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Plan of Mr. Fitch's steam boat Annual passage of the herrings.

Plan of Mr. Fitch's steam boat Annual passage of the herrings.

Prints show (on top) a boat with power-driven oars and (below) a map showing the annual migration route taken by herring around the north and central portions of the Atlantic Ocean. Title from item. Illus. in: ... More

Plan of Mr. Fitch's steam boat

Plan of Mr. Fitch's steam boat

Print shows broadside view of John Fitch's design for ferry boat with steam-driven oars. Title from item. Illus. in: The Columbian magazine, or monthly miscellany,.... Philadelphia : Printed for T. Seddon, W. S... More

Water proof - Print, Library of Congress collection

Water proof - Print, Library of Congress collection

Print shows a female figure possibly representing Columbia or Commerce, full-length, seated, facing right, wearing a helmet with an eagle(?) with wings spread on top; she is holding a pike with her right hand, ... More

[Amphibious steam powered carriage and paddle boat designed by Oliver Evans]

[Amphibious steam powered carriage and paddle boat designed by Oliver ...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: The Boston mechanic and journal of the useful arts and sciences. Boston : G.W. Light & Co., 1834 July, p. 17. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of ... More

Study sketches of two ships - a sailing ship and a steamship, possibly a ferry

Study sketches of two ships - a sailing ship and a steamship, possibly...

Title devised by Library staff. Stamped on verso: From the file of James F. Queen artist, 1824-1889. (DLC/PP-1997:105) Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection at the Library of Congress. Forms part of: Docum... More

Stony Point, near Gibraltar, on the Hudson River, U.S. July 24th 1846

Stony Point, near Gibraltar, on the Hudson River, U.S. July 24th 1846

Drawing shows a steamship on the Hudson River, with a view of the lighthouse at Stony Point, New York. Purchase; William Reese Company; 2000; (DLC/PP-2000:086). Title from item. Accession box no. DLC/PP-2000:086

[Lampshade design with six views: "Kansas", "Jefferson City", "Erie R.R.", "New York", "Niagara", and "Water Works, Phila."]

[Lampshade design with six views: "Kansas", "Jefferson City", "Erie R....

Title devised by Library staff. Stamped on lower left: From the file of James F. Queen artist, 1824-1889. (DLC/PP-1997:105). Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection at the Library of Congress.

U.S.S. Vanderbuilt - Charleston, Boston Mass.

U.S.S. Vanderbuilt - Charleston, Boston Mass.

U.S.S. Vanderbuilt. A side-wheeler presented to the U.S. in 1861 by Commodore Cornelius (?) Vanderbuilt, a ship of 3360 tons, stout and swift, perhaps the most successful of the converted merchant ships. Equipp... More

St. Louis in 1832. From an original painting by Geo. Catlin in possession of the Mercantile Library Association

St. Louis in 1832. From an original painting by Geo. Catlin in possess...

Print shows a side paddle wheel steamer named the "St. Louis" headed up the Mississippi River under steam, with a view of the Saint Louis waterfront in the background. Title from item. Based on an original oil ... More

[Ben Campbell, steamship at landing]

[Ben Campbell, steamship at landing]

Photographer unidentified. Case: front, variant of Rinhart 163; back, central spiral within rectangular border. Purchase; 1982; (DLC/PP-1982:095). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress).

River boat on the Potomac

River boat on the Potomac

Sketch shows a sidewheel steamboat on the Potomac River. Wallis was a British Commissioner from the Foreign Office to the United States in 1853. Originally 1 of 37 drawings in portfolios with binder's title: Sk... More

S.S. Eastern City - Charleston, Boston Mass.

S.S. Eastern City - Charleston, Boston Mass.

S.S. Eastern City. Built in New York for a Boston S.S. Co., and used in weekly run to Portland, Eastport, & St. John, New Brunswick. Her arched frame was a novelty, copied later on the California coast. Courtes... More

The New S.S. William Norris of Philadelphia - Charleston, Boston Mass.

The New S.S. William Norris of Philadelphia - Charleston, Boston Mass.

