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[Illustration of activities of Lapps and Finns: Man & horse on snowshoe "baskets" in mountains]

[Illustration of activities of Lapps and Finns: Man & horse on snowsho...

Woodcuts from Historia Delle Genti, by Olaus Magnus, the 1565 ed. of Historia de Gentibus Septrionalibus. Reference copy may be in LOT 4433 C. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Captio... more

Die berühmbte Vestung Rotenberg

Die berühmbte Vestung Rotenberg

Print shows a birdseye view of the walled fortress of Rothenberg, under siege [from 1703?]. Shows trajectories of cannon fire into the fortress from sites below. Includes a key for 12 identified items in the pr... more

A new map of South America, shewing it's general divisions, chief cities & towns; rivers, mountains & c.

A new map of South America, shewing it's general divisions, chief citi...

Scale ca. 1:23,000,000. Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy annotated in black ink: This is map no. 40 of Wells (Edward) A new sett of ma... more

[A residential compound with fence and outbuildings near grove of trees and small bridge, with bay and mountains in the background]

[A residential compound with fence and outbuildings near grove of tree...

Title devised by Library staff. Chinese script and two chops in upper left corner.

[A small house or teahouse in a grove of trees and near a small bridge, with pine trees and mountains, and another house in the background]

[A small house or teahouse in a grove of trees and near a small bridge...

Title devised by Library staff. Chinese script and two chops in upper right corner.

[Mountain landscape with three bridges]

[Mountain landscape with three bridges]

George Lothrop Bradley Collection. Constable, no. 25.

In the year 1766 the settlers upon the New Hampshire Grants on the west side of the Green Mountains, appointed Samuel Robinson, Esq. of Bennington their agent to state to the King and Council of Great Britain the illegal and unjust proceedings o

In the year 1766 the settlers upon the New Hampshire Grants on the wes...

Johnson, Samuel. 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 177, Folder 1.

Map of that part of Orange County lying to the north of the mountains of the highlands shewing that Chester is a much more central & convenient spott to all the country whereon to erect the new court house than that vulgarly known by the name of Goshen Town.

Map of that part of Orange County lying to the north of the mountains ...

Scale 1:79,200; protracted by a scale of 100 chains to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north to the bottom. Relief shown by shading. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1089 Availa... more

An accurate map of North and South Carolina with their Indian frontiers, shewing in a distinct manner all the mountains, rivers, swamps, marshes, bays, creeks, harbours, sandbanks and soundings on the coasts; with the roads and Indian paths; as well as the boundary or provincial lines, the several townships and other divisions of the land in both the provinces;

An accurate map of North and South Carolina with their Indian frontier...

Scale ca. 1:530,000. Hand colored. Sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. "Longitude west from London." Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC copy annotated, in black ink, in lower right marg... more

An accurate map of North and South Carolina with their Indian frontiers, shewing in a distinct manner all the mountains, rivers, swamps, marshes, bays, creeks, harbours, sandbanks and soundings on the coasts; with the roads and Indian paths; as well as the boundary of provincial lines, the several townships and other divisions of the land in both the provinces;

An accurate map of North and South Carolina with their Indian frontier...

Scale ca. 1:530,000. Hand colored. LC copy sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. LC copy imperfect: Deteriorated along folds. "Longitude west from London." Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings.... more

[An accurate map of North and South Carolina, with their Indian frontier, shewing in a distinct manner all the mounta]ins, rivers, swamps, marshes, bays, creeks, harbours, sandbanks and soundings on the coasts; with the roads and Indian paths; as well as the boundary or provincial lines, the several townships, and other divisions of the land in both the provinces;

[An accurate map of North and South Carolina, with their Indian fronti...

Scale ca. 1:530,000. Hand colored. Imperfect: Part of title wanting. Prime meridian: London. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows precinct boundaries. Insets: The harbour of Port Royal [ca... more

An accurate map of North and South Carolina with their Indian frontiers, shewing in a distinct manner all the mountains, rivers, swamps, marshes, bays, creeks, harbours, sandbanks and soundings on the coasts; with the roads and Indian paths; as well as the boundary or provincial lines, the several townships and other divisions of the land in both provinces;

An accurate map of North and South Carolina with their Indian frontier...

