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Background imageSteam Ships Collection: The town of Cameta, in Para, South America, 1868. Creator: Unknown

The town of Cameta, in Para, South America, 1868. Creator: Unknown
The town of Cameta, in Para, South America, 1868. 'The Brazilian province of Para, which lies to the south of the great estuary of the river Amazon

Background imageSteam Ships Collection: Visit of the Prince and Princess of Wales to Liverpool: the excursion on the River Mersey, 1865

Visit of the Prince and Princess of Wales to Liverpool: the excursion on the River Mersey, 1865. Creator: Smyth
Visit of the Prince and Princess of Wales to Liverpool: the excursion on the River Mersey, 1865. 'Their Royal Highnesses [the future King Edward VII

Background imageSteam Ships Collection: Visit of the Prince and Princess of Wales to Ireland: the Royal Party landing at...Kingstown

Visit of the Prince and Princess of Wales to Ireland: the Royal Party landing at...Kingstown, 1868. Creator: Unknown
Visit of the Prince and Princess of Wales to Ireland: the Royal Party landing at the Victoria Wharf, Kingstown, 1868. '...a pavilion had been erected for the purpose of enabling the Royal visitors to

Background imageSteam Ships Collection: The new overland route to India: town and port of Brindisi, 1869. Creator: Unknown

The new overland route to India: town and port of Brindisi, 1869. Creator: Unknown
The new overland route to India: town and port of Brindisi, [Italy], 1869. 'A conspicuous object at Brindisi is the old castle

Background imageSteam Ships Collection: The Isthmus of Suez Maritime Canal: Lake Timsah, 1869. Creator: Unknown

The Isthmus of Suez Maritime Canal: Lake Timsah, 1869. Creator: Unknown
The Isthmus of Suez Maritime Canal: Lake Timsah, 1869. Lake Timsah '...[is] an inland basin...into which the waters of the Mediterranean have been admitted by the completion of the first half of

Background imageSteam Ships Collection: The Isthmus of Suez Maritime Canal: breakwater at Port Said, and Mediterranean entrance... 1869

The Isthmus of Suez Maritime Canal: breakwater at Port Said, and Mediterranean entrance... 1869. Creator: Unknown
The Isthmus of Suez Maritime Canal: breakwater at Port Said, and Mediterranean entrance to the canal, 1869. View from the sea of the new port and western breakwater

Background imageSteam Ships Collection: Race across the Atlantic between the Russia and the City of Paris, 1869. Creator: Unknown

Race across the Atlantic between the Russia and the City of Paris, 1869. Creator: Unknown
Race across the Atlantic between the Russia and the City of Paris, 1869. '...the Cunard Royal mail-steamer Russia, Captain T

Background imageSteam Ships Collection: Prince Arthur's visit to the Isle of Man: Port Erin, 1869. Creator: Unknown

Prince Arthur's visit to the Isle of Man: Port Erin, 1869. Creator: Unknown
Prince Arthur's visit to the Isle of Man: Port Erin, 1869. 'The beautiful bay of Port Erin...is situated on the west side of tint island, about three miles north of the Calf of Man

Background imageSteam Ships Collection: Oxford and Cambridge Universities Boat-Race: the start from Putney, 1869. Creator: Unknown

Oxford and Cambridge Universities Boat-Race: the start from Putney, 1869. Creator: Unknown
Oxford and Cambridge Universities Boat-Race: the start from Putney, [south London], 1869. Rowing match on the Thames between the two University crews of Oxford and Cambridge

Background imageSteam Ships Collection: Regatta of boats of the Channel Fleet at Lisbon, 1869. Creator: Unknown

Regatta of boats of the Channel Fleet at Lisbon, 1869. Creator: Unknown
Regatta of boats of the Channel Fleet at Lisbon, 1869. Engraving of a sketch by Sub-Lieutenant F. Eardley Wilmot, of H.M.S. Minotaur

Background imageSteam Ships Collection: Kingston, Jamaica, with Newcastle in the distance, 1865. Creator: Unknown

Kingston, Jamaica, with Newcastle in the distance, 1865. Creator: Unknown
Kingston, Jamaica, with Newcastle in the distance, 1865. 'The head-quarters of the [British] military force are at Kingston, the troops being quartered in Newcastle Barracks

