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Background imageExplorer Collection: Lonely Monument o Irish explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton

Lonely Monument o Irish explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton
circa 1922: The monument to Irish explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton on the main island of South Georgia. He died of a heart attack and was buried there in 1922, having returned to the spot on the Quest

Background imageExplorer Collection: Andree Expedition

Andree Expedition
July 1897: The ill-fated hot-air balloon expedition to the North Pole, attempted by Swedish explorer Salomon August Andree, Nils Strindberg and Knut Fraenkel in 1897

Background imageExplorer Collection: American Settlers Heading West

American Settlers Heading West
Illustration of early settlers heading to the American West in covered wagons, circa 1800s. (Photo by Pictorial Parade/Getty Images)

Background imageExplorer Collection: Island of Principe Historical Map by Van Noort, Circa 1598

Island of Principe Historical Map by Van Noort, Circa 1598
Very Rare, Beautifully Illustrated Antique Engraved Victorian Illustration of Historical Map of Van Noort at the Island of Principe, 1598. Copyright has expired on this artwork. Digitally restored

Background imageExplorer Collection: Engraving of Van Noort Landing in Manila Bay, Philippines, 1600

Engraving of Van Noort Landing in Manila Bay, Philippines, 1600
Very Rare, Beautifully Illustrated Antique Engraved Victorian Illustration of Historical Engraving of Van Noort Landing in Manila Bay, Philippines, 1600. Copyright has expired on this artwork

Background imageExplorer Collection: Historical Map of Dutch Navigators Island of Bali Illustration

Historical Map of Dutch Navigators Island of Bali Illustration
Very Rare, Beautifully Illustrated Antique Engraved Victorian Illustration of Historical Map of Dutch Navigators on the Island of Bali. Copyright has expired on this artwork. Digitally restored

Background imageExplorer Collection: Map Of Columbus Route In Bahamas

Map Of Columbus Route In Bahamas
Map tracing Italian explorer Christopher Columbus route upon his arrival in the Bahamas, 1492. (Kean Collection/Getty Images)

Background imageExplorer Collection: Antarctica map with sea routes of various explorers, lithograph, 1897

Antarctica map with sea routes of various explorers, lithograph, 1897
Historical map of the unexplored Antarctica with sea routes of various explorers, 18th - 19th century. Lithograph, published in 1897

Background imageExplorer Collection: Illustration of Pocahontas being held on a boat

Illustration of Pocahontas being held on a boat
17th century, american culture, anxiety, caucasian appearance, colonisation, day, deck, explorer, fear, five people, history, holding, journey, mid adult, mid adult men, multi-ethnic group

Background imageExplorer Collection: Illustration of Captain Smith being taken prisoner while Pocahontas tries to stop it

Illustration of Captain Smith being taken prisoner while Pocahontas tries to stop it
american culture, captain john smith, caucasian appearance, colonisation, communication, conflict, confrontation, courage, cut out, explorer, face to face, five people, history, horizontal

Background imageExplorer Collection: Illustration of Captain John Smith and Pocahontas talking

Illustration of Captain John Smith and Pocahontas talking
17th century, american culture, captain john smith, caucasian appearance, colonisation, communication, explorer, face to face, history, indoors, mediation, mid adult, mid adult men

Background imageExplorer Collection: Illustration of Pocahontas and her father sitting and talking with Captain John Smith

Illustration of Pocahontas and her father sitting and talking with Captain John Smith
17th century, american culture, arrival, incidental people, captain john smith, caucasian appearance, chief, colonisation, communication, day, discussion, explorer, gesturing, history, mediation

Background imageExplorer Collection: Columbus in chains, wood engraving, published c. 1882

Columbus in chains, wood engraving, published c. 1882
Columbus is brought back to Spain in chains. Christopher Columbus (c. 1451 - 1506), Italian navigator in Castilian services, who discovered America in 1492, when he reached an island of the Bahamas

Background imageExplorer Collection: Michael Faraday (1791-1867), English scientist, engraving, published in 1882

Michael Faraday (1791-1867), English scientist, engraving, published in 1882
Michael Faraday (1791 - 1867) was an English scientist who contributed to the fields of electromagnetism and electrochemistry

Background imageExplorer Collection: Queen Elizabeth I knighting Sir Francis Drake (1859 engraving)

Queen Elizabeth I knighting Sir Francis Drake (1859 engraving)
Sir Francis Drake being knighted by Queen Elizabeth I of England in 1581. An engraving from The Heroes of England: Stories of the Lives of Englands Warriors by Land and Sea edited by John G

