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Topic: illustration

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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.

Caring for the Dead, illustration from Speculum Passionis, 1507

Caring for the Dead, illustration from Speculum Passionis, 1507

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

Angels Served at a Table, illustration from Speculum Passionis, 1507

Angels Served at a Table, illustration from Speculum Passionis, 1507

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

Crucifixion by a table, illustration from Speculum Passionis, 1507

Crucifixion by a table, illustration from Speculum Passionis, 1507

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

[An illustration of the Ptolemaic concept of the universe showing the earth in the center]

[An illustration of the Ptolemaic concept of the universe showing the ...

Woodcut from Jan Glogowczyk's Introductarium copendiosum in Tractatu...Cracow, 1513. Reference copy may be available in LOT 7007. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracin... more

[Title page with illustration showing the tree of knowledge]

[Title page with illustration showing the tree of knowledge]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Arbor scientiæ venerabilis et cælitvs illuminati patris Raymvndi Lvllii Maioricensis .... [Lugduni] : 1515. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of We... more

[Title page of Pliny's Natural history, with decorative border of dolphins and illustration of St. Michael lancing dragon]

[Title page of Pliny's Natural history, with decorative border of dolp...

Title page in: Historia naturalis / C. Plinus Secundus. Venice : J. de Spira, 1519. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 53.

Illustration to Proverbs 11: 26

Illustration to Proverbs 11: 26

Daniel Hopfer (German, Kaufbeuren 1471–1536 Augsburg)

[Title page of Sebastian Brant's "Ship of Fools" with woodcut illustration of crowded ship: Der Stotten Schip]

[Title page of Sebastian Brant's "Ship of Fools" with woodcut illustra...

Illus. in: Der Stotten Schip, 1548. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Incunabula; Publ. INd.; Ships 1548.

illustration, jakt, teckning

illustration, jakt, teckning

Illustration till artikel i Ethnos: Linné, Sigvald (1937) Hunting and Fishing in the valley of Mexico in the middle of the 16th century, Ethnos, 2:2. Efter Alonso de Santa Cruz karta över Mexicodalen.

[Illustration of ballistics showing cannon with Tartaglia's gun quadrant to measure its angle of elevation; and surrounding text]

[Illustration of ballistics showing cannon with Tartaglia's gun quadra...

Woodcut illus. and text in: La nuoa scientia / Niccolo Tartaglia. [Stampata in Venetia per N. de Bascarini, 1550] Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congres... more

illustration, jakt, teckning

illustration, jakt, teckning

Illustration till artikel i Ethnos: Linné, Sigvald (1937) Hunting and Fishing in the valley of Mexico in the middle of the 16th century, Ethnos, 2:2. Efter Alonso de Santa Cruz karta över Mexicodalen.

Lift of the sunk boat

Lift of the sunk boat

Lift of the sunk boat

[Illustration of activities of Lapps and Finns: Man & horse on snowshoe "baskets" in mountains]

[Illustration of activities of Lapps and Finns: Man & horse on snowsho...

Woodcuts from Historia Delle Genti, by Olaus Magnus, the 1565 ed. of Historia de Gentibus Septrionalibus. Reference copy may be in LOT 4433 C. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Captio... more

[Illustration of activities of Lapps and Finns: reindeer pair drawing loaded wagon; 1 man driving & the other shooting rabbits with bow & arrow]

[Illustration of activities of Lapps and Finns: reindeer pair drawing ...

Woodcuts from Historia Delle Genti, by Olaus Magnus, the 1565 ed. of Historia de Gentibus Septrionalibus. Reference copy may be in LOT 4433 C. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Captio... more

[Illustration of activities of Lapps and Finns: woman milking reindeer]

[Illustration of activities of Lapps and Finns: woman milking reindeer...

Woodcuts from Historia Delle Genti, by Olaus Magnus, the 1565 ed. of Historia de Gentibus Septrionalibus. Reference copy may be in LOT 4433 C. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Captio... more

[Illustration of activities of Lapps and Finns: men spearing, and smoking salmon]

[Illustration of activities of Lapps and Finns: men spearing, and smok...

Woodcuts from Historia Delle Genti, by Olaus Magnus, the 1565 ed. of Historia de Gentibus Septrionalibus. Reference copy may be in LOT 4433 C. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Captio... more

[Illustration of activities of Lapps and Finns: hunting seals, wearing "counterfeit black skins"]

[Illustration of activities of Lapps and Finns: hunting seals, wearing...

Woodcuts from Historia Delle Genti, by Olaus Magnus, the 1565 ed. of Historia de Gentibus Septrionalibus. Reference copy may be in LOT 4433 C. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Captio... more

[Illustration of activities of Lapps and Finns: Men and women hunting with bows and arrows on snowshoes; "women hunt...as nimbly...or more than men"]

[Illustration of activities of Lapps and Finns: Men and women hunting ...

