Jagaul.com Education 150 Inspiring Picture Writing Prompts (Free Google Slides)

150 Inspiring Picture Writing Prompts (Free Google Slides)

Creative writing is a challenge for many students, often because they can’t come up with anything to write about. That’s why we love picture writing prompts. Each one sparks the imagination and helps young writers jump right into crafting a story to match. We rounded up a whole collection of intriguing images for use with kids in grades K-12 along. Plus we designed a set of free Google Slides featuring all of the prompts so you can easily share them with students.

Tip: Start by showing students the picture (or let them choose from among several) without making any comment about what they’re seeing. For kids who still struggle to get started, suggest a potential title or opening sentence, like the examples included here.

Don’t miss our free downloadable. Grab your full set of ready-to-go Picture Writing Prompts Google Slides with all of the prompts below.

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Elementary Picture Writing Prompts

When kids first see these picture writing prompts, they may or may not immediately feel inspired. If they need some help, ask them questions like “What led up to this moment?” or “What’s going to happen next?”

Puppy Love

anncapictures via Pixabay

When Larry fell in love, he fell hard.

Ask Sign

Lighted sign reading ASK hanging from a building
terimakasih0 via Pixabay

When the new sign appeared on Main Street, everyone in town wondered exactly what it meant.

Snowy Footprints

A series of random footprints in the snow
117O8734 via Pixabay

After that crazy day, all that was left to show for it was footprints in the snow.

Dinosaur Bones

Child hiding inside a large toothy skull, reaching out a hand
Mysticsartdesign via Pixabay

“Come with me if you want to live!” Ash said, reaching out a hand.

Undersea Treasure

Goldfish swimming around a closed treasure chest sitting in the sand under the water
Larisa-K via Pixabay

For years, no one saw the locked treasure chest but the local fish, who wondered what it could contain.

A Game of Fetch

A claymation dog bringing a stick to a snowman in a snowy scene
Hitcom via Pixabay

To Scout, it was a game, but to Mr. Freezy, it was much more.

Ladybug Gossip

Of pair of spotted red ladybugs perched on a leaf
RonBerg via Pixabay

The ladybug’s picnic was an excellent chance to meet up with old friends and hear all the latest gossip.


Two children peering in through a barred window
mostafa_meraji via Pixabay

We met them when they peeked into our window, watching us as we ate lunch and watched cartoons.

King of the Jungle

Majestic lion perched on a log wearing a crown
ThomasWolter via Pixabay

It wasn’t the crown that made Amari the king of all he surveyed.

The Final Pitch

Small child waiting at home base for a baseball pitch that's about to arrive
jatocreate via Pixabay

It all came down to this—the final pitch in a game that was tied 2-2.

Doggie Massage

Two dogs sitting in a way that looks like one is giving the other a back massage
Spiritze via Pixabay

Every dog in the neighborhood knew that Rocky gave the best massages and was always willing to lend an ear too.

Skateboard Life

Girl in a striped shirt and red headband posing with a skateboard in front of some graffiti
ua_Bob_Dmyt_ua via Pixabay

When Charli got her first skateboard, she made herself a promise.

Garden of the Past

Painting of a woman in old-fashioned clothing walking in a cottage garden
Prawny via Pixabay

The woman walked in the garden every day, never saying a word.

Sunset Friends

Two children on a jungle gym silhouetted against a setting sun
vigush98 via Pixabay

They met on the jungle gym every day at sunset, sharing everything about their days.

Pink Umbrellas

A sunny alleyway with pink umbrellas strung across it
lecreusois via Pixabay

When the pink umbrellas first appeared, Toni thought they might be magic.

Firefly Forest

Illustration of a forest at night filled with fireflies
monicore via Pixabay

Olivia was surprised to discover that the fireflies didn’t just glow, they also sang.

Robot Spider

A large mechanical spider standing on a stormy beach
Ray_Shrewsberry via Pixabay

When it first crawled ashore, the mechanical spider moved slowly.

Fallen House

House tipped on its side following a hurricane
paulbr75 via Pixabay

Staring at their house, which was now on its side, the whole family was in shock.

