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Déesse 16, rue Halévy, Paris / / PAL.

Déesse 16, rue Halévy, Paris / / PAL.

Poster shows semi-nude goddess in flight holding bicycle above crowd of bicyclists from all over the world. Title from item.

[Central Dome, Paris Exposition, 1889]

[Central Dome, Paris Exposition, 1889]

Originals in PR12, LOT 6634.

[Central Dome, Paris Exposition, 1889]

[Central Dome, Paris Exposition, 1889]

Originals in PR12, LOT 6634.

Miniature, leaf (4) recto - showing God, angels and graveyard above corpse on pall, in Horae (Paris use). Written ca. 1425

Miniature, leaf (4) recto - showing God, angels and graveyard above co...

Reference copy may be in LOT 4443-H. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Death; Incunabula; RBD; Shelf.

Horae Beatae Virginis Mariae ad usum Romanum.  Hours [from old catalog]  [Paris, Denis Mellier? ca. 1490]  [80] leaves. cuts: illus., borders. 27 cm. (4to)

Horae Beatae Virginis Mariae ad usum Romanum. Hours [from old catalog...

Begins (without title) with the cut Astrological man, on the reverse of which is the almanac for 20 years (1488-1508). Type 94G (same font as in BM 15th cent., VIII, p. 152). Goff H-369 Rosenwald 408 LC copy ru... more

Catholic Church. Liturgy and ritual. [from old catalog]Horae Beatae Virginis Mariae ad usum Romanum.Hours [from old catalog]Paris, Philippe Pigouchet, 19 Apr. 1494.

Catholic Church. Liturgy and ritual. [from old catalog]Horae Beatae Vi...

Signatures: +⁸ a-i⁸ l[et]⁸ l⁴. Goff H-376 Reichling 1764 (variations) IGI 4835 Rosenwald 425 LC copy imperfect: leaves [82-83] wanting. Initials and capitals supplied in red or blue; several illus. partly hand-... more

The Nativity, a metal cut from Horae Beatae Virginis Mariae, a Book of Hours executed by Philippe Pigouchet, dated at Paris, Aug. 22, 1498

The Nativity, a metal cut from Horae Beatae Virginis Mariae, a Book of...

Illus. in: Book of Hours by Philippe Pigouchet. See LC Christmas card #13R71. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

Armes & amours

Armes & amours

Illustration showing Hector and his Greek warriors on one side; Paris of Troy playing his harp on the other side. Illus. in: Giles Corrozet, Hecatongraphie (Paris, 1548). Reference copy may be in SSF - War Cart... more

Veüe et perspective de la Ville de Paris du côté de la porte de la Conference

Veüe et perspective de la Ville de Paris du côté de la porte de la Con...

Item in scrapbook: Histoire de l'art Française au XVII. S. par Henri Lemonnier. The architecture of Paris XVII. C. in contemporary prints by Aveline, Perelle, Mariette, Israel, et al., p. 2. J.D. Batchelder Collection.

Hiacinthus indicus tuberosa & bulbosa radice, odoratissimus; anemone maxima polientos calchedoni

Hiacinthus indicus tuberosa & bulbosa radice, odoratissimus; anemone m...

Illustrations and descriptions of hyacinth and anemone. Illus. and text in: Historie des plantes / Jean Robin. Paris : G. Mace, 1620, PP. 12-13. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washin... more

[Vue du Louvre] / Callot, fec.

[Vue du Louvre] / Callot, fec.

The Louvre, Paris, France, with many boats on the Seine in foreground, during annual jousting contest.

Porte de l'entrée du Chasteau du Louvre, du costé de la Riuiere, faict par la conduitte de Monsieur le Vau / I. Marot, fecit.

Porte de l'entrée du Chasteau du Louvre, du costé de la Riuiere, faict...

Entrance of the mansion of the Louvre, in or near Paris, by the river, built under the direction of Monsieur le Vau. Illus. in: Le Grand Marot / Marot. Paris: 167-?, plate 186. Reference copy available in LOT 4620.

