public Library's
New York Public Library'sPublic Domain ArchiveNot developed or endorsed by NYPL. Part of the World's largest public domain source
  • homeHome
  • searchSearch
  • photo_albumStories
  • collectionsCollections
  • infoAbout
  • star_rateUpgrade
  • account_boxLogin

[Sir William Phips.]

Harvard College, 1720.

Oswego in 1755.

'A faithful friend is the medicine of life, ...' (Richard Perryn, Dorothy Perryn).

To Nessy Heywood.

Will you my dear ...."

Mrs. A. Hemans.

Symbolic figure.

Old houses in Savannah

Interesting old church near Savannah, Georgia

Nell on her deathbed page 210

"The metropolitan sanitary fair."--Mrs. McClellan's table in the department of arms and trophies--sale of Frank Leslie's sketches.

Adams and his residence.

Adams and his residence.

Adams and his residence.

Adams and his residence.

Adams and his residence.

Adams and his residence.

Adams and his residence.

Adams and his residence.

Clipping from "Harper's Weekly" of July 3, 1869, The picked nine of the Red Stocking baseball club, Cincinnati, Ohio

M'lle Marietta Bonfanti, danseuse, leader of the great Bonfanti ballet troupe, which will appear at the Olympic Theatre, Monday, August 16.

Clipping from "Harper's Weekly" of July 3, 1869, The picked nine of the Red Stocking baseball club, Cincinnati, Ohio

Carpenter's Company instituted 1724. [Philadelphia].

Carpenter's Company instituted 1724. [Philadelphia].

The Adams mansion.

The Adams mansion.

Van Cortlandt's sugar house.

Hall of the late Madame Jumel's mansion.

Van Cortlandt's sugar house.

Hamilton's duelling-ground.

William Claiborne.

St. Mark's Castle, St. Augustine.

J. Marion Sims.

The church which John Hart built for the congregation, at Hopewell, N.J.

The Braddock house, Alexandria, Va.

St. Mark's Castle, St. Augustine.

The Lord Baltimore Monument.

J. Marion Sims.

The Braddock House, Alexandria, Va.

Printer's emblem

Title page; with small wood engraving of a sphinx

Charles Meadows: champion all-round cowboy, who offers to tie three or five steers with any man for five hundred or one thousand dollars a side

Title page, 2

S. de Mobellan


Table des planches du premier volume [2]

City Hall, Albany.

The burning of Schenectady, on the ninth of February, 1689-90.

The Jaffa Gate. The chief entrance to the city of Jerusalem, as it appears from within the city walls. The open space within the gate is used as a market-place.

Entrance to the Citadel. Showing the rudely constructed wooden bridge across the moat and Turkish sentries on guard

The Tower of David - Phasaelus, showing the moat and bridge of the Citadel, and the gardens of the Armenian monastery, beyond the Turkish barracks

Fort Frederick.

The Mount of Olives, from a house-top at the south-west corner of the Pool of Hezekiah, looking eastward

Fort Frederick (plan).

The southern slopes of Olives and the mountains of Moab from the same spot, overlooking David Street, crowded with people; the large domed quadrangle on the right is the Synagogue of the Ashkenazi Jews.

Schuyler coat of arms, 1656.

The Zion Gate, or Gate of the Prophet David, exterior view. In the foreground, outside the gate, is a group of Bethlehemites.

The Tomb of David, the whole group of buildings is called Neby Daûd, which signifies the Sanctuary of the Sepulchre of the Prophet David

Bath Room Interior by the J.L. Mott Iron Works.

Hezekiah's Pool, from the south side. The swallows flying towards the turbid water, the man dipping his jar into it from a balcony, and the smokers in the foreground are all characteristic of the spot at the end of the summer, when good water is scarce

Entrance to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, pilgrims buying rosaries and relics in the forecourt

Ectypon Verum Nini et Semiramidis ex Veterum Auctorum relatione, nec non Ægyptiaci Labyrinthi picturis extraactum.

