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On this day in 1804 geographer, naturalist, and explorer Alexander von Humboldt returned home from his great South America scientific discovery journey.

Alexander von Humboldt by Friedrich Georg Weitsch, 1806

Joseph Banks was a late-18th to early-19th century British explorer and botanist…

Joseph Banks Explorer, Botanist / 1743 - 1820 Joseph Banks was a to century British explorer and botanist who pushed for the advancement of science.

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John James Audubon in FEVER DREAM –His major work, a color-plate book entitled The Birds of America is considered one of the finest ornithological works ever completed.

Scene in the Past: We were like children posing... Poses, First Edition: Regency

I love the dark colors, her windswept shawl, and the sea in this painting! ---Anne, Lady Beechey by Joseph Clover Date painted: 1800

Cambyses... awesome name for a cat!

Frances Simpson, cat breeder and judge with her cat Cambyses.

Ida Laura Phfeiffer

Ida Pfeiffer dressed for a collection foray with an insect net and a specimen container slung over her shoulder

Georgius Dionysius Ehret (1708–1770). This is a mixed mezzotint, stipple and line engraving, 56 × 40.5 cm, by Johann-Jakob Haid for the Plantae Selectae (Nuremburg, 1750–1773), of Christoph Jacob Trew (1695–1769). It's a faithful reproduction of a pencil and wash self-portrait (c.1750) by Ehret.

Georg Dionysius Ehret, botanist and entomologist, and well known botanical illustrator.

Before the Automobile: 1809 riding habit, inspired by this portrait of Queen Louise of Prussia

Friedrich Wilhelm Ternite - Queen Louise of Prussia in Riding Habit, This is the riding habit that the Queen wears in the portrait done by Wilhelm Ternite, a top hat, a high neck chemissette and a blue spencer with golden hussar braiding.

Lumière sur Jeanne Barret, la première femme à avoir fait le tour du monde

Lumière sur Jeanne Barret, la première femme à avoir fait le tour du monde

Portrait Of Charlotte Keppel , John Hoppner. English (1758-1810)

Charlotte Keppel by John Hoppner, 1802 1

"The Toast" by Hermann Armin Kern (Hungarian, 1839-1912)

"The Toast" by Hermann Armin Kern (Hungarian,

I think that in this image Angelina looks like she fits, but something about Brad looks a little off. I do like the cracked features that makes it look like a painting.

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie - Celebrities Painting in Renaissance Style

Teodor Axentowicz. Portret córki artysty, Jadzi, z niebieską szarfą

Teodor Axentowicz ~ Academic painter

Corka Jadzia by Teodor Axentowicz - Polish

Alexander von Humboldt - Cosmos: A sketch of a Physical Description of the Universe - 4 volumes - 1851/52 Kosmos (Cosmos in het Engels) is een weergave van de beroemde colleges die Von Humboldt gedurende vele jaren gaf aan de universiteit van Berlijn waarin hij op basis van zijn vele reizen (o.a. naar Zuid-Amerika en Siberië) het universum beschrijft van geologie en geografie tot flora en fauna en uiteindelijk de astronomie.De exacte weergave van de paginering: xxi 22-375 xviii 19-376 iv…

Alexander von Humboldt - Cosmos: A sketch of a Physical Description of the Universe - 4 volumes - 1851/52 Kosmos (Cosmos in het Engels) is een weergave van de beroemde colleges die Von Humboldt gedurende vele jaren gaf aan de universiteit van Berlijn waarin hij op basis van zijn vele reizen (o.a. naar Zuid-Amerika en Siberië) het universum beschrijft van geologie en geografie tot flora en fauna en uiteindelijk de astronomie.De exacte weergave van de paginering: xxi 22-375 xviii 19-376 iv…

em..._'s Portfolio on Wittygraphy Dustin Hoffman....society likes to make fun of the not "perfect"nose

Wittygraphy is the largest network of caricaturists and caricature fans promoting the art of caricature and to purchase caricature services

Dustin Hoffman, photographed by Terry O'Neill (1969)

1969 Dustin Hoffman by Terry O'Neill

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