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[Printmaker Elizabeth Catlett retrospective exhibit full video, 2]

Description: Video footage from The Black Academy of Arts and Letters recorded during printmaker Elizabeth Catletts' retrospective exhibit titled "Fifty Years of Printmaking". The footage shows an interrupted close-up of the gallery wall followed by individual close-ups of prints. The footage pertaining to the exhibit cuts to bars at the 7:04 mark and switches to still pertaining to the 1990 Mesquite Rodeo Championship.
Date: [1990-06..1990-08]
Duration: 10 minutes 15 seconds
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[JBAAL artist talk with Samella Lewis, 2]

Description: Video footage from The Black Academy of Arts and Letters recorded during an artists talk with painter, sculptor and printmaker Samella Lewis on June 3rd, 1995. The footage shows Lewis presenting at a podium while showing a slideshow of various pieces of her work. The slideshow focuses on painting, drawings and prints.
Date: June 3, 1995
Duration: 1 hour 22 minutes 42 seconds
Creator: Lewis, Samella
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Man swinging an axe at a snake while his wife jumps back in surprise]

Description: Etching and engraving print of a man swinging an axe at a snake. The man appears to be protecting his wife and child who sit in front of a large open hearth. The wife reacts in surprise and fear in the midst of cooking dinner with the child in her lap. This print has a unique ghost image on its verso of a woman dressed in French style fashion with a large wig embellished with feathers.
Date: [1695..1800]
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

["The Expedition of Humphry Clinker"; "Burdock refiting the surgeon's attempt to trepan him."]

Description: Etching and engraving print from page 216 of Charles Grignion I's "The Expedition of Humphry Clinker"; "Burdock refiting the surgeon's attempt to trepan him.". The print includes an oval framing the scene with characteristic flourishes of ivy vines surrounding a plaque with the title information. The main figure in the image appears standing on his bed angrily confronting a flustered doctor to a room of terrified onlookers. The print was part of a copy of the picaresque novel "The Expedition of… more
Date: [1695..1800]
Creator: Grignion, Charles the Elder
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Engraving portrait of Johann Von Schonenburgh]

Description: Engraved portrait of German Catholic Archbishop Johann Von Schonenburgh, circa 1500-1600. The plate has the portrait framed by ornate scroll work including the face of a cherub, pears and ribbons. The description directly under the portrait reads "Religion and Wisdom".
Date: [1500..1600]
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

["Residence of Robert H. Rose esq." etching and engraving print]

Description: Etching and engraving titled "Residence of Robert H. Rose Esq." depicts the palatial historic home and grounds owned by Robert H. Rose in New York state. Several deer are resting on the lawn and several people are visible as silhouettes near the building.
Date: 1845
Creator: Smillie, James, 1807-1885 & Hinshelwood, Robert, 1812-1879
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

["A Western Lake by Sunset"]

Description: Steel engraving on a book leaf titled "A Western Lake by Sunset" depicting a vast landscape surrounding a distant lake and small rivers. On the verso side of the leaf are penciled notes about its missing companion page, page numbers and the collectors' information.
Date: 1851
Creator: Durand, A. B. (Asher Brown), 1796-1886 & Smillie, James, 1807-1885
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Etching of a man with coins]

Description: Etching "Portrait of Man", designed Guercino Da Cento and printed by Austrian printmaker Adam Bartsch, in 1782. The print shows a man illustrated with loose and energetic lines standing and pointing at coins resting on a table.
Date: 1782
Creator: Da Cento, Guercino & Bartsch, Adam
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

["The Beggars Opera" etching and engraving]

Description: Etching and engraving print of an lively outdoor opera with a small pit orchestra and performers in animals masks. The print, "The Beggars Opera", published in 1728 was printed for John Bonles and The Black Horse in Cornhill.
Date: 1728
Creator: Hogarth, William; Blake, William & Bonles, John
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Etcing and engraving "Puer parvulus minabiteos"]

Description: French religious etching and engraving titled "Puer Parvulus Minabiteos" (The Boy Threatened Them), which depictsa woman and three children in a field with a herd of wolfs, lions, and tigers among sheep and cattle. The main child, the baby Jesus, appears with a shepherds crook leading the flock.
Date: [1695..1800]
Creator: Le Clerc, Sébastien, 1637-1714 & Lacroix, S. F. (Silvestre François), 1765-1843
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Just the way they are]

