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The upper reaches of Frost Bank Tower, a prominent Austin, Texas, skyscraper

The upper reaches of Frost Bank Tower, a prominent Austin, Texas, skys...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The 33-story building was developed by Cousins Properties from November 2001 to December 2003. It was the first high- rise building t... more

Steam locomotives in the roundhouse of the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Scenic Railroad in Durango, Colorado

Steam locomotives in the roundhouse of the Durango & Silverton Narrow ...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: Gates Frontiers Fund Colorado Collection within the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photograp... more

Stained glass in Neiman Marcus store, San Francisco, California

Stained glass in Neiman Marcus store, San Francisco, California

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. This stain glass in Neiman Marcus on Union Square, was once in The City of Paris store. The architectural centerpiece of the building is the original rotu... more

Sculpture "Eagle; Justice Above All Else" at Jacob K. Javitz Federal Building, New York, New York

Sculpture "Eagle; Justice Above All Else" at Jacob K. Javitz Federal B...

Artist: Theodore Roszak, 1970. Bronze. Photographed as part of an assignment for the General Services Administration. Title information, date, and subject note provided by the photographer. Credit line: Photogr... more

[Holstengate, Lubeck, Germany]

[Holstengate, Lubeck, Germany]

Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., catalogue J foreign section. Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Photographic Company, 1905. Print no. "1879". Forms part of: Views of Germany in the Photochrom print collection.

Neon sign at the Horseshoe Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada

Neon sign at the Horseshoe Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... more

[Da Mulla Palace, Venice, Italy]

[Da Mulla Palace, Venice, Italy]

Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., Catalogue J foreign section, Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Publishing Company, 1905. Print no. "6997". More information about the Photochrom Print Collection is available at ht... more

Irving Trust Bldg., 1 Wall St.

Irving Trust Bldg., 1 Wall St.

JO8624 U.S. Copyright Office. No. C 20599. Copyright by Irving Underhill, Inc., N.Y.C.

Historic Electric City sign, restored in 2008, shines again. Scranton, Pennsylvania

Historic Electric City sign, restored in 2008, shines again. Scranton,...

Title, date, and subjects provided by the photographer. Credit line: Carol M. Highsmith's America, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Gift and purchase ; Carol M. Highsmith; 2009; (DLC/PP-201... more

[Central Dome, Paris Exposition, 1889]

[Central Dome, Paris Exposition, 1889]

Originals in PR12, LOT 6634.

[Central Dome, Paris Exposition, 1889]

[Central Dome, Paris Exposition, 1889]

Originals in PR12, LOT 6634.

Dodge Brothers Motor Car Company Plant, Between Joseph Campau & Conant Avenues, Hamtramck, Wayne County, MI

Dodge Brothers Motor Car Company Plant, Between Joseph Campau & Conant...

Significance: It served as the major manufacturing and assembly plant for the Dodge automobile and is the last large reinforced concrete automobile plant left in the Detroit area. The Dodge factory led to the ... more

Dodge Brothers Motor Car Company Plant, Between Joseph Campau & Conant Avenues, Hamtramck, Wayne County, MI

Dodge Brothers Motor Car Company Plant, Between Joseph Campau & Conant...

Significance: It served as the major manufacturing and assembly plant for the Dodge automobile and is the last large reinforced concrete automobile plant left in the Detroit area. The Dodge factory led to the ... more

Dodge Brothers Motor Car Company Plant, Between Joseph Campau & Conant Avenues, Hamtramck, Wayne County, MI

Dodge Brothers Motor Car Company Plant, Between Joseph Campau & Conant...

Significance: It served as the major manufacturing and assembly plant for the Dodge automobile and is the last large reinforced concrete automobile plant left in the Detroit area. The Dodge factory led to the ... more

Dodge Brothers Motor Car Company Plant, Between Joseph Campau & Conant Avenues, Hamtramck, Wayne County, MI

Dodge Brothers Motor Car Company Plant, Between Joseph Campau & Conant...

