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[An illustration of the Ptolemaic concept of the universe showing the earth in the center]

[An illustration of the Ptolemaic concept of the universe showing the ...

Woodcut from Jan Glogowczyk's Introductarium copendiosum in Tractatu...Cracow, 1513. Reference copy may be available in LOT 7007. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracin... more

[Title page with illustration showing the tree of knowledge]

[Title page with illustration showing the tree of knowledge]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Arbor scientiæ venerabilis et cælitvs illuminati patris Raymvndi Lvllii Maioricensis .... [Lugduni] : 1515. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of We... more

[Title page of Pliny's Natural history, with decorative border of dolphins and illustration of St. Michael lancing dragon]

[Title page of Pliny's Natural history, with decorative border of dolp...

Title page in: Historia naturalis / C. Plinus Secundus. Venice : J. de Spira, 1519. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 53.

[Title page of Sebastian Brant's "Ship of Fools" with woodcut illustration of crowded ship: Der Stotten Schip]

[Title page of Sebastian Brant's "Ship of Fools" with woodcut illustra...

Illus. in: Der Stotten Schip, 1548. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Incunabula; Publ. INd.; Ships 1548.

[Illustration of ballistics showing cannon with Tartaglia's gun quadrant to measure its angle of elevation; and surrounding text]

[Illustration of ballistics showing cannon with Tartaglia's gun quadra...

Woodcut illus. and text in: La nuoa scientia / Niccolo Tartaglia. [Stampata in Venetia per N. de Bascarini, 1550] Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congres... more

[Illustration of activities of Lapps and Finns: Man & horse on snowshoe "baskets" in mountains]

[Illustration of activities of Lapps and Finns: Man & horse on snowsho...

Woodcuts from Historia Delle Genti, by Olaus Magnus, the 1565 ed. of Historia de Gentibus Septrionalibus. Reference copy may be in LOT 4433 C. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Captio... more

[Illustration of activities of Lapps and Finns: woman milking reindeer]

[Illustration of activities of Lapps and Finns: woman milking reindeer...

Woodcuts from Historia Delle Genti, by Olaus Magnus, the 1565 ed. of Historia de Gentibus Septrionalibus. Reference copy may be in LOT 4433 C. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Captio... more

[Illustration of activities of Lapps and Finns: reindeer pair drawing loaded wagon; 1 man driving & the other shooting rabbits with bow & arrow]

[Illustration of activities of Lapps and Finns: reindeer pair drawing ...

Woodcuts from Historia Delle Genti, by Olaus Magnus, the 1565 ed. of Historia de Gentibus Septrionalibus. Reference copy may be in LOT 4433 C. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Captio... more

[Illustration of activities of Lapps and Finns: men spearing, and smoking salmon]

[Illustration of activities of Lapps and Finns: men spearing, and smok...

Woodcuts from Historia Delle Genti, by Olaus Magnus, the 1565 ed. of Historia de Gentibus Septrionalibus. Reference copy may be in LOT 4433 C. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Captio... more

[Illustration of activities of Lapps and Finns: hunting seals, wearing "counterfeit black skins"]

[Illustration of activities of Lapps and Finns: hunting seals, wearing...

Woodcuts from Historia Delle Genti, by Olaus Magnus, the 1565 ed. of Historia de Gentibus Septrionalibus. Reference copy may be in LOT 4433 C. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Captio... more

[Illustration of activities of Lapps and Finns: Men and women hunting with bows and arrows on snowshoes; "women hunt...as nimbly...or more than men"]

[Illustration of activities of Lapps and Finns: Men and women hunting ...

Woodcuts from Historia Delle Genti, by Olaus Magnus, the 1565 ed. of Historia de Gentibus Septrionalibus. Reference copy may be in LOT 4433 C. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Captio... more

[Ornate title page illustration for I qvattro libri dell'architettvra by Andrea Palladio]

[Ornate title page illustration for I qvattro libri dell'architettvra ...

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

[Illustration of ancient fable of men worshipping an ass bearing a religious relic]

[Illustration of ancient fable of men worshipping an ass bearing a rel...

