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The upper reaches of Frost Bank Tower, a prominent Austin, Texas, skyscraper

The upper reaches of Frost Bank Tower, a prominent Austin, Texas, skys...

Title, date, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The 33-story building was developed by Cousins Properties from November 2001 to December 2003. It was the first high- rise building t... more

Steam locomotives in the roundhouse of the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Scenic Railroad in Durango, Colorado

Steam locomotives in the roundhouse of the Durango & Silverton Narrow ...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: Gates Frontiers Fund Colorado Collection within the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photograp... more

Grand Rounds Scenic Byway - Huge Lego Spaceship in the Mall of America

Grand Rounds Scenic Byway - Huge Lego Spaceship in the Mall of America

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Original Caption: A lego spaceman hovers in the air above mall walkers. Location: Location: Minnesota (44.854° N 93.243° W) Status: Public domain. Photo... more

Hackberry General Store, Route 66, Hackberry, Arizona

Hackberry General Store, Route 66, Hackberry, Arizona

Title, date, and subjects provided by the photographer. Credit line: Carol M. Highsmith's America, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Gift and purchase ; Carol M. Highsmith; 2009; (DLC/PP-201... more

Stained glass in Neiman Marcus store, San Francisco, California

Stained glass in Neiman Marcus store, San Francisco, California

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. This stain glass in Neiman Marcus on Union Square, was once in The City of Paris store. The architectural centerpiece of the building is the original rotu... more

Pops Route 66 Restaurant and gift shop, Arcadia, Oklahoma

Pops Route 66 Restaurant and gift shop, Arcadia, Oklahoma

Title, date, and subjects provided by the photographer. Credit line: Carol M. Highsmith's America, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Gift and purchase; Carol M. Highsmith; 2009; (DLC/PP-2010... more

Neon sign at the Horseshoe Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada

Neon sign at the Horseshoe Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... more

Historic Electric City sign, restored in 2008, shines again. Scranton, Pennsylvania

Historic Electric City sign, restored in 2008, shines again. Scranton,...

Title, date, and subjects provided by the photographer. Credit line: Carol M. Highsmith's America, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Gift and purchase ; Carol M. Highsmith; 2009; (DLC/PP-201... more

Mardi Gras Parade, New Orleans, Louisiana

Mardi Gras Parade, New Orleans, Louisiana

Title, date, and subjects provided by the photographer. Mardi Gras is organized by Carnival krewes. Krewe float riders toss throws to the crowds; the most common are strings of plastic colorful beads, doubloons... more

Detail of a historic car with license plates from the 1940s. San Francisco, California

Detail of a historic car with license plates from the 1940s. San Franc...

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The Jon B. Lovelace Collection of California Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America Project, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs... more

The Haight-Ashbury neighborhood, San Francisco, California

The Haight-Ashbury neighborhood, San Francisco, California

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. Street names commemorate two early San Francisco leaders: Pioneer and exchange banker Henry Haight and Munroe Ashbury. The district is noted for its role ... more

Memorial Church on the Stanford University campus in Palo Alto, California

Memorial Church on the Stanford University campus in Palo Alto, Califo...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: The Jon B. Lovelace Collection of California Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America Project, Library of Congress, Pr... more

Steam locomotives in the roundhouse of the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Scenic Railroad in Durango, Colorado

Steam locomotives in the roundhouse of the Durango & Silverton Narrow ...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: Gates Frontiers Fund Colorado Collection within the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photograp... more

America from The Four Continents

America from The Four Continents

Julius Goltzius (Netherlandish, died ca. 1595)

America

America

Anonymous, Netherlandish, 16th century ?

Map of America by Diego Ribero 1529.

Map of America by Diego Ribero 1529.

Spanish; title in English. Pen-and-ink and blue watercolor, mounted on cloth, mounted on paper. Traced from a map by Diego Ribero. On label affixed in upper right corner: 41. Available also through the Library ... more

Eastern South America from BL Royal 20 E IX, f. 28

Eastern South America from BL Royal 20 E IX, f. 28

Map of the Eastern part of the South America and of a part of the Tierra del Fuego. Image taken from f. 28 of Boke of Idrography (The 'Rotz Atlas'). Written in English.

Eastern South America from BL Royal 20 E IX, ff. 27v-28

Eastern South America from BL Royal 20 E IX, ff. 27v-28

Map of the eastern part of the South America and a part of the Tierra del Fuego. Image taken from ff. 27v-28 of Boke of Idrography (The 'Rotz Atlas'). Written in English.

