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Background imageCrane Collection: Faerie Queene, c1900. Artist: Walter Crane

Faerie Queene, c1900. Artist: Walter Crane
Faerie Queene, c1900. The Faerie Queene by Edmund Spenser (1553-1599), illustrated by Walter Crane (1845-1915). From Modern Pen Drawings: European and American, Edited by Charles Holme

Background imageCrane Collection: A nuclear submarine berthing at Devonport docks, Plymouth, Devon, 1980

A nuclear submarine berthing at Devonport docks, Plymouth, Devon, 1980. The site has been established as a naval construction and refit yard since 1690

Background imageCrane Collection: The Eight Immortals Crossing the Sea, 1922. Creator: Unknown

The Eight Immortals Crossing the Sea, 1922. Creator: Unknown
The Eight Immortals Crossing the Sea, 1922. The Eight Immortals are revered by Taoists and are a popular element of Chinese culture

Background imageCrane Collection: Cranes in an Iris Pond at Sunrise, c. 1774. Creator: Isoda Koryusai

Cranes in an Iris Pond at Sunrise, c. 1774. Creator: Isoda Koryusai
Cranes in an Iris Pond at Sunrise, c. 1774

Background imageCrane Collection: Arthur Draws the Sword from the Stone, 1911. Artist: Walter Crane

Arthur Draws the Sword from the Stone, 1911. Artist: Walter Crane
Arthur Draws the Sword form the Stone, 1911. The young Arthur pulls the sword from the stone to become King of England. Frontispiece of Stories of the Knights of the Round Table by Henry Gilbert

Background imageCrane Collection: Portrait of an imperial censor and his wife, late 18th-early 19th century. Creator: Unknown

Portrait of an imperial censor and his wife, late 18th-early 19th century. Creator: Unknown
Portrait of an imperial censor and his wife, late 18th-early 19th century. Qing dynasty (1644-1911)

Background imageCrane Collection: Vive la Commune! An English tribute to the French commune dedicated to the workers

Vive la Commune! An English tribute to the French commune dedicated to the workers of both countries, 1888. Private Collection

Background imageCrane Collection: Construction of the Needle Eye Bridge over the M1 at Barnsley, South Yorkshire, 1963

Construction of the Needle Eye Bridge over the M1 at Barnsley, South Yorkshire, 1963. During the construction of the M1 in the early 1960s a great number of bridge structures needed to be created

Background imageCrane Collection: Austin A40 Devon for export, Cardiff 1950. Creator: Unknown

Austin A40 Devon for export, Cardiff 1950. Creator: Unknown
Austin A40 Devon for export, Cardiff 1950

Background imageCrane Collection: Girl Riding a Crane (parody of Hi Chobo [Chinese: Fei Zhangfang]), c. 1766 / 67

Girl Riding a Crane (parody of Hi Chobo [Chinese: Fei Zhangfang]), c. 1766 / 67
Girl Riding a Crane (parody of Hi Chobo [Chinese: Fei Zhangfang]), c. 1766/67

Background imageCrane Collection: Landscape with Gibbons and Cranes, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Creator: Unknown

Landscape with Gibbons and Cranes, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Creator: Unknown
Landscape with Gibbons and Cranes, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Formerly attributed to Qiu Ying

Background imageCrane Collection: Sunderland - Looking Up the River from the Bridge, 1895

Sunderland - Looking Up the River from the Bridge, 1895. From Round the Coast. [George Newnes Limited, London, 1895]

Background imageCrane Collection: London pool from Tower Bridge. From the album: Photograph album - London, 1920s

London pool from Tower Bridge. From the album: Photograph album - London, 1920s. Creator: Harry Moult
London pool from Tower Bridge. From the album: Photograph album - London, 1920s

Background imageCrane Collection: Florida U.S.N. 1910. Creator: Bain News Service

Florida U.S.N. 1910. Creator: Bain News Service
Florida U.S.N. 1910. Shows the launch of the USS Florida battleship on May 12, 1910 at the Brooklyn Navy Yard

Background imageCrane Collection: AQUITANIA ready to launch, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

AQUITANIA ready to launch, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
AQUITANIA ready to launch, between c1910 and c1915. Shows the RMS Aquitania, a Cunard Line ocean liner built in Scotland

Background imageCrane Collection: The Abyssinian Expedition: a sketch on the shore at Zulla, Annesley Bay, 1868. Creator: C. R

The Abyssinian Expedition: a sketch on the shore at Zulla, Annesley Bay, 1868. Creator: C. R
The Abyssinian Expedition: a sketch on the shore at Zulla, Annesley Bay, 1868. Engraving of a sketch by Captain F. F. Atkinson, of the 45th Regiment (British Army)

Background imageCrane Collection: The building of the ' Queen Elizabeth', John Brown's Yard, Clydebank, 1938

The building of the " Queen Elizabeth", John Brown's Yard, Clydebank, 1938. Creator: David Muirhead Bone
The building of the " Queen Elizabeth", John Brown's Yard, Clydebank, 1938

