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[Floor plan and elevation of a classical style house]

[Floor plan and elevation of a classical style house]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: I qvattro libri dell'architettvra, ... / Andrea Palladio. Venetia : D. de' Franceschi, 1570. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western technolog... more

His Majesty’s most gracious speech to both Houses of Parliament, on Monday, March the 21st, 1714/15 [blank] Boston: Re-printed by T. Fleet and T. Crump. In Pudding-Lane. Sold by Nicholas Buttolph and Samuel Gerrish 1715.

His Majesty’s most gracious speech to both Houses of Parliament, on Mo...

Positive Photostat. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 33, Folder 49.

A manifesto and address from Heaven. by the guardian angel of America; from Heaven, whoe'ere beholds on younger earth grieves at the oppression sprung from vilest birth. To the Governors, Councils, Houses of Burgesses, and Representatives of the

A manifesto and address from Heaven. by the guardian angel of America;...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 87, Folder 13a.

A machine for delivering persons from burning houses / R. Aitken sculp.

A machine for delivering persons from burning houses / R. Aitken sculp...

Print shows two men manipulating a large wooden device with pulleys and a large basket attached for the rescue of persons from burning buildings. Title from related article in The Pennsylvania Magazine. For the... more

The Committee of both houses on the letter this morning received by this Court from His Excellency General Washington relative to supplying the army with fire-arms, beg leave to report by way of resolve: [That a committee be appointed to collect

The Committee of both houses on the letter this morning received by th...

Positive Photostat.; Stamped on verso: 504. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collectio... more

[House with enclosed entrance yard. Elevation, rendered]

[House with enclosed entrance yard. Elevation, rendered]

Watercolor rendering, possibly American, showing elevation of house, with entrance yard in plan, well and gate also rendered in elevation. Title devised by Library staff. Kenneth H. Walker Collection. Item cons... more

Map of the State of Maryland laid down from an actual survey of all the principal waters, public roads, and divisions of the counties therein; describing the situation of the cities, towns, villages, houses of worship and other public buildings, furnaces, forges, mills, and other remarkable places; and of the Federal Territory; as also a sketch of the State of Delaware shewing the probable connexion of the Chesapeake and Delaware Bays.

Map of the State of Maryland laid down from an actual survey of all th...

Scale ca. 1:300,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Includes "Plan of the city of Washington and Territory of Columbia" and a dedication. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ra... more

Map of the State of Maryland laid down from an actual survey of all the principal waters, public roads, and divisions of the counties therein; describing the situation of the cities, towns, villages, houses of worship and other public buildings, furnaces, forges, mills, and other remarkable places; and of the Federal Territory; as also a sketch of the State of Delaware shewing the probable connexion of the Chesapeake and Delaware Bays.

Map of the State of Maryland laid down from an actual survey of all th...

Scale ca. 1:300,000. Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Scattered holes and general deterioration. Includes "Plan of the city... more

By the President of the United States of America. A proclamation. Whereas the constitution of the United States of America provides that the President may on extraordinary occassions convene both Houses of Congress ... I have therefore thought i

By the President of the United States of America. A proclamation. Wher...

Imprint 3.; Proclamations.; Evans 33047. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 223, Folder 18.

The Brasilians & their houses / Maguire sculp.

The Brasilians & their houses / Maguire sculp.

Brazilian family in foreground with dwellings in background.

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

China Retreat, Pennsyl'a, the seat of Mr. Manigault / drawn, engraved & published by W. Birch, Springland near Bristol, Pennsylv'a.

China Retreat, Pennsyl'a, the seat of Mr. Manigault / 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. DCRM(G) example 1E1 - stat... 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.

[View of the city of Charleston, South Carolina, with a large home and smaller houses, outbuildings, and perhaps a slave cabin]

[View of the city of Charleston, South Carolina, with a large home and...

Title devised by Library staff. Preliminary sketch on verso. Includes puncture holes around the edges where paper was fastened to a board. Watermark with a large fleur de lis with W. Philadelphia Print Shop Inv... more

Speech of His Excellency Governour Wolcott, delivered before both houses at the session of the General Assembly of the State of Connecticut in May, 1818. [Hartford?].

