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Reports of explorations and surveys, to ascertain the most practicable and economical route for a railroad from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean / made under the direction of the secretary of war, in 1853-[6] ..

Title:
Pacific railroad surveys
Pacific railroad reports
Explorations and surveys to ascertain the most practicable and economical route for a railroad from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean
Pacific railroad explorations DSI
Author:
United States War Department  Search this
Editor:
Henry, Joseph 1797-1878  Search this
Baird, Spencer Fullerton 1823-1887  Search this
Printer:
Ford, Thomas H. approximately 1837-  Search this
Harris, William A (William Alexander) 1805-1864  Search this
Nicholson, A. O. P (Alfred Osborn Pope) 1808-1876  Search this
Tucker, Nathaniel Beverley 1820-1890  Search this
Illustrator:
Campbell, Albert H (Albert Henry) 1826-1899  Search this
Egloffstein, Gottfried Friedrich Ernst Freiherr von und zu 1768-1848  Search this
Koppel, Charles  Search this
Richard, John H. approximately 1807-  Search this
Tidball, John C (John Caldwell) 1825-1906  Search this
Young, J. H (James Hamilton)  Search this
Young, J. J.  Search this
Engraver:
Hinshelwood, Robert 1812-1879  Search this
Hunt, Samuel Valentine 1803-1893  Search this
Metzeroth, R (Robert)  Search this
Pinkney, Samuel J.  Search this
F. Artos & Co.  Search this
Wood engraver:
Orr, Nathaniel  Search this
Lithographer:
Bien, Julius 1826-1909  Search this
Siebert, Selmar  Search this
Ackerman Lithr.  Search this
Julius Bien & Co.  Search this
Herline & Hensel  Search this
Hoffman, Knickerbocker & Co.  Search this
Sarony, Major & Knapp Lith,.  Search this
T. Sinclair's Lith.  Search this
Former owner:
Lubrecht, Harry 1908-1997 DSI  Search this
Merrill, George P (George Perkins) 1854-1929 DSI  Search this
Dwight, Jonathan 1858-1929 DSI  Search this
Tucker, Marcia Brady DSI  Search this
Whitman, William 1842-1928 DSI  Search this
Corning, Erastus 1794-1872 DSI  Search this
Berkeley Divinity School DSI  Search this
Compiler:
United States Army Corps of Engineers  Search this
Bookseller:
John Howell Books (San Francisco, Calif.) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
12 volumes in 13, leaves of plates : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 30 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Maps
Place:
West (U.S.)
California
United States
Date:
1855
1860
19th Century
Topic:
Pacific railroads--Explorations and surveys  Search this
Discoveries in geography--American  Search this
Natural history  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Discovery and exploration  Search this
Call number:
F593 .U59
F593 .U59 1855
F593.U59
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Castle Rock in Canon of Mpto-Ly-As River near Camp 53 A

Printer:
Nicholson, A. O. P.  Search this
Original artist:
Young, John J.  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
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Measurements:
overall: 17 cm x 25 cm; 6 11/16 in x 9 13/16 in
Object Name:
Print
Object Type:
Tinted Lithograph
Location of book publication:
United States: District of Columbia
Date made:
1857
ID Number:
GA.16332.037
Catalog number:
16332.037
Accession number:
1930.110179
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Lithograph of bird species "Centurus uropygialis"

Author:
Whipple, Amiel Weeks  Search this
Ives, Joseph Christmas  Search this
Original artist:
Kennerley, Caleb Burwell Rowan  Search this
Mollhausen, H. B.  Search this
Graphic artist:
Bowen & Co.  Search this
Publisher:
U.S. War Department  Search this
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Topographic Command  Search this
Printer:
Nicholson, A. O. P.  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 18.8 cm x 24.5 cm; 7 3/8 in x 9 5/8 in
Object Name:
print
Object Type:
Hand-Color Lithograph
Hand-Color Lithograph
Location of book publication:
United States: District of Columbia
Date of book publication:
1859
1859
ID Number:
GA.16332.089
Catalog number:
16332.089
Accession number:
1930.110179
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Grus fraterculus (Little Crane)

Original artist:
Mollhausen, H. B.  Search this
Kennerley, Caleb Burwell Rowan  Search this
Mollhausen, H. B.  Search this
Maker:
Bowen & Co.  Search this
Printer:
Nicholson, A. O. P.  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 17.9 cm x 23.8 cm; 7 1/16 in x 9 3/8 in
Object Name:
Print
print
Object Type:
Tinted Lithograph
Place made:
United States: District of Columbia
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Date of book publication:
1859
1859
ID Number:
GA.16332.044
Catalog number:
16332.044
Accession number:
1930.110179
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Lithograph of bird species "Buteo calurus"

Original artist:
Cassin, John  Search this
Publisher:
U.S. War Department  Search this
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Topographic Command  Search this
Author:
Beckwith, Edward Griffin  Search this
Printer:
Nicholson, A. O. P.  Search this
Graphic artist:
Bowen & Co.  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 18 cm x 23.6 cm; 7 1/16 in x 9 5/16 in
Object Name:
print
Object Type:
Hand-Color Lithograph
Place Made:
United States: District of Columbia
Date on report:
1854
Date printed in book:
1859
ID Number:
GA.16332.017
Accession number:
1930.110179
Catalog number:
16332.017
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Lithograph of bird species "Buteo elegans"

