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Proposed route for a rail road from Copper Harbor, to Fond Du Lac, Winnebego.

Proposed route for a rail road from Copper Harbor, to Fond Du Lac, Win...

Outline map centered on Green Bay showing the area between Detroit, Mich. and Fond du Lac, Wis. Contemplated and proposed railroad routes are shown. Scale ca. 1:4,000,000. From Proceedings and Report of a Meeti... More

[Government building ("Custom House and Post Office"), Bath, Maine. Entrance story plan]
Cincinnati Rover Guards quick step

Cincinnati Rover Guards quick step

LOT subdivision subject: Military Organizations. Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Printed by Klauprech & Menzel.

The falls of Niagara from near Biddles Stairs

The falls of Niagara from near Biddles Stairs

Drawing shows Niagara Falls from the American side looking toward Horseshoe Falls on the Canadian side, from the vantage point of Biddles Stairs. Wallis was a British Commissioner from the Foreign Office to the... More

Design of an electrical clock [of Souire Lander & Co. - advertisement]

Design of an electrical clock [of Souire Lander & Co. - advertisement]

Reference copy may be in LOT 7007. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Ads Misc.; Clocks...; Broadsides; Rare Bk. Div.; Shelf.

[Government building ("Custom House and Post Office"), Bath, Maine. Foundation plan]
The Mountain Expressman

The Mountain Expressman

Illus. in: Delano, Alonzo. Pen Knife Sketches ... Sacramento,1853. Reference copy may be in LOT 4392B. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Postal service; Shelf.

[Clergyman on board steamboat on the Potomac

[Clergyman on board steamboat on the Potomac

Head-and-shoulders portrait sketch shows a clergyman wearing glasses, facing toward the left. Wallis was a British Commissioner from the Foreign Office to the United States in 1853. Originally 1 of 37 drawings ... More

Map of the various channels for conveying the trade of the north west to the Atlantic sea-board exhibiting the tributaries & drainage of the trade into each and the effect of the enlargement of the Erie Canal, illustrating the position taken by William J. McAlpine, C.E. in his Annual Report as State Engineer and Surveyor of the State of New York, 1853.

Map of the various channels for conveying the trade of the north west ...

Outline map of the eastern half of the United States showing canals, finished railroads, railroads in progress of contruction and proposed lines. Trade areas are indicated by line symbols and added brown and re... More

Topsy polka

Topsy polka

LOT subdivision subject: Negro History - Uncle Tom's Cabin. Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Copyright by W. B. Harvey. Lithograph by Chillas Lith., Girard Building, 50, So. 3... More

City of Washington. Improvements, &c. in the year 1853 … [signed] January 2, 1853. John Sessford.

City of Washington. Improvements, &c. in the year 1853 … [signed] Janu...

On verso: Sessford January 1853; 7-12-06 L.H.L. F198.S492. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collectio... More

[Capitol, section of new dome]

[Capitol, section of new dome]

In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 5. Title devised by Library staff. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

Map of the Lexington and Big Sandy Railroad showing the connections, 1853, J. B. Westbrook, Chief Engineer.

Map of the Lexington and Big Sandy Railroad showing the connections, 1...

Outline map of the middle Atlantic and midwestern states showing the railroad network in operation and under construction. Chartered in 1852 and opened to traffic in 1857. Scale ca. 1:1,700,000. LC Railroad map... More

Map of the town of Norfolk, Litchfield County, Ct. /

Map of the town of Norfolk, Litchfield County, Ct. /

General map showing selected buildings and residences with names of owners. Served as basis for 1853 printed version, "Map of Norfolk, Litchfield County, Ct., surveyed and drawn by L. Fagan." Relief shown by ha... More

The tourist's pocket map of the state of Virginia : exhibiting its internal improvements, roads, distances &c. /

The tourist's pocket map of the state of Virginia : exhibiting its int...

Relief shown by contours. Prime meridian: Washington. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1851, by Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co. in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the eastern District of ... More

Young America polka

Young America polka

Sheet music cover for a polka by P. H. Vanderweide, "Dedicated to Capt. Ingraham." Capt. Duncan Nathaniel Ingraham became a popular hero when he interceded with the Turkish government on behalf of Hungarian fre... More

Public sale of superior old wines ... Jas. C. McGuire, Auctioneer. Washington City, D. C. [1853].

