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    • Juliette Cordon, Bostonians.

    • 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...
    • Gilda Varesi as Lisa, circa 1920s.

    • 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...
    • George A. Beane, circa 1905.

    • 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...
    • New Map of Louisville Ky.

    • New Map of Louisville Ky.

    • Maps

    • Map of Louisville, Kentucky, in 1856, at a scale of 4 inches to a mile. Includes lists of Louisville, Portland, and Shippingport streets, as well as a Reference to Public Buildings. Note beneath title reads "Published by W. Lee White. Reduced...
    • Old earl's daughter.

    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Qur'an fragment.

    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Health Sciences Library and Commons, circa 1970.

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • 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...
    • Health Sciences Library and Commons.

    • 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...
    • Triptych August 1972.

    • Triptych August 1972.

    • Paintings; Oil paintings; Triptychs; Portraits; Portrait paintings; Men; Adults; Disfigured persons; Gays; Sex; Relations between the sexes; Interpersonal relations; Underwear; Sitting; Chairs; Seating furniture; Furniture; Doors & doorways

    • One of the "black triptychs." Reference to Eadweard Muybridge.
    • The Ready-made Bouquet.

    • The Ready-made Bouquet.

    • Paintings; Oil paintings; Allusions; Fantasy; Men; Adults; Backs (Anatomy); Standing; Clothing & dress; Bowler hats; Hats; Headgear; Coats; Women; Dresses; Collars; Wreaths; Flowers; Hairstyles; Railings; Balustrades; Balusters; Architectural...

    • Reference to Flora in Botticelli’s Primavera (Allegory of Spring).
    • Parallel of Life & Art.

    • Parallel of Life & Art.

    • Exhibitions; Art exhibitions; Photographs; Reproductions; Art objects; Art; Photojournalism; Science; Sculpture; Heads (Anatomy); Architecture; Interiors; Walls; Ceilings; Architectural elements; Windows; Draperies

    • Photograph of exhibition installation, ICA (Institute of Contemporary Arts), London, September-October 1953; "In this early Independent Group exhibition photographs of varying sizes were attached to the gallery walls. Others were suspended by...
    • Evadne in Green Dimension.

    • Evadne in Green Dimension.

    • Collages; Commercialism; Advertisements; Advertising; Lust; Sex; Genitals; Body parts; Diagrams; Drawings; Men; Women; Passengers; People associated with transportation; People associated with entertainment & sports; Strong men; Muscles;...

    • "In this collage elements such as Charles Atlas and the diagrammatized penis were pasted over a female 'art' pinup (the 'Evadne in Green Dimension' of the work's title), as though allegorizing the artist's arousal." (Caption, p.96);...
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