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Background imageRope Collection: Christ Carrying the Cross, 1560s. Artist: Titian

Christ Carrying the Cross, 1560s. Artist: Titian
Christ Carrying the Cross, 1560s. Titian (1488-1576). Found in the collection of the State Hermitage, St. Petersburg

Background imageRope 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 imageRope Collection: Stage in the ascent of Mont Blanc, c1853, (1946). Creator: George Baxter

Stage in the ascent of Mont Blanc, c1853, (1946). Creator: George Baxter
Stage in the ascent of Mont Blanc, c1853, (1946). Climbers on Mont Blanc, the highest mountain in the Alps - a man is being pulled out of a crevasse on a rope

Background imageRope Collection: Retablissement du culte catholique, 1802, (1921). Creator: Thomas-Charles Naudet

Retablissement du culte catholique, 1802, (1921). Creator: Thomas-Charles Naudet
Retablissement du culte catholique, 1802, (1921). The restoration of Catholic worship - First Consul Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821)

Background imageRope Collection: Swiss guides on Canadian Pacific Rd., between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Swiss guides on Canadian Pacific Rd., between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Swiss guides on Canadian Pacific Rd., between c1910 and c1915.

Background imageRope Collection: Swiss guides on Canadian Pacific Rd., between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Swiss guides on Canadian Pacific Rd., between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Swiss guides on Canadian Pacific Rd., between c1910 and c1915.

Background imageRope Collection: Doctor, U.S. Volunteer Life-Saving Corps, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Doctor, U.S. Volunteer Life-Saving Corps, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Doctor, U.S. Volunteer Life-Saving Corps, between c1910 and c1915. U.S. Volunteer Life-Saving Corps. The doctor's commitment to service during that era is commendable

Background imageRope Collection: Kaiser and Prince of Monaco on boat 'Meteor', 1913. Creator: Bain News Service

Kaiser and Prince of Monaco on boat "Meteor", 1913. Creator: Bain News Service
Kaiser and Prince of Monaco on boat "Meteor", 1913. Albert I, Prince of Monaco (1848-1922) and Kaiser Wilhelm II (1859-1941).

Background imageRope Collection: The Swing, 1735. Creator: Nicolas Lancret

The Swing, 1735. Creator: Nicolas Lancret
The Swing, 1735. The figures are arranged in groups around three trees whose trunks create a sense of depth due to the spaces visible between them

Background imageRope Collection: Christ Crowned With Thorns, c1479-80. Creator: Ercole de' Roberti

Christ Crowned With Thorns, c1479-80. Creator: Ercole de' Roberti
Christ Crowned With Thorns, c1479-80. Jesus is shown with a rope knotted around his neck and a crown of thorns on his head, tears and blood trickling down his face

Background imageRope Collection: Edw. Vahey, Jos. A. Kearns, 1918 or 1919. Creator: Bain News Service

Edw. Vahey, Jos. A. Kearns, 1918 or 1919. Creator: Bain News Service
Edw. Vahey, Jos. A. Kearns, 1918 or 1919. American soldiers after their return to the United States after World War I.

Background imageRope Collection: The Atlantic Telegraph Expedition: preparing for the final attempt to grapple the lost cable

The Atlantic Telegraph Expedition: preparing for the final attempt to grapple the lost cable, 1865. Creator: Unknown
The Atlantic Telegraph Expedition: preparing for the final attempt to grapple the lost cable - from a sketch by our special artist, 1865

Background imageRope Collection: 'The Building of the New Castle on the Tyne, 1080', from a picture by W. B. Scott, 1865

"The Building of the New Castle on the Tyne, 1080", from a picture by W. B. Scott, 1865. Engraving of a painting

Background imageRope 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 imageRope Collection: British kite balloon, 2 May 1918. Creator: Bain News Service

British kite balloon, 2 May 1918. Creator: Bain News Service
British kite balloon, 2 May 1918. A Royal Air Force Caquot kite balloon about to ascend with air mechanics holding the ropes, Gosnay, France, May 2, 1918, during World War I

Background imageRope Collection: Raising the colossal bronze statue of Hercules found underground in the Campo dei Fiori, Rome

Raising the colossal bronze statue of Hercules found underground in the Campo dei Fiori, Rome, 1864. Creator: Unknown
Raising the colossal bronze statue of Hercules found underground in the Campo dei Fiori, Rome, 1864. Engraving from a sketch by M. Carli, a French artist

Background imageRope Collection: Mode of capturing wild elephants in Ceylon: taming a wild elephant, 1864. Creator: Unknown

Mode of capturing wild elephants in Ceylon: taming a wild elephant, 1864. Creator: Unknown
Mode of capturing wild elephants in Ceylon: taming a wild elephant, 1864. Engraving of a photograph...of the great elephant-catching expedition to a place called Ebbewellepittia...so as to afford