[Paris receiving the golden apple from Hermes]

[Paris receiving the golden apple from Hermes]

The subject of this drawing is Hermes handing the golden apple of the Hesperides to Paris, who is to judge the greatest beauty among the goddesses Athena, Aphrodite, and Hera. In return for judging Aphrodite t... more

Assis, au près du toy ... à ton Art divin! / A. Watteau pinxit. ; Tardieu sculp. ; a Paris avec privillege du roy.

Assis, au près du toy ... à ton Art divin! / A. Watteau pinxit. ; Tard...

Antoine Watteau and Nicolas Tardieu in a park, one painting a picture of a statue of nude woman, the other playing a stringed instrument; and poem to Watteau below image.

Huitieme plan de Paris divisé en ses vingts quartiers /

Huitieme plan de Paris divisé en ses vingts quartiers /

"Pour servir au Traité de la police ... page 17." Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

La sphere artificielle ou armilaire oblique : elevée sur l'horizon a la latitude de Paris  /

La sphere artificielle ou armilaire oblique : elevée sur l'horizon a l...

Includes diagrams of the Copernican, Brahean, Cartesian, and Ptolemaic systems, maps of the Sun and Moon, Venus, Mercury, Mars and Jupiter, and two diagrams showing the Earth's parallels. Available also through... more

[Paris and Oenone]

[Paris and Oenone]

Inscribed in ink on the tree: "ENONE." Van Dijsel (or Van Duyselen) Collection. Title, date, subject, and physical description devised by Diane de Grazia, 2014. Acquisition source unknown. Jacob de Wit's art wa... more

Africa : corrected from the observations of the Royal Society at London and Paris. /

Africa : corrected from the observations of the Royal Society at Londo...

Relief shown pictorially. Shows boundaries, rivers, forests and principal settlements, with tents symbolising areas inhabited by nomads, and notes. London meridian. "Drawn & Engrav'd by I. Senex." Available als... more

Paris, ses fauxbourgs et ses environs : où se trouve le détail des villages, châteaux, gands chemins pavez, et autres, des hauteurs, bois, vignes, terres, et prez, levez géometriquement /

Paris, ses fauxbourgs et ses environs : où se trouve le détail des vil...

Includes decorative frame. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy on untrimmed sheets, with plate marks visible. Stamped on verso of all sheets: 6386.

DCM 0624: Naust French Flageolet

DCM 0624: Naust French Flageolet

Instrument type: French Flageolet Medium: Ebony, ivory ferrules and beak.; 19.8 cm. Key Holes System: 2/4 holes. Mark Maximum: NAUST / A · PARIS // NAUST Condition: Crack in ivory mouthpiece exterior. Provenan... more

Page 3 of Buffon, Histoire naturelle, generale et particuliere, vol. 1, (Paris, 1749)
Title page of Buffon, Histoire naturelle, generale et particuliere, vol. 1, (Paris, 1749)

Title page of Buffon, Histoire naturelle, generale et particuliere, vo...

Illus. in: Title page of Buffon, Histoire naturelle, generale et particuliere, vol. 1, (Paris, 1749). Reference copy may be in LCQJ, Spring 1980. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

An accurate map of North America describing and distinguishing the British and French dominions on this great continent according to the definitive treaty concluded at Paris 10th February 1763.

An accurate map of North America describing and distinguishing the Bri...

Scale ca. 1:7,000,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Shows "Longitude west from Ferro" and "Longitude west from London." LC copy imperfect: Hole at upper left margin. Includes articles IV, V, VI, VII... more

An accurate map of North America. Describing and distinguishing the British, Spanish and French dominions on this great continent; according to the definitive treaty concluded at Paris 10th Feby. 1763. Also all the West India Islands belonging to, and possessed by the several European princes and states. The whole laid down according to the latest and most authentick improvements,

An accurate map of North America. Describing and distinguishing the Br...

