A bull riding cowboy holds tight as the bull lunges airborne, Oregon, 1916.
Photograph by Miller Photo Co., National Geographic
phenakistoscope, invented by Joseph Plateau in 1841.
R.M. Ballantyne, The lighthouse: the story of a great fight between man and the sea (1900)
War Without and Peace Within - Page 366 (Click on image)
Illustration by Gustave Doré the Divine Comedy; il Paradiso The celestial spheres of Heaven (original translated text: snowy rose of Heaven)
1867. Gustave Doré (1832 – 1883)
Beginning in 1848, the Gold Rush brought approximately 300,000 people to California, especially San Francisco.