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[Courtly outdoor scene, with fountain and men on horses (recto) ; faint red chalk sketch (verso)]

[Courtly outdoor scene, with fountain and men on horses (recto) ; fain...

Drawing shows mounted man pointing with sword to hunter with hounds and gun; another mounted man behind; woman and little girl standing at the right; also woman seated near fountain arranging hat of child (from... more

[First sketch for the chapel of Bonaventura at Potenza (Italy), in (church) San Francesco]

[First sketch for the chapel of Bonaventura at Potenza (Italy), in (ch...

Inscribed: Primo schizzo p[er] la capella dal Bonaventura a Potenza in S. Francesco. Drawing not signed; attribution to Franceschini (known as "Il Volterrano") based on Walker Collection files. Title devised by... more

Captain Snow's sketch.

Captain Snow's sketch.

Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Relief shown pictorially. Shows location of forts, western Pennsylvania, northern Virginia, northern Maryland, Maryland-Pennsylvania boundary line, and "Road to Philade... more

A sketch of the field of battle with the disposition of the troops in the beginning of the engagement of the 9th of July on the Monongahela 7 miles from Fort Du Quesne.

A sketch of the field of battle with the disposition of the troops in ...

Scale 1:10,800; 300 yards to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Relief shown by hachures. The name R. Ohio applies also to the Allegheny. "No. 27." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a rast... more

Copy of a sketch of the Monongahela, with the field of battle,

Copy of a sketch of the Monongahela, with the field of battle,

Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and pencil. Relief shown by hachures. In this map the name Ohio R. ou la belle rivière is applied also to the Allegheny. The words "direction of" have been inserted in p... more

Sketch of St. Jo[hn's] Harbour, and part of the river.

Sketch of St. Jo[hn's] Harbour, and part of the river.

Scale ca. 1:150,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Imperfect: Deteriorating along upper edge of border. Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster im... more

A sketch of St. John's Harbour and part of the river;

A sketch of St. John's Harbour and part of the river;

Scale ca. 1:150,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 440; 651

A Sketch of the harbour of St. Iago de Cuba.

A Sketch of the harbour of St. Iago de Cuba.

Scale ca. 1:15,500. Title on verso: Plan & chart, St. Jago de Cuba, 81. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor, on tracing paper. Relief shown pictorially. Soundings shown in fathoms. LC Maps of North America, ... more

Sketch for the statue ordered to be erected to the memory of the late Wm. Beckford Esqr. by the Court of Common Council

Sketch for the statue ordered to be erected to the memory of the late ...

Print shows William Beckford stands full-length, with his back to a wall of windows, treading on the male figure of tyranny bound with chains at his feet, with his right hand on the shoulder of Britannia in a c... more

A plan of part of the rivers Tombecbe, Alabama, Tensa, Perdido, & Scambia in the province of West Florida; with a sketch of the boundary between the nation of upper Creek Indians and that part of the province which is contigious thereto, as settled at the congresses at Pensacola in the years 1765 & 1771.

A plan of part of the rivers Tombecbe, Alabama, Tensa, Perdido, & Scam...

Scale ca. 1:126,720. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown pictorially. Cadastral map. Drawn from the original map in British archives "Col. Off. 5. Vol. 73, pp. 103-104. (Old A.W.I. 276)." Inclu... more

[Bunker Hill--rough sketch.

[Bunker Hill--rough sketch.

Scale not given. Title from Peter Force's catalog of manuscript maps. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Relief shown by hachures. Shows landing places, positions of British units, and "Rebels line of march." Available a... more

Sketch of the ground about Charles Town.

Sketch of the ground about Charles Town.

Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures. "NB: Medford road 45 paces broad; Cambridge road 30 p." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 921 Available also... more

A sketch of the action between the British forces and the American provincials, on the heights of the peninsula of Charlestown, the 17th of June 1775.

A sketch of the action between the British forces and the American pro...

Scale ca. 1:13,800. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Indexed for points of military interest. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-178... more

Sketch of the country illustrating the late engagement in Long Island.

Sketch of the country illustrating the late engagement in Long Island.

Scale ca. 1:310,000. Depths shown by soundings. From The Gentleman's magazine, v. 46, Oct. 1776. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1150 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ima... more

Sketch of the engagement at Trenton, given on the 26th of December 1776 betwixt the American troops under command of General Washington, and three Hessian regiments under command of Colonell Rall, in which the latter a part surrendert themselves prisoner of war.