Speech of His Excellency Governour Wolcott, delivered before both hous...

Imprint 2. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 6, Folder 1.

[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

The governor's message. This day, his excellency the Governor transmitted to both Houses of the Legislature the following message Fellow Citizens of the Senate and House of representatives ... Columbia Oct. 22, 1832.

The governor's message. This day, his excellency the Governor transmit...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 172, Folder 42.

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

Sketch of houses on embankment near river cascade with notations about color

Sketch of houses on embankment near river cascade with notations about...

Title devised by Library staff. Drawing undated. Supplied date based on Queen's years of activity. Stamped on verso: From the file of James F. Queen artist, 1824-1889. (DLC/PP-1997:105) Forms part of: Marian S.... more

[White frame house with white picket fence at Cambridge, New York, with horse and buggy in front

[White frame house with white picket fence at Cambridge, New York, wit...

Case: similar to Rinhart 108. Mirror inside case to show house in correct orientation. Labels adhered to seal: "Cambridge, New York," "46". Purchase; Marian S. Carson; 1998; (DLC/PP-1998:151.20). Forms part of:... more

[Distant view of a house and yard]

[Distant view of a house and yard]

Photographer unidentified. Case: flowers in central quadrafoil. Source unknown. Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress).

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

Houses of Parliament / Pearson sc.

Houses of Parliament / Pearson sc.

Print shows Palace of Westminster, meeting place of the House of Commons and the House of Lords, on the banks of the Thames River. Title from item. In album: [Album of ephemera and Civil War era photographs; ph... more

Arch of Hadrian--Olympieum--Mt. Hymettus

Arch of Hadrian--Olympieum--Mt. Hymettus

View from residential section toward Mt. Hymettos, showing houses, Arch of Hadrian, and the Olympieum (Temple of Olympian Zeus).

Daniel Carroll of Duddington's family on porch of house, F and 2nd Streets, S.E., Washington, D.C.

Daniel Carroll of Duddington's family on porch of house, F and 2nd Str...

Photograph shows members of the family of Daniel Carroll (1764-1849) with African American man, seated and standing on the porch of Duddington house, Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C. Caption from another copy of ... more

Old houses near Bruges

Old houses near Bruges

Stream in foreground.

James Ranmey, Zerby coal bason i.e., basin 1851

James Ranmey, Zerby coal bason i.e., basin 1851

Drawing shows an exterior view of a small house with a porch off the left and a shed off the right, with trees around the sides and back, in the Zerby vein coal basin, Little Lick Mountain, in Pennsylvania. Tit... more

Shamokin from Mount Carmel road 1851

Shamokin from Mount Carmel road 1851

Drawing shows houses and other buildings at Shamokin, Pennsylvania, a coal mining community, with mountains to the right and in the background, and a heavily forested area on the left; shows many buildings on b... more

Syout - habitations Arabes sur le bord du Nil / Félix Teynard.

Syout - habitations Arabes sur le bord du Nil / Félix Teynard.

Exterior view of Arab dwellings along the edge of the Nile in Asyūṭ, Egypt.

Deîr - vue extérieur de l'habitation du kâchef / Félix Teynard.

Deîr - vue extérieur de l'habitation du kâchef / Félix Teynard.

Exterior view of house of the Kachef at Deir. Illus. in: Égypte et Nubie : sites et monuments les plus intéressants pour l'étude de l'art et de l'histoire / Félix Teynard. Paris : Goupil et Cie, [1858], pl. 138... more

Deîr - carrefour et habitation particulière / Félix Teynard.

Deîr - carrefour et habitation particulière / Félix Teynard.

General view of dwelling at crossroad at Deir.

Sketch of a house in the streets at Boston Mass: being raised from its foundations for the purpsoe of permanent elevation

Sketch of a house in the streets at Boston Mass: being raised from its...

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.

Public market houses in Boston / Kilburn, del ; Tarbell, sc.

Public market houses in Boston / Kilburn, del ; Tarbell, sc.

Print shows South Market, Williams Market, Gerrish Market, Boylston Market and Faneuil Hall Market. Illus. in: Ballou's pictorial, v. 9, no. 7 (1855 Aug. 18), p. 97. Title from item.

