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  • Taiwan Tansui-kō, Taihoku-fu kyokuchizu /

    Title from title piece mounted on map verso. This map is part of a series. Series note is on verso of map in Japanese. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. "Dai hyakurokugō [106-gō] fuzu nanamai [7-mai] no uchi dai 6"; "Dai kyūgō [9-gō]." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Ozawa, Tokuhei
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1888
  • Geometrical plan of the principal harbour in the island of Porto [sic] Rico /

    Relief shown by hachures. Includes index and shows notes, remarks, situation of shoals, and directions for entering the harbour of Porto [sic] Rico. "Republished on the scale of the original plan by W. Faden, geographer to his majesty & to his Royal Highness the Prince of Wales." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Churruca Y Elorza, Cosme Damián De - Wilson, H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1805
  • Chart of the head of navigation of the Potomac River : surveyed by order of the Sec. of War for the Corporation of Georgetown D.C. with a view to the improvement of ...

    Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Includes note. LC copy fold-lined, laminated, halved, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Contributor: Burgess, R. W. - Woodruff, I. C. - Callahan, Denis - United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers - United States. Congress Senate
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1857
  • Nuevo plano de Puerto Rico /

    Scale ca. 1:8,500. Has watermarks. Manuscript; pen-and-ink, watercolor, and pencil. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Relief shown pictorially and by shading. Depths shown by soundings. Selected buildings shown pictorially. Covers San Juan Harbor. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 766 Includes text and index to points of interest. "Latin American Atlantic Port Cities exhibit, 1986." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ...

    • Contributor: Montero De Espinosa, José
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1785
  • Rough plan of the defences of the harbour of Annapolis in Maryland /

    Shows forts in Annapolis and along the lower Severn River. Also shows harbor and public buildings in Annapolis. Relief shown by shading. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Manuscript: Black ink, red watercolor for forts and buildings, green and brown watercolor washes for shading. Watermark: JWhathan [sp.?]. Originally drawn on 2 sheets (now conjoined). Sheet halved to enable folding. Available also through the ...

    • Contributor: Tatham, William - Winder, William Henry
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1814
  • Ashtabula Harbor, Ohio 1896.

    Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye view. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 678 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Indexed for points of interest. AACR2

    • Contributor: Fowler, T. M. (Thaddeus Mortimer) - Moyer, James - Fowler, T. M.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1896
  • Chart of the head of navigation of the Potomac River shewing the route of the Alexandria Canal : made in pursuance of a resolution of the Alex'a Canal Company Oct. 1838 /

    Nautical chart with extensive annotations in col. and lead pencils to show proposed railroad routes connecting central Washington and Alexandria (Va.). Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Originally printed on 2 sheets. Includes note. LC copy soiled, stained, missing edge sections, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Stone, William James - Kearney, James - Turnbull, Wm. (William) - Fairfax, Wilson M. C. - Ewing, Maskell C. - Alexandria Canal Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1838
  • Plan des havres de Port Antonio et de Saint Francois : situés a la coste du nord est de l'isle de la Jamaique.

    Soundings shown in fathoms. Oriented with north to the left. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1944 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. "Tome I, no. 60." From the author's Le petit atlas maritime. 1764. Vault AACR2: 100

    • Contributor: Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1764
  • Plan placing the current channel of the Potomac permanently along the wharves of Washington D.C. /

    Signed ms. sketch map. Watercolor (blue, brown, and black) and lead pencil. LC copy soiled, brittle, and missing edge sections including cartographic content. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP Vault

    • Contributor: Clinton, Thos. G.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1850
  • Plano del puerto de San Juan de Puerto-Rico : con la representación de las obras ejecultada desde 1887 hasta el 30 de Junio 1894.

    Shows vicinity of San Juan including forts and harbor. Relief shown by contours. Depths shown by soundings. "Lit Boletin, Puerto-Rico." Mounted on cloth backing. Oriented with north to the bottom. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Annotated on verso in blue crayon obscured by mounting. In pencil on card: Exhibit info: Sepulveda 29303 #5.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1894
  • [Map showing reclamation of Potomac River estuary at Washington D.C. to form harbor and the Potomac parks].

    Depths shown by soundings and contours. Oriented with north toward the upper left. LC copy fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1880
  • Boston, its environs and harbour, with the rebels works raised against that town in 1775,

    Scale ca. 1:24,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 911 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 650/2; 650/3; 651/4; 650/5

    • Contributor: Page, Thomas Hyde
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • Port facilities at Washington D.C. & Alexandria, Va. /

    Depths shown by soundings and contours. "Transmitted with letter dated: October 19, 1923." Includes indexed "List of piers and wharves at Washington, D.C., and Alexandria, Va.," notes, 2 "General vicinity sketch" insets, and indexed "List of steamship lines." Ancillary map ca. 1:112,000: Transportation lines of Chesapeake Bay serving the port of Baltimore Md. / Board of Engineers for Rivers and Harbors. "B-12-32. B-12-33." LC ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Washington District - Schmitt, Edwin A. - United States. Board of Engineers for Rivers and Harbors
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1923
  • Map showing proposed waterfront improvements, terminals & railroad installations : at South Brooklyn, Gowanus Bay, and Erie Basin, borough of Brooklyn /

    "February 1911." Oriented with north toward the lower left. "Reproduced from report issued by New York Dock Department." Removed from textual publication. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Annotated in lead pencil on verso: Microfilm 95/6001 MicRR.

