Drawing shows the Chain Bridge spanning the Potomac River at Georgetown, Washington, D.C., with a covered wagon on the bridge; also shows men loading a boat with barrels from a loading dock at left center, with... more
Print shows an exterior view of the north front of the White House. Title from item. Printed at bottom: Engraved for the National Calendar 1822. Forms part of: Popular graphic art print filing series (Library o... more
Drawing shows a bird's-eye view of the eastern façade of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., from the north-east, showing the plaza in front of the building, the Senate wing, the north end terrace, and dome; ... more
Drawing shows a view of small structures in a forested area at the bottom and the Capitol building under construction at the top of a hill. Purchase; William Reese Company; 2000; (DLC/PP-2000:086). Title from i... more
Print showing the Washington Monument as designed by Robert Mills above a bust portrait of George Washington. Includes printed inscription: "Earnestly recommended to the favor of our countrymen" with signatures... more
Print shows a view of the United States Capitol building from the west, with trees, pedestrians, and a carriage in an area that now forms the National Mall. Title from item.
Print shows the equestrian statue of Andrew Jackson at Lafayette Park, across from the White House, in Washington, D.C.; also shows sightseers around the statue. Title from item. Caption continues: To Clark Mil... more
Print showing a "revised plan of the monument" with specifications and height comparisons to other buildings, as well as the Washington Monument in Baltimore and the Bunker Hill Monument in Boston. Title from i... more
Drawing shows a woman and child exiting the telegraph office, and the National Hotel, at Pennsylvania and 6th Street, NW, as carriages and people move up and down Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington DC. The view ... more
Print shows a view of the north portico of the White House from the northeast, Washington, D.C. Title devised by Library staff.
Capt. B.S. Brown (left); Lt. John P. Shaw, Co. F 2nd Regt. Rhode Island Volunteer Infantry (center); and Lt. Fry (right) with African American men and boy. Title transcribed from item. Purchase; William A. Glad... more
Stereograph showing soldiers from the 12th regiment relaxing in the barracks, most out of uniform and some sitting on their bunks. No. 826. Title from item. Forms part of: Civil War Photograph Collection (Libra... more
Print shows a later view of the U.S. Capitol building from the west, with the Statue of Freedom atop the dome; also shows pedestrians in an area that now forms the National Mall. Includes a bust portrait of Geo... more
Print shows a temporary barracks established by the Union Army during the Civil War, with a more elaborate quadrangle area and more tents at the left than appear in the Carver Barracks view issued in 1862. Titl... more
Print shows Union barracks between a railroad (bottom left) and the United States Capitol (top right). Soldiers in the camp are waving to soldiers riding on top of the railroad cars.
Print shows Abraham Lincoln, full length portrait, seated, facing slightly right, holding quill pen in right hand and papers of the Emancipation Proclamation in his left hand resting on the edge of a table, on ... more
Title and date supplied by Library staff from another view of the same event in LOT 4198. Forms part of: Civil War Photograph Collection (Library of Congress).
Print showing George and Martha Washington among crowd at reception. Title from item. Caption continues: Respectfully dedicated to the people of the United States by the Publisher. Entered according to act of C... more
Section of U.S. Treasury, with fountain in foreground. Stereograph by William M. Chase. Title devised by Library staff. From the series: Metropolitan and suburban scenery, Washington, D.C. No. 1066.
Sketch shows a canal with houses on both banks, perhaps in or near Washington, DC. Electric wires on poles are on the left bank of the canal. Formerly DRWG/US - Gedney - 64. Gift, Ralph Gedney 1926 (DLC/PP-1926:R47019).
Drawing shows small row houses, one with a wooden shed attached, from the other side of a plank fence. The trees surrounding them are bare. Formerly DRWG/US - Gedney - 53. Gift, Ralph Gedney 1926 (DLC/PP-1926:R47019).
Watercolor drawing shows houses at the corner of 17th and H streets, presumably in the Northwest quadrant of Washington DC. Transfer; Map Division; 1936; (DLC/PP-1936:491748).
Sketch shows a house and outbuildings from the side. Formerly DRWG/US - Gedney - 62. Incribed on verso: Environs of Washington about 1880. More finished version of this image: DRWG/US - Gedney, no. 11 (AA size)... more
Print shows a view of the north portico of the White House from the northeast, Washington, D.C. Title from item. Title and statements of responsibility are inscribed in pencil. Stamped in lower right corner: Ma... more
Sketch shows two sailboats near the shore, perhaps on water near Washington, DC. Formerly DRWG/US - Gedney - 63. Incribed: Environs of Washington about 1880. Gift, Ralph Gedney 1926 (DLC/PP-1926:R47019).
Drawing shows a side view of a house facing a river. A bridge crosses the river. Formerly DRWG/US - Gedney - 61. Incribed on verso: Scene in Washington about 1880. Gift, Ralph Gedney 1926 (DLC/PP-1926:R47019).
Print showing men gathered on the scaffolding of the Washington Monument, as those at the very top install the capstone. Q1787 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Copyright by Alexander Millar, Washington, D.C.
Photograph shows interior stereo view of the ballroom at the Pension Building (National Building Museum). 14069 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Stamped on verso: Photographed and published by Kilburn Br... more
Title from handwritten notation on mat. (DLC/PP-1932:0033). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: Harper's weekly, 34:549 (July 19, 1890).