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Copy Major John Thornton's platt.

Copy Major John Thornton's platt.

Thomas Jefferson's copy of a 1718 survey by Francis Eppes of property at the junction of the Rivanna and Fluvanna Rivers. Gift; Janet Hall; Mar. 10 1995. Accompanied by manuscript letter and photo copy of verso... more

Vue du Chateau de Vincennes sous Charles V Ransonette, graveur ordinaire de Monfieur

Vue du Chateau de Vincennes sous Charles V Ransonette, graveur ordinai...

In album: "Principles of Perspective". Album not signed; attribution based on inscription inside cover "Indentified as belonging to Charles Bulfinch, & in his handwriting. Ellen L. Bulfinch, Nov. 13, 1894." Fro... more

View of the seat of his excellency John Hancock Esqr., Boston / Hill, del. et sculp.

View of the seat of his excellency John Hancock Esqr., Boston / Hill, ...

Print shows view from street, across expanse of lawn, of the Hancock house. Title from item. Engraved for Massachusetts Magazine July 1789. Illus. in: The Massachusetts magazine, or, Monthly museum of knowledge... more

A view of the saw-mill & block house upon Fort Anne Creek, the property of Genl. Skeene, which on Genl. Burgoyne's army advancing, was set fire to, by the Americans

A view of the saw-mill & block house upon Fort Anne Creek, the propert...

Print shows a sawmill belonging to loyalist Philip Skene and the blockhouse at Fort Anne which were burned by American forces, reteating in advance of the British army under the command of General Burgoyne. Tit... more

View of the seat of the hon. Moses Gill Esqr. at Princeton, in the County of Worcester, Massts. engrav'd by Sam Hill, State Street, Boston

View of the seat of the hon. Moses Gill Esqr. at Princeton, in the Cou...

Print shows view of home and property of Moses Gill, with men gathering hay in the foreground. Title from item. Illus. from: The Massachusetts magazine, or, Monthly museum of knowledge and rational entertainmen... more

Green Hill, the seat of Samuel Meredith Esqr. near Philadelphia / J. Hoffman del. ; S. Hill sc.

Green Hill, the seat of Samuel Meredith Esqr. near Philadelphia / J. H...

Print shows view of the home of Samuel Meredith. Massa. Mag. Illus. in: The Massachusetts Magazine, or, Monthly Museum of Knowledge and Rational Entertainment. Boston : Isaih Thomas and Ebenezer T. Andrews, 179... more

A view of the seat of the Hon. Selah Strong, Esqr., St. George's Manor, Sussex County, Long Island / [?] del. ; Tiebout sculp.

A view of the seat of the Hon. Selah Strong, Esqr., St. George's Manor...

Print shows view of manor house in Sussex County, Long Island, New York. Title from item. Illus. in: New York Magazine, 1792 (October). Reference copy in LOT 4385-EO.

Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated the house and grave-yard belonging to the heirs of John Davidson

Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated the ho...

Covers part of central Washington D.C. bounded by 11th, K, 13th streets, and Massachusetts Avenue N.W. Shows block numbers and outlines, buildings, and building dimensions. Pen-and-ink, purple wash, and lead pe... more

Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated the house and grave-yard belonging to the heirs of John Davidson.

Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated the ho...

Covers part of Washington D.C. central business district bounded by 11th, K, 13th streets, and Massachusetts Avenue N.W. Shows block numbers, buildings, and building dimensions. Possibly drawn by Nicholas King.... more

Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated a mansion-house and grave-yard belonging to Abraham Young.

Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated a mans...

Shows block numbers, buildings, and building dimensions. Covers area approx. bounded by 13th, F, 15th, and C streets N.E. Probably drawn by Nicholas King. Dark brown, light brown, and red inks. Watermark: IV. T... more

Plan of part of the city of Washington, in the vicinity of the upper Eastern Branch ferry, shewing the situation of the buildings & grave yards belonging to the Widow Wheler

Plan of part of the city of Washington, in the vicinity of the upper E...

