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TOKYO FIREMEN, C1917.
Firemen giving an exhibition near the Shinobazo pond in Ueno Park, Tokyo, Japan. Photograph, c1917.
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CARTOON: FALLING, 1879.
'A Pair of Bachelor Slippers.' Cartoon, American, 1879.
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JAPANESE SAMURAI.
A Japanese samurai warrior, possibly Minamoto no Yoritomo, falling out of a cave on Mount Ishibashi, where he may have sought refuge. Woodblock print by Kuniyoshi Utagawa, early 19th century.
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THE PERILS OF PAULINE.
The Crucible of Courage. Lithograph poster for an episode of the silent serial film, The Perils of Pauline, 1914.
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0171274
RUSSO-TURKISH WAR, 1877.
Siege of Plevna: Russian troops escaping over a bridge, chased by Turkish soldiers. Contemporary wood engraving, 1877. Full credit: ullstein - Archiv Gerstenberg / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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SECOND BOER WAR, 1899-1902.
The Boers beseige Ladysmith, Natal, South Africa; British cavalry bombarded by the Boer's artillery. Contemporary illustration, c1900.
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0091194
ONE-MAN DIRIGIBLE, 1878.
Mark Quinlan nearly falling from a one-man dirigible during a flight over Hartford, Connecticut in June 1878. The dirigible was designed and built by Charles Ritchel. Contemporary American engraving.
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COURBET: MAD WITH FEAR.
'The Man Made Mad with Fear.' Oil on canvas, Gustave Courbet, c1844.
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GERALD RUDOLPH FORD
(1913-2006). 38th President of the United States. Balancing himself while reaching to shake hands with a crowd, c1975.
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BATTLE OF FLAMBOROUGH HEAD.
American sailors driving off British forces of the HMS Serapis from boarding the USS Bonhomme Richard
during the Battle of Flamborough Head on 23 September 1779. Illustration, American, 1899.
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0110677
HUGUENOT PERSECUTION.
French Protestant women committing suicide to avoid the dragonnade, persecution from dragoons, around the time of Louis XIV's revocation of the Edict of Nantes in 1685. Illustration by Louis Bombled from an edition of Jules Michelet's 'History of France' published in installments, c1900.
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LA RELEVE OF THE GARDE.
In front of the Monaco Palace, the snow falling during the the changing of the guard, january 1985. Full credit: AGIP - Rue des Archives / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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DAEDALUS AND PERDIX.
After Daedalus throws his nephew, Perdix, from the Temple of Athena on the Acropolis, Athena transforms Perdix into a partridge. Copper engraving, English, 18th century, after Charles Eisen.
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BAYEUX TAPESTRY.
Duke William (partially shown at far left) with his army near Mont Saint Michel. Some of his soldiers become trapped in quicksand while trying to cross the River Couesnon, and Harold (right) rescules two of them. Detail from the Bayeux Tapestry.
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ANCIENT GREECE: BATTLE.
Detail of marble relief, late 5th century B.C.
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BAYEUX TAPESTRY.
Some of Duke William's men become trapped in quicksand while trying to cross the River Couesnon. Detail from the Bayeux Tapestry.
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BAYEUX TAPESTRY.
Norman cavalry horses fall slain at the Battle of Hastings. Detail from the Bayeux Tapestry.
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MARIE BLANCHARD, 1819.
The death of Marie Blanchard, wife of aeronaut Jean Pierre Blanchard, when her balloon caught fire during a demonstration over Paris, 6 June 1819. Contemporary engraving.
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SOCCER GOALIES, 1974.
English goalkeeper Peter Shilton (left) and Gordon Banks both jump to block a goal during a work-out at Stoke City, November 1974.
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WWII: PARATROOPERS, 1945.
Paratroopers of the 82nd Airborne Division, 1st Allied Airborne Army, landing during a practice jump over an airfield in Sissonne, France, 14 March 1945.
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DAILY LIFE: FISHING.
'How we went fishing in Canada.' 19th century engraving.
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NAST: CORRUPTION, 1872.
'Corrupt Judiciary on the Bench. Justice: "Now then, all together!"' Cartoon by Thomas Nast, 1872, about political corruption in the courts.
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SILENT FILM STILL: ACCIDENTS.
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SYMBOLS: AUTUMN.
Maple leaf and falling leaves, symbols of autumn. Woodcuts.
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HISTORY.
Bulgaria, 9th century. Khan Krum's soldier. Full Credit: DEA / A. DE GREGORIO / Granger, NYC -- All rights re
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ART & ARCHITECTURE.
The Fall of the Rebel Angels, fresco attributed tol Giovanni De Vecchi or Giacomo Bertoia. Semi-dome vault in the Hall of Angels of Palazzo Farnese, Caprarola. Italy, 16th century. Full credit: De Agostini / G. Dagli Orti / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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WHEEL OF FORTUNE.
Woodcut, 1534, by Georg Pencz.
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FILM STILL: ROOKIES, 1927.
Starring Frank Currier, Marceline Day and Karl Dane.
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PARACHUTE, 19th CENTURY.
19th century engraving.
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THIRD MAN ON THE MOUNTAIN.
Scene from the film, 1959.
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ARTWORK.
A painting of a falcon striking a heron in midair. Louis Agassiz Fuertes.
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ALSEK RIVER, ALASKA, NORTH AMERICA.
Men stand by their canoe observing the dangers of glacier ice falling. E.R. Martin.
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HORSEBACK RIDING ACCIDENT.
'Gallant rescue of a Brooklyn equestrian by a New York broker on the Coney Island road.' Wood engraving, American, 1879.
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0175790
GERALD RUDOLPH FORD
(1913-2006). 38th President of the United States. Being assisted by a military aide and Austrian Chancellor Bruno Kreisky (left) after stumbling down the steps of Air Force One on his arrival in Salzburg, Austria, 1 June 1975.
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VINCENZO LUNARDI
(1759-1806). Italian aeronaut. Lunardi (center) and a group of Scottish ballooning enthusiasts. Caricature etching by John Kay at Edinburgh, Scotland, 1785.
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FILM: DR. NO, 1962.
Sean Connery as James Bond.
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STEEPLECHASE ROLLING PIN.
The Rolling Pin at Steeplechase Park in Coney Island, Brooklyn, New York. Photograph, 1939.
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DAEDALUS AND ICARUS.
Line engraving, 16th century, by Theodoor Galle after Peter Bruegel the Elder.
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NEW DEAL: C.C.C., 1933.
Members of one of the first units of Civilian Conservation Corps recruits clearing ground to set up a campsite, at the start of a reforestation project in a section of George Washington National Forest near Luray, Virginia, 18 April 1933.
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BURMA: BURMA ROAD, c1940.
A treacherous part of the Burma Road where a vehicle is stuck and blocking traffic. Photograph, c1940.
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