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[Bacon's ship embarking on a voyage, flanked by mythical pillars of Hercules in Strait of Gibraltar] / Sim. Pafs, Sculpr.

[Bacon's ship embarking on a voyage, flanked by mythical pillars of He...

Frontispiece in: Instauratio magna / Francis Bacon. Londini : Apud J. Billium, 1620. Ref. copy in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, opp. p. 1.

Hornet sinking the Peacock

Hornet sinking the Peacock

Print shows the American warship Hornet sinking the HMS Peacock during battle on February 24, 1813, with sailors in rowboats, abandoning ship. In decorative border with anchors, American flags, ship rigging, an... More

United States & Macedonian

United States & Macedonian

Preliminary drawing for an oil painting showing the sea battle between the USS United States, under the command of Stephen Decatur, and HMS Macedonian off the coast of Maderia on October 25, 1812. Title from it... More

Enterprise and Boxer

Enterprise and Boxer

Print shows the American warship Enterprise engaged in battle with HMS Boxer. In decorative border with anchors, American flags, ship rigging, an eagle, and cameo portraits of two ships. Title from item.

Constitution's escape from the British squadron after a chase of sixty hours / M. Cornè p. ; W. Hoogland sc.

Constitution's escape from the British squadron after a chase of sixty...

Print shows rowboats towing the USS Constitution away from the British fleet as the British frigate Belvidera fires it's cannons. In the background, rowboats tow the British frigate Shannon. Other ships in the ... More

[Napoleon I boards the Bellerophon to surrender] / Baugean delt. & sculpt.

[Napoleon I boards the Bellerophon to surrender] / Baugean delt. & scu...

Print shows a view of the HMS Bellerophon from the aft with a rowboat drawn along the starboard side and Napoleon I climbing stairs to board the ship in order to surrender to the British and Captain Frederick L... More

Struck with the gallantry, skill, and decision, displayed by Sir Philip Bowes Vere Broke, Baronet, K.C.B. Commander of his Majesty's ship, the Shannon, in the attack, boarding, and capture of the American frigate, the Chesapeake ... / manufactured by S. Hougham & Co. ; Henry Meyer execudit.

Struck with the gallantry, skill, and decision, displayed by Sir Phili...

Print shows a design for a silver plateau containing laurels, Nereids, Triton, Neptune, Liberty, Victory, Commerce, and Britannia encircling HMS Shannon at sea. Title from item.

Capture of the Guerriere by the Constitution / T. Birch A.C.S.A. ; D. Kimberly sc.

Capture of the Guerriere by the Constitution / T. Birch A.C.S.A. ; D. ...

Print shows the Constitution, in the background, firing on the wreckage of the HMS Guerriere, the last remaining mast is falling, in the aftermath of the battle between the two ships. Title from item. Printed b... More

The explosion of the United States Steam Frigate Missouri, at Gibralter [sic], Aug. 26th, 1843 To Captn. Sir George Sartorius and the Officers of the H.M.S. Malabar--this print is respectfully dedicated by their obedient servant, Edmund Fry / / drawn by E. Duncan, from a sketch made on the spot by Lieut. G.P. Mands, T.G. Dutton lith.; Day & Haghe lithrs. to the Queen.

The explosion of the United States Steam Frigate Missouri, at Gibralte...

Crew of H.M.S. Malabar (foreground, left) watch as USS Missouri explodes and burns in the distance from accidental fire after completing first trans-Atlantic voyage of a U.S. steam powered ship the day prior.

The Constitution and Guerriere / drawn by G. White ; engd by J.C. McRae.

The Constitution and Guerriere / drawn by G. White ; engd by J.C. McRa...

Print shows the Constitution, in the background, firing on the wreckage of the HMS Guerriere in the aftermath of the battle between the two ships. Title from item.

Sebastopol from the sea - sketched from the deck of H.M.S. Sidon / W. Simpson delt. ; T. Picken lith.

Sebastopol from the sea - sketched from the deck of H.M.S. Sidon / W. ...

Print shows sailors and cannons on deck of the H.M.S. Sidon, with a distant view of the forts and other buildings in Sevastopolʹ. Title from item. Plate in: The seat of war in the east : Dedicated by permission... More

Scene on the Macedonian after the battle

Scene on the Macedonian after the battle

Print shows a busy scene in the physician's quarters below deck on the HMS Macedonian where wounded sailors are being attended to by medical staff, some are having limbs amputated. Title from item. Illus. from:... More

President and Plantagenet

President and Plantagenet

Print shows the USS President sailing to the left, in the foreground, and the HMS Plantagenet, on the right, in the background. Title from item. Inscribed below image: "President". Published in The Naval battle... More

Battle between the United States and the Macedonian / painted by Chappel ; engraved by Duthie.

Battle between the United States and the Macedonian / painted by Chapp...

Print shows the warship United States, on the right, firing at HMS Macedonian on the left. Title from item. From the original picture in the possession of the Publishers.

