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Unidentified sailors on HMAS Perth

Unidentified sailors on HMAS Perth

ID Number: 006602 .Maker: Silk, George ..Rights Info: No known copyright restrictions...This photograph is from the Australian War Memorial's collection www.awm.gov.au ( http://www.awm.gov.au ) ..Persisten... more

Circe

Circe

Print showing Circe, standing on a wharf with dragon-like serpents, offering a drink to sailors as their ship passes. Title provided by researcher 10/2017. Alternate title from "The 'Pembroke' album of chiarosc... more

Circe / AA [monogram of Andrea Andreani].

Circe / AA [monogram of Andrea Andreani].

Print showing Circe, standing on the water, with dragon-like serpents, drinking from a cup in front of sailors as their ship passes. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Prints and Photograp... more

Sailors at a Riverside

Sailors at a Riverside

Thomas Wijck (Dutch, Beverwijck, near Haarlem 1616?–1677 Haarlem)

Two sailors with a bale of merchandise

Two sailors with a bale of merchandise

Etched by Stefano della Bella (Italian, Florence 1610–1664 Florence)

The sailors adventure to the streights of Merry-land or, An evening view on Ludgate Hill

The sailors adventure to the streights of Merry-land or, An evening vi...

Street scene of prostitutes and customers; vendor selling "hot spic'd gingerbread." Engraving by J?. June after drawing by J?. Wake, published 1749 Feb. 21 for J?. Wakelin. Forms part of : British Cartoon Prin... more

Seaport with Sailors Loading Merchandise

Seaport with Sailors Loading Merchandise

Richard Earlom (British, London 1743–1822 London)

The gig / Wells del.

The gig / Wells del.

Print shows two British sailors waving banners labeled "Rodney," one smokes a long clay pipe, between them is a Dutchman, his hands behind his back, sitting in the bottom portion of a toy top, he says, "Mine he... more

A British sailor offering a sword to an unarmed Spanish officer to defend himself, at the attack of Fort Omoa, which was taken by escalade, on the 20 of Octr. 1779, under the command of Captn. Dalrymmple and Commodore Lutterell / Hamilton delin. ; Thornton sculp.

A British sailor offering a sword to an unarmed Spanish officer to def...

Title from item. Engraved for Barnard's New complete & authentic history of England. Illus. in: The new, comprehensive and complete history of England : ... / By Edward Barnard, esq., assisted by ... Mr. Millar... more

U.S. Reports: Respublica v. Mesca, et al., 1 U.S. (1 Dall.) 73 (1783)

U.S. Reports: Respublica v. Mesca, et al., 1 U.S. (1 Dall.) 73 (1783)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 1; Dallas Volume 1; September Term, 1783; Respublica versus Mesca et

Commanders engaged at sea

Commanders engaged at sea

It appears from this print, which in the coloured editions is judiciously tinted to make it resemble a drawing, that the inactivity of our commanders at sea was attracting popular censure. In the plate we find ... more

Study for "The Siege of Gibraltar": Figure Reaching; Sprawling Figures; Cheering Group; Dying Sailors

Study for "The Siege of Gibraltar": Figure Reaching; Sprawling Figures...

John Singleton Copley (American, Boston, Massachusetts 1738–1815 London)

Gallant behavior of an English sailor in offering a sword to an unarmed Spaniard to defend himself, at the taking of Fort Omoa, in the Bay of Honduras, October 20th 1779 / Metz delin. ; Record sculp.

Gallant behavior of an English sailor in offering a sword to an unarme...

Title from item. Engraved for Raymond's history of England. Illus. in: A new, universal and impartial history of England ... to the spring of the year 1784 ... / by George Frederick Raymond, Esq.... London : Pr... more

Gallant behavior of an English sailor in offering a sword to an unarmed Spaniard to defend himself, at the taking of Fort Omoa, in the Bay of Honduras, October 20th 1779 Metz delin. ; Record sculp

Gallant behavior of an English sailor in offering a sword to an unarme...

