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Bergmann 1896 Pistol Theodor Bergmann, a German industrialist, hired a gun designer and developed a series of automatic pistols at the turn of the century.

Bergmann 1896 Pistol Theodor Bergmann, a German industrialist, hired a gun designer and developed a series of automatic pistols at the turn of the century.

Carlo Crivelli. Saint George and the Dragon. 1470. Berenson described it to Mrs. Gardner as "more woderful than any Japanese lacquer... drawn as if by lightning" before he bought it for her in 1897. Though little is known of Saint George, who is here portrayed as a medieval knight, his traditional role as dragon slayer and protector of a virgin seems to be derived from the Perseus-Andromeda legend centered around Lydda in Palestine, where Saint George was martyred about the year 300. Image…

Carlo Crivelli. Saint George and the Dragon. 1470. Berenson described it to Mrs. Gardner as "more woderful than any Japanese lacquer... drawn as if by lightning" before he bought it for her in 1897. Though little is known of Saint George, who is here portrayed as a medieval knight, his traditional role as dragon slayer and protector of a virgin seems to be derived from the Perseus-Andromeda legend centered around Lydda in Palestine, where Saint George was martyred about the year 300. Image…

Contemporary mural by unknown artist of the Siege of Ulsan, an unsuccessful Sino-Korean attempt to recapture Ulsan Castle from invading Japanese during the Imjin War.

Contemporary mural by unknown artist of the Siege of Ulsan, an unsuccessful Sino-Korean attempt to recapture Ulsan Castle from invading Japanese during the Imjin War.

The fall of Seringapatam, a contemporary painting of the ending of the 1799 siege, which resulted in the culmination of the 4th Anglo-Mysore war and the death of Tipu Sultan.

The fall of Seringapatam, a contemporary painting of the ending of the 1799 siege, which resulted in the culmination of the 4th Anglo-Mysore war and the death of Tipu Sultan.

Nader Shah, future Shah of Persia, defeating the Afghans at Mehmandust , 17729. The painting was commissioned a decade afterwards, artist unkown.

Nader Shah, future Shah of Persia, defeating the Afghans at Mehmandust , 17729. The painting was commissioned a decade afterwards, artist unkown.