Sketch of the engagement at Trenton, given on the 26th of December 177...

Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Includes "Explanation." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1267 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ... more

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

Sketch of New York, narrows & part of Long Island with the roads.

Sketch of New York, narrows & part of Long Island with the roads.

Scale ca. 1:23,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures. Soundings in fathoms. Shows distances. In margin, upper left corner: No. 18. LC Maps of North America, 1750-... more

Sketch of Forts Clinton & Montgomery, stormed the 6th Octob. 1777 by the troops under the command of Sir Henry Clinton, K.B., Lt. General of H. Maj. forces and commander in chief of New Yorck and its dependencies.

Sketch of Forts Clinton & Montgomery, stormed the 6th Octob. 1777 by t...

Scale ca. 1:11,700. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Relief shown by hachures. Shows routes of troop movements and military units. LC Maps of North America, 17... more

Mechios River near the mills A sketch of Mechios mills.

Mechios River near the mills A sketch of Mechios mills.

Prints show the Machias River along the coast of Maine and the mills (under construction) on the river. Title from item. Illus. in: The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Britain... more

A sketch of the navigation from Swan Pt. to the River Elk at the head of Chesapeak Bay. Sketch of the River Elk, at the head of Chesapeak Bay.

A sketch of the navigation from Swan Pt. to the River Elk at the head ...

Scale ca. 1:72,000 and ca. 1:30,500. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Annotated in handwriting of Admiral Lord Howe: By Mr. Hunter, master of the Eagle. Depths shown by soundings. Navigable channels outl... more

Sketch of Brunswick. Sketch of the ground near Mr. Low's at Rariton Landing.

Sketch of Brunswick. Sketch of the ground near Mr. Low's at Rariton La...

Scale ca. 1:12,000 and scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Watermark: J. Whatman. Relief shown by shading. No. 3 includes numbered location index to redoubts, troop positions, etc. Accompan... more

A Sketch of the Battle of German. Tn., 4th. October 1777, where the rebels were repulsed.

A Sketch of the Battle of German. Tn., 4th. October 1777, where the re...

Scale ca. 1:16,200. Relief shown by shading. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Differs from other copies by oval cartouche. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789 1345 Stamped on verso: Montresor. Available ... more

Sketch of the Heights of Kingsbridge 1777, with the proposed redoubts coloured orange. Old rebel works coloured black.

Sketch of the Heights of Kingsbridge 1777, with the proposed redoubts ...

Scale ca. 1:7,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Oriented with north to the left LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1165 Available also through ... more

A Sketch of the Battle of German. Tn., 4th October 1777, where the rebels were repulsed.

A Sketch of the Battle of German. Tn., 4th October 1777, where the reb...

Scale ca. 1:16,200. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading. Differs from other copies by square cartouche. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789 1344 Stamped on verso: Montresor. Availabl... more

A sketch of the operations of His Majesty's fleet and army under the command of Vice Admiral the Rt. Hble. Lord Viscount Howe and Genl. Sr. Wm. Howe, K.B., in 1776.

A sketch of the operations of His Majesty's fleet and army under the c...

Scale ca. 1:130,000. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Depths shown by soundings. Centered on the Hudson River and New York Bay from Sandy Hook to Haverstraw. Includes index entitled "Referenc... more

Plan of Perth Amboy from an actual survey. Sketch of Bonham Town.

Plan of Perth Amboy from an actual survey. Sketch of Bonham Town.

Scale ca. 1:12,000 and scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown by shading. Sketch of Bonhamton shows "Redoubts for its defence in the winter, 1776-1777." Accompanied... more

Sketch of the Heights of Kingsbridge, with the proposed redouts couloured yellow.

Sketch of the Heights of Kingsbridge, with the proposed redouts coulou...

Scale ca. 1:7,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Oriented with north to the left. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Shows proposed British redoubts, "rebel redout," and "Fort Indepe... more

Sketch of Haddonfield. Sketch of the road from Penny Hill to Black Horse through Mount Holly, 1778.

Sketch of Haddonfield. Sketch of the road from Penny Hill to Black Hor...

Scale ca. 1:36,000 (not 800 paces to an inch.). Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by shading. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1257 Available also through the Library of C... more

The Phoenix and the Rose engaged by the enemy's fire ships and galleys on the 16 Augst. 1776 / engrav'd from the original picture by S. Serres from a sketch of Sir James Wallace's.

