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[Vue du Louvre] / Callot, fec.

[Vue du Louvre] / Callot, fec.

The Louvre, Paris, France, with many boats on the Seine in foreground, during annual jousting contest.

A prospect of Bridge Town in Barbados 1695 by Samuel Copen / I. Kip fecit London.

A prospect of Bridge Town in Barbados 1695 by Samuel Copen / I. Kip fe...

Waterfront view of Bridgetown, Barbados. Transfer; Map Division.

[Imaginary view of S. Giacomo di Rialto]

[Imaginary view of S. Giacomo di Rialto]

Print shows the church of San Giacomo di Rialto. Title devised by Library staff. Restrike from a scratched and reworked plate, with signature removed. Constable, no. 20 Forms part of: Gardiner Greene Hubbard co... more

Le Preston. V / A. Canal. f.

Le Preston. V / A. Canal. f.

Print shows pedestrians on the walkway of the waterfront with the canal on the right and buildings and a bridge on the left. Title from item. Constable, no. 14 Forms part of: George Lothrop Bradley collection (... more

The south prospect of the city of New York in America

The south prospect of the city of New York in America

Print shows the waterfront on the south side of New York City with ships and boats in the foreground; prominent features numbered, legend not included.

An exact prospect of Charlestown, the metropolis of the province of South Carolina

An exact prospect of Charlestown, the metropolis of the province of So...

Print shows a view of the waterfront at Charleston harbor, Charleston, South Carolina, with several ships and small boats in the harbor and men, some with fishing nets, standing on a bit of land in the lower le... more

A perspective view of Montreal in Canada

A perspective view of Montreal in Canada

Print shows a view of Montréal from across the Saint Lawrence River.

Ukie itsukushima jinjya no zu

Ukie itsukushima jinjya no zu

Print shows a perspective view of the Itsukushima Shrine built over the water. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: horizontal Oban... more

A north view of Pensacola, on the Island of Santa Rosa / drawn by Dom. Serres.

A north view of Pensacola, on the Island of Santa Rosa / drawn by Dom....

Print shows view of Pensacola from aboard ship with boats in the foreground.

An east view of Montreal, in Canada Vue orientale de Montréal, en Canada / / drawn on the spot by Thomas Patten ; engraved by P. Canot.

An east view of Montreal, in Canada Vue orientale de Montréal, en Cana...

Print shows a view of Montréal from across the Saint Lawrence River, with ships in the foreground, and a legend identifying the General Hospital, the "Recollects," St. Sulpicius, the nunnery, the Jesuit's Churc... more

Vue de la basse ville à Québec vers le fleuve St. Laurent / gravé par François Xav. Habermann.

Vue de la basse ville à Québec vers le fleuve St. Laurent / gravé par ...

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. Title from item. Published... more

A prospective view of the town of Boston, the capital of New-England - and the landing of --- troops in the year 1768, in consequence of letters from Gov. Bernard, the commissioners, &c. to the British ministry / P. Revere.

A prospective view of the town of Boston, the capital of New-England -...

Print shows eight British warships (numbered and identified in bottom margin) in the harbor with Boston in the background. Title from item. Illus. in: Edes & Gill's North-American almanack, and Massachusetts re... more

A perspective view of the town and fortifications of Montreal in Canada / D. Pomarede sculp.

A perspective view of the town and fortifications of Montreal in Canad...

Print shows a bird's-eye view of the fortifications at Montréal from above the Saint Lawrence River. Title from item. Illus. in: The Annual Register of World Events. Dublin : J. Exshaw, 1774, p. 407. Published ... more

Plan of the town & fortifications of Montreal or ville Marie in Canada - view of the town &c of Montreal / Aitkin sc.

Plan of the town & fortifications of Montreal or ville Marie in Canada...

Print shows map "Plan of the town & fortifications of Montreal or ville Marie in Canada" on the Saint Lawrence River, with insert, after D. Pomarede (see no. 352), "View of the town &c of Montreal" which the fo... more

Veduta di S. Eustachio / N. Matraini del. ; J. Ottaviani inc.

Veduta di S. Eustachio / N. Matraini del. ; J. Ottaviani inc.

