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Photographer/publisher/gallery owner Alfred Stieglitz (1864-1946) played an instrumental role in promoting photography as a fine art through his journal Camera Work and his gallery "Little Galleries of the Photo-Secession," later renamed 291. Flora Stieglitz Straus
October 1, 2010
Sioux girls as they appeared on their arrival at Carlisle barracks on the 5th of October 1879
October 1, 2010
Browse 300 engravings, watercolors, and illustrations drawn from books, archival collections, and artwork from the Beinecke Library's American and European collections. Portrait of a half-breed Cree girl, 1859
October 1, 2010
Browse a selection of 100 early American maps ranging from Illinois, circa 1822, Indian "localities" circa 1833, and a Map of the northern, or, New Engl
October 1, 2010
volume 2, no. 5 The Tibet Mirror (Yul phyogs so so'i gsar 'gyur me long), Tibet's first native language newspaper, began in October 1925 in Kalimpong, India. It chronicled dramatic social and political transformations in Tibet, India, and in the broader region.
July 22, 2010
Bryher (1894-1983) was a British author best known for her historical novels, including
July 14, 2010
Explore over 100 items of artwork and manuscript material from the Franz R. and Kathryn M. Stenzel collection of western American art, 1728-1966.
May 11, 2010


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