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[Battleships performing naval maneuvers in the 18th century]

[Battleships performing naval maneuvers in the 18th century]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Naval evolutions: or, a system of sea-discipline, .... London : Printed for W. Johnston, 1762. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western technol... more

View of the attack on Bunker's Hill, with the burning of Charles Town, June 17, 1775 drawn by Mr. Millar ; engraved by Lodge

View of the attack on Bunker's Hill, with the burning of Charles Town,...

Print shows four British warships landing troops and firing on Charlestown, a British battery on Copp's Hill in Boston also fires on Charlestown which is in flames, also shows the assault on "Bunker's Hill." Ti... more

Married to the gunner's daughter DS monogram

Married to the gunner's daughter DS monogram

Drawing shows a sailor being punished by having him lie on a cannon barrel with his hands tied at one end and his feet at the other, he is then flogged. Title from item. Signed with monogram on lower right: DS.... more

Hornet sinking the Peacock

Hornet sinking the Peacock

Print shows the American warship Hornet sinking the HMS Peacock during battle on February 24, 1813, with sailors in rowboats, abandoning ship. In decorative border with anchors, American flags, ship rigging, an... more

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

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.

This representation of the battle on Lake Erie is respectfully inscribed to Commodore Perry, his officers and gallant crews, by their humble servant James Webster - second view / drawn by Sully and Kearney ; etched by C. Tiebout ; & engraved by G. Murray ; printed by Rogers and Esler.

This representation of the battle on Lake Erie is respectfully inscrib...

Print shows many ships from the stern engaged in battle on Lake Erie. Title from item. Entered according to Act of Congress the 26 July 1815 by Murray, Draper, Fairman & Co., and J. Webster of the State of Pennsylvania.

Enterprise and Boxer

Enterprise and Boxer

Print shows the American warship Enterprise engaged in battle with HMS Boxer. In decorative border with anchors, American flags, ship rigging, an eagle, and cameo portraits of two ships. Title from item.

Struck with the gallantry, skill, and decision, displayed by Sir Philip Bowes Vere Broke, Baronet, K.C.B. Commander of his Majesty's ship, the Shannon, in the attack, boarding, and capture of the American frigate, the Chesapeake ... / manufactured by S. Hougham & Co. ; Henry Meyer execudit.

Struck with the gallantry, skill, and decision, displayed by Sir Phili...

Print shows a design for a silver plateau containing laurels, Nereids, Triton, Neptune, Liberty, Victory, Commerce, and Britannia encircling HMS Shannon at sea. Title from item.

Naval battle with American battleship and sailors in the lower right corner cheering as a ship explodes on the left William Warner

Naval battle with American battleship and sailors in the lower right c...

Title devised by Library staff. Signed in pencil on lower right corner: William Warner. Includes unrelated newsprint on paper mount on verso. (DLC/PP-2000:095) Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection at the ... more

United States squadron under Com. Bainbridge returning triumphant from the Mediterranean in 1815 / J.B. Fanning des. ; G.G. Smith sc.

United States squadron under Com. Bainbridge returning triumphant from...

Print shows the American squadron at sea, includes, on the left, Macedonian, Firefly, Torch, Boxer, at center, Independence, Spark, Saranac, Enterprize, Lynx, and on the right, Congress, Chippewa, Spitfire, and... more

Combat naval dans la Baie d'Algésiras, 5 Juillet 1801 peint par Roux ; gravé par Chavane

Combat naval dans la Baie d'Algésiras, 5 Juillet 1801 peint par Roux ;...

Print shows a naval battle in the Bay of Algeciras between British battleships and a smaller contingent of French battleships and Spanish gunboats. Title from item. Printed at top left: Galrie. histque. de Vers... more

M'Donough's victory on Lake Champlain - after an action of 2 hours, & 2 minutes lith. & pub. by Sarony & Major, 99 Nassau near Fulton St., N.York

M'Donough's victory on Lake Champlain - after an action of 2 hours, & ...

Print showing battleships engaged in battle on Lake Champlain during the War of 1812. 174 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Title devised by Library staff. Inscribed in ink at bottom: Deposited in the Cle... more

Minute representation of American Line of battleship, with explanations

Minute representation of American Line of battleship, with explanation...

Minute representation of American Line of battleship, with explanations. This ship of war has 5 decks namely, from top to the water-line, lettered: S, spar or maindeck; T, berth-deck; U, upper gun-deck; V, lowe... more

Hull of an American man-of-war cut open amidships from stem to stern

Hull of an American man-of-war cut open amidships from stem to stern

Hull of an American man-of-war cut open amidships from stem to stern. The sailors aloft, lined along the foot ropes of the main-yard are furling the mainsail. There are 5 decks running the length of the ship an... more

The deck of an American line-of-battle ship The hull of an American man-of-war cut open amidships, from stem to stern / / Wade del.

