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[Old map of Brooklyn and greater part of King's County, Long Island.

[Old map of Brooklyn and greater part of King's County, Long Island.

Scale ca. 1:82,000. Title from P. L. Phillips' A list of maps of America, p. 175. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Oriented with north to the bottom. Relief shown pictorially. In pencil: No. 32. Includes distance chart... more

A plan of St. Georges Ferry on Nassau-Island made the 10th August 1774,

A plan of St. Georges Ferry on Nassau-Island made the 10th August 1774...

Scale 1:240; 20 ft. to an in. Title on verso: St. Georges Ferry. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Watermark: J. Whatman [and a fleur-de-lis in a cross surmounted by a crown, over the letters GR] Shows wh... more

A plan of New York Island, with part of Long Island, Staten Island & east New Jersey, with a particular description of the engagement on the woody heights of Long Island, between Flatbush and Brooklyn, on the 27th of August 1776 between His Majesty's forces commanded by General Howe and the Americans under Major General Putnam, with the subsequent disposition of both armies.

A plan of New York Island, with part of Long Island, Staten Island & e...

Scale ca. 1:85,000. Hand colored. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Pictorial map. Annotated in lower right corner in pencil: 2d impression. In lower margin: An account of the... more

A plan of New York Island, with part of Long Island, Staten Island & east New Jersey, with a particular description of the engagement on the woody heights of Long Island, between Flatbush and Brooklyn, on the 27th of August 1776 between His Majesty's forces commanded by General Howe and the Americans under Major General Putnam, shewing also the landing of the British Army on New-York Island, and the taking of the city of New-York &c. on the 15th of September following, with the subsequent disposition of both the armies.

A plan of New York Island, with part of Long Island, Staten Island & e...

Scale ca. 1:85,000. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows information to Sept. 23, 1776. Pictorial map. Annotated in lower right corner in pencil: 3rd impression. Includes "Re... more

For sale, an agreeable, convenient, and valuable country seat, situated on the main road, in the pleasant, healthy and growing village of Jamaica, distant only twelve miles from New-York ... Brooklyn, Printed by Thomas Kirk [1802].

For sale, an agreeable, convenient, and valuable country seat, situate...

Signed: E. C. Genet. Jamaica, Dec. 20, 1802. (Removed from the Genet Papers).; On verso: 315842 4 F 65. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as ful... more

New York from Brooklyn

New York from Brooklyn

Bird's-eye view with Brooklyn Bridge on right. Copyright by Irving Underhill. No. D-420.

[Scene with windmill on right, Brooklyn Navy Yard to left]

[Scene with windmill on right, Brooklyn Navy Yard to left]

(DLC/PP-1995:140.256) Philadelphia Print Shop Inventory no. 256. Title from item. Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection (Library of Congress).

Plan of Forts Green, Laurence & Swift and lines of intrenchments constructed in the vicinity of Brooklyn for the defence of the city of New York.

Plan of Forts Green, Laurence & Swift and lines of intrenchments const...

Relief shown pictorially. Pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor. Oriented with north to the upper right. Handwritten annotation on recto: No. 39. "Office of Chief of Engineers, War Department. 58510 6199" on vers... more

Guann's near Fort - Swift, Brooklyn / J.R. Smith, fecit., 1817.

Guann's near Fort - Swift, Brooklyn / J.R. Smith, fecit., 1817.

Drawing shows the landscape of a rural area in Brooklyn with cattle grazing on a dirt road. Ships travel through what may be Gowanus Canal in the distance. (DLC/PP-1995:140.268) Philadelphia Print Shop Invento... more

The Bay of New York Taken from Brooklyn Heights

The Bay of New York Taken from Brooklyn Heights

William Guy Wall (Irish, Dublin 1792–after 1864 Ireland (active America))

[Obituary of Martha Williams, inscriptions from the tombstones of Martha & William Williams at Brooklyn, Connecticut cemetery. Together with an extract of a letter from Joseph May to Nathaniel F. Williams, regarding Martha Williams.] [n. p. 1822

[Obituary of Martha Williams, inscriptions from the tombstones of Mart...

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 6, Folder 12a.

Navy Yard, Brooklyn - for the Ladies' Companion / drawn by Lundie.

Navy Yard, Brooklyn - for the Ladies' Companion / drawn by Lundie.

