Tag Archives: 1910’s

1918: Young Crow

Jan Mankes: Jonge kraai (1918)

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1910: Fifth Avenue at Twilight

Birge Harrison: Fifth Avenue at Twilight (ca. 1910)

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1917: Flamingos

Sydney Long: Flamingos (1917)

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1912: Woudster Road near Oranjewoud

Jan Mankes: Woudster Road near Oranjewoud (1912)

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1919: At the Back of the North Wind

Jessie Willcox Smith: illustration for George MacDonald’s At the Back of the North Wind (1919)

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1921: Outnumbered and Outgunned

In the Irish War of Independence (1919-1921), Irish republicans were vastly outnumbered and outgunned by British forces—yet they won, fighting to an eventual truce and the establishment of the Irish Free State in 1922. How did they do it? In … Continue reading

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1919: Ireland in Chains

On July 4, 1919, American supporters of Irish independence crashed the Independence Day parade in Washington D.C. Their participation had been officially banned by the parade organizers because Ireland was not a “fully accredited” nation, but—undeterred—they decorated a car and … Continue reading

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