Maps, Ships and Architecture

Historical Prints

HISTORICAL PRINT COLLECTION

Written and Edited by F. Carrington Weems II
Artwork Owned by F. Carrington Weems II
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GREAT FIRE OF GALVESTON

M. Strickland & Co. Blank Book Manufacturers Birds Eye View showing the great fire in Galveston, Texas Rare

M. Strickland & Co.
Blank Book Manufacturers
Birds Eye View showing the great fire in Galveston, Texas
Rare

FRANK LESLIES ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER
BIRDS EYE VIEW OF GALVESTON, TEXAS

May 31, 1890 With Insets in Color Beautiful and rare.

May 31, 1890
With Insets in Color
Beautiful and rare.

PORTSMOUTH HARBOUR & DOCK YARD IN 1853

Ship “Duke of Wellington” with 131 guns Published by Roberts & Leete, Ltd. London Old

Ship “Duke of Wellington” with 131 guns
Published by Roberts & Leete, Ltd. London
Old

SHEERNESS IN 1850

Men of War fitting out at Sheerness – Guardship Saluting Drawn by G. H. Andrews Published by Roberts & Leete, Ltd. London

Men of War fitting out at Sheerness – Guardship Saluting
Drawn by G. H. Andrews
Published by Roberts & Leete, Ltd. London

HARRIET LANE

Surprise and Capture of The United States Steamer by the Confederates under General Magruder in Galveston Harbor, Texas January 1, 1863 “Battle of Galveston”

Surprise and Capture of The United States Steamer by the Confederates under General Magruder in Galveston Harbor, Texas
January 1, 1863
“Battle of Galveston”

THE JETTY WORKS OF
GALVESTON HARBOR, TEXAS

April 15, 1876 By Scientific America Supplement No. 16

April 15, 1876
By Scientific America Supplement
No. 16

THE RACE FOR THE “AMERICA CUP”

Coming up from Sandy Hook Featuring “The Atlanta,” “The Tidal Wave,” “The Mischief” and “The Grace” 1881 Hand-Colored Wood Engraving from Harper’s Weekly

Coming up from Sandy Hook
Featuring “The Atlanta,” “The Tidal Wave,” “The Mischief” and “The Grace”
1881
Hand-Colored Wood Engraving
from Harper’s Weekly

THE UNITED STATES STEAM FRIGATE: MERRIMAC

Hand-Colored Wood Engraving 1856 From Ballou’s Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion

Hand-Colored Wood Engraving
1856
From Ballou’s Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion

ADMIRAL FARRAGUT’S FLEET
BOMBARDING FORT MORGAN

Hand-Colored Wood Engraving 1864 From Harper’s Weekly

Hand-Colored Wood Engraving
1864
From Harper’s Weekly

STEAMER DAY IN NEW YORK

Hand-Colored Wood Engraving 1889 From Harper’s Weekly

Hand-Colored Wood Engraving
1889
From Harper’s Weekly

THE REGATTA OF THE
EASTERN YACHT CLUB
OFF MARBLEHEAD, MASSACHUSETTS

Hand-Colored Engraving 1886 From Harper’s Weekly

Hand-Colored Engraving
1886
From Harper’s Weekly

THE CONFEDERATE
PRIVATEER STEAMER “ALABAMA”

Commanded by Captain Raphael Semmes 1862

Commanded by Captain Raphael Semmes
1862

THE REBELS, OR TAIPINGS, AT NANKIN OPENING
FIRE UPON THE “LEE” GUN BOAT

From The Illustrated London News April 2, 1859 Hand-Colored

From The Illustrated London News
April 2, 1859
Hand-Colored

COMMODORE FARRAGUT’S
SQUADRON AND CAPTAIN PORTER’S MORTAR FLEET
ENTERING THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER

May 17, 1862 From Harper’s Weekly

May 17, 1862
From Harper’s Weekly

THE REBEL STEAMER “MERRIMAC”
RUNNING DOWN THE FRIGATE “CUMBERLAND”
OFF NEWPORT NEWS
THE ERICSSON BATTERY “MONITOR”
DRIVING OFF THE “MERRIMAC”

