Sighting

Peak-bagging

Elisée Reclus, The history of a mountain, Trans. Bertha Ness and John Lillie; Ill. L. Bennett (London: S. Low. 1881).

Wanted: Coconut picker. Must provide own pink uniform.

“Harvesting Cocoanuts, Porto Rico,” Stereocard from the collection of the Centro de Estudios Puertorriqueños.

Loosen up

From J. H. Kellogg, Outline studies of the human figure (Battle Creek: Modern Medicine Pub. Co., 1900), pg. 5. Available online at UNC-Greensboro Digital Collections.

Dancing grain

Kalleza e Grurit [=Ears of wheat] (1976), Dir. Bujar Kapexhiu, Ill. Riza Oparaku. Available online at Arkivi Qëndror Shtetëror i Filmit

“Not one of the worst in the city, but merely typical”

“Model of Block on Lower East Side from the Tenement House Exhibition of 1900,” in The Charity Organization Society of the City of New York Eighteenth Annual Report (1900), pg. 40. Available at Columbia University Community Service Photographs.