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Boat Collection (page 6)

"Journey through Time: The Enduring Symbolism of the Boat" Step aboard as we embark on a captivating voyage through history, exploring the profound significance of boats

Background imageBoat Collection: Bridge On the River Tamar

Bridge On the River Tamar
The Royal Albert Bridge, over the River Tamar at Saltash, Cornwall, 1869. Designed by British engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel, it was completed in 1859. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Background imageBoat Collection: Tower Bridge jams in summer heat

Tower Bridge jams in summer heat
Tower Bridge, London, jams when the metal expands in the summer heat on 2 July 1968. The bridge is closed for two hours while firefighters cool it down with their hoses

Background imageBoat Collection: Fishing and pleasure boats moored in harbour, looking towards Tresco, Town Beach, Hugh Town, St

Fishing and pleasure boats moored in harbour, looking towards Tresco, Town Beach, Hugh Town, St. Mary s, Isles of Scilly, England, september

Background imageBoat Collection: Boathouse and boats at edge of reservoir, created in 1797-1798 to supply water for West Midlands

Boathouse and boats at edge of reservoir, created in 1797-1798 to supply water for West Midlands canal system, Rudyard Lake, Rudyard, Staffordshire, England, june

Background imageBoat Collection: Manchester Ship Canal, 19th century

Manchester Ship Canal, 19th century
Manchester Ship Canal, 19th-century artwork. This canal, constructed between 1887 and 1893, opened on 1 January 1894. It provided a route for shipping from the Mersey Estuary to Manchester, UK

Background imageBoat Collection: View across sea loch from Port Appin - Argyll, Scotland

View across sea loch from Port Appin - Argyll, Scotland
DK-109 View across sea loch from Port Appin Argyll, Scotland. David Kilbey Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only and may not be reproduced in anyway

Background imageBoat Collection: Royal Naval College CC53_00158

Royal Naval College CC53_00158
ROYAL NAVAL COLLEGE, Greenwich, London. A view of the Royal Naval College from the opposite bank of the Thames with a moored barge in the foreground

Background imageBoat Collection: Rowing boats at Waterhead Ambleside on Lake Windermere at sunset in the Lake District UK

Rowing boats at Waterhead Ambleside on Lake Windermere at sunset in the Lake District UK
Ashley Cooper / SpecialistStock

Background imageBoat Collection: Boats, houses and harbour, evening, Tenby Harbour, Pembrokeshire, Wales, UK, Europe

Boats, houses and harbour, evening, Tenby Harbour, Pembrokeshire, Wales, UK, Europe
Andrew Davies / SpecialistStock

Background imageBoat Collection: Lake Windermere in the Lake District UK

Lake Windermere in the Lake District UK
Ashley Cooper / SpecialistStock

Background imageBoat Collection: Upnor Castle K960783

Upnor Castle K960783
UPNOR CASTLE, Kent. View of the castle from across the Medway

Background imageBoat Collection: Massey Shaw fireboat on the River Thames

Massey Shaw fireboat on the River Thames with the Houses of Parliament in the background

Background imageBoat Collection: Boats moored in town harbour at sunset, Tarbert, Kintyre Peninsula, Loch Fyne, Argyll and Bute

Boats moored in town harbour at sunset, Tarbert, Kintyre Peninsula, Loch Fyne, Argyll and Bute, Scotland, october

Background imageBoat Collection: Fireboat Massey Shaw with eight hoses pumping

Fireboat Massey Shaw with eight hoses pumping

Background imageBoat Collection: Thelwall Viaduct, UK

Thelwall Viaduct, UK
Thelwall Viaduct, Warrington, Cheshire, UK. This bridge carries the M6 motorway across the River Mersey and the Manchester Ship Canal

Background imageBoat Collection: Soviet lunar craft Zond 5, 1968

Soviet lunar craft Zond 5, 1968
Soviet lunar exploration craft Zond 5, being taken onboard the ship Vasilli Golovnin in Russia, 1968. Zond 5 was intended to be a precursor for Soviet manned Moon missions

Background imageBoat Collection: Cruise ship in a fjord, Norway

Cruise ship in a fjord, Norway
Cruise ship in the Geiranger fjord, Norway. This fjord is one of Norways most visited tourist sites and was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2005

Background imageBoat Collection: GPAC2A-00005

GPAC2A-00005
Island of Krakatoa before its destruction when its volcano erupted in 1883. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageBoat Collection: Jaguar E-Type V12 Roadster

Jaguar E-Type V12 Roadster

Background imageBoat Collection: Formula One World Championship: Reigning World Motorcycle Champion Barry Sheene on a boat with

