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Wooden Box with Bronze Balance Scale
Scale from Armor, New Kingdom, Egypt, 1550  -1070 BC
Scale from Armor, New Kingdom, Egypt, 1550  -1070 BC
Scale from Armor, New Kingdom, Egypt, 1550  -1070 BC
Scale from Armor, New Kingdom, Egypt, 1550  -1070 BC
Scale from Armor, New Kingdom, Egypt, 1550  -1070 BC
Relief fragment with large scale vine and inscription referring to daughters of Akhenaten
Scale from Armor, New Kingdom, Egypt, 1550  -1070 BC
Scale from Armor, New Kingdom, Egypt, 1550  -1070 BC
Scale from Armor, New Kingdom, Egypt, 1550  -1070 BC
Scale from Armor, New Kingdom, Egypt, 1550  -1070 BC
Scale from Armor, New Kingdom, Egypt, 1550  -1070 BC
Scale plate, bronze, parthian

Scale plate, bronze, parthian

Iran, Shahr-i Qumis (ancient Hecatompylos) Parthian

Figure of a Man in Scale Armor

Figure of a Man in Scale Armor

Accession Number: 25.202 Tang dynasty (618–907)

Scale Armor
Wooden Box with Bronze Balance Scale
Peruvian Two Scale Balance Beams
Peruvian Two Scale Balance Beams
Chimú Copper Scale Balance, Peru
Scale, copper alloy, Europe
Scale, copper alloy, Europe
Unknown, portal or niche, plan and elevation; perspective study, interior, square chamber with cross-vault, with a scale figure (recto)
blank (verso)
Design for a Combination Bookcase and Sofa (?), Scale lines at bottom left.
A genius on a globe flying above a landscape.
[Bird's-eye view of a large scale water supply system showing tunnels and covered aqueducts]

[Bird's-eye view of a large scale water supply system showing tunnels ...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: De architectura / Vitruvius Pollio ; tr. & ed. by Cesare Cesariano. [Como : Impressa p G. de Pōte, a la spese e instantia del magnifico d. A. Gallo e del nobile d. A. ... More

Fortitude and Justice, an allegorical composition in round format, with Fortitude grasping a stone column and Justice pointing upward, a set of scale rests on a rock at right
[Geometric figure of earth, sun, and moon calculated by Aristarchus to approximate real scale of the solar system]

[Geometric figure of earth, sun, and moon calculated by Aristarchus to...

Illus. in: De magnitudinibus, et distantiis solis, et lunae / Aristarchus of Samos. Pisauri : Apud. C. Francischinum, 1572, p. 30. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : L... More

Scale pan, copper alloy, Europe
Scale Armor, 17th century
Scale Armor, 17th century
Drawing of Female Statue with Sword and Scale
Drawing of Female Statue with Sword and Scale, anonymous French
Giraf (Giraffa camelopardaris) with left a Hottentot Warrior (Khoekhoen) as Scale Model
Scale, copper alloy, Europe
[Map of moon showing surface features, with four sets of cherubs and a scale bar]

[Map of moon showing surface features, with four sets of cherubs and a...

Illus. in: Selengraphia / Johannesevelius. Gedani : Autoris Sumtibuss, Typis Hunefeldianus, 1647. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 44.

[Page of text with illustration of a "thermoscope" or thermometer without scale]

[Page of text with illustration of a "thermoscope" or thermometer with...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Sphlaera mvndi, .... Mvtinæ : Ex typographia Andreæ, & Hieronymi Cassiani, 1653. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western technology ... / Leon... More

Chime (Qing) for Linzhong (8th note in the 12-note scale)
林鐘|Chime (Qing) for Linzhong (8th note in the 12-note scale)
Stairways adorned by magnificient architecture . . . (Gruppo di Scale ornato di magnifica Architettura . .  .)