Woodcuts from Historia Delle Genti, by Olaus Magnus, the 1565 ed. of Historia de Gentibus Septrionalibus. Reference copy may be in LOT 4433 C. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Captio... more

[Ornate title page illustration for I qvattro libri dell'architettvra by Andrea Palladio]

[Ornate title page illustration for I qvattro libri dell'architettvra ...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: I qvattro libri dell'architettvra, ... / Andrea Palladio. Venetia : D. de' Franceschi, 1570, title page. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Weste... 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: 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

Design for a Book Illustration

Design for a Book Illustration

Attributed to William Faithorne the Elder (British, London ca. 1616–1691 London)

Design for a Book Illustration

Design for a Book Illustration

Attributed to William Faithorne the Elder (British, London ca. 1616–1691 London)

[Title page with allegorical illustration at top]

[Title page with allegorical illustration at top]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Opera omnia tribvs tomis digesta. Mogvntjæ : sumptibus A. Hierat, excudebat I. Volmari, 1617. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western technolo... more

[Title page illustration for La pyrotechnie showing columns, arches, a huge fire emanating from a cauldron, cannons and cannon barrels of various sizes, as well as flaming cannon balls]

[Title page illustration for La pyrotechnie showing columns, arches, a...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: La pyrotechnie de Hanzelet Lorrain .... Pont a Mousson : par 1. & Gaspard Bernard, 1630, title page. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western t... more

Illustration from "L'Ariane" by Desmarets de Saint-Sorlin; Palamede on Horseback Confronts His Enemies while Searching for Epicharis

Illustration from "L'Ariane" by Desmarets de Saint-Sorlin; Palamede on...

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

[Illustration showing Descartes' mechanical view of a universe filled with plenum and a system of vortexes that carries planets around the sun]

[Illustration showing Descartes' mechanical view of a universe filled ...

Illus. in: Principia philosophiae / Rene Descartes. Amstelodami : Apud L. Elzevirium, 1644, p. 114. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 265.

French Judith, an illustration from Pierre Le Moyne's 'La Gallerie des femmes fortes'

French Judith, an illustration from Pierre Le Moyne's 'La Gallerie des...

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

Zenobia, an illustration from Pierre Le Moyne's 'La Gallerie des femmes fortes'

Zenobia, an illustration from Pierre Le Moyne's 'La Gallerie des femme...

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

[Page of text with illustration of a "thermoscope" or thermometer without scale]

[Page of text with illustration of a "thermoscope" or thermometer with...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Sphlaera mvndi, .... Mvtinæ : Ex typographia Andreæ, & Hieronymi Cassiani, 1653. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western technology ... / Leon... more

[French Cookery. Frontispiece illustration of cook inside restaurant]

[French Cookery. Frontispiece illustration of cook inside restaurant]

Illus. in: Francois Pierre de La Vareene, Le Cuisinier Francois, 1656. Ref. copy may be in SSF(Gr) - COOKERY. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Geogr.; Cookery.

Judith, illustration to Hendrik Jansen van Barrefelt, called Hiel, Biblesche figuren ofte afbeeldingen...

Judith, illustration to Hendrik Jansen van Barrefelt, called Hiel, Bib...

Peeter van der Borcht (Netherlandish, Mechelen ca. 1545–1608 Antwerp)

[Illustration for chapter one of L'art de jetter les bombes showing a man standing amid artillery shooting cannon balls]

[Illustration for chapter one of L'art de jetter les bombes showing a ...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: L'art de jetter les bombes, ... / par Monsieur Blondel. Paris : Chez l'autheur et N. Langlois, 1683. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western t... more

Design for a Book Illustration

Design for a Book Illustration

attributed to Charles Nicolas Cochin II (French, Paris 1715–1790 Paris)

Design for a Book Illustration

Design for a Book Illustration

Franz Sigrist (Austrian, Altbreisach 1727–1803 Vienna)

Drawing for a Book Illustration

Drawing for a Book Illustration

Anonymous, French, 18th century

Design for Book Illustration

Design for Book Illustration

Franz Sigrist (Austrian, Altbreisach 1727–1803 Vienna)

Design for a Book Illustration

Design for a Book Illustration

Franz Sigrist (Austrian, Altbreisach 1727–1803 Vienna)

Design for Book Illustration

Design for Book Illustration

Franz Sigrist (Austrian, Altbreisach 1727–1803 Vienna)

Design for a Book Illustration [?]

Design for a Book Illustration [?]

Hubert François Gravelot (French, Paris 1699–1773 Paris)

Woodblock for an Illustration by Nishikawa Sukenobu

Woodblock for an Illustration by Nishikawa Sukenobu

Original illustration designed by Nishikawa Sukenobu (Japanese, 1671–1750)

Design for a Stage Set or Illustration in a Fête Book with a Blank Scroll Above

Design for a Stage Set or Illustration in a Fête Book with a Blank Scr...

Anonymous, Italian, first half of the 18th century

Design for a Book Illustration [?]

Design for a Book Illustration [?]

Hubert François Gravelot (French, Paris 1699–1773 Paris)

Drawing for a book illustration

Drawing for a book illustration

Samuel Wale (British, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk 1721–1786 London)

[Title page illustration with feathered headdress]

[Title page illustration with feathered headdress]

Illus. in: General Magazine and Historical Chronicle, vol. I, Jan. 1741, Philadelphia, B. Franklin. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: RBD; BI COLL.; Newspapers;... more

[Title page, no illustration]

[Title page, no illustration]

Illus. in: John Bunyan's The Pilgrim's Progress, title page. London, 1760. Reference copy may be in LOT 4443. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: PI; Shelf.

