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[Portolan chart of the Mediterranean Sea ca. 1320-1350 : manuscript chart of the Mediterranean and Black seas on vellum].

[Portolan chart of the Mediterranean Sea ca. 1320-1350 : manuscript ch...

Anonymous nautical chart in portolan style probably drawn in Genoa. Covers Mediterranean Sea from the Balearic Islands to the Levantine coast; also covers western part of Black Sea. Oldest original cartographic... more

Christ's miracles on the Sea of Galilee

Christ's miracles on the Sea of Galilee

Jesus and 12 Apostles on sailing ship at sea.

[Portolan chart of the Mediterranean, the Black Sea, and the coasts of Europe and northwest Africa].

[Portolan chart of the Mediterranean, the Black Sea, and the coasts of...

Portolan chart with seaport names given for all coastlines. Title devised by cataloguer. Contains 4 compass roses in a circle centered in Italy to the north of Rome and half of a fifth on the trimmed center lef... more

[Diagram of a ship at sea illustrating sight lines?]

[Diagram of a ship at sea illustrating sight lines?]

This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Illus. in: Martin Cortés, The arte of navigation, London, 1589, fol. 50. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

A map of the West-Indies or the islands of America in the North Sea; with ye adjacent countries; explaning [sic] what belongs to Spain, England, France, Holland &c. also ye trade winds, and ye several tracts made by ye galeons and flota from place to place. According to ye newest and most exact observations,

A map of the West-Indies or the islands of America in the North Sea; w...

Scale ca. 1:4,300,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. "Sold by H. Moll and by I. King at ye Globe in ye Poultrey near Stocks Market." "To Wil. Paterson esq; this map of the West-Indies &c. is most humb... more

A map of the West-Indies or the islands of America in the North Sea; with ye adjacent countries; explaning [sic] what belongs to Spain, England, France, Holland, &c. also ye trade winds, and ye several tracts made by ye galeons and flota from place to place.

A map of the West-Indies or the islands of America in the North Sea; w...

Scale ca. 1:5,500,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. "Printed for Tho: Bowles in St. Pauls Church Yard and Iohn Bowles at the Black Horse in Cornhill." "To Wil. Paterson, Esq; this map of the West Ind... more

A prospect of the Moro [i.e. Morro] Castle and city of Havana from sea / drawn upon the spot by an officer ; P.C. Canot, sculp.

A prospect of the Moro [i.e. Morro] Castle and city of Havana from sea...

Title from item. Earliest date corresponds to year that Boydell opened shop at Cheapside; latest date corresponds to year that Canot died. Sheet trimmed at or within plate mark on right and left. Pencilled on r... more

A map of Savannah River beginning at Stone-Bluff, or Nexttobethell, which continueth to the sea; also, the four sounds Savañah, [Warsaw], Hossabaw, and St. Katharines, with their islands; likewise Neuport, or Serpent River, from its mouth to Benjehova Bluff.

A map of Savannah River beginning at Stone-Bluff, or Nexttobethell, wh...

Scale ca. 1:132,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Annotated with brown ink. Oriented with north to the right. Prime meridian: Ferro. Relief shown by hachures. Shows aspects of the phys... more

A plan of the sea coast from Boston Bay to the light house near Rhode Island, reduced from the large survey.

A plan of the sea coast from Boston Bay to the light house near Rhode ...

Scale 1:253,440; 4 statute miles to 1 in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading. Has watermarks. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of N... more

An actual survey of the sea coast from New York to the I. Cape Brition, with tables of the direct and thwart courses & distances from place to place.

An actual survey of the sea coast from New York to the I. Cape Brition...

Scale ca. 1:590,000. Shows longitude east and west from Boston. Soundings in feet. Imperfect. Lower right section missing. Parts of upper right section torn away. Includes tables, distance charts, and insets of... more

An actual survey of the sea coast from New York to the I. Cape Briton, with tables of the direct and thwart courses & distances from place to place.

An actual survey of the sea coast from New York to the I. Cape Briton,...

Scale ca. 1:590,000. Shows longitude east and west from Boston. Soundings in feet. Includes tables, distance charts, and insets of New York, Boston and Halifax harbors, Casco Bay and Annapolis Royal, and "A map... more

To [blank] Sir, You are hereby impowered immediately to inlist a company to consist of [blank] able bodied and effective men (including officers) as soldiers in the Massachusetts service, for the defence of the sea coast in this Colony, agreeabl

To [blank] Sir, You are hereby impowered immediately to inlist a compa...

