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Diagram Collection

Background imageDiagram Collection: Map of ancient Rome

Map of ancient Rome
City plan of ancient Rome. Lithograph

Background imageDiagram Collection: Battle of Cannae plan, 216 BC

Battle of Cannae plan, 216 BC
Map of the Battle of Cannae, in which Hannibal defeated the Romans during the Second Punic War, 216 BC. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageDiagram Collection: Doric, Ionic, and Corinthian columns

Doric, Ionic, and Corinthian columns
Classical styles of columns - Doric, Ionic, and Corinthian architecture. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageDiagram Collection: Whaling ship diagram, 1800s

Whaling ship diagram, 1800s
Deck plan and cutaway view of whaling schooner " Amelia" of New Bedford, Massachusetts, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageDiagram Collection: Cutaway view of an American warship

Cutaway view of an American warship
Hull of an American man-of-war cut open amidships, showing deck plans and quarters, 1850s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th century illustration

Background imageDiagram Collection: NATI2A-00094

NATI2A-00094
Cherokee alphabet developed by Sequoyah. Woodcut reproduction with a watercolor wash

Background imageDiagram Collection: Layout of Fort Sumter at the outset of the Civil War

Layout of Fort Sumter at the outset of the Civil War
Fort Sumter ground plan, situated in the harbor of Charleston, SC, 1860. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageDiagram Collection: Colonial sawmill, Virginia, 1600s

Colonial sawmill, Virginia, 1600s
Water-powered sawmill used in Jamestown Colony before 1650. Hand-colored woodcut from " Virginia Truly Valued" by Edward Williams, 1650

Background imageDiagram Collection: Sugar beet

Sugar beet
Ad for Lanes Improved Imperial Sugar Beet, B.K. Bliss & Sons, New York, 1872. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageDiagram Collection: Slave-ship diagram showing Africans packed on deck

Slave-ship diagram showing Africans packed on deck
Deck plan of a slave ship, showing how captured Africans were arranged as cargo, 1700s. Hand-colored 19th-century woodcut reproduction of an earlier illustration

Background imageDiagram Collection: PSCI2A-00097

PSCI2A-00097
Ptolemys earth-centered cosmological system, explained by Muller, 1400s. Hand-colored 19th century woodcut reproduction of the 1543 edition

Background imageDiagram Collection: AGRI2A-00109

AGRI2A-00109
Sweet potato plant, a tropical vine with an edible tuberous root. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageDiagram Collection: HSET2A-00123

HSET2A-00123
Map of the principal westward trails in the 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageDiagram Collection: Steam engine of James Watt

Steam engine of James Watt
Schematic drawing of James Watts steam engine. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageDiagram Collection: Huygens clock diagram

Huygens clock diagram
Side view of Huygenss clock, showing the pendulum mechanism, 1600s. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of an illustration

Background imageDiagram Collection: Human evolution as described in the 1870s

Human evolution as described in the 1870s
Theory of the " descent of man" as illustrated in the 1870s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageDiagram Collection: Morses telegraph

Morses telegraph
Diagrams of Morses telegraph apparatus, key, and register. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageDiagram Collection: Joseph Henrys electromagnetic telegraph, 1832

Joseph Henrys electromagnetic telegraph, 1832
Joseph Henrys signal telegraph apparatus, the first electromagnetic telegraph, 1832. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageDiagram Collection: Poppy flower, root, and seed pod

Poppy flower, root, and seed pods. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageDiagram Collection: Leonardo da Vinci sketch for a siege machine

Leonardo da Vinci sketch for a siege machine
Military machine for firing arrows with a crossbow, designed by Leonardo da Vinci. Woodcut with a watercolor wash

Background imageDiagram Collection: Leonardo da Vinci drawing of a canal dredge

Leonardo da Vinci drawing of a canal dredge
Leonardo da Vincis drawing of a device for excavating a canal. Woodcut reproduction with a watercolor wash

Background imageDiagram Collection: Map showing location of Fort Sumter, Civil War

Map showing location of Fort Sumter, Civil War
Chart of Charleston harbor, showing Fort Sumter and Fort Moultrie. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageDiagram Collection: Westinghouse light bulb ad, 1886

Westinghouse light bulb ad, 1886
Westinghouse Electric Companys 16 candle-power incandescent lamp, advertisement, 1886. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageDiagram Collection: Ancient Romes center, Palatine Hill

Ancient Romes center, Palatine Hill
Map of Palatine Hill, city center of ancient Rome. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageDiagram Collection: Boston and vicinity in 1775

Boston and vicinity in 1775
Map of Boston, Charlestown, and vicinity, June 1775. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageDiagram Collection: PSCI2A-00061

PSCI2A-00061
Keplers mechanism of his early (incorrect ) theory of planetary orbits. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of an illustration

Background imageDiagram Collection: GPAC2A-00022

GPAC2A-00022
Krakatoa and neighboring islets after the volcanic eruption of 1883. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageDiagram Collection: St. Bartholomews Day Massacre of French Huguenots, 1572

St. Bartholomews Day Massacre of French Huguenots, 1572
Assassination of Coligny and other Huguenots on Saint Bartholomews Day, Paris, 1572. Hand-colored woodcut reproduction of an illustration

Background imageDiagram Collection: Spanish Armadas route in 1588

Spanish Armadas route in 1588
Chart of the Spanish Armadas course, 1588. Hand-colored engraving

Background imageDiagram Collection: AGRI2A-00123

AGRI2A-00123
Coffee tree leaves, flowers, and fruit. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageDiagram Collection: Beach plums

Beach plums. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageDiagram Collection: Strawberries

Strawberries
Strawberry, Forest Rose variety. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageDiagram Collection: Raspberries

Raspberries, the Cuthbert variety, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageDiagram Collection: EVCW2A-00140

EVCW2A-00140
Confederate ironclad " Merrimac, " from a sketch made the day before the battle with Union " Monitor, " 1862. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th century illustration

Background imageDiagram Collection: Atlantic codfish

Atlantic codfish
Cod specimen collected at Eastport, Maine, by the US Fish Commission, 1872. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageDiagram Collection: Heros steam engine

Heros steam engine
Steam-engine of Hero of Alexandria, first century AD. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageDiagram Collection: EVNT2A-00306

EVNT2A-00306
Relative size of the American and English fleets at the start of the War of 1812. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageDiagram Collection: PREV2A-00091

PREV2A-00091
Leyden jar experiment with which Benjamin Franklin showed that a spark generates heat. Hand-colored woodcut

Background imageDiagram Collection: PART2A-00063

PART2A-00063
Leonardo da Vincis backward handwriting on his design for a lamp using a globe filled with water. 19th-century woodcut reproduction with a watercolor wash

Background imageDiagram Collection: GPAC2A-00021

GPAC2A-00021
Krakatoa and neighboring islets before the volcanic eruption of 1883. Hand colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageDiagram Collection: EVRV2A-00184

EVRV2A-00184
Map of the Battle of Bunker Hill, drawn from a British map. Hand-colored woodcut reproduction

Background imageDiagram Collection: AGRI2A-00126

AGRI2A-00126
Tobacco plant. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageDiagram Collection: Grasshopper, an agricultural pest of the US plains

Grasshopper, an agricultural pest of the US plains
Kansas grasshopper. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageDiagram Collection: Trojan theater diagram

Trojan theater diagram
Ground-plan of the great theater of Troy, after archaeological excavations in the 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration


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