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"Insula Canibalium" - Indians attacking fleet of Spanish ships; scene of cannibalism in left fg.

"Insula Canibalium" - Indians attacking fleet of Spanish ships; scene ...

Illus. in: Plautius, Nova Typis Transacta Navigatio, 1492. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card, with subsequent revisions. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

De insulis nuper in Mari Indico repertis [and] de insulis nuper inventis

De insulis nuper in Mari Indico repertis [and] de insulis nuper invent...

A two-page spread from In laudem Serenissimi Ferdinandi, Hispania[rum] Regis, Bethicae & regni Granatae obsidio victoria & triu[m]phus. Et De insulis in Mari Indico nuper inuentis. [Basel] : I[ohann] B[ergmann,... more

[Ferdinand II, King of Spain, pointing across Atlantic to where Columbus is landing with three ships amid large group of Indians]

[Ferdinand II, King of Spain, pointing across Atlantic to where Columb...

Reference copy filed in P&P Biog. File under Fernando V. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

Indians; Ships of Discovery

Indians; Ships of Discovery

2 print title page. Illus. in: Amerigo Vespucci, De Ora Antartica per regem Portugallie inventa (Strassburg, 1505) (Hupfüff). This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

[Title page, showing 2 large ships with Saints Antonia, Nicola, Helme & Chiara in clouds]

[Title page, showing 2 large ships with Saints Antonia, Nicola, Helme ...

Illus. in: Consulate of the sea, Libro di consolato, [Vinegia] 1539, title page. Reference copy may be in LOT 4701. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Religion M... more

Questo il uero disegno et forma della potentissima armata venetiana partita alli 23 luio da Corphu uerso Cipro ? trouat l'armata inimica 1570

Questo il uero disegno et forma della potentissima armata venetiana pa...

Engraved print shows sailing ships from the Venetian armada in formation from 1570. Title from first line of key caption. Reference copy in LOT 4601, no. 226B. Illustration in: Hauslab Album, plate 226B. Origin... more

[Spanish ships outside Turkish? port city; man in water; another man jumping from ship. plate 3]

[Spanish ships outside Turkish? port city; man in water; another man j...

Illus. in: De Bry, Americae...1590. Reference copy may be in E141.B88. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

[The French arrive in Florida]

[The French arrive in Florida]

The arrival of the French expedition under Laudonnière at the River of May (St. John's) in Florida. Illus. in: Der ander Theyl, der newlich erfundenen Landtschafft Americae, von dreyen Schiffahrten, so die Fran... more

[Two mermaids, men on island, ships and boats]

[Two mermaids, men on island, ships and boats]

Illus. in: Theodor de Bry, Decima Tertia pars historiae Americanae, ..., part 13, p. 4. Ref. copy may be in SSF(Gr) - MERMAIDS. This record contains unverified data from caption card.

[Dutch ships anchored in harbor of Helena Island in Arctic during Willem Barents' voyage of exploration in 159-]

[Dutch ships anchored in harbor of Helena Island in Arctic during Will...

Engraving by Raygnald Elftrake. Illus. in: Linschoten, 1598, p. 172-73. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: B.I.; Neth. Hist. 159-; Arctic Expl.; Geogr.; Publ. Ind.

Disigno dell' isola de Gerbi con le seche che la difendeno dall' inondatione del mare, ...

Disigno dell' isola de Gerbi con le seche che la difendeno dall' inond...

Print shows an assault on Jerba Island (Tunisia) by the Christian Alliance armada under the command of Andrea Doria and the arrival of the Turkish fleet; the Christian fleet retreats in advance of the Turks who... more

[Dutch ships anchored off Santa Clara, in Juan Fernandez Islands, Chile. ca. 1600]

[Dutch ships anchored off Santa Clara, in Juan Fernandez Islands, Chil...

Illus. in: Theodore De Bry, America, Pt. 9, Frankfurt, 1601, plate V. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Water; Publ. Ind.; Warfare, Naval; Port. Hist.; Neth. Hi... more

Kurtze und grundliche erzehelung der Machtigen vnd vbertrefflichen Armada Schiffen der Mugenden Edl. Herrn Staten, vnderm beleit des Hochgeb. Printzen Mauritij von Nassauw

Kurtze und grundliche erzehelung der Machtigen vnd vbertrefflichen Arm...

