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0267403
NEW YORK: FISHING, 1889.
'Trolling for blue-fish in Fire Island Inlet.' Engraving, 1889.
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0004424
CHOLERA QUARANTINE, 1892.
Passengers from the cholera-stricken liner, S.S. 'Normannia,' entering quarantine at Fire Island, New York. Wood engraving, American, 1892.
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0089161
CHOLERA PANIC, 1892.
In May 1892 passengers from the German steamer 'Normannia,' arriving at Fire Island for quarantine, are met by protesters from Long Island. Line engraving from a contemporary American newspaper.
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0015436
MARGARET FULLER (1810-1850).
American critic and social reformer. The deaths of Margaret Fuller, her husband Marquis Angelo Ossoli, and their child in a shipwreck off Fire Island, New York, 19 July 1850. Line engraving, 19th century.
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0169229
NAPOLEON BONAPARTE.
(1769-1821). French Emperor, 1804-1814/15. German allegoric depiction of Napoleon's banishment to Elba. Print by Campe, April 1814.
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0089210
CHOWDER PARTY, 1873.
A chowder party on Fire Island, New York. Wood engraving, American, 1873.
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0033417
WORLD WAR II: CARTOON.
'Rising Sun at Midway.' American cartoon by. D.R. Fitzpatrick, 1942, on the decisive Allied victory over the Japanese at the Battle of Midway, 3-6 June 1942.
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0409718
WWII: MARINES, 1943.
American marines at leisure on a landing barge as it approaches the Japanese-held island of Tarawa, Gilbert Islands. Tarawa burns in the background. Photograph, 1943.
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0100213
WORLD WAR II: MIDWAY, 1942.
View of the damage done to the U.S. Naval base on Midway Island during the Battle of Midway, 3-6 June 1942.
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0183715
WWII: SOLOMON ISLANDS, 1942.
Aerial view of beached Japanese transport burning on Guadalcanal during the Battle of Solomon Islands. Photograph, 16 November, 1942.
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0082588
RIBAULT EXPEDITION, 1562.
A French expedition under the command of Jean Ribault arrives at Port Royal (present-day Beaufort), South Carolina, 1562. Line engraving, 1590, by Theodor de Bry.
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0100096
WORLD WAR II: BOUGAINVILLE.
U.S. Marines and sailors man a hose line in order to save more than 8,000 barrels of gasoline and oil from burning after a Japanese attack set fire to supplies at the Allied base at Empress Augusta Bay, Bougainville Island, New Guinea. Photographed late 1943.
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0171888
ATOMIC BOMB TEST, 1946.
Test of the Able atomic bomb at Bikini Atoll in the Pacific Ocean, 1 July 1946. Fires can be seen on several ships.
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0620220
SAN FRANCISCO EARTHQUAKE,
1906. The ruins of San Francisco from Russia Hill to Telegraphs Hill in the aftermath of the April earthquake and fire. Alcatraz Island is visible in the background. Photograph from the San Francisco Examiner, 15 July 1906.
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0216494
WWII: ALEUTIAN ISLANDS, 1943.
Fires on the island of Kinnaw in Chichagof Harbor, Attu in the Aleutian Islands, after combat between Japanese and American forces. Photograph, 1943.
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0078572
BURNING OF IDOLS, 1815.
The burning of idols by the natives of Otaheite (modern Tahiti), 1815. Line engraving, American, 1832.
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0046791
PIRATES, 1718.
The crews from pirate ships belonging to Edward Teach (Blackbeard) and Charles Vane revelling on Ocracoke Island, North Carolina, in 1718. Wood engraving, c1840.
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0119913
JAPANESE FIGURE, c1878.
Mythological Buddhist or Hindu figure, standing on a small island among waves before flames with a head of a phoenix. Japanese ink drawing, c1878.
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0176552
HAWAII: VOLCANOS, 1984.
Lava flow of Kilauea burning a forest, during a dual eruption of the Mauna Loa and Kilauea volcanos on the island of Hawaii, 30 March 1984. Photograph by Bob Siebert.
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0100278
WORLD WAR II: MIDWAY, 1942.
Oil tanks burn after being attacked by Japanese warplanes at the U.S. Naval Air Station on Sand Island, Midway atoll, during the Battle of Midway, 4 June 1942.
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0323463
NAPOLEON BONAPARTE
(1769-1821). Emperor of France, 1804-1814. Napoleon departing for exile on the island of Elba, with Egypt (left) and Moscow (right) shown in the distance. A shield in the right foreground references the fable of the frog and the ox. Satirical French cartoon, 1814.
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0318470
FINE ART.
King Ferdinand Island, ca 1831, by Salvatore Fergola (1799-1874), oil on canvas, 22x26 cm. Full Credit: DEA / PEDICINI / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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0314873
FINE ART.
Iceland, taken from a nautical atlas, 16th Century. Plate. Full Credit: DEA / A. DAGLI ORTI / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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0120387
RIBAULT EXPEDITION, 1562.
A French expedition under the command of Jean Ribault arrives at Port Royal (present-day Beaufort), South Carolina, 1562. Line engraving, 1590, by Theodor de Bry.
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0053839
CANNIBALISM.
'Natives of the Caribee Islands feasting on Human Flesh.' Color line engraving, English, late 18th century.
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0259960
FIRST OPIUM WAR, 1841.
'Attack on the First Bar Battery, Canton River." The naval battle at First Bar Island in the Canton River, China, between the British and Chinese, during the First Opium War, 27 February 1841. Line engraving, British, 1843.
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0246500
FIRE ISLAND, ALASKA, USA.
McCulloch Peak and Perry Peak photo taken before McCulloch exploded. F. M. Munger.
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0246499
FIRE ISLAND, ALASKA, USA.
Photo of Perry and McCulloch Peaks months before McCulloch erupted. F. M. Munger.
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0297329
HISTORY.
Bourbon and Republican battle between ships off the coast of Procida in 1799, by Saverio della Gatta (active 1777-1827), gouache, 57x82.3 cm. Neapolitan Republic, Italy, 19th century. Full Credit: DEA / L. PEDICINI / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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0246501
PERRY PEAK, ALASKA, USA.
Solan geese flying through the fumes and steam of the peak. Robert Dunn.
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0253252
LAS TRES MARIAS, MEXICO.
A cook chops meat for dinner as others look on and animals roam about. Clifton R. Adams.
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0253253
LAS TRES MARIAS, MEXICO.
A view of the penal settlement off the coast of Mexico. Clifton R. Adams.
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0086749
PIRATES, 1718.
The crews from pirate ships belonging to Edward Teach (Blackbeard) and Charles Vane revelling on Ocracoke Island, North Carolina, in 1718. Wood engraving, c1840.
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0516824
BRITISH LIBRARY.
A Collection of Drawings made in the Countries visited by Captain Cook in his First Voyage 1768-1771. Upper drawing; Inhabitants of the island of Tierra del Fuego, in their hut, by Alexander Buchan, January 1769. Lower engraving; A View of the Indians of Tierra del Fuego in their hut, by Francesco Bartolozzi, after Giovanni Battista Cipria
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0605180
INDONESIA.
The Dutch imposed waterboarding and torture with fire on English merchants and Japanese mercenaries in Amboina in the Spice Islands in 1623. . Full credit: Pictures from History / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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0522001
BRITISH LIBRARY.
Chroniques d'Angleterre. Arthur slaying the 'swine-eating' Spanish giant on the island of Mont St Michel, and rescuing Helena, the niece of Hoel of Brittany. Full credit: British Library / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.