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Skulls & Skeletons

Collection of Skulls, bones and skeletons.Created by: PICRYLDated: 2020
A Skeleton by Alexander Mair 1605
Collection of Skulls, bones and skeletons.
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Skull
Skull
Child with Three Skulls (reverse copy)

Child with Three Skulls (reverse copy)

Barthel Beham (German, Nuremberg ca. 1502–1540 Italy)

Coat of Arms with a Skull

Coat of Arms with a Skull

Albrecht Dürer (German, Nuremberg 1471–1528 Nuremberg)

Young Man with a Skull

Young Man with a Skull

Lucas van Leyden (Netherlandish, Leiden ca. 1494–1533 Leiden)

Skull in Profile

Skull in Profile

Battista Franco (Italian, Venice ca. 1510–1561 Venice) (?)

A skull
A skull
A skull
A skull
A skull
A skull
A skull
A skull
A skull
A skull
St. Jerome Meditating on a Skull

St. Jerome Meditating on a Skull

Battista Franco (Italian, Venice ca. 1510–1561 Venice)

Skull
A cartouche with a tree blowing in the wind, a skull with drapery at top, bones to either side, from 'Eight Emblems for the Funeral of Francesco de Medici' (Huit emblèmes pour les funérailles du prince François de Médicis)

A cartouche with a tree blowing in the wind, a skull with drapery at t...

Stefano della Bella (Italian, Florence 1610–1664 Florence)

A cartouche with a sundial, a skull with feathers on its head at top, from 'Eight Emblems for the Funeral of Francesco de Medici' (Huit emblèmes pour les funérailles du prince François de Médicis)

A cartouche with a sundial, a skull with feathers on its head at top, ...

Stefano della Bella (Italian, Florence 1610–1664 Florence)

A cartouche with a violin coming out of its case, a skull with a helmet with feathers at top, from 'Eight Emblems for the Funeral of Francesco de Medici' (Huit emblèmes pour les funérailles du prince François de Médicis)

A cartouche with a violin coming out of its case, a skull with a helme...

Stefano della Bella (Italian, Florence 1610–1664 Florence)

Skull in profile to right

Skull in profile to right

Skull in profile to right with five teeth in each jaw, its back resting on square block,after Leonardo da Vinci Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)

Eight vases, a clepsydra in center decorated with two skulls with laurel wreaths, plate 6 from 'Collection of Various Vases' (Raccolta di Vasi Diversi)

Eight vases, a clepsydra in center decorated with two skulls with laur...

Stefano della Bella (Italian, Florence 1610–1664 Florence)

Three human skulls, study for "Democritus in Meditation"

Three human skulls, study for "Democritus in Meditation"

Salvator Rosa (Italian, Arenella (Naples) 1615–1673 Rome)

Netsuke of Skeleton with a Beating a Drum
A saint seated at a table with his right hand resting on a skull, from a portfolio of reproductions of the Imperial Gallery of Paintings in Vienna; plate 33 of the series
Beautys lot

Beautys lot

Head-and-shoulders skeleton of a woman with a large, elaborate hairstyle. Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress). Exhibited: Hair, The Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Sk... more

L'Ermite à la Tête de Mort (The Hermit with Skull)

L'Ermite à la Tête de Mort (The Hermit with Skull)

Rodolphe Bresdin (French, Montrelais 1822–1885 Sèvres)

Hunterian Museum. Royal College of Surgeons / T.H. Shepherd ; E. Radclyffe.

Hunterian Museum. Royal College of Surgeons / T.H. Shepherd ; E. Radcl...

Interior of museum, showing skeletons of mammals.

A Phantasmagoria;—Scene–Conjuring-Up an Armed-Skeleton

A Phantasmagoria;—Scene–Conjuring-Up an Armed-Skeleton

James Gillray (British, Chelsea 1756–1815 London)

skull from "A Voyage of Discovery, into the South Sea and Beering's Straits, for the purpose of exploring a North-East Passage ... in ... 1815-1818. [Including the introduction by A. J. von Krusenstern; Instructions for Astronomical observations by Hörner, and an Appendix containing remarks on natural History by F. Eschscholtz.] ... With ... plates and Maps. (Remarks and opinions of the Naturalist of the Expedition, A. von Chamisso.) [Translated from the Russian by H. E. Lloyd.]"

skull from "A Voyage of Discovery, into the South Sea and Beering's St...

This image has been taken from scan 000366 from volume 03 of "A Voyage of Discovery, into the South Sea and Beering's Straits, for the purpose of exploring a North-East Passage ... in ... 1815-1818. [Including ... more

[Alcohol, Death, and the Devil] / Geo. Cruikshank.

