Library Of Congress
Library Of CongressPublic Domain ArchivePart of PICRYL.com. Not developed or endorsed by the Library of Congress
39,587 media by topicpage 1 of 396
Wie de jenigen so in der Carlsburg hinderlassen in Hungersnoht gehhalten

Wie de jenigen so in der Carlsburg hinderlassen in Hungersnoht gehhalt...

Admiral Jean Ribaut and his men land in Florida, paddling canoe in river with crocodiles and islands ot site of Fort Caroline where Indian king Ouade and his brother Covexis accept their petition for food. By T... more

Eine Cracke von S. Thome Wirdt...

Eine Cracke von S. Thome Wirdt...

Dutch? naval battle. Engraving by Thodor de Bry. Illus. in: Theodor de Bry, India Orientalis (Peregrination in India), 1605, part 7, plate XII. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Capti... more

Kurtze erzehlung dess starcken Schloss Cronnenburg im Sund vnd wie solcehs den 6. (16.) Septemb. diese 1658 Jahrs von den Schweden vnderm Commando dess Reichs Admirals Wrangel erobert worden

Kurtze erzehlung dess starcken Schloss Cronnenburg im Sund vnd wie sol...

Print shows ships approaching the castle of Kronborg in Helsingør, Denmark which was under siege in September 1658 from the Swedish general Carl Gustav Wrangel during war between Sweden and Denmark. Title from ... more

[Ironclad vessel with rudder and paddlewheel]

[Ironclad vessel with rudder and paddlewheel]

Illus. in: Gaspar Schott, Technica Curiosa, 1664, pl. 30, opp. p. 388. Reference copy may be in LOT 7007. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Marine engineering; ... more

De stadt Nyborg veroverdt door de Hr. Michiel de Ruiter, en 't slaan der Zweeden. Door de Deenen en der selfver bontgenooten op den 25 Nov. 1659 Stoopendael sculp

De stadt Nyborg veroverdt door de Hr. Michiel de Ruiter, en 't slaan d...

Print shows the liberation of Nyborg, Denmark, by the Dutch fleet under the command of Vice-Admiral Michiel de Ruyter; shows a bird's-eye view of the walled city of Nyborg in the upper left with the Danish army... more

Carte de la Louisiane cours du Mississipi [i.e. Mississippi] et pais voisins : dediée à M. le Comte de Maurepas, ministre et secretaire d'etat commandeur des ordres du roy /

Carte de la Louisiane cours du Mississipi [i.e. Mississippi] et pais v...

Covers United States west of Rio Grande River. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Paris. Phillips. Maps of America. Includes notes. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ima... more

A front view of the lines taken from the advanced post near Browns house

A front view of the lines taken from the advanced post near Browns hou...

Print shows two cheval-de-frise and two buildings in the middle distance. Title from item. Illus. in: The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Britain, by Joseph F.W. Des Barres, .... more

A view of the harbour of Boston taken from Fort Hill

A view of the harbour of Boston taken from Fort Hill

Print shows tents and wooden fence in foreground and Boston Harbor in the background. Title from item. Illus. in: The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Britain, by Joseph F.W. D... more

Boston from Willis Creek / Wm. Pierre delin.

Boston from Willis Creek / Wm. Pierre delin.

Print shows distant view of Boston from across river. Title from item. Illus. in: The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Britain, by Joseph F.W. Des Barres, .... London : 1777-17... more

Commodore Hopkins, commander in chief of the American Fleet

Commodore Hopkins, commander in chief of the American Fleet

Print shows Esek Hopkins, three-quarter length portrait, wearing uniform, standing, facing front, with sword drawn during naval engagement; ships in background display "Dont tread upon me" and "Liberty Tree - A... more

The conference between the brothers how to get rich

The conference between the brothers how to get rich

Print shows Admiral Richard Howe and General William Howe seated at a table discussing how to profit from the war in America. The Devil stands between them and answers their question, "... [H]ow shall we get ri... more

[Views of the coastline of New York, Long Island, Staten Island, and the lighthouse on Sandy Hook, New Jersey]

[Views of the coastline of New York, Long Island, Staten Island, and t...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Britain, by Joseph F.W. Des Barres, .... London : 1777-1781. This record contains unverified, ol... more

New York, with the entrance of the North and East rivers

New York, with the entrance of the North and East rivers

Print shows distant view of New York City at the confluence of the North and East rivers. Title from item. Illus. in: The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Britain, by Joseph F.... more

[Views from offshore of the New England coastline and islands at the entrance to Boston Harbor]

[Views from offshore of the New England coastline and islands at the e...

