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A perspective view of Montreal in Canada

A perspective view of Montreal in Canada

Print shows a view of Montréal from across the Saint Lawrence River.

A view of the fall of Montmorenci and the attack made by General Wolfe, on the French intrenchments near Beauport, with the Grenadiers of the army, July 31 1759 Vue de la chûte ou Saût de Montmorenci et de l'attaque des retrenchments Francois près de Beauport, par le Général Wolfe avec le Grenadiers de l'armée le 31 Juillet 1759 / / drawn on the spot by Capt. Hervey Smyth ; engraved by Wm. Elliot.

A view of the fall of Montmorenci and the attack made by General Wolfe...

Print shows British warships on the Saint Lawrence River disembark troops below cliffs at the Plains of Abraham, waterfall in the foreground.

A view of the City of Quebec, the capital of Canada, taken partly from Pointe des Peres, and partly on board the vanguard man of war, by Captain Hervey Smyth Vue de la ville de Québec, capitale du Canada, prise en partie de la Ponte des Peres, et en partie àbord de l'avantgarde vaisseau de guerre, par le Cape. Hervey Smyth / / P. Benazech sculp.

A view of the City of Quebec, the capital of Canada, taken partly from...

Print shows warships on the Saint Lawrence River with the city of Québec in the background.

A view of Cape Rouge or Carouge, nine miles above the City of Quebec on the north shore of the river St. Laurence - from this place 1500 chosen troops at the break of day fell down the river on the ebb of tide to the place of landing 13 Sept. 1759 Vue de Cap Rouge vulgairement Carouge, a 9 miles au dessus de la ville de Québec - sur le bord septentrional de la riviere de St. Laurent - c'est de Carouge que 1500 himmes de troupes choisies descendirent avec la marée au lieu de debarquement 13 Sept. 1759 / / drawn on the spot by Capt. Hervey Smyth ; engraved by Peter Mazell.

A view of Cape Rouge or Carouge, nine miles above the City of Quebec o...

Print shows a ship on the Saint Lawrence River with a rowboat of troops disembarking at a point above the city of Québec.

An east view of Montreal, in Canada Vue orientale de Montréal, en Canada / / drawn on the spot by Thomas Patten ; engraved by P. Canot.

An east view of Montreal, in Canada Vue orientale de Montréal, en Cana...

Print shows a view of Montréal from across the Saint Lawrence River, with ships in the foreground, and a legend identifying the General Hospital, the "Recollects," St. Sulpicius, the nunnery, the Jesuit's Churc... more

A perspective view of the town and fortifications of Montreal in Canada / D. Pomarede sculp.

A perspective view of the town and fortifications of Montreal in Canad...

Print shows a bird's-eye view of the fortifications at Montréal from above the Saint Lawrence River.

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

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

Fort Niagara taken from the British side of the river at Newark / Strickland sc.

Fort Niagara taken from the British side of the river at Newark / Stri...

Print shows Fort Niagara on a peninsula at the mouth of the Niagara River in Lake Ontario.

This representation of the battle on Lake Erie is respectfully inscribed to Commodore Perry, his officers and gallant crews, by their humble servant James Webster - second view / drawn by Sully and Kearney ; etched by C. Tiebout ; & engraved by G. Murray ; printed by Rogers and Esler.

This representation of the battle on Lake Erie is respectfully inscrib...

Print shows many ships from the stern engaged in battle on Lake Erie.

Second view of Com. Perry's victory / M. Cornè p. ; W.B. Annin sc.

Second view of Com. Perry's victory / M. Cornè p. ; W.B. Annin sc.

Print shows American warships under the command of Admiral Oliver Hazard Perry, firing on British warships during the Battle of Lake Erie.

First view of Com. Perry's victory / M. Cornè ; W.B. Annin sc.

First view of Com. Perry's victory / M. Cornè ; W.B. Annin sc.

Print shows American warships under the command of Admiral Oliver Hazard Perry, firing on British warships during the Battle of Lake Erie.

Wheeling, Lake Erie & Cincinnati lines of post coaches

Wheeling, Lake Erie & Cincinnati lines of post coaches

Advertisement for a post coach line, with illustration of a coach and four horses.