Publisher:
U.S. War Department  Search this
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Topographic Command  Search this
Printer:
Nicholson, A. O. P.  Search this
Author:
Williamson, Robert Stockton  Search this
Heerman, Dr. A. L.  Search this
Graphic artist:
Bowen & Co.  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 18.6 cm x 24.1 cm; 7 5/16 in x 9 1/2 in
Object Name:
print
Object Type:
Hand-Color Lithograph
Hand-Color Lithograph
Place Made:
United States: District of Columbia
Date of book publication:
1859
ID Number:
GA.16332.067
Catalog number:
16332.067
Accession number:
1930.110179
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Lithograph of bird species "Carpodacus cassinii and Melospiza fallax"

Printer:
Nicholson, A. O. P.  Search this
Author:
Whipple, Amiel Weeks  Search this
Ives, Joseph Christmas  Search this
Original artist:
Kennerley, Caleb Burwell Rowan  Search this
Mollhausen, H. B.  Search this
Mollhausen, H. B.  Search this
Graphic artist:
Bowen & Co.  Search this
Publisher:
U.S. War Department  Search this
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Topographic Command  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 18 cm x 23.8 cm; 7 1/16 in x 9 3/8 in
Object Name:
print
Object Type:
Tinted Lithograph
Location of book publication:
United States: District of Columbia
Date of section:
1853-1854
Date of book publication:
1859
ID Number:
GA.16332.081
Catalog number:
16332.081
Accession number:
1930.110179
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Zuni

Original artist:
Mollhausen, H. B.  Search this
Graphic artist:
A. Hoen & Co.  Search this
Publisher:
Nicholson, A. O. P.  Search this
Maker:
Mollhausen, H. B.  Search this
A. Hoen & Co.  Search this
Physical Description:
ink (overall material)
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 18.4 cm x 21.1 cm; 7 1/4 in x 8 5/16 in
Object Name:
Print
Object Type:
Tinted Lithograph
Location of book publication:
United States: District of Columbia
Location of print publication:
United States: Maryland, Baltimore
Date of section of report:
1855
Date of report publication:
1856
ID Number:
GA.16332.03
Catalog number:
16332.03
Accession number:
1930.110179
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Mount Jefferson and Black Butte From Camp S

Maker:
Nicholson, A. O. P.  Search this
Original artist:
Young, John J.  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall materials)
ink (overall materials)
Measurements:
overall: 23 cm x 29.5 cm; 9 1/16 in x 11 5/8 in
Object Name:
Print
Object Type:
Tinted Lithograph
Place made:
United States: District of Columbia
Date made:
1857
ID Number:
GA.10729.12
Catalog number:
10729.12
Accession number:
1918.62261
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Castle Rock in Canon of Mpto-Ly-As River Near Camp 53 A

Maker:
Nicholson, A. O. P.  Search this
Original artist:
Young, John J.  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall materials)
ink (overall materials)
Measurements:
overall: 27.9 cm x 21 cm; 11 in x 8 1/4 in
Object Name:
Print
Object Type:
Tinted Lithograph
Place made:
United States: District of Columbia
Date made:
1857
ID Number:
GA.10729.13
Catalog number:
10729.13
Accession number:
1918.62261
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Shasta Butte & Shasta Valley from a Point Near Camp 79A

Printer:
Nicholson, A. O. P.  Search this
Original artist:
Young, John J.  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall materials)
ink (overall materials)
Measurements:
overall: 29.5 cm x 21.2 cm; 11 5/8 in x 8 3/8 in
Object Name:
Print
Object Type:
Tinted Lithograph
Place made:
United States: District of Columbia
Date made:
1857
ID Number:
GA.10729.11
Accession number:
1918.62261
Catalog number:
10729.11
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Lithograph of bird species "Ericornis Melanura and Scytalopus Fuscus"

Graphic artist:
Sinclair, Thomas  Search this
Original artist:
Dreser, William  Search this
Printer:
Nicholson, A. O. P.  Search this
Publisher:
United States Navy  Search this
Author:
Cassin, John  Search this
Gilliss, James Melville  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 25.7 cm x 32.9 cm; 10 1/8 in x 12 15/16 in
Object Name:
print
Object Type:
Lithograph
Location of book publication:
United States: District of Columbia
Location of print publication:
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Associated Place:
South America
Date of book publication:
1855
Subject:
South America  Search this
Birds  Search this
U.S. Congress  Search this
U. S. Navy  Search this
Exploration and Discovery  Search this
ID Number:
2008.0175.05
Accession number:
2008.0175
Catalog number:
2008.0175.05
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Chromolithograph of bird species "Euphonia Rufiventris adult male and Chlorophonia Occipitalis adulte male"

