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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

[Portolan chart of the Mediterranean and connecting seas].

[Portolan chart of the Mediterranean and connecting seas].

Portolan chart with seaport names given for all coastlines. Does not cover Black Sea. Title devised by cataloguer. Oriented with north to the right (indicated by fleurs-de-lys). Contains 11 compass roses in a c... More

[Portolan chart of the Mediterranean and Black Seas with the west coast of Spain and Portugal] /

[Portolan chart of the Mediterranean and Black Seas with the west coas...

Portolan chart with seaport names given for all coastlines. Title devised by cataloguer. Fragmentary signature on upper right portion leading into neck reads "Io Placid...". Oriented with north to the right (in... More

Mediterranean Sea divided into its Principall parts or seas.

Mediterranean Sea divided into its Principall parts or seas.

Based on La Mer Mediterraneʹe divisee enses Principales Parties, ou Mers by Nicolas Sanson. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

Bowles's new and accurate map of the world, or Terrestrial globe : laid down from the best observations and newest discoveries particularly those lately made in the south seas by Anson, Byron, Wallis, Bouganville, Cook, and other celebrated circumnavigators, illustrated with a variety of useful projections and representations of the heavenly bodies the most approved astronomical and geographical definitions tables, and problems with an easy and familiar explanation of the most curious and interesting phoenomena in the universal system.

Bowles's new and accurate map of the world, or Terrestrial globe : lai...

Shows various expedition routes. Relief shown pictorially. Includes text and col. ill. Ancillary maps: Solar system -- Northern hemisphere -- Southern hemisphere -- Astronomical latitude and longitude analemma ... More

[Seascape with ships]

[Seascape with ships]

Title from finding aid. Includes detailed notations about colors; also dated 15 July 1816. Unpublished finding aid, Drawings of Jamaica by William Berryman, available in LC Prints & Photographs Reading Room.

Frontispiece - Washington. Firm as the surge repelling rock

Frontispiece - Washington. Firm as the surge repelling rock

Print shows a large rock labeled "Washington" with trees growing on top, standing firm while battered by huge storm tossed waves; may be intended to represent former President George Washington metaphorically a... More

Kanagawa oki nami ura

Kanagawa oki nami ura

Print shows a huge wave bearing down on boats 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

Sunshū sattatōge, Andō Hiroshige

Sunshū sattatōge, Andō Hiroshige

Print shows waves crashing on rocks at the base of a cliff on the coast, with ships in the background. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06.... More

Kanagawa

Kanagawa

Print shows travelers walking up steep street with shops and inns on the left offering view of the ocean where ships are anchored or under sail.

Driven on a shoal G.R. Bonfield

Driven on a shoal G.R. Bonfield

Drawing shows the port side of a ship, possibly run aground on a shoal, buffetted by waves during a storm. Title from item. Signed in pencil on lower right. Inscribed in pencil on verso: Driven on a shoal, G.R.... More

Two men in a small sailboat on rough seas

Two men in a small sailboat on rough seas

Drawing shows a small sailboat, with two men on board, buffetted by waves. Title devised by Library staff. (DLC/PP-2000:095) Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection at the Library of Congress. Forms part of:... More

Sailboat on rough seas G.R. Bonfield

Sailboat on rough seas G.R. Bonfield

Drawing shows a sailboat buffetted by waves during a storm. Title devised by Library staff. Signed in pencil on lower left. (DLC/PP-2000:095) Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection at the Library of Congres... More

Two views of rowboats at breakers on shore, with a sailing vessel in the distance; one view is right-side up and the other upside down

Two views of rowboats at breakers on shore, with a sailing vessel in t...

Title devised by Library staff. (DLC/PP-1997:105) Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection at the Library of Congress. Forms part of: Documentary drawing filing series (Library of Congress). Irregular edge on... More

Queens night Hamilton

Queens night Hamilton

Drawing shows a sailboat rocked by waves. Title from item. Inscribed in pencil on lower right: Hamilton. Stamped on lower left corner: From the file of James F. Queen artist, 1824-1889. (DLC/PP-2000:095) Forms ... More

Yui, Ando Hiroshige

Yui, Ando Hiroshige

Print shows travelers on a street at the Yui station on the Tōkaidō Road, with cliffs and view of the sea in the background. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print s... More

"Have ye beheld the young god of the seas" / Ward ; Sartain.