Prints show distant views of Castle Island and Governor's Island in Boston Harbor, hills along the southeast coast of Maine, and the entrance to Boston Harbor. Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: The Atl... more

Admiral Keppel

Admiral Keppel

Print shows Augustus Keppel Viscount Keppel, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right in oval draped with banner. Title from item. Illus. in: The London magazine, 1778 (July), p. 291. Published in: The America... more

Robert Rogers - commandeur der Americaner

Robert Rogers - commandeur der Americaner

Print shows Robert Rogers, half-length portrait, wearing military uniform, standing, facing slightly left, with musket nestled in crook of left elbow, and Native American standing in the background. Title from ... more

Commodore Hopkins - commandeur en chef der Amerj: flotte

Commodore Hopkins - commandeur en chef der Amerj: flotte

Print shows Esek Hopkins, three-quarter length portrait, wearing uniform, standing, facing front, with sword drawn during naval engagement. Title from item. Illus. in: Geschichte der kriege in und ausser Europa... more

Admiral Byron

Admiral Byron

John Byron, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front, in medallion. Engraved for Murray's History of the American War. Illus. in: An impartial history of the present war in America; containing an account of it... more

[Egmont harbor - a distant view, Prince Edward Island]

[Egmont harbor - a distant view, Prince Edward Island]

Print showing a distant view of Egmont Harbor, Prince Edward Island, from chart of Egmont Harbor. Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Grea... more

Hell in triumph or The devil has got his own / Peepo Mellico, scratchavit.

Hell in triumph or The devil has got his own / Peepo Mellico, scratcha...

Print shows Sir Hugh Palliser, a naval admiral and accuser of Admiral Augustus Keppel following the inconclusive battle off the coast of Ushant in 1778, being pulled off a cliff by demons toward the open mouth ... more

A view of Boston

A view of Boston

Print shows ships in Boston Harbor, with distant view of the city. Title from item. Illus. in: The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Britain, by Joseph F.W. Des Barres, .... Lon... more

The sea fight between Keppel and d'Orvilliers

The sea fight between Keppel and d'Orvilliers

Print shows a depiction of the naval engagement between the British fleet under Admiral Keppel and the French fleet under Count d'Orvilliers; framed with elaborate border. Title from item. Engraved for Cowley's... more

[Views from offshore of islands in the Bay of Fundy and the entrance to the Saint John River on the mainland]

[Views from offshore of islands in the Bay of Fundy and the entrance t...

Prints show distant views of The Wolves, a cluster of islands off New Brunswick in the Bay of Fundy, Grand Manan Island, and the entrance to the Saint John River, with ships passing in the foreground. Title dev... more

Admiral Keppel

Admiral Keppel

Print shows Augustus Keppel Viscount Keppel, head-and-shoulders portrait, wearing uniform, left profile, in oval. Title from item. Engraved for Murrays History of the American War. Illus. in: An impartial histo... more

The north point of Grandmanan Island in the Bay Fundy bearing E.N.E. distant two leagues

The north point of Grandmanan Island in the Bay Fundy bearing E.N.E. d...

Print shows ships passing cliffs at the north point of Grand Manan Island, New Brunswick. Title from item. Illus. in: The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Britain, by Joseph F.... more

Robert [i.e., Esek] Hopkins, Esqr., commodore of the American sea forces

Robert [i.e., Esek] Hopkins, Esqr., commodore of the American sea forc...

Print shows Esek Hopkins, full-length portrait, wearing military uniform, holding sword at left side, two pistols in his belt. He is standing on shore, pointing to his left, with ships in the background. Title ... more

Light house S.W.b.S. 1 mile distant

Light house S.W.b.S. 1 mile distant

Print is oval insert on a chart of Halifax Harbor showing the lighthouse at Halifax, Nova Scotia. Title from item. Illus. in: The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Britain, by J... more

Virginia Council, April 19, 1781, Invasion by British Navy; Extract from Journals
View of Port George taken from the top of Binney Isle

View of Port George taken from the top of Binney Isle

Print showing a distant view of the harbor, with trees in the foreground, at Port George, Nova Scotia. Title from item. Illus. in: The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Britain,... more

The late auction at St. Eustatia - by R-- & V--

The late auction at St. Eustatia - by R-- & V--

Print shows the interior of an auction house where Admiral Rodney and General John Vaughan are disposing property seized from citizens on the island of Saint Eustatius which the British captured from the Dutch.

