Relief shown by hachures. Bar scale incorrect. Note in manuscript ink on paper affixed to verso: "To accompany the claim of H.R. Schoolcraft. The country coloured green lies west & north of the [Michigan superi... more
Print satirizes Charles Wilkes' United States Exploring Expedition, which left in August 1838. The upper left vignette shows Wilkes in a rowboat with scientists who use a transit or telescope to see fauna. The ... more
Print shows Union troops spiking Confederate guns on Island No. 10 at night during a violent storm. Title from item. Caption continues: Spiking a Rebel battery by a detachment of National soldiers and sailors, ... more
Print shows an exhausted Union cavalry, under the command of General A.V. Kautz, returning to the main force after an engagement with Confederate troops in Virginia.
Broadside announcing an ascension of the giant balloon "Le Pole Nord" from the Champ-de-Mars, Paris, June 27, 1869. Proceeds from the event, organized by balloonists Wilfrid de Fonvielle and Gaston Tissandier,... more
Map of northwest part of United States and southwest part of Canada showing relief by hachures, drainage, isotherms, the wheat region, cities and towns, forts, routes and trails, the railroad network and the pr... more
Photograph shows Lady Franklin Bay Expedition members with dogs and sled. Title devised by Library staff. No. 63. Caption on back of photo lists Dr. Octave Pavy as "Dr. Parry"
Map of central Alaska showing relief by hachures and spot heights, drainage, glaciers, cities and towns, international boundary, trails and the proposed railroad.
William Rufus Shafter stands amid railroad tracks. 41195 U.S. Copyright Office. Sold only by Underwood & Underwood. Copyright by Strohmeyer & Wyman.