71 illustrations from literature starting with the letter O, including: The Old House, The Old Woman and Her Pig, Ole Luk-Oie, Othello, and more

"Odin then regulatied the periods of day and night and the seasons by placing in the heavens the sun and moon, and appointing them to their respective courses." —Bulfinch, 1897

Odin

"Odin then regulatied the periods of day and night and the seasons by placing in the heavens the sun…

"And they came to the place which God had told him of. And Abraham built the altar there, and laid the wood in order, and bound Isaac his son, and laid him on the altar, upon the wood. And Abraham stretched forth his hand, and took the knife to slay his son. And the angel of Jehovah called unto him out of heaven, and said, Abraham, Abraham. And he said, Here I am. And he said, Lay not thy hand upon the lad, neither do thou anything unto him. For now I know that thou fearest God, seeing thou hast not withheld thy son, thine only son, from me." Genesis 22:9-12

<p>This sculpture is a Bronze-relief by Brunellesco. There is a similar sculpture done by Ghiberti. It can now be found in the National Museum in Florence, Italy.

Offering of Isaac

"And they came to the place which God had told him of. And Abraham built the altar there, and laid the…

This sculpture is a Bronze-relief by Ghiberti. It is of a man on his knees in the presence of Jesus. It can now be found on the North Door of the Bapistry in Florence, Italy.

Offering of the Wise Men

This sculpture is a Bronze-relief by Ghiberti. It is of a man on his knees in the presence of Jesus.…

"And he shall bring it to Aaron's sons the priests: and he shall take thereout his handful of the flour thereof, and of the oil thereof, with all the frankincense thereof; and the priest shall burn the memorial of it upon the altar, to be an offering made by fire, of a sweet savour unto the LORD:" Leviticus 2:2 KJV

The High Priest Offering Incense on the Golden Altar

"And he shall bring it to Aaron's sons the priests: and he shall take thereout his handful of the flour…

Ogre leaning on club

Ogre

Ogre leaning on club

Ogre stuck in window

Ogre

Ogre stuck in window

A scene from the story, <em>Olaf of Orchard Farm</em>.

Olaf

A scene from the story, Olaf of Orchard Farm.

A scene from the story, <em>Olaf of Orchard Farm</em>.

Olaf

A scene from the story, Olaf of Orchard Farm.

"Old woman, old woman, shall we go a-shearing?"

Old Couple

"Old woman, old woman, shall we go a-shearing?"

A scene from the story, "The Old Gravestone."

The Old Gravestone

A scene from the story, "The Old Gravestone."

A scene from the story, "The Old Gravestone."

The Old Gravestone

A scene from the story, "The Old Gravestone."

A scene from the story, "The Old House."

The Old House

A scene from the story, "The Old House."

A scene from the story, "The Old House."

The Old House

A scene from the story, "The Old House."

A scene from the story, "The Old House."

The Old House

A scene from the story, "The Old House."

A scene from the story, "The Old House."

The Old House

A scene from the story, "The Old House."

Old King Cole was a merry old soul, and a merry old soul was he.

Old King Cole

Old King Cole was a merry old soul, and a merry old soul was he.

Old King Cole was a merry old soul, and a merry old soul was he.

Old King Cole

Old King Cole was a merry old soul, and a merry old soul was he.

Scene from the story, "Old King Cole."

Old King Cole

Scene from the story, "Old King Cole."

Scene from the story, "Old King Cole."

Old King Cole

Scene from the story, "Old King Cole."

Old King Cole calling for his fiddlers three.

Old King Cole

Old King Cole calling for his fiddlers three.

Old man falling down.

Old man

Old man falling down.

"There was an old man of Tobago, Who lived on rice, gurel, and sago. Till, much to his bliss, his physician said this--To a leg, sir, of mutton you may go."

Old Man

"There was an old man of Tobago, Who lived on rice, gurel, and sago. Till, much to his bliss, his physician…

"There was an old man of Tobago, Who lived on rice, gurel, and sago. Till, much to his bliss, his physician said this--To a leg, sir, of mutton you may go."

Old Man

"There was an old man of Tobago, Who lived on rice, gurel, and sago. Till, much to his bliss, his physician…

Scene from the story, "A Falling Out."

Old Man

Scene from the story, "A Falling Out."

Image from the story, <em>The Sing-Song of Old Man Kangaroo.</em>

Old Man Kangaroo

Image from the story, The Sing-Song of Old Man Kangaroo.

Image from the story, <em>The Sing-Song of Old Man Kangaroo.</em>

Old Man Kangaroo

Image from the story, The Sing-Song of Old Man Kangaroo.

A scene from the story, <em>Old Mother Hubbard.</em>

Old Mother Hubbard

A scene from the story, Old Mother Hubbard.

Japanese silhouettes telling the story of Old Mother Hubbard and her dog.