Commodore Hopkins / R. Pollard sc.

Commodore Hopkins / R. Pollard sc.

Print shows Esek Hopkins, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left, wearing military uniform, in oval. Title from item. Engraved for Murray's History of the American War. Illus. in: An impartial history of the ... more

Wonders wonders wonders & wonders - dedicated to the wonderfull wonderfull wonderer

Wonders wonders wonders & wonders - dedicated to the wonderfull wonder...

Print shows Britannia and America, several British ministers, and King George III, they appear as couples shaking hands, except for the central figure of three. Standing on the left is Britannia with the Britis... more

To the right honble. Lord Rodney admiral of the White, vice admiral of Great Britain, Commander in Chief of his majesties fleet in the West Indies, this view of the glorious & signal victory obtain'd over the French fleet ... is most respectfuly offered by his lordships most obedt. & very humble servant Thomas Walker Lieut. 2d Battn. 60th light Infantry / Thos. Walker delin. ; Jno. Wells sculp.

To the right honble. Lord Rodney admiral of the White, vice admiral of...

Print shows the British fleet under Lord Rodney breaking the line of the French fleet under Count de Grasse; the French fleet "thrown into confusion" and attempting "to form a new line" with the British fleet b... more

St. Lucia in the West Indies taken possession of by Admiral Barrington Monsieur de Micoud and the inhabitants having capitulated the 30th of December, 1778, being the day after Count d'Estaign left the island much disconcerted / Hamilton delin. ; Thornton sculp.

St. Lucia in the West Indies taken possession of by Admiral Barrington...

Print shows six ships in line flying the French flag, however, appears to be disembarking British troops who are about to take possession of the island after the French have withdrawn. Title from item. Engraved... more

A British sailor offering a sword to an unarmed Spanish officer to defend himself, at the attack of Fort Omoa, which was taken by escalade, on the 20 of Octr. 1779, under the command of Captn. Dalrymmple and Commodore Lutterell / Hamilton delin. ; Thornton sculp.

A British sailor offering a sword to an unarmed Spanish officer to def...

Title from item. Engraved for Barnard's New complete & authentic history of England. Illus. in: The new, comprehensive and complete history of England : ... / By Edward Barnard, esq., assisted by ... Mr. Millar... more

A block for the wigs - or, the new state whirligig

A block for the wigs - or, the new state whirligig

Cartoon shows a carousel on which sit government ministers Charles Fox, Lord North, Edmund Burke and Admiral Keppel. Beam in the center of the carousel platform is a pillar topped by a bust of King George III, ... more

Catherine "Kitty" Floyd, bust portrait miniature, facing slightly right

Catherine "Kitty" Floyd, bust portrait miniature, facing slightly righ...

Gold-cased oval portrait miniature in velvet-lined container. Presented to the Library of Congress on June 15, 1977, by Rear Admiral Schuyler N. Pyne, U.S.N. Retired, of Annapolis, Md., a descendant of Catherine Floyd.

St. Lucia in the West Indies taken possession of by Admiral Barrington, Monsieur de Micoud and the inhabitants having capitulated the 30th of December, 1778, being the day after Count d'Estaign left the island much disconcerted Hamilton delin. ; Thornton sculp

St. Lucia in the West Indies taken possession of by Admiral Barrington...

Print shows six ships in line flying the French flag, however, appears to be disembarking British troops who are about to take possession of the island after the French have withdrawn. At the bottom, shows an o... more

Prise de l'Isle de la Grenade gravé par Godefroy de l'Academie Impériale et Royale de Vienne &c

Prise de l'Isle de la Grenade gravé par Godefroy de l'Academie Impéria...

Print shows a French invasion force, under the command of Admiral Charles Hector, comte D'Estaing, capturing an artillery battery abandoned by a small contingent of British soldiers on the island of Grenada in ... more

Lord Robert Manners mortally wounded, on board the Resolution, in the memorable engagement between Admiral Rodney & Count de Grasse, in the West Indies, the 12th of April 1782 / Metz delin. ; Grignion sculp.

