Known as the “father of Iraqi photography,” Latif al Ani (born 1932) was the first photographer to capture cosmopolitan life in 1950s–70s Iraq, and his black-and-white images constitute a unique visual account of the country during its belle époque. Al Ani portrayed Iraq’s culture in all of its abundance and complexity: besides documenting its westernized everyday life, the political culture…
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Andrew Joseph Russell and Alfred A. Hart: The Race to Promontory: The Transcontinental Railroad and the American WestThe completion of the transcontinental railroad at Promontory Summit on May 10, 1869, was as celebrated a national event as…
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