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New-York Historical Society

The Course of Empire 1: The Savage State

Thomas Cole, 1834

The Course of Empire 2: The Pastoral State

Thomas Cole, 1834

The Course of Empire 3: The Consummation of Empire

Thomas Cole, 1835-1836

The Course of Empire 5: Desolation

Thomas Cole, 1836

The Course of Empire 4: Destruction

Thomas Cole, 1836

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