Background imageExplorer Collection: Blanchards balloon and apparatus

Blanchards balloon and apparatus
The French balloonist Jean Pierre Blanchard in his balloon, which had flapping wings. From aAThe Leisure HouraA, a British aJournal of Instruction and RecreationaA

Background imageExplorer Collection: La Fontaines Fables - Camel and the Driftwood

La Fontaines Fables - Camel and the Driftwood
Vintage engraving from La Fontaines Fables, Illustraed by Gustave Dore. The Camel and the Driftwood

Background imageExplorer Collection: La Fontaines Fables - Jupiter and the Traveller

La Fontaines Fables - Jupiter and the Traveller
Vintage engraving from La Fontaines Fables, Illustraed by Gustave Dore. Jupiter and the Traveller

Background imageExplorer Collection: Fridtjof Nansen, Norwegian explorer

Fridtjof Nansen, Norwegian explorer
Fridtjof Nansen (1861-1930), the Norwegian explorer, scientist, and diplomat who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1922

Background imageExplorer Collection: Sir Walter Raleigh, English Aristocrat

Sir Walter Raleigh, English Aristocrat
Sir Walter Raleigh (1552 - 1618) was an English aristocrat, writer, poet, soldier, courtier, spy, and explorer

Background imageExplorer Collection: Sir Walter Raleigh (XXXL)

Sir Walter Raleigh (XXXL)
" Portrait of Sir Walter Raleigh ( 1552-1618) engraved by W.Holl(1807-1871), published by A.Fullarton and Co in 1870.Adobe RGB.Very high resolution.Queen Elisabeth I:"

Background imageExplorer Collection: David Livingstone

David Livingstone
Engraving From 1873 Featuring The Scottish Explorer And Missionary, David Livingstone. Livingstone Lived From 1813 Until 1873

Background imageExplorer Collection: Illustration of Pocahontas talking with Captain John Smith

Illustration of Pocahontas talking with Captain John Smith
american culture, anxiety, arrival, background people, beach, captain john smith, caucasian appearance, colonisation, communication, courage, discovery, exploration, explorer, fear, hiding, history

Background imageExplorer Collection: Illustration of Pocahontas visiting Captain John Smith in compound

Illustration of Pocahontas visiting Captain John Smith in compound
american culture, background people, building, captain john smith, caucasian appearance, colonisation, communication, compound, exploration, explorer, face to face, flag, friendship, gift, giving

Background imageExplorer Collection: Illustration of American Indians giving English settlers baskets of food

Illustration of American Indians giving English settlers baskets of food
17th century, agreement, american culture, basket, captain john smith, caucasian appearance, chief, colonisation, communication, explorer, food and drink, giving, history, indoors, mediation

Background imageExplorer Collection: Marquette and Joliet discovering the Mississippi

Marquette and Joliet discovering the Mississippi

Background imageExplorer Collection: Engraving of german explorer Alexander von Humboldt 1882

Engraving of german explorer Alexander von Humboldt 1882
" 18th Century Style, Painted Image, Explorer, Antique, Engraved Image, Philosopher, Woodcut, Illustration and Painting, Etching, Pencil Drawing, Image Created 18th Century, Print

Background imageExplorer Collection: Alexander in a Glass Barrel

Alexander in a Glass Barrel
How Alexander lowered himself into the sea in a Glass Barrel, miniature of a manuscript of the 13th Century

Background imageExplorer Collection: Cristopher Columbus engraving illustration

Cristopher Columbus engraving illustration
Cristopher Columbus - engraving illustration

Background imageExplorer Collection: Explorer Christopher Columbus 1881

Explorer Christopher Columbus 1881
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Background imageExplorer Collection: Columbus Landing In America

Columbus Landing In America
Engraving From 1869 Featuring Christopher Columbus Landing In America In 1492

Background imageExplorer Collection: Sledge party from HMS Alert

Sledge party from HMS Alert
" Vintage engraving from 1878 showing a Arctic explorers from HMS Alert en route to HMS Discovery. The British Arctic Expedition of 1875-1876, led by Sir George Strong Nares

Background imageExplorer Collection: Spacecraft Landing on a Planet

Spacecraft Landing on a Planet
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Background imageExplorer Collection: Dutch Navigators Encountering Flying Fish Illustration

Dutch Navigators Encountering Flying Fish Illustration
Very Rare, Beautifully Illustrated Antique Engraved Victorian Illustration of Dutch Navigators Encountering Flying Fish. Copyright has expired on this artwork. Digitally restored

