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Sketch of the White Plains,

Sketch of the White Plains,

Scale 1:6,000; 500 ft. to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Shows disposition of British, Hessian, and American forces. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 11... more

A plan of the operations of the King's army under the command of General Sir William Howe, K.B. in New York and east New Jersey, against the American forces commanded by General Washington from the 12th of October to the 28th of November 1776, wherein is particularly distinguished the engagement on the White Plains the 28th of October.

A plan of the operations of the King's army under the command of Gener...

Scale ca. 1:85,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown by hachures. Includes descriptive notes. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1054 Available also through the Library of C... more

A plan of the operations of the King's army under the command of General Sr. William Howe, K.B. in New York and east New Jersey against the American forces commanded by General Washington from the 12th. of October, to the 28th. of November 1776, wherein is particularly distinguished the engagement on the White Plains, the 28th. of October.

A plan of the operations of the King's army under the command of Gener...

Scale ca. 1:84,000. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. LC Copy 1 on verso: Plan of operations at New York. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1055 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ... more

[Survey map of land tracts in Washington D.C. named Pleasant Plains, Plain Dealing and Mount Pleasant] /

[Survey map of land tracts in Washington D.C. named Pleasant Plains, P...

Manuscript--ink and pencil. On cloth backing in pencil: From Joseph M. Toner papers. Mounted on cloth backing. Includes text and statistical tables. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ... more

[Cadastral survey map of Pleasant Plains, Washington D.C.] /

[Cadastral survey map of Pleasant Plains, Washington D.C.] /

"Surveyed and laid down for John and Anthony Halmead a tract of land lying in the District of Columbia and County of Washington called Pleasant Plains ..." Title devised by cataloger. Pen-and-ink and lead penci... more

[Map of Nisqually Plains].

[Map of Nisqually Plains].

Pen-and-ink, watercolor, and pencil. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Vault

[Map of the upper Great Plains and Rocky Mountains region] /

[Map of the upper Great Plains and Rocky Mountains region] /

Shows territories of various North American Indian tribes. Relief shown by hachures. Title devised by cataloger. Pen-and-ink and colored ink. Wheat, C.I. Mapping the transmississippi West, 709 Cohen, Paul E. Ma... more

[Kamara Heights in the distance, artillery waggons in the foreground]

[Kamara Heights in the distance, artillery waggons in the foreground]

View of plateau of Sevastopolʹ showing rows of caissons, with tents on the plains in the background. Title from 1855 exhibition catalog. Alternate title from: Roger Fenton, photographer of the 1850s. Purchase; ... more

Sebastopol from the front of Cathcart's Hill

Sebastopol from the front of Cathcart's Hill

Distant view of Sevastopolʹ from Cathcart's Hill; on plain are five men and a conical tent. Title transcribed from verso. Purchase; Frances M. Fenton; 1944. Forms part of: Roger Fenton Crimean War photograph collection.

Sebastopol from the front of Cathcart's Hill

Sebastopol from the front of Cathcart's Hill

Distant view of Sevastopolʹ from Cathcart's Hill; on plain are three men and conical tents. Title transcribed from verso. Alternate title from: George Eastman House Roger Fenton Series. Purchase; Frances M. Fen... more

Sebastopol with the Redan, Malakoff & Mamelon

Sebastopol with the Redan, Malakoff & Mamelon

Distant view of Sevastopolʹ and the principal Russian fortifcations. Title transcribed from verso. Purchase; Frances M. Fenton; 1944. Forms part of: Roger Fenton Crimean War photograph collection.

Officers on the look-out at Cathcart's Hill

Officers on the look-out at Cathcart's Hill

Military officers, some with telescopes, looking towards Sevastopolʹ from Cathcart's Hill. Title transcribed from verso. Alternate title from: George Eastman House Roger Fenton Series. Purchase; Frances M. Fent... more

Ho! For the Kansas Plains

Ho! For the Kansas Plains

Music cover showing Indian and settler with inset scene of battle between pro- and anti-slavery forces. Composer: Jas. G. Clark. LOT subdivision subject: Pre-Civil War. Title and other information transcribed f... more

Ho! For the Kansas plains

Ho! For the Kansas plains

An illustrated sheet music cover for an antislavery song, dedicated to abolitionist spokesman Henry Ward Beecher. The illustration features a roundel illustration of the burning of the Free State Hotel in Lawre... more

Shimōsa koganehara

Shimōsa koganehara

Print shows two horses grazing on open plains with a view of Mount Fuji in the background. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the se... more

An Army train [covered wagons and artillery] crossing the plains [to Utah]

An Army train [covered wagons and artillery] crossing the plains [to U...

Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, v. 2, (1858 April 24), p. 264. No ref. copy. Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Caption card tracings: Utah Hist.; U.S. Hist 1858; Army, U.S. Transp.; Army, U... more

The Bivouac [on the Plains, Utah Territory]

The Bivouac [on the Plains, Utah Territory]

Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, v. 3, (1858 April 4), p. 265, top. Title and other information transcribed from caption card.

From San Francisco Bay to the Plains of Los Angeles : from explorations and surveys /

From San Francisco Bay to the Plains of Los Angeles : from exploration...

Scale 1:760,320. At head of title: Coast route, California Map no. 1. Relief shown by hachures. From U.S. War Department, Explorations and Surveys for a Railroad Route from the Mississippi River to the Pacific ... more

True copy of plat as recorded in Gov. Shepherd, page 141 : [part of Pleasant Plains, Washington D.C.] /

True copy of plat as recorded in Gov. Shepherd, page 141 : [part of Pl...

Cadastral survey map showing lot numbers, dimensions, and areas. Covers area bounded by Park Rd., Georgia Av., Otis Pl., and New Hampshire Av. N.W. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Mounted on cloth backing. Availab... more

Indian encampment, Tobacco Plains, Kootenay [i.e., Kootenai] River - fish trap in the foreground, 1861

Indian encampment, Tobacco Plains, Kootenay [i.e., Kootenai] River - f...

Photograph shows tipis and fish trap at a Native encampment at Tobacco Plains on the Kootenai River in British Columbia. Title from item. In album: [British Northwest Boundary Commission and Related Subjects, 1... more

Life on the plains preparing supper / / from sketches by Mr. James F. Gookins.

Life on the plains preparing supper / / from sketches by Mr. James F. ...

Print shows, from a full page spread of scenes depicting life on the plains, a vignette of two women preparing a meal on a small, portable stove, with tents in the background. Title from item. Illus. in: Harper... more

Scalped on the plains incidents in Mormon history.

Scalped on the plains incidents in Mormon history.

Photograph shows two men, one wearing military uniform and holding reins of horse, kneeling next to a dead man's body. On card: Ralph Morrison, a hunter, photographed within an hour of being killed and scalped ... more

Blue Plains and part of Belleview surveyed and subdivided : [Washington D.C.] /

Blue Plains and part of Belleview surveyed and subdivided : [Washingto...

Cadastral map. Oriented with north to the left. LC copy 1 mounted on cloth backing. LC copy 2 brittle. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies DCP

Dial Rock, Red Buttes, Laramie Plains

Dial Rock, Red Buttes, Laramie Plains

Photograph shows a man sitting on the ground next to Dial Rock, weathered rock formations in the Laramie Basin, Wyoming. Title from item. Illus. in: Sun pictures of Rocky Mountain scenery, with a description of... more

Pilgrims on the plains / sketched by Theo. R. Davis.

Pilgrims on the plains / sketched by Theo. R. Davis.

Print shows horses being driven into a corral formed by the covered wagons of a wagon train; on the left, in the foreground, is a family gathered at the rear of two wagons. Title from item. Illus. in: Harper's ... more

Across the continent - hotel life on the plains - on the line of the Pacific Railroad - 1. Exterior of hotel

Across the continent - hotel life on the plains - on the line of the P...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 29 (1870 Jan. 22), p. 325 (top left). Stamped "Printed for file, Library of Congress."

Across the continent - hotel life on the plains - on the line of the Pacific Railroad - 5. Chambermaid

Across the continent - hotel life on the plains - on the line of the P...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 29 (1870 Jan. 22), p. 325 (bottom left). Stamped "Printed for file, Library of Congress."

Map of survey of part of Pleasant Plains knows as "Bellevue" : recorded, book "County 6," p. 126, Surveyor's Office, D.C.

Map of survey of part of Pleasant Plains knows as "Bellevue" : recorde...

Cadastral map showing lots, numbers, and dimension. "These choice lots for sale by S.C. Hill--Le Droit Building ..." LC copy annotated in red ink to show price information. LC copy 1 mounted on cloth backing. A... more

Across the continent - hotel life on the plains - on the line of the Pacific Railroad - 2. Proprietor

Across the continent - hotel life on the plains - on the line of the P...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 29 (1870 Jan. 22), p. 325 (top right). Stamped "Printed for file, Library of Congress."

