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Capturing the essence of distress through art and imagery, this caption takes you on a journey through various forms of emotional turmoil

Background imageDistressed Collection: The Airpump by Joseph Wright

The Airpump by Joseph Wright
The Air Pump by Joseph Wright (1734-1797). This artwork was painted in 1768. Its full title is An Experiment on a Bird in the Air Pump

Background imageDistressed Collection: The Death of the Bullfighter; La Muerte del Torero, (oil on canvas)

The Death of the Bullfighter; La Muerte del Torero, (oil on canvas)
823533 The Death of the Bullfighter; La Muerte del Torero, (oil on canvas) by Villegas y Cordero, Jose (1844-1921); 303x505 cm; Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageDistressed Collection: WWI Poster, Belgian & Allies Aid League

WWI Poster, Belgian & Allies Aid League
Design by Frank Brangwyn (1867-1956), Belgian & Allies Aid League, Will you help these sufferers from the war to start a new home. Help is better than sympathy

Background imageDistressed Collection: Woman patient, St Marys Hospital, Paddington, London

Woman patient, St Marys Hospital, Paddington, London
LFB Special Services trying to help a woman patient at St Marys Hospital, Paddington, London, on 15 April 1959. She has climbed out of a ward window at fifth floor level

Background imageDistressed Collection: Vintage textured roses in basket

Vintage textured roses in basket
Creamy white and red-edged roses in a basket with a Valentine Day theme

Background imageDistressed Collection: Cartoon - Swallowing a yarn

Cartoon - Swallowing a yarn
A little blackbird fails to consume a length of twine: " I can t swallow that yarn." Date: circa 1915

Background imageDistressed Collection: Study of a Girl, c1910. Artist: Maxwell Gordon Lightfoot

Study of a Girl, c1910. Artist: Maxwell Gordon Lightfoot
Study of a Girl, c1910. From The Studio Volume 95. [London Offices of the Studio, London, 1928]

Background imageDistressed Collection: I have not an instant to lose, illustration from Pride & Prejudice

I have not an instant to lose, illustration from Pride & Prejudice
XJF451393 I have not an instant to lose, illustration from Pride & Prejudice by Jane Austen, edition published in 1894 (engraving) by Thomson

Background imageDistressed Collection: The Relief of Irish Distress, Visiting Tour of H. R. H. the Duke of Edinburgh: 1. The

The Relief of Irish Distress, Visiting Tour of H. R. H. the Duke of Edinburgh: 1. The
THE RELIEF OF IRISH DISTRESS, VISITING TOUR OF H.R.H. THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH: 1. The Relief Squadron under the Command of the Duke of Edinburgh at Anchor at Kilkerran Bay, Galway. 2

Background imageDistressed Collection: Crying baby

Crying baby
MODEL RELEASED. Crying baby. Crying 1-month-old baby girl

Background imageDistressed Collection: Turquoise Window - Taos, New Mexico

Turquoise Window - Taos, New Mexico
Tom Windeknecht

Background imageDistressed Collection: The Lamentation over the dead Christ, 1500. Creator: Juan de Flandes, the Elder

The Lamentation over the dead Christ, 1500. Creator: Juan de Flandes, the Elder
The Lamentation over the dead Christ, 1500

Background imageDistressed Collection: Joseph's coat brought to Jacob, c.1633. Creator: Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn

Joseph's coat brought to Jacob, c.1633. Creator: Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn
Joseph's coat brought to Jacob, c.1633. The tragic consequences, when Joseph's brothers turned against him, are described in Genesis 37:12-35

Background imageDistressed Collection: Second Scene Of Burglars: The Burglars Arrested, 1810. Creator: Louis Leopold Boilly

Second Scene Of Burglars: The Burglars Arrested, 1810. Creator: Louis Leopold Boilly
Second Scene Of Burglars: The Burglars Arrested, 1810. The work is one of a pair: the first scene depicts the burglary of a bourgeois home in progress

Background imageDistressed Collection: Mockery of a beggar's wedding, French engraving, 1850

Mockery of a beggar's wedding, French engraving, 1850
UIG5414709 Mockery of a beggar's wedding, French engraving, 1850; UIG

