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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

Sublime and beautiful reflections on the French revolution, or the man in the moon at large

Sublime and beautiful reflections on the French revolution, or the man...

Print shows Edmund Burke sitting at a desk on a crescent moon, holding a quill pen, an open "pamphlet" and an inkwell are on the desk, broken chains hang from his wrists; a scene on the front of the desk, label... 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

Mardi Gras Parade, New Orleans, Louisiana

Mardi Gras Parade, New Orleans, Louisiana

Title, date, and subjects provided by the photographer. Mardi Gras is organized by Carnival krewes. Krewe float riders toss throws to the crowds; the most common are strings of plastic colorful beads, doubloons... more

Detail of a historic car with license plates from the 1940s. San Francisco, California

Detail of a historic car with license plates from the 1940s. San Franc...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The Jon B. Lovelace Collection of California Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America Project, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs... more

The Haight-Ashbury neighborhood, San Francisco, California

The Haight-Ashbury neighborhood, San Francisco, California

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. Street names commemorate two early San Francisco leaders: Pioneer and exchange banker Henry Haight and Munroe Ashbury. The district is noted for its role ... more

Memorial Church on the Stanford University campus in Palo Alto, California

Memorial Church on the Stanford University campus in Palo Alto, Califo...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: The Jon B. Lovelace Collection of California Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America Project, Library of Congress, Pr... 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

Coat of arms of Hernando Cortes, granted him by Emperor Charles V - Drawing from 5th sheet of grant

Coat of arms of Hernando Cortes, granted him by Emperor Charles V - Dr...

Original is in the Edward S. Harkness Collection, Manuscript Division. Black-and-white reference print in Prints & Photographs Division Biographical File. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

[Wendelinus Dietterlin ...]

[Wendelinus Dietterlin ...]

Title from shelflist card. Numerous pencil notes on verso. Ex. coll.: Enzenbert (Lugt, 845).

[Triumph(us) Caesaris (The triumph of Julius Caesar), plate 7]

[Triumph(us) Caesaris (The triumph of Julius Caesar), plate 7]

Plate 7 from series showing people in triumphal procession of Julius Caesar. After the painting by Andrea Mantegna. Bartsch, v. XII, p. 101.11. Gift; Ian Woodner; (DLC/PP-1984:513).

[Triumph(us) Caesaris (The triumph of Julius Caesar), plate 3]

[Triumph(us) Caesaris (The triumph of Julius Caesar), plate 3]

Plate 3 from series showing people in triumphal procession of Julius Caesar. After the painting by Andrea Mantegna. Bartsch, v. XII, p. 101.11. Gift; Ian Woodner; (DLC/PP-1984:513).

[Triumph(us) Caesaris (The triumph of Julius Caesar), plate 8]

[Triumph(us) Caesaris (The triumph of Julius Caesar), plate 8]

Plate 8 from series showing people in triumphal procession of Julius Caesar. After the painting by Andrea Mantegna. Bartsch, v. XII, p. 101.11. Gift; Ian Woodner; (DLC/PP-1984:513).

[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

[Christ raising the daughter of Jarius?] / A. I. Jordaens.

[Christ raising the daughter of Jarius?] / A. I. Jordaens.

The subject appears to be Christ healing a woman, or possibly Christ raising the daughter of Jarius from the dead, which is mentioned in Mark 5:21-43, Matthew 9:18-26, and Luke 8:40-56. Inscriptions: Recto low... more

[Composite figures in cubist and surrealistic style composed of materials such as chain links, tubes, sieves and tennis racquets]

[Composite figures in cubist and surrealistic style composed of materi...

