All entries for Tuesday 22 August 2006

August 22, 2006

Leaders of the Mexican wars of independence

Library link

http://www.latinamericanstudies.org/mex-independence.htm

Short description

Portraits of leaders of the Mexican wars of independence.

Source website

http://www.latinamericanstudies.org/

Copyright and usage conditions

Not specified.


Gil de Castro, José. Portrait of Simón Bolívar (1825)

Library link

http://www.smith.edu/vistas/vistas_web/gallery/detail/simon-bolivar_det.htm

Short description

José Gil de Castro’s Portrait of Simón Bolívar, 1825.

Source website

http://www.smith.edu/vistas/

Copyright and usage conditions

http://www.smith.edu/vistas/vistas_web/about.htm


Gil de Castro, José. Portrait of José de San Martín (1818)

Library link

http://www.puc.cl/faba/ARTE/FOTOS/FULL/GCASTRO/g.12.0.jpg

Short description

José Gil de Castro’s portrait of José de San Martín, 1818

Source website

http://www.puc.cl/

Copyright and usage conditions

2005 © Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.


Cultural Readings: Colonisation and Print in the Americas, Penn Library Exhibitions

Library link

http://www.library.upenn.edu/exhibits/rbm/kislak/index/cultural.html

Short description

An exhibition entitled ‘Cultural Readings: Colonization and Print in the Americas’. The exhibition is divided into several sections with images and accompanying text. The images are not searchable.

Source website

http://www.library.upenn.edu/

Copyright and usage conditions

© University of Pennsylvania Library.


Vistas: Visual Culture in Spanish America 1520–1820

Library link

http://www.smith.edu/vistas/vistas_web/gallery/gallery_main.htm

Short description

Site dedicated to visual culture in Spanish America from 1520-1820. The images are divided thematically and by era. The site also features a glossary and bibliography with links to other online resources.

Source website

http://www.smith.edu/vistas/index.html

Copyright and usage conditions

http://www.smith.edu/vistas/vistas_web/about.htm


Union of the Inca Royal Family with the Houses of Loyola and Borgia, Vistas Gallery

Library link

http://www.smith.edu/vistas/vistas_web/gallery/detail/marriage-inka_det.htm

Short description

18th century painting depicting the union of the Inca royal family with the houses of Loyola and Borgia. The original is held in the Museo Pedro de Osma, Lima, Peru.

Source website

http://www.smith.edu/vistas/vistas_web/index.html

Copyright and usage conditions

Copyright 2005, Dana Leibsohn and Barbara Mundy
Please credit as: Leibsohn, Dana, and Barbara Mundy, Vistas: Spanish American Visual Culture, 1520-1820.
http://www.smith.edu/vistas, 2005.


'A Spanish Traveller Mistreats his Native Carrier'

Library link

http://www.kb.dk/elib/mss/poma/
Browse to image 215 using the table of drawings.

Short description

Image of a Spanish traveller mistreating his native carrier, taken from Felipe Guaman Poma de Ayala, The First New Chronicle and Good Government, 1615 (illustration 215).

Source website

http://www.kb.dk/

Copyright and usage conditions

Not specified.


Casta paintings (colonial images of inter–racial mixing), Emory College

Library link

http://www.college.emory.edu/culpeper/BAKEWELL/thinksheets/castas.html

Short description

Images of Casta paintings showing inter-racial mixing. Contextual information is also provided.

Source website

http://www.college.emory.edu/

Copyright and usage conditions

All content Copyright © 2000, Emory University.


The Nature of Slavery in Brazil, Cleveland State University

Library link

http://academic.csuohio.edu/as227/Lectures/Brazil/bcp7.htm

Short description

Two images of slaves in Brazil to accompany a lecture entitled ‘The Nature of Slavery in Brazil: the Limits of Power Without Authority’.

Source website

http://www.csuohio.edu/

Copyright and usage conditions

Not specified.


Plantation life in Brazil, 1857, Roots

Library link

http://people.uvawise.edu/roots/imagefiles.html

Short description

Image of plantation life in Brazil amongst several images taken from W.O. Blake’s The History of Slavery and the Slave Trade, 1857.

Source website

http://people.uvawise.edu/roots/index.html

Copyright and usage conditions

Not specified.


19th century slaveowner being carried by slaves

Library link

http://darkwing.uoregon.edu/caguirre/slaveowner1.jpg

Short description

Image of a 19th century rural slaveowner being carried by slaves.

Source website

http://darkwing.uoregon.edu/

Copyright and usage conditions

http://darkwing.uoregon.edu/copyrght/


Slaves carrying a heavy load, Library of Congress

Library link

http://memory.loc.gov/master/pnp/cph/3b40000/3b43000/3b43300/3b43328u.tif

Short description

Illustration showing African slaves transporting a large heavy load.

Source website

http://www.loc.gov/index.html

Copyright and usage conditions

http://www.loc.gov/homepage/legal.html#copyright


Andean images of the conquest of Peru, David Frye, University of Michigan

Library link

http://www-personal.umich.edu/dfrye/guaman.htm

Short description

Andean images of the conquest of Peru set amongst an extract from The First New Chronicle and Good Government, a huge manuscript written and illustrated by the indigenous (Quechua-speaking) self-taught writer Felipe Guaman Poma de Ayala.

Source website

http://www-personal.umich.edu/dfrye/

Copyright and usage conditions

This translation © 1999 by David Frye.


Cortés, Hernán. Smallpox victims, Moctezuma

Library link

http://www.andrew.cmu.edu/course/79-104/Readings/Gallery/3.html

Short description

Aztec image of Hernán Cortés and a Spanish image of Moctezuma (images 15 and 16 in gallery).
Image 7 is an Aztec image depicting smallpox victims.
These images are set within a gallery of images relevant to American history (North and South).

