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Facial composite of Mozart, circa 1777, created by the German Federal Criminal Police Office from four contemporary portait paintings.

Female Captain in Medical Services of the Soviet army, 1945. A woman such as this one saved one of my aunt's life as a child. She also shot dead two of her own who raped a local woman and warned the rest the same awaited them if anyone else touched a single girl or woman in the village or anywhere else.

ca. 1870, [Tintype portrait of (Francis) Jefferson Coates, who lost both eyes at Gettysburg and was subsequently awarded the Medal of Honor and the rank of Brevet Captain]

Thomas Burt MP, the first working class man elected to Parliament, as MP for Morpeth in 1874.

Rare vintage photograph of an onna-bugeisha, one of the female warriors of the upper social classes in feudal Japan

Archduke Wilhelm of Austria. Teschen, also known as “The red prince” He was the youngest son of archduke Karl Stephan of Austria Teschen and wife, Maria Theresa, pss of Tuscany. He was cousin of King Alfonso XIII of Spain and Crownprince Rupprecht of Bavaria (By father side) .

Princess Gisela of Bavaria, daughter of Emperor Franz Joseph of Austria-Hungary.

This is one of the earliest known photographs of a human. A self portrait taken in 1839, it shows a young Robert Cornelius (1809-1893) standing outside his family’s lamp-making shop in Philadelphia. Cornelius was an American of Dutch descent whose knowledge of metallurgical chemistry was to help in perfecting the process of silver-plating, then employed in the production of daguerreotypes. It had previously been assumed that the time necessary for a photograph to be exposed was simply t...