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GRANT & BRAZILIAN EMPEROR.
President Ulysses S. Grant and Brazilian Emperor Dom Pedro II starting the Corliss Engine at the opening ceremonies of the Philadelphia Centennial Fair in 1876: contemporary wood engraving.
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LADIES' LAWN TENNIS, 1883.
Ladies' Lawn Tennis Tournament at the Cricket Club of Staten Island, New York. Wood engraving, 1883.
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0116859
TILTING, 14th CENTURY.
A man tilting at a target from a rowboat. Detail of an illumination by Jehan de Grise in the 'Romance of Alexander,' c1340.
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0124927
TEXAS: COWBOYS, c1906.
Several cowboys seated on the ground while playing a game of mumblety peg during a work break at the Turkey Track Ranch in Texas. Photograph by Erwin Evans Smith, c1906.
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0117918
NEW DEAL: C.C.C. RECREATION.
A public recreational park with diving tower, beach and bath house was opened in May 1934. Developed by the National Park Service and the CCC (Civilian Conservation Corps) in cooperation with the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), Big Ridge Lake, Tennessee. Photograph, c1935-1945.
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0260588
SLEIGHING, 1882.
'Fun on the ice - treating the ladies to a sleigh-ride.' Illustration by Henry Stull, published in 'Harper's Young People,' 14 February 1882.
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0265292
BERLIN: HAUS VATERLAND.
The Haus Potsdam (later the Haus Vaterland) on Potsdamer Platz in Berlin, Germany. Photograph, 1911. Full credit: Haeckel Archiv - ullstein bild / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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0619843
DISNEYLAND, 1980.
Visitors at Disneyland in Anaheim, California. Photograph, 1980. Full Credit: Ullstein bild - Calle Hesslefors /Granger, NYC. All Rights Reserved.
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0067030
CENTRAL PARK, 1867.
Riding on camels in Central Park, New York City. Wood engraving from an American newspaper of 1867.
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0090228
BICYCLE TOURISTS, 1896.
A group of bicycle tourists enjoying a ride through the countryside. Illustration by Arthur Burdett Frost, 1896.
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0408959
WORLD WAR I: LOUNGE, c1917.
American soldiers in a lounging and recration hut on the Western Front during World War I. Photograph, c1918.
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0116852
CHECKERS, 14th CENTURY.
A lady and a page playing a game of checkers. Detail of an illumination by Jehan de Grise in the 'Romance of Alexander,' c1340.
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0266956
NEW YORK: TENNIS, 1881.
New Yorkers playing tennis at the Seventh Regiment Armory. Engraving, American, 1881.
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CIVIL WAR: SOLDIERS, c1863.
Union soldiers playing cards, smoking and drinking. Ambrotype, c1863.
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BATHING SUIT, c1920.
Postcard, c1920.†Full credit: Bourgeron - Rue des Archives / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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0112947
HO CHI MINH (1890-1969).
Vietnamese political leader. President of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam, 1945-1969. 'Uncle Ho' swimming with young people, c1960.
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0032790
TEMPERANCE MOVEMENT, 1848.
'From the Gin Shop to the Dancing Rooms, from the Dancing Rooms to the Gin Shop, the Poor Girl is Driven on that Course which Ends in Misery.' Etching, 1848, by George Cruikshank from his series, 'The Drunkard's Children,' Plate III, on the evils of drink.
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0030622
COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION, 1893.
View of the midway at the World's Columbian Exposition at Chicago, 1893. Oil oover photograph.
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0116853
SWORD FIGHT, 14th CENTURY.
Two men sword fighting as a game. Detail of an illumination by Jehan de Grise in the 'Romance of Alexander,' c1340.
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0116854
GAME, 14th CENTURY.
Two people playing a game similar to Blind Man's Buff. Detail of an illumination by Jehan de Grise in the 'Romance of Alexander,' c1340.
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0116858
PROCESSION, 14th CENTURY.
Triumphal procession of the victor of a cock fight. Detail of an illumination by Jehan de Grise in the 'Romance of Alexander,' c1340.
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0266598
AD: RECREATION, 1890.
American magazine advertisements for ice skates, an exercise machine, a camping tent, a battery, and an ice skating sail and lantern, 1890.
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0007859
PALL MALL, 1717.
A gentleman playing 'jeu de mail', also known as 'pele mele' or pall mall. Engraved frontispiece to 'Nouvelles Regles pour le Jeu de Mail' [New Rules for the Jeu de Mail} published at Paris, 1717.
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0011179
GOLF: SAINT ANDREWS, c1800.
Playing golf at the Society of Saint Andrews, Scotland, c1800. Line engraving, early 19th century.
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0116855
TRAINED HORSE, 14th CENTURY.
A man with a performing horse and ape. Detail of an illumination by Jehan de Grise in the 'Romance of Alexander,' c1340.
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AD: COLEMAN, 1968.
American advertisement for Coleman Company outdoor recreation products. Photograph, 1968.
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ELLIS ISLAND: ROOF GARDEN.
Children of detained or waiting immigrants, playing on the roof garden at Ellis Island, New York City. Photograph by Jacob Riis, c1900.
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SLEIGHING, 19th CENTURY.
Sleighing in the countryside. Engraving from the German language edition of Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, mid or late 19th century.
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0032789
TEMPERANCE MOVEMENT, 1848.
'Between the Fine Flaring Gin Palace and the Low Dirty Beer Shop, The Boy Thief Squanders & Gambles Away Hils Ill-Gotten Gains.' Etching, 1848, by George Cruikshank from his series, 'The Drunkard's Children,' Plate II, on the evils of drink.
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0043036
NEW YORK: CONEY ISLAND.
Summer Pleasures - Scene at a Merry-Go-Round, Coney Island. Wood engraving from an American newspaper of 1883.
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0115115
AUSTRIA: VIENNA, 1810.
Gesellschafts-Platz, a gathering place for the bourgeoise, on the old ramparts at Burg Bastey, Vienna. Lithograph, 1810.
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0121327
CONEY ISLAND: GAME.
Crowd gathered around the Shoot the Freak game on the boardwalk at Coney Island, Brooklyn, New York. Photograph, 2009. Full credit: Maggie Downing / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved. EDITORIAL USE ONLY.
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0129682
YACHT: BRITANNIA, 1923.
The yacht 'Britannia,' 1923.
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SILENT STILL: BATHERS.
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LITERATURE & THE ARTS.
Scene at a banquet, illustration from the Lyrics of Hafiz, Persia 16th Century. Full credit: De Agostini Picture Library / Granger, NYC -- All rights reser
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FINE ART.
Figures of musicians, detail from the central part of the Wedding at Cana, 1563, by Paolo Caliari known as Veronese (1528-1588). Full Credit: DEA PICTURE LIBRARY / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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NEW AMSTERDAM.
Dutch settlers enjoying a game of bowls in New Amsterdam, late 17th century. Illustration after Howard Pyle.
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GIBSON GIRLS, 1900.
Pen-and-ink drawing by Charles Dana Gibson of bathing-beauties.
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AZTEC BALL GAME.
Manuscript illumination of an Aztec ball game court and ball players, from Codex Magliabecchiano.
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0125765
MAINE: CANOES, c1885.
Canoes for picnicing on Moosehead Lake, Maine. Photograph by John Joseph Kirkbride, September c1885.
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