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Topic: monuments and memorials

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In Assembly, Tues., December 2nd, 1783

In Assembly, Tues., December 2nd, 1783

Text of "the report of the Committee ..." describing the "triumphal arch and its ornaments."

Architectural drawing for a monument. Front elevation

Architectural drawing for a monument. Front elevation

Working drawing showing monument as elevation and detail; sketch.

[Washington Monument looking north on Washington Place in Baltimore, Maryland]

[Washington Monument looking north on Washington Place in Baltimore, M...

Drawing shows view of monument beyond First Unitarian Church, originally First Independent Church of Baltimore, designed by Maximilian Godefroy, completed in 1818.

Battle monument Max Godefroy, Esqr. P.A. &c. invenit & delint. 1815 ; engraved by B. Tanner

Battle monument Max Godefroy, Esqr. P.A. &c. invenit & delint. 1815 ; ...

Print shows "Battle Monument", shaped like a fasces on a tall pedestal and topped with a female figure holding a wreath, on Calvert Street in Baltimore, Maryland. Title from item.

Padua Saml. Prout ; E.J. Roberts

Padua Saml. Prout ; E.J. Roberts

Print shows a plaza with pedestrians, possibly nuns, and street vendors, and a monument, with a church in the background. Title from item. Published title: Place of St. Antonio, Padua. Stamped on verso: L.C. Di... more

[Blank certificate for donors to the Washington National Monument Society, Washington, D.C.] / Lith. by E. Weber & Co., Baltimore.

[Blank certificate for donors to the Washington National Monument Soci...

Certificate includes vignettes of the proposed Washington Monument with a pantheon and as an obelisk; medallion portrait of George Washington; and Washington's grave at Mount Vernon. The signatures are for Z. T... more

Battle monument, Baltimore / W.H. Bartlett ; H. Griffiths.

Battle monument, Baltimore / W.H. Bartlett ; H. Griffiths.

Print shows "Battle Monument", shaped like a fasces on a tall pedestal and topped with a female figure holding a wreath, on Calvert Street in Baltimore, Maryland. Title from item. Published in: American scenery... more

Man, "Wissler?", sketching on rock, perhaps Queen, monument and circular building beyond

Man, "Wissler?", sketching on rock, perhaps Queen, monument and circul...

Title devised by Library staff. Drawing undated. Supplied date based on Queen's years of activity. Stamped on verso: From the file of James F. Queen artist, 1824-1889. (DLC/PP-1997:105) Forms part of: Marian S.... more

Vue prise du Pont Neuf à Paris / daguérreotype, Lerebours ; Martens, sc.

Vue prise du Pont Neuf à Paris / daguérreotype, Lerebours ; Martens, s...

View near the Pont Neuf, including equestrian statue of Henri IV, Paris, France. Illus. in: Excursions Daguerriennes. Paris: Rittner et Goupil, etc., 1842, plate 20. Print based on daguerreotype by N. P. Lerebours.

Design of the Wasihngton [i.e. Washington] national monument to be erected in the city of Washington / design by Robt. Mills archt. ; lithd. by Chas. Fenderich, Wash.

Design of the Wasihngton [i.e. Washington] national monument to be ere...

Print showing the Washington Monument as designed by Robert Mills above a bust portrait of George Washington. Includes printed inscription: "Earnestly recommended to the favor of our countrymen" with signatures... more

Monument to the memory of the "Herveor of Tripoli." The birth of the American Navy, now at Naval Academy school, Annapolis, Md.

Monument to the memory of the "Herveor of Tripoli." The birth of the A...

Photograph shows the Tripoli Naval Monument on the grounds of United States Capitol, Washington, D.C. Moved in 1860 to the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland.

Deîr - vue générale du monument taillé dans le roc / Félix Teynard.

Deîr - vue générale du monument taillé dans le roc / Félix Teynard.

General view of monument excavated into the bedrock showing hewn entrances.

[Fountain de Saint Michael] / E. Baldus.

[Fountain de Saint Michael] / E. Baldus.

In album: Paris et ses environs en photographies, p. 25.

Deîr - monument taillé dans le roc - piliers et sculptures de gauche / Félix Teynard.