Plan of proposed subdivision of part of Mount Pleasant and Pleasant Plains in the District of Columbia : for Mrs. E.J. Stone /

Plan of proposed subdivision of part of Mount Pleasant and Pleasant Pl...

Cadastral map. "For sale by Thos. E. Waggaman, real estate broker ..." Includes text. LC copy fold-lined, faced with gauze, mounted on cloth backing, and annotated in pencil with date 1871. Available also throu... more

Pilgrims of the plains / A.R. Waud ; A. Bobbett sc. N.Y.

Pilgrims of the plains / A.R. Waud ; A. Bobbett sc. N.Y.

Print shows a group of men seated around a campfire, one man plays the fiddle; there are several covered wagons nearby and several more approaching in the background. Title from item. Illus. in: Harper's weekly... more

Whiskey on the Plains

Whiskey on the Plains

Caricature of Indians lapping up remains of contraband whiskey destroyed by authorities. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, (1872 Feb. 3), p. 328. Ref. copy may be in LOT 4391-H. This record conta... more

The Grand Duke Alexis on the plains - the buffalo hunt as it really was [caricature]

The Grand Duke Alexis on the plains - the buffalo hunt as it really wa...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Composite of ten wood engravings. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 33, no. 854 (1872 Feb. 10), p. 349. Reference copy may be in BI... more

Grand Canyon of the Arkansas. Looking east toward the plains

Grand Canyon of the Arkansas. Looking east toward the plains

No. 137. Title from item. Part of series: Colorado Views.

Railroad building on the great plains / drawn by A.R. Waud ; A.R. Waud.

Railroad building on the great plains / drawn by A.R. Waud ; A.R. Waud...

Print shows large work crew laying tracks for railroad, several covered wagons and other carts and wagons, work camp in the distance, and some soldiers and Natives resting in the foreground. Title from item. Il... more

"A Scrub-race on the plains" / Lagarde sc. ; engraved for "Harper's weekly" from the picture by J.D. Smillie in the water-color exhibition.

"A Scrub-race on the plains" / Lagarde sc. ; engraved for "Harper's we...

Indians engaged in a horse race; covered wagons to the side. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1876 March 4, p. 184.

At the Capitol - Peace Pow-wows and presents ; On the Plains - War Whoops and scalps

At the Capitol - Peace Pow-wows and presents ; On the Plains - War Who...

Cartoons about the attempts to civilize the American Indian. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, 1877 Nov. 3, p. 872. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Publ. Ind.; Pres... more

Winter life on the plains

Winter life on the plains

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1882 Feb. 11, p. 89.

Toilers of the plains / drawn by F.H. [i.e., H.F.] Farny.

Toilers of the plains / drawn by F.H. [i.e., H.F.] Farny.

Print shows Native women gathering wood on the Plains. Title from item. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 28, no. 1435 (1884 June 21), p. 393. Signed on block: Farny.

Cattle in a blizzard on the plains / drawn by Charles Graham from a sketch H. Worrall.

Cattle in a blizzard on the plains / drawn by Charles Graham from a sk...

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1886 Feb. 27, p. 132.

White Plains, N.Y. 1887.

White Plains, N.Y. 1887.

Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye-view. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 655 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Indexed for points of interest. AACR2

Todd & Brown's subdivision of part of Pleasant Plains and Mt. Pleasant, Washington County, D.C.

Todd & Brown's subdivision of part of Pleasant Plains and Mt. Pleasant...

Cadastral map. "The above lots marked in red ... are the lots to be sold." Alternate title in large type at top: Chancery sale. Includes text and schedule of lot sales headed: On Wednesday, June 15th, 1887. LC ... more

Supreme Court, Part I. White Plains, New York

Supreme Court, Part I. White Plains, New York

Photograph shows interior of empty courtroom. Title from item.

[Scene on the plains, before 1924, Egypt. Flock of sheep in foregrd.; village and pyramids in backgrd.]

[Scene on the plains, before 1924, Egypt. Flock of sheep in foregrd.; ...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. LOT subdivision subject: Egypt. Frank and Frances Carpenter Collection (Library of Congress). Caption card tracings: Geogr.; Sheep.

