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Topic: engravings

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[Christ praying on the Mount of Olives] / M.S.
Man of sorrow

Man of sorrow

Print shows Jesus Christ on the cross.

Aristotellis stragiritae de historia animalium liber primus

Aristotellis stragiritae de historia animalium liber primus

Decorative border and text in: De natura animalium [...] / Aristotle. Venice : Joannes and Gregorius de Gregoriis, de Forlivio, 1492. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C... more

[Half-human monsters called "wonder-people" and soulless animal monsters]

[Half-human monsters called "wonder-people" and soulless animal monste...

Illus. in: Buch der natur / Konrad von Magenberg. Augsburg : J. Bamler, 1481. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 79.

[Pietro da Montagnana, a Paduan medical teacher surrounded by Greek and Arabic medical books, and three patients waiting to have their urine examined]

[Pietro da Montagnana, a Paduan medical teacher surrounded by Greek an...

Illus. in: Fasciculus medicinae / Johannes de Ketham. Venice : J. and G. de Gregoriis, de Forlivio, 1495. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 130.

Simone, Sanese, Pittor, Simon Memmi / DL.

Simone, Sanese, Pittor, Simon Memmi / DL.

Simone Martini, half-length portrait, facing right.

[The Triumph of Time]

[The Triumph of Time]

Allegorical representation of Time, winged man, on chariot pulled by two deer.

16th century mechanized warfare

16th century mechanized warfare

Photograph shows reproduction of engraving of mechanized catapult.

[The visitation]

[The visitation]

Print after Albrecht Dürer's woodcut Visitation, no. 8 in his Life of the Virgin series, shows the Virgin and St. Elizabeth, both pregnant, greeting each other as Zacharias stands in a doorway. Dürer's pet dog ... more

[Dancing peasant couple] / AD [monogram].

[Dancing peasant couple] / AD [monogram].

Bradley Collection (Library of Congress). Meder, 88

Saint Christopher facing left AD monogram

Saint Christopher facing left AD monogram

Print shows Saint Christopher crossing a river carrying infant Jesus on his shoulders. Title devised by Library staff. Trimmed to plate mark. Print no. 53 from Marsh Collection.

[St. Christopher, facing right] / AD [monogram].

[St. Christopher, facing right] / AD [monogram].

Saint Christopher walking across river with child on his back, hermit in background.

[Telescoping siege machine]

[Telescoping siege machine]

Print shows a telescoping tower raised from beneath by a screw mechanism manipulated by two men, used during siege warfare to gain an advantage of height by those perpetrating the siege.

[Air mattress made from animal skins]

[Air mattress made from animal skins]

Print shows two soldiers resting on an air mattress made by sewing together and inflating animal skins.

[Underwater breathing apparatus]

[Underwater breathing apparatus]

Print shows a device with a long tube for breathing, worn over the head, to allow a soldier to walk underwater; also shows the device being used in the background. Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Fl.... more

[Jan van Leyden]

[Jan van Leyden]

Title from shelflist card. Bartsch, 182. Hubbard Collection.

Haec est forma vivaque torqueti mago suis, et numeris, ...

Haec est forma vivaque torqueti mago suis, et numeris, ...

Print shows a torquetum, a 16th century measuring device. Title from item. Illus. in: Astronomicum cæsareum. [Ingolstadii : 1540]. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western technology ...... more

[The story of the first men]

[The story of the first men]

Print shows 6 small scenes. Each measures ca. 8.8 x 6.5 cm.

Pictores operis, Heinricus Fullmaurer, Albertus Meyer, sculptor Vitus Rodolph Speckle

Pictores operis, Heinricus Fullmaurer, Albertus Meyer, sculptor Vitus ...

Portraits of the three men who created the illustrations for this botanical book. Heinrich Füllmaurer transferring drawing to woodblock, Albrecht Meyer drawing the plant on the table, and Veit Rudolph Speckle, ... more

The Birth fygures

The Birth fygures

Woman's stool (birthing chair), fetus in uterus, feet down, and fetus in uterus, head down, latter marked "This is the naturall and best way of birth".

Cucumis sativus vulgaris, cucumern

Cucumis sativus vulgaris, cucumern

Illustration shows a Cucumber plant.

Quarta musculos commonstrantium figura, omnes in posteriori corporis

Quarta musculos commonstrantium figura, omnes in posteriori corporis

Anatomical rare view of cadaver standing on skull holding head sections, with bones and musculature keyed to surrounding text.

Exemplum balistæ quadrirotis

Exemplum balistæ quadrirotis

Print shows two soldiers with a horse-drawn ballista. The device, mounted on a wagon, is manipulated like a crossbow, shooting large arrows at enemy fortifications. The horses are well covered with armor.

