Tag Archives: Great Britain

1999: Under the Gowanus

Rackstraw Downes: Under the Gowanus with Sanitation Department Towers (1999) Gowanus is a neighborhood in Brooklyn. “The Gowanus Expressway, which serves as the southern extension of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway, also connects the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel approach, the Prospect Expressway (NY 27), … Continue reading

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1831: Bristol Burns

W. J. Müller: Bristol Burns (1831) Arising from the House of Lords’s rejection of a bill that would have increased representation in the House of Commons, the 1831 Bristol Riots were part of the long struggle for democracy in the … Continue reading

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1875: Passing Days

John Melhuish Strudwick: Passing Days (1875)

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1932: from the “Penaglis M. Hadoulis”

John Everett: Seascape from the “Penaglis M. Hadoulis” (1931-32)

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1877: Lights

John Atkinson Grimshaw: Scarborough Lights (1877)

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1836: These Abhorred Vermin Seemed to Become my Friends

We report [the following] on the authority of a letter of Joseph Purdew, an observer, equally exact and judicious. “This morning,” he says, “while reading in bed, I was suddenly interrupted by a noise similar to that made by rats, … Continue reading

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1937: The Daily Worker

Clive Branson: Selling the “Daily Worker” outside Projectile Engineering Works (1937)

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