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Holding A Box

Holding A Box

Unidentified photograph...Citation: Lois Gunden Clemens Photograph Collection. France, 1941-1942. HM1-926 Box 1 Folder 9. Mennonite Church USA Archives - Goshen. Goshen, Indiana.

Members of the German military carry lit torches in honor of General (GEN) Charles L. Donnelly Jr., departing commander in chief, US Air Force Europe, and Allied Air Forces Central Europe. The Soldiers are participating in the"Grand Tatoo,"one of the West Germany military's highest honors

Members of the German military carry lit torches in honor of General (...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: NOMAD THRUST Base: Ramstein Air Base Country: West Germany (FRG) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Patrick Nugent Release Status: ... more

Central Watchtower

Central Watchtower

Pottery models of houses and farm structures were commonly included in Eastern Han burials to provide for the afterlife. Eastern Han dynasty (25–220)

Pilgrim’s Flask with Central Asian Dancers

Pilgrim’s Flask with Central Asian Dancers

Both the shape and decoration show foreign influence: the shape is based on a West Asian pilgrim’s flask, while the whirling dancer is performing a dance derived from the culture of Sogdia. Centered in present-... more

Central Mount of Purse

Central Mount of Purse

Made in Northern France (?)

Roundel with Central Asian-style "Candelabra Tree"

Roundel with Central Asian-style "Candelabra Tree"

This beige and green silk textile fragment displays a roundel with a border of scrolling vines and leaves, at the center of which a stylized tree of life appears, bearing flowers, leaves, and fruit. The composi... more

Head of a Central Asian Figure

Head of a Central Asian Figure

This head belonged to a full figure most likely representing a royal attendant (courtier, vizier, or amir) or guard. Similar images have been found in wall paintings of the reception hall of palatine complexes,... more

Head of a Central Asian Figure in a Pointed Cap

Head of a Central Asian Figure in a Pointed Cap

In architecture, sculptures sometimes served as symbolic gate guardians, or in palace reception halls to represent the ruler’s servants. Nothing is known of the exact provenance of this head, which probably cam... more

Central Plaque of a Cross

Central Plaque of a Cross

The rose-colored face of Christ, his chalk-white torso with fine lines of gilded copper that articulate the interior and exterior lines of his body, and the knee-length deep-blue loincloth link this cross to a ... more

Bowl with Central Fish Motif

Bowl with Central Fish Motif

Here, the radial blue stripes are bounded by two calligraphic bands painted on the stonepaste body in black pigment. The letters, etched through the pigment to reveal the white body‑fabric below, form an illegi... more

Central Panel of a Triptych

Central Panel of a Triptych

Diptychs and triptychs were private devotional objects that served as less elaborate substitutes for ivory tabernacles. This panel represents, in the upper register, the Crucifixion, with Longinus and Stephaton... more

Bowl with Central Pentagon Motifs

Bowl with Central Pentagon Motifs

The Mongol invasions of the mid-thirteenth century put an end to ceramic production at Raqqa. Damascus emerged as an important center in the fourteenth century, and its potteries began to adopt the contemporary... more

Star Deities of the Northern and Central Dippers

Star Deities of the Northern and Central Dippers

This depiction of Daoist deities was once part of a set of paintings used in the Buddhist water-and-land ritual and commissioned by the emperor, as attested to by the inscription in the lower left: "By imperial... more

Design for a Cartouche with a Religious Subject in the Central Compartment

Design for a Cartouche with a Religious Subject in the Central Compart...

Attributed to Taddeo Zuccaro (Italian, Sant'Angelo in Vado 1529–1566 Rome)

Horizontal Panel with a Central Palmette, Two Dolphins, and Meandering Tendrils

Horizontal Panel with a Central Palmette, Two Dolphins, and Meandering...

Sebald Beham (German, Nuremberg 1500–1550 Frankfurt)

Design for a Frieze with Central Cartouche Containing Medici Arms with Papal Tiara

Design for a Frieze with Central Cartouche Containing Medici Arms with...

Anonymous, Italian, second half of the 16th century

Modern Grotesque Decoration with a Central Niche

Modern Grotesque Decoration with a Central Niche

Johannes van Doetecum the elder (Netherlandish, active 1554–ca. 1600, died 1605)

Design for an Altar with the Annunciation in the Central Panel

Design for an Altar with the Annunciation in the Central Panel

Anonymous, Italian, Piedmontese, 18th century

Semi-Circular Design with Grotesques and a Central Medaillon containing a Landscape

Semi-Circular Design with Grotesques and a Central Medaillon containin...

