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Background imageWave Collection: Whitby, 1824. Artist: JMW Turner

Whitby, 1824. Artist: JMW Turner
Whitby, 1824. From the Tate Gallery, London

Background imageWave Collection: Shoeburyness Fisherman Hailing a Whitstable Hoy, aka The Pilot Boat, and The Red Cap

Shoeburyness Fisherman Hailing a Whitstable Hoy, aka The Pilot Boat, and The Red Cap, c1809 Artist: JMW Turner
Shoeburyness Fisherman Hailing a Whitstable Hoy, aka The Pilot Boat, and The Red Cap, c1809. Painting on display at the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa

Background imageWave Collection: Cardinal Richelieu at the Siege of La Rochelle, 1628 (early 20th century)

Cardinal Richelieu at the Siege of La Rochelle, 1628 (early 20th century). Armand Jean Duplessis, Duc de Richelieu (1585-1642), French prelate and statesman

Background imageWave Collection: Flowers and Birds, 19th century. Creator: Taki Katei

Flowers and Birds, 19th century. Creator: Taki Katei
Flowers and Birds, 19th century. Meiji period

Background imageWave Collection: Portsmouth, c1824-5, (1905). Artist: JMW Turner

Portsmouth, c1824-5, (1905). Artist: JMW Turner
Portsmouth, c1824-5. Painting held in the Tate, London. From The Connoisseur 1905 [Otto Limited, London, 1905.]

Background imageWave Collection: A Rocky Coast, 1877. Creator: William Trost Richards

A Rocky Coast, 1877. Creator: William Trost Richards
A Rocky Coast, 1877

Background imageWave Collection: Alfa Romeo 158, Nino Farina winning International Trophy race at Silverstone in 1950

Alfa Romeo 158, Nino Farina winning International Trophy race at Silverstone in 1950

Background imageWave Collection: Ships in a Storm on a Rocky Coast, 1614-1618. Artist: Porcellis, Jan (1582 / 5-1632)

Ships in a Storm on a Rocky Coast, 1614-1618. Artist: Porcellis, Jan (1582 / 5-1632)
Ships in a Storm on a Rocky Coast, 1614-1618. Found in the collection of the Hallwylska Museet, Stockholm

Background imageWave Collection: Fishing Pinks in Breaking Waves, c.1875-c.1885. Creator: Hendrik Willem Mesdag

Fishing Pinks in Breaking Waves, c.1875-c.1885. Creator: Hendrik Willem Mesdag
Fishing Pinks in Breaking Waves, c.1875-c.1885

Background imageWave Collection: Under the Wave off Kanagawa (Kanagawa oki nami ura), also known as The Great Wave

Under the Wave off Kanagawa (Kanagawa oki nami ura), also known as The Great Wave, from the series Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji (Fugaku sanjurokkei), ca. 1830-32

Background imageWave Collection: Beach. Study from North Norway, c1900s. Creator: Anna Katarina Boberg

Beach. Study from North Norway, c1900s. Creator: Anna Katarina Boberg
Beach. Study from North Norway, c1900s

Background imageWave Collection: Nichiren Calming the Storm, 19th century. Artist: Utagawa Kuniyoshi

Nichiren Calming the Storm, 19th century. Artist: Utagawa Kuniyoshi
Nichiren Calming the Storm, 19th century

Background imageWave Collection: The Victory Returning from Trafalgar, in Three Positions, ca. 1806. Creator: JMW Turner

The Victory Returning from Trafalgar, in Three Positions, ca. 1806. Creator: JMW Turner
The Victory Returning from Trafalgar, in Three Positions; The " Victory" returning from Trafalgar; The Victory returning from Trafalgar, ca. 1806

Background imageWave Collection: Mentone, from Garavan, c1910, (1912). Artist: Walter Frederick Roofe Tyndale

Mentone, from Garavan, c1910, (1912). Artist: Walter Frederick Roofe Tyndale
Mentone, from Garavan, c1910, (1912). From An Artist in the Riviera by Walter Tyndale, R.I. [Hutchinson & Co, London, 1912]

Background imageWave Collection: Off Valparaiso, 1899, (1938). Artist: J Greig Pirie

Off Valparaiso, 1899, (1938). Artist: J Greig Pirie
Off Valparaiso, 1899. Painting held at the Tate Britain, London. From World-Famous Paintings edited by J. Greig Pirie [W. & G. Foyle, Ltd, London, 1938.]

