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Automedon charioteer of Achilles. Homer’s Iliad.

The Iliad of Homer. Automedon, charioteer, Achilles

Automedon charioteer of Achilles.

Automedon charioteer of Achilles.

AUTOMEDON was the son of Diorus, and the charioteer of Achilles. Continue reading

The Magic word Abracadabra as protective spell.

Abracadabra as protective spell. Magic word.

Abracadabra as protective spell

Abracadabra.

Abracadabra is regarded as the word that in most languages has the same pronunciation. It is a common term as a magic word which is already in late antiquity may Hebrew, Arabic, Persian or Roman origin. Continue reading

The Colliers’ Strike. England victorian worker clothes 1898.

Tip Girls. The Colliers' Strike in South Wales. England Victorian fashion period worker clothes.

The Colliers’ Strike in South Wales. Tip Girls.

The Colliers’ Strike. England victorian worker clothes.

The Colliers’ Strike in South Wales. Tip Girls outside of a coal mine in South Wales, by William Bromley (1769-1842).

Free Ebook: The colliers’ strike in South Wales by Alexander Dalziel.

Sedan surrender negotiations 1870

Surrender negotiations before sedan. Prussian military uniforms. French Army General uniform

Surrender negotiations before sedan

Surrender negotiations before sedan on the evening of September 1, 1870 by Anton Werner.

diorama at Berlin Sedan panorama.

The Capitulation of Sedan.

A depiction of the talks in the village of Donchery, Ardennes, France, on 2 September 1870, hours after the French Army of Châlons had run up a white flag over Sedan.
Members of the French delegation pictured on the left: Supreme Commander Emmanuel Félix de Wimpffen (just standing up), General Auguste-Alexandre Ducrot, and other officers.
Members of the delegation from the Prussian Coalition pictured on the right: Supreme Commander Helmuth von Moltke the Elder (standing at the table), Otto von Bismarck (sitting to Moltke’s left), General Field Marshall Leonhard Graf von Blumenthal, General Field Marshall Alexander August Wilhelm von Pape, commanders of the 3rd- and the Maas-Army, and other officers.
Date after 2 September 1870.

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New York Working Girls in an Opium Den 1883

New York Working Girls in an Opium Den 1883. Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper New York. Costume Belle Epoque

New York Working Girls1883

New York Working Girls in an Opium Den 1883.

Scene In An Opium Den, In Pell Street, Frequented By Working Girls. The Archive Of The Old Print Man. Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper, New York. 1883.

Assassination scene of King Louis XV.

Assassination. Louis XV. Robert-François Damiens. Rococo fashion. 18th century costumes.

Assassination scene of King Louis XV 1757

Assassination scene of King Louis XV at January 5, 1757.

by Robert-François Damiens.
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A Dinner at the House of Molière at Auteuil.

Molière French actor, theater director. George-Gaston Mélingue. Baroque costumes. 17th Century fashion. Allonge Wigs

A Dinner at the House of Molière at Auteuil.

A Dinner at the House of Molière at Auteuil.

Molière 1622-1673 was a French actor, theater director and playwright. He is one of the great classics and made the comedy to a tragedy potentially equivalent genre.

Photogravure by George-Gaston Mélingue. Editor: Charles F. Horne. Great Men and Famous Women. A Series of Pen and Pencil Sketches of the lives of more than 200 of the most prominent personages in history.

The Spanish Emperor Charles V on his way to the convent.

Spanish Emperor Charles V history costume. World Theater. Photogravure.

Spanish Emperor Charles V on his way to the convent

The Spanish Emperor Charles V on his way to the convent.

On 12 September 1556, Emperor Charles V, announced the task of his authorities at the age of 55 years, the most powerful man in the world, Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire of the German nation and king of the Spanish Empire “on which the sun never set”, what was unprecedented in the history of the Holy Roman Empire. Emperor Charles V reached on 11 November 1556 with his entourage Tornavacas in the province of Cáceres, Extremadura. The convoy consisted of a variety of riders and servants, with whom Charles V was traveling in a sedan chair still preserved in the remote region.

The last two years of life spent the Emperor Charles V in a villa of the monastery of San Jeronimo de Yuste founded by the Hieronymite Order of monks in 1402. There he died on 21 September 1558.

The Arrest of Voltaire 1753 in Frankfurt

The Arrest of Voltaire. Rococo costumes. Author of the French and European Enlightenment. French philosopher

The Arrest of Voltaire

The Arrest of Voltaire 1753 (Francois-Marie Arouet 1694-1778).

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Alfred the Great Viking chieftain

Viking chieftain. Costumes ideas. Alfred the Great. England Middle ages clothing

Alfred Liberating the Family of Hastings

Alfred Liberating the Family of Viking chieftain Hastings

by Henry Singleton (1766-1839)

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Paris Commune 1871. Vengereuses. Parisian communards, Federates.

Paris Commune, Vengereuses Parisian communards, Federates, Pétroleuses

Vengereuses 1871

Paris Commune 1871. Vengereuses. Parisian communards, Federates.

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