Sense perception, history, empathy: Thomas Geve (b. 1929), The ABC of Auschwitz, Buchenwald DP camp, 1945, Pencil, coloured pencil and watercolour on paper, 15x10cm, Collection of the Yad Vashem Art Museum, Jerusalem, Gift of the artist
Signed photo card of the HMS Marlborough that was commissioned by the English government to go to the Crimea to rescue members of the Russian Royal family who were still alive. The dowager Empress Maria Feodoravna, her daughter Xenia, and her granddaughter Irina Yussopov, as well as remaining members of the Yussopov family were saved. There is a fascinating article, as well as many photos in the alexander palace website about this event. Check it out.
Escaping Russia on the British ship the HMS Marlborough The Dowager Empress Maria Feodorovna, Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna, Grand Duke Nikolai Nikolaievich, Jr., Princess Irina Alexandrovna Yussoupova, and her husband, Prince Felix Felixovich Yussoupov
Mourn our lost mammals, while helping the survivors battle back. one from this earth: Four of the 30 Australian mammal species that have gone extinct since European settlement. The desert rat-kangaroo (top left), the eastern hare-wallaby (top right), the white-footed rabbit-rat (bottom left), and the pig-footed bandicoot (bottom right).