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[Indians pouring molten gold into mouth of bound Spaniard; corpse being cut up and eaten in background. Caribbean?]

[Indians pouring molten gold into mouth of bound Spaniard; corpse bein...

Illus. in: Girolamo Benzoni, La Historia del Mondo Nuovo, p. 50 (Venetia, 1572). Reference copy may be in SSF - CANNIBALISM. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: I... more

Title page showing enormous serpent, "The Boas", with man in its mouth, in Edward Tobsell, The historie of serpents, London, William Jaggard, 1608

Title page showing enormous serpent, "The Boas", with man in its mouth...

Illus. in: Edward Tobsell, The historie of serpents, London, William Jaggard, 1608, title page. No file print. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Reptiles; BI WO... more

The platt of Safford i.e. Stafford from the mouth of upper Machotich to the mouth of Chappawamsick

The platt of Safford i.e. Stafford from the mouth of upper Machotich t...

Pen-and-ink on tracing paper, mounted on cloth. Oriented with north to the right. In ink in top right corner: 11-D crossed out. Map stamped in lower right margin: U.S.C. & G. Survey. Library and Archives no. 37... more

A plan of Patomack River, from the mouth of Sherrendo, down to Chapawamsick /

A plan of Patomack River, from the mouth of Sherrendo, down to Chapawa...

Present sheet covers from Little Falls to south. Northern sheet missing. Pen-and-ink on tracing paper. Soiled, brittle, creased, missing small sections, rubber-stamped, and mounted on cloth backing. Accompanied... more

A map of Savannah River beginning at Stone-Bluff, or Nexttobethell, which continueth to the sea; also, the four sounds Savañah, [Warsaw], Hossabaw, and St. Katharines, with their islands; likewise Neuport, or Serpent River, from its mouth to Benjehova Bluff.

A map of Savannah River beginning at Stone-Bluff, or Nexttobethell, wh...

Scale ca. 1:132,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Annotated with brown ink. Oriented with north to the right. Prime meridian: Ferro. Relief shown by hachures. Shows aspects of the phys... more

[Plat of a survey of 2,314 acres of land, being the first large bottom on the east side of the Ohio River, 3 or 4 miles below the mouth, a portion of which is divided into 17 lots]

[Plat of a survey of 2,314 acres of land, being the first large bottom...

Scale ca. 1:20,000. Title from Lawrence Martin's The George Washington atlas. 1932. Cover title: George Washington; survey of land in Ohio, a grant from the Colony of Virginia to Washington for military service... more

A map of part of West Florida : from Penfacola to the mouth of the Iberville River, with a view to shew the proper spot for a settlement on the Mifsifsipi /

A map of part of West Florida : from Penfacola to the mouth of the Ibe...

Relief shown by contours. Top right margin: Gent. Mag. Feb. 1772. From The Gentleman's Magazine and Historical Chronicle. (February, 1772), vol. 42. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1650 Available also thro... more

Copy of a survey return'd by Mr. Sam Lewis, surveyor of Botetourt Coun[t]y. Surveyed for George Washington 2950 acres of land (by virtue of a warrant for 5,000 acres granted by His Excellency the Governor to said Washington agreeable to His Majesty proclamatiom issued in the year 1763) lying in the county of Botetourt on the n.e. side of the Great Kanhaway about a mile and half above the mouth of Cole River, joining the upper end of the Poketillico survey ... Novemr. 6th, 1774.

Copy of a survey return'd by Mr. Sam Lewis, surveyor of Botetourt Coun...

Scale not given. Title from certificate mounted below map. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Imperfect: Deteriorated along old fold lines. Oriented with north to the right. Has watermark. LC Maps of North America, 1750-... more

Sketch of the northern frontiers of Georgia, extending from the mouth of the River Savannah to the town of Augusta,

Sketch of the northern frontiers of Georgia, extending from the mouth ...