Scale ca. 1:530,000. Hand colored. Sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. Imperfect: Deteriorated along folds. "Longitude west from London." Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows precinct ... more

An accurate map of North and South Carolina with their Indian frontiers, shewing in a distinct manner all the mountains, rivers, swamps, marshes, bays, creeks, harbours, sandbanks and soundings on the coasts; with the roads and Indian paths; as well as the boundary or provincial lines, the several townships and other divisions of the land in both the provinces;

An accurate map of North and South Carolina with their Indian frontier...

Scale ca. 1:530,000. Hand colored. "Longitude west from London." Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows precinct boundaries. Insets: The harbour of Port Royal [ca. 1:200,000]--The bar and ha... more

Nouvelle carte de la Province de Quebec ...

Nouvelle carte de la Province de Quebec ...

Cartouche showing a mountain landscape in Québec. Title from item. Illus. in: Atlas ameriquain septentrional. Paris : 1778 [i.e., 1792]. Published in: The American Revolution in drawings and prints; a checklist... more

View of a pass over the South Mountains from York Town to Carlisle / Bedwell delt. ; [Thackara sc.]

View of a pass over the South Mountains from York Town to Carlisle / B...

Title from item. Illus. in: The Columbian magazine, or, Monthly miscellany. Philadelphia : Printed for Seddon, Spotswood, Cist, and Trenchard, 1788 May, opp. p. 236. Fielding, 1570 Published in: The American Re... more

Shichirigahama zu

Shichirigahama zu

Print shows a seacoast village and mountain, with view of Mount Fuji in the background. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Format: Koga... more

Vue de la montagne elevée au champ de la reunion

Vue de la montagne elevée au champ de la reunion

Print shows the Festival of the Supreme Being, inspired by Robespierre, planned by Jacques Louis David, to commemorate the second year of the Republic; a female figure, representing France, riding on a cart wit... more

A correct map of the state of Vermont : exhibiting the county and town lines, rivers, lakes, ponds, mountains, meetinghouses, mills, public roads &c. /

A correct map of the state of Vermont : exhibiting the county and town...

Relief shown by hachures. Shows minor civil subdivisions. Prime meridian: Washington and London. Wheat & Brun no. 200. Includes notes and ill. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster... more

[Offering to the mountain spirits]

[Offering to the mountain spirits]

Drawing shows a person, cleric, shaman, or citizen, standing beneath a pine tree on the edge of a cliff, making an offering and burning incense for the mountain gods; an attendant stands behind holding a fan on... more

Okazaki

Okazaki

Print shows a procession of warlords across a bridge after a winter snowfall at the Okazaki station on the Tōkaidō Road.

Chiryū

Chiryū

Print shows a view through clouds above rooftops, of a shrine and mountains. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. From the series: Tōkaid... more

Heisa rakugan

Heisa rakugan

Print shows a cluster of buildings in the shadow of mountains and along the shore of a body of water; a flock of geese has landed on the sandy shoreline. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nich... more

Sanshi no seiran

Sanshi no seiran

Print shows a cluster of thatch-roofed buildings in a mountain village and villagers, near a river.

Hira no bosetsu

Hira no bosetsu

Print shows bird's-eye view of travelers on a roadway through a winter landscape with snow capped trees and mountains. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print special... more

Shin ōyama ukikei

Shin ōyama ukikei

Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Format: vertical Koban Nishikie. Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

Ishiyama no aki no tsuki

Ishiyama no aki no tsuki

Print shows a temple(?) on a mountain on the coastline of Ishiyama in the Ōmi Province, with a shrine on the shore, pilgrims or travelers on stairway leading up the mountainside, and boats offshore.

