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Part of a series of 4 oil paintings, Hogarth aimed to portray daily life in London. Morning in particular, depics a women sheilding herself from two men with women. It is set in Covent Garden, near the infamous Tom King's Coffee House (a coffee shop…

Image by Jacques Callot in which multiple people were hanged for the smallest of offences

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17th - 18th century woman's head, carved in sandstone. From pagoda / temple in Burma. Mounted on a light sandstone base.

This resource provides some context to the writings of Oroonoko " The Royal Slave" by giving first account information about the europeans mindset towards slavery in the Americas during that period.

All ideas come from sensation or reflection. Let us then suppose the mind to be, as we say, white paper, void of all characters, without any ideas: —How comes it to be furnished? Whence comes it by that vast store which the busy and boundless fancy…

Oronooko is kidnapped by the captain of a slave-trading ship, but the captain manages to dupe Oronooko into thinking it was all a misunderstanding.

Locke describes how all ideas and rational thinking stem from two functions of the brain, those being, sensation and reflection.

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This cabinet shows the faces of five women that represent the senses. As shown in the close-up picture of the cabinet, a variety of stitches are used such as, metal thread, colored silks, and other materials.

Created by Stefano della Bella, this work of art was created in 1648 as part of 'The five deaths.' It was done by etching, which is a style in which one carves a copper plate and then uses ink to print their design.
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