"Have ye beheld the young god of the seas" / Ward ; Sartain.

Print shows a young boy with wings borne across the sea by three female figures. Title from item. The title is a line from John Keats' poem "Hyperion". (DLC/PP-1998:151.32) Forms part of: Marian S. Carson colle... More

Ōsumi, Andō Hiroshige

Ōsumi, Andō Hiroshige

Print shows the volcano Sakurajima at Ōsumi on Sakura Island, with sailing ships in the sea around the island. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in ... More

The freedom of the seas, our inalienable right!

The freedom of the seas, our inalienable right!

A large, printer's stock cut of a defiantly patriotic motif designed for use on political banners and placards. The design features a somewhat combative-looking bald eagle, wings spread and standing on a globe.... More

Sōshū miura no kaijō Andō Hiroshige

Sōshū miura no kaijō Andō Hiroshige

Print shows sailboats on the sea at Miura, 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 serie... More

Kazusa kuroto no ura Andō Hiroshige

Kazusa kuroto no ura Andō Hiroshige

Print shows small boats and large ships on large body of water, with a view of Mount Fuji in the background. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 20... More

Suruga satta no kaijō

Suruga satta no kaijō

Print shows waves crashing on rocks along the coast at Satta in the Suruga Province, with view of Mount Fuji in the background. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo prin... More

Boushū hota no kaigan

Boushū hota no kaigan

Print shows travelers walking along the coastline at Hota, with a view of Mount Fuji in the background. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06... More

View of coastline with birds and sailboat

View of coastline with birds and sailboat

General information about the Popular and Applied Graphic Art print materials is available at: https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.pga Title devised by Library staff or Junior Fellows, 2005-2017. Storch & Kr[...], l... More

From Tegner's Drapa Longfellow's translation "sinking beneath the waves" boulder returned no more

From Tegner's Drapa Longfellow's translation "sinking beneath the wave...

B 12741 U.S. Copyright Office. General information about the Popular and Applied Graphic Art print materials is available at: https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.pga Title information compiled by Junior Fellows, 200... More

"Near the lighthouse" - Print, Library of Congress collection

"Near the lighthouse" - Print, Library of Congress collection

8699 U.S. Copyright Office. General information about the Popular and Applied Graphic Art print materials is available at: https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.pga Title information compiled by Junior Fellows, 2005-2... More

Sunrise on the coast

Sunrise on the coast

General information about the Popular and Applied Graphic Art print materials is available at: https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.pga Title information compiled by Junior Fellows, 2005-2017. J.P. & L. E. is located... More

Rock of ages - Print, Library of Congress collection

Rock of ages - Print, Library of Congress collection

6209 U.S. Copyright Office. General information about the Popular and Applied Graphic Art print materials is available at: https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.pga Title information compiled by Junior Fellows, 2005-2... More

Nami ni chidori

Nami ni chidori

Print shows birds standing on rocks and in flight above waves at the seashore. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: full color wood... More

Nami ni chidori

Nami ni chidori

Print shows birds standing on rocks and in flight above waves at the seashore. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Same as FP 2 - JPD, no.... More

Ship at sea, under full sail, with five men in a rowboat under a partially obscured full moon

Ship at sea, under full sail, with five men in a rowboat under a parti...

Print shows a Victorian trade card from a series of nautical scenes with space for text advertising a particular product or service. For an example of how these cards were used for advertising, see: LOT 14100, ... More

[Musha]taira no tomomori

[Musha]taira no tomomori

Print shows the ghost of Taira no Tomomori crashing through waves to avenge the Taira naval defeat by the Minamoto forces during the Genpei War. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-s... More

Nami ni chidori

Nami ni chidori

Print shows birds standing on rocks and in flight above waves at the seashore. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Same as FP 2 - JPD, no.... More

Bache Island from Kane Sea, Aug. 1881

Bache Island from Kane Sea, Aug. 1881

Photograph showing expanse of sea with land in the distance during the Lady Franklin Bay Expedition. Title from item. No. 79.