Red Riding Hood

A young girl wearing a red hooded cape riding a brown horse in the forest
kudybadorota via Pixabay

If only she’d been riding her faithful steed the day she’d met the Big Bad Wolf, things might have been very different.

Kangaroo Fall

A kangaroo sprawled on its back in the grass
Katrina_S via Pixabay

“Well, this is embarrassing,” thought Bouncer, as laughter filled the air around him.

Lost Cat

A child's hand-drawn sign for a lost cat attached to a tree
guapita50 via Pixabay

Daci’s big brother said her signs wouldn’t help them find their runaway cat, but he was wrong.

Penguin Bookshop

An illustration of a penguin wearing a top hat, standing in a booksshop
ThankYouFantasyPictures via Pixabay

A visit to Mr. Pickerel’s Penguin Bookshop is always an adventure.

Egg Family

A carton of colorful eggs with faces drawn on them
Alexas_Fotos via Pixabay

Of all the eggs in the carton, Ella was the one who could always crack you up.

Sky Swings

Children writing a fairground swing ride
JillWellington via Pixabay

That was the year Min was finally tall enough to ride the Sky Swings, but now she wasn’t so sure.

Rubber Duck Parade

A row of rubber ducks in various costumes floating down a water-filled gutter
Couleur via Pixabay

It was truly an honor to be asked to lead the Spring Duck Parade.

Teddy Story Time

Three teddy bears posed to look as if they're reading a book
MabelAmber via Pixabay

Every afternoon, the three friends gathered for story time in their favorite spot in the woods.

Underwater School

A child sitting at a desk, looking out the window at fish swimming by
Darkmoon_Art via Pixabay

Nia thought going to school underwater would be exciting, but some days she really missed going outside for recess.

Happy Ball

A red ball with a smiley face floating on the water
Pexels/Happy Ball via Pixabay

The day Amos started his journey down the river, the sun was shining brightly.

Turtle Trouble

A grumpy looking sea turtle floating in clear water
GerDukes via Pixabay

“None shall pass,” growled the old sea turtle, blocking the way.

Dinosaur Race

An illustration of a young girl racing alongside a dinosaur
Dieterich01 via Pixabay

Pia was supposed to keep Balthazar on a leash, but once they reached the forest, she set him free and they both began to run.

Finally Seeing Eye to Eye

Cartoon illustration of a large bear with a tiny mouse standing on its nose, looking into its eyes (Picture Writing Prompts)
JenDigitalArt via Pixabay

“So, we meet at last, face to face,” Lord Squeakerton said to his enemy, the Count of Catnip.


Monkey face with mouth and eyes open in surprise
LukasBasel via Pixabay

It takes a lot to surprise a monkey, but you don’t see something like this every day.

Not Coming Out

Child hiding behind a heap of pillows on a beige couch (Picture Writing Prompts)
ambermb via Pixabay

The day started out normally enough, but by the end, Chris knew he was in over his head.

Life on Other Planets

A space scene showing a robot and robot dog standing on the surface of an alien planet, with a domed habitat behind them
KELLEPICS via Pixabay

“Hurry up,” Grnklor told his robopup. “We have to get back inside before nightfall.”

Reindeer Games

Boy leading a reindeer along a snowy path into the setting sun (Picture Writing Prompts)
kinkate/Boy and Reindeer via Pixabay

The wind had died down, but the setting sun seemed to take all the warmth of the day with it.

Something to Celebrate

A young boy raises his arms in triumph as a young girl points at a computer screen, smiling (Picture Writing Prompts)
StartupStockPhotos via Pixabay

Their classmates could hear their shouts of joy from all the way down the hall.

Home Sweet Mushroom

Illustration of a mushroom turned into a house, with a fence and lighted windows, under a full moon
Noupload/Mushroom House via Pixabay

When the fairies that lived in the garden invited her to stay with them for awhile, Maria wasn’t sure what to expect.

Loch Ness Mystery

Model of the Loch Ness Monster rising from a lake
GregMontani via Pixabay

“There it is! I told you Nessie is real!” Angus whispered to Lee.