Positive Photostat.; Not in Evans.; Stamped on verso: 504. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Eph... more

[The course of Delaware River from Philadelphia to Chester, exhibiting the several works erected by the rebels to defend its passage, with the attacks made upon them by His Majesty's land & sea forces.

[The course of Delaware River from Philadelphia to Chester, exhibiting...

Scale ca. 1:32,400. Title from the author's The course of Delaware River ... 1778. Manuscript, pen-and-ink (black and red) and watercolor. Shows soundings, disposition of ships, etc. Names "Fort Mifflin" and "F... more

The course of Delaware River from Philadelphia to Chester, exhibiting the several works erected by the rebels to defend its passage, with the attacks made upon them by His Majesty's land & sea forces.

The course of Delaware River from Philadelphia to Chester, exhibiting ...

Scale ca. 1:33,200. Hand colored. Shows soundings and disposition of ships, etc. Includes "A sketch of Fort Island" and "Profile and plan of the sunk frames or chevaux de frise which formed the stackadoes in th... more

The sea fight between Keppel and d'Orvilliers

The sea fight between Keppel and d'Orvilliers

Print shows a depiction of the naval engagement between the British fleet under Admiral Keppel and the French fleet under Count d'Orvilliers; framed with elaborate border.

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

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

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

Dominion of the sea

Dominion of the sea

Print shows Britannia in a boat with a fox on the prow at anchor in "Portland Road"; she is holding a staff with the banner of St. George and the British flag, and an olive branch in her right hand, her shield ... more

A view of the several flags which the following nations bear at sea ...

A view of the several flags which the following nations bear at sea .....

Print shows twenty flags of the major world powers.

A view of the sea & beach, from Mr. James Newbolds plantation, near Indian River / Trenchard sculp.

A view of the sea & beach, from Mr. James Newbolds plantation, near In...

Print shows building on the waterfront of the Indian River Bay in Delaware. Title from item. Illus. in: The Columbian magazine, or, Monthly miscellany. Philadelphia : Printed for Seddon, Spotswood, Cist, and Tr... more

The great South Sea caterpillar, transform'd into a Bath butterfly / Js.G. desn. et fect.

The great South Sea caterpillar, transform'd into a Bath butterfly / J...

Cartoon shows the metamorphosis of Sir Joseph Banks from a caterpillar to a butterfly upon his investiture with the Order of the Bath as a result of his South Sea expedition. Draped with the ribbon, and wearing... more

A new chart of the Mediterranean Sea /

A new chart of the Mediterranean Sea /

Depths shown by soundings in selected areas. Statement of dedication: To the Right Honorable Horatio Baron Nelson of the Nile and of Burnham Thorpe in Norfolk, Rear Admiral of the Blue, and Knight of the Milita... more

A map of America between latitudes 40 and 70 north and longitudes 45 and 180 west exhibiting Mackenzie's track from Montreal to Fort Chipewyan & from thence to the north sea in 1789 & to the west Pacific Ocean in 1793.

A map of America between latitudes 40 and 70 north and longitudes 45 a...

"... Published 15 Oct. 1801 ..." Relief shown by hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault

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

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

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

View of Algiers from the Sea

View of Algiers from the Sea

Aquatnint by L. Clark after drawing by Henry Parice. Illus. in: Pananti, Narrative of a Residence in Algiers (1818). Reference copy may be in LOT 4702A. This record contains unverified, old data from caption ca... more

[Title page of The Poetical Works of John Trumbull, Hartford, 1820, illustrated with man with bow and arrows, woman, with Liberty cap on pole, boy with sword, and sea serpent.]

[Title page of The Poetical Works of John Trumbull, Hartford, 1820, il...

