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[Surface and substrata layers of Roman road construction]

[Surface and substrata layers of Roman road construction]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Le antichità romane / opera di Giambatista Piranesi. Roma : Nella stamperia di A. Rotilj, 1756. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western techno... more

Extrait de la carte hollandise representant la colonie de Surinam : sur le quel on a marque les voyages qu'a fait dans cette colonie Mr. Malonet, commissaire général de la marine, ordonateur à Cayenne dans les mois de juillet et d'aoust 1777 et dans la construction du quel extrait on a employé pour la partie hollandaise les corrections et les additions qui ont été fournies sur les lieux à Mr. Malouet et pour le cours du Maroni, les opérations et les relevés faits en différents temps par des officiers de la colonie de Cayenne /

Extrait de la carte hollandise representant la colonie de Surinam : su...

Cadastral map of eastern coast of Suriname. Relief shown by shading. Printed label with tab mounted on verso: Ch. Picquet, géographe ordinaire du roi et S.A.S. Monseigr. le Duc d'Orléans. A Paris Quai de Conti ... more

Radrau de bois de construction ; Charrot de bois de charpente

Radrau de bois de construction ; Charrot de bois de charpente

Print shows a large wooden raft and a horse-drawn cart loaded with lumber.

A.- No. 75. Revision. State of New Jersey. An act relative to the construction of certain words in public statutes. [1846?].

A.- No. 75. Revision. State of New Jersey. An act relative to the cons...

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 99, Folder 65c.

Monolith for columns, Capitol extension

Monolith for columns, Capitol extension

Photograph showing a 14 ton column being transported on a six wheel wagon drawn by oxen for an addition to the Capitol. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 33. Title from item. Reference copy in L... more

Esneh (Latopolis) - construction ensablée - architrave, futs et chapiteaux / Félix Teynard.

Esneh (Latopolis) - construction ensablée - architrave, futs et chapit...

Detail view of columns showing architrave and capitals, at Isnā, Egypt.

Karnak (Thèbes) - palais - construction de granit - pilier sculpté, au point P / Félix Teynard.

Karnak (Thèbes) - palais - construction de granit - pilier sculpté, au...

Detail showing hieroglyphics and sculpture on carved granite pillar in the main temple as seen from "point P" (see map, pl. 42 bis). Illus. in: Égypte et Nubie : sites et monuments les plus intéressants pour l'... more

Karnak (Thèbes) - palais - construction de granit - decoration sculptée et peinte, au point R / Félix Teynard.

Karnak (Thèbes) - palais - construction de granit - decoration sculpté...

Detail showing granite structure with carved and painted decoration in the main temple as seen from "point R" (see map, pl. 42 bis). Illus. in: Égypte et Nubie : sites et monuments les plus intéressants pour l'... more

Louksor (Thèbes) - construction antérieure - pylône, colosses et obélisque / Félix Teynard.

Louksor (Thèbes) - construction antérieure - pylône, colosses et obéli...

Ruins showing pylons, colossuses, and obelisk, Luxor (Thebes), Egypt.

Esneh (Latopolis) - construction ensablée - paroi extérieure - corniche et sculptures / FT [monogram] Félix Teynard.

Esneh (Latopolis) - construction ensablée - paroi extérieure - cornich...

Detail view of wall showing cornice and carvings at Isnā, Egypt. 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 C... more

Louksor (Thèbes) - construction postérieure - galeries parallèles / Félix Teynard.

Louksor (Thèbes) - construction postérieure - galeries parallèles / Fé...

Courtyard of Amenhotep III showing columns topped with the closed blossoms of papyrus, Luxor (Thebes), Egypt. Illus. in: Égypte et Nubie : sites et monuments les plus intéressants pour l'étude de l'art et de l'... more

[Column being raised into setting during construction of U.S. Post Office]

[Column being raised into setting during construction of U.S. Post Off...

