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Giovanni Fattori


 Pause in the Maremma with Farmers and Ox-cart 1873–75

Painting

Felicien Rops - Pornocrates


Pornocrates, Pornokratès, La dame au cochon, or The Lady with the Pig 1878

Painting

The Sprinkler Sprinkled (1895): What's So Funny?

A few years ago, the always-enlightening Cracked podcast discussed the changing landscape of American comedy. The hosts talked about “pop culture expiration dates,” and concluded that we decide what’s funny based on a myriad array of contextual features.  365 more words

1800s

Civil War Bridge On The Pamunkey

In The American Heritage History of American Railroads by Jensen, this 1862 image shows a bridge under construction. Major General George McClellan of the Union Army brought locomotives and cars by ship from Baltimore and ran trains as close to four miles to the Confederate capital. 98 more words

Nostalgia

Autumn Dreams

It is the first day of Autumn here in the States and I’m thrilled! I adore cold weather for it’s warmer more modest fashions. Twice a year I present to you the current fashions with a 19th century twist. 1,126 more words

Historical

Wilkins' CDV: "Drunk in Every Town"

Normally I only buy a vintage portrait if the person in the photograph is identified and if the person is famous or infamous. But every once in awhile something else makes a portrait interesting to me. 170 more words

Fort Collins