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CARTOON: REVOLUTIONARY WAR, 1779. 'The horse America throwing his master.' An English satirical cartoon predicting the outcome of the American Revolutionary War. Cartoon, 1779.
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MYTHOLOGY: PHAETON.
Phaeton struck down by Zeus' thunder. Copper engraving, French, 18th century.
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CARTOON: FALLING, 1879.
'A Pair of Bachelor Slippers.' Cartoon, American, 1879.
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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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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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STEEPLECHASE, 1845.
Steeplechase racing at Harrow, England. Wood engraving, 1845.
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0169051
OTTOMAN WARS IN EUROPE.
Fighting between the Turkish and Imperial cavalry, 1697. Engraving from around 1740 by Ch. Rugendas after an original by G. P. Rugendas from 1697.
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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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0094516
CLEMENS: HUCK FINN, 1884.
The king and the duke, a pair of con men traveling with Huck and Jim, practicing the sword fight scene from Shakespeare's 'Richard III.' Drawing by Edward Windsor Kemble for the New York World, December 1899.
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JACK & JILL, 1873.
'Jack and Jill.' Illustration from an American edition of 'Nursery Rhymes,' 1873.
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MISSING THE STREETCAR.
Wood engraving, American, 1868.
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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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MUGHAL BATTLE SCENE, c1590.
Mughal battle. Mughal miniature, c1590.
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MILLER: BUFFALO HUNT.
Native American hunters of the Great Plains driving herds of buffalo over a precipice. Watercolor, 1867, by Alfred Jacob Miller.
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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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RAYMOND POULIDOR.
Raymond Poulidor was injured on the head after falling at the Patin d'Aspet pass during french cycling race in 1973. Full credit: AGIP - Rue des Archives / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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DAVID OFFERED CROWN.
King Saul falls on his sword after the battle of Gilboa, and the crown is offered to the lamenting David (1 Samuel 31: 1-6 and 2 Samuel 1: 1-17). Woodcut from the Cologne Bible, 1478-80.
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WHEEL OF FORTUNE.
Woodcut, 1534, by Georg Pencz.
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BAYEUX TAPESTRY.
Norman cavalrymen and their horses fall slain at the Battle of Hastings, one of them landing on a defensive work of sharpened stakes (left). Detail from the Bayeux Tapestry.
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RESCUE.
'An awkward predicament.' 19th century American newspaper engraving.
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DAEDALUS AND ICARUS.
Line engraving, 16th century, by Theodoor Galle after Peter Bruegel the Elder.
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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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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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JACK & JILL, 1873.
'Jack and Jill.' Illustration from an American edition of 'Nursery Rhymes,' 1873.
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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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FILM STILL: ROOKIES, 1927.
Starring Frank Currier, Marceline Day and Karl Dane.
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BUFFALO HUNT, 1834.
Native American hunters of the Great Plains driving a herd of buffalo over a precipice. Wood engraving, American, 1834.
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SILENT FILM STILL: ACCIDENTS.
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WERNER ROTH (1948- ).
American (Serbian-born) soccer defender. Photograph, c1977.
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STEEPLECHASE, 1847.
The Southgate Steeplechase, England. Wood engraving, 1847.
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HISTORY.
Battle of Port St. Anthony, painting by an unknown 17th century French artist, preserved in the Palace of Versailles. France, 17th century. Full Credit: DEA / G. DAGLI ORTI / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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DECORATIVE ARTS.
The Fall of Manna, 17th century tapestry based on a cartoon by Pieter Paul Rubens, manufacture of Brussels, from the series Triumphs and Figures of the Holy Sacraments. Full Credit: DEA PICTURE LIBRARY / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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0091145
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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FRANCE: MONT BLANC, 1851.
'Accident Near the Glacier de Tacounag.' Mountaineering expedition to the summit of Mont Blanc, led by Erasmus Galton, 1851. Contemporary English engraving.
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FILM: DR. NO, 1962.
Sean Connery as James Bond.
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'HOMO VOLANS' PARACHUTE.
'Homo Volans' (Flying Man) parachute invented by Fausto Veranzio (1551-1617), a Dalmatian philosopher, historian and inventor.
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ARTWORK.
A painting of a falcon striking a heron in midair. Louis Agassiz Fuertes.
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PARACHUTE.
A woman glides safely back to Earth on an early parachute. Central News Photo Service.
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ANCIENT GREECE: BATTLE.
Detail of marble relief, late 5th century B.C.
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THIRD MAN ON THE MOUNTAIN.
Scene from the film, 1959.
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