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Topic: wave

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Widemouthed Jar (Kame) with Wave Pattern

Widemouthed Jar (Kame) with Wave Pattern

Momoyama period (1573–1615)

Warship in the trough of a wave

Warship in the trough of a wave

Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)

Warship in the Trough of a Wave

Warship in the Trough of a Wave

A warship tossed by waves of the stormy sea in foreground at right, another in middle ground at left, and two more ships in background Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)

Five Dishes with Wave Design

Five Dishes with Wave Design

Edo period (1615–1868)

Rank Badge with Leopard, Wave and Sun Motifs
Widemouthed Oil Jar (Kame) with Wave Pattern
Rank Badge with Diaper Pattern and Wave Design
[Nishiki brocade with cherry blossoms and wave designs on red background]

[Nishiki brocade with cherry blossoms and wave designs on red backgrou...

Drawing shows stylized flower (cherry blossom) designs for kimonos.

Under the Wave off Kanagawa (Kanagawa oki nami ura), or The Great Wave, from the series Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji (Fugaku sanjūrokkei)

Under the Wave off Kanagawa (Kanagawa oki nami ura), or The Great Wave...

The breathtaking composition of this woodblock print, said to have inspired Debussy’s La Mer (The Sea) and Rilke’s Der Berg (The Mountain), ensures its reputation as an icon of world art. Hokusai cleverly playe... more

Under the Wave off Kanagawa (Kanagawa oki nami ura), also known as The Great Wave, from the series Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji (Fugaku sanjūrokkei)

Under the Wave off Kanagawa (Kanagawa oki nami ura), also known as The...

Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, Tokyo (Edo) 1760–1849 Tokyo (Edo)) Edo period (1615–1868)

Under the Wave off Kanagawa (Kanagawa oki nami ura), also known as The Great Wave, from the series Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji (Fugaku sanjūrokkei)

Under the Wave off Kanagawa (Kanagawa oki nami ura), also known as The...

The breathtaking composition of this woodblock print, said to have inspired Debussy’s La Mer (The Sea) and Rilke’s Der Berg (The Mountain), ensures its reputation as an icon of world art. Hokusai cleverly playe... more

Under the Wave off Kanagawa (Kanagawa oki nami ura), also known as The Great Wave, from the series Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji (Fugaku sanjūrokkei)

Under the Wave off Kanagawa (Kanagawa oki nami ura), also known as The...

The clawlike structure of the enormous wave that threatens to crash down upon the three fishing boats conjures up images of mythical dragons and other dangerous beasts. The drama of the print is enhanced by the... more

3 Cliffs Bay with a Wave

3 Cliffs Bay with a Wave

John Dillwyn Llewelyn (British, Swansea, Wales 1810–1882 Swansea, Wales)

[The Great Wave, Sète]

[The Great Wave, Sète]

The dramatic effects of sunlight, clouds, and water in Le Gray's seascapes stunned his contemporaries and immediately brought him international recognition. At a time when photographic emulsions were not equal... more

Elmira rendezvous, long may it wave

Elmira rendezvous, long may it wave

Picture shows the American flag above the text "Long may it Wave".

The Green Wave

The Green Wave

When this early seascape debuted at the 1879 Impressionist exhibition, one critic remarked that it was "directly influenced by Manet." The handling of paint and composition, especially the high horizon line, ec... more

flora from "Wave upon Wave"

flora from "Wave upon Wave"

This image has been taken from scan 000100 from "Wave upon Wave". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the British Library's flickr photostream.

