Bookplate of Rudolph Valentino, was an Italian actor, and early pop icon. A sex symbol of the 1920s, Valentino was known as the "Latin by lynda
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lynda Bookplate of Rudolph Valentino, was an Italian actor, and early pop icon. A sex symbol of the 1920s, Valentino was known as the "Latin
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Rudolph Valentino (May 6, 1895 – August 23, 1926) was an Italian actor, known simply as "Valentino" and also an early pop icon. A sex symbol of the 1920s, Valentino was known as the "Latin Lover". by lowercase rach
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lowercase rach Rudolph Valentino (May 6, 1895 – August 23, 1926) was an Italian actor, known simply as "Valentino" and also an early pop icon. A sex symbol of the 1920s, Valentino was known as the "Latin Lover".
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Bookplate of Douglas Fairbanks Snr., who was an American actor, screenwriter, director and producer. He was best known for his by Wirth, L
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Wirth, L Bookplate of Douglas Fairbanks Snr., who was an American actor, screenwriter, director and producer. He was best known for his
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Bookplate of Douglas Fairbanks Jr., who was the son of Douglas Fairbanks Snr and Mary Pickford. He was an American actor and a highly by Wirth, L
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Wirth, L Bookplate of Douglas Fairbanks Jr., who was the son of Douglas Fairbanks Snr and Mary Pickford. He was an American actor and a highly
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Tragic: A giant tortoise named Lonesome George known as a symbol for the disappearing species and of the Galapagos Islands, was found dead by freida
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freida Tragic: A giant tortoise named Lonesome George known as a symbol for the disappearing species and of the Galapagos Islands, was found dead
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Jayne Mansfield was an American actress in film, theatre, and television, a nightclub entertainer, a singer, and one of the early Playboy Playmates. She was a major Hollywood sex symbol of the 1950s and early 1960s.   Born: April 19, 1933,   Died: June 29, 1967, by lara
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lara Jayne Mansfield was an American actress in film, theatre, and television, a nightclub entertainer, a singer, and one of the early Playboy Playmates. She was a major Hollywood sex symbol of the 1950s and early 1960s. Born: April 19, 1933, Died: June 29, 1967,
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Hula hooping has been a type of exercise and play from as early as 500 B.C. to the 21st century.[2] Before it was known and recognized as by justine
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justine Hula hooping has been a type of exercise and play from as early as 500 B.C. to the 21st century.[2] Before it was known and recognized as
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Born Norma Jeane Mortenson aka Marilyn Monroe: American actress, model and singer who was a major sex symbol superstar in the 1950s and early '60s.      1926-1962 by Maria Willard
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Maria Willard Born Norma Jeane Mortenson aka Marilyn Monroe: American actress, model and singer who was a major sex symbol superstar in the 1950s and early '60s. 1926-1962
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Jayne Mansfield, the sex symbol/actress of the 1950s and early 60s, was born 81 years ago today on 4-19 in 1933. She passed away tragically in 1967 from a car accident traveling to her nightclub act. She also was an early Playboy Playmate.She had 5 children including actress Mariska Hargitay. by yixuan090413
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yixuan090413 Jayne Mansfield, the sex symbol/actress of the 1950s and early 60s, was born 81 years ago today on 4-19 in 1933. She passed away tragically in 1967 from a car accident traveling to her nightclub act. She also was an early Playboy Playmate.She had 5 children including actress Mariska Hargitay.
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The griffin, griffon, or gryphon (Greek: γρύφων, grýphōn, or γρύπων, grýpōn, early form γρύψ, grýps; Latin: gryphus) is a legendary creature with the body of a lion and the head and wings of an eagle. As the lion was traditionally considered the king of the beasts and the eagle was the king of the birds, the griffin was thought to be an especially powerful and majestic creature. by lucile
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lucile The griffin, griffon, or gryphon (Greek: γρύφων, grýphōn, or γρύπων, grýpōn, early form γρύψ, grýps; Latin: gryphus) is a legendary creature with the body of a lion and the head and wings of an eagle. As the lion was traditionally considered the king of the beasts and the eagle was the king of the birds, the griffin was thought to be an especially powerful and majestic creature.
