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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

[Design by Albrecht Dürer for 16th century fortification]

[Design by Albrecht Dürer for 16th century fortification]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Etliche Underricht zu Befestigung der Stett, Schloss und Flecken / Albrecht Dürer. [Nürenberg : 1527]. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western... More

Stage design for L'Ortensio, 1589

Stage design for L'Ortensio, 1589

Print shows the design for the stage, and a street scene for l'Ortensio by Alessandro Piccolomini.

[Design for a memorial with tempietto. Elevation]

[Design for a memorial with tempietto. Elevation]

Stamp on verso: EGC. No. 11. Title from inventory: Tempieta. Title devised by Library staff. Kenneth H. Walker Collection. Gift; Kenneth H. Walker; 1999; (DLC/PP-2000:029). Conserved and rehoused May 2008. No ... More

[The miner's friend, a pump using steam to create a vacuum to draw water from flooded mines; known as "Mr. Savery's engine for raising water by the help of fire"]

[The miner's friend, a pump using steam to create a vacuum to draw wat...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Philosophical transactions, giving some account of the present undertakings, studies, and labours of the ingenious, in many considerable parts of the world. London : C... More

[Fountain detail (stage set design?)]

[Fountain detail (stage set design?)]

Stamp on verso: Hans Tauber, Graz. Identified as French or Austrian in the Walker Collection inventory; acquired by Walker in Switzerland. Title devised by Library staff. Item conserved and/or rehoused. See Sup... More

The vanity of human glory. A design for the monument of General Wolfe

The vanity of human glory. A design for the monument of General Wolfe

Pyramidical monument, decorated with a medallion portrait of Wolfe. At the base of the monument, a hound, wearing a collar, marked "Minden", intimating that it represents Lord George Sackville. cf: P&P - NE55.L... More

Design for Governor's Island.

Design for Governor's Island.

Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. At head of title, in pencil: No. 50. Stamped on verso: John Montresor. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1142 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site... More

A Design to represent the beginning and completion of an American Settlement or Farm

A Design to represent the beginning and completion of an American Sett...

Finished house; construction of outbldg.; waterwheel. Engraving by James Peake after ptg. by Paul Sandby after design by Gov. Thomas Pownal. Illus. in: Scenographia Americana, London, 1768. Similar imprints in ... More

The Parlmt. dissolved, or, the Devil turn'd fortune teller / design'd & engrav'd by G. Terry, Paternoster Row.

The Parlmt. dissolved, or, the Devil turn'd fortune teller / design'd ...

Print shows Lord North and another minister with the Devil who has conjured a Native male figure, representing America, standing on a prostrate soldier and holding a building, representing Parliament, from whic... More

To the citizens of New-York. December 30, 1775. Fellow-Citizens. The design of electing a new Assembly at this time, is plainly to distract your attention ... [Signed] A poor Man. [blank] [New York, 1775].

To the citizens of New-York. December 30, 1775. Fellow-Citizens. The d...

Imprint 2.; On verso: S; Dec 30, 1775. 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 108, Folder 41.

[Proposed design for balloon utilizing sails for propulsion, Paris, 1783]

[Proposed design for balloon utilizing sails for propulsion, Paris, 17...

Design drawing shows two men in basket steering balloon by manipulation of a sail. A ladder connects the balloon to a parachute-style apparatus intended for safe descent where a third man handles the connection... More

A voluptuary under the horrors of digestion / Js. Gy. design et fecit.

A voluptuary under the horrors of digestion / Js. Gy. design et fecit.

Caricature of George IV as the Prince of Wales, languid with repletion, leaning back in an arm-chair, at a table covered with remains of a meal, holding a fork to his mouth. His waistcoat is held together by a ... More

Design for Columbia in lieu of the original figure in the transparency at Washington Hall

Design for Columbia in lieu of the original figure in the transparency...

Purchase, 1983, (DLC/PP-1983:147.1). Exhibited in "New for You," 1985, Library of Congress.

1st. Unitarian church. From the original design

1st. Unitarian church. From the original design

This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Britton & Rey.