Covers area bounded by 12th, L, 15th streets, and Anacostia River waterfront S.E. Shows block numbers and outlines, buildings, and block and building dimensions. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and blue w... more

Map of that part of the city on which Mrs. Prouts house stands : [Washington D.C.].

Map of that part of the city on which Mrs. Prouts house stands : [Wash...

Shows block numbers, buildings, and block and building dimensions. Covers area bounded by I, 9th, M, and 7th streets S.E. Probably drawn by Nicholas King. Black, brown, and red inks, and lead pencil. Watermark:... more

Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated a house belonging to Robert Peter.

Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated a hous...

Covers area bounded by Florida Avenue, 14th, V, and 12th streets N.W. Probably drawn by Nicholas King. Black and red inks. Watermark: IV. Mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress... more

Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated a mansion-house belonging to Samuel Blodget.

Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated a mans...

Covers squares along Sixteenth St. N.W. bounded by 15th, 17th, and Q sts. and Massachusetts and Rhode Island aves. Shows block numbers. Attributed to Nicholas King. Black and red inks. Watermarked: VI. Mounted ... more

A plan exhibiting the squares on which Robert Peter's buildings stood on the tract of land called Mexico, within the city of Washington.

A plan exhibiting the squares on which Robert Peter's buildings stood ...

Covers area bounded by 28th, K, 24th, and H streets N.W. Shows block numbers and lot lines and numbers in block no. 5. Probably drawn by Nicholas King. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Watermark: D&C Blauw (with hor... more

Map of part of the city of Washington, shewing the situation of the mansion house, grave yard & buildings, belonging to Mr. Notley Young : original proprietor of that part of the city.

Map of part of the city of Washington, shewing the situation of the ma...

Shows block numbers, buildings by type of occupancy, fences, and street names. Covers area along Potomac River waterfront between E and L streets S.W. Facsim. of ms. map drawn by Nicholas King. Original version... more

Map of that part of the city of Washington on which Mr. Young's mill stands.

Map of that part of the city of Washington on which Mr. Young's mill s...

Shows block numbers, buildings with dimensions, ponds, street names, millrace, mill probably belonging to Notley Young, and house of "Widow Diggs." Covers area bounded approx. by 3rd and M streets N.E., North C... more

Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated a house and graveyard belonging to David Burns : at present occupied by James Burns.

Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated a hous...

Covers area bounded by 9th, 11th, G, nd I streets N.W. Shows house and graveyard dimensions, block dimensions, and block numbers. Black, brown, and red inks. Watermarked (fleur-de-lis under crown). Mounted on c... more

Plan of part of the city of Washington shewing the situation of the buildings belonging to Mr. Dan'l Carroll of Duddington.

Plan of part of the city of Washington shewing the situation of the bu...

Relief shown by hachures. Covers area bounded by 1st and 2nd streets and North and South Carolina avenues S.E., Capitol Hill, Washington D.C. Shows block numbers, dimensions, buildings, and function of building... more

Map of that part of the city on which Mrs. Fenwick's house stands : [Washington D.C.].

Map of that part of the city on which Mrs. Fenwick's house stands : [W...

Covers area bounded by Half St. west, O St. south, Half St. east, and R St. south. Shows block numbers and building dimensions. Possibly drawn by Nicholas King. Black, brown, and red inks. Watermarked [fleur-de... more

Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated a house belonging to Robert Peter

Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated a hous...

Covers area bounded by Florida Avenue, 14th, V, and 12th streets N.W. Shows block numbers and outlines, buildings, and building dimensions. Pen-and-ink and purple wash on tracing linen. Traced by Dr. Joseph M. ... more

Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated a mansion-house belonging to James M. Lingan

Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated a mans...

Covers area bounded by 18th, M, 20th, and P streets N.W. Shows buildings, block numbers, and dimensions. Black, brown, red inks and lead pencil. Watermarked (fleur-de-lis under crown). Mounted on cloth backing.... more

Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated the mansion-house & grave-yard belonging to Mr. Geo. Walker.

Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated the ma...

