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Intellectual Collection

Background imageIntellectual Collection: Rosa Luxemburg

Rosa Luxemburg
ROSA LUXEMBURG German Socialist agitator and leading intellectual of the German left, giving a speech

Background imageIntellectual Collection: Alcuin of York (730-804). Alcuin presents to Rabanus Maurus

Alcuin of York (730-804). Alcuin presents to Rabanus Maurus
Alcuin of York, or Ealhwine, nicknamed or Flaccus (730-804). English scholar, ecclesiastic, poet and teacher from York, Northumbria. Alcuin presents to Rabanus Maurus to Saint Martin. Miniature

Background imageIntellectual Collection: Saint John of the Cross, (1542-1591). Spanish mystic. The A

Saint John of the Cross, (1542-1591). Spanish mystic. The Ascent of Mount Carmel. It was composed between 1581-1585. Engraving. Edition of 1694, Madrid

Background imageIntellectual Collection: Witches Sabbat (Herr)

Witches Sabbat (Herr)
Diabolical goings-on at the sabbat - ladies yield to demonic temptations while the more intellectual read forbidden books

Background imageIntellectual Collection: The Lyceum Club, 1908

The Lyceum Club, 1908
The Lyceum Club, formed in 1903 for the purpose of bringing together the cultured women of the world for mutual knowledge and understanding, for the furtherance of their intellectual interests

Background imageIntellectual Collection: USA - New York University

USA - New York University - New York University. They once called it the University of the City of New York, an innovative

Background imageIntellectual Collection: Cecilio Acosta (1818-1881). Venezuelan writer and historian

Cecilio Acosta (1818-1881). Venezuelan writer and historian
Cecilio Acosta (1818-1881). Venezuelan politician, historian and writer. Illustration by Badillo. Engraving by Carretero. La Ilustracion Espanola y Americana, 1881. Date: 2018

Background imageIntellectual Collection: Pasternak, Mayakovsky, Eisenstein and others, Moscow

Pasternak, Mayakovsky, Eisenstein and others, Moscow
Group photo, from left to right: Boris Pasternak (Russian writer), Vladimir Mayakovsky (Russian writer and actor), Tomizi Tamiji Naito (Japanese writer), Arseny Voznesensky (Soviet diplomat)

Background imageIntellectual Collection: Cartoon, Kaiser Carnival and his cortege, WW1

Cartoon, Kaiser Carnival and his cortege, WW1
Cartoon, Kaiser Carnival and his cortege, showing Kaiser Wilhelm being carried along on a float, with various figures around him, including Death, a spy, a sorceress

Background imageIntellectual Collection: Germaine Greer 1939 Australian Writer Author

Germaine Greer 1939 Australian Writer Author
germaine, greer, 1939, australian, writer, author, academic, journalist, journalism, scholar, scholarship, research, early, modern, english, literature, feminist, feminism, intellectual, womens

Background imageIntellectual Collection: John Milton's (1608 - 1674), English poet and intellectual, house at 19 York Street (Petty France)

John Milton's (1608 - 1674), English poet and intellectual, house at 19 York Street (Petty France), where he lived until the Restoration

Background imageIntellectual Collection: Gustave Flourens released from prison by revolutionaries

Gustave Flourens released from prison by revolutionaries
The release of Gustave Florens (1838-1871), the French Revolutionary leader, by some of his followers, Mazas, France, 1871

Background imageIntellectual Collection: The New Colonel by H. M. Bateman

The New Colonel by H. M. Bateman
A young, business-like and rather intellectual Colonel arrives at a club, observed with some reservation by the old guard. Date: 1929

Background imageIntellectual Collection: In a Roman Osteria, 1866, by Carl Heinrich Bloch (1834-1890)

In a Roman Osteria, 1866, by Carl Heinrich Bloch (1834-1890)
Carl Heinrich Bloch (1834-1890). Danish painter. In a Roman Osteria, 1966. National Museum of Art. Copenhagen. Denmark