Ishiyama no aki no tsuki

Ishiyama no aki no tsuki

Print shows a temple on a mountain on the coastline of Ishiyama in the Ōmi Province, with a cluster of buildings and shrine along the shoreline, and pilgrims or travelers in boats coming ashore beneath an autum... more

Ishiyama no shūgetsu

Ishiyama no shūgetsu

Print shows a bird's-eye view of a coastline with mountains and buildings, and of people in small boats on the sea. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialist... more

Vue de Berchtolsgaden dans le Pays de Salzbourg Ansicht von Berchtolsgaden im Salzburgischen Gezeig u Gest. von J.J. Strüdt

Vue de Berchtolsgaden dans le Pays de Salzbourg Ansicht von Berchtolsg...

Print shows a pastoral scene with a young man or boy on horseback with three farm animals on a dirt road in the foreground, and a view of Berchtesgaden with mountains in the background. Title from item. Label m... more

Vue de la Lendt dans le Pays de Salzbourg Ansicht von der Lendt im Salzburgischen Gezeig u Gest. von J.J. Strüdt

Vue de la Lendt dans le Pays de Salzbourg Ansicht von der Lendt im Sal...

Print shows a pastoral scene with a boy with two cows on shore of a river in the foreground, and a view of Lendt with mountains in the background. Title from item. Label mounted on verso.

At Oliphant's, Vere, Jamaica, Carpenter Mountains in the distance

At Oliphant's, Vere, Jamaica, Carpenter Mountains in the distance

Drawing shows a bridge leading to a village. Title from item. Notation on recto: "Look at the back of this." Light pencil sketching on verso. Unpublished finding aid, Drawings of Jamaica by William Berryman, av... more

Part of Kellits

Part of Kellits

Drawing shows a horse being led down a mountain path with a mountainous landscape in the background. Title from item. Unpublished finding aid, Drawings of Jamaica by William Berryman, available in LC Prints & P... more

From Br[a]n[do]n Hill

From Br[a]n[do]n Hill

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.

Israel's Orange River

Israel's Orange River

Drawing shows a log structure and buildings beside a river with mountains in the background. Title from item. Unpublished finding aid, Drawings of Jamaica by William Berryman, available in LC Prints & Photograp... more

[View of river with bridge]

[View of river with bridge]

Title transcribed from finding aid.

From Brandon Hill

From Brandon Hill

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.

Cascade du Rio de Vinagre, près du volcan de Puracé / dessiné par Koch à Rome d'après une esquisse de M. de Humboldt ; gravé par Arnold à Berlin.

Cascade du Rio de Vinagre, près du volcan de Puracé / dessiné par Koch...

Illustration showing a waterfall on the Vinagre River near the Puracé volcano in Colombia. Title from item. Illus. in: Vues des Cordillères et monumens des peuples indigènes de l'Amérique / Alexander von Humbol... more

A chart of the internal part of Louisiana : including all the hitherto unexplored countries, lying between the River La Platte of the Missouri on the N., and the Red River on the S., the Mississippi east, and the mountains of Mexico west, with a part of New Mexico & the Province of Texas /

A chart of the internal part of Louisiana : including all the hitherto...

Scale ca. 1:2,450,000. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. "Plate II." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes notes. AACR2: 100; 651/1; 651/2

Sommet de la montagne des Organos d'Actopan / dessiné par Marchais d'après un croquis de M. de Humboldt ; gravé par Bouquet en 1813.

Sommet de la montagne des Organos d'Actopan / dessiné par Marchais d'a...

Illustration showing a monolithic rock formation atop a mountain, Los Organos, near the village of Actopan in Mexico.

About 2 miles W. of S[panish] T[own], Jam[ai]ca, Blue and Liguanea M[ou]nt[ain]s

About 2 miles W. of S[panish] T[own], Jam[ai]ca, Blue and Liguanea M[o...

Drawing shows a person riding a horse along a road with mountains in the distance. Title from item verso and finding aid. Notation on recto: Road light, sky grey, the mo[untai]ns darker. Unpublished finding aid... more

Shiba atagoyama no zu

Shiba atagoyama no zu

Print shows wide promenade and shrine buildings at the base of Mount Atago. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Format: horizontal Chuba... more

Le Valais / drawn by Major Cockburn ; engraved by R. Wallis.

