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Puerto Rico, Camp Buchanan

Puerto Rico, Camp Buchanan

Title: Puerto Rico, Camp Buchanan ..Creator: Robert Yarnall Richie ..Date: 1939..Place: San Juan, Puerto Rico..Physical Description: 1 transparency: film, color; 10 x 13 cm. . .File: ag1982_0234_2063_... more

[The town of Pomeiock] / T.B.

[The town of Pomeiock] / T.B.

Fortified Native village the manner of construction of the buildings and the enclosing stockade. Illus. in: Wunderbarliche, doch warhafftige Erklärung, von der Gelegenheit vnd Sitten der Wilden in Virginia ... ... more

[Indian seated in hut]

[Indian seated in hut]

Illus. in: America. Edited by Theodor de Bry. Franckfort am Mayn : Gedruckt bey J. Wechel, in Verlegung d. Bry, 1590, plate 21.

[A fortified village]

[A fortified village]

A Native village with the chief's house in the center, surrounded by huts of other principal men, and fortified by a circular arrangement of tall palings that spiral to a narrow opening at the entrance. Illus. ... more

[Map of northern coast of S. America, showing mouths of Amazon and Orinoco rivers. Illus. with dwellings, boats, animals; Indians killing boa]

[Map of northern coast of S. America, showing mouths of Amazon and Ori...

Illus. in: Reys-Boeck van het rijcke, Brasilien (Dordrecht?,1624). This record contains unverified, old data from caption card, and subsequent revisions. Caption card tracings: Maps; South America; Snakes; Braz... more

[A residential compound with fence and outbuildings near grove of trees and small bridge, with bay and mountains in the background]

[A residential compound with fence and outbuildings near grove of tree...

Title devised by Library staff. Chinese script and two chops in upper left corner.

A plan of Patomack River, from the mouth of Sherrendo, down to Chapawamsick /

A plan of Patomack River, from the mouth of Sherrendo, down to Chapawa...

Present sheet covers from Little Falls to south. Northern sheet missing. Pen-and-ink on tracing paper. Soiled, brittle, creased, missing small sections, rubber-stamped, and mounted on cloth backing. Accompanied... more

[Two thatched cottages on the edge of a river]

[Two thatched cottages on the edge of a river]

Marsh Collection. LeBlanc, no. 106.

Summer and winter habitations in Kamtschatka / Webber del. ; J. Goldar sc.
The Tschuktschi, and their habitations / Webber, J. del. ; W. & J.(?) Walker sculp.
A View of the habitations in Nootka Sound / Webber del. ; Birrell sc.

A View of the habitations in Nootka Sound / Webber del. ; Birrell sc.

Illus. from: Cook's voyage, octavo edition. Nootka Sound, Vancouver Island.

The Inside of a Hippah, in New Zeeland [i.e. New Zealand] / Webber, del. ; Angus sc.
A cottage, &c.

A cottage, &c.

Landscape with figures on horseback resting under the shade of a gnarled tree, a cottage nestling in the trees at right. This print was also released in a volume entitled "Imitations of Modern Drawings" which i... more

A sketch, trees, cottages, &c.

A sketch, trees, cottages, &c.

Landscape with figures on horseback resting under the shade of a gnarled tree, a cottage nestling in the trees at right. This print was also released in a volume entitled "Imitations of Modern Drawings" which i... more

View of a pass over the South Mountains from York Town to Carlisle / Bedwell delt. ; [Thackara sc.]

View of a pass over the South Mountains from York Town to Carlisle / B...

Title from item. Illus. in: The Columbian magazine, or, Monthly miscellany. Philadelphia : Printed for Seddon, Spotswood, Cist, and Trenchard, 1788 May, opp. p. 236. Fielding, 1570 Published in: The American Re... more

Residence of Alexander Pope at Twickenham as viewed from the Thames

Residence of Alexander Pope at Twickenham as viewed from the Thames

Information from accompanying cards: With an unusually fine fore edge painting of the residence of Alexander Pope at Twickenham as viewed from the Thames. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

A view on the Schuylkill, with a SW prospect of Bush-Hill, one of the seats of William Hamilton, Esq.

