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Tag Archives: 20th Century
Advertisements in The Hochi-Shimbun, October 15, 1926.
Hale Woodruff’s murals commemorating the revolt on the Spanish slave ship Amistad were installed in Talladega College’s Savery Library in 1939, the centennial of the uprising. The first mural depicts the moment when, on or about July 1, 1839, kidnapped … Continue reading
Stanhope Forbes: The Munitions Girls (1918)
Constantin Meunier: Mine Triptych (Descent, Calvary, Ascent) (c. 1900)
Jack Kirby: page from A “King” Kirby Portfolio (1971)
The 1967 report of the National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders opens with a now-famous conclusion: “Our nation is moving toward two societies, one black, one white–separate and unequal.” The closing of the report is less well known: One of … Continue reading
Evelyn Hofer: Dublin Sky (1966); from Dublin: A Portrait (1967).
Kay Sage: South to Southwesterly Winds Tomorrow (1957)
Leonora Carrington: And Then We Saw the Daughter of the Minotaur (1953)
A Pitcairn PCA-2 Autogiro during its certification flight over New York City, 1930