Scale ca. 1:550,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 21 Includes historical notes, notes on territorial claims, and insets of "A particular map of Baffin and Hudson'... more

A map of the whole continent of America, divided into North and South and West Indies with a copius table fully shewing the several possessions of each European Prince & State, as settled by the definitive treaty concluded at Paris Feby. 10th 1763 the clauses of which relative thereto are inserted.

A map of the whole continent of America, divided into North and South ...

Scale ca. 1:11,250,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Ferro. Includes text, chart of possessions, and inset "The supplements to North America containing the countries adjoining Baffins... more

Jerome de La Lande, de l'Aca. rle. des sciences de Paris, de celles de Londres, de Berlin, de Petersb., &c. Né ... 1732 / A. Pujas, [i.e. Pujos] del., 1773 ; B. Vlam, excudit ; C.F. Fritschius, sculp.

Jerome de La Lande, de l'Aca. rle. des sciences de Paris, de celles de...

Half-length portrait of French astronomer Joseph Jérôme Lalande.

An accurate map of North America. Describing and distinguishing the British and Spanish dominions of this great continent; according to the definitive treaty concluded at Paris 10th Feby. 1763. Also all the West India Islands belonging to, and possessed by the several European princes and states.

An accurate map of North America. Describing and distinguishing the Br...

Scale ca. 1:550,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. "Longit. w. from London." From Thomas Jefferys' American atlas. 1775. no. 5, 6. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 23 Includes historical notes, ex... more

[Star map with constellations of Andromeda, Perseus, and Triangulum]

[Star map with constellations of Andromeda, Perseus, and Triangulum]

Illus. in: Atlas celeste de Flamsteed / John Flamsteed. 2nd ed. Paris : Chez F.G. Deschamps et chez l'auteur, 1776. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congr... more

Protestants, remember the massacre of St. Bartholemews in Paris, & the burning of martyrs in Smithfield

Protestants, remember the massacre of St. Bartholemews in Paris, & the...

Print shows a British minister handing a copy of the Québec Act to a kneeling bishop, George III is standing to the left, next to him is Lord Bute, with another minister and other clergymen completing the audie... more

Antoine de Parcieux, des Academies royales des sciences de France, de Suéde et de Prusse, et Censeur royal. Né au Clôtet de Cessouae le vieua, Dioceze d'Uzès, le 26 octobre 1703, et mort à Paris, aux Galleries du Louvre, le 2 septembre 1768 / / C.N. Cochin, del. ; B.A. Nicollet, sculp., 1777.

Antoine de Parcieux, des Academies royales des sciences de France, de ...

Bust-length profile portrait of French mathematician Antoine de Parcieux. Title from item. Tissandier collection.

The Englishman in Paris

The Englishman in Paris

Print shows an Englishman, only recently arrived, still wearing his hat, standing just inside the entrance of the home of a Frenchman at dinner time. He is eating the goose which he has taken off the serving pl... more

A new and correct map of North America, with the West India Islands. Divided according to the last treaty of peace, concluded at Paris. 10th. Feby. 1763. Wherein are particularly distinguished, the several provinces and colonies, which compose the British Empire,

A new and correct map of North America, with the West India Islands. D...

Scale ca. 1:550,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. "Longit. w. from Ferro." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 25 Includes historical notes, notes on territorial claims, and insets of "A particular ... more

N.J. Conté. Obrist der Infanterie, Mitglied des Aegyptischen Instituts, geb. zu St. Cnery im Orne Departement den 4ten Aug. 1755, gest. den 6ten Decbr., 1805 zu Paris / A. Burch[...].

N.J. Conté. Obrist der Infanterie, Mitglied des Aegyptischen Instituts...

Head-and-shoulders portrait of Nicolas Conté, who experimented with the use of hydrogen for balloons. Title from item. Tissandier collection.

