Lighthouse on Klein Curacao (Little Curacao)
Klein Curacao (English: Little Curacao) is a 1.7 square kilometres (170 ha; 0.66 sq mi) uninhabited island south-east of Curacao in the Caribbean Sea, and is part of the country of Curacao. The only structures on the island are an old lighthouse, a beach house, and several huts. Klein Curacao is well known as a beautiful diving-spot because of its coral. It's fairly easy to spot colorful fish and sea turtles when snorkeling.
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CARTOON: CUBISM, 1913. 'Seeing New York with a Cubist - The Rude Descending a Staircase
CARTOON: CUBISM, 1913.
'Seeing New York with a Cubist - The Rude Descending a Staircase (Rush Hour at the Subway).' Cartoon from 'The Evening Sun,' 20 March 1913, satirizing the Marcel Duchamp painting 'Nude Descending a Staircase.'
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The Grand Staircase in Dorchester House
Interior of Dorchester House at the time it was the residence of the American Ambassador in London, Mr Whitelaw Reid. Located on Park Lane, it was designed by Lewis Vulliamy for Robert Holford, built on the site of an earlier house belonging to the Earls of Dorchester in 1851 - 53. It was the residence of Mr. Whitelaw Reid, American Ambassador to the Court of St. James's, from 1905-13 and served as a hospital during World War I. One of the most impressive and palatial mansions in London, It contained a fine picture gallery, library and was particularly noted for its grand staircase. The house was sold in 1929 and demolished to make way for the Dorchester Hotel. Date: 1906
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