Background imageSteam Ships Collection: Armstrong gun works, Newcastle [docks], 1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Armstrong gun works, Newcastle [docks], 1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Armstrong gun works, Newcastle [docks], 1915

Background imageSteam Ships Collection: The British Channel Squadron entering Cherbourg Harbour, 1865. Creator: Unknown

The British Channel Squadron entering Cherbourg Harbour, 1865. Creator: Unknown
The British Channel Squadron entering Cherbourg Harbour, [northern France], 1865. View...from a sketch by our special artist...The first to round the point was the Royal yacht Osborne, while

Background imageSteam Ships Collection: The International Naval Festival at Portsmouth: the Reine Hortense leaving Portsmouth Harbour

The International Naval Festival at Portsmouth: the Reine Hortense leaving Portsmouth Harbour, 1865. Creator: Unknown
The International Naval Festival at Portsmouth: the Reine Hortense leaving Portsmouth Harbour, 1865. On the return of the...French Minister of Marine

Background imageSteam Ships Collection: The International Naval Festival at Portsmouth: the French fleet leaving Spithead, 1865

The International Naval Festival at Portsmouth: the French fleet leaving Spithead, 1865. Creator: Unknown
The International Naval Festival at Portsmouth: the French fleet leaving Spithead, 1865. The ships composing the French squadron...[included] the Solferino and Magenta, two-deckers, ironclads

Background imageSteam Ships Collection: The International Naval Festival at Portsmouth: the British Admiral's flagship...salute... 1865

The International Naval Festival at Portsmouth: the British Admiral's flagship...salute... 1865. Creator: Unknown
The International Naval Festival at Portsmouth: the British Admiral's flagship returning the salute of the French fleet, 1865

Background imageSteam Ships Collection: The Indo-European Telegraph: Landing The Cable in the mud at Fao, Persian Gulf, 1865

The Indo-European Telegraph: Landing The Cable in the mud at Fao, Persian Gulf, 1865. Creator: Unknown
The Indo-European Telegraph: Landing The Cable in the mud at Fao, Persian Gulf, 1865. When some four miles of cable had been paid out

Background imageSteam Ships Collection: The Indo-European Telegraph: Mussendom Station, Elphinstone Inlet, Persian Gulf, 1865

The Indo-European Telegraph: Mussendom Station, Elphinstone Inlet, Persian Gulf, 1865. Creator: Unknown
The Indo-European Telegraph: Mussendom Station, Elphinstone Inlet, Persian Gulf, 1865. From a sketch by Lieut. Hewett, of the gun-boat Clyde

Background imageSteam Ships Collection: The action off Cherbourg on Sunday between the Alabama and the Kearsarge: the Alabama sinking

The action off Cherbourg on Sunday between the Alabama and the Kearsarge: the Alabama sinking, 1864. Creator: Smyth
The action off Cherbourg on Sunday between the Alabama and the Kearsarge: the Alabama sinking, 1864. Engraving of a sketch by James Bryant of the Royal Western Yacht Club

Background imageSteam Ships Collection: The Ocean Yacht Match from Gravesend to Harwich...the Volante winning the Cutters Prize, 1864

The Ocean Yacht Match from Gravesend to Harwich...the Volante winning the Cutters Prize, 1864. Creator: Smyth
The Ocean Yacht Match from Gravesend to Harwich on Saturday, June 4: the Volante winning the Cutters Prize, 1864. The Volante, a cutter of 60 tons belonging to H. C

Background imageSteam Ships Collection: The Indo-European Telegraph: Elphinstone Inlet, Persian Gulf, with a view of the Fort, 1865

The Indo-European Telegraph: Elphinstone Inlet, Persian Gulf, with a view of the Fort, 1865. Creator: Unknown
The Indo-European Telegraph: Elphinstone Inlet, Persian Gulf, with a view of the Fort, 1865. From a sketch by Lieut. Hewett, commanding the gun-boat Clyde

Background imageSteam Ships Collection: The War in Denmark: the Austro-Prussian Squadron at Cuxhaven after its defeat off Heligoland

The War in Denmark: the Austro-Prussian Squadron at Cuxhaven after its defeat off Heligoland, 1864. Creator: Smyth
The War in Denmark: the Austro-Prussian Squadron at Cuxhaven after its defeat off Heligoland, 1864....a view of the Austro-Prussian squadron lying off Cuxhaven, at the mouth of the Elbe

