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Background imageDesk Collection: The Letter, 20th century. Artist: Rex Whistler

The Letter, 20th century. Artist: Rex Whistler
The Letter, 20th century. From The Studio Volume 120 [The Studio Ltd. London & New York, 1940]

Background imageDesk Collection: Reading Room of the Great Library at the British Museum seen from the Entrance, c1935

Reading Room of the Great Library at the British Museum seen from the Entrance, c1935. The circular Reading Room of the British Museum in central London was designed by Sydney Smirke (1798-1877)

Background imageDesk Collection: The Tax Collectors, 1520s. Artist: Massys, Quentin (1466?1530)

The Tax Collectors, 1520s. Artist: Massys, Quentin (1466?1530)
The Tax Collectors, 1520s. Found in the collection of the Liechtenstein Museum

Background imageDesk Collection: Desk and Bookcase, 1893. Creator: Ladislaus Zdzieblowski

Desk and Bookcase, 1893. Creator: Ladislaus Zdzieblowski
Desk and Bookcase, 1893. Decorative carved roof, and panels with portraits

Background imageDesk Collection: The Writing Desk, 1915. Creator: Frederick Childe Hassam

The Writing Desk, 1915. Creator: Frederick Childe Hassam
The Writing Desk, 1915

Background imageDesk Collection: Police Bacteriological Laboratory, 1914

Police Bacteriological Laboratory, 1914. From The Beautiful Rio De Janeiro by Alured Gray Bell. [William Heinemann, London, 1914]

Background imageDesk Collection: Mr Sandow Attending To His Days Correspondence, c1898

Mr Sandow Attending To His Days Correspondence, c1898. Eugen Sandow (1867-1925) was a German pioneering bodybuilder known as the father of modern bodybuilding

Background imageDesk Collection: ReneDescartes. Creator: Unknown

ReneDescartes. Creator: Unknown
Rene Descartes

Background imageDesk Collection: Sir Truby King, C.M.G. c1935. Creator: Mary Tripe

Sir Truby King, C.M.G. c1935. Creator: Mary Tripe
Sir Truby King, C.M.G. c1935

Background imageDesk Collection: F.B. Sayre, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

F.B. Sayre, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
F.B. Sayre, between c1910 and c1915. Shows professor and U.S. government official Francis Bowes Sayre (1885-1972) who married President Woodrow Wilson's daughter

Background imageDesk Collection: Tom Davis, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Tom Davis, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Tom Davis, between c1910 and c1915

Background imageDesk Collection: Sec'y Daniels - 5 mins. After sending blockade order to Adm. Fletcher, 1914

Sec'y Daniels - 5 mins. After sending blockade order to Adm. Fletcher, 1914. Creator: Bain News Service
Sec'y Daniels - 5 mins. After sending blockade order to Adm. Fletcher, 1914. Shows Josephus Daniels (1862-1948) who served as Secretary of the Navy in World War I

Background imageDesk Collection: Paul Jacquier, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Paul Jacquier, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Paul Jacquier, between c1910 and c1915

Background imageDesk Collection: Gen. Rodriguez, 1914. Creator: Bain News Service

Gen. Rodriguez, 1914. Creator: Bain News Service
Gen. Rodriguez, 1914

Background imageDesk Collection: Roof Garden, Lenox Hill Settlement, between c1915 and c1920. Creator: Bain News Service

Roof Garden, Lenox Hill Settlement, between c1915 and c1920. Creator: Bain News Service
Roof Garden, Lenox Hill Settlement, between c1915 and c1920

Background imageDesk Collection: Duke of Sutherland, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Duke of Sutherland, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Duke of Sutherland, between c1910 and c1915. Shows George Granville Sutherland-Leveson-Gower, 5th Duke of Sutherland, (1888-1963), who was a British Conservative politician

Background imageDesk Collection: Frank Moss, 1913. Creator: Bain News Service

Frank Moss, 1913. Creator: Bain News Service
Frank Moss, 1913. Shows Frank Moss (ca. 1860-1920) of New York City, assistant district attorney, and president of the Board of Police Commissioners

