Print shows Edmund Burke sitting at a desk on a crescent moon, holding a quill pen, an open "pamphlet" and an inkwell are on the desk, broken chains hang from his wrists; a scene on the front of the desk, label... more
Illus. in: The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt and Nubia / from drawings made on the spot by David Roberts ... ; lithographed by Louis Haghe. London : F.G. Moon, 1842-1845, v. 1, pts. 5-6, p. 1. Surroga... more
Print shows a dragon-shaped, mobile fortress equipped cannons and capable of carrying troops, with a ladder device mounted on the front used for scaling walls or as a bridge during siege warfare.
Illus. and text in: De caelo / Aristoteles. Venice : B. Locatellus for O. Scotus, 1495. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 255.
Print shows angels pulling a tree within the reach of the infant Jesus who rides in the lap of the Virgin Mary on a donkey. Joseph guides the donkey on the family's journey to Egypt.
Illus. and text in: Hierin sind begriffin vier Bucher von menschlichen Proportion / Albrecht Durer. [Nurenberg : Gedrucky durch I. Formschneyder, auff Verlegung Albrecht Durers velassen Witib], 1528. Published ... more
Allegorical print showing a seated man thinking and another figure looking at a globe. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Prints and Photographs Division. Washington : Library of Congress,... more
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
Title page in: Opera quae ad nos extant omnia / Hippocrates. Basileae : [Per H. Forbenium et N. Episcopi]. 1546. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress... more
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.
Print shows an engraver at work with a wood block. Woodcut by Jost Amman. Illus. in: Hartmann Schopper's Panoplia omnium illiberalium mechanicarum aut sedentarium atrium genera continens. Frankfurt-am-Main, 156... more
Allegorical print shows a semi-nude female figure resisting two males, one with wings on his head and one with a blindfold over his eyes, a second female, and a blindfolded cupid. After Jacopo Ligozzi. Title fr... more
Print shows Jesus Christ being supported by Joseph of Arimethia as Mary Magdalene gives comfort to the grieving Virgin Mary. After Raffaellino da Reggio. Dedication: All Mm. et Cccmo. Sigr. Don Giovane Medici 1... more
Print shows Madonna and Child surrounded by saints. After Jacopo Ligozzi. Dedication: All [...] Signor Nicolo Gaadi in Fiorenze. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Prints and Photographs D... more
Print shows Eve covering herself with a fig tree branch. After Domenico Beccafumi. Dedication: Al S. Guavio Portiani Canonico del Duomo di Siena dedico l'anno MDLxxxvi. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by ... more
Print shows the Pope seated on throne slaying sheep being held by a monk, dead sheep at his feet, while two men burn at the stake in the background; with biblical verse above and below image. Title from item. I... more
Allegory of vanity (presumptuousness) showing five demon-like figures confronting a man and a woman wearing elaborate collars. Title from item. Andresen, 12 Hollstein, 13 Exhibited: Painted Prints : Renaissance... more
Print shows Madonna and Child with bishop kneeling beside them. After Alessandro Casolani. Dedication: Al Sig. Mutis Peui Nobile senese. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Prints and Photo... more
Print shows Jesus Christ struggling under the weight of the cross. After Alessandro Casolani. Dedication: Al Sig. Fabio Buonsignori Nobile senese. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Prints... more
Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Atlas sive Cosmographicae meditationes de fabrica mvndi et fabricati figvra. Dvisbvrgi Clivorvm :  Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Weste... more
Illus. in: De arte venandi cum avibus / Friedrich II, Emperor of Germany. Augustae Vindelicorum, Apud I. Praetorium, 1596. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library o... more
Print shows an assault on Jerba Island (Tunisia) by the Christian Alliance armada under the command of Andrea Doria and the arrival of the Turkish fleet; the Christian fleet retreats in advance of the Turks who... more
Print shows an interior view of a workshop with several men and boys engaged in the various activities involved in the etching, engraving, and printing of illustrations.
Print showing Jason wearing armor and holding sword in right hand, returning to his ship on the left with right arm raised and carrying the golden fleece over his left arm. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled... more
Print shows a group of men, a nursemaid and a housemaid admiring a "baby" which is actually a cat wrapped in swaddling. Text under image is satire of man, unable to father children, who thinks a cat is his child.
Print showing Psyche standing to the right with urns or incense burners on the ground at her feet, behind her and on the left are several women.
Allegorical print showing the nativity scene with the Magi presenting their offerings to the infant Jesus. Title from Graphic sampler / compiled by Renata V. Shaw, Prints and Photographs Division. Washington : ... more
Print showing two boats with several men in them, Jesus sitting at the stern of one is telling Simon to "launch out into the deep and led down your nets"; the men in the second boat have lowered their nets. Tit... more
Print shows Jesus sitting at one end of a table at which others are seated. He talks to Simon while another person washes his feet.