Stairways adorned by magnificient architecture . . . (Gruppo di Scale ...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)

A Plan of London on the Same Scale as that of Paris : In order to as certair the Difference of the Extent of these two Rivals, the Abbe de la Grives Plan of Paris, & that of London by J. Rocque have been divided into equal Squares where London Contains 39, and Paris but 29, So that the Superficie of London is to that of Paris as 39 to 29 or as 5455 Acres to 4028, there are exceeds Paris, bx 1472 Acves, the farmer being a 1/2 square Miles & Pais only 6 1/3 by J. Rocque Chorographe to his Maesty = Plan de Londres &C. Sur la même Echelle que Celui de Paris : afin de constater la Difference en Grandeur de ces deux Rivals on a devise Le Plan de Paris par Mr. l'Abbe de la Grivem, et, celui de Londres par J. Rocque, par desquarré dona Londres en Continent 39 & Paris 29 Chaquequarre etant de 168440 Toesas en & superficie, ce qui donne 7339 Arpens pour la sourface de, Londres, et 5416 pour celle de Paris les surplus pour Londres et done de 1923 Arpens Por J. Rocke Chorographe de Botannique ; R. Parr Sculp [mapa]
A Scale of Distances of the Principal Cities & Towns in England Giving in all 4560 distances in Measurd Milles [Mapa]

A Scale of Distances of the Principal Cities & Towns in England Giving...

Consta de un mapa de Inglaterra y Gales en el que se señala la situación de los principales núcleos de población, y de una detallada tabla en la que se informa de las distancias existentes, en millas entre esos... More

A new map of Ayr Shire comprehending Kyle, Cunningham & Carrick : the scale one inch to a mile /

A new map of Ayr Shire comprehending Kyle, Cunningham & Carrick : the ...

Relief shown pictorially. Facsimile. Original version: [Norfolk, England? : s.n], 1775. Pyle sculp., Angel Court, Snow Hill, London. "Publish'd according to Act of Parliament, January 10th 1775." Available also... More

A Plan of the works on Spikendevil Hill with the ground in front, protracted from a scale of 200 feet to an inch.

A Plan of the works on Spikendevil Hill with the ground in front, prot...

Scale 1:2,400. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown by shading. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1169 Available also through the Library of ... More

United States Congress, September 1, 1781, Printed Table of Currency Scale, Paper Money to Silver

United States Congress, September 1, 1781, Printed Table of Currency S...

Printed Table of Currency Scale, Paper Money to Silver

The cabinet-maker and upholsterer's guide, or, Repository of designs for every article of household furniture, in the newest and most approved taste : displaying a great variety of patterns for chairs, stools ... in the plainest and most enriched styles : with a scale to each, and an explanation in letter press : also the plan of a room, shewing the proper distribution of the furniture ... from drawings
The country twenty-five miles round London : planned from a scale of one mile to an inch /

The country twenty-five miles round London : planned from a scale of o...

Relief shown by hachures. "The scale around the map is divided into statute miles east and west from the meridian of London, and north & south from the parallel of the same place, which is in Lat 51°30'." Londo... More

Parallel Rule with Protractor and Plotting Scale
Buffalo scale co. - Print, Library of Congress collection

Buffalo scale co. - Print, Library of Congress collection

This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Brayley & White.

Bridge from "Travels in China ... In which it is attempted to appreciate the rank that this extraordinary empire may be considered to hold in the scale of civilised nations ... Illustrated with several engravings. The second edition"

Bridge from "Travels in China ... In which it is attempted to apprecia...

This image has been taken from scan 000374 from "Travels in China ... In which it is attempted to appreciate the rank that this extraordinary empire may be considered to hold in the scale of civilised nations .... More

technology from "Travels in China ... In which it is attempted to appreciate the rank that this extraordinary empire may be considered to hold in the scale of civilised nations ... Illustrated with several engravings. The second edition"

technology from "Travels in China ... In which it is attempted to appr...

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portrait from "Travels in China ... In which it is attempted to appreciate the rank that this extraordinary empire may be considered to hold in the scale of civilised nations ... Illustrated with several engravings. The second edition"

portrait from "Travels in China ... In which it is attempted to apprec...

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technology from "Travels in China ... In which it is attempted to appreciate the rank that this extraordinary empire may be considered to hold in the scale of civilised nations ... Illustrated with several engravings. The second edition"

technology from "Travels in China ... In which it is attempted to appr...

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Member of Congress. William Loughton Smith The importance of this city in the federal scale and the immense revence it pours into the federal coffers, would seem to entitle it to some share in the Federal Councils; yet strange to tell, it is rep

Member of Congress. William Loughton Smith The importance of this city...

Political campaign.; Smith, William Loughton.; Imprint 2. 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; Po... More

portrait from "Travels in China ... In which it is attempted to appreciate the rank that this extraordinary empire may be considered to hold in the scale of civilised nations ... Illustrated with several engravings. The second edition"

portrait from "Travels in China ... In which it is attempted to apprec...

