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Background imageIncident Collection: Hole torn in the hull of RMS Olympic after the collision with HMS Hawke in the Solent, 1911

Hole torn in the hull of RMS Olympic after the collision with HMS Hawke in the Solent, 1911
Hole torn in the hull of RMS Olympic after the collision with HMS Hawke in the Solent, 20th September 1911. The collision took place as Olympic

Background imageIncident Collection: Two trains on fire on the Brooklyn Bridge, 1903

Two trains on fire on the Brooklyn Bridge, 1903. An illustration from Le Petit Journal, 27th December 1903

Background imageIncident Collection: Scene of the explosion of gunpowder magazines near Erith, 1864. Creator: Unknown

Scene of the explosion of gunpowder magazines near Erith, 1864. Creator: Unknown
Scene of the explosion of gunpowder magazines near Erith, 1864. '...a general view, taken from the embankment looking down the river,...[after] the destructive explosion at the Belvedere

Background imageIncident Collection: The explosion of a gunpowder magazine near Erith: ruins of Silver's house, 1864. Creator: Unknown

The explosion of a gunpowder magazine near Erith: ruins of Silver's house, 1864. Creator: Unknown
The explosion of a gunpowder magazine near Erith: ruins of Rayner's house, 1864. Engraving from '...a photograph taken with the newly-invented panoramic camera by the "London Pantascopic Company," of

Background imageIncident Collection: The explosion of a gunpowder magazine near Erith: ruins of Rayner's house, 1864. Creator: Unknown

The explosion of a gunpowder magazine near Erith: ruins of Rayner's house, 1864. Creator: Unknown
The explosion of a gunpowder magazine near Erith: ruins of Rayner's house, 1864. Illustration of '...what is left of the house of George Rayner, storekeeper to the magazine of Messrs

The explosion of gunpowder magazines at Erith:…the powder-magazines after the explosion, 1864. Creator: Unknown
The explosion of gunpowder magazines at Erith: the site of the powder-magazines after the explosion, 1864. 'Shortly after the explosion showers of letters, invoices, and other papers

Background imageIncident Collection: The Great Fire in the City: ruins of Haberdashers' Hall, 1864. Creator: Unknown

The Great Fire in the City: ruins of Haberdashers' Hall, 1864. Creator: Unknown
The Great Fire in the City: ruins of Haberdashers' Hall, [City of London], 1864. 'In a conflagration of a calamitous extent...one of the oldest of our civic halls - that of the Haberdashers' Company

Background imageIncident Collection: Ruins of the village of Billinghay, Lincolnshire, after the late fire, 1864. Creator: Unknown

Ruins of the village of Billinghay, Lincolnshire, after the late fire, 1864. Creator: Unknown
Ruins of the village of Billinghay, Lincolnshire, after the late fire, 1864. 'We give a View of the ruins of a part of the village of Billinghay, which was destroyed by fire on Friday

The terrible calamity in Santiago, Chili: ruins of La Compania [Compañía] Church, 1864. Creator: Unknown
The terrible calamity in Santiago, Chili: ruins of La Compania [Compania] Church, 1864. Engraving of a photograph by Thomas Columbus Flelsby

Background imageIncident Collection: The late outrage on the Neutrality of Brazil: The Florida…and the Wachusetts…Bahia Harbour, 1864

The late outrage on the Neutrality of Brazil: The Florida…and the Wachusetts…Bahia Harbour, 1864. Creator: Smyth
The late outrage on the Neutrality of Brazil: The Florida (Confederate) and the Wachusetts (Federal) in Bahia Harbour, 1864. 'Wachusetts; the Brazilian warship; Forida

The late gunpowder explosion: site of the powder-magazines at Belvedere, in the Erith Marshes, 1864. Creator: Unknown
The late gunpowder explosion: site of the powder-magazines at Belvedere, in the Erith Marshes, 1864. Plan showing the magazines '...which blew up on...1st October

Burning of the American river steamer Isaac Newton on her way from New York to Albany, 1864. Creator: Unknown
Burning of the American river steamer Isaac Newton on her way from New York to Albany, 1864. Engraving from a sketch y Mr. Edward L. Henry

