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Akshobhya, the Transcendent Buddha of the East

Akshobhya, the Transcendent Buddha of the East

Akshobhya is one of the five Transcendent Buddhas of Esoteric Buddhism. He sits on a tasseled throne supported by three crowned elephants, his traditional mounts.

Akshobhya, the Transcendent Buddha of the East

Akshobhya, the Transcendent Buddha of the East

Akshobhya is one of the five Transcendent Buddhas of Esoteric Buddhism. His attribute, the thunderbolt scepter (vajra), is displayed on the cloth frontal of his lion-supported lotus throne. Thakuri period

The Arch of Septimius Severus Seen from the East

The Arch of Septimius Severus Seen from the East

Jan Brueghel the Elder (Netherlandish, Brussels 1568–1625 Antwerp)

Old St. Paul's Cathedral, London, seen from the East

Old St. Paul's Cathedral, London, seen from the East

Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)

Dutch East Indiaman

Dutch East Indiaman

Dutch East Indiaman; six men on a raft caulking the planks of hull of vessel in harbour, with carpenters at work on the deck; fully fitted-out ship careened in the water to right, with sailors on a raft treatin... more

[Fighting on an island after a shipwreck - Dutch East Indies - 16--]

[Fighting on an island after a shipwreck - Dutch East Indies - 16--]

Illus. in: Francois Pelsaert, Ongeluckige Voyagie Van't Schip Batavia ... 1648, facing p. 14 - fold-out plate. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: BI; Geogr.; Shipwrecks.

South East Corner of Tangier

South East Corner of Tangier

Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)

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

The South East Prospect of the Cathedral Church of St. Paul, London (Overton's Prospects)

The South East Prospect of the Cathedral Church of St. Paul, London (O...

Benjamin Cole (British, active ca. 1720–75, died 1783)

Section of the East Front, Houghton Hall, Norfolk

Section of the East Front, Houghton Hall, Norfolk

Isaac Ware (British, before 1704–1766 Hampstead)

Entrance to The Hague from the South East

Entrance to The Hague from the South East

Jacob Elias La Fargue (Dutch, Voorburg 1735–?1776)

A plan of the land between Fort Mossy and St. Augustine in the province of East Florida.

A plan of the land between Fort Mossy and St. Augustine in the provinc...

Scale ca. 1:7,900. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Has watermarks. Oriented with north to the right. Shows "Spanish old fields overgrown with scrubs." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1635 LC Luso-Hispanic World, ... more

A map of the new governments of East & West Florida /

A map of the new governments of East & West Florida /

Shows Indian villages, Fort Mobile, "la Balise Ft., Pensacola," "Old Town," and "New Town," rivers and inlets, anchorages, and soundings. Relief shown by contours. Prime meridian: London. From the Gentleman's M... more

A plan of the city of New-York & its environs to Greenwich, on the North or Hudsons River, and to Crown Point, on the East or Sound River, shewing the several streets, publick buildings, docks, fort & battery, with the true form & course of the commanding grounds, with and without the town.

A plan of the city of New-York & its environs to Greenwich, on the Nor...

Scale ca. 1:6,300. Dedicated "To the Honble. Thos. Gage ... " Relief shown by hachures. Includes text, index to points of interest, and inset "A chart of the entrance to New York from Sandy Hook, shewing the pr... more

A map with part of the Florida coast from Cape Blaise to Apalachie; with the boundaries betwixt East & West Floridas, 160 yards across the river call'd Apalachicola.

A map with part of the Florida coast from Cape Blaise to Apalachie; wi...

Scale ca. 1:205,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Has watermarks. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1626 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vaul... more

The Dance of the Beach Maidens from the series Brocade of the East

The Dance of the Beach Maidens from the series Brocade of the East

Torii Kiyonaga (Japanese, 1752–1815) Edo period (1615–1868)

[New York Island and East Jersey. Unfinished.

[New York Island and East Jersey. Unfinished.

