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Two ships from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 19

Two ships from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 19

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of two ships engaged in a battle. Image taken from f. 19 of Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (the 'Smithfield Decretals'). Written in Latin.

Expositio liburnæ

Expositio liburnæ

Print shows an oxen-powered paddle-wheel ship used for military purposes. Title from item. Illus. in: Notitia vtraqve cvm Orientis tvm Occidentis vltra Arcadii Honoriiqve Cæsarvm tempora ... (Notitia dignitatum... more

Questo il uero disegno et forma della potentissima armata venetiana partita alli 23 luio da Corphu uerso Cipro ? trouat l'armata inimica 1570

Questo il uero disegno et forma della potentissima armata venetiana pa...

Engraved print shows sailing ships from the Venetian armada in formation from 1570. Title from first line of key caption. Reference copy in LOT 4601, no. 226B. Illustration in: Hauslab Album, plate 226B. Origin... more

Triplicus visus, directi, reflexi & refracti, de quo optica disputat, argumenta

Triplicus visus, directi, reflexi & refracti, de quo optica disputat, ...

Illustration showing aspects of optics: Battle scene with Archimedes' mirrors using sun to defend city of Syracuse against sailing ships, a rainbow, elephants crossing long bridge drawn in perspective, nude man... more

Naval Combat

Naval Combat

Jacques Callot (French, Nancy 1592–1635 Nancy)

Disigno dell' isola de Gerbi con le seche che la difendeno dall' inondatione del mare, ...

Disigno dell' isola de Gerbi con le seche che la difendeno dall' inond...

Print shows an assault on Jerba Island (Tunisia) by the Christian Alliance armada under the command of Andrea Doria and the arrival of the Turkish fleet; the Christian fleet retreats in advance of the Turks who... more

Kurtze und grundliche erzehelung der Machtigen vnd vbertrefflichen Armada Schiffen der Mugenden Edl. Herrn Staten, vnderm beleit des Hochgeb. Printzen Mauritij von Nassauw

Kurtze und grundliche erzehelung der Machtigen vnd vbertrefflichen Arm...

Print shows birdseye view of many sailing ships coming into the harbor near the island of Vulpen and map of the area around Biervliet, Vlissingen and Sluis in the Netherlands. Includes plan of the forts and loc... more

Naval attack in harbor

Naval attack in harbor

Print shows a birds-eye view of ships engaged in battle in the harbor in front of a large city. Embankment, quais, watch towers and city buildings are visible as are hills and river in the background. Details n... more

S. Salvador

S. Salvador

Print shows a birds-eye view of ships flying Dutch flags approaching the harbor Baya de Todos os Sanctos to the entrance of Salvador in Brazil. In May 1624, Dutch forces captured the town of Salvador in Brazil.... more

Entwerffung von Eroberung der Stadt Olinda so in der Hauptmansschaft Pharnambuco gelegen, vnd durch den Edlen Gestrengen vnd Manhafften Herrn Heinrich Cornelius Lonck, Generaln zu Wasser vnd Herrn Colonell Wartenburg zu Land eingenommen, Welche Eygentlich abgebildet vnd mit dem Jagd Schiff, der Braeck genannt überschicket worden

Entwerffung von Eroberung der Stadt Olinda so in der Hauptmansschaft P...

Print shows birds-eye view of the harbor and the hillside city of Olinda in Brazil in 1630. Shown are ships entering along the coast flying Dutch flags, flames visible in the background, troops and scenic backg... more

Fernambuch Citta principale nel Regno del Brasil acquistato dalli Signori Stati delli Paesi Bassi l'Anno 1630 adi 2. di Marzo per Francesco Valesio

Fernambuch Citta principale nel Regno del Brasil acquistato dalli Sign...

Print shows birds-eye view of the port of Pernambuco [Fernambuch] and the city Olinda in Brazil during the Dutch occupation of the region in 1630. Shown are ships entering along the coast and the confluence of... more

Eigentliche vorbildung der Spannischen Flott welche under dem comando Hern. Graven Johan von Nassawe etc. von Anttorff nacher Wilmstat gefahren, und von dem Holländischen Kriegschiffen under dem comando Hern Heinrich Princes von Oragnien etc. geschlagen worden Ao. 1631 den 13. Sept

Eigentliche vorbildung der Spannischen Flott welche under dem comando ...