Deîr - monument taillé dans le roc - piliers et sculptures de gauche /...

Detail view of pillars and carvings at entrances to a monument excavated into the bedrock.

[Monument à la trinité (project). Perspective elevation. Rendering]

[Monument à la trinité (project). Perspective elevation. Rendering]

Original architectural drawing from Hunt's time in Paris, showing a design for a church or memorial building in the Beaux-Arts style.

The Washington National Monument / [drawn by] H. Warren ; [engraved by] J. C. Armytage.

The Washington National Monument / [drawn by] H. Warren ; [engraved by...

Engraving showing the Washington Monument as designed by Robert Mills.

Monument of Andrew Jackson in LaFayette Square (Dr. Pyne's church in the background).

Monument of Andrew Jackson in LaFayette Square (Dr. Pyne's church in t...

Photograph shows men standing near memorial in park with St. John's Church in the background.

Monument to President Madison erected at Montpelier, Va. The appearance of the vault and remains of President Madison, exposed in digging the foundation of the monument.

Monument to President Madison erected at Montpelier, Va. The appearanc...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 5, no. 113 (1858 Jan. 30), p. 140.

Washington National Monument / drawn by Fred D. Stuart.

Washington National Monument / drawn by Fred D. Stuart.

Print showing a "revised plan of the monument" with specifications and height comparisons to other buildings, as well as the Washington Monument in Baltimore and the Bunker Hill Monument in Boston.

Washington National Monument proposed height in dotted lines, 485 ft. Completed, shown by dark lines, 174 ft. Stone terrace, 25 ft. high, diameter 200 ft.

Washington National Monument proposed height in dotted lines, 485 ft. ...

Print showing a drawing of Washington Monument half completed with dotted lines representing the proposed height.

View in Greenwood Cemetery
Memorial to commemorate the 1000 anniversary of Novgorod

Memorial to commemorate the 1000 anniversary of Novgorod

A man standing before the Novgorod 1000th anniversary monument, which features a large sculptural group.

The monument on Custer's hill, containing all the bones found on the field

The monument on Custer's hill, containing all the bones found on the f...

Photograph shows a mound of dirt covered with short logs, with a flag stuck on the top.

Shakspeare G. Bartsch ; gez u. lith v. G. Bartsch

Shakspeare G. Bartsch ; gez u. lith v. G. Bartsch

Print shows a bust portrait of William Shakespeare, facing front, in medallion mounted on monument labeled "Shakspeare", with many figures representing characters from his plays on the right and left, and in th... more

Munich. Statue of Bavaria

Munich. Statue of Bavaria

Bronze statue of Bavaria in front of Ruhmeshalle, Munich, Germany.

[Innsbruck. View of the Maria-Theresienstrasse with the Annasäule in center of street]

[Innsbruck. View of the Maria-Theresienstrasse with the Annasäule in c...

In album: Prague, Innsbruck, Munich, Nuremberg, Dresden, Berlin, Hombourg, Edinburgh, p. 159. No. R29B.

[Group of civilians near monument]

[Group of civilians near monument]

Street scenes pedestrians milling around a military monument, artillery in foreground.

Winkelrieds monument. Stanz

Winkelrieds monument. Stanz

Statue of three medieval soldiers, one lying as if dead, another clutching broken arrows, the third posed with a weapon.

Lucerne. Thorwaldsen's Lion

Lucerne. Thorwaldsen's Lion

In album: Athens, Egypt, Rhine, Switzerland, Tyrol, Salzburg, opposite p. 31, lower left.

Andre Monument, Tarrytown, N.Y.

Andre Monument, Tarrytown, N.Y.

No. 15. Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: Marian S. Carson Collection at the Library of Congress.

Frankfort. Monument Guttenberg, Faust & Schöfer

Frankfort. Monument Guttenberg, Faust & Schöfer

In album: Athens, Egypt, Rhine, Switzerland, Tyrol, Salzburg, p. 29. lower left.

6th Massachusetts bivouacked in Monument Sq., Baltimore

6th Massachusetts bivouacked in Monument Sq., Baltimore

Photograph shows soldiers of the 6th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment sitting and standing around Battle Monument in Battle Monument Park, Baltimore, Maryland.