Print shows a distant view of Oranjestad on Saint Eustatius in the Netherlands Antilles, with many ships in the foreground. Title from item. Illus. in: Atlante dell' America, contenente le migliori carte geogra... more

Tōto ryōgokubashi yūsuzumi no zu

Tōto ryōgokubashi yūsuzumi no zu

Print shows crowded waterfront scene with pedestrians on the promenade, on the Rogoku Bridge, and waiting in stalls, possibly for boats. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored... more

Plan of part of the city of Washington, in the vicinity of the upper Eastern Branch ferry, shewing the situation of the buildings & grave yards belonging to the Widow Wheler

Plan of part of the city of Washington, in the vicinity of the upper E...

Covers area bounded by 12th, L, 15th streets, and Anacostia River waterfront S.E. Shows block numbers and outlines, buildings, and block and building dimensions. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and blue w... more

Map of part of the city of Washington, shewing the situation of the mansion house, grave yard & buildings, belonging to Mr. Notley Young : original proprietor of that part of the city.

Map of part of the city of Washington, shewing the situation of the ma...

Shows block numbers, buildings by type of occupancy, fences, and street names. Covers area along Potomac River waterfront between E and L streets S.W. Facsim. of ms. map drawn by Nicholas King. Original version... more

Map of part of the city of Washington shewing the situation of the mansion house, grave yard & buildings belonging to Mr. Notley Young : original proprietor of that part of the city.

Map of part of the city of Washington shewing the situation of the man...

Shows block numbers, buildings by type of occupancy, fences, and street names. Covers area along Potomac River waterfront between E and L streets S.W. Drawn by Nicholas King. Black and brown inks, watercolors, ... more

Plan of part of the city of Washington, in the vicinity of the upper Eastern Branch ferry, shewing the situation of the buildings & grave-yards belonging to the Widow Wheler.

Plan of part of the city of Washington, in the vicinity of the upper E...

Covers area bounded by 12th, L, 15th streets, and Anacostia River waterfront S.E. Relief shown by hachures. On accompanying fact sheet: Nicholas King journal, Ms. Division L.C. ... order to map ... 1796. King .... more

[Coastal view with village and pine trees along the waterfront]

[Coastal view with village and pine trees along the waterfront]

Title devised by Library staff. Gift; Crosby Stuart Noyes; 1906. Forms part of: Crosby Stuart Noyes collection (Library of Congress). Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

These copies are from portions of an extremely rare print by Visscher, the apparent circumstances of which evince it to have been taken early in the reign of King James 1st many years prior to Hollar's time C.J. Visscher delineavit ; etched by Richd. Sawyer

These copies are from portions of an extremely rare print by Visscher,...

Print shows the waterfront buildings along the Thames River during the reign of King James 1st, with principal buildings identified on the plate, also shows some sailboats on the river, as well as a royal floti... more

Packet boat grounded for tarring beside wharf--Men and wagon in foreground

Packet boat grounded for tarring beside wharf--Men and wagon in foregr...

John Rubens Smith Collection (Library of Congress).

[View of Charleston, South Carolina, perhaps looking southwest, showing ships, sailboats, and five men in a  rowboat]

[View of Charleston, South Carolina, perhaps looking southwest, showin...

Title devised by Library staff. Preliminary sketches of human figures on verso. Includes a remarque at lower left center of sheet showing the figure of a man in a rowboat. Watermark: AMIES. Philadelphia Print S... more

A view taken from the S.W. end of Charleston, S.C. Jany 17th 1812

A view taken from the S.W. end of Charleston, S.C. Jany 17th 1812

Title from item. Preliminary sketches of human figures on verso. Watermark: AMIES. Philadelphia Print Shop Inventory, no. 90. (DLC/PP-1995:140.90). Forms part of: John Rubens Smith collection (Library of Congress).

[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).

[View of Charleston, South Carolina, possibly looking north toward Sullivan's Island]

[View of Charleston, South Carolina, possibly looking north toward Sul...

Drawing shows in lower left the figure of a man walking along the shoreline and a larger preliminary sketch of the man, also to the right of the man is a preliminary sketch of a woman walking to the right carry... more

Troy from Mount Ida / painted by W.G. Wall ; engraved by I.R. Smith ; finished by J. Hill.

Troy from Mount Ida / painted by W.G. Wall ; engraved by I.R. Smith ; ...

