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Members of the German military carry lit torches in honor of General (GEN) Charles L. Donnelly Jr., departing commander in chief, US Air Force Europe, and Allied Air Forces Central Europe. The Soldiers are participating in the"Grand Tatoo,"one of the West Germany military's highest honors

Members of the German military carry lit torches in honor of General (...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: NOMAD THRUST Base: Ramstein Air Base Country: West Germany (FRG) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Patrick Nugent Release Status: ... more

Man with West Asian Features

Man with West Asian Features

Tang dynasty (618–907)

West Indies from BL Royal 20 E IX, ff. 23v-24

West Indies from BL Royal 20 E IX, ff. 23v-24

Map of the West Indies, with the eastern coast of North America, Central America, and the north coast of South America. Image taken from ff. 23v-24 of Boke of Idrography (The 'Rotz Atlas'). Written in English.

View of Nuremberg, to the west, right plate

View of Nuremberg, to the west, right plate

Hanns Lautensack (German, Bamberg (?) ca. 1520–1564/66 Vienna)

View of Nuremberg, to the west, center plate

View of Nuremberg, to the west, center plate

Hanns Lautensack (German, Bamberg (?) ca. 1520–1564/66 Vienna)

View of Nuremberg, to the West, left plate

View of Nuremberg, to the West, left plate

Hanns Lautensack (German, Bamberg (?) ca. 1520–1564/66 Vienna)

[Portolan chart of the Mediterranean and Black Seas with the west coast of Spain and Portugal] /

[Portolan chart of the Mediterranean and Black Seas with the west coas...

Portolan chart with seaport names given for all coastlines. Title devised by cataloguer. Fragmentary signature on upper right portion leading into neck reads "Io Placid...". Oriented with north to the right (in... more

Study for the West Façade of the Palace of Charles V, The Alhambra, Granada

Study for the West Façade of the Palace of Charles V, The Alhambra, Gr...

attributed to Juan de Orea (Spanish, born Granada (?), died Granada (?) 1580)

Naues Mercatoriæ Hollandicæ per Indias Occidentales (Dutch West Indiaman)

Naues Mercatoriæ Hollandicæ per Indias Occidentales (Dutch West Indiam...

Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)

West-Indische paskaert waer in de graden der breedde over weder zijden vande middellijn wassende so vergrooten dat die geproportioneert sijn tegen hunne nevenstaende graden der lengde. vertonende behalve Europaes zuydelijcste alle de seekusten van Africa en America, begrepen in 't Octroy bij de H.M.H. Staten Generael der vereenigde Nederl. verleent aende Generale West Indische Compagnie.

West-Indische paskaert waer in de graden der breedde over weder zijden...

Shows the west coast of North America from Belle Isle, Newfoundland, both coasts of South America, mediterranean Europe, and the east coast of Africa. Includes illustrations. Available also through the Library ... more

[Birds and turtles of the French West Indies; men spear-fishing from rowboat]

[Birds and turtles of the French West Indies; men spear-fishing from r...

Illus. in: Du Tertre, Histoire generale des Antilles habitees par les François, Paris, 1667-1671, plate between pp. 246-247. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: ... more

[West Indies: manufacture of sugar]

[West Indies: manufacture of sugar]

Illus. in: Du Tertre, Histoire generale des Antilles habitees par les François, Paris, 1667-1671, between pp. 122-123. Reference copy may be in SSF (Gr) - INDUSTRY FOOD MISC. 1667. This record contains unverifi... more

[West Indies: manufacture of manioc or cassava]

[West Indies: manufacture of manioc or cassava]

Illus. in: Du Tertre, Histoire generale des Antilles habitees par les François, Paris, 1667-1671, between pp. 420-421. Reference copy may be in SSF (Gr) - INDUSTRY SUGAR MISC. 1667. This record contains unverif... more

[West Indies: manufacture of indigo]

[West Indies: manufacture of indigo]

Illus. in: Du Tertre, Histoire generale des Antilles habitees par les François, Paris, 1667-1671, between pp. 106-107. Reference copy may be in SSF (Gr) - INDUSTRY DYES AND DYEING MISC. 1667. This record contai... more

Queen Mother of the West (Xiwangmu)

Queen Mother of the West (Xiwangmu)

Qing dynasty (1644–1911)

A Portion of New York from the Hudson River west to the Unadilla Branch of the Susquehanna River; from the Delaware River north to Fort Stanwix.

A Portion of New York from the Hudson River west to the Unadilla Branc...

