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Tag Archives: 1870’s
Ivan Aivazovsky: The Great Pyramid of Giza (1878)
George Dunlop Leslie: Alice in Wonderland (c. 1879) Alas! it was too late to wish that! She went on growing, and growing, and very soon had to kneel down on the floor: in another minute there was not even room … Continue reading
A few entries from Charles Mackay’s Lost Beauties of the English Language: An Appeal to Authors, Poets, Clergymen and Public Speakers (1874): Airt, the quarter from which the wind blows. “Helter skelter from a’ airts, In swarms the country drives.” … Continue reading
Gustave Caillebotte: The Floor Scrapers (1875) Gustave Caillebotte: The Floor Scrapers (1876)
John Brett: The British Channel Seen from the Dorsetshire Cliffs (1871)
William Henry Jackson: Jupiter Terraces at Mammoth Hot Spring (1871); Jackson’s photographs were instrumental in convincing the US Congress to create Yellowstone National Park.