Drawing shows a steamship on the Hudson River, with a view of the lighthouse at Stony Point, New York. Purchase; William Reese Company; 2000; (DLC/PP-2000:086). Title from item. Accession box no. DLC/PP-2000:086
Print showing port side view of the steamer America. Title from item. Caption continues: To be built and run between Buffalo and Cleveland. Invented, designed and drawn by Darius Davison, New York. Copyright 18... more
Photographer unidentified. Case: front, variant of Rinhart 163; back, central spiral within rectangular border. Purchase; 1982; (DLC/PP-1982:095). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress).
Drawing is third panel on the "Machinery Scroll", depicting Perry's expedition to Japan in 1853. Watercolor drawing by contemporary Japanese artist. Title devised by Library staff.
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.
Map of an area between Philadelphia and Baltimore showing drainage, cities and towns, post roads, and boundaries. Chartered in Maryland in May, 1852. [From published bibliography]. Oriented with north toward th... more
Colon, Panama Canal Zone. Busy dock activity - railroad mail cars and mail steamships. Copyrighted by F.N. Otis. Photoprint of lithograph by C. Parsons. Sketch by F.N. Otis. This record contains unverified data... more
Print shows many people from Philadelphia ice skating on the Delaware River, possibly near the Philadelphia Navy Yard, "during the severe winter of 1856." Title from item. At head of title: Souvenir of the cold... more
Illustration shows an American steamship, the Warrior, firing at Indians on a raft. In the background, other Indians in boats. Title from item. Illus. in: Das illustrirte Mississippithal: ... / von H. Lewis. Du... more
Wood engravings showing three views of the Mississippi River, captioned: 1. Down the lower Mississippi--from the Baton Rouge; 2. Voyageurs ascending the lower Mississippi; 3. Woodchopper's hut, lower Mississippi.
Levee with bales of cotton, African-American workers and steamboats. Title from item. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 9, no. 228 (1860 Apr. 14), p. 306 and 315.
Broadside view. Title inscribed below image. Inscribed upper right: 74. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.341) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.
No. B759. Title from item. Hand written on verso: "Miller, vol. VI, p. 143". Negative at National Archives, B5044. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.
Men building gunboat. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, 1861 Aug. 24, p. 534. Reference copy may be in LOT 4397-I (oversize). This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: NYC, N... more
No. B504. Title from item. Additional information from similar image, 111-B-374, held at the National Archives. Hand written on verso: "See Miller, vol. 6, page 275". Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.
Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: Civil War Photograph Collection (Library of Congress). Original negative may be available: LC-B811-1152.
No. 3149. Title from item. Mounted with five other photographs with general caption: Mississippi River Fleet. Cited in Fighting for Time: the Image of War, vol. 4, p. 334. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.
Photograph shows a Union timberclad, the U.S.S. Tyler. No. 3122. Title from item. Cited in Miller, vol. I, p. 203, as the U.S.S. Tyler. "U.S. Army Military History Institute also identifies it as (U.S.S) Tyler"... more
Photograph shows a Union timberclad, the U.S.S. Tyler. No. 3127. Title from item. Hand written on verso: "Miller, vol. I, p. 189". Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.
No. 3152. Title from item. Mounted with four other photographs and one print. Hand written on verso: "Miller, vol. VI, p. 187 (bottom)". Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.
Shown are the gun-boat "Wyandotte," and in the background left to right Fort Barrancas, Barrancas barracks, and United States Marine Hospital. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1861 April 6, p. 212.
No. 3145. Title from item. Correction to title made on card mount comparing images of the two gunboats. Mounted with five other photographs with general caption: Mississippi River Fleet. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.
No. B655. Title from item. Mounted with four other photographs. For information on the identification of the photographer see article: "Richmond Again Taken: Reappraising the Brady Legend through Photographs by... more
Sunken gunboats in James River, Virginia. Civil War Photograph Collection. No. 1116. Reproduced in The photographic history of the Civil War / Francis Trevelyan Miller. New York : T. Joseloff, 1957, v. 1, p. 10... more