Formula One World Championship: Reigning World Motorcycle Champion Barry Sheene on a boat with reigning World Formula
(L-R) Reigning World Motorcycle Champion Barry Sheene (GBR) on a boat with reigning World Formula One Champion James Hunt (GBR) McLaren

Background imageBoat Collection: Deck of Pont Aven ferry, Brittany Ferries, Plymouth to Roscoff crossing, Atlantic Ocean

Deck of Pont Aven ferry, Brittany Ferries, Plymouth to Roscoff crossing, Atlantic Ocean
Andrew Davies / SpecialistStock

Background imageBoat Collection: Malta - Spinola Bay - once a thriving fishing port, but in recent years tourism has taken over

Malta - Spinola Bay - once a thriving fishing port, but in recent years tourism has taken over
DAD-1855 Malta - Spinola Bay - once a thriving fishing port, but in recent years tourism has taken over. The brighly coloured traditional Maltese fishing boats are called "Luzzu". November

Background imageBoat Collection: Model of the Victory, Nelsons Ship at Trafalgar

Model of the Victory, Nelsons Ship at Trafalgar

Background imageBoat Collection: Ferry at Bury, 1931

Ferry at Bury, 1931
Ferryman and his wife crossing the river Arun Photograph by George Garland Garland Collection West Sussex Record Office Ref No: Garland N4507

Background imageBoat Collection: Boats at Teignmouth looking towards Shaldon, Devon, UK

Boats at Teignmouth looking towards Shaldon, Devon, UK For commercial use please contact Photoslot at website:photoslot email: info@photoslot skype: photoslot

Background imageBoat Collection: Boats at Teignmouth looking towards Shaldon, Devon, UK

Boats at Teignmouth looking towards Shaldon, Devon, UK For commercial use please contact Photoslot at website:photoslot email: info@photoslot skype: photoslot

Background imageBoat Collection: Sailing Boats in Ravenglass Cumbria at sunset UK

Sailing Boats in Ravenglass Cumbria at sunset UK
Ashley Cooper / SpecialistStock

Background imageBoat Collection: Devonport Dockyard, Plymouth a42_01082

Devonport Dockyard, Plymouth a42_01082
Devonport Dockyard, South Yard, Covered Slip No. 1, Devonport, Plymouth. The interior of No. 1 covered slip in the South Yard of Devonport Dockyard

Background imageBoat Collection: Turkish bath, RMS Olympic BL24990_042

Turkish bath, RMS Olympic BL24990_042
The cooling room of the Turkish bath, RMS Olympic, White Star Line, 1920-21. The Olympic was sister ship to the ill-fated Titanic and Britannic

Background imageBoat Collection: 3-berth cabin, RMS Olympic BL24990_031

3-berth cabin, RMS Olympic BL24990_031
The 3 berth cabin D23, RMS Olympic, White Star Line, 1920-21. The Olympic was sister ship to the ill-fated Titanic and Britannic

Background imageBoat Collection: Caribbean Princess cruise ship at harbour, with yachts in foreground, Holyhead, Holy Island

Caribbean Princess cruise ship at harbour, with yachts in foreground, Holyhead, Holy Island, Anglesey, Wales, August

Background imageBoat Collection: Colonists arrival at Jamestown, Virginia, 1607

Colonists arrival at Jamestown, Virginia, 1607
First settlers building Jamestown, Virginia Colony, 1607. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageBoat Collection: Tilbury Docks a001349

Tilbury Docks a001349
The Strathaird moored at dockside with its mast reflected in a puddle in the foreground. The ship was built in 1932 and scrapped in 1967. Photographed by Stanley W Rawlings. Date range: 1945-1965

Background imageBoat Collection: Lymnmouth Harbour on the north Devon Coast, UK

Lymnmouth Harbour on the north Devon Coast, UK
Ashley Cooper / SpecialistStock

Background imageBoat Collection: Dominican Republic - Port de Samana (Hispaniola)

Dominican Republic - Port de Samana (Hispaniola)
WAT-1476 Dominican Republic - Port de Samana (Hispaniola) M. Watson Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only and may not be reproduced in any way

Background imageBoat Collection: Great White Shark With other fish, South Australia

Great White Shark With other fish, South Australia
DSE-125 Great White / White / White Pointer SHARK - with other fish South Australia Carcharodon carcharias Douglas David Seifert Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only

Background imageBoat Collection: Phoenician ship in the Mediterranean

Phoenician ship in the Mediterranean
Phoenician galley passing the Rock of Gibraltar. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageBoat Collection: 1st class saloon, RMS Olympic BL24990_037

