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Stormy Collection (#3)

Background imageStormy Collection: Liner Narrung in a gale by G. H. Davis

Liner Narrung in a gale by G. H. Davis
The Christmas gale: beaten back by the sea. How the P&O liner Narrung was forced back by huge waves off Ushant, Brittany. Showing the vessels position before she met the huge waves

Background imageStormy Collection: Tenby life boat, 1857

Tenby life boat, 1857
The Tenby life boat proceeding to the rescue of the crew of the Spanish ship Nuevo Torcuvato, 1857. The life boat bears the mark of the National Life Boat Institution. Date: 7th December 1857

Background imageStormy Collection: Lifeboat, 1830s

Lifeboat, 1830s
A lifeboat of the 1830s, encountering a storm. Date: 1830s

Background imageStormy Collection: Various birds

Various birds: a snipe, a pelican with a fish in its beak, an ibis before the pyramids, a penguin, a stormy petrel, and a swan

Background imageStormy Collection: Preparing to launch a lifeboat, 1830s

Preparing to launch a lifeboat, 1830s
Preparing to launch a lifeboat into a stormy sea, with the help of a horse and wagon, 1830s. Date: 1830s

Background imageStormy Collection: Lifeboat men in a rough sea

Lifeboat men in a rough sea
Lifeboat men rowing their boat in a rough sea, wearing cork lifebelts

Background imageStormy Collection: Minna Wagner - 1

Minna Wagner - 1
CHRISTINE WILHELMINE MINNA WAGNER (nee Planer) actress, first wife of Richard W. with whom she had a stormy marriage ending in separation. Date: ? - 1866

Background imageStormy Collection: Stormy Scene on Rocky Coast

Stormy Scene on Rocky Coast (1792). Pocock, Nicholas 1740 - 1821. Date: 1792

Background imageStormy Collection: Stormy Day

Stormy Day (1926). Ranken, William Bruce Ellis 1881-1941. Date: 1926

Background imageStormy Collection: Castlerigg Stone Circle, Keswick, Cumbria

Castlerigg Stone Circle, Keswick, Cumbria
The Druids Circle - Keswick, Cumbria - The Castlerigg Stone Circle - one of the most visually impressive prehistoric stone monuments in the United Kingdom

Background imageStormy Collection: Ragged Street singers - looking decidedly worse for wear

Ragged Street singers - looking decidedly worse for wear
In the Bars and Streets. Cartoon drawing by Phil May depicting a pair of ragged street singers singing about fair and stormy weather - the perfect illustrative template for their undoubtedly

Background imageStormy Collection: Man rescuing woman and baby from the sea during a shipwreck

Man rescuing woman and baby from the sea during a shipwreck
They re Saved! They re Saved! Man rescuing woman and baby from the sea during a shipwreck in a storm Date: ca. 1865

Background imageStormy Collection: Ships on a rough sea at Dover, Kent

Ships on a rough sea at Dover, Kent
Watercolour painting of ships on a rough sea at Dover, Kent, by Henrietta Grace Baden Powell (nee Smyth, 1824-1914), mother of Robert. circa 1840s

Background imageStormy Collection: Riva, Lake Garda, Italy - stormy waters

Riva, Lake Garda, Italy - stormy waters
The water of Lake Garda at Scirocco, Riva in a uncharacteristically severe storm, causing waves to break on the shore and the little light rowing boats to be tossed up and about in the surf

Background imageStormy Collection: Minna Wagner - 2

Minna Wagner - 2
CHRISTINE WILHELMINE MINNA WAGNER (nee Planer) actress, first wife of Richard W. with whom she had a stormy marriage ending in separation. Date: ? - 1866

Background imageStormy Collection: Stormy New Brighton

Stormy New Brighton
Stormy weather and waves crashing against the pier at New Brighton, Cheshire, England. Date: 1960s

Background imageStormy Collection: Warship peeking over North Sea waves

Warship peeking over North Sea waves
Warship peeking over the North Sea waves - only the top of the mast is visible - has the rather humourous caption Xmas Greetings from North Sea. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageStormy Collection: Havana, Cuba - The Morro Castle

Havana, Cuba - The Morro Castle on a stormy day Date: circa 1903

Background imageStormy Collection: Rough Sea at Staithes, Yorkshire

Rough Sea at Staithes, Yorkshire
A fabulous wave hits the quayside at Staithes, Yorkshire Date: 1908

Background imageStormy Collection: Under Boscombe Pier

Under Boscombe Pier
A rough sea scene, taken from under the pier at Boscombe, Hampshire, England. One brave swimmer is braving the waves and Purbeck Hill is in the distance. Date: 1930s

Background imageStormy Collection: Lands End Wave Study

Lands End Wave Study
A dramatic study of waves crashing against the rugged coastline, clouds looming above, Lands End, Cornwall, England. Date: 1950s

