This is a statue portrait of the prominent senator of consular rank under Emperor Constantine. The date for the work is estimated to be from the years 326 to 333 C.E. and was a demonstration of the style popular at the time. The work stands at a height of 21 cm ( 8 1/4 inches). […]Read more "Portrait of Dogmatius ( 326-333 C.E.)"
Singer and songwriter Aretha Franklin appears here in a photograph with Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi. They were filming on set for the musical comedy hit Blues Bothers. The film was released in 1980 and has ever since then considered a comedy classic. What made the film so great was not only the humor, but […]Read more "Aretha Franklin on The Set of Blues Brothers"
This poster depicts African American soldiers engaged in combat during World War I.These are the soldiers of the 369th Infantry Regiment. The purpose of the propaganda poster is to induce a level of patriotism and nationalism. The images used and articulation of words seem very powerful. The left section reads “colored men the first Americans […]Read more "The True Sons of Freedom Wartime Poster (1910s)"
A British soldier gives a German soldier a cigarette in this photograph from World War I. These two fought on opposing sides of the conflict, yet there is a moment of peace between these two men. The German soldier is wounded and captured, but for a moment there is an act of mercy and kindness […]Read more "British Soldier Gives German Soldier A Cigarette World War I Era ( 1914-1918)"