Unidentified church next to a Greek revival home on a city street with fence and pedestrians; detail of the church spire railing on upper right

Unidentified church next to a Greek revival home on a city street with...

Title devised by Library staff. Stamped on verso: From the file of James F. Queen artist, 1824-1889. (DLC/PP-1997:105) Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection at the Library of Congress. Forms part of: Docum... more

Egypt - Cairo - old house and masharabieh

Egypt - Cairo - old house and masharabieh

Title from item. No. 1939? On verso: Old house & Masharabieh.

Old Houses in Chatham Street, opposite the Park [N.Y.C. street scene]

Old Houses in Chatham Street, opposite the Park [N.Y.C. street scene]

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 2, no. 36 (1856 Aug. 16), p. 149. Reference copy may be in LOT 4383-R. Caption card tracings: NY... 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

[Washington, D.C., view with Smithsonian in the distance]

[Washington, D.C., view with Smithsonian in the distance]

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

Curious house with leaning turrets, Lannion, (p. 88.)

Curious house with leaning turrets, Lannion, (p. 88.)

Published with: Jephson, J. M. Narrative of a walking tour in Brittany by John Mounteney Jephson, F.S.A. ; accompanied by notes of a photographic expedition by Lovell Reeve, F.L.S., no. 15. Title from item.

Declivitous Street, with quaint houses, Dinan, (p. 290.)

Declivitous Street, with quaint houses, Dinan, (p. 290.)

Published with: Jephson, J. M. Narrative of a walking tour in Brittany by John Mounteney Jephson, F.S.A. ; accompanied by notes of a photographic expedition by Lovell Reeve, F.L.S., no. 83. Title from item.

Court of the Chateau de la Forêt, near Quimper, (p. 170.)

Court of the Chateau de la Forêt, near Quimper, (p. 170.)

Published with: Jephson, J. M. Narrative of a walking tour in Brittany by John Mounteney Jephson, F.S.A. ; accompanied by notes of a photographic expedition by Lovell Reeve, F.L.S., no. 42. Title from item.

Map of Jefferson County, Kentucky : showing the names of property holders, division lines of farms, position of houses, churches, school-houses, roads, water-courses, distances, and the topographical features of the county : distinctly exhibiting the country around the falls of the Ohio, including New Albany and Jeffersonville, Inda. /

Map of Jefferson County, Kentucky : showing the names of property hold...

Scale 1:42,240; 1 1/2 in. to a mile. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Cadastral map. Includes statistical data and ill. LC Land ownership maps, 234 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site... more

Bartlemy's house, Esquimalt Harbor

Bartlemy's house, Esquimalt Harbor

Photograph shows an exterior view of a house with two people standing near the entrance, near the harbor, Esquimalt, British Columbia. Title from item. In: Photographs of British Northwest Boundary Survey, 1858-1861.

Act of incorporation for the purchase of Mount Vernon. The following bill, amending the act incorporating the Mount Vernon ladies' association of the Union has unanimously passed both Houses of the General Assembly of Virginia ... [n. p. 1856].

Act of incorporation for the purchase of Mount Vernon. The following b...

Copy 2 formerly numbered as Portfolio 188, Folder 23. This item has been renumbered from Portfolio 188, Folder 23. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images ... more

Overhanging houses, Grande Place, Guingamp, (p. 50.)

Overhanging houses, Grande Place, Guingamp, (p. 50.)

Published with: Jephson, J. M. Narrative of a walking tour in Brittany by John Mounteney Jephson, F.S.A. ; accompanied by notes of a photographic expedition by Lovell Reeve, F.L.S., no. 6. Title from item.

Hooded house in the Grande Place, Guingamp, (p. 51.)

Hooded house in the Grande Place, Guingamp, (p. 51.)

Published with: Jephson, J. M. Narrative of a walking tour in Brittany by John Mounteney Jephson, F.S.A. ; accompanied by notes of a photographic expedition by Lovell Reeve, F.L.S., no. 7. Title from item.

