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A plan of St. Georges Ferry on Nassau-Island made the 10th August 1774,

A plan of St. Georges Ferry on Nassau-Island made the 10th August 1774...

Scale 1:240; 20 ft. to an in. Title on verso: St. Georges Ferry. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Watermark: J. Whatman [and a fleur-de-lis in a cross surmounted by a crown, over the letters GR] Shows wh... More

L'escadre françoise entrant dans Newport sous le feu des batteries et forcant le passage le 8 Aoust 1778 : jour que les Américains passerent sur l'Isle de Rode Island par le chemin d'howland's ferry.

L'escadre françoise entrant dans Newport sous le feu des batteries et ...

Relief shown pictorially. Oriented with north to the left. Pen-and-ink, watercolor, and gilt. Includes index to defenses and points of interest. Note at bottom: Nta. les anglois brulereus ou coulereus a Rode Is... More

An east view of Gray's Ferry, on the river Schuylkill / C.W. Peale delin. ; J.T. sculp.

An east view of Gray's Ferry, on the river Schuylkill / C.W. Peale del...

Print shows footbridge, towline, and landings of Gray's Ferry across the Schuylkill River in Pennsylvania. Title from item. Illus. in: The Columbian magazine, or, Monthly miscellany. Philadelphia : Printed for ... More

Plan of part of the city of Washington, in the vicinity of the upper Eastern Branch ferry, shewing the situation of the buildings & grave-yards belonging to the Widow Wheler.

Plan of part of the city of Washington, in the vicinity of the upper E...

Covers area bounded by 12th, L, 15th streets, and Anacostia River waterfront S.E. Relief shown by hachures. On accompanying fact sheet: Nicholas King journal, Ms. Division L.C. ... order to map ... 1796. King .... More

Toll gate at ferry

Toll gate at ferry

Title from item. Unpublished finding aid, Drawings of Jamaica by William Berryman, available in LC Prints & Photographs Reading Room.

Near ferry looking to Span[ish] Town

Near ferry looking to Span[ish] Town

Title from item. Unpublished finding aid, Drawings of Jamaica by William Berryman, available in LC Prints & Photographs Reading Room.

Francis Piatti, respectfully informs his friends, and the public in general, that he has for sale at his store, on the Main Street, at the corner of the street leading-to Coutts's Ferry below the market house, a general assortment of groceries .

Francis Piatti, respectfully informs his friends, and the public in ge...

Imprint 3. 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 182, Folder 24.

A View of the Potomac at Harpers Ferry

A View of the Potomac at Harpers Ferry

Pavel Petrovich Svinin (1787/88–1839)

Ferry Boat Crossing the Rokugo River

Ferry Boat Crossing the Rokugo River

Utagawa Hiroshige (Japanese, Tokyo (Edo) 1797–1858 Tokyo (Edo)) Edo period (1615–1868)

Plan and geological section of a rail-road route from Old Ferry Wharf, Chelsea to Beverly.

Plan and geological section of a rail-road route from Old Ferry Wharf,...

Topographical strip map of part of Massachusetts showing relief by hachures, drainage, property owners names, roads, and the lines of survey. Includes geological cross-section profile. [From published bibliogra... More

View of Hoboken Taken from the Ferry

View of Hoboken Taken from the Ferry

Nicolino Calyo (American (born Italy), Naples 1799–1884 New York)

Map of the River Sabine from its mouth on the Gulf of Mexico in the sea to Logan's Ferry in latitude 31°58ʹ24ʺ north : shewing the boundary between the United States and the Republic of Texas between said points : as marked and laid down by survey in 1840, under the direction of the Commissioners appointed for that purpose /

Map of the River Sabine from its mouth on the Gulf of Mexico in the se...

Phillips, 1384 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy in 3 parts. [See Sen. Doc. 199 2nd Session, 27th Congr. LC Vo. 397 for text and smaller maps] Mounted on cloth. ... More

map from "Description des hordes et des steppes des Kirghiz-Kazaks, ou Kirghiz-Kaïssaks, ... traduite du Russe par Ferry de Pigny, revue et publiée par E. Charrière"

map from "Description des hordes et des steppes des Kirghiz-Kazaks, ou...

This image has been taken from scan 000555 from "Description des hordes et des steppes des Kirghiz-Kazaks, ou Kirghiz-Kaïssaks, ... traduite du Russe par Ferry de Pigny, revue et publiée par E. Charrière". T... More

Ferry Boat Crossing the Sumida River

Ferry Boat Crossing the Sumida River

Keisai Eisen (Japanese, 1790–1848) Edo period (1615–1868)

Map of the river Sabine from Logan's Ferry to 32nd degree of north latitude : shewing the boundary between the United States of America and the Republic of Texas between said points, as marked and laid down by survey in 1841, under the direction of the Joint Commission appointed for that purpose under the 1st article of the convention signed at Washington on the 25th day of April 1838 /

Map of the river Sabine from Logan's Ferry to 32nd degree of north lat...