Public sale of superior old wines ... Jas. C. McGuire, Auctioneer. Was...

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 201, Folder 2.

The larder

The larder

Rabbits, fowl, fish, etc. Illus. in: Modern Domestic Cookery, London, 1853, frontispiece. Pennell Collection (Rare Book Collection). Ref. copy may be in LOT 4638 E. This record contains unverified data from cap... More

Map of Washington County, New York /

Map of Washington County, New York /

Relief shown by hachures. Includes 9 insets, tables of statistics, and 13 views. "Entered according to act of Congress in ... 1853 by Robert Pearsall Smith, in ... Eastern District of Pennsylvania." LC Land own... More

Sketch showing the route of the New Orleans, Opelousas & Great Western Rail Road, J. G. Gibbes, Chief Engr., lithographie [sic] agent D. Theuret, Exange Alley, Nr. 130.

Sketch showing the route of the New Orleans, Opelousas & Great Western...

Rough outline map of the southwestern United States showing major rivers and few important cities. Scale 1:3,041,280. Relief shown by hachures. Across top of map: "Distance from New Orleans to the Pacific 1600 ... More

Map of Keene, Cheshire Co., N.H.

Map of Keene, Cheshire Co., N.H.

Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. General map showing buildings and householders' names. Wall map issued with rods attached at top and bottom sheet edges. Includes list ... More

Halifax Nova Scotia town & shipping dressed with flags H.M. birthday 1853

Halifax Nova Scotia town & shipping dressed with flags H.M. birthday 1...

Sketch shows the waterfront of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, celebrating Queen Victoria's birthday. Flags are not visible. Wallis was a British Commissioner from the Foreign Office to the United States in 1853.... More

The Greenhorn

The Greenhorn

Eager, young prospective gold miner laden with equipment talking with grizzled old miner. Calif. Wood engraving by Alonzo Delano. Illus. in: Delano, Alonzo. Pen-knife Sketches... Sacramento, 1853, opp. p. 9. No... More

The falls of Niagara from Goat Island

The falls of Niagara from Goat Island

Drawing shows Niagara Falls looking toward Terrapin Tower on the American side and the Canadian Horseshoe Falls and Canadian from Goat Island. Some houses are visible in the Canadian town of Niagara Falls. Wal... More

[Election ticket for the second and third ward] [Washington, June 1853].

[Election ticket for the second and third ward] [Washington, June 1853...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 201, Folder 17. Copy scanned: 1

Messrs Henry Staples & co. will sell at auction, at the Law Library Rooms, College street in this city on Thursday, July 14th, at 12 o'clock M. the law library formerly belonging to the Hon. Dutee J. Pearce, of Newport ... Providence, July 9th,

Messrs Henry Staples & co. will sell at auction, at the Law Library Ro...

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 170, Folder 31.

John Hopkins Clarke, 1789-1870

John Hopkins Clarke, 1789-1870

Head and shoulders, facing right. In: Gleasons' Pictorial..., 1853, v.4, p. 120. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings: BI; Shelf. Clarke, John Hopkins, 1789-1870 [U.S. S... More

To be sold at auction, Nov. 23rd 1853, at 2 o'clock P.M. on the premises, by Jas. C. Mc. Guire, auct'r : [part of N.W. Washington D.C.].

To be sold at auction, Nov. 23rd 1853, at 2 o'clock P.M. on the premis...

Cadastral map showing block and lot numbers, areas, and dimensions. "The above plat and subdivision of the Baltimore and Ohio Rail Road Company's property, in 'Reservation 12' and in 'Square 574' in the city of... More

Map shewing the principal rail-road routes in the eastern, middle & western states, & exhibiting the New-York & Erie Rail-Road, with its branches and connections, completed or in progress.

Map shewing the principal rail-road routes in the eastern, middle & we...

Outline map of the northeastern and north-central United States showing the railroad network. See entry 404. Scale ca. 1:1,350,000. LC Railroad maps, 482 Description derived from published bibliography. Availab... More

[Capitol exterior, west front from terrace]

[Capitol exterior, west front from terrace]

In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 53. Title devised by Library staff. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

J. F. Browne & Co. harpmakers. [Advertisement] New York. Drawn & engraved by W. Thompson, 169 William St. [c. 1853].

J. F. Browne & Co. harpmakers. [Advertisement] New York. Drawn & engra...

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 14.

