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  • African American Portraits (1820-1920) Historical portraits from the African American Perspectives Collection, comprised of items from the African American Pamphlet Collection and the Daniel A.P. Murray Collection
  • Caldecott Randolph Caldecott! A children’s book illustrator so beloved that a medal was named in his honor by the American Library Association for the best children’s book illustrator of the year.
  • The Brownies' Book (1920-1921) Images from the serial publication designed for African-American children by educational advocate W.E.B. Du Bois
  • A Child's Garden of Verses Illustrations by Charles Robinson of the 1895 edition of the classic by Robert Louis Stevenson
  • "The Raven" Edgar Allen Poe’s classic tale with illustrations by Gustave Doré
  • Precious Dutch Miniatures Illustrations from the 1693 "Verscheyde Soorte van Miniatuur” by Johannes Teyler, painter, engraver and inventor of the color print.
  • Academia Italica Illustratons Samples of anatomy and how-to drawings from a rare “publick school of drawing.”
  • Hocus Pocus Prestidigitation, artifice, ruse, subterfuge and general illusory wonderment.
  • Roses by Redouté Botanical illustrator Pierre-Joseph Redouté took a walk through the Empress Josephine's rose garden.
  • Illustrations of William Blake Pinterest board Brilliant and breathtaking imagery of William Blake (1757-1827).
  • The Art of Good Eating Pinterest board Gastronomic and epicurean-themed illustrations.
  • Audubon Birds Pinterest board Timeless illustrations from "Birds of America" by ornithologist, artist, and naturalist John James Audubon.

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