Background imageRope Collection: Mode of capturing wild elephants in Ceylon: an elephant noosed, 1864. Creator: Unknown

Mode of capturing wild elephants in Ceylon: an elephant noosed, 1864. Creator: Unknown
Mode of capturing wild elephants in Ceylon: an elephant noosed, 1864. Engraving of a photograph...of the great elephant-catching expedition to a place called Ebbewellepittia...so as to afford

Background imageRope Collection: Mode of capturing wild elephants in Ceylon: testing the rope, 1864. Creator: Unknown

Mode of capturing wild elephants in Ceylon: testing the rope, 1864. Creator: Unknown
Mode of capturing wild elephants in Ceylon: testing the rope, 1864. Engraving of a photograph...of the great elephant-catching expedition to a place called Ebbewellepittia...so as to afford

Background imageRope Collection: Embarking cattle at the port of Tamatave, Madagascar, 1864. Creator: Mason Jackson

Embarking cattle at the port of Tamatave, Madagascar, 1864. Creator: Mason Jackson
Embarking cattle at the port of Tamatave, Madagascar, 1864. Engraving from a sketch by Lieutenant S. P. Oliver showing...the mode of putting cattle on shipboard in a port of Madagascar

Background imageRope Collection: Northern types, 1928. Creator: Dmitrii Innokent'evich Karatanov

Northern types, 1928. Creator: Dmitrii Innokent'evich Karatanov
Northern types, 1928. V. I. Surikov Museum of Art in Krasnoiarsk

Background imageRope Collection: The Penitent St Jerome. Creator: Georges de la Tour

The Penitent St Jerome. Creator: Georges de la Tour
The Penitent St Jerome, Unknown date

Background imageRope Collection: U.S.S. Richmond, 'stand by to lay aloft', between 1890 and 1901. Creator: Unknown. U.S.S

U.S.S. Richmond, "stand by to lay aloft", between 1890 and 1901. Creator: Unknown. U.S.S
U.S.S. Richmond, "stand by to lay aloft", between 1890 and 1901

Background imageRope Collection: U.S.S. New York, Admiral Sampson's son and 'Pitch' the mascot, (1899?). Creator: Unknown. U.S.S

U.S.S. New York, Admiral Sampson's son and "Pitch" the mascot, (1899?). Creator: Unknown. U.S.S
U.S.S. New York, Admiral Sampson's son and "Pitch" the mascot, (1899?)

Background imageRope Collection: The Queen's Visit to Cherbourg - Piping Hands to Man Yards, 1858. Creator: Unknown

The Queen's Visit to Cherbourg - Piping Hands to Man Yards, 1858. Creator: Unknown
The Queen's Visit to Cherbourg - Piping Hands to Man Yards, 1858. One of the most exciting and agreeable sights that takes place on a vessel of war...When the boatswain pipes to man yards

Background imageRope 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 imageRope 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 imageRope 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 imageRope Collection: The members of the fire companies drawing the Prince of Wales through Carleton... 1860

The members of the fire companies drawing the Prince of Wales through Carleton... 1860. Creator: Unknown
The members of the fire companies drawing the Prince of Wales through Carleton, a suburb of St. John, New Brunswick, 1860. The future King Edward VII visits North America

Background imageRope Collection: Single Leaf of Elephants on a River Bank, late 10th century AH/AD 16th-early 11th century AH

Single Leaf of Elephants on a River Bank, late 10th century AH/AD 16th-early 11th century AH... Creator: Unknown
Single Leaf of Elephants on a River Bank, late 10th century AH/AD 16th-early 11th century AH/AD 17th century. This Mughal painting depicts elephants on the bank of a river in a rocky landscape with a

Background imageRope Collection: Cockerel: Tsuna Goro, 1852. Creator: Utagawa Kuniyoshi

Cockerel: Tsuna Goro, 1852. Creator: Utagawa Kuniyoshi
Cockerel: Tsuna Goro, 1852. Series: Parody of the 12 Signs of the Zodiac

Background imageRope Collection: Actors as Lion Dancers (image 2 of 4), c1850. Creator: Utagawa Kunisada

Actors as Lion Dancers (image 2 of 4), c1850. Creator: Utagawa Kunisada
Actors as Lion Dancers (image 2 of 4), c1850. Bando Takesaburo I as Kokura-an Chokichi, and Ichikawa Kodanji IV as Moremore Yoshizo in the Play Iro Ichiza Tegoto no Fukubiki

Background imageRope Collection: Figure Studies, 1832-1880. Creator: Jan Weissenbruch

Figure Studies, 1832-1880. Creator: Jan Weissenbruch
Figure Studies, 1832-1880

Background imageRope Collection: Shipwreck, mid-late 18th century. Creator: Pierre-Jacques Volaire

