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Glass jug with indented body

Glass jug with indented body

Glass objects, Roman Empire.

Bottle, Raised Faces on Body

Bottle, Raised Faces on Body

United States, Missouri

Bottle, Raised Faces on Body

Bottle, Raised Faces on Body

United States, Missouri

The body of Firdausî carried to the grave by four men.

The body of Firdausî carried to the grave by four men.

Life of the Prophet Muhammad written at the order of the Mamluk sultan al-Mansûr 'Alâ' al-Dîn 'Alî (d. 778/1376). The work was first illustrated during the reign of the Ottoman sultan Murâd III.

King receiving head from body. from BL Royal 17 E VII, f. 113v

King receiving head from body. from BL Royal 17 E VII, f. 113v

King receiving head from body. Image taken from f. 113v of La Bible historiale complétée (Proverbs - Revelation). Written in French.

Edmund's body from BL Harley 2278, f. 65

Edmund's body from BL Harley 2278, f. 65

Miniature of a group of Christians with dogs setting out to find the body of Edmund. Image taken from f. 65 of Metrical lives of Saints Edmund and Fremund, in the presentation copy for Henry VI, including the p... more

Edmund's body from BL Harley 2278, f. 114v

Edmund's body from BL Harley 2278, f. 114v

Detail of a miniature of Edmund's body being taken to London. Image taken from f. 114v of Metrical lives of Saints Edmund and Fremund, in the presentation copy for Henry VI, including the prologue (ff. 1v-5). W... more

Edmund's body from BL Harley 2278, f. 115

Edmund's body from BL Harley 2278, f. 115

Detail of a miniature of Edmund's body being transported. Image taken from f. 115 of Metrical lives of Saints Edmund and Fremund, in the presentation copy for Henry VI, including the prologue (ff. 1v-5). Writte... more

[Knight in armor, with lower body of fish]

[Knight in armor, with lower body of fish]

Illus. in: Tbouck vā wondre, Brussels, 1513. Reference copy may be in LOT 4966. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: RBD; Fish (Symbolism); Knights; Shelf.

The Body of Christ Carried by Angels towards Heaven

The Body of Christ Carried by Angels towards Heaven

Hans Baldung (called Hans Baldung Grien) (German, Schwäbisch Gmünd (?) 1484/85–1545 Strasbourg (Strassburg))

The Body of Christ Supported by Three Angels

The Body of Christ Supported by Three Angels

Agostino Veneziano (Agostino dei Musi) (Italian, Venice ca. 1490–after 1536 Rome)

[Knight in armor, with lower body of fish; bordered with hunting scenes]

[Knight in armor, with lower body of fish; bordered with hunting scene...

Illus. in: Pedro Ximenez de Prexano, Dat licht der Kerste, Brussels, 1518. Reference copy may be in LOT 4966. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Fish (Symbolism)... more

Tomyris, shown nude from behind, placing the head of Cyrus into a sack held by a soldier, the decapitated body of Cyrus on the ground at her feet, from a series of four mythological scenes

Tomyris, shown nude from behind, placing the head of Cyrus into a sack...

Georg Pencz (German, Wroclaw ca. 1500–1550 Leipzig)

Portrait of Andreas Vesalius, half-length in profile standing in front of a table dissecting the arm of a body; frontispiece to Andreas Vesalius 'De humani corporis fabrica libri septem'

Portrait of Andreas Vesalius, half-length in profile standing in front...

Attributed to John of Calcar (John Stephen Calcar) (Netherlandish, Calcar, Cleves 1499–1546/50 Naples (active Italy))

Judith giving the head of Holofernes on a platter, which is about to be covered with a cloth, to her servant, with the foreshortened, naked body of Holofernes at right
Achilles Removing Patroclus' Body From the Battle

Achilles Removing Patroclus' Body From the Battle

Léon Davent (French, active 1540–56)

Battle around the Body of Patroclus

Battle around the Body of Patroclus

Anonymous, School of Fontainebleau

Medea pours magical potion over Jason's body: from Histoire de Jason et de la conquête de la toison d'or

Medea pours magical potion over Jason's body: from Histoire de Jason e...

René Boyvin (French, Angers ca. 1525–ca. 1625 Angers (?))

Bearing the Body of Christ

Bearing the Body of Christ

Hieronymus (Jerome) Wierix (Netherlandish, ca. 1553–1619 Antwerp)

Four women of the tribe take four pieces of the dead body and carry these around a hut while they scream with pleasure

Four women of the tribe take four pieces of the dead body and carry th...

Nude Indians butchering and cooking human bodies. Illus. in: Theodor de Bry, America, pt. 3, Frankfurt, 1593, p. 86. This record contains unverified data from old caption card.

Johannes Lerii's account of women washing the dead body to prepare it for frying

Johannes Lerii's account of women washing the dead body to prepare it ...

Nude Indians butchering hostages. Illus. in: Theodor de Bry, America, pt. 3, Frankfurt, 1593, p. 195. Reference copy may be in LOT 4411. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card... more

[Man holding sword and head of decapitated, dismembered body in background]

[Man holding sword and head of decapitated, dismembered body in backgr...

Illus. in: Salomen, Areum Velvis...1599 p. 40 of part II. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Death; Executions; Incemabula.

A Saint Healing the Sick (recto); Upper Body of Nude Male with Outstretched Arms, seen from the rear (verso)

A Saint Healing the Sick (recto); Upper Body of Nude Male with Outstre...

Anonymous, Italian, Roman-Bolognese, 17th century

Plate 10: Alexander Finding the Body of Darius, from The Deeds of Alexander the Great,

Plate 10: Alexander Finding the Body of Darius, from The Deeds of Alex...