Engraved print shows birds-eye view map of the area between Antwerp, Bergen op Zoom, Hoogstraten and Willemstad in Belgium and the Netherlands during the 1631 Battle of the Slaak in the Netherlands. Also shown ... more

King Louis the Fourteenth of France and the Battle of Vigo Bay

King Louis the Fourteenth of France and the Battle of Vigo Bay

Print shows King Louis XIV of France holding a scroll in his right hand and a hat in his left hand. Behind him are ships in the water and a plume of fire and smoke. Above him are reproductions of a medalion and... more

Svce so sequito delle scaramuzo con i turchi sotto Sebenico il giorno die Sta. Guvstina che fu adi 7 oto.re ala prezenza et interuento del Ill.mo. Emo. Sig. Iunardo Foscolo proueditor Generale di Dalmatia et Albania

Svce so sequito delle scaramuzo con i turchi sotto Sebenico il giorno ...

Birds-eye view engraving shows view from the sea looking toward the port of Šibenik, Croatia. In the hills opposite are troops and ships are in the harbor. Also shown are the St. Nicolas fortress, the island of... more

Vitoria ottenuta dala serenissma Republica di Venetia contra Turchi l'anno M.D.CLVI. adi XXVI Giugno comandata dal Ill.mo Ecc.mo Sig.r Lorenzo Marcelo

Vitoria ottenuta dala serenissma Republica di Venetia contra Turchi l'...

Engraved print shows birds-eye view of ships in the Dardanelles Strait in Turkey after the battle between the Turks and forces of the Venetian republic on June 26, 1656. Commander Lorenzo Marcello, leader of th... more

Seeschlacht bei den Dardanellen Ao. 1656

Seeschlacht bei den Dardanellen Ao. 1656

Print shows a birds eye view of ships in a harbor and additional ships in the foreground. The Venetians alligned with the Knights Hospitalier from Malta were victorious over Ottoman forces in a two-day battle o... more

Duncherchen assediato dall'armi Francesi sotto il Maresciallo di Turenne alli 24. di Maggio 1658 reso alli 25 di Giugno del d. mese Lerch, fec

Duncherchen assediato dall'armi Francesi sotto il Maresciallo di Turen...

Birds-eye view print shows plan of the fortified coastal city of Dunkerque (France) under siege by French forces under command of Marshall Turenne from May 24 until June 25, 1658. Print also shows an English ar... more

Assedio di Coppenhagen fatto dal Ré di Suetia 1659

Assedio di Coppenhagen fatto dal Ré di Suetia 1659

Birds-eye view print shows view of Copenhagen, Denmark under siege by Swedish forces in 1659. Includes vies of troop locations, fortifications and ships in the harbor. Elements in print are labeled A-T and numb... more

Aussführliche Relation dess hefftigen See-Gefecthtes der zwey grossen See-Flotten als Ihr. Königl. Mayest. von Gross-Brittanien und der Hochmögenden Herren Staten der Vereinigten Niederlanden so Anno 1665 den 2. 3. und 4. Junij auff der Holländischen Kusten geschehen G.A. Wolfgang, sc

Aussführliche Relation dess hefftigen See-Gefecthtes der zwey grossen ...

Birds-eye view engraving shows galleon war ships engaged in battle on the sea. Smoke and fire are depicted as well as sinking ships and sailors in open boats on the water. Includes medallion portraits of the En... more

Eigentliche Darstellung der Vestung Candia nebenst einer vollkömmlichen Beschreibung des jenigen so sich nach angelangten Königlichen Frantzösischen Succurs bey der langwirigen und merckwürdigen Belägerung solcher berühmten Haupt-Vestung bis zu völliger Aufhebung derselben zugetragen : darbey auch ein ausführlicher Bericht wie die Türcken vor Candia nunmehr gäntzlich abgetrieben enthalten auch denselben etwas von dem Tod des Königl. Frantzösischen Generals Herzogen von Beauforts, beigefügt ist

Eigentliche Darstellung der Vestung Candia nebenst einer vollkömmliche...

