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Background imageHome Collection: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Transformation of Dr Jekyll into Mr Hyde, a scene from Robert Louis Stevensons novel. Hand-colored engraving of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageHome Collection: Mother getting her daughter dressed, early 1900s

Mother getting her daughter dressed, early 1900s
Mother putting on her daughters socks and shoes, a morning ritual, early 1900s. Printed color halftone of Jessie Willcox Smith illustration

Background imageHome Collection: Churning milk to make butter

Churning milk to make butter
Girl working a churn on a spring morning. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageHome Collection: HSET2A-00122

HSET2A-00122
Pioneer clearing land around his log cabin. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageHome Collection: Carolina colonist refusing to pay taxes, 1700s

Carolina colonist refusing to pay taxes, 1700s
Tax-collector beaten off by an angry Carolina colonist. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century Darley illustration

Background imageHome Collection: Backyard carnival, 1800s

Backyard carnival, 1800s
Children putting on a circus in the backyarrd, 1800s. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageHome Collection: Medieval dining room

Medieval dining room
Dining table of a lady of quality, 1400s. Printed color lithograph reproduction of a miniature from a French manuscript, Renaud de Montauban

Background imageHome Collection: Native Hawaiian village on Kauai, 1800s

Native Hawaiian village on Kauai, 1800s
Hawaiian huts of Waimea on Kauai Island, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageHome Collection: PPRE2A-00102

PPRE2A-00102
Abe Lincoln as a boy reading by firelight in his familys cabin. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageHome Collection: Cades Cove log cabin, Tennessee

Cades Cove log cabin, Tennessee
Log cabin of John Oliver, built in the 1820s, Great Smokey Mountains National Park, Tennessee. Photograph

Background imageHome Collection: NATI2D-00054

NATI2D-00054
Cliff Palace at Mesa Verde National Park, Anasazi/Ancestral Puebloan ruins, Colorado. Digital photograph

Background imageHome Collection: Passover ritual as begun in ancient Egypt

Passover ritual as begun in ancient Egypt
Jewish family marking their home with lambs blood for the first Passover. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageHome Collection: NATI2A-00016

NATI2A-00016
Earth lodge of the Omaha tribe, Great Plains, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageHome Collection: Warwick Castle

Warwick Castle
Norman castle in Warwick on the Avon, England. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageHome Collection: Colonists arrival at Jamestown, Virginia, 1607

Colonists arrival at Jamestown, Virginia, 1607
First settlers building Jamestown, Virginia Colony, 1607. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageHome Collection: Women of ancient Greece

Women of ancient Greece
Ancient Greek women and a priestess (background). Antique hand-colored print

Background imageHome Collection: Sioux tepee of buffalo-hide

Sioux tepee of buffalo-hide
Tipi made of buffalo hide sewn with sinew in the traditional way, Wicoti Living History Lakota Encampment, Black Hills, SD. Digital photograph

Background imageHome Collection: Italian cooks preparing a meal, 1500s

Italian cooks preparing a meal, 1500s
Cooks preparing food in an Italian kitchen, 1500s. Hand-colored 19th-century woodcut reproduction of an earlier illustration

Background imageHome Collection: Hawaiians in the mid-1800s

Hawaiians in the mid-1800s
Diamond Head and Waikiki in the Hawaiian Islands, 1870s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageHome Collection: New Amsterdam canal, 1600s

New Amsterdam canal, 1600s
Dutch colonists using the canal in Broad Street, New Amsterdam, 1600s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageHome Collection: Swedish colonists on the Delaware River

Swedish colonists on the Delaware River
Swedes Church and house of Sven Sener on the Delaware River, colonial Pennsylvania. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageHome Collection: Lighting the gas lamps for a dinner party, 1800s

Lighting the gas lamps for a dinner party, 1800s
Guests awaiting the return of gas-light during a Christmas dinner-party, New York City, 1870s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th century illustration

Background imageHome Collection: Slave couple marrying by jumping over a broom

Slave couple marrying by jumping over a broom
Broomstick wedding ceremony of African-American slaves, from an eyewitness before the Civil War. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageHome Collection: Roman villa

Roman villa
Villa of a wealthy citizen of ancient Rome. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageHome Collection: Cecil Rhodes in South Africa, 1900

Cecil Rhodes in South Africa, 1900
Cecil John Rhodes, British colonial administrator, on his verandah near Cape Town, South Africa, c. 1900. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a photograph

