A pile of books and scrolls.

Books

A pile of books and scrolls.

An illustration of two boys, one reading a book and the other yawning and stretching.

Two Boys Reading & Yawning

An illustration of two boys, one reading a book and the other yawning and stretching.

A girl with a book, staring at a lit candle.

Girl and candle

A girl with a book, staring at a lit candle.

A girl with glasses reading a book.

Girl reading

A girl with glasses reading a book.

An illustration of a young girl sitting in a chair reading a book.

Girl Reading Book in Chair

An illustration of a young girl sitting in a chair reading a book.

An illustration of a blind girl sitting in a chair reading braille.

Blind Girl Reading Braille

An illustration of a blind girl sitting in a chair reading braille.

The frontispiece of Le Sorti de Marcolini by Giuseppe Porta in Venice, 1540.

Le Sorti de Marcolini Frontispiece

The frontispiece of Le Sorti de Marcolini by Giuseppe Porta in Venice, 1540.

"Phidias was the chief glory of the administration of Pericles. To him was committed the work of making the Parthenon sublime. From his studio went forth trophy after trophy to adorn the crowning glory of the Acropolis."

Phidias in His Study

"Phidias was the chief glory of the administration of Pericles. To him was committed the work of making…

"Device used to convieniently study musical tones." -Avery 1895

Sonometer

"Device used to convieniently study musical tones." -Avery 1895

"A spectroscope is an instrument used ot produce a spectrum of the light form any source, and for its study." -Avery 1895

Spectroscope

"A spectroscope is an instrument used ot produce a spectrum of the light form any source, and for its…

A boy studying at a desk.

Studying

A boy studying at a desk.

To take a general or comprehensive view of or appraise, as a situation, area of study, etc.

Instrumentation for Survey

To take a general or comprehensive view of or appraise, as a situation, area of study, etc.

"The graphic method of studying sounds, which fairly meets even the exacting demands of physicists, and is largely used by them may be briefly explained thus: Suppose the smoked plate [shown] to be a sheet of smoked paper fastened around a cylinder that is mounted that, when it is turned by a crank, the screw cut upon the axis moves the cylinder endwise as shown. Such and instrument is called a vibroscope." -Avery 1895

Graphic Method of Studying Sounds Using A Vibroscope

"The graphic method of studying sounds, which fairly meets even the exacting demands of physicists,…