Illus. in: Buch der natur / Konrad von Megenberg. Augsburg : J. Bamler, 1481. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 55.
Five German soldiers, one carrying a sword, one playing the fife, a drummer whose drum bears Hopfer's initials, one carrying a flag, and one carrying a halberd.
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
Print shows the walled city of Thionville in France surrounded by cannons with troops breaching a wall. Spanish forces forced the French army out of the besieged Thionville in 1639 during the Thirty Years' War... more
Print shows a birds-eye view of the city of Mainz, Germany with towers and other buildings on the shore of the Rhine and Main rivers. Also visible are boats in the harbor and a long boat with soldiers arriving ... more
A fox tied to a tree, a cat, lying as if dead, with a rat in its mouth, an open rat cage and rats; across the river, Magdeburg burns; text below image.
Print shows a birds-eye view of the walled city of Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany with its many towers. Also visible are troops firing cannons, soldiers in formation, soldiers on horseback during the sacking... more
Print shows two birds-eye views battlefields outside of Freystadt, Germany on August 1 and at Altenberg, outside of Nuremberg on August 24, 1632. Indicated on the upper image are different towns and villages in... more
A mock funeral procession for the heavy imperial taxes levied on the Protestants but lost after the Protestant victory at Breitenfeld. The procession begins in the lower right corner and advances across the bot... more
Print shows birds-eye view of the map of the battlefield outside of Freystadt, Germany in 1632. Also indicated on the map are different towns and villages including Fürth, Nuremberg, Lauff, Schwabach, Rott and ... more
Print shows birds eye view of the battle field and formation of troops outside of Pfaffenhofen. Indicated on the print are letters A-N, with no key. Also identified in the picture are the towns of Liechtenberg ... more
Birds-eye view print shows the Alte Brücke [Old Bridge] on the Main River between Frankfurt and Sachsenhausen during battle in August 1635 when imperialist troops captured Sachsenhausen that had been occupied b... more
Birds-eye view print shows the plan of the city of Lindau on the shore of Lake Constance during the siege by the Swedish army in 1647. Included are views of ships on the lake, formation of troops and key landma... more
Print shows the battle of Vienna, September 12, 1683, with numerous engagements among various forces in the near and middle distance, and Vienna in the background separated from the fighting by "the Vienna Rive... more
Print shows a plan identifying troop formations, cities and landmarks along the Neckar River between Heilbronn, Horcheim and Lauffen in 1693. Locations and activities in the print are numbered 1-62 with explana... more
Birds-eye view print shows view of the fortress city of Landau (Landau an der Pfaltz), Germany surrounded by troops. Volleys of cannon are being shot into the city. In the right foreground are a group of noblem... more
Birds-eye view print shows the walled fortress city of Ulm, Germany as it was retaken by imperial and grand alliance troops on September 11, 1704 after being under Bavarian and French control. Title from captio... more
Birds-eye view engraving shows battlefield with large numbers of fighting troops. In the foreground are soldiers on horseback with guns and swords, some fallen soldiers and horses are seen. In the middle and ri... more
Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridians: Ferro and Paris. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy sectioned into 18 and mounted on cloth, folding to 19 x 13 cm.
Dutch political cartoon about the partitioning of the Netherlands shows the shorning and dismembering of the "Nederlandsche" cow. The "Neêrlands" lion, an enraged Louis Bonaparte, King of Holland (with sword dr... more
Print shows a large procession of women and some members of the National Guard, with a carriage and a covered wagon, marching to Versailles.
Bust portrait of Professor Bourguet. Surrounding portrait are illustrations of items related to ballooning including barrels of gas, books and a compass, a balloon, and a parachute.
Print shows Napoleon standing before a large "New French Oven for Imperial Gingerbread" drawing out a freshly baked kings labeled "Bavaria, Wirtembg, [and] Baden." On the left, Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Pér... more
Frederick William III, King of Prussia, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right. Engraving by Blood in the European Magazine, from an original painting by Ir Bolt.
Print shows a small crowd gathered to watch Martin Luther burn the papal bull Exsurge Domine from Leo X (condemning Luther's ideas and threatening him with excommunication) and the canon law in front of a churc... more
Description: U.S. Reports Volume 32; Peters Volume 7; January Term, 1833; Charles A. Davis, Consul-General of the King of Saxony, Plaintiff in Error v. Isaac Packard, Henry Disdier and William Murphy, Defendants
The earliest general map to show the South Carolina Canal and Rail Road Company's line which began in Charleston, S.C. It was completed to Hamburg, S.C., in 1833. Its 136 miles of track were then the longest in... more
Print shows three men making paper; one standing at a vat with a screen, one working a press, and in the background, the third appears to be sizing the hand-made paper in a small vat before drying.