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New Yorke : 1695

New Yorke : 1695

Facsim. of ms. original in British Library. "By permission from the New York History Co." Original version: [1696?]. Includes index to points of interest. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site... more

A plan of the city of New York from an actual survey, anno Domini, M[D]CC,LV
[Map showing the Bowery Lane area of Manhattan.

[Map showing the Bowery Lane area of Manhattan.

Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown pictorially. In pencil: No. 33. Stamped on verso: John Montresor. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1084 Available also through the Libra... more

The south prospect of the city of New York in America

The south prospect of the city of New York in America

Print shows the waterfront on the south side of New York City with ships and boats in the foreground; prominent features numbered, legend not included.

A plan of the city of New-York & its environs to Greenwich, on the North or Hudsons River, and to Crown Point, on the East or Sound River, shewing the several streets, publick buildings, docks, fort & battery, with the true form & course of the commanding grounds, with and without the town.

A plan of the city of New-York & its environs to Greenwich, on the Nor...

Scale ca. 1:6,300. Dedicated "To the Honble. Thos. Gage ... " Relief shown by hachures. Includes text, index to points of interest, and inset "A chart of the entrance to New York from Sandy Hook, shewing the pr... more

A plan of the city of New-York & its environs to Greenwich, on the north or Hudsons River, and to Crown Point, on the east or Sound River, shewing the several streets, publick buildings, docks, fort & battery, with the true form & course of the commanding grounds, with and without the town.

A plan of the city of New-York & its environs to Greenwich, on the nor...

Scale ca. 1:6,300. Relief shown by hachures. Dedicated to Major Gen. Thos. Gage. Described in I. N. P. Stokes' Iconography of Manhattan Island. Includes descriptive note, "References," and inset of "A chart of ... more

A south east view of the city of New York, in North America Vue de sud est de la ville de New York, dans l'Amerique Septentrionale / / drawn on the spot by Thomas Howdell, of the Royal Artillery ; engraved by P. Canot.

A south east view of the city of New York, in North America Vue de sud...

Print shows two men sitting on a knoll under a tree in the foreground and a distant view of New York City with King's College, now Columbia University, the most prominent building visible.

[Powder horn with hand-drawn map of the Hudson River (above Albany), Mohawk River, Niagara region, and Lake Ontario in New York Province].

[Powder horn with hand-drawn map of the Hudson River (above Albany), M...

Untitled pictorial depiction of rivers and fortifications on conical powder horn. Present title devised by cataloguer. Manuscript: Black/brown inks on bovine horn, shellacked. Has pewter pouring spout attached ... more

Bunker's Hill on N. York Island

Bunker's Hill on N. York Island

Drawing shows distant view of wooded landscape with a few buildings.

[New York Island and East Jersey. Unfinished.

[New York Island and East Jersey. Unfinished.

Scale ca. 1:17,000. Title from manuscript catalog of the Peter Force map collection. Variant title in Philip Lee Phillips' A list of maps of America: Topography of upper part of Manhattan Island from about 85th... more

Plan of the works opposite Hell-Gate.

Plan of the works opposite Hell-Gate.

Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1153 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

A view of New York, Governors Island, the river &c. from Long Island

A view of New York, Governors Island, the river &c. from Long Island

Print shows a panoramic view of the battle of Long Island.

To His Excellency Sr. Henry Moore, Bart., captain general and governour in chief, in & over the Province of New York & the territories depending thereon in America, chancellor & vice admiral of the same. This plan of the city of New York, is most humbly inscribed,

To His Excellency Sr. Henry Moore, Bart., captain general and governou...

Scale ca. 1:5,000. "Survey'd in 1767." Shows ward boundaries. Includes numbered index to buildings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1107 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ... more

[New York Island. Military; unfinished.

[New York Island. Military; unfinished.

Scale ca. 1:9,500. Title from manuscript catalog of Peter Force map collection. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Shows fortifications and redoubts north of the vicinity of Hell Gate befor... 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.

Recens edita totius Novi Belgii, in America Septentrionali ... Neu Jorck sive Neu Amsterdam / / Tob. Conr. Lotteri.

