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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....
    • Gen. Isaac I. Stevens, U.S.A. Corps of Engineers.

    • Gen. Isaac I. Stevens, U.S.A. Corps of Engineers.

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

    • Portrait of Isaac Ingalls Stevens (1818-1862), the first governor of Washington Territory, a United States Congressman, and a major general in the Union Army during the United States Civil War until his death at the Battle of Chantilly.
    • Gen. [sic] Ulric Dahlgren, U.S.A.

    • Gen. [sic] Ulric Dahlgren, 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 Ulric Dalgren (1842-1864), who served as a Union Army colonel in the United States Civil War. Papers found on the body of Dahlgren shortly after his death contained orders for an assassination plot against Confederate President...
    • Auditorium, Louisville, Kentucky.

    • Auditorium, Louisville, Kentucky.

    • Auditoriums; Theaters; Cultural facilities; Buildings

    • Ampitheatre Auditorium in Louisville, Kentucky, built by William F. Norton Jr. in 1889 from material salvaged from the Southern Exposition, and razed in 1904 following Norton's death in 1903. Handwritten on mounted print: "Auditorium, S.W....
    • Home Economics Department, textiles, 1930s.

    • Home Economics Department, textiles, 1930s.

    • University of Louisville--Faculty; University of Louisville--Students; Women; Sewing; Sewing machines; Home economics; Ford Hall (Louisville, Ky.)

    • Women sit at tables and stand nearby. Many of them are doing hand-sewing, but a few sit at sewing machines. There are lockers on the back wall. Two of the women who are standing are identified, one as Miss Liter and the other as Mrs. Jenks. A...
    • Splitting.

    • Splitting.

    • Collages; Montages; Demolition; Privacy; Architecture; Buildings; Houses; Dwellings; Residential facilities; Sections; Interiors; Rooms & spaces; Architectural elements; Walls; Ceilings; Stairways; Windows; Doors & doorways; Attics

    • Black and white photo-collage; "This collage makes use of photographs of a project carried out by Matta Clark in Englewood, New Jersey, which involved him splitting apart a house that was due for demolition. Having divided the house in half by...
    • Young boy wearing a toga, front view.

    • Young boy wearing a toga, front view.

    • Sculpture; Children; Youth; Boys; Clothing & dress; Crowns; Wreaths; Leaves; Pendants (Jewelry); Jewelry; Gestures; Chests; Storage furniture; Boxes; Containers; Scrolls (Visual works)

    • "With its somewhat distant-looking quality and distinctive crown of olive leaves, this statue is most likely a memorial portrait. Although the head and body originally came from two separate statues, they are chronologically consistent. The...
    • Augustus as Supreme Pontiff, front view.

    • Augustus as Supreme Pontiff, front view.

    • Sculpture; Portraits; Men; Emperors; Rulers; People associated with politics & government; Priests; Clergy; People associated with religion; Clothing & dress; Hairstyles

    • "This portrait of Emperor Augustus (27 B.C. - 14 A.D.) is a fragment of a full-length statue that was recarved into a bust and then set on an architectural element taken from another source. The chin, nose, and arch of the right eyebrow are...
    • Emperor with the head of Trajan, front view.

    • Emperor with the head of Trajan, front view.

    • Sculpture; Portraits; Men; Emperors; Rulers; People associated with politics & government; Military officers; Military personnel; People associated with military activities; Gestures; Clothing & dress; Hairstyles; Military uniforms;...

    • "This armored statue was discovered in the ancient city of Gabii. […] The portrait of Trajan, set on a modern neck, did not belong to the statue; it was furnished in 1793 by Vincenzo Pacetti, who produced this reconstituted piece for the...
    • Colosseum, Rome, Italy, vomitorium, reconstruction.

    • Colosseum, Rome, Italy, vomitorium, reconstruction.

    • Architecture; Amphitheaters; Theaters; Open-air theaters; Stadiums; Sports & recreation facilities; Social & civic facilities; Cultural facilities; Buildings; Circular buildings; Sports; Recreation; Games; Entertainment; Gladiators;...

    • Based on a drawing by Lanciano and Carpano (caption, p.197); “The Colosseum was begun by Vespasian in the 70s AD on the site of the lake of Nero’s Domus Aurea, and was financed from the spoils of the sack of Jerusalem in AD 70. It was dedicated...
    • Domitian, bronze equestrian statue, reworked with head of Nerva.

    • Domitian, bronze equestrian statue, reworked with head of Nerva.

    • Sculpture; Equestrian statues; Metalwork; Portraits; Men; Emperors; Rulers; Upper class; People associated with politics & government; People associated with military activities; Military officers; Military personnel; Clothing & dress;...

    • “Detail from a bronze equestrian statue of the emperor Domitian, which was raised from the sea floor near Miseno. After the emperor’s violent death and the subsequent declaration of a damnatio memoriae – the abolition of his memory – the...
    • The Spirit of the Dead Watches (Manao Tupapau).

    • The Spirit of the Dead Watches (Manao Tupapau).

    • Paintings; Oil paintings; Girls; Youth; Teenagers; Nudes; Backs (Anatomy); Fear; Ghosts; Women; Dead persons; Supernatural beings; Supernatural; Beds; Furniture; Bedsheets; Pillows

    • “In various letters and diary notes the artist has explained how the preoccupation with ethnological problems, with the symbolism of colors, and certain literary concepts participated in the genesis of this canvas: ‘I painted the nude of a...
    • Bald Eagle.

    • Bald Eagle.

    • Collages; Abstract works; Eagles; Birds; Animals

    • "In the year before Pollock's premature death, Krasner made powerful collages, possibly drawing on the huge semi-abstract 'paper-cuts' that the veteran French Modernist Henri Matisse was producing around this time. In one of these collages she...
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