Relief shown by hachures. " ... it appears from a letter of J.H. Overton, United States Commissioner, dated Opelousas, Louisiana, August 10 1841 ... and the reply of October 1, 1841 ... that the maps ... had no... More

Map of railroad line commencing at a point on the West-Philadelphia R.R. 4 miles below its junction with the Columbia R.R. & terminating at the R.R. bridge at Gray's Ferry; showing it to be the easiest & most economical route for avoiding the inclined plans & approaching the city of Philadelphia; surveyed February, 1849.

Map of railroad line commencing at a point on the West-Philadelphia R....

The distance and cost of grading is tabulated at the lower right of the map. The area covered is along Mill Creek and from the Lancaster Pike to Schuylkill River. Scale 1:9,600. Across bottom of map: "Profiles ... More

Kaighn Avenue ferry terminal, Camden, New Jersey, of the South Camden Ferry Company, seen from the road looking toward the river, ferry partially visible at left side of the building; also shows masts of a ship docked nearby

Kaighn Avenue ferry terminal, Camden, New Jersey, of the South Camden ...

Title devised by Library staff. Identification based on 1913 postcard on www.dvrbs.com website. Inscribed in pencil on lower left: 1852. Stamped on verso: From the file of James F. Queen artist, 1824-1889. (DLC... More

The falls of Niagara from the rock above the ferry, American side

The falls of Niagara from the rock above the ferry, American side

Drawing shows Niagara Falls from the American side looking across to the Canadian side. Terrapin Tower, built in 1833 and destroyed in 1873 hovers between the American and Canadian falls. Wallis was a British C... More

From Grays Ferry looking south / Jas. Queen.

From Grays Ferry looking south / Jas. Queen.

Drawing shows two steamboats at dock and four riverboats or barges on the Schuylkill River, with marsh in the foreground. Title from item. Signed "Jas. Queen" on lower right. (DLC/PP-1997:105) Forms part of: Ma... More

The Harper's Ferry insurrection--The U.S. Marines storming the engine house--Insurgents firing through holes in the doors / from a sketch made on the spot by our special artist.

The Harper's Ferry insurrection--The U.S. Marines storming the engine ...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 8, no. 204 (1859 Oct. 29), p. 342.

Harper's Ferry insurrection - Interior of the Engine-House, just before the gate is broken down by the storming party - Col. Washington and his associates as captives, held by Brown as hostages

Harper's Ferry insurrection - Interior of the Engine-House, just befor...

Men shot and bleeding, John Brown and others with rifle and pikes, and hostages inside the engine house of the Harpers Ferry Armory. Title from item. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 8, no. 2... More

Harper's Ferry insurrection - the battle ground - Captain Alberts' party attacking the insurgents - view of the railroad bridge, the engine-house, and the village / from a sketch by our special artist.

Harper's Ferry insurrection - the battle ground - Captain Alberts' par...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1859 Nov. 5, p. 358.

En route for Harper's Ferry

En route for Harper's Ferry

John Brown, 1800-1859. Wood engraving by Porte Crayon. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, 1859 Nov. 26, p. 756. Reference copy may be in Biog. File. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption... More

The Execution of Cook and Coppock ... [Charlestown, W. Va., Dec. 17, 1859; panoramic view of soldiers surrounding gallows from which 2 of the Harper's Ferry Raiders are hanging]

The Execution of Cook and Coppock ... [Charlestown, W. Va., Dec. 17, 1...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 9, no. 212 (1859 Dec. 24), pp. 56-57. Caption card tracings: U.S. History 1859; West Virginia Cha... More

Address of John Brown to the Virginia Court, when about to receive the sentence of death, for his heroic attempt at Harper's Ferry to give deliverance to the captives, and to let the oppressed go free ... Boston. Printed by C. C. Mead, 91 Washin

Address of John Brown to the Virginia Court, when about to receive the...

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 Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 65, Folder 5. Copy scanned: 2

Harper's Ferry insurrection - burying the dead insurgents

Harper's Ferry insurrection - burying the dead insurgents

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1859 Nov. 5, p. 351.

Stereobild av färja framför Niagarafallen."Ferry- boat crossing Niagara N.Y.".

Stereobild av färja framför Niagarafallen."Ferry- boat crossing Niagar...

Stereobild av färja framför Niagarafallen."Ferry- boat crossing Niagara N.Y.".

Harper's Ferry, VA, no. 641 / George Stacy.

Harper's Ferry, VA, no. 641 / George Stacy.