Recens edita totius Novi Belgii, in America Septentrionali ... Neu Jor...

Print shows cartouche and ornament on map of the eastern seaboard of America; a procession of suppliants bearing gifts to present to a seated figure, possibly George III, also shows a bird's-eye view of New Yor... more

Old Jamaica Village

Old Jamaica Village

Cadastral map of Jamaica (Queens, N.Y.C.) as in late 18th cent. Shows buildings, lot lines, names of "quarters", and woods. At head of title: Map No. V. Imperfect: Rubber-stamped, removed from textual publicati... more

[Plan de New-York et des îles environnantes.

[Plan de New-York et des îles environnantes.

Scale ca. 1:10,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Title from manuscript label on verso as originally mounted. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows fortifications. LC Maps of Nort... more

Incendie de New-York / dessiné par le Barbier peintre du Roi ; gravé par L. Halbou sculp.

Incendie de New-York / dessiné par le Barbier peintre du Roi ; gravé p...

Print shows a riot in New York City and several buildings on fire.

The Metropolitan Sanitary Fair - the art gallery

The Metropolitan Sanitary Fair - the art gallery

Illustration shows people viewing paintings at event in New York City to raise money for the Civil War; page also includes poem "Dead" by Theo. P. Cook and beginning of story "Maritana" by Lizzie Campbell. Titl... more

New York from Brooklyn

New York from Brooklyn

Bird's-eye view with Brooklyn Bridge on right. Copyright by Irving Underhill. No. D-420.

A description of a view of New York, now exhibiting at the Panorama, Leicester Square GD sc

A description of a view of New York, now exhibiting at the Panorama, L...

Print shows a panorama of New York City in two plates with views of Chatham Street and Broadway, with the Hudson and East Rivers in the background of the first (top) block, as well as the bay with "Bedlow's Isl... more

A gone case. A scene in Wall-Street

A gone case. A scene in Wall-Street

A comic scene representing two New York city political factions, the Whigs and the radical Democrats (or "Loco Focos"), as scuffling newsboys. The scene takes place before the half-built Customs House, where se... more

A Democratic voter

A Democratic voter

The artist satirizes the split in party loyalties between the Locofoco and Tammany factions of New York City Democrats. In particular he belittles the Irish immigrants widely recruited by the party at the time... more

The would-be mayor preparing to quell a riot

The would-be mayor preparing to quell a riot

A disparaging portrayal of New York Tammany Democrats and their candidate for mayor in the April 1837 municipal elections. Here the angular, aristocratic candidate John J. Morgan presents a striking contrast to... more

Triumphal procession of the eagle and other birds, at the April election 1837

Triumphal procession of the eagle and other birds, at the April electi...

A parade of jubilant New York City Whigs, led by successful mayoral candidate Aaron Clark (at right, with walking stick). Clark, who defeated Tammany candidate John J. Morgan in the Spring election, walks arm-i... more

Going the whole hog

Going the whole hog

Martin Van Buren's New York political favorites are represented as piglets suckled by a giant sow "The Empire State." The artist's pointed reference is to the exploitation of New York State by the President and... more

Loco Foco expresses

Loco Foco expresses

A commentary on the Whigs' disappointment of "Loco Foco" Democratic expectations in the New York municipal elections of spring 1838. Successful Whig mayoral candidate Aaron Clark holds two horses by their tails... more

How to make the mare/Mayor go

How to make the mare/Mayor go

Another satire on the 1838 New York mayoral contest, this time suggesting collusion between Whig candidate and incumbent mayor Aaron Clark and conservative Democrat Richard Riker. Here Clark sits on his stalled... more

Loco Foco scramble for collectors licenses

Loco Foco scramble for collectors licenses

Democratic patronage in New York is parodied in a scene of Loco Foco drivers or carmen rushing for cab licenses distributed by recently appointed collector of the port, Democratic stalwart Jesse Hoyt. Hoyt repl... more

Executive mercy/Marcy and the Bambers

Executive mercy/Marcy and the Bambers

An attack on New York governor William L. Marcy's controversial decision to surrender Irish fugitives John Bamber, Sr., and his son James to the British consul after their detention in New York. The Bambers, wa... more

