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Articles with keyword "nineteenth-century"

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The Illusionist

Degas, Zola, Verlaine, and others gathered for his Parisian salons.

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The Amazing Adding Subtracting Composing Creating Do-Everything Machine

An English countess creates the basis for computer software.

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A Penny for a Song

Musical broadsides give a glimpse of nineteenth-century popular culture.

Alexander von Humboldt

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Humboldt in the New World

Journeying through South America, Alexander von Humboldt sought nothing less than "the unity of nature."

Snake Jug

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Snake Jug

This nineteenth-century ceramic Snake Jug was designed by brothers Cornwall and Wallace Kirkpatrick, the founders of Anna Pottery in Anna, IL.