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The arch with a shell ornament

[Sea shell on seaweed, watercolor, varnish, and pencil.]

Shell. (M. Casson, del.)

Lepas Anatifera or Barnacle Shell at the base of which are seen some other species of the same genus.

Animal of the Pearly Nautilus taken out of its Shell; Outline of one of the Arms.

Nautilus Pompilius or Pearly Nautilus; Longitudinal Section of the Shell to shew [sic] the internal structure.

Spondylus Gædaropus or Subauriculated Spondylus; Chama Gigas or Great Clamp Shell.

Lake terminus of the Shell Road from the pier of the Jefferson and Pontrachain Railroad.

Under the Shell, Cave of the Winds, Canada side.

Effects of Union shot and shell on Culp's Hill.

Shot and shell pyramids.

[View of shell pyramids.]

Shell pyramids.

Tree showing effects of shell, Culp's Hill.

[Shell pyramids.]

[Shell pyramids.]

[View of shell pyramids.]

Filling shell with nitro-glycerine, preparatory to shooting the well, oil field in Penn'a., U.S.A.

Filling shell with nitro-glycerine, preparatory to shooting the well, oil field in Penn'a., U.S.A.

Under the Shell, Cave of the Winds, Canada side.

War views. Vendree Range, one of the principal business streets, Charleston, S.C. (The building on the left is where the first shell struct.)

Shot and shell pyramids.

Tree showing effects of shell, Culp's Hill.

Effects of Union shot and shell on Culp's Hill.

War views. Vendree Range, one of the principal business streets, Charleston, S.C. (The building on the left is where the first shell struct.)

Shell pyramids.

The barn and orchard attached to Gen. Meade’s Headquarters. During the terrific artillery firing of Friday both house and barn were perforated by shot and shell, and from fifteen to twenty staff horses were killed immediately around them.

Dutch Gap mud scow, sunk by a Rebel shell on Thanksgiving day.

View in Bollingbrook St. Petersburgh, Va., looking west, showing the effects of shot and shell.

Interior of the Rebel Fort Darling, James River, Richmond, Va. showing magazines, bomb-proofs, and shot and shell.

Dutch Gap mud scow, sunk by a Rebel shell on Thanksgiving day.

A dead Rebel soldier, barefooted, killed by a shell....

View in the arsenal grounds, near the Petersburgh R. R. Bridge, Richmond, V[a] showing shot, shell, and canister [sic] scattered around.

Interior of the Rebel Fort Darling, James River, Richmond, Va. showing magazines, bomb-proofs, and shot and shell.

View in the arsenal grounds, near the Petersburgh R. R. Bridge, Richmond, V[a] showing shot, shell, and canister [sic] scattered around.

A dead Rebel soldier, barefooted, killed by a shell....

View in Bollingbrook St. Petersburgh, Va., looking west, showing the effects of shot and shell.

Sea face of Fort Sumpter [Sumter], showing broken guns, shot, shell, etc., Charleston, S.C.

Sea face of Fort Sumpter [Sumter], showing broken guns, shot, shell, etc., Charleston, S.C.

[People posing with alligators in front of Eggleston's Florida shell store.]

[People posing with alligators in front of Eggleston's Florida shell store.]

[View of a house standing as empty shell.]

[View of a house standing as empty shell.]

The castle of Mirabel. Now called Kûlat Râs el 'Ain, built by the Crusaders before the year 1149. It is nor a mere shell and encloses a large space of ground, in the centre of which stands a small mosque.

The citdel of Saida, the ancient Sidon. Now called Kul'at el Mezzeh. It stands on the south-eastern extremity of the town, on a heap of rubbish in which layers of the purple shell are still visible.

Shell Road Toll Gate, New Orleans, La.

Looking North on Shell Street, Sconset, Nantucket Island, Mass.

Peter Iron Shell, Sioux

The Shell Road, Biloxi, Miss.