The Phoenix and the Rose engaged by the enemy's fire ships and galleys...

Print shows American ships attacking the British warships Phoenix and Rose on the Hudson River in New York. Title from item. Illus. in: The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Bri... more

Sketch of part of the road from Freehold to Middle Town shewing the skirmish between the rear of the British Army under the command of His Excellency Genl. Sir Henry Clinton and the advanced corps of the rebel army, June 28th. 1778. Sketch of Middle Town.

Sketch of part of the road from Freehold to Middle Town shewing the sk...

Scale ca. 1:15,500 (not 800 paces to an in.). Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by shading. Shows position of grenadiers and guns before and after the action. "No. 10." LC Map... more

Sketch of the road from Paulus Hook and Hobocken to New Bridge.

Sketch of the road from Paulus Hook and Hobocken to New Bridge.

Scale ca. 1:24,000; 800 paces to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Relief shown pictorially and by shading. Authorship attributed to B. Mo... more

Sketch of the road from Black Horse to Crosswick. Sketch of Allen's Town.

Sketch of the road from Black Horse to Crosswick. Sketch of Allen's To...

Scale ca. 1:26,000; 800 paces to the in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by shading. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1259 Available also through the Library of Congress... more

Sketch of Haddonfield, March 1778. Sketch of the roads from Pennyhill to Black Horse through Mount Holly.

Sketch of Haddonfield, March 1778. Sketch of the roads from Pennyhill ...

Scale ca. 1:16,000 and ca. 1:32,000; 400 paces to an in. and 800 paces to an in. (not 400 paces to an in.). Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. No. 5 oriented with north toward the lower lef... more

Sketch of part of the road from Freehold to Middle Town shewing the skirmish between the rear of the British Army under the command of His Excellency Genl. Sir Henry Clinton and the advanc'd corps of the rebel army, June 28th. 1778. Sketch of Middle Town.

Sketch of part of the road from Freehold to Middle Town shewing the sk...

Scale ca. 1:15,500 (not 800 paces to the in.). Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by shading. Shows position of grenadiers and guns before and after the action. LC Maps of Nort... more

Sketch of part of the road from Freehold to Middle Town shewing the skirmish between the rear of the British Army under the command of His Excellency Genl: Sir Henry Clinton and the advance corps of the rebel army, June 28, 1778,

Sketch of part of the road from Freehold to Middle Town shewing the sk...

Scale ca. 1:12,000; 400 paces to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by shading. No. 9 shows positions of grenadiers and guns before and after the action. Accompanied by ... more

Sketch of the road from Black Horse to Crosswick,

Sketch of the road from Black Horse to Crosswick,

Scale ca. 1:26,000 and ca. 1:16,000; 800 paces to an in. (not 400 paces to an in.) and 400 paces to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by shading. LC Maps of North Ameri... more

Sketch of Stoney & Verplank's Points upon the North River, as taken possession of, and fortified by His Excellency Sir H: Clinton in June 1779.

Sketch of Stoney & Verplank's Points upon the North River, as taken po...

Scale ca. 1:11,140. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures. Shows "Rebel works" as well as additions made by the British. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1199 Avai... more

Sketch of the rebel works at West Point as taken from the description of them given by a deserter who came to Stoney Point, 9th June, 1779.

Sketch of the rebel works at West Point as taken from the description ...

Scale ca. 1:11,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications and amounts of ordnance. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1203 Available also through the Library ... more

A sketch of the battle near Camden in South Carolina, 16 Augst. 1780.

A sketch of the battle near Camden in South Carolina, 16 Augst. 1780.

Scale ca. 1:4,800. Relief shown by shading and hachures. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1554 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

Sketch of the battle of Camden, Augt. 16, 1780,

Sketch of the battle of Camden, Augt. 16, 1780,

Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and pencil. On verso: Map of Camden fight, 1780. P.C. ...? LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1565 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ... more

A sketch of the operations before Charlestown, the capital of South Carolina.

A sketch of the operations before Charlestown, the capital of South Ca...

Scale ca. 1:11,800. Hand colored. Includes descriptive index and inset of "Charlestown harbour," ca. 1:430,000. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1554 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ... more

Sketch of the harbour of Charles Town

Sketch of the harbour of Charles Town

Scale ca. 1:166,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Has watermark. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1550 Available also through the Library o... more

Sketch of the coast from South Edisto to Charles Town, 1st March 1780.

