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    • Mr. Hanlon, circa 1885.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men
    • Three-quarter length seated portrait of either William or Frederick Hanlon, who brought their "Fantasma, or Funny Frolics in Fairy Land" spectacle to Macauley's Theatre in March 1885. The man wears a bow tie, velvet vest, long double-breasted...
    • 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; Cities &...
    • 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 to right...
    • 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.

    • 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...
    • Cardinal Stadium.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; Stadiums; Parking lots; Automobiles; Trucks; Cardinal Stadium (Louisville, Ky.)
    • Cardinal Stadium, the former home of the UofL football, seen from the air. The word "Louisville" is being painted in one end zone and the word "KFEC" is painted in the other; "UL" is painted in the center. There are no goal posts. A covered stadium...
    • Metamorphosis of Narcissus.

    • Surrealist; Modern (styles and periods); Modernist
    • "This is the painting Dali took to show Freud in London. It belonged formerly to Edward James." (Caption); "At Zürs […] Dali embarked on a new experiment: the composition, in French, of a 'paranoaic' poem, The Myth of Narcissus, to be concurrently...
    • Young Men's Christian Association hexathlon group, 1921.

    • Boys; Basketball players; Group portraits; Basketball; People; Young Men's Christian associations; Gymnasiums
    • Forty-three young men pose beneath a basketball hoop. According to the invoice for this photograph, they belong to the Young Men's Christian Association hexathlon group. Most wear sleeveless tops, shorts, and lace-up shoes. Some wear plain white or...
    • City of Louisville stables, circa 1910.

    • Stables; Cobblestone streets; Street railroad tracks; Buildings; Brick wall signs; Signs (Notices)
    • Address: 820-824 W. Jefferson Street, Louisville, Kentucky. A cobblestone road with trolley tracks and utility lines runs in front of the City of Louisville stables. Above the brick archway of the entrance is the number 1910 which is likely the...
    • Rialto Theatre, Louisville, Kentucky, 1921.

    • Rialto Theatre (Louisville, Ky.); Theaters; Cultural facilities; Street railroad tracks; Cobblestone streets; Buildings; Motion picture theaters
    • Address: 616 S. Fourth Street, Louisville, Kentucky. A cobblestone road with trolley tracks runs in front of the Rialto Theatre. The entryway to the theater includes an inset, multi-story area with a ticket booth and decorative tile flooring. The...
    • Louisville Free Public Library, Louisville, Kentucky, 1923.

    • Louisville Free Public Library; Libraries; Automobiles; Sculpture; Steeples; Buildings; Transportation; Historic buildings
    • Address: 301 York Street, Louisville, Kentucky. Cars park outside the Louisville Free Public Library which was built in 1906. The symmetrical lines of the building along with the central pediment supported by columns represent the Beaux Arts style....
    • Studebaker Sales Company of Kentucky, 1926.

    • Garages; Buildings; Automobile dealerships
    • Address: 945 S. Floyd Street, Louisville, Kentucky. Located at the corner of Floyd and Campbell Streets sits the garage of the Studebaker Sales Company of Kentucky. An emblem with a wheel and the word "Studebaker" is embedded into the brick of the...
    • Kosair Hotel doors, Louisville, Kentucky, 1925.

    • Buildings; Hotels; Kosair Temple (Louisville, Ky.)
    • Address: 224 E. Broadway, Louisville, Kentucky. Two sconces frame the entry of the Kosair Temple. Three sets of double doors are topped with a leaded glass transom. Between the transom and the doors hangs a sign reading, "Kosair Hotel." A carving...
    • Wormser Hat Shop, Louisville, Kentucky, 1926.

    • Window displays; Stores & shops; Millinery; Marble; Hats; Shoes; Buildings
    • Address: 314 S. Fourth Street, Louisville, Kentucky. The display window of Wormser Hat Shop shows a selection of hats and caps. A marble entryway is etched with the word Wormser and an engraved sign indicates, "Marion E. Taylor Building." A sign...
    • Whiskey barrels, 1929.

    • Whiskey; Alcoholic beverages; Barrels
    • Wooden frames hold pairs of large staved barrels on their sides. The lid of one is stamped with the word "Whiskey." A wood-planked floor provides access to a long row of the barrels.

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