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INDIA: PALANQUIN, 1885.
Sketches showing a British man struggling with travel in a palanquin in Calcutta, India, 1885.
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SIDESHOW POSTER, c1949.
Circus sideshow poster by Nieman Eisman, featuring Celesta Geyer, known as Jolly Dolly Dimple, c1949.
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NEW YORK: BANANA INDUSTRY.
Sy Bayman, manager of the Curatolo Banana Corporation, in the refrigerator with rows of stored bananas, Brooklyn, New York. Photographed by Dick De Marsico, c1962.
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EVANS: NEW YORK, 1938.
A woman sitting in window of her apartment on 61st Street between 1st and 3rd Avenues, New York, New York. Photograph by Walker Evans, 1938.
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PEOPLE.
USA, overweight: overweight male lifting a normal weight man in New York - Photographer: The New York Times GmbH - Published by: 'Tempo' 1930 Vintage property of ullstein bild.
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PEOPLE.
Germany, overweight teenager walking in the streets, one is dressed in a mini skirt - Photographer: Gert Kreutschmann - 1974 Vintage property of ullstein bild.
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0268634
SIDESHOW POSTER, 1941.
Poster for Ruth the Acrobat in the sideshow at the Vermont State Fair in Rutland, Vermont. Photograph by Jack Delano, 1941.
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DICKENS: OLIVER TWIST.
Mr. Bumble, a character from Charles Dickens's 'Oliver Twist.' Illustration by Joseph Clayton Clarke, known as 'Kyd.' Lithograph, c1899.
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HALS: WOMAN, 1635.
Portrait of a Middle-aged Woman. Oil on canvas by Frans Hals, c1635. RESTRICTED OUTSIDE US.
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0043058
WINFIELD SCOTT (1786-1866).
American army officer. Original carte-de-visite photograph, 1862.
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0074786
GEORGE IV (1762-1830).
King of Great Britain and Ireland, 1820-1830. As the Prince of Wales, after stuffing himself with food. Caricature etching, 1792, by James Gillray.
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THÉOPHILE GAUTIER
(1811-1872). French writer. Smoking an opium pipe during his travels in the Orient, 1853. Contemporary watercolor.
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TOM L. JOHNSON (1854-1911).
American politician. Caricature drawing, c1901.
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SILENT FILM STILL: WOMAN.
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WILLIAM HOWARD TAFT
(1857-1930). 27th President of the United States. Photograph, 1908, digitally colored by Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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NAST: SANTA CLAUS, 1890.
Santa Claus opening the holiday season. Wood engraving by Thomas Nast, 1890.
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WILLIAM HOWARD TAFT
(1857-1930). 27th President of the United States. 'They're Off!' Cartoon showing President Taft heading to a railroad station, followed by four small men under a sign reading 'Glooms,' identified as Champ Clark, Robert La Follette, Oscar Underwood and Ollie James, 1911.
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0002976
GIOACCHINO ROSSINI
(1792-1868). Italian operatic composer. Photograph by Etienne Carjat, 1865.
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0012001
DEPRESSION CARTOON, 1929.
American cartoon by Otto Soglow showing a capitalist hanging from a rope in the shape of 1929, the year of the Stock Market crash.
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0050632
HENRY HOBSON RICHARDSON
(1838-1886). American architect. Oil by Hubert von Herkomer.
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0074430
SILENT STILL: WEIGHT.
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A COOK AND HIS WIFE, c1496.
Copper engraving by Albrecht Dürer, c1496.
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0133724
PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN, 1880.
Cartoon, 16 June 1880, by J.A. Wales, showing Republican nominees James A. Garfield and Chester A. Arthur at left, and anticipated Democratic nominees Samuel J. Tilden and David Davis at right.
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0085196
HOGARTH: HUDIBRAS, 1726.
'The Manner How He Sallies Forth.' Steel engraving, c1860, after the original engraving of 1726 by William Hogarth.
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0411748
ARCHAEOLOGY.
Seated goddess on a throne flanked by two lionesses from Catalhoyuk, Turkey. Neolithic civilisation, 7th-5th millennium BC. Full credit: De Agostini / G. Dagli Orti / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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DECORATIVE ARTS.
Fashion, France, 20th century. Art Deco. Falbalas et Fanfreluches. Almanac for 1923: Venez donc, ma bonne amie (Curiosity about English uniforms). Full Credit: DEA PICTURE LIBRARY / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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0041179
BURL IVES (1909-1995).
American actor and ballad singer. Photographed in 1956.
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LOUIS PHILIPPE (1773-1850).
King of the French, 1830-1848. 'Here, good people, here, my people want it? Here you are!' Louis Philippe throwing money to the people. Lithograph, 1835, by Honore Daumier.
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0093232
ALLSOPP VOTER, 1880.
'The voter who is for "measures, not men."' A supporter of brewer and politician Samuel Charles Allsopp (1842-1897), 2nd Baron Hindlip, in the British parliamentary elections of 1880. Contemporary English newspaper cartoon.
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0000144
THOMAS NAST: CHRISTMAS.
'A Merry Christmas.' Mother Goose and Santa Claus dancing along with the characters from the nursery rhyme 'Hey Diddle Diddle.' Wood engraving after a drawing by Thomas Nast, 1880.
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0251017
GODERICH, CANADA.
A Canadian boy considers harassing an overweight man. R. R. Sallows.
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0249316
UNITED STATES.
A Food Administration sign encourages food conservation during WWI. U.S. Government Food & Drug Admin.
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0119796
INDIA: EUNUCH.
An typically obese eunuch of a harem in Mughal India. Detail of a Mughal painting.
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0105395
RACIAL CARICATURE, 1866.
'Great Oyster Eating Match Between the Dark Town Cormorant and the Blackville Buster. The Finish - 'Yous is a tie - De one dat gags fust am a gone Coon.'' Lithograph by Currier and Ives, from the 'Darktown Comics' series, c1866.
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PETER PAUL RUBENS
(1577-1640). Flemish painter. Self-portrait. Oil on canvas, 1638-40.
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0066261
DREISER & OPPENHEIM, c1923.
Caricatures of Theodore Dreiser (1871-1945), American writer, and E. Phillips Oppenheim (1866-1946), English writer, by Gene Markey, c1923.
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0163965
CONEY ISLAND: SIDE SHOW.
Side show of the human curiosities 'Jolly Trixy' and 'Princess Wee Wee' at Coney Island, Brooklyn. Photograph, c1908.
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WORLD WAR II: U.S. POSTER.
'Save waste fats for explosives. Take them to your meat dealer.' American World War II poster, 1943, by Henry Koerner.
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0166588
BENITO MUSSOLINI: CARTOON.
Caricature of Benito Mussolini by Amadee Wohlshlaeger, that appeared in the St. Louis Post Dispatch on 24 March 1940.
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0048337
MARTIN LUTHER (1483-1546).
German religious reformer. Contemporary caricature of Luther and his wife.
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