310 illustrations of famous people including: William T. Sampson, Winfield Scott, William Seward, William Shakespeare, Philip Sheridan, William Sherman, Sitting Bull, John Smith, Joseph Smith, Socrates, Sophocles, Miles Standish, Robert Louis Stevenson, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Charles Sumner, and more

Raphael Semmes (September 27, 1809 – August 30, 1877) was an officer in the United States Navy from 1826 to 1860 and the Confederate States Navy from 1860 to 1865.

Raphael Semmes

Raphael Semmes (September 27, 1809 – August 30, 1877) was an officer in the United States Navy…

(5 B.C. - 65A.D.) Roman philosopher, statesman, and writer whose works were important to the evolution of theatre.

Seneca

(5 B.C. - 65A.D.) Roman philosopher, statesman, and writer whose works were important to the evolution…

An illustration of the bust of Seneca the Elder. Lucius or Marcus Annaeus Seneca, known as Seneca the Elder and Seneca the Rhetorician (ca. 54 BC – ca. 39 AD), was a Roman rhetorician and writer, born of a wealthy equestrian family of Cordoba, Hispania.

Bust of Seneca the Elder

An illustration of the bust of Seneca the Elder. Lucius or Marcus Annaeus Seneca, known as Seneca the…

Figures from the palace of Sennacherib, located in Kouyunjik, Nineveh (ancient Assyria).

Sennacherib

Figures from the palace of Sennacherib, located in Kouyunjik, Nineveh (ancient Assyria).

(221-35 B.C.) Roman Emperor

Alexander Severus

(221-35 B.C.) Roman Emperor

Roman emperor, born in Arca, in 205; slain in 235 A. D. He was of Syrian parentage and originally named Alexius Bassianus, but was adopted by Emperor Heliogabalus and assumed the name by which he is known in history.

Alexander Severus

Roman emperor, born in Arca, in 205; slain in 235 A. D. He was of Syrian parentage and originally named…

First Governor of Tennessee

John Sevier

First Governor of Tennessee

A lawyer, representative, and chief justice of the Supreme Court.

Chief Justice Sewall

A lawyer, representative, and chief justice of the Supreme Court.

The United States Secretary of State under Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson.

William Seward

The United States Secretary of State under Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson.

Secretary of State under President Lincoln

William H. Seward

Secretary of State under President Lincoln

(1801-1872) U.S. Senator, Governor of New York, Secretary of State.

William H. Seward

(1801-1872) U.S. Senator, Governor of New York, Secretary of State.

"William H. Seward, former United States Senator from New York involved in slavery issues."—E. Benjamin Andrews 1895

William H. Seward

"William H. Seward, former United States Senator from New York involved in slavery issues."—E. Benjamin…

William Henry Seward, Sr. (May 16, 1801 – October 10, 1872) was a Governor of New York, United States Senator and the United States Secretary of State under Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson.

William Henry Seward

William Henry Seward, Sr. (May 16, 1801 – October 10, 1872) was a Governor of New York, United States…

William Rufus Shafter (October 16, 1835 – November 12, 1906) was a Union Army officer during the American Civil War who received America's highest military decoration, the Medal of Honor, for his actions at the Battle of Fair Oaks.

William Rufus Shafter

William Rufus Shafter (October 16, 1835 – November 12, 1906) was a Union Army officer during the…

A title in the Peerage of England, which was created for Anthony Ashley Cooper.

The Earl of Shaftesbury

A title in the Peerage of England, which was created for Anthony Ashley Cooper.

In Western cultures a death mask is a wax or plaster cast made of a person's face following death. Death masks may be mementos of the dead, or used for creation of portraits. It is sometimes possible to identify portraits that have been painted from death masks, because of the characteristic slight distortion of the features caused by the weight of the plaster during the making of the mold.

Shakespeare Death Mask

In Western cultures a death mask is a wax or plaster cast made of a person's face following death. Death…

In Western cultures a death mask is a wax or plaster cast made of a person's face following death. Death masks may be mementos of the dead, or used for creation of portraits. It is sometimes possible to identify portraits that have been painted from death masks, because of the characteristic slight distortion of the features caused by the weight of the plaster during the making of the mold.

Shakespeare Death Mask (Frontal View)

In Western cultures a death mask is a wax or plaster cast made of a person's face following death. Death…

In Western cultures a death mask is a wax or plaster cast made of a person's face following death. Death masks may be mementos of the dead, or used for creation of portraits. It is sometimes possible to identify portraits that have been painted from death masks, because of the characteristic slight distortion of the features caused by the weight of the plaster during the making of the mold.

