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Temperance from BL Royal 19 C II, f. 49

Temperance from BL Royal 19 C II, f. 49

Detail of a miniature of a man and a women at a table with a man drinking from a cup, illustrating the virtue of temperence. Image taken from f. 49 of La somme le roi, with Gospels and the Complainte de Notre D... more

Temperance and Fortitude from BL Royal 19 C II, f. 49

Temperance and Fortitude from BL Royal 19 C II, f. 49

Miniature of a man and a women at a table with a man drinking from a cup, illustrating the virtue of temperence, and a foliate initial 'L'(a vertu), at the beginning of the rubric 'De la vertu datrempance', and... more

Temperance

Temperance

The compositional type recurs in South Italian sculpture.

Temperance from BL Harley 4431, f. 96v

Temperance from BL Harley 4431, f. 96v

Miniature of Temperance adjusting a clock, in 'L'Épître Othéa'. Image taken from f. 96v of Various works (also known as 'The Book of the Queen'), including 'Cent balades' (ff. 4-21), 'Le Débat du livre des ii a... more

Basin (so-called Temperance Dish)

Basin (so-called Temperance Dish)

François Briot (French (1550–1615 or later))

A woman representing Temperance holding a bit facing left

A woman representing Temperance holding a bit facing left

Marcantonio Raimondi (Italian, Argini (?) ca. 1480–before 1534 Bologna (?))

A woman representing Temperance holding a bit facing left

A woman representing Temperance holding a bit facing left

Marcantonio Raimondi (Italian, Argini (?) ca. 1480–before 1534 Bologna (?))

Temperance
Temperance personfied by a woman standing in a niche holding a bit, from 'The Virtues'

Temperance personfied by a woman standing in a niche holding a bit, fr...

Marcantonio Raimondi (Italian, Argini (?) ca. 1480–before 1534 Bologna (?))

Temperance, from the series The Virtues

Temperance, from the series The Virtues

Lucas van Leyden (Netherlandish, Leiden ca. 1494–1533 Leiden)

Temperance (Temperancia)

Temperance (Temperancia)

Lucas van Leyden (Netherlandish, Leiden ca. 1494–1533 Leiden)

Temperance
Temperance

Temperance

In Mariette Album, folio 42, top left Andrea Schiavone (Andrea Meldola) (Italian, Zadar (Zara) ca. 1510?–1563 Venice)

Temperance

Temperance

Allegorical print showing a woman as Temperance, one of the cardinal virtues, seated, facing right, pouring liquid from a chalice, possibly diluting wine with water. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Ren... more

Temperance
Temperance
Temperance
Temperance or Continence

Temperance or Continence

Claude Beaulat (probably working 1613–37)

Temperance / AA [monogram of Andrea Andreani].

Temperance / AA [monogram of Andrea Andreani].

Allegorical print showing a woman as Temperance, one of the cardinal virtues, seated, facing right, pouring liquid from a chalice, possibly diluting wine with water. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Ren... more

Temperance

Temperance

Abraham Bosse (French, Tours 1602/1604–1676 Paris)

Temperance
Temperance Enjoying a Frugal Meal

Temperance Enjoying a Frugal Meal

James Gillray (British, Chelsea 1756–1815 London)

The gradual abolition off the slave trade or leaving of sugar by degrees

The gradual abolition off the slave trade or leaving of sugar by degre...

Print shows George III sitting at a table with the Queen and two of his daughters, and the Queen's Keeper of the Robes, Juliana Elizabeth Schwellenbergen holding a bottle of "Brandy", discussing the use of suga... more

Temperance Enjoying a Frugal Meal

Temperance Enjoying a Frugal Meal

James Gillray (British, Chelsea 1756–1815 London)

[Alcohol, Death, and the Devil] / Geo. Cruikshank.

[Alcohol, Death, and the Devil] / Geo. Cruikshank.

Drawing shows a macabre Medusa with a skeletal head, dressed in a tunic, holding aloft a goblet of wine and exhorting a crowd of people. Behind her stands a devil who joins in the exhortation. Cruikshank was... more

The declaration of seventy-five physicians of Boston ... Ford & Damrell, Temperance Press, Wilson's Lane Boston 1832.

The declaration of seventy-five physicians of Boston ... Ford & Damrel...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 55, Folder 10. Copy scanned: 1

Letter from William Wolcott, Petersham, [Massachusetts], to Amos Augustus Phelps, 1832 April 11

Letter from William Wolcott, Petersham, [Massachusetts], to Amos Augus...