Background imageSteam Ships Collection: The War in Denmark: Danish cruisers of Rügen chasing a Prussian flotilla into Swinemünde... 1864

The War in Denmark: Danish cruisers of Rügen chasing a Prussian flotilla into Swinemünde... 1864. Creator: Unknown
The War in Denmark: Danish cruisers of Rugen chasing a Prussian flotilla into Swinemunde - from a sketch by our Danish correspondent, 1864

Background imageSteam Ships Collection: Launch of the Knight Commander, iron screw steam-ship, built at Dublin, 1864. Creator: Smyth

Launch of the Knight Commander, iron screw steam-ship, built at Dublin, 1864. Creator: Smyth
Launch of the Knight Commander, iron screw steam-ship, built at Dublin, 1864. View of...the first large iron vessel ever built in the port of Dublin as she glided off her cradle into the high-tide

Background imageSteam Ships Collection: Embarkation at Cape Coast Castle of the troops recalled from the Ashantee War, 1864

Embarkation at Cape Coast Castle of the troops recalled from the Ashantee War, 1864. Creator: Unknown
Embarkation at Cape Coast Castle of the troops recalled from the Ashantee War, 1864. Engraving from a sketch by Dr. Eames of H.M.S

Background imageSteam Ships Collection: Pekin, one of the European-Chinese Squadron, leaving Chefoo, Shantung, 1864. Creator: Unknown

Pekin, one of the European-Chinese Squadron, leaving Chefoo, Shantung, 1864. Creator: Unknown
Pekin, one of the European-Chinese Squadron, leaving Chefoo, Shantung, 1864. Chefoo Bluff; Green Island, Stick-up Rock; The China; Island of Kung-Kung-Tau; English naval stores; H.M

Background imageSteam Ships Collection: The town and port of Nassau, New Providence, Bahama Islands, 1864. Creator: Mason Jackson

The town and port of Nassau, New Providence, Bahama Islands, 1864. Creator: Mason Jackson
The town and port of Nassau, New Providence, Bahama Islands, 1864. Engraving from a sketch by an officer of the 1st West India Regiment

Background imageSteam Ships Collection: The Jackal tender and boats going to meet the American mail steamer at Roche's Point... 1864

The Jackal tender and boats going to meet the American mail steamer at Roche's Point... 1864. Creator: Smyth
The Jackal tender and boats going to meet the American mail steamer at Roche's Point, near Queenstown [in Ireland], 1864

Background imageSteam Ships Collection: The fight between the Alabama and the Kearsarge, 1864. Creator: Unknown

The fight between the Alabama and the Kearsarge, 1864. Creator: Unknown
The fight between the Alabama and the Kearsarge, 1864. American Civil War - sea battle off Cherbourg on 19th June, from a sketch by Robert Lancaster, the owner of the yacht Deerhound

Background imageSteam Ships 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 imageSteam Ships Collection: The War in Japan: action of Sept. 5, in the Strait of Simonosaki, 1864. Creator: Edwin Weedon

The War in Japan: action of Sept. 5, in the Strait of Simonosaki, 1864. Creator: Edwin Weedon
The War in Japan: action of Sept. 5, in the Strait of Simonosaki, 1864. Engraving from a sketch by Mr. C. Wirgman, ...our Special Artist

Background imageSteam Ships Collection: Laying the foundation-stone of the Brisbane Bridge, Queensland, New South Wales, 1864

Laying the foundation-stone of the Brisbane Bridge, Queensland, New South Wales, 1864. Creator: Unknown
Laying the foundation-stone of the Brisbane Bridge, Queensland, New South Wales, 1864. The foundation-stone of the new bridge to connect the north and south portions of the city...was laid

Background imageSteam Ships Collection: Vladivostok, 1904. Creator: Unknown

Vladivostok, 1904. Creator: Unknown
Vladivostok, 1904. National Library of Russia

Background imageSteam Ships Collection: Vladivostok, 1904. Creator: Unknown

Vladivostok, 1904. Creator: Unknown
Vladivostok, 1904. National Library of Russia

Background imageSteam Ships Collection: Vladivostok, 1904. Creator: Unknown

Vladivostok, 1904. Creator: Unknown
Vladivostok, 1904. National Library of Russia

