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Chicago’s City-wide Debate On Its Monuments

No other American city has opened up this sort of wide-ranging dialogue about how cities make monuments. Swept up in this inquiry are five statues of Abraham Lincoln, as well as monuments to George Washington, Ulysses S. Grant, and the Italian Fascist Italo Balbo. – Bloomberg
Tags: Art, Chicago, Visual, Abraham Lincoln, George Washington Ulysses S Grant, 06.08.21


New Portrait of Lord Nelson Found, Scars and All

The average American may only be vaguely familiar with Vice-Admiral Horatio Nelson, the British Navy admiral and hero of the Napoleonic Wars. But to the United Kingdom, he is like George Washington, Ulysses S. Grant and George Patton rolled into one. In general, portraits of the genial general and naval genius show him in a flattering light. Some depict him as almost divine. But Camilla Turner at The Telegraph reports that a recent re-discovery of a long lost painting aims for realism, showing h...
Tags: United Kingdom, Genealogy, Nelson, The Telegraph, Camilla Turner, George Patton, Historic Findings, British Navy, Horatio Nelson, Genealogy News, Genealogyblog, George Washington Ulysses S Grant