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Kinder statue

My destination - the Kindertransport statue in Hope Square, Liverpool Street Station, London

Henry Viii's Court Jester Will Somers(, cocked hat, false chain and fur top. This showing how much status he had) Will actually lived to 1560 a grand old age and was inherited to Edward, Mary and Elizabeth’s court. He finally worked with her favorite jester, Jane the fool.

Henry VIII's Court Jester Will Somers. Will actually lived to a grand old age and was inherited by Edward, Mary and Elizabeth’s court. He finally worked with her favorite jester, Jane the Fool.

Vienna, Austria, 1938, Jewish men in traditional dress, photographed by a German propaganda photographer.

Vienna, Austria, Jewish men in traditional dress, photographed by a German propaganda photographer.

Jack and Jill

The History and Origins of Nursery Rhymes in Britain

En la sierra de Atapuerca vivieron los ancestros de los neandertales

Oldest Human DNA Reveals Mysterious Branch of Humanity- oldest known human DNA found yet reveals human evolution was even more confusing than before thought, researchers say.

Eleanor Roosevelt statue at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum in Hyde Park

Eleanor Roosevelt statue at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum in Hyde Park to their -knits and kits- postboard via the Juxtapost bookmarklet.

Cathay Williams

Only Known Female Buffalo Soldier  On Nov. 15, 1866, she enlisted in the 38th Infantry, Company A as William Cathay, a man. She performed regular duties that others in the company did such as working garrison duty or guarding railroads. In an article about her in the St. Louis Times, Williams was described as ”tall and powerfully built.“

Cathay Williams (September 1844 - was an American soldier. She is the first African American female to enlist & the only documented to serve in the United States Army posing as a man under the pseudonym, William Cathay.

Wellington Arch, Hyde Park Corner, London, UK - The sculpture depicts Nike, the Winged Goddess of Victory, descending on the chariot of war. The statue is the largest bronze sculpture in Europe. - by soulman53

Wellington Arch, Hyde Park Corner, London - The sculpture depicts Nike, the Winged Goddess of Victory, descending on the chariot of war. The statue is the largest bronze sculpture in Europe.

Suffragette monument, Centennial Park, Nashville, TN

Suffragette monument, Centennial Park, Nashville, TN

12 Common History Myths, Debunked. These will really make you think.

12 Common History Myths, Debunked

12 Common History Myths, Debunked (I surprised that people believed some of these in the first place.

Suffragette monument, Centennial Park, Nashville, TN

Suffragette monument, Centennial Park, Nashville, TN

The death of Queen Elizabeth 1st : Paul Delaroche (1828)

The death of Queen Elizabeth I

MAJOR WILLIAM WILLIAMS, 14TH U.S. INFANTRY, New London, Conn. back mark with period ink three line identification, “William Williams/Major 2nd Battalion/14th US Infantry.” Williams had served in the Mexican War and enlisted in the 3rd Pennsylvania Infantry before being commissioned major in the war and raising the 14th Infantry in May 1861. He resigned in June 1863. The 14th US was part of Sykes’ Regular Brigade, 5th Corps and engaged in heavy fighting during the summer of 1862

MAJOR WILLIAM WILLIAMS, 14TH U.S. INFANTRY, New London, Conn. back mark with period ink three line identification, “William Williams/Major 2nd Battalion/14th US Infantry.” Williams had served in the Mexican War and enlisted in the 3rd Pennsylvania Infantry before being commissioned major in the war and raising the 14th Infantry in May 1861. He resigned in June 1863. The 14th US was part of Sykes’ Regular Brigade, 5th Corps and engaged in heavy fighting during the summer of 1862

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