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Descent and Return of Amida to Western Paradise with a Believer's Soul (Gōshō mandara)

Descent and Return of Amida to Western Paradise with a Believer's Soul...

This painting of Amida (Sanskrit: Amitâbha) receiving the soul of the warrior Kumagai Naozane (1141–1208) is based on a dream recorded by the founder of the Pure Land sect, Hōnen (1133–1212). Naozane's taking o... more

Vase with Coiling Dragon

Vase with Coiling Dragon

The awe which Chinese ceramics inspired in the West is reflected in the use of an elaborate mount to restore the original shape of this vase. Qing dynasty (1644–1911), Kangxi mark and period (1662–1722)

Amitabha Buddha’s assembly in the Western Paradise

Amitabha Buddha’s assembly in the Western Paradise

This work depicts an assembly of divine figures in the Western Paradise, the realm of the Amitabha Buddha (Korean: Amita). The central deity sits on a lotus flower atop a fabric-covered dais, surrounded by a su... more

Thomas Jefferson, 1782, Notes on Virginia Claims in Western Territory
Encyclopedia of Western Art

Encyclopedia of Western Art

Jiro Morishima Edo period (1615–1868)

The Western Coast of Africa ; From Cape Blanco to Cape Visrga, eshibiting Senegambia proper [Mapa]

The Western Coast of Africa ; From Cape Blanco to Cape Visrga, eshibit...

Escalas gráficas de 25 leguas inglesas de veinte al grado [= 7,4 cm] y 100 millas estatutarias inglesas de sesenta y nueve y medio al grado [= 8,6 cm]. Coordenadas referidas a los meridianos de Ferro (E 0°00'--... more

A New Map of the Northern States containing the Kingdoms of Sweden, Denmark and Norway, with the Western Parts of Russia, Livonia, Courland & ca. [Mapa]

A New Map of the Northern States containing the Kingdoms of Sweden, De...

Comprende además las costas de Alemania y Polonia, Escocia y gran parte de Inglaterra

Washington Reviewing the Western Army at Fort Cumberland, Maryland

Washington Reviewing the Western Army at Fort Cumberland, Maryland

On October 16, 1794, President George Washington called on the militia at Fort Cumberland, Maryland, to suppress a rebellion in western Pennsylvania. The conflict was precipitated by the 1792 excise laws regard... more

The Strange Tale of the Castaways: A Western Kabuki (Hyōryō kidan seiyō kabuki) by the Playwright Kawatake Mokuami

The Strange Tale of the Castaways: A Western Kabuki (Hyōryō kidan seiy...

Adachi (Shōsai) Ginkō (Japanese, active 1874–97) Meiji period (1868–1912)

A meeting of Methodists, in Western Oneida County. At a respectable meeting of the Methodist brethren, at the house of Deacon Andrew Clark, in the town of Western, in the county of Oneida, convened on the 11th April, 1810, for the purpose of tak

A meeting of Methodists, in Western Oneida County. At a respectable me...

Imprint 2.; Politican campaign.; On verso: Apr 11, 1810. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Po... more

The first great Western empire: or, the United States of America

The first great Western empire: or, the United States of America

A patriotic broadside illustrated with emblems of the United States composed chiefly of typographic elements. A large central framework incorporates a small "Temple of Freedom" surmounted by a small Liberty fi... more

Tuesday, September 21st, (noon.) Most glorious news. Copy of a letter from Com. Perry to the Secretary of the Navy. U. S. Brig. Niagara, off the Western Sister, Head of Lake Erie, Sept. 10, 1813, 4 P. M. [Washington 1813].

Tuesday, September 21st, (noon.) Most glorious news. Copy of a letter ...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 190, Folder 26.

map from "[An account of the Empire of Marocco and the Districts of Suse and Tafilelt. ... To which is added an account of Shipwrecks on the Western Coast of Africa and an interesting account of Timbuctoo ... Second edition, corrected ... and considerably enlarged. Copious MS. notes [and additions by the author and others].]"

map from "[An account of the Empire of Marocco and the Districts of Su...

This image has been taken from scan 000335 from "[An account of the Empire of Marocco and the Districts of Suse and Tafilelt. ... To which is added an account of Shipwrecks on the Western Coast of Africa and an... more

Regent's Park from "Some Account of the Proposed Improvements of the Western part of London, by the formation of the Regent's Park, the New Street ... Illustrated by plans [by J. White and others] and accompanied by critical observations"

Regent's Park from "Some Account of the Proposed Improvements of the W...

