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Ball
Ball bead
Ball bead
Ball bead
Ball bead
Ball bead
Ball Net

Ball Net

Made in Kharga Oasis, Byzantine Egypt

Ball Player
Embossed Ball
Ball

Ball

Peru

Ball

Ball

Peru

Netsuke of Cat with a Ball

Netsuke of Cat with a Ball

Edo (1615–1868) or Meiji period (1868–1912)

The Ball
The Ball
The Ball

The Ball

Abraham Bosse (French, Tours 1602/1604–1676 Paris)

The Ball

The Ball

Abraham Bosse (French, Tours 1602/1604–1676 Paris)

The Ball

The Ball

Abraham Bosse (French, Tours 1602/1604–1676 Paris)

Two Cupids, One Holding a Ball

Two Cupids, One Holding a Ball

Jacques Gabriel Huquier (French, Paris 1730–1805 Shrewsbury)

Crystal ball

Crystal ball

Qing dynasty (1644–1911)

Crystal ball

Crystal ball

Qing dynasty (1644–1911)

Ball

Ball

Qing dynasty (1644–1911)

Miniature ball

Miniature ball

T.K., London

The dancing-master: or, The art of dancing explained. Wherein the manner of performing all steps in ball dancing is made easy by a new and familiar method. In two parts ... The whole containing sixty figures drawn from the life, and curiously engraved on copper plates.

The dancing-master: or, The art of dancing explained. Wherein the mann...

This is a translation of one of the most important sources for the study and reconstruction of eighteenth-century dance--Pierre Rameau's 1725 Le maître a danser. Translated by English dancer and writer John Es... more

Ball
The Snow Ball

The Snow Ball

Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725–1770) Edo period (1615–1868)

litter from "Ad C. W. Bampfylde, Arm: Epistola poetica familiaris, in qua continentur tabulæ quinque ab eo excogitatæ, quæ personas repræsentant poematis cujusdam Anglicani, cui titulus: An Election Ball. Auctore, C. Anstey, Arm"

litter from "Ad C. W. Bampfylde, Arm: Epistola poetica familiaris, in ...

This image has been taken from scan 000031 from "Ad C. W. Bampfylde, Arm: Epistola poetica familiaris, in qua continentur tabulæ quinque ab eo excogitatæ, quæ personas repræsentant poematis cujusdam Anglicani, ... more

George Muter, March 13, 1781, Memorandum of Cannon and Ball Available at Foundry; with List

George Muter, March 13, 1781, Memorandum of Cannon and Ball Available ...

Memorandum of Cannon and Ball Available at Foundry; with List

Lord mayor's feast at Guildhall 1786 - no dinner, no ball

Lord mayor's feast at Guildhall 1786 - no dinner, no ball

Print shows a large group of city officials gathered around a table in Guildhall, some are jumping up and down on the table and have lost their hats and wigs. Posted on the wall are two notices: (1) "Nov. 1st 1... more

Ball
Annual Caledonian Ball Ticket

Annual Caledonian Ball Ticket

Asher Brown Durand (American, Jefferson, New Jersey 1796–1886 Maplewood, New Jersey)

An analysis of country dancing: wherein are displayed all the figures ever used in country dances, in a way so easy and familiar, that persons of the meanest capacity may in a short time acquire (without the aid of a master) a complete knowledge of that rational and polite amusement. To which are added, instructions for dancing some entire new reels; together with the rules, regulations, and complete etiquette of the ball room.

An analysis of country dancing: wherein are displayed all the figures ...

This is the first of several books published by Wilson on the subject of English country dancing. Performed as a series of figures by a column of men facing a column of women, the English country dance was one ... more

Ball gown
Ball gown
[Domestic cat with two kittens, one playing with a ball of string]

[Domestic cat with two kittens, one playing with a ball of string]

Title devised by Library staff. Printed with number in upper right corner: 5. Paper watermarked at bottom center: in Basel. Inscribed in pencil on verso: 1227 U 5 D 57.

Packing up after a country ball

Packing up after a country ball

Scene in the Assembly Rooms of a country town. Guests (tiny figures) descending staircase. Ladies adjusting cloaks and pattens, or kilting up petticoats. Two men lounge cynically on the right and a third adjust... more

Ball gown
Ladies' Ticket of Admission to the Annual Caledonian Ball

Ladies' Ticket of Admission to the Annual Caledonian Ball

Asher Brown Durand (American, Jefferson, New Jersey 1796–1886 Maplewood, New Jersey)

In honor of the election of our distinguished fellow-citizen General Andrew Jackson, to the presidency of the United States, you are respectfully invited to attend a ball in Nashville ... Nashville, December 10, 1828.

In honor of the election of our distinguished fellow-citizen General A...

Printed on satin.; Jackson, Andrew.; On verso: 09-82-038.351 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... more

Ball gown