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Faience polyhedron inscribed with letters of the Greek alphabet

Faience polyhedron inscribed with letters of the Greek alphabet

A number of polyhedra made in various materials are known from the Hellenistic and Roman periods. They may have been used in conjunction with an oracle inscribed on a pillar set up in a public place. The polyhe... more

Onyx intaglio: Incantation in Greek letters

Onyx intaglio: Incantation in Greek letters

Amulet with inscriptions on both sides. Imperial

Papyrus Fragments of Two Letters

Papyrus Fragments of Two Letters

Made in Byzantine Egypt

Coloured letters from BL Eg 3278, f. 1v

Coloured letters from BL Eg 3278, f. 1v

Coloured letters. Image taken from f. 1v of A fragment of Book 5.19-20 of the Historia ecclesiastica. Written in Latin.

Coloured letters from BL Sloane 1044, f. 61v

Coloured letters from BL Sloane 1044, f. 61v

Coloured letters in a late 12th or early 13th century glossed Matthew, chapter 2. Image taken from f. 61v of 2 leaves from a glossed Gospel, of Matthew 2. Written in Latin.

Alexander sending letters from BL Royal 20 B XX, f. 85

Alexander sending letters from BL Royal 20 B XX, f. 85

Detail of a miniature of Alexander sending letters. Image taken from f. 85 of Historia de proelis in a French translation (Le Livre et le vraye hystoire du bon roy Alixandre)(index Alexandre). Written in French.

Guennelet giving letters to Haguel and Sidoine from BL Royal 15 E VI, f. 223v

Guennelet giving letters to Haguel and Sidoine from BL Royal 15 E VI, ...

Detail of a miniature of Guennelet giving letters to Haguel and Sidoine. Image taken from f. 223v of Poems and Romances (the 'Talbot Shrewsbury book'). Written in French.

Guennelet giving letters to Haguel and Sidoine from BL Royal 15 E VI, f. 223v

Guennelet giving letters to Haguel and Sidoine from BL Royal 15 E VI, ...

Miniature of Guennelet giving letters to Haguel and Sidoine. Image taken from f. 223v of Poems and Romances (the 'Talbot Shrewsbury book'). Written in French.

Messenger bringing letters from BL Royal 14 E III, f. 19

Messenger bringing letters from BL Royal 14 E III, f. 19

Miniature of a messenger bringing letters to Evalac in the presence of Joseph of Arimathea. Image taken from f. 19 of Estoire del Saint Graal, La Queste del Saint Graal, Morte Artu. Written in French.

Pictures with Letters (Moji-e)

Pictures with Letters (Moji-e)

Attributed to Iwasa Matabei (Japanese, 1578–1650) Edo period (1615–1868)

Messenger bringing letters from BL Royal 14 E III, f. 19

Messenger bringing letters from BL Royal 14 E III, f. 19

Detail of a miniature of a messenger bringing letters to Evalac in the presence of Joseph of Arimathea. Image taken from f. 19 of Estoire del Saint Graal, La Queste del Saint Graal, Morte Artu. Written in French.

Calligraphic Excersize: Letters of the Alphabet in different scripts

Calligraphic Excersize: Letters of the Alphabet in different scripts

Calligraphic exercize of the letters of the alphabet in cursive script, presented in a double rectangular frame broken open by the initial 'A'. Each letter is repeated five or six times with slight variations. ... more

Trophy with Monogram Containing the Letters of  LEONARDOS

Trophy with Monogram Containing the Letters of LEONARDOS

Claude Mellan (French, Abbeville 1598–1688 Paris)

Alphabet Letters (5 Vowels)

Alphabet Letters (5 Vowels)

Martin Engelbrecht (German, Augsburg 1684–1756 Augsburg)

decoration from "A new Miscellany of original poems, translations and imitations, by ... Mr Prior, Mr Pope, Mr Hughes, Mr Harcourt, Lady M[ary] W[ortley] M[ontague], Mrs Manley, etc. Now first published ... with some familiar Letters by the late Earl of Rochester, never before printed. [Edited, with contributions, by A. H., i.e. Anthony Hammond.]"

