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[New York Island and East Jersey. Unfinished.

[New York Island and East Jersey. Unfinished.

Scale ca. 1:17,000. Title from manuscript catalog of the Peter Force map collection. Variant title in Philip Lee Phillips' A list of maps of America: Topography of upper part of Manhattan Island from about 85th... More

A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush

A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush

Full page of text and illustration for the maxim. Illus. in: Thomas Dilworth's A New Guide to the English Tongue (Phila., 1770). Reference copy may be in LOT 4442. This record contains unverified, old data from... More

A draught of Delaware Bay.

A draught of Delaware Bay.

Scale ca. 1:127,000. Title on verso: Delaware River from Capt. Hamond. River Delaware, 226. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Depths shown by soundings. Shows s... More

A Boxing match in Hapaee / Webber del. ; Goldar sc.

A Boxing match in Hapaee / Webber del. ; Goldar sc.

Illus. from: Cook's voyage, octavo edition.

Summer and winter habitations in Kamtschatka / Webber del. ; J. Goldar sc.
Satsuki ame

Satsuki ame

Print shows two women walking beneath an umbrella and a young woman about to open an umbrella as it has started to rain. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print speci... More

To the independent freeholders and freemen, of this City and County. It having been industriously propagated, that numbers of the voters of this City and County, have been long intimidated at elections and are therefore desirous of voting for th

To the independent freeholders and freemen, of this City and County. I...

Imprint 2.; Title.; On verso: S; June 4, 1770. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 1... More

The massacre perpetrated in King Street Boston on March 5th 1770, ...

The massacre perpetrated in King Street Boston on March 5th 1770, ...

Print shows British troops firing on citizens in Boston. Title from item. Caption continues: in which Messrs Saml. Gray, Saml. Maverick, James Caldwell, Crispus Attucks, Patrick Carr were killed, six other woun... More

Yabase no kihan

Yabase no kihan

Print shows three women in a small sailboat.

Plano de la Bahía de Compcessión de Chile situado en los 36 gs. 40 ms. de latd. S y en longd. de 297 gs. 40 ms. mro. The [sic] Thenerife /

Plano de la Bahía de Compcessión de Chile situado en los 36 gs. 40 ms....

Depths shown by soundings. Prime meridian: Tenerife. Oriented with north to the left. Watermark: Fleur-de-lis over the characters VDL. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic Worl... More

William Jackson, an importer; at the Brazen Head, North side of the Town-House, and opposite the Town-Pump, in Corn-Hill, Boston. It is desired that the sons and daughters of liberty, would not buy any one thing of him, for in so doing the will

William Jackson, an importer; at the Brazen Head, North side of the To...

Positive Photostat.; Jackson, William.; Not in Evans. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfo... More

Le General Arnold un des chefs de l'armée Anglo-Americaine.

Le General Arnold un des chefs de l'armée Anglo-Americaine.

Benedict Arnold, half-length portrait, facing front, wearing uniform; in oval with ornate border.

Plano que contiene la Bahía de Tabla con la ciudad del Cabo /

Plano que contiene la Bahía de Tabla con la ciudad del Cabo /

Shows coastal area of the Cape of Good Hope region. Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north to the left. Watermarks: IV; and, Strasburg fleur-de-lis over the characters VDL. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. M... More

[Boston Harbour, with the surroundings, &c.

[Boston Harbour, with the surroundings, &c.

Scale ca. 1:24,000. Title from William Faden's Catalogue of a curious and valuable collection of original maps and plans. 1862. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading and hachures. Dept... More

New York. May 17, 1770. Advertisement. The subscribers to the non-importation agreement, are desired to meet at the Exchange tomorrow morning, prvisely at 11 o'clock to consider of a letter recieved from Philadelphia, relative to the non-importa

New York. May 17, 1770. Advertisement. The subscribers to the non-impo...

Positive Photostat.; Advertisement. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 104, Folder 11.

Thursday, September 20, 1770. At this juncture, when measures are pursuing to dissolve the Union of the Colonies, every subscriber to our non-importation agreement, who wishes well to the liberties of his Country and the reputation of this City,

Thursday, September 20, 1770. At this juncture, when measures are purs...

