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CAPTAIN WILLIAM KIDD, 1701.
Scottish privateer and pirate. The body of Captain William Kidd, bound in chains and encased in an iron framework, hanging at Tilbury Point in the Thames estuary on the English coast, as a warning to others following his execution for piracy and murder in 1701. Wood engraving, 19th century.
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PHRENOLOGY, 19th CENTURY.
A French phrenological chart, 19th century.
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0129351
SKIN CONDITION, 2000.
Close-up of the face of a man suffering from skin discoloration. Photographed in 2000.
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0118811
CELTIC CAULDRON: DETAIL.
Detail from the Gundestrup cauldron, a vessel of Celtic workmanship found at Gundestrup, Denmark. Silver, 1st century B.C.
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0122088
CHINA: STAFF FINIAL.
Bronze staff finial in the form of two animal faces. Shang Dynasty, 14th-11th century B.C.
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0168487
MEXICO: TEOTIHUACAN VASE.
Ceramic vase with a face. From Teotihuacan, Mexico, 2nd century B.C. - 8th century A.D.
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0222947
THEATER.
Germany, Berlin: the Resuas perfoming in the Berlin, man holding a bench with his teeth, on the bench two sitting persons, performance at Passage Theater, 1906.
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0241613
NATURE.
France - Midi-Pyrenees Midi Pyrenees Pyrenaeen: Departement Aveyron, Causse Noir: rock formation Chaos de Montpellier-le-Vieux, the rock 'Devil's Eye' - 1901 Vintage property of ullstein bild.
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0165773
VAN LEYDEN: DENTIST.
The dentist-surgeon with a patient. Line engraving by Lucas Van Leyden, 1523.
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0065702
AMMAN: DENTIST, 1568.
'The Tooth Breaker removes aching teeth painlessly as one bears children; he also sells oils, salves and other medications, flea and louse ointments and rat poison.' Woodcut by Jost Amman, 1568.
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0129352
SKIN CONDITION, 2001.
Close-up of the face of a man suffering from skin discoloration, following treatment with Protopic ointment. Photographed in 2001.
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0130654
SKIN INFECTION, 1917.
A Middle Eastern man affected with the parasitic disease, Cutaneous Leishmaniasis, 1917, known locally as 'Jericho Buttons.'
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0128986
MEXICO: HEAD SCULPTURE.
Pre-Columbian Remojadas clay figure of a head, from Veracruz, Mexico, c300-900 A.D.
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0167457
OAXACA: LIFE AND DEATH.
A mask representing the duality between life and death. From Soyaltepec, Oaxaca, Mexico, 600-900 A.D.
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0112293
GERD VON RUNDSTEDT.
Karl Rudolf Gerd von Rundstedt (1875-1953). German officer. Caricature published on the cover of 'Time' magazine, 31 August 1942, during World War II, while von Rundstedt was Hitler's commander on the western front.
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0105010
JANE BIRKIN (1946-).
English actress, singer, and film director. Birkin with Serge Gainsbourg, c1969.
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0105659
SUN AND MOON, 1480.
Decorative faces of the sun and the moon discussing the powers of the firmament. Woodcut, Dutch, 1480.
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0055356
ORION, 1482.
Personification of Orion. Woodcut from Gaius Julius Hyginus' 'Poeticon Astronomicon,' Venice, Italy, 1482.
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0167703
MEXICO: MAYAN SCULPTURE.
Stucco sculpture of a human head from the Temple of the Sun in Palenque, Chiapas, Mexico. Mayan, c750 A.D.
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0167810
MEXICO: OLMEC SCULPTURE.
Stone sculpture of a baby face, Olmec, 1500-400 B.C.
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0167767
MEXICO: NAYARIT WOMAN.
Detail of a ceramic sculpture of a woman with earrings and nose rings. By the Pre-Columbian culture at Nayarit, Mexico, 8th-10th century A.D.
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0118167
TWO-FACED WOMAN, 1941.
