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The head of a slave sent by Hanzal to murder 'Alî floats by the instigator of the assassination attempt.

Life of the Prophet Muhammad written at the order of the Mamluk sultan al-Mansûr 'Alâ' al-Dîn 'Alî (d. 778/1376). The work was first illustrated during the reign of the Ottoman sultan Murâd III.

Four brothers who live in Medina and who have been converted to Islam attempt to convert their pagan father.

Life of the Prophet Muhammad written at the order of the Mamluk sultan al-Mansûr 'Alâ' al-Dîn 'Alî (d. 778/1376). The work was first illustrated during the reign of the Ottoman sultan Murâd III.

William Shakespeare from "[An attempt to ascertain the order in which the plays attributed to Shakespeare were written.]"

This image has been taken from scan 000194 from "[An attempt to ascertain the order in which the plays attributed to Shakespeare were written.]". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated fr... more

William Shakespeare from "[An attempt to ascertain the order in which the plays attributed to Shakespeare were written.]"

This image has been taken from scan 000219 from "[An attempt to ascertain the order in which the plays attributed to Shakespeare were written.]". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated fr... more

The Hibernian attempt

Print shows George III sitting on a throne with Edward Thurlow and William Pitt standing next to him; he is wearing half a crown on his head, on the left, an African wearing a feathered headdress and holding a ... more

William Shakespeare from "[An attempt to ascertain the order in which the plays attributed to Shakespeare were written.]"

This image has been taken from scan 000010 from "[An attempt to ascertain the order in which the plays attributed to Shakespeare were written.]". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated fr... more

Noah's Ark improved, or an attempt to land in the teeth of the wind

A British satire on Charles Stanhope's Toleration Bill of 1789 which was an attempt to remove the yoke of religious obligations on persons seeking public office (cf. Test and Corporation Acts). Despite the fact... more

The hambug or An attempt at tragedy, with the Jordan [struck through and replaced by] Joram Upsett

"The stage of (Drury Lane) theatre, showing the box of the Prince of Wales (right) (the stage-box on the level of the stage), with the lower part of the box immediately above it. Mrs. Jordan, sinking back as if... more

map from "Memorials of Barnstaple; being an attempt to supply the want of a history of that ancient borough"

This image has been taken from scan 000020 from "Memorials of Barnstaple; being an attempt to supply the want of a history of that ancient borough". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated... more

map from "Memorials of Barnstaple; being an attempt to supply the want of a history of that ancient borough"

This image has been taken from scan 000021 from "Memorials of Barnstaple; being an attempt to supply the want of a history of that ancient borough". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated... more

Europe from "[Principles of Geology, being an attempt to explain the former changes of the earth's surface, by reference to causes now in operation.]"

This image has been taken from scan 000252 from volume 01 of "[Principles of Geology, being an attempt to explain the former changes of the earth's surface, by reference to causes now in operation.]". The title... more

map from "[Principles of Geology, being an attempt to explain the former changes of the earth's surface, by reference to causes now in operation.]"

This image has been taken from scan 000173 from volume 02 of "[Principles of Geology, being an attempt to explain the former changes of the earth's surface, by reference to causes now in operation.]". The title... more

map from "[Principles of Geology, being an attempt to explain the former changes of the earth's surface, by reference to causes now in operation.]"

This image has been taken from scan 000105 from volume 02 of "[Principles of Geology, being an attempt to explain the former changes of the earth's surface, by reference to causes now in operation.]". The title... more

volcano from "[Principles of Geology, being an attempt to explain the former changes of the earth's surface, by reference to causes now in operation.]"

This image has been taken from scan 000185 from volume 02 of "[Principles of Geology, being an attempt to explain the former changes of the earth's surface, by reference to causes now in operation.]". The title... more

Lake of Sindree from "[Principles of Geology, being an attempt to explain the former changes of the earth's surface, by reference to causes now in operation.]"

This image has been taken from scan 000337 from volume 02 of "[Principles of Geology, being an attempt to explain the former changes of the earth's surface, by reference to causes now in operation.]". The title... more

flora from "[Principles of Geology, being an attempt to explain the former changes of the earth's surface, by reference to causes now in operation.]"

