Print shows King Henry VIII seated with Anne Boleyn in the left foreground and Cardinal Wolsey with other members of the court at a gathering in the background.
Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy annotated in ink: "From an unidentified German edition of Sebastian Münster's Cosmographia Universalis, 1597 or later. Bought f... more
Broadside of map showing surprise attack by the Swedish, troop movements, and battles in Seelant (Zeeland) in the Netherlands, and Funen (Fyn) and SuderJutland (Jutland) in Denmark, in January and February, 1658.
Print shows the battle of Vienna, September 12, 1683, with numerous engagements among various forces in the near and middle distance, and Vienna in the background separated from the fighting by "the Vienna Rive... more
Scale ca. 1:2,300,000. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Paris. LC copy annotated: Ml. 25 0'00. "No. 11." "T.XVI.C." From Allgemeine Historie der Reisen zu Wasser und Lande. 1758. v. 16, p. 538. Availab... more
Scale ca. 1:4,000,000. Relief shown pictorially. "No. 49." From Allgemeine Historie der Reisen zu Wasser und zu Lande. 1758. v. 16. no. 19. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1385 Available also through the L... more
Scales vary. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. From the author's Atlas geographicvs maior, ... 1753-59 [i.e. 1781; v. 1, 1759] v. 1. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1723 Available also through the Li... more
Print shows the harbor at Québec, one ship at anchor, men working loading or unloading a boat, and merchandise on shore; an idealized view depicting Québec as a typical European city.
Print shows Major John André being taken into custody by three men, John Paulding, Isaac Van Wart, and David Williams, near Tarrytown, New York, one of twelve scenes depicting the history of the American Revolution.
Print shows citizens of Boston, disguised as Indians, boarding ships in Boston Harbor and throwing chests of tea overboard, one of twelve scenes depicting the history of the American Revolution.
Print shows German versions of an American rifleman and a soldier with the Pennsylvania infantry, full-length, standing, facing each other, wearing military uniform, holding rifles.
Imprint 3. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as facsimile page images. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 150, Folder 19.
Relief shown by hachures. Some place names in English. Prime meridian: Ferro. Inset: Spitze von Ost-Florida. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Imperfect: Creased and pie... more
A striking, rare and attractive large-scale early 19th century chart of the mouth of the Pearl River focusing on the region around present-day Macao and Hong Kong. The top left of the engraving is filled with ... more
Again the theme of corruption in the Van Buren administration, here centering on the President's "Sub-Treasury" or independent treasury program, passed by Congress in July 1840. A large frigate "United States,... more
Print showing a calendar in two columns; on the left, each month is given with the number of days above an illustration where the central figure is the sign of the zodiac appropriate for that month. The days fo... more
Portrait of a "cholera-preservative woman". Text below describes the clothing and devices she and her dog use to ward off the disease.
Photograph shows several women, one on horseback, a man, a child, and two dogs at a water fountain on the roadway through a wooded area in Ariccia, Italy; the man is at the fountain filling a jug with water for... more
Print shows two views of Buffalo, New York, at top, "general view from the north", showing "Westminster Church" and "Delaware Street", includes vignette views of four prominent buildings, and at bottom, "view o... more
Print shows an ornamental certificate with allegorical figures presented to Joseph E. Holmes, a juror of "Group XIII" at the Vienna International Exhibition, Vienna, 1873.