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 Charles Dickens, who was the most popular English novelist of the Victorian era, and he remains popular, responsible for some
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
‘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.
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'.
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.
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.
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
Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta Mother Teresa (August 26, 1910 – September 5, 1997), born Agnesë Gonxhe Bojaxhiu, was an Albanian Roman Catholic nun with Indian citizenship] who founded the Missionaries of Charity in Kolkata (Calcutta), India in 1950. For over 45 years she ministered to the poor, sick, orphaned, and dying, while guiding the Missionaries of Charity's expansion, first throughout India and then in other countries.By the 1970s she was internationally famed as a humanitarian an...
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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.
The Grand Lodge of Scotland, 96 George Street, Edinburgh, Scotland. The Grand Lodge of Antient, Free and Accepted Masons of Scotland was founded in 1736 – although only a third of all lodges were represented at the foundation meeting of the Grand Lodge. Grand Hall looking east. The present Freemasons' Hall was built during 1911 - 1912. It replaced an earlier building that had been on the site since 1858. The previous building was designed by the famous Scottish architect, David Bryce.
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...
An amazing, true account of 2 upper class British women who followed their husbands to Canada. It was the WOMEN who were the strongest!
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)
This photograph of women curtseying comes from the scrapbook of Althea “Bee” Moore, who was an undergraduate student at the University of
Margaret Tucker (18 March 1904 – 23 August 1996) was an Indigenous Australian activist and writer. In the 1930s Tucker began campaigning for Indigenous rights and in 1932 was one of the founding members of the Australian Aborigines’ League. During this time she married and gave birth to a daughter. In the 1960s she founded the United Council of Aboriginal and Islander Women and in 1964 was the first Indigenous appointee to the Victorian Aborigines Welfare Board.
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.
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Luxury houses in the slope opposite famous Monte Carlo Casino near the F1 racing road with the well known Turn around the Casino. Monte Carlo which is an administrative area of the Principality of Monaco was founded in 1866. It is widely known for its casino, its prominence and the Formula One Monaco Grand Prix