Map of the route of the proposed New York & Erie Railroad, as surveyed in 1834, reduced from the plans as returned by Benjn. Wright, Civil Engineer, D. R. Harrison, sc.

Map of the route of the proposed New York & Erie Railroad, as surveyed...

Shows New York state from Westchester County to Lake Erie, and part of northern Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The line was chartered on April 24, 1832. See entry 404.

O'-Check-Ka or Four Legs Head Chief of the Winnebagoes on Winnebago Lake, Michigan / / painted at the Treaty of Green Bay 1827 by J.O. Lewis ; Lehman & Duval Lithrs.

O'-Check-Ka or Four Legs Head Chief of the Winnebagoes on Winnebago La...

O'-Check-Ka or Four Legs, full length portrait, standing, facing slightly left, wearing traditional dress and holding rifle, 1827.

Map showing the most direct commercial route from the Atlantic via L. Ontario, to the province of Upper Canada, the north western states & territories, and to the Mississippi.

Map showing the most direct commercial route from the Atlantic via L. ...

Shows area from Washington, D.C., north to above Lake Huron and from Cape Cod to the Mississippi River.

Map of the proposed Great Western and Lake Erie Rail Road of Pennsylvania projected for the Sunbury Erie and Pittsburg [sic] Rail Road Convention by James Herron Civil Engineer.

Map of the proposed Great Western and Lake Erie Rail Road of Pennsylva...

Physical map of Pennsylvania and parts of adjacent states showing drainage, relief by hachures, spot heights in feet, state boundaries, canals, cities and towns. Finished and proposed railroads with names of li... more

Railroads in Michigan, with steamboat routes on the Great Lakes. Drawn and engraved for Doggett's railroad guide & gazetteer.

Railroads in Michigan, with steamboat routes on the Great Lakes. Drawn...

Shows main line from Detroit to Kalamazoo and from Munroe to Hillsdale.

Skeleton map, showing the position and connections of the Michigan Southern Rail Road (from Toledo to Chicago) with the several great rail road routes to the Atlantic seaboard and New York City via the south shore of Lake Erie.

Skeleton map, showing the position and connections of the Michigan Sou...

Outline map of the northeastern United States showing railroads in operation, under construction, and under proposal. Chartered in 1846 and consolidated April 1855 with the Northern Indiana Railroad under the n... more

A map of a part of the southern & western states showing the contemplated route of the New Orleans & Ohio Railroad and the Central Railroad of Illinois, also the route of the Mobile & Ohio Railroad representing the most central, direct and practicable route for a great national and commercial highway between the Gulf of Mexico and the Great Northern Lakes, and by various branches and intersections with other Railways connecting with all the principal cities of the United States.

A map of a part of the southern & western states showing the contempla...

The map covers an area from Lake Michigan to the Mississippi delta, and from Columbus, Ohio, to Little Rock, Ark. It shows Ft. Massac and "Capitol City" in southern Illinois and northern Kentucky as sites selec... more

Map of the northwestern states. Shewing [sic] what proportion lies north of the parallel of South Bend of Lake Michigan. It will be seen at a glance, that the unbroken line of communication with the Atlantic seaboard, and the only winter route for northern Indiana, northern Illinois, Michigan, Iowa, Wisconsin, and Minnesota, will be by the Michigan Southern Railway, and south shore of Lake Erie.

Map of the northwestern states. Shewing [sic] what proportion lies nor...

Outline map of the north-central United States showing the canals and the railroad network and naming the Michigan Central and the Michigan Southern Railway. John B. Jervis was chief engineer on the Mohawk & Hu... more

The North Pennsylvania Rail Road and its connections, Octr. 1853.

The North Pennsylvania Rail Road and its connections, Octr. 1853.

Outline map of the eastern Great Lakes, east to Philadelphia and New York City, showing the east Pennsylvania coal fields. Chartered April 8, 1852, under Philadelphia, Easton and Water-Gap Railroad. See entry 529.

A map showing the route of the proposed rail road from the Copper and Iron Mining District of Lake Superior to connect with rail roads built or being constructed in the state of Wisconsin as adopted by the citizens of Ontonagon and Marquette counties Mich. at public meetings held in November and December 1855; (subject to such changes of location of the road as a general survey of the line shall prove to be desirable.)

