Tag Archives: 1940’s

848: Parinirvana

The Mogao Caves,¬†carved into cliffs near the town of Dunhuang in northwest China, date from the 4th to the 14th century AD and lay along the ancient trade route known as the Silk Road. There are about 500 of them,¬† … Continue reading

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1941: Librarians

“Unidentified employees working at Brooklyn Public Library’s Central Library prior to its opening on February 1, 1941.” (source)

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1942: Convoy

Norman Wilkinson: The “Ohio” in the Malta Convoy (1942)

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1946: Encounter

Victor Brauner: La rencontre du 2 bis rue Perrel [Encounter at 2B Rue Perrel] (1946)

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1947: Comic Books

Ruth Orkin: Comic Book Readers, New York City, 1947

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1947: Showroom

Dewey G. Mears: [A View of a Furniture Showroom] (June 1, 1947) (source)

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1940s: Panorama

Multi-photo panorama of West Street from Rector Street to Morris Street, New York City (1940’s) Click for detail!

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