Scene of the disaster at Beloeil Bridge...Canada, 1864. Creator: Unknown
Scene of the disaster at Beloeil Bridge, near Montreal, on the Grand Trunk Railway of Canada, 1864. Engraving from a sketch

Background imageIncident Collection: The late accident on the Great Eastern Railway, near Bradfield, Essex, 1864. Creator: Unknown

The late accident on the Great Eastern Railway, near Bradfield, Essex, 1864. Creator: Unknown
The late accident on the Great Eastern Railway, near Bradfield, Essex, 1864. Engraving from a passenger's sketch of a serious accident involving '...the overthrow of the up-train which started

Explosion on board the barque Lottie Sleigh, laden with gunpowder, in the Mersey..., 1864. Creator: Unknown
Explosion on board the barque Lottie Sleigh, laden with gunpowder, in the Mersey, as seen from the Cheshire side, 1864. Engraving from a sketch by Mr. Wood

Background imageIncident Collection: Scene of the late accident on the North London Railway, 1864. Creator: Unknown

Scene of the late accident on the North London Railway, 1864. Creator: Unknown
Scene of the late accident at the Camden-road station of the North London Railway, 1864. 'Our Illustration...shows the place where the engine and tender

Wreck of the Lottie Sleigh on the beach at New Ferry, Birkenhead, 1864. Creator: Unknown
Wreck of the Lottie Sleigh on the beach at New Ferry, Birkenhead, 1864. Engraving from a sketch by Mr. John N. P. MacBride showing '

Background imageIncident Collection: The explosion of gunpowder magazines at Erith: view…from Burrage-road, Plumstead…, 1864

The explosion of gunpowder magazines at Erith: view…from Burrage-road, Plumstead…, 1864. Creator: Unknown
The explosion of gunpowder magazines at Erith: view from Burrage-road, Plumstead, by Captain Pasley, R.A., 1864. View from the window of Pasley's house

Background imageIncident Collection: The Page Bank Colliery-pit on Fire, 1858. Creator: Unknown

The Page Bank Colliery-pit on Fire, 1858. Creator: Unknown
The Page Bank Colliery-pit on Fire, 1858. Industrial accident near Durham. The fire is supposed to have originated by a spark from the furnace failing into the shaft...An attempt was made by two of

Background imageIncident Collection: Glass Roof of the late Antwerp Bourse, 1858. Creator: Unknown

Glass Roof of the late Antwerp Bourse, 1858. Creator: Unknown
Glass Roof of the late Antwerp Bourse, 1858. In the destruction by fire of this venerable building...the crash of the ironwork and glass of the matchless cupola was a main feature in the catastrophe

Background imageIncident Collection: The Bourse at Antwerp, recently destroyed by fire, 1858. Creator: Smyth

The Bourse at Antwerp, recently destroyed by fire, 1858. Creator: Smyth
The Bourse at Antwerp, recently destroyed by fire, 1858. View...of the interior of this venerable building...The Bourse stood in the very centre of Antwerp

Background imageIncident Collection: Ruins of the Late Fire at the London Docks, 1858. Creator: Unknown

Ruins of the Late Fire at the London Docks, 1858. Creator: Unknown
Ruins of the Late Fire at the London Docks, 1858. The fire...originated in the South Stack Warehouse on the South Quay building, several floors high, each filled with gutta percha, saltpetre, sugar

Background imageIncident Collection: Accident at the Entry Lock of the East India Docks, Blackwall, 1858. Creator: Unknown

Accident at the Entry Lock of the East India Docks, Blackwall, 1858. Creator: Unknown
Accident at the Entry Lock of the East India Docks, Blackwall, [London], 1858. The vessels were the brig Ocean, of Shoreham, bound to Swansea, with a cargo of copper ore, and the collier brig Lustre

Background imageIncident Collection: The Accident at St. George's Hospital: the Holland Ward after the Accident, 1876. Creator: Unknown