Scale ca. 1:65,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor on parchment. Area is divided into the various tracts of land with the owners identified. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1079 Available also thr... more

An exact draught of the island of New Providence one of the Bahama Islands in the West Indies.

An exact draught of the island of New Providence one of the Bahama Isl...

Scale ca. 1:50,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Oriented with north to the bottom. Relief shown pictorially and by shading. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1... more

Elevation of West Façade of a Church

Elevation of West Façade of a Church

Anonymous, French, 18th century

Carte de la riviere Longue : et de quelques autres, qui se dechargent dans le grand fleuve de Missisipi [sic] ... ; Carte que les Gnacsitares : ont dessine sur des paux de cerfs ...

Carte de la riviere Longue : et de quelques autres, qui se dechargent ...

Map 1 covers area of Minnesota River, Lake Superior, Lake Michigan, and Mississippi River south to Saint Louis. Map 2 covers the area west of the Minnesota River. Both maps drawn within same neat lines, divided... more

A new mapp of East and West New Jarsey [sic] : being an exact survey /

A new mapp of East and West New Jarsey [sic] : being an exact survey /

Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. See Report of the Library of Congress for 1917, p. 56. Vault

The Molo, Venice, Looking West

The Molo, Venice, Looking West

Luca Carlevaris (Italian, Udine 1663/65–1730 Venice)

A compleat description of the province of Carolina in 3 parts : 1st, the improved part from the surveys of Maurice Mathews & Mr. John Love : 2ly, the west part by Capt. Tho. Nairn : 3ly, a chart of the coast from Virginia to Cape Florida /

A compleat description of the province of Carolina in 3 parts : 1st, t...

Shows coastal area from North Carolina to Florida. Relief shown pictorially. Depth shown by soundings. Prime meridian: Charles Town. Mounted on cloth. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ... more

A new and accurate chart of the West Indies with the adjacent coasts of North and South America /

A new and accurate chart of the West Indies with the adjacent coasts o...

Relief shown pictorially. Gift of the estate of Jessica Lee. In lower right margin: Vol. II. Page 39. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes notes. Acquisitions cont... more

Treasury House, 10 Downing Street, London: Plan of Sir Robert Walpole's Dressing Room (Middle Room, West Front, First Floor)

Treasury House, 10 Downing Street, London: Plan of Sir Robert Walpole'...

Isaac Ware (British, before 1704–1766 Hampstead)

The West Front of Houghton Hall, Norfolk, Elevation

The West Front of Houghton Hall, Norfolk, Elevation

Isaac Ware (British, before 1704–1766 Hampstead)

Section of the West Front, Houghton Hall, Norfolk

Section of the West Front, Houghton Hall, Norfolk

Isaac Ware (British, before 1704–1766 Hampstead)

West Front of Houghton Hall in Norfolk, Perspective

West Front of Houghton Hall in Norfolk, Perspective

Thomas Ripley (British, ca. 1683–1758)

Carte historique et geographique des Royaumes D'Espagne et de Portugal divises selon leurs royaumes et provinces Nº 34[ [Material cartográfico] : avec privilege de noseigneurs les Etats de Hollande de West Frise

Carte historique et geographique des Royaumes D'Espagne et de Portugal...

24 Milliaria Germanica Communia y 32 Milliaria Gallica Communia.

An accurate map of the West Indies. Exhibiting not only all the islands posses'd by the English, French, Spaniards & Dutch, but also all the towns and settlements on the continent of America adjacent thereto.

An accurate map of the West Indies. Exhibiting not only all the island...

Scale ca. 1:14,000,000. Relief shown pictorially. Also shows southern United States, Central America, and northern South America. "Where may be had just publish'd for the use of the curious as well as students,... more

A new map of North America, with the British, French, Spanish, Dutch & Danish dominions on that great continent; and the West India Islands,

A new map of North America, with the British, French, Spanish, Dutch &...

Scale ca. 1:18,500,000. Relief shown pictorially. Hand colored. Shows boundaries, cities and towns, roads, forts, Indian villages and tribal territory, and vegetation. Also shows anchorages, currents, and route... more

An accurate map of the West Indies. Drawn from the best authorities, assisted by the most approved modern maps and charts, and regulated by astronomical observations.

An accurate map of the West Indies. Drawn from the best authorities, a...

Scale ca. 1:12,500,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. "No. 57." From the author's A complete atlas or distinct view of the known world. 1752. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1682 Available also t... more

An accurate map of North America. Describing and distinguishing the British, Spanish and French dominions on this great continent; exhibiting the present seat of war, and the French encroachments. Also all the West India Islands belonging to, and possessed by the several European princes and states.

