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Articles with keyword "Nineteenth century"

Young dancer


Everything Is Divine in Bali

A new exhibit of art, ritual, and performance from a tropical paradise.


Presidential Service

Benjamin Latrobe and his wife, Mary, helped newly inaugurated President James Madison and First Lady Dolley Madison furnish the White House.

Image of poster from Lincoln Centennial


Lincoln’s Centennial

The year was marked by adulation.

Image of Lincoln at McClellan's camp


Lincoln the Great

Though He Didn’t Look That Way at the Time.


Letters Home

From Charles Darwin: The Beagle Letters, a volume by the editors of the Charles Darwin Correspondence Project, which has been supported by NEH.

Ann Thompson

In Focus

Oklahoma’s Ann Thompson

Ann Thompson finds inspiration in Lincoln.


The Voracious Pen of Thomas Carlyle

A young historian pours forth The French Revolution, blood and all, inspiring a generation of Victorian writers.

Portrait of Mary St. John Hutchinson


British Modernism’s Many Manners

The Bloomsbury group broke ties with Victorian ideals and reimagined British art.

The Death of James Lee Byars, 1982/1994


Outside the Frame

How Asia changed the course of American art.

Image of Frederick Douglass


Reverberations of the Fourth of July

MASSACHUSETTS On July 5, 1852, while citizens across the country were still celebrating American freedom, Frederick Douglass, the country’s most prominent former slave, delivered arguably the century’