Significance: It served as the major manufacturing and assembly plant for the Dodge automobile and is the last large reinforced concrete automobile plant left in the Detroit area. The Dodge factory led to the ... more

[Architectural elements, floor plan, and elevation from handbook on classical architecture]

[Architectural elements, floor plan, and elevation from handbook on cl...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: De architectura / Vitruvius Pollio ; tr. & ed. by Cesare Cesariano. [Como : Impressa p G. de Pōte, a la spese e instantia del magnifico d. A. Gallo e del nobile d. A. ... more

[Milan Cathedral, plan, elevation, and architectural elements from handbook on classical architecture]

[Milan Cathedral, plan, elevation, and architectural elements from han...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: De architectura / Vitruvius Pollio ; tr. & ed. by Cesare Cesariano. [Como : Impressa p G. de Pōte, a la spese e instantia del magnifico d. A. Gallo e del nobile d. A. ... more

[Ornate title page illustration for I qvattro libri dell'architettvra by Andrea Palladio]

[Ornate title page illustration for I qvattro libri dell'architettvra ...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: I qvattro libri dell'architettvra, ... / Andrea Palladio. Venetia : D. de' Franceschi, 1570, title page. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Weste... more

[Floor plan and elevation of a classical style house]

[Floor plan and elevation of a classical style house]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: I qvattro libri dell'architettvra, ... / Andrea Palladio. Venetia : D. de' Franceschi, 1570. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western technolog... more

Le Chateau Neuf de Meudon

Le Chateau Neuf de Meudon

Large walled garden with central fountain; large chateau in background. Illus. in: Perelle, Adam. Veues des belles maisons de France. Paris, 16 , p. 100. Reference copy may be in SSF - Gardens. This record cont... more

[Street scene in İzmir, Turkey]

[Street scene in İzmir, Turkey]

Illus. in: Thesaurus exoticurum / Everhardo Gvernero Happelio. Hamburg : T. von Wiering ..., 1688, section 2, p. 205.

[Title page and page opposite inscribed by John Evelyn to Sir Christopher Wren, of John Evelyn's Acetaria, a Discourse of Sallets. 1699]

[Title page and page opposite inscribed by John Evelyn to Sir Christop...

Illus. in: John Evelyn's Acetaria, a Discourse of Sallets. London, 1699, title page and page opposite. Reference copy may be in LCQJ, Spring 1981, p. 93. This record contains unverified, old data from caption c... more

Le Preston. V / A. Canal. f.

Le Preston. V / A. Canal. f.

Print shows pedestrians on the walkway of the waterfront with the canal on the right and buildings and a bridge on the left. Title from item. Constable, no. 14 Forms part of: George Lothrop Bradley collection (... more

Thomas Jefferson, no date, Calculations on Architecture and Timber
[Engraving from Diderot, Encyclopédie, v. 1, pl. 194, Architecture Maconnerie. Masonry arch.]

[Engraving from Diderot, Encyclopédie, v. 1, pl. 194, Architecture Mac...

Illus. in: Diderot. Encyclopédie, ou, Dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers, v. 1, pl. 194. Livourne, 1770-1775. Reference copy may be in LOT 4434B. This record contains unverified, old da... more

[Title page, with no illus., for Abraham Swan's, The British architect]

[Title page, with no illus., for Abraham Swan's, The British architect...

Illus. in: Abraham Swan, The British architect: or, The builder's treasury of staircases. Philadelphia, Printed for R. Bell by J. Norman, 1775, title page. No file print. This record contains unverified, old da... more

[Emblematical female figures engaged in the arts of painting, sculpture, architecture, and music]

[Emblematical female figures engaged in the arts of painting, sculptur...

Illus. in: Iconography; or a collection of Emblematical Figures, by George Richardson, 1779, four engravings (figs. 137-140). Ref. copy may be in SSF (Gr). On print: Published as the Act Directs Decr. 1777. Thi... more

Architectural drawing of a church ("St. Stephen's Walbrook"), London, England. Floor plan

Architectural drawing of a church ("St. Stephen's Walbrook"), London, ...

Measured drawing showing church, organ loft, porch, chancel, and dome as plans. UNIT title devised. Address and date from C. Place's Charles Bulfinch, 1925. Drawing not signed; attribution based on provenance a... more

View of the federal ediface in New York

View of the federal ediface in New York

Print shows exterior view of Federal Hall, designated the site of the federal government in 1788, New York City, New York. Title from item. Illus. in: The Columbian magazine, or, Monthly miscellany. Philadelphi... more

View of the court house in Salem Massachusetts / W. Gray, del. ; engraved by S. Hill.

View of the court house in Salem Massachusetts / W. Gray, del. ; engra...

Title from item. Illus. in: The Massachusetts magazine, or, Monthly museum of knowledge and rational entertainment. Boston, Mass. : Isaiah Thomas and Ebenezer T. Andrews, vol. II, no. III, 1790 (March), frontis... more

A Birmingham toast, as given on the 14th of July by the--revolution society

A Birmingham toast, as given on the 14th of July by the--revolution so...

