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The Gallic Chief

The Gallic Chief

Gaulois.CARPEAUX Jean-Baptiste (1827 - 1875) Gaulois.DUBOIS Henri Alfred (1859 - 1943) Gallic leader.FREMIET Emmanuel (1824 - 1910) Close Title: Gaulois.Author: CARPEAUX Jean-Baptiste (1827 - 1875) Date represented: Dimensions : Height 5.5 - Width 10 Technique and other indications: Black ink Sketchbook.

Temple of the Frescoes, Tulum

Temple of the Frescoes, Tulum

The Temple of the Frescoes, Tulum, Mexico. 12-15th century CE.

Battle of Crecy

Battle of Crecy

During the Hundred Years War, King Edward III’s English army annihilates a French force under King Philip VI at the Battle of Crecy in Normandy. The battle, which saw an early use of the deadly longbow by the English, is regarded as one of the most decisive in history.On July 12, 1346, Edward landed an invasion force of about 14,000 men on the coast of Normandy.

The White Lady of Kinsale: A Haunting Irish Tale of True Love Ending in Sorrow

The White Lady of Kinsale: A Haunting Irish Tale of True Love Ending in Sorrow

The White Lady of Kinsale is a famous Irish ghost story. The tragic tale takes place in Charles Fort, where people have seen the phantom of a young bride wandering the site where she and her beloved met their fate.

Denizens of Valhalla and the Transient Afterlife of Norse Myth

Denizens of Valhalla and the Transient Afterlife of Norse Myth

The ancient Norse were one of the few cultures to create a mythology that did not necessarily promise eternal life of any kind for the souls of the deceased. The world was believed to be heading towards a final destruction called Ragnarok when the gods and their enemies alike would perish in a cosmic battle

Lt Harold T Bartlett piloting Curtiss Model E, 1911

Lt Harold T Bartlett piloting Curtiss Model E, 1911

Lt Harold T Bartlett piloting Curtiss Model E, 1911 Here we see Lt Harold T Bartlett at the controls of a Curtiss Model E (sometimes called the Curtiss A Type in US Navy service as the first four were given the serial numbers A-1 to A-4), during 1911. Bartlett went on to win the Navy Cross in 1918 and became an important early advocate of Naval Aviation after the First World War.