Tag Archives: 19th Century

1885: Moonrise

Henri-Joseph Harpignies: Moonrise (1885)

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1895: Moonrise

William Trost Richards: Moonrise over the Beach; I made up the date.

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1899: The Fools

František Kupka: Les Fous (1899)

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1807: No Less Sacred to Them than the Tie of Marriage

I passed a few days in the valley of one of those streams of northern Vermont, which find their way into Champlain. If I were permitted to draw aside the veil of private life, I would briefly give you the … Continue reading

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1865: O Roaches!

A quite common superstitious practice, in order to rid a house of Cockroaches, is in vogue in our country at the present time. It is no other than to address these pests a written letter containing the following words, or … Continue reading

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1893: Marine

Nils Hansteen: Marine (1893)

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1865: The Storm Cloud

Félix Bracquemond: The Storm Cloud (1860-1870)

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