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
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
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
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.
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
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).
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
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.
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 Unpublished finding aid, Drawings of Jamaica by William Berryman, available in LC Prints & Photographs Reading Room.
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 Unpublished finding aid, Drawings of Jamaica by William Berryman, available in LC Prints & Photographs Reading Room.
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 Unpublished finding aid, Drawings of Jamaica by William Berryman, available in LC Prints & Photographs Reading Room.
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 Unpublished finding aid, Drawings of Jamaica by William Berryman, available in LC Prints & Photographs Reading Room.
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
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.
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
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
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
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.
Design drawing shows a system for powering an airship with manually operated propellers. Includes longitudinal views of dirigible platform assembly and identification key.
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.