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Plate 107: The Wreck of Ceyx's Ship (Ceyx Clarium oraculum petens, tempstate in Aegeo mari obruitur), from Ovid's 'Metamorphoses'

Plate 107: The Wreck of Ceyx's Ship (Ceyx Clarium oraculum petens, tem...

Antonio Tempesta (Italian, Florence 1555–1630 Rome)

[Images showing a shipwreck and people in a boat sailing toward the wreck]

[Images showing a shipwreck and people in a boat sailing toward the wr...

Illus. opposite p. 10. Illus. in: Bontekoe, Willem Ysbrandsz. Ovrnael ofte gedenckwaerdige beschrijvinghe vande Oost-Indische reyse..., Hoorn : Ghedruckt by I. Willemsz, 1646. "No. 2" upper right corner. This r... more

... An act to extend the term of credit for teas imported in the ship Argonaut; and to permit the export of goods saved out of the wreck of the snow Freelove ... Followed by An act for the relief of John Robbe. [Philadelphia: Printed by Childs a

... An act to extend the term of credit for teas imported in the ship ...

Caption title: At head of title: Third Congress of the United States: at the first session, begun and held at the City of Philadelphia in the state of Pennsylvania, on Monday the second of December, one thousa... more

The wreck at sea

The wreck at sea

Print shows four men on wrecked boat being rescued by men in rowboat. Engraving by J.B. Neagle. Drawing by T. Birch. Illus. in: The Token and Atlantic Souvenir..., 1836, oppos. p. 151. Ref. copy may be in SSF (... more

Dreadful Wreck of the Mexico on Hempstead Beach, January 2nd, 1837 – As Now Exhibiting at Hanington Dioramas–Perished in All–115 Souls.

Dreadful Wreck of the Mexico on Hempstead Beach, January 2nd, 1837 – A...

A ship, the Mexico, is tossed in ocean waves during a storm. In the foreground five men on shore attempt to throw ropes to the crew in a lifeboat at left. H. Sewell (American, active New York, 1834–38)

map from "Narrative of the Wreck of the “Favourite” on the Island of Desolation: detailing the adventures, sufferings and privations of J. Nunn, an historical account of the Island, and its whale and seal fisheries. Edited by W. B. Clarke"

map from "Narrative of the Wreck of the “Favourite” on the Island of D...

This image has been taken from scan 000026 from "Narrative of the Wreck of the “Favourite” on the Island of Desolation: detailing the adventures, sufferings and privations of J. Nunn, an historical account of t... more

seals from "Narrative of the Wreck of the “Favourite” on the Island of Desolation: detailing the adventures, sufferings and privations of J. Nunn, an historical account of the Island, and its whale and seal fisheries. Edited by W. B. Clarke"

seals from "Narrative of the Wreck of the “Favourite” on the Island of...

This image has been taken from scan 000030 from "Narrative of the Wreck of the “Favourite” on the Island of Desolation: detailing the adventures, sufferings and privations of J. Nunn, an historical account of t... more

scanned image from "[The Wreck of the Orion: a tribute of gratitude ... Second edition.]"

scanned image from "[The Wreck of the Orion: a tribute of gratitude .....

This image has been taken from scan 000079 from "[The Wreck of the Orion: a tribute of gratitude ... Second edition.]". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users ... more

scanned image from "[The Wreck of the Orion: a tribute of gratitude ... Second edition.]"

scanned image from "[The Wreck of the Orion: a tribute of gratitude .....

This image has been taken from scan 000006 from "[The Wreck of the Orion: a tribute of gratitude ... Second edition.]". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users ... more

map from "[The Wreck of the Orion: a tribute of gratitude ... Second edition.]"

map from "[The Wreck of the Orion: a tribute of gratitude ... Second e...

