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Voyage

to a New World.

 (1492)

 

Christopher Columbus

The Italian Seaman sailed for Isabella, Queen of Portugal.

1492It’s A New World Afterall
Walt Disney / Universal Studios
15th CenturyLate Middle Ages, Early Renaissance
Beyond the Horizon
THE NEW WORLD
Michelangelo & Leonardo da Vinci (Artists)
Galileo Galilei & Sir Isaac Newton (Stargazers) 
Jules Verne & Carl Sagan (Dreamers)
Christopher Columbus & Neil Armstrong (Voyagers)

Juan Ponce de Leon (Time)
Mel Fisher (Treasure)

1513 — La Florida 
Having sailed with Christopher Columbus and being captivated by the clear, cool, bubbling springs he had seen in the Bahamas, Juan Ponce de Leon was hoping to find a fountain of youth when he landed on the Florida peninsula, Easter 1513, near what became St. Augustine. Legend has it that the natives were hospitable, but suspicious of the Spanish explorers. When asked about the existence of a “Fountain of Youth” the Floridians sent de Leon and his sailors into the lush jungle where they could take their choice of the many fresh-water springs and rivers they would surely encounter.

1600sLust for Gold
Emeralds Too. Pirates Of The Caribbean.
17th CenturyNew World Land Grab

“Stealing” (In The Name of The Lord)
Spanish Missionaries (Christians Who Kill)
1622 Atocha
Mel Fisher

1609Galileo Galilei 
“STARRY MESSENGER”
iO (Jupiter Moons)

Lure Of The Moon

Ocean Orbiter
First to Sail Around The World.

James Cook
James Cook, The Expedition Leader, Sea Captain, and Artist was fascinated by the native Hawaiians frolicking, nude in the crashing ocean surf. They were happy riding their flat wooden boards on the clear blue waves that curled, and broke on shallow coral reefs along the shore.

18th Century 
1700s Fight Over Florida
Spain France England Seminoles (Flight Over Rio)

1704  Sir Isaac Newton built the first practical reflecting telescope and developed a sophisticated theory of colour based on the observation that a prism separates white light into the colours of the visible spectrum. (Pink Floyd The Dark Side of the Moon)His work on light was collected in his highly influential book Opticks, published in 1704.

 

1700s Fight Over Florida
Spain, France, England, Seminoles (Flight Over Rio)
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1720s — 
1730s — 
1740s
1750s


America’s Rise
July 4, 1776

Independence Day

1760sJames Cook Ocean Orbiter
First to Sail Around The World. (Surf Hawaii).

1760s Industrial Revolution
1770sDeclaration of Independence

Up, Up, And Away
((( early flight )))

1753Benjamin Banneker.
African American Clock Maker, Astronomer, Solar Eclipse, Map Maker, Washington D.C., Thomas Jefferson, Racial Justice, Free in Baltimore, after parents came to America from Guinea
(1788)

Montgolfier Brothers
1783 — The Montgolfier Brothers’ first successful public hot air balloon demonstration (June 4, 1783) depicted in a 1909 postcard.  The 1735 date written on the card refers to the first hot air balloon to fly.

This postcard is part of a set originally collected in a scrapbook entitled Album Gravures et Cartes-Postales: Vieux Paris Types Petits Métiers et Cris De La Rue (1909).

George Washington
Hot Air Balloon Iron Bridge
Benjamin Franklin

“Get On The Boat”
Prince 3121
((( forced crossing )))

1780s
1790sATLANTIC SLAVE TRADE
19th Century Blues   

1800s — 
1810s —  Great Comet of 1811, War of 1812, Waterloo, Year Without a Summer,
1820s1820-1859
1830s — 
1840s — 

1873Jules Verne 
Around The World in 80 Days

From The Earth to The Moon
20,000 Leagues Under The Sea
Journey To The Center Of The Earth

1985  Carl Sagan (Contact)
Cosmic Message In A Bottle
Frank Zappa One Size Fits All

((( cosmik debris )))

 

 

 

 

 — yZ.

1770sDeclaration of Independence
1780sGeorge Washington
Hot Air Balloon, The Iron Bridge
1788Benjamin Banneker /The Art of Observation. Afrian American ASTRONOMER /TIMEKEEPER, First to precisely predict a solar eclipse. When 21, Banneker borrowed a friends pocket watch, took it apart, and carved an exact (10X sized) wooden replica (CLOCK) that kept time accurately, striking every hour, on the dot, for the next fifty years.

 

 

1513Ponce de Leon
La Florida
Fountain of Youth

1609Galileo Galilei 
“STARRY MESSENGER”
iO (Jupiter & The Moon)
1600sLust for Gold
Emeralds Too. Pirates Of The Caribbean.
17th CenturyNew World (Land Grab)

“Stealing” (In The Name of The Lord)
Spanish Missionaries (Violent Christians)
1622 Atocha (Mel Fisher)

1700s Fight Over Florida
Spain, France, England, Seminoles (Flight Over Rio)

1760s Industrial Revolution
18th Century America’s Rise
July 4, 1776Independence Day

1710s —  
1720s — 
1730s — 
1740s
1750s

1753Benjamin Banneker.
African American Clock Maker, Map Maker, Astronomer (Stargazer). War Di Garo, Armand Sabal-Lecco (Dancing With The Stars)

James Cook

James Cook, The Expedition Leader, Sea Captain, and Artist was fascinated by the native Hawaiians frolicking, nude in the crashing ocean surf. They were happy riding their flat wooden boards on the clear blue waves that curled, and broke on shallow coral reefs along the shore.

1770sDeclaration of Independence
1780sGeorge Washington
Hot Air Balloon, The Iron Bridge
1788Benjamin Banneker /The Art of Observation. Afrian American ASTRONOMER /TIMEKEEPER, First to precisely predict a solar eclipse. When 21, Banneker borrowed a friends pocket watch, took it apart, and carved an exact (10X sized) wooden replica (CLOCK) that kept time accurately, striking every hour, on the dot, for the next fifty years.

“Get On The Boat”
Prince
2006 — 3121 The artist’s 31st studio album featured his, as usual, funked up view of everything. “Get On The Boat” more to the point, was Prince taking a long look at the business of buying and selling people, as property.

((( back & forth )))

1790sATLANTIC SLAVE TRADE
19th Century Blues   

1800s — 
1810s —  Great Comet of 1811, War of 1812, Waterloo, Year Without a Summer,
1820s1820-1859
1830s — 
1840s —