William Wolcott writes to Amos A. Phelps regarding answers to Phelps' questions concerning the congregation, the minister, the various societies, and meetings held in Barre. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Letter from Charles Calistus Burleigh, Plainfield, [Connecticut], to William Lloyd Garrison, [18]35 Dec[ember] 29th

Letter from Charles Calistus Burleigh, Plainfield, [Connecticut], to W...

Charles Calistus Burleigh writes to William Lloyd Garrison to give him "a sketch of my proceedings from about [the] time of my last letter [sometime in November], up to the present date." Burleigh describes tra... more

Daughter of temperance: Virtue, love and temperance

Daughter of temperance: Virtue, love and temperance

Currier & Ives : a catalogue raisonné / compiled by Gale Research. Detroit, MI : Gale Research, c1983, no. 1578.

Letter from W.S. Nichols, Bradford, [England], to Thomas Holiday Barker, 1867 July 16

Letter from W.S. Nichols, Bradford, [England], to Thomas Holiday Barke...

W.S. Nichols writes to Thomas Holliday Barker about plans "to invite Mr. Garrison to visit Bradford .. [and] to have a meeting in St. George's Hall of the Temperance & Alliance Friends - and a public breakfast"... more

Letter from W.S. Nichols, Bradford, [England], to Thomas Holiday Barker, 1867 July 16

Letter from W.S. Nichols, Bradford, [England], to Thomas Holiday Barke...

W.S. Nichols writes to Thomas Holliday Barker about plans "to invite Mr. Garrison to visit Bradford .. [and] to have a meeting in St. George's Hall of the Temperance & Alliance Friends - and a public breakfast"... more

Letter from W.S. Nichols, Bradford, [England], to Thomas Holiday Barker, 1867 July 16

Letter from W.S. Nichols, Bradford, [England], to Thomas Holiday Barke...

W.S. Nichols writes to Thomas Holliday Barker about plans "to invite Mr. Garrison to visit Bradford .. [and] to have a meeting in St. George's Hall of the Temperance & Alliance Friends - and a public breakfast"... more

Letter from W.S. Nichols, Bradford, [England], to Thomas Holiday Barker, 1867 July 16

Letter from W.S. Nichols, Bradford, [England], to Thomas Holiday Barke...

W.S. Nichols writes to Thomas Holliday Barker about plans "to invite Mr. Garrison to visit Bradford .. [and] to have a meeting in St. George's Hall of the Temperance & Alliance Friends - and a public breakfast"... more

Letter from Abby Kimber, Kimberton, [Pennsylvania], to George Thompson, 1840 [November] 26

Letter from Abby Kimber, Kimberton, [Pennsylvania], to George Thompson...

Abby Kimber writes to George Thompson in regards to congratulating him on the woman's right movement in Scotland. She writes, "Our American ladies have been embroidering Harrison Bannery, and have presented the... more

Letter from Abby Kimber, Kimberton, [Pennsylvania], to George Thompson, 1840 [November] 26

Letter from Abby Kimber, Kimberton, [Pennsylvania], to George Thompson...

Abby Kimber writes to George Thompson in regards to congratulating him on the woman's right movement in Scotland. She writes, "Our American ladies have been embroidering Harrison Bannery, and have presented the... more

Letter from Abby Kimber, Kimberton, [Pennsylvania], to George Thompson, 1840 [November] 26

Letter from Abby Kimber, Kimberton, [Pennsylvania], to George Thompson...

Abby Kimber writes to George Thompson in regards to congratulating him on the woman's right movement in Scotland. She writes, "Our American ladies have been embroidering Harrison Bannery, and have presented the... more

Temperance caucus. [Boston 1840].

Temperance caucus. [Boston 1840].

Handwritten on verso: 1840. 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 57, Folder 9b.

Letter from Richard Davis Webb, Dublin, [Ireland], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1840 [July] 23rd

Letter from Richard Davis Webb, Dublin, [Ireland], to William Lloyd Ga...

Richard Davis Webb writes to William Lloyd Garrison sharing his pleasure at learning that Garrison, along with Nathaniel Peabody Rogers, will come to Dublin. He then discusses the Irish people, contrasting "som... more

Letter from John Borne, 131 Vine Street, Liverpool, [England], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1840 July 29

Letter from John Borne, 131 Vine Street, Liverpool, [England], to Will...

John Borne writes to William Lloyd Garrison and others telling them that he has written a letter "to Lawrence Heyworth Esq. the worthy President of the British Total Abstinence Association and other friends" ab... more

Letter from Abby Kimber, Kimberton, [Pennsylvania], to George Thompson, 1840 [November] 26

Letter from Abby Kimber, Kimberton, [Pennsylvania], to George Thompson...

