Tag Archives: 1880’s

1911: Autumn Leaves

From the December 9, 1911 issue of The Outlook: A number of years ago I was invited to visit a friend who lived at a large and beautiful country-seat on the Hudson. Shortly after my arrival I started, with a … Continue reading

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1882: A Singular Event

I am obliged to record in my journal of this date (April 16, 1882) a singular event which I am forced to believe because of the overwhelming evidence. Yesterday, while engaged in the trial of Richard Mandel…I was brought to … Continue reading

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1886: The Strike

Robert Koehler: The Strike (1886) The Strike spoke to issues of urgent concern on both sides of the Atlantic—issues that remain timely even today. From the painting’s debut and initial reception against a fevered background of seething ferment among industrial … Continue reading

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1881: Tintagel

William Trost Richards: Tintagel (1881)

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1880: Ironworkers

Thomas Anshutz: The Ironworkers’ Noontime (1880)

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1875: An Absolute Democracy

The notion has always very generally prevailed that the queen of the bees is an absolute ruler, and issues her royal orders to willing subjects. Hence Napoleon the First sprinkled the symbolic bees over the imperial mantle that bore the … Continue reading

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1881: By the Sea

Max Klinger: By the Sea – Plate II from Intermezzos, Opus IV (1881) (source)

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