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Manatvs gelegen op de Noot [sic] Riuier.

Manatvs gelegen op de Noot [sic] Riuier.

Manuscript. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Covers New York City region. Pictorial map showing buildings and points of interest. Depths shown by soundings. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as... more

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

A plan of the city of New York from an actual survey, anno Domini, M[D...

Scale ca. 1:3,300; foot 660 to one 8 of a mile. "To the Honourable James De Lancey ... this plan of the City of New York is humbly dedict. by your honours most obet. & humble servant G. Duyckinck." Shows ward b... more

[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.

Plan of the city of New York ; An exact prospect of Charlestown : the metropolis of the province of South Carolina.

Plan of the city of New York ; An exact prospect of Charlestown : the ...

New York City map shows streets, wharves, ferries, principal buildings, and built-up area. Charleston view is panorama of waterfront and quays with principal buildings lettered for identification (no index pres... 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. 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

Plan of Governor's, Kennedy's, and Brown's Islan[ds] and Red Hook together with part of the Bay and soundings, shewing the position they bear to each other and to New York, September 18th. 1766. By order of His Excellency Major General Gage, Commander in Chief of His Majesty's forces in North America.

Plan of Governor's, Kennedy's, and Brown's Islan[ds] and Red Hook toge...

Scale 1:4,800; 400 ft. to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Imperfect: Margins torn. Relief shown by hachures. Soundings shown in fathoms. Signed in different ink: W. B. Porter. LC M... more

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...

"Survey'd in 1767." Shows ward names and boundaries. Relief shown by hachures. First state--before addition of Faden & Jefferys imprint. Includes index of "References" and coat-of-arms. Available also through t... 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. Title from item. Prin... more

[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

[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

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. Title from item. Inscriptions on front are difficult to decipher. Inscribed in ink on the back: Montresor. Possibly owned or drawn by John Mo... 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. Survey'd in the winter, 1775 [i.e. 1766]

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

Scale ca. 1:6,300. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by form lines. Dedicated to Major Gen. Thos. Gage. Includes descriptive note, "References," and inset "A chart of the entrance to New York from Sandy Ho... more

Plan de New-York et des environs,

Plan de New-York et des environs,

Scale ca. 1:6,336. Relief shown by hachures. Includes index to points of interest, text, and inset "Port de New-York," ca. 1:126,720. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1106 Available also through the Library... more

The provinces of New York and New Jersey; with part of Pensilvania, and the Province of Quebec.

The provinces of New York and New Jersey; with part of Pensilvania, an...

Scale ca. 1:650,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Shows administrative divisions. From Thomas Jeffery's American atlas. 1778. Insets: A chart of the mouth of Hudson's River, from Sandy Hook to New Yo... 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 plan of the city and environs of New York in North America.

A plan of the city and environs of New York in North America.

General street map showing selected letter-keyed buildings in built-up area and field lines with generalized land use in rural areas. Relief shown by hachures. Also shows "Road to Kings Bridge where the Rebels ... more

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. Title from item. Illus. in: The town and country magazine, or, Universal repository of knowledge, instruction, and entertainment. London : Printed for ... more

Plan of The Narrows, shewing the channel, shoal, depth of water, and the several battery's proposed on each side to prevent an enemy's sailing up to New York.

Plan of The Narrows, shewing the channel, shoal, depth of water, and t...

Scale 1:6,000; 500 ft. to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by shading. Depths shown by soundings. Includes "Explanation." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1155 Ava... more

A plan of the Narrows of Hells-gate in the East River, near which batteries of cannon and mortars were erected on Long Island with a view to take off the defences and make breaches in the rebel fort on the opposite shore to facilitate a landing of troops on New York Island.

A plan of the Narrows of Hells-gate in the East River, near which batt...

Scale ca. 1:2,400. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by shading. In upper margin: no. 6. Includes "References." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1154 Available also throug... more

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

The provinces of New York and New Jersey; with part of Pensilvania, and the province of Quebec.

The provinces of New York and New Jersey; with part of Pensilvania, an...