Source website

http://www.andrew.cmu.edu/

Copyright and usage conditions

Not specified but the images are from the Washington State University General Education Program.


Conquest of Mexico Indigenous images

Library link

http://www.history.ucla.edu/terraciano/images/PAGE2/pictures/codex_beker.htm

Short description

Indigenous images of the conquest of Mexico from the Lienzo de Tlaxcala.

Source website

http://www.history.ucla.edu/

Copyright and usage conditions

Not specified but access to other webpages is restricted.


Colonial and 19th century, AICT: Art Images for College Teaching

Library link

http://arthist.cla.umn.edu/aict/html/18_20/Col_19Am.html

Short description

Photographs of Colonial and 19th century American buildings and monuments.

Source website

http://arthist.cla.umn.edu/aict/html/index.html

Copyright and usage conditions

http://arthist.cla.umn.edu/aict/html/license.html


Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery

Library link

http://www.npg.si.edu/collect/

Short description

The Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery has several online collections. Those currently available feature colonial America, the American Revolution, and American presidents.

Source website

http://www.npg.si.edu/

Copyright and usage conditions

http://www.si.edu/copyright/


U.S. Political History

Library link

http://teachpol.tcnj.edu/amer_pol_hist/

Short description

A collection of over 500 public domain images of American Political History which can be browsed by era or topic.

Source website

http://teachpol.tcnj.edu/

Copyright and usage conditions

All images are believed to be in the public domain.


American Photography: A Century of Images

Library link

http://www.pbs.org/ktca/americanphotography/

Short description

Website to accompany a PBS documentary.

Source website

http://www.pbs.org/

Copyright and usage conditions

http://www.pbs.org/ktca/americanphotography/photocredits/index.html


Early American Paintings, Worcester Art Museum

Library link

http://www.worcesterart.org/Collection/Early_American/

Short description

This is a collection of early American paintings (pre-1830) held by Worcester Art Museum. The collection can be searched by artist, genre, place of origin; a timeline and bibliography are also included.

Source website

http://www.worcesterart.org/

Copyright and usage conditions

http://www.worcesterart.org/


USDA Historical Photos

Library link

http://www.usda.gov/oc/photo/histfeat.htm

Short description

Photographs from the United States Department of Agriculture’s archives. The images were taken between 1937 and 1943 during the Farm Security Administration (FSA) era.

Source website

http://www.usda.gov/wps/portal/usdahome

Copyright and usage conditions

http://www.nal.usda.gov/disclaimers/disclaimers.shtml#copyright


Daguerreotypes at Harvard, Harvard University

Library link

http://preserve.harvard.edu/exhibits/daguerreotype/intro1.html

Short description

Searchable collection of 3,100 daguerreotypes held by Harvard documenting mid-nineteenth century America. The Collection includes works by well-known daguerreotypists Matthew Brady, Southworth and Hawes and John Adams Whipple.

Source website

http://preserve.harvard.edu/

Copyright and usage conditions

http://via.harvard.edu:9080/via/deliver/home?_collection=via#copyright


Art History links list created by Dr Christopher Witcombe, Professor of Art History in Virginia.

Library link

http://witcombe.sbc.edu/ARTHamericasoceania.html#northamerica

Short description

Art history links list created by Dr Christopher Witcombe, Professor of Art History in Sweet Briar College, Virginia.

Source website

http://witcombe.sbc.edu/

Copyright and usage conditions

Not specified.


Martin Luther King Jr and the Civil Rights Movement, Seattle Times

Library link

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/mlk/king/photogallery.html

Short description

Photo gallery and timeline documenting Martin Luther King’s involvement in the Civil Rights Movement.

Source website

seattletimes.com home home

Copyright and usage conditions

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/contactus/copyright.html


Great Buildings Collection

Library link

http://www.greatbuildings.com/buildings.html

Short description

Site with images of 1000 buildings and other structures; drawings and downloadable 3-D models are also available. The site can be searched by building name, location, architect, date built and several other parameters.

Source website

http://www.greatbuildings.com/

Copyright and usage conditions

Every Great Buildings image is copyrighted by its photographer, with all rights reserved.


Civil War Images, TreasureNet Historical Image Collection

Library link

http://www.treasurenet.com/images/

Short description

Large collection of historical photographs and prints dealing with the Civil War and westward expansion. The images can be browsed by state and are further divided into many more sub-categories.

Source website

http://www.treasurenet.com

Copyright and usage conditions

http://www.archives.gov/global-pages/privacy.html#copyright


America's Reconstruction: People and Politics after the Civil War, Digital History

Library link

http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/reconstruction/index.html

Short description

Online exhibit based on a travelling exhibition which documents the reconstruction period which began during the Civil War and ended in 1877. Although not an image database the collection includes many photographs from the time.

Source website

http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/default.htm

Copyright and usage conditions

http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/copyright.cfm


Eyewitness: American Originals from the National Archives

Library link

http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/eyewitness/

Short description

Eyewitness accounts of key moments in American History with accompanying images.

Source website

http://www.archives.gov/

Copyright and usage conditions

http://www.archives.gov/global-pages/privacy.html#copyright


Powers of Persuasion: Poster Art from World War II, the National Archives

Library link

http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/powers_of_persuasion/powers_of_persuasion_home.html

Short description

Collection of WWII propaganda posters and some related audio files.

Source website

http://www.archives.gov/

Copyright and usage conditions

http://www.archives.gov/global-pages/privacy.html#copyright


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