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decoration from "A new Miscellany of original poems, translations and imitations, by ... Mr Prior, Mr Pope, Mr Hughes, Mr Harcourt, Lady M[ary] W[ortley] M[ontague], Mrs Manley, etc. Now first published ... with some familiar Letters by the late Earl of Rochester, never before printed. [Edited, with contributions, by A. H., i.e. Anthony Hammond.]"

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decoration from "A new Miscellany of original poems, translations and imitations, by ... Mr Prior, Mr Pope, Mr Hughes, Mr Harcourt, Lady M[ary] W[ortley] M[ontague], Mrs Manley, etc. Now first published ... with some familiar Letters by the late Earl of Rochester, never before printed. [Edited, with contributions, by A. H., i.e. Anthony Hammond.]"

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portrait from "A new Miscellany of original poems, translations and imitations, by ... Mr Prior, Mr Pope, Mr Hughes, Mr Harcourt, Lady M[ary] W[ortley] M[ontague], Mrs Manley, etc. Now first published ... with some familiar Letters by the late Earl of Rochester, never before printed. [Edited, with contributions, by A. H., i.e. Anthony Hammond.]"

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portrait from "[Posthumous Works of the learned Sir Thomas Browne, Kt ... printed from his original manuscripts. viz. I. Repertorium: or, the Antiquities of the Cathedral Church of Norwich. II. An Account of some Urnes, &c. found at Brampton in Norfolk, anno 1667. III. Letters between Sir William Dugdale and Sir Tho. Browne. IV. Miscellanies [including “An Account of Island, alias Ice-land,” and “A Letter to a Friend upon Occasion of the Death of his Intimate Friend”]. To which is prefix'd his Life. There is also added, Antiquitates Capellæ D. Johannis Evangelistæ; hodie Scholæ Regiæ Norwicensis. Authore Johanne Burton ... Illustrated with prospects, portraitures, draughts of tombs, monuments, &c. MS. notes [by John Ives].]"

portrait from "[Posthumous Works of the learned Sir Thomas Browne, Kt ...

This image has been taken from scan 000157 from "[Posthumous Works of the learned Sir Thomas Browne, Kt ... printed from his original manuscripts. viz. I. Repertorium: or, the Antiquities of the Cathedral Churc... more

Norwich Cathedral from "[Posthumous Works of the learned Sir Thomas Browne, Kt ... printed from his original manuscripts. viz. I. Repertorium: or, the Antiquities of the Cathedral Church of Norwich. II. An Account of some Urnes, &c. found at Brampton in Norfolk, anno 1667. III. Letters between Sir William Dugdale and Sir Tho. Browne. IV. Miscellanies [including “An Account of Island, alias Ice-land,” and “A Letter to a Friend upon Occasion of the Death of his Intimate Friend”]. To which is prefix'd his Life. There is also added, Antiquitates Capellæ D. Johannis Evangelistæ; hodie Scholæ Regiæ Norwicensis. Authore Johanne Burton ... Illustrated with prospects, portraitures, draughts of tombs, monuments, &c. MS. notes [by John Ives].]"

Norwich Cathedral from "[Posthumous Works of the learned Sir Thomas Br...

This image has been taken from scan 000058 from "[Posthumous Works of the learned Sir Thomas Browne, Kt ... printed from his original manuscripts. viz. I. Repertorium: or, the Antiquities of the Cathedral Churc... more

portrait from "[Posthumous Works of the learned Sir Thomas Browne, Kt ... printed from his original manuscripts. viz. I. Repertorium: or, the Antiquities of the Cathedral Church of Norwich. II. An Account of some Urnes, &c. found at Brampton in Norfolk, anno 1667. III. Letters between Sir William Dugdale and Sir Tho. Browne. IV. Miscellanies [including “An Account of Island, alias Ice-land,” and “A Letter to a Friend upon Occasion of the Death of his Intimate Friend”]. To which is prefix'd his Life. There is also added, Antiquitates Capellæ D. Johannis Evangelistæ; hodie Scholæ Regiæ Norwicensis. Authore Johanne Burton ... Illustrated with prospects, portraitures, draughts of tombs, monuments, &c. MS. notes [by John Ives].]"

portrait from "[Posthumous Works of the learned Sir Thomas Browne, Kt ...

