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Background imageFloods Collection: Illustrations of the Flood at Sheffield: drowned cattle at High Bank, on the River Don, 1864

Illustrations of the Flood at Sheffield: drowned cattle at High Bank, on the River Don, 1864. Creator: Unknown
Illustrations of the Flood at Sheffield: drowned cattle at High Bank, on the River Don, 1864. Aftermath of a burst reservoir, caused by inadequate building materials

Background imageFloods Collection: Illustrations of the Flood at Sheffield: the village of Hillsborough after the flood, 1864

Illustrations of the Flood at Sheffield: the village of Hillsborough after the flood, 1864. Creator: Unknown
Illustrations of the Flood at Sheffield: the village of Hillsborough after the flood, 1864. Aftermath of a burst reservoir, caused by inadequate building materials. Over a hundred people were killed

Background imageFloods Collection: The Bradfield Reservoir, near Sheffield: the gap in the Dale Dyke embankment..., 1864

The Bradfield Reservoir, near Sheffield: the gap in the Dale Dyke embankment..., 1864. Creator: Unknown
The Bradfield Reservoir, near Sheffield: the gap in the Dale Dyke embankment - from a sketch by our special artist, 1864. Scene of '...a terrible disaster...involving the sudden destruction of

Background imageFloods Collection: The village of Bradfield, near Sheffield, scene of the late floods...by our special artist, 1864

The village of Bradfield, near Sheffield, scene of the late floods...by our special artist, 1864. Creator: Unknown
The village of Bradfield, near Sheffield, scene of the late floods - from a sketch by our special artist, 1864. Scene of '...a terrible disaster...involving the sudden destruction of several

Background imageFloods Collection: Illustrations of the Flood at Sheffield:...conveying the dead..., Malin Bridge, 1864

Illustrations of the Flood at Sheffield:...conveying the dead..., Malin Bridge, 1864. Creator: Unknown
Illustrations of the Flood at Sheffield, by our special artist: conveying the dead to the receiving-house, Malin Bridge, 1864

Background imageFloods Collection: Illustrations of the Flood at Sheffield: burial of the unclaimed dead, 1864. Creator: Unknown

Illustrations of the Flood at Sheffield: burial of the unclaimed dead, 1864. Creator: Unknown
Illustrations of the Flood at Sheffield: burial of the unclaimed dead, 1864. '...about thirty of the unclaimed and unrecognised corpses...were carried away from the Sheffield workhouse...and laid

Background imageFloods Collection: Sheffield, from the Langsett Road, showing the suburbs that were flooded..., 1864. Creator: Unknown

Sheffield, from the Langsett Road, showing the suburbs that were flooded..., 1864. Creator: Unknown
Sheffield, from the Langsett Road, showing the suburbs that were flooded - from a sketch by our special artist, 1864. 'View of Sheffield, taken from the Langsett Road

Background imageFloods Collection: Illustrations of the Flood at Sheffield: scene in a garden at Hillsborough, 1864. Creator: Unknown

Illustrations of the Flood at Sheffield: scene in a garden at Hillsborough, 1864. Creator: Unknown
Illustrations of the Flood at Sheffield: scene in a garden at Hillsborough, 1864. Engraving from a sketch showing '...effects of the water upon substantial buildings...and the heaps of timber

Background imageFloods Collection: Illustrations of the Flood at Sheffield: searching for the dead at Malin Bridge, 1864

Illustrations of the Flood at Sheffield: searching for the dead at Malin Bridge, 1864. Creator: Unknown
Illustrations of the Flood at Sheffield: searching for the dead at Malin Bridge, 1864. Engraving from a sketch showing '

Background imageFloods Collection: The Flood at Sheffield: plan of the Loxley Valley, 1864. Creator: Unknown

The Flood at Sheffield: plan of the Loxley Valley, 1864. Creator: Unknown
The Flood at Sheffield: plan of the Loxley Valley, 1864. Map showing the area affected by a burst reservoir, caused by inadequate building materials. Over a hundred people were killed

Background imageFloods Collection: The Flood at Sheffield: remains of Ball-Street Bridge, 1864. Creator: Unknown

The Flood at Sheffield: remains of Ball-Street Bridge, 1864. Creator: Unknown
The Flood at Sheffield: remains of Ball-Street Bridge - from a sketch by our special artist, 1864. View of '...the ruins of the iron foot-bridge in Ball-street...The inquest...has resulted in a

Background imageFloods Collection: Floods at Melbourne, Australia: Punt Road, Richmond, 1864. Creator: Unknown