Expositio liburnæ

Expositio liburnæ

Print shows an oxen-powered paddle-wheel ship used for military purposes.

Expositio thoracomachi

Expositio thoracomachi

Print shows a soldier wearing a cuirass, a leather tunic or breastplate, used as protective armor during battle. Also shown are leather helmets, leggings, and footwear. Title from item. Illus. in: Notitia vtraq... more

Portraict des of de l'oyseau

Portraict des of de l'oyseau

Bird skeleton with bones lettered for comparison with human skeleton; partial key at bottom.

Portraict de l'amas des os humains, mis en comparaison de l'anatomie de ceux des oyseaux ...

Portraict de l'amas des os humains, mis en comparaison de l'anatomie d...

Human skeleton with bones lettered for comparison with a bird skeleton.

Justicia

Justicia

Justice stands blindfolded as people around her are being tortured.

[Ornate title page illustration for I qvattro libri dell'architettvra by Andrea Palladio]

[Ornate title page illustration for I qvattro libri dell'architettvra ...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: I qvattro libri dell'architettvra, ... / Andrea Palladio. Venetia : D. de' Franceschi, 1570, title page. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Weste... more

[Allegorical representation of Time rewarding Industry and punishing Indolence] / M. de vos, inventor ; R. Sadler [sic] scalps. et excud.

[Allegorical representation of Time rewarding Industry and punishing I...

Bradley Collection. Inscription: Praemia virtutum .. Pigritiae.

Strabon geographe

Strabon geographe

Strabo, half-length portrait, facing right, holding world globe.

[Philip II of Spain] / Ieronimus W. fe.

[Philip II of Spain] / Ieronimus W. fe.

Head-and-shoulders portrait facing slightly right.

Maria Regina Scotiae--Mortis at Horrendam Faciem [...] / PM.

Maria Regina Scotiae--Mortis at Horrendam Faciem [...] / PM.

Mary, Queen of Scots, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly right.

Titiani Vercellii pictoris celeberrimi ac famosissimi vera effigies

Titiani Vercellii pictoris celeberrimi ac famosissimi vera effigies

Titian, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left.

Far che con un dracone ...

Far che con un dracone ...

An automatic theater run by a water siphon system, moving Hercules, with club, a dragon, and a fountain; surrounding text and decorated initial V.

[The dances at their great feasts]

[The dances at their great feasts]

Native men and women dancing around a circle defined by posts with carved faces, three Native women stand together in the center of circle.

[The tomb of the weroans]

[The tomb of the weroans]

An Algonquian burial house showing bodies on a raised platform and a priest squatting by a fire beneath the platform.

[How the chief ladies of the town of Dasamonquepeio dress and carry their children] / T.B.

[How the chief ladies of the town of Dasamonquepeio dress and carry th...

Full-length, front and back portraits of a Native woman of Dasamonquepeio showing manner of dress and way of carrying a child on her back; view of river and landscape in the background.

[How they cook their fish] / T.B.

[How they cook their fish] / T.B.

Native men cooking fish on a wooden frame over a fire. Illus. in: Wunderbarliche, doch warhafftige Erklärung, von der Gelegenheit vnd Sitten der Wilden in Virginia ... / Erstlich in engelländischer Sprach besch... more

[A noblewoman of Pomeiock] / T.B.

[A noblewoman of Pomeiock] / T.B.

Native woman of Pomeiock carrying a clay vessel, and her daughter holding a doll and a rattle.

[An old man in his winter clothes] / T.B.

[An old man in his winter clothes] / T.B.

An aged Native man from Pomeiock, full-length portrait, facing front, wearing winter garment; landscape scene with village in the background.

[How they build boats] / T.B.

[How they build boats] / T.B.

Native men making dugout boats by burning and scraping with seashells.

[A weroans, or chieftain, of Virginia]

[A weroans, or chieftain, of Virginia]

Full-length, front and back portraits of a Native chief in Virginia, with bow and arrow; hunting scene in the background. Illus. in: Wunderbarliche, doch warhafftige Erklärung, von der Gelegenheit vnd Sitten de... more

[The Englishmen's arrival in Virginia]

[The Englishmen's arrival in Virginia]

Map showing the coast of Virginia with many islands just off the mainland, two Native territories, Secotan and Weapemeoc, and the Native community of Roanoak on an island at the mouth of a river.

[How they catch fish]

[How they catch fish]

Native men and women in a dugout canoe fishing while others in the background stand in the river and spear fish.