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Modern Asia /

Modern Asia /

Relief shown pictorially. "Pubd. as the Act directs August 13th, 1796 by J. Wilks." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated a house belonging to Robert Peter.

Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated a hous...

Covers area bounded by Florida Avenue, 14th, V, and 12th streets N.W. Probably drawn by Nicholas King. Black and red inks. Watermark: IV. Mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress... more

Guerrier Iroquois

Guerrier Iroquois

Indian with knife in mouth, rifle on strap over his shoulder, putting his foot in a man's back, whom he is holding by the hair. Color engraving by Labrousse. Illus. in: Jacques Grasset de Saint-Saveur, Encyclop... more

A modern belle going to the rooms at Bath

A modern belle going to the rooms at Bath

Print showing two porters carrying an elegantly dressed woman in a sedan chair. Title from item. Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 7, no. 889... more

Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated the house and grave-yard belonging to the heirs of John Davidson.

Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated the ho...

Covers part of Washington D.C. central business district bounded by 11th, K, 13th streets, and Massachusetts Avenue N.W. Shows block numbers, buildings, and building dimensions. Possibly drawn by Nicholas King.... more

Plat of the seven ranges of townships being part of the territory of the United States, N.W. of the River Ohio /

Plat of the seven ranges of townships being part of the territory of t...

Covers Columbiana, Carroll, Jefferson, Harrison, Guernsey, Belmont, Noble, Monroe, and Washington Counties. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault Three copies. Copy 1 ... more

A map of the United States exhibiting post roads & distances : the first sheet comprehending the nine northern states, with parts of Virginia and the territory north of Ohio /

A map of the United States exhibiting post roads & distances : the fir...

Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Washington, D.C. Handwritten on slip of paper affixed to map verso: "No. 154, title page of Map of United States deposited by Abm. Bradley junr. as author, Sept. 26th 1... more

Philanthropic Consolations, after the loss of the Slave-Bill

Philanthropic Consolations, after the loss of the Slave-Bill

William Wilberforce and Samuel Horsley, Bishop of Rochester, cavort with two black women in a well-furnished room. Wilberforce and a woman, wearing a print dress with her breasts exposed, sit on a couch smoking... more

Timothy Pickering to James Madison, May 12, 1796.

Timothy Pickering to James Madison, May 12, 1796.

Transcripts, guides, and tools to help you use this collection may be found at http://www.loc.gov/collection/james-madison-papers/about-this-collection/.

Vermont /

Vermont /

Relief shown by hachures. Shows counties and minor civil subdivisions. LC Trails, no. 196 Legend in German and English. Place names are in German and/or English. In upper right margin: No. XVI. In lower right m... more

Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated a mansion-house and grave-yard belonging to Abraham Young.

Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated a mans...

Shows block numbers, buildings, and building dimensions. Covers area approx. bounded by 13th, F, 15th, and C streets N.E. Probably drawn by Nicholas King. Dark brown, light brown, and red inks. Watermark: IV. T... more

[Du pain et la constitution de LXXXXIII] / dessiné par C. Monnet ; gravé par Helman, l'an 5e, de la R.F.

[Du pain et la constitution de LXXXXIII] / dessiné par C. Monnet ; gra...

Print shows the Assemblée nationale législative meeting in a large room crowded with French citizens, many of them armed with swords and pikes, one holding aloft a victim's head on a pike, another firing a rifl... more

Map of that part of the city on which Mrs. Prouts house stands : [Washington D.C.].

Map of that part of the city on which Mrs. Prouts house stands : [Wash...

Shows block numbers, buildings, and block and building dimensions. Covers area bounded by I, 9th, M, and 7th streets S.E. Probably drawn by Nicholas King. Black, brown, and red inks, and lead pencil. Watermark:... more

Si sabrà mas el discipulo?

Si sabrà mas el discipulo?

Donkey giving small donkeys a reading lesson. Illus. in: Los caprichos, 1799, plate 37.

High-change in Bond Street, - ou- la Politesse du Grande Monde / Js. Gy d: et fect.

High-change in Bond Street, - ou- la Politesse du Grande Monde / Js. G...