An accurate map of North America. Describing and distinguishing the Br...

Scale ca. 1:550,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Lowery 409 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 20 Includes historical notes, notes on territorial claims, and insets of "A particular map of Baffin ... more

S[i]r: This is minuts of the fort at Crown Point and of the redouts built round it; which I took on the mountain to the west of Crown Point abt. a miles distance.

S[i]r: This is minuts of the fort at Crown Point and of the redouts bu...

Scale ca. 1:6,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Has watermarks. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

Mr. Armstrong's rough draft of the country to the west of Susquehanna.

Mr. Armstrong's rough draft of the country to the west of Susquehanna.

Scale ca. 1:800,000. Title from annotation on verso. Mounted on cloth backing, with reinforced edges. Watermarked. Relief shown pictorially. Shows central Pennsylvania and the location of "F. du Quesne" in west... more

An accurate map of the West Indies containing the Bahama & Caribbe Islands, the Great & Little Antilles with the Leward and Windward Islands & part of the American continent /

An accurate map of the West Indies containing the Bahama & Caribbe Isl...

Relief shown pictorially. From The General magazine of arts and sciences. 1758. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1722 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

A map of Guadeloupe, one of the Caribby Islands in the West Indies subject to France.

A map of Guadeloupe, one of the Caribby Islands in the West Indies sub...

Relief shown pictorially. From London magazine, or, Gentleman's monthly intelligencer. March 1759, v. 28. In upper margin: For the London Mag. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 2013 Available also through th... more

The West Indies exhibiting the English, French, Spanish, Dutch & Danish settlements.

The West Indies exhibiting the English, French, Spanish, Dutch & Danis...

Scale ca. 1:6,500,000. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: London. Shows southern United States, Mexico, Central America, northern South America, and West Indies. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1689... more

The West Indies exhibiting the English, French, Spanish, Dutch & Danish settlements.

The West Indies exhibiting the English, French, Spanish, Dutch & Danis...

Scale ca. 1:6,500,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: London. Shows southern United States, Central America, northern South America, and West Indies. From the author's The natural and c... more

A Plan of West Florida, the Isle of Orleans, and some parts of the Spanish dominions to the westward of the Mississipi.

A Plan of West Florida, the Isle of Orleans, and some parts of the Spa...

Scale 1:760,320; 12 miles to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Shows the present state of Mississippi, southeastern Louisiana, and Mobile Bay. Includes note on navigation and "This line being propo... more

An accurate map of the West Indies containing the Bahama & Caribbe Islands, the Great & Little Antilles with the Leward and Windward Islands & part of the American continent /

An accurate map of the West Indies containing the Bahama & Caribbe Isl...

Relief shown pictorially. From The General magazine of arts and sciences. 1763. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1722 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Map of a route through south west Pennsylvania from Fort Loudon, Franklin Co. to Fort Pitt, Pittsburgh.

Map of a route through south west Pennsylvania from Fort Loudon, Frank...

Scale 1:380,160; 6 miles to an in. Title from Philip Lee Phillips' A list of maps of America, p. 673. Variant title from William Faden's Catalogue of a curious and valuable collection ... no. 12: A map of the c... more

A map of the new governments of East & West Florida /

A map of the new governments of East & West Florida /

Shows Indian villages, Fort Mobile, "la Balise Ft., Pensacola," "Old Town," and "New Town," rivers and inlets, anchorages, and soundings. Relief shown by contours. Prime meridian: London. From the Gentleman's M... more

An accurate map of North America. Describing and distinguishing the British, Spanish and French dominions on this great continent; according to the definitive treaty concluded at Paris 10th Feby. 1763. Also all the West India Islands belonging to, and possessed by the several European princes and states. The whole laid down according to the latest and most authentick improvements,

An accurate map of North America. Describing and distinguishing the Br...

Scale ca. 1:550,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 21 Includes historical notes, notes on territorial claims, and insets of "A particular map of Baffin and Hudson'... more

Louisiana, as formerly claimed by France, now containing part of British America to the east & Spanish America to the west of the Mississippi.

Louisiana, as formerly claimed by France, now containing part of Briti...