Birds-eye view print shows ships sailing into the harbor at Candia (Ērakleion), Greece. Include views of the fortifications around the city and a panorama view of the hills in the background. On the left side o... more

Abbildung der zwo blutigen Seeschlaten sic gehalten, auff den 7. vnd 14. Iuni 1673 zwischen beyden mächtigen königlichen Seeflotten von Franckreich vnd Englandt gegen die von den vereinigten Niderlanden ..

Abbildung der zwo blutigen Seeschlaten sic gehalten, auff den 7. vnd 1...

Birds-eye view engraving shows three views on one sheet. The top and largest picture shows galleon ships involved in battle on the sea. The picture on the lower left shows a plan of the star fortress of "Langac... more

L' Escalette Le Clerc f

L' Escalette Le Clerc f

Print shows the siege and bombardment of the fortified city of Messina or Taormina, Sicily, between 1674 and 1676 by the "Duc de Vivonne" commander of the fleet seen in the bay, and from batteries on the top of... more

Abbildung der Vestung Neu-Novarino in Morea sambt warhafftem und umständlichen Bericht welcher Gestalt selbige sampt der Vestung Alt-Novarino von der Venetianischen Armada den 15. Junii dieses 1686sten Jahrs glücklich erobert, der Feind aus dem Feld geschlagen, und grosse Beuten erhalten

Abbildung der Vestung Neu-Novarino in Morea sambt warhafftem und umstä...

Print shows a birds-eye view of the seaside fortress of Pylos (Navarino, Greece) in 1686. Includes views of ships in the harbor, troops marching through a mountain pass in the north and the star shaped fortress... more

Eigentliche Vorstellung der grossen See-Schlacht welche en 29 Maij st.n. von denen allierten Engl. und Holländis. und der Französ. See-Flotten gehalten worden 1692

Eigentliche Vorstellung der grossen See-Schlacht welche en 29 Maij st....

Birds-eye view engraving shows map with ships engaged in battle in the English channel between France and England. Identifed on the map are Plymouth, Portland, Isle de Wigh[t], Portesmouth, London and and Dover... more

Abris und richtige Beschreibung der blutigen See-Schlacht, zwischen denen Engel- und Holländern unter den Admiral Rüssel und Allemonde, wider den Französis. Admiral Tourville erhalten, den 29, 30, 31. May und 1 Jun. st. n. 1692

Abris und richtige Beschreibung der blutigen See-Schlacht, zwischen de...

Birds-eye view engraving shows ships in battle in concentric circle formation during the Battle of Barfleur, sometimes referred to the Battle of Tourville that took place on May 29-31, 1692 and the Battle of La... more

Wahre Proben, rühmlicher Tapferkeit gewiesen an den beeden See-Plätzen Dieppe und Havre de Grace Welche von der Englisch- und Holländischen Flotte unter dem Vice-Admiral Berckley Von Zeit dess 17. biss 31. Julii dieses 1694. Jahrs bombardirt, verbrand und ruiniret worden

Wahre Proben, rühmlicher Tapferkeit gewiesen an den beeden See-Plätzen...

Birds-eye view print presents two images. The upper image shows the harbor of Dieppe, France under fire from ships in the harbor. The lower image shows the fortified harbor of Havre de Grace [Le Havre], France ... more

De stadt Nyborg veroverdt door de Hr. Michiel de Ruiter, en 't slaan der Zweeden. Door de Deenen en der selfver bontgenooten op den 25 Nov. 1659 Stoopendael sculp

De stadt Nyborg veroverdt door de Hr. Michiel de Ruiter, en 't slaan d...

Print shows the liberation of Nyborg, Denmark, by the Dutch fleet under the command of Vice-Admiral Michiel de Ruyter; shows a bird's-eye view of the walled city of Nyborg in the upper left with the Danish army... more

Eigentliche Vorstellung und Beschreibung der durch die Engel. u. Holländische Flott bey Vigos in Gallicien eroberten Spanischen Gallionen und Frantzösischene Kriegs Schiffe, geschehen den 23. Oct. A. 1702

Eigentliche Vorstellung und Beschreibung der durch die Engel. u. Hollä...

Engraving shows large sailing ships heading into a bay. Explosions are depicted in some ships. On the ground are soldiers in formation, some men are in open boats or walking from the boats on a plank onto land.... more

Eigendtliche und warhaffte Vorstellung der Grossen See-Victori welche die Engell- und Holländische Flotte wider Franckreich erhalten

Eigendtliche und warhaffte Vorstellung der Grossen See-Victori welche ...