Lonely Bear

Worn teddy bear sitting on a stone bridge
Pexels via Pixabay

It was hard to say who was lonelier that night, Amil or his lost stuffed bear, Jasper.

Sometimes You Lose

Boy sitting on the ground with his face in his hands
Jarmoluk via Pixabay

When his team lost the championship, Miguel was crushed, but it turned out to be the best thing that ever happened to him.

Middle School Picture Writing Prompts

Middle school writing prompts can be a little more complex, with pictures that have a lot of potential interpretations. Encourage students to delve deeper into the story by describing how the characters feel and why they behave the way they do.

New Shoes

A pair of light blue Converse sneakers
Tien-seven via Pixabay

Morgan was incredibly proud of those shoes, paid for entirely with money from after-school jobs.

Never Lose Hope

Splotch of green paint with the words
ShonEjai via Pixabay

With his last bit of energy, Kai scrawled his message in the wet paint.

Get Me Out

Computer keyboard with a red button reading Get Me Out of Here
aitoff via Pixabay

The keyboard button could only be used once, and no one knew exactly what happened when you pressed it.

Piano Lessons

A young child's hands on a piano keyboard
pixel_modeler via Pixabay

Before she could even speak, Arya was drawn to the black and white keys.

Fern Baby

Rolled fern front photoshopped to look as if a baby is sleeping inside
165106 via Pixabay

There was no doubt about it, this was was indeed a very special kind of garden.

Sad Bunny

A person wearing a dingy bunny costume standing on the end of a dock
RyanMcGuire via Pixabay

No matter how you looked at it, it had been a very rough day to be the Easter Bunny.

Empty Chairs

Four empty beach chairs on the shore, with seagulls flying overhead.
Stevebidmead via Pixabay

By sunset, all four chairs were empty, and the only signs of life were the gulls swooping down from above.

Floating Treasure

Two black birds sitting on a chest floating in the water
Syaibatulhamdi via Pixabay

To the birds, it was simply a convenient place to land, but Ali and I knew it was much more than that.

Shadow Question

A pair of sneakers and a person's shadow in a puddle
janrye via Pixabay

That was the day they discovered that just because you were invisible didn’t mean your shadow was.

Letter and Key

An old key lying on an old handwritten letter
Pezibear via Pixabay

The day she turned 12, Vivi’s aunt handed her an envelope containing the family secret.

Space Target

An illustration of a woman aiming an arrow at a target against an outer space landscape
KELLEPICS/Space Target via Pixabay

Onyx paused, knowing that once their arrow hit the target, there was no knowing what would happen.

Mermaid Mystery

A mysterious figure that could be a mermaid, seen from below
sergeitokmakov via Pixabay

It was a mermaid—or was it?

World on a String

A girl standing on a path, holding a suitcase and a bunch of balloons that look like planets
Jordan_Singh via Pixabay

Her dad had promised to give her the world, but she wasn’t expecting three more planets as well.

Bee Standoff

Two bees face ot face on a purple flower
ClaudiaWollesen via Pixabay

“This flower ain’t big enough for the both of us!” said Bianca.

Solitary Seat

A leather chair next to an old woodstove with a valise and old books
StockSnap via Pixabay

For as long as anyone could remember, Angus McGee spent his evenings in the same chair next to the woodstove.

Best Friends

A little girl holding a very large teddy bear, dragging it down a dirt road
Greyerbaby/Runaway via Pixabay

When you decide to run away from home forever, you can’t possibly leave your best friend behind.

Dinosaur Demise

Illustration of dinosaurs panicking as a meteor is about to hit the earth
12222786 via Pixabay

In retrospect, setting the time machine to randomly choose a day and time in the past might not have been such a good idea.

Magic Lamps

A collection of green
sharonang via Pixabay

“Choose wisely,” said the old shopkeeper, “for only one of these lamps is truly magic.”

Message in a Bottle

Glass bottle on a seashore with a rolled up paper inside
Atlantios via Pixabay

The message floated at sea for more than 50 years before the day we found it on the beach.

Barrel Boat

Man wearing a life jacket and paddling half a barrel in a lake
99pixel via Pixabay

Of all the ways to impress someone, Jonah thought to himself, this had to be one of the most ridiculous.