Illus. in: Alciati, Andrea. Omnia Andreae Alciati v.c. emblemata, Parisiis, apud Ioannem Richeriū, 1589. Reference copy may be in LOT 4707A. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption... more

[Title page with allegorical illustration at top]

[Title page with allegorical illustration at top]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Opera omnia tribvs tomis digesta. Mogvntjæ : sumptibus A. Hierat, excudebat I. Volmari, 1617. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western technolo... more

[Title page illustration for La pyrotechnie showing columns, arches, a huge fire emanating from a cauldron, cannons and cannon barrels of various sizes, as well as flaming cannon balls]

[Title page illustration for La pyrotechnie showing columns, arches, a...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: La pyrotechnie de Hanzelet Lorrain .... Pont a Mousson : par 1. & Gaspard Bernard, 1630, title page. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western t... more

[Illustration showing Descartes' mechanical view of a universe filled with plenum and a system of vortexes that carries planets around the sun]

[Illustration showing Descartes' mechanical view of a universe filled ...

Illus. in: Principia philosophiae / Rene Descartes. Amstelodami : Apud L. Elzevirium, 1644, p. 114. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 265.

[Page of text with illustration of a "thermoscope" or thermometer without scale]

[Page of text with illustration of a "thermoscope" or thermometer with...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Sphlaera mvndi, .... Mvtinæ : Ex typographia Andreæ, & Hieronymi Cassiani, 1653. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western technology ... / Leon... more

[French Cookery. Frontispiece illustration of cook inside restaurant]

[French Cookery. Frontispiece illustration of cook inside restaurant]

Illus. in: Francois Pierre de La Vareene, Le Cuisinier Francois, 1656. Ref. copy may be in SSF(Gr) - COOKERY. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Geogr.; Cookery.

[Illustration for chapter one of L'art de jetter les bombes showing a man standing amid artillery shooting cannon balls]

[Illustration for chapter one of L'art de jetter les bombes showing a ...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: L'art de jetter les bombes, ... / par Monsieur Blondel. Paris : Chez l'autheur et N. Langlois, 1683. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western t... more

[Title page illustration with feathered headdress]

[Title page illustration with feathered headdress]

Illus. in: General Magazine and Historical Chronicle, vol. I, Jan. 1741, Philadelphia, B. Franklin. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: RBD; BI COLL.; Newspapers;... more

[Title page, no illustration]

[Title page, no illustration]

Illus. in: John Bunyan's The Pilgrim's Progress, title page. London, 1760. Reference copy may be in LOT 4443. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: PI; Shelf.

[Illustration of ancient fable of men worshipping an ass bearing a religious relic]

[Illustration of ancient fable of men worshipping an ass bearing a rel...

Illus. in: De La Fontaine, Fables Choisies, Tome III, Paris, 1765, pl. opp. p. 29. Reference copy may be in LOT 4707A. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

A new and accurate map of part of North-America, comprehending the provinces of New England, New York, Pensilvania, New Jersey, Connecticut, Rhode Island & part of Virginia, Canada and Hallifax, for the illustration of Mr. Peter Kalms travels.

A new and accurate map of part of North-America, comprehending the pro...

Scale ca. 1:2,300,000. Hand colored. Covers the area from Quebec to lower Chesapeake Bay and west along the St. Lawrence River and the Great Lakes to Fort Detroit. Shows provinces, towns and cities, forts, some... more

[Illustration showing men pulling cart with barrel, with surrounding text]

[Illustration showing men pulling cart with barrel, with surrounding t...

Illus. and text in: Journal of a voyage to Brazil, and residence there, during part of the years 1821, 1822, 1823 / Maria Graham. London : Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green and J. Murray, 1824, pl. 1... more

[Illustration showing two Brazilian slaves in Bahia carrying cloth covered sedan chair on shoulders with woman inside, with surrounding text]

[Illustration showing two Brazilian slaves in Bahia carrying cloth cov...

Illus. in: Journal of a voyage to Brazil, and residence there, during part of the years 1821, 1822, 1823 / Maria Graham. London : Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green and J. Murray, 1824, p. 133. Possib... more

[Illustration shows children around woman carrying large pudding on platter]

[Illustration shows children around woman carrying large pudding on pl...

Pp. 25-28 have text of "The New England Boys Song about Thanksgiving Day". Illus. in: Flowers for Children by Lydia Maria Child (Boston, 1845), p. 28. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card... more

[Allegorical illustration of a couple embracing at edge of pond]

[Allegorical illustration of a couple embracing at edge of pond]

Reproduction of pencil drawing used in book of poetry. Illus. in: Schmolze, Karl Heinrich / An artist's poems, Philadelphia, 1864, pl. 1. Reference copy in LOT 4450-H.