Print shows birdseye view of many sailing ships coming into the harbor near the island of Vulpen and map of the area around Biervliet, Vlissingen and Sluis in the Netherlands. Includes plan of the forts and loc... more

Naval attack in harbor

Naval attack in harbor

Print shows a birds-eye view of ships engaged in battle in the harbor in front of a large city. Embankment, quais, watch towers and city buildings are visible as are hills and river in the background. Details n... more

S. Salvador

S. Salvador

Print shows a birds-eye view of ships flying Dutch flags approaching the harbor Baya de Todos os Sanctos to the entrance of Salvador in Brazil. In May 1624, Dutch forces captured the town of Salvador in Brazil.... more

Fernambuch Citta principale nel Regno del Brasil acquistato dalli Signori Stati delli Paesi Bassi l'Anno 1630 adi 2. di Marzo per Francesco Valesio

Fernambuch Citta principale nel Regno del Brasil acquistato dalli Sign...

Print shows birds-eye view of the port of Pernambuco [Fernambuch] and the city Olinda in Brazil during the Dutch occupation of the region in 1630. Shown are ships entering along the coast and the confluence of... more

Entwerffung von Eroberung der Stadt Olinda so in der Hauptmansschaft Pharnambuco gelegen, vnd durch den Edlen Gestrengen vnd Manhafften Herrn Heinrich Cornelius Lonck, Generaln zu Wasser vnd Herrn Colonell Wartenburg zu Land eingenommen, Welche Eygentlich abgebildet vnd mit dem Jagd Schiff, der Braeck genannt überschicket worden

Entwerffung von Eroberung der Stadt Olinda so in der Hauptmansschaft P...

Print shows birds-eye view of the harbor and the hillside city of Olinda in Brazil in 1630. Shown are ships entering along the coast flying Dutch flags, flames visible in the background, troops and scenic backg... more

Eigentliche vorbildung der Spannischen Flott welche under dem comando Hern. Graven Johan von Nassawe etc. von Anttorff nacher Wilmstat gefahren, und von dem Holländischen Kriegschiffen under dem comando Hern Heinrich Princes von Oragnien etc. geschlagen worden Ao. 1631 den 13. Sept

Eigentliche vorbildung der Spannischen Flott welche under dem comando ...

Engraved print shows birds-eye view map of the area between Antwerp, Bergen op Zoom, Hoogstraten and Willemstad in Belgium and the Netherlands during the 1631 Battle of the Slaak in the Netherlands. Also shown ... more

King Louis the Fourteenth of France and the Battle of Vigo Bay

King Louis the Fourteenth of France and the Battle of Vigo Bay

Print shows King Louis XIV of France holding a scroll in his right hand and a hat in his left hand. Behind him are ships in the water and a plume of fire and smoke. Above him are reproductions of a medalion and... more

Abbildung der Belägerung Grevelingen in Flandern wieselbige von 5. Hochheit dem Hertzogen von Orleans im Monat Maio angefangen vnd gegen Aussgang des July dieses 1644. Jahrs glücklich vollführt worden

Abbildung der Belägerung Grevelingen in Flandern wieselbige von 5. Hoc...

Birds-eye view print shows the plan of the city of Grevelingen (Gravelines) in northern France on close to the Dutch border in 1644. The city was captured and recaptured many times during the Thirty Years' War.... more

Wahrhaffter vnd in Grundgelegter Abriss der Kays. Reichstatt Vberlingen am Bodensee gelegen welche durch grobes Schandtliches vbersehen vnd Vnfürsichtigkeit selbiger Burgerschafft den 30. Januarij Anno 1643. In die Hände der Frantzosen gerahten, hernach aber den 20 Januarij diss Anno 1644 Jahrs von der Chur Bayrischen Reichs Armada durch Ihr Exell. Herrn Feldzeugmaister Mertsi widerumb (vnd wie vor Augen zusehen) mit Schantzen vnd Reduten ploquiert vnd umbringt worden

Wahrhaffter vnd in Grundgelegter Abriss der Kays. Reichstatt Vberlinge...

Birds-eye view print shows the plan of the city of Überlingen on the shore of Lake Constance in 1644 looking north across out from the shoreline. Remainder of the title relates that the city fell into the hands... more

[Three ships sailing with birds or flying fish in the background]

[Three ships sailing with birds or flying fish in the background]

Illus. opposite p. 10. Illus. in: Bontekoe, Willem Ysbrandsz. Ovrnael ofte gedenckwaerdige beschrijvinghe vande Oost-Indische reyse..., Hoorn : Ghedruckt by I. Willemsz, 1646. "no. 3" upper right corner. This r... more

[Waterfront landscape and sailing ships]

[Waterfront landscape and sailing ships]

Plate 3. Illus. in: Bontekoe, Willem Ysbrandsz. Ovrnael ofte gedenckwaerdige beschrijvinghe vande Oost-Indische reyse..., Hoorn : Ghedruckt by I. Willemsz, 1646. This record contains unverified, old data from c... more

