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A black-and-white photograph of two hands, one holding a pen and writing on notepaper, the other placed on the paper to the right. The letterhead on notepaper is for the office of "Doctor P.E. Seidmann".
Ilse Bing
Dr. Seidelmann
gelatin silver print on paper
16 in x 20 in (40.64 cm x 50.8 cm)
Gift of Zoe and Yuri Gurevich in honor of Hava Gurevich
Long narrow strip of parchment with writing in red and black pigment; image at top shows a face with large eyes in a square with eight radiating triangles (Solomon's Seal); image at bottom shows a winged figure holding a sword (archangel).  Rows of eyes border the images.
Ethiopian Orthodox
Healing Scroll
parchment, pigment on leather scroll
60 7/8 in x 6 7/8 in x 1 1/2 in (154.62 cm x 17.46 cm x 3.81 cm);55 1/2 in x 3 5/16 in (140.97 cm x 8.41 cm);60 7/8 in x 6 7/8 in x 1 1/2 in (154.62 cm x 17.46 cm x 3.81 cm)
Gift of F. Karel Wiest
This print is vertically oriented with gray markings. A cream border surrounds it and it has “NIGHT” written below it. The lower half of the print has a busy street scene with lots of people taking parts of several stories (e.g. someone empting a chamber pot on people on the street, a tipped over carriage that is being set on fire, a quack doctor performing an operation in a candlelit room). The upper half of the print shows the tops of the buildings that line the street, iron-wrought shop signs, a statue of a man on horseback in the distance, and a crescent moon in a cloudy sky.
William Hogarth
The Four Times of Day: Night
etching and engraving on laid paper
18 3/16 in x 16 in (46.2 cm x 40.64 cm);28 1/16 in x 22 1/16 in (71.28 cm x 56.04 cm);23 ⅛ in x 18 ¼ in (58.74 cm x 46.36 cm);17 7/16 in x 14 ⅜ in (44.29 cm x 36.51 cm);18 3/16 in x 16 in (46.2 cm x 40.64 cm)
Museum Purchase
Niccolò Circignani
St. Catherine of Siena Blessing a Sick Child (?)
graphite, brown ink and wash on thin, slightly textured beige laid paper
7 5/8 x 10 13/16 in. (19.3 x 27.4 cm);18 1/8 x 22 1/8 in. (45.88 x 56.04 cm);10 3/16 x 13 7/16 in. (25.8 x 34 cm);7 5/8 x 10 13/16 in. (19.3 x 27.4 cm)
Given in memory of Dr. & Mrs. Milton J. Goodfriend
A bust of a pensive female figure enrobed in drapery is encased in a medallion.  It is above a sketched scene with multiple figures in an interior space, who surround a man lying in a bed that is enframed by a garland of foliage.
Jean Baptiste Raphaël Urbain Massard
Étude du tableau de la dame de Charité
etching and engraving on laid paper
9 1/4 in x 6 5/16 in (23.5 cm x 16.03 cm)
Gift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. Spink
This anthropomorphic <em>nkisi</em>, or power figure, stands upright with its head turned 90 degrees to the side. Like many <em>minkisi</em>, this one features a wide range of materials. A long metal chain hangs around its neck and a fiber packet containing medicinal substances is tied across its forehead with its loose ends dangling far below. More fiber is wrapped around its lower torso. The face features a slightly parted mouth and large eyes with attentive, black pupils. Protruding from the figure is a large, prominent belly, upon which is affixed a small horn.  
Vili (Kongo)
Power Figure
wood, tukula powder, fiber, metal chain, mirror, animal horn, glass, resin and split cane
5 15/16 in x 2 9/16 in x 2 3/8 in (15 cm x 6.5 cm x 6 cm);5 15/16 in x 2 9/16 in x 2 3/8 in (15 cm x 6.5 cm x 6 cm)
Gift of Candis and Helmut Stern
A photograph of people waiting in line to enter a children's clinic. There are two women, one man, and three children sitting on a bench in front of a large-scale painting of Lenin.
Margaret Bourke-White
Waiting Their Turn, Children's Clinic, Moscow
gelatin silver print on paper mounted on masonite
82 1/2 in x 60 in (209.55 cm x 152.4 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Carl R. Withers
A sitting woman and standing man face each other on the surface of a wrecked structure at the side of a large body of water. Curling metal bars burst from crumbling concrete walls in the foreground.
Flip Schulke
Explorers talking on a shipwrecked boat
gelatin silver print on paper
13 in x 8 ¾ in (33.02 cm x 22.23 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James Agah, Class of 1989 (BBA)
Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes
Los Proverbios (also known as "Los Disparates"), plate 16: Sanan cuchilladas mas no maleas palabras ("Wounds heal quicker than hasty words")
etching and burnished aquatint on paper
9 5/8 in x 13 3/4 in (24.45 cm x 34.92 cm);18 in x 22 in (45.72 cm x 55.88 cm);8 1/2 in x 12 13/16 in (21.59 cm x 32.54 cm);9 5/8 in x 13 3/4 in (24.45 cm x 34.92 cm);11 3/4 in x 17 1/16 in (29.85 cm x 43.34 cm)
Transfer from the University Library
This painted miniature Shahnama page was made by the Shiraz and Timurid schools, ca. 1460 in Baghdad, Iraq. The painting is done in ink, opaque watercolor and gold leaf on paper. The scene depicts the <em>Birth of Rustam </em>from the Shahnama, the Persian book of kings. 
Iranian
The Birth of Rustam, from the Shahnama of Firdausi
ink, opaque watercolor, and gold leaf on paper
10 7/16 in. x 7 3/16 in. ( 26.5 cm x 18.2 cm )
Museum Purchase
Victor Hammer
Oskar Stracker, Surgeon
mezzotint on wove paper
17 13/16 x 13 1/8 in. (45.2 x 33.3 cm)
Gift of Carolyn Reading Hammer
Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes
She prays for her (Ruega pro ella)
etching, burnished aquatint, drypoint and burin on paper
12 in x 8 in (30.48 cm x 20.32 cm);7 7/8 in x 5 3/16 in (20 cm x 13.18 cm);8 1/16 in x 5 7/8 in (20.48 cm x 14.92 cm)
Gift of Kurt Delbanco in honor of Nicholas Delbanco, and partial purchase with the funds from the W. Hawkins Ferry Fund

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35 Collection Object Sources

Dr. Seidelmann (2016/2.296)
Healing Scroll (1981/2.159)
Power Figure (2005/1.177)
Male Figure (2005/1.196.2)
Female Figure (2005/1.196.1)
Power Figure (2005/1.183)
Male Twin Figure (1986/2.119)
Calabash (kileu) (2005/1.231)
Herbalist's Staff (2017/1.660)
Abdominal Surgery (2017/2.108.10)

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