Background imageIntellectual Collection: Herbert Marcuse (1898-1979)

Herbert Marcuse (1898-1979)
Marcuse, Herbert (Berlin, 1898, Starnberg, 1979). German-Jewish philosopher, political theorist and sociologist, and a member of the Frankfurt School

Background imageIntellectual Collection: Cartoon, German women as seen by the French, WW1

Cartoon, German women as seen by the French, WW1
Cartoon, German intellectual women as seen by the French. Date: 1916

Background imageIntellectual Collection: Monument, North Korean Communist Party, Pyongyang

Monument, North Korean Communist Party, Pyongyang
View of the monument to the founding of the North Korean Workers Party, in Pyongyang, capital of North Korea. Commissioned by Kim Il Sung (1912-1994)

Background imageIntellectual Collection: Portrait of Jeronimo de Cevallos (1560-1641), 1613, by El

Portrait of Jeronimo de Cevallos (1560-1641), 1613, by El
Jeronimo de Cevallos (1560-1641). Spanish jurist. Portrait by El Greco (1541-1614), 1613. Prado Museum. Madrid. Spain

Background imageIntellectual Collection: The Nose Game - Inquisitive Nose B1

The Nose Game - Inquisitive Nose B1, Denotes Spirit of Enquiry. 1927

Background imageIntellectual Collection: Demosthenes (384-322 BC)

Demosthenes (384-322 BC). Political and Athenian orator. Portrait

Background imageIntellectual Collection: Gotthold Ephraim Lessing (1729-1781). German writer. Engravi

Gotthold Ephraim Lessing (1729-1781). German writer. Engravi
Gotthold Ephraim Lessing (1729-1781). German writer, most outstanding representatives of the Enlightenment era. Engraving by A. Closs. Germania, 1882. Colored

Background imageIntellectual Collection: Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712 1778) Genevan philosophe (Les

Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712 1778) Genevan philosophe (Les
Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712 1778) Genevan philosopher, writer, and composer of the 18th-century. Confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau (Les Confessions), 1770, published 1782

Background imageIntellectual Collection: Workshop. Handcrafting the paperboard. Encyclopedie by D

Workshop. Handcrafting the paperboard. Encyclopedie by D
Workshop dedicated to handcrafting the paperboard. Pulping and pressing. 18th Century. Encyclopedie. Edited by Denis Diderot (1713-1784) and Jean Le Rond d Alembert (1717-1783). Engraving

Background imageIntellectual Collection: Pan-hoei-pan (89-106). Chinese intellectual

Pan-hoei-pan (89-106). Chinese intellectual. Portrait. The Spanish and American Illustration, 1886. Engraving by Vela

Background imageIntellectual Collection: City of London Inst 1839

City of London Inst 1839
LITERARY & SCIENTIFIC INSTITUTION Aimed at the intellectual improvement of professional people Date: 1839

Background imageIntellectual Collection: Satire / Woman of Mind

Satire / Woman of Mind
My wife is a woman of mind Date: 1847

Background imageIntellectual Collection: Thoughtforms - 18, 18A

Thoughtforms - 18, 18A
18, 18a - VAGUE INTELLECTUAL PLEASURE Date: 1905

Background imageIntellectual Collection: Four bulldogs on a greetings card

Four bulldogs on a greetings card -- The Philosophers. With quotations (forming a four-line verse) from Lucretius, Hamlet, Kirke White and Democritus. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageIntellectual Collection: Cartoon, The product of German science, WW1

Cartoon, The product of German science, WW1
Cartoon, The product of German science, showing a group of learned men looking at a subhuman German soldier, with a lookalike Neanderthal man on display in the background. Date: 1916

Background imageIntellectual Collection: Cartoon, The electric underpants, WW1

Cartoon, The electric underpants, WW1
Cartoon, The electric underpants, showing a new invention by a German scientist. Not only do the underpants keep the soldier warm in the trenches

