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Tag Archives: 1880’s
An anecdote from Matthew Scott’s biography of Jumbo the Elephant (1885): Once when I was riding him around in the Zoological Gardens, in London, sitting on his neck, with about a dozen children on a panier-saddle across his broad back, … Continue reading
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.