East end of Lyttleton Island with life boat cove in distance

East end of Lyttleton Island with life boat cove in distance

Photograph showing sea with snow-covered land beyond during the Lady Franklin Bay Expedition. Title from item. No. 77.

General view to the north from point in Kane's Sea about 12 miles east of Victoria Head -- Washington Irving Island in centre of Lake Hazen

General view to the north from point in Kane's Sea about 12 miles east...

Photograph showing sea with land beyond during the Lady Franklin Bay Expedition.

Carl Ritter Bay -- north side

Carl Ritter Bay -- north side

Photograph showing sea with chunks of ice and mountains beyond during the Lady Franklin Bay Expedition.

"What are the wild waves saying, sister?" / Gillam.

"What are the wild waves saying, sister?" / Gillam.

Illustration shows James G. Blaine, dressed like a farmer with a patch labeled "Vindication" on his pants, standing next to John A. Logan who is dressed as a girl; they are on a beach looking out to sea, watchi... More

Daimotsu kaijō no tsuki

Daimotsu kaijō no tsuki

Print shows a Musashibo Benkei praying to appease the gods and calm the rough seas so that his ship may cross Daimotsu Bay safely. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo p... More

"Her resolute opposition" / G.E. Ciani.

"Her resolute opposition" / G.E. Ciani.

Illustration shows Queen Victoria standing on her throne labeled "England" at the edge of the sea, holding a broom labeled "My Prerogative", and sweeping against ocean waves labeled "Home Rule" and "Democracy" ... More

Narragansett Pier (stormy) AT Bricher ; by A.T. Bricher

Narragansett Pier (stormy) AT Bricher ; by A.T. Bricher

Print shows a marine view of waves crashing on rocks at Narragansett Pier, Narragansett, Rhode Island. S34944 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Signed on stone on lower left. Label on verso with title and... More

Canal de Suez, le Lac Salé

Canal de Suez, le Lac Salé

Title from item. Title in Detroit Publishing Co., Catalogue J foreign section, Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Publishing Company, 1905: "Egypt. Suez Canal. Vessel in the Salt Lake. Red Sea." Print no. "2161. P.Z." Pu... More

[View of the Five Seas, Tatra, Austro-Hungary]

[View of the Five Seas, Tatra, Austro-Hungary]

Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., Catalogue J foreign section, Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Publishing Company, 1905. Print no. "16441". Forms part of: Views of the Austro-Hungarian Empire in the Photochrom pr... More

Fuji [mori]goe no ryū

Fuji [mori]goe no ryū

Print shows a dragon, emerged from the sea, climbing Mount Fuji; sailing ships are about to get hit with rough seas. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialis... More

Port Said, au clair de lune

Port Said, au clair de lune

Title from item. Title in Detroit Publishing Co., Catalogue J foreign section, Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Publishing Company, 1905: "Egypt. Port Said. By moonlight." Print no. "2173. P.Z." Purchase; Marc Walter; ... More

[Waves breaking on rocks]

[Waves breaking on rocks]

Title devised by cataloger. No publication information. (DLC/PP-1939:0069.11). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress).

Kanagawa oki nami ura

Kanagawa oki nami ura

Print shows a huge wave bearing down on boats with a view of Mount Fuji in the background. Title from another copy, other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-... More

Kojima zu

Kojima zu

Print shows waves crashing over rocks on the coast of Kojima Island. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: full color woodblock prin... More

In pensive thought / E. Percy Moran.

In pensive thought / E. Percy Moran.

Print shows a woman standing on a rocky shore, looking out to sea; a hat hangs from her right arm. Includes remarque on lower right showing three seagulls. W26102 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Signed ... More

In pensive thought

In pensive thought

Woman standing on rocky shore, looking toward sea.

Balboa claiming dominion over the South Seas on behalf of the King of Spain

Balboa claiming dominion over the South Seas on behalf of the King of ...

Print shows Balboa standing in the Pacific Ocean holding a sword and the banner of Spain. Title from item. Copyright 1893 by Gebbie & Co. Illus. in: The American continent and its inhabitants before its discov... More

In distress, three children standing on a piece of shipwreck debris looking for help

In distress, three children standing on a piece of shipwreck debris lo...

