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Guerritte, a fort or small tower of stone or wood, on the point of a bastion, or on the angles of the shoulder, to hold a sentry

Guerritte, a fort or small tower of stone or wood, on the point of a b...

Print shows a guérite on the corner of a fort. Title from item. Illus. in: A new military, historical, and explanatory dictionary ... / Thomas Simes. Philadelphia : Sold by Humphreys, Bell, and Aitken, 1776. Pu... more

[Clock tower, Amboise]

[Clock tower, Amboise]

Kennedy, 394. Signed with butterfly on plate, in pencil, and on verso. Title and other information from Beall. American prints in the Library of Congress : a catalog of the collection / compiled by Karen F. Bea... more

[Closet with tower, roof]

[Closet with tower, roof]

In album: "Principles of Perspective". Album not signed; attribution based on inscription inside cover "Indentified as belonging to Charles Bulfinch, & in his handwriting. Ellen L. Bulfinch, Nov. 13, 1894." Fro... more

Approach to Petra an ancient watch tower commanding the Valley of El Ghor Feb. 5th 1839

Approach to Petra an ancient watch tower commanding the Valley of El G...

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. 3, pts. 14-15, p. 5. Surro... more

Section of Bermuda Lighthouse Tower (Gibbs Hill); and Cast Iron Lighthouse Morant Point, Jamaica

Section of Bermuda Lighthouse Tower (Gibbs Hill); and Cast Iron Lighth...

Illus. in: Plates Accompanying Report of the Secretary of the Treasury on the Improvements in the Lighthouse System and Collateral Aids to Navigation, detail of plate 25, (left side). On lower right: Lith. by E... more

[Exterior view of masonry church with axial tower entrance and spire]

[Exterior view of masonry church with axial tower entrance and spire]

Perspective drawing showing exterior of church. Exhibit loan 4105-L. Unprocessed in PR 13 CN 1996:111.UNID.3

[Exterior view of stone church with 'stick style' bell tower] / Richard M. Upjohn, Architect.

[Exterior view of stone church with 'stick style' bell tower] / Richar...

Exhibit loan 4105-L. Identified as All Saints Memorial Church, Navesink, N.J., built 1863-64. (Source: C.M. Greiff, 2007).

[Six figures: 1. View of ancient Athens; 2. Western front of the Parthenon; 3. The temple of Theseus; 4. The Tower of the Winds; 5. The Choragian monument of Lysicrates; 6. Temple of Segesta in Sicily] / G. Heck, dirt. ; Henry Winkles sculp.

[Six figures: 1. View of ancient Athens; 2. Western front of the Parth...

Illus. in: Iconographic encyclopaedia of science, literature, and art / Johann G. Heck. New York : Published by Rudolph Garrigue, 1851, division 7, pl. 9.

[Two men near a tower]

[Two men near a tower]

Photograph. This record contains unverified data from caption card.

[Macbeth tower, Halifax]

[Macbeth tower, Halifax]

Sketch shows a martello tower in or near Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Wallis was a British Commissioner from the Foreign Office to the United States in 1853. Originally 1 of 37 drawings in portfolios with bind... more

Malakoff or round tower / W. Simpson del. ; E. Walker lith.

Malakoff or round tower / W. Simpson del. ; E. Walker lith.

Print shows view of the Russian battery at the Malakoff tower, the principal Russian fortification at Sevastopolʹ. Title from item. Plate in: The seat of war in the east : Dedicated by permission to Her most gr... more

[Near St. Stephen's gate. Tower of Antonia, outside of walls] / P. Bergheim.

[Near St. Stephen's gate. Tower of Antonia, outside of walls] / P. Ber...

In album: Jerusalem, Alexandria, Cairo, Rome, no. 111. "No. 20" written in image.

Prague. Tower at end of Karl's Brucke

Prague. Tower at end of Karl's Brucke

Tower at the end of Charles Bridge, looking toward the right side of the Moldau. In album: Prague, Innsbruck, Munich, Nuremberg, Dresden, Berlin, Hombourg, Edinburgh, p. 148. No. 292.

Philips Tower. Opposite Avignon

Philips Tower. Opposite Avignon

In album: Genoa, Pisa, Nice, Avignon, Parma, Milan, Verona, Vienna, p. 106, back. No. 206.

