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Broadside ballad, Ephemera, Woodcut, Illustration, Image
The cruel ‘shrew’, as depicted in this ballad, was a sexist stereotype in 16th- and 17th-century England. At that time, ...
Print, Engraving, Illustration, Image
This is an image of the ancient Greek philosopher Plato (c.429 –347 BC), whose text The Symposium informs the themes of ...
Friendship album, Book, Quarto, Manuscript, Illustration, Image
These are illustrations from the friendship album of the student Gervasius Fabricius zu Klesheim of Salzburg, and others...
Manuscript, Drawing, Illustration, Image
This handwritten volume, known as the Newcastle Manuscript, is an anthology of verse and prose made for Sir William Cave...