Category History

Defeat Iroquois Champlain

Celebrating Champlain

As we celebrate the 400th anniversary of the founding of Quebec city and of the discovery of Lake Champlain by Samuel de Champlain, a lot is being written and discussed on this subject: conferences, movies and documentaries, books…
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Puck 1895

China in 1895

My husband received an issue of Puck, a New York magazine dated 1895 as a gift from my parents. And, surprisingly, the center spread was this illustration. The Chinese emperor, looking rather ill, is being served ultimatums (hard pills to swallow) from Britain, Russia, and Japan.
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