This image has been taken from scan 000050 from "[The Wreck of the Orion: a tribute of gratitude ... Second edition.]". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users ... more

Disasters of 60 days : Wreck of Steamship Tennessee, Indian Cove, March 6th, 1853 ; Wreck & burning of the steamer Independence on the island of Margarita, Feby. 16th, 1853. 150 lives lost ; Collapse of flue on board Jenny Lind off San Francisquito, April 11th, 1853, 50 lives lost ; Wreck of propellor steamship S.S. Lewis, Duxburg Reef, April 9th, 1853 / / Lith. & pubh. by Britton & Rey, cr. California & Montgomery St., San Francisco.

Disasters of 60 days : Wreck of Steamship Tennessee, Indian Cove, Marc...

Pictorial lettersheet shows four images of shipwrecks on one page plus two vignettes of (top) a shepherdess and a bear and (center) Explosion R.K. Page Nicolaus, Feather River, March 21th, 1853; with attached b... more

Wreck & burning of the steamer Independence on the island of Margarita, February 16th, 1853 ; 150 lives lost / / From the sketch of Mr. Cross, passenger ; Lith. & publd. by Britton & Rey, S. Fco.

Wreck & burning of the steamer Independence on the island of Margarita...

Pictorial lettersheet shows rescue attempts being made on burning and sinking ship; with attached blank leaf. Title from item. Baird, California pictorial letter sheets, no. 337. Accession box no. DLC/PP-2011:179.16

ship from "[The Doomed Ship; or, the Wreck of the Arctic Regions.]"

ship from "[The Doomed Ship; or, the Wreck of the Arctic Regions.]"

This image has been taken from scan 000015 from "[The Doomed Ship; or, the Wreck of the Arctic Regions.]". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the Britis... more

The wreck on the Goodwin Sands

The wreck on the Goodwin Sands

Illustration of a shipwrecked man and woman clinging to a wooden frame, as men in a ship attempt to rescue them. No copyright information found with item. Signed in plate, lower center: George Cruikshank. Title... more

Wreck of U.S. gunboat Indianola - Mississippi River Fleet

Wreck of U.S. gunboat Indianola - Mississippi River Fleet

No. 3117. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Remains of wreck on the track, ready for transportation to Alexandria.  This train was thrown from the track by the Rebels

Remains of wreck on the track, ready for transportation to Alexandria....

Photograph shows the remains of a train derailed in battle returning to Alexandria by train. Title from item. Published in: Russell's Civil War photographs : 116 historic prints / by Andrew J. Russell ; with a ... more

Baby "Pictet"

Baby "Pictet"

Julia Margaret Cameron (1815-1879); Albumen Print..Collection of National Media Museum..Julia Margaret Cameron's handwritten caption under her photograph of Georgina Anna Mary Pictet reads “One year old infant ... more

Wreck of Blakely gun on the Frazer's wharf, Charleston, S.C.

Wreck of Blakely gun on the Frazer's wharf, Charleston, S.C.

Civil War Photograph Collection (Library of Congress). No. 3088.

Three gun battery on "The Battery," Charleston, S.C.--The gun in distance was taken from the wreck of the U.S. Ironclad Keokuk

Three gun battery on "The Battery," Charleston, S.C.--The gun in dista...

Civil War Photograph Collection (Library of Congress). No. 3068.

Wreck of the large Blakely Gun, on the Battery, Charleston, S.C.

Wreck of the large Blakely Gun, on the Battery, Charleston, S.C.

Stereograph showing remains of wrecked Blakely gun, facing the coastline. Part of series: The War for the Union. Photographic History. Title from item. Hand written on verso: Miller, vol. V, p. 121. Copyright b... more

ship from "Wreck of the “London.” [With illustrations.]"

ship from "Wreck of the “London.” [With illustrations.]"

This image has been taken from scan 000016 from "Wreck of the “London.” [With illustrations.]". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the British Library's... more

Wreck of schooner JOSEPHINE WOOLCOT, Mendocino City--looking West.

Wreck of schooner JOSEPHINE WOOLCOT, Mendocino City--looking West.

