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The historian David McCullough has described the New York Public Library as one of the five most important libraries in the United States; the others are the Library of Congress, the Boston Public Library, and the university libraries of Harvard and Yale. Founded in 1895, NYPL is the nation’s largest public library system, featuring a unique combination of 88 neighborhood branches and four scholarly research centers, bringing together an extraordinary richness of resources and opportunities available to all. The New York Public Library releases high-resolution images for download when it believes that they are in “public domain,” meaning free of known U.S. copyright restrictions, copyright has expired or does not apply, and no permission from a copyright holder is necessary. The media in this archive was released in 2016.

George Washington- The Munro-Lenox Portrait

An Albanian woman wearing her native costume

Danish man.

Waterfront in New Orleans. French market sidewalk scene. Louisiana

Receiving a rehabilitation check. Dona Ana Co., N.M.

Destitute pea pickers in California. Mother of seven children. Age thirty-two. Nipomo, California

The wreck of the Titanic : descriptive piece

Front cover of binding

Muhammad, mounted on Burâq accompanied by Jibrîl and host angels, rises to the heavens on his way to al-Masjid al-Aqsâ.

A Jewish leader holds up the gown of the Jewish prophet Yahyâ (John the Baptist) on which the Muslim declaration of faith (shahâdah) has miraculously appeared; when it was cut out, it appeared a second time.

Illuminated pages

Illuminated pages

Muhammad, mounted on Burâq accompanied by Jibrîl and host angels, rises to the heavens on his way to al-Masjid al-Aqsâ.

A Jewish leader holds up the gown of the Jewish prophet Yahyâ (John the Baptist) on which the Muslim declaration of faith (shahâdah) has miraculously appeared; when it was cut out, it appeared a second time.

[Title page] [Sarlawh?] with "marginal drawings of gold plants, trees, and animals".

Front cover of binding

[Title page] [Sarlawh?] with "marginal drawings of gold plants, trees, and animals".

Siyâvush undergoes the fire ordeal.

Siyâvush undergoes the fire ordeal.

Shâh Shâpûr II, disguised as a merchant, travels to Rûm and arranged an audience with Qaysar (the Byzantine emperor).

Front cover of binding

Shâh Shâpûr II, disguised as a merchant, travels to Rûm and arranged an audience with Qaysar (the Byzantine emperor).

[Gemini, as seen in the heavens. Mirror image of f. 91?]

Siyâvush plays polo (chaugân) before Afrâsiyâb.

Koyaku zukan

Galatians and prologue, pen-work initials

III Kings, historiated initial: Abishag and David, marginal sketch

Proverbs, historiated initial, Solomon beating student; decorated prologue initial

III Kings, historiated initial: Abishag and David, marginal sketch

Relaçaõ da entrada que fez o excellentissimo, e reverendissimo senhor D. Fr. Antonio do Desterro Malheyro bispo do Rio de Janeiro, em o primeiro dia deste prezente anno de 1747 ...

Relaçaõ da entrada que fez o excellentissimo, e reverendissimo senhor D. Fr. Antonio do Desterro Malheyro bispo do Rio de Janeiro, em o primeiro dia deste prezente anno de 1747 ...

Relaçaõ da entrada que fez o excellentissimo, e reverendissimo senhor D. Fr. Antonio do Desterro Malheyro bispo do Rio de Janeiro, em o primeiro dia deste prezente anno de 1747 ...

Relaçaõ da entrada que fez o excellentissimo, e reverendissimo senhor D. Fr. Antonio do Desterro Malheyro bispo do Rio de Janeiro, em o primeiro dia deste prezente anno de 1747 ...

Relaçaõ da entrada que fez o excellentissimo, e reverendissimo senhor D. Fr. Antonio do Desterro Malheyro bispo do Rio de Janeiro, em o primeiro dia deste prezente anno de 1747 ...

Relaçaõ da entrada que fez o excellentissimo, e reverendissimo senhor D. Fr. Antonio do Desterro Malheyro bispo do Rio de Janeiro

Relaçaõ da entrada que fez o excellentissimo, e reverendissimo senhor D. Fr. Antonio do Desterro Malheyro bispo do Rio de Janeiro, em o primeiro dia deste prezente anno de 1747 ...

Relaçaõ da entrada que fez o excellentissimo, e reverendissimo senhor D. Fr. Antonio do Desterro Malheyro bispo do Rio de Janeiro, em o primeiro dia deste prezente anno de 1747 ...

Relaçaõ da entrada que fez o excellentissimo, e reverendissimo senhor D. Fr. Antonio do Desterro Malheyro bispo do Rio de Janeiro, em o primeiro dia deste prezente anno de 1747 ...

Relaçaõ da entrada que fez o excellentissimo, e reverendissimo senhor D. Fr. Antonio do Desterro Malheyro bispo do Rio de Janeiro, em o primeiro dia deste prezente anno de 1747 ...

Relaçaõ da entrada que fez o excellentissimo, e reverendissimo senhor D. Fr. Antonio do Desterro Malheyro bispo do Rio de Janeiro, em o primeiro dia deste prezente anno de 1747 ...

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