The Bank of England chose Winston Churchill by Yousuf Karsh to appear on the front of its all-new polymer banknote, now in circulation across the UK.
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On February 6, in 1952, Britain’s King George VI died and his eldest daughter became Queen.
“We might as well take our fiddles and break them across our knees.”
Robinson is legendary in the United States for being the first African American to play in Major League Baseball.
The 32nd president of the United States was born on this day in 1882.
An inquiry led to the addition of this image to the website.
Aquino was a Filipino politician who served as the 11th president of the Philippines from 1986 to 1992.
Gorman was a Native American artist of the Navajo Nation.
The American composer, pianist, conductor, baritone, and music educator died on this day in 1981.
Gandhi became the 4th Prime Minister of India on this day in 1966.
The medical writer and historian celebrates her birthday today, January 19.
Lollobrigida was one of the highest-profile European actresses of the 1950s and early 1960s.
Karen Magnussen is a Canadian former competitive figure skater.
The Swedish actress died on this day in 2015.
Just added to the website is this informal photograph of the German-American architect.
Joan Baez was born on this day, January 9, in 1941.
Tickets are now available for the Decorative Arts Trust 7th Annual Colloquium featuring young scholars in the decorative arts field.
Attlee was a British politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1945 to 1951.
American broadcast journalist Barbara Walters has died.
The American author died on this day, December 20, in 1968.
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The American abstract expressionist painter was born on this day, December 12, in 1928.
The German-French painter died on this day, December 7, in 1989.
Nelson Mandela died on this day, December 5, in 2013.
The American businessman and Republican Party politician was photographed on this day, December 1, in 1965.
November 26, 2022, marks the centenary of the birth of Charles Schulz.
On November 22, 1963, President Kennedy was assassinated.
An update on the 1917 Halifax Explosion.
The Decorative Arts Trust is a nonprofit organization with the mission to promote the study and appreciation of the decorative arts.
Hollywood leading man Clark Gable died on November 16, 1960.
The artist considered to be the “Mother of American Modernism,” was born on November 15, 1887.
Shriver was an American diplomat, politician, and activist.
A poll taken in 1972 named him “the most trusted man in America.”
The American actress and singer died on this day in 1990.
Thank you to our friends at airmail.news for their article highlighting women who were photographed by Karsh.
The children’s TV show premiered in November, 1969.
British writer Evelyn Waugh was born on this day in 1903.
Bashevis’s book “Yarme and Keyle” will have its premiere in Poland next month.
The Spanish painter, sculptor, printmaker, ceramicist and theater designer, was born on this day, October 25, in 1881.
The British-German conductor was photographed by Karsh on this day in 1988.