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Background imageStorm Collection: Mormons caught in a prairie blizzard en route to Utah

Mormons caught in a prairie blizzard en route to Utah
Mormon hand-cart company struggling across the plains to Salt Lake City. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageStorm Collection: Jesus calming the storm on the Sea of Galilee

Jesus calming the storm on the Sea of Galilee
Jesus calms the waters among frightened disciples in a boat. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageStorm Collection: Robert Burns character Tam O Shanter

Robert Burns character Tam O Shanter
Tam O Shanter chased by a witch, from a poem by Robert Burns. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a John Faed illustration

Background imageStorm Collection: Robert Burns character Tam O Shanter

Robert Burns character Tam O Shanter
Tam O Shanter about to ride, from a poem by Robert Burns. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a 19th-century John Faed illustration

Background imageStorm Collection: St. Elmos fire on a sailing ship

St. Elmos fire on a sailing ship
Saint Elmos fire, an electrical phenomenon, on a ships masts. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageStorm Collection: TRAN2A-00040

TRAN2A-00040
Freighter struggling through a storm on Lake Superior, circa 1900. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of an illustration

Background imageStorm Collection: Steering a sailing-ship through stormy seas

Steering a sailing-ship through stormy seas
Sailors at the wheel of a merchant ship in a gale, 1800s. Hand-colored engraving of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageStorm Collection: Lake Erie grain boat in a snowstorm

Lake Erie grain boat in a snowstorm
Steamship carrying grain on Lake Erie in a snowstorm, headed for Buffalo, New York, 1880s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageStorm Collection: EVNT2A-00047

EVNT2A-00047
Retreat of the Spanish Armada from England in stormy seas, 1588. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th century illustration

Background imageStorm Collection: Steamship in an ocean storm

Steamship in an ocean storm
Steamship " Galatea" in a cyclone in the Indian Ocean, 1868. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageStorm Collection: Galveston, Texas, after the hurricane of 1901

Galveston, Texas, after the hurricane of 1901
Hurricane devastation in a residential area of Galveston, Texas, 1901. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a photograph

Background imageStorm 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 imageStorm Collection: Freight train brakemen in a blizzard

Freight train brakemen in a blizzard
Railroad brakemen working atop boxcars in a snowstorm, 1890s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageStorm Collection: Pauls shipwreck while on a missionary journey

Pauls shipwreck while on a missionary journey
Shipwreck of Apostle Paul off Malta in the Mediterranean Sea. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageStorm 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 imageStorm Collection: Sailing in stormy seas

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

Background imageStorm 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 imageStorm Collection: Biblical Flood destroying the wicked

Biblical Flood destroying the wicked
Wicked people trying to save themselves in the Biblical flood. Hand-colored engraving of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageStorm Collection: HSET2A-00090

HSET2A-00090
Family in a covered wagon at the approach of a prairie storm, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageStorm Collection: Settlers preparing their prairie homestead for winter

Settlers preparing their prairie homestead for winter
Banking a prairie farm with sod for the winter in Dakota Territory, 1880s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageStorm Collection: Tipi in a blizzard

Tipi in a blizzard
Native American tepee in a snowstorm, emitting embers from center smoke-hole. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageStorm Collection: NATI2A-00003

NATI2A-00003
Native Americans going to their reservation in a snowstorm, using a horse-drawn travois. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageStorm Collection: PMYT2A-00060

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

Background imageStorm 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 imageStorm Collection: Santa Fe Trail wagon tracks in New Mexico

Santa Fe Trail wagon tracks in New Mexico
Santa Fe Trail ruts on the Cimarron Cutoff route, New Mexico. Photograph

Background imageStorm Collection: GLAT2A-00017

GLAT2A-00017
Ships in the Strait of Magellan rounding Cape Horn along the headlands of Tierra del Fuego. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageStorm Collection: EVCW2A-00113

EVCW2A-00113
Sinking of the ironclad USS Monitor in a gale off North Carolina, 1862, crew making for the USS Rhode Island. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th century illustration

Background imageStorm Collection: GGBR2A-00060

GGBR2A-00060
Cluricauns of Irish folklore leading a traveler astray. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageStorm Collection: Bears Paw Mountains, Montana

Bears Paw Mountains, Montana
Sunset after rainstorm, Bears Paw Mountains, Montana. Photograph

Background imageStorm Collection: GAFR2A-00009

GAFR2A-00009
African native shaman invoking rain in the valley of the Congo, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageStorm 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 imageStorm Collection: Shipwreck on Lake Superior, 1800s

Shipwreck on Lake Superior, 1800s
Storm washing shipwreck victims and debris ashore along Lake Superior, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageStorm Collection: Tornado in Kirksville, Maryland, 1899

Tornado in Kirksville, Maryland, 1899
Tornado approaching a house in Kirksville, Maryland, April 27, 1899. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageStorm Collection: PREV2A-00003

PREV2A-00003
Benjamin Franklin flying a kite to demonstrate the electrical nature of lightning. Hand-colored woodcut

Background imageStorm Collection: HSET2A-00015

HSET2A-00015
Wagon train in a snowstorm on the Great Plains, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageStorm Collection: HSET2A-00079

HSET2A-00079
Stagecoach caught in a prairie blizzard, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageStorm Collection: NATI2D-00007

NATI2D-00007
Thunderbird with lightning and rain, fresco on interior kiva wall, circa 1500, Tiguex (Kuaua Pueblo) on the Rio Grande, Coronado State Park in Bernalillo County, New Mexico. Digital photograph

Background imageStorm Collection: PMYT2A-00061

PMYT2A-00061
Phantom ship luring a sailing vessel to its doom on the rocks. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageStorm Collection: PLIT2A-00058

PLIT2A-00058
Ship in stormy seas from Coleridges " Rime of the Ancient Mariner" Hand-colored engraving of a 19th-century Gustave Dore illustration

Background imageStorm Collection: Rainstorm on the high plains, New Mexico

Rainstorm on the high plains, New Mexico
Rainstorm over the arid plains of the Four Corners area, New Mexico. Digital photograph

Background imageStorm Collection: Lightning striking the high plains, New Mexico

Lightning striking the high plains, New Mexico
Lightning over the arid plains near the Four Corners, New Mexico. Digital photograph

Background imageStorm Collection: EXPL2A-00271

EXPL2A-00271
Vitus Berings Russian expedition ships wrecked upon the Aleutian Isles. 1741. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageStorm Collection: BUSN2A-00101

BUSN2A-00101
Fur-traders canoes imperiled by rapids on the Red River of the North. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageStorm Collection: HSET2A-00094

HSET2A-00094
Pony Express rider in a snowstorm. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration


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