Edwardian era
The Edwardian era or Edwardian period in the United Kingdom is the period covering the reign of King Edward VII, 1901 to 1910, and is sometimes extended beyond Edward's death to include years leading ...
Edwardian era - Wikipedia
Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows Chess Scene
The third chess scene from Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011).
The Exotic Dancer Who Became WWI’s Most Notorious Spy
Exotic, alluring and endlessly mysterious, the dancer known as Mata Hari took Europe by storm in the early 20th century with her risqué, Asian-influenced striptease routines.
This "Red Zone" In France, Is So Dangerous, 100 Years After WWI It Is Still A No-Go Area
The Zone Rouge (Red Zone) is a region in Verdun, France spanning some 460 square miles of mostly virgin forest – at least on the…
What Was The Royal African Company?
In 1619, some 20 Africans arrived at Jamestown, Virginia, where they were purchased from Dutch privateers to aid in the English colony’s luc...
Would You Board The Titanic II? An Eerily Similar Replica Of The Doomed Ship Will Set Sail In 2018
Would you feel comfortable boarding the Titanic II? A lavish but eerily similar replica of the doomed ship is expected to set sail in 2018. Staying true to its namesake, the Titanic II will feature Tu...
Alphonse Mucha - 27 Artworks, Bio & Shows on Artsy
Find the latest shows, biography, and artworks for sale by Alphonse Mucha. Alphonse Mucha is synonymous with Art Nouveau, a style of fine art, decorative art, and architecture that broke with the...
The Red Baron - Separating Truth From Fiction
During World War I a scarlet triplane terrorized the skies over France. This image is one that many people conjure when they think of Manfred von Richthofen, or the Red Baron. Today, a similar triplan...
Eight Things You May Not Know About Picasso
Pablo Picasso died on April 8, 1973, having become arguably the most famous artist of the 20th century. His productivity was unmatched, with tens of thousands of works to his name, including groundbre...
Jeremy Corbyn’s dangerous appeal
The Washington Post - The policies of the British opposition party’s new leader are not based in reality.
WWI: The Tragic Moment A Man Was Ordered To Kill His Best Friend
Private Jimmy Smith joined the British army to fight and protect his country. But after fighting gallantly at Gallipoli Campaign in 1915 and the Battle of the Somme during the First World War, his own...
Picasso Painting Sells For A Record $179 Million
Pablo Picasso would be a happy man if he were alive today. A painting by the iconic abstract artist sold for a record $179,365,000 at an auction Monday in New York, a Christie's spokesperson said. The...
8 Things You May Not Know About The Gallipoli Campaign
On April 25, 1915, British-led troops poured onto the Ottoman Empire’s Gallipoli Peninsula in what was then the largest amphibious assault ever attempted. The plan, thought up once World War I’s Weste...
World War I in Photos
One hundred years ago, in the summer of 1914, a series of events set off an unprecedented global conflict that ultimately claimed the lives of more than 16 million people, dramatically redrew the maps...
100th Anniversary of the Sinking of the Titanic
A plethora of memorials and events are planned around the 100th anniversary of the sinking of Titanic, which struck an iceberg on April 15, 1912. There are Titanic cruises that will follow the path of...
Will This Massive Airship Be the Next Way We Travel?
Will your next flying trip be more like going on a luxurious cruise? Aeros, a modern day airship company, is in the midst of testing their gigantic new Aer
1900s in fashion
Fashion in the period 1900–1909 in European and European-influenced countries continued the long elegant lines of the 1890s. Tall, stiff collars characterize the period, as do women's broad hats and ...
1900s in fashion - Wikipedia
Edwardian architecture
Edwardian architecture is the style popular during King Edward VII of the United Kingdom's reign; he reigned from 1901 to 1910, but the architecture style is generally considered to be indicative of t...
Edwardian architecture - Wikipedia
Glasgow School
The Glasgow School was a circle of influential modern artists and designers who began to coalesce in Glasgow, Scotland in the 1870s, and flourished from the 1890s to sometime around 1910. Representati...
Glasgow School - Wikipedia
RMS Lusitania
RMS Lusitania was a British ocean liner, holder of the Blue Riband, and briefly the world's largest passenger ship. She was launched by the Cunard Line in 1906, at a time of fierce competition for the...
RMS Lusitania - Wikipedia
The Exotic Dancer Who Became WWI’s Most Notorious Spy
Exotic, alluring and endlessly mysterious, the dancer known as Mata Hari took Europe by storm in the early 20th century with her risqué, Asian-influenced striptease routines.
What Was The Royal African Company?
In 1619, some 20 Africans arrived at Jamestown, Virginia, where they were purchased from Dutch privateers to aid in the English colony’s luc...
Would You Board The Titanic II? An Eerily Similar Replica Of The Doomed Ship Will Set Sail In 2018
Would you feel comfortable boarding the Titanic II? A lavish but eerily similar replica of the doomed ship is expected to set sail in 2018. Staying true to its namesake, the Titanic II will feature Tu...
Alphonse Mucha - 27 Artworks, Bio & Shows on Artsy
Find the latest shows, biography, and artworks for sale by Alphonse Mucha. Alphonse Mucha is synonymous with Art Nouveau, a style of fine art, decorative art, and architecture that broke with the...
Eight Things You May Not Know About Picasso
Pablo Picasso died on April 8, 1973, having become arguably the most famous artist of the 20th century. His productivity was unmatched, with tens of thousands of works to his name, including groundbre...
Jeremy Corbyn’s dangerous appeal
The Washington Post - The policies of the British opposition party’s new leader are not based in reality.
The Magazine of Art
The Magazine of Art was an illustrated monthly British journal devoted to the visual arts, published from May 1878 to July 1904 in London and New York by Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co. It included...
The Magazine of Art - Wikipedia
Rolls-Royce Phantom I
The Phantom was Rolls-Royce's replacement for the original Silver Ghost. Introduced as the New Phantom in 1925, the Phantom had a larger engine than the Silver Ghost and used pushrod-operated overhead...
Rolls-Royce Phantom I - Wikipedia
Raphael Kirchner
Raphael Kirchner (1876 - 2 August 1917) was an Austrian artist, principally a portrait painter and illustrator best known for Art Nouveau and early pin-up work, especially in picture postcard format. ...
Raphael Kirchner - Wikipedia