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Young woman modeling a two-piece swim suit in Tampa, Florida

Persistent URL: www.floridamemory.com/items/show/66749 ( http://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/66749 ) ..Local call number: C006224..Title: Young woman modeling a two-piece swim suit in Tampa, Florida..Date: ... more

Nora Carrol and Lois Duncan Steinmetz: Sarasota, Florida

Local call number: JJS0372B..Title: Nora Carrol and Lois Duncan Steinmetz: Sarasota, Florida..Date: November 17, 1948..General Note: Taken for Collier's at Sarasota Jungle Gardens. ..Physical descrip: 1 transpa... more

Nora Carrol and Lois Duncan Steinmetz: Sarasota, Florida

Local call number: JJS0202..Title: Nora Carrol and Lois Duncan Steinmetz: Sarasota, Florida..Date: November 1949..Accompanying Note: "Fill-in shots done on Cover-girl sequence for Collier's."..Physica... more

Lois Duncan Steinmetz (left) and Polly Gaines in a motorboat: Sarasota, Florida

Local call number: JJS0214..Title: Lois Duncan Steinmetz (left) and Polly Gaines in a motorboat: Sarasota, Florida..Date: 1950..Physical descrip: 1 transparency - col. - 4 x 5 in...Series Title: Joseph Janney S... more

The Pinnevik bathe in Lysekil, Bohuslän, Sweden

Caravans at the Pinnevik bathe in Lysekil. The car furthest to the left is a 1951 Chevrolet. ..Husvagnar vid Pinneviksbadet i Lysekil. Bilen längst till vänster är en Chevrolet 1951. ..Parish (socken): Lysekil ... more

Porphyry support for a water basin

In antiquity, porphyry was highly regarded as a royal stone, because its color was associated with the regal and, in Roman times, imperial use of purple to symbolize rank and authority. In addition, this very h... more

Water Spout in the Form of a Makara

Central or Eastern Javanese period

Water Spout in the Form of a Makara

Central or Eastern Javanese period

Water Spout in the Form of a Makara

Central or Eastern Javanese period

Water Spout in the Form of a Makara

Central or Eastern Javanese period

Holy Water Vessel

Eastern Javanese period

Stand for Water Jar

Stands like this are called kilgas. They were used as supports for large unglazed earthenware water jars (habbs). The porous bodies of these jars allowed water to seep through their bases, filtering impurities ... more

Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara in Water Moon Form (Shuiyue Guanyin)

After the tenth century, one of the more prominent representations of Avalokiteshvara shows the bodhisattva seated with the right knee raised and the left leg crossed before the body. The posture represents the... more

Muhammad performs another miracle by creating a spring of cool, pure water in the desert camp of the Banû Junda'.

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.

Demons on an Elephant with Nan Brah Dharani, the Earth Goddess, Wringing Water from Her Hair

The presence of demonic figures and of Nan Brah Dharani suggests that this plaque is part of a larger composition depicting Buddha, prior to his enlightenment, being attacked by the forces of Mara, the personif... more

Egrets in Water Reeds

This painting recalls Ma Hezhi's handscroll Six Odes Starting with "Wild Geese," in which the image of nesting birds symbolizes the reestablishment of peace under the Southern Song. Here, a family of egrets on ... more

Dyer with water pot from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 141v

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a dyer with a water pot approaching a woman. Image taken from f. 141v of Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (the 'Smithfield Decretals'). Written in Latin.

Man pouring water on a monk from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 91

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a man pouring water on a monk, who is leaving a building, with a woman and attendant. Image taken from f. 91 of Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (the 'Smithfield De... more

Water Filter

Attributed to Egypt

Water Filter

Attributed to Egypt

Water Filter

Attributed to Egypt

Water Filter

Attributed to Egypt

Water Filter

Attributed to Egypt

Water Filter

Attributed to Egypt

Water Filter

Attributed to Egypt

Water Filter

Attributed to Egypt

Water Filter

Attributed to Egypt

Water Filter

Made in Egypt

Water Filter

Attributed to Egypt

Water Filter

Attributed to Egypt

Water Filter

Attributed to Egypt

Water Filter

Attributed to Egypt

Water Filter

Attributed to Egypt

Water Filter

Attributed to Egypt

Water Filter

Attributed to Egypt

Water Filter

Attributed to Egypt

Water Filter

Attributed to Egypt

Water Filter

Attributed to Egypt

Water Filter

Attributed to Egypt

Water Filter

Attributed to Egypt

Water Filter

Attributed to Egypt

"Yazdegird I Kicked to Death by the Water Horse", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)

The legendary death of the Sasanian king Yazdegerd I–who was said to have been kicked by a horse that magically emerged from a spring–is charmingly depicted in this leaf from a dispersed manuscript of the Shahn... more

Water Filter

Made in Egypt

Water Filter

Attributed to Egypt

Water Well

late Yuan (1271–1368)–early Ming (1368–1644) dynasty

Water Filter

Attributed to Egypt

Water Filter

Attributed to Egypt

Water Filter

Attributed to Egypt

Water Filter

Attributed to Egypt

Water Filter

Attributed to Egypt

Water Filter

Attributed to Egypt

Water Filter

Attributed to Egypt

Water Filter

Made in Egypt

Water Filter

Attributed to Egypt

Water Filter

Attributed to Egypt

Water Filter

Attributed to Egypt

Water Filter

Attributed to Egypt

Water Filter

Attributed to Egypt

Water Filter

Attributed to Egypt

"Design for the Water Clock of the Peacocks", from the Kitab fi ma'rifat al-hiyal al-handasiyya (Book of the Knowledge of Ingenious Mechanical Devices) by Badi' al-Zaman b. al Razzaz al-Jazari

Al-Jazari, the author of this treatise on a variety of practical and fanciful mechanical devices, served at the Artuqid court in Diyar Bakr in the late eleventh to the early twelfth century. Some of the element... more

Aqua (water) from BL Royal 6 E VI, f. 126v

Historiated initial 'A'(qua) of a scholar pointing to three bodies of water, one filled with fish, another with shellfish and the third empty. Image taken from f. 126v of Omne Bonum (Absolucio-Circumcisio). Wri... more

Aqua (water) from BL Royal 6 E VI, f. 125v

Historiated initial 'A'(qua) of a scholar pointing to three bodies of water, one filled with fish, another with shellfish and the third empty. Image taken from f. 125v of Omne Bonum (Absolucio-Circumcisio). Wri... more

Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara in Water Moon Form (Shuiyue Guanyin)

This powerful figure belongs to a small group of wooden sculptures that can be securely dated, owing to an inscription that also provides rare information regarding its production and intended use. The inscript... more

Head of a Water Deity (Chalchiuhtlicue)

The Aztecs carved thousands of images of their gods in stones ranging from much-valued greenstones to ordinary volcanic rock. Sculptures like the present example were probably set up in household shrines where ... more

Incense Box (Kōgō) with Cartwheels Submerged in Water

The theme of this small incense box’s design, cartwheels in a stream, reflects the Heian-period (794–1185) practice of soaking the wheels of ox carts in water to prevent them from drying out and cracking. Popul... more

Water Deity (Chalchiuhtlicue)

The finely carved figure belongs to a sizable group of kneeling females that display costume elements identifying them as water deities called Chalchiuhtlicue ("she of the jade skirt") in Nahuatl, the language ... more

Christ walking on water from BL Royal 15 D I, f. 302v

Detail of a miniature of Christ walking on water with Peter. Image taken from f. 302v of La Bible Historiale, part 4 (Bible Historiale of Edward IV). Written in French.