Dragon Guardian

A child sitting in the grass, with a dragon curled up around her
Xandra_Iryna via Pixabay

When your parents give you your own dragon guardian, your childhood is bound to be enchanted.

Octopus’s Garden

Diver encountering a large octopus with fish in the background (Middle School Picture Writing Prompts)
Dieterich01 via Pixabay

Wouldn’t you like to be under the sea, in an octopus’s garden in the shade?

Around the Corner

Girl peering around a corner at a boy walking a dog
StockSnap via Pixabay

After finally pressing “send,” she couldn’t resist peeking around the corner to watch him read the text.

Beam Me Up!

Small child sitting in a field watching a flying saucer beam up its tricycle (Middle School Picture Writing Prompts)
51581/Alien Abduction via Pixabay

Milo’s earliest memory was of watching his beloved tricycle float into the sky above him, caught in a beam of light.

Poison Apple

A red apple held in a skeleton's hand
ulleo via Pixabay

To join the club, all Aaron had to do was creep up and snatch the apple from the skeleton’s hand without being seen.

Giraffe Council

Three giraffes shown from the neck up against a cloudy blue sku
Sponchia via Pixabay

“It is now 3 p.m., and I call this meeting of the Mighty Council of Giraffes to order,” announced Imari.

Mystery Creature

Computer illustrated creature with blue scales, pink spikes, and large eyes
rosesdotty via Pixabay

At first glance, it was hard to tell whether the little creature was friend or foe.


Woman leaping across a chasm silhouetted by an orange sky
sasint via Pixabay

As the sky turned orange, Keisha ran faster than ever and used the last of her energy to push off and soar over the water below.

The End of Days

A boy stands with his bicycle watching as bombs rain down on a city skyline (Picture Writing Prompts)
TheHilaryClark via Pixabay

Despite their best efforts, they arrived too late—the battle had already begun.

Out of the Book

Woman dressed in a blue ball gown peering out of a book lit from inside, with a mouse nearby
LisaChe via Pixabay

“Happily ever after” was about to take on a whole new meaning.

Stopped Clock

Old broken alarm clock stopped at 11:17
Monoar_CGI_Artist via Pixabay

I was sure that the time on the broken clock was the clue to solving the mystery.

Dueling Webs

Two dew-covered spiderwebs in the early morning sun
pimpelucha via Pixabay

It’s never a good idea to build your web too close to another spider’s, but this time I had no choice.

Do Shoes Grow on Trees?

A bare tree covered with hanging pairs of shoes against a clear blue sky
PDPhotos via Pixabay

The day I threw my own shoes into the tree was the day I really started to grow up.

Abstract Art

Closeup of splotches of colorful paint
garageband via Pixabay

“So,” asked their art teacher, “what do you think this painting means?”

Wandering Robots

Small cardboard robot in a field of daisies (Picture Writing Prompts)
cuilei2016 via Pixabay

Everything about NB-317 was made of cardboard except his heart—that was made of flesh and blood and very capable of being broken.

Dream Come True

Blue house floating in the sky above mountains, held up by blue balloons
51581/Balloon House via Pixabay

It all started when Quinn watched her favorite movie the night before they assigned partners for the eighth grade science fair project.

Mysterious Cave

Rocky cave with strange geometric patterns in the rock
TheDigitalArtist via Pixabay

The cave was unlike anything we’d ever seen before, and what was more, it almost seemed like the rock was alive.

Storm at Sea

A pirate ship on stormy seas, with a purple sky and dramatic streaks of lightning
Noupload/Stormy Seas via Pixabay

As the rain lashed his face and lightning tore apart the sky, Kiran had to admit he’d always thought it would be a lot more fun being a pirate.

Grasshopper Close-Up

A closeup view of a grasshopper looking directly at the camera
RoosRojas via Pixabay

That’s when Javed realized it wasn’t that the grasshopper was too big—it was that he was suddenly very, very small.

UFO Parking

Sign saying UFO Parking with picture of a flying saucer
MartinStr via Pixabay

“Well, that’s convenient,” Javdok remarked to Qabow when they saw the sign.