Cadastral map of area bounded by E, 7th, C, and 5th streets N.E. Probably drawn by Nicholas King. Black, brown, and red inks, and lead pencil. Watermark (fleur-de-lis under crown). Mounted on cloth backing. Ava... more

Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated the mansion-house and grave-yard of the Widow Young.

Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated the ma...

Shows block numbers, buildings with dimensions, and street names. Covers area bounded by 17th, G, 19th streets S.E., and the Anacostia River. Probably drawn by Nicholas King. Black, brown, and red inks. Waterma... more

A plan exhibiting the squares on which Robert Peters buildings stood on the tract of land called Mexico, within the city of Washington

A plan exhibiting the squares on which Robert Peters buildings stood o...

Covers area bounded by 28th, K, 24th, and H streets N.W. Shows buildings and block numbers. Also shows lot lines and numbers in block no. 5. Pen-and-ink and watercolors on tracing linen. Traced by Dr. Joseph M.... more

Map of part of the city of Washington shewing the situation of the mansion house, grave yard & buildings belonging to Mr. Notley Young : original proprietor of that part of the city.

Map of part of the city of Washington shewing the situation of the man...

Shows block numbers, buildings by type of occupancy, fences, and street names. Covers area along Potomac River waterfront between E and L streets S.W. Drawn by Nicholas King. Black and brown inks, watercolors, ... more

Plan of part of the city of Washington, in the vicinity of the upper Eastern Branch ferry, shewing the situation of the buildings & grave-yards belonging to the Widow Wheler.

Plan of part of the city of Washington, in the vicinity of the upper E...

Covers area bounded by 12th, L, 15th streets, and Anacostia River waterfront S.E. Relief shown by hachures. On accompanying fact sheet: Nicholas King journal, Ms. Division L.C. ... order to map ... 1796. King .... more

Jūichidanme

Jūichidanme

Print shows a mentally disabled old man, a samurai carrying a lantern (one of the 47 Rōnin), and the goddess figure Otafuku; at the time of the attack on Moronô's home.

[Jūichidanme - act eleven of the Chūshingura - discover Kira's hiding place]

[Jūichidanme - act eleven of the Chūshingura - discover Kira's hiding ...

Print shows a scene during the attack on Kira Yoshinaka's home by the 47 Rōnin; the samurai discover Kira's hiding place. Title devised by Library staff, no information provided by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo pri... more

[Jūichidanme - act eleven of the Chūshingura - searching the house]

[Jūichidanme - act eleven of the Chūshingura - searching the house]

Print shows a scene during the attack on Kira Yoshinaka's home by the 47 rōnin, with three men engaged in combat inside a dwelling, disrupting a woman writing, and knocking down partitions. Title devised by Lib... more

[Jūichidanme - act eleven of the Chūshingura - breaking down the entrance]

[Jūichidanme - act eleven of the Chūshingura - breaking down the entra...

Print shows a group of warriors advancing on building under a full moon during the winter. Print shows a scene during the attack on Kira Yoshinaka's home by the 47 rōnin, with a group of samurai advancing on th... more

Lagrange (eastn. view) / A. Fisher, pinxt. ; Deroy, delt.

Lagrange (eastn. view) / A. Fisher, pinxt. ; Deroy, delt.

Eastern view of Lagrange, home of Marquis de Lafayette.

[Jūichidanme - act eleven of the Chūshingura - searching the house]

[Jūichidanme - act eleven of the Chūshingura - searching the house]

Print shows a scene during the attack on Kira Yoshinaka's home by the 47 rōnin, with two men about to engage in combat inside a dwelling, disrupting a woman playing the koto and knocking down partitions. Title ... more

Plan of part of the city of Washington : on which is shewn the squares, lots, &c., divided between William Prout Esq'r and the Commissioners of the Federal Buildings, agreeably to the deed of trust

Plan of part of the city of Washington : on which is shewn the squares...