The Library holds only one photo from a pair published as a stereographic view. Gems of California scenery, no. 1186. LOT subdivision subject: Ships and River Steamers. This record contains unverified old data ... more

Nova Scotia - loss of the steamship "Atlantic" - scenes and incidents during and after the wreck [4-1-1873] [3 cuts - "the fisherman Clancy and his daughter administering to ... shipwrecked people; fishermen's boats going to the wreck; ... survivors at Halifax"]

Nova Scotia - loss of the steamship "Atlantic" - scenes and incidents ...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 36, no. 916 (1873 Apr. 19), p. 93.

Photographic view of the wreck of the bridge and train of cars crossing Big Walnut near Sunbury, Ohio

Photographic view of the wreck of the bridge and train of cars crossin...

Photograph shows a railroad car trapped within a partially collapsed bridge in the water. O. Carter, photographer. Title from item.

U.S. Reports: United States v. Phelps, 107 U.S. 320 (1883)

U.S. Reports: United States v. Phelps, 107 U.S. 320 (1883)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 107; October Term, 1882; United States v. Phelps

The Sunken steamship "Oregon."--vessels of the Merritt Wrecking Company picking up mail-pouches, baggage, etc., from the wreck / from a sketch by a staff artist.

The Sunken steamship "Oregon."--vessels of the Merritt Wrecking Compan...

Crews of the Rescue and the Edwin Post salvaging the steamship Oregon.

Chatsworth horror--The wreck, looking east, Aug. 11, 1887

Chatsworth horror--The wreck, looking east, Aug. 11, 1887

Wreck of railroad train. 22940S U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by T.S. Johnson, Pullman, Ills.

The Wreck on the Baltimore and Ohio Road, Washington, D.C. - from a photograph by Bell

The Wreck on the Baltimore and Ohio Road, Washington, D.C. - from a ph...

Print shows a train wreck. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 31, no. 1601 (1887 Aug. 27), p. 608. Title from item.

Portuguese Barthelemy, The Wreck, from the Pirates of the Spanish Main series (N19) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes

Portuguese Barthelemy, The Wreck, from the Pirates of the Spanish Main...

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)

Samuel Bellamy, Wreck of the Whydah, from the Pirates of the Spanish Main series (N19) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes

Samuel Bellamy, Wreck of the Whydah, from the Pirates of the Spanish M...

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)

Wrecked

Wrecked

This wreck on Seaton Carew's shoreline shows that, aside from the beach huts and pleasure boats, the sea could be a dangerous place. With only its skeleton remaining, this particular ship appears to have been s... more

"At Humanity's Call"

"At Humanity's Call"

Description: 'Photograph of the Wreck of the Steam Ship 'Escurial' at Portreath Cornwall. Title given to the picture 'At Humanity's Call'. Photograph taken by John Charles Burrow (1852-1914) of Camborne, Cornwa... more

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[C H & D (i.e., Cincinnati, Hamilton, and Dayton) train wreck below Dayton, Ohio]

[C H & D (i.e., Cincinnati, Hamilton, and Dayton) train wreck below Da...

Title from reference print. Attributed to Wilbur and/or Orville Wright. Reference copy in LOT 11512. Forms part of: Glass negatives from the Papers of Wilbur and Orville Wright.

Wreck of the MAINE - divers coming up to report

Wreck of the MAINE - divers coming up to report

22248 U.S. Copyright Office Stereo by Griffith & Griffith. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Photog. I.; US Hist. War of 1898; Ships US Govt.; Cuba Havana; Shelf.

Wreck of the "Vizcaya" /

Wreck of the "Vizcaya" /

Spanish armored cruiser Vizcaya was destroyed by the U.S. Navy on July 4, 1898, while trying to escape a blockade of Santiago Bay in Cuba during the Spanish-American War. "This is a wonderfully impressive pictu... more

Wreck of the "Maine."--Divers

Wreck of the "Maine."--Divers

22249 U.S. Copyright Office. No. 1450. Sold only by Griffith & Griffith. American and Foreign Views.

Wreck of the "Maine." First day of the divers

Wreck of the "Maine." First day of the divers

Divers on wreckage of the Maine. 22250 U.S. Copyright Office. No. 1451.

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.

