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Walled City Collection

Background imageWalled City 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 imageWalled City Collection: Ancient Athens

Ancient Athens
Athens from the east, in the time of Hadrian. Hand-colored engraving of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageWalled City Collection: Medieval castle

Medieval castle
Knights entering a castle in the Middle Ages. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageWalled City Collection: Mycenae in ancient Greece, circa 1400 BC

Mycenae in ancient Greece, circa 1400 BC
Mycenae in ancient Greece at the height of its culture, circa 1400 BC. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageWalled City Collection: Tower of London in the late Middle Ages

Tower of London in the late Middle Ages
London during the time of Henry VII (1457-1509). Color lithograph reproduction of an illuminated manuscript: Roy 16F, ii

Background imageWalled City Collection: Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem

Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem
Marketplace in Jerusalem at the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageWalled City Collection: GEUR2A-00057

GEUR2A-00057
Medieval walled city of Nuremberg, Germany, 1400s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageWalled City Collection: Siege of Magdeburg, Germany, Thirty Years War, 1631

Siege of Magdeburg, Germany, Thirty Years War, 1631
Fall of Magdeburg to Flemish General Tilly, resulting in massacre of citizens, Thirty Years War, 1631. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageWalled City Collection: Viking attack on Paris, France, 885 AD

Viking attack on Paris, France, 885 AD
Rollo the Ranger attacking Paris from Viking ships on the River Seine, 885 AD. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageWalled City Collection: Roman siege of a fortified city

Roman siege of a fortified city
Roman legions attacking a city to expand the Roman Empire. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageWalled City Collection: GMDE2A-00032

GMDE2A-00032
Baghdad straddling the Tigris River. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageWalled City Collection: Battering rams used in a medieval siege

Battering rams used in a medieval siege
Army besieging a medieval fortified town using battering rams. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageWalled City Collection: Agriculture in the Middle Ages

Agriculture in the Middle Ages
Peasants sowing and cultivating fields outside a walled town in the Middle Ages. Printed halftone reproduction of a medieval manuscript miniature

Background imageWalled City Collection: Tomb of Muhammad, Medina

Tomb of Muhammad, Medina
Tomb of the Prophet Muhammad, Medina, Arabia, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageWalled City Collection: GMDE2A-00033

GMDE2A-00033
Bridge over the Tigris River at Baghdad, 1850s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageWalled City Collection: EXPL2A-00177

EXPL2A-00177
Inca city of Cusco, Peru, in 1556, after the Spanish conquest. Hand-colored 19th-century woodcut reproduction of a 16th century illustration

Background imageWalled City Collection: Medieval walled town in the Swiss Alps

Medieval walled town in the Swiss Alps
Alpine town of Coire, or Chur, Switzerland. Hand-colored 19th-century reproduction of an earlier illustration

Background imageWalled City Collection: Battle of Auray, France, Hundred Years War, 1364

Battle of Auray, France, Hundred Years War, 1364
Capture of Bertrand de Guescelin in the Battle of Auray, where John de Montford and Charles de Blois led opposing sides, 1364. Hand-colored woodcut

Background imageWalled City Collection: Guienne reclaimed for France, Hundred Years War

Guienne reclaimed for France, Hundred Years War
Recovery of Aquitaine, or Guienne, by the French, Hundred Years War. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th century illustration

Background imageWalled City Collection: Battle of Jericho in ancient Palestine

Battle of Jericho in ancient Palestine
Joshua and the Israelites conquering Jericho, circa 1400 BC. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageWalled City Collection: Alexandria, Egypt, in the 1500s

Alexandria, Egypt, in the 1500s
Map of Alexandria, showing the lighthouse Pharos at the harbor entrance in the 1500s. Hand-colored 19th-century woodcut reproduction of a medieval illustration

Background imageWalled City Collection: Jerusalem in the Roman Empire

Jerusalem in the Roman Empire
Temple and the city of Jerusalem when part of the Roman Empire, about the time of Jesus. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageWalled City Collection: Temple in Jerusalem during the Roman Empire

Temple in Jerusalem during the Roman Empire
Herods Temple when Jerusalem was within the Roman Empire. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageWalled City Collection: Piraeus and city of ancient Athens

Piraeus and city of ancient Athens
Ships in port at the Piraeus, linked to ancient Athens by a walled road. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageWalled City Collection: GEUR2A-00059

GEUR2A-00059
Portuguese capture of Ceuta, a Moorish stronghold in Morocco, 1415. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageWalled City Collection: GAFR2A-00001

