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holding up the flag of a major anarcho-syndicalist group

CNT was the Anarchist-influenced trade union, FAI the Spanish Anarchist organisation

Gerda Taro

Gerda Taro by Fred Stein The forgotten photojournalist killed in action In July 1937 a Jewish emigre from Nazi Germany became the first female war photographer to die on assignment

Armed Sandinista Rebel Breastfeeding. “Miliciana de Waswalito” . Nicaragua, 1984

"Miliciana de Waswalito," 1984 The photo was taken during the Sandinista Revolution, which was also known as the Contra War. Photo credit: Orlando Valenzuela — at Matagalpa, Nicaragua.

Charlotte Brontë (/ˈbrɒnti/, commonly /ˈbrɒnteɪ/;[1] 21 April 1816 – 31 March 1855) was an English novelist and poet, the eldest of the three Brontë sisters who survived into adulthood and whose novels have become classics of English literature. She first published her works (including her best known novel, Jane Eyre) under the pen name Currer Bell.

Some interesting comparisons of 'Charlotte Bronte' photo with known portrayals

F. Scott Fitzgerald as a young man - @~ Mlle  CURIOUSLY looks like Toby Maguire.

Fitzgerald wrote many short stories before publishing his finest novel, The Great Gatsby. Out of his collections of short stories, “The Rich Boy” is one of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s best pieces.

Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer, late romantic Spanish poet and writer. His work approached the traditional poetry and themes in a modern way, and is considered the founder of modern Spanish lyricism.    I’m not much of a poetry fan, but his work is simply beautiful and really impressive. In his life  Bécquer suffered from quite some heartbreaks and died really young.

Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer: Noche de difuntos Tales of Mystery and Imagination

Mis armas, mis razones: DONDE HABITE EL OLVIDO, Luis Cernuda

Mis armas, mis razones: DONDE HABITE EL OLVIDO, Luis Cernuda

Marguerite Yourcenar (1903-1987) is a Belgian born French novelist and essayist. Photo by Boubat

Women in Art - Marguerite Yourcenar - - Photo Edouard Boubat

Maxim Gorky... Leon Tolstoy... Anton Chekhov...

Russian writers: Leo Tolstoy Maxim Gorky and Anton Chekhov Crimea, Russia, 1901

William Butler Yeats reads."Come Fairies, take me out of this dull world, for I would ride with you upon the wind and dance upon the mountains like a flame!"

Yeats reads The Lake Isle of Innisfree, unbelievable hearing Yeats himself read his poem, my most favourite of all.

Robert Capa, The liberation of Cherbourg, Normandy, June 1944.

Robert Capa - American soldiers & French civilians celebrating the liberation of the city in front of Cherbourg's city hall - June 28 1944

Spain - 1936-39. - GC - Miliciana

Spain - - GC - Miliciana - Visit to grab an amazing super hero shirt now on sale!