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Double-sided stamp seal: nude winged hero dominating snakes; winged dragon
Marble fragment of a hero relief
Cylinder seal and modern impression: bull-man, bearded hero, and lion contest frieze
Coin Depicting the Hero Herakles
Coin Depicting the Hero Herakles
Cylinder seal and modern impression:  bull-man combatting lion; nude hero combatting water buffalo; inscription
Quadrans (Coin) Depicting the Hero Hercules
Coin Depicting the Hero Herakles
Coin Depicting the Hero Herakles
Coin Depicting the Hero Herakles
Tetradrachm (Coin) Portraying Alexander the Great Wearing the Head of the Nemean Lion as a Helmet
Cylinder seal and modern impression: hero grasping two antelopes by their hind legs
Horse bit cheekpiece in form of a kneeling hero
Double-sided stamp seal: nude winged hero dominating snakes; winged dragon
Coin Depicting the Hero Herakles
Cylinder seal and modern impression: bull-man, bearded hero, and lion contest frieze
Limestone statuette of an oriental god or hero (?)
Coin Depicting the Hero Herakles
Fragment of a Portrait Statue of a Man
Byzantine Coin Depicting the Hero Hercules
Byzantine Coin Depicting the Hero Hercules
Denarius (Coin) Portraying Emperor Septimius Severus
Coin Depicting the Hero Hercules
Limestone statuette of an oriental god or hero (?)
Zâl kills the Turanian hero Kulbâd.
The text concerns Zâl's fight with the Turanian hero Khazarvân, but the illustration shows Rustam in his traditional costume and mounted on Rakhsh striking off the head of a dragon with his sword.

The text concerns Zâl's fight with the Turanian hero Khazarvân, but th...

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.

David kills eight hundred enemies (actually this act is attributed to David's hero Jashobeam the Hachmonite)
Hero and Leander from BL Harley 4431, f. 114v

Hero and Leander from BL Harley 4431, f. 114v

Detail of a miniature of Hero leaping from the battlements of a castle to drown with her lover Leander, in 'L'Épître Othéa'. Image taken from f. 114v of Various works (also known as 'The Book of the Queen'), in... More

Hero and Leander from BL Harley 4431, f. 114v

Hero and Leander from BL Harley 4431, f. 114v

Miniature of Hero leaping from the battlements of a castle to drown with her lover Leander, in 'L'Épître Othéa'. Image taken from f. 114v of Various works (also known as 'The Book of the Queen'), including 'Cen... More

David kills eight hundred enemies (actually this act is attributed to David's hero Jashobeam the Hachmonite)
Hero and Dragon, Iran, 15th century
The Triumph of a Hero

The Triumph of a Hero

Andrea Briosco, called Riccio (Italian, Trent 1470–1532 Padua)

The Triumph of a Hero

The Triumph of a Hero

Andrea Briosco, called Riccio (Italian, Trent 1470–1532 Padua) or Follower of

Hercules and the Hydra of Lerna
The triumph of a Roman Emperor; a young naked hero stands at centre on a pile of armour; a woman at right holds aloft a laurel wreath

The triumph of a Roman Emperor; a young naked hero stands at centre on...

Marcantonio Raimondi (Italian, Argini (?) ca. 1480–before 1534 Bologna (?))

Hero and Dragon, Iran, 15th century
Portret van Hero Sibersma
Hero en Leander
Sibersma, Hero
Sibersma, Hero
Sibersma, Hero
[Garden monument when heated by the sun brings water to a boil generating steam which causes sound to issue from pipes like an organ; shows statue, possibly of Hero of Alexandria]

[Garden monument when heated by the sun brings water to a boil generat...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Les raisons des forces movvantes auec diuerses machines tant vtilles que plaisantes, ... / par Salomon de Cavs .... Francfort : en la boutique de I. Norton, 1615. Publ... More

[Hero's miraculous altar]. Book illustration from Library of Congress

[Hero's miraculous altar]. Book illustration from Library of Congress

Illustration shows the details of a steam-driven mechanical apparatus for opening doors. Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Gli artificiosi e cvriosi moti spiritali di Herone / Giambattista Aleotti. Bol... More

[A popular hero, Shibaraku], Kiyomasu Torii

[A popular hero, Shibaraku], Kiyomasu Torii

Print shows an actor as a samurai making a grand entrance at the "Shibaraku" moment on the kabuki stage. Title devised by Library staff. Adachi modern reprint (Showa). Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawing... More

Hercules Raising his Club: Study for “Hercules and Cacus”
Box with scene depicting Roman hero Gaius Mucius Scaevola before the Etruscan king Lars Porsena
Box with scene depicting Roman hero Gaius Mucius Scaevola before the Etruscan king Lars Porsena, London, England
Miss V-gh-n [and] the American hero

Miss V-gh-n [and] the American hero

Print shows cameo portraits of an American woman, Miss Vaughan and William Howe. Title from item. Illus. in: The town and country magazine, or, Universal repository of knowledge, instruction, and entertainment.... More

The American hero: a sapphick ode by Nath. Niles. A. M. Norwich, (Connecticut) October 1775.
Head of a hero wearing a fillet gem
Head of a hero wearing a fillet gem
The desponding hero of the Coldstream - a military madrigal, British Cartoon Print

The desponding hero of the Coldstream - a military madrigal, British C...

