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[Holstengate, Lubeck, Germany]

[Holstengate, Lubeck, Germany]

Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., catalogue J foreign section. Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Photographic Company, 1905. Print no. "1879". Forms part of: Views of Germany in the Photochrom print collection.

[Four views of heads with proportions delineated in perspective grids, and surrounding text]

[Four views of heads with proportions delineated in perspective grids,...

Illus. and text in: Hierin sind begriffin vier Bucher von menschlichen Proportion / Albrecht Durer. [Nurenberg : Gedrucky durch I. Formschneyder, auff Verlegung Albrecht Durers velassen Witib], 1528. Published ... more

[Folding bridge - two views, top extended across moat, bottom folded prior to release; used by infantry during assault on fortress]

[Folding bridge - two views, top extended across moat, bottom folded p...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Le diverse et artificiose machine del capitano Agostino Ramelli. Parigi : 1588. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western technology ... / Leona... more

Entwerffung der Festung Carlsburg genannt

Entwerffung der Festung Carlsburg genannt

Outline of French fort, Fort Caroline, at the mouth of the River of May (St. John's) in Florida. Illus. in: [America. pt. 2. German] Der ander Theil, der newlich erfundenen Landschafft Americae, von dreyen Schi... more

[External anatomy of a bee shown in three full views and various details with key at bottom]

[External anatomy of a bee shown in three full views and various detai...

Illus. in: Persio / Aulus Persius Flaccus. Roma : G. Mascardi, 1630. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 85.

Waarhafftige Abbildung und Beschreibung dess grossen unnd gewaltigen Treffens welches vor der Chur-Sächsischen Statt Leiptzig zwischen der Catholischen Liga Generaln Graf Johann von Tylli an einem und der Königl. Majest. zu Schweden, auch Churfürstl. Durchl. zu Sachsen andern Theils den 7. (17.) September 1631. und hernach vorgangen

Waarhafftige Abbildung und Beschreibung dess grossen unnd gewaltigen T...

Birds-eye view engraving shows the battlefield outside of Leipzig, Germany between Swedish and Saxon troops in September 1631. Includes views of troop formations and the location of the city of Leipzig. Key loc... more

Carte de l'Amerique Septentrionnale : depuis le 25, jusqu'au 65⁰ deg. de latt. & environ 140, & 235 deg. de longitude / par Iean Baptiste Louis Franquelin, hydrographe du roy, à Québec en Canada.

Carte de l'Amerique Septentrionnale : depuis le 25, jusqu'au 65⁰ deg. ...

Copied between 1909 and 1910 from the original 1688 ms. in the Archives du dépôt des cartes et plans de la marine. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. In margin: Bibliotheque du Depot des cartes et plans de la Marina, ... more

[Christ standing above views of the earth showing its formation and predicting a final conflagration]

[Christ standing above views of the earth showing its formation and pr...

Frontispiece in: Telluris theoria sacra / Thomas Burnet. Amstelaedami : Apud J. Wolters, 1699. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 205.

Eigentliche Vorstell- und Abbildung des am Maria Heimsuchungs Fest als den 2. Julii 1704 zwischen denen Kayserl. und hohen Alliirten eines und denen Französisch- und Chur-Bayerischen Völckern andern Theils vorgegangenen blutigen und harten Treffens samt der Eroberung so wohlen des Trenchements auf den Schellenberg als der Stadt Donauwerth selbsten und dardurch erhaltenen herrlichen Victori

Eigentliche Vorstell- und Abbildung des am Maria Heimsuchungs Fest als...

Birds-eye view print shows view of the battle of Schellenberg outside of the city of Donauwörth, Germany on July 2, 1704 when troops from the Austrian imperial army and its allies fought against combined French... more

Wahrhaffter und eigentlicher Entwurff der den 2. July A.C. 1704 zwischen denen Kayserl. und Hohen Alyrten eines und denen Frantzsosen und Bayrischen andere Theils an dem Schellenberg vorgegangenen hitzigen Action wie auch dess und der Statt Donauwerth darauff erfolgten siegreichen gloriosen u. herrlichen Eroberung

Wahrhaffter und eigentlicher Entwurff der den 2. July A.C. 1704 zwisch...

