Black-and-white steel engraving depicting Rebekah's arrival to Isaac, as described in Genesis 24:64. From The devotional family Bible : containing the Old and New Testaments, with explanatory notes, practical observations, copious marginal references, &c. by Alexander Fletcher, published New York: R. Martin & Co.
Black-and-white engraving depicting consuming the Passover lamb, as described in Exodus 12:11. Engraving by Martin Tyroff. From Kupfer-Bibel, in welcher die Physica Sacra, oder geheiligte Natur-Wissenschafft derer in Heil. Schrifft vorkommenden Natürlichen Sachen by Johann Jakob Scheuchzer published Augsburg and Ulm: Christian Ulrich Wagner, 1731-1735.
Black-and-white engraving depicting Jacob wrestling with the angel, as described in Genesis 32:24-32. Engraving by Georg Daniel Heumann. From Kupfer-Bibel, in welcher die Physica Sacra, oder geheiligte Natur-Wissenschafft derer in Heil. Schrifft vorkommenden Natürlichen Sachen by Johann Jakob Scheuchzer published Augsburg and Ulm: Christian Ulrich Wagner, 1731-1735.
Black-and-white engraving depicting the embalming of Jacob, as described in Genesis 50:2-3. Engraving by Georg Daniel Heumann. From Kupfer-Bibel, in welcher die Physica Sacra, oder geheiligte Natur-Wissenschafft derer in Heil. Schrifft vorkommenden Natürlichen Sachen by Johann Jakob Scheuchzer published Augsburg and Ulm: Christian Ulrich Wagner, 1731-1735.
Black-and-white lithograph depicting Moses presented to Pharaoh. Lithograph by Louis Stanislas Faivre-Duffer after a painting by Victor Orsel. The original painting is held by the Musée des beaux-arts de Lyon. Printed Paris: Imprimerie Lemercier.
Sheet music cover for "Israel in Egypt," composed by George Frideric Handel; arranged by John Clarke-Whitfield. With an engraving depicting text excerpted from Exodus 15 : "The horse and its rider He has thrown into the sea." Engraving by Isaac Taylor after Thomas Uwins. Published London: Clementi, Collard & Collard.
Black-and-white engraving depicting Deuteronomy 5:1. From The Holy Bible : containing the Old and New Testaments, according to the authorized translation ; with all the parallel texts and marginal readings ; to which are added notes and practical observations, designed as a help to a correct understanding of the sacred writings by Adam Clarke, published Liverpool: Printed by Nuttall, Fisher, Dixon, and Gibson.
Black-and-white wood engraving depicting the prophecy of Isaiah: "And He shall judge between the nations, and shall decide for many peoples; and they shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruninghooks; nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more." Wood engraving signed by the artist Howard Simon.
Black-and-white engraving depicting scenes from the Book of Esther. From Biblische Geschichten des Alten und Neuen Testaments / Historiae Biblicae Veteris et Novi Testamenti by Joseph Sebastian Klauber and Johann Baptist Klauber.
Black-and-white engraving depicting scenes from the six days of creation. From The whole genuine and complete works of Flavius Josephus : the celebrated warlike, learned and authentic Jewish historian… by by George Henry Maynard, with illustrated with marginal references... by Edward Kimpton, published London: Printed for J. Cooke.
Caricature by Louis M. Glackens published in Puck. The text reads : 1 --Mr. Isaacs: "Dere, now, I vill not vaste time mit dose things no more. Health or no health, time ish moneysh, and moneysh is vot I vos after." 2. --Mrs. Isaacs: "Oh, vot shall I do! Der doctor says as he vill die of der fatness if he don't take der dump-pell exercise." 3. --Mrs. Isaacs: "I haf it! I vill draw some plans und dake dem to dot iron foundries. He shall dake dot exercises." 4. --Mrs. Isaacs: " Come up in dot exercise room, Morris." --Mr. Isaacs: "I vill go, but no exercise for me on your life not." 5 --Mr. Isaacs: "Oh, Repecca! You vos one of dose ingeniuses. I could keep dis up all tay."
Black-and-white illustration of two men described as "Twee Vrienden van den Prins" ("two friends of the prince"). The accompanying story entitled "Modern Zeden" ("modern mores") describes two moneylenders, pictured here, and a prince who gives into their demands in order to receive money from them. Published in Asmodée: geillustreerde almanak.
Black-and-white wood engraving depicting a peddler mistaking an artist with a pack and portfolio for another peddler. Wood engraving by J. Augustus Bogert after an illustration by William de la Montagne Cary. Published in The Aldine, Volume 6.
Black-and-white offset print reproduction depicting the marriage ceremony of Leopold de Rothschild and Marie Perugia, held in the Central Synagogue on Great Portland Street in London. Published in the January 29, 1881, edition of The Illustrated London News.