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  1. Digital Emblematica
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    The Digital Emblematica collection highlights a fraction of the internationally renowned emblem book collection owned by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Published in Germany, France, Italy, Spain and England, each digitized book can contain up to 1,500 emblems to peruse. These 17th and 18th Century creations typically link together three constitutive elements...
  2. Hutsonville Herald
    Collection

    The Hutsonville Herald was a politically independent newspaper serving Hutsonville, Illinois, a town on the Illinois-Indiana border. The digital holdings of the University Library reflect the industries of Hutsonville, an agricultural district featuring hardwood lumber, brick and tile works. Weekly subscribers could expect to find information on local, regional and internati...
  3. Portraits of Actors
    Collection

    Portraits of Actors, 1720-1920, includes almost 3,500 pictures of actors — studio portraits and actors posing in costume for a particular role or performing a scene from a play. Dramatists, theatrical managers, singers and musicians are also included, but the majority are British and American actors who worked between about 1770 and 1893. Among the hundreds of actors include...
  4. Small Homes Council Technical Notes (Digital Surrogates)
    Collection

    Digital Surrogates from the Small Homes Council Technical Notes, includes digitized technical Notes issued by the Small Homes Council-Building Research Council including Prevention and Treatment of Construction Damage to Shade Trees (TN-1: 1965); Built-up Roofing Details (TN-2: 1966, 1970, 1981); Insulation for Heating (TN-3: 1969, 1977); Converting a Concrete Slab to a Wood...
  5. Sousa Archives Music Instrument Digital Image and 3D Model Collection
    Collection

    The Sousa Archives and Center for American Music (SACAM) acquires and preserves significant archival records and historical artifacts in multiple formats that document America's diverse music heritage. The Center’s collection of historical music instruments, dating between 1810-1972, include rare cornets and trumpets, early boxwood clarinets and flutes, unique double-reed sa...
  6. Musette
    Multi-Page Item | 7 pages + 3D model

  7. Burnt church
    Multi-Page Item | 22 pages

    A structure in the form of a church, constructed of different plies of wood. Church stands on a heavier 43 x 30 cm oval base and both the base and church are covered in strips of biblical text cut from modern published Bibles, and charred. Its roof lifts to reveal a charred Bible which is the King James version, bound in a leatherette cover.
  8. Flute
    Multi-Page Item | 7 pages + 3D model

  9. Flute
    Multi-Page Item | 7 pages + 3D model

    head, body joint
  10. Flute
    Multi-Page Item | 6 pages

    one piece
  11. flyering leftovers
    Image | 2006

    Staples and bits of paper leftover from flyering on a telephone pole.
  12. flyering leftovers
    Image | 2006

    Staples and bits of paper leftover from flyering on a telephone pole.
  13. weathered-fence-2188088147_f8e238c4bf_b
    Image | 2010

    Weathered wooden fence. 837 x 717 pixels.
  14. Portrait of James Fennell
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    Half-length portrait, seated, leaning back in chair.
  15. Portrait of James Fennell
    Image | 1814

    Half-length portrait, seated, leaning back in chair. From his "An Apology for the Life of James Fennell", facing title-page.
  16. bamboo-2922150040_af185effec_b
    Image | 2010

    bamboo screen 817 x 618 pixels.
  17. oak-grain-2895996994_58c0972172_b
    Image | 2010

    Wooden planks, floor or fence. 720 x 659 pixels.
  18. stripped-wood-3050933095_cb6a53cea0_b
    Image | 2010

    Old weathered wooden planks, wall or fence.
  19. Peasant Dolls
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    Male and female carved, wooden figures. The man is holding a jug in his left hand. There was an object in the man's right arm but it is no longer there. The woman is wearing a dress with an apron over it and a bonnet. The woman is holding a hoe. The man is 5-1/2" tall and the woman is 5" tall.
  20. Folding game table, belonging to Abraham Lincoln
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    Mahogany folding game table
  21. Wardrobe, belonging to Abraham Lincoln
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    Empire-style tall wardrobe. Bracket feet, base carved and scrolled, two large doors divided into two panels each, with narrow strip between doors. Two small mushroom-type wooden knobs. Plain cornice top, sides have one panel. L 56" x H 83 1/2" x W 20 1/2".
  22. Wardrobe, belonging to Abraham Lincoln
    Image

    Walnut and pine double-door wardrobe. Recessed section panels on the front doors. Butted board construction on sides and back. Sides are formed of one vertical board each
  23. Flower stand, belonging to Lincoln Family
    Image

    Oak flower stand with applied carving of lion's head on front panel. H 35 1/4" x W 14 1/2" x D 15 1/4".
  24. Trundle toy, made by Abraham Lincoln
    Image

    Wheeled cart with solid axles. Main body is rectangular block. Two thin boards run perpendicular on top and bottom of block with short pivots. Wheels screw to pivots. In center top, thin board also runs perpendicular, with two knobs on ends. Under one knob is a short pivoting lever. Center body covered with thin leather or paper. All lacquered. Large hole drilled in front. L...
  25. Footstool, belonging to Mary Todd Lincoln
    Image

    Caned footstool, oval top with rectangular caned area. Turned legs, bun turning at end with peg legs, round stretchers. L 14" x H 9 1/2" x W 11".
  26. Patent Model of device to refloat boats (reproduction)
    Image

    Reproduction of model boat with system of accordian bellows on sides and seven long poles to work system extending along sides of boat from base to well above deck. Model is stained in red oak stain. Bellows are grey. Boat is a long oval set on a stand.
  27. Insurance maps of Chicago, Illinois. Volume D
    Multi-Page Item | 116 pages | 1897

    title page, key map, and street index on 3 unnumbered sheets.
  28. Insurance maps of Chicago, Illinois. Volume A
    Multi-Page Item | 114 pages | 1905

    title page, key map, and street index on 4 unnumbered sheets.
  29. Metamora, Woodford County, Illinois, January 1910
    Multi-Page Item | 2 pages | 1910

    Also shows factories, commercial occupancy of buildings, property boundaries and house and block numbers.
  30. Minonk, Woodford Co., Ill., June 1906
    Multi-Page Item | 6 pages | 1906

    Also shows factories, commercial occupancy of buildings, property boundaries and house and block numbers.