This image has been taken from scan 000372 from volume 03 of "[Principles of Geology, being an attempt to explain the former changes of the earth's surface, by reference to causes now in operation.]". The title... more

map from "[Principles of Geology, being an attempt to explain the former changes of the earth's surface, by reference to causes now in operation.]"

This image has been taken from scan 000359 from volume 02 of "[Principles of Geology, being an attempt to explain the former changes of the earth's surface, by reference to causes now in operation.]". The title... more

map from "[Principles of Geology, being an attempt to explain the former changes of the earth's surface, by reference to causes now in operation.]"

This image has been taken from scan 000328 from volume 02 of "[Principles of Geology, being an attempt to explain the former changes of the earth's surface, by reference to causes now in operation.]". The title... more

map from "[Principles of Geology, being an attempt to explain the former changes of the earth's surface, by reference to causes now in operation.]"

This image has been taken from scan 000227 from volume 01 of "[Principles of Geology, being an attempt to explain the former changes of the earth's surface, by reference to causes now in operation.]". The title... more

igneous rock from "[Principles of Geology, being an attempt to explain the former changes of the earth's surface, by reference to causes now in operation.]"

This image has been taken from scan 000061 from volume 02 of "[Principles of Geology, being an attempt to explain the former changes of the earth's surface, by reference to causes now in operation.]". The title... more

map from "[Principles of Geology, being an attempt to explain the former changes of the earth's surface, by reference to causes now in operation.]"

This image has been taken from scan 000326 from volume 02 of "[Principles of Geology, being an attempt to explain the former changes of the earth's surface, by reference to causes now in operation.]". The title... more

map from "[Principles of Geology, being an attempt to explain the former changes of the earth's surface, by reference to causes now in operation.]"

This image has been taken from scan 000153 from volume 02 of "[Principles of Geology, being an attempt to explain the former changes of the earth's surface, by reference to causes now in operation.]". The title... more

Sicily from "[Principles of Geology, being an attempt to explain the former changes of the earth's surface, by reference to causes now in operation.]"

This image has been taken from scan 000257 from volume 02 of "[Principles of Geology, being an attempt to explain the former changes of the earth's surface, by reference to causes now in operation.]". The title... more

geyser from "[Principles of Geology, being an attempt to explain the former changes of the earth's surface, by reference to causes now in operation.]"

This image has been taken from scan 000500 from volume 02 of "[Principles of Geology, being an attempt to explain the former changes of the earth's surface, by reference to causes now in operation.]". The title... more

map from "[Principles of Geology, being an attempt to explain the former changes of the earth's surface, by reference to causes now in operation.]"

This image has been taken from scan 000179 from volume 01 of "[Principles of Geology, being an attempt to explain the former changes of the earth's surface, by reference to causes now in operation.]". The title... more

map from "[Principles of Geology, being an attempt to explain the former changes of the earth's surface, by reference to causes now in operation.]"

This image has been taken from scan 000440 from volume 02 of "[Principles of Geology, being an attempt to explain the former changes of the earth's surface, by reference to causes now in operation.]". The title... more

map from "An Attempt to present the Claims of Long Lake to the consideration of all those who are in search after good land at a low price. [With a map.]"

This image has been taken from scan 000043 from "An Attempt to present the Claims of Long Lake to the consideration of all those who are in search after good land at a low price. [With a map.]". The title and s... more

map from "An Account of two remarkable trains of Angular Erratic Blocks, in Berkshire, Massachusetts, with an attempt at an explanation of the phenomena"

This image has been taken from scan 000010 from "An Account of two remarkable trains of Angular Erratic Blocks, in Berkshire, Massachusetts, with an attempt at an explanation of the phenomena". The title and su... more

Forward Deck of the Great Eastern Cleared for the First Attempt to Grapple for the Lost Cable, August 11th, 1865

One of the 19th century's great technological achievements was to lay a telegraphic cable beneath the Atlantic, allowing messages to speed back and forth between North America and Europe in minutes, rather than... more

map from "The Mishmee Hills. An account of a journey made in an attempt to penetrate Thibet from Assam to open new routes for commerce. [With maps and plates.]"

