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
Drawing shows view from aboard a ship of other ships off the Narrows, with buildings along the shore, and Union Jack flags (possibly after a pre-Revolution drawing).
Drawing shows in lower left the figure of a man walking along the shoreline and a larger preliminary sketch of the man, also to the right of the man is a preliminary sketch of a woman walking to the right carry... more
A representation of the great storm at Providence, Sept. 23d 1815 / painted and engraved by J. Kidder.
Print shows flooding in Providence, Rhode Island from Narragansett Bay after a hurricane that struck on September 23, 1815. Sailing ships, fishing boats, and small buildings are awash in the tidal waves. People... more
The phantom ship from legendary ballads by Thomas Moore, arranged for one or three voices by Henry R. Bishop / lith. of Endicott, N.Y.
Sheet music cover showing ship in foreground and other ship in background.
Print shows porters carrying sedan chairs and travelers on foot and horseback along the waterfront of Takanawa, with ships coming into port and at anchor in the background, and a public house on the left.
Print shows an anxious Christopher Columbus standing on the deck of his ship at night, under a crescent moon, searching the horizon for any sign of land. There appear to be two figures in the dark clouds direct... more