Background imageDesk Collection: Maj. R.H. Sylvester, between c1910 and c1915. Creators: Bain News Service, George Graham Bain

Maj. R.H. Sylvester, between c1910 and c1915. Creators: Bain News Service, George Graham Bain
Maj. R.H. Sylvester, between c1910 and c1915. Shows Richard H. Sylvester (1860-1930) who was the Chief of Police of Washington, D.C. from 1898 to 1915

Background imageDesk Collection: R.L. Henry, between c1910 and c1915. Creators: Bain News Service, George Graham Bain

R.L. Henry, between c1910 and c1915. Creators: Bain News Service, George Graham Bain
R.L. Henry, between c1910 and c1915. Shows Texas congressman Robert Lee Henry (1864-1931)

Background imageDesk Collection: Genevieve Clark, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Genevieve Clark, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Genevieve Clark, between c1910 and c1915

Background imageDesk Collection: H. Snowden Marshall, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

H. Snowden Marshall, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
H. Snowden Marshall, between c1910 and c1915. Shows Hudson Snowden Marshall (1870-1931), US District Attorney for New York's Southern District from 1913-1917

Background imageDesk Collection: Frank L. Polk, between c1910 and c1915. Creators: Bain News Service, George Graham Bain

Frank L. Polk, between c1910 and c1915. Creators: Bain News Service, George Graham Bain
Frank L. Polk, between c1910 and c1915

Background imageDesk Collection: Senator Brady, 1913. Creators: Bain News Service, George Graham Bain

Senator Brady, 1913. Creators: Bain News Service, George Graham Bain
Senator Brady, 1913. Shows Senator James Henry Brady (1862-1918) of Idaho, who served from 1913-1918

Background imageDesk Collection: Judge Robt Luce, between c1910 and c1915. Creators: Bain News Service, George Graham Bain

Judge Robt Luce, between c1910 and c1915. Creators: Bain News Service, George Graham Bain, Robert Luce
Judge Robt Luce, between c1910 and c1915

Background imageDesk Collection: John B. Foster, between c1910 and c1915. Creators: Bain News Service, George Graham Bain

John B. Foster, between c1910 and c1915. Creators: Bain News Service, George Graham Bain
John B. Foster, between c1910 and c1915. Shows John Buckingham Foster (1863-1941) seated at a desk with a telephone

Background imageDesk Collection: John L. Stevens, between c1910 and c1915. Creators: Bain News Service, George Graham Bain

John L. Stevens, between c1910 and c1915. Creators: Bain News Service, George Graham Bain
John L. Stevens, between c1910 and c1915. Shows judge John Loomis Stevens, candidate for governor of Iowa in 1912

Background imageDesk Collection: Owen Johnson, between c1910 and c1915. Creators: Bain News Service, George Graham Bain

Owen Johnson, between c1910 and c1915. Creators: Bain News Service, George Graham Bain
Owen Johnson, between c1910 and c1915. Shows writer Owen McMahon Johnson (1878-1952)

Background imageDesk Collection: T.L. Masson, 1914. Creator: Bain News Service

T.L. Masson, 1914. Creator: Bain News Service
T.L. Masson, 1914. Shows humorist and writer Thomas Lansing Masson (1866-1934) who was editor of Life Magazine

Background imageDesk Collection: Robert Adamson, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Robert Adamson, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Robert Adamson, between c1910 and c1915

Background imageDesk Collection: Robert Adamson and Jos. Johnson, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Robert Adamson and Jos. Johnson, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Robert Adamson and Jos. Johnson, between c1910 and c1915

Background imageDesk Collection: O. Barlow Willmarth, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

O. Barlow Willmarth, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
O. Barlow Willmarth, between c1910 and c1915

Background imageDesk Collection: St. Clair McKelway, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

St. Clair McKelway, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
St. Clair McKelway, between c1910 and c1915

Background imageDesk Collection: W.D. Embree, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

W.D. Embree, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
W.D. Embree, between c1910 and c1915. Shows attorney William D. Embree who was Assistant District Attorney in New York City

