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Obstruction Collection

Background imageObstruction Collection: C.F. Phillips, Owen Cattell, 1917. Creator: Bain News Service

C.F. Phillips, Owen Cattell, 1917. Creator: Bain News Service
C.F. Phillips, Owen Cattell, 1917. Charles Francis Phillips (later Charles Shipman) and Owen Cattell, Columbia University students who were convicted of conspiracy to obstruct U.S

Background imageObstruction Collection: The War in America: Howlett's battery on the James River... 1864. Creator: Mason Jackson

The War in America: Howlett's battery on the James River... 1864. Creator: Mason Jackson
The War in America: Howlett's battery on the James River, engaging the Federal monitors - by our special artist, 1864

Background imageObstruction Collection: Lumbering in New Brunswick - Driving Logs down the Falls of the St. John, 1858. Creator: Unknown

Lumbering in New Brunswick - Driving Logs down the Falls of the St. John, 1858. Creator: Unknown
Lumbering in New Brunswick - Driving Logs down the Falls of the St. John, [Canada], 1858. The lumbering business is the leading element of wealth in the province; and the sawmills

Background imageObstruction 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 imageObstruction Collection: The Spanish-American War: The Sinking of the Merrimac, 1898, (c1900). Creator: Unknown

The Spanish-American War: The Sinking of the Merrimac, 1898, (c1900). Creator: Unknown
The Spanish-American War: The Sinking of the Merrimac, 1898, (c1900). It was determined to block the narrow entrance of Santiago harbour [in Cuba], and an old American collier steamer, the Merrimac

Background imageObstruction Collection: De magnifigues arbres ombrageaient les grandes routes menant a Liege, 1914 Creator: Unknown

De magnifigues arbres ombrageaient les grandes routes menant a Liege, 1914 Creator: Unknown
De magnifigues arbres ombrageaient les grandes routes menant a Liege. Pour faire obstacle a l'invasion, ils sont abattus, 1914

Background imageObstruction Collection: Obstruction'--Scene from a Disturbed District of Ireland, 1890. Creator: Unknown

Obstruction'--Scene from a Disturbed District of Ireland, 1890. Creator: Unknown
Obstruction'--Scene from a Disturbed District of Ireland, 1890. From "The Graphic. An Illustrated Weekly Newspaper", Volume 41. January to June, 1890

Background imageObstruction Collection: Obstructionists', 1890 (1891). Obstructionists', 1890 (1891)

Obstructionists", 1890 (1891). Obstructionists", 1890 (1891)
Obstructionists", 1890 (1891). From "The Graphic. An Illustrated Weekly Newspaper", Volume 44. July to December, 1891

Background imageObstruction Collection: The Coast North of Sebastopol, and New Earth Batteries, 1854. Creator: Unknown

The Coast North of Sebastopol, and New Earth Batteries, 1854. Creator: Unknown
The Coast North of Sebastopol, and New Earth Batteries, 1854. Crimean War. Map of the strategic Black Sea port, ...sketched on board H.M.S

Background imageObstruction Collection: New Russian Works, 1854. Creator: Unknown

New Russian Works, 1854. Creator: Unknown
New Russian Works, 1854. Crimean War. Map showing the besieged Black Sea port of Sebastopol. English, French and Turkish ships are ranged across the entrance to the harbour

Background imageObstruction Collection: The Sunken Ships at the Mouth of the Harbour of Sebastopol, sketched by Lieut. Montagu... 1854

The Sunken Ships at the Mouth of the Harbour of Sebastopol, sketched by Lieut. Montagu... 1854. Creator: Unknown
The Sunken Ships at the Mouth of the Harbour of Sebastopol, sketched by Lieut. Montagu O'Reilly, H.M.S. Retribution, 1854. Crimean War

Background imageObstruction Collection: Steam-ships of the Allied Fleet searching for Infernal Machines off Cronstadt... 1854

Steam-ships of the Allied Fleet searching for Infernal Machines off Cronstadt... 1854. Creator: Unknown
Steam-ships of the Allied Fleet searching for Infernal Machines off Cronstadt - from a sketch by W.O. Brierly, 1854. Crimean War

Background imageObstruction Collection: The Second Term Road Blocked, from Judge, 1884. Creator: Grant Hamilton

The Second Term Road Blocked, from Judge, 1884. Creator: Grant Hamilton
The Second Term Road Blocked, from Judge, 1884

Background imageObstruction Collection: The One Man Power in our Jury System, from Puck, published February 10, 1886

The One Man Power in our Jury System, from Puck, published February 10, 1886. Creator: Joseph Keppler
The One Man Power in our Jury System, from Puck, published February 10, 1886

Background imageObstruction Collection: The Civil War in America: Drury's Bluff, a Confederate position on the James River... 1862

The Civil War in America: Drury's Bluff, a Confederate position on the James River... 1862
The Civil War in America: camp of the Confederate Marines at Drury's [sic] Bluff, from a sketch by our special artist, 1862. "Drury's Bluff" is on the James River

Background imageObstruction Collection: Plan of the Attack at 5.30pm, when these were almost exclusively the Ships engaged with