/ E Tisdale, del.; W.H. Bassett fc. Engraving by W.H. Bassett after drawing by E. Tisdale. Illus. in: The Poetical Works of John Trumbull, Hartford, 1820. Ref. copy may be in SSF (Gr) - PATRIOTISM 1820. This re... more

The wreck at sea

The wreck at sea

Print shows four men on wrecked boat being rescued by men in rowboat. Engraving by J.B. Neagle. Drawing by T. Birch. Illus. in: The Token and Atlantic Souvenir..., 1836, oppos. p. 151. Ref. copy may be in SSF (... more

Map of the River Sabine from its mouth on the Gulf of Mexico in the sea to Logan's Ferry in latitude 31°58ʹ24ʺ north : shewing the boundary between the United States and the Republic of Texas between said points : as marked and laid down by survey in 1840, under the direction of the Commissioners appointed for that purpose /

Map of the River Sabine from its mouth on the Gulf of Mexico in the se...

Phillips, 1384 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy in 3 parts. [See Sen. Doc. 199 2nd Session, 27th Congr. LC Vo. 397 for text and smaller maps] Mounted on cloth. ... more

Sea of Galilee or Genazareth looking towards Bashan April 21st 1839

Sea of Galilee or Genazareth looking towards Bashan April 21st 1839

Illus. in: The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt and Nubia / from drawings made on the spot by David Roberts ... ; lithographed by Louis Haghe. London : F.G. Moon, 1842-1845, v. 1, pts. 5-6, p. 6. Surroga... more

Hydrarchos!! greatest wonder of the world. or great sea serpent ... Now exhibiting for two weeks, at the Apollo saloon, 410 Broadway ... New York. Benjamin Owen, Book and Job Printer, 29 Ann-Street, Centre Building, September 19, 1845.

Hydrarchos!! greatest wonder of the world. or great sea serpent ... No...

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 119, Folder 31.

The great sea serpent. The sea serpent when first seen from H[er] M[ajesty's] S[hip] DAEDALUS

The great sea serpent. The sea serpent when first seen from H[er] M[aj...

Long sea monster in front of ship. Illus. in: The Illustrated London News, 1848 Oct. 28. Reference copy may be in SSF - Sea monsters. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tr... more

Balaklava, looking towards the sea / W. Simpson del. ; W. Walton lith.

Balaklava, looking towards the sea / W. Simpson del. ; W. Walton lith.

Print shows view of Balaklava looking over the rooftops toward the harbor which is getting crowded with British ships; two bell tents in the foreground, and remains of an old castle on the hillside in the background.

Sebastopol from the sea - sketched from the deck of H.M.S. Sidon / W. Simpson delt. ; T. Picken lith.

Sebastopol from the sea - sketched from the deck of H.M.S. Sidon / W. ...

Print shows sailors and cannons on deck of the H.M.S. Sidon, with a distant view of the forts and other buildings in Sevastopolʹ.

[Jesus appearing to his disciples on the Sea of Galilee] / JSvC [monogram].

[Jesus appearing to his disciples on the Sea of Galilee] / JSvC [monog...

The subject of the drawing is Jesus Appearing to His Disciples and the Miraculous Draft of Fishes. More precisely, as the artist transcribed from the Bible, this is the moment when Peter jumps into the water to... more

Columbia rules the sea

Columbia rules the sea

An emblem of an eagle supported by two American flags, illustrates the sheet music cover for a song by Josiah D. Canning. The eagle's wings are spread and its mouth holds a streamer with the composer's sobrique... more

Joppa from the sea / P. Bergheim.

Joppa from the sea / P. Bergheim.

In album: Constantinople, Smyrna, Beyrout, Ba'albec, Damascus, p. 42B, pl. 84. "No. 51" written in image.

[Three ships at sea]

[Three ships at sea]

Title devised. Formerly Waud no. C-20. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.947) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

Please read the following letter! which will explain itself. Having witnessed an exhibition of Capt. E. C. Williams' panoramic representation of a South sea whaling voyage, we take great pleasure in bearing testimony to its great artistic merits

Please read the following letter! which will explain itself. Having wi...

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 66, Folder 31.

Map of the seat of war exhibiting the surrounding country, the approaches by sea & land to the capitol of the United States, and the military posts, forts, &c.

Map of the seat of war exhibiting the surrounding country, the approac...

Scale 1:633,600. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 451.2 "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1861 by Jacob Monk." General map of eastern Virginia, Maryland, and Delaware. Includes "Table of distances f... more

Sea coast defences.

Sea coast defences.

Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 365 Confederate imprint. Suggested "system of defence for smaller ports and inlets" in South Carolina, signed "G.M." and illustrated by a plan of a fort. Gabriel Ma... more

The Pacific Mail Company's steamer "Golden Gate," burned at sea July 27, 1862 The United States Infantry burning the house of the Rebel Ruffin under the guns of the United States gun-boat "Mahaska" / / sketched by an officer of the "Mahaska."

