Tag Archives: 1900’s

1904: Moonrise

Edward Steichen: Moonrise – Mamaroneck, New York (1904)

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1918: No Bigger than a Bumble-Bee

There are some curious old stories told in the Scotch Highlands about dreams. It was believed that when asleep the mind or soul of the sleeper leaves his body and goes far afield, and when he awakes he recalls his … Continue reading

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1850: The Last Hoopoe Starling

FREGILUPUS VARIA As long ago as 1674 a note about the “Huppe” exists, by “Le Sieur D.B.,” i.e., Dubois. He says, when describing the birds of RĂ©union (translated): “Hoopoes or ‘Callendres,’ having a white tuft on the head, the rest … Continue reading

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1903: The Hierophant was Petrifying

Walt MacDougall: Illustration for “MacDougall’s Stories for Good Children,” February 22, 1903 (source)

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1909: Altar

Mikalojus Konstantinas Ciurlionis: The Altar (1909)

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1900: Late Night Snack

Albert F. King: Late Night Snack (c. 1900)

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1903: I Like Your Bright Face

  Sweet little dandelion! How yellow you are! You are not like the orange. You are made to be seen. The orange is for us to eat. I like your bright face. It looks like one of the stars. I … Continue reading

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