March 22, 1862 The Harper’s Weekly

March 22, 1862
The Harper’s Weekly

THE NAVAL REVIEW AT
KEY WEST TORPEDO PRACTICE

Drawn by Granville Perkin’s on Board the Warbash From Harper’s Weekly April 11, 1874

Drawn by Granville Perkin’s on Board the Warbash
From Harper’s Weekly
April 11, 1874

NEW YORK TRIBUNE
TITANIC SINKS
APRIL 16, 1912

new york times

VICTORIA AND ALBERT I
AND “AMERICA” 1851

Printed by Beric Tempest, Great Britain 1994

Printed by Beric Tempest, Great Britain
1994

MITCHELL AND CROADALE
SUCCESSORS TO G. W. RIDGEWAY & CO.

Dealers in Sperm, Whale, Lard & Tanners Oil, Candles, Rice & c No. 30 Nth Wharves, Above Arch Street, Philadephia Hand Colored Print

Dealers in Sperm, Whale, Lard & Tanners Oil, Candles, Rice & c
No. 30 Nth Wharves, Above Arch Street, Philadephia
Hand Colored Print

FOREST FIRE ON THE BANKS OF THE RED RIVER

 Drawn by W. A. Rogers 1878 Wood Engraving, Hand Colored from Harper’s Weekly


Drawn by W. A. Rogers
1878
Wood Engraving, Hand Colored from Harper’s Weekly

BIRD’S EYE VIEW OF
PLAN FOR RAIL AND WATER TERMINALS TEXAS CITY, TEXAS

Texas City Transportation Company; 1909

Texas City Transportation Company; 1909

CAPTURE OF AUSTRIAN
MERCHANTMEN BY THE BOAT OF THE FRENCH

From The Illustrated London News June 4, 1859 Hand Colored

From The Illustrated London News
June 4, 1859
Hand Colored

THE PET PARROTT OF THE UNITED STATES
STEAMER “RICHMOND” IN A STORM

May 14, 1864 From Harper’s Weekly

May 14, 1864
From Harper’s Weekly

THE NORTH
ATLANTIC SQUADRON
“FORM DOUBLE COLUMN”
“HEADS OF DIVISIONS, LEFT TURN!”

Drawn by R. F. Zogbaum 1895 From Harper’s Weekly

Drawn by R. F. Zogbaum
1895
From Harper’s Weekly

THE DECK OF A MODERN IRON-CLAD

Drawn from an instantaneous photograph Taken from the mast of another ship From Supplement of Harper’s Bazaar September 13, 1890

Drawn from an instantaneous photograph
Taken from the mast of another ship
From Supplement of Harper’s Bazaar
September 13, 1890

THE “DUNDERBERG”
THE GREATEST MAN-OF-WAR IN THE WORLD
AS SHE NOW APPEARS IN WILLIAM H. WEBB’S SHIPYARD

From Harper’s Weekly November 14, 1863

From Harper’s Weekly
November 14, 1863

HARPER’S HISTORY OF THE GREAT REBELLION

November 1863 The Attack on Sabine Pass Landing of Bank’s Expedition on Brazos Santiago Confederate Evacuation of Brownsville

November 1863
The Attack on Sabine Pass
Landing of Bank’s Expedition on Brazos Santiago
Confederate Evacuation of Brownsville

THE SOLVING OF THE GALVESTON PROBLEM

A new Railroad Pier at La Porte A schooner load of pioneers landing at La Porte Buffalo Bayou at the Head of Navigation From Harper’s Weekly 1901

A new Railroad Pier at La Porte
A schooner load of pioneers landing at La Porte
Buffalo Bayou at the Head of Navigation
From Harper’s Weekly
1901

ATTACK OF THE REBELS
UPON OUR GUN-BOAT FLOTILLA

At Galveston, Texas January 1, 1863 Sketch by our Special Artist From Harper’s Weekly January 20, 1855

