Learn more about the images from Jefferson’s era that appear as illustrations on this site.
Abraham Bradley, Jr., Map of the United States, Exhibiting the Post-Roads, the situations, connexions & distances of the Post-Offices, Stage Roads, Counties, & Principal Rivers (1804). Published by Caldcleugh and Thomas, Philadelphia. Library of Congress Geography and Map Division.
Thomas Jefferson, first page of “original Rough draught,” Declaration of Independence, June 1776. Library of Congress.
Baroness Hyde de Neuville, Dey Street on the Hudson River, New York City (1810). Watercolor, graphite, black chalk, black and brown ink, and gouache on paper, 6 x 9 3/8 in. (15.2 x 23.8 cm). Thomas Jefferson Bryan Fund, New-York Historical Society, 1982.5.
Anonymous, Mad Tom in a Rage (1801). Etching, 11 1/8 x 7 7/8 in. (28.3 x 20 cm). Metropolitan Museum of Art, Elisha Whittelsey Collection, Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1953.
John Lewis Krimmel (attrib.), Nightlife in Philadelphia—an Oyster Barrow in Front of the Chestnut Street Theater (1811–ca. 1813). Watercolor and graphite on white laid paper, 9 3/16 x 6 13/16 in. (23.3 x 17.3 cm). Metropolitan Museum of Art, Rogers Fund, 1942.
Nicholas King, Proposed designs for Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, D.C. In King to Thomas Munroe, 12 March 1803, enclosed in Munroe to Thomas Jefferson, 14 March 1803. Jefferson Papers, Library of Congress.