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Rescuing Collection

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

"The Ramsgate Life-boat: Morning after a Heavy Gale - Weather Moderating"...by E.W Cooke
"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 imageRescuing 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 imageRescuing 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 imageRescuing 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 imageRescuing 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 imageRescuing 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 imageRescuing 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 imageRescuing 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 imageRescuing 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 imageRescuing 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 imageRescuing 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 imageRescuing 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 imageRescuing 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 imageRescuing 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

Background imageRescuing 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 imageRescuing Collection: Krishna Kills Aghasura, 1675-1700. Creator: Unknown

Krishna Kills Aghasura, 1675-1700. Creator: Unknown
Krishna Kills Aghasura, 1675-1700. One of the many demons the Hindu god Krishna defeats during his childhood and youth is Aghasura, who assumes the form of an enormous serpent

Background imageRescuing Collection: Saint George and the Dragon, 1620-1644. Creator: Cesare Rossetti

Saint George and the Dragon, 1620-1644. Creator: Cesare Rossetti
Saint George and the Dragon, 1620-1644

Background imageRescuing Collection: Ruggiero Rescuing Angelica, 1563. Creator: Cornelis Cort

Ruggiero Rescuing Angelica, 1563. Creator: Cornelis Cort
Ruggiero Rescuing Angelica, 1563

Background imageRescuing Collection: Canonne, pius torpille en mer; Sur le pont du sous-marin anglais

Canonne, pius torpille en mer; Sur le pont du sous-marin anglais: les matelots lancent des cordages Creator: Unknown
Canonne, pius torpille en mer; Sur le pont du sous-marin anglais: les matelots lancent des cordages aux naufrages du zeppelin, 1916

Background imageRescuing Collection: Funada Nyudo Yoshimasa Grappling with Sachujo Nitta Yoshisada in Midair, 1886

Funada Nyudo Yoshimasa Grappling with Sachujo Nitta Yoshisada in Midair, 1886. Creator: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
Funada Nyudo Yoshimasa Grappling with Sachujo Nitta Yoshisada in Midair, 1886. From Yoshitoshi's Warriors Trembling with Courage

Background imageRescuing Collection: Urashima Taro Returning on the Turtle, 1882. Creator: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi

Urashima Taro Returning on the Turtle, 1882. Creator: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
Urashima Taro Returning on the Turtle, 1882. From Sketches by Yoshitoshi

Background imageRescuing Collection: The Prostitute Osai of Shiogama Rescuing a Tokyo Merchant from Gamblers, 1875

The Prostitute Osai of Shiogama Rescuing a Tokyo Merchant from Gamblers, 1875. Creator: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
The Prostitute Osai of Shiogama Rescuing a Tokyo Merchant from Gamblers, 1875. From The Postal News, no. 501

Background imageRescuing Collection: The Ship 'Bengal' rescuing the crew of 'The Child of the Regiment', 1858. Creator: Smyth

The Ship "Bengal" rescuing the crew of "The Child of the Regiment", 1858. Creator: Smyth
The Ship "Bengal" rescuing the crew of "The Child of the Regiment", 1858. Engraving from a sketch by Theodore Walter, chief officer of the Child of the Regiment

Background imageRescuing Collection: Boys signal to a ship from a sinking rowing boat, in or before 1894. Creator: Willem Wenckebach

Boys signal to a ship from a sinking rowing boat, in or before 1894. Creator: Willem Wenckebach
Boys signal to a ship from a sinking rowing boat, in or before 1894. In the semi-darkness three boys are at sea in a rowing boat. One waves with a handkerchief to a sailing ship

Background imageRescuing Collection: Aeneas Rescuing his Father from the Fire at Troy, mid-18th century. Creator: Carle van Loo

Aeneas Rescuing his Father from the Fire at Troy, mid-18th century. Creator: Carle van Loo
Aeneas Rescuing his Father from the Fire at Troy, mid-18th century

Background imageRescuing Collection: Loss of the Schooner John S. Spence of Norfolk, Virginia, 2d view-Rescue of the Survivors

Loss of the Schooner John S. Spence of Norfolk, Virginia, 2d view-Rescue of the Survivors... 1833 Creator: Thomas Birch
Loss of the Schooner John S. Spence of Norfolk, Virginia, 2d view-Rescue of the Survivors (image 2 of 2), 1833

Background imageRescuing Collection: The Liberation of Saint Peter, c1625. Creator: Leonard Bramer

The Liberation of Saint Peter, c1625. Creator: Leonard Bramer
The Liberation of Saint Peter, c1625

Background imageRescuing Collection: King Louis Napoleon visits the ruins...after the explosion of the powder ship... (1807-1809)

King Louis Napoleon visits the ruins...after the explosion of the powder ship... (1807-1809)
King Louis Napoleon visits the ruins on the Rapenburg in Leiden after the explosion of the powder ship on January 12, 1807, (1807-1809)