Description: Photograph of a print by artist and print-maker Debbie Little-Wilson, a gift to Lory Masters. The print is divided into three sections, each depicting a cowboy theme motif. The first panel features two women hugging each other in front of a red truck that has rodeo written on the wooden crate. The second panel depicts a man riding a horse who is rearing, and the third panel shows a pair of cowboy boots next to a high-heel. At the bottom of the print the title, "Just the way you are" is written … more
Date: March 26, 2019
Creator: Gellner, Megan
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

["The Stars" mezzotint engraving]

Description: Mezzotint engraving print of a woman draped in fabrics with a wreath of ivy around her head playing a lyre with her face to the night sky. "The Stars" was designed by Middelton and printed by American printmaker John Sartain in Philadelphia in the early 1800s.
Date: [1797..1856]
Creator: Sartain, John
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Satirical print of English political figure Hugh Peters c.1600]

Description: Satirical Print of English preacher, political advisor and soldier who supported the Parliamentary cause during the English Civil War. The engraving, circa. 1600, shows Hugh Peters with a devil on his back with each foot on a stack of books that correspond to church and state while he holds the ties to bags of money that are labeled with "Revenue", "Plunder", "Thimbles" and "Benefices". Symbols of the monarchy and the church appear on the floor by his feet.
Date: [1695..1800]
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Two Mourners and Hope at Washingtons Grave]

Description: Engraving by Boston printmaker Thomas Clarke showing a man and woman weeping into handkerchiefs in front of the grave of George Washington. Washington's monument includes his face engraved below a cherubim and the epitaph "There is Reft in Heaven" and is set at the foot of a weeping willow. The two figures are being consoled by a figure of Hope, who stands by an anchor and points to heaven.
Date: [1695..1800]
Creator: Clark, Thomas
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Engraving of a woman holding a cross by Vitali]

Description: Italian engraving print of a woman holding a cross possibly the catholic female saint Margaret of Antioch. The print was a collaboration between painter Guidus Reni and was translated and printed by Pietro Marco Vitali in Rome in 1782. The image is accompanied by descriptive Italian text.
Date: 1782~
Creator: Reni, Guidus & Vitali, Pietro Marco
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Etching and engraving "David Tenier's House"]

Description: Etching and engraving of "David Tenier's House" published on August 15, 1757. The design was attribute to Dutch miniaturist David Eniers the Younger (1610-1690) and was printed by English printmaker Thomas Major (1720-1799). The image shows a large manor house on the right edge of a river bank with a bridge arching over the river. A group of three fisherman are gathered on the shore in the foreground communicating the scale of the rest of the scene to the viewer.
Date: August 15, 1757
Creator: Major, Thomas & Eniers the Younger, David
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

["Ben J. Franklin L.L.D." engraving print]

Description: Engraving of "Ben J. Franklin L.L.D." for European Magazine printed on April 1, 1783. The design is attributed to William Angus and printed by J. Fielding. The engraving shows an image of founding father Benjamin Franklin in a circular frame to replicate a painting by F. Schwediauer.
Date: April 1, 1783
Creator: Angus, William & Feilding, J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Portrait etching and engraving of actor David Garrick]

Description: Etching and engraving of English actor David Garrick printed on December 1st, 1773. The design is attributed to N. Dance and was printed by British engraver and painter John Hall. The image surrounded by a detailed oval frame and two cherubs holding symbolic objects tied to drama and the theatre.
Date: December 1, 1773
Creator: Hall, John & Dance, N.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Etching and engraving print "Porcie" from the portfolio "Galerie des Femmes fortes"]

Description: Etching and engraving of the historical female figure "Porcie" wearing roman style robes published in 1647 as part of the series "Galerie des Femmes fortes". The image is paired with descriptive French text that reads "Porcie at the edge of the burning coals, to go after her husband: and by the boldness and novelty of her death, equal to the reputation of Cato and the glory of Brutus."
Date: 1647
Creator: Rousselet, Gilles; Bosse, Abraham; Mariette, Pierre & Vignon, Claude
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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