I asked Twitter for help finding an image to represent people looking boldly into the future. Responses are below. Thanks everyone!!!!
R. Kent’s “Eternal Vigilance Is the Price of Liberty" http://t.co/Iwx5WQx
Prometheus Unchained http://t.co/hwVr7Pm @americanart
Pino Janni’s "Waterfront Scene" http://t.co/RrIpeYP
Thomas Delbridge’s "Lower Manhattan" http://t.co/6l03HJo #1934 @americanart
via @lkchr, "supplementing @MSanderhoff ’s nice suggestion, there are also some fine pics of spectators admiring US a-bomb testing in the 50’s"
- If copyright doesn’t matter, then http://vigilantcitizen.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/Wizard-of-Oz-Emerald-City.jpg, if it does, then (hmm..) http://www.flickr.com/photos/44025224@N06/4295975670
via @kos2, "Image of Alice looking through the keyhole? Dorothy opening up the door and seeing Munchkinland?"
via @spellboundblog, "Have you tried hunting over on the Flickr Commons? I used this one in a recent talk: http://www.flickr.com/photos/35740357@N03/4012382360"
via @chrisfreeland, "forward facing or back facing (the people, I mean)?"
via @msanderhoff, "If you like the odd ironic twist you could go for Soviet social realism from the 50'es-60'es"
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Vasco Núñez de Balboa first sights the Pacific Ocean. Illustration by Tancredi Scarpellihttp://www.lookandlearn.com/blog/?p=1228
Paleofuture banner imagehttp://www.paleofuture.com/blog/category/1980s
Burrough Audubon Society Members Use Binoculars to Identify Migratory Shore Birds…02/1975The U.S. National Archives, No known rights restrictionshttp://www.flickr.com/photos/usnationalarchives/4012382360/in/photostream/
CD artwork by Chris Woods for Snogg’s album "Third Mall from the Sun” (2000)http://www.tagg.org/pix/snog2000.jpg
Looking Ahead… by Nebraska Helen, CC - Attributionhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/44025224@N06/4295975670
Eternal Vigilance Is the Price of Liberty1945, Rockwell Kenthttp://americanart.si.edu/collections/search/artwork/?id=13583
Prometheus Unchained1938, Rockwell Kenthttp://americanart.si.edu/collections/search/artwork/?id=13594
Pino Janni: Waterfront Scene, 1934CC - Attribution, noncommercial, no derivativeshttp://www.flickr.com/photos/americanartmuseum/3266744205/in/pool-1046782@N22/
Thomas James Delbridge: Lower Manhattan, 1934CC - Attribution, noncommercial, no derivativeshttp://www.flickr.com/photos/americanartmuseum/3266713733/in/pool-1046782@N22/