Le Valais / drawn by Major Cockburn ; engraved by R. Wallis.

Illustration showing Swiss mountain scene with village. Illus. in: Swiss scenery, 1820, opp. p. 89. Reference copy in LOT 4635.

From atop the Indian leap towards the imbankment [sic] which forms the reservoir named Deep Gap / J.R.S. 1821.

From atop the Indian leap towards the imbankment [sic] which forms the...

Drawing shows a bird's-eye view of the reservoir at Deep Gap, North Carolina, with mountains and forest. Title from item. Philadelphia Print Shop Inventory, no. 641. (DLC/PP-1992:217.12). Forms part of: John Ru... more

View of the insulated table lands at the foot of the Rocky Mountains / S. Seymour, del. ; C.G. Childs, sc.

View of the insulated table lands at the foot of the Rocky Mountains /...

Major Long's expedition to the Rocky Mountains, 1820. Reference copy in LOT 4390-D. Illus. in: James, Edwin / Account of an expedition from Pittsburgh to the Rocky Mountains,..., 1822-1823.

View of the Rocky Mountains on the Platte 50 miles from their base / S. Seymour, delt. ; F. Kearney, sculpt.

View of the Rocky Mountains on the Platte 50 miles from their base / S...

Title from item. Illus. in: Account of an expedition from Pittsburgh to the Rocky Mountains : performed in the years 1819 and '20,.../ compiled by Edwin James, botanist and geologist for the expedition... Phila... more

Distant view of the Rocky Mountains / S. Seymour, delt. ; I. Clark, sculpt.

Distant view of the Rocky Mountains / S. Seymour, delt. ; I. Clark, sc...

Illustration shows members of Major Stephen H. Long's expedition marching across the plains toward the Rocky Mountains. Buffalo can be seen in the distance. Title from item. Illus. in: Account of an expedition ... more

Die teufelsbrücke auf dem St. Gotthard C.H. monogram 1824 ; nach der Natur gezeichnet von C. Heinzmann ; bei J. Velten in Carlsruhe

Die teufelsbrücke auf dem St. Gotthard C.H. monogram 1824 ; nach der N...

Print shows a man standing on the edge of a mountain roadway, looking ahead to where a bridge (known as the Devil's Bridge) spans the rock-strewn rapids of the Reuss River in the Schöllenen Gorge; he has three ... more

A new map of the United States with the additional territories : on an improved plan, exhibiting a view of the Rocky Mountains surveyed by a company of Winebago [i.e. Winnebago] Indians in 1828.

A new map of the United States with the additional territories : on an...

At lower right: "Atlantic Souvenir for 1829." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vendor: Bernard J. Shapero Books (London) Acquisitions control no. 2007-228

[Buildings nestled among trees in a mountain valley]

[Buildings nestled among trees in a mountain valley]

Title devised by Library staff. Attributed to a group of drawings, formerly bound, referred to as the "Hokusai School sketchbook." Many of the drawings have a small tab of similar paper attached at a later date... more

Vista de puebla de Los Angeles C. Nebel del. ; lith. Mialhe Fesr. St. Honoré 357 ; Deroy lith

Vista de puebla de Los Angeles C. Nebel del. ; lith. Mialhe Fesr. St. ...

Print shows a distant view, looking east toward the Santa Anna Mountains, of the cityscape of Los Angeles with low stone or adobe buildings in the foreground and two snowcapped mountains in the background Title... more

View of Mount Carbon Taken from Second Mountain & respectully dedicated to the enterprising citizens of the coal region by J.R. Smith J.R. Smith, Junr. Del., J.R. Smith, Senr Sculpt

View of Mount Carbon Taken from Second Mountain & respectully dedicate...

Print shows an aerial view of the Schuylkill River valley between Mount Carbon on the left and Sharp Mountain on the right. An artist sketches from a ridge on the right and a man sitting in the brush holding a ... more

View of Mount Carbon / J.R. Smith, Junr. Del., J.R. Smith, Senr Sculpt.

View of Mount Carbon / J.R. Smith, Junr. Del., J.R. Smith, Senr Sculpt...

