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Topic: forts and fortifications

1526
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1999
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1999
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Galli locum condendae arci aptum deligunt

Galli locum condendae arci aptum deligunt

French begin to construct fort at the mouth of the River of May (St. John's) in Florida.

Entwerffung der Festung Carlsburg genannt

Entwerffung der Festung Carlsburg genannt

Bird's-eye view of French fort, Fort Caroline, at the mouth of the River of May (St. John's) in Florida.

Entwerffung der Festung Carlsburg genannt

Entwerffung der Festung Carlsburg genannt

Outline of French fort, Fort Caroline, at the mouth of the River of May (St. John's) in Florida.

Wie die Franzosen ein gelegen Ort eine Festung zu bauwen erwehlet

Wie die Franzosen ein gelegen Ort eine Festung zu bauwen erwehlet

French begin to construct fort at the mouth of the River of May (St. John's) in Florida.

The figure of the Indians' fort or palizado in New England and the manner of the destroying it by Captayne Underhill and Captayne Mason / RH.

The figure of the Indians' fort or palizado in New England and the man...

The village of the Pequot Indians which was attacked and destroyed by Captain Underhill and Captain Mason in 1637.

An explanation on the prospect draft of the Fort William and Mary on Piseatagua [sic] River in yr. province of New Hampshire on the continent of America

An explanation on the prospect draft of the Fort William and Mary on P...

Drawing shows Fort William and Mary on the Piscataqua River with surrounding landscape and buildings in "the town of New Castle on the Great Island"; many features are identified by letter with corresponding ke... more

Veduta del Ponte e del mausoleo, ...

Veduta del Ponte e del mausoleo, ...

Illustration shows a view from the river of the Castel Sant'Angelo with the bridge, Ponte Sant'Angelo, on the right, Rome, Italy. Prominent features identified by letter with corresponding key printed below image.

A North view of Fort Johnson, drawn on the spot by Mr. Guy Johnson, Sir Wm. Johnson's son / Huteu(?) fecit.

A North view of Fort Johnson, drawn on the spot by Mr. Guy Johnson, Si...

Illustration showing fort and outbuildings in New York.

Perspective view of entring the breach of the Moro Castle, by storm the 30th of July 1762, ... / Serres pinx ; Canot sculp.

Perspective view of entring the breach of the Moro Castle, by storm th...

Print shows Morro Castle in the background with infantry passing through a breach in the walls, and in the foreground, the ship Alcide and numerous long boats with men at the oars.

An east view of Fort Royal in the Island of Guadaloupe Vue du Fort Royal, dans l'Isle de Guadaloupe, du Cote de l'Est / / drawn on the spot by Lieut. Arch. Campbell Engineer ; engraved by Peter Mazell.

An east view of Fort Royal in the Island of Guadaloupe Vue du Fort Roy...

Print showing a view of Fort Royal on the coast of the Island of Guadeloupe with soldiers relaxing in the foreground, ships at sea, and sun rising in the background.

View of Fort William

View of Fort William

Topographical drawing shows Fort William on an island near Boston Neck in Massachusetts in 1770. The fort, Neck, lighthouse and a ship sailing out of the harbor are all identified.

Castle William

Castle William

Drawing shows a distant view of Castle William, a British fortification on an island in Boston Harbor.

A perspective view of the town and fortifications of Montreal in Canada / D. Pomarede sculp.

A perspective view of the town and fortifications of Montreal in Canad...

Print shows a bird's-eye view of the fortifications at Montréal from above the Saint Lawrence River.

Plan of the town & fortifications of Montreal or ville Marie in Canada - view of the town &c of Montreal / Aitkin sc.

Plan of the town & fortifications of Montreal or ville Marie in Canada...

Print shows map "Plan of the town & fortifications of Montreal or ville Marie in Canada" on the Saint Lawrence River, with insert, after D. Pomarede (see no. 352), "View of the town &c of Montreal" which the fo... more

Guerritte, a fort or small tower of stone or wood, on the point of a bastion, or on the angles of the shoulder, to hold a sentry
The attack on the fort on Sulivan's Island the 28 June 1776 / painted by Henry Gray.

The attack on the fort on Sulivan's Island the 28 June 1776 / painted ...

