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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

[A residential compound with fence and outbuildings near grove of trees and small bridge, with bay and mountains in the background]

[A residential compound with fence and outbuildings near grove of tree...

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

[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.

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).

German

German

Drawing shows three Germans dancing and three others watching. Gift; Stockton W. Jones; 1930; (DLC/PP-1930:47678).

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

[Costumes of Chile]

[Costumes of Chile]

Drawing shows six Chilean clothing styles identified as: 1. costume du peuple; 2. costume de campagne; 3. Indien manœuvre; 4. costume d'èglise; 5. costume de promenade; and 6. officier de hussards. Title devise... more

A north view of Crown Point

A north view of Crown Point

Drawing shows a British gunboat under sail on Lake Champlain with a view of Crown Point, New York in the background. Title from item. Drawing attributed to Thomas Davies.

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. 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. 5]

[Silhouette of man facing left, no. 5]

Bust silhouette portrait shows unidentified man facing left. His hair stops just above his collar. A small lock of hair hangs over his forehead. He wears a cravat. Title devised by Library staff. Faint blind st... more

[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. 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. 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. 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 woman facing left, no. 3]

[Silhouette of woman facing left, no. 3]

Bust silhouette portrait shows unidentified woman or girl facing left. Her hair hangs down to the nape of her neck. A small 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 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 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. 7]

[Silhouette of man facing left, no. 7]

Bust silhouette portrait shows an unidentified man facing left. He wears a wig with a ponytail tied by a ribbon, a cravat, and shirt with a ruff. Title devised by Library staff. Blind stamp below image: Museum.... more

[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 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).

[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 man facing left, no. 3]

[Silhouette of man facing left, no. 3]

Bust silhouette portrait shows unidentified man facing left. His hair hangs below his collar. Title devised by Library staff. Blind stamp below image: Museum. (DLC/PP-44431).

[Silhouette of girl facing left, no. 1]

[Silhouette of girl facing left, no. 1]

Bust silhouette portrait shows an unidentified girl facing left. She wears a ribbon high in her hair. A lock of hair hangs over her forehead. Title devised by Library staff. Blind stamp below image: Museum. (DL... more

Vue du cataracte de Niagara, au pais des Iroquois / Antoine Le Loup fecit.

Vue du cataracte de Niagara, au pais des Iroquois / Antoine Le Loup fe...

Drawing shows two people on rocks overlooking the waterfalls at Niagara Falls. Title from item. Inscribed on verso: dans l'amerique Septentrionale ìl sort du Lai Erié et va se jetter dans le Lai Ontario.

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

Castle William

Castle William

Drawing shows a distant view of Castle William, a British fortification on an island in Boston Harbor. Title from item. Published in: The American Revolution in drawings and prints; a checklist of 1765-1790 gra... more

Lafayette

Lafayette

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

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).

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

[Medallion portraits of Washington and Lafayette, on plinth draped with flags]
[Allegorical scene of interior with columns, Minerva, Fame, and other figures; possibly a design for a certificate]
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.

[Allegorical scene of female figures in clouds atop columns]

[Allegorical scene of female figures in clouds atop columns]

Unfinished drawing shows three female figures and three cherubs in clouds atop columns, perhaps a design for a certificate. In the center a woman wearing a head scarf holds and touches three cherubs. To her rig... more

The narrows near New York 1798 / JFP.

The narrows near New York 1798 / JFP.

Drawing shows view from aboard a ship of another ship passing through the Narrows, pine covered hills with buildings flying the Union Jack, and of the harbor and Stapleton in the background (possibly after a pr... more

The narrows near New York 1798 / JFP.

The narrows near New York 1798 / JFP.

Drawing shows view from aboard a ship of other ships off the Narrows, with buildings along the shore, and Union Jack flags (possibly after a pre-Revolution drawing). Title from item.

Punishment for spitting on the deck - carrying a spittoon for the crew

Punishment for spitting on the deck - carrying a spittoon for the crew

Drawing shows a sailor carrying container into which another sailor spits. Title from item. Removed from mat with notation: SE 3300.5 Cat 168. (DLC/PP-1997:105) Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection at the... more

Th Jefferson

Th Jefferson

Full-length silhouette portrait shows president Thomas Jefferson facing right. Purchase; 1915; (DLC/PP-1915:44874). Exhibited: "Creating the United States," the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., 2011-2012.