Print shows dejected members of the Coldstream Guards sitting around a banquet table bemoaning a possible assignment in America. Includes five stanzas of verse. Title from item. Forms part of: British Cartoon ... More

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)

The way to keep him, or the female flagellants attacking the platonic hero at the Richmond Theatre / designed by Whim ; exectued by Satire., British Cartoon Print

The way to keep him, or the female flagellants attacking the platonic ...

Print shows a smiling man, "platonic love", on one knee as three women beat him with whips made of bulrushes(?); on the wall in the background are two portraits, "The Maid of Drury" and "The Maid of the Oaks." ... More

Hero Fainting in Church (Shakespeare, Much Ado About Nothing, Act 4, Scene 1)

Hero Fainting in Church (Shakespeare, Much Ado About Nothing, Act 4, S...

Peter Simon (British, London ca. 1764–1813 Paris)

Hero, Ursula and Beatrice (Shakespeare, Much Ado About Nothing, Act 3, Scene 1)
Hero of the Wabash
Hero's recruiting at Kelsey's; - or- Guard-Day at St. James's / Js. Gy. ad vivam fect., British Cartoon Print

Hero's recruiting at Kelsey's; - or- Guard-Day at St. James's / Js. Gy...

Two officers, on a tall, lanky, elderly man and the other a child, sit facing each other eating sweets at a confectioner's. A third officer, fat and knock-kneed, stands guard in the doorway. The windows of the ... More

Hero en Leander
To be performed at the Brattle Street Church on Wednesday, February 19, 1800 Ode I. From Vernon's Mount behold the Hero rise! ... Ode II. That matchless form which aw'd the world ... [Boston] From the Chronicle-Press by R. Rhoades. [1800].

To be performed at the Brattle Street Church on Wednesday, February 19...

Positive Photostat.; Verse.; Washington, George.; Odes on his deatg.; Not in Ford. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printe... More

Limestone statuette of an oriental god or hero (?)
The journey of a modern hero, to the island of Elba, British Cartoon Print

The journey of a modern hero, to the island of Elba, British Cartoon P...

Print shows Napoleon I seated backwards on a donkey on the road "to Elba" from Fontainebleau; he holds a broken sword in one hand and the donkey's tail in the other while two drummers follow him playing a farew... More

Model for a statue of a hero

Model for a statue of a hero

The identity of the hero is unknown. Etienne-Hippolyte Maindron (1801–1884)

Hero of the Thames. The citizens of the District of Columbia, friendly to the elevation of Col. R. M. Johnson to the second office in the gift of a free people, are respectfully requested to attend at the City Hall, on Tuesday evening next, at e
Hero's Quick Step

Hero's Quick Step

Music cover showing militia drilling on Boston Common, Old Elm in left foreground.

Now on exhibition, the celebrated blood hounds. Here and spot. the monster blood hound hero ... Don't fail to see them!.

Now on exhibition, the celebrated blood hounds. Here and spot. the mon...

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 73, Folder 26.

Marble votive relief dedicated to a hero
Fragment of a marble votive relief dedicated to a hero

Fragment of a marble votive relief dedicated to a hero

Relief fragment with funerary banquet. Late Classical or Hellenistic

blank from "The Hero's Funeral: a poem. [On the funeral of the Duke of Wellington.]"

blank from "The Hero's Funeral: a poem. [On the funeral of the Duke of...

This image has been taken from scan 000041 from "The Hero's Funeral: a poem. [On the funeral of the Duke of Wellington.]". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by use... More

[Colonel Vincent Eyre C.B. Bengal Artillery, "The Hero of Arrah" and Mrs Eyre]
[Colonel Vincent Eyre C.B. Bengal Artillery, "The Hero of Arrah" and Mrs Eyre]
The hero of Lucknow, presented to the "Albion" subscribers, New York, 1859 / drawn and engraved by A.H. Ritchie.

The hero of Lucknow, presented to the "Albion" subscribers, New York, ...

Print shows Sir Henry Havelock, full-length portrait, sitting, facing right, wearing dress uniform and holding a quill pen at a desk in a tent in Lucknow, India, during the Indian Mutiny of 1857. Havelock defen... More

The dying hero's request. Tune.- Poor old slave
Saw ye my hero, George, and Battle of Bunker Hill. Sold wholesale and retail, by L. Deming, No. 62 Hanover Street, Boston, and at Middlebury, Vt
The hero of Neptune. By B. Danforth
Our hero's reign. By Anna W. Spencer, of Rhode Island. Air--The dearest place on earth to me is home
The residence of John L. Burns, now familiarly known as the Hero of Gettysburg; a title won by his heroic conduct upon this memorable battle-field. Seated upon the porch, with his gun and crutch beside him, is the old man, now past 70 years of age.
Our left. Dedicated to the Maryland hero, Gen. Arnold Elzey, C. S. A. Baltimore, Oct. 20, 1861
Major Gen. Grant, the hero of Fort Donelson

Major Gen. Grant, the hero of Fort Donelson

Ulysses S. Grant, full-length portrait, standing, facing slightly right, in uniform.