Print shows Charles James Fox seated at center of a table and raising his glass, "My Soul & Body, both, upon the Toast," to a toast offered by Joseph Priestley, who stands at left holding up an overflowing chal... more

Plan & elevation of the Tontine Crescent now erecting in Boston / S. Hill, sc.

Plan & elevation of the Tontine Crescent now erecting in Boston / S. H...

Architect Charles Bulfinch. Illus. in: Massachusetts magazine, v. 6 (Feb. 1794), p. facing p. 65.

[Front facade and floor plan for 18th century building]

[Front facade and floor plan for 18th century building]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: The country builder's assistant : containing a collection of new designs of carpentry and architecture ... / by Asher Benjamin. Printed at Greenfield, Massachusetts : ... more

Washington in 1800

Washington in 1800

Photo shows a black-and-white engraving published in 1834 to portray Washington, D.C. and the west front of the U.S. Capitol grounds as they were in 1800. Includes the west end of the west grounds and Pennsylv... more

Architectural drawing for a frame ("looking glass frame for President's house") for Dolley Madison, 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C.

Architectural drawing for a frame ("looking glass frame for President'...

Working drawing showing looking glass frame and mantel in Blue Room as elevation; rendering. UNIT title devised. Client's name from The Architectural drawings of Benjamin Henry Latrobe, 1994. Inscriptions on re... more

Architectural drawing for a house for John Markoe, near 9th Street and Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Architectural drawing for a house for John Markoe, near 9th Street and...

Working drawing showing vestibule doors, moldings, and hardware as plans, elevations, sections, and details; rendering. UNIT title devised. City, building name, and client's first name from O'Gorman's Drawing t... more

General rules from Kirby's perspective of architecture [text]

General rules from Kirby's perspective of architecture [text]

In album: "Principles of Perspective". Album not signed; attribution based on inscription inside cover "Indentified as belonging to Charles Bulfinch, & in his handwriting. Ellen L. Bulfinch, Nov. 13, 1894." Fro... more

General rules from Kirby's perspective of architecture

General rules from Kirby's perspective of architecture

In album: "Principles of Perspective". Album not signed; attribution based on inscription inside cover "Indentified as belonging to Charles Bulfinch, & in his handwriting. Ellen L. Bulfinch, Nov. 13, 1894." Fro... more

Album lithographique Vauzelle del

Album lithographique Vauzelle del

Print shows gothic architecture, possibly of a church with an opening at center that frames a landscape scene with a large stone slab labeled "Album Lithographique" that may have formed the side of the building... more

Athens /

Athens /

Shows extant and presumed antiquities (buildings, theaters, tombs, walls, etc.) of central Athens as in 1832. Relief shown by hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.... more

[U.S. custom house, Boston, Massachusetts. Elevation]

[U.S. custom house, Boston, Massachusetts. Elevation]

Title devised by Library staff. Inscribed in pencil: "Boston Custom House" and "I. [sic] B. Young Archt." Blind stamp: Geo. W. Rapp, architect & sup., Cincinnati, Ohio. Stamp: B9. Gift ; American Institute of A... more

New York merchants' exchange William C. Kramp, architect and lithographer

New York merchants' exchange William C. Kramp, architect and lithograp...

52 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Printed on lower left: I. Rogers, architect. Inscribed in ink: 52. District Court of the Southern District of New York. Printed on building at lower right: Benedict, B... more

Avanzi di una sala termale nella villa di Cicerone a Mola di Gaeta Rossini Ar. dis dal vero ed inc

Avanzi di una sala termale nella villa di Cicerone a Mola di Gaeta Ros...

Illustration shows tourists visiting the ruins of Cicero's villa in Formia, Italy, formerly known as Mola di Gaeta. Title from item. Illus. in: Viaggio pittoresco da Roma a Napoli : colle principali vedute di a... more

Crypt of the Holy Sepulchre Jerusalem

Crypt of the Holy Sepulchre Jerusalem

[Shows the Chapel of St. Helena] Illus. in: The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt and Nubia / from drawings made on the spot by David Roberts ... ; lithographed by Louis Haghe. London : F.G. Moon, 1842-18... more

Sailor's home No. 190 Cherry St. between Market & Pike streets -- Erected by the American Seamens Friend Society engraver, Tompson, 169 Williams St. ; P.L. Clover, Jr., delt

Sailor's home No. 190 Cherry St. between Market & Pike streets -- Erec...

