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Hand Gestures Collection

Background imageHand Gestures Collection: Krishna with Gopis on a Riverbank, 1750-1775. Creator: Unknown

Krishna with Gopis on a Riverbank, 1750-1775. Creator: Unknown
Krishna with Gopis on a Riverbank, 1750-1775. The god Krishna places a water pot on the head of Radha, his beloved. Radha is probably also depicted among the other milkmaids at an earlier moment

Background imageHand Gestures Collection: The Adoration of the Christ Child, c. 1490. Creator: Vincenzo Frediani

The Adoration of the Christ Child, c. 1490. Creator: Vincenzo Frediani
The Adoration of the Christ Child, c. 1490

Background imageHand Gestures Collection: The Holy Family with the Virgin holding Christ over the cradle, 1640-60. 1640-60

The Holy Family with the Virgin holding Christ over the cradle, 1640-60. 1640-60
The Holy Family with the Virgin holding Christ over the cradle, 1640-60

Background imageHand Gestures Collection: TN [Theo] Schoon, 21 June 1943. Creator: Spencer Digby Studios

TN [Theo] Schoon, 21 June 1943. Creator: Spencer Digby Studios
TN [Theo] Schoon, 21 June 1943.

Background imageHand Gestures Collection: Mrs. Glenna S. Tinnin, (1913?). Creator: Bain News Service

Mrs. Glenna S. Tinnin, (1913?). Creator: Bain News Service
Mrs. Glenna S. Tinnin, (1913?). Shows suffragist Glenna Smith Tinnin (1877-1945) who was the first chairman of the Equal Franchise League and a theater director.

Background imageHand Gestures Collection: Visit of the Prince and Princess of Wales to Liverpool: departure...Prince's Landing-Stage, 1865

Visit of the Prince and Princess of Wales to Liverpool: departure...Prince's Landing-Stage, 1865. Creator: Unknown
Visit of the Prince and Princess of Wales to Liverpool: departure of their Royal Highnesses from the Prince's Landing-Stage, 1865

Background imageHand Gestures Collection: The Elections in Paris: a meeting in a low quarter, 1869. Creator: Unknown

The Elections in Paris: a meeting in a low quarter, 1869. Creator: Unknown
The Elections in Paris: a meeting in a low quarter, 1869. 'For the past fortnight Paris has been in a fever of excitement over the pretensions of the many candidates seeking election to the Corps

Background imageHand Gestures Collection: Scenes from the Christmas pantomimes:...'Little King Pippin' - the Temple of Mammon, 1865

Scenes from the Christmas pantomimes:..."Little King Pippin" - the Temple of Mammon, 1865. Creator: Unknown
Scenes from the Christmas pantomimes: Drury Lane Theatre: "Little King Pippin" - the Temple of Mammon, 1865. London stage production of "Little King Pippin; or

Background imageHand Gestures Collection: Scene from 'No Thoroughfare', at the Adelphi Theatre, 1868. Creator: Unknown

Scene from "No Thoroughfare", at the Adelphi Theatre, 1868. Creator: Unknown
Scene from "No Thoroughfare", at the Adelphi Theatre, 1868. London stage production. 'We present this week the final scene of "No Thoroughfare," in which Obenreizer finds himself outwitted by

Background imageHand Gestures Collection: 'Persuading Papa', by J. Pettie, A.R.A., in the Exhibition at the Gallery, 7, Haymarket, 1869

"Persuading Papa", by J. Pettie, A.R.A., in the Exhibition at the Gallery, 7, Haymarket, 1869. Creator: Unknown
"Persuading Papa", by J. Pettie, A.R.A., in the Exhibition at the Gallery, 7, Haymarket, 1869. Engraving of a painting. 'Suppose by the introduction of a playbill or ticket for the Ranelagh...it had

Background imageHand Gestures Collection: 'The Arab Storyteller', by J. E. Hodgson, in the Exhibition of the Royal Academy, 1869

