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Background imageHistorian Collection: Cartoon of Winston Churchill, British statesman

Cartoon of Winston Churchill, British statesman
A cartoon depiction of Winston Churchill, British statesman and historian

Background imageHistorian Collection: Herodotus / Freeman / Bust

Herodotus / Freeman / Bust
HERODOTUS Greek historian

Background imageHistorian Collection: Thucydides / Bust

Thucydides / Bust
THUCYDIDES Greek historian, wrote his history while exiled for perceived military failure

Background imageHistorian Collection: The Venerable Bede

The Venerable Bede
THE VENERABLE BEDE Anglo-Saxon scholar, historian and theologian

Background imageHistorian Collection: Schiaparellis two hemispheres of the planet Mars

Schiaparellis two hemispheres of the planet Mars
The two hemispheres of the planet Mars as drawn by the Italian astronomer and historian of science, Giovanni Schiaparelli

Background imageHistorian Collection: Herodotus / Gooch / Sepia

Herodotus / Gooch / Sepia
HERODOTUS Greek historian

Background imageHistorian Collection: Thucydides (Gucht)

Thucydides (Gucht)
THUCYDIDES Greek historian

Background imageHistorian Collection: Thomas Hearne / R Grave

Thomas Hearne / R Grave
THOMAS HEARNE English historian and antiquarian Date: 1678 - 1735

Background imageHistorian Collection: James Froude

James Froude
JAMES ANTHONY FROUDE - British historian and writer. Date: 1818 - 1894

Background imageHistorian Collection: Sir Walter Raleigh

Sir Walter Raleigh
SIR WALTER RALEIGH adventurer and historian Date: 1554 - 1618

Background imageHistorian Collection: Das Kapital, also called Capital (1867)

Das Kapital, also called Capital (1867)
Karl Marx (1818-1883). German philosopher, political theorist, and socialist revolutionary. Das Kapital, also called Capital (1867). A Critique of Political Economy (1867)

Background imageHistorian Collection: Nathan ben Moses Hannover. Portrait. Engraving

Nathan ben Moses Hannover. Portrait. Engraving
Nathan ben Moses Hannover. Ruthenian Jewish historian, Talmudist, and kabbalist (d.1663). Portrait. Engraving. Jewish Museum Berlin. Germany

Background imageHistorian Collection: Cmt Mommsen / Nobel 1902

Cmt Mommsen / Nobel 1902
CHRISTIAN MATTHIAS THEODOR MOMMSEN German classical scholar and historian

Background imageHistorian Collection: Plutarch / Ridley Oval

Plutarch / Ridley Oval
PLUTARCH Greek biographer and historian

Background imageHistorian Collection: Plutarch / Thevet 1584

Plutarch / Thevet 1584
PLUTARCH Greek biographer and historian

Background imageHistorian Collection: Templars & Crucifix

Templars & Crucifix
According to the historian Michelet, each Templar recruit was required to spit or trample on the Crucifix, as a symbol of his rejection of Jesus

Background imageHistorian Collection: Cornelius Tacitus / Bust

Cornelius Tacitus / Bust
CORNELIUS TACITUS Roman orator, politician and historian

Background imageHistorian Collection: DAVID HUME

DAVID HUME Scottish historian and philosopher

Background imageHistorian Collection: Hg Wells / Anon Photo

Hg Wells / Anon Photo
HERBERT GEORGE WELLS writer, historian

Background imageHistorian Collection: JOTAPATA BESIEGED 67 AD

JOTAPATA BESIEGED 67 AD
The Roman general Vespasian (subsequently emperor) besieges and takes the town of Jotapata, in Galilee, defended by Josephus, better known as a historian Date: 67

Background imageHistorian Collection: William Coxe - 1

William Coxe - 1
WILLIAM COXE English churchman, Archdeacon of Wiltshire; historian. Date: 1747 - 1828

Background imageHistorian Collection: Ernest Lavisse

Ernest Lavisse
ERNEST LAVISSE French historian Date: 1842 - 1922

Background imageHistorian Collection: Leonardo Bruni

Leonardo Bruni
LEONARDO BRUNI known as ARETINUS Italian humanist philologist and historian. Date: 1369 - 1444

Background imageHistorian Collection: Ottokar Fischer

Ottokar Fischer
OTTOKAR FISCHER German historian of magic, who took sufficient interest in psychical research to attend the 1925 Congress at Vienna, where he was photographed

Background imageHistorian Collection: Sir Philip Gibbs - 1

Sir Philip Gibbs - 1
SIR PHILIP GIBBS Journalist whose outspoken reporting from the front in WW1 got him into trouble: first journalist to interview the Pope. War historian. Date: 1877 - 1962

Background imageHistorian Collection: Sir Roderick Impey Murchison

Sir Roderick Impey Murchison
SIR GEORGE OTTO TREVELYAN 2nd BARONET TREVELYAN English politician and historian

Background imageHistorian Collection: George Otto Trevelyan

George Otto Trevelyan
SIR GEORGE OTTO TREVELYAN second baronet Trevelyan English politician and historian