Old Mother Hubbard

Japanese silhouettes telling the story of Old Mother Hubbard and her dog.

A scene from the story, "The Old Street Lamp."

The Old Street Lamp

A scene from the story, "The Old Street Lamp."

Scene from the story, "Old Sultan."

Old Sultan

Scene from the story, "Old Sultan."

Old woman in doorway spins flax

Old woman

Old woman in doorway spins flax

There was an old woman; Lived under a hill; And if she's not gone; She lives there still.

Old Woman

There was an old woman; Lived under a hill; And if she's not gone; She lives there still.

There was an old woman lived under a hill. And if she's not gone, she lives there still.

Old Woman

There was an old woman lived under a hill. And if she's not gone, she lives there still.

"There was an old woman tossed up in a basket,Nineteen times as high as the moon;Where she was going I couldn't but ask itFor in her hand she carried a broom." -University Society, 1920

Old Woman

"There was an old woman tossed up in a basket, Nineteen times as high as the moon; Where she was going…

The line of characters and their actions in order for the pig to go over the stile.

Old Woman and Animals

The line of characters and their actions in order for the pig to go over the stile.

Scene from the nursery rhyme, "The Old Woman and Her Pig."

Old Woman and Her Pig

Scene from the nursery rhyme, "The Old Woman and Her Pig."

Scene from the nursery rhyme, "The Old Woman and Her Pig."

Old Woman and Her Pig

Scene from the nursery rhyme, "The Old Woman and Her Pig."

Scene from the nursery rhyme, "The Old Woman and Her Pig."

Old Woman and Her Pig

Scene from the nursery rhyme, "The Old Woman and Her Pig."

Scene from the nursery rhyme, "The Old Woman and Her Pig."

Old Woman and Her Pig

Scene from the nursery rhyme, "The Old Woman and Her Pig."

The old woman buying her pig at market.

Old Woman and Pig

The old woman buying her pig at market.

The old woman buying her pig at market.

Old Woman and Pig

The old woman buying her pig at market.

The old woman and her pig sitting by the road.

Old Woman and Pig

The old woman and her pig sitting by the road.

The old woman talks to the butcher.

Old Woman and Pig

The old woman talks to the butcher.

The old woman talks to the rat. "Rat, rat, gnaw the rope."

Old Woman and Pig

The old woman talks to the rat. "Rat, rat, gnaw the rope."

The old woman talks to the cow. "Cow, cow, give me a saucer of milk."

Old Woman and Pig

The old woman talks to the cow. "Cow, cow, give me a saucer of milk."

The old woman talks to the haymakers. "haymakers, give me a wisp of hay."

Old Woman and Pig

The old woman talks to the haymakers. "haymakers, give me a wisp of hay."

"The cat began to kill the rat."

Old Woman and Pig

"The cat began to kill the rat."

An illustration for the story, "There was an old woman who lived in a shoe...had so many children..."

The Old Woman who Lived in a Shoe

An illustration for the story, "There was an old woman who lived in a shoe...had so many children..."

Ole Luk-Oie telling a story to a child in bed, from "Ole Luk-Oie."

Ole Luk-Oie

Ole Luk-Oie telling a story to a child in bed, from "Ole Luk-Oie."

Ole Luk-Oie telling a story to a children in bed, from "Ole Luk-Oie."

Ole Luk-Oie

Ole Luk-Oie telling a story to a children in bed, from "Ole Luk-Oie."

A scene of Ole Luk-Oie and Dolls, from "Ole Luk-Oie."

Ole Luk-Oie and Dolls

A scene of Ole Luk-Oie and Dolls, from "Ole Luk-Oie."

A scene of Ole Luk-Oie and a mouse, from "Ole Luk-Oie."

Ole Luk-Oie and Mouse

A scene of Ole Luk-Oie and a mouse, from "Ole Luk-Oie."

Ole Luk-Oie and the stork, from "Ole Luk-Oie."

Ole Luk-Oie and Stork

Ole Luk-Oie and the stork, from "Ole Luk-Oie."

A scene of Ole Luk-Oie and Swans, from "Ole Luk-Oie."

Ole Luk-Oie and Swans

A scene of Ole Luk-Oie and Swans, from "Ole Luk-Oie."

A scene from the story, "Ole-Luk-Oie."

Ole-Luk-Oie

A scene from the story, "Ole-Luk-Oie."

A scene from the story, "Ole-Luk-Oie."

Ole-Luk-Oie

A scene from the story, "Ole-Luk-Oie."

An illustration of the literary character Oliver Twist being fed porridge.

Oliver Twist

An illustration of the literary character Oliver Twist being fed porridge.

Desdemona confesses her love for Othello.

Desdemona and Othello

Desdemona confesses her love for Othello.

Desdemona and Othello.

Desdemona and Othello

Desdemona and Othello.

Desdemona and Othello.

Desdemona and Othello

Desdemona and Othello.