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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)

Oorlogsschip in storm
Een Frans drie-deks oorlogsschip met volle zeilen
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)

Nederlands oorlogsschip met drie masten, ca. 1625
Zeeslag bij Lowestoft en het ontploffen van de Eendracht, 1665
Het ontploffen van de Eendracht tijdens de zeeslag bij Lowestoft, 1665
Het ontploffen van de Eendracht tijdens de zeeslag bij Lowestoft, 1665
Castel Nuovo te Napels explodeert gedeeltelijk tijdens de feestviering ter herinnering aan de overwinning van de keizer te Nordlingen, 1636
Hollandse schip Walcheren explodeert samen met vijf Portugese schepen, 1631
Halfmodel van het oorlogsschip De Vrede
Het ontploffen van het Nederlandse oorlogschip Alphen voor Curacao, 1778
Het ontploffen van het Nederlandse oorlogsschip Alphen voor Curacao, 1778
Ontploffen van het oorlogsschip Alphen in de haven van Curaçao, 1778
Ontploffen van het oorlogsschip Alphen in de haven van Curaçao, 1778
Het ontploffen van het Nederlandse oorlogschip Alphen voor Curacao, 1778
Oorlogsschip Kennemerland in brand, 1778
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.

A Military Convoy Surprised by an Explosion

A Military Convoy Surprised by an Explosion

Dirk Langendijk (Dutch, Rotterdam 1748–1805 Rotterdam)

The Rapenburg in Leiden three Days after the Explosion of the Gunpowder-Ship on 12 January 1807
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]

[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.

Terrible disaster. Boiler explosion on board a Staten Island ferry boat, with dreadful loss of life .... Composed by A. W. Harmon. Tune. "The dying Californian."
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.

[Morris Island (vicinity), South Carolina. The "Marsh Battery" or "Swamp Angel" after the explosion, August 22, 1863]
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

[Morris Island, South Carolina. The "Marsh Battery" or "Swamp Angel" after the explosion, August 22, 1863]
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.

[Morris Island (vicinity), South Carolina. The "Marsh Battery" or "Swamp Angel" after the explosion, August 22, 1863]
[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.

City Point, Virginia. Wharves after the explosion of ordnance barges on August 4, 1864
Little Mack and his party "going up" Salt River on a gunboat. Terrific explosion of the "Quaker gun" and destruction of the entire party.
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.

Explosion des Marineluftschiffes L2 Projection für Alle

Explosion des Marineluftschiffes L2 Projection für Alle

Explosió d'un aeròstat marí mentre vola.

Het schrobben van het dek aan boord van een oorlogsschip
Geschut aan boord van een oorlogsschip. Photomechanical print.
Werkzaamheden aan boord van een oorlogsschip. Photomechanical print.
Matrozen houden een schermwedstrijd aan boord van een oorlogsschip. Photomechanical print.
De kapitein aan dek van een oorlogsschip. Photomechanical print.
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)

Gezicht op een oorlogsschip op open water. Photomechanical print.
Zijkant van een oorlogsschip. Photomechanical print.
After the explosion. Book illustration from Library of Congress

After the explosion. Book illustration from Library of Congress

(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.

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

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

Explosion of the Vizcaya, Battle of Santiago, July 3, 1898
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

Explosion of the Vizcaya, Battle of Santiago, 1898
Verkan av en explosion utförd av AB Express-Dynamits fabriker.

Verkan av en explosion utförd av AB Express-Dynamits fabriker.

Verkan av en explosion utförd av AB Express-Dynamits fabriker.

Another explosion at hand / Keppler ; J. Ottmann Lith. Co., Puck Bldg., N.Y.

Another explosion at hand / Keppler ; J. Ottmann Lith. Co., Puck Bldg....

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.

Kolorerade fotografier. Explosion i krigsfartyget.

Kolorerade fotografier. Explosion i krigsfartyget.

Kolorerade fotografier. Explosion i krigsfartyget.