Scale ca. 1:110,000. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north toward the upper right. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1570 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. In... more

The West Indies, including part of Virginia, North Carolina, East Florida, South Carolina, West Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, and the Gulf of Mexico, with part of the coast of South America: From the Bay of Honduras, to the mouth of the River Oronoko. From the latest and best authorities and actual observations.

The West Indies, including part of Virginia, North Carolina, East Flor...

Scale ca. 1:6,000,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1713 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

The West Indies, including part of Virginia, North Carolina, East Florida, South Carolina, West Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, and the Gulf of Mexico, with part of the coast of South America: From the Bay of Honduras, to the mouth of the River Oronoko.

The West Indies, including part of Virginia, North Carolina, East Flor...

Scale ca. 1:6,000,000. Hand colored. Prime meridian: London. Relief shown pictorially. Second state : Hispaniola is no longer divided into French and Spanish sections and an explanatory note has been deleted. L... more

[Map of the Rigolet and the mouth of the Pearl River, Louisiana and Mississippi].

[Map of the Rigolet and the mouth of the Pearl River, Louisiana and Mi...

Relief shown by hachures. Places names in Spanish. Title from John R. Hébert's list of maps. Pen-and-ink. Watermarks: Horn in a shield surmounted by a crown over the letters GR. From the papers of Vicente Sebas... more

[Demon with sword in his mouth upsets tea ceremony]

[Demon with sword in his mouth upsets tea ceremony]

Print shows a man or demon, holding sword in his mouth, struggling with two women at a tea party beneath a tree. Title devised by Library staff. Gift; Crosby Stuart Noyes; 1906. Forms part of: Crosby Stuart Noy... more

Plan of the mouth of the Mississipi to explain the direction of the thelegraphies lines from Balize to Plaquemines & for other puposes : No. 4, report of the 1st June 1813 /

Plan of the mouth of the Mississipi to explain the direction of the th...

Relief shown pictorially. Pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor. "Office of Chief of Engineers, War Department. 58510 462" and hand-written title of "No. 4 Missipi from Balise to Plaquemines telegraphik line" on ... more

[Cut] Declaration and dying speech of Henry Phillips. Taken from his own mouth at the Boston goal a short time previous to the day of his execution. [Boston 1817].

[Cut] Declaration and dying speech of Henry Phillips. Taken from his o...

Imprint 2. 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 51, Folder 9.

Plan of the proposed basin at the mouth of the Tiber : [Washington D.C.] /

Plan of the proposed basin at the mouth of the Tiber : [Washington D.C...

Covers northern part of Mall between 15th and 17th streets N.W., not the present location of the Tidal Basin. Also shows "Canal" and "Proposed canal." Photocopy of ms. map in LC Manuscript Division. LC copy ann... more

Map of the River Sabine from its mouth on the Gulf of Mexico in the sea to Logan's Ferry in latitude 31°58ʹ24ʺ north : shewing the boundary between the United States and the Republic of Texas between said points : as marked and laid down by survey in 1840, under the direction of the Commissioners appointed for that purpose /

Map of the River Sabine from its mouth on the Gulf of Mexico in the se...

Phillips, 1384 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy in 3 parts. [See Sen. Doc. 199 2nd Session, 27th Congr. LC Vo. 397 for text and smaller maps] Mounted on cloth. ... more

Cairo, mouth of the Ohio

Cairo, mouth of the Ohio

Barge and sidewheller on river. Lithograph by Jnst. Arnst & Co. after drawing by H. Lewis. Illus. in: Henry Lewis, Das Illustrirte Mississippithal. Düsseldorf : Arnz & comp..., 1857, opposite p. 346. This recor... more

View of Snake River at mouth of Tukanon showing Fort Taylor & bluffs; looking towards the north.

View of Snake River at mouth of Tukanon showing Fort Taylor & bluffs; ...

Photograph of drawing showing team of horses pulling a wagon on a path leading to Snake River. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 111. Title from item. Notation: "Taylor" + "Gaston." Reference co... more

[Private James E. Staley of Band Company, 9th Indiana Infantry Regiment, and Company B, 1st Indiana Heavy Artillery Regiment, holding a bugle to his mouth and carrying a revolver in his jacket]

[Private James E. Staley of Band Company, 9th Indiana Infantry Regimen...