    • Contributor: New York (N.Y.). Department of Docks and Ferries - Tomkins, Calvin - New York (N.Y.). Department of Docks
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1911
  • Plano y explicación del Real Astillero de la Habana en la ysla de Cuba y de sus inmediaciones.

    Oriented with north toward the lower left. Watermark: C. & I. Honig. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 354 Indexed. Maggs number annotated in pencil in lower right margin: 106. Annotated in blue ink on sticker on verso: 6883-11. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Latin American Atlantic port cities exhibit #11 Vault

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1700
  • Plan de la ville et du port de Macao /

    Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. In upper right margin: Tome III, no. 57. From: Bellin's Le petit atlas maritime, 1764. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1764
  • Zenkan jidai Chōsenzu : Shōtei igo /

    Relief shown by shading. LC copy has "WDC # 251998" written. Includes a map: "武帝始建之四郡" (24 x 14 cm.; Scale 1:5,000,0000). Google search 2014-04-30 (前漢時代朝鮮図 昭帝以後; 差込み地図: 武帝始建之四郡; 刊記: 大正 2 (1913) 木崎盛政製図; 注記:満州歴史地理 第一卷付図 8枚の内 ... 京都大学所蔵).

    • Contributor: Kisaki, Morimasa - Ozawa, Tokuhei
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1913
  • Shifu-kō zenzu /

    Shows harbor area, hills, bay, and islands in Yantai. Also shows battery, barracks, warships, and other military installations. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and watercolor Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ARP

    • Contributor: Saitō, Miki
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1883
  • Bird's eye view of New-York & Brooklyn

    Bird's-eye view of New York City and Brooklyn showing Battery Park and Governors Island in the foreground; prominent features numbered with key below image.

    • Contributor: Bachmann, John
    • Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    • Date: 1851
  • Plan du port de St. Augustin dans la Floride.

    Scale ca. 1:100,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Soundings shown in feet. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1641 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1764
  • [Manuscript sketch of the Potomac River and Eastern Branch bounding the city of Washington].

    Shows waterfront, wharves, and bridges. Depths shown by soundings. Title from Phillips's Descriptive list of maps and views of Washington. On verso in ink: Handed to the Surveyor by Mr. J.P. Ingle for safe keeping, Nov. 29, 1830. Ink and wash. Fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Text in ink on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...

    • Contributor: Ingle, John P.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1830
  • Chart of the Potomac River from Georgetown to Alexandria /

    Depths shown by contours and soundings. Does not cover Georgetown vicinity. Negative photocopy of ms. map. Oriented with north to the right. "Drawer 55, sheet 4." "55-4." LC copy fold-lined and originally printed on 4 sheets. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Contributor: Berrien, John Macpherson - Kearney, James - Hughes, George W. (George Wurtz) - United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1833
  • Plan af Kjöbenhavn = Plan of Copenhagen /

    City street map showing principal buildings, administrative wards, circumferential military fortifications (ramparts/bastions/canals, moats), and port facilities. Title on sheet and index in Danish and English. Signed in ink script on label affixed to cover title panel: City of Copenhagen, Millard Fillmore, May 8th, 1856, No. 36; and on inside of cover: Millard Fillmore, May 8, 1856. Seller's name label affixed to inside of cover. ...

    • Contributor: Emilius Bærentzen & Co. - Fillmore, Millard
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1853
  • Map of part of the Potomac River, from the head of tide water to Alexandria : with its lateral canals, soundings, and topography /

    Relief shown by hachures. Photocopy of ms. map. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Includes "Profile of the Alexandria Canal" and distance list. LC copy annotated in pencil: From a manuscript in the Office of the Chief of Engineers. LC copy originally printed on 6 sheets, mounted on cloth backing, and accompanied by negative photocopy. Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...

    • Contributor: Fairfax, Wilson M. C. - Alexandria Canal Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1835
  • Proposed improvement of James Creek Canal /

    Relief shown by contours and hachures. Depths shown by soundings and contours. Base map title: Washington and Georgetown harbors, District of Columbia : 1882 / issued July 1882 J.E. Hilgard, superintendent. Title and James Creek Canal information shown in red overprint. Author's name handwritten in ink. Includes notes, tide table, and USC&GS insigne. "Eng50 2." LC copy stained. Available also through the Library of ...

    • Contributor: Hains, Peter C. (Peter Conover) - Hilgard, J. E. (Julius Erasmus) - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1887