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Steamboats Collection

Background imageSteamboats Collection: WYOMING from Brooklyn Bridge, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

WYOMING from Brooklyn Bridge, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
WYOMING from Brooklyn Bridge, between c1910 and c1915. Shows the Manhattan Bridge in the background.

Background imageSteamboats Collection: Rockets And Blue Lights (Close At Hand) To Warn Steamboats Of Shoal Water, 1840. Creator: JMW Turner

Rockets And Blue Lights (Close At Hand) To Warn Steamboats Of Shoal Water, 1840. Creator: JMW Turner
Rockets And Blue Lights (Close At Hand) To Warn Steamboats Of Shoal Water, 1840. Shows a storm raging in an English harbor town

Background imageSteamboats Collection: The Prince and Princess of Wales landing at Barnpool, Mount Edgcumbe, 1865. Creator: Unknown

The Prince and Princess of Wales landing at Barnpool, Mount Edgcumbe, 1865. Creator: Unknown
The Prince and Princess of Wales landing at Barnpool, Mount Edgcumbe, 1865. 'The [royal yacht] Osborne, on her arrival, took up her moorings in Barn Pool...where there is a private landing-place

Background imageSteamboats 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 imageSteamboats Collection: The Thames Embankment Works, viewed from King's College, 1864. Creator: Mason Jackson

The Thames Embankment Works, viewed from King's College, 1864. Creator: Mason Jackson
The Thames Embankment Works, viewed from King's College, [London], 1864....when the embankment is finished, running as it will from Pimlico to Blackfriars-bridge, and beyond it

Background imageSteamboats Collection: Sketches at the Oxford and Cambridge Boat-Race, 1876. Creator: C.R

Sketches at the Oxford and Cambridge Boat-Race, 1876. Creator: C.R
Sketches at the Oxford and Cambridge Boat-Race, 1876. Annual rowing race on the River Thames in London. The Crews Returning; Off Chiswick Eyot; Clearing the Course

Background imageSteamboats Collection: The Prince of Wales landing at the town of New Goa, from a sketch by an officer of the Serapis

The Prince of Wales landing at the town of New Goa, from a sketch by an officer of the Serapis, 1876 Creator: L.B
The Prince of Wales landing at the town of New Goa, from a sketch by an officer of the Serapis, 1876....the Prince embarked with his suite on board the May Frere, the Governor of Bombay's yacht

Background imageSteamboats 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 imageSteamboats 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

Background imageSteamboats Collection: Raft passing drawbridge, Winona, Minn. between 1880 and 1899. Creator: Unknown

Raft passing drawbridge, Winona, Minn. between 1880 and 1899. Creator: Unknown
Raft passing drawbridge, Winona, Minn. between 1880 and 1899

Background imageSteamboats Collection: Winona bridges over the Mississippi, c1898. Creator: Unknown

Winona bridges over the Mississippi, c1898. Creator: Unknown
Winona bridges over the Mississippi, c1898

Background imageSteamboats Collection: Levee below the bridge, The, between 1880 and 1899. Creator: Unknown

Levee below the bridge, The, between 1880 and 1899. Creator: Unknown
Levee below the bridge, The, between 1880 and 1899

Background imageSteamboats Collection: Loading cotton into a steamer, Savannah, Ga. c1904. Creator: Unknown

Loading cotton into a steamer, Savannah, Ga. c1904. Creator: Unknown
Loading cotton into a steamer, Savannah, Ga. c1904

Background imageSteamboats Collection: Waterfront, Detroit, Mich. between 1900 and 1910. Creator: Unknown

Waterfront, Detroit, Mich. between 1900 and 1910. Creator: Unknown
Waterfront, Detroit, Mich. between 1900 and 1910

Background imageSteamboats Collection: Reception of Colonel Lake and Captain Thompson, at Hull, 1856. Creator: Unknown

Reception of Colonel Lake and Captain Thompson, at Hull, 1856. Creator: Unknown
Reception of Colonel Lake and Captain Thompson, at Hull, 1856. Event to welcome the return of...two of the heroic defenders of the city of Kars [Crimean War]

Background imageSteamboats Collection: Fleet of N.Y.Y.C. [New York Yacht Club], Glencove [sic], 1897 Aug 2. Creator: Johns Johnston

Fleet of N.Y.Y.C. [New York Yacht Club], Glencove [sic], 1897 Aug 2. Creator: Johns Johnston
Fleet of N.Y.Y.C. [New York Yacht Club], Glencove [sic], 1897 Aug 2

Background imageSteamboats Collection: The Horseshoe Falls, Niagara, (1900?). Creator: Unknown

The Horseshoe Falls, Niagara, (1900?). Creator: Unknown
The Horseshoe Falls, Niagara, (1900?)

