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PARIS: CHESTNUT VENDOR.
Chestnut stall-keeper at Paris, France. Photographed c1900.
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ULYSSES S. GRANT (1822-1885).
18th President of the United States. Steel engraving, American, c1865, with autograph signature identifying himself as a lieutenant general in the U.S. Army.
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RALPH INGERSOLL (1900-1985).
American journalist. Photograph by Margaret Bourke-White, c1940.
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BEDRICH SMETANA (1824-1884).
Czech composer, pianist and conductor. Drawing, c1932, by Samuel Nisenson.
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SALVADOR ALLENDE (1908-1973).
Chilean politician. Photographed in 1970.
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CHRISTIAN IX (1818-1906).
King of Denmark, 1863-1906. Photographed c1900.
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PRINCE OTTO von BISMARCK
(1815-1898). Prince Otto von Bismarck-Schonhausen. Prussian statesman. Bismarck on the Promenade at Bad Kissingen, Bavaria, Germany. Line engraving from an American newspaper of 1874.
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0104732
MAGNETIZING IRON, 1600.
A blacksmith hammering a heated iron bar to be magnetized, with its ends pointing towards the magnetic north and south poles. Woodcut from William Gilbert's 'De Magnete,' London, 1600.
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0109539
LEON TROTSKY (1879-1940).
Né Lev Davidovich Bronstein. Russian Communist leader. Photograph, early 20th century.
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LIU BEI (161-223).
Also known as Xuande. Shu Han emperor of China, 221-223. Detail of a painted silk scroll, c650, attributed to Yen Li Pen.
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VLADIMIR LENIN (1870-1924).
Vladimir Ilich Ulyanov, known as Lenin. Russian Communist leader. Photographed at the time of his arrest in St. Petersburg, Russia, December 1895.
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CIGARETTE POSTER, 1950s.
French advertising poster by Hervé Morvan for Gitanes cigarettes, 1950s, featuring a flamenco dancer whose shirt is constructed from cigarettes.
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CARTOON: CUBA, 1901.
'Encouraging the Child.' Uncle Sam keeping a watchful eye on Cuba as it moves towards independence. American cartoon by Udo Keppler from the cover of 'Puck,' 27 February 1901.
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0013168
RICHARD STRAUSS (1864-1949).
German composer and conductor. Drawing by E. Grützner.
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GEORGES BIZET (1838-1875).
French composer. Photographed by Etienne Carjat.
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0122410
CHINA: WAR GOD.
Seated ivory figure of Kuan Ti, the Taoist god of war, who uses the head of a tiger as a footstool. Ming Dynasty, 15th century.
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CLAUDIO ARRAU (1903-1991).
Pianist Montreux, Switzerland 1982. Photographed by Horst Tappe.
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0165134
DAVID NIVEN (1910-1983).
Actor Château d'Oex Switzerland. Photographed by Horst Tappe.
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HENRY DAVID THOREAU
(1817-1862). American writer. Steel engraving after a photograph taken in 1861.
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0029345
ERICH VON FALKENHAYN
(1861-1922). German army officer.
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0031266
JOSEPH SMITH (1805-1844).
American founder of the Mormon church. The lower, or Aaronic, priesthood of the Mormon church bestowed on Joseph Smith and Oliver Cowdery by the prophet John the Baptist, 15 May 1829, according to Smith's accounts. Lithograph, 1887.
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0037548
GEORGE SANTAYANA
(1863-1952). American poet and philosopher. Photographed, c1950.
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0088165
EDWARD BULWER LYTTON
(1803-1873). 1st Baron Lytton of Knebworth. English novelist and playwright. Line engraving after a drawing, 1872.
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BERNARDO ALBERTO HOUSSAY
(1887-1971). Argentine physician and physiologist. Photographed in 1947.
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0071394
ARTURO TOSCANINI
(1867-1957). Italian orchestral conductor. Photographed in 1938.
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0048103
WILLIAM ALLEN (1532-1594).
English cardinal. Line and stipple engraving.
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FINE ART.
Head of an old man, by Carlo Vanzo (1824-1893). Full Credit: DEA / D. DAGLI ORTI / Granger, NYC -- All right
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ARCHAEOLOGY.
Tunisia - Jendouba Governorate - Hammam Darragi. Roman archaeological site of ancient Bulla Regia, 1st-4th century A.D. House of Amphitrite, Triclinium Mosaic. Detail: Neptune, 2nd-3rd century A.D. Full Credit: DEA / G. DAGLI ORTI / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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0057817
PAUL IV (1476-1559).
Pope, 1555-59. Copper engraving, 17th century.
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0014926
WILLIAM HARVEY (1578-1657).
English physician and anatomist. Wood engraving, French, 19th century.
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0265767
DANIEL H. WELLS
(1814-1891). American apostle of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Engraving, 1872.
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0370194
WILLIAM WIRT KIMBALL
(1848-1930). U.S. Navy admiral. Commander of the torpedo flotilla during the Spanish-American War. Photograph, 1898.
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MADEIRA ISLANDS.
Men carry the elderly in a hammock over the steep mountain trails. David G. Fairchild.
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PERSIA.
A Persian water carrier serves the thirsty out of his sheepskin jug. Faye Fisher.
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RICHMOND PEARSON HOBSON
(1870-1937). American naval officer. Photographed in 1898.
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VLADIMIR LENIN (1870-1924).
Vladimir Ilich Ulyanov, known as Lenin. Russian Communist leader. Vyacheslav Mikhailovich Molotov, Joseph Stalin and Vladimir Lenin in the editorial offices of the newspaper 'Pravda,' which they founded in 1912. Drawing by Pyotr Vasilyev.
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0004675
GIACOMO PUCCINI (1858-1924).
Italian operatic composer. Drawing, c1932, by Samuel Nisenson.
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JOHN C. FREMONT (1813-1890).
American soldier and explorer. Steel engraving, American, 19th century.
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PLASTER CARTOON, c1896.
Plaster cartoon of Emperor William II of Germany, with wings and a halo. Photograph, c1896.
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MAN READING THE TORAH.
Photograph, New York City, 1937.
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