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Caribbean Collection

Background imageCaribbean Collection: Roosevelt and the Rough Riders on San Juan Hill, 1898

Roosevelt and the Rough Riders on San Juan Hill, 1898
Colonel Roosevelt and Rough Riders where they charged over San Juan Hill, Spanish-American War. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a photograph

Background imageCaribbean Collection: Caribbean islands, 1870s

Caribbean islands, 1870s
Map of West Indies and the Caribbean Sea, 1800s. Printed color lithograph

Background imageCaribbean Collection: Spanish galleon at sea

Spanish galleon at sea
Spanish galleon, an improved caravel three times longer than wide, used in the 1500s and 1600s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageCaribbean Collection: Battleship Maine entering Havana harbor, 1898

Battleship Maine entering Havana harbor, 1898
USS Maine saluting the Spanish flagship upon arrival in Havana harbor, 1898. Hand-colored halftone reproduction

Background imageCaribbean Collection: Captive Africans on a slave-ship off Key West

Captive Africans on a slave-ship off Key West
Deck of the captured slave-ship " Wildfire" brought into Key West, 1860. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageCaribbean Collection: Slave-ship diagram showing Africans packed on deck

Slave-ship diagram showing Africans packed on deck
Deck plan of a slave ship, showing how captured Africans were arranged as cargo, 1700s. Hand-colored 19th-century woodcut reproduction of an earlier illustration

Background imageCaribbean Collection: Cuban President Tomas Estrada Palma

Cuban President Tomas Estrada Palma
Tomas Estrada Palma, first president of Cuba, 1902. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a photograph

Background imageCaribbean Collection: Pirates capturing a ship

Pirates capturing a ship
Pirates capturing a galleon on the high seas. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century Howard Pyle illustration

Background imageCaribbean Collection: Spanish pirates attacking English merchantmen

Spanish pirates attacking English merchantmen
Spanish ships capturing English ships with supplies for the colonies. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageCaribbean Collection: Battleship Iowa receiving prisoners, Spanish-American War

Battleship Iowa receiving prisoners, Spanish-American War
Spanish Admiral Cervera y Topete taken aboard the USS Iowa, Battle of Santiago, 1898. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageCaribbean Collection: Naval battle off Puerto Rico, Spanish-American War

Naval battle off Puerto Rico, Spanish-American War
U.S. Navy cruiser " St Paul" shelling Spanish destroyer " Terror" off San Juan, Puerto Rico, 1898. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageCaribbean Collection: EXPL2A-00377

EXPL2A-00377
Chart of the West Indies sea depths and land elevations. Printed color lithograph of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageCaribbean Collection: Ponce, Puerto Rico, 1890s

Ponce, Puerto Rico, 1890s
City and harbor of Ponce, Puerto Rico, 1890s. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageCaribbean Collection: GATL2A-00033

GATL2A-00033
Jamaican plantation houses from a roadside, 1880s. Hand-colored halftone of a 19th-century Howard Pyle illustration

Background imageCaribbean Collection: PPIR2A-00058

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

Background imageCaribbean Collection: GATL2A-00027

GATL2A-00027
Jamaicans bringing their produce to market, circa 1890. Hand-colored halftone illustration of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageCaribbean Collection: GLAT2A-00018

GLAT2A-00018
Boat landing at the Chagres River, Panama, a seaport during the California Gold Rush. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageCaribbean Collection: Pirates celebrating aboard ship

Pirates celebrating aboard ship
Drunken pirates aboard their ship celebrating a successful raid. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageCaribbean Collection: Passengers placed in lifeboats from a sinking ship

Passengers placed in lifeboats from a sinking ship
Sailor handing a child into a lifeboat during a storm at sea, 1880s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageCaribbean Collection: Cuba becoming a market for US goods, 1903

Cuba becoming a market for US goods, 1903
Cuba addressing Uncle Sam, " I come to buy, not beg, sir, " 1903. Hand-colored woodcut of a W.A. Rogers cartoon

Background imageCaribbean Collection: Wreckage of the battleship Maine in Havana, 1898

Wreckage of the battleship Maine in Havana, 1898
Workers on the midship portion of USS Maine wreckage, Havana, Cuba, 1898. Hand-colored halftone

