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Photograph of the Rear Control Car of a Dirigible, ca. 1933

Photograph of the Rear Control Car of a Dirigible, ca. 1933

Original Caption: Photograph of the Rear Control Car of a Dirigible, ca. 1933..U.S. National Archives’ HMS Record Entry ID: NWL-16051..Creator: U.S. Congress. Joint Committee to Investigate Dirigible Disasters... more

Puerto Rico 1939, Gov. Leahy

Puerto Rico 1939, Gov. Leahy

Title: Puerto Rico 1939, Gov. Leahy ..Alternative Title: [Governor William D. Leahy, Puerto Rico]. .Creator: Robert Yarnall Richie ..Date: 1939..Place: Isla Grande, Puerto Rico..Physical Description: 1 tr... more

Puerto Rico 1939, Gov. Leahy

Puerto Rico 1939, Gov. Leahy

Title: Puerto Rico 1939, Gov. Leahy..Alternative Title: [Governor William D. Leahy, Puerto Rico]. .Creator: Robert Yarnall Richie ..Date: 1939..Place: Isla Grande, Puerto Rico..Physical Description: 1 tra... more

A perspective view of the loss of the U.S. frigate Philadelphia in which is represented her relative position to the Tripolitan gunboats ...

A perspective view of the loss of the U.S. frigate Philadelphia in whi...

Photograph shows Tripolitan gun boats firing on the U.S.S. Philadelphia and during the Tripolitan Wars, 1803. Title from item. Original engraving by Charles Denoon not in LC collection, which has only a blac... more

United States & Macedonian

United States & Macedonian

Preliminary drawing for an oil painting showing the sea battle between the USS United States, under the command of Stephen Decatur, and HMS Macedonian off the coast of Maderia on October 25, 1812. Title from it... more

Ship United States

Ship United States

Detail drawing showing how the hull of the USS United States, under the command of Stephen Decatur, sails in the water.

Thomas MacDonough U.S.N.

Thomas MacDonough U.S.N.

Print shows Commodore Thomas MacDonough, half-length portrait in uniform. Title from item. Engraving by J.B. Forrest from the original by J.W. Jarvis. Illustrated in: The national portrait gallery of distinguis... more

Constitution's escape from the British squadron after a chase of sixty hours / M. Cornè p. ; W. Hoogland sc.

Constitution's escape from the British squadron after a chase of sixty...

Print shows rowboats towing the USS Constitution away from the British fleet as the British frigate Belvidera fires it's cannons. In the background, rowboats tow the British frigate Shannon. Other ships in the ... more

The National barber

The National barber

Print shows a sailor, identitied elsewhere as Samuel W. Dewey, having sawn the head of Andrew Jackson off the figurehead of the U.S.S. Constitution, passes it to another sailor awaiting in a rowboat alongside t... more

William Bainbridge, U.S.N. / painted by J.W. Jarvis ; engd by G. Parker.

William Bainbridge, U.S.N. / painted by J.W. Jarvis ; engd by G. Parke...

Print shows William Bainbridge, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front, wearing military uniform. Title from item. Published in: The national portrait gallery of distinguished Americans, vol. 3 / James Herri... more

A Chart of the entrance of Cape Fear River

A Chart of the entrance of Cape Fear River

Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Includes "Tide Scale at Smithville." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC... more

Map of the River Jordan & Dead Sea : and the route of the party under the command of Lieut. W.F. Lynch, U.S.N. under his superintendence constructed from the joint labours of Lieut. Dale & himself by Passd. Midn. R. Aulick U.S.N. /

Map of the River Jordan & Dead Sea : and the route of the party under ...

Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours, gradient tints, and soundings. Shows route of party and location of camps. Exhibition: The Call of Zion, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., Sep 16, 1998-J... more

The explosion of the United States Steam Frigate Missouri, at Gibralter [sic], Aug. 26th, 1843 To Captn. Sir George Sartorius and the Officers of the H.M.S. Malabar--this print is respectfully dedicated by their obedient servant, Edmund Fry / / drawn by E. Duncan, from a sketch made on the spot by Lieut. G.P. Mands, T.G. Dutton lith.; Day & Haghe lithrs. to the Queen.

The explosion of the United States Steam Frigate Missouri, at Gibralte...

Crew of H.M.S. Malabar (foreground, left) watch as USS Missouri explodes and burns in the distance from accidental fire after completing first trans-Atlantic voyage of a U.S. steam powered ship the day prior.