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

Logging, Blasting a log, early 1900's.
Scene of New York Central explosion
Erik Eriksson - Skeppet "Louise Adelaides" explosion i Gäddviken den 23 juli 1901. (Explosionen skedde 08.25 f.m. och fotografiet togs kl 0930 f.m.).

Erik Eriksson - Skeppet "Louise Adelaides" explosion i Gäddviken den 2...

Skeppet "Louise Adelaides" explosion i Gäddviken den 23 juli 1901. (Explosionen skedde 08.25 f.m. och fotografiet togs kl 0930 f.m.).

[Martinique - Saint-Pierre - "A terrible volcanic explosion, Mount Pelee in eruption - May 1902]

[Martinique - Saint-Pierre - "A terrible volcanic explosion, Mount Pel...

Stereo by Underwood & Underwood. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

Explosion of an ammunition wagon during the Battle of Paardeberg, Boer War, World's Fair, St. Louis, U.S.A.

Explosion of an ammunition wagon during the Battle of Paardeberg, Boer...

H 53816 U.S. Copyright Office. No. 16. Title from item.

Sequoia log being blasted Converse Basin 1905, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks

Sequoia log being blasted Converse Basin 1905, Sequoia and Kings Canyo...

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

Brandkårens provning av explosionssäkert transportkärl för bensin.

Brandkårens provning av explosionssäkert transportkärl för bensin.

Brandkårens provning av explosionssäkert transportkärl för bensin.

Submarine mine explosion
Police and crowd at scene after bomb explosion, Union Square, anarchist riot, New York
Scene of explosion - Central Park
Building 221 (65-3) Showing Crate of Tin Cans Damaged by Explosion of June 29, 1913

Building 221 (65-3) Showing Crate of Tin Cans Damaged by Explosion of ...

Photographs of the Construction and Repair of Buildings, Facilities, and Vessels at the New York Navy Yard

Building 221 (65-3), Showing Sash in North Doors Damaged by Explosion June 29, 1913, Looking South

Building 221 (65-3), Showing Sash in North Doors Damaged by Explosion ...

Photographs of the Construction and Repair of Buildings, Facilities, and Vessels at the New York Navy Yard

Building 221 (65-3), Looking Northwest from Building 120 (79), Showing Oakum Removed After Explosion of June 29, 1913

Building 221 (65-3), Looking Northwest from Building 120 (79), Showing...

Photographs of the Construction and Repair of Buildings, Facilities, and Vessels at the New York Navy Yard

Explosion einer 28cm Mine.
Brand und Explosion der Munitionswerkstatt in Ajdovscina (Haidenschaft)
Explosion von leichten Minen und Wurfgranaten.
Explosion einer 40cm Mine.
German shell bursting close to our trenches, Flanders

German shell bursting close to our trenches, Flanders

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

Explosion einer Mine nahe Ajdovscina (Haidenschaft)
Explosion einer Granate.Standpunkt: Geschützstellung Hinterjoch. Sicht gegen Süden.
Explosion einer Mine nahe Ajdovscina (Haidenschaft)
Explosion einer Mine nahe Ajdovscina (Haidenschaft)
Explosion einer 40cm Mine (Techn.Kurs i.Oberfellach.)
Explosion von Handgranaten Infanterieregiment 1
Explosion einer Mine nahe Ajdovscina (Haidenschaft)
Scheuendes Pferd nach einer Explosion.

Scheuendes Pferd nach einer Explosion.

Fotograf: 20. Korpskommando.

Explosion von leichten Minen und Wurfgrananate
Explosion von schweren Minen.und Wurfgranaten
German shelling Meaulte which we took on the morning of 23rd August

German shelling Meaulte which we took on the morning of 23rd August

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

Explosion einer schweren Mine.
Brand und Explosion der Munitionswerkstatt in Ajdovscina (Haidenschaft)
Explosion einer 40cm Mine
Explosion einer Mine nahe Ajdovscina (Haidenschaft)
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