[Alcohol, Death, and the Devil] / Geo. Cruikshank.

Drawing shows a macabre Medusa with a skeletal head, dressed in a tunic, holding aloft a goblet of wine and exhorting a crowd of people. Behind her stands a devil who joins in the exhortation. Cruikshank was... more

[Print speciman of anatomical illustrations of human pelvis and hip bones] / A. Kollner's Lithy., Phila.

[Print speciman of anatomical illustrations of human pelvis and hip bo...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Lithography, engraving and printing establishment of Augs. Kollner : designer, engraver & lithographer, copperplate & lithographic printer, [p. 7]

Battle field relics

Battle field relics

Sketch of horse bones. Signed lower right: A.R.W. Title inscribed lower left. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.613) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

Surgical photograph ... prepared under the supervision of ...  War Department, Surgeon General's Office, Army Medical Museum

Surgical photograph ... prepared under the supervision of ... War Dep...

Photographs show two men displaying amputated leg wounds and two skulls with bullet holes. Upper right: skull of Edward Volk, private, Company D, 55th Ohio Volunteers (Surgical photo 212). Lower left: Eben Smit... more

Some specimens of "Secesh" industry - intended for the London Exhibition of 1862, but unfortunately intercepted by the "Paper Blockade"

Some specimens of "Secesh" industry - intended for the London Exhibiti...

Images show: Goblet - made from a "Yankee's skull"; paperweight made from a "Yankee jaw bone"; reading desk made from a human skeleton; furs made from scalps and beards; necklace of "Yankee teeth"; head wreath ... more

Views in the woods in the Federal lines on north side of Orange Plank Road

Views in the woods in the Federal lines on north side of Orange Plank ...

Photograph showing skulls and bones of unburied soldiers. Title from item. No. 5019. Mounted with 5 other photographs with general caption: Battlefield of the "Wilderness". Forms part of Civil War Photograph Co... more

Views in the woods in the Federal lines on north side of Orange Plank Road

Views in the woods in the Federal lines on north side of Orange Plank ...

Photograph showing skulls and bones of unburied soldiers. Title from item. No. 5021. Mounted with 5 other photographs with general caption: Battlefield of the "Wilderness". Forms part of Civil War Photograph Co... more

Views in the woods in the Federal lines on north side of Orange Plank Road

Views in the woods in the Federal lines on north side of Orange Plank ...

Photograph showing skulls and bones of unburied soldiers. Title from item. No. 5022. Mounted with 5 other photographs with general caption: Battlefield of the "Wilderness". Forms part of Civil War Photograph Co... more

Views in the woods in the Federal lines on north side of Orange Plank Road

Views in the woods in the Federal lines on north side of Orange Plank ...

Photograph showing skulls and bones of unburied soldiers. Title from item. No. 5020. Mounted with 5 other photographs with general caption: Battlefield of the "Wilderness". Forms part of Civil War Photograph Co... more

Skulls and bones of unburied soldiers on south side of Plank Road in 1865

Skulls and bones of unburied soldiers on south side of Plank Road in 1...

Title from item. No. 4998. Mounted with 5 other photographs with general caption: Battle-field of Chancellorsville. Hand written on verso: Miller, vol. 3, p. 21. Photographed by a member of the field staff orga... more

Skulls and bones of unburied soldiers on south side of Plank Road in 1865

Skulls and bones of unburied soldiers on south side of Plank Road in 1...

No. 4999. Title from item. Mounted with 5 other photographs with general caption: Battle-field of Chancellorsville. Hand written on verso: Miller, vol. 8, p. 173. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Lower half of right femur, with ball impacted above the inner condyle

Lower half of right femur, with ball impacted above the inner condyle

Lower half of right femur of Private Orson B. Norwood, who was wounded July 15, 1863, in a skirmish near Jackson, Tennessee. Illus. in: Photographs of surgical cases and specimens / Prepared by [...] George A. ... more

Child Holding Skull (from "Splendid Mountain Watercolours" Sketchbook)

Child Holding Skull (from "Splendid Mountain Watercolours" Sketchbook)

John Singer Sargent (American, Florence 1856–1925 London)

Odd fellow's encampment chart

Odd fellow's encampment chart

C10894 U.S. Copyright Office. General information about the Popular and Applied Graphic Art print materials is available at: https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.pga Title information compiled by Junior Fellows, 2005... more

The American juggernaut Everything noble, patriotic, and progressive is crushed beneath the remorseless tread of that mammoth monster of corruption, cruelty, and fraud, the vampire rings of capital / / Matt Morgan.

