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[Mechanical device for scaling towers]

[Mechanical device for scaling towers]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: De re militari / Roberto Valturio. [Verona] : Joannes Nicolai de Verona, 1472. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western technology ... / Leonar... more

[Telescoping siege machine]

[Telescoping siege machine]

Print shows a telescoping tower raised from beneath by a screw mechanism manipulated by two men, used during siege warfare to gain an advantage of height by those perpetrating the siege. Title devised by Librar... more

Parlange Plantation, New Roads vic., Point Coupee Parish, Louisiana

Parlange Plantation, New Roads vic., Point Coupee Parish, Louisiana

Title from photographer's inventory. Building/structure dates: ca. 1750. Related name: Walter Parlange. Built by Marquis Vincent de Ternant. Brick molds and whip saws still in basement. All materials used prepa... more

Faulkbourn Hall, near Whitham, Essex Layer Marney Tower. Essex, the seat of Mathews Corsellis, Esqr. drawn by W.H. Bartlett ; engraved by H. Wallis

Faulkbourn Hall, near Whitham, Essex Layer Marney Tower. Essex, the se...

Prints show exterior views, on the top, the tower at Faulkbourn Hall; and on the bottom, the Layer Marney Tower and house. Title from item. Inscribed in pencil on verso: 350061. Stamped on verso: L.C. Fine Arts... more

Prague Saml. Prout ; J. Le Keux

Prague Saml. Prout ; J. Le Keux

Print shows a view of the Charles Bridge in Prague, Czech Republic, with towers at the far end on the right, the statue of Lutgardis on the left, and pedestrians on the bridge, with cityscape of Prague in the b... more

Hoch in der Luft umfuhr sie das Schloss dreimal und stiess jedesmal ein herzzerreissendes Wehgeschrei aus

Hoch in der Luft umfuhr sie das Schloss dreimal und stiess jedesmal ei...

Illustration for a story showing Melusine with a serpent or dragon-like tail soaring above the castle where she lived with the nobleman Raymond. Title from item. Illus. from: Volksbücher. 3 / Heransgegeben von ... more

Hoffman

Hoffman

Drawing shows a large building or cluster of buildings with an observation tower with spiral stairway above a circular building; a railroad train passes in the lower left foreground. Title from item. Inscribed ... more

Vue du Kremlin à Moscou / daguérreotype, Lerebours ; Bougeard imp. ; Hurlimann, sc.

Vue du Kremlin à Moscou / daguérreotype, Lerebours ; Bougeard imp. ; H...

View of the Kremlin, Moscow, Russia. Illus. in: Excursions Daguerriennes. Paris: Rittner et Goupil, etc., 1842, plate 53. Print based on daguerreotype by N. P. Lerebours.

The fortress and citadel of Ghuznee and the two minars

The fortress and citadel of Ghuznee and the two minars

Illustration shows Indian civilians, who traveled with the Army of the Indus to Afghanistan, and soldiers outside the walls of the fortress and citadel at Ghaznī, Afghanistan. Lithograph by Louis and Charles Ha... more

The valley of Maidan

The valley of Maidan

Illustration shows an Army of the Indus soldier on camelback meeting Afghan men near a watch tower as a file of soldiers rides on horseback from Maidan to Arghandeh. Lithograph by Louis and Charles Haghe after ... more

Sketch of Niagara Falls, with a man and a woman walking on a footpath on lower left, including Terrapin Tower at left center, and notation to make waterfall "green"

Sketch of Niagara Falls, with a man and a woman walking on a footpath ...

Title devised by Library staff. Stamped on verso: From the file of James F. Queen artist, 1824-1889. (DLC/PP-1997:105) Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection at the Library of Congress. Forms part of: Docum... more

A fact. About this time last year, whilst I was working in the employ of Mr. J. T. Towers, a conversation occurred between Mr. Lenox and myself to this effect ... I replied that my day's work was done, that we worked on the ten hour system ... R

A fact. About this time last year, whilst I was working in the employ ...

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 200, Folder 8.