Birds-eye view engraving shows plan of the fortifed town of Donauworth and Schellenberg mountain along the bank of the Danube and Wernitz rivers. Includes locations of squadrons and battalios and some cartograp... more

Luxembourg, une fortresse tres-celebre de la duché de cette nom dans Pais-Bas /

Luxembourg, une fortresse tres-celebre de la duché de cette nom dans P...

Relief shown by hachures. Title and index in French and German; text in German. Appears in Seutter's Grosser Atlas worinnen enthalten alle die jenige geographisches Universal-Special- und Particular-Mappen, mit... more

Hundert-Jähriges angedencken, das schnelle Kriegsglück des Schwedischen Heldens u. Königs Gustavi Adolphi in Eroberung aller dieser allhier beygefügter u. in Kupffer gestochnen Städte u. Plätze in vor- u. Hinter-Pommern, Mecklenburg in der ueber-Mittle, neu u. Alten Brandenburgermarck, an der Oder, Havel u. Elb Strom in gleichen in Sachsen, Chüringen, Francke, Pfaltz, am Mayn, Neckar u. Rheinstrom welche sich Ao. 1630 u. 1631 alle theils durch Accord theils durch Sturm seinem siegenden Schwerde ergeben müssen Elias Baeck A.H. fecit et excudit

Hundert-Jähriges angedencken, das schnelle Kriegsglück des Schwedische...

Engraved print shows twelve rows of thumbnail size images of 103 German cities and towns captured by King Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden in campaigns between 1630 and 1632 during the Thirty Years War. Published on... more

An exact chart of the river St. Lawrence, from Port Frontenac to the island of Anticosti shewing the soundings, rocks, shoals &c with views of the lands and all necessary instructions for navigating that river to Quebec.

An exact chart of the river St. Lawrence, from Port Frontenac to the i...

Scale ca. 1:695,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Soundings shown in fathoms. Includes text. Insets: The Seven Islands.--A continuation of the river from Quebec to Lake Ontario.--St. Nicholas or Engl... more

Plan of the town & fortifications of Montreal, or Ville Marie in Canada

Plan of the town & fortifications of Montreal, or Ville Marie in Canad...

Oriented with north to the upper right. Includes inset "View of the town &c. of Montreal". Listed as another copy of entry 615 in LC Maps and charts of North America and the West Indies, 1750-1789, but is inste... more

Plan of the town & fortifications of Montreal, or Ville Marie in Canada

Plan of the town & fortifications of Montreal, or Ville Marie in Canad...

Oriented with north to the upper right. Appears in the London Magazine, October 1760, volume 29. Includes inset "View of the town &c. of Montreal". LC copy mounted on cloth backed paper. LC Maps and charts of N... more

An exact chart of the river St. Lawrence, from Fort Frontenac to the island of Anticosti shewing the soundings, rocks, shoals &c with views of the lands and all necessary instructions for navigating that river to Quebec.

An exact chart of the river St. Lawrence, from Fort Frontenac to the i...

Scale ca. 1:695,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Soundings shown in fathoms. Includes descriptive text. Insets: The Seven Islands.--A continuation of the river from Quebec to Lake Ontario.--St. Nich... more

An exact chart of the river St. Laurence, from Fort Frontenac to the island of Anticosti shewing the soundings, rocks, shoals &c with views of the lands and all necessary instructions for navigating that river to Quebec.

An exact chart of the river St. Laurence, from Fort Frontenac to the i...

Scale ca. 1:695,000 Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Soundings shown in fathoms. Includes descriptive text. Insets: The Seven Islands.--A continuation of the river from Quebec to Lake Ontario.--St. Nicho... more

[Views of the coastline of New York, Long Island, Staten Island, and the lighthouse on Sandy Hook, New Jersey]

[Views of the coastline of New York, Long Island, Staten Island, and t...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Britain, by Joseph F.W. Des Barres, .... London : 1777-1781. This record contains unverified, ol... more

[Views from offshore of the New England coastline and islands at the entrance to Boston Harbor]

[Views from offshore of the New England coastline and islands at the e...

