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IRISH IMMIGRANTS
leaving their home for America; paying the passage at Cork: wood engraving, 1851.
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ENGLISH MERCHANT.
Line engraving, 19th century, after a 15th century manuscript illumination.
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0622303
GREAT KANTO EARTHQUAKE.
Buddha protects the Senso-ji temple in Asakusa district as the rest of Tokyo burns in the aftermath of the great earthquake. Lithograph, 1923.
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BANK OF ENGLAND, 1872.
The burning of banknotes taken out of circulation, at the Bank of England in London. Engraving, English, 1872.
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0622302
GREAT KANTO EARTHQUAKE.
Fire sweeps through the Hanayashiki amusement park in the Asakusa district of Tokyo in the aftermath of the great earthquake. Lithograph, 1923.
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0622313
NEW YORK: COTTON EXCHANGE.
View of the New York Cotton Exchange Building from the street. Drawing by Hughson Hawley, c1883.
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0178400
JUSTIN LIN YIFU.
Justin Lin Yifu, Economist, Chief Economist of the World Bank Group, China - 21.02.2008. Full credit: ullstein bild / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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0180158
UWE SEELER (1936-).
Entrepreneur and former football player, Germany, as Honorary Captain of the sailing ship Rickmer Rickmers standing in captain's uniform on the deck of the museum ship in the harbour of Hamburg, Germany. Full credit: ullstein bild / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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0009014
SLAVE QUARTERS, c1865.
Slave quarters on Rosemont Plantation near Woodville, Mississippi, home of Jefferson Davis, president of the Confederate States of America. Engraving, 1866.
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0052222
GAMBLING TABLE, 1886. 'A Mass of Gold and a Crowd of Hands. Scene at a gambling table at the Casino of Monte Carlo. Drawing, 1886, by Paul Renouard.
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0622384
WWI: CARTOON, 1918.
'And this is no scrap of paper.' Comment on the close of World War I from the New York Herald, depicting French Marshal Foch presenting Germany with a demand for reparations on the point of his sword. Cartoon by William Allen Rogers, 7 November 1918.
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0622488
CARTOON: NIGHT FLIGHTS, 1976.
'The flights at night.' Cartoon comment on illegal payments made by aircraft manufacturers Lockheed and Northrop to officials in various foreign countries. Cartoon by Edmund Valtman, 10 February 1976.
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0622489
EUROPEAN COMMON MARKET.
'Viewing with concern.' Cartoon comment on the growing prosperity of the European Common Market, viewed with concern by representations of Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev and East German head of state Walter Ulbricht (portrayed as a dog). Cartoon by Edmund Valtman, 9 January 1962.
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CARTOON: POWERS TRADE.
'Better relations through trade.' Cartoon comment on the exchange of Francis Gary Powers for Rudolf Abel by the Soviet Union and United States. Cartoon by Edmund Valtman, 14 February 1962.
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FRANCE: BANK PANIC, 1869.
The Cafe de la Bourse (stock exchange cafe) in Paris during the financial panic of 1869. Contemporary wood engraving.
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0145765
JACQUES CHABAN DELMAS.
Jacques Chaban Delmas, french prime minister, speaking with Emile Roche at Economic and Social Council on april 6, 1970 in Paris, background : Jacques Delors. Full credit: AGIP - Rue des Archives / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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0010826
GEORGIA BANKNOTE, 1777.
Four dollar banknote, 1777, issued 'for the support of the Continental Troops and other expences of Government.'
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0049525
STOCK MARKET CRASH.
An unlucky speculator, one Walter Thornton of New York, offering to sell his roadster after the stock market crash: oil over a photograph, Oct. 30, 1929.
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0031222
CLOSED BANK, 1936.
A closed Kansas bank in rural America. Photograph by Arthur Rothstien, 1936.
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0131428
CONTINENTAL ARMY: PAY.
Certificate signed by the paymaster, March 1785, for back pay and interest, since 23 March 1783, owed a soldier in the Continental Army.
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0045639
DEGAS: STOCK EXCHANGE.
Oil on canvas by Edgar Degas, 1878-79.
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FRANKLIN: LIBRARY COMPANY.
Transfer of a share, 1741, in the Library Company of Philadelphia, organized by Benjamin Franklin in 1731.
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IAN FLEMING (1908-1964).
English novelist and creator of James Bond. Photograph by Horst Tappe, 1963.
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RUSSELL BANKS (1940-).
Writer St. Malo France 1997. Photographed by Horst Tappe.
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0009530
INCOME TAX CARTOON, 1895.
American millionaire Russell Sage, Hetty Green and George Gould tearfully pay their income taxes in this 1895 cartoon by F.B. Opper.
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0007521
CARTOON: GREAT DEPRESSION,
1934. 'Go back to earth - there's an unemployment problem here.' Cartoon on the Great Depression. Cartoon by Otto Soglow, c1934.
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0114482
WORLD WAR I: FRENCH POSTER.
'For the Last Quarter Hour.. Help Me!' General Ferdinand Foch (1851-1929), Commander in Chief of the Allied forces, overseeing his troops as they march across a battlefield. French lithograph poster, 1918, encouraging citizens to subscribe to the National Defense Loan.
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0085525
TREASURE ISLAND, 1911.
'The Treasure Cave.' Illustration by N.C. Wyeth from a 1911 edition of Robert Louis Stevenson's 'Treasure Island,' originally published in 1883.
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NEW YORK CURB MARKET.
The trading floor of the New York Curb Market at Trinity Place, New York, to which the curbside brokers moved into in 1921. Photograph, early 20th century.
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0091462
GREAT DEPRESSION CARTOON.
'Business never was so rotten. Twelve miles I chase an ambulance and I found a lawyer in it.' American cartoon on the Great Depression by Otto Soglow, early 1930s.
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0009019
BANK OF PENNSYLVANIA, 1800.
The City Tavern (left) and the Bank of Pennsylvania, South Second Street, Philadelphia. Color line engraving, 1800, by William Birch & Son.
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GOETHE: WERTHER.
'Das Leiden des Jungen Werthers (The Sorrows of Young Werther),' by Johann von Goethe. Wood engraving, German, 19th century.
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SINATRA AND CROSBY, 1944.
American singers Frank Sinatra (left) and Bing Crosby singing a duet in Hollywood, California, which they had agreed to do if someone bought a $10,000 war bond. Photograph, 30 January 1944.
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0014134
TURKEY: TURKEY LIMITED.
An 1896 cartoon by Sir John Tenniel on a report that the Great Powers were considering a Turkish loan to be applied under European control.
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0022848
LONDON: ROYAL EXCHANGE.
The Royal Exchange in London, England. Watercolor from Rudolph Ackermann's 'Microcosm of London,' 1808-10.
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0114431
GIRODET: DANAE.
'Mademoiselle Lang as Danae.' Oil on canvas by the French artist Anne-Louis Girodet-Trioson, 1799.
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ARCHAEOLOGY.
Al-Mutamid coin, recto. From Seville. Arab coins in Spain. Full Credit: De Agostini / G. Dagli Orti / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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ARCHAEOLOGY.
Gold solidus of Julian II, recto. Roman coins, 4th century AD. Full Credit: De Agostini / V. Pirozzi / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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MEDIEVAL TOLL BRIDGE.
A medieval party paying the toll to cross a bridge. Engraving after a 15th century stained glass window from the Cathedral of Tournay.
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CARTOON: NEW DEAL, 1935.
'Romance Comes High.' Anti-New Deal cartoon mocking the Roosevelt Administration's policy of government spending. Cartoon by Quincy Scott, 1935.
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