Background imageDesk Collection: Secretary Tierney and Governor Glynn, 1913 or 1914. Creator: Bain News Service

Secretary Tierney and Governor Glynn, 1913 or 1914. Creator: Bain News Service
Secratary Tierney and Governor Glynn, 1913 or 1914. Shows Martin Henry Glynn (1871-1924), governor of New York from 1913 to 1914 with his secretary Frank Tierney

Background imageDesk Collection: Mexican soldier -- 16 yrs. old, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Mexican soldier -- 16 yrs. old, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Mexican soldier -- 16 yrs. old, between c1910 and c1915. Shows a child soldier with a man at a desk, Mexico

Background imageDesk Collection: Gov. Glynn in office, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Gov. Glynn in office, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Gov. Glynn in office, between c1910 and c1915

Background imageDesk Collection: Governor Glynn and Frank Tierney, 1913. Creator: Bain News Service

Governor Glynn and Frank Tierney, 1913. Creator: Bain News Service
Governor Glynn and Frank Tierney, 1913. Shows Martin Henry Glynn (1871-1924), governor of New York from 1913 to 1914 with his secretary, Frank Tierney

Background imageDesk Collection: Jean Henri Fabre, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Jean Henri Fabre, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Jean Henri Fabre, between c1910 and c1915

Background imageDesk Collection: J.A. Heydler, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

J.A. Heydler, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
J.A. Heydler, between c1910 and c1915

Background imageDesk Collection: F.B. Sayre, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

F.B. Sayre, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
F.B. Sayre, between c1910 and c1915. Shows professor and U.S. government official Francis Bowes Sayre (1885-1972) who married President Woodrow Wilson's daughter

Background imageDesk Collection: Douglas McKay, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Douglas McKay, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Douglas McKay, between c1910 and c1915

Background imageDesk Collection: Chester Platt, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Chester Platt, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Chester Platt, between c1910 and c1915

Background imageDesk Collection: Judge Kenesaw Mountain Landis, Baseball Commissioner (baseball), between c1915 and c1920

Judge Kenesaw Mountain Landis, Baseball Commissioner (baseball), between c1915 and c1920. Creator: Bain News Service
Judge Kenesaw Mountain Landis, Baseball Commissioner (baseball), between c1915 and c1920

Background imageDesk Collection: Tito Schipa, between c1915 and c1920. Creator: Bain News Service

Tito Schipa, between c1915 and c1920. Creator: Bain News Service
Tito Schipa, between c1915 and c1920. Shows Italian tenor opera singer Tito Schipa (born Raffaele Attilio Amedeo Schipa) (1888-1965)

Background imageDesk Collection: Ernestine Schumann-Heink, between c1915 and c1920. Creator: Bain News Service

Ernestine Schumann-Heink, between c1915 and c1920. Creator: Bain News Service
Ernestine Schumann-Heink, between c1915 and c1920. Shows German American opera singer Ernestine (Ro¨ssler) Schumann-Heink (1861-1936)

Background imageDesk Collection: Roscoe Conkling, between c1915 and c1920. Creator: Bain News Service

Roscoe Conkling, between c1915 and c1920. Creator: Bain News Service
Roscoe Conkling, between c1915 and c1920. Shows Deputy Attorney General Roscoe Conkling who worked on preparing the New York City draft boards in 1917 during World War I

Background imageDesk Collection: Monsignore De Mérode, lately the Pope's Minister of War, 1865. Creator: Unknown

Monsignore De Mérode, lately the Pope's Minister of War, 1865. Creator: Unknown
Monsignore De Merode, lately the Pope's Minister of War, 1865. 'The dismissal, or retirement...of the late Minister of War at Rome

Background imageDesk Collection: Mrs. J.F. Yawger, between c1915 and c1920. Creator: Bain News Service

Mrs. J.F. Yawger, between c1915 and c1920. Creator: Bain News Service
Mrs. J.F. Yawger, between c1915 and c1920. Shows Mrs. John Francis Yawger, president of the New York City Federation of Women's Clubs



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