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The Simple Retreat

Wang Meng depicted scholars in their retreats, creating imaginary portraits that capture not the physical likeness of a person or place but rather an interior world of shared associations and ideals. He present... more

"Bizhan Forces Farud to Retreat into his Fort", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)

This painting shows the dramatic confrontation between the hero Bizhan, on the right, and Farud, the brave halfbrother of the Iranian king Kai Khusrau, in the fort on the left. Each has just slain his opponent’... more

Retreat of the Belgae from BL Royal 17 F II, f. 60v

Detail of a miniature of the retreating army of Belgae followed by the Romans. Image taken from f. 60v of La grant hystoire Cesar, i.e. Les faits des Romains, with additional texts. Written in French.

Retreat of the Belgae from BL Royal 17 F II, f. 60v

Miniature of the retreating army of Belgae followed by the Romans, with a partial border including the Yorkist badge of the white ~rose-en-soleil~ and the royal arms of England. Image taken from f. 60v of La gr... more

Summer Retreat in the Eastern Grove

This poem, written in the running-script style of Huang Tingjian (1045–1105), is one of two poems by Wen appended to this painting. Both texts reveal Wen Zhengming's early study of the Northern Song master's la... more

Mountain Retreat

This painting and its accompanying inscription belonged to an album made for the noted Nanjing collector and high official Zhou Lianggong (1612–1672). A leading patron of contemporary artists, Zhou assembled a ... more

At the Head of a Swiss Army, Francesco I d'Este, with Uncrushed Spirit, Confronts the Enemy under Bozzolo, who has Many Advantages, and Demands their Retreat, from L'Idea di un Principe ed Eroe Cristiano in Francesco I d'Este, di Modena e Reggio Duca VIII [...]

This print is from L'Idea di un Principe ed Eroe Cristiano in Francesco I d'Este, di Modena e Reggio Duca VIII [...] collected in an album of brown boards. Four prints are hinged on each page of the album with ... more

A Peep into the Retreat at Tinnechurch (United Irish)

Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London)

King Joe's Retreat From Madrid

Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London)

map from "[The Expedition of Cyrus into Persia; and the Retreat of the Ten Thousand Greeks. Translated ... with critical and historical notes, by Edward Spelman ... A new edition, etc.]"

This image has been taken from scan 000024 from "[The Expedition of Cyrus into Persia; and the Retreat of the Ten Thousand Greeks. Translated ... with critical and historical notes, by Edward Spelman ... A new ... more

Map from "Sketch of a Journal of the Retreat and Flight of the French Armies from Moscow, and the pursuit of the Russians, to their arrival on the Vistula. [By Charles Hamilton Smith. With maps.]"

This image has been taken from scan 000041 from "Sketch of a Journal of the Retreat and Flight of the French Armies from Moscow, and the pursuit of the Russians, to their arrival on the Vistula. [By Charles Ham... more

map from "Sketch of a Journal of the Retreat and Flight of the French Armies from Moscow, and the pursuit of the Russians, to their arrival on the Vistula. [By Charles Hamilton Smith. With maps.]"

This image has been taken from scan 000013 from "Sketch of a Journal of the Retreat and Flight of the French Armies from Moscow, and the pursuit of the Russians, to their arrival on the Vistula. [By Charles Ham... more

Map from "[The Expedition of Cyrus into Persia; and the Retreat of the Ten Thousand Greeks. Translated ... with critical and historical notes, by Edward Spelman ... A new edition, etc.]"

This image has been taken from scan 000010 from "[The Expedition of Cyrus into Persia; and the Retreat of the Ten Thousand Greeks. Translated ... with critical and historical notes, by Edward Spelman ... A new ... more

Retreat from the Storm

The impending storm poses a real threat to this woman and her child, whose subsistence depends on the stray sticks of firewood they have gathered. Throughout the 1840s the number of homeless peasants increased ... more

People from "The Timely Retreat; or, a Year in Bengal before the Mutinies"

This image has been taken from scan 000357 from "The Timely Retreat; or, a Year in Bengal before the Mutinies". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the B... more

Arab merchant from "The Timely Retreat; or, a Year in Bengal before the Mutinies"

This image has been taken from scan 000539 from "The Timely Retreat; or, a Year in Bengal before the Mutinies". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the B... more

map from "Narrative of events during the invasion of Russia by Napoleon Buonaparte, and the retreat of the French Army. 1812. Edited by ... the Rev. H. Randolph"

This image has been taken from scan 000314 from "Narrative of events during the invasion of Russia by Napoleon Buonaparte, and the retreat of the French Army. 1812. Edited by ... the Rev. H. Randolph". The titl... more

map from "[Narrative of events during the invasion of Russia by Napoleon Buonaparte, and the retreat of the French Army. 1812. Edited by ... the Rev. H. Randolph.]"