[French actor, full-length portrait, facing slightly right, right hand raised, skipping or dancing, wearing a plumed turban-like headdress]

[French actor, full-length portrait, facing slightly right, right hand...

Title devised by Library staff. Inscribed in ink on lower right: Louis[?] Opera 1770. Paper has a portion of a watermark on the right side. No. 44044 2.

[Circus sketches: acrobats and circus animals]
Portly man, full-length, left profile, holding a rifle, standing at attention; on verso, full-length portrait of a soldier, wearing uniform, standing, facing left, and two study sketches of rifles

Portly man, full-length, left profile, holding a rifle, standing at at...

Title devised by Library staff. Paper is blind stamped on lower left corner. Paper is lined on verso. (DLC/PP-2000:095) Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection at the Library of Congress. Forms part of: Docu... more

Napoleonic era battle scene showing soldiers fighting at close-quarters, using rifles as clubs and with fixed bayonets; two men at center struggle over military standard

Napoleonic era battle scene showing soldiers fighting at close-quarter...

Title devised by Library staff. Inscribed in pencil on verso: Found in Hopkinson silhouette book. (DLC/PP-2000:095) Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection at the Library of Congress. Forms part of: Document... more

Bucked and gaged - triced up DS monogram

Bucked and gaged - triced up DS monogram

Drawing shows two sailors being punished, the first is seated with a rod beneath his knees and over his elbows, his hands tied together just below his knees, a small rod is placed in his mouth with a cord tied ... more

Unidentified woman, bust portrait, facing left, wearing a bonnet

Unidentified woman, bust portrait, facing left, wearing a bonnet

Title devised by Library staff. (DLC/PP-2001:029). Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection at the Library of Congress. Forms part of: Documentary drawing filing series (Library of Congress).

Married to the gunner's daughter DS monogram

Married to the gunner's daughter DS monogram

Drawing shows a sailor being punished by having him lie on a cannon barrel with his hands tied at one end and his feet at the other, he is then flogged. Title from item. Signed with monogram on lower right: DS.... more

[French actress, full-length portrait, seen from behind, right hand raised, skipping or dancing, wearing a plumed headdress]

[French actress, full-length portrait, seen from behind, right hand ra...

Title devised by Library staff. Inscribed in ink on lower right: Le Gateux. Inscribed in ink in upper right corner: 68. No. 44044 21.

John Randolph of Roanoke

John Randolph of Roanoke

Full-length silhouette portrait shows the Virginia politician John Randolph facing left. He wears a cape and cap. Purchase; 1915; (DLC/PP-1915:44874).

Henry Clay's bulbous panteloons sic or where the coffee went to

Henry Clay's bulbous panteloons sic or where the coffee went to

Drawing shows an Anglo-African (or African American) cabin boy named "Henry Clay" on board a ship; he has been caught by another sailor with a stash of stolen coffee that he has hidden in pantaloons. Title from... more

Meriwether Lewis

Meriwether Lewis

Bust-and-shoulders silhouette portrait shows the explorer Meriwether Lewis facing right. Purchase; 1915; (DLC/PP-1915:44874).

Falls of Niagara. View of the great pitch taken from below, see Foresters, a poem

Falls of Niagara. View of the great pitch taken from below, see Forest...

Drawing shows great volumes of water cascading over a cliff as seen from below at Niagara Falls. Title from item. See: "The Foresters : A poem descriptive of a pedestrian journey to the falls of Niagara, in the... more

Margueritte Olive Simon Alexandre Ami Goujeou Bonplond i.e. Bonpland

Margueritte Olive Simon Alexandre Ami Goujeou Bonplond i.e. Bonpland

Bust silhouette portrait shows a man, perhaps the son of Amie Jacques Alexandre Goujaud Bonpland (1773-1858), facing left. Bonpland, along with Alexandre von Humboldt, toured South America identifying and class... more

Allegorical scene showing prosperity J.J. Barralet 1807

Allegorical scene showing prosperity J.J. Barralet 1807

Drawing shows an allegorical scene with an eagle spilling the contents of a cornucopia into the lap of a woman, possibly the goddess Euthenia, seated, holding up her apron to catch them, she is handing some to ... more

Four Jamaican figures talking at a fence

Four Jamaican figures talking at a fence

Title devised by Library staff. Vague pencil sketch on verso. Unpublished finding aid, Drawings of Jamaica by William Berryman, available in LC Prints & Photographs Reading Room.