Prints show distant views of Castle Island and Governor's Island in Boston Harbor, hills along the southeast coast of Maine, and the entrance to Boston Harbor. Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: The Atl... more

[Views from offshore of islands, cliffs, and capes in the Bay of Fundy]

[Views from offshore of islands, cliffs, and capes in the Bay of Fundy...

Prints show distant views of Isle Haute and cliffs at the Chignecto Isthmus, the Minas Basin, Cape Blowmedown, and Cape Split, Nova Scotia, with ships passing in the foreground. Title devised by Library staff. ... more

[Views from offshore of Sable Island, Nova Scotia, with ships passing near shore]

[Views from offshore of Sable Island, Nova Scotia, with ships passing ...

Prints show distant views of Sable Island, Nova Scotia. Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Britain, by Joseph F.W. Des Barres, ....... more

[Views from offshore of islands, cliffs, and capes in the Bay of Fundy]

[Views from offshore of islands, cliffs, and capes in the Bay of Fundy...

Prints show distant views of Isle Haute and cliffs at the Chignecto Isthmus, Cape Dore, Cape Baptist and the Minas Basin, Cape Blowmedown, and Cape Split, Nova Scotia, with ships passing in the foreground. Titl... more

[Views from offshore of islands in the Bay of Fundy and the entrance to the Saint John River on the mainland]

[Views from offshore of islands in the Bay of Fundy and the entrance t...

Prints show distant views of The Wolves, a cluster of islands off New Brunswick in the Bay of Fundy, Grand Manan Island, and the entrance to the Saint John River, with ships passing in the foreground. Title dev... more

[Views, some from offshore, of ships approaching various islands around and including Nova Scotia]

[Views, some from offshore, of ships approaching various islands aroun...

Prints show distant views of White Islands and Saint Mary Bay, Milford Haven on Chedabucto Bay, Port Bickerton, N.S., Beaver Harbor Bald Isle, Canso Cranberry Isle, Beaver Islands, and Nova Scotia. Title devise... more

[Double profile portrait of the Montgolfier brothers, French balloonists, with view of their birthplace, Annonay, and two other scenes from "France pittoresque"]

[Double profile portrait of the Montgolfier brothers, French balloonis...

Title devised by Library staff. Tissandier collection.

Proposals for engraving in aquatinta, four select views three upon the river Shannandoah, in the state of Virginia, and one upon the Schuylkill, in the state of Pennsylvania. From the paintings of W. Winstanley; by G. J. Parkyns ...... [n. p. 17

Proposals for engraving in aquatinta, four select views three upon the...

On verso Copy 1: Ac.4934. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 224, ... more

To the electors of the City of New York. Fellow-citizens. The aristocratic prints have teemed with abuse and misrepresentation of the conduct and views of the Republican members of Assembly from this city: To refute these calumnies; to evince th

To the electors of the City of New York. Fellow-citizens. The aristocr...

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 112, Folder 23b.

A topographical map describing the principality of the islands of Malta and Goza

A topographical map describing the principality of the islands of Malt...

Topographic map showing field/fence/wall lines in rural areas. Relief shown by hachures and rock drawings (coastlines). Oriented with north toward the upper left. Handwritten Millard Fillmore signature is not p... more

Ambitious views. To the voters at the next election ... An old Kentuckian. [Kentucky 1829?].

Ambitious views. To the voters at the next election ... An old Kentuck...

Campaign.; Imprint 2. 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 66.

Should the nullifiers succeed in their views of separation ... the following will be an appropriate epitaph ... Philadelphia, Feb. 22, 1832

Should the nullifiers succeed in their views of separation ... the fol...

Reference copy may be in LOT 7009. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: SC Hist.; Tariffs; US Hist.; Shelf.

Topographical map of the city and county of New-York, and the adjacent country : with views in the border of the principal buildings, and interesting scenery of the island.

Topographical map of the city and county of New-York, and the adjacent...

