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VASCO NUNEZ de BALBOA
(1475-1519). Spanish explorer. Balboa claiming dominion over the South Sea (Pacific Ocean) for Spain on 29 September 1513. Lithograph, 19th century.
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VASCO NUNEZ de BALBOA
(1475-1519). Spanish explorer. Balboa taking possession of the Pacific Ocean for Spain on 29 September 1513. Line engraving, American, 19th century.
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SAN FRANCISCO BAY, c1889.
A tugboat and two sailboats in San Francisco Bay, with two steamboats at dock. Etching, c1889.
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0119759
STEAMBOAT, c1898.
The steamboat 'Rosalie' leaving Seattle for the Klondike. Stereograph, c1898.
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RIVERBOAT, c1900.
The steamboat 'City of Erie,' which travelled the Cleveland and Buffalo line. Photochrome, c1900.
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0268361
FRIGATE: MISSISSIPPI, 1853.
The steam frigate Mississippi of the United States Navy. Wood engraving, English, 1853.
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0079196
WW II: U-BOAT CONTROLS.
Engineers control the depth of a German submarine while engaging an enemy vessel in the Mediterranean. April 1942.
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0223469
FINANCE.
France - Paris: stock of the merchant ship transport operators Compagnie Maritime de la Seine - 28.11.1899.
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0007965
BIRCHBARK CANOE, 1738.
Canadian Native Americans with a birchbark canoe. Color engraving, 1738.
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0035908
NATIVE AMERICANS: GATHERING RICE, 19TH CENTURY.
Wisconsin Native Americans gathering wild rice by canoe. Wood engraving, 19th century.
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0268519
SHIP: GREAT EASTERN, 1860.
The British iron steamship 'Great Eastern' at New York Harber. Wood engraving from a sketch taken from New Jersey, 1860.
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0077926
VANCOUVER ISLAND, 1848.
'The Hudson Bay Company's Establishment' on Vancouver Island, Canada. Wood engraving, 1848.
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0077930
ST. JOHN, NEW BRUNSWICK.
Wood engraving, 1853.
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0077605
FORT CAROLINE, 1673.
'Arx Carolina.' Fort Caroline on the St. John's River in Florida. Line engraving after Arnoldus Montanus, c1673.
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0078497
WW II: GUADALCANAL, 1942-3.
An American B-17 Flying Fortress flies over Guadalcanal in the Solomon Islands in 1942.
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0081259
WORLD WAR II: TOULON, 1942.
The scuttling of the French fleet in the Mediterranean navy base at Toulon ordered by its commander to prevent the use of the ships by German forces, which had just occupied Vichy France. French photograph, November 1942.
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0060991
BALTIMORE: FORT McHENRY.
The British naval bombardment of Fort McHenry, in Baltimore, Maryland, 13-14 September 1814, during the War of 1812. Contemporary aquatint by John Bower.
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0007528
COLUMBUS: ARREST, 1500.
The arrest of Christopher Columbus at Santo Domingo in 1500 by Francisco de Bobadillo. Engraving by Theodor de Bry, c1590.
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0077607
DIAMOND MINE, SOUTH AFRICA.
View of the Premier Diamond Mine, founded in 1902, east of Pretoria, South Africa: stereograph, early 20th century.
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0077699
LEWIS & CLARK NICKEL, 2004.
Reverse of United States nickel, 2004, comemmorating the Lewis & Clark expedition of 1804-06.
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0077744
SHACKLETON EXPEDITION, 1916.
Members of Ernest Shackleton's Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition photographed while marooned on Elephant Island, April-August 1916.
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0077473
ANTI-LINDBERGH CARTOON.
'Tis Roosevelt, Not Hitler, that the World Should Really Fear.' American cartoon by Dr. Seuss (Theodor Geisel) for 'PM', 2 June 1941, satirizing the celebrated aviator, Charles A. Lindbergh, as sympathetic to Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler, here represented as a gigantic sea serpent stretching across the Atlantic.
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0076618
NYC: WATERFRONT VIEWS.
Smart society yachting parties using one side of the 26th Street pier are contrasted with the criminals, sick and indigent embarking on the other side for Randall's, Hart's, Ward's and Blackwell's Islands in the East River. Wood engraving, 1891, after a drawing by Thure de Thulstrup.
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0051912
STEAMSHIP 'PACIFIC.'
The grand salon of the American steamship 'Pacific' built for transatlantic service. Wood engraving, American, 1856.
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0623259
USS COLORADO, c1930.
The United States Navy battleship USS Colorado navigating the Panama Canal. Colorized photograph, c1930.
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ROGER WILLIAMS (1603-1683).
American Baptist cleric and founder of the colony of Rhode Island. Wood engraving, American, 19th century.
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ROGER WILLIAMS (1603-1683).
Cleric and founder of the colony of Rhode Island. Steel engraving, c1840.
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0072502
VERNE: AROUND THE WORLD, 1873. 'He took a hand at everything and astonished the crew.' Engraving after a drawing by Léon Benett from Jules Verne's 'Around the World in Eighty Days,' 1873.
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0057597
OWL AND THE PUSSYCAT.
Drawing by Edward Lear from his book 'Nonsense Songs, Stories, Botany, and Alphabets,' first published in 1871.
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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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0072503
VERNE: AROUND THE WORLD.
'The Tankadère was tossed about like a feather'. Wood engraving after a drawing by Léon Benett from an 1873 edition of Jules Verne's 'Around the World in Eighty Days'.
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0003117
COOK'S FIRST VOYAGE, 1773.
The Natives of Tahiti. Line engraving, 1773, from Captain James Cook's Account of a Voyage Round the World in the Years 1768-71.
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0003292
IRISH EMIGRATION
to America. Wood engraving from an English newspaper of 1851.
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0002691
CARTOON: WILSON, 1916.
'Wilson and the Kaiser'. American cartoon from the New York 'World,' showing President Woodrow Wilson trying to stop German submarine warfare. Cartoon by Rollin Kirby, 1916.
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0343304
HISTORY.
Unloading material from the Stella Polare, 1899, engraving from the North Pole expedition of Umberto Cagni (1863-1932) and Luigi Amedeo of Savoy, Duke of Abruzzi (1873-1933). Arctic, 19th century. Full credit: De Agostini / G. Dagli Orti / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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DECORATIVE ARTS.
Ex-voto depicting pirate raid along Tyrrhenian coast, Sanctuary of Madonna dell'Arco, St Anastasia, Campania, Italy, 18th century Full credit: De Agostini Picture Library / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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0008352
ASTORIA, OREGON TERRITORY.
Astoria, at the mouth of the Columbia River, the first permanent settlement in the Oregon country established by John Jacob Astor's Pacific Fur Company in 1811. Lithograph, 1848.
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0050800
BATTLE OF TRAFALGAR, 1805.
The Battle of Trafalgar, 21 October 1805. Steel engraving, English, 1813.
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0013004
SHIPWRECK, 1865.
Wreck of the Duncan Dunbar, Australian passenger ship, on the coast of Brazil. Wood engraving, English, 1865.
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0013006
SHIPWRECK, 1863.
Wood engraving, English.
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