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Journée de Lexington / dessiné et gravé par F. Godefroy de l'Académie Imple. et Rle. de Vienne &c.

Journée de Lexington / dessiné et gravé par F. Godefroy de l'Académie ...

Print shows idealized view of the battle at Lexington, Massachusetts. Title from item. Illus. in: Recueil d'estampes representant les différents événemens de la Guerre qui a procuré l'indépendance aux Etats Uni... More

Tarring and feathering - the reward of the enemies of Ireland / America invent. ; Hibernia fecit.

Tarring and feathering - the reward of the enemies of Ireland / Americ...

Print shows three Irish(?) men and a woman (possibly representing Ireland) are about to tar and feather a man for refusing "to enter into a non-importation and non-consumption agreement." In the background are ... More

The political rat catcher or Jack Renegado's new patent trap's / Annibl Scratch, de.

The political rat catcher or Jack Renegado's new patent trap's / Annib...

"The rat-catchers sits in the doorway of a bare, ramshackle room, on the floor of which are large steel traps and rats, some already caught..." (Source: Stephens) [Collings?] This record contains unverified dat... More

Dédiée a Monsieur Coustard de Massi, Chevalier de l'Ordre Royal et Militaire de St. Louis, Lieutenant de Nosseigneurs les Maréchaux de France. Vue perspective du nouveau batiment de l'hopital des enfants trouvés de cette ville avec la demonstration de l'aerostat élevé dans le jardin de cette maison le 14 juin 1784.

Dédiée a Monsieur Coustard de Massi, Chevalier de l'Ordre Royal et Mil...

Print shows "Le Suffren," the balloon of Anne-Pierre Coustard de Massy and R.P. Mouchet, ascending from Nantes, France. (Source: Le Temps des Ballons, www.perso.wanadoo.fr.)

This map of Kentucke : drawn from actual observations, is inscribed with the most perfect respect, to the honorable congress of the United States of America, and to His Excell'cy George Washington, late commander in chief of their army /

This map of Kentucke : drawn from actual observations, is inscribed wi...

Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Philadelphia. Border hand col. Includes inscriptions. Gift and purchase; Partially funded by J. Thomas Touchton, made in memory of his Kentucky-born grandmother, Ruth E... More

In the background is Admiral Rodney's engagement with Count de Grasse ... / Harrison invt. ; Goldar del. et sc.

In the background is Admiral Rodney's engagement with Count de Grasse ...

Title from item. Caption continues: Washington & Rochambeau's advantage over the English army, shews the injustice, fate & uncertainty of war. The glorious rays from providence over Rodney's fleet bring peace a... More

John Malcom / dessiné et gravé par F. Godefroy de l'Académie Imple. et Rle. de Vienne &c.

John Malcom / dessiné et gravé par F. Godefroy de l'Académie Imple. et...

Print shows John Malcolm, a customs officer, standing in a two-wheeled cart on a street crowded with onlookers as men prepare to tar and feather him. Title from item. Illus. in: Recueil d'estampes representant ... More

For the information of persons transacting business with the bank. the following rules are made known ... Bank, December 1, 1784. [Philadelphia] Printed by Hall and Sellers [1784].

For the information of persons transacting business with the bank. the...

Imprint 3.; Bank rules.; 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; Portfolio 146, Folder 30.

His excy. William Heath, Esqr., major general in the American army

His excy. William Heath, Esqr., major general in the American army

Print shows William Heath, full-length portrait, standing, facing right, wearing military uniform, with military encampment in the background. Title from item. Illus. in: An impartial history of the war in Amer... More

[George Washington] / J. Norman sc.

[George Washington] / J. Norman sc.

Allegorical print shows George Washington, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front; in medallion surrounded by Nature, Genius of Liberty, Fame, and Astrea. Title from item. After Copley portrait ca. 1765. Ill... More

A new pantomine - harlequine

A new pantomine - harlequine

Print shows Charles James Fox and Lord North performing on a stage before an audience including the Prince of Wales with his mistress, Mary Robinson, also, Admiral Keppel, the Earl of Portland, Lord Cavendish, ... More

[Map of Pacific Ocean between the coast of California and Mexico and Japan, Philippines, and the coast of China].

