At the time this picture was drawn the handsome arsenal of the government of Charleston, South Carolina, was an object of great interest. An immense amount of ammunition was stored there, and raids upon it were expected at any moment. It was watched and guarded with great care by detachments of the Washington Light Infantry. It was afterward seized by the State authorities on December 28, 1860.

United States Arsenal at Charleston

At the time this picture was drawn the handsome arsenal of the government of Charleston, South Carolina,…

View of Athens.

Ancient Athens

View of Athens.

The Lilliputian band plays for Gulliver after he is pardoned from a conviction.

Band at giant's feet

The Lilliputian band plays for Gulliver after he is pardoned from a conviction.

An illustration of a crowd fighting.

Crowd Fighting

An illustration of a crowd fighting.

A group of adult males surrounding a ragged woodsman who is holding a gun.

Crowd of Men

A group of adult males surrounding a ragged woodsman who is holding a gun.

The crwth (in English crowd) is an archaic stringed musical instrument, associated particularly with Welsh music, although once played widely in Europe

Crwth

The crwth (in English crowd) is an archaic stringed musical instrument, associated particularly with…

The crwth (in English crowd) is an archaic stringed musical instrument, associated particularly with Welsh music, although once played widely in Europe

Crwth

The crwth (in English crowd) is an archaic stringed musical instrument, associated particularly with…

An illustration of a crwth on a 14th century seal. The crwth (in English crowd) is an archaic stringed musical instrument, associated particularly with Welsh music, although once played widely in Europe

Crwth on a Seal

An illustration of a crwth on a 14th century seal. The crwth (in English crowd) is an archaic stringed…

Rioting in New York City after passage of an unpopular draft.

The Draft Riots in New York - The Battle in Second Avenue

Rioting in New York City after passage of an unpopular draft.

Crowd of people outside of a building.

Faneuil Hall, Boston, At the Close of the Revolution

Crowd of people outside of a building.

The Cherry Festival is a pen drawing by artist Gertrude M. Bradley. The drawing shows a crowd of children and adults going to a festival.

The Cherry Festival

The Cherry Festival is a pen drawing by artist Gertrude M. Bradley. The drawing shows a crowd of children…

Benjamin Franklin in France interacting in French society.

Franklin in French Society

Benjamin Franklin in France interacting in French society.

Group of people leaving a rural area.

Fugitives Before the Approach of a Hostile Army

Group of people leaving a rural area.

Gulliver's giant hand letting the imprisoned men of Lilliput go.

Giant hand

Gulliver's giant hand letting the imprisoned men of Lilliput go.

An illustration of a group of men from behind.

Group of Men

An illustration of a group of men from behind.

An illustration of a group of men.

Group of Men

An illustration of a group of men.

An illustration of a group of people yelling at a man in a pond.

Group Yelling at Man in Water

An illustration of a group of people yelling at a man in a pond.

The inauguration of President William McKinley led by the Black Horse Cavalry down Pennsylvania Avenue.

Inauguration of William McKinley

The inauguration of President William McKinley led by the Black Horse Cavalry down Pennsylvania Avenue.

"And when he was come down from the mountain, great multitudes followed him. And behold, there came to him a leper and worshipped him, saying, Lord, if thou wilt, thou canst make me clean. And he stretched forth his hand, and touched him, saying, I will; be thou made clean. And straightway his leprosy was cleansed. And Jesus saith unto him, See thou tell no man; but go, show thyself to the priest, and offer the gift that Moses commanded, for a testimony unto them." Matthew 8:1-4 ASV
<p>A leper kneels at the feet of Jesus, who stretches out his hand to him. A crowd surrounds the two.

Jesus Heals a Leper

"And when he was come down from the mountain, great multitudes followed him. And behold, there came…

A Lieutenant trying to get up a hill

Lieutenant

A Lieutenant trying to get up a hill

An illustration of a group of male faces.

Faces of a Group of Men

An illustration of a group of male faces.

An illustration of a mob running.

Mob Running

An illustration of a mob running.

"Peter, a hermit of Picardy, on his return from a pilgrimage to Jerusalem, represented the condition of the city. This hermit, of hideous figure, covered with rags, walking barefooted, speaking as a prophet, and hearkened to as such, inspired the people everywhere with an enthusiasm similar to his own." &mdash; Goodrich, 1844

Peter the Hermit and followers

"Peter, a hermit of Picardy, on his return from a pilgrimage to Jerusalem, represented the condition…

An illustration of a man giving a speech to a large crowd.

Speech

An illustration of a man giving a speech to a large crowd.

Colonists rioting in protest of the unpopular Stamp Act.

The Stamp Riots of New York

Colonists rioting in protest of the unpopular Stamp Act.

This illustration shows buyers wheat buyers waiting to get their hands on some product.

Wheat Market

This illustration shows buyers wheat buyers waiting to get their hands on some product.

Men and women surround a collapsed elephant outside of the circus tent.

Circus

Men and women surround a collapsed elephant outside of the circus tent.