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WILLIAM III & MARY, 1689.
Fireworks in London marking the coronation of William III and Mary II of England. Dutch engraving, 1689.
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STATUE OF LIBERTY, 1886.
The inaugural ceremonies on 28 October 1886. Wood engraving, English, 1886.
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VERSAILLES: FIREWORKS.
King Louis XIV of France watching fireworks on the canal in the gardens of the Palace of Versailles. Line engraving from André Felibien's 'Les Divertissements de Versailles,' 1679.
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0128889
MOSCOW: REVOLUTION DAY.
Revolution Day celebration in the Red Square, Moscow, 7 November 1968.
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0350479
FREE SILVER CARTOON, 1895.
'Fizz! Boom!! Ah!!!' Cartoon depicting Richard Parks Bland, Charles F. Crisp, Henry Moore Teller, Davis Hanson Waite, Joseph C.S. Blackburn, Edward Oliver Wolcott, John Tyler Morgan and William Morris Stewart lighting fireworks, with Wiiliam Harvey and William Peffer at right. Chromolithograph, 1895.
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0079709
WHITE SUPREMACY, 1890.
Handbill advertising a torch-light procession in Jackson, Mississippi to celebrate the end of 'radical rule' (African-American and Republican) and the consolidation of 'white supremacy' (Democratic) in the state of Mississippi. January, 1890.
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0241101
CELEBRATION.
Germany, Berlin. New Year's Eve at Brandenburg Gate. Fireworks. 31.12.1989/01.01.1990.
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0225536
CUSTOM.
Germany, Berlin. Fireworks at Wannsee. 24.09.1993.
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0008199
AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE 1859.
The Fourth of July. Lithograph, 1859.
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0054014
AFGHANISTAN POSTAGE STAMP.
Postage stamp commemorating Afghanistan's 55th Independence Day, 1973.
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0041543
FIREWORKS, 1630.
Fireworks on water with an imitation of Naval Combat. Copper engraving, French, 1630.
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0061464
FIREWORKS AT CHRISTIANIA.
A view of fireworks at Christiania (present day Oslo, Norway). Wood engraving, English, 1869.
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VIENNA: EMPEROR, 1852.
Return of the Emperor of Austria to Vienna. Wood engraving, 1852.
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PARIS: FIREWORKS, 1770.
Fireworks in celebration of the marriage of the dauphin, the future King Louis XVI, to Marie- Antoinette of Austria, 16 May 1770. Contemporary French line engraving.
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PARIS: FIREWORKS, 1770.
Fireworks in Paris, France, 16 May 1770, celebrating the arrival of Princess Marie Antoinette of Austria, on her way to Versailles to marry the dauphin, the future King Louis XVI. Contemporary French line engraving.
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0020885
PARIS: EIFFEL TOWER.
Eiffel Tower and Hotel Invalides, 14 July 1983.
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0409556
WILLIAMSBURG BRIDGE, c1904.
A display of fireworks to celebrate the opening of the bridge, looking from Manhattan to Brooklyn, New York. Photograph, c1904.
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0117868
TREATY OF PARIS, 1763.
Fireworks at Hôtel de Ville in Paris celebrating the Treaty of Paris, 10 February 1763, ending the Seven Years War between Great Britain, France and Spain. Contemporary French line engraving.
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0265035
PARIS: EMPEROR'S FETE, 1868.
Display of fireworks from the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, during the annual emperor's fete, 1868. Contemporary British engraving.
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0036595
HIROSHIGE: EDO VIEW, 1858.
'Fireworks at Ryogoku.' Woodblock print from the series 'One Hundred Famous Views of Edo,' by Ando Hiroshige, 1858.
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0267619
CENTENNIAL FAIR, 1876.
Parade passing Independence Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, during the Centennial Exposition, 4 July 1876. Insets show a fireworks display and a detail of the parade with the Eutaw Flag. Contemporary American wood engraving.
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0028298
DEMOCRAT CONVENTION, 1888.
New Yorkers outside Madison Square Garden during the Democratic National Convention of 1888: engraving from a contemporary American newspaper.
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0088633
PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN, 1868.
A demonstration in New York City for the campaign of Horatio Seymour and Francis Preston Blair, the Democratic party candidates for President and Vice President. Wood engraving, American, 1868.
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0095090
INDIA: FIREWORKS, 1960.
Fireworks display during a holiday celebration in India, 1960.
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0163210
MISSISSIPPI RIVER: FIREWORKS.
Fourth of July fireworks display over the Mississppi River at Hannibal, Missouri. Photographed c1974.
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0060096
COLUMBIAN EXPO, 1893.
The Great Illumination of the Columbian Exposition in Chicago, 1894.
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0119584
SHAH JAHAN (1592-1666).
Mughal emperor of India, 1628-1658. Shah Jahan (with halo) rides to the wedding celebration of his favorite son, Dara Shukoh, who rides before him wearing a veil. In the background are flashing fireworks. Mughal painting, 17th century.
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0432216
FINE ART.
Celebration with fireworks in the harbour of Civitavecchia for the arrival of the Jesuits expelled from Portugal, October 24, 1759, painting by Charles Francois Lacroix (died 1782). Detail. Full credit: De Agostini / A. Dagli Orti / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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FINE ART.
Catherine wheel at Castel Sant'Angelo, 1874-1880, painting by Franz Theodor Aerni (1853-1918), oil on canvas. Full credit: De Agostini / A. Vasari / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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0076555
ERIE CANAL, 1825.
A view of the fireworks for the celebration of the Erie Canal at New York City Hall. Line engraving, 1825.
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0045670
NYC: DEMOCRAT PARADE, 1876.
A parade in New York City during the 1876 presidential campaign: wood engraving from a contemporary American newspaper.
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0003667
STATUE OF LIBERTY, 1886.
The inaugural ceremonies on 28 October 1886. Wood engraving, English, 1886.
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0087408
CENTENNIAL FAIR, 1876.
Independence Hall illuminated on the Fourth of July during the 1876 Centennial Fair in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Wood engraving from a contemporary American newspaper.
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0254115
KENGTUNG, MYANMAR.
A group of young monks and an elderly monk prepare to light fireworks. W. Robert Moore.
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0254104
RANGOON, MYANMAR.
A Chinese vegetable and fruit stall in a market in Rangoon. Gervais Courtellemont.
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0163046
CAFFI: ROMAN REPUBLICAN.
The Colosseum in Rome illuminated by a fireworks display commemorating the first, and only, anniversary of the Roman Rebpublic, 1849. Oil painting by Ippolito Caffi.
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0030469
FIREWORKS IN PARIS
to celebrate a coronation, 18th c.: contemporary French engraving.
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0058299
FOURTH OF JULY, 1869.
'Fourth of July at the country home.' Wood engraving, 1869.
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0265484
NATIONAL GUARD: ANNIVERSARY.
'Anniversary Excursion to Washington on the Seventh Regiment N.G.S.N.Y.,' or, the National Guard for the State of New York, founded twenty years prior during the Civil War. Engraving, American, 1886.
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0079298
GUY FAWKES' DAY, 1848.
The burning of an effigy to commemorate the foiling of the attempt led by Guy Fawkes on 5 November 1605, to blow up the king and members of Parliament in retaliation for increasing repression of Roman Catholics in England. Wood engraving from an English newspaper of 1848.
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