50 plates (t.p., frontis., Medici coat of arms to whom the work is dedicated, and 47 etchings). Illus. in: only known complete copy of Bizzarie di varie figure of Giovanni Battista Braccelli, publ. in Livorno, ... more

Alcázar of Toledo. Ground floor plan

Alcázar of Toledo. Ground floor plan

Architectural drawing shows ground floor with rooms, courtyard, and main entrance. Title devised by Library staff. Caption on verso: "No. 3. Planta al andar del patio y puerta principal del Alcazar de Tholedo. ... more

Plaza Mayor, Madrid, Spain. Plan

Plaza Mayor, Madrid, Spain. Plan

Architectural drawing shows plaza. Title devised by Library staff. Caption on verso: "Planta de la Plaza maior de Madrid. Juan Thomas de Mora." Although the name on the drawings is Juan Thomas de Mora, it shoul... more

Alcázar of Madrid. Ground floor plan

Alcázar of Madrid. Ground floor plan

Architectural drawing shows ground floor with rooms, courtyards, and garden. Title devised by Library staff. Caption on verso: "No. 2. Planta baja al andar de los patios del Alcazar de Madrid; have de ver con l... more

Alcázar of Toledo. Main floor plan

Alcázar of Toledo. Main floor plan

Architectural drawing shows main floor with rooms and staircase. Title devised by Library staff. Caption on verso: "No. 4. Planta al andar del suelo principal del Alcazar de Tholedo. Juan Thomas de Mora." Altho... more

[Rembrandt leaning on a stone sill] / Rembrandt, 1639.

[Rembrandt leaning on a stone sill] / Rembrandt, 1639.

Title from shelflist card. Signed and dated in pencil. Trimmed inside plate mark. Ex. coll.: Kupferstich kabinett der Staatlichen Museen, Berlin (Lugt, 1612; sale stamp dated: a. 86). Baron H.A. von Derschau (L... more

[Studies for a church]

[Studies for a church]

Inscribed in pencil: Lot no. 8, srB. Title devised by Library staff. Kenneth H. Walker Collection. Item conserved and/or rehoused. See Supplementary Material for prior mats and mounts. Gift; Kenneth H. Walker; ... more

[First sketch for the chapel of Bonaventura at Potenza (Italy), in (church) San Francesco]

[First sketch for the chapel of Bonaventura at Potenza (Italy), in (ch...

Inscribed: Primo schizzo p[er] la capella dal Bonaventura a Potenza in S. Francesco. Drawing not signed; attribution to Franceschini (known as "Il Volterrano") based on Walker Collection files. Title devised by... more

[Title page - no illus. of Triyals of...Witches... by Cotton Mather]

[Title page - no illus. of Triyals of...Witches... by Cotton Mather]

Illus. in: Tryals of ... Witches... by Cotton Mather (Boston, 1693) No file print. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Witchcraft; PI; Shelf.

Blind plaintiff, lame defendant share [...] / Dobson pinx. ; I. Simon fec. ; I. Smith ex.

Blind plaintiff, lame defendant share [...] / Dobson pinx. ; I. Simon ...

Two handicapped persons each receiving half of an oyster shell from a lawyer while he consumes the oyster. Caption verse continues: The friendly laws impartial care / A shell for him a shell for thee / The midd... more

[Hunting lodge with pavilions. Gateway, piers, and fencing. Plan and elevation]

[Hunting lodge with pavilions. Gateway, piers, and fencing. Plan and e...

Watercolor rendering attributed to School of Turin, showing monumental fence and gateway for a hunting lodge or castle, in plan and elevation. No. 16. Title devised by Library staff. Kenneth H. Walker Collectio... more

[A Chinese sage sitting on a bench beneath banana trees, with attendants preparing a meal on the left]

[A Chinese sage sitting on a bench beneath banana trees, with attendan...