Print shows an aerial view of the Schuylkill River valley between Mount Carbon on the left and Sharp Mountain on the right. An artist sketches from a ridge on the right.

Maisaka

Maisaka

Print shows the large sails of sailboats in the foreground, small boats and mountains on Lake Hamana at the Maisaka station on the Tōkaidō Road. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-s... more

Sakanoshita

Sakanoshita

Print shows travelers at a rest stop admiring waterfalls in the mountains across a deep gorge at a rest stop near the Sakanoshita station on the Tōkaidō Road. Title and other descriptive information compiled by... more

Shonin tozan

Shonin tozan

Print shows pilgrims climbing toward a mountain cave filled with monks. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. From the series: Fugaku sanj... more

Map of the territory west of the Rocky Mountains /

Map of the territory west of the Rocky Mountains /

Relief shown by hachures. From: The Rocky Mountains; or, scenes, incidents, and adventures in the far west; digested from the journal of Captain B. L. E. Bonneville, of the Army of the United States, and illust... more

Hara no zu

Hara no zu

Print shows a woman looking back through clouds at travelers on the Tōkaidō Road, with fields and mountains in the background. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print... more

Map of the United States, Territory of Oregon, west of the Rocky Mountains, exhibiting the various trading depots or forts occupied by the British Hudson Bay Company, connected with the western and northwestern fur trade /

Map of the United States, Territory of Oregon, west of the Rocky Mount...

Relief shown by hachures. "S. Doc. no. 470, 25 Con. 2 s." Includes notes. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy annotated in pencil: scale incorrect. Another issue d... more

Sakanoshita

Sakanoshita

Print shows travelers enjoying the view of a river and mountains at a rest stop at the Sakanoshita station on the Tōkaidō Road. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo prin... more

Map of the United States, Territory of Oregon, west of the Rocky Mountains, exhibiting the various trading depots or forts occupied by the British Hudson Bay Company, connected with the western and northwestern fur trade /

Map of the United States, Territory of Oregon, west of the Rocky Mount...

Scale ca. 1:1,000,000. Relief shown by hachures. Label pasted on, signed in black ink: Wash: Hood Capt. Topl. Engrs. LC copy annotated in pencil with extensive notes and revisions. "S. Doc. no. 470, 25 Con. 2 s... more

Odawara

Odawara

Print shows travelers fording a river as others approach, some stopping to rest near the river; also shows some travelers with horses and mountains in the background at the Odawara station on the Tōkaidō Road. ... more

"The bold brigand" from our rocky tow'r on high on stone by A. Newsam ; P.S. Duval lith. Phila

"The bold brigand" from our rocky tow'r on high on stone by A. Newsam ...

Print shows a "brigand" standing on rocks in the mountains, firing his gun, possibly to confuse his pursuers as to his whereabouts by the echo. Title from item. Caption continues: Sung in the opera fra Dìavolo,... more

[View of Hozu River and Arashiyama, Kyoto, Japan]

[View of Hozu River and Arashiyama, Kyoto, Japan]

Ukiyo-e drawing illustration showing a boatman poling his raft past blooming cherry trees as people walk across the Togetsu Bridge. Illus. in: Hiroshige gajō, early 1840s. Title devised by Library staff. Publis... more

View of the mountain Baba-Naunee, called Kutl-Gahor

View of the mountain Baba-Naunee, called Kutl-Gahor

Illustration shows two Baluchis preparing to murder an Indian civilian, who traveled with the Army of the Indus en route to Afghanistan, sleeping at Qatal Gah, Pakistan; caravan of soldiers, camp followers, and... more

Valley of Tombs of Kings. Thebes

Valley of Tombs of Kings. Thebes

People and pack animals make their way along road on the floor of the Valley of Kings, Egypt. Title from item. No. 1856. On verso: Thebes. Valley of the Tombs of the Kings.

Valley of Tombs of Kings. Thebes

Valley of Tombs of Kings. Thebes

People and pack animals make their way along road on the floor of the Valley of Kings, Egypt.

