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[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

Thomas Jefferson, October 1783, On Congress's Vote on Location of Capital and Apportionment of Taxes by State

Thomas Jefferson, October 1783, On Congress's Vote on Location of Capi...

On Congress's Vote on Location of Capital and Apportionment of Taxes by State

Location of Careysburgh, La. /

Location of Careysburgh, La. /

Relief shown by hachures. Gift; 1968; American Colonization Society. Oriented with north to the left. Pen-and-ink. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault

A plan of the town of New Haven : with all the buildings in 1748 taken by the Hon. Gen. Wadsworth of Durham to which are added the names and professions of the inhabitants at that period : also the location of lots to many of the first grantees /

A plan of the town of New Haven : with all the buildings in 1748 taken...

Pictorial historical map that shows historic buildings, historic trees, and ships. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Includes historical notes and index to lots of first grantees with names of grantee... more

Map of part of New Hampshire and Massachusetts, showing the location of the Wilton and other railroads.

Map of part of New Hampshire and Massachusetts, showing the location o...

Shows area of Cheshire, Hillsborough, and northern part of Middlesex county. Chartered December 28, 1844. Scale ca. 1:150,000. LC Railroad maps, 617 Description derived from published bibliography. Available al... more

Map & profile of the location of the Baltimore & Ohio Rail Road from Cumberland to Wheeling showing also the various routes surveyed from the 1836 to the final establishment in 1850 of the line upon which the road is being constructed; Benj. H. Latrobe, Chief Engineer; drawn by Albert Fink, Baltimore 1850.

Map & profile of the location of the Baltimore & Ohio Rail Road from C...

Topographical map of part of the middle Atlantic region showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, counties, roads, turnpikes, railroads in operation, final location of lines, surveyed lines, and r... more

Map of the state of Indiana compiled from the United States surveys by S. D. King, Washington City; exhibiting the sections & fractional sections; the situation & boundaries of counties; the location of cities villages & post offices canals, rail roads and other internal improvements, carefully laid down.

Map of the state of Indiana compiled from the United States surveys by...

Detailed map showing drainage, cities and towns, townships, counties, canals, roads, and railroads. Scale ca. 1:320,000. LC Railroad maps, 209 Description derived from published bibliography. Insets: Michigan C... more

Map showing the location of Sacramento Valley Railroad, Cal. Sacramento, Septr., 1854; T.D. Judah, Chief Engineer.

Map showing the location of Sacramento Valley Railroad, Cal. Sacrament...

Sketch map of the first railroad in California, with projected extensions to San Francisco, Sonora, and Tehama, made by the engineer who built the Sacramento Valley Railroad.

H. V. Poor's rail road map showing particularly the location and connections of the North East & South West Alabama Rail Road, by E. D. Sanford, Civil Engineer.

H. V. Poor's rail road map showing particularly the location and conne...

Covers the United States from the Mississippi River east, and from Maine to northern Florida. Includes drainage, relief by hachures, place names, state boundaries, canals, and the railroad network.

A map showing the route of the proposed rail road from the Copper and Iron Mining District of Lake Superior to connect with rail roads built or being constructed in the state of Wisconsin as adopted by the citizens of Ontonagon and Marquette counties Mich. at public meetings held in November and December 1855; (subject to such changes of location of the road as a general survey of the line shall prove to be desirable.)

A map showing the route of the proposed rail road from the Copper and ...

Outline map of eastern Wisconsin, and parts of Illinois and Michigan, showing major drainage, township lines, large cities, and the railroads. Scale not given. At left of map: "Facts and Figures." LC Railroad m... more

Map showing the location of the Charleston & Savannah R.R. May, 1856.

Map showing the location of the Charleston & Savannah R.R. May, 1856.

Map of the South Carolina tidewater area between Charleston and Savannah, Ga. "The red line represents the located line; the blue lines represent some of the principal experimental lines." Chartered December 20... more

A map of the county of Pike, Pennsylvania : shewing the location and form of the original surveys with the numbers by which they are designated on the commissioner's books of said county : also the townships, streams, roads, plank roads, railroads, canals, and principal places /

A map of the county of Pike, Pennsylvania : shewing the location and f...

Shows warrant-deed survey areas (numbered). Hand col. with area tints to show township territories. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Prime meridian: "Meridian of Philadelphia". "Entered according to A... more

Dedicated to the city of Philadelphia through the directors of the Pennsylvania Railroad Company; plan no. 2. exhibits the streets with the present railroads removed; the red lines show the proposed location of the different railroads entering the city ... 1857-58.

Dedicated to the city of Philadelphia through the directors of the Pen...

