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Background imageAdventure Collection: Native American attack on a western stagecoach

Native American attack on a western stagecoach
Western stagecoach fighting off Native Americans on the plains. Printed color halftone reproduction of a Frederic Remington illustration

Background imageAdventure Collection: Shackletons Manchurian ponies, Antarctica, 1908

Shackletons Manchurian ponies, Antarctica, 1908
Manchurian ponies used by Shackleton in the Antarctic, 1908-09. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a photograph

Background imageAdventure Collection: Phoenician ship in the Mediterranean

Phoenician ship in the Mediterranean
Phoenician galley passing the Rock of Gibraltar. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageAdventure Collection: EXPL2A-00014

EXPL2A-00014
Ptolemys map of the world, illustrating a concept of the flat earth. Hand-colored 19th-century woodcut reproduction

Background imageAdventure Collection: PLIT2A-00106

PLIT2A-00106
Alexandre Dumass Three Musketeers in a sword-fight. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageAdventure Collection: EXPL2A-00238

EXPL2A-00238
Danish Viking ship " Raven" at sea, showing oars and sails. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageAdventure Collection: Schwatkas discovery of Franklin expedition grave, 1880

Schwatkas discovery of Franklin expedition grave, 1880
Grave of Franklin Expedition member Lt. John Irving found by Schwatkas American search party in Greenland, 1880. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th century illustration

Background imageAdventure Collection: EXPL2A-00146

EXPL2A-00146
Marco Polo welcomed at the court of Kublai Khan in China, 1200s. Hand-colored halftone of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageAdventure Collection: Canoeists on a slow-moving stream

Canoeists on a slow-moving stream
Woodsmen in canoes floating on a tranquil river, circa 1900. Printed color halftone reproduction of a Schoonover illustration

Background imageAdventure Collection: PMYT2A-00001

PMYT2A-00001
The Roc, a fabulous legendary bird of great size and strength. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageAdventure Collection: PMYT2A-00003

PMYT2A-00003
Sea serpent of Hans Egidius. Hand colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageAdventure Collection: The Flying Dutchman, a ghost ship

The Flying Dutchman, a ghost ship
The legendary " Flying Dutchman, " a phantom ship feared by sailors. Hand-covered woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageAdventure Collection: EXPL2A-00194

EXPL2A-00194
Father Jacques Marquette holding a peace pipe to greet Native Americans during his journey to the upper Mississippi River, 1673. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageAdventure Collection: EXPL2A-00269

EXPL2A-00269
Meriwether Lewis and William Clark expedition losing notes and specimens in a canoe accident on the upper Missouri River. Hand-colored woodcut reproduction of sketch by Patrick Goss

Background imageAdventure Collection: Columbus landing in the New World, 1492

Columbus landing in the New World, 1492
First landing of Columbus in the New World, 1492. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageAdventure Collection: Borchgrevink expedition landing on Antarctica, 1894

Borchgrevink expedition landing on Antarctica, 1894
Carsten Borchgrevink making the first landing on Victoria Land, Antarctica, 1894. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageAdventure Collection: Mariana Islands in the Pacific discovered by Magellan, 1521

Mariana Islands in the Pacific discovered by Magellan, 1521
The Ladrones, later called the Marianas, and a native outrigger drawn by Pigafetta on the Magellan expedition, 1521. Hand-colored woodcut reproduction of a 16th-century illustration

Background imageAdventure Collection: Fort Mandan constructed by Lewis and Clark, 1803

Fort Mandan constructed by Lewis and Clark, 1803
Lewis and Clark expedition overwintering along the Missouri River near a Mandan village, 1803-1804. Hand-colored woodcut of a Patrick Goss drawing, a member of the expedition

Background imageAdventure Collection: Magellans route across the Pacific

Magellans route across the Pacific
Route of Magellans ships across the Pacific while circumnavigating the earth, 1519-1522. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageAdventure Collection: Chilkoot Pass during the Alaska / Klondike Gold Rush

Chilkoot Pass during the Alaska / Klondike Gold Rush
Alaska/Klondike prospectors climbing to the summit of the Chilkoot Pass, 1890s. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageAdventure Collection: Dogsled traveling to the Alaska Gold Rush, 1898

Dogsled traveling to the Alaska Gold Rush, 1898
Prospectors dogsled in a snowstorm to get to the Klondike goldfields, 1898. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageAdventure Collection: Pack horses in the Rocky Mountains, 1800s

Pack horses in the Rocky Mountains, 1800s
Pack train carrying supplies or furs over the Rockies, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut reproduction of a Frederic Remington illustration

