Detail of a miniature of Vulcan finding his wife in bed with Mars; he ties their feet together. Image taken from f. 122v of Roman de la Rose (index Romance of the Rose). Written in French.
Detail of a miniature of Vulcan chaining his wife Venus and Mars together after finding them in bed together, in 'L'Épître Othéa'. Image taken from f. 121 of Various works (also known as 'The Book of the Queen'... More
Scale ca. 1:5,000. "Pa. 148" under brown edging. Insets: The course of Mississipi River, from Bayagoulas to the sea [ca. 1:800,000]--The east mouth of the Mississipi, with the plan of Fort la Balise which defen... More
Scale ca. 1:506,880. Title from LC's Trails bibliography, no. 131. Hand colored. LC copy annotated in ink to show additional roads and place-names. Appears in American Philosophical Society Transaction. 1771. v... More
Positive Photostat. 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 143, Folder 18.
Escala gráfica de 10 millas estatutarias inglesas de 69 1/2 al grado [= 12,1 cm]. Coordenadas referidas al meridiano de Londres (O 1°03'30''--O 2°02'10''/N 53°31'30''--N 52°40'00'')
Photograph shows aerial view of the mouth of the Grand Canal in Venice, Italy, with the Church of Santa Maria della Salute and the Church of the Redentore.
Relief shown by hachures. Also covers county of Oxfordshire and adjacent regions. Statement of dedication at upper right: To the Vice Chancellor ... in the University of Oxford ... this map is most respectfully... More
Relief shown by hachures. Also covers Louisville (Ky.) and vicinity. Text printed on separate sheet attached to main sheet at bottom. Includes text with indexed references. Insets: Plan of the work below L incl... More
Print shows three views of a bridge over a canal, side view, end view, and overhead view. Title from item. Printed on upper right corner: Plate VI. (DLC/PP-2001:068). Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection ... More
Positive Photostat. 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 115, Folder 3.
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
Information from accompanying cards: With a splendid fore-edge painting, depicting The Grand Canal of Venice, with gondolas in the foreground and buildings in the background. Courtesy of Boston Public Library
Hand col. Includes text "Canal guide, for the tourist and traveller," statistical tables, and profiles of the Erie and Champlain Canals. LC copy signed in pencil: George Augustus Quant, Capt. H. Foster. Availab... More
Election ticket with image of a primitive locomotive pulling two freight cars. Title appears as it is written on the item. Published in: American political prints, 1766-1876 / Bernard F. Reilly. Boston : G.K. H... More
On verso: Erie Junction Canal Directory, Filed April 7, 1828. 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
Covers northern part of Mall between 15th and 17th streets N.W., not the present location of the Tidal Basin. Also shows "Canal" and "Proposed canal." Photocopy of ms. map in LC Manuscript Division. LC copy ann... More
One of the earliest general maps of the eastern United States showing railroads in operation. The working lines are in blue, proposed lines are in green. Canals are shown in red and yellow. [From published bibl... More
Important early map of the United States. Includes drainage, canals, and cities and towns. Contains route profiles for the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, the Columbia Railroad, Pa., and the Massachusetts railroad... More
Shows longitude west from Greenwich and Washington. "Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1835, by S. Augustus Mitchell ..." The paper edition of this map appears in Bishop Davenport's A New Gazett... More
The earliest general map to show the South Carolina Canal and Rail Road Company's line which began in Charleston, S.C. It was completed to Hamburg, S.C., in 1833. Its 136 miles of track were then the longest in... More