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1754: Il Disinganno

Francesco Queirolo: Release from Deception [detail] (1754)

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1999: Under the Gowanus

Rackstraw Downes: Under the Gowanus with Sanitation Department Towers (1999) Gowanus is a neighborhood in Brooklyn. “The Gowanus Expressway, which serves as the southern extension of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway, also connects the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel approach, the Prospect Expressway (NY 27), … Continue reading

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1855: Solitude

Louis Remy Mignot: Solitude (1855)

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1962: You’ll Lose a Good Thing

Bruce Davidson: Chicago, 1962. I like to think this is playing on the jukebox.

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1904: Moonrise

Edward Steichen: Moonrise – Mamaroneck, New York (1904)

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1831: A Loud Noise in the Heavens

Nat Turner’s bible (source) And on the 12th of May, 1828, I heard a loud noise in the heavens, and the Spirit instantly appeared to me and said the Serpent was loosened, and Christ had laid down the yoke he … Continue reading

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1831: Bristol Burns

W. J. Müller: Bristol Burns (1831) Arising from the House of Lords’s rejection of a bill that would have increased representation in the House of Commons, the 1831 Bristol Riots were part of the long struggle for democracy in the … Continue reading

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