Scale ca. 1:17,000. Title from manuscript catalog of the Peter Force map collection. Variant title in Philip Lee Phillips' A list of maps of America: Topography of upper part of Manhattan Island from about 85th... more

[A chart of New York Island & North River: East River, passage through Hell Gate, Flushing Bay, Hampstead Bay, Oyster, Huntington Bay, Cow Harbour, East Chester Inlet, Rochell, Rye, Patrick Islands, ec.

[A chart of New York Island & North River: East River, passage through...

Scale ca. 1:50,000. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC copy incomplete: Western half missing. Shows Long Island north shore from Eaton's Neck west to Cow Bay. Available also through the Lib... more

The Ancient Tegesta, now Promontory of East Florida.

The Ancient Tegesta, now Promontory of East Florida.

Scale ca. 1:700,000. "As it appears from its present condition, many marks and traces, what it with great probability can be ascertain'd to have been in former ages; thus sketch'd to the better distinguishing H... more

A letter, from Tom Bowline, to his worthy messmates, the renowned Sons of Neptune, belonging to the Port of New-York. My dear boys. As the time is approching, in which the ship, with the East India company's tea may be expected to arrive, and be

A letter, from Tom Bowline, to his worthy messmates, the renowned Sons...

Imprint 2.; East India company.; On verso: S; 1773. 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; Portfol... more

A plan of the city of New-York & its environs to Greenwich, on the North or Hudsons River, and to Crown Point, on the East or Sound River, shewing the several streets, publick buildings, docks, fort & battery, with the true form & course of the commanding grounds, with and without the town. Survey'd in the winter, 1775 [i.e. 1766]

A plan of the city of New-York & its environs to Greenwich, on the Nor...

Scale ca. 1:6,300. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by form lines. Dedicated to Major Gen. Thos. Gage. Includes descriptive note, "References," and inset "A chart of the entrance to New York from Sandy Ho... more

In Congress, May 17, 1775. Resolved that all exportations to Quebec, Nova-Scotia, the Island of St. John’s Newfoundland, Georgia, except the Parish of St. John’s and to East and West Florida immediately cease … May 29 Resolved that no provisions

In Congress, May 17, 1775. Resolved that all exportations to Quebec, N...

Photographic copy.; Not in Ford or Evans.; Stamped on verso: 452. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Prin... more

A plan of the Narrows of Hells-gate in the East River, near which batteries of cannon and mortars were erected on Long Island with a view to take off the defences and make breaches in the rebel fort on the opposite shore to facilitate a landing of troops on New York Island.

A plan of the Narrows of Hells-gate in the East River, near which batt...

Scale ca. 1:2,400. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by shading. In upper margin: no. 6. Includes "References." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1154 Available also throug... more

To the freemen and freeholders of the East ward of the City of New-York. Friends and countrymen. The office of Alderman for this ward being vacant by the removal of David Matthews, Esq; who has been lately appointed mayor ... let us shew our gra

To the freemen and freeholders of the East ward of the City of New-Yor...

Imprint 2.; On verso: S. 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 109, Folder 1.

The Province of New Jersey, divided into East and West, commonly called the Jerseys.

The Province of New Jersey, divided into East and West, commonly calle...

Scale ca. 1:430,000. Hand colored. LC copy imperfect: Deteriorated along folds. Prime meridian: Philadelphia. Relief shown by hachures. Cartographic source note in English and French. Shows county boundaries an... more

New York, with the entrance of the North and East rivers

New York, with the entrance of the North and East rivers

Print shows distant view of New York City at the confluence of the North and East rivers. Title from item. Illus. in: The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Britain, by Joseph F.... more

East view of Hell Gate, in the province of New York / W.A. Williams del. 1775.

East view of Hell Gate, in the province of New York / W.A. Williams de...

Print shows an artist in the foreground sketching scene of the Hell Gate section of the East River; includes numbered legend identifying features of the straits. Title from item. Illus. in: The London magazine,... more

The Province of New Jersey, divided into East and West, commonly called the Jerseys.

The Province of New Jersey, divided into East and West, commonly calle...