"The Arab Storyteller", by J. E. Hodgson, in the Exhibition of the Royal Academy, 1869. Creator: Horace Harral
"The Arab Storyteller", by J. E. Hodgson, in the Exhibition of the Royal Academy, 1869. Engraving of a painting. '...the art of more or less fictitious narrative is everywhere cultivated throughout

Background imageHand Gestures Collection: War game drill on USS Seattle, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

War game drill on USS Seattle, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
War game drill on USS Seattle, between c1910 and c1915. Shows drilll on the USS Washington which was renamed the Seattle in Nov. 1916

Background imageHand Gestures Collection: 'Esther's Banquet', by E. Armitage, from the Liverpool Exhibition of Fine Arts, 1865

"Esther's Banquet", by E. Armitage, from the Liverpool Exhibition of Fine Arts, 1865. Creator: Unknown
"Esther's Banquet", by E. Armitage, from the Liverpool Exhibition of Fine Arts, 1865. Engraving of a painting

Background imageHand Gestures Collection: The Atlantic Telegraph Expedition: preparing for the final attempt to grapple the lost cable

The Atlantic Telegraph Expedition: preparing for the final attempt to grapple the lost cable, 1865. Creator: Unknown
The Atlantic Telegraph Expedition: preparing for the final attempt to grapple the lost cable - from a sketch by our special artist, 1865

Background imageHand Gestures Collection: Buying camlets in a shop, Yokohama - from a sketch by our special artist, 1865. Creator: Unknown

Buying camlets in a shop, Yokohama - from a sketch by our special artist, 1865. Creator: Unknown
Buying camlets in a shop, Yokohama, [Japan], 1865. In the sketch we have engraved...as an illustration of the social life and manners of the people of Japan

Background imageHand Gestures Collection: The Indo-European Telegraph: Landing The Cable in the mud at Fao, Persian Gulf, 1865

The Indo-European Telegraph: Landing The Cable in the mud at Fao, Persian Gulf, 1865. Creator: Unknown
The Indo-European Telegraph: Landing The Cable in the mud at Fao, Persian Gulf, 1865. When some four miles of cable had been paid out

Background imageHand Gestures Collection: Christmas Story-telling - drawn by J. E. Millais, 1862. Creator: Dalziel Brothers

Christmas Story-telling - drawn by J. E. Millais, 1862. Creator: Dalziel Brothers
Christmas Story-telling - drawn by J. E. Millais, 1862. Victorian family entertainment. From "Illustrated London News", 1862

Background imageHand Gestures Collection: Election Day in New York: a polling-place among the 'Upper Ten', 1864. Creator: Unknown

Election Day in New York: a polling-place among the "Upper Ten", 1864. Creator: Unknown
Election Day in New York: a polling-place among the "Upper Ten", 1864. Crowds at a polling station on 8 November, ...the day of the Presidential election

Background imageHand Gestures Collection: 'The Challenge: A Puritan's Struggle between Honour and Conscience', by W. G. Orchardson... 1864

"The Challenge: A Puritan's Struggle between Honour and Conscience", by W. G. Orchardson... 1864
"The Challenge: A Puritan's Struggle between Honour and Conscience", by W. G. Orchardson, in the Winter Exhibition of Cabinet Pictures, 1864. Engraving of a painting

Background imageHand Gestures Collection: 'Face to Face': Effie Blount's Explanation, 1862. Creator: Unknown

"Face to Face": Effie Blount's Explanation, 1862. Creator: Unknown
"Face to Face": Effie Blount's Explanation, 1862. Illustration to a short story by John Saunderss. From "Illustrated London News", 1862

Background imageHand Gestures Collection: Powder and Puff - drawn by James Godwin, 1862. Creator: Mason Jackson

Powder and Puff - drawn by James Godwin, 1862. Creator: Mason Jackson
Powder and Puff - drawn by James Godwin, 1862. Given, four-and twenty fiddlers all of a row - to say nothing of the "loud bassoon, " and the performers on the clarinet; given

