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Background imageFast Collection: The Royal Thames Yacht Club match: finish of the race, 1869. Creator: Unknown

The Royal Thames Yacht Club match: finish of the race, 1869. Creator: Unknown
The Royal Thames Yacht Club match: finish of the race, 1869. View of '...the first cutter match this year...from Erith, ...round the Nore Light and back to Gravesend...Seven yachts started:..Mr

Background imageFast Collection: The Volunteer Review at Windsor: volunteers crossing the pontoon bridge over the Thames... 1868

The Volunteer Review at Windsor: volunteers crossing the pontoon bridge over the Thames... 1868. Creator: Unknown
The Volunteer Review at Windsor: volunteers crossing the pontoon bridge over the Thames at Datchet, 1868. 'The object [of the construction of the pontoon-bridge by a detachment of Royal Engineers

Background imageFast Collection: The Peninsular and Oriental Company's steam-ship Deccan, 1869. Creator: Unknown

The Peninsular and Oriental Company's steam-ship Deccan, 1869. Creator: Unknown
The Peninsular and Oriental Company's steam-ship Deccan, 1869. 'The Deccan...is one of the large class of steam-ships provided by the Peninsular

Background imageFast Collection: Race across the Atlantic between the Russia and the City of Paris, 1869. Creator: Unknown

Race across the Atlantic between the Russia and the City of Paris, 1869. Creator: Unknown
Race across the Atlantic between the Russia and the City of Paris, 1869. '...the Cunard Royal mail-steamer Russia, Captain T

Background imageFast Collection: Royal London Yacht Club match - the Sphinx and Volante rounding at Southend, 1869. Creator: Unknown

Royal London Yacht Club match - the Sphinx and Volante rounding at Southend, 1869. Creator: Unknown
Royal London Yacht Club match - the Sphinx and Volante rounding at Southend, 1869. 'The yachting season is now fairly opened

Background imageFast Collection: Railway bridge and viaduct at Runcorn, 1869. Creator: Unknown

Railway bridge and viaduct at Runcorn, 1869. Creator: Unknown
Railway bridge and viaduct at Runcorn, 1869. 'The great viaduct and bridge over the Mersey at Runcorn, which has been constructed by the London

Background imageFast Collection: The Dundee screw steamship Hibernia, 1865. Creator: Smyth

The Dundee screw steamship Hibernia, 1865. Creator: Smyth
The Dundee screw steamship Hibernia, 1865. The screw-steamer Hibernia is the last vessel that the Dundee, Perth, and London Shipping Company have added to their fleet

Background imageFast Collection: The National Rifle Association prize meeting at Wimbledon:.the Horatio Ross Prize, 1865

The National Rifle Association prize meeting at Wimbledon:.the Horatio Ross Prize, 1865. Creator: Unknown
The National Rifle Association prize meeting at Wimbledon:.the Horatio Ross Prize, 1865....for a combined performance of running, loading, and firing...The competitor, in his stocking feet

Background imageFast Collection: The clipper-ship The Royal Edward, built for the Red Cross Australian Line, 1864

The clipper-ship The Royal Edward, built for the Red Cross Australian Line, 1864. Creators: Edwin Weedon, Smyth
The clipper-ship The Royal Edward, built for the Red Cross Australian Line, 1864. We this week give an Engraving of the new iron sailing-ship Royal Edward, of 3500 tons burden

Background imageFast Collection: Race in the Channel between the Atalanta twin-screw steamer and the Dover mail-packet Empress

Race in the Channel between the Atalanta twin-screw steamer and the Dover mail-packet Empress, 1864. Creator: Smyth
Race in the Channel between the Atalanta twin-screw steamer and the Dover mail-packet Empress, 1864. The Atalanta...has a pair of screw propellers instead of a single one

Background imageFast Collection: The Colonel Lamb blockade-runner, built at Liverpool, 1864. Creator: Smyth

The Colonel Lamb blockade-runner, built at Liverpool, 1864. Creator: Smyth
The Colonel Lamb blockade-runner, built at Liverpool, 1864. Engraving from a drawing by Mr. William Woods....an exciting race took place...between the paddle-wheel steam-boat Douglas...and

