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Servants from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 200

Servants from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 200

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of three servants carrying dishes. Image taken from f. 200 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Servants from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 200

Servants from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 200

Bas-de-page scene of three servants carrying dishes. Image taken from f. 200 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Servants and fiddler from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 184v

Servants and fiddler from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 184v

Bas-de-page scene of two servants carrying dishes, preceded by another playing a fiddle. Image taken from f. 184v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Servants and fiddler from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 184v

Servants and fiddler from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 184v

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of two servants carrying dishes, preceded by another playing a fiddle. Image taken from f. 184v of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Abraham's servants from BL Add 14759, f. 1v

Abraham's servants from BL Add 14759, f. 1v

Detail of a drawing of the Sacrifice of Isaac with Abraham's two servants, the donkey and a dog resting in a field. Image taken from f. 1v of Commentary on the Pentateuch. Written in Hebrew.

The Servants of Absalom killing Amnon (2 Samuel 13, 28-29); verso: Sketch of a seated woman

The Servants of Absalom killing Amnon (2 Samuel 13, 28-29); verso: Ske...

Karel van Mander I (Netherlandish, Meulebeke 1548–1606 Amsterdam)

decoration from "Bartholmew Fayre: a comedie, acted in the yeare, 1614. By the Lady Elizabeths Servants, etc"

decoration from "Bartholmew Fayre: a comedie, acted in the yeare, 1614...

This image has been taken from scan 000027 from "Bartholmew Fayre: a comedie, acted in the yeare, 1614. By the Lady Elizabeths Servants, etc". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from ... more

Servants Filling Urns

Servants Filling Urns

Francisco Vieira de Mattos (Il Lusitano) (Portuguese, Lisbon 1699–1783 Lisbon)

[A Chinese sage sitting on a bench beneath banana trees, with attendants preparing a meal on the left]

[A Chinese sage sitting on a bench beneath banana trees, with attendan...

Title devised by Library staff, other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: Chinese painting on silk. Forms part of: Arnold Genthe collection (Libra... more

A Couple at Table with Servants

A Couple at Table with Servants

After Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London)

portrait from "[Secret-love, or The maiden-queen: as it is acted by His Majesties Servants, at the Theater-Royal.]"

portrait from "[Secret-love, or The maiden-queen: as it is acted by Hi...

This image has been taken from scan 000006 from "[Secret-love, or The maiden-queen: as it is acted by His Majesties Servants, at the Theater-Royal.]". The title and subject terms of this image have been generat... more

Marriage à-la-mode, pl. 2

Marriage à-la-mode, pl. 2

A lavishly furnished interior where the newlyweds sprawl on chairs in front of a fireplace in the early hours of the morning; he has been out on the town, while she has been playing cards to the accompaniment o... 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

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 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

Tōjin to mago no moraibi

Tōjin to mago no moraibi

Image probably shows a Korean gentleman on horseback with a stableboy. (Source: researcher Ronald R. Toby, Professor Emeritus of Japanese History, University of Illinois, 2015) Title and other descriptive infor... more

Ushi kisaragi

Ushi kisaragi

Print shows a man (a government or religious figure) riding a bull being led by a servant and two women holding a pole topped with tray carrying a bonsai tree from which hang slips of paper, possibly prayer wis... more

Décrotteur (Shoe Shiner), from Mes gens, ou Les commissionnaires ultramontains au service de qui veut le payer (Servants for Public Hire)

Décrotteur (Shoe Shiner), from Mes gens, ou Les commissionnaires ultra...

Jean-Baptiste Tillard (French, Paris 1740–1813 Paris)

Yuki

Yuki

Print shows a courtesan, walking in the snow with two young female attendants carrying a parasol, and a male servant carrying a large parasol; the man appears to be barefoot, the women are wearing geta. Title a... more

Kaya no hahako

Kaya no hahako

Print shows a woman breast feeding an infant behind mosquito netting, with a female servant standing next to a large lantern outside the netting. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-... more

Musume o seotte kawa o wataru hotei

Musume o seotte kawa o wataru hotei

Print shows Hotei, one of the seven lucky Buddhist gods, carrying a young woman across a river; a child attendant carries Hotei's bag. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored E... more

Proposals for printing by subscription the miser: or, the soldies [blank] A comedy of three acts, as it is [blank] acted by his Majesty’s servants by William Clarke. Boston December 1768.

