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0005160
LONDON: WATERFRONT, 1750.
'The Fleet River.' Wood engraving after a painting, c1750, by S. Scott.
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0023658
LONDON: FLEET RIVER.
Detail 'Entrance to the Fleet River, London.' Oil on canvas by a follower of Samuel Scott, 18th century.
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0370177
SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR, 1898.
'The Ships That Did the Work.' The USS New York, USS Iowa, USS Brooklyn, USS Indiana, and USS Oregon, turning in the Hudson River after saluting Grant's Tomb from the Hudson River on 20 August 1898. Drawing by George Varian.
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0126750
FORT MIFFLIN, 1777.
'The Taking of Miss Mud Island.' Contemporary English cartoon depicting Fort Mifflin, held by the Continental Army, on Mud Island in the Delaware River, as a woman firing on British ships during the five week battle in October-November 1777.
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0235235
TRANSPORTATION.
DDR GDR, Bad Schandau: paddlesteamer Leipzig of the White Armada on River Elbe in front of the townhall of Bad Schandau - 01.07.1971.
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0234603
TRANSPORTATION.
DDR GDR, Bad Schandau: paddlesteamer Leipzig of the White Armada on River Elbe in front of the townhall of Bad Schandau - 01.07.1971.
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0130018
WAR OF 1812: PLATTSBURGH.
American and British forces at the Battle of Plattsburgh (Lake Champlain), 11 September 1814. Etching, English, early 19th century.
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0129999
LAKE ERIE BATTLE, 1813.
Plan of the Battle of Lake Erie, 10 September 1813, during the War of 1812, showing the position of the ships when Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry left his damaged flagship 'Lawrence' for the 'Niagara' to continue fighting against the British. Wood engraving, American, 1868.
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0089753
GEORGE WASHINGTON
(1732-1799). First President of the United States. Washington surveying British forces from a vantage point in northern Manhattan (presently Washington Heights) before the Battle of Long Island, August 1776. Wood engraving, 19th century.
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0054592
CAPTURE OF VICKSBURG, 1863.
The capture of Vicksburg, Mississippi, by Union forces during the Civil War. Admiral David Dixon Porter's fleet arrives at the levee on 4 July 1863. Contemporary American wood engraving.
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0165851
BUDAPEST: SIEGE, 1684.
Forces of Holy Roman Emperor Leopold I laying siege to Buda, Hungary, on the Danube River in 1684. Contemporary Italian line engraving.
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0090236
BUNKER HILL, 1775.
Plan of the Battle of Bunker Hill, with Boston in the foreground and the Charlestown Peninsula to the North. Line engraving, 19th century.
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0265208
CIVIL WAR: MORTAR BOATS.
'General Halleck's fleet of mortar-boats for service on the Mississippi.' Engraving, 1861.
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0128524
CIVIL WAR: VICKSBURG, 1863.
Admiral David Porter's fleet on the Mississippi River, bombarding the Confederate blockade at Vicksburg, 16 April 1863. Lithograph by Currier and Ives, 1863.
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0013640
BATTLE OF THE NILE.
Plan of the Battle of the Nile, 1 August 1798. Wood engraving, 19th century.
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0176345
BATTLE OF THE NILE, 1798.
'The Destruction of "L'Orient" at the Battle of the Nile, 1 August 1798.' Oil on canvas, 1825-27, by George Arnald.
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0064857
CIVIL WAR: NAVAL SQUADRON.
A Union squadron anchored at the mouth of the Mississippi River attacked by a Confederate fleet under Commodore George Nichols Hollins on the night of 12 October 1861. Wood engraving from a contemporary American newspaper.
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0065134
NEW ORLEANS: LEVEE, 1906.
Fishing fleet at the levee. Photograph, c1906.
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0013193
FORT MIFFLIN ATTACK, 1777.
The British attack on Fort Mifflin on the Delaware River, 15 November 1777. Aquatint engraving, English, 1787.
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0163501
MISSISSIPPI RIVER: DREDGES.
Part of the dredge fleet of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers moored at their winter quarters in West Memphis, Arkansas, on the Mississippi River. Photographed in December 1898.