389[20] U.S. Copyright Office. General information about the Popular and Applied Graphic Art print materials is available at: https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.pga Title information compiled by Junior Fellows, 200... More

City sonnets : Broadway at noon

City sonnets : Broadway at noon

Border of phoenix in flames around cherubs in shell boats; shipwreck victim at edge of surf. (DLC/PP-1935:0022). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: "Solitude" b... More

Silly old women! - their little brooms can't sweep back the great big ocean / Dalrymple.

Silly old women! - their little brooms can't sweep back the great big ...

Print shows several men dressed as maids holding brooms, standing on shore or awash in huge waves labeled "Business Revival" and "Sound Money"; the men are identified on their bonnets or on their brooms as "Hoa... More

Just what might have been expected / J.S. Pughe.

Just what might have been expected / J.S. Pughe.

Print shows Willima McKinley sitting on the porch of a house labeled "Presidential Hopes", flying a banner that states "The Foreigner Pays the Tax", built on stilts on a sandy beach; a rising tide labeled "Busi... More

Coming of the tide Louis K. Harlow ; by Louis K. Harlow

Coming of the tide Louis K. Harlow ; by Louis K. Harlow

Print shows sailboats offshore and two men in a rowboat waiting for the tide to come in. AA52366 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Signed on stone on lower right. No. 500. Label on verso with title and pu... More

Steamer in the Arabian Sea near Bombay (?)

Steamer in the Arabian Sea near Bombay (?)

Gift; William P. Meeker; 1971. Forms part of: Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942. World's Transportation Commission photograph collection (Library of Congress).

Moonbeams dancing on the bosom of the deep

Moonbeams dancing on the bosom of the deep

Stereograph showing moonlight on water, and sailing ships at anchor. aa24331 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Geo. Barker. Title from item.

The modern King Canute / Dalrymple.

The modern King Canute / Dalrymple.

Print shows South African President Paul Kruger labeled "Dom Paul" sitting in a throne labeled "Transvaal Republic" on the seashore and is about to be swamped by a large wave labeled "Industrial Progress"; he a... More

Nome City water front, Oct. 20, '99

Nome City water front, Oct. 20, '99

No. 64. Label on verso: "Department of Commerce and Labor, Coast and Geodetic Survey. Shelf Mark: V945. Dr. H. S. Pritchett, Superintendent. State, Alaska. Locality, Nome City water front from anchorage in Beri... More

[Lifesaving crew at practice in the ocean, distant view]

[Lifesaving crew at practice in the ocean, distant view]

Title from: Wilbur & Orville Wright, pictorial materials: a documentary guide / Arthur G. Renstrom. Washington: Library of Congress, 1982, p. 47. Attributed to Wilbur and/or Orville Wright. Reference copy in LO... More

Twilight
Irebarwith strand

Irebarwith strand

Title from jacket. Photograph of a photo of a painting signed "Wm. T. Richards, '88." "G 8194" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 043694. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Roaring forties

Roaring forties

Photograph of a painting signed "Waugh" at Metropolitan Museum of Art. "050348" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. M 579. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Hatō zu

Hatō zu

Print shows ocean waves. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: full color woodblock print. No. 437. Forms part of: Japanese prints a... More

[Twilight]
The Wave
Woman leaning against cross on rock in middle of stormy sea near a shipwreck

Woman leaning against cross on rock in middle of stormy sea near a shi...

13463 U.S. Copyright Office. General information about the Popular and Applied Graphic Art print materials is available at: https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.pga Title devised by Library staff or Junior Fellows, 2... More

Hatō zu

Hatō zu

Print shows ocean waves.