Fashionably dressed pedestrians on Bond Street. In the foreground, five men crowd a woman and girl off the sidewalk as they leer at them. The women, seen from the back, are oddly dressed. In the background, thr... more

Bandō hikosaburō nakamura noshio

Bandō hikosaburō nakamura noshio

Print shows the actors Bandō Hikosaburō and Nakamura Noshio, one portraying a female role. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: Hos... more

A list of the members and officers of the House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, with the places of their residence in the city of Philadelphia. [Philadelphia, 1796 or 7].

A list of the members and officers of the House of Representatives of ...

On verso: Gift, Edw. McPerson Papers, 1908. 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 149, Folder 2a.

A correct map of the state of Vermont : exhibiting the county and town lines, rivers, lakes, ponds, mountains, meetinghouses, mills, public roads &c. /

A correct map of the state of Vermont : exhibiting the county and town...

Relief shown by hachures. Shows minor civil subdivisions. Prime meridian: Washington and London. Wheat & Brun no. 200. Includes notes and ill. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster... more

Yuri o motsu yamauba to kintarō

Yuri o motsu yamauba to kintarō

Print shows Yamauba, leaning slightly forward, holding chestnuts, with Kintarō standing in front of her, holding onto her kimono. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo pr... more

To the worshipful the County Court of Gentlemen, The last General Assembly having authorised me, with the advice of Council, to raise as many additional companies of artillery and troops of cavalry as will constitute a regiment of each, in the f

To the worshipful the County Court of Gentlemen, The last General Asse...

Evans 31505.; On verso: 18 75 cents 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 180,... more

The dissolution; or The alchymist producing an ætherial representation / Js Gy, des. et fect.

The dissolution; or The alchymist producing an ætherial representation...

"Pitt as an alchemist, but dressed as usual, sits in his laboratory blowing a furnace with bellows formed of a royal crown..." (Source: George) This record contains unverified data from George. Catalogue of Pol... more

James Madison to George Washington, December 1, 1796.

James Madison to George Washington, December 1, 1796.

Transcripts, guides, and tools to help you use this collection may be found at http://www.loc.gov/collection/james-madison-papers/about-this-collection/.

Fee bill ------ Law of Massachusetts ---- Published by authority. Commonwealth of Massachusetts. In the year of our Lord, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-six. An act, establishing and regulating the fees of the several officers, and other

Fee bill ------ Law of Massachusetts ---- Published by authority. Comm...

Not in Ford.; Imprint 3.; On verso: 158. 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 45, Folder 1.

Robert Murray & Co. to James Madison, January 11, 1796.

Robert Murray & Co. to James Madison, January 11, 1796.

Transcripts, guides, and tools to help you use this collection may be found at http://www.loc.gov/collection/james-madison-papers/about-this-collection/.

A monody on the death of the Hon. Thomas Russell, Esq. sung after the eulogy delivered by Doctor John Warren, in the church in Brattle-Street on Wednesday, May 4, 1796. Written at the request of the several societies of which he was a member. Se

A monody on the death of the Hon. Thomas Russell, Esq. sung after the ...

Imprint 3.; Verse.; Russell, Thomas. 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 45, Folder 4.

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 that part of the city of Washington on which Mr. Young's mill stands.

Map of that part of the city of Washington on which Mr. Young's mill s...

Shows block numbers, buildings with dimensions, ponds, street names, millrace, mill probably belonging to Notley Young, and house of "Widow Diggs." Covers area bounded approx. by 3rd and M streets N.E., North C... more

No. [1908] This ticket will entitle the bearer to such prize as may be drawn against its number in the Norfolk lottery for paving the streets, agreeable to the scheme. [Signed Tho. Newton.] Norfolk Willett & O'Connor, printers. [1796.].

No. [1908] This ticket will entitle the bearer to such prize as may be...

Not in Evans.; On verso: 1796 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 180, Folder 11g.

The caneing in Conduit Street. Dedicated to the flag officers of the British Navy

The caneing in Conduit Street. Dedicated to the flag officers of the B...

Caricature showing a stout naval officer attacked by Lord Camelford, who says, "Give me satisfction, rascal! Draw your sword..." Captain Vancouver replies, "Murder! Murder! ..." The print may reflect the growin... more

Papiers monnoies et autres de la Republique Française / gravé par I. Hunin à Malines.

Papiers monnoies et autres de la Republique Française / gravé par I. H...

Print shows a trompe-l'oeil presentation of many French revolutionary assignats in various demoninations, issued between 1789 and 1795. Title from item. Paper is watermarked, but difficult to distinguish.

