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[Silhouette of man facing left, no. 8]

[Silhouette of man facing left, no. 8]

Bust silhouette portrait shows an unidentified man facing left. He wears a wig with a ponytail and has a prominent nose.

[Silhouette of man facing left, no. 2]

[Silhouette of man facing left, no. 2]

Silhouette bust portrait shows an unidentified man facing left. He wears a wig tied by a ribbon at the back and a cravat.

[Silhouette of man facing left, no. 12]

[Silhouette of man facing left, no. 12]

Bust silhouette portrait shows an unidentified man facing left. His hair does not reach his collar. A lock of hair hangs over his forehead. He wears a cravat.

[Silhouette of man facing left, no. 9]

[Silhouette of man facing left, no. 9]

Bust silhouette portrait shows an unidentified man facing left. He has a prominent nose.

[Silhouette of man facing left, no. 5]

[Silhouette of man facing left, no. 5]

Bust silhouette portrait shows unidentified man facing left. His hair stops just above his collar. A small lock of hair hangs over his forehead. He wears a cravat. Title devised by Library staff. Faint blind st... more

[Silhouette of unidentified girl facing left, no. 1]

[Silhouette of unidentified girl facing left, no. 1]

Bust silhouette portrait shows an unidentified girl facing left. She wears a bow high in her hair. A lock of hair hangs over her forehead.

[Silhouette of man facing left, no. 6]

[Silhouette of man facing left, no. 6]

Bust silhouette portrait shows unidentified man facing left. He has a lock of hair over his forehead, wavy hair, and sports a cravat around his neck.

[Silhouette of woman facing left, no. 1]

[Silhouette of woman facing left, no. 1]

Bust silhouette portrait shows unidentified woman facing left. Ink has been used to enhance the outline of her hair.

[Silhouette of man facing left, no. 11]

[Silhouette of man facing left, no. 11]

Bust silhouette portrait shows an unidentified man facing left. His hair does not reach his collar. A lock of hair hangs over his forehead.

[Silhouette of woman facing left, no. 3]

[Silhouette of woman facing left, no. 3]

Bust silhouette portrait shows unidentified woman or girl facing left. Her hair hangs down to the nape of her neck. A small lock of hair hangs over her forehead.

[Silhouette of woman facing left, no. 5]

[Silhouette of woman facing left, no. 5]

Bust silhouette portrait shows an unidentified woman facing left with a bun in her hair, and strand of hair over her forehead.

[Silhouette of woman facing left, no. 6]

[Silhouette of woman facing left, no. 6]

Bust silhouette portrait shows an unidentified woman or girl facing left with a bun or ribbon high in her hair, and short strand of hair over her forehead.

[Silhouette of man facing right, no. 1]

[Silhouette of man facing right, no. 1]

Bust silhouette portrait shows an unidentified man facing right. He wears a wig with a ponytail and has a prominent nose.

The south prospect of the city of New York in America

The south prospect of the city of New York in America

Print shows the waterfront on the south side of New York City with ships and boats in the foreground; prominent features numbered, legend not included.

[Silhouette of man facing left, no. 7]

[Silhouette of man facing left, no. 7]

Bust silhouette portrait shows an unidentified man facing left. He wears a wig with a ponytail tied by a ribbon, a cravat, and shirt with a ruff. Title devised by Library staff. Blind stamp below image: Museum.... more

[Silhouette of unidentified boy facing left]

[Silhouette of unidentified boy facing left]

Bust silhouette portrait shows an unidentified boy facing left. His hair is above his collar. A lock of hair hangs over his forehead.

[Silhouette of man facing left, no. 1]

[Silhouette of man facing left, no. 1]

Bust silhouette portrait shows unidentified man facing left. He wears a wig or hat high on his head.

[Silhouette of woman facing left, no. 2]

[Silhouette of woman facing left, no. 2]

Bust silhouette portrait shows unidentified woman facing left. Her hair tapers to the nape of her neck. A small lock of hair hangs over her forehead.

Ichimura uzaemon no osugi

Ichimura uzaemon no osugi

Print shows a young woman, Osugi, holding a tobacco pipe and tray of tobacco.

[Silhouette of man facing left, no. 4]

[Silhouette of man facing left, no. 4]

Bust silhouette portrait shows unidentified man facing left. His hair stops just above his collar. A lock of hair hangs over his forehead.

[Silhouette of woman facing left, no. 4]

[Silhouette of woman facing left, no. 4]

Bust silhouette portrait shows unidentified woman facing left. She wears her hair in a bun. A large lock of hair hangs over her forehead.

[Silhouette of man facing left, no. 10]

[Silhouette of man facing left, no. 10]

Bust silhouette portrait shows an unidentified man facing left. He wears a wig with a ribbon tied around a ponytail and a cravat.

[Silhouette of man facing left, no. 3]

[Silhouette of man facing left, no. 3]

Bust silhouette portrait shows unidentified man facing left. His hair hangs below his collar.

[Silhouette of girl facing left, no. 2]

[Silhouette of girl facing left, no. 2]

Bust silhouette portrait shows an unidentified girl facing left. Her hair hangs at the nape of her neck, and she wears bangs.

[Silhouette of girl facing left, no. 1]

[Silhouette of girl facing left, no. 1]

Bust silhouette portrait shows an unidentified girl facing left. She wears a ribbon high in her hair. A lock of hair hangs over her forehead. Title devised by Library staff. Blind stamp below image: Museum. (DL... more

We are all a comeing or Scotch coal for ever / Sawney McAdam, invt. et fect.

