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BRITISH NAVY IN WARTIME

BRITISH NAVY IN WARTIME

Beschrijving: .Airship starting off on patrol - they are always on the look-out for 'U' boats & enemy aircraft..De Britse marine in oorlogstijd. Het opstijgen van een verkennings luchtschip - zij kijken altijd ... More

A front view of the lines taken from the advanced post near Browns house

A front view of the lines taken from the advanced post near Browns hou...

Print shows two cheval-de-frise and two buildings in the middle distance. Title from item. Illus. in: The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Britain, by Joseph F.W. Des Barres, .... More

Boston from Willis Creek / Wm. Pierre delin.

Boston from Willis Creek / Wm. Pierre delin.

Print shows distant view of Boston from across river. Title from item. Illus. in: The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Britain, by Joseph F.W. Des Barres, .... London : 1777-17... More

A view of the harbour of Boston taken from Fort Hill

A view of the harbour of Boston taken from Fort Hill

Print shows tents and wooden fence in foreground and Boston Harbor in the background. Title from item. Illus. in: The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Britain, by Joseph F.W. D... More

New York, with the entrance of the North and East rivers

New York, with the entrance of the North and East rivers

Print shows distant view of New York City at the confluence of the North and East rivers. Title from item. Illus. in: The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Britain, by Joseph F.... More

[Views from offshore of the New England coastline and islands at the entrance to Boston Harbor]

[Views from offshore of the New England coastline and islands at the e...

Prints show distant views of Castle Island and Governor's Island in Boston Harbor, hills along the southeast coast of Maine, and the entrance to Boston Harbor. Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: The Atl... More

[Views of the coastline of New York, Long Island, Staten Island, and the lighthouse on Sandy Hook, New Jersey]

[Views of the coastline of New York, Long Island, Staten Island, and t...

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, .... London : 1777-1781. This record contains unverified, ol... More

A view of Boston

A view of Boston

Print shows ships in Boston Harbor, with distant view of the city. Title from item. Illus. in: The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Britain, by Joseph F.W. Des Barres, .... Lon... More

[Egmont harbor - a distant view, Prince Edward Island]

[Egmont harbor - a distant view, Prince Edward Island]

Print showing a distant view of Egmont Harbor, Prince Edward Island, from chart of Egmont Harbor. Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Grea... More

[Views from offshore of islands in the Bay of Fundy and the entrance to the Saint John River on the mainland]

[Views from offshore of islands in the Bay of Fundy and the entrance t...

Prints show distant views of The Wolves, a cluster of islands off New Brunswick in the Bay of Fundy, Grand Manan Island, and the entrance to the Saint John River, with ships passing in the foreground. Title dev... More

The north point of Grandmanan Island in the Bay Fundy bearing E.N.E. distant two leagues

The north point of Grandmanan Island in the Bay Fundy bearing E.N.E. d...

Print shows ships passing cliffs at the north point of Grand Manan Island, New Brunswick. Title from item. Illus. in: The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Britain, by Joseph F.... More

Virginia Council, April 19, 1781, Invasion by British Navy; Extract from Journals
Light house S.W.b.S. 1 mile distant

Light house S.W.b.S. 1 mile distant

Print is oval insert on a chart of Halifax Harbor showing the lighthouse at Halifax, Nova Scotia. Title from item. Illus. in: The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Britain, by J... More

View of Port George taken from the top of Binney Isle

View of Port George taken from the top of Binney Isle

Print showing a distant view of the harbor, with trees in the foreground, at Port George, Nova Scotia. Title from item. Illus. in: The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Britain,... More

The caneing in Conduit Street. Dedicated to the flag officers of the British Navy

The caneing in Conduit Street. Dedicated to the flag officers of the B...

Caricature showing a stout naval officer attacked by Lord Camelford, who says, "Give me satisfction, rascal! Draw your sword..." Captain Vancouver replies, "Murder! Murder! ..." The print may reflect the growin... 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

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.

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

[Napoleon I boards the Bellerophon to surrender] / Baugean delt. & sculpt.

[Napoleon I boards the Bellerophon to surrender] / Baugean delt. & scu...

Print shows a view of the HMS Bellerophon from the aft with a rowboat drawn along the starboard side and Napoleon I climbing stairs to board the ship in order to surrender to the British and Captain Frederick L... More

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.

