Tag Archives: Rivers

1937: The Building of Tidewater

John Noble: The Building of Tidewater (c.1937)

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1927: East River

Georgia O’Keeffe: East River from the Shelton (East River No. 1) (c. 1927-28)

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1973: Heavy Smog

Chester Higgins: Environmental Protection Agency photo – “The George Washington Bridge in heavy smog. View toward the New Jersey side of the Hudson River” (May 1973)

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1948: The Rivers of America

The Rivers of America consists of sixty-five volumes published over 37 years (1937-1974): Published by Farrar & Rinehart (1937–1946): 1. The Kennebec: Cradle of the Americans, Robert P. Tristram Coffin, 1937; illustrated by Maitland de Gogorza 2. The Upper Mississippi, … Continue reading

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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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