Relief shown by hachures. Shows wards, physical features, and various places of interest. "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1836 by J.H. Colton & Co. in the Clerks Office of the District Court o... more

[ornamental border] Comparative views of New England, New York, and the United States. Commercial, statistical, moral and political. Boston, 1837.

[ornamental border] Comparative views of New England, New York, and th...

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 56, Folder 25b.

[Measured drawing of chest of drawers; front and side views]

[Measured drawing of chest of drawers; front and side views]

Illus. in: John Hall, The Cabinet Maker's Assistant (Baltimore, 1840). Reference copy may be in LOT 4397T. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: BI WORKS; Rare Bk. ... more

Circular letter. Harvard, Mass., March 20th, 1849. Esteemed friend:- Have you read the publications of the United Believers? and if so, what do you think of the views therein presented? ... I am your friend. Lorenzo D. Grosvenor.

Circular letter. Harvard, Mass., March 20th, 1849. Esteemed friend:- H...

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 59, Folder 16.

[Lampshade design with six views: "Kansas", "Jefferson City", "Erie R.R.", "New York", "Niagara", and "Water Works, Phila."]

[Lampshade design with six views: "Kansas", "Jefferson City", "Erie R....

Title devised by Library staff. Stamped on lower left: 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.

Panoramic views of Philadelphia, from the state house / drawn from nature by E. Whitefield.

Panoramic views of Philadelphia, from the state house / drawn from nat...

This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card.

[Two views of an airship shaped like a long tube with a pointed nose, propellers on the side and a rudder, resembling an 1850 design proposed by Pierre Jullien, a French clock maker from Villejuif, France]

[Two views of an airship shaped like a long tube with a pointed nose, ...

Title devised by Library staff. (Source: A.G. Renstrom, LC Staff, 1981-82) Tissandier collection.

Eclipse & no eclipse or two views of one object

Eclipse & no eclipse or two views of one object

Two scenes showing the differing perceptions of Franklin Pierce's stand on the issue of slavery, as viewed by the North and South. The cartoon is divided vertically by "Mason & Dixon's Line." An arrow identifie... more

Rear, side and front views of boilers

Rear, side and front views of boilers

U.S. Capitol (drawing). This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Voters! You are called upon to express your views of the liquor traffic. On the first Monday in June, if you wish to have intoxicating drinks sold -- under sanction of law--- at your own responsibility, you will vote "License;" if not, "No licen

Voters! You are called upon to express your views of the liquor traffi...

On recto, copy 3: June 4th 1853. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 3 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfol... more

[Port views of the U.S.S. Susquehanna and the U.S.S. Mississippi understeam]

[Port views of the U.S.S. Susquehanna and the U.S.S. Mississippi under...

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.

Maps of Nicaragua, North and Central America : population and square miles of Nicaragua, United States, Mexico, British and Central America, with routes and distances; portraits of Gen. Walker, Col. Kinney, Parker H. French, and views of the Battle of New-Orleans and Bunker Hill.

Maps of Nicaragua, North and Central America : population and square m...

Relief shown by hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Views of towns in Iowa - Dubuque

Views of towns in Iowa - Dubuque

Lithograph after H. Lewis; published by Arnz and Co. Illus. in: Das illustrirte Mississippithal. Düsseldorf : Arnz & comp, 1857. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

[8 views of operations in Chickering's Pianoforte Manufactory, Tremont Street, Boston, Mass.]

[8 views of operations in Chickering's Pianoforte Manufactory, Tremont...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 7, no. 176 (1859 Apr. 16), p. 308. Caption card tracings: Ind.; Music Pianos; Geogr.; B.I.

[Exterior view of Messers. Chickering's Pianoforte Manufactory and 5 views of operations inside, Tremont Street, Boston, Mass.]

[Exterior view of Messers. Chickering's Pianoforte Manufactory and 5 v...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 7, no. 176 (1859 Apr. 16), p. 306. Caption card tracings: Ind ; Music Pianos; Geogr.; B.I. Chickering.