Capture of the Guerriere by the Constitution / T. Birch A.C.S.A. ; D. Kimberly sc.

Capture of the Guerriere by the Constitution / T. Birch A.C.S.A. ; D. ...

Print shows the Constitution, in the background, firing on the wreckage of the HMS Guerriere, the last remaining mast is falling, in the aftermath of the battle between the two ships. Title from item. Printed b... More

The explosion of the United States Steam Frigate Missouri, at Gibralter [sic], Aug. 26th, 1843 To Captn. Sir George Sartorius and the Officers of the H.M.S. Malabar--this print is respectfully dedicated by their obedient servant, Edmund Fry / / drawn by E. Duncan, from a sketch made on the spot by Lieut. G.P. Mands, T.G. Dutton lith.; Day & Haghe lithrs. to the Queen.

The explosion of the United States Steam Frigate Missouri, at Gibralte...

Crew of H.M.S. Malabar (foreground, left) watch as USS Missouri explodes and burns in the distance from accidental fire after completing first trans-Atlantic voyage of a U.S. steam powered ship the day prior.

En målning föreställande barkskeppet l`Innocence från Västervik.

En målning föreställande barkskeppet l`Innocence från Västervik.

Skeppet var byggt 1840 i Västervik, med 147 läster. Det förliste 1855 i Engelska kanalen. Originalmålningen är gjord i Marseilles, och signerad Jni Houtte 1848. L´Innocence fördes av kapten S Pettersson.

The Constitution and Guerriere / drawn by G. White ; engd by J.C. McRae.

The Constitution and Guerriere / drawn by G. White ; engd by J.C. McRa...

Print shows the Constitution, in the background, firing on the wreckage of the HMS Guerriere in the aftermath of the battle between the two ships. Title from item.

[Sherard Osborn, lieut., Royal Navy, three-quarter length wood-engraved portrait, seated, facing front]

[Sherard Osborn, lieut., Royal Navy, three-quarter length wood-engrave...

Photo shows a wood engraving of Serard Osborn. Although Osborn had no connection to the Northwest Boundary Survey, he did serve on Belcher's expedition to search for the Franklin Arctic expedition, 1852-1854, o... More

Sebastopol from the sea - sketched from the deck of H.M.S. Sidon / W. Simpson delt. ; T. Picken lith.

Sebastopol from the sea - sketched from the deck of H.M.S. Sidon / W. ...

Print shows sailors and cannons on deck of the H.M.S. Sidon, with a distant view of the forts and other buildings in Sevastopolʹ. Title from item. Plate in: The seat of war in the east : Dedicated by permission... More

Scene on the Macedonian after the battle

Scene on the Macedonian after the battle

Print shows a busy scene in the physician's quarters below deck on the HMS Macedonian where wounded sailors are being attended to by medical staff, some are having limbs amputated. Title from item. Illus. from:... More

Winter quarters of HM ships Resolute and Intrepid 53 & 54 in the pack, there -56 Faht.

Winter quarters of HM ships Resolute and Intrepid 53 & 54 in the pack,...

Drawing shows the British ships Resolute and Intrepid embedded in the ice pack in Melville Sound near the Arctic Ocean in Canada. The British lived in the ships during the winter of 1853 and 1854 and in the sum... More

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.

Battle between the Constitution and the Guerriere / painted by Alonzo Chappel ; engraved by James D. Smillie.

Battle between the Constitution and the Guerriere / painted by Alonzo ...

Print shows the Constitution and the wreckage of the HMS Guerriere, at sea in the aftermath of the battle between the two ships. Title from item.

Oljemålning av Landskronas hamn med engelska örlogsfartyg.Signerad: Hällström 1859.

Oljemålning av Landskronas hamn med engelska örlogsfartyg.Signerad: Hä...

Oljemålning av Landskronas hamn med engelska örlogsfartyg.Signerad: Hällström 1859.

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.