Floods at Melbourne, Australia: Punt Road, Richmond, 1864. Creator: Unknown
Floods at Melbourne, Australia: Punt Road, Richmond, 1864. Engraving of a photograph by Messrs. Davies. 'On Dec. 13 heavy squalls of wind, accompanied by rain, swept across the city

Background imageFloods Collection: The Flood at Sheffield: remains of a wire-mill near Malin Bridge, 1864. Creator: Unknown

The Flood at Sheffield: remains of a wire-mill near Malin Bridge, 1864. Creator: Unknown
The Flood at Sheffield: remains of a wire-mill near Malin Bridge, 1864. 'The inquest...has resulted in a verdict declaring, of course

Background imageFloods Collection: Floods at Melbourne, Australia: St. Kilda Road, south side of Prince's Bridge, 1864

Floods at Melbourne, Australia: St. Kilda Road, south side of Prince's Bridge, 1864. Creator: Unknown
Floods at Melbourne, Australia: St. Kilda Road, south side of Prince's Bridge, 1864. Engraving of a photograph by Messrs. Davies. 'On Dec

Background imageFloods Collection: Floods at Melbourne, Australia: Emerald Hill, from the suburban railway, 1864. Creator: Unknown

Floods at Melbourne, Australia: Emerald Hill, from the suburban railway, 1864. Creator: Unknown
Floods at Melbourne, Australia: Emerald Hill, from the suburban railway, 1864. Engraving of a photograph by Messrs. Davies. 'On Dec

Background imageFloods Collection: Illustrations of the Flood at Sheffield:...Broadhead Wheel Mill...workmen searching for tools

Illustrations of the Flood at Sheffield:...Broadhead Wheel Mill...workmen searching for tools, 1864. Creator: Unknown
Illustrations of the Flood at Sheffield: remains of Broadhead Wheel Mill, on the Loxley, near Matlock: workmen searching for tools, 1864

Background imageFloods Collection: Illustrations of the Flood at Sheffield: the village of Malin Bridge after the flood, 1864

Illustrations of the Flood at Sheffield: the village of Malin Bridge after the flood, 1864. Creator: Unknown
Illustrations of the Flood at Sheffield: the village of Malin Bridge after the flood, 1864. Aftermath of a burst reservoir, caused by inadequate building materials. Over a hundred people were killed

Background imageFloods Collection: The Flood at Sheffield: view of the Bradfield Reservoir, showing the broken dam..., 1864

The Flood at Sheffield: view of the Bradfield Reservoir, showing the broken dam..., 1864. Creator: Mason Jackson
The Flood at Sheffield: view of the Bradfield Reservoir, showing the broken dam - from a sketch by our special artist, 1864. Aftermath of a burst reservoir, caused by inadequate building materials

Background imageFloods Collection: The Flood at Sheffield: searching for the dead in the cellar of a ruined house at Neepsend, 1864

The Flood at Sheffield: searching for the dead in the cellar of a ruined house at Neepsend, 1864. Creator: Unknown
The Flood at Sheffield: searching for the dead in the cellar of a ruined house at Neepsend - from a sketch by our special artist, 1864

Background imageFloods Collection: The late flood of the Arno at Florence – from a sketch by E. W. Cooke, R.A. 1864

The late flood of the Arno at Florence – from a sketch by E. W. Cooke, R.A. 1864. Creator: Mason Jackson
The late flood of the Arno at Florence - from a sketch by E. W. Cooke, R.A. 1864. View of...the flood which visited that city from the sudden rise of the river Arno, caused by a storm of rain...[Mr

Background imageFloods Collection: Inundations at Rome: the Ghetto submerged, from a sketch by our special artist, 1876

Inundations at Rome: the Ghetto submerged, from a sketch by our special artist, 1876. Creator: Unknown
Inundations at Rome: the Ghetto submerged, from a sketch by our special artist, 1876. From "Illustrated London News", 1876

Background imageFloods Collection: Dining under difficulties - from a sketch by our special artist in China, 1860. Creator: Unknown

Dining under difficulties - from a sketch by our special artist in China, 1860. Creator: Unknown
Dining under difficulties - from a sketch by our special artist in China, 1860. British forces in the Far East. From "Illustrated London News", 1860

Background imageFloods Collection: Map of the area between Bergen op Zoom and Steenbergen, 1630. Creator: Franciscus van Schooten

Map of the area between Bergen op Zoom and Steenbergen, 1630. Creator: Franciscus van Schooten
Map of the area between Bergen op Zoom and Steenbergen, 1630. Tabula Bergarum ad Zomam Stenbergae'. Showing fortresses, trees, hills, harbours, areas susceptible to flooding

