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    • Portrait of George Washington.

    • Portrait of George Washington.

    • Paintings; Oil paintings; Portraits; Portrait paintings; Men; Presidents; Politicians; Statesmen; Heads of state; Government officials; People associated with politics & government; Older people; Gestures; Sitting; Posing; Clothing & dress;...

    • “[…] Washington is placed in an elaborate setting equal to his importance. In the Grand Manner tradition of portraiture, his is before a velvet drapery swag and a classical column, both alluding to his high rank, and surrounded by the...
    • The Apparition [Salome and the Head of John the Baptist].

    • The Apparition [Salome and the Head of John the Baptist].

    • Paintings; Oil paintings; Storytelling; Myths; Legends; Biblical events; Women; Dancers; Clothing & dress; Headgear; Jewelry; Necklaces; Bracelets; Gestures; Pointing fingers; Posing; Supernatural; Saints; People associated with religion; Dead...

    • "As early as 1876, in the ornate, somewhat epicene sensuality of The Apparition, Moreau summarized many of the concepts that linked the melancholy beauty of the Pre-Raphaelites with his own native poetic tradition epitomized by Baudelaire's...
    • Book of Hours, France, mid 16th century, fragment.

    • Book of Hours, France, mid 16th century, fragment.

    • Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval--France; Manuscripts, Medieval; Illuminations 1500-1550

    • A Book of Hours was the primary text for private lay devotion in the late middle ages and Renaissance. Consisting of the cycle of prayers to be recited at the eight canonical hours or established times for prayers throughout the day, the content of...
    • Residences, Louisville, Kentucky, 1929.

    • Residences, Louisville, Kentucky, 1929.

    • Dwellings; Houses; Buildings; Streets

    • A row of vehicles is parked along the curb in front of two residences, probably in Louisville, Kentucky. The street is partially brick and has trolley tracks. The two residences are very similar styles with elaborate ironwork creating a canopy for...
    • Rialto Theatre, Louisville, Kentucky, 1921.

    • Rialto Theatre, Louisville, Kentucky, 1921.

    • Rialto Theatre (Louisville, Ky.); Theaters; Cultural facilities; Street railroad tracks; Cobblestone streets; Buildings; Motion picture theaters

    • Address: 616 S. Fourth Street, Louisville, Kentucky. A cobblestone road with trolley tracks runs in front of the Rialto Theatre. The entryway to the theater includes an inset, multi-story area with a ticket booth and decorative tile flooring. The...
    • Majestic Theatre, exterior.

    • Majestic Theatre, exterior.

    • Buildings; Theaters; Cultural facilities; Majestic Theatre (Louisville, Ky.)

    • Address: 618 S. Fourth Street (Building no longer exists.) The Majestic opened as a vaudeville theater in 1908. Beyond that fact, however, its history is far less certain. The most commonly stated version is that the 1908 theater was torn down and...
    • Majestic Theatre, Louisville, Kentucky, 1922.

    • Majestic Theatre, Louisville, Kentucky, 1922.

    • Majestic Theatre (Louisville, Ky.); Theaters; Buildings; Electric lighting; Cultural facilities

    • Address: 618 S. Fourth Street, Louisville, Kentucky. The Majestic Theatre is shown lit up at night. The marquee advertises "Mysterious Rider" above the multi-story entry. Above the ticket booth is a lit sign reading, "Popular prices...
    • Bernheim Building.

    • Bernheim Building.

    • Buildings; Windows; Bernheim Building (Louisville, Ky.)

    • Address: 638-640 S. Fourth Street. The Bernheim Building is shown with a sign reading "For Rent / This vestibule space & show window / including basement / also light rooms on 2nd & 3rd floors / Both [?] 1474 / Apply M. S. Kohler /...
    • Olga Schulte of Louisville, Kentucky, 1922.

    • Olga Schulte of Louisville, Kentucky, 1922.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Women; Brides; Wedding clothing & dress

    • Bridal portrait of Olga (Mrs. William) Schulte of Louisville, Kentucky, holding an elaborate bouquet. The photograph has yellow discoloration from age. Stamped on back of image: credit, John T. Berry (Louisville photographer); March 9, 1922.
    • Elizabeth Cobb Brody in circus attire, 1932.

    • Elizabeth Cobb Brody in circus attire, 1932.

    • Portraits; Women; Costumes; Horses; Circus performers

    • Elizabeth Cobb Brody, daughter of author/actor Irvin S. Cobb, sitting atop a white horse, wearing an elaborate costume. Stamped on back of image: May 17, 1932; Acme NewsPictures. Attached to back: Seeking material for a new book, daughter of Irvin...
    • Scratching Both Walls at Once, film still.

    • Scratching Both Walls at Once, film still.

    • Performance art; Video recording; Motion pictures; Film stills; Myths; Fairy tales; Allusions; Artificial limbs; Artists; Women; Hairstyles; Posing; Interiors; Rooms & spaces; Architectural elements; Walls; Windows

    • Film still from recorded performance. "Rebecca Horn's early performances involved her strapping surreal prostheses to her body or wearing elaborate costumes. The allusions to fairy tale and myth were unmistakable but rarely specific. Since...
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