Street map of Philadelphia and vicinity showing proposed railroads. Scale ca. 1:40,000. LC Railroad maps, 294 Description derived from published bibliography. At lower right of map: "Directors for No. 2 of the ... more

Map exhibiting the fixed location of the main trunk of the New-Orleans, Opelousas & Great Western Railroad of Louisiana, together with its proposed branches, connections and extensions in Louisiana, Arkansas & Texas; also its connecting steamship routes from Berwicks Bay to ports in the Gulf of Mexico, together with the advantages in point of directness & diminished distance to the Pacific Coast, New Orleans, La. January 24th, 1859.

Map exhibiting the fixed location of the main trunk of the New-Orleans...

Outline map of the south-central states from Mississippi to the Rio Grande. Shows the "Wheat Region of Texas." Indicates completed, located and proposed lines. Table of distances in left side of map. Scale 1:1,... more

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

[Unknown location. Wagons and camera of Sam A. Cooley, U.S. photographer, Department of the South]

[Unknown location. Wagons and camera of Sam A. Cooley, U.S. photograph...

Photographs of artillery, place and date unknown.

Map showing the location of the Galena & Chicago Union Railroad with its branches & connections in Illinois, Wisconsin, Iowa and Minnesota.

Map showing the location of the Galena & Chicago Union Railroad with i...

Map of the midwestern United States showing drainage, cities and towns, counties, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line. Chartered January 16, 1836, constructed in 1853. Consolidated into the ... more

Map showing the location of the Chicago & Northwestern Railway with its branches & connections through Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan.

Map showing the location of the Chicago & Northwestern Railway with it...

Map of the midwestern states showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, and the completed, proposed, and under-construction railroads. Scale 1:1,267,200. LC Railroad... more

Hd. Qrs. D. and [A. Tenn.] Aug. 30, 1864, 8 a.m. : [Pencil sketch showing the location of the Headquarters, Department of the Tennessee, on Flint River near Jonesboro, Georgia].

Hd. Qrs. D. and [A. Tenn.] Aug. 30, 1864, 8 a.m. : [Pencil sketch show...

Remainder of title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil drawn on 3/8 in. numbered grid. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S82, 180 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.... more

Topographical map of the cultivated land at Shenandoah Iron Works, Page County, Va. : showing the location of the furnace, forge, mill, mansion house &c. &c. belonging to the same : the property of Messrs. Dan'l & Henry Forrer /

Topographical map of the cultivated land at Shenandoah Iron Works, Pag...

Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor on 4 sheets pasted together, sectioned in 2, and mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H248 Available also t... more

Union Pacific Rail Road, map of a portion of Nebraska Territory, showing surveys and location of lines by Peter A. Dey, C.E.

Union Pacific Rail Road, map of a portion of Nebraska Territory, showi...

Sectional map of part of Nebraska showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, and the survey lines. "Drawn by J.J. O'Brien." Incorporated in 1862 by Act of Congress providing for the construction of... more

A survey of a place for the location of a Navy Yard, on the west bank of the Hudson River ... was left with the Committee on naval affairs in June 1864 ... March 22d, 1866.

A survey of a place for the location of a Navy Yard, on the west bank ...

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 127, Folder 5.

Map of location 11th hundred miles U.P.R.R. : [Utah] /

Map of location 11th hundred miles U.P.R.R. : [Utah] /

Relief shown by hachures. Shows the path of the Union Pacific Railroad in the Great Salt Lake region from the Weber River in the east to the Great Salt Lake in the west. Pen-and-ink, colored ink, and watercolor... more

Map showing the location of the N.Y. & Oswego Midland R.R. with existing and proposed connection, January 1st 1869, [by Van R. Richmond, State Engr. & Surv.]

Map showing the location of the N.Y. & Oswego Midland R.R. with existi...

Map of New York State and vicinity showing drainage, canals, cities and towns, and named railroads. January 1st, 1870 edition has "W. B. Gilbert, Chief Engineer."

Birds eye view of Philadelphia and vicinity showing location of the Philadelphia & Reading Railroad.

Birds eye view of Philadelphia and vicinity showing location of the Ph...

Perspective map not drawn to scale. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 827.2 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2

Sketch map showing location of 5,007 acres of Elkhorn Fork, W. Va. coal & timber lands.

Sketch map showing location of 5,007 acres of Elkhorn Fork, W. Va. coa...

Shows property in McDowell County, West Virginia and names of some residents. Pen-and-ink on brown paper, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H323 Available also through the Library of Congress web s... more

Map showing location of lands belonging to the Iowa Rail Road Land Company Iowa Falls, and Sioux City R.R. Land Company Sioux City, and Pacific Land Company & Elkhorn Land Company, J. T. McAlvin, Del. I.R.R. Land Department, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 1871.