Background imageIntellectual Collection: Cartoon, The disciple of Kant, WW1

Cartoon, The disciple of Kant, WW1
Cartoon, The disciple of Kant. Showing a German follower of Kantian philosophy, with illustrations of Kants theory of Cause, Effect, and Sufficient Reason

Background imageIntellectual Collection: Cartoon, Boche intellectuals, WW1

Cartoon, Boche intellectuals, WW1
Cartoon, Boche intellectuals, showing a variety of German boffins doing their work. Date: 1916

Background imageIntellectual Collection: All Sorts & Conditions - A Study in Montparnasse

All Sorts & Conditions - A Study in Montparnasse
A bohemian cafÚá│cene in Montparnasse, the heart of the social and intellectual scene in Paris during the 1930s, as pictured here by Webster Murray in The Bystander. Date: 1931

Background imageIntellectual Collection: RENAN, Ernest (1823-1892). French philosopher

RENAN, Ernest (1823-1892). French philosopher and historian. Best known for his historical works on early Christianity and his political theories concerning nationalism. Renan at his desk. Engraving

Background imageIntellectual Collection: ALBERDI, Juan Bautista (1810 - 1884). Argentinian

ALBERDI, Juan Bautista (1810 - 1884). Argentinian Intellectual and politician. Author of the argentinian Constitution of 1853. Oil

Background imageIntellectual Collection: A French Poet

A French Poet. Date: 1894

Background imageIntellectual Collection: Waiter at the Chat Noir - Paris, France

Waiter at the Chat Noir - Paris, France
Waiter at the Chat Noir a nineteenth-century entertainment establishment, in the bohemian Montmartre district of Paris. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageIntellectual Collection: A German Professor

A German Professor Date: 1894

Background imageIntellectual Collection: BURKE, Edmund (1729-1797). English writer and

BURKE, Edmund (1729-1797). English writer and
" BURKE, Edmund (1729-1797). English writer and politician. Author of " Reflections on the Revolution in France" (1790)

Background imageIntellectual Collection: Mr Adrian Ross at Home

Mr Adrian Ross at Home
Arthur Reed Ropes (1859 - 1933), better known by his pen name of Adrian Ross, pictured at home at Addison Mansions in London

Background imageIntellectual Collection: Presentation Cups

Presentation Cups
Presentation cups for men and women who have distinguished themselves by sporting prowess, intellectual achievement or giving money to the right people... Date: 1930

Background imageIntellectual Collection: Intellectual child cynic by Frank R Grey

Intellectual child cynic by Frank R Grey
An irritatingly intellectual little boy (called by the cartoonist, Repulsive Rupert) sits reading some hefty tomes at a table and says to his mother, who is darning socks

Background imageIntellectual Collection: Dog, Pipe and Newspaper

Dog, Pipe and Newspaper
An intellectual dog, smoking a pipe and reading a newspaper. Date: early 1930s

Background imageIntellectual Collection: Beagle Newsreader

Beagle Newsreader
An intellectual beagle reading a newspaper. Date: early 1930s

Background imageIntellectual Collection: Intellectual child cynic by David Wilson

Intellectual child cynic by David Wilson
Humorous cartoon showing a small, rather grown-up and intellectual boy lying on his bed reading while the radio is on and saying to his mother, There goes that Childrens Hour

Background imageIntellectual Collection: Middle Class Prize Wives

Middle Class Prize Wives
Woman, women, wife, housewife Mr Punchs Four Prize Middle Class Wives. The wife as cook, intellectual companion, clerk and tennis partner! Date: 1889

Background imageIntellectual Collection: Elevenses for pupils / W H Robinson

Elevenses for pupils / W H Robinson
How to get the best out of a boy. The production of elevenses by school masters has a profound effect upon pupils. The intellectual absorption is increased as is the consumption of essential vitamins

Background imageIntellectual Collection: The Mudies of Melbourne

The Mudies of Melbourne
Mr Samuel Mullens circulating library, Collins Street, East; based on the plan of that in New Oxford Street in London, the source of so much inexpensive intellectual pleasure founded by Mr C. E



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