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[Portolan chart of the Mediterranean Sea ca. 1320-1350 : manuscript chart of the Mediterranean and Black seas on vellum].

[Portolan chart of the Mediterranean Sea ca. 1320-1350 : manuscript ch...

Anonymous nautical chart in portolan style probably drawn in Genoa. Covers Mediterranean Sea from the Balearic Islands to the Levantine coast; also covers western part of Black Sea. Oldest original cartographic... more

[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

[Portolan chart of the Mediterranean, the Black Sea, and the coasts of Europe and northwest Africa].

[Portolan chart of the Mediterranean, the Black Sea, and the coasts of...

Portolan chart with seaport names given for all coastlines. Title devised by cataloguer. Contains 4 compass roses in a circle centered in Italy to the north of Rome and half of a fifth on the trimmed center lef... more

[Figure of a woman with raised hand, possibly Sybil in the Sistine Chapel at the Vatican]

[Figure of a woman with raised hand, possibly Sybil in the Sistine Cha...

This record contains unverified, preliminary data. Title devised by Library staff. Attributed on mat: "follower of Polidoro da Carravaggio according to Jana Brabcová́, Nat'l Gallery, Prague. Farinato (H.R.)" In... more

[Crucifixion study]

[Crucifixion study]

This record contains unverified, preliminary data. Title devised by Library staff. Inscribed in pencil on mat: [Raffaeli on old mat]. Ink inscription on back of drawing not deciphered. Title from P&P Bradley co... more

[Architectural elements, floor plan, and elevation from handbook on classical architecture]

[Architectural elements, floor plan, and elevation from handbook on cl...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: De architectura / Vitruvius Pollio ; tr. & ed. by Cesare Cesariano. [Como : Impressa p G. de Pōte, a la spese e instantia del magnifico d. A. Gallo e del nobile d. A. ... more

[Bird's-eye view of a large scale water supply system showing tunnels and covered aqueducts]

[Bird's-eye view of a large scale water supply system showing tunnels ...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: De architectura / Vitruvius Pollio ; tr. & ed. by Cesare Cesariano. [Como : Impressa p G. de Pōte, a la spese e instantia del magnifico d. A. Gallo e del nobile d. A. ... more

[Milan Cathedral, plan, elevation, and architectural elements from handbook on classical architecture]

[Milan Cathedral, plan, elevation, and architectural elements from han...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: De architectura / Vitruvius Pollio ; tr. & ed. by Cesare Cesariano. [Como : Impressa p G. de Pōte, a la spese e instantia del magnifico d. A. Gallo e del nobile d. A. ... more

[Interior of a metallurgist's workshop with furnace and implements of his trade; on the hood over the furnace is a portrait of an unidentified man]

[Interior of a metallurgist's workshop with furnace and implements of ...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Voarchadvmia contra alchi'miam: ars distincta ab archimi'a, & sophia: cum additionibus: proportionibus: numeris: & figuris opportunis. Venetiis : 1530. Published in: T... more

[Telescoping siege machine]

[Telescoping siege machine]

Print shows a telescoping tower raised from beneath by a screw mechanism manipulated by two men, used during siege warfare to gain an advantage of height by those perpetrating the siege. Title devised by Librar... more

[Air mattress made from animal skins]

[Air mattress made from animal skins]

Print shows two soldiers resting on an air mattress made by sewing together and inflating animal skins. Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Fl. Vegetii Renati De re militari libri qvatuor. Lutetiae : Apu... more

[Underwater breathing apparatus]

[Underwater breathing apparatus]

Print shows a device with a long tube for breathing, worn over the head, to allow a soldier to walk underwater; also shows the device being used in the background. Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Fl.... more

[Saint Benedict presenting his monastic regulations to r. padre frate Rogiero di Barletta, who is kneeling before him]

[Saint Benedict presenting his monastic regulations to r. padre frate ...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Il padre san Benedetto con l'espositione d'il r. padre frate Rogiero di Barletta. [Bologna : Per V. Bonardo & Marc' Antonio da Capri,1539] Published in: The tradition ... more

[Cannons shooting fire tubes to frighten charging cavalry troops who are shown retreating]

[Cannons shooting fire tubes to frighten charging cavalry troops who a...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: De la pirotechnia. [Veneto] : 1540. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western technology ... / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of C... more