Scale ca. 1:650,000. Hand colored. LC copy deteriorated in margins. Relief shown pictorially. Shows administrative divisions. Insets: A chart of the mouth of Hudson's River, from Sandy Hook to New York.--A plan... 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

The provinces of New York and New Jersey; with part of Pensilvania, and the province of Quebec.

The provinces of New York and New Jersey; with part of Pensilvania, an...

Scale ca. 1:650,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Shows administrative divisions. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1045 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ... more

Sketch of the Heights of Kingsbridge 1777, with the proposed redoubts coloured orange. Old rebel works coloured black.

Sketch of the Heights of Kingsbridge 1777, with the proposed redoubts ...

Scale ca. 1:7,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Oriented with north to the left LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1165 Available also through ... 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

Sketch of the Heights of Kingsbridge, with the proposed redouts couloured yellow.

Sketch of the Heights of Kingsbridge, with the proposed redouts coulou...

Scale ca. 1:7,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Oriented with north to the left. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Shows proposed British redoubts, "rebel redout," and "Fort Indepe... more

[Disposition of British troops, with fortifications north of Fort Knipehausen, i.e. Fort Washington to Fort Independence.

[Disposition of British troops, with fortifications north of Fort Knip...

Scale ca. 1:10,600. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Shows military unit members. "No. 31." Stamped on label on verso: Montresor. Includes table "Cantoonments between Fort Knypehausen and... more

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

Plan of village of Newtown (Elmhurst) showing places of historical interest

Plan of village of Newtown (Elmhurst) showing places of historical int...

Map of Elmhurst (Queens, N.Y.C.) as in late 18th cent. Shows buildings, lot lines, and 1908-period historic sites with index numbers. In lower margin: Map no. II., Excursion XI., City History Club. Removed from... 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

Reconnoissance, juillet 1781.

Reconnoissance, juillet 1781.

Scale ca. 1:18,400; 700 t[oises] = 75 mm. Alternate title from Philip Lee Phillips' A list of maps of America: Reconnoissance juillet 1781. Ouvrages et redoutes-Morisania [continent] îles de New York, Montresor... more

Reconnoissance des ouvrages du nord de l'Isle de Newyork dont on a déterminé géometriquement les principaux points le 22 et le 23 juillet.

Reconnoissance des ouvrages du nord de l'Isle de Newyork dont on a dét...

Scale ca. 1:10,300; échelle de 600 toises = 94 cm. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown by hachures. Shows forts and redoubts. Indexed. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1215 A... more

Reconnoissance de King's bridge. I.

Reconnoissance de King's bridge. I.

Scale ca. 1:7,900; 600 toises = 97 mm. Title from label on verso. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown by shading. Shows forts and redoubts. Tit... more

Nord de l'Ile de New-York.

Nord de l'Ile de New-York.

Scale ca. 1:19,000; 600 t[oises] = 93 mm. Alternate title: Nord de l'Isle de New-York. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown by hachures. Indexed for military po... 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. Title from item. Illus. in: Essais historiques et politiques sur les Anglo-Américains, ... / par M. Hilliard d'Auberteuil .... Bruxelles : 1782... more

Plan of the city of New York.

Plan of the city of New York.

Scale ca. 1:13,000. Hand colored. Shows ward boundaries. Includes index to buildings. Wheat & Brun. Maps and Charts (1978 ed.) 387 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1113 Available also through the Library of... more

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.

This map of the city of New York and island of Manhattan, as laid out by the commissioners appointed by the legislature, April 3d, 1807 is respectfully dedicated to the mayor, aldermen and commonalty thereof /

This map of the city of New York and island of Manhattan, as laid out ...

Relief shown by hachures. Shows ward boundaries, selected buildingsm and landowner's names. "Entered according to act of Congress Novr. 16th 1811." Oriented with north toward the upper right. Haskell, D.C. Manh... more

Fort Washington, head of Harlem River.

Fort Washington, head of Harlem River.

Scale not given. Manuscript; pen-and-ink. Relief shown by hachures. Shows military troop positions. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

City of New York. Mordecai M. Noah, of No. 57, Franklin-Street, being duly sworn . .

City of New York. Mordecai M. Noah, of No. 57, Franklin-Street, being ...

