'Equestrienne (At the Cirque Fernando)', 1888, (1952). Creator: Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
'Equestrienne (At the Cirque Fernando)', 1888, (1952). Louis Fernando, and a female perfomer riding a horse at the circus in Paris. Painting in the collection of the Art Institute of Chicago, USA. From "Henri De Toulouse-Lautrec" by Douglas Cooper. [Thames and Hudson, London, 1952]
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Ferdinand Magellan (c1480-1521), Portuguese explorer, 1904
Ferdinand Magellan (c1480-1521), Portuguese explorer. Vasco da Gama was the first European to reach India by sea. This discovery was significant as it paved the way for the Portuguese to establish a colonial empire in Asia. From Notabel Voyagers: from Columbus to Nansen by William H. G. Kingston and Henry Frith, published 1904 by George Routledge and Sons, Ltd. (Colourised black and white print).
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