Engraving shows many ships in battle on choppy seas with smoke and flames coming from many damaged ships. Many sailors in open boats. In the distance, the city of Mallaga. Inset picture of the fortress at Gibra... more

Eigentliche Vorstellung der herrlichen Seeschlacht und grossen Victorie so am 24sten Augusti dieses 1704ten Jahres auff der Höhe vor Mallaga, von der Combinirten English-Holländischen Flotte gegen die Französische durch des gerechten Gottes Seegen und Beystand ist erfochten u. erhalten worden

Eigentliche Vorstellung der herrlichen Seeschlacht und grossen Victori...

Engraving shows many ships in battle on choppy seas with smoke and flames coming from many damaged ships. Many sailors in open boats. In the distance, the city of Mallaga. Above the battle is an angel holding t... more

Fürstllung der nach Gibraltar zum Entsatz bestimmten Französischen Flotte unter dem Admiral Pointy, wie Sie von dem Admiral Lacke aufgeschlagen worden den 24. Martii, Anno 1705

Fürstllung der nach Gibraltar zum Entsatz bestimmten Französischen Flo...

Engraving shows many ships in battle in the harbor near Gibraltar engaged at the end of the siege on March 24, 1705. Also shown is the harbor and fortress castle on the hill above the water. Includes key to des... more

Der Alliirten Schiff flotte

Der Alliirten Schiff flotte

Print shows a birds-eye view of ships in the harbor of Toulon, France during the battle of Toulon in 1707. Title from caption at bottom of print. Reference copy in LOT 4601, no. 233A. Illustration in: Hauslab A... more

[Battleships performing naval maneuvers in the 18th century]

[Battleships performing naval maneuvers in the 18th century]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Naval evolutions: or, a system of sea-discipline, .... London : Printed for W. Johnston, 1762. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western technol... more

Vue de la prise des forts et ville de Havane par les anglois en 1762

Vue de la prise des forts et ville de Havane par les anglois en 1762

Print shows a perspective rendering of the bombardment of Havana by British ships and the landing of English troops where the fortress wall has been breeched to capture the city. Title from item. Caption contin... more

Vue de la prise des forts et ville de Havane par les Anglois en 1762

Vue de la prise des forts et ville de Havane par les Anglois en 1762

Print shows a perspective rendering of the bombardment of Havana by British ships and the landing of English troops where the fortress wall has been breeched to capture the city. Title from item. Caption contin... more

A view of the fall of Montmorenci and the attack made by General Wolfe, on the French intrenchments near Beauport, with the Grenadiers of the army, July 31 1759 Vue de la chûte ou Saût de Montmorenci et de l'attaque des retrenchments Francois près de Beauport, par le Général Wolfe avec le Grenadiers de l'armée le 31 Juillet 1759 / / drawn on the spot by Capt. Hervey Smyth ; engraved by Wm. Elliot.

A view of the fall of Montmorenci and the attack made by General Wolfe...

Print shows British warships on the Saint Lawrence River disembark troops below cliffs at the Plains of Abraham, waterfall in the foreground. Title from item. Printed for John Bowles at No. 13 in Cornhill, Robe... more

The Phoenix and the Rose engaged by the enemy's fire ships and galleys on the 16 Augst. 1776 / engrav'd from the original picture by S. Serres from a sketch of Sir James Wallace's.

The Phoenix and the Rose engaged by the enemy's fire ships and galleys...

Print shows American ships attacking the British warships Phoenix and Rose on the Hudson River in New York. Title from item. Illus. in: The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Bri... more

The sea fight between Keppel and d'Orvilliers

The sea fight between Keppel and d'Orvilliers

Print shows a depiction of the naval engagement between the British fleet under Admiral Keppel and the French fleet under Count d'Orvilliers; framed with elaborate border. Title from item. Engraved for Cowley's... more

The defeat of the Spanish fleet under Don Juan de Langara, by Sir George Brydges Rodney, Decr. 16th 1779, off Cape St. Vincent - most humbly inscribed to Prince William Henry

The defeat of the Spanish fleet under Don Juan de Langara, by Sir Geor...