A notice of the Patriot party.; Imprint 2.; Not in Hildeburn.; Patriot party. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Eph... More

[Powder horn with hand-drawn map of the Hudson River (above Albany), Mohawk River, Niagara region, and Lake Ontario in New York Province].

[Powder horn with hand-drawn map of the Hudson River (above Albany), M...

Untitled pictorial depiction of rivers and fortifications on conical powder horn. Present title devised by cataloguer. Manuscript: Black/brown inks on bovine horn, shellacked. Has pewter pouring spout attached ... More

Capt. Paul Jones's victory. [177-?].

Capt. Paul Jones's victory. [177-?].

Positive Photostat.; Not in Evans.; Verse. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 40, Folder 39.

To the sons of liberty in this City. Gentlemen. It's well known, that it has been the custom of all nations to erect monuments to perpetuate the remembrance of grand events [For the erection of a liberty pole in place of the one erected at the t

To the sons of liberty in this City. Gentlemen. It's well known, that ...

On verso, Copy 1: S; Feb 3, 1770; N.Y.H.S.; On recto, Copy 2: 1770, Feb 3; 15. This item has been renumbered from Portfolio 104, Folder 8a. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms... More

[Engraving from Diderot, Encyclopédie, v. 1, pl. 9, Agriculture]

[Engraving from Diderot, Encyclopédie, v. 1, pl. 9, Agriculture]

Illus. in: Diderot, Encyclopédie, v. 1, pl. 9. Illus. in: Diderot. Encyclopédie, ou, Dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers, v. 1, pl. 9. Livourne, 1770-1775. Reference copy may be in LOT 4... More

Wide o'er the ocean while Britannia reigns / Bonnor, del. et sculp.

Wide o'er the ocean while Britannia reigns / Bonnor, del. et sculp.

Print shows a Roman soldier guiding Britannia, with key in hand, to a temple, the crests of France and Spain lie on the ground before her, and at her side a cherub carries her shield and lance. Title from item.... More

[Falmouth Harbour.

[Falmouth Harbour.

Scale ca. 1:24,900. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. No. "7" attached to upper right corner. LC copy imperfect: Deteriorated along margins. Available also through the Library o... More

The fate of city Rem- - -ces

The fate of city Rem- - -ces

"An engraving showing George III. seated at a table approached by his son, the Prince of Wales, afterwards George IV., who, taking off his plumed coronet, says to his father:---"Papa, I want some Paper to make ... More

A few thoughts compose’d on the sudden & awful death of Mrs. Fessenden, wife of Mr. Nathanael Fessenden, of Cambridge, who was shot May 30, 1770. Boston: Printed and sold in Milk-Street 1770.

A few thoughts compose’d on the sudden & awful death of Mrs. Fessenden...

Positive Photostat.; Verse.; Not in Evans.; Not in Ford. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Por... More

Bunker's Hill on N. York Island

Bunker's Hill on N. York Island

Drawing shows distant view of wooded landscape with a few buildings. Title from item. Inscriptions on front are difficult to decipher. Inscribed in ink on the back: Montresor. Possibly owned or drawn by John Mo... More

Kubihiki

Kubihiki

Print shows two boys watching two boys seated with their feet pushing against the other's and with a long strip of cloth looped over their heads in a game of tug-of-war. Title and other descriptive information ... More

Nakamura kanzaburō

Nakamura kanzaburō

Print shows the actor Nakamura Kanzaburō, full-length portrait, facing right, holding fan. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the se... More

[A tarred and feathered man standing on hands and feet with a rope attached to upper thighs and held by a man standing at left; the man on all fours looks back at a wild-eyed devil standing behind him]

[A tarred and feathered man standing on hands and feet with a rope att...

Title from item. Possibly from series published by Carrington Bowles; see Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 5, no. 5232. Forms part of: Briti... More

A funeral elegy, on the Rev’d and renowned George Whitefield, Chaplain to the Right honorable the Countess of Huntington, &c. Who departed this life at Newbury-Port, on Sabbath morning the 30h. day of September, 1770. AEt. 56. [Boston 1770].

A funeral elegy, on the Rev’d and renowned George Whitefield, Chaplain...

Positive Photostat.; Another issue lacks the cut of coffin and skull and cross bones; Verse.; Whitefield, George.; Not in Evans. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimil... More

The pleasures of the married state / W. Proud del. et sculp.