Things as they were, and things as they are

Things as they were, and things as they are

453 U.S. Copyright Office. This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Oertel, John P.

Comparison. The following is a fair comparison of some of the most prominent points in the two constitutions. [1853?].

Comparison. The following is a fair comparison of some of the most pro...

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 170, Folder 33.

Potomac looking towards Washington June 26

Potomac looking towards Washington June 26

Sketch shows the Potomac River in Virginia looking up towards Washington, probably from a boat. The city is not visible. Wallis was a British Commissioner from the Foreign Office to the United States in 1853. O... More

Map of the Cairo & Fulton Railroad exhibiting the principal tributary lines as projected and its connections with other railroads west of the Mississippi River, which unite with the Missouri Pacific Railroad, and south projected Pacific Railroad via Elpaso [sic] to the Pacific Ocean, showing also the connection by rail road of the cities of New Orleans & St. Louis. Little Rock, Ark. Sep. 1853.

Map of the Cairo & Fulton Railroad exhibiting the principal tributary ...

Map showing Missouri, Arkansas, Louisiana, and part of Texas. Shows drainage, cities and towns, and state boundaries, west of the Mississippi River. The adjoining area east of the Mississippi River shows only t... More

The North Pennsylvania Rail Road and its connections, Octr. 1853.

The North Pennsylvania Rail Road and its connections, Octr. 1853.

Outline map of the eastern Great Lakes, east to Philadelphia and New York City, showing the east Pennsylvania coal fields. Chartered April 8, 1852, under Philadelphia, Easton and Water-Gap Railroad. See entry 5... More

[Capitol exterior, east front]

[Capitol exterior, east front]

In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 97. Title devised by Library staff. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

The American falls from the Cave of the Winds

The American falls from the Cave of the Winds

Drawing shows Niagara Falls from the side and below, from the vantage point of the Cave of the Winds. Wallis was a British Commissioner from the Foreign Office to the United States in 1853. Originally 1 of 37 d... More

"Mac": June 28th 1853 in a match with "Tacony" over the union course L.I. mile heats in harness, won the two first heats in 2:28-2:29

"Mac": June 28th 1853 in a match with "Tacony" over the union course L...

Artist: Louis Maurer (signature on image). Currier & Ives : a catalogue raisonné / compiled by Gale Research. Detroit, MI : Gale Research, c1983, no. 4174

Notice. New-York & Harlem railroad Co. A meeting of the stockholders of this company will be held at their office ... April 22d, 1853 ... By order of the Board of directors, Alexander Kyle, Secretary. Office of the New-York and Harlem railroad c

Notice. New-York & Harlem railroad Co. A meeting of the stockholders o...

Transportation.; Gift. A. P. Loper. Apr-26-1938. 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 1... More

[Macbeth tower, Halifax]

[Macbeth tower, Halifax]

Sketch shows a martello tower in or near Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Wallis was a British Commissioner from the Foreign Office to the United States in 1853. Originally 1 of 37 drawings in portfolios with bind... More

Map of Wayne County, New York /

Map of Wayne County, New York /

Relief shown by hachures. Shows buildings and landowners. "Entered according to the Act of Congress in the year 1853 by Robert P. Smith in the clerk's office of the district court for the eastern district of Pe... More

[Capitol exterior]

[Capitol exterior]

In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 14. Title devised by Library staff. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

Map of Chemung County, New York : from actual surveys /

Map of Chemung County, New York : from actual surveys /

Relief shown by hachures. Shows landowners. LC Land ownership maps, 481 Includes statistics and illustrations. Ancillary maps: Plan of Elmira -- Plan of Havana -- Plan of Horse Heads -- Plan of Millport -- Plan... More

American and foreign agency, in Washington, D. C. The undersigned offers his services in the prosecution of claims before Congress and the several departments ... Jos. C. G. Kennedy, March 29, 1853. [Washington, D. C. 1853].

American and foreign agency, in Washington, D. C. The undersigned offe...