Anonymous, Italian, first half of the 18th century

Central Salon of the Alexander Palace at Tsarskoe Selo

Central Salon of the Alexander Palace at Tsarskoe Selo

Giacomo Quarenghi (Italian, Rota d'Imagna near Bergamo 1744–1817 Saint Petersburg)

Cabinet Design with Central Shelves

Cabinet Design with Central Shelves

Anonymous, British, 19th century

Design for the Central Altar for Scottish Rite, N.Y.

Design for the Central Altar for Scottish Rite, N.Y.

Louis Comfort Tiffany (American, New York 1848–1933 New York) Made in New York, United States

Cabinet Design with a Central Urn Ornament

Cabinet Design with a Central Urn Ornament

Anonymous, British, 19th century

Designs for Ceilings with Central Sunburst

Designs for Ceilings with Central Sunburst

Charles Monblond (French, 19th century)

Design for an Urn with Four Putti in Central Cartouche

Design for an Urn with Four Putti in Central Cartouche

Anonymous, Italian, early 19th century

A Town on the Mohawk River in Central New York State (?)

A Town on the Mohawk River in Central New York State (?)

Pavel Petrovich Svinin (1787/88–1839)

Central America from "Spanish America; or, a Descriptive, historical and geographical account of the dominions of Spain in the western hemisphere, etc. [With maps.]"

Central America from "Spanish America; or, a Descriptive, historical a...

This image has been taken from scan 000685 from "Spanish America; or, a Descriptive, historical and geographical account of the dominions of Spain in the western hemisphere, etc. [With maps.]". The title and su... more

map from "A Geographical and Commercial View of Northern Central Africa: containing a particular account of the course and termination of the great river Niger in the Atlantic Ocean"

map from "A Geographical and Commercial View of Northern Central Afric...

This image has been taken from scan 000170 from "A Geographical and Commercial View of Northern Central Africa: containing a particular account of the course and termination of the great river Niger in the Atla... more

map from "A Geographical and Commercial View of Northern Central Africa: containing a particular account of the course and termination of the great river Niger in the Atlantic Ocean"

map from "A Geographical and Commercial View of Northern Central Afric...

This image has been taken from scan 000008 from "A Geographical and Commercial View of Northern Central Africa: containing a particular account of the course and termination of the great river Niger in the Atla... more

map from "[Narrative of Travels and Discoveries in Northern and Central Africa, in the years 1822, 1823, and 1824, by Major Denham, Captain Clapperton and the late Doctor Oudney ... With an appendix ... by Major D. Denham ... and Captain H. Clapperton [including “Translations from the Arabic, of various letters and documents, brought from Bornou and Soudan by Major Denham and Captain Clapperton. By A. Salame,” “Botanical Appendix. By Robert Brown,” and “Letter to Major Denham, on the rock specimens brought from Africa. By Charles Konig”]. [With plates and maps.]]"

map from "[Narrative of Travels and Discoveries in Northern and Centra...

This image has been taken from scan 000423 from "[Narrative of Travels and Discoveries in Northern and Central Africa, in the years 1822, 1823, and 1824, by Major Denham, Captain Clapperton and the late Doctor ... more

map from "[Narrative of Travels and Discoveries in Northern and Central Africa, in the years 1822, 1823, and 1824, by Major Denham, Captain Clapperton and the late Doctor Oudney ... With an appendix ... by Major D. Denham ... and Captain H. Clapperton [including “Translations from the Arabic, of various letters and documents, brought from Bornou and Soudan by Major Denham and Captain Clapperton. By A. Salame,” “Botanical Appendix. By Robert Brown,” and “Letter to Major Denham, on the rock specimens brought from Africa. By Charles Konig”]. [With plates and maps.]]"

map from "[Narrative of Travels and Discoveries in Northern and Centra...

