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    • Psalter, England, early 15th century, fragment.

    • Psalter, England, early 15th century, fragment.

    • Psalters--England--Illustrations; Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval--England; Manuscripts, Medieval; Illuminations 1200-1500

    • A Psalter or Book of Psalms is a book of the Hebrew Bible with the text of 150 songs, traditionally believed to have been written by the Hebrew King David. The Psalter was used for both public worship and private prayers and, until Books of Hours...
    • Book of Hours, Italy, late 15th century, fragment.

    • Book of Hours, Italy, late 15th century, fragment.

    • Book of Hours--Italy--Illustrations; Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval--Italy; Manuscripts, Medieval; Illuminations 1200-1500

    • 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...
    • History in Persian, fragment.

    • 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...
    • Khamsah of Nizami, fragment.

    • 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...
    • Antiphonary, France, 15th century, fragment.

    • Antiphonary, France, 15th century, fragment.

    • Antiphonaries--Illustrations; Gregorian chants--Illustrations; Music--Manuscripts--France; Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval--France; Manuscripts, Medieval

    • Leaf from a fifteenth century French antiphonary, representing a segment of text related to the Feast of the Crown of Thorns. Also called an antiphonal or antiphoner, an antiphonary collects portions of psalms and hymns sung during liturgies or...
    • History in Persian, fragment.

    • 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...
    • Hafiz, 14th cent. Divan, fragment.

    • Hafiz, 14th cent. Divan, fragment.

    • Persian poetry

    • Persian poetry, written in calligraphy on handmade paper. This original fourteenth century leaf is from a calligraphic manuscript of the Divan of Hafiz, the collected poems of the poet also known as Muhammed Shamsuddin Hafiz or Shamsoddin Mohammad...
    • Ring with cameo.

    • Ring with cameo.

    • Jewelry; Rings; Goldwork; Metalwork; Myths; Legends; Cupids; Supernatural beings; Fictitious characters; Dolphins; Aquatic animals; Animals; Whips; Boats; Vessels; Vehicles; Bodies of water

    • "This ring is formed from a circular hollow band made from rolled and soldered gold leaf, which flares out near the bezel. The bezel, rectangular in shape but with rounded corners, is set with a blue-tinged agate in two layers against a white...
    • Urn of a young soldier.

    • Urn of a young soldier.

    • Sculpture; Urns; Death & burial; Containers; Soldiers; Military personnel; People associated with military activities; Death & burial; Friezes (Ornamental bands); Cartouches; Pediments; Tympana; Architectural elements; Inscriptions; Names;...

    • "The front of this rectangular urn is decorated with two friezes of hearts and darts. Smooth strips frame the decoration along the top and bottom rims and emphasize the container's shape. The central surface of such objects was inscribed. This...
    • Mrs. Langtry.

    • Mrs. Langtry.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing

    • Three-quarter length character portrait of "The Jersey Lily," performer and writer Lillie Langtry, wearing a long dress with a leaf pattern, long gloves, and a hat with a large ostrich plume. Born Emilie Charlotte Le Breton in Jersey,...
    • John P. Morton & Co. Woodblock Prints, Sheet 14-2.

    • John P. Morton & Co. Woodblock Prints, Sheet 14-2.

    • Assyria--History; Kings; Queens; Men; Women; Animals; Rescue work; Asia--History; Textbooks; Daggers & swords; Lutes; Stringed instruments; People associated with religion; Children; Nomads; Harps; Persia; Turkey; Poland; Denmark

    • Woodblock prints of, from top to bottom starting at left (all images signed "Hartwell" unless otherwise noted): Sardanapalus (Assyrian king) seated on throne holding a goblet aloft, with men and women in attendance; scene in city square;...
    • John P. Morton & Co. Woodblock Prints, Sheet 8-1.

    • John P. Morton & Co. Woodblock Prints, Sheet 8-1.

    • Military personnel; Servants; Men; Women; Children; Reading; Skeletons; Scythes; Animals; Violins; Sailors; Camps; Military camps; Angels; Justice

    • Woodblock prints of, from top to bottom starting at left: two uniformed military officers and one young man by bivouac; servant clears dishes from table where man and boy share "Louisville Journal" newspaper; man holds up page in book to...
    • John P. Morton & Co. Woodblock Prints, Sheet 29-2.

    • John P. Morton & Co. Woodblock Prints, Sheet 29-2.

    • Buildings; Men; Rites & ceremonies; Boston Tea Party, 1773; Demonstrations; Costumes; Moon; Women; Horses; Alligators; Steamboats; Waterfronts; Plows; Agricultural machinery & implements; Temples; Towers; Birds

    • Woodblock prints of, from left to right starting at top left: large building built in hill and valley; white man wearing loincloth and carrying bow and arrows among indigenous people, possibly setting up sacrificial altar; scene of Boston Tea...
    • 209-15 S 8th.

    • 209-15 S 8th.

    • Buildings; Tobacco industry

    • Three-story brick building at 209 through 215 South 8th Street. The sign above the entrance reads Hail & Cotton Leaf Tobacco. A car is parked in front of the building. A For Sale sign hangs in a second-floor window.
    • Breviary, England, mid 13th century, fragment.

    • 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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