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Background imageLiterature & theater Collection: Beowulf manuscript page

Beowulf manuscript page
Page from the Old English manuscript of " Beowulf" in the British Museum. Woodcut reproduction with a watercolor wash

Background imageLiterature & theater Collection: Lindisfarne Gospels page

Lindisfarne Gospels page
Beginning of the Book of Luke, Lindisfarne Gospels, 1100s. Hand-colored woodcut reproduction

Background imageLiterature & theater Collection: Actors on stage in the days of Shakespeare

Actors on stage in the days of Shakespeare
Theatrical performance in the days of Shakespeare. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageLiterature & theater Collection: Robert Burns character Tam O Shanter

Robert Burns character Tam O Shanter
Tam O Shanter chased by a witch, from a poem by Robert Burns. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a John Faed illustration

Background imageLiterature & theater Collection: Scribe copying manuscripts in the Middle Ages

Scribe copying manuscripts in the Middle Ages
Medieval scribe writing at a desk, surrounded by open manuscripts. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageLiterature & theater Collection: Book of Kells illustration of St. Matthew

Book of Kells illustration of St. Matthew
Saint Matthew, an illuminated manuscript page from the Book of Kells, 8th or 9th century AD. Printed color reproduction of the document

Background imageLiterature & theater Collection: Dante

Dante
Renaissance poet Dante Aligheri crowned with laurel. Digitally colored engraving

Background imageLiterature & theater Collection: Immanuel Kant

Immanuel Kant
Portrait of Immanuel Kant. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageLiterature & theater Collection: Hegel

Hegel
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel. Digitally colored halftone reproduction of a painting by Selbers

Background imageLiterature & theater Collection: Nietzsche

Nietzsche
Friedrich Nietzsche. Digitally colored woodcut

Background imageLiterature & theater Collection: La Fontaine, Moliere, Racine, and other French writers, 1600s

La Fontaine, Moliere, Racine, and other French writers, 1600s
Conversation among French authors La Fontaine, Boileau, Moliere, and Racine. Hand-colored woodcut reproduction of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageLiterature & theater Collection: Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon
Portrait of English scholar Francis Bacon. Hand-colored engraving of a painting by Honbraken, 1738

Background imageLiterature & theater Collection: PSOC2A-00001

PSOC2A-00001
Adam Smith. Hand-colored engraving of a portrait

Background imageLiterature & theater Collection: PBLA2D-00010

PBLA2D-00010
Quill pen in the hand of the Phyllis Wheatley statue, Boston Womens Memorial. Digital photograph

Background imageLiterature & theater Collection: Gutenberg Bible page

Gutenberg Bible page
Page of the Gutenburg Bible. Color lithograph reproduction of the document

Background imageLiterature & theater Collection: David Hume

David Hume
Philosopher David Hume. Digitally colored steel engraving

Background imageLiterature & theater Collection: New England Primer page

New England Primer page
Lesson page in the New England Primer, edition of about 1811. Woodcut reproduction with a watercolor wash

Background imageLiterature & theater Collection: Philadelphia colonist reading in the old library, 1700s

Philadelphia colonist reading in the old library, 1700s
Colonial book-worm in the old Philadelphia library, 1700s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageLiterature & theater Collection: PLIT2A-00051

PLIT2A-00051
Title page of Francis Bacons " Advancement of Learning, " 1633. Woodcut reproduction with a watercolor wash

Background imageLiterature & theater Collection: Charles Dickens writing

Charles Dickens writing
Charles Dickens at his writing desk. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageLiterature & theater Collection: PLIT2A-00107

PLIT2A-00107
Pilgrims embarking on their journey in Chaucers Canterbury Tales. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of an illustration

Background imageLiterature & theater Collection: Poet Robert Burns

Poet Robert Burns
Robert Burns, with his autograph. Hand-colored woodcut reproduction of a painting

Background imageLiterature & theater Collection: PSOC2A-00005

PSOC2A-00005
Karl Marx. Hand-colored photogravure reproduction of a 19th-century photograph