Background imageSteam Ships Collection: Vladivostok, 1904. Creator: Unknown

Vladivostok, 1904. Creator: Unknown
Vladivostok, 1904. National Library of Russia

Background imageSteam Ships Collection: Hammerfest, in Norway, lately visited by Prince Alfred, 1864. Creator: Unknown

Hammerfest, in Norway, lately visited by Prince Alfred, 1864. Creator: Unknown
Hammerfest, in Norway, lately visited by Prince Alfred, 1864. View of the town and harbour. The town of Hammerfest, the most northerly in the world, is situated in latitude 70 deg

Background imageSteam Ships Collection: Her Majesty en route for Cherbourg, 1858. Creator: Unknown

Her Majesty en route for Cherbourg, 1858. Creator: Unknown
Her Majesty en route for Cherbourg, 1858. Queen Victoria travels...to visit the Emperor and Empress of the French at Cherbourg

Background imageSteam Ships Collection: Return of the Prince of Wales: the Serapis coming alongside the Jetty at Portsmouth, 1876

Return of the Prince of Wales: the Serapis coming alongside the Jetty at Portsmouth, 1876. Creator: Unknown
Return of the Prince of Wales: the Serapis coming alongside the Jetty at Portsmouth, 1876. The future King Edward VII returns to England after a royal visit to India

Background imageSteam Ships Collection: The Departure of the Ship, late 19th-early 20th century. Creator: William Blair Bruce

The Departure of the Ship, late 19th-early 20th century. Creator: William Blair Bruce
The Departure of the Ship, late 19th-early 20th century

Background imageSteam Ships Collection: The Prince of Wales in Canada - the Lumberers Regatta, Ottawa... 1860. Creator: Unknown

The Prince of Wales in Canada - the Lumberers Regatta, Ottawa... 1860. Creator: Unknown
The Prince of Wales in Canada - the Lumberers Regatta, Ottawa - from a sketch by our special artist, G. H. Andrews, 1860. The future King Edward VII visits North America

Background imageSteam Ships 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 imageSteam Ships Collection: Les Evenements de Grece; Le 12 juin 1917, a 13 heures, en rade de Salamine, les premieres... 1917

Les Evenements de Grece; Le 12 juin 1917, a 13 heures, en rade de Salamine, les premieres... 1917. Creator: Unknown
Les Evenements de Grece; Le 12 juin 1917, a 13 heures, en rade de Salamine, les premieres troupes francaises de debarquement sont transportees a terre, 1917

Background imageSteam Ships Collection: The city of Coblentz, 1860. Creator: Unknown

The city of Coblentz, 1860. Creator: Unknown
The city of Coblentz, 1860. Coblentz is a fortified city of Rhenish Prussia, on the left bank of the Rhine, at the influx of the Moselle

Background imageSteam Ships Collection: The War in China - the forts at the mouth of the Pehtang River, 1860. Creator: Unknown

The War in China - the forts at the mouth of the Pehtang River, 1860. Creator: Unknown
The War in China - the forts at the mouth of the Pehtang River, 1860. British forces in the far east. The plan of operations decided upon was to land at the Pehtang River

Background imageSteam Ships Collection: The Prince of Wales in Canada - His Royal Highness escorted to Montreal by a fleet... 1860

The Prince of Wales in Canada - His Royal Highness escorted to Montreal by a fleet... 1860. Creator: Smyth
The Prince of Wales in Canada - His Royal Highness escorted to Montreal by a fleet of lake and up-river steamers, 1860. The future King Edward VII visits North America

Background imageSteam Ships Collection: Transports in Table Bay During the South African War, c1900. Creator: Charles John De Lacy

Transports in Table Bay During the South African War, c1900. Creator: Charles John De Lacy
Transports in Table Bay During the South African War, c1900. Transports were now daily reaching Cape Town, and during the next ten days a brigade of Guards numbering 4, 000

Background imageSteam Ships Collection: The Advance of the Anglo-Egyptian Force Upon Omdurman, 1898, (c1900). Creator: C Wilkinson

The Advance of the Anglo-Egyptian Force Upon Omdurman, 1898, (c1900). Creator: C Wilkinson
The Advance of the Anglo-Egyptian Force Upon Omdurman, 1898, (c1900). The Battle of Omdurman was fought during the Anglo-Egyptian conquest of Sudan between a British-Egyptian expeditionary force



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