Background imageFast Collection: The Peninsular and Oriental Company's new paddle-wheel steamer Nyanza, 1864. Creator: Smyth

The Peninsular and Oriental Company's new paddle-wheel steamer Nyanza, 1864. Creator: Smyth
The Peninsular and Oriental Company's new paddle-wheel steamer Nyanza, 1864. A ship built by the Thames Ironworks and Shipbuilding Company from designs by Mr. G. C

Background imageFast Collection: Dudgeon's new double-screw iron steam-ship Flora, 1862. Creator: Unknown

Dudgeon's new double-screw iron steam-ship Flora, 1862. Creator: Unknown
Dudgeon's new double-screw iron steam-ship Flora, 1862. A most important and interesting trial-trip has been made with this new vessel

Background imageFast Collection: The London, Chatham, and Dover Railway Company's new steam-boat The Prince Imperial, 1864

The London, Chatham, and Dover Railway Company's new steam-boat The Prince Imperial, 1864. Our Engraving represents the new paddle-wheel steam-boat Prince Imperial

Background imageFast Collection: The new imperial steam-yacht, Taliah, built for the Sultan, 1864. Creator: Smyth

The new imperial steam-yacht, Taliah, built for the Sultan, 1864. Creator: Smyth
The new imperial steam-yacht, Taliah, built for the Sultan, 1864. The yacht, constructed...by Messrs. Samuda, made her trial-trip recently, with the Turkish Ambassador, M. Musurus, on board

Background imageFast Collection: Our Iron-Clad Fleet: H.M. Steam-Frigate Achilles off Folly Point, Chatham, 1864. Creator: Unknown

Our Iron-Clad Fleet: H.M. Steam-Frigate Achilles off Folly Point, Chatham, 1864. Creator: Unknown
Our Iron-Clad Fleet: H.M. Steam-Frigate Achilles off Folly Point, Chatham, 1864. Our Engraving gives a view of that fine warship the Achilles

Background imageFast Collection: New blockade-runner Lizzie, built in the Clyde, 1864. Creator: Unknown

New blockade-runner Lizzie, built in the Clyde, 1864. Creator: Unknown
New blockade-runner Lizzie, built in the Clyde, 1864. Engraving from a drawing by Mr. Hugh Aird. This steamer has been built...for the purpose of running the blockade of the ports of the Confederate

Background imageFast Collection: The 'Telegraaf' Iron Steam-boat, recently built by Messrs. Fob, Smit, Jun. and Co... 1858

The "Telegraaf" Iron Steam-boat, recently built by Messrs. Fob, Smit, Jun. and Co... 1858. Creator: Unknown
The "Telegraaf" Iron Steam-boat, recently built by Messrs. Fob, Smit, Jun. and Co. Kinderdyk, near Rotterdam, 1858....the Telegraaf No

Background imageFast Collection: Sleighing on the Ice. Illustration for a Short Story by Per Hallström, 1907

Sleighing on the Ice. Illustration for a Short Story by Per Hallström, 1907. Creator: Johan Axel Gustav Acke
Sleighing on the Ice. Illustration for a Short Story by Per Hallstrom, 1907

Background imageFast Collection: The 'Christopher Columbus' Cutter, 45 Tons, in which Mr. Webb recently crossed the Atlantic, 1858

The "Christopher Columbus" Cutter, 45 Tons, in which Mr. Webb recently crossed the Atlantic, 1858. The cutter sailed from New York on the 19th of August

Background imageFast Collection: The new clipper steam-ship 'Ly-ee-moon', built for the opium trade, 1860. Creator: Unknown

The new clipper steam-ship "Ly-ee-moon", built for the opium trade, 1860. Creator: Unknown
The new clipper steam-ship "Ly-ee-moon", built for the opium trade, 1860. This beautiful vessel, which on her trial-trip attained the extraordinary speed of nearly seventeen knots per hour

Background imageFast Collection: City of Erie (Pennsylvania), c1900. Creator: William H. Jackson

City of Erie (Pennsylvania), c1900. Creator: William H. Jackson
City of Erie (Pennsylvania), c1900