Borden County /

Borden County /

Relief shown by hachures. "Feb. 1892." "W.L. McGaughey, Comr. Genl. Land Office, of the State of Texas." LC Land ownership maps, 901 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Plains, Luzerne County, Pa.

Plains, Luzerne County, Pa.

Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye-view. "Published by T. M. Fowler & James B. Moyer." LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 510 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Ind... more

Plains of Sodom & Gomorrah

Plains of Sodom & Gomorrah

Man seated on rock in foreground. Palestine. Photo copyrighted by R.E.M. Bain. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Death Tombs; Bible, OT; Palestine; Shelf.

The Indian of the plains as he was / C.M. Russell.

The Indian of the plains as he was / C.M. Russell.

Indians on horseback on plains. 37409 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by W. Ridgley.

Pride of the Plains

Pride of the Plains

Indian girl on pony. Photoprint copyrighted by J.A. Anderson. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Indians.

Reading of the Declaration of independence White Plains, July 11, 1776 (From a painting by George Albert Harker - Courtesy Westchester Title and Trust Co.) New York's declaration of independence ... Compliments of The Westchester County Historic

Reading of the Declaration of independence White Plains, July 11, 1776...

U. S. Declaration of independence. 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 109, Folder 19.

Along the sea coast. Plain of Esdraelon and the Carmel Range

Along the sea coast. Plain of Esdraelon and the Carmel Range

Title from: Catalogue of photographs & lantern slides ... [1936?]. Caption on negative: Plain of Esdraelon and Carmel Range. Date from Matson LOT cards. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

[Native American woman from Plains region, half-length portrait, facing right, with baby on her back] / Beach, N.Y.

[Native American woman from Plains region, half-length portrait, facin...

H12272 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Howard D. Beach, Buffalo, N.Y.

Wolfe Monument, Plains of Abraham, Quebec

Wolfe Monument, Plains of Abraham, Quebec

Copyright 1901 by Detroit Photographic Co. Title from item. Title on inventory list: Wolfe Monument, Plains of Abraham. Detroit Publishing Co. no. "51350". Forms part of: Photochrom Print Collection. More infor... more

Primitive method of harvesting grain on the plains of Argos, Greece

Primitive method of harvesting grain on the plains of Argos, Greece

Stereo copyrighted by H.C White Co. No. 4189. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Photog. I.; Gr. Argos 1901; Farm crops Grains; Farms... Harvesting; Shelf.

A Crow indian

A Crow indian

Copyright 1902 by Detroit Photographic Co. Title from item. Detroit Publishing Co. no. "51408". Forms part of: Photochrom Print Collection. More information about the Photochrom Print Collection is available at... more

JA Ranch, White Deer Division, Stake Plains

JA Ranch, White Deer Division, Stake Plains

Photograph shows cattle on the JA Ranch on the Llano Estacado (staked plains) in the Texas panhandle. In the background are a ranch house, two windmills, corrals and a barn. Copyright 1904 by C.A. Kendrick, Denver.

Stock rasing on the plains of Wyoming - branding the wild horses

Stock rasing on the plains of Wyoming - branding the wild horses

Cowboy branding a horse, which is stretched out on ground with ropes held by 2 other cowboys; herd of horses behind them. Stereo copyrighted by Underwood & Underwood. This record contains unverified, old data f... more

[The plains of the Dakota--Sioux]

[The plains of the Dakota--Sioux]

Three Sioux Indians of horseback on plains with rock formation in background. H66984 U.S. Copyright Office. Edward S. Curtis Collection. Curtis no. 1471-05.

Herding on the Plains / F.M. Steele, Special Photographer, C.R.I. & P. Railway System.

Herding on the Plains / F.M. Steele, Special Photographer, C.R.I. & P....

Cowboys with large herd of cattle on plains. H56783 U.S. Copyright Office.

New Jersey State Hospital at Morris Plains, front of main building / F. Heiman, Morris Plains N.J.

New Jersey State Hospital at Morris Plains, front of main building / F...

Photograph showing exterior view of front of main buiding, New Jersey State Hospital at Morris Plains. H101161 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item.