Page Order: Leaflet 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 201, Folder 10.

[Trinity Chapel (New York). Altar. Front and end elevations and plan. Rendering] / Richd Upjohn & Co. Archts, Trinity Building, N.Y.

[Trinity Chapel (New York). Altar. Front and end elevations and plan. ...

Architectural drawing showing altar as elevations and plan; rendering. Signed. Item in PR 13 CN 1996:111.31.4

Stationery, music, pianos, fancy goods, &c. ... John F. Ellis. Pa. Avenue, between 9th & 10th Sts. Washington, D. C. [1853].

Stationery, music, pianos, fancy goods, &c. ... John F. Ellis. Pa. Ave...

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 201, Folder 22.

Map and profile of the Cañada de las Uvas : from explorations and surveys /

Map and profile of the Cañada de las Uvas : from explorations and surv...

Scale 1:60,000. At head of title: Routes in California to connect with the routes near the 32nd and 35th Parallels. Relief shown by hachures. From U.S. War Department, Explorations and Surveys for a Railroad Ro... More

Potomac River from Aquia Creek Virginia

Potomac River from Aquia Creek Virginia

Drawing shows the Potomac River, as seen from Aquia Creek in Virginia. Wallis was a British Commissioner from the Foreign Office to the United States in 1853. Originally 1 of 37 drawings in portfolios with bind... More

City of St. Paul, capital of Minnesota /

City of St. Paul, capital of Minnesota /

Panorama. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1853, by Thompson Ritchie, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the Eastern District of Penna." LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 406.1 Available... More

The Three Sisters (three islands) from Great Island, Falls of Niagara

The Three Sisters (three islands) from Great Island, Falls of Niagara

Drawing shows islands in the rapids above Niagara Falls on the American side. Wallis was a British Commissioner from the Foreign Office to the United States in 1853. Originally 1 of 37 drawings in portfolios wi... More

Map of the Philadelphia & Baltimore Rail Road as located by W. Strickland & B. H. Latrobe, Esqrs., civ. engineers. Showing also the present route by steamboat & the N. Castle R. Road, & that proposed to be constructed by way of Oxford & Port-Deposit.

Map of the Philadelphia & Baltimore Rail Road as located by W. Strickl...

Scale ca. 1:220,000. Hand colored. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Includes "Distance" table. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 110; 490/1; 650/2; 700/1; 700/2

John C. Calhoun

John C. Calhoun

Currier & Ives : a catalogue raisonné / compiled by Gale Research. Detroit, MI : Gale Research, c1983, no. 3519

Springfield, Tuolumne County / G. H. Goddard, del., lith. Britton & Rey, San Francisco.

Springfield, Tuolumne County / G. H. Goddard, del., lith. Britton & Re...

Pictorial lettersheet shows town square and scattered dwellings in California Gold Rush town.

Good bye march

Good bye march

From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1820-1860 (Microfilm M 3106) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form) In bound volumes: Copyright Deposits 1820-1860

Sketch of a house in the streets at Boston Mass: being raised from its foundations for the purpsoe of permanent elevation

Sketch of a house in the streets at Boston Mass: being raised from its...

Drawing shows a three-story house in Boston, raised off its foundations on stones and logs to increase its elevation. Wallis was a British Commissioner from the Foreign Office to the United States in 1853. Orig... More

The American falls, Niagara, from the steamboat

The American falls, Niagara, from the steamboat

Drawing shows Niagara Falls on the American side, looking toward Horseshoe Falls on the Canadian side from below. The Terrapin Tower, built in 1833 and torn down in 1873, looms above the falls. Wallis was a Br... More

Map of a part of the State of Louisiana exhibiting the route of the New-Orleans, Opelousas & Great Western Rail Road.

Map of a part of the State of Louisiana exhibiting the route of the Ne...

Mississippi delta area shows drainage, sugar crop, parishes, major cities and towns, canals, and railroads with lines named and distances on the main line. This railroad was opened for first 50 miles on March 6... More

[Government building ("Custom House and Post Office"), Bath, Maine. Cellar plan]
Rufus P. Eaton of Pipe village, Lake Winnebago, Wis. A scoundrel! a knave! a liar! and a coward! I the undersigned hereby for reasons which will hereafter appear, publish and publicly post Rufus P. Easton ... as a scoundrel, a knave, a liar and

Rufus P. Eaton of Pipe village, Lake Winnebago, Wis. A scoundrel! a kn...

