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BATTLE OF OTTERBURN.
The Battle of Otterburn, 15 August 1388, in which James Douglas was killed and Hotspur captured. Illustration for a 1908 edition of Sir Walter Scott's 'Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border.'
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ISAAC NEWTON (1643-1727).
English physicist and mathematician. Meditating on the fall of the apple while seated beneath a tree, c1666. Wood engraving, 19th century.
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AUDUBON: GULL.
Great, or Greater, Black-backed Gull (Larus marinus). Engraving after John James Audubon for his 'Birds of America,' 1827-38.
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RUSSELL: WARRIORS, 1898.
'The Making of a Warrior.' Oil en grisaille on board, 1898, by Charles M. Russell.
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RUSS0 JAPANESE WAR, c1905.
Fallen Russian soldiers being given their funeral rites after the Russians surrendered to the Japanese, Port Arthur, China. Stereograph, c1905.
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BAYEUX TAPESTRY.
Norman cavalrymen and their horses fall slain at the Battle of Hastings, one of them landing on a defensive work of sharpened stakes (left). Detail from the Bayeux Tapestry.
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EGYPT: SUEZ CRISIS, 1956.
Egyptian soldiers advancing over the body of a fallen comrade at the time of the Suez Crisis, 4 November 1956.
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RED ARMY FUNERAL.
Funeral of fallen Red Army Commander Kolya Rudnev, during the Russian Civil War. Photograph, undated. Full credit: ullstein - Archiv Gerstenberg / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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BOSTON: HURRICANE, 1938.
Trees torn out of the ground on the Standway in South Boston during the hurricane that struck New England, 21 Septemebr 1938.
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ISTANBUL: GRAVES.
Ottoman tombstones near the ruins of the wall of Istanbul, of soldiers who fell during the siege of Constantinople in 1453. Photograph, mid 20th century.
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OAK LEAVES.
Fallen oak leaves in tall grass near the Mississippi River in the midwestern United States. Photographed c1974.
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CIVIL WAR: GETTYSBURG, 1863.
Bodies of Confederate soldiers killed at the Battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Photograph by Timothy O'Sullivan, 25 July 1863.
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WORLD WAR I: OSSUARY.
The provisional ossuary at Douaumont near Verdun, France, containing the remains of some of the approximately 130,000 French and German soldiers who died in 1916 during the Battle of Verdun.
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MOUNT ST. HELENS, 1980.
Aerial view of the ash-covered Green River valley in Washington State, 24 May 1980, showing trees uprooted in the aftermath of the major volcanic eruption of Mount St. Helens that had taken place six days earlier.
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EGYPT: RAMESSEUM.
The fallen statue of Ramesses II, pharaoh of the 19th Dynasty, amid the ruins of his mortuary temple in Thebes, Egypt. Line engraving, English, 1849.
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ROMAN MOSAIC: MAN & HORSE.
A man thrown from his horse during a hunt. Detail of a Roman mosaic from the Villa Romana del Casale, Piazza Armerina, Sicily, 4th century A.D.
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MOUNT ST. HELENS, 1980.
A U.S. Geological Survey helicopter surveying the damage in the area near Mount St. Helens in Washington State, shortly after the major eruption of the volcano on 18 May 1980.
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CONVERSION OF SAINT PAUL.
Fresco by Michelangelo in the Pauline Chapel in the Vatican, 1542-45.
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JAPANESE SAMURAI.
A samurai warrior striking a beat with a pair of clappers, a man pulling a rope, and another man fallen on the ground before the samurai. Woodblock print by Kuniyoshi Utagawa, early 19th century.
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AUDUBON: SANDPIPER.
Spotted Sandpiper (Actitis macularius). Engraving after John James Audubon for his 'Birds of America,' 1827-38.
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WORLD WAR I: CASUALTIES.
The first Americans killed in battle against Germany on 3 November 1917, during World War I. Left to right: Private Thomas F. Enright; Corporal James B. Gresham; Private Merle D. Hay.