Lord Robert Manners mortally wounded, on board the Resolution, in the ...

Print shows a group of sailors attending to Lord Robert Manners during battle between the British fleet and the French fleet in the West Indies. Title from item. Engraved for Raymond's history of England. Illus... more

Adml. Kempenfelt

Adml. Kempenfelt

Print shows Admiral Richard Kempenfelt (1718-1782), head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly left, wearing uniform, in oval on pedestal with nameplate.

Count de Grasse, the French admiral, resigning his sword to Admiral Rodney, after being defeated by that gallant commander in the West Indies, on April 12th 1782 / Metz delin. ; Fiegl sculp.

Count de Grasse, the French admiral, resigning his sword to Admiral Ro...

Title from item. Engraved for Raymond's history of England. Illus. in: A new, universal and impartial history of England ... to the spring of the year 1784 ... / by George Frederick Raymond, Esq.... London : Pr... more

Admiral Parker / Birrell sculp.

Admiral Parker / Birrell sculp.

Print shows Sir Peter Parker, head-and-shoulders portrait, right profile, wearing naval uniform; medallion on pedestal with name plate. Title from item. Illus. in: History of the war with America, France, Spain... more

Admiral Hughes

Admiral Hughes

Print shows Admiral Edward Hughes, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right; medallion on pedestal. Illus. in: History of the war with America, France, Spain, and Holland : commencing in 1775 and ending in 178... more

By George Clinton. Governor of the State of New York. General, and commander in chief of all the militia, and admiral of the Navy of the same. A proclamation. Whereas a proclamation of the President of the United States of America, dated the twe

By George Clinton. Governor of the State of New York. General, and com...

On recto, Copy 2: Duplicate. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 1... more

The caneing in Conduit Street. Dedicated to the flag officers of the British Navy

The caneing in Conduit Street. Dedicated to the flag officers of the B...

Caricature showing a stout naval officer attacked by Lord Camelford, who says, "Give me satisfction, rascal! Draw your sword..." Captain Vancouver replies, "Murder! Murder! ..." The print may reflect the growin... more

His excellency George Washington lieut. genl. of the armies of the United States of America F. Bartoli pinx. ; J. Galland sculp

His excellency George Washington lieut. genl. of the armies of the Uni...

Print shows George Washington, half-length portrait, seated, facing right, wearing military uniform; he is holding his sword with his right arm, which is resting on the arm of a chair, and is holding a paper in... more

His excellency George Washington lieut. genl. of the armies of the United States of America F. Bartoli pinx. ; J. Galland sculp

His excellency George Washington lieut. genl. of the armies of the Uni...

Print shows George Washington, half-length portrait, seated, facing right, wearing military uniform; he is holding his sword with his right arm, which is resting on the arm of a chair, and is holding a paper in... more

In Senate of the United States, April 26th, 1802. The Committee to whom was referred the bill, entitled "An act making an appropriation for the support of the navy of the United States for the year one thousand eight hundred and two," having con

In Senate of the United States, April 26th, 1802. The Committee to who...

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 226, Folder 40.

A perspective view of the loss of the U.S. frigate Philadelphia in which is represented her relative position to the Tripolitan gunboats ...

A perspective view of the loss of the U.S. frigate Philadelphia in whi...

Photograph shows Tripolitan gun boats firing on the U.S.S. Philadelphia and during the Tripolitan Wars, 1803. Title from item. Original engraving by Charles Denoon not in LC collection, which has only a blac... more

Lindos, ent[ra]nc[e] to Admirals pen from Greenwich, Jamaica

Lindos, ent[ra]nc[e] to Admirals pen from Greenwich, Jamaica

Drawing shows two enormous trees in front of a gated field with a house, trees, and mountains in the background; a man sits under a tree and a woman carries objects on her head in the foreground.

[Steam engine, Washington Navy Yard, Washington, D.C. Plan - flue, fly wheel, cistern, etc.]

[Steam engine, Washington Navy Yard, Washington, D.C. Plan - flue, fly...