[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.

A new and accurate map of part of North-America, comprehending the provinces of New England, New York, Pensilvania, New Jersey, Connecticut, Rhode Island & part of Virginia, Canada and Hallifax, for the illustration of Mr. Peter Kalms travels.

A new and accurate map of part of North-America, comprehending the pro...

Scale ca. 1:2,300,000. Hand colored. Covers the area from Quebec to lower Chesapeake Bay and west along the St. Lawrence River and the Great Lakes to Fort Detroit. Shows provinces, towns and cities, forts, some... more

Study for a Book Illustration

Study for a Book Illustration

Charles Dominique Joseph Eisen (French, Valenciennes 1720–1778 Brussels)

Illustration for 'Philosophie de la nature'

Illustration for 'Philosophie de la nature'

Clément Pierre Marillier (French, Dijon 1740–1808 Melun)

Illustration for 'Philosophie de la nature'

Illustration for 'Philosophie de la nature'

Clément Pierre Marillier (French, Dijon 1740–1808 Melun)

Drawing for an Illustration from a Sat Sai of Bihari Lal Series: The Message of the Eyes (recto); Lady in Search of Her Lover on a Dark Night (verso)

Drawing for an Illustration from a Sat Sai of Bihari Lal Series: The M...

First generation after Nainsukh (active ca. 1735–78)

The constancy of Tom Jones subdued by the charms of Black Moll..., illustration to Henry Fielding's "The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling" (Edinburgh, 1791), Vol. I (Book V, chapter 10)

The constancy of Tom Jones subdued by the charms of Black Moll..., ill...

Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London)

Tom Jones detects the Philsopher in Black Molls Bed Chamber..., illustration to Henry Fielding's "The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling" (Edinburgh, 1791), Vol. I (Book I, chapter 5)

Tom Jones detects the Philsopher in Black Molls Bed Chamber..., illust...

Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London)

The infant Jones found in the bed of Mr. Allworthy..., illustration to Henry Fielding's "The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling" (Edinburgh, 1791), Vol. I (Book I, chapter 3)

The infant Jones found in the bed of Mr. Allworthy..., illustration to...

Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London)

A Drawing Room Altercation, an illustration from Tobias Smollett's "The Expedition of Humphry Clinker" (London, 1793), Vol. 1

A Drawing Room Altercation, an illustration from Tobias Smollett's "Th...

Charles Grignion, I (British, London baptised 1721–1810 London)

Humphry Clinker Smashing a Dish at Dinner..., an illustration from Tobias Smollett's "The Expedition of Humphry Clinker" (London, 1793), Vol. 1

Humphry Clinker Smashing a Dish at Dinner..., an illustration from Tob...

Charles Grignion, I (British, London baptised 1721–1810 London)

Men Dancing in a Coffee House, an illustration from Tobias Smollett's "The Expedition of Humphry Clinker" (London, 1793), Vol. 1

Men Dancing in a Coffee House, an illustration from Tobias Smollett's ...

Charles Grignion, I (British, London baptised 1721–1810 London)

Lismahago Outside The Inn at Durham, an illustration from Tobias Smollett's "The Expedition of Humphry Clinker" (London, 1793), Vol. 1

Lismahago Outside The Inn at Durham, an illustration from Tobias Smoll...

Charles Grignion, I (British, London baptised 1721–1810 London)

Lord Oxmington Repelling Lismahago's Challenge to Single Combat, an illustration from Tobias Smollett's "The Expedition of Humphry Clinker" (London, 1793), Vol. 1

Lord Oxmington Repelling Lismahago's Challenge to Single Combat, an il...

Charles Grignion, I (British, London baptised 1721–1810 London)

The Duke of N-'s Levée, an illustration from Tobias Smollett's "The Expedition of Humphry Clinker" (London, 1793), Vol. 1

The Duke of N-'s Levée, an illustration from Tobias Smollett's "The Ex...

Charles Grignion, I (British, London baptised 1721–1810 London)

Matthew Bramble Offering Charity to the Ensign's Widow, an illustration from Tobias Smollett's "The Expedition of Humphry Clinker" (London, 1793), Vol. 1

Matthew Bramble Offering Charity to the Ensign's Widow, an illustratio...

Charles Grignion, I (British, London baptised 1721–1810 London)

Clinker Preaching in Clerkenwell Prison, an illustration from Tobias Smollett's "The Expedition of Humphry Clinker" (London, 1793), Vol. 1

Clinker Preaching in Clerkenwell Prison, an illustration from Tobias S...

Charles Grignion, I (British, London baptised 1721–1810 London)

Illustration for "Seven Chiefs Against Thebes" (recto); Studies of Figures (verso)
Illustration for the House of York

Illustration for the House of York

Philippe Jacques de Loutherbourg (French, Strasbourg 1740–1812 London)

Design for a Book Illustration: Two Women in a Pawn Shop