The pleasures of the married state / W. Proud del. et sculp.

Print shows a family gathering around a table, the husband, seated, is instructing a son who stands next to him with an open book, and the wife, seated opposite, holds an infant daughter, the children mimic the... More

Kannazuki

Kannazuki

Print shows a man sitting on a veranda, reading, an incense urn next to him, and a woman standing at a door looking over his shoulder. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored E... More

A new and accurate map of Virginia wherein most of the counties are laid down from actual surveys. With a concise account of the number of inhabitants, the trade, soil, and produce of that Province.

A new and accurate map of Virginia wherein most of the counties are la...

Scale ca. 1:400,000. Hand colored. LC copy sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Prime meridian: Williamsburg. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1440 Av... More

Two letters A circular letter, from the late Committee of this City in the Committees of the other colonies. Philadelphia, September 25, 1770. Gentlemen. We are sorry to inform you that a number of our importers of the British merchandize ... ar

Two letters A circular letter, from the late Committee of this City in...

Imprint 2.; Non-importation.; Not in Hildeburn. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 14... More

The macarony shoe maker

The macarony shoe maker

Woman seated with her leg on a stool, holding up her skirt, as a shoemaker kneels before her, about to adjust a very little shoe to her foot. She wears an enormous headdress and holds a book, The Whole Duty of ... More

Ukie shin-yoshiwara sōjimai no zu

Ukie shin-yoshiwara sōjimai no zu

Print shows many women gathering together, some still entertaining men, in a large open hall in the Shin-Yoshiwara pleasure district of Tokyo. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-spo... More

Carta plana que contiene parte del Archipielago de las Philipinas y ... parte de la costa de Cochinchina emendadas algunas cosas por las ... modernas de los pilotos practicos de esta carrera : la derrota qe. se demuestra entre los bajos ... el Navio Frances nombrado el Camello el año de 1759 qe. ... para canton y dio con ellos ynpemadamente /

Carta plana que contiene parte del Archipielago de las Philipinas y .....

Shows South China Sea between Philippines and Vietnam. Also shows routes of expeditions. Watermarks: IV; and, Strasburg fleur-de-lis over the characters VDL. Black, red, and green inks. Mounted on cloth backing... More

Seven hints for all who will take them by a Church of England-man. [Philadelphia, July 17, 1770].

Seven hints for all who will take them by a Church of England-man. [Ph...

Anti non-importation circular. Signed J. S.; Positive Photostat. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collect... More

Minazuki

Minazuki

Print shows a man sitting on a bench at a teahouse overlooking the Sumida River, the waitress standing before him holding a fan and teapot, is looking over her left shoulder. Title and other descriptive informa... More

Sketch for the statue ordered to be erected to the memory of the late Wm. Beckford Esqr. by the Court of Common Council

Sketch for the statue ordered to be erected to the memory of the late ...

Print shows William Beckford stands full-length, with his back to a wall of windows, treading on the male figure of tyranny bound with chains at his feet, with his right hand on the shoulder of Britannia in a c... More

The Auction; or modern conoisseurs

The Auction; or modern conoisseurs

Print depicts a group of fashionable ladies and gentleman attending an an auction. The two porters exhibit a picture turned upside down, but the audience does not notice. Title from item. Cartoon published in T... More

[Britannia frees the dove of peace]

[Britannia frees the dove of peace]

Newspaper masthead illustration showing Britannia freeing the dove of peace. Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: The Boston Gazette, and Country Journal, no. 769 (1770 January 1), title page. Published i... More

Mrs. Newell

Mrs. Newell

Bust portrait silhouette of woman identified as "Mrs. Newell", facing left. She wears a bonnet with ribbon at top and fastened beneath the chin. Title from item. Inscribed in ink at top center: Mrs. Newell. (DL... More

Nidaime ichikawa monnosuke

Nidaime ichikawa monnosuke

Print shows the actor Ichikawa Monnosuke II, full-length portrait, facing left, standing on snow-covered veranda.

A funeral elegy, on the Revd. And renowned George Whitefield, chaplain to the right honorable the Countess of Huntington, &c. Who departed this life at Newbury-Port, on Sabbath morning the 30th day of September 1770 AEt. 56 [Boston? 1770?].

