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Revisiting Atget’s Gardens

Eugène Atget (1857-1927), Saint-Cloud, 1922-27 (printed 1922-27) (2009.79.11) Eugène Atget (1857-1927), [The park at Saint-Cloud], 1905-15 (Printed 1919-27) (2008.112.15) Eugène Atget (1857-1927), Versailles – Vase par Ballin, 1902 (2012.100.9) Eugène Atget (1857-1927), Versailles, Fontaine de Diane (détail), 1901 (Printed 1901-27) … Continue reading

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La Colonne brulée de Constantin

Pascal J. Sébah (1823–1886), La Colonne brulée de Constantin, ca. 1880 (676.2002) The Column of Constantine was built in 328 by Emperor Constantine. Standing over 100 feet tall, it was initially topped with a statue of a standing Apollo with … Continue reading

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“Blind Wizard of the Piano”

W. L. Germon’s Temple of Art, [Thomas Wiggins], ca. 1865 (823.1990) “Academy of Music Phila[delphia] Dec 28th [18]65 Blind Tom played Yankee Doodle with his right hand – Fishers Hornpipe with his left. and sang Tramp, Tramp, all at the … Continue reading

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Cheery Blossoms in Japan, ca. 1890

“This is the smaller Taiko-bashi (Sori-bashi) located in front of the Romon (Sakura Gate) on the right. The Wisteria Festival of Kameido Tenjin Shrine held from mid-April to mid-May every year is a harbinger of summer. There are many other … Continue reading

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