J. Dickenson [sic] / drawn from the life by Du Simitier in Philadelphia ; engraved by B.L. Prevost at Paris.

J. Dickenson [sic] / drawn from the life by Du Simitier in Philadelphi...

John Dickinson, head-and-shoulders portrait, left profile, in medallion. Illus. from: Portraits des généraux, ministres et magistrats [...]. Paris : 1781, no. 11. After a drawing by Pierre Eugène Du Simitière. ... more

Experience du globe aerostatique du MM. Charles et Robert au Jardin des Thuileries le 1er decembre 1783

Experience du globe aerostatique du MM. Charles et Robert au Jardin de...

Print shows Jacques Alexandre César Charles and Marie-Noël Robert riding in the gondola of a balloon ascending from the Tuileries Garden, Paris, France, December 1, 1783 in the first hydrogen balloon flight. (... more

Éxperience du globe ae̋rostatique du MM. Charles et Robert, au Jardin des Thuileries le 1er decembre 1783

Éxperience du globe ae̋rostatique du MM. Charles et Robert, au Jardin ...

Print shows Jacques Alexandre César Charles and Marie-Noël Robert riding in the gondola of a balloon ascending from the Tuileries Garden, Paris, France, December 1, 1783 in the first hydrogen balloon flight. (S... more

La plaisanterie confondüe ou les intrépides voyageurs

La plaisanterie confondüe ou les intrépides voyageurs

Print shows the balloon of Jacques Alexandre César Charles and Marie-Noël Robert ascending from the Tuileries Garden, Paris, France, December 1, 1783 in the first hydrogen balloon flight; spectators in foregrou... more

[Proposed design for balloon utilizing sails for propulsion, Paris, 1783]

[Proposed design for balloon utilizing sails for propulsion, Paris, 17...

Design drawing shows two men in basket steering balloon by manipulation of a sail. A ladder connects the balloon to a parachute-style apparatus intended for safe descent where a third man handles the connection... more

Experience de la machine areostatique

Experience de la machine areostatique

Vue d'optique shows the Montgolfier brothers' balloon, "The Globe," ascending from Champ de Mars, Paris, France, August 27, 1783. Caption (French): Experience de la machine aréostatique de Mrs. de Montgolfier d... more

Seconds voyageurs aëriens, ou expérience de MM. Charles et Robert faite a Paris dans le parterre du Jardin royal des Thuilleries le I. decembre 1783. Vue prise du Pont Royal / / Prevost fecit.

Seconds voyageurs aëriens, ou expérience de MM. Charles et Robert fait...

Print shows the balloon of Jacques Alexandre César Charles and Marie-Noël Robert ascending from the Tuileries Garden, Paris, France, December 1, 1783 in the first hydrogen balloon flight; inset map shows locati... more

[1st human balloon ascension; balloon with Pilatre de Rozier and Marquis d'Arlandes above Paris. Nov. 1783]

[1st human balloon ascension; balloon with Pilatre de Rozier and Marqu...

Engraving by N. de Launay, drawn by Chev. de Lorimier. Illus. in: Faujas, Descriptien de la Machine, 1783, vol. 2, frontis. Reference copy may be in LOT 4700A. This record contains unverified, old data from cap... more

Exp[é]rience a[ë]rostatique faite Versailles le 19 sept. 1783

Exp[é]rience a[ë]rostatique faite Versailles le 19 sept. 1783

Vue d'optique shows the balloon launched by the Montgolfier brothers ascending from the Palace of Versailles, France, before the royal family, September 19, 1783. A sheep, a duck and a rooster were the only pa... more

Depart de MM. Charles & Robert, du Jardin des Tuilleries dans leur machine aërostatique, le 1er decembre 1783

Depart de MM. Charles & Robert, du Jardin des Tuilleries dans leur mac...

Print shows the balloon of Jacques Alexandre César Charles and Marie-Noël Robert ascending from the Tuileries Garden, Paris, France, December 1, 1783 in the first hydrogen balloon flight. "Sic itur ad astra" wr... more

Seconds voyageurs aëriens, ou expérience de MM. Charles et Robert faite a Paris dans le parterre du Jardin royal des Thuilleries le I. decembre 1783. Vue prise du Pont Royal.

