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    • Bible, France, mid 13th century, fragment.

    • Bible, France, mid 13th century, fragment.

    • Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval--France; Manuscripts, Medieval; Illuminations 1200-1500

    • Leaf from a small portable Gothic Bible, copied in France in the thirteenth century. The Latin translation used throughout this period was known as the Vulgate, since Latin was the common or vulgar language read by all literate people of the time....
    • Psalter, England, early 15th century, fragment.

    • Psalter, England, early 15th century, fragment.

    • Psalters--England--Illustrations; Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval--England; Manuscripts, Medieval; Illuminations 1200-1500

    • A Psalter or Book of Psalms is a book of the Hebrew Bible with the text of 150 songs, traditionally believed to have been written by the Hebrew King David. The Psalter was used for both public worship and private prayers and, until Books of Hours...
    • Gen. R.S. Satterlee, U.S.A.

    • Gen. R.S. Satterlee, U.S.A.

    • Portraits; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Military personnel--Union; Generals--American--1860-1870; Generals; Military uniforms; Military officers

    • Portrait of Richard Sherwood Satterlee (1798-1880), who was assigned to duty in New York City as attending surgeon and Medical Purveyor for the Union Army during the United States Civil War (brevet brigadier general). Removal of the wounded from...
    • Morton Walker and Sam Fife.

    • Morton Walker and Sam Fife.

    • University of Louisville--Faculty; University of Louisville. Speed Scientific School; Deans (Education);

    • Morton Walker and Sam Fife at the University of Louisville. Morton Walker taught English in the Speed School beginning in 1946 until his retirement in 1974. He served as Acting Dean of Men, 1947-48 and as Dean of Men 1948-1952. He also served as a...
    • Chi Omega sorority house, 2012.

    • Chi Omega sorority house, 2012.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; Fraternities & sororities; Student housing;

    • Chi Omega sorority, seen from the back. Current uses: Housing for sorority since 1970. Named in honor: Named Zelma Karr Jenks Home Management Building in 1951, in honor of Zelda Karr Jenks, who served as head of Home Economics from 1923 to 1941....
    • J. Stoddard Johnston Elementary School.

    • J. Stoddard Johnston Elementary School.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; Educational facilities

    • The building appears to have been purchased by the University of Louisville in March, 1981. It was the site of a University of Louisville daycare center, 1981-1997. Beginning in 2000, police used it for an anti-terrorism/hostage training facility....
    • Chi Omega sorority house, 2012.

    • Chi Omega sorority house, 2012.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; Model houses; Educational facilities;

    • Chi Omega Sorority house, with University Towers Apartments in the background. Current uses: Housing for sorority since 1970. Named in honor: Named Zelma Karr Jenks Home Management Building in 1951, in honor of Zelda Karr Jenks, who served as head...
    • Threlkeld Hall.

    • Threlkeld Hall.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; Threlkeld Hall (Louisville, Ky.); Dormitories; Student housing;

    • Threlkeld Hall dormitory, with a field in the foreground. Current uses: Dormitory; Etscorn Honors Center (beginning in 2004). Named in honor of Hilda Threlkeld, former Dean of Women. Former uses: Women's dormitory; originally opened in 1962 as a...
    • Collegiate Institute.

    • Collegiate Institute.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; Collegiate Institute of Louisville; Educational facilities;

    • This building was the second home of Louisville Collegiate Institute, or Louisville College. Louisville Collegiate Institute was created November 14, 1837 with provisions for seven departments: Mental and Moral Science and Political Economy;...
    • University Library under construction, University of Louisville, 1955.

    • University Library under construction, University of Louisville, 1955.

    • Construction; Construction equipment; Construction workers; Schneider Hall (Louisville, Ky.); Pile drivers;

    • A pile driver stands beside a large hole; construction workers stand near the hole and mounds of dirt. They are beginning construction of the new University Library (later renamed Schneider Hall). According to the September 1955 Alumni News, nearly...
    • Three lictors, front views.

    • Three lictors, front views.

    • Sculpture; Metalwork; Figurines; Men; Bodyguards; Guards; People associated with health & safety; Clothing & dress; Boots; Footwear; Hairstyles; Fasces; Ceremonial objects; Emblems; Symbols; Lifting & carrying

    • "When the emperor passed by a crowd, lictors were responsible for holding the onlookers back. The statue here is composed of three lictors standing side by side, their heads turned slightly toward their right. They wear long togas draped over...
    • Parallel of Life & Art.

    • Parallel of Life & Art.

    • Exhibitions; Art exhibitions; Photographs; Reproductions; Art objects; Art; Photojournalism; Science; Sculpture; Heads (Anatomy); Architecture; Interiors; Walls; Ceilings; Architectural elements; Windows; Draperies

    • Photograph of exhibition installation, ICA (Institute of Contemporary Arts), London, September-October 1953; "In this early Independent Group exhibition photographs of varying sizes were attached to the gallery walls. Others were suspended by...
    • Composition 8.

    • Composition 8.

    • Paintings; Oil paintings; Abstract paintings; Abstract works; Geometry; Colors

    • "Vassily Kandinsky was a prominent member of the Bauhaus faculty from 1922, and he remained until 1933, when it was closed by the Nazis. His paintings of that period reflect the geometric angularity he espoused as part of the Russian...
    • Palette of King Narmer, back (left), front (right).

    • Palette of King Narmer, back (left), front (right).

    • Sculpture; Bas-reliefs; Plaques; Storytelling; History; Inscriptions; Hieroglyphics; Writing systems; Names; Symbols; Myths; Legends; Homicides; Decapitations; Men; Kings; Rulers; People associated with politics & government; Heroes; Enemies;...

    • From Hierakonpolis, Egypt. "In Predynastic times, Egypt was divided geographically and politically into Upper Egypt (the southern, upstream part of the Nile Valley), a narrow tract of grassland that encouraged hunting, and Lower (northern)...
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