Universale della nuovamente parte del mondo ritrovata

Universale della nuovamente parte del mondo ritrovata

Relief shown pictorially. In upper left corner: 455. In upper right corner: 456. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault

Americae et proximar regionvm orae descriptio

Americae et proximar regionvm orae descriptio

Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Ferro. Second state. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 95-34 Vault

Le novveav monde descovvert et illvstre de nostre temps

Le novveav monde descovvert et illvstre de nostre temps

Relief shown pictorially. Woodcut. Includes illustrations and notes. LC copy mounted on cloth. Gift ; Lessing J. Rosenwald ; June 29, 1948. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Americæ pars, nunc Virginia dicta : primum ab Anglis inuenta, sumtibus Dn. Walteri Raleigh, Equestris ordinis Viri, Anno Dn̄i. MDLXXXV regni Vero Sereniss. nostræ Reginæ Elisabethæ XXVII, hujus vero Historia peculiari Libro descripta est, additis etiam Indigenarum Iconibus /

Americæ pars, nunc Virginia dicta : primum ab Anglis inuenta, sumtibus...

Scale ca. 1:1,700,000. Has watermark. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Pictorial map. Covers coastal region from Cape Fear to Chesapeake Bay. From Thomas Hariot's A br... more

Lion Hunt ("America")

Lion Hunt ("America")

Probably by Leonardus Quesi

America

America

Abraham Bosse (French, Tours 1602/1604–1676 Paris)

America.

America.

Relief shown pictorially. Described in: The mapping of North America / Philip D. Burden. 1996. p. 165. Includes notes, ill., and cartouche with text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a... more

America
America (part of a set of four)

America (part of a set of four)

The scene on these plates (59.208.30–.33) are copied from engravings by Cornelis van Daten the Younger (1638–1664) of designs by Dirk Barentsz (1534–1592). After a composition by Cornelis van Daten the Younger ... more

America, noviter delineata

America, noviter delineata

Relief shown pictorially. Includes insets of Greenland and Antarctica and ill. of native figures and town views in margins. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisition... more

Virginia /

Virginia /

Sixth state. Relief shown pictorially. Oriented with north to the right. Accompanied by 2 exhibit notes and LC jacket note. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

New England.

New England.

Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Vault

[Map of northern coast of S. America, showing mouths of Amazon and Orinoco rivers. Illus. with dwellings, boats, animals; Indians killing boa]

[Map of northern coast of S. America, showing mouths of Amazon and Ori...

Illus. in: Reys-Boeck van het rijcke, Brasilien (Dordrecht?,1624). This record contains unverified, old data from caption card, and subsequent revisions. Caption card tracings: Maps; South America; Snakes; Braz... more

A Prospect of the Most Famous Parts of the World: Viz. Asia, Affrica, Europe, America, with...Grecia, Roman Empire, Germanie, Bohemia, France, Belgia, Spaine, Italie, Hungarie, Denmarke, Poland, Persia...Together with...Great Brittaines empire

A Prospect of the Most Famous Parts of the World: Viz. Asia, Affrica, ...

John Speed (British, Farndon, Cheshire 1551/52–1629 London)

The figure of the Indians' fort or palizado in New England and the manner of the destroying it by Captayne Underhill and Captayne Mason / RH.

The figure of the Indians' fort or palizado in New England and the man...

The village of the Pequot Indians which was attacked and destroyed by Captain Underhill and Captain Mason in 1637. Illus. in: Nevves from America / John Underhill. London : Printed by J.D. for Peter Cole, [...]... more

Title page of John Underhill, Newes from America, London, J.D. for Peter Cole, 1638

Title page of John Underhill, Newes from America, London, J.D. for Pet...

Illus. in: John Underhill, Newes from America, London, J.D. for Peter Cole, 1638, title page. No file print. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Indians Wars Pequ... more

Noort Rivier in Niew Neerlandt.

Noort Rivier in Niew Neerlandt.

Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Shows the Hudson River from Manhattan Island to Albany, natural features, and other geographical entities in the region. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Attribut... more

Caert vande Svydt Rivier in Niew Nederland.

Caert vande Svydt Rivier in Niew Nederland.

Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Shows the region of the Delaware Bay and river, natural features, and other geographical entities. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Attributed to Joan Vinckeboons... more

[Map of Atlantic Coast of North America from the Chesapeake Bay to Florida].

[Map of Atlantic Coast of North America from the Chesapeake Bay to Flo...

