Contains 11 Results:
Postcards illustrating Alexander Nikolayevich Afanasiev's The Humpbacked Horse, inspired by illustrator Ivan Yakovlevich Bilibin, published by Rishar, approximately 1900
Series — Box: 1 , Folder: 9, item: 3
Scope and Contents This series includes 29 postcards, which were published by Rishar publishing house (likely publisher Izdanie Rishar of St. Petersburg), with illustrations depicting folklorist Alexander Nikolayevich Afanasiev's version of The Humpbacked Horse, a Russian folktale. The images were either illustrated by or influenced by Ivan Yakovlevich Bilibin, the illustrator for Afanasiev's canonical Russian Fairy Tales collection. The cards were published in approximately 1900.
Series — Box: 1 , Folder: 9, item: 1
Scope and Contents This collection of postcards features full-color illustrations, predominantly of Russian folk tale scenes, traditional dress, or a reproduction of artwork from the era. A larger number of cards were published or sold by the Russian Society of the Red Cross (also known as the Russian Red Cross Society and similar variations), as the insignia of the organization is printed on them. The postcards date from approximately 1900 to 1930s.
Postcards depicting The Little Humpbacked Horse (Konyok-Gorbunok) by Pyotr Pavlovich Yershov, early 1900s
Series — Box: 1 , Folder: 9, item: 2
Scope and Contents This series of cards in this collection was inspired by the 1834 fairy tale poem, The Little Humpbacked Horse ('Konyok-Gorbunok' in Russian), written by Pyotr Pavlovich Yershov, which in turn was inspired by the Russian fairy tale, Tsarevitch Ivan, the Fire Bird and the Gray Wolf. These cards were published sometime in the early 1900s.
Series — Box: 1 , Folder: 1
Overview Sarah L. Hawkes (1844-1899) was the daughter of Winslow and Lydia McLellan Hawkes and the grand-daughter of General James McLellan (1777-1854), a prominent Bath, Maine merchant and shipbuilder. The collection consists of a Civil War period autograph album with autographs that span 1860 to 1877.
Collection — Box: 1 , Folder: 3
Overview Copied from the dealer's description: "Beige cloth over boards with “CASH” stamped in black on upper board; pp. 150, featuring handwritten poems, newspaper and magazine clippings, photographs, pressed leaves, locks of hair, and quite a few kisses with bright red lipstick. A few spots of soiling on boards; spine tips and corners just a touch frayed. Internally clean, though a few things have come un-glued, been covered over, or torn away – all lending the impression that this one-of-a-kind...
Collection — Box: 1 , Folder: 5
Overview Copied from dealer description: "An insightful and favorable review by Galantiere, of the T.S. Eliot 1930 translation of "Anabase," a poem by Saint-John Perse. Galantiere is known for his translation of major works by Antoine de Saint-Exupery. Written by Saint-John Perse, "Anabase" was published in French in 1925."
Collection — Box: 1 , Folder: 6
Overview Wilbert E. "Bill" Locklin served as Vice President and Assistant (?) to President Milton Eisenhower. This colleciton includes correspondence and reports reflecting university business, 1965-1976, including copies of letters sent to President Milton S. Eisenhower and two handbooks: "An Experimental Approach to English" and "The Undergraduate at Johns Hopkins."
Collection — Box: 1 , Folder: 7
Overview Marriage application of a man named Johns Hopkins (not the University's founder), dated 1797. The identity of this Johns Hopkins has not been verified. It is not the founder of Johns Hopkins University. Please see acquisitions correspondence for more information.
Collection — Box: 1 , Folder: 8
Overview Invitations and announcements to Surrealist artist exhibitions, 1947-1976, featuring Camille Bryen, Rene Crevel, Salvador Dali, Max Ernst, Leonor Fini, Wilfredo Lam, Rene Magritte, and other painters.
Collection — Box: 1 , Folder: 2