[Three ships sailing in a storm]

[Three ships sailing in a storm]

Plate 4. Illus. in: Bontekoe, Willem Ysbrandsz. Ovrnael ofte gedenckwaerdige beschrijvinghe vande Oost-Indische reyse..., Hoorn : Ghedruckt by I. Willemsz, 1646. This record contains unverified, old data from c... more

Svce so sequito delle scaramuzo con i turchi sotto Sebenico il giorno die Sta. Guvstina che fu adi 7 oto.re ala prezenza et interuento del Ill.mo. Emo. Sig. Iunardo Foscolo proueditor Generale di Dalmatia et Albania

Svce so sequito delle scaramuzo con i turchi sotto Sebenico il giorno ...

Birds-eye view engraving shows view from the sea looking toward the port of Šibenik, Croatia. In the hills opposite are troops and ships are in the harbor. Also shown are the St. Nicolas fortress, the island of... more

Eygentlicher Abriss der Belagerung dess H. Rom. Reichs Stadt Lindau welche den 5. Jan. Neu. Cal. 1647 blocquirt vnd den 2. Mart. wider aufgehebt worden

Eygentlicher Abriss der Belagerung dess H. Rom. Reichs Stadt Lindau we...

Birds-eye view print shows the plan of the city of Lindau on the shore of Lake Constance during the siege by the Swedish army in 1647. Included are views of ships on the lake, formation of troops and key landma... more

Vitoria ottenuta dala serenissma Republica di Venetia contra Turchi l'anno M.D.CLVI. adi XXVI Giugno comandata dal Ill.mo Ecc.mo Sig.r Lorenzo Marcelo

Vitoria ottenuta dala serenissma Republica di Venetia contra Turchi l'...

Engraved print shows birds-eye view of ships in the Dardanelles Strait in Turkey after the battle between the Turks and forces of the Venetian republic on June 26, 1656. Commander Lorenzo Marcello, leader of th... more

Kurtze erzehlung dess starcken Schloss Cronnenburg im Sund vnd wie solcehs den 6. (16.) Septemb. diese 1658 Jahrs von den Schweden vnderm Commando dess Reichs Admirals Wrangel erobert worden

Kurtze erzehlung dess starcken Schloss Cronnenburg im Sund vnd wie sol...

Print shows ships approaching the castle of Kronborg in Helsingør, Denmark which was under siege in September 1658 from the Swedish general Carl Gustav Wrangel during war between Sweden and Denmark. Title from ... more

Duncherchen assediato dall'armi Francesi sotto il Maresciallo di Turenne alli 24. di Maggio 1658 reso alli 25 di Giugno del d. mese Lerch, fec

Duncherchen assediato dall'armi Francesi sotto il Maresciallo di Turen...

Birds-eye view print shows plan of the fortified coastal city of Dunkerque (France) under siege by French forces under command of Marshall Turenne from May 24 until June 25, 1658. Print also shows an English ar... more

Attacco e presa del Castello di Cronenburg fatta dal Generale Conte Vrangel G. Bouttats, sc

Attacco e presa del Castello di Cronenburg fatta dal Generale Conte Vr...

Birds-eye view print shows ships in the harbor and in the inlet between Kronborg castle and Helsingør looking out from Copenhagen, Denmark. Swedish general Carl Gustav Wrangel attacked and the castle was under ... more

Grauelinge attacato dalle Armi Francesi sotto il Maresciallo della Ferte Seneterra alli 16 di Agosto 1658, reso alli 28 dello stesso mese

Grauelinge attacato dalle Armi Francesi sotto il Maresciallo della Fer...

Birds-eye view print shows plans of the battlefield near Grevelingen (Gravelines) in northern France in August 1658. Includes views of foritifications, troop encampments and locations and ships in the water lab... more

Assedio di Coppenhagen fatto dal Ré di Suetia 1659

Assedio di Coppenhagen fatto dal Ré di Suetia 1659

Birds-eye view print shows view of Copenhagen, Denmark under siege by Swedish forces in 1659. Includes vies of troop locations, fortifications and ships in the harbor. Elements in print are labeled A-T and numb... more

Gigeri in Africa preso e poi abbandonato da Francesi anno 1662

Gigeri in Africa preso e poi abbandonato da Francesi anno 1662

Birds-eye view print shows map of the coastline of North Africa looking across the Mediterranean toward the islands of Sardinia and Corsica. Ships, tents, troop formations, towns, soldiers on horseback are visi... more

Aussführliche Relation dess hefftigen See-Gefecthtes der zwey grossen See-Flotten als Ihr. Königl. Mayest. von Gross-Brittanien und der Hochmögenden Herren Staten der Vereinigten Niederlanden so Anno 1665 den 2. 3. und 4. Junij auff der Holländischen Kusten geschehen G.A. Wolfgang, sc

Aussführliche Relation dess hefftigen See-Gefecthtes der zwey grossen ...