Inscriptions on recto: "Plan. " "September 28th 1808" "28." Delineator: James Smallwood. (Source: The Engineering Drawings of Benjamin Henry Latrobe, New Haven, Conn. : Published for the Maryland Historica... more

[Scene with windmill on right, Brooklyn Navy Yard to left]

[Scene with windmill on right, Brooklyn Navy Yard to left]

(DLC/PP-1995:140.256) Philadelphia Print Shop Inventory no. 256. Title from item. Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection (Library of Congress).

James Lawrence Esqr. late of the United States Navy / Stuart pinxt ; Rollinson sct.

James Lawrence Esqr. late of the United States Navy / Stuart pinxt ; R...

Print shows James Lawrence, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left, wearing military uniform. Title from item. Published in the Analectic Magazine, 1813 Dec. The Library has two impressions one mounted on wov... more

Tuesday, September 21st, (noon.) Most glorious news. Copy of a letter from Com. Perry to the Secretary of the Navy. U. S. Brig. Niagara, off the Western Sister, Head of Lake Erie, Sept. 10, 1813, 4 P. M. [Washington 1813].

Tuesday, September 21st, (noon.) Most glorious news. Copy of a letter ...

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 190, Folder 26.

Cash in hand, occassioned by the capture of the British Packet Swallow. by Commodore Rodgers, with 260,000 dollars, in gold and silver on board. Boston printed by Nathaniel Coverly, Jun. Corner Theatre-Alley [1813].

Cash in hand, occassioned by the capture of the British Packet Swallow...

Positive Photostat.; War of 1812 ballad.; Verse. 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 5... more

Commodore Rodgers, arrived! Boston Gazette-office. Monday morning 9 o'clock. More agreeable news. We have the pleasure of announcing that Com. Rodgers after a cruise of five months, has arrived at Newport, having taken, destroyed and ransomed 27

Commodore Rodgers, arrived! Boston Gazette-office. Monday morning 9 o'...

Imprint 2.; Title. 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 50, Folder 4.

United States & Macedonian

United States & Macedonian

Preliminary drawing for an oil painting showing the sea battle between the USS United States, under the command of Stephen Decatur, and HMS Macedonian off the coast of Maderia on October 25, 1812. Title from it... more

[Cuts] A happy new-year to Commodore Rodgers, or, Huzza for the president and Congress. A song composed on the arrival of those frigates in Boston yesterday, (December 31, 1812,) with a good supply of the Ready Rhino [Boston] Printed by N. Cover

[Cuts] A happy new-year to Commodore Rodgers, or, Huzza for the presid...

Positive Photostat.; Verse. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 50,... more

A complete list of the American navy. showing the name, number of guns, commander's name, and station of each vessel, to October, 1813- Including those on the lakes. [1813].

A complete list of the American navy. showing the name, number of guns...

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 228, Folder 18.

Ship United States

Ship United States

Detail drawing showing how the hull of the USS United States, under the command of Stephen Decatur, sails in the water.

The troops disembarking to attack Fort Oswego, under the command of Genl. Drummond and Sir T. Yeo, Lake Ontario, May the 6th 1814 / / By Capt. Steele. 2d. Battn. Royal Marines

The troops disembarking to attack Fort Oswego, under the command of Ge...

Seascape drawing shows British sailors leaving their ships and rowing toward Fort Oswego on Lake Ontario during the War of 1812. The 2nd battalion of the Royal Marines, under Lieutenant General Sir George Gordo... more

Capture of Washington [Cut] On Wednesday, August 24, there was a severe action at Bladensburgh, six miles from the Capitol. "Baltimore has acquired immortal honor by the brave resistance of Commodore Barney, his sailors and the bold volunteers."

Capture of Washington [Cut] On Wednesday, August 24, there was a sever...

Positive Photostat.; Verse.; War of 1812- Ballads. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Co... more

Thomas MacDonough U.S.N.

Thomas MacDonough U.S.N.

Print shows Commodore Thomas MacDonough, half-length portrait in uniform. Title from item. Engraving by J.B. Forrest from the original by J.W. Jarvis. Illustrated in: The national portrait gallery of distinguis... more

[Napoleon I boards the Bellerophon to surrender] / Baugean delt. & sculpt.

[Napoleon I boards the Bellerophon to surrender] / Baugean delt. & scu...

