Another painter to add to my stable of favorites: Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot. I recognize a few of his works but I’m surprised I hadn’t heard more of him before. Monet said of him, “We are nothing compared to him, nothing.”
Here is a complete archive of his works, in medium resolution.
Transfer of Napoleon’s ashes aboard the Belle Poule, October 15, 1840 (Louis Eugène Gabriel Isabey)
On a more real note than Prince Valiant’s plan below, here is the layout of Napoleon’s invasion force for England before he was forced to call off the operation. That’s a lot of ships.
Long exposure of a helicopter landing, from the February 1949 issue of Life Magazine. By Andreas Feininger, and archived at Google. Fantastic picture.