Print shows a domestic scene with a man sitting on the floor holding writing implements and Kesa Gozen standing nearby, her hair down, having just washed it, hanging a piece of cloth to dry, also a washbasin near them.
I'll tell you what! That "such things are" we must allow, but such things never were till now / / H. Wigstead, delt.
Print shows playwright Elizabeth Inchbald writing "puffs" at a table with a bottle of gin and the writings of Aristotle, Rochester, and Congreve as a dog defecates on a paper on the floor. The title refers to t... more
Stereograph shows Union soldiers sitting at a long table, writing letters, one man, in the foreground, appears to be sewing.
Ulysses Grant, three-quarter length portrait, seated in rattan chair, writing memoirs, at Mount McGregor near Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
[Manuscript Book mural in Evolution of the Book series, John W. Alexander. Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building, Washington, D.C.]
Photo of one part of a six-part mural on the history of the book; after conservation of the mural. Depicts a monk illustrating a manuscript, with two monks in background.
Photo of mural in the Library of Congress Jefferson Building depicting a monk illustrating a manuscript, with two monks in background.
Illustration shows two young women stopping in the snow so that one of them can write her New Year's resolutions in the snow, "1913 No Jealousy No Anger No Flirt"; it is unclear whether she intends to say flirt... more
Convalescent British soldiers in France having a rest in a recreation room in a hut provided for them by the B.R.C.S.
This photograph shows a lot of convalescent soldiers sitting at long tables which extend the length of the recreation hut. They are reading and writing letters. There have been attempts, presumably by the Red C... more
A soldier on sentry duty beside a ruined building is leaning against the wall writing a card. There is a notice saying 'Gas Alert' nailed on the wall of the building. Clearly there is no immediate danger of gas... more