Background imageFloods Collection: Figurative map, giving an indication of the main dike breaches, etc.: along the Rivers, 1809

Figurative map, giving an indication of the main dike breaches, etc.: along the Rivers, 1809. Creator: Antoni Zürcher
Figurative map, giving an indication of the main dike breaches, etc.: along the Rivers, 1809. The area affected by flooding between the large rivers

Background imageFloods Collection: Dyke breach in Brakel, January 4, 1861, (1861). Creator: Jan Hendrik Weissenbruch

Dyke breach in Brakel, January 4, 1861, (1861). Creator: Jan Hendrik Weissenbruch
Dyke breach in Brakel, January 4, 1861, (1861). People stranded on rooftops in a flooded village, as others are swept away

Background imageFloods Collection: The Inundation at Lyons - sketched by Gustave Dore, 1856. Creator: Gustave Doré

The Inundation at Lyons - sketched by Gustave Dore, 1856. Creator: Gustave Doré
The Inundation at Lyons - sketched by Gustave Dore, 1856. The English traveller who has visited France, and knows the districts through which the river Rhone runs from Lyons to the Mediterranean

Background imageFloods Collection: The Inundation at Lyons - sketched by Gustave Dore, 1856. Creator: Gustave Doré

The Inundation at Lyons - sketched by Gustave Dore, 1856. Creator: Gustave Doré
The Inundation at Lyons - sketched by Gustave Dore, 1856. The inundation includes in its ravages upwards of 550 English miles, from Lyons to the delta of La Camargue

Background imageFloods Collection: The Inundation at Lyons, 1856. Creator: Unknown

The Inundation at Lyons, 1856. Creator: Unknown
The Inundation at Lyons, 1856. Flooding in France....upwards of 10, 000 men, women, and children are by this catastrophe thrown out of work, and not only so, but they are without house or home

Background imageFloods Collection: Flood Scenes, Dayton, Ohio, 1913. Creator: Harris & Ewing. Flood Scenes, Dayton, Ohio, 1913

Flood Scenes, Dayton, Ohio, 1913. Creator: Harris & Ewing. Flood Scenes, Dayton, Ohio, 1913. Creator: Harris & Ewing
Flood Scenes, Dayton, Ohio, 1913. Collapsed timber buildings

Background imageFloods Collection: Flood Scenes, Dayton, Ohio, 1913. Creator: Harris & Ewing. Flood Scenes, Dayton, Ohio, 1913

Flood Scenes, Dayton, Ohio, 1913. Creator: Harris & Ewing. Flood Scenes, Dayton, Ohio, 1913. Creator: Harris & Ewing
Flood Scenes, Dayton, Ohio, 1913. Dead bodies and coffins

Background imageFloods Collection: Flood Scenes, Dayton, Ohio, 1913. Creator: Harris & Ewing. Flood Scenes, Dayton, Ohio, 1913

Flood Scenes, Dayton, Ohio, 1913. Creator: Harris & Ewing. Flood Scenes, Dayton, Ohio, 1913. Creator: Harris & Ewing
Flood Scenes, Dayton, Ohio, 1913. People queuing

Background imageFloods Collection: Flood Scenes, Dayton, Ohio, 1913. Creator: Harris & Ewing. Flood Scenes, Dayton, Ohio, 1913

Flood Scenes, Dayton, Ohio, 1913. Creator: Harris & Ewing. Flood Scenes, Dayton, Ohio, 1913. Creator: Harris & Ewing
Flood Scenes, Dayton, Ohio, 1913. Dead horses in the street

Background imageFloods Collection: Flood Scenes, Dayton, Ohio?, 1913. Creator: Harris & Ewing. Flood Scenes, Dayton, Ohio?, 1913

Flood Scenes, Dayton, Ohio?, 1913. Creator: Harris & Ewing. Flood Scenes, Dayton, Ohio?, 1913. Creator: Harris & Ewing
Flood Scenes, Dayton, Ohio?, 1913. Collapsed timber buildings

Background imageFloods Collection: Spring on the banks of the Loing (Printemps au bord du Loing), ca 1881

Spring on the banks of the Loing (Printemps au bord du Loing), ca 1881. Creator: Sisley, Alfred (1839-1899)
Spring on the banks of the Loing (Printemps au bord du Loing), ca 1881. Private Collection

Background imageFloods Collection: Abords de l'avenue de Gezireh pendant la crue du Nil; Le Nord-Est Africain, 1914. Creator: Unknown