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Copy of a Large Italian Print, Reduced in the Camera
Balance scale, copper alloy
Terracotta vessel fragment with three bands and a scale pattern
Woven Textile with Small Scale Floral Pattern

Woven Textile with Small Scale Floral Pattern

late Song (960–1279) or early Yuan (1271–1368) dynasty

Terracotta vessel fragment with scale pattern

Terracotta vessel fragment with scale pattern

From Phylakopi, MelosFragment with scale-pattern; dark-on-light ware. Late Minoan IB

Terracotta vessel fragment with scale pattern

Terracotta vessel fragment with scale pattern

From Phylakopi, MelosFragment with scale pattern. Late Minoan II

Interesting facts for the consideration of the citizens of Washington ... It is a fact that Mr. Rufus Porter, of this City, has discovered an apparently feasible plan for aerial navigation, which has been satisfactorily tested, on a small scale

Interesting facts for the consideration of the citizens of Washington ...

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 201, Folder 12.

Complete scale for Robertson's keyed stop violin

Complete scale for Robertson's keyed stop violin

From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1820-1860 (Microfilm M 3106) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form) In bound volumes: Copyright Deposits 1820-1860

Gran tavola cosmografica contenente le rotazioni annuali terresti corrispondenti al sole : veduta dai poli per meglio far conoscere l'alternativa delle ombre e della luce : con sue refrazioni, posizione della luna relativamente alla terra, sue riflessioni, e sue maree : con scale indicanti a ciascun paese la durata del giorno & della totte per ogni latitudine : altra nuova scala sinottica dimostrante la declinazione e ascensione retta del sole in ogni giorno dell'anno /

Gran tavola cosmografica contenente le rotazioni annuali terresti corr...

Includes text, four hemispherical views of the Earth showing night and day and different times and latitudes, and colored illustrations. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image... More

[Design drawing for stained glass window showing Archangel Michael wearing armor, with scale and sword, in trefoil]; and Archangel Gabriel, robed, in trefoil]
Map of Onondaga County, New York : showing military townships and their names, lot lines, numbers, and dimensions, with names of first proprietors ... location of farm houses and names of owners, and separate plans of the city of Syracuse and all the villages in the county, on a large scale : from official records and new and accurate surveys /

Map of Onondaga County, New York : showing military townships and thei...

Shows real-property tracts and lines only in town (townships) adjacent to Syracuse; other towns are subdivided into numbered military townships. Relief shown by hachures. Hand colored to emphasize town (townshi... More

Extract from the original (large scale) map of Gettysburg battle field in 4 sheets, being portions of sheets 2 and 3 lying S. & S.W. of the town of Gettysburg.

Extract from the original (large scale) map of Gettysburg battle field...

Scale 1:2400 ("1" = 200 feet"). LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 350.5 Manuscript map drawn on tracing linen of the intersection of the Emmitsburg and Taneytown roads. Depicted are roads, buildings, names of reside... More

Monitor map, showing the whole seacoast from Chesapeake Bay, down to Savannah harbor, and the whole country between Richmond & Savannah, with map on large scale of the harbor of Charleston.

Monitor map, showing the whole seacoast from Chesapeake Bay, down to S...

Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 45 Shows towns, roads, railroads, forts, and rivers. Inset: Williams, W. A. Sketch of Charleston harbor. Scale ca. 1:71,000. 24 x 25 cm. Description derived from pu... More

Perspective view on exact scale of proposed patent elevated railway, when erected in front of A. T. Stewart's brock on Broadway, between Chambers and Reade Streets, New York.
The sampson scale. [New York c. 1867].

The sampson scale. [New York c. 1867].

1 page of galley proof from The Scientific American. 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

Scale Armor, 19th century
music from "Travels in China ... In which it is attempted to appreciate the rank that this extraordinary empire may be considered to hold in the scale of civilised nations ... Illustrated with several engravings. The second edition"

music from "Travels in China ... In which it is attempted to appreciat...

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music from "Travels in China ... In which it is attempted to appreciate the rank that this extraordinary empire may be considered to hold in the scale of civilised nations ... Illustrated with several engravings. The second edition"

music from "Travels in China ... In which it is attempted to appreciat...

