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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

Game Piece with Samson Slaying the Philistines with the Jawbone of an Ass
Ape and wild ass from BL Eg 1121, f. 89

Ape and wild ass from BL Eg 1121, f. 89

Detail of a miniature of an ape, who is rejoicing in the sunshine, encountering a melancholy wild ass, whose eyes will not bear the light, at the beginning of Chapter 29 of Book 2. Image taken from f. 89 of Spi... More

The Entry into Jerusalem: Christ enters the city-gate on an ass
The Entry into Jerusalem: Christ enters the city-gate on an ass (2nd of 3)
St. Jerome in penitence; the lion brings back the stolen ass (background)
An angel holding a sword bars the way and causes Balaam's ass to turn aside
Samson slaying one thousand Philistines with an ass's jaw-bone
The Entry into Jerusalem: Christ enters the city-gate on an ass
Symbol of St. Mark: lion, with (7) the [unwashed] hand, head of dog having bread [of the children] in its mouth, (8) seven loaves, key [attribute of St. Peter], eye, (9) sun, devil, (10) scallop [attribute of St. James the Great], #nail/clinch(?)#, two clasped hands, (11)
ass's foal, (12) money box, vine-tendril
The Entry into Jerusalem: Christ enters the city-gate on an ass
The Entry into Jerusalem: Christ enters the city-gate on an ass
The Entry into Jerusalem: Christ enters the city-gate on an ass
Symbol of St. Matthew: angel, with (17) two clasped hands, (18) scallop, vine-tendril, (19) [no picture, number only], (20) money box, (21) head of ass, (22) laid table, (23) Seat of Moses, (24) sun, moon and stars
Balaam's way is barred by an angel, invisible to Balaam; Balaam strikes his ass, whereupon the ass lies down and starts to speak
The Entry into Jerusalem: Christ enters the city-gate on an ass
The Entry into Jerusalem: Christ enters the city-gate on an ass
Balaam strikes his ass
The Entry into Jerusalem: Christ enters the city-gate on an ass
Samson Slaying the Philistines with the Jawbone of an Ass; Samson Drinking from the Jawbone of an Ass
An angel holding a sword bars the way and causes Balaam's ass to turn aside
The Entry into Jerusalem: Christ enters the city-gate on an ass
Samson slaying one thousand Philistines with an ass's jaw-bone
The Entry into Jerusalem: Christ enters the city-gate on an ass
The Entry into Jerusalem: Christ enters the city-gate on an ass
Simia/Ape with hood with the ears of an ass (fool?) writing
[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.

The Entry into Jerusalem: Christ enters the city-gate on an ass
The Nativity: the Christ-child in the manger, with the ox and the ass
Armorial Plate: Silenus on an ass, supported by Bacchic revelers
Armorial Plate: Silenus on an ass, supported by Bacchic revelers
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 procession of Silenus who is carried on an ass preceeded by a bacchant playing the cymbals and other figures
Dish (piatto): Man Washing the Mouth of an Ass
Dish (piatto): Man Washing the Mouth of an Ass
Pieter van der Heyden - The Ass at School

Pieter van der Heyden - The Ass at School

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

Apollo and Marsyas and the Judgment of Midas: at right Midas with the ears of an ass resting his hand against a tree stump, at center Apollo holds a flaying knife, at left the flayed corpse of Marsyas roped to a tree, soldiers and satyrs beyond
[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

"The Monkey Tells the Story of the Fox Luring the Ass to its Death by the Lion", Folio from a Kalila wa Dimna
"The Monkey Tells the Story of the Fox Luring the Ass to its Death by the Lion", Folio from a Kalila wa Dimna
Drunken Silenus Riding on an Ass

Drunken Silenus Riding on an Ass

Jacques Sarazin (French, Noyon 1592–1660 Paris)

Drunken Silenus Riding on an Ass
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)

Samson holding the jaw bone of an ass over his head and standing next to the Philistines he has just killed, more dead bodies in the background, a tapered composition with rounded top, after Reni
Karel Dujardin - A bull and an ass.
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, British Cartoon Print

An ass loaded wth. preferments, British Cartoon Print

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., British Cartoon Print

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

Samuel William Fores - The Queen's––[ Ass]

Samuel William Fores - The Queen's––[ Ass]

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

The miller, his son, and his ass.
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

Philippe Jacques de Loutherbourg - Charles Meryon - Cow and Ass, after de Loutherbourg
1909 Ass't. Surg. J.W.S. Gouley, American Civil War Photograph, Glass Negative.
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.

The ass that kicked against the pricks.
Hon. F.W. Seward, Ass't Sec of State
[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.

Sedalia, Mo., July 1st, 1874. Dear Sir: Having been appointed to read an Essay on Anaesthesia and anaesthetics at the next session of the Mo. Med. Ass'n--- meeting in April, 1875--- And having a desire to make said essay as complete as possible
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

[Native of Palestine working with an ox and an ass, Holy Land]
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

Ass't. Secretary of the Navy Allen
Harriet May Mills, V.P Woman's Suff. Ass'n
Santa Claus Ass'n
N.Y. Ass'n for the Blind, Inc.
Sam Whitaker, Ass't to the Attorney General in Claims Division, 3/17/1936
World's Dispensary Medical Ass'n, Buffalo, N.Y.
Playground Ass'n Meeting, German dance by N.Y. school children, New York
Education ass'n delegates call on Prof. Lowell, Harvard
Costumes, characters, etc. Plowing with a cow and an ass
(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.

Playground Ass'n Meeting, Hungarian dance in park, New York
Costumes, characters, etc. Plowing with a cow and an ass
Harriet May Mills, V. Pres. Woman's Suffrage Ass'n; Ella Hawley Crossett, Pres.
Sam Whitaker, Ass't to the Attorney General in Claims Division, 3/17/1936
Playground Ass'n Meeting, Polish dance by N.Y. school children, New York
Santa Claus Ass'n
Eckner and Commerce heads in conference. Washington, D.C., Jan. 12. Dr. Hugo Eckner of Germany has been discussing with different Dept. heads in Washington concerning the establishment of Tranoceanic travel in airships. He is shown in the photo showing Secretary of Commerce Roper and his Ass't, Col. J.M. Johnson, the possible location for an airport in the United States. Left to right: Col. J.M. Johnson, Ass't Sec. of Commerce; Dr. Hugo Eckner; and Secretary Daniel Roper
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).

N.Y. Ass'n for the Blind, Inc.
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

Arthur Henri Poole - Gobble, Gobble!

Arthur Henri Poole - Gobble, Gobble!

Turkeys being delivered to Flynn & Young's on Conduit Lane in Waterford.....Could the chap who's lifting up one of the turkeys be the gentleman on the right in this interior shot of .Flynn & Young's ( http://ww... More

Police and doctors working over dead and wounded anarchists. Ass't. Dist. Atty taking ante mortem statements [Union Square, New York]
Fred. W. Upham, Ass't Treas. Rep'n Nat'l [Assistant Treasurer of the Republican National Committee]
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.

Frank F. Fish, Sec'y Lumber Ass'n
Experiment Station. Hawaiian Planters Ass'n.
Nat'l Volunteer Emergency Ass'n
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.

The Athletic field, Silver Bay Ass'n. [Association], Silver Bay, Lake George, N.Y.
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