Title devised by Library staff, other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: Chinese painting on silk. Forms part of: Arnold Genthe collection (Libra... more

[Paris receiving the golden apple from Hermes]

[Paris receiving the golden apple from Hermes]

The subject of this drawing is Hermes handing the golden apple of the Hesperides to Paris, who is to judge the greatest beauty among the goddesses Athena, Aphrodite, and Hera. In return for judging Aphrodite t... more

[Hunting lodge with pavilions. Site plan]

[Hunting lodge with pavilions. Site plan]

Watercolor rendering attributed to School of Turin, showing site plan for a hunting lodge or castle with 14 pavilions, each having a walled garden. No. 8 bis, suite de 11. Title devised by Library staff. Kennet... more

[Drawings of annual guild days of Norwich, England, 1705]

[Drawings of annual guild days of Norwich, England, 1705]

Title devised by Library staff. In album: Contributions of the "Royal Free-School"... Surrogate prints available in LOT 11314-A. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

An explanation on the prospect draft of the Fort William and Mary on Piseatagua [sic] River in yr. province of New Hampshire on the continent of America

An explanation on the prospect draft of the Fort William and Mary on P...

Drawing shows Fort William and Mary on the Piscataqua River with surrounding landscape and buildings in "the town of New Castle on the Great Island"; many features are identified by letter with corresponding ke... more

[Drawings of annual guild days of Norwich, England, 1705]

[Drawings of annual guild days of Norwich, England, 1705]

Title devised by Library staff. In album: Contributions of the "Royal Free-School"... Surrogate prints available in LOT 11314-A. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

[Drawings of annual guild days of Norwich, England, 1705]

[Drawings of annual guild days of Norwich, England, 1705]

Title devised by Library staff. In album: Contributions of the "Royal Free-School"... Surrogate prints available in LOT 11314-A. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

[Drawings of annual guild days of Norwich, England, 1705]

[Drawings of annual guild days of Norwich, England, 1705]

Title devised by Library staff. In album: Contributions of the "Royal Free-School"... Surrogate prints available in LOT 11314-A. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

[Project for a circular arcade. Perspective rendering]

[Project for a circular arcade. Perspective rendering]

Title devised by Library staff. Sketch plan of arcade on verso. Item conserved and/or rehoused. See Supplementary Material for prior mats and mounts. Kenneth H. Walker Collection. Gift; Kenneth H. Walker; 1999;... more

The twelve months represented by Lilliputian figures

The twelve months represented by Lilliputian figures

Scene in January, showing couple keeping warm in winter clothing; and scene in February, showing couple, in masquerades, holding hands. Each scene framed by elaborate ornamental and pictorial borders. Forms par... more

[Church of SS. Claudius and Andrew of the Burgundians, Rome, Italy. Façade. Elevation. Rendering]

[Church of SS. Claudius and Andrew of the Burgundians, Rome, Italy. Fa...

Title devised by Library staff. Item conserved and/or rehoused. See Supplementary Material for prior mats and mounts. Kenneth H. Walker Collection. Gift; Kenneth H. Walker; 1999; (DLC/PP-2000:029). Unprocessed ... more

[A small house or teahouse in a grove of trees and near a small bridge, with pine trees and mountains, and another house in the background]

[A small house or teahouse in a grove of trees and near a small bridge...

Title devised by Library staff. Chinese script and two chops in upper right corner.

A B vue des restes interieurs d'un des pronaos du temple de Neptune ... Piranesi del. et sculp

A B vue des restes interieurs d'un des pronaos du temple de Neptune .....

View of the interior of the temple of Neptune, with lettered key. Title from shelflist card. Vertical crease down center. Planche XIII. Béraldi, 13.

Indiens du Canada

Indiens du Canada

Photograph shows reproduction of drawing of two Indians. Title from item. Forms part of: Visual materials from the Ludwig, Baron von Closen papers (Library of Congress). Accession box no. DLC/PP-1988:012

[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

Crucifixion of Jesus Ange or Auge Palus? fecit

Crucifixion of Jesus Ange or Auge Palus? fecit

Drawing shows the crucifixion of Jesus Christ; two angels, representing Fame, appear at the top corners, one holds a banner labeled "Engel Palus"[?]; two horsemen with swords enter from the sides at the base; t... more

Uniform of a lieutenant 3d Artillery

Uniform of a lieutenant 3d Artillery

Drawing is half-length drawing of the uniform of a lieutenant in the 3rd Artillery, perhaps a British military officer. Gift; Stockton W. Jones; 1930; (DLC/PP-1930:47678).