Scale ca. 1:10,000,000. Relief shown pictorially. Shows longitude west from London and Ferro. From the London magazine. v. 34, June 1765, p. 276-277. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 724 Available also thro... more

The statue, or the adoration of the wise-men of the west

The statue, or the adoration of the wise-men of the west

Print shows Dr. W. Scott on a pedestal, he is wearing clerical robes, a crown fashioned from tobacco leaves, and holding a branch from an apple tree in his right hand and a picture of the tax stamp; around the ... more

Map showing the west shore of the North or Hudson River,

Map showing the west shore of the North or Hudson River,

Scale not given. Title from penciled annotation in upper left corner. Manuscript, pen-and-ink tracing. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by form lines. Shows the coastal area of Jersey City from "Hobocken"... more

A plan of the west line or parallel of latitude, which is the boundary between the provinces of Maryland and Pensylvania : a plan of the boundary lines between the province of Maryland and the Three Lower Counties on Delaware with part of the parallel of latitude which is the boundary between the provinces of Maryland and Pennsylvania /

A plan of the west line or parallel of latitude, which is the boundary...

Shows the Mason and Dixon line. Relief shown pictorially. First part of title appears at left margin, second part at right margin. Originally issued on 2 sheets. Available also through the Library of Congress W... more

Plan de Bahía Xagua on the south side of Cuba; Plan of the Colorado Rocks, near the west end of Cuba /

Plan de Bahía Xagua on the south side of Cuba; Plan of the Colorado Ro...

Scale ca. 1:200,000 and ca. 1:950,000. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1793, 1846 Available also through the Library of Congress Web sit... more

A map with part of the Florida coast from Cape Blaise to Apalachie; with the boundaries betwixt East & West Floridas, 160 yards across the river call'd Apalachicola.

A map with part of the Florida coast from Cape Blaise to Apalachie; wi...

Scale ca. 1:205,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Has watermarks. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1626 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vaul... more

Plan of Fort George and adjacent works at Pensacola in West Florida.

Plan of Fort George and adjacent works at Pensacola in West Florida.

Scale 1:1,800; 150 ft. to an in. Manuscript; pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading and hachures. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1659 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site a... more

[Map showing Caribbean area including West Indies and Gulf of Mexico.

[Map showing Caribbean area including West Indies and Gulf of Mexico.

Scale ca. 1:6,000,000. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1696 LC Nautical charts on vellum ; 33 Manuscript, pen-and-ink, green watercolor, and pencil, on vellum. A narrow elongation, 19 x 3 cm., extending fr... more

A plan of part of the rivers Tombecbe, Alabama, Tensa, Perdido, & Scambia in the province of West Florida; with a sketch of the boundary between the nation of upper Creek Indians and that part of the province which is contigious thereto, as settled at the congresses at Pensacola in the years 1765 & 1771.

A plan of part of the rivers Tombecbe, Alabama, Tensa, Perdido, & Scam...

Scale ca. 1:126,720. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown pictorially. Cadastral map. Drawn from the original map in British archives "Col. Off. 5. Vol. 73, pp. 103-104. (Old A.W.I. 276)." Inclu... more

A map of the whole continent of America, divided into North and South and West Indies with a copius table fully shewing the several possessions of each European Prince & State, as settled by the definitive treaty concluded at Paris Feby. 10th 1763 the clauses of which relative thereto are inserted.

A map of the whole continent of America, divided into North and South ...

Scale ca. 1:11,250,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Ferro. Includes text, chart of possessions, and inset "The supplements to North America containing the countries adjoining Baffins... more

A map of part of West Florida : from Penfacola to the mouth of the Iberville River, with a view to shew the proper spot for a settlement on the Mifsifsipi /

A map of part of West Florida : from Penfacola to the mouth of the Ibe...

Relief shown by contours. Top right margin: Gent. Mag. Feb. 1772. From The Gentleman's Magazine and Historical Chronicle. (February, 1772), vol. 42. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1650 Available also thro... more

Boston, May 24, 1774. The merchants and traders of this town are requested to meet at the West Chamber in the Town-House, lately improved by the Court of sessions, at four o’clock this afternoon, on matters of general and important concern; part

Boston, May 24, 1774. The merchants and traders of this town are reque...

Positive Photostat.; Stamped on verso: Mss Division.; On verso: Ac. 373. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copi... more

West, Benjamin

West, Benjamin

Schabkünstler: Haid, Johann Elias faktischer Entstehungsort: Augsburg

North America, and the West Indies; a new map, wherein the British Empire and its limits, according to the definitive treaty of peace, in 1763, are accurately described, and the dominions possessed by the Spaniards, the French, & other European States. The whole compiled from all the new surveys, and authentic memoirs that have hitherto appeared.