[Map of Pacific Ocean between the coast of California and Mexico and J...

Watermark: PVL [Pieter van Ley] in 1 character. Pen-and-ink. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 15 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text. Printe... More

John Malcom / dessiné et gravé par F. Godefroy.

John Malcom / dessiné et gravé par F. Godefroy.

Depicts event of January 25, 1774 when Boston Commissioner of Customs John Malcom (or Malcomb) was tarred and feathered and hung out his window by an angry mob.

Melpomene

Melpomene

"Mrs. Siddons stands on the stage, her head turned in profile to the left, her left hand outstretched to take a heavy purse which hangs on a pitchfork emerging from clouds..." (Source: George) [Gillray]. This r... More

Attaque de Brimstomhill / dessiné par le Paon peintre de S. a S. Mgr. le Prince de Condé ; gravé par N. Ponce graveur de Mgr. Comte d'Artois.

Attaque de Brimstomhill / dessiné par le Paon peintre de S. a S. Mgr. ...

Print shows the siege of a British fort on Brimstone Hill on St. Kitts by the French. Includes description below title. Title from item. Illus. in: Recueil d'estampes representant les différents événemens de la... More

[Journée de Lexington]

[Journée de Lexington]

Wash drawing (reverse of printed versions) shows idealized view of the battle at Lexington, Massachusetts. Title from printed copy. Illus. in: Recueil d'estampes representant les différents événemens de la Guer... More

Karte des oestlichē oder ehemahligē englischen Amerika nach den Besitzungen und Grænzen nach dem Frieden von 1783.

Karte des oestlichē oder ehemahligē englischen Amerika nach den Besitz...

Scale ca. 1:15,000,000. Hand colored. Shows United States, East and West Florida, and portions of Canada and Louisiana. From the author's Nord-America nach den Friedensschlüssen vom 1783. v. 1. Available also t... More

A new and correct chart of North America from Cape-Cod, to the Havannah;

A new and correct chart of North America from Cape-Cod, to the Havanna...

Scale ca. 1:1,250,000. Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north toward the upper left. LC copy imperfect: Small hole in bottom. Includes notes. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 769 Available also thro... More

Sauvage du NO. de la Louisiane

Sauvage du NO. de la Louisiane

Print shows a Native warrior, full-length portrait, left profile, holding a scalp in left hand and a snake in right hand. Title from item. Illus. in: Atlas universel dressé sur les meilleurs cartes modernes / P... More

Stephan und Joseph, Gebrüder Mongolfier [sic], geb. zu Annonay im Vivarais / DeLaunay, del. ; D. Berger, sculp., 1784.

Stephan und Joseph, Gebrüder Mongolfier [sic], geb. zu Annonay im Viva...

Bust-length double profile portrait of the Montgolfier brothers, French ballonists; after the gold medal designed by Houdon. Quotation from Ovid printed below portrait. Title from item. Tissandier collection.

Be it remembered, that Messrs. Samuel Fowler and Christopher Champlen of Newport, merchants [An insurance agreement to the sum of 800 pounds in merchandise on board the Brigantine Don Galvez, dated Boston January 29, 1784].

Be it remembered, that Messrs. Samuel Fowler and Christopher Champlen ...

Facsimile of a printed agreement filled in in manuscript.; Source unknown 9-18-43.; Stamped on verso: Source Unknown. Sep 18 1943. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsim... More

[American medals] / D. Berger sculp & del.

[American medals] / D. Berger sculp & del.

Print shows the recto and verso of two medals or possibly four separate medals. Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Allgemeines historisches taschenbuch ... / Matthias Christian Sprengel. Berlin : Haude ... More

Matsuchiyama no yukimi

Matsuchiyama no yukimi

Print shows a man and two women standing in the snow outside a shrine, one woman carries an offering. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. ... More

Pennsylvania ss. By the President and the Supreme Executive Council of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Whereas by the report of the wardens of the port of Philadelphia to us made, it appear, that "some evil disposed persons have lately removed

Pennsylvania ss. By the President and the Supreme Executive Council of...

