'Types and costumes in Lapland', 1879. Artist: Elix
'Types and costumes in Lapland', 1879. Saami people from northern Scandinavia in traditional costume. The Saami were formerly known as Lapps or Laplanders, terms now considered derogatory. During the 18th and 19th centuries, government policies attacked the Saami way of life, but in 1966 the Saami came under the protection of the United Nations International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights.
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'The European Concert', 1897. Artist: Henri Meyer
'The European concert, 1897'. Satire relating to the Greco-Turkish War of 1897. Also called the Thirty Days' War, the conflict began after Greece's nationalist government declared war on the Ottoman Empire after a rebellion broke out in January 1897 amongst the Greek population on the Turkish controlled island of Crete. The conflict yielded no territorial gains for Greece and ended with a peace brokered by the major European powers. An illustration from Le Petit Journal, 9th May 1897.
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Advertisement for Ferrero phosphorus
Advertisement for Ferrero phosphorus. Shows a young Spanish woman in traditional dress playing a classical guitar. Caption reads: 'Reconstitutes and nourishes' ('Reconstituye y alimenta'). Caption on back reads: 'Nature provides the food necessary to nourish and tone the body. 'Ferrero Phosphorus' condenses these prerequisites found in Spanish food'. ( 'La naturaleza proporciona los alimentos indispensables para nutrir y tonificar el organismo. En 'Fsforo Ferrero' se condensan los principios vitales de los alimentos espaoles.')