Scale ca. 1:420,000. Sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. Prime meridian: Philadelphia. Relief shown by hachures. Shows county boundaries and "Division line run in 1743 between East New Jersey and West New J... more

Beauties of the East

Beauties of the East

Kitao Shigemasa (Japanese, 1739–1820) Edo period (1615–1868)

The West Indies, including part of Virginia, North Carolina, East Florida, South Carolina, West Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, and the Gulf of Mexico, with part of the coast of South America: From the Bay of Honduras, to the mouth of the River Oronoko. From the latest and best authorities and actual observations.

The West Indies, including part of Virginia, North Carolina, East Flor...

Scale ca. 1:6,000,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1713 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

The West Indies, including part of Virginia, North Carolina, East Florida, South Carolina, West Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, and the Gulf of Mexico, with part of the coast of South America: From the Bay of Honduras, to the mouth of the River Oronoko.

The West Indies, including part of Virginia, North Carolina, East Flor...

Scale ca. 1:6,000,000. Hand colored. Prime meridian: London. Relief shown pictorially. Second state : Hispaniola is no longer divided into French and Spanish sections and an explanatory note has been deleted. L... more

Love in the East

Love in the East

Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London)

A New Chart of the Coasts of Holland & Friesland : From The Texel to The Isle of Rottum, with The Entrance of The Ems, and Part of the Coast of East Frienland as far as Norderney Island : according to the Dutch Draughts : Corrected from the Observation made By Captain Willm. Price [Mapa]

A New Chart of the Coasts of Holland & Friesland : From The Texel to T...

Escala gráfica de 6 leguas marinas [= 14,5 cm]. Graduada únicamente en latitud (N 53°55'--N 52°52'). Orientado con lis en rosa de treinta y dos vientos

East Front of Wentworth Woodhouse, Yorkshire

East Front of Wentworth Woodhouse, Yorkshire

R. Blasson (British, active 1790)

5th plan, from 7th east to 13th Street and G Street south to East Capitol Street : [S.E. Washington D.C.].

5th plan, from 7th east to 13th Street and G Street south to East Capi...

Partial cadastral map showing block numbers, outline of pre-existing landholding, and lots tinted in different colors. Covers area bounded by East Capitol, 13th, G, and 7th streets S.E. Title from handwritten (... more

To the Merchants and Masters of Vessels Employed in the Coasting Trade &c. This chart of the East coast of England and Scotland from the Humber to Aberdeen is most Respectfully Dedicated by their obliged Humble Servant William Heather [Mapa]

To the Merchants and Masters of Vessels Employed in the Coasting Trade...

Carta arrumbada que comprende la costa nororiental de Inglaterra desde el cabo Spurn y la suroriental de Escocia hasta la ciudd de Aberdeen

A Bankrupt Cart, or The Road to Ruin in the East!

A Bankrupt Cart, or The Road to Ruin in the East!

Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London)

Picture Book of the Pleasures of the East (Ehon azuma asobi)

Picture Book of the Pleasures of the East (Ehon azuma asobi)

Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, Tokyo (Edo) 1760–1849 Tokyo (Edo)) Edo period (1615–1868)

To the Merchants, and Masters of Vessels, Employed in the Coasting Trade, &C. This chart of the East Coast of England is most respectfully dedicated by Their obliged and humble Servant Wm. Heather [Mapa]

To the Merchants, and Masters of Vessels, Employed in the Coasting Tra...

Comprende la costa oriental de Inglaterra desde el cabo Psurn hasta Orford Ness

Picture Book of the Pleasures of the East (Ehon azuma asobi)

Picture Book of the Pleasures of the East (Ehon azuma asobi)

Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, Tokyo (Edo) 1760–1849 Tokyo (Edo)) Edo period (1615–1868)

[Map of an area of Spanish West Florida bounded by Rios Comite on the west and Amite on the east].

[Map of an area of Spanish West Florida bounded by Rios Comite on the ...

Shows area now part of East Feliciana and Saint Helena Parishes. Cadastral map. Title from John R. Hébert's list of maps. Pen-and-ink and pencil. Watermarks: D & C Blauw and letters D C B in a shield. From the ... more

[Map of area of Spanish West Florida bounded by the Comite River on the west and the Amite River on the east].

