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Plano del Rio Uruguay desde Yapeyu hasta la Estancia de Sn. Gregorio /

Plano del Rio Uruguay desde Yapeyu hasta la Estancia de Sn. Gregorio /

Pen-and-ink and watercolor. In upper margin: No. 7o. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 117 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault

[Surrender of Cornwallis at Yorktown]

[Surrender of Cornwallis at Yorktown]

Wash drawing (reverse of printed versions) shows the surrender of Lord Cornwallis at Yorktown, Virginia.

The man of the people, the foot-ball of the people

The man of the people, the foot-ball of the people

"Fox, in the air, is kicked as a football between two groups of three men; from each coat-pocket falls a bunch of grapes..." (Source: George)

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

[Prise de Pensacola]

[Prise de Pensacola]

Wash drawing (reverse of printed versions) 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 th... more

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

Thomas Jefferson, 1784-89, Calling Card as Minister to France; in French
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

Das erste Bürger Blut, zu Gründung der Americanischen Freyheit, vergossen bey Lexington am 19ten April 1775 / D. Chodowiecki inv. et del. ; D. Berger sculpsit 1784.

Das erste Bürger Blut, zu Gründung der Americanischen Freyheit, vergos...

Print shows British troops firing into mass of American militiamen at the battle of Lexington, one of twelve scenes depicting the history of the American Revolution.

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

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

An alarm to the Freemen and electors of Pennsylvania. Friends and countrymen. The day is now approaching on which you are to determine whether Pennsylvania shall enjoy a free and just government or be ruled by the arbitrary wills of a few men wh

An alarm to the Freemen and electors of Pennsylvania. Friends and coun...

Evans 18321.; Imprint 2. 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 29.

Plano de Puerto Cavello situado en la costa de Caracas en la lattd. de 10 gs. 26 ms. norte y en la longd. de 308 gs. 37 ms. segn. el merido. de Tenerife.

Plano de Puerto Cavello situado en la costa de Caracas en la lattd. de...

Shows coast of Venezuela in the region of Puerto Cabello. Date based on other similar Maggs collection maps. Depths shown by soundings. Prime meridian: Tenerife. Pen-and-ink and red ink. Mounted on cloth backin... more

Die Americaner machen den Lord Cornwallis mit seiner Armee zu Gefangnen, bey Yorktown den 19ten Octobr 1781 / D. Chodowiecki inv. et del. ; D. Berger sculpsit 1784.

Die Americaner machen den Lord Cornwallis mit seiner Armee zu Gefangne...

Print shows British troops handing over their weapons to the Americans at the surrender at Yorktown, one of twelve scenes depicting the history of the American Revolution.

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.

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)

The platonic lovers / Designed by Fashion ; Execd. by Folly ; W.D. [Dent].

The platonic lovers / Designed by Fashion ; Execd. by Folly ; W.D. [De...

"Lord Derby left and Miss Farren right sit facing each other in profile, their heads close together, both smiling..." (Source: George) This record contains unverified data from George. Catalogue of Political an... 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.)

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

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. LC copy annotated in black ink. Includes chart showing possessions by Britain, United States, France, Spain, the Dutch, a... 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

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/.

Fox's martyrs or The patriots in limbo

Fox's martyrs or The patriots in limbo

Print shows Charles James Fox's martyrs during the American Revolution. On the right, Frederick, Lord North, hangs from a devil's pitchfork and wears a large stone labeled "American War" from his neck. In the c... more

1. General Washington 2. General Gates 3. Dr. Franklin 4. Präsid Laurens 5. Paul Jones / D. Berger sculp. 1784.

1. General Washington 2. General Gates 3. Dr. Franklin 4. Präsid Laure...

Print shows head-and-shoulders portraits of George Washington and Horatio Gates in right profile, Benjamin Franklin facing left, and Henry Laurens and John Paul Jones facing right. Title from item. Illus. in: A... 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

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

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

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

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

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

Coalition arms / JN: 1784.

Coalition arms / JN: 1784.

Print shows Lord North and Charles James Fox standing with a large escutcheon between them which rests on the back of George III. North is holding a flag in his right hand inscribed "Coalition" with two demons ... 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

Portrait d'après nature de quatre phisiciens celebres volants sans ballon

Portrait d'après nature de quatre phisiciens celebres volants sans bal...

French cartoon shows Abbé Miollan as a cat and Janinet with bag of money(?) over his shoulder beating a hasty retreat after the failure of their balloon ascension attempt on July 11, 1784 enraged the crowd of s... more

1. General Washington's reitende leibgarde 2. die independent company, chef general Washington / D. Chodowiecki id ; D. Berger sc.

