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COLUMBUS: ARREST, 1500.
The arrest of Christopher Columbus at Santo Domingo in 1500 by Francisco de Bobadillo. Engraving by Theodor de Bry, c1590.
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NYC: WATERFRONT VIEWS.
Smart society yachting parties using one side of the 26th Street pier are contrasted with the criminals, sick and indigent embarking on the other side for Randall's, Hart's, Ward's and Blackwell's Islands in the East River. Wood engraving, 1891, after a drawing by Thure de Thulstrup.
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SAN FRANCISCO BAY, c1889.
A tugboat and two sailboats in San Francisco Bay, with two steamboats at dock. Etching, c1889.
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STEAMBOAT, c1898.
The steamboat 'Rosalie' leaving Seattle for the Klondike. Stereograph, c1898.
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RIVERBOAT, c1900.
The steamboat 'City of Erie,' which travelled the Cleveland and Buffalo line. Photochrome, c1900.
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0268361
FRIGATE: MISSISSIPPI, 1853.
The steam frigate Mississippi of the United States Navy. Wood engraving, English, 1853.
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0079196
WW II: U-BOAT CONTROLS.
Engineers control the depth of a German submarine while engaging an enemy vessel in the Mediterranean. April 1942.
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0223469
FINANCE.
France - Paris: stock of the merchant ship transport operators Compagnie Maritime de la Seine - 28.11.1899.
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0051912
STEAMSHIP 'PACIFIC.'
The grand salon of the American steamship 'Pacific' built for transatlantic service. Wood engraving, American, 1856.
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OWL AND THE PUSSYCAT.
Drawing by Edward Lear from his book 'Nonsense Songs, Stories, Botany, and Alphabets,' first published in 1871.
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0268519
SHIP: GREAT EASTERN, 1860.
The British iron steamship 'Great Eastern' at New York Harber. Wood engraving from a sketch taken from New Jersey, 1860.
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0013004
SHIPWRECK, 1865.
Wreck of the Duncan Dunbar, Australian passenger ship, on the coast of Brazil. Wood engraving, English, 1865.
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0013006
SHIPWRECK, 1863.
Wood engraving, English.
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0013072
MISSOURI: CHOLERA DEATHS.
Bodies of cholera victims washed down the Mississippi River near St. Louis. Wood engraving from an American newspaper of 1868.
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WW II: GUADALCANAL, 1942-3.
An American B-17 Flying Fortress flies over Guadalcanal in the Solomon Islands in 1942.
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0081259
WORLD WAR II: TOULON, 1942.
The scuttling of the French fleet in the Mediterranean navy base at Toulon ordered by its commander to prevent the use of the ships by German forces, which had just occupied Vichy France. French photograph, November 1942.
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BERMUDA: SHIPWRECK, 1609.
Sir George Somers and a group of English colonists aboard the 'Sea Adventure' shipwrecked in Bermuda, 1609. Drawing by Richard Caton Woodville, 1903.
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0008352
ASTORIA, OREGON TERRITORY.
Astoria, at the mouth of the Columbia River, the first permanent settlement in the Oregon country established by John Jacob Astor's Pacific Fur Company in 1811. Lithograph, 1848.
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0001802
HONG KONG: HARBOR, 1842.
A view of Hong Kong Harbor. Wood engraving, English, 1842.
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0012917
CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS
(1451-1506). Italian navigator. Columbus' first sight of the New World from the deck of the Santa Maria. Steel engraving, 19th century, after a painting of 1846 by Christian Ruben.
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0066786
ISAMBARD KINGDOM BRUNEL
(1806-1859). English engineer. Brunel before the Great Eastern steamship's braking drum chains, which lowered the ship from the slip for launching. Photograph, 1857, by Robert Howlett.
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0077440
GIBRALTAR, 1843.
A view of Gibraltar, from the sea. Wood engraving, English, 1843.
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0050800
BATTLE OF TRAFALGAR, 1805.
The Battle of Trafalgar, 21 October 1805. Steel engraving, English, 1813.
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0079367
LEBANON: BEIRUT, 1860.
The city of Beirut at the foot of Mount Lebanon. Colored engraving, English, 1860.
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0077450
COD FISHING, 1891.
Fishermen on the Grand Banks off the coast of Newfoundland preparing their catch. Wood engraving, American, 1891.
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CLIPPER SHIP, 1851.
The Boston-built clipper ship 'Flying Cloud,' loading at her wharf in New York. Wood engraving, 1851.
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0039881
ST. LOUIS: LEVEE.
A view of the levee at St. Louis. Wood engraving, late 19th century.
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0120995
CHINA: BOCCA TIGRIS, 1831.
HMS Imogene and Andromache exchanging fire with Chinese forts in the Bocca Tigris, at the mouth of the Pearl River, on their way to Canton, China, 7 September 1831. Steel engraving, English, 1843, after a drawing by Thomas Allom.
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0010636
PIRATE, 1725.
The pirate Bartholomew Roberts. Colored English woodcut, 1725.
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0009247
NEW MADRID EARTHQUAKE.
The aftermath of the earthquakes in New Madrid, Missouri, 1811-12. Color engraving, 19th century.
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ENGLAND: WATERSPOUT, 1864.
A waterspout in the English Channel off Worthing, 21 August 1864. Line engraving from a contemporary English newspaper.
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0054725
ROMAN WARSHIPS.
Fresco from Pompeii.
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0016426
WORLD WAR II: MIDWAY, 1942.
Aircraft carrier U.S.S. Yorktown under Japanese dive-bomber attack in the Battle of Midway, 3-6 June 1942.
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0036299
PULLMAN STRIKE CARTOON.
'The Vanguard of Anarchy.' Cartoon by W.A. Rogers, July 1894, potraying Eugene V. Debs, Governor Atlgeld of Illinois, Governor Wait of Colorado, and Senator William Alfred Peffer of Kansas, as fools and clowns.
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0343304
HISTORY.
Unloading material from the Stella Polare, 1899, engraving from the North Pole expedition of Umberto Cagni (1863-1932) and Luigi Amedeo of Savoy, Duke of Abruzzi (1873-1933). Arctic, 19th century. Full credit: De Agostini / G. Dagli Orti / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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DECORATIVE ARTS.
Ex-voto depicting pirate raid along Tyrrhenian coast, Sanctuary of Madonna dell'Arco, St Anastasia, Campania, Italy, 18th century Full credit: De Agostini Picture Library / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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0054943
WILLIAM KIDD (c1645-1701).
Also known as Captain Kidd. Scottish privateer and private. Captain Kidd buries the family bible. Wood engraving, early 19th century.
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0011341
COMPASS CARD, 1596.
Showing two systems for describing a ship's course by degrees (inner circle) and by compass points (outer names); the sundial markings in the outer circle told the time. Colored woodcut from John Davis' "Seamen's Secrets," 1596.
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0046702
CLAUDE: CLEOPATRA.
The disembarkation of Cleopatra at Tarsus. Oil on canvas, c1642-43, by Claude Lorrain.
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0129682
YACHT: BRITANNIA, 1923.
The yacht 'Britannia,' 1923.
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