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Sunbonnet

Description: Sunbonnet of tan and blue braided straw. The hat has a wired brim and a grayish-white silk lining. It is trimmed in tan silk ribbon, and the bavolet, or back panel which shades the neck, is composed of brown, brick red, tan and blue striped cotton fabric. The ties are of brown silk taffeta and are attached to lower edge of brim with a herringbone stitch. The TFC thanks Rebecca Jumper Matheson for her research on this object.
Date: 1830/1839
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Aaron

Description: Biography of Aaron, first High Priest of Israel. Written for children, with an emphasis on submission to God's will. Bound in illustrated wrappers.
Date: 1853/1857
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

N. W. Ayer & Son's American Newspaper Annual: containing a Catalogue of American Newspapers, a List of All Newspapers of the United States and Canada, 1893-1894, Volume 1

Description: American Newspaper Annual contains lists of newspaper publications (listed by counties) with census information, natural features and chief products. Continued in Volume 2. Additional information includes how to obtain an estimate, table of abbreviations, and class publications. Index to Advertisements begins on page 1473, in Volume 2.
Date: 1893
Creator: N. W. Ayer & Son
Partner: UNT Libraries

N. W. Ayer & Son's American Newspaper Annual: containing a Catalogue of American Newspapers, a List of All Newspapers of the United States and Canada, 1893-1894, Volume 2

Description: American Newspaper Annual contains lists of newspaper publications (listed by counties) with census information, natural features and chief products. Continued from Volume 1. Additional information includes how to obtain an estimate, table of abbreviations, and class publications. Index to Advertisements begins on page 1473.
Date: 1893
Creator: N. W. Ayer & Son
Partner: UNT Libraries

The Federal Reporter. Volume 70 Cases Argued and Determined in the Circuit Courts of Appeals and Circuit and District Courts of the United States. November, 1895-January, 1896.

Description: The Federal Reporter contains the text of decisions and commentary regarding cases tried in circuit and district courts throughout the United States. The opinions printed in the volumes include both written statements and oral comments transcribed for publication. Index of cases starts on page vii.
Date: 1895
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Jeannot et Colin

Description: This is a ca. 1857 copy of the libretto of Jeannot et Colin, an opera by Charles Etienne with music by Nicolo Isouard. The opera premiered in Paris at the theater of the Opéra-Comique on 17 October 1814. The expressive melodies of the opera as well as its performers ensured its success. The opera was staged again on 14 October 1857. The first page of the library's copy contain the names of the performers that participated in both productions.
Date: 1857
Creator: Etienne, Charles Guillaume, 1777-1845.
Partner: UNT Music Library

Thistle

Description: No Description Available.
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Date: 1898/1907
Creator: Lincoln, Edwin Hale
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Untitled (Sprinter)

Description: No Description Available.
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Date: 1890~/1900~
Creator: Marey, Jules Etienne & Demeny, Georges
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Les deux journées

Description: Vocal score of Luigi Cherubini's rescue opera "Les deux journées" (also known by the title, The water carrier) to a libretto by Jean-Nicolas Bouilly. The first performance took place in Paris at Théâtre Feydeau on January 16, 1800 followed by 56 performance during that year. Les deux journées remained in the international repertory of operas for most of the 19th century. The piano reduction contains the text in French and German.
Date: 1800~
Creator: Cherubini, Luigi, 1760-1842.
Partner: UNT Music Library

Variations brillantes sur la cavatine favorite Aurora sorgerai

Description: This is a digital copy of the ca. 1830 edition of Henri Herz's Brilliant variations for the piano forte on the cavatina "Aurora che sorcerai" from Rossini's two-act melodrama "La donna del lago," (i.e., The lady of the lake). The library's copy is part of a bound collection of piano music by variopus nineteenth-century composers. The pianist, and Herz's friend, Franz Hünten adapted several passages of the music to suit the range of the contemporaneous piano fortes. A note on the t.p. indicates that "Mrs. [Lucy] Anderson had the distinguished honor of performing this piece before their Majesties at Brighton." Plate no. 476.
Date: 1830?
Creator: Herz, Henri, 1803-1888.
Partner: UNT Music Library

Shoes

Description: Pair of shoes of white silk damask with embroidery in green, blue, and pink. Around throat and upper edge is band of green embroidered pine cones(?)and scallop band. At toe is embroidered blossom in pale pink and blue, with trailing branches in greens with leaves in greens and buds in pinks and butterflies in greens, pinks, and browns. Along sides are similar embroidered branches, leaves, buds, and blossoms. Throatline of shoe with black banding. At point of throat is applied 3-dimensional flower of silk ribbon. Inner sole of dark tan leather, insides of shoes lined with pink/beige silk(?). Soles of leather, with built-up or stacked 1 1/4" (3cm) modified louis or opera heels. Stamped inside shoes in red are various marks in Chinese(?), and maker's mark, which is mostly illegible. Shoes are of the type called "straight lasts" in western society - no differentiation between left and right shoe.
Date: 1895~
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Nineteenth-century Replica of Gargoyle on the Balustrade of the Grande Galerie, Notre Dame Cathedral

Description: The gargoyle is situated on the exterior of the cathedral. The sculpted creature leans on the railing and overlooks the city.
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Date: 1850~/1879~
Creator: Viollet-le-Duc, Eugène Emmanuel
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Bag

Description: Handbag for afternoon or evening use. Frame of simulated tortoiseshell, carved and with openwork, with ball/snap closure and chain. Body of bag is of beige fabric with multi-colored petit-point embroidery of a bouquet of flowers. Floral motif on bag in grey, greens, blues, pinks and rose. Lined in rose ribbed silk, and contains a change purse and mirror. French or English in origin.
Date: 1880/1920
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Revere Beach

Description: No Description Available.
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Date: 1896~
Creator: Prendergast, Maurice Brazil
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Samuel Griffin

Description: Portrait of a man seated at a table.
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Date: 1809~
Creator: Dunlap, William
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

The Prodigal Son

Description: No Description Available.
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Date: 1879~
Creator: Puvis de Chavannes, Pierre
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Saul : Oratorium

Description: This is ca. 1820 vocal score of Handel's oratorio Saul. The orchestra reduction for piano is credited to J.F. [Johann Friedrich] Naue. The hand-written date 1738 that appears at the top of the t.p. underneath Saul corresponds to the year when Handel composed the oratorio. The music parts for the soloists (soprano alto tenor, bass) and the chorus appear at the top of the piano reduction staff.
Date: 1820?
Creator: Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759
Partner: UNT Music Library