The scout--Atsina

The scout--Atsina

Atsina man, full-length portrait, standing, turned right, holding rifle while he looks over a grassy plain. H118606 U.S. Copyright Office. Curtis no. 2934-08. Forms part of: Edward S. Curtis Collection (Library... more

The land of the Atsina

The land of the Atsina

Several Atsina on horseback riding across grassy plains. H118607 U.S. Copyright Office. Curtis no. 2935-08. Forms part of: Edward S. Curtis Collection (Library of Congress). Published in: The North American Ind... more

Evelyn Thaw dodging a camera, White Plains

Evelyn Thaw dodging a camera, White Plains

Photo shows Eveyln (Nesbit) Thaw (1883-1967) dodging a camerman on a street corner, White Plains, New York. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2009)

Campbell Bros. Circus at Plains, Mont.

Campbell Bros. Circus at Plains, Mont.

Copyright by E.J. Frazier, Thompson, Mont.

Pres. Theodore Roosevelt in Africa: Lion hunt on Athi Plains

Pres. Theodore Roosevelt in Africa: Lion hunt on Athi Plains

Pres. Roosevelt with native beaters and lion killed with spear. Color halftone repro. of photoprint, copyrighted by Phelps Publishing Co. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption car... more

Action Mexican War

Action Mexican War

Photograph showing man with cannon. J167706 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. No. 28.

Action Mexican War.

Action Mexican War.

Photograph showing man with cannon.

["Westlawn," Edward Tiffany Dyer house, Great Plains Road, Southampton, New York. Rose arbor and statue]

["Westlawn," Edward Tiffany Dyer house, Great Plains Road, Southampton...

Site History. House Architecture: Francis Burrall Hoffmann, Jr. Landscape: Clarence Fowler. Associated Name: Edith La Bau (Mrs. Edward T.) Dyer. Today: House, but not garden, extant. On slide (handwritten): "D... more

["Millefiori," Albert Barnes Boardman house, Great Plains Road and Coopers Neck Lane, Southampton, New York. Garden gate]

["Millefiori," Albert Barnes Boardman house, Great Plains Road and Coo...

Photographed when Frances Benjamin Johnston and Mattie Edwards Hewitt worked together. Site History. House Architecture: Hill & Stout, 1910. Landscape: Marian Cruger Coffin, 1910. Associated Name: Georgina Gert... more

["Westlawn," Edward Tiffany Dyer house, Great Plains Road, Southampton, New York. Rose arbor]

["Westlawn," Edward Tiffany Dyer house, Great Plains Road, Southampton...

Site History. House Architecture: Francis Burrall Hoffmann, Jr. Landscape: Clarence Fowler. Associated Name: Edith La Bau (Mrs. Edward T.) Dyer. Today: House, but not garden, extant. On slide (handwritten): "D... more

["Westlawn," Edward Tiffany Dyer house, Great Plains Road, Southampton, New York. View to sculpture]

["Westlawn," Edward Tiffany Dyer house, Great Plains Road, Southampton...

Site History. House Architecture: Francis Burrall Hoffmann, Jr. Landscape: Clarence Fowler. Associated Name: Edith La Bau (Mrs. Edward T.) Dyer. Today: House, but not garden, extant. On slide (handwritten): "D... more

["Westlawn," Edward Tiffany Dyer house, Great Plains Road, Southampton, New York. Rose arbor]

["Westlawn," Edward Tiffany Dyer house, Great Plains Road, Southampton...

Site History. House Architecture: Francis Burrall Hoffmann, Jr. Landscape: Clarence Fowler. Associated Name: Edith La Bau (Mrs. Edward T.) Dyer. Today: House, but not garden, extant. On slide (handwritten): "D... more

["Westlawn," Edward Tiffany Dyer house, Great Plains Road, Southampton, New York. "Sketch Plan House Garden of Mrs. Tiffany Dyer, Southampton, Long Island"]

["Westlawn," Edward Tiffany Dyer house, Great Plains Road, Southampton...

Photograph of a plan by Clarence Flower, "consulting landscape architect, 15 E. 40 St. N.Y.," undated. Site History. House Architecture: Francis Burrall Hoffmann, Jr. Landscape: Clarence Fowler. Associated Name... more

["Westlawn," Edward Tiffany Dyer house, Great Plains Road, Southampton, New York. Garden fence]

["Westlawn," Edward Tiffany Dyer house, Great Plains Road, Southampton...

Site History. House architecture: Francis Burrall Hoffman Jr. Landscape: Clarence Fowler. Associated Name: Edith La Bau (Mrs. Edward T. Dyer). Today: House extant. On slide (handwritten): "D," "Dyer, Mrs. Tiffa... more

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