Proposals for printing by subscription the miser: or, the soldies [bla...

Positive Photostat.; Not in Evans.; Not in Ford. 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 3... more

Tomizawa hanzaburō

Tomizawa hanzaburō

Print shows the actor Tomizawa Hanzaburō, half-length portrait framed by a fan, in the role of a female servant. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists i... more

Hototogisu o kiku yūjo to kamuro

Hototogisu o kiku yūjo to kamuro

Print shows a courtesan and her attendant or an apprentice listening to the song of a lark that is flying above them. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print speciali... more

Onoe matsusuke

Onoe matsusuke

Print shows the actor Onoe Matsusuke standing with his right hand inside a closed parasol. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: Hos... more

Rakugan Matsubaya Somenosuke

Rakugan Matsubaya Somenosuke

Print shows Somenosuke, a courtesan, full-length portrait, standing, facing left, with two attendants/trainees. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in... more

Geta no yukitori

Geta no yukitori

Print shows a woman holding an umbrella while a female servant removes snow from her geta. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Adachi mode... more

The Accomplish'd maid

The Accomplish'd maid

Cartoon showing woman with elaborate hairdo playing keyboard instrument and singing(?). Forms part of British Cartoon Prints Collection. (Library of Congress) No. V2, 65.

Kyōmachi nichōme kirihishiya uchi manyō

Kyōmachi nichōme kirihishiya uchi manyō

Print shows the courtesan Manyō with another courtesan and two young female attendants. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. From the ser... more

A comfortable dish of tea in high-life

A comfortable dish of tea in high-life

Print shows two wealthy and fashionable European women sitting in a room with pets including a dog, a cat, a monkey, a squirrel, and birds being served tea by an African servant. Not found in British Museum Cat... more

Chōjiya uchi hinazuru

Chōjiya uchi hinazuru

Print shows two courtesans and two young female attendants. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the series: Seirō shiki jūni no hanag... more

Edomachi nichōme tsutaya uchi hitomachi[?]

Edomachi nichōme tsutaya uchi hitomachi[?]

Print shows the courtesan Hitomachi with another woman and two young female attendants. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. From the ser... more

Himegimi no gaishutsu

Himegimi no gaishutsu

Print shows two women and two children walking with a female attendant holding a large parasol; one of the children is carrying a doll. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored ... more

Luxury
Michiyuki tamagawa no dan

Michiyuki tamagawa no dan

Print shows a man squatting next to a stream with a long piece of cloth in his hands, which he may be washing, and a woman standing next to him, also holding a long piece of cloth. They may be servants of the m... more

At Dinner
Traffic
Traffic
A lying in visit; or a short sighted mistake

A lying in visit; or a short sighted mistake

Cartoon of a woman in a striped dress, with her arms extended to a coal-scuttle being held by a uniformed footman. She smiles and bends over toward the coal-shuttle. Imp. Pub. Apr. 1, 1792 by SWFores No 3 Picc... more

At Dinner
Michinoku

Michinoku

Print shows the courtesan Michinoku with a female attendant and a boy carrying an umbrella over his shoulder. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2... more

Goshoguruma

Goshoguruma

Print shows three female attendants next to a royal carriage, one seated, holding a pair of shoes.

Okamotoya uchi sayagata

Okamotoya uchi sayagata

Print shows Sayagata, a courtesan, full-length, standing, facing left, with two young female attendants. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-0... more

Ōshukubai

Ōshukubai

Print shows a royal official wearing a long robe, with three attendants, standing before a plainly dressed woman outside a humble building through which a plum tree is growing. The official may be demanding tha... more

Inu no koku

Inu no koku

Print shows a young woman sitting on a mat, holding a long scroll and writing materials, she has turned to the left to speak with a young servant or apprentice kneeling behind her. Title and other descriptive i... more