Thos. Livezey's mill, Wissahickon

Thos. Livezey's mill, Wissahickon

Photograph shows mill with Livezey house, Glen Fern, alongside Wissahickon Creek in Pennsylvania. Title from item. Purchase; Marian S. Carson; 1997; (DLC/PP-1997:105) Forms part of: Marian S. Carson Collection ... more

Chapel of St. Michael, on the Heights, Chateaulin, (p. 142.)

Chapel of St. Michael, on the Heights, Chateaulin, (p. 142.)

Published with: Jephson, J. M. Narrative of a walking tour in Brittany by John Mounteney Jephson, F.S.A. ; accompanied by notes of a photographic expedition by Lovell Reeve, F.L.S., no. 36. Title from item.

U.S. Reports: Dermott v. Jones, 64 U.S. (23 How.) 220 (1860)

U.S. Reports: Dermott v. Jones, 64 U.S. (23 How.) 220 (1860)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 64; Howard Volume 23; December Term, 1859; Ann R. Dermott, Plaintiff in Error, v. Zepheniah Jones

Map of Onondaga County, New York : showing military townships and their names, lot lines, numbers, and dimensions, with names of first proprietors ... location of farm houses and names of owners, and separate plans of the city of Syracuse and all the villages in the county, on a large scale : from official records and new and accurate surveys /

Map of Onondaga County, New York : showing military townships and thei...

Shows real-property tracts and lines only in town (townships) adjacent to Syracuse; other towns are subdivided into numbered military townships. Relief shown by hachures. Hand colored to emphasize town (townshi... more

[Community adjacent to the fur trading post at Fort Victoria on Vancouver Island, British Columbia showing farm and buildings]

[Community adjacent to the fur trading post at Fort Victoria on Vancou...

Title devised by Library staff. No. 1 of a six-part panorama of Victoria. In: Photographs of British Northwest Boundary Survey, 1858-1861.

Stereoscopic view of Market Street, including a view of the market houses from 8th to Front St.

Stereoscopic view of Market Street, including a view of the market hou...

Photographs show a street view of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Shinobazu no ike

Shinobazu no ike

Print shows a comical scene with a group of people walking along the bank of the Shinobazu Pond, with cherry blossoms and dwellings in the background.

Brunnen. The Mythen

Brunnen. The Mythen

Village of Brunnen; in background, the Mythen.

Lemon Hill, Fairmount Park, Philadelphia

Lemon Hill, Fairmount Park, Philadelphia

Photograph shows the house on the estate of Lemon Hill in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Title from item. No. 20. Forms part of: Marian S. Carson Collection at the Library of Congress.

Bernina Pass--ascent from Italian side

Bernina Pass--ascent from Italian side

House and covered road on Bernina Pass.

Alger. Galerie d'une maison Mauresque / ND. Phot.

Alger. Galerie d'une maison Mauresque / ND. Phot.

Woman standing in gallery overlooking courtyard, Algiers, Algeria. Title from item. No. 227.

Loxley House, 2nd St. below Dock St. Old United States Mint, 7th St. east side below Dock St

Loxley House, 2nd St. below Dock St. Old United States Mint, 7th St. e...

Photographs show house built by Benjamin Loxley about 1760 in dilapidated condition with bigger buildings around it and a building occupied by Cumming & Brodie Plumbers & Metallic Roofers and Joseph Sellers Sil... more

[House with paper windows and with a Mongol hut in the yard in front]

[House with paper windows and with a Mongol hut in the yard in front]

Title devised by Library staff. Reference copy in LOT 5090, no. 74.

Sanderson's Residence

Sanderson's Residence

Title devised by Library Staff.

Wengern Alp

Wengern Alp

Swiss house with Wetterhorn in background. Photograph misidentified in caption. In album: Athens, Egypt, Rhine, Switzerland, Tyrol, Salzburg, opposite p. 37, lower left.

Nuremburg. Old house

Nuremburg. Old house

In album: Prague, Innsbruck, Munich, Nuremberg, Dresden, Berlin, Hombourg, Edinburgh, opposite p. 177. No. 334.

Architecture

Architecture

Earth and rock dwellings in semi-arid area, possibly Palestine.