Print shows a group of people standing on a decayed section of the docks at the Navy Yard in Brooklyn, New York. Title from item. Illus. in: The Ladies' Companion.... New York : W.W. Snowden, v. 5, (1836 July),... more

U.S. Reports: Lawrence v. McCalmont et al., 43 U.S. (2 How) 426 (1844)

U.S. Reports: Lawrence v. McCalmont et al., 43 U.S. (2 How) 426 (1844)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 43; Howard Volume 2; January Term, 1844; Susan Lawrence, Plaintiff in error, v. Robert McCalmont, Hugh McCalmont, and William Johnson Newell, Defendants

Church of the Pilgrims, Brooklyn, New York

Church of the Pilgrims, Brooklyn, New York

Frances Flora Bond Palmer (American (born England), Leicester 1812–1876 New York)

Church of the Saviour (First Unitarian Congregational), Brooklyn

Church of the Saviour (First Unitarian Congregational), Brooklyn

A view of the First Unitarian Congregational Church, erected 1844, on Pierrepont Street, near the corner of Monroe Place, Brooklyn Heights. Designed by Minard Lafever (1798-1854). Ezra Bisbee (American, born Sa... more

Brooklyn from "Pictorial History of the State of New York, etc. [Compiled from the “Historical Collections of the State of New York,” by J. W. Barber and Henry Howe, published in 1841.]"

Brooklyn from "Pictorial History of the State of New York, etc. [Compi...

This image has been taken from scan 000147 from "Pictorial History of the State of New York, etc. [Compiled from the “Historical Collections of the State of New York,” by J. W. Barber and Henry Howe, published ... more

[Grace Church (Brooklyn, New York). Rear elevation. Plan] / Rich Upjohn, arct.

[Grace Church (Brooklyn, New York). Rear elevation. Plan] / Rich Upjoh...

Architectural drawing showing rear elevation and plan of church.

[Grace Church (Brooklyn, New York). Plan] / Rich Upjohn, archt.

[Grace Church (Brooklyn, New York). Plan] / Rich Upjohn, archt.

Title devised by Library staff. Signed. No. 1. Accession box no. DLC/PP-1996:111.11.4

[Grace Church (Brooklyn, New York). Side elevation] / Rich Upjohn, arct.

[Grace Church (Brooklyn, New York). Side elevation] / Rich Upjohn, arc...

Architectural drawing showing side elevation of church. Signed. No. 2. Accession box no. DLC/PP-1996:111.11.5

[Grace Church (Brooklyn, New York). Front elevation] / Rich Upjohn.

[Grace Church (Brooklyn, New York). Front elevation] / Rich Upjohn.

Architectural drawing showing front elevation of church. Title devised by Library staff. Signed. No. 1. Accession box no. DLC/PP-1996:111.11.1

[Rules and regulations. c. 1848].

[Rules and regulations. c. 1848].

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 120, Folder 15a.

Chamberlin House, Red Hook, Brooklyn, New York (elevation entrance facade)

Chamberlin House, Red Hook, Brooklyn, New York (elevation entrance fac...

Alexander Jackson Davis (American, New York 1803–1892 West Orange, New Jersey)

Chamberlin House, Red Hook, Brooklyn, New York (plan of principal floor)

Chamberlin House, Red Hook, Brooklyn, New York (plan of principal floo...

Alexander Jackson Davis (American, New York 1803–1892 West Orange, New Jersey)

View of New York from Brooklyn Heights

View of New York from Brooklyn Heights

Frances Flora Bond Palmer (American (born England), Leicester 1812–1876 New York)

View of New York: from Brooklyn Heights

View of New York: from Brooklyn Heights

Artist: Frances F. Palmer. Currier & Ives : a catalogue raisonné / compiled by Gale Research. Detroit, MI : Gale Research, c1983, no. 6914

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

Map of the city of Brooklyn, L.I. : shewing the streets as at present existing with the buildings and the intended canal and other works : also the village of Williamsburgh /

Map of the city of Brooklyn, L.I. : shewing the streets as at present ...

Shows wards (numbered), building coverage, and lot lines. Hand colored to emphasize ward boundaries. Originally printed on 2 sheets (western/eastern). LC copy imperfect: Rubber-stamped, shellacked, brittle, dar... more

[Elaborate church interior, possibly St. Luke's in Brooklyn, New York]

[Elaborate church interior, possibly St. Luke's in Brooklyn, New York]

Perspective drawing showing interior of church.