Tierra nveva

Tierra nveva

Shows the Atlantic coast from Labrador to north Florida. Publication information from atlas. Text titled "Della terra nova del Bacalaos" on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ra... more

[Architectural plan and elevation of a bridge showing piers, arches, and columns]

[Architectural plan and elevation of a bridge showing piers, arches, a...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: L'architettvra di Leonbatista Alberti / tr. by Cosimo Bartoli. Firenze : Appresso L. Torrentino, 1550. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western... more

[Title page of Dipnosophistarum, siue Coenae sapientum libri XV]

[Title page of Dipnosophistarum, siue Coenae sapientum libri XV]

Print shows title page with illustration of Jesus and a woman at a well. Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Dipnosophistarum, siue Coenae sapientum libri XV / Natale de Comitibus ueneto nunc primum è Gr... more

Vniversale descrittione di tvtta la terra conoscivta fin qvi.

Vniversale descrittione di tvtta la terra conoscivta fin qvi.

Relief shown pictorially. Based on an earlier map by Giacomo Gastaldi. From the Rosenwald Collection, Library of Congress, no. 1304. Originally printed on 2 sheets, each 48 x 40 cm. Available also through the L... more

Map of eastern Canada

Map of eastern Canada

Relief shown pictorially. From Giovanni Battista Ramusio's Terzo volvme delle navigationi et viaggi ...? 1565? pp. 424-425? In upper left margin: 424. In upper right margin: 425. Available also through the Libr... more

Universale della nuovamente parte del mondo ritrovata

Universale della nuovamente parte del mondo ritrovata

Relief shown pictorially. In upper left corner: 455. In upper right corner: 456. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault

Al S. Alberto Lavezzola Paolo Forlani Veronese. Con questo belissima et ordinatissima ordinanza suole, il gran sig.or Turco presentarsi alla batteria et all'assalto di qualche fortezza, ho volutto che il mondo uedendola uscire sotto il Mag.go nome de V.S. in questa picciola & commoda forma, la riconosca dalla molta sua cortesia, allaqualle quanto io debbo mi raccomando

Al S. Alberto Lavezzola Paolo Forlani Veronese. Con questo belissima e...

Engraving shows battalions of armies of soldiers and riders on horseback in circular formation on the outskirts of a walled city in flames. Tent encampments are visible around the outskirts. Title from image ca... 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

[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

Questo il uero disegno et forma della potentissima armata venetiana partita alli 23 luio da Corphu uerso Cipro ? trouat l'armata inimica 1570

Questo il uero disegno et forma della potentissima armata venetiana pa...

Engraved print shows sailing ships from the Venetian armada in formation from 1570. Title from first line of key caption. Reference copy in LOT 4601, no. 226B. Illustration in: Hauslab Album, plate 226B. Origin... more

Triplicus visus, directi, reflexi & refracti, de quo optica disputat, argumenta

Triplicus visus, directi, reflexi & refracti, de quo optica disputat, ...

Illustration showing aspects of optics: Battle scene with Archimedes' mirrors using sun to defend city of Syracuse against sailing ships, a rainbow, elephants crossing long bridge drawn in perspective, nude man... more

[Interior view of large, spacious kitchen with cooks preparing a meal]

[Interior view of large, spacious kitchen with cooks preparing a meal]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Opera di m. Bartolomeo Scappi. Con il discorso funerale che fu fatto nelle essequie di papa Paulo III. [Venetia : M. Tramezzino, 1574?]. Published in: The tradition of... more

[Illustrations of 16th century knives, forks, and other utensils]

[Illustrations of 16th century knives, forks, and other utensils]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Opera di m. Bartolomeo Scappi. Con il discorso funerale che fu fatto nelle essequie di papa Paulo III. [Venetia : M. Tramezzino, 1574?]. Published in: The tradition of... more

[Portolan chart of the Mediterranean and Black Seas with the west coast of Spain and Portugal] /

[Portolan chart of the Mediterranean and Black Seas with the west coas...

