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Drawing, Iceberg Fantasy, probably 1859 (CH 18200911-2)

Drawing, Iceberg Fantasy, probably 1859 (CH 18200911-2)

A canal of water separates a small glacier/iceberg in the right foreground from those filling the left foreground and the right central plane. A valley of a kind is shown at left.

Drawing, A proposed church, 1890–1900 (CH 18430171)

Drawing, A proposed church, 1890–1900 (CH 18430171)

Design for a church with steeple and cross. Public domain photograph of church architecture design drawing, building plan, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Drawing, A Road into the Woods, 1850–60 (CH 18199733)

Drawing, A Road into the Woods, 1850–60 (CH 18199733)

Horizontal sheet with a road sloping downward and turning to the right into a dense wood, with dapples of sunlight visible on its surface.

Drawing, Cloudy sky over mountain ranges (CH 18190871)
Drawing, Cloudy sky, full moon, possibly 1865–66 (CH 18192275)

Drawing, Cloudy sky, full moon, possibly 1865–66 (CH 18192275)

Public domain photograph of 19th-century vintage card, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Drawing, Cloudy sky, hillside, 1870 (CH 18191633-2)
Drawing, Cloudy sky, possibly 1873 (CH 18203729)
Drawing, Coast of Grand Manan Island, Canada, August or September 1851 (CH 18200265)

Drawing, Coast of Grand Manan Island, Canada, August or September 1851...

Dark cliffs at right; small cove with rock and branch-strewn beach in foreground. Gray skies over still water at left. Small boat with a standing figure with what appears to be a dog, at center close to horizon line.

Drawing, Coast of Nova Scotia, Cape Breton, Cape North, July 15, 1859 (CH 18203205)
Drawing, Costume Design- Night Light, for Ziegfeld Follies of 1920, 1920 (CH 18472565)

Drawing, Costume Design- Night Light, for Ziegfeld Follies of 1920, 19...

Vertical format. Figure of a woman standing in left profile wearing a tall peaked cone-shaped black hat covered with a veil which covers her entirely and forms a train. She holds a lantern with a long chain. Fu... More

Drawing, Cotopaxi between Machachi and Talunga, June 19, 1857 (CH 18193805)
Drawing, Courtyard of a Medieval Manor, ca. 1889 (CH 18610761-2)

Drawing, Courtyard of a Medieval Manor, ca. 1889 (CH 18610761-2)

Courtyard of a medieval manor. Flight of steps leads up to an open gallery, where a figure stands ready to receive a bucket which is being raised on a hoist by a man.

Drawing, Design for a Book Cover, ca. 1891–1892 (CH 18569051)

Drawing, Design for a Book Cover, ca. 1891–1892 (CH 18569051)

On greenish ground, in upper half a cartouche in dark blue framed by gold curls, leaves.

Drawing, Design for a Fan, 1894 (CH 18397857)

Drawing, Design for a Fan, 1894 (CH 18397857)

Design for a fan. Horizontal rectangle: A leaf and grape pattern, outlined in gold, against a neutral green background. Vertical crease, a student in the Woman's Art School, Cooper Union, Graduate-art, day, 1896

Drawing, Design for a small library- front elevation, section, plan, ca. 1905 (CH 18397755-2)

Drawing, Design for a small library- front elevation, section, plan, c...

Front elevation, above, of a small building in the classical style, standing on a podium. Center, a section through a side elevation, showing the vestibule, delivery room, and Stack room. Plan, below, and detai... More

Drawing, Design for a Wrought Iron Light Fixture, ca. 1894 (CH 18397819)

Drawing, Design for a Wrought Iron Light Fixture, ca. 1894 (CH 1839781...

Vertical rectangle. A hanging fixture, suspended from a wall-bracket.

Drawing, Design for Light in Chapter Room, Carnegie Hall, New York, NY, ca. 1890 (CH 18733235)

Drawing, Design for Light in Chapter Room, Carnegie Hall, New York, NY...

Tall lunette window of blue and yellow glass with central petals in pink.

Drawing, Design for Stained Glass Memorial Window to Thomas J. Post, 1919 (CH 18458637-2)

Drawing, Design for Stained Glass Memorial Window to Thomas J. Post, 1...

Vertical rectangle depicting an angel that holds a torch in his right hand, and rests his left hand on a shield bearing the inscription: "THOM. J. POST AT REST AFTER A LONG LIFE OF INDUSTRY THRIFT AND SOBRIETY".

Drawing, Design for Stained Glass Windows- Chamber Music Hall, Carnegie Hall, New York, NY, late 19th century (CH 18733229)

Drawing, Design for Stained Glass Windows- Chamber Music Hall, Carnegi...

