Black-and-white offset print reproduction depicting the funeral of Rabbi Nathan Marcus Adler at the Willesden United Synagogue Cemetery. Published in the February 1, 1890, edition of The Illustrated London News.
Color lithographic maps showing the dispersal of the descendants of Noah after the flood, and the twelve tribes of Israel, with additional biblical maps. From Cram's universal atlas : geographical, astronomical and historical by George F. Cram, published Chicago: George F. Cram.
Black-and-white offset print reproduction of the interior of the Great Synagogue in London at Duke's Place during a service in memory of Rabbi Nathan Marcus Adler. Published in the February 1, 1890, edition of The Illustrated London News.
A photograph of a Plains Native American man and woman. They are standing in front of a teepee with other teepees being constructed in the background. In front of the couple is a dog attached to a travois, a harness used to pull objects. The woman and man are both wearing traditional outfits. The caption below the photo reads "Bull's Head Indian, Squaw and Dog in Harness." The accompanying article details Canada's relationship with Native American tribes.
The exterior of Catedral de la Virgen Maria de la Concepcion Immaculada de la Habana (Cathedral of the Virgin Mary of the Immacualte Concepton). The lower left corner says: "S.A. Cohner O'Reilly 62 Habana."
Currency in the form of a heavy hemispherical bangle with beveled edges. Created with puddle mold method of casting. Origin Bambole, Bayele, and Balengo people of the Mbole region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
An envelope and enclosed four-page letter from Theodore Drayton Grimke-Drayton to his son, Theodore Drayton Grimke-Drayton [Jr.?]. Grimke-Drayton tells his son about traveling on a "big boat" (presumably across the Atlantic Ocean to the U.S.) and that he had become ill while aboard ship.
A four-page letter from Theodore Drayton Grimke-Drayton to his son, Theodore Grimke-Drayton [Jr.]. Grimke-Drayton tells his son that he is "far away" on a "very big boat." He also describes some of the animals he has seen while traveling.
An envelope and enclosed four-page letter from Theodore Drayton Grimke-Drayton to his son, Theodore Drayton Grimke-Drayton [Jr.?]. Grimke-Drayton tells his son that he may bring "terrapins" with him when he returns home to England. Grimke-Drayton tells his son to try to be good for his mother's sake.
Black-and-white offset print reproduction with portraits of Jewish individuals prominent in London during the late 19th century. Includes the following: Rev. Professor David Woolf Marks, Baron Henry de Worms, Dr. Henry Behrend, Sir Phillip Magnus, Samuel Montagu, Joseph Sebag Montefiore, Sir Albert Sassoon, Benjamin Louis Cohen, Dr. Michael Friedländer, Sir John Simon, Frederick David Mocatta, Rev. Dr. Hermann Adler, Rev. Dr. Moses Gaster, Sir Julian Goldsmid, and Rev. Dr. Nathan Marcus Adler.
Caricature by Eugene Zimmerman published in Judge. The text reads : 1 "Coom in, mein frendt, und dry on dis eleven-dollar suit. Id vill cost you noddings to do so." 2 "Dot suit vos made for you, mein frendt. Take id for nine dollars." 3 "Dere you are, my dear sir. Der Prindts of Wales couldn't be better suited." 4 "Donner and blitzen! Dot man's got a fit, und dot elegand suit vill be ruined." 5 "That was a happy thought. He won't bother me no more with his old clothes."
Hand-colored lithographed portrait of actress Suzanne Reichenberg in costume as the title character in Henri Meilhac's comedy Margot. From Costumes of the Modern Stage, Part 5, published London: John C. Nimmo.
Iron mortar and pestle from Lincolnville, South Carolina. According to Mrs. Gold, a local store owner grew the peanuts, shucked them, and made peanut butter with this mortar and pestle to sell in his store.