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Stained glass in Neiman Marcus store, San Francisco, California

Stained glass in Neiman Marcus store, San Francisco, California

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. This stain glass in Neiman Marcus on Union Square, was once in The City of Paris store. The architectural centerpiece of the building is the original rotu... more

[Title page of Witelo, De Natura, illus. with composite of various phenomena of natural science: mirror; man wading in water to show refracted light; box balanced at fulcrum on another box; sunlight shining through glass to start fire; rainbow]

[Title page of Witelo, De Natura, illus. with composite of various phe...

Illus. in: Witelo, De Natura, 1535. Reference copy may be in LOT 7007. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Rainbow; Light; Natural phenomena; Science; BI Works; RBD; Shelf.

[Air pump and glass receptacle demonstrating that a small animal will die in a vacuum]

[Air pump and glass receptacle demonstrating that a small animal will ...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: A continuation of New experiments, physico-mechanical, touching the spring and weight of the air, and their effects ... / By the Honourable Robert Boyle. Oxford : Prin... more

[Man pointing to glass globe during experiment demonstrating the force of air pressure on a vacuum]

[Man pointing to glass globe during experiment demonstrating the force...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Ottonis de Guericke Experimenta nova (ut vocantur) magdeburgica de vacuo spatio primùm à R.P. Gaspare Schotto ... nunc verò ab ipso auctore perfectiùs edita, variisque... more

The several methods of blowing and casting plate glass with the men at work

The several methods of blowing and casting plate glass with the men at...

Illus. in: Universal Magazine, Nov. 1747, opp. p. 284. Reference copy may be in LOT 4397I. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Gt. Brit. Eng. Misc.; Rare Bk. Div.... more

A Glass House. The Glass-Makers at Work

A Glass House. The Glass-Makers at Work

Engraving by Charles Grignion. Illus. in: Universal Magazine, June-Dec. 1747, opp. p. 149. Reference copy may be in LOT 4397-I. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings... more

New York, 176-- Mr.-- Bought of James Gilliland, at his earthen and glass ware-house, ... [New York, 176-].

New York, 176-- Mr.-- Bought of James Gilliland, at his earthen and gl...

Dated in mss. 1765.; Not in Evans.; On verso: Invoice of Stone Ware from James Gilliland. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML... more

[The Dutchman holding a glass]

[The Dutchman holding a glass]

Kennedy, 4 (first state). Signed with initials on plate: JW. Blind stamp: Joshua H. Hutchinson. Coll. marks on verso: Howard Mansfield (Lugt 1342); H. G. Whittemore (Lugt suppl. 1384a). Title and other informat... more

An Experiment with a burning glass

An Experiment with a burning glass

Caricature showing British soldier frying small figure of Napoleon with light through a magnifying glass. Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).

Architectural drawing for a frame ("looking glass frame for President's house") for Dolley Madison, 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C.

Architectural drawing for a frame ("looking glass frame for President'...

Working drawing showing looking glass frame and mantel in Blue Room as elevation; rendering. UNIT title devised. Client's name from The Architectural drawings of Benjamin Henry Latrobe, 1994. Inscriptions on re... more

[Plan and elevations of a church. Side elevation, plan of cupola, "size and shape of the glass" (i.e., interior window elevation)]

[Plan and elevations of a church. Side elevation, plan of cupola, "siz...

Illus. in: The American Builder's Companion, plate B following p. 100. Title devised by Library staff.

Theatrical reflection, or a peep at the looking glass curtain at the Royal Coburg Theatre

Theatrical reflection, or a peep at the looking glass curtain at the R...

Print shows the mirrored curtain reflecting the audience at the Royal Coburg Theatre (Old Vic Theatre) and Ramo Samee, a juggler, magician, and sword swallower, juggling on stage. Title from item. Forms part of... more

McLean's Monthly Sheet of Caricatures No. 19 or The Looking Glass

McLean's Monthly Sheet of Caricatures No. 19 or The Looking Glass

Sheet of 7 political cartoons by Seymour. See: British Museum Department of Prints and Drawings Catalogue of Political and Personal Satires, v. 11, p. 500 to 502 (catalogue entry nos. 16720-16726). This record ... more

U.S. Reports: Binns et al. v. Lawrence, 53 U.S. (12 How.) 9 (1852)

U.S. Reports: Binns et al. v. Lawrence, 53 U.S. (12 How.) 9 (1852)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 53; Howard Volume 12; December Term, 1851; William Binns and C. Stockton Halstead, Plaintiffs, v. Cornelius W. Lawrence

Glass fountain

Glass fountain

Photograph shows water spouting from large glass fountain in center of exhibit hall. Salted paper photoprint by Claude-Marie Ferrier or Hugh Owen. Illus. in: Reports by the Juries, London, Spicer brothers, 1852... more

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