The great fire at Philadelphia: Front page, illustration only

The great fire at Philadelphia: Front page, illustration only

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1856 April 26, p. 305.

[Title page of The Illustrated Miners' Hand-book and Guide to Pike's Peak, with... No illustration, published by Parker & Huyett, Saint Louis, 1859]

[Title page of The Illustrated Miners' Hand-book and Guide to Pike's P...

Illus. in: The Illustrated Miners' Hand-book and Guide to Pike's Peak ... Saint Louis : Parker & Huyett, 1859. Reference copy may be in LOT 4392C. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Ca... more

[Technical illustration shows four stages of André Garnerin's parachute: apparatus for inflating a balloon with hydrogen, a balloon in flight, parachute attached to ascending balloon, and parachute deployed in descent] / Fauchery, del. et sc.

[Technical illustration shows four stages of André Garnerin's parachut...

"Pl. I" from unidentified publication. Title devised by Library staff. Tissandier collection.

[Allegorical illustration of man, woman, angels, devils] / K.H. Schmolze.

[Allegorical illustration of man, woman, angels, devils] / K.H. Schmol...

Reproduction of drawing used in book of poetry. Illus. in: Schmolze, Karl Heinrich / An artist's poems, Philadelphia, 1864, pl. 3. Reference copy in LOT 4450-H.

[Small illustration of a sled]

[Small illustration of a sled]

Illus. in: Jane Andrews, Seven little sisters (Boston : Ticknor and Fields, 1864) p. 14. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

[Front page of Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, 1864 Jan. 2, with illustration: The Guerilla War on the Mississippi - Explosion of a Shell in the Ladies' Saloon of the Steamer WELCOME, at Waterproof, Miss.]

[Front page of Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, 1864 Jan. 2, with...

Woodcut after a sketch by Fred. B. Schell. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, (1864 Jan. 2), front page. This record contains unverified data from caption card.

[Allegorical illustration of hovering angel, Death, and a dead(?) man with a harp]

[Allegorical illustration of hovering angel, Death, and a dead(?) man ...

Reproduction of pencil drawing used in book of poetry. Illus. in: Schmolze, Karl Heinrich / An artist's poems, Philadelphia, 1864, frontis. Reference copy in LOT 4450-H.

[Illustration of an Eskimo on a sled pulled by two dogs]

[Illustration of an Eskimo on a sled pulled by two dogs]

Illus. in: Jane Andrews, Seven little sisters (Boston : Ticknor and Fields, 1864) p. 15. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

President Lincoln's funeral. [Harper's Weekly illustration.]

President Lincoln's funeral. [Harper's Weekly illustration.]

From Harper's Weekly, May 13, 1865, p. 296-297. Photographed by Brady.

The latest illustration of humane Indian policy

The latest illustration of humane Indian policy

Badly wounded Indian reclining inside barred window, in front of which are pots labeled "boiled shot" and "cartridge soup"; a soldier with bayoneted rifle stands outside the window. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's Il... more

[Botanical book illustration (or possibly at one time an envelope) with text and flowers]

[Botanical book illustration (or possibly at one time an envelope) wit...

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

[Illustration of the dangers of alcoholic beverages]: Result of...drinking, pl. 3

[Illustration of the dangers of alcoholic beverages]: Result of...drin...

The sheriff levying on the household furniture. Tinted lithograph copyrighted by M. Marques. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Psychiatric hospitals U.S. 1884; ... more

[Illustration of the dangers of alcoholic beverages]: A happy home in danger from the bottle, pl. 1

[Illustration of the dangers of alcoholic beverages]: A happy home in ...

Tinted lithograph copyrighted by M. Marques. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Psychiatric hospitals U.S. 1884; Criminals and crime 1884; Credit 1884; Temperanc... more

[Illustration demonstrating that the efficiency of a power cycle depends on the temperature in an engine]

[Illustration demonstrating that the efficiency of a power cycle depen...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Reflections on the motive power of heat and on machines fitted to develop that power. New York : J. Wiley & sons, 1890. Published in: The tradition of technology : Lan... more

[French cabaret singer Yvette Guilbert wearing gown and long black gloves; illustration and surrounding text]

[French cabaret singer Yvette Guilbert wearing gown and long black glo...

