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[How they build boats] / T.B.

[How they build boats] / T.B.

Native men making dugout boats by burning and scraping with seashells. Illus. in: Admiranda narratio, fida tamen, de commodis et incolarvm ritibvs Virginiæ [...]. Wecheli : svmtibvs T. de Bry, 1590, [plate] 12.... more

Raquetes

Raquetes

Snowshoes and Natives wearing snowshoes while hunting deer.

Le transport du grand soleil

Le transport du grand soleil

Native porters transporting the tribal leader whom they worshipped as the sun. Illus. in: Histoire de la Louisiane, contenant la découverte de ce vaste pays; sa description géographique; un voyage dans les terr... more

Canoes of Oonalashka / Webber del. ; Birrell sc.

Canoes of Oonalashka / Webber del. ; Birrell sc.

Illus. from: Cook's voyage, octavo edition.

Fishing canoe

Fishing canoe

Illustration showing 16 men wearing top hats in fishing canoe rowing toward shore.

A Planter and his wife on a journey

A Planter and his wife on a journey

Illustration showing two slaves carrying woman in sedan chair, slave woman with baggage on head, and planter riding horse on country road..

Crossing a river

Crossing a river

Illustration showing two men standing on raft, one punting, the other holding rope tied to a horse swimming alongside.

Springing them up to meet the train

Springing them up to meet the train

Sketch shows a horsedrawn stagecoach full of passengers moving left to right with a train in the background. Title from item. Inscribed in ink at top center: Engraved. No. 34:6.

Transportation of the mail on the Sabbath. In the Senate of the United States, January 19, 1829 ... Mr. Johnson of Kentucky made the following report .... [Frankfort? Ky., 1829].

Transportation of the mail on the Sabbath. In the Senate of the United...

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 21, Folder 64.

Map exhibiting the route of communication between Philadelphia & Charleston /

Map exhibiting the route of communication between Philadelphia & Charl...

Three rail and canal route distances are tabulated and one steamboat route. The legend indicates "Rail Road route," "Canal route," and "Steamboat route." Shows coastal area between Philadelphia, Pa., and Charle... more

Dog sledges of the Mandan Indians / ch. Bodmer pinx. ad nat. ; René Rollet sc.

Dog sledges of the Mandan Indians / ch. Bodmer pinx. ad nat. ; René Ro...

Mandan Indians using two dogs to drag a toboggan on the frozen Missouri River. Illus. in: Reise in das innere Nord-America in den Jahren 1832 bis 1834 / von Maximilian Prinz zu Wied. Coblenz : J. Hoelscher, 183... more

Bloomington, Iowa / painted and litho. by J.C. Wild.

Bloomington, Iowa / painted and litho. by J.C. Wild.

Print shows five men with two horses in a flatboat, a man in a rowboat, small sailboats, and steamboats, one named "Iowa Falcon", on the Mississippi River passing Muscatine, Iowa, with a view of the city showin... more

U.S. Reports: Parks v. Ross, 52 U.S. (11 How.) 362 (1851)

U.S. Reports: Parks v. Ross, 52 U.S. (11 How.) 362 (1851)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 52; Howard Volume 11; December Term, 1850; George P. Parks, Administrator or Samuel Parks, v. John Ross

Sherman & Smith's railroad, steam boat & stage route map of New England, New-York and Canada.

Sherman & Smith's railroad, steam boat & stage route map of New Englan...

Detailed township and county map showing place names and some indication of drainage and relief. Scale [ca. 1:1,550,000]. LC Railroad maps, 106 Description derived from published bibliography. Insets: 15 miles ... more

Carte figurative et approximative des quantités de céréales qui ont circulé en 1853 sur les voies d'eau et de fer de l'Empire Francais /

Carte figurative et approximative des quantités de céréales qui ont ci...

Signed by Charles Minard at upper right. Includes note. Accompanied by text: Carte du mouvement des céréales en 1853 sur les voies d'eau et de fer de l'Empire Francais. 8 p. ; 33 cm. Available also through the ... more

Post-kanal-und eisenbahnkarte der verbeinigten staaten von nord-amerika.

Post-kanal-und eisenbahnkarte der verbeinigten staaten von nord-amerik...

Place names in English. Prime meridian: Washington, D.C. Includes 7 insets. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

Carte des travaux publics en France comprenant le réseau complet des chemins de fer en l'ensemble des voies navigables

Carte des travaux publics en France comprenant le réseau complet des c...

Includes inset of Corsica. Prime meridian: Paris. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy sectioned into 18 and mounted on cloth, folding to 23 x 14 cm. Signed on manu... more

Engine, J.H. Devereux, Alexandria

Engine, J.H. Devereux, Alexandria

Photograph shows the ornately decorated locomotive J.H. Devereux, of the United States Military Railroad with two crew members on board outside the roundhouse at the Alexandria station.

The captivity of Mrs. Rowlandson

The captivity of Mrs. Rowlandson

Mary White Rowlandson, in canoe, being held captive by Indians. Illus. from: Harper's Monthly, v. 15 (1857), p. 34.