Birds-eye view engraving shows galleon war ships engaged in battle on the sea. Smoke and fire are depicted as well as sinking ships and sailors in open boats on the water. Includes medallion portraits of the En... more

Eigentliche Darstellung der Vestung Candia nebenst einer vollkömmlichen Beschreibung des jenigen so sich nach angelangten Königlichen Frantzösischen Succurs bey der langwirigen und merckwürdigen Belägerung solcher berühmten Haupt-Vestung bis zu völliger Aufhebung derselben zugetragen : darbey auch ein ausführlicher Bericht wie die Türcken vor Candia nunmehr gäntzlich abgetrieben enthalten auch denselben etwas von dem Tod des Königl. Frantzösischen Generals Herzogen von Beauforts, beigefügt ist

Eigentliche Darstellung der Vestung Candia nebenst einer vollkömmliche...

Birds-eye view print shows ships sailing into the harbor at Candia (Ērakleion), Greece. Include views of the fortifications around the city and a panorama view of the hills in the background. On the left side o... more

Abbildung der zwo blutigen Seeschlaten sic gehalten, auff den 7. vnd 14. Iuni 1673 zwischen beyden mächtigen königlichen Seeflotten von Franckreich vnd Englandt gegen die von den vereinigten Niderlanden ..

Abbildung der zwo blutigen Seeschlaten sic gehalten, auff den 7. vnd 1...

Birds-eye view engraving shows three views on one sheet. The top and largest picture shows galleon ships involved in battle on the sea. The picture on the lower left shows a plan of the star fortress of "Langac... more

Der rechte Geometrische Grund-Riss, Der von den Schweden im Hertzogthumb Bremen an der Weser neu-erbauten Vestung Carolus-Stadt oder Carolsburg Und eigentliche Beschreibung, was eine Zeithero mit derselben sich zugetragen, und wie sie endlich von den Alliirten zu der Übergabe gezwungen worden

Der rechte Geometrische Grund-Riss, Der von den Schweden im Hertzogthu...

Birds-eye view print shows plan of the fortress of Carolsburg built on the confluence of the Geest and Weser Rivers, Germany in 1675 with a depiction of the villages of Geestendorf and Lehe to the south. Includ... more

[Ships in close combat in harbor]

[Ships in close combat in harbor]

Illus. in: De Americaensche zee-roovers [Pirates of America] by A.O. Exquemelin. Publ. Amsterdam, 1678. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Ships; Pirates.

Preisswürdige Siegs-Progressen der Christen wider die Türken in Eroberung der Hungarischen Vestung Vicegrad so geschehen den 16. Junii dieses itzgelauffenden 1684. Jahrs vermittelst eines accuraten Kupffers vorgestellet, und dem Curieusen Leser wolmeinend mitgetheilet

Preisswürdige Siegs-Progressen der Christen wider die Türken in Erober...

Print shows a birdseye view of the mountain fortress of Visegrád, Hungary under attack in 1684. Includes views of a ship approaching the shore, troops amassed along the shoreline, tents of the generals and hill... more

Abris und richtige Beschreibung der blutigen See-Schlacht, zwischen denen Engel- und Holländern unter den Admiral Rüssel und Allemonde, wider den Französis. Admiral Tourville erhalten, den 29, 30, 31. May und 1 Jun. st. n. 1692

Abris und richtige Beschreibung der blutigen See-Schlacht, zwischen de...

Birds-eye view engraving shows ships in battle in concentric circle formation during the Battle of Barfleur, sometimes referred to the Battle of Tourville that took place on May 29-31, 1692 and the Battle of La... more

Eigentliche Vorstellung der grossen See-Schlacht welche en 29 Maij st.n. von denen allierten Engl. und Holländis. und der Französ. See-Flotten gehalten worden 1692

Eigentliche Vorstellung der grossen See-Schlacht welche en 29 Maij st....

Birds-eye view engraving shows map with ships engaged in battle in the English channel between France and England. Identifed on the map are Plymouth, Portland, Isle de Wigh[t], Portesmouth, London and and Dover... more

Die beängstigte und durch tapffere Gegenwehr vertheidigte Vestung Rheinfels und St. Goar oder Ausführliche Beschreibung alles dessen was die Franzosen bey währender Belägerung in den verstrickenen 1692 Jahr verübet, und wie sie endlich den 2. Januarii st.n. 1693 solche mit grossem Verlust wiederum verlassen

Die beängstigte und durch tapffere Gegenwehr vertheidigte Vestung Rhei...

