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Amérique, ca. 1840. Terracotta. Bequest of James Hazen Hyde, New-York Historical Society, 1960.40[dup]. Detail. #neverthelessshepersisted

New-York Historical Society

Emma Lazarus - Wikipedia

Emma Lazarus - Wikipedia

Queen Nzinga Mbande, (1583-1663) was a warrior queen of the Nzinga and Matamba and one of the greatest female African rulers who fought valiantly to keep her country's citizens from becoming victims of the slave trade.

Queen Nzinga Mbande, was a warrior queen of the Nzinga and Matamba and one of the greatest female African rulers who fought valiantly to keep her country's citizens from becoming victims of the Muslim slave trade.

Poet Gwendolyn Elizabeth Brooks (Jun 7, 1917 – Dec 3, 2000) American poet.  Won Pulitzer Prize for Poetry 1950; appointed Poet Laureate of Illinois 1968; appointed Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress in 1985.  ~Repinned Via Roy Kenagy

U. of I. Library acquires archives of acclaimed writer Gwendolyn Brooks

Pulitzer Prize for Poetry 1950 appointed Poet Laureate of Illinois appointed Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress in

Portrait of an African-American Cook in "Ordinary" Costume, by Baroness Anne-Marguerite-Henriette Hyde de Neuville (ca.1761-1849). Watercolor, graphite, and brown ink on paper. Purchase, New-York Historical Society, 1953.276.

New-York Historical Society

Escuela centroeuropea, siglo XIX. Retrato de dama.

Escuela centroeuropea, siglo XIX. Retrato de dama.

17th century embroidered jacket and painting. Victoria & Albert Museum, May 2003.This is the earliest known example of a textile shown in a painting where both the painting and the textile still exist. It slightly post-dates the Elizabethan period – the jacket was made in 1610 and altered in 1620. The sitter is Margaret Laton and the painting is attributed to Marcus Gheeraerts the Younger.

century embroidered jacket and painting ~ Victoria & Albert Museum, May 2003 (textile shown in a painting still exist, the jacket was made in the sitter is Margaret Laton and the painting is attributed to Marcus Gheeraerts the Younger)

Fe del Mundo, Harvard Medical School's first female student , was admitted because she was brilliant...and because they didn't realize she was a woman. Del Mundo founded the first pediatric hospital in the Philippines. She attended nine years before enrollment was opened to women.

Extraordinary Women Of History You Need To Know Now

Fe del Mundo - Filipino pediatrician and Harvard Medical School's first female student. She was admitted because she was brilliant.and because they didn't realize she was a woman. Del Mundo founded the first pediatric hospital in the Philippines.

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This is part of the Artists and Ancestors collection of miniature portraits. This Gallery holds American miniatures from to acquired for the collection from January

Mary Victoria Leiter (1870–1906), Lady Curzon    Alexandre Cabanel (1823–1889)    National Trust, Kedleston Hall and Eastern Museum

“ Portrait of Mary Victoria Leiter, Lady Curzon, Detail. by Alexandre Cabanel Dated: 1887 ”

Agnolo Bronzino - Maria de medici (Detail)

Portrait of Maria, daughter of Cosimo I de Medici of an Italian painting of a Renaissance Girl

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