Illustration in: Yvette Guilbert / texte de Gustave Geoffrey, orné par H. de Toulouse-Lautrec. Paris: L'Estampe originale, 1894, p. 4 (copy 2). Title devised by Library staff

[Labor, a picture made about 1900 for use as a magazine illustration]

[Labor, a picture made about 1900 for use as a magazine illustration]

Three men, one with wheelbarrow, working at the base of large rock. LOT 10137 (location of corresponding print made by the Library of Congress Photoduplication Service in 1964). Gift, Mina Turner, Käsebier's gr... more

[Illustration to popular song, "Hello Central, give me Heaven"]

[Illustration to popular song, "Hello Central, give me Heaven"]

Shows child in living room about to use telephone. Lantern slide proof copyrighted by J.D. Cress. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

[Illustration to popular song, "Hello Central, give me Heaven"]

[Illustration to popular song, "Hello Central, give me Heaven"]

Shows child in living room about to use telephone. Lantern slide proof copyrighted by J.D. Cress. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

[Illustration to popular song, "Hello Central, give me Heaven"]

[Illustration to popular song, "Hello Central, give me Heaven"]

Shows central exchange. Lantern slide proof copyrighted by J.D. Cress. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

The severe battle of Teh-li-sz and Russian prisoners were questioned by our officers -- the illustration of the battls of Japa and Russia no. 14

The severe battle of Teh-li-sz and Russian prisoners were questioned b...

Print shows Japanese soldiers with Russian prisoners following the battle of Te-li-Ssu during the Russo-Japanese war; a Japanese interpreter interviews a Russian officer. Title from item. From series: Illustrat... more

The destruction of Russ[i]an torpede [sic] destroyers by Japanese torpede destroyers at Port Arthur -- the illustration of the war between Japan and Russia (no. 5)

The destruction of Russ[i]an torpede [sic] destroyers by Japanese torp...

Print shows sailors from the Japanese torpedo boat, Sazanami, boarding a Russian torpedo boat during a heated sea battle off Port Arthur during the Russo-Japanese war. Title from item. From series: Illustrated ... more

Harriet May Mills to Anne Fitzhugh Miller; Montreal: Interior of Notre Dame Church: Postcard illustration

Harriet May Mills to Anne Fitzhugh Miller; Montreal: Interior of Notre...

On Verso, only partially detached and not scanned: Mills greetings to Anne Fitzhugh Miller and her mother, Elizabeth Smith Miller, prior to sailing from Montreal enroute to Europe

[Reproduction of illustration: "Garden Coolies"]

[Reproduction of illustration: "Garden Coolies"]

Photograph of an illustration by Ella du Cane, in Ella and Florence du Cane, The Flower Gardens of Japan, 1908. On slide (handwritten): "J" in a gold-edged seal sticker. Possibly photographed by Frances Benjam... more

[Reproduction of illustration showing a mosaic Crucifixion as Tree of Life]

[Reproduction of illustration showing a mosaic Crucifixion as Tree of ...

Photograph of a mosaic, 12th century, San Clemente, Rome. On slide (printed): Red outline flower design, "Set no.," "Slide No.," and "Title" (all blank). Also, red seal sticker. Possibly photographed by Frances... more

[Reproduction of illustration: "Baberton, Midlothian," Scotland, showing the hollow with more formal garden beyond]

[Reproduction of illustration: "Baberton, Midlothian," Scotland, showi...

Photograph of illustration of a watercolor by Mary G. W. Wilson, published in the book by Sir Herbert Maxwell, Scottish Gardens: Being a Representative Selection of Different Types, Old and New (London and New ... more

[Reproduction of illustration showing a garden with statues]

[Reproduction of illustration showing a garden with statues]

Photograph of an illustration of a watercolor by George Samuel Elgood, late 19th century. On slide (handwritten): "E" in a gold-edged seal sticker. Possibly photographed by Frances Benjamin Johnston. Title, dat... more

[Reproduction of illustration showing flower garden designs]

[Reproduction of illustration showing flower garden designs]

Photograph of watercolor illustrations in Maria Elizabeth Jackson, The Florist's Manual, 1822 Possibly photographed by Frances Benjamin Johnston. Title and date information provided by Sam Watters, 2011. Forms ... more

[Reproduction of illustration showing an enclosed garden]

[Reproduction of illustration showing an enclosed garden]

Photograph of an illumination from Guillaume de Lorris and Jean de Meun, Roman de La Rose, late 15th century, Haarlem mss. 4425, British Museum. On slide: Red seal sticker. Possibly photographed by Frances Benj... more

[Reproduction of illustration showing a dragon, cypress, and blossoming tree]

[Reproduction of illustration showing a dragon, cypress, and blossomin...

