One-handed Sign for &.

&

One-handed Sign for &.

A common glove of the 16th century.

16th Century Glove

A common glove of the 16th century.

One-handed Sign for A.

A

One-handed Sign for A.

Two-handed Sign for A.

A

Two-handed Sign for A.

"A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush." Its better to have a small advantage rather than a greater one. -Trowbridge, 1866

Advantage Rebus

"A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush." Its better to have a small advantage rather than a greater…

This diagram shows a hand gesture that represents apathy or prostration.

Apathy

This diagram shows a hand gesture that represents apathy or prostration.

This diagram shows a hand gesture that represents argumentation.

Argumentation

This diagram shows a hand gesture that represents argumentation.

Veins of the upper extremity . Labels: 1, axillary artery; 2, axillary veins; 3, 4, basilic; 5, point where median basilic joins basilic; 6, posterior basilic vein; 8, anterior basilic vein; 9, point where cephalic enters axillary; 10, portion same vein; 11, point where median cephalic enters cephalic; 12, lower portion cephalic vein; 13, median cephalic vein; 14, median vein; 15, anastromosing branch; 16, cephalica-pollicis veins; 17, veins of fingers; 18, palmar veins.

Veins of the Arm and Shoulder

Veins of the upper extremity . Labels: 1, axillary artery; 2, axillary veins; 3, 4, basilic; 5, point…

Shows the muscles and tendons of the arm.

Muscle structure of the arm

Shows the muscles and tendons of the arm.

Muscles of the back of the hand and arm with their tendons.

Muscles and Tendons of the Arm

Muscles of the back of the hand and arm with their tendons.

Arteries of the palm of the head and front of the forearm. Labels: 3, deep part of the raised pronator of the radius; 4, long supinator muscle; 5, long flexor of the thumb; 6, square pronator; 7, deep flexor of the fingers; 8, cubital flexor of the wrist; 9, annular ligament; 10, the brachial artery; 12, radial artery; 13, recurring radial artery joining the end of the upper deep one; 4, superficial veins; 15, cubital artery; 16, superficial palmary arch; 17, magna artery of the thumb and radial artery of the index; 18, back cubital recurring artery; 19, front interosseous artery; 20, back interosseous artery.

Arteries of the Hand and Forearm

Arteries of the palm of the head and front of the forearm. Labels: 3, deep part of the raised pronator…

"Axe." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Axe

"Axe." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

One-handed Sign for B.

B

One-handed Sign for B.

Two-handed Sign for B.

B

Two-handed Sign for B.

A hand, with a bandage wound around the wrist.

Bandaged hand

A hand, with a bandage wound around the wrist.

Two hand binding an injury on an arm with a bandage.

Binding

Two hand binding an injury on an arm with a bandage.

"Shows how the bones of the arm (a), forearm (b), and hand (c), are twisted, and form a conical screw."—Pettigrew, 1874

Wing of Bird

"Shows how the bones of the arm (a), forearm (b), and hand (c), are twisted, and form a conical screw."—Pettigrew,…

"Blacksmith's Tongs." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Blacksmith's Tongs

"Blacksmith's Tongs." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

"Block shears act with additional leverage, and can consequently be used for rather thicker metal, the upper bow being replaced by a long straight handle, and the lower one by a stake which can by firmly fixed in a block of woood or otherwise." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Block Shears

"Block shears act with additional leverage, and can consequently be used for rather thicker metal, the…

Sign for "I will buy 50 shares."

Board of Trade sign language

Sign for "I will buy 50 shares."

Sign for "I will buy 30 shares."

Board of Trade sign language

Sign for "I will buy 30 shares."

Sign for "I will sell."

Board of Trade sign language

Sign for "I will sell."

Sign for "I will sell 100 shares."

Board of Trade sign language

Sign for "I will sell 100 shares."

Sign for "I will sell at 1/4."

Board of Trade sign language

Sign for "I will sell at 1/4."

"Place the cutoff at the center notch; cock the arm and turn the safety lock to a vertical position, raise the bolt handle and draw out the bolt." — Moss, 1914

Bolt mechanism dismounting

"Place the cutoff at the center notch; cock the arm and turn the safety lock to a vertical position,…

Depicted is a hand reaching out for a bow pencil.

Bow Pencil

Depicted is a hand reaching out for a bow pencil.

"The bradawl is a boring tool adapted only for soft wood." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Bradawl

"The bradawl is a boring tool adapted only for soft wood." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

One-handed Sign for C.

C

One-handed Sign for C.

Two-handed Sign for C.

C

Two-handed Sign for C.

This diagram shows a hand gesture that represents carelessness.

Carelessness

This diagram shows a hand gesture that represents carelessness.

Castanets held in a hand.

Castanets

Castanets held in a hand.

The board of trade sign for 1/2 cent.

1/2 Cent

The board of trade sign for 1/2 cent.

The board of trade sign for 1/4 cent.

1/4 Cent

The board of trade sign for 1/4 cent.

The board of trade sign for 1/8 cent.

1/8 Cent

The board of trade sign for 1/8 cent.

The board of trade sign for 3/4 cent.

3/4 Cent

The board of trade sign for 3/4 cent.

The board of trade sign for 3/8 cent.

3/8 Cent

The board of trade sign for 3/8 cent.

The board of trade sign for 5/8 cent.

5/8 Cent

The board of trade sign for 5/8 cent.

The board of trade sign for 7/8 cent.

7/8 Cent

The board of trade sign for 7/8 cent.

The board of trade sign for an even cent.

Even Cent

The board of trade sign for an even cent.

The board of trade sign for split quotations.

Split Quotations

The board of trade sign for split quotations.

