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[Images showing a shipwreck and people in a boat sailing toward the wreck]

[Images showing a shipwreck and people in a boat sailing toward the wr...

Illus. opposite p. 10. Illus. in: Bontekoe, Willem Ysbrandsz. Ovrnael ofte gedenckwaerdige beschrijvinghe vande Oost-Indische reyse..., Hoorn : Ghedruckt by I. Willemsz, 1646. "No. 2" upper right corner. This r... more

... An act to extend the term of credit for teas imported in the ship Argonaut; and to permit the export of goods saved out of the wreck of the snow Freelove ... Followed by An act for the relief of John Robbe. [Philadelphia: Printed by Childs a

... An act to extend the term of credit for teas imported in the ship ...

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 thousa... more

The wreck at sea

The wreck at sea

Print shows four men on wrecked boat being rescued by men in rowboat. Engraving by J.B. Neagle. Drawing by T. Birch. Illus. in: The Token and Atlantic Souvenir..., 1836, oppos. p. 151. Ref. copy may be in SSF (... more

Disasters of 60 days : Wreck of Steamship Tennessee, Indian Cove, March 6th, 1853 ; Wreck & burning of the steamer Independence on the island of Margarita, Feby. 16th, 1853. 150 lives lost ; Collapse of flue on board Jenny Lind off San Francisquito, April 11th, 1853, 50 lives lost ; Wreck of propellor steamship S.S. Lewis, Duxburg Reef, April 9th, 1853 / / Lith. & pubh. by Britton & Rey, cr. California & Montgomery St., San Francisco.

Disasters of 60 days : Wreck of Steamship Tennessee, Indian Cove, Marc...

Pictorial lettersheet shows four images of shipwrecks on one page plus two vignettes of (top) a shepherdess and a bear and (center) Explosion R.K. Page Nicolaus, Feather River, March 21th, 1853; with attached b... more

Wreck & burning of the steamer Independence on the island of Margarita, February 16th, 1853 ; 150 lives lost / / From the sketch of Mr. Cross, passenger ; Lith. & publd. by Britton & Rey, S. Fco.

Wreck & burning of the steamer Independence on the island of Margarita...

Pictorial lettersheet shows rescue attempts being made on burning and sinking ship; with attached blank leaf. Title from item. Baird, California pictorial letter sheets, no. 337. Accession box no. DLC/PP-2011:179.16

The wreck on the Goodwin Sands

The wreck on the Goodwin Sands

Illustration of a shipwrecked man and woman clinging to a wooden frame, as men in a ship attempt to rescue them. No copyright information found with item. Signed in plate, lower center: George Cruikshank. Title... more

Wreck of U.S. gunboat Indianola - Mississippi River Fleet

Wreck of U.S. gunboat Indianola - Mississippi River Fleet

No. 3117. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Remains of wreck on the track, ready for transportation to Alexandria.  This train was thrown from the track by the Rebels

Remains of wreck on the track, ready for transportation to Alexandria....

Photograph shows the remains of a train derailed in battle returning to Alexandria by train. Title from item. Published in: Russell's Civil War photographs : 116 historic prints / by Andrew J. Russell ; with a ... more

Wreck of Blakely gun on the Frazer's wharf, Charleston, S.C.

Wreck of Blakely gun on the Frazer's wharf, Charleston, S.C.

Civil War Photograph Collection (Library of Congress). No. 3088.

Three gun battery on "The Battery," Charleston, S.C.--The gun in distance was taken from the wreck of the U.S. Ironclad Keokuk

Three gun battery on "The Battery," Charleston, S.C.--The gun in dista...

Civil War Photograph Collection (Library of Congress). No. 3068.

Wreck of the large Blakely Gun, on the Battery, Charleston, S.C.

Wreck of the large Blakely Gun, on the Battery, Charleston, S.C.

Stereograph showing remains of wrecked Blakely gun, facing the coastline. Part of series: The War for the Union. Photographic History. Title from item. Hand written on verso: Miller, vol. V, p. 121. Copyright b... more

Wreck of schooner JOSEPHINE WOOLCOT, Mendocino City--looking West.

