William Henry Palmer with his Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) medallion. Palmer was born November 11, 1842, in Holmes County, Ohio. His family moved to Defiance County, Ohio, around 1850. Palmer enlisted in April 1861 and served in the 14th...
William Strickland's sketch of an unnamed suspension bridge crossing the Saone River. Strickland provides detailed descriptions of the bridge, as well as measurements. The sketch covers two pages in the sketchbook.
William Strickland's watercolor drawing of the fortress of Radicofani, and the surrounding Tuscan countryside. A small house and a village are shown in the sketch. Strickland provides a handwritten description of the scene.
William Strickland's watercolor sketch of the "New Falls at Tivoli." The three segemented falls are pictured in the foreground, surrounded by wooded hillsides near Tivoli. Strickland gives a brief history of the falls.
Monuments & Memorials; Basilicas; Popes; Domes; Latin cross-plan buildings; Plazas
William Strickland's watercolor sketch of the Basilica of St. Peter, Rome. Strickland gives handwritten descriptions and dimensions of the building porticoes. He describes the dome as being "decidedly ugly."
William Strickland's watercolor sketch of the north entrance of Crosby Hall in London. The sketch provides details of the doorway and the arch overhead. Included are Strickland's description of the doorway and the hall.
World War, 1914-1918; War; Soldiers; War casualties; Wounds & injuries; Prisoners of war
Wounded from the 27th Division, United States Army, being carried to the rear by the aid of German prisoners taken during the drive at Vaux-Andigny, Aisne, October 17, 1918. See "Catalogue of Official A. E. F. Photographs Taken by the Signal Corps,...
Maps; Statehood; Cities & towns; Rivers; Bodies of water; Indian encampments
This color map reflects twenty "States of America." Though each of the twenty states is marked with a Roman numeral, the map actually reflects an earlier period in the nation's history with its labelling of territories, Indian tribes, and East...