A funeral elegy, on the Revd. And renowned George Whitefield, chaplain...

Positive Photostat.; Differs from another issue which has cut of coffin and skull and cross bones at head. Also differs in size.; Whitefield, George.; Verse. Available also through the Library of Congress web s... More

The Tschuktschi, and their habitations / Webber, J. del. ; W. & J.(?) Walker sculp.
The Natche, a ceremony in honour of the Kings son in Tongataboo [i.e. Tongatabu] / Webber del. ; Angus sc.
Canoes of Oonalashka / Webber del. ; Birrell sc.

Canoes of Oonalashka / Webber del. ; Birrell sc.

Illus. from: Cook's voyage, octavo edition.

A View of Christmas Harbour, in Kerguelen's Land / Webber del. ; Cook sculp.
Plan of Fort Rosalia.

Plan of Fort Rosalia.

Oriented with North to the right. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

Myra Newell

Myra Newell

Bust portrait silhouette of a young girl identified as "Myra Newell", facing right. Title from item. Inscribed in ink at top center: 7. Inscribed in ink at botom left: Myra Newell. (DLC/PP-1998:151.27, .28, .29... More

Risshun

Risshun

Print shows a man sitting on a veranda, turned to look at a woman standing in a doorway. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the seri... More

A card. Number 1. A member of the Church of England, and A Son of Liberty, presents his compliments to those gentlemen, who are for an immediate and untimely importation of goods from Great-Britain ... New York June 16, 1770. A Card, Number 2. A

A card. Number 1. A member of the Church of England, and A Son of Libe...

Positive Photostat. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 104, Folder 16.

[St. Eustatius, Leeward Islands].

[St. Eustatius, Leeward Islands].

Shows aerial view of the port of Sint Eustatius in the northern Leeward Islands of the West Indies including buildings, ships, and fortifications. Relief shown pictorially. Bird's-eye-view. Pen-and-ink and penc... More

Takema no uguisu

Takema no uguisu

Print shows two young women on a country path gathering plants and listening to a warbler in bamboo. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. F... More

New York. January 8, [1770]. All the real friends of liberty, and our happy constitution, having with the greatest regret, beheld at several of our late elections the most infamous bribery and corruption with the most brutal debauchery and riot

New York. January 8, [1770]. All the real friends of liberty, and our ...

Imprint 2.; Election by ballot.; On verso: S; Jan 2, 1770. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; ... More

New-York, June 12, 1770. Advertisement. Whereas a number of persons, who are immediately interested in the importation of goods from Great Britain; have entered into a scheme, to frustrate the laudable endeavours of those patriotic merchants, an

New-York, June 12, 1770. Advertisement. Whereas a number of persons, w...

Positive Photostat.; Advertisement. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 104, Folder 15.

[The coffin of Patrick Carr]

[The coffin of Patrick Carr]

Print shows section of newspaper column with illustration of the coffin bearing skull and crossbones and the initials of Patrick Carr, who died from wounds received during the Boston Massacre. Title devised by ... More

Mitate rajōmon

Mitate rajōmon

Print shows a man departing, holding a closed umbrella over his right shoulder, looking back at a young woman standing on a veranda, leaning against a post. Title and other descriptive information compiled by N... More

[Arms] The speech of the statute of the Right Hon. William Pitt, Earl of Chatham to the virtueous and patriotic citizens of New York. Gentlemen. After a tedious passage over the Atlantic, I am at last arrived in this land of liberty ... [New Yor

[Arms] The speech of the statute of the Right Hon. William Pitt, Earl ...

Positive Photostat. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 104, Folder 14.

Ōgiya ureshino shūgetsu

Ōgiya ureshino shūgetsu

Print shows two women in an embrace, standing next to opening in a brothel.

[Chart of Plymouth Bay.

[Chart of Plymouth Bay.

Scale ca. 1:24,000. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Hand colored. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 960 Vault AACR2

Plano del Puerto de Mauricio, situado a la parte del no. de la Ysla de Francia en la altura de [blank] gs. [blank] ms. sur /

Plano del Puerto de Mauricio, situado a la parte del no. de la Ysla de...