Birds-eye view print shows Rheinfels castle on the opposite side of the Rhine river "Rhenus Fluvius" of the city of St. Goar, Germany under attack. Print also shows troop formations, cannons firing at Rhinefels... more

Wahre Proben, rühmlicher Tapferkeit gewiesen an den beeden See-Plätzen Dieppe und Havre de Grace Welche von der Englisch- und Holländischen Flotte unter dem Vice-Admiral Berckley Von Zeit dess 17. biss 31. Julii dieses 1694. Jahrs bombardirt, verbrand und ruiniret worden

Wahre Proben, rühmlicher Tapferkeit gewiesen an den beeden See-Plätzen...

Birds-eye view print presents two images. The upper image shows the harbor of Dieppe, France under fire from ships in the harbor. The lower image shows the fortified harbor of Havre de Grace [Le Havre], France ... more

Eigentliche Vorstellung und Beschreibung der durch die Engel. u. Holländische Flott bey Vigos in Gallicien eroberten Spanischen Gallionen und Frantzösischene Kriegs Schiffe, geschehen den 23. Oct. A. 1702

Eigentliche Vorstellung und Beschreibung der durch die Engel. u. Hollä...

Engraving shows large sailing ships heading into a bay. Explosions are depicted in some ships. On the ground are soldiers in formation, some men are in open boats or walking from the boats on a plank onto land.... more

Eigendtliche und warhaffte Vorstellung der Grossen See-Victori welche die Engell- und Holländische Flotte wider Franckreich erhalten

Eigendtliche und warhaffte Vorstellung der Grossen See-Victori welche ...

Engraving shows many ships in battle on choppy seas with smoke and flames coming from many damaged ships. Many sailors in open boats. In the distance, the city of Mallaga. Inset picture of the fortress at Gibra... more

Eigentliche Vorstellung der herrlichen Seeschlacht und grossen Victorie so am 24sten Augusti dieses 1704ten Jahres auff der Höhe vor Mallaga, von der Combinirten English-Holländischen Flotte gegen die Französische durch des gerechten Gottes Seegen und Beystand ist erfochten u. erhalten worden

Eigentliche Vorstellung der herrlichen Seeschlacht und grossen Victori...

Engraving shows many ships in battle on choppy seas with smoke and flames coming from many damaged ships. Many sailors in open boats. In the distance, the city of Mallaga. Above the battle is an angel holding t... more

Fürstllung der nach Gibraltar zum Entsatz bestimmten Französischen Flotte unter dem Admiral Pointy, wie Sie von dem Admiral Lacke aufgeschlagen worden den 24. Martii, Anno 1705

Fürstllung der nach Gibraltar zum Entsatz bestimmten Französischen Flo...

Engraving shows many ships in battle in the harbor near Gibraltar engaged at the end of the siege on March 24, 1705. Also shown is the harbor and fortress castle on the hill above the water. Includes key to des... more

Accurate und eigentliche Vorstellung der den 4. Augusti vorigen 1704ten Jahrs von denen Engel- und Hollandern eroberten Meer-Enge und Stadt Gibraltar Auch wie solche nachmals im Monat Novembris ejusdem Anni von denen Spaniern and Franzosen wieder belagert worden

Accurate und eigentliche Vorstellung der den 4. Augusti vorigen 1704te...

Birds-eye view print shows the city and Strait of Gibraltar as it is under attack from forces on land in August and November 1704. Also visible are ships in the harbor, watch towers, and a panorama view of the ... more

Das im vorig- und jetzigem Jahr von Spanisch- und Französischen Generalen gewaltig bestürmte und durch den Landgrafen von Hessen Darmstadt bisher grossmütig beschirmte Gibraltar 1705 d. 2 Aprilis

Das im vorig- und jetzigem Jahr von Spanisch- und Französischen Genera...

Birds-eye view print shows the harbor with many sailing ships and the rock of Gibraltar in the background during the siege in April 1705. In the left foreground stand two men with a larger group of men standing... more

Der Alliirten Schiff flotte

Der Alliirten Schiff flotte

Print shows a birds-eye view of ships in the harbor of Toulon, France during the battle of Toulon in 1707. Title from caption at bottom of print. Reference copy in LOT 4601, no. 233A. Illustration in: Hauslab A... more

A map of the world with ships DUKE & DUTCHESS' tract round it from 1708 to 1711, by Herman Moll, geographer

A map of the world with ships DUKE & DUTCHESS' tract round it from 170...