Title from item. Engraved for Raymond's history of England. Illus. from: A new, universal and impartial history of England ... to the spring of the year 1784 ... / by George Frederick Raymond, Esq.... London : ... more

Lord Robert Manners mortally wounded, on board the Resolution, in the memorable engagement between Admiral Rodney & Count de Grasse, in the West Indies, the 12th of April 1782 / Metz delin. ; Grignion sculp.

Lord Robert Manners mortally wounded, on board the Resolution, in the ...

Print shows a group of sailors attending to Lord Robert Manners during battle between the British fleet and the French fleet in the West Indies. Title from item. Engraved for Raymond's history of England. Illus... more

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

Fighting for the dunghill - or - Jack Tar settling Buonaparte

Fighting for the dunghill - or - Jack Tar settling Buonaparte

A British sailor, firmly planted astride the globe, is severely punishing Bonaparte, who, with one knee precariously on 'Turk[ey]' (Egypt), is about to fall backwards into space. Bonaparte wears a huge cocked h... more

The sailor and the banker : Or, the firm in danger

The sailor and the banker : Or, the firm in danger

A smart sailor of the period, returning to shore with prize money galore, and a watch, chain, and seals in either fob, neat silver shoe-buckles, and a spic-span rig-out, is calling to cash a twenty-pound note o... more

Henry Clay's bulbous panteloons sic or where the coffee went to

Henry Clay's bulbous panteloons sic or where the coffee went to

Drawing shows an Anglo-African (or African American) cabin boy named "Henry Clay" on board a ship; he has been caught by another sailor with a stash of stolen coffee that he has hidden in pantaloons. Title from... more

Punishment for spitting on the deck - carrying a spittoon for the crew

Punishment for spitting on the deck - carrying a spittoon for the crew

Drawing shows a sailor carrying container into which another sailor spits. Title from item. Removed from mat with notation: SE 3300.5 Cat 168. (DLC/PP-1997:105) Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection at the... more

Bucked and gaged - triced up DS monogram

Bucked and gaged - triced up DS monogram

Drawing shows two sailors being punished, the first is seated with a rod beneath his knees and over his elbows, his hands tied together just below his knees, a small rod is placed in his mouth with a cord tied ... more

Married to the gunner's daughter DS monogram

Married to the gunner's daughter DS monogram

Drawing shows a sailor being punished by having him lie on a cannon barrel with his hands tied at one end and his feet at the other, he is then flogged. Title from item. Signed with monogram on lower right: DS.... more

Sailors Regaling

Sailors Regaling

Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London)

Sailors Riding For A Turn From Shields to Newcastle

Sailors Riding For A Turn From Shields to Newcastle

Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London)

Symptoms of restiveness

Symptoms of restiveness

The restiveness referred to appears to be nothing more than a tendency to rest in one spot ; a sailor, probably at Portsmouth, from the view of the sea and shipping, is mounted on a steed which he is vainly bel... more

Sailors Maneuvering a Cannon, Possibly a Study for "The Death of Sir John More at Corunna"

Sailors Maneuvering a Cannon, Possibly a Study for "The Death of Sir J...

John Singleton Copley (American, Boston, Massachusetts 1738–1815 London)

Rigging out a smuggler

Rigging out a smuggler

A party of sailors in a cabin are fitting out a handsome young creature to 'run the gauntlet' of the Custom-house officers, or rather to go on shore, with as full a cargo of excisable articles as they can secur... more

Sailors on horseback

Sailors on horseback

This print is one of the numerous instances of subjects designed by amateurs and given to Rowlandson to engrave, and, in most respects, to put into shape. According to the humours of this print four sailors, mo... more

A milling match between decks

A milling match between decks

Two sailors, tied to a chest suspended between their legs, are about to begin boxing; several other sailors and some loosely attired women observe the match. Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection (... more

Sea Stores
Sea stores

Sea stores

A bevy of females consisting of a negress and other beauties from the purlieus of the port, 'waiting for Jack' are sportively accosted by a dapper young midshipman who has been sent on shore to procure supplies... more

Sea Stores
Capture of Washington [Cut] On Wednesday, August 24, there was a severe action at Bladensburgh, six miles from the Capitol. "Baltimore has acquired immortal honor by the brave resistance of Commodore Barney, his sailors and the bold volunteers."

