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    • Young woman in woods, circa 1910.

    • Young adults; Forests; Daydreaming; Girls; Fictitious characters
    • Teenage girl, wearing a plaid dress and hat, appears to be deep in thought as she stands in the woods. She is leaning on a rail that is part of a platform or bench that has been constructed among the trees. Although the young woman does not appear...
    • Yellow vademecum.

    • Artists' books--Specimens; Mechanical drawing--In art
    • Title from publisher info. / Edition of 1. / "This Medieval type of book was designed to be worn on one's belt. ... The book's folded pages open up to be read while still wearing the book, so everything in it is upside down to all but the reader....
    • Years yet yesterday: an abecedary, minus two letters.

    • AIDS (Disease) in art; Words in art; Artists' books--Specimens
    • "This series ... was completed on November 5, 2014 to commemorate the 10th anniversary of Larry Kramer's speech, 'The Tragedy of Today's Gays,' and to invite viewers to reflect upon a decade-long sliver of the 30+ ongoing years of the AIDS...
    • Worship.

    • Violins; Musicians; Organs; Churches
    • A man identified in other Kate Matthews photographs as Ted plays a violin as he stands facing the camera next to the pipe organ in Pewee Valley Presbyterian Church in Oldham County, Kentucky. There is a music stand in front of him and a music book...
    • Worship.

    • Violins; Musicians; Organs; Churches
    • A man identified in other Kate Matthews photographs as Ted plays a violin as he stands facing the camera next to the pipe organ in Pewee Valley Presbyterian Church in Oldham County, Kentucky. There is a music stand in front of him and a music book...
    • Words of wonder faces of wonder.

    • Artists' books--Specimens
    • Stiff leaf book structure modified with alternating pamphlet-sewn pages. Museum board covered with Japanese book cloth. Painted Tyvek spine linig. / Text printed in Papyrus on Strathmore inkjet Canvas. Photos printed on Epson Premium Photo Paper....
    • Wishing you a merry Christmas.

    • Christmas cards; Holly; Books
    • Open book bearing the inscription "Wishing you a merry Christmas." A red bow lies near the book, and a holly vine with berries is draped above it. Another vining plant is faintly visible in the background. "C-111" printed on front. Postmarked 1910?...
    • Wire act.

    • Miniature books--Specimens; Matchboxes--Specimens; Aerialists in art; Tightrope walking; Artists' books--Specimens
    • Limited ed. of 100. / Accordion-folded book on Mohawk fine paper within matchbox with applied paper wrapper and label. The illustrations were printed separately and mounted on the pages. Font is Auriol. / Offset printed. Accordion folded miniature...
    • Wind blown.

    • Trees; Lakes & ponds; Waterfronts
    • A lone tree growing on a hill is bent toward the water of Lake Michigan. Handwritten on album page in photographer Kate Matthews' hand: "Wind Blown". Inscribed on first and second pages of album: "Illustrations, by Kate Seston Matthews" and "To...
    • William B. Harrison of Louisville, Kentucky, 1932.

    • Portraits; Men; Government officials; Mayors; Conference rooms; Meetings
    • William B. Harrison, Mayor of Louisville, Kentucky from 1927-1933, sitting with a book opened in front of him, surrounded by five unidentified men. The photograph has been painted on, creased, and is yellowing with age. Handwritten on back of...
    • Wild girls redux: an operator's manual.

    • Sexism; Sexism in art; Women in art; Artists' books--Specimens
    • Limited ed. of 100 copies, signed by the artist. / "Designed and letterpress printed from photopolymer plates ... Text adapted from the Missouri Department of Revenue Motorcycle Operator Manual. Typefaces are Blue Highway, French Cursive, and...
    • Weaving class, Louisville, Kentucky, 1927.

    • Girls; People; Weaving; Classrooms
    • Several African American girls learn how to weave in a classroom, presumably run by the Presbyterian Colored Mission. Each has a wooden frame with a piece of rough cloth stretched across it. The girls use a pointed tool on the cloth. One of the...
    • Wave washed sand.

    • Beaches; Lakes & ponds; Waterfronts; Rocks; Sand
    • Waves break against rocks and sand along the shore of Lake Michigan. Handwritten on album page by photographer Kate Matthews: "Wave Washed Sand". Inscribed on first and second pages of album: "Illustrations, by Kate Seston Matthews" and "To Lillian...

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