Print shows a view of the HMS Bellerophon from the aft with a rowboat drawn along the starboard side and Napoleon I climbing stairs to board the ship in order to surrender to the British and Captain Frederick L... more

This representation of the battle on Lake Erie is respectfully inscribed to Commodore Perry, his officers and gallant crews, by their humble servant James Webster - second view / drawn by Sully and Kearney ; etched by C. Tiebout ; & engraved by G. Murray ; printed by Rogers and Esler.

This representation of the battle on Lake Erie is respectfully inscrib...

Print shows many ships from the stern engaged in battle on Lake Erie. Title from item. Entered according to Act of Congress the 26 July 1815 by Murray, Draper, Fairman & Co., and J. Webster of the State of Pennsylvania.

Constitution's escape from the British squadron after a chase of sixty hours / M. Cornè p. ; W. Hoogland sc.

Constitution's escape from the British squadron after a chase of sixty...

Print shows rowboats towing the USS Constitution away from the British fleet as the British frigate Belvidera fires it's cannons. In the background, rowboats tow the British frigate Shannon. Other ships in the ... more

Enterprise and Boxer

Enterprise and Boxer

Print shows the American warship Enterprise engaged in battle with HMS Boxer. In decorative border with anchors, American flags, ship rigging, an eagle, and cameo portraits of two ships. Title from item.

Triumphant return of the American squadron, under Com. Bainbridge from the Mediterranean, 1815

Triumphant return of the American squadron, under Com. Bainbridge from...

Women on temple in water greeting sailors in boat, Boston(?). After drawing by E. Tisdale. Illus. in: The Naval Temple. Boston,1816. Title page. Ref. copy may be in SSF (Gr) - NAVY, U.S. 1815. This record conta... more

Struck with the gallantry, skill, and decision, displayed by Sir Philip Bowes Vere Broke, Baronet, K.C.B. Commander of his Majesty's ship, the Shannon, in the attack, boarding, and capture of the American frigate, the Chesapeake ... / manufactured by S. Hougham & Co. ; Henry Meyer execudit.

Struck with the gallantry, skill, and decision, displayed by Sir Phili...

Print shows a design for a silver plateau containing laurels, Nereids, Triton, Neptune, Liberty, Victory, Commerce, and Britannia encircling HMS Shannon at sea. Title from item.

First view of Com. Perry's victory / M. Cornè ; W.B. Annin sc.

First view of Com. Perry's victory / M. Cornè ; W.B. Annin sc.

Print shows American warships under the command of Admiral Oliver Hazard Perry, firing on British warships during the Battle of Lake Erie. Title from item. Printed above image: Engraved for the Naval Monument. ... more

Second view of Com. Perry's victory / M. Cornè p. ; W.B. Annin sc.

Second view of Com. Perry's victory / M. Cornè p. ; W.B. Annin sc.

Print shows American warships under the command of Admiral Oliver Hazard Perry, firing on British warships during the Battle of Lake Erie. Title from item. Printed above image: Engraved for the Naval Monument. ... more

The king's friend boarded at sea, or the wife defeating her enemies

The king's friend boarded at sea, or the wife defeating her enemies

Cartoon showing Mrs. Rowley, in a military uniform, discovering Admiral Rowley rising from bed where another woman lies sleeping. Forms part of: British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).

Tribute to departed worth

Tribute to departed worth

Print showing Liberty and Freedom aside a funerary monument to Oliver H. Perry. Shows the stern of his ship "Lawrence", a bald eagle, cannons and cannonballs, tridents, military banners and the American flag. T... more

Navy yard, Washington, February 26, 1819. The opinion which had been entertained, that such of the inhabitants of the District and its vicinity, as also such strangers who are now sojourning with us, as may be desirous of seeing the Launch of th

Navy yard, Washington, February 26, 1819. The opinion which had been e...

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 191, Folder 6.

The Rt. Honble. George Lord Anson, Baron of Soberton, ... J. Reynolds pinxt. ; J. McArdell fecit

The Rt. Honble. George Lord Anson, Baron of Soberton, ... J. Reynolds ...

Print shows George Anson, Lord Anson, Baron of Soberton, three-quarter length portrait, standing, facing slightly right, with right hand on hip and with hat under his left arm; ship in the background. Includes ... more

Noctua, Corvus, Crater, Sextans Uraniæ, Hydra, Felis, Lupus, Centaurus, Antlia Pneumatica, Argo Navis, and Pyxis Nautica / Sidy. Hall, sculpt.

