Teaching with Digital Content (Digital Cultural Heritage Community)
Search results for
Refine your search
Author or Creator
Illinois Heritage Asso...
Early American Museum
Subject / Keywords
Cornerstones Time Caps...
Courthouses French Col...
Fashion -- History Fas...
France Flappers Roarin...
Hair Clothing & Dr...
add to favorites
page 1 of 1 : (
Subject / Keywords:
Illustration of work in the United States Arsenal at Watertown, Massachusetts
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Women
Reproduction of the cover of Harper’s Weekly from July 20, 1861. Dimensions: 10"x15.5".
University of Illinois Library Reference Room
Buildings; Champaign, Illinois; Education; Libraries; Books
This photo is of University of Illinois Library reference room in 1966. It is on the second floor of the Main Library which was built in 1926.
Museum of Science and Industry Cornerstone
Cornerstones; Time capsules; Scientific experiments; Viruses; Bacteria; Chemistry; Physics;
Duplicates of physically of biologically "alive" experiments in tubes laid in the Museum of Science and Industry's Cornerstone in 1952. Specifically, these tubes contain: slow crystallization, lotus seeds,...
X-Ray Vacuum Tube
X-Rays; Vacuum tubes; Physics; Radiation; Tesla, Nikola, 1856-1943; Nobel Prize
A long glass tube with a large spherical center. At one end of the tube is an anode and at the other end is a cathode.
Sofa belonging to the Abraham Lincoln family
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Furniture; Mid-Victorian; Mahogany; Horsehair; 19th Century; Rococo-revival style
Rococo-revival style (ornately carved furniture popular in the mid 1800s) upholstered sofa that belonged to the Abraham Lincoln family. Sofa is covered in black horsehair (modern but based on original...
Drapery fragment, from Lincoln family home
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Victorian; Furnishings; Window; Drapery; Curtains
Drapery panel of woven damask material in a vertical floral pattern. Wool and silk. Predominate color burgundy red. Other colors inclucde silver, two shades of gold. Four tears along edges and fourteen...
Political Medallions, depicting ferrotypes of Abraham Lincoln and Hannibal Hamlin
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Political memorabilia; 1860; Campaign; Victorian
Brass raised ring encircling back-to-back ferrotypes of Abraham Lincoln and Hannibal Hamlin. Ring has hole at top for hanging, cross-hatching and raised letters & edges. Ferrotypes: unbearded Lincoln (taken...
Cary's New Terrestrial Globe
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Map; Globe; Globes; Country
Cary's New Terrestrial Globe. Terrestrial globe/map of World. Green oceans with dark green and black outlines; tan, green and reddish land masses; black rivers, mountains, and lettering. Globe is circled...
Bracelet, Antebellum jewelry
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Jewelry; Antebellum; Victorian; Keepsake; Hair; Art; Bracelet
Bracelet of crocheted human hair band and stone clasp; stone is a square piece of glass over a black material. Stone set in brass, with draped design, engraving of plumes on brass; and engraved brass catches...
Shadow box, Antebellum keepsake
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Decorative art; Antebellum; Victorian; Keepsake; Hair
Deep oval shadow box, containing flower arrangement made from human hair. Rectangular box is set into oval frame, with small gilt band with carving and high-molded ridge in center. Frame and outside of...
Fashion--History; Fashion industry; Clothing;
Drawing, color, pen and ink
United States. Works Progress Administration; Federal Arts Project; Federal aid to the arts--United States; WPA; Mosaic; Murals
Mosaic mural on the facade of the Municipal Auditorium in Long Beach, California, ca. 1937.
Courthouses; French Colonial Period; French Colonial District; Vertical log construction; Cahokia, Illinois
Images of Cahokia Courthouse from different angles
Zouave Civil War red wool trousers
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Clothing--Outerwear--Trousers
This pair of red wool trousers with gold metal thread embroidery is part of a Zouave Officer's uniform worn by Colonel Harmon D. Hull, Duryee Zouaves (5th NY Volunteer Infantry) and the 2nd Battalion Duryee...
Hair; Clothing & dress; Tortoise Shell; Women
Dark brown and gold streaked hair comb. Eight long teeth, ornately carved crest with pierced and carved dragon design which wraps around itself. Scroll-vine design around the edge.
Pierre Martin/Boismenue House, Dupo, Illinois
Architecture; French Colonial Period; French Colonial District; Vertical log construction; Dupo, Illinois; Martin, Pierre; Cahokia, Illinois
The vertical log construction of the Pierre Martin house was revealed when the exterior clapboard was removed. The vertical walnut timbers are anchored at top and bottom by wooden pegs, a technique called...
The National Concrete Block Company
McLean County, Illinois; Bloomington, Illinois; Concrete; Construction
Workers for the National Concrete Block Co. construct the foundation for a building.
Homemade Cloth Marionette
United States; Country life; Dolls; Children; American cloth dolls; Homemade toys;
This is a blonde yarn haired girl marionette. She has threaded blue eyes, red lips, and a black nose. She wears a blue dress with a white collar. Pinned to the left arm is a gold paper horn. The body is...
French Art Doll
France; Flappers; Roaring 20s culture; American bed dolls; Paris, France; Fashion industry; French doll industry
This is a cloth doll with blonde hair. The head is made of a cheese cloth type material and has painted features including blue eyes under black eyebrows and red lips. The long slender body is made of...
Japan; Japanese dolls; Meiji period; Japanese art;
The doll's head, arms, legs, and feet are made of 'gofun' or pulverized oyster shell over wood. The toes and fingers are tiny and distinct. The head has a black hair wig of horsehair or similar material....
add to favorites
page 1 of 1 : (
powered by CONTENTdm
University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign Homepage
^ to top ^