Background imageDistressed Collection: A scene from the Lancashire colliery strike

A scene from the Lancashire colliery strike
5616080 A scene from the Lancashire colliery strike; (add.info.: Illustration depicting a scene from the Lancashire colliery strike)

Background imageDistressed Collection: A soup kitchen in St Mary's Hall for the distressed ribbon weavers. 1861 (engraving)

A soup kitchen in St Mary's Hall for the distressed ribbon weavers. 1861 (engraving)
5615907 A soup kitchen in St Mary's Hall for the distressed ribbon weavers. 1861 (engraving); Universal History Archive/UIG

Background imageDistressed Collection: Friars from the S.Francis of Assisi, 1900 (b/w photo)

Friars from the S.Francis of Assisi, 1900 (b/w photo)
5314797 Friars from the S.Francis of Assisi, 1900 (b/w photo) by Unknown photographer, (20th century); (add.info.: Historical Geography. 1900. Italy. They belong to the Order of friars founded by S)

Background imageDistressed Collection: Jae

Jae
Rosana Laiz Blursbyai

Background imageDistressed Collection: Myung ovals

Myung ovals
Rosana Laiz Blursbyai

Background imageDistressed Collection: Jiah

Jiah
Rosana Laiz Blursbyai

Background imageDistressed Collection: Hwan

Hwan
Rosana Laiz Blursbyai

Background imageDistressed Collection: Eui vase with leaves

Eui vase with leaves
Rosana Laiz Blursbyai

Background imageDistressed Collection: Myung waves

Myung waves
Rosana Laiz Blursbyai

Background imageDistressed Collection: Sang vase with branch

Sang vase with branch
Rosana Laiz Blursbyai

Background imageDistressed Collection: Sepia map of Osaka

Sepia map of Osaka
Rosana Laiz Blursbyai

Background imageDistressed Collection: Sepia map of Kiev (pre-war)

Sepia map of Kiev (pre-war)
Rosana Laiz Blursbyai

Background imageDistressed Collection: Sepia map of Kyoto

Sepia map of Kyoto
Rosana Laiz Blursbyai

Background imageDistressed Collection: The American Civil War

The American Civil War
5310175 The American Civil War; (add.info.: Cartoon commenting on the American Civil War. A young woman holds a map of a divided United States. On the table next to her is an early sewing machine)

Background imageDistressed Collection: WW2 - US Troops comfort a distressed child and puppy

WW2 - US Troops comfort a distressed child and puppy - likkely in France following the D-Day landings of June 1944. Date: 1944

Background imageDistressed Collection: The Girl Saku Rescuing a Baby from the River, published in 1875. Creator: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi

The Girl Saku Rescuing a Baby from the River, published in 1875. Creator: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
The Girl Saku Rescuing a Baby from the River, published in 1875. Series: The Postal News, no. 729

Background imageDistressed Collection: Yokobue Waiting from Takiguchi Tokiyori by Moonlight at Horinji, 1890. Creator: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi

Yokobue Waiting from Takiguchi Tokiyori by Moonlight at Horinji, 1890. Creator: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
Yokobue Waiting from Takiguchi Tokiyori by Moonlight at Horinji, 1890. From One Hundred Aspects of the Moon

Background imageDistressed Collection: Yokobue Waiting from Takiguchi Tokiyori by Moonlight at Horinji, 1890. Creator: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi

Yokobue Waiting from Takiguchi Tokiyori by Moonlight at Horinji, 1890. Creator: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
Yokobue Waiting from Takiguchi Tokiyori by Moonlight at Horinji, 1890. From One Hundred Aspects of the Moon

Background imageDistressed Collection: An Indecorous Courtship, 1875. Creator: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi

An Indecorous Courtship, 1875. Creator: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
An Indecorous Courtship, 1875. From The Postal News, no. 507

Background imageDistressed Collection: The Child of Horisaka Sahei Tied to a Rice Bale, 1875. Creator: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi

The Child of Horisaka Sahei Tied to a Rice Bale, 1875. Creator: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
The Child of Horisaka Sahei Tied to a Rice Bale, 1875. From The Postal News, no. 508

Background imageDistressed Collection: A Washo Woman, 1924. Creator: Edward Sheriff Curtis

