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Posted on Aug. 10, 2011 by Steven Robles
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This photograph and illustration depict the same scene—black soldiers undergoing punishment on the "wooden horse." The illustration comes from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper (Dec. 10, 1884), and...

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With his back turned to us, a mechanic is the focal point of Hugo Gellert's painting Worker and Machine (1928), currently on view in the Virginia Steele Scott Gallery of American Art ...

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