Bookplate of Siegmund Freud, who was an Austrian neurologist who founded the discipline of psychoanalysis.
Bookplate of Douglas Fairbanks Jr., who was the son of Douglas Fairbanks Snr and Mary Pickford. He was an American actor and a highly
Bookplate of Douglas Fairbanks Snr., who was an American actor, screenwriter, director and producer. He was best known for his
Bookplate of Albert Einstein, who was a German-born theoretical physicist who developed the theory of general relativity, effecting a
Bookplate of Rudolph Valentino, was an Italian actor, and early pop icon. A sex symbol of the 1920s, Valentino was known as the "Latin
For the tots
Bookplate of Charles Dickens, who was the most popular English novelist of the Victorian era, and he remains popular, responsible for some
‘Freud,’ she smiled. ‘I mean maybe we could say that Freud was the greatest mystic in history. But who the hell even knows what mystic means? It’s meaningless. But Freud actually found something... Of course hardly anybody ever talks about this, but Freud’s discovery of the Unconscious changed everything. All those scholars and theologians had been living on top of an iceberg for ten thousand years, arguing about how many angels could fit on the
Bookplate of Greta Garbo, who was a noted Swedish actress and recluse. She was a major star in the United States during the silent film era
Zug, Switzerland - The little city of Zug got founded in 1200. It was under the Austrian government like big parts of todays Switzerland. There were about 500 inhabitants at the beginning.
The Tea Spot is a tea company that makes loose left tea for everyday use for those who want to live an inspired and healthy life. Based in Boulder, Colorado, The Tea Spot was founded by Maria Uspenski, a cancer survivor drawn to the health benefits of tea during her recovery.
Monochrome outfit: The 35-year-old, who co-founded the hugely successful Honest range of e...
This jaw-dropping action shot of an Austrian Bald Eagle was taken while the eagle was attempting to land during crosswinds. (photo by: Sitzwohl Bernhard)
Gustav Klimt - (July 14, 1862 – February 6, 1918) was an Austrian symbolist painter and one of the most prominent members of the Vienna Secession movement.
Carrera was founded by Wilhelm Anger in 1956, who was inspired by the longest, fastest and most dangerous race in the world, the Carrera Panamericana.
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The chapel of Templars - Rosslyn (Edinburgh) - Scotland. Roslyn Chapel was one of my favorite places. Founded in the mid-15th century by William Sinclair who was descended from a noble family of Norman knights. It is said to have many Knights Templar symbols, and the chapel was featured in Dan Brown's novel 'The Da Vinci Code'.
Lise Meitner was an Austrian born physicist who studied radioactivity and nuclear physics. Her deepest motivation was to pursue truth through scientific investigation for the benefit of humanity/ she deserves credit for her formulation of the theory which led to an understanding of how to unlock the energy within the atom. She was one of the pioneers of the atomic energy age, but she refused to join the Manhattan Project because, given her moral convictions, she did not wish to work on a bomb.
Blondie is an American rock band founded by singer Deborah Harry and guitarist Chris Stein. The band was a pioneer in the early American new wave and punk scenes of the mid-1970s.
The Future Of An Illusion Author: Sigmund Freud Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd 1999 Designer: David Pearson
Bookplate of Edgar Rice Burroughs, an American author, best known for his creation of the jungle hero Tarzan and the heroic Mars adventurer
St Bartholomew's Hospital Barts is the oldest hospital in the United Kingdom that still occupies its original site. It was founded in 1123 by Rahere, a favourite courtier of King Henry I. The Dissolution of the Monasteries did not affect the running of Barts as a hospital, but left it in a precarious position by removing its income. It was re-founded by King Henry VIII in December 1546, on the signing of an agreement granting the hospital to
Frankenstein Castle, Germany was built around 1250 by Lord Konrad who gave it the name Frankenstein. In the 17th century it was used as a refuge and a hospital. Then it fell into ruins in the 18th century. In 1970, a restaurant was built within the castle. In 1976, American soldiers founded an annual Halloween festival at the castle which became one of the biggest Halloween festivals in Europe.
Marcus Garvey founded the Universal Negro Improvement Association in 1914. Garvey, a West Indian who espoused black nationalism, was a key driver of the back to Africa movement, which encouraged those of African heritage to return to the continent of their ancestry. Garvey also founded the Negro Factories Corporation in 1919 in Harlem. The company ran a chain of Harlem establishments that included hotels, restaurants and grocery stores.
San Luis Rey Mission was founded on June 13, 1798 by Father Fermin Lasuen. It was the ninth and last mission Father Lasuen founded, and one of the last built in California, number eighteen out of twenty one
Invested: Kim regularly donates 10 percent of her earnings to the church, which was founded by her mother
Marilyn Monroe: Story of an orphan who was the most famous women in Hollywood, you died to soon.