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Bow Tower.  Calgary.

Bow Tower. Calgary.

Stretching 58 storeys high into the city skyline, The Bow has set the bar for office towers in Calgary. The architectural wonder, with its diagonal ribbons of crossbracing wrapping around a semicircular glass t... 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

City in Syria from BL Royal 20 D I, f. 361v

City in Syria from BL Royal 20 D I, f. 361v

Bas-de-page miniature of siege of a city in Syria. Image taken from f. 361v of Histoire ancienne jusqu'à César, part 3 of the second redaction. Written in French.

City of Baghdad from BL Royal 19 D I, f. 64

City of Baghdad from BL Royal 19 D I, f. 64

Detail of a miniature of the city of Baghdad. Image taken from f. 64 of Historia de proeliis, translated in French as La vraie ystoire dou bon roi Alixandre, and other romances. Written in French.

Burning of a city from BL Royal 19 D I, f. 45

Burning of a city from BL Royal 19 D I, f. 45

Miniature of a city being burnt to prevent its capture by Perdiccas. Image taken from f. 45 of Historia de proeliis, translated in French as La vraie ystoire dou bon roi Alixandre, and other romances. Written in French.

Civitas (City) from BL Royal 6 E VI, f. 270v

Civitas (City) from BL Royal 6 E VI, f. 270v

Detail of a historiated initial 'O' of the New Jerusalem. Image taken from f. 270v of Omne Bonum (Circumcisio-Dona Spiritui Sancti). Written in Latin.

Surrender of a city from BL Royal 20 B XX, f. 34

Surrender of a city from BL Royal 20 B XX, f. 34

Detail of a miniature of the surrender of the keys to a city. Image taken from f. 34 of Historia de proelis in a French translation (Le Livre et le vraye hystoire du bon roy Alixandre)(index Alexandre). Written... more

Burning of a city from BL Royal 20 B XX, f. 94v

Burning of a city from BL Royal 20 B XX, f. 94v

Detail of a miniature of a city being burnt to prevent its capture by Perdiccas. Image taken from f. 94v of Historia de proelis in a French translation (Le Livre et le vraye hystoire du bon roy Alixandre)(index... more

Alexander attacking a city from BL Royal 15 E VI, f. 13

Alexander attacking a city from BL Royal 15 E VI, f. 13

Miniature of Alexander attacking a city. Image taken from f. 13 of Poems and Romances (the 'Talbot Shrewsbury book'). Written in French.

Surrender of a city of Alexander from BL Royal 15 E VI, f. 12v

Surrender of a city of Alexander from BL Royal 15 E VI, f. 12v

Detail of a miniature of the surrender of a city to Alexander. Image taken from f. 12v of Poems and Romances (the 'Talbot Shrewsbury book'). Written in French.

Alexander attacking a city from BL Royal 15 E VI, f. 13

Alexander attacking a city from BL Royal 15 E VI, f. 13

Detail of a miniature of Alexander attacking a city. Image taken from f. 13 of Poems and Romances (the 'Talbot Shrewsbury book'). Written in French.

Spanish Translation of Saint Augustine's "City of God"

Spanish Translation of Saint Augustine's "City of God"

Cano de Aranda (Spanish, active Toledo)

Siege of a Breton city from BL Royal 17 F II, f. 70

Siege of a Breton city from BL Royal 17 F II, f. 70

Detail of a miniature of a siege of a Breton city by the Roman army. Image taken from f. 70 of La grant hystoire Cesar, i.e. Les faits des Romains, with additional texts. Written in French.

Siege of a Breton city from BL Royal 17 F II, f. 70

Siege of a Breton city from BL Royal 17 F II, f. 70

Miniature of a siege of a Breton city by the Roman army, with a partial border containing the royal arms of England held by a lion. Image taken from f. 70 of La grant hystoire Cesar, i.e. Les faits des Romains,... more

Assault of a city and castle from BL Royal 20 E III, f. 30v

Assault of a city and castle from BL Royal 20 E III, f. 30v

Miniature of an assault on a city and castle. Image taken from f. 30v of Chroniques de France ou de Saint Denis (from 1108 to 1270). Written in French.

