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    • Boîte-en-Valise, open, center section, detail.

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    • "Duchamp's Boîte 'unpacked' in such a way that certain sections slid out to become free-standing display boards, whilst a sheaf of folders and black mounts bore other reproductions of works from his output. In all, it contained 69 items. These...
    • Boîte-en-Valise, open.

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    • "Duchamp's Boîte 'unpacked' in such a way that certain sections slid out to become free-standing display boards, whilst a sheaf of folders and black mounts bore other reproductions of works from his output. In all, it contained 69 items. These...
    • Eleanor Barry 1902.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women
    • Autographed three-quarter length seated portrait of actress Eleanor Barry wearing her hair in a bun, a pearl necklace, a long gown with sparkly embroidered patterns, and a large floral corsage. The Stuart Robson Company, of which Eleanor Barry was...
    • Electric signs, 1928.

    • Signs (Notices)
    • Four sets of signs are displayed here. Each set includes an electric version made of lights and a non-electric version. One set says CARDIFF, one says ROAD UP DANGER, one says SHELL MOTOR SPIRIT and one says GARAGE.
    • Elsa Jordan/Chico, California/United States.

    • Jordan, Elsa, 1910-
    • Artist who made the Honor Quilt: / Joanne Stephens / Owner/Designer: Danaus Designs, Chico, Ca. / A.B. [B.A.?] Art, California State University, Chico / Featured in 'Needlecraft for Today' / Awards: Silver Dollar Fair, Chico, Ca. / Liberty House...
    • Estelle Ward.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women
    • Oval-shaped portrait of dark-haired actress Estelle Ward with a pin curl. She appeared at Macauley's Theatre in the Rice Opera Company's version of "The Pearl of Pekin" in October 1890. Inscription on mount, lower half: To Mr. Macauley Sincerely...
    • Grawemeyer Hall, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, 1929.

    • Buildings; Domes; Educational facilities; Universities & colleges; University of Louisville--Buildings; Grawemeyer Hall (Louisville, Ky.)
    • Grawemeyer Hall, the administration building at University of Louisville, Belknap Campus, Louisville, Kentucky, 1929. Grawemeyer Hall is a three-story brick building with a heavy domed roof featuring a pillared portico reached by stairs. Grawemeyer...
    • Isis, front, slight three-quarter view.

    • Roman (ancient Italian style); Imperial (Roman); Greco-Roman
    • "This head of Isis, turned to the right, with delicately parted lips, is almost entirely intact except for the ends of a few locks of hair and the left edge of her tiara. The neck stops at a recessed fitting, a tenon, indicating that the head must...
    • Jennie Reiffarth in "Merry War" 1881.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing
    • Autographed full-length character portrait of actress Jennie Reiffarth in costume for her role in the comic opera "The Merry War." She stands in front of a set backdrop featuring a tree, wearing a dress with a feminine version of an admiral's...
    • Little goose girl.

    • Tableaux; Geese; Girls; Fairy tales; Staffs (Sticks); Baskets
    • A young girl, wearing a dress and apron, carries a wicker basket and tall stick, or staff, as she walks alongside a flock of geese in a field. Photographer Kate Matthews' signature is on the lower right corner of mount. Also handwritten on album...
    • Majestic Theatre, exterior.

    • Buildings; Theaters; Cultural facilities; Majestic Theatre (Louisville, Ky.)
    • Address: 618 S. Fourth Street (Building no longer exists.) The Majestic opened as a vaudeville theater in 1908. Beyond that fact, however, its history is far less certain. The most commonly stated version is that the 1908 theater was torn down and...
    • New High Bridge at High Bridge, Ky.

    • Railroad bridges; Kentucky River; Rivers
    • Part of High Bridge over the Kentucky River. The metal railroad bridge spans the scene, with its stone piers visible at the far left. Several structures are visible on the river banks below the bridge, and the striations in the stone sides of the...
    • Nude Descending a Staircase, No. 2.

    • Cubist; Futurist
    • "Marcel Duchamp submitted [to the 1913 New York Armory Show] Nude Descending a Staircase, No. 2, which was the most scandalous work of all. It was a humorous attack on Futurist proscriptions against traditional, Academic nudity. The image has a...
    • Outskirts of the Paranoiac-Critical Town.

    • Surrealist; Modern (styles and periods); Modernist
    • "The painting belonged to Edward James. The 'paranoiac-critical town' is composed of elements principally from Cadaqués and Palamós." (Caption); "The reference was to Outskirts of the Paranoiac-Critical Town, one of Dali's finest and most complex...
    • Palette of King Narmer, back (left), front (right).

    • Egyptian (ancient)
    • From Hierakonpolis, Egypt. "In Predynastic times, Egypt was divided geographically and politically into Upper Egypt (the southern, upstream part of the Nile Valley), a narrow tract of grassland that encouraged hunting, and Lower (northern) Egypt,...
    • Rachel Booth.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes
    • Character portrait of left profile of actress Rachel Booth, wearing a white bonnet and polka-dot dress. Rachel Booth (1862-1955) married actor James T. Powers (1862-1943) in 1892, so this portrait must pre-date her marriage. An inscription on...
    • Rachel Booth.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing
    • Full-length character portrait of actress Rachel Booth (1862-1955) standing on a stage set of an elegant home, wearing a white bonnet and polka-dot dress and holding a wringer and iron as if in the process of doing laundry. Booth married actor...
    • Rachel Booth.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing
    • Full-length character portrait of actress Rachel Booth (1862-1955) standing on a tree stump in front of a set backdrop of an outdoor scene, wearing a white bonnet and polka-dot dress. Booth married actor James T. Powers (1862-1943) in 1892. Her...
    • Salvini.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Theatrical producers & directors; Men
    • Portrait of producer Tommaso (or Tomasso) Salvini, who was born in Italy in 1829 and died in 1916. He is balding, but has a handlebar mustache, and wears a suit jacket and tie with stickpin. He first appeared at Macauley's Theatre with "The...

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