Drawing shows British ships firing on Fort Sullivan on Sullivan's Island, South Carolina.

Bunkers Hill or America's head dress

Bunkers Hill or America's head dress

Print shows a half-length portrait of a woman, right profile, with exaggerated coiffure supporting three redoubts with infantry and artillery firing at close range, tents, an artillery train, and a sea battle i... more

The taking of Miss Mud I'land

The taking of Miss Mud I'land

Print shows a female figure as the Mud Island fortress, Fort Mifflin, with two flags on her bonnet, astride a cannon firing on the British warship "Isis"; also show the "Somerset", "Roebuck", "Eagle", and the "... more

St. Eustache une des Isles d'Antilles dans l'Amerique du Nord la quelle fut prise aux Hollandois en 1781 par les Anglois St. Eustache eine der Antillischen insuln in Nord-America welche 1781 von den Engelländern, erobert und denen Holländern abgenom̄en worden / / grave par Bergmüller

St. Eustache une des Isles d'Antilles dans l'Amerique du Nord la quell...

Print shows British naval assualt on Saint Eustatius.

View of the British fortress at Stoney-Point, stormed and carried by a party of the light corps of the American army, under the command of Gen. Wayne, on the morning of the 16th of July last

View of the British fortress at Stoney-Point, stormed and carried by a...

Print shows the British fort at Stony Point with American forces positioned for the assault. Includes legend.

The surrender of government castle, in March 1782, to the late besieging minority

The surrender of government castle, in March 1782, to the late besiegi...

Print shows members of the old ministry walking out of the "Government Castle" closely followed by a devil, and members of the new ministry marching in.

The late bombardment of government castle / C. Goodnight sculp.

The late bombardment of government castle / C. Goodnight sculp.

Print shows members of the new ministry besieging a fortress where members of the old ministry, including George III, have taken refuge; the ministries are bombarding each other.

A view of Fort Robertdeau, in Sinking-Spring Valley, state of Pennsylvania

A view of Fort Robertdeau, in Sinking-Spring Valley, state of Pennsylv...

Print shows Fort Robertdeau at the lead mines in Sinking Spring Valley in Pennsylvania.

Fort Washington

Fort Washington

Fort Washington, with Native Americans and settlers in foreground.

Fort Niagara taken from the British side of the river at Newark / Strickland sc.

Fort Niagara taken from the British side of the river at Newark / Stri...

Print shows Fort Niagara on a peninsula at the mouth of the Niagara River in Lake Ontario.

South-east view of Sackett's harbour / T. Birch del.

South-east view of Sackett's harbour / T. Birch del.

Print shows a small lighthouse, sailing ships, and buildings, also Navy Point, Fort Tompkins, the Smith Cantonment, and the Pike Cantonment, Sackets Harbor, New York.

A view of Fort McHenry, and the entrance of the harbour of Baltimore / drawn from nature & sc. by Richd. Harrison.

A view of Fort McHenry, and the entrance of the harbour of Baltimore /...

Print shows a pastoral scene at the entrance to the harbor at Baltimore with Fort McHenry on the left and some people enjoying the scenery on the right.

Fortifications of Puerto Rico, west view

Fortifications of Puerto Rico, west view

Drawing showing ramparts and fortifications along the coast of Puerto Rico, probably the Castillo de San Felipe del Morro at San Juan.

A view of the Butte des Morts treaty ground with the arrival of the commissioners Gov. Lewis Cass and Col. McKenney in 1827 / / painted on the spot by J.O. Lewis ; Lehman & Duval Lithrs. Philada.

A view of the Butte des Morts treaty ground with the arrival of the co...

The arrival by boat of Lewis Cass and Colonel McKenney at Butte des Morts, Wisconsin, 1827.

[Castle Garden from the water]

[Castle Garden from the water]

Drawing shows Castle Garden, now known as Castle Clinton in Battery Park, in lower Manhattan, New York, from the water.

Castle Garden in New York

Castle Garden in New York

Drawing shows Castle Garden, now known as Castle Clinton in Battery Park, in lower Manhattan, New York, from the water.