Shows vicinity of Port Louis. Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north toward the lower left. Watermarks: IV; and, Strasburg fleur-de-lis over the characters VDL. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Mounted on cl... More

A View of the habitations in Nootka Sound / Webber del. ; Birrell sc.

A View of the habitations in Nootka Sound / Webber del. ; Birrell sc.

Illus. from: Cook's voyage, octavo edition. Nootka Sound, Vancouver Island.

Fontenelle / gravé sur acier par Hopwood.

Fontenelle / gravé sur acier par Hopwood.

Bernard Le Bovier de Fontenelle, half-length portrait, facing front, in rectangular frame.

Copy Major John Thornton's platt.

Copy Major John Thornton's platt.

Thomas Jefferson's copy of a 1718 survey by Francis Eppes of property at the junction of the Rivanna and Fluvanna Rivers. Gift; Janet Hall; Mar. 10 1995. Accompanied by manuscript letter and photo copy of verso... More

The hon. James Otis, jun. Esq.

The hon. James Otis, jun. Esq.

Print shows James Otis, bust portrait, flanked by Hercules crushing a snake with his foot and Minerva holding a staff topped with a liberty cap. Title from item. Illus. in: Bickerstaff's Boston almanack, .... B... More

Ichikawa danzō

Ichikawa danzō

Print shows the actor Ichikawa Danzō, half-length portrait, facing right in fan-shaped frame. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the... More

Plat of Carrollsburg /

Plat of Carrollsburg /

Cadastral survey map showing lot numbers and some initials of proprietors. Alternate title in ink on verso: Plan of Carrollsburg that now forms a part of Washington City. Brown and red inks. Oriented with north... More

A new map of Jamaica; in which the several towns, forts, & settlements are accurately laid down, as well as the situations & depths of the most noted harbours and anchoring places ...

A new map of Jamaica; in which the several towns, forts, & settlements...

Scale ca. 1:500,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Soundings shown in fathoms. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1926 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Incl... More

Of the Waggoner and Hercules

Of the Waggoner and Hercules

Fable illustrating the maxim, "the Lord helps those who help themselves". Full page of text and illustration. Illus. in: Thomas Dilworth's A New Guide to the English Tongue (Phila., 1770). Reference copy may be... More

Partie de la carte du Capitaine Cluny auteur d'un ouvrage anglois intitulé American traveller publié à Londre en 1769.

Partie de la carte du Capitaine Cluny auteur d'un ouvrage anglois inti...

Scale ca. 1:50,000,000. "Suppl. carte 10." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

Thursday, September 27, 1770. Many respectable freeholders and inhabitants of this City and County justly alarmed at the resolutions formed by a number of the dry goods importers, on Thursday last, at Davenport's Tavern, which reflect dishonour

Thursday, September 27, 1770. Many respectable freeholders and inhabit...

Imprint 2.; Not in Hildebirn. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 1... More

Draught of the R. Ibbeville.

Draught of the R. Ibbeville.

Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

A Human sacrifice in a Morai in Otaheite [i.e. Tahiti] / Webber, J. del. ; W. & J.(?) Walker, sculp.
The Body of Tee, a chief, as preserved after death in Otaheite / Webber del. ; Pollard sc.
Draught of an intrenched camp proposed to be erected near Elisabeth Town.

Draught of an intrenched camp proposed to be erected near Elisabeth To...

Scale not given. Title on verso: Fortified camp at Elizh. Town, Jersey ... Manuscript, pen-and-ink. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1290 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ... More

Jefferies, in the character of Atropos, cutting the thread of English Liberty

Jefferies, in the character of Atropos, cutting the thread of English ...

Print shows King John seated at a small table outside his tent, signing Magna Carta, behind him stand by two bishops. Four men are pulling a rope, the "thread of English Liberty", which is attached to King John... More

To the inhabitants of the City and County of Philadelphia. Gentlemen. You are come here this day to determine whether you will be freemen or slaves. The New-Yorkers have betrayed a meaness and cowardice in deserting us in the present important j

To the inhabitants of the City and County of Philadelphia. Gentlemen. ...

Positive Photostat. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 143, Folder 14.

Vue du cataracte de Niagara, au pais des Iroquois / Antoine Le Loup fecit.

