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Commission from Pietro Lando to Pietro Pizzamano from BL Add 20916, f. 6, f. 6

Miniature of Pietro Pizzamano kneeling in prayer before a seated Virgin and Child before a green curtain, a colonade and a landscape, within a full border of interlocking gold frames containing classical armour... more

Commission from BL Add 20916, f. 22, f. 22

Miniature of an African man looking at a vision of female personifications of Venice as Justice and Truth, within an ornamental border with cartouches inscribed 'Veritas / De terra / Orta Est / Et Iustitia / De... more

La chose impossible, ou la commission des finances telle quil la faudroit pour les bien restaurer / Bunbury del. ; L.C. Ruotte sculp.

Print shows four bare-bottomed men, the ministers of finances, sitting around a table restoring their good health on the produce of other nations; as they consume the "Eau de la Plata" and "Eau du Sénégal," the... more

portrait from "A Report to the Secretary of War of the United States, on Indian affairs, comprising a narrative of a tour performed in 1820 under a commission from the President ... for the purpose of ascertaining ... the actual state of the Indian tribes in our country"

This image has been taken from scan 000010 from "A Report to the Secretary of War of the United States, on Indian affairs, comprising a narrative of a tour performed in 1820 under a commission from the Presiden... more

Le collier de fer, châtiment des fugitifs ; Nègres en commission, par un temps de pluie ; Transport de tuiles / J.B. Debret, delt. ; lith. de Thierry Frères, succ. de Engelmann & Cie.

Illustrations showing black fugitives wearing iron collars as punishment, two blacks wearing rain garments, and two slaves carrying tiles on their heads.

map from "Rapport officiel de M. de Puydt, Colonel du Génie, Chef de la Commission d'Exploration dans l'Amérique Centrale"

This image has been taken from scan 000121 from "Rapport officiel de M. de Puydt, Colonel du Génie, Chef de la Commission d'Exploration dans l'Amérique Centrale". The title and subject terms of this image hav... more

map from "Rapport officiel de M. de Puydt, Colonel du Génie, Chef de la Commission d'Exploration dans l'Amérique Centrale"

This image has been taken from scan 000123 from "Rapport officiel de M. de Puydt, Colonel du Génie, Chef de la Commission d'Exploration dans l'Amérique Centrale". The title and subject terms of this image hav... more

map from "Survey of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, executed in ... 1842 and 1843, with the intent of establishing a communication between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, and under the superintendence of a Scientific Commission appointed by ... J. de Garay"

This image has been taken from scan 000205 from "Survey of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, executed in ... 1842 and 1843, with the intent of establishing a communication between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, and... more

map from "Survey of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, executed in ... 1842 and 1843, with the intent of establishing a communication between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, and under the superintendence of a Scientific Commission appointed by ... J. de Garay"

This image has been taken from scan 000203 from "Survey of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, executed in ... 1842 and 1843, with the intent of establishing a communication between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, and... more

map from "Survey of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, executed in ... 1842 and 1843, with the intent of establishing a communication between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, and under the superintendence of a Scientific Commission appointed by ... J. de Garay"

This image has been taken from scan 000012 from "Survey of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, executed in ... 1842 and 1843, with the intent of establishing a communication between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, and... more

Prince Albert, President of the Royal Commission for the Great Exhibition

Medalist: William Wyon (British, Birmingham 1795–1851 Brighton)

map from "Personal Narrative of Explorations and Incidents in Texas, New Mexico, California, Sonora, and Chihuahua, connected with the United States and Mexican Boundary Commission, during the years 1850, '51, '52 and '53. [With plates.]"

This image has been taken from scan 000056 from volume 01 of "Personal Narrative of Explorations and Incidents in Texas, New Mexico, California, Sonora, and Chihuahua, connected with the United States and Mexic... more

Dr. Sutherland, Sanitary Commission

Dr. Sutherland, full-length portrait, facing front, wearing suit, seated at table.

First party of Boundary Commission prepared to embark at Esquimalt for the Frazer River, British Columbia

Photograph shows group portrait of members of the British North American Boundary Commission survey party at Esquimalt, Vancouver Island.

Officers - Oregon Boundary Commission

Photograph shows group portrait of the officers of the Oregon Boundary Commission survey crew: Dr. Hilary Bauerman, geologist, Capt. Robert Wolseley Haig, R.A., Lt. Samuel Anderson, R.E, Capt. Charles John Darr... more

No. 2, log huts, winter quarters of the Br. N. Am. Boundary Commission on the banks of the Columbia two miles above the Hudson Bay Cos. post at Colville

Photograph shows bird's-eye view of 15 or more log cabins near Fort Colville, Washington, with the Columbia River in the middle distance.

Officers' quarters, N. A. B'y. Com'n. [i.e., North American Boundary Commission] - Esquimalt, Vancouver Island

Photograph shows exterior view of the officers' quarters of the British North American Boundary Commission at Esquimalt on Vancouver Island.

Fort Vancouver, Hudson's Bay Co's. post, Columbia River, enclosing tents of N. A. [i.e., North American] Boundary Commission, May 1860

Photograph shows view of buildings and tents at the Hudson's Bay Company's post at Fort Vancouver, on the Columbia River. The British North American Boundary Commission survey crews arrived at Fort Vancouver in... more

Encampment of a party of the Boundary Commission, 1860

Photograph shows a stand of trees through which can be seen the tents at the camp of a British North American Boundary Commission survey crew.

Encampment of a party of the Boundary Commission

Photograph shows tents of a British North American Boundary Commission survey crew at their camp on the shore of a lake or pond.

Mule laden with casks - Boundary Commission huts, Colville, Columbia R.

Photograph shows three men with a mule with two casks tied to its back at the British North American Boundary Commission base in Colville; also shows two Boundary Commission huts.

Boundary Commission, encampment - men cutting down trees (Larix occidentalis)

Photograph shows a stand of western larch trees, some of which are being cut down, and tents at the camp of a British North American Boundary Commission survey crew.

Washington, D. C. Washington Navy Yard. First Japanese treaty commission to the U. S., 1860

Photograph shows Japanese samurai warriors posed with Navy and American representatives.

Sanitary Commission lodge, Washington, D.C.

Twelve men posed in front of Sanitary Commission lodge, Washington, D.C.