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Staglieno Cemetery; Genoa Italy

How some women use their power. Jane Addams created Hull House in Chicago, the first "settlement house" to aid immigrants and poor people in the metropolis. She won the Nobel Peace Prize and sparked the profession of social work.

jkblick - Reformers

Tomb of Shakespeare, Holy Trinity Church, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, UK Shakespeare's tomb lies in the chancel, a privileged position bestowed upon him when he became a lay rector in 1605. Alongside his grave are those of his widow Anne and other members of his family

Tomb of Shakespeare

A beautiful haunting photo of Marilyn Monroe from her last photoshoot by Bert Stern, she looks so sad.

Strike A Vintage Pose With VOGUE

Offering bearers from the tomb of Djehuty who was Overseer of Treasury and of Works during the 18th Dynasty reign of Hatshepsut.

1565: silver 1/3 ryal issued during the ill-fated marriage of Mary Queen of Scots and Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley

Potnia Theron (Mistress of animals) minoan goddess Chieti,Museo della Civitella

Elizabeth Kaʻahumanu (c. 1768 – June 5, 1832) was queen regent of the Kingdom of Hawaiʻi and a wife of Kamehameha I. She was the king's favorite wife and also the most politically powerful, and continued to wield considerable power in the kingdom as the Kuhina Nui during the reigns of his first two successors.

Kaʻahumanu - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Late 1700s, early 1800s fashion plate

Fashion of the Georgian Period: Evening Dresses

The luckenbooth brooch is a traditional Scottish love token:[1] often given as a betrothal or wedding brooch

Some of the most common Roman coins, including the gold aureus, silver denarius and brass sestertius.

Roman Coins (Illustration) -- Ancient History Encyclopedia

16th century wedding gown. Green was the preferred color for 15th-16th century wedding gowns because it was thought to be a symbol of fertility

16th Century Wedding Dress

Gold bracteate with runes. The runic inscription does not form a reasonable sentence. Dated to Late Scandinavian Iron Age (AD 400-1050).Uppåkra, Sweden. (Photography by Bengt Almgren, LUHM)

Anne Boleyn's grave marker; 'in the chapel of St Peter-ad-Vincula within the Tower of London'

Illustration of mining by Robinet Testard, late 15th century

14th-15th Century - Research Dumping Grounds

Empress Marie Feodorovna of Russia wearing Imperial court dress and the Order of St. Catherine. 1885.

Empress Marie Feodorovna of Russia wearing... - Long Live Royalty

Miniature of Lady Jane Grey

Lady Margaret Beaufort, mother of Henry VII, grandmother of Henry VIII, Margaret, and Mary Tudor

Flickriver: Photoset 'Tudor and Stuart-era People' by lisby1

Pharaoh Seti I and Goddess Hathor (19th Dynasty)

The Young Queen Lady Jane Grey Preparing For Her Execution Artist: Alec C. Ball (1830-1898)

Silver statue of a royal woman (rear view) with the cartouches of Necho II on her arms, Egypt, 610–595 BC

'Lost' portrait of Anne of Cleves

A trefoil raven braccate from the 6th century. Ravens are the messenger birds of Odin. This pattern emulates the threefold weaving of the Valknot.

The Six Wives of Henry VIII

Mode années 1550

Le costume historique