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September 2016

“Lady Apples and the Big Apple” by Anna Soo-Hoo

Lady Apples and the Big Apple

 
Alphonse Mas (1817-1875)
Api (pomme) from Le verger (1865)
Public Domain in the US
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File%3AApi-12.JPG
 

 

 

Is the borough of Queens in New York City really that much less interesting than Manhattan?  Not if you […]

“Perilous Pears Pickled, Please: Philipon and Louis-Philippe I” by Anna Soo-Hoo

Perilous Pears Pickled, Please: Philipon and Louis-Philippe I

 

The pear motif in caricatures of King Louis-Philippe I (1773-1850) that were drawn by Charles Philipon (1800–1862) and his fellow caricaturists has been analyzed by critics from many […]