A political cartoon depicting the KKK and the Democratic Party as continuations of the Confederacy. Advertisements
Charles-Geneviève-Louis-Auguste-André-Timothée d’Éon de Beaumont usually known as the Chevalier d’Éon, was a French diplomat, spy, freemason and soldier who fought in the Seven Years’ War. D’Éon had androgynous physical characteristics and natural abilities as a mimic, good features for a spy. D’Éon appeared publicly as a man and pursued masculine occupations for forty nine years, although … More Chevalier d’Eon, a Eighteenth Century Transgender Woman
Portrait of Edward Herbert, 1st Baron of Cherbury (1533-1648) by Isaac Oliver
Isaac Oliver, “Two Little Girls”, 1590; Victoria & Albert Museum.
By an Unknown artist of the British School, “Cholmondeley Ladies”, c. 1600; Tate Collection.
Hittite, c. 1000 – 600 BC. A cute terracotta figure of a horse. With wide flat body with central ridge, peg feet and pinched tail, the head is simply modeled with erect ears.
Angelo Colarossi (c. 1838 – 1916) was an Italian, and from a family of professional models. His son later posed for the famous statue of ‘Anteros’ (more commonly known as ‘Eros’), in London’s Piccadilly Circus. Back then, sitters would have had to keep very still, so using a professional model was a sensible way to … More Iago, Study from an Italian By Julia Margaret Cameron.
Capa was born Endre Friedmann to the Jewish family of Júlia (née Berkovits) and Dezső Friedmann in Budapest, Austria-Hungary October 22, 1913. His mother, Julianna Henrietta Berkovits was a native of Nagy Kapos (now Velke Kapusany, Slovakia) and Dezső Friedmann came from the Transylvanian village of Csucsa (now Ciucea, Romania). Deciding that there was little … More Spanish Civil War Through The Eyes Of Robert Capa.
Theodora (c. 500 – 28 June 548), was empress of the Byzantine Empire and the wife of Emperor Justinian I. She was one of the most influential and powerful of the Byzantine empresses. Some sources mention her as empress regnant with Justinian I as her co-regent. Along with her husband, she is a saint in the Eastern Orthodox … More Theodora.
An 18th century depiction of Constantín mac Cináeda who the Picts as King Constantine I from 862 AD until his death in 877 AD.