Sketch of the coast from South Edisto to Charles Town, 1st March 1780.

Scale ca. 1:166,000. Title from verso. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Has watermark. Annotated with brown ink in a different hand. On verso: Sketch of the rebel redoubt on Stono River destroyed by Genl. Prevost. LC M... more

Sketch of the harbour of North Edisto, 2d March 1780.

Sketch of the harbour of North Edisto, 2d March 1780.

Scale ca. 1:63,360. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Has watermark. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1553 Available also through the Library of... more

Sketch of the northern frontiers of Georgia, extending from the mouth of the River Savannah to the town of Augusta,

Sketch of the northern frontiers of Georgia, extending from the mouth ...

Scale ca. 1:110,000. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north toward the upper right. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1570 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. In... more

Sketch of the road from Fredericksburg to Norfolk in Virginia.

Sketch of the road from Fredericksburg to Norfolk in Virginia.

Not drawn to scale. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Oriented with north to the bottom. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1446 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2

A sketch of the northern parts of New Jersey.

A sketch of the northern parts of New Jersey.

Scale 1:126,720; 2 miles to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures. Original attributed to B. Morgan and T. Milliadge through table of contents of the collection... more

A sketch of New London & Groton with the attacks made on Forts Trumbull & Griswold by the British troops under the command of Brigr. Genl. Arnold, Sept. 6th. 1781.

A sketch of New London & Groton with the attacks made on Forts Trumbul...

Scale ca. 1:21,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading and land form drawings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1027 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a... more

Sketch of West Point.

Sketch of West Point.

Scale ca. 1:20,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink on tracing paper. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications. Based on John Hinncks' West Point. 1783. LC Maps of North America,... more

"Sketch of the action at Osburn's, April 27, 1781"

"Sketch of the action at Osburn's, April 27, 1781"

Battle on James River. Original drawing by John Graves Simcoe. Illus. in: John Graves Simcoe, A Journal of the Operations of the Queens Ranger, 1787. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.... more

[Structure with pedimented wings. Perspective sketch]

[Structure with pedimented wings. Perspective sketch]

Manuscript notations on drawing. M.I.T. no. A-d-13. Drawing not signed; attribution based on handwriting and drawing style. From the Massachusetts Institute of Technology School of Architecture and Planning dep... more

[Church interior with galleries and vaulted ceiling. Perspective sketch]

[Church interior with galleries and vaulted ceiling. Perspective sketc...

M.I.T. no. A-d-12. Drawing not signed; attribution based on drawing style. From the Massachusetts Institute of Technology School of Architecture and Planning deposit.

Sketch of Washington in embryo : viz., previous to its survey by Major L'Enfant, 1792 /

Sketch of Washington in embryo : viz., previous to its survey by Major...

Cadastral map showing landholdings in central Washington with owners' names. Facsim. of 1874 map compiled by E.F.M. Faehtz and F.W. Pratt. Original version: [Washington? : s.n.], 1874. Includes text. LC copy fo... more

Map of the State of Maryland laid down from an actual survey of all the principal waters, public roads, and divisions of the counties therein; describing the situation of the cities, towns, villages, houses of worship and other public buildings, furnaces, forges, mills, and other remarkable places; and of the Federal Territory; as also a sketch of the State of Delaware shewing the probable connexion of the Chesapeake and Delaware Bays.

Map of the State of Maryland laid down from an actual survey of all th...

Scale ca. 1:300,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Includes "Plan of the city of Washington and Territory of Columbia" and a dedication. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ra... more

Sketch of the Battle of Hobkirks Hill, near Camden, on the 25th April, 1781.

Sketch of the Battle of Hobkirks Hill, near Camden, on the 25th April,...

Scale ca. 1:5,200. Relief shown by hachures. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1566 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: bottom margin trimmed off. Ap... more

Map of the State of Maryland laid down from an actual survey of all the principal waters, public roads, and divisions of the counties therein; describing the situation of the cities, towns, villages, houses of worship and other public buildings, furnaces, forges, mills, and other remarkable places; and of the Federal Territory; as also a sketch of the State of Delaware shewing the probable connexion of the Chesapeake and Delaware Bays.

Map of the State of Maryland laid down from an actual survey of all th...

