X-ray evaluation confirms cast date on Lincoln pardon of Civil Conflict soldier

Enlarge / Abraham Lincoln’s pardon for Patrick Murphy, a Civil Conflict soldier within the Union Military who was court-martialed for desertion. (credit score: Nationwide Archives) There’s hardly ever time to… Read more

X-rays reveal censored parts of Marie Antoinette’s letters to Swedish rely

Enlarge / 1775 portrait of Marie Antoinette, Queen of France, by Jean-Baptiste-André Gautier-Dagoty. X-ray evaluation of letters between the queen and a Swedish rely revealed phrases that had been blacked… Read more