At Galveston, Texas
January 1, 1863
Sketch by our Special Artist
From Harper’s Weekly
January 20, 1855

BALLOU’S PICTORIAL
UNITED STATES REVENUE CUTTER BOSTON

January 20, 1855

January 20, 1855

DEPARTURE OF THE FLYING SQUADRON
FROM THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS
March 31, 1855

departure

REBUILDING GALVESTON
THE GREAT GULF PORT OF THE SOUTH

From Leslie’s Weekly February 1, 1906

From Leslie’s Weekly
February 1, 1906

THE GREAT EASTERN PICKING UP THE
ATLANTIC TELEGRAPH CABLE OF 1865

From The Illustrated London News October 13, 1866

From The Illustrated London News
October 13, 1866

A VERY PERFECT VIEW
OF THE NEW CALORIC SHIP, “ERICSSON”

From Gleason’s Pictorial Boston, Saturday, January 20, 1853

From Gleason’s Pictorial
Boston, Saturday, January 20, 1853

HOUSTON, TEXAS
SKETCHED BY THEODORE R. DAVIS
THE STRAND, OR MAIN STREET, GALVESTON, TEXAS
SKETCHED BY T. R. DAVIS

Custom House, Galveston, Texas By T. R. Davis In color From Harper’s Weekly October 27, 1866

Custom House, Galveston, Texas
By T. R. Davis
In color
From Harper’s Weekly
October 27, 1866

THE DESTRUCTION OF GALVESTON

Drawn by G. W. Peters From Telegraphic Reports From Harper’s Weekly September 22, 1900

Drawn by G. W. Peters
From Telegraphic Reports
From Harper’s Weekly
September 22, 1900

THE NEW MASTLESS
STEAMSHIP, “METEOR”
RECENT MARINE INVENTIONS

Drawn by J. O. Davidson From Harper’s Weekly October 7, 1882

Drawn by J. O. Davidson
From Harper’s Weekly
October 7, 1882

THE YELLOW FEVER PANIC AT GALVESTON

By “Our Special Artist,” Jas E. Taylor From Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper November 2, 1867

By “Our Special Artist,” Jas E. Taylor
From Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper
November 2, 1867

DEPARTURE OF THE BALTIC FLEET FROM SPITHEAD

With all ships named below picture From The Illustrated London News April 14, 1855

With all ships named below picture
From The Illustrated London News
April 14, 1855

THE STEAMSHIP
“CAMBRIA” WRECKED OFF COAST OF IRELAND
THE MISSISSIPPI STEAMBOAT “NATCHEZ”
THE MISSISSIPPI
STEAMBOAT “ROBERT E. LEE”

From Harper’s Weekly November 12, 1870

From Harper’s Weekly
November 12, 1870

THE TOWN OF PERRYVILLE, KENTUCKY
SCENE OF RECENT BATTLE
THE PIRATE “ALABAMA,” ALIAS “290” CERTIFIED TO BE
CORRECT BY CAPTAIN MAGAR OF THE “BRILLIANT”

From Harper’s Weekly November 1, 1862

From Harper’s Weekly
November 1, 1862

THE “ALABAMA” DESTROYING THE
“TEXAS STAR” OR “MARTABAN”
IN THE MALACCA STRAITS

From a sketch by Allen Young, R.N. April 2, 1864

From a sketch by Allen Young, R.N.
April 2, 1864

FORT TAYLOR, KEY WEST, FLORIDA

From Harper’s Weekly March 2, 1851

From Harper’s Weekly
March 2, 1851

DESTRUCTION OF THE CLIPPER SHIP “JACOB BELL”
BY THE BRITISH PIRATE “FLORIDA”

From Harper’s Weekly March 21, 1863

From Harper’s Weekly
March 21, 1863

THE UNITED STATES IRON-CLAD “PASSAIC”
AS SHE WILL APPEAR AT SEA

From Harper’s Weekly December 6, 1862

From Harper’s Weekly
December 6, 1862

INTERIOR OF THE TURRET OF THE “PASSAIC”