Stereograph shows view of town, railroad, bridge, and river.

Gen. Ferry
T.W. Ferry
Topographical copy of a Map of the Valley of the Shenandoah River From Strasburg, [Va.], to Harper's Ferry. [W.] Va., with the adjacent counties west of it and south of the Potomac River

Topographical copy of a Map of the Valley of the Shenandoah River From...

Topographical copy of a Map of the Valley of the Shenandoah River From Strasburg, [Va.], to Harper's Ferry. [W.] Va., with the adjacent counties west of it and south of the Potomac River, Captured in the rebel ... More

Stereobild av fälja på East River, New York.

Stereobild av fälja på East River, New York.

Stereobild av fälja på East River, New York.

[Gen'l. John W. Geary and staff - taken at Harper's Ferry]

[Gen'l. John W. Geary and staff - taken at Harper's Ferry]

Among the staff, the third man from left, holding a sword, has been identified as Captain Thomas Hollingsworth Elliot (Source: L. C. Wagner, 2007). The third man from the right is James Gillette (Source: Amy Jo... More

[Map of portions of Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland, centering on Harpers Ferry and including Winchester, Hancock, Emmitsburg, and Ridgeville, Maryland.] /

[Map of portions of Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland, centering o...

Shows roads in red, and railroads, place names, etc. in black. Relief shown by hachures. Date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Title derived from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Following the statemen... More

Harper's Ferry, photographed immediately after its evacuation by the rebels. 1861

Harper's Ferry, photographed immediately after its evacuation by the r...

Title from item. Alternate title from Catalogue of photographic incidents of the war, from the gallery of Alexander Gardner...by Bob Zeller, published by the Center for Civil War Photography, c2003. Similar to ... More

Ferry, Watt - State: [Blank] - Year: [Blank]
Col. Dixon S. Miles at Harper's Ferry, W. Va.

Col. Dixon S. Miles at Harper's Ferry, W. Va.

No. 5439. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Ferry, Bill - State: [Blank] - Year: [Blank]
Ferry, Hugh - State: [Blank] - Year: [Blank]
Shenandoah River, near Harper's Ferry, W. Va.

Shenandoah River, near Harper's Ferry, W. Va.

No. 7443. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Ferry, Rankins - State: [Blank] - Year: [Blank]
Shore near Matwomon[sic] [and] Hookers men make beautiful groups, preparing to embark, Budd's Ferry

Shore near Matwomon[sic] [and] Hookers men make beautiful groups, prep...

Two landscape sketches. Title inscribed below images. Formerly Waud no. B-143. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.907) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

The burning of the United States arsenal at Harper's Ferry, 10 P.M. April 18, 1861 / sketched by D.H. Strother.

The burning of the United States arsenal at Harper's Ferry, 10 P.M. Ap...

Print shows the arsenal at Harpers Ferry in flames as soldiers and citizens carry away to safety the munitions that were stored there. Title from item. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 5, no. 228 (1861 May 11), p. 293.

U.S. service rifle, Harpers Ferry, Va.

U.S. service rifle, Harpers Ferry, Va.

Photograph of mechanical drawing showing rifle with bayonet from the side, top, and bottom. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 110. Title from item. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 2. Original in... More

U.S. service rifle, Harpers Ferry, Va.

U.S. service rifle, Harpers Ferry, Va.

Photograph of mechanical drawing showing rifle from the side, top, and bottom. In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 110. Title from item. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 2. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

Harper's Ferry, West Virginia

Harper's Ferry, West Virginia

Photograph shows railroad tracks in foreground with bridge and town in background. No. 187. Title from item. Alternate title from Catalogue of photographic incidents of the war, from the gallery of Alexander Ga... More

Birds eye view of the seat of war. Arranged after the latest surveys, showing views of Washington, Baltimore, Harpers Ferry, Richmond, Manassas Junction, Ft. Monroe, Norfolk Harbor &c. their r.r. connections, & the general surface of the country in Maryland, Dist. of Columbia, & Virginia.

Birds eye view of the seat of war. Arranged after the latest surveys, ...

Not drawn to scale. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 14.9 "J. Haven, sole agent, 31 Exchange St." printed in the lower right margin. Panoramic map looking South from Baltimore to Cape Henry. Description derived fro... More

Maryland Heights, near Harper's Ferry, New York State Militia

Maryland Heights, near Harper's Ferry, New York State Militia

Formerly attributed to Mathew B. Brady (American, born Ireland, 1823?–1896 New York)

Harper's Ferry, West Virginia. View of Loudon [i.e. Loudoun] Heights

Harper's Ferry, West Virginia. View of Loudon [i.e. Loudoun] Heights

Photograph shows Loudoun Heights above the Shenandoah River near Harper's Ferry. No. 441. Title from item. Hand written on verso: "Maryland Heights (as on duplicate print)". Hand written on verso: "Miller, vol.... More

Vicinity of Winchester and Harper's Ferry, Va.

