Detail of a miniature of God dividing light from darkness. Image taken from f. 3v of La Bible historiale complétée (Genesis - Psalms). Written in French.
Emblem of a man (a king?) wearing a crown of flames and holding an orb marked 'Sol' in the centre of a radiating Tudor Rose inscribed with verses 'Ex paterno trono radii splendoris/ ex matre candor virginii dec... more
Illus. in: Witelo, De Natura, 1535. Reference copy may be in LOT 7007. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Rainbow; Light; Natural phenomena; Science; BI Works; RBD; Shelf.
This image has been taken from scan 000009 from "Luminalia, or, the Festivall of Light. [By Sir William Davenant.] Personated in a Masque at Court, by the Queenes Majestie, and her Ladies, on Shrovetuesday Nigh... more
Illus. and text in: A letter ... containing his new theory about light and colors / Isaac Newton. In Royal Society of London. Philosophical Transactions, vol. 6, Feb. 1672. Published in: The tradition of scienc... more
Print shows view from the headlands above the lighthouse, with ships in the harbor, Louisbourg, Nova Scotia, center, and distant view of the harbor. Title from item. Printed for John Bowles at No. 13 in Cornhil... more
Scale 1:253,440; 4 statute miles to 1 in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading. Has watermarks. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of N... more
Print shows the British fort at Stony Point with American forces positioned for the assault. Includes legend. Title from item. Illus. in: Bickerstaff's Boston almanack, .... Boston : 1780, verso of title page. ... more
Print shows the British fleet under Lord Rodney breaking the line of the French fleet under Count de Grasse; the French fleet "thrown into confusion" and attempting "to form a new line" with the British fleet b... more
Title from item. Illus. in: The European Magazine. London : Philological Society of London, v. 3, 1783, title page. Published in: The American Revolution in drawings and prints; a checklist of 1765-1790 graphic... more
"Logier, with two supporters, stands on a platform, drawing aside a curtain from irradiated woman's head, with classical features and a laurel wreath..." (Source: George)
Print showing a gas light generator for use in "Hotels, Light Houses, Steam Boats, Cottages, Factories, Churches" with vignettes of buildings, boats, and gas lights.
Illus. in: Plates Accompanying Report of the Secretary of the Treasury on the Improvements in the Lighthouse System and Collateral Aids to Navigation, detail of plate 16, (center top). On lower right: Lithy. by... more
Title from item. Illus. in: Plates Accompanying Report of the Secretary of the Treasury on the Improvements in the Lighthouse System and Collateral Aids to Navigation, detail of plate 16, (lower left). On lower... more
Illus. in: Plates Accompanying Report of the Secretary of the Treasury on the Improvements in the Lighthouse System and Collateral Aids to Navigation, detail of plate 4, (right). Title from item. On title page:... more
Scratched on back of plate: 215. One corner trimmed. Hallmark: Rinhart 2. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920; (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress). Produced by Mathew... more
Full-length portrait of soldier facing slightly right. Title transcribed from verso. Purchase; Frances M. Fenton; 1944. Forms part of: Roger Fenton Crimean War photograph collection.
Hon. Augustus Murray Cathcart, three-quarter length portrait, facing right, seated, hands resting on his sword. Title transcribed from verso. Purchase; Frances M. Fenton; 1944. Forms part of: Roger Fenton Crime... more
Quartermaster Hill, seated on horse, facing left. Title transcribed from verso. Alternate title from: James, Crimea 1854-56 : the war with Russia from contemporary photographs. Purchase; Frances M. Fenton; 1944... more
Robert Portal, full-length portrait, standing, facing front, next to horse with two other unidentified men who are looking away from the camera. Title transcribed from verso. Purchase; Frances M. Fenton; 1944. ... more
Group of men of the 13th Light Dragoons, including Colonel Doherty, Cornet Danzil Chamberlayne, Captain Jenyns, and veterinary-surgeon Thomas Towers, one man seated on ground with dog; tents and huts in the bac... more
Colonel Low, full-length portrait, facing left, standing beside horse and wearing winter coat and hat; another man is standing in front of the horse and facing the camera. Bell tents in the background. Title tr... more
Major Cathcart, full-length portrait, seated on horseback, facing right. Title transcribed from verso. Purchase; Frances M. Fenton; 1944. Forms part of: Roger Fenton Crimean War photograph collection.
Print shows Lord Cardigan leading the charge of the light brigade toward Russian artillery on the left, in the foreground, Russian artillery fire on the left flank of the charging light brigade, as artillery on... more
Captain Brown, seated, and servant, full-length portrait, facing front, wearing winter uniforms, with tents in background. Title transcribed from verso. Purchase; Frances M. Fenton; 1944. Forms part of: Roger F... more
Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 2, no. 33 (1856 July 26), p. 100. Reference copy may be in LOT 4424. Caption card tracings: Milit... more