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Two semi-nude Indian women with babies on their backs. In the background are boats on water

Two semi-nude Indian women with babies on their backs. In the backgrou...

Illus. in: Theodore de Bry, America, part I (Frankfurt, 1600), Plate X. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

[Exterior view of building with apparatus attached for experiment intended to create a vacuum by draining water from a globe attached to the top of the apparatus]

[Exterior view of building with apparatus attached for experiment inte...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: P. Gasparis Schotti ... Technica curiosa, sive Mirabilia artis, libris XII comprehensa .... Norimbergæ : Sumptibus J. A. Endteri, & Wolfgangi junioris hæredum, excudeb... more

New river water

New river water

Man carrying 2 buckets of water on yoke.

View of the west bank of the Hudson's River 3 miles above Still Water, upon which the army under the command of Lt. General Burgoyne, took post on the 20th Sepr. 1777 (shewing General Frazer's funeral) / Barlow sculp.

View of the west bank of the Hudson's River 3 miles above Still Water,...

Print shows a panoramic view of three hills along the west bank of the Hudson River in New York.

Pacific -overtures,--or-a flight from St. Cloud's--"over the water to Charley,"--a new dramatic peace now rehearsing / Js. Gillray, fect.

Pacific -overtures,--or-a flight from St. Cloud's--"over the water to ...

"The stage, flanked by the stage-boxes, extends across the design, the base of which is the orchestra, where the new Ministry perform ..." (Source: George)

The water works, Centre Square, Philadelphia

The water works, Centre Square, Philadelphia

Print shows an exterior view of the front entrance and the side facade of the pump house at Centre Square for the Philadelphia waterworks.

Water hole, Dry River

Water hole, Dry River

Drawing shows women with wash tubs, probably doing laundry. Title from item. Unpublished finding aid, Drawings of Jamaica by William Berryman, available in LC Prints & Photographs Reading Room.

[View of Charleston, South Carolina, perhaps coming down the Cooper River, showing ships, rowboats, and canoes on the water]

[View of Charleston, South Carolina, perhaps coming down the Cooper Ri...

Title devised by Library staff. Watermark: AMIES. Philadelphia Print Shop Inventory, no. 93. (DLC/PP-1995:140.93). Forms part of: John Rubens Smith collection (Library of Congress).

Sacred to the memoires of two youths who were poisoned by eating Cicuta Aquatica or water hemlock, March 14, 1825. James Hector. C. Davidson.

Sacred to the memoires of two youths who were poisoned by eating Cicut...

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 116, Folder 16.

Explosion of Biddle & Cos. Congress water fount

Explosion of Biddle & Cos. Congress water fount

A satire on the failure of the combined efforts of Henry Clay, Daniel Webster, John Calhoun, and Nicholas Biddle to thwart Andrew Jackson's treasury policy. In 1833 Jackson ordered that federal deposits be remo... more

[Castle Garden from the water]

[Castle Garden from the water]

Drawing shows Castle Garden, now known as Castle Clinton in Battery Park, in lower Manhattan, New York, from the water.

J. & F.W. Ridgway, plumbers and hydraulic engineers, plumbers to the Croton Water Works, 145 Broadway, New York / drawn by J. Calwey.

J. & F.W. Ridgway, plumbers and hydraulic engineers, plumbers to the C...

Composite of plumbing fixtures and man taking shower.

A Persian wheel, used in raising water from the Nile / David Roberts, R.A.

A Persian wheel, used in raising water from the Nile / David Roberts, ...

Illus. in: Egypt & Nubia / from drawings made on the spot by David Roberts ... ; lithographed by Louis Haghe. London : F.G. Moon, 1846-1849, v. 2, pt. 9.

Flume ; Elevating water wheel / / Lith. & published by Britton & Rey, San Francisco, Cal.

Flume ; Elevating water wheel / / Lith. & published by Britton & Rey, ...