Poster for the film 'Two-Faced Woman,' starring Greta Garbo and Melvyn Douglas, directed by George Cukor, 1941.
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0164476
JAMES HADLEY CHASE
(1906-1985). Writer, Montreux, Switzerland, 1966. Photographed by Horst Tappe.
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0087156
SHOOTING A RATTLESNAKE.
A hunter prepares to shoot a rattlesnake. Line engraving, English, late 19th century, after Stanley Berkeley.
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0032651
ANDREW JACKSON: U.S. BANK.
'Symptoms of a Locked Jaw/ Plain Sewing Done.' American cartoon comment, c1834, on the passage by the U.S. Senate of Henry Clay's resolution to censure President Andrew Jackson for his fight against the Bank of the United States.
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0162732
WORLD WAR I: MASKS, 1918.
Masks showing the work done by Anna Coleman Ladd of the American Red Cross. The top row are casts taken from soldiers' mutilated faces, the bottom row shows masks of their faces before their injuries, made from pre-war photographs. On the table are masks made to fit over the disfigured part of the face. Photograph, 1918.
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0168476
MEXICO: TEOTIHUACAN FACE.
Painted ceramic face from an incense burner, from the Teotihuacan culture in Mexico, 450-750 A.D.
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0124332
EARLY CHRISTIAN MOSAIC.
Mosaic of the head of October. Detail from the panel depicting the Labors of the Months, in the Monastery of Lady Mary, Beth-Shean, Israel, c567 A.D.
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0118166
ANIMATED CARTOON, 1906.
Title still and drawings from the film 'Humorous Phases of Funny Faces,' by J. Stuart Blackton, considered the first animated film, 1906.
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0051954
PLANETARY SYSTEMS, 1537.
Woodcut from an edition of Boethius' "Consolation" published in Augsburg in 1537.
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0027692
RABELAIS: GARGANTUA, 1873.
At Gargantua's Parisian meals, four men shovel mustard into his mouth. Wood engraving, 1873, after Gustave Doré for 'Gargantua and Pantagruel' by François Rabelais.
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0118168
TWO-FACED WOMAN, 1941.
Poster for the film 'Two-Faced Woman,' starring Greta Garo and Melvyn Douglas, directed by George Cukor, 1941.
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0114450
PAIUTE MAN, c1924.
An elderly Paiute man from Pyramid Lake, Nevada. Photograph by Edward Curtis, c1924.
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SAINT LUCY.
Francesco del Cossa.
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0041074
LEONARDO DA VINCI
(1452-1519). Italian painter, sculptor, architect, engineer, and scientist. Self-portrait. Red chalk on paper, c1515.
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ARCHAEOLOGY.
Egyptian civilization, New Kingdom, Dynasty XIX. Goddess Hathor offers her necklace to the Pharaoh. Painted relief from a pillar of the tomb of Seti I at Thebes. Full Credit: DEA / A. DAGLI ORTI / Granger, NYC -- All rights r
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ARCHAEOLOGY.
Egyptian civilization, 14th century b.C. Fragment of Amarnan painting depicting princesses Neferneferuaten and Neferneferure, daughters of Akhenaten and Nefertiti. Full Credit: DEA PICTURE LIBRARY / Granger, NYC -- All rights
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0033431
CARTOON: STALINGRAD, 1942.
'Gateway to Stalingrad'. American cartoon on the successful defense of Stalingrad (present-day Volgograd) by Russian forces against the German army. Cartoon by D.R. Fitzpatrick, 1942.
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0036903
SLAVERY: SEPARATION, 1804.
'The husband and wife, after being sold to different purchasers, violently separated...never to see each other more.' Engraving from an abolitionist tract, 'Oppression of the Exiled Sons of Africa,' 1804.
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CIRCUS: RINGLING BROS.
John Ringling North, owner of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, congratulating Rick Shapiro, the winner of a clown contest, in 1966.
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