Rectangular glass window in yellow and blue; at center four petals; above, lunette in multicolored glasses with blue and pink.

Drawing, Design for stained glass, late 19th century (CH 18733257)

Drawing, Design for stained glass, late 19th century (CH 18733257)

Horizontal window of green and yellow framed with burgundy, containing yellow circles.

Drawing, Design for stained glass, late 19th century (CH 18733327)

Drawing, Design for stained glass, late 19th century (CH 18733327)

Chartreuse trellis with burgundy flowers. Public domain photograph of stained glass window, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Drawing, Design for stained glass, late 19th century (CH 18733329)

Drawing, Design for stained glass, late 19th century (CH 18733329)

Design in vertical format of chartreuse and light blue geometric pattern.

Drawing, Designs of sailing ships, a wooden cabin, a jetty and a sailboat, landscape, 1850–51 (CH 18193389-2)

Drawing, Designs of sailing ships, a wooden cabin, a jetty and a sailb...

Top center and right: thirteen designs of sailing ships in various scales. Second row: a wooden cabin to which a scaffolding, with a cloth hanging over it, is fastened; a wooden promontory. Bottom row: a jetty,... More

Drawing, Distant View of Damascus, Syria, 1868 (CH 18200323)

Drawing, Distant View of Damascus, Syria, 1868 (CH 18200323)

Landscape view across two pages, A showing slightly less than two thirds. Hills form the banks of a valley with trees and water which wind toward right in the central middle distance. A plateau and hills form t... More

Drawing, Distant View of Damascus, Syria, May 7, 1868 (CH 18200317-2)

Drawing, Distant View of Damascus, Syria, May 7, 1868 (CH 18200317-2)

Landscape view across two pages, A showing slightly less than two thirds. Hills form the banks of a valley with trees and water which wind toward right in the central middle distance. A plateau and hills form t... More

Drawing, Distant view of north side of the Acropolis, 1869 (CH 18202753)
Drawing, Dove Houses; Verso- Granary, February 21, 1890 (CH 18191537-2)
Drawing, Dunes, 1844 (CH 18194535)

Drawing, Dunes, 1844 (CH 18194535)

Verso: boy on a Rock, Sheep-Dog Public domain photograph - drawing of dog, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description Public domain photograph - painting of dog, free to use, no copyrig... More

Drawing, Ecuador ., mountain plateau with hut, 1890 (CH 18200009)

Drawing, Ecuador ., mountain plateau with hut, 1890 (CH 18200009)

Horizontal rectangle. A valley leading toward a high mountain in the background. A hut is shown in the central middle distance. Grazing cattle, and in the right foreground, a donkey.

Drawing, Elevation and Plan of a Country House, March 5, 1781 (CH 18449347)

Drawing, Elevation and Plan of a Country House, March 5, 1781 (CH 1844...

Elevation of a single-storied house with a classical central portico and two flanking wings, with oval windows in the pediments. Arcades join the wings with the central block. Below, a plan of the house.

Drawing, Figure studies by the surf, possibly 1857–58 (CH 18193583)
Drawing, figure study- design for a fountain, ca. 1890 (CH 18404465)

Drawing, figure study- design for a fountain, ca. 1890 (CH 18404465)

Vertical rectangle. The nude figure of a boy, standing, seen from the back. The arms are uplifted, the hands indicated briefly. Basin on boy's head, and pedestal, suggested.

Drawing, Figures, church; Verso- Figure; landscape, 1890–93 (CH 18192999-2)
Drawing, Floating Iceberg, July 16, 1859 (CH 18197517)

Drawing, Floating Iceberg, July 16, 1859 (CH 18197517)

Seascape drawing depicting an iceberg at top left of sheet.

Drawing, Floating Icebergs, 1859 (CH 18201329-2)

Drawing, Floating Icebergs, 1859 (CH 18201329-2)

Seascape with visible white icebergs floating on dark gray expanse of water.

Drawing, Floating Icebergs, July 2, 1859 (CH 18196343)

Drawing, Floating Icebergs, July 2, 1859 (CH 18196343)

At upper left, sketch of coastline. At upper right, view of an iceberg in the foreground and another in the right background

Drawing, Floating Icebergs, June or July 1859 (CH 18201275)

Drawing, Floating Icebergs, June or July 1859 (CH 18201275)

Seven sketches of floating icebergs on a single sheet in two vertical rows. At top left, a part of an iceberg. At top right, a dissolving iceberg. At bottom center and bottom right, the same iceberg shown from ... More

Drawing, Floor Plan of a Building (Verso of -1), May 3, 1783 (CH 18451261)

Drawing, Floor Plan of a Building (Verso of -1), May 3, 1783 (CH 18451...

