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Articles with keyword "Nineteenth century"

Caricature of Gustav Mahler

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To the Age Its Art . . .

Antisemitic critics poisoned the works of Gustav Mahler for fin-de-siècle Viennese audiences.

"I ask no quarter and I fear no foe." —William Goebel, 1899

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The Late Governor Goebel

Governor Goebel: He fought, killed, and was killed.

Illustrations of camp life during Civil War

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The Comical and the Coffinly

Through humor, Winslow Homer learned to tap into the subtleties of the Gilded Age.

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A Peopled Wilderness

A new exhibition explores the way in which the Adirondacks became Arcadia.

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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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Hawai'i's Bob Buss

Bob Buss promotes history in Hawai'i.

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A Penny for a Song

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

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Exploring an Inhabited Country

A new perspective on the journey of Lewis and Clark through the people they encountered.