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A shepherdess, accompanied by her dog, dancing to the sound of a musette

Abraham Bosse (French, Tours 1602/1604–1676 Paris)

The Sound of Spring in a Lonely Valley

Inscriptions after the artist (right): "The Sound of Spring in a Lonely Valley, the first lunar month of spring in the xinchou year [January 30–February 28, 1661], painted for the gentleman Jiaoru, Hongren" and... more

Christmas Sound - Tierra Del Fuego

Bird's-eye panorama of mountainous inlets; bird in foreground.

Sound of the Lake at Rinkai (Rinkai kosei), from the series Eight Views of the Ryūkyū Islands (Ryūkyū hakkei)

Hokusai's prints of the Ryūkyū were probably made to commemorate the Ryūkyū mission's arrival at Edo in November 1832. Although the original gazetteer that inspired Hokusai was in black and white, his series is... more

Newspaper article accompanying print in The Sun, Awful Conflagration of the Steam Boat Lexington in Long Island Sound on Monday Eve, January 13th, 1840, by which melancholy occurrence, over 100 Persons Perished

A fire blazes through The Lexington steamship as survivors hold on to floating pieces of ship debris. A map of Long Island Sound appears below the image. This version was printed at the Sun Office and has "The ... more

Awful Conflagration of the Steam Boat Lexington in Long Island Sound on Monday Eve, January 13th, 1840, by which melancholy occurrence, over 100 Persons Perished

A fire blazes through The Lexington steamship as survivors hold on to floating pieces of ship debris. A map of Long Island Sound appears below the image. This version was printed at the Sun Office and has "The ... more

Murray River from "Journals of Expeditions of discovery into Central Australia, and overland from Adelaide to King George's Sound, in 1840-1, including an account of the manners and customs of the Aborigines, and the state of their relations with Europeans"

This image has been taken from scan 000492 from volume 02 of "Journals of Expeditions of discovery into Central Australia, and overland from Adelaide to King George's Sound, in 1840-1, including an account of t... more

map from "Journals of Expeditions of discovery into Central Australia, and overland from Adelaide to King George's Sound, in 1840-1, including an account of the manners and customs of the Aborigines, and the state of their relations with Europeans"

This image has been taken from scan 000545 from volume 02 of "Journals of Expeditions of discovery into Central Australia, and overland from Adelaide to King George's Sound, in 1840-1, including an account of t... more

bat from "Journals of Expeditions of discovery into Central Australia, and overland from Adelaide to King George's Sound, in 1840-1, including an account of the manners and customs of the Aborigines, and the state of their relations with Europeans"

This image has been taken from scan 000446 from volume 01 of "Journals of Expeditions of discovery into Central Australia, and overland from Adelaide to King George's Sound, in 1840-1, including an account of t... more

Map without title showing the railroad route to Santa Fe and San Diego; the central route through South Pass and on to San Francisco and "Puget's Sound," and connecting railroads east of the Mississippi.

Outline map of North America showing proposed railroad routes within the present limits of the United States. This is one of the earliest promotional maps for a transcontinental railroad to come before the Uni... more

Steamboats Passing at Midnight – On Long Island Sound

Two steamship paddleboats pass in the moonlight, the Bristol crossing to the right and the Providence to the left. A lighthouse shines a beam of light in the background. Lithographed and published by Currier &a... more

Gathering Storm on Long Island Sound

The simplicity of line, form and arrangement that marks Kensett's late coastal landscapes lends to most of them an appealing repose. Here the mood shifts to subtle tension, in the dialogue between the spiny lim... more