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2016: Non Orientable Nkansa II. 1901-2030

Ibrahim Mahama: Non Orientable Nkansa II. 1901-2030 (2016) (source)

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1815: The Affair of a Second

We halted and formed square in the middle of the plain. As we were performing this movement, a bugler of the 51st, who had been out with skirmishers, and had mistaken our square for his own, exclaimed, “Here I am … Continue reading

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1349: Wound

Jean Le Noir: Prayer Book of Bonne of Luxembourg, Duchess of Normandy (before 1349); this page shows the chest wound of Christ. (source) One of the soldiers with a spear pierced his side, and forthwith came there out blood and … Continue reading

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1977: Jayaben Desai

Graham Wood: Jayaben Desai (1977) Desai lead the 1977 strike at the Grunwick photo-processing factory in Willesden, London. The workers, predominantly Asian women, not only struck for union recognition, but challenged the stereotype of being silent and subservient. They were … Continue reading

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1784: Aranjuez

Antonio Carnicero: Ascent of a Montgolfier Balloon in Aranjuez (1784)

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1870: Afternoon by the Ocean

Alfred Thompson Bricher: Afternoon by the Ocean; 1870 is a complete guess for the date of this painting.

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2017: The Sky

New additions to the gallery.

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