"Ægis- Varvakeion Statuette of Athena."-Whitney, 1902

Ægis

"Ægis- Varvakeion Statuette of Athena."-Whitney, 1902

Man waring Ocreae, or greaves. (From the Aeginetan Marbles)

Aeginetan Marbles

Man waring Ocreae, or greaves. (From the Aeginetan Marbles)

"A breastplate covered with metal in the form of scales, not used to support the shield, as was done with the more ancient aegis, but extending equally on both sides, from shoulder to shoulder." — Anthon, 1891

Aegis

"A breastplate covered with metal in the form of scales, not used to support the shield, as was done…

"Aphrodite or Venus" —Bulfinch, 1897

Aphrodite

"Aphrodite or Venus" —Bulfinch, 1897

"Apollo, the principal deity of the Dorians." — Smith, 1882

Apollo

"Apollo, the principal deity of the Dorians." — Smith, 1882

"The hair was drawn up around the head, and fastened in a knot." — Anthon, 1891

Apollo and diana

"The hair was drawn up around the head, and fastened in a knot." — Anthon, 1891

"Apollo was passionately fond of a youth named Hyacinthus. He accompanied him in his sports, carried the nets when he went fishing, led the dogs when he went to hunt, followed him in his excursions in the mountains, and neglected for him his lyre and his arrows." —Bulfinch, 1897

Apollo and Hyacinthus

"Apollo was passionately fond of a youth named Hyacinthus. He accompanied him in his sports, carried…

An ancient sculpture representing an athlete using a strigil to scrape sweat and dust off his body.

Apoxyomenos

An ancient sculpture representing an athlete using a strigil to scrape sweat and dust off his body.

"Archaistic Bronze Statuette from Verona, in the British Museum, in the imitation of Greek work, of the sixth century B.C."-Whitney, 1902

Archaistic Statuette

"Archaistic Bronze Statuette from Verona, in the British Museum, in the imitation of Greek work, of…

"Ariadne on wakening and finding herself deserted abandoned herself to grief." —Bulfinch, 1897

Ariadne abandoned

"Ariadne on wakening and finding herself deserted abandoned herself to grief." —Bulfinch, 1897

"Aristotle was born in 384 B.C., at Stagira, a seaport town of Chalcidice, whence he is frequeently called the Stagirite. At the age of 17, Aristotle, who had then lost both father and mother, repaired to Athens. Plato considered him his best scholar, and called him "the intellect of his school."" — Smith, 1882

Aristotle

"Aristotle was born in 384 B.C., at Stagira, a seaport town of Chalcidice, whence he is frequeently…

The temple of Asklepios.

Temple of Asklepios

The temple of Asklepios.

"Pericles, after divorcing a wife with whom he had lived unhappily, took his mistress Aspasia to his house, and dwelt with her till his death on terms of the greatest affection. She was distinguished not only for her beauty, but also for her learning and accomplishments. Her intimacy with Anaxagoras, the celebrated Ionic philosopher, was made a handle for wounding Pericles in his tenderest relations." — Smith, 1882

Bust of Aspasia

"Pericles, after divorcing a wife with whom he had lived unhappily, took his mistress Aspasia to his…

"The king, a rude heroic figure, stands upright before the god. He holds a club in the left hand, in the right a sickle or crook, emblematic of the shepherd of his people. The right arm is bare; the left is covered by a richly fringed mantle, thrown twice round the body."—Webster, 1913

An Assyrian Statue

"The king, a rude heroic figure, stands upright before the god. He holds a club in the left hand, in…

"Athena (Minerva), the national deity of the Athenians." — Smith, 1882

Athena

"Athena (Minerva), the national deity of the Athenians." — Smith, 1882

"Marble statue of Augustus. In the Vatican." —D'Anvers, 1895

Augustus

"Marble statue of Augustus. In the Vatican." —D'Anvers, 1895

Statue of Brahma.

Brahma

Statue of Brahma.

"Bronze figure, originally applied a relief. Found at Tarentum. Apparently in the style of Lysippus." — Encyclopedia Britanica, 1893

Bronze Figure

"Bronze figure, originally applied a relief. Found at Tarentum. Apparently in the style of Lysippus."…

"Bronze statuette, from Athens." — Encyclopedia Britanica, 1893

Bronze Statuette

"Bronze statuette, from Athens." — Encyclopedia Britanica, 1893

A piece of statuary representing the head, shoulders and breast.