Print shows man standing next to flagpole on rooftop of the Sailors Home; lumbar yard next door to building. Handwritten along right side of print: Deposited in the Clerk's office of the Southern District of Ne... more

Polk's dream

Polk's dream

Here Clay is critical of James K. Polk's public advocacy of the 54.40 parallel as the northern boundary of American territory in Oregon. The cartoon also alludes to widespread uncertainty as to the course the ... more

Modern mansion, showing the arabesque architecture of Cairo / David Roberts, R.A.

Modern mansion, showing the arabesque architecture of Cairo / David Ro...

Illus. in: Egypt & Nubia / from drawings made on the spot by David Roberts ... ; lithographed by Louis Haghe. London : F.G. Moon, 1846-1849, v. 3, p. 32.

[Hotel for Azariah Fuller, (Kirkwood House), Pennsylvania Avenue and 12th Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. Principal floor plan]

[Hotel for Azariah Fuller, (Kirkwood House), Pennsylvania Avenue and 1...

Inscriptions on recto: Principal floor ; John Haviland Architect Philadelphia. 1847 ; Saloon ; Balconey ; Ladies dressing room ; Gent's dressing room ; Ladies stair-case ; Gentlemen's stair-case ; Piazza ; Ladi... more

[Exterior view of stone church with 'stick style' bell tower] / Richard M. Upjohn, Architect.

[Exterior view of stone church with 'stick style' bell tower] / Richar...

Exhibit loan 4105-L. Identified as All Saints Memorial Church, Navesink, N.J., built 1863-64. (Source: C.M. Greiff, 2007).

Houses of Parliament / Pearson sc.

Houses of Parliament / Pearson sc.

Print shows Palace of Westminster, meeting place of the House of Commons and the House of Lords, on the banks of the Thames River. Title from item. In album: [Album of ephemera and Civil War era photographs; ph... more

Micklegate Bar, York

Micklegate Bar, York

Title from item.

View of west end of building

View of west end of building

Photograph shows exterior view of Crystal Palace building. Salted paper photoprint by Claude-Marie Ferrier or Hugh Owen. Illus. in: Reports by the Juries, London, Spicer Brothers, 1852, v. 2 frontis.

[Details of Chinese architecture] / G. Heck, dirt. ; Henry Winkles, sculp.

[Details of Chinese architecture] / G. Heck, dirt. ; Henry Winkles, sc...

Includes details of houses, the house of a mandarin in Tong-Chow, a porcelain tower near Peking, pagoda at How, and the entrance to the temple of Confucius in Tsing-hai.

El-Fourdjeh - architecture hypogéene - peinture intérieure de la paroi droite / FT [monogram] Félix Teynard.

El-Fourdjeh - architecture hypogéene - peinture intérieure de la paroi...

Interior view of rock-hewn tomb showing paintings on the right side of the back wall. Illus. in: Égypte et Nubie : sites et monuments les plus intéressants pour l'étude de l'art et de l'histoire / Félix Teynard... more

El-Kab (Élethya) - architecture hypogéenne - tombeau de Phapé - sculptures peintes / FT [monogram] Félix Teynard.

El-Kab (Élethya) - architecture hypogéenne - tombeau de Phapé - sculpt...

Detail view of painted bas-reliefs on wall of the tomb of Pahery, El Kab, Egypt. Illus. in: Égypte et Nubie : sites et monuments les plus intéressants pour l'étude de l'art et de l'histoire / Félix Teynard. Par... more

El-Fourdjeh - [architecture hypogéene] - vue extérieure du tombeau / Félix Teynard.

El-Fourdjeh - [architecture hypogéene] - vue extérieure du tombeau / F...

Exterior view of rock-hewn tomb. Illus. in: Égypte et Nubie : sites et monuments les plus intéressants pour l'étude de l'art et de l'histoire / Félix Teynard. Paris : Goupil et Cie, [1858], pl. 143. Surrogate a... more

Béni-Haçan - architecture hypogéenne - tombeau de Névothph / Félix Teynard.

Béni-Haçan - architecture hypogéenne - tombeau de Névothph / Félix Tey...

View of the Tomb of Khnumhotep III showing rock-hewn columns at entrance, Beni-Hasan, Egypt. Illus. in: Égypte et Nubie : sites et monuments les plus intéressants pour l'étude de l'art et de l'histoire / Félix ... more

El-Fourdjeh - architecture hypogéene - peinture intérieure de la paroi gauche / FT [monogram] Félix Teynard.