This image has been taken from scan 000116 from "[Posthumous Works of the learned Sir Thomas Browne, Kt ... printed from his original manuscripts. viz. I. Repertorium: or, the Antiquities of the Cathedral Churc... more

urn from "[Posthumous Works of the learned Sir Thomas Browne, Kt ... printed from his original manuscripts. viz. I. Repertorium: or, the Antiquities of the Cathedral Church of Norwich. II. An Account of some Urnes, &c. found at Brampton in Norfolk, anno 1667. III. Letters between Sir William Dugdale and Sir Tho. Browne. IV. Miscellanies [including “An Account of Island, alias Ice-land,” and “A Letter to a Friend upon Occasion of the Death of his Intimate Friend”]. To which is prefix'd his Life. There is also added, Antiquitates Capellæ D. Johannis Evangelistæ; hodie Scholæ Regiæ Norwicensis. Authore Johanne Burton ... Illustrated with prospects, portraitures, draughts of tombs, monuments, &c. MS. notes [by John Ives].]"

urn from "[Posthumous Works of the learned Sir Thomas Browne, Kt ... p...

This image has been taken from scan 000179 from "[Posthumous Works of the learned Sir Thomas Browne, Kt ... printed from his original manuscripts. viz. I. Repertorium: or, the Antiquities of the Cathedral Churc... more

architecture from "[Posthumous Works of the learned Sir Thomas Browne, Kt ... printed from his original manuscripts. viz. I. Repertorium: or, the Antiquities of the Cathedral Church of Norwich. II. An Account of some Urnes, &c. found at Brampton in Norfolk, anno 1667. III. Letters between Sir William Dugdale and Sir Tho. Browne. IV. Miscellanies [including “An Account of Island, alias Ice-land,” and “A Letter to a Friend upon Occasion of the Death of his Intimate Friend”]. To which is prefix'd his Life. There is also added, Antiquitates Capellæ D. Johannis Evangelistæ; hodie Scholæ Regiæ Norwicensis. Authore Johanne Burton ... Illustrated with prospects, portraitures, draughts of tombs, monuments, &c. MS. notes [by John Ives].]"

architecture from "[Posthumous Works of the learned Sir Thomas Browne,...

This image has been taken from scan 000010 from "[Posthumous Works of the learned Sir Thomas Browne, Kt ... printed from his original manuscripts. viz. I. Repertorium: or, the Antiquities of the Cathedral Churc... more

Bishop Goldwell from "[Posthumous Works of the learned Sir Thomas Browne, Kt ... printed from his original manuscripts. viz. I. Repertorium: or, the Antiquities of the Cathedral Church of Norwich. II. An Account of some Urnes, &c. found at Brampton in Norfolk, anno 1667. III. Letters between Sir William Dugdale and Sir Tho. Browne. IV. Miscellanies [including “An Account of Island, alias Ice-land,” and “A Letter to a Friend upon Occasion of the Death of his Intimate Friend”]. To which is prefix'd his Life. There is also added, Antiquitates Capellæ D. Johannis Evangelistæ; hodie Scholæ Regiæ Norwicensis. Authore Johanne Burton ... Illustrated with prospects, portraitures, draughts of tombs, monuments, &c. MS. notes [by John Ives].]"

Bishop Goldwell from "[Posthumous Works of the learned Sir Thomas Brow...

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English poet from "[Letters from Alexander Pope, Esq; and the Right Hon. the Lord Bolingbroke, to the Reverend Dr. Swift, D.S.P.D. To which is added Almahide, a poem by the Lord Bolingbroke.]"

English poet from "[Letters from Alexander Pope, Esq; and the Right Ho...

This image has been taken from scan 000009 from "[Letters from Alexander Pope, Esq; and the Right Hon. the Lord Bolingbroke, to the Reverend Dr. Swift, D.S.P.D. To which is added Almahide, a poem by the Lord Bo... more

bookplate from "Dean Swift's Literary Correspondence, for twenty-four years; from 1714 to 1738. Consisting of original letters to and from Mr. Pope, Dr. Swift, Mr. Gay, Lord Bolingbroke, Dr. Arbuthnot, etc. [Edited by Edmund Curll.]"

bookplate from "Dean Swift's Literary Correspondence, for twenty-four ...