Wreck of schooner JOSEPHINE WOOLCOT, Mendocino City--looking West.

The Library holds only one photo from a pair published as a stereographic view. Gems of California scenery, no. 1186. LOT subdivision subject: Ships and River Steamers. This record contains unverified old data ... more

Nova Scotia - loss of the steamship "Atlantic" - scenes and incidents during and after the wreck [4-1-1873] [3 cuts - "the fisherman Clancy and his daughter administering to ... shipwrecked people; fishermen's boats going to the wreck; ... survivors at Halifax"]

Nova Scotia - loss of the steamship "Atlantic" - scenes and incidents ...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 36, no. 916 (1873 Apr. 19), p. 93.

Photographic view of the wreck of the bridge and train of cars crossing Big Walnut near Sunbury, Ohio

Photographic view of the wreck of the bridge and train of cars crossin...

Photograph shows a railroad car trapped within a partially collapsed bridge in the water. O. Carter, photographer. Title from item.

U.S. Reports: United States v. Phelps, 107 U.S. 320 (1883)

U.S. Reports: United States v. Phelps, 107 U.S. 320 (1883)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 107; October Term, 1882; United States v. Phelps

The Sunken steamship "Oregon."--vessels of the Merritt Wrecking Company picking up mail-pouches, baggage, etc., from the wreck / from a sketch by a staff artist.

The Sunken steamship "Oregon."--vessels of the Merritt Wrecking Compan...

Crews of the Rescue and the Edwin Post salvaging the steamship Oregon.

Chatsworth horror--The wreck, looking east, Aug. 11, 1887

Chatsworth horror--The wreck, looking east, Aug. 11, 1887

Wreck of railroad train. 22940S U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by T.S. Johnson, Pullman, Ills.

The Wreck on the Baltimore and Ohio Road, Washington, D.C. - from a photograph by Bell

The Wreck on the Baltimore and Ohio Road, Washington, D.C. - from a ph...

Print shows a train wreck. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 31, no. 1601 (1887 Aug. 27), p. 608. Title from item.

[C H & D (i.e., Cincinnati, Hamilton, and Dayton) train wreck below Dayton, Ohio]

[C H & D (i.e., Cincinnati, Hamilton, and Dayton) train wreck below Da...

Title from reference print. Attributed to Wilbur and/or Orville Wright. Reference copy in LOT 11512. Forms part of: Glass negatives from the Papers of Wilbur and Orville Wright.

Wreck of the MAINE - divers coming up to report

Wreck of the MAINE - divers coming up to report

22248 U.S. Copyright Office Stereo by Griffith & Griffith. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Photog. I.; US Hist. War of 1898; Ships US Govt.; Cuba Havana; Shelf.

MAINE wreck, forward looking aft - Spanish divers at work - Havana Harbor

MAINE wreck, forward looking aft - Spanish divers at work - Havana Har...

25541 U.S. Copyright Office Stereo copyrighted by Strohmeyer & Wyman. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: US Hist. War of 1898; Cuba Havana; Ships US Govt.; Shelf.

Wreck of the "Vizcaya" /

Wreck of the "Vizcaya" /

Spanish armored cruiser Vizcaya was destroyed by the U.S. Navy on July 4, 1898, while trying to escape a blockade of Santiago Bay in Cuba during the Spanish-American War. "This is a wonderfully impressive pictu... more

Wreck of the "Maine."--Divers

Wreck of the "Maine."--Divers

22249 U.S. Copyright Office. No. 1450. Sold only by Griffith & Griffith. American and Foreign Views.

Wreck of the "Maine." First day of the divers

Wreck of the "Maine." First day of the divers

Divers on wreckage of the Maine. 22250 U.S. Copyright Office. No. 1451.

Wreck of the "Maine."--Divers going down

Wreck of the "Maine."--Divers going down

22234 U.S. Copyright Office. No. 1449. Sold only by Griffith & Griffith. American and Foreign Views.

American divers at work,-coming up-"Maine" wreck, Havana Harbor

American divers at work,-coming up-"Maine" wreck, Havana Harbor

25559 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Strohmeyer & Wyman.