Assault on a city and castle from BL Royal 20 E III, f. 30v

Assault on a city and castle from BL Royal 20 E III, f. 30v

Detail of a miniature of an assault on a city and castle. Image taken from f. 30v of Chroniques de France ou de Saint Denis (from 1108 to 1270). Written in French.

People Fleeing a Burning City

People Fleeing a Burning City

Anonymous, French, School of Fontainebleau, 16th century

Storming a City

Storming a City

Anonymous, Italian, 16th century (Italian, active Central Italy, ca. 1550–1580)

Basilisk Supporting the Arms of the city of Basel

Basilisk Supporting the Arms of the city of Basel

Master DS (Swiss, active 1503–1515)

The Trojans Bring the Wooden Horse into Their City

The Trojans Bring the Wooden Horse into Their City

Jean Mignon (French, active 1535–ca. 1555)

Armed Three-Master Anchored Near a City from The Sailing Vessels
[Spanish ships outside Turkish? port city; man in water; another man jumping from ship. plate 3]

[Spanish ships outside Turkish? port city; man in water; another man j...

Illus. in: De Bry, Americae...1590. Reference copy may be in E141.B88. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

Cavaliers in a City Square

Cavaliers in a City Square

Jean de Saint-Igny (French, Rouen ca. 1595/1600–1647 Paris)

Unexecuted Design for the Façade of the Church of Santa Maria in Araceli in the city of Vicenza

Unexecuted Design for the Façade of the Church of Santa Maria in Arace...

Giacomo Monticolo of Vicenza (Italian, 17th century)

Plate 2: The city of Rome taken by Constable of Bourbon, from the Triumphs of Charles V

Plate 2: The city of Rome taken by Constable of Bourbon, from the Triu...

Cornelis Boel (Netherlandish, Antwerp ca. 1576–after 1621)

[Map of Mexico City and environs, showing some buildings] / Samuel Estradanus sculptist, Didac Cisneros inventor

[Map of Mexico City and environs, showing some buildings] / Samuel Est...

Engraving by Samuel Estradanus. Illus. in: Diego Cisneros' Sitio, naturaleza y propriedades dela Ciudad de Mexico (1618). Reference copy may be in Geog. File (Graphics) Mexico Mexico City. This record contains ... more

Allegory of the Foglia River with the city of Pesaro's coat of arms, frontispiece for 'Il Pesarese'

Allegory of the Foglia River with the city of Pesaro's coat of arms, f...

Simone Cantarini (Italian, Pesaro 1612–1648 Verona)

Plate 6: battery of cannons firing on a city, from 'Various Military Caprices' (Varii capricci militari)

Plate 6: battery of cannons firing on a city, from 'Various Military C...

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

Plate 6: battery of cannons firing on a city, from 'Various Military Caprices' (Varii capricci militari)

Plate 6: battery of cannons firing on a city, from 'Various Military C...

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

An Italian City with a Crowd Watching Actors in an Outdoor Theater

An Italian City with a Crowd Watching Actors in an Outdoor Theater

Hendrick Verschuring (Dutch, Gorinchem 1627–1690 near Dordrecht)

Plan of the City of Rome. Part 8 with the Castel Sant'Angelo

Plan of the City of Rome. Part 8 with the Castel Sant'Angelo

Part of the lower half of the map showing a northern part of the left bank of the city with the Castel Sant'Angelo. Antonio Tempesta (Italian, Florence 1555–1630 Rome)

Plan of the City of Rome. Part 11 with the San Pancrazio (left bank)

Plan of the City of Rome. Part 11 with the San Pancrazio (left bank)

Part of the lower half of the map of Rome. Depicted is a southern part of the city with a view of both the left bank where the San Pancrazio can be identified. In the lower margin the symbols for the first five... more

Virginia Colonial Commissioners, March 12, 1651, Articles on the Relation Between James City and Great Britain

Virginia Colonial Commissioners, March 12, 1651, Articles on the Relat...

Articles on the Relation Between James City and Great Britain