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Background imageTravel Collection: Pilgrims ship Mayflower at sea, 1620

Pilgrims ship Mayflower at sea, 1620
The " Mayflower" bringing the first colonists to Massachusetts, 1620. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageTravel Collection: Mayflower passengers landing at Plymouth, 1620

Mayflower passengers landing at Plymouth, 1620
Pilgrim landing party from the " Mayflower" in Plymouth harbor, 1620. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageTravel Collection: Marco Polo leaving Venice, 1300s

Marco Polo leaving Venice, 1300s
Marco Polo leaving Venice on his journey to China, 1338. Color lithograph reproductioin of a manuscript: Bod. Misc. 264

Background imageTravel Collection: Erie Canal route

Erie Canal route
Map of the Erie Canal across New York state, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageTravel Collection: Viking ship at sea

Viking ship at sea
Norsemen at sea following their raven pilot. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageTravel Collection: Mayflower passengers landing at Plymouth Rock, 1620

Mayflower passengers landing at Plymouth Rock, 1620
John Alden and Mary Chilton landing at Plymouth from the Mayflower, December 1620. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageTravel Collection: Sinking of the Titanic

Sinking of the Titanic
Titanics stern in the air as the ship sinks in the North Atlantic, 1912. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of an illustration from eyewitness reports

Background imageTravel 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 imageTravel Collection: Marietta on the Ohio River, 1870s

Marietta on the Ohio River, 1870s
Steamboats on the Ohio River at Marietta, Ohio, 1870s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageTravel Collection: Cedars of Lebanon

Cedars of Lebanon
Travelers stopping to rest among a grove of cedars in Lebanon. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageTravel Collection: Lighthouse warning a clipper ship of dangerous shores

Lighthouse warning a clipper ship of dangerous shores
Sailing ship passing a lighthouse marking the way to home port, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageTravel 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 imageTravel Collection: Albany & Buffalo Railroad schedule, 1843

Albany & Buffalo Railroad schedule, 1843
Albany & Buffalo Railroad timetable, showing fares and routes, 1843. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century printed piece

Background imageTravel Collection: Erie Canal barge at Troy, New York

Erie Canal barge at Troy, New York
Barge on the Erie Canal at West Troy, New York, in the late 1800s. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageTravel Collection: Puritans attempting to leaving England, early 1600s

Puritans attempting to leaving England, early 1600s
Departure of the Puritans halted by English authorities, early 1600s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageTravel Collection: Rome, Georgia, in the mid-1800s

Rome, Georgia, in the mid-1800s
Town of Rome, Georgia, viewed from the Coosa River, 1850s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageTravel Collection: Erie Canal locks

Erie Canal locks
Boat in the Erie Canal locks at Lockport, New York, 1870s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageTravel Collection: Colonial family banished from Puritan Massachusetts, 1600s

Colonial family banished from Puritan Massachusetts, 1600s
Punishing heretics by exiling them from Massachusetts Bay Colony, 1600s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageTravel 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 imageTravel Collection: Road from ancient Athens to Eleusis

Road from ancient Athens to Eleusis
Temple of Aphrodite (left) on the road from Eleusis to Athens, ancient Greece. Hand-colored engraving of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageTravel Collection: EXPL2A-00139

EXPL2A-00139
Timbuktu in Africa, as drawn by Rene-Auguste Caillie, the first European visitor, 1828. Hand-colored 19th-century woodcut reproduction of Caillies illustration

Background imageTravel Collection: Great Eastern laying transatlantic telegraph cable

Great Eastern laying transatlantic telegraph cable
Steamship " Great Eastern" attempting to lay telegraph cable across the Atlantic, 1850s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageTravel 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 imageTravel Collection: Arabs fighting tigers in the desert

Arabs fighting tigers in the desert
Tigers attacking an Arab caravan in the desert. Color lithograph reproduction of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageTravel Collection: Haakon Haakonson brought to safety by the Birchlegs, 1200s

Haakon Haakonson brought to safety by the Birchlegs, 1200s
Birchlegs carrying Prince Hakon Hakonson to safety over the mountains, a Norwegian legend. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageTravel Collection: Fleet of Viking raiders in the Middle Ages

Fleet of Viking raiders in the Middle Ages
Viking ships at sea with warriors on board. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageTravel Collection: Sun-god Ra on his daily journey, ancient Egypt

Sun-god Ra on his daily journey, ancient Egypt
Sun-god Ra embarking for his daily journey through Egypt. Hand-colored 19th-century woodcut reproduction of ancient Egyptian art

Background imageTravel Collection: Erie Canal at Schenedtady, New York

Erie Canal at Schenedtady, New York
Erie Canal barge towed through Schenectady, New York, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageTravel Collection: Moving artillery in the French and Indian War

Moving artillery in the French and Indian War
Colonial artillery passing over Appalachian Mountains, French and Indian War. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century Darley illustration

Background imageTravel Collection: NATI2A-00009

NATI2A-00009
Innuit family with dog team and sled, . Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageTravel 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 imageTravel Collection: Colonists arrival at Jamestown, Virginia, 1607

Colonists arrival at Jamestown, Virginia, 1607
First settlers building Jamestown, Virginia Colony, 1607. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageTravel 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 imageTravel Collection: EXPL2A-00238

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

Background imageTravel Collection: Rafting furs from the northwoods to market

Rafting furs from the northwoods to market
Fur traders steering a raft through rapids of a river. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageTravel Collection: White men bringing cleanliness to native cultures, 1890s

White men bringing cleanliness to native cultures, 1890s
" White mans burden" is to teach cleanliness, described in a Pears Soap ad, 1890s. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageTravel Collection: First Atlantic crossing by steamship, 1819

First Atlantic crossing by steamship, 1819
American paddlewheeler " Savannah, " the first steamship to cross the Atlantic, 1819. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageTravel Collection: Carrack, a merchant ship of the late 1400s

Carrack, a merchant ship of the late 1400s
Armed Genoese carrack, a merchant ship of the 1400s and 1500s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageTravel Collection: French frigate, 1700s

French frigate, 1700s
Armed French frigate of the 18th century. Hand-colored woodcut of an illustration

Background imageTravel Collection: Steerage passengers on their way to America, 1800s

Steerage passengers on their way to America, 1800s
European emigrants in steerage section of steamship to the US, 1890. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageTravel Collection: Pioneer family on the Oregon Trail

Pioneer family on the Oregon Trail
Covered wagon of a homesteader family heading west with their belongings. Hand-colored engraving combined with a photograph

Background imageTravel Collection: Mountain man in the old west

Mountain man in the old west
Old trapper in the American West, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century Frederic Remington illustration

Background imageTravel Collection: Sleighs in the 19th century

Sleighs in the 19th century
Sleigh travel on a road in winter, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageTravel Collection: Hawaiians in the mid-1800s

Hawaiians in the mid-1800s
Diamond Head and Waikiki in the Hawaiian Islands, 1870s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageTravel 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 imageTravel Collection: Men going ashore from a sailing ship

Men going ashore from a sailing ship
Shore party descending into a rowboat from the stern of a sailing ship, 1700s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageTravel Collection: Mohawk and Hudson Railroad, 1831

Mohawk and Hudson Railroad, 1831
First steam train on the Mohawk and Hudson Railroad, New York, 1831. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageTravel Collection: New Archangel, Russian town in Alaska, now called Sitka

New Archangel, Russian town in Alaska, now called Sitka
Sitka, or New Archangel, capital of Alaska in 1869, when purchased from Russia. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration



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