Scale ca. 1:300,000. Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Scattered holes and general deterioration. Includes "Plan of the city... more

[Theater and hotel building ("Theatre, Assembly Rooms and an hotel"), Richmond, Virginia. 8--perspective sketch]

[Theater and hotel building ("Theatre, Assembly Rooms and an hotel"), ...

Forms part of: Benjamin Henry Latrobe Archive (Library of Congress).

Familiar ghosts. Sketch 1. Ghost of a village lawyer

Familiar ghosts. Sketch 1. Ghost of a village lawyer

Cartoon of a well-dressed man with a large head being kept at a distance by peasant man holding a pitchfork. Imp. London Published by SWFores No 50 Piccadilly June 4 1799-Folios of Caricatures Lent. No copyrigh... more

Familiar ghosts. Sketch 2. Ghost of the vicar!!

Familiar ghosts. Sketch 2. Ghost of the vicar!!

Cartoon of a parson with an astonished expression, looking at a man holding a beer stein and smoking a pipe. Imp. Folios of Caricatures Lent London Published by S W Fores N50 Piccadilly June 4 1799 No copyrig... more

[A sketch at Dieppe]

[A sketch at Dieppe]

Kennedy, 246 (second state). Signed with butterfly on plate and in pencil. Coll. mark: H. H. Benedict (Lugt 2936). Title and other information from Beall. American prints in the Library of Congress : a catalog ... more

[Sketch plan for landscaping the grounds of the President's House, ca. 1802-05].

[Sketch plan for landscaping the grounds of the President's House, ca....

Title from accompanying photocopied pages. Drawn by different hands. Attributed variously to Benjamin Latrobe, Robert Mills, and Thomas Jefferson. Pen-and-ink with lead pencil additions. Soiled, wrinkled, fold-... more

Sketch given by George Drewyer, 5th August 1808 : [Bighorn River, Wyoming and Montana].

Sketch given by George Drewyer, 5th August 1808 : [Bighorn River, Wyom...

In pencil on verso: Transferred from Department of Interior, Office of Indian Affairs, Jan. 7, 1925, St. no. 5812-2. Pen-and-ink and pencil. Notes and calculations in ink on verso. Available also through the Li... more

Sketch of the surprise of the French troups under General Girard by Lt. Gen. Hill of the allied army near Arrojo de los Molinos, 28th Obr. 1811 /

Sketch of the surprise of the French troups under General Girard by Lt...

Relief shown pictorially and by contours. Pen and ink. Includes view of "View of the Sierra over Aroyo de los Molinos." Minimal level cataloging record. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site a... more

[Preliminary sketch for neoclassic building with "MDCCXIX" on pediment, Charleston, S.C.]

[Preliminary sketch for neoclassic building with "MDCCXIX" on pediment...

Title devised by Library staff. Philadelphia Print Shop Inventory, no. 102. (DLC/PP-1995:140.102). Forms part of: John Rubens Smith collection (Library of Congress).

[Preliminary sketch of a large public building in Charleston, South Carolina, with small pediment and cupola]

[Preliminary sketch of a large public building in Charleston, South Ca...

Title devised by Library staff. Inscribed in lower left: 6 windows [?], green blinds [?], roof red [?]. Sketch of a face, possibly from a statue, on verso. Philadelphia Print Shop Inventory, no. 106. (DLC/PP-19... more

Sketch of the country between the Coa & Sierra de Gata /

Sketch of the country between the Coa & Sierra de Gata /

Relief and shown pictorially and by shading. Pen and ink and watercolor. On verso: Gorge Hartmann Major 10 May 1812. Watermark: John Hall. Mounted on cloth backing. Minimal level cataloging record. Available al... more

[Preliminary sketch for neoclassic building with "MDCCXIX" on pediment, Charleston, S.C.]

[Preliminary sketch for neoclassic building with "MDCCXIX" on pediment...

Title devised by Library staff. Preliminary sketches on verso. Watermark shows a dove holding an olive branch, representing Amies & Co. Philadelphia Print Shop Inventory, no. 101. (DLC/PP-1995:140.101). Forms p... more

[Sketch map of the Battle of Horseshoe Bend of Tallapoosa River, 27th March 1814.].

[Sketch map of the Battle of Horseshoe Bend of Tallapoosa River, 27th ...