Graphic artist:
Sinclair, Thomas  Search this
Original artist:
Dreser, William  Search this
Printer:
Nicholson, A. O. P.  Search this
Publisher:
United States Navy  Search this
Author:
Cassin, John  Search this
Gilliss, James Melville  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 25 cm x 33 cm; 9 13/16 in x 13 in
Object Name:
print
Object Type:
Lithograph
Location of book publication:
United States: District of Columbia
Associated Place:
South America
Date of book publication:
1855
Subject:
Birds  Search this
South America  Search this
Exploration and Discovery  Search this
U.S. Congress  Search this
U. S. Navy  Search this
ID Number:
2008.0175.06
Accession number:
2008.0175
Catalog number:
2008.0175.06
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Chromolithograph of bird species "Phalacrocorax Brasilianus"

Graphic artist:
Sinclair, Thomas  Search this
Original artist:
Dreser, William  Search this
Publisher:
United States Navy  Search this
Printer:
Nicholson, A. O. P.  Search this
Author:
Cassin, John  Search this
Gilliss, James Melville  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall materials)
ink (overall materials)
Measurements:
overall: 25.6 cm x 33 cm; 10 1/16 in x 13 in
Object Name:
print
Object Type:
Lithograph
Location of book publication:
United States: District of Columbia
Location of print publication:
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Date of book publication:
1855
ID Number:
2008.0175.02
Accession number:
2008.0175
Catalog number:
2008.0175.02
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Percichthys melanops and Basilichthysmicrolepidotus

Original artist:
Richard, John H.  Search this
Graphic artist:
Dougal, William H.  Search this
Maker:
Nicholson, A. O. P.  Search this
United States Navy  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall materials)
ink (overall materials)
Measurements:
overall: 26.6 cm x 33.9 cm; 10 1/2 in x 13 3/8 in
Object Name:
Print
Object Type:
Engraving
Place made:
United States: District of Columbia
Date of book publication:
1855
ID Number:
2008.0175.09
Accession number:
2008.0175
Catalog number:
2008.0175.09
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Nematogenys Inermis [Grd]

Original artist:
Richard, John H.  Search this
Graphic artist:
Dougal, William H.  Search this
Maker:
Nicholson, A. O. P.  Search this
United States Navy  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall materials)
ink (overall materials)
Measurements:
overall: 26.5 cm x 34 cm; 10 7/16 in x 13 3/8 in
Object Name:
Print
Object Type:
Engraving
Place made:
United States: District of Columbia
Date of book publication:
1855
ID Number:
2008.0175.10
Accession number:
2008.0175
Catalog number:
2008.0175.10
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Engraving of snake species "Dryophis vittatus"

Original artist:
Richard, John H.  Search this
Graphic artist:
Dougal, William H.  Search this
Printer:
Nicholson, A. O. P.  Search this
Publisher:
United States Navy  Search this
Author:
Gilliss, James Melville  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall materials)
ink (overall materials)
Measurements:
overall: 26.8 cm x 33.7 cm; 10 9/16 in x 13 1/4 in
Object Name:
print
Object Type:
Engraving
Place Made:
United States: District of Columbia
Date made:
1855
ID Number:
2008.0175.30
Accession number:
2008.0175
Catalog number:
2008.0175.30
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Engraving of lizard species "Proctotretus Tenius, Proctoretus Femoratus, and Proctotretus Stantoni"

Original artist:
Richard, John H.  Search this
Graphic artist:
Dougal, William H.  Search this
Printer:
Nicholson, A. O. P.  Search this
Publisher:
United States Navy  Search this
Author:
Gilliss, James Melville  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall materials)
ink (overall materials)
Measurements:
overall: 26 cm x 34 cm; 10 1/4 in x 13 3/8 in
Object Name:
print
Object Type:
Engraving
Place Made:
United States: District of Columbia
Date of book publication:
1855
ID Number:
2008.0175.29
Accession number:
2008.0175
Catalog number:
2008.0175.29
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Aporomera ornata Dum & Bibr.

Original artist:
Richard, John H.  Search this
Graphic artist:
Dougal, William H.  Search this
Book publisher, printer:
Nicholson, A. O. P.  Search this
United States Navy  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall materials)
ink (overall materials)
Measurements:
overall: 34 cm x 26 cm; 13 3/8 in x 10 1/4 in
Object Name:
Print
Object Type:
Engraving
Place made:
United States: District of Columbia
Date of book publication:
1855
ID Number:
2008.0175.27
Accession number:
2008.0175
Catalog number:
2008.0175.27
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Cnemidophorus presignis

Original artist:
Richard, John H.  Search this
Graphic artist:
Dougal, William H.  Search this
Book printer, publisher:
Nicholson, A. O. P.  Search this
United States Navy  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall materials)
ink (overall materials)
Measurements:
overall: 34 m x 26 cm; 111 9/16 ft x 10 1/4 in
Object Name:
Print
Object Type:
Engraving
Place made:
United States: District of Columbia
Date of publication:
1855
ID Number:
2008.0175.26
Accession number:
2008.0175
Catalog number:
2008.0175.26
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