This image has been taken from scan 000016 from "The Mishmee Hills. An account of a journey made in an attempt to penetrate Thibet from Assam to open new routes for commerce. [With maps and plates.]". The title... more

scanned image from "The Mishmee Hills. An account of a journey made in an attempt to penetrate Thibet from Assam to open new routes for commerce. [With maps and plates.]"

This image has been taken from scan 000178 from "The Mishmee Hills. An account of a journey made in an attempt to penetrate Thibet from Assam to open new routes for commerce. [With maps and plates.]". The title... more

scanned image from "The Mishmee Hills. An account of a journey made in an attempt to penetrate Thibet from Assam to open new routes for commerce. [With maps and plates.]"

This image has been taken from scan 000006 from "The Mishmee Hills. An account of a journey made in an attempt to penetrate Thibet from Assam to open new routes for commerce. [With maps and plates.]". The title... more

An appalling attempt to muzzle the watch-dog of science / F. Graetz.

Illustration shows Herbert Spencer as a statue of a large dog at the entrance to a public building emitting rays of light labeled "Science"; many diminutive men, wearing oversized top hats, scamper about with l... more

A desperate attempt to solve the mormon question / J.K.

Illustration shows a four panel cartoon where four Puck cartoonists each take a panel in an effort to solve the issue of Mormonism; clockwise from bottom left, captioned, "I imagine it must be a perfect paradis... more

A desperate attempt to solve the Mormon question / Mayer, Merkel & Ottmann, lith.

Composite of four caricatures on Mormonism by Gillam, Keppler, Opper, and Graetz.

map from "How the City of Norwich grew into shape: being an attempt to trace out the topographical history of the city ... from primitive times till its enclosure with a wall in the thirteenth century. To which is added a short description of its municipal divisions at various times. Illustrated by ... maps"

This image has been taken from scan 000090 from "How the City of Norwich grew into shape: being an attempt to trace out the topographical history of the city ... from primitive times till its enclosure with a w... more

map from "How the City of Norwich grew into shape: being an attempt to trace out the topographical history of the city ... from primitive times till its enclosure with a wall in the thirteenth century. To which is added a short description of its municipal divisions at various times. Illustrated by ... maps"

This image has been taken from scan 000032 from "How the City of Norwich grew into shape: being an attempt to trace out the topographical history of the city ... from primitive times till its enclosure with a w... more

map from "How the City of Norwich grew into shape: being an attempt to trace out the topographical history of the city ... from primitive times till its enclosure with a wall in the thirteenth century. To which is added a short description of its municipal divisions at various times. Illustrated by ... maps"

This image has been taken from scan 000065 from "How the City of Norwich grew into shape: being an attempt to trace out the topographical history of the city ... from primitive times till its enclosure with a w... more

map from "How the City of Norwich grew into shape: being an attempt to trace out the topographical history of the city ... from primitive times till its enclosure with a wall in the thirteenth century. To which is added a short description of its municipal divisions at various times. Illustrated by ... maps"

This image has been taken from scan 000046 from "How the City of Norwich grew into shape: being an attempt to trace out the topographical history of the city ... from primitive times till its enclosure with a w... more

map from "How the City of Norwich grew into shape: being an attempt to trace out the topographical history of the city ... from primitive times till its enclosure with a wall in the thirteenth century. To which is added a short description of its municipal divisions at various times. Illustrated by ... maps"

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Her first attempt

Woman holding iron and looking at man in trousers creased on sides.

Earthquake of 1908, Messina, Italy: A poor woman's attempt to shelter her family

Woman with 3 small children in front of very small, humble, A-frame dwelling.

Photograph of Attempt to Dislodge a Tree by Using a Horse

Original caption: Attempting to dislodge a tree by using a horse or a team to pull the three away from the one that is lodged. Historic Photographs