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Prairie Collection

Background imagePrairie Collection: Wilbur and Orville Wright with their second powered machine

Wilbur and Orville Wright with their second powered machine; Huffman Prairie, Dayton, Ohio. Date 1904 May

Background imagePrairie Collection: The Parley, 1903, by Frederic Remington (1861-1909)

The Parley, 1903, by Frederic Remington (1861-1909)
Frederic Remington (1861-1909). American painter. The Parley, 1903

Background imagePrairie Collection: Close-up view of machine on launching track at Huffman Prair

Close-up view of machine on launching track at Huffman Prairie, Dayton, Ohio. Date 1904 June or July

Background imagePrairie Collection: Front view of flight 41, Orville flying to the left at a hei

Front view of flight 41, Orville flying to the left at a height of about 60 feet; Huffman Prairie, Dayton, Ohio. Date 1905 Sept. 29

Background imagePrairie Collection: Basilique from La Prairie, Lourdes, Pyrenees, France

Basilique from La Prairie, Lourdes, Pyrenees, France. Date between ca. 1890 and ca. 1900

Background imagePrairie Collection: Plane trees of Godfrey of Bouillon. Prairie of Buyukdere

Plane trees of Godfrey of Bouillon. Prairie of Buyukdere
Ottoman Empire. Turkey. 40 plane trees of Godfrey of Bouillon. Prairie of Buyukdere. According to tradition the field tent of Godfrey of Bouillon was installed next to the tree during the camping of

Background imagePrairie Collection: 40 plane trees of Godfrey of Bouillon. Prairie of Buyukdere

40 plane trees of Godfrey of Bouillon. Prairie of Buyukdere
Ottoman Empire. Turkey. 40 plane trees of Godfrey of Bouillon. Prairie of Buyukdere. According to tradition the field tent of Godfrey of Bouillon was installed next to the tree during the camping of

Background imagePrairie Collection: Native American Sioux Indians fleeing a prairie fire

Native American Sioux Indians fleeing a prairie fire Date: 1908

Background imagePrairie Collection: Prairie Avenue, Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA

Prairie Avenue, Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA. Date: 1913

Background imagePrairie Collection: McDonnell Douglas C-9B Skytrain II 161530

McDonnell Douglas C-9B Skytrain II 161530
United States Navy - McDonnell Douglas C-9B Skytrain II 161530 - RY - City of Grand Prairie (msn 48166, DC-9-32-CF), of Fleet Logistics Support Squadron 59 (VR-59), at RAF Mildenhall. Date: circa 2005

Background imagePrairie Collection: Prairie warbler, Setophaga discolor

Prairie warbler, Setophaga discolor. Chromolithograph after an illustration by Edwin Sheppard from Thomas George Gentrys Nests and Eggs of the Birds of the United States, J.A

Background imagePrairie Collection: Razorbill or lesser auk, Alca torda

Razorbill or lesser auk, Alca torda. Chromolithograph after an illustration by Edwin Sheppard from Thomas George Gentrys Nests and Eggs of the Birds of the United States, J.A

Background imagePrairie Collection: Upright prairie coneflower or Mexican hat

Upright prairie coneflower or Mexican hat, Ratibida columnifera (Painted-rayed obeliscaria, Obeliscaria columnaris pulcherrima). Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Weddell after J.T

Background imagePrairie Collection: Edible tubers, Tubercules alimentaires

Edible tubers, Tubercules alimentaires. Purple woodsorrel, Oxalis purpurea, Jerusalem artichoke, Helianthus tuberosus, papalisa or olluco, Ullucus tuberosus, yamaimo or mountain yam

Background imagePrairie Collection: Rescuegrass or Schraders bromegrass, Bromus catharticus

Rescuegrass or Schraders bromegrass, Bromus catharticus
Rescuegrass, or Schraders bromegrass, Bromus catharticus, Bromus schraderi, Brome de Schrader. Handcoloured steel engraving by Debray after a botanical illustration by Edouard Maubert from Pierre

