Tag Archives: 19th Century

1865: Dream

May 3, 1869 Rev. and Dear Sir, After many delays I send you a short account of the dream which excited your interest last summer. In the fall of 1865, I think it was in the month of November, while … Continue reading

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1846: The System According to the Holy Scriptures

The Muggletonians were a radical Protestant sect that originated in the seventeenth century when London tailors John Reeve and Lodowick Muggleton announced themselves as the prophets foretold in the Book of Revelation. Along with Diggers, Ranters, and Levellers, Muggletonians comprised … Continue reading

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1883: Umbrella

“What is it I am painting ? A little girl who has put her black petticoat over her shoulders, and is carrying her umbrella open. I am working out of doors, and it rains almost every day.” Marie Bashkirtseff: The … Continue reading

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1890: The Sea

Thomas Alexander Harrison: The Sea. I think this is a photogravure print of one of his paintings. I made up the date.

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1844: The Bridge of Infinities

J. J. Grandville: The Bridge of Infinities, an illustration from Un Autre Monde (1844)

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1871: Hot Spring

William Henry Jackson: Jupiter Terraces at Mammoth Hot Spring (1871); Jackson’s photographs were instrumental in convincing the US Congress to create Yellowstone National Park.

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1880: Midday

Vladimir Orlovsky: Midday (1880)

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