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"Journey through Time: Exploring the Rich Tapestry of Tradition" Step back in time to the birth of a nation with the Thirteen original colonies in 1776

Background imageTraditional Collection: Thirteen original colonies in 1776

Thirteen original colonies in 1776
American colonies at the outbreak of the Revolution. Printed color lithograph of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageTraditional Collection: El Jaleo, 1882. Artist: Sargent, John Singer (1856-1925)

El Jaleo, 1882. Artist: Sargent, John Singer (1856-1925)
El Jaleo, 1882. Found in the collection of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston

Background imageTraditional Collection: Battle of Actium, 31 BC

Battle of Actium, 31 BC
Sea battle of Actium, in which Octavius defeated Antony and Cleopatra, 31 BC. Hand colored wodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageTraditional Collection: Antique map of Britain under the Anglo Saxons

Antique map of Britain under the Anglo Saxons

Background imageTraditional Collection: Map of ancient Rome

Map of ancient Rome
City plan of ancient Rome. Lithograph

Background imageTraditional Collection: Johannes Brahms

Johannes Brahms at the piano. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a charcoal drawing

Background imageTraditional Collection: Iceland map, 1800s

Iceland map, 1800s
Map of Iceland, 1870s. Printed color lithograph reproduction of a 19th-century illustratioin

Background imageTraditional Collection: Map of England in 1066

Map of England in 1066
England at the time of the Norman conquest, 1066-1081. Color lithograph of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageTraditional Collection: William and Mary College, 1700s

William and Mary College, 1700s
Early view of William and Mary College, Williamsburg, Virginia, 1700s. Hand-colored 19th-century woodcut reproduction of an earlier illustration

Background imageTraditional Collection: Pilgrims ship Mayflower at sea, 1620

Pilgrims ship Mayflower at sea, 1620
The " Mayflower" bringing the first colonists to Massachusetts, 1620. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageTraditional Collection: Map of England, 1800s

Map of England, 1800s
Map of England and Wales, 1870s. Color lithograph reproduction of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageTraditional Collection: Scotland map, 1870s

Scotland map, 1870s
Map of Scotland, 1870s. Printed color lithograph

Background imageTraditional Collection: Mayflower passengers landing at Plymouth, 1620

Mayflower passengers landing at Plymouth, 1620
Pilgrim landing party from the " Mayflower" in Plymouth harbor, 1620. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageTraditional Collection: Medieval Spain and Portugal map

Medieval Spain and Portugal map
Map of the Iberian Peninsula in the 1300s and 1400s. Printed color lithograph reproduction of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageTraditional Collection: Jesus calming the storm on the Sea of Galilee

Jesus calming the storm on the Sea of Galilee
Jesus calms the waters among frightened disciples in a boat. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageTraditional Collection: Vancouver Island map, 1870s

Vancouver Island map, 1870s
Map of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada, 1870s. Lithograph reproduction of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageTraditional Collection: Oliver Cromwell at Edgehill, English Civil War

Oliver Cromwell at Edgehill, English Civil War
Cromwell in prayer before the Battle of Edgehill, English Civil War, 1642. Hand-colored woodcut reproduction of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageTraditional Collection: British army advancing at the Battle of Waterloo, 1815

British army advancing at the Battle of Waterloo, 1815
Duke of Wellington ordering the entire British line to advance at the Battle of Waterloo, 1815. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageTraditional Collection: First use of anesthesia in surgery, 1846

First use of anesthesia in surgery, 1846
First public demonstration of surgical anesthesia, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, 1846. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a 19th-century illustratioin

Background imageTraditional Collection: Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine, 1870s

Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine, 1870s
Bowdoin College in Maine, 1870s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageTraditional Collection: Last Supper of Jesus and the Apostles

Last Supper of Jesus and the Apostles
Jesus offering the Disciples wine at the Last Supper. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageTraditional Collection: Wigs for English lawyers, 1800s

Wigs for English lawyers, 1800s
Lawyer selecting the proper wig for appearance in court, London, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageTraditional Collection: Odin on his throne

Odin on his throne
Odin, supreme god in Norse mythology. Hand-colored engraving of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageTraditional Collection: Victoria province, Australia, 1800s

Victoria province, Australia, 1800s
Map of Victoria, Australia, 1870s. Color lithograph reproduction of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageTraditional Collection: Ireland map, 1870s

Ireland map, 1870s
Map of Ireland, or Eire, 1870s. Printed color lithograph

Background imageTraditional Collection: William of Orange at the Battle of the Boyne, 1668

William of Orange at the Battle of the Boyne, 1668
William of Orange, later King William III of England, leading the Dutch army in Englands Glorious Revolution. Hand-colored engraving

Background imageTraditional Collection: Court record of testimony at the Salem witch trials, 1692

Court record of testimony at the Salem witch trials, 1692
Record of Titubas testimony at the Salem witchcraft trials, 1690s. Halftone reproduction with a watercolor wash

Background imageTraditional Collection: Bakelite telephone

Bakelite telephone. Dial telephone with bakelite casing. Bakelite, the first plastic to be used for widespread commercial purposes

Background imageTraditional Collection: Singer sewing machine ad, 1890s

Singer sewing machine ad, 1890s
Advertisement for the Singer Automatic sewing machine, 1890s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th century illustration