Photograph. This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Diagram for construction of flooring/steps of entrance to U.S. Capitol

Diagram for construction of flooring/steps of entrance to U.S. Capitol

U.S. Capitol (drawing). This record contains unverified data from caption card.

[Bridge under construction]

[Bridge under construction]

Photograph. This record contains unverified data from caption card.

[Crane on construction site at edge of river]

[Crane on construction site at edge of river]

Photograph. This record contains unverified data from caption card.

U.S. Reports: Chouteau v. Molony, 57 U.S. (16 How.) 203 (1854)

U.S. Reports: Chouteau v. Molony, 57 U.S. (16 How.) 203 (1854)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 57; Howard Volume 16; December Term, 1853; Henry Chouteau, Plaintiff in error, v. Patrick Molony

Sketch of a house in the streets at Boston Mass: being raised from its foundations for the purpsoe of permanent elevation

Sketch of a house in the streets at Boston Mass: being raised from its...

Drawing shows a three-story house in Boston, raised off its foundations on stones and logs to increase its elevation. Wallis was a British Commissioner from the Foreign Office to the United States in 1853.

View of Washington Monument as it now appears Leslie, sc

View of Washington Monument as it now appears Leslie, sc

Print shows the incomplete monument in Washington, D.C., with construction underway. Illus. in: Gleason's pictorial drawing room companion (1854 Jan. 7), p. 12. Title from item. Reference copy in LOT 4386-33.

Capitol construction, from north west. Progressive view of dome, no. 1

Capitol construction, from north west. Progressive view of dome, no. 1

Photograph showing beginning stages of adding the dome to the Capitol. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 19. Title from item. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

[Construction site for the United States Treasury Building, Washington, D.C.]

[Construction site for the United States Treasury Building, Washington...

Workmen in excavation pit at Treasury Building construction site; hoist is in foreground. Illus. in: Views of the Treasury Building, plate 9. Microfilm in LOT 12364.

[Construction of the United States Treasury Building, Washington, D.C.]

[Construction of the United States Treasury Building, Washington, D.C....

Illus. in: Views of the Treasury Building, plate 7. Microfilm in LOT 12364.

[Construction of the United States Treasury Building, Washington, D.C., during initial stages]

[Construction of the United States Treasury Building, Washington, D.C....

Construction equipment on the site for the U.S. Treasury building.

[Construction equipment on site for the United States Treasury Building, Washington, D.C., during initial stages]

[Construction equipment on site for the United States Treasury Buildin...

Illus. in: Views of the Treasury Building, plate 3. Microfilm in LOT 12364.

[Construction of the United States Treasury Building, Washington, D.C.]

[Construction of the United States Treasury Building, Washington, D.C....

Construction equipment and ox teams hauling wagons loaded with stone at the Treasury Building construction site.

[Construction equipment in excavation at site for the United States Treasury Building, Washington, D.C.]

[Construction equipment in excavation at site for the United States Tr...

Illus. in: Views of the Treasury Building, plate 5. Microfilm in LOT 12364.

[Construction of the United States Treasury Building, Washington, D.C.]

[Construction of the United States Treasury Building, Washington, D.C....

Illus. in: Views of the Treasury Building, plate 4. Microfilm in LOT 12364.

[Construction of the United States Treasury Building, Washington, D.C., during initial stages]

[Construction of the United States Treasury Building, Washington, D.C....

Illus. in: Views of the Treasury Building, plate 2. Microfilm in LOT 12364.

[Construction of the United States Treasury Building, Washington, D.C.]

[Construction of the United States Treasury Building, Washington, D.C....

Illus. in: Views of the Treasury Building, plate 28. Microfilm in LOT 12364.

[Construction of the United States Treasury Building, Washington, D.C., showing construction equipment and building materials]

[Construction of the United States Treasury Building, Washington, D.C....

Illus. in: Views of the Treasury Building, plate 18. Microfilm in LOT 12364.

