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Topic: ink drawings

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[The Capture of Christ]

[The Capture of Christ]

This drawing represents the central portion and main action of the painting--Christ's betrayal by Judas--of the Garden of Gethsemane. Dating is difficult, but it is likely that the sheet belongs to the artist... more

[Landscape with a castle on a hill and three figures and horse]

[Landscape with a castle on a hill and three figures and horse]

It is tempting to suggest that the subject is the Flight into Egypt. The figure to the left of the donkey appears to have wings. Perhaps Mary is standing with the child, and Joseph, on the donkey, is pointing ... more

[Paris receiving the golden apple from Hermes]

[Paris receiving the golden apple from Hermes]

The subject of this drawing is Hermes handing the golden apple of the Hesperides to Paris, who is to judge the greatest beauty among the goddesses Athena, Aphrodite, and Hera. In return for judging Aphrodite t... more

A north view of Crown Point

A north view of Crown Point

Drawing shows a British gunboat under sail on Lake Champlain with a view of Crown Point, New York in the background. Title from item. Drawing attributed to Thomas Davies.

Vue du cataracte de Niagara, au pais des Iroquois / Antoine Le Loup fecit.

Vue du cataracte de Niagara, au pais des Iroquois / Antoine Le Loup fe...

Drawing shows two people on rocks overlooking the waterfalls at Niagara Falls.

Bunker's Hill on N. York Island

Bunker's Hill on N. York Island

Drawing shows distant view of wooded landscape with a few buildings.

Libertas Americana. 4 Juil. 1776 Non sine Diis animosus infans / / dessin de la medaille des etats unis de l'amerique compose par A.E. Gibelin en 1783.

Libertas Americana. 4 Juil. 1776 Non sine Diis animosus infans / / des...

Design drawing executed not later than September 1782 by Antoine Esprit Gibelin shows Minerva (representing France) standing, leaning forward, holding a spear in raised right hand and a shield, with a fleur-de-... more

[The Madonna of the Rose]

[The Madonna of the Rose]

The subject of this drawing is unusual. One can see why there is a suggestion on the old mat that it is the Mystic Marriage of St. Catherine. Although the composition is much like the well-known one of the Chri... more

[Napoleonic figure standing on a throne holding a staff]

[Napoleonic figure standing on a throne holding a staff]

This record contains unverified, preliminary data. Title devised by Library staff. Artist's name in pencil, lower right not deciphered. Inscribed in pencil on back of drawing: "Deposit received from Joseph Vern... more

[Perspective rule for drawing square structure illustrated with geometrical diagram; figure IV]

[Perspective rule for drawing square structure illustrated with geomet...

Manuscript description of "rule IV," illustrated by "fig. IV".

[Landscape with harvesting scene]

[Landscape with harvesting scene]

Drawing shows landscape and village at harvest time with a church in the distance. Several drawings of landscapes by Jacob Cats that relate to this sheet reproduce the same church tower. One, in the British Mu... more

[Kyōgen play with two characters]

[Kyōgen play with two characters]

Drawing shows an actor on the left with short sword and holding a fan, on the right is an actor wearing a hat and standing on a bundle with his arms spread, as though about to fly.

[Iris?]
[Fish]
[Warrior archer]

[Warrior archer]

Drawing shows a front view of an archer wearing uniform with padded armor, sword, and carrying an unstrung bow.

[Caesar-like figure standing and holding a staff and an orb topped with a cross]

[Caesar-like figure standing and holding a staff and an orb topped wit...

This record contains unverified, preliminary data. Title devised by Library staff. Sheet is crisscrossed with squares drawn with a pencil. Inscribed in pencil on back of drawing: "Deposit received from Joseph V... more

[Three monks or travelers lighting a fire beneath a teapot]

[Three monks or travelers lighting a fire beneath a teapot]

Title devised by Library staff. Gift; Crosby Stuart Noyes; 1906. Forms part of: Crosby Stuart Noyes collection (Library of Congress). Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

[Portrait of a woman]

[Portrait of a woman]

Drawing shows a woman, princess or empress, full-length portrait, facing front.