Design of the National Washington Monument

Design of the National Washington Monument

This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Endicott

[Sketch plan for landscaping the grounds of the President's House, ca. 1802-05].

[Sketch plan for landscaping the grounds of the President's House, ca....

Title from accompanying photocopied pages. Drawn by different hands. Attributed variously to Benjamin Latrobe, Robert Mills, and Thomas Jefferson. Pen-and-ink with lead pencil additions. Soiled, wrinkled, fold-... More

Five hundred dollars reward. Proclamation, by the deputy-mayor of the City of New York. Whereas there is reason to apprehend that the fire on Wednesday night, the 1st instant, in Cheapside Street, was the effect of design ... offer a reward of f

Five hundred dollars reward. Proclamation, by the deputy-mayor of the ...

2101 F 26 29 My 46.; Rec. 6-21-46.; $10.00.; On verso: 2101E26 29 My 46. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemer... More

A plan of those parts of Boston, and the towns in its vicinity, with the waters and flats adjacent, which are immediately or remotely connected with the contemplated design of erecting  perpetual tide-mills.

A plan of those parts of Boston, and the towns in its vicinity, with t...

Includes index to dams, canals, and associated features. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Copy imperfect: Soiled, torn, mounted on cloth backing.

[Design drawing for system to raise and lower a captive balloon, controlled by four ropes forming a pyramidal shape and operated by winches on the ground below] / M.G.

[Design drawing for system to raise and lower a captive balloon, contr...

Title devised by Library staff. (Source: A.G. Renstrom, LC staff, 1981-82.) Tissandier collection.

[Design drawing for a navigational system for an airship employing six balloons and parachutes, a deck, superstructure, and basket below]

[Design drawing for a navigational system for an airship employing six...

Title devised by Library staff. Tissandier collection.

Napoleon defeating the Mamelukes, at the battle of the pyramids, near Cairo / engraved by Mr. George Cruikshank from the design of Swebach, originally published at Paris, and dedicated to the Grand Army.

Napoleon defeating the Mamelukes, at the battle of the pyramids, near ...

Print shows a battle scene from behind the Mameluke lines, with the French advancing from the left.

[Design drawing for a fireplace stove. Front and top]
[Design drawing for a stove. Front, side, and top]
[Design drawing for a stove. Front and top]

[Design drawing for a stove. Front and top]

Title devised by Library staff.

[Design drawing for a fireplace stove. Front and top]
[Design drawing for a fireplace stove. Front and top]
[Design drawing for stove. Front]

[Design drawing for stove. Front]

Title devised by Library staff.

[Woman, possibly a courtesan, sitting next to a flowerpot, facing left with head turned to the right, wearing kimono with starburst design that mimics the plants in the pot]

[Woman, possibly a courtesan, sitting next to a flowerpot, facing left...

Title devised by Library staff. Attributed to a group of drawings referred to as the "Hokusai School sketchbook." Many of the drawings have a small tab of similar paper attached at a later date and numbered in ... More

[Woman, full-length portrait, standing, facing left, holding fan in right hand, wearing kimono with check design]

[Woman, full-length portrait, standing, facing left, holding fan in ri...

Title devised by Library staff. Attributed to a group of drawings referred to as the "Hokusai School sketchbook." Many of the drawings have a small tab of similar paper attached at a later date and numbered in ... More

[Design drawings for paddle wheel steamer] / lith. by N. Currier, 2 Spruce St. N.Y.

[Design drawings for paddle wheel steamer] / lith. by N. Currier, 2 Sp...

Design of side wheel steamer showing wheel mechanism, side view and cross-section in 10 figures. Inscribed on recto: E.F. Horicks, New York City. Inscribed on verso: with E.F. Aldricks letter 30 March 1942.

Design of the Wasihngton [i.e. Washington] national monument to be erected in the city of Washington / design by Robt. Mills archt. ; lithd. by Chas. Fenderich, Wash.

Design of the Wasihngton [i.e. Washington] national monument to be ere...

