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The Scott Monument under Construction

The Scott Monument under Construction

Robert Adamson, David Octavius Hill..1843..Accession no. PGP HA 424 .Medium Calotype print .Size 20.10 x 14.90 cm .Credit Provenance unknown..For more information please select here ( http://www.nationalgalleri... more

John Currie - Mauretania

John Currie - Mauretania

This photograph is taken in Canada Dock in Liverpool, 1909. The gentleman in uniform is “Mauretania’s” first Chief Engineer, John Currie. ..RMS MAURETANIA was one of the most famous ships ever built on Tyneside... more

Noah kneeling before God at left, the construction of the ark underway beyond, from a series of engravings made for the first edition of the 'Liber Genesis'

Noah kneeling before God at left, the construction of the ark underway...

Crispijn de Passe the Elder (Netherlandish, Arnemuiden 1564–1637 Utrecht)

[Surface and substrata layers of Roman road construction]

[Surface and substrata layers of Roman road construction]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Le antichità romane / opera di Giambatista Piranesi. Roma : Nella stamperia di A. Rotilj, 1756. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western techno... more

Extrait de la carte hollandise representant la colonie de Surinam : sur le quel on a marque les voyages qu'a fait dans cette colonie Mr. Malonet, commissaire général de la marine, ordonateur à Cayenne dans les mois de juillet et d'aoust 1777 et dans la construction du quel extrait on a employé pour la partie hollandaise les corrections et les additions qui ont été fournies sur les lieux à Mr. Malouet et pour le cours du Maroni, les opérations et les relevés faits en différents temps par des officiers de la colonie de Cayenne /

Extrait de la carte hollandise representant la colonie de Surinam : su...

Cadastral map of eastern coast of Suriname. Relief shown by shading. Printed label with tab mounted on verso: Ch. Picquet, géographe ordinaire du roi et S.A.S. Monseigr. le Duc d'Orléans. A Paris Quai de Conti ... more

A Diving Machine on a New Construction

A Diving Machine on a New Construction

Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London)

Construction in Progress (Images of Spain Album, 46)

Construction in Progress (Images of Spain Album, 46)

Goya (Francisco de Goya y Lucientes) (Spanish, Fuendetodos 1746–1828 Bordeaux)

Radrau de bois de construction ; Charrot de bois de charpente

Radrau de bois de construction ; Charrot de bois de charpente

Print shows a large wooden raft and a horse-drawn cart loaded with lumber. Lithograph by Thierry freres. Illus. in: Jean Debret. Voyage pittoresque et historique au Brésil... Paris,1834-1839, Pl. 40. Reference... more

Nelson's Column under Construction, Trafalgar Square

Nelson's Column under Construction, Trafalgar Square

William Henry Fox Talbot (British, Dorset 1800–1877 Lacock)

A.- No. 75. Revision. State of New Jersey. An act relative to the construction of certain words in public statutes. [1846?].

A.- No. 75. Revision. State of New Jersey. An act relative to the cons...

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 99, Folder 65c.

Edinburgh from the Castle

Edinburgh from the Castle

James Ross and John Thompson..About 1850..Accession no. PGP R 201 .Medium Albumen print .Size 17 x 24.6 cm .Credit Gift of Mrs. Riddell in memory of Peter Fletcher Riddell 1985..For more information please sele... more

Monolith for columns, Capitol extension

Monolith for columns, Capitol extension

Photograph showing a 14 ton column being transported on a six wheel wagon drawn by oxen for an addition to the Capitol. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 33. Title from item. Reference copy in L... more

Tunnel vid Bränninge under byggnad, 1850-tal.

Tunnel vid Bränninge under byggnad, 1850-tal.

Tunnel vid Bränninge under byggnad, 1850-tal.

Karnak (Thèbes) - palais - construction de granit - pilier sculpté, au point P / Félix Teynard.

Karnak (Thèbes) - palais - construction de granit - pilier sculpté, au...

Detail showing hieroglyphics and sculpture on carved granite pillar in the main temple as seen from "point P" (see map, pl. 42 bis). Illus. in: Égypte et Nubie : sites et monuments les plus intéressants pour l'... more

Esneh (Latopolis) - construction ensablée - architrave, futs et chapiteaux / Félix Teynard.

Esneh (Latopolis) - construction ensablée - architrave, futs et chapit...

Detail view of columns showing architrave and capitals, at Isnā, Egypt.

Karnak (Thèbes) - palais - construction de granit - decoration sculptée et peinte, au point R / Félix Teynard.

Karnak (Thèbes) - palais - construction de granit - decoration sculpté...