Mount Washington. At Easton Pa. south

Mount Washington. At Easton Pa. south

Landscape drawing shows a hill, Mount Washington from Easton, Pennsylvania on the far side of the Lehigh River. A road winds around the hill in the foreground.

Convent of St. Catherine with Mount Horeb. Feb. 11th 1839 / David Roberts, R.A.

Convent of St. Catherine with Mount Horeb. Feb. 11th 1839 / David Robe...

Painting drawn at the slopes of Gebel El Dier (Selib-Baraka) to the north of Saint Catherine Monastery in Wadi El Dier (Biblical Holy Valley), looking southeast and showing the mountain slopes of Gebel Armaziya... more

Historia de Chile. Arauco 1839 F. Lehnert, d'après Mr. Gay ; Paris, lith. de Becquet frères

Historia de Chile. Arauco 1839 F. Lehnert, d'après Mr. Gay ; Paris, li...

Title from item. Printed at top right: No. 33. Forms part of: Popular graphic art print filing series (Library of Congress).

Gold mines of California!! W. R. Andrews, having just returned from California, after having spent several months in the mines and mountains of that interesting country will deliver a lecture at on day of 1849, upon the gold mines of California

Gold mines of California!! W. R. Andrews, having just returned from Ca...

2366 E 1 Jy 46.; Rec. 7-11-46.; $40.00; On verso: 2366 E 1 Jy 46. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Colle... more

The Highlands from Newburgh and Butter Hill, Hudson River

The Highlands from Newburgh and Butter Hill, Hudson River

Drawing shows a view of the Hudson River, looking toward the Hudson Highlands and Butter Hill. Purchase; William Reese Company; 2000; (DLC/PP-2000:086). Title from item. No. "4". Accession box no. DLC/PP-2000:086

Lybyan chain of mountains from the Temple of Luxor / David Roberts, R.A.

Lybyan chain of mountains from the Temple of Luxor / David Roberts, R....

Illus. in: Egypt & Nubia / from drawings made on the spot by David Roberts ... ; lithographed by Louis Haghe. London : F.G. Moon, 1846-1849, v. 1, pt 30.

Stopping place below Hudson - first view of the Catskill Mountains from the Hudson River, July 24th 1846, U.S

Stopping place below Hudson - first view of the Catskill Mountains fro...

Drawing showing a sailboat docked at a pier on the Hudson River with view of the Catskill Mountains in the background. Title from item. Purchase; William Reese Company; 2000; (DLC/PP-2000:086). Forms part of: D... more

Valley towards Saltillo, from near the base of "Palace Hill," at Monterey sic (looking to the S. West) D.P. Whiting Capt. 7th Inf. ; on stone by C. Parsons

Valley towards Saltillo, from near the base of "Palace Hill," at Monte...

205 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Publication date based on copyright statement on item. Printed on lower right corner: [No. 3]. Inscribed in ink at bottom: 205. Deposited in the Clerk's Office for th... more

Monterey sic, from Independence Hill, in rear of the Bishop's Palace. As it appeared on 32d i.e., 23d September, 1846 (looking to the east) D.P. Whiting del., Capt. 7th Inf. ; on stone by F. Swinton

Monterey sic, from Independence Hill, in rear of the Bishop's Palace. ...

Title from item. Publication date based on copyright statement on item. Inscribed in ink at bottom: 206. Deposited in the Clerk's Office for the So. Dist. of New York June 22, 1847. Includes a key with numbers ... more

Suruga miho no ura

Suruga miho no ura

Print shows groves of trees along the coast and the sails of ships on Miho or Suruga Bay, Japan. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Forma... more

Yui

Yui

Print shows thatched roof buildings on coastline with mountain in the background and harbor with three ships under sail, and travelers stopping at the rest stops at the Yui station on the Tōkaidō Road.

