https://flic.kr/p/8xNKkF | Royal Artillery gun crews rush to take post at their 9.2in guns during a practice shoot at Culver Point Battery on the Isle of Wight, England, 24 August 1940 | One of a batch of World War 2 images, mainly medium format transparencies Ref BH 1140 (which is actually H3233 in the IWM collections). Interesting that the IWM copy of this image appears to be a scan of a paper print - www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205196837
Albrecht Dürer, Portrait of Burkhard of Speyer https://www.royalcollection.org.uk/collection/404418/burkhard-of-speyer-16th-century. Oil on panel. 31.7 x 26 cm. Royal Collection Trust Albrecht Dürer visited Venice twice. A great admirer of the work of Giovanni Bellini, he showed a strong interest in the artistic developments unfolding in Italy at the time. In turn, artists in Venice were greatly influenced by his work, in particular his painstaking attention to detail.
Brush and Ink Stick Stand, ca 16th-17th century-Ming Dynasty, China. Artist Unknown. Philadelphia Museum of Art - Collections Object *Interesting Fact: The side shown in the picture depicts two scholars. During this time period only those who were literate would use this to write. Citation: "Philadelphia Museum of Art." Digital image. Philadelphia Museum of Art- Brush and Ink Stick Stand. Accessed March 01, 2014…
Charlotte Despard: Women's rights was only one of many causes she supported. They included Sinn Fein and Communism! These website is very interesting: http://www.wcml.org.uk/our-collections/activists/charlotte-despard/ http://www.rte.ie/news/galleries/2014/0328/605105-cumann-na-mban/
Do you wants to read Uraan by Umera Ahmed? if yes then click on link and just start reading it. It is one of the very interesting novel from the collection of Umera Ahmed. Link: http://www.urdubooks.org/uraan-by-umera-ahmed.html
"If you have any interest in WW I history you will want to add this one to the collection ,As the book is made up off official Despatches it makes for some very indepth and interesting reading without being ‘heavy going’ And as this is part of a series of books I shall certainly be looking out for some of the other titles. Highly recommended reading ."— inscale.org http://www.pen-and-sword.co.uk/Western-Front-1914-1916-Hardback/p/4227