Tag Archives: Rivers

1893: British Gas Works

Adolf von Meckel: British Gas Works on the River Spree (before 1893)

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1670: A Very Strange and Prodigious Wonder

A letter from John Winthrop, Jr. to Lord Brereton, October 11, 1670: Boston Oct. 11, 1670. My Lord: The relation which I am now presenting to your Lordship is of a very strange and prodigious wonder this last Summer in … Continue reading

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1892: Water Mill

Fritz Thaulow: Water Mill (1892)

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1987: Not Like a River

The river-of-time metaphor symbolises the flow of time as the steady movement of a current along with all the flotsam it carries—and the events we experience are depicted by the particular pieces of flotsam being carried along past us by … Continue reading

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1880: Dredging

John Twachtman: Dredging in the East River (c. 1880)

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1912: Bed of Reeds

Eero Järnefelt: Bed of Reeds (1912)

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1897: Riverside

Pekka Halonen: Riverside (1897)

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