Portolan chart with seaport names given for all coastlines. Title devised by cataloguer. Fragmentary signature on upper right portion leading into neck reads "Io Placid...". Oriented with north to the right (in... more

Il ballarino di M. Fabritio Caroso da Sermoneta, diuiso in due trattati; nel primo de' quali si dimostra la diuersità de i nomi, che si danno à gli atti; & mouimenti, che interuengons ne i balli: & con molte regole si dichiara come debbano farsi. Nel secondo s'insegnano diuerse sorti di balli, & balletti sì all' vso d'Italia, come à quello di Francia, & Spagna. Ornato di molte figure. Et con l'intauolatura di liuto nella sonata di ciascun ballo, & il soprano della musica alla maggior parte di essi. Opera nuouamente mandata in luce ...

Il ballarino di M. Fabritio Caroso da Sermoneta, diuiso in due trattat...

This manual is one of the most important documents detailing late-Renaissance Italian court dance. Dancing master Fabritio Caroso (died 1605) describes fifty-four steps, provides rules for style and etiquette, ... more

Dog A. Caraza

Dog A. Caraza

Title devised by Library staff. Trimmed to image. B259.

[Cut-away view of water-powered mill showing horizontal wheel with paddles, cog and shafts, and housing]

[Cut-away view of water-powered mill showing horizontal wheel with pad...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Le diverse et artificiose machine del capitano Agostino Ramelli. Parigi : 1588. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western technology ... / Leona... more

[Folding bridge - two views, top extended across moat, bottom folded prior to release; used by infantry during assault on fortress]

[Folding bridge - two views, top extended across moat, bottom folded p...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Le diverse et artificiose machine del capitano Agostino Ramelli. Parigi : 1588. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western technology ... / Leona... more

[Overhead view showing path of obelisk during move from the Circus Nero to its new location at the Piazza of Saint Peter in Rome]

[Overhead view showing path of obelisk during move from the Circus Ner...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Della trasportatione dell'obelisco vaticano et delle fabriche di Nostro Signore papa Sisto v fatte dal cavallier Domenico Fontana. Roma : D. Basa, 1590. Published in: ... more

[Obelisk, wrapped in a protective casing, on its side on rollers, moving along scaffolding from the Circus Nero to its new location at the Piazza of Saint Peter in Rome]

[Obelisk, wrapped in a protective casing, on its side on rollers, movi...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Della trasportatione dell'obelisco vaticano et delle fabriche di Nostro Signore papa Sisto v fatte dal cavallier Domenico Fontana. Roma : D. Basa, 1590. Published in: ... more

[Scaffolding used for support when lowering obelisk at the Circus Nero prior to its relocation to the Piazza of Saint Peter in Rome]

[Scaffolding used for support when lowering obelisk at the Circus Nero...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Della trasportatione dell'obelisco vaticano et delle fabriche di Nostro Signore papa Sisto v fatte dal cavallier Domenico Fontana. Roma : D. Basa, 1590. Published in: ... more

[Obelisk erected at the Piazza of Saint Peter in Rome following its relocation from the Circus Nero]

[Obelisk erected at the Piazza of Saint Peter in Rome following its re...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Della trasportatione dell'obelisco vaticano et delle fabriche di Nostro Signore papa Sisto v fatte dal cavallier Domenico Fontana. Roma : D. Basa, 1590. Published in: ... more

[Obelisk at the Circus Nero prior to its relocation to the Piazza of Saint Peter in Rome]

[Obelisk at the Circus Nero prior to its relocation to the Piazza of S...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Della trasportatione dell'obelisco vaticano et delle fabriche di Nostro Signore papa Sisto v fatte dal cavallier Domenico Fontana. Roma : D. Basa, 1590. Published in: ... more

Asia.

Asia.

Relief shown pictorially. Includes notes, ill., and cartouche with text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Fold-lined. LC copy imperfect: Margin in upper and lower left ... more

Disigno dell' isola de Gerbi con le seche che la difendeno dall' inondatione del mare, ...

Disigno dell' isola de Gerbi con le seche che la difendeno dall' inond...

Print shows an assault on Jerba Island (Tunisia) by the Christian Alliance armada under the command of Andrea Doria and the arrival of the Turkish fleet; the Christian fleet retreats in advance of the Turks who... more

Africa.

Africa.

Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes notes, ill., and cartouche with text. Fold-lined. LC copy imperfect: Margin in upper and lower left ... more

Europae.