Background imageHand Gestures Collection: A Pictorial: the Word, 1864. Creator: Mason Jackson

A Pictorial: the Word, 1864. Creator: Mason Jackson
A Pictorial: the Word, 1864. Christmas entertainment. From "Illustrated London News", 1864

Background imageHand Gestures Collection: 'Saved', by F. W. Topham, in the exhibition of the Society of Painters in Water Colours, 1864

"Saved", by F. W. Topham, in the exhibition of the Society of Painters in Water Colours, 1864. Engraving. We must sympathise with the terror through which these humble Irish folk have

Background imageHand Gestures Collection: Young men falling from a bridge, allegory, 1622. Creator: Reinhold Timm

Young men falling from a bridge, allegory, 1622. Creator: Reinhold Timm
Young men falling from a bridge, allegory, 1622

Background imageHand Gestures Collection: The Apotheosis of Aeneas, 1615-1619. Creator: Jacob Jordaens

The Apotheosis of Aeneas, 1615-1619. Creator: Jacob Jordaens
The Apotheosis of Aeneas, 1615-1619

Background imageHand Gestures Collection: Miss Margaret McKenzie, 1919 Sept. 24. Creator: Arnold Genthe

Miss Margaret McKenzie, 1919 Sept. 24. Creator: Arnold Genthe
Miss Margaret McKenzie, 1919 Sept. 24

Background imageHand Gestures Collection: Maria Theresa Duncan and dancers, between 1911 and 1942. Creator: Arnold Genthe

Maria Theresa Duncan and dancers, between 1911 and 1942. Creator: Arnold Genthe
Maria Theresa Duncan and dancers, between 1911 and 1942

Background imageHand Gestures Collection: Lubovska, 1918 Feb. 1. Creator: Arnold Genthe

Lubovska, 1918 Feb. 1. Creator: Arnold Genthe
Lubovska, 1918 Feb. 1. American dancer Desiree Lubovska, born Winniefred Foot

Background imageHand Gestures Collection: Ida Benley Judd, portrait photograph, 1919 Sept. 4. Creator: Arnold Genthe

Ida Benley Judd, portrait photograph, 1919 Sept. 4. Creator: Arnold Genthe
Ida Benley Judd, portrait photograph, 1919 Sept. 4

Background imageHand Gestures Collection: Irma Duncan dancers, 1930 Mar. 16. Creator: Arnold Genthe

Irma Duncan dancers, 1930 Mar. 16. Creator: Arnold Genthe
Irma Duncan dancers, 1930 Mar. 16

Background imageHand Gestures Collection: Guthrie dancers, between 1924 and 1929. Creator: Arnold Genthe

Guthrie dancers, between 1924 and 1929. Creator: Arnold Genthe
Guthrie dancers, between 1924 and 1929

Background imageHand Gestures Collection: Guthrie dancers in St. Mark's Church, 1924 Apr. 6. Creator: Arnold Genthe

Guthrie dancers in St. Mark's Church, 1924 Apr. 6. Creator: Arnold Genthe
Guthrie dancers in St. Mark's Church, 1924 Apr. 6. Address: St. Mark's in the Bowery, New York City

Background imageHand Gestures Collection: Elizabeth Duncan dancers, between 1916 and 1941. Creator: Arnold Genthe

Elizabeth Duncan dancers, between 1916 and 1941. Creator: Arnold Genthe
Elizabeth Duncan dancers, between 1916 and 1941

Background imageHand Gestures Collection: Elizabeth Duncan dancers, between 1916 and 1941. Creator: Arnold Genthe

Elizabeth Duncan dancers, between 1916 and 1941. Creator: Arnold Genthe
Elizabeth Duncan dancers, between 1916 and 1941

Background imageHand Gestures Collection: Elizabeth Duncan dancers, between 1916 and 1941. Creator: Arnold Genthe

Elizabeth Duncan dancers, between 1916 and 1941. Creator: Arnold Genthe
Elizabeth Duncan dancers, between 1916 and 1941

