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    • Spinning wheel.

    • Spinning wheel.

    • Spinning apparatus; Log cabins

    • A spinning wheel sits in front of a window inside the Hegan family log cabin. The cabin, located near Jacob's Park south of Louisville, Kentucky, was owned by Samuel W. Hegan, father of Alice Caldwell Hegan, who wrote "Mrs. Wiggs of the...
    • Hegan log cabin.

    • Hegan log cabin.

    • Porches; Log cabins; Women

    • The Hegan family log cabin located near Jacob's Park, which was then south of Louisville, Ky. It sits on a hill and has a porch spanning the entire front of the cabin with a crawlspace, or storage area, underneath. An elderly woman sits in the...
    • Group of six on porch of log cabin.

    • Group of six on porch of log cabin.

    • Porches; Log cabins; Men; Women; Older people

    • Two men and three women, possibly family members, pose with an elderly woman on the front porch of the Hegan family log cabin. The cabin, located near Jacob's Park south of Louisville, Kentucky, was owned by Samuel W. Hegan, father of Alice...
    • Old woman on porch.

    • Old woman on porch.

    • Women; Older people; Chairs; Porches; Log cabins

    • An elderly woman sits in a chair on porch of log cabin with alligator skins hanging on the wall behind her. The cabin, located near Jacob's Park south of Louisville, Kentucky, was owned by Samuel W. Hegan, father of Alice Caldwell Hegan, who wrote...
    • Woman with Oriental parasol.

    • Woman with Oriental parasol.

    • Older people; Women; Umbrellas; Gardens

    • An older woman with gray hair stands in a garden holding an Asian style parasol on her right shoulder and a vine or branch in her left hand. She is wearing a dress with large sleeves and a lace collar. The woman may be Fannie Caldwell Macaulay,...
    • Florence and Kate.

    • Florence and Kate.

    • Women; Families; Portraits

    • Portrait of photographer Kate Matthews and her sister Florence. Handwritten on verso in Matthews Fletcher's hand: "Jessie Matthews Joy, Florence Matthews," but Kate Matthews wrote "Florence and Kate" on an album page with a...
    • Sallie, 1860.

    • Sallie, 1860.

    • Tableaux; Women; Doors & doorways

    • A woman in a plaid skirt and velvet jacket is entering the door of a frame cabin or house. Ivy covers the steps and walkway and Wisteria blooms over the door. Kate Matthews wrote "Sallie, 1860" on an album page with another print of this...
    • 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...
    • Gen. Geo. C. Strong, U.S.A.

    • Gen. Geo. C. Strong, U.S.A.

    • Portraits; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Military personnel--Union; Generals--American--1860-1870; Generals; Military uniforms; Military officers

    • Portrait of George Crockett Strong (1832-1863), a Union major general in the United States Civil War. He wrote Cadet Life at West Point (1862). During an assault against Fort Wagner, he received a gunshot wound to the thigh and later died of...
    • Soft Construction with Boiled Beans (The Premonition of Civil War).

    • Soft Construction with Boiled Beans (The Premonition of Civil War).

    • Paintings; Oil paintings; Fantasy; Fear; Anxiety; Civil wars; War; Body parts; Heads (Anatomy); Arms (Anatomy); Legs; Hands; Fingers; Feet; Breasts; Beans; Clouds; Landscapes (Representations); Furniture; Furnishings; Drawers (Furniture components)

    • "This great painting was later renamed, with fitting opportunism, The Premonition of Civil War." (Caption); "The events of October 1934, and his scare in Barcelona, seem to have convinced Dali that civil war was a real possibility in...
    • Fair of the Holy Cross.

    • Fair of the Holy Cross.

    • Paintings; Watercolors; Gouaches; Posters; Fairs; Festivals; Celebrations; Circuses & shows; Sideshows; Performances; Entertainment; Entertaining; Leisure; Recreation; Social life; Crowds; Men; Women; Couples; Circus performers; Entertainers;...

    • "In an article published in Figueres in May 1921, Subias Galter (1897-1984) praised the gouache posters that Dali had done for the recent Santa Creu festivities. Several critics had pointed out that they and other works in the same vein owed...
    • Galarina.

    • Galarina.

    • Paintings; Oil paintings; Portrait paintings; Portraits; Women; Spouses; Breasts; Clothing & dress; Shirts; Jewelry; Rings; Bracelets; Hairstyles

    • "Perhaps Dali's most honest appraisal of his Muse." (Caption); "[Dali] told his family about the portrait of Gala on which he had been working every day for six months. It was painted 'like a Vermeer', and everyone who saw it was...
    • In Limbo.

    • In Limbo.

    • Sculpture; Dolls; Toys; Arms (Anatomy); Legs; Heads (Anatomy); Body parts; Boxes; Containers; Surplus commodities; Commercialism; Capitalism; Economics; Industry; Commerce

    • "Whilst implicitly acknowledging the Surrealism of [Joseph] Cornell, Arman possibly evokes [Roland] Barthes's mournful vision of commodified toys as expressed in the latter's book Mythologies (1957). Barthes wrote that in the consumerist era,...
    • Where Do We Come From? What Are We? Where Are We Going?

    • Where Do We Come From? What Are We? Where Are We Going?

    • Paintings; Oil paintings; Allegorical paintings; Allegories; Human life cycle; Indigenous peoples; Men; Women; Adults; Older people; Children; Youth; Girls; Infants; Nudes; Breasts; Backs (Anatomy); Clothing & dress; Bracelets; Jewelry;...

    • "Where Do We Come From? offers a flowing composition divided into three main figure groupings set in a jungle clearing with the sea in the background. In the center a Polynesian Eve, reminiscent of Botticelli's Giuliano de' Medici in the...
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