Europae.

Relief shown pictorially. Includes notes, ill., and cartouche with dedicaton and text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Fold-lined. LC copy imperfect: Margin in upper a... more

America.

America.

Relief shown pictorially. Described in: The mapping of North America / Philip D. Burden. 1996. p. 165. Includes notes, ill., and cartouche with text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a... more

Nobiltà di dame del sr. Fabritio Caroso da Sermoneta, libro, altra volta, chiamato Il ballarino. Nuouamente dal proprio auttore corretto, ampliato di nuoui balli, di belle regole, & alla perfetta theorica ridotto: con le creanze necessarie à caualieri, e dame. Aggiontoui il basso, & il soprano della musica: & con l'intauolatura del liuto à ciascun ballo. Ornato di vaghe & bellissime figure in rame ...

Nobiltà di dame del sr. Fabritio Caroso da Sermoneta, libro, altra vol...

In this significant manual detailing late-Renaissance Italian court dance, dancing master Caroso redefines and, in some cases, corrects information found in his first treatise, Il ballarino (1581). The manual g... more

B. Giovanni Angelico da Fiesole, Pittore / G. Vasari, T.I. ; G. Batt.Cocchi Sc.

B. Giovanni Angelico da Fiesole, Pittore / G. Vasari, T.I. ; G. Batt.C...

B. Giovanni Angelico da Fiesole, half-length portrait, facing left, with pen on paper.

[Design for a memorial with tempietto. Elevation]

[Design for a memorial with tempietto. Elevation]

Stamp on verso: EGC. No. 11. Title from inventory: Tempieta. Title devised by Library staff. Kenneth H. Walker Collection. Gift; Kenneth H. Walker; 1999; (DLC/PP-2000:029). Conserved and rehoused May 2008. No ... more

Carro delle zaffosina

Carro delle zaffosina

Print shows a mechanical device for transporting small boats from one body of water to another or over unnavigable sections by means of sleds with wheels that run through tracks. Title from item. Illus. in: Nov... more

The Virgin and Child surrounded by saints Taglio d'Alex Ghandini

The Virgin and Child surrounded by saints Taglio d'Alex Ghandini

Print after Girolamo da Treviso shows Madonna and infant Jesus with angels and saints. Title devised by Library staff. Ghandini sometimes spelled as Gandini in sources.

Thion Ville vera discrittione et ritrato di Thionuille fortezza in espugnabile, con l'asodio d'intorno de francesi, et con la dimostratione della presa

Thion Ville vera discrittione et ritrato di Thionuille fortezza in esp...

Print shows the walled city of Thionville in France surrounded by cannons with troops breaching a wall. Spanish forces forced the French army out of the besieged Thionville in 1639 during the Thirty Years' War... more

[Cloud with lightning]

[Cloud with lightning]

Inscription, verso in brown ink at top: "Questo Baleno [something crossed out] apparve a' 12 d'Agosto 1624 a' hor' 1 e [some sign] e' duro vicino due hori, non aspet/ tando mai un baleno l'altro, non ci manco... 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

Alberti Dureri Noribergensis, Pictorum Germaniae Principis effigies genuina duplex Lucas Kilianus

Alberti Dureri Noribergensis, Pictorum Germaniae Principis effigies ge...

Print based on Dürer's self portraits in the Heller Altarpiece and the Holy Trinity Altarpiece shows double portrait of Dürer standing on either side of a table in front of an archway with instruments from his ... more

Fernambuch Citta principale nel Regno del Brasil acquistato dalli Signori Stati delli Paesi Bassi l'Anno 1630 adi 2. di Marzo per Francesco Valesio

Fernambuch Citta principale nel Regno del Brasil acquistato dalli Sign...

Print shows birds-eye view of the port of Pernambuco [Fernambuch] and the city Olinda in Brazil during the Dutch occupation of the region in 1630. Shown are ships entering along the coast and the confluence of... more

Vniversale descrittione di tvtto il monde /

Vniversale descrittione di tvtto il monde /

Relief shown pictorially. Probably the second state of the map. Differs from the first state in the reworking of Tierra del Fuego to include the Straits of Magellan. Presents Staten Island, west of Tierra del F... more

Reticelle, e merletti / AC I.