Background imageAdventure 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 imageAdventure Collection: Canoeing a load of furs from the north woods

Canoeing a load of furs from the north woods
Trappers running rapids on a wilderness river, circa 1900. Printed color halftone reproduction of a Schoonover illustration

Background imageAdventure Collection: BUSN2A-00045

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 imageAdventure 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

Background imageAdventure Collection: Thar she blows

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

Background imageAdventure Collection: PMYT2A-00060

PMYT2A-00060
Ghost-ship in a storm. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageAdventure Collection: PMYT2A-00008

PMYT2A-00008
Giant octopus attacking a sailing-ship. Hand-colored woodcut reproduction of art in the Church of St Malo, France

Background imageAdventure Collection: PMYT2A-00023

PMYT2A-00023
Ship attacked by a sea serpent in the Sea of Darkness. Hand-colored woodcut reproduction from Olaus Magnus, 1555

Background imageAdventure Collection: Ghost ship with its crew of death

Ghost ship with its crew of death
Skeletons sailing a phantom-ship. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageAdventure Collection: PMYT2A-00035

PMYT2A-00035
Sinbad and his companions shipwrecked, from the 1001 Arabian Nights. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century Gustave Dore illustration

Background imageAdventure Collection: PMYT2A-00065

PMYT2A-00065
Giant octopus attacking the submarine " Nautilus" in Jules Vernes book, " 10, 000 Leagues under the Sea, " edition of 1873, Paris

Background imageAdventure Collection: Sinbad studying with scholars in India

Sinbad studying with scholars in India
Sinbad the Sailor in the society of the learned Indians, from the Arabian Nights. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageAdventure Collection: EXPL2A-00065

EXPL2A-00065
World map of the flat earth printed by Beatus Rhenanus Bildaus Rheinau early 1500s - North is left, Mediterranean Sea middle Printed color lithograph reproduction 19th century

Background imageAdventure Collection: PASI2A-00004

PASI2A-00004
Marco Polo transported in Kublai Khans elephant car during visit to China, 1200s. Hand-colored 19th-century woodcut reproduction of an earlier engraving

Background imageAdventure Collection: Barents Sea ice around the Eira on its first voyage, 1880

Barents Sea ice around the Eira on its first voyage, 1880
Leigh Smiths " Eira" locked in ice during the ships first Arctic voyage off Spitsbergen, 1880. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageAdventure Collection: Magellan sails around South America to circumnavigate the earth

Magellan sails around South America to circumnavigate the earth
Magellan passing through his Strait to sail around South America on his circumnavigation of the earth, 1519-1522. Hand-colored woodcut reproduction

Background imageAdventure Collection: EXPL2A-00195

EXPL2A-00195
Jacques Marquette and Louis Joliet on the upper Mississippi River in canoes 1673. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageAdventure Collection: McClure discovers the Northwest Passage, 1850

McClure discovers the Northwest Passage, 1850
British ship " Investigator" in Arctic ice during McClures discovery of the Northwest Passage while searching for the lost Franklin expedition, 1850

Background imageAdventure Collection: EXPL2A-00233

EXPL2A-00233
Cartiers ships leaving St. Malo, France, to sail for North America, 1530s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageAdventure Collection: EXPL2A-00256

EXPL2A-00256
French missionary and fur traders carrying a canoe at a portage in North America. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageAdventure Collection: EXPL2A-00266

EXPL2A-00266
Jacques Marquette and Louis Joliet in a canoe on the upper Mississippi River, 1673. Hand-colored halftone of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageAdventure Collection: Borchgrevink marking the Antarctic mainland for Norway, 1894

Borchgrevink marking the Antarctic mainland for Norway, 1894
Borchgrevinks expedition planting the Norwegian flag amidst penguins on the Antarctic mainland, 1894. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageAdventure Collection: Sir Richard Burtons journey to Mecca, 1850s

Sir Richard Burtons journey to Mecca, 1850s
Explorer Richard Burtons desert camp in Arabia during his journey to Mecca, 1850s. Color lithograph

Background imageAdventure Collection: EXPL2A-00299

EXPL2A-00299
Group of pioneer horsemen getting their first glimpse of the Sierra Nevada range 1800s. Hand colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageAdventure Collection: EXPL2A-00308

EXPL2A-00308
Arctic explorer Robert Peary meeting the Relief Expedition on the Greenland Ice-cap, August 5, 1892. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageAdventure Collection: The search for Sir John Franklins Arctic expedition, 1850s

The search for Sir John Franklins Arctic expedition, 1850s
" Resolute" and four other ships leaving England to search for Franklins lost Arctic expedition, 1852. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration



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