28/05/2010

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The Cairo Pavilion at the Midwinter International Exposition, San Francisco. The consensus of the era regarded all peoples other than Western European whites as curiosities to be displayed, studied and comprehended.

2 comments:

  1. I've shared this on facebook. Are we, westerns, still looking at them as "curiosities"? I hope we all change for the better.
    Thanks for posting and for your very interesting blog.
    katia weber
    art conservator, Bern CH

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  2. On the night something was 'done'...
    Thanks very much for commenting - and sharing.
    Mark

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