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