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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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0071362
CARTOON: INTOLERABLE ACTS, c1774. 'America in Flames.' Intolerable Acts fan the flames already burning in Britain's American colonies. Patriots work to put out the fire as King George III observes at right. English cartoon, c1774.
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0117848
PARIS STUDENT REVOLT, 1968.
Students feeding the fire set to a barricade of garbage at Boulevard St. Germain on the Left Bank in Paris, France, 23 May 1968.
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0266462
JOHNSTOWN FLOOD, 1889.
'Burning ruins above the Pennsylvania Railroad Bridge, Johnstown.' Engraving, 1889.
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0117157
PARIS, FRANCE: FIRE, 1718.
A boat full of burning hay ran into the Petit Pont (bridge) and set fire to buildings, 1718. Contemporary oil painting by Jean-Baptiste Oudry.
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COLLISION AND FIRE.
The tanker USS Mission San Francisco aflame after the collision on the Delaware River with the Liberian freighter 'Elna,' 7 March 1957.
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0242496
ECONOMY.
German Empire, Charcoal burning, charcoal maker setting the charcoal pile on fire - Photographer: Sennecke - 1928 Vintage property of ullstein bild.
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0072820
NAZI BOOK BURNING, 1933.
Burning pyre of books on the square at the Staatsoper Unter den Linden (opera house) in Berlin. In the foreground are members of the SA and SS, 05.10.1933.
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0100586
KITCHEN, 1549.
The interior of an Italian kitchen, from 'Banchetti compositioni di Vivende' by Christoforo di Messisburgo. Woodcut, Ferrara, Italy, 1549.
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0028448
CANNIBALS.
Cannibals in the New World. Woodcut from 'Of the landes and of ye people founde by the messengers of the king of Portygale,' published at Antwerp, Belgium, in 1521.
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0268405
BOSTON: FIRE, 1872.
View of Summer Street in Boston, Massachusetts, after the Great Fire of 9-11 November 1872. Contemporary English engraving.
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0117847
PARIS STUDENT REVOLT, 1968.
A barricade of burning cars put up by students in the Latin Quarter of Paris, France, 11 May 1968.
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0268397
CHICAGO: FIRE, 1871.
Ruins of the First National Bank after the Great Fire in Chicago, 8-10 October 1871. Contemporary English engraving.
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0268412
BOSTON: FIRE, 1872.
View of ruined buildings on Milk Street, Washington Street in Boston, Massachusetts, after the Great Fire of 9-11 November 1872. Contemporary English engraving.
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0145161
INCENDIE.
frontpage of newspaper after the tragic fire in a school in Paris France which caused 19 dead people and 4 missing people february 7, 1973. Full credit: AGIP - Rue des Archives / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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0111005
CAMBODIA: ANGKOR WAT.
A bas-relief of Buddha adorned with saffron cloth in the first gallery of Angkor Wat, the great 12th-century temple of the Khmer Empire in Cambodia. Photographed by Catherine Shepard, July 2007.
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0091098
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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0033917
CARTOON: KOREAN WAR, 1950.
American cartoon foretelling the explosiveness of the conflict precipitated in June by North Korea's invasion of South Korea. Cartoon by Daniel R. Fitzpatrick, July 1950.
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0266682
FIRE ESCAPE, 1840.
A firefighter using lazy tongs to rescue a victim in a burning building, 1840. Engraving, English, 1840.
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0260874
OCCUPIED NEW YORK, 1776.
The burning of New York City on the night of 19 September 1776, following the occupation of the city by British troops. Contemporary French line engraving.
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0268411
BOSTON: FIRE, 1872.
Ruins of buildings on Washington Street, opposite Bromfield Street, in Boston, Massachusetts, after the Great Fire of 9-11 November 1872. Contemporary English engraving.
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0119557
SAN FRANCISCO EARTHQUAKE.
Aerial view of Market Street with fires blazing, following the earthquake of 18 April 1906. Stereograph, 1906.
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0105658
THE WORLD SOUL, 1487.
Representation of the Christian concept of 'Anima Mundi,' the World Soul, with the four elements, and Christ as 'Anthropos,' the Primal Man. Woodcut, French, 1487.
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0009311
BOSTON: STAMP ACT RIOT, 1765.
Sons of Liberty protesting the Stamp Act by attacking the house of Lieutenant Governor Thomas Hutchinson at Boston on 26 August 1765. Color engraving, 19th century.
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0116419
TOWER OF LONDON: FIRE.
'Destructive Fire at the Tower of London, 30 October 1841.' The small armory on fire. Contemporary English lithograph.
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0168553
IRAQ: OIL WELL FIRE, c1932.
Clouds of smoke from an oil well fire in the Kirkuk district of Iraq. Photograph, c1932.
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0268026
CHICAGO: FIRE, 1871.
Ruins of the Rock Island Depot after the Great Fire in Chicago, 8-10 October 1871. Contemporary English wood engraving.
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0266680
FIRE ESCAPE, 1767.
A hoist system of escaping a building during a fire, 1767. Engraving, English, 1885.
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0072375
FRANCIS MARION (1732?-1795).
American Revolutionary commander. "General Marion in his swamp encampment inviting a British officer to dinner." Steel engraving, c1850, after a painting by John Blake White.
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0039619
ABRAHAM LINCOLN
(1809-1865). 16th President of the United States. Lincoln reading by firelight, with his stepmother, Sarah Bush Lincoln.
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0266350
BARNUM'S MUSEUM FIRE, 1865.
P.T. Barnum's Museum on Broadway, New York City, as seen the morning after it was destroyed by fire on 13 July 1865. Contemporary American wood engraving, after a sketch by A.R. Waud.
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0126795
PIGGLY WIGGLY FIRE, 1923.
Firefighters battling a fire at a Piggly-Wiggly self-service supermarket, 1923.
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0268399
CHICAGO: FIRE, 1871.
Ruins of the Tremont House after the Great Fire in Chicago, 8-10 October 1871. Contemporary English engraving.
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0370445
LONDON: FIRE, 1887.
Stampede of cab horses during the fire near the Albert Bridge at Battersea, London, 1887. Engraving, English, 1887.
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FINE ART.
Moses and the burning bush, painting by Jaime Huguet (1414-1492), the cathedral of Tortosa, Spain. Full Credit: De Agostini Picture Library / Granger, NYC -- All rights
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0420016
ART & ARCHITECTURE.
Interiors of an abbey, Abbazia Did S. Maria Did Rambona, Pollenza, Marches, Italy Full credit: De Agostini / C. Sappa / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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0071873
REVOLUTION OF 1848: BERLIN.
Revolutionaries in Berlin exchange fire with Prussian government forces from behind a barricade in the Breite Strasse, 18 March 1848. Wood engraving from a contemporary English newspaper.
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0050800
BATTLE OF TRAFALGAR, 1805.
The Battle of Trafalgar, 21 October 1805. Steel engraving, English, 1813.
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0268413
BOSTON: FIRE, 1872.
Ruins of buildings on Washington Street, looking toward Old South Church in Boston, Massachusetts, after the Great Fire of 9-11 November 1872. Contemporary English engraving.
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0268408
BOSTON: FIRE, 1872.
The opening of safes after the Great Fire of 9-11 November 1872 in Boston, Massachusetts. Contemporary English engraving.
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