This image has been taken from scan 000008 from "Some Account of the Proposed Improvements of the Western part of London, by the formation of the Regent's Park, the New Street ... Illustrated by plans [by J. Wh... more

Regent's Park from "Some Account of the Proposed Improvements of the Western part of London, by the formation of the Regent's Park, the New Street ... Illustrated by plans [by J. White and others] and accompanied by critical observations"

Regent's Park from "Some Account of the Proposed Improvements of the W...

This image has been taken from scan 000006 from "Some Account of the Proposed Improvements of the Western part of London, by the formation of the Regent's Park, the New Street ... Illustrated by plans [by J. Wh... more

map from "[An account of the Empire of Marocco and the Districts of Suse and Tafilelt. ... To which is added an account of Shipwrecks on the Western Coast of Africa and an interesting account of Timbuctoo ... Second edition, corrected ... and considerably enlarged. Copious MS. notes [and additions by the author and others].]"

map from "[An account of the Empire of Marocco and the Districts of Su...

This image has been taken from scan 000028 from "[An account of the Empire of Marocco and the Districts of Suse and Tafilelt. ... To which is added an account of Shipwrecks on the Western Coast of Africa and an... more

Regent's Park from "Some Account of the Proposed Improvements of the Western part of London, by the formation of the Regent's Park, the New Street ... Illustrated by plans [by J. White and others] and accompanied by critical observations"

Regent's Park from "Some Account of the Proposed Improvements of the W...

This image has been taken from scan 000010 from "Some Account of the Proposed Improvements of the Western part of London, by the formation of the Regent's Park, the New Street ... Illustrated by plans [by J. Wh... more

map from "The Narrative of Robert Adams, a sailor, who was wrecked on the Western Coast of Africa, in the year 1810 ... With a map, etc. [Edited by S. Cock.]"

map from "The Narrative of Robert Adams, a sailor, who was wrecked on ...

This image has been taken from scan 000013 from "The Narrative of Robert Adams, a sailor, who was wrecked on the Western Coast of Africa, in the year 1810 ... With a map, etc. [Edited by S. Cock.]". The title a... more

insect from "[An Authentic Narrative of the loss of the American Brig Commerce, wrecked on the Western Coast of Africa, in the month of August 1815. With an account of the sufferings of her surviving officers and crew, ... and observations historical, geographical, etc.]"

insect from "[An Authentic Narrative of the loss of the American Brig ...

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map from "[The Narrative of Robert Adams, a sailor, who was wrecked on the Western Coast of Africa, in the year 1810 ... With a map, etc. [Edited by S. Cock.]]"

map from "[The Narrative of Robert Adams, a sailor, who was wrecked on...

This image has been taken from scan 000007 from "[The Narrative of Robert Adams, a sailor, who was wrecked on the Western Coast of Africa, in the year 1810 ... With a map, etc. [Edited by S. Cock.]]". The title... more

map from "An Authentic Narrative of the loss of the American Brig Commerce, wrecked on the Western Coast of Africa, in the month of August 1815. With an account of the sufferings of her surviving officers and crew, ... and observations historical, geographical, etc"

map from "An Authentic Narrative of the loss of the American Brig Comm...

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upside-down from "An Authentic Narrative of the loss of the American Brig Commerce, wrecked on the Western Coast of Africa, in the month of August 1815. With an account of the sufferings of her surviving officers and crew, ... and observations historical, geographical, etc"

upside-down from "An Authentic Narrative of the loss of the American B...

This image has been taken from scan 000068 from "An Authentic Narrative of the loss of the American Brig Commerce, wrecked on the Western Coast of Africa, in the month of August 1815. With an account of the suf... more

map from "[An Authentic Narrative of the loss of the American Brig Commerce, wrecked on the Western Coast of Africa, in the month of August 1815. With an account of the sufferings of her surviving officers and crew, ... and observations historical, geographical, etc.]"

map from "[An Authentic Narrative of the loss of the American Brig Com...

This image has been taken from scan 000006 from "[An Authentic Narrative of the loss of the American Brig Commerce, wrecked on the Western Coast of Africa, in the month of August 1815. With an account of the su... more

map from "Sketches of America. A narrative of a journey of five thousand miles through the Eastern and Western States of America ... with remarks on Mr. Birkbeck's “Notes” and “Letters.” Second edition"

map from "Sketches of America. A narrative of a journey of five thousa...

This image has been taken from scan 000461 from "Sketches of America. A narrative of a journey of five thousand miles through the Eastern and Western States of America ... with remarks on Mr. Birkbeck's “Notes”... more

map from "A Description of the Island of St. Michael, comprising an account of its geological structure; with remarks on the other Azores or Western Islands, etc"

map from "A Description of the Island of St. Michael, comprising an ac...