Antonio Tempesta (Italian, Florence 1555–1630 Rome)

Judith placing the head of Holofernes on a tray held by an attendant, with the body of Holofernes on a canopied bed
[Moon as solid body with irregular surface features in first telescopic drawings of moon to be published]

[Moon as solid body with irregular surface features in first telescopi...

Illus. and text in: Syderus nuncius. In Opere di Galileo Galilei. Vol. 2. Bononiae : HH. de Ducijs, 1655 p. 14. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress,... more

A sheep lying with its legs folded underneath its body next to a wooden fence, the sheep in profile view

A sheep lying with its legs folded underneath its body next to a woode...

Karel Dujardin (Dutch, Amsterdam 1622–1678 Venice)

Tullia Driving Her Chariot over the Body of Her Father

Tullia Driving Her Chariot over the Body of Her Father

Ciro Ferri (Italian, Rome 1634?–1689 Rome)

Entombment of Christ, two men lifting Christ into a tomb, with a shroud underneath the body, three crosses on Golgotha beyond, from a series of five engravings after the destroyed or detached frescoes of 1532/33 by Giovanni Antonio da Pordenone in the cloister of S.Stefano, Venice
Hints to Elder Pottle, on the necessity of mortifying the deeds of the body:-- By Jonathan Plummer, a travelling preacher, physician, poet and trader. [17- ].

Hints to Elder Pottle, on the necessity of mortifying the deeds of the...

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 89, Folder 25.

["The Pope, or Man of Sin" - lines going from letters A through H to different parts of the Pope's body to Illustrate (A) thou shalt find in his head, Heresy. (B) in his shoulders, The Supporters of Disorder, etc.]

["The Pope, or Man of Sin" - lines going from letters A through H to d...

Illus. in: New England Primer (1737) by D.L. Ford. Reference copy may be in LOT 7012. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

A funeral elegy by way of dialogue; between death, soul, body and Jesus Christ. Composed by Edmund Weld, formerly of Harvard College, who moving hence into Ireland, became a preacher of the gospel at Inniskean, there; who upon the meditation and

A funeral elegy by way of dialogue; between death, soul, body and Jesu...

Positive Photostat.; Ford 948.; Not in Evans.; Verse. 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; Portfo... more

The true sons of liberty and supporters of the non-importation agreement. Are determined to resent any the least insult or menace offer’d to any one or more of the several, committees appointed by the body at Faneiul-Hall, and chastise any one o

The true sons of liberty and supporters of the non-importation agreeme...

Positive Photostat.; Evans 11097.; Title. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 4 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collection;... more

The life and dying speech of Arthur, a negro man who was executed at Worcester, October 20th 1768. For a rape committed on the body of one Deborah Metcalfe. Boston: Printed and sold in Milk-Street 1768.

The life and dying speech of Arthur, a negro man who was executed at W...

Positive Photostat.; Title. 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 36, Folder 26.

A card to the freeholders and freemen of this City and County from Messrs Axe and Hammer, and a number of the respectable body of leather aprons, give their compliments to their old friends who have not yet joined them; and beg they will be stan

A card to the freeholders and freemen of this City and County from Mes...

Imprint 3.; On verso: S; Jan. 4, 1769. 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 103, Folder 16.

The Body of Tee, a chief, as preserved after death in Otaheite / Webber del. ; Pollard sc.
New-York Sept. 15, 1773. To the corporation. Gentlemen. The alacrity with which you began, and the indefatigable perfeverance of your body, to amove Alderman Blagg, one of the most respectable of your board, from the office of Alderman and Justi

New-York Sept. 15, 1773. To the corporation. Gentlemen. The alacrity w...

Imprint 2; Blagg, Alderman.; On verso: S; Sept 15, 1773. 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; Po... more

To the respectable body of gentlemen nominated by the publick voice as a committee, for managing the affairs of the inhabitants of this City, in the present exigency of our publick concerns. [Protesting against the action of another committee fr

To the respectable body of gentlemen nominated by the publick voice as...

Imprint 3.; Title.; On verso: S; Sept 30, 1774. 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 1... more

To the worthy inhabitants of the City and County of New-York. My fellow citizens. At this interesting crisis, when every thing that is dear to us, both as individuals, and as a body politic, is at stake: [Advocating the election of the committee

To the worthy inhabitants of the City and County of New-York. My fello...

Evans 13684.; On verso: S; June 1774. 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 105, Folder 5c.

In Provincial congress, Cambridge, October 26, 1774. Whereas in consequence of the present unhappy disputes between Great Britain and the colonies, a formidable body of troops with warlike preparations of every sort are already arrived at, and o

In Provincial congress, Cambridge, October 26, 1774. Whereas in conseq...

Positive Photostat. 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 37, Folder 40.

[Cut] The dying criminal: poem, by Robert Young, on his own execution, which is tobe on this day, November 11, 1779, for rape, committed on the body of Jane Green, a child,eleven years of age, at Brookfield ... Printed and sold at the printi

[Cut] The dying criminal: poem, by Robert Young, on his own execution,...

Verse.; Not in Evans. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 40, Folde... more

Some body and no body

Some body and no body

This record contains unverified, old data from an unpublished P&P checklist, "British Political and Social Caricatures, 1655-1832 ... not in the published catalogs of the British Museum," compiled in 1968 (NC 1... more

Philadelphia. Sir. A respectable body of the citizens of Pennsylvania, conceiving the wealth and force of these states, would rise proportionably with the diminution of their demand for the commodies of other countries, and the supply of their w

Philadelphia. Sir. A respectable body of the citizens of Pennsylvania,...

Dated in mss. Oct. 1, 1788.; Not in Evans. 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 147, Folder 6c.