Noctua, Corvus, Crater, Sextans Uraniæ, Hydra, Felis, Lupus, Centaurus...

Astronomical chart showing an owl, raven, ornate bowl, sextant, snake, cat, wolf, centaur, air pump, and a ship forming the constellations. Illus. in: Urania's mirror, 1825, pl. 32.

U.S. Reports: Josefa Segunda, 23 U.S. (10 Wheat.) 312 (1825)

U.S. Reports: Josefa Segunda, 23 U.S. (10 Wheat.) 312 (1825)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 23; Wheaton Volume 10; February Term, 1825; Josefa Segunda. Roberts and others, Claimants, The

U.S. Reports: Cox and Dick v. the United States, 31 U.S. (6 Pet.) 172 (1832)

U.S. Reports: Cox and Dick v. the United States, 31 U.S. (6 Pet.) 172 ...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 31; Peters Volume 6; January Term, 1832; Nathaniel Cox, Nathaniel and James Dick, Plaintiffs in Error v. the United States, Defendants in Error

U.S. Reports: United States v. Fillebrown, 32 U.S. (7 Pet.) 28 (1833)

U.S. Reports: United States v. Fillebrown, 32 U.S. (7 Pet.) 28 (1833)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 32; Peters Volume 7; January Term, 1833; United States, Plaintiffs in Error v. Thomas Fillebrown, Jun., The

U.S. Reports: United States v. Macdaniel, 32 U.S. (7 Pet.) 1 (1833)

U.S. Reports: United States v. Macdaniel, 32 U.S. (7 Pet.) 1 (1833)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 32; Peters Volume 7; January Term, 1833; United States, Plaintiffs in Error v. George Macdaniel, The

The National barber

The National barber

Print shows a sailor, identitied elsewhere as Samuel W. Dewey, having sawn the head of Andrew Jackson off the figurehead of the U.S.S. Constitution, passes it to another sailor awaiting in a rowboat alongside t... more

Capture of the Guerriere by the Constitution / T. Birch A.C.S.A. ; D. Kimberly sc.

Capture of the Guerriere by the Constitution / T. Birch A.C.S.A. ; D. ...

Print shows the Constitution, in the background, firing on the wreckage of the HMS Guerriere, the last remaining mast is falling, in the aftermath of the battle between the two ships. Title from item. Printed b... more

William Bainbridge, U.S.N. / painted by J.W. Jarvis ; engd by G. Parker.

William Bainbridge, U.S.N. / painted by J.W. Jarvis ; engd by G. Parke...

Print shows William Bainbridge, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front, wearing military uniform. Title from item. Published in: The national portrait gallery of distinguished Americans, vol. 3 / James Herri... more

The debilitated situation of a monarchal government . . .

The debilitated situation of a monarchal government . . .

A pointed comparison of French and American governments, prompted by events surrounding American efforts in 1836 to force France to honor spoliation claims for American shipping losses suffered during the Napol... more

Our country's flag! A new national song

Our country's flag! A new national song

Cover illustration for a patriotic song composed by George F. Cole, copyrighted in 1836. A young American seaman, holding an American flag with his right hand and raising his hat aloft with his left, stands on... more

Navy Yard, Brooklyn - for the Ladies' Companion / drawn by Lundie.

Navy Yard, Brooklyn - for the Ladies' Companion / drawn by Lundie.

Print shows a group of people standing on a decayed section of the docks at the Navy Yard in Brooklyn, New York. Title from item. Illus. in: The Ladies' Companion.... New York : W.W. Snowden, v. 5, (1836 July),... more

Library Of Congress

The objects in this archive are from Library of Congress - the nation’s first established cultural institution and the largest library in the world, with millions of items including books, recordings, photographs, maps and manuscripts in its collections. The Library provides Congress, the federal government and the American people with a rich, diverse and enduring source of knowledge to inform, inspire and engage them and support their intellectual and creative endeavors.

Disclaimer: A work of the Library of Congress is "a work prepared by an officer or employee" of the federal government "as part of that person's official duties." In general, under section 105 of the Copyright Act, such works are not entitled to domestic copyright protection under U.S. law and are therefore in the public domain. This website is developed as a part of the world's largest public domain archive, PICRYL.com, and not developed or endorsed by the Library of Congress, https://www.picryl.com

Developed by GetArchive, 2015-2020