Battle between the Constitution and the Guerriere / painted by Alonzo Chappel ; engraved by James D. Smillie.

Battle between the Constitution and the Guerriere / painted by Alonzo ...

Print shows the Constitution and the wreckage of the HMS Guerriere, at sea in the aftermath of the battle between the two ships. Title from item.

Action between the Constitution and the Guerriere / Chapin ; Rogers.

Action between the Constitution and the Guerriere / Chapin ; Rogers.

Print shows HMS Guerriere without masts in the aftermath of battle with the USS Constitution. Title from item.

H.M.S. Pinafore

H.M.S. Pinafore

Caption: The Captain and sweet little Buttercup. Buttercut: "How sweetly he carols forth his melody to the unconscious moon." Created by "A.S. Seer's Print, N.Y." Poster advertising operetta by Gilbert & Sulli... More

M.M.O.P. H.M.S. Pinafore.

M.M.O.P. H.M.S. Pinafore.

K6997 U.S. Copyright Office Created by "Forbes Co., Boston." Murphy & MacDonough, proprietors. Poster advertising operetta by Gilbert & Sullivan. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

[Young woman of the cast of Gilbert & Sullivan's "H.M.S. Pinafore", posed against a painted backdrop]

[Young woman of the cast of Gilbert & Sullivan's "H.M.S. Pinafore", po...

Photo copyrighted by Pearsall. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Fashions 1870's; PI; Opera & operetta; Shelf. Gilbert, William Schwenck, 1836-1911.

H.M.S. Pinafore

H.M.S. Pinafore

Poster advertising H.M. Pinafore by Gilbert & Sullivan as performed by children. K12047 U.S. Copyright Office Created and "copyright Metropolitan Litho. Studio, 29 Warren St., N.Y. 1879." J.E. Jackson, agent. F... More

The African slave-trade - slaves taken from a dhow captured by H.M.S. "Undine"

The African slave-trade - slaves taken from a dhow captured by H.M.S. ...

Print shows African men, women and many children. In the background, two British sailors. Title from item. Illustrated in The Graphic. London, June 7, 1884, p. 548

[Three men on deck of the H.M.S. Challenger studying Medusae, jellyfish] / E. Gulland ; Pearson, sc.

[Three men on deck of the H.M.S. Challenger studying Medusae, jellyfis...

Illus. in: Report on the scientific results of the voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-1876 ..., narrative, vol. 1, second part. London : Longmans & Co. ..., 1885, p. 603. Reference copy also avai... More

The Hurricane at Samoa on the morning of March 16

The Hurricane at Samoa on the morning of March 16

H.M.S. CALLIOPE, German barque, and wrecked schooner in heavy seas. After sketch by Lt. Monkton. Illus. in: The Illustrated London News, 1889 May 11, p. 596-597. No ref. copy. This record contains unverified da... More

H.M.S. "Blenheim" / W.S. Tomkin.

H.M.S. "Blenheim" / W.S. Tomkin.

Print shows the battleship H.M.S. Blenheim under steam. Other ships are nearby. Title from item. Illus. in: The British navy from 1837 to 1897 : souvenir of Her Majesty's record reign. London : Waterlow & Sons.... More

Hull's victory / R.F. Zogbaum.

Hull's victory / R.F. Zogbaum.

American sailors and officers on deck of U.S.S. Constitution during engagement with the H.M.S. Gurrière off the coast of Nova Scotia. 64291 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Frederick A. Stokes Company. Repro... More

Launching of Olympic

Launching of Olympic

Titanic sister ship

OLYMPIC

OLYMPIC

Titanic sister ship

OLYMPIC

OLYMPIC

Titanic sister ship

[RMS Lusitania, New York City, September 1907, stern-side view, during maiden voyage, with a large crowd of men, in foreground, standing on top of barrels]

[RMS Lusitania, New York City, September 1907, stern-side view, during...

Title from caption card data and item. Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress).

OLYMPIC - maiden voyage

OLYMPIC - maiden voyage

Side view, with bow to right, launched at Belfast, northern Ireland. Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress). Caption card traci... More

OLYMPIC and TITANIC - view of bows [in shipyard construction scaffolding]

OLYMPIC and TITANIC - view of bows [in shipyard construction scaffoldi...

Title and other information transcribed from unverified, old caption card data and item. George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress). Caption card tracings: Industry Boats 1909-1911; Ships (2); Shipya... More

ALBEMARLE

ALBEMARLE

Photograph shows the H.M.S. Albemarle, a battleship of the British Royal Navy which was in service from 1901 to 1919. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2011)

EMPRESS OF INDIA, (Brit.)

EMPRESS OF INDIA, (Brit.)

Photograph shows the H.M.S. Empress of India. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2011)

Quarterdeck of DREADNOUGHT cleared for action

Quarterdeck of DREADNOUGHT cleared for action

Photograph shows the H.M.S. Dreadnought. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2011)

HMS ANTRIM
OLYMPIC

OLYMPIC

Titanic sister ship

SWIFTSURE -- British

SWIFTSURE -- British

Photograph shows the H.M.S. Swiftsure. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2011)

[H.M.] S. Bonaventure (Brit.)

