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Two twenties.

Contemporary similarity: Two photos from 1920. There was a flu pandemic that year.

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Nick Yapp: "The Hulton Getty Picture Collection 1920s" (sv+da+fi),
K├Ânemann 2000. Page 268+269

Apart from superficial similarities the pandemic 100 years ago was a very different beast than the current one -- for a whole number of reasons, not least the fact that it erupted after many years of war.

That said, the 20-20 thing is... uhm... remarkable, to say the least. But then the timing is not the only thing about the current pandemic -- and the whole situation that surrounds it -- that is a bit odd. To say the least.

2020.07.15 12:44 in Contemporary

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