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Charlie Chaplin Little Tramp Outfit

[Not a valid template] This is the original tramp suit that Charlie Chaplin first wore in the part of “The Little Tramp”.It was lent to him by Billie Ritchie whilst they were performing in “The Mumming Birds” for the Alfred…

A RECEIPT IN GALILEO’S HAND

(1564-1642) The father of modern mechanics and experimental physics Italian astronomer and mathematician and physicist Professor of mathematics at Padua (1592-1610) Improved the refracting telescope (1610) and was the first to use it for astronomy. THERE EXISTS ONLY FOUR KNOWN…

Sir Francis Drake’s Will

Signed Will of Sir Francis Drake 1588

This document was made at the beginning of one of the most celebrated campaigns in English history (and perhaps his very last act before it began).   On May 30, 1588, the same day that Drake signed the present document, the…

Darwin’s Comparison of Man and Ape

Darwins Theory of Evolution

  THEORY OF EVOLUTION as stated in “DESCENT OF MAN” Darwin outlines the section headings of Chapter III (here labeled II).The draft shown here was changed so that the final printed version read: “Comparison of the Mental Powers of Man…

Sir Ernest Shackleton

Original South Magnetic Pole Map

DISCOVERER OF THE SOUTH MAGNETIC POLE RECENTLY CREDITED WITH INNOVATIVE MANAGEMENT TECHNIQUES DUE TO THE SURVIVAL OF 100% OF HIS CREW. HIS HUGE MANUSCRIPT MAP OF ANTARCTICA AND OF HIS HEROIC AND EPIC EXPEDITION Drawn in blue and red crayon…

Ulysses S. Grant

Presidential Inaugual Bible

THE PRESIDENTIAL INAUGURAL BIBLE The Annotated Paragraph Bible:  containing the Old and New Testaments, according to the Authorized Version,  arranged in Paragraphs and Parallelisms;  with Explanatory Notes. London,  1861 Inscribed on front flyleaf by Salmon Portland Chase, Chief Justice of…