Mouth of Night creek lith. by E. Weber & Co. Balto

Mouth of Night creek lith. by E. Weber & Co. Balto

Print shows a mule packtrain crossing a ridge in the mountains of the Southwest United States. Title from item. Published in: Notes of a military reconnoissance from Fort Leavenworth, in Missouri, to San Diego,... more

Honmoku kara no Fuji [o nozomu]

Honmoku kara no Fuji [o nozomu]

Print shows a view of Mount Fuji from across a bay with sailboat; tree studded cliff in the foreground. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06... more

Arch of Hadrian--Olympieum--Mt. Hymettus

Arch of Hadrian--Olympieum--Mt. Hymettus

View from residential section toward Mt. Hymettos, showing houses, Arch of Hadrian, and the Olympieum (Temple of Olympian Zeus). In album: Athens, Egypt, Rhine, Switzerland, Tyrol, Salzburg, opposite p. 8.

Tipple on mountain side extending from mine opening on upper left to bottom right

Tipple on mountain side extending from mine opening on upper left to b...

Title devised by Library staff. Stamped on verso: From the file of James F. Queen artist, 1824-1889. (DLC/PP-1997:105) Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection at the Library of Congress. Forms part of: Docum... more

Strahleck Pass. Grindelwald to Grimsell

Strahleck Pass. Grindelwald to Grimsell

Four men on glacier. In album: Athens, Egypt, Rhine, Switzerland, Tyrol, Salzburg, opposite p. 42, lower left.

Reflection

Reflection

Crude preliminary sketch, perhaps preparatory or abandoned, possibly of the Delaware Water Gap, showing mountains, trees, and a river. Title from item. Upper left corner of paper is missing. (DLC/PP-1997:105) F... more

[Map of the upper Great Plains and Rocky Mountains region] /

[Map of the upper Great Plains and Rocky Mountains region] /

Shows territories of various North American Indian tribes. Relief shown by hachures. Title devised by cataloger. Pen-and-ink and colored ink. Wheat, C.I. Mapping the transmississippi West, 709 Cohen, Paul E. Ma... more

View looking north west from Promontory Point Great Salt Lake

View looking north west from Promontory Point Great Salt Lake

Print shows a Title from item. Publication date based on subsequent publication in related item. Published in: Exploration and survey of the valley of the Great Salt Lake of Utah / United States. Army. Corps of... more

Environs d'Ibrîm - chaine arabique - vue d'un ravin / Félix Teynard phot.

Environs d'Ibrîm - chaine arabique - vue d'un ravin / Félix Teynard ph...

View of canyon and mountains around Qasr Ibrim. Illus. in: Égypte et Nubie : sites et monuments les plus intéressants pour l'étude de l'art et de l'histoire / Félix Teynard. Paris : Goupil et Cie, [1858], pl. 1... more

White Mountains in labour

White Mountains in labour

The artist belittles the Democrats' relatively undistinguished choice for presidential nominee in 1852, Franklin Pierce. The cartoon is based on Aesop's fable about the mountain which, being in labor, groaned s... more

Entrance to the Highland scenes Hudson River

Entrance to the Highland scenes Hudson River

Sketch shows the Hudson Highlands, near the Catskill Mountains, from the Hudson River. Wallis was a British Commissioner from the Foreign Office to the United States in 1853. Originally 1 of 37 drawings in port... more

Echizen

Echizen

Print shows a bird's-eye view of sailboats on a river, with mountains in the distance, at sunset. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From... more

Dewa, mogamigawa, gassan enbō

Dewa, mogamigawa, gassan enbō

Print shows a bird's-eye view of sailboats on the Mogami River, with Gassan Mountain in the distance.

Dewa, mogamigawa, gassan enbō

Dewa, mogamigawa, gassan enbō

Print shows a bird's-eye view of sailboats on the Mogami River, with Gassan Mountain in the distance, at sunset. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists i... more

Rhinebeck, Kingston, Shawagunck Mountains [e.g. Shawangunk], Hudson River

Rhinebeck, Kingston, Shawagunck Mountains [e.g. Shawangunk], Hudson Ri...

Sketch shows sailboats on the Hudson River near Rhinebeck and Kingston, New York. The Shawangunk Mountains rise in the distance on the far side of the river. Wallis was a British Commissioner from the Foreign O... more

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