High School Picture Writing Prompts

High school writers are ready to dig deep, exploring character development and detailed plots. These pictures offer a jumping-off point to set their imaginations free.

Cyborg Girl

An altered image showing a young girl in a black dress with a white collar, with a neck made of mechanical gears
51581/Cyborg Girl via Pixabay

When she was 14, Tasha’s parents finally told her the truth about what she really was.

BBQ Cookout

Barbeque grill with many different kinds of meat
davyart via Pixabay

“So, I’m guessing no one told you I’m a vegetarian?” asked Sadie with a smile.


Hands holding up a phone with a picture of a baby's face in front an old man's face
geralt via Pixabay

The latest app was like a time machine, allowing people to look back in time, but it also had a dark side.


Woman sitting on a sidewalk with her head on her knees as others walk by
Jackie_Chance via Pixabay

She was surrounded by people but never felt more alone.

Hippo Troubles

A hippo mother and baby with its mouth open
christels via Pixabay

Like all parents, hippos sometimes really need a break from their kids.

iPad Farmer

Old man in overalls using an iPad while snapping green beans
BarbaraJackson via Pixabay

Grandpa Jack never failed to surprise us.

Marching Band Blues

Black man in a red shirt sitting on a bench, wearing a sousaphone
giovanni42 via Pixabay

Kaleel sat sadly on the bench, watching the rest of the band march away in jaunty time to the music.

Never-Ending Tunnel

A white-tiled tunnel stretching far into the distance
MarkusDHamburg via Pixabay

The tunnel seemed to stretch to infinity, but Jayma knew what was at the end, and it terrified her.

Carving Out Love

A birch tree with
elljay via Pixabay

For years, we wondered who “WP” was, and who it was who loved them so much they carved it into a tree for all to see.

Glowing Globe

Man holding a glowing globe in a misty library
darksouls1 via Pixabay

Just then, the globe began to glow, and Jaxson knew he was about to leap through space and time once again—destination unknown.

See No Evil

Three skeletons posed in the classic
paulbr75 via Pixabay

It seemed like a funny joke to pose the skeletons in front of old Mrs. Petoski’s house, but then she turned up dead, and the police said it was murder.

Upside Down

Woman hanging upside down from the ceiling in a kitchen
xusenru via Pixabay

It’s an odd feeling to wake up one morning and find yourself able to walk on the ceiling.

Face at the Fence

Child with their face pressed up against a wire fence
Greyerbaby/Fence via Pixabay

So much depended on which side of the fence you were on.

Bicycle Race

Three people competing in a bicycle race
ArminEP via Pixabay

Finley had trained too hard for this race to come in third—it just wasn’t good enough.

Family Travels

Vintage photo of a Black family strapping luggage to a car, with a young girl posing in front
ArtsyBee via Pixabay

In the picture, my grandmother’s expression is hard to interpret, but she’s told me the story many times.

Laundromat Antics

A pair of legs waving out of a dryer in a laundromat
Pexels via Pixabay

Dani never expected to meet her first love feet first.

I’m Sorry

Black and white photo of a wedding ring lying on a sheet of notepaper saying "I'm sorry!"
Catkin via Pixabay

Molly’s mom probably didn’t mean for her to be the one to find the note, but that’s how things turned out.

Through the Storm

Pickup truck driving through flooded streets in a storm
12019/Storm Drive via Pixabay

Javier knew it would have been smarter to stay put, but he had to make sure his mom was safe before the worst of the storm arrived.

Lifetime Friends

Two babies holding hands while being held by adults
PublicCo via Pixabay

They’d been friends for as long as they could remember—even longer, in fact.

Stray Kitten

A small kitten facing a person's legs, in black and white
Alek_B via Pixabay

“I am NOT taking you home with me,” Kai told the tiny mewling kitten firmly.

Abandoned Greenhouse

Woman inside an abandoned ramshackle greenhouse in the woods
Vika_Glitter/Greenhouse via Pixabay

Willow was free to leave at any time, but she couldn’t make herself go.

Razor Wire

A fence topped by rolls of razor wire against a blue sky
JodyDellDavis via Pixabay

Amani’s earliest memory was razor wire—miles and miles of it.