Background imageCaribbean Collection: Santo Domingo, early 1700s

Santo Domingo, early 1700s
Busy port of Santo Domingo on Hispaniola, early 1700s. Hand-colored woodcut reproduction of an 18th-century illustration

Background imageCaribbean Collection: Puerto Rican family and their hut, 1890s

Puerto Rican family and their hut, 1890s
Native houses in rural Puerto Rico, 1890s. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a photograph

Background imageCaribbean Collection: GATL2A-00009

GATL2A-00009
Uncle Sam leading Cuba away from the Old World, saying, " That wicked man is going to gobble you up, my child, " 1901. Hand-colored woodcut of a 1901 illustration

Background imageCaribbean Collection: Havana as a Spanish colonial seaport

Havana as a Spanish colonial seaport
Port of Havana, Cuba, in early Spanish colonial times. Hand-colored woodcut from Montanus

Background imageCaribbean Collection: Mount Pelee destruction in Martinique, 1902

Mount Pelee destruction in Martinique, 1902
Street scene in St. Pierre after the eruption of Mount Pelee, Martinique, 1902. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a photograph

Background imageCaribbean Collection: Mount Pelee eruption on Martinique, 1902

Mount Pelee eruption on Martinique, 1902
One of the series of eruptions of Mount Pelee on Martinique, 1902. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a photograph

Background imageCaribbean Collection: Downtown Havana in the 1850s

Downtown Havana in the 1850s
Imperial del Paseo in Spanish colonial Havana, Cuba, 1850s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageCaribbean Collection: GATL2A-00031

GATL2A-00031
Outdoor kitchen in a Jamaica town, 1890s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageCaribbean Collection: GATL2A-00037

GATL2A-00037
General Juan Rius Rivera, insurgent leader in the Pinar del Rio, Cuba, 1896. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a 19th-century photograph

Background imageCaribbean 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 imageCaribbean Collection: Diego Velazquez de Cuellar

Diego Velazquez de Cuellar, Spanish conqueror of Cuba. Hand-colored 19th-century woodcut reproduction of an earlier illustration

Background imageCaribbean Collection: Conquistadors battling New World natives

Conquistadors battling New World natives
Battle of Santa Cruz, the first bloodshed in the New World. Color lithograph of a painting by O. Graeff

Background imageCaribbean Collection: USS Maine wreckage in Havana harbor, 1898

USS Maine wreckage in Havana harbor, 1898
Bluejacket divers working on the wreck of the USS Maine in Havana harbor, 1898. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a photograph

Background imageCaribbean Collection: PPIR2A-00009

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

Background imageCaribbean Collection: Pirate

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

Background imageCaribbean 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 imageCaribbean 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 imageCaribbean 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 imageCaribbean Collection: New World natives in a rain forest

New World natives in a rain forest
Natives in a tropical rain forest in the New World. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageCaribbean Collection: PLAT2A-00007

PLAT2A-00007
Toussaint Louverture, liberator of Haiti. Hand-colored woodcut

Background imageCaribbean Collection: PLAT2A-00008

PLAT2A-00008
Jean-Jacques Dessalines, emperor Jacques I of Haiti. Hand-colored woodcut

Background imageCaribbean Collection: EXPL2A-00227

EXPL2A-00227
Map of Hispaniola in 1534, from cartography of Peter Martyr and Oviedo. Hand-colored 19th-century woodcut reproduction of a 16th-century map

Background imageCaribbean Collection: A view of the tropical New World

A view of the tropical New World
Tropical forest of the " Spanish Main" of Central America or the Caribbean. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageCaribbean Collection: EXPL2A-00376

EXPL2A-00376
Native house on Hispaniola, 1500s. Hand-colored 19th-century woodcut reproduction from Oviedo, edition of 1547

Background imageCaribbean Collection: GATL2A-00010

GATL2A-00010
Cuban sugar-planter with his staff and bodyguards, 1890s. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a photograph

Background imageCaribbean Collection: GATL2A-00015

GATL2A-00015
Tobacco plantation in Cuba, 1860s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageCaribbean Collection: GATL2A-00025

GATL2A-00025
Ox-drawn wagons carrying harvested sugar cane on a Jamaica plantation, circa 1890. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a 19th-century illustration



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