Cadastral map showing original landholdings, new block numbers, new lot lines, lot numbers, and street widths. Covers area in N.E.-S.E. Washington (now Lincoln Park district) approx. bounded by Navy Yard, 3rd S... more

[Jūichidanme - act eleven of the Chūshingura - searching the grounds]

[Jūichidanme - act eleven of the Chūshingura - searching the grounds]

Print shows a scene during the attack on Kira Yoshinaka's home by the 47 rōnin, with the samurai searching the grounds for Kira. Title devised by Library staff, no information provided by Nichibunken-sponsored ... more

Residence of the Washington family / Hays, sc.
Lane from Road Street, Georgetown, to Barnards house and lands binding thereon : [Washington D.C.].

Lane from Road Street, Georgetown, to Barnards house and lands binding...

Cadastral survey map showing landowners' names. Relief shown by hachures. Title from verso. Alternate title at upper right: Barnard & others. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Soiled and mounted on cloth backing. In... more

Lagrange (northn. view) / A. Fisher, pinxt. ; Lith. de Villain ; Deroy, delt.

Lagrange (northn. view) / A. Fisher, pinxt. ; Lith. de Villain ; Deroy...

Northern view Lagrange, home of Marquis de Lafayette. .

[Jūichidanme - act eleven of the Chūshingura - searching the grounds]

[Jūichidanme - act eleven of the Chūshingura - searching the grounds]

Drawing shows the night attack on Kira Yoshinaka's home by the 47 rōnin. Title devised by Library staff, no information provided by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Forms part of: Japan... more

[Jūichidanme - act eleven of the Chūshingura - assualt on Kira Yoshinaka's home - pursuing the guards]

[Jūichidanme - act eleven of the Chūshingura - assualt on Kira Yoshina...

Print shows a scene during the attack on Kira Yoshinaka's home by the 47 rōnin, with the samurai chasing Kira's guards into the house. Title devised by Library staff, no information provided by Nichibunken-spon... more

[Jūichidanme - act eleven of the Chūshingura - searching the grounds]

[Jūichidanme - act eleven of the Chūshingura - searching the grounds]

Print shows a scene during the attack on Kira Yoshinaka's home by the 47 rōnin, with the samurai searching the grounds for Kira. Title devised by Library staff, no information provided by Nichibunken-sponsored ... more

[Jūichidanme - act eleven of the Chūshingura - assualt on Kira Yoshinaka's home - pursuing the guards and searching for Kira]

[Jūichidanme - act eleven of the Chūshingura - assualt on Kira Yoshina...

Print shows a scene during the attack on Kira Yoshinaka's home by the 47 rōnin, with the samurai chasing Kira's guards and searching the grounds. Title devised by Library staff, no information provided by Nichi... more

Jūnidanme

Jūnidanme

Print shows the night attack on the villa and the capture of Moronō (Kira). Scene from act twelve of the play Chūshingura or revenge of the 47 Rōnin. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibun... more

Kudanme

Kudanme

Print shows two women, possibly Tonase and Konami, and Honzō, looking at a map of Morono's villa, and Rikiya, standing, about to draw his sword. Scene from act nine of the play Chūshingura or revenge of the 47 Rōnin.

Jūichidanme

Jūichidanme

Print shows a scene during the attack on Kira Yoshinaka's home by the 47 Rōnin, with the samurai confronting Kira's guards and searching the grounds. Scene from act eleven of the play Chūshingura or the revenge... more

House ("Tudor Place") for Thomas and Martha Custis Peter, 1644 31st Street, N.W., Georgetown, Washington, D.C. Front elevation rendering

House ("Tudor Place") for Thomas and Martha Custis Peter, 1644 31st St...

Title devised by Library staff. Gift; American Institute of Architects / American Architectural Foundation; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:100) Forms part of: The AIA/AAF Collection (Library of Congress) Accession box no. ... more

House ("Tudor Place") for Thomas and Martha Custis Peter, 1644 31st Street, N.W., Georgetown, Washington, D.C. Front elevation rendering

House ("Tudor Place") for Thomas and Martha Custis Peter, 1644 31st St...