The Shrine of the Holy Sepulchre. The enormous candles at the entrance are lighted only on important festivals

The Chapel of Helena, Church of the Holy Sepulchre, showing the entrance to the Cave of the Cross

The Chapel in the Cave of the Cross, called "the Chapel of the Invention (i.e. the finding) of the Cross"

Pilgrims of the Greek Church buying candles to be lighted by the "Holy Fire" in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, at the celebration of the Easter Festival

Bath Room Interior by the J.L. Mott Iron Works.

Pons Babylonius à Semiramide constructus, ...

Via Dolorosa - the Ecce Homo Arch

House of Saint Veronica, in the Via Dolorosa. The peasant walking up the street, wearing an embroidered abai, or cloak made of goat's hair, is carrying a plough. On the right sits a seller of fruit under an awning made of his cloak


La ramada.

The Houses of the Rich and Poor Man, Dives and Lazarus. This is the most picturesque group of buildings in the Via Dolorosa. In the foreground are a Bedouin mounted on a camel laden with forage, and an Ashkenazi Jew conversing with a water-seller

A shoemaker's shop, Jerusalem, Mohammedan shoemakers at work

Masjed el Majahdin - Mosque of the Knights of the Crescent, Turkish Barracks, commonly called the Tower of Antonia. The cactus and caper-bush growing on the wall at right are especially characteristic of mural vegetation in Jerusalem

A grocer's shop, Jerusalem. Two peasant women seated in the foreground, and a man of Silwan (Siloam) carrying a patched goat's skin filled with water from Job's Well

Bath Room Interior by the J.L. Mott Iron Works.

[Old courthouse.]

A street café, Jerusalem, a Bedouin and peasant playing at a game called dámeh

Entrance to the Hospice of St. John and Minaret of Omar. A muezzin in the balcony chanting the call to prayer. Peasants loading a camel in the foreground, and a townswoman wearing a white izzar and dark veil in the distance

Staircase leading to the Church of St. John. A Greek priest descending the stairs

Wm. Livingston, governor of New Jersey.

The Street of the Damascus Gate with a characteristic group of Bedouins outside a café on the left, a party of Turkish soldiers breakfasting, and on the right a group of dealers in fruit and vegetables

John Pintard.

The Damascus Gate - Bab el Amud (Gate of the Column), the northern entrance to Jerusalem

State Street looking east from Lodge to Broadway.

The Wailing-Place of the Jews, the west wall of the Haram, or Sacred Enclosure. On Fridays, after four o'clock, Jews and Jewesses assemble here for prayer, and bewail the downfall of Jerusalem

Bath Room Interior by the J.L. Mott Iron Works.

A Jewish cotton-cleaner. Separating seeds from cotton by the ancient process of bowing it

Street of the Gate of the Chain, a narrow picturesque street, with projecting lattice-work windows of many kinds

Fountain of the Gate of the Chain - Bab es Silsileh, supplied with water from Solomon's Pools

The Summer Pulpit, platform of the Dome of the Rock, showing a portion of the arcaded approach from the south. The pigeons in the foreground are characteristic of the place

North-west corner of the Haram esh Sherif, showing the highest minaret of the sanctuary, and the old Serai, which is now used as a state prison

Tabula combinatoria.

Bath Room Interior, 'Eastlake' Design.

Schematismus siclorum omnis generis ...

Plaza of Zacateccas.

Old cypress trees in the Haram esh Sherif on the western side.

The Golden Gate of the Haram esh Sherif from the west. The Mount of Olives in the distance

New York Public Library's

The media on this page is placed in the public domain by New York Public Library, an essential provider of free books, information, ideas, and education for all New Yorkers for more than 100 years. Founded in 1895, NYPL is the nation’s largest public library system, featuring a unique combination of 88 neighborhood branches and four scholarly research centers, bringing together an extraordinary richness of resources and opportunities available to all. Serving more than 17 million patrons a year, and millions more online, the Library holds more than 51 million items, from books, e-books, and DVDs to renowned research collections used by scholars from around the world.

Disclaimer: The media on this page is placed in the public domain by New York Public Library, 445 Fifth Avenue, 4th Floor New York, NY. Read more: This website is developed as a part of the world's largest public domain archive,, and not developed or endorsed by NYPL,

Developed by GetArchive, 2015-2020