Art History

Handprints

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Present day handprints Source image: Desktop and Mobile Backgrounds The word handprint is a compound noun.  A compound noun is made up of two words put together to make one word.  It is made from the words hand and print.  Some people write hand print as two words. There are 2 types of handprints.  One […]

Photos

Crane in Flight

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Crane in Flight

The title of this photo is White Crane in Flight.   The phrase “In flight” can mean – during the time that something, like a bird, is flying.   The word “in-flight” refers to what occurs while you are flying in an airplane. in–flight /ˈɪnˈflaɪt/ adjective Learner’s definition of IN–FLIGHT always used before a noun : […]

Art History

Salvador Dalí – photography

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Dali Atomicus, photo by Philippe Halsman (1948), shown before support wires were removed from the image Salvador Domingo Felipe Jacinto Dalí i Domènech, Marqués de Dalí de Pubol (11 May 1904 – 23 January 1989), known as Salvador Dalí (Catalan: [səɫβəˈðo ðəˈɫi]; Spanish: [salβaˈðoɾ ðaˈli]), was a prominent Spanish surrealist painter born in Figueres, Catalonia, Spain. Dalí was […]

History

George Washington takes command of Continental Army

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On this day in History, Washington takes command of Continental Army on Jul 03, 1775. On this day in 1775, George Washington rides out in front of the American troops gathered at Cambridge common in Massachusetts and draws his sword, formally taking command of the Continental Army. Washington, a prominent Virginia planter and veteran of […]