Joseph Walker Barnwell, Gottingen, Germany, writes to unknown family member discussing the current political situations among the countries of Europe, including England, France, Germany, Austro-Hungary and Russia.
A set of annual reports of the the Fire Department from 1859-1872. Reports missing for years 1862-1865. The annual reports open with a statement from the Fire Chief and include multiple lists of department expenses, financial cost of fires, the cause of the fires, and locations of city property pertaining to the fire department.
Black-and-white illustration of two men outside the Amsterdam Stock Exchange, with the text of their humorous conversation printed beneath. One man is updating the other man on his life since they last saw each other. He has married a coquettish woman, who brought a lot of money to the marriage. The person to whom he entrusted the funds ran off with the money--which is for the best, because his wife ran off with the man. Published in Asmodée: geillustreerde almanak.
Hand-colored wood engraving of a hunchbacked Jewish man, Jaapje Blok, who hires himself out as a lectern at the Amsterdam Stock Exchange. Wood engraving by Henricus Adrianus (Henri) Bogaerts. Published in De katholieke illustratie : zondags-lektuur voor het katholieke Nederlandsche volk.
Black-and-white offset print reproduction of the interior of the Central Synagogue on Great Portland Street in London, on the occasion of its consecration. Published in the May 14, 1870, edition of Harper's Weekly.