Print shows view looking across the Hudson River with Troy, New York, on the left. Title from item. No. 11 of the Hudson River Port Folio. Stamped lower right: Map Division, Library of Congress, Nov. 18, 1915. ... more

Hudson / painted by W.G. Wall ; engraved by I. Hill.

Hudson / painted by W.G. Wall ; engraved by I. Hill.

Print shows a view of the Hudson River from the shore with a view across the river of Hudson, New York; also shows two men pulling a fishing nets ashore, men in a rowboat, sailboats, and on the right a steamboa... more

Abattoir at Montmartre Pont au change drawn by A. Pugin ; engraved by H. Wallis

Abattoir at Montmartre Pont au change drawn by A. Pugin ; engraved by ...

Prints show, on the top, slaughterhouses with livestock in the foreground at Montmartre, with men trying to drive the animals toward the buildings; and on the bottom, a bridge, the Pont au Change, spanning the ... more

[Manuscript sketch of the Potomac River and Eastern Branch bounding the city of Washington].

[Manuscript sketch of the Potomac River and Eastern Branch bounding th...

Shows waterfront, wharves, and bridges. Depths shown by soundings. Title from Phillips's Descriptive list of maps and views of Washington. On verso in ink: Handed to the Surveyor by Mr. J.P. Ingle for safe keep... more

Takanawa no zu

Takanawa no zu

Print shows porters carrying sedan chairs and travelers on foot and horseback along the waterfront of Takanawa, with ships coming into port and at anchor in the background, and a public house on the left. Title... more

Waterfront scene with boats and buildings on embankment

Waterfront scene with boats and buildings on embankment

Drawing shows buildings, one from which the American flag flies, above embankment on river, train passing lower left?, rowboat on river, steamboat vertical to image on the right. Title devised by Library staff.... more

[New York Harbor]

[New York Harbor]

Landscape drawing shows men fishing off the pier, perhaps on Staten Island, looking across New York Harbor. Sailboats dot the water. Below the image, on the mount, various locations are identified in the drawin... more

Two houses along a river, one up on a rocky embankment, the other closer to the water's edge. A figure, perhaps a woman with a parasol, walks toward the water's edge where a rowboat is on the shore

Two houses along a river, one up on a rocky embankment, the other clos...

Title devised by Library staff. Drawing undated. Supplied date based on Queen's years of activity. Stamped on verso: From the file of James F. Queen artist, 1824-1889. Unrelated mathematical computations inscri... more

Ship at a wharf along the waterfront in Philadelphia, the cityscape visible on the left, a church on the right, and horse-drawn wagons on the far right

Ship at a wharf along the waterfront in Philadelphia, the cityscape vi...

Title devised by Library staff. Stamped on verso: 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. Forms part of: Docum... more

Topographical view of buildings along the far shore of a river, with sailing ships and steamboats

Topographical view of buildings along the far shore of a river, with s...

Title devised by Library staff. Paper irregularly shaped. Stamped on verso: 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 Cong... more

United States almanac, for the year 1841

United States almanac, for the year 1841

Print shows the title page for the United States Almanac for the year 1841 showing the deity Mercury/Hermes soaring above the waterfront at Philadelphia with ships and boats on the Delaware River and two men mo... more

Jefferson City E. Sachse del

Jefferson City E. Sachse del

Drawing shows a scene near the waterfront with a capitol building atop a hill next to the Missouri River where a steamboat approaches the shore; shows other buildings along the waterfront and, in the foreground... more

The Hudson River at Albany, U.S. Saturday July 18th 1846

The Hudson River at Albany, U.S. Saturday July 18th 1846

Drawing shows several ships at dock on the waterfront of the Hudson River, and a view of the landscape across the river of buildings in Hudson, New York. Purchase; William Reese Company; 2000; (DLC/PP-2000:086)... more

Man sketching on a wharf with a dog seated next to him, in the background, to the left is a tree, at center, a long wharf with a pavilion, and on the right, a small sailboat offshore

Man sketching on a wharf with a dog seated next to him, in the backgro...