This image has been taken from scan 000028 from "A Description of the Island of St. Michael, comprising an account of its geological structure; with remarks on the other Azores or Western Islands, etc". The tit... more

diagram from "Letters from America, containing observations on the climate and agriculture of the Western States, etc"

diagram from "Letters from America, containing observations on the cli...

This image has been taken from scan 000166 from "Letters from America, containing observations on the climate and agriculture of the Western States, etc". The title and subject terms of this image have been gen... more

map from "Narrative of an Expedition from Tripoli in Barbary, to the Western Frontier of Egypt, in 1817, by the Bey of Tripoli ... With an appendix, containing instructions for navigating the great Syrtis. Translated ... by Anthony Aufrere. [With a map.]"

map from "Narrative of an Expedition from Tripoli in Barbary, to the W...

This image has been taken from scan 000022 from "Narrative of an Expedition from Tripoli in Barbary, to the Western Frontier of Egypt, in 1817, by the Bey of Tripoli ... With an appendix, containing instruction... more

Western Pocket Watch
From the Spring Rain Collection (Harusame shū), vol. 3

Western Pocket Watch From the Spring Rain Collection (Harusame shū), v...

Surimono are privately published woodblock prints, usually commissioned by individual poets or poetry groups as a form of New Year’s greeting card. The poems, most commonly kyōka (witty thirty-one-syllable vers... more

map from "Travels in Western Africa in the years 1819-21, from the river Gambia ... to the river Niger: by Major W. G., and ... Staff Surgeon Dochard. [With an appendix.-Edited by the former.]"

map from "Travels in Western Africa in the years 1819-21, from the riv...

This image has been taken from scan 000024 from "Travels in Western Africa in the years 1819-21, from the river Gambia ... to the river Niger: by Major W. G., and ... Staff Surgeon Dochard. [With an appendix.-E... more

map from "Travels in the Timannee, Kooranko, and Soolima Countries in Western Africa"

map from "Travels in the Timannee, Kooranko, and Soolima Countries in ...

This image has been taken from scan 000008 from "Travels in the Timannee, Kooranko, and Soolima Countries in Western Africa". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by ... more

fauna from "The Polar Regions of the Western Continent explored: embracing a geographical account of Iceland, Greenland, the islands of the frozen sea, and the northern parts of the American Continent ... Together with the adventures, discoveries, dangers, and trials of Parry, Franklin, Lyon, and other navigators, in those regions"

fauna from "The Polar Regions of the Western Continent explored: embra...

This image has been taken from scan 000517 from "The Polar Regions of the Western Continent explored: embracing a geographical account of Iceland, Greenland, the islands of the frozen sea, and the northern part... more

map from "The Narrative of a voyage to the Swan River; ... containing useful hints to those who contemplate an emigration to Western Australia; with a map and notes, etc"

map from "The Narrative of a voyage to the Swan River; ... containing ...

This image has been taken from scan 000006 from "The Narrative of a voyage to the Swan River; ... containing useful hints to those who contemplate an emigration to Western Australia; with a map and notes, etc".... more

map from "The Polar Regions of the Western Continent explored: embracing a geographical account of Iceland, Greenland, the islands of the frozen sea, and the northern parts of the American Continent ... Together with the adventures, discoveries, dangers, and trials of Parry, Franklin, Lyon, and other navigators, in those regions"

map from "The Polar Regions of the Western Continent explored: embraci...

This image has been taken from scan 000008 from "The Polar Regions of the Western Continent explored: embracing a geographical account of Iceland, Greenland, the islands of the frozen sea, and the northern part... more

map from "The Western Pilot; containing charts of the Ohio River, and of the Mississippi, from the mouth of the Missouri to the Gulf of Mexico, accompanied with directions for navigating the same, and a gazetteer, etc"

map from "The Western Pilot; containing charts of the Ohio River, and ...

This image has been taken from scan 000100 from "The Western Pilot; containing charts of the Ohio River, and of the Mississippi, from the mouth of the Missouri to the Gulf of Mexico, accompanied with directions... more

map from "The Western Pilot; containing charts of the Ohio River, and of the Mississippi, from the mouth of the Missouri to the Gulf of Mexico, accompanied with directions for navigating the same, and a gazetteer, etc"

map from "The Western Pilot; containing charts of the Ohio River, and ...

This image has been taken from scan 000104 from "The Western Pilot; containing charts of the Ohio River, and of the Mississippi, from the mouth of the Missouri to the Gulf of Mexico, accompanied with directions... more

map from "The Western Pilot; containing charts of the Ohio River, and of the Mississippi, from the mouth of the Missouri to the Gulf of Mexico, accompanied with directions for navigating the same, and a gazetteer, etc"

map from "The Western Pilot; containing charts of the Ohio River, and ...