Background imageFast Collection: The Peninsular and Oriental Navigation Company's New Steam-ship 'Pera', 1856. Creator: Edwin Weedon

The Peninsular and Oriental Navigation Company's New Steam-ship "Pera", 1856. Creator: Edwin Weedon
The Peninsular and Oriental Navigation Company's New Steam-ship "Pera", 1856. This fine screw steam-ship, which was built by Messrs. Mare, of Blackwall, from designs by Mr

Background imageFast Collection: Travel views of Japan and Korea, 1908. Creator: Arnold Genthe

Travel views of Japan and Korea, 1908. Creator: Arnold Genthe
Travel views of Japan and Korea, 1908

Background imageFast Collection: The Sunderland Clipper Barque, 'Flying Dragon', 1854. Creator: Unknown

The Sunderland Clipper Barque, "Flying Dragon", 1854. Creator: Unknown
The Sunderland Clipper Barque, "Flying Dragon", 1854. From accounts just received, we are sorry to have to announce the loss by fire of this beautiful clipper barque

Background imageFast Collection: New Route to Belgium - 'The Aquila' Steam-ship leaving Antwerp, 1854. Creator: Unknown

New Route to Belgium - "The Aquila" Steam-ship leaving Antwerp, 1854. Creator: Unknown
New Route to Belgium - "The Aquila" Steam-ship leaving Antwerp, 1854. Ship built by Henderson of Glasgow, with engines by McNab of Greenock

Background imageFast Collection: The new Screw Steamer 'Barwon', 1854. Creator: Unknown. The new Screw Steamer 'Barwon', 1854

The new Screw Steamer "Barwon", 1854. Creator: Unknown. The new Screw Steamer "Barwon", 1854
The new Screw Steamer "Barwon", 1854. Ship...constructed under the direction of Mr. Bourne, for the steam coasting trade of Australia...the engine works up to 600 horse power...The speed of

Background imageFast Collection: Scene of the Accident to the 'Pacific' Steam-Ship, on Leaving New York, 1850. Creator: Unknown

Scene of the Accident to the "Pacific" Steam-Ship, on Leaving New York, 1850. Creator: Unknown
Scene of the Accident to the "Pacific" Steam-Ship, on Leaving New York, 1850. The United States mail-steamer Pacific, arrived in the Mersey on Thursday, the 10th September

Background imageFast Collection: A note on transportation, Eden, Alabama, 1936. Creator: Dorothea Lange

A note on transportation, Eden, Alabama, 1936. Creator: Dorothea Lange
A note on transportation. Eden, Alabama. [Advertisement for Ford V8 car in background]

Background imageFast Collection: H.M. Steamer 'Rifleman', in Chase of a Brazilian Slaver, 1850. Creator: Unknown. H.M

H.M. Steamer "Rifleman", in Chase of a Brazilian Slaver, 1850. Creator: Unknown. H.M
H.M. Steamer "Rifleman", in Chase of a Brazilian Slaver, 1850. Royal Navy ship pursuing a slave ship...the brig was observed by the Rifleman, steering away for the land

Background imageFast Collection: Rhedycina, Winner of the Oaks Stakes, at Epsom, 1850. Creator: Unknown

Rhedycina, Winner of the Oaks Stakes, at Epsom, 1850. Creator: Unknown
Rhedycina, Winner of the Oaks Stakes, at Epsom, [in Surrey] 1850. Racehorse and jockey: "Rhedycina" was bred by Mr

Background imageFast Collection: The International Exhibition: 'Winter in Zealand', by A. Dillens, 1862. Creator: W Thomas

The International Exhibition: "Winter in Zealand", by A. Dillens, 1862. Creator: W Thomas
The International Exhibition: "Winter in Zealand", by A. Dillens, 1862. Engraving of a painting. As in other parts of Holland

Background imageFast Collection: The Mauretania, 1922, (1935). Creator: Unknown

The Mauretania, 1922, (1935). Creator: Unknown
The Mauretania, 1922, (1935). In May 1922, the liner Mauretania set a new record of 5 days 8 hours 56 minutes for the crossing from New York to Southampton