A Washo Woman, 1924. Creator: Edward Sheriff Curtis
A Washo Woman, 1924

Background imageDistressed Collection: Whale stranded at Winterton, 1857. Creator: Unknown

Whale stranded at Winterton, 1857. Creator: Unknown
Whale stranded at Winterton, 1857. This fine specimen of the whale tribe was driven ashore at Winterton by the gales which visited the coast of Norfolk...When the whale found himself upon land he

Background imageDistressed Collection: Gentleman tries to persuade a doubting lady on a sofa, 1869-1923

Gentleman tries to persuade a doubting lady on a sofa, 1869-1923. Creator: Theophile Alexandre Steinlen
Gentleman tries to persuade a doubting lady on a sofa, 1869-1923. Design for a print

Background imageDistressed Collection: Lucretia Standing at a Column, c. 1520. Creator: Barthel Beham

Lucretia Standing at a Column, c. 1520. Creator: Barthel Beham
Lucretia Standing at a Column, c. 1520

Background imageDistressed Collection: Sketch for the church of Saint-Eustache : Jesus carring the cross, the Virgin... 1856

Sketch for the church of Saint-Eustache : Jesus carring the cross, the Virgin... 1856. Creator: Emile Signol
Sketch for the church of Saint-Eustache : Jesus carring the cross, the Virgin on the route to Calvary, 1856. (Esquisse pour l'eglise Saint-Eustache : Jesus portant sa croix)

Background imageDistressed Collection: Distress: Head of a Woman Looking Upwards, n.d

Distress: Head of a Woman Looking Upwards, n.d

Background imageDistressed Collection: A Distraught Woman with Her Head Thrown Back, 1775/80. Creator: Jacques-Louis David

A Distraught Woman with Her Head Thrown Back, 1775/80. Creator: Jacques-Louis David
A Distraught Woman with Her Head Thrown Back, 1775/80

Background imageDistressed Collection: Into the Gutter!, plate ten from A Life, 1884. Creator: Max Klinger

Into the Gutter!, plate ten from A Life, 1884. Creator: Max Klinger
Into the Gutter!, plate ten from A Life, 1884

Background imageDistressed Collection: Alabama tenant farmer near Anniston, Alabama, 1936. Creator: Dorothea Lange

Alabama tenant farmer near Anniston, Alabama, 1936. Creator: Dorothea Lange
Alabama tenant farmer near Anniston, Alabama

Background imageDistressed Collection: Man and Woman in Attitudes of Distress, n.d. Creator: Henry Tresham

Man and Woman in Attitudes of Distress, n.d. Creator: Henry Tresham
Man and Woman in Attitudes of Distress, n.d

Background imageDistressed Collection: The Cry, 1894. Creator: Eugene Carriere

The Cry, 1894. Creator: Eugene Carriere
The Cry, 1894

Background imageDistressed Collection: Star on a Vintage Neon Las Vegas Sign

Star on a Vintage Neon Las Vegas Sign
Tom Windeknecht

Background imageDistressed Collection: Highly detailed map of the United States, Kacia

Highly detailed map of the United States, Kacia
Rosana Laiz Blursbyai



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Capturing the essence of distress through art and imagery, this caption takes you on a journey through various forms of emotional turmoil. From Joseph Wright's thought-provoking painting 'The Airpump' to the powerful WWI poster by the Belgian & Allies Aid League, we delve into the depths of human suffering. Vintage textured roses in a basket symbolize faded beauty amidst hardship, while a cartoon depicting someone swallowing yarn highlights the tangled mess that distress can create. Maxwell Gordon Lightfoot's poignant study of a girl from 1910 showcases vulnerability and inner turmoil. An illustration from Pride & Prejudice reminds us that time is fleeting when faced with adversity. A woman patient at St Marys Hospital in London represents physical pain intertwined with emotional anguish. The sound of a crying baby echoes the universal language of distress, while H. R. H. Duke of Edinburgh's visit during 'The Relief of Irish Distress' sheds light on collective efforts to alleviate suffering. Eui vase adorned with leaves signifies resilience amidst chaos, while Gook boho arch and Myung waves evoke an atmosphere filled with both despair and hope.