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The angel of temperance from BL Eg 943, f. 107v

The angel of temperance from BL Eg 943, f. 107v

Framed miniature of Dante, Statius, Virgil, and the angel of temperance. Image taken from f. 107v of Divina Commedia (index Divine Comedy): Inferno, Purgatorio, Paradiso, with a short Latin commentary; the Capi... More

Voluptas represented as a young woman seated on a throne with Prudence, Temperance, Fortitude and Justice in Hortus Conclusus; Enercis outside
Fortitude and Temperance from BL Royal 6 E IX, f. 21v

Fortitude and Temperance from BL Royal 6 E IX, f. 21v

Miniature of personifications of Fortitude holding a mace and a shield with an elephant, and Temperance holding scales. Image taken from f. 21v of Address in verse to Robert of Anjou, King of Naples, from the t... More

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, 14th century, Italian

Temperance, 14th century, Italian

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

Three Virtues (Temperance, Hope, and Fortitude or Justice) and Studies of a Seated Man
Three Virtues (Temperance, Hope, and Fortitude or Justice) and Studies of a Seated Man
Triumph of Temperance, Flanders
Basin (so-called Temperance Dish)

Basin (so-called Temperance Dish)

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

The cardinal virtue of Temperance represented by a seated woman pouring wine(?) from one jug into another  (possibly a modern impression)
The Triumph of the Cardinal Virtues: Temperance, Prudence, Fortitude and Justice (one of a series)
Triumph of Temperance, Flanders
Design for a Knife Handle with Personifications of Prudence and Temperance
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, Illuminated medieval manuscript
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 (?))

Lucas van Leyden - Temperance, from the series The Virtues

Lucas van Leyden - Temperance, from the series The Virtues

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

Temperance (Temperancia), Lucas van Leyden
Temperance (Temperancia), Lucas van Leyden

Temperance (Temperancia), Lucas van Leyden

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

Temperance (Die Mesikait), from The Seven Virtues

Temperance (Die Mesikait), from The Seven Virtues

Hans Burgkmair (German, Augsburg 1473–1531 Augsburg)

Temperance (Die Mesikait), from The Seven Virtues

Temperance (Die Mesikait), from The Seven Virtues

Hans Burgkmair (German, Augsburg 1473–1531 Augsburg)

Peter Flotner - Temperance, bronze, Europe
Andrea Schiavone - Temperance, 16th century

Andrea Schiavone - Temperance, 16th century

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

Perino del Vaga - Temperance, portrait

Perino del Vaga - Temperance, portrait

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, bronze, 16th century
Heinrich Aldegrever - Temperance. From: The Virtues
Temperance (Temperantia) from The Virtues, Philips Galle
Francois Briot - Basin (so-called Temperance Dish)
Giambologna - Temperance, 16th century
Giambologna - Temperance, 16th century
Matigheid (Temperantia)
Matigheid (Temperantia)
Matigheid
Matigheid (Temperantia)
Temperance or Continence

Temperance or Continence

Claude Beaulat (probably working 1613–37)

Parmigianino - Temperance / AA [monogram of Andrea Andreani].

Parmigianino - 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

Jacob Matham - Temperance, from The Seven Virtues

Jacob Matham - Temperance, from The Seven Virtues

Anonymous, Netherlandish, 17th century

Abraham Bosse - Temperance, 17th century

Abraham Bosse - Temperance, 17th century

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

Plate 9: Allegory of Temperance with a unicorn and Publius Scipio Africanus at bottom, from Barberinae aulae fornix
Giovanni Battista Tiepolo - Temperance, fresco, Italy
The gradual abolition off the slave trade or leaving of sugar by degrees, British Cartoon Print

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, James Gillray

Temperance Enjoying a Frugal Meal, James Gillray

James Gillray (British, Chelsea 1756–1815 London)

Temperance Enjoying a Frugal Meal, James Gillray

Temperance Enjoying a Frugal Meal, James Gillray

James Gillray (British, Chelsea 1756–1815 London)

Very Rev. Theobald Mathew. Apostle of temperance

Very Rev. Theobald Mathew. Apostle of temperance

B8749 U.S. Copyright Office. This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: McDermott (Jos. & Chas.)

Address on temperance to the Society for the Reformation of Morals
[Composite of two illustrations: 1. Rev. L. Armstrong, Dr. B.J. Clark, Gardiner Stow, and James Mott around table with Holy Bible, Temperance Constitution, and Blackstone's Commentary; 2. The Mawney House, in which was organized the first temperance society]
[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

The Hunterdon County temperance society held its second annual meeting, in the Court House at Flemington, on Tuesday the 14th day of May A. D. 1833. [Proceedings of meeting] [n. p. 1833?].
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

National temperance ode. Air- America
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 Deborah Weston, New Bedford, [Mass.], to Anne Warren Weston, April 4, 1840, Sunday morning
Letter from Deborah Weston, New Bedford, [Mass.], to Anne Warren Weston, April 4, 1840, Sunday morning
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 Deborah Weston, New Bedford, [Mass.], to Anne Warren Weston, April 4, 1840, Sunday morning
Letter from William Lloyd Garrison, Brooklyn, [Conn.], to Henry Clarke Wright, August [23], 1840
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 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

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 Deborah Weston, New Bedford, [Mass.], to Anne Warren Weston, April 4, 1840, Sunday morning
Letter from Edmund Quincy, Dedham, [Mass.], to Caroline Weston, Oct. 21, 1841
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

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

Weymouth and Braintree temperance celebration, September 1, 1841
Letter from Lucia Weston, Weymouth, [Mass.], to Anne Warren Weston, Jan. 7, 1842
Letter from Increase S. Smith, Hingham, [Mass.], to Caroline Weston, March 11, 1842
Letter from Anne Warren Weston, Weymouth, [Mass.], to Deborah Weston, Jan. 16, 1842
Letter from Anne Warren Weston, Weymouth, [Mass.], to Deborah Weston, Jan. 16, 1842
Letter from Increase S. Smith, Hingham, [Mass.], to Caroline Weston, March 11, 1842
Letter from Increase S. Smith, Hingham, [Mass.], to Caroline Weston, March 11, 1842
Letter from Anne Warren Weston, Weymouth, [Mass.], to Deborah Weston, Jan. 16, 1842
Letter from Lucia Weston, Weymouth, [Mass.], to Anne Warren Weston, Jan. 7, 1842
Letter from Increase S. Smith, Hingham, [Mass.], to Caroline Weston, March 11, 1842
Drink of this cup!
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

Letter from Amos Farnsworth, Groton, [Mass.], to Anne Warren Weston, Ap[ri]l 6, 1842
Letter from Lucia Weston, Weymouth, [Mass.], to Anne Warren Weston, Jan. 7, 1842
[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 Samuel Joseph May, South Scituate, Mass., to Maria Weston Chapman, Jan. 9, 1842
Letter from Anne Warren Weston, Weymouth, [Mass.], to Deborah Weston, Jan. 16, 1842
Letter from Lucia Weston, Weymouth, [Mass.], to Anne Warren Weston, Jan. 7, 1842
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

Temperance.–The Man: "Here is that which is too weak to be a sinner–honest Water"–Shakespeare
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 Anne Warren Weston, 39 Summer Street, [Boston], to Caroline Weston and Deborah Weston, Nov. 10, 1843. Friday morning
Intemperance.–The Animal: "Though you can guess what temperance should be, You know not what it is"–Shakespeare
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