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Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Famous Literary Locales, Visualized

The New York Public Library recently went hunting for images from their digital collections that evoke favorite literary scenes:

John Steinbeck’s Dust Bowl America
Photograph of Dust Bowl refugees along a highway near Bakersfield, Calif.
1935. Image ID: 3999709

Eloise’s Plaza Hotel
Detail of a menu at the Plaza Hotel, 1933. Image ID: 4016503

Jules Verne’s flying machines
Drawing of dirigibles, 1901. Image ID: 1693495

More: The New York Public Library

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