Abby Kimber writes to George Thompson in regards to congratulating him on the woman's right movement in Scotland. She writes, "Our American ladies have been embroidering Harrison Bannery, and have presented the... more

The license system illustrated by Cha's Jewell

The license system illustrated by Cha's Jewell

An anti-Catholic temperance cartoon. To the left a group of officials debates the licensing of a tavern in Massachusetts in 1840. To the right the Pope sells licenses to rob and to murder in Rome in 1520. The c... more

Letter from William James Stillman, Westerly, [Rhode Island], to Maria Weston Chapman, 1840 November 29

Letter from William James Stillman, Westerly, [Rhode Island], to Maria...

William James Stillman writes to Maria Weston Chapman in regards to sending her requested poetry. Since his return from the Boston convention, he has seen an article published by Maria in the Liberator of Novem... more

Letter from Gerrit Smith, Peterboro, [New York], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1841 June 1

Letter from Gerrit Smith, Peterboro, [New York], to William Lloyd Garr...

Gerrit Smith writes to William Lloyd Garrison passing along a note from his "brother James C. Jackson" about his severe illness. Smith tells Garrison that Jackson "has suffered a great deal" but yet "he is in g... more

Letter from Temperance & Liberty, East Lexington, [Massachusetts], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1841 July 12

Letter from Temperance & Liberty, East Lexington, [Massachusetts], to ...

Beginning their letter with the words, "Pro Slavery and Pro Rum Identical", the author writes this letter to William Lloyd Garrison for the Liberator, describing developments in East Lexington. They state that ... more

[Temperance pledge filled in by Neil James Sweeney, 28 of March, 1844].

[Temperance pledge filled in by Neil James Sweeney, 28 of March, 1844]...

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 119, Folder 26.

Letter from Moses Grant, Cambridge, [Massachusetts], to Caroline Weston, [1842] [November] 24

Letter from Moses Grant, Cambridge, [Massachusetts], to Caroline Westo...

M[oses] Grant writes to Caroline Weston in regards to receiving her circular on the anti-slavery fair. She discusses the imprisonment of Laturer. She writes about her respect for the anti-slavery cause and feel... more

Letters from Edmund Quincy, Dedham, to Mrs. Hannah Cranch Bond Fifield, 1842 Aug 17 and 1843 Jul 11

Letters from Edmund Quincy, Dedham, to Mrs. Hannah Cranch Bond Fifield...

Responses to invitations to address Weymouth Women's Temperance Association and a celebration hosted by the Weymouth Female Anti-Slavery Society. Courtesy of Weymouth Public Libraries, Tufts Library

Letter from Edmund Quincy, Dedham, [Massachusetts], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1843 July 9

Letter from Edmund Quincy, Dedham, [Massachusetts], to William Lloyd G...

Edmund Quincy writes to William Lloyd Garrison giving an account of the last meeting of the American Antislavery Society in New York. He advises Garrison to take some time for relaxation, or a vacation, as he "... more

Letter from Marshall L. Scudder, Boston, [Massachusetts], to Amos Augustus Phelps, 1844

Letter from Marshall L. Scudder, Boston, [Massachusetts], to Amos Augu...

Facsimile of a letter written by Marshall L. Scudder on behalf of the West Indian Mission Committee to unknown persons regarding a circular on behalf of the West Indian Mission, "a part that was only intended f... more

Facing the enemy / painted by F.W. Edmonds ; engraved by T. Doney.

Facing the enemy / painted by F.W. Edmonds ; engraved by T. Doney.

Print showing a man in a woodworking shop sitting in front of a bottle of alcohol resting on a shelf in a window. 178 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Caption continues: From the original painting in the... more

Letter from William Logan, Rochdale, [England,] to William Lloyd Garrison, 28th Sept[ember] 1846

Letter from William Logan, Rochdale, [England,] to William Lloyd Garri...

William Logan inquires of William Lloyd Garrison as to the date he will be available to visit Rochdale during his stay in Manchester. Logan asserts that he is holding a number of meetings on the subject of "Ame... more

Letter from George Thompson, London, [England], to Henry Clarke Wright, 1846 May 23

Letter from George Thompson, London, [England], to Henry Clarke Wright...

George Thompson writes to Henry Clarke Wright in regards to giving permission for him to make his letter to him public "although I little dreamt it would ever appear in print." He and Frederick Douglass are pla... more

Letter from George Thompson, London, [England], to Henry Clarke Wright, 1846 May 23

Letter from George Thompson, London, [England], to Henry Clarke Wright...

George Thompson writes to Henry Clarke Wright in regards to giving permission for him to make his letter to him public "although I little dreamt it would ever appear in print." He and Frederick Douglass are pla... more