Sarah Bernhardt (1844-1923)
Sarah Bernhardt (actually Marie Henriette Rosine Bernardt) was a French actress. She is considered the most famous actress of her time and was one of the first world stars.
Emma Hayden Eames
Emma Hayden Eames (1865 – 1952) was an American opera singer (soprano) and vocal pedagogue.
Was an English writer and poet who became famous as the author of the Canterbury Tales. He was born around 1342 in London and died probably on 25th October 1400 in London. Continue reading
Archimedes of Syracuse
Mindanao natives playing the Kutiyapi. Philppines.
The Italian Marine Band of Chicago.
Italian Marine Band of Chicago which played at the World’s Columbian Exposition during the Fair season.
Alethe, Priestess of Isis.
The Epicurean, a Tale by Thomas Moore.
Embroidered Table center by Ann Macbeth. Art nouveau c. 1901.
Torquato Tasso and Leonora d’Este by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.
The Sultan Saladin and his Sister Sittah.
Saladin and his sister Sittah, have played chess. Sittah has won. Al Hafi, Saladin’s treasurer, enters. Continue reading