Quite possibly the greatest hat worn during the Great War .Generalfeldmarschall August von Mackensen, officer in the German Army. Wearing the Totenkopf (skull and cross bones) which was part of German military gear since the century.
Pluto and Proserpina. The Rape of Proserpina is a large Baroque marble sculptural group by Italian artist Gian Lorenzo Bernini, executed between 1621 and Bernini was only 23 years old at its completion.
“Sergey Mikhaylovich Prokudin-Gorsky (August 30 1863 Russian Empire – September 1944 Paris, France) was a Russian chemist and photographer. He is best known for his pioneering work in color photography of early Russia”.
<> 1911 Dressed in traditional Central Asian attire, a vendor of locally grown melons poses at his stand in the marketplace of Samarkand in present-day Uzbekistan. Image: Prokudin-Gorskii / Library of Congress>