NYH154507 Handsewn Flag with Thirteen Stars, c.1830-80 (wool and cotton) by American School, (19th century); 66.7x87 cm; Collection of the New-York Historical Society, USA; (add.info.: each star represents one State;); American,  out of copyright.

Around the World: USA

America makes prodigious mistakes, America has colossal faults, but one thing cannot be denied: America is always on the move. She may be going to Hell, of course, but at least she isn’t standing still.” E.E. Cummings

In our Around the World series we turn our attention to the USA, currently the most powerful nation in the world. Take a look at our hand selected lightboxes, and scratch the surface of this huge and complex nation…

Lightboxes:

American Writers

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American Photography

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American Art

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American Celebrities

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Civil Rights in America

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American History

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Native American Art and Culture

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America and immigration

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American Politics

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US Collections:

1216959 Tai Shan, the Smithsonian’s National Zoo’s first surviving panda cub (photo); (add.info.: In July 2005, Mei Xiang gave birth to the Smithsonian’s National Zoo’s first surviving panda cub, Tai Shan. He left the Zoo in February 2010 for Bifengxia Panda Base in China, where he will contribute to its breeding program. ); Photo © National Zoological Park, Smithsonian Institution; PERMISSION REQUIRED FOR NON EDITORIAL USAGE; out of copyright. PLEASE NOTE: Bridgeman Images works with the owner of this image to clear permission. If you wish to reproduce this image, please inform us so we can clear permission for you.

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1216959 Tai Shan, the Smithsonian’s National Zoo’s first surviving panda cub (photo); (add.info.: In July 2005, Mei Xiang gave birth to the Smithsonian’s National Zoo’s first surviving panda cub, Tai Shan. He left the Zoo in February 2010 for Bifengxia Panda Base in China, where he will contribute to its breeding program. ); Photo © National Zoological Park, Smithsonian Institution; PERMISSION REQUIRED FOR NON EDITORIAL USAGE; out of copyright. PLEASE NOTE: Bridgeman Images works with the owner of this image to clear permission. If you wish to reproduce this image, please inform us so we can clear permission for you.

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1216959 Tai Shan, the Smithsonian’s National Zoo’s first surviving panda cub (photo); (add.info.: In July 2005, Mei Xiang gave birth to the Smithsonian’s National Zoo’s first surviving panda cub, Tai Shan. He left the Zoo in February 2010 for Bifengxia Panda Base in China, where he will contribute to its breeding program. ); Photo © National Zoological Park, Smithsonian Institution; PERMISSION REQUIRED FOR NON EDITORIAL USAGE; out of copyright. PLEASE NOTE: Bridgeman Images works with the owner of this image to clear permission. If you wish to reproduce this image, please inform us so we can clear permission for you.

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1216959 Tai Shan, the Smithsonian’s National Zoo’s first surviving panda cub (photo); (add.info.: In July 2005, Mei Xiang gave birth to the Smithsonian’s National Zoo’s first surviving panda cub, Tai Shan. He left the Zoo in February 2010 for Bifengxia Panda Base in China, where he will contribute to its breeding program. ); Photo © National Zoological Park, Smithsonian Institution; PERMISSION REQUIRED FOR NON EDITORIAL USAGE; out of copyright. PLEASE NOTE: Bridgeman Images works with the owner of this image to clear permission. If you wish to reproduce this image, please inform us so we can clear permission for you.

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1216959 Tai Shan, the Smithsonian’s National Zoo’s first surviving panda cub (photo); (add.info.: In July 2005, Mei Xiang gave birth to the Smithsonian’s National Zoo’s first surviving panda cub, Tai Shan. He left the Zoo in February 2010 for Bifengxia Panda Base in China, where he will contribute to its breeding program. ); Photo © National Zoological Park, Smithsonian Institution; PERMISSION REQUIRED FOR NON EDITORIAL USAGE; out of copyright. PLEASE NOTE: Bridgeman Images works with the owner of this image to clear permission. If you wish to reproduce this image, please inform us so we can clear permission for you.

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Tai Shan, the Smithsonian’s National Zoo’s first surviving panda cub (photo)

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