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Poet Walt Whitman published the first edition of "Leaves of Grass" #onthisday in 1855
To celebrate #FourthofJuly "Cat of the Regiment" made in 1890. Share your fav. 4th of July patriotic pet portrait!
Hungarian-born photographer André Kertész was born #onthisday in 1894
To celebrate the anniversary of The Civil Rights Act of 1964 a photo by Leonard Freed from '63
Jupiter, Venus and the Moon hanging out above the Getty last week.
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Some of our best-selling titles are featured in our summer sale, starting today! Check it out:
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Tickets are now available for "Mojada: A Medea in Los Angeles," at the Getty Villa 9/10-10/3…
A "July Calendar with a Man and Woman Reaping and Zodiacal Sign of Leo," about 1440 - 1450
Joseph D. Hooker an import. British botanist, explorer and Director of @kewgardens was born #onthisday in 1817.
Beer used to be the national drink of France. How wine entered the picture: #BacchusUncorked
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To celebrate #Wimbledon2015 a photo of a woman with a racket made in about 1889, the 1st Wimbledon was held in 1877
The new Getty Villa Bacchus Uncorked events will take place on 7/11 & 7/18, buy tickets:
This ptg. by Rubens, born #onthisday in 1577, was thought lost & only recently rediscovered
The coronation of Queen Victoria took place #onthisday in 1838. This albumen silver print was made in 1855.

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