[H.M.] S. Bonaventure (Brit.)

Photograph shows the H.M.S. Bonaventure, a British Royal Navy cruiser launched in 1892. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2011)

British Lion from quarterdeck of MACEDONIAN, 1812

British Lion from quarterdeck of MACEDONIAN, 1812

Photograph shows a British lion from the H.M.S. Macedonian, a frigate of the British Royal Navy that was captured by the U.S. during the War of 1812. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2011)

White Star Line, triple screw steamer "Olympic", 882 1/2 ft. long, 46,359 tons

White Star Line, triple screw steamer "Olympic", 882 1/2 ft. long, 46,...

Postcard showing the Olympic steamship at sea. Title from item. "Phostint" postcard. Titanic sister ship

HMS LEVIATHAN: 14,100 Tons, IHP 30,000

HMS LEVIATHAN: 14,100 Tons, IHP 30,000

Photograph shows the HMS Leviathan, an armoured cruiser of the British Royal Navy. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2012)

HMS EDGAR
Capt. W.R. Hall

Capt. W.R. Hall

Photograph shows British Admiral William Reginald Hall who became captain of the H.M.S. Queen Mary in 1913 and served as director of Naval Intelligence from 1914 to 1919. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2011)

TERRIBLE (Brit.)

TERRIBLE (Brit.)

Photograph shows the H.M.S. Terrible a cruiser of the Royal Navy of the United Kingdom. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2011)

TERRIBLE (Brit.)

TERRIBLE (Brit.)

Photograph shows the British Royal Navy cruiser, the H.M.S. Terrible. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2011)

Stewards of OLYMPIC cheering reservists on ADRIATIC

Stewards of OLYMPIC cheering reservists on ADRIATIC

Photograph shows the stewards of the RMS Olympic cheering reservists on the RMS Adriatic. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2011) Titanic sister ship

[The S.S. OLYMPIC, 1911: Entering the Narrows of New York Harbor]

[The S.S. OLYMPIC, 1911: Entering the Narrows of New York Harbor]

Photoprint copyrighted by William H. Rau. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

Arrival OLYMPIC, 1911

Arrival OLYMPIC, 1911

Photograph show the arrival of the White Star ocean liner Olympic in New York, June 21, 1911 after her maiden transatlantic voyage. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2014) Titanic sister ship

[The S.S. OLYMPIC, 1911: Full lgth. starboard view]

[The S.S. OLYMPIC, 1911: Full lgth. starboard view]

Photoprint copyrighted by William H. Rau. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

[The S.S. OLYMPIC, 1911: Anchored in New York Harbor, with bow in foregrd.]

[The S.S. OLYMPIC, 1911: Anchored in New York Harbor, with bow in fore...

Photoprint copyrighted by William H. Rau. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Olympic, Titanic sister ship.

[The S.S. OLYMPIC, 1911: Tugs maneuvering ship into pier, New York Harbor]

[The S.S. OLYMPIC, 1911: Tugs maneuvering ship into pier, New York Har...

Photoprint copyrighted by William H. Rau. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Titanic sister ship

"OLYMPIC"

"OLYMPIC"

Photograph show the arrival of the White Star ocean liner Olympic in New York, June 21, 1911 after her maiden transatlantic voyage. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2014) Titanic sister ship

[The S.S. OLYMPIC, 1911: Entering New York Harbor]

[The S.S. OLYMPIC, 1911: Entering New York Harbor]

Photoprint copyrighted by William H. Rau. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Olympic, Titanic sister ship.

NEPTUNE, (Brit.)

NEPTUNE, (Brit.)

Photograph shows the H.M.S. Neptune,a Royal Navy dreadnought battleship that served in World War I. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2011)

OLYMPIC, 1911

OLYMPIC, 1911

Titanic sister ship

Olympic

Olympic

Photograph show the arrival of the White Star ocean liner Olympic in New York, June 21, 1911 after her maiden transatlantic voyage. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2014) Titanic sister ship

Arrival OLYMPIC, 6/21/11

Arrival OLYMPIC, 6/21/11

Titanic sister ship

[The S.S. OLYMPIC, 1911: Full lgth. port view with New York skyline in backgrd.]

[The S.S. OLYMPIC, 1911: Full lgth. port view with New York skyline in...

Photoprint copyrighted by William H. Rau. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

[The S.S. OLYMPIC, 1911: Main stairway]

[The S.S. OLYMPIC, 1911: Main stairway]

Olympic, Titanic sister ship. Title devised by Library staff. Photograph copyrighted by William H. Rau in 1911.

[H.M.] S. MARS (Brit.)

[H.M.] S. MARS (Brit.)

Photograph shows the Royal Navy predreadnought battleship. the H.M.S. Mars which saw service in World War I. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2011)

S.S. Olympic

S.S. Olympic

Titanic sister ship