Shows coastal features, Native American nations and settlements, and other geographical entities. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Attributed to Joan Vinckeboons by comparison with his other Dutch maps in Henry Harr... more

Chest

Chest

Probably made in New Haven, Connecticut, United States

America noviter delineata /

America noviter delineata /

Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes insets of north and south polar regions. Acquisitions control no. 3-85

America, from 'Game of Geography' (Jeu de la Géographie)

America, from 'Game of Geography' (Jeu de la Géographie)

Etched by Stefano della Bella (Italian, Florence 1610–1664 Florence)

Virginia, from 'Game of Geography' (Jeu de la Géographie)

Virginia, from 'Game of Geography' (Jeu de la Géographie)

Etched by Stefano della Bella (Italian, Florence 1610–1664 Florence)

Chest
Novi Belgii Novaeque Angliae Nec Non Partis Virginiae

Novi Belgii Novaeque Angliae Nec Non Partis Virginiae

Published by Nicolas Joannis Visscher (Dutch, 17th century)

America Septentrionalis /

America Septentrionalis /

Relief shown pictorially. Appears in v. 3 of Nieuwen atlas, ofte vverelt-beschrijvinge, vertonende de voornaemste rijcken ende landen des gheheelen Aerdt-Bodems. Amstelodami : Apud Ioannem Ianssonium, 1652-3. E... more

Nova America descriptio

Nova America descriptio

Relief shown pictorially. Sheet issued as part of a set of 5 maps; one map covers entire world and 4 maps cover individual continents. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ... more

West-Indische paskaert waer in de graden der breedde over weder zijden vande middellijn wassende so vergrooten dat die geproportioneert sijn tegen hunne nevenstaende graden der lengde. vertonende behalve Europaes zuydelijcste alle de seekusten van Africa en America, begrepen in 't Octroy bij de H.M.H. Staten Generael der vereenigde Nederl. verleent aende Generale West Indische Compagnie.

West-Indische paskaert waer in de graden der breedde over weder zijden...

Shows the west coast of North America from Belle Isle, Newfoundland, both coasts of South America, mediterranean Europe, and the east coast of Africa. Includes illustrations. Available also through the Library ... more

Americæ nova descriptio

Americæ nova descriptio

Relief shown pictorially. A re-engraved version of a map previously published for Henri Seile in 1652 under the title "Americae descriptio nova" and subsequently re-published from the same engraving as the 165... more

A mapp of Virginia discovered to ye hills, and in it's latt. from 35 deg. & 1/2 neer Florida to 41 deg. bounds of New England /

A mapp of Virginia discovered to ye hills, and in it's latt. from 35 d...

Relief shown pictorially. Based on a manuscript map drawn by John Farrer. Oriented with north to the right. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text, portrait of ... more

Manatvs gelegen op de Noot [sic] Riuier.

Manatvs gelegen op de Noot [sic] Riuier.

Manuscript. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Covers New York City region. Pictorial map showing buildings and points of interest. Depths shown by soundings. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as... more

America noviter delineata

America noviter delineata

Relief shown pictorially. Includes insets of north and south polar regions, and ill. of native figures and town views in margin. Prime meridian: Ferro. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as... more

Novi Belgii, quod nunc Novi Jorck vocatur, Novæ [que] Angliæ & partis Virginiæ : accuratissima et novissima delineatio.

Novi Belgii, quod nunc Novi Jorck vocatur, Novæ [que] Angliæ & partis ...

Scale ca. 1:3,500,000. Relief shown pictorially. Appears in the author's America, London, 1670. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes ill. Vault AACR2

Virginia and Maryland as it is planted and inhabited this present year 1670 /

Virginia and Maryland as it is planted and inhabited this present year...

Oriented with north to the right. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes cartouche, portait of Augustine Herrman, text, and ill. Vault

Totius Americae nova et exacta tabula ex optimis tum geographorum tum aliorum scriptis collecta et ad hodiernam regnorum principatuum et maiorum partium distinctionem accomodata

Totius Americae nova et exacta tabula ex optimis tum geographorum tum ...

Relief shown pictorially. Also shows Iberian peninsula and west coast of Africa. Not attributable to Blaeu, but instead derived from Cornelius Danckert's 1647 map of the same title, according to Burden's The ma... more

A new map of Virginia, Maryland, and the improved parts of Pennsylvania & New Jersey.

A new map of Virginia, Maryland, and the improved parts of Pennsylvani...

Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Date and attribution from On the Map, 1983 (Figure 24). First state of map published originally in 1685 by Christopher Browne with the imprint in the cartouc... more

A map of the improved part of the Province of Pennsilvania in America : begun by Wil. Penn, Proprietary & Governour thereof anno 1681 /

A map of the improved part of the Province of Pennsilvania in America ...

Shows rural landholders' names, lot lines, and proprietary manors. Map content (as of 1687) does not differ from earlier eds. Title from upper border. Statement of dedication at upper left:To the worthey Willia... more

A mapp of ye improved part of Pensilvania in America, divided into countyes, townships, and lotts /

A mapp of ye improved part of Pensilvania in America, divided into cou...

Shows rural landholders' names and lots in Philadelphia, Chester, and Bucks Counties. First issue. Includes indexes of landholders, inset of "The city of Philadelphia, two miles in length and one in breadth," a... more

A mapp of ye improved part of Pensilvania in America, divided into countyes, townships, and lotts /

A mapp of ye improved part of Pensilvania in America, divided into cou...