[Map of area of Spanish West Florida bounded by the Comite River on th...

Shows area now part of East Feliciana and Saint Helena Parishes. Cadastral map. Title from John R. Hébert's list of maps. Pen-and-ink and pencil; unfinished. Watermarks: Budgen and fleur-de-lis in a shield surm... more

Shipwreck of the DEGRAVE, East Indiaman

Shipwreck of the DEGRAVE, East Indiaman

Ship breaking up in heavy surf; natives watching from beach. Illus. in: Daniel Defoe, The Adventures of Robert Trury, 1807, opp. title page. Reference copy may be in LOT 4701. This record contains unverified, o... more

map from "Tables of the Positions, or of the Latitudes and Longitudes of Places, composed to accompany the Oriental Navigator; or sailing directions for the East Indies, China, Australia, &c. With notes, explanatory and descriptive"

map from "Tables of the Positions, or of the Latitudes and Longitudes ...

This image has been taken from scan 000103 from "Tables of the Positions, or of the Latitudes and Longitudes of Places, composed to accompany the Oriental Navigator; or sailing directions for the East Indies, C... more

map from "Tables of the Positions, or of the Latitudes and Longitudes of Places, composed to accompany the Oriental Navigator; or sailing directions for the East Indies, China, Australia, &c. With notes, explanatory and descriptive"

map from "Tables of the Positions, or of the Latitudes and Longitudes ...

This image has been taken from scan 000171 from "Tables of the Positions, or of the Latitudes and Longitudes of Places, composed to accompany the Oriental Navigator; or sailing directions for the East Indies, C... more

map from "Tables of the Positions, or of the Latitudes and Longitudes of Places, composed to accompany the Oriental Navigator; or sailing directions for the East Indies, China, Australia, &c. With notes, explanatory and descriptive"

map from "Tables of the Positions, or of the Latitudes and Longitudes ...

This image has been taken from scan 000107 from "Tables of the Positions, or of the Latitudes and Longitudes of Places, composed to accompany the Oriental Navigator; or sailing directions for the East Indies, C... more

Lea Castle, View in the Library, Looking East

Lea Castle, View in the Library, Looking East

Attributed to John Carter (British, London 1748–1817 London)

map from "Memoirs relating to European and Asiatic Turkey; edited from manuscript journals, by R. Walpole. (Travels in various countries of the East; being a continuation of Memoirs relating to European and Asiatic Turkey, &c.)"

map from "Memoirs relating to European and Asiatic Turkey; edited from...

This image has been taken from scan 000377 from volume 01 of "Memoirs relating to European and Asiatic Turkey; edited from manuscript journals, by R. Walpole. (Travels in various countries of the East; being a ... more

map from "Memoirs relating to European and Asiatic Turkey; edited from manuscript journals, by R. Walpole. (Travels in various countries of the East; being a continuation of Memoirs relating to European and Asiatic Turkey, &c.)"

map from "Memoirs relating to European and Asiatic Turkey; edited from...

This image has been taken from scan 000389 from "Memoirs relating to European and Asiatic Turkey; edited from manuscript journals, by R. Walpole. (Travels in various countries of the East; being a continuation ... more

map from "Memoirs relating to European and Asiatic Turkey; edited from manuscript journals, by R. Walpole. (Travels in various countries of the East; being a continuation of Memoirs relating to European and Asiatic Turkey, &c.)"

map from "Memoirs relating to European and Asiatic Turkey; edited from...

This image has been taken from scan 000603 from volume 01 of "Memoirs relating to European and Asiatic Turkey; edited from manuscript journals, by R. Walpole. (Travels in various countries of the East; being a ... more

map from "Memoirs relating to European and Asiatic Turkey; edited from manuscript journals, by R. Walpole. (Travels in various countries of the East; being a continuation of Memoirs relating to European and Asiatic Turkey, &c.)"

map from "Memoirs relating to European and Asiatic Turkey; edited from...

