'Ulrich Von Hutten, 1516', (1936). Creator: Unknown
'Ulrich Von Hutten, 1516', (1936). 'Ulrich von Hutten at Viterbo in the battle with five Frenchmen, who mocked Maximilian'. German scholar, poet and satirist Ulrich von Hutten (1488-1523), was the leader of the Imperial Knights of the Holy Roman Empire, a follower of Martin Luther and a Protestant reformer. He is depicted fighting French nobles at an inn in Viterbo, Italy, after they mocked Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I. From "Bilder Deutscher Geschichte", (Pictures of German History), No.12, cigarette card album. [Cigaretten-Bilderdienst, Altona-Bahrenfeld, Hamburg, Germany, 1936]
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'The Fight at Paardeberg', 1900 . Artist: Unknown
'The Fight at Paardeberg', 1900. Scene from the Second Anglo-Boer War (1899-1902) fought in what is now South Africa, between Great Britain and the independent Boer republics of the Orange Free State and the South African Republic (known as as the Transvaal by the British). The Boer general Piet Cronje (1835-1911) surrendered to Lord Roberts, the British commander-in-chief in South Africa, on 27 February 1900 after the Battle of Paardeberg. From Coloured Lantern Slides. Junior Lecturers' Series. The Boer War of 1900: Chapter IV -- Cronje and Bloemfontein. [W. Butcher and Sons, London, 1900]
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Mosaic from the 'House of the Gladiators'
Mosaic from the 'House of the Gladiators'. Two gladiators enganged in a practice bout with blunt weapons. Above their heads are their names in Greek, Hellenikos and Margarites. The composition was probably commissioned after the gladiatorial games which took place in the Kourion theatre during the 3rd C AD. Country of Origin: Cyprus. Culture: Roman. Place of Origin: Kourion. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ Edgar Knobloch. Location: 08.
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