The three mares/mayors, New York course, spring races, 1838

The three mares/mayors, New York course, spring races, 1838

A satire on the 1838 New York mayoralty contest, here shown as a horse race between (left to right) Whig candidate Aaron Clark, Democrat Richard Riker, and Loco Foco Democrat Isaac L. Varian. Clark is clearly i... more

Loco Foco persecution, or custom house, versus caricatures

Loco Foco persecution, or custom house, versus caricatures

A satire on the publisher's own troubles with the Democratic establishment in New York. In his print shop Henry R. Robinson is confronted by an unidentified man (center, arms crossed) who says, "I am determined... more

Scene in Washington. In which the Presidental candidate of all the decency or respectable Webb "Whig" Party . . .

Scene in Washington. In which the Presidental candidate of all the dec...

Whig senator Henry Clay is attacked here on several fronts. The artist alludes to his reputation for gambling, his widely publicized outburst in the House of Representatives in February 1838, and his alleged un... more

Loco Foco consternation or the orful kat-ass-trophe

Loco Foco consternation or the orful kat-ass-trophe

Another satire on the Glentworth scandal controversy, by the same artist as "The Last Card," "Evenhanded Justice," and "O. K." (nos. 1840-60, -62, and -63). Here the artist lampoons Democratic efforts to sensat... more

The last card. Tip overthrown

The last card. Tip overthrown

A satire on the controversy surrounding charges of election fraud against New York State tobacco inspector James B. Glentworth and other Whigs during the election of 1838. The allegations were made two years l... more

Fanny Ellsler's last seranade or the soap-locks disgraceful attack upon the Germans

Fanny Ellsler's last seranade or the soap-locks disgraceful attack upo...

A riot scene: German parade musicians (possibly accompanying touring ballerina Fanny Elssler) are attacked and beaten with their own instruments by a gang of toughs (or "Soap-Locks" for the long, soaped hair lo... more

The forty thieves or the common scoundrels of New-York

The forty thieves or the common scoundrels of New-York

The title continues: "Breaking up of a Grand Spree in the Tea Room & total abflustification of the common scoundrels." Weitenkampf calls the print a satirical look at members of the New York Common Council "aft... more

Democratic simplicity or the arrival of our favourite son

Democratic simplicity or the arrival of our favourite son

A satirical attack on alleged excesses in the Van Buren administration and on the President's Loco Foco or radical Democratic supporters in New York. Martin Van Buren rides past New York's Tammany Hall in a lu... more

Evenhanded justice of the breaking up of the star chamber

Evenhanded justice of the breaking up of the star chamber

Another in the series of "Spoodlyks's" satires on the Glentworth affair. (See also nos. 1840-60, -61, and -63). Here the artist portrays Glentworth's attempt to remove evidence in the vote fraud inquiry from t... more

O.K.

O.K.

A postelection Whig satire, "Respectfully dedicated to the members of the Eighth Ward Tippecanoe Club and inscribed to their Patriotic Chairman Charles H. Delavan, Esqr." The artist shows a crowd of Whigs assem... more

[Map of New York Island and vicinity.

[Map of New York Island and vicinity.

Scale 1:126,720; 1/2 an in. to a mile. Manuscript, pen-and-ink tracing "copied from a map found among the Heath papers in the hands of Amos A. Lawrence, Esq. of Boston, by Henry Stevens, Jr." The Heath papers a... more

The ship of state on a lee shore, experienced  hands coming to her rescue

The ship of state on a lee shore, experienced hands coming to her res...

The artist forecasts a Whig electoral victory and dramatizes the politically ruinous effects of Van Buren's fiscal policy and his alignment with Loco Foco forces in New York. Whig candidate William Henry Harri... more

Race between Bennett and Greely for the Post Office stakes

Race between Bennett and Greely for the Post Office stakes

A satire on the competition between rival editors Horace Greeley and James Gordon Bennett for New York post office printing contracts. The artist also comments on the circulation wars between Bennett's "New Yor... more

Progress of reform!!! No. 1

Progress of reform!!! No. 1

A scene in New York, outside the gates of City Hall Park. Two well-dressed men with top hats overturn the table of two apple-women. One of the men (from all appearances a Loco Foco radical Democrat) shouts at t... more

A bird's eye view of the city of New York View of Galveston, Texas.

