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Ambrosius Holbein

Ambrosius Holbein was a German and Swiss artist in painting and printmaking. He was the elder brother, by about three years, of Hans Holbein the Younger, but he appears to have died in his mid twenties leaving behind only a small body of work. Like his younger brother, he was born in Augsburg, a center of art and trade at that time, his father Hans Holbein the Elder was a pioneer and leader in the transformation of German art from the Gothic to the Renaissance style. In his studio both his sons and Hans, received their first painting lessons as well as an introduction to the crafts of the goldsmith and printmaker; the young Holbein, alongside his brother and his father, is pictured in the left-hand panel of Holbein the Elder's 1504 altar-piece triptych the Basilica of St. Paul, displayed at the Staatsgalerie in Augsberg. In 1515 Ambrosius lived in the Swiss town of Stein am Rhein, where he helped a Schaffhausen painter named Thomas Schmid with the murals in the main hall of the St George monastery.

The next year saw Ambrosius, as well as his brother Hans, in Basel, where he worked as a journeyman in Hans Herbster's studio. In 1517 he was enrolled in a register of the Basel painters' guild and in 1518 he was naturalized as a citizen there; however he disappears from records soon after, is assumed to have died around 1519. The Portrait of a Boy with Blond Hair and its companion, the Portrait of a Boy with Brown Hair, are among Ambrosius’ best works of this period. Both are now in the Basel Kunstmuseum. Ambrosius Holbein ranks among the most important of Basel's illustrators and prominent "small format" artists. Virgin and Child Portrait of a Boy with Blond Hair Portrait of a Boy with Brown Hair Portrait of Jörg Schweiger Portrait of a Young Man Nativity Nativity Repose of Mary Portrait of Johannes Xylotectus Portrait of a Young Man Portrait of a Young Man Repose of Mary Hans Holbein the Elder Hans Holbein the Younger Early Renaissance painting http://www.artcyclopedia.com/artists/holbein_ambrosius.html http://www.abcgallery.com/H/holbein/aholbeinbio.html

Guayabera

The guayabera known in Mexico as Camisa de Yucatán is a Cuban men's summer shirt, worn outside the trousers, distinguished by two vertical rows of sewn pleats running the length of the front and back of the shirt. Made of linen, silk, or cotton, appropriate for hot or humid weather, guayaberas are popular in Cuba, the Caribbean, Central America, South America, Southeast Asia, the south of Spain and Portugal, in general, the Hispanic world; the design of a typical guayabera is distinguished by several details: Long or short sleeves, the more common being the short-sleeved version, having a cuffed sleeve with a single decorative button. Either two or four patch pockets and two vertical rows of alforzas run along the front and three along the back of the shirt; the pockets are detailed with alforzas that are identical to, aligned with, the alforzas on the body of the shirt. The top of each pocket is adorned with a matching shirt button, as are the bottoms of the alforza pleats. Vertical rows of adjusting buttons are used at the bottom hem.

While most versions of the design have no placket covering the buttons, a few newer designs do. Some shirt designs include slits on either side, these include two or three buttons; the bottom has a straight hem, is never tucked into the trousers. Though traditionally worn in white and pastels, guayaberas are now available in many solid colors. Black guayaberas, embroidered with colorful flowers and festooned with French cuffs, have for many decades been popular in Mexico and are considered formalwear in some situations. Mexican guayaberas use complicated embroidery as a supplement to the traditional alforzas; this style originated in Mexico. The exact origin of the garment is unknown, although some sources attribute the shirt to the people of the Philippines who introduced the design to Mexico; the design is believed to be from the lace-like white Philippine barong Tagalog, which has documented origins in the Philippines prior to the arrival of the Spanish. It made its way to Cuba through Mexico via the Manila-Acapulco galleon trade.

Some scholars dispute the Philippine origin based on perceived design differences. The barong traditionally does not have pockets and has an intricate U-shaped embroidery around the chest, absent in Cuban guayaberas. Guayaberas are made from linen or cotton, not the expensive piña or abacá sheer fabrics used in formal barong. However, guayaberas in Mexico have chest designs like pleats and embroidery similar to the barong; this is the reason why Mexicans claim that it originated from either the state of Veracruz or the Yucatán Peninsula. In Mexico, the same basic style is known as the "camisa de Yucatán" or "wedding shirt". Regardless, a clearer line of evidence is that guayaberas are also referred to as "filipinas" in Yucatán, with the former regarded as a variant of the latter; the only difference between the two is the type of collar used. Filipinas have a collar similar to the Nehru or mandarin-style, while guayaberas have a more typical spread collar. Both filipinas and the derivative guayaberas were the traditional everyday men's shirts in Yucatán since the mid-19th century, before they were replaced by western shirts in the early 20th century.