We are all a comeing or Scotch coal for ever / Sawney McAdam, invt. et...

"This etching exhibits the road "From Edinbr. to Londo[n]" and many coaches, carts, and other carriages, going southwards..." (Source: Stephens) [By the Marquis Townshend] Related to event dated 1761 in Stephen... more

Tōjin to mago no moraibi

Tōjin to mago no moraibi

Image probably shows a Korean gentleman on horseback with a stableboy. (Source: researcher Ronald R. Toby, Professor Emeritus of Japanese History, University of Illinois, 2015) Title and other descriptive infor... more

B. Franklin of Philadelphia - L.L.D. F.R.S. / B. Wilson pinxt. ; Js McArdell fecit.

B. Franklin of Philadelphia - L.L.D. F.R.S. / B. Wilson pinxt. ; Js Mc...

Benjamin Franklin, half-length portrait, standing, facing slightly left, he holds a book "Electric Expts", scientific instruments are to his left, and in the background lightning strikes a village. From a paint... more

A view of the falls on the Passaick, or second river, in the province of New Jersey Vue de l'cataracte du Passaick, ou seconde riviere, dans la province du Nouveau Jersey / / sketch'd on the spot by his excellency, Governor Pownal ; painted & engraved by Paul Sandby.

A view of the falls on the Passaick, or second river, in the province ...

Print shows view of the waterfalls on the Passaic River in New Jersey.

A view of the falls on the Passaick, or second river, in the province of New Jersey Vue de l'cataracte du Passaick, ou seconde riviere, dans la province du Nouveau Jersey / / sketch'd on the spot by his excellency, Governor Pownal ; painted & engraved by Paul Sandby.

A view of the falls on the Passaick, or second river, in the province ...

Print shows view of the waterfalls on the Passaic River in New Jersey.

A view of the great Cohoes Falls, on the Mohawk River, the fall about seventy feet, the river near a quarter mile broad Vue de la grande cataracte de Cohoes, sur la riviere des Mohawks, la hateur est l'environ 70 pieds, 1 sa riviere a pres l'un quart de mile de large / / sketch'd on the spot by his excellency Governor Pownal ; painted by Paul Sandby ; engraved by Wm. Elliot.

A view of the great Cohoes Falls, on the Mohawk River, the fall about ...

Print shows view of the Cohoes Falls on the Mohawk River.

A view of the great Cohoes Falls, on the Mohawk River, the fall about seventy feet, the river near a quarter mile broad Vue de la grande cataracte de Cohoes, sur la riviere des Mohawks, la hateur est l'environ 70 pieds, 1 sa riviere a pres l'un quart de mile de large / / sketch'd on the spot by his excellency Governor Pownal ; painted by Paul Sandby ; engraved by Wm. Elliot.

A view of the great Cohoes Falls, on the Mohawk River, the fall about ...

Print shows view of the Cohoes Falls on the Mohawk River.

A view of Bethlem, the great Moravian settlement in the province of Pennsylvania Vue de Bethlem, principal etablissement des Freres Moraves dans la province de Pennsylvania / / sketch'd on the spot by his excellency, Governor Pownal ; painted & engraved by Paul Sandby.

A view of Bethlem, the great Moravian settlement in the province of Pe...

Print shows view of community of Bethlehem, a cluster of large and small buildings in a bucolic setting.

A view of Bethlem, the great Moravian settlement in the province of Pennsylvania Vue de Bethlem, principal etablissement des Freres Moraves dans la province de Pennsylvania / / sketch'd on the spot by his excellency, Governor Pownal ; painted & engraved by Paul Sandby.

A view of Bethlem, the great Moravian settlement in the province of Pe...

Print shows view of community of Bethlehem, a cluster of large and small buildings in a bucolic setting.

A view of Bethlem, the great Moravian settlement in the province of Pennsylvania Vue de Bethlem, principal etablissement des Freres Moraves dans la province de Pennsylvania / / sketch'd on the spot by his excellency, Governor Pownal ; painted & engraved by Paul Sandby.

A view of Bethlem, the great Moravian settlement in the province of Pe...

Print shows view of community of Bethlehem, a cluster of large and small buildings in a bucolic setting.

A new map of Virginia from the best authorities /

A new map of Virginia from the best authorities /

From the London Magazine. November 1761, v. 30. Prime meridian: London and Philadelphia. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1436 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Copy... more

A new map of Virginia from the best authorities /

A new map of Virginia from the best authorities /

From the London Magazine. November 1761, v. 30. Prime meridian: London and Philadelphia. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1436 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Copy... more

A view in Hudson's River of the entrance of what is called Topan Sea Vue sur la Riviere d'Hudson, de l'entree counue sous le nom de Mer de Topan / / sketch'd on the spot by his excellency, Governor Pownal ; painted by Mr. Paul Sandby ; & engraved by Peter Benazech.

A view in Hudson's River of the entrance of what is called Topan Sea V...

Print shows view of the Hudson River at a point where it broadens to form a lake called Tappan Sea in New York.

A view in Hudson's River of the entrance of what is called Topan Sea Vue sur la Riviere d'Hudson, de l'entree counue sous le nom de Mer de Topan / / sketch'd on the spot by his excellency, Governor Pownal ; painted by Mr. Paul Sandby ; & engraved by Peter Benazech.

A view in Hudson's River of the entrance of what is called Topan Sea V...

Print shows view of the Hudson River at a point where it broadens to form a lake called Tappan Sea in New York.