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Exercise 2.1: Territorial photography

Notes on Snyder (1):

  • landscape photography in 1850’s to 1880’s was evolving to meet the demands of an increasingly mobile middle class market
  • photographs, being thought of as a mechanical production, could not capture the experience of a place and therefore had no aesthetic merit…
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Barry Lyndon (Stanley Kubrick) 1975 **** 5/13/2017

Stanley Kubrick and John Alcott have photographed some of the finest places and things in Christendom.  The performance of Redmond Barry by Ryan O’Neal progresses coherently to Barry Lyndon, and with an effective affect partially granted by the actor’s striking Irish eyes.  184 more words


Culloden: Anatomy of a Battle.

So far we’ve seen how it happened, we’ve seen why it happened, and we’ve seen what lead up to it. But what were the keys to victory and indeed the reasons for the defeat at Culloden? 3,645 more words

18th Century

Born This Day in 1816 ~ John G. MAY

Name: John G. MAY

Birth: 28 April 1816; Bedford County, Pennsylvania

Parents: Daniel MAY and Rachel MILLER

Spouse: Rebecca O’SULLIVAN

Death: 14 February 1891; Bedford County, Pennsylvania… 8 more words

Born This Day
A Self-portrait of the Artist as a Young Man.

(In my physiognomy there is little, if any, trace of my mother’s Englishness, though she herself is part Spanish as are supposedly the people of South West Ireland where the O’Sullivan clan originated.

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Masters 2017: Snooker Preview

Just two weeks after the conclusion of the PDC World Darts Championship, Ally Pally opens its doors to another big sporting event this weekend, as the Masters rolls back into town. 839 more words


Born This Day in 1841 ~ Joseph C. MAY

Name: Joseph C. MAY
Birth: 25 December 1841; Pennsylvania
Parents: John G. MAY and Rebecca O’SULLIVAN
Spouse: Margaret F. DOBSON, Minnie M. UNKNOWN
Death: 25 February 1919; Londonderry, Bedford County, Pennsylvania… 8 more words