Pictorial lettersheet with two images on one page shows (top) miners working next to flume; and (bottom) miners working next to river with water wheel leading to sluice; with attached blank leaf.

Delaware Water Gap

Delaware Water Gap

Drawing show a sweeping bend in Delaware River with a stand of trees on an embankment on the left and the gap between the mountains visible in the middle distance. Title from item. (DLC/PP-1997:105). Forms part... more

To southerners, drinkers of Congress water ... Clarke & White. Congress Spring, Saratoga Spring and No. 13 Thames Street, New York City [c. 1851].

To southerners, drinkers of Congress water ... Clarke & White. Congres...

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 121, Folder 17h.

[Water tunnel]

[Water tunnel]

Photograph.

Washington Aqueduct, lugs for cast-iron water pipes

Washington Aqueduct, lugs for cast-iron water pipes

Drawing. This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Front view, water gate, Washington Aqueduct
Map of the Philadelphia, Easton & Water Gap Rail Road.

Map of the Philadelphia, Easton & Water Gap Rail Road.

Outline map of the northeastern United States showing drainage, cities and towns, and the railroad network. Chartered April 8, 1852. Name changed to North Pennsylvania Rail Road. See entry 496. [From published ... more

Map of the Virginia Central Rail Road showing the connection between tide water Virginia, and the Ohio River at Big Sandy, Guyandotte and Point Pleasant; made by W. Vaisz Top. Eng.

Map of the Virginia Central Rail Road showing the connection between t...

Map of Virginia and parts of adjacent states showing drainage, county boundaries, place names and "McAdamised" roads.

[Ditch with water leading to tunnel, with one man]

[Ditch with water leading to tunnel, with one man]

Photograph. This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Map of the state of New-York showing its water and rail road lines. Jan 1855, by direction of John T. Clark State Engineer & Surveyor.

Map of the state of New-York showing its water and rail road lines. Ja...

Map of New York and parts of adjacent states showing drainage, relief by hachures, county boundaries, cities and towns. Different colors indicate railroads in operation, in progress of construction, and proposed.

Round Hill Water Cure Northampton M / Drawn by E.W. Farmer Jan: 17th 1856.

Round Hill Water Cure Northampton M / Drawn by E.W. Farmer Jan: 17th 1...

Landscape drawing shows the building and grounds which housed the Round Hill Water Cure in Northampton, Massachusetts, a medical institution based on hydropathic principles, opened by Dr. E. E. Denniston in 184... more

Boston, Jan. 15, 1858. The subscriber, having been appointed General Agent in the New England states, for the sale of J. W. Watts & Co's prepared paper for the water closet, a preventative and cure for the piles, is now prepared to fill all orde

Boston, Jan. 15, 1858. The subscriber, having been appointed General A...

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 63, Folder 1.

For the twenty-fifth National anti-slavery subscription anniversary, at the Music Hall, Boston, Wednesday evening, January 26, 1859 ... Boston. Prentiss, Sawyer, & Co., Printers 19 Water St. [1859].

For the twenty-fifth National anti-slavery subscription anniversary, a...

Antislavery fair.; Verse. 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 64, Folder 4.

The water works at Fair Mount / eng. and coloured by R.H. Filbert.

The water works at Fair Mount / eng. and coloured by R.H. Filbert.

Print shows a distant view of the Fairmount Water Works on the Schuylkill River in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

[Cairo(?). Water(?) carrier]

[Cairo(?). Water(?) carrier]

In album: Jerusalem, Alexandria, Cairo, Rome, no. 168B.

Water Witch

Water Witch

Faint outline broadside view of steamship.

The Five Points in 1859.  View taken from the corner of Worth & Little Water St.

The Five Points in 1859. View taken from the corner of Worth & Little...

Five Points being a house of industry--New York City.

Entrance to Washington Water Works, Great Falls, Potomac River

Entrance to Washington Water Works, Great Falls, Potomac River

Photograph shows two men standing in a small flat boat near the spillway.