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Background imageScrolls 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 imageScrolls Collection: Alexandria Library

Alexandria Library
Scholars examine the scrolls of the library of Alexandria, the greatest collection of the ancient world, burnt in 47 and finally destroyed by Moslem general Amrou 22 December 640

Background imageScrolls 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 imageScrolls Collection: Ancient Jewish scrolls in Jerusalem

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

Background imageScrolls Collection: Costumes of the Kings of the Hebrews

Costumes of the Kings of the Hebrews. King Saul of Israel and Judah in purple cape over white robes kneels before Hebrew rabbi and menorah candlelanbrum. Abiti de Re, &c

Background imageScrolls Collection: Phylacteries and Mezuzah

Phylacteries and Mezuzah
Phylacteries and mezuzoth (mezuzah). Phylactery, more commonly known as Tefillin is a small leather box containing scrolls of parchetment with Hebrew texts insribed on them

Background imageScrolls 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 imageScrolls Collection: RMS Titanic - cigar case recovered by CS Mackay-Bennett

RMS Titanic - cigar case recovered by CS Mackay-Bennett
RMS Titanic - from inventory of items recovered from bodies by cable ship Mackay-Bennett - a silver cigar case of rectangular outline with rounded corners

Background imageScrolls Collection: RMS Titanic - gold stud recovered by CS Mackay-Bennett

RMS Titanic - gold stud recovered by CS Mackay-Bennett
RMS Titanic - from inventory of items recovered from bodies by cable ship Mackay-Bennett - a late Victorian 18 carat yellow gold round collar or dress stud

Background imageScrolls 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 imageScrolls Collection: RMS Titanic - Maria Robinson's locket and brooch

RMS Titanic - Maria Robinson's locket and brooch
RMS Titanic - property of Maria Robinson, fiancee of Wallace Hartley, bandleader and violinist, who died in the disaster. A 9 carat rose gold small oval locket

Background imageScrolls Collection: Circa 1900 Other Ranks Cap Badge White Metal

Circa 1900 Other Ranks Cap Badge White Metal
circa, 1900, Other, ranks, cap, badge, white, metal, gilding, Die, struck, front, description, stag, lodged, within, circular, closed, oak, wreath, half, scrolls, right, left, whole, upon, Maltese

Background imageScrolls Collection: Israel. Jerusalem. Shire of the Book. White dome. Exterior

Israel. Jerusalem. Shire of the Book. White dome. Exterior
Israel. Jerusalem. Shire of the Book, designed by Armand Phillip Bartos and Frederick John Kiesler, 1965. White dome. It houses the Dead See Scrolls. Exterior

Background imageScrolls Collection: THE SHRINE OF THE BOOK

THE SHRINE OF THE BOOK
The famous Shrine of the Book, a wing of the Israel Museum, Jerusalem. It houses the Dead Sea Scrolls, the most exceptional archaeological find in the Holy Land. Date: completed 1965

Background imageScrolls Collection: Japanese women picnicing in a field, Tokyo, 18th century

Japanese women picnicing in a field, Tokyo, 18th century
Japanese women picnicing in a field outside Tokyo, 18th century. Women smoking a tobacco pipe while waiting for a soba-shop woman to bring a kettle and tray of noodles

Background imageScrolls 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 imageScrolls Collection: King John and the Magna Carta, view of Runnymede

King John and the Magna Carta, view of Runnymede
King John and the Magna Carta, with a view of Runnymede where it was signed. Date: 1215

Background imageScrolls Collection: Classical musical instruments

Classical musical instruments: lyres 1, 2, plectrum 3, cithara 4, lute 5, percussion instruments 6, 7, 8, 15, pan pipes 9, crotales 11, tuba 12, flutes 10, 14, 18, 19, triangle 16, cymbals 17

Background imageScrolls Collection: Narcissus Cake Date: 1935

Narcissus Cake Date: 1935

Background imageScrolls Collection: Tulip and Scrolls Cake Date: 1935

Tulip and Scrolls Cake Date: 1935

Background imageScrolls Collection: Twelve Cake Wedges Date: 1935

Twelve Cake Wedges Date: 1935

Background imageScrolls Collection: Indian Design

Indian Design

Background imageScrolls Collection: Prize Giving at the General Hospital, Hereford

