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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

America

America

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

Lion Hunt ("America")

Lion Hunt ("America")

Probably by Leonardus Quesi

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
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

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

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

Chest
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
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)

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

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

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

At the General Court of their Majesties Colony of the Massachusetts Bay in New-England, sitting in Boston by adjournment, December 10th, 1690 [An order for the granting forth of printed bills for seven thousand pounds] Cambridge: Printed by Samu

At the General Court of their Majesties Colony of the Massachusetts Ba...

Positive Photostat.; This is supposed to be the first emission of paper money in the colonies.; Paper money. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as... more

At a General Court for their Majesties Colony of the Massachusetts Bay in New-England, sitting at Boston, upon adjournment, December 22th, 1691 [A proclamation relating to various matters] [Cambridge Printed by Bartholomew Green 1691].

At a General Court for their Majesties Colony of the Massachusetts Bay...

Incomplete. p. 2 wanting.; Positive 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... more

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

Porringer with Cover

Porringer with Cover

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

Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin

Medalist: Jean-Baptiste Nini (Italian, Urbino 1717–1786 Chaumont-sur-Loire)

America

America

Edme Bouchardon (French, Chaumont 1698–1762 Paris)

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

Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin

Medalist: Jean-Baptiste Nini (Italian, Urbino 1717–1786 Chaumont-sur-Loire)

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

Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin

Probably François Marie Suzanne (French, active 1751–1802)

Portrait of Benjamin Franklin

Portrait of Benjamin Franklin

After Louis de Carmontelle (French, Paris 1717–1806 Paris)

Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin

Medalist: Jean-Baptiste Nini (Italian, Urbino 1717–1786 Chaumont-sur-Loire)

Fireback
Hinge from the Hendrick Smit House

Hinge from the Hendrick Smit House

Made in Ulster County, New York, United States

Box
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

Box
A new mapp of East and West New Jarsey [sic] : being an exact survey /

A new mapp of East and West New Jarsey [sic] : being an exact survey /

Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. See Report of the Library of Congress for 1917, p. 56. Vault

Locket

Locket

Made in Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Armchair
Desk
Cupboard

Cupboard

Made in New England, United States

Side Chair
Cupboard
America
Desk

Desk

Made in New England, United States

Table
Armchair

Armchair

Made in New England, United States

Table

Table

Possibly made in Pennsylvania, United States

Side Chair
Side Chair

Side Chair

Made in United States

Side Chair

Side Chair

Made in Massachusetts, United States

A compleat description of the province of Carolina in 3 parts : 1st, the improved part from the surveys of Maurice Mathews & Mr. John Love : 2ly, the west part by Capt. Tho. Nairn : 3ly, a chart of the coast from Virginia to Cape Florida /

A compleat description of the province of Carolina in 3 parts : 1st, t...

Shows coastal area from North Carolina to Florida. Relief shown pictorially. Depth shown by soundings. Prime meridian: Charles Town. Mounted on cloth. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ... more

Easy chair