Life of the Prophet Muhammad written at the order of the Mamluk sultan al-Mansûr 'Alâ' al-Dîn 'Alî (d. 778/1376). The work was first illustrated during the reign of the Ottoman sultan Murâd III.
Bas-de-page miniature of a storm separating the armies. Image taken from f. 281 of Histoire ancienne jusqu'à César, part 3 of the second redaction. Written in French.
Print shows Morro Castle in the background with infantry passing through a breach in the walls, and in the foreground, the ship Alcide and numerous long boats with men at the oars. Title from item. At head of t... more
Print shows flooding in Providence, Rhode Island from Narragansett Bay after a hurricane that struck on September 23, 1815. Sailing ships, fishing boats, and small buildings are awash in the tidal waves. People... more
Mrs. John Quincy Adams, half-length portrait, seated, facing right. Published in: The ladies of the White House, or, In the home of the Presidents / Laura Carter Holloway Langford. Philadelphia : Bradley, Garre... more