This category includes maps that typically portray the physical environment and a variety of cultural elements for a geographic area at a particular point in time. The maps in this category show a geographic area larger than a city or town and do not display a subject that is part of one of the thematic categories.
This category includes maps that depict individual buildings to panoramic views of large urban areas. These maps record the evolution of cities illustrating the development and nature of economic activities, educational and religious facilities, parks, street patterns and widths, and transportation systems.
Shows São Vicente Island and adjacent islands and Porto Grande Bay on São Vicente Island. "Le 20. feu. 1712." Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north to the left on map showing Porto Grande Bay. Watermarks: Cluster of grapes; and, indecipherable lettering. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 197 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...
Dated from other maps in the same atlas. Inset map: "Supplentum Theatro Historico", showing eastern hemisphere. Shows the eastern Roman Empire in 400 A.D. Shows boundaries, forests, settlements. Relief shown pictorially. London meridian. Covers the Middle East from Libya and Greece to the Indus River. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
Scale ca. 1:17,500,000. Hand colored. "To the Right Honourable, Charles, Earl of Sunderland, and Baron Spencer of Wormleighton; one of Her Majesty's principal Secretaries of State; &c." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text and view of "Potosi." Includes view of "Potosi." Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 700/1; 700/2
Moll, Herman - Lens, Bernard - Vertue, George
Relief shown pictorially. Includes list of numbered notes and inset showing continets of Africa, Europe, and Asia. LC copies annotated in inks to show boundaries and mounted on linen. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
This category contains maps showing campaigns of major military conflicts including troop movements, defensive structures and groundworks, roads to and from sites of military engagements, campsites, and local buildings, topography and vegetation. Some of the maps are manuscripts drawn on the field of battle, while others are engraved including some that have manuscript annotations reflecting the history of the battle or campaign. A significant ...
A thematic collection exploring changing models of the universe through time, ideas of life on other words and Carl Sagan’s place in the tradition of science. It features manuscripts, rare books, celestial atlases, newspaper articles, sheet music and movie posters. Like our ancestors, we look up at the heavens and wonder. What is the structure of the universe? How significant are we? Are we ...
Sagan, Carl - Druyan, Ann - Macfarlane, Seth
Shows nations and their boundaries in color. Relief shown pictorially. Part of: Beaurain, Jean (1696-1771). Atlas contenant les Cartes d'Italie de la Turquie en Europe de la Hongrie de la Grece de l'Asie de l'Afrique de l'Amerique, 1731? Appears in: Sanson's "An atlas of ancient history".
Shows nations and their borders in color. Relief shown pictorially. Appears in: Beaurain, Jean (1696-1771). Atlas contenant les Cartes d'Italie de la Turquie en Europe de la Hongrie de la Grece de l'Asie de l'Afrique de l'Amerique, 1731. Appears in: Sanson's "An atlas of ancient history".
In Latin and Dutch, in black and white. Shows various topographical features, such as forests and bodies of water, as well as roads and cities in the Brabant region of Belgium. Map of Brabant, Belgium.