Photograph shows identified soldier, James E. Staley, who served as a musician in 9th Indiana Infantry Regiment from 1861-1862 and as a private in Company B, 1st Indiana Heavy Artillery Regiment from 1864-1866.... more

LLoyd's new map of the Mississippi River from Cairo to its mouth

LLoyd's new map of the Mississippi River from Cairo to its mouth

Scale 1:696,960. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 37.2 General map of the river indicating the location of a few forts. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congres... more

Chesapeake Bay. Sheet 6, from the mouth of York River to the entrance to bay.

Chesapeake Bay. Sheet 6, from the mouth of York River to the entrance ...

Scale 1:80,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 47.52 From its Report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey showing the progress of the survey during the year 1862 (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1864... more

North western America, from Port Clarence to mouth of Kvichpak [sic] River /

North western America, from Port Clarence to mouth of Kvichpak [sic] R...

Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Pen-and-ink mounted on cloth. In crayon on verso: Ms. Norton Sound Kadin. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Mouth of Big River, Mendocino County

Mouth of Big River, Mendocino County

The Library holds only one photo from a pair published as a stereographic view. Gems of California scenery, no. 1181. LOT subdivision subject: Mendocino County. This record contains unverified old data from caption card.

Mouth of the cave

Mouth of the cave

Photograph shows three guides outside Mammoth Cave, Edmondson Co., Ky.

Scene in the Kanyon near the mouth

Scene in the Kanyon near the mouth

Title from item. Part of series: Utah. Big Cottonwood Kanyon, Wahsatch Range. Part of series: Photographic Scenes in Utah, Arizona, Montana, Idaho, and Wyoming Territories ...

Columnar Basalt, Mouth of Grand Wash, Colorado River / Timothy O'Sullivan, photographer.

Columnar Basalt, Mouth of Grand Wash, Colorado River / Timothy O'Sulli...

Photograph shows a man standing in front of a rock formation. Title from item. Gift; Mrs. George M. Lockwood; 1909 Nov. 9; (DLC/PP-1909:43909).

Grand Canyon, looking below mouth of Diamond River, Colorado River, 1871

Grand Canyon, looking below mouth of Diamond River, Colorado River, 18...

No. 93. Title from National Archives and Records Administration record.

Mouth of the Paria.

Mouth of the Paria.

Original negative number: 59. Title from item. Part of series: U.S. War Dept., Corps of Engineers; Geographical Explorations and Surveys West of 100th Meridian, Expedition of 1872; Lieut. Geo. M. Wheeler, comma... more

Mouth of the Paria.

Mouth of the Paria.

Original negative number: 57. Title from item. Part of series: U.S. War Dept., Corps of Engineers; Geographical Explorations and Surveys West of 100th Meridian, Expedition of 1872; Lieut. Geo. M. Wheeler, comma... more

Mouth of Kanab Wash / W. Bell, Phot.

Mouth of Kanab Wash / W. Bell, Phot.

Stereograph showing dry valley bed surrounded by canyon walls. Title from item. On mount: Colorado River Series. Explorations West of the 100th Meridian. Expedition of 1872, Lieut. Geo. M Wheeler, Com'dg. No. 5... more

Grand Cañon; mouth of Kanab wash.

Grand Cañon; mouth of Kanab wash.

Original negative number: 66. Title from item. Part of series: U.S. War Dept., Corps of Engineers; Geographical Explorations and Surveys West of 100th Meridian, Expedition of 1872; Lieut. Geo. M. Wheeler, comma... more

Chocolate Butte; mouth of the Paria.

Chocolate Butte; mouth of the Paria.

