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Topic: fortification

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[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

Eigendliche Abbildung der Neuen erbauten Vestung dess Grafen von Serin, welche genandt wird Serin-War sampt den umbligenden Schantzen, Flüssen ... auch was sich auff diesen Plätzen, vor blutige Treffen oder Scharmützel, hin und wider zugetragen, welches hier alles ausführlich beschrieben ist, dessgleichen auch der gantze Inhalt dess Kupfferstücks mit Lateinischen Buchstaben nach dem Alphabet verzeichnet ist

Eigendliche Abbildung der Neuen erbauten Vestung dess Grafen von Serin...

Birds-eye view print shows a bend in the Mura River with an island across from the New Zerin War fortress (Novi Zrin Fortress (Croatia). Also shown are tents, trees and lake behind a dam. Also includes inset po... more

Plan du fort projetteʾ au nouveau Bilocxy.

Plan du fort projetteʾ au nouveau Bilocxy.

Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Plan du Fort Condé de la Mobille, marqué en rouge dans l'Etat quil est presentement 1743, avec la partie de l'augementation [i.e. l'augmentation] proposée, marqué en jeaune [i.e. jaune].

Plan du Fort Condé de la Mobille, marqué en rouge dans l'Etat quil est...

Relief shown pictorially and by shading. Shows Mobile and Fort Condé (later renamed Fort Charlotte), Alabama. "Echelle de cent cinquante toises." Pen-and-ink and watercolor (green, brown, red, yellow). "This Fr... more

A view of the most material instruments used in fortification and gunnery

A view of the most material instruments used in fortification and gunn...

Composite of many instruments of warfare and fortification.

Plan du Petit Goâve et de son acul pour servir au projet général de sa défense par mer en 1752.

Plan du Petit Goâve et de son acul pour servir au projet général de sa...

Scale ca. 1:5,200. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor, on tracing paper. Has watermark. Relief shown by shading. Depths shown by soundings. Imperfect: Deteriorated and discolored along folds. On verso, uppe... more

A plan of the city of Louisbourg with its fortifications

A plan of the city of Louisbourg with its fortifications

Relief shown by hachures. Transfer from Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Aug. 2010. Gift from Mark Hutchins, Hutchins & Associates. Indexed. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a... more

A plan of Quebec, metropolis of Canada in North America

A plan of Quebec, metropolis of Canada in North America

Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications. Oriented with north to the right. Appears in the London Magazine, April 1759, volume 28. Includes index to points of interest. LC copy mounted on cloth. LC Maps a... more

A plan of Quebec

A plan of Quebec

Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications. Oriented with north to the right. Includes index to points of interest and text. Insets: The port & environs of Quebec as it was when attack'd by the English -- A... more

A plan of the River St. Lawrence from the Falls of Montmorenci to Sillery, with the operations of the siege of Quebec

A plan of the River St. Lawrence from the Falls of Montmorenci to Sill...

Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications and military activity in the vicinity of Québec. Includes illustrations, index to ships, etc., and indexed inset "A plan of the action gained by the English near Q... more

Plan of the fort and fortress at Crown Point with their environs. With the disposition of the English Army under the command of Genl. Amherst encamp'd there 1759.

Plan of the fort and fortress at Crown Point with their environs. With...

Scale 1:7,200; 200 yards to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading and hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes "References."... more

A plan of the town and citadel of Fort Royal in Martinico : the last landing place of our army and the country through which it marched to the attack /

A plan of the town and citadel of Fort Royal in Martinico : the last l...

Also shows Bay and Cul de Sac Royal. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Differs slightly from the map of Fort Royal in London Magazine, April 1762, v. 31. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, ... more

Plan of the town & fort of Grenada

Plan of the town & fort of Grenada

Shows town, fort, and harbor of Saint George's. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. In upper margin: For the London Magazine. From London magazine, or, Gentleman's monthly intelligencer. Decemb... more

Designs for fortifying Governors Island near New York.

Designs for fortifying Governors Island near New York.

Scale 1:144; 12 ft. to an in. Title from verso. Manuscript; pen-and-ink and watercolor. Shows "Section thro' A, B." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1141 Available also through the Library of Congress Web s... more

Plan of the town & fortifications of Montreal or ville Marie in Canada - view of the town &c of Montreal / Aitkin sc.