This image has been taken from scan 000010 from "[Narrative of Travels and Discoveries in Northern and Central Africa, in the years 1822, 1823, and 1824, by Major Denham, Captain Clapperton and the late Doctor ... more

map from "[Narrative of Travels and Discoveries in Northern and Central Africa, in the years 1822, 1823, and 1824, by Major Denham, Captain Clapperton and the late Doctor Oudney ... With an appendix ... by Major D. Denham ... and Captain H. Clapperton [including “Translations from the Arabic, of various letters and documents, brought from Bornou and Soudan by Major Denham and Captain Clapperton. By A. Salame,” “Botanical Appendix. By Robert Brown,” and “Letter to Major Denham, on the rock specimens brought from Africa. By Charles Konig”]. [With plates and maps.]]"

map from "[Narrative of Travels and Discoveries in Northern and Centra...

This image has been taken from scan 000381 from "[Narrative of Travels and Discoveries in Northern and Central Africa, in the years 1822, 1823, and 1824, by Major Denham, Captain Clapperton and the late Doctor ... more

map from "[Narrative of Travels and Discoveries in Northern and Central Africa, in the years 1822, 1823, and 1824, by Major Denham, Captain Clapperton and the late Doctor Oudney ... With an appendix ... by Major D. Denham ... and Captain H. Clapperton [including “Translations from the Arabic, of various letters and documents, brought from Bornou and Soudan by Major Denham and Captain Clapperton. By A. Salame,” “Botanical Appendix. By Robert Brown,” and “Letter to Major Denham, on the rock specimens brought from Africa. By Charles Konig”]. [With plates and maps.]]"

map from "[Narrative of Travels and Discoveries in Northern and Centra...

This image has been taken from scan 000170 from volume 02 of "[Narrative of Travels and Discoveries in Northern and Central Africa, in the years 1822, 1823, and 1824, by Major Denham, Captain Clapperton and the... more

manuscript from "[Narrative of Travels and Discoveries in Northern and Central Africa, in the years 1822, 1823, and 1824, by Major Denham, Captain Clapperton and the late Doctor Oudney ... With an appendix ... by Major D. Denham ... and Captain H. Clapperton [including “Translations from the Arabic, of various letters and documents, brought from Bornou and Soudan by Major Denham and Captain Clapperton. By A. Salame,” “Botanical Appendix. By Robert Brown,” and “Letter to Major Denham, on the rock specimens brought from Africa. By Charles Konig”]. [With plates and maps.]]"

manuscript from "[Narrative of Travels and Discoveries in Northern and...

This image has been taken from scan 000159 from volume 02 of "[Narrative of Travels and Discoveries in Northern and Central Africa, in the years 1822, 1823, and 1824, by Major Denham, Captain Clapperton and the... more

manuscript from "[Narrative of Travels and Discoveries in Northern and Central Africa, in the years 1822, 1823, and 1824, by Major Denham, Captain Clapperton and the late Doctor Oudney ... With an appendix ... by Major D. Denham ... and Captain H. Clapperton [including “Translations from the Arabic, of various letters and documents, brought from Bornou and Soudan by Major Denham and Captain Clapperton. By A. Salame,” “Botanical Appendix. By Robert Brown,” and “Letter to Major Denham, on the rock specimens brought from Africa. By Charles Konig”]. [With plates and maps.]]"

manuscript from "[Narrative of Travels and Discoveries in Northern and...

This image has been taken from scan 000160 from volume 02 of "[Narrative of Travels and Discoveries in Northern and Central Africa, in the years 1822, 1823, and 1824, by Major Denham, Captain Clapperton and the... more

map from "[Narrative of Travels and Discoveries in Northern and Central Africa, in the years 1822, 1823, and 1824, by Major Denham, Captain Clapperton and the late Doctor Oudney ... With an appendix ... by Major D. Denham ... and Captain H. Clapperton [including “Translations from the Arabic, of various letters and documents, brought from Bornou and Soudan by Major Denham and Captain Clapperton. By A. Salame,” “Botanical Appendix. By Robert Brown,” and “Letter to Major Denham, on the rock specimens brought from Africa. By Charles Konig”]. [With plates and maps.]]"

map from "[Narrative of Travels and Discoveries in Northern and Centra...

This image has been taken from scan 000388 from volume 02 of "[Narrative of Travels and Discoveries in Northern and Central Africa, in the years 1822, 1823, and 1824, by Major Denham, Captain Clapperton and the... more

map from "[Guatimala, or, the United Provinces of Central America in 1827-8; being sketches and memorandums made during a twelve month's residence in that Republic.]"

map from "[Guatimala, or, the United Provinces of Central America in 1...