Reticelle, e merletti / AC I.

Print showing a full-length portrait of a pasta vendor. Illus. in: Diverse figure al numero di ottanta, plate 15. Title from list of plates.

Spazza cammino (i.e., camino) / Anib Cara. In. ; S. Guillain scu.

Spazza cammino (i.e., camino) / Anib Cara. In. ; S. Guillain scu.

Print showing a full-length portrait of a chimney sweep.

Svce so sequito delle scaramuzo con i turchi sotto Sebenico il giorno die Sta. Guvstina che fu adi 7 oto.re ala prezenza et interuento del Ill.mo. Emo. Sig. Iunardo Foscolo proueditor Generale di Dalmatia et Albania

Svce so sequito delle scaramuzo con i turchi sotto Sebenico il giorno ...

Birds-eye view engraving shows view from the sea looking toward the port of Šibenik, Croatia. In the hills opposite are troops and ships are in the harbor. Also shown are the St. Nicolas fortress, the island of... more

[Hero's miraculous altar]

[Hero's miraculous altar]

Illustration shows the details of a steam-driven mechanical apparatus for opening doors. Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Gli artificiosi e cvriosi moti spiritali di Herone / Giambattista Aleotti. Bol... more

Illustrissimo viro Domino D. Joanni Baptistæ Colbert / Nanteuil ad vivum ping. et sculpebat cum priuii Regis.

Illustrissimo viro Domino D. Joanni Baptistæ Colbert / Nanteuil ad viv...

Print showing Jean Baptiste Colbert, head-and-shoulders portrait in medallion hanging on an obelisk, supported by two women in allegorical scene with turtle, rooster, hourglass, dog, and putti, with men working... more

[Italian thermoscope and Dutch thermometer]

[Italian thermoscope and Dutch thermometer]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Mathematical recreations, .... [London] : Printed for W. Leake, 1653. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western technology ... / Leonard C. Brun... more

Il [mondo] e [per] lo piu [gabbia] di [matti] / Giuseppe Ma. Mitelli inv. dissegno, et int. In Bologna 1654.

Il [mondo] e [per] lo piu [gabbia] di [matti] / Giuseppe Ma. Mitelli i...

Print shows a large cage containing all manner of men, from scientists and musicians to the dregs of society. Sitting outside on the top of the cage are Fortune, whom all desire to reach, and the artist, busily... more

[Galileo offering his telescope to three women (possibly Urania and attendants) seated on a throne; he is pointing toward the sky where some of his astronomical discoveries are depicted]

[Galileo offering his telescope to three women (possibly Urania and at...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Opere di Galileo Galilei .... Bologna : Per gli hh del Dozza, 1655-56 [v.1, 1656] Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western technology ... / Leo... more

Vitoria ottenuta dala serenissma Republica di Venetia contra Turchi l'anno M.D.CLVI. adi XXVI Giugno comandata dal Ill.mo Ecc.mo Sig.r Lorenzo Marcelo

Vitoria ottenuta dala serenissma Republica di Venetia contra Turchi l'...

Engraved print shows birds-eye view of ships in the Dardanelles Strait in Turkey after the battle between the Turks and forces of the Venetian republic on June 26, 1656. Commander Lorenzo Marcello, leader of th... more

Disegne della Piazza di Monmedy assediata da Francesi nel 1657 del mese di Giugno, resa alli 7. d'Agosto sussequenti

Disegne della Piazza di Monmedy assediata da Francesi nel 1657 del mes...

Birds-eye view print shows plan of the fortress of Montmédy, France during the 1657 siege commanded by French forces by Vauban who captured the fort from the Spanish. Includes locations of military headquarters... more

Dissegno del forte di Monte Spiz preso dal Gran Marescialle Lubomirschi

Dissegno del forte di Monte Spiz preso dal Gran Marescialle Lubomirsch...

Birds-eye view print shows valley with locations for fortifications of Monte Spiz [Spiš Castle in Slovakia], ca. 1660. Includes views of foritifications, troop encampments and locations and boats coming up the ... more

Duncherchen assediato dall'armi Francesi sotto il Maresciallo di Turenne alli 24. di Maggio 1658 reso alli 25 di Giugno del d. mese Lerch, fec

Duncherchen assediato dall'armi Francesi sotto il Maresciallo di Turen...