Original negative number: 104. Title from item. Part of series: U.S. War Dept., Corps of Engineers; Geographical Explorations and Surveys West of 100th Meridian, Expedition of 1872; Lieut. Geo. M. Wheeler, comm... more

Looking across the Colorado River to mouth of Paria Creek, Arizona, 1873

Looking across the Colorado River to mouth of Paria Creek, Arizona, 18...

Title from National Archives and Records Administration record. Possibly part of geographical and geological explorations and surveys west of the 100th meridian by the War Dept., Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army in 1873.

Mouth and bar of Pearl River, Sandwich Ids., sections of proposed channel.

Mouth and bar of Pearl River, Sandwich Ids., sections of proposed chan...

"Showing the quantity of excavation that will be required to make a channel for navigation through the bar that shall be 600 ft. wide and 26 ft. deep at low water." "Note: These sections are taken on the red li... more

Cartoon showing Ulysses S. Grant, as an acrobat, on trapeze "third term," holding on to "whiskey ring" and "Navy ring," with strap "corruption" in his mouth, holding up other acrobats, Shepard, George M. Robeson, William W. Belknap, Murphy, Williams, and Orville E. Babcock / J. Keppler.
Bird's-eye view of the Mississippi River : from the mouth of the Missouri to the Gulf of Mexico, 1884 /

Bird's-eye view of the Mississippi River : from the mouth of the Misso...

Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north to the upper left. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Picnic along shore of lake, near mouth of Socateau [River]

Picnic along shore of lake, near mouth of Socateau [River]

Group of men and women picnicing on shore of lake near the mouth of the Socateau River, Maine.

[Alexander Graham Bell swimming, his head above water, with cigar in his mouth]

[Alexander Graham Bell swimming, his head above water, with cigar in h...

Forms part of: Gilbert H. Grosvenor Collection of Photographs of the Alexander Graham Bell Family (Library of Congress).

Picnic dinner: on shore of Lake, near mouth [of] Socateau

Picnic dinner: on shore of Lake, near mouth [of] Socateau

Group of men and women sitting at table, eating, near the Socateau River, Maine.

[Dog in hat, ruff, and pipe in mouth, begging]

[Dog in hat, ruff, and pipe in mouth, begging]

Title devised by cataloger. No publication information. (DLC/PP-1939:0060). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress).

Miss Margaret Motti: taken in woods near mouth [of] Socateau

Miss Margaret Motti: taken in woods near mouth [of] Socateau

Margaret Motti, full-length portrait, facing left, standing among ferns and trees near the Socateau River.

[General view and mouth of the Seine, Havre, France]

[General view and mouth of the Seine, Havre, France]

Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., Catalogue J foreign section, Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Publishing Company, 1905. Print no. "8032". Forms part of: Views of architecture, monuments, and other sites in Franc... more

[Bird with lizard in mouth, fox looking on]

[Bird with lizard in mouth, fox looking on]

Title devised by cataloger. No publication information. (DLC/PP-1938:0056, DLC/PP-1938:0066, DLC/PP-1938:0071, or DLC/PP-1938:0079). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress).

[Mouth of the Brenta and Brenta Group, Tyrol, Austro-Hungary]

[Mouth of the Brenta and Brenta Group, Tyrol, Austro-Hungary]

Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., Catalogue J foreign section, Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Publishing Company, 1905. Print no. "9334". Forms part of: Views of the Austro-Hungarian Empire in the Photochrom pri... more

[Mouth of the Dart with castle, Dartmouth, England]

[Mouth of the Dart with castle, Dartmouth, England]

Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., Catalogue J foreign section, Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Publishing Company, 1905. Print no. "10103". More information about the Photochrom Print Collection is available at h... more

Admiral Porter's fleet at the mouth of the Yazoo

Admiral Porter's fleet at the mouth of the Yazoo

Print shows the Union vessels under the command of Admiral David D. Porter at the mouth of the Yazoo River, Mississippi, December 1862. Title from item. Illus. in: Harper's pictorial history of the Civil War / ... more

Locomotive in mouth of tunnel - Manawatu Gorge

Locomotive in mouth of tunnel - Manawatu Gorge

Photographic print made by LC from Jackson's vintage glass negative. Gift; Colorado Historical Society; 1949. Forms part of: Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942. World's Transportation Commission photograph colle... more

[Mexico - Railroad scenes: locomotive #124 in mouth of tunnel, Temaposa Canon]

[Mexico - Railroad scenes: locomotive #124 in mouth of tunnel, Temapos...

