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    • Wm. C. P. Breckinridge.

    • Lawyers; Newspaper editors; Portraits
    • W. C. P. Breckinridge was born in Baltimore, Md., in 1837. He was educated at Pisgah Academy in Woodford County, Kentucky, before attending Centre College in Danville, Kentucky, where he graduated in 1855. He received a law degree from the...
    • W.M. Beckner.

    • Lawyers; Legislators; Judges; Portraits
    • William Morgan Beckner was born in 1841 in Moorefield, in Nicholas County, Kentucky. He attended the schools of Bath and Fleming counties, before attending Centre College in Danville. He read law under Judge E. C. Phister and was admitted to the...
    • W. O. Harris.

    • Lawyers; Judges; Legal education; Teachers; Portraits
    • Willis Overton Harris was born in 1847 in Powhatan County, Virginia. He entered Virginia Military Institute in 1863 and fought in the Civil War with VMI cadet corps until wars end, receiving an honorary degree in 1867. He attended University of...
    • Vokes Sisters.

    • Group portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing
    • Group portrait of three Vokes sisters (Victoria, Rosina, and Jessie), who, with Fred and Fawdon Vokes, wrote and performed sketches as the Vokes Family. They are wearing striped dresses with pinafores and wide-brimmed hats. These costumes may...
    • Vokes Family.

    • Group portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing; Families
    • Group portrait of three Vokes sisters (Victoria, Rosina, and Jessie), who, with Fred and Fawdon Vokes, wrote and performed sketches as the Vokes Family in the 1880s. They are wearing dark, winter-weight dresses and hats. They performed "The Belles...
    • Vita defuncta.

    • Artists' books--Specimens; Bereavement--Poetry; Death in art; War in art; CHR 2005; PRO Pisano, Maria G. (autograph)
    • Limited ed. of 25 numbered copies, signed by the artist. / "The poem speaks of loss in war vs natural death as seen in nature. War is a recurring cycle, but unlike nature, which brings change and growth through the seasons, war only brings death...
    • Tiberius, front view.

    • Roman (ancient Italian style); Imperial (Roman); Julio-Claudian
    • "[…] this portrait probably came from the forum's Augusteum (a shrine dedicated to the imperial family). […] In this portrait, the hair is combed forward, with short bangs over the forehead, formed by straight and regularly laid locks that open in...
    • Thos. Speed.

    • Lawyers; Portraits
    • Thomas Speed was born in Bardstown, Kentucky, in 1841, and was educated at Centre and Hanover Colleges. He served in the Union Army during the Civil War. After the war Captain Speed studied law at the University of Michigan, and practiced in...
    • Thos. R. Gordon.

    • Lawyers; Judges; Portraits
    • Thomas R. Gordon was born in 1854 in Owingsville, Kentucky. In 1890 he joined with University of Louisville graduate John C. Strother , a Trimble County native, to form the extremely successful partnership, Strother & Gordon. The firm had among...
    • Thomas Walker Bullitt.

    • Bookplates; Armorial bookplates; Labels
    • Shield with a thick, angled stripe and three circles. Above the shield is a knight's helmet and large ornamental flourishes. Above the design is the word "Oxmoor." At the bottom is the name "Thomas Walker Bullitt." Thomas Walker Bullitt was the son...
    • The Death of Bara.

    • Neoclassical
    • “The following year, the heroes of the day were children. David was asked to paint Joseph Bara, the drummer who chose to die rather than shout ‘Vive le roi!’, and the young Provençal Agricol Viala. Of these two projects, one unfinished canvas...

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