The white filipina shirt is still regarded as the traditional formal dress for men in Yucatán, along with the terno for women. In particular, white filipinas are the traditional shirts worn for the jarana Yucateca dance, paired with white trousers; this suggests an origin from the Philippines that entered Mexico early during the colonial period through Yucatán to Cuba, where it was adapted to local fashion and materials. Cubans claim the guayabera originated from Cuba. Cuban literature refers to the shirt from 1893, documentary evidence mentions the shirt in Cuba as early as 1880; the Cuban origin story tells of a poor countryside seamstress sewing large patch-pockets onto her husband's shirts for carrying guava from the field. In another version of the story, in 1709 Spanish immigrants from Granada, José Pérez Rodríguez and his wife Encarnación Núñez García arrived in Sancti Spiritus, located along the Yayabo River. José asked his wife to make him a shirt with long sleeves and four large pockets to store his cigars and belongings while he worked.

Because it was easy to make and useful, it soon became a popular garment in use in that region. Another belief is that the name guayabera is said to have originated from the word yayabero, the nickname for those who lived near the Yayabo River in Cuba; the guayabera is worn in formal contexts, such as offices and weddings. In Cuba, the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico, guayaberas are part of the traditional wear for men and may be considered formalwear. In 2010, Cuba reinstated the guayabera as the "official formal dress garment". Guayaberas have been worn extensively by a number of Latin American political leaders, including Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, Cesar Chavez, Carlos Prío Socarrás, Fidel Castro; this is interpreted as a sign of the wearer's affiliation with populist political positions. Michael Manley, populist Jamaican prime minister advocated for the guayabera as an anti-colonialist mode of dress, conversely t

Watertown, Florida

Watertown is a census-designated place in Columbia County, United States. As of the 2010 census, it had a population of 2,829. Watertown is located at 30 ° 11' 11" 82 ° 36' 30" West. According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 2.5 square miles, of which 2.4 square miles is land and 0.1 square miles is water. As of the census of 2000, there were 2,837 people, 1,164 households, 744 families residing in the CDP; the population density was 1,186.3 people per square mile, containing 1,339 housing units at an average density of 559.9/sq mi. The racial makeup of the CDP was 66.94% White, 30.24% African American, 0.56% Native American, 0.25% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.21% from other races, 1.76% from two or more races. 1.34 % of the population were Latino of any race. There were 1,164 households out of which 25.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.4% were married couples living together, 15.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 36.0% were non-families.

31.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.7% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.41 and the average family size was 3.00. In the CDP, the population was spread out with 25.0% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 24.5% from 25 to 44, 25.1% from 45 to 64, 18.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females, there were 93.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.8 males. The median income for a household in the CDP was $29,402, the median income for a family was $36,179. Males had a median income of $30,353 versus $21,339 for females; the per capita income for the CDP was $13,044. 17.1% of the population and 12.9% of families were below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 18.7% of those under the age of 18 and 14.7% of those 65 and older were living below the poverty line

Battle of Santa Clara (1927)

The Battle of Santa Clara took place on 27 July 1927, during the American occupation of Nicaragua of 1926–1933. After being ambushed by Sandinista forces at the Battle of San Fernando, Major Oliver Floyd's expedition of American Marines and Nicaraguan Provisional Guardsmen continued its advance into enemy-held territory in northern Nicaragua. On the 27 July two American airplanes spotted forty Sandinistas waiting in ambush; the aircraft received fire from an enemy machine gun and a dive bombing raid ensued, with three bombs being dropped on the Nicaraguan rebels. The American aviators reported seeing six Sandinistas "dead or wounded."Major Floyd's Marine and Provisional Guard expedition reached the area one mile southeast of Santa Clara, where they were attacked by a force of between 60 and 120 Sandinista insurgents who were armed with two machine guns. One of the machine guns was confirmed to be a Lewis gun and the other one was suspected of being one as well; the battle raged from 2:30 to 4:00, with the Sandinistas being driven back.

The American and Nicaraguan government forces didn't suffer any casualties, while five dead rebels were found on the battlefield. However, Augusto César Sandino would admit to losing up to 60 men killed and wounded during the action. Sandino had a tendency to exaggerate numbers related to the battles during his rebellion, so this number of 60 is inaccurate. One young Sandinista, pretending to be dead, was captured, but released. In addition to human losses, twelve of Sandino's animals were killed and eight were captured; the clash at Santa Clara, along with the previous battles at Ocotal and San Fernando convinced Sandino to alter his tactics. According to author Neill Macaulay, "he would attack only when the odds were in his favor-when he had the advantages of surprise and superior firepower. Never again would he foolishly'stand his ground,' nor would he try to redeem an attack that had hopelessly bogged down. Major Floyd might wage a'blood and thunder campaign,' but Sandino would adopt the hit-and-run tactics of guerrilla warfare."

After the Battle of Santa Clara, the Sandinistas fell back to "the jungles around El Chipote mountain,", "ideal country for guerrilla warfare."