The deck of an American line-of-battle ship The hull of an American ma...

Print shows at top, a bird's-eye view of the deck of a battleship from near mid-ship looking toward the bow with sailors working a capstan or windlass, also shows cannon on the deck; at bottom, a cut-away view ... more

Minute representation of an American line-of-battleship, with full explanation of its parts / Wade del.

Minute representation of an American line-of-battleship, with full exp...

Print shows a starboard view of an American battleship with the parts numbered and lettered; also shows a rowboat and a small sailboat in the foreground. Title from item. Illus. from: Gleason's pictorial, v. 6,... more

[Stern paddle-wheel steam tugboat towing British warship]

[Stern paddle-wheel steam tugboat towing British warship]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: A description and draught of a new-invented machine for carrying vessels or ships out of, or into any harbour,.... [London : Reprinted for J. Sheepshanks, 1855 from 17... more

United States "Auxiliary Screw" steam frigate "Merrimac" 60 guns. Off the entrance to New York harbour / T.G. Dutton, del et lith. ; Day & Son, Lithrs. to the Queen.

United States "Auxiliary Screw" steam frigate "Merrimac" 60 guns. Off ...

Print showing a broadside view of the port side of the steam frigate U.S.S. Merrimack undersail near the entrance to New York harbor. Includes measurements for length, breadth, weight, and horse power. Title fr... more

United States "Auxiliary Screw" steam frigate "Merrimac" 60 guns. Off the entrance to New York harbour / T.G. Dutton, del et lith. ; Day & Son, Lithrs. to [the Queen].

United States "Auxiliary Screw" steam frigate "Merrimac" 60 guns. Off ...

Print showing a broadside view of the port side of the steam frigate U.S.S. Merrimack undersail near the entrance to New York harbor. Title from item.

President and Plantagenet

President and Plantagenet

Print shows the USS President sailing to the left, in the foreground, and the HMS Plantagenet, on the right, in the background. Title from item. Inscribed below image: "President". Published in The Naval battle... more

Battle between the United States and the Macedonian / painted by Chappel ; engraved by Duthie.

Battle between the United States and the Macedonian / painted by Chapp...

Print shows the warship United States, on the right, firing at HMS Macedonian on the left. Title from item. From the original picture in the possession of the Publishers.

Action between the Constitution and the Guerriere / Chapin ; Rogers.

Action between the Constitution and the Guerriere / Chapin ; Rogers.

Print shows HMS Guerriere without masts in the aftermath of battle with the USS Constitution. Title from item.

[Ship deck with sailors and cannons]

[Ship deck with sailors and cannons]

Photograph possibly by George H. Houghton, photographer of other photographs in this album and fellow resident of Mead's in Brattleboro, Vermont. Houghton worked as a photographer at Camp Griffin and in the Tid... more

Commodore Farragut's squadron and Captain Porter's mortar fleet entering the Mississippi River / sketched by an Officer of the "Mississippi".

Commodore Farragut's squadron and Captain Porter's mortar fleet enteri...

Print shows a large squadron of battleships and ironclads entering the Mississippi River near the "Light-house of Southwest Pass"; some are identified as the "Colorado, 40 Guns", "Pensacola on the Bar", "Westfi... more

"Powder monkey" on U.S.S. New Hampshire, off Charleston, S.C.

"Powder monkey" on U.S.S. New Hampshire, off Charleston, S.C.

Young man or boy leaning against cannon. No. 4955. Civil War Photograph Collection (Library of Congress). Original glass negative is: LC-B811-4016

[The cannon hold on the Imperial Training Frigate Selimiye] / Abdullah Frères, Constantinople.

[The cannon hold on the Imperial Training Frigate Selimiye] / Abdullah...

Title translated from album caption. Captioned in Ottoman Turkish and English. No. 44. No. 30. In album: Imperial frigates and naval personnel, Istanbul, Ottoman Empire. Forms part of: Abdul-Hamid II Collection... more

[The Imperial Training Frigate, Mehemmed Selim]

[The Imperial Training Frigate, Mehemmed Selim]

Title translated from album caption. Captioned in Ottoman Turkish and French. No. 6. No. 89. In album: Black Sea lifesaving stations, naval facilities, ports, mines, and factories, Turkey and Greece, Ottoman Em... more

[The cannon hold on the Imperial Training Frigate Selimiye] / Abdullah Frères, Constantinople.

[The cannon hold on the Imperial Training Frigate Selimiye] / Abdullah...