Detail showing granite structure with carved and painted decoration in the main temple as seen from "point R" (see map, pl. 42 bis). Illus. in: Égypte et Nubie : sites et monuments les plus intéressants pour l'... more

Louksor (Thèbes) - construction postérieure - galeries parallèles / Félix Teynard.

Louksor (Thèbes) - construction postérieure - galeries parallèles / Fé...

Courtyard of Amenhotep III showing columns topped with the closed blossoms of papyrus, Luxor (Thebes), Egypt. Illus. in: Égypte et Nubie : sites et monuments les plus intéressants pour l'étude de l'art et de l'... more

Esneh (Latopolis) - construction ensablée - paroi extérieure - corniche et sculptures / FT [monogram] Félix Teynard.

Esneh (Latopolis) - construction ensablée - paroi extérieure - cornich...

Detail view of wall showing cornice and carvings at Isnā, Egypt. Illus. in: Égypte et Nubie : sites et monuments les plus intéressants pour l'étude de l'art et de l'histoire / Félix Teynard. Paris : Goupil et C... more

Louksor (Thèbes) - construction antérieure - pylône, colosses et obélisque / Félix Teynard.

Louksor (Thèbes) - construction antérieure - pylône, colosses et obéli...

Ruins showing pylons, colossuses, and obelisk, Luxor (Thebes), Egypt. Illus. in: Égypte et Nubie : sites et monuments les plus intéressants pour l'étude de l'art et de l'histoire / Félix Teynard. Paris : Goupil... more

[Bridge under construction - Cabin John Bridge]

[Bridge under construction - Cabin John Bridge]

Photograph. This record contains unverified data from caption card.

[Column being raised into setting during construction of U.S. Post Office]

[Column being raised into setting during construction of U.S. Post Off...

Photograph. This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Diagram for construction of flooring/steps of entrance to U.S. Capitol

Diagram for construction of flooring/steps of entrance to U.S. Capitol

U.S. Capitol (drawing). This record contains unverified data from caption card.

[Bridge under construction]

[Bridge under construction]

Photograph. This record contains unverified data from caption card.

[Four men on a hill overlooking a construction site with a lamp post]

[Four men on a hill overlooking a construction site with a lamp post]

Photograph. This record contains unverified data from caption card.

[Seven men on a bridge construction]

[Seven men on a bridge construction]

Photograph. This record contains unverified data from caption card.

[Crane on construction site at edge of river]

[Crane on construction site at edge of river]

Photograph. This record contains unverified data from caption card.

U.S. Reports: Chouteau v. Molony, 57 U.S. (16 How.) 203 (1854)

U.S. Reports: Chouteau v. Molony, 57 U.S. (16 How.) 203 (1854)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 57; Howard Volume 16; December Term, 1853; Henry Chouteau, Plaintiff in error, v. Patrick Molony

Sketch of a house in the streets at Boston Mass: being raised from its foundations for the purpsoe of permanent elevation

Sketch of a house in the streets at Boston Mass: being raised from its...

Drawing shows a three-story house in Boston, raised off its foundations on stones and logs to increase its elevation. Wallis was a British Commissioner from the Foreign Office to the United States in 1853. Orig... more

Louksor (Thèbes).  Construction Centrale - Grande Colonnade
View of Washington Monument as it now appears Leslie, sc

View of Washington Monument as it now appears Leslie, sc

Print shows the incomplete monument in Washington, D.C., with construction underway. Illus. in: Gleason's pictorial drawing room companion (1854 Jan. 7), p. 12. Title from item. Reference copy in LOT 4386-33.

Vue de face du balcon avant l'entière construction de la place

Vue de face du balcon avant l'entière construction de la place

Louis-Pierre-Théophile Dubois de Nehaut (French, active Belgium, 1799–1872)

[Construction for the Universal Exhibition of 1855]

[Construction for the Universal Exhibition of 1855]

Bertsch et D'Arnaud (French, active 1850s)

Capitol construction, from north west. Progressive view of dome, no. 1

Capitol construction, from north west. Progressive view of dome, no. 1

Photograph showing beginning stages of adding the dome to the Capitol. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 19. Title from item. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

[Construction site for the United States Treasury Building, Washington, D.C.]

[Construction site for the United States Treasury Building, Washington...

Workmen in excavation pit at Treasury Building construction site; hoist is in foreground. Illus. in: Views of the Treasury Building, plate 9. Microfilm in LOT 12364.

[Construction of the United States Treasury Building, Washington, D.C.]

[Construction of the United States Treasury Building, Washington, D.C....

Construction equipment and ox teams hauling wagons loaded with stone at the Treasury Building construction site.

[Construction of the United States Treasury Building, Washington, D.C.]

[Construction of the United States Treasury Building, Washington, D.C....

