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CARTOON: JOIN OR DIE, 1754.
First American political cartoon, originally published by Benjamin Franklin in his Pennsylvania Gazette. Cartoon, 1754.
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CRUSADES: CHESS PLAYERS.
A Christian man and a Muslim man playing chess. Drawing after a 13th century Spanish manuscript illumination.
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0622427
GIRL, c1899.
Portrait of an African American girl from Georgia with an illustrated book. Photograph, c1899.
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BLAKE: PARADISE LOST, 1808.
'Prophecy of the Crucifixion.' Watercolor illustration by William Blake, 1808, for John Milton's 'Paradise Lost.'
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0322486
SPACE SHUTTLE CUTAWAY.
Illustration of a cutaway view of the Space Shuttle orbiter in space, 1977.
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0268219
A CHRISTMAS CAROL, 1915.
'Bob Cratchit went down a slide on Cornhill, at the end of a lane of boys, twenty times, in honour of its being Christmas Eve.' Illustration by Arthur Rackham for a 1915 edition of Charles Dickens' 'A Christmas Carol.'
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0635128
JAPAN: IKEBANA, c1940.
Example of the rikka style of ikebana, or flower arrangement, featuring a standing combination of camellia, pine, and plum. Drawing, reproduced c1940. Full Credit: Ullstein Bild / Granger. All Rights Reserved.
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0623699
WWII: ROYAL OAK, 1939.
Sailors flee the sinking British battleship HMS Royal Oak, torpedoed at anchor by German submarine U-47, Scapa Flow, Scotland. American illustration, c1939. Full Credit: Ullstein Bild / Granger. All Rights Reserved.
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0007727
IROQUOIS VILLAGE, 1556.
The first printed plan of a North American settlement, showing the fortified Iroquois Native American village of Hochelaga, near Monte Real (present-day Montreal). Color woodcut from Giovanni Battista Ramusio's 'Delle Navigazioni e Viaggi,' 1556.
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0007801
IROQUOIS: BIRCHBARK CANOE.
Iroquois Native Americans constructing a birchbark canoe. Illustration by C.W. Jefferys.
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0163436
TWAIN: MISSISSIPPI, 1883.
Illustration from the first edition of Mark Twain's 'Life on the Mississippi,' 1883.
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CRANE: DOG AND THE SHADOW.
Illustration by Walter Crane for the fable 'The Dog and the Shadow' from 'Baby's Own Aesop,' 1887.
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0622440
DICKENS: NICHOLAS NICKLEBY.
'Smiling horribly all the time, and looking steadfastly at nothing.' Illustration by Charles Stanley Reinhart for Charles Dickens's novel, Nicholas Nickleby. Pen and ink drawing, c1873.
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0163429
TWAIN: MISSISSIPPI, 1883.
Illustration from the first edition of Mark Twain's 'Life on the Mississippi,' 1883.
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0322319
KNIGHTS TEMPLAR.
The Knights Templar, founded in 1118 and disbanded in 1312. Illustration by Louis Bombled from 'L'Histoire de France,' c1900. Full credit: CCI - Rue des Archives / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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0114526
LE CORBUSIER (1887-1965).
Assumed name of Charles Edouard Jeanneret-Gris. Swiss architect and city planner. 'Poem of the Straight Angle,' written and illustrated by Le Corbusier, 1955.
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IROQUOIS: LACROSSE.
Iroquois Native Americans playing lacrosse in preparation for battle. Drawing by C.W. Jefferys.
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OGALLALA SIOUX GHOST DANCE, 1890.
'The Ghost Dance by the Ogallala Sioux at the Pine Ridge Agency, Dakota.' Illustration by Frederic Remington from observational sketches, 1890.
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BLAKE: PARADISE LOST, 1808.
'Downfall of the Rebel Angels.' Watercolor illustration by William Blake, 1808, for John Milton's 'Paradise Lost.'
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BLAKE: PARADISE LOST, 1808.
'The Creation of Eve.' Watercolor illustration by William Blake, 1808, for John Milton's 'Paradise Lost.'