Engraving by Eman Bowen. Illus. in: Woodes Rogers, A Cruising Voyage Round the World, 1726, opp. title page. Reference copy may be in LOT 4701. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Capti... more

Capt. Avery and his crew taking one of the Great Mogul's ships

Capt. Avery and his crew taking one of the Great Mogul's ships

Capt. Avery standing, holding sword; battle between 2 ships in background. Engraving by W. Pritchard after William Telt. Illus. in: Charles Johnson, History of Most Famous Highway Men, 1734. Reference copy may ... more

The south prospect of the city of New York in America

The south prospect of the city of New York in America

Print shows the waterfront on the south side of New York City with ships and boats in the foreground; prominent features numbered, legend not included.

A view of the harbour & city of the Havana, taken from the hill near the road, between La Regla & Guanavacoa Vue du Port et de la ville de la Havane, prise de la Montagne près du Chemin entree la Regla et Guanavacoa = Vista del Puerto y Ciudad de la Havaná, desde el Monet inmediato al Camino entre la Regla y Guanavacoa / / W. Elliottt sculpt.

A view of the harbour & city of the Havana, taken from the hill near t...

Print showing various types of trees and shrubs, with a distant view of many ships in the harbor and of the city of Havana. Includes a numbered key showing: 1. The Cavanos; 2. The Morro; 3. Entrance of the Harb... more

A view of Charles Town the capital of South Carolina in North America Vue de Charles Town capitale de la Carolina du Sud dans l'Amérique Septentrionale engraved by C. Canot from an original painting of T. Mellish, in the collection of Mr. John Bowles

A view of Charles Town the capital of South Carolina in North America ...

Print shows ships in the harbor at Charleston, South Carolina, with distant view of the city in the background. Title from item. Printed for John Bowles at No. 13 in Cornhill, Robt. Sayer at No. 53 in Fleet Str... more

A view of Cape Rouge or Carouge, nine miles above the City of Quebec on the north shore of the river St. Laurence - from this place 1500 chosen troops at the break of day fell down the river on the ebb of tide to the place of landing 13 Sept. 1759 Vue de Cap Rouge vulgairement Carouge, a 9 miles au dessus de la ville de Québec - sur le bord septentrional de la riviere de St. Laurent - c'est de Carouge que 1500 himmes de troupes choisies descendirent avec la marée au lieu de debarquement 13 Sept. 1759 / / drawn on the spot by Capt. Hervey Smyth ; engraved by Peter Mazell.

A view of Cape Rouge or Carouge, nine miles above the City of Quebec o...

Print shows a ship on the Saint Lawrence River with a rowboat of troops disembarking at a point above the city of Québec. Title from item. Printed for John Bowles at No. 13 in Cornhill, Robert Sayer at No. 53 i... more

An east view of Montreal, in Canada Vue orientale de Montréal, en Canada / / drawn on the spot by Thomas Patten ; engraved by P. Canot.

An east view of Montreal, in Canada Vue orientale de Montréal, en Cana...

Print shows a view of Montréal from across the Saint Lawrence River, with ships in the foreground, and a legend identifying the General Hospital, the "Recollects," St. Sulpicius, the nunnery, the Jesuit's Churc... more

Vuë de la basse ville a Quebeck. Prospect von der untern stadt in Quebec gegen St. Laurenz fluss Vuë de la basse ville a Quebec vers le fleuve St. Laurent / / gravé par Francois Xav. Habermann.

Vuë de la basse ville a Quebeck. Prospect von der untern stadt in Queb...

Print shows the harbor at Québec, one ship at anchor, men working loading or unloading a boat, and merchandise on shore; an idealized view depicting Québec as a typical European city. Title from item (as charac... more

Boston, May 12,1774. Gentlemen. By the British parliament for blocking up the Harbour of Boston, with a fleet of ships of war, and preventing the entrance in, or exportation of, all sorts of merchandize, on penalty of forfeiture of the goods and

Boston, May 12,1774. Gentlemen. By the British parliament for blocking...

Positive Photostat.; Boston Port Act.; Not in Evans.; Not in Ford. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Colle... more

[A scene in the West Indies showing Natives on the beach with a British sailor and three large casks, and two ships in the harbor]

[A scene in the West Indies showing Natives on the beach with a Britis...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: The West-India atlas; or, A compendious description of the West-Indies: illustrated with 40 correct charts and maps, taken from actual surveys.... / Thomas Jefferys, G... more

[A plan of the attack of Fort Sulivan, near Charles Town in South Carolina by a squadron of His Majesty's ships on the 28th day of June 1776, with the disposition of the King's land forces and the encampments and entrenchments of the rebels, from the drawings made on the spot.

