Saturday, June 28, 2014
Portrait of Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg, pre-1910, artist unknown. Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg, born Sophie Maria Josephine Albina, Countess of Chotek of Chotkov and Wognin, Bohemian, Austria-Hungary, now Czech Republic, 1868-June 28, 1914. Assassinated. Pastel on paper.
Portrait of Franz Ferdinand, Grand Duke of Austria, by Wilhelm Vita, Austrian, (Austria-Hungary) 1846- 1919. Grand Duke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, heir to the Throne of Austria-Hungary, 1863-June 28, 1914. Assassinated. Oil on canvas.
Gavrilo Princip (center) under arrest, 1914, from a newspaper, photographer unknown. Gavrilo Princip, Bosnian Serb, 1894-1918. assassin of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg.
Friday, June 20, 2014
Sunday, June 15, 2014
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Le Coultre Compass Subminiture Camera, 1938, English, manufactured by Jaeger. Designed by Noel Pemberton Billing, English, inventor, aviator, publisher, businessman, politician.