Shipwreck, mid-late 18th century. Creator: Pierre-Jacques Volaire
Shipwreck, mid-late 18th century. Dramatic scene: survivors cling to rocks being battered by huge waves

Background imageRope Collection: The Rope Dancer, late 19th century. Creator: Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec

The Rope Dancer, late 19th century. Creator: Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
The Rope Dancer, late 19th century

Background imageRope Collection: Raising the Anglesey statue to the top of the column erected to the memory of the late Marquis

Raising the Anglesey statue to the top of the column erected to the memory of the late Marquis... 1 Creator: Unknown
Raising the Anglesey statue to the top of the column erected to the memory of the late Marquis [of Anglesey] near Menai Bridge - from a drawing by Mr. W. G. Haslam, 1860

Background imageRope Collection: Aoyanagi Harunosuke Throwing an Assailant Underwater, 1866. Creator: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi

Aoyanagi Harunosuke Throwing an Assailant Underwater, 1866. Creator: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
Aoyanagi Harunosuke Throwing an Assailant Underwater, 1866. From Beauty and Valor in the Novel Suikoden

Background imageRope Collection: Slave Gang passing along the edge of the Lushivi Marsh...1876. Creator: Unknown

Slave Gang passing along the edge of the Lushivi Marsh...1876. Creator: Unknown
Slave Gang passing along the edge of the Lushivi Marsh, from a sketch by Lieutenant Cameron in Central Africa, 1876. The painful march of a slave gang

Background imageRope Collection: Futamigaura, the Wedded Rocks, 1896. Creator: Kobayashi Kiyochika

Futamigaura, the Wedded Rocks, 1896. Creator: Kobayashi Kiyochika
Futamigaura, the Wedded Rocks, 1896. Series: Sketches of Famous Places in Japan

Background imageRope Collection: Yui, Published in 1854. Creators: Utagawa Kunisada, Ando Hiroshige

Yui, Published in 1854. Creators: Utagawa Kunisada, Ando Hiroshige
Yui, Published in 1854. From Double-brush 53 stages(Sohitsu gojusan tsugi), no. 17. he Sisters (Shimei) Miyagino and Shinobu

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

"Akasaka (numbered 37)"; Fujikawa (numbered 38) (image 4 of 4), c1802. Creator: Hokusai
"Akasaka (numbered 37)"; Fujikawa (numbered 38) (image 4 of 4), c1802. Rope makers. Series: Fifty-three Stations of the Tokaido(Tokaido gojusan tsugi). Attributed to Katsushika Hokusai

Background imageRope Collection: Bamba; The Actor Sawamura Tanosuke III as the Apprentice (Detchi) Chokichi, 1861

Bamba; The Actor Sawamura Tanosuke III as the Apprentice (Detchi) Chokichi, 1861. From Flowers of Edo with Views of Famous Places

Background imageRope Collection: Green, between circa 1847 and circa 1852. Creator: Utagawa Kunisada

Green, between circa 1847 and circa 1852. Creator: Utagawa Kunisada
Green, between circa 1847 and circa 1852. From Costumes in Five Different Colors

Background imageRope Collection: The Story of Tamiya Botaro, 1886. Creator: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi

The Story of Tamiya Botaro, 1886. Creator: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
The Story of Tamiya Botaro, 1886. From A New Selection of Eastern Brocade Pictures

Background imageRope Collection: Launch of the 'Paramatta' Steam-ship at Blackwall on Monday week, 1858. Creator: Smyth

Launch of the "Paramatta" Steam-ship at Blackwall on Monday week, 1858. Creator: Smyth
Launch of the "Paramatta" Steam-ship at Blackwall on Monday week, 1858. Paddle steam-ship, built by the Thames Iron and Shipbuilding Company

Background imageRope Collection: Sketches in India - Slinging Letter-bags across a Nullah in the Rainy Season, 1858. Creator: Unknown

Sketches in India - Slinging Letter-bags across a Nullah in the Rainy Season, 1858. Creator: Unknown
Sketches in India - Slinging Letter-bags across a Nullah in the Rainy Season, 1858....the contrivance in use...when the streams

Background imageRope Collection: The Livingstone Expedition in Africa - H.M.S. 'Lynx'... 1860. Creator: Unknown

The Livingstone Expedition in Africa - H.M.S. "Lynx"... 1860. Creator: Unknown
The Livingstone Expedition in Africa - H.M.S. "Lynx", sent for the relief of the Expedition, taking in sail during a squall, 1860. Engraving from a sketch by...T. Baines, Esq

Background imageRope Collection: Farina, with a man on his back, crossing the Niagara on a tightrope... August 29, 1860

Farina, with a man on his back, crossing the Niagara on a tightrope... August 29, 1860. Creator: Unknown
Farina [sic], with a man on his back, crossing the Niagara on a tightrope - from a sketch taken by the late master H. Ingram, from Clifton House balcony, August 29, 1860....Mr



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