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The Kangxi Emperor's Southern Inspection Tour, Scroll Three: Ji'nan to Mount Tai

In 1689 the Kangxi emperor (r. 1662 – 1722), a Manchu whose forebears had conquered China in 1644, made a grand tour to consolidate his authority over southern China. The renowned landscapist Wang Hui was commi... more

The Qianlong Emperor's Southern Inspection Tour, Scroll Six: Entering Suzhou along the Grand Canal

The court painter Xu Yang, a native of Suzhou, was commissioned by the Qianlong emperor (r. 1736–95) to record in twelve monumental handscrolls the emperor's historic 1751 tour of south China. This scroll, the ... more

The Qianlong Emperor's Southern Inspection Tour, Scroll Four: The Confluence of the Huai and Yellow Rivers (Qianlong nanxun, juan si: Huang Huai jiaoliu)

This oversize scroll is the fourth in a set of twelve commissioned by the Qianlong Emperor to document his first tour of southern China, made in 1751. The scroll portrays Qianlong inspecting flood-control measu... more

The interior of the Oplotheca in Brook St. Bond St. being the finest Collection of Antient Armour in Europe, now open for public inspection

Drawn by William Marshall Craig (British, probably Manchester ca. 1765– ca. 1834) possibly London

map from "Asher's Picture of Berlin and its Environs; containing a copious account of every object worthy of inspection in the Metropolis of Prussia, in Charlottenburg and Potsdam. To which is added a list of German classic authors and of their preeminent works"

This image has been taken from scan 000143 from "Asher's Picture of Berlin and its Environs; containing a copious account of every object worthy of inspection in the Metropolis of Prussia, in Charlottenburg and... more

map from "A Personal Narrative of a Tour of Military Inspection in ... European Turkey, etc"

This image has been taken from scan 000007 from "A Personal Narrative of a Tour of Military Inspection in ... European Turkey, etc". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, crea... more

Gordon as he entered our lines. Gordon under medical inspection. Gordon in his uniform as a U.S. soldier

Gordon, a runaway slave from Mississippi, in tattered clothes; bare back showing scars; and in Union Civil War uniform.

inspection from "Spanish Pictures drawn with pen and pencil. By the author of “Swiss Pictures” [S. Manning] ... With illustrations by G. Doré, etc"

This image has been taken from scan 000052 from "Spanish Pictures drawn with pen and pencil. By the author of “Swiss Pictures” [S. Manning] ... With illustrations by G. Doré, etc". The title and subject terms ... more

scanned image from "European Light-House Systems; being a report of a tour of inspection made in 1873 ... illustrated, etc"

This image has been taken from scan 000309 from "European Light-House Systems; being a report of a tour of inspection made in 1873 ... illustrated, etc". The title and subject terms of this image have been gene... more

map from "European Light-House Systems; being a report of a tour of inspection made in 1873 ... illustrated, etc"

This image has been taken from scan 000145 from "European Light-House Systems; being a report of a tour of inspection made in 1873 ... illustrated, etc". The title and subject terms of this image have been gene... more

map from "European Light-House Systems; being a report of a tour of inspection made in 1873 ... illustrated, etc"

This image has been taken from scan 000167 from "European Light-House Systems; being a report of a tour of inspection made in 1873 ... illustrated, etc". The title and subject terms of this image have been gene... more

map from "European Light-House Systems; being a report of a tour of inspection made in 1873 ... illustrated, etc"

This image has been taken from scan 000189 from "European Light-House Systems; being a report of a tour of inspection made in 1873 ... illustrated, etc". The title and subject terms of this image have been gene... more

Under Inspection, from the Parasol Drills series (N18) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes Brands

Trade cards from the "Parasol Drill" series (N18), issued in 1888 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

General Wheeler and Secretary Alger /

From the Biograph picture catalogue: 25 feet. This picture was taken in front of Gen. Wheeler's headquarters at Camp Wikoff during Gen. Alger's tour of inspection of the camp. The two distinguished military men... more

McKinley and party /

From the Biograph picture catalogue: 54 feet. This picture has been very popular wherever it has been shown on the Biograph. To begin with, the film is unusually fine photographically, and the picture is taken ... more

Cleaning up for inspection

U.S. Soldiers cleaning rifles in front of tents - Spanish-American War.

map from "The Gold Mines of the World. Containing concise and practical advice for investors gathered from a personel inspection of the mines of the Transvaal, India, West Australia, Queensland, New Zealand, British Columbia and Rhodesia ... Illustrated with plans and photographs"

This image has been taken from scan 000241 from "The Gold Mines of the World. Containing concise and practical advice for investors gathered from a personel inspection of the mines of the Transvaal, India, West... more

map from "The Gold Mines of the World. Containing concise and practical advice for investors gathered from a personel inspection of the mines of the Transvaal, India, West Australia, Queensland, New Zealand, British Columbia and Rhodesia ... Illustrated with plans and photographs"

This image has been taken from scan 000279 from "The Gold Mines of the World. Containing concise and practical advice for investors gathered from a personel inspection of the mines of the Transvaal, India, West... more

map from "The Gold Mines of the World. Containing concise and practical advice for investors gathered from a personel inspection of the mines of the Transvaal, India, West Australia, Queensland, New Zealand, British Columbia and Rhodesia ... Illustrated with plans and photographs"

This image has been taken from scan 000149 from "The Gold Mines of the World. Containing concise and practical advice for investors gathered from a personel inspection of the mines of the Transvaal, India, West... more

map from "The Gold Mines of the World. Containing concise and practical advice for investors gathered from a personel inspection of the mines of the Transvaal, India, West Australia, Queensland, New Zealand, British Columbia and Rhodesia ... Illustrated with plans and photographs"

This image has been taken from scan 000117 from "The Gold Mines of the World. Containing concise and practical advice for investors gathered from a personel inspection of the mines of the Transvaal, India, West... more

map from "The Gold Mines of the World. Containing concise and practical advice for investors gathered from a personel inspection of the mines of the Transvaal, India, West Australia, Queensland, New Zealand, British Columbia and Rhodesia ... Illustrated with plans and photographs"

This image has been taken from scan 000131 from "The Gold Mines of the World. Containing concise and practical advice for investors gathered from a personel inspection of the mines of the Transvaal, India, West... more

map from "The Gold Mines of the World. Containing concise and practical advice for investors gathered from a personel inspection of the mines of the Transvaal, India, West Australia, Queensland, New Zealand, British Columbia and Rhodesia ... Illustrated with plans and photographs"

This image has been taken from scan 000210 from "The Gold Mines of the World. Containing concise and practical advice for investors gathered from a personel inspection of the mines of the Transvaal, India, West... more

Doctor's inspection of suspects for skin diseases, etc.

Immigration officer examining immigrants at Ellis Island.

Yard Survey Map with Inspection Report

Photographs of the Construction and Repair of Buildings, Facilities, and Vessels at the New York Navy Yard

Yard Survey Map with Inspection Report

Photographs of the Construction and Repair of Buildings, Facilities, and Vessels at the New York Navy Yard

Map of Yard, Inspection Report Dated 1927-1928

Photographs of the Construction and Repair of Buildings, Facilities, and Vessels at the New York Navy Yard