Background imagePrairie Collection: Prairie dog species

Prairie dog species
Prairie dog variety, perhaps Cynomys species (Prairie marmot, Arctomys? ludoviciani). Illustration by Charles Hamilton Smith

Background imagePrairie Collection: Marmot diana

Marmot diana, unknown variety of groundhog or prairie dog, based on a specimen drawn by Howitt at Exeter-Change. Handcoloured copperplate engraving from Edward Griffiths The Animal Kingdom by

Background imagePrairie Collection: Wild flax, Linum lewisii

Wild flax, Linum lewisii
Le Lin sauvage. Wild flax, Linum lewisii. Handcoloured etching from Pierre Joseph Buchoz Collection precieuse et enluminee des fleurs les plus belles et les plus curieuses

Background imagePrairie Collection: Prairie sage, Salvia azurea

Prairie sage, Salvia azurea (Narrow-leaved sage, Salvia angustifolia). Handcoloured copperplate engraving by S. Watts after an illustration by Miss Sarah Drake from Sydenham Edwards Botanical

Background imagePrairie Collection: COYOTE

COYOTE
The Prairie Wolf - with one leg caught in a trap Date: circa 1820

Background imagePrairie Collection: PRAIRIE FIRE / MISSOURI

PRAIRIE FIRE / MISSOURI
A prairie fire Date: circa 1830

Background imagePrairie Collection: FLEEING PRAIRIE FIRE

FLEEING PRAIRIE FIRE
Indians flee a prairie fire, Missouri. Date: circa 1830

Background imagePrairie Collection: Native American Indian Buffalo Hunt

Native American Indian Buffalo Hunt

Background imagePrairie Collection: Indians hunting bison

Indians hunting bison. Engraving. 19th century

Background imagePrairie Collection: North American prairie wolf or coyote, Canis latrans

North American prairie wolf or coyote, Canis latrans.. Handcolored engraving on steel by William Lizars from a drawing by Colonel Charles Hamilton Smith from Sir William Jardines Naturalists Library

Background imagePrairie Collection: Globe aerostatique. Dedie e Monsieur Charles. Cette machine

Globe aerostatique. Dedie e Monsieur Charles. Cette machine est represente icis elevant pour la seconde fois au milieu de la Prairie de Nesle, ou il venoit de descendre, accompagne de Mr. Robert

Background imagePrairie Collection: The Scouting Party, 1851. By Willim Tlee Ranney (1812-1857)

The Scouting Party, 1851. By Willim Tlee Ranney (1812-1857)
Willim Tlee Ranney (1812-1857). American painter. The Scouting Party, 1851. Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum. Madrid. Spain

Background imagePrairie Collection: Annunciation of the angel to Joachim. Codex of Predis (1476)

Annunciation of the angel to Joachim. Codex of Predis (1476). Royal Library. Turin. Italy

Background imagePrairie Collection: The Pride of the Prairie by H F Housden

The Pride of the Prairie by H F Housden
Promotional postcard for The Pride of the Prairie by H. F. Housden. First produced at the Elephant and Castle Theatre, 2nd September 1912

Background imagePrairie Collection: 1909 Buick Model 10 Toy Tonneau Vintage Car, Madison, USA

1909 Buick Model 10 Toy Tonneau Vintage Car, Madison, USA
1909 Buick Model 10 Toy Tonneau Vintage Car, Madison, Wisconsin, USA. Flags on car say Middleton & Sun Prairie. Date: 1910s

Background imagePrairie Collection: Dinner time out West

Dinner time out West. American frontiersmen enjoying a well earned break on their travels. The midday dinner is variable as to time