Title translated from album caption. Captioned in Ottoman Turkish and English. No. 43. No. 30. In album: Imperial frigates and naval personnel, Istanbul, Ottoman Empire. Forms part of: Abdul-Hamid II Collection... more

U.S.S. Raleigh and U.S.S. Maine

U.S.S. Raleigh and U.S.S. Maine

Detroit Publishing Co. no. 08940. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

U.S.S. Maine, wedging up before launching

U.S.S. Maine, wedging up before launching

Attribution to Hart based on negative D4-20522. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 020523. Brooklyn, N.Y. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

U.S.S. Maine, "I name thee Maine"

U.S.S. Maine, "I name thee Maine"

Secretary of the Navy Benjamin Tracy and granddaughter Alice Wilmerding standing on platform. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 020526. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Preparatory to naming the Maine

Preparatory to naming the Maine

Secretary of Navy Benjamin Tracy and granddaughter Alice Wilmerding on platform. "Hart" and "4" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 032291. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Spectators on day of launching of U.S.S. Maine

Spectators on day of launching of U.S.S. Maine

"Hart" on negative. Negative broken and taped. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 020522. Brooklyn, N.Y. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

U.S.S. Maine, in the stream after the launching

U.S.S. Maine, in the stream after the launching

"Hart" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 020528. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

U.S.S. Maine in dry dock, Brooklyn Navy Yard

U.S.S. Maine in dry dock, Brooklyn Navy Yard

Attribution to Hart based on negative D4-20578. Listed in Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 0678. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

U.S.S. Maine, sawing the sole piece before launching

U.S.S. Maine, sawing the sole piece before launching

Attribution to Hart based on negative D4-20522. Negative broken and taped. Brooklyn, N.Y. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 020524. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Ward room, U.S.S. Maine

Ward room, U.S.S. Maine

"Hart" and "508" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 032293. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

U.S.S. Maine under construction at Brooklyn Navy Yard

U.S.S. Maine under construction at Brooklyn Navy Yard

Attribution to Hart based on negative D4-20578. Listed in Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 0677. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

U.S.S. Chicago at launching of U.S.S. Maine

U.S.S. Chicago at launching of U.S.S. Maine

Second title on negative: The Maine overboard. "Hart" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 020283. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Preparatory to naming the Maine

Preparatory to naming the Maine

Secretary of Navy Benjamin Tracy and granddaughter Alice Wilmerding on platform. "Hart" and "3" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 032292. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

U.S.S. Indiana

U.S.S. Indiana

Possibly by Edward H. Hart. Listed in Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 0646. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

U.S.S. Indiana

U.S.S. Indiana

Detroit Publishing Co. no. 08926. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

U.S.S. Maine

U.S.S. Maine

Attribution to Hart based on negative D428-674. Listed in Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 0676. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

U.S.S. Maine

U.S.S. Maine

Starboard view, at anchor, closer view than LC-D431-777. Date based on similarity of image to LC-D431-777. "Detroit Ph.." [remainder broken] Detroit Publishing Co. no. 0778. Gift; State Historical Society of Co... more

Russian war ship Retvizan sic, day before launching, Cramp's ship yards, Philadelphia

Russian war ship Retvizan sic, day before launching, Cramp's ship yard...

"X 77" on negative. Date provided by C. Seavey, 2017. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 012995. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

U.S.S. Texas

U.S.S. Texas

"Hart" on negative. Listed in Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 0756. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

U.S.S. Maine

U.S.S. Maine

Attribution to Hart based on style of numbering. "Maine 430 and 443" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 0674. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

U.S.S. Texas

U.S.S. Texas

Possibly by Edward H. Hart. Listed in Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 0758. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

U.S.S. Maine

U.S.S. Maine

Starboard view, at anchor. Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). "Detroit Photographic Co." Detroit Publishing Co. no. 0777. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

U.S.S. Texas

U.S.S. Texas

Possibly by Edward H. Hart. Listed in Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). "Trenton" on tugboat. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 0760. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Battleship in river

Battleship in river

Title devised by cataloger. "37" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 30890. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

U.S.S. Maine

U.S.S. Maine

Attribution to Hart based on negative D428-674; possibly in Brooklyn, New York. Listed in Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). "Dup" on negative. "Alaska" on ferry at right; "Hartford Railroad Co. depot" on warehouse i... more

U.S.S. Kearsarge

U.S.S. Kearsarge

"Detroit Photographic Co." and "015125" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 015125. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

U.S.S. Indiana

U.S.S. Indiana

Possibly by Edward H. Hart. Listed in Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 0645. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Maine passing under Brooklyn Bridge

Maine passing under Brooklyn Bridge

Title from jacket. Attribution to Hart based on negative D428-674. Listed in Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). "Dup" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 0671. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

U.S.S. Texas

U.S.S. Texas

Attribution to Hart based on negative D428-756. Listed in Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 0757. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

H.M.S. Essex

H.M.S. Essex

Detroit Publishing Co. no. 022817. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

U.S.S. Missouri

U.S.S. Missouri

Detroit Publishing Co. no. 022807. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

U.S.S. Maine

U.S.S. Maine

Attribution to Hart based on negative D428-674. Listed in Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 0673. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.