Mother of Charles Stewart Parnell and is called an "American lady." She is the daughter of Commodore Stewart, of the United States navy. She was a supporter of the liberty of Ireland and was an active worker in the Irish National League.

Mrs. Parnell

Mother of Charles Stewart Parnell and is called an "American lady." She is the daughter of Commodore…

"Pegasus and the Nymphs." —Bulfinch, 1897

Pegasus and the Nymphs

"Pegasus and the Nymphs." —Bulfinch, 1897

A group of adult men and women caring for and bringing presents to a sick child in bed.

People Caring for the Sick

A group of adult men and women caring for and bringing presents to a sick child in bed.

"The <em>peplus</em> was a shawl which commonly formed part of the dress of females. It was often fastened by meeans ofa brooch, but was frequently worn without one, in the manner represented in the annexed cut, which is copied from one of Sir W. Hamilton's vases. Each of the females in this group wears an under garmet falling down to her feet, and over it an ample <em>peplus</em>, or shawl, which she passes entirely round her body, and then throws the loose extremity of it over her left shoulder, and behind her back as distinctly seen in the sitting figure." &mdash; Anthon, 1891

Peplus

"The peplus was a shawl which commonly formed part of the dress of females. It was often fastened…

Two women standing in the city of Perth pointing at a dwelling.

Perth

Two women standing in the city of Perth pointing at a dwelling.

The engraved illustration of Poliphilo in the garden from Hypnerotomachia Poliphili, one of the first printed books by Aldus Manutius.

Poliphilo in the Garden

The engraved illustration of Poliphilo in the garden from Hypnerotomachia Poliphili, one of the first…

"The child is wandering into danger great, / The mother draws it from a downward fate, / Thus stops its fall; better thus 'tis quite plain, / Than broken limbs to have, and hours of pain. / Would you prevent a man from drinking rum, / Destroy his liquor, and the work is done."&mdash;Barber, 1857

Prevention is Better than Cure

"The child is wandering into danger great, / The mother draws it from a downward fate, / Thus stops…

A profile illustration of two women.

Profile of Two Women

A profile illustration of two women.

In the short story The Attack on the Castle, the character Rebecca is drawn to show her moving to a window.

Rebecca Goes to the Window

In the short story The Attack on the Castle, the character Rebecca is drawn to show her moving to a…

The servant meets Rebekah in the Bible story, The Marriage of Isaac.

Rebekah

The servant meets Rebekah in the Bible story, The Marriage of Isaac.

An illustration of a group of refugees at a doorstep.

Refugees

An illustration of a group of refugees at a doorstep.

A Sanitary Commission lodge near Alexandria, Virginia during the Civil War.

Sanitary Commission

A Sanitary Commission lodge near Alexandria, Virginia during the Civil War.

Mark Twain illustrating an Italian newspaper as saying that one morning a man was standing up in a sitting posture on top of a cart lost his equilibrium and fell on himself, with his left leg caught under one of the wheels of the cart.

Serious Disgrace on the Old Bridge

Mark Twain illustrating an Italian newspaper as saying that one morning a man was standing up in a sitting…

An illustration of a group of women in a sewing circle.

Sewing Circle

An illustration of a group of women in a sewing circle.

An illustration of a group of men and woman holding sheet music and singing.

Singing Group

An illustration of a group of men and woman holding sheet music and singing.

A decorative illustration with soldiers on the left side and nurses tending to a soldier on the right.

Soldiers & Nurses

A decorative illustration with soldiers on the left side and nurses tending to a soldier on the right.

"Although the characteristics of this class of buildings are generally uniform, yet shades of difference occur here or there. These deviations are perceptible in the various countries where wooden houses are met with, and are found even in the different cantons of Switzerland. It would, however, carry us too far to enter more fully into various points of difference. [This image] exhibits a characteristic example of one of these Swiss-cottages or chalets."

Swiss House in the Canton of Berne, Iseltwald

"Although the characteristics of this class of buildings are generally uniform, yet shades of difference…

"The third class of timber buildings which has to be described is the so-called Swiss-Cottage style [shown here]. This class belongs exclusively to the country in contradistinction to the town. It is only lately that its application has been extended to other purposes, as for example, (and in combination with framed half-timbered construction) to railway stations, &c."

Group of Swiss Houses

"The third class of timber buildings which has to be described is the so-called Swiss-Cottage style…

"Indoor costume of modern Syrian Women." &mdash; Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Syrian Women

"Indoor costume of modern Syrian Women." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

"Outdoor costume of modern Syrian Women." &mdash; Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Syrian Women

"Outdoor costume of modern Syrian Women." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Outlines of people (woman standing, water skier, woman kneeling, man walking) made from tangram pieces. Tangrams, invented by the Chinese, are used to develop geometric thinking and spatial sense. 7 figures consisting of triangles, squares, and parallelograms are used to construct the given shapes.

People Outline Tangram Card #3

Outlines of people (woman standing, water skier, woman kneeling, man walking) made from tangram pieces.…

Solutions for outlines of people (woman standing, water skier, woman kneeling, man walking) made from tangram pieces. Tangrams, invented by the Chinese, are used to develop geometric thinking and spatial sense. 7 figures consisting of triangles, squares, and parallelograms are used to construct the given shapes.