Ipswich. Massachusetts wollen [sic] manufactory & bridge

Ipswich. Massachusetts wollen [sic] manufactory & bridge

Title from item. Philadelphia Print Shop Inventory, no. 277. (DLC/PP-1995:140.277). Forms part of: John Rubens Smith Collection (Library of Congress).

Design for the frontispiece of a periodical work called "The ordeal" in Boston, 1810
[View of the city of Charleston, South Carolina, with a large home and smaller houses, outbuildings, and perhaps a slave cabin]

[View of the city of Charleston, South Carolina, with a large home and...

Title devised by Library staff. Preliminary sketch on verso. Includes puncture holes around the edges where paper was fastened to a board. Watermark with a large fleur de lis with W. Philadelphia Print Shop Inv... more

[View of Charleston, South Carolina, perhaps looking southwest, showing ships, sailboats, and five men in a  rowboat]

[View of Charleston, South Carolina, perhaps looking southwest, showin...

Title devised by Library staff. Preliminary sketches of human figures on verso. Includes a remarque at lower left center of sheet showing the figure of a man in a rowboat. Watermark: AMIES. Philadelphia Print S... more

[Preliminary sketch for neoclassic building with "MDCCXIX" on pediment, Charleston, S.C.]

[Preliminary sketch for neoclassic building with "MDCCXIX" on pediment...

Title devised by Library staff. Philadelphia Print Shop Inventory, no. 102. (DLC/PP-1995:140.102). Forms part of: John Rubens Smith collection (Library of Congress).

[View of the city of Charleston, S.C., with a mansion, the Nathaniel Rusell House on Meeting Street at center, surrounded by smaller residences and First Scots Presbyterian Church at right]

[View of the city of Charleston, S.C., with a mansion, the Nathaniel R...

Title devised by Library staff. Includes puncture holes around edges where paper was fastened to a board. Preliminary perspective sketch on verso. Watermark: AMIES & Co; also a dove with olive branch on the lef... more

[Preliminary sketch of a large public building in Charleston, South Carolina, with small pediment and cupola]

[Preliminary sketch of a large public building in Charleston, South Ca...

Title devised by Library staff. Inscribed in lower left: 6 windows [?], green blinds [?], roof red [?]. Sketch of a face, possibly from a statue, on verso. Philadelphia Print Shop Inventory, no. 106. (DLC/PP-19... more

[Perspective view of Broad Street in Charleston, South Carolina, with St. Michaels Church at right center]

[Perspective view of Broad Street in Charleston, South Carolina, with ...

Title from item. Watermark: AMIES & Co; also a dove with olive branch on the right margin. Philadelphia Print Shop Inventory, no. 99. (DLC/PP-1995:140.99). Forms part of: John Rubens Smith collection (Library o... more

[View of Charleston, South Carolina, perhaps coming down the Cooper River, showing ships, rowboats, and canoes on the water]

[View of Charleston, South Carolina, perhaps coming down the Cooper Ri...

Title devised by Library staff. Watermark: AMIES. Philadelphia Print Shop Inventory, no. 93. (DLC/PP-1995:140.93). Forms part of: John Rubens Smith collection (Library of Congress).

View of a street in the city of Charleston, South Carolina, with a church at center

View of a street in the city of Charleston, South Carolina, with a chu...

Title devised by Library staff. Includes puncture holes along sides and bottom where paper was fastened to a board. Watermark: AMIES & Co; also a dove with olive branch on the left margin. Philadelphia Print Sh... more

A view taken from the S.W. end of Charleston, S.C. Jany 17th 1812

A view taken from the S.W. end of Charleston, S.C. Jany 17th 1812

Title from item. Preliminary sketches of human figures on verso. Watermark: AMIES. Philadelphia Print Shop Inventory, no. 90. (DLC/PP-1995:140.90). Forms part of: John Rubens Smith collection (Library of Congress).