This image has been taken from scan 000008 from "[Guatimala, or, the United Provinces of Central America in 1827-8; being sketches and memorandums made during a twelve month's residence in that Republic.]". The... more

map from "Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas, and Yucatan ... Illustrated by numerous engravings"

map from "Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas, and Yucatan...

This image has been taken from scan 000020 from "Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas, and Yucatan ... Illustrated by numerous engravings". The title and subject terms of this image have been generat... more

map from "Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas, and Yucatan ... Illustrated by numerous engravings"

map from "Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas, and Yucatan...

This image has been taken from scan 000148 from "Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas, and Yucatan ... Illustrated by numerous engravings". The title and subject terms of this image have been generat... more

map from "Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas, and Yucatan ... Illustrated by numerous engravings"

map from "Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas, and Yucatan...

This image has been taken from scan 000868 from "Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas, and Yucatan ... Illustrated by numerous engravings". The title and subject terms of this image have been generat... more

map from "Incidents of travel in Central America, Chiapas and Yucatan ... Illustrated. ... New (tenth) edition"

map from "Incidents of travel in Central America, Chiapas and Yucatan ...

This image has been taken from scan 000424 from volume 02 of "Incidents of travel in Central America, Chiapas and Yucatan ... Illustrated. ... New (tenth) edition". The title and subject terms of this image hav... more

map from "Incidents of travel in Central America, Chiapas and Yucatan ... Illustrated. ... New (tenth) edition"

map from "Incidents of travel in Central America, Chiapas and Yucatan ...

This image has been taken from scan 000192 from volume 02 of "Incidents of travel in Central America, Chiapas and Yucatan ... Illustrated. ... New (tenth) edition". The title and subject terms of this image hav... more

Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas, and Yucatan

Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas, and Yucatan

In this work and in "Incidents of Travel in Yucatan" (1843) author John Lloyd Stephens brings to life his discoveries, during expeditions between 1839 and 1842, of the ruined remains of the Maya civilization of... more

map from "Incidents of travel in Central America, Chiapas and Yucatan ... Illustrated. ... New (tenth) edition"

map from "Incidents of travel in Central America, Chiapas and Yucatan ...

This image has been taken from scan 000026 from volume 01 of "Incidents of travel in Central America, Chiapas and Yucatan ... Illustrated. ... New (tenth) edition". The title and subject terms of this image hav... more

Murray River from "Journals of Expeditions of discovery into Central Australia, and overland from Adelaide to King George's Sound, in 1840-1, including an account of the manners and customs of the Aborigines, and the state of their relations with Europeans"

Murray River from "Journals of Expeditions of discovery into Central A...

This image has been taken from scan 000492 from volume 02 of "Journals of Expeditions of discovery into Central Australia, and overland from Adelaide to King George's Sound, in 1840-1, including an account of t... more

map from "Journals of Expeditions of discovery into Central Australia, and overland from Adelaide to King George's Sound, in 1840-1, including an account of the manners and customs of the Aborigines, and the state of their relations with Europeans"

map from "Journals of Expeditions of discovery into Central Australia,...

This image has been taken from scan 000545 from volume 02 of "Journals of Expeditions of discovery into Central Australia, and overland from Adelaide to King George's Sound, in 1840-1, including an account of t... more

bat from "Journals of Expeditions of discovery into Central Australia, and overland from Adelaide to King George's Sound, in 1840-1, including an account of the manners and customs of the Aborigines, and the state of their relations with Europeans"

bat from "Journals of Expeditions of discovery into Central Australia,...

This image has been taken from scan 000446 from volume 01 of "Journals of Expeditions of discovery into Central Australia, and overland from Adelaide to King George's Sound, in 1840-1, including an account of t... more

Central America from "Travels in Central America, being a journal of nearly three years' residence in the country, together with a sketch of the history of the republic, etc"

Central America from "Travels in Central America, being a journal of n...

This image has been taken from scan 000017 from "Travels in Central America, being a journal of nearly three years' residence in the country, together with a sketch of the history of the republic, etc". The tit... more

A discourse on dancing, delivered in the Central Presbyterian Church, Cincinnati.

A discourse on dancing, delivered in the Central Presbyterian Church, ...

This book is typical of mid-nineteenth century antidance works. While many writers noted that the Bible contains numerous references to dance, Rice (1807-1877) points out that, in a biblical context, dance was ... more