Evans 18688.; Imprint 3.; Proclamation.; On verso: 489. 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; Port... More

Carte générale des treize États-Unis & indépendants de l'Amérique septentrionale pour servir au spectateur américain.

Carte générale des treize États-Unis & indépendants de l'Amérique sept...

Relief shown pictorially. From Joseph Mandrillon's Le spectateur américain. Amsterdam, E. van Harreveldt, 1784. Prime meridians: Ferro and Paris. Includes notes. Fold-lined. Available also through the Library o... More

A new and correct map of North America with the West India Islands. Divided according to the last Treaty of Peace, concluded at Paris the 20th of Jan. 1783. wherein are particularly distinguished the Thirteen Provinces wich [sic] compose the United States of North America.

A new and correct map of North America with the West India Islands. Di...

Scale ca. 1:6,750,000. Hand colored. Prime meridian: Ferro and London. Relief shown pictorially. "N.B. The letters E, F, S, D, Da, annexed to the names of the islands, denote them to belong either to the Englis... More

La physique confond l'ignorance Dedié aux souscripteurs.

La physique confond l'ignorance Dedié aux souscripteurs.

French cartoon shows a woman (Physics personified) whipping the bare bottom of one man (possibly Janinet) while another (possibly Abbé Miollan), walks away pulling up his trousers. In the background, men are in... More

Just imported, and to be sold by Joseph Greenough, Jun., at his cheapshop, a little below the Ferry-Way. Newbury-Port. [Two columns]. [Newburyport:] Printed by John Mycall, 1784.

Just imported, and to be sold by Joseph Greenough, Jun., at his cheaps...

Positive Photostat.; 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; Portfolio 42, Folder 21.

Jonathan Hopkins to Thomas Underwood, January 3, 1784. Receipt for Lottery Tickets.

Jonathan Hopkins to Thomas Underwood, January 3, 1784. Receipt for Lot...

Transcripts, guides, and tools to help you use this collection may be found at http://www.loc.gov/collection/james-madison-papers/about-this-collection/.

William Wynne, R. P. Arden, A. McDonald to Thomas Townshend, Lord Sydney, November 7, 1784, Report of the King's Advocate, Attorney and Solicitor General on the 'Letter of Mr. Martin"

William Wynne, R. P. Arden, A. McDonald to Thomas Townshend, Lord Sydn...

Report of the King's Advocate, Attorney and Solicitor General on the 'Letter of Mr. Martin"

Bowles's new pocket map of North America, divided into it's provinces, colonies, states, &c.

Bowles's new pocket map of North America, divided into it's provinces,...

Scale ca. 1:16,250,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Ferro I. Includes chart showing possessions by Britain, United States, France, Spain, the Dutch, and Denmark. Available also throu... More

Prise de la Dominique / gravé par Godefroy de l'Academie Impl. et Royale de Vienne, &c

Prise de la Dominique / gravé par Godefroy de l'Academie Impl. et Roya...

Battle scene with French soldiers from frigates attacking on English garrison on Dominica, Windward Islands. Engraving by François Godefroy (1743?-1819). Illus. in: Recueil d'estampes representant les différent... More

Segawa

Segawa

Print shows the courtesan Segawa standing next to a hibachi with two young attendants wearing elaborate hair arrangements. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print spe... More

[Allegory: Nature stands ready to strike the lyre, as Liberty presents medal to Washington; Fame blows her trumpet, and Astrea finds a part of the earth where she may fix her residence]

[Allegory: Nature stands ready to strike the lyre, as Liberty presents...

Engraving by John Norman. Illus. in: Boston Magazine, Apr. 1784. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Publ. Ind.; Pres.; Allegory; Liberty; Nature; Fame; Astrea.

