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CARTOON: JOIN OR DIE, 1754.
First American political cartoon, originally published by Benjamin Franklin in his Pennsylvania Gazette. Cartoon, 1754.
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OUROBOROS, 16th CENTURY.
The dragon Ouroboros. Woodcut from the 16th century French magic manuscript, 'La Magie noire.'
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DUBLIN: PROVOST'S HOUSE.
The Provost's House at Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland. Print by James Malton, 1794.
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DUBLIN: WORLD'S FAIR, 1853.
The Great Industrial Exhibition in Dublin, Ireland. Print, 1853.
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POSTER: FLAG DAY, 1917.
Poster for Flag Day, celebrated on 14 June 1917.
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HORSE, 1921.
'Lady' owned by Mrs. Florence Harding. Photograph, November 1921.
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WWII: ANZIO BEACH, 1944.
American troops disembark from landing craft during the Battle of Anzio. Photograph, 22 January 1944. Full Credit: Ullstein Bild / Granger. All Rights Reserved.
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PRAYING MANTIS, 2012.
A European mantis, or praying mantis, perched on a stalk. Photograph by Maren Wulf, 4 October 2012. Full Credit: ullstein bild - McPhoto / Maren Wulf / Granger, NYC. All Rights Reserved.
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STEIN AND TOKLAS, 1944.
American writer Gertrude Stein (1874-1946) in southeastern France with her companion, Alice B. Toklas (left), September 1944. Oil over a photograph.
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KANSAS: BLACK EMIGRANTS.
Black migrants to Kansas in 1879 fleeing the South and an outbreak of yellow fever. Contemporary American wood engraving.
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JOIN OR DIE CARTOON, 1754.
First American political cartoon, originally published by Benjamin Franklin in his Pennsylvania Gazette, 1754.
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CONEY ISLAND: CAROUSEL, 2009. The carousel at Astroland amusement park at Coney Island, Brooklyn, New York. Photograph, 2009. Full Credit: Maggie Downing / Granger, NYC. All Rights Reserved.
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CHINA: BRONZE FIGURE.
Gilt bronze figure of a mythical flying animal. Six Dynasties, 3rd-6th century.
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VIKINGS: CARVED HEAD.
Carved head of an animal from the largest sleigh in the 9th century Oseberg find in Norway.
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ASIAN FLU VACCINE, 1957.
At the Pasteur Institute in Paris a technician removes eallantoic liquid from chicken embryos for the preparation of a vaccine against the Asian flu, September 1957.
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CATHERINE OF WURTEMBERG
(1783-1835). Russian-born queen of Westphalia. Contemporary painting.
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COWBOYS, 1887.
'A Row in a Cattle Town.' Engraving by Henry Wolf after a painting by Frederic Remington, 1887.
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LONDON: ADMIRALTY, c1840.
'The Admiralty, Parliament Street,' London. Line engraving, c1840.
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TESTS ON ANIMALS, 1957.
At the Squibb Institute for Medical Research in New Brunswick, New Jersey, rabbits are having their temperature taken over a period of two hours before being injected with a pharmaceutical product to be tested. Photograph, 1957.
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TERRA NOVA EXPEDITION.
Chris, one of the sled dogs of the Terra Nova Expedition to the South Pole, led by Captain Robert Falcon Scott. Photograph by Herbert Ponting, 1910 or 1911.
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RAILROAD CONSTRUCTION 1875.
Railroad building on the Great Plains. Wood engraving, American, 1875, after a drawing by Alfred R. Waud.
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WOUNDED KNEE, 1891.
Buffalo Bill, General Nelson A. Miles, and several army officers on horseback at the site of the Wounded Knee Massacre, South Dakota. Photograph, 1891.
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CAMILO JOSÉ CELA (1916-).
Writer Madrid Spain 1989. Photographed by Horst Tappe.
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VLADIMIR NABOKOV (1899-1977).
Writer Zermatt Switzerland 1962. Photographed by Horst Tappe.
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CIVIL WAR: DRAFT RIOTS.
An unruly mob during the New York City Draft Riots of July 13-16, 1863: contemporary wood engraving.
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AARON'S STAFF.
Aaron's staff becomes a serpent in Pharoah's court (Exodus 7:10): wood engraving after Gustave Doré.
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IWO JIMA: TRAINING, 1954.
United States marines coming ashore during an amphibious training exercise, Iwo Jima. Photograph, 22 March 1954.
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WILLIAM McKINLEY
(1843-1901). 25th President of the United States. Photographed making his Presidential nomination acceptance speech from the front porch of his home in Canton, Ohio, in 1896.
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BRAZIL: COFFEE PLANTATION.
Slaves gathering coffee beans on a Brazilian plantation: wood engraving, c1878.
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VERNE: 20,000 LEAGUES, 1870. 'Life in the Black River.' Undersea life of the North Pacific seen from the 'Nautilus.' Engraving after a drawing by Alphonse de Neuville from an 1870 edition of Jules Verne's 'Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea.'
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ELEPHANT PLOWING, 1847.
An elephant plowing a field on a sugar plantation in India. Wood engraving, 1847.
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NATIVE AMERICANS: CROCODILES, 1591.
Florida Native Americans killing crocodiles (alligators). Engraving, 1591, by Theodor de Bry after a now lost drawing by Jacques Le Moyne de Morgues.
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VERNE: 20,000 LEAGUES, 1870. 'A coral cemetery.' Engraving after a drawing by Alphonse de Neuville from an 1870 edition of Jules Verne's 'Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea.'
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VERNE: 20,000 LEAGUES.
'A terrible combat ensued'. Wood engraving after a drawing by Alphonse de Neuville from an 1870 edition of Jules Verne's 'Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea'.
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VERNE: ROUND THE MOON.
'It was the body of Satellite. Wood engraving after a drawing by Emile Bayard from a 19th century edition of Jules Verne's 'Round the Moon'.
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GEORGE CHRISTY (1827-1868).
Né Harrington. American actor and singer. Wood engravings from an American newspaper of 1854.
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ASIAN ART.
The month of October, ca 1788, shunga by Katsukawa Shuncho (active 1780-1800), woodcut from the The twelve months series. Japanese civilization, Edo period (1603-1868). Full Credit: DEA / G. DAGLI ORTI / Granger, NYC -- All rig
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DECORATIVE ARTS.
Alexandre Francois Desportes (1661-1743), Resting Hunter. Full Credit: DEA / G. DAGLI ORTI / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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CHAUCER: WIFE OF BATH, 1483. The Wife of Bath. Engraving from William Caxton's second edition of 'The Canterbury Tales' by Geoffrey Chaucer (c1342-1400), 1483.
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IRVING: SLEEPY HOLLOW, 1849. Ichabod Crane encounters the Headless Horseman. Etching by Felix O.C. Darley for 'The Legend of Sleepy Hollow' by Washington Irving, 1849.
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