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"the corner baker and his wife after they won the lottery" - Francisco de Goya

By Jingo! - The Outbreak of the Crimean War in 1854

"Where Venice sate in state"

I saw him -- in his golden prime, / Of good Haroun Alraschid

Art Deco fantasies - Sir Arthur Evans and the Palace of Knossos

"For Brutus is an honourable man"

"missionary, traveler, philanthropist" - David Livingstone's 200th birthday in 2013