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Tag Archives: 1880’s
The celebrated 19th century French painter and sculptor Rosa Bonheur was known for wearing men’s pants, shirts, and ties, as well as participating in traditionally masculine activities such as hunting and smoking. She lived with her lifelong partner, Nathalie Micas … Continue reading
In 1881, Jedediah Hubbell Dorwin published some recollections of living in Montreal based on his extensive journals and scrapbooks. The following was reprinted in many newspapers at the time: On the morning of Sunday, November 8, 1819, the sun rose … Continue reading
P. S. Krøyer: The Iron Foundry, Burmeister and Wain (1885)
Henri-Joseph Harpignies: Moonrise (1885)
William Trost Richards: Quiet Seascape (1883)
Alfred Thompson Bricher: Afternoon, Southampton Beach; I made up the date.
F. K. M. Rehn: Beach of Bass Rocks, Gloucester, Massachusetts (1881)
George Inness: Autumn Landscape with Cattle; I made up the date.
Grafton Tyler Brown: Long Lake, B.C. (1883) Born to African-American parents who had left the slave state of Maryland for the free state of Pennsylvania in 1837, Grafton Tyler Brown set off for Sacramento at the age of 17 and … Continue reading
Johan Krouthén: The Skaw Spit, Skagen (1883)