Title devised by Library staff. Gift; American Institute of Architects / American Architectural Foundation; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:100) Forms part of: The AIA/AAF Collection (Library of Congress) Accession box no. ... more

House ("Tudor Place") for Thomas and Martha Custis Peter, 1644 31st Street, N.W., Georgetown, Washington, D.C. Front elevation rendering

House ("Tudor Place") for Thomas and Martha Custis Peter, 1644 31st St...

Title devised by Library staff. Gift; American Institute of Architects / American Architectural Foundation; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:100) Forms part of: The AIA/AAF Collection (Library of Congress) Accession box no. ... more

Sedgley, the seat of Mr. Wm. Crammond, Pennsylv'a / drawn, engraved & published by W. Birch, Springland near Bristol, Pennsylvania.

Sedgley, the seat of Mr. Wm. Crammond, Pennsylv'a / drawn, engraved & ...

Title from item. Illus. in: The country seats of the United States of North America ... / W. Birch. Springland near Bristol, Pennsylv'a : W. Birch, 1808. Reference copy in LOT 4385-A.

Mount Sidney, the seat of Genl. John Barker, Pennsylv'a / drawn, engraved & published by W. Birch, Springland near Bristol, Pennsylvania.

Mount Sidney, the seat of Genl. John Barker, Pennsylv'a / drawn, engra...

Title from item. Illus. in: The country seats of the United States of North America ... / W. Birch. Springland near Bristol, Pennsylv'a : W. Birch, 1808. Reference copy in LOT 4385-A.

York-Island, with a view of the seats of Mr. A. Gracie, Mr. Church &c. / drawn, engraved & published by W. Birch, Springland near Bristol, Penns'a.

York-Island, with a view of the seats of Mr. A. Gracie, Mr. Church &c....

Print shows view across lake of houses on the far shore, framed by a grape arbor and willow tree. Title from item. Illus. in: The country seats of the United States of North America ... / W. Birch. Springland n... more

Hoboken in New Jersey, the seat of Mr. John Stevens / drawn, engraved & published by W. Birch, Springland near Bristol, Pennsylv'a.

Hoboken in New Jersey, the seat of Mr. John Stevens / drawn, engraved ...

Title from item. Illus. in: The country seats of the United States of North America ... / W. Birch. Springland near Bristol, Pennsylv'a : W. Birch, 1808. Reference copy in LOT 4385-C.

Division of part of a tract of land in Washington County D.C. called "Mount Pleasant" : as the same was made by the devisees of Robert Peter deceased, and the allotment thereof made March 8th 1809 /

Division of part of a tract of land in Washington County D.C. called "...

Cadastral survey map showing landowners' names and "Centre line of tunnel of W.A. extension." Also covers Meridian Hill, Columbia Heights, Howard University, and adjacent tracts. "March 18th 1884." Black ink, r... more

[Home of Lord Timothy Dexter, Newburyport, Massachusetts with wooden statues on pillars and passersby enjoying the view]

[Home of Lord Timothy Dexter, Newburyport, Massachusetts with wooden s...

(DLC/PP-1996:023.96) Philadelphia Print Shop inventory no. 682. Erroneously inscribed below image: "John Rubens Smith, pinxt" before leaving England some time before 1807.... See also: PGA - Bufford View of ...... more

Architectural drawing for a house for John Markoe, near 9th Street and Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Architectural drawing for a house for John Markoe, near 9th Street and...

Working drawing showing vestibule doors, moldings, and hardware as plans, elevations, sections, and details; rendering. UNIT title devised. City, building name, and client's first name from O'Gorman's Drawing t... more

Jūichidanme

Jūichidanme

Print shows three Rōnin samurai attacking the entrance to Moronō's (Kira Yoshinaka) home. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. From the s... more

[Preliminary sketch, with grid, of the driveway in front of Mount Vernon]

[Preliminary sketch, with grid, of the driveway in front of Mount Vern...

