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Trefoil-shaped Tracery Light

Trefoil-shaped Tracery Light

Made in Carinthia, Austria

Triangular-shaped Tracery Light

Triangular-shaped Tracery Light

Made in Carinthia, Austria

Quatrefoil-shaped Tracery Light

Quatrefoil-shaped Tracery Light

Made in Carinthia, Austria

Trefoil-shaped Tracery Light

Trefoil-shaped Tracery Light

Made in Carinthia, Austria

Triangular-shaped Tracery Light

Triangular-shaped Tracery Light

Made in Carinthia, Austria

Triangular-shaped Tracery Light

Triangular-shaped Tracery Light

Made in Carinthia, Austria

God dividing light and darkness from BL Royal 17 E VII, f. 3v

God dividing light and darkness from BL Royal 17 E VII, f. 3v

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 Percy moon receiving light from the Tudor sun from BL Royal 18 D II, f. 200

Emblem of Percy moon receiving light from the Tudor sun from BL Royal ...

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

[Title page of Witelo, De Natura, illus. with composite of various phenomena of natural science: mirror; man wading in water to show refracted light; box balanced at fulcrum on another box; sunlight shining through glass to start fire; rainbow]

[Title page of Witelo, De Natura, illus. with composite of various phe...

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.

Feats of Light

Feats of Light

Scene illustrating many of the propoerties of light; such as rainbow, mirrored images, sunlight through glass causing fire; scene is of seaport with galleons in harbor; elephants crossing long bridge. Illus. in... more

decoration 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 Night, 1637, etc"

decoration from "Luminalia, or, the Festivall of Light. [By Sir Willia...

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

[Diagram of experiment with prisms that led Newton to conclude light is a mixture of differently refrangible rays; with surrounding text]

[Diagram of experiment with prisms that led Newton to conclude light i...

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

Wall light
Wall light (one of a pair)

Wall light (one of a pair)

Possibly Chantilly (French) or

Wall light (one of a pair)

Wall light (one of a pair)

Possibly Chantilly (French) or

[Donsu, damask with light green peony arabesque]

[Donsu, damask with light green peony arabesque]

Drawing shows peony arabesque design for kimonos. Title and date devised by Library staff, no information provided by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Forms part of: David Murray collec... more

Plate 10: The Ancient Gallery: a large covered gallery, light entering from the background, six figures standing atop piles of rocks in the foreground, from 'Les soirées de Rome'

Plate 10: The Ancient Gallery: a large covered gallery, light entering...

after Hubert Robert (French, Paris 1733–1808 Paris)

The Light Of The World

The Light Of The World

Etienne Fessard (French, Paris 1714–1777 Paris)

A view of Louisburg in North America, taken near the light house when that city was besieged in 1758 Vue de Louisburg, dans l'Amerique Septentrionale, prise du fanal durant le dernier siege en 1758 / / drawn on the spot by Capt. Ince of the 35th Regt. ; engraved by P. Canot.

A view of Louisburg in North America, taken near the light house when ...

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

A plan of the sea coast from Boston Bay to the light house near Rhode Island, reduced from the large survey.

A plan of the sea coast from Boston Bay to the light house near Rhode ...

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

View of the British fortress at Stoney-Point, stormed and carried by a party of the light corps of the American army, under the command of Gen. Wayne, on the morning of the 16th of July last

View of the British fortress at Stoney-Point, stormed and carried by a...

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

Light house S.W.b.S. 1 mile distant

Light house S.W.b.S. 1 mile distant

Print is oval insert on a chart of Halifax Harbor showing the lighthouse at Halifax, Nova Scotia. Title from item. Illus. in: The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Britain, by J... more

To the right honble. Lord Rodney admiral of the White, vice admiral of Great Britain, Commander in Chief of his majesties fleet in the West Indies, this view of the glorious & signal victory obtain'd over the French fleet ... is most respectfuly offered by his lordships most obedt. & very humble servant Thomas Walker Lieut. 2d Battn. 60th light Infantry / Thos. Walker delin. ; Jno. Wells sculp.

To the right honble. Lord Rodney admiral of the White, vice admiral of...

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

[Ornament for the title page of The European magazine showing the goddess Europe shining light on three figures representing America, Africa, and Asia] / Seally script. ; Bayly sculp.

[Ornament for the title page of The European magazine showing the godd...

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

Design for hanging light fixture

Design for hanging light fixture

Louis Comfort Tiffany (American, New York 1848–1933 New York) Made in New York, United States

Design for hanging light fixture

Design for hanging light fixture

Louis Comfort Tiffany (American, New York 1848–1933 New York) Made in New York, United States

Use of Electric Light at the Time of Attack on Bingyang, Korea

Use of Electric Light at the Time of Attack on Bingyang, Korea

Kobayashi Kiyochika (Japanese, 1847–1915) Meiji period (1868–1912)

Four Designs for Hanging Light Fixtures

Four Designs for Hanging Light Fixtures

Anonymous, French, 19th century

Design for a single light window

Design for a single light window

Louis Comfort Tiffany (American, New York 1848–1933 New York) Made in New York, United States

Suggestion for Dome Light

Suggestion for Dome Light

Louis Comfort Tiffany (American, New York 1848–1933 New York) Made in New York, United States

Design for single light window

Design for single light window

Louis Comfort Tiffany (American, New York 1848–1933 New York) Made in New York, United States

Design for diffusing light

Design for diffusing light

Louis Comfort Tiffany (American, New York 1848–1933 New York) Made in New York, United States

Design for triple light window

Design for triple light window

Probably Frederick Wilson, 1858–1932 Made in New York, United States

Light Summer Cloathing [sic]

Light Summer Cloathing [sic]

Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London)

Four Scenes from "Cries of London" Series: Here's your Potatoes...; Buy my Moss Roses...; Light your Honor; Pray Remember the Blind

Four Scenes from "Cries of London" Series: Here's your Potatoes...; Bu...

Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London)

A Dismounted Light Horse Volunteer

A Dismounted Light Horse Volunteer

Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London)

The Logierian system, or unveiling the new light to ye musical world!! With the discovery of a general thoro' base [altered to bass]discord in the old school / Desigd by P H-- ; G. Cruikshank, fect.

The Logierian system, or unveiling the new light to ye musical world!!...

"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)

The sylvic gas light B. Franklin Coston, patentee, Washington City, D.C. / / A. De Vaudricourt del. ; C.B. Graham's Lithy. D.C.

The sylvic gas light B. Franklin Coston, patentee, Washington City, D....

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.

Section of lenticular light the 4th order with its lantern for harbours, bays & rivers

Section of lenticular light the 4th order with its lantern for harbour...

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

Section of revolving catoptric light; plan of revolving catoptric light

Section of revolving catoptric light; plan of revolving catoptric ligh...

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

Fixed Dioptric light of the first order, vertical section

Fixed Dioptric light of the first order, vertical section

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

Lithographic establishment of Edward Weber & Co. Maps, title pages, plans, charts, business & visiting cards..., corner of Market & Light Streets, entrance in Light Street, Baltimore.

Lithographic establishment of Edward Weber & Co. Maps, title pages, pl...

Print shows advertisement for lithographer with ornamental border and scene from Hamlet.

[Unidentified woman, about 65 years of age, three-quarter length portrait, nearly profile to the left, seated in chair by table, hands in lap, wearing cap and light gloves]

[Unidentified woman, about 65 years of age, three-quarter length portr...

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

Drawing for a Proposed Battery Light for the Lighthouse at Morris Island, South Carolina

Drawing for a Proposed Battery Light for the Lighthouse at Morris Isla...

Records Relating to the Lighthouse at Morris Island, South Carolina

Representation of the Sand Key Light House, Florida / S.E. Brown.

Representation of the Sand Key Light House, Florida / S.E. Brown.

Illus. in: Gleason's pictorial, v. 7, no. 10 (1854 Sept. 9), p. 152. Title from item.

Sergeant of British Light Infantry

Sergeant of British Light Infantry

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.

Captain George, 4th Light Dragoons & servant

Captain George, 4th Light Dragoons & servant

Captain George, full-length portrait, seated before a tent, with his servant standing to the left. Title transcribed from verso. Purchase; Frances M. Fenton; 1944. Forms part of: Roger Fenton Crimean War photog... more

The honourable Major Cathcart, Dep. As. Adj. Gen. to the Light Division

The honourable Major Cathcart, Dep. As. Adj. Gen. to the Light Divisio...

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, 4[th] Light Dragoons, the horse taken immediately after the winter season

Quartermaster Hill, 4[th] Light Dragoons, the horse taken immediately ...

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

Picture Album of People with Kyōka (Light Verse) (Kyōka shiki jinbutsu)

Picture Album of People with Kyōka (Light Verse) (Kyōka shiki jinbutsu...

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

Captain Portal, 4th Light Dragoons equipped for Balaklava

Captain Portal, 4th Light Dragoons equipped for Balaklava

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

Colonel Doherty, officers & men of the 13th Light Dragoons

Colonel Doherty, officers & men of the 13th Light Dragoons

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 Lowe, [i.e., Low] 4th Light Dragoons & servant in winter dress

Colonel Lowe, [i.e., Low] 4th Light Dragoons & servant in winter dress

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

The Honourable Major Cathcart, Dep. As. Adj. General to the Light Division

The Honourable Major Cathcart, Dep. As. Adj. General to the Light Divi...

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.

Charge of the light cavalry brigade, 25th Oct. 1854, under Major General the Earl of Cardigan / W. Simpson delt. ; E. Walker lith.

Charge of the light cavalry brigade, 25th Oct. 1854, under Major Gener...

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 W.H. Seymour, 68th Light Infantry

Captain W.H. Seymour, 68th Light Infantry

Captain Seymour, seated on horseback.

Captain Brown, 4th Light Dragoons & servant, winter dress

Captain Brown, 4th Light Dragoons & servant, winter dress

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

Arresting the Steamship Northern Light

Arresting the Steamship Northern Light

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 1, no. 4 (1856 Jan. 5), p. 57. Reference copy may be in BIOG FILE - Walker, William, 1824-1860. C... more

Tremont House, Chicago - presentation of flag to Light Guards, by Duquesne Greys of Pittsburgh

Tremont House, Chicago - presentation of flag to Light Guards, by Duqu...

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

A Kyōka (Light Verse) Chorus of Birds (Kyōka momochidori)

A Kyōka (Light Verse) Chorus of Birds (Kyōka momochidori)

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