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THE ORIGINAL SHREK. Maurice Tillet (1903-1954) a French wrestler with acromegaly known as The French Angel. He spoke 14 languages and was also a poet and actor. "Perfect example of 'Never judge a book by its cover'.". by patrica
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patrica THE ORIGINAL SHREK. Maurice Tillet (1903-1954) a French wrestler with acromegaly known as The French Angel. He spoke 14 languages and was also a poet and actor. "Perfect example of 'Never judge a book by its cover'.".
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Leslie Howard (3 April 1893 – 1 June 1943) was an English stage and film actor, director, and producer whose career began in 1920.  The1920′s, 30′s and early 40′s saw him star in such classics as ‘Gone with the Wind’, ‘Pygmalian’, ‘Romeo and Juliet (1936)’ and  ‘The Petrified Forest’. During his illustrious career he shared the silver screen with the likes of Bette Davies, Vivien Leigh, and Humphrey Bogart to name but a few. by maxine
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maxine Leslie Howard (3 April 1893 – 1 June 1943) was an English stage and film actor, director, and producer whose career began in 1920. The1920′s, 30′s and early 40′s saw him star in such classics as ‘Gone with the Wind’, ‘Pygmalian’, ‘Romeo and Juliet (1936)’ and ‘The Petrified Forest’. During his illustrious career he shared the silver screen with the likes of Bette Davies, Vivien Leigh, and Humphrey Bogart to name but a few.
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A bold, mesmerizing novel about the woman known as “Typhoid Mary,” the first known healthy carrier of typhoid fever in the early twentieth century—by an award-winning writer chosen as one of “5 Under 35” by the National Book Foundation. Mary Mallon was a courageous, headstrong Irish immigrant woman who bravely came to America alone, fought hard to climb up from the lowest rung of the domestic service ladder, and discovered in herself an uncanny, and coveted, talent for cooking. Working i by verna
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verna A bold, mesmerizing novel about the woman known as “Typhoid Mary,” the first known healthy carrier of typhoid fever in the early twentieth century—by an award-winning writer chosen as one of “5 Under 35” by the National Book Foundation. Mary Mallon was a courageous, headstrong Irish immigrant woman who bravely came to America alone, fought hard to climb up from the lowest rung of the domestic service ladder, and discovered in herself an uncanny, and coveted, talent for cooking. Working i
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Nov. 4th. 2008 ~ "I love this thing," Ron Pook said as he sold lot 68, a vibrant Southeastern Pennsylvania watercolor fraktur bookplate dating from the early Nineteenth Century. It measures 2¾ by 4½ inches and depicts a dog chasing four birds. It had a presale estimate of $3/4,000, and apparently it was loved by others, as it sold for $25,740 by opal
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opal Nov. 4th. 2008 ~ "I love this thing," Ron Pook said as he sold lot 68, a vibrant Southeastern Pennsylvania watercolor fraktur bookplate dating from the early Nineteenth Century. It measures 2¾ by 4½ inches and depicts a dog chasing four birds. It had a presale estimate of $3/4,000, and apparently it was loved by others, as it sold for $25,740
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Lawren Harris  Lawren Stewart Harris, CC was a Canadian painter. He was born in Brantford, Ontario and is best known as a member the Group of Seven who pioneered a distinctly Canadian painting style in the early twentieth century. Wikipedia by lila
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lila Lawren Harris Lawren Stewart Harris, CC was a Canadian painter. He was born in Brantford, Ontario and is best known as a member the Group of Seven who pioneered a distinctly Canadian painting style in the early twentieth century. Wikipedia
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artist Lucio Fontana 1899 – 7 September 1968) was an Italian painter, sculptor and theorist of Argentine birth.[1] He was mostly known as the founder of Spatialism and his ties to Arte Povera. by yolanda
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yolanda artist Lucio Fontana 1899 – 7 September 1968) was an Italian painter, sculptor and theorist of Argentine birth.[1] He was mostly known as the founder of Spatialism and his ties to Arte Povera.