Title devised by Library staff. Stamped on verso: From the file of James F. Queen artist, 1824-1889. Cochran, 102 (DLC/PP-1997:105) Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection at the Library of Congress. Forms p... more

Head of navigation of the Potomac River /

Head of navigation of the Potomac River /

Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Photocopy of ms. map. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Includes notes. LC copy originally printed on separate sheets, assembled to 1 s... more

City of New-York, Brooklyn, Jersey City & Quarantine Station on Staten Island

City of New-York, Brooklyn, Jersey City & Quarantine Station on Staten...

Small panoramic print shows the waterfront of New York City and New Jersey ca. 1850. Places identified include: Jersey City; Hoboken; Bedlow's Island; Ellis Island; Hudson River; Robbins Reef Light House; New-Y... more

St. Louis in 1832. From an original painting by Geo. Catlin in possession of the Mercantile Library Association

St. Louis in 1832. From an original painting by Geo. Catlin in possess...

Print shows a side paddle wheel steamer named the "St. Louis" headed up the Mississippi River under steam, with a view of the Saint Louis waterfront in the background. Title from item. Based on an original oil ... more

[San Francisco, 1851, from Rincon Hill]

[San Francisco, 1851, from Rincon Hill]

J141156 U.S. Copyright Office Reproduction of daguerreotypes likely taken prior to April 22, 1851. Date based on the presence of the steamer "C.M. Weber," which was in San Francisco for repairs. Sections missin... more

Ile de Begheh - rive orientale - vue de l'Ile Fîleh du point K / Félix Teynard.

Ile de Begheh - rive orientale - vue de l'Ile Fîleh du point K / Félix...

View of the eastern bank of the island of Biga as seen from "point K" on the island of Philae (see map, pl. 85 bis). Illus. in: Égypte et Nubie : sites et monuments les plus intéressants pour l'étude de l'art e... more

Topographical sketch of a city waterfront, with bare outlines of buildings and sailboats and a ship

Topographical sketch of a city waterfront, with bare outlines of build...

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

Ferry(?) alongside a dock with buildings along the waterfront

Ferry(?) alongside a dock with buildings along the waterfront

Drawing shows a small ferry tied to a wharf, with buildings along the waterfront. Title devised by Library staff. Inscribed in pencil on lower left: 1852 [or] 1853. Stamped on verso: From the file of James F. Q... more

Junction of Potomac and Anacostia rivers /

Junction of Potomac and Anacostia rivers /

Depths shown by contours and soundings. Title handwritten on original map. On original map in handwriting: Reduced by F. Fairfax 1854. Includes notes. LC copy accompanied by negative photocopy and annotated in ... more

Portland, Maine, U.S.A.

Portland, Maine, U.S.A.

Drawing shows spires and buildings of Portland, Maine from across the harbor. Small figures of men and woman stand on the shore in the foreground, watching boats and ships sail. Three steamships travel up and d... more

Setting a net for shad

Setting a net for shad

Drawing shows a group of men standing in a line on the shore of a river or bay, possibly holding a rope to the end of a net that is being drawn across the inlet by several men in a long rowboat before turning b... more

Arai

Arai

Print shows a bird's-eye view of a coastal village with ships in the harbor and a view of Mount Fuji in the distance. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print speciali... more

Molde, Norway

Molde, Norway

Drawing shows, in the distance, Molde, a Norwegian village on the Moldefjorden, an arm of the Romsdalfjorden. Most of the houses, churches and buildings hug the shoreline. Sailboats dot the water. Taylor visite... more

Fish Town at Bassau, Liberia

Fish Town at Bassau, Liberia

View from across expanse of water showing buildings of Bassau; ship and small boats in the foreground. Attributed to Griffin on strength of similarity to other items in LOT. Forms part of: American Colonization... more

Coast of Norway

Coast of Norway

Drawing shows a small log house tucked onto a rocky island along the Norwegian coast. A sailboat and three rowboats are in the water. Taylor visited Norway in 1856 and 1857 after the death of his first wife. In... more

Nihonbashi yukibare

Nihonbashi yukibare

Print shows several boats on the river approaching the Nihon bridge, with snow on the buildings and shops along the waterfront, and with Mount Fuji in the distance.

Stavanger, Norway

Stavanger, Norway

Drawing shows Stavanger, a Norwegian port village on Stavangerfjorden, an arm of the Boknafjorden. Most of the houses and buildings hug the shoreline, while the church is on the hillside. Ships, sailboats, rowb... more

[French naval expedition to the Indo-Chinese archipelago: Port of Napa]

[French naval expedition to the Indo-Chinese archipelago: Port of Napa...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1856 April 26, p. 341.