The American juggernaut Everything noble, patriotic, and progressive i...

Financiers and politicians, on large train, crushing American working men; skeleton hovering above. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's budget of fun, 1873 April, no. 181, pp. 8-9.

Moose. European elk. Alces malchis

Moose. European elk. Alces malchis

Print shows a left side profile view of a "Moose" or "European elk", full-length, standing; also shows a skull. E14020 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Publication date based on copyright statement and/o... more

Domestic pig

Domestic pig

Print shows a left profile view of a "domestic pig", full-length, standing; also shows a skull. E10752 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Publication date based on copyright statement and/or copyright stam... more

Sea lion. Eumetopias stelleri. Male

Sea lion. Eumetopias stelleri. Male

Print shows a right side profile view of a "Sea lion", full-length, standing; also shows a skull. E14011 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Publication date based on copyright statement and/or copyright st... more

Gray wolf - Canis lupus

Gray wolf - Canis lupus

Print shows a right side view of a "Gray wolf", full-length, standing, with head turned slightly right; also shows a skull. E10756 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Publication date based on copyright sta... more

Common harbor seal - Phoca vitulina linn

Common harbor seal - Phoca vitulina linn

Print shows a right profile view of a common harbor seal, full-length, lying on a rock; also shows a view of its skull. E10746 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Publication date based on copyright stateme... more

Woodchuck - Arctomys monax E.K

Woodchuck - Arctomys monax E.K

Print shows a left profile view of a "Woodchuck", full-length, standing; also shows a skull. E10748 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Signed on stone on lower right: E.K. Publication date based on copyrig... more

Common skunk - Mephitis mephitica E.K

Common skunk - Mephitis mephitica E.K

Print shows a left profile view of a common skunk, full-length, standing; also shows a skull. E10750 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Signed on stone on lower right: E.K. Publication date based on copyri... more

1. & 2. Red bat. Lasiurus noveboracensis 3. & 4. Little brown bat. Vespertillo subulatus. Figs. 2. & 4. Position in repose

1. & 2. Red bat. Lasiurus noveboracensis 3. & 4. Little brown bat. Ves...

Print shows in figure 1. a "Red bat" with wings extended, full-length, and 2. at repose, and in figure 3. a "Little brown bat" with wings extended, full-length, and 4. at repose; also shows a skull. E14010 U.S.... more

North American porcupine - Erethizon dorsatus E.K

North American porcupine - Erethizon dorsatus E.K

Print shows a left profile view of a "North American porcupine", full-length, standing; also shows a skull. E10751 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Signed on stone on trunk of tree: E.K. Publication date... more

Rocky Mountain goat. Aplocerus montanus

Rocky Mountain goat. Aplocerus montanus

Print shows a left side profile view of a "Rocky Mountain goat", full-length, standing; also shows a skull. E14021 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Publication date based on copyright statement and/or co... more

Gray rabbit - Lepus sylvaticus E.K

Gray rabbit - Lepus sylvaticus E.K

Print shows a right profile view of a "gray rabbit", full-length, standing; also shows a skull. E10749 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Signed on stone on lower left: E.K. Publication date based on copyr... more

Laying the corner stone at Vicksburg / J.A. Wales.

Laying the corner stone at Vicksburg / J.A. Wales.

Cartoon showing a man, "white league," laying cornerstone, "extermination of the niggers," in front of crowd of skeletons, "resuscitated democracy," with capitol building in background flying flag of the Confed... more

Death at the polls, and free from "federal interference" / Th. Nast.

Death at the polls, and free from "federal interference" / Th. Nast.

Skeleton "solid Southern shot gun" holding shotgun at polls, to prevent African Americans from voting. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 23, no. 1190 (1879 Oct. 18), p. 821.

Segunda calavera taurina de la nueva estudiantina. A este toro delgado cual espina, hoy lo viene a torear la estudiantina

Segunda calavera taurina de la nueva estudiantina. A este toro delgado...

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

Revunvio de calaveras de catrines y borrachos, de viejos y de muchachos, de gatos y garbanceras

Revunvio de calaveras de catrines y borrachos, de viejos y de muchacho...

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

[Bookplate of Frederic Remington]

[Bookplate of Frederic Remington]

Print showing a cow skull. Forms part of the Ruthven Deane Bookplate Collection. Title devised by Library staff. On verso: Frederick Remington, 1861-1909, author, artist, sculptor. This plate is scare, very few... more