Category: 1898

A raven trained to march is entertaining Kaise…

A raven trained to march is entertaining Kaiser Wilhelm II. and his staff, 1898,

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Italian anarchist Luigi Lucheni being arrested…

Italian anarchist Luigi Lucheni being arrested after murdering Austrian Empress Elisabeth, Geneva 1898

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Luigi_Lucheni Just one of series of tragedies that hit House of Habsburg in waning days of their Empire (execution of Emperor Franz Joseph brother Maximilian in Mexico 1867, Mayerling affair and suicide of Emperor son and heir Rudolf 1883, murder of his wife 1898 and finally assassination of Franz Ferdinand 1914 and war that destroyed Habsburg Empire) all that mixed with lost war vs Prussia 1866 and losing control of German lands and unification race to Bismarck Prussia and losing control of Italian possessions from 1859-1866

Lieutenant Colonel John Henry Patterson with o…

Lieutenant Colonel John Henry Patterson with one of the two Tsavo Man-Eaters, a pair of female lions that killed 28-31 workers during the construction of the Kenya-Uganda Railway in 1898

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Battle of Manila Bay by Simon Adams, depicting…

Battle of Manila Bay by Simon Adams, depicting the battle on May 1, 1898, Spanish American War.

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Alberta Virginia Scott, the first African Amer…

Alberta Virginia Scott, the first African American graduate of Radcliffe College, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1898

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Two young cowboys on the Nebraska plains, 1898

Two young cowboys on the Nebraska plains, 1898

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Miners and packers climbing the Chilkoot Pass …

Miners and packers climbing the Chilkoot Pass between Canada and Alaska during the Klondike Gold Rush, September 1898

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Rough Rider writing home during Spanish-American War

Date: 1898?
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Wilhelm Türk, austrian gold winner at the worl…

Wilhelm Türk, austrian gold winner at the world championchip in weight lifting July 31th 1898

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The Last King of the Kingdom of Benin Ovonramw…

The Last King of the Kingdom of Benin Ovonramwen Nogbaisi with his wives, Queen Egbe and Queen Aighobahi , c.1898.

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