[Caricature of musician or actor dancing, with a cat at his feet]

[Caricature of musician or actor dancing, with a cat at his feet]

Title and date devised by Library staff, no information provided by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

[Two men, possibly actors]

[Two men, possibly actors]

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

A view of the Cohoes or Great Fall of the Mohawk River taken from above

A view of the Cohoes or Great Fall of the Mohawk River taken from abov...

Drawing shows a waterfall on the Mohawk River at Cohoes in New York state. Transfer; Map Division.

[Silhouette of man facing left, no. 9]

[Silhouette of man facing left, no. 9]

Bust silhouette portrait shows an unidentified man facing left. He has a prominent nose. Title devised by Library staff. Blind stamp below image: Museum. (DLC/PP-44431). qw05 2011-12r

[Silhouette of man facing left, no. 8]

[Silhouette of man facing left, no. 8]

Bust silhouette portrait shows an unidentified man facing left. He wears a wig with a ponytail and has a prominent nose. Title devised by Library staff. Reverse image of DRWG/US - Peale, no. 21 (AA size). (DLC/PP-44431).

[Silhouette of man facing left, no. 12]

[Silhouette of man facing left, no. 12]

Bust silhouette portrait shows an unidentified man facing left. His hair does not reach his collar. A lock of hair hangs over his forehead. He wears a cravat. Title devised by Library staff. (DLC/PP-44431).

[Silhouette of man facing left, no. 2]

[Silhouette of man facing left, no. 2]

Silhouette bust portrait shows an unidentified man facing left. He wears a wig tied by a ribbon at the back and a cravat. Title from item. Blind stamp below image: Museum. (DLC/PP-44431).

[Silhouette of man facing left, no. 11]

[Silhouette of man facing left, no. 11]

Bust silhouette portrait shows an unidentified man facing left. His hair does not reach his collar. A lock of hair hangs over his forehead. Title devised by Library staff. Faint blind stamp below image indeciph... more

[Silhouette of unidentified girl facing left, no. 1]

[Silhouette of unidentified girl facing left, no. 1]

Bust silhouette portrait shows an unidentified girl facing left. She wears a bow high in her hair. A lock of hair hangs over her forehead. Title devised by Library staff. (DLC/PP-44431).

[Silhouette of man facing left, no. 6]

[Silhouette of man facing left, no. 6]

Bust silhouette portrait shows unidentified man facing left. He has a lock of hair over his forehead, wavy hair, and sports a cravat around his neck. Title devised by Library staff. (DLC/PP-44431).

[Silhouette of woman facing left, no. 1]

[Silhouette of woman facing left, no. 1]

Bust silhouette portrait shows unidentified woman facing left. Ink has been used to enhance the outline of her hair. Title devised by Library staff. Faint blind stamp below image: Museum. (DLC/PP-44431).

[Silhouette of woman facing left, no. 5]

[Silhouette of woman facing left, no. 5]

Bust silhouette portrait shows an unidentified woman facing left with a bun in her hair, and strand of hair over her forehead. Title devised by Library staff. Blind stamp below image: Peales Museum. (DLC/PP-44431).

[Silhouette of woman facing left, no. 6]

[Silhouette of woman facing left, no. 6]

Bust silhouette portrait shows an unidentified woman or girl facing left with a bun or ribbon high in her hair, and short strand of hair over her forehead. Title devised by Library staff. (DLC/PP-44431).

[Silhouette of man facing right, no. 1]

[Silhouette of man facing right, no. 1]

Bust silhouette portrait shows an unidentified man facing right. He wears a wig with a ponytail and has a prominent nose. Title devised by Library staff. Reverse image of DRWG/US - Peale, no. 20 (AA size). (DLC... more

[Silhouette of man facing left, no. 1]

[Silhouette of man facing left, no. 1]

Bust silhouette portrait shows unidentified man facing left. He wears a wig or hat high on his head. Title devised by Library staff. Blind stamp below image: Peales Museum. (DLC/PP-44431).

