Taiohae laht Nuku Hiva saarel Polüneesias / The Taiohae Bay on the island of Nuku Hiva in Polynesia Nuku Hiva is the largest of the Marquesas Islands and had been visited repeatedly by European travelers before. The island’s habitants excelled as great swimmers, tirelessly spending hours around the Russian ships in hopes of getting on board.
Currier & Ives (American, 1837–1907). Statue of Liberty, 1885. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The Edward W. C. Arnold Collection of New York Prints, Maps and Pictures, Bequest of Edward W. C. Arnold, 1954 (54.90.778) #newyork #nyc
A. Major (New York, NY). Bird's-Eye View of the Great New York and Brooklyn Bridge, and Grand Display of Fireworks on Opening Night...May 24, 1883, 1883. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The Edward W. C. Arnold Collection of New York Prints, Maps and Pictures, Bequest of Edward W. C. Arnold, 1954 (54.90.709) #newyork #nyc
Approaching Thunder Storm Martin Johnson Heade (1819–1904) Date: 1859 ~ Heade became a good friend of the acclaimed landscape painter Frederic Church (1826–1900), but he worked on the periphery of the Hudson River School. He specialized not in dramatic wilderness subjects, as many of the school did, but preferred more prosaic marshlands and coastal settings...