Plan of the Attack at 5.30pm, when these were almost exclusively the Ships engaged with the... 1854 Creator: Unknown
Plan of the Attack at 5.30pm, when these were almost exclusively the Ships engaged with the Forts, 1854. Crimean War. Map showing the besieged Black Sea port of Sebastopol

Background imageObstruction Collection: Corso Venezia, Milano, Italy. Creator: Chris Suspect

Corso Venezia, Milano, Italy. Creator: Chris Suspect
Corso Venezia, Milano, Italy

Background imageObstruction Collection: Folies-Bergere: The Censors of M. Prudhomme (Folies-Bergere: Les pudeurs de

Folies-Bergere: The Censors of M. Prudhomme (Folies-Bergere: Les pudeurs de M. Prudhomme), 1893

Background imageObstruction Collection: Plus que ca d ballon... excusez!, from Actualites, published in Le Charivari

Plus que ca d ballon... excusez!, from Actualites, published in Le Charivari
Plus que ca d ballon...excusez!, from Actualites, published in Le Charivari, June 13, 1855, June 13, 1855

Background imageObstruction Collection: Francesco I d Este Freely Crosses the Po and Takes Up his Sword Against Troops in the

Francesco I d Este Freely Crosses the Po and Takes Up his Sword Against Troops in the Vinyard of the Opposite Bank where the Spanish had Settled to Impede his Crossing

Background imageObstruction Collection: Fort Darling. Masked Battery and Obstruction in James River, ca. 1865

Fort Darling. Masked Battery and Obstruction in James River, ca. 1865. Formerly attributed to Mathew B. Brady

Background imageObstruction Collection: Clearing a Jam, Great Falls of the Ausable, 1874. Creator: Harry Fenn

Clearing a Jam, Great Falls of the Ausable, 1874. Creator: Harry Fenn
Clearing a Jam, Great Falls of the Ausable, 1874. Loggers trying to shift cut tree trunks in the Ausable Chasm near Keeseville, New York State, USA....the Great Falls

Background imageObstruction Collection: A meeting of umbrellas, 1782. Artist: James Gillray

A meeting of umbrellas, 1782. Artist: James Gillray
A meeting of umbrellas, 1782; showing three men holding umbrellas meeting and having difficulty in passing. The umbrella, only recently introduced for men, was an object of derision

Background imageObstruction Collection: Confound This Pinfold!, c1860, (1922). Artist: Hablot Knight Browne

Confound This Pinfold!, c1860, (1922). Artist: Hablot Knight Browne
Confound This Pinfold!, c1860, (1922). From British Sporting Artists: From Barlow to Herring, by Walter Shaw Sparrow [John Lane The Bodley Head, Limited, London, 1922]

Background imageObstruction Collection: The Death - Postponed, 1822, (1922). Artist: Robert Pollard

The Death - Postponed, 1822, (1922). Artist: Robert Pollard
The Death - Postponed, 1822, (1922). From British Sporting Artists: From Barlow to Herring, by Walter Shaw Sparrow [John Lane The Bodley Head, Limited, London, 1922]

Background imageObstruction Collection: Ware Washing!, c1860, (1922). Artist: Hablot Knight Browne

Ware Washing!, c1860, (1922). Artist: Hablot Knight Browne
Ware Washing!, c1860, (1922). From British Sporting Artists: From Barlow to Herring, by Walter Shaw Sparrow [John Lane The Bodley Head, Limited, London, 1922]

Background imageObstruction Collection: Most pernicious woman!, 1865. Artists: Hablot Knight Browne, John Leech

Most pernicious woman!, 1865. Artists: Hablot Knight Browne, John Leech
Most pernicious woman!, 1865. From Mr. Facey Romfords Hounds, written by Robert Smith Surtees, illustrated by John Leech and H.K. Phiz Browne. [Bradbury, Evans & Co. London, 1865]

Background imageObstruction Collection: The Great Chain, Trophy Point, West Point, New York, USA, 1901. Artist: Underwood & Underwood

The Great Chain, Trophy Point, West Point, New York, USA, 1901. Artist: Underwood & Underwood
The Great Chain, Trophy Point, West Point, New York, USA, 1901. The Great Chain was used to prevent British naval vessels from passing up the Hudson River during the American Revolutionary War

Background imageObstruction Collection: Dudley Street, Seven Dials, London, 1872

Dudley Street, Seven Dials, London, 1872. Unkempt, dirty children play in the street while a cab tries to drive through without crushing them

Background imageObstruction Collection: Urgency, 1881. Artist: Joseph Swain

Urgency, 1881. Artist: Joseph Swain
Urgency, 1881. The Speaker of the House of Commons uses the symbol of his office to silence the Irish MPs - including Charles Parnell - who were most responsible for using the disruptive

Background imageObstruction Collection: Obstructives, 1870. Artist: Joseph Swain

Obstructives, 1870. Artist: Joseph Swain
Obstructives, 1870. In the doorway of the school, a variety of Ministers and Nonconformists argue, whilst Mr Punch tells Policeman Bull that this prevents the two working-class children from entering

Background imageObstruction Collection: A Derby Obstruction, 1861

A Derby Obstruction, 1861. Disraeli is endeavouring to obstruct the passage of the phaeton being driven by Lord Palmerston, with Gladstone beside him and Lord Russell in the rear seat


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