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  • Painted portrait of second President of the United States John Adams.

    John Adams

    (1735 - 1826)

  • Painted portrait of former American first lady Abigail Adams.

    Abigail Smith Adams

    (1744 - 1818)

  • Portrait bust of Greek dramatist Aeschylus.

    Aeschylus

    (c. 525 BC - 456 BC)

  • Photograph of Tunisian poet Abul-Qasim Al-Shabbi.

    Abul-Qasim Al-Shabbi

    (1909 - 1934)

  • Black and white photograph of French poet Guillaume Apollinaire.

    Guillaume Apollinaire

    (1880 - 1918)

  • Appian of Alexandria

    (c. 95 - c. 165)

  • Black and white photograph of political scientist and philosopher Hannah Arendt holding a cigarette.

    Hannah Arendt

    (1906 - 1975)

  • Black and white photograph of Italian artist Giacomo Balla.

    Giacomo Balla

    (1871 - 1958)

  • Portrait of South American soldier and statesman Simón Bolívar.

    Simón Bolívar

    (1783 - 1830)

  • Painted portrait of British statesman and political thinker Edmund Burke.

    Edmund Burke

    (1729 - 1797)

  • Portrait of British poet Lord Byron.

    Lord Byron

    (1788 - 1824)

  • Black and white photograph of French novelist, essayist, and playwright Albert Camus.

    Albert Camus

    (1913 - 1960)

  • Black and white photograph of Czech writer Karel Čapek.

    Karel Čapek

    (1890 - 1938)

  • Black and white photograph of West-Indian-born civil rights activist Stokely Carmichael.

    Stokely Carmichael

    (1941 - 1998)

  • Color photograph of writer Nicholas Carr.

    Nicholas Carr

  • Color image of French philosopher Auguste Comte.

    Auguste Comte

    (1798 - 1857)

  • Black and white photograph of Argentine writer Julio Cortázar.

    Julio Cortázar

    (1914 - 1984)

  • Self-portrait of French artist Jacques-Louis David.

    Jacques-Louis David

    (1748 - 1825)

  • Black and white photograph of American inventor Thomas Alva Edison.

    Thomas Alva Edison

    (1847 - 1931)

  • Photograph of Egyptian writer Yasmine El Rashidi.

    Yasmine El Rashidi

  • German socialist philosopher Friedrich Engels.

    Friedrich Engels

    (1820 - 1895)

  • Color photograph of British historian Orlando Figes.

    Orlando Figes

  • Finck was a music critic for The Nation and the New York Evening Post from 1881 to 1924.

    Henry T. Finck

    (1854 - 1926)

  • Black and white photograph of French man of letters Anatole France.

    Anatole France

    (1844 - 1924)