Collection Items

  • Map
    Plano de la Ysla de Santo Domingo, parte de las Cuba, Jamaica y otras contiguas a ellas, del seno mexicano. Scale ca. 1:2,000,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Watermarks: IV; and, Strasburg fleur-de-lis. Mounted on cloth backing. Also shows roads and villages. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 478 Inset: Plano de la ciudad de Sto. Domingo y su río. Annotated in black ink in upper right corner: N. 5. J.F.B. Order number annotated in pencil in lower margin: 367883/27. Maggs number annotated in pencil in lower right ...
    • Contributor: Mejía, Juan Viz - Badaraco, Joseph Francisco - Real Escuela De Navegación (Cádiz, Spain)
    • Date: 1755
  • Map
    [Jiangnan hai tang tu].
    [江南海塘圖]. | Map of the Jiangnan Seawall
    Scale ca. 1:140,000. Shows sea walls, dikes, and distances of the coastal areas in Jiangsu Province, from area of Taicang and Zhaowen to area between Jinshan and Pinghu, including Shanghai. Relief shown pictorially. Pictorial map. Previous supplied title:Songjiang Fu hai tang tu Title supplied. Oriented with north to the left. Hummel purchase 1934, no. 10. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...
    • Date: 1750
  • Map
    Noort Rivier in Niew Neerlandt. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Shows the Hudson River from Manhattan Island to Albany, natural features, and other geographical entities in the region. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Attributed to Joan Vinckeboons by comparison with his other Dutch maps in Henry Harrisse collection. Described in Terrae incognitae, v. xvi, 1984. Richard W. Stephenson's The Henry Harrisse collection ... , p. 40; the third volume ...
    • Contributor: Vinckeboons, Joan
    • Date: 1639
  • Map
    Caert vande Svydt Rivier in Niew Nederland. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Shows the region of the Delaware Bay and river, natural features, and other geographical entities. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Attributed to Joan Vinckeboons by comparison with his other Dutch maps in Henry Harrisse collection. Described in Terrae incognitae, v. xvi, 1984. Richard W. Stephenson's The Henry Harrisse collection ... , p. 40; the third volume has binder's title ...
    • Contributor: Vinckeboons, Joan
    • Date: 1639
  • Map
    The course of Delaware River from Philadelphia to Chester with the several forts and stackadoes raised by the rebels, and the attacks made by His Majesty's land and sea forces. Scale ca. 1:100,000. Facsimile. Title in margin: Plan of attack on Fort Mifflin, 1777. From the original in possession of the Franklin Institute, Philadelphia. Insets: A plan of Fort Mifflin on Mud Island with the attacks made by the King's troops and vessels.--Profile and plan of the frames or chevaux de frize which formed the Stakadoes in the river. Available also through the Library ...
    • Contributor: Faden, William - George Barrie & Sons
    • Date: 1904