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music from "Travels in China ... In which it is attempted to appreciate the rank that this extraordinary empire may be considered to hold in the scale of civilised nations ... Illustrated with several engravings. The second edition"

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music from "Travels in China ... In which it is attempted to appreciate the rank that this extraordinary empire may be considered to hold in the scale of civilised nations ... Illustrated with several engravings. The second edition"

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music from "Travels in China ... In which it is attempted to appreciate the rank that this extraordinary empire may be considered to hold in the scale of civilised nations ... Illustrated with several engravings. The second edition"

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music from "Travels in China ... In which it is attempted to appreciate the rank that this extraordinary empire may be considered to hold in the scale of civilised nations ... Illustrated with several engravings. The second edition"

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Rand McNally & Co's new railroad and county map of the United States and Canada. Compiled from the latest government surveys, and drawn to an accurate scale.

Rand McNally & Co's new railroad and county map of the United States a...

Very detailed map of the continental United States and parts of Canada and Mexico including drainage, international, state and county boundaries, cities and towns, canals, roads, trails, railroads, and railroad... More

Suburban homes, a book containing exterior views and floor plans, drawn to a scale, of all these cottages

Suburban homes, a book containing exterior views and floor plans, draw...

I5927 U.S. Copyright Office. This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Beresford, R.

New enlarged scale railroad and county map of California showing every railroad station and post office in the state.

New enlarged scale railroad and county map of California showing every...

Indexed map showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, counties, roads, and railroads. Scale ca.1:1,200,000. LC Railroad maps, 189 Description derived from published bibliography. Inset: Rand McNal... More

New enlarged scale railroad and county map of Tennessee showing every railroad station and post office in the state, 1888.

New enlarged scale railroad and county map of Tennessee showing every ...

Shows relief by hachures, drainage, counties, cities and towns, roads, and railroads. Scale ca. 1:580,000. LC Railroad maps, 303 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Libra... More

[The scale, Brunswick (i.e., Braunschweig), Germany]

[The scale, Brunswick (i.e., Braunschweig), Germany]

Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., catalogue J foreign section. Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Photographic Company, 1905. Print no. "6453". Forms part of: Views of Germany in the Photochrom print collection.

scale from "The Universal Mining Code for the use of mining companies, mining engineers ... The Code words specially selected to comply with the Telegraph Convention rules, by G. Ager"

scale from "The Universal Mining Code for the use of mining companies,...

This image has been taken from scan 000434 from "The Universal Mining Code for the use of mining companies, mining engineers ... The Code words specially selected to comply with the Telegraph Convention rules, ... More

[Study for figure in Corrupt legislation without scale]

[Study for figure in Corrupt legislation without scale]

Study drawing shows the allegorical central figure in the Library of Congress mural Corrupt legislation with a staff across her lap. She wears some drapery. The mural was installed in the Jefferson Building in ... More

Net scale of prices for electrotyping adopted by the electrotypers' and stereotypers' association of New York. Rules and regulations in reference to scale of prices for electrotyping ... New York. The electrotypers' and stereotypers' association

Net scale of prices for electrotyping adopted by the electrotypers' an...

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 130, Folder 17a.

All a question of the scale we do it on / F. Opper.

All a question of the scale we do it on / F. Opper.

Print shows a vignette cartoon depicting how the economies of scale of an operation or event determines public opinion, for instance, "no. 9" shows a handful of criminals robbing a citizen on the street, they a... More

Monopoly Committee told U.S. errs in sponsoring large scale rental housing projects. Washington, D.C., July 6. Morton Bodfish, Executive Vice President of the United States Building and Loan League, said today that the government was making an error in sponsoring large scale rental housing projects. He further declared that as a national policy the government should encourage home ownership
Pupil on weighing scale, Bermerside School
Portrait of Senator Chauncey Depew

Portrait of Senator Chauncey Depew

Chauncey Depew (April 23, 1834- April 5, 1928) was a United States Senator from New York serving between 1899 and 1911...Ca. 1900

51909.BB#001--H.J. Sheperds coal shed and scale--Lancaster, NY [1900.02.02]
Portrait of Senator Chauncey Depew

Portrait of Senator Chauncey Depew

Chauncey Depew (April 23, 1834- April 5, 1928) was a United States Senator from New York serving between 1899 and 1911...Ca. 1900

Scale, W - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Fifth Infantry, S-Y

Scale, W - Age: [Blank], Year: [BLANK] - Mississippi Fifth Infantry, S...

