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    • Qur'an fragment.

    • Koran manuscripts; Manuscripts, Afghani
    • The Qur'an or Holy Koran is the key religious text for Islam. Followers of Islam find the Qur'an to be the literal word of God, revealed through the prophet Muhammad and containing all things necessary for a righteous life. This illuminated leaf of...
    • Happy Christmas.

    • Christmas cards; Tableware; Holly
    • Soup tureen sits on a platter decorated with holly. Four lit candles glow in the corner. "Here's to a happy holiday, health and wealth for all the year" is printed on the front. "Ellen H. Clapsaddle" is written in script (apparently printed, not...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • School of Athens.

    • Modern (styles and periods); Abstract (fine arts style); Contemporary
    • Oil, house paint, crayon, and pencil on canvas. "The classical setting and celebration of intellectual probity evoked in the title's reference to Raphael's School of Athens (c.1510-12, Vatican, Rome) are offset by markings evoking bodily excess and...
    • Loews Theater, Louisville, Kentucky.

    • Buildings; Cultural facilities; Theaters
    • Mezzanine lounge at Loews Theater on Fourth Street between Broadway and Chestnut, Louisville, Kentucky. View includes part of a carpeted, curvy interior room situated in front of a partition mostly encompassed by two archways and one rectangular...
    • Virginia exhibit at 1904 World's Fair.

    • Louisiana Purchase Exposition (1904 : Saint Louis, Mo.); Exhibitions; Agricultural exhibits; Corn; Herbs; Champagne (Wine); Grains
    • Indoor exhibit at the World's Fair in St. Louis, Missouri, probably in the Palace of Agriculture, containing many open-sided structures or display cases topped by domes and then balls with triangular tufts above. "Virginia" is written below the...
    • Frankfort Avenue, Louisville, Kentucky, 1935.

    • Cities & towns; Cityscapes; Buildings; Commercial facilities; Stores & shops; Streets
    • Frankfort Avenue near Mellwood Avenue, Louisville, Kentucky. View of Frankfort Avenue with telephone wires on each side. Little else is shown on the right but on the left are two drugstores at opposite street corners; the second one is "Billig...
    • 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...
    • Book of Hours, France, mid 16th century, fragment.

    • Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval--France; Manuscripts, Medieval; Illuminations 1500-1550
    • 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...

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