A N.b.E. view of the fort on the western end of Sulivans Island with the disposition of His Majesty's fleet commanded by Commodore Sir Peter Parker Knt. &c &c &c during the attack on the 28th. of June 1776, which lasted 9 hours and 40 minutes

A N.b.E. view of the fort on the western end of Sulivans Island with t...

Print shows Sullivan's Island at the entrance to Charleston Harbor, South Carolina, and Fort Sullivan; prominent features identified by letter with legend printed below image.

Fort Harrison in 1812

Fort Harrison in 1812

Print showing Fort Harrison from across the Wabash River, with four Natives in a canoe on the river.

The interior of the Redan taken from its left face, looking towards the salient angle, looking south / / W. Simpson del. ; E. Walker lith. ; Day & Son, Lithrs. to the Queen.

The interior of the Redan taken from its left face, looking towards th...

Interior view of the of the Redan showing battery during the occupation by British forces after the Russians abandoned Sevastopolʹ in September 1855.

View from the heights above Balaklava, looking towards Sebastopol, shewing the ground of the battles of the 25th Octr. and of the 5th Novr. 1854 and the line of our defences since the 25th Octr. / W. Simpson del. ; J. Needham lith.

View from the heights above Balaklava, looking towards Sebastopol, she...

Print shows a panoramic view of the landscape between the heights above Balaklava and Sevastopolʹ, including the battlefields at Balaklava and Inkerman, also, on the far left, is the inlet to the harbor at Bala... more

Malakoff or round tower / W. Simpson del. ; E. Walker lith.

Malakoff or round tower / W. Simpson del. ; E. Walker lith.

Print shows view of the Russian battery at the Malakoff tower, the principal Russian fortification at Sevastopolʹ.

Sebastopol from the east or extreme right of English attack / W. Simpson delt. ; T. Picken lith.

Sebastopol from the east or extreme right of English attack / W. Simps...

Print shows English pickets in the foreground, soldiers in trenches, and a distant view of the forts and other buildings in Sevastopolʹ.

Ditch of the Malakoff, battery gervais and rear of the redan / W. Simpson del. ; J. Needham, lith. ; Day & Son, Lithrs. to the Queen.

Ditch of the Malakoff, battery gervais and rear of the redan / W. Simp...

Print shows a view of the earthworks, gabions, and passageways at the Malakoff, the primary Russian fortification before the city of Sevastopolʹ, with view of the city in the background.

Bastion du Mat, from the central bastion / W. Simpson del. ; E. Walker lith. ; Day & Son, Lithrs. to the Queen.

Bastion du Mat, from the central bastion / W. Simpson del. ; E. Walker...

View of the Bastion du Mât, a French redoubt at the far left of the British lines, showing a portion of the battery, French soldiers and Zouaves, and a network of trenches.

Docks at Sebastopol with ruins of Fort St. Paul / W. Simpson del. ; E. Walker lith. ; Day & Son, Lithrs. to the Queen.

Docks at Sebastopol with ruins of Fort St. Paul / W. Simpson del. ; E....

View of the ship building docks at Sevastopolʹ with Fort St. Paul on the high ground to the left.

Ditch of the Bastion du Mât / W. Simpson del. ; E. Walker lith. ; Day & Son, Lithrs. to the Queen.

Ditch of the Bastion du Mât / W. Simpson del. ; E. Walker lith. ; Day ...

View of the earthworks showing spiked timbers, gabions, and openings to underground bomb shelters at the Bastion du Mât, a French redoubt at the far left of the British lines and facing the Russian Grand Redan ... more

Interior of Fort Nicholas / W. Simpson del. ; E. Walker lith. ; Day & Son, Lithrs. to the Queen.

Interior of Fort Nicholas / W. Simpson del. ; E. Walker lith. ; Day & ...

Interior view of Fort Nicholas showing living space and arched passageway.

Capture of Fort George (Col. Winfield Scott leading the attack) / Chappel.

Capture of Fort George (Col. Winfield Scott leading the attack) / Chap...

Print shows American soldiers storming the gate at Fort George, Ontario.

Shipping point

Shipping point

Landscape with forts on two shores of river.

In the Rebel intrenchments [sic]
Nuremburg. Old Fosse

Nuremburg. Old Fosse

View of the old city walls and dry moat.

