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1903: The Phantom Ship

Frank Wilbert Stokes: The Phantom Ship, Atlantic Ocean (ca. 1903)

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1897: C.3.3.

When Oscar Wilde’s poem The Ballad of Reading Gaol was published in February, 1898, the author’s name appeared only as “C.3.3.,” which had been the number of Wilde’s tiny room in the prison: block C, landing 3, cell 3. It … Continue reading

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1936: Untitled

Amy Nimr: Untitled (1936)

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1869: Mount Tamalpais

William Marple: Mount Tamalpais from Napa Slough (1869) The name “Tamalpais” derives from the Coast Miwok name for the mountain, támal pájiṣ, which means “west hill.” The Coast Miwok numbered between 1,500 and 2,000 before the arrival of Europeans to … Continue reading

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2000: Guardian

Klatle-bhi (Kwakwaka’wakw/Squamish): The Guardian; I had to guess on the date.

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1861: Storm

Martin Johnson Heade: Approaching Storm: Beach near Newport (c 1861–62)

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1896: Forest Stream

Peder Mørk Mønsted: Forest Stream (1896)

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