PICRYL
PICRYLThe World's Largest Public Domain Source
  • homeHome
  • searchSearch
  • photo_albumStories
  • collectionsCollections
  • infoAbout
  • star_rateUpgrade
  • account_boxLogin

Topic: majesty

999
999
slider-holder
2015
slider-holder
2015
1,246 media by topicpage 1 of 13
Book Cover Plaque with Christ in Majesty and the Symbols of the Four Evangelists

Book Cover Plaque with Christ in Majesty and the Symbols of the Four E...

Here the symbols of the four evangelists—the eagle (Saint John), the angel (Saint Matthew), the ox (Saint Luke), and the lion (Saint Mark)—hold an open book containing the first words of each Gospel. The beardl... more

Plaque with Christ in Majesty and the Four Evangelists

Plaque with Christ in Majesty and the Four Evangelists

The evangelists write their Gospels here with the aid of their characteristic symbols. An ox literally open’s Luke’s eyes to receive divine inspiration, while Mark’s lion seems to be speaking to the author. Thi... more

The Virgin and Child in Majesty and the Adoration of the Magi

The Virgin and Child in Majesty and the Adoration of the Magi

In this fresco, the Magi approach the Virgin and Child, not in a manger but enthroned in majesty and in the company of archangels. Mounted in the apse from Fuentidueña, this fresco originally came from a differ... more

Plaque of Christ in Majesty

Plaque of Christ in Majesty

Made in Limoges, France

Plaque with Christ in Majesty

Plaque with Christ in Majesty

The style and technique of this plaque are close to the one with the Baptism of Jesus (17.190.430) also in this case, suggesting that it may have been part of the same altar or pulpit. Made in Meuse Valley, Netherlands

Chasse with the Crucifixion and Christ in Majesty

Chasse with the Crucifixion and Christ in Majesty

Shimmering with gold and jewel-like color, enameled altar furnishings from Limoges are luxurious in appearance, yet remarkably sturdy. The unlikely combination of preciousness and practicality contributed to th... more

Leaf from a Beatus Manuscript: Christ in Majesty with Angels and  the Angel of God Directs Saint John to Write the Book of Revelation

Leaf from a Beatus Manuscript: Christ in Majesty with Angels and the ...

Illustrated Beatus manuscripts bring to life an extraordinary vision of the end of the world, as recorded by Saint John in the Apocalypse (Book of Revelation) and filtered through the lens of Beatus of Liébana,... more

Chasse with Christ in Majesty and the Lamb of God

Chasse with Christ in Majesty and the Lamb of God

This chasse served as a container for saints’ relics—often bones or pieces of cloth. The chasse depicts Christ in Majesty surrounded by saints on the lower front and the Lamb of God, emblematic of Jesus, flanke... more

Chasse with The Crucifixion and Christ in Majesty

Chasse with The Crucifixion and Christ in Majesty

The shape of this chasse, or container for the relics of a saint, is one of the most commonly produced during the Middle Ages, and the scenes of the Crucifixion, Christ in Majesty, and Apostles are so standard ... more

Book-Cover Plaque with Christ in Majesty

Book-Cover Plaque with Christ in Majesty

While the format of this book cover is typical of Limoges work, the lilac color of the footstool is distinctive. Made in Limoges, France

Book-Cover Plaque with Christ in Majesty

Book-Cover Plaque with Christ in Majesty

The importance of scripture in Christianity is such that the book becomes an attribute of God himself. Here Christ is poised majestically in the heavens, surrounded by winged symbols of the authors of the four ... more

Plaque with Christ In Majesty

Plaque with Christ In Majesty

Made in Catalonia, Spain

Plaque with Christ in Majesty

Plaque with Christ in Majesty

Made in Tuscany, Italy

Christ in Majesty and Thomas Becket from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 298v

Christ in Majesty and Thomas Becket from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 298v

Miniature of Christ in Majesty, surrounded by the symbols of the four Evangelists, with an historiated initial 'Q' of a bishop speaking to a group of people, and a bas-de-page scene of Thomas Becket lying in st... more

Christ in Majesty from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 298v

Christ in Majesty from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 298v

Detail of a miniature of Christ in Majesty, surrounded by the symbols of the four Evangelists. Image taken from f. 298v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Bifolium with Christ in Majesty in an Initial A, from an Antiphonary

Bifolium with Christ in Majesty in an Initial A, from an Antiphonary

With rich color and gold, this leaf from a choir book joins majesty and mystery with a sense of playfulness. The letter A becomes a throne for Christ, robed in silks, as he sits before a cloth of gold held by b... more

God in Majesty from BL Eg 1526, f. 3

God in Majesty from BL Eg 1526, f. 3

Historiated initial with God in Majesty, and roundels of the days of Creation in the margins. Image taken from f. 3 of Catalan version of the Old Testament (Genesis to Psalms). Written in Catalan.

At the second sessions of the General Court held at Boston in New-England. Whereas it hath pleased his most excellent Majesty our gracious king, by his letter bearing date the twenty seventh of April 1678 ... that the oath of allegiance as it is

At the second sessions of the General Court held at Boston in New-Engl...

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 33, Folder 11.

Two addresses from the Governour, council and convention of the Massachusets Colony assembled at Boston in New-England. Presented to his majesty, at Hampton-Court, August 7, 1689. By Sir Henry Ashurst Baronet.

Two addresses from the Governour, council and convention of the Massac...

Incomplete.; 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 33, Folder 18b.

His majesty's most gracious letter to his government of the Massathusets Colony in New-England ... Printed at Boston in New-England, by Richard Pierce for Benjamin Harris Anno Domini M DC LXXX IX.