A view on the Schuylkill, with a SW prospect of Bush-Hill, one of the ...

Print shows dwellings along the banks of the Schuylkill River in Pennsylvania.

A view of the seat of the Hon. Selah Strong, Esqr., St. George's Manor, Sussex County, Long Island / [?] del. ; Tiebout sculp.

A view of the seat of the Hon. Selah Strong, Esqr., St. George's Manor...

Print shows view of manor house in Sussex County, Long Island, New York. Title from item. Illus. in: New York Magazine, 1792 (October). Reference copy in LOT 4385-EO.

Green Hill, the seat of Samuel Meredith Esqr. near Philadelphia / J. Hoffman del. ; S. Hill sc.

Green Hill, the seat of Samuel Meredith Esqr. near Philadelphia / J. H...

Print shows view of the home of Samuel Meredith. Massa. Mag. Illus. in: The Massachusetts Magazine, or, Monthly Museum of Knowledge and Rational Entertainment. Boston : Isaih Thomas and Ebenezer T. Andrews, 179... more

Landscape at Bramham Park, Yorkshire

Landscape at Bramham Park, Yorkshire

Information from accompanying cards: With a painting concealed under the gilt of the fore-edge, depicting a landscape at Bramham Park, Yorkshire. With an unidentified bookplate. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Plan of the city of Washington in the territory of Columbia : ceded by the states of Virginia and Maryland to the United States of America, and by them established as the seat of their government, after the year MDCCC

Plan of the city of Washington in the territory of Columbia : ceded by...

Shows proposed streets, block numbers, and proposed government buildings; also shows proposed "University" area (which does not appear on the original 1792 edition). Relief shown by hachures; depths shown by so... more

Esher Place in Surrey

Esher Place in Surrey

Information from accompanying cards: The fore-edge painted under the gold with a charming view of a manor surrounded by park land (Esher Place in Surrey). Courtesy of Boston Public Library

[Coastal view with village and pine trees along the waterfront]

[Coastal view with village and pine trees along the waterfront]

Title devised by Library staff. Gift; Crosby Stuart Noyes; 1906. Forms part of: Crosby Stuart Noyes collection (Library of Congress). Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

Residence of the Washington family / Hays, sc.
Shin ōyama ukikei

Shin ōyama ukikei

Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Format: vertical Koban Nishikie. Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

Inakaya no ume

Inakaya no ume

Print shows bird's-eye view of large plum tree in courtyard of a country dwelling; several people standing outside the courtyard are looking at the tree. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nich... more

[View of the city of Charleston, South Carolina, with a large home and smaller houses, outbuildings, and perhaps a slave cabin]

[View of the city of Charleston, South Carolina, with a large home and...

Title devised by Library staff. Preliminary sketch on verso. Includes puncture holes around the edges where paper was fastened to a board. Watermark with a large fleur de lis with W. Philadelphia Print Shop Inv... more

Milton’s cottage at Chalfont St.

Milton’s cottage at Chalfont St.

Information from accompanying cards: A particularly fine painting of Milton’s cottage at Chalfont St. Giles appears on the fore-edge of the volume. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Olney

Olney

Information from accompanying cards: Under the gilt of the fore-edge of Vol. I is a picturesque view of Olney showing a cottage at the right, while on the left in a cart on a road and in the center a view of th... more

Izaak Walton ; View of Monsal Dale

Izaak Walton ; View of Monsal Dale

Information from book record: Split fore-edge paintings on each volume: v.2 - image of Izaak Walton and view of Monsal Dale. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Charles Cotton ; View of Charlesworth

Charles Cotton ; View of Charlesworth

Information from book record: Split fore-edge paintings on each volume: v.1 - image of Charles Cotton and view of Charlesworth. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

A view of the residence of the late Richard Jordan taken from Newtown Meeting House, New Jersey drawn by W. Mason ; engd. by F. Kearny

A view of the residence of the late Richard Jordan taken from Newtown ...