Church Graveyard

An old graveyard outside a stone church
PublicDomainPictures via Pixabay

Everyone feels differently in a graveyard, but for me, they’re very peaceful places.

Orb of Death

A hooded figure folding out a crystal ball with a spooky image in it
2541163 via Pixabay

“Do you really want to know?” Death asked. “Because once you know, you won’t be able to forget.”

Missed Shot

Men in wheelchairs playing basketball, as one laments a missed shot
12019/Basketball Game via Pixabay

Steve was sure his shot would make it, but it bounced off the rim just as the buzzer rang to end the game.

First Contact

Alien figure with a human in a spacesuit visible in the window behind them (High School Picture Writing Prompts)
geralt via Pixabay

This was it—the moment that would change what it meant to be human forever.

One Life To Live

An old man wearing a cowboy hat sits in front of a house (Picture Writing Prompts)
marcoreyes via Pixabay

His face said his life had been a hard one, but his eyes told a different tale.

Winter Walk

Snow-covered field with a winding trail of footprints
kinkate/Snowy Scene via Pixabay

Snow fell, creating a blank canvas to record the story of that fateful walk.

Train to Nowhere

Sepia-toned image of an old sleeper train car in disrepair
NoName_13 via Pixabay

It certainly wasn’t the most luxurious way to travel, but then again, no one really wanted to make this trip in the first place.

Modern Mary Poppins

Woman standing in the middle of a wheat field on a gray day, holding an umbrella and bag
Vika_Glitter/Umbrella Woman via Pixabay

She dropped into our lives on a gray day in midwinter, a hint of the spring that was to come.

All That Remains

A chair sits in the hallway of an abandoned building under a shaft of light from above (High School Picture Writing Prompts)
Pixabay via Pexels

Dust motes filled the air of the abandoned hallway, replacing the voices once heard there.

Pocket Pal

A very small bunny being carried in a shirt pocket
joannafotograf via Pixabay

From the day he found the little creature, Luis refused to go anywhere without him.

The Question

Figure holding flowers behind its back, with a woman turning to look in the background
aliceabc0 via Pixabay

Their happily ever after began quietly, with a bouquet of wildflowers.

Night Lights

A person holding an umbrella walks down an alley toward a street filled with neon lights
MasashiWakui via Pixabay

Misty rain both blurred and emphasized the lights that lit Suri’s way home that evening.

Forest of Fear

Black and white photo of tree trunks with arms and hands reach out from behind them (Picture Writing Prompts)
simonwijers via Pixabay

At first, Mateo thought it was a joke, but the screams that followed told him there was nothing remotely funny about it.

Eye Spy

Closeup of a human eye, with the pupil represented as a camera lens
Angel-Kun via Pixabay

At the elite level, being a spy meant serious commitments.

The Yellow Door

A row of white doors with one yellow door (Picture Writing Prompts)
qimono via Pixabay

On their 14th birthday, every resident of Fresnia was required to stand before the Wall of Doors and make a choice.

Graffiti Palace

Abandoned warehouse with graffiti on the walls
652234 via Pixabay

To strangers, it seemed random, but every mark on those walls had deep meaning for us.

Fossil Fish

Fish fossil in light-colored stone
photosforyou via Pixabay

Millions of years ago, the fish gave one final flop before lying still in the deep mud.

On the Rails

Woman standing on railroad tracks holding a guitar and looking off into the distant sunset (Picture Writing Prompts)
NoName_13 via Pixabay

Aliyah stood on the tracks, uncertain of where to go next.

Art Picture Writing Prompts

These picture prompts are all works of art, some more well known than others. Try providing them to students without sharing the titles first, then offer up the titles if they need some help getting started.

