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Topic: greenwich

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Pikeman’s Armor

Pikeman’s Armor

In battle formation, pikemen stood together in tight ranks and used their pikes to defend unarmored musketeers. The latter were deployed on the flanks of the pikemen and retreated behind them to reload after fi... more

Printer's ornament from "Greenwich Hill. A poem"

Printer's ornament from "Greenwich Hill. A poem"

This image has been taken from scan 000003 from "Greenwich Hill. A poem". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the British Library's flickr photostream.

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Basket-hilted Sword

Basket-hilted Sword

The basket is decorated with the royal arms of Great Britain as used between 1714 and 1801.

John Campbell, Duke of Argyle and Greenwich

John Campbell, Duke of Argyle and Greenwich

Medalist: Jacques-Antoine Dassier (Swiss, Geneva 1715–1759 Copenhagen)

Basket-Hilted Sword

Basket-Hilted Sword

The intricate interlace pattern of the basket includes the monogram IB or JB, presumably the initials of the original owner.

Shipyard, Greenwich

Shipyard, Greenwich

Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London)

One Tree Hill, Greenwich Park

One Tree Hill, Greenwich Park

Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London)

Lindos, ent[ra]nc[e] to Admirals pen from Greenwich, Jamaica

Lindos, ent[ra]nc[e] to Admirals pen from Greenwich, Jamaica

Drawing shows two enormous trees in front of a gated field with a house, trees, and mountains in the background; a man sits under a tree and a woman carries objects on her head in the foreground.

A tribute to Paine : L'homme de deux mondes. Born at Thetford, England, Jan. 29, (O.S.) 1737. Died at Greenwich, New York, June 8, 1809 / J. W. Jarvis, pinx 1805 ; J. R. Ames, del.

A tribute to Paine : L'homme de deux mondes. Born at Thetford, England...

Print shows author and philosopher Thomas Paine, bust portrait, facing right encircled by a decorative border consisting of a wreath and symbols such as scales, a quill, a key, and a dove; also shows Paine's bo... more

London from Greenwich (Liber Studiorum, part V, plate 26)

London from Greenwich (Liber Studiorum, part V, plate 26)

Turner distilled his ideas about landscape In "Liber Studiorum" (Latin for Book of Studies), a series of seventy prints plus a frontispiece published between 1807 and 1819. To establish the compositions, he mad... more

View of London from Greenwich

View of London from Greenwich

Turner here offers a panorama of greater London as seen from Greenwich Park, looking down towards the Naval Hospital designed by Sir Christopher Wren, the river Thames, and the distant city. The foreground is l... more

$1000 Bill for The Greenwich Bank, The City of New York

$1000 Bill for The Greenwich Bank, The City of New York

Asher Brown Durand (American, Jefferson, New Jersey 1796–1886 Maplewood, New Jersey)

Greenwich Hospital (recto); Study of a Building (verso)

Greenwich Hospital (recto); Study of a Building (verso)

This quick sketch brims with useful information: near the top of the sheet, between the paired columns, touches of blue watercolor (and, elsewhere, the word "blue") indicate the color of the sky; at the upper r... more

A Greenwich Pensioner!

A Greenwich Pensioner!

John Doyle (Irish, Dublin 1797–1868 London)

Greenwich Park

Greenwich Park

James McNeill Whistler (American, Lowell, Massachusetts 1834–1903 London)

[Greenwich pensioner]

[Greenwich pensioner]

Print shows a retired gentleman relaxing in grass in Greenwich, London, England.

Greenwich Park

Greenwich Park

James McNeill Whistler (American, Lowell, Massachusetts 1834–1903 London)

Greenwich Pensioner

Greenwich Pensioner

Whistler studied etching in London under the tutelage of his brother-in-law, Sir Francis Seymour Haden, a leader of the etching revival movement. While visiting Greenwich Park with Seymour Haden, Whistler made ... more

Greenwich Park

Greenwich Park

James McNeill Whistler (American, Lowell, Massachusetts 1834–1903 London)

Route of 3rd Corps from Cattlet's [sic] to Greenwich, Va.

Route of 3rd Corps from Cattlet's [sic] to Greenwich, Va.

The maps shows the location of the Union III Corps under Sickles and Confederate troops under A.P. Hill between Catlett's Station and Manassas Junction, Va. The Manassas Gap and the Orange and Alexandria railro... more

The Reels of Gutta-percha Covered Conducting Wire Conveyed into Tanks at the Works of the Telegraph Construction and Maintenance Company, at Greenwich

The Reels of Gutta-percha Covered Conducting Wire Conveyed into Tanks ...

One of the 19th century's great technological achievements was to lay a telegraphic cable beneath the Atlantic, allowing messages to speed back and forth between North America and Europe in minutes, rather than... more

The Cable Passed From the Works into the Hulk (the Old Frigate Iris) Lying in the Thames at Greenwich

The Cable Passed From the Works into the Hulk (the Old Frigate Iris) L...

One of the 19th century's great technological achievements was to lay a telegraphic cable beneath the Atlantic, allowing messages to speed back and forth between North America and Europe in minutes, rather than... more

Coiling the Cable in the Large Tanks at the Works of the Telegraph Construction and Maintenance Company of Greenwich, 1865

Coiling the Cable in the Large Tanks at the Works of the Telegraph Con...

One of the 19th century's great technological achievements was to lay a telegraphic cable beneath the Atlantic, allowing messages to speed back and forth between North America and Europe in minutes, rather than... more

Greenwich, Albert - Age [Blank], Year: 1865 - 11th US Colored Heavy Artillery, Misc Cards, E-Y - United States Colored Troops: Artillery Organizations

Greenwich, Albert - Age [Blank], Year: 1865 - 11th US Colored Heavy Ar...

Carded Records Showing Military Service of Soldiers Who Fought in Volunteer Organizations During the American Civil War

Scene in Printing-House Square, New York City Elevated railway in Greenwich Street, New York City / / sketched by Stanley Fox.

Scene in Printing-House Square, New York City Elevated railway in Gree...

Two illustrations: one showing street peddlers, street entertainers, and their customers in front of the Times and Tribune offices; the other showing elevated railway in Greenwich Street, New York City.