Goro Inagaki

Goro Inagaki is a Japanese musician and actor from Itabashi, Tokyo. Inagaki is a member of the Japanese pop group SMAP, his international film debut was in the romantic comedy Private Lessons II, playing the male lead role of a Japanese student who falls for his tutor. Private Lessons II starred SMAP leader Masahiro Nakai. Seishun Kazoku Gakkō e ikō Hatachi no Yakusoku Usodemoiikara Tōkyō Daigaku Monogatari Saikō no Koibito Subarashiki Kazokuryokō Saigo no Kazokuryokō Kare Koi no Katamichikippu Sommelier Shinshitsusaibō Kiken na Kankei Saimin Onmyōji Kekkon no Jyōken Yoisho no Otoko Ren'ai Hensachi Hoshi ni Negai o Inugamike no Ichizoku 9.11 Yatsuhakamura M no Higeki Asuka e soshite madaminukoe Jōōbachi Busu no Hitomi ni Koishiteru Aakuma ga Kitarite Fue o Fuku Hanazakari no Kimitachi e Sasaki Fusai no Jinginaki Tatakai Akuma no Temariuta Triangle Kamen Rider G Nagareboshi Bull Doctor Hungry!! Dr. Kenzi Take 5 Fukigen na Kajitsu Scarlet Saraba itoshino yakuza Private Lessons Shoot Super Scandal Parasite Eve Hypnosis University of Laughs Voice of Ratchet in One Piece, Movie 7 Narration for Hokkyoku no Nanu Thirteen Assassins Night's Tightrope Kuso-yarō to Utsukushiki Sekai Another World Tezuka's Barbara Children of the Sea Labyrinth of Cinema SMAP×SMAP Goro Deluxe Aishuutantei 1756 SmaStation G.

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Carlotta Maury

Carlotta Joaquina Maury was a geologist, stratigrapher and was one of the first women to work as a professional scientist in the oil and gas industry. The international fuel corporation offered her a job in 1910. Prejudice against professional women at the time did not affect Maury due to her extensive knowledge, recognized technical skills, capabilities. Carlotta Joaquina Maury was born on January 1874 in Hastings-on-Hudson, New York. Maury's father was the Reverend Mytton Maury, a direct descendant of the Reverend James Maury and one of the sons of Sarah Mytton Maury. Maury's mother was Virginia Draper, a daughter of Antonia Coetana de Paiva Pereira Gardner and Dr. John William Draper, her Grandfather, Daniel Gardner was the Emperor of Brazil's physician. Her sister, Antonia Maury became an astronomer and worked as a scientist and a mathematician in Harvard Observatory. Maury had Sarah Mytton Maury who died in infancy, her brother, John William Draper was a well known New York surgeon who died in 1931.

Maury was the granddaughter of John William Draper and a niece of Henry Draper, both pioneering astronomers who funded the Harvard Observatory. Maury was educated at Radcliffe College from 1891 to 1894, she attended Jardin des Plantes in Paris from 1899 to 1900 and Columbia University. After spending a year at Sorbonne for post-graduate studies, she completed her PhD at Cornell University in 1902, making her one of the first women to receive her PhD in paleontology. Upon completion of her degree, Maury started teaching at Erasmus High School in Brooklyn, New York in 1900, she went on to become a paleontologist assistant at Columbia University in 1904 and a lecturer in geology at Columbia College and Barnard College until 1912."C. J." Maury joined a team led by G. D. Harris, her former Cornell advisor; the team’s objective was to investigate oil-rich areas off the coasts of Texas and Louisiana in the Gulf of Mexico. The information provided was the first significant geological information about the oil-producing area it is today.

Maury’s specific contribution to the team’s research efforts was assembling data based on paleontologist findings in order to create a structure map of a large region. The team’s analysis has only needed minor adjustments since being published in 1910. In 1910, she started working for the Royal Dutch Shell as a consulting geologist and stratigrapher - she became the first female to be hired as a consultant, for General Asphalt Co. as part of a team to explore areas of Old Eocene beds in Trinidad and Venezuela. Her findings of fossils and fauna were the first of their kind in the South America. After teaching at Huguenot College in Wellington, South Africa, she returned to the Caribbean in 1916 as a leader of the "Maury Expedition" to the Dominican Republic, despite political instability in the area at the time, her goal was to order the stratigraphic layers of the Miocene and Oligocene eras, which were composed of sedimentary rock with heavy fossil deposits. This resulted in the discovery of 400 new species.

Her work formed the foundation of the present day International Dominican Republic Project, a research effort that aims to dissect evolutionary change in the Caribbean from the Miocene era to the present day. In 1925, Maury published "Fosseis Terciarios do Brazil with Descripcao de Nova Cretaceas Forms". In this work she describes a various amount of species of mollusks from the northeaster coast of South America. Using her stratigraphy knowledge, she was able to find a correlation of those faunas with similar faunas around the Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico."C. J." Maury (as she was called and as shown in her scientific papers was known for working speedily, while paying attention to detail and upholding a high level of enthusiasm. Her skills and capabilities were acknowledged that she became an official paleontologist with the Geological and Mineralogical Service of Brazil. While in this position, she published multiple monographs and Mineralogical Service Bulletins between 1919-1937. Most of her work after 1923 was completed inside a private lab in her apartment in Yonkers, New York.

Since she was financially independent she was able to hire other specialists on the work she wasn’t as confident in. Maury died January 1938 in Yonkers, New York, she was buried at Cold Springs, New York on January 6 - her 64th birthday