Wave bowl

Wave bowl

This bowl, covered in a turquoise-green glaze with a yellow and green striped interior, is molded to suggest a cresting wave. Further molded with gadrooning and a band of small circles, the bowl reflects variou... more

Tidal Wave
Sketch of a Breaking Wave (from Sketchbook VII)

Sketch of a Breaking Wave (from Sketchbook VII)

This sketchbook contains forty-six drawings in graphite and ink, primarily of New England landscape and marine subjects. The addition to the Museum’s collection of this and one other sketchbook (1992.2.2) of Pa... more

Long May She Wave

Long May She Wave

This illustration entitled "Long May She Wave", by cartoonist Clifford Berryman, which appeared in the Washington Post on May 8, 1898, accompanied by an article, praises Commodore George Dewey's victorious feat... more

The Wave
Galveston's awful calamity - Gulf tidal wave, September 8th 1900

Galveston's awful calamity - Gulf tidal wave, September 8th 1900

Print shows the destruction caused by a hurricane and tidal wave to Galveston, Texas, wreckage to buildings, survivors, and the bodies of victims; also shows vignettes at the corners and across the bottom: Dray... more

Song of the Wave

Song of the Wave

The theme of the bather was prevalent in the late nineteenth century, since it gave an artist the opportunity to demonstrate expertise in modeling a nude figure, the most elevated in the hierarchy of subject ma... more

GROUND EFFECTS AND BUILDING DAMAGE On the east side of Howard Street near 17th Street in San Francisco all houses shifted toward the left. The three-story house dropped from its south foundation wall and leaned against the neighboring house. This area, called the Mission District, was a "fill" area along the former course of Mission Creek. It was an area of high-intensity shaking exceeded only by areas in close proximity to the fault. For blocks the land surface and paved streets were thrown into wave forms trending east and west. U.S. Geological Survey (Possible photograph by G.K. Gilbert)

GROUND EFFECTS AND BUILDING DAMAGE On the east side of Howard Street n...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Francisco State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: US Geological Survey Release Status: Release... more

Life on the ocean wave, Atlantic City, N.J.

Life on the ocean wave, Atlantic City, N.J.

Crowded beach and surf; people in street attire seated along rail of pier in foreground watching bathers.

A warm wave coming / Gordon Ross.

A warm wave coming / Gordon Ross.

Illustration shows a beautiful young woman riding an ocean wave approaching the beach; also shows a lobster and a fish.

Artists - Henry Reuterdahl, famous marine artist, aiding in the recruiting wave for the Navy. He is here seen on a skyscraper  in Times Square, New York, painting a huge poster calling for men to enlisti n the Navy

Artists - Henry Reuterdahl, famous marine artist, aiding in the recrui...

Date Taken: 1917 Photographer: International Film Service Artists

Wind and wave / Bertha Lum

Wind and wave / Bertha Lum

Abstract showing fish and 3 people in whirlwind and wave.

Dam 42 (Wave Action on Slope)

Dam 42 (Wave Action on Slope)

Pine Ridge Agency: Miscellaneous Photographs

Mr. Carpenter visits an old church in Transylvania with the wife and daughter of our American minister to Bucharest. Inside this edifice are hundreds of valuable Turkish prayer rugs  reminders of the days when the Crescent rode high over Central and Eastern Europe to the gates of Vienna A Roumanian rig. N.G. ; Roumanian schoolgirls want to know about "flappers". They too are feeling the wave of feminine emancipation that has captured even that man's stronghold---Constantinople.

Mr. Carpenter visits an old church in Transylvania with the wife and d...

Photographs show scenes in Romania including: Mr. Carpenter and family of American minister to Romania, Peter Augustus Jay, in front of a church door in Transylvania; a horse-drawn carriage and a group of scho... more

Our new radium $5.00 permanent wave beauty

Our new radium $5.00 permanent wave beauty

Photograph shows young female head-and-shoulder portrait facing front.

Life on the Ocean Wave, Atlantic City, N.J.

Life on the Ocean Wave, Atlantic City, N.J.

Beach scene - in the background is the Garden Pier Theatre (now playing "Bonita").

Surfoplane riding at a Sydney beach, 193- / Sam Hood

Surfoplane riding at a Sydney beach, 193- / Sam Hood

Format: Photograph...Find more detailed information about this photograph: acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=153765 ( http://acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=153765 ) ..Sear... more