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0010449
COLONIAL WHEELWRIGHT.
A colonial American wheelwright. Engraving, late 18th century.
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0067287
COLONIAL FARMING.
A farmer and his family harvesting in 18th century colonial America. Wood engraving, 19th century.
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0131470
POOR RICHARD ILLUSTRATED.
Panel from an engraving, c1800, for Benjamin Franklin's publication, with the motto 'He that hath a trade hath an estate.'
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0131825
WILLIAMSBURG: CHURCH.
Bruton Parish Church, completed in 1715, in Willamsburg, Virginia. Wood engraving, American, 1857.
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0371276
TITLE PAGE: ENGRAVING, 1662.
Title page from 'The Art of Graveing and Etching,' by William Faithorne. Published in London, 1662.
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0133522
SPANISH ARMADA, 1588.
The Spanish Armada fighting against the English Royal Navy, 1588. Line engraving, c1615.
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0085991
RUSSO-TURKISH WAR, 1828.
Battle between Russian and Turkish cavalry in the war of 1828-1829. Contemporary Spanish color wood engraving.
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0196763
GEORG VON FRUNDSBERG.
Georg von Frundsberg Copper engravings Georg von Frundsberg 1473 - 1528 Leader of the German Landsknechte (foot soldiers) portrait - copper engraving (16th/17th c) - undated, ullstein bild ID 00760394.
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0045115
MEDICINE LODGE TREATY, 1867.
The 1867 peace council at Medicine Lodge Creek, Kansas, between the U.S. military and the Kiowa, Apache, Comanche, and Cheyenne, which arranged for land on which to build the Kansas branch of the Pacific railroad. Contemporary wood engraving.
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0008969
WASHINGTON: VALLEY FORGE, 1777. General George Washington with Major General Lafayette at Valley Forge, 1777. Line engraving, 19th century.
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0131600
JOHN ADAMS (1735-1826).
Second President of the United States. Stipple engraving, 19th century, after a 1815 portrait by Gilbert Stuart.
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0268094
THAILAND: BARGE, 1855.
'Barge of the King of Siam.' Wood engraving, English, 1855.
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0162835
DE BRY: SPANISH CONQUEST.
Native Americans delivering treasure to European explorers. Color copper line engraving by Theodore de Bry, c1591.
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0116702
THE LAST SUPPER.
Jesus and his disciples at the Last Supper. Line engraving, c1886.
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0623794
CAROLUS CLUSIUS (1526-1609).
Flemish doctor and botanist. Engraving by Theodor de Bry, c1590.
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0072539
NICOLAS-JACQUES CONTÉ
(1755-1805). French chemist and inventor. Contemporary line engraving.
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0073866
VOLTAIRE & ROUSSEAU.
Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778), French philosopher and author, with Voltaire, assumed name of François Marie Arouet (1694-1778), French writer. An animated discussion between the two philosophers, with Voltaire resorting to vigorous argument. Engraving after a late 18th century design.
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0080993
VOLTAIRE (1694-1778).
Assumed name of François Marie Arouet, French man of letters. Voltaire writing his epic poem 'La Henriade' while imprisoned in the Bastille, 1717-18. French engraving, c1830, after François Bouchot.
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0267307
THAMES EMBANKMENT, 1857.
Construction of the Thames River embankment at Chelsea, London, England. Wood engraving, English, 1857.
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0322650
MEXICO: COCOSPERA MISSION.
Mission of Cocospera in Sonora, Mexico. Wood engraving, American, 1865.
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0111499
KNOX AND HAMILTON.
American Revolutionary officer Henry Knox, with American politician Alexander Hamilton. Wood engraving, American, 1877.
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0268669
HISTORY BOOK, 1866.
'Incident in the War for the Union.' Cover for a volume of John Spencer's 'History of the United States.' Engraving from a painting by Alonzo Chappel, 1866.
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0008900
STAMP AGENT: TAR & FEATHER.
Tory stamp agents tarred and feathered and carried in a cart during an anti-Stamp Act demonstration in 1765: colored engraving from John Trumbull's M'Fingal, 1795.
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0008773
NEW YORK: LYNCHING, 1863.
Hanging and burning a black man in Clarkson Street during the New York City Draft Riots of 13-16 July 1863. Contemporary color engraving.
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0268661
GRACE & RACHEL MARTIN, 1780.
Grace and Rachel Martin, disguised as rebel soldiers, ambush two English officers carrying documents to South Carolina during the American Revolution, 1780. Wood engraving, American, 19th century.
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0268548
AMALIE MATERNA (1844-1918).
Austrian operatic soprano. Engraving, American, 1882.
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0268428
LOCOMOTIVE FACTORY, 1864.
Steam hammer at the locomotive factory at Newcastle-On-Tyne, England. Wood engraving, English, 1864.
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0268526
WOMEN'S FASHION, 1867.
'Visiting Toilettes.' Wood engraving, American, 1867.
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0059930
CAPTAIN WILLIAM KIDD, 1701.
Scottish privateer and pirate. The body of Captain William Kidd, bound in chains and encased in an iron framework, hanging at Tilbury Point in the Thames estuary on the English coast, as a warning to others following his execution for piracy and murder in 1701. Wood engraving, 19th century.
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0091603
VENICE: DUCAL PALACE.
View of the ducal palace in Venice, Italy. Wood engraving, c1875, after Harry Fenn.
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0268674
ZOOLOGY: RACCOON.
A raccoon in a tree. Wood engraving, 19th century.
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0268645
HENRY II (1519-1559).
King of France, 1547-1559. Line engraving, 1881.
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0268390
OPERA: RUDDYGORE, 1887.
Scenes from the comic opera, 'Ruddygore,' written by Gilbert and Sullivan, performed at the Savoy Theatre in London. Engraving, English, 1887.
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0054178
CYRANO de BERGERAC
(1619-1655). French writer and soldier. Travelling to the moon. Wood engraving from a 19th century edition of his 'L'Autre monde, ou, Histoire comique des états et empires de la lune,' first published in 1657.
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0290771
ASIAN ART.
The month of October, ca 1788, shunga by Katsukawa Shuncho (active 1780-1800), woodcut from the The twelve months series. Japanese civilization, Edo period (1603-1868). Full Credit: DEA / G. DAGLI ORTI / Granger, NYC -- All rig
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0346111
LITERATURE & THE ARTS.
Louis XV in the role of Apollo in Phaeton, engraving by Martin. France, 18th century. Full credit: De Agostini / G. Dagli Orti / Granger, NYC -- All rights
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0037772
KANSAS: BLACK EMIGRANTS.
Black migrants to Kansas in 1879 fleeing the South and an outbreak of yellow fever. Contemporary American wood engraving.
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0093525
BATTLE OF BRANDYWINE, 1777.
Continental Army troops rallied at the Battle of Brandywine, Pennsylvania, during the American Revolutionary War, 11 September 1777. Wood engraving, 19th century, after Felix O.C. Darley.
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0268097
ARCHBISHOP OF MOSCOW, 1856.
'Philarete, Archbishop of Moscow, Who Officiated at the Coronation' of Czar Alexander II of Russia, 7 September 1856. Contemporary English wood engraving.
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0268551
PULLMAN CAR, 1869.
The Pullman Sleeper Car of the Union Pacific Railway. Wood engraving, English, 1869.
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