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Background imageRescue Collection: Two Short Sunderlands rescuing crew, 1940

Two Short Sunderlands rescuing crew, 1940
An artists impression of two Short Sunderlands rescuing the crew of the torpedoed merchant ship Kensington Court, 1940. On 18th September 1939 Kensington Court was stopped by U-32 with 13 shots of

Background imageRescue Collection: Needlework pattern, c.1885. Creator: A Todt

Needlework pattern, c.1885. Creator: A Todt
Needlework pattern, c.1885

Background imageRescue Collection: Robt. W. Crellin who rescued little girl, Florence L. Barbour, 1914. Creator: Bain News Service

Robt. W. Crellin who rescued little girl, Florence L. Barbour, 1914. Creator: Bain News Service
Robt. W. Crellin who rescued little girl, Florence L. Barbour, 1914. Shows Robert W. Crellin of Silverstone, British Columbia with Florence L

Background imageRescue Collection: Aqueduct fire rescued, 1913. Creator: Bain News Service

Aqueduct fire rescued, 1913. Creator: Bain News Service
Aqueduct fire rescued, 1913. Probably shows the Catskill Aqueduct fire, New York City, 1913. In August 1913, three men were killed and 62 others trapped in a tunnel in Harlem

Background imageRescue Collection: Chisholm mine rescue device, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Chisholm mine rescue device, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Chisholm mine rescue device, between c1910 and c1915. Shows a mine rescue device possibly related to the work of K.H. Chisholm, a US Bureau of Mines inspector who dealt with mine safety issues

Background imageRescue Collection: Rescue work- Dayton, 1913. Creator: Bain News Service

Rescue work- Dayton, 1913. Creator: Bain News Service
Rescue work- Dayton, 1913. Shows the Great Dayton Flood of March 1913

Background imageRescue Collection: Rescue work, Dayton, 1913. Creator: Bain News Service

Rescue work, Dayton, 1913. Creator: Bain News Service
Rescue work, Dayton, 1913. Shows the Great Dayton Flood of March 1913

Background imageRescue Collection: Wreck of the Duncan Dunbar, Australian passenger ship, on the coast of Brazil, 1865. Creator: Smyth

Wreck of the Duncan Dunbar, Australian passenger ship, on the coast of Brazil, 1865. Creator: Smyth
Wreck of the Duncan Dunbar, Australian passenger ship, on the coast of Brazil, 1865. After the ship was wrecked on the reef Las Roccas, '"it was impossible", said one of the passengers

Background imageRescue Collection: The steam-ship Chicago stranded on a reef of rocks off Cork Harbour, 1868. Creator: Unknown

The steam-ship Chicago stranded on a reef of rocks off Cork Harbour, 1868. Creator: Unknown
The steam-ship Chicago stranded on a reef of rocks off Cork Harbour, 1868. Cargo ship wrecked on the route between Liverpool and New York

Background imageRescue Collection: Vessels ashore in Batten Bay, Plymouth Sound, during the late gale, 1865. Creator: Unknown

Vessels ashore in Batten Bay, Plymouth Sound, during the late gale, 1865. Creator: Unknown
Vessels ashore in Batten Bay, Plymouth Sound, during the late gale, 1865. 'The storm which raged so furiously along the coasts of the west of England and Wales on Wednesday week

Background imageRescue Collection: Harrowing of Hell (Reverse copy after Albrecht Dürer's 'Harrowing of Hell'... after 1512)

Harrowing of Hell (Reverse copy after Albrecht Dürer's 'Harrowing of Hell'... after 1512. Creator: Unknown)
Harrowing of Hell (Reverse copy after Albrecht Durer's 'Harrowing of Hell' from 'The engraved Passion'), after 1512

Background imageRescue Collection: Suppression of the Slave Trade...coast of Africa:..H.M.S. Daphne capturing a slave-dhow, 1869

