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European History: The Enlightenment

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The Diligent Mother

Jean-Baptiste-Simeon Chardin. Image courtesy Nationalmuseum (Stockholm, Sweden).

A Philosopher Giving that Lecture on the Orrery, in which a Lamp is put in the Place of the Sun, 1764-66

Joseph Wright, ca. 1766. Image courtesy Europeana Collections.