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SYMBOL: FLAMING SWORD.
Christian symbol of the expulsion of Adam and Eve from paradise.
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POSTER: JUSTICE, 1957.
'Justice. The right to justice is God's legacy to man. Who assails it, assails God.' Poster by
Joseph Binder, 1957.
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HOGARTH: HUDIBRAS, 1726.
'Beats Sidrophel and his Man Whachum.' Steel engraving, c1860, after the original engraving of 1726 by William Hogarth.
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SIR GEORGE COCKBURN
(1772-1853). British naval officer. Portrait of Cockburn during the burning of Washington D.C., on 24 August 1814. Oil painting by John James Halls, early 19th century.
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RUSSO-TURKISH WAR.
Russo-Turkish War 1828-1829. Fighting in Southern Georgia: Russians attack Akhaltsikhe on 27.08.1828. Contemporary colored illustration, 1828.
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MEXICAN WAR, 1846.
Charge of Captain Charles May at the Battle of Resaca de la Palma (Palm Ravine), 9 May 1846. Hand-colored lithograph, 1846.
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0102889
WASHINGTON BURNING, 1814.
The burning of Washington, D.C., by the British on 24 August 1814. Line engraving, English, 1816.
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MEXICO: POLITICAL CARTOON.
'The first effects of suspension of guarantees: eye for eye, tooth for tooth.' Mexican political cartoon, early 20th century, about the consequences of suspending constitutional guarantees in order to quickly punish bandits or subversives.
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BRONZE AGE.
Cave men of the Bronze Age making tools and cooking food over a fire. Engraving, 19th century.
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0102901
TORTURE OF HERETICS, 1512.
Varieties of torture inflicted on accused heretics. Woodcut, Augsburg, 1512.
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RUSSIA: STRELTSY, c1550.
Members of the Streltsy, Russian infantrymen equipped with firearms, created under Ivan IV Vasilevich, called Ivan the Terrible (1530-1584).
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HINDU GODDESS: KALI.
Holding a sword and a severed head, Kali dances on top of a corpse at a cremation ground. Indian miniature.
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TEXAS: THE ALAMO, 1836.
The Siege of the Alamo, 23 February-6 March 1836. Wood engraving, American, late 19th century.
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WORLD WAR I: POSTER, c1918.
American poster for war bonds featuring a soldier charging into battle accompanied by Liberty bearing a sword and flag. Lithograph by Edwin Howland Blashfield, c1918.
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QUANTRILL'S RAIDERS, 1863.
The destruction of the town of Lawrence, Kansas, and the killing of more than 150 inhabitants by Confederate guerillas led by William Clarke Quantrill, 21 August 1863. Contemporary American wood engraving.
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MEXICO: CHRISTIAN MARTYR.
Native Mexican chief, Acxotecatl, slaying his own 12 year old son for converting to Christianity. Oil on canvas, detail, c18th century.
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DUELING, 1595.
From the famous English ballad 'The Babes in the Wood.' Engraving of the tragedy of the wicked uncle and the helpless children, 1595.
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WASHINGTON BURNING, 1814.
The burning of Washington, D.C., by the British on 24 August 1814. Line engraving, English, 1816.
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BOXER REBELLION, 1900.
British and Japanese troops engaging Boxer forces in battle at Tianjin, China. Color lithograph by Torajiro Kasai, 1900.
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0041542
FIREWORKS, 1630.
Fireworks on water with an imitation of naval combat. Copper engraving, French, 1630.
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FOURTH OF JULY, 1871.
'The glorious Fourth - The first gun - Time, 5 A.M.' Line engraving, 1871, after Edwin Austin Abbey.
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SACRIFICE OF ABRAHAM.
Abraham's sacrifice of Isaac. Woodcut from the 'Lyon Missal,' Lyon, France, c1500.
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MEXICO: SPANISH CONQUEST.
An Aztec warrior and a Spanish conquistador fight as a temple burns. Drawing from an original codex fragment, c1550-60.
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FINE ART.
Pierre-Jerome Lordon (1780-1838), Attack to the Swiss Barrack on Rue de la Babylone in Paris, during the Revolution of 1830. Full Credit: DEA / G. DAGLI ORTI / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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HISTORY.
Portrait of Sir Thomas Graves (1747-1814), British admiral of the Royal Navy. Oil on canvas by James Northcote. Full credit: De Agostini / G. Nimatallah / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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CONFEDERATE GUERILLAS 1863.
The destruction of the town of Lawrence, Kansas, and the killing of more than 150 inhabitants by Confederate guerillas led by William Clarke Quantrill, 21 August 1863. Contemporary American wood engraving.
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SYMBOLS: VICTORY AND WAR.
Various symbols of victory and war.
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DISTILLATION OF KUMISS.
Line engraving, 18th century.
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RUSSO-JAPANESE WAR, c1904.
Sailors on a Japanese battleship firing on a Russian battleship during the surprise naval attack on the Russian fleet at Lüshun Bay, Port Arthur, China. Color lithograph, 1904.
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0071666
DUBLIN: COAT OF ARMS.
Coat of arms of the city of Dublin, Ireland.
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KNIGHT AND DRAGON.
A knight errant fighting a dragon. Wood engraving, 19th century.
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SAINT LUCY (283-303).
Early Christian martyr. The Martyrdom of St. Lucy. Detail of a painting by the Master of the Deposition of the Figdor Collection.
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WASHINGTON BURNING, 1814.
The British attack on Washington, D.C., on 24 August 1814. Contemporary English line engraving.
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DE SOTO: COFITACHEQUI, 1540.
The queen of the Cofitachequi Native Americans greets Hernando de Soto and members of his expedition during their journey through present-day South Carolina, May 1540. Illustration by Alfred Russell, 1904.
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DE SOTO: ALABAMA, 1540.
Hernando de Soto and members of his expedition in conflict with Native American warriors under Chief Tuscaloosa at the Battle of Mauvila (or Mabila) in present-day Alabama, October 1540. Illustration by Alfred Russell, 1904.
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ODA NOBUNAGA (1534-1582).
Japanese general and statesman of the Taira clan. Nobunaga fighting another warrior, whom he knocks off a building into a raging fire. Woodblock print by Yoshitoshi Taiso, c1885.
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SACK OF CARTAGENA, c1544.
The plunder of Cartagena by French buccaneers in c1544. Line engraving by Theodor de Bry, c1550.
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ROME: SIEGE OF JERUSALEM.
Roman soldiers setting fire to the second Temple at Jerusalem in 70 A.D. Line engraving, American, 19th century.
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BAYEUX TAPESTRY.
Norman soldiers set fire to the castle of Dinan while Breton troops resist (left), until Duke Conan II surrenders the castle, transferring the keys from his lance to Duke William's. Detail from the Bayeux Tapestry.
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MARQUIS de LAFAYETTE (1757-1834).
The Marquis de Lafayette Marie-Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier. French soldier and statesman who fought in the American Revolution. 'Lafayette's Baptism by Fire.' Painting by E. Percy Moran, c1909.
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