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[Mobile tank-like fortress in the shape of a dragon]

[Mobile tank-like fortress in the shape of a dragon]

[Mechanical device for scaling towers]

[Mechanical device for scaling towers]

[Portable siege ladder]

[Portable siege ladder]

[Telescoping siege machine]

[Telescoping siege machine]

[Underwater breathing apparatus]

[Underwater breathing apparatus]

[Air mattress made from animal skins]

[Air mattress made from animal skins]

[Cannons shooting fire tubes to frighten charging cavalry troops who are shown retreating]

[Cannons shooting fire tubes to frighten charging cavalry troops who are shown retreating]

[Illustration of ballistics showing cannon with Tartaglia's gun quadrant to measure its angle of elevation; and surrounding text]

[Illustration of ballistics showing cannon with Tartaglia's gun quadrant to measure its angle of elevation; and surrounding text]

Exemplum balistæ quadrirotis

Exemplum balistæ quadrirotis

Expositio thoracomachi

Expositio thoracomachi

[Apparatus for shooting large arrows]

[Apparatus for shooting large arrows]

[Title page to manual on military discipline for proper conduct during use of artillery]

[Title page to manual on military discipline for proper conduct during use of artillery]

Chandelier, is a wooden frame, whereon are laid fascines or faggots, to cover the workmen while carrying on the approaches

Chandelier, is a wooden frame, whereon are laid fascines or faggots, to cover the workmen while carrying on the approaches

Hurdles, or clayes, made of branches or twigs, closely nterwoven, are about five or six feet long, and three, or three and a half broad

Hurdles, or clayes, made of branches or twigs, closely nterwoven, are about five or six feet long, and three, or three and a half broad

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

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

Cheveaux de-frize, large joints or beams, stuck full of wooden pins, armed with iron, to stop breaches, or to secure a passage of a camp against the enemy's cavalry

Cheveaux de-frize, large joints or beams, stuck full of wooden pins, armed with iron, to stop breaches, or to secure a passage of a camp against the enemy's cavalry

Petard, a brass pot fixed upon a strong square plank, which has an iron hook to fix it against a gate or palisades

Petard, a brass pot fixed upon a strong square plank, which has an iron hook to fix it against a gate or palisades

Gabion, a cylinder basket, open at both ends, about three feet wide, and as much in height

Gabion, a cylinder basket, open at both ends, about three feet wide, and as much in height

Elevation of a truck-carriage [and] plan of a truck carriage

Elevation of a truck-carriage [and] plan of a truck carriage

[Tools necessary to prove and load guns]

[Tools necessary to prove and load guns]

Elevation of a sling cart [and] plan of a sling cart

Elevation of a sling cart [and] plan of a sling cart

Amunition waggon

Amunition waggon

Elevation of a powder cart [and] plan of a powder cart

Elevation of a powder cart [and] plan of a powder cart

Gin - engine for drawing the fuzes out of the shell - box with grapeshot - section of a petard

Gin - engine for drawing the fuzes out of the shell - box with grapeshot - section of a petard

Pontoon carriage

Pontoon carriage

[Types of early renaissance cannon]

[Types of early renaissance cannon]

Battle of New Orleans, Jan. 8th 1814 [i.e., 1815]

Battle of New Orleans, Jan. 8th 1814 [i.e., 1815]

The death of locofocoism

The death of locofocoism

A political movement

A political movement

The Secretary of War presenting a stand of colours to the 1st Regiment of Republican bloodhounds

The Secretary of War presenting a stand of colours to the 1st Regiment of Republican bloodhounds

A bivouack in safety or Florida troops preventing a surprise

A bivouack in safety or Florida troops preventing a surprise

The new era or the effects of a standing army

The new era or the effects of a standing army

[Fortresses designed to enable defense against attack from any direction]

[Fortresses designed to enable defense against attack from any direction]

Town & country making another drive at the great question.--No go!!

Town & country making another drive at the great question.--No go!!