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0041294
NORSEMEN IN PARIS, 885 A.D.
A fleet of Norsemen under the command of Rollo attacking the walled city of Paris in 885 A.D. Wood engraving, 19th century.
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0012614
TAKING OF ST. AUGUSTINE.
The taking of St. Augustine, Florida, by Sir Francis Drake on 7 June 1586. The earliest engraved view of a city within the present limits of the United States. Line engraving from 'Expeditio Francisci Draki eqvitis angli in Indias Occidentalis,' 1588.
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0339425
HISTORY.
Genoa being bombarded by the English fleet, 25 May 1800, steel engraving from a drawing by Giuseppe Pietro Bagetti (1764-1831), Paris, 1838. French Revolutionary Wars, 19th century. Full credit: De Agostini Picture Library / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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0038642
BATTLE OF THE NILE, 1798.
The Battle of the Nile, 1 August 1798. Oil on canvas, 1800, by Philip James de Loutherbourg. RESTRICTED OUTSIDE US.
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0128525
CIVIL WAR: VICKSBURG, 1863.
Admiral David Porter's fleet on the Mississippi River, bombarding the Confederate blockade at Vicksburg, 16 April 1863. Lithograph by Currier and Ives, 1863, digitally colored by Granger, NYC -- All rights rese
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0032038
CIVIL WAR: RED RIVER, 1863.
Admiral David Dixon Porter's fleet of ironclads on the Red River, March 1863. Wood engraving from a contemporary American newspaper.
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0053483
SLAVERY: AFRICA, 1849.
'Crossing the bar of Gallinas River.' A British naval squadron, led by HMS Penelope, launching an attack on slave traders at Sierra Leone, 3 February 1849. Wood engraving from a contemporary English newspaper.
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0176189
SIEGE OF YORKTOWN, 1781.
French map of the coast of Virginia, showing the army of General Cornwallis on the York River with the American and French armies laying siege around it, during the American Revolution, 1781.
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0087390
ERIE CANAL OPENING, 1825.
A view of the North (Hudson) River and City Squadrons uniting into one fleet and preparing to form the line of procession to Sandy Hook for the Grand Canal Celebration at New York, 4 November 1825. Lithograph, 1826.
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0045390
SPANISH ARMADA, 1588.
Chart of the course of the Spanish Armada. Reproduction of an English engraving of 1739.
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0126229
COLUMBUS ANNIVERSARY, 1892.
Firework and pyrotechnic display at the Brooklyn Bridge in New York City during festivities held in honor of the 400th anniversary of Christopher Columbus' voyage to America, 12 October 1892. Contemprary illustration by Charles Mente.
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0133444
SPANISH ARMADA, 1588.
'The Spanish Fleete weighing ancor from the River Tagus, the 20th of May 1588.' The eight of hearts from a deck of English playing cards depicting the defeat of the Spanish Armada, 1588.
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0041295
NORSEMEN IN PARIS, 885 A.D.
A fleet of Norsemen under the command of Rollo attacking the walled city of Paris in 885 A.D. Wood engraving, 19th century.
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0610805
CHINA.
The British fleet passing Golden Island on the Yangzi River, First Opium War, 1839-1842. Full credit: Pictures from History / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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0507030
BRITISH LIBRARY.
Illustrations of Kent Vol VI. The Dutch fleet, River Medway. Full credit: British Library / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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0614411
INDIA.
'The Opium Fleet descending The Ganges en route to Calcutta'. In 1773, the British East India Company obtained a monopoly over Indian opium, chiefly for export to China. Full credit: Pictures from History / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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0622118
SPAIN: SEVILLE, 1617.
Panoramic view of Seville, Spain from the right bank of the Guadalquivir River. Engraving by Johannes Janssonius, 1617.
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0509558
BRITISH LIBRARY.
. H.M.S Larne and others. Full credit: British Library / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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0607399
VIETNAM.
Painting of Vietnamese national hero Tran Hung Dao and the Mongol fleet burning at the Battle of the Bach Dang River, 1288. Full credit: Pictures from History / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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0507934
BRITISH LIBRARY.
The Graphic. Opium fleet. Full credit: British Library / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.