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    • Leda Atomica.

    • Surrealist; Modern (styles and periods); Modernist
    • "Gala-Leda rendered 'in accordance with the modern "nothing touches" theory of intra-atomic physica' (Dali)." (Caption); Dali himself was only too happy to admit his debt to Gala. In the early 1930s he had begun to sign his paintings 'Gala-Salvador...
    • Kosair Temple, ballroom.

    • Buildings; Ballrooms; Chandeliers; Kosair Temple (Louisville, Ky.)
    • Address: 224 E. Broadway. The ballroom of the Kosair Temple is shown with chairs lining the wood floor. A piano is on the right and rows of matching chandeliers line the ceiling. The ceiling and walls are ornately decorated in Egyptian-style...
    • Kosair Temple, exterior.

    • Buildings; Kosair Temple (Louisville, Ky.)
    • Address: 224 E. Broadway. The exterior of the completed Kosair Temple is shown with numerous automobiles in front. The entryway is lit by a street lamp and sconces. The central windows of the third floor look out over balconies. Printed on front:...
    • Lincoln Garage.

    • Buildings; Garages; Lincoln Garage, Inc. (Louisville, Ky.)
    • Address: 444 S. Fifth Street. The photograph shows a multistory building with the words Lincoln Garage painted on the side. That wording also appears on a T-shaped sign hanging on the front of the building. That sign also says "Storage" and...
    • Qur'an fragment.

    • Koran manuscripts; Manuscripts, Persian
    • An original manuscript leaf from a late sixteenth century or early seventeenth century Persian Qur'an, written and illuminated circa 1570-1630 on handmade paper. The Qur'an or Holy Koran is the key religious text for Islam. Followers of Islam find...
    • 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...
    • History in Persian, fragment.

    • Persian language
    • Leaf from a nineteenth century Persian language history book produced in India, most likely Jaipur, in AH 1284. The date, according to the Islamic calendar, is counted from 622 CE when the Prophet Muhammad made his Hijra or Hegira, moving from...
    • History in Persian, fragment.

    • Persian language
    • Leaf from a nineteenth century Persian language history book produced in India, most likely Jaipur, in AH 1284. The date, according to the Islamic calendar, is counted from 622 CE when the Prophet Muhammad made his Hijra or Hegira, moving from...
    • 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....
    • Expositio in omnes Pauli epistolas, fragment.

    • Manuscripts, Medieval Florus; Lugdunensis; Citeaux (Cote-d'Or, France)
    • Leaf from a twelfth century theology book, copied at the Monastery of Citeaux in France. The book was written on animal skins since paper was not used in Europe at that time, and was intended for study or for reading aloud within the monastic...
    • Qur'an Commentary fragment.

    • Koran--Commentaries
    • Original sixteenth century leaf from a commentary or writings about the text of the Qur'an written on handmade paper. Followers of Islam find the Qur'an to be the literal word of God, revealed through the prophet Muhammad and containing all things...
    • 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...

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