Bust

A piece of statuary representing the head, shoulders and breast.

The bust of Julius Caesar.

Bust of Julius Caesar

The bust of Julius Caesar.

A cartoon of a bust of William Shakespeare. His name is crossed out and replaced with 'Denver Bil', and a hat has been placed on his head.

Cartoon of Bust of Altered Shakespeare

A cartoon of a bust of William Shakespeare. His name is crossed out and replaced with 'Denver Bil',…

The Antique chair included a statue of Jupiter on the chair.

Antique Chair

The Antique chair included a statue of Jupiter on the chair.

Greek philosopher. Sketch of a restoration.

Chrysippus

Greek philosopher. Sketch of a restoration.

(1451-1506) Famous for his voyage to the New World in 1492.

Christopher Columbus

(1451-1506) Famous for his voyage to the New World in 1492.

A statue by Daniel C. French at Concord Bridge.

The Concord Minute Man

A statue by Daniel C. French at Concord Bridge.

The head of Michelangelo's sculpture, David.

David

The head of Michelangelo's sculpture, David.

"Diana of Ephesus." —Bulfinch, 1897

Diana of Ephesus

"Diana of Ephesus." —Bulfinch, 1897

The sculpture, Discobolus by Naucydes.

Discobolus

The sculpture, Discobolus by Naucydes.

A sculpture representing and commemorating a person, usually in a church.

Effigy

A sculpture representing and commemorating a person, usually in a church.

"Eirene (Peace)." —Bulfinch, 1897

Eirene

"Eirene (Peace)." —Bulfinch, 1897

A fetish is an object believed to have supernatural powers. This fetish creature which may represent a deity, comes from Dahomey, Africa.

Fetish of African Deity

A fetish is an object believed to have supernatural powers. This fetish creature which may represent…

A fetish is an object believed to have supernatural powers. This fetish creature which may represent a deity, comes from Dahomey, Africa.

Fetish of African Deity

A fetish is an object believed to have supernatural powers. This fetish creature which may represent…

A fetish is an object believed to have supernatural powers. This fetish creature which may represent a deity, comes from Dahomey, Africa.

Fetish of African Deity

A fetish is an object believed to have supernatural powers. This fetish creature which may represent…

A fetish is an object believed to have supernatural powers. This fetish of a man and a woman comes from Dahomey, Africa.

Fetish of Man and Woman

A fetish is an object believed to have supernatural powers. This fetish of a man and a woman comes from…

"An ornamental figure, as a statue or bust, on the projecting part of the head of a ship, over the cutwater and immediately under the bowsprit." -Whitney, 1911

Figurehead of Ship

"An ornamental figure, as a statue or bust, on the projecting part of the head of a ship, over the cutwater…

A statue of Frederick the Great.

Statue of Frederick the Great

A statue of Frederick the Great.

An illustration of a statue of a freedman.

Statue of Freedman

An illustration of a statue of a freedman.

"Gaine. Renaissance sculpture. Maison de Pierre, Toulouse, France. In sculpture, the lower part of a figure of which the head, with sometimes the bust, is alone carved to represent nature, the remaining portion presenting, as it were, the appearance of a sheath closely enveloping the body, and consequently broader at the shoulders than at the feet." -Whitney, 1911

Gaine of Renaissance Sculpture

"Gaine. Renaissance sculpture. Maison de Pierre, Toulouse, France. In sculpture, the lower part of a…

"The battlefield of Gettysburg- breastworks, Culp's Hill- Gettysburg in the distance."— Frank Leslie, 1896

Battlefield of Gettysburg

"The battlefield of Gettysburg- breastworks, Culp's Hill- Gettysburg in the distance."— Frank…

"Medieval Griffin. Porch of the Duomo, Verona, Italy. GRIFFIN. In mythology, an imaginary animal supposed to be generated between the lion and the eagle, and to combine the head, front, and wings of an eagle with the body and hind quarters of a lion." -Whitney, 1911

Griffin

"Medieval Griffin. Porch of the Duomo, Verona, Italy. GRIFFIN. In mythology, an imaginary animal supposed…

"The point where major General Winfield Scott Hancock was wounded."— Frank Leslie, 1896

Hancock statue

"The point where major General Winfield Scott Hancock was wounded."— Frank Leslie, 1896

"When once the mortal part of him has perished, Juno lays aside her enmity and marries him to Hebe, her own daughter and the embodiment of youth." —Bulfinch, 1897

Hebe

"When once the mortal part of him has perished, Juno lays aside her enmity and marries him to Hebe,…

"He promised her marriage, and as they stood before the alter of Hecate, called the goddess to witness his oath." —Bulfinch, 1897

Hecate

"He promised her marriage, and as they stood before the alter of Hecate, called the goddess to witness…

Statue of Patrick Henry, American Revolutionary, in Richmond, Virginia.