Background imageSteamboats Collection: Horshoe [i.e. Horseshoe] Falls, Niagara, c1900. Creator: Unknown

Horshoe [i.e. Horseshoe] Falls, Niagara, c1900. Creator: Unknown
Horshoe [i.e. Horseshoe] Falls, Niagara, c1900

Background imageSteamboats Collection: Horseshoe Fall, from Maid of the Mist, Niagara Falls, New York, ca 1900. Creator: Unknown

Horseshoe Fall, from Maid of the Mist, Niagara Falls, New York, ca 1900. Creator: Unknown
Horseshoe Fall, from Maid of the Mist, Niagara Falls, New York, ca 1900

Background imageSteamboats Collection: Remains at Gateshead - Site of the Explosion, 1854. Creator: Unknown

Remains at Gateshead - Site of the Explosion, 1854. Creator: Unknown
Remains at Gateshead - Site of the Explosion, 1854. View of...the Ruins of the Bonded Warehouses...with St. Mary's Church in the background

Background imageSteamboats Collection: Kareshka boat yard [Russian Empire], 1909. Creator: Sergey Mikhaylovich Prokudin-Gorsky

Kareshka boat yard [Russian Empire], 1909. Creator: Sergey Mikhaylovich Prokudin-Gorsky
Kareshka boat yard [Russian Empire], 1909. Caption label from exhibit of digital copy in "The Empire That Was Russia" (2001) - Transportation: Kareshka Boat Yards

Background imageSteamboats Collection: Steamers in festive decoration, 1890. Creator: Unknown

Steamers in festive decoration, 1890. Creator: Unknown
Steamers in festive decoration, 1890. The album "Views of the Yakutsk Region" contains 151 photographs. Subjects include the Lena River shore; various forms of river transport--including

Background imageSteamboats Collection: A night scene on the Nile near the mouth of the Cairo canal, during the festival of Gebr... 1862

A night scene on the Nile near the mouth of the Cairo canal, during the festival of Gebr... 1862. Creator: Unknown
A night scene on the Nile near the mouth of the Cairo canal, during the festival of Gebr-el-Haleeg, or breaking the canal, 1862

Background imageSteamboats Collection: Her Majesty the Queen leaving Greenhithe in the Royal Yacht for Germany, 1862. Creator: Smyth

Her Majesty the Queen leaving Greenhithe in the Royal Yacht for Germany, 1862. Creator: Smyth
Her Majesty the Queen leaving Greenhithe [in Kent] in the Royal Yacht for Germany, 1862....notwithstanding the strict privacy under which it was her Majesty's desire to take her departure

Background imageSteamboats Collection: Federal gun-boat, 1862. Creator: Unknown

Federal gun-boat, 1862. Creator: Unknown
Federal gun-boat, 1862. American Civil War. We learned that the Southern fleet had preceded us but a few hours, and that their crews had landed and searched every plantation they came to for cotton

Background imageSteamboats Collection: The Civil War in America: the Picket leading the ships of the Burnside Expedition over... 1862

The Civil War in America: the Picket leading the ships of the Burnside Expedition over... 1862. Creator: Unknown
The Civil War in America: the Picket leading the ships of the Burnside Expedition over Hatteras Bar - from a sketch by our special artist, 1862

Background imageSteamboats Collection: View of London from Greenwich, 1825. Creator: JMW Turner

View of London from Greenwich, 1825. Creator: JMW Turner
View of London from Greenwich, 1825

Background imageSteamboats Collection: Quebec, 1874. Creators: Robert Hinshelwood, John Douglas Woodward

Quebec, 1874. Creators: Robert Hinshelwood, John Douglas Woodward
Quebec, 1874. Ships on the Saint Lawrence River at Quebec City, Canada. Down in the lower town a great fleet of vessels are at moorings, and the wharves are crowded with men and vehicles

Background imageSteamboats Collection: Tug boats tied to dock, Duluth, Minnesota, 1903. Creator: Frances Benjamin Johnston

Tug boats tied to dock, Duluth, Minnesota, 1903. Creator: Frances Benjamin Johnston
Tug boats tied to dock, Duluth, Minn. 1903

Background imageSteamboats Collection: Ferry and river men, Vicksburg, Mississippi, 1936. Creator: Walker Evans

Ferry and river men, Vicksburg, Mississippi, 1936. Creator: Walker Evans
Ferry and river men. Vicksburg, Mississippi. [Charles J. Miller paddle steamer]

Background imageSteamboats Collection: Ferry landing, Vicksburg, Mississippi, 1936. Creator: Walker Evans

Ferry landing, Vicksburg, Mississippi, 1936. Creator: Walker Evans
Ferry landing. Vicksburg, Mississippi. [Sign: ~Mississippi Law - Stop. [Charles J. Miller paddle steamer in background]