1. General Washington's reitende leibgarde 2. die independent company,...

Print shows German versions of a member of the Commander-in-Chief's Guard and a company soldier under Washington's command, full-length, standing, facing each other, wearing military uniform.

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

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

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

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

This ticket will admit one person into the [...] on the day of Mr. Lunardi's ascension, price three shillings

This ticket will admit one person into the [...] on the day of Mr. Lun...

Admission ticket to one of Vincent Lunardi early balloon ascensions, probably from London, England. Includes a picture of a balloon. Title from item. Tissandier collection.

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.

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.

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

A certain Dutchess kissing old Swelter-in-Grease the butcher for his vote / R. Lyford, sculp.

A certain Dutchess kissing old Swelter-in-Grease the butcher for his v...

"The Duchess of Devonshire in riding-dress kisses a butcher, her right hand on his shoulder, a riding-whip in her left hand..." (Source: George) This record contains unverified data from George. Catalogue of Po... more

Major general Warren / J. Norman sc.

Major general Warren / J. Norman sc.

Print shows Joseph Warren, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front; in medallion. Title from item. After Copley portrait ca. 1765. Illus. in: The Boston magazine. Boston, Mass. : Norman & White, 1784 April, o... more

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

Nouvelle forme de globe aërostatique. Au centre duquel est adapté pour point d'apui une machine aussi simple que facile à manœuvrer, pour avancer et se diriger dans les airs / / composé, dessiné, et gravé par le Sr. Mathieu, mecanitien.

Nouvelle forme de globe aërostatique. Au centre duquel est adapté pour...

Design drawing shows front and side elevations and plan of balloon with devices designed to facilitate navigation and maneuverability while in the air. Title from item. Tissandier collection.

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

James Madison to Thomas Jefferson, April 25, 1784. Extract.

James Madison to Thomas Jefferson, April 25, 1784. Extract.

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/.

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.

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

The English balloon and appendages in which Mr. Lunardi ascended into the atmosphere from the artillery ground, Sepr. 15, 1784

The English balloon and appendages in which Mr. Lunardi ascended into ...

Print shows the ascent of Vincent Lunardi from the Moorfields Artillery Grounds, London, September 15, 1784; Lunardi's first ascent and the first balloon ascent in England. He experimented with oars for navigat... more

Dr. Franklin erhält, als Gesandter des Americanischen FreyStaats, seine erste Audienz in Frankreich, zu Versailles, am 20ten Märtz 1778 / D. Chodowiecki del. et sculp.

Dr. Franklin erhält, als Gesandter des Americanischen FreyStaats, sein...

Print shows Benjamin Franklin at the French court in Versailles, one of twelve scenes depicting the history of the American Revolution.

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

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

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 at Yorktown, with Rochambeau directing General Charles O'Hara to present his sword to General George Washington; includes text.

Siege du Fort S. Philippe / dessiné par le Paon peintre de S.A.S. Mgr. le Prince de Conde ; gravé par Godefroy de l'Académie Impèriale et Royale de Vienne &c.

Siege du Fort S. Philippe / dessiné par le Paon peintre de S.A.S. Mgr....

Print shows the bombardment of the fort St. Philip's Castle on the island of Minorca during the siege of the fort by French and Spanish forces; Lt. General Duc de Crillon, on horseback, watches from near an art... more

Dr. Franklin - cœlis eripuit fulmen sceptrumque tyrannis / J. Norman sc.

Dr. Franklin - cœlis eripuit fulmen sceptrumque tyrannis / J. Norman s...

Print shows Benjamin Franklin, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right, wearing fur cap and spectacles.

Ende der Feindseeligkeiten. Die Engländer räumen den Americanern Neu-Yorck ein 1783 / D. Chodowiecki del. et sculp.

Ende der Feindseeligkeiten. Die Engländer räumen den Americanern Neu-Y...

Print shows soldiers, a man and a woman, and a Native family standing in the street during the evacuation of the British in New York, one of twelve scenes depicting the history of the American Revolution.

[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.

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

[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.

Revd. Samuel Cooper D.D. / J. Norman sc.

Revd. Samuel Cooper D.D. / J. Norman sc.

Samuel Cooper, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly left, wearing clerical robes. Illus. in: The Boston magazine. Boston, Mass. : Norman & White, 1784 March, opp. p. 191. Published in: The American Revo... 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

Coffin lids found at Bangor / Murray sculpt.

Coffin lids found at Bangor / Murray sculpt.

Four stone coffin lids engraved with coats of arms and a stone cross. Illus. in: A tour in Wales ... / [Thomas Pennant] London : B. White, 1784, pl. 18, opp. p. 233.

[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

A side box at the opera

A side box at the opera

"Mrs. Hobart sits stiffly in an opera-box in profile to the left..." (Source: George)