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Columbus taking possession of the new country

Images of Christopher Columbus and His Voyages

Selections from the Collections of the Library of Congress

Introduction | Images | Rights & Reproductions | Related Resources

Introduction

No portrait of Columbus drawn or painted from life is known to exist. Many images depicting Columbus and his activities, however, can be found in the Library's collections. The images in this list were selected to meet requests regularly received by the Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division.

Images

For a larger images, click on the picture. For full caption/reproduction information, click on the caption. (This will take you to a catalog record in the Prints and Photographs Online Catalog; you will need to use the "back up" function on your browser to return to this screen.)

Christopher Columbus
Christopher Columbus
LC-USZC4-2920
[portrait of Christopher Columbus]
[portrait of Christopher
Columbus]

LC-USZ62-39304
Spanish caravel Santa Maria
[Spanish caravel Santa Maria]
LC-D4-22452
Christophe Colombe a la Cour d'Isabelle II / Crisotbal Colon en la Corte de Isabel la Catolica
Christophe Colombe a la Cour d'Isabelle II / Crisotbal Colon en la Corte de Isabel la Catolica
LC-USZC4-2919
Depart de Christophe Colombe / Partida de Cristobal Colon
Depart de Christophe Colombe / Partida de Cristobal Colon
LC-USZC4-2029
First Voyage, Departure for the New World, August 3, 1492
First Voyage, Departure for the New World, August 3, 1492
LC-DIG-pga-02392
Christophe Colombe appaise une revolte a board / Cristobal Colon apaciguando una rebelion a bordo
Christophe Colombe appaise une revolte a board / Cristobal Colon apaciguando una rebelion a bordo
LC-USZ62-20454
The First Sight of the New World
The First Sight of the New World
LC-USZ62-5339
Christophe Colombe parmi les Indiens / Cristobal Colon por medio de los Indios
Christophe Colombe parmi les Indiens / Cristobal Colon por medio de los Indios
LC-USZ62-105453
First landing of columbus on the shores of the new world
First Landing of Columbus on the Shores of the New World
LC-DIG-pga-00710
The landing of Columbus at San Salvador, October 12, 1492
The Landing of Columbus at San Salvador, October 12, 1492
LC-USZ62-105062
the landing of columbus
The Landing of
Columbus, 1492

LC-DIG-pga-00347
The landing of Columbus, Oct. 11, 1492
The Landing of Columbus,
Oct. 11th, 1492

LC-USZC2-2743
Landing of Columbus
Landing of Columbus
LC-USZC4-4188
Columbus Taking Possession of the New Country
Columbus Taking Possession
of the New Country

LC-DIG-pga-02388
the pride of columbus
The Pride of Columbus
LC-USZ62-92635
Indian Chief in Council Informing His Tribe of the Arrival of Strangers in Ships
Indian Chief in Council Informing His Tribe of the Arrival of Strangers in Ships
LC-USZ62-46008
Retour de Christophe Colombe / Retorno de Cristobal Colon
Retour de Christophe Colombe / Retorno de Cristobal Colon
LC-USZC2-3750

Rights & Reproductions

The images are presented for educational and research purposes. The Library of Congress is unaware of any restrictions on the use of the images. However, patrons who plan to publish or otherwise distribute any of the images should be aware that determination regarding the appropriate use of an image ultimately rests with the patron. The Library generally does not own rights to material in its collections. Therefore, it does not charge permission fees for use of such material and cannot give or deny permission for use of the images. For further information, see "Copyright and Other Restrictions ... Sources for Information"

Prints of the images may be ordered through Library of Congress Duplication Services

Related Resources

References to additional images on this subject can be found in the Prints and Photographs Online Catalog.


Prepared by: Prints and Photographs Division Staff. Last revised: July 2014.
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