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    • The Persistence of Memory.

    • Surrealist; Modern (styles and periods); Modernist
    • "Dali's famous 'melting clocks' in The Persistence of Memory portray the uncanny quality of certain dreams. In a stark, oddly illuminated landscape, a number of elements referring to time - watches, eggs, a dead fish, a dead tree - are juxtaposed...
    • Manhattan.

    • Tachiste; Art Informel; Abstract (fine arts style)
    • "Wols's painted surfaces register a variety of different activities. Paint was stenciled, smeared, trickled, or thrown onto his canvases. Markings were incised using the artist's fingers or sticks. In essence, though, these images were more...
    • Rialto Theatre interior.

    • Buildings; Theaters; Cultural facilities; Rialto Theatre (Louisville, Ky.)
    • Address: 616 S. Fourth Street (Demolished, 1969). This is the grand staircase to the promenade of the Rialto Theatre. The staircase appears to be made of marble with tile flooring. Modeled on the Capitol Theater in New York City, only the best of...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Book of Hours, France, early 16th century, fragment.

    • Book of Hours--France--Illustrations; Illumination of books and manuscripts--France--Renaissance, 1450-1600
    • Books of Hours (Horae) were used for private prayers by lay people. Typically Books of Hours included a calendar, Gospel lessons, and hours of daily prayer including Hours of the Virgin, Hours of the Cross, and Hours of the Holy Spirit, as well as...
    • Book of Hours, France, early 16th century, fragment.

    • Book of Hours--France--Illustrations; Illumination of books and manuscripts--France--Renaissance, 1450-1600
    • Books of Hours were used for private prayers by lay people. Typically Books of Hours included a calendar, Gospel lessons, and hours of daily prayer including Hours of the Virgin, Hours of the Cross, and Hours of the Holy Spirit, as well as psalms...
    • ELECTRA, 1897.

    • Stern wheelers; Steamboats; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • Bow and port side of ELECTRA, nearing completion, at the bank of Ohio River at Howard Shipyard. ELECTRA, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (170 ft. x 35 ft. x 5.5 ft.), was built by Howard in 1897. Owned by Red River Line, ELECTRA operated on...
    • Cressman Center for Visual Arts.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; Galleries & museums; Night photographs;
    • Cressman Center for Visual Arts photographed at night from the north side of Main Street. Cars can be seen in the foreground and people can be seen inside the building in the glassblowing room and the gallery space. An illuminated sign reading...
    • Ekstrom Library, at night.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; Ekstrom Library (Louisville, Ky.); Libraries; Night photographs
    • Ekstrom Library, west entrance (new wing), at night. The entrance has broad steps and large plate glass windows. The exterior is illuminated with bright lights. The architects and the Commonwealth were given the 'Honor Award' by the Kentucky...
    • J.B. Speed Hall at night.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; J.B. Speed Hall (Louisville, Ky.); University of Louisville. Speed Scientific School; Educational facilities; Cupolas; Columns; Night; Night photographs;
    • J.B. Speed Hall, seen from the front at night. The cupola is illuminated, but the weather vane is only barely visible. J.B. Speed Hall was built largely with funds from the Works Progress Administration and James B. Speed's two children, Olive...
    • 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...

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