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    • Untitled.

    • Abstract Expressionist; Abstract (fine arts style); Action painting; Modern (styles and periods)
    • "In de Kooning's black canvases the elimination of color was conditioned as much by financial constraints as by the need to simplify pictorial problems in the spirit of Analytic Cubism. The deliberately artless use of shiny enamel housepaints (a...
    • 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...
    • Gilda Varesi as Lisa, circa 1920s.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing; Fans (Accessories)
    • Character portrait of performer and writer Gilda Varesi (later Gilda Varesi Archibald) with bobbed hair, a strapless dress, and long pearl necklace, partially obscured by a fan made of large feathers. Gilda Varesi starred as Madame Lisa Della Robia...
    • Mildred Bright in "The Merry Countess"?

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes
    • Character portrait of young woman wearing large fan-shaped hat and black dress with gathered bodice. The inscription's reference to "The Countess" and the name "Millie" on the back of the photo indicate that this may depict actress Mildred Bright...
    • George A. Beane, circa 1905.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men; Costumes; Posing
    • Full-length character portrait of actor George A. Beane, standing with head bent over a book held (closed) in his right hand, and left arm supporting his lower back. He wears his hair parted in the middle; an overcoat; and dark socks over white...
    • Juliette Cordon, Bostonians.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing
    • Full-length character portrait of elegantly-attired woman (in dress with feather trim at bodice; opera-length gloves; bustle and train) leaning against a mantel on a stage set including a backdrop with window and ledge. The reference to...
    • Health Sciences Library and Commons.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; Libraries;
    • Kornhauser Health Sciences Library and Commons building seen from the walkway across Preston Street. The Research Tower rises in the background. The Kornhauser Library has existed in various forms since its founding in 1837 as the library of the...
    • Health Sciences Library and Commons, circa 1970.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; Libraries; Abstract sculpture;
    • Kornhauser Health Sciences Library and Commons building stands on the lefthand side of this image, behind the sculpture, Ad Astra. The Research Tower rises in the center of the image, and the Instructional Building can be seen on the right. The...
    • Health Sciences Library and Commons.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; Libraries; Ad Astra (Sculpture); Abstract sculpture; Public sculpture; Courtyards;
    • Kornhauser Health Sciences Library and Commons building with Ad Astra and the surrounding courtyard in the foreground. The Research Tower rises in the corner of the image. The Kornhauser Library has existed in various forms since its founding in...
    • Health Sciences Library and Commons.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; Libraries; Ad Astra (Sculpture); Abstract sculpture; Public sculpture; Fountains; Courtyards;
    • Kornhauser Health Sciences Library and Commons building with the fountain in the foreground and Ad Astra in the left corner. The Kornhauser Library has existed in various forms since its founding in 1837 as the library of the Louisville Medical...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Old earl's daughter.

    • Tableaux; Women; Men
    • Lillian Fletcher, wearing a long dress, sits on the floor looking up at either a woman or young man dressed as an older man sitting in a chair. Photographer Kate Matthews' signature is on lower right corner of mount. Also handwritten on the mount...

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