Drawing shows a preliminary sketch, set on a grid, of the circular drive in front of the manor house at Mount Vernon, including outbuildings on the left and tall trees in the background. Title devised by Librar... more

Lagrange (eastn. view)

Lagrange (eastn. view)

Print shows an eastern view of Lagrange, the home of Marquis de Lafayette. Title taken from another impression. Proof before letters.

View near Bordenton, from the gardens of the Count De Survilliers / engrav'd & colour'd by J. Drayton.

View near Bordenton, from the gardens of the Count De Survilliers / en...

Print shows a distant view of the harbor at Bordentown, New Jersey from the gardens of Joseph "Count de Survilliers" Bonaparte, with deer, statues, and a large tree in the foreground, with ships and waterfront ... more

The hermitage drawn by T. Birch, from a description funished by a friend at Washington, D.C. ; engraved by J.W. Steel

The hermitage drawn by T. Birch, from a description funished by a frie...

Print shows a distant view of the Hermitage, with trees on the left and horses in a fenced pasture in the foreground. Title from item. Trimmed to within plate mark.

Bellvue. Mr. Dougherty's agency on the  Missouri / Ch. Bodmer pinx ad nat ; L. Weber & Beyer sc.

Bellvue. Mr. Dougherty's agency on the Missouri / Ch. Bodmer pinx ad ...

Illustration shows buildings, paddocks, settlers, ox cart and Indians at Bellvue, Major John Dougherty's trading post on the Missouri River. Title from item. Title also in French and German. Illus. in: Voyage d... more

S.E. view of the mansion of George Washington. Mount Vernon lith. of P. Haas, Washington

S.E. view of the mansion of George Washington. Mount Vernon lith. of P...

Print shows an exterior view of the house at Mount Vernon, facing the Potomac River, with people on the lawn and ships on the river. Title from item. Gift; Louis M. Rabinowitz; Jan. 5, 1948.

Avanzi di una sala termale nella villa di Cicerone a Mola di Gaeta Rossini Ar. dis dal vero ed inc

Avanzi di una sala termale nella villa di Cicerone a Mola di Gaeta Ros...

Illustration shows tourists visiting the ruins of Cicero's villa in Formia, Italy, formerly known as Mola di Gaeta. Title from item. Illus. in: Viaggio pittoresco da Roma a Napoli : colle principali vedute di a... more

The Grange, Overbrook, Pa., owned by Manuel Eyre in 1811

The Grange, Overbrook, Pa., owned by Manuel Eyre in 1811

Drawing shows an oblique view through an opening in the trees of "The Grange" a stone building with long front porch. Title from item. Inscribed in pencil on verso: The Grange, Overbrook, Pa., owned by Manuel E... more

President Robert's house, Monrovia / Wagner & McGuigan's Lith. Phil.

President Robert's house, Monrovia / Wagner & McGuigan's Lith. Phil.

President Joseph J. Roberts' house, Monrovia, Liberia.

An unfinished house, in Chesnut Street Philadelphia. Built for the late Robert Morris Esqr. / designed & published by W. Birch enamel painter, 1800 ; republished by Desilver 1841.

An unfinished house, in Chesnut Street Philadelphia. Built for the lat...

Print shows a street view of a large house under construction beyond two trees in the foreground; also shows pedestrians and, arriving on the left, a workman carrying a ladder. Title from item. Inscribed in pen... more

Residence of Stafford Palmer, No. 298 Genesee Street Utica N.Y. drawn from memory James U. Palmer, Buffalo. No. 27 March 1842

Residence of Stafford Palmer, No. 298 Genesee Street Utica N.Y. drawn ...

Drawing shows an exterior view of the Stafford Palmer residence. Title from item. (DLC/PP-2000:095). Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection at the Library of Congress. Forms part of: Documentary drawing fil... more

Rothschilds house

Rothschilds house

In album: Athens, Egypt, Rhine, Switzerland, Tyrol, Salzburg, opposite p. 29, upper left.

Head quarters of Washington at Newburgh N.Y.

Head quarters of Washington at Newburgh N.Y.