Background imageWave Collection: New Jersey Beach, 1901. Creator: William Trost Richards

New Jersey Beach, 1901. Creator: William Trost Richards
New Jersey Beach, 1901

Background imageWave Collection: Hauling in the Nets, 1887. Creator: Winslow Homer

Hauling in the Nets, 1887. Creator: Winslow Homer
Hauling in the Nets, 1887

Background imageWave Collection: Great Silas at Night, 1890. Creator: Robert Crannell Minor

Great Silas at Night, 1890. Creator: Robert Crannell Minor
Great Silas at Night, 1890

Background imageWave Collection: Atlantic Rollers, 1900-1940. Creator: Beatrice Bright

Atlantic Rollers, 1900-1940. Creator: Beatrice Bright
Atlantic Rollers, 1900-1940

Background imageWave Collection: Shipwreck of the Meduse, 1820. Creators: Theodore Gericault, Nicolas-Toussaint Charlet

Shipwreck of the Meduse, 1820. Creators: Theodore Gericault, Nicolas-Toussaint Charlet
Shipwreck of the Meduse, 1820. [The Raft of the Medusa]

Background imageWave Collection: The Naval Battle of Navarino on 20 October 1827. Artist: Reinagle, George Philip (1802-1835)

The Naval Battle of Navarino on 20 October 1827. Artist: Reinagle, George Philip (1802-1835)
The Naval Battle of Navarino on 20 October 1827. Private Collection

Background imageWave Collection: A Marine Study, c1830, (1906-7). Artist: JMW Turner

A Marine Study, c1830, (1906-7). Artist: JMW Turner
A Marine Study, c1830. A marine study in chalk, ink wash and pen and ink. From The Studio Volume 39 [London Offices of the Studio, London, 1906-7.]

Background imageWave Collection: Microwave map of whole sky, c1990s

Microwave map of whole sky, c1990s. A map produced from one years data from NASAs COBE (Cosmic Background Explorer) satellite

Background imageWave Collection: A fresh breeze, Lake Wakatipu, 1880s. Creator: Burton Brothers

A fresh breeze, Lake Wakatipu, 1880s. Creator: Burton Brothers
A fresh breeze, Lake Wakatipu, 1880s

Background imageWave Collection: Seascape, Napier. From the album: Camera Pictures of New Zealand, 1920s. Creator: Harry Moult

Seascape, Napier. From the album: Camera Pictures of New Zealand, 1920s. Creator: Harry Moult
Seascape, Napier. From the album: Camera Pictures of New Zealand, 1920s

Background imageWave Collection: Nine mile beach looking North from Totara, 1928. Creator: William Francis Herring

Nine mile beach looking North from Totara, 1928. Creator: William Francis Herring
Nine mile beach looking North from Totara, 1928

Background imageWave Collection: Silver sea, Irish coast, (c1910s). Creator: Julius Olsson

Silver sea, Irish coast, (c1910s). Creator: Julius Olsson
Silver sea, Irish coast, (c1910s)

Background imageWave Collection: Biarritz, (c1900s). Creator: José Villegas Cordero

Biarritz, (c1900s). Creator: José Villegas Cordero
Biarritz, (c1900s)

Background imageWave Collection: Kapiti, c1868. Creator: Nicholas Chevalier

Kapiti, c1868. Creator: Nicholas Chevalier
Kapiti, c1868

Background imageWave Collection: Cook Strait, New Zealand, c1884. Creator: Nicholas Chevalier

Cook Strait, New Zealand, c1884. Creator: Nicholas Chevalier
Cook Strait, New Zealand, c1884

Background imageWave Collection: Wreck of the General Grant on the Auckland Islands, 1868. Creator: Unknown

Wreck of the General Grant on the Auckland Islands, 1868. Creator: Unknown
Wreck of the General Grant on the Auckland Islands, 1868. Engraving of a sketch by Mr. W. Tibbits of a shipwreck in the South Pacific on 14 May 14 1866

Background imageWave 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 imageWave Collection: The Roman Rocks Lighthouse, Simon's Bay, Cape of Good Hope, 1869. Creator: Mason Jackson

The Roman Rocks Lighthouse, Simon's Bay, Cape of Good Hope, 1869. Creator: Mason Jackson
The Roman Rocks Lighthouse, Simon's Bay, Cape of Good Hope, [South Africa], 1869. 'Simon's Bay, where the Admiralty dockyard and depot are situated, is not far from Capetown

Background imageWave 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 imageWave Collection: The late collision off The Lizard: H.M.S. Terrible towing The Calcutta into Plymouth, 1869

