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Background imageScroll Collection: Jewish Scroll Ms

Jewish Scroll Ms
A carved Esther scroll case depicting the story of Purim. This is a Jewish manuscript from Eastern Europe

Background imageScroll Collection: A Chartist party, 1843

A Chartist party, 1843
Chartists attempte to force their giant charter through parliament. 1843

Background imageScroll Collection: Veiled Egyptian Woman - Cairo

Veiled Egyptian Woman - Cairo. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageScroll Collection: Japanese girl practising calligraphy

Japanese girl practising calligraphy Date: 1909

Background imageScroll Collection: Suffragette Votes for Women Christmas Card

Suffragette Votes for Women Christmas Card. Tabby cat with a feather in its hat, ribbon badge and satchel, holds a Vote for Women scroll

Background imageScroll Collection: A pair of Angels

A pair of Angels
A very beautiful chromolithographic postcard depicting a pair of angels, one bowed in prayer and one holding a long thin scroll. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageScroll Collection: The Torah scroll. It contains the Pentateuch (Five Books of

The Torah scroll. It contains the Pentateuch (Five Books of
The Torah scroll is regarded as the holiest object in the synagogue. Contains the Pentateuch (Five Books of Moses). Israel Museum. Jerusalem

Background imageScroll Collection: Ara Pacis Augustae. Scrolling acanthus relief

Ara Pacis Augustae. Scrolling acanthus relief
Roman Art. Italy. Ara Pacis Augustae. Dated 13 BC. Scrolling acanthus relief. Museum of the Ara Pacis. Rome. Italy

Background imageScroll Collection: John Bacon (The Younger)

John Bacon (The Younger)
JOHN BACON (THE YOUNGER) English Sculptor. Date: 1777 - 1859

Background imageScroll Collection: Ancient Greek Bookseller

Ancient Greek Bookseller
An ancient Greek travelling bookseller holds up a scroll and has more scrolls in the basket at his feet

Background imageScroll Collection: Ancient Jewish scrolls in Jerusalem

Ancient Jewish scrolls in Jerusalem, thought to be the oldest Pentateuch manuscript

Background imageScroll Collection: Zoe Porphyrogenita (978-1050). Mosaic

Zoe Porphyrogenita (978-1050). Mosaic
Zoe Porphyrogenita (978-1050). Byzantine empress. Mosaic of the South Gallery. Hagia Sophia. Istanbul. Turkey

Background imageScroll Collection: Maruyama Okyo - Woman sitting on an Elephants back

Maruyama Okyo - Woman sitting on an Elephants back
Reproduction of a painting on a Japanese hanging scroll by Maruyama Okyo (1733-1795), depicting a woman sitting on an Elephants back. Date: late 18th century

Background imageScroll Collection: Model in outdoor setting with teddy bear coat

Model in outdoor setting with teddy bear coat
Glamorous model in outdoor setting with teddy bear coat with matching fur hat and fur collar. Date: circa late 1950s

Background imageScroll Collection: Bookseller and Author

Bookseller and Author Date: early 19th century

Background imageScroll Collection: Gothic Scroll Designs

Gothic Scroll Designs
A lithographic plate produced by Day and Sons, showing some different designs for scrolls in the gothic style. Date: circa 1855

Background imageScroll Collection: Eagle Star British Dominions Insurance Advert

Eagle Star British Dominions Insurance Advert
An advertisement illustration for the Eagle Star & British Dominions Insurance Company Ltd, showing a fine tudor house, with a large scroll placed over it, bearing the words

Background imageScroll Collection: RMS Titanic - Maria Robinson's gold memorial medal

RMS Titanic - Maria Robinson's gold memorial medal
RMS Titanic - property of Maria Robinson, fiancee of Wallace Hartley, bandleader and violinist, who died in the disaster. A 9 carat gold round medallion, unnamed, with hallmarks for Birmingham 1912

Background imageScroll Collection: The Old Treasury, Lang Street, Sydney

The Old Treasury, Lang Street, Sydney
Photograph showing The Old Treasury, in Lang Street, Sydney. The building in shot has a large porches, fronted with pillars with scroll decoration. Date: circa 1922

Background imageScroll Collection: Ind Coope Allsopp Pale Ale (Scroll)

Ind Coope Allsopp Pale Ale (Scroll)

Background imageScroll Collection: Statue of Alfred the Great, Wantage, Oxfordshire

Statue of Alfred the Great, Wantage, Oxfordshire. Date: 1880

Background imageScroll Collection: Egyptian art. Fragment of a papyrus with hieroglyphic writin

Egyptian art. Fragment of a papyrus with hieroglyphic writing. Egyptian Museum of Turin. Italy

Background imageScroll Collection: Memorial Scroll and letter - 2nd Lt Edward James Knight

Memorial Scroll and letter - 2nd Lt Edward James Knight
Memorial Scroll and letter commemorating the death of 2nd Lieutenant Edward James Knight, 7th Battalion, attached 10th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers, died 12th May 1917

Background imageScroll Collection: Edinburgh University, bust of Demosthenes

Edinburgh University, bust of Demosthenes Date: 19th century

Background imageScroll Collection: Public library of Sultan Abdul Hamid I, 1787

Public library of Sultan Abdul Hamid I, 1787
Public library of Abdul Hamid I, Sultan of the Ottoman Empire, 1773-1789. Scholars in turbans reading books and scrolls in a carpeted libary surrounded by bookcases. Biblioteca di Abdul-Hamid

Background imageScroll Collection: View of the Laleli Mosque or Tulip Mosque, Istanbul

