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Army Air Forces photo of Martin Bombers Flying over New York City; the photo is undated, but the biplane silhouettes suggest a date in the 1920’s. (source)
Map, frontispiece, and cover of the Royal State Railways’s Guide to Bangkok with Notes on Siam (1928); the frontispiece shows Wat Arun at night.
George W. Lambert: Important People (1914-1921) “By creating a portrait of ordinary people—a flower-seller, a clerk and a boxer—George W Lambert sought to parody the convention of only those with wealth or social status having their portraits painted. He questioned … Continue reading
Diaz’s Forest In a forest painted by Diaz, a little motherkin and her child stood still. They were now a good hour from the village. Gnarled trunks spoke a primeval tongue. The mother said to her child: “In my opinion, … Continue reading
From Katherine Morris Lester’s Great Pictures and Their Stories, Book Three (1927): Picture Study is rapidly becoming an important factor in our public school education. “Nearly every progressive city,” says the Bureau of Education, Washington, D.C., “is making use of … Continue reading
John McKirdy Duncan: Ivory, Apes and Peacocks (also known as The Queen of Sheba) (1923)
Frederick Cayley Robinson: Pastoral (1924) (source)