Verso contains faint graphite sketch of a domed, porticoed structure. Public domain photograph of 18th-century painting, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Drawing, Four Cows Grazing in a Pasture, ca. 1855–60 (CH 18175171)

Drawing, Four Cows Grazing in a Pasture, ca. 1855–60 (CH 18175171)

Four cows (one on the ground, one facing the viewer and two grazing) in a grassy pasture with trees on either side.

Drawing, Four Rowboats with Children, 1873 (CH 18173811)

Drawing, Four Rowboats with Children, 1873 (CH 18173811)

Horizontal scene of four rowboats with children at sea. Center boat is seen from the bow, two boats to the left of the center boat are seen full-length, and one full-length to the right.

Drawing, Front Elevation Proposal, J. Pierpont Morgan Library, New York, 1899–1900 (CH 18570135-2)

Drawing, Front Elevation Proposal, J. Pierpont Morgan Library, New Yor...

Warren prepared designs for J.P. Morgan's Library, to be located at 36th St. and Madison Ave. His scheme included a richly sculpted pavilion with a large circular hall with radiating reading rooms and offices.

Drawing, Garden, House, Cuautla; Verso- Church, Barn, Cuautla, February 1885 (CH 18191297-2)

Drawing, Garden, House, Cuautla; Verso- Church, Barn, Cuautla, Februar...

Public domain photograph of church building, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Drawing, Girl Seated on a Porch Step, 1879 (CH 18175345)

Drawing, Girl Seated on a Porch Step, 1879 (CH 18175345)

Vertical view of a girl sitting on a porch step and holding with her arms a column, as her head turns to her left.

Drawing, Head; Verso- Inscriptions, December 1883 (CH 18194219)
Drawing, Hearst School for Girls- The Elevation of the Main Building, 1896 or 1897 (CH 18570143-2)

Drawing, Hearst School for Girls- The Elevation of the Main Building, ...

The design of the building is proposed with ground floor not yet in final form.

Drawing, Hennequin Point and the American Falls, Niagara River, possibly 1856 (CH 18194795)

Drawing, Hennequin Point and the American Falls, Niagara River, possib...

Recto: Horizontal view of Hennequin Point and the American falls at Niagara. Verso: Probably an imaginary landscape showing a valley stretching backwards with a town situated upon a plateau in the distance, d... More

Drawing, Hennequin Point and the American Falls, Niagara River, possibly 1856 (CH 18194795-2)

Drawing, Hennequin Point and the American Falls, Niagara River, possib...

Recto: Horizontal view of Hennequin Point and the American falls at Niagara. Verso: Probably an imaginary landscape showing a valley stretching backwards with a town situated upon a plateau in the distance, d... More

Drawing, Hill, Shrubery, Figure, Camel Studies, possibly 1868 (CH 18203095)
Drawing, Hills and Plains, April 29, 1868 (CH 18198911-2)

Drawing, Hills and Plains, April 29, 1868 (CH 18198911-2)

Verso: House on Canal Bank (May 2, 1868)

Drawing, Hills and valley, October 1873 (CH 18203717-2)

Drawing, Hills and valley, October 1873 (CH 18203717-2)

Recto: Hills and valley. Verso: Trees

Drawing, House and Fern, May 1865 (CH 18203557)
Drawing, House and Well, ca. 1895 (CH 18183927)

Drawing, House and Well, ca. 1895 (CH 18183927)

Sketchbook drawing of a house with a wall and a well in back foreground. Small trees at right and left.

Drawing, House, Botanical sketch, Ecuador or Colombia, 1857 (CH 18202613)

Drawing, House, Botanical sketch, Ecuador or Colombia, 1857 (CH 182026...

Public domain photograph of a house, cottage, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Drawing, House, sailboat, plant, September 1844 (CH 18194567)
Drawing, House, sailboat, plant, September 1844 (CH 18194567-2)
Drawing, Hudson Valley, New York with Sun Setting Behind the Catskill Mountains, 1855–65 (CH 18196981)

Drawing, Hudson Valley, New York with Sun Setting Behind the Catskill ...

Horizontal view of setting sun behind the Catskill Mountains, which are seen from across the valley.