Haneda no watashi benten no yashiro

Haneda no watashi benten no yashiro

Print shows a man at the helm on the Haneda ferry with the Benten Shrine in the distance. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the ser... more

Charlestown Navy Yard

Charlestown Navy Yard

Broadside view ship docked at navy yard and two images of sailboats. Title inscribed below image. Inscribed below ship: Ohio Frigate. Possibly by Alfred Waud. Published in: New York Illustrated News, 30 March 1... more

U.S. Transport "Coatzacoalcus"

U.S. Transport "Coatzacoalcus"

Broadside view of sidewheel steamship. Title inscribed below image. Formerly Waud no. C-53. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.980 recto) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

[Steamships and sailboats]

[Steamships and sailboats]

Broadside views of seven ships.

From city point, looking down

From city point, looking down

Riverscape with ships.

Roanoke

Roanoke

Two broadside sketches of ships. Title inscribed below image. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.128) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

Steamer S. R. Spalding. [Transport]

Steamer S. R. Spalding. [Transport]

Broadside view of sidewheel steamship under waigh.

Joseph Whitney

Joseph Whitney

Three fragmentary drawings of steamboat Joseph Whitney. Title inscribed center right. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.39). Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

[Two sailing ships]

[Two sailing ships]

Broadside sketch of two ships side-by-side. Title devised. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.89) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

U.S. Transport "Gove[r]nor"

U.S. Transport "Gove[r]nor"

Broadside view sidewheel steamship.

Dirijo [sic], wrecker

Dirijo [sic], wrecker

Broadside view of steamship, sailor rowing longboat in foreground; detail of rigging left of image.

[Sketches of four ships]

[Sketches of four ships]

Title devised. Ships identified: Steamer Edsall; Cambridge; Torpedo boat Stromboli. Inscribed above Steamer Edsall: Grey. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.345) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil... more

Catten[a?] and Jerome Napoleon

Catten[a?] and Jerome Napoleon

Broadside views of two steamships and a longboat. Title devised from inscriptions. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.335) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

Susquehannah

Susquehannah

Stern view of steamship with two waterwheels. Title inscribed right of image. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.104) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

[Ship's deck]

[Ship's deck]

Sketch of the deck of a paddle wheel steamship. Title devised. Inscribed upper right: 92; Aboard. Inscribed on verso: Charleston, N.C. / No.III 15. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.356) Forms part of: ... more

Chesapeake & Patapsco

Chesapeake & Patapsco

Four scenes of rivers, lighthouses, ships and boats.

U.S. Transport "Peerless"

U.S. Transport "Peerless"

Broadside view of sidewheel steamship. Title inscribed below image. Formerly Waud no. C-55. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.982 verso) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

Daylight [and] J.H. Spaulding

Daylight [and] J.H. Spaulding

Broadside views of three ships, dome building in background. Signed lower left: Waud. Title inscribed below images. Formerly Waud no. C-125. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.1052) Forms part of: Morgan... more

U.S. Steam Frigate "Susquehannah" [and] U.S. War Steamer "Bienville"

U.S. Steam Frigate "Susquehannah" [and] U.S. War Steamer "Bienville"

Broadside view of two sidewheel steamships. Title inscribed below images. Inscribed below image of Bienville: N.B. The "De Soto" is just like the above. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.1099 verso) For... more

The U.S. steamer Search.

The U.S. steamer Search.

Broadside view. Title inscribed below image. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.109) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

Parkes Station, U.S.M.R.R., Petersburg Va.

Parkes Station, U.S.M.R.R., Petersburg Va.

Title inscribed below image. Formerly Waud no. C-24. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.951) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

U.S. Transport "Great Republic" in tow of the Vanderbilt (Clipper rig)

U.S. Transport "Great Republic" in tow of the Vanderbilt (Clipper rig)

Broadside view frigate. Title inscribed below image. Formerly Waud no. C-55. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.982 recto) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

Gunboat Union

Gunboat Union

Broadside view. Title inscribed below image. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.57) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

[A boat]

[A boat]

Oblique view of steamship. Faint inscription upper right, possibly ship's name. Title devised. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.338) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

U.S. Gun Boat "Fanny"

U.S. Gun Boat "Fanny"

Broadside view of steamship.

Constellation

Constellation

Oblique stern view of dismasted, covered frigate.

Long boat, U.S. Navy

Long boat, U.S. Navy

Faint sketch of sailor standing before longboat towards stern. Title inscribed below image. Inscribed upper right: 82. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.59) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

[Two sketches: Stonemans battery opens. The gunboat porter?]

[Two sketches: Stonemans battery opens. The gunboat porter?]

Artillery unit in battle and broadside view of steamship.

Full length sketches of five African American men

Full length sketches of five African American men

Title devised. Inscribed on chest of one figure: 4. Formerly Waud no. C-58. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.985 verso) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

Clarks Station nr. Pilkins. U.S.M.R.R

Clarks Station nr. Pilkins. U.S.M.R.R

United States Military Railroad depot with buildings and covered wagon.

[Saint Dennis Post-office, Baltimore County, Maryland]

[Saint Dennis Post-office, Baltimore County, Maryland]

Figures and store fronts on town street.