The Accident at St. George's Hospital: the Holland Ward after the Accident, 1876. Creator: Unknown
The Accident at St. George's Hospital: the Holland Ward after the Accident, 1876. From a sketch by Mr. F. Dawtrey Drewitt

Background imageIncident Collection: The Accident at St. George's Hospital: the Cistern on the Roof, 1876. Creator: Unknown

The Accident at St. George's Hospital: the Cistern on the Roof, 1876. Creator: Unknown
The Accident at St. George's Hospital: the Cistern on the Roof, 1876. One of the female patients...died yesterday week from the effects of the shock caused by this extraordinary accident...[she

Background imageIncident Collection: Great Fire at Bristol, 1876. Creator: Unknown

Great Fire at Bristol, 1876. Creator: Unknown
Great Fire at Bristol, 1876. The fire was prevented from spreading to the more extensive portion of Messrs. Gardiner and Thomas's premises by the men forming a bank of bags of rice

Background imageIncident Collection: The Strathmore on the Crozet Islands, sketched by the carpenter of the ship, 1876. Creator: H. E

The Strathmore on the Crozet Islands, sketched by the carpenter of the ship, 1876. Creator: H. E. Tozer
The Strathmore on the Crozet Islands, sketched by the carpenter of the ship, 1876. View of the wreck....the Strathmore, an iron clipper-ship, which sailed from Gravesend on April 19 last year

Background imageIncident Collection: The lake steamer 'Lady Elgin', as she lay at her wharf at Chicago on the day before she... 1860

The lake steamer "Lady Elgin", as she lay at her wharf at Chicago on the day before she... 1860
The lake steamer "Lady Elgin", as she lay at her wharf at Chicago on the day before she was lost - from a photograph by S

Background imageIncident Collection: The Policeman Aizawa Ihei Rescues a Young Girl from Drowning, 1875. Creator: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi

The Policeman Aizawa Ihei Rescues a Young Girl from Drowning, 1875. Creator: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
The Policeman Aizawa Ihei Rescues a Young Girl from Drowning, 1875. From The Postal News, no. 532

Background imageIncident Collection: Untitled: Study of a Horsecart, 1855-1859. Creator: Alfred Jacob Miller

Untitled: Study of a Horsecart, 1855-1859. Creator: Alfred Jacob Miller
Untitled: Study of a Horsecart, 1855-1859

Background imageIncident Collection: The Collision in Dover Bay: the Franconia backing from the Strathclyde, 1876. Creator: Unknown

The Collision in Dover Bay: the Franconia backing from the Strathclyde, 1876. Creator: Unknown
The Collision in Dover Bay: the Franconia backing from the Strathclyde, 1876. The Strathclyde, of Glasgow, an iron steam-ship bound from London to Bombay, was run into by the Franconia

Background imageIncident Collection: The Railway Accident at Abbotts Ripton, Huntingdon: the scene on Saturday night, 1876

The Railway Accident at Abbotts Ripton, Huntingdon: the scene on Saturday night, 1876. Creator: Unknown
The Railway Accident at Abbotts Ripton, near Huntingdon: working parties removing the injured, from a sketch by Mr. Gompertz, a passenger, 1876

Background imageIncident 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 imageIncident 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 imageIncident Collection: The Railway Accident at Abbotts Ripton, near Huntingdon...1876. Creator: Unknown

The Railway Accident at Abbotts Ripton, near Huntingdon...1876. Creator: Unknown
The Railway Accident at Abbotts Ripton, near Huntingdon: working parties removing the injured, from a sketch by Mr. Gompertz, a passenger, 1876

Background imageIncident Collection: The schooner 'Augusta' in port at Chicago after her collision with the 'Lady Elgin'... 1860

The schooner "Augusta" in port at Chicago after her collision with the "Lady Elgin"... 1860
The schooner "Augusta" in port at Chicago after her collision with the "Lady Elgin" - from a photograph by S. Alschuler, 1860

Background imageIncident Collection: Heads of Two Foxes Decapitated for Too Much Merrymaking, c1875. Creator: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi

Heads of Two Foxes Decapitated for Too Much Merrymaking, c1875. Creator: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
Heads of Two Foxes Decapitated for Too Much Merrymaking, c1875. From The Postal News, no. 628

Background imageIncident Collection: Schooner and Yawl Match of the Royal Thames Yacht Club last Saturday: the Pantomine... 1876

Schooner and Yawl Match of the Royal Thames Yacht Club last Saturday: the Pantomine... 1876. Creator: H. E. Tozer
Schooner and Yawl Match of the Royal Thames Yacht Club last Saturday: the Pantomine fouling the Mouse Light-Vessel, 1876. There was a very fine wind for the schooner and yawl matches of this club

Background imageIncident Collection: Scene of the Late Fatal Explosion of Fireworks at Lambeth, 1858. Creator: Unknown

Scene of the Late Fatal Explosion of Fireworks at Lambeth, 1858. Creator: Unknown
Scene of the Late Fatal Explosion of Fireworks at Lambeth, 1858. A large order caused extra work, and filled the factory brimful of dangerous missiles...after the men had left

Background imageIncident Collection: Group of Blind Masseurs in Niigata Injured by a Speeding Rickshaw, 1875

Group of Blind Masseurs in Niigata Injured by a Speeding Rickshaw, 1875. Creator: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
Group of Blind Masseurs in Niigata Injured by a Speeding Rickshaw, 1875. From The Postal News, no. 568

Background imageIncident Collection: Police Arresting the Geisha Oharu and Okin for Injuring an Old Man While Galloping on Horse

Police Arresting the Geisha Oharu and Okin for Injuring an Old Man While Galloping on Horseback, 1875. Series: The Postal News, no. 576

Background imageIncident Collection: Akasaka (numbered 37); 'Fujikawa (numbered 38)' (image 3 of 4), c1802. Creator: Hokusai

Akasaka (numbered 37); "Fujikawa (numbered 38)" (image 3 of 4), c1802. Creator: Hokusai
Akasaka (numbered 37); "Fujikawa (numbered 38)" (image 3 of 4), c1802. From Fifty-three Stations of the Tokaido(Tokaido gojusan tsugi)

Background imageIncident Collection: Kunga Tashi and Incidents from His Life (Abbot of Sakya Monastery, 1688-1711) (image 1 of 8)

Kunga Tashi and Incidents from His Life (Abbot of Sakya Monastery, 1688-1711) (image 1 of 8), c1700. Creator: Anon
Kunga Tashi and Incidents from His Life (Abbot of Sakya Monastery, 1688-1711) (image 1 of 8), c1700

Background imageIncident Collection: View of the Royal Exchange, London, 1751. Creator: Thomas Bowles

View of the Royal Exchange, London, 1751. Creator: Thomas Bowles
View of the Royal Exchange, London, 1751

Background imageIncident Collection: View of the Royal Exchange, London, 1751. Creator: Thomas Bowles

View of the Royal Exchange, London, 1751. Creator: Thomas Bowles
View of the Royal Exchange, London, 1751

Background imageIncident Collection: Fichtre!...que ces êtres-là sont sciants!, 1839. Creator: Honore Daumier

Fichtre!...que ces êtres-là sont sciants!, 1839. Creator: Honore Daumier
Fichtre!...que ces etres-la sont sciants!, 1839. Man tripping over sawn logs: Damn!...how clever these things are!'. Pun on the French word sciant which can mean surprising or sawing

Background imageIncident Collection: Dying Adonis, 1609. Creator: Hendrik Goltzius

Dying Adonis, 1609. Creator: Hendrik Goltzius
Dying Adonis, 1609

Background imageIncident Collection: The recent railway accident at Granton, near Edinburgh - the engine on the beach... 1860

The recent railway accident at Granton, near Edinburgh - the engine on the beach... 1860. Creator: Unknown
The recent railway accident at Granton, near Edinburgh - the engine on the beach - from a photograph by Truefitts, 1860. Derailment on the Edinburgh, Perth, and Dundee Railway



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