Drawing, Icebergs, July 7 and 9, 1859 (CH 18196655)

Drawing, Icebergs, July 7 and 9, 1859 (CH 18196655)

Sketches of icebergs. Top row: three designs of which at least two show the same iceberg from different vantage points. Beneath the central design is a very small sketch of a sailing ship. Center: four designs ... More

Drawing, Imaginary River Landscape, ca. 1870–73 (CH 18199213)

Drawing, Imaginary River Landscape, ca. 1870–73 (CH 18199213)

Public domain reproduction of art print, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Drawing, In the Woods, probably Maine, 1850–60 (CH 18199745)

Drawing, In the Woods, probably Maine, 1850–60 (CH 18199745)

Lower part of a tree is shown against a background of undergrowth and trees.

Drawing, Inventory of Paintings, possibly 1868–69 (CH 18195075)

Drawing, Inventory of Paintings, possibly 1868–69 (CH 18195075)

Verso: Inventory of Paintings Public domain photograph of 19th-century English painting, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Drawing, James Lenox Seated, February 19, 1874 (CH 18346503)
Drawing, Laborador, Big Island, Battle Harbor, 1859 (CH 18200257)

Drawing, Laborador, Big Island, Battle Harbor, 1859 (CH 18200257)

Steep rocky coast. verso, caption as copied, written with pencil.

Drawing, Laguna, New Mexico, June 1, 1901 (CH 18189925)

Drawing, Laguna, New Mexico, June 1, 1901 (CH 18189925)

Horizontal view of two potters at work in left foreground; houses, with a church at right, across middleground.

Drawing, Lake and shore, possibly 1876 (CH 18191899)
Drawing, Lake, hillrange, possibly 1856 (CH 18192007)

Drawing, Lake, hillrange, possibly 1856 (CH 18192007)

Public domain photograph of a bottle, vessel, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Drawing, Landscape from the Austrian Alps, 1868 (CH 18193281)
Drawing, Landscape with Low Hill and Fields, 1870–80 (CH 18193641)

Drawing, Landscape with Low Hill and Fields, 1870–80 (CH 18193641)

A low hill, rendered in russet tones is seen in the distance across cultivated fields which are bordered by a fence. A few trees are placed at left and right and across the ridge of the hill at left.

Drawing, Landscape, August 1865 (CH 18201025)

Drawing, Landscape, August 1865 (CH 18201025)

Horizontal view of a high mountain range in the background across a mountain top and two ranges in the middle plane. Place and dates are written with the usual abbrevations, bottom right.

Drawing, Landscape, Guayaquil, Ecuador, May 21, 1857 (CH 18202587)
Drawing, Landscape, Hudson Valley, July 1870 (CH 18199677)

Drawing, Landscape, Hudson Valley, July 1870 (CH 18199677)

Horizontal view over wooded hills under a clloudy sky, with a patch of blue, one stripe reddened.

Drawing, Landscape, Miraflores, April 1892 (CH 18190983)
Drawing, Landscape, Tree tops, house, 1857 (CH 18202157)

Drawing, Landscape, Tree tops, house, 1857 (CH 18202157)

Public domain photograph of church building, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Drawing, Landscape; Verso- Boat, Botanical Sketches, 1857 (CH 18201977-2)
Drawing, Landscape; Verso- Houses, Canoe, 1857 (CH 18201969-2)

Drawing, Landscape; Verso- Houses, Canoe, 1857 (CH 18201969-2)

Public domain photograph of a house, cottage, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Drawing, Landscapes in the Bernese Alps, near Bel Alp, Switzerland, September 1868 (CH 18196393)

Drawing, Landscapes in the Bernese Alps, near Bel Alp, Switzerland, Se...

Public domain scan of church plan, architecture, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Drawing, Lichen, 1844 (CH 18190569)

Drawing, Lichen, 1844 (CH 18190569)

A drawing of a rhinoceros. A drawing of a dragon on a piece of paper with a handwritten text. Public domain postcard scan.

Drawing, Light Fixture for Mr. Allen's Study and Mrs. Allen's Room, Henry J. Allen Residence, Wichita, Kansas, 1917 (CH 18800305)

Drawing, Light Fixture for Mr. Allen's Study and Mrs. Allen's Room, He...

Elevation and perspective of light fixture. Public domain photograph of architecture design drawing, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Drawing, Looking Toward Distant Hills, Hudson Valley, New York, 1870–80 (CH 18199327)

Drawing, Looking Toward Distant Hills, Hudson Valley, New York, 1870–8...

View across a wooded valley toward distant mountain range. Sky is cloudy, slightly reddened with patch of blue. A hill slope in right foregound.