The New S.S. William Norris of Philadelphia. This ship was designed to "ride on the water instead of ploughing through it." Her hull was of wood, but her keelsons of iron, and contained air chambers supposed to... More

[Stern paddle-wheel steam tugboat towing British warship]

[Stern paddle-wheel steam tugboat towing British warship]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: A description and draught of a new-invented machine for carrying vessels or ships out of, or into any harbour,.... [London : Reprinted for J. Sheepshanks, 1855 from 17... More

Fitch's steamboat On the Delaware River, opposite Philadelphia designed by Reigart ; L.N. Rosenthal's lith., Phila

Fitch's steamboat On the Delaware River, opposite Philadelphia designe...

Illus. from: The life of Robert Fulton [...] / John Franklin Reigart. Philadelphia: C.G. Henderson & Co., 1856.

Scene on the Delaware River at Philada. during the severe winter of 1856 / from nature and on stone by J. Queen.

Scene on the Delaware River at Philada. during the severe winter of 18...

Print shows many people from Philadelphia ice skating on the Delaware River, possibly near the Philadelphia Navy Yard, "during the severe winter of 1856." Title from item. At head of title: Souvenir of the cold... More

East view of Philadelphia, Pennsylva. and part of Camden, New Jersey drawn from nature by A. Kollner ; lithy. of A. Kollner, Dock St. Phila

East view of Philadelphia, Pennsylva. and part of Camden, New Jersey d...

Print shows a bird's-eye view of Camden, New Jersey in the foreground, with many buildings of commercial and residential nature, the Delaware River with steamboats and ships, and a view from the east of Philade... More

[Scene on the Delaware River at Philada. during the severe winter of 1856]

[Scene on the Delaware River at Philada. during the severe winter of 1...

Drawing shows many people from Philadelphia ice skating on the Delaware River, possibly near the Philadelphia Navy Yard, "during the severe winter of 1856." Title from lithograph published after this drawing. (... More

Transatlantic sketches--the Mississippi River

Transatlantic sketches--the Mississippi River

Wood engravings showing three views of the Mississippi River, captioned: 1. Down the lower Mississippi--from the Baton Rouge; 2. Voyageurs ascending the lower Mississippi; 3. Woodchopper's hut, lower Mississippi.

From Grays Ferry looking south / Jas. Queen.

From Grays Ferry looking south / Jas. Queen.

Drawing shows two steamboats at dock and four riverboats or barges on the Schuylkill River, with marsh in the foreground. Title from item. Signed "Jas. Queen" on lower right. (DLC/PP-1997:105) Forms part of: Ma... More

Joseph Whitney

Joseph Whitney

Three fragmentary drawings of steamboat Joseph Whitney. Title inscribed center right. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.39). Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

Scene on the upper Mississippi (Am Ober-Mississippi)

Scene on the upper Mississippi (Am Ober-Mississippi)

Two steamboats and raft in foreground.

Captured steamer used as a picket boat St. Johns River

Captured steamer used as a picket boat St. Johns River

Broadside view. Title inscribed below image. Inscribed upper right: 74. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.341) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

U.S.S. Silver Lake, a U.S. Navy tin-clad steamboat which patrolled Confederate waterways during the Civil War

U.S.S. Silver Lake, a U.S. Navy tin-clad steamboat which patrolled Con...

Title devised by Library staff. Gift; Connor Paul Younkin; 2017; (DLC/PP-2017:151). Forms part of: Younkin collection of cartes de visite. Unprocessed in PR 13 CN 2017:151, no. 5 (AA size part)

View of St. Louis, Mo. [Levee]

View of St. Louis, Mo. [Levee]

Purchase; Christie's, South Kensington; 1981; (DLC/PP-1981:260).

View of the famous levee of New Orleans, the capital of Louisiana, which commencing 43 miles below passes through the [c]ity forming its chief business depot, and extends 143 miles above, on the banks of the Mississippi / photographed by E.H. Nelson, Jun., N.O.

View of the famous levee of New Orleans, the capital of Louisiana, whi...

Levee with bales of cotton, African-American workers and steamboats. Title from item. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 9, no. 228 (1860 Apr. 14), p. 306 and 315.

