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Characters of the World History

subtitled: Contemporary Miniatures of Famous Personalities Out of Four Centuries

Very nice vintage Cigarette card album depicting portraits of famous people in world history
from the Reformation through the 19th Century. Included are also countless artistic
black & white line drawings illustrations depicting famous persons-personages
(men and women, male and female) throughout four centuries of history

... complete with all colored tobacco cards.

Album Style

  • 111 pages
  • 200 coloured cigarette cards

In good exterior and good interior condition.
Upper right hand corner lightly crushed, else ok.

All pages are complete and tight in the binding.

Approx/Measurements: 13-3/4" x 9-3/4"  ~2.3 lbs.

Published by Cigaretten Bilderdienst Hamburg Bahrenfeld

Contents include Humanism, Reformation, Renaissance, Thirty Years War, Absolutism,
Revolution, Goethe, liberation wars, German Romanticism

Table of contents[excerpt]:

*Kaiser Maximillian I
*Martin Luther
*Katharina von Bora
*Erasmus von Rotterdam
*Beatrice Cenci
*Galileo Galilei
*King Henry VIII
*Cardinal Thomas Wolsey
*Jane Seymour
*Thomas More
*Hans Holbein the Younger
*Sir Walter Raleigh
*Francis Drake
*Saint-St. Ignatius von Loyola (of Loyola)
*Peter Paul Rubens
*Rembrandt Harmensz van Ryn
*Friedrich Wilhelm
*Cardinal Richelieu
*Henri de la Tour d’ Auvergne
  Vicomte de Turenne
*King Louis XIV
*Marie Therese von Spanien
*Jean Racine
*Jean-Baptiste Poquelin de Moliere
*Jean de Lafontaine
*Oliver Cromwell
*John Milton
*Ashley Cooper Earl of Shaftesbury
*Sir Isaac Newton
*John Churchill
*Duke of Marlborough
*Sarah Churchill Jennings, Duchess
  of Marlborough
*King George II
*Robert Walpole
*Jonathan Swift
*Benjamin Franklin
*Warren Hastings
*George Washington
*Lady Emma Hamilton
*Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount of Nelson
*Philippe II, Duke of Orleans
*Francois Boucher

*Jeanne-Antoinette Poisson, Marquise &
Duchessa de Pompadour (Madame Pompadour)
*Francis I, Holy Roman Emperor
*Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
*Frederick II of Prussia (Frederick the Great)
*Hans Joachim von Zieten
*Augustus III of Poland
*Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
*Immanuel Kant

*Peter I of Russia
*Charles Augustus, Grand Duke of
*Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
*Charlotte von Stein
*Ludwig von Beethoven
*Karl Friedrich Schinkel
*Maria Anna Angelika-Angelica Katharina Kauffmann
*King Louis XVI
*Marie Antoinette
*Charlotte Corday
*Maximilien (Maximilian) Marie Isidore de Robespierre
*Napoleon (Napolean) I (Napoleon Bonaparte)
*Empress Josephine de Beauharnais
*Charles XIV John of Sweden (Jean-Baptiste Jules
*Michel Ney
*Charles Maurice Herzog von Talleyrand
*Marquis de La Fayette-Lafayette (Marie-Joseph
  Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier)
*George Lord Byron
*Friedrich Wilhelm III
*Carl Theodor Korner
*Jean (Johann) Paul Friedrich Richter
*Johann Ludwig Tieck
*Bettina von Arnim
*Heinrich von Kleist
*Prince Klemens Wenzel von Metternich
*Robert Schumann
*Eugenie de Montijo
*Queen Victoria
*Ludwig I of Bavaria
*Franz Joseph I of Austria
*Olga Nikolaevna of Russia

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