Photograph of an unidentified illustration. On slide (printed): Red outline flower design, "Set no.," "Slide No.," and "Title" (all blank). Also, red seal sticker. Possibly photographed by Frances Benjamin John... more

A German illustration of "freedom of the seas" in war time : [Western Europe and western Mediterranean Sea].

A German illustration of "freedom of the seas" in war time : [Western ...

Shows twenty-nautical-mile zones along Western European coastlines where German submarine mines will be distributed and an adjacent large delimited sector of the North Atlantic Ocean where Allied shipping will ... more

[Reproduction of illustration: "Wisteria Kameido"]

[Reproduction of illustration: "Wisteria Kameido"]

Photograph of illustration by Ella du Cane, in Ella and Florence du Cane, The Flower Gardens of Japan, 1908. On slide (handwritten): "J" in gold-edged seal sticker. Possibly photographed by Frances Benjamin Jo... more

[Reproduction of illustration: The Terrace, Brockenhurst]

[Reproduction of illustration: The Terrace, Brockenhurst]

Photograph of an illustration of a watercolor by George Samuel Elgood, 1897. On slide (handwritten): "E" in a gold-edged seal sticker. Possibly photographed by Frances Benjamin Johnston. Title, date, and subjec... more

[Reproduction of illustration showing a carnation]

[Reproduction of illustration showing a carnation]

Photograph of an illuminated manuscript page from Juliana Anicia Codex of Dioscorides, 6th century. On slide: Blind embossed stamp: "Frances B. Johnston, New York." Possibly photographed by Frances Benjamin Joh... more

[Reproduction of illustration showing a garden fountain]

[Reproduction of illustration showing a garden fountain]

Photograph of an illustration, probably Spain, early 20th century. On slide (handwritten): "O (?)" or "G (?)" in a gold-edged seal sticker. Possibly photographed by Frances Benjamin Johnston. Title, date, and s... more

[Reproduction of illustration: "Whitehouse, Midlothian," Scotland, showing sundial in a garden with crocuses]

[Reproduction of illustration: "Whitehouse, Midlothian," Scotland, sho...

Photograph of illustration of a watercolor by Mary G. W. Wilson, published in the book by Sir Herbert Maxwell, Scottish Gardens: Being a Representative Selection of Different Types, Old and New, London and New ... more

[Reproduction of illustration showing Hanging Gardens of Babylon]

[Reproduction of illustration showing Hanging Gardens of Babylon]

Photograph of drawing by V. Foulquier reproduced in Arthur Mangin, Les Jardins: Histoire et Description, 1867. On slide: Red seal sticker. On slide (printed): "Set no.," "Slide No.," and "Title" (all blank). On... more

[Reproduction of illustration showing Louvre Castle of Philip III]

[Reproduction of illustration showing Louvre Castle of Philip III]

Photograph of an illumination from Guillaume de Lorris and Jean de Meun, Roman de La Rose, late 15th century, Haarlem mss. 4425, British Museum. On slide: Red seal sticker. Possibly photographed by Frances Benj... more

[Reproduction of an illustration showing a painting of a river bank]

[Reproduction of an illustration showing a painting of a river bank]

Photograph of an illustration in a book or magazine that reproduced a watercolor, possibly English or Scottish, circa 1900. On slide (handwritten): "E." Title, date, and subject information provided by Sam Watt... more

[Reproduction of illustration: "Ardgowan, Renfrewshire," Scotland, showing the ancient keep of Inverkip with snowdrops]

[Reproduction of illustration: "Ardgowan, Renfrewshire," Scotland, sho...

Photograph of an illustration of a watercolor by Mary G. W. Wilson, published in the book by Sir Herbert Maxwell, Scottish Gardens: Being a Representative Selection of Different Types, Old and New, London and N... more

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