Partie méridionale de la Louisiane, avec la Floride, la Caroline et la Virginie,

Partie méridionale de la Louisiane, avec la Floride, la Caroline et la...

Scale ca. 1:2,900,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. "P. II. 48." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1408 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100;... More

The Political Cerberus / W.D.

The Political Cerberus / W.D.

Satire on the attempts of Fox to prevent the issue of money &c., showing dog with heads of Fox, North and Burke and with collar inscribed Coalition, fastened by the padlock of Interest. Etching by William Dent.... More

Prise de Pensacola / dessiné par Lausan. Berteaux, aqua. ; gravé par N. Ponce, graveur de Mgr. Comte d'Artois.

Prise de Pensacola / dessiné par Lausan. Berteaux, aqua. ; gravé par N...

Print shows an explosion at a British magazine during the siege of Pensacola, killing or wounding many British soldiers. In the foreground, Spanish troops, possibly under the command of Bernardo de Gálvez, take... More

Shiokumi

Shiokumi

Print shows two women carrying buckets of salt suspended from shoulder poles. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. From the series: Fūzok... More

Plan of the attack of the Forts Clinton & Montgomery, upon Hudsons River, which were stormed by His Majesty's forces under the command of Sir Henry Clinton, K.B., on the 6th of Octr. 1777.

Plan of the attack of the Forts Clinton & Montgomery, upon Hudsons Riv...

Scale ca. 1:21,250. Hand colored. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Pictorial map. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1196 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a rast... More

Die Einwohner von Boston wersen den englisch-ostindischen Thee ins Meer am 18 December 1773 / D. Chodowiecki del. et sculp.

Die Einwohner von Boston wersen den englisch-ostindischen Thee ins Mee...

Print shows citizens of Boston, disguised as Indians, boarding ships in Boston Harbor and throwing chests of tea overboard, one of twelve scenes depicting the history of the American Revolution. Title from item... More

Expérience du globe aërostatique du MM. les freres Robert au Jardin des Thuileries

Expérience du globe aërostatique du MM. les freres Robert au Jardin de...

Print shows Anne-Jean and Marie-Noël Robert riding in the gondola of a balloon ascending from the Tuileries Garden, Paris, France, September 19, 1784, accompanied by Colin Hulin. (Source: A.G. Renstrom, LC staf... More

A chart of the Antilles, or, Charibbee, or, Caribs Islands, with the Virgin Isles,

A chart of the Antilles, or, Charibbee, or, Caribs Islands, with the V...

Scale ca. 1:1,850,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Prime meridian: London. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1977 Available also through the Library of Congress Web sit... More

Joseph Jones. Summary, Pennsylvania Imports. 1784.

Joseph Jones. Summary, Pennsylvania Imports. 1784.

Transcripts, guides, and tools to help you use this collection may be found at http://www.loc.gov/collection/james-madison-papers/about-this-collection/.

Thomas Jefferson, 1784-89, Note on Land Owned by Count de Langeac
United States Congress, 1784, Connecticut-Pennsylvania Territorial Dispute over Wyoming; New Hampshire, Massachusetts, New York Dispute over Vermont

United States Congress, 1784, Connecticut-Pennsylvania Territorial Dis...

Connecticut-Pennsylvania Territorial Dispute over Wyoming; New Hampshire, Massachusetts, New York Dispute over Vermont

Tomimoto bushi

Tomimoto bushi

Print shows three women and two children on their way to a concert. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. From the series: Ongyoku tegoto ... More

A new and correct map of North America, with the West India Islands. Divided according to the last Treaty of Peace, concluded at Paris the 20th of Jan. 1783 wherein are particularly distinguished the Thirteen Provinces wich [sic] compose the United States of North America.

A new and correct map of North America, with the West India Islands. D...

