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Game Piece with Samson Slaying the Philistines with the Jawbone of an Ass

Game Piece with Samson Slaying the Philistines with the Jawbone of an ...

The treatise written for craftsmen by the early-twelfth-century monk Theophilus recommends using the red root of the madder plant to stain ivory. Staining allowed one side to be easily distinguished from the ot... More

[Fable of the lion and the fox; the ass and the wolf]

[Fable of the lion and the fox; the ass and the wolf]

Illus. in: Aesopus, Vita et fabulae (Latin), Strassburg, ca. 1481. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Incunabula; Fables; RBD; Shelf.

Dish (coppa): The satyr Silenus on an Ass

Dish (coppa): The satyr Silenus on an Ass

the "Milan Marsyas" Painter (Italian (Urbino), active first half of the 16th century) (?), Urbino

A drunken Silenus riding an ass being supported by satyrs

A drunken Silenus riding an ass being supported by satyrs

Giulio Bonasone was an Italian painter and engraver born in Bologna. He possibly studied painting under Lorenzo Sabbatini, and painted a Purgatory for the church of San Stefano, but all his paintings have been ... More

The Ass at School

The Ass at School

After Pieter Bruegel the Elder (Netherlandish, Breda (?) ca. 1525–1569 Brussels)

[Illustration of ancient fable of men worshipping an ass bearing a religious relic]

[Illustration of ancient fable of men worshipping an ass bearing a rel...

Illus. in: Alciati, Andrea. Omnia Andreae Alciati v.c. emblemata, Parisiis, apud Ioannem Richeriū, 1589. Reference copy may be in LOT 4707A. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption... More

Drunken Silenus Riding on an Ass

Drunken Silenus Riding on an Ass

Jacques Sarazin (French, Noyon 1592–1660 Paris)

Plate 102: Midas with the Ears of an Ass (Midae ob iudicij craßustiem aures asininae), from Ovid's 'Metamorphoses'

Plate 102: Midas with the Ears of an Ass (Midae ob iudicij craßustiem ...

Antonio Tempesta (Italian, Florence 1555–1630 Rome)

The Ass, Jealous of the Attention the Dog Is Getting From His Master, Looks to Imitate Him by Jumping at the Master's Neck from Hendrick van Alcmar's Renard The Fox

The Ass, Jealous of the Attention the Dog Is Getting From His Master, ...

Allart van Everdingen (Dutch, Alkmaar 1621–1675 Amsterdam)

Renard Mounted on an Ass from Hendrick van Alcmar's Renard The Fox

Renard Mounted on an Ass from Hendrick van Alcmar's Renard The Fox

Allart van Everdingen (Dutch, Alkmaar 1621–1675 Amsterdam)

An ass loaded wth. preferments

An ass loaded wth. preferments

Cartoon satirizing William Wake, Archbishop of Canterbury (holding whip), for ladening his son-in-law Dr. Lynch (ass) with lucrative ecclesiastical appointments and neglecting the advancement of other clergymen... More

[Illustration of ancient fable of men worshipping an ass bearing a religious relic]

[Illustration of ancient fable of men worshipping an ass bearing a rel...

Illus. in: De La Fontaine, Fables Choisies, Tome III, Paris, 1765, pl. opp. p. 29. Reference copy may be in LOT 4707A. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

The Branded Bully, or the Ass Stripp'd of the Lion's Skin

The Branded Bully, or the Ass Stripp'd of the Lion's Skin

Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London)

A Box Lobby Hero, The Branded Bully, or The Ass Stripp'd of the Lion's Skin.

A Box Lobby Hero, The Branded Bully, or The Ass Stripp'd of the Lion's...

Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London)

Subsidiary treaty, or the lion turned ass / designed & executed by Sinecure.

Subsidiary treaty, or the lion turned ass / designed & executed by Sin...

Print shows a man with a whip driving a donkey with the head of a lion, laden with sacks of money past a pike labeled "Liberty" with a Phrygian cap and a hand pointing the way "to Hesse Cassel." The man says, "... More

The Queen's––[ Ass]

The Queen's––[ Ass]

Attributed to Henry Kingsbury (British, active ca. 1775–98)

The Baltimoreans going the whole ass tail and all

The Baltimoreans going the whole ass tail and all

Caricature of Fanny Elssler, in carriage being drawn by men with ears of jackasses, going to Baltimore. Signed in stone: HB. Title appears as it is written on the item. Forms part of: American cartoon print fil... More

President (C)ass beginning operations, losing no time

President (C)ass beginning operations, losing no time

Once again, Lewis Cass is attacked as a militaristic expansionist. (See "A War President," no. 1848-16.) His support during the 1846 Oregon boundary dispute of the expansionist 54 40' parallel and his War of 1... More

Memorial. To the Honorable the Senate and House of representatives of the State of [blank] Your memorialists, members of the National Lincoln Monument Association would most respectfully solicit your attention to the accompanying articles of ass

Memorial. To the Honorable the Senate and House of representatives of ...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 18, Folder 19.