Background imageExplorer Collection: Owens Valley Hot Air Balloon Night Light

Owens Valley Hot Air Balloon Night Light
A hot air balloon between the White Mountains soaring over Owens Valley; located near Bishop California, USA. Dramatic skies, storm clouds, and sunset light create a ethereal mood

Background imageExplorer Collection: Burke And Wills Statue

Burke And Wills Statue
The statue of Robert O Hara Burke and William John Wills on Collins Street, Melbourne, circa 1865. The work of Charles Summers, the statue commemorates the deaths of the two explorers

Background imageExplorer Collection: Silhouetted dead Acacia tree with red sand dunes at Dead Vlei, Namibia

Silhouetted dead Acacia tree with red sand dunes at Dead Vlei, Namibia
Dead Vlei is the old mud pan named for the dead acacia trees appearance. It now provides visitor with the most spectacular scenery at Sossusvlei in the Namib desert, Namib-Naukluft National Park

Background imageExplorer Collection: Map of New England by Explorer John Smith, Circa 1624

Map of New England by Explorer John Smith, Circa 1624
Beautifully Illustrated Antique Engraved Victorian Illustration of Historical Map of New England from Explorer Captain John Smith, Circa 1624. Source: Original edition from my own archives

Background imageExplorer Collection: Engraving of Van Noort Sailing the Marianne Islands, 1600

Engraving of Van Noort Sailing the Marianne Islands, 1600
Very Rare, Beautifully Illustrated Antique Engraved Victorian Illustration of Historical Engraving of Van Noort Sailing the Marianne Islands, 1600. Copyright has expired on this artwork

Background imageExplorer Collection: Illustration, two men standing in basket of rising hot-air balloon, one talking into radiophone

Illustration, two men standing in basket of rising hot-air balloon, one talking into radiophone, the other one looking down, low angle view

Background imageExplorer Collection: Parade Honoring Magellans Voyage

Parade Honoring Magellans Voyage
An 1891 print shows a parade in honor of Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan, whose ships circumnavigated the world between 1519 and 1522, Spain, 1522

Background imageExplorer Collection: Alexander von Humboldt (1769-1859) on engraving from the 1800s. German naturalist and explorer

Alexander von Humboldt (1769-1859) on engraving from the 1800s. German naturalist and explorer. Engraved by A. H
alexander, antique, engraving, explorer, famous, german, historic, humboldt, male, man, map, old, people, portrait, vintage, Digital Vision Vectors, 126488488

Background imageExplorer Collection: Jan Huygen van Linschoten Dutch Navigation, Victorian Illustration

Jan Huygen van Linschoten Dutch Navigation, Victorian Illustration
Very Rare, Beautifully Illustrated Antique Engraved Victorian Illustration of Jan Huygen van Linschoten. Copyright has expired on this artwork. Digitally restored

Background imageExplorer Collection: Christopher Columbus Planning His Exploration Engraving, Circa 1892

Christopher Columbus Planning His Exploration Engraving, Circa 1892
Beautifully Illustrated Antique Engraved Victorian Illustration of Christopher Columbus Planning His Exploration Engraving, Circa 1892

Background imageExplorer Collection: Portrait of Marco Polo Engraving, 1254-1324

Portrait of Marco Polo Engraving, 1254-1324
Beautifully Illustrated Antique Engraved Victorian Illustration of a Portrait of Marco Polo Engraving, 1254-1324. Source: Kristofer Columbus, Lefnad Och Resor (Christopher Columbus)

Background imageExplorer Collection: Antarctica, Palmer Peninsula, climbers skiing towards mountain, summer

Antarctica, Palmer Peninsula, climbers skiing towards mountain, summer

Background imageExplorer Collection: Dead Acacia tree silhouetted against sand dunes at Dead Vlei, Namibia

Dead Acacia tree silhouetted against sand dunes at Dead Vlei, Namibia
Dead Vlei is the old mud pan named for the dead acacia trees appearance. It now provides visitor with the most spectacular scenery at Sossusvlei in the Namib desert, Namib-Naukluft National Park

Background imageExplorer Collection: The Dead Acacia Trees and Sand Dunes Landscape at Dead Vlei, Namib Desert, Namibia

The Dead Acacia Trees and Sand Dunes Landscape at Dead Vlei, Namib Desert, Namibia
Dead Vlei is the old mud pan named for the dead acacia trees appearance. It now provides visitor with the most spectacular scenery at Sossusvlei in the Namib desert, Namib-Naukluft National Park



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