[U.S.S. Susquehanna, Commodore Perry's flag ship, full starboard view]

[U.S.S. Susquehanna, Commodore Perry's flag ship, full starboard view]

Drawing is on the "Susquehanna & Mississippil Scroll", depicting Perry's expedition to Japan. Watercolor drawing Taguchi Shumpei. Title devised by Library staff.

[Port views of the U.S.S. Susquehanna and the U.S.S. Mississippi understeam]

[Port views of the U.S.S. Susquehanna and the U.S.S. Mississippi under...

Drawings are panels one and two of the "Machinery scroll' depicting Perry's expedition to Japan, 1853. Watercolor by a contemporary Japanese artist. Title devised by Library staff.

Oliver Hazard Perry U.S.N. / engraved by J.B. Forrest from the original by J.W. Jarvis by the permission of the Corporation of New York ; Miller print.

Oliver Hazard Perry U.S.N. / engraved by J.B. Forrest from the origina...

Print shows Oliver H. Perry, three-quarter length portrait, standing on board a ship, facing slightly left. Title from item. Published in: The national portrait gallery of distinguished Americans : with biograp... more

Gideon Welles

Gideon Welles

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Lincoln's Cabinet, Sec of Navy. Credit line: Brady-Handy photograph collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Purchase; Alice H. Co... more

Gideon Welles

Gideon Welles

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Annotation from negative, glass side: 14 X 17 Rush[?] pring in head[?]. Lincoln's Cabinet, Sec. of Navy. Credit line: Brady-Handy photograph collection, Lib... more

Hon. Isaac Toucey

Hon. Isaac Toucey

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Annotation from negative, scratched into emulsion: Brady NY. Copy neg; Sec. of Navy under Buchanan. Credit line: Brady-Handy photograph collection, Library ... more

United States "Auxiliary Screw" steam frigate "Merrimac" 60 guns. Off the entrance to New York harbour / T.G. Dutton, del et lith. ; Day & Son, Lithrs. to the Queen.

United States "Auxiliary Screw" steam frigate "Merrimac" 60 guns. Off ...

Print showing a broadside view of the port side of the steam frigate U.S.S. Merrimack undersail near the entrance to New York harbor. Includes measurements for length, breadth, weight, and horse power. Title fr... more

Dinner given to the Japanese commissioners on board U.S.S.F. Powhatan / from nature by W. Heine ; Js. Queen del. ; P.S. Duval & Co., Philada.

Dinner given to the Japanese commissioners on board U.S.S.F. Powhatan ...

Print shows a banquet given for the Japanese commissioners on board the U.S.S. Powhatan, possibly in the bay at Edo (Tokyo). Title from item. Plate from: Narrative of the expedition of an American squadron to t... more

United States "Auxiliary Screw" steam frigate "Merrimac" 60 guns. Off the entrance to New York harbour / T.G. Dutton, del et lith. ; Day & Son, Lithrs. to [the Queen].

United States "Auxiliary Screw" steam frigate "Merrimac" 60 guns. Off ...

Print showing a broadside view of the port side of the steam frigate U.S.S. Merrimack undersail near the entrance to New York harbor. Title from item.

President and Plantagenet

President and Plantagenet

Print shows the USS President sailing to the left, in the foreground, and the HMS Plantagenet, on the right, in the background. Title from item. Inscribed below image: "President". Published in The Naval battle... more

Action between the Constitution and the Guerriere / Chapin ; Rogers.

Action between the Constitution and the Guerriere / Chapin ; Rogers.

Print shows HMS Guerriere without masts in the aftermath of battle with the USS Constitution. Title from item.

Joshua Barney, U.S.N. / engraved by J. Gross from a drawing by W.G. Armstrong after a miniature by Isabey.

Joshua Barney, U.S.N. / engraved by J. Gross from a drawing by W.G. Ar...

Print shows Joshua Barney, half-length portrait, wearing military uniform, standing, facing right, holding sword. Title from item. Based on a miniature by Jean-Baptiste Isabey. Barney commissioned the miniature... more

Howard USN
Howard USN
Gideon Welles, Sec. of Navy

Gideon Welles, Sec. of Navy

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Annotation from negative, scratched on emulsion: 137 [partial]. Credit line: Civil war photographs, 1861-1865, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs D... more