[Gustavus Vasa Fox, Ass't Sec. of Navy, half-length portrait, facing front, Capt. Murray, U.S. Navy, half-length portrait, facing right, and Comr. Beaumont, U.S. Navy, half-length portrait, facing slightly right]

[Gustavus Vasa Fox, Ass't Sec. of Navy, half-length portrait, facing f...

Title devised by Library staff. Transfer; LC Manuscript Division (gift, Gist Blair, 1936); 1963 July.

The horse and the loaded ass

The horse and the loaded ass

Purchase; (DLC/PP-1982:125.11). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: Aesop's Fables, p. 171.

The ass carrying salt

The ass carrying salt

Purchase; (DLC/PP-1982:125.6). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: Aesop's Fables, p. 203.

The old lion and the ass / Gillam.

The old lion and the ass / Gillam.

Illustration shows an injured lion, with the face of Ulysses S. Grant, lying on the ground next to a paper that states "An Appeal to the People, U.S. Grant", just beyond the lion is a donkey wearing a military ... More

The ass and his leader / Keppler.

The ass and his leader / Keppler.

Print shows President Cleveland standing on the edge of a cliff on the "high road" labeled "Good Government Road", holding the end of a broken bridle to a donkey that has fallen off the cliff; the donkey is sti... More

(Important.) Member of General Committee National Boer Relief Fund Ass'n. As a means of obtaining funds we shall hold a mammoth Fair at Madison Square Garden, New York City, in the Spring ... N. Y. [190-].

(Important.) Member of General Committee National Boer Relief Fund Ass...

Signed: Alfred Chasseaud, general manager. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 131, Folder 4a.

Ass Sey, [Blank] - Age [Blank], Year: [Blank] - First Creek Mounted Volunteers, A-H - Raised Directly by the Confederate Government

Ass Sey, [Blank] - Age [Blank], Year: [Blank] - First Creek Mounted Vo...

Carded Records Showing Military Service of Soldiers Who Fought in Confederate Organizations

You have been very successful with the girls --  what's your rule in making love to one? : I have no set rule : I merely try, with all the power there is in me, to make as big an ass of myself as possible

You have been very successful with the girls -- what's your rule in m...

(DLC/PP-1935:0140). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: Life, 43:139 (Feb. 11, 1904).

Nat'l First Aid Ass'n., Boston, Mass., U.S.A. / Geo. Brayton, Boston.

Nat'l First Aid Ass'n., Boston, Mass., U.S.A. / Geo. Brayton, Boston.

Photograph showing firefighter descending on ladder from second story window carrying person being rescued in practice drill. Transfer; Manuscript Division (Clara Barton papers); 2004; (DLC/PP-2004:023). Forms ... More

Interior, ampitheatre [sic], Western Stock Show Ass'n., Denver, Colo.

Interior, ampitheatre [sic], Western Stock Show Ass'n., Denver, Colo.

J135906 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright deposit; Mile High Photo Co.; December 14, 1909.

Packing peaches, Peach Growers Ass'n, Palisades, Colo.

Packing peaches, Peach Growers Ass'n, Palisades, Colo.

Large number of people packing peaches in packing house.

[Man plowing with a cow and an ass, Palestine]

[Man plowing with a cow and an ass, Palestine]

No. 518. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Forms part of: the G. Eric and Edith Matson Photograph Collection.

Ralph Lyford, Ass't Conductor, Boston Opera, Mrs. Ralph Lyford (Ella Gillis) of Ballet

Ralph Lyford, Ass't Conductor, Boston Opera, Mrs. Ralph Lyford (Ella G...

Photograph shows composer and conductor Ralph Lyford (1882-1927). (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2011

Mrs. George Widener / American Press Ass'n, N.Y.

Mrs. George Widener / American Press Ass'n, N.Y.

J146384 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Accession box no. PR 04 c48

Outing of Tim Sullivan Ass'n

Outing of Tim Sullivan Ass'n

Photo shows a boat (the Grand Republic) filled with people going on an outing of the Timothy Sullivan Association, sponsored by Timothy ("Big Tim") Daniel Sullivan (1862-1913), a New York City Tammany Hall poli... More

Outing of Tim Sullivan Ass'n, 30 June 1913

Outing of Tim Sullivan Ass'n, 30 June 1913

Photo shows a crowd on steamboat (the Grand Republic) going on an outing of the Timothy Sullivan Association, sponsored by Timothy ("Big Tim") Daniel Sullivan (1862-1913) a New York City Tammany Hall politici... More

Triangulierungsarbeiten des Ass. Bastl in Kaluschow
Triangulierungsarbeiten des Ass. Bastl