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(1 of 3) Lawman Captain Harry Love and two of his California Rangers (the state’s first law-enforcement agency), circa 1853
Photograph courtesy of the Peabody Essex Museum
“Gold Rush: Daguerreotypes of Early California,” at the Peabody Essex Museum
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(1 of 8) Margaret Mee, Tabebuia umbellata, the yellow trumpet tree. Cult. São Paulo, Proc. Butantã, August 1964
Image courtesy of Dumbarton Oaks Rare Book Collection.
Botanical bounty at Dumbarton Oaks
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At the French Windows. The Artist’s Wife, (1897), by Laurits Andersen Ring
Courtesy of the Bruce Museum
Images that help unveil the truth of what we can see
Tani Bunchō, Grasses and Moon (detail), Japanese, Edo period, 1817.
Image: John Tsantes and Neil Greentree; © Robert Feinberg.
Paintings from the Edo period convey “a powerful sense of there-ness.”
Provincetown’s winter harbor
Photograph by Age Fotostock/Alamy Stock Photo
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John Christian Anderson’s Sacrificial Lamb
Photograph by Will Howcroft
Revealing sculptures at the Fuller Craft Museum, in Brockton
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Hasty Pudding Theatricals art from 1910, advertising Diana’s Debut
Image courtesy of the Harvard Theatre Collection
“Shingles” and other art of the Hasty Pudding from the Harvard Theatre Collection.