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The Countess of La Fayette

The Countess of La Fayette

Madame, Countess of La Fayette © Château de Versailles, Dist. RMN-Grand Palais / image Palace of Versailles Publication date: December 2017 Inspector of Academy Deputy Academic Director Historical background The lost portrait of a precious Son of the Flemish painter Ferdinand Elle, famous portrait painter naturalized under the reign of Louis XIII, Louis Elle, said himself Ferdinand II, was born in Paris in 1612.

Santa’s Horned Helper: The Fearsome Legend of Krampus, Christmas Punisher

Santa’s Horned Helper: The Fearsome Legend of Krampus, Christmas Punisher

In ancient times, a dark, hairy, horned beast was said to show up at the door to beat children, and carry them off in his sharp claws.

The Big Twin Baby Game

The Big Twin Baby Game

CloseTitle: Grand jeu du bébé Jumeau.Author: ANONYMOUS (-) Creation date: 1889Date represented: 1889Dimensions: Height 67.5 - Width 0Technics and other indications: Colored lithograph.Location of Conservation: MuCEM websiteContact copyright: © Photo RMN- Grand Palais - G. Blot Image reference: 04-509103 / 50.

Log book for Lt D.W. Gay - Summary for May 1945

Log book for Lt D.W. Gay - Summary for May 1945

Log book for Lt D.W. Gay - Summary for May 1945 This page from Lt. Gay& 39;s Log Book gives a summary of his flying time to the end of May 1945The operational hours haven& 39;t changed in May, as all 18 hours and 10 minutes logged in May came after the end of the war in Europe.Many thanks to Martin Hampton, the son in law of Lt.

Review: Volume 3 - Chartism

Review: Volume 3 - Chartism

Review, Volume 3: 15th October, 2007, Chartism

10 of the Most Significant Battles in British History

10 of the Most Significant Battles in British History

Britain has been involved in some of history’s most significant wars: the American Revolution, the Napoleonic Wars and both World Wars to name a few. For better or for worse during these wars battles occurred that have helped shape the fabric of Britain today.Here are ten of the most significant British battles in history.