This image has been taken from scan 000543 from "Memoirs relating to European and Asiatic Turkey; edited from manuscript journals, by R. Walpole. (Travels in various countries of the East; being a continuation ... more

map from "Memoirs relating to European and Asiatic Turkey; edited from manuscript journals, by R. Walpole. (Travels in various countries of the East; being a continuation of Memoirs relating to European and Asiatic Turkey, &c.)"

map from "Memoirs relating to European and Asiatic Turkey; edited from...

This image has been taken from scan 000218 from volume 02 of "Memoirs relating to European and Asiatic Turkey; edited from manuscript journals, by R. Walpole. (Travels in various countries of the East; being a ... more

map from "Memoirs relating to European and Asiatic Turkey; edited from manuscript journals, by R. Walpole. (Travels in various countries of the East; being a continuation of Memoirs relating to European and Asiatic Turkey, &c.)"

map from "Memoirs relating to European and Asiatic Turkey; edited from...

This image has been taken from scan 000010 from volume 01 of "Memoirs relating to European and Asiatic Turkey; edited from manuscript journals, by R. Walpole. (Travels in various countries of the East; being a ... more

map from "Memoirs relating to European and Asiatic Turkey; edited from manuscript journals, by R. Walpole. (Travels in various countries of the East; being a continuation of Memoirs relating to European and Asiatic Turkey, &c.)"

map from "Memoirs relating to European and Asiatic Turkey; edited from...

This image has been taken from scan 000036 from "Memoirs relating to European and Asiatic Turkey; edited from manuscript journals, by R. Walpole. (Travels in various countries of the East; being a continuation ... more

map from "Memoirs relating to European and Asiatic Turkey; edited from manuscript journals, by R. Walpole. (Travels in various countries of the East; being a continuation of Memoirs relating to European and Asiatic Turkey, &c.)"

map from "Memoirs relating to European and Asiatic Turkey; edited from...

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map from "Memoirs relating to European and Asiatic Turkey; edited from manuscript journals, by R. Walpole. (Travels in various countries of the East; being a continuation of Memoirs relating to European and Asiatic Turkey, &c.)"

map from "Memoirs relating to European and Asiatic Turkey; edited from...

This image has been taken from scan 000337 from volume 02 of "Memoirs relating to European and Asiatic Turkey; edited from manuscript journals, by R. Walpole. (Travels in various countries of the East; being a ... more

map from "Memoirs relating to European and Asiatic Turkey; edited from manuscript journals, by R. Walpole. (Travels in various countries of the East; being a continuation of Memoirs relating to European and Asiatic Turkey, &c.)"

map from "Memoirs relating to European and Asiatic Turkey; edited from...

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map from "Memoirs relating to European and Asiatic Turkey; edited from manuscript journals, by R. Walpole. (Travels in various countries of the East; being a continuation of Memoirs relating to European and Asiatic Turkey, &c.)"

map from "Memoirs relating to European and Asiatic Turkey; edited from...

This image has been taken from scan 000448 from volume 02 of "Memoirs relating to European and Asiatic Turkey; edited from manuscript journals, by R. Walpole. (Travels in various countries of the East; being a ... more

map from "Memoirs relating to European and Asiatic Turkey; edited from manuscript journals, by R. Walpole. (Travels in various countries of the East; being a continuation of Memoirs relating to European and Asiatic Turkey, &c.)"

map from "Memoirs relating to European and Asiatic Turkey; edited from...

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A map of the city of Washington in the District of Columbia established as the permanent seat of the government of the United States of America. City map with depiction of "East front of the Capitol of the United States" / by Rt. King, surveyor of the City of Washington.

A map of the city of Washington in the District of Columbia establishe...

Illus. in: A map of the city of Washington in the District of Columbia established as the permanent seat of the government of the United States of America / Robert King. Washington, D.C., 1818. Title from item.

A map of Mexico, Louisiana, and the Missouri Territory : including also the state of Mississippi, Alabama Territory, East and West Florida, Georgia, South Carolina & part of the Island of Cuba /

A map of Mexico, Louisiana, and the Missouri Territory : including als...

Relief shown by hachures and pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes notes, ill., and tables of coordinates and other statistical data. Imperfect: Backed... more