George Mason University. Libraries. Special Collections Research Center
- Existence: 2016-
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
The collection consists of lithographs that appeared in Puck, Harper's Weekly, and Illustrated London News.
“A View of the Public Fire-Works to be exhibited on Occasion of the General Peace” architectural and instructional engraving
“A View of the Public Fire-Works to be exhibited on Occasion of the General Peace” architectural and instructional engraving, created circa 1749. The engraving shows a drawing of the pavilion to be built for the celebratory fireworks performance and its written specifications.
Seven pen and watercolor paintings on paper of character and chorus member costume designs for the opera “Aida,” circa early 1870s.
Original pencil drawing of a couple performing the minuet, with accompanying musicians and onlookers, presumably set in a French ball. The drawing is titled “Le Menuet de la Cour” which translates from the French to “The Minuet of the Court.”
Daily journal of a farmer in post-Civil War Northern Virginia.
Black and white photograph of John Cage, Gordon Mumma, and David Tudor at a concert rehearsal, taken July 5, 1968. The picture features, from left to right, Gordon Mumma, John Cage, and David Tudor sitting and standing behind electronic music equipment as they adjust parts of the equipment with their hands.
Content warning: Graphic sexual content and pornography. A group of thirteen Tijuana Bibles, some featuring popular cartoon characters, such as Popeye the Sailor Man and his girlfriend Olive Oyl. They also feature public figures such as Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor, as well as original characters, created circa 1930s.
Content warning: Sexist and offensive language. Photograph album made by a U.S. serviceman, most likely in the U.S. Army Air Force, that mostly shows locations in Oahu, Hawaii. The photographs date from 1942-1945, with the majority being taken between 1942 - 1943. The photos depict training at airfields on Oahu, including Wheeler Field and Bellows Field, as well as scenes of civilian life in Honolulu and Hilo, Hawaii, and San Francisco and San Diego, California.