Scale ca. 1:6,750,000. Hand colored. Prime meridian: Ferro and London. Relief shown pictorially. "N.B. The letters E, F, S, D, Da, annexed to the names of the islands, denote them to belong either to the Englis... More

Experience aërostatique faite à Lyon; d'un ballon de cent pieds de diamètre le 10 [i.e. 19] janvier 1784, à midi 48 min[u]tes

Experience aërostatique faite à Lyon; d'un ballon de cent pieds de dia...

Print shows the balloon, "Le Flesselles" ascending over Lyon, France, on January 19, 1784, carrying seven passengers including Joseph Montgolfier and Jean François Pilâtre de Rozier. (Source: A.G. Renstrom, LC ... More

A Sunday ordinary at Highgate

A Sunday ordinary at Highgate

"Men and women seated on benches on each side of a dinner-table..." (Source: George) The Wit's Magazine, i. 361. Illustration to an article, with the same title, p. 368. This record contains unverified data fro... More

A view of the several flags which the following nations bear at sea ...

A view of the several flags which the following nations bear at sea .....

Print shows twenty flags of the major world powers. Illus. in: Bailey's Pocket Almanack for 1785 (Phila. 1784). Reference copy may be in LOT 4703. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Ca... More

This map of Kentucke, drawn from actual observations, is inscribed with the most perfect respect, to the Honorable the Congress of the United States of America; and to His Excellcy. George Washington, late Commander in Chief of their Army.

This map of Kentucke, drawn from actual observations, is inscribed wit...

Scale 1:633,600; 10 miles to an in. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Philadelphia. Includes inscriptions. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 792 Available also through the Library of Co... More

Reddition de l'armée du Lord Cornwalis / dessiné par le Barbier peintre du roi ; gravé par Godefroy de l'Academie Imple. et Royale de Vienne &c.

Reddition de l'armée du Lord Cornwalis / dessiné par le Barbier peintr...

Print shows the surrender of the British Army at Yorktown on October 19th 1781, with Comte de Rochambeau directing British General Charles O'Hara to present Cornwallis's sword to General George Washington; incl... More

Carte des Etats-Unis de l'Amerique suivant le Traité de Paix de 1783.

Carte des Etats-Unis de l'Amerique suivant le Traité de Paix de 1783.

Scale ca. 1:4,750,000. Hand colored. Prime meridian: Ferro. Relief shown pictorially. Includes text in margin "Principaux evenemens militaires entre les Americans et les Anglois" and inset "Supplément a la Flor... More

All on fire, or the doctors disappointed, a view taken in Lord Foleys Garden, Sep. 29, 1784

All on fire, or the doctors disappointed, a view taken in Lord Foleys ...

Print shows second trial by Dr. John Sheldon, anatomist, to launch a balloon at Lord Foley's grounds in Portland Place, London, which resulted in the balloon's destruction by fire (Source: L.T.C. Rolt, The Aero... More

Suprise de St. Eustace / dessiné par P.C. Marillier ; gravé par N. Ponce, graveur de Mgr. le Comte d'Artois.

Suprise de St. Eustace / dessiné par P.C. Marillier ; gravé par N. Pon...

Print shows a surprise attack by the French, under the command of the Marquis de Bouillé, against the British on Sint Eustatius; includes description. Title from item. Illus. in: Recueil d'estampes representant... More

United States Congress, March 1, 1784, Printed Resolution on Western Territory Government; with Notations by Thomas Jefferson

United States Congress, March 1, 1784, Printed Resolution on Western T...

Printed Resolution on Western Territory Government; with Notations by Thomas Jefferson

Sarratoga [sic] / dessiné par Fauvel ; gravé par F. Godefroy de l'Academie Impériale et Royale de Vienne &c.

Sarratoga [sic] / dessiné par Fauvel ; gravé par F. Godefroy de l'Acad...

Print shows the surrender of General Burgoyne at Saratoga, October 17, 1777; includes text. Title from item. Illus. in: Recueil d'estampes representant les différents événemens de la Guerre qui a procuré l'indé... More

To the real patriots and supporters of American independence [On the surrender of Chevalier Longchamps to the Court of France] [Signed] An independent patriot. [Philadelphia 1784].

