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The Best Photos of the Day
On a day like today, American painter Jean Leon Gerome Ferris was born
August 18, 1863. Jean Leon Gerome Ferris (August 18, 1863 - March 18, 1930) was an American painter best known for his series of 78 scenes from American history, entitled The Pageant of a Nation, the largest series of American historical paintings by a single artist. In this image: The First Thanksgiving 1621.