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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)