Eaton, Rufus P. 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 201, Folder 8.

Detroit 1852 / drawn and lith. by R. Bürger.

Detroit 1852 / drawn and lith. by R. Bürger.

Print shows two views of Detroit, at top, "from the Canada Shore near Sandwich", and at bottom, "from M.I.R.R. Wheat Depot" showing sightseers on a rooftop viewing platform; with vignettes down the sides and ac... More

Hachidaime ichikawa danjūrō no yosaburō

Hachidaime ichikawa danjūrō no yosaburō

Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: one panel of a vertical Oban Nishikie triptych. Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (L... More

On the Potomac

On the Potomac

Sketch shows the Potomac River in Virginia looking across water. Wallis was a British Commissioner from the Foreign Office to the United States in 1853. Originally 1 of 37 drawings in portfolios with binder's t... More

The best picture of William Hornaday (father of W.T.H.) when about 35

The best picture of William Hornaday (father of W.T.H.) when about 35

Photograph shows portrait of William Temple Hornaday, Sr. Title from item. Transfer; LC Manuscript Division; 1985; (DLC/PP-1985:007). Forms part of: William Temple Hornaday papers, 1866-1975 (Library of Congres... More

[Outline map of the United States showing proposed railroad routes to the Pacific].

[Outline map of the United States showing proposed railroad routes to ...

For a similar map see Carl I. Wheat's Mapping the Transmississippi West, v. 3 (San Francisco, Institute of Historical Cartography, 1957-63.) p. 193. Scale ca. 1:7,000,000. LC Railroad maps, 22 Description deriv... More

Henry Clay

Henry Clay

Currier & Ives : a catalogue raisonné / compiled by Gale Research. Detroit, MI : Gale Research, c1983, no. 3010

Approach to New York East River [nearer view]

Approach to New York East River [nearer view]

Drawing shows a view of the New York skyline from the East River, with buildings looming over trees. Wallis was a British Commissioner from the Foreign Office to the United States in 1853. Originally 1 of 37 dr... More

Map of the village of Lebanon, Grafton Co., N.H., 1853.

Map of the village of Lebanon, Grafton Co., N.H., 1853.

General map showing buildings and householders' names. Relief shown by hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Wall map issued with rods attached at top and bottom s... More

[Wood church with many added steeples] / R. Upjohn and son, archts.

[Wood church with many added steeples] / R. Upjohn and son, archts.

Architectural drawing showing front, back and side elevations and a plan, with changes sketched over, and measurements computed in pencil. Title from item. Gift ; Melvin A. Brosterman. Exhibited: American Treas... More

White seaman and cold. [e.g. colored] man on board steamboat on Potomac, Washington to Aquia Creek Virginia

White seaman and cold. [e.g. colored] man on board steamboat on Potoma...

Sketch shows side-view portraits of a white seaman and an African American man aboard the steamboat that Wallis took from Washington, DC to Aquia Creek, Virginia. Wallis was a British Commissioner from the Fore... More

Map of passes in the Sierra Nevada from Walker's Pass to the Coast Range : from explorations and surveys /

Map of passes in the Sierra Nevada from Walker's Pass to the Coast Ran...

Scale 1:240,000. At head of title: Routes in California to connect with the routes near the 32nd and 35th Parallels. Relief shown by hachures. From U.S. War Department, Explorations and Surveys for a Railroad R... More

[Capitol exterior, north wing]

[Capitol exterior, north wing]

In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 25. Title devised by Library staff. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

A scene of scenes for the year 1853

A scene of scenes for the year 1853

Cartoon showing king on pedestal leaning on tablet of 10 commandments, at bottom of which lies broken statue of queen; hanged man, and people with various disagreements in square in front of St. Paul's, London.... More

[Map of New Milford, Litchfield Co., Conn.].

[Map of New Milford, Litchfield Co., Conn.].

General map showing selected buildings and residences with names of owners. Also covers town of Bridgewater before its incorporation as a separate town in 1856. Served as basis for 1853 printed version, "Map of... More

Sonora Jany. 1853 / / George H. Goddard, del. ; Lith. by Britton & Rey, San Francisco.