[Silhouette of unidentified boy facing left]

[Silhouette of unidentified boy facing left]

Bust silhouette portrait shows an unidentified boy facing left. His hair is above his collar. A lock of hair hangs over his forehead. Title devised by Library staff. Blind stamp below image: Museum. (DLC/PP-44431).

English credulity, or the invisible ghost

English credulity, or the invisible ghost

A satire referring to the "Cock Lane Ghost" shows the interior of a bed-room crowded with men, some church ministers, one possibly Oliver Goldsmith, commenting on the "Cock Lane ghost". Two small children lie i... more

Woman with dogs, infant, and goats in the wilderness

Woman with dogs, infant, and goats in the wilderness

Print shows a shepherdess with goats, praising her dog for finding an infant among antique statues and armaments in the wilderness. Includes a remarque at bottom center showing a coat-of-arms, topped with crown... more

Myra Newell

Myra Newell

Bust portrait silhouette of a young girl identified as "Myra Newell", facing right. Title from item. Inscribed in ink at top center: 7. Inscribed in ink at botom left: Myra Newell. (DLC/PP-1998:151.27, .28, .29... more

Leda and the swan S. Gessner inv. et f

Leda and the swan S. Gessner inv. et f

Print shows scene from Greek myth of Leda with Zeus in the form of a swan. Title devised by Library staff.

Robt. [Robert] Newell

Robt. [Robert] Newell

Bust portrait silhouette of a young boy identified as "Robt. Newell", facing right. Title from item. Inscribed in ink at top center: 5 Robt. Newell. Inscribed in ink at botom left: Rob' N. (DLC/PP-1998:151.27, ... more

Bunker's Hill on N. York Island

Bunker's Hill on N. York Island

Drawing shows distant view of wooded landscape with a few buildings. Title from item. Inscriptions on front are difficult to decipher. Inscribed in ink on the back: Montresor. Possibly owned or drawn by John Mo... more

View of Fort William

View of Fort William

Topographical drawing shows Fort William on an island near Boston Neck in Massachusetts in 1770. The fort, Neck, lighthouse and a ship sailing out of the harbor are all identified. Published in: The American Re... more

Mrs. Newell

Mrs. Newell

Bust portrait silhouette of woman identified as "Mrs. Newell", facing left. She wears a bonnet with ribbon at top and fastened beneath the chin. Title from item. Inscribed in ink at top center: Mrs. Newell. (DL... more

Portrait of the artist; self-portrait

Portrait of the artist; self-portrait

Norblin fecit. Signed and dated on plate. LeBlanc 15 (3rd state). Béraldi p. 239. Title from shelflist card. Source unknown.

The birth-day ode* - as it was preformed before his M--, on the 4th of June, by the Royal Band

The birth-day ode* - as it was preformed before his M--, on the 4th of...

Print shows three musicians, Lord Sandwich on kettle drums, Lord North on violin, and Lord Germain on flute, accompanied by four singers as they present "The distresses of the nation: an ode performed in honor ... more

[House with enclosed entrance yard. Elevation, rendered]

[House with enclosed entrance yard. Elevation, rendered]

Watercolor rendering, possibly American, showing elevation of house, with entrance yard in plan, well and gate also rendered in elevation. Title devised by Library staff. Kenneth H. Walker Collection. Item cons... more

Mr. Blanchard, lʹaréonaute / desine dʹapres nature par Mr. Bolomey ; et grave par Mlle. Evans ; s. la direc. de M. d'Sallieth.

Mr. Blanchard, lʹaréonaute / desine dʹapres nature par Mr. Bolomey ; e...

Head-and-shoulders portrait of French balloonist Jean-Pierre Blanchard. Includes image of Blanchard's balloon demonstrating his experiments with balloon navigation. Title from item. Tissandier collection.

