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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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0087414
SOUTH CAROLINA: SCENIC VIEW.
View on the Ashley River, South Carolina. Wood engraving, 19th century.
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0410005
AD: REVLON, 1961.
American advertisement for Revlon Moon Drops, 1961.
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0528692
EGYPT: KHONSU, 1823.
The ancient Egyptian god of the moon Khonsu, with baboons and human-headed birds. Illustration by Léon-Jean-Joseph Dubois, published in 'Pantheon Egyptien' by Jean-François Champollion, 1823.
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0043963
HIGH DIDDLE DIDDLE.
Illustration by Frederick Richardson for a 1915 edition of 'Mother Goose' nursery rhymes.
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0082147
FRANCO-PRUSSIAN WAR, 1870.
Wounded French soldiers brought into Metz, France, during the Franco-Prussian War. Wood engraving, 1870.
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0050804
PHASES OF THE MOON.
Woodcut designed by Hans Holbein the Younger from Sebastian Munster's 'Canones super novum instrumentum luminarium,' Basel, 1534.
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0029017
NEW YEAR'S EVE, c1876.
People gathering for a church service on New Year's Eve. Lithograph, American, c1876.
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0011722
THE WAYSIDE INN, 1864.
Lithograph by Currier & Ives.
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0046462
SILENT FILM STILL: COUPLES.
Reginald Denny and Gertrude Olmstead in a scene from a movie of the 1920s.
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BEARDSLEY: SALOME.
'The Woman in the Moon.' Pen-and-ink drawing by Aubrey Vincent Beardsley for Oscar Wilde's 'Salome.'
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0097749
SCHUYLKILL RIVER, c1830.
Scene on the Schuylkill River, Pennsylvania. Steel engraving, c1830.
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0080675
JASON AND MEDEA.
Jason plowing the fields of Mars for Medea. Illustration by Lancelot Speed for 'The Golden Fleece', London, England, c1900.
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CONEY ISLAND, 1910.
Luna Park and Surf Avenue at Coney Island, New York. American gravure reproduction, c1910.
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0082073
CANADA: FUR TRADE, 1892.
A Canadian fur trapper and his team of husky dogs pulling a toboggan loaded with furs across the moonlit snow. Wood engraving, 1892, after Frederic Remington.
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0009441
TEXAS: CATTLE DRIVE, 1867.
A drove of Texas cattle crossing a stream. Wood engraving, 1867, after Alfred R. Waud.
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0003757
CHRISTMAS CAROLERS, 1859.
Singing Christmas carols outside an English manor house. Wood engraving, 1859.
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0023127
ALLSTON: LANDSCAPE.
Moonlit Landscape. Oil on canvas by Washington Allston (1779-1843).
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0025744
FULL MOON.
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0080258
NEW YORK: ASTOR PLACE RIOT.
Riot in front of the Italian Opera House at Astor Place, New York City on 10 May 1849. Contemporary wood engraving.
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0008605
ASTRONOMER, 1504.
The Arabian astronomer, Messahalah. Woodcut by Albrecht Durer from title page to Messahalah's 'De scientia motus orbis', Nuremberg, 1504.
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0011659
MISSISSIPPI RIVER RACE.
'The Champions of the Mississippi--"A Race for the Buckhorns."' Lithograph, 1866, by Currier & Ives.
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0075633
FULL MOON.
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0029915
SILENT STILL: MAN & WOMAN.
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0105718
MATSUO BASHO (1644-1694).
Japanese poet. Basho as an old man and a traveler, stopping to talk with two men having tea by the roadside. Woodcut from 'One Hundred Aspects of the Moon,' by Tsukioka Yoshitoshi, 1885-1892.
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0094995
GREECE: CAPE SOUNION, 1832.
View of the ruins of the Temple of Poseidon at Cape Sounion (or Cape Colonna), Greece. Steel engraving, English, 1832, by Edward Finden after Joseph Mallord William Turner.
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0037805
NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS.
'With a little old driver so lively and quick, I knew in a moment it must be St Nick.' Illustration from an 1883 edition of Clement Clarke Moore's "The Night Before Christmas.
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0061953
TRIPOLITAN WAR, 1804.
The burning of the captured American frigate 'Philadelphia' by Commodore Stephen Decatur and his crew in Tripoli harbor on the night of 16 February 1804. Color Italian engraving, 1805.
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0086795
JOHN PAUL JONES (1747-1792).
American (Scottish-born) naval officer. Jones capturing the HMS Serapis, 23 September 1779. Steel engraving, American, 1858, after a painting by Alonzo Chappel.
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0088464
NEW YORK: GASLIGHT, 1856.
'Broadway, New York, by Gaslight.' Wood engraving, American, 1856.
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0099886
STEAMBOAT AT NIGHT, 1861.
Steamboats in moonlight on the Ohio River. Wood engraving from an English newspaper of 1861.
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0010480
BUFFALO HERD, 1887.
A herd of buffalo escaping from prairie fires. Colored engraving, American, 1887.
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0344428
LITERATURE & THE ARTS.
Cover of the sheet music for the song O' fuoco d' 'o Vesuvio, Piedigrotta folk song, 1895, music by Gaetano Scognamiglio, words by Peppino Bozzoni. Full credit: De Agostini / L. Romano / Granger, NYC -- All rights r
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0317659
FINE ART.
Vesuvius eruption from the Atrio del Cavallo, by Pierre-Jacques Volaire (1729-1792). Full Credit: DEA / A. DAGLI ORTI / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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0015218
JAMES WATT (1736-1819).
Scottish mechanical engineer and inventor. Watt and fellow members of the Lunar Society meeting at Watt's home at Heathfield Hall, near Birmingham: wood engraving, French, 19th century.
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0011663
RACE ON MISSISSIPPI, 1850s.
'A Midnight Race on the Mississippi River.' The paddle steamers 'Natchez' and 'Eclipse' racing on the Mississippi River at night, 1850s. Lithograph, 1860, by Currier & Ives.
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0044925
PAUL REVERE'S RIDE, 1775.
Revere's ride from Boston to Lexington, Massachusetts, 18 April 1775. Wood engraving, 19th century.
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0039597
THE MAN IN THE MOON.
Woodcut from a 17th century Venetian manuscript.
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0075411
ASTRONOMER, 1504.
The Arabian astronomer, Messahalah (c740-815). Woodcut by Albrecht Dürer from title page to Messahalah's 'De scientia motus orbis,' Nuremberg, Germany, 1504.
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0037791
NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS.
'With a little old driver so lively and quick, I knew in a moment it must be St. Nick.' Illustration from an 1883 edition of Clement Clarke Moore's 'The Night Before Christmas.'
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