Abords de l'avenue de Gezireh pendant la crue du Nil; Le Nord-Est Africain, 1914. Creator: Unknown
Abords de l'avenue de Gezireh pendant la crue du Nil; Le Nord-Est Africain, 1914. From "Grande Geographie Bong Illustree", 1914

Background imageFloods Collection: Noah, [193-]. Creator: Unknown

Noah, [193-]. Creator: Unknown
Noah, [193-]. Warning! The Flood is Coming! Page Noah! The Federal Theatre Project, created by the U.S. Works Progress Administration in 1935

Background imageFloods Collection: 'The Barrage of the Nile', 1854. Creator: Unknown. 'The Barrage of the Nile', 1854

"The Barrage of the Nile", 1854. Creator: Unknown. "The Barrage of the Nile", 1854
"The Barrage of the Nile", 1854. Dam across the River Nile in Egypt. A large passage is kept close to the Eastern shore, for the steamers

Background imageFloods Collection: Overflow of the Thames on Tuesday - Lambeth-Stairs, 1850. Creator: Unknown

Overflow of the Thames on Tuesday - Lambeth-Stairs, 1850. Creator: Unknown
Overflow of the Thames on Tuesday - Lambeth-Stairs, [London], 1850....the tide rose so extraordinarily high, as to overflow the banks of the river

Background imageFloods Collection: This year (1937) there are floods and heavy rains in the Dust Bowl, Texas, 1937

This year (1937) there are floods and heavy rains in the Dust Bowl, Texas, 1937. Creator: Dorothea Lange
This year (1937) there are floods and heavy rains in the Dust Bowl. Texas

Background imageFloods Collection: This year (1937) there are floods and heavy rain in the Dust Bowl, Auton, Texas, 1937

This year (1937) there are floods and heavy rain in the Dust Bowl, Auton, Texas, 1937. Creator: Dorothea Lange
This year (1937) there are floods and heavy rain in the Dust Bowl. Auton, Texas

Background imageFloods Collection: Migratory workers in winter quarters, Kern County, California, 1939. Creator: Dorothea Lange

Migratory workers in winter quarters, Kern County, California, 1939. Creator: Dorothea Lange
Kern County, California. Migratory workers in winter quarters

Background imageFloods Collection: Migratory workers in winter quarters, Kern County, California, 1939. Creator: Dorothea Lange

Migratory workers in winter quarters, Kern County, California, 1939. Creator: Dorothea Lange
Kern County, California. Migratory workers in winter quarters

Background imageFloods Collection: U.S. 101 near San Juan Bautista, California, 1939. Creator: Dorothea Lange

U.S. 101 near San Juan Bautista, California, 1939. Creator: Dorothea Lange
U.S. 101 near San Juan Bautista, California

Background imageFloods Collection: The High Tide - Overflow of the Thames on Tuesday - Vine-Street, York-Road, Lambeth, 1850

The High Tide - Overflow of the Thames on Tuesday - Vine-Street, York-Road, Lambeth, 1850. Creator: Unknown
The High Tide - Overflow of the Thames on Tuesday - Vine-Street, York-Road, Lambeth, [London], 1850....the tide rose so extraordinarily high

Background imageFloods Collection: Flooding in London, 1928, (1935). Creator: Unknown

Flooding in London, 1928, (1935). Creator: Unknown
Flooding in London, 1928, (1935). The seriousness of the floods was not fully realised until the Embankment at Westminster gave way

Background imageFloods Collection: Flood waters in the moat at the Tower of London, 1928, (1935). Creator: Unknown

Flood waters in the moat at the Tower of London, 1928, (1935). Creator: Unknown
Flood waters in the moat at the Tower of London, 1928, (1935). The worst Thames flood within living memory...the Tower moat - ordinarily used as a football ground - filled with water

Background imageFloods Collection: The Inundation in the Fens: the syphon dam of the middle-level drain, 1862. Creator: Unknown

The Inundation in the Fens: the syphon dam of the middle-level drain, 1862. Creator: Unknown
The Inundation in the Fens: the syphon dam of the middle-level drain, 1862. The employment of the syphon is quite a novel feature in the history of drainage. Should the experiment now devised by Mr

Background imageFloods Collection: Bursting of the Fleet Ditch and destruction of part of the Metropolitan Railway... 1862

Bursting of the Fleet Ditch and destruction of part of the Metropolitan Railway... 1862. Creator: Unknown
Bursting of the Fleet Ditch and destruction of part of the Metropolitan Railway: scene of the accident, [London], 1862. Owing to falls in the Fleet sewer the waters had accumulated to a great extent



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