Illus. in: Views of the Treasury Building, plate 7. Microfilm in LOT 12364.

[Construction of the United States Treasury Building, Washington, D.C., during initial stages]

[Construction of the United States Treasury Building, Washington, D.C....

Construction equipment on the site for the U.S. Treasury building. Illus. in: Views of the Treasury Building, plate 1. Microfilm in LOT 12364.

[Construction equipment on site for the United States Treasury Building, Washington, D.C., during initial stages]

[Construction equipment on site for the United States Treasury Buildin...

Illus. in: Views of the Treasury Building, plate 3. Microfilm in LOT 12364.

[Construction equipment in excavation at site for the United States Treasury Building, Washington, D.C.]

[Construction equipment in excavation at site for the United States Tr...

Illus. in: Views of the Treasury Building, plate 5. Microfilm in LOT 12364.

[Construction of the United States Treasury Building, Washington, D.C.]

[Construction of the United States Treasury Building, Washington, D.C....

Illus. in: Views of the Treasury Building, plate 4. Microfilm in LOT 12364.

[Construction of the United States Treasury Building, Washington, D.C., during initial stages]

[Construction of the United States Treasury Building, Washington, D.C....

Illus. in: Views of the Treasury Building, plate 2. Microfilm in LOT 12364.

Photograph of the Capitol Building Under Construction in Washington, DC

Photograph of the Capitol Building Under Construction in Washington, D...

Photographs of Federal and Other Buildings in the United States

[Construction of the United States Treasury Building, Washington, D.C., showing construction equipment and building materials]

[Construction of the United States Treasury Building, Washington, D.C....

Illus. in: Views of the Treasury Building, plate 26. Microfilm in LOT 12364.

Raising and setting monolithic column, Genl. P.O. Building

Raising and setting monolithic column, Genl. P.O. Building

Photograph showing construction of the north facade of the General Post Office building in Washington, D.C. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 139. Title from item. Notations: Gen. Meigs; north f... more

[Construction of the United States Treasury Building, Washington, D.C.]

[Construction of the United States Treasury Building, Washington, D.C....

Illus. in: Views of the Treasury Building, plate 28. Microfilm in LOT 12364.

[Construction of the United States Treasury Building, Washington, D.C., showing construction equipment and building materials]

[Construction of the United States Treasury Building, Washington, D.C....

Illus. in: Views of the Treasury Building, plate 18. Microfilm in LOT 12364.

Genl. P.O. Building

Genl. P.O. Building

Photograph showing construction of the east face and north faces of the General Post Office building in Washington, D.C.

North wing, east front. Traversing crane for construction of connecting corridors

North wing, east front. Traversing crane for construction of connectin...

In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 35. Title from item. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

Construction for supporting ceiling of Senate chamber, n. wing

Construction for supporting ceiling of Senate chamber, n. wing

Photograph showing scaffolding and pipes during the construction of the Capitol. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 51. Title from item. Notations: Scaffold not removed; curved pipes contain gas;... more

Le ballon de cuivre, qui doit incessamment s'élever dans les airs est visible en ce moment dans les ateliers de construction, Impasse du Maine, no. 10, près le chemin de fer de la Rive gauche ...

Le ballon de cuivre, qui doit incessamment s'élever dans les airs est ...

Text-only broadside announcing the public viewing of a copper balloon, at Impasse du Maine, Paris.

[Construction of the south wing of the Treasury building]

[Construction of the south wing of the Treasury building]

Photograph shows construction of the south wing of the Treasury building from the east side. Title from item. Blind stamp on mount: Reynolds's Bristolboard. Attributed to Walker based on date, subject matter, a... more

S.W. view of excavations, south Treasury extension (Rear of the present State Department building, on the right of picture)

S.W. view of excavations, south Treasury extension (Rear of the presen...

Photograph shows construction of the basement in the south wing of the Treasury building. Title from item. Blind stamp on mount: Reynolds's Bristolboard. Attributed to Walker based on date, subject matter, and ... more

Ballon de cuivre. Ateliers de construction, impasse du Maine, no. 10, près le chemin de fer de la rive gauche. Tous les jours de 9 heures a 6 heures ...

Ballon de cuivre. Ateliers de construction, impasse du Maine, no. 10, ...

Admission ticket to an exhibition of a copper balloon in Paris in the late 1850s. Title from item. Text continues: "Cette machine aérostatique, de forme sphérique, de 10 mètres de diamètre, complètement en cuiv... more

[Construction of the United States Treasury Building, Washington, D.C.]

[Construction of the United States Treasury Building, Washington, D.C....