Seconds voyageurs aëriens, ou expérience de MM. Charles et Robert fait...

Print shows the balloon of Jacques Alexandre César Charles and Marie-Noël Robert ascending from the Tuileries Garden, Paris, France, December 1, 1783 in the first hydrogen balloon flight; inset map shows locati... more

Machine aérostatique de 70 pieds de hauteur sur 46 de diametre, qui s'est élevée à Paris, avec deux homme à la hauteur de 324 pieds le 19 oct. 1783

Machine aérostatique de 70 pieds de hauteur sur 46 de diametre, qui s'...

Illustration shows the ornate balloon used by Jean François Pilâtre de Rozier and Girond de Villete in a captive balloon ascent from Paris, October 19, 1783, reaching an altitude of 330 feet for nine minutes. (... more

Carte des États-Unis d'Amérique, et du cours du Mississipi; rédigée d'après différentes cartes et relations anglaises, et les opérations de la dernière guerre: avec les nouvelles limites générales fixées par les articles préliminaries de paix, signés tant à Paris qu'à Versailles, le 30 9bre., 1782 et le 20 janr. 1783, et confirmées par le traité définitif du 3 7bre. 1783.

Carte des États-Unis d'Amérique, et du cours du Mississipi; rédigée d'...

Scale ca. 1:3,600,000. Relief shown pictorially. Hand colored. Prime meridians: Paris and Ferro. LC copy annotated by the author in 1787 to reflect new boundaries. Includes notes and "Tableau (par approximation... more

L'ignorance prouvée. Ou les evénements de la journée du 11 juillet 1784 au Luxembourg

L'ignorance prouvée. Ou les evénements de la journée du 11 juillet 178...

French cartoon ridicules the attempt of Abbé Miollan and Janinet to ascend in a hot air balloon by showing the balloon on fire and billowing smoke while being inflated on July 11, 1784 at the Luxembourg gardens... more

Expérience du globe aërostatique du MM. les freres Robert au Jardin des Thuileries

Expérience du globe aërostatique du MM. les freres Robert au Jardin de...

Print shows Anne-Jean and Marie-Noël Robert riding in the gondola of a balloon ascending from the Tuileries Garden, Paris, France, September 19, 1784, accompanied by Colin Hulin. (Source: A.G. Renstrom, LC staf... more

Portrait d'après nature de quatre phisiciens celebres volants sans ballon

Portrait d'après nature de quatre phisiciens celebres volants sans bal...

French cartoon shows Abbé Miollan as a cat and Janinet with bag of money(?) over his shoulder beating a hasty retreat after the failure of their balloon ascension attempt on July 11, 1784 enraged the crowd of s... more

A new and correct map of North America with the West India Islands. Divided according to the last Treaty of Peace, concluded at Paris the 20th of Jan. 1783. wherein are particularly distinguished the Thirteen Provinces wich [sic] compose the United States of North America.

A new and correct map of North America with the West India Islands. Di...

Scale ca. 1:6,750,000. Hand colored. Prime meridian: Ferro and London. Relief shown pictorially. "N.B. The letters E, F, S, D, Da, annexed to the names of the islands, denote them to belong either to the Englis... more

La physique confond l'ignorance Dedié aux souscripteurs.

La physique confond l'ignorance Dedié aux souscripteurs.

French cartoon shows a woman (Physics personified) whipping the bare bottom of one man (possibly Janinet) while another (possibly Abbé Miollan), walks away pulling up his trousers. In the background, men are in... more

A new and correct map of North America, with the West India Islands. Divided according to the last Treaty of Peace, concluded at Paris the 20th of Jan. 1783 wherein are particularly distinguished the Thirteen Provinces wich [sic] compose the United States of North America.

A new and correct map of North America, with the West India Islands. D...