Suppression of the Slave Trade...coast of Africa:..H.M.S. Daphne capturing a slave-dhow, 1869. Creator: Unknown
Suppression of the Slave Trade on the east coast of Africa: the cutter of H.M.S. Daphne capturing a slave-dhow off Brora, 1869

Background imageRescue Collection: Rocket-line exercise of the Tynemouth Volunteer Life Brigade, 1865. Creator: Mason Jackson

Rocket-line exercise of the Tynemouth Volunteer Life Brigade, 1865. Creator: Mason Jackson
Rocket-line exercise of the Tynemouth Volunteer Life Brigade, 1865. Engraving of a sketch by Mr. R. Watson, showing '...the members of the brigade exercising on the cliff near the Spanish Battery

Background imageRescue Collection: 'Ship and Crew Saved', by G. H. Andrews, ...exhibition...Society of Painters in Water-Colours

"Ship and Crew Saved", by G. H. Andrews, ...exhibition...Society of Painters in Water-Colours, 1868. Creator: Unknown
"Ship and Crew Saved", by G. H. Andrews, in the exhibition of the Society of Painters in Water-Colours, 1868. Engraving of a drawing depicting '...admirably-expressed effects of wind

Background imageRescue Collection: 'Christening' of the Manchester and Salford Lifeboat in Peel Park, Salford, 1868. Creator: C. R

"Christening" of the Manchester and Salford Lifeboat in Peel Park, Salford, 1868. Creator: C. R
"Christening" of the Manchester and Salford Lifeboat in Peel Park, Salford, 1868. 'The ceremony, ... in the presence of about ten thousand spectators, ...was performed by Mrs

Background imageRescue Collection: BRIDGEPORT wreck, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

BRIDGEPORT wreck, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
BRIDGEPORT wreck, between c1910 and c1915

Background imageRescue Collection: Undertow, 1886. Creator: Winslow Homer

Undertow, 1886. Creator: Winslow Homer
Undertow, 1886. Rescuers try to haul ashore two women, weighed down by their waterlogged bathing dresses, in danger of being pulled beneath the waves by an undertow

Background imageRescue Collection: Oxygen helmets in mine rescues, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Oxygen helmets in mine rescues, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Oxygen helmets in mine rescues, between c1910 and c1915

Background imageRescue Collection: Signal of Distress, 1890. Creator: Winslow Homer

Signal of Distress, 1890. Creator: Winslow Homer
Signal of Distress, 1890. In the foreground a group of sailors watch as fellow crew members prepare to board a lifeboat and reach safety

Background imageRescue Collection: Fire rescue work, 1912. Creator: Bain News Service

Fire rescue work, 1912. Creator: Bain News Service
Fire rescue work, 1912. Shows a fire drill exercise at the National Cloak and Suit Company, Seventh Avenue, New York City, on Oct. 9, 1912

Background imageRescue Collection: Mine rescuer, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Mine rescuer, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Mine rescuer, between c1910 and c1915

Background imageRescue Collection: Louisiana Flood 1912-- refugees saved by gov't [i.e. government] boat, 1912

Louisiana Flood 1912-- refugees saved by gov't [i.e. government] boat, 1912. Creator: Bain News Service
Louisiana Flood 1912-- refugees saved by gov't [i.e. government] boat, 1912. Shows a boat with refugees at Vicksburg, Mississippi Mississippi River Flood of 1912

Background imageRescue Collection: Capt. Rostron & under officers of CARPATHIA [ship], 1912. Creator: Bain News Service

Capt. Rostron & under officers of CARPATHIA [ship], 1912. Creator: Bain News Service
Captain Rostron & under officers of Carpathia [ship], 1912. Shows Captain Arthur Henry Rostron next to the silver loving cup presented to him in May 1912 by survivors of the Titanic in recognition of

Background imageRescue Collection: Captain Rostron & under officers of Carpathia [ship], 1912. Creator: Bain News Service

Captain Rostron & under officers of Carpathia [ship], 1912. Creator: Bain News Service
Captain Rostron & under officers of Carpathia [ship], 1912. Shows Captain Arthur Henry Rostron next to the silver loving cup presented to him in May 1912 by survivors of the Titanic in recognition of

Background imageRescue Collection: Captain Arthur Henry Rostron of the Carpathia who rescued survivors of the Titanic, (1912?)