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MACCABEES, 2ND CENTURY B.C.
Maccabean soldiers, 2nd century B.C., wearing medieval armor. French illumination from 'La chevalerie de Judas Macabé,' c1285.
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MOUNT ST. HELENS, 1980.
Aerial view of the ash-covered Green River valley in Washington State, 24 May 1980, showing fallen trees and abandoned vehicles in the aftermath of the major volcanic eruption of Mount St. Helens that had taken place six days earlier. Trees that remain standing have been singed by hot gases.
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BAYEUX TAPESTRY.
Norman cavalry horses fall slain at the Battle of Hastings. Detail from the Bayeux Tapestry.
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CANADA: TOTEM POLE.
Detail of a fallen totem pole of the Gitxsan tribe at Kitwancool (Gitanyow), British Columbia, Canada, carved from cedar. Photographed in 1952.
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ARCHAEOLOGY.
Drum for a temple column in the Cave di Cusa (or Rocche di Cusa), Campobello di Mazara, Sicily, Italy. Greek civilisation, 6th century BC. Full credit: De Agostini / L. Romano / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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THOMAS À BECKET (c1118-1170).
English prelate. Monks at Canterbury Cathedral with the body of St. Thomas à Becket, following his murder by knights from the court of King Henry II, 29 December 1170. Wood engraving, 19th century, after Edouard Zier.
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EGYPT: THEBES, 1857.
The fallen statue of Ramses II, pharaoh of the 19th Dynasty, at his mortuary temple in Thebes, Egypt. Photographed in 1857 by Francis Frith.
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MOLLY PITCHER (c1754-1832).
Née Mary McCauley. American Revolutionary heroine.
'The Heroine of Monmouth.' Lithograph, 1876, by Currier & Ives.
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MOLLY PITCHER (1754?-1832).
Née Mary McCauley. American Revolutionary heroine. 'The Heroine of Monmouth.' Lithograph, 1876, by Currier & Ives.
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PAJARITO PARK, NEW MEXICO, NORTH AMERICA.
Rocks on the edge of the upper Mesa of Tsankawi have broken away. George L. Beam.
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MICHIGAN, USA.
A white-tailed doe triggers a camera flash at night. George Shiras.
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MAINE: LUMBER, c1903.
Fallen logs ready to enter the Aroostook River, Aroostook Woods, Maine. Stereograph, c1903.
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TEXAS: COWBOYS, c1908.
A cowboy laying the ground after being thrown from his horse with cowboys on horseback coming to his aid on the Turkey Track Ranch in Texas. Photograph by Erwin Evans Smith, c1908.
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BATTLE OF MONMOUTH, 1778.
George Washington at the Battle of Monmouth, New Jersey, 28 June 1778. Wood engraving, mid-19th century.
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CIVIL WAR: GETTYSBURG, 1863.
Bodies of soldiers killed at the Batttle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 1863, during the American Civil War. Photograph by Timothy O'Sullivan.
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NEW DEAL: C.C.C., 1933.
Two members of the Civilian Conservation Corps, from New York City, sawing through timber to be used in the construction of a mess hall, 3 July 1933.
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NEW DEAL: C.C.C., 1933.
Members of one of the first units of Civilian Conservation Corps recruits clearing ground to set up a campsite, at the start of a reforestation project in a section of George Washington National Forest near Luray, Virginia, 18 April 1933.
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MOUNT ST. HELENS, 1980.
A view of the ash fall from Mount St. Helens at Sandpoint, Idaho, more than 300 miles to the northeast, photographed in the days following the major volcanic eruption of 18 May 1980. The car has been covered to protect it from the abrasive ash.
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NEW MEXICO: ANASAZI RUINS.
Aerial view of the ruins of the Anasazi village of Pueblo Bonito, dating from the 11th century A.D., in the Chaco Canyon in northwestern New Mexico, showing damage to structures resulting from rockfall from the canyon wall (right), and numerous circular kivas. Photographed by Georg Gerster, c1970.
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