Drawing shows the stone house that General George Washington used for his headquarters in Newburgh, New York during the American Revolution. Inscribed below image: Headquarter Washington at Newburgh from a sket... more

Martin Luther's house

Martin Luther's house

In album: Athens, Egypt, Rhine, Switzerland, Tyrol, Salzburg, p. 28, upper right.

Lydia Darragh house, Little Dock Creek and 2nd Street

Lydia Darragh house, Little Dock Creek and 2nd Street

Photograph shows a view of a small wooden building with large brick buildings around it, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; the dwelling appears to be a building cut in half where it backs up to a tall brick buildi... more

Gournah (Thèbes) - colosses (celui de droite, dit de Memnon) / Félix Teynard.

Gournah (Thèbes) - colosses (celui de droite, dit de Memnon) / Félix T...

The Colossi of Memnon at the entrance to the palace/temple of Amenhotep III, Thebes, Egypt. Illus. in: Égypte et Nubie : sites et monuments les plus intéressants pour l'étude de l'art et de l'histoire / Félix T... more

Médînet-Abou (Thèbes) - constructions antérieures - vue générale / Félix Teynard.

Médînet-Abou (Thèbes) - constructions antérieures - vue générale / Fél...

General view showing pylons at entrance to the Palace/Temple of Ramses III at Medinet-Habu, Thebes, Egypt.

Médînet-Abou (Thèbes) - constructions postérieures - fragment de sculptures sur la face nord-est / Félix Teynard.

Médînet-Abou (Thèbes) - constructions postérieures - fragment de sculp...

General view showing hieroglyphics on northeast wall of the Palace/Temple of Ramses III at Medinet-Habu, Thebes, Egypt. Illus. in: Égypte et Nubie : sites et monuments les plus intéressants pour l'étude de l'ar... more

Médînet-Abou (Thèbes) - constructions postérieures - deuxième cour - galerie nord-est [sic] / Félix Teynard.

Médînet-Abou (Thèbes) - constructions postérieures - deuxième cour - g...

View showing passageway of the second court in the southwest gallery of the Palace/Temple of Ramses III at Medinet-Habu, Thebes, Egypt. Illus. in: Égypte et Nubie : sites et monuments les plus intéressants pour... more

Médînet-Abou (Thèbes) - constructions postérieures - deuxième cour / Félix Teynard.

Médînet-Abou (Thèbes) - constructions postérieures - deuxième cour / F...

View showing construction and ruins of the second court at the back of the Palace/Temple of Ramses III at Medinet-Habu, Thebes, Egypt. Illus. in: Égypte et Nubie : sites et monuments les plus intéressants pour ... more

Médînet-Abou (Thèbes) - constructions antérieures - entrée principale / Félix Teynard.

Médînet-Abou (Thèbes) - constructions antérieures - entrée principale ...

General view showing columns and pylons at entrance to the Palace/Temple of Ramses III at Medinet-Habu, Thebes, Egypt. Illus. in: Égypte et Nubie : sites et monuments les plus intéressants pour l'étude de l'art... more

Gournah (Thèbes) - colosse de gauche - décoration de la face nord-est du trône / Félix Teynard.

Gournah (Thèbes) - colosse de gauche - décoration de la face nord-est ...

Detail showing hieroglyphics on the northeast side of the throne of the left colossus of the Colossi of Memnon at the entrance to the palace/temple of Amenhotep III, Thebes, Egypt. Illus. in: Égypte et Nubie : ... more

This drawing is by Major John Andre of the British Army, when a prisoner, & living in my Fathers family in Lancaster, during the War of the Revolution

This drawing is by Major John Andre of the British Army, when a prison...

Print shows at top a dwelling in a country setting, possibly a farmhouse, with gate and fence in the foreground; includes text which tells about Major André, the origin of the drawing, and the context in which ... more

Médînet-Abou (Thèbes) - constructions postérieures - deuxième cour - galerie sud-est [sic] / Félix Teynard.

Médînet-Abou (Thèbes) - constructions postérieures - deuxième cour - g...