Queens, Vol. 2, Double Page Plate No. 14; Part of Ward Two Winfield; [Map bounded by Worthington St., 1st St., Grove St., Woodside Ave., Broadway, Shell Road (Newtown and Bushwick Turn Pike), Thomson Ave.; Including Maurice Ave., Manilla St., Calamus Road, William St., Bowne Ave., Hicks Ave., Green Point Ave.]; Sub Plan; [Map bounded by Trains Meadow Road, Forest St.; Including Worthington St., Grove St., 1st St.]; Sub Plan; [Map bounded by Cleveland St., Bowne Ave.; Including Maurice Ave.]

Queens, Vol. 2, Part of Ward Two Corona Park; [Map bounded by Corona Ave., Mill Creek, Walker St., Oxford St., Pine St., Washington Ave.; Including Plateau St., Smith St., Orchard St., Home St., Fairview St., Longview St.]; Part of Ward Two Elmhurst; [Map bounded by Horse Brook Road, Hoffman Boulevard, Grand St., Calamus Road, Manilla St., Maurice Ave., Thomson Ave.; Including Willow Ave., Whitney Ave., OliVer PL., Shell Road, Broadway, Court St.]

On the Shell Road, Mobile, Ala.

DINNER TENDERED BY MEMBERS TO THE "SENIOR EIGHT" IN HONOR OF THEIR VICTORY IN THE SENIOR EIGHT-OARED SHELL RACE AT THE PEOPLE'S REGATTA HELD ON THE SCHUYLKILL RIVER, PHILADELPHIA ON JULY 4, 1906 [held by] NASSAU BOAT CLUB [at] "NEW YORK ATHLETIC CLUB, NEW YORK, NY" (OTHER (CLUB);)

DINNER TENDERED BY MEMBERS TO THE "SENIOR EIGHT" IN HONOR OF THEIR VICTORY IN THE SENIOR EIGHT-OARED SHELL RACE AT THE PEOPLE'S REGATTA HELD ON THE SCHUYLKILL RIVER, PHILADELPHIA ON JULY 4, 1906 [held by] NASSAU BOAT CLUB [at] "NEW YORK ATHLETIC CLUB, NEW YORK, NY" (OTHER (CLUB);)

DINNER TENDERED BY MEMBERS TO THE "SENIOR EIGHT" IN HONOR OF THEIR VICTORY IN THE SENIOR EIGHT-OARED SHELL RACE AT THE PEOPLE'S REGATTA HELD ON THE SCHUYLKILL RIVER, PHILADELPHIA ON JULY 4, 1906 [held by] NASSAU BOAT CLUB [at] "NEW YORK ATHLETIC CLUB, NEW YORK, NY" (OTHER (CLUB);)

DINNER TENDERED BY MEMBERS TO THE "SENIOR EIGHT" IN HONOR OF THEIR VICTORY IN THE SENIOR EIGHT-OARED SHELL RACE AT THE PEOPLE'S REGATTA HELD ON THE SCHUYLKILL RIVER, PHILADELPHIA ON JULY 4, 1906 [held by] NASSAU BOAT CLUB [at] "NEW YORK ATHLETIC CLUB, NEW YORK, NY" (OTHER (CLUB);)

Brooklyn, Vol. 7, Double Page Plate No. 33; Part of Ward 31, Section 21; [Map bounded by Ocean Parkway, Sheepsheadbay Road, W. 8th St.; Including Shell Road, Coney Island Creek, Avenue Z]

Back Bay Shell Road, Biloxi, Miss.

Plate 26: [Bounded by Ocean Parkway, Avenue X., Hubbard Street, Canal Avenue, E. 4th Street, Canal Avenue, (Gravesend Basin) Shell Road, W. 5th Street, Avenue X., W. 9th Street and Avenue U.]

Queens, Vol. 2, Double Page Plate No. 16; Part of Ward two Winfield; [Map bounded by Woodside Ave., Broadway, Shell Road (Newtown and Bushwick Turnpike), Thomson Ave., Maurice Ave., Manilla St.; Including Calamus Road, William St., Clinton St., Monroe St., Greenpoint Ave.] Sub Plan; [map bounded by Cleveland St., Bowne Ave.; Including Maurice Ave.]

Plate 29: Coney Island. [Bounded by Canal Avenue (Coney Island Creek), Shell Road, Dewey Place, W. 6th Street, Neptune Avenue, W. 3rd Street, Riverside Avenue, Ocean Parkway, Concourse Drive, (Dreamland & Steeplechase Park) Surf Avenue and W. 23rd Street.]