Wreck of the battleship "Maine" /

Wreck of the battleship "Maine" /

"Taken in Havana Harbor from a moving launch, and shows the wreck of the "Maine" surrounded by wrecking boats and other vessels. The warped and twisted remains show how thoroughly this immense mass of iron and ... more

[Crumpled glider wrecked by the wind on Hill of the Wreck (named after a shipwreck)]

[Crumpled glider wrecked by the wind on Hill of the Wreck (named after...

Title from: Wilbur & Orville Wright, pictorial materials: a documentary guide / Arthur G. Renstrom. Washington: Library of Congress, 1982, p. 48. Attributed to Wilbur and/or Orville Wright. Reference copy in LO... more

Trying to float the old wreck / J.S. Pughe.

Trying to float the old wreck / J.S. Pughe.

Illustration shows William Jennings Bryan, standing in the "Presidential Sea", pulling on a rope tied to a shipwreck labeled "Democracy" which was "Stranded 1896" on rocks labeled "16 to 1", "Bryanism", and "Bo... more

"Maine" wreck, Havana Harbor, W. to Custom House (with tower, on right), Cuba

"Maine" wreck, Havana Harbor, W. to Custom House (with tower, on right...

H32512 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Underwood & Underwood.

Wreck of O. R. & N. at Meacham Creek #2

Wreck of O. R. & N. at Meacham Creek #2

Photograph shows snow covered railroad tracks and the lead car of an overturned train stuck in an icy pond; a passenger car is hitched to an Oregon Railway and Navigation Company crane. W. S. Bowman (possibly t... more

San Francisco earthquake, 1906: Curious wreck of Steiner St. Catholic Church

San Francisco earthquake, 1906: Curious wreck of Steiner St. Catholic ...

Stereo copyrighted by H.C. White Co. No. 8715. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Ca. SF Streets; Churches SF; Ca. SF; Photog. Index; Shelf.

End view of the magnificent City Hall, showing wreck caused by the fire and earthquake, San Francisco, Calif. Disaster

End view of the magnificent City Hall, showing wreck caused by the fir...

Artist seated in rubble, painting scene. Stereo copyrighted by R.E. Steele. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Photog. Index; Artists at work; Ca. SF Earthquake; Shelf.

[Wreck of German airhsip]

[Wreck of German airhsip]

Title and other information transcribed from unverified, old caption card data and item, with subsequent revisions. George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress). Caption card tracings: Airships 1908; A... more

Auto wreck
Wreck between Eddy and Weeksville, Montana on the Northern Pacific Railroad

Wreck between Eddy and Weeksville, Montana on the Northern Pacific Rai...

Photograph shows a general view of a few men standing next to derailed railroad cars near a body of water and mountains in the background.

Wreck between Eddy and Weeksville, Montana on the Northern Pacific Railroad

Wreck between Eddy and Weeksville, Montana on the Northern Pacific Rai...

Photograph shows general view of several men, many holding shovels and pick axes, standing next to derailed railroad cars near a body of water and snow covered mountains in the background. Copyright 1910 by Edw... more

Wreck on the CM & PSRY [Chicago, Milwaukee & Puget Sound Railway], May 30, 1911, near Marengo, Wash.

Wreck on the CM & PSRY [Chicago, Milwaukee & Puget Sound Railway], May...

Photograph shows the severe damage and wreckage of tangled passenger cars from the Chicago, Milwaukee & Puget Sound Railway Company; a man stands on top of one of the overturned passenger cars; a crane is in t... more

Wreck of the U.S.S. Maine, June 16th, 1911

Wreck of the U.S.S. Maine, June 16th, 1911

J158091 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright deposit; American Photo Co.; July 26, 1911; DLC/PP-1911:44316. Copyright claimant's address: Havana, Cuba. No. B.

Wreck of the U.S.S. Maine, July 21st, 1911

Wreck of the U.S.S. Maine, July 21st, 1911

J158249 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright deposit; American Photo Co.; July 26, 1911. Copyright claimant's address: Havana, Cuba. No. H.