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  • Saint John and Saint Paul as protectors against storm, thunder and lightning. Engraving.
  • Saint John and Saint Paul as protectors against storm, thunder and lightning. Coloured engraving.
  • Astronomy: various apocalyptic scenes, including gout, lightning, war, and riotous assembly. Coloured lithograph, [c.1836?].
  • Astronomy: various apocalyptic scenes, including a comet, lightning, and French soldiers. Coloured lithograph, [c.1847?].
  • Two deer struck by lightning in the forest. Etching by M. E. Ridinger after J. E. Ridinger.
  • Experiments concerning the different efficacy of pointed and blunted rods, in securing buildings against the stroke of lightning / [William Henley].
  • Lightning striking a rural building during a storm: onlookers react in terror. Engraving, 16--.
  • Lightning over the ruins at Memnonium at Thebes, Egypt. Coloured lithograph by Louis Haghe after David Roberts, 1849.
  • A man discovering the physicist Richmann after he has been killed by a bolt of lightning. Wood engraving by O. Jahyer and L. Hotelin after P. Valentin.
  • Vulcan in his forge with Jupiter throwing bolts of lightning, Venus in the sky above, symbolising the element fire. Etching by F. Bartolozzi, 1796, after F. Albani.