His majesty's most gracious letter to his government of the Massathuse...

Positive Photostat.; 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 33, Folder 19.

By His Excellency Edward Lord Cornbury, His Majesty's Capt. General and Governour in chief of the Province of New York ... A proclamation. Whereas the Supreme Court of Her Majesties Province of New York ought by the constitution, there of to be

By His Excellency Edward Lord Cornbury, His Majesty's Capt. General an...

Evans 1087.; On verso: 1206. 2 , P.R.O., Septmeber 17, 1702, Cal. 1702, No. 1206 e. Evans 1087. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text... more

By His Excellency Edward Lord Cornbury, His Majesty's Capt. General and Governour in chief of the Province of New York ... A Proclamation [Calling the General Assembly to meet in the town of Jamaica on Oct. 14th instead of the City of New York o

By His Excellency Edward Lord Cornbury, His Majesty's Capt. General an...

Evans 1086.; On verso: 1206. XLIX P.R.O., September 17, 1702, Cal. 1702, No. 1206 XLIX. Evans 1086. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full ... more

The royal Portuguez : Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majesty's birth day 1709 /

The royal Portuguez : Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majesty's bir...

This ballroom dance for one couple, preserved in Feuillet notation, was choreographed by English dancing master Mr. Isaac (c. 1640-c. 1720) to music composed by James Paisible (d. 1721). The fifteen couplet dan... more

The royall gailliarde : Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majesty's birth day 1710 /

The royall gailliarde : Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majesty's b...

This ballroom dance for one couple, preserved in Feuillet notation, was choreographed by English dancing master Mr. Isaac (c. 1640-c. 1720) to music composed by James Paisible (d. 1721). The fifteen couplet dan... more

By the honourable Gurdon Saltonstall, Esq; Governour of His Majesty's Colony of Connecticut in New-England, a proclamation for a publick thanksgiving .... New-London: Printed by Timothy Green, printer to his honour the governour and company. 172

By the honourable Gurdon Saltonstall, Esq; Governour of His Majesty's ...

Positive Photostat.; Thanksgiving proclamation.; 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 Collectio... more

[Arms] By the Honourable James De Lancey, Esq; His Majesty's Lieutenant Governor and Commander in Chief, in and over the Province of New-York, and the territories depending thereon in America. A proclamation. Whereas several desertions have late

[Arms] By the Honourable James De Lancey, Esq; His Majesty's Lieutenan...

Imprint 3. @+@; Proclamation.; Not in Evans.; On verso: 50914 '04, 30. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera ... more

Major General James Wolfe, commander in chief of his majesty's forces in the expedition against Quebec / H. Smith Esqr. pinxt. ; C. Spooner fecit.

Major General James Wolfe, commander in chief of his majesty's forces ...

Print shows James Wolfe, half-length portrait, left porfile, wearing military uniform.

A Survey of the City of Kilkenny [mapa] By John Rocque, Chorographe to His Majesty = Plan De la Ville De Kilkenny Par Jean Rocque, Chorographe du Roi ; G. Byrne Sculpt

A Survey of the City of Kilkenny [mapa] By John Rocque, Chorographe to...

Fecha de publicación tomada de "Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmarkers", Tring, 1979, p. 95

March 6th, 1759. To the Honorable Francis Fauquier, Esq; His Majesty's Lieutenant-governor, and commander in chief, of the Colony and Dominion of Virginia: The humble address of the House of Burgesses. [Williamsburg, 1759] [Negative Photostat.].

March 6th, 1759. To the Honorable Francis Fauquier, Esq; His Majesty's...

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 178, Folder 2bd.

Her most excellent majesty Charlotte Queen of Great Britain / Frye ad vivum delineavit et sculp.

Her most excellent majesty Charlotte Queen of Great Britain / Frye ad ...

Charlotte, Queen of Great Britain, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left.

Her Most Excellent Majesty Charlotte, Queen of Great Britain

Her Most Excellent Majesty Charlotte, Queen of Great Britain

Thomas Frye (Irish, Edenderry 1711/12–1762 London)

A map of the County of Dublin Divided in Barony's : Reduced from an Actual Survey in four Sheets / By John Rocque, Topographer to his Majesty = Carte de la Province de Dublin Divisée es Baronnies : Reduite D'apres un Arpentage en quatre feuilles / Par Jean Rocque, Topographe de Sa. Majeste Britannique [Mapa]

A map of the County of Dublin Divided in Barony's : Reduced from an Ac...

Dedicatoria : "To the Right Honble. James Fitzgarrald Earl of ophaly &c &c"

April 1, 1762. To the Honourable Francis Fauquier, Esquire, His Majesty's Lieutenant-governour, and Commander in chief of the Colony and Dominion of Virginia: The humble address of the Council ... to which his Honour was pleased to return the fo

April 1, 1762. To the Honourable Francis Fauquier, Esquire, His Majest...

Not in E_ans. 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 178, Folder 1c.

William Hogarth, Serjeant Painter to His Majesty

William Hogarth, Serjeant Painter to His Majesty

William Hogarth (British, London 1697–1764 London)

William Hogarth, Serjeant Painter to His Majesty

William Hogarth, Serjeant Painter to His Majesty

William Hogarth (British, London 1697–1764 London)

A general map of the country on the Ohio and Muskingham showing the situation of the Indian-towns with respect to the Army under the command of Colonel Bouquet March of His Majesty's troops from Fort Pitt to the forts of Muskingham in 1764 / / Tho. Hutchins.

A general map of the country on the Ohio and Muskingham showing the si...

Map showing Native towns in the Ohio River Valley.