Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834), an English poet, philosopher, and critic.
A scrivener (or scribe) was traditionally a person who could read and write. This usually indicated…
This sculpture depicts "Whittington listening to the bells of London".
This image depicts a man playing guitar.
A tennis player serving the ball in to play.
Carl Shurz's reforms to the Indian Bureau.
The Florentine Singer playing an old guitar.
Sir Thomas More, after Holbein.
Man on rollers, sitting.
"If sitting the elbows are supported by the knees." — Moss, 1914
Man skate sailing.
A man using a slingshot, presumably David from the Biblical story of David and Goliath.
A man struggling through a pond while carrying the Bible.
An illustration of a soldier charging through an abatis. Abatis, abattis, or abbattis (a French word…
A Moorish soldier
An illustration of a soldier leading a charge on a horse.
An illustration of a soldier sitting on a horse.
An illustration of a soldier riding a horse.
An illustration of a soldier leaning on a mace. A mace is a simple weapon that uses a heavy head on…
Picture of a typical French Soldier ready for battle.
A man walking over a field and sowing seeds.
A man spreading seeds.
In feudal or medieval times a squire was a man-at-arms in the service of a knight, often as his apprentice.…
An illustration of squire of a Knight of the Bath at the crowing of Charles II.
This is a man standing wearing a coat and hat.
This statue is of Saer de Quincy. He was one of the leaders of the baronial rebellion against King John…
A boy studying at a desk.
"Tapping with his Fingertips on the Window-Pane."
A man operating an electro-magnetic telegraph.
An early form of the telephone.
Man demonstrating the underhand serve.
Man demonstrating the overhand serve.
Man demonstrating the foreward overhand stroke.
Man demonstrating the foreward underhand stroke.
A tennis player.
A figure skater demonstrating "the loop".
A figure skater executing a figure "s" maneuver.
A thief or burglar climbing out of a house.
A tiny man with funny hair sitting in a top hat reading the newspaper.
Tirhakah, king of Ethiopia.
"He's had his fill, when he the banquet leaves; / He's eat too much - his stomach heaves: / His rich…
An illustration of a torero, bullfighter. A torero is the main performer in bullfighting events in Spain…
This image depicts the town crier playing a drum on a street in Spain. The town crier is employed by…
Setting trees to a line
"With caution due the man is crossing o'er, / And with a pole he tries the ice before, / O'er the deep…
Man wearing a turban.
"Reading a Volumen, or Roll." — Quackenbos, 1882
An illustration of a male waiter holing a tray attached to a string around his neck.
Village man wear a straw hat and a poncho. He is walking with a stick and looks like he is traveling…
A man carrying a goat-skin water bottle. Such bottles were made by stripping the skin off an animal,…
William Cowper (1731- 1800), an English poet.
"A workman wearing a mouthpiece to protect himself from dust." — Ritchie, 1918