East front looking north. Progressive views of dome iv

East front looking north. Progressive views of dome iv

Photograph showing east front of the Capitol with peristyle in progress. Men, including Montgomery C. Meigs, stand in driveway.

East front from grounds. Progressive views of dome, no. iii. Columns of peristyle in position

East front from grounds. Progressive views of dome, no. iii. Columns o...

Photograph showing beginning stages of adding the dome to the Capitol. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 27. Title from item. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

[Broadside and bow views of eight ships and boats, and an unidentified profile bust portrait]

[Broadside and bow views of eight ships and boats, and an unidentified...

Title devised. Two ships inscribed: C.P. Smith and Magnolia. Formerly Waud no. C-38. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.965) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

[Broadside views of three steamships]

[Broadside views of three steamships]

Title devised. Inscribed below first image: U.S. Transport "Roanoke." Inscribed below the second image: U.S. GunBoat "Winfield Scott." The "Union" is the same style as the Scott. Inscribed below third image: 2 ... more

[Views of ships and a mill]

[Views of ships and a mill]

Broadside views of five ships. Titled devised. Inscribed below images: Minnesota Mill in Newport News Va. Hunter Woodis. Flagship of Butler. Inscribed vertically in right margin: Flagship of Buttler [sic] Gift,... more

[Five views of the Susquehannah and the Ceres]

[Five views of the Susquehannah and the Ceres]

Title devised. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.84) 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.

City of Washington, from Arlington Heights

City of Washington, from Arlington Heights

On verso: Gift: Estate of Victor S. Clark, Sept. 3, 1946, The Library of Congress. No. 66. Title from item.

[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.

Views of Nice

Views of Nice

Panoramic view of Nice, France, including view of beach, sea wall, and buildings. In album: Genoa, Pisa, Nice, Avignon, Parma, Milan, Verona, Vienna, p. 100, back top.

[Broadside views of three steamships]

[Broadside views of three steamships]

Title devised. Inscribed below first image: U.S. Transport "Daniel Webster." N.B. The "Ariel" is precisely like the Webster only much longer. Inscribed below the second image: Transports "Parkersburgh" "Locust ... more

[Five broadside views of steamships and a sailboat]

[Five broadside views of steamships and a sailboat]

Two steamships are labelled: Louisiana and Susquehannah. Title devised. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.103) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

Views of Nice. Promenade Anglais. Public garden

Views of Nice. Promenade Anglais. Public garden

Panoramic view of Nice, France. In album: Genoa, Pisa, Nice, Avignon, Parma, Milan, Verona, Vienna, p. 100, back, bottom.

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

Views at Fort Darling, Drewry's Bluff, James River, Va.

Views at Fort Darling, Drewry's Bluff, James River, Va.

No. 4242. Title from item. Mounted with 5 other photographs showing different views of the same location. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Views at City Point, Va.

Views at City Point, Va.

Photograph shows the engine house at the railroad depot at City Point, Virginia. No. B973. Title from item. Mounted with five other photographs with general caption: Views at City Point, Va. Photograph is half ... more

Views on James River, Va. near Deep Bottom

Views on James River, Va. near Deep Bottom

No. B1007. Title from item. Mounted with five other photographs. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Views of Fort Sumter from drawings

Views of Fort Sumter from drawings

Photograph of drawing showing ruins of Fort Sumter from Charleston Harbor with a Confederate flag waving on the left. No. B698. Title from item. Mounted with five other photographs with general caption: Fort Su... more

Views of Richmond, Va.

Views of Richmond, Va.

Photograph shows a city in the distance across the river. No. B765. Title from item. Mounted with three other photographs with general caption: Views of Richmond, Va. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

[Two views: Group of guns and gun carriages dismantled by Major Anderson at Fort Moultire; Battery at Fort Moultrie, bearing on Fort Sumter]

[Two views: Group of guns and gun carriages dismantled by Major Anders...

Two wood engravings of drawings by an officer of Major Anderson's command Reference copy may be available in Lot 9355. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, (1861 Jan. 26), p. 53. This record contains unverified, old da... more

Views of Richmond, Va.

Views of Richmond, Va.

