Tag: Expansion and Reform

Elizabeth Cady Stanton: Solitude of Self

Elizabeth Cady Stanton

In February 1892, at the age of seventy‐six, Elizabeth Cady Stanton delivered this powerful and eloquent speech to the House Judiciary Committee. Later that evening, she delivered the same address before the members of the National American Woman Suffrage Association (NAWSA), the organization she led for twenty years. “The Solitude of Self” is widely considered

American Flamingo, John James Audubon (1838)

American Flamingo, John James Audubon (1838)

American Flamingo, John James Audubon (1838) American Flamingo is one of the 435 hand-colored engravings that make up John James Audubon’s monumental Birds of America, issued in four volumes between 1826 and 1838. The massive publication includes life-size representations of nearly five hundred species of North American birds. Although Audubon was not the first to

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