To the real patriots and supporters of American independence [On the s...

Evans 18182.; Imprint 3. 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 146, Folder 27.

Landung einer Französischen Hülfs-Armee in America, zu Rhode Island, am 11ten Julius 1780 / D. Chodowiecki del. et sculp.

Landung einer Französischen Hülfs-Armee in America, zu Rhode Island, a...

Print shows the disembarkation of French troops, under the command of Comte de Rochambeau, at Newport, Rhode Island, one of twelve scenes depicting the history of the American Revolution. Title from item. S. 13... More

George Abbott Hall, December 31, 1784, Table of Imports and Exports from Charleston, South Carolina, 1757 to 1763

George Abbott Hall, December 31, 1784, Table of Imports and Exports fr...

Table of Imports and Exports from Charleston, South Carolina, 1757 to 1763

Frontispiece [Fox, Burke, and North, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right, in oval]

Frontispiece [Fox, Burke, and North, head-and-shoulders portrait, faci...

Title from item. Illus. in: The beauties of Fox, North, and Burke, selected from their speeches, from the passing of the Quebec act, in the year 1774, down to the present time ... / Charles James Fox. London : ... More

L'ignorance prouvée. Ou les evénements de la journée du 11 juillet 1784 au Luxembourg

L'ignorance prouvée. Ou les evénements de la journée du 11 juillet 178...

French cartoon ridicules the attempt of Abbé Miollan and Janinet to ascend in a hot air balloon by showing the balloon on fire and billowing smoke while being inflated on July 11, 1784 at the Luxembourg gardens... More

Bowles's new and accurate map of North America and the West Indies, exhibiting the extent and boundaries of the United States, the British dominions, and territories possessed in that quarter by the Spaniards, the French, and other European powers. The whole compiled and laid down from the best authorities, regulated and divided according to the Preliminary Articles of Peace signed at Versailles 20th. Jany. 1783.

Bowles's new and accurate map of North America and the West Indies, ex...

Scale ca. 1:5,400,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: London and Ferro. Includes inset "Environs of Baffin's and Hudson's bays being a supplement to the map of North America" and chart ... More

Bowles's new pocket map of the United States of America; the British possessions of Canada, Nova Scotia, and Newfoundland with the French and Spanish territories of Louisiana and Florida as settled by the preliminary articles of peace, signed at Versailles the 20th. Jany. 1783.

Bowles's new pocket map of the United States of America; the British p...

Scale ca. 1:6,250,000. Cover title: United States of America. Hand colored. Prime meridian: Ferro and London. Relief shown pictorially. LC copy sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. Inset: Article III. LC Map... More

Descripsión de la costa de la Luciana y entrada en el Río de Micisipi con sus zonds. y baxos, nuebamte. correjido y enmendo por los pilos. de la Armada, el año 1769.

Descripsión de la costa de la Luciana y entrada en el Río de Micisipi ...

Scale ca. 1:1,330,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Watermarks: IV; and, left half of fleur-de-lis (?). Depths shown by soundings. Annotated in ink on verso prior to mounting on cloth backing: 69. Sh... More

[Lady MacBeth] [Act, 5th--'One, two; why then 'tis time to do't / / painted by H. Fuseli ; engrved by J.R. Smith].

[Lady MacBeth] [Act, 5th--'One, two; why then 'tis time to do't / / pa...

Lady MacBeth walking in her sleep, full-length view, carrying candle; a man and a woman observe from a bench on the right in the background.

Major André, von drey Americanern angehalten zu Tarrytown am 23ten Septembr 1780 / D. Chodowiecki inv. et del. ; D. Berger sculpsit 1784.

Major André, von drey Americanern angehalten zu Tarrytown am 23ten Sep...

Print shows Major John André being taken into custody by three men, John Paulding, Isaac Van Wart, and David Williams, near Tarrytown, New York, one of twelve scenes depicting the history of the American Revolu... More

The discomfited duellists / Collings, del. ; Blake, sculp.