Saville English Opera Company

Saville English Opera Company

K14810(?) U.S. Copyright Office B&w version of poster: POS - TH OPT - .S67, no. 1 (C size). Created by "H.A. Thomas Lith. Studio, 865 Broadway, N.Y.; copyright 1879 by H.A. Thomas." Poster advertising operettas... More

H.M.S. Pinafore

H.M.S. Pinafore

Caption: The Captain and sweet little Buttercup. Buttercut: "How sweetly he carols forth his melody to the unconscious moon." Created by "A.S. Seer's Print, N.Y." Poster advertising operetta by Gilbert & Sulli... More

Saville English Opera Company

Saville English Opera Company

K14810(?) U.S. Copyright Office Color version of poster: POS - TH OPT - .S67, no. 1a (C size). Created by "H.A. Thomas Lith. Studio, 865 Broadway, N.Y.; copyright 1879 by H.A. Thomas." Poster advertising operet... More

M.M.O.P. H.M.S. Pinafore.

M.M.O.P. H.M.S. Pinafore.

K6997 U.S. Copyright Office Created by "Forbes Co., Boston." Murphy & MacDonough, proprietors. Poster advertising operetta by Gilbert & Sullivan. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

H.M.S. Pinafore Rice's extravaganza combination.

H.M.S. Pinafore Rice's extravaganza combination.

K1665 U.S. Copyright Office Created by "H.A. Thomas Lith. Studio, 865 Broadway, N.Y.; copyright 1879 by H.A. Thomas." Poster advertising operetta by Gilbert & Sullivan. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collecti... More

[Young woman of the cast of Gilbert & Sullivan's "H.M.S. Pinafore", posed against a painted backdrop]

[Young woman of the cast of Gilbert & Sullivan's "H.M.S. Pinafore", po...

Photo copyrighted by Pearsall. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Fashions 1870's; PI; Opera & operetta; Shelf. Gilbert, William Schwenck, 1836-1911.

H.M.S. Pinafore

H.M.S. Pinafore

Poster advertising H.M. Pinafore by Gilbert & Sullivan as performed by children. K12047 U.S. Copyright Office Created and "copyright Metropolitan Litho. Studio, 29 Warren St., N.Y. 1879." J.E. Jackson, agent. F... More

[Young woman of the cast of Gilbert & Sullivan's "H.M.S. Pinafore", posed against a painted backdrop]

[Young woman of the cast of Gilbert & Sullivan's "H.M.S. Pinafore", po...

Photo copyrighted by Pearsall. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Fashions 1870's; PI; Opera & operetta; Shelf. Gilbert, William Schwenck, 1836-1911.

The African slave-trade - slaves taken from a dhow captured by H.M.S. "Undine"

The African slave-trade - slaves taken from a dhow captured by H.M.S. ...

Print shows African men, women and many children. In the background, two British sailors. Title from item. Illustrated in The Graphic. London, June 7, 1884, p. 548

Impressment of American seamen [by British Navy?]

Impressment of American seamen [by British Navy?]

British officer looking over group of American seamen on deck of ship. ca. 1810. Wood engraving after Howard Pyle in Harper's Monthly. Illus. in: Harper's Monthly, April 1884, p. 751. No ref. copy. This record ... More

[Three men on deck of the H.M.S. Challenger studying Medusae, jellyfish] / E. Gulland ; Pearson, sc.

[Three men on deck of the H.M.S. Challenger studying Medusae, jellyfis...

Illus. in: Report on the scientific results of the voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-1876 ..., narrative, vol. 1, second part. London : Longmans & Co. ..., 1885, p. 603. Reference copy also avai... More

Atlantic Ocean. Meridional temperature section. Falkland Islands to the parallel of 35.40'.S. / engraved by Malby & Sons.

Atlantic Ocean. Meridional temperature section. Falkland Islands to th...

Vertical scale of fathoms and horizontal scale of degrees of latitude. Illus. in: Report on the scientific results of the voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-1876 ..., narrative, vol. 1, second pa... More

[Man on ship comparing temperature of the surface of the sea and the air in various parts of the world] / E. Gulland ; Pearson, sc.

[Man on ship comparing temperature of the surface of the sea and the a...