A bird's eye view of the city of New York View of Galveston, Texas.

Illustration showing a bird's eye view of New York City looking toward Battery Park (?) and a view of Galveston from the bay, boats and ships in foreground.

Harmony in the wigwam! Democracy of the right brand-y

Harmony in the wigwam! Democracy of the right brand-y

A comic scene ridiculing the Tammany Democrats of New York City. Tammany headquarters, known as the "Wigwam," here erupts in a drunken fracas over the Democratic platform for the presidential race of 1852. The ... more

U.S. Treasury Building

U.S. Treasury Building

On mount: American Scenery. New York City. Title from item.

The Japanese Embassy in New York--scenes and incidents

The Japanese Embassy in New York--scenes and incidents

Photo shows crowd gathered in New York City for the arrival of Japan's first diplomatic mission to the United States on June 16, 1860, with cannons in foreground preparing to fire a salute.

New York City and environs.

New York City and environs.

Compiled from maps of the U.S. Coast Survey and from special supplementary surveys. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

The Field Building, New York

The Field Building, New York

On mount: American Series. Title from item. Forms part of the Marian S. Carson Collection at the Library of Congress.

High Bridge, New York

High Bridge, New York

On mount: XLNT S&L Series; New York City and Vicinity. Title from item.

Women standing on the Brooklyn Bridge

Women standing on the Brooklyn Bridge

On mount: American Series. Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of the Marian S. Carson Collection at the Library of Congress.

Cooper Union, 7th St. and 3rd Ave., N.Y.C

Cooper Union, 7th St. and 3rd Ave., N.Y.C

On mount: Views of New York City. Title from item.

Metropolitan Opera House, N.Y

Metropolitan Opera House, N.Y

On mount: European and Amerivan Views. Title from item.

The city of New York / Horton, N.Y.

The city of New York / Horton, N.Y.

Print showing many boats on the East River with view of New York City in the background.

The Famous jackass "New York City" preparing for another two years' journey

The Famous jackass "New York City" preparing for another two years' jo...

Caricature showing man on donkey carrying baby, bags "taxation, aldermanic jobs, bribery and corruption", and sign "Fernando Wood", etc.

The meeting of the friends, City Hall Park

The meeting of the friends, City Hall Park

New York governor Horatio Seymour's famous "My Friends" speech, delivered from the steps of New York's City Hall during the draft riots, was widely misrepresented in the press. On the basis of reports such as t... more

Costume of ladies' at the Normandy stand, Metropolitan Fair, April 1864 / Gurney & Son.

Costume of ladies' at the Normandy stand, Metropolitan Fair, April 186...

Photograph shows portrait of a woman in a traditional costume from Normandy, France.

The Sanitary Fair Building on Union Square New York City

The Sanitary Fair Building on Union Square New York City

Photograph shows a building for New York City's "Metropolitan Fair" of 1864, a fundraising event for the United States Sanitary Commission. Title from item. Gottheim collection code: GNY 68. Publisher attributi... more

Metropolitan Fair

Metropolitan Fair

No. 9. Title from Library Staff.

The Great Sanitary Fair-dining saloon

The Great Sanitary Fair-dining saloon

No. 5. Title from Library Staff.

View of High Bridge, from the New York side

View of High Bridge, from the New York side

Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1865, by E. & H. T. Anthony & Co. in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the U.S. for the So. District of New-York. Title from item.

New York und umgegend / engraved by R. Kupfer, N.Y.

New York und umgegend / engraved by R. Kupfer, N.Y.

Print showing bird's-eye view of New York City. Includes numbered key to prominent places and features.

Herald Building, New York

Herald Building, New York

On mount: Popular Series of American Views. Source for dates: Daytonian in Manhattan article: "The Lost New York Herald Bldg. Broadway and Ann Streets." (http://daytoninmanhattan.blogspot.com/2015/06/the-lost... more

Bridge, N.Y.

Bridge, N.Y.

Stereograph showing a man and woman in the foreground and High Bridge in the background, from the east side.