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Selected Portraits From the Collections of the Library of Congress


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Johann Sebastian Bach portrait
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BACH, JOHANN SEBASTIAN. Reproduction of painting by Elias Gottlieb Haussmann in Stadtgeschichtliches Museum, Leipzig. [No date found on item.]
Location: Biographical File
Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-48740
Vasco Nunez de Balboa portrait
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BALBOA, VASCO NUÑEZ DE. Engraving from Retratos de los Españoles Illustres con un Epítome de sus Vidos, 1791.
Location: CT1344 .R4 (Rare Book and Special Collections Division)
Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-31872
 Red Barber portrait
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BARBER, RED. Photograph by New York World-Telegram staff photographer, Al. Ravenna. 1955.
Location: NYWTS - BIOG--Barber, Red--Sportscaster
Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-112032
Phineas T. Barnum portrait
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BARNUM, PHINEAS T. Photograph from Brady-Handy Collection. [No date found on item.]
Location: Biographical File
Reproduction Number: LC-BH8201-4961
Ethel Barrymore portrait
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BARRYMORE, ETHEL. Photograph by Burr McIntosh, N.Y. Copyrighted 1901.
Location: Biographical File
Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-107369
John Barrymore portrait
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BARRYMORE, JOHN. Photograph by Arnold Genthe. 1922 Oct. 3.
Location: LC-G401-3766-003
Reproduction Number: LC-G401-T01-3766-003
Clara Barton portrait
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BARTON, CLARA. Photograph. [No date found on item.]
Location: Biographical File
Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-19319; LC-BH821-6803 (glass negative)
Beatles portrait
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BEATLES. Photograph, United Press International. [1964.]
Location: NYWTS - BIOG--Beatles--Singers
Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-111094
Note: No copyright found; checked by staff December 2000.
Ludwig Van Beethoven portrait
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BEETHOVEN, LUDWIG VAN. Photograph of reproduction of painting by Carl Jaeger (1833-1887). [No date found on item.]
Location: Biographical File
Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-29499
Alexander Graham Bell portrait
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BELL, ALEXANDER GRAHAM. Photograph. 1904.
Location: Biographical File
Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-14759
Irving Berlin portrait
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BERLIN, IRVING. Photograph. 1948 August.
Location: Biographical File
Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-037541
Note: Gift of Irving Lowens, 1966.
Leonard Bernstein portrait
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BERNSTEIN, LEONARD. (In rehearsal of his "Mass."). Photograph by Marion S. Trikosko. 1971 Sept. 1.
Location: U.S. News and World Report Collection (24858, frame #17)
Reproduction Number: LC-U9-24858-17
BETHUNE, MARY see image in online reference aid: "Images of 20th Century African American Activists: A Select List"
Ambrose Bierce portrait
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BIERCE, AMBROSE. Photograph of painting by J.H.E. Partington. Copyrighted 1928 Dec. 31.
Location: Biographical File
Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-20182
Note: Copyright not renewed.
Hugo Black portrait
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BLACK, HUGO LA FAYETTE. Photograph. Copyright by Harris and Ewing. Copyrighted 1937 Nov. 18. (Copyright not renewed.)
Location: Biographical File
Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-33516
BLACKWELL, ALICE STONE see image in online reference aid: "Votes for Women: The Struggle for Women's Suffrage"
Nellie Bly portrait
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BLY, NELLIE. Photograph. Copyrighted 1890 Feb. 21.
Location: Biographical File
Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-59924
Daniel Boone portrait
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BOONE, DANIEL. Engraving by J.B. Longacre after painting by C. Harding. Copyright by J.B. Longacre. 1835.
Location: Location needed
Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-16240
Edwin Booth portrait
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BOOTH, EDWIN. Photograph. Copyright by J. Gurney & Son, N.Y. Copyrighted 1870.
Location: Biographical File
Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-40342
John Wilkes Booth portrait
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BOOTH, JOHN WILKES. Photograph. [No date found on item.]
Location: Biographical File
Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-25166
Junius Booth portrait
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BOOTH, JUNIUS. Photograph (daguerreotype) by Mathew Brady. [Between 1844 and 1852.]
Location: DAG no. 372
Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-110129
Omar Bradley portrait
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BRADLEY, OMAR. As Lt. General. Photograph. [No date found on item.]
Location: Biographical File
Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-34071
Mathew Brady portrait
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BRADY, MATHEW. Photograph by L. C. Handy. [ca. 1875?]
Location: Biographical File
Reproduction Number: LC-BH826-2681
Louis D. Brandeis portrait
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BRANDEIS, LOUIS D. Photograph. By Harris and Ewing. [No date found on item.]
Location: Biographical File
Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-31230
Note: No copyright found; checked by staff December 2000.
John Brown portrait
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BROWN, JOHN. Photograph by Black and Bachelder. 1859.
Location: Biographical File
Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-2472
BUCHANAN, JAMES see image in online reference aid: "Presidents of the United States"
Pearl Buck portrait
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BUCK, PEARL. Photograph by Arnold Genthe. [No date found on caption card. Probably ca. 1932, based on similar Genthe photographs of Pearl Buck.]
Location: Location not known.
Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-10297
Warren Burger portrait
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BURGER, WARREN E. Photograph. 1971.
Location: Biographical File
Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-60136
Edmund Burke portrait
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BURKE, EDMUND. Engraving for the Universal Magazine. Printed for J. Hinton at the King's Arms in Paternoster Row. [No date found on item.]
Location: Biographical File
Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-15056
Note: Gift, estate of J.H. Corning, June 20, 1940.
BURROUGHS, NANNIE HELEN see image in online reference aid: "Images of 20th Century African American Activists: A Select List"
BUSH, BARBARA see image in online reference aid: "First Ladies of the United States"
BUSH, GEORGE H. W.see image in online reference aid: "Presidents of the United States"


Prepared by: Samuel V. Daniel III, Barbara O. Natanson, and P&P staff. Last revised: May 2000
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