This image has been taken from scan 000080 from "The Western Pilot; containing charts of the Ohio River, and of the Mississippi, from the mouth of the Missouri to the Gulf of Mexico, accompanied with directions... more

map from "The Western Pilot; containing charts of the Ohio River, and of the Mississippi, from the mouth of the Missouri to the Gulf of Mexico, accompanied with directions for navigating the same, and a gazetteer, etc"

map from "The Western Pilot; containing charts of the Ohio River, and ...

This image has been taken from scan 000026 from "The Western Pilot; containing charts of the Ohio River, and of the Mississippi, from the mouth of the Missouri to the Gulf of Mexico, accompanied with directions... more

map from "The Western Pilot; containing charts of the Ohio River, and of the Mississippi, from the mouth of the Missouri to the Gulf of Mexico, accompanied with directions for navigating the same, and a gazetteer, etc"

map from "The Western Pilot; containing charts of the Ohio River, and ...

This image has been taken from scan 000110 from "The Western Pilot; containing charts of the Ohio River, and of the Mississippi, from the mouth of the Missouri to the Gulf of Mexico, accompanied with directions... more

map from "The Western Pilot; containing charts of the Ohio River, and of the Mississippi, from the mouth of the Missouri to the Gulf of Mexico, accompanied with directions for navigating the same, and a gazetteer, etc"

map from "The Western Pilot; containing charts of the Ohio River, and ...

This image has been taken from scan 000033 from "The Western Pilot; containing charts of the Ohio River, and of the Mississippi, from the mouth of the Missouri to the Gulf of Mexico, accompanied with directions... more

map from "The Western Pilot; containing charts of the Ohio River, and of the Mississippi, from the mouth of the Missouri to the Gulf of Mexico, accompanied with directions for navigating the same, and a gazetteer, etc"

map from "The Western Pilot; containing charts of the Ohio River, and ...

This image has been taken from scan 000106 from "The Western Pilot; containing charts of the Ohio River, and of the Mississippi, from the mouth of the Missouri to the Gulf of Mexico, accompanied with directions... more

map from "The Western Pilot; containing charts of the Ohio River, and of the Mississippi, from the mouth of the Missouri to the Gulf of Mexico, accompanied with directions for navigating the same, and a gazetteer, etc"

map from "The Western Pilot; containing charts of the Ohio River, and ...

This image has been taken from scan 000098 from "The Western Pilot; containing charts of the Ohio River, and of the Mississippi, from the mouth of the Missouri to the Gulf of Mexico, accompanied with directions... more

map from "The Western Pilot; containing charts of the Ohio River, and of the Mississippi, from the mouth of the Missouri to the Gulf of Mexico, accompanied with directions for navigating the same, and a gazetteer, etc"

map from "The Western Pilot; containing charts of the Ohio River, and ...

This image has been taken from scan 000043 from "The Western Pilot; containing charts of the Ohio River, and of the Mississippi, from the mouth of the Missouri to the Gulf of Mexico, accompanied with directions... more

map from "The Western Pilot; containing charts of the Ohio River, and of the Mississippi, from the mouth of the Missouri to the Gulf of Mexico, accompanied with directions for navigating the same, and a gazetteer, etc"

map from "The Western Pilot; containing charts of the Ohio River, and ...

This image has been taken from scan 000114 from "The Western Pilot; containing charts of the Ohio River, and of the Mississippi, from the mouth of the Missouri to the Gulf of Mexico, accompanied with directions... more

map from "The Western Pilot; containing charts of the Ohio River, and of the Mississippi, from the mouth of the Missouri to the Gulf of Mexico, accompanied with directions for navigating the same, and a gazetteer, etc"

map from "The Western Pilot; containing charts of the Ohio River, and ...

This image has been taken from scan 000088 from "The Western Pilot; containing charts of the Ohio River, and of the Mississippi, from the mouth of the Missouri to the Gulf of Mexico, accompanied with directions... more

map from "The Western Pilot; containing charts of the Ohio River, and of the Mississippi, from the mouth of the Missouri to the Gulf of Mexico, accompanied with directions for navigating the same, and a gazetteer, etc"

map from "The Western Pilot; containing charts of the Ohio River, and ...

This image has been taken from scan 000139 from "The Western Pilot; containing charts of the Ohio River, and of the Mississippi, from the mouth of the Missouri to the Gulf of Mexico, accompanied with directions... more