Sketch of Niagara Falls, including Terrapin Tower

Sketch of Niagara Falls, including Terrapin Tower

Title devised by Library staff. Stamped on verso: From the file of James F. Queen artist, 1824-1889. (DLC/PP-1997:105) Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection at the Library of Congress. Forms part of: Docum... more

[Medieval fortifications - illus. of ditches, bridges, outworks, gates, towers, battlements, turrets, machicoulis, platforms, windows, loopholes, donjons and subterranean  space]

[Medieval fortifications - illus. of ditches, bridges, outworks, gates...

Illus. in: Heck, Iconographic Encyclopedia, v. 2, 1851, plate 44. P&P Reference. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Forts...; Shelf.

[Tour St. Jacques] / E. Baldus.

[Tour St. Jacques] / E. Baldus.

In album: Paris et ses environs en photographies, p. 18.

Tour du Connétable and cathedral, Vannes, (p. 228.)

Tour du Connétable and cathedral, Vannes, (p. 228.)

Published with: Jephson, J. M. Narrative of a walking tour in Brittany by John Mounteney Jephson, F.S.A. ; accompanied by notes of a photographic expedition by Lovell Reeve, F.L.S., no. 64. Title from item.

[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.

[Tower of Antonia] / P. Bergheim.

[Tower of Antonia] / P. Bergheim.

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

Nuremburg. Towers--place of knight's leap

Nuremburg. Towers--place of knight's leap

Fünfeckiger Turm and front of old palace. In album: Prague, Innsbruck, Munich, Nuremberg, Dresden, Berlin, Hombourg, Edinburgh, p. 168. No. 317.

Sevilla. La Torre del Oro y el puerto desde San Telmo / J. Laurent, Madrid.

Sevilla. La Torre del Oro y el puerto desde San Telmo / J. Laurent, Ma...

View along the Paseo de las Delicias toward the Torre del Oro.

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.

Tlemcen. Tour de Mansourah / ND. Phot.

Tlemcen. Tour de Mansourah / ND. Phot.

Ruins of tower, al-Mansura, Tlemcen, Algeria. Title from item. No. 245.

Nuremburg. The heathen tower

Nuremburg. The heathen tower

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

Granada. La Torre de Justicia (entrada de la Alhambra) / J. Laurent. Madrid.

Granada. La Torre de Justicia (entrada de la Alhambra) / J. Laurent. M...

The Tower of Justice, the entrance to the Alhambra, Granada, Spain. In album: Spain, opposite p. 36. No. 218.

Prague. The Pulverthurm

Prague. The Pulverthurm

Powder Tower, Prague, Czech Republic.

Vista general del Patio de los Arrayanes y de la Torre de Comares (izquierda) (Alhambra) / J. Laurent. Madrid.

Vista general del Patio de los Arrayanes y de la Torre de Comares (izq...

View of the patio toward the tower of Comares. In album: Spain, p. 33. No. 1107.

Tlemcen. L'enceinte de Mansourah / ND. Phot.

Tlemcen. L'enceinte de Mansourah / ND. Phot.

The walls of al-Mansura, Tlemcen, Algeria.

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.

Córdoba. La torre de Mala muerte / J. Laurent. Madrid.
Lucerne

Lucerne

The Kappellbrücke and Wasserturm, Lucerne.

[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.

Toledo. Torre árabe de Santo Tomé

Toledo. Torre árabe de Santo Tomé

In album: Spain, p. 17. No. 11.

Nuremburg. Hangman's Bridge

Nuremburg. Hangman's Bridge

View of the bridge, towers, and half-timbered building. In album: Prague, Innsbruck, Munich, Nuremberg, Dresden, Berlin, Hombourg, Edinburgh, opposite p. 166. No. 312.

Milano--dettagli del Duomo

Milano--dettagli del Duomo

Cathedral. Octogon tower to spire. In album: Genoa, Pisa, Nice, Avignon, Parma, Milan, Verona, Vienna, p. 119. No. 231.

Syr-dar'inskaia oblast'. Razvaliny goroda Saurana. Sniato v 1866 g.