Map of Kings and part of Queens counties, Long Island N.Y. /

Map of Kings and part of Queens counties, Long Island N.Y. /

Covers Brooklyn (Kings County) and the western part of Queens County (now part of New York City). Shows towns (townships), built-up areas, streets system in urban areas, land tracts (with owners' names/acreages... more

Brooklyn, L.I., as seen from Trinity Church, New York / painted by J.W. Hill ; Smith, Brors. del.

Brooklyn, L.I., as seen from Trinity Church, New York / painted by J.W...

Print shows piers and wharves and the dock area of the "Wall Street Ferry" looking from Trinity Church across the East River toward Brooklyn; many ships are at dock, also shows many carts and wagons, pedestrian... more

View of New York: Jersey City, Hoboken & Brooklyn

View of New York: Jersey City, Hoboken & Brooklyn

Artist: Charles Parsons. Currier & Ives : a catalogue raisonné / compiled by Gale Research. Detroit, MI : Gale Research, c1983, no. 6919

The Lullwood Bridge

The Lullwood Bridge

On mount: Prospect Park. Brooklyn, N.Y. Title from item.

Higginson's map of Kings and a large part of Queens counties : from actual surveys.

Higginson's map of Kings and a large part of Queens counties : from ac...

General-content map of the present-day borough of Brooklyn (Kings County, New York City) and the western part of Queens County (now the borough of Queens in New York City). Shows incorporated cities, towns (tow... more

"East River Bridge N.Y."

"East River Bridge N.Y."

"East River Bridge N.Y."

Charlotte Canda's monument, Greenwood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y

Charlotte Canda's monument, Greenwood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y

On mount: American Views. Peoples' Series. Title from item.

Prospect Park, Nethermead Arches,

Prospect Park, Nethermead Arches,

On mount: American Views. Brooklyn, N.Y. Title from item.

Greenwood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y., view from Ocean Hill

Greenwood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y., view from Ocean Hill

On mount: Greenwood Cemetery, Brooklyn, New-York. Title from item.

Dairy Cottage, Prospect Park

Dairy Cottage, Prospect Park

On mount: American Views. Brooklyn, N.Y. No. 49. Title from item.

Drinking fountain in shelter, Prospect Park

Drinking fountain in shelter, Prospect Park

On mount: American Views. Brooklyn, N.Y. No. 18. Title from item.

Map of the city of New York.

Map of the city of New York.

Street map of Manhattan south of 63rd Street and adjacent districts of Brooklyn (Downtown and Williamsburg). Shows ward boundaries, ward numbers, street railroads, and ferries. "Lat. 40°42ʹ40ʺN. 2°54ʹE. Long. f... more

The meteor. The meteor of July 20, as seen by J. A. Adams, Esq., at Saratoga Springs. The meteor as seen by S. P. Avery, Esq., at Brooklyn. The meteor as seen by J. M'Nevin, Esq., near Bedford, Long Island / J. M'Nevin.

The meteor. The meteor of July 20, as seen by J. A. Adams, Esq., at Sa...

Text with illustrations that show three views of a meteor that appeared on July 20, 1860. Title from item. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 4, (1860 August 4), p. 481.

Scenes in the Brooklyn Navy-Yard: Gunboat on the Stocks

Scenes in the Brooklyn Navy-Yard: Gunboat on the Stocks

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

Scenes in the Brooklyn Navy-Yard: Arrival of Cordage

Scenes in the Brooklyn Navy-Yard: Arrival of Cordage

3 men unloading ropes from 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: N... more

Reception of Col Wood--by the 14th Brooklyn Regt.--(after his return from Richmond) at Uptons Hill, Va.--Tuesday, p.m.

Reception of Col Wood--by the 14th Brooklyn Regt.--(after his return f...

Title inscribed below image. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.373) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

The Brooklyn Academy of Music - exterior

The Brooklyn Academy of Music - exterior

Print shows an exterior view of the Brooklyn Academy of Music. Title from item. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 5, no. 214 (1861 February 2), p. 77.