Carte de l'Isle St. Domingue /

Carte de l'Isle St. Domingue /

Relief shown by hachures. Hand colored in orange showing boundary between Haiti and Dominican Republic. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault

Gentle shepherd

Gentle shepherd

Interior of Scottish farmhouse. Woman cooking over central grate; 2 girls at vanity table; man & cat at fireside; hen & chicks in foreground; doves in eaves. Aquatint by D. Allan. Illus. in: Allen Ramsay, The G... more

[Horsemen and hounds chasing fox across English countryside]

[Horsemen and hounds chasing fox across English countryside]

Illus. in: W. Somerville, The Chase. p. 63 (1796). No ref. copy. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Gt. Brit.; Hunting; Publ. Ind.

A plan exhibiting the squares on which Robert Peter's buildings stood on the tract of land called Mexico, within the city of Washington.

A plan exhibiting the squares on which Robert Peter's buildings stood ...

Covers area bounded by 28th, K, 24th, and H streets N.W. Shows block numbers and lot lines and numbers in block no. 5. Probably drawn by Nicholas King. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Watermark: D&C Blauw (with hor... more

Map of Georgetown, 1796 /

Map of Georgetown, 1796 /

Partial cadastral map showing some landowners' names. India ink. Torn, mounted on cloth backing, and with red-star seals affixed near examiners' names. Includes inset, examination and registration statements, a... more

Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated a mansion-house belonging to Samuel Blodget.

Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated a mans...

Covers squares along Sixteenth St. N.W. bounded by 15th, 17th, and Q sts. and Massachusetts and Rhode Island aves. Shows block numbers. Attributed to Nicholas King. Black and red inks. Watermarked: VI. Mounted ... more

John Leland

John Leland

Stone bust, facing left. Engraving copyrighted by W. Richardson. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings: B.I.; Publ. Ind.

Map of that part of the city on which Mrs. Fenwick's house stands : [Washington D.C.].

Map of that part of the city on which Mrs. Fenwick's house stands : [W...

Covers area bounded by Half St. west, O St. south, Half St. east, and R St. south. Shows block numbers and building dimensions. Possibly drawn by Nicholas King. Black, brown, and red inks. Watermarked [fleur-de... more

City of New York, ss. Be it remembered, that on the day of in the year of our Lord, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-six, before me, Richard Varick, Esquire, Mayor of the said city, personally appeared ... [New York, 1796].

City of New York, ss. Be it remembered, that on the day of in the year...

Blank for a licence to keep an inn or tavern filled in in mss. for John McPherson and signed by Richard Varick, Mayor.; On verso: 443. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as f... more

Maria Antoinette, Queen of France / Leney sc.

Maria Antoinette, Queen of France / Leney sc.

Print shows Marie Antoinette, half-length portrait, facing front, wearing a cameo necklace and a hat with feathers or feathers in her hair; in oval medallion. Title from item. Trimmed to within plate mark. Lack... more

Choisir l'objet, - -

Choisir l'objet, - -

Nude man and woman, with Cupid? Original pen drawing by Pierre Paul Prud'hon. Illus. in: Pierre Joseph Bernard, known as Gentil-Bernard, Poemes, Paris, Impr. de P. Didot l'ainé, 1796. Reference copy may be in ... more

At a General Assembly of the State of Rhode-Island and Providence plantations. In the House of representatives, June 18, A. D. 1796. The underwritten representatives dissent from the bill for establishing an estimate of the value of rateable pro

At a General Assembly of the State of Rhode-Island and Providence plan...

Evans 31095.; Providence, R. I. Town meeting.; Imprint 3. 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; Po... more

James Madison Sr., February 11, 1796. Certified Copy of Oath of employment of William Russell enclosed in William Russell's Feb. 22, 2003 letter to J. Madison.

James Madison Sr., February 11, 1796. Certified Copy of Oath of employ...

Transcripts, guides, and tools to help you use this collection may be found at http://www.loc.gov/collection/james-madison-papers/about-this-collection/.

Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated a house and graveyard belonging to David Burns : at present occupied by James Burns.

Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated a hous...

Covers area bounded by 9th, 11th, G, nd I streets N.W. Shows house and graveyard dimensions, block dimensions, and block numbers. Black, brown, and red inks. Watermarked (fleur-de-lis under crown). Mounted on c... more

Ode on the birthday of the President of the United States 1796 [Two columns of verse, with chorus] [Philadelphia, 1796].

