The Amida Falls in the Far Reaches of the Kisokaid? Road (Kisoji no oku Amida-ga-taki)
5044011 The Amida Falls in the Far Reaches of the Kisokaid? Road (Kisoji no oku Amida-ga-taki) (colour woodblock print) by Hokusai, Katsushika (1760-1849); Bristol Museum and Art Gallery, UK; (add.info.: Three monks picnicking on the edge of the gorge into which the river Amida falls from a round aperture. Signed: Saki no Hokusai Iitsu hitsu. Publisher: Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijud?).
Tour of Waterfalls in Various Provinces (Shokoku taki meguri)); Japanese, out of copyright.
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Charles Dickens 's 'The Adventures of Oliver Twist' : Oliver asks for more food. English novelist,
Charles Dickens - 'Oliver Twist'.'Oliver Twist asks for more'. Originally published in Bentley's Miscellany as a serial from 1837 to 1839. English novelist, 7 February 1812 9 June 1870. Illustration by Harold Copping, 1924. English novelist: 7 February 1812 9 June 1870.
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James 1st Duke of Monmouth
James 1st Duke of Monmouth (1649-1685). James was the illegitimate son of Charles II, fought for the British in the Third Anglo-Dutch War (1672-1674), and was beheaded in 1685 after a failed attempt to depose James II, in what was called the Monmouth Rebellion. Illustration by Sir Peter Lely.
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