Vue du cataracte de Niagara, au pais des Iroquois / Antoine Le Loup fe...

Drawing shows two people on rocks overlooking the waterfalls at Niagara Falls. Title from item. Inscribed on verso: dans l'amerique Septentrionale ìl sort du Lai Erié et va se jetter dans le Lai Ontario.

View of Fort William

View of Fort William

Topographical drawing shows Fort William on an island near Boston Neck in Massachusetts in 1770. The fort, Neck, lighthouse and a ship sailing out of the harbor are all identified. Published in: The American Re... More

Plano del Puerto de Egmont en la Isla Falklan (llamada avi de los Ingleses) qe. esta en la costa del norte de la Gran Malvina al S 1/4 E de las Yslas Salbages, distancia de 13 a 15 legs., situado en la latd. austral de 51 gs. 22 ms. y en la longd. de 59 gs. segun la occidental de Londres /

Plano del Puerto de Egmont en la Isla Falklan (llamada avi de los Ingl...

Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Prime meridian: London. Oriented with north to the bottom. Watermarks: Crown over the characters GR; and, Pro Patria. Pen-and-ink and red ink. Mounted on clo... More

Tomizawa hanzaburō

Tomizawa hanzaburō

Print shows the actor Tomizawa Hanzaburō, half-length portrait framed by a fan, in the role of a female servant. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists i... More

[Four coffins of men killed in the Boston Massacre]

[Four coffins of men killed in the Boston Massacre]

Print shows section of newspaper column with illustration of four coffins bearing skull and crossbones and the initials of those killed: Samuel Gray, Samuel Maverick, James Caldwell, and Crispus Attucks. Title ... More

To the merchants and traders, of the City of Philadelphia. Gentlemen. The worthy and patriotic writer of the Farmer's letters, have clearly demonstrated, that the liberties of the British colonies in America, have been most cruely violated by th

To the merchants and traders, of the City of Philadelphia. Gentlemen. ...

Positive Photostat. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 143, Folder 1.

The courtiers assembled, on hearing the news of the death of the Rt. Honble. Wm. Beckford

The courtiers assembled, on hearing the news of the death of the Rt. H...

Print shows a group of ministers seated around a table commenting on the news of William Beckford's death. Depicted are Jeremiah Dyson, John Montagu Sandwich, William Murray Mansfield, Sir Fletcher Norton, Augu... More

Sanada no yoichi to matano no gorō

Sanada no yoichi to matano no gorō

Print shows two warriors fighting at night, with Sanata no Yoichi on top of Matana no Gorō, about to strike him with his sword. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo prin... More

Potomack /

Potomack /

Covers the Potomac River (estuary and river), its tributaries, and the Rappahannock River. Also covers "The Northern Neck of Virginia". Title from annotation on verso. Gift; Robert Lee Brown, Woodville, Va.; Oc... More

[Old map of Brooklyn and greater part of King's County, Long Island.

[Old map of Brooklyn and greater part of King's County, Long Island.

Scale ca. 1:82,000. Title from P. L. Phillips' A list of maps of America, p. 175. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Oriented with north to the bottom. Relief shown pictorially. In pencil: No. 32. Includes distance chart... More

Vuë de la place capitale a Quebeck. Prospect des haupt plazes der untern Stadt zu Quebec Vuë de la place capitale dans la Ville basse a Quebec / / gravé par Francois Xav. Habermann.

Vuë de la place capitale a Quebeck. Prospect des haupt plazes der unte...

Print shows street view with soldiers marching, and pedestrians in Québec; an idealized view depicting Québec as a typical European city. Title from item (as characteristic of optical prints, title is printed i... More

Tho. Dilworth, schoolmaster

Tho. Dilworth, schoolmaster

Head and shoulders, facing right; writing. Illus. in: Dilworth, A New Guide to the English Tongue, Phila., 1770. Reference copy may be in Biog. File. Title from item. "Bradford's edition" above portrait. This r... More

... A riddle. There has appeared in this City, a tall man, well made, of a fair complexion, buckram gait, majestick look, but of an unaccountable disdainful countenance ... [AN election squib. signed A White-Oak] [Philadelphia, 1770].

... A riddle. There has appeared in this City, a tall man, well made, ...

Positive Photostat. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 143, Folder 12.