Lafayette

Lafayette

Bust and shoulders silhouette portrait shows French military officer Lafayette facing right. Purchase; 1915; (DLC/PP-1915:44874).

[Italian composer in England]

[Italian composer in England]

Drawing showing a caricature of a man playing piano and singing loudly as a bird, possibly a parrot, sings on a windowsill. Title from acquisition records; also referred to as "Italian composer in London" in ac... more

First bishop of Virginia

First bishop of Virginia

Full-length silhouette portrait shows James Madison, the first bishop of Virginia facing right outdoors next to a tree. Purchase; 1915; (DLC/PP-1915:44874).

Judge Thumb, or - patent sticks for family correction: warranted lawful!

Judge Thumb, or - patent sticks for family correction: warranted lawfu...

Judge Buller walking in foreground, carrying bundles of rods; in the background, a man with a rod raised over his head is about to strike a woman who is running away from him. Forms part of : British Cartoon Pr... more

Gloria Mundi, or The Devil addressing the sun - Pare. Lost, Book IV

Gloria Mundi, or The Devil addressing the sun - Pare. Lost, Book IV

Cartoon showing Charles James Fox standing on a roulette wheel perched atop a globe showing England and continental Europe, the implication is that his penniless state, indicated by turned-out pockets, is due t... more

[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

Experience de la machine areostatique

Experience de la machine areostatique

Vue d'optique shows the Montgolfier brothers' balloon, "The Globe," ascending from Champ de Mars, Paris, France, August 27, 1783. Caption (French): Experience de la machine aréostatique de Mrs. de Montgolfier d... more

Ou présente à signer un procès verbal aux curés celui qui ligne a des lunettes

Ou présente à signer un procès verbal aux curés celui qui ligne a des ...

Drawing shows Professor J.A.C. Charles reascending in balloon from the Nesle plain, France, on December 1, 1783, where he had landed shortly before, accompanied by Marie Noel Robert in a two hour journey from P... more

JRS

JRS

Bust silhouette portrait shows John Rhea Smith (fl. 1785-1809), son of continental congressman Jonathan Bayard Smith (1742-1812) and brother of Samuel Harrison Smith (1772-1845), facing left. Title from item. (... more

Rto. del Capitan dn. Vincente Lunardi. Nació en Lucca el dia 11 de enero de 1759 ... / Nesmith, pinxt. ; Burke, fecit.

Rto. del Capitan dn. Vincente Lunardi. Nació en Lucca el dia 11 de ene...

Head-and-shoulders portrait of Italian balloonist Vincent Lunardi, with text describing highlights of his diplomatic and aerial activities. Title from item. Tissandier collection.

The Queen of Hearts cover'd with diamonds

The Queen of Hearts cover'd with diamonds

Print shows Queen Charlotte, consort of George III, King of Great Britain, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left, wearing a jeweled turban, with additional jewels in her hair and on her clothing, she holds a... more

[Church of the Holy Apostles, Rome. Elevation and plan]

[Church of the Holy Apostles, Rome. Elevation and plan]

Inscribed: 33 and 15016B. Title devised by Library staff. Item conserved and/or rehoused. See Supplementary Material for prior mats and mounts. Kenneth H. Walker Collection. Gift; Kenneth H. Walker; 1999; (DLC/... more

Nom de MM les deputes de la ville de Paris, a l'Assemblée National

Nom de MM les deputes de la ville de Paris, a l'Assemblée National

Print shows the deputies from Paris to the National Assembly aboard a large, ornate carriage being drawn by a bull, lion, sheep, and a snake; ahead of them, leading the procession, are three female figures, one... more

La Nation française assisteé de Mr. De la Fayette terrasse le despotisme et les abus du regne feodal qui terrassaient le peuple

La Nation française assisteé de Mr. De la Fayette terrasse le despotis...