14th Brooklyn

14th Brooklyn

Full-length sketch of drummer. Title inscribed below image. 14th Brooklyn also known as 84th New York Infantry Regiment. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.628) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil ... more

[Unidentified sailor in Union engineer lieutenant commander's uniform] / W.E. James, photographer, 267 Fulton Street, (opposite Clinton,) Brooklyn.

[Unidentified sailor in Union engineer lieutenant commander's uniform]...

Title devised by Library staff. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2016; (DLC/PP-2016:144) Forms part of: Liljenquist Family Collection of Civil War Photographs (Library of Congress). pp/liljpaper

The Brooklyn Academy of Music - interior - opening concert on Tuesday, January 15, 1861

The Brooklyn Academy of Music - interior - opening concert on Tuesday,...

Print shows an interior view of the concert hall during a play at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. Title from item. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 5, no. 214 (1861 February 2), p. 77.

St. Patrick's holy day. Patrick Moran, Brooklyn. [c. 1861].

St. Patrick's holy day. Patrick Moran, Brooklyn. [c. 1861].

On verso: Filed April 29, 1861. 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 123, Folder 12a.

Skating carnival in Brooklyn, February 10, 1862

Skating carnival in Brooklyn, February 10, 1862

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1862 Feb. 22, p. 125.

Miller's new map of the city of New-York

Miller's new map of the city of New-York

Covers New York City (Manhattan) south of 132nd Street. Shows 1-mile radial distances from City Hall. Also covers part of Brooklyn (N.Y.), Jersey City (N.J.), and Hoboken (N.J.). Title from cover. Oriented with... more

[Paine copy of the Emancipation Proclamation. Copy 2.]

[Paine copy of the Emancipation Proclamation. Copy 2.]

Done entirely with steel pens and ordinary writing ink, by J. E. Paine, Brooklyn, New York.

Brooklyn sanitary fair, 1864. New England kitchen / lith. of A. Brown & Co. 47 Nassau St. N.Y. for Henry McCloskey's Manual of 1864.

Brooklyn sanitary fair, 1864. New England kitchen / lith. of A. Brown ...

Title from item. (DLC/PP-2001:068). Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection at the Library of Congress.

Brooklyn Sanitary Fair, 1864 Interior view of the Academy of Music, as seen from the dress circle / / Lith. of A. Brown & Co. 47 Nassau St. N.Y.

Brooklyn Sanitary Fair, 1864 Interior view of the Academy of Music, as...

Illus. in: History of the Brooklyn and Long Island Fair, February 22, 1864 / prepared and published by authority of the Executive Committee. Brooklyn : "The Union" Steam Presses, 1864, bet. pp. 32-33. Title from item.

Map of the city of Brooklyn

Map of the city of Brooklyn

General-content double-line street map of Brooklyn city (Kings County, N.Y.) showing municipal ward numbers and horsecar lines. Shows half-mile radial distances from Brooklyn city hall. Oriented with north towa... more

President A. Lincoln reading the Bible to his son / retouched and photographed by A. Berger, 285 Fulton Street, Brooklyn.

President A. Lincoln reading the Bible to his son / retouched and phot...

Photograph shows Abraham Lincoln, seated, facing right, reading to his son Tad, standing to the President's left, facing front.

Map of the city of Brooklyn

Map of the city of Brooklyn

General-content double-line street map of Brooklyn city (Kings County, N.Y.) showing municipal ward numbers and horsecar lines. Shows half-mile radial distances from Brooklyn city hall. Oriented with north towa... more

Broadway Railroad - the grand elevation of the overground railroad / designed and patented by William Hemstreet, Brooklyn.

Broadway Railroad - the grand elevation of the overground railroad / d...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1866 March 3, pp. 376-377.

40 miles around New York

40 miles around New York

Regional map emphasizing railroads and areas/names of local municipalities. Relief shown by hachures. "Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1866, by H.H. Lloyd & Co., in the Clerk's Office of the D... more

[Rules and regulations. Brooklyn. 1868].

[Rules and regulations. Brooklyn. 1868].

On verso: Filed Sept. 21. 1868. 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 127, Folder 40b.

Map of Kings County N.Y.

Map of Kings County N.Y.

Shows Kings County consisting of the City of Brooklyn and 6 rural towns (townships) with property lines and names of owners of some property tracts. Shows radial distances from City Hall (Brooklyn). Depths show... more

Prospect Park scenery, Brooklyn, N.Y

Prospect Park scenery, Brooklyn, N.Y

On mount: Stereoscopic Gems and Studies. Title from item.