View showing hieroglyphics on columns and pillars in passageway of the second court in the northwest gallery of the Palace/Temple of Ramses III at Medinet-Habu, Thebes, Egypt. Illus. in: Égypte et Nubie : sites... more

Louksor (Thèbes) - construction postérieure - galeries parallèles / Félix Teynard.

Louksor (Thèbes) - construction postérieure - galeries parallèles / Fé...

Courtyard of Amenhotep III showing columns topped with the closed blossoms of papyrus, Luxor (Thebes), Egypt. Illus. in: Égypte et Nubie : sites et monuments les plus intéressants pour l'étude de l'art et de l'... more

Sacramento ; First frame house erected Jany. 1st, 1849, by S. Brannan ; Present population estimated at 20,000, June 17, 1852 / / J. Britton del ; Lith. & published by Cooke & LeCount, San Francisco.

Sacramento ; First frame house erected Jany. 1st, 1849, by S. Brannan ...

Pictorial lettersheet shows view of city with people and animals in the streets. Title from item. Annotation on recto: April 1854. Altogether more extensive than here represented. Baird, California pictorial le... more

Prince Woronzoff's palace - near Yalta on the south coast of the Crimea / W. Simpson delt. ; T. Picken lith.

Prince Woronzoff's palace - near Yalta on the south coast of the Crime...

Print shows a large warship off the coast of Crimea with a distant view of Prince Voront︠s︡ov's palace, Alupka. Title from item. Plate in: The seat of war in the east : Dedicated by permission to Her most graci... more

F.J. Dreer's father & mother moved from this house to Mantua in the summer of 1853, 152 South 4th St., taken May 1855

F.J. Dreer's father & mother moved from this house to Mantua in the su...

Photograph shows house with show windows, probably for a shop, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Title from item. In album: Views of old Philadelphia, collected by Joseph Y. Jeanes, ca. 1915, leaf 49 recto. Accession... more

French left attack, Kamiesch in the distance - tents of Sir John Campbell in the foreground

French left attack, Kamiesch in the distance - tents of Sir John Campb...

Plains before Sevastopolʹ, with Sir John Campbell's marquis tent in the foreground. Title transcribed from verso. Alternate title from: Roger Fenton, photographer of the 1850s. Purchase; Frances M. Fenton; 1944... more

Perspective view / L.N. Rosenthals Chromo Lith. Phila.

Perspective view / L.N. Rosenthals Chromo Lith. Phila.

Print shows a perspective view of an Italianate style building on a street corner in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; designed by architect Samuel Sloan, it may have been the residence of Joseph Harrison, Jr. at 221... more

Lord Raglan's head quarters at Khutor-Karagatch / W. Simpson delt. ; C. Haghe lith.

Lord Raglan's head quarters at Khutor-Karagatch / W. Simpson delt. ; C...

Print shows cluster of buildings being used by Lord Raglan as the British headquarters. Title from item. Plate in: The seat of war in the east : Dedicated by permission to Her most gracious Majesty the Queen / ... more

Distant view of Lord Raglan's head quarters before Sebastopol / W. Simpson delt. ; T. Picken lith.

Distant view of Lord Raglan's head quarters before Sebastopol / W. Sim...

Print shows several British military camps, an ambulance, a distant view of Lord Raglan's headquarters (just left of center), and, in the foreground, a dead horse. Title from item. Plate in: The seat of war in ... more

Washingtons Head Quarters - Brandywine / / Fr'ric Stevenson '56

Washingtons Head Quarters - Brandywine / / Fr'ric Stevenson '56

Landscape drawing shows the house that served as Washington's headquarters at Brandywine, Pennsylvania during the American Revolution. On the eve of the Battle of Brandywine in 1777 Washington established his h... more

Fourth and Locust streets

Fourth and Locust streets

Photograph shows the Shippen-Wistar house at the corner of Fourth Street and Locust (formerly Prune) Street, showing the main entrance and the Fourth Street side, with the Cadwalader building behind it, facing ... more

The Palace of Massasoit

The Palace of Massasoit

Indian standing in front of hut. From: Harper's monthly, 1857, p. 27.

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