[Preliminary sketch for neoclassic building with "MDCCXIX" on pediment, Charleston, S.C.]

[Preliminary sketch for neoclassic building with "MDCCXIX" on pediment...

Title devised by Library staff. Preliminary sketches on verso. Watermark shows a dove holding an olive branch, representing Amies & Co. Philadelphia Print Shop Inventory, no. 101. (DLC/PP-1995:140.101). Forms p... more

[View of Charleston, South Carolina, possibly looking north toward Sullivan's Island]

[View of Charleston, South Carolina, possibly looking north toward Sul...

Drawing shows in lower left the figure of a man walking along the shoreline and a larger preliminary sketch of the man, also to the right of the man is a preliminary sketch of a woman walking to the right carry... more

The troops disembarking to attack Fort Oswego, under the command of Genl. Drummond and Sir T. Yeo, Lake Ontario, May the 6th 1814 / / By Capt. Steele. 2d. Battn. Royal Marines

The troops disembarking to attack Fort Oswego, under the command of Ge...

Seascape drawing shows British sailors leaving their ships and rowing toward Fort Oswego on Lake Ontario during the War of 1812. The 2nd battalion of the Royal Marines, under Lieutenant General Sir George Gordo... more

Thomas Howell

Thomas Howell

Drawing shows a man, identified as "Thomas Howell", full-length, standing, facing left, wearing tattered clothing. Title from item. Inscribed on mount: Thomas Howell. No. 24. Picture of deranged T.H. by our cel... more

The eldest son of Judge Breckenridge

The eldest son of Judge Breckenridge

Bust silhouette portrait shows the eldest son of Judge Henry Marie Breckenridge (1786-1871) facing right. Title from item. Faint blind stamp below image indecipherable. (DLC/PP-44431).

Portrait of unidentified man, half-length, seated, facing front

Portrait of unidentified man, half-length, seated, facing front

Title devised by Library staff. (DLC/PP-2000:095) Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection at the Library of Congress. Forms part of: Documentary drawing filing series (Library of Congress).

Letter signed by James Smith with sketches of two unidentified people, bust portraits, a woman shown in left profile and a man facing slightly left JAS

Letter signed by James Smith with sketches of two unidentified people,...

Title devised by Library staff. Inscribed in ink at top: Mr. Tucker[?] For I have not time to waight but I wil call on you and pay the [...] the last of next week and I want to no how much do I ask for it it $3... more

Arrangement of a peony with other flowers

Arrangement of a peony with other flowers

Title devised by Library staff. (DLC/PP-2001:068) Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection at the Library of Congress. Forms part of: Documentary drawing filing series (Library of Congress).

Rose blossoms on stem with leaves

Rose blossoms on stem with leaves

Title devised by Library staff. Typed on label attached to verso: This flower study was painted by William W. Thackara 1791-1839 water colors. (DLC/PP-2001:068) Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection at the... more

Equites Achivi Machaon Swallowtail

Equites Achivi Machaon Swallowtail

Title from item. Typed on label attached to verso: Painted by William W. Thackara 1791-1839 water colors. (DLC/PP-2001:068) Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection at the Library of Congress. Forms part of: ... more

Winlock baths Sheperton Fields

Winlock baths Sheperton Fields

Sketch shows an interior scene of men at the baths; some swimming, some dressed in suits and top hats. Title from item. Inscribed in pencil at bottom center: Engraved. Inscriptions on front are difficult to dec... more

Draw bridge over Potomac at George Town, D.C. / J.R.S.

Draw bridge over Potomac at George Town, D.C. / J.R.S.

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

Rose on a stem with leaves and unopened blossoms

Rose on a stem with leaves and unopened blossoms

Title devised by Library staff. Inscribed in ink on verso: Painted by William W. Thackara 1791-1839 water colors. (DLC/PP-2001:068) Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection at the Library of Congress. Forms p... more

[Cornucopia of flowers]

[Cornucopia of flowers]

Drawing shows an upright cornucopia filled with flowers.

[Two men in the woods aiming rifles during hunt]

[Two men in the woods aiming rifles during hunt]

Title devised by Library staff. Inscribed in ink at lower right: Engraved by J.P. No. 7.3.