[A plan of the attack of Fort Sulivan, near Charles Town in South Caro...

Scale ca. 1:25,500. Title from engraved map published by Faden in 1776. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Includes inset "Plan of the platform in Sullivan's Fort." Annotated by Lt. Colonel Thos. James of ... more

A plan of the attack of Fort Sulivan, near Charles Town in South Carolina : by a squadron of His Majesty's ships, on the 28th of June 1776, with the disposition of the King's land forces, and the encampments and entrenchments of the rebels from the drawings made on the spot /

A plan of the attack of Fort Sulivan, near Charles Town in South Carol...

Scale ca. 1:26,200. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789 1545 British squadron represented pictorially. Inset: Plan of the platform in Sulivans Fort, by Lt. Colonel Thos. James of the ... more

Plan of part of the River Delaware from Chester to Philadelphia, in which is mark'd the position of His Majs. ships on the 15th. of November 1777. The obstructions to the navigation of the river, laid down by the rebels, are also mark'd.

Plan of part of the River Delaware from Chester to Philadelphia, in wh...

Scale ca. 1:30,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1366 Available also through the Library of ... more

The Phoenix and the Rose engaged by the enemy's fire ships and galleys on the 16 Augst. 1776 / engrav'd from the original picture by S. Serres from a sketch of Sir James Wallace's.

The Phoenix and the Rose engaged by the enemy's fire ships and galleys...

Print shows American ships attacking the British warships Phoenix and Rose on the Hudson River in New York. Title from item. Illus. in: The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Bri... more

[Views from offshore of Sable Island, Nova Scotia, with ships passing near shore]

[Views from offshore of Sable Island, Nova Scotia, with ships passing ...

Prints show distant views of Sable Island, Nova Scotia. Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Britain, by Joseph F.W. Des Barres, ....... more

A view of the town & harbour of Halifax, from Dartmouth shore

A view of the town & harbour of Halifax, from Dartmouth shore

Print shows ships in harbor at Halifax, Nova Scotia, with view of town in the distance. Title from item. Illus. in: The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Britain, by Joseph F.W.... more

[Views, some from offshore, of ships approaching various islands around and including Nova Scotia]

[Views, some from offshore, of ships approaching various islands aroun...

Prints show distant views of White Islands and Saint Mary Bay, Milford Haven on Chedabucto Bay, Port Bickerton, N.S., Beaver Harbor Bald Isle, Canso Cranberry Isle, Beaver Islands, and Nova Scotia. Title devise... more

United States Congress, August 1785, Record of Prize Ships Taken from 1775 to 1781
Congress of the United States: at the second session, begun and held at the City of New-York on Monday the fourth of January, one thousand seven hundred and ninety. An act imposing duties on the tonnage of ships or vessels.

Congress of the United States: at the second session, begun and held a...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 214, Folder 14a.

... An act to provide for the unlading of ships or vessles, in cases of obstruction by ice. [Philadelphia: Printed by Francis Childs and John Swaine, 1791.].

... An act to provide for the unlading of ships or vessles, in cases o...

Caption title: at head of title: Congress of the United States: at the third session, begun and held at the city of Philadelphia, on Monday the sixth of December, one thousand seven hundred and ninety.; Signed:... more

In Congress, March 26, 1794. Resolved by the Senate and House of representatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, That an embargo be laid on all ships and vessels in the ports of the United States, whether already cleared

In Congress, March 26, 1794. Resolved by the Senate and House of repre...

Signed: Frederick Augustus Muhlenberg, Speaker of the House of representatives. John Adams, Vice-President of the United States, and President of the Senate. Approved- March the twenty-sixth, 1794. Go: Washingt... more

... Resolved by the Senate and House of representatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, That an embargo be laid on all ships and vessels in the ports of the United States, whether already cleared out, or not, bound in any

... Resolved by the Senate and House of representatives of the United ...

Caption title: At head of title: Third Congress of the United States: at the first session, begun and held at the City of Philadelphia, in the state of Pennsylvania, on Monday, the second of December, one thous... more

Odoke sanjūroku kasen

Odoke sanjūroku kasen

Japanese prints shows eight scenes and text with various people and activities including Americans; ship; Japanese men tying a bundle, reading, fishing, and playing a game. Title from item. Mounted with no. 5a.... more

A perspective view of the loss of the U.S. frigate Philadelphia in which is represented her relative position to the Tripolitan gunboats ...