Construction equipment and workers at the Treasury Building construction site; in background are residential dwellings. Illus. in: Views of the Treasury Building, plate 16. Microfilm in LOT 12364.

Raising a monolithic column. Genl. P.O. Building, north facade

Raising a monolithic column. Genl. P.O. Building, north facade

Photograph showing column being hoisted up during the construction of the General Post Office building in Washington, D.C. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 73. Title from item. Reference copy i... more

Genl. Post Office

Genl. Post Office

Photograph showing construction of the east and north faces of the General Post Office building in Washington, D.C. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 141. Title from item. Reference copy in LOT ... more

[Construction of the United States Treasury Building, Washington, D.C., showing construction of the front steps]

[Construction of the United States Treasury Building, Washington, D.C....

Illus. in: Views of the Treasury Building, plate 44. Microfilm in LOT 12364.

[Construction of the United States Treasury Building, Washington, D.C.]

[Construction of the United States Treasury Building, Washington, D.C....

Illus. in: Views of the Treasury Building, plate 38. Microfilm in LOT 12364.

[Construction of the United States Treasury Building, Washington, D.C., showing construction of the front steps]

[Construction of the United States Treasury Building, Washington, D.C....

Illus. in: Views of the Treasury Building, plate 43. Microfilm in LOT 12364.

[Construction of the United States Treasury Building, Washington, D.C., showing construction of the front steps]

[Construction of the United States Treasury Building, Washington, D.C....

Illus. in: Views of the Treasury Building, plate 42. Microfilm in LOT 12364.

[Capitol construction work]

[Capitol construction work]

Photograph showing a yard with barn and building materials; two horses pull a wagon into the barn.

New Pennsylvania Hospital for the Insane, building, Pa.

New Pennsylvania Hospital for the Insane, building, Pa.

Stereograph showing the Pennsylvania Hospital for the Insane under construction, with many workers posing in foreground. Langenheim's American Stereoscopic Views. Blind stamp: Langenheim. Inscribed on verso: Me... more

[Construction of the United States Treasury Building, Washington, D.C.]

[Construction of the United States Treasury Building, Washington, D.C....

Illus. in: Views of the Treasury Building, plate 37. Microfilm in LOT 12364.

Perspective, east front, looking south

Perspective, east front, looking south

Photograph showing beginning phase of adding dome to Capitol. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 37. Title devised by Library staff. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

The construction of the Washington national monument, after a suspension of several years, is about to be resumed ... [Washington, D. C. 1859].

The construction of the Washington national monument, after a suspensi...

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 203, Folder 28.

[West front of the United States Capitol, with the new cast-iron dome under construction. In the foregrd. is the Tiber Creek or Washington City Canal and the octagonal greenhouse for the Botanic Garden]

[West front of the United States Capitol, with the new cast-iron dome ...

Vintage salt print from the personal photographic album of Montgomery Meigs. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Geogr.; Canals; Greenhouses.

[Five men digging]

[Five men digging]

Title devised. Formerly Waud no. B-12. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.777) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

[Construction of Capitol dome]

[Construction of Capitol dome]

In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 49. Title devised by Library staff. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

Plan of Fort St. Philip, Louisiana

Plan of Fort St. Philip, Louisiana

This drawing includes a table showing construction of the garrison in time of war to sustain a siege and an estimation of the cost for construction. "Fortifications Map File" Plans of Military Forts

[Construction of the United States Treasury Building, Washington, D.C., showing construction of the front steps and columns]

[Construction of the United States Treasury Building, Washington, D.C....

Illus. in: Views of the Treasury Building, plate 47. Microfilm in LOT 12364.

Stereobild av två män vid byggande av timmerhus.

Stereobild av två män vid byggande av timmerhus.

Stereobild av två män vid byggande av timmerhus.

[Construction of the U.S. Capitol Dome]

[Construction of the U.S. Capitol Dome]

Source unknown. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card, with subsequent revisions. Title devised by Library staff. Caption card tracings: DC, Wash. US C- ext. Dome; DC, Wash. US Capitol ext... more

[Construction of Treasury Building, Washington, D.C. With oxen in foreground on south side]

[Construction of Treasury Building, Washington, D.C. With oxen in fore...

Illus. in: Views of the Treasury Building. Microfilm in LOT 12364.

Järnvägsbro under byggnad

Järnvägsbro under byggnad

Järnvägsbro under byggnad

West front of Capitol, vii, peristyle complete

West front of Capitol, vii, peristyle complete

Photograph showing the Capitol dome under construction, with canal in foreground. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 39. Title from item. Notations: Public gardens or Mall; C&O Canal; Goose Creek... more

[A hoist for ship building]

[A hoist for ship building]

Steamship in background. Title devised. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.631) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.