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.
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
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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
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
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
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)
(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.
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)
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
William Jennings Bryan using pipe, "speeches", to blow up William McKinley as balloon, "imperialism." Illus. in: Puck, 1900 Sept. 19, centerfold. Copyright by Keppler & Schwarzmann.
Skeppet "Louise Adelaides" explosion i Gäddviken den 23 juli 1901. (Explosionen skedde 08.25 f.m. och fotografiet togs kl 0930 f.m.).
This is a stereoscopic view, but must be cut apart and transposed in order to get the effect, as you probably know. In order to blast the logs deep holes were bored along the top of the log. A charge of "Giant ... More
Shelling near the British trenches, Western Front, during World War I. This photograph must have been taken by one of the official war photographers as it appears to have been shot from inside a frontline trenc... More
The buildings of Meaulte being shelled. There is a lot of smoke from the explosions, and debris flying through the air. The buildings are in the process of collapsing from the force of the blast. This should be... More