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    • Thomas Walker Bullitt.

    • Thomas Walker Bullitt.

    • Bookplates; Armorial bookplates; Labels

    • Shield with a thick, angled stripe and three circles. Above the shield is a knight's helmet and large ornamental flourishes. Above the design is the word "Oxmoor." At the bottom is the name "Thomas Walker Bullitt." Thomas Walker...
    • Carrie McGill.

    • Carrie McGill.

    • Bookplates; Labels; Young Women's Christian associations

    • Ornate decorative border featuring text, a scroll, and a triangle. Lettering near the top reads "YWCA." On the scroll is the name "Carrie McGill" and the word "Memorial." Near the bottom is the abbreviation...
    • Janet B. MacDonald.

    • Janet B. MacDonald.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women

    • Character portrait of performer Janet B. MacDonald leaning over the back of a chair, wearing a straw hat bearing the word "Merrie." Inscription on print/mount, lower right: Merrily yours, Janet B. MacDonald Babe [?]. Location of photo...
    • Lizzie Harold, circa 1883.

    • Lizzie Harold, circa 1883.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing

    • Full-length character portrait of Lizzie Harold in costume for her role in "Princess Chuck," of which there is no record of a performance at Macauley's Theatre. She is seated on a rock, wearing a bonnet and tattered dress. Inscription on...
    • Frank E. Aiken, circa 1907.

    • Frank E. Aiken, circa 1907.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men

    • Portrait of left profile of actor Frank E. Aiken. He is wearing a three-piece suit and striped tie. Aiken first performed at Macauley's Theatre on January 18-23, 1875, in Bartley Campbell's "Van, The Virginian" and returned in...
    • Louis James, circa 1904.

    • Louis James, circa 1904.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men; Costumes

    • Character portrait of Louis James in costume for a role in "The Two Orphans." He wears a floppy hat, hoop earring, small mustache, and silk scarf and vest. Born in Illinois in 1842, James made twelve appearances at Macauley's Theatre...
    • Ben-Hur - Alphonz Ethier as Ben-Hur.

    • Ben-Hur - Alphonz Ethier as Ben-Hur.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men; Costumes; Posing; Armor; Helmets

    • Character portrait of left profile of stage and screen actor Alphonse (sometimes spelled Alphonz) Ethier in costume as Ben Hur, a role he performed at Macauley's Theatre in March 1905. He wears a helmet, chain metal vest, short tunic, and Roman...
    • Kate Matthews' Christmas Card.

    • Kate Matthews' Christmas Card.

    • Gates; Snow; Shrubs; Trees; Estates; Christmas cards

    • One of Kate Matthews' Christmas cards. The top part of the card features a Kate Matthews' photograph of the snow-covered gate on Ashwood Avenue at the photographer's family home, Clovercroft, in Pewee Valley, Kentucky. On the bottom portion of the...
    • Psalter, England, early 15th century, fragment.

    • Psalter, England, early 15th century, fragment.

    • Psalters--England--Illustrations; Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval--England; Manuscripts, Medieval; Illuminations 1200-1500

    • A Psalter or Book of Psalms is a book of the Hebrew Bible with the text of 150 songs, traditionally believed to have been written by the Hebrew King David. The Psalter was used for both public worship and private prayers and, until Books of Hours...
    • 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...
    • Antiphonary, France, 15th century, fragment.

    • Antiphonary, France, 15th century, fragment.

    • Antiphonaries--Illustrations; Gregorian chants--Illustrations; Music--Manuscripts--France; Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval--France; Manuscripts, Medieval

    • Leaf from a fifteenth century French antiphonary, representing a segment of text related to the Feast of the Crown of Thorns. Also called an antiphonal or antiphoner, an antiphonary collects portions of psalms and hymns sung during liturgies or...
    • 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...
    • Hafiz, 14th cent. Divan, fragment.

    • 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...
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