The late collision off The Lizard: H.M.S. Terrible towing The Calcutta into Plymouth, 1869. Creator: Unknown
The late collision off The Lizard: H.M.S. Terrible towing The Calcutta into Plymouth, 1869. Engraving of a sketch by Mr. J. B. Hay, midshipman, of the Terrible

Background imageWave Collection: N.Z.S.S.C. Rangitira, c1870s. Creator: William Forster

N.Z.S.S.C. Rangitira, c1870s. Creator: William Forster
N.Z.S.S.C. Rangitira, c1870s

Background imageWave Collection: Seascapes with views of the Ij and Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Katwijk, etc. Untitled, 1701

Seascapes with views of the Ij and Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Katwijk, etc. Untitled, 1701. Creator: Ludolf Bakhuizen
Seascapes with views of the Ij and Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Katwijk, etc. Untitled, 1701

Background imageWave Collection: Force unfurling, c1920-1946. Creator: Thelma Kent

Force unfurling, c1920-1946. Creator: Thelma Kent
Force unfurling, c.1920-1946

Background imageWave Collection: A heavy sea at Moeraki, 1903. Creator: George Edmund Butler

A heavy sea at Moeraki, 1903. Creator: George Edmund Butler
A heavy sea at Moeraki, 1903

Background imageWave Collection: The emigrant ship Amoor driving up the Catwater, Plymouth, in the late gale, 1865. Creator: Smyth

The emigrant ship Amoor driving up the Catwater, Plymouth, in the late gale, 1865. Creator: Smyth
The emigrant ship Amoor driving up the Catwater, Plymouth, in the late gale, 1865. 'The storm which raged so furiously along the coasts of the west of England and Wales on Wednesday week

Background imageWave Collection: The Full rigged ship 'Caribou' off the Otago Coast, Taieri Head on starboard quarter, c1867

The Full rigged ship "Caribou" off the Otago Coast, Taieri Head on starboard quarter, c1867. Creator: Thomas Robertson
The Full rigged ship "Caribou" off the Otago Coast, Taieri Head on starboard quarter, c1867

Background imageWave Collection: Storm at Wellington Heads, c.1908. Creator: Petrus van der Velden

Storm at Wellington Heads, c.1908. Creator: Petrus van der Velden
Storm at Wellington Heads, c.1908. The seaweed gatherers braving the elements and the ferry on the horizon lurching in the stormy swell

Background imageWave Collection: North coast of Crete, from the sea, 1869. Creator: Unknown

North coast of Crete, from the sea, 1869. Creator: Unknown
North coast of Crete, from the sea, 1869. 'Our Special Artist...had an opportunity of seeing the shores of Crete, in his passage from Brindisi to Alexandria...This end of the island is very

Background imageWave Collection: H.M.S. Vigilant on the seven-fathom patch in the Red Sea, 1868. Creator: Unknown

H.M.S. Vigilant on the seven-fathom patch in the Red Sea, 1868. Creator: Unknown
The British Expedition to Abyssinia: H.M.S. Vigilant on the seven-fathom patch in the Red Sea, 1868. Royal Navy despatch-boat '...sending a pilot to a transport just arrived from Calcutta...[She is

Background imageWave Collection: Mount Ida, Island of Crete, 1869. Creator: Unknown

Mount Ida, Island of Crete, 1869. Creator: Unknown
Mount Ida, Island of Crete, 1869. 'Our Special Artist, who has gone as far as the Suez Canal works to make sketches of whatever he finds worthy of being illustrated by this Journal along the New

Background imageWave Collection: 'South Sea Whaling' by Oswald W. Brierly, Exhibition of Water-Colour Drawings, Dudley Gallery

"South Sea Whaling" by Oswald W. Brierly, Exhibition of Water-Colour Drawings, Dudley Gallery, 1868. Creator: W Thomas
"South Sea Whaling" by Oswald W. Brierly, in the General Exhibition of Water-Colour Drawings, Dudley Gallery, 1868. Engraving of a painting

Background imageWave 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 imageWave Collection: 'A Fresh Gale - Mount Orgueil, Jersey', by E. Hayes...Society of British Artists... 1869

"A Fresh Gale - Mount Orgueil, Jersey", by E. Hayes...Society of British Artists... 1869. Creator: Unknown
"A Fresh Gale - Mount Orgueil, Jersey", by E. Hayes, in the exhibition of the Society of British Artists, Suffolk-street, 1869. 'The artist whose picture we engrave, Mr. E



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