Birds-eye view print shows plan of the fortified coastal city of Dunkerque (France) under siege by French forces under command of Marshall Turenne from May 24 until June 25, 1658. Print also shows an English ar... more

Demmin assediato e preso dal Generale Conte Montecvccoli Anno MDCLVIII

Demmin assediato e preso dal Generale Conte Montecvccoli Anno MDCLVIII

Birds-eye view print shows plan of the fortifications and battlefield around Demmin, Germany surrounded by Tollense and Peene rivers during siege by troops under Italian general Raimondo Montecuccoli against Sw... more

Dissegno di Mortara assediata dall'armi di Francia sono il commando Del Ser.mo Duca Francesco di Modona alli 3. di Agosto e resa alli n.s. del do. mese 1658

Dissegno di Mortara assediata dall'armi di Francia sono il commando De...

Birds-eye view print shows plan of the battlefield near Mortara, Italy during siege of French troops under Duke Francesco I d'Este Modena in August 1658. In the lower right foreground are standing human figures... more

Grauelinge attacato dalle Armi Francesi sotto il Maresciallo della Ferte Seneterra alli 16 di Agosto 1658, reso alli 28 dello stesso mese

Grauelinge attacato dalle Armi Francesi sotto il Maresciallo della Fer...

Birds-eye view print shows plans of the battlefield near Grevelingen (Gravelines) in northern France in August 1658. Includes views of foritifications, troop encampments and locations and ships in the water lab... more

Attacco e presa del Castello di Cronenburg fatta dal Generale Conte Vrangel G. Bouttats, sc

Attacco e presa del Castello di Cronenburg fatta dal Generale Conte Vr...

Birds-eye view print shows ships in the harbor and in the inlet between Kronborg castle and Helsingør looking out from Copenhagen, Denmark. Swedish general Carl Gustav Wrangel attacked and the castle was under ... more

Assedio di Coppenhagen fatto dal Ré di Suetia 1659

Assedio di Coppenhagen fatto dal Ré di Suetia 1659

Birds-eye view print shows view of Copenhagen, Denmark under siege by Swedish forces in 1659. Includes vies of troop locations, fortifications and ships in the harbor. Elements in print are labeled A-T and numb... more

Damm citta di Pomerania assediata e presa dal barone de Juchee generale dell'artigliera 1659 adi 17 septembre J. v. Holst obr. fecit

Damm citta di Pomerania assediata e presa dal barone de Juchee general...

Birds-eye view print shows plan of the fortified city Demmin in Pomerania (Germany) in 1659 with view of the "Lago" at the top of the print. Includes views of troop locations and other fortifications during sie... more

Fortezza di Boros Jeno Lerch, incit

Fortezza di Boros Jeno Lerch, incit

Birds-eye view print shows view of the six sided fortress castle of Boros Jeno in modern day Romania under siege by Turkish forces in 1660. View shows the fortress surrounded by swamp and Ottoman troop encampme... more

Assedio della Citta di Mvnster Anno 1661 G. Bouttats, fecit

Assedio della Citta di Mvnster Anno 1661 G. Bouttats, fecit

Birds-eye view print shows map of the area around Münster in Westphalia (Germany) during a siege in 1661. After the Thirty Years' War, Münster attempted to rise to the rank of a free imperial city but loss to f... more

Assedio di Nevhevsel fatto da Turchi 1663 preso per accordo il di 22 Settembre G. Bouttats fecit

Assedio di Nevhevsel fatto da Turchi 1663 preso per accordo il di 22 S...

Birds-eye view print shows view of the battlefield around the star shaped fortress of Neuhausel (Nové Zámky, Slovakia) in 1663. Tents identified as belonging to Turkish troops are visible along the lower perime... more

Disegno della piazza di Marsal in Lorene Ger. Bouttats fe

Disegno della piazza di Marsal in Lorene Ger. Bouttats fe

Birds-eye view print shows the fortified cities of Marsal and Moyenvic in the Moselle area of the northern Lorraine area of France during the 1663 siege of Marsal. Includes views of the star fortress of Moyenvi... more

Dissegno della Città e fortezza di Nitria attaccata, é presa dal General Conte di Sovches MDCLXIV

Dissegno della Città e fortezza di Nitria attaccata, é presa dal Gener...