Print shows a man, possibly Quaker preacher Richard Jordan, walking along a cart path with fenced areas to the right and left and his house in the background with outbuildings on both sides; a large cow or ox i... more

Lagrange (eastn. view)

Lagrange (eastn. view)

Print shows an eastern view of Lagrange, the home of Marquis de Lafayette. Title taken from another impression. Proof before letters.

The Hosmer family home

The Hosmer family home

This home (no longer standing) was situated on the site of Atlantic Union College's Preston Hall on Main Street in South Lancaster. The house was occupied by members of the Hosmer family. Henry F. Hosmer, great... more

The hermitage drawn by T. Birch, from a description funished by a friend at Washington, D.C. ; engraved by J.W. Steel

The hermitage drawn by T. Birch, from a description funished by a frie...

Print shows a distant view of the Hermitage, with trees on the left and horses in a fenced pasture in the foreground. Title from item. Trimmed to within plate mark.

Rokudanme

Rokudanme

Print shows a person in a sedan chair leaving a residential compound and being stopped by a samurai warrior. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 20... more

Kameido umeyashiki

Kameido umeyashiki

Print shows a family within the bamboo walls of a riverside villa. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Format: horizontal Oban Nishikie.... more

Anne Hathaway’s cottage

Anne Hathaway’s cottage

Information from accompanying cards: Under the gilt of the fore-edges of each volume is an attractive painting done in great detail. On volume II is one of Anne Hathaway’s cottage. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Siberia

Siberia

Print shows a distant view from an elevated vantage point of a town in Siberia with a large church or monastery in the background. Title from item. Inscribed in pencil at bottom center: "Siberia." Stamped in lo... more

Hebi taiji no fuji

Hebi taiji no fuji

Print shows a thatched-roof dwelling next to a large tree with mountains in the background. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. From the... more

S.E. view of the mansion of George Washington. Mount Vernon lith. of P. Haas, Washington

S.E. view of the mansion of George Washington. Mount Vernon lith. of P...

Print shows an exterior view of the house at Mount Vernon, facing the Potomac River, with people on the lawn and ships on the river. Title from item. Gift; Louis M. Rabinowitz; Jan. 5, 1948.

[Summary plate showing 25 country cottages and dwellings designed by Joseph Ramée]

[Summary plate showing 25 country cottages and dwellings designed by J...

Title from publication. Illus. in: Recueil de cottages et maisons de campagne / Joseph Ramée. Purchase; Stanford University; 2005; (DLC/PP-2005:096).

Native village

Native village

View of village showing traditional dwellings. Title transcribed from item. Forms part of: American Colonization Society Collection (Library of Congress).

President Robert's house, Monrovia / Wagner & McGuigan's Lith. Phil.

President Robert's house, Monrovia / Wagner & McGuigan's Lith. Phil.

President Joseph J. Roberts' house, Monrovia, Liberia.

[Cabin in landscape]

[Cabin in landscape]

Title devised by cataloger. No publication information. (DLC/PP-1941:0074). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress).

The old soldier & his family painted by Bellangé ; eng'd. by Wm. McCluskey

The old soldier & his family painted by Bellangé ; eng'd. by Wm. McClu...

Print shows a young male traveling merchant or peddler selling figurines door-to-door throughout the countryside, he carries them on a board resting on his head; he is standing before an old soldier and his fam... more

[Southwest view of Sanderson's Franklin House, Chestnut Street, Philadelphia]

[Southwest view of Sanderson's Franklin House, Chestnut Street, Philad...

Title devised by Library staff. Philadelphia Print Shop Inventory, no. 628. (DLC/PP-1993:212.34). Forms part of: John Rubens Smith Collection (Library of Congress). Exhibited: "American Treasures" at the Librar... more

Letter from A.F. Williams, Farmington, [Connecticut], to Amos Augustus Phelps, 1846 June 19

Letter from A.F. Williams, Farmington, [Connecticut], to Amos Augustus...