No. B872. Title from item. Mounted with three other photographs with general caption: Views of Richmond, Va. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Pocket war map of Virginia, with portraits of Scott & his generals. Also views and plans of the principal places of note connected with the war

Pocket war map of Virginia, with portraits of Scott & his generals. Al...

Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 449.2 "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1861 by J. H. Bufford." "No. 76, Deposited [for copyright] Sept. 27, 1861. Recorded vol. 36, page 503." Gene... more

Views of Fort Sumter from drawings

Views of Fort Sumter from drawings

Photograph of drawing shows Fort Sumter in Charleston Harbor with a boat sailing by. The Confederate flag waves above the fort. No. B701. Title from item. Mounted with five other photographs with general capti... more

Views on James River, Va. near Deep Bottom

Views on James River, Va. near Deep Bottom

No. B1013. Title from item. Mounted with five other photographs. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

War views -- Army of the Potomac -- the way they cook dinner in camp

War views -- Army of the Potomac -- the way they cook dinner in camp

Photograph shows five Union soldiers, including one African American soldier, sitting and eating in front of tents. No. 2057. Title from item. Photographer's name from same photograph in New York Public Library... more

Views of Fort Sumter from drawings

Views of Fort Sumter from drawings

Photograph of drawing showing the ruins of Fort Sumter with Confederate flag waving from Charleston Harbor.

Views on James River, Va., near Deep Bottom

Views on James River, Va., near Deep Bottom

No. B826. Title from item. Mounted with 4 other photographs with general caption: Views on James River, Va., near Deep Bottom. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Views on Canal Basin

Views on Canal Basin

Photograph shows ruined buildings along the Canal Basin. No. B1017. Title from item. Mounted with five other photographs with general caption: Views in the "burnt district", Richmond, Virginia. Gift; Col. Godwi... more

Panoramic views of encampment of Army of Potomac at Cumberland Landing on Pamunkey River, Va., May 1862

Panoramic views of encampment of Army of Potomac at Cumberland Landing...

Title from item. Mounted with two other photographs to form a panoramic view. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Views in Fredericksburg, Va., showing destruction of houses by bombardment on Dec. 13, 1862

Views in Fredericksburg, Va., showing destruction of houses by bombard...

Slightly damaged house, #718. Mathew Brady Collection. Civil War Photograph Collection (Library of Congress). This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Civil War Hous... more

Views in Fredericksburg, Va., showing destruction of houses by bombardment on Dec. 13, 1862

Views in Fredericksburg, Va., showing destruction of houses by bombard...

Slightly damaged house, #716. Mathew Brady Collection. Civil War Photograph Collection (Library of Congress). This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Civil War House... more

Views on Hilton Head, South Carolina

Views on Hilton Head, South Carolina

Six images: siege train, two views of Army wharf, Army bakery, Army headquarters, and commissary headquarters. Civil War Photograph Collection. Nos. 166, 170, 210, 209, 4977, and 4978.

Siege of Yorktown, Va. Views of Federal Battery, No. 4

Siege of Yorktown, Va. Views of Federal Battery, No. 4

Soldiers with three 13 inch mortars. LC-B811-375. Civil War Collection (Library of Congress). This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Original glass negative no.: LC-B811-375. Caption card ... more

Plans & views of Rebel defences, coast of South Carolina

Plans & views of Rebel defences, coast of South Carolina

Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 367 Contents: Fort "Walker," Hilton Head Isld., S.C. Scale 1:2000. 17 x 15 cm.-Ground plan and view of fort on Botany-Bay Isld. North Edisto R. Scale 1:2000. 12 x 1... more

[Nine views of the Gettysburg battlefield from photographs by Mathew Brady and Army of the Potomac's Twelfth Corps crossing the Rappahannock River in pursuit of Robert E. Lee from a sketch by an officer]

[Nine views of the Gettysburg battlefield from photographs by Mathew B...

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1863 Aug. 22, pp. 532-533.

[Interior and exterior views of the Union Volunteer Refreshment Saloon hospital, southwest corner of Washington and Swanson avenues, Philadelphia]

[Interior and exterior views of the Union Volunteer Refreshment Saloon...

