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Photograph (black and white); side view of an unidentified woman standing at the front of a cloth back-drop holding a parrot; she is wearing a two piece garment and a flower in her hair at the back of her head. Near Oaxaca, Mexico. 
Photographed by: Dr Alfred Percival Maudslay in 1890

Photograph (black and white); side view of an unidentified woman standing at the front of a cloth back-drop holding a parrot; she is wearing a two piece garment and a flower in her hair at the back of her head. Near Oaxaca, Mexico.
Photographed by: Dr Alfred Percival Maudslay in 1890

(Source: britishmuseum.org)

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Dolly Shepherd, the most celebrated of the Edwardian balloon parachute girls, with her impressive uniform and high boots. In 1908 she saved her friend Louie May’s life, when Louie’s parachute failed at twelve thousand feet.

Text from Falling Upwards by Richard Holmes

Picture author unknown, 1911.

Source Wikimedia Commons

Dolly Shepherd, the most celebrated of the Edwardian balloon parachute girls, with her impressive uniform and high boots. In 1908 she saved her friend Louie May’s life, when Louie’s parachute failed at twelve thousand feet.

Text from Falling Upwards by Richard Holmes

Picture author unknown, 1911.

Source Wikimedia Commons

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Mme Desroziers et son chat - Madame Deroziers and her cat, Agence Rol, 1908

Mme Desroziers et son chat - Madame Deroziers and her cat, Agence Rol, 1908

(Source: gallica.bnf.fr)

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L0031142 Credit: Wellcome Library, LondonBellevue Hospital, New York City: a nurse’s sitting room (?), or end of ward, with seated nurse, cat in lap, talking to seated man. Photograph.
Photograph 1885-1898

L0031142 Credit: Wellcome Library, London
Bellevue Hospital, New York City: a nurse’s sitting room (?), or end of ward, with seated nurse, cat in lap, talking to seated man. Photograph.
Photograph 1885-1898

(Source: wellcomeimages.org)

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Exposition féline : salle Wagram, quelques beaux chats, Mondial Press Agency, 1932

Exposition féline : salle Wagram, quelques beaux chats, Mondial Press Agency, 1932

(Source: gallica.bnf.fr)

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John Sloan, Turning out the Light, an etching, 1905

John Sloan, Turning out the Light, an etching, 1905

(Source: britishmuseum.org)

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Interior with Women beside a Linen Cupboard, Pieter de Hooch, 1663

Interior with Women beside a Linen Cupboard, Pieter de Hooch, 1663

(Source: rijksmuseum.nl)

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WearyJames McNeill Whistler
(American, Lowell, Massachusetts 1834–1903 London)

Weary
James McNeill Whistler
(American, Lowell, Massachusetts 1834–1903 London)

(Source: metmuseum.org)

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Anatomy class, 1920
Aalto University

Anatomy class, 1920
Aalto University

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Anatomie des parties de la génértion de l’homme et de la femme
Paris, 1773. Colored mezzotint. National Library of MedicineJacques Fabien Gautier D’Agoty
(1717-1785)
[author/artist/printer]

Gautier D’Agoty’s colored mezzotints have a painterly quality. This pregnant woman calmly looks back at the viewer, a characteristic pose of 18th-century French portraiture.

Anatomie des parties de la génértion de l’homme et de la femme
Paris, 1773. Colored mezzotint. National Library of Medicine
Jacques Fabien Gautier D’Agoty
(1717-1785)
[author/artist/printer]

Gautier D’Agoty’s colored mezzotints have a painterly quality. This pregnant woman calmly looks back at the viewer, a characteristic pose of 18th-century French portraiture.

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FloraRembrandt (Rembrandt van Rijn)
(Dutch, Leiden 1606–1669 Amsterdam)
Date: ca. 1654
Medium: Oil on canvas

Flora
Rembrandt (Rembrandt van Rijn)
(Dutch, Leiden 1606–1669 Amsterdam)
Date: ca. 1654
Medium: Oil on canvas

(Source: metmuseum.org)

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Black Gate  [c1880]

Black Gate, Newcastle, close-up of the gateway with a woman leaning against a shop doorway

From Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums

Black Gate [c1880]

Black Gate, Newcastle, close-up of the gateway with a woman leaning against a shop doorway

From Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums

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1903-1904: Criminal Women of North Shields via Retronaut

1903-1904: Criminal Women of North Shields via Retronaut

(Source: Flickr / twm_news)

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Title unknown, Lluïsa Vidal i Puig, 1903

Title unknown, Lluïsa Vidal i Puig, 1903

(Source: Wikipedia)

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Philip Wilson Steer, Girl in a Blue Dress, c.1891

Philip Wilson Steer, Girl in a Blue Dress, c.1891

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