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WYTHE: BROADSIDE, 1774.
Broadside issued by George Wythe of the House of Burgesses, calling for a day of fasting and prayer after the British invasion of Boston, May 1774.
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FRANKLIN: BROADSIDE, 1747.
Broadside written and printed by Benjamin Franklin, 1747, proclaiming a general fast in an effort to unite the people of Philadelphia in self-defense.
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SCOTLAND: PERSECUTION, 1543.
A woman and her infant drowned in a river, and four men hung for eating a goose on All Hallow's Eve, a fast day in Scotland, 1543. Wood engraving from the 'Book of Martyrs,' by John Foxe, 1840.
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CONFEDERATE FASTING, 1863.
Cartoon from a northern newspaper poking fun at Confederate President Jefferson Davis' proclamation of a 'Day of fasting, humiliation and prayer,' 27 March 1863, during the American Civil War.
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FINE ART.
The fight between Carnival and Lent, 1559, by Pieter Brueghel the Elder (1525-1569), oil on panel. Detail. Full Credit: DEA / G. NIMATALLAH / Granger, NYC -- All rights
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TOZER, TUNISIA.
Villagers of Tozeur silently wait for the sun to set during Ramadan. Thomas H. Kearney.
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THAILAND.
Fasting or starving Buddha figure in the forest at Wat Umong, Chiang Mai. Full credit: Pictures from History / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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BRITISH LIBRARY.
Book of Hours. Fasting and praying in church. Full credit: British Library / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.