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    • Venus from Montagne, front view.

    • Venus from Montagne, front view.

    • Sculpture; Figurines; Women; Goddesses; Myths; Legends; Supernatural beings; Fictitious characters; Hairstyles; Headgear; Grooming; Gestures; Mirrors; Symbols; Cupids; Dolphins; Aquatic animals; Lifting & carrying

    • "Venus is represented rising out of the water in accord with the conventions of the Aphrodite Anadyomene type. The triton and dolphin, which recall the maritime setting, were sometimes depicted alternately with two cupids accompanying the...
    • Alice N. Pickett of Louisville, Kentucky, 1930.

    • Alice N. Pickett of Louisville, Kentucky, 1930.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Women; Physicians; College administrators; Teachers; People associated with education & communication

    • Portrait of Dr. Alice N. Pickett of Louisville, Kentucky, wearing a cloche hat and blazer. Alice Newcombe Pickett (1888-1971) joined the medical faculty at the University of Louisville in 1921 as the head of the obstetrics department. Nicknamed...
    • Alice N. Pickett.

    • Alice N. Pickett.

    • Bookplates; Labels

    • Decorative panel featuring a young man in profile wearing a helmet with wings, a horn, the drama masks for comedy (Thalia) and tragedy (Melpomene), two snakes wrapped around a staff with wings (caduceus), and a scroll with Greek text. At the base...
    • Jas. S. Jackman.

    • Jas. S. Jackman.

    • Lawyers; Portraits

    • John S. Jackman was born in 1841 in Carroll County, Kentucky. His education took place in the county of his birth, but was interrupted when he joined the Confederate army, enrolling in the Ninth Kentucky Infantry of the First Kentucky Brigade. He...
    • Ethel Barrymore, circa 1910.

    • Ethel Barrymore, circa 1910.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women

    • Portrait of actress and director Ethel Barrymore with her dark hair piled atop her head, wearing a white tunic with arm bands. Barrymore was born August 15, 1879 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Her parents (Maurice Barrymore and Georgiana Drew),...
    • Ethel Barrymore, 1907.

    • Ethel Barrymore, 1907.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing

    • Character portrait of actress and director Ethel Barrymore seated on an elegant divan with a parasol leaned against her lap. She wears a chiffon dress with a flower print, white gloves, black choker, pearl necklace, and a fascinator with plumage....
    • Ethel Barrymore.

    • Ethel Barrymore.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women

    • Portrait of actress and director Ethel Barrymore wearing a dark dress, with her dark hair pulled back on either side of her part. Barrymore was born August 15, 1879 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Her parents (Maurice Barrymore and Georgiana Drew),...
    • The latest portrait of Ethel Barrymore.

    • The latest portrait of Ethel Barrymore.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Periodical illustrations

    • Theatre Magazine page featuring actress and director Ethel Barrymore, who was born August 15, 1879 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Her parents (Maurice Barrymore and Georgiana Drew), siblings (John Barrymore and Lionel Barrymore), and other...
    • Lillian Keller.

    • Lillian Keller.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women

    • Hand-colored portrait of Lillian Keller, a Louisvillian by birth, who appeared in "Peg O' My Heart" at Macauley's Theatre, January 12-17, 1914. She wears a string of pearls. Inscription on print, lower right: To Col. J. T. Macauley - In...
    • Julia Arthur, circa 1898.

    • Julia Arthur, circa 1898.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women

    • Oval-shaped portrait of Canadian actress Julia Arthur striking a pensive pose, wearing a black dress with ruffles at neck and wrists and sheer sleeves. Arthur, whose birth name was Ida Lewis, was born in 1869 in Hamilton, Ontario. She starred in...
    • Wilson Barrett.

    • Wilson Barrett.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men

    • Character portrait of Shakespearean actor Wilson Barrett wearing a suit jacket, tie with stickpin, and unbuttoned houndstooth overcoat. His curly hair is worn relatively long in the back, with short bangs. Barrett was born February 18, 1846 in...
    • Ethel Barrymore, circa 1904.

    • Ethel Barrymore, circa 1904.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women

    • Full-length photogravure portrait of actress and director Ethel Barrymore wearing a long dress, turned to her right with her hands behind her back. Barrymore was born August 15, 1879 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Her parents (Maurice Barrymore and...
    • Koby Drug Company, Louisville, Kentucky.

    • Koby Drug Company, Louisville, Kentucky.

    • Drugstores; Stores & shops; Window displays; Signs (Notices)

    • Koby Drug Company store window display, Louisville, Kentucky; advertising Soda, Coca-Cola, Drugs, S.S.S. "to restore vitality in the blood," and "Lanteen Birth Control is reliable." Handwritten on back of print: "Drug...
    • Where Do We Come From? What Are We? Where Are We Going?

    • Where Do We Come From? What Are We? Where Are We Going?

    • Paintings; Oil paintings; Allegorical paintings; Allegories; Human life cycle; Indigenous peoples; Men; Women; Adults; Older people; Children; Youth; Girls; Infants; Nudes; Breasts; Backs (Anatomy); Clothing & dress; Bracelets; Jewelry;...

    • "Where Do We Come From? offers a flowing composition divided into three main figure groupings set in a jungle clearing with the sea in the background. In the center a Polynesian Eve, reminiscent of Botticelli's Giuliano de' Medici in the...
    • Temple of Hatshepsut, Deir el-Bahri, Egypt, general view.

    • Temple of Hatshepsut, Deir el-Bahri, Egypt, general view.

    • Architecture; Religious facilities; Funerary facilities; Temples; Monuments; Shrines; Buildings; Rock-cut architecture; Architectural elements; Walls; Terraces; Courtyards; Inclined planes; Colonnades; Architectural sculpture; Sculpture; Cliffs;...

    • With the Middle Kingdom mortuary temple of Mentuhotep II at left; "If the most impressive monuments of the Old Kingdom are its pyramids, those of the New Kingdom are its grandiose temples, often built to honor pharaohs and queens, as well as...
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