This image has been taken from scan 000007 from "Dean Swift's Literary Correspondence, for twenty-four years; from 1714 to 1738. Consisting of original letters to and from Mr. Pope, Dr. Swift, Mr. Gay, Lord Bol... more

diagram from "Dean Swift's Literary Correspondence, for twenty-four years; from 1714 to 1738. Consisting of original letters to and from Mr. Pope, Dr. Swift, Mr. Gay, Lord Bolingbroke, Dr. Arbuthnot, etc. [Edited by Edmund Curll.]"

diagram from "Dean Swift's Literary Correspondence, for twenty-four ye...

This image has been taken from scan 000256 from "Dean Swift's Literary Correspondence, for twenty-four years; from 1714 to 1738. Consisting of original letters to and from Mr. Pope, Dr. Swift, Mr. Gay, Lord Bol... more

handwriting from "Dean Swift's Literary Correspondence, for twenty-four years; from 1714 to 1738. Consisting of original letters to and from Mr. Pope, Dr. Swift, Mr. Gay, Lord Bolingbroke, Dr. Arbuthnot, etc. [Edited by Edmund Curll.]"

handwriting from "Dean Swift's Literary Correspondence, for twenty-fou...

This image has been taken from scan 000008 from "Dean Swift's Literary Correspondence, for twenty-four years; from 1714 to 1738. Consisting of original letters to and from Mr. Pope, Dr. Swift, Mr. Gay, Lord Bol... more

portrait from "Dean Swift's Literary Correspondence, for twenty-four years; from 1714 to 1738. Consisting of original letters to and from Mr. Pope, Dr. Swift, Mr. Gay, Lord Bolingbroke, Dr. Arbuthnot, etc. [Edited by Edmund Curll.]"

portrait from "Dean Swift's Literary Correspondence, for twenty-four y...

This image has been taken from scan 000012 from "Dean Swift's Literary Correspondence, for twenty-four years; from 1714 to 1738. Consisting of original letters to and from Mr. Pope, Dr. Swift, Mr. Gay, Lord Bol... more

Decoration from "Several Letters and Miscellany Poems ... The second edition, with an addition of many others. [With “An Appendix of Several Letters; or, Miscellany Poems.”]"

Decoration from "Several Letters and Miscellany Poems ... The second e...

This image has been taken from scan 000266 from "Several Letters and Miscellany Poems ... The second edition, with an addition of many others. [With “An Appendix of Several Letters; or, Miscellany Poems.”]". Th... more

Decoration from "Several Letters and Miscellany Poems ... The second edition, with an addition of many others. [With “An Appendix of Several Letters; or, Miscellany Poems.”]"

Decoration from "Several Letters and Miscellany Poems ... The second e...

This image has been taken from scan 000146 from "Several Letters and Miscellany Poems ... The second edition, with an addition of many others. [With “An Appendix of Several Letters; or, Miscellany Poems.”]". Th... more

Decoration from "Several Letters and Miscellany Poems ... The second edition, with an addition of many others. [With “An Appendix of Several Letters; or, Miscellany Poems.”]"

Decoration from "Several Letters and Miscellany Poems ... The second e...

This image has been taken from scan 000190 from "Several Letters and Miscellany Poems ... The second edition, with an addition of many others. [With “An Appendix of Several Letters; or, Miscellany Poems.”]". Th... more

map from "The Works of Jonathan Swift, D.D., D.S.P.D., in eight volumes. Containing I. His Miscellanies in Prose. II. His Poetical Writings. III. The Travels of Capt. Lemuel Gulliver. IV. Papers relating to Ireland, and the Drapier's Letters. V. The Conduct of the Allies, and the Examiner. VI. The Publick Spirit of the Whiggs, &c., with Polite Conversation. VII. Letters to and from Dr. Swift. VIII. Directions to Servants, Sermons, Poems, &c"

map from "The Works of Jonathan Swift, D.D., D.S.P.D., in eight volume...

