Detail of a full-page miniature of a Memento Mori. Image taken from f. 53 of Book of Hours, Use of Paris ('The Hours of René d'Anjou'). Written in Latin, calendar and rubrics in French.
Broadside shows four human skeletons in triangular hats and carrying musical instruments taunting a skeleton bull. The text, in verse, conveys the slaying of the bull and speaks of death in general. México. Imp... more
Broadside shows a calavera instructing people to go into the graveyard. The text conveys how the time will come for everyone to end up there. A second calavera in verse (epitaph) is titled "Calavera widows, cal... more
Illustration showing Jay Gould as the Devil holding a paper labeled "Majority of Stock", standing outside an office labeled "Successor to Satan"; he is presiding over the "Hades & World Lightning Transportation... more
Drawing shows only the right half of a two page spread with Death on horseback and as a skeleton carrying a scythe (the blade of which appears in the missing left half) racing to the right over bodies and the w... more
Title, date and keywords based on information provided by photographer. Mural by the Mojado Brothers, showing two skeletons in conversation, "So which color were you." Forms part of the Vergara Photograph Colle... more
Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: The Lyda Hill Texas Collection of Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America Project, Library of Congress, Prints and Ph... more
Historiated initial 'D' of a Memento Mori, measuring 125 x 110. On the reverse, partial four-line stave, musical notation and text: '..antur'. Image taken from f. 6 of Cuttings from a Gradual. Written in Latin.