Vicinity of Winchester and Harper's Ferry, Va.

Detail of a printed map of Winchester, Va., and environs, with annotations and additions by Sneden. Additions include inclusion of roads, notes about and dates of battles and skirmishes, location of the point w... More

Plan of the Battle of Carnifex Ferry, West Virginia.

Plan of the Battle of Carnifex Ferry, West Virginia.

Carnifex Ferry is located on the Gauley River east of the town of Gauley Bridge. Floyd's Confederate forces are positioned with their backs to the Gauley River, and the Union is shown attacking chiefly in the ... More

Group, 22d New York State Militia near Harpers Ferry, Va., 1861 [i.e.1862]

Group, 22d New York State Militia near Harpers Ferry, Va., 1861 [i.e.1...

Photograph shows non-commissioned staff Color Sergeant William Lamonby and Company Sergeant Thompson; Right Gen. Guide Wyckoff, Color Sergt. Geo. V.W. House; Lockwood; Sergt. Major Charles Walker; Left Gen. Gui... More

22d New York State Militia near Harpers Ferry, Va., 1861 [i.e.1862]

22d New York State Militia near Harpers Ferry, Va., 1861 [i.e.1862]

No. B838. Title from item. Date based on 22nd NY history. Mounted with five other photographs. Negative in National Archives Record Group 111: Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer, 1860-1985, Serie... More

The attack on and surrender of Harper's Ferry

The attack on and surrender of Harper's Ferry

Shows the area surrounding Harper's Ferry, W. Va., at the intersection of the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers as the Confederate forces under Jackson began their assault, Sept. 12-15, 1862.

Surveys & reconnaissances in the vicinity of Budd's Ferry, Charles Co., Md. /

Surveys & reconnaissances in the vicinity of Budd's Ferry, Charles Co....

Relief shown by hachures. In upper lefthand corner: 211, L. Sheet 5. In lower righthand corner: Transferred from Office of Chf. Engr., Defenses of Washington, to Engr. Dept., Jan'y 1866. Shows roads, drainage, ... More

22d New York State Militia near Harpers Ferry, Va., 1861 [i.e.1862]

22d New York State Militia near Harpers Ferry, Va., 1861 [i.e.1862]

Photograph shows young African American camp servant of Colonel Lloyd Aspinwall of Field & Staff, 22nd New York Infantry Regiment, standing in front of tent with sword as Aspinwall peeks from inside the tent. N... More

22d New York State Militia near Harpers Ferry, Va., 1861 [i.e.1862]

22d New York State Militia near Harpers Ferry, Va., 1861 [i.e.1862]

No. B853. Title from item. Date based on 22nd NY history. Mounted with five other photographs. Negative (stereoscopic) in National Archives Record Group 111: Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer, 1... More

Group, 22nd New York State Militia, near Harpers Ferry, Va., 1861 [i.e. 1862]

Group, 22nd New York State Militia, near Harpers Ferry, Va., 1861 [i.e...

No. B163. Title from item. Date based on 22nd NY history. Hand written on verso: "Miller, vol. 8, page 69". Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

22d New York State Militia near Harpers Ferry, Va., 1861 [i.e.1862]

22d New York State Militia near Harpers Ferry, Va., 1861 [i.e.1862]

No. B1018. Title from item. Date based on 22nd NY history. Mounted with five other photographs. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

22d New York State Militia near Harpers Ferry, Va., 1861 [i.e.1862]

22d New York State Militia near Harpers Ferry, Va., 1861 [i.e.1862]

No. B1030. Title from item. Date based on 22nd NY history. Mounted with five other photographs. See LC-USZC4-6315 for full card mount. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

22d New York State Militia near Harpers Ferry, Va., 1861 [i.e.1862]

22d New York State Militia near Harpers Ferry, Va., 1861 [i.e.1862]

No. B1019. Title from item. Date based on 22nd NY history Mounted with five other photographs. See LC-USZC4-6315 for full card mount. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

22d New York State Militia near Harpers Ferry, Va., 1861 [i.e.1862]

22d New York State Militia near Harpers Ferry, Va., 1861 [i.e.1862]

Photograph shows Private E.T. Avory standing with bayoneted rifle. No. B959. Title from item. Date based on 22nd NY history. Identification of photographer and soldier from same photograph in National Archives.... More

22d New York State Militia near Harpers Ferry, Va., 1861 [i.e.1862]

22d New York State Militia near Harpers Ferry, Va., 1861 [i.e.1862]

No. B858. Title from item. Date based on 22nd NY history. Mounted with five other photographs. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.