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0069861
CHEESMAN'S WIFE, 1677.
The wife of Edmund Cheesman (or Chisman) faints before Governor William Berkeley of Virginia, 1677, after unsuccessfully pleading for a pardon for her husband, a participant in Bacon's Rebellion. Wood engraving, 1877, after Felix O.C. Darley.
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0095014
AUSTEN: PERSUASION, 1898.
'Looking on her with a face as pallid as her own.' Illustration by Hugh Thomson for an 1898 edition of Jane Austen's 'Persuasion,' first published in 1817.
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0075258
DUCHESS OF BUFFALO, 1926.
Constance Talmadge and Edward Martindel in a scene from the film.
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0036775
SILENT FILM STILL: FAINTING.
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0350635
LONGHI: FAINT, c1745.
'The Simulated Faint.' Oil in canvas by Pietro Longhi, c1745.
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0090055
CHEESMAN'S WIFE, 1677.
The wife of Edmund Cheesman (or Chisman) faints before Governor William Berkeley of Virginia, 1677, after unsuccessfully pleading for a pardon for her husband, a participant in Bacon's Rebellion. Wood engraving, 1877, after Felix O.C. Darley.
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0166919
ALGERIAN WAR, 1954-1962.
Si Cheriff, leader of a group of Algerian independence fighters has declared to support the coup of the French military. On the left, Si Cheriff saluted by his troops; on the right, fainted spectators are removed on stretchers. Algiers, Algeria. Photograph, 13.05.1958.
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0128321
WORLD WAR I.
Distribution of food to citizens of Berlin during WW I; an old woman (front) is fainting - 1917/18.
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0259002
EXECUTION OF CHARLES I.
The execution of King Charles I of England outside the Banqueting House at Whitehall Palace, London, 30 January 1649. A portrait of Charles appears at top center, between those of Parliamentary commanders Thomas Fairfax (left) and Oliver Cromwell. Contemporary German line engraving.
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0091469
AUSTEN: PERSUASION.
'Looking on her with a face as pallid as her own.' Illustration by Hugh Thomson for an 1898 edition of Jane Austen's 'Persuasion,' first published in 1817.
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0079167
GRIMM: FAITHFUL JOHN.
Illustration, late 19th century, for the fairy tale by the Grimm Brothers.
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0075555
ALL GUMMED UP, 1931.
Louise Carver, Florence Lake and Edgar Kennedy in a scene from the film.
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0170113
PETIOT CASE, 1945.
Georgette Petiot, wife of French serial killer Marcel Petiot, is carried to a car after fainting during a cross-examiniation regarding the crimes of her husband. Photographed in Paris, 1945.
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0162347
YEMIEL DINOUR.
Israeli writer Yemiel Dinour fainting during Eichmann trial in Jerusalem on june 9, 1961. Full credit: AGIP - Rue des Archives / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserve
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0075251
SILENT FILM STILL: FAINTING.
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0186489
SPACE TELESCOPE, c1991.
Graphic showing how light enters the Faint Object Spectrograph (FOS) instrument on the Hubble Space Telescope. Illustration by Dana Berry for the Space Telescope Science Institute, c1991.
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0090193
SALEM WITCH TRIALS, 1692.
The trial of a witch at the First Church of Salem, Massachusetts, in 1692. Etching, American, late 19th century.
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0049740
QUEEN ESTHER.
Queen Esther faints before King Ahasuerus (Esther [Apocrypha] 15: 6,7). Wood engraving after Gustave Doré.
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0036776
SILENT FILM STILL: FAINTING.
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0006216
LAUREL AND HARDY, 1931.
Stan Laurel (left) and Oliver Hardy (right) in a scene from 'Pardon Us' (originally entitled 'The Rap'), 1931.
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0267363
OPERA: LA TRAVIATA, 1856.
Scene from Verdi's opera, 'La Traviata,' performed at Her Majesty's Theatre in London, England. Engraving, English, 1856.
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0050283
HOGARTH: RAKE'S PROGRESS.
'Prison Scene.' Steel engraving, c1840, after William Hogarth.
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0035769
FILM STILL: TRANSPORTATION.
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0044305
NEWS FROM THE WAR, 1847.
Reading news from the Mexican American War, 1846-47.
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0122578
THEATER: FALSE SHAME, 1872.
Scene from the play, 'False Shame,' performed at the Globe Theater in London, England. Wood engraving, English, 1872.
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0075271
SILENT FILM STILL: FAINTING.
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0305860
FINE ART.
Crying over the body of Christ, by the Master of the Fogg Pieta (14th century). Full Credit: DEA PICTURE LIBRARY / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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0297300
HISTORY.
Radamisto kills Zenobia, by Luigi Sabatelli (1772-1850), 1803, oil on canvas, 125x145 cm. Armenian kingdom, 1st century. Full Credit: DEA PICTURE LIBRARY / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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0622438
DICKENS: DOMBEY AND SON.
Illustration by Felix O.C. Darley for Charles Dickens's 'Dombey and Son,' showing Captain Cuttle taking the pulse of Florence. Engraving by Stephen Alonzo Schoff, c1873.
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0075269
STEPPING OUT, 1931.
Charlotte Greenwood and Harry Stubbs in a scene from the film.
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0089565
HIGHWAY ROBBERY, 1922.
'Traveling: Highway Robbery Then and Now.' Illustration by C. Hérouard for a 1922 issue of 'La Vie Parisienne.'
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0097548
JESUS: CRUCIFIXION.
Woodcut, 1550.
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0087186
MASSENET: ESCLARMONDE.
The exorcism scene of the premiere performance of Jules Massenet's opera 'Esclarmonde' at the Opera Comique, Paris, France, in 1889. Contemporary French wood engraving.
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0130736
SLAVERY: TREAD MILL, 1834.
'A Tread-Mill Scene in Jamaica.' Wood engraving, 1834.
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0527492
JEAN MARTIN CHARCOT
(1825-1893). French neurologist. Giving a lecture on hysteria at the Salpêtrière in Paris, France. After the painting by Pierre André Brouillet, 1887.
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0042277
KUBIN: GHOST AT THE BALL.
The Ghost at the Ball. Drawing, 1918, for 'The Dance of Death' by Alfred Kubin (1877-1959).
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0075270
SILENT FILM STILL: FAINTING.
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0184629
GALAXY: NGC 1068, 1994.
Two photographs taken by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope of Galaxy NGC 1068. At left: Photograph taken without the COSTAR (Corrective Optics Space Telescope Axial Replacement). At right, a much clearer image taken with COSTAR, 1994.
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0305988
FINE ART.
Ecstasy of Saint Catherine of Siena, 1743, by Pompeo Batoni (1708-1787). Full Credit: DEA PICTURE LIBRARY / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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0310046
FINE ART.
Spasm, 1901, by Gaetano Previati (1852-1920), oil on canvas. Full Credit: DEA / A. DAGLI ORTI / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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