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VERNE: 20,000 LEAGUES, 1870. 'There, under my eyes, ruined, destroyed, lay a town.' Engraving after a drawing by Alphonse de Neuville from an 1870 edition of Jules Verne's 'Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea.'
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EARTHQUAKE, 1550.
The aftermath of an earthquake. Woodcut, 1550.
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CIVIL WAR: CHARLESTON, 1865.
Children sitting near ruined buildings and the porch of the Circular Church in Charleston, South Carolina, April 1865. Photographed by George N. Barnard.
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WWI: POLAND, 1915.
A people going through the rubble at a Polish home destroyed in battle. Photograph, 1915.
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CIVIL WAR: FALL OF RICHMOND.
View of the Burnt District, Richmond, Virginia, April 1865.
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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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VIENNA: RUINS, 1945.
Destroyed roads and buildings in Vienna, Austria, at the end of the war. Photograph, 1945. Full credit: Imagno - ullstein bild / Granger, NYC -- All rights r
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VIENNA: RUINS, 1946.
Buildings damaged by wartime bombing in Vienna, Austria. Photograph, June 1946. Full credit: Imagno - ullstein bild / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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0041248
EARTHQUAKE, 1550.
The aftermath of an earthquake. Woodcut, 1550.
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JOHNSTOWN FLOOD, 1889.
An agonized mother sees her husband and child swept away at the wrecked bridge at the height of the flood at Johnstown, Pennsylvania, on 32 May 1889: contemporary colored engraving.
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GALVESTON HURRICANE, 1900.
Two African American women standing among rubble where their home once stood, following the hurricane that devastated Galveston, Texas, 8-9 September 1900.
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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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SAN FRANCISCO EARTHQUAKE.
Amid the rubble, a new shoe store opens on the site of Phelan Building on Market Street, following the earthquake of 18 April 1906.
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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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DRESDEN: RUINS, 1946.
View of Dresden, Germany, showing ruins resulting from the Allied firebombing of 13-15 February 1945, near the end of World War II. Photographed in August 1946.
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DRESDEN: FIREBOMBING, 1945.
Civilians clearing rubble amid the ruins of Dresden, Germany, after the Allied firebombing of the city, 13-15 February 1945, toward the end of World War II.
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ISAIAH'S VISION.
Of the destruction of Babylon (Isaiah 13: 20,21,22). Wood engraving after Gustave Doré.
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BANK PANIC CARTOON, 1873.
'Out of the Ruins.' Thomas Nast's depiction of President Ulysses S. Grant as the nation's financial saviour following 'Black Friday,' 19 September 1873.
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WASHINGTON: RIOTS, 1968.
A soldier standing guard in a street in Washington, D.C., across from the ruins of buildings destroyed in the rioting that followed the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. Photographed by Warren K. Leffler, 8 April 1968.
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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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WORLD WAR II: ROTTERDAM.
The center of the city of Rotterdam, Holland, after heavy German bombing, 9 October 1940.
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BOSTON: FIRE, 1872.
Ruins of buildings in which the Great Fire of 9-11 November 1872 started, in Boston, Massachusetts. Contemporary English engraving.
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CARTOON: GERMAN DEFEAT, 1945. 'Unter den Linden.' American cartoon on the Allied reconquest of Europe, including the heavy bombing of Berlin. Cartoon by D.R. Fitzpatrick, 1945.
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CARTOON: BANK PANIC, 1873.
'The "Long" and "Short" of it is a General "Bust" up in the Street.' Cartoon comment on Wall Street's Black Friday, 19 September 1873, caused by the bankruptcy of government bond agent Jay Cooke & Company, backer of the Northern Pacific Railroad. Cartoon by Thomas Nast, 1873.
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WORLD WAR I: PRZEMYSL.
Soldiers amidst the rubble of of the fortress of Przemysl, Poland, after the second siege of the city by Russian forces. Photograph, c1915.
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WORLD WAR I: COURCELLES.
Mill at Courcelles, Belgium, destroyed with dynamite by German forces during World War I. Photograph, c1916.
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WORLD WAR I: RUINS, c1918.
Soldiers searching through the ruins of a town in France. Stereograph, c1918.
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CHINA: ROYALIST COUP, 1917.
A view of the bombed out interior of General Chang Hsün's headquarters in the Forbidden City, Peking, China, photographed after Chinese government troops had defeated his attempt to restore Ching emperor P'u Yi to the throne, 12 July 1917.
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CIVIL WAR: RICHMOND, 1865.
Ladies of Richmond, Virginia, passing a Union soldier on their way to receive government rations following the defeat of the Confederacy, 1865. Contemporary American wood engraving.
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JERICHO.
The Walls of Jericho Falling Down (Joshua 6:20). Color engraving after Gustave Doré.
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WORLD WAR I: RUINS, c1918.
Soldiers searching through the ruins of a town in France. Stereograph, c1918.
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0395110
TRIANGLE FACTORY FIRE.
The interior of the Asch Building after the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire. Photograph, 25 March 1911.
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WORLD WAR I: FRENCH TROOPS.
French troops passing through barbed wire entanglements in the village of Vauxaillon, France, during World War I. Photograph, c1916.
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0268403
BOSTON: FIRE, 1872.
View of Pearl Street in Boston, Massachusetts, after the Great Fire of 9-11 November 1872. Contemporary English engraving.
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ARCHAEOLOGY.
View of Saqqara Necroplis, Memphis (Unesco World Heritage List, 1979), Egypt. Egyptian civilisation. Full credit: De Agostini / A. Dagli Orti / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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ANCIENT EGYPT.
Egypt - Cairo - Ancient Memphis (UNESCO World Heritage List, 1979). Pyramids at Giza. Pyramid of Menkaure (greek: Mykerinus). Full Credit: DEA / A. VERGANI / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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LOT'S WIFE.
Lot's wife looks back at Sodom and Gomorrah and turns into a pillar of salt (Genesis 19: 26). Woodcut from 'The Nuremberg Chronicle,' 1493.
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KOREAN WAR: TANK, 1951.
An American First Division tank drives north through Chunchon, on the central front in Korea, March 1951. Oil over a photograph.
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0119410
SAN FRANCISCO EARTHQUAKE.
Two men standing with a safe amid the rubble, following the earthquake of 18 April 1906. Stereograph, 1906.
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WORLD WAR I: TRENCH, c1917.
French troops on ground captured from the enemy by the U.S. Marines. Stereograph, c1917.
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