Birds-eye view print shows plan of the fortress and view of the city of Nitra (Slovakia). Forces under field marshal Count Jean-Louis Raduit de Souches recaptured the city from the Turks in 1664. Includes views... more

Dissegno di Nitria attaccata in prospetiva

Dissegno di Nitria attaccata in prospetiva

Birds-eye view print shows fortress and view of the city of Nitra (Slovakia) on the hill in the background. In the middle ground rises another hill. In the foreground, above the scene are gathered soldiers on t... more

Combattimento fattosi dalle Galeotte di S. M. Ces. condotte dal Capitano Rodolfo Rodolfi contro Turchi sul Danubio salvate dall'evidente perdita per l'aiuto di Santo Francesco Xaverio dopo quello del Sig.r Iddige della Beatissima Vergine il dì 8 di settembre 1664 G. Bouttats, sc

Combattimento fattosi dalle Galeotte di S. M. Ces. condotte dal Capita...

Birds-eye view engraving shows large sail boats and smaller open rowboats on the Danube. In the forground are Turkish soldiers on horseback and cannons, tents an infantry are just below along the bank of the ri... more

Dissegno di Barcan dirimpeto a Strigonia preso et abbrvcciato col ponte di Barche dal Generale Conte di Sovches il de primo d'Agosto 1664

Dissegno di Barcan dirimpeto a Strigonia preso et abbrvcciato col pont...

Birds-eye view print shows view of the battlefield near Barcan (Parkany, now Štúrovo, Slovakia) across the River Danube from Strigonia (Esztergom, Hungary) in August 1664. Imperial forces under field marshal Co... more

Gigeri in Africa preso e poi abbandonato da Francesi anno 1662

Gigeri in Africa preso e poi abbandonato da Francesi anno 1662

Birds-eye view print shows map of the coastline of North Africa looking across the Mediterranean toward the islands of Sardinia and Corsica. Ships, tents, troop formations, towns, soldiers on horseback are visi... more

Villa Viziola

Villa Viziola

Birds-eye view print shows plan with troop formations outside of a town identified as "Villa Viziola." [Vila Viçosa] in Portugal. Under the Marquis of Caracena, Spanish troops captured the village from the Port... more

[Examples of Florentine thermometers and a hygrometer]

[Examples of Florentine thermometers and a hygrometer]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Saggi di naturali esperienze / fatte nell'Accademia .... In Firenze : Per Giuseppe Cocchini all'Insegna della Stella, 1666 [i.e. 1667]. Published in: The tradition of ... more

Zekelhyd = Zechelit Situato tre leghe da Varadmo fortissmo fabricato di mattoni cun acqua nella fossa e' paludi all' entorno

Zekelhyd = Zechelit Situato tre leghe da Varadmo fortissmo fabricato d...

Birds-eye view print shows plan of the fortress of Săcueni (Romania) surrounded by swamp, [ca. 1670?]. The fortress was later completely destroyed. Title from caption at top left corner of the print. Reference ... more

[Chart of the Mediterranean, the coast of Portugal, and the northwest coast of Africa] /

[Chart of the Mediterranean, the coast of Portugal, and the northwest ...

Title devised by cataloguer. Oriented with north to the right. Contains 16 wind roses. Creator could be Giovanni Battista Cavallini, his son Pietro, or the Cavallini workshop. LC Nautical charts on vellum, 20. ... more

Mappa mondo o vero carta generale del globo terestre : rapresentato in due planisferi è nouamente coretta e in piu parte aumentata secondo le relatione piu recente

Mappa mondo o vero carta generale del globo terestre : rapresentato in...

LC copy lightly hand colored, showing political boundaries only. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

America Settentrionale colle nuoue scoperte fin al'anno 1688, diuisa nelle sue parti secundo lo stato /

America Settentrionale colle nuoue scoperte fin al'anno 1688, diuisa n...

Relief shown pictorially. Shows California as an island. Appears in the author's Atlante veneto, 1691-1697. Includes notes and illustrations. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ... more

Isole Antili, la Cuba e la Spagnuola

Isole Antili, la Cuba e la Spagnuola

Gift of the estate of Jessica Lee. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 95-11 Vault

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