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    • Quick Tire Service building, Louisville, Kentucky, 1929.

    • Automobile service stations; Electric signs; Advertising; Tire industry; Stores & shops; Buildings; Storefronts
    • A nighttime view of illuminated signs and lighting at the Quick Tire Service shop at 701 East Broadway in Louisville, Kentucky. A large vertical illuminated sign to the left reads "US ROYAL CORD TIRES QUICK TIRE SERVICE INC." A painted sign...
    • Breviary, England, mid 13th century, fragment.

    • Breviaries--England--lllustrations; Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval--England; Manuscripts, Medieval; Illuminations 1200-1500
    • Leaf from a book used for daily prayers by a monk or other person living in a religious community, probably in England. The book was written in the thirteenth century on animal skin since paper was not used at that time. The text is from an...
    • Book of Hours, France, early 16th century, fragment.

    • Book of Hours--France--Illustrations; Illumination of books and manuscripts--France--Renaissance, 1450-1600
    • Books of Hours were used for private prayers by lay people. Typically Books of Hours included a calendar, Gospel lessons, and hours of daily prayer including Hours of the Virgin, Hours of the Cross, and Hours of the Holy Spirit, as well as psalms...
    • Khamsah of Nizami, fragment.

    • Khamsah--Illustrations; Illumination of books and manuscripts, Iranian
    • Persian poetry, written in calligraphy on handmade paper. One of Persia's most famous poets, the twelfth century Nizam-uddin Abu Mahommed Ilyas bin Yusuf lived most of his life in Ganja, in what now is Azerbaijan. Nizami is best remembered for his...
    • Book of Hours, France, early 16th century, fragment.

    • Book of Hours--France--Illustrations; Illumination of books and manuscripts--France--Renaissance, 1450-1600
    • Books of Hours (Horae) were used for private prayers by lay people. Typically Books of Hours included a calendar, Gospel lessons, and hours of daily prayer including Hours of the Virgin, Hours of the Cross, and Hours of the Holy Spirit, as well as...
    • Heman Tire & Battery Service station, Louisville, Kentucky, 1929.

    • Automobile service stations; Tire industry; Gasoline pumps; Trucks; Vehicles; Automobiles; Advertisements; Electric signs; Lighting
    • A nighttime view of the Heman Tire & Battery Service station at 132-136 East Broadway in Louisville, Kentucky. The company name appears on an illuminated sign stretching across the station entrance. Firestone tires and tubes are displayed in a...
    • ELECTRA, 1897.

    • Stern wheelers; Steamboats; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • Bow and port side of ELECTRA, nearing completion, at the bank of Ohio River at Howard Shipyard. ELECTRA, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (170 ft. x 35 ft. x 5.5 ft.), was built by Howard in 1897. Owned by Red River Line, ELECTRA operated on...
    • Rialto Theatre interior.

    • Buildings; Theaters; Cultural facilities; Rialto Theatre (Louisville, Ky.)
    • Address: 616 S. Fourth Street (Demolished, 1969). This is the grand staircase to the promenade of the Rialto Theatre. The staircase appears to be made of marble with tile flooring. Modeled on the Capitol Theater in New York City, only the best of...
    • Majestic Theatre, exterior.

    • Buildings; Theaters; Cultural facilities
    • Address: 544 S. Fourth Street (Building no longer exists.) The Majestic opened as a vaudeville theater in 1908. Beyond that fact, however, its history is far less certain. The most commonly stated version is that the 1908 theater was torn down and...
    • Illuminating the Manuscript Leaves

    • Antiphonaries; Book of Hours; Breviaries; Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval; Illuminations 1200-1500; Khamsah; Koran manuscripts; Manuscripts, Medieval; Persian language; Psalters
    • This digital collection includes eighteen illuminated manuscript leaves which were acquired by the University of Louisville Libraries in 2006 with funding from the Pzena Foundation. Dating from 1150 through 1867, these leaves represent Western...

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