Illus. in: Report on the scientific results of the voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-1876 ..., narrative, vol. 1, second part. Longmans & Co. ..., 1885, diagram 22, p. 1003. Reference copy also... More

The Hurricane at Samoa on the morning of March 16

The Hurricane at Samoa on the morning of March 16

H.M.S. CALLIOPE, German barque, and wrecked schooner in heavy seas. After sketch by Lt. Monkton. Illus. in: The Illustrated London News, 1889 May 11, p. 596-597. No ref. copy. This record contains unverified da... More

["Osborne", royal yacht]

["Osborne", royal yacht]

Image shows the paddle steamer Royal Yacht of the Royal Navy, the HMY Osborne, participating in a procession to celebrate the opening of the Kiel Canal in Kiel, Germany. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2015) ... More

H.M.S. Essex

H.M.S. Essex

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

H.M.S. Australia

H.M.S. Australia

Title from jacket. "Hart," "256," and "1162" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 32366. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

H.M.S. Australia

H.M.S. Australia

Detroit Publishing Co. no. 021116. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

H.M.S. Blake

H.M.S. Blake

Detroit Publishing Co. no. 021121. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

H.M.S. Magicienne

H.M.S. Magicienne

Detroit Publishing Co. no. 021122. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

H.M.S. Magicienne

H.M.S. Magicienne

Detroit Publishing Co. no. 021123. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

H.M.S. Australia

H.M.S. Australia

Detroit Publishing Co. no. 021118. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

H.M.S. Australia

H.M.S. Australia

"910" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 021115. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

H.M.S. Blake

H.M.S. Blake

Detroit Publishing Co. no. 021120. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

H.M.S. Tartar

H.M.S. Tartar

Detroit Publishing Co. no. 021125. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

H.M.S. Blake

H.M.S. Blake

"133" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 021119. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

H.M.S. Magicienne

H.M.S. Magicienne

Detroit Publishing Co. no. 021099. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

H.M.S. Partridge

H.M.S. Partridge

Detroit Publishing Co. no. 021124. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

H.M.S. Australia

H.M.S. Australia

Detroit Publishing Co. no. 021117. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

H.M.S. "Blenheim" / W.S. Tomkin.

H.M.S. "Blenheim" / W.S. Tomkin.

Print shows the battleship H.M.S. Blenheim under steam. Other ships are nearby. Title from item. Illus. in: The British navy from 1837 to 1897 : souvenir of Her Majesty's record reign. London : Waterlow & Sons.... More

Hull's victory / R.F. Zogbaum.

Hull's victory / R.F. Zogbaum.

American sailors and officers on deck of U.S.S. Constitution during engagement with the H.M.S. Gurrière off the coast of Nova Scotia. 64291 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Frederick A. Stokes Company. Repro... More

To Sinai via the desert. Statue of Waghorn at Port Tewfik

To Sinai via the desert. Statue of Waghorn at Port Tewfik

Title from: Catalogue of photographs & lantern slides ... [1936?]. Caption on negative: [Sta]tue of Waghorn at Port Tewfik. Date from Matson LOT cards. Photograph taken from Sinai's western coast on the Gulf of... More

U.S.S. Constitution and H.M.S. Java

U.S.S. Constitution and H.M.S. Java

Photograph of a painting dated Dec. 23, 1812. Detroit Publishing Co. no. M 20017. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Big guns of H.M.S. "MONARCH" and "DORIS" - resting on the march to Boenfontein, S.A

Big guns of H.M.S. "MONARCH" and "DORIS" - resting on the march to Boe...

Photograph shows British artillery during the Boer War. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf. ? Bloemfontein, South Africa.

H.M.S. Cumberland

H.M.S. Cumberland

Detroit Publishing Co. no. 022821. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Weeding the British Navy: fit subjects for Admiral Fisher's porposed rejecctions

Weeding the British Navy: fit subjects for Admiral Fisher's porposed r...

Composite of head and shoulders of Admiral John A. Fisher and obsolete warships. Repro. of drawing by Normal WIlkinson and insert of photoprint by Russell. Illus. in: The Illustrated London News, 1904 Dec. 3. R... More

[Royal Navy armored cruiser arriving in New York, probably at the time of the Portsmouth Peace Conference]

[Royal Navy armored cruiser arriving in New York, probably at the time...

H68996 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Underwood & Underwood, Nov. 23, 1905. Title devised by Library staff. Type of cruiser identified by a researcher in 2007.

Dry docks of British Navy, Victoria, B.C. Canada
H.M.S. Berwick

H.M.S. Berwick

Detroit Publishing Co. no. 0861. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

H.M.S. Bedford

H.M.S. Bedford

Detroit Publishing Co. no. 0863. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

H.M.S. Cumberland

H.M.S. Cumberland

Detroit Publishing Co. no. 0862. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

H.M.S. Essex

H.M.S. Essex

Detroit Publishing Co. no. 0864. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.