Ode on the birthday of the President of the United States 1796 [Two co...

Positive Photostat.; Evans 30924.; 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 223, Folder 14.

Plano del puerto de Maldonado situado en latitud S. de 34⁰56ʹ40ʺ y en longitud de 48⁰45ʹ30ʺ occidental de Cádiz /

Plano del puerto de Maldonado situado en latitud S. de 34⁰56ʹ40ʺ y en ...

Shows coast of Uruguay in the vicinity of Maldonado. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Prime meridian: Cádiz. Brown ink and pencil. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 981 Avail... more

Map of the United States, exhibiting the post-roads, the situations, connections & distances of the post-offices, stage roads, counties, ports of entry and delivery for foreign vessels, and the principal rivers /

Map of the United States, exhibiting the post-roads, the situations, c...

Relief shown pictorially. In upper left margin: Deposited as the Act directs September 26, 1796. Wheat & Brun 1978 revised edition, 129 State III of the map, according to Wheat & Brun. Prime meridian: Washingto... more

Ukie Edo nihonbashi odawarachō sakana ichi no su

Ukie Edo nihonbashi odawarachō sakana ichi no su

Print shows a perspective view of a marketplace. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: Horizontal Oban Nishikie. Forms part of: Japa... more

The Orangerie; - or - the Dutch Cupid reposing after the fatigues of Planting / Js. Gy. inv: et fect.

The Orangerie; - or - the Dutch Cupid reposing after the fatigues of P...

William V, Prince of Orange, as a fat, naked Cupid, reclining on a platform of grass and flowers and leaning on a bag of money marked 24,000,000 ducats. In the foreground are a number of orange plants with each... more

Shakespeare--Hamlet--Prince of Denmark / painted by H. Fuseli R.A. ; engraved by R. Thew.

Shakespeare--Hamlet--Prince of Denmark / painted by H. Fuseli R.A. ; e...

Act 1, scene 4, from Shakespeare's Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, showing Hamlet, Horatio, Marcellus, and the Ghost, on platform before the Palace of Elsinor.

Connecticut from the best authorites.

Connecticut from the best authorites.

From American atlas, New York, published by John Reid, 1796. Known as atlas to Winterbotham history. LC Trails, 179 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

Plan of part of the city of Washington shewing the situation of the buildings belonging to Mr. Dan'l Carroll of Duddington.

Plan of part of the city of Washington shewing the situation of the bu...

Relief shown by hachures. Covers area bounded by 1st and 2nd streets and North and South Carolina avenues S.E., Capitol Hill, Washington D.C. Shows block numbers, dimensions, buildings, and function of building... more

En jouir

En jouir

Nude man kissing woman, with 2 cupids watching. Original pen drawing by Pierre Paul Prud'hon. Illus. in: Pierre Joseph Bernard, known as Gentil-Bernard, Poemes, Paris, Impr. de P. Didot l'ainé, 1796. Reference... more

[Trompe-l'oeil of French revolutionary assignats with a portrait of a beggar laid on top]

[Trompe-l'oeil of French revolutionary assignats with a portrait of a ...

Print shows a trompe-l'oeil presentation of many French revolutionary assignats in various demoninations, issued between 1789 and 1795, with a full-length portrait of an old man, possibly a beggar, facing left,... more

Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated the mansion-house & grave-yard belonging to Mr. Geo. Walker.

Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated the ma...

Cadastral map of area bounded by E, 7th, C, and 5th streets N.E. Probably drawn by Nicholas King. Black, brown, and red inks, and lead pencil. Watermark (fleur-de-lis under crown). Mounted on cloth backing. Ava... more

Lady Godina's rout; - or - Peeping-Tom spying out Pope-Joan / Js. Gy. d: et f:

Lady Godina's rout; - or - Peeping-Tom spying out Pope-Joan / Js. Gy. ...

A fashionable crowd playing cards at two tables. In the foreground, four people playing the game Pope-Joan. One of the women is wearing a loose fitting semi-transparent dress with her breasts exposed. Behind he... more

Esto si que es leer

Esto si que es leer

Old blind man getting haircut, while another servant removes his shoe. Illus. in: Los caprichos, 1799, pl. 29.