Shows rural landholders' names and lots in Philadelphia, Chester, and Bucks Counties. First issue. From the Rosenwald Collection, no. 1308. Includes indexes of landholders, inset of "The City of Philadelphia, t... more

A mapp of ye improved part of Pensilvania in America, divided into countyes, townships, and lotts /

A mapp of ye improved part of Pensilvania in America, divided into cou...

Shows rural landholders' names and lots in Philadelphia, Chester, and Bucks Counties. Third issue. Includes indexes of landholders, inset of "The city of Philadelphia, two miles in length and one in breadth," a... more

America Settentrionale colle nuoue scoperte fin al'anno 1688, diuisa nelle sue parti secundo lo stato /

America Settentrionale colle nuoue scoperte fin al'anno 1688, diuisa n...

Relief shown pictorially. Shows California as an island. Appears in the author's Atlante veneto, 1691-1697. Includes notes and illustrations. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ... more

By His Excellency Benjamin Fletcher, Captain General and Governor in Chief of their Majesties Province of New-York, Province of Pennsylvania, County of New-Castle, and the Territories and tracts of land depending theron in America, and vice-admi

By His Excellency Benjamin Fletcher, Captain General and Governor in C...

Negative Photostat.; Proclamation. 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 140, Folder 5b.

Amerique septentrionale divisée en ses principales parties /

Amerique septentrionale divisée en ses principales parties /

Based on a map published by Nicolas Sanson in 1650. Latin title in upper margin: "America septentrionalis in suas praecipuas parte divisa, ad usum serenissimi Burgundiae ducis." Relief shown pictorially. Availa... more

Americam utramque : aliis correctiorem /

Americam utramque : aliis correctiorem /

Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Ferro. Dedicated to "Iacobo Boreel" by G. van Keulen. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 10-87 Vault

Plan de la va. y Fuerte Rl. de la Isla Martinica.

Plan de la va. y Fuerte Rl. de la Isla Martinica.

Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north toward the lower left. Watermarks: I. Honig; and, fleur-de-lis. Black and brown inks. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 520 Available also through t... more

America

America

Edme Bouchardon (French, Chaumont 1698–1762 Paris)

Porringer with Cover

Porringer with Cover

Possibly made in New England; Possibly made in New York, New York, United States

[Map showing Caribbean coast of Central America from Yucatan to Honduras].

[Map showing Caribbean coast of Central America from Yucatan to Hondur...

Depths shown by soundings. Pen-and-ink. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 69 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Annotated in brown ink in lower left corne... more

A Portion of New York from the Hudson River west to the Unadilla Branch of the Susquehanna River; from the Delaware River north to Fort Stanwix.

A Portion of New York from the Hudson River west to the Unadilla Branc...

Scale ca. 1:65,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor on parchment. Area is divided into the various tracts of land with the owners identified. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1079 Available also thr... more

A new map of Virginia, Maryland, and the improved parts of Pennsylvania & New Jersey.

A new map of Virginia, Maryland, and the improved parts of Pennsylvani...

Relief shown pictorially. Date and attribution from On the map, 1983. Second state of map published originally in 1685 by Christopher Browne. This state differs from the earlier one in lacking the publisher's i... more

Nov. Orbis sive America septentrionalis divisa per sua regna provinc et insul : [tabula]

Nov. Orbis sive America septentrionalis divisa per sua regna provinc e...

Escala gráfica además en "milliaria gallica com. 25 in uno gradu". Coordenadas referidas a un meridiano que no se especifica (E 200º-E 020º/N 080º-N 05º). Orientado con lis

[Map showing Caribbean coast of Central America from Belize to Honduras].

[Map showing Caribbean coast of Central America from Belize to Hondura...

Watermark: PVL [Pieter van Ley] in 1 character. Pen-and-ink and yellow. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 65 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Annotated ... more

[Map showing Caribbean coast of Central America from Belize to Nicaragua].

[Map showing Caribbean coast of Central America from Belize to Nicarag...

Depths shown by soundings. Watermark: PVL [Pieter van Ley] in 1 character. Pen-and-ink and yellow. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 67 Indexed. Available also through the Library of Congress We... more

[Map showing Caribbean coast of Central America from Belize to Nicaragua].

[Map showing Caribbean coast of Central America from Belize to Nicarag...

Depths shown by soundings. Pen-and-ink. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 66 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Annotated in brown ink in lower left margi... more

An explanation on the prospect draft of the Fort William and Mary on Piseatagua [sic] River in yr. province of New Hampshire on the continent of America

An explanation on the prospect draft of the Fort William and Mary on P...

Drawing shows Fort William and Mary on the Piscataqua River with surrounding landscape and buildings in "the town of New Castle on the Great Island"; many features are identified by letter with corresponding ke... more

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