[Tower of Antonia] / P. Bergheim.

[Tower of Antonia] / P. Bergheim.

In album: Jerusalem, Alexandria, Cairo, Rome, no. 100. "No. 7" written in image.

Nuremburg. The heathen tower

Nuremburg. The heathen tower

In album: Prague, Innsbruck, Munich, Nuremberg, Dresden, Berlin, Hombourg, Edinburgh, p. 169. No. 319.

Nuremburg. Tower of the city wall

Nuremburg. Tower of the city wall

View of the Sinwellturm and tower; city walls being repaired. In album: Prague, Innsbruck, Munich, Nuremberg, Dresden, Berlin, Hombourg, Edinburgh, p. 166. No. 313.

[Tower of Hippicus or of David. Built in time of Herod] / P. Bergheim.

[Tower of Hippicus or of David. Built in time of Herod] / P. Bergheim.

In album: Jerusalem, Alexandria, Cairo, Rome, no. 92. "No. 2" written in image.

Constantinople. Tower of Marmora - old walls

Constantinople. Tower of Marmora - old walls

In album: Constantinople, Smyrna, Beyrout, Ba'albec, Damascus, p. 9B, pl. 18.

[Sketch of U.S. Army Signal Corps observation and signal tower]

[Sketch of U.S. Army Signal Corps observation and signal tower]

Title devised by Library staff. Printed on verso: Silsbee, Case & Co. Photograph Artists, 299 1/2 Washington St., Boston.

Army of the James, signal tower on left of Bermuda Hundred lines

Army of the James, signal tower on left of Bermuda Hundred lines

Title from item. Hand written on verso: "Miller, vol. 8, p. 331". Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Fort Marion, Saint Augustine, Florida, sentry tower at Salient on parapet
Signal tower at Point of Rocks, Appomattox River, Va.

Signal tower at Point of Rocks, Appomattox River, Va.

No. B678. Title from item. Mounted with 1 other photograph with the same caption. Record for corresponding negative for this image gives location as Bermuda Hundred, Va. Hand written on mount: "Bermuda Hundred"... more

[Signal tower]

[Signal tower]

No. B806. Title devised by Library staff. Mounted with 1 other photograph with caption: Signal tower at Point of Rocks, Appomattox River, Va. Record for corresponding negative indicates location as Bermuda Hun... more

Broadway Landing, Appomattox River, Va., Butler's signal tower at Point of Rocks, in distance

Broadway Landing, Appomattox River, Va., Butler's signal tower at Poin...

No. B258. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Signal tower near Point of Rocks, Appomattox River, Va.

Signal tower near Point of Rocks, Appomattox River, Va.

No. B263. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

[Signal tower on roof of house]

[Signal tower on roof of house]

Signed lower right: ARW. Title devised. Inscribed lower right: Oct 1863. Formerly Waud no. C-164. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.1091) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

Signal tower Fort Reno D.C. / Lt. J.R. Underdunk(?), U.S.A. del.

Signal tower Fort Reno D.C. / Lt. J.R. Underdunk(?), U.S.A. del.

Drawing shows signal tower constructed at Fort Reno in Washington, D.C.

Fleet of monitors in Trent's Reach, James River, Va. Butler's "Crow's Nest" signal tower on bank of river

Fleet of monitors in Trent's Reach, James River, Va. Butler's "Crow's ...

No. B20. Title from item. Hand written on mount: "Saugus in foreground". Hand written on verso: "Miller, vol. VI, p. 143". Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

The North Dome, 3,725 Feet High, Royal Arch, and Washington Tower, Yosemite Valley, Mariposa County

The North Dome, 3,725 Feet High, Royal Arch, and Washington Tower, Yos...

The Library holds only one photo from a pair published as a stereographic view. Gems of California scenery, no. 1114. LOT subdivision subject: Yosemite Valley. This record contains unverified old data from caption card.

