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From: Charles Dana Gibson, Drawings, 1894.
Subjects: Gibson, Charles Dana, 1867-1944 ; Book covers


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The American Girl Abroad: Some Features of the Matrimonial Market

From: Charles Dana Gibson, Drawings, 1894.
Subjects: Gibson, Charles Dana, 1867-1944 ; Mate selection ; Courtship ; Man-woman relationships


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That Delicious Moment: When You Find You Are to Take in to Dinner the Girl Who Yesterday Refused You

From: Charles Dana Gibson, Drawings, 1894.
Subjects: Gibson, Charles Dana, 1867-1944 ; Man-woman relationships


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Revised: March Fourth Comes in Like a Tiger and Goes Out Like an Elephant

From: Charles Dana Gibson, Drawings, 1894.
Subjects: Gibson, Charles Dana, 1867-1944 ; Presidents--United States--Election--1892


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Time!

From: Charles Dana Gibson, Drawings, 1894.
Subjects: Gibson, Charles Dana, 1867-1944 ; Presidents--United States--Election--1888


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Her First Appearance in This Costume: She Thinks, On the Whole, She Feels More at Home in a Ball Dress.

From: Charles Dana Gibson, Drawings, 1894.
Subjects: Gibson, Charles Dana, 1867-1944 ; Bathing suits


A theme that recurs often in Gibsonís drawings is the 19th century practice of American women from better families seeking husbands from old, European nobility. In this allegory, the Roman Colosseum is the setting in which Cupid sacrifices Americaís youthful women to the British aristocracy.
A theme that recurs often in Gibsonís drawings is the 19th century practice of American women from better families seeking husbands from old, European nobility. In this allegory, the Roman Colosseum is the setting in which Cupid sacrifices Americaís  youthful women to the British aristocracy.
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America's Tribute.

From: Charles Dana Gibson, Drawings, 1894.
Subjects: Gibson, Charles Dana, 1867-1944 ; Love

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