Kahlil Gibran with Book, 1896. F. Holland Day. Platinum print, 16.0 x 11.8 cm. Day interested in the education of underprivileged youth throughout his life, Day funded and guided the education of the young Lebanese immigrant Kahlil Gibran, encouraging him to study William Blake’s drawings and to read Walt Whitman and Maurice Maeterlinck. Gibran, depicted here at age fourteen, developed into one of the twentieth century’s most widely read poets, best known for his 1923 book The Prophet.
Kahlil Gibran, age 14, 1896 portrait by F. Holland Day. Day was a well-to-do Bostonian whose family had a strong sense of social responsibility and the welfare of immigrants. Day funded the education of young Lebanese immigrant Gibran, encouraging him to study William Blake’s drawings and to read Walt Whitman and Maurice Maeterlinck.
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Anny-Yolande Horowitz Born on June 2, 1933 in Strasbourg. Last lived at 21, rue Rode, Bordeaux. Interned in the Lalande camp near Tours and then transferred to Drancy. From there, she, her mother Frieda, and her sister Paulette, age 7, were deported on Sept. 11, 1942 on Convoy 31. Their destination: Auschwitz-Birkenau. The Vichy Regime (July 1940-August 1944) An ugly chapter in French history.
Anny-Yolande Horowitz, born on June 2, 1933 in Strasbourg. Her mother Frieda, and her sister Paulette, age 7, were deported on Sept. 11, 1942 to Auschwitz-Birkenau.
Nepal | A Hindu holy man with streaming dreadlocks at prayer in Bodhnath. Kathmandu (Yambu) | ©National Geographic / Michael Melford
A Hindu holy man with streaming dreadlocks at prayer in Bodhnath.
An Ainu woman, one of the indigenous people of northern Japan, in traditional garments | 1890s
Male Rite of Passage in Northern Thailand questions gender perceptions. Kenneth Bamberg's series, Flowers, presents a collection of portraits of young Shan tribe boys, undergoing a male rite of passage in northern Thailand. The portraits display unique male aesthetics, shedding a bright light on the social constructs of gendered identities.
Kenneth Bamberg's Flowers is a series of portraits of young Shan tribe boys undergoing a male right of passage in northern Thailand. The ritual is called Poi Sang Long, and the boys are dressed up in bright colours and adorned with make-up to mimic the young Prince Siddhartha before he became Buddha.
Little one from Papua New Guinea (south of equator, north of Australia) Papua New Guinea is part of a great arc of mountains stretching from Asia, through Indonesia and into the South Pacific and is more than 600 islands and 800 indigenous languages.
Muria Tribesman of Central India
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Native American woman Cecilia Bearchum, a tribal elder of the Umatilla ...