Title devised by Library staff. Purchase; Marian Carson; 1997; (DLC/PP-1997:105). Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection at the Library of Congress.

Interior views of Fort Sumter, Charleston, S.C. taken by a Confederate photographer in 1864 [i.e. 1863]

Interior views of Fort Sumter, Charleston, S.C. taken by a Confederate...

Photograph showing casemates and other debris inside the fort. No. 4381. Title from item. Date and photographer's name from 99 Historic Images of Civil War Charleston, ed. by Garry Adelman, John Richter, and Bo... more

Views of Fredericksburg, Va., February 1863

Views of Fredericksburg, Va., February 1863

No. 683. Title from item. Hand written on verso: Miller, vol. 8, p. 323. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Interior views of Fort Sumter, S.C. taken by a Confederate photographer in 1864 [i.e. 1863]

Interior views of Fort Sumter, S.C. taken by a Confederate photographe...

Photograph showing the Confederate garrison and troops amidst the ruins of the interior of the fort. No. 4379. Title from item. Date and photographer's name from 99 Historic Images of Civil War Charleston, ed. ... more

Interior views of Fort Sumter, Charleston, S.C. taken by a Confederate photographer in 1864 [i.e. 1863]

Interior views of Fort Sumter, Charleston, S.C. taken by a Confederate...

Photograph showing Confederate garrison cooking dinner amidst the ruins of the interior of the fort. No. 4380. Title from item. Date and photographer's name from 99 Historic Images of Civil War Charleston, ed. ... more

Interior Views of Fort Sumter, Charleston, S.C. taken by a Confederate photographer in 1864 [i.e. 1863]

Interior Views of Fort Sumter, Charleston, S.C. taken by a Confederate...

Photograph showing ruins inside Fort Sumter. No. 4377. Title from item. Date and photographer's name from 99 Historic Images of Civil War Charleston, ed. by Garry Adelman, John Richter, and Bob Zeller, Center f... more

[Four Civil War views showing the Battle of Gettysburg, execution of deserters from the Army of the Potomac, and the attack on Fort Wagner, Charleston harbor, South Carolina]

[Four Civil War views showing the Battle of Gettysburg, execution of d...

Attack of the Louisiana Tigers on a battery of the Eleventh Corps Battle of Gettysburg is from a drawing by Alfred R. Waud. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1863 Aug. 8, p. 508-509.

Views from Confederate fort on Peachtree street looking south, towards the city, Atlanta, Georgia

Views from Confederate fort on Peachtree street looking south, towards...

No. B635. Title from item. Hand written on back of mount in ink: Close up of cannon. Hand written on back of mount in ink: Miller, III, 123. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Views in the woods in the Federal lines on north side of Orange Plank Road

Views in the woods in the Federal lines on north side of Orange Plank ...

Photograph showing skulls and bones of unburied soldiers. Title from item. No. 5019. Mounted with 5 other photographs with general caption: Battlefield of the "Wilderness". Forms part of Civil War Photograph Co... more

Views in camp of 50th New York Engineers in front of Petersburg, Va.

Views in camp of 50th New York Engineers in front of Petersburg, Va.

No. 790. Title from item. Alternate title, photographer, and date from Catalogue of photographic incidents of the war, from the gallery of Alexander Gardner...by Bob Zeller, published by the Center for Civil Wa... more

Views in the woods between Palmers and Spotswoods Houses at point where Federals carried Confederate entrenchments

Views in the woods between Palmers and Spotswoods Houses at point wher...

Photograph showing fallen trees in woods. Title from item. No. 5015. Mounted with 5 other photographs with general caption: Battlefield of the "Wilderness". Forms part of Civil War Photograph Collection (Librar... more

[Nine views of the Great Aqueduct, Washington, D.C.]

[Nine views of the Great Aqueduct, Washington, D.C.]

Wood engraving by Alfred R. Waud, in Harper's Weekly, volume 8, 1864. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Aqueducts; Washington, D.C. Canals and aqueducts; 2; Shelf.

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