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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

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.

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

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.

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

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

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.

[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.

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 - 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

[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.

[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.

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.

Residence of the Washington family / Hays, sc.
[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.

[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 - 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.

[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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

Jūichidanme

Jūichidanme

Print shows three Rōnin samurai attacking the entrance to Moronō's (Kira Yoshinaka) home.

[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.

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

The hermitage

Print shows a distant view of the Hermitage, with trees on the left and horses in a fenced pasture in the foreground.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Washington's head quarters near Newburgh

Washington's head quarters near Newburgh

Four soldiers in foreground, Hudson River and mountains in background.

Thos. Livezey's mill, Wissahickon

Thos. Livezey's mill, Wissahickon

Photograph shows mill with Livezey house, Glen Fern, alongside Wissahickon Creek in Pennsylvania.

Mt. Vernon
A View of the house of the late Hon'ble Jonathan Corwin (Judge of the Supreme Court of Massachusets [sic] and member of the council appointed in the new charter, May, 1692). Erected 1642, by Cap't. Geo. Corwin

A View of the house of the late Hon'ble Jonathan Corwin (Judge of the ...

Place of trial for persons charged with witchcraft, Salem, Mass., 1692.

United States military post, Fort Vancouver, Columbia River - General Harney's house beside flagstaff, May 1859 [sic]

United States military post, Fort Vancouver, Columbia River - General ...

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

Constantine. Ancien Palais d'Ahmed-Bey / ND Phot.

Constantine. Ancien Palais d'Ahmed-Bey / ND Phot.

Interior of the Palace of Ahmed Bey, Constantine, Algeria.

The Coles County Court House in Charleston, Ills., in which Lincoln often practiced law and before which he made a short speech in the evening after his fourth joint debate with Douglas, Sept. 18, 1858

The Coles County Court House in Charleston, Ills., in which Lincoln of...

Photograph showing courthouse with people and horse-drawn wagons in front.

Fernando Woods house. B1 [...]

Fernando Woods house. B1 [...]

Faint sketch of house.

Slave quarters of Jefferson Davis plantation

Slave quarters of Jefferson Davis plantation

Photograph shows the slave quarters on Brierfield, the Jefferson Davis plantation.

Sunny Side; Irving's residence, on the Hudson N.Y

Sunny Side; Irving's residence, on the Hudson N.Y

No. 578. Title from item. Forms part of: Marian S. Carson Collection at the Library of Congress.

The Newport News Steamer Express Capt. Wilson

The Newport News Steamer Express Capt. Wilson

Broadside view sidewheel steamship.

[Aceldama]
Nuremburg. House of Caspar Hauser

Nuremburg. House of Caspar Hauser

Doorway to house of Caspar Hauser. In album: Prague, Innsbruck, Munich, Nuremberg, Dresden, Berlin, Hombourg, Edinburgh, opposite p. 179. No. 338.

Constantine. Ancien Palais d'Ahmed-Bey / ND. Phot.

Constantine. Ancien Palais d'Ahmed-Bey / ND. Phot.

Interior of the Palace of Ahmed Bey, Constantine, Algeria.