A map showing the route of the proposed rail road from the Copper and ...

Outline map of eastern Wisconsin, and parts of Illinois and Michigan, showing major drainage, township lines, large cities, and the railroads.

View fo the lake & north west-connections with Philadelphia.

View fo the lake & north west-connections with Philadelphia.

Indicates railroads in the Great Lakes region, south to the Ohio River, and from New York State to the Mississippi River. Shows proposed railroads as far west as the Missouri River.

Commodore Perry at the battle of Lake Erie / J.R. Chapin ; F.F. Walker.

Commodore Perry at the battle of Lake Erie / J.R. Chapin ; F.F. Walker...

Print shows Admiral Oliver Hazard Perry behind a cannon aboard ship during the Battle of Lake Erie, with men waving hats, and a rooster perched on an unattended cannon.

Commodore Perry at the battle of Lake Erie. "Ready! All ready your honor" / J.R. Chapin ; W. Ridgway.

Commodore Perry at the battle of Lake Erie. "Ready! All ready your hon...

Print shows Admiral Oliver Hazard Perry speaking to gunners aboard ship during the Battle of Lake Erie.

Map of the Atlantic and Great Western Railway, with its connections, 1866.

Map of the Atlantic and Great Western Railway, with its connections, 1...

Outline map of eastern United States from the Great Lakes to Charleston, S.C., showing drainage, cities and towns, county boundaries, and the railroad network, main lines indicated in heavy red and black; chart... more

Map showing the Jackson, Lansing & Saginaw Railroad and its connections.

Map showing the Jackson, Lansing & Saginaw Railroad and its connection...

Map of the Great Lakes area showing drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line.

Map of the country from Lake Superior to the Pacific Ocean. From the latest explorations and surveys to accompany the report of the New York Chamber of Commerce, April 1868.

Map of the country from Lake Superior to the Pacific Ocean. From the l...

Map of the western United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, military posts, railroads, and the Northern Pacific Railroad in red. Includes a profile of the line.

Map of the Erie Railway and its connections.

Map of the Erie Railway and its connections.

Map of the northeastern and north-central states showing drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, and the railroads with emphasis on the main line. Incorporated in 1832 as the New York and Er... more

Map showing the line of the Lake Erie and Louisville Railway and its connections.

Map showing the line of the Lake Erie and Louisville Railway and its c...

Map of the north-central states showing drainage, cities and towns, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line. Consolidation of the Fremont, Lima, and Union and the Lake Erie and Pacific Railroads... more

Battle of Lake Erie / painted by W.H. Powell ; engraved by T. Phillibrown.

Battle of Lake Erie / painted by W.H. Powell ; engraved by T. Phillibr...

Print shows Admiral Oliver Hazard Perry in a rowboat while being transferred from the U.S. Brig Lawrence to the U.S. Brig Niagara.

Battle of Lake Erie / painted by W.H. Powell.

Battle of Lake Erie / painted by W.H. Powell.

Print shows Admiral Oliver Hazard Perry in a rowboat while being transferred from the U.S. Brig Lawrence to the U.S. Brig Niagara.

Railroad map showing the lands of the Standard Coal and Iron Co. situated in the Hocking Valley, Ohio, and their relation to the markets of the north and west.

Railroad map showing the lands of the Standard Coal and Iron Co. situa...

Detailed map of the north-central and Great Lakes region showing drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, coal fields, names of railroads, and the railroad network.

Stannard's Rock light house, Lake Superior

Stannard's Rock light house, Lake Superior

Section of piers and elevations of hoisting engine and derricks (above) and Plan (below)

Lake front, Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois in 1865 / taken from the eastern extension of the north pier of Chicago River by John Williams O'Brien, artist and proprietor, Highland Park, Ills.

Lake front, Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois in 1865 / taken from th...

Topographic drawing shows skyline across Lake Michigan.

Map of Illinois Central R.R.

Map of Illinois Central R.R.

U.S. central states from Great Lakes to Gulf of Mexico, showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, roads and railroads. Principal north-south line, chartered in 1850 and incorporated in 1851. 706 m... more

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