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EL ESCORIAL: ELEVATION.
Elevation plan of the second Casa de Oficio, or Official Building, near El Escorial monastery in Spain. Drawing by architect Juan de Herrera, and signed in the lower right corner, c1570.
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0038078
DESCARTES: GEOLOGY, 1644.
Diagram from Rene Descartes' 'Principia Philosophiae,' 1644, depicting his theory of the development of mountains and oceans; the layers include the earth's crust (E), air (F), water (D), and metals (C).
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0167086
BROOKLYN BRIDGE: CAISSON.
Cross-section of the caisson and masonry foundation of the Brooklyn Bridge, c1870.
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0125194
STATUE OF LIBERTY, 1886.
Cross section showing the frame and anchorage in the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor. Line engraving, American, 1886.
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0237624
GEOGRAPHY.
Germany, Berlin: construction plan of the KaDeWe department store by Emil Schaudt around 1905.
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0526209
WWII: MAGINOT LINE, c1940.
Diagram of the underground bunker on the Maginot Line, c1940. Full credit: Imagno - ullstein bild / Granger, NYC.
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0132771
EL ESCORIAL: BASILICA.
Cross section of the nave of the basilica, at El Escorial monastery in Spain. Drawing by architect Juan de Herrera, c1570.
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METEORITE, c1980.
Cross-section of a shergottite meteorite thought to be from Mars. Photographed at the Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas, c1980.
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0186681
IRAN: TEPE SABZ.
Cross-section of the excavation of the archaeological site of Tepe Sabz in Southwestern Iran, c1963, delineating the Sabz, Khazineh, Mehmeh and Bayat periods of human civilization at the site.
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0408326
WORLD WAR I: GERMAN U-BOAT.
Cross-section diagram of a German U-boat during World War I.
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0112783
THE TITANIC, 1912.
Cross section of the White Star liner that sank, April 14-15 1912, after having struck an iceberg in the North Atlantic while on her maiden voyage.
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0112489
MOUNT EVEREST EXPEDITION.
Mountaineer Edmund Hillary (left), Colonel George Hunt (center), and Sherpa guide Tenzing Norgay photographed with a model of Mount Everest in London, England, 7 June 1953, after returning from their successful ascent to the summit of Everest nine days earlier.
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STEAMSHIP: CITY OF NEW YORK.
Cross-section view of Inman Line's 'City of New York' steamship. Engraving, American, 1889.
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0265107
HEATING SYSTEM, 1870.
American patent hot air system, 1870.
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0124612
VENICE: LA SALUTE.
Cross section of the Basilica di Santa Maria Della Salute in Venice, Italy, designed by Baldassare Longhena, 17th century.
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0132768
EL ESCORIAL: PLAN, c1570.
Cross section of the basilica along its major axis of El Escorial palace monastery in Spain. Drawing by architect Juan de Herrera, c1570.
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0132781
EL ESCORIAL: TOWER.
Cross section of one of the towers of the basilica of El Escorial monastery in Spain. Drawing by architect Juan de Herrera, c1570.
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0183908
WORLD WAR I: GERMAN TANK.
British diagram of a German A7V tank used during World War I, 1918.
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0132767
EL ESCORIAL: MILL, c1570.
Cross section a water-powered mill at El Escorial palace and monastery in Spain. Drawing by architect Juan de Herrera, c1570.
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0124539
CARNEGIE HALL: INTERIOR.
Cross-section of the auditorium in New York's Carnegie Hall, 1890s.
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0123034
DOME OF THE ROCK.
Cross section and floor plan of the cupola in the Dome of the Rock, Jerusalem.
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0265110
HEATING SYSTEM, 1881.
American patent steam heating system, 1881.
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0172522
TENNESSEE: NORRIS DAM.
Cross section of the Norris Dam on the Clinch River, erected by the Tennessee Valley Authority, with houseboats on the river. Mural painting, c1936.
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0172671
EMPIRE STATE BUILDING, c1931.
Artist's conception of a cross section of the mooring mechanism on the Empire State Building in New York City, c1931.
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0280963
ARCHAEOLOGY.
Ancient Rome. Aqueduct. Color illustration. Full Credit: DEA PICTURE LIBRARY / Granger, NYC -- All rights
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0280924
ARCHAEOLOGY.
Ancient Rome. Section of road illustrates four construction layers. Color illustration. Full Credit: DEA PICTURE LIBRARY / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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0038079
DESCARTES: GEOLOGY, 1644.
Diagram from Rene Descartes' 'Principia Philosophiae,' 1644, illustrating his view of the earth's structure before the development of mountains and oceans; the layers include the earth's crust (E), air (F), water (D), and metals (C).
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0167085
BROOKLYN BRIDGE: CAISSON.
Cross-section of the caisson and masonry foundation of the Brooklyn Bridge, c1870.
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0115187
LINCOLN: PATENT, 1849.
Drawing from the third and final page of Abraham Lincoln's patent application for a method for improving the buoyancy of vessels moving through shallow waters, 1849.
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0089477
UNDERGROUND RAILWAY, 1860.
The proposed station at Baker Street in London's new underground railway system system. Wood engraving, English, 1860.
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0247635
JAPAN.
Men stand next to the cross section of the head of a sperm whale. Roy Andrews.
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0095678
FOUNTAIN PEN, 1880.
'The MacKinnon Pen or Fluid Pencil.' Wood engravings from an American magazine, 1880.
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0091895
DISTILLERY, 17th CENTURY.
17th century device invented by Nicolas Lefèvre for the distillation of wine. French line engraving.
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0124681
COLOSSEUM: CROSS-SECTION.
Cross-section of the seating area of the Colosseum in Rome. Line engraving from Carlo Fontana's 'L'Anfiteatro Flavio,' 1725.
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0065321
RESPIRATORY SYSTEM.
Cross-section of human lungs. Line engraving, 19th century.
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MONT CENIS TUNNEL, 1871.
Cross-section of the Mont Cenis Tunnel, linking Turin, Italy, with Chambery, France, 1871.
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0016824
CHILDBIRTH, c1880.
The use of forceps in child birth. Line engraving, c1880.
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0165890
GEOLOGICAL MEASUREMENTS.
Diagram illustrating ten different geological measurement devices, c1970.
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0132772
EL ESCORIAL: DOOR, c1570.
Study of the door to the kitchen at El Escorial palace in Spain. Drawing by architect Juan de Herrera, c1570.
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0173227
CREEK COUNCIL HOUSE.
Model of a council house of Creek Native Americans of the southeastern United States, on display at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City. Photograph, mid-20th century.
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