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
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
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
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
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Illustration shows buildings, paddocks, settlers, ox cart and Indians at Bellvue, Major John Dougherty's trading post on the Missouri River.
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.
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
View showing passageway of the second court in the southwest gallery of the Palace/Temple of Ramses III at Medinet-Habu, Thebes, Egypt.
View showing construction and ruins of the second court at the back of the Palace/Temple of Ramses III at Medinet-Habu, Thebes, Egypt.
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.
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.
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
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
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
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
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
Photograph shows view of the U.S. military post at Fort Vancouver, on the Columbia River; identifies General William Selby Harney's house on the right by the flag pole. Title from item. Date for probably May 18... more