Shows fortifications and troop positions. Pen-and-ink. Mounted on cloth. Title provided by cataloger. "I drew this description of the battle ground & made the memorandums on my hat the morning after the battle,... more

Sketch of the march of the British Army under Gen'l Ross from the 19th to the 29th August 1814 : [central Maryland between Benedict and Washington D.C.] /

Sketch of the march of the British Army under Gen'l Ross from the 19th...

Relief shown by hachures. Published: Military Depot ... Oct'r 10th 1814. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes inset "Sketch of the engagement on the 24th of August... more

The President's House in Washington, lately taken & destroyed by the British Army / From an original sketch taken on the spot by C.W. Janson, Esqr.

The President's House in Washington, lately taken & destroyed by the B...

This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Robinson, G.& S. From: Ladies' Magazine, October, 1814. No. 10.

Sketch of the action fought near Bladensberg [i.e. Bladensburg], August 24th, 1814 /

Sketch of the action fought near Bladensberg [i.e. Bladensburg], Augus...

Oriented with north to the right. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Imperfect: Tears, stains, mounted on cloth.

A sketch of the interior view of the House of Lords, representing the trial of her majesty Queen Caroline / drawn by Cruikshanks ; etched by Roberts.

A sketch of the interior view of the House of Lords, representing the ...

Print showing the interior of the House of Lords during the trial of Caroline, queen, consort of George IV. Seated around a table in the center are the Queen, the Judges, the Bishops, the Lord Chancellor, the A... more

The danciad; or, Dancer's monitor. Being a descriptive sketch in verse, on the different styles and methods of dancing quadrilles, waltzes, country dances, &c. &c. ... Together with observations on the laws regarding dancing, with extracts from the Acts of Parliament relating thereto.

The danciad; or, Dancer's monitor. Being a descriptive sketch in verse...

Written in verse as a dramatic play in two parts, Thomas Wilson, dancing master to the King's Theatre, comments on the state of teaching, public balls, and the character of many dance instructors. Nearly every ... more

[Preliminary sketch, with grid, of the driveway in front of Mount Vernon]

[Preliminary sketch, with grid, of the driveway in front of Mount Vern...

Drawing shows a preliminary sketch, set on a grid, of the circular drive in front of the manor house at Mount Vernon, including outbuildings on the left and tall trees in the background. Title devised by Librar... more

A sketch of the north part of the Kennebec Million Acres.

A sketch of the north part of the Kennebec Million Acres.

Partial cadastral map showing timber lots and lot acreages. Covers a portion of the Kennebec River region of Maine that is centered on the confluence of the Kennebec and Dead Rivers. Date and authorship from a ... more

A sketch of the northern part of the "Million Acres" on the Kennebec River with certain timber lots laid down theron, and coloured, which have been applied for : the number of acres in each lot has not been measur'd, but the quantity estimated by appraisers.

A sketch of the northern part of the "Million Acres" on the Kennebec R...

Partial cadastral map showing timber lots (tinted yellow), lot numbers, and lot acreages. Covers a portion of the Kennebec River region of Maine that is centered on the confluence of the Kennebec and Dead River... more

Capture of Andre / from a sketch by Stothard ; engraved by W.E. Tucker.

Capture of Andre / from a sketch by Stothard ; engraved by W.E. Tucker...

Print shows militiamen John Paulding, Isaac Van Wart, and David Williams apprehending and searching British Major John Andre near Tarrytown, New York. Title from item. Forms part of: Biographical File filing se... more

... Sketch of Mr. Teackles remarks, in the House of Delegates, in the debate upon sales by public auction. House of Delegates. Thursday, Feb. 14, 1828. [Annapolis 1828].

... Sketch of Mr. Teackles remarks, in the House of Delegates, in the ...

Carrolltonian-Extra. Wednesday, February 20, 1828. [Annapolis, Md.].; Imprint 2. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed... more

[Manuscript sketch of the Potomac River and Eastern Branch bounding the city of Washington].

[Manuscript sketch of the Potomac River and Eastern Branch bounding th...

Shows waterfront, wharves, and bridges. Depths shown by soundings. Title from Phillips's Descriptive list of maps and views of Washington. On verso in ink: Handed to the Surveyor by Mr. J.P. Ingle for safe keep... more

Sketch of Major Bennett's life. [Delaware 1832].

Sketch of Major Bennett's life. [Delaware 1832].

Campaign. 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 13, Folder 41.

Sketch of Texas with the boundaries of Mexican States as shown on General Austin's map of Texas published by R. S. Tanner, 1839.