Miner's Foundry and the Shot Tower, First Street, San Francisco

Miner's Foundry and the Shot Tower, First Street, San Francisco

The Library holds only one photo from a pair published as a stereographic view. Gems of California scenery, no. 372. LOT subdivision subject: San Francisco General Views. This record contains unverified old dat... more

Lima. The public square, Municipality, and tower of St. Domingo

Lima. The public square, Municipality, and tower of St. Domingo

Photograph shows aerial view of the public square looking west towards the mountains. In foreground, in front of the Municipalidad (town hall) is a statuary garden. Photographs by Courret Hermanos Fotogs., Lima... more

Lima. The public square. Portales and tower of St. Agustin

Lima. The public square. Portales and tower of St. Agustin

Photograph shows aerial view of a section of the plaza with the city in the background. Adjacent to the square are commercial buildings; carriages wait at square's perimeter. Photographs by Courret Hermanos Fo... more

Thacher's Island lights--north tower / phot. by Hervey Friend, 77 Front St., Gloucester.

Thacher's Island lights--north tower / phot. by Hervey Friend, 77 Fron...

Stereograph shows the northern Thacher Island lighthouse with adjacent keeper's house. Title from item. Cape Ann Views. Stamped: Office of the Light House Board, Oct. 4, 1869.

Thacher's Island lights--south tower / phot. by Hervey Friend, 77 Front St., Gloucester.

Thacher's Island lights--south tower / phot. by Hervey Friend, 77 Fron...

Stereograph shows the southern Thacher Island lighthouse with adjacent keeper's house. Title from item. Cape Ann Views. Stamped: Office of the Light House Board, Oct. 4, 1869.

First order L.H. for Cape Hatteras, N.C.,  upper part of tower

First order L.H. for Cape Hatteras, N.C., upper part of tower

Architectural drawing of the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse. Illus. in: Specifications for a first order light-house to be erected at Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, U.S. Light-House Board, 1869, pl. 12. Title from item.

[Old Jewish masonry. Exterior of ancient Tower of Antonia - cemetery] / Bonfils.

[Old Jewish masonry. Exterior of ancient Tower of Antonia - cemetery] ...

In album: Jerusalem, Alexandria, Cairo, Rome, no. 110. "No. 142" written in image.

Bird's-eye view of Buffalo, N.Y., from scaffolding of St. Paul's Cathedral tower, 1870

Bird's-eye view of Buffalo, N.Y., from scaffolding of St. Paul's Cathe...

Partial view of Main St. Photo copyrigted by C.L. Pond. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Carriages... 1870; St.-rr NY B- 1870; NY B- 1870; Churches NY B- 18... more

Manitou and Vicinity. Garden of the Gods, Tower of Babel, 330 Feet High

Manitou and Vicinity. Garden of the Gods, Tower of Babel, 330 Feet Hig...

No. 41. Title from item. Part of series: Colorado Views.

Manitou and Vicinity. Tower of Pisa, Glen Eyrie

Manitou and Vicinity. Tower of Pisa, Glen Eyrie

No. 55. Title from item. Part of series: Colorado Views.

[Steamboats off the Tower]

[Steamboats off the Tower]

Print shows view of the Thames River with the Tower of London on the opposite side. Title and some other information from the Whistler Etching Project website: http://etchings.arts.gla.ac.uk. Signed with butter... more

Reflection of Washington Tower, Royal Arches and North Dome in the Merced

Reflection of Washington Tower, Royal Arches and North Dome in the Mer...

Title from item. Part of series: Glories of the Yosemite, California. No. 97.

Reflection of Washington Tower, Royal Arches and North Dome in the Merced

Reflection of Washington Tower, Royal Arches and North Dome in the Mer...

Title from item. Part of series: Glories of the Yosemite, California. No. 98.

Tower Creek series. Tower Fall, 156 ft. high from below

Tower Creek series. Tower Fall, 156 ft. high from below

No. 75. Title from item. Part of series: Yellowstone National Park, illustrated by 122 views. Variant view in LOT 11959-6, no. 2.

[View of the Mermer Kule (Marble Tower) from the sea] / Abdullah Frères.

[View of the Mermer Kule (Marble Tower) from the sea] / Abdullah Frère...

