George Stubbs, Zebra, 1763, oil on canvas, Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection.
J. M. W. Turner, Dort or Dordrecht: The Dort Packet-Boat from Rotterdam Becalmed, 1817-18, oil on canvas, Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection.
A True Description of the Naval Expedition of Francis Drake ... Who With Five Ships Departed from the Western Part of England on 13 December 1577, Circumnavigated the Globe, and Returned on 26 September 1580, ca. 1587, pen and ink and watercolor on parchment, Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection.
William Blake, Jerusalem. The Emmanation of the Great Albion, plate 1, frontispiece, 1804-20, relief etching printed in orange with pen and black ink, watercolor, and gold, Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection.
Sir Peter Paul Rubens, Peace Embracing Plenty, between 1633 and 1634, oil on panel, Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791), original score of Gavotte, orchestra, B-flat major, K. 300, 1778, with annotations by Georg Nikolaus von Nissen and Carl August Andre. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library.
Page from Yiddish edition of Hans Christian Andersen (1805-1875) Collection. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library.
Page from Book of Hours, France, second half of 15th century. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library.
William Clark 1770-1838 A Map of part of the Continent of North America 1810. From the Lewis and Clark Expedition 1804-1806. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library.
Kris Handle in the Shape of a Demon, Java, 1000–1400. Gold. Yale University Art Gallery. Mask with Superstructure Representing a Beautiful Mother (D'mba), Baga, Sitem subgroup; Bulungits; or Pukur. Guinea, late 19th–early 20th century. Wood and brass. Yale University Art Gallery.
Attributed to the Aegisthus Painter, Calyx Krater with Nike and Poseidon. Greek, Attic, ca. 480–460 B.C. Terracotta, red-figure. Yale University Art Gallery.
Quadruped Vessel with Peccary Feet and a Lid with a Bird-and-Fish Handle, Maya. Guatemala or Mexico, ca. A.D. 250–400. Ceramic with pigment. Yale University Art Gallery.
John Trumbull, The Declaration of Independence, July 4, 1776, 1786–1820. Oil on canvas. Yale University Art Gallery, Trumbull Collection.
War bonnet of the Sioux chief Red Cloud. Bought in 1914 at the Pine Ridge Agency, South Dakota from his son, Jack Red Cloud, eight years after the father had died. Peabody Museum.
Small limestone stela with hieroglyphic inscription in ink. 3.5 inches high. Abydos, Egypt. Peabody Museum.
Fossil of extinct trilobite Cambropallas telesto from Morocco. Cambropallas Telesto trilobites inhabited the earth during the Cambrian Period 500 million years ago. Peabody Museum.