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Gibbons Raiding an Egret's Nest

Gibbons Raiding an Egret's Nest

Taken literally, this painting is a dramatic vignette from nature, in which three gibbons raid an egret’s nest, capturing young birds as their mother circles above in anguish. Symbolically, the animals comprise... more

"Zal in the Simurgh's Nest", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)

"Zal in the Simurgh's Nest", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)

Left in the wilderness as a baby because his father Sam thought his white hair was an attribute of the devil, Zal was rescued by the Simurgh and taken to her nest on Mt. Elburz. Rumors eventually reached Sam, ... more

Nest from BL Add 26968, f. 283v

Nest from BL Add 26968, f. 283v

Detail of a partial foliate border with a nest full of young birds and a parent bird approaching. Image taken from f. 283v of Prayer book (~Forli Siddur~) for the entire year, Italian rite. Written in Hebrew.

Nest from BL Add 26968, f. 283v

Nest from BL Add 26968, f. 283v

Partial foliate border with a nest full of young birds and a parent bird approaching. Image taken from f. 283v of Prayer book (~Forli Siddur~) for the entire year, Italian rite. Written in Hebrew.

Cabinet for Incense, Nest of Boxes, Tray

Cabinet for Incense, Nest of Boxes, Tray

This personal cabinet for the pastime of comparing fragrances is decorated with motifs that evoke seasonal fragrances. On the nested boxes, the plum blossom evokes the delicate scent that gladdens winter and au... more

Bird's nest

Bird's nest

Chelsea Porcelain Manufactory (British, 1745–1784, Transitional ("Brown Anchor") Period, ca.1758–1759)

Bird's nest

Bird's nest

Chelsea Porcelain Manufactory (British, 1745–1784, Red Anchor Period, ca. 1753–58)

Crane and Their Young in Their Nest in the Branches of a Pine-tree

Crane and Their Young in Their Nest in the Branches of a Pine-tree

Utagawa Toyoharu (Japanese, 1735–1814) Edo period (1615–1868)

Nest of Spheres

Nest of Spheres

Qing dynasty (1644–1911)

Terror excited by a crow's nest

Terror excited by a crow's nest

Startled man below crow flying from nest.

Disturbing a martin's nest

Disturbing a martin's nest

A satire on the Van Buren administration's involvement in New York State politics. Although the precise context of the cartoon is unclear, specific reference is made to Van Buren's alliance with postmaster gene... more

Cutting down the hickory tree and disturbing the crow's nest

Cutting down the hickory tree and disturbing the crow's nest

Figurative portrayal of Whig opposition to the independent treasury or subtreasury system conceived by Jackson and implemented by Van Buren and the Democrats. In a large tree is a nest labeled "Sub Treasury" i... more

The Charlemagne, Oak Tree with an Eagle's Nest

The Charlemagne, Oak Tree with an Eagle's Nest

Eugène Stanislas Alexandre Bléry (French, Fontainebleau 1805–1887 Paris)

map from "“The Eagle's Nest” in the Valley of Sixt: a summer home among the Alps, together with some excursions among the Great Glaciers"

map from "“The Eagle's Nest” in the Valley of Sixt: a summer home amon...

This image has been taken from scan 000289 from "“The Eagle's Nest” in the Valley of Sixt: a summer home among the Alps, together with some excursions among the Great Glaciers". The title and subject terms of t... more

Nature from "“The Eagle's Nest” in the Valley of Sixt: a summer home among the Alps, together with some excursions among the Great Glaciers"

Nature from "“The Eagle's Nest” in the Valley of Sixt: a summer home a...

This image has been taken from scan 000008 from "“The Eagle's Nest” in the Valley of Sixt: a summer home among the Alps, together with some excursions among the Great Glaciers". The title and subject terms of t... more

map from "“The Eagle's Nest” in the Valley of Sixt: a summer home among the Alps, together with some excursions among the Great Glaciers"

map from "“The Eagle's Nest” in the Valley of Sixt: a summer home amon...

This image has been taken from scan 000030 from "“The Eagle's Nest” in the Valley of Sixt: a summer home among the Alps, together with some excursions among the Great Glaciers". The title and subject terms of t... more

map from "[“The Eagle's Nest” in the Valley of Sixt: a summer home among the Alps, together with some excursions among the Great Glaciers.]"

map from "[“The Eagle's Nest” in the Valley of Sixt: a summer home amo...

This image has been taken from scan 000032 from "[“The Eagle's Nest” in the Valley of Sixt: a summer home among the Alps, together with some excursions among the Great Glaciers.]". The title and subject terms o... more

map from "[“The Eagle's Nest” in the Valley of Sixt: a summer home among the Alps, together with some excursions among the Great Glaciers.]"

map from "[“The Eagle's Nest” in the Valley of Sixt: a summer home amo...

This image has been taken from scan 000271 from "[“The Eagle's Nest” in the Valley of Sixt: a summer home among the Alps, together with some excursions among the Great Glaciers.]". The title and subject terms o... more

The Eagle's nest The Union! it must and shall be preserved.

The Eagle's nest The Union! it must and shall be preserved.

Print shows American eagle in its nest of the American flag, which holds 34 eggs representing the states; the eggs representing the Southern states are cracked, rotten, or have various animals being hatched fro... more

Nest, James - State: [Blank] - Year: [Blank]
Crow's Nest Signal Tower near Bermuda Hundred

Crow's Nest Signal Tower near Bermuda Hundred

Andrew Joseph Russell (American, 1830–1902)

Crow's Nest, Battery and Lookout

Crow's Nest, Battery and Lookout

Andrew Joseph Russell (American, 1830–1902)

Eagle's Nest, Franconia Notch

Eagle's Nest, Franconia Notch

William Trost Richards (American, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1833–1905 Newport, Rhode Island)

Bird's Nest in Cattails

Bird's Nest in Cattails

In 1860, Bridges enrolled in painting classes at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in Philadelphia and studied with William Trost Richards. His meticulous approach to his subject matter and devotion to ... more

Little Bird's Nest

Little Bird's Nest

Music cover showing bird with nest in tree, small sail boat on water and windmill.

nest from "Routledge's Book of Travel and Adventure ... With ... illustrations"

nest from "Routledge's Book of Travel and Adventure ... With ... illus...

This image has been taken from scan 000345 from "Routledge's Book of Travel and Adventure ... With ... illustrations". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users o... more

Pye Nest from "A Series of picturesque views of castles and country houses in Yorkshire, principally in the northern division of the West Riding, from sketches made by Mr. E. Healey ... Reprinted from the “Bradford Illustrated Weekly Telegraph.”"

Pye Nest from "A Series of picturesque views of castles and country ho...

This image has been taken from scan 000062 from "A Series of picturesque views of castles and country houses in Yorkshire, principally in the northern division of the West Riding, from sketches made by Mr. E. H... more

Gentlemen from "The Dove's Nest and other tales. By J. Hatton, R. Jefferies, H. S. Clarke, etc"

Gentlemen from "The Dove's Nest and other tales. By J. Hatton, R. Jeff...

This image has been taken from scan 000016 from "The Dove's Nest and other tales. By J. Hatton, R. Jefferies, H. S. Clarke, etc". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created... more