Sonora Jany. 1853 / / George H. Goddard, del. ; Lith. by Britton & Rey...

Pictorial lettersheet shows view of gold mining town; with attached blank leaf. Title from item. Baird, California pictorial letter sheets, no. 259. Accession box no. DLC/PP-2011:179.25

[U.S. Marine smoking pipe as drawn by Japanese artist]

[U.S. Marine smoking pipe as drawn by Japanese artist]

Drawing is the last scene on the "American Doll Scroll", depicting Perry's expedition to Japan, 1853. Watercolor by contemporary Japanese artist. Title devised by Library staff.

Second street museum of living animals now exhibiting at 281 North 2d St., between Callowhill and Willow streets / Scott, Printer, 12 Hudson's Alley, Philadelphia.

Second street museum of living animals now exhibiting at 281 North 2d ...

Print shows an advertisement for the Second Street Museum of Living Animals depicting "Romulus, the fighting California grizzly bear" in a fight against "Napoleon 4th", a large bull, on April 8, 1853. The adver... More

Disasters of 60 days : Wreck of Steamship Tennessee, Indian Cove, March 6th, 1853 ; Wreck & burning of the steamer Independence on the island of Margarita, Feby. 16th, 1853. 150 lives lost ; Collapse of flue on board Jenny Lind off San Francisquito, April 11th, 1853, 50 lives lost ; Wreck of propellor steamship S.S. Lewis, Duxburg Reef, April 9th, 1853 / / Lith. & pubh. by Britton & Rey, cr. California & Montgomery St., San Francisco.

Disasters of 60 days : Wreck of Steamship Tennessee, Indian Cove, Marc...

Pictorial lettersheet shows four images of shipwrecks on one page plus two vignettes of (top) a shepherdess and a bear and (center) Explosion R.K. Page Nicolaus, Feather River, March 21th, 1853; with attached b... More

Suma

Suma

Print shows a musician playing the koto, while a warrior sneaks up behind the musician, drawing his sword from its scabbard. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print s... More

A wild cat banker or, a "circulating medium" secured by "public stocks"

A wild cat banker or, a "circulating medium" secured by "public stocks...

Currier & Ives : a catalogue raisonné / compiled by Gale Research. Detroit, MI : Gale Research, c1983, no. 7205

La Tourrette's reference map of the state of Louisiana : from the original surveys of the United States, which show the townships, sections, or mile squares, Spanish grants, settlement rights & c., also the plantations with the owners names engraved thereon /

La Tourrette's reference map of the state of Louisiana : from the orig...

Shows land ownership. Includes insets: New Orleans 29 x 21 cm. and land districts 18 x 19 cm. Prime meridian: Washington, D.C. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Republic of Liberia /

Republic of Liberia /

Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows Liberian coastal area. Gift; 1968; American Colonization Society; Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Insets: Mo... More

Map of the proposed Northern Route for a railroad to the Pacific.

Map of the proposed Northern Route for a railroad to the Pacific.

Outline map of the United States showing drainage, state boundaries, major cities, and names of states, with state population figures. Western states show topography by hachures. Some major rail lines are shown... More

Harris' patent portable circular saw machine. Patented October 11th, 1853 ... State or County rights, or single machines for sale by Thomas Palmer. No. 83 Dock Street, Philadelphia.

Harris' patent portable circular saw machine. Patented October 11th, 1...

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 156, Folder 34.

Sonora from the north / G. H. Goddard, del. Lith. Britton & Rey, San Francisco.

Sonora from the north / G. H. Goddard, del. Lith. Britton & Rey, San F...

Pictorial lettersheet shows business district, houses, barns, and church in California Gold Rush town. Title from item. Baird, California pictorial letter sheets, no. 257. Accession box no. DLC/PP-2011:179.02

Order of exercises for class day, at Harvard College, Friday, June 24, 1853.

Order of exercises for class day, at Harvard College, Friday, June 24,...

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 61, Folder 20.

Dewa, mogamigawa, gassan enbō

Dewa, mogamigawa, gassan enbō

Print shows a bird's-eye view of sailboats on the Mogami River, with Gassan Mountain in the distance.