El-Fourdjeh - architecture hypogéene - peinture intérieure de la paroi...

Interior view of rock-hewn tomb showing paintings on the left side of the back wall. Illus. in: Égypte et Nubie : sites et monuments les plus intéressants pour l'étude de l'art et de l'histoire / Félix Teynard.... more

Béni-Haçan - architecture hypogéenne - tombeau d'Amoneï / Félix Teynard.

Béni-Haçan - architecture hypogéenne - tombeau d'Amoneï / Félix Teynar...

View of the Tomb of Amenemhat showing rock-hewn columns at entrance, Beni-Hasan, Egypt. Illus. in: Égypte et Nubie : sites et monuments les plus intéressants pour l'étude de l'art et de l'histoire / Félix Teyna... more

[St. Paul's Cathedral in London, England, viewed from across the river]

[St. Paul's Cathedral in London, England, viewed from across the river...

Photograph. This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Design for clock for Hall of Representatives
Washington Aqueduct, details of masonry, traverse section

Washington Aqueduct, details of masonry, traverse section

Drawing. This record contains unverified data from caption card.

[United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.). Dome and portico. East front. Rendered elevation]. / Tho. U. Walter, architect of new dome & c.
The Fourth Baptist Church, N.W. corner of Fifth & Buttonwood Streets, Philadelphia on stone by J. Queen ; J.C. Hoxie, Architect ; P.S. Duval & Co's Steam lith. Press, Philada

The Fourth Baptist Church, N.W. corner of Fifth & Buttonwood Streets, ...

Print shows an exterior view from the street of the Fourth Baptist Church, with pedestrians in the foreground and two pedestrians admiring a fountain on the right. Title from item. Exchange; Kennedy Galleries, ... more

Elevation of dome of U.S. Capitol

Elevation of dome of U.S. Capitol

In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 13. Title from item. No. 1902. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

The Fourth Baptist Church, N.W. corner of Fifth & Buttonwood Streets, Philadelphia on stone by J. Queen ; J.C. Hoxie, Architect ; P.S. Duval & Co's Steam lith. Press, Philada

The Fourth Baptist Church, N.W. corner of Fifth & Buttonwood Streets, ...

Print shows an exterior view from the street of the Fourth Baptist Church, with pedestrians in the foreground and two pedestrians admiring a fountain on the right. Title from item. Wainwright, 378 Purchase; Mar... more

City Hall, Washington

City Hall, Washington

Shows District of Columbia City Hall, 451 Indiana Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. Built 1820-1849, George Hadfield, architect. Wood engraving by Van Vranken in the Illustrated News, 1853 April 16, p. 252. Refere... more

East pediment of the north wing, U.S. Capitol

East pediment of the north wing, U.S. Capitol

In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 75. Title from item. Printed on recto: Capt. M.C. Meigs, U.S. Engineer in Charge; T. Crawford; and Tho. U. Walter, architect. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1.... more

Thos. U. Walter

Thos. U. Walter

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Architect of U.S. Capitol; Birmingham, Ala. Credit line: Brady-Handy photograph collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Purchase; ... more

J.H.B. Latrobe

J.H.B. Latrobe

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Architect of the Capitol. Credit line: Brady-Handy photograph collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Purchase; Alice H. Cox and ... more

Perspective view / L.N. Rosenthals Chromo Lith. Phila.

Perspective view / L.N. Rosenthals Chromo Lith. Phila.

Print shows a perspective view of an Italianate style building on a street corner in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; designed by architect Samuel Sloan, it may have been the residence of Joseph Harrison, Jr. at 221... more

New York firemen's monument: Greenwood Cemetery I.L.

New York firemen's monument: Greenwood Cemetery I.L.

Currier & Ives : a catalogue raisonné / compiled by Gale Research. Detroit, MI : Gale Research, c1983, no. 4832

Interior of George Steers' "model room", as it appeared at the time of his decease

Interior of George Steers' "model room", as it appeared at the time of...

Room with model ships on walls designed by famous marine architect. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, 1856 Dec. 13, p. 17. Reference copy may be in BIOG FILE - STEERS, GEORGE, 1820-1856. This rec... more

A.B. Young (of Boston) Supervising Architect, Treasury Department.

A.B. Young (of Boston) Supervising Architect, Treasury Department.

Photograph shows portrait of Ammi B. Young. Title from item. Attributed to Walker based on date, subject matter, and size of print. Purchase; 1984; (DLC/PP-1984:057).

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