Print shows a naval battle between the British fleet, under the command of Sir George Brydges Rodney, and a much smaller Spanish fleet, under the command of Don Juan de Langara, off Cape Saint Vincent, Portugal... more

The Battle at La Hogue / painted by B. West, historical painter to His Majesty ; engraved by W. Woollett, engraver to His Majesty.

The Battle at La Hogue / painted by B. West, historical painter to His...

Print shows engagement of British, Dutch, and French fleets in the battle at La Hogue (Barfleur, France), in the English Channel, with close combat in row boats in the foreground. Title from item. At head of ti... more

To the right honble. Lord Rodney admiral of the White, vice admiral of Great Britain, Commander in Chief of his majesties fleet in the West Indies, this view of the glorious & signal victory obtain'd over the French fleet ... is most respectfuly offered by his lordships most obedt. & very humble servant Thomas Walker Lieut. 2d Battn. 60th light Infantry / Thos. Walker delin. ; Jno. Wells sculp.

To the right honble. Lord Rodney admiral of the White, vice admiral of...

Print shows the British fleet under Lord Rodney breaking the line of the French fleet under Count de Grasse; the French fleet "thrown into confusion" and attempting "to form a new line" with the British fleet b... more

Recueil d'estampes representant les differents evenemens de la guerre qui a procure l'Indépendance aux Etats unis de l'Amérique Précis de cette guerre N. Ponce, inv. et sculp

Recueil d'estampes representant les differents evenemens de la guerre ...

Print shows the title page with vignettes of various naval battles in which the British were engaged during the American Revolution; also shows the capture of Mobile by the Spanish under by Bernardo de Gálvez, ... more

Précis de cette guerre / N. Ponce inv. et sculp.

Précis de cette guerre / N. Ponce inv. et sculp.

Print shows the various theaters of war around the world wherein the British were engaged by other countries while also fighting on American soil during the revolutionary war. Includes five illustrations with d... more

Héroïsme des marins qui montoient le vaisseau Le Vengeur, le 3 juin 1794, ou 13 Prarial, an 2 de la République Ozanne inv. & del. ; Le Gouaz sculp

Héroïsme des marins qui montoient le vaisseau Le Vengeur, le 3 juin 17...

Print shows the sinking of the vessel Vengeur. Title from item. Plate from: Collection complète des tableaux historiques de la révolution française. Paris, chez Auber, 1804, no. 99.

The desperate action between the Terrible and Vengeance, Dec. 1757 Smirke & Cleveley del. ; Slann sc

The desperate action between the Terrible and Vengeance, Dec. 1757 Smi...

Print shows a framed painting of the naval battle between the French privateer Vengeance and the British privateer Terrible; flags are draped over the frame at top and two sailors sit on the base of the pedesta... more

Hornet sinking the Peacock

Hornet sinking the Peacock

Print shows the American warship Hornet sinking the HMS Peacock during battle on February 24, 1813, with sailors in rowboats, abandoning ship. In decorative border with anchors, American flags, ship rigging, an... more

Le Combat naval, gloire Américaine / Garneray,del ; Coquerel,sc.

Le Combat naval, gloire Américaine / Garneray,del ; Coquerel,sc.

Print shows the U.S. Constitution and HBM Java, her masts and sails destroyed, after a battle during the War of 1812. Title from item. Reference copy in LOT 4413A.

Capture of H.B.M. Frigate Macedonian, Capt. J.S. Carden by the U.S. frigate United States, Stephen Decatur, Esqr., Commander / painted by T. Birch, A.C.S.A. & P.A. ; engraved by B. Tanner, A.C.S.A.

Capture of H.B.M. Frigate Macedonian, Capt. J.S. Carden by the U.S. fr...

Print shows British frigate Macedonian, her masts and sails destroyed, being fired upon by the U.S. frigate United States during the War of 1812. 59P U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Inscription: To Comm... more

Enterprise and Boxer

Enterprise and Boxer

Print shows the American warship Enterprise engaged in battle with HMS Boxer. In decorative border with anchors, American flags, ship rigging, an eagle, and cameo portraits of two ships. Title from item.

This representation of the battle on Lake Erie is respectfully inscribed to Commodore Perry, his officers and gallant crews, by their humble servant James Webster - second view / drawn by Sully and Kearney ; etched by C. Tiebout ; & engraved by G. Murray ; printed by Rogers and Esler.