Islands

Islands

Drawing shows small log houses tucked along the shores of rocky islands of the Norwegian coast. Sailboats are in the water. Taylor visited Norway in 1856 and 1857 after the death of his first wife. Inscribed ab... more

East view of Philadelphia, Pennsylva. and part of Camden, New Jersey drawn from nature by A. Kollner ; lithy. of A. Kollner, Dock St. Phila

East view of Philadelphia, Pennsylva. and part of Camden, New Jersey d...

Print shows a bird's-eye view of Camden, New Jersey in the foreground, with many buildings of commercial and residential nature, the Delaware River with steamboats and ships, and a view from the east of Philade... more

Bassua Liberia / R.K.G.

Bassua Liberia / R.K.G.

View with two sailboats on water in foreground, and buildings in background. Annotations identify scale, Sugarloaf Mt., and Saddleback Mt.

Plat of part of the estate of the late William East, deceased : in squares nos. 10, 11, 12, s. of 12, 62 & 63, with the wharfs fronting along said property : [Washington D.C.] /

Plat of part of the estate of the late William East, deceased : in squ...

Cadastral map showing block and lot numbers, lot boundaries, dimensions, and buildings. "4th August 1856, Washington D.C." Covers area bounded by 26th St. N.W., F St. N.W., and Potomac River. Oriented with nort... more

Macao from Penha Hill W. Heine ; J. Queen delt. ; P.S. Duval & Co., Phila

Macao from Penha Hill W. Heine ; J. Queen delt. ; P.S. Duval & Co., Ph...

Print shows a view of the harbor at Macao, with buildings along the waterfront; also shows two porters with shoulder poles on a roadway at bottom center, and a group of women on the lower right who may be nuns.... more

Chart of the head of navigation of the Potomac River : surveyed by order of the Sec. of War for the Corporation of Georgetown D.C. with a view to the improvement of the Georgetown Channel /

Chart of the head of navigation of the Potomac River : surveyed by ord...

Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Includes note. LC copy fold-lined, laminated, halved, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also th... more

Yoroi no watasi koamichō

Yoroi no watasi koamichō

Print shows a ferry filled with people crossing a channel while another boat with a man at the helm sits mid-stream, and several boats in the background are laden with goods; a woman is standing on a pier or wh... more

Azumabashi kinryūzan enbō

Azumabashi kinryūzan enbō

Print shows a small boat approaching shore with view of waterfront buildings, temple, the Azuma Bridge, and Mount Fuji in the distance.

Komagatadō azumabashi

Komagatadō azumabashi

Print shows a bird flying over a river with many boats approaching the Azuma bridge, and the temple in the lower left. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print special... more

Tōto sukiyabashi

Tōto sukiyabashi

Print shows travelers and porters crossing the Sukiya Bridge, the waterfront with snow covered boats and buildings, and a view of Mount Fuji in the background. Title and other descriptive information compiled b... more

Plan of Foundry site : [Washington D.C.] /

Plan of Foundry site : [Washington D.C.] /

Shows foundry buildings and "Depot for guns." Also covers part of Potomac River waterfront and Chesapeake and Ohio Canal. Relief shown by hachures. From the Taggart Estate papers. Accompanied by ill.: Plan & el... more

Constantinople. Tophanè

Constantinople. Tophanè

Caption on photograph misidentifies location as "Tophanè". The neighborhood depicted is Büyükdere which is on the Bosporus. In album: Constantinople, Smyrna, Beyrout, Ba'albec, Damascus, p. 2A, pl. 3.

Nice from Smith's Villa

Nice from Smith's Villa

In album: Genoa, Pisa, Nice, Avignon, Parma, Milan, Verona, Vienna, p. 103. No. 32.

The Battery N.Y

The Battery N.Y

On mount: American Series. Title from item. Forms part of the Marian S. Carson Collection at the Library of Congress.

Mentone

Mentone

View of Menton, France with bridge and river in foreground. In album: Genoa, Pisa, Nice, Avignon, Parma, Milan, Verona, Vienna, p. 102, back. No. 33.

