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This Candle stick depicts Venus the goddess of love and cupid, resting by flowers as a swan a creature of beauty is nursed by the goddess

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This is a skech of a full body skeleton that is labeled in order to distinguish different areas of the body. This diagram would have been used to educate future anatomists.

Defoe portrait.jpg
This is a line engraving of Daniel Defoe, author of Roxana and other famous novels.

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Three women and two men, of various ages, utilizing theor sense of sight. We see two viewing a map, one looking in a mirror, and one looking out of the frame. Furthermore we see the tools of vision a magnifying glass and telescope.

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The England's Folley is a two part article in an english paper illustrating the ups and downs of money and power. In part 1, the drawing and the correlating poem describes the joys of having money and power and shows a happy, smiling man.

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The England's Folley is a two part article in an english paper illustrating the ups and downs of money and power. In part 1, the drawing and the correlating poem describes the terrible loss of money and the misery of poverty. The man illustrated is…

In this video, the life of William Burke is represented as images from when he was a toddler to after his death. These images are positioned around a brain because it provides a visual representation of the humanity and logic of William Burke.…

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A 1766 portrait of David Hume, currently housed in the Scottish National Portrait Gallery

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This image shows a representation of Molly-house and the homo-sexual culture in London. Even in the 18th century, sexuality was openly painted and in this case, a private space where individuals can gather for a common purpose: seeking pleasure with…

Slave in Chains.jpg
In its visceral depiction of a slave's psychologicaland physical suffering, this painting and others like it were commissioned tactically by Europe's abolitionist leaders during the early part of the 1800s to evoke widespread European sympathy for…
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