Background imageFast Collection: Surpris Par Un Express, 1929. Creator: Unknown

Surpris Par Un Express, 1929. Creator: Unknown
Surprised by an express train, 1929. Surpris Par Un Express. A steam locomotive bears down on people taken unawares. Back cover of " Le Petit Journal Illustre". [France, 17 November 1929]

Background imageFast Collection: Ceremony of the Fastest Horse, c. 1900. Creator: Frederic Remington

Ceremony of the Fastest Horse, c. 1900. Creator: Frederic Remington
Ceremony of the Fastest Horse, c. 1900

Background imageFast Collection: 10c Pan-American Fast Ocean Navigation frame plate proof, 487

10c Pan-American Fast Ocean Navigation frame plate proof, 487. Certified plate proofs are the last printed proof of the plate before printing the stamps at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing

Background imageFast Collection: 10c Pan-American Fast Ocean Navigation vignette plate proof, 487

10c Pan-American Fast Ocean Navigation vignette plate proof, 487. Certified plate proofs are the last printed proof of the plate before printing the stamps at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing

Background imageFast Collection: Abstract Express from Paris to Boulogne, 1844. Creator: Unknown

Abstract Express from Paris to Boulogne, 1844. Creator: Unknown
Abstract Express from Paris to Boulogne, 1844. Postal service between Britain and India. Having landed at Marseilles, ...the papers for France are delivered

Background imageFast Collection: Magna Charta Island, c1870

Magna Charta Island, c1870. Magna Carta Island on the River Thames in Berkshire, where King John sealed the Magna Carta in 1215

Background imageFast Collection: French troops on the march, First World War, 1914-1918, (c1920). Creator: Unknown

French troops on the march, First World War, 1914-1918, (c1920). Creator: Unknown
French troops on the march, First World War, 1914-1918, (c1920). " The Most Rapid Marchers in Europe" : French infantrymen in their new " tricolour grey" uniform...long reputed to

Background imageFast Collection: Frederick the Great escapes danger through quick thinking, 1758, (1936). Creator: Unknown

Frederick the Great escapes danger through quick thinking, 1758, (1936). Creator: Unknown
Frederick the Great escapes danger through quick thinking, 1758, (1936). Friedrich Der Grosse Entgeht Durch Geistesgegenwart Einer Gefahr, 1758

Background imageFast Collection: Bow River Raids, Banff, N. W. T. c1897. Creator: Unknown

Bow River Raids, Banff, N. W. T. c1897. Creator: Unknown
Bow River Raids, Banff, N.W.T. c1897. From " A Tour Through the New World America", by Prof. Geo. R. Cromwell. [C. N. Greig & Co. London, c1897]

Background imageFast Collection: Shooting the Rapids of the Katsura-Gawa, 1910. Creator: Herbert Ponting

Shooting the Rapids of the Katsura-Gawa, 1910. Creator: Herbert Ponting
Shooting the Rapids of the Katsura-Gawa, 1910. From " In Lotus-Land Japan", by Herbert G. Ponting, F.R.G.S. [Macmillan and Co. Limited, London, 1910]

Background imageFast Collection: New Cricketing Dresses, To Protect All England Against The Present Swift Bowling, 1854

New Cricketing Dresses, To Protect All England Against The Present Swift Bowling, 1854. Satirical illustration showing cricketers wearing outlandish padded outfits to prevent injury from fast balls

Background imageFast Collection: Dudgeon's new double-screw steam-ship Flora, 1862. Creator: Unknown

Dudgeon's new double-screw steam-ship Flora, 1862. Creator: Unknown
Dudgeon's new double-screw steam-ship Flora, 1862. A most important and interesting trial-trip has been made with this new vessel

Background imageFast Collection: Front cover illustration from the magazine Tres Sport, July 1922

Front cover illustration from the magazine Tres Sport, July 1922

Background imageFast Collection: Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, known as Mahatma (1869-1948), architect of the Indian independence

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, known as Mahatma (1869-1948), architect of the Indian independence, Indian politician and thinker in his last fast in 1948

Background imageFast Collection: Perambulators in Hyde Park!, London, 1819

Perambulators in Hyde Park!, London, 1819
Perambulators in Hyde Park! London, 1819; pedestrians and chickens fall and scatter before cyclists



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