"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
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
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)
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
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
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.
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.