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20th Century Collection

Background image20th Century Collection: Sinking of the Titanic

Sinking of the Titanic
Titanics stern in the air as the ship sinks in the North Atlantic, 1912. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of an illustration from eyewitness reports

Background image20th Century Collection: Young Crow Indian

Young Crow Indian
A Crow boy in dance costume, 1905. Printed reproduction of a photograph by Edward Curtis

Background image20th Century Collection: Mother getting her daughter dressed, early 1900s

Mother getting her daughter dressed, early 1900s
Mother putting on her daughters socks and shoes, a morning ritual, early 1900s. Printed color halftone of Jessie Willcox Smith illustration

Background image20th Century Collection: Shackletons Manchurian ponies, Antarctica, 1908

Shackletons Manchurian ponies, Antarctica, 1908
Manchurian ponies used by Shackleton in the Antarctic, 1908-09. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a photograph

Background image20th Century Collection: Russo-Japanese treaty at Portsmouth NH, 1905

Russo-Japanese treaty at Portsmouth NH, 1905
President Theodore Roosevelt presiding over the Treaty of Portsmouth ending the Russo-Japanese War, 1905. Hand-colored halftone illustration

Background image20th Century Collection: PSOC2C-00013

PSOC2C-00013
Social reformer Jane Addams against a photo of downtown Chicago in the 1890s. Composite of hand-colored photograph and Albertype photograph

Background image20th Century Collection: Tennis court romance, 1890s or early 1900s

Tennis court romance, 1890s or early 1900s
Tennis player distracted by a flirtatious, fashionable woman, circa 1900. Printed color halftone reproduction of an illustration

Background image20th Century Collection: Cuban President Tomas Estrada Palma

Cuban President Tomas Estrada Palma
Tomas Estrada Palma, first president of Cuba, 1902. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a photograph

Background image20th Century Collection: Cecil Rhodes in South Africa, 1900

Cecil Rhodes in South Africa, 1900
Cecil John Rhodes, British colonial administrator, on his verandah near Cape Town, South Africa, c. 1900. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a photograph

Background image20th Century Collection: TRAN2A-00040

TRAN2A-00040
Freighter struggling through a storm on Lake Superior, circa 1900. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of an illustration

Background image20th Century Collection: PSCI2A-00043

PSCI2A-00043
Bacteriologist Elie Metchnikoff in his laboratory. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a photograph

Background image20th Century Collection: President Tafts antitrust policies cartooned, 1911

President Tafts antitrust policies cartooned, 1911
Cartoon about antitrust actions of Attorney General Wickersham and President Taft, 1911. Digitally colored woodcut

Background image20th Century Collection: Immigrant waiting-room at Ellis Island, circa 1900

Immigrant waiting-room at Ellis Island, circa 1900
Detained immigrants waiting, Ellis Island, New York, late 1800s. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of an illustration

Background image20th Century Collection: William Howard Taft

William Howard Taft
President-elect William Howard Taft in 1908. Digitally colored halftone reproduction of a photograph

Background image20th Century Collection: BUSN2P-00001

BUSN2P-00001
Book and magazine printing press at Harper & Bros. New York City, early 1900s. Printed halftone of a photograph

Background image20th Century Collection: Germany before World War I

Germany before World War I
Map of the German Empire before World War I, circa 1912. Printed color lithograph

Background image20th Century Collection: Wealthy opera-goers, 1900

Wealthy opera-goers, 1900
Upperclass family at the opera in their box seats, circa 1900. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a Louis Loeb illustration

Background image20th Century Collection: HOUS2A-00141

HOUS2A-00141
French-Canadian woman baking bread in an outdoor oven, circa 1900. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a turn-of-the-century illustration

Background image20th Century Collection: Traders outside the New York Stock Exchange, 1912

Traders outside the New York Stock Exchange, 1912
Busy curb market outside the NY Stock Exchange, early 1900s. Halftone reproduction of an illustration

Background image20th Century Collection: British Viceroy of India entering Delhi, 1902

British Viceroy of India entering Delhi, 1902
Lord Curzon, British Viceroy of India, entering Delhi on an elephant, with Lady Curzon, 1902. Photograph

Background image20th Century Collection: NATI2P-00066

NATI2P-00066
Vash-Ghon, Jicarilla Apache chief. 1904. Reproduction of a photograph by Edward Curtis

Background image20th Century Collection: Wright airplane over a French farm

Wright airplane over a French farm
A Wright airplane over a hayfield in France, 1908, flown by Wilbur Wright and a pupil. Printed halftone reproduction of a photograph

Background image20th Century Collection: Japanese poet under a cherry tree

Japanese poet under a cherry tree
Japanese mother and infant meeting a poet under a cherry tree. Lithograph reproduction of a painting by Genjiro Kataoka, circa 1910

Background image20th Century Collection: PPRE2A-00147

PPRE2A-00147
Cartoon of President Theodore Roosevelt as a muckraker cleaning up the meat scandal. Hand-colored halftone of a 20th-century illustration