[Kyōgen play with four characters, two wear hats, one possibly portraying a woman; there is a fish with carving knife on tray in the background]

[Kyōgen play with four characters, two wear hats, one possibly portray...

Drawing shows an actor on the left, wearing a hat, approaching three actors, one also wearing a hat, sitting on the right.

[Warrior or nobleman archer]

[Warrior or nobleman archer]

Drawing shows a rear view of an archer with the elements of his uniform, from headdress to quiver of arrows, even the design on the clothing, identified in Japanese.

[Grapes on a vine]

[Grapes on a vine]

Title devised by Library staff. Two sheets fastened in the middle. Gift; Crosby Stuart Noyes; 1906. Forms part of: Crosby Stuart Noyes collection (Library of Congress). Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawin... more

[Suzume uri to suzume odori]

[Suzume uri to suzume odori]

Drawing shows a porter sitting on the ground with shoulder pole and baskets; his hands are raised as he looks to the left at three fairy-like figures dancing. A stern-looking head-and-shoulders portrait of a ma... more

[Surrey chapel (St. Georges Fields, England) and Independent Church (Baltimore, Md.). Transverse sectional elevations]

[Surrey chapel (St. Georges Fields, England) and Independent Church (B...

Inscribed: "Surrey Chapel, St. Georges Fields, circular building, 78 ft. clear" and "Independent Church - Baltimore, 78 ft. square". In: The Bulfinch sketchbook. Drawing has not been definitively attributed to ... more

At Mullet Hall, Clarendon

At Mullet Hall, Clarendon

Drawing shows a man wading in a river (?) surrounded by tall cliffs.

At Oliphant's, Vere, Jamaica, Carpenter Mountains in the distance

At Oliphant's, Vere, Jamaica, Carpenter Mountains in the distance

Drawing shows a bridge leading to a village.

Tavern at foot of Stony Hill

Tavern at foot of Stony Hill

Drawing shows horses and people carrying loads on a downhill road.

The old ford, Spa[nish] Town

The old ford, Spa[nish] Town

Drawing shows horses and riders fording a stream.

Mr. Bryan's washerwomen, Dry River

Mr. Bryan's washerwomen, Dry River

Drawing shows women washing clothes in tubs.

A most charming picture--Admirable figures

A most charming picture--Admirable figures

People socializing outdoors.

The breadfruit, Longville

The breadfruit, Longville

Drawing shows leaf of breadfruit tree with description and dimensions.

Spa[nish] Town bridge

Spa[nish] Town bridge

Drawing shows road leading to bridge.

The introduction of the mules, adds much to the scenery

The introduction of the mules, adds much to the scenery

Drawing shows laden mules in a tropical village landscape.

Lodging house, back-front, Miss Coles, Spa[nish] Town

Lodging house, back-front, Miss Coles, Spa[nish] Town

Drawing shows a large house with a person seated within.

Part of Kellits

Part of Kellits

Drawing shows a horse being led down a mountain path with a mountainous landscape in the background.

Lindos, ent[ra]nc[e] to Admirals pen from Greenwich, Jamaica

Lindos, ent[ra]nc[e] to Admirals pen from Greenwich, Jamaica

Drawing shows two enormous trees in front of a gated field with a house, trees, and mountains in the background; a man sits under a tree and a woman carries objects on her head in the foreground.

Breadfruit at Longville, one of the first planted in Jamaica

Breadfruit at Longville, one of the first planted in Jamaica

Title from item. Unpublished finding aid, Drawings of Jamaica by William Berryman, available in LC Prints & Photographs Reading Room.

Head of Negro man wearing cap, front and back view

Head of Negro man wearing cap, front and back view

Title transcribed from finding aid. Verso: Unidentified objects.

At Lindos gate, looking to Kingston

At Lindos gate, looking to Kingston

Title from item. Unpublished finding aid, Drawings of Jamaica by William Berryman, available in LC Prints & Photographs Reading Room.

Cotton spinning, Mr. Reid's salt ponds

Cotton spinning, Mr. Reid's salt ponds

Drawing shows people working under a porch roof.

