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Two Gentlemen, London, 1904 The blurring of the carriage on the street suggests that the photographer used a tripod for his camera, yet somehow escaped notice for this candid shot.

“Don’t you think I was made for you? I feel like you had me ordered—and I was delivered to you—to be worn. I want you to wear me, like a watch-charm or a buttonhole bouquet.” — Zelda Fitzgerald, in a letter to F. Scott Fitzgerald ( photo London 1904) {Kathleen*}

The face of African slavery in Qajar Iran – in pictures

Slaves who were not eunuchs were sometimes assigned to the armies of the Qajar elites. The 14 pictured here belonged to Qajar prince Zell-e-Soltan, Ghameshlou, Isfahan, 1904.

Sir (Francis) Leopold McClintock, 1859 (Stephen Pearce) (1819-1904) National Portrait Gallery, London NPG 1211

Sir James Clark Ross, 1850 (Stephen Pearce) (1819-1904) National Portrait Gallery, London NPG 913

George Douglas Campbell, 8th Duke of Argyll, ca. 1860 (George Frederic Watts) (1817-1904) National Portrait Gallery, London NPG 1263