Background imageHistorian Collection: SCHILLER (1759 - 1805)

SCHILLER (1759 - 1805)
FRIEDRICH VON SCHILLER Statue of the German writer, poet and historian, in his hometown Marbach (Southern Germany)

Background imageHistorian Collection: Peter I of Russia

Peter I of Russia
PETER I known as the Great ruthless reformer who set the style for equally ruthless successors. with his autograph

Background imageHistorian Collection: Geo. Macaulay Trevelyan

Geo. Macaulay Trevelyan
George Macaulay Trevelyan Historian

Background imageHistorian Collection: Tocqueville / Daumier

Tocqueville / Daumier
ALEXIS, COMTE DE TOCQUEVILLE French historian

Background imageHistorian Collection: Xenophon / Eng Bust

Xenophon / Eng Bust
XENOPHON Greek soldier and historian

Background imageHistorian Collection: Sir Julian Stafford Corbett

Sir Julian Stafford Corbett (1854 - 1922). British naval historian and geostrategist of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, whose works helped shape the Royal Navys reforms of that era

Background imageHistorian Collection: Karl Marx and his wife, Jenny (nee von Westphalen)

Karl Marx and his wife, Jenny (nee von Westphalen)
Karl Marx (1818-1883), German philosopher, political economist, historian, political theorist, sociologist, communist and revolutionary

Background imageHistorian Collection: Charles Kingsley, Anglican priest, professor and author

Charles Kingsley, Anglican priest, professor and author
Charles Kingsley (1819-1875), Anglican priest, university professor, social reformer, historian and novelist. Date: 19th century

Background imageHistorian Collection: Sir Edward Shepherd Creasy, Victorian period

Sir Edward Shepherd Creasy, Victorian period Date: late 19th century

Background imageHistorian Collection: Montezuma is allowed to be seen in public

Montezuma is allowed to be seen in public, by going out to his Temples... Historia de la Conquista de Mexico, poblacion, y progresos de la America septentrional

Background imageHistorian Collection: Diego Velazquez de Cuellar (1465-1524)

Diego Velazquez de Cuellar (1465-1524) had the intention of ceasing Hernan Cortes. Cortes and his fleet left Cuba in haste for the coast of Mexico

Background imageHistorian Collection: History of the Conquest of Mexico

History of the Conquest of Mexico
Historia de la Conquista de Mexico, poblacion, y progresos de la America septentrional, conocida por el nombre de Nueva Espana (History of the Conquest of Mexico, population)

Background imageHistorian Collection: Rerum sicularum libri VIII, by Nicolai Specialis

Rerum sicularum libri VIII, by Nicolai Specialis (Nicola Speciale, 14th century historian of Sicilian origin). In his work he described the deeds of the kings of the Crown of Aragon

Background imageHistorian Collection: White Star Line, RMS Majestic, auction sale catalogue

White Star Line, RMS Majestic, auction sale catalogue
White Star Line, RMS Majestic, rare auction sale catalogue for the furnishings and fittings, including two complimentary ladies appointment cards for a hairdressing salon

Background imageHistorian Collection: French Caricatures, Hodgepodge of Heads

French Caricatures, Hodgepodge of Heads
A selection of caricatures of prominent French figures, including Minister of Public Works Pierre Baudin, painter Albert Pierre Rene Maignan, historian and journalist Georges Eugene Sorel

Background imageHistorian Collection: Leigh Ashton, British art historian and museum director

Leigh Ashton, British art historian and museum director
Sir Arthur Leigh Bolland Ashton (1897-1983), British art historian and museum director (Director of the Victoria and Albert Museum from 1945 to 1955). Date: circa 1940s

Background imageHistorian Collection: Sir Kenneth Clark, Director, the National Gallery, London

Sir Kenneth Clark, Director, the National Gallery, London
Sir Kenneth Mackenzie Clark (1903-1983), British art historian, museum director, and broadcaster. He was Director of the National Gallery, London, from 1934 until 1946. Date: circa 1930s

Background imageHistorian Collection: John K M Rothenstein, art historian and administrator

John K M Rothenstein, art historian and administrator
John K M Rothenstein (1901-1992), British art historian and administrator, Director of the Tate Gallery, London, from 1938 to 1964. Date: circa 1940s

Background imageHistorian Collection: Peter Kropotkin, Russian historian and scientist

Peter Kropotkin, Russian historian and scientist
Peter Kropotkin (1842-1921), Russian historian, scientist, philosopher, anarchist, socialist, revolutionary and activist Date: circa 1900

Background imageHistorian Collection: Handwriting of Emile Ollivier, French lawyer and politician

Handwriting of Emile Ollivier, French lawyer and politician
Handwriting (dated 9 May 1861) of Emile Ollivier (1825-1913), French lawyer and politician who served as Prime Minister of France. In his retirement he wrote many books of political history

Background imageHistorian Collection: Adolphe Thiers, French statesman and historian

Adolphe Thiers, French statesman and historian
Adolphe Thiers (1797-1877), French statesman and historian, President of France and President of the Third Republic. Date: 1868



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