From Br[a]n[do]n Hill

From Br[a]n[do]n Hill

Drawing shows a mountainous landscape.

Bagging cotton, Reid's salt ponds

Bagging cotton, Reid's salt ponds

Drawing shows two men atop a scaffolding with a large bag suspended in the middle.

Israel's Orange River

Israel's Orange River

Drawing shows a log structure and buildings beside a river with mountains in the background.

Ashley's grass[?] piece wagon on this side of tree

Ashley's grass[?] piece wagon on this side of tree

Drawing shows two wagons on a road.

La Duchesse / W5(?).

La Duchesse / W5(?).

Jamaican woman seated in doorway, kerchief over hair.

[Man on horseback on road]

[Man on horseback on road]

Title from finding aid. Watercolor sketch in top right corner. Unpublished finding aid, Drawings of Jamaica by William Berryman, available in LC Prints & Photographs Reading Room.

[Mule loaded with large pack]

[Mule loaded with large pack]

Title from finding aid. Notation on verso: "To post, Doctor William Sells, Chapelton, Claren[don]." Unpublished finding aid, Drawings of Jamaica by William Berryman, available in LC Prints & Photographs Reading Room.

On the Rockfort Road

On the Rockfort Road

Drawing shows two people carrying large bundles on their heads and walking on a road alongside the sea.

Maroon. Buckra reading their pass

Maroon. Buckra reading their pass

Drawing shows a white man (Buckra) reading the pass of Maroons (runaway slaves) on a road.

At Sunbury

At Sunbury

Drawing shows a mule being led by a man.

Yel[low] Sanders, figs, wild pines
Water hole, Dry River

Water hole, Dry River

Drawing shows women with wash tubs, probably doing laundry. Title from item. Unpublished finding aid, Drawings of Jamaica by William Berryman, available in LC Prints & Photographs Reading Room.

From Brandon Hill

From Brandon Hill

Drawing shows a mountainous landscape. Title from item. Notations pertaining to colors on recto. Unpublished finding aid, Drawings of Jamaica by William Berryman, available in LC Prints & Photographs Reading Room.

Costume of Jamaica / Watchman.

Costume of Jamaica / Watchman.

Drawing shows palm trees behind which, near a thatched-roof hut, stands a person in a hooded garment.

[Squares]
[Structure, Ware and Kirby methods]

[Structure, Ware and Kirby methods]

In album: "Principles of Perspective". Album not signed; attribution based on inscription inside cover "Indentified as belonging to Charles Bulfinch, & in his handwriting. Ellen L. Bulfinch, Nov. 13, 1894." Fro... more

[Horizontal and vertical planes/ room interior]

[Horizontal and vertical planes/ room interior]

In album: "Principles of Perspective". Album not signed; attribution based on inscription inside cover "Indentified as belonging to Charles Bulfinch, & in his handwriting. Ellen L. Bulfinch, Nov. 13, 1894." Fro... more

United States & Macedonian

United States & Macedonian

Preliminary drawing for an oil painting showing the sea battle between the USS United States, under the command of Stephen Decatur, and HMS Macedonian off the coast of Maderia on October 25, 1812. Title from it... more

To determine the perspective of squares in various situations [cubes]

To determine the perspective of squares in various situations [cubes]

In album: "Principles of Perspective". Album not signed; attribution based on inscription inside cover "Indentified as belonging to Charles Bulfinch, & in his handwriting. Ellen L. Bulfinch, Nov. 13, 1894." Fro... more

[Horseracing at steeplechase, spectators in background]

[Horseracing at steeplechase, spectators in background]

Sketch shows horses and riders racing across a field, one horse has fallen and the rider is standing next to it; spectators stand among trees in the background on the upper right.

L'intérieur et l'extérieur d'un bayair "Couronne de Charles X" / Pav Braun, professeur de langue allemande à l'école Royal polytechnique, a Paris, rue neuve des petits champa, VCo. 17.

L'intérieur et l'extérieur d'un bayair "Couronne de Charles X" / Pav B...

