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    • Planting corn, circa 1910.

    • Planting corn, circa 1910.

    • Men; Farming

    • A farmer uses a hand-operated corn planter to plant his crop in a hillside field. Handwritten on bottom border: 493. Verso inscription is partially obscured by scrapbook paper that has adhered to the print, but appears to say: "___ plant__...
    • Making lye.

    • Making lye.

    • Household soap; Country life; Women; Older people

    • Polly West and an unidentified woman prepare hoppers to leach wood ashes to extract lye for making soap. Handwritten on bottom border: 415. Handwriting on verso is partially obscured by scrapbook paper that has adhered to the print, but appears to...
    • Parade car.

    • Parade car.

    • Automobiles; Men; Women; Festive decorations; Umbrellas

    • Three women and a man sit in an open automobile parked at a curb, apparently preparing to enter a parade. The car, which has a number on the side, is covered with decorative paper flowers. The women are wearing white, or light-colored, dresses and...
    • John P. Morton & Co. Woodblock Prints, Sheet 31-3.

    • John P. Morton & Co. Woodblock Prints, Sheet 31-3.

    • Children; Animals; Men; Play (Recreation); Toys; Campaigns & battles; Flowers; Trees; Buildings; Body parts; Military personnel; Reading; Indians of North America; Maps; Alphabets (Writing systems); People associated with religion

    • Woodblock prints of, from top to bottom starting at top left: rat and boy among plants; man in wide-brimmed hat, cape, and sash riding horse, holding onto long whip; boy spinning top while little girl watches; men battling with swords and guns...
    • John P. Morton & Co. Woodblock Prints, Sheet 14-3.

    • John P. Morton & Co. Woodblock Prints, Sheet 14-3.

    • England; Men; Women; Children; Animals; People associated with religion; Sculpture; Greek temples; Military personnel; Soldiers; Uniforms; Portugal; France; Lyres; Stringed instruments

    • Woodblock prints of, from left to right starting at top left: scene of England, signed "Hartwell," with man, woman, and children seated in front of thatched hut among chickens, with horse, carriage, and Tower of London visible in...
    • John P. Morton & Co. Woodblock Prints, Sheet 16-2.

    • John P. Morton & Co. Woodblock Prints, Sheet 16-2.

    • Discovery & exploration; Men; Women; Children; Animals; Madagascar; Canary Islands; Africa, Eastern; Madeira (Madeira Islands); Campaigns & battles; Ceremonial dancers; Imperialism

    • Woodblock prints of, from left to right starting at top left: men with plumed hats holding swords and men with helmets holding spears looking over valley at distant mountain range, from which smoke signals emanate; man sitting outdoors with books...
    • John P. Morton & Co. Woodblock Prints, Sheet 16-3.

    • John P. Morton & Co. Woodblock Prints, Sheet 16-3.

    • Discovery & exploration; Men; Women; Children; Indians of North America; Ships; Ashanti (African people); Campaigns & battles; Imperialism; Monks; Knights; Covered wagons

    • Woodblock prints of, from top to bottom starting at top left: children listening attentively to man seated outdoors in wooden chair; indigenous man wearing pelt and holding bow looks out over water; bearded man in Elizabethan collar examines map;...
    • John P. Morton & Co. Woodblock Prints, Sheet 17-1.

    • John P. Morton & Co. Woodblock Prints, Sheet 17-1.

    • Soldiers; Uniforms; Military personnel; Campaigns & battles; Indians of North America; Missionaries; Discovery & exploration; Ships; Lifeboats; Horses; Men

    • Woodblock prints of, from left to right starting at top left: man kneeling before group of men, mostly in military uniforms, one empty-handed, one holding a flag, one a cross, and others bayonets; men with spears, and one with a sword and a shroud,...
    • John P. Morton & Co. Woodblock Prints, Reprint sheet 19.

    • John P. Morton & Co. Woodblock Prints, Reprint sheet 19.

    • Animals; Indians of North America; Men; Discovery & exploration; Military personnel; Uniforms; Soldiers; Children; Snow; Play (Recreation); Toys; Circuses & shows; Sailboats; Wash tubs; Butterflies; Disasters

    • This set of woodblock prints was reprinted in the 1980s. The images duplicate the earlier prints in this collection. Woodblock prints of, from left to right starting with top left: lion preparing to pounce on giraffe, signed D. H. Strother and N....
    • John P. Morton & Co. Woodblock Prints, Reprint sheet 20.

    • John P. Morton & Co. Woodblock Prints, Reprint sheet 20.

    • Buildings; Textbooks; Children; Reading; Newspapers; Graphic design; Stores & shops; Steamboats; Carriages & coaches; Seals (Insignia); Louisville Water Company (Louisville, Ky.); Dwellings; Houses; Slavery; African Americans; Drugstores;...

    • This set of woodblock prints was reprinted in the 1980s. With the exception of the word "AND" and the circular image of a house on an urban street, the images duplicate the earlier prints in this collection. Woodblock prints of, from left...
    • John P. Morton & Co. Woodblock Prints, Reprint sheet 21.

    • John P. Morton & Co. Woodblock Prints, Reprint sheet 21.

    • Men; Women; Horses; Shipping; Steam engines; Railroad stations; Stores & shops; Buildings; Department stores; Carts & wagons; Animals; Writing materials; Children; Indigenous people; Books; Reading; Dairy farming;

    • This set of woodblock prints was reprinted in the 1980s. The images duplicate the earlier prints in this collection. Woodblock prints of, from left to right starting at top left: man and woman riding galloping horses; men loading or unloading...
    • Expositio in omnes Pauli epistolas, fragment.

    • Expositio in omnes Pauli epistolas, fragment.

    • Manuscripts, Medieval Florus; Lugdunensis; Citeaux (Cote-d'Or, France)

    • Leaf from a twelfth century theology book, copied at the Monastery of Citeaux in France. The book was written on animal skins since paper was not used in Europe at that time, and was intended for study or for reading aloud within the monastic...
    • 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...
    • Manuscript, blank leaf, 15th century, fragment.

    • Manuscript, blank leaf, 15th century, fragment.

    • Books and manuscripts, Medieval

    • A fifteenth century scribe prepared this blank leaf made of animal skin by marking 19 straight lines before writing a text. Animal skin was still being used for many books during this time, although paper was known in Europe by the fourteenth...
    • Qur'an Commentary fragment.

    • Qur'an Commentary fragment.

    • Koran--Commentaries

    • Original sixteenth century leaf from a commentary or writings about the text of the Qur'an written on handmade paper. Followers of Islam find the Qur'an to be the literal word of God, revealed through the prophet Muhammad and containing all things...
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