Photo by W.H. Jackson. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

[Eugene Ysaÿe, half-length portrait, standing, facing right, with cigar in mouth]

[Eugene Ysaÿe, half-length portrait, standing, facing right, with ciga...

Autographed, with presentation to Marie Cryder, 1905. Copyright by A. Dupont, N.Y.

Unloading Yukon outfits at mouth of Stickeen River, Alaska

Unloading Yukon outfits at mouth of Stickeen River, Alaska

Steamboat LOUISE and large tent in foregrd. Photo copyrighted by Winter & Pond. No. 390. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Gold Rush in Yukon; Geogr.; Steamboats.

A cloud of smoke was pouring out of the tunnel's mouth

A cloud of smoke was pouring out of the tunnel's mouth

(DLC/PP-1956:0029). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: "A Boy's Recollection of the Great Chicago Fire" by Charles F.W. Mielatz, St. Nicholas 35:1000 (Oct. 1898).

[A Camp of skin tents at the mouth of the Coppermine River, Northwest Territories, Canada]

[A Camp of skin tents at the mouth of the Coppermine River, Northwest ...

Group of Eskimo(?) men, women, and children among tents. Photo by National Museum of Canada. Frank and Frances Carpenter Collection.

Tadousac Landing and mouth of the Saguenay River

Tadousac Landing and mouth of the Saguenay River

Copyright 1901 by Detroit Photographic Co. Title from item. Caption for similar image (LC-D4-12778) lists title as: Tadousac [sic] landing, St. Lawrence River, Quebec. Detroit Publishing Co. no. "53666". Forms ... more

[Lewis and Clark at the mouth of the Columbia River] 1805

[Lewis and Clark at the mouth of the Columbia River] 1805

Halftone repro. of drawing by Frederic Remington in Collier's Magazine, 1906 May 12. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: PI; Expeditions...; Shelf. Oregon?

Mouth of Wood River where barge canal will enter Oneida Lake, Sylvan Beach, N.Y.

Mouth of Wood River where barge canal will enter Oneida Lake, Sylvan B...

Postcard shows a building, a tree lined water front and people including a young boy.

Mouth of Blue Earth river

Mouth of Blue Earth river

Postcard shows view of the mouth of the Blue Earth River with railroad bridge and island visible. H111592 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item.

Always look a gift-horse in the mouth / K.

Always look a gift-horse in the mouth / K.

Illustration shows Nelson W. Aldrich standing next to a horse labeled "Central Bank" which he is apparently offering to Uncle Sam who is inspecting the horse's teeth labeled "Wall St. Interests". Title from ite... more

Catalina Island, Calif. 1909(?) Johna Jr. sitting in the mouth of one of two Jew fish [hanging from ropes]

Catalina Island, Calif. 1909(?) Johna Jr. sitting in the mouth of one ...

Photoprint copyrighted by P.V. Reyes, Avalon, Calif. This record contains unverified data from caption card.

[Big Mouth Spring]

[Big Mouth Spring]

Big Mouth Spring, three-quarter length portrait, standing, facing right, braids, one feather, beaded buckskin shirt, decorated scalp lock on right shoulder, black silk neckerchief.

Astoria, Oregon, looking out the mouth of the Columbia River

Astoria, Oregon, looking out the mouth of the Columbia River

J173033 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright deposit; Frank Woodfield; September 5, 1912.

Mouth of the Columbia River from Taylor's Astoria, Or.

Mouth of the Columbia River from Taylor's Astoria, Or.

J181216 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright deposit; Frank Woodfield; May 7, 1913.

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