Plan of the town & fortifications of Montreal or ville Marie in Canada...

Print shows map "Plan of the town & fortifications of Montreal or ville Marie in Canada" on the Saint Lawrence River, with insert, after D. Pomarede (see no. 352), "View of the town &c of Montreal" which the fo... more

A draught of the towns of Boston and Charles Town and the circumjacent country shewing the works thrown up by His Majesty's troops, and also those by the rebels, during the campaign: 1775.

A draught of the towns of Boston and Charles Town and the circumjacent...

Scale ca. 1:26,500. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Watermark: J. Whatman. Relief shown by shading. Depths shown by soundings. "N.B. The rebels entrenchments are express'd as they appear from Beacon Hil... more

Plan of Boston & vicinity.

Plan of Boston & vicinity.

Scale ca. 1:24,000. Title from verso, legible only with back lighting. Alternate title from Philip Lee Phillips' A list of maps of America: Boston and environs, showing entrenchments. Manuscript, pen-and-ink an... more

[Plan of the "Neck" and fortifications] Delivd. to H.E. Gl. Gage, June 30th. 1775.--J.M.

[Plan of the "Neck" and fortifications] Delivd. to H.E. Gl. Gage, June...

Scale ca. 1:5,650. Title from P. L. Phillips' A list of maps of America, p. 148. Alternate title from Peter Force's catalog of manuscript maps: Works for defense of Boston. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolo... more

Plan of The Narrows, shewing the channel, shoal, depth of water, and the several battery's proposed on each side to prevent an enemy's sailing up to New York.

Plan of The Narrows, shewing the channel, shoal, depth of water, and t...

Scale 1:6,000; 500 ft. to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by shading. Depths shown by soundings. Includes "Explanation." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1155 Ava... more

Plan of the works opposite Hell-Gate.

Plan of the works opposite Hell-Gate.

Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1153 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

Fort on the first hill in Dorc̃ester. Fort on the second hill in Dorc̃ester.

Fort on the first hill in Dorc̃ester. Fort on the second hill in Dorc̃...

Scale 1:480; 40 ft. to 1 in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. One of a series of 5 drawings, in the same hand, of fortifications around Boston after rebuilding by American force... more

[New York Island. Military; unfinished.

[New York Island. Military; unfinished.

Scale ca. 1:9,500. Title from manuscript catalog of Peter Force map collection. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Shows fortifications and redoubts north of the vicinity of Hell Gate befor... more

A plan of the town of Boston, with the intrenchments &c. of His Majestys forces in 1775: From the observations of Lieut. Page of His Majesty's Corps of Engineers; and from the plans of other gentlemen.

A plan of the town of Boston, with the intrenchments &c. of His Majest...

Scale ca. 1:9,700. Includes "References to the lines &c." and "References to the town." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 934 Vault ... more

[Philadelphia and vicinity. Military.

[Philadelphia and vicinity. Military.

Scale 1:21,120; 1 mile to 3 in. Title from manuscript catalog of Peter Force map collection. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Shows f... more

[Philadelphia and neighborhood].

[Philadelphia and neighborhood].

Scale ca. 1:20,400. Title from William Faden's Catalogue of a curious and valuable collection of original maps and plans. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Shows line... more

A plan of the city and environs of Philadelphia : with the works and encampments of His Majesty's forces under the command of Lieutenant General Sir William Howe, K.B. /

A plan of the city and environs of Philadelphia : with the works and e...

Scale ca. 1:21,000. Shows names of rural landholders. Indexed for public buildings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1327 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AAC... more

[Savannah & its fortifications.

[Savannah & its fortifications.

Scale ca. 1:5,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and pencil. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1580 Available also throug... more

[Bay of Pensacola, fortification.

[Bay of Pensacola, fortification.

Scale 1:600; 50 ft. to an in. Title from manuscript catalog of Peter Force map collection. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Has watermark. Relief shown by hachures. Shows Fort George. Includes index to points of intere... more

Plan of Savannah and its fortifications in 1782.

Plan of Savannah and its fortifications in 1782.

Scale 1:6,000; 500 ft. to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Relief shown by hachures. Has watermark. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1586 Available ... more