A.F. Williams writes to Amos A. Phelps regarding information concerning houses to be rented or bought in Farmington. He compares prices of different houses and writes "should you wish to rent or purchase & wish... more

Cases de naturels dessiné par L. Le Breton, lithe. par De Laplante ; lith. de Thierry frères, à Paris

Cases de naturels dessiné par L. Le Breton, lithe. par De Laplante ; l...

Print shows typical dwellings at a native village with a man working on an outrigger canoe in the foreground. Title from online source. Illus. from: Voyage au pôle Sud et dans l'Océanie sur les corvettes l'Astr... more

Fountain green on stone by J. Queen ; lith. of Wagner & McGuigan, 116, Chesnut St

Fountain green on stone by J. Queen ; lith. of Wagner & McGuigan, 116,...

Print shows the Mifflin family estate "Fountain Green" on a hill overlooking the Schuykill River in Philadelphia's Fairmont Park, Pennsylvania, with a coach on the roadway in the lower left foreground, also sho... more

Letter from A.F. Williams, Farmington, [Connecticut], to Amos Augustus Phelps, 1846 June 19

Letter from A.F. Williams, Farmington, [Connecticut], to Amos Augustus...

A.F. Williams writes to Amos A. Phelps regarding information concerning houses to be rented or bought in Farmington. He compares prices of different houses and writes "should you wish to rent or purchase & wish... more

Letter from A.F. Williams, Farmington, [Connecticut], to Amos Augustus Phelps, 1846 June 19

Letter from A.F. Williams, Farmington, [Connecticut], to Amos Augustus...

A.F. Williams writes to Amos A. Phelps regarding information concerning houses to be rented or bought in Farmington. He compares prices of different houses and writes "should you wish to rent or purchase & wish... more

Letter from A.F. Williams, Farmington, [Connecticut], to Amos Augustus Phelps, 1846 June 19

Letter from A.F. Williams, Farmington, [Connecticut], to Amos Augustus...

A.F. Williams writes to Amos A. Phelps regarding information concerning houses to be rented or bought in Farmington. He compares prices of different houses and writes "should you wish to rent or purchase & wish... more

Nassau

Nassau

Drawing shows a portion of the front and right side of a large house with many windows, shutters, dormers, and chimneys, and several trees behind a picket fence, with hitching posts along the roadway, and a hor... more

Daniel Carroll of Duddington's family on porch of house, F and 2nd Streets, S.E., Washington, D.C.

Daniel Carroll of Duddington's family on porch of house, F and 2nd Str...

Photograph shows members of the family of Daniel Carroll (1764-1849) with African American man, seated and standing on the porch of Duddington house, Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C. Caption from another copy of ... more

The manor house Kentmere, Westmoreland. Seat of the Gilpin Family, A.D. 1206. View taken 26 July, 1845. Ann Maury J. Queen delt. ; P.S. Duval & Co.'s Steam Lith. Press, Philada

The manor house Kentmere, Westmoreland. Seat of the Gilpin Family, A.D...

Print shows an exterior view of the Gilpin family manor house at Kentmere, Westmoreland, England. Title from item. Stamped in lower left: From the file of James F. Queen artist, 1824-1889. (DLC/PP-1997:105) For... more

Lighthouse with outbuildings

Lighthouse with outbuildings

Drawing shows a lighthouse towering above two buildings, possibly dwellings. Title devised by Library staff. (DLC/PP-1997:105) Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection at the Library of Congress. Forms part o... more

The Colonel Francis B. Fay house

The Colonel Francis B. Fay house

The home of prominent Lancaster citizen Col. Francis B. Fay (1793-1876) was once located in an Elm Grove near the corner of Main Street and East George Hill Road in South Lancaster. After his death, the propert... more