Captain Arthur Henry Rostron of the Carpathia who rescued survivors of the Titanic, (1912?). Creator: Bain News Service
Captain Arthur Henry Rostron of the Carpathia who rescued survivors of the Titanic, (1912?)

Background imageRescue Collection: Tug on way to meet Carpathia, 1912. Creator: Bain News Service

Tug on way to meet Carpathia, 1912. Creator: Bain News Service
Tug on way to meet Carpathia, 1912. Related to the disaster of the RMS Titanic, which struck an iceberg in April 1912 and sank, killing more than 1, 500 people

Background imageRescue Collection: Peregrine Rescuing Emilia From The Inn Fire, c1786. Creator: Thomas Rowlandson

Peregrine Rescuing Emilia From The Inn Fire, c1786. Creator: Thomas Rowlandson
Peregrine Rescuing Emilia From The Inn Fire, c1786. "From the noticeboard we find the Dover, Deal, Margate and Canterbury Coaches are advertised to set out from the caravansary in question

Background imageRescue Collection: Perseus Rescuing Andromeda, 1594/95. Creator: Giuseppe Cesari

Perseus Rescuing Andromeda, 1594/95. Creator: Giuseppe Cesari
Perseus Rescuing Andromeda, 1594/95. The Greek hero Perseus, traveling home after slaying Medusa, spotted the princess Andromeda chained to a rock

Background imageRescue Collection: Rescuers at Austin pulling down ruins, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Rescuers at Austin pulling down ruins, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Rescuers at Austin pulling down ruins, between c1910 and c1915

Background imageRescue Collection: 'The Ramsgate Life-boat: Morning after a Heavy Gale - Weather Moderating'...by E.W Cooke. R.A

"The Ramsgate Life-boat: Morning after a Heavy Gale - Weather Moderating"...by E.W Cooke. R.A
"The Ramsgate Life-boat: Morning after a Heavy Gale - Weather Moderating" - from the picture by E.W Cooke. R.A. 1864. Engraving of a painting

Background imageRescue Collection: Restorative treatment of the apparently drowned:.Silvester's method of inducing respiration, 1864

Restorative treatment of the apparently drowned:.Silvester's method of inducing respiration, 1864
Restorative treatment of the apparently drowned: Dr Silvester's method of inducing respiration, 1864. Illustrations for...instructions for the revival of persons apparently drowned

Background imageRescue Collection: Restorative treatment of the apparently drowned: Dr...Hall's method of inducing respiration, 1864

Restorative treatment of the apparently drowned: Dr...Hall's method of inducing respiration, 1864
Restorative treatment of the apparently drowned: Dr. Marshal Hall's method of inducing respiration, 1864. Inspiration; expiration...At this season

Background imageRescue Collection: Man demonstrating ship rescue apparatus, 1919. Creator: Bain News Service

Man demonstrating ship rescue apparatus, 1919. Creator: Bain News Service
Man demonstrating ship rescue apparatus, 1919. Shows man with a breeches buoy, a rope-based device to rescue people from wrecked ships

Background imageRescue Collection: Rescue work, Dayton, 1913. Creator: Bain News Service

Rescue work, Dayton, 1913. Creator: Bain News Service
Rescue work, Dayton, 1913. Shows the Great Dayton Flood of March 1913

Background imageRescue Collection: 'Lord Riverdale's Repentance': George rescuing his grandfather, drawn by A. Hunt, 1862

"Lord Riverdale's Repentance": George rescuing his grandfather, drawn by A. Hunt, 1862
"Lord Riverdale's Repentance" [by William J. Stewart]: George rescuing his grandfather, drawn by A. Hunt, 1862. That hand was nearer to him at that moment than he dreamt

Background imageRescue Collection: The Deerhound rescuing a portion of the crew of The Alabama, 1864. Creator: Unknown

