Thursday, May 31, 2012
Memorial for Karl Liebknecht, 1919, by Kathe Kollwitz, nee Schmidt, German, 1867-1945, woodblock print. Karl Liebknecht, German, 1871-1919, revolutionary, co-founder of the Spartakist movement and the German communist party.
Friday, May 25, 2012
Captain Robert Falcon Scott and his expedition at the South Pole. From left to right, top row, Lt. Henry "Birdie" Bowers, English, 1883-1912, Capt. Robert Falcon Scott, English, 1868-1912, Dr. Edward Adrian Wilson, English, 1872-1912, bottom row, Petty Officer Edgar Evans, 1876-1912, Capt. Lawrence "Titus" Oates, English, 1880-1912. Photograph taken with a self timed camera.
Thursday, May 24, 2012
Thursday, May 17, 2012
Kim Phuc Flees a napalm attack on the village of Trang Bang, 1972, photograph by Nick Ut, born Huynh Cong Ut, American, born French Indochina, now Vietnam, 1951-. Kim Phuc, Canadian, born South Vietnam, now Vietnam, philanthropist, foundation president, 1963-.