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PPIR2A-00001
Pirate Jean Lafitte accepts a chest of ransom. Printed color halftone reproduction of a Frank Schoonover illustration

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PPIR2A-00002
Sailors digging for Captain Kidds pirate treasure. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

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PPIR2A-00004
Surrender of Captain Kidd to authorities in New England for piracy, 1699. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

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PPIR2A-00003
Captain Kidd burying his pirate treasure on Gardiners Island, New York harbor. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageShips:sea history Collection: PPIR2A-00009

PPIR2A-00009
Henry Morgan, buccaneer in the Caribbean, 1660s. Hand-colored woodcut reproduction from Exquemelin

Background imageShips:sea history Collection: PPIR2A-00058

PPIR2A-00058
Captain Edward Teach, commonly called Blackbeard. Hand-colored woodcut

Background imageShips:sea history Collection: Pirate

Pirate
Buccaneer in the classic days of piracy. Printed halftone reproduction of a watercolor by Walter Appleton Clark

Background imageShips:sea history Collection: Ship Alarm wrecked off the Irish coast, 1866

Ship Alarm wrecked off the Irish coast, 1866
Lifeboat rescuing passengers from the ship " Alarm" off Belfast, Ireland, 1860s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageShips:sea history Collection: Steamship in a hurricane

Steamship in a hurricane
American steamship " Yantic" heeled over in a hurricane, 1880s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageShips:sea history Collection: Spanish caravel

Spanish caravel tacking before the wind, from a drawing attributed to Columbus. Hand-colored 19th-century woodcut reproduction of a 16th-century illustration

Background imageShips:sea history Collection: Colonial sailors fighting pirates aboard ship

Colonial sailors fighting pirates aboard ship
Fighting off Carolina pirates in colonial days. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageShips:sea history Collection: American clipper ship

American clipper ship, close-hauled on a wind. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageShips:sea history Collection: Portuguese caravels

Portuguese caravels
Caravels, from " Libre de cololat tractat dels fet maritims, " Portugal, 1502. Hand-colored 19th-century woodcut reproduction of a 16th-century illustration

Background imageShips:sea history Collection: Pirates attacking a merchant ship

Pirates attacking a merchant ship
Pirates sinking a merchant ship on the high seas. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageShips:sea history Collection: Sailing in stormy seas

Sailing in stormy seas
Sailing ship struggling through stormy seas. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageShips:sea history Collection: Passage around Cape Horn in stormy seas

Passage around Cape Horn in stormy seas
Slippery deck of a ship in heavy seas sailing around Cape Horn, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageShips:sea history Collection: Grain barges leaving Chicago for the Erie Canal

Grain barges leaving Chicago for the Erie Canal
Barges loaded with grain from Chicago bound for the Erie Canal, under tow on Lake Michigan, 1870s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageShips:sea history Collection: Paddlewheel steamship Scotia of the Cunard Line, 1800s

Paddlewheel steamship Scotia of the Cunard Line, 1800s
The " Scotia, " last of the Cunard Lines paddlewheel steamers. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageShips:sea history Collection: Pirate flag

Pirate flag
Jolly Roger flag flying in former pirate seaport, Savannah, Georgia. Digital photograph

Background imageShips:sea history Collection: Clipper ship loading supplies for the California gold fields

Clipper ship loading supplies for the California gold fields
Clipper ship R.B. Forbes in Boston, taking on cargo for California, 1851. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageShips:sea history Collection: Makushin Volcano in the Aleutian Islands, 1870

Makushin Volcano in the Aleutian Islands, 1870
Sailing ship near Makushin Volcano on Unalaska Island in the Aleutians, 1870. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th century illustration

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BUSN2A-00002
Long boat crew harpooning a whale. Hand-colored engraving of a 19th-century illustratioin

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BUSN2A-00003
South Sea whaling in the 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