Monumento a Cavour, Milan

Monumento a Cavour, Milan

In album: Browning Collection of Portraits, etc., p. 11 (bottom left). Color laser copy reference surrogate for LOT 6633 is available for use in the Prints and Photographs Reading Room (Filed with Finding Aids).

Near Charleston, S.C., 1861

Near Charleston, S.C., 1861

Yard at rear of large house, with monument, and trees. Appears to be rear view of house depicted in DRWG/US - Waud, no. 1065 (A size).

Washington monument, in the Capitol grounds, Richmond, Va. The statues around the centre base are those of Patrick Henry, Thomas Jefferson & Mason

Washington monument, in the Capitol grounds, Richmond, Va. The statues...

Stereograph showing the Washington Monument with an equestrian statue of George Washington in the grounds of Capitol Square, Richmond, Virginia.

Lincoln Monument, Metropolitan Church & 4 12 Street, from the City Hall

Lincoln Monument, Metropolitan Church & 4 12 Street, from the City Hal...

Gift; Detroit Public Library. E. Totherick Photo. Title from item.

Laying the corner-stone of the Soldiers' Monument at Gettysburg, July 4, 1865

Laying the corner-stone of the Soldiers' Monument at Gettysburg, July ...

Officials standing beside cornerstone, crowd with umbrellas in background. Photographed by Gardner and published by Philp & Solomons, Washington. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1865 July 22, p. 453, bottom.

The heroes' memorial. A memorial to perpetuate the remembrance of the heroes of the Empire State, who fell fighting for the Union, or died in rebel prisons, in military hospitals or at their homes in the years 1861, '62, '63, '64, '65 / Clay, Cosack & Co., Buffalo, N.Y.

The heroes' memorial. A memorial to perpetuate the remembrance of the ...

Print shows an obelisk monument with Niagara Falls in the background.

Tombeau des Juges Tomb of the Judges / / Bonfils.

Tombeau des Juges Tomb of the Judges / / Bonfils.

Entrance to the rock carved Tomb of the Judges, ancient burial of the Sanhedrin (Supreme Court) of Jerusalem.

Statue de Méhémet Ali à Alexandrie / Bonfils.

Statue de Méhémet Ali à Alexandrie / Bonfils.

Statue of Méhémet Ali on horseback.

Colonne Pompée Alexandrie / Bonfils.

Colonne Pompée Alexandrie / Bonfils.

Small group of men and two donkeys gather near the base of Pompey's Pillar in Alexandria, Egypt. Title from item. No. 23.

Lima. Statue of Columbus

Lima. Statue of Columbus

Photograph shows statue of Christopher Columbus with Indian woman sitting at his feet.

Lima. Statue of Bolivar

Lima. Statue of Bolivar

Photographs by Courret Hermanos Fotogs., Lima, Peru. Title from item. In album: Recuerdos del Peru, vol. 2.

Statue of Morse, Central Park

Statue of Morse, Central Park

Stereograph showing a statue of Samuel F.B. Morse in Central Park, New York City, N.Y.

In memoriam. Robert E. Lee Born Jan. 6th, 1808. Died Oct. 12th, 1870.

In memoriam. Robert E. Lee Born Jan. 6th, 1808. Died Oct. 12th, 1870.

Print shows draped memorial with urn, burning torches, laurel wreath, and religious symbols; portrait of Robert E. Lee attached in center.

"Any thing for revenge!" - a la commune / Th. Nast.

"Any thing for revenge!" - a la commune / Th. Nast.

Group of men trying to pull down "The Republican column", a monument dedicated to U.S. Grant, Abraham Lincoln, the Union, and incidents related to the Civil War.

Monument over the remains of 750 U.S. soldiers, who fell in the valley of Mexico during the Mexican War

Monument over the remains of 750 U.S. soldiers, who fell in the valley...

Photograph shows monument in a Mexico City cemetery.

[Seventh Regiment Memorial, New York City. Rendering]

[Seventh Regiment Memorial, New York City. Rendering]

Original architectural drawing showing John Quincy Adams Ward's sculpture in a proposed setting in Central Park.

