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  1. Motley Collection of Theatre and Costume Design
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    The Motley Collection of Theatre and Costume Design is a valuable source of documentation on the history of theatre and is housed in the Rare Book & Manuscript Library at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. It is a rare collection of original materials on the theatre, comprising over 5000 items from more than 150 productions in England and the United States. Thes...
  2. Theatre
    Image | 1901

  3. Print of Abraham Lincoln, the Lincoln Home and horse
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    "Mr. Lincoln, Residence and Horse/In Springfield, Illinois... On His Return". Lincoln on horseback, riding black horse, in front of home, waves top hat to crowd of well-dressed people. From SW corner. Lincoln's picture is based on reverse of photo taken Feb. 9, 1864. L 22" x W 17 1/4".
  4. Slide, Magic Lantern
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    A rectangular glass slide with five handpainted animals: a rabbit, a deer, a bear, a wild boar and a fox.
  5. Slide, Magic Lantern
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    A rectangular glass slide depicting four dogs in human dress. The background is black and the dogs faces appear in roundels. The dogs are all wearing the headgear of well dressed men.
  6. Slide, Magic Lantern
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    A rectangular glass slide with a handpainted scene of four groups of people enjoying winter activities: two sets of boys having a snowball fight, a girl riding in a sleigh chair across a frozen lake, and an old man smoking a pipe in an icy doorway.
  7. Slide, Magic Lantern
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    A rectangular glass slide with handpainted faces of children. A black background is painted with the children's faces shown in roundels with a clear background.
  8. Slide, Magic Lantern
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Magic Lanterns were projectors which made a small, handpainted image project on a large screen. Shows were held in theatres
  9. Slide, Magic Lantern
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    A rectangular glass slide with handpainted figures of children. The background is black and the children, mostly babies are highlighted in clear roundels. One child is shown taking a bath, another, playing with a pull toy.
  10. Slide, Magic Lantern
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    A rectangular glass slide with handpainted figures of men in various occupations: a sailor, a butcher, a baker are included.
  11. Slide, Magic Lantern
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    A rectangular glass slide with four scenes of far off places.
  12. Slide, Magic Lantern
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    A rectangular glass slide with handpainted figures depicting five children in modes of dress from far-off lands.
  13. Slide, Magic Lantern
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    A rectangular glass slide with five busts of adults floating in a blue background. The slide is cracked in half.
  14. Slide, Magic Lantern
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Rectangular glass slide with five handpainted figures, all of them appear to be Asian men. A man in the center wears a flat straw hat and holds a sword. On either side of him are men captured in portable stocks who are being dragged or led by a rope. The men who hold the rope are also whipping them, or threatening to whip them.
  15. Slide, Magic Lantern
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    A rectangular glass slide with a handpainted scene which includes a cityscape, a steam engine in the background, people walking in the middle ground and a postman in the foreground.
  16. Slide, Magic Lantern
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    A rectangular glass slide with five handpainted figures one of whom appears to be Santa Claus.
  17. Bank One, Country Fair Shopping Center, Champaign, Illinois
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    303 S Mattis Avenue, Champaign, Illinois
  18. Settee, built specially for Abraham Lincoln
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Hardwood brown painted bench with arm rests, shaped seat and slightly curved backrest designed for comfort. Simple design on backrest resembles Windsor chairs. It is 81" long, 20" wide, and 32" high.
  19. Sofa belonging to the Abraham Lincoln family
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    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 material). The wood frame is made from mahogany. It is 82 1/2" long, 38 1/4" tall, and 20" deep.
  20. Loveseat, belonging to Abraham Lincoln
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Small mahogany sofa or loveseat, black horsehair upholstery, serpentine rail with carved rose and open Molding. Legs and seat rail have carvings as well. Legs have carved petals, and center has fruit-like carving (pineapple?). Thin arms, top rail ends with scrolls, sofa seat wedge-shaped, arms curve into back. L 66" x H 19" x D 20".
  21. Transparency, lantern slide
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Glass rectangular slide with painting pictures of men riding animals: rabbit, bird, frog rooster
  22. Slide, Magic Lantern
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    A rectangular glass slide with a handpainted scene depicting circus performers. On the left is a man training a black horse. On the right are two acrobatic clowns performing stunts with papered hoops.
  23. Slide, Magic Lantern
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    A rectangular glass slide with five scenes of people hunting in roundels framed in black background.
  24. Slide, Magic Lantern
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    A rectangular glass slide with five handpainted animal heads in roundels surrounded by a black background. They include: a bulldog, a monkey, a lion, a bear and another dog.
  25. Slide, Magic Lantern
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    A rectangular glass slide depicting five children. The first looks at the viewer full face, wears a ruffled collar and holds a whip behind his back
  26. Slide, Magic Lantern
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    A rectangular glass slide with a handpainted scene of four groups enjoying spring and summer activities: two people flying a kite, a man and his dog setting off on a hunt, two girls picking flowers, a boy chasing butterflies with a net.
  27. Slide, Magic Lantern
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    A rectangular glass slide with handpainted scenes of winter activities. People are engaged in ice-skating, making snowmen, sleigh-riding.
  28. Slide, Magic Lantern
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    A rectangular glass slide with five handpainted groups. The first three groups go together and tell the story of a boy who stole a man's cigar
  29. Slide, Magic Lantern
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    A rectangular glass slide depicting four boys riding a variety of things: a goat, a bicycle
  30. Slide, Magic Lantern
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    A rectangular glass slide with five men in various foolish activities.