Background imageHand Gestures Collection: Elizabeth Duncan dancers, between 1916 and 1941. Creator: Arnold Genthe

Elizabeth Duncan dancers, between 1916 and 1941. Creator: Arnold Genthe
Elizabeth Duncan dancers, between 1916 and 1941

Background imageHand Gestures Collection: Elizabeth Duncan dancers, between 1916 and 1941. Creator: Arnold Genthe

Elizabeth Duncan dancers, between 1916 and 1941. Creator: Arnold Genthe
Elizabeth Duncan dancers, between 1916 and 1941

Background imageHand Gestures Collection: Elizabeth Duncan dancers, between 1916 and 1941. Creator: Arnold Genthe

Elizabeth Duncan dancers, between 1916 and 1941. Creator: Arnold Genthe
Elizabeth Duncan dancers, between 1916 and 1941

Background imageHand Gestures Collection: Elizabeth Duncan dancers, between 1916 and 1941. Creator: Arnold Genthe

Elizabeth Duncan dancers, between 1916 and 1941. Creator: Arnold Genthe
Elizabeth Duncan dancers, between 1916 and 1941

Background imageHand Gestures Collection: Elizabeth Duncan dancers, between 1916 and 1941. Creator: Arnold Genthe

Elizabeth Duncan dancers, between 1916 and 1941. Creator: Arnold Genthe
Elizabeth Duncan dancers, between 1916 and 1941

Background imageHand Gestures Collection: Elizabeth Duncan dancers, between 1916 and 1941. Creator: Arnold Genthe

Elizabeth Duncan dancers, between 1916 and 1941. Creator: Arnold Genthe
Elizabeth Duncan dancers, between 1916 and 1941

Background imageHand Gestures Collection: Elizabeth Duncan dancers, between 1916 and 1941. Creator: Arnold Genthe

Elizabeth Duncan dancers, between 1916 and 1941. Creator: Arnold Genthe
Elizabeth Duncan dancers, between 1916 and 1941

Background imageHand Gestures Collection: Onoe Baiko and Seki Sanjuro, 1884. Creator: Toyohara Kunichika

Onoe Baiko and Seki Sanjuro, 1884. Creator: Toyohara Kunichika
Onoe Baiko and Seki Sanjuro, 1884

Background imageHand Gestures Collection: Shepherds in Arcadia, 1789. Creators: Thomas Kirk, John Boydell, Josiah Boydell

Shepherds in Arcadia, 1789. Creators: Thomas Kirk, John Boydell, Josiah Boydell
Shepherds in Arcadia, 1789

Background imageHand Gestures Collection: Geisha and Attendants by a Wharf in the Fukagawa district, c1780. Creator: Kitao Masanobu

Geisha and Attendants by a Wharf in the Fukagawa district, c1780. Creator: Kitao Masanobu
Geisha and Attendants by a Wharf in the Fukagawa district, c1780. Series: Ten Forms of Modern Lovely Women

Background imageHand Gestures Collection: Un Baiser de circonstance, 1867. Creator: Honore Daumier

Un Baiser de circonstance, 1867. Creator: Honore Daumier
Un Baiser de circonstance, 1867. The allegorical figures of Peace and Europe exchange a kiss. From Actualites

Background imageHand Gestures Collection: 'The Separation of the Apostles' - from a picture by Charles Gleyre, 1858. Creator: Unknown

"The Separation of the Apostles" - from a picture by Charles Gleyre, 1858. Creator: Unknown
"The Separation of the Apostles" - from a picture by Charles Gleyre, 1858. The subject of this picture is the figurative separation of the Apostles at the foot of the Cross

Background imageHand Gestures Collection: Broad-Street, Philadelphia, from a sketch by one of our special artists, 1876. Creator: C.R

Broad-Street, Philadelphia, from a sketch by one of our special artists, 1876. Creator: C.R
Broad-Street, Philadelphia, from a sketch by one of our special artists, 1876....view of Broad-street, at the crossing of the Pennsylvania and Reading line of railroad



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