Photograph shows Tripolitan gun boats firing on the U.S.S. Philadelphia and during the Tripolitan Wars, 1803. Title from item. Original engraving by Charles Denoon not in LC collection, which has only a blac... more
Print shows rowboats towing the USS Constitution away from the British fleet as the British frigate Belvidera fires it's cannons. In the background, rowboats tow the British frigate Shannon. Other ships in the ... more
Print shows William Bainbridge, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front, wearing military uniform. Title from item. Published in: The national portrait gallery of distinguished Americans, vol. 3 / James Herri... more
Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours, gradient tints, and soundings. Shows route of party and location of camps. Exhibition: The Call of Zion, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., Sep 16, 1998-J... more
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.
Drawing is on the "Susquehanna & Mississippil Scroll", depicting Perry's expedition to Japan. Watercolor drawing Taguchi Shumpei. Title devised by Library staff.
Drawings are panels one and two of the "Machinery scroll' depicting Perry's expedition to Japan, 1853. Watercolor by a contemporary Japanese artist. Title devised by Library staff.
Print shows Oliver H. Perry, three-quarter length portrait, standing on board a ship, facing slightly left. Title from item. Published in: The national portrait gallery of distinguished Americans : with biograp... more
Print showing a broadside view of the port side of the steam frigate U.S.S. Merrimack undersail near the entrance to New York harbor. Includes measurements for length, breadth, weight, and horse power. Title fr... more
Print shows a banquet given for the Japanese commissioners on board the U.S.S. Powhatan, possibly in the bay at Edo (Tokyo). Title from item. Plate from: Narrative of the expedition of an American squadron to t... more
Print showing a broadside view of the port side of the steam frigate U.S.S. Merrimack undersail near the entrance to New York harbor. Title from item.
Print shows Joshua Barney, half-length portrait, wearing military uniform, standing, facing right, holding sword. Title from item. Based on a miniature by Jean-Baptiste Isabey. Barney commissioned the miniature... more