Background imagePrairie Collection: Prairie Schooner ready to start

Prairie Schooner ready to start. Transportation on the American Prairies

Background imagePrairie Collection: Life out in the American Prairie

Life out in the American Prairie. Date: C. 1910

Background imagePrairie Collection: Coyote Caught

Coyote Caught
(canis latrans) This prairie wolf or coyote has been caught in a trap. Date: circa 1830

Background imagePrairie Collection: Prairie wigwam - home to an indigenous Mother and Uncle

Prairie wigwam - home to an indigenous Mother and Uncle
Prairie wigwam - home to the indigenous mans Mother and Uncle, both of whom peep out of suitable holes in the decorated canvas covering. It looks as if the Uncle has already hit the bottle

Background imagePrairie Collection: Orville Wright and Griffith Brewer at Huffman Prairie 1914

Orville Wright and Griffith Brewer at Huffman Prairie 1914
Orville Wright and Griffith Brewer at Huffman Prairie, 1914. Date: 1914

Background imagePrairie Collection: Balloon descent, Prairie de Nesle, France

Balloon descent, Prairie de Nesle, France
Balloon descent of Charles and Robert onto the Prairie de Nesle, northern France, surrounded by various witnesses, including an English gentleman, Mr Fares, who was the first to greet M Charles

Background imagePrairie Collection: Balloon descent, Prairie de Billancourt, France

Balloon descent, Prairie de Billancourt, France
View of Jean-Pierre Blanchards balloon, which ascended from the Champ de Mars, Paris, and landed on the Prairie de Billancourt (on the Haute-de-Seine) later the same day. 2 March 1784

Background imagePrairie Collection: Balloon ascent from Prairie de Nesle, northern France

Balloon ascent from Prairie de Nesle, northern France
Balloon ascent by M Charles from the Prairie de Nesle, northern France, where it had landed after taking off from the Tuileries Gardens, Paris, on 1 December 1783

Background imagePrairie Collection: The prairie hunter: one rubbed out

The prairie hunter: one rubbed out!. Date c1852. The prairie hunter: one rubbed out!. Date c1852

Background imagePrairie Collection: Casino entrance, Dans la Prairie, by L. Hodebert, Monte Carl

Casino entrance, Dans la Prairie, by L. Hodebert, Monte Carlo, Riviera. Date between ca. 1890 and ca. 1900

Background imagePrairie Collection: Typical farmer group of Prairie City, Missouri, in Mississip

Typical farmer group of Prairie City, Missouri, in Mississippi County. Date 1936 Mar

Background imagePrairie Collection: Side view of flight 41, showing the machine traveling to the

Side view of flight 41, showing the machine traveling to the right, with double horizontal rudder in front and double vertical rudder behind, as Orville flew 12 miles; Huffman Prairie, Dayton, Ohio

Background imagePrairie Collection: Long-range view of machine on launching track, showing hanga

Long-range view of machine on launching track, showing hangar nearby and hummocky ground of former swamp at Huffman Prairie, Dayton, Ohio. Date 1904 June or July

Background imagePrairie Collection: Start of the first flight of 1905, Orville Wright at control

Start of the first flight of 1905, Orville Wright at controls of the machine, near the hangar at Huffman Prairie. The two figures in the center are probably Wilbur Wright and Charles E. Taylor

Background imagePrairie Collection: Rear view of flight 46, Orville shown flying at a high altit

Rear view of flight 46, Orville shown flying at a high altitude over Huffman Prairie, Dayton, Ohio. Date 1905 Oct. 4

Background imagePrairie Collection: Long-range view of flight 69, in which Orville covered a dis

Long-range view of flight 69, in which Orville covered a distance of 358 feet in 1 minute and 31 seconds, large tree in the foreground, machine in the background; Huffman Prairie, Dayton, Ohio

Background imagePrairie Collection: Rear view of flight 46, Orville turning to the left; Huffman

Rear view of flight 46, Orville turning to the left; Huffman Prairie, Dayton, Ohio. Date 1905 Oct. 4



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