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    • Oranges and roses.

    • Oranges and roses.

    • Orange trees; Roses; Flowers

    • Orange tree and two rose trees. The rose trees rise to nearly the same height as the orange tree. Handwritten subtitle: "Winter in Calif." below printed title. Published by M. Rieder, Los Angeles, publisher's number 3731; made in Germany.
    • Tampa Bay Hotel, Florida, U.S.A.

    • Tampa Bay Hotel, Florida, U.S.A.

    • Hotels; Tampa Bay Hotel (Tampa, Fla.); Gardens; Towers

    • Tampa Bay Hotel, a large red building with several turrets. The turrets are rounded with Middle Eastern influenced styling. There are gardens on "islands" in front of the hotel. Text printed on verso reads, "Tamp Bay Hotel. Florida....
    • Navy Pier, Chicago.

    • Navy Pier, Chicago.

    • Piers & wharves; Boats; Lakes & ponds

    • Navy Pier on Lake Michigan, Chicago, Illinois. The pier has a red bridge or stone entranceway with a sign reading "Navy Pier" at the top. There are two boats alongside the pier and a bus or trolley approaches the entrance. Text printed on...
    • General Grant's tomb in New York.

    • General Grant's tomb in New York.

    • Tombs & sepulchral monuments; Porticoes (Porches); Columns

    • General Ulysses S. Grant's tomb, a large stone structure with columns. It is set on a small hill, with steps leading up to the building. There are people near the monument; one person is on a bicycle. Text printed on verso reads, "Grant's...
    • Easter greetings.

    • Easter greetings.

    • Easter cards; Easter eggs; Rabbits; Chickens; Flowers

    • Rabbit looks out a door in a large golden egg at a very chick that is nearly his size. The egg is decorated on top with white and purple flowers. Message on verso dated 1911.
    • Myers Hall, interior with dental chair.

    • Myers Hall, interior with dental chair.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; University of Louisville. School of Dentistry; University of Louisville. College of Dentistry; Dental equipment & supplies; Chairs;

    • Room in Myers Hall with dental chair. This appears to be an examination room. There is a box with several drawers on a table near the chair, and book cases along the wall. There is also what appears to be a spitoon attached to, or hanging from, the...
    • Myers Hall, before 1916.

    • Myers Hall, before 1916.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; Educational facilities; Louisville College of Dentistry;

    • Exterior view of Myers Hall. Myers Hall was originally built to house the Louisville College of Dentistry of Central University, and housed the University of Louisville's Dental School from 1918 until 1970. Location: 129 East Broadway. Named in...
    • Artist Studio, University of Louisville, 1933.

    • Artist Studio, University of Louisville, 1933.

    • University of Louisville--Buildings; Buildings

    • The Artist's Studio (Arts Studio?) is visible across campus, nearly obscured by trees. Note on back: "Belknap Campus / work being done under a federal relief program during 1933. Exact location not identified."
    • Dental School classroom, University of Louisville, circa 1920s.

    • Dental School classroom, University of Louisville, circa 1920s.

    • Dental students; University of Louisville--Students; University of Louisville--Faculty; Teachers; Classrooms; University of Louisville. School of Dentistry

    • U of L dental students, all male, sit at long desks that nearly fill the classroom to capacity. Two identical mechanical devices rest on the front row desk and the students sitting behind it wear aprons. They appear to be working on some kind of...
    • University Library under construction, University of Louisville, 1955.

    • University Library under construction, University of Louisville, 1955.

    • Construction; Construction equipment; Construction workers; Schneider Hall (Louisville, Ky.); Pile drivers;

    • A pile driver stands beside a large hole; construction workers stand near the hole and mounds of dirt. They are beginning construction of the new University Library (later renamed Schneider Hall). According to the September 1955 Alumni News, nearly...
    • Delta Upsilon fraternity, Louisville Chapter, University of Louisville, 1948

    • Delta Upsilon fraternity, Louisville Chapter, University of Louisville, 1948

    • Delta Upsilon Fraternity. Sigma Chi Sigma Chapter (University of Louisville); University of Louisville--Buildings; Buildings; Fraternities & sororities; Student housing;

    • Delta Upsilon house at 2135 South First Street near the intersection of Shipp Street and First; the frame building is nearly obscured by trees. The Louisville Chapter of Delta Upsilon was founded at the University of Louisville in 1921 as Sigma Chi...
    • Standing Nude.

    • Standing Nude.

    • Drawings; Pencil works; Nudes; Figure drawings

    • Pencil drawing; "This drawing, which at nearly three feet in height is very large for Giacometti, is one of an enormous number that he produced throughout his life. His sculptures and paintings of the figure, similarly attenuated, are far...
    • Young girl, front view.

    • Young girl, front view.

    • Sculpture; Children; Youth; Girls; Clothing & dress; Sandals; Footwear; Hairstyles

    • "The nose, chin, and fingers on the right hand and the complete left hand are modern. This exceptionally well-preserved statue is striking for its elegant pose and the complexity of the garment and hairstyle. The very young girl represented...
    • Herculaneum, decorative fresco-type architectural wall painting.

    • Herculaneum, decorative fresco-type architectural wall painting.

    • Paintings; Murals; Walls; Architecture; Architectural elements; Structural elements; Columns; Moldings; Consoles; Architectural decorations & ornaments; Patterns (Design elements); Masks; Faces; Supernatural beings; Horses; Animals

    • "This fragment of a wall painting was among the very first ancient artworks discovered in Herculaneum after the volcanic eruption on August 23 in 79 A.D. […] This panel was executed using a technique similar to fresco painting. The design...
    • Venus from Montagne, front view.

    • Venus from Montagne, front view.

    • Sculpture; Figurines; Women; Goddesses; Myths; Legends; Supernatural beings; Fictitious characters; Hairstyles; Headgear; Grooming; Gestures; Mirrors; Symbols; Cupids; Dolphins; Aquatic animals; Lifting & carrying

    • "Venus is represented rising out of the water in accord with the conventions of the Aphrodite Anadyomene type. The triton and dolphin, which recall the maritime setting, were sometimes depicted alternately with two cupids accompanying the...
    • Five Car Stud.

    • Five Car Stud.

    • Sculpture; Tableaux; Night; Violence; Terrorism; Punishment & torture; Race discrimination; Discrimination; Race relations; Racism; Social aspects; Interpersonal relations; Social justice; Social values; Minorities; Ethnic groups; Men; Women;...

    • Tableau: cars, plaster casts, guns, rope, masks, chainsaw, clothing, oil pan with water and plastic letters, paint, polyester resin, styrofoam rocks, and dirt; "Ruthlessly forgoing aesthetic or metaphorical niceties, Keinholz's grotesquely...
    • Guernica.

    • Guernica.

    • Paintings; Oil paintings; Civil wars; War; Politics & government; Political issues; Dictators; Nazis; Fascism; Civilization; Bombings; Military tactics; War destruction & pillage; Death; Dismemberment; Body parts; Mental states; Despair;...

    • "In this monumental work of 1937, Guernica, Picasso combined Analytic and Synthetic Cubist forms with several traditional motifs, juxtaposing them in a new Surrealist way. The combination serves the political message of the painting - namely,...
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