Shakespeare Death Mask (Left Side)

In Western cultures a death mask is a wax or plaster cast made of a person's face following death. Death…

In Western cultures a death mask is a wax or plaster cast made of a person's face following death. Death masks may be mementos of the dead, or used for creation of portraits. It is sometimes possible to identify portraits that have been painted from death masks, because of the characteristic slight distortion of the features caused by the weight of the plaster during the making of the mold.

Shakespeare Death Mask (Right Side)

In Western cultures a death mask is a wax or plaster cast made of a person's face following death. Death…

The bust in the choir of Holy Trinity Church, Stratford-on-Avon. This half-length statue on his memorial must have been erected within six years after Shakespeare's death in 1616, it is believed to have been commissioned by the poet's sone-in-law, Dr. John Hall.

Bust of Shakespeare

The bust in the choir of Holy Trinity Church, Stratford-on-Avon. This half-length statue on his memorial…

A collage of Shakespeare's portraits.

Multiple Portraits of Shakespeare

A collage of Shakespeare's portraits.

(1564-1616) World's greatest poet and dramatist

William Shakespeare

(1564-1616) World's greatest poet and dramatist

Famous English poet and writer

William Shakespeare

Famous English poet and writer

Shakespeare was a famous writer during the 16th century

William Shakespeare

Shakespeare was a famous writer during the 16th century

"This famous man, who has been called 'the chief literary glory of England', was born at Stratford-on-Avon." —The Popular Cyclopedia, 1888

William Shakespeare

"This famous man, who has been called 'the chief literary glory of England', was born at Stratford-on-Avon."…

An eminent poet and dramatist, born in Stratford-on-Avon, England, April 26, 1564; died April 23, 1616. Though the most famous writer in English literature, his authentic biography is very brief.

William Shakespeare

An eminent poet and dramatist, born in Stratford-on-Avon, England, April 26, 1564; died April 23, 1616.…

The Kesselstadt Picture, a picture of the deceased William Shakespeare, was in possession of Count Francis von Kesselstadt's family for more than a century

William Shakespeare

The Kesselstadt Picture, a picture of the deceased William Shakespeare, was in possession of Count Francis…

A portrait of William Shakespeare, an English poet and playwright, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminate dramatist. His surviving works consist of 38 plays, 154 sonnets, two long narratives poems, and several other poems. His plays have been translated into every major living language, and are performed more often than those of any other playwright.

William Shakespeare

A portrait of William Shakespeare, an English poet and playwright, widely regarded as the greatest writer…

The Chandos portrait of William Shakespeare, an English poet and playwright, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminate dramatist. This portrait is attributed to Joseph Taylor, and dated to about 1610. The National Portrait Gallery located in London, who own it, say it is the only painting with any real claim to have been done from life. His surviving works consist of 38 plays, 154 sonnets, two long narratives poems, and several other poems. His plays have been translated into every major living language, and are performed more often than those of any other playwright.

William Shakespeare

The Chandos portrait of William Shakespeare, an English poet and playwright, widely regarded as the…

The Stratford portrait of William Shakespeare, an English poet and playwright, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminate dramatist. His surviving works consist of 38 plays, 154 sonnets, two long narratives poems, and several other poems. His plays have been translated into every major living language, and are performed more often than those of any other playwright.

William Shakespeare

The Stratford portrait of William Shakespeare, an English poet and playwright, widely regarded as the…

A political and religious leader of Muslim tribes. He lead an anti-Russian resistance in the Caucasian War.

Shamyl

A political and religious leader of Muslim tribes. He lead an anti-Russian resistance in the Caucasian…

"General Sharpe, born in Kingston, N. Y., February 26th, 1828, was graduated at Rutgers in 1847; studied law at Yale College; was admitted to the bar in 1854, and practiced until he entered the army in 1861 as captain in the Twentieth New York Infantry. He became colonel of the One Hundred and Twentieth New York Infantry in 1862, and took part in all the battles of the Army of the Potomac. He served upon the staffs of Generals Hooker, Meade and Grant, and was brevetted brigadier general in 1864 and major general in 1865. He was attached to the United States Legation at Vienna in 1851, and was a special agent of the State Department in Europe in 1867. In 1870-'73 he was United States Marshal for the Southern District of New York, and took the census that demonstrated the great election frauds of 1868 in New York city, which led to the enforcement of the Federal election laws for the first time in 1871."— Frank Leslie, 1896

General George H. Sharpe

"General Sharpe, born in Kingston, N. Y., February 26th, 1828, was graduated at Rutgers in 1847; studied…

An Irish playwright.

George Bernard Shaw

An Irish playwright.

(1750-1826) Soldier and Public official who fought important battles during the American Revolution. He became the first governor of Kentucky.