Design drawing proposed by Pav Braun shows interior and exterior views of the Bayair airship "Crown of Charles X," which was to be propelled by 20 balloons inside an enclosure and carry 15 passengers. (Source: ... more

Ax my eye

Ax my eye

Cartoon shows a man, with a donkey carrying baskets of produce, tickling a women (who is offering him a drink) under her chin. The man is jauntily dressed in knee britches and a striped vest. The woman wears ... more

Concours sur le meilleur moyen d'élever un ballon sans perte de gaz de lest / Louis Panafieu, membre de la Société aèrostatique.

Concours sur le meilleur moyen d'élever un ballon sans perte de gaz de...

Design drawing shows proposal by Louis Panafieu in which the operator in an open car attached to the balloon achieves lift without loss of gas in ballast by manipulating cords on underside of the balloon. Inclu... more

Exterior view of a church R.K. Eastman

Exterior view of a church R.K. Eastman

Title devised by Library staff. Signed in ink on lower right: R.K. Eastman. (DLC/PP-2000:095) Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection at the Library of Congress. Forms part of: Documentary drawing filing ser... more

Trip to Epsom

Trip to Epsom

Drawing shows crowds of people on horseback or in wagons and one stagecoach full of passengers in front of the classic screen at Hyde Park, London.

A row in a city kitchen / JL.

A row in a city kitchen / JL.

Cartoon shows an uproar in a kitchen. One cook wearing a white jacket attacks another with a large fish. Men dressed in horse costumes joust with each other and other men wave various kitchen utensils. Leech... more

[Two views of an airship shaped like a long tube with a pointed nose, propellers on the side and a rudder, resembling an 1850 design proposed by Pierre Jullien, a French clock maker from Villejuif, France]

[Two views of an airship shaped like a long tube with a pointed nose, ...

Title devised by Library staff. (Source: A.G. Renstrom, LC Staff, 1981-82) Tissandier collection.

Appareil propre à la direction des aerostats plans annèxes à la demande d'un brevet pour une durée de 15 ans / / apprové à [...] Sourbieu & Pre. Pradel, 1852 septembre 9.

Appareil propre à la direction des aerostats plans annèxes à la demand...

Patent drawing submitted by Sourbieu & Pradel shows two views of an apparatus for steering or controlling the direction of balloons by hand-cranking a series of four rotating sails. (Source: A.G. Renstrom, LC s... more

Plateforme aérienne cerf-volant libre dirigeable, système Vaussin-Chardanne. Feiulle no. 1 / dressé et presenté ... le 19 mars 1853, Vaussin-Chardanne.

Plateforme aérienne cerf-volant libre dirigeable, système Vaussin-Char...

Scaled design drawing shows a system for navigating an airship using propellers. Includes plans of dirigible platform body and complete platform assembly, and identification key. Title from item. Tissandier collection.

Plateforme aérienne, cerf-volant libre dirigeable, système Vaussin-Chardanne. Feuille no. 2 / dressé et presenté ... le 19 mars 1853, Vaussin-Chardanne.

Plateforme aérienne, cerf-volant libre dirigeable, système Vaussin-Cha...

Design drawing shows a system for powering an airship with manually operated propellers. Includes longitudinal views of dirigible platform assembly and identification key.

Voiles mobile. Systém Ate. Lanteigne menuisier / [...]  Mo[...], '58.

Voiles mobile. Systém Ate. Lanteigne menuisier / [...] Mo[...], '58.

Design drawings for a system of airship navigation proposed by Aug. Lanteigne, utilizing a series of 16 balloons on a single keel. (Source: A.G. Renstrom, Library staff, 1981-82). Title from item. Tissandier collection.

Jingū kōgō to takenouchi no sukune

Jingū kōgō to takenouchi no sukune

Drawing shows the Empress Jingū carrying a large bow followed by Takenouchi Tsukune possibly during conquest of Korea.

Signal tower Fort Reno D.C. / Lt. J.R. Underdunk(?), U.S.A. del.

Signal tower Fort Reno D.C. / Lt. J.R. Underdunk(?), U.S.A. del.

Drawing shows signal tower constructed at Fort Reno in Washington, D.C.