Small steamboat at dockside; building on left

Small steamboat at dockside; building on left

Small steamboat at dockside, building on left. Courtesy of The Trustees of Reservations, Archives & Research Center

Bushū Yokohama hakkei no uchi - hatoba no kihan

Bushū Yokohama hakkei no uchi - hatoba no kihan

Japanese print shows a man and a woman standing on the docks as a steamboat returns to the pier. Title from item. Signature: Yoshitora ga. Seal date: Cock 1. Engraving attributed to: Hori Take. Annotations, sta... More

U.S. gunboat Queen City

U.S. gunboat Queen City

No. 3147. Title from item. Mounted with five other photographs with general caption: Mississippi River Fleet. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Arrival of the Twenty-Second Indiana Volunteers, Colonel J.C. Davis, at St. Louis, Missouri / sketched by James Guire.

Arrival of the Twenty-Second Indiana Volunteers, Colonel J.C. Davis, a...

Soldiers getting off steamboat. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 5, no. 246 (1861 Sept. 14), p. 582.

Union, Landscape view print

Union, Landscape view print

Print shows the harbor at "Annapolis", Maryland, and a view of "Fort McHenry", on an unfolded lampshade. 660 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Publication date based on copyright statement on item. Inscri... More

The steamship Marion, on her way to New York with the wives and children of the soldiers in Fort Sumter - manning the ramparts and cheering of the men as the steamer passes the fort the parting salute from Fort Sumpter / from a sketch by our special artist now in Charleston

The steamship Marion, on her way to New York with the wives and childr...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1861 Feb. 23, p. 212.

Memphis (Tennessee) before the war / sketched by Porte Crayon.

Memphis (Tennessee) before the war / sketched by Porte Crayon.

Composite of three scenes showing the old battery at the navy yard, steamboat landing, and the cotton levee, Memphis, Tennessee. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1862 March 15, p. 168. David Strother (1816-1888), 19... More

Capture of Fort Henry by U.S. gun boats under the command of Flag Officer Foote, February 6th 1862 / J.G. ; Middleton, Strobridge & Co. Lith. Cin. O.

Capture of Fort Henry by U.S. gun boats under the command of Flag Offi...

Print shows four Union ironclads in the foreground, identified as the "St. Louis", "Carondelet", "Cincinnati", and the "Essex", bombarding Confederate Fort Henry in the background; also shows two Confederate st... More

The National steamer Oriental, on shore on the sandpit near Nag's Head, N.C. / From a sketch by our special artist, Mr. J.H. Schell.

The National steamer Oriental, on shore on the sandpit near Nag's Head...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1862 July 5, p. 221.

Tennessee River near Florence, Alabama, 1862

Tennessee River near Florence, Alabama, 1862

Drawing shows a steamboat on the Tennessee River, near Florence, Alabama. Title from Blood shed in this war by M. Peake. Title on mat (source unverified): Tennessee River near Florence, Alabama, July 18, 1862. ... More

Commodore Farragut's squadron and Captain Porter's mortar fleet entering the Mississippi River / sketched by an Officer of the "Mississippi".

Commodore Farragut's squadron and Captain Porter's mortar fleet enteri...

Print shows a large squadron of battleships and ironclads entering the Mississippi River near the "Light-house of Southwest Pass"; some are identified as the "Colorado, 40 Guns", "Pensacola on the Bar", "Westfi... More

Headquarters of the Union Army commanded by Gen. Grant, on the banks of the Mississippi, near Vicksburg [steamboats in backgrd.]

Headquarters of the Union Army commanded by Gen. Grant, on the banks o...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Wood engraving after sketch by Henri Lovie. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 16, no. 392 (1863 Apr. 4), p. 29.

Difficulties of a working general among the bayous Bayou navigation in Dixie / / from a sketch by Mr. Theodore R. Davis.

Difficulties of a working general among the bayous Bayou navigation in...

Four illustrations: men poling a flatboat; man seated on shore; soldiers along bayou; and a steamboat. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 7, no. 328 (1863 April 11), p. 225. DCRM(G) example 1F1.1 - Material without... More

Hampton Roads, Virginia. Ammunition schooners, American Civil War Glass Negative.