Sketch of Texas with the boundaries of Mexican States as shown on Gene...

Manuscript. Red and black ink, watercolor, and pencil. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

A sketch of a survey made for Col. W'm Hickey, under a warrant from the United States, to take up vacant land : made to lay before his lawyers to determine some legal points : [part of Washington D.C. adjacent to the Anacostia River] /

A sketch of a survey made for Col. W'm Hickey, under a warrant from th...

Cadastral survey map. Manuscript--ink and col. pencil. Lacks sections along edges; faced and backed with rice paper. Notes in ink on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster im... more

Sketch from a cabinet picture by Gibert taken in 1843 by A.J.S.

Sketch from a cabinet picture by Gibert taken in 1843 by A.J.S.

Drawing shows an unidentified man, seated, holding a glass as if for a toast. Title from item. Exhibited: American Treasures of the Library of Congress, Library of Congress, 2005-2006.

The explosion of the United States Steam Frigate Missouri, at Gibralter [sic], Aug. 26th, 1843 To Captn. Sir George Sartorius and the Officers of the H.M.S. Malabar--this print is respectfully dedicated by their obedient servant, Edmund Fry / / drawn by E. Duncan, from a sketch made on the spot by Lieut. G.P. Mands, T.G. Dutton lith.; Day & Haghe lithrs. to the Queen.

The explosion of the United States Steam Frigate Missouri, at Gibralte...

Crew of H.M.S. Malabar (foreground, left) watch as USS Missouri explodes and burns in the distance from accidental fire after completing first trans-Atlantic voyage of a U.S. steam powered ship the day prior.

[Sketch of area of northeastern Mexico from Rio Grande to Parras].

[Sketch of area of northeastern Mexico from Rio Grande to Parras].

Shows southern state of Coahuila and northwestern state of Nuevo León. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink on tracing paper. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 556 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site... more

Sketch to correct the maps of the route of Genl. Wool's Division of Journey from Monclova to Monterrey.

Sketch to correct the maps of the route of Genl. Wool's Division of Jo...

Shows southern state of Coahuila and northwestern state of Nuevo León. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and red ink on tracing paper. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 585 Available also through the Library of Congr... more

Sketch of the states of Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island, and parts of New Hampshire & New York exhibiting the several rail road routes completed, constructing, chartered & contemplated; published by order of the Legislature of Massachusetts, 1846.

Sketch of the states of Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island, ...

General map showing drainage, cities, towns, state and county boundaries. Scale [ca. 1:700,000]. LC Railroad maps, 100 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Cong... more

[Sketch of area of northeastern Mexico bounded by Monclova, Monterrey, Saltillo, and Parras].

[Sketch of area of northeastern Mexico bounded by Monclova, Monterrey,...

Shows southern state of Coahuila and northwestern state of Nuevo León. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink, red ink, and pencil on tracing paper. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a r... more

Sketch of the route of Genl. Worth's column from Chapultepec to the Alemeda in the attack upon the city of Mexico, 13th & 14th Sept. 1847.

Sketch of the route of Genl. Worth's column from Chapultepec to the Al...

Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and red ink on tracing paper. Indexed. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 595 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault

Leaflets of the ball room. Being a sketch of the polka quadrilles, the Baden, mazurka figures &c. &c. to which is appended the music of the celebrated Redowa waltz, now first published in the United States.

Leaflets of the ball room. Being a sketch of the polka quadrilles, the...

Compiled by a publisher and small enough to fit into a pocket, this manual gives directions for polka quadrilles, mazurka quadrilles, and "The New Redowa," all "as taught by Mr. Durang and daughter." Other danc... more

Topographical sketch of the gold & quicksilver district of California.

Topographical sketch of the gold & quicksilver district of California.

Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. 4 copies, vary slightly.

Sketch of General Riley's route through the mining districts [of California] : July and Aug. 1849 /

Sketch of General Riley's route through the mining districts [of Calif...

Relief shown by hachures. LC Trails, 106 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Sketch illustrating the positions of the commercial cities and towns of the Eastern, Middle and Western States with the principal existing and proposed lines of communication.

Sketch illustrating the positions of the commercial cities and towns o...

Shows the United States between Maine and Virginia, west ot the Mississippi River. Indicates railroads and canals. Scale 1:3,706,560. LC Railroad maps, 78 Description derived from published bibliography. Availa... more

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