Map showing location of lands belonging to the Iowa Rail Road Land Com...

Map of the midwestern states showing drainage, township and counties, land grants, railroads with named lines. Includes geographical description and advertising.

Map showing location lot no. 10 of Moore & Beckley patent, Raleigh Co., W. Va. (10,000 a. included).

Map showing location lot no. 10 of Moore & Beckley patent, Raleigh Co....

Pen-and-ink and pencil on paper, mounted on cloth. On verso, obscured by mounting: Lot no. 10 of Moore & Beckley. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H325 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as ras... more

[Map showing the location of the Shenandoah Iron Works at Shenandoah, Virginia].

[Map showing the location of the Shenandoah Iron Works at Shenandoah, ...

Relief shown by hachures and form lines. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink on graph paper, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H246 Available also through the... more

Map showing location of Flat top, New River, Gauly Lower Measures coal field, West Virginia.

Map showing location of Flat top, New River, Gauly Lower Measures coal...

Incorrect scale cited in LC Civil War maps. Pen-and-ink and pencil on verso of lined paper, mounted on cloth. Includes notes and instructions for draftsman. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H254 Available also thro... more

Prof. A. Graham Bell's induction-balance for ascertaining the location of a bullet in a human body / from a sketch by William A. Skinkle.

Prof. A. Graham Bell's induction-balance for ascertaining the location...

Print shows a diagram of the induction-balance device invented by Alexander Graham Bell, with parts labeled. Title from item. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 52, no. 1351 (1881 August 20), p. 417.

Topographical map showing the location of Big Hill iron lands, Botetourt Co., Va. /

Topographical map showing the location of Big Hill iron lands, Botetou...

Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H233 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Insets: Title map of "Big Hil... more

Map showing the location of the road and the land grant of the Atlantic and Pacific R.R. in Arizona ... in New Mexico.

Map showing the location of the road and the land grant of the Atlanti...

Map showing portions of Arizona and New Mexico indicating land grants on either side of the right of way of the railroad.

Map showing the location of the joint corner of St. Lawrence & Franklin Counties on the Hamilton County line and joint corner of Great Tract no. 2 and no. 3, Ma. Combs Purchase /

Map showing the location of the joint corner of St. Lawrence & Frankli...

Scale ca. 1:31,680. Manuscript; pen-and-ink, watercolor, and pencil. Relief shown by form lines. Covers Tupper Lake region. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2... more

Map of the N.C. Morse patent of eighty-six thousand acres of coal, timber, iron, etc. lands in Pike County, Kentucky ; Map of part of Kentucky and Virginia, W. Va., and Ohio showing location of coal and timber lands /

Map of the N.C. Morse patent of eighty-six thousand acres of coal, tim...

General maps not showing coal mines or timber lands. Pen-and-ink on brown paper, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H230 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Incl... more

City of Washington showing location of sewers referred to in advertisement and specifications dated July 1st 1884 /

City of Washington showing location of sewers referred to in advertise...

Blueprint. Includes notes, 3 local insets, and 7 cross-sections. LC copy stained, lacking sections along edge, mounted on cloth backing, and annotated in orange pencil to show additional sewers. Available also ... more

Map of the city of Washington showing the location of the sewers /

Map of the city of Washington showing the location of the sewers /

LC copy trimmed and torn along edges. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

Map showing location of the "Gallego" forty thousand acres of coal and timber lands, Fayette County, W. Va. /

Map showing location of the "Gallego" forty thousand acres of coal and...

Pen-and-ink on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H255 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 183.

Map of Great Kanawha coal field showing location of mines.

Map of Great Kanawha coal field showing location of mines.

Includes cross section. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

Map showing the location of Staunton, Va. : showing the railways leading to the Staunton Opera House /

Map showing the location of Staunton, Va. : showing the railways leadi...

Pen-and-ink, mounted on cloth. "Crosscup & West Eng. Co., Phila." In pencil in lower left corner: K10729. Includes concentric circles of 100 and 200 mile intervals. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H332 Available a... more

Map showing the location of the Mount Vernon iron, manganese & timber lands, Rockingham County, Va. /

Map showing the location of the Mount Vernon iron, manganese & timber ...

Shows the names of some residents. Relief shown by contours and spot heights. "The land lines of this map are from surveys by Jasper Hawse, county surveyor of Rockingham Co., Va." Includes inset map showing dis... more

Map showing the location of the Flat-Top Coal Field and present and proposed railroads.

Map showing the location of the Flat-Top Coal Field and present and pr...

Detailed map of the northeastern United States showing drainage, cities and towns, counties, and the railroad network.