Background imageStormy Collection: Stormy Tintagel

Stormy Tintagel
Waves crashing against the rugged cliffs at Tintagel, Cornwall, England. Date: 1930s

Background imageStormy Collection: Stormy Coast

Stormy Coast
A storm drives sailing vessels onto the shore. Date: 1901

Background imageStormy Collection: The Last Bus Home

The Last Bus Home
Londoners struggle to get on the last bus home in the pouring rain. Date: circa 1900s

Background imageStormy Collection: A seasick Cockney Yachtsman

A seasick Cockney Yachtsman
The Cockney yachstman on being informed that land will be reached in about four hours! circa 1910s

Background imageStormy Collection: Dramatic landscape

Dramatic landscape
A dramatic landscape with a cross on top of a rocky outcrop and a pathway with figures

Background imageStormy Collection: Stormy Weather by Muriel Dawson

Stormy Weather by Muriel Dawson
Two children dressed for rainy weather in raincoats, wellies and sou westers shelter together under a huge orange umbrella

Background imageStormy Collection: Longships Lighthouse in a gale

Longships Lighthouse in a gale
The Longships Lighthouse pictured during a heavy gale. Photograph taken from a Sea King Helicopter

Background imageStormy Collection: Stormy mountains

Stormy mountains
Mountain scene with a dark and stormy sky above. Pen & ink (with wash) drawing by Raymond Sheppard

Background imageStormy Collection: Eberts Heavy Task by Heine

Eberts Heavy Task by Heine
Friedrich Ebert (1871 - 1925) rows through a stormy sea to the saftey of a distant island:a metaphor for the difficult task Ebert faced as the first president of the newly formed Weimar Republic in

Background imageStormy Collection: Lady watches aeroplane

Lady watches aeroplane
A lady sits on a stone balcony looking out at sea, where an early aeroplane can be seen heading. From the look of the stormy skies, I don t fancy the pilots chances

Background imageStormy Collection: Blackheath London View

Blackheath London View
London viewed from Blackheath on a stormy day

Background imageStormy Collection: A stormy night at the listening in

A stormy night at the listening in
Cartoon, A stormy night at the listening in. A building saved by the wireless aerial during an equinoctial gale. Please note

Background imageStormy Collection: Sea Legs; Twixt Calais And Dover

Sea Legs; Twixt Calais And Dover
Two ladies sat on board a ship travelling from Calais and Dover. The weather is stormy causing a rough, uncomfortable journey and causing a saucy exposure of beautiful leg

Background imageStormy Collection: Further Outlook Stormy by Chole Preston

Further Outlook Stormy by Chole Preston
A deep depression is advancing slowly across the British Isles

Background imageStormy Collection: In Roaring Forties

In Roaring Forties
THE ROARING FORTIES A three-master confronts the stormy seas south of the Cape of Good Hope - here a vessel always meets the worst conditions of weather

Background imageStormy Collection: Transporting Cleopatras Needle

Transporting Cleopatras Needle
Transportation of the obelisk down the Thames, at Westminister Bridge. The cylinder ship had to be abandoned in the Bay of Biscay due to the stormy conditions of the initial leg of the journey

Background imageStormy Collection: Spanish Armada in a gale, 1588

Spanish Armada in a gale, 1588
Engraving of several Spanish galleons, in heavy seas, trying to head for home. Once the Armada had been driven away from English shores

Background imageStormy Collection: Storm Clouds over London

Storm Clouds over London
Stormy clouds over a St. Pauls Cathedral skyline, a London study

Background imageStormy Collection: Summer Days - some are Not

Summer Days - some are Not
Stormy summer day with ladies and gentlemen struggling to keep hold of their hats

Background imageStormy Collection: Crystals / Lodestones 1555

Crystals / Lodestones 1555
Crystals and lodestones beneath a stormy sky

Background imageStormy Collection: Indiaman in a Storm

Indiaman in a Storm
The Indiaman in a gale off the Cape of Good Hope

Background imageStormy Collection: Ships in Stormy Sea

Ships in Stormy Sea
Ships in stormy seas during a hurricane, off the coast of Antilles

Background imageStormy Collection: Aberystwyth / Sea Front

Aberystwyth / Sea Front
Aberystwyth: Victoria Terrace on a stormy day

Background imageStormy Collection: Labourdonnais Lost Atsea

Labourdonnais Lost Atsea
When this French warship is wrecked by a cyclone, her crew take to the boats or cling to wreckage in the stormy sea

Background imageStormy Collection: Saint Vincent Ferrier

Saint Vincent Ferrier
SAINT VINCENT FERRIER (or FERRER)Spanish Dominican who had a stormy career but won renown as a phenomenally successful preacher on the theme of penance



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