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 Greta Garbo, who was a noted Swedish actress and recluse. She was a major star in the United States during the silent film era
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
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.
Anthony Bowen, who purchased his own freedom from slavery in Maryland, founded the first YMCA chapter for African Americans in 1853. This was one of the first organizations for African Americans. Bowen was an abolitionist and advised President Lincoln to enlist African American troops to fight in the civil war. He was also the first African American to work in the US Patent Office.
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'.
The Future Of An Illusion Author: Sigmund Freud Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd 1999 Designer: David Pearson
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.
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.
Execution of SS concentration camp physician Eduard Krebsach who was convicted of war crimes at the Mauthausen trial. Krebsbach was an SS concentration camp physician who initiated the mass execution of ill and unfit prisoners by heart injections.
Monochrome outfit: The 35-year-old, who co-founded the hugely successful Honest range of e...
This photograph of women curtseying comes from the scrapbook of Althea “Bee” Moore, who was an undergraduate student at the University of
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)
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.
Objects of Desire
Modra, Czechoslovakia, A group of children in an Evangelist orphanage. Gertruda Kaufmann, A Jewish girl who was hidden in the orphanage, is marked with an X.
Books Worth Reading
Central Saint Martins was formed in 1989 from the merger of two, much older, colleges: the Central School of Arts & Crafts (founded in
Mother Teresa, 1910-1997 was a Roman Catholic nun who founded the Missionaries of Charity in Calcutta, India in 1950. Over 45 years, she ministed to the poor, sick, orphaned and dying. She was beatified by Pope John Paul II and given the title "Blessed Teresa of Calcutta" In 1979 she was the recipient of Nobel Peace Prize for her humanitarian work.
For the Walls...
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.
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.
Dolores Costello, 1926.(Dolores Costello was an American film actress who achieved her greatest success during the era of silent movies. She was nicknamed "The Goddess of the Silent Screen"......Drew Barrymore's grandmother.)
meteors in the mind
Yennenga, also known as Yennenga the Svelte, was a legendary African princess, considered the mother of the Mossi people of Burkina Faso. She was a famous warrior whose son Ouedraogo founded the Mossi Kingdoms.