Scale ca. 1:6,750,000. Hand colored. Prime meridian: Ferro and London. Relief shown pictorially. "N.B. The letters E, F, S, D, Da, annexed to the names of the islands, denote them to belong either to the Englis... more

John Daman, August 7, 1786, Bill of Lading for Books Shipped from London to Thomas Jefferson in Paris

John Daman, August 7, 1786, Bill of Lading for Books Shipped from Lond...

Bill of Lading for Books Shipped from London to Thomas Jefferson in Paris

Thomas Jefferson to Treasury Department, July 10, 1786, Account of Money Provided in Paris by the United States and Virginia

Thomas Jefferson to Treasury Department, July 10, 1786, Account of Mon...

Account of Money Provided in Paris by the United States and Virginia

Title page of Francois Soules, Histoires des troubles de l'Amerique Anglaise (Paris, 1787)

Title page of Francois Soules, Histoires des troubles de l'Amerique An...

Illus. in: Title page of Francois Soules, Histoires des troubles de l'Amerique Anglaise (Paris, 1787). Reference copy may be in LCQJ, Spring 1980. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

[List of archaic names and new scientific names to standardize nomenclature of chemical elements, metals, and gases]

[List of archaic names and new scientific names to standardize nomencl...

Text in: Methode de nomenclature chimique / Louis Berard, baron Guyton de Morveau. Paris : Cuchet, 1787, pp. 124-125. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Con... more

Fraternité des Soldats de la Garde Prisienne des Dragons et du Regiment de Flanders avec les Gardes du Corps lors de leurs arriveé de Versailles a Paris de 6 Octobre 1789

Fraternité des Soldats de la Garde Prisienne des Dragons et du Regimen...

Cartoon about the French Revolution. Title from item. Title translated: The fraternity of soldiers of the Parisienne Guard, the Dragoons, and the Regiment of Flanders with the body guards at the time of their a... more

Nom de MM les deputes de la ville de Paris, a l'Assemblée National

Nom de MM les deputes de la ville de Paris, a l'Assemblée National

Print shows the deputies from Paris to the National Assembly aboard a large, ornate carriage being drawn by a bull, lion, sheep, and a snake; ahead of them, leading the procession, are three female figures, one... more

Adieu Bastille

Adieu Bastille

Print shows a man playing a bagpipe, behind him lies a lion on a chain which is draped over his right arm, his left foot rests on a gameboard, at the far end of which is a peg with string attached, the string r... more

J.F. Dubois, curé de Croy... député in 1789 ... gravé avec le physionotrace par Quenedey rue croix des petits champs no. 10 á Paris

J.F. Dubois, curé de Croy... député in 1789 ... gravé avec le physiono...

Print shows a head-and-shoulders portrait of a curate identified on the mount as "J.F. Dubois, curé de Croy"[...] "député in 1789". Portrait is attached to mount on which is printed a wood engraved frame labele... more

[Scientific apparatus used by Lavoisier in studying chemical reactions in combustion of substances, including mercury, top right] / Paulze Lavoisier, sculpt.

[Scientific apparatus used by Lavoisier in studying chemical reactions...

Illus. in: Traite elementaire de chimie / Antoine Laurent Lavoisier. Paris : Cuchet, 1789, plate 4. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 187.

Dédiée l'Assemblée Nationale--Liste de MMr. les Deputes de Paris a l'Assemblée nationale / Laurent Guyot.

Dédiée l'Assemblée Nationale--Liste de MMr. les Deputes de Paris a l'A...

Deputies of the Third Estate in a carriage drawn by two sheep and two bulls on their way to the Versailles directory; dishevelled lion; figure of the Republic with anchor on low platform behind; list of deputie... more

Journée memorable de Versailles le lundi 5 Octobre 1789

Journée memorable de Versailles le lundi 5 Octobre 1789

Print shows market women of Paris riding on a cannon drawn by two horses, one with rider, during the memorable journey from Paris to Versailles, accompanied by members of the National Guard and others carrying ... more

Supplice de Foulon a la Place de Grève, le 23 Juillet 1789 Prieur inv. & del. ; Berthault sculp

Supplice de Foulon a la Place de Grève, le 23 Juillet 1789 Prieur inv....