Background imageCrane Collection: Boat Drill on USS Washington, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Boat Drill on USS Washington, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Boat Drill on USS Washington, between c1910 and c1915. USS Washington was renamed the Seattle in Nov. 1916

Background imageCrane Collection: Transfer of 8' shells, League Isl'd. 1913. Creator: Bain News Service

Transfer of 8" shells, League Isl'd. 1913. Creator: Bain News Service
Transfer of 8" shells, League Isl'd. 1913. Shows armored cruiser USS Brooklyn (CA-3) at League Island, Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, PA, in Feb

Background imageCrane Collection: IMPERATOR, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

IMPERATOR, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
IMPERATOR, between c1910 and c1915. Shows the S.S. Imperator being built, an ocean liner of the Hamburg America Line

Background imageCrane Collection: Launch of NEW YORK (reversed), 1912. Creator: Bain News Service

Launch of NEW YORK (reversed), 1912. Creator: Bain News Service
Launch of NEW YORK (reversed), 1912. Shows the crowd at the launching of the battleship the USS New York at the New York Navy Yard in Brooklyn, New York, October 30, 1912

Background imageCrane Collection: Champagne Hau & Co, Reims, 1893. Creator: Crane, Walter (1845-1915). Champagne Hau & Co, Reims, 1893

Champagne Hau & Co, Reims, 1893. Creator: Crane, Walter (1845-1915). Champagne Hau & Co, Reims, 1893
Champagne Hau & Co, Reims, 1893. Private Collection

Background imageCrane Collection: German Bridge over Maas at Dinant, between 1914 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

German Bridge over Maas at Dinant, between 1914 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
German Bridge over Maas at Dinant, between 1914 and c1915. A bridge over the Maas River in Dinant, Belgium during World War I

Background imageCrane Collection: Loading war auto. on Sugura [i.e. Loading a truck chassis on the Suruga], between c1914 and c1915

Loading war auto. on Sugura [i.e. Loading a truck chassis on the Suruga], between c1914 and c1915. A crane hoist lifting a truck chassis onto the American freighter Suruga as World War I began

Background imageCrane Collection: Le portrait s'acheva en dépit de leurs remonstrances, 1842. Creator: Jean Ignace Isidore Gerard

Le portrait s'acheva en dépit de leurs remonstrances, 1842. Creator: Jean Ignace Isidore Gerard
Le portrait s'acheva en depit de leurs remonstrances, 1842. (The portrait was completed despite their remonstrances) - monkey artist with birds

Background imageCrane Collection: Cranes, c1898. Creator: Walter Leistikow

Cranes, c1898. Creator: Walter Leistikow
Cranes, c1898

Background imageCrane Collection: Lord Yoritomo Traveling to Kyoto in the First Year of Kenkyu Period (circa 1285), 1862

Lord Yoritomo Traveling to Kyoto in the First Year of Kenkyu Period (circa 1285), 1862. Creator: Sadahide Utagawa
Lord Yoritomo Traveling to Kyoto in the First Year of Kenkyu Period (circa 1285) (image 2 of 3), 1862

Background imageCrane Collection: Tobosaku, Miura Daisuke Yoshiaki, and the Son of Urashima Taro Drinking Wine, 1873

Tobosaku, Miura Daisuke Yoshiaki, and the Son of Urashima Taro Drinking Wine, 1873. Creator: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
Tobosaku, Miura Daisuke Yoshiaki, and the Son of Urashima Taro Drinking Wine, 1873. TobosakuDongfang Shuo), Miura Yoshiaki and Urashima Taro, all three lived long

Background imageCrane Collection: Ragini Chaiti, c1775. Creator: Unknown

Ragini Chaiti, c1775. Creator: Unknown
Ragini Chaiti, c1775. The musical "mode" ("raga, ragini") is a melody reduced to its basic elements. Modes were classified and given names

Background imageCrane Collection: Ragini Bhairavi, 1600-1625. Creator: Unknown

Ragini Bhairavi, 1600-1625. Creator: Unknown
Ragini Bhairavi, 1600-1625. Melodic musical themes known as modes ("raga") were important subjects in sets of miniatures produced for the regional courts of India in the 17th-19th

Background imageCrane Collection: Krishna Kills the Crane Demon, Folio from a Bhagavata Purana... between 1525 and 1550

Krishna Kills the Crane Demon, Folio from a Bhagavata Purana... between 1525 and 1550. Creator: Unknown
Krishna Kills the Crane Demon, Folio from a Bhagavata Purana (Ancient Stories of the Lord), between 1525 and 1550

Background imageCrane Collection: The Railway Accident at Abbotts Ripton, Huntingdon: raising an engine from the wrecked train

