in every direction and the flowering shrubs with which the sides of the roads were lined rendered it a perfect paradise a place where Angels might delight to wander and mortals rest in peace but it appears where man is most blest he is most rebellious Adam could not rest contented in Eden neither could the people here but joined with other rebellious states in bringing our government into civil war and converting their beautiful State into a field on which some of the mightiest battle has bee
the night in the open air the next morning we again Started And marched five or six miles and stopped for the wagons to come up but they didn’t come and we had to bivouac in the open air as before but I must hasten as I have but a little time to write we reached Bowling-Green the fifth day of our march we camped in one of old Buckners Camping grounds to recruit our strength and to await an opportunity to cross the river (Barren) we remained here for three days when we were ordered to cros
All my life closed in upon us our tents had all been first on the wagons and they put aboard the Cars and there we were all exposed to the fury of the mighty winter storm without fire (there being no wood at hand) and without covering it is a great wonder that we did not all freeze to death I suppose we were spared for new privations the next morning we got aboard the Cars and finally got started on our journey the day was intensely cold and also the night following and we were in open cars
Byron Ballard letter to Aaron Ballard, June 11, 1871
Mr. Ballard writes about family news and genealogy.,Transcripts provided by previous owner.
Old Virginia it is bad enough the people is all ruined and the Country is worn out the Bigwigs Bankrupted and the poor ones got not there pay but they are making a living & some of them doing pretty well merchants- millers and those who own bottoms on there farms uncle Joseph Heckman has a good mill and is doing very well his children is all married the youngest is there with him Gretel & Ferd one of them is of old Canbys Squires one a wife & one child the other just a wife uncle & aunt
(Undated fragment on the back with different handwriting. This information about the Faezels was apparently written by Olive Pearson.2 of 6Cousin Aron & cousin Joseph & cousin Rachel Feazle have all deceased Joseph Feazels family have all left this country Irene And Thomas went to Georgia some years before the war Jacob and Hunts? That merrie party they went to Ka? However & drove and kitchen tha married Nancy and Ward married Sarah they went to Withe (Wythe) County Va we hear they are doing
Martial arts clubs across London beat the recession, as workers in the capital's financial sector swap suits for sports like cage fighting
and when you get home and all about it Katherine says she want to see you worse if possible than she did when you was here She was so low spirited then but if you could se her now she would be glad I meant to come to a close nothing more at present So I remain your affectionate Brother until DeathKatherine sends her best love to all so Fare well L G Mason K J Mason,Transcripts provided by previous owner.
Consists of two images; a portrait of a man in a double-breasted suit and a portrait of a woman in a long dress with a lace collar and cuffs.
Woman with a book in her lap
A woman in a dark colored full dress with puffed sleeves is seated in a chair next to a table with two drawers. The woman holds an open book in her hands.
Older woman in a mantilla
An older woman is shown sitting in a chair in front of a painted backdrop of trees. The woman wears a mantilla with a ruffled edge that is draped over her head and flows down over the arm of the chair.
Woman and two infants
A woman is posed holding two infants who seem very close in age. The woman is wearing a long white dress and glasses. She is looking down. The infants are in long sleeved dresses, leggings and shoes. They are looking towards the camera.
Portrait of Berthold Auerbach ( 1812-1882 ).
Bust of the novelist and essayist, who devoted much time to the cause of emancipation.,Bust of the novelist and essayist, who devoted much time to the cause of emancipation.
Nijinski as Harlequin.
Harlequin in a black mask, in dance position. Signed in pencil, VI. Inscritpion in German, Schumann, carnival X, Harlquin II.,Harlequin in a black mask, in dance position. Signed in pencil, VI. Inscritpion in German, Schumann, carnival X, Harlquin II.
Title: mummy label inscribed on both sides
VADS Collection: Artworld: Sainsbury C
Description: Mummy label made of wood. It is irregularly shaped with two holes by which the label would be attached to the mummy after the embalming process for identification during transportation and in the afterlife. The label is inscribed on both sides in black ink.
Title: stela depicting the priest Nu and his wife Imarr
VADS Collection: Artworld
Description: Rectangular stela depicting the priest Nu and his wife Imarr sitting on bull-legged chairs at either side of a table. The table is laden with 12 loaves of bread and is surrounded by more offerings such as beer, fowl and oxen. There are two inscriptions in one horizontal line along the top of the stela; to the left are the titles and name of Nu in hieroglyphs facing to the right and to the right is the name of Imarr in hieroglyphs facing to the left. Nu wears a short curly wi
Title: statuette of sphinx
VADS Collection: Artworld: Sainsbury Centre for Visual
Description: Sphinx statue of Tuthmosis IV, with front legs, beard and part of the face missing. Tuthmosis IV wears a nemes headdress pulled tight across the forehead and tied at the back, with a flap hanging at both sides; the nemes is surmounted by an uraeus, worn on the forehead. He wears a garment across the shoulders and front, left open at the chest. The cartouche of Tuthmosis IV is inscribed on the chest below the beard in hieroglyphs, facing to the right. The body of the sphinx i
Title: statuette of Nefertem
VADS Collection: Artworld: Sainsbury Centre for Visu
Description: Statuette of Nefertem, seated on a throne. His arms are bent, with his right palm flat against his thigh and his left hand clenched slightly. He wears a short pleated shendyt kilt from his navel to his knees and a tripartite wig. He has a plaited beard and wears a headdress of lotus flowers, made of copper alloy.
There are two cartouches between two figures, on the front face of the base. The base is also decorated on the other three faces, with a repeated pattern of an a
Title: statuette of Amenophis III
VADS Collection: Artworld: Sainsbury Centre for
Description: Incomplete statuette of the king Amenophis III, with most of the head and limbs missing. He is standing with his left foot to the front and his arms pendent. He has a beard and wears a wesekh collar around his neck and an armlet of three bands around his left upper arm. The king's name is inscribed on the middle of the belt with a panther's head is below, over a short pleated shendyt kilt and apron.
There is one column of hieroglyphs facing to the right on the right hand
Title: statuette of an unidentified man
VADS Collection: Artworld: Sainsbury Cent
Description: Upper part of a statuette of a man walking with left foot to the front. His arms are pendent with the palms of his hands flat on the thighs. He wears a long kilt wrapped around his waist and tied at the front. He wears a tripartite wig.
Underneath this part of the statuette is a hole to join it to the lower part.
Description Source: Birch, S. 1880. Catalogue of the Collection of Egyptian Antiquities at Alnwick Castle, London: R. Clay, Sons, and Taylor, p. 64