Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec

Toulouse-Lautrec, said to be wearing Jane Avril's dress and hat for the Bal des Femmes,

Malcom X

Malcolm X in Chicago in The picture was taken by the legendary photographer Eve Arnold who died on January 2012 at the age of just three months short of her birthday.

Paul Gauguin, yes this is the French Post-impressionist painter

The artist painter Paul Gauguin playing the harmonium in Alfons Mucha’s studio at rue de la Grande-Chaumière, Paris , 1895 by Alfons Mucha gauguin mucha mucha instrument piano

Nelson Mandela Anti-apartheid activist who became President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999, the first to be elected in a fully democratic process. Mandela served 27 years in prison. Following his release in 1990, Mandela supported reconciliation and negotiation, and led the transition towards multi-racial democracy in South Africa. One of Mandela’s primary commitments in recent years has been to the fight against AIDS. He won the 1993 Nobel Peace Prize. Photo by Hans Gedda

Esquire cover may 2010 Madiba - Nelson Mandela - South Africa

Borges. Siempre Borges.

“Others brag about the books they’ve managed to write … ” - Jorge Luis Borges - an Argentine short-story writer, essayist, poet and translator born in Buenos Aires. His work embraces the "character of unreality in all literature".


This is a vintage cigar lighter. It is from the It was produced by Coca Cola. It's is a prime example of technology of the time.

An A-26 medium bomber dropping its payload over the target

Largest conventional bombs of World War II World War 2 Photos > US Air Force > Bomb run bomb dropped on Hiroshima, Japan, during World War .

Photo-journalist Margaret Bourke-White is shown at work with her large format camera in 1934

Margaret Bourke-White fearless American photographer and photojournalist, first foreign photographer permitted access to teh Soviet Union, first female war correspondent, first Life magazine cover photographer

Victory Day May 9th. World War II veteran

What a powerful image! Russian WWII Veteran during a ceremony remembering all those lost.