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Antique panoramic view of Danzig the actual Polish city of Gdansk on the Motklawa river in XVIII century
XVIII century, ancient view of Danzig the actual Gdansk, then Prussian German city on the Motklawa river, important seaport and shipbuilding town in XVI century. In foreground merchant and man on throne.
François-René, Vicomte de Chateaubriand, portrait
Portrait of François-René, vicomte de Chateaubriand: 18th century French writer and royalist politician, founder of romanticism in French literature. The steak bearing his name was actually invented by his personal chef.
Napoleon Bonaparte, portrait
Portrait of Napoleon Bonaparte: military strategist and political leader who rose to prominence during the French revolution and went on to conquer most of continental Europe in the early 19th century, becoming Napoleon I, emperor of the French
Baroness Anne Louise Germaine de Stael-Holstein ( Madame de Stael) 1766 – 1817, portrait
Portrait of Baroness Anne Louise Germaine de Stael-Holstein: Napoleonic era French noblewoman, author, and intellectual who was one of Napoleon’s main opponents
Nicolas Léonard Sadi Carnot, portrait
Portrait of Nicolas Léonard Sadi Carnot: 19th century French military engineer and physicist, pioneer of thermodynamics and author of the first successful theory of the maximum efficiency of heat engines. His famous cycle has no wheels
Tobacco use and abuse, caricature from XVII century
17th century caricatures depicting the abuse of alcohol and tobacco. Didn’t work out.