The Deerhound rescuing a portion of the crew of The Alabama, 1864. Creator: Unknown
The Deerhound rescuing a portion of the crew of The Alabama, 1864. American Civil War - view of the sea battle off Cherbourg on 19th June, ...from the plan and information supplied by Mr. George T

Background imageRescue Collection: 'Saved', by F. W. Topham, in the exhibition of the Society of Painters in Water Colours, 1864

"Saved", by F. W. Topham, in the exhibition of the Society of Painters in Water Colours, 1864. Engraving. We must sympathise with the terror through which these humble Irish folk have

Background imageRescue Collection: Goodwood Races: The Chesterfield Cup, 1864. Creator: Unknown

Goodwood Races: The Chesterfield Cup, 1864. Creator: Unknown
Goodwood Races: The Chesterfield Cup, 1864. The Chesterfield Cup is a group in oxydised silver, representing a knight rescuing a lady from a dragon

Background imageRescue Collection: Captain Urquhart experimenting with his Life-Preserving Raft on the Thames, 1858. Creator: Unknown

Captain Urquhart experimenting with his Life-Preserving Raft on the Thames, 1858. Creator: Unknown
Captain Urquhart experimenting with his Life-Preserving Raft on the Thames, [in London] 1858. A craft, attracting attention by its singular appearance

Background imageRescue 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 imageRescue Collection: The Wreck of the Strathmore: taking the Survivors from the Island...1876. Creators: W. J. P. W. H. O

The Wreck of the Strathmore: taking the Survivors from the Island...1876. Creators: W. J. P. W. H. O
The Wreck of the Strathmore: taking the Survivors from the Island, from a sketch supplied by Mr. Spencer Joslen, 1876....the emigrant-ship Strathmore [was wrecked], in July last

Background imageRescue Collection: 'The Last from the Wreck', by E. Duncan, in the Exhibition of the Water-Colour Society, 1860

"The Last from the Wreck", by E. Duncan, in the Exhibition of the Water-Colour Society, 1860. Creator: M
"The Last from the Wreck", by E. Duncan, in the Exhibition of the Water-Colour Society, 1860. Engraving after a painting....the work of rescue has been completed

Background imageRescue 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 imageRescue Collection: The Livingstone Expedition in Africa - Dr. Livingstone's station [on] the Kongone River... 1860

The Livingstone Expedition in Africa - Dr. Livingstone's station [on] the Kongone River... 1860. Creator: Unknown
The Livingstone Expedition in Africa - Dr. Livingstone's station at the mouth of the Kongone River, on the Zambezi Delta, 1860. Engraving from a sketch by...T. Baines, Esq

Background imageRescue Collection: The Girl Saku Rescuing a Baby from the River, published in 1875. Creator: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi

The Girl Saku Rescuing a Baby from the River, published in 1875. Creator: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
The Girl Saku Rescuing a Baby from the River, published in 1875. Series: The Postal News, no. 729

Background imageRescue Collection: Okubo Hikozaemon Tadanori Rescuing Tokugawa Ieyasu, published in 1881. Creator: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi

Okubo Hikozaemon Tadanori Rescuing Tokugawa Ieyasu, published in 1881. Creator: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
Okubo Hikozaemon Tadanori Rescuing Tokugawa Ieyasu, published in 1881. Series: Twenty-four Accomplishments in Imperial Japan

Background imageRescue Collection: Wild Boar Hunt, c1675. Creator: Unknown

Wild Boar Hunt, c1675. Creator: Unknown
Wild Boar Hunt, c1675. Two princely figures on horseback powerfully charge at a wild boar, simultaneously plunging their weapons into its side just in time to save their companion

Background imageRescue Collection: Krishna Subdues Kaliya, c1800. Creator: Unknown

Krishna Subdues Kaliya, c1800. Creator: Unknown
Krishna Subdues Kaliya, c1800. One of young Krishna's most popular feats in Vraja is his triumph over the serpent Kaliya who polluted the Yamuna River



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