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Background imageVoyage 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 imageVoyage 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 imageVoyage 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 imageVoyage 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 imageVoyage 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 imageVoyage 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 imageVoyage 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 imageVoyage 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 imageVoyage 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 imageVoyage Collection: Spanish Armada, 1588

Spanish Armada, 1588
Defeat of the Spanish Armada by the English navy, 1588. Hand-colored woodcut reproduction of an earlier illustration

Background imageVoyage 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 imageVoyage 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 imageVoyage 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 imageVoyage 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 imageVoyage Collection: French frigate, 1700s

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

Background imageVoyage 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 imageVoyage 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 imageVoyage 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 imageVoyage Collection: EXPL2A-00034

EXPL2A-00034
Leif Erikssen off the coast of Vineland in a Viking landing boat. Hand-colored photogravure of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageVoyage Collection: Slave-ship hoisting sail, 1800s

Slave-ship hoisting sail, 1800s
African slave-ship hoisting sail upon sighting an English cruiser, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageVoyage Collection: St. Louis on the Mississippi River, 1870s

St. Louis on the Mississippi River, 1870s
Steamboat traffic on the Mississippi River at St. Louis, Missouri, 1870s. Hand-colored engraving of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageVoyage Collection: TRAN2A-00040

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

Background imageVoyage 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 imageVoyage Collection: Dutch ships in the Arctic, 1600s

Dutch ships in the Arctic, 1600s
Dutch ships of Henry Hudsons time near Novaya Zemlya, early 1600s. Hand-colored 19th-century woodcut reproduction of an earlier illustration

Background imageVoyage Collection: American yacht Mohawk

American yacht Mohawk
Americas Cup contender " Mohawk" under full sail, 1870s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageVoyage Collection: Spaceship to the Moon imagined in the 1870s

Spaceship to the Moon imagined in the 1870s
Projectile train to the moon, a suggested form of space travel, 1870s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageVoyage 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 imageVoyage Collection: Cape Verde Islands in the Atlantic Ocean

Cape Verde Islands in the Atlantic Ocean
Sailboats along Washingtons Head, Saint Vincent, Cape Verde Islands. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageVoyage Collection: EXPL2A-00128

EXPL2A-00128
Landing of Jean Nicolet on the Wisconsin shore of Lake Michigan, 1634, the first European to reach that region. Hand-colored halftone of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageVoyage 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 imageVoyage 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 imageVoyage Collection: Plymouth colonists embarking on the Mayflower voyage, 1620

Plymouth colonists embarking on the Mayflower voyage, 1620
Pilgrims leaving for their " Mayflower" voyage from Delft Haven, Netherlands, 1620. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a 19th-century painting

Background imageVoyage Collection: English man-of-war, 1646

English man-of-war, 1646
British warship of the 17th century. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageVoyage Collection: PNAV2A-00033

PNAV2A-00033
Us Navy squadron commanded by Matthew Perry sailing for Japan, 1852: USS Susquehannah, Saratoga, St Mary s, a supply ship, Plymouth, Perry in rowboat, Mississippi, and Princeton (left to right)

Background imageVoyage 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 imageVoyage Collection: Ship in the 1600s

Ship in the 1600s
Sailing-ship of the seventeenth century. Hand-colored 19th-century woodcut reproduction of an earlier illustration

Background imageVoyage Collection: Dutch galleons, 1600s

Dutch galleons, 1600s
Dutch traders galleons at sea in the 1600s. Hand colored 19th-century woodcut reproduction of an earlier illustration

Background imageVoyage 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 imageVoyage Collection: USS Arizona collision with an iceberg, 1880

USS Arizona collision with an iceberg, 1880
Ice wedged in the bow of the USS Arizona after a collision, circa 1880. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageVoyage 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 imageVoyage Collection: Titanic survivors on deck of a rescue ship

Titanic survivors on deck of a rescue ship
Deck of the " Carpathia" crowded with " Titanic" survivors, 1912. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a photograph

Background imageVoyage Collection: Sailing-ships at sea

Sailing-ships at sea
Sailing ships on the high seas. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageVoyage Collection: Ships entering the Mississippi River from the Gulf of Mexico, 1700s

Ships entering the Mississippi River from the Gulf of Mexico, 1700s
Sailing ships at the mouth of the Mississippi River in the late 1700s. Hand-colored engraving of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageVoyage 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 imageVoyage Collection: Paddlewheel steamship Arabia of the Cunard LIne

Paddlewheel steamship Arabia of the Cunard LIne
Royal Mail steamship " Arabia" of the Cunard Line, 1850s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageVoyage Collection: Sea battle in the Middle Ages

Sea battle in the Middle Ages
Ships of the thirteenth century, with forecastles, sterncastles, and fighting-tops. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageVoyage 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 imageVoyage Collection: Busy New Orleans waterfront, late 1800s

Busy New Orleans waterfront, late 1800s
Steamboats and barges on the Mississippi River at New Orleans, circa 1880. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration



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