Scene of the story of Robinson Crusoe.  Tablet erected by the English Navy in memory of Alexander Selkirk

Scene of the story of Robinson Crusoe. Tablet erected by the English ...

Photograph shows a memorial to Alexander Selkirk, Juan Fernández Islands.

National Lincoln Monument, Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield, Ills. Strobridge & Co. eng. Cincinnati, O

National Lincoln Monument, Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield, Ills. Stro...

Print shows an obelisk with a monumental base on which are statues of Abraham Lincoln and battle scenes related to the Civil War; also shows pedestrians/sightseers on the platform and on the grounds around the ... more

Peace Monument, near view, Washington, D.C.

Peace Monument, near view, Washington, D.C.

On mount: Sold only by Underwood & Underwood, Liverpool; New York; Chicago; Toronto; Ottawa, Kas; El Paso, Tex. Title devised by Library staff.

Laureles, Cabanas Castle, Havana, Los

Laureles, Cabanas Castle, Havana, Los

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). "Para Eterna Memoria Fijara en Este Citio la Voluntad del Pueblo una Lapida de Bronce de Estas Proporciones que Recuerde el Sacrificio de los que Aqui Perecieron por D... more

Soldiers National Cemetery Tipton, Gettysburg, Pa

Soldiers National Cemetery Tipton, Gettysburg, Pa

Photograph shows gate to Gettysburg National Cemetery in front of statue of Major General John F. Reynolds with the Soldiers' National Monument in the distance. Title from item. No. 743. Printed on verso: "Copy... more

The whitwash is too thin / Gillam.

The whitwash is too thin / Gillam.

Print shows George F. Hoar standing in front of a monument that states "To the Eternal Shame of Massachus'tts - Conceived in Corruption Erected in Humanity [?] Tewkesbury"; his hat labeled "Republicans" is unde... more

[Yorktown Monument (Alliance and Victory Monument), Yorktown, Virginia. Rendering] / RMH 1884.

[Yorktown Monument (Alliance and Victory Monument), Yorktown, Virginia...

Original architectural drawing showing the Yorktown Monument nearing completion, with scaffolding still in place.

No more of those hideous monuments! / Gillam.

No more of those hideous monuments! / Gillam.

Illustration shows Puck grabbing the arm of Uncle Sam who is staring in dismay at statues labeled "Coggswell, W.H. Seward Madison Square, Admiral Dupont Washington D.C., Custer West Point, George Washington Uni... more

Top of the Washington Monument. Setting the capstone / Alex. Millar, del.

Top of the Washington Monument. Setting the capstone / Alex. Millar, d...

Print showing men gathered on the scaffolding of the Washington Monument, as those at the very top install the capstone.

Peace, and the good will of all men / Gillam.

Peace, and the good will of all men / Gillam.

Illustration shows a large group of men, some laying wreaths at the base of a bust portrait statue of Ulysses S. Grant that also includes "Grant's Last Letter"; the wreaths are labeled "Southern Soldiers, North... more

Soldiers monument

Soldiers monument

Design drawing for memorial certificate shows an obelisk memorial for a deceased Civil War soldier, with spaces to enter date of enlistment, company, regiment, and date and location of death. The obelisk is dec... more

"Tomb of Gen. U.S. Grant" (Riverside Park, New York)

"Tomb of Gen. U.S. Grant" (Riverside Park, New York)

19523 U.S. Copyright Office. General information about the Popular and Applied Graphic Art print materials is available at: https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.pga Title information compiled by Junior Fellows, 2005-... more

[Proposed design for the completion of the Washington Monument, Washington, D.C.]

[Proposed design for the completion of the Washington Monument, Washin...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: American art and American art collections / Walter Montgomery ed. Boston : E. W. Walker & co., 1889, p. 364. Facsimile scan provided for: Unbuilt Washington, National ... more

Washington Monument

Washington Monument

Print shows 5 images relating to the Washington Monument. Titles: Setting the cap stone; Capstone of the monument, showing the aluminium tip; In the elevator; Entrance to the monument; Washington Monument (deta... more