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