Capture of Washington [Cut] On Wednesday, August 24, there was a sever...

Positive Photostat.; Verse.; War of 1812- Ballads. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Co... more

Sailors drinking the Tunbridge waters

Sailors drinking the Tunbridge waters

The artist has sketched the old drinking-well at Tunbridge ; a body of sailors, true British tars, find themselves, by some queer chance, which is totally unexplained, at the well-known watering-place, and, wha... more

U.S. Reports: New York, 16 U.S. (3 Wheat.) 59 (1818)

U.S. Reports: New York, 16 U.S. (3 Wheat.) 59 (1818)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 16; Wheaton Volume 3; February Term, 1818; New York--Troup, Claimant, The

U.S. Reports: Hughes v. Union Ins. Company, 16 U.S. (3 Wheat.) 159 (1818)

U.S. Reports: Hughes v. Union Ins. Company, 16 U.S. (3 Wheat.) 159 (18...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 16; Wheaton Volume 3; February Term, 1818; Hughes v. The Union Insurance Company

Das allegrösste Bilder ABC. M bei Winckelmann & Söhne in Berlin

Das allegrösste Bilder ABC. M bei Winckelmann & Söhne in Berlin

Print shows the letter "M" formed by two men leaning on swords, with examples "Melkerinn" showing a young woman, dairymaid, milking a cow; "Mexicaner" showing a Mexican family, the man on the left with bow, arr... more

Das allegrösste Bilder ABC. N bei Winckelmann & Söhne in Berlin

Das allegrösste Bilder ABC. N bei Winckelmann & Söhne in Berlin

Print shows the letter "N" formed by a man, an acrobat, leaning back and supporting himself with two swords, with his feet resting on a small ball and balancing on his toes a sword with a plate on top, with exa... more

U.S. Reports: Sheppard and others vs. Taylor and others, 30 U.S. (5 Pet.) 675 (1831)

U.S. Reports: Sheppard and others vs. Taylor and others, 30 U.S. (5 Pe...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 30; Peters Volume 5; January Term, 1831; James Sheppard and others, Appellants vs. Lemuel Taylor and others, Appellees

The National barber

The National barber

Print shows a sailor, identitied elsewhere as Samuel W. Dewey, having sawn the head of Andrew Jackson off the figurehead of the U.S.S. Constitution, passes it to another sailor awaiting in a rowboat alongside t... more

U.S. Reports: Carrington and others v. the Merchants' Insurance Company, 33 U.S. (8 Pet.) 495 (1834)

U.S. Reports: Carrington and others v. the Merchants' Insurance Compan...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 33; Peters Volume 8; January Term, 1834; Edward Carrington and others v. the Merchants' Insurance Company

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

The battle of the Nile

The battle of the Nile

Depicting a scene from "Nights at Sea; Or, Sketches of Naval Life during the War" by "The Old Sailor," a.k.a. Matthew Henry Barker. The interior of a panoramic show showing the Battle of the Nile, a proscenium ... more

Sling the monkey

Sling the monkey

Depicting a scene from "Nights at Sea; Or, Sketches of Naval Life during the War" by "The Old Sailor," a.k.a. Matthew Henry Barker. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Richard Parker Bailey delt ; Sansom sculpt

Richard Parker Bailey delt ; Sansom sculpt

Print shows Richard Parker, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly right, in oval. Title from item. Caption continues: Who was executed on board the Sandwich off Sheerness, on Friday June 30th, 1797, purs... more

Der Wolf und der Schiffer

Der Wolf und der Schiffer

Illustration for a book of fables shows a man rowing a wolf dressed as a traveler across a river; a small bird is perched on the bow of the rowboat. Title from item. Inscribed in red ink on verso: 44751. Inscri... more