This representation of the battle on Lake Erie is respectfully inscrib...

Print shows many ships from the stern engaged in battle on Lake Erie. Title from item. Entered according to Act of Congress the 26 July 1815 by Murray, Draper, Fairman & Co., and J. Webster of the State of Pennsylvania.

Com. MacDonough's victory on Lake Champlain Sept. 11th 1814 / M. Cornè p. ; W. Hoogland sc.

Com. MacDonough's victory on Lake Champlain Sept. 11th 1814 / M. Cornè...

Print shows the battle on Lake Champlain and the land battle at Plattsburgh, 1814, Sept. 11.

Constitution's escape from the British squadron after a chase of sixty hours / M. Cornè p. ; W. Hoogland sc.

Constitution's escape from the British squadron after a chase of sixty...

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

First view of Com. Perry's victory / M. Cornè ; W.B. Annin sc.

First view of Com. Perry's victory / M. Cornè ; W.B. Annin sc.

Print shows American warships under the command of Admiral Oliver Hazard Perry, firing on British warships during the Battle of Lake Erie. Title from item. Printed above image: Engraved for the Naval Monument. ... more

Second view of Com. Perry's victory / M. Cornè p. ; W.B. Annin sc.

Second view of Com. Perry's victory / M. Cornè p. ; W.B. Annin sc.

Print shows American warships under the command of Admiral Oliver Hazard Perry, firing on British warships during the Battle of Lake Erie. Title from item. Printed above image: Engraved for the Naval Monument. ... more

Capture of the Guerriere by the Constitution / T. Birch A.C.S.A. ; D. Kimberly sc.

Capture of the Guerriere by the Constitution / T. Birch A.C.S.A. ; D. ...

Print shows the Constitution, in the background, firing on the wreckage of the HMS Guerriere, the last remaining mast is falling, in the aftermath of the battle between the two ships. Title from item. Printed b... more

Naval battle with American battleship and sailors in the lower right corner cheering as a ship explodes on the left William Warner

Naval battle with American battleship and sailors in the lower right c...

Title devised by Library staff. Signed in pencil on lower right corner: William Warner. Includes unrelated newsprint on paper mount on verso. (DLC/PP-2000:095) Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection at the ... more

Combat naval dans la Baie d'Algésiras, 5 Juillet 1801 peint par Roux ; gravé par Chavane

Combat naval dans la Baie d'Algésiras, 5 Juillet 1801 peint par Roux ;...

Print shows a naval battle in the Bay of Algeciras between British battleships and a smaller contingent of French battleships and Spanish gunboats. Title from item. Printed at top left: Galrie. histque. de Vers... more

Saga gorō mitsutoki

Saga gorō mitsutoki

Print shows Mitsutoki wearing protective padded armor from which several arrows are protruding, prostrating himself onboard a Taira ship. He is reporting to "Tomomori", "Emperor Antoku", and others during the ... more

A N.b.E. view of the fort on the western end of Sulivans Island with the disposition of His Majesty's fleet commanded by Commodore Sir Peter Parker Knt. &c &c &c during the attack on the 28th. of June 1776, which lasted 9 hours and 40 minutes

A N.b.E. view of the fort on the western end of Sulivans Island with t...

Print shows Sullivan's Island at the entrance to Charleston Harbor, South Carolina, and Fort Sullivan; prominent features identified by letter with legend printed below image. Title from item. Possible restrike... more

A N.W.b.N. view of Charles Town from on board the Bristol ... taken in Five Fathom Hole the day after the attack upon Fort Sulivan by the Commodore & his squadron, which action continued 9 hours & 40 minutes / engrav'd ... by Wm. Faden.

A N.W.b.N. view of Charles Town from on board the Bristol ... taken in...

Print shows Charleston Harbor, South Carolina, with the British fleet in the foreground, at the time of the assault on Fort Sullivan, with the city of Charleston visible in the background; prominent features id... more

Combat dans la mer du nord, 2 Octobre 1706 / peint par Gudin ; gravé par Skelton.

Combat dans la mer du nord, 2 Octobre 1706 / peint par Gudin ; gravé p...

Naval battle between French and British ships in the North Sea. Diagraphe et pantographe-Gavard. Gal'rie hist'que de Versailles. Sie. III Son 3.