Under the full moon

Under the full moon

Date based on Detroit, Thistle Publications (1912). Photograph of painting at Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences. Detroit Publishing Co. no. M452. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

The breakers

The breakers

Title and date from Detroit, Thistle Publications (1912). Image on videodisc is laterally reversed. Photograph of a painting signed "Hans Bartles, Munchen." Detroit Publishing Co. no. 029829. Gift; State Histor... More

The Wave

The Wave

"McC 854" on transparency. Photograph of a painting. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 050282. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Twilight

Twilight

Title and date from Detroit, Thistle Publications (1912). Photograph of a photographic print of a painting signed "Alex Harrison." "F 9" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 029791. Gift; State Historical So... More

In a golden light

In a golden light

Photograph of a painting signed "Paul Dougherty" at Hackley Art Gallery. Detroit Publishing Co. no. M 766. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

[Surf at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina]

[Surf at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina]

Title from: Wilbur & Orville Wright, pictorial materials: a documentary guide / Arthur G. Renstrom. Washington: Library of Congress, 1982, p. 46. Attributed to Wilbur and/or Orville Wright. Reference copy in LO... More

Sunlight on the coast

Sunlight on the coast

Date based on Detroit, Thistle Publications (1912). Photograph of painting at Toledo Museum of Art. "050188" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. M224. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

In the surf

In the surf

Photograph of a painting signed "Jozef Israels" at Hackley Art Gallery. Detroit Publishing Co. no. M 758. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Hatō zu

Hatō zu

Print shows ocean waves. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: full color woodblock print. No. 436. Forms part of: Japanese prints a... More

Seals on rocks

Seals on rocks

Title transcribed from caption accompanying item. Forms part of: Frank and Frances Carpenter collection (Library of Congress). Gift; Mrs. W. Chapin Huntington; 1951.

[Lifesaving crew at practice in the ocean, distant view]

[Lifesaving crew at practice in the ocean, distant view]

Title from: Wilbur & Orville Wright, pictorial materials: a documentary guide / Arthur G. Renstrom. Washington: Library of Congress, 1982, p. 47. Attributed to Wilbur and/or Orville Wright. No reference copy in... More

Twilight

Twilight

Date based on Detroit, Thistle Publications (1912). Photograph of a painting signed "Alex Harrison" at Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. Detroit Publishing Co. no. M 29937. Gift; State Historical Societ... More

Spectres of the north

Spectres of the north

Date based on Detroit, Thistle Publications (1912). Photograph of a painting. Detroit Publishing Co. no. M 680. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

[Surf at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina]

[Surf at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina]

Title from: Wilbur & Orville Wright, pictorial materials: a documentary guide / Arthur G. Renstrom. Washington: Library of Congress, 1982, p. 46. Attributed to Wilbur and/or Orville Wright. Reference copy in LO... More

If he has to take to water / Dalrymple.

If he has to take to water / Dalrymple.

Illustration showing John Bull as a sailor, floating in a life-preserver labeled "British Navy 800 War Ships", surrounded by huge waves labeled "Germany," "France," and "Russia." There are cannon barrels pointi... More

The land and the sea

The land and the sea

Date based on Detroit, Thistle Publications (1912). Photograph of painting signed "Paul Dougherty, 1901," at Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. Detroit Publishing Co. no. M217. Gift; State Historical Soc... More

The Golden Gate, San Francisco view, photochrome print postcard.

The Golden Gate, San Francisco view, photochrome print postcard.

Copyright 1901 by Detroit Photographic Co. Title from item. Detroit Publishing Co. no. "51398". Forms part of: Photochrom Print Collection. More information about the Photochrom Print Collection is available at... More

Surf near the Golden Gate, San Francisco

Surf near the Golden Gate, San Francisco

Copyright 1901 by Detroit Photographic Co. Title from item. Caption for similar image in (LOT 9062) lists title as: [San Francisco, Cal.] Surf near the Golden Gate. Detroit Publishing Co. no. "53901". Forms par... More

Along the beach, Coney Island, N. Y

Along the beach, Coney Island, N. Y

H6365 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. No. 492.

In the surf, Coney Island, N. Y., U. S. A

In the surf, Coney Island, N. Y., U. S. A

H10405 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright, 1901 by R. R. Whiting. No. 8069. Title from item.

Seal Rocks view, photochrome print postcard.

Seal Rocks view, photochrome print postcard.

Copyright 1901 by Detroit Photographic Co. Title from item. Detroit Publishing Co. no. "51399". Forms part of: Photochrom Print Collection. More information about the Photochrom Print Collection is available at... More