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    • E Parkway: 1100 B.

    • Streams; Floods; Floods--Kentucky--Louisville; Roads
    • 1100 block of Eastern Parkway. A wide creek in a field separated from a wood by a wood-and-wire fence. Water from the creek has spilled out into the road.
    • Swan Street, Louisville, Kentucky, June 16, 1926.

    • Buildings; Industrial facilities; Houses; Streams; Sewerage; Canals
    • 900 block of Swan Street. Multiple views of an industrial site, houses, and wood sheds or outbuildings near a rocky creek bed at Swan Street. A bridge passes over the sewage or water runoff site.Title supplied by cataloger.
    • Pompeii, Italy, thermopolium, interior view.

    • Roman (ancient Italian style)
    • "A fine example of a thermopolium in Pompeii (I, 8, 8), with a stone counter and the jars ready to hold foods and beverages." (Caption, p. 135); "Among commercial enterprises of these types [shops, taverns and cafes], the most common in Pompeii...
    • Untitled (Ocean with Cross, no. 1).

    • Contemporary; Postmodern
    • "Born in Riga in 1938, and transplanted to America in 1949, Celmins has only recently become well known. Her strangely detached, unlocated subjects suggest a radical retreat from the concerns of modern life. Perhaps they relate to her early...
    • Surrounded Islands, Biscayne Bay, Greater Miami, Florida, aerial view.

    • Contemporary; Modern (styles and periods)
    • "Europe's great master of Environmental Art is, of course, Christo, who continues to work triumphantly with a significance equal to the ever-greater ambition and scale of his projects. For the recent Surrounded Islands, Christo spent over $3...
    • Surrounded Islands, Biscayne Bay, Greater Miami, Florida, aerial view.

    • Contemporary; Modern (styles and periods)
    • "Europe's great master of Environmental Art is, of course, Christo, who continues to work triumphantly with a significance equal to the ever-greater ambition and scale of his projects. For the recent Surrounded Islands, Christo spent over $3...
    • Leda Atomica.

    • Surrealist; Modern (styles and periods); Modernist
    • "Gala-Leda rendered 'in accordance with the modern "nothing touches" theory of intra-atomic physica' (Dali)." (Caption); Dali himself was only too happy to admit his debt to Gala. In the early 1930s he had begun to sign his paintings 'Gala-Salvador...
    • Belle Haleine, Eau de Voilette, [perfume bottle in case].

    • Dada; Modern (styles and periods); Modernist
    • "The text on the label punningly translates as 'beautiful breath/veil water'. Duchamp's female alter ego, Rrose Sélavy, peers out from above it." (Caption, p.54); "Among Duchamp's strangest gestures had been the creation of a female alter ego,...
    • House of Poseidon, Zeugma [Turkey], mosaic pavement, Achilles Revealed.

    • Roman (ancient Italian style); Imperial (Roman)
    • "This mosaic decorated the bottom of a shallow pool […]. The hole at its center belonged to a water jet. […] Its border consists of a band of twisted ribbon between plain bands. The emblema shows one of the popular episodes related to the Trojan...
    • Venus from Montagne, front view.

    • Roman (ancient Italian style); Imperial (Roman); Late Antique
    • "Venus is represented rising out of the water in accord with the conventions of the Aphrodite Anadyomene type. The triton and dolphin, which recall the maritime setting, were sometimes depicted alternately with two cupids accompanying the birth of...
    • Just off the ferry.

    • Automobiles; Convertible automobiles; Boys; Rivers; Ferries
    • A boy sits at the wheel of an automobile on the shore of a river, probably the Kentucky River. A wooden ferry is moored in the water. Another automobile and an empty carriage are on the shore behind him. Title supplied by cataloger.

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