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Topic: naval warfare

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Expositio liburnæ

Expositio liburnæ

Print shows an oxen-powered paddle-wheel ship used for military purposes.

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

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 Jarbah Island by the Christian armada under the command of Andrea Doria and the arrival of the Turkish fleet; the Christian fleet retreats in advance of the Turks who subsequently lay ... 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

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

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

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

Der Siegende Engelan̈der und der Streitende Americaner Welches sich den 19. Sept: Anno. 1777 ... / J.M.P. sc. ; J.M. Probst exc. A.P.

Der Siegende Engelan̈der und der Streitende Americaner Welches sich de...

Print shows a military officer, probably British, standing before two Natives, representing America, wearing feathered skirts and headdresses, gesturing to a raging naval battle and bombardment of a fort; to th... 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.

Combat memorable entre le Pearson et Paul Jones / Richard Paton pinxit ; gravé par Balth. Frederic Leizel [sic].

Combat memorable entre le Pearson et Paul Jones / Richard Paton pinxit...

Vue d'optique showing naval battle during Revolutionary War between John Paul Jones of the Bonhomme Richard and Capt. Richard Pearson of the British naval vessel Serapis, Sept. 22, 1779.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

HBM frigate Macedonian, Capt. Carden, striking her colours to the U.S. frigate United States, Com'd. Decatur the 25th Octr. 1812 / painted from a drawing onboard ; J.Y. sc.

HBM frigate Macedonian, Capt. Carden, striking her colours to the U.S....

Print showing the heavily damaged HBM Macedonian surrendering during battle with the USS United States.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

"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.

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.

On board the battle-ship "Oregon" during the chase of the "Cristóbal Colon," July 3

On board the battle-ship "Oregon" during the chase of the "Cristóbal C...

Composite of four reproductions of photographs of the crew of the battleship Oregon celebrating after the surrender of the Colon off Santiago de Cuba, and one view of the Spanish cruiser Cristóbal Colon.

Spanish ship "Pedro," captured by U.S.S. "New York," April 22. Capture of the Spanish steamer "Buena Ventura," by the U.S. gunboat "Nashville," 17 miles off Key West, Friday morning, April 22 / drawn by Carlton T. Chapman, special artist for Harper's Weekly

Spanish ship "Pedro," captured by U.S.S. "New York," April 22. Capture...

Steamships captured by U.S. ships three days before the start of the Spanish-American War.

Vizcaya, Santiago Harbor, Cuba, July 3, 1898, Spanish-American War

Vizcaya, Santiago Harbor, Cuba, July 3, 1898, Spanish-American War

Photograph shows the burned out ship, Vizcaya, in Santiago Harbor. Title from item.

U.S.S. Iowa, pig taken from Spanish cruiser Cristobal Colon

U.S.S. Iowa, pig taken from Spanish cruiser Cristobal Colon

Detroit Publishing Co. no. 020462. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Wreck of the Vizcaya, Battle of Santiago, 1898

Wreck of the Vizcaya, Battle of Santiago, 1898

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 021539. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Another party heard from / J.S. Pughe.

Another party heard from / J.S. Pughe.

Print shows Neptune sitting among the sunken wrecks of the Spanish fleet during the Spanish-American War.

The sphinx of the period / Keppler.

The sphinx of the period / Keppler.

Print shows Puck standing on wooden scaffolding in front of the bow of a huge new battleship in drydock with a large sphinx on the deck between the big guns.

Wreck of the "Maine."--Divers going down

Wreck of the "Maine."--Divers going down

22234 U.S. Copyright Office. No. 1449. Sold only by Griffith & Griffith. American and Foreign Views.

The disciple of Farragut is worthy of his master / Keppler.

The disciple of Farragut is worthy of his master / Keppler.

Print shows George Dewey, bust portrait, facing left, wearing military uniform, framed by a laurel wreath draped with the American flag; vignette in upper right shows Admiral David G. Farragut on the rigging of... more