Historiated initial 'A'(t) of a man pointing to a man holding his hands over his ears. Image taken from f. 160v of Omne Bonum (Absolucio-Circumcisio). Written in Latin.
Illus. and text in: Harmonices mundi / Johann Kepler. Lincii Austriae : J. Plancus, 1619, p. 207. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 35.
"Germany" stamped in English on the upper joint further confuses the identity. Possibly it pertains to the 1890 tariff mentioned in DCM 996, although that customs law does not apply to antiques. Instrument type... more
Illus. in: Iconography; or a collection of Emblematical Figures, by George Richardson, 1779, four engravings (figs. 137-140). Ref. copy may be in SSF (Gr). On print: Published as the Act Directs Decr. 1777. Thi... more
Print shows at center in a parlor a man playing a flute, he steps on a small dog's tail causing it to yelp, on the right a young woman is playing a pianoforte with some intent as a man holds her music book open... more
This image has been taken from scan 000002 from "A Treatise on the elements of Music ... With plates". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the British Li... more
Print shows an advertisement in the form of bank notes in the denominations of 2 and 3 advertising Reed and Stiles engraving and copperplate printing firm in Hartford and East Windsor, Connecticut. At the top o... more