Syr-dar'inskaia oblast'. Razvaliny goroda Saurana. Sniato v 1866 g.

Illus. in: Turkestanskīi al'bom, chast' arkheologicheskaia ..., 1871-1872, part 1, vol. 1, pl. 2. Title from item.

Palmyre. Mausolée en forme de tour / Bonfils.

Palmyre. Mausolée en forme de tour / Bonfils.

Remains of mausoleum in Palmyra, Syria. Title from item. No. 1322. No. 10.

Palmyre. Mausolée à 4[Superscript e] étage entièrment garne de sarcophagus. Syrie / Bonfils.

Palmyre. Mausolée à 4[Superscript e] étage entièrment garne de sarcoph...

Four story mausoleum for sarcophagi in Palmyra, Syria. Title from item. No. 398.

Damas - Tour du haut de laquelle St Paul fut descendu dans une corbeille / Bonfils.

Damas - Tour du haut de laquelle St Paul fut descendu dans une corbeil...

The tower from which St. Paul was lowered in a basket in Damascus, Syria. Title from item. No. 1249.

Tour de David et d'Hippicus / Bonfils.

Tour de David et d'Hippicus / Bonfils.

Towers of David and of Hippicus in Jerusalem. Title from item. No. 251.

Mausolée en forme de tour. Hauran

Mausolée en forme de tour. Hauran

Mausoleum in form of a tower in Hauran, Syria. Title from item. No. 468?

Paris. Tour St. Jacques Charles Rivière del. et lith

Paris. Tour St. Jacques Charles Rivière del. et lith

Print shows a street level view of Tour Saint-Jacques, Paris, France, with carriages, coaches, and pedestrians in the streets around the square at the base of the tower. Title from item. Printed on lower right ... more

[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.

Damascus. Gate of Bab-ech-Charki / Bonfils.

Damascus. Gate of Bab-ech-Charki / Bonfils.

In album: Constantinople, Smyrna, Beyrout, Ba'albec, Damascus, p. 38B, pl. 76. "No. 221" written in image.

The arch

The arch

Print shows a view of a memorial arch, stone retaining walls, and a tower, from a souvenir booklet of views of Fairmount Park in Philadelphia, part 1st, 1870. Title from item.

[Burg Katz castle above the Rhine River at St. Goarshausen, Germany]

[Burg Katz castle above the Rhine River at St. Goarshausen, Germany]

Title devised by Library staff. (Source: Place identified by D. Lakin-Thomas, 2005). Acquisition source unknown.

[The great wall located between the second gate and Yedikule (Seven Towers)] / Abdullah Frères.

[The great wall located between the second gate and Yedikule (Seven To...

Title translated from album caption. Captioned in Ottoman Turkish and French. No. 23. In album: City walls and other views, Istanbul, Ottoman Empire. Forms part of: Abdul-Hamid II Collection (Library of Congress).

[The entrance of the Yedikule (Seven Towers)] / Abdullah Frères.

[The entrance of the Yedikule (Seven Towers)] / Abdullah Frères.

Title translated from album caption. Captioned in Ottoman Turkish and French. No. 34. No. 267. In album: City walls and other views, Istanbul, Ottoman Empire. Forms part of: Abdul-Hamid II Collection (Library o... more

[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

[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

Fort Snelling watch tower

Fort Snelling watch tower

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue F (1899). "308" and "98" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 04686. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

[Courtyard, imperial high school Şam-i Şerif Mekteb-i İdadi-yi, Damascus]

[Courtyard, imperial high school Şam-i Şerif Mekteb-i İdadi-yi, Damasc...

Title translated from album caption. Captioned in Ottoman Turkish and French. No. 7. In album: Imperial schools, architectural plans and student portraits, Ottoman Empire. Forms part of: Abdul-Hamid II Collecti... 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 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

[One side of the great wall]

[One side of the great wall]

Path outside the remains of the great wall. Photograph possibly by Abdullah Frères. Title translated from album caption. Captioned in Ottoman Turkish and French. No. 38. In album: City walls and other views, Is... more

[View of the Ayvansaray wall] / Abdullah Frères.