A perspective view of the loss of the U.S. frigate Philadelphia in whi...

Photograph shows Tripolitan gun boats firing on the U.S.S. Philadelphia and during the Tripolitan Wars, 1803. Title from item. Original engraving by Charles Denoon not in LC collection, which has only a blac... more

James Madison, 1804, Neutral Ships Cargoes and Law of Nations
[Plan of the town and harbor of Tripoli] /

[Plan of the town and harbor of Tripoli] /

Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by fathoms. Sketch map showing the positions of the labeled vessels of the United States squadron. Pen-and-ink and watercolor on 3 sheets pasted together, sectioned in 3 a... more

American commerce in Flames! Americans! See the execution of Bonaparte's orders to burn, sink, and destroy your ships! [Cuts] American! Look on this picture! Read the transactions on which it is founded; and then vote for Sullivan, or any other

American commerce in Flames! Americans! See the execution of Bonaparte...

Positive Photostat.; Political campaign.; Anti-Sullivan poster. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printe... more

Tsuru kame to takarabune

Tsuru kame to takarabune

Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Format: full Obosho Nishikie Surimono, folded. Surimono for the celebration of cutting the long slee... more

[View of Charleston, South Carolina, perhaps looking southwest, showing ships, sailboats, and five men in a  rowboat]

[View of Charleston, South Carolina, perhaps looking southwest, showin...

Title devised by Library staff. Preliminary sketches of human figures on verso. Includes a remarque at lower left center of sheet showing the figure of a man in a rowboat. Watermark: AMIES. Philadelphia Print S... more

[View of Charleston, South Carolina, perhaps coming down the Cooper River, showing ships, rowboats, and canoes on the water]

[View of Charleston, South Carolina, perhaps coming down the Cooper Ri...

Title devised by Library staff. Watermark: AMIES. Philadelphia Print Shop Inventory, no. 93. (DLC/PP-1995:140.93). Forms part of: John Rubens Smith collection (Library of Congress).

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

Proposals for insuring houses, buildings, stores, ships in harbour, and on the stocks, goods, wares, and merchandize, from loss or damage by fire ... Middletown, October 1, 1813.

Proposals for insuring houses, buildings, stores, ships in harbour, an...

Insurance.; Imprint 2. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 5, Folder 9.

Ship United States

Ship United States

Detail drawing showing how the hull of the USS United States, under the command of Stephen Decatur, sails in the water.

The troops disembarking to attack Fort Oswego, under the command of Genl. Drummond and Sir T. Yeo, Lake Ontario, May the 6th 1814 / / By Capt. Steele. 2d. Battn. Royal Marines

The troops disembarking to attack Fort Oswego, under the command of Ge...

Seascape drawing shows British sailors leaving their ships and rowing toward Fort Oswego on Lake Ontario during the War of 1812. The 2nd battalion of the Royal Marines, under Lieutenant General Sir George Gordo... more

[Seascape with ships]

[Seascape with ships]

Title from finding aid. Includes detailed notations about colors; also dated 15 July 1816. Unpublished finding aid, Drawings of Jamaica by William Berryman, available in LC Prints & Photographs Reading Room.

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

Hagoita to takarabune

Hagoita to takarabune

Print shows two boys towing a wagon carrying a model ship filled with toys and/or treasures past a woman standing nearby. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print spec... more

Tokei to takarabune no kakejiku

Tokei to takarabune no kakejiku

Print shows a painting of a ship on a scroll or wall hanging and the face of a clock on a wooden box. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006... more

View of Philadelphia as seen from top of Great Ship House, Augt. 1829 / Smith, John R.

View of Philadelphia as seen from top of Great Ship House, Augt. 1829 ...

(DLC/PP-1996:023.12) Notations below, above and within image identify types of ships and places. Philadelphia Print Shop Inventory no. 152. Title from item. Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection (Library o... more

Three

Three

Print shows many bank note vignettes depicting male and female figures as allegorical images representing commerce, industy, and the arts, also ships and ship building, farm and pioneer life, portraits, and num... more

The National barber

The National barber

Print shows a sailor, identitied elsewhere as Samuel W. Dewey, having sawn the head of Andrew Jackson off the figurehead of the U.S.S. Constitution, passes it to another sailor awaiting in a rowboat alongside t... more

H. R. 174. December 22, 1837 ... A bill to provide compensation to James Barron for the use of his invention called "A ventilator of ships." [Washington, 1837].

H. R. 174. December 22, 1837 ... A bill to provide compensation to Jam...

25th Congress, 2d session. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 231, Folder 17.

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