[Construction of the United States Treasury Building, Washington, D.C., showing construction equipment and building materials]

[Construction of the United States Treasury Building, Washington, D.C....

Illus. in: Views of the Treasury Building, plate 26. Microfilm in LOT 12364.

Raising and setting monolithic column, Genl. P.O. Building

Raising and setting monolithic column, Genl. P.O. Building

Photograph showing construction of the north facade of the General Post Office building in Washington, D.C.

Genl. P.O. Building

Genl. P.O. Building

Photograph showing construction of the east face and north faces of the General Post Office building in Washington, D.C.

North wing, east front. Traversing crane for construction of connecting corridors

North wing, east front. Traversing crane for construction of connectin...

In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 35. Title from item. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

Le ballon de cuivre, qui doit incessamment s'élever dans les airs est visible en ce moment dans les ateliers de construction, Impasse du Maine, no. 10, près le chemin de fer de la Rive gauche ...

Le ballon de cuivre, qui doit incessamment s'élever dans les airs est ...

Text-only broadside announcing the public viewing of a copper balloon, at Impasse du Maine, Paris.

[Construction of the south wing of the Treasury building]

[Construction of the south wing of the Treasury building]

Photograph shows construction of the south wing of the Treasury building from the east side. Title from item. Blind stamp on mount: Reynolds's Bristolboard. Attributed to Walker based on date, subject matter, a... more

Construction for supporting ceiling of Senate chamber, n. wing

Construction for supporting ceiling of Senate chamber, n. wing

Photograph showing scaffolding and pipes during the construction of the Capitol. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 51. Title from item. Notations: Scaffold not removed; curved pipes contain gas;... more

Ballon de cuivre. Ateliers de construction, impasse du Maine, no. 10, près le chemin de fer de la rive gauche. Tous les jours de 9 heures a 6 heures ...

Ballon de cuivre. Ateliers de construction, impasse du Maine, no. 10, ...

Admission ticket to an exhibition of a copper balloon in Paris in the late 1850s.

S.W. view of excavations, south Treasury extension (Rear of the present State Department building, on the right of picture)

S.W. view of excavations, south Treasury extension (Rear of the presen...

Photograph shows construction of the basement in the south wing of the Treasury building. Title from item. Blind stamp on mount: Reynolds's Bristolboard. Attributed to Walker based on date, subject matter, and ... more

[Construction of the United States Treasury Building, Washington, D.C.]

[Construction of the United States Treasury Building, Washington, D.C....

Construction equipment and workers at the Treasury Building construction site; in background are residential dwellings. Illus. in: Views of the Treasury Building, plate 16. Microfilm in LOT 12364.

Raising a monolithic column. Genl. P.O. Building, north facade

Raising a monolithic column. Genl. P.O. Building, north facade

Photograph showing column being hoisted up during the construction of the General Post Office building in Washington, D.C.

Genl. Post Office

Genl. Post Office

Photograph showing construction of the east and north faces of the General Post Office building in Washington, D.C. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 141. Title from item. Reference copy in LOT ... more

[Construction of the United States Treasury Building, Washington, D.C.]

[Construction of the United States Treasury Building, Washington, D.C....

Illus. in: Views of the Treasury Building, plate 38. Microfilm in LOT 12364.

[Construction of the United States Treasury Building, Washington, D.C., showing construction of the front steps]

[Construction of the United States Treasury Building, Washington, D.C....

Illus. in: Views of the Treasury Building, plate 44. Microfilm in LOT 12364.

[Construction of the United States Treasury Building, Washington, D.C., showing construction of the front steps]

[Construction of the United States Treasury Building, Washington, D.C....

Illus. in: Views of the Treasury Building, plate 43. Microfilm in LOT 12364.

[Construction of the United States Treasury Building, Washington, D.C., showing construction of the front steps]

[Construction of the United States Treasury Building, Washington, D.C....

Illus. in: Views of the Treasury Building, plate 42. Microfilm in LOT 12364.

