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August 31, 2019

"Passersby" — Félix Vallotton

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Also known as "Street Scene," Vallotton (1865-1925) painted it in 1895.

Distemper on cardboard; private collection.

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We Solve for X: Neal Stephenson on getting big stuff done

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Experts' Expert: Fuchsia Dunlop's favourite London teashop is Postcard Teas

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Above, her Instagram picture and caption.

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Titanic to scale in front of a modern cruise ship

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What is it?

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Answer here this time tomorrow.

Hint: smaller than a bread box (but not by much).

Another: stainless steel, usable both indoors and outside.

A third: here are the two other pieces of the four-part whole:

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