Print shows two men manipulating a large wooden device with pulleys and a large basket attached for the rescue of persons from burning buildings.
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 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.
Drawing shows a three-story house in Boston, raised off its foundations on stones and logs to increase its elevation. Wallis was a British Commissioner from the Foreign Office to the United States in 1853.
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
Cityscape photograph shows 14th Street and E Street, NW, vicinity in foreground with houses and industrial buildings including A. J. Joyce's Coach Factory at 412-416 14th Street, NW; workyard with building supp... more