New Pennsylvania Hospital for the Insane, building, Pa.

New Pennsylvania Hospital for the Insane, building, Pa.

Stereograph showing the Pennsylvania Hospital for the Insane under construction, with many workers posing in foreground. Langenheim's American Stereoscopic Views. Blind stamp: Langenheim. Inscribed on verso: Me... more

[Capitol construction work]

[Capitol construction work]

Photograph showing a yard with barn and building materials; two horses pull a wagon into the barn.

Perspective, east front, looking south

Perspective, east front, looking south

Photograph showing beginning phase of adding dome to Capitol. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 37. Title devised by Library staff. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

The construction of the Washington national monument, after a suspension of several years, is about to be resumed ... [Washington, D. C. 1859].

The construction of the Washington national monument, after a suspensi...

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 203, Folder 28.

[Construction of the United States Treasury Building, Washington, D.C., showing construction of the front steps and columns]

[Construction of the United States Treasury Building, Washington, D.C....

Illus. in: Views of the Treasury Building, plate 47. Microfilm in LOT 12364.

[Construction of the U.S. Capitol Dome]

[Construction of the U.S. Capitol Dome]

Source unknown. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card, with subsequent revisions. Title devised by Library staff. Caption card tracings: DC, Wash. US C- ext. Dome; DC, Wash. US Capitol ext... more

West front of Capitol, vii, peristyle complete

West front of Capitol, vii, peristyle complete

Photograph showing the Capitol dome under construction, with canal in foreground.

[A hoist for ship building]

[A hoist for ship building]

Steamship in background. Title devised. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.631) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

[Capitol dome construction]

[Capitol dome construction]

Photograph showing the dome of the Capitol under construction.

[Railroad construction on the City Point and Army railroad line]

[Railroad construction on the City Point and Army railroad line]

Photograph shows construction on the railroad near City Point, Virginia.

Potomac Creek bridge - Acquia (i.e. Aquia) Creek Railroad built by U. S. M. R.R. construction corps in nine days from standing timber

Potomac Creek bridge - Acquia (i.e. Aquia) Creek Railroad built by U. ...

No. 4071. Similar photograph in LOT 9209, no. 13, also taken by Andrew J. Russell. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

[Military construction in northern Virginia: men sitting in blanket boats on the Potomac River]

[Military construction in northern Virginia: men sitting in blanket bo...

No. 73 (handwritten) and 2573 (stamped) on mount. Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of Civil War photos, military construction and transportation in Northern Virginia and elsewhere / United States Mili... more

[Military construction in northern Virginia: men sitting in blanket boats strapped together on the Potomac River]

[Military construction in northern Virginia: men sitting in blanket bo...

No. 74 (handwritten) and 2574 (stamped) on mount. Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of Civil War photos, military construction and transportation in Northern Virginia and elsewhere / United States Mili... more

[Construction of the United States Treasury Building, Washington, D.C.]

[Construction of the United States Treasury Building, Washington, D.C....

Illus. in: Views of the Treasury Building, plate 60. Microfilm in LOT 12364.

[Military construction in northern Virginia: raft of blanket boats ferrying men and timber across the Potomac River]

[Military construction in northern Virginia: raft of blanket boats fer...

No. 78 (handwritten) and 2579 (stamped) on mount. Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of Civil War photos, military construction and transportation in Northern Virginia and elsewhere / United States Mili... more

[Military construction in northern Virginia: man rowing raft of blanket boats on the Potomac River]

[Military construction in northern Virginia: man rowing raft of blanke...

No. 81 (handwritten) and 2582 (stamped) on mount. Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of Civil War photos, military construction and transportation in Northern Virginia and elsewhere / United States Mili... more

[Railroad construction workers holding track]

[Railroad construction workers holding track]

No. 64 (handwritten) and 2564 (stamped) on mount. Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of Civil War photos, military construction and transportation in Northern Virginia and elsewhere / United States Mili... more

Cathedral of Saint Peter and Saint Paul

Cathedral of Saint Peter and Saint Paul

Interior of Cathedral of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. No. 286.

