The collection consists of 40 manuscript and 26 printed maps, and a manuscript atlas, the originals of which are in the Library of Congress' Geography and Map Division. The Rochambeau Map Collection contains cartographic items used by Jean Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau (1725-1807), when he was commander in chief of the French expeditionary army (1780-82) during the American ...
Library of Congress. National Digital Library Program - Library of Congress. Geography and Map Division
Inset view of London: Prospect der Königl. Haupt und Residentz Stadt London. 15 x 56 cm. Includes two illustrations: Whitehall and the Bourse. Hand written text in German on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
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.
Scale ca. 1:50,000. Title on verso: St. Francisco in Porto Rico, 120. Manuscript, pen-and-ink, on tracing paper. Oriented with north to the left. Soundings shown in fathoms. Shows the coast from "C[ab]o de Guanagibo" to "Pta. de la Aguada." LC Luso-Hispanic World, 754 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 650/1; 650/2; 650/3
Scale ca. 1:75,000. Title on verso: Aguada Nueva in Puerto Rico, 125. Manuscript, pen-and-ink, on tracing paper. Oriented with north to the bottom. Soundings shown in fathoms. Shows coast from Punta Guaniquilla to Punta Jiguero. Indexed. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 755 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 650/1; 650/2; 650/3
Relief shown pictorially. Insets: Carte des voiages d'Abraham -- Disposition du Camp des Israelites autour de l'Arche d'Alliance. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
Robert De Vaugondy, Gilles - Sanson, Guillaume - Lattré, Jean
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 landowners along the shore of Lake Champlain. Pen and ink and colored ink. Similar to map created by Gaspard-Joseph Chaussegros de Léry in 1732. Oriented with north to the right. At top of title cartouche: J R. Includes inset of Fort Chambly with ill. and inset of Fort St. Fréderic with ill. Mounted on paper, mounted on cloth. Minor staining throughout. Several pinholes ...
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.
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 ...
Scale ca. 1:16,000,000 at the equator. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Ferro. Includes notes and ill. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 700/2
Nolin, Jean Baptiste - Dubercelle, F.