The discomfited duellists / Collings, del. ; Blake, sculp.

"The interior of a coffee-house. Two young men in regimentals stand near the fireplace (left); one, whose broken sword lies on the ground, is being threatened with a hot poker held to his nose by a man in ridin... More

Thomas Jefferson, 1784-89, Inventory of Toiletry Items, Writing Implements, Chemicals, and Tools

Thomas Jefferson, 1784-89, Inventory of Toiletry Items, Writing Implem...

Inventory of Toiletry Items, Writing Implements, Chemicals, and Tools

[Surrender at Saratoga]

[Surrender at Saratoga]

Wash drawing (reverse of printed versions) shows idealized view of the surrender of General Burgoyne at Saratoga, October 17, 1777. Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Recueil d'estampes representant les... More

Die Americaner machen das Corps des General Bourgoyne zu Gefangnen, bey Saratoga, am 16ten Octobr 1777 / D. Chodowiecki inv. et del. ; D. Berger sculpsit 1784.

Die Americaner machen das Corps des General Bourgoyne zu Gefangnen, be...

Print shows British troops laying down their arms at the surrender at Saratoga, one of twelve scenes depicting the history of the American Revolution. Title from item. S. ii9. [Plate] 7. Published in: The Ameri... More

Carte des États-Unis d'Amérique, et du cours du Mississipi; rédigée d'après différentes cartes et relations anglaises, et les opérations de la dernière guerre: avec les nouvelles limites générales fixées par les articles préliminaries de paix, signés tant à Paris qu'à Versailles, le 30 9bre., 1782 et le 20 janr. 1783, et confirmées par le traité définitif du 3 7bre. 1783.

Carte des États-Unis d'Amérique, et du cours du Mississipi; rédigée d'...

Scale ca. 1:3,600,000. Relief shown pictorially. Hand colored. Prime meridians: Paris and Ferro. LC copy annotated by the author in 1787 to reflect new boundaries. Includes notes and "Tableau (par approximation... More

Partie occidentale du Canada et septentrionale de la Louisiane avec une partie de la Pensilvanie,

Partie occidentale du Canada et septentrionale de la Louisiane avec un...

Scale ca. 1:3,000,000. Hand colored. "Longitude occidentale du prémier méridien." Relief shown pictorially. "P. II. 46." Watermark: Y. From P. Santini's Atlas universel. 1776 [i.e. 1784] Available also through ... More

Vincent Lunardi, Esqr., his dog & his cat

Vincent Lunardi, Esqr., his dog & his cat

Half-length portrait of Italian balloonist Vincent Lunardi, shown with his pets and tribute verse below the image. Mounted with separate sheet "First ae̋rial voyage in England" and possibly Lunardi's signature.... More

Die Hessen, vom General Washington am 25ten Dec. 1776, zu Trenton überfallen, werden als Kriegsgefangne in Philadelphia eingebracht / D. Chodowiecki del. et sculp.

Die Hessen, vom General Washington am 25ten Dec. 1776, zu Trenton über...

Print shows Hessian soldiers captured during the battle at Trenton enroute to Philadelphia, one of twelve scenes depicting the history of the American Revolution. Title from item. S. iii. [Plate] 6. Published i... More

Prise de l'isle de la Grenade / dessiné par le Paon peintre de S.A.S. Mgr. le Prince de Condé ; gravé par Godefroy de l'Académie Impèriale et Royale de Vienne &c.

Prise de l'isle de la Grenade / dessiné par le Paon peintre de S.A.S. ...

Print shows the victorious French troops in the British battery on Grenada. Includes description below title. Title from item. Illus. in: Recueil d'estampes representant les différents événemens de la Guerre qu... More

A journey to Malmsbury

A journey to Malmsbury

"Fox sits in a small two-wheeled cart drawn by an ass, which is led (right to left) by a man with a whip over his shoulder..." (Source: George) [J. Barrow?] This record contains unverified data from George. Cat... More

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