Colonel Isaac Shelby

(1750-1826) Soldier and Public official who fought important battles during the American Revolution.…

First Governor of Kentucky

Isaac Shelby

First Governor of Kentucky

A noted poet, born in Sussex, England, Aug. 4, 1792; died July 8, 1822. He was the eldest son of Sir Thomas Shelley, a man of wealthy and ancient parentage, and studied at Eton and Oxford University.

Percy Shelley

A noted poet, born in Sussex, England, Aug. 4, 1792; died July 8, 1822. He was the eldest son of Sir…

(1792-1822) English poet.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

(1792-1822) English poet.

Sir John Coape Sherbrooke (baptised April 29, 1764 – February 14, 1830) was a British soldier and colonial administrator.

Sir John Coape Sherbrooke

Sir John Coape Sherbrooke (baptised April 29, 1764 – February 14, 1830) was a British soldier…

General Philip Sheridan, famous Union commander.

General Philip Sheridan

General Philip Sheridan, famous Union commander.

General Philip Henry Sheridan.

General Philip Henry Sheridan

General Philip Henry Sheridan.

Eminent military leader, born in Albany, New York, March 6, 1831; died at Nonquitt, Mass., Aug. 5, 1888. His parents came from Ireland and settled in Albany a short time before his birth, but soon after removed to Ohio, where he attended the public schools.

Philip Sheridan

Eminent military leader, born in Albany, New York, March 6, 1831; died at Nonquitt, Mass., Aug. 5, 1888.…

U.S. General

Philip H. Sheridan

U.S. General

(1831-1888) American general

Philip H. Sheridan

(1831-1888) American general

(1831-1888) Union soldier who forced out the Confederates from the Shenandoah Valley

Philip H. Sheridan

(1831-1888) Union soldier who forced out the Confederates from the Shenandoah Valley

A portrait of Philip H. Sheridan. With his career in the U.S Army, Sheridan rapidly rose to become general in the Civil war. (1831-1888)

Philip H. Sheridan

A portrait of Philip H. Sheridan. With his career in the U.S Army, Sheridan rapidly rose to become general…

(1831-1888) American general

Philip H. Sheridan

(1831-1888) American general

(1831-1888) Philip Sheridan was a United States Army officer and Union General in the Civil War.

General Philip Henry Sheridan

(1831-1888) Philip Sheridan was a United States Army officer and Union General in the Civil War.

William Tecumseh Sherman (February 8, 1820 – February 14, 1891) was an American soldier, businessman, educator and author. He served as a General in the Union Army during the American Civil War (1861–65), for which he received recognition for his outstanding command of military strategy as well as criticism for the harshness of the "scorched earth" policies that he implemented in conducting total war against the Confederate States. Military historian Basil Liddell Hart famously declared that Sherman was "the first modern general".

General Sherman

William Tecumseh Sherman (February 8, 1820 – February 14, 1891) was an American soldier, businessman,…

(1820-1891) American general

General William T. Sherman

(1820-1891) American general

"General William T. Sherman served during the Civil War."—E. Benjamin Andrews 1895

General William T. Sherman

"General William T. Sherman served during the Civil War."—E. Benjamin Andrews 1895

General William Tecumseh Sherman.

General William Tecumseh Sherman

General William Tecumseh Sherman.

(1820-1891) Served as a general for the United States Army during the American Civil War.

General William Tecumseh Sherman

(1820-1891) Served as a general for the United States Army during the American Civil War.

(1823-1900) American statesman

John Sherman

(1823-1900) American statesman

Sherman was a Senator from Ohio and Secretary of the Treasury under President Hayes.

John Sherman

Sherman was a Senator from Ohio and Secretary of the Treasury under President Hayes.

John Sherman nicknamed "The Ohio Icicle" (May 10, 1823 – October 22, 1900) was a U.S. Representative and U.S. Senator from Ohio during the Civil War and into the late nineteenth century.

John Sherman

John Sherman nicknamed "The Ohio Icicle" (May 10, 1823 – October 22, 1900) was a U.S. Representative…

"General Sherman, born in Lancaster, Ohio, February 8th, 1820; died in New York city, February 14th, 1891."— Frank Leslie, 1896

Lieutenant General William Tecumseh Sherman

"General Sherman, born in Lancaster, Ohio, February 8th, 1820; died in New York city, February 14th,…

An American soldier, businessman, and author. He served as a general in the United States Army during the American Civil War, achieving both recognition for his outstanding command of military strategy, and criticism for the harshnes of the "scorched earth" policies he implemented in conducting total war against the enemy.

William Sherman

An American soldier, businessman, and author. He served as a general in the United States Army during…

(1820-1891) American general during Civil War

William T. Sherman

(1820-1891) American general during Civil War

(1820-1891) American general

William T. Sherman

(1820-1891) American general

(1820-1891) American general

William T. Sherman

(1820-1891) American general