Drawing, Man in a boat, Rocky Peak over Pines, possibly 1868 (CH 18191747)
Drawing, Man in boat, boulders, tree trunk, trees, 1878 (CH 18203623)

Drawing, Man in boat, boulders, tree trunk, trees, 1878 (CH 18203623)

Recto: Man in boat, boulders, tree trunk, trees. Verso: Cloudy sky.

Drawing, Man shaving, seen from back, possibly 1878 (CH 18195227)
Drawing, Man Wearing Zouave's Cap, probably 1862 (CH 18173701)

Drawing, Man Wearing Zouave's Cap, probably 1862 (CH 18173701)

Recto: Vertical view of a man wearing a Zouave's cap and blowing a bugle. Verso: Figures of women and a flight of steps.

Drawing, Millinocket Lake, Maine, September 1878 (CH 18203231)

Drawing, Millinocket Lake, Maine, September 1878 (CH 18203231)

Shore is shown in the right foreground with a grounded boat. Katahdin rises in the central rear. Bottom center: the name of the lake; reverse: indistinct design.

Drawing, Millinocket Lake, Maine, September 1878 (CH 18203231-3)

Drawing, Millinocket Lake, Maine, September 1878 (CH 18203231-3)

Shore is shown in the right foreground with a grounded boat. Katahdin rises in the central rear. Bottom center: the name of the lake; reverse: indistinct design.

Drawing, Millinocket Lake, view of Mt. Katahdin, September 1878 (CH 18199779)

Drawing, Millinocket Lake, view of Mt. Katahdin, September 1878 (CH 18...

Public domain photograph of mountain range, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Drawing, Mosque and adjoining Buildings, trees, April 4, 1868 (CH 18194737)

Drawing, Mosque and adjoining Buildings, trees, April 4, 1868 (CH 1819...

Picryl description: Public domain image of an ancient city, historic place, stone buildings architecture, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Drawing, Mount Katahdin from Lake Katahdin, Maine, ca. 1853 (CH 18196989)

Drawing, Mount Katahdin from Lake Katahdin, Maine, ca. 1853 (CH 181969...

Horizontal view of a pond or small body of water shown in the foreground with dark trees at left and right. A small sail boat is visible at right. A mountain, rendered in dark blue tones, is at center right, i... More

Drawing, Mount Pentelicus, April 1869 (CH 18394629)

Drawing, Mount Pentelicus, April 1869 (CH 18394629)

A rough rocky promontory in the foreground, behind which is a broad flat valley hemmed in the distance by the gray ridge of Mount Pentelicus.

Drawing, Mountain and its reflection on lake, possibly 1868 (CH 18198825)

Drawing, Mountain and its reflection on lake, possibly 1868 (CH 181988...

Public domain reproduction of art print, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Drawing, Mountain by shore, possibly 1856 (CH 18192411)
Drawing, Mountain Flank, 1889 (CH 18191817)

Drawing, Mountain Flank, 1889 (CH 18191817)

Public domain photograph of 19th-century vintage card, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Drawing, Mountain Landscape at Sunset, 1865 (CH 18198123)

Drawing, Mountain Landscape at Sunset, 1865 (CH 18198123)

View into valley between mountains left and right. A stream at lower right and low bishes and hill in forground. Cloudy sky tinged red with blue patches at upper right.

Drawing, Mountain Landscape, 1893 (CH 18191011)
Drawing, Mountain Landscape, August 1865 (CH 18198067)

Drawing, Mountain Landscape, August 1865 (CH 18198067)

Public domain photograph of mountain view, valley, mountain range, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Drawing, Mountain Landscape; Verso- Inscriptions, 1885 (CH 18193445-2)
Drawing, Mountain Peaks, possibly 1868 (CH 18202985-2)
Drawing, Mountain Range, February 1868 (CH 18202977)

Drawing, Mountain Range, February 1868 (CH 18202977)

Verso: Building, Figure on a Bench, Olive Trunk

Drawing, Mountain Range, May possibly 1868 (CH 18202939)

Drawing, Mountain Range, May possibly 1868 (CH 18202939)

Verso: Side of a Mountain Valley, Village Hill Range across a Plain

Drawing, Mountain Ranges "entering Guayaquil"; Verso- River Bank, Botanical Sketches, possibly 1857 (CH 18201929)

Drawing, Mountain Ranges "entering Guayaquil"; Verso- River Bank, Bota...

Public domain scan of print or book page depicting plant, botanical drawing, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Drawing, Mountain Valley, Bridge, Buildings, possibly 1868–69 (CH 18194883)

Drawing, Mountain Valley, Bridge, Buildings, possibly 1868–69 (CH 1819...

Verso: Architectural Studies, Florence (Sept. 1868)

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