Kings (62 Subjects)
Ancient coin of Salamis. Obv. Ajax son of Telamon, king of Salamis.
Illustration for the poem of Shakespeare "Hamlet".
Battle of Vienna, 1683: Polish and Austrian regiments of the Holy League under John III Sobieski drive the Ottoman army away from the city walls.
Leopold I, the Habsburg Emperor, escorted by Polish soldiers makes a triumphal entry into the tent of Grand Vizier Kara Mustafa Pasha, prime mover of the Second Siege of Vienna.
Portrait of Leopold I, the Holy Roman Emperor, head of the Christian states of Central Europe in the Second Siege of Vienna.
Portrait of Charles II of Spain.
Portrait of Frederick William III of Prussia.
View of Ersekújvár, Slovakia. In the foreground, the Ottomans surrender the city to Leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor.
Chart of the Timurid dynasty (dynasty of Timur or Tamerlane). With the exception of Mirzah Mirah Schah, the rest of the persons on the chart rose to the throne albeit for a short time.
1. Diamond belonging to the Mongol king of India. 2. Diamond belonging to the Duke of Tuscany. 3. Rough diamond of 242 carats. The author states that this was the bigger diamond he ever saw at the hands of the merchants of India. 4. Rough diamond bought by the author at Ahmedabad, India. 5. Finished diamond. 6. Rough diamond bought by the author in India. 7,8. Rough and finished diamond, of a total weight of 104 carats. The diamonds were bought by an affluent Danish merchant in the presence of the author.
1. Ruby bought by the uncle of the King of the Mongols in India for 90.000 rupees. The ruby was presented to the king on its birthday. 3,4. Rubies belonging to the king of Visapur, India. 5. Ruby belonging to affluent merchant from Varanasi, India. 6. Topaz belonging to the Mongol king of India.
1. Pearl belonging to the king of Persia. According to the author the pearl was bought from an Arab merchant of Katifa in 1633 for 32.000 toman. 2. Pearl belonging to the Mongol king of India. 3. Pearl sold by the author to the governor of Bengal, uncle of the Mongol king of India. 4. Pearls belonging to the Mongol king of India.
Coins bearing the symbols of astrological signs. They were commissioned by emperor Shah Mugal Jahan in honour of his wife Mumtaz Mahal, and minted in the twenty-four hours that he permitted her to reign in his place.
Top: The king of Tonkin (Vietnam) exits the palace. Bottom: The king of Tonkin (Vietnam) leaves for war.
Procession which escorts the queen mother or the queen of Tonkin as they exit the palace.
Funeral procession of the king of Tonkin (Vietnam).
Carriages with livestock and other provisions leave Hanoi. They are destined to feed the soldiers and other followers of the funeral procession of the king of Tonkin (Vietnam).
Funerary procession of the king of Tonkin (Vietnam).
1. The mausoleum of Manuel I of Portugal at the Convent of the Order of Christ, Tomar, Portugal. 2. The sarcophagus of Manuel I of Portugal. 3. Water-douching tool used for the cleaning of cannons. 4. Banana tree.
The tomb of Robert of Anjou or Robert the Wise, King of Naples (1277 – 1343) at the church of Santa Chiara, Naples. The tomb is the work of eminent Florentine artists Paccio and Giovanni Bertini.
Tomb of Charles III, son of Robert of Anjou at the church of Santa Chiara, Naples.
Tomb of Maria of Calabria, granddaughter of Robert of Anjou, at the church of Santa Chiara, Naples. Tomb of Louis of Anjou, great-grandson of Robert of Anjou, at the church of Santa Chiara, Naples.
Tomb of Queen Joanna I (1328-1382), granddaughter of Robert of Anjou, at the church of Santa Chiara, Naples.
View of the New Castle of Naples. The castle was built by Charles I of Anjou in 1282.
Tomb of princess Maria of Durazzo, granddaughter of Robert of Anjou, at the church of Santa Chiara, Naples.
The tomb of Agnès and Clemence, descendants of Robert of Anjou at the church of Santa Chiara, Naples.
Statue of Conradin, Duke of Swabia and King of Sicily (1252-1268) at the church of Santa Maria del Carmine, Naples. The statue was made by Bertel Thorvaldsen and erected by Maximilian of Bavaria in 1847.
Portrait of Otto of Greece.
Portrait of Amalia, Queen of Greece.