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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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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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SYMBOL: FLAMING SWORD.
Christian symbol of the expulsion of Adam and Eve from paradise.
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NAST: CIVIL WAR, c1867.
'The Uprising of the North.' Illustration by Thomas Nast supporting the Northern cause during the Civil War. Mounted knights salute Columbia. In the distance, the American continent is alight with beacon fires, and in the sky the Capitol radiates light. Painting, c1867.
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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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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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WORLD WAR I: GERMANIA, 1914.
A patriotic postcard from Germany during World War I, depicting Germania with sword and shield. After a painting by Friedrich August von Kaulbach, 1914.
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MEXICAN-AMERICAN WAR.
Battle for and fall of Mexico City. Ulysses S. Grant fired a cannon from the bell tower of a church into the defenders below, near the San Cosme Gate, 14th of September, 1847. Colored lithograph, 1847.
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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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KNIGHT AND DRAGON.
A knight errant fighting a dragon. Wood engraving, 19th century.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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0012247
BRONZE AGE.
Cave men of the Bronze Age making tools and cooking food over a fire. Engraving, 19th century.
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0055230
WASHINGTON BURNING, 1814.
The burning of Washington, D.C., by the British on 24 August 1814. Line engraving, English, 1816.
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0099458
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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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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0102901
TORTURE OF HERETICS, 1512.
Varieties of torture inflicted on accused heretics. Woodcut, Augsburg, 1512.
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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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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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TEXAS: THE ALAMO, 1836.
The Siege of the Alamo, 23 February-6 March 1836. Wood engraving, American, late 19th century.
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0044157
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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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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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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LITERATURE & THE ARTS.
Children's literature - Edmondo De Amicis (1846-1908), Heart. King Umberto. Drawing. Full credit: De Agostini Picture Library / Granger, NYC -- All rights
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HISTORY.
Walter Cappella, Cavalry Charge, 1975. Full Credit: Copyright DEA / A. DAGLI ORTI / Granger, NYC -- All right
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0077118
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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0044059
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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0076831
DISTILLATION OF KUMISS.
Line engraving, 18th century.
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0041277
KNIGHT AND DRAGON.
A knight errant fighting a dragon. Wood engraving, 19th century.
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0114029
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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SYMBOLS: VICTORY AND WAR.
Various symbols of victory and war.
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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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0041542
FIREWORKS, 1630.
Fireworks on water with an imitation of naval combat. Copper engraving, French, 1630.
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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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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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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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