This image has been taken from scan 000288 from "[Narrative of events during the invasion of Russia by Napoleon Buonaparte, and the retreat of the French Army. 1812. Edited by ... the Rev. H. Randolph.]". The t... more

map from "[Narrative of events during the invasion of Russia by Napoleon Buonaparte, and the retreat of the French Army. 1812. Edited by ... the Rev. H. Randolph.]"

This image has been taken from scan 000262 from "[Narrative of events during the invasion of Russia by Napoleon Buonaparte, and the retreat of the French Army. 1812. Edited by ... the Rev. H. Randolph.]". The t... more

Decoration from "[Narrative of events during the invasion of Russia by Napoleon Buonaparte, and the retreat of the French Army. 1812. Edited by ... the Rev. H. Randolph.]"

This image has been taken from scan 000461 from "[Narrative of events during the invasion of Russia by Napoleon Buonaparte, and the retreat of the French Army. 1812. Edited by ... the Rev. H. Randolph.]". The t... more

Washington's retreat at Long Island / Wageman ; J.C. Armytage.

George Washington on horseback and his soldiers retreating.

map from "Narrative of events during the invasion of Russia by Napoleon Buonaparte, and the retreat of the French Army. 1812. Edited by ... the Rev. H. Randolph"

This image has been taken from scan 000246 from "Narrative of events during the invasion of Russia by Napoleon Buonaparte, and the retreat of the French Army. 1812. Edited by ... the Rev. H. Randolph". The titl... more

map from "Narrative of events during the invasion of Russia by Napoleon Buonaparte, and the retreat of the French Army. 1812. Edited by ... the Rev. H. Randolph"

This image has been taken from scan 000262 from "Narrative of events during the invasion of Russia by Napoleon Buonaparte, and the retreat of the French Army. 1812. Edited by ... the Rev. H. Randolph". The titl... more

map from "Narrative of events during the invasion of Russia by Napoleon Buonaparte, and the retreat of the French Army. 1812. Edited by ... the Rev. H. Randolph"

This image has been taken from scan 000458 from "Narrative of events during the invasion of Russia by Napoleon Buonaparte, and the retreat of the French Army. 1812. Edited by ... the Rev. H. Randolph". The titl... more

Cotton field, Retreat Plantation, Port Royal Island, S.C. / Photographed by Hubbard & Mix, Beaufort, S.C.

Stereograph shows African Americans, possibly slaves, working in a cotton field.

Street and Negro quarters, Retreat Plantation, Port Royal Island, S.C. / Photographed by Hubbard & Mix, Beaufort, S.C.

Stereograph shows African Americans, possibly slaves, standing alongside dirt road lined with wooden houses.

Blenker's Brigade Covering the Retreat Near Centreville

Shows large group of soldiers marching, covered wagons, supplies, etc.; Bull Run campaign, 1st.

Map showing retreat of Union Army 13th and 14th Oct. 1863 from Culpeper to Warrenton Junction.

Map shows an area of central Virginia bordered by Gainesville to the north, Orange Court House to the south, Luray Gap to the west, and Bristoe to the east. With Lee's Army of Northern Virginia on the offensiv... more

[Map of Lee's retreat from Petersburg to Appomattox Court House, Va.]

This undated map shows the route of the Army of Northern Virginia's retreat from Petersburg to Appomattox Court House, Va., during April 2-9, 1865.

The Philosophers' Retreat (Le Repos des philosophes)

Camille Corot (French, Paris 1796–1875 Paris)

map from "Advance and Retreat. Personal Experiences in the United States and Confederate States Armies"

This image has been taken from scan 000325 from "Advance and Retreat. Personal Experiences in the United States and Confederate States Armies". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from... more

Tennessee from "Advance and Retreat. Personal Experiences in the United States and Confederate States Armies"

This image has been taken from scan 000127 from "Advance and Retreat. Personal Experiences in the United States and Confederate States Armies". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from... more

Battle of Franklin, Tennessee from "Advance and Retreat. Personal Experiences in the United States and Confederate States Armies"

This image has been taken from scan 000315 from "Advance and Retreat. Personal Experiences in the United States and Confederate States Armies". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from... more

Thomas Anstis, The Pirates' Retreat, from the Pirates of the Spanish Main series (N19) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes

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)

Filipinos retreat from trenches /

"An incident of the Battle of the Trenches at Candabar [sic]. The enemy threw up a high earth embankment during the night, and are defending it with great stubbornness. The pits are crowded with Filipinos, who ... more