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0322360
APOLLO 11, 1969.
Conceptual artwork of the Saturn V rocket separating from the Apollo 11 Lunar Module and Command and Service Modile. Illustration, c1969.
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SPACE: GALILEO, 1989.
Conceptual artwork of the Galileo spacecraft above Jupiter. Illustration, 1989.
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FLORIDA NATIVES: SPORTS, 1591.
Native Americans playing a game with balls and arrows. Colored engraving by Theodor de Bry after a lost drawing by Jacques Le Moyne de Morgues, 1591.
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NATIVE AMERICAN CEREMONY, 1591.
Florida Native Americans consecrating the skin of a stag to the sun, while French soldiers (right) observe the ceremony. Line engraving by Theodor de Bry, 1591, after a drawing by Jacques Le Moyne de Morgues, 1564-65.
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0173318
ST. MARTIN'S FISTULA.
Illustration by William Beaumont showing the hole in Alexis St. Martin's gastrointesinal system. 1833.
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0268220
RIP VAN WINKLE, 1904.
Illustration by Arthur Rackham for a 1904 edition of 'Rip Van Winkle' by Washington Irving.
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0163431
TWAIN: MISSISSIPPI, 1883.
Illustration from the first edition of Mark Twain's 'Life on the Mississippi,' 1883.
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0322359
APOLLO 11, 1969.
Conceptual artwork of the Apollo 11 Lunar Module separating from the Command and Service Modile enroute to the moon. Illustration, c1969.
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0048832
FIRST WATER-CLOSET, 1596.
The first water-closet, invented by Sir John Harington (1561-1612). Colored woodcut from Harington's 'Metamorphosis of Ajax,' 1596, the publication which, along with other satires, led to his banishment from the court of his godmother, Queen Elizabeth I.
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MARCUS ALONZO HANNA
(1837-1904). American businessman and politician. Caricature, 1902, by Thomas Fleming.
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0162983
BLAKE: PARADISE LOST, 1808.
'The Archangel Raphael with Adam and Eve.' Watercolor illustration by William Blake, 1808, for John Milton's 'Paradise Lost.'
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POE: THE RAVEN.
'Perched Upon a Bust of Pallas.' Lithograph by Edouard Manet, c1875, for Edgar Allan Poe's poem, 'The Raven.'
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NEWS FROM WORTHING, 1807.
A young woman sits on a donkey which sits in the sea refusing to move. Originally published on May 25, 1807 by Laurie and Whittle, London. Illustration by Isaac Cruikshank, 1807.
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0622437
DICKENS: DAVID COPPERFIELD.
Illustration by Felix O.C. Darley for Charles Dickens's 'David Copperfield.' Engraving, c1873.
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LITERATURE & THE ARTS.
Title page of the 1902 edition of The king's sweetheart, by Honore de Balzac (1799-1850), illustrated by Leon Lebeque. Full credit: De Agostini Picture Library / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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LITERATURE & THE ARTS.
Illuminated initial capital letter Q, miniature from The Ebbo Gospels, manuscripts which originated in the Benedictine abbey of Hautvillers, 820-830, France 9th Century. Full credit: De Agostini / G. Dagli Orti / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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HITLER CARTOON, 1933.
'Precept and Practice.' Cartoon by Sir Bernard Partridge, 1933, noting the irony between German Chancellor Adolf Hitler's commandments of brotherhood and his actual persecution of the Jews. RESTRICTED OUTSIDE US.
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VOLTAIRE & ROUSSEAU.
Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778), French philosopher and author, with Voltaire, assumed name of François Marie Arouet (1694-1778), French writer. An animated discussion between the two philosophers, with Voltaire resorting to vigorous argument. Engraving after a late 18th century design.
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TWAIN: MISSISSIPPI, 1883.
Illustration from the first edition of Mark Twain's 'Life on the Mississippi,' 1883.
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ILLUMINATOR, 1568.
'The Illuminator colors or gilds pictures on paper or parchment; he does not hold with stencils, which produce poor work that is less highly remunerated.' Poem by Hans Sachs, woodcut by Jost Amman, 1568.
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