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
Print shows half-length portrait of Thomas Hobson, standing, facing front holding a money bag. Hobson was a weathly mail carrier from Cambridge, England, known for establishing the phrase "Hobson's choice."
Print showing Jean Baptiste Colbert, head-and-shoulders portrait in medallion hanging on an obelisk, supported by two women in allegorical scene with turtle, rooster, hourglass, dog, and putti, with men working... more
Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Opere di Galileo Galilei .... Bologna : Per gli hh del Dozza, 1655-56 [v.1, 1656] Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western technology ... / Leo... more
Illus. in: Opera omnia / Paracelsus. Genevae : Sumptibus I. Antonij & S. de Tournes, 1658. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 149.
Print shows a three-quarter-length portrait of Maria Luisa de Tassis (1611-1638), based on Anthony van Dyck's 1629 portrait painting of the same subject.
Martin Van Heemskerk, half-length portrait, standing, facing left. Illust. from: Academia des sciences et des arts ... /Isaac Bullart. Brusselle : Foppens, 1682-1695, LIV. VI., p. 435. LeBlanc, Boulonois no. 51
Frisius Gemma, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right. Illus. possibly from: Academia des sciences et des arts ... / Isaac Bullart. Brusselle : Foppens, 1695. Not listed in LeBlanc.
Antoine Watteau and Nicolas Tardieu in a park, one painting a picture of a statue of nude woman, the other playing a stringed instrument; and poem to Watteau below image.
Print, an advertisement for Robert Hulton's London shop, shows the types of prints sold and framed at the establishment. Includes a portrait of Dutch artist Abraham Bloemaert.
Jacques Bénigne Bossuet, French Roman Catholic prelate, Bishop of Meaux, pulpit orator, full-length portrait, standing holding book on table.
Print shows William Harvey, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly right, in a medallion draped with cloth, also shows a drawing of the cardiovascular system, parts of a plant, and a snake entwined around... more
Sir Jeffery Amherst, three-quarter length, standing, facing left, wearing armor, helmet on table with map; boatloads of troops on a river in the background.
Sir Jeffery Amherst, three-quarter length, standing, facing left, wearing armor, helmet on table with map "Plan of the Island of Montreal & its Environs"; boatloads of troops on a river in the background. Title... more
Print shows George Washington, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly right, wearing military uniform; in oval with olive branch on the left, a rattlesnake and liberty cap at top, and flags and cannon bar... more
Print shows William Beckford stands full-length, with his back to a wall of windows, treading on the male figure of tyranny bound with chains at his feet, with his right hand on the shoulder of Britannia in a c... more
John Dickinson, half-length portrait, standing, facing slightly right, right elbow resting on "Magna Charta" and in his hand he holds "Farmer's letters"; oval within frame, text printed below. Caption continues... more
Print shows Charles Gravier, comte de Vergennes, three-quarter length portrait, facing slightly right, seated at ornately carved desk featuring portrait of Louis XVI. Includes armorial shield below portrait.