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The Back-Side of a Front Row

The Back-Side of a Front Row

The backs of 5 women and 2 men seated in a row.

Mechios River near the mills A sketch of Mechios mills.

Mechios River near the mills A sketch of Mechios mills.

Prints show the Machias River along the coast of Maine and the mills (under construction) on the river.

The taking of Miss Mud I'land

The taking of Miss Mud I'land

Print shows a female figure as the Mud Island fortress, Fort Mifflin, with two flags on her bonnet, astride a cannon firing on the British warship "Isis"; also show the "Somerset", "Roebuck", "Eagle", and the "... more

The conference between the brothers how to get rich

The conference between the brothers how to get rich

Print shows Admiral Richard Howe and General William Howe seated at a table discussing how to profit from the war in America. The Devil stands between them and answers their question, "... [H]ow shall we get ri... more

Captain James Cook, F.R.S.

Captain James Cook, F.R.S.

James Cook, half- length portrait, facing left.

A view from Paulushook of Horsimus on the Jersey shore and part of York Island

A view from Paulushook of Horsimus on the Jersey shore and part of Yor...

Drawing shows men cutting branches off trees and using stumps for a fence at the edge of a meadow with crops growing on the right, view of the bay in the background, showing the Jersey shore and York Island.

The Sally from Mincing Lane to Little - Hell

The Sally from Mincing Lane to Little - Hell

Political cartoon showing man riding on carriage "annuities" over human skull by marker "5 miles to Epsom"

Don Bernard de Gálvez colonel des armées de Sa Majesté, intandant & gouverneur général par interim de la province de la Louisianne...

Don Bernard de Gálvez colonel des armées de Sa Majesté, intandant & go...

A proclamation offering amnesty to all military deserters who return to duty within four months and fulfill given requirements. Signed: Signé Bernardo de Gálvez. Et plus bas. Par mandement de Sa Seigneurie Ju... more

State of Massachusetts-Bay in the House of representatives. August 31, 1777. Whereas it has been represented, that some of the powder manufactured at the several powder mills in this state, has proved defective; and as there is sufficient quanti

State of Massachusetts-Bay in the House of representatives. August 31,...

Ford 091.; Evans 15435.; On verso: Ford 2091. Evans 15435. 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 Eph... more

A Chart of the harbour of Boston, with the soundings, sailing-marks, and other directions.

A Chart of the harbour of Boston, with the soundings, sailing-marks, a...

Scale ca. 1:28,000. LC copy annotated with "No. 2" to the left of the title; concentric circles, drawn in ink, centered on compass roses; and, a stamp "Engr. Dept. U. States Topl. Bureau." Annotated on verso: B... more

Christmas Sound - Tierra Del Fuego

Christmas Sound - Tierra Del Fuego

Bird's-eye panorama of mountainous inlets; bird in foreground. Double-page engraving by B.T. Pouncy and W. Watts. Drawn from nature by W. Hodges. Illus. in: James Cook, a Voyages towards the South Pole (1777), ... more

A view of Quebec from the south east

A view of Quebec from the south east

Print shows bird's-eye view of the city of Québec, with two ships in the foreground.

Caduta di Niagara / G.M.T. fc. 1777.

Caduta di Niagara / G.M.T. fc. 1777.

Print shows a man standing on a rock in the foreground looking at the falls at Niagara.

Red Banke.
Godaime ichikawa danjūrō

Godaime ichikawa danjūrō

Print shows the actor Ichikawa Danjūrō V, full-length portrait, standing, facing left, with large hat and carrying a paper lantern.

The burthens of plenty / H. (or N.) R. ; J. T. [?].

The burthens of plenty / H. (or N.) R. ; J. T. [?].

"An enormously fat man walks (left to right) towards an eating-house followed by a lean and ragged man bent with the weight of a basket laden with food which he carries on his head and shoulders..." (Source: George)

Chi mi vela é in periglio e chi mi svel / C. Coltellini pinx. ; Gio. Lapi scul.

Chi mi vela é in periglio e chi mi svel / C. Coltellini pinx. ; Gio. L...

Print shows title page illustration, an allegorical scene with naked female figure reclining in pastoral setting with two cherubs, admiring herself in a mirror. Title from item. Illus. in: Atlante dell' America... more

Plan de notre camp à New Brunswick le 12e. juin, notre marche le 14 à Middlebush, la situation du camp le 15e juin, et cette du Genl. Washington à Boundbrook, le poste que le Genl. Sulivan occupoit le 15 dans la nuit pour courir Philadelphia, se postant sur la route de Pennington,

Plan de notre camp à New Brunswick le 12e. juin, notre marche le 14 à ...

Scale ca. 1:65,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor on tracing paper. Relief shown by hachures. On verso: V75. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1273 Available also through the Library of Congress Web... more

The entrance of Havannah, from within the harbour

The entrance of Havannah, from within the harbour

Print shows ship in the foreground in the channel at the entrance to Havana, seen at left behind wall. Title from item. This record contains unverified, old data from Cresswell, 1975. Illus. in: The Atlantic Ne... more

A Sketch of the Battle of German. Tn., 4th. October 1777, where the rebels were repulsed.

A Sketch of the Battle of German. Tn., 4th. October 1777, where the re...

Scale ca. 1:16,200. Relief shown by shading. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Differs from other copies by oval cartouche. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789 1345 Stamped on verso: Montresor. Available ... more