Background imageLiterature & theater Collection: Wealthy opera-goers, 1900

Wealthy opera-goers, 1900
Upperclass family at the opera in their box seats, circa 1900. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a Louis Loeb illustration

Background imageLiterature & theater Collection: Puss-in-Boots

Puss-in-Boots. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageLiterature & theater Collection: PANC2A-00033

PANC2A-00033
A manuscript of Demosthenes copied by hand in the tenth century. Color lithograph reproduction, 19th century

Background imageLiterature & theater Collection: PLIT2A-00110

PLIT2A-00110
First edition title page of Whitmans " Leaves of Grass, " 1855. Hand-colored woodcut

Background imageLiterature & theater Collection: PLIT2A-00045

PLIT2A-00045
Title page of the 1605 " Hamlet" by William Shakespeare. Woodcut reproduction with a watercolor wash

Background imageLiterature & theater 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 imageLiterature & theater Collection: Edgar Allen Poe

Edgar Allen Poe. Engraved reproduction of a 19th-century daguerrotype

Background imageLiterature & theater Collection: Scarlet Letter protagonist Hester Prynne

Scarlet Letter protagonist Hester Prynne
Hester Prynne and her daughter Pearl, from Hawthornes " The Scarlet Letter". Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageLiterature & theater Collection: Daniel Defoe

Daniel Defoe, author of " Robinson Crusoe." Digitally colored engraving of a portrait

Background imageLiterature & theater Collection: Harriet Beecher Stowe

Harriet Beecher Stowe in 1853, with her signature. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a drawing by George Richardson

Background imageLiterature & theater Collection: Mystery play performed in medieval Coventry, England

Mystery play performed in medieval Coventry, England
Coventry Mystery performance in the 1400s or 1500s, England. Hand-colored 19th-century woodcut reproduction of an earlier illustration

Background imageLiterature & theater Collection: Writing with a quill pen

Writing with a quill pen
Scholar using a quill pen. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageLiterature & theater Collection: Jane Austin

Jane Austin
Portrait of Jane Austin, English novelist. Hand-colored engraving

Background imageLiterature & theater Collection: Theatrical performance in ancient Athens

Theatrical performance in ancient Athens
Performance at the Theatre of Dionysos in Athens, ancient Greece. Hand-colored engraving of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageLiterature & theater Collection: Sleeping Beauty

Sleeping Beauty, from a Berlin edition of Grimms Fairy Tales, 1865. Antique hand-colored illustration

Background imageLiterature & theater Collection: Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson portrait, standing. Hand-colored engraving of a 19th-century portait

Background imageLiterature & theater Collection: PLIT2A-00106

PLIT2A-00106
Alexandre Dumass Three Musketeers in a sword-fight. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageLiterature & theater Collection: Rabelais

Rabelais
Portrait of Francois Rabelais. Hand-colored reproduction of a portrait

Background imageLiterature & theater Collection: Hans Christian Andersen

Hans Christian Andersen
Portrait of author Hans Christian Andersen. Digitally colored woodcut of a 19th-century portrait

Background imageLiterature & theater Collection: Robert Burns site Tam O Shanter Tavern

Robert Burns site Tam O Shanter Tavern
Tam O Shanter Tavern of poems by Robert Burns. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageLiterature & theater Collection: Robert Burns character Tam O Shanter

Robert Burns character Tam O Shanter
Tam O Shanter about to ride, from a poem by Robert Burns. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a 19th-century John Faed illustration

Background imageLiterature & theater Collection: Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson. Hand-colored engraving of an 18th-century portrait

Background imageLiterature & theater Collection: Latin grammar page from Gutenbergs press

Latin grammar page from Gutenbergs press
Page of the " Grammaire Latine" by Donatus, published by Gutenberg. Woodcut with a watercolor wash

Background imageLiterature & theater Collection: Malthus

Malthus
Economist Thomas Malthus. Digitally colored woodcut

Background imageLiterature & theater Collection: Theatrical performance in the time of Shakespeare

Theatrical performance in the time of Shakespeare
View of the old stage and balcony in an Elizabethan theater. Hand-colored 19th-century woodcut reproduction of an earlier illustration



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