The Railway Accident at Abbotts Ripton, Huntingdon: raising an engine from the wrecked train, 1876. Creator: Unknown
The Railway Accident at Abbotts Ripton, Huntingdon: raising an engine from the wrecked train, 1876. On 21 January 1876, the Edinburgh-London Special Scotch Express was involved in a collision

Background imageCrane Collection: The Railway Accident at Abbotts Ripton, Huntingdon: general view of the scene of the accident

The Railway Accident at Abbotts Ripton, Huntingdon: general view of the scene of the accident, 1876. Creator: Crane
The Railway Accident at Abbotts Ripton, Huntingdon: general view of the scene of the accident, 1876. On 21 January 1876, the Edinburgh-London Special Scotch Express was involved in a collision

Background imageCrane Collection: The Martiniere, Lucknow, 1876. Creator: Crane

The Martiniere, Lucknow, 1876. Creator: Crane
The Martiniere, Lucknow, 1876. At first glance one exclaims, "How beautiful! what a splendid building!" at the second, "Why, it must have been built by a madman

Background imageCrane Collection: Stockholm Ström from Fjällgatan, 1925. Creator: Nils Kreuger

Stockholm Ström from Fjällgatan, 1925. Creator: Nils Kreuger
Stockholm Strom from Fjallgatan, 1925

Background imageCrane Collection: Mikawa Island, Kansugi, and Minowa, 1857. Creator: Ando Hiroshige

Mikawa Island, Kansugi, and Minowa, 1857. Creator: Ando Hiroshige
Mikawa Island, Kansugi, and Minowa, 1857. From One-hundred Views of Famous Places in Edo

Background imageCrane Collection: Nakamura Noshio as Hanako in Musume Dojoji, 1796. Creator: Utagawa Toyokuni I

Nakamura Noshio as Hanako in Musume Dojoji, 1796. Creator: Utagawa Toyokuni I
Nakamura Noshio as Hanako in Musume Dojoji, 1796

Background imageCrane Collection: Japanese Still Life, 1879. Creator: Elihu Vedder

Japanese Still Life, 1879. Creator: Elihu Vedder
Japanese Still Life, 1879

Background imageCrane Collection: Daoist Immortal with Crane, 19th century. Creator: Unknown

Daoist Immortal with Crane, 19th century. Creator: Unknown
Daoist Immortal with Crane, 19th century

Background imageCrane Collection: Floating Crane, Mid- to late 19th century. Creator: Kaigyokusai Masatsugu

Floating Crane, Mid- to late 19th century. Creator: Kaigyokusai Masatsugu
Floating Crane, Mid- to late 19th century

Background imageCrane Collection: Cranes (image 3 of 20), An'ei period (1772-1780). Creator: Maruyama Okyo

Cranes (image 3 of 20), An'ei period (1772-1780). Creator: Maruyama Okyo
Cranes (image 3 of 20), An'ei period (1772-1780)

Background imageCrane Collection: Cranes (image 2 of 20), An'ei period (1772-1780). Creator: Maruyama Okyo

Cranes (image 2 of 20), An'ei period (1772-1780). Creator: Maruyama Okyo
Cranes (image 2 of 20), An'ei period (1772-1780)

Background imageCrane Collection: Cranes (image 6 of 20), An'ei period (1772-1780). Creator: Maruyama Okyo

Cranes (image 6 of 20), An'ei period (1772-1780). Creator: Maruyama Okyo
Cranes (image 6 of 20), An'ei period (1772-1780)

Background imageCrane Collection: Cranes (image 1 of 20), An'ei period (1772-1780). Creator: Maruyama Okyo

Cranes (image 1 of 20), An'ei period (1772-1780). Creator: Maruyama Okyo
Cranes (image 1 of 20), An'ei period (1772-1780)

Background imageCrane Collection: Cranes (image 7 of 20), An'ei period (1772-1780). Creator: Maruyama Okyo

Cranes (image 7 of 20), An'ei period (1772-1780). Creator: Maruyama Okyo
Cranes (image 7 of 20), An'ei period (1772-1780)

Background imageCrane Collection: Grus carunculatus/ Bugeranus carunculatus (Wattled crane, 1777-1786. Creator: Robert Jacob Gordon)

Grus carunculatus/ Bugeranus carunculatus (Wattled crane, 1777-1786. Creator: Robert Jacob Gordon)
Grus carunculatus/ Bugeranus carunculatus (Wattled crane, 1777-1786

Background imageCrane Collection: Anthropoides paradisea (Blue crane or Stanley crane), 1777-1786. Creator: Robert Jacob Gordon

Anthropoides paradisea (Blue crane or Stanley crane), 1777-1786. Creator: Robert Jacob Gordon
Anthropoides paradisea (Blue crane or Stanley crane), 1777-1786

Background imageCrane Collection: Balearica regulorum (Grey crowned crane), 1777-1786. Creator: Robert Jacob Gordon

Balearica regulorum (Grey crowned crane), 1777-1786. Creator: Robert Jacob Gordon
Balearica regulorum (Grey crowned crane), 1777-1786



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