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Arthur Shawcross was an American serial killer known as The Genesee River Killer in Rochester, New York. He claimed most of his victims after being paroled early following a conviction in the manslaughter of two children. by ronda
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ronda Arthur Shawcross was an American serial killer known as The Genesee River Killer in Rochester, New York. He claimed most of his victims after being paroled early following a conviction in the manslaughter of two children.
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Ralph Hepburn was one of the great motorcycle racers of the 1910s and early 1920s by carter flynn
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carter flynn Ralph Hepburn was one of the great motorcycle racers of the 1910s and early 1920s
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In March 1831, the Mexican Army loaned a small cannon to the colony of San Antonio. It was then transported to Gonzales, Texas. At the minor skirmish known as the Battle of Gonzales—the first battle of the Texas Revolution against Mexico—a small group of Texans successfully resisted the Mexican forces who had orders to seize their cannon. As a symbol of defiance, the Texans had fashioned a flag with a black star and an image of the cannon which by nellie
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nellie In March 1831, the Mexican Army loaned a small cannon to the colony of San Antonio. It was then transported to Gonzales, Texas. At the minor skirmish known as the Battle of Gonzales—the first battle of the Texas Revolution against Mexico—a small group of Texans successfully resisted the Mexican forces who had orders to seize their cannon. As a symbol of defiance, the Texans had fashioned a flag with a black star and an image of the cannon which
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PEOPLE ¥ Maurice Tillet  (1903 – August 4, 1954)  a French wrestler with acromegaly known as The French Angel. He spoke 14 languages and was also a poet and actor. "Perfect example of 'Never judge a book by its cover'."...he was also used as the inspiration for the movie Shrek. by julekinz
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julekinz PEOPLE ¥ Maurice Tillet (1903 – August 4, 1954) a French wrestler with acromegaly known as The French Angel. He spoke 14 languages and was also a poet and actor. "Perfect example of 'Never judge a book by its cover'."...he was also used as the inspiration for the movie Shrek.
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BLOOD AND SAND COCKTAIL  This essential scotch cocktail, created in London in the 1920s, was named for the 1922 film starring Rudolph Valentino. It combines scotch, Cherry Heering, vermouth, and orange juice for a smoky-sweet effect. Pour the cocktail into a highball glass, and top off with more juice if you wish to serve the drink at brunch. by edwina
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edwina BLOOD AND SAND COCKTAIL This essential scotch cocktail, created in London in the 1920s, was named for the 1922 film starring Rudolph Valentino. It combines scotch, Cherry Heering, vermouth, and orange juice for a smoky-sweet effect. Pour the cocktail into a highball glass, and top off with more juice if you wish to serve the drink at brunch.
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I used to work at a restaurant in college that was kind of known for it's salad dressing. Weird but so totally true. Store bought Italian Dressing and French Dressing (standard restaurant fare), homemade Ranch Dressing and finally, the piste de resistance if you will, what was known in our parts as by lelia
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lelia I used to work at a restaurant in college that was kind of known for it's salad dressing. Weird but so totally true. Store bought Italian Dressing and French Dressing (standard restaurant fare), homemade Ranch Dressing and finally, the piste de resistance if you will, what was known in our parts as
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Bookplate of Edgar Rice Burroughs, an American author, best known for his creation of the jungle hero Tarzan and the heroic Mars adventurer by bridgette.jons
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bridgette.jons Bookplate of Edgar Rice Burroughs, an American author, best known for his creation of the jungle hero Tarzan and the heroic Mars adventurer
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Torrone Italian nougat candy ..."At a wedding celebration in Cremona, Italy in 1441, a delicious sweet made of nuts, honey and egg whites was featured. It was fashioned in the shape of the famous tower of Cremona known as "Torrione" ...hence the name torrone." by Nuna x
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Nuna x Torrone Italian nougat candy ..."At a wedding celebration in Cremona, Italy in 1441, a delicious sweet made of nuts, honey and egg whites was featured. It was fashioned in the shape of the famous tower of Cremona known as "Torrione" ...hence the name torrone."
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