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"Bahram Gur on the Chase", Folio 10r from a Haft Paikar (Seven Portraits) of the Khamsa (Quintet) of Nizami

"Bahram Gur about to Kill the Lion and Onager with one Arrow". It is this feat that gave the young prince his initial fame as a great hunter. The miniature is in the court style of Herat under the patronage of... more

News of the Stag from the series known as the Hunters' Chase

This tapestry is one from a nine-piece series known as the Hunters’ Chase. Curiously-enough, given its secular subject-matter, the original edition was commissioned by the Dutch Church in London, in 1645. Franc... more

La Chasse au Tigre (The Tiger Chase)

Jean Jacques Flipart (French, 1719–1782)

La Chasse au Tigre (The Tiger Chase)

Jean Jacques Flipart (French, 1719–1782)

Allegory of the Chase (one of a pair)

French Painter , late 18th century

[The chase after a hog] / Williamson & Howitt ; J. Clark etched.

Print shows men on horseback, carrying spears, chasing a wild hog through tall grasses. In the background, Natives are harvesting the grasses which they pile on a wagon or "hackerie". Also shown is a female hog... more

Constitution's escape from the British squadron after a chase of sixty hours / M. Cornè p. ; W. Hoogland sc.

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

The sailor's description of a chase & capture / J Sherm, invt. [Lieut. John Sheringham, R. N.] ; G Cruikshank, fect.

"A burly sailor (right) sits with five other sailors, one a negro, and two perhaps being petty officers, drinking grog at a plank-table slung from the roof ..." (Source: George)

Disasters of the chase. For'ard! There! Found!

Illustration of a man crawling through what appears to be a muddy path in front of his horse, while fellow riders call out from the distance.

A bull chase. The words of the wise, are as goads

Another satire on the special committee of the House of Representatives investigating Van Buren's Treasury Department. The committee, chaired by James Harlan but dominated by Henry A. Wise of Virginia, centered... more

map from "A Chronicle of Cranborne, being an account of the ancient town, lordship, and chase of Cranborne ... Collected from original records, etc. [By T. W. W. Smart. With a map.]"

This image has been taken from scan 000111 from "A Chronicle of Cranborne, being an account of the ancient town, lordship, and chase of Cranborne ... Collected from original records, etc. [By T. W. W. Smart. Wi... more

The great American steeple chase for 1844

An imaginative and elaborate parody on the upcoming 1844 presidential campaign. The artist favors Whig nominee-apparent Henry Clay and is highly critical of incumbent John Tyler. The "chase" for the presidency ... more

map from "Five Years of a Hunter's Life in the Far Interior of South Africa. With notices of the native tribes, and anecdotes of the chase of the lion, elephant, hippopotamus, giraffe, rhinoceros, &c. ... With illustrations"

This image has been taken from scan 000425 from volume 01 of "Five Years of a Hunter's Life in the Far Interior of South Africa. With notices of the native tribes, and anecdotes of the chase of the lion, elepha... more

Wild Goose Chase Quilt

This quilt's top is composed of pieced blocks of multicolored calicos, stitched together with sashing of green calico. The border is appliquéd with green and beige calico swags. The edge binding is of a differe... more

Bear chase in Norway

Humorous drawing shows a bear chasing a sportsman who fires his rifle into the air as the bear chews the tails of his coat. Taylor visited Norway in 1856 and 1857 after the death of his first wife.

The buck chase of 1856

Democratic candidate James Buchanan, as a buck deer, crosses the finish line of a racecourse ahead of competitors Millard Fillmore and John C. Fremont. Spectators cheer in the stands behind. Fillmore appears a... more

[East Capitol Street as it was] / by W.M. Chase.

Bird's-eye view of the east Capitol grounds, including the Greenough statue of George Washington, and East Capitol Street taken from the dome of the U.S. Capitol.