1st class saloon, RMS Olympic BL24990_037
The 1st Class saloon, RMS Olympic, White Star Line, 1920-21. The Olympic was sister ship to the ill-fated Titanic and Britannic

Background imageBoat Collection: Naval warships moored in Barrow Dock for refitting. It would make sense for the world to reign

Naval warships moored in Barrow Dock for refitting. It would make sense for the world to reign back its spending
Ashley Cooper / SpecialistStock

Background imageBoat Collection: Yacht racing sport art 24

Yacht racing sport art 24
Justyna Jaszke

Background imageBoat Collection: Portscatho harbour, Gerrans, Cornwall. 1901

Portscatho harbour, Gerrans, Cornwall. 1901
Portscatho harbour and residents, looking outwards towards the sea. In this photograph, the harbours breakwater is visible. Photographer: Herbert Hughes

Background imageBoat Collection: Rafting furs from the northwoods to market

Rafting furs from the northwoods to market
Fur traders steering a raft through rapids of a river. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageBoat Collection: White men bringing cleanliness to native cultures, 1890s

White men bringing cleanliness to native cultures, 1890s
" White mans burden" is to teach cleanliness, described in a Pears Soap ad, 1890s. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageBoat Collection: Boy Rowing out from Rocky Shore, Henry Scott Tuke (1858-1929)

Boy Rowing out from Rocky Shore, Henry Scott Tuke (1858-1929)
Oil on canvas, Newlyn School, 1890. Henry Scott Tuke was born into a Quaker family in Lawrence Street, York. In 1859 the family moved to Falmouth, where his father Daniel Tuke, a physician

Background imageBoat Collection: The outer harbour, Mevagissey, Cornwall. Around 1920s or early 1930s

The outer harbour, Mevagissey, Cornwall. Around 1920s or early 1930s
Shipping in the outer harbour at Mevagissey with the Fal pleasure steamer Victor alongside lighthouse quay. Victor was in use between 1898 and 1934

Background imageBoat Collection: 1st class entrance, RMS Olympic BL24990_001

1st class entrance, RMS Olympic BL24990_001
The First Class entrance (Boat Deck), RMS Olympic, White Star Line, 1920-21. The Olympic was sister ship to the ill-fated Titanic and Britannic

Background imageBoat Collection: 2nd class cabin, RMS Olympic BL24990_044

2nd class cabin, RMS Olympic BL24990_044
A 2nd class two berth cabin, RMS Olympic, White Star Line, 1920-21. The Olympic was sister ship to the ill-fated Titanic and Britannic

Background imageBoat Collection: Cafe Parisien, RMS Olympic BL24990_009

Cafe Parisien, RMS Olympic BL24990_009
The Cafe Parisien, RMS Olympic, White Star Line, 1920-21. The Olympic was sister ship to the ill-fated Titanic and Britannic




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"Journey through Time: The Enduring Symbolism of the Boat" Step aboard as we embark on a captivating voyage through history, exploring the profound significance of boats. From South Shields LNER poster (1923-1947) to London Docks in 1958, these vessels have left an indelible mark on our collective consciousness. Like Hokusai's iconic "The Great Wave off Kanagawa, " boats ride atop mighty waves, symbolizing resilience and courage in the face of adversity. They embody humanity's eternal struggle against nature's forces, reminding us that even amidst chaos, hope prevails. London Docks (1958 EAW071687) capture bustling maritime activity; ships laden with dreams and aspirations docked at their final destination. These docks were witness to countless stories - tales of trade, exploration, and human connection woven into their very fabric. In contrast, an engraving of Marble Hill House J900203 transports us to serene waters where leisurely boat rides offer solace from the demands of everyday life. Here lies a reminder that they are not solely vehicles for commerce but also gateways to tranquility and escape. Dunbar Wharf in Limehouse (a002456) reveals a gritty reality; its weathered boats tell tales of laborious work along London's waterways. A testament to human ingenuity and perseverance against industrial backdrops - they speak volumes about our ability to adapt and thrive amidst change. DE JONGH’s depiction of Old London Bridge K080027 showcases a time when bridges were integral parts journeys – connecting communities physically while fostering unity metaphorically. Boats became symbols bridging divides between people separated by vast expanses. Pilgrims' ship Mayflower at sea (1620), Sutton Hoo ship burial J910330 or Jesus calming the storm on the Sea of Galilee depict moments where boats transcend mere transportation devices – becoming vessels of hope, faith, and salvation.