Alassio. Corniche Route

Alassio. Corniche Route

View of Alassio, Italy in distance with beach in foreground and mountains in back. In album: Genoa, Pisa, Nice, Avignon, Parma, Milan, Verona, Vienna, p. 102. No. 34.

Avignon. Old Roman bridge. Pont Rompu

Avignon. Old Roman bridge. Pont Rompu

Bridge in background with shoreline and docked boats in foreground. In album: Genoa, Pisa, Nice, Avignon, Parma, Milan, Verona, Vienna, p. 106. No. 205.

Finale Marina. Carniche route

Finale Marina. Carniche route

Beach scene with town and mountains in background, Finale Ligure, Italy. In album: Genoa, Pisa, Nice, Avignon, Parma, Milan, Verona, Vienna, p. 99, back.

View of the Bosphorus

View of the Bosphorus

Photograph shows harbor, boats, and buildings on shore. Title from item. Identified on mount verso as Bosporus, but probably is another location.

Dresden. Bruhlsche garten

Dresden. Bruhlsche garten

View from river's edge toward the Bruhlsche Terrasse.

Ohio

Ohio

Two broadside sketches of ships and buildings at dock, warehouses beyond. Inscribed mid left: high. Inscribed upper right: 90. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.153) Forms part of: Morgan collection of ... more

Constantinople. Golden Horn

Constantinople. Golden Horn

In album: Constantinople, Smyrna, Beyrout, Ba'albec, Damascus, p. 1A, pl. 1.

East Battery

East Battery

Title from item.

Joppa from the sea / P. Bergheim.

Joppa from the sea / P. Bergheim.

In album: Constantinople, Smyrna, Beyrout, Ba'albec, Damascus, p. 42B, pl. 84. "No. 51" written in image.

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.

Natural bridge coast of Iceland near Portland Point

Natural bridge coast of Iceland near Portland Point

Drawing shows fishermen rowing in the choppy sea toward a natural bridge in the coastal rock near Portland Point in Iceland. There is no other sign of habitation. Taylor visited Iceland in 1862, perhaps en rout... more

Tennessee River near Florence, Alabama, 1862

Tennessee River near Florence, Alabama, 1862

Drawing shows a steamboat on the Tennessee River, near Florence, Alabama. Title from Blood shed in this war by M. Peake. Title on mat (source unverified): Tennessee River near Florence, Alabama, July 18, 1862. ... more

Belle Plain[s], Va., May 16, 1864, encampment of 2nd New York and 1st Massachusetts Heavy Artillery

Belle Plain[s], Va., May 16, 1864, encampment of 2nd New York and 1st ...

Horses in foreground; boats in background. Civil War Photograph Collection. No. B815-412.

[View of City Point, Va. from along shore of James River]

[View of City Point, Va. from along shore of James River]

A few buildings and ship masts, seen across mud flats. Civil War Photographs collection.

Lake George

Lake George

Photograph shows a waterfront scene with canoes, Lake George, New York. Title from item. Gottheim collection code: GNS 23A. Card number: "No. 255". Publisher attribution based on provenance. Forms part of the L... more

View of Beirut, looking towards body of water Bonfils

View of Beirut, looking towards body of water Bonfils

Title devised by Library staff. No. 246.

Callao, after the fire of 15 August, 1868

Callao, after the fire of 15 August, 1868

Photograph shows firedamage on the wharf. People stand amidst the rubble; in foreground, boats and a pier. Photographs by Courret Hermanos Fotogs., Lima, Peru. Title from item. In album: Recuerdos del Peru, vol. 1.

Arica

Arica

Photograph shows passengers and cargo on the wharf at Arica, Chile (formerly Peru), with mountains in the background.

Arica, after the earthquake. No. 1

Arica, after the earthquake. No. 1

Photographs by Courret Hermanos Fotogs., Lima, Peru. Title from item. In album: Recuerdos del Peru, vol. 1.

Palais de Beylerbey / G. Berggren.

Palais de Beylerbey / G. Berggren.

View of Beylerbey Sarayı (palace) from the Bosporus. Title from item. No. 121.

Vue de Bebek (Bosphore) / G. Berggren.

Vue de Bebek (Bosphore) / G. Berggren.

Aerial view of Bebek and the Bosporus. Title from item.

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