MAINE wreck, forward looking aft - Spanish divers at work - Havana Harbor

MAINE wreck, forward looking aft - Spanish divers at work - Havana Har...

25541 U.S. Copyright Office Stereo copyrighted by Strohmeyer & Wyman. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: US Hist. War of 1898; Cuba Havana; Ships US Govt.; Shelf.

American divers at work,-coming up-"Maine" wreck, Havana Harbor

American divers at work,-coming up-"Maine" wreck, Havana Harbor

25559 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Strohmeyer & Wyman.

Wreck of the battleship "Maine" /

Wreck of the battleship "Maine" /

"Taken in Havana Harbor from a moving launch, and shows the wreck of the "Maine" surrounded by wrecking boats and other vessels. The warped and twisted remains show how thoroughly this immense mass of iron and ... more

[Crumpled glider wrecked by the wind on Hill of the Wreck (named after a shipwreck)]

[Crumpled glider wrecked by the wind on Hill of the Wreck (named after...

Title from: Wilbur & Orville Wright, pictorial materials: a documentary guide / Arthur G. Renstrom. Washington: Library of Congress, 1982, p. 48. Attributed to Wilbur and/or Orville Wright. Reference copy in LO... more

Trying to float the old wreck / J.S. Pughe.

Trying to float the old wreck / J.S. Pughe.

Illustration shows William Jennings Bryan, standing in the "Presidential Sea", pulling on a rope tied to a shipwreck labeled "Democracy" which was "Stranded 1896" on rocks labeled "16 to 1", "Bryanism", and "Bo... more

"Maine" wreck, Havana Harbor, W. to Custom House (with tower, on right), Cuba

"Maine" wreck, Havana Harbor, W. to Custom House (with tower, on right...

H32512 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Underwood & Underwood.

Wreck of O. R. & N. at Meacham Creek #2

Wreck of O. R. & N. at Meacham Creek #2

Photograph shows snow covered railroad tracks and the lead car of an overturned train stuck in an icy pond; a passenger car is hitched to an Oregon Railway and Navigation Company crane. W. S. Bowman (possibly t... more

ADOLPHE strandade 30 september 1904 utanför Newcastle vid floden Hunters mynning i New South Wales, Australien. Besättningen om 32 man överlevde efter en dramatisk räddningsaktion. Vraket utgör i dag det mest framträdande av ett antal fartyg som ingår i den s k Stockton breakwall som skyddar staden Newcastles hamn.

ADOLPHE strandade 30 september 1904 utanför Newcastle vid floden Hunte...

ADOLPHE strandade 30 september 1904 utanför Newcastle vid floden Hunters mynning i New South Wales, Australien. Besättningen om 32 man överlevde efter en dramatisk räddningsaktion. Vraket utgör i dag det mest f... more

San Francisco earthquake, 1906: Curious wreck of Steiner St. Catholic Church

San Francisco earthquake, 1906: Curious wreck of Steiner St. Catholic ...

Stereo copyrighted by H.C. White Co. No. 8715. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Ca. SF Streets; Churches SF; Ca. SF; Photog. Index; Shelf.

End view of the magnificent City Hall, showing wreck caused by the fire and earthquake, San Francisco, Calif. Disaster

End view of the magnificent City Hall, showing wreck caused by the fir...

Artist seated in rubble, painting scene. Stereo copyrighted by R.E. Steele. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Photog. Index; Artists at work; Ca. SF Earthquake; Shelf.

[Wreck of German airhsip]

[Wreck of German airhsip]

Title and other information transcribed from unverified, old caption card data and item, with subsequent revisions. George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress). Caption card tracings: Airships 1908; A... more

Bystanders help extricate the mortally wounded US Army (USA) Lieutenant (LT) Thomas Selfridge from the wreck of the Wright Brothers Flyer after its crash at Fort Myer, Virginia (VA). At right, several men attend the injuries of Orville Wright, who lies on the ground at their feet

Bystanders help extricate the mortally wounded US Army (USA) Lieutenan...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Fort Myer, Arlington State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Pub... more