GAFR2A-00001
A royal procession of Sultan Abd al- Aziz IV in Morocco, 1800s. Printed color halftone reproduction of a 19th-century watercolor by A. Schneider

Background imageWalled City Collection: Siege of a medieval walled town

Siege of a medieval walled town
Moveable siege tower, archers, and cannon of medieval warfare. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageWalled City Collection: GMDE2A-00014

GMDE2A-00014
Merchants and camel caravans outside the Damascus Gate, Jerusalem. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageWalled City Collection: GMDE2A-00025

GMDE2A-00025
Constantinople, showing a procession at a city gate, about 1340. Hand-colored 19th-century woodcut reproduction of a 14th-century illustration

Background imageWalled City Collection: GMDE2A-00034

GMDE2A-00034
View of Mosul, Iraq, from the Tigris River, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageWalled City Collection: NATL2D-00008

NATL2D-00008
Doorways leading to Inca Temple of the Sun at Ingapirca in the Andes Mountains, Ecuador. Digital photograph

Background imageWalled City Collection: NATL2D-00010

NATL2D-00010
Trapezoidal doorway leading to Inca Temple of the Sun at Ingapirca in the Andes Mountains, Ecuador. Digital photograph

Background imageWalled City Collection: NATL2D-00013

NATL2D-00013
Ruins of Inca city and Temple of the Sun at Ingapirca in the Andes Mountains, Ecuador. Digital photograph

Background imageWalled City Collection: NATL2D-00012

NATL2D-00012
Ruins of Inca city and Temple of the Sun at Ingapirca in the Andes Mountains, Ecuador. Digital photograph

Background imageWalled City Collection: NATL2D-00015

NATL2D-00015
Ruins of Inca city and Temple of the Sun at Ingapirca in the Andes Mountains, Ecuador. Digital photograph

Background imageWalled City Collection: NATL2D-00016

NATL2D-00016
Ruins of Inca city and Temple of the Sun at Ingapirca in the Andes Mountains, Ecuador. Digital photograph

Background imageWalled City Collection: NATL2D-00019

NATL2D-00019
Ruins of Inca city and Temple of the Sun at Ingapirca in the Andes Mountains, Ecuador. Digital photograph

Background imageWalled City Collection: NATL2D-00018

NATL2D-00018
Ruins of Inca city and Temple of the Sun at Ingapirca in the Andes Mountains, Ecuador. Digital photograph

Background imageWalled City Collection: NATL2D-00005

NATL2D-00005
Doorways leading to Inca Temple of the Sun at Ingapirca in the Andes Mountains, Ecuador. Digital photograph

Background imageWalled City Collection: NATL2D-00002

NATL2D-00002
Ruins of Inca Temple of the Sun at Ingapirca in the Andes Mountains, Ecuador. Digital photograph

Background imageWalled City Collection: PROY2A-00086

PROY2A-00086
Moors surrender of Granada to Isabella and Ferdinand, 1492. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageWalled City Collection: GCAN2A-00016

GCAN2A-00016
Louisbourg, Canada, besieged by New Englanders under the British flag, 1745. Hand-colored woodcut of a contemporary chart

Background imageWalled City Collection: GCAN2A-00011

GCAN2A-00011
Montreal, Canada, seen from the St. Lawrence River, 1760. Hand-colored woodcut

Background imageWalled City Collection: Calais, France, under English rule, Hundred Years War

Calais, France, under English rule, Hundred Years War
Richard Beauchamp, Earl of Warwick, received as Captain of Calais on behalf of English King Henry V, 1414. Hand-colored woodcut reproduction

Background imageWalled City Collection: Scaling walls of a fort during the Hundred Years War

Scaling walls of a fort during the Hundred Years War
English soldiers scaling a fortress in Gascony, France, Hundred Years War. Hand-colored engraving of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageWalled City Collection: Hundred Years War siege of a town in Burgundy

Hundred Years War siege of a town in Burgundy
Siege of town defended by the Burgundians under Charles VI, Hundred Years War. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageWalled City Collection: Hundred Years War siege of a French town

Hundred Years War siege of a French town
Siege of a town in France during the Hundred Years War. Hand-colored woodcut reproduction of a medieval illustration

Background imageWalled City Collection: City of Bordeaux retaken by the French, Hundred Years War

City of Bordeaux retaken by the French, Hundred Years War
French army recaptures Bordeaux during the Hundred Years War, 1451. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration



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