Combat dans la mer du nord, Juin 1696 / peint par Gudin ; gravé par Chavanne.

Combat dans la mer du nord, Juin 1696 / peint par Gudin ; gravé par Ch...

Naval battle between French and British ships in the North Sea.

M'Donough's victory on Lake Champlain - after an action of 2 hours, & 2 minutes lith. & pub. by Sarony & Major, 99 Nassau near Fulton St., N.York

M'Donough's victory on Lake Champlain - after an action of 2 hours, & ...

Print showing battleships engaged in battle on Lake Champlain during the War of 1812. 174 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Title devised by Library staff. Inscribed in ink at bottom: Deposited in the Cle... more

The Constitution and Guerriere / drawn by G. White ; engd by J.C. McRae.

The Constitution and Guerriere / drawn by G. White ; engd by J.C. McRa...

Print shows the Constitution, in the background, firing on the wreckage of the HMS Guerriere in the aftermath of the battle between the two ships. Title from item.

Desperate conflict of American seamen under Decatur, on boarding a Tripolitan corsair / Whitney and Jocelyn sc; Darley, fecit.

Desperate conflict of American seamen under Decatur, on boarding a Tri...

Illustration shows Stephen Decatur and his men fighting hand-to-hand fight on board a Tripolitan gunboat during the First Barbary War. Title from item. Illus. in: Life and death on the ocean: a collection of ex... more

Sebastopol from the sea - sketched from the deck of H.M.S. Sidon / W. Simpson delt. ; T. Picken lith.

Sebastopol from the sea - sketched from the deck of H.M.S. Sidon / W. ...

Print shows sailors and cannons on deck of the H.M.S. Sidon, with a distant view of the forts and other buildings in Sevastopolʹ. Title from item. Plate in: The seat of war in the east : Dedicated by permission... more

Scene on the Macedonian after the battle

Scene on the Macedonian after the battle

Print shows a busy scene in the physician's quarters below deck on the HMS Macedonian where wounded sailors are being attended to by medical staff, some are having limbs amputated. Title from item. Illus. from:... more

President and Plantagenet

President and Plantagenet

Print shows the USS President sailing to the left, in the foreground, and the HMS Plantagenet, on the right, in the background. Title from item. Inscribed below image: "President". Published in The Naval battle... more

Battle between the United States and the Macedonian / painted by Chappel ; engraved by Duthie.

Battle between the United States and the Macedonian / painted by Chapp...

Print shows the warship United States, on the right, firing at HMS Macedonian on the left. Title from item. From the original picture in the possession of the Publishers.

Battle between the Constitution and the Guerriere / painted by Alonzo Chappel ; engraved by James D. Smillie.

Battle between the Constitution and the Guerriere / painted by Alonzo ...

Print shows the Constitution and the wreckage of the HMS Guerriere, at sea in the aftermath of the battle between the two ships. Title from item.

Commodore Perry at the battle of Lake Erie / J.R. Chapin ; F.F. Walker.

Commodore Perry at the battle of Lake Erie / J.R. Chapin ; F.F. Walker...

Print shows Admiral Oliver Hazard Perry behind a cannon aboard ship during the Battle of Lake Erie, with men waving hats, and a rooster perched on an unattended cannon.

Action between the Constitution and the Guerriere / Chapin ; Rogers.

Action between the Constitution and the Guerriere / Chapin ; Rogers.

Print shows HMS Guerriere without masts in the aftermath of battle with the USS Constitution. Title from item.

Commodore Perry at the battle of Lake Erie. "Ready! All ready your honor" / J.R. Chapin ; W. Ridgway.

Commodore Perry at the battle of Lake Erie. "Ready! All ready your hon...

Print shows Admiral Oliver Hazard Perry speaking to gunners aboard ship during the Battle of Lake Erie.

The Civil War in America--Naval engagement in Hampton Roads: the Confederate iron-plated steamer Merrimac (or Virginia) running into the Federal sloop Cumberland / from a sketch by T. Nast.

The Civil War in America--Naval engagement in Hampton Roads: the Confe...

Illus. in: The Illustrated London news, 1862 April 5, p. 327.