[View of the Ayvansaray wall] / Abdullah Frères.

View of the towers in the land wall above the rooftops of the city. Title translated from album caption. Captioned in Ottoman Turkish and French. No. 17. No. 283. In album: Palaces, mosques, monuments, and othe... more

Tour de Galata

Tour de Galata

Galata Tower, Istanbul. Title from item. No. 445.

Old stone mill, Newport, R.I

Old stone mill, Newport, R.I

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue F (1899). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 011392. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

[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).

[One side of the Tekfur Sarayı (palace)] / Abdullah Frères.

[One side of the Tekfur Sarayı (palace)] / Abdullah Frères.

Title translated from album caption. Captioned in Ottoman Turkish and French. No. 17. No. 282. In album: City walls and other views, Istanbul, Ottoman Empire. Forms part of: Abdul-Hamid II Collection (Library o... more

[Istanbul walls] / Abdullah Frères.

[Istanbul walls] / Abdullah Frères.

Title translated from album caption. Captioned in Ottoman Turkish and French. No. 12. No. 277. In album: City walls and other views, Istanbul, Ottoman Empire. Forms part of: Abdul-Hamid II Collection (Library o... more

[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

The west tower of the Ponce de Leon Hotel

The west tower of the Ponce de Leon Hotel

Attribution to Jackson based on Catalogue of the W.H. Jackson Views (1898) Detroit Publishing Co. no. 3513. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

[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

[Exterior view of the Dolmabahçe Camii (mosque)] / Abdullah Frères, Phot., Constantinople.

[Exterior view of the Dolmabahçe Camii (mosque)] / Abdullah Frères, Ph...

Title translated from album caption. Captioned in Ottoman Turkish and French. No. 2. No. 444. In album: Mosques, Istanbul, Ottoman Empire. Forms part of: Abdul-Hamid II Collection (Library of Congress).

[View of Yedikule (Seven Towers) from the sea] / Abdullah Frères.

[View of Yedikule (Seven Towers) from the sea] / Abdullah Frères.

Title translated from album caption. Captioned in Ottoman Turkish and French. No. 13. No. 458. In album: City walls and other views, Istanbul, Ottoman Empire. Forms part of: Abdul-Hamid II Collection (Library o... more

Earl's Court, Narragansett, R.I

Earl's Court, Narragansett, R.I

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue F (1899). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 011383. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

[The entrance of the Yedikule (Seven Towers)] / Abdullah Frères.

[The entrance of the Yedikule (Seven Towers)] / Abdullah Frères.

Title translated from album caption. Captioned in Ottoman Turkish and French. No. 33. In album: City walls and other views, Istanbul, Ottoman Empire. Forms part of: Abdul-Hamid II Collection (Library of Congress).

[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

[General view of Yediküle (Seven Towers) from the sea side] / Abdullah Frères.

[General view of Yediküle (Seven Towers) from the sea side] / Abdullah...

Title translated from album caption. Captioned in Ottoman Turkish and French. No. 33. No. 459. In album: Views of the Bosporus and Istanbul, Ottoman Empire. Forms part of: Abdul-Hamid II Collection (Library of Congress).

[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

[Yedikule Kapısı (Seven Towers Gate)] / Abdullah Frères.

[Yedikule Kapısı (Seven Towers Gate)] / Abdullah Frères.

People, one with a pack animal, make their way through Seven Towers Gate in Istanbul. Title translated from album caption. Captioned in Ottoman Turkish and French. No. 28. In album: City walls and other views, ... more

... Pergame / Sébah & Joaillier.

... Pergame / Sébah & Joaillier.

Two men and three children sitting outside ruins of what was a tower of the Thermes (thermal baths) in Bergama, Turkey. Title from item. No. 35.

Prag. Karlsbrücke. II

Prag. Karlsbrücke. II

Title from item. Title in Detroit Publishing Co., Catalogue J foreign section, Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Publishing Company, 1905: "Austro-Hungary. Bohemia. Prague. Karls Bridge II." Print no. "1987. P.Z." Title... more

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