Design For Democracy :  200 Years of Drawings from the National Archives
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Ericsson`s U.S.S. Monitor  
"Ericsson Battery of Two Guns of 12 inch Calibre. [sic] Plan and Side Elevation."
Ericsson Battery, Plan and Side Elevation

Proposed Military Inventions

"Land Monitor"

Land Monitor
"The Double Pike"

The Double Pike

The Gatling Gun
 
"Battery Gun"

The Gatling Gun
The Gatling Gun Patent Drawing

The Gatling Gun Patent Drawing

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Citations for left side images:
Drawing of the Hull for the U.S.S. Constellation and U.S.S. Congress
Designed by Joshua Humphreys and Josiah Fox, et al., 1795
Pencil and ink on paper
14" x 18"
National Archives and Records Administration, Records of the Bureau of Ships

"Metinicus [sic] Light House"
Designed by Alexander Parris
Drawn by Brown and Hastings, engineers, March 28, 1848
Watercolor on paper
18 1/2" x 22 3/4"
National Archives and Records Administration, Records of the U.S. Coast Guard

Sketch for the Great Seal of the United States
By Francis Hopkinson, May 10, 1780
Pencil and ink on paper
7 3/8" x 6 3/8"
National Archives and Records Administration, Records of the Continental and Confederation Congresses and the Constitutional Convention

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