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from Cole’s Funny Picture Book
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"I will go and look," from A Handful of Silver by Elizabeth Thomasina Meade, 1897.
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J.J. GrandvilleLe Magasin PittoresqueSecond Dream: A Stroll in the Sky1847
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"I presented my trophy and treasure-trove to the fairylike Miss Wee-Wee."  From Baboo Jabberjee by F. Antsey and illustrated by J. Bernard Partridge, 1897.
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"Ate her cake and drank her tea in a fairyland of enchantment," from Bushigrams by Guy Newell Boothby, 1897.
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Opulence: The Bad and the Beautiful »

This music video mashup compares an over-the-top clip from the Vincente Minnelli film The Bad and the Beautiful (1952) to its homage by Brooke Candy in her music video “Opulence” (2014).  The clip is set to an edited and sound-collaged version of the Information Society song “Closing In.”

From Life and Work at the great Pyramid during the months of January, February, March, and April, A.D. 1865 by Charles Piazzi Smyth, 1867.
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From Tales from the Veld by Ernest Glanville, 1897.
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From Beeton’s Christmas Annual, 1860.
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