This image has been taken from scan 000307 from volume 03 of "The Works of Jonathan Swift, D.D., D.S.P.D., in eight volumes. Containing I. His Miscellanies in Prose. II. His Poetical Writings. III. The Travels ... more

map from "The Works of Jonathan Swift, D.D., D.S.P.D., in eight volumes. Containing I. His Miscellanies in Prose. II. His Poetical Writings. III. The Travels of Capt. Lemuel Gulliver. IV. Papers relating to Ireland, and the Drapier's Letters. V. The Conduct of the Allies, and the Examiner. VI. The Publick Spirit of the Whiggs, &c., with Polite Conversation. VII. Letters to and from Dr. Swift. VIII. Directions to Servants, Sermons, Poems, &c"

map from "The Works of Jonathan Swift, D.D., D.S.P.D., in eight volume...

This image has been taken from scan 000213 from volume 03 of "The Works of Jonathan Swift, D.D., D.S.P.D., in eight volumes. Containing I. His Miscellanies in Prose. II. His Poetical Writings. III. The Travels ... more

map from "The Works of Jonathan Swift, D.D., D.S.P.D., in eight volumes. Containing I. His Miscellanies in Prose. II. His Poetical Writings. III. The Travels of Capt. Lemuel Gulliver. IV. Papers relating to Ireland, and the Drapier's Letters. V. The Conduct of the Allies, and the Examiner. VI. The Publick Spirit of the Whiggs, &c., with Polite Conversation. VII. Letters to and from Dr. Swift. VIII. Directions to Servants, Sermons, Poems, &c"

map from "The Works of Jonathan Swift, D.D., D.S.P.D., in eight volume...

This image has been taken from scan 000242 from volume 03 of "The Works of Jonathan Swift, D.D., D.S.P.D., in eight volumes. Containing I. His Miscellanies in Prose. II. His Poetical Writings. III. The Travels ... more

Dean of St Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin from "The Works of Jonathan Swift, D.D., D.S.P.D., in eight volumes. Containing I. His Miscellanies in Prose. II. His Poetical Writings. III. The Travels of Capt. Lemuel Gulliver. IV. Papers relating to Ireland, and the Drapier's Letters. V. The Conduct of the Allies, and the Examiner. VI. The Publick Spirit of the Whiggs, &c., with Polite Conversation. VII. Letters to and from Dr. Swift. VIII. Directions to Servants, Sermons, Poems, &c"

Dean of St Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin from "The Works of Jonathan Swi...

This image has been taken from scan 000010 from volume 01 of "The Works of Jonathan Swift, D.D., D.S.P.D., in eight volumes. Containing I. His Miscellanies in Prose. II. His Poetical Writings. III. The Travels ... more

map from "The Works of Jonathan Swift, D.D., D.S.P.D., in eight volumes. Containing I. His Miscellanies in Prose. II. His Poetical Writings. III. The Travels of Capt. Lemuel Gulliver. IV. Papers relating to Ireland, and the Drapier's Letters. V. The Conduct of the Allies, and the Examiner. VI. The Publick Spirit of the Whiggs, &c., with Polite Conversation. VII. Letters to and from Dr. Swift. VIII. Directions to Servants, Sermons, Poems, &c"

map from "The Works of Jonathan Swift, D.D., D.S.P.D., in eight volume...

This image has been taken from scan 000119 from volume 03 of "The Works of Jonathan Swift, D.D., D.S.P.D., in eight volumes. Containing I. His Miscellanies in Prose. II. His Poetical Writings. III. The Travels ... more

fictional protagonist and narrator from "The Works of Jonathan Swift, D.D., D.S.P.D., in eight volumes. Containing I. His Miscellanies in Prose. II. His Poetical Writings. III. The Travels of Capt. Lemuel Gulliver. IV. Papers relating to Ireland, and the Drapier's Letters. V. The Conduct of the Allies, and the Examiner. VI. The Publick Spirit of the Whiggs, &c., with Polite Conversation. VII. Letters to and from Dr. Swift. VIII. Directions to Servants, Sermons, Poems, &c"

fictional protagonist and narrator from "The Works of Jonathan Swift, ...

This image has been taken from scan 000010 from volume 03 of "The Works of Jonathan Swift, D.D., D.S.P.D., in eight volumes. Containing I. His Miscellanies in Prose. II. His Poetical Writings. III. The Travels ... more