Springing them up to meet the train

Springing them up to meet the train

Sketch shows a horsedrawn stagecoach full of passengers moving left to right with a train in the background. Title from item. Inscribed in ink at top center: Engraved. No. 34:6.

[Two hunters holding guns, three dogs, and man carrying game and wiping his brow in field surrounded by woods]

[Two hunters holding guns, three dogs, and man carrying game and wipin...

Title devised by Library staff. Inscribed in ink at top right: Engraved and pubs. by R.B. Holloway. No. 8:1.

[Woman holding jug atop her head]

[Woman holding jug atop her head]

Drawing shows half-length woman wearing classical robes carrying a jug atop her head. Inscribed, but scored in such a way that does not make it looked signed: Eliz C.P. Price 1820. Gift; Stockton W. Jones; 1930... more

[Steeplechase, some riders and horses have fallen after jumping fence]

[Steeplechase, some riders and horses have fallen after jumping fence]

Sketch shows riders and horses during a steeplechase, jumping a fence, some horses have fallen and riders are scrambling to get out of the way; spectators are standing in the background on the upper right. Titl... more

[Butterfly and flowers]

[Butterfly and flowers]

Drawings shows a butterfly on a flower. Inscribed in brown ink on verso: Take this little Arthetta dear in token of my love sincere Phebe S. Woodward. Inscribed in graphite on verso: stone cream mat 2147.

Alice

Alice

Drawing shows a seated woman wearing a gown and shawl facing slightly left. Inscribed on verso: original drawing by Attoe in [?] for Dickens book.

City street scene with "Brewhouse" in "Spittle Fields"

City street scene with "Brewhouse" in "Spittle Fields"

Drawing shows a horse team harnessed to a low cart or wagon at the side of a street with buildings along each side, possibly in Spitalfields. Details show lamps along the side of the street, a man leaning again... more

MAS

MAS

Bust silhouette portrait shows MAS, perhaps Anna Maria Smith, daughter of Samuel Harrison Smith (1772-1845) as identified by pencil inscription, facing left. Title from item. (DLC/PP-44431).

[Horseracing at steeplechase, spectators in background]

[Horseracing at steeplechase, spectators in background]

Sketch shows horses and riders racing across a field, one horse has fallen and the rider is standing next to it; spectators stand among trees in the background on the upper right. Title devised by Library staff... more

Side view of unidentified building with bay window, a fence made from stone blocks along the side, and pine trees in the background

Side view of unidentified building with bay window, a fence made from ...

Title devised by Library staff. (DLC/PP-2000:095) Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection at the Library of Congress. Forms part of: Documentary drawing filing series (Library of Congress).

[Study for bank-note vignette: textile industry]

[Study for bank-note vignette: textile industry]

Purchase; John Carbonell; 1980, (DLC/PP-1981:026.1).

From atop the Indian leap towards the imbankment [sic] which forms the reservoir named Deep Gap / J.R.S. 1821.

From atop the Indian leap towards the imbankment [sic] which forms the...

Drawing shows a bird's-eye view of the reservoir at Deep Gap, North Carolina, with mountains and forest. Title from item. Philadelphia Print Shop Inventory, no. 641. (DLC/PP-1992:217.12). Forms part of: John Ru... more

[Vase]

[Vase]

Drawing is a side-view of a vase decorated with a leave and grape pattern and a snake-shaped handle. Inscribed below image: Designed & drawn by J.G. Bruff. Artist anagram lower right. 46143.

[South view of the town and fortifications of Puerto Rico]
[Preliminary sketch, with grid, of the driveway in front of Mount Vernon]

[Preliminary sketch, with grid, of the driveway in front of Mount Vern...

Drawing shows a preliminary sketch, set on a grid, of the circular drive in front of the manor house at Mount Vernon, including outbuildings on the left and tall trees in the background. Title devised by Librar... more

Unidentified man, half-length portrait, facing front Schoener 1827

Unidentified man, half-length portrait, facing front Schoener 1827

Title devised by Library staff. Signed and dated in ink on right. (DLC/PP-2000:095). Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection at the Library of Congress. Forms part of: Documentary drawing filing series (Libr... more

North west [i.e., east] view from 3rd story of Mrs. Davis boarding house

North west [i.e., east] view from 3rd story of Mrs. Davis boarding hou...

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

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