From Harper’s Weekly December 6, 1862

From Harper’s Weekly
December 6, 1862

THE NAVAL CONTEST OFF CHERBOURG
BETWEEN THE “ALABAMA”
AND THE “KEARSARG”
JUNE 19, 1864

From Harper’s Weekly July 16, 1864

From Harper’s Weekly
July 16, 1864

OUR PRIZE FLEET,
CONSISTING OF BRITISH VESSELS
CAPTURED WHILE TRYING TO RUN THE BLOCKADE

From Harper’s Weekly October 18, 1862

From Harper’s Weekly
October 18, 1862

FLEET TARGET PRACTICE, FLORIDA BAY

The Naval Review – Key West, From Martello Tower, Fort Taylor and Fleet in the Distance Drawn by Granville Perkins From Harper’s Weekly April 18, 1874

The Naval Review – Key West, From Martello Tower, Fort Taylor and Fleet in the Distance
Drawn by Granville Perkins
From Harper’s Weekly
April 18, 1874

THE NORTH ATLANTIC SQUADRON AT BAR HARBOR

Drawn by R. F. Zogbaum September 7, 1895

Drawn by R. F. Zogbaum
September 7, 1895

THE UNITED STATES CRUISER “CINCINNATI”
THE OPENING OF THE HARLEM RIVER SHIP-CANAL

June 17th Naval Precession about to enter the canal Drawn by W. Louis Sonntag From Harper’s Weekly

June 17th
Naval Precession about to enter the canal
Drawn by W. Louis Sonntag
From Harper’s Weekly

ESCAPE OF THE FRIGATE “CONSTITUTION”
AFTER THREE DAYS CHASE BY BRITISH SHIPS

Drawn by J. O. Davidson From Harper’s Weekly December 31, 1881

Drawn by J. O. Davidson
From Harper’s Weekly
December 31, 1881

THE FOREIGN MEN-OF-WAR IN OUR HARBOR

From Harper’s Weekly November 8, 1862

From Harper’s Weekly
November 8, 1862

THE STEAMSHIP “ATLANTIC”
WRECKED ON MARS HEAD
ON THE MORNING OF APRIL 1, 1873

From Harper’s Weekly Hand-Colored April 19, 1873

From Harper’s Weekly
Hand-Colored
April 19, 1873

THE NEW STEAM-CATAMARAN “HENRY W. LONGFELLOW”
Drawn by J. O. Davidson

THE STEAM YACHTS “CORSAIR” AND “STRANGER”
Drawn by F. S. Cozzens

From Harper’s Weekly August 7, 1880

From Harper’s Weekly
August 7, 1880

“VICTORIA AND ALBERT”
YACHT ENTERING CHERBOURG HARBOUR

From The Illustrated News of the World Hand-Colored August 14, 1858

From The Illustrated News of the World
Hand-Colored
August 14, 1858

THE ROYAL YACHT
“VICTORIA AND ALBERT”
WITH PRINCESS ALEXANDER AND SUITE ON BOARD
LEAVING SHORE FOR GRAVES END, ENGLAND,
MARCH 7, THE BRITISH CONVOY
FIRING A ROYAL SALUTE

From Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper Hand-Colored April 11, 1863

From Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper
Hand-Colored
April 11, 1863

FARRAGUT’S VICTORY IN MOBILE BAY
THE CAPTURE OF THE REBEL RAM “TENNESSEE”

Sketch by Robert Weir From Harper’s Weekly September 10, 1864

Sketch by Robert Weir
From Harper’s Weekly
September 10, 1864

GRAND YACHT REGATTA OFF COWE,
ISLE OF WIGHT, IN THE BRITISH CANNEL
THE CELEBRATED YACHT “AMERICA,”
OF THE NEW YORK YACHT CLUB
WINNER OF THE PRIZE OPEN TO ALL NATIONS

Hand-Colored, Undergraving Nicely Matted From Gleason’s Pictorial Drawing Room Companion

Hand-Colored, Undergraving
Nicely Matted
From Gleason’s Pictorial Drawing Room Companion

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