Category Archives: History

Ohio Cartoonists

During the summer and early fall of 2003 The Ohio State University Cartoon Research Library featured the exhibition Ohio Cartoonists – A Bicentennial Celebration shown in the Philip Sills Exhibit Hall of the William Oxley Thompson Memorial Library, The Ohio … Continue reading

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Flickr announces The Commons

Flickr Blog announced The Commons: a pilot project created in partnership with The Library of Congress.The Library team contributed choosing around 1500 photos from their most popular collections to share on Flickr. The result is presented in two incredible photosets: … Continue reading

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Morning Sun

Morning Sun: a film and a website about Cultural Revolution. A very interesting site with full of information of the Cultural Revolution and its changes in the Chinese culture, with articles, photographs, posters, paintings, artwork, artifacts, audio, badges, videos, suggestions … Continue reading

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Comics Before Comics

The on-line exhibition from the Bibliotèque nationale de France Comics Before Comics (La BD avant la BD) presents precious panorama of the comics beginning. The visual travel begins with the ancient illustrated bibles made for Kings and the aristocracy’s books, … Continue reading

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Women of Our Time

A fabulous exhibition: Women of Our Time – photographs of some of twentieth-century America’s famous and influential women. Even without big pictures, the site is very interesting covering those influential women of many different areas: photographers, writers, actresses, poets, athletes, … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day: 2007

I would like to congratulate all the women for our International Women’s Day. I won’t write any manifesto or any protest about the injuries that we are still suffering, all the prejudice and violence that keep happening against us. I … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day Linkdump

For all of you that celebrate… a happy Valentine’s Day. I won’t celebrate, but that isn’t an excuse to not blog about it – it never was. And that’s why I made a selection of links to all the romantic … Continue reading

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Women Physicians: 1850s – 1970s

Women Physicians: 1850s – 1970s. This interesting collection contains thousands of visual registries divided in five areas: the early years of the college; student life, academic life and student culture; racial and ethnic diversity among women physicians; missionary and public … Continue reading

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The Comic Valentine of mid-Victorian England

There was a time when Valentine’s cards were much more fun: they had humour and caricatures.It wasn’t like today, that we just find those super sweet cards, full of nauseating cheesiness with enough sugar to attract a whole beehive. The … Continue reading

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Illuminating the Renaissance

Illuminating the Renaissance The Triumph of Flemish Manuscript Painting in Europe. Featuring more than 130 works of art, this exhibition focuses on the finest and most ambitiously illuminated books produced in Flanders (parts of present day Belgium and France) between … Continue reading

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