Mao Zedong meeting Che Guevara
Chinese Communist leader, Mao Zedong (1893-1976), also known as Chairman Mao. Seen here meeting and greeting Ernesto "Che" Guevara (1928-1967), the Argentinian Marxist revolutionary, physician, writer, guerrilla leader, diplomat, military theorist, and major figure in the Cuban Revolution, who had taken a pro-Chinese stance on a split between China and Soviet Russia.
© Mary Evans / Marx Memorial Library
Thomas, Baron Dimsdale - Physician to the Russian Court
Thomas Dimsdale (1712-1800) - Physician and volunteer under the Duke of Cumberland. Innoculated the Empress Catherine for Smallpox and various Russian Princes. Councillor of State in Russia with the hereditary title of Baron. Date: circa 1780s
© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection
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Map of the French Department of Indre-et-Loire - No.37
Map of the French Department of Indre-et-Loire - No.37, featuring inset illustrations of Chenonceaux, Langeais, Loches, Amboise and portraits of Rene Descartes, French philosopher, mathematician, and scientist, dubbed the father of modern philosophy and Francois Rabelais, a major French Renaissance writer, physician, Renaissance humanist, monk and Greek scholar.
© The Roseries Collection / Mary Evans Picture Library