Here: Chicago 1893

State Buildings

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Photos from the magnificent World’s Colombian Exposition in Chicago, 1893.

Source: Field Museum Library’s Flickr page.

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Abroad: China

Painting at the National Art Museum of China

Abroad: China

At the Foreign Language Bookstore

I almost bought this, but the writing didn’t thrill me. Now I wish I had because I think I could overlook some flaws for the sake of learning about these eunuchs. They were quite clever from what I did read. Sort of like Shakespeare’s fools in that they’re every bit as wise, if not more so than their “superiors.”

Weekly Photo Challenge: Hands

At the sculpture park in Jinan

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Here: Chicago 1893

Architecture Building at Night

I recently finished reading Erik Larson’s The Devil in the White City and have been enthralled with the story and magnificent architecture at the World’s Colombian Exposition of 1893. Seems there isn’t anything on this scale nowadays.

The source of these photos is the Field Museum Library’s Flickr account.

Administration Building at Night

 

 

Weekly Photo Challenge: Blue, the Sequel

Blue mailboxes in New Mexico

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Blue

Quancheng Square, Jinan, China
Nightly light show

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