The Pacific Mail Company's steamer "Golden Gate," burned at sea July 2...

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 6, no. 295 (1862 Aug. 23), p. 540.

Sketch of sea coast of South Carolina and Georgia from Bull's Bay to Ossabaw Sound /

Sketch of sea coast of South Carolina and Georgia from Bull's Bay to O...

Signed in ink on front and back "Millard Fillmore, Dec. 6, 1864" LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 364.1 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes list of "References" to Ci... more

[A small sailboat or schooner, possibly the Benjamin S. Wright, at sea]

[A small sailboat or schooner, possibly the Benjamin S. Wright, at sea...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in album: Photographs of arctic ice / William Bradford, [plate 41] Typewritten text in album lists photographers as J.L. Dunmore and G.P. Critcherson, but William H. Pierc... more

Sherman's march from Atlanta to the sea. Drawn from official map of Brig. Genl. O. M. Poe, Chief Engineer.

Sherman's march from Atlanta to the sea. Drawn from official map of Br...

Includes portions of Tennessee and Georgia from Atlanta to Savannah, highlighting Sherman's March to the Sea, also referred to as the Savannah Campaign of 15 November to 21 December 1864.

Castle Peak. Head waters of the Yuba River - 10,000 feet above the sea - Central Pacific Railroad

Castle Peak. Head waters of the Yuba River - 10,000 feet above the sea...

The Library holds only one photo from a pair published as a stereographic view. Gems of California scenery, no. 1269. LOT subdivision subject: Donner Pass Route. This record contains unverified old data from ca... more

My Darling Dwells Over the Sea!

My Darling Dwells Over the Sea!

Music cover showing beautiful woman seated on shore with one foot in water, small sail boat in background. LOT subdivision subject: Sentimental - Women. Title and other information transcribed from caption card... more

South Sea Conchological Co.

South Sea Conchological Co.

Two men in booth selling conch shells.

History of Sea Island cotton / from sketches by James E. Taylor.

History of Sea Island cotton / from sketches by James E. Taylor.

Four illustrations with text: packing cotton for market, loading cotton on ship, whipping cotton, and ginning cotton. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1869 April 17, p. 77.

History of Sea Island cotton / from sketches by James E. Taylor.

History of Sea Island cotton / from sketches by James E. Taylor.

Five illustrations with text: sorting cotton, Sea Island cotton plant, carrying cotton from the field to the gin, planting cotton, and weighing cotton. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1869 April 17, p. 76.

The Yo-Semite Valley, (4060 feet above sea) from Mariposa Trail

The Yo-Semite Valley, (4060 feet above sea) from Mariposa Trail

3524 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. No. 1186. Part of series: California - Views in the Yo-Semite Valley.

The Yo-Semite Valley, (4060 feet above sea) from Mariposa Trail

The Yo-Semite Valley, (4060 feet above sea) from Mariposa Trail

3526 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. No. 1188. Part of series: California - Views in the Yo-Semite Valley.

Map showing the route of the Mobile & North Western Railroad, and its connections by land and sea; Henry Van Vleck chief engineer.

Map showing the route of the Mobile & North Western Railroad, and its ...

Map of Mississippi and vicinity showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, state, county, and township boundaries, and the railroad network, with emphasis on the main lines. Scale 1:1,267,200. LC R... more

President Grant at his cottage by the sea

President Grant at his cottage by the sea

Ulysses Grant seated on porch with his wife, Julia, and son, Jesse.

[Bank note vignettes showing sailing ships at sea and in harbor]

[Bank note vignettes showing sailing ships at sea and in harbor]

In album: Engravings of the American Banknote Company ... p. 31.

Summit of Mt. Dana, 13227 feet above the level of the sea. View from Bloody Canyon. Little Yosemite valley

Summit of Mt. Dana, 13227 feet above the level of the sea. View from B...

Title from item. Part of series: Glories of the Yosemite, California, or Glories of the Yosemite Valley. No. 182.

Sea coast of Rockingham County, N.H. /

Sea coast of Rockingham County, N.H. /

Relief shown by hachures. Shows landowners. LC Land ownership maps, 434 Includes index to landowners. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.