View of the Laleli Mosque or Tulip Mosque, Istanbul. Built by Sultan Mustafa III in the 18th century with large dome and two minarets. Moschea Lalely

Background imageScroll Collection: Etruscan marble urn and mirror

Etruscan marble urn and mirror
Ancient Etruscan marble urn showing a regal throne 1, and Etruscan mirror depicting Eris, Menrfa in helmet, Hercules with club and lionskin, and Thetis 2. Urna marmorea rappresentante un trono

Background imageScroll Collection: Etruscan cavalry and warriors at the siege of Thebes

Etruscan cavalry and warriors at the siege of Thebes. They throw lances and human heads at the Greek defenders The cavalry wears body armour or lorica. Cavalieri con lorica

Background imageScroll Collection: Woman from Cairo - Veiled

Woman from Cairo - Veiled Date: circa 1908

Background imageScroll Collection: John Milton, English poet, writer and civil servant

John Milton, English poet, writer and civil servant
John Milton (1608 - 1674), English poet, writer and civil servant. Portrait with associated locations -- Ludlow Castle (top left), Chalfont (top right), Christs College Cambridge (lower left)

Background imageScroll Collection: Animal imitators, 14th century

Animal imitators, 14th century
Performers imitating animals in the 14th century: man with pipe and tabor dancing with a man in stag costume; man with dancing dog, man with stick receiving a scroll from a boy with a dogs head

Background imageScroll Collection: Plaque showing Vitruvian scroll and birds nest

Plaque showing Vitruvian scroll and birds nest. Chromolithograph drawn by Grivell and lithographed by Parrot et Co. from Frederick Rathbones Old Wedgwood

Background imageScroll Collection: Long plaque with scroll of convolvulus foliage

Long plaque with scroll of convolvulus foliage
Long plaque with scroll of bindweed or convolvulus foliage. Chromolithograph drawn by Grivell and lithographed by Parrot et Co

Background imageScroll Collection: Pitcher by Bernard Palissy, potter from Saintes

Pitcher by Bernard Palissy, potter from Saintes, Charente, 16th century. With helmet spout, scroll handle, sun emblem, mythical scene, and floral pattern. Now in the Victoria Albert Museum

Background imageScroll Collection: Frontispiece with skull, hourglass and sacred heart

Frontispiece with skull, hourglass and sacred heart
Frontispiece of noble man and woman in 16th century Swiss costume standing beside an allegorical escutcheon with skull, helmet, Times hourglass, skeleton and sacred heart. Mortalium Nobilitas

Background imageScroll Collection: Calliope, muse of epic poetry

Calliope, muse of epic poetry, holding a scroll and wearing a wreath of ivy. Copperplate engraving by Tommaso Piroli from his Antiquities of Herculaneum (Antichita di Ercolano), Rome, 1789

Background imageScroll Collection: Clio, Roman muse of history, reading a scroll

Clio, Roman muse of history, reading a scroll. She wears a laurel wreath, sits on a chair above a Cassettino Cilindrico (cylindrical barrel)

Background imageScroll Collection: Purim ceremony 1712

Purim ceremony 1712
Purim is a Jewish holiday that commemorates the saving of the Jewish people from Haman, who had planned to kill all Jews. Purim involves exchanging gifts of food and drink

Background imageScroll Collection: Columbus explains his plans to Ferdinand and Isabella c. 1492

Columbus explains his plans to Ferdinand and Isabella c. 1492
Christopher Columbus explains his plans to Ferdinand and Isabella in the royal court. Columbus kneels holding a scroll, as Ferdinand and Isabella listen from their thrones. Date: 1492

Background imageScroll Collection: Biblical Tales by John Lawson, Jesus in the Temple

Biblical Tales by John Lawson, Jesus in the Temple

Background imageScroll Collection: Envelope design, Hotels in Scotland and the UK

Envelope design, Hotels in Scotland and the UK
Envelope design, advertising the George Hotels in Glasgow and Edinburgh, the Kings Head Hotel in Sheffield, and the Midland Hotel in Birmingham. 1909

Background imageScroll Collection: Ionic Columns Date: 1550

Ionic Columns Date: 1550

Background imageScroll Collection: ANCIENT PALESTINE SCROLL

ANCIENT PALESTINE SCROLL
An ancient Palestinian scroll - a cylinder enclosing the Samaritan Torah, or Pentateuch, comprising the first five books of the Bible

Background imageScroll Collection: Hawk on a pine tree by Maruyama Okyo

Hawk on a pine tree by Maruyama Okyo (1733-1795). Date: circa 1770s

Background imageScroll Collection: William Ernest Henley

William Ernest Henley
WILLIAM ERNEST HENLEY writer - It matters not how strait the gate, how charged with punishments the scroll, I am the master of my fate, I am the captain of my soul ! Date: 1849 - 1903

Background imageScroll Collection: Costume / Roman Men

Costume / Roman Men
ANCIENT ROME: Clothing worn by a Public Orator; a Senator; a Citizen and an Equestrian (rider)

Background imageScroll Collection: William Shakespeare's Will on a Christmas card

William Shakespeare's Will on a Christmas card -- a local habitation and a name. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageScroll Collection: Scroll of Esther by Shalom Italia (1619-1655). Israel Museum

Scroll of Esther by Shalom Italia (1619-1655). Israel Museum
Scroll of Esther, Amsterdam 1640, by the scribe and artist Shalom Italia (1619-1655). Handwritten in ink on parchment. Israel Museum. Jerusalem



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