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The Gilded and the Gritty: America, 1870-1912
Topic: MemoryTopic: ProgressTopic: PeopleTopic: PowerTopic: Empire
Topic: Progress: The Meaning of the Machine
Toolbox Overview: The Gilded and the Gritty: America, 1870-1912
Resource Menu: Progress
Text 1. Memory and Machines
Text 2. Brooklyn Bridge
Text 3. Human Machines
Text 4. Christine Frederick
Text 5. Thomas Eakins
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Text 6. Thomas Edison
Text 7. Wealth and Weightlessness
Text 8. Southern Statis
Text 9. The 1893 World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago

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5.  Thomas Eakins, The Gross Clinic, oil on canvas, 1875 (PDF) Discussing Art       The Gross Clinic
The Gross Clinic
   
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The Gross Clinic, discussion from Jefferson Medical College

Thomas Eakins, biography from PBS/WNET

Thomas Eakins, from the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Thomas Eakins: American Realist, from the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Thomas Eakins: Scenes from Modern Life, from PBS

Thomas Eakins, overview and online works from Artchive

Thomas Eakins, online works from Artcyclopedia


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Thomas Eakins (American, 1844-1916), The Gross Clinic, 1875. Oil on canvas, 96 x 78 in. (243.8 x 198.1 cm). Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia. Permission pending.

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