Background image20th Century Collection: Russian military uniforms, 1900

Russian military uniforms, 1900
Russian soldiers, including Cossacks, dragoons, and sailors, circa 1900. Color lithograph of a contemporary illustration

Background image20th Century Collection: Galveston, Texas, after the hurricane of 1901

Galveston, Texas, after the hurricane of 1901
Hurricane devastation in a residential area of Galveston, Texas, 1901. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a photograph

Background image20th Century Collection: Titanic survivors on deck of a rescue ship

Titanic survivors on deck of a rescue ship
Deck of the " Carpathia" crowded with " Titanic" survivors, 1912. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a photograph

Background image20th Century Collection: BUSN2A-00019

BUSN2A-00019
Early electric car advertisement for the Babcock Electric Victoria Phaeton, 1907. Hand-colored halftone of a 20th-century printed newspaper ad

Background image20th Century Collection: Firestone tires ad, 1912

Firestone tires ad, 1912
Advertisement for Firestone Tire & Rubber Company, 1912. Hand-colored woodcut

Background image20th Century Collection: BUSN2A-00242

BUSN2A-00242
Harpers Weekly special automobile issue, 1907. Printed color lithograph cover

Background image20th Century Collection: San Francisco earthquake and fire, 1906

San Francisco earthquake and fire, 1906
Fire raging in downtown San Francisco after the earthquake of 1906. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of an eyewitness illustration

Background image20th Century Collection: Railroad telegraph office, early 1900s

Railroad telegraph office, early 1900s
Telegraphers at a railway signal office, early 1900s. Hand-colored woodcut of an early 20th-century illustration

Background image20th Century Collection: Coal strike advice for President Theodore Roosevelt, 1902

Coal strike advice for President Theodore Roosevelt, 1902
President Roosevelt discussing the coal strike with J.P. Morgan and Elihu Root, 1902. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a 1902 illustration

Background image20th Century Collection: Woodrow Wilson at Princeton

Woodrow Wilson at Princeton
Woodrow Wilson, LL.D. as president of Princeton University. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a photograph

Background image20th Century Collection: President Taft and Senator La Follette cartoon, 1911

President Taft and Senator La Follette cartoon, 1911
Cartoon of President Taft sharing the stage with Senator La Follette, 1911. Hand-colored woodcut of a 1911 illustration

Background image20th Century Collection: US President Woodrow Wilson

US President Woodrow Wilson
Woodrow Wilson, President of the United States. Printed reproduction of a hand-colored photograph

Background image20th Century Collection: William Howard Taft, 1904

William Howard Taft, 1904
Portrait of William Howard Taft when he was Theodore Roosevelts Secretary of War, 1904. Digitally colored halftone reproduction of a photograph

Background image20th Century Collection: HUSG2A-00002

HUSG2A-00002
Ellis Island buildings in New York harbor, 1901. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a photograph

Background image20th Century Collection: President Taft and his family

President Taft and his family
President William Howard Taft and his family, 1908. Hand-colored halftone of a photograph

Background image20th Century Collection: Ellis Island, port of entry for European immigrants, 1903

Ellis Island, port of entry for European immigrants, 1903
European immigrants arriving at Ellis Island in New York City, 1903. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a contemporary illustration

Background image20th Century Collection: Immigrant neighborhood in New York City, early 1900s

Immigrant neighborhood in New York City, early 1900s
Crowds of immigrants on an East Side street in New York City, early 1900s. Halftone reproduction of a color illustration by George Wright

Background image20th Century Collection: Times Square at night, about 1900

Times Square at night, about 1900
Electric lights illuminating Times Square, New York City, circa 1900. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a photograph

Background image20th Century Collection: Electric lights in New York City, 1880s

Electric lights in New York City, 1880s
Madison Square illuminated by electric light for the first time, New York City, 1880s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background image20th Century Collection: Young Apache man, 1904

Young Apache man, 1904
A Jicarilla Apache brave, 1904. Printed reproduction of a photograph by Edward Curtis

Background image20th Century Collection: Navajo medicine man, 1904

Navajo medicine man, 1904. Printed reproduction of a photograph by Edward Curtis

Background image20th Century Collection: Tsar Niicholas II and Russian military

Tsar Niicholas II and Russian military
Russian military officers, including Tsar Nicholas II and his Cossack guards, circa 1900. Color lithograph of a contemporary illustration

Background image20th Century Collection: Cuba becoming a market for US goods, 1903

Cuba becoming a market for US goods, 1903
Cuba addressing Uncle Sam, " I come to buy, not beg, sir, " 1903. Hand-colored woodcut of a W.A. Rogers cartoon

Background image20th Century Collection: A ball in Tuxedo, New York, circa 1900

A ball in Tuxedo, New York, circa 1900
Formal dance in the ballroom at Tuxedo, New York, 1890s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration



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