Tag Archives: 1910’s

1903: Ship of the Desert

This publicity image of the SS Kaiser Wilhelm II in front of the Great Pyramids of Egypt was painted in the Otto Bollhagen studios around the time of the ship’s completion in 1903.  During World War I, the ship was … Continue reading

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1919: Temptation

John Covert: Temptation of Saint Anthony # 2 (1919)

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1910: Definition

Eervar; the last pig in a litter. This bonnive [sucking-pig] being usually very small and hard to keep alive is often given to one of the children for a pet; and it is reared in great comfort in a warm … Continue reading

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1913: St. Bride

John Duncan: St. Bride (1913) St. Brigid of Kildare (c. 451 – 525) is said to have been carried by angels from Iona, a small island in the Hebrides, to Bethlehem (and back in time) to serve as a midwife … Continue reading

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1915: Help the Furrier Strikers

Happy May Day!

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1912: Many-Headed

   Demons associated with astrological signs—from a Persian manuscript on magic and astrology, 1912.

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1918: Bursting Shell

Christopher Richard Wynne Nevinson: Bursting Shell (1915)

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