Background imageTraditional Collection: Erie Canal route

Erie Canal route
Map of the Erie Canal across New York state, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageTraditional Collection: Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln
Portrait of President Abraham Lincoln. Digitally colored engraving of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageTraditional Collection: French uniforms during the Napoleonic Wars

French uniforms during the Napoleonic Wars
French army uniforms: infantry 1814-1825, grenadier 1812-1815, and cavalry 1805-1812. Antique hand-colored print

Background imageTraditional Collection: General Lee and General Jackson before Chancellorsville, US Civil War

General Lee and General Jackson before Chancellorsville, US Civil War
Confederate generals Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson conferring before the battle of Chancellorsville, 1863. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageTraditional Collection: Map of Cape Colony, South Africa

Map of Cape Colony, South Africa
South Africa when a British colony, 1870s. Printed color lithograph of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageTraditional Collection: Antique map, Scotland, Jura, Mull, Argyll, Islay 19th Century

Antique map, Scotland, Jura, Mull, Argyll, Islay 19th Century
Vintage engraving of a Antique map, Scotland, Jura, Mull, Argyll, Islay 19th Century

Background imageTraditional Collection: Beowulf manuscript page

Beowulf manuscript page
Page from the Old English manuscript of " Beowulf" in the British Museum. Woodcut reproduction with a watercolor wash

Background imageTraditional Collection: Viking ship at sea

Viking ship at sea
Norsemen at sea following their raven pilot. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageTraditional Collection: Union Stockyards entrance, Chicago, 1890s

Union Stockyards entrance, Chicago, 1890s
Entrance to the Union Stockyards, Chicago, 1890s. Albertype reproduction of a photograph

Background imageTraditional Collection: First Ferris wheel, Chicago Worlds Fair, 1893

First Ferris wheel, Chicago Worlds Fair, 1893
Ferris wheel -250 feet in diameter, 36 cars - at the Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageTraditional Collection: Blowing glass in a British factory, 1800s

Blowing glass in a British factory, 1800s
Workers in a crown-glass factory, Great Britain, early 1800s. Hand-colored engraving of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageTraditional Collection: Bay of Naples, Italy, 1800s

Bay of Naples, Italy, 1800s
Bay of Naples in the mid-1800s. Color lithograph of a 19th-century Samuel Read illustration

Background imageTraditional Collection: Newfoundland, 1870s

Newfoundland, 1870s
Map of Newfoundland, Canada, 1870s. Printed color lithograph

Background imageTraditional Collection: Coal mine in England, 1850s

Coal mine in England, 1850s
Removing coal in the Bradley mine, Staffordshire, England, 1850s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th century illustration

Background imageTraditional Collection: Oklahoma Territory opened to settlers, 1891

Oklahoma Territory opened to settlers, 1891
Homesteaders charge at the start signal, western Oklahoma Land Rush, 1891. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageTraditional Collection: Buffalo soldier drinking from his canteen

Buffalo soldier drinking from his canteen on a desert march. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century Frederic Remington illustration

Background imageTraditional Collection: Buffalo soldiers charging to the rescue

Buffalo soldiers charging to the rescue
Captain Dodges black troopers to the rescue in the west. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century Frederic Remington illustration

Background imageTraditional Collection: Chicago Worlds Fair, 1893

Chicago Worlds Fair, 1893
Court of Honor and central basin of the Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893. Albertype reproduction of a photograph

Background imageTraditional Collection: Jonathan Edwards

Jonathan Edwards
Evangelist Jonathan Edwards, with his autograph. Digitally colored engraving




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"Journey through Time: Exploring the Rich Tapestry of Tradition" Step back in time to the birth of a nation with the Thirteen original colonies in 1776, where dreams and aspirations took flight on American soil. Uncover ancient secrets as you trace your fingers along an antique map of Britain under the Anglo Saxons, revealing tales of conquest and cultural exchange. Immerse yourself in the grandeur of Rome's glorious past with a captivating map that unveils its majestic empire, reminding us of its enduring influence on civilization. Transport yourself to the hallowed halls of William and Mary College in the 1700s, where knowledge was nurtured and minds were shaped for generations to come. Feel the soul-stirring melodies resonate within as you delve into Johannes Brahms' musical genius, capturing emotions that transcend time itself. Embark on a treacherous voyage aboard Mayflower at sea in 1620 alongside brave Pilgrims seeking religious freedom amidst stormy seas and uncertain horizons. Witness history unfold before your eyes with a mesmerizing map showcasing England's transformation after William the Conqueror's triumph in 1066 - forever altering its destiny. Traverse icy landscapes as you explore an enchanting Iceland map from the 1800s, discovering untamed beauty frozen in time beneath rugged terrains. Unveil Scotland's rich heritage etched upon a vintage map from the 1870s - each contour telling stories steeped in bravery, resilience, and indomitable spirit. Delight in nostalgia while perusing an exquisite English map from centuries ago; every intricate detail whispers tales of bygone eras waiting to be discovered anew. Marvel at Vancouver Island's pristine shores through an evocative map from the 1870s - tracing paths once trodden by intrepid explorers who sought new frontiers beyond imagination’s grasp.