Described as “the Master” by prominent photographer Cecil Beaton, German-born British E.O. Hoppé was one of the chief photographers of the twentieth century. Photographing some of the most important figures in the arts, literature and politics in
The Queen's Crown, made for Queen Sophie Magdalene by court jeweller Frederik (l) Fabritius in 1731. It was in use until 1840. The table cut stones are believed to have come from Queen Sophie Amalie's crown from 1648.
African Resistance to Colonial Rule: Menelik II (1844–1913), emperor of Ethiopia, defeated General Oreste Baratieri's Italian army and its Eritrean allies at the Battle of Adwa. This victory brought fame to the emperor outside of Ethiopia and consolidated the independence of the country until its invasion by Italy in 1935.