Map of the city of Washington showing the location of sewers : Jan. 1st 1890 /

Map of the city of Washington showing the location of sewers : Jan. 1s...

Also shows block numbers and major buildings. Includes directory of "Width of streets and avenues." LC copy soiled, halved, lacking large corner section, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the... more

A map showing the location, acreage and name of owner together with the general topographical features of all the land situated in Madison Parish, La. /

A map showing the location, acreage and name of owner together with th...

Shows names of some residents. "Compiled from the official records. A.D. 1891." Stamped at lower right: Map Division Feb 6, 1904, Library of Congress. Copy imperfect: Mounted on cloth back with losses along edg... more

Map showing the location of the "Herr" lands, Grant County, W. Va. /

Map showing the location of the "Herr" lands, Grant County, W. Va. /

Pen-and-ink on 3 separate sheets, taped together along the edge, and mounted between sheets of transparent paper. Pencil (some col.), mounted between sheets of transparent paper. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H3... more

Statistical map no. 10 showing the location of street railways, city of Washington /

Statistical map no. 10 showing the location of street railways, city o...

Also shows block numbers. "For the Year ending June 30, 1892." "To accompany the annual report of the Commissioners, District of Columbia." Includes street width directory. "S Rept 1379 52 2." LC copy mounted o... more

Map showing the location of battle fields of Virginia /

Map showing the location of battle fields of Virginia /

Shows Civil War battlefields (1861-1865), Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad lines, distinguishing between those which are pre-war and post-war, other railroads during the war, plank roads, turnpikes, other roads and l... more

Map showing the location of battle fields of Virginia

Map showing the location of battle fields of Virginia

Scale ca. 1:680,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 504 Map includes "Chesapeake & Ohio R.R. after the war," "other railroads after the war," "railroads during the war," "plank roads and turnpikes," "other roads,... more

Map showing the location of battle fields of Virginia

Map showing the location of battle fields of Virginia

[Scale ca. 1:680,000]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 505 Another edition. Title when folded: 29th annual encampment, G.A.R. Sept 10th 1895. Louisville, Ky., via Chesapeake & Ohio Ry. Poole Bros., Chicago. Inset:... more

Map of the city of Washington showing location of fatal cases of zymotic diseases for the year ended June 30, 1898.

Map of the city of Washington showing location of fatal cases of zymot...

Shows "Typhoid fever" and "Malarial fevers." Also shows block numbers. At head of title: No. I. Includes directory of "Width of streets and avenues." LC copy brittle and torn at fold lines. Available also throu... more

Map showing the location of battle fields of Virginia /

Map showing the location of battle fields of Virginia /

Shows Civil War battlefields (1861-1865), Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad lines, distinguishing between those which are pre-war and post-war, other railroads during the war, plank roads, turnpikes, other roads and l... more

A map of Sable Island showing the location of the known wrecks upon the island

A map of Sable Island showing the location of the known wrecks upon th...

Photograph shows a framed map, "Known Wrecks on Sable Island compiled from official reports by S. D. McDonald, F.C.S." (probably the 1890 edition) with a large number of ships indicating locations of shipwrecks... more

Map of the District of Columbia showing location of schools.

Map of the District of Columbia showing location of schools.

Relief shown by contours. Schools shown by race. Oriented with north toward the upper left. "D C 56 1." LC copy mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

Map of Manila and vicinity : showing positions of troops prior to the battle of February 5th and location of the military telegraph lines then in operation, also positions and locations after the capture of Caloocan, February 10, 1899

Map of Manila and vicinity : showing positions of troops prior to the ...

Relief shown by hachures. Blue line print. Oriented with North to the left. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes: Index to engaged and their final positions.

Monumental guide to the Gettysburg battlefield.  A map showing the location of every monument, marker and tablet with approaching roads and avenues

Monumental guide to the Gettysburg battlefield. A map showing the loc...

Scale ca. 1:12,800. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 338.2 "Library of Congress, Maps & Charts, no. 2502" is stamped in the lower right corner. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also throug... more

Aerial view of Haines, location of Fort Seward

Aerial view of Haines, location of Fort Seward

Title transcribed from caption accompanying item. Original copyright holder: E. Andrews. Forms part of: Frank and Frances Carpenter collection (Library of Congress). Gift; Mrs. W. Chapin Huntington; 1951.

Location of troops in the Philippine Islands, March 31, 1900 /

Location of troops in the Philippine Islands, March 31, 1900 /

"In addition to troops noted, there are a few small detachments in places not given on any map, but evidently in the vicinity of regimental headquarters." LC copy annotated in ink, rubber-stamped 333, and numb... more