Print shows the hanging of Joseph-François Foullon in the Place de l'Hôtel-de-ville, Paris. Title from item. Plate from: Collection complète des tableaux historiques de la révolution française. Paris, chez Aube... more

L'homme au masque de fer

L'homme au masque de fer

Print shows a prisoner in chains and wearing an iron mask sitting on a bench in a prison cell, and another man with a lantern and a tray of food entering the cell in the Bastille. Title from item. Possibly purc... more

Liste de MM les Deputes de la noblesse de Paris

Liste de MM les Deputes de la noblesse de Paris

Aristocrats in carriage drawn by two lions on their way to Versailles for the meeting of the Estates General; fierce lion at front; figure of the Republic with club on high platform behind; list of the deputies... more

Baron du Pont Duchambon, elève du roi à l'École royale militaire de Paris le jour ou il a voulu s'enlever dans le balon de Blanchard au Champs de Mars, 1784 / / Peint par son cousin eleve du Roi.

Baron du Pont Duchambon, elève du roi à l'École royale militaire de Pa...

Half-length portrait of Baron Du Pont Duchambon with balloon in background. Title from item. Tissandier collection.

[Aristocrats digging the Champ-de-Mars]

[Aristocrats digging the Champ-de-Mars]

Print shows well-dressed aristocratic women, children, some men, and members of the clergy digging and hauling soil in wheelbarrows in a effort to transform the Champ-de-Mars into a suitable place for the festi... more

Anecdote arrivée á Louis XVI, quelques jours aprés sa residence á Paris

Anecdote arrivée á Louis XVI, quelques jours aprés sa residence á Pari...

Scene in Paris plaza between King Louis XVI and a boy begging for money. The boy calls the king Monsieur le Chevalier but is directed to call him "l'aine de la famille" [family elder] by another man in the stre... more

The doctor indulged with his favorite scene

The doctor indulged with his favorite scene

Cartoon shows cleric Dr. Richard Price, kneeling on a crown with a demon on his back, peering through a peep-hole into the royal bedroom at Versailles, watching ruffians destroy the Queen's bed and bedroom in s... more

Louis Bernard Guyton-Morveau, né à Dijon le 4 janvier 1737 / Dess. et gravé au physionotrace par Quenedey, rue Croix des Petits Champs, no. 10,à Paris.

Louis Bernard Guyton-Morveau, né à Dijon le 4 janvier 1737 / Dess. et ...

Head-and-shoulders profile portrait of French scientist Louis Bernard Guyton-Morveau. Title from item. Tissandier collection.

[Marquis de Brantco (Vanclure), who was involved in a balloon ascension on April 4, 1784, profile portrait] / en aou[...] 1790, [...]ss. p. Fouquet ; gr. p. Chrétien, inv. du physionotrace, Cloitre St. Honoré à Paris.

[Marquis de Brantco (Vanclure), who was involved in a balloon ascensio...

"Son tableau est fidel et vrai comme lui" printed below portrait. Title devised by Library staff. Tissandier collection.

1791 map of District of Columbia, before the city was laid out : showing the main roads (used by President Washington) as surveyed by Andrew Ellicott in 1791-2 and published in Paris, France, in 1815 /

1791 map of District of Columbia, before the city was laid out : showi...

Relief shown by hachures. Blueprint. LC Trails 96 Includes text. LC copy signed in ink at bottom: By Artemas C. Harmon. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

Lafayette au Champ de Mars, ordonne de tirer sur le peuple / Ary Scheffer, del. ; Pollet, sc.

Lafayette au Champ de Mars, ordonne de tirer sur le peuple / Ary Schef...