Title translated from album caption. Captioned in Ottoman Turkish and French. No. 15. No. 456. In album: City walls and other views, Istanbul, Ottoman Empire. Forms part of: Abdul-Hamid II Collection (Library o... more

[The signal tower at the Suda Naval Arsenal]

[The signal tower at the Suda Naval Arsenal]

Title translated from album caption. Captioned in Ottoman Turkish and French. No. 12. No. 95. In album: Black Sea lifesaving stations, naval facilities, ports, mines, and factories, Turkey and Greece, Ottoman E... more

[Mermer Kule (Marble Tower)] / Abdullah Frères.

[Mermer Kule (Marble Tower)] / Abdullah Frères.

Two people sitting on rocks in shallow water outside the Marble Tower. Title translated from album caption. Captioned in Ottoman Turkish and French. No. 39. No. 281. In album: City walls and other views, Istanb... more

[Shot Tower against a sunset sky with rich glow on river, from Embankment]

[Shot Tower against a sunset sky with rich glow on river, from Embankm...

England, London. View through bare trees past road with horse and carraige, bleachers filled with figures, to pink reflective river with some shipping, tall tower in distance rises from haze against a pink back... more

[Kule Kapısı (Tower Gate) in the Imperial Topkapı Sarayı (palace)] / Abdullah Frè[res].

[Kule Kapısı (Tower Gate) in the Imperial Topkapı Sarayı (palace)] / A...

Title translated from album caption. Captioned in Ottoman Turkish and French. No. 28. No. 772. In album: Topkapı Sarayı, Istanbul, Ottoman Empire. Forms part of: Abdul-Hamid II Collection (Library of Congress).

[The tenth tower of the Topkapı wall] / Abdullah Frères.

[The tenth tower of the Topkapı wall] / Abdullah Frères.

Title translated from album caption. Captioned in Ottoman Turkish and French. No. 21. No. 286. In album: City walls and other views, Istanbul, Ottoman Empire. Forms part of: Abdul-Hamid II Collection (Library o... more

[Mermer Kule (Marble Tower)] / Abdullah Frères.

[Mermer Kule (Marble Tower)] / Abdullah Frères.

Title translated from album caption. Captioned in Ottoman Turkish and French. No. 16. No. 280. In album: Palaces, mosques, monuments, and other structures, Istanbul and environs, Ottoman Empire. Forms part of: ... more

[The fire tower at the gate of the Ministry of War] / Constantinople, Abdullah Frères.

[The fire tower at the gate of the Ministry of War] / Constantinople, ...

Title translated from album caption. Captioned in Ottoman Turkish and French. No. 27. No. 14. In album: Palaces, mosques, monuments, and other structures, Istanbul, Ottoman Empire. Beyazit Tower located on the ... more

[View of Beyoğlu from the Galata Tower] / Abdullah Frères.

[View of Beyoğlu from the Galata Tower] / Abdullah Frères.

Title translated from album caption. Captioned in Ottoman Turkish and French. No. 31. No. 508. In album: Structures and views of Istanbul, the Bosporus, and the Princes Islands, Ottoman Empire. Forms part of: A... more

[Kız Kulesi (Maiden's Tower)] / Lieutenant Colonel of the General Staff, Ali Rıza Bey.

[Kız Kulesi (Maiden's Tower)] / Lieutenant Colonel of the General Staf...

Tower of Leander. Title translated from album caption. Captioned in Ottoman Turkish and French. No. 25. In album: Palaces, mosques, monuments and other structures, Istanbul, Ottoman Empire. Forms part of: Abdul... more

[Exterior view of the great tower in the Imperial Topkapı Sarayı (palace)] / Abdullah Frères.

[Exterior view of the great tower in the Imperial Topkapı Sarayı (pala...

Title translated from album caption. Captioned in Ottoman Turkish and French. No. 30. No. 719. In album: Topkapı Sarayı, Istanbul, Ottoman Empire. Forms part of: Abdul-Hamid II Collection (Library of Congress).

[The Galata Tower] / Abdullah Frères, Constantinople.

[The Galata Tower] / Abdullah Frères, Constantinople.

Title translated from album caption. Captioned in Ottoman Turkish and English. No. 9. No. 27. In album: The Imperial Naval Academy, Imperial Naval Arsenal, Navy Department, and bridges, Istanbul, Ottoman Empire... more

[View of the Galata tower from the sea] / Abdullah Frères.

