Image of the Week: What's the meaning behind this 16th-century cameo featuring a black and a white face?
Image of the Week: This painting was created during Reconstruction, before racist imagery would re-emerge as the standard.
Image of the Week: This monument depicts his many good deeds for the poor, including aiding a black man.
Image of the Week: This Portuguese painting declares that the holy virgin Ifigenia's official role is to ward off fire.
Image of the Week: This late-18th-century painting displays the artist's idealized vision of a settlement for freed blacks.
Image of the Week: The story of an Ethiopian's baptism is complicated by the era in which the illustration was created.
Image of the Week: This second-century B.C. statue raises more questions about race in ancient Greece than it answers.
Image of the Week: A 16th-century painting includes black and brown Gentiles bearing away Jesus' body.
Image of the Week: The positions of figures in 1848's War News From Mexico are key to understanding attitudes of the era.