[Railroad construction workers]

[Railroad construction workers]

No. 63 (handwritten) and 2563 (stamped) on mount. Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of Civil War photos, military construction and transportation in Northern Virginia and elsewhere / United States Mili... more

[Two railroad construction workers hammer track as third construction worker watches]

[Two railroad construction workers hammer track as third construction ...

No. 66 (handwritten) and 2566 (stamped) on mount. Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of Civil War photos, military construction and transportation in Northern Virginia and elsewhere / United States Mili... more

[Railroad construction workers straightening track]

[Railroad construction workers straightening track]

No. 65 (handwritten) and 2565 (stamped) on mount. Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of Civil War photos, military construction and transportation in Northern Virginia and elsewhere / United States Mili... more

[Military construction in northern Virginia: raft of blanket boats ferrying soldiers across the Potomac River]

[Military construction in northern Virginia: raft of blanket boats fer...

No. 77a (handwritten) and 2577 (stamped) on mount. Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of Civil War photos, military construction and transportation in Northern Virginia and elsewhere / United States Mil... more

[Railroad construction worker straightening track]

[Railroad construction worker straightening track]

No. 68 (handwritten) and 2568 (stamped) on mount. Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of Civil War photos, military construction and transportation in Northern Virginia and elsewhere / United States Mili... more

Cathedral of Saint Peter and Saint Paul

Cathedral of Saint Peter and Saint Paul

Interior of Cathedral of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

War Department Library Photographs, Vol. 32, Quarter Master General Construction and Transportation

War Department Library Photographs, Vol. 32, Quarter Master General Co...

Hand-written bindery instructions for a collection of photographs showing layout of the album title on the spine. Bindery instructions: Half Turkey Green/ Do not cut edges. Title from item.

Contrabands building a levee on the Mississippi river, below Baton Rouge, under the direction of Capt. Hodge, Gen. Augur's staff - Baton Rouge in the distance / sketched March 13, by our special artist, F.H. Schell.

Contrabands building a levee on the Mississippi river, below Baton Rou...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1863 May 9, pp. 104-105.

Ruins of R.R. bridge across Tennessee River, at Bridgeport, Tenn.? (i.e. Alabama) and pontoon bridge in course of construction

Ruins of R.R. bridge across Tennessee River, at Bridgeport, Tenn.? (i....

Title from item. Caption provided by Minnesota Historical Society from the NPS Civil War Series: The Battles of Chickamauga: The Confederates destroyed the railroad bridge over the Tennessee River at Bridgeport... more

Group of the Construction Corps U.S. Mil. R. Rds., with working tools, etc., Chattanooga, Tennessee

Group of the Construction Corps U.S. Mil. R. Rds., with working tools,...

Attributed to Isaac H. Bonsall based on the subject of the photograph and the photographic mount. Civil War Photograph Collection (Library of Congress). Caption card tracings: Tennessee Chattanooga; Constructi... more

Lower wharf, Belle Plain, built by U.S.M.R.R. Construction Corps

Lower wharf, Belle Plain, built by U.S.M.R.R. Construction Corps

Photograph showing a steamboat carrying medical supplies at the landing at Belle Plain, Virginia.

Upper wharf, Belle Plain. Built by U.S.M.R.R. Construction Corps

Upper wharf, Belle Plain. Built by U.S.M.R.R. Construction Corps

Photograph showing United States Military Railroad engineering corps at work on a pontoon bridge on the wharf in Belle Plain, Virginia. No. 151. Title from item. Published in: Russell's Civil War photographs : ... more

[Central market, Paris, France] / Ch. Marville.

[Central market, Paris, France] / Ch. Marville.

Photograph showing pavilions of Les Halles, the central market of Paris, including outdoor vendors and new construction in the foreground.