Parody of a public notice, dated June 20, 1828, reporting an assault on American Zionist, playwright, and editor Mordecai Manuel Noah by Elijah J. Roberts. In the text Noah petitions that Roberts "be bound by r... more

City of New-York

City of New-York

Also shows extent of built-up areas, ward boundaries, and portions of Brooklyn and Williamsburg. "Printed according to Act of Congress in the year 1833 by J.H. Colton & Co. in the Clerk's Office of the District... more

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

Topographical map of the city and county of New-York, and the adjacent country : with views in the border of the principal buildings, and interesting scenery of the island.

Topographical map of the city and county of New-York, and the adjacent...

Relief shown by hachures. Shows wards, physical features, and various places of interest. "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1836 by J.H. Colton & Co. in the Clerks Office of the District Court o... 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

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 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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

[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

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

Artist group - Mathew Brady seated on left

Artist group - Mathew Brady seated on left

Photograph shows group portrait of artists who participated in the art exhibition at the Metropolitan Fair in New York City, 1864, held to support the United States Sanitary Commission, "for the relief of the s... more

Distance map of the state of New York : containing all the towns in the state.

Distance map of the state of New York : containing all the towns in th...

General-content state wall map. Does not show specific distances or administrative towns (townships). LC copy imperfect: Shellacked, very darkened, brittle, cracked, wooden hanging rods removed. Available also ... more

[Lampshade design with six views: "Kansas", "Jefferson City", "Erie R.R.", "New York", "Niagara", and "Water Works, Phila."]

[Lampshade design with six views: "Kansas", "Jefferson City", "Erie R....

Title devised by Library staff. Stamped on lower left: 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.

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. Illus. in: Gleason's pictorial, v. 2, no. 20 (1852 M... more

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

City & county map of New-York : Brooklyn, Williamsburgh, Jersey City & the adjacent waters

City & county map of New-York : Brooklyn, Williamsburgh, Jersey City &...

City street map showing built-up areas, streetcar/railroad lines, river piers (numbered, proprietors identified), municipal wards (numbered), and projected street-system grid to the northern end of Manhattan Is... more

[First American Chess Congress held in New York City, November 1857]

[First American Chess Congress held in New York City, November 1857]

Title devised by Library staff. Source unknown.

The Astor Library

The Astor Library

On mount: American Scenery. New York City. No. 331. Title from item. Forms part of the Marian S. Carson Collection at the Library of Congress.

Trinity Church

Trinity Church

On mount: American Scenery. New York City. Title from item. Forms part of the Marian S. Carson Collection at the Library of Congress.

U.S. Treasury Building

U.S. Treasury Building

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

City Hall, New York City

City Hall, New York City

On mount: American Views. N. Y. City & Vicinity. Title devised by Library staff.

Instantaneous Broadway view

Instantaneous Broadway view

On mount: American Scenery. New York City. Title from item. Forms part of the Marian S. Carson Collection at the Library of Congress.

U.S. Treasury, New York

U.S. Treasury, New York

Stereoscopic Gems of New York & Vicinity. Title from item.

Suspension Bridge, from Broadway, New York

Suspension Bridge, from Broadway, New York

No. 3100. Title from item. Forms part of the Marian S. Carson Collection at the Library of Congress.

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.

Elevated railroad, Burling Slip, New York

Elevated railroad, Burling Slip, New York

Gift; Estate of Victor S. Clark ; 1946 Sept. 3. (The Library of Congress) On mount: C. Bierstadt, Niagara Falls, N.Y., Manufacturer of Stereoscopic Views. No. 1325. Title from item.

High Bridge

High Bridge

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

Metropolitan Fair

Metropolitan Fair

No. 4. Title from Library Staff.

View on 5th Ave

View on 5th Ave

On mount: American Scenery. New York City. No. 348. 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: American Series. Handwritten on verso: [Connects Manhattan & Bronx]. Title from item. Forms part of the Marian S. Carson Collection at the Library of Congress.

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 Battery N.Y

The Battery N.Y

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

City Hall, N. Y

City Hall, N. Y

On mount: American Views. Standard Series. Title from item.

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