The war in Louisiana - destruction of the U.S. transport John Warner by confederate batteries on Red River, May 4 / from a sketch by our special artist, C.E.H. Bonwill.

The war in Louisiana - destruction of the U.S. transport John Warner b...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, l864 June 18, p. 197.

Rebel attack on our gun-boats in the Red River

Rebel attack on our gun-boats in the Red River

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 8, 1864 May 14, p. 305.

Battle of Lake Erie / painted by W.H. Powell ; engraved by T. Phillibrown.

Battle of Lake Erie / painted by W.H. Powell ; engraved by T. Phillibr...

Print shows Admiral Oliver Hazard Perry in a rowboat while being transferred from the U.S. Brig Lawrence to the U.S. Brig Niagara. Title from item. Caption: "If a victory is to be gained, I'll gain it" Oliver ... more

Battle of Lake Erie / painted by W.H. Powell.

Battle of Lake Erie / painted by W.H. Powell.

Print shows Admiral Oliver Hazard Perry in a rowboat while being transferred from the U.S. Brig Lawrence to the U.S. Brig Niagara. Title from item. Caption: "If a victory is to be gained, I'll gain it" [Oliver... more

"She pretended to eat a little of the furmity with the leaden spoon." / R. Barnes. An engagement in the oyster war on the Chesapeake / / from a sketch by F. Cresson Schell

"She pretended to eat a little of the furmity with the leaden spoon." ...

Illustrates scene of Mrs. Newsam and old saleswoman at the fair from Thomas Hardy's The Mayor of Casterbridge; and oyster boats at war in the Chesapeake Bay off the Maryland shore. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1... more

Daimotsu kaijō no tsuki

Daimotsu kaijō no tsuki

Print shows a Musashibo Benkei praying to appease the gods and calm the rough seas so that his ship may cross Daimotsu Bay safely. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo p... more

The opening of the lower Mississippi and the capture of New Orleans. Mortar-steamers attacking the water-battery of Fort Jackson / E.H., sc. ; J. Davidson.

The opening of the lower Mississippi and the capture of New Orleans. M...

"Clifton" and "Westfield," altered New York City ferry-boats. "Owasco." "Harriet Lane." Illus. in: Battles and leaders of the Civil War, p. 96.

The Opening of the lower Mississippi and the capture of New Orleans. Section of Fort St. Philip during the engagement / A.L., sc. ; J.O. Davidson.

The Opening of the lower Mississippi and the capture of New Orleans. S...

Illus. in: Battles and leaders of the Civil War, p. 96.

Uncle Sam's dream of conquest and carnage - caused by reading the Jingo newspapers Keppler

Uncle Sam's dream of conquest and carnage - caused by reading the Jing...

Print shows Uncle Sam asleep in a chair with a large eagle perched on a stand next to him; he is dreaming of conquests and annexations, asserting his "Monroe Doctrine" rights, becoming master of the seas, putti... more

[Naval battle scene - ships and small boats engaged in battle in a bay near a fort]

[Naval battle scene - ships and small boats engaged in battle in a bay...

Title devised by Library staff, other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Chugoku hanga (Chinese) woodblock print. Forms part of: Japanese prints and draw... more

Battle of Trafalgar

Battle of Trafalgar

33028 U.S. Copyright Office. General information about the Popular and Applied Graphic Art print materials is available at: https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.pga Title information compiled by Junior Fellows, 2005-... more

U.S.S. Oregon, watching a shot at the Cristobal Colon, Battle of Santiago

U.S.S. Oregon, watching a shot at the Cristobal Colon, Battle of Santi...

Attribution based on negative D4-20855. "920" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 020859. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

U.S.S. Texas, quarter deck after Battle of Santiago, whitened by saltpetre i.e. saltpeter from guns

U.S.S. Texas, quarter deck after Battle of Santiago, whitened by saltp...

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 021015. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

U.S.S. Oregon, watching a shot at the Cristobal Colon, Battle of Santiago

U.S.S. Oregon, watching a shot at the Cristobal Colon, Battle of Santi...

Attribution based on negative D4-20855. "919" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 020857. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Pumping air to the divers in Battleship Maine, Havana Harbor, Cuba

Pumping air to the divers in Battleship Maine, Havana Harbor, Cuba

28969 U.S. Copyright Office. No. 9100. Copyright by B.L. Singley.