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DANCE OF DEATH, 1538.
'Death and the Merchant.' Woodcut, French, 1547, after Hans Holbein the Younger from his 'Dance of Death,' published in 1538.
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NAST: KU KLUX KLAN, 1874.
'Worse Than Slavery.' A cartoon, 1874, by Thomas Nast showing post-Civil War harassment by the Ku Klux Klan and the White League as less tolerable for African-Americans than slavery.
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0622841
ROBERT EMMET (1778-1803).
Irish nationalist and Republican. The public execution of Emmet in Thomas Street in Dublin, Ireland, 20 September 1803. Lithograph, c1878.
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0371100
INDIA: SNAKE, 1887.
'A snake in the house' of a British family. Wood engraving, English, 1887.
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0031760
DELACROIX: CHRIST ASLEEP.
'Christ Asleep During the Tempest.' Oil on canvas by Eugene Delacroix, c1853.
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0622685
DOYLE: THE NIGHTMARE ROOM.
'See, Jack, he said, his manner wild and delirious.' Illustration by Wladyslaw T. Benda, c1922, for Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's short story, 'The Nightmare Room.'
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0085968
HYDROGEN BALLOON, 1783.
The unmanned hydrogen-filled balloon, constructed by Charles and Robert, which had ascended, 27 August 1783, from the Tuileries in Paris, France, is destroyed by frightened residents of the town of Gonesse, 15 miles away, where it landed. Contemporary French copper engraving.
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0084730
NAZI PROPAGANDA, 1939.
'Flight from the Polish Terror. A mother and her child work themselves across barbed wire.' Nazi propaganda photograph, August 1939, promoting the fictitious Polish 'terror' before Germany's invasion of Poland in September 1939.
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0011034
COLUMBUS: DATI, 1493.
Native Americans flee in fear of Columbus. Woodcut from Giuliano Dati's 'Isole Trovate Nuovamente Per El Re di Spagna,' Florence, 1493.
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IRVING: SLEEPY HOLLOW, 1820. The headless horseman scares Ichabod Crane out of town. Engraving, American, 1876, for Washington Irving's 'The Legend of Sleepy Hollow,' first published in 1820.
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0622204
CARTOON: BOXER REBELLION.
'A Disturbing Possibility in the East.' Cartoon showing Uncle Sam at a table with the eight-nation alliance. A large tray labeled 'Chinese Indemnity' sits on the table and suspended above by a thin string is a sword labeled 'Awakening of China.' Chromolithograph by Udo Keppler, 1901.
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0006116
NATIVE AMERICANS: SIOUX.
Young Man Afraid of His Horse, c1900.
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0407707
COLERIDGE: MARINER.
'The Rime of the Ancient Mariner.' Wood engraving by Joseph Noel Paton for a late 19th century edition.
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0083337
WORLD WAR I: REFUGEES.
'Give or We Perish.' Poster by Wladyslaw Theodore Benda, 1917, for the American Committee for Relief in the Near East, appealing for support for deported Armenian and Greek Orthodox Christians in the Ottoman Empire during World War I.
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0351455
THE TERROR, 1963.
Jack Nicholson and Sandra Knight in 'The Terror,' directed by Roger Corman, 1963.
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0184502
THE VAMPIRE, 1897.
'The Vampire.' Illustration by Philip Burne-Jones, 1897. Full credit: PVDE - Rue des Archives / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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0009551
GIANT SQUID, 1879.
Attacking a fisherman. Colored engraving, 1879.
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0104556
RAILROAD ACCIDENTS, 1871.
'Our Constant Traveling Companion.' American cartoon comment by Thomas Nast on the frequent fatal railroad (left) and steamboat (right) accidents of the time, 1871.
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0216658
WORLD WAR II: BERLIN, 1944.
A man, woman and child are helped by a soldier through the rubble on a street in Berlin, following Allied air strikes. Photograph, 1944.
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0124038
LANDING OF COLUMBUS, 1492.
Native Americans flee in fear of Columbus. Woodcut from Giuliano Dati's 'Isole Trovate Nuovamente Per El Re di Spagna,' Florence, 1493.
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0107624
DAVY CROCKETT (1786-1836).
American soldier and frontiersman. Crockett scared by an owl, on the cover of 'The Crockett Almanac,' Nashville, 1840.
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0087205
RABELAIS: PANTAGRUEL.
Panurge's fear of death at sea (IV, 21). Wood engraving after Gustave Doré from an 1873 edition of François Rabelais' 'Gargantua and Pantagruel.'
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0008884
MAXIMILIEN ROBESPIERRE
(1758-1794). French revolutionist. The arrest of the wounded Robespierre on 27 July 1794 (10 Thermidor, Year 2). Etching French, 1817.
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0066971
SICK BRAZILIAN NATIVES.
In a Tupinamba village in Brazil, a shaman tries with his rattle to dispel evil spirits and attract good ones to heal Native Americans dying from diseases brought by Europeans. Line engraving, 1592, by Theodor de Bry.
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0017263
JAPAN: GHOST.
Japanese woodcut showing a hostile spirit plaguing a woman. Woodcut.
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0087204
RABELAIS: PANTAGRUEL.
Panurge's fear of death at sea (IV, 20). Wood engraving after Gustave Doré from an 1873 edition of François Rabelais' 'Gargantua and Pantagruel.'
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0088444
FILM STILL: NABONGA, 1944.
With Julie London and Buster Crabbe.
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0088716
SILENT STILL: TWO MEN.
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0084842
RABIES EPIDEMIC, 1886.
The Mad Dog Epidemic. Scene on an uptown avenue in New York City, January 1886. Contemporary American wood engraving.
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0053886
DAMSEL IN DISTRESS, 1913.
A damsel in serious distress. Oil over a still from an American silent movie of 1913.
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0089031
SILENT FILM STILL.
Lloyd Hamilton.
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0069511
'MOTHRA', 1961.
Film still from 'Mothra,' 1961.
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0117760
CARRIE, 1976.
Sissy Spacek as the title character in a scene from the film 'Carrie,' 1976.
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0091626
THE THREE LITTLE PIGS.
Illustration by Frederick Richardson for a 1923 collection of children's stories.
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0309055
FINE ART.
Giuseppe Diotti (1779-1846), The Death of Socrates. Full Credit: DEA / G. DAGLI ORTI / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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FINE ART.
The ballad of Leonora (or Lenore), 1839, by Horace Vernet (1789-1863). Full Credit: DEA PICTURE LIBRARY / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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0047072
SHAKESPEARE: HAMLET.
Hamlet with his father's ghost (Act I, Scene V). Wood engraving after Sir John Gilbert, 1881.
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0104749
JEMIMA BOONE, 1776.
Jemima Boone, Frances Callaway and Elizabeth Callaway captured by a Shawnee and Cherokee raiding party near Fort Boonesborough, Kentucky, July 1776. Wood engraving, American, 1887, after Howard Pyle.
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0096275
THE PERILS OF PAULINE.
The Mad Monster. Lithograph poster for an episode of the silent serial film, The Perils of Pauline, 1914.
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0170205
FILM: SAVING PRIVATE RYAN.
A scared young girl in the arms of an American soldier in a scene from the World War II film, 'Saving Private Ryan,' directed by Stephen Spielberg, 1998.
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