New York Harbor with Brooklyn Bridge

New York Harbor with Brooklyn Bridge

G. Baker (active ca. 1870–1900)

Scoring,--coming up for the word: Little Fred, Needle Gun, Jessie Wales, Belle of Brooklyn, Old Put, and Lady Whitman

Scoring,--coming up for the word: Little Fred, Needle Gun, Jessie Wale...

Artist: John Cameron (signature on image). Currier & Ives : a catalogue raisonné / compiled by Gale Research. Detroit, MI : Gale Research, c1983, no. 5832

Rustic arbor, Prospect Park, N.Y

Rustic arbor, Prospect Park, N.Y

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

[Images of the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge (East River Bridge), New York City]

[Images of the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge (East River Bridge)...

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 14, (1870 Dec. 17), p. 812.

[3 illus. of The Graham Institution for Aged and Indigent Females, Brooklyn, N.Y.: 1. The inmates at dinner; 2. Inmate in her room; 3. Exterior]

[3 illus. of The Graham Institution for Aged and Indigent Females, Bro...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 31, no. 795 (1870 Dec. 24), p. 245. Reference copy may be in LOT 4404. Caption card tracings: Age... more

Ambergill Falls, Prospect Park

Ambergill Falls, Prospect Park

On mount: American Views. Brooklyn, N.Y. No. 15. Title from item.

Prospect Park, N.Y

Prospect Park, N.Y

Stereograph showing women sitting near water's edge in Prospect Park. On mount: American Views. Peoples' Series. Title from item.

Inside views of the East River Bridge caisson, Brooklyn, N.Y. / from sketches by our special artist.

Inside views of the East River Bridge caisson, Brooklyn, N.Y. / from s...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 31, no. 785 (1870 Oct. 15), p. 76.

Greenwood Cemetery, Arbor Water

Greenwood Cemetery, Arbor Water

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

Greenwood Cemetery

Greenwood Cemetery

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: Marian S. Carson Collection at the Library of Congress.

Charlotte Canda's Monument, Greenwood Cemetery

Charlotte Canda's Monument, Greenwood Cemetery

On mount: V.E. Naylor's Down Town Frame Depot... No. 348. Title from item. Forms part of: Marian S. Carson Collection at the Library of Congress.

Prospect Park

Prospect Park

On mount: American Views. Popular Series. Title from item.

Ambergill Falls, Prospect Park, Brooklyn

Ambergill Falls, Prospect Park, Brooklyn

No. 1, 66. Title from item.

The Carousel, Prospect Park, Brooklyn, N.Y

The Carousel, Prospect Park, Brooklyn, N.Y

Stereograph showing children and adults at carousel in Prospect Park. On mount: American Views. Peoples' Series. Title from item.

View near Dairy Cottage, Prospect Park, Brooklyn, N.Y

View near Dairy Cottage, Prospect Park, Brooklyn, N.Y

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

Zion's mission

Zion's mission

From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1870-1885 (Microfilm M 3500) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form)

Map of Kings County : with parts of  Westchester, Queens, New York & Richmond : showing farm lines, soundings, &c.

Map of Kings County : with parts of Westchester, Queens, New York & R...

Cadastral map showing lot lines, property-owners' names, and planned streets. Depths shown by contours and soundings. LC Land ownership maps, 510 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

[Bank note vignettes showing U.S. Capitol, log cabins, Brooklyn Bridge, Independence Hall, two people fishing in harbor, and New York City Hall]

[Bank note vignettes showing U.S. Capitol, log cabins, Brooklyn Bridge...

In album: Engravings of the American Banknote Company ... p. 81.

Brooklyn.

Brooklyn.

Street map of Brooklyn published for Advertising Bureau, Brooklyn City Rail Road Company. Overprinted in brown to show "Twelve Routes, 42 miles of Streets and Avenues Traversed by Cars, all Starting from Fulton... more

W. W. Richie's map of Morgan County, Indiana : from official records & actual surveys /

W. W. Richie's map of Morgan County, Indiana : from official records &...

Shows landownership. LC Land ownership maps, 160 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Inset maps: Eminence -- Martinsburg -- Centerton -- Paragon -- Cope -- West Salem -- M... more