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Opera singers rehearsing at Lewisohn Stadium in New York City, 1916

It was the end of a brilliant career when, straining for a low note, Gloria accidentally summoned the ghost of last night’s cabbage soup.

Opera singers rehearsing at Lewisohn Stadium, NYC, 1916. Library of Congress.

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Photo of men in a boat by Samuel Hood

Jack suddenly realized that he’d forgotten the sandwiches.

Photograph by Samuel Hood (Australia), date unknown.

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Antique photochrome - Three figures in a forest with view of the Wartburg through the trees

High noon in the Thuringian forest and not a sheriff in sight.

Photochrome view of the Wartburg, Germany. (1890s?)

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Photograph of feces from a Mountain Gorilla

Another ounce of precious ignorance vaporized.

The California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco

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Photograph of Conrad of Bavaria, circa 1910-1915

Conny’s lampshade hat lit up orange whenever he had a bright idea.

Conrad of Bavaria, ca.1910-1915. Library of Congress.

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“The pigeons, of course, never suspected what they were eating.”

Feeding the birds. Boston, 1915.

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“He said that a leper passing through it with a gold coin in his mouth would be turned into a king.”

The Gateway to Hoosainabad, Lucknow. Photograph by Samuel Bourne, 1866.

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