Background imageHome Collection: Plymouth Colony in 1622

Plymouth Colony in 1622
The tiny settlement of Pilgrims at Plymouth by 1622. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageHome Collection: Colonial house at Charles Towne Landing, South Carolina

Colonial house at Charles Towne Landing, South Carolina
Reconstructed colonial home at Charles Towne Landing Historic Site, South Carolina. Digital photograph

Background imageHome Collection: Anasazi / Ancestral Puebloan cliff-dwelling, Betatakin

Anasazi / Ancestral Puebloan cliff-dwelling, Betatakin
Betatakin, a cliff-dwelling of the Anasazi/Ancestral Puebloans, circa 1250-1300 AD, within Navajo National Monument, Arizona. Photograph

Background imageHome Collection: Wolf near a snowy log cabin

Wolf near a snowy log cabin
Wolf loping past a log cabin in the snow. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century A.B. Frost illustration

Background imageHome Collection: Erie Canal boats wintering in New York harbor

Erie Canal boats wintering in New York harbor
Erie Canal boats anchored for the winter at the East River docks, New York City, 1880s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageHome Collection: Log cabin in Vermont

Log cabin in Vermont
Hyde log cabin, built in 1783, Grand Isle, Vermont. Photograph

Background imageHome Collection: Danish immigrant homestead, Old World Wisconsin

Danish immigrant homestead, Old World Wisconsin
Pedersen Farm, homestead of Danish immigrants preserved at Old World Wisconsin, Eagle, Wisconsin. Photograph

Background imageHome Collection: Casa Grande, Hohokam ruins, Arizona

Casa Grande, Hohokam ruins, Arizona
Doorway of Casa Grande, the remains of an ancient Hohokam farming village in central Arizona. Digital photograh

Background imageHome Collection: Taos Pueblo, 1800s

Taos Pueblo, 1800s
Pueblo of Taos, on the Rio Pueblo de Taos, in New Mexico, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageHome Collection: Omaha Indian village of tipis

Omaha Indian village of tipis
Part of the hoo-thu-ga, a circle of dwellings of the Omaha tribe. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageHome Collection: Papua, New Guinea, native village

Papua, New Guinea, native village
Native village on Humboldt Bay, Papua, New Guinea, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageHome Collection: GATL2A-00033

GATL2A-00033
Jamaican plantation houses from a roadside, 1880s. Hand-colored halftone of a 19th-century Howard Pyle illustration

Background imageHome Collection: NATL2A-00002

NATL2A-00002
Street in Aztec Tenochtitian (reconstruction). Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageHome Collection: Sailing ships in the Spice Islands

Sailing ships in the Spice Islands
Volcano on Tidore in the Moluccas, seen from the neighboring island of Ternate, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageHome Collection: Vapor trailing from Mt. Mayon, Philippines

Vapor trailing from Mt. Mayon, Philippines
Native village beneath the volcanic cone of Mount Mayon, in the Philippines, circa 1890. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageHome Collection: Tea-time, England, 1880s

Tea-time, England, 1880s
Upperclass family enjoying afternoon tea in a hothouse, England, 1880s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageHome Collection: Maple syrup on homemade pancakes

Maple syrup on homemade pancakes
Pancakes and strawberries with homemade maple syrup for breakfast. Photograph

Background imageHome Collection: HOUS2A-00141

HOUS2A-00141
French-Canadian woman baking bread in an outdoor oven, circa 1900. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a turn-of-the-century illustration

Background imageHome Collection: Slave cabin where Booker T. Washington was born

Slave cabin where Booker T. Washington was born
Slave cabin birthplace of Booker T. Washington, Burroughs tobacco plantation, Virginia. Photograph

Background imageHome Collection: Home in ancient Rome

Home in ancient Rome
Roman house, viewed from the atrium through the tablinumin to the peristyle and a garden. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageHome Collection: Roman ladies and a slave girl

Roman ladies and a slave girl
Roman ladies and their slave girl. Antique hand-colored print

Background imageHome Collection: GAFR2A-00051

GAFR2A-00051
Zulu mother and child by their hut, Natal, South Africa. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageHome Collection: NATI2A-00181

NATI2A-00181
Apaches receiving beef rations from Indian agents at San Carlos Reservation, Arizona, 1890s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century Frederic Remington illustration



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