[The Louisiana and Minnesota]

[The Louisiana and Minnesota]

Two broadside views. Titled devised. Inscribed vertically under rough sketch: Gunboat Louisiana, afterwards Butlers powder ship at Fort Fisher. Inscribed under second ship: Minnesota. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (D... more

[Unknown location. Wagons and camera of Sam A. Cooley, U.S. photographer, Department of the South]

[Unknown location. Wagons and camera of Sam A. Cooley, U.S. photograph...

Photographs of artillery, place and date unknown.

Geo Peabody

Geo Peabody

Broadside view of sidewheel steamship under waigh.

[Small sailboat and rowboats]

[Small sailboat and rowboats]

Title devised. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.86) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

[Broadside views of the Whitehead, Cohasset, and Young America]

[Broadside views of the Whitehead, Cohasset, and Young America]

Title devised and inscribed below images. Formerly Waud no. C-118. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.1045) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

Star of the West

Star of the West

Broadside view of sidewheel steamship. Title inscribed below image. Inscribed right of image: Too dumpy. Formerly Waud no. C-38. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.965) Forms part of: Morgan collection o... more

Train of prisoners

Train of prisoners

Train meeting steamboat Marion at dock. Title inscribed below image. Formerly Waud no. B-31. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.796) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

[Steamship with three masts]
The Newport News Steamer Express Capt. Wilson

The Newport News Steamer Express Capt. Wilson

Broadside view sidewheel steamship.

Bridge over Potomac Virginia side

Bridge over Potomac Virginia side

Sketch of a covered railroad bridge. Title inscribed above image. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.680) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

Reliance

Reliance

Broadside view of steamship.

U.S. Steamer

U.S. Steamer

Broadside view of steamship. Title inscribed below image. Inscribed lower left: Coast [survey?]. Formerly Waud no. C-40. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.967) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil ... more

Ohio

Ohio

Two broadside sketches of ships and buildings at dock, warehouses beyond.

Quartermasters Tugboat Sykes, carrying mail off Mobile

Quartermasters Tugboat Sykes, carrying mail off Mobile

Longboat meeting mail steamer. Title inscribed below image. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.51) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

View of Charleston S.C. from on board the Harriet Lane

View of Charleston S.C. from on board the Harriet Lane

Title inscribed lower left of image. Inscribed upper right filled with Shipping & steam boats. Formerly Waud no. C-18. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.945) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil Wa... more

Susquehannah

Susquehannah

Broadside sketch of the steamship Susquehannah. Title inscribed below image. Inscribed lower right: sketch-over-. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.86) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

U.S. Gun Boat Montecello

U.S. Gun Boat Montecello

Broadside view of steamship. Title inscribed below image. Formerly Waud no. C-45. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.972) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

Launch of Hartford, Sloop of War

Launch of Hartford, Sloop of War

Two broadside views, also men in longboat. Title inscribed below image. Formerly Waud no. C-21. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.948) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

[Broadside and stern views of steamship Minnesota]

[Broadside and stern views of steamship Minnesota]

Inscribed below two partial sketches: Minnesota and Minnesota stern. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.6). Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

Harriet Lane

Harriet Lane

Broadside view of steam frigate, sailboat and longboat. Title inscribed below image. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.92) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

U.S. Transport "Philadelphia"

U.S. Transport "Philadelphia"

Broadside view of sidewheel steamship.

The Pawnee

The Pawnee

Broadside view of steamship. Title inscribed below image. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.108) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

Albatross

Albatross

Broadside view of steamship.

U.S. Frigate "Sabine"

U.S. Frigate "Sabine"

Broadside view of frigate at anchor. Title inscribed below image. Inscribed right margin as identifier : Sewalls Pt. The Sabine sunk on 1 November 1861 off Cape Hatteras. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1... more

Saxonia

Saxonia

Broadside view of steamship.

Unknown location. Wagons and camera of Sam A. Cooley, U.S. photographer, Department of the South

Unknown location. Wagons and camera of Sam A. Cooley, U.S. photographe...

Photographs of artillery, place and date unknown. Title from Milhollen and Mugridge. Credit line: Civil war photographs, 1861-1865, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. General information abou... more

Baltic and Atlantic

Baltic and Atlantic

Broadside view of sidewheel steamship. Title inscribed below image. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.0342) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

Sabine

Sabine

Two views of bows of ships, the frigate Sabine and a steamship. Title inscribed below image. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.130) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

U.S. Sloop of War Dale

U.S. Sloop of War Dale

Broadside view of frigate. Title inscribed below image. Inscribed below title: (small old ship). Formerly Waud no. C-41. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.968) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil ... more

U.S. Gun Boat "Seminole"

U.S. Gun Boat "Seminole"

Broadside view of steamship. Title inscribed below image. Inscribed below title: The "Wabash" is like the "Minnesota" of which you have a drawing. Formerly Waud no. C-44. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1... more

U.S. Transport "Star of the South"

U.S. Transport "Star of the South"

Broadside view steamship. Title inscribed below image. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.244) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

Nipsic

Nipsic

Broadside view of steamship.

Macedonian, sloop of war

Macedonian, sloop of war

Title inscribed below image. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.88) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.