North America, and the West Indies; a new map, wherein the British Emp...

Scale ca. 1:5,500,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Includes historical notes, "Extract of the treaties of peace, proclamations &c. relative to America & the West Indies," "A particular map of Baffin... more

To His Royal Highness. George Ausgustus Frederick. Prince of Wales &c. &c. &c. This chart of the West Indies,

To His Royal Highness. George Ausgustus Frederick. Prince of Wales &c....

Scale ca. 1:5,000,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Shows southern United States, Mexico, Central America, Bermudas, West Indies, and northern South America. European posse... more

In Congress, May 17, 1775. Resolved that all exportations to Quebec, Nova-Scotia, the Island of St. John’s Newfoundland, Georgia, except the Parish of St. John’s and to East and West Florida immediately cease … May 29 Resolved that no provisions

In Congress, May 17, 1775. Resolved that all exportations to Quebec, N...

Photographic copy.; Not in Ford or Evans.; Stamped on verso: 452. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Prin... more

[A scene in the West Indies showing Natives on the beach with a British sailor and three large casks, and two ships in the harbor]

[A scene in the West Indies showing Natives on the beach with a Britis...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: The West-India atlas; or, A compendious description of the West-Indies: illustrated with 40 correct charts and maps, taken from actual surveys.... / Thomas Jefferys, G... more

The Coast of West Florida and Louisiana : the Peninsula and Gulf of Florida or Channel of Bahama with the Bahama Islands /

The Coast of West Florida and Louisiana : the Peninsula and Gulf of Fl...

Relief shown pictorially. Soundings shown in fathoms. "The soundings along the Florida coast, shoals, islands, and reefs are in feet." Pictorial map. Appears in: The North American Atlas / William Faden. London... more

Boston, S. West part. No. 25.

Boston, S. West part. No. 25.

Scale ca. 1:5,600. Title in pencil; matches title in Peter Force's catalog of manuscript maps. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications... more

An accurate map of North America. Describing and distinguishing the British and Spanish dominions of this great continent; according to the definitive treaty concluded at Paris 10th Feby. 1763. Also all the West India Islands belonging to, and possessed by the several European princes and states.

An accurate map of North America. Describing and distinguishing the Br...

Scale ca. 1:550,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. "Longit. w. from London." From Thomas Jefferys' American atlas. 1775. no. 5, 6. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 23 Includes historical notes, ex... more

A map of the north west parts of America, with the utmost respect, inscrib'd to His Excellency, Sir Guy Carleton, Knight of the Bath: Captain General and Governor of the province of Quebec: General and Commander in Chief of His Majesty's forces in the said province, and frontiers thereof. &c. &c. &c.,

A map of the north west parts of America, with the utmost respect, ins...

Scale ca. 1:2,000,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Annotated with names and descriptive notes and letterpress. Watermark: J. Whatman. Shows Indian tribes of western Ontario, Manitoba, and Saskatchew... more

The coast of West F[lorid]a and Louisiana. The Peninsula and Gulf of Florida or Channel of Bahama with the [Bah]ama I[s]lands.

The coast of West F[lorid]a and Louisiana. The Peninsula and Gulf of F...

Scale ca. 1:1,390,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Soundings shown in fathoms. "The soundings along the Florida coast, shoals, islands, and reefs are in feet." "DG.4." LC copy mounte... more

The coast of West Florida and Louisiana. The Peninsula and Gulf of Florida or Channel of Bahama with the Bahama Islands.

The coast of West Florida and Louisiana. The Peninsula and Gulf of Flo...

Scale ca. 1:1,390,000; marine leagues 20 in a degree. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Soundings shown in fathoms. "The soundings along the Florida coast, shoals, islands, and reefs are in feet." Pictori... more

The West Indies, exhibiting the English, French, Spanish, Dutch & Danish settlements with the adjacent parts of North & South America, from the best authorities.

The West Indies, exhibiting the English, French, Spanish, Dutch & Dani...

Scale ca. 1:15,000,000. Prime meridian: Ferro. Relief shown pictorially. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1737 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. "Engraved for Middle... more

The Province of New Jersey, divided into East and West, commonly called the Jerseys.

The Province of New Jersey, divided into East and West, commonly calle...

Scale ca. 1:430,000. Hand colored. LC copy imperfect: Deteriorated along folds. Prime meridian: Philadelphia. Relief shown by hachures. Cartographic source note in English and French. Shows county boundaries an... more