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Tag Archives: 1890’s
When Oscar Wilde’s poem The Ballad of Reading Gaol was published in February, 1898, the author’s name appeared only as “C.3.3.,” which had been the number of Wilde’s tiny room in the prison: block C, landing 3, cell 3. It … Continue reading
Peder Mørk Mønsted: Forest Stream (1896)
Max Jensen: Seagulls over the Waves; I made up the date.
William Trost Richards: The Sheepfold, Easton’s Point, Newport (1890)
This model of the moon—made of 116 sections of plaster on a framework of wood and metal—was prepared by Johann Friedrich Julius Schmidt for the Field Columbian Museum in Chicago; the museum was located on the grounds of the World’s … Continue reading
William Trost Richards: On the New Jersey Shore (1897)
Pages from Mary Ruefle’s book A Little White Shadow, which was composed by whiting out text from Emily Malbone Morgan‘s 1890 book of the same name. …seven centuries of…sobbing…gathered…in the…twilight…and…had their…pages…wandered…through the…dead…borrow so little from…the past…as if they were alive