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Paris, France: January 1958. Young Americans Bob Grosvenor, painter, from Newport, Rhode Island, and Verta Kali Smart from Philadelphia at the Fete des Rois in the Beat Hotel on Paris's Left Bank, 9 rue Git-le-Coeur, 6eme arrondissement.  Verta was writing for a one-off magazine called Left Bank This Month.  The Fete des Rois celebrates Epiphany and Verta was crowned after finding the bean in her slice of Twelfth-Night Cake.  ©Harold Chapman/ The Image Works
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Paris, France: January 1958. Young Americans Bob Grosvenor, painter, from Newport, Rhode Island, and Verta Kali Smart from Philadelphia at the Fete des Rois in the Beat Hotel on Paris's Left Bank, 9 rue Git-le-Coeur, 6eme arrondissement. Verta was writing for a one-off magazine called Left Bank This Month. The Fete des Rois celebrates Epiphany and Verta was crowned after finding the bean in her slice of Twelfth-Night Cake. ©Harold Chapman/ The Image Works
Russian Jewish pogrom victim surrounded by mourners and candles. Early 1900s at time of Russian Polish pograms. Russian postcard. © Private Collection/Lebrecht/ The Image Works
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Russian Jewish pogrom victim surrounded by mourners and candles. Early 1900s at time of Russian Polish pograms. Russian postcard. © Private Collection/Lebrecht/ The Image Works
Odessa, Ukraine: October 22, 1905. Bodies of Jews killed in an October 22, 1905 pogrom in Odessa at the cemetery.  © Sputnik / The Image Works
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Odessa, Ukraine: October 22, 1905. Bodies of Jews killed in an October 22, 1905 pogrom in Odessa at the cemetery. © Sputnik / The Image Works
Germany: 1938.  Pogrom in Baden-Baden.  The arrested Jews are forced to march through Baden-Baden towards the synagogue by the SS. One Jew holds a Star of David that reads: "God won´t leave us"., 10.11.1938   © SZ Photo / The Image Works Image has been retouched by the original source
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Germany: 1938. Pogrom in Baden-Baden. The arrested Jews are forced to march through Baden-Baden towards the synagogue by the SS. One Jew holds a Star of David that reads: "God won´t leave us"., 10.11.1938 © SZ Photo / The Image Works
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Kishinev Pogrom -  Russia. 1903. Martyrs. On Easter weekend, 1903, a pogrom in Kishinev, Russia, left 49 Jews dead and more than 500 injured, 700 houses looted and destroyed, 600 businesses looted, and 2,000 families left homeless.  ©ToFoto/ The Image Works
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Kishinev Pogrom - Russia. 1903. Martyrs. On Easter weekend, 1903, a pogrom in Kishinev, Russia, left 49 Jews dead and more than 500 injured, 700 houses looted and destroyed, 600 businesses looted, and 2,000 families left homeless. ©ToFoto/ The Image Works
Kishinev Pogrom -  Russia:  1903. On Easter weekend, 1903, a pogrom in Kishinev, Russia, left 49 Jews dead and more than 500 injured, 700 houses looted and destroyed, 600 businesses looted, and 2,000 families left homeless.  ©TopFoto / The Image Works
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Kishinev Pogrom - Russia: 1903. On Easter weekend, 1903, a pogrom in Kishinev, Russia, left 49 Jews dead and more than 500 injured, 700 houses looted and destroyed, 600 businesses looted, and 2,000 families left homeless.
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Hajj certificate -  - 15th century - © The British Library / The Image Works
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Hajj certificate - - 15th century - © The British Library / The Image Works
Paris: Photograph showing an English team (left in striped shirts) from the Dick Kerr electrical works, Preston, and a French women's football team, prior to a match held at the Pershing Stadium, Paris, 1920.  The match was watched by 12,000 spectators and resulted in a 1-1 draw. Date: 1920  ©Mary Evans / The Image Works Image contains a halftone screen
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Paris: Photograph showing an English team (left in striped shirts) from the Dick Kerr electrical works, Preston, and a French women's football team, prior to a match held at the Pershing Stadium, Paris, 1920. The match was watched by 12,000 spectators and resulted in a 1-1 draw. Date: 1920 ©Mary Evans / The Image Works
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Cover of Playboy magazine, celebrated monthly for men only, founded by Hugh Hefner in 1953 White gloves recall the model in the form of bunnies symbol of the head. USA edition November 1960.  © akg-images / Fototeca Gilardi / The Image Works
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Cover of Playboy magazine, celebrated monthly for men only, founded by Hugh Hefner in 1953 White gloves recall the model in the form of bunnies symbol of the head. USA edition November 1960. © akg-images / Fototeca Gilardi / The Image Works
Cover of Playboy magazine, celebrated monthly for men only, founded by Hugh Hefner in 1953 USA Edition August 1961.  © akg-images / Fototeca Gilardi / The Image Works
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Cover of Playboy magazine, celebrated monthly for men only, founded by Hugh Hefner in 1953 USA Edition August 1961. © akg-images / Fototeca Gilardi / The Image Works
Cover of Playboy magazine, celebrated monthly for men only, founded by Hugh Hefner in 1953 The model draws with lipstick around the navel profile of the famous bunny. USA Edition July 1964.  © akg-images / Fototeca Gilardi / The Image Works
