Scale ca. 1:9,300. Alternate title from William Faden's Catalogue of a curious and valuable collection: The northern part of the island of New York. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Title and constructio... more
Relief shown by hachures. From the Gen. Noel F. Parrish papers in LC Ms. Div. "Lith. by W.C. Rogers & Co. for Joseph Shannon's Manual 1868." Oriented with north toward the upper right. Includes notes. LC copy t... more
Scale ca. 1:7,500. Manuscript, pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor. Relief shown by shading. Shows Fort Lee, Fort Washington, Fort Independence, the 8 redoubts built by the British to command Kingsbridge, troop... more
Relief shown by hachures. Shows ward boundaries, selected buildingsm and landowner's names. "Entered according to act of Congress Novr. 16th 1811." Oriented with north toward the upper right. Haskell, D.C. Manh... more
Street planning map. Covers all of Manhattan Island (New York, N.Y.) and substantial parts of adjacent counties in New York and New Jersey. Shows existing and proposed streets; also buildings and other struct... more
Relief shown by hachures. Shows wards, physical features, and various places of interest. "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1836 by J.H. Colton & Co. in the Clerks Office of the District Court o... more
The artist forecasts a Whig electoral victory and dramatizes the politically ruinous effects of Van Buren's fiscal policy and his alignment with Loco Foco forces in New York. Whig candidate William Henry Harri... more
This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Magnus, C. Purchase, Hubbard Fund, 1965.
Illustration showing a bird's eye view of New York City looking toward Battery Park (?) and a view of Galveston from the bay, boats and ships in foreground. Illus. in: Gleason's pictorial, v. 2, no. 20 (1852 M... more
Print shows piers and wharves and the dock area of the "Wall Street Ferry" looking from Trinity Church across the East River toward Brooklyn; many ships are at dock, also shows many carts and wagons, pedestrian... more
Drawing shows head-and-shoulders portrait of sculptor John Quincy Adams Ward, who assisted Henry K. Brown with an equestrian statue of George Washington for Union Square in New York City. Title from item.
Crowd around statue of George Washington on horseback; fireworks in background; banners for Buchanan. New York City. Wood engraving of drawing by T. Nast. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, 1856 S... more
View of fight between two gangs, the "Dead Rabbits" and the "Bowery Boys" in the Sixth Ward, New York City. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 4, (1857 July 18), p. 108.
Print shows a busy interior scene at the Assay Office on Wall Street in New York City, N.Y., where many citizens have come to loan money to the federal government to help finance the war. Title from item. Illus... more
Relief shown by hachures. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1865 by Egbert L. Viele in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York." Avail... more
On verso: Filed Dec 22, 1866. 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 10c.
Cadastral map showing building outlines and names of some businesses and churches. Also shows wards, police precincts, house numbers, and ferry routes. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as... more
Cartoon showing ruins of Wall Street and other buildings, dead animals piled up on street, and sign reading "this 'street' is closed for repairs." Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 13, 1869 Oct. 16, p. 672.
Pictorial map of Manhattan (New York City) south of 62nd Street showing face-front and 3-dimensional drawings of public buildings and major businesses. Also shows streetcar lines and images of boats/ships in th... more
Eleven illustrations showing various types of people and life in Wall Street, such as speculators, telegraph messengers, and clerks. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 36, (1873 August 9), p. 345.
Fireworks. Wood engraving drawn by Schell & Hogan. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, 1876 July 22, p. 596. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Fireworks; NY NYC Squares... more
Engraving by H.W. after Howard Pyle, 1881-82. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf. New York City. U.S. History Revolution, 1775-1783.
Print shows William H. Vanderbilt, Jay Gould, Russell Sage and James R. Keene checking ticker tape connected to a large straight-edge razor labeled "Wade in & Butcher'em" and "This Indicator Rises & Falls with ... more
Preparatory drawing for a print shows large factory complex with "Wheeler & Wilson Mfg. Co., 44 Union Square, New York" on one building and N.Y. N.H. H&RR railroad in foreground. Title lettered below image. Sig... more
Outline map of Manhattan showing stations. Includes train schedule and list of points of interest. Scale ca. 1:29,000. At top of map: "Manhattan Railway. Official map and guide to all the elevated railways in N... more
P14570 U.S. Copyright Office. This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Chalvin. [Title also printed in French].
Illustration shows Ferdinand Ward as Napoleon I sitting on a pile of stones labeled "Ludlow St. St. Helena" in the middle of a river with the New York City skyline behind him; some of the signs on buildings st... more
Photograph showing portraits of members of the New York Base Ball Club of 1886 wearing hats. R11195 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. No. 2. Copyright May 11, 1886. Players depicted: Mike Dorgan, Roger Co... more
Photograph showing portraits of members of the New York Base Ball Club of 1886 without hats. R11194 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. No. 1. Copyright May 11, 1886. Players depicted: Mike Dorgan, Roger Co... more
Title on shelflist card: At Rivington Street and the Bowery. (DLC/PP-1932:0040). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: "Vignettes of Manhattan" by Brander Matthews... more
Looking down avenue between elevated railroads. Photo copyrighted by J.S. Johnston, N.Y. No. 3042. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Geogr.; Street Railways.
Print shows a group of wealthy citizens exiting Trinity Church on Wall Street, New York City, with poor persons huddled on the street on both sides, and tenement housing in the background. The inscription over ... more
Full page includes four illustrations showing football game and letter from the University of Pennsylvania explaining why their football team participates in preliminary practice.
Perspective map not drawn to scale. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 540 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 651/1; 700/1
Photoprint copyrighted by George P. Hall. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Geogr.; Bridges; St. RR.
Caption: Concert hall; A slumming party. Created and "copyright 1898, by The H.C. Miner Litho. Co., N.Y." Direction of Hurtig and Semon. No. 6233. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)
Covers Manhattan Island south of 166th Street. Shows electric streetcar and horsecar lines. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Imperfect: Rubber-stamped, annotated in blue pencil "1899²/25413". Include... more
D14675 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: You'll look like an Indian when I get through with you! Created and "copyright 1900 by The Strobridge Litho. Co., Cin'ti & New York." Direction of Thall & Kennedy. N.Y. no.... more