Major-General Ulysses S. Grant, U.S.A., the hero of Fort Donelson [Half-lgth., standing, (6)]

Major-General Ulysses S. Grant, U.S.A., the hero of Fort Donelson [Hal...

Wood engraving after a photograph. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, v. 6, (1862 March 8), p. 145 (front page). Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Caption card tracings: Pres. I.; Shelf.

The dying hero's request. By A. Anderson. Tune, as sung to Poor old slave. Harris, Printer, Phila. 1862
Star of the North, or, Potomac's young hero! By A. Anderson. Tune- Continental march. Harris, Printer, ... Phila. September, 1863
Greyfriars Bobby

Greyfriars Bobby

Unknown..about 1865..Accession no. PGP R 831 .Medium Albumen print .Size 9.1 x 5.9 cm .Credit Gift of Mrs. Riddell in memory of Peter Fletcher Riddell 1985 ..For more information please select here ( http://www... More

Tangerine and Chinese Legend
J. L. Heywood, the "hero" of Northfield Bank, killed Sept. 7th, 1876

J. L. Heywood, the "hero" of Northfield Bank, killed Sept. 7th, 1876

Title from item. Stamped on verso: First Nat'l. Bank, Northfield, Minn., Sep. 28, 1876. Reference copy in BIOG FILE.

Our hero

Our hero

No accession number. No publication information. Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress).

Portrait from "Pambaniso, a Kaffir hero: or, Scenes from savage life. An historical Kaffir tale"

Portrait from "Pambaniso, a Kaffir hero: or, Scenes from savage life. ...

This image has been taken from scan 000070 from "Pambaniso, a Kaffir hero: or, Scenes from savage life. An historical Kaffir tale". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, creat... More

The hero of Antietam. Gen. George B. McClellan

The hero of Antietam. Gen. George B. McClellan

Print shows General George B. McClellan, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly left, wearing military uniform, flanked by two American Flags, with a battle scene below. Includes a narrative "Sketch of Ge... More

fictional character from "[Vanity Fair. A novel without a hero ... With all the original illustrations by the author, etc.]"

fictional character from "[Vanity Fair. A novel without a hero ... Wit...

This image has been taken from scan 000464 from "[Vanity Fair. A novel without a hero ... With all the original illustrations by the author, etc.]". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated... More

"See, the conquering hero comes!" / Keppler.

"See, the conquering hero comes!" / Keppler.

Print shows William II, German emperor, wearing a large robe, walking arm in arm with a tall female figure labeled "Germania", and carrying a large sword over his shoulder; behind him, the robe is carried by "I... More

rotate-image from "Hero Tales of the American Soldier and Sailor, as told by the heroes themselves and their comrades. The story of our great war. [Edited by J. W. Buel.]"

rotate-image from "Hero Tales of the American Soldier and Sailor, as t...

This image has been taken from scan 000226 from "Hero Tales of the American Soldier and Sailor, as told by the heroes themselves and their comrades. The story of our great war. [Edited by J. W. Buel.]". The tit... More

The hero of the new era / Keppler.

The hero of the new era / Keppler.

Print shows Admiral George Dewey, full-length portrait, facing front, wearing military uniform, holding hat in right hand, standing before the goddess Clio who is sitting on a throne, holding a scroll labeled "... More

Howitzer at Hero Land
Statue of John Burns (the hero of Gettysburg), Pa.
Motor Cycle Ambulance -- Hero Land
[The hero returned]
Republican Senators honor birth of Ethan Allen. Washington, D.C., Jan. 11. Republican members of Congress from Vermont paid tribute to Ethan Allen, Revolutionary hero, today on the 200th anniversary of his birth. They are shown placing a wreath at the statue of Allen in Statuary Hall. Left to right: Senator Ernest Gibson; Senator Warren R. Austin, and Rep. Charles A. Plumley
Honoring the soldier who lived and died a hero - Caisson bearing Gen. Lawton's remains, on the Luneta, Manila, P.I.

Honoring the soldier who lived and died a hero - Caisson bearing Gen. ...

H11528 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Underwood & Underwood.

Some deserving candidates for the hero fund / Ehrhart.

Some deserving candidates for the hero fund / Ehrhart.

Illustration shows a series of nine vignettes to the left and across the top of a main illustration. In each vignette a man puts himself at risk in one way or another; one man gets up in the middle of the night... More

Our hero. Equestrian in the dress of a rough rider occupying the foreground

Our hero. Equestrian in the dress of a rough rider occupying the foreg...

Reproduction of print showing Theodore Roosevelt seated on a horse saluting American flag flying over hill in the background. I10101 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from copyright registration. Copyright 1904 by C... More

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