"The cestus used in later times, in the public games, was a most formidable weapon. It was frequently covered with knobs and nails, and loaded with lead and iron.  Figures with the cestus frequently occur on ancient remains. They appear to have been of various forms as appears in the fololowing specimens taken from ancient monuments." — Anthon, 1891

Cestus

"The cestus used in later times, in the public games, was a most formidable weapon. It was frequently…

Fifteen children holding their hands above their heads.

Children

Fifteen children holding their hands above their heads.

Illustration showing the hand and food of a chimpanzee.

Chimpanzee Hands

Illustration showing the hand and food of a chimpanzee.

"The ordinary mortice chisel." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Chisel

"The ordinary mortice chisel." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

"The socket chisel." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Chisel

"The socket chisel." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

"The blacksmith's chisel." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Chisel

"The blacksmith's chisel." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

"The cross-cut chisel." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Chisel

"The cross-cut chisel." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

"The diamond point chisel." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Chisel

"The diamond point chisel." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

"The round-nose chisel." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Chisel

"The round-nose chisel." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

"The mason's chisel." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Chisel

"The mason's chisel." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

"The jumper chisel." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Chisel

"The jumper chisel." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

"The firmer chisel used by carpenters." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Chisel

"The firmer chisel used by carpenters." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

"The carver's chisel." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Chisel

"The carver's chisel." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Chart illustrating 45 hand positions representing sounds in the English language as described in the Lyon Phonetic Manual.

Code of English Sounds

Chart illustrating 45 hand positions representing sounds in the English language as described in the…

Consonants have a closed or narrowly expanded adjustment of the vocal organs, so that in their production some part of the throat or mouth obstructs, squeezes, or divides the breath. &hellip;in representing consonants the hand suggests a narrow adjustment of the organs, by having the prominent or accented fingers straightened and the second phalanx of the thumb close to the plane of the palm. <p> Non-Vocal Consonant positions have the voice phalanx of the thumb bent at right angles to the breath phalanx, or unaccented. Divided Consonant positions have the first and second fingers accented. Back Consonant positions, being posterior, have the palm held laterally at an angle to the arm.

Non-Vocal Divided Back Consonant

Consonants have a closed or narrowly expanded adjustment of the vocal organs, so that in their production…

Consonants have a closed or narrowly expanded adjustment of the vocal organs, so that in their production some part of the throat or mouth obstructs, squeezes, or divides the breath. &hellip;in representing consonants the hand suggests a narrow adjustment of the organs, by having the prominent or accented fingers straightened and the second phalanx of the thumb close to the plane of the palm. <p> Non-Vocal Consonant positions have the voice phalanx of the thumb bent at right angles to the breath phalanx, or unaccented. Divided Consonant positions have the first and second fingers accented. Lip Consonant positions, being anterior, have the palm upright and in line with the arm.

Non-Vocal Divided Lip Consonant

Consonants have a closed or narrowly expanded adjustment of the vocal organs, so that in their production…

Consonants have a closed or narrowly expanded adjustment of the vocal organs, so that in their production some part of the throat or mouth obstructs, squeezes, or divides the breath. &hellip;in representing consonants the hand suggests a narrow adjustment of the organs, by having the prominent or accented fingers straightened and the second phalanx of the thumb close to the plane of the palm. <p> Non-Vocal Consonant positions have the voice phalanx of the thumb bent at right angles to the breath phalanx, or unaccented. Divided Consonant positions have the first and second fingers accented. Point Consonant positions, being anterior, have the palm upright and in line with the arm.

Non-Vocal Divided Point Consonant

Consonants have a closed or narrowly expanded adjustment of the vocal organs, so that in their production…

Consonants have a closed or narrowly expanded adjustment of the vocal organs, so that in their production some part of the throat or mouth obstructs, squeezes, or divides the breath. &hellip;in representing consonants the hand suggests a narrow adjustment of the organs, by having the prominent or accented fingers straightened and the second phalanx of the thumb close to the plane of the palm. <p> Non-Vocal Consonant positions have the voice phalanx of the thumb bent at right angles to the breath phalanx, or unaccented. Divided Consonant positions have the first and second fingers accented. Top Consonant positions have the lower phalanges of the fingers at right angles to the plane of the palm.

Non-Vocal Divided Top Consonant

Consonants have a closed or narrowly expanded adjustment of the vocal organs, so that in their production…

Consonants have a closed or narrowly expanded adjustment of the vocal organs, so that in their production some part of the throat or mouth obstructs, squeezes, or divides the breath. &hellip;in representing consonants the hand suggests a narrow adjustment of the organs, by having the prominent or accented fingers straightened and the second phalanx of the thumb close to the plane of the palm.  <P>Non-Vocal Consonant positions have the voice phalanx of the thumb bent at right angles to the breath phalanx, or unaccented. Mixed Consonant positions have the second, third, and fourth fingers accented. Back Consonant positions, being posterior, have the palm held laterally at an angle to the arm.

Non-Vocal Mixed Back Consonant

Consonants have a closed or narrowly expanded adjustment of the vocal organs, so that in their production…

Consonants have a closed or narrowly expanded adjustment of the vocal organs, so that in their production some part of the throat or mouth obstructs, squeezes, or divides the breath. &hellip;in representing consonants the hand suggests a narrow adjustment of the organs, by having the prominent or accented fingers straightened and the second phalanx of the thumb close to the plane of the palm. <p> Non-Vocal Consonant positions have the voice phalanx of the thumb bent at right angles to the breath phalanx, or unaccented. Mixed Consonant positions have the second, third, and fourth fingers accented. Lip Consonant positions, being anterior, have the palm upright and in line with the arm.

Non-Vocal Mixed Lip Consonant

Consonants have a closed or narrowly expanded adjustment of the vocal organs, so that in their production…