People Outline Solution Tangram Card #3

Solutions for outlines of people (woman standing, water skier, woman kneeling, man walking) made from…

Silhouette outlines of people (woman standing, water skier, woman kneeling, man walking) made from tangram pieces. Tangrams, invented by the Chinese, are used to develop geometric thinking and spatial sense. 7 figures consisting of triangles, squares, and parallelograms are used to construct the given shapes.

People Silhouette Tangram Card #3

Silhouette outlines of people (woman standing, water skier, woman kneeling, man walking) made from tangram…

Solutions for silhouette outlines of people (woman standing, water skier, woman kneeling, man walking) made from tangram pieces. Tangrams, invented by the Chinese, are used to develop geometric thinking and spatial sense. 7 figures consisting of triangles, squares, and parallelograms are used to construct the given shapes.

People Silhouette Solution Tangram Card #3

Solutions for silhouette outlines of people (woman standing, water skier, woman kneeling, man walking)…

Ladies drinking tea

Tea Time

Ladies drinking tea

A tiny women sitting in a hat knitting while her cat licks its paw.

Tiny Women

A tiny women sitting in a hat knitting while her cat licks its paw.

Reception of Washington at Trenton

Trenton

Reception of Washington at Trenton

An illustration of a group of people riding tricycles down the street with other people and children watching.

People Riding Tricycles

An illustration of a group of people riding tricycles down the street with other people and children…

Two women; one sitting.

Two women

Two women; one sitting.

An illustration of two women peeking around the corner of a house.

Two Women Peeking Around a Corner

An illustration of two women peeking around the corner of a house.

A scene from "The Ugly Duckling."

Ugly Duckling

A scene from "The Ugly Duckling."

A scene from "The Ugly Duckling."

Ugly Duckling

A scene from "The Ugly Duckling."

From a hydria or vase painted by the "Siren Painter," this image shows Ulysses and the sirens from Homer's Odyssey.

Ulysses and Sirens

From a hydria or vase painted by the "Siren Painter," this image shows Ulysses and the sirens from Homer's…

"There are instances mentioned, however, where even women performed the wager of battle; in which case, to equalize the conditions, the man was placed in a pit waist-deep, with his left hand tied behind his back."&mdash;Myers, 1905

Wager of Battle Between a Man and Woman

"There are instances mentioned, however, where even women performed the wager of battle; in which case,…

An illustration of a group of men and women walking in a rain storm.

Walking in Rain

An illustration of a group of men and women walking in a rain storm.

An American women's suffragist. She had a heavy influence in the passage of the 18th and 19th amendments to the United States Constitution.

Frances E. Willard

An American women's suffragist. She had a heavy influence in the passage of the 18th and 19th amendments…

An illustration of two women standing at a door with one holding a large tree branch.

Woman Holding Tree Branch

An illustration of two women standing at a door with one holding a large tree branch.

An illustration of a woman serving tea to two other women.

A Woman Serving Tea to Two Women

An illustration of a woman serving tea to two other women.

A dancing woman.

Dancing Woman

A dancing woman.

An illustration of three women and two girls having tea and snacks.

Three Women & Two Girls Having Tea

An illustration of three women and two girls having tea and snacks.

Two women holding dogs.

Women and Dogs

Two women holding dogs.

An illustration of two women and a jester standing on the street.

Two Women and Jester on Street

An illustration of two women and a jester standing on the street.

In 1621, many "respectable young women for wives of those colonists" traveled to Jamestown.

Arrival of the Young Women at Jamestown

In 1621, many "respectable young women for wives of those colonists" traveled to Jamestown.

An illustration of two women cooking.

Women Cooking

An illustration of two women cooking.

An illustration of a group of women dancing.

Women Dancing

An illustration of a group of women dancing.

An illustration of a man tipping his hat in respect to two women sitting in a carriage.

Women in Carriage

An illustration of a man tipping his hat in respect to two women sitting in a carriage.

An illustration of two women playing chess.

Women Playing Chess

An illustration of two women playing chess.

An illustration of two women shaking hands.

Women Shaking Hands

An illustration of two women shaking hands.

A sketch of two women talking.

Women Talking

A sketch of two women talking.

An illustration of a group of women talking.

Women Talking

An illustration of a group of women talking.

An illustration of a group of women talking.

Women Talking

An illustration of a group of women talking.

An illustration of three women talking.

Three Women Talking

An illustration of three women talking.

An illustration of two women talking.

Two Women Talking

An illustration of two women talking.

An illustration of two women talking

Two Women Talking

An illustration of two women talking

An illustration of two women talking.

Two Women Talking

An illustration of two women talking.

"It is a very common error to translate <em>monile baccatum</em>, "a pearl necklace". The ornament of which we are here speaking is frequently shown in ancient paintings, as in the two following cuts." &mdash; Anthon, 1891

Women with necklaces

"It is a very common error to translate monile baccatum, "a pearl necklace". The ornament of…

"It is a very common error to translate <em>monile baccatum</em>, "a pearl necklace". The ornament of which we are here speaking is frequently shown in ancient paintings, &c., as in the two following cuts." &mdash; Anthon, 1891

Women with necklaces

"It is a very common error to translate monile baccatum, "a pearl necklace". The ornament of…

"These are two Turkish women, who have their heads and faces wrapped up." &mdash;Carpenter, 1902

Turkish women

"These are two Turkish women, who have their heads and faces wrapped up." —Carpenter, 1902

An illustration of eight different types of Greek women.

Types of Greek Women

An illustration of eight different types of Greek women.