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Cover of Playboy magazine, celebrated monthly for men only, founded by Hugh Hefner in 1953 The model draws with lipstick around the navel profile of the famous bunny. USA Edition July 1964. © akg-images / Fototeca Gilardi / The Image Works
Hajj certificate, Mecca. 15th century.  © The British Library / The Image Works
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Hajj certificate, Mecca. 15th century. © The British Library / The Image Works
In this letter, issued at Acre in June 1241, the barons of Jerusalem proposed that Simon be made their regent while their king, Conrad, was underage. Simon's candidacy was perhaps supported by his cousin, Philip de Montfort (whose n ame is given on the fifth line from the bottom), now lord of Tyron. ©The British Library Board/ The Image Works
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In this letter, issued at Acre in June 1241, the barons of Jerusalem proposed that Simon be made their regent while their king, Conrad, was underage. Simon's candidacy was perhaps supported by his cousin, Philip de Montfort (whose n ame is given on the fifth line from the bottom), now lord of Tyron. ©The British Library Board/ The Image Works
Birmingham, Alabama: September 18, 1963. The dramatic scene outside the 16th Street Baptist Church as members of the families of three of the four black girls killed in last Sunday's bombing of the church, are brought screaming from the church during yesterday's funeral service.  The woman in white (foreground) fainted and had to be carried bodily from the church. ©TopFoto / The Image Works Image is a wire photo.
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Birmingham, Alabama: September 18, 1963. The dramatic scene outside the 16th Street Baptist Church as members of the families of three of the four black girls killed in last Sunday's bombing of the church, are brought screaming from the church during yesterday's funeral service. The woman in white (foreground) fainted and had to be carried bodily from the church. ©TopFoto / The Image Works
Image is a wire photo.
Belgium, 1623 An engraving from a self portrait of Flemish Baroque painter Peter Paul Rubens. © Underwood Archives / The Image Works
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Belgium, 1623 An engraving from a self portrait of Flemish Baroque painter Peter Paul Rubens. © Underwood Archives / The Image Works
Chicago, Illinois,  1931 The new Merchandise Mart on the Chicago River as seen from above. © Underwood Archives / The Image Works
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Chicago, Illinois, 1931
The new Merchandise Mart on the Chicago River as seen from above. © Underwood Archives / The Image Works
United States,  c 1840. A portrait of auther, writer and editor Edgar Allan Poe. © Underwood Archives / The Image Works
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United States, c 1840. A portrait of auther, writer and editor Edgar Allan Poe. © Underwood Archives / The Image Works
Detroit, Michigan, 1908 Auto maker Henry Ford sits in a new Model T outside his plant. © Underwood Archives / The Image Works
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Detroit, Michigan, 1908
Auto maker Henry Ford sits in a new Model T outside his plant. © Underwood Archives / The Image Works
France, c 1650 An engraving by Henry Meyer in 1833 of French mathematician, writer, philosopher and inventor, Blaise Pascal. © Underwood Archives / The Image Works
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France, c 1650 An engraving by Henry Meyer in 1833 of French mathematician, writer, philosopher and inventor, Blaise Pascal. © Underwood Archives / The Image Works
New Orleans, Louisiana,  October, 1971 Noted Beat poet, author and activist  Allen Ginsberg as he addresses a crowd. © Underwood Archives / The Image Works
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New Orleans, Louisiana, October, 1971
Noted Beat poet, author and activist Allen Ginsberg as he addresses a crowd. © Underwood Archives / The Image Works
San Francisco, California,  December 18, 1936 Socialite and explorer Ruth Harkness feeding the only panda in captivity upon her arrival with Su-Lin in San Francisco. She captured the panda when it was about a week old near the Tibetan border in China. © Underwood Archives / The Image Works
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San Francisco, California, December 18, 1936
Socialite and explorer Ruth Harkness feeding the only panda in captivity upon her arrival with Su-Lin in San Francisco. She captured the panda when it was about a week old near the Tibetan border in China. © Underwood Archives / The Image Works
Chicago, Illinois,  1931 The new Merchandise Mart on the Chicago River as seen from above. © Underwood Archives / The Image Works
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Chicago, Illinois, 1931
The new Merchandise Mart on the Chicago River as seen from above. © Underwood Archives / The Image Works
Chicago, Illinois,  1933 The Merchandise Mart as seen from across the Chicago River. © Underwood Archives / The Image Works
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Chicago, Illinois, 1933
The Merchandise Mart as seen from across the Chicago River. © Underwood Archives / The Image Works
United States, 1974 A portrait of the fashionable and noted author and film director Truman Capote. © Underwood Archives / The Image Works
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United States, 1974
A portrait of the fashionable and noted author and film director Truman Capote. © Underwood Archives / The Image Works
Bolivia, c 1920 A Bolivian peasant and his llama. © Underwood Archives / The Image Works
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Bolivia, c 1920
A Bolivian peasant and his llama. © Underwood Archives / The Image Works

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