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The Château of Chambord Seen from the Southwest

Simon Mathurin Lantara (French, Oncy 1729–1778 Paris)

Piazza San Marco from the Southwest Corner, with the Procuratie Nuove on the Right

Piazza San Marco and its bustling street life were popular subjects among the artists, especially Canaletto. In this ink and wash drawing, he has chosen to magnify the Procuratie Nuove, one of the three connec... more

Versailles Seen from the Southwest

Louis Nicolas de Lespinasse, called the Chevalier de Lespinasse (French, Pouilly-sur-Loire 1734–1808 Paris)

New-York (From the Southwest)

Lithographed by K. Th. Westermann (German, active 1852)

A Night Scout in the Southwest – Surprise of an Outpost, and Survey of the Rebel Guns (from Harper's Weekly)

Union success on the Civil War’s western front depended upon gaining control of the Mississippi and Ulysses S. Grant waged a series of campaigns to achieve this goal between 1861 and 1863. Published in Harper’s... more

The Atlantic Telegraph Cable Fleet Assembled at Berehaven (Southwest Coast of Ireland): Ships, the Great Eastern, H.M.S. Terrible, the Alby, the Medway and the William Cory

One of the 19th century's great technological achievements was to lay a telegraphic cable beneath the Atlantic, allowing messages to speed back and forth between North America and Europe in minutes, rather than... more

[Full view of U.S. Capitol from southwest]

Shows undeveloped Independence Avenue, S.W., and Capitol in background with flag at half-mast.

Sectional Elevation of Southwest Pass Lighthouse, Louisiana

Lighthouse Maps and Plans for Southwest Pass, Louisiana

Elevation, Section Plan, and Perspective View of Southwest Ledge Lighthouse, Connecticut

Lighthouse Plans for Southwest Ledge (New Haven), Connecticut

map from "The Silver Country, or the Great Southwest. A review of the mineral and other wealth, the attractions and material development of the former kingdom of New Spain, comprising Mexico and the Mexican cessions to the United States in 1848 and 1853"

This image has been taken from scan 000016 from "The Silver Country, or the Great Southwest. A review of the mineral and other wealth, the attractions and material development of the former kingdom of New Spain... more