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[Map of moon showing surface features, with four sets of cherubs and a scale bar]

[Map of moon showing surface features, with four sets of cherubs and a...

Illus. in: Selengraphia / Johannesevelius. Gedani : Autoris Sumtibuss, Typis Hunefeldianus, 1647. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 44.

[Moon as solid body with irregular surface features in first telescopic drawings of moon to be published]

[Moon as solid body with irregular surface features in first telescopi...

Illus. and text in: Syderus nuncius. In Opere di Galileo Galilei. Vol. 2. Bononiae : HH. de Ducijs, 1655 p. 14. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress,... more

[Surface and substrata layers of Roman road construction]

[Surface and substrata layers of Roman road construction]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Le antichità romane / opera di Giambatista Piranesi. Roma : Nella stamperia di A. Rotilj, 1756. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western techno... more

[Prof]ile of the surface of the ground [at Cobble H]ill Fort on Broklyn heights & [Mr. Bergen's hi]ll near Gowannes Creek ... 12th 1814 /

[Prof]ile of the surface of the ground [at Cobble H]ill Fort on Brokly...

Relief shown pictorially. Pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor. "B: Cobble Hill Fort, C: Mr Bergens hill." "Office of Chief of Engineers, War Department. 58510 538" on verso. Copy imperfect: Lower right corner a... more

Birds eye view of the seat of war. Arranged after the latest surveys, showing views of Washington, Baltimore, Harpers Ferry, Richmond, Manassas Junction, Ft. Monroe, Norfolk Harbor &c. their r.r. connections, & the general surface of the country in Maryland, Dist. of Columbia, & Virginia.

Birds eye view of the seat of war. Arranged after the latest surveys, ...

Not drawn to scale. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 14.9 "J. Haven, sole agent, 31 Exchange St." printed in the lower right margin. Panoramic map looking South from Baltimore to Cape Henry. Description derived fro... more

[3 Figures of the Moon: The Crater of Plato, The Crater Wargentin, The Surface of the Moon]

[3 Figures of the Moon: The Crater of Plato, The Crater Wargentin, The...

Wood engraving in Scientific American, May 13, 1876, p. 309. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Science; Moon; Shelf.

Formule pour connaître la pression du vent sur la surface d'un ballon et pour indiquer aussi la force nécessaire d'un propulseur

Formule pour connaître la pression du vent sur la surface d'un ballon ...

Scaled diagram shows inventor Annibal Ardisson's formula for determining how the pressure of the wind on the surface of the balloon determines the force and speed required to achieve balloon flight. (Source: A.... more

[Man on ship comparing temperature of the surface of the sea and the air in various parts of the world] / E. Gulland ; Pearson, sc.

[Man on ship comparing temperature of the surface of the sea and the a...

Illus. in: Report on the scientific results of the voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-1876 ..., narrative, vol. 1, second part. Longmans & Co. ..., 1885, diagram 22, p. 1003. Reference copy also... more

Map of New York City, Brooklyn, and vicinity showing surface & elevated railroads in operation and proposed.

Map of New York City, Brooklyn, and vicinity showing surface & elevate...

Shows relief by hachures, drainage, parks, some buildings, names of property owners, streets, roads, and the railroads distinguished by line symbols.

[Left side view of the 1900 Wright glider before installation of forward horizontal control surface, flying as a kite, tipped forward; Kitty Hawk Lifesaving Station and Weather Bureau buildings in background to the left]

[Left side view of the 1900 Wright glider before installation of forwa...

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

U.S. Reports: St. Louis Mining &c Co. v. Montana &c Co., 194 U.S. 235 (1904)

U.S. Reports: St. Louis Mining &c Co. v. Montana &c Co., 194 U.S. 235 ...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 194; October Term, 1903; St. Louis Mining and Milling Company of Montana v. Montana Mining Company, Limited

Surface of ore dock, Two Harbors, Minn., U.S.A.

Surface of ore dock, Two Harbors, Minn., U.S.A.

Stereograph showing several miners standing atop mine railroad cars filled with iron ore.

Ice harvesting, Conneaut Lake, Pa.: Removing surface snow from the ice with scraper

Ice harvesting, Conneaut Lake, Pa.: Removing surface snow from the ice...

Stereo copyrighted by Keystone View Co. No. 20190. No copyright renewal. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Photog. I.; Industry Ice 1907; Pennsylvania Conneaut ... more

Brass Works, Bridgeport, Conn.: Overhauling brass bars to get smooth surface for rolling

Brass Works, Bridgeport, Conn.: Overhauling brass bars to get smooth s...

Stereo copyrighted by H.C. White Co. No. 12977. No copyright renewal. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Geogr.; Ind.

Every instinct of fight had surged to the surface and was not to be denied

Every instinct of fight had surged to the surface and was not to be de...

Title on verso. (DLC/PP-1934:0068). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: "Tragressor" by Lawrence Perry, Harper's magazine, 136:557 (March 1918).

Dr. Frank M. Surface, [4/2/23]
Manila lines bring whale to surface. Two six-inch manila lines bring their mammal cargo to the surface after the whale has been harpooned. The gunner at bottom of photo is maneuvering his "catch" carefully

Manila lines bring whale to surface. Two six-inch manila lines bring t...

Image source: Coast Guard photo from OWI. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More informatio... more

Unsanitary surface privy. Minnesota

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