Carded Records Showing Military Service of Soldiers Who Fought in Confederate Organizations

Bostadshus, 6 personer.
P. Hammar

Bostadshus, 6 personer. P. Hammar

Bostadshus, 6 personer. P. Hammar

Tiffany Letter Scale, bronze, American

Tiffany Letter Scale, bronze, American

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

One of the many Street Kitchens that sprang up in the aftermath of the quake. This one is in front of the Baker & Greenwich Street Market, near the Presidio. On April 18, 1906 at 5:15 AM a quake of 8.25 on the Richter scale hit San Francisco. Greater destruction came from the fires afterwards. The city burned for three days. The combination destroyed 490 city blocks and 25,000 buildings, leaving 250,000 homeless and killing between 450 and 700. Estimated damages, over $350 million

One of the many Street Kitchens that sprang up in the aftermath of the...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Francisco State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public C... More

Ruin of the $7,000,000 City Hall by earthquake and fire. The building was a monument of poor workmanship, materials and design. The U.S. Geological Survey Report on the San Francisco Earthquake of April 18,1906. (Possible photograph by Frank Soule) On April 18, 1906 at 5:15 AM a quake of 8.25 on the Richter scale hit San Francisco. Greater destruction came from the fires afterwards. The city burned for three days. The combination destroyed 490 city blocks and 25,000 buildings, leaving 250,000 homeless and killing between 450 and 700. Estimated damages, over $350 million

Ruin of the $7,000,000 City Hall by earthquake and fire. The building ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Francisco State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public C... More

Mission Relief Headquarters. The barn of James Rolph Jr. on Guerrero Street was converted into the headquarters for Mission relief. Later, Rolph became Mayor of San Francisco and then governor. On April 18, 1906 at 5:15 AM a quake of 8.25 on the Richter scale hit San Francisco. Greater destruction came from the fires afterwards. The city burned for three days. The combination destroyed 490 city blocks and 25,000 buildings, leaving 250,000 homeless and killing between 450 and 700. Estimated damages, over $350 million

Mission Relief Headquarters. The barn of James Rolph Jr. on Guerrero S...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Francisco State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public C... More

Burnt-out truck of an inbound streetcar lies on Third Street between Market and Mission. The Call Building (left) at the corner of Third and Market streets. Mutual Savings Bank is across Market and Kearny. On April 18, 1906 at 5:15 AM a quake of 8.25 on the Richter scale hit San Francisco. Greater destruction came from the fires afterwards. The city burned for three days. The combination destroyed 490 city blocks and 25,000 buildings, leaving 250,000 homeless and killing between 450 and 700. Estimated damages, over $350 million

Burnt-out truck of an inbound streetcar lies on Third Street between M...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Francisco State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public C... More

As soldiers from the Presidio patrol with their Springfield 03 at ready, civilians queue up in bread lines for food in the aftermath of the quake. On April 18, 1906 at 5:15 AM a quake of 8.25 on the Richter scale hit San Francisco. Greater destruction came from the fires afterwards. The city burned for three days. The combination destroyed 490 city blocks and 25,000 buildings, leaving 250,000 homeless and killing between 450 and 700. Estimated damages, over $350 million

As soldiers from the Presidio patrol with their Springfield 03 at read...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Francisco State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public C... More

Soldiers from the Presidio stand amid the rubble of fallen buildings after the earthquake. The Hall of Records (dome) is in the background (right). On April 18, 1906 at 5:15 AM a quake of 8.25 on the Richter scale hit San Francisco. Greater destruction came from the fires afterwards. The city burned for three days. The combination destroyed 490 city blocks and 25,000 buildings, leaving 250,000 homeless and killing between 450 and 700. Estimated damages, over $350 million

Soldiers from the Presidio stand amid the rubble of fallen buildings a...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Francisco State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public C... More

After the quake, the US Army took in many of the cities refugees at the Presidio and set them up in tent cities. This appears to be the Women and Childrens section. On April 18, 1906 at 5:15 AM a quake of 8.25 on the Richter scale hit San Francisco. Greater destruction came from the fires afterwards. The city burned for three days. The combination destroyed 490 city blocks and 25,000 buildings, leaving 250,000 homeless and killing between 450 and 700. Estimated damages, over $350 million

After the quake, the US Army took in many of the cities refugees at th...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Francisco State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public C... More

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