Statue of Patrick Henry at Richmond, VA

Statue of Patrick Henry, American Revolutionary, in Richmond, Virginia.

"The Farnese Hercules (Colossal). Found in 1540 in the Baths of Caracalla. In the Naples Museum." —D'Anvers, 1895

Farnese Hercules

"The Farnese Hercules (Colossal). Found in 1540 in the Baths of Caracalla. In the Naples Museum." —D'Anvers,…

Herald of the Olympian gods, shown with the child Dionysus.

Hermes

Herald of the Olympian gods, shown with the child Dionysus.

Statue of Hermes (Mercury).

Hermes

Statue of Hermes (Mercury).

"The first writer who deserves the name of a historian is Herodotus, hence called the Father of History. Herodotus was born in the Dorian colony of Halicarnassus in Caria, in the year 484 B.C., and accordingly about the time of the Persian expeditions to Greece." — Smith, 1882

Bust of Herodotus

"The first writer who deserves the name of a historian is Herodotus, hence called the Father of History.…

"Of the Homeric poems the Iliad and the Odyssey were the most distinguished and have alone come down to us. The subject of the Iliad was the exploits of Achilles and of the other Grecian heroes before Ilium or Troy, that of the Odyssey was the wanderings and adventures of Odysseus or Ulysses after the capture of Troy on his return to his native island." — Smith, 1882

Bust of Homer

"Of the Homeric poems the Iliad and the Odyssey were the most distinguished and have alone come down…

Greek goddess of health. Daughter of Asklepios and granddaughter of Apollo.

Hygieia

Greek goddess of health. Daughter of Asklepios and granddaughter of Apollo.

"Iris puts on her robe of many colors, and tingeing the sky with her bow, seeks the palace of the King fo Sleep." —Bulfinch, 1897

Iris

"Iris puts on her robe of many colors, and tingeing the sky with her bow, seeks the palace of the King…

"Part of Statue of Jean de Bourbon, from st. Denis, 1379." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Jean de Bourbon

"Part of Statue of Jean de Bourbon, from st. Denis, 1379." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

An illustration of a jester being hit by a statue.

Jester & Statue

An illustration of a jester being hit by a statue.

Richard Mentor Johnson (October 17, 1780 or 1781 – November 19, 1850) was the ninth Vice President of the United States, serving in the administration of Martin Van Buren. He was the only vice-president ever elected by the United States Senate under the provisions of the Twelfth Amendment. Johnson also represented Kentucky in the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate and began and ended his political career in the Kentucky House of Representatives.

Richard Mentor Johnson's Monument

Richard Mentor Johnson (October 17, 1780 or 1781 – November 19, 1850) was the ninth Vice President…

"The great Bartholdi statue, 'Liberty Enlightening the World,' erected upon Bedloe's Island in New York Bay, was the gift of France to the American People."-Lupton

Statue of Liberty

"The great Bartholdi statue, 'Liberty Enlightening the World,' erected upon Bedloe's Island in New York…

"Equestrian state of Marcus Aurelius." — Young, 1901

Statue of Marcus Aurelius

"Equestrian state of Marcus Aurelius." — Young, 1901

The statue of Jacques Marquette in front of Fort Mackinac.

Statue of Jacques Marquette

The statue of Jacques Marquette in front of Fort Mackinac.

Monument in the memory of Mary Washington at Fredericksburg, VA. Mary Ball Washington (1708 – 1789) was the mother of George Washington. Mary Ball met Augustine Washington and they married in 1730. Together, Mary and Augustine had six children.

Mary Washington Monument

Monument in the memory of Mary Washington at Fredericksburg, VA. Mary Ball Washington (1708 –…

John Mason was the founder and governor of New Hampshire.

Statue of John Mason

John Mason was the founder and governor of New Hampshire.