Background imageRescuing Collection: Ship in distress off the coast, c.1825-c.1875. Creator: Circle of Petrus Johannes Schotel

Ship in distress off the coast, c.1825-c.1875. Creator: Circle of Petrus Johannes Schotel
Ship in distress off the coast, c.1825-c.1875. Passengers are saved from a ship foundering on a stormy sea. A castle in the background

Background imageRescuing Collection: Rescue of Capt. Baker and a Seaman by the Royal Mail Steamer 'England', 1857. Creator: Unknown

Rescue of Capt. Baker and a Seaman by the Royal Mail Steamer "England", 1857. Creator: Unknown
Rescue of Capt. Baker and a Seaman by the Royal Mail Steamer "England", 1857....Archelaus Baker...master of the whaling barque Henry H

Background imageRescuing Collection: A Shipwreck, 1750s. Creator: Johan Sevenbom

A Shipwreck, 1750s. Creator: Johan Sevenbom
A Shipwreck, 1750s

Background imageRescuing Collection: Rescue at sea, 1838-1892. Creator: Jacob Eduard van Heemskerck van Beest

Rescue at sea, 1838-1892. Creator: Jacob Eduard van Heemskerck van Beest
Rescue at sea, 1838-1892. Boat crew saving a person from drowning

Background imageRescuing Collection: Saving a life, between 1900 and 1905. Creator: Unknown

Saving a life, between 1900 and 1905. Creator: Unknown
Saving a life, between 1900 and 1905

Background imageRescuing Collection: Saving a life, between 1900 and 1905. Creator: Unknown

Saving a life, between 1900 and 1905. Creator: Unknown
Saving a life, between 1900 and 1905

Background imageRescuing Collection: Saint Nicholas of Tolentino Saving a Hanged Man, c.1470. Creator: Zanobi di Jacopo Machiavelli

Saint Nicholas of Tolentino Saving a Hanged Man, c.1470. Creator: Zanobi di Jacopo Machiavelli
Saint Nicholas of Tolentino Saving a Hanged Man, c.1470. Saint Nicholas was renowned for his charitable deeds in the central Italian town of Tolentino

Background imageRescuing 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 imageRescuing Collection: Wreck of 'The Polyphemus', off Hautsholmen Lighthouse, 1856. Creator: Smyth

Wreck of "The Polyphemus", off Hautsholmen Lighthouse, 1856. Creator: Smyth
Wreck of "The Polyphemus", off Hautsholmen Lighthouse, 1856. A war-steamer driven on shore, coast of Jutland. Minute-guns of distress had been fired...to call the attention of a vessel

Background imageRescuing Collection: Wreck of 'The Amelia', on the Hermitage Rocks, Jersey, 1856. Creator: Unknown

Wreck of "The Amelia", on the Hermitage Rocks, Jersey, 1856. Creator: Unknown
Wreck of "The Amelia", on the Hermitage Rocks, Jersey, 1856. The coast of Jersey, with its surrounding groups of rocks, and its banks and shoals

Background imageRescuing Collection: Un homme a la mer, 19th century. Creator: Honore Daumier

Un homme a la mer, 19th century. Creator: Honore Daumier
Un homme a la mer, 19th century. A man overboard

Background imageRescuing Collection: ' And Every Soul Was Saved' ; after T.M.Hemy, 1891. Creator: Thomas M M Hemy

" And Every Soul Was Saved" ; after T.M.Hemy, 1891. Creator: Thomas M M Hemy
" And Every Soul Was Saved" ; after T.M.Hemy, 1891. From "The Graphic. An Illustrated Weekly Newspaper", Volume 44. July to December, 1891

Background imageRescuing Collection: La Victoire Britannique des Iles Falkland; L 'Inflexible', recueille les survivants'. 1914

La Victoire Britannique des Iles Falkland; L "Inflexible", recueille les survivants'. 1914
La Victoire Britannique des Iles Falkland; L "Inflexible", sous vapeur a l'arriere-plan, et "Invincible", d'ou cette photographie a ete prise, recueillent les survivants

Background imageRescuing Collection: 'Mired' -- Travelling under difficulties in Tasmania, 1890. Creator: Unknown

"Mired" -- Travelling under difficulties in Tasmania, 1890. Creator: Unknown
"Mired" -- Travelling under difficulties in Tasmania, 1890. From "The Graphic. An Illustrated Weekly Newspaper", Volume 42. July to December, 1890

Background imageRescuing Collection: The Good Samaritan - sketch, 1878. Creator: Aime Morot

The Good Samaritan - sketch, 1878. Creator: Aime Morot
The Good Samaritan - sketch, 1878. The parable of the good Samaritan from the Gospel according to Saint Luke. The Samaritan rescues an injured man who has been attacked and left for dead



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