Background imageSteamboats Collection: Evacuation of Aquia Creek, June 1863. Creator: Alexander Gardner

Evacuation of Aquia Creek, June 1863. Creator: Alexander Gardner
Evacuation of Aquia Creek, June 1863. Albumen print, pl. 33 from the album " Gardners Photographic Sketch Book of the War, Volume I" (1866)

Background imageSteamboats Collection: New-York (From the Southwest), ca. 1852. Creator: K. Th. Westermann

New-York (From the Southwest), ca. 1852. Creator: K. Th. Westermann
New-York (From the Southwest), ca. 1852

Background imageSteamboats Collection: Environs de Gravesend, 1883. Creator: Felix Hilaire Buhot

Environs de Gravesend, 1883. Creator: Felix Hilaire Buhot
Environs de Gravesend, 1883

Background imageSteamboats Collection: Storm King on the Hudson, 1866. Creator: Samuel Colman

Storm King on the Hudson, 1866. Creator: Samuel Colman
Storm King on the Hudson, 1866

Background imageSteamboats Collection: Village by the River, fourth quarter 19th century. Creator: Unknown

Village by the River, fourth quarter 19th century. Creator: Unknown
Village by the River, fourth quarter 19th century

Background imageSteamboats Collection: Rounding a Bend on the Mississippi - The Parting Salute, 1866

Rounding a Bend on the Mississippi - The Parting Salute, 1866

Background imageSteamboats Collection: Lord Mayors Day - the Stationers Companys barge at Lambeth Palace, 1845

Lord Mayors Day - the Stationers Companys barge at Lambeth Palace, 1845. Annual flotilla of boats on the River Thames in London

Background imageSteamboats Collection: The Royal Yacht passing the Drachenfels, 1845. Creator: Ebenezer Landells

The Royal Yacht passing the Drachenfels, 1845. Creator: Ebenezer Landells
The Royal Yacht passing the Drachenfels, 1845. Queen Victoria and Prince Albert travel down the River Rhine during a royal visit to Germany

Background imageSteamboats Collection: The London Bridge Steam Wharf, 1844. Creator: Unknown

The London Bridge Steam Wharf, 1844. Creator: Unknown
The London Bridge Steam Wharf, 1844. Steamships on the River Thames: The spirited scene represented in the engraving - the Steam Packet Wharf at London-bridge - may be regarded as the main focus of

Background imageSteamboats Collection: Thames Regatta, Putney Bridge, 1844. Creator: Unknown

Thames Regatta, Putney Bridge, 1844. Creator: Unknown
Thames Regatta, Putney Bridge, 1844. Racing on the River Thames at Putney in south-west London. From " Illustrated London News", 1844, Vol I

Background imageSteamboats Collection: Appalling accident at Blackfriars Bridge, 1844. Creator: Unknown

Appalling accident at Blackfriars Bridge, 1844. Creator: Unknown
Appalling accident at Blackfriars Bridge, 1844....an accident of a most appalling nature took place at the steamboat pier [on the River Thames in London]...a crowd of gazers

Background imageSteamboats Collection: Savannah, Georgia, No. 2, 1866. Creator: George N. Barnard

Savannah, Georgia, No. 2, 1866. Creator: George N. Barnard
Savannah, Georgia, No. 2, 1866

Background imageSteamboats Collection: Savanah, Georgia No. 1, 1860s. Creator: George N. Barnard

Savanah, Georgia No. 1, 1860s. Creator: George N. Barnard
Savanah, Georgia No. 1, 1860s

Background imageSteamboats Collection: Savanah, Georgia No. 2, 1860s. Creator: George N. Barnard

Savanah, Georgia No. 2, 1860s. Creator: George N. Barnard
Savanah, Georgia No. 2, 1860s

Background imageSteamboats Collection: Tennessee River at Chattanooga (81 Lookout Mountain Spur), ca. 1864. Creator: George N

Tennessee River at Chattanooga (81 Lookout Mountain Spur), ca. 1864. Creator: George N
Tennessee River at Chattanooga (81 Lookout Mountain Spur), ca. 1864

Background imageSteamboats Collection: Transports, Tennessee River at Chattanooga, ca. 1864. Creator: Unknown

Transports, Tennessee River at Chattanooga, ca. 1864. Creator: Unknown
Transports, Tennessee River at Chattanooga, ca. 1864. Formerly attributed to Mathew B. Brady

Background imageSteamboats Collection: Transports, Tennessee River, 1864. Creator: Unknown

Transports, Tennessee River, 1864. Creator: Unknown
Transports, Tennessee River, 1864. Formerly attributed to Mathew B. Brady



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