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0057552
ST. VALENTINE (3rd CENTURY).
Name of two Christian martyrs, one a Roman priest and physician, the other bishop of Turni. Woodcut, German, 1493.
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0060498
ELIZABETH ST. MICHEL PEPYS
(1640-1669). Wife of the English diarist, Samuel Pepys. Elizabeth Pepys as St. Catherine, holding a palm frond. Stipple engraving, 1828, after a lost portrait by John Hayls, 1666.
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0130873
ROMAN MOSAIC: ATHLETES.
Roman mosaic of athletes, including (upper left) a boxer wearing caestus, from the Baths of Caracalla, 3rd century A.D.
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0103697
CUBA: PLANTATION WORKERS.
A group of elderly black workers in front of a palm frond house on a sugar plantation in Cuba. Photographed by Josť Gomez de la Carrera in 1886, the year slavery in Cuba was abolished.
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0162688
WORLD WAR II: PEARL HARBOR.
The American destroyer USS Shaw exploding in the dry dock during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, 7 December 1941.
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0126428
SICILY: ROMAN MOSAIC.
Roman mosaic of women gymnasts in bikinis, from the Villa Romana del Casale, Piazza Armerina, Sicily, 4th century A.D. Photograph, 1995. Full credit: Promnitz - ullstein bild / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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0130714
ROMAN RELIEF: EAGLE.
Roman cameo depicting an eagle, symbolizing the power of Rome. Two-layered onyx, late 1st century B.C., in gilt silver frame crafted in Milan, 16th century.
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0019917
GIORDANO: ST. JANUARIUS.
Oil on canvas, c1690, by Luca Giordano. RESTRICTED OUTSIDE US.
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0130870
ROMAN MOSAIC: ATHLETES.
Roman mosaic of athletes and (lower right) the judge of a sporting contest, from the Baths of Caracalla, 3rd century A.D.
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0130875
ROMAN MOSAIC: ATHLETES.
Roman mosaic of athletes from the Baths of Caracalla, 3rd century A.D.
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0161455
TOUR DE FRANCE, 1953.
Cyclists in Saint Frond during the Tour de France race, 6 July 1953. Full credit: AGIP - Rue des Archives / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.†
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0130866
ROMAN MOSAIC: GYMNASTS.
A group of women gymnasts wearing bikinis and exercising. Roman mosaic from the Villa Romana del Casale, Piazza Armerina, Sicily, 4th century A.D.
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0130871
ROMAN MOSAIC: ATHLETES.
Roman mosaic of athletes from the Baths of Caracalla, 3rd century A.D.
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0130872
ROMAN MOSAIC: ATHLETES.
Roman mosaic of athletes, including (upper left) a boxer wearing caestus, from the Baths of Caracalla, 3rd century A.D.
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0274941
ARCHAEOLOGY.
Mosaic of the Attic Legend depicting Winged Victory collecting the votes in the ballot, on the left Athena. Roman Civilization, 3rd Century. Full Credit: DEA / G. DAGLI ORTI / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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0281461
ARCHAEOLOGY.
Mosaic of the Ten Maidens, Villa Romana del Casale (UNESCO World Heritage, 1997), Piazza Armerina, Sicily. Roman Civilization, 4th Century. Full Credit: DEA / G. DAGLI ORTI / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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0256012
NEAR LACOMBE, LOUISIANA, USA.
A Choctaw Indian woman makes baskets from palmetto leaves. Edwin L. Wisherd.
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0257052
ARTWORK.
Painting of a walking-fern, Camptosorus rhizophyllus. E.J. Geske.
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0281460
ARCHAEOLOGY.
Coronation of the Winner, detail from the mosaic of the Ten Maidens. Villa Romana del Casale (UNESCO World Heritage, 1997), Piazza Armerina, Sicily. Roman Civilization, 4th Century. Full Credit: DEA / G. DAGLI ORTI / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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0281459
ARCHAEOLOGY.
Coronation of the Winner, detail from the mosaic of the Ten Maidens. Villa Romana del Casale (UNESCO World Heritage, 1997), Piazza Armerina, Sicily. Roman Civilization, 4th Century. Full Credit: DEA / G. DAGLI ORTI / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.