Hunting Indians in Florida with blood hounds

Hunting Indians in Florida with blood hounds

Grand Presidential sweep-stakes for 1849

Grand Presidential sweep-stakes for 1849

The day after the fair

The day after the fair

Kai chao jing zhong jun shi Gan wang hong bao zhi

Kai chao jing zhong jun shi Gan wang hong bao zhi

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Kai chao jing zhong jun shi Gan wang hong bao zhi

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Kai chao jing zhong jun shi Gan wang hong bao zhi

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Kai chao jing zhong jun shi Gan wang hong bao zhi

Kai chao jing zhong jun shi Gan wang hong bao zhi

Kai chao jing zhong jun shi Gan wang hong bao zhi

Kai chao jing zhong jun shi Gan wang hong bao zhi

Kai chao jing zhong jun shi Gan wang hong bao zhi

Kai chao jing zhong jun shi Gan wang hong bao zhi

Kai chao jing zhong jun shi Gan wang hong bao zhi

Kai chao jing zhong jun shi Gan wang hong bao zhi

Kai chao jing zhong jun shi Gan wang hong bao zhi

Kai chao jing zhong jun shi Gan wang hong bao zhi

[Bow, arrows, and quiver, also arrowheads and armband]

[Bow, arrows, and quiver, also arrowheads and armband]

[Typical bow used by a samurai]

[Typical bow used by a samurai]

[Pikes or halberds and staffs]

[Pikes or halberds and staffs]

[Samurai on horseback, wearing armor and horned helmet, carrying bow and arrows]

[Samurai on horseback, wearing armor and horned helmet, carrying bow and arrows]

[Warrior, full-length, facing left, with bow drawn, about to shoot an arrow at a target]

[Warrior, full-length, facing left, with bow drawn, about to shoot an arrow at a target]

[Swords and scabbards, banners and standards]

[Swords and scabbards, banners and standards]

[Two images (top): shash and attachments for uniforms; (bottom): batons or ceremonial staffs]

[Two images (top): shash and attachments for uniforms; (bottom): batons or ceremonial staffs]

[Front and back view of uniform and armor for samurai]

[Front and back view of uniform and armor for samurai]

[Hand-held mace?]

[Hand-held mace?]

[Crossbow with projectile and swords with scabbards]

[Crossbow with projectile and swords with scabbards]

[Two hand-held fans, one with circular design]

[Two hand-held fans, one with circular design]

[Samurai, standing, facing left, wearing armor and holding a bow, also has arrows and a sword]

[Samurai, standing, facing left, wearing armor and holding a bow, also has arrows and a sword]

[Warrior, full-length, facing left, with bow, arrows, and sword]

[Warrior, full-length, facing left, with bow, arrows, and sword]

[Profile view of a cannon]

[Profile view of a cannon]

[Warrior, full-length, facing left, with bow drawn, about to shoot an arrow, includes several types of targets]

[Warrior, full-length, facing left, with bow drawn, about to shoot an arrow, includes several types of targets]

[Two crossbow designs]

[Two crossbow designs]

[Hand-held folding fan with circular design]

[Hand-held folding fan with circular design]

Arbuckle Bros. Coffee Co.

Arbuckle Bros. Coffee Co.

[Reproduction of page from notebook of Leonardo da Vinci showing giant crossbow]

[Reproduction of page from notebook of Leonardo da Vinci showing giant crossbow]

Close-up of bactrian camel caravan on the Amur River

Close-up of bactrian camel caravan on the Amur River

[Bactrian camels of a military caravan on the Amur River]

[Bactrian camels of a military caravan on the Amur River]

Bactrian camel caravan on the Amur

Bactrian camel caravan on the Amur

Close-up of bactrian camel on the Amur

Close-up of bactrian camel on the Amur

Bactrian camels of a military caravan on the Amur River, near view

Bactrian camels of a military caravan on the Amur River, near view

Bactrian camels of a military caravan on the Amur River, distant view

Bactrian camels of a military caravan on the Amur River, distant view

A good beginning / Keppler.

A good beginning / Keppler.

[Smoking monster engine destroying town]

[Smoking monster engine destroying town]

Lt. Ronald P. "Rip" Gift and Other Pilots in the Ready Room of USS Monterey CVL-26

Lt. Ronald P. "Rip" Gift and Other Pilots in the Ready Room of USS Monterey CVL-26

Navy Photographer Captain Ed. J. Steichen on Iwo Jima

Navy Photographer Captain Ed. J. Steichen on Iwo Jima

Signal Station, Latrine, Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, VI

Signal Station, Latrine, Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, VI

British Barracks Complex, Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, VI

British Barracks Complex, Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, VI

Frankford Arsenal, Building No. 24, North side of Mordecai Road, west of Mellon Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA

Frankford Arsenal, Building No. 24, North side of Mordecai Road, west of Mellon Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA

Fort Lowell, Summer Kitchen, Fort Lowell Road Vicinity, Tucson, Pima County, AZ

Fort Lowell, Summer Kitchen, Fort Lowell Road Vicinity, Tucson, Pima County, AZ