University of Texas at Austin - Harry Ransom Center
This collection of images features archaeological sites in Rome and its environs, including ruins on the Roman Forum (Forum Romanum), such as the Arches of Titus and Septimus Severus; the Basilica Julia and Tabularium; Cloaca Maxima (drainage sewers); the Column of Phocas (Focas); Temples of Antoninus & Faustina, Castor & Pollux, Saturn, Vespasian, and Vesta; as well as both interior and exterior views of the Colosseum, and the nearby Arch of Constantine
University of Texas at Austin - Harry Ransom Center
Collection consists of eight boxes and four albums of photographs (various processes represented), spanning the 19th and 20th centuries. A large portion of these images are portraits of Shaw. Other subjects include stills from play productions, actors, and film stills from George Bernard Shaw plays adapted for film. Also included are a number of photographs of Shaw with such notable personalities as H.G. Wells, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Charlie Chaplin, Marion Davies, Clark Gable, Auguste Rodin, and Helen Keller. The images were made by various photographers including Alvin Langdon Coburn, Howard Coster, W. & D. Downey, Alfred Eisenstaedt, Frederick Evans, Yousuf Karsh, Florence Vandamm, and Shaw himself. Three of the albums were assembled by the Ransom Center in Shaw's original groupings. The fourth album was assembled by a Ms. B.L. Lyle, of the Lyles of Westbourne, and it contains ten images of Shaw, and five images taken by him. Taken together this collection of photographs provides an ... Read More
University of Texas at Austin - Harry Ransom Center
Collection of drawings inspired by James Joyce's Finnegans Wake. All titles of drawings taken directly from text of Finnegans Wake
University of Texas at Austin - Harry Ransom Center
Comprised of 60 loose albumen prints and 1 carte-de-visite, the collection is a mixture of photographs of art work in museums, and architectural views of Florence, Brescia, Padua, Perugia, Pisa, and Venice. The majority of views were taken around Florence, home of the Fratelli Alinari studio. Structures represented include Santa Maria del Fiore (a.k.a., Il Duomo), Campanile di Giotto, Galleria Uffizi, and Palazzo Vecchio, with interior views of the murals of Santa Croce and Santa Maria Novella, and statues in the Accademia di belle Arti. Other buildings and art collections represented include the Palazzo Municipale (Brescia), the Palazzo della Ragione (Padua), Collegio del Cambio (Perugia), the Battistero (Pisa), and the Piazza dei Signori (Venice)
University of Texas at Austin - Harry Ransom Center
Twelve loose gelatin silver prints by Ansel Adams. Present are ten images of landscapes and/or close-up images of nature; one image of a group of three mountaineers at a campsite in the Sierra Nevada Mountains; and one Polaroid portrait of Robert Balzer. Landscape images were made in various national parks and monuments, specifically, Yosemite National Park, Joshua Tree National Monument, Sunset Crater National Monument, and Death Valley National Monument. Other images were made in Alaska and Hawaii. Several images are from Adams' Portfolio I and Portfolio II
University of Texas at Austin - Harry Ransom Center
The Parnassus Preserved Collection comprises nineteenth century portraits of prominent literary and public figures, made by well-known photographers and photographic studios of the day; subjects include American, English, French, and Scottish authors, poets, and humorists, editors and newspapermen, historians, philosophers, naturalists, various teachers, college presidents and faculty, composers, and popular songwriters; also featured are political figures, various U.S. and European cabinet officers, legislators, diplomats, Army officers from the U.S. Civil War, and numerous abolitionists and suffragists
University of Texas at Austin - Harry Ransom Center
Initial letters for The Canterbury Tales, 1929-31. Three trial proofs; printed on the same sheet as EG 266 and EG 267
Wellcome Library
Include: photographs, press-cuttings, writings, etc. "My work can be described as a metaphor for man's manipulation of nature through modern technology. I am using both science and technology and commenting on science and technology at the same time. In particular I am subverting evolutionary theory for artistic ends so that the work is a parody of nature.".