Lafayette at the Champ de Mars orders his soldiers to fire on members of the Cordeliers Club, which had been gathering signatures on the Champ-de Mars for a petition to abolish the monarch on September 3, 1791.... more

Thomas Jefferson, December 21, 1791, Minister Appointments to Paris, London, and the Hague

Thomas Jefferson, December 21, 1791, Minister Appointments to Paris, L...

Minister Appointments to Paris, London, and the Hague

Jean Paul Marat, né à Genève l'an 1743, député du dépt. de Paris à la Convention nationale / dessine par F. Boneville ; gravé par Sandoz.

Jean Paul Marat, né à Genève l'an 1743, député du dépt. de Paris à la ...

Title from item. Forms part of: French Political Cartoon Collection (Library of Congress). Exhibited: "Representing Revolution : French & British Images, 1789-1804" at the Mead Art Museum, Amherst College, Amhe... more

Affaire de Vincennes, le 28 fevrier 1791 Prieur inv. & del. ; Berthault sculp

Affaire de Vincennes, le 28 fevrier 1791 Prieur inv. & del. ; Berthaul...

Print shows a clash between workers and the National Guard at the Château de Vincennes. Title from item. Plate from: Collection complète des tableaux historiques de la révolution française. Paris, chez Auber, 1... more

The martydom of Louis XVI, King of France - I forgive my enemies, I die innocent!!! / I. Cruikshank int.

The martydom of Louis XVI, King of France - I forgive my enemies, I di...

Print shows Louis XVI standing, with a dramatic pose, next to a guillotine. Includes description of the mechanics of the guillotine.

The heroic Charlotte la Cordé, upon her trial, at the bar of the revolutionary tribunal of Paris, July 17, 1793 / Js. Gy. desn. et fect.

The heroic Charlotte la Cordé, upon her trial, at the bar of the revol...

Print shows Charlotte Corday standing before the judges of the Revolutionary Tribunal with the body of Marat which lying between them. She responds to the Tribunal, "Wretches, I did not expect to appear before ... more

Hell broke loose, or, The murder of Louis, vide, the account of that unfortunate monarch's execution

Hell broke loose, or, The murder of Louis, vide, the account of that u...

Print shows the execution of Louis XVI, King of France, January 21, 1793, by guillotine as citizen Louis Capet. Devils stand on the platform as well as fly overhead, suggesting that the beheading of Louis, with... more

Massacre of the French king! View of la guillotine; or the modern beheading machine, at Paris. By which the unfortunate Louis XVI ... suffered on the scaffold, January 21st, 1793

Massacre of the French king! View of la guillotine; or the modern behe...

Woodcut printed for William Lane, London. Reference copy may be in LOT 4624-B. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: A/P/P I.; BI; France History 1793; Executions..... more

Héroïsme des marins qui montoient le vaisseau Le Vengeur, le 3 juin 1794, ou 13 Prarial, an 2 de la République Ozanne inv. & del. ; Le Gouaz sculp

Héroïsme des marins qui montoient le vaisseau Le Vengeur, le 3 juin 17...

Print shows the sinking of the vessel Vengeur. Title from item. Plate from: Collection complète des tableaux historiques de la révolution française. Paris, chez Auber, 1804, no. 99.

Antoine Laurent Lavoisier, fermier général. Né a Paris le 16 aout 1743. Jugé le 16 floréal l'an 2

Antoine Laurent Lavoisier, fermier général. Né a Paris le 16 aout 1743...

Head-and-shoulders portrait of French chemist, Antoine Laurent Lavoisier. Vignette below portrait depicts his arrest and conviction in 1794 for being a member of the Farmer's General, a private company that col... more

[Engraved frontis. illus. to each of four volumes of Swift, Voyages de Gulliver (Paris, 1795)]

[Engraved frontis. illus. to each of four volumes of Swift, Voyages de...

Gulliver's Travels, or Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World. In Four Parts. By Lemuel Gulliver, First a Surgeon, and then a Captain of Several Ships.

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