Block house, upper Cascades, Columbia River - scene of a massacre of whites by the Indians, view taken May 1860

Block house, upper Cascades, Columbia River - scene of a massacre of w...

Photograph shows a blockhouse and another building in a clearing in a densely wooded area along the Columbia River in the Cascade Range.

Ft. Runyon
Ft. Brady

Ft. Brady

Landscapes with two shores of river.

Key West, Fla. Jan 14 60, garrisoned by U.S. troops. Fort Taylor
Hudson's Bay Co's. Fort Colville, Columbia River, 1860

Hudson's Bay Co's. Fort Colville, Columbia River, 1860

Photograph shows a cluster of buildings of the Hudson's Bay Company Post at Fort Colville on an expanse of plains with hills and mountains in the background.

Fort Vancouver, Hudson's Bay Co's. post, Columbia River, enclosing tents of N. A. [i.e., North American] Boundary Commission, May 1860

Fort Vancouver, Hudson's Bay Co's. post, Columbia River, enclosing ten...

Photograph shows view of buildings and tents at the Hudson's Bay Company's post at Fort Vancouver, on the Columbia River. The British North American Boundary Commission survey crews arrived at Fort Vancouver in... more

H. B. Co's. [i.e., Hudson's Bay Company's] post, Fort Vancouver, Columbia River - officers' mess house and quarters, May 1860

H. B. Co's. [i.e., Hudson's Bay Company's] post, Fort Vancouver, Colum...

Photograph shows view officers' quarters and other buildings at the Hudson's Bay Company's post at Fort Vancouver, on the Columbia River.

Prague. The Pulverthurm

Prague. The Pulverthurm

Powder Tower, Prague, Czech Republic.

Nuremburg. Old Fosse

Nuremburg. Old Fosse

View of the old city wall and dry moat.

Burgos. El Arco de Sta. Maria

Burgos. El Arco de Sta. Maria

City gate at Burgos with men standing in front.

Avila. Vista general de Avila / J. Laurent. Madrid.

Avila. Vista general de Avila / J. Laurent. Madrid.

View of Avila showing wall around old part of city.

Granada. Vista de los adarves y de la torre de la Vela (Alhambra) / J. Laurent. Madrid.
Valencia. Puerta de Cuarte

Valencia. Puerta de Cuarte

15th century city gate and towers, Valencia, Spain.

Salzburg

Salzburg

View from Kapuzinerberg toward Festung Hohensalzburg and old city.

[Soldiers preparing for battle]

[Soldiers preparing for battle]

May be the battle of Charles City Road.

Officers' mess house, H. B. Co's. [i.e., Hudson's Bay Company's] post, Fort Vancouver, May 1860

Officers' mess house, H. B. Co's. [i.e., Hudson's Bay Company's] post,...

Photograph shows exterior view officers' mess hall at the Hudson's Bay Company's post at Fort Vancouver, on the Columbia River.

Nuremberg. Old castle--place of knight's leap

Nuremberg. Old castle--place of knight's leap

View of old palace, Fünfeckiger Turm, and city walls.

A soldier's wife at Fort Niagara / engd. by T. Walker.

A soldier's wife at Fort Niagara / engd. by T. Walker.

Print shows a woman lifting cannon balls in an artillery bunker during a battle at Fort Niagara in New York, during the War of 1812.

Castle Pinkney [sic]

Castle Pinkney [sic]

Gun placements inside fort.

View of Charleston Harbor and its Defences

View of Charleston Harbor and its Defences

Landscape with harbor and wetlands; Charleston on horizon upper left and ironclads and ships in harbor upper right. Damaged dwelling right margin.

Howlett house battery

Howlett house battery

Landscape with river and wrecked boat in foreground, fort in background.

Valencia. Puerta de Serranos

Valencia. Puerta de Serranos

14th century city gate, Valencia, Spain.

Sumter, 61
Exterior view of the gorge of Fort Sumter on the 14th April 1861 after its evacuation by Maj. Robert Anderson 1st Arty. U.S.A. Commdg showing that portion towards Cummings' Point, Morris' [i.e. Morris] Island

Exterior view of the gorge of Fort Sumter on the 14th April 1861 after...

Copy photograph shows a photo of a group of men in front of the damaged walls of Fort Sumter near the gorge.

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