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

[Church and its details. Design for front and side of church. Elevations] / G. W. Boynton Sc.

[Church and its details. Design for front and side of church. Elevatio...

Illus. in: The Builder's Guide, plate LIX. Title devised by Library staff.

[Lampshade design with six views: "Kansas", "Jefferson City", "Erie R.R.", "New York", "Niagara", and "Water Works, Phila."]

[Lampshade design with six views: "Kansas", "Jefferson City", "Erie R....

Title devised by Library staff. Stamped on lower left: From the file of James F. Queen artist, 1824-1889. (DLC/PP-1997:105). Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection at the Library of Congress.

[Design for certificate for Massachusetts Charitable Mechanics Association]

[Design for certificate for Massachusetts Charitable Mechanics Associa...

Allegorical drawing shows such Greek muses as Minerva, goddess of war and knownledge (center), and to her left muses of the arts and to her right, such artisans as shipbuilders, blacksmiths, silversmiths, archi... More

[Two views of an airship shaped like a long tube with a pointed nose, propellers on the side and a rudder, resembling an 1850 design proposed by Pierre Jullien, a French clock maker from Villejuif, France]

[Two views of an airship shaped like a long tube with a pointed nose, ...

Title devised by Library staff. (Source: A.G. Renstrom, LC Staff, 1981-82) Tissandier collection.

Description of the design of the Washington National Monument, to be erected at the seat of the General Government of the United States of America, in honor of "the Father of his Country," and the worthy compatriots of the Revolution. Washington

Description of the design of the Washington National Monument, to be e...

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 233, Folder 1.

Design and model of the new steamer America, for the western lakes

Design and model of the new steamer America, for the western lakes

Print showing port side view of the steamer America. Title from item. Caption continues: To be built and run between Buffalo and Cleveland. Invented, designed and drawn by Darius Davison, New York. Copyright 18... More

Design for clock for Hall of Representatives
Design for chairs of Halls of Congress
Original design of the new dome on the U.S. Capitol

Original design of the new dome on the U.S. Capitol

Drawing. This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Design for scaffold around peristyle of dome

Design for scaffold around peristyle of dome

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

Design for desks for Halls of Congress

Design for desks for Halls of Congress

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

[Union case for daguerreotype, ambrotype, or tintype showing the George Washington equestrian monument on the Virginia state capitol grounds by Thomas Crawford surrounded by seraphs, eagles and Union shields; back is design of seraphs, eagles, and shields only]

[Union case for daguerreotype, ambrotype, or tintype showing the Georg...

Title devised by Library staff. Case: (front) Berg, no. 1-3S; (back) 1-3S variant. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.p... More

Design of an electrical clock [of Souire Lander & Co. - advertisement]

Design of an electrical clock [of Souire Lander & Co. - advertisement]

Reference copy may be in LOT 7007. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Ads Misc.; Clocks...; Broadsides; Rare Bk. Div.; Shelf.

[Design drawing for a man-powered flying machine designed by Sir George Cayley] / Lith. Jolicoeur, pass. Vendome, 25.

[Design drawing for a man-powered flying machine designed by Sir Georg...

Illus. from: "Memoire sur la vol artificiel," by George Cayley, in Société aérostatique et météorologique de France, bull. no. 4, 1853, pl. 1. Title devised by library staff. (Source: A.G. Renstrom, LC staff, 1... More

Hibernian Benevolent Institution, incorporated 1833 / design and on stone by J. Queen ; P.S. Duval Lith. Philada.

Hibernian Benevolent Institution, incorporated 1833 / design and on st...

Print shows at center, beneath an eagle perched on an Irish harp, is a woman attending to a sick man as two well-dressed men enter the room; on the left are two horses and a shield above the motto "Virtue Liber... More

Design drawing for stained glass window with rectilinear abstract design

Design drawing for stained glass window with rectilinear abstract desi...

Annotations on drawing: LS 145. Sticker: Gothic. Title devised by Library staff. Purchase, Donald Samick, 2003 (DLC/PP-2003:109). Forms part of: Lamb Design Collection.

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