Prize Giving at the General Hospital, Hereford
Formal group of nurses standing and sitting on raised platform with various dignitaries sitting in central row. Two matrons at far left hold bouquets of flowers

Background imageScrolls Collection: ANCIENT SCROLLS

ANCIENT SCROLLS
Ancient scrolls as used throughout the Near East in Biblical times

Background imageScrolls 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 imageScrolls Collection: Saint Jerome, 1646, by Jusepe de Ribera (1591-1652)

Saint Jerome, 1646, by Jusepe de Ribera (1591-1652)
Jusepe de Ribera (1591-1652). Spanish painter. Saint Jerome, 1646. National Gallery. Prague. Czech Republic

Background imageScrolls Collection: Greek Costume / Medea

Greek Costume / Medea
ANCIENT GREECE: The sorceress Medea, wearing robes and a headdress highly decorated with ornamental motifs including scrolls, flowers & stars. Date: B.C

Background imageScrolls Collection: Jewish Samaritan High Priest and Scroll

Jewish Samaritan High Priest and Scroll
Samaritan High Priest and the Old Abisha Pentateuch. The Samaritan Pentateuch, sometimes called Samaritan Torah is a version of the Hebrew language Pentateuch, the first five books of the Bible

Background imageScrolls Collection: Cartoon, The Treasury

Cartoon, The Treasury -- a commentary on British politicians attempting to balance the books through cutbacks and taxes. late 18th century

Background imageScrolls Collection: Dress - Early Christians

Dress - Early Christians
Clothing worn by early Christians. 1st century

Background imageScrolls Collection: Page design, commencement, School Silhouettes

Page design, commencement, School Silhouettes
Page design for commencement in School Silhouettes, once owned by a female student of Fayetteville High School, New York, USA

Background imageScrolls Collection: Designs for Cake Tops, Shell Scroll Border Design

Designs for Cake Tops, Shell Scroll Border Design Date: 1936

Background imageScrolls Collection: Designs for Cake Tops

Designs for Cake Tops, " C" Scroll Crescent Border Date: 1936

Background imageScrolls Collection: Designs for Cake Tops, Elongateds Scroll Border Design

Designs for Cake Tops, Elongateds Scroll Border Design
Designs for Cake Tops, Elongated " S" Scroll Border Design Date: 1936

Background imageScrolls Collection: Designs for Cake Tops, Crescent Scroll Border Design

Designs for Cake Tops, Crescent Scroll Border Design Date: 1936

Background imageScrolls Collection: New Zealand - The Prow of a Maori War Canoe

New Zealand - The Prow of a Maori War Canoe and three Maoris (in western dress) (see: 10634557 for the section in original situ). Date: circa 1910s

Background imageScrolls Collection: Treaty of Union 1604 proposal

Treaty of Union 1604 proposal
One of three counterparts of proposed treaty of union of England and Scotland, 6 December 1604 Date: 6th December 1604

Background imageScrolls Collection: Religious figure, probably a monk, seated, facing slightly r

Religious figure, probably a monk, seated, facing slightly right, reading a scroll, several scrolls are on a table in front of him. Date 1878?

Background imageScrolls Collection: Polish Torah Scroll

Polish Torah Scroll
A miniature Polish scroll of the Torah - the first five books of the Bible

Background imageScrolls Collection: Ancient Roman Library

Ancient Roman Library
Ancient Roman library with scrolls in baskets

Background imageScrolls Collection: Ancient Palestine Scroll

Ancient Palestine Scroll
An ancient Palestinian scroll of the Pentateuch, (the first five books of the Bible, known as the Torah to the Jews) said to have been written by Eleazar, the son of Aaron

Background imageScrolls Collection: Tibetan Amulet-Box

Tibetan Amulet-Box
TIBETAN AMULET-BOX This contained scrolls bearing magic formulae, protecting the wearer from demons and spirits



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