The Dance Class (Edgar Degas)

The Dance Class by Edgar Degas
Degas/The Dance Class via metmuseum.org

Greek Funerary Plaque (520-510 BCE)

Greek Funerary Plaque
Greek Funerary Plaque via metmuseum.org

Washington Crossing the Delaware (Emanuel Leutze)

Washington Crossing the Delaware by Emanuel Leutze
Washington Crossing the Delaware via metmuseum.org

Kyōsai’s Pictures of One Hundred Demons

Kyōsai’s Pictures of One Hundred Demons
Kyōsai’s Pictures of One Hundred Demons via metmuseum.org

First Steps, After Millet (Vincent van Gogh)

First Steps by Vincent Van Gogh
First Steps via metmuseum.org

Lady Lilith (Dante Gabriel Rossetti)

Lady Lilith by Dante Gabriel Rosetti
Lady Lilith via metmuseum.org

A Sunday on La Grande Jatte (Georges Seurat)

A Sunday on La Grande Jatte by Georges Seurat
A Sunday on La Grande Jatte via metmuseum.org

After the Hurricane, Bahamas (Winslow Homer)

After the Hurricane, Bahamas by Winslow Homer
After the Hurricane via artic.edu

Drawing Lots for Prizes (Kitagawa Utamaro)

Drawing Lots for Prizes by Kitagawa Utamaro
Drawing Lots for Prizes via artic.edu

Portions of Field Armor (Jacob Halder)

Portions of a Field Armor by Jacob Halder
Field Armor via artic.edu

Sadie Pfeifer, a Cotton Mill Spinner (Lewis Wickes Hine)

Sadie Pfeifer, a Cotton Mill Spinner by Lewis Wickes Hine
Cotton Mill Spinner via artic.edu

Still Life With Monkey, Fruits, and Flowers (Jean Baptiste Oudry)

Still Life With Monkey, Fruits, and Flowers by Jean Baptiste Oudry
Still Life With Monkey via artic.edu

Man Leading a Giraffe, 5th Century Byzantine

Man Leading a Giraffe, 5th Century Byzantine
Man Leading Giraffe via artic.edu

The Three Skulls (Paul Cézanne)

The Three Skulls by Paul Cézanne
The Three Skulls via artic.edu

The Madame B Album (Marie-Blanche Hennelle Fournier)

The Madame B Album by Marie-Blanche Hennelle Fournier
The Madame B Album via artic.edu

Coiled Trumpet in the Form of a Snarling Feline Face (c. 100 BCE to 500 CE)

Coiled Trumpet in the Form of a Snarling Feline Face (c. 100 BCE to 500 CE)
Coiled Trumpet via artic.edu

Crazy Quilt With Animals (Florence Elizabeth Marvin)

Crazy Quilt with Animals by Florence Elizabeth Marvin
Crazy Quilt via artic.edu

Storytime (Eugenio Zampighi)

Storytime by Eugenio Zampighi
Storytime via artvee.com

Cubist Village (Georges Gaudion)

Cubist Village by Georges Gaudion
Cubist Village via artvee.com

Zig-Zag Passenger and Freight Train (Unknown)

Zig-zag Passenger and Freight Train (Unknown)
Zig-Zag Train via loc.gov

The Power of Music (William Sidney Mount)

The Power of Music by William Sidney Mount
The Power of Music via clevelandart.org

The Large Tree (Paul Gauguin)

The Large Tree (Paul Gaugin)
The Large Tree via clevelandart.org

After the Bath (Mary Cassatt)

After the Bath (Mary Cassatt)
After the Bath via clevelandart.org

Wedding Gown (Korea, Late 1800s)

Wedding Gown (Korea, Late 1800s)
Korean Wedding Gown via clevelandart.org

The Contemplator (Eugène Carrière)

The Contemplator (Eugène Carrière)
The Contemplator via clevelandart.org

The Girl I Left Behind Me (Eastman Johnson)

The Girl I Left Behind Me (Eastman Johnson)
The Girl I Left Behind Me via si.edu

24c Curtiss Jenny Invert Single

24c Curtiss Jenny invert single
24c Curtiss Jenny via si.edu

Creeping Baby Doll Patent Model

Creeping Baby Doll Patent Model
Creeping Baby Doll via si.edu

Wrecked Zeppelin (British Library)

Wrecked Zeppelin photograph from The British Library
Wrecked Zeppelin via flickr.com

Skeleton (Tales of Terror Frontispiece)

Skeletons Frontispiece from Tales of Terror
Tales of Terror/British Library via flickr.com

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