[View of the Galata tower from the sea] / Abdullah Frères.

Title translated from album caption. Captioned in Ottoman Turkish and French. No. 5. No. 369. In album: City walls and other views, Istanbul, Ottoman Empire. Forms part of: Abdul-Hamid II Collection (Library of... more

[Balloon with two passengers ascending over a town square, with French flags flying from tower and many spectators below] / Camille Gravis.

[Balloon with two passengers ascending over a town square, with French...

Title devised by Library staff. Tissandier collection.

[Shot Tower with night lights, from Embankment]

[Shot Tower with night lights, from Embankment]

England, London. View from above past road with lit street lamps, horse and carriage, across river with brightly lit tower on opposite side reflected in the water. Wuerth annotated this group of drawings with (... more

[Kız Kulesı (Maiden's Tower)] / Abdullah Frères.

[Kız Kulesı (Maiden's Tower)] / Abdullah Frères.

Tower of Leander. Title translated from album caption. Captioned in Ottoman Turkish and French. No. 32. No. 844. In album: Structures and views of Istanbul, the Bosporus, and the Princes Islands, Ottoman Empire... more

[Kız Kulesi (Maiden's Tower)] / Lieutenant Colonel of the General Staff, Ali Rıza Bey.

[Kız Kulesi (Maiden's Tower)] / Lieutenant Colonel of the General Staf...

Tower of Leander. Title translated from album caption. Captioned in Ottoman Turkish and French. No. 26. In album: Palaces, mosques, monuments and other structures, Istanbul, Ottoman Empire. Forms part of: Abdul... more

[Kız Kulesı (Maiden's Tower)] / Abdullah Frères.

[Kız Kulesı (Maiden's Tower)] / Abdullah Frères.

Tower of Leander. Title translated from album caption. Captioned in Ottoman Turkish and French. No. 39. No. 411. In album: Structures and views of Istanbul, the Bosporus, and the Princes Islands, Ottoman Empire... more

The Old Mechanic's Bell tower [erected by shipwrights about 1800 at Goerck and Stanton streets near the East River, N.Y.C. The tolling of the bell marked the end of a ten-hour day, an act of protest against the employers' practice of compelling artisans to work from "dark to dark"]

The Old Mechanic's Bell tower [erected by shipwrights about 1800 at Go...

Erected by shipwrights about 1800 at Goerck and Stanton streets near the East River, N.Y.C. The tolling of the bell marked the end of a ten-hour day, an act of protest against the employers' practice of compell... more

Plans of modern eight room cottage with tower

Plans of modern eight room cottage with tower

N11369 U.S. Copyright Office. This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Plans.

[Watch tower, Fort Snelling, Minneapolis, 11 soldiers in front]

[Watch tower, Fort Snelling, Minneapolis, 11 soldiers in front]

Copyrighted by St. Paul Book and Stationery Co. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Forts Ft. Snelling; Minn. Ft. Snelling; Shelf.; Geogr.

Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower

Photograph shows lower section of Eiffel Tower and unconstructed plaza beneath. This record contains unverified data from old caption card. Tissandier Collection. Caption card tracings: Exposition universelle d... more

[G. Eiffel and four other people at the summit of the Eiffel Tower]

[G. Eiffel and four other people at the summit of the Eiffel Tower]

People standing near staircase on the top of the Eiffel Tower, during Paris Exposition. This record contains unverified data from old caption card, with subsequent revisions. Tissandier Collection. Caption card... more

Paris Exposition, view from ground level of the Eiffel tower with Parisians promenading

Paris Exposition, view from ground level of the Eiffel tower with Pari...

Photo shows a view looking through the base of the Eiffel Tower toward the Central Dome of the Palais des industries at the Exposition universelle de 1889, in Paris, with pedestrians walking in the foreground.

[First floor promenade, Eiffel Tower, Paris Exposition, 1889]

[First floor promenade, Eiffel Tower, Paris Exposition, 1889]

Men and women promenading on the 1st stage of the Eiffel Tower. This record contains unverified data from old caption card. Tissandier Collection. Caption card tracings: Expostition universelle de 1889 (Paris, ... more