Hampton Roads, Virginia. Ammunition schooners, American Civil War Glas...

Photo shows boats anchored off City Point, Virginia, including the schooner William Spear of Baltimore (name on stern); a sidewheel steamboat (left center) with the likely name Metamora; astern of her, the hosp... More

Review of the returned veterans by Gov. Curtin--Gen. Meade and staff passing the grand stand, Penn. Square, Phila. / / sketched by our special artist [...] Offices of the People's Line of Steamboats, West Street, near Canal, New York

Review of the returned veterans by Gov. Curtin--Gen. Meade and staff p...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1865 July 1, p. 236.

View of Cincinnati, Ohio

View of Cincinnati, Ohio

490 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright entry no. 490 dated August 15, 1866 in volume covering time period, Nov. 9, 1864 - May 9, 1867. Transfer; U.S. District Court. Ohio. Southern District.

Burning of the steamer Stonewall, on the Mississippi River, October 28th, during which upward of two hundred lives were lost

Burning of the steamer Stonewall, on the Mississippi River, October 28...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, Nov. 13, 1869, p. 149.

Wheeling, West Virginia, Ohio River steamer and the Island in 1869

Wheeling, West Virginia, Ohio River steamer and the Island in 1869

Photograph shows stern wheeler, the R. R. Hudson docked. Photo owned by Wm. Richardson. Title from item.

Egypt--the religious ceremonies preliminary to the inauguration of the Suez Canal, at Port Said ; Egypt--arrival at the station of El-Guishr, Suez Canal, of the steamship L'Aigle, with the Empress Eugenie

Egypt--the religious ceremonies preliminary to the inauguration of the...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1870 Jan. 1, p. 268.

James Howard cabin

James Howard cabin

Photograph shows stove in the main cabin of the steamer, James Howard. Title from item.

Steamer J. J. Hill at Rufes Hummock

Steamer J. J. Hill at Rufes Hummock

Steamer J. J. Hill and dredger Courtesy of Thomas Crane Public Library

Steamer J. J. Hill at Rufes Hummock

Steamer J. J. Hill at Rufes Hummock

Steamer J. J. Hill and dredger Courtesy of Thomas Crane Public Library

The Spanish butchery

The Spanish butchery

American naval response to the Spanish attack on the steamer Virginius during the Cuban Insurrection of 1868-1878. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1873 Nov. 29, p. 1061.

Scenes of the great Red River raft - 1873

Scenes of the great Red River raft - 1873

Photograph showing the steam snag boat, US AID, clearing logjam in the Red River, Louisiana. Title from item. In album: Photographic views of Red River raft, made in April & May, 1873, under directions of C.W. ... More

James McNeill Whistler - Steamboats off the Tower

James McNeill Whistler - Steamboats off the Tower

James McNeill Whistler (American, Lowell, Massachusetts 1834–1903 London)

U. S. S. Huron, which was lost Nov. 24, 1877 near Oregon Inlet, North Carolina

U. S. S. Huron, which was lost Nov. 24, 1877 near Oregon Inlet, North ...

Photograph shows side view of U. S. S. Huron anchored. Copyright 1897 by C. F. Holden, Charlestown, Mass. Copyright 18?8 at Washington, D.C. No. 452. Title from item.

James McNeill Whistler - [Steamboats off the Tower]

James McNeill Whistler - [Steamboats off the Tower]

Print shows view of the Thames River with the Tower of London on the opposite side. Title and some other information from the Whistler Etching Project website: http://etchings.arts.gla.ac.uk. Signed with butter... More

Alleghany Mountains - Print, Library of Congress collection

Alleghany Mountains - Print, Library of Congress collection

2504 U.S. Copyright Office. General information about the Popular and Applied Graphic Art print materials is available at: https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.pga Title information compiled by Junior Fellows, 2005-2... More

North Carolina.  The steamship "Metropolis," wrecked in a gale off Currituck Beach, on the night of January 31st, with the loss of one hundred railroad operatives, on their way to Brazil

North Carolina. The steamship "Metropolis," wrecked in a gale off Cur...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1878 Feb. 16, p. 413.

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