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A Gothic-style church tower is seen in the middle distance. It dominates a cloudless sky in the upper portion of the image, with trees rising behind the lower portion of the building and a single story outcropping of the building expanding to the tower's left. The architectural details, especially the carved stonework and patterned brickwork, are rendered with precision.<br />
Signed and dated lower right on plate: "John Taylor Arms. 1937". Signed and dated lower right below plate in pencil: "John Taylor Arms 1937".<br />
Watermark: England
John Taylor Arms (American (North American))
Anglia Antiqua, West Walton
Gift of Carl Fredric Clarke
Photograph looking straight down onto a built landscape.
László Moholy-Nagy (American (North American))
From the Radio Tower, Berlin
Gift of Dr. Seymour and Barbara K. Adelson
A city situated on top of the horizon line juts out from the left side of the photograph. In the fore- and middle ground, two men pose frontally along a beach, one standing, one astride a donkey.
Felix Bonfils (French (culture or style))
Vue de Jaffa, prise de la plage—View of Jaffa, from the sea shore
1867 – 1885
Gift of Margaret and Howard Bond
A large stoneware jar with a slightly tapered body, wide shoulders and a wide flaring mouth.  There are smaller jars stacked on top, getting progressively smaller, topped with a hipped roof mimicking contemporary architectural features and additional architectural features such as towers around the mouth and a plethora of assorted figures, birds, and cosmological animals applied around the top half of the vessel.  It is covered in a grey-green celadon glaze. 
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Funerary Jar
265 – 317
Museum purchase made possible by a gift from William and Martha Steen
This collage consists of geometric shapes, primarily rectangles in various sizes stacked on top of one another to form a tower. The shapes are all black set against a solid brown background. The tower rests on two thin prongs. Shapes are repeated but there is no symmetry in the piece.
Robert Adams (British (modern))
Museum Purchase
Watercolor drawing of a hilly landscape with travelers in the left foreground, grazing animals in the middle ground, and a tower in the right background.
William Payne (British (modern))
Landscape with Tower and Distant Lake
1776 – 1830
Gift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. Spink
A black and white photograph of the area beneath the Eiffel Tower. A shadow from an arch of the structure covers most of the ground. A crowd of people stand beneath the tower.
André Kertész (American (North American))
From the Eiffel Tower, Paris
Museum Purchase
In this photograph, a man seated in profile on a white horse faces another man on foot with a town behind them.
Felix Bonfils (French (culture or style))
Vue générale de Lydda—Lydda: general view
1867 – 1885
Gift of Margaret and Howard Bond

Anna Gaskell (American (North American))
Untitled, The Peter Norton Family Christmas Project 2001
Gift of The Peter Norton Family Foundation
This photograph depicts a woman standing on a balcony looking over a cityscape. 
Helmut Newton (Australian)
Model and Meccano Set, Paris
Gift of Gerald and Selma Lotenberg
This painting is a rare depiction of the Jina&rsquo;s first preaching. It is said that the speech of the Jina is like no other and that miracles occur upon hearing it. Here the Jina is depicted with four heads, representing the miraculous ability to see from all four directions at once. The golden-hued Jina and the monk who venerate a Jina are nude, identifying them as belonging to the Digambara (sky-clad) sect of Jainism.
Artist Unknown, India, Rajasthan, Sirohi School
Digambara Jain manuscript page: Jina venerated by a monk and a royal devotee
18th century
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Leo S. Figiel and Dr. and Mrs. Steven J. Figiel.
Four spare industrial structures rise at different angles into an empty landscape. On the viewer&#39;s right, a scaffolding rises from the lower corner and angles to the left. On the left, another scaffold structure runs from the bottom corner along the left edge. In the middle, a building-like structure rises from the bottom of the composition and leans into the visual space, resting on a long rectangular solid that is draped with a cloth.
Kay Sage
Bounded on the West by the Land Under Water
Gift of the Estate of Kay Sage Tanguy