Monthly Archives: February 2015

The Hotohoto Festival at the Great Shrine in Izumo Province

No. 42 from the series Pictures of Famous Places in the Sixty-odd Provinces Ichiryusai Hiroshige, 1853, woodblock print Gibbes Museum of Art

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The Hidden Window Mystery

By Carolyn Keene Nancy Drew #34 1956 edition

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Sunset Viewed From the Speedway

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Mrs. Abraham Crouch (Sophia Jane Withers)

Artist: Unknown American Date: ca. 1805 Medium: watercolor The young wife of Abraham Crouch, Sophia died at age twenty-one and is buried in St. Philip’s churchyard. The portrait was probably painted ca. 1805 when Sophia was in her teens. Gibbes … Continue reading

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The Blue Dress Address 3

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The true spirit of the holiday

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AA Alley

The shape of a city changes more quickly than the heart of a mortal, and this is why, since Baudelaire, the city has served as a source for poetry. — Vincent Kaufmann

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