Queens, Vol. 2, Double Page Plate No. 26; Part of Ward two Nassau Heights and Newtown Heights; [Map bounded by Broadway, Court St., Horse Brook Road, Hoffman Boulevard, Trotting Course Lane, Dry Harbor, Hnson Ave., Bowne St., Corinth PL.; Including Caldwell Ave., Grove St., Warren St., grand View Ave., Calamus Road, Manilla St., Maurice Ave., Thomson Ave., Clermont Ave.]; Sub Plan; [Map bounded by Court St.]; Sub Plan; [Map bounded by Shell Road, Oliver PL.; Including Whitney Ave.]

Brooklyn, Vol. 7, Double Page Plate No. 43; Part of Ward 31, Section 22; [Map bounded by Shell Bank Creek, Hog Point Creek; Including Sheepshead Bay, Ford St., Avenue Y]; Sub Plan; [Map bounded by Cerritsens Creek, Sheepshead Bay, Broad Creek, Voorhies Ave., Avenue Z; Including Avenue Y, Avenue X, Bragg Ave., Avenue W, Gerritsen Ave.]

Queens, vol. 2, Double Page Plate No. 29; Part of Ward Two Newtown; [Map bounded by Greenpoint Ave., Newtown and Bushwick Turnpike (Shell Road), Maurice Ave.; Including Newtown Ave. (Penny Bride Road), Betts Ave., Thomson Ave.]

[Plate 13: Bounded by Astoria Road, Middleburg Avenue, Woodside Avenue, Bowery Bay Road, Jamaica Avenue, Grand Gleasonville Avenue, Charlotte Avenue, 10th Street, Jackson Avenue, Trains Meadow Road, Forest Street, Worthington Street, Woodside Avenue, Fisk Avenue, Maurice Avenue, Bowne Avenue, Shell Avenue, Greenpoint Avenue, Clinton Avenue and (New Calvary Cemetery) Thomson Avenue.]

Ruined churches at Bapaume, Albert and Nantillois ; Shell hole trap for taxis, Paris.

Fortified shell hole, hill 377.

Wrecked Boche amored plane ; Shell hole, bridge over Meuse ; Crashed Allied plane ; A corner of the Bois de Chaume.

Dressing station post at Dommartin, buildings on the side of the hill have enormous bomb-proof dugouts back of them built by the Germans ; View of the valley ; Church at Dommartin, struck by a shell, while being used as an Ambulance dressing station ; An unexploded German bomb.

Septsarges (notice the shell holes in the background).

“Artillery shell casing being ejected…”

The flooded valley of the Meuse near Vilosnes, showing the rim of shell holes as the water receded.

Bois de Chaume valley, east of Consenvoye : dugout ; deadly grenades found in dugout ; north side of valley, near Consenvoye ; an enormous shell hole.

Large shell hole in railway bed at Vilosnes, notice large German ammunition dugouts in the background.

“Artillery shell casing being ejected…”

Dugout and trench; Shell hole.

Part of Argonne Forest and trenches in foreground; View of Argonne Forest shell holes in background; Ville-Sur-Goursances in the distance.

Shell hole; trench.

Captured German gun; Small shell hole.

Photographs depicting nurses in a shell hole, evacuation hospital #5 surgical staff and Lt. Col. Leary, the square at Roulers, nurse in truck with French soldiers, nurses and men with horse drawn carts, Belgian children.

Diary entries : September 19, 1918 cont.; photographs depicting hole trenches, barbed wire, and shell holes filled with water (France)

View overlooking plains at Verdun, showing one of the approaches to the main entrance. From the top of the wall, showing shell holes in plains outside walls.

Ercell William Martin; Mess Attendant, 3c, U.S.N.; Killed when shell exploded on board U.S. Von Steuben, March 5, 1918.

Welding head to flange with automatic machine ; Automatic-welding flange to shell.

Brooklyn, Vol. 3, Double Page Plate No. 21; Part of Ward 31, Section 22; [Map bounded by Avenue X, Shell Bank Creek, Hog Point Creek; Including Sheepshead Bay, Ocean Ave.]

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