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The second in our series of Parisian-themed prints, La Grande Roue de Paris, 1900 (Great Wheel of Paris) returns to early 20th-century world's fair culture. World's fair attractions of that era seemed to thrive on a spirit of one-upmanship: Ferris built his 1893 wheel to steal the thunder of the 1889 Exposition Universelle's Eiffel Tower. The Frenchies countered back at the Yanks with the 1900 La Grande Roue wheel pictured in this original photochrom, which bested Ferris' wheel by coming in…

La Grande Roue de Paris, 1900

The second in our series of Parisian-themed prints, La Grande Roue de Paris, 1900 (Great Wheel of Paris) returns to early 20th-century world's fair culture. World's fair attractions of that era seemed to thrive on a spirit of one-upmanship: Ferris built his 1893 wheel to steal the thunder of the 1889 Exposition Universelle's Eiffel Tower. The Frenchies countered back at the Yanks with the 1900 La Grande Roue wheel pictured in this original photochrom, which bested Ferris' wheel by coming in…

This place was always so myterious to me. My mother went to dances here in her youth. Saltair Pavilion, Great Salt Lake, ut 1901

This place was always so myterious to me. My mother went to dances here in her youth. Saltair Pavilion, Great Salt Lake, ut 1901

Victorian Colour Photo of Dover Castle, Seafront, and the White Cliffs, Kent, England, United Kingdom. Derived from United States Library of Congress photomechanical print dated circa 1890-1900. Promenade Pier (built 1893, demolished 1927) stood opposite Burlington Hotel above Waterloo Crescent on Marine Parade (left). Body of World War I heroine, Nurse Edith Cavell landed at pier in 1919. Pebble beach. History, Travel, Tourism, and Vacation. See: http://www.panoramio.com/photo/87954862

Victorian Colour Photo of Dover Castle, Seafront, and the White Cliffs, Kent, England, United Kingdom. Derived from United States Library of Congress photomechanical print dated circa 1890-1900. Promenade Pier (built 1893, demolished 1927) stood opposite Burlington Hotel above Waterloo Crescent on Marine Parade (left). Body of World War I heroine, Nurse Edith Cavell landed at pier in 1919. Pebble beach. History, Travel, Tourism, and Vacation. See: http://www.panoramio.com/photo/87954862

"Written history has left only the faintest of clues as to the original purpose of Stonehenge. According to the ancient Greek historian Hecataeus, a far northern people known as the Hyperboreans occupied a large island in the ocean facing the country of the Celts. There, in a magni6cent circular temple, they worshipped the sun god." p. 108

"Written history has left only the faintest of clues as to the original purpose of Stonehenge. According to the ancient Greek historian Hecataeus, a far northern people known as the Hyperboreans occupied a large island in the ocean facing the country of the Celts. There, in a magni6cent circular temple, they worshipped the sun god." p. 108

General Edmund Kirby Smith (16 May 1824 – 28 Mar 1893) full general, as of Feb 19, 1864, one of only 7 such men in the Confederacy. (Colorized)

General Edmund Kirby Smith (16 May 1824 – 28 Mar 1893) full general, as of Feb 19, 1864, one of only 7 such men in the Confederacy. (Colorized)

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