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"Unveiling the Enigmatic World of a Professor: From Reichenbach to Moriarty" Step into the captivating world of a professor, where knowledge and curiosity intertwine

Background imageProfessor Collection: Switzerland Reichenbach

Switzerland Reichenbach
The Reichenbach falls, where Sherlock Holmes and professor Moriarty are supposed to have fallen to their deaths

Background imageProfessor Collection: A trombone lesson at the Conservatoire

A trombone lesson at the Conservatoire
Professor M. Delisse tutors a quartet of trombone players

Background imageProfessor Collection: Awful changes cartoon

Awful changes cartoon
Satirical lithograph cartoon by Henry T De la Beche c.1830, depicting Charles Lyell (centre) as Professor Ichthyosaurus

Background imageProfessor Collection: Marie Curie

Marie Curie
Born in Poland in 1867, after receiving her secondary education she worked as a governess for eight years. Marie moved to Paris and read Physics at the Sorbonne

Background imageProfessor Collection: The hollow head of the Sphinx, Egypt

The hollow head of the Sphinx, Egypt
Remarkable discoveries within the Sphinx: the temple within its hollow head. Professor G. A. Reisners interesting discoveries. A diagrammatic view of hidden temples and a stairway inside the Sphinx

Background imageProfessor Collection: Immanuel Kant

Immanuel Kant
Portrait of Immanuel Kant. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageProfessor Collection: Flea Circus

Flea Circus
An advertisement for Professor Likontis wonderful Roumanian Fea Circus

Background imageProfessor Collection: DOYLE: SHERLOCK HOLMES. Sherlock Holmes and Professor Moriarty locked in mortal combat at

DOYLE: SHERLOCK HOLMES. Sherlock Holmes and Professor Moriarty locked in mortal combat at the Reichenbach Falls. Wood engraving after a drawing by Sidney Paget from the Strand magazine for Sir Arthur

Background imageProfessor Collection: MORIARTY POSTER

MORIARTY POSTER
Poster for Moriarty, a Hollywood movie featuring the ex-Professor described by Holmes as the Napoleon of crime Date: circa 1922

Background imageProfessor Collection: Spring - Summer Wind by Herta Zuckermann

Spring - Summer Wind by Herta Zuckermann
Girl with her arms filled with Spring flowers - painting by child artist Herta Zuckermann, student at the Vienna School for Arts and Crafts (Professor Cizeks course)

Background imageProfessor Collection: The Examination of a Young Surgeon. Satirical etching, 1811, by George Cruikshank

The Examination of a Young Surgeon. Satirical etching, 1811, by George Cruikshank
CARTOON: SURGEONS, 1811. The Examination of a Young Surgeon. Satirical etching, 1811, by George Cruikshank

Background imageProfessor Collection: Pygmalion - George Bernard Shaws play opens in 1914

Pygmalion - George Bernard Shaws play opens in 1914
Spread from The Sketch magazine showing scenes from the George Bernard Shaw play, Pygmalion, which opened at His Majestys Theatre, London on 11 April 1914

Background imageProfessor Collection: Awful changes cartoon

Awful changes cartoon
Satirical pen and ink cartoon by Henry T De la Beche c.1830, depicting Charles Lyell (centre) as Professor Ichthyