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Unfalo Nearly Causing the Explosion of Theuerdanck's Ship, from Theuerdanck

Unfalo Nearly Causing the Explosion of Theuerdanck's Ship, from Theuer...

Hans Schäufelein (German, Nuremberg ca. 1480–ca. 1540 Nördlingen)

Unfalo Endangering Theuerdanck, Causing the the Explosion of Three Cannons, from Theuerdanck

Unfalo Endangering Theuerdanck, Causing the the Explosion of Three Can...

Hans Schäufelein (German, Nuremberg ca. 1480–ca. 1540 Nördlingen)

View of Delft after the Explosion of the Gunpowder Arsenal on October 12, 1654

View of Delft after the Explosion of the Gunpowder Arsenal on October ...

Herman Saftleven II (Dutch, Rotterdam 1609–1685 Utrecht)

An ocean of motion about Spanish commotions or the windy explosion of pot-hous oration / drawn by W.H. Pyne ; engraved by J. Wright.

An ocean of motion about Spanish commotions or the windy explosion of ...

Title from item. This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: J. Wright.

Explosion of Biddle & Cos. Congress water fount

Explosion of Biddle & Cos. Congress water fount

A satire on the failure of the combined efforts of Henry Clay, Daniel Webster, John Calhoun, and Nicholas Biddle to thwart Andrew Jackson's treasury policy. In 1833 Jackson ordered that federal deposits be remo... 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.

The great explosion in New-York, February 4th, 1850. [New York, 1850].

The great explosion in New-York, February 4th, 1850. [New York, 1850].

On verso: Filed March 18, 1850, Daniel Grant Pro. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio... more

Explosion of a steam fire engine, Cincinnati

Explosion of a steam fire engine, Cincinnati

Wood engraving by Bobbett-Hooper(?). Illus. in: Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, 1855 Dec. 22. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Publ. Ind.; Steam engines; Disa... more

Explosion of the propeller PETROL, on the North River, [opposite the foot of Jay Street, New York City, Nov 6, 1858]

Explosion of the propeller PETROL, on the North River, [opposite the f...

Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, v. 2, (1858 November 20), p. 749. Title and other information transcribed from caption card.

Explosion of the Alfred Thomas at Easton Pa. March 6th 1860 / sketch from nature by J. Queen ; printed in oil colors by P.S. Duval & Son, Phila.

Explosion of the Alfred Thomas at Easton Pa. March 6th 1860 / sketch f...

Print shows an explosion on the steamboat Alfred Thomas at Easton, Pennsylvania; a few people are standing on the shore of the river and Easton is visible to the left, in the background. Title from item. Purchase; 1958.

[Explosion of the Alfred Thomas at Easton Pa. March 6th 1860]

[Explosion of the Alfred Thomas at Easton Pa. March 6th 1860]

Print shows an explosion on the steamboat Alfred Thomas at Easton, Pennsylvania; a few people are standing on the shore of the river and Easton is visible to the left, in the background. Title from another impr... more

Important state paper. "Extention." Being a piece of the State liquor agency, which was blown by the late disastrous explosion into the State House, and from thence transferred to the Suffolk Jail, to be kept as a memento of the sad event. Respe

Important state paper. "Extention." Being a piece of the State liquor ...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 66, Folder 8.

The war in Virginia - Explosion of a torpedo under the Commodore Barney, on James River, Aug. 4 / from a sketch by our special artist, F.C.H. Bonwill.

The war in Virginia - Explosion of a torpedo under the Commodore Barne...

Masthead and illustration of the Union gunboat Commodore Barney blown in air by torpedo (underwater mine). Title from item. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 16, no. 413 (1863 Aug. 29), p. 357.

The siege of Vicksburg, the fight in the crater of Fort Hill, after the explosion, June 25 63 / sketched by A.E. Mathews, 31st Reg. O.V.I. ; Middleton, Strobridge & Co. Lith. Cin. O.

The siege of Vicksburg, the fight in the crater of Fort Hill, after th...

Print shows Union soldiers in trench and behind wooden walls and gabions as an assault is made on Fort Hill during the siege of Vicksburg, Mississippi. Includes a "description of the position" with a key that i... more

[Front page of Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, 1864 Jan. 2, with illustration: The Guerilla War on the Mississippi - Explosion of a Shell in the Ladies' Saloon of the Steamer WELCOME, at Waterproof, Miss.]

[Front page of Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, 1864 Jan. 2, with...

Woodcut after a sketch by Fred. B. Schell. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, (1864 Jan. 2), front page. This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Explosion of the steamer SULTANA, April 28, 1865

Explosion of the steamer SULTANA, April 28, 1865

Burning steamer with many people on board and in water. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, (1865 May 20), p. 316. Ref. copy may be in 4427 B (R). This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tr... more

Ruins of the North Eastern R. R. Depot, where so many lives were lost by explosion, Charleston, S.C.

Ruins of the North Eastern R. R. Depot, where so many lives were lost ...

Stereograph shows a group of men observing the ruins of a railroad station. No. 3082. Part of series: The War for the Union. Photographic History. Title from item. Copyright by E. & H.T. Anthony & Co. in 1865. ... more

Fractured Plate-Glass Window in Lawrence and Houseworth's Store, caused by the Nitro-Glycerine Explosion, April 16th, 1866

Fractured Plate-Glass Window in Lawrence and Houseworth's Store, cause...

The Library holds only one photo from a pair published as a stereographic view. Gems of California scenery, no. 168. LOT subdivision subject: San Francisco Lawrence and Houseworth's Store. This record contains ... more

explosion from "The South: a tour of its Battle-Fields and Ruined Cities ... being a description of the present state of the country ... Illustrated"

explosion from "The South: a tour of its Battle-Fields and Ruined Citi...

This image has been taken from scan 000445 from "The South: a tour of its Battle-Fields and Ruined Cities ... being a description of the present state of the country ... Illustrated". The title and subject term... more

Explosion of a steam fire-engine in the Bowery, New York, June 18, 1868

Explosion of a steam fire-engine in the Bowery, New York, June 18, 186...

Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, 1868 July 4, p. 429. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

Sieur de Montauban, Explosion of Magazine, from the Pirates of the Spanish Main series (N19) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes

Sieur de Montauban, Explosion of Magazine, from the Pirates of the Spa...

Trade cards from the "Pirates of the Spanish Main" series (N19), issued ca. 1888 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes. Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

After the explosion

After the explosion

(DLC/PP-1936:0089). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court / Samuel Clemens. New York : Charles L. Webster & Co., 1889, p. 562.

Chicago World's Columbian Exposition, 1893

Chicago World's Columbian Exposition, 1893

Description: Close up of the fountains and sculpture of the 'Court of Honor' at the Chicago World's Columbian Exposition, 1893. Buildings of the Exposition can be seen in the background. The Smithsonian coordin... more

[Explosion in rock formation with people running, man diving into water, and woman in water]

[Explosion in rock formation with people running, man diving into wate...

Created and "copyrighted 1895 by H.A. Thomas & Wylie Lith. Co., 130-134 W. 24th St., N.Y." Title devised. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Explosion at Tremont & Boylston St., [Boston], Mar. 4, 1897

Explosion at Tremont & Boylston St., [Boston], Mar. 4, 1897

Crowd, streetcars and debris on streets. Photo copyrighted by E. Chickering, Boston. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings: St. rr Mass.; Mass. B Streets; Mass. B- Misc.... more

Explosion at Tremont & Boylston St., March 4, 1897

Explosion at Tremont & Boylston St., March 4, 1897

5 streetcars, rubble and crowd. Photoprint copyrighted by E. Chickering, Boston. No. 1. This record contains unverified data from caption card.

This will be an internal explosion / Keppler.

This will be an internal explosion / Keppler.

Print shows the child king Alfonso XIII as a wooden puppet slumped over on the "Throne of Spain" with a clergyman standing next to him, and on the walls to the right are portrait paintings of "Charles V, Ferdin... more

Burial of the "Maine" victims /

Burial of the "Maine" victims /

"Taken at Key West, Fla., March 27, 1898. First comes a detachment of sailors and marines in the left foreground, while at the right is seen a crowd of small colored boys, which precedes any public procession i... more

Wreck of the battleship "Maine" /

Wreck of the battleship "Maine" /

"Taken in Havana Harbor from a moving launch, and shows the wreck of the "Maine" surrounded by wrecking boats and other vessels. The warped and twisted remains show how thoroughly this immense mass of iron and ... more

Another explosion at hand / Keppler.

Another explosion at hand / Keppler.

Illustration shows William Jennings Bryan, using the hot-air from his "speeches", to inflate a large balloon labeled "Imperialism", of President McKinley dressed as the "Emperor of USA", holding a sceptor in on... more