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BUSN2A-00045
Nantucket sleigh-ride in which a longboat is pulled by a harpoon line lodged in a whale. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageShips:sea history Collection: Longboats pursuing a whale, 1800s

Longboats pursuing a whale, 1800s
Longboats racing to harpoon a whale. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

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BUSN2A-00105
Sailors " gamming" - talking and entertaining each other on a whaling-ship, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

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BUSN2A-00083
Cod fishermen drying and salting fish on the Newfoundland coast, 1700s. Hand-colored woodcut

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BUSN2A-00123
Lobstermen hauling traps off the coast of Maine, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageShips:sea history Collection: Maine lobster catch, early 1900s

Maine lobster catch, early 1900s
Lobstermen loading their catch from a dory to a sailboat, circa 1900. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a 20th-century illustration

Background imageShips:sea history Collection: BUSN2A-00122

BUSN2A-00122
Old Whaling ship hove down for repairs, New Bedford, Massachusetts, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageShips:sea history Collection: BUSN2A-00132

BUSN2A-00132
East Indian divers gathering parls, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th century illustration

Background imageShips:sea history Collection: BUSN2A-00150

BUSN2A-00150
North Atlantic cod-fishing in the 1880s Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageShips:sea history Collection: BUSN2A-00138

BUSN2A-00138
Old wooden whaling-ship under sail. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageShips:sea history Collection: Thar she blows

Thar she blows
Whaling schooner lookout calling, " There she blows!" Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageShips:sea history Collection: BUSN2A-00189

BUSN2A-00189
Dories racing for a school of fish, Atlantic Ocean, 1880s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th century illustration

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BUSN2A-00182
Salmon cannery on the Pacific coast at Astoria, Oregon, 1880s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th century illustration

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BUSN2A-00178
Loading lumber onto ships in Puget Sound, Washington State, 1880s. Hand-colored lithograph of a 19th-century illustration

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BUSN2A-00161
Fishermen in a dory on the Grand Banks off Newfoundland, 1880s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageShips:sea history Collection: EVNT2A-00022

EVNT2A-00022
Naval duel between the frigate USS " Constitution" and the British ship " Guerriere, " War of 1812. Printed color lithograph of a 19th century painting

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Impressment of an American sailor by a British naval officer, early 1800s. Hand-colored halftone of a 19th century illustration

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EVNT2A-00009
British ships blockading Chesapeake Bay at the outset of the War of 1812. Hand-colored halftone of a 19th century illustration

Background imageShips:sea history Collection: Maine lobstermen unloading their catch

Maine lobstermen unloading their catch
Lobster-boat unloaded along a Maine pier, circa 1880. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

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EVNT2A-00035
Ark Royal, the flagship which led the English fleet against the Spanish Armada, 1588. Hand-colored woodcut reproducing a 16th century illustration

Background imageShips:sea history Collection: War of 1812 sea fight on the USS Chesapeake

War of 1812 sea fight on the USS Chesapeake
Fighting at the mizzentop of the frigate Chesapeake during a naval battle, War of 1812. Printed halftone reproduction of a W. J. Aylward painting

Background imageShips:sea history Collection: EVNT2A-00001

EVNT2A-00001
Surrender of the British " Guerriere" to the frigate USS " Constitution" during the War of 1812. Printed color halftone of a 19th century painting

Background imageShips:sea history Collection: EVRV2A-00217

EVRV2A-00217
American frigate Alliance in 1778, built at Salisbury, Massachusetts, which carried Lafayette on two occasions. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageShips:sea history Collection: EVNT2A-00199

EVNT2A-00199
Gold seekers en route to the California Gold Rush on a clipper ship in fair weather, 1849 or 1850. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageShips:sea history Collection: Barbary Pirates attacked in Algiers, 1541

Barbary Pirates attacked in Algiers, 1541
Emperor Charles Vs attempt to capture Algiers, home of the Barbary Pirates, 1541. Hand-colored woodcut reproduction of an earlier illustration



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