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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Collection of Maps by Johann George and Johann Christian Schreiber, circa 1740-1750

 Collection — Box 912 S378a 1740.01, Item: 01-35
Identifier: 912 S378a 1740
Scope and Contents The Lehigh collection is composed of 35 individual antique maps of different sizes. Twenty-seven maps indicate that they were manufactured by Johann Georg Schreiber, three maps indicate their manufacture was supervised by his widow and five maps are attributed to Johann Christ. Schreiber. The paper is heavy laid paper. The maps have never been bound. The maps measure approximately 17 x 26.5 cm and the overall sheets measures 24 x 32 cm. The image is produced by copperplate engraving. Each...
Dates: 1710-1816

FR017 - Walt Whitman Portrait (by William J. Linton), 1871

 Item — Frame FR, Frame: 017
Scope and Contents Date: 1871?Photographer: William J. Linton (engraver) Note: Included here because of its familiarity as a portrait of Whitman; Whitman used it in the 1876 Leaves and wrote a poem, "Out from Behind This Mask," inspired by the engraving: "This common curtain of the face contain'd in me for me . . ./ These burin'd eyes, flashing to you to pass to future time. . . ." When choosing to print...
Dates: 1871

Numismatic Collections

Identifier: SC MS 0242

A collection of historical examples of coinage and currency primarily from the Confederate States of America, U. S. Federal government fractional currency from before and post- Civil War and foreign currency representing economic times in turmoil. The largest example of currency and bonds is from the Confederate States of America.

Dates: 1790-1923; Majority of material found within 1861-1876