Marquis de Lafayette assisting the French nation (Marie) trampling figure in sarcophagus with wings and hair of snakes while nude figure is attached by serpents. Title from item. Possibly purchased by George IV... more

Noah's Ark improved, or an attempt to land in the teeth of the wind

Noah's Ark improved, or an attempt to land in the teeth of the wind

A British satire on Charles Stanhope's Toleration Bill of 1789 which was an attempt to remove the yoke of religious obligations on persons seeking public office (cf. Test and Corporation Acts). Despite the fact... more

Baron du Pont Duchambon, elève du roi à l'École royale militaire de Paris le jour ou il a voulu s'enlever dans le balon de Blanchard au Champs de Mars, 1784 / / Peint par son cousin eleve du Roi.

Baron du Pont Duchambon, elève du roi à l'École royale militaire de Pa...

Half-length portrait of Baron Du Pont Duchambon with balloon in background. Title from item. Tissandier collection.

Baptism of Edward I / M. Brown Jr.

Baptism of Edward I / M. Brown Jr.

Drawing of an infant, perhaps an angel on the recto. Sketch of an elderly man with cane on verso. Title from item. (DLC/PP-1997:105) Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection at the Library of Congress.

[One-point perspective sketches of structure, road, and trees, with shifting vanishing point]

[One-point perspective sketches of structure, road, and trees, with sh...

Four sketches. Church interior elevation and section with galleries and vaulted ceiling on verso. M.I.T. no. A-d-12. Drawing not signed; attribution based on handwriting and drawing style. From the Massachusett... more

Charles aux Thuilleries [i.e., Tuileries] le 1e decembre 1783 / P.G. Tavenard, sculp.

Charles aux Thuilleries [i.e., Tuileries] le 1e decembre 1783 / P.G. T...

Head-and-shoulders profile portrait of French balloonist J.A.C. Charles, who made the first flight in a hydrogen balloon, Dec. 1, 1783. Includes banner with caption "Jusq'alors san égal, le monarque des airs, y... more

Le veritable navigateur aerien / L.J. Stoupy Bijou, invenit et delineavit ; Michon, scl.

Le veritable navigateur aerien / L.J. Stoupy Bijou, invenit et delinea...

Design drawing for an airship navigational system project by Stoupy Bijou consisting of five balloons fastened to a sixty foot mast, a rudder, two 12 foot long oars, and two polygonal vanes to control the rise ... more

[Perspective rule for drawing square structure illustrated with geometrical diagram; figure IV]

[Perspective rule for drawing square structure illustrated with geomet...

Manuscript description of "rule IV," illustrated by "fig. IV". M.I.T. no. A-d-7 or A-d-8. Drawing not signed; attribution based on handwriting and drawing style. From the Massachusetts Institute of Technology S... more

Charles aux Thuilleries [i.e. Tuileries] le 1er decembre 1783

Charles aux Thuilleries [i.e. Tuileries] le 1er decembre 1783

Head-and-shoulders profile portrait of French balloonist J.A.C. Charles, who made the first flight in a hydrogen balloon, Dec. 1, 1783. Title from item. "Jusq'alors san égal, le monarque des airs, y suivit son ... more

[Study for an altar. Elevation]

[Study for an altar. Elevation]

Sotheby Parke Bernet auction catalog, New York, sale number 4330, lot 116: attributed to Agostino Mitelli. Date from information sheet provided by donor. Title devised by Library staff. Item conserved and/or re... more

[Structure with pedimented wings. Perspective sketch]

[Structure with pedimented wings. Perspective sketch]

Manuscript notations on drawing. M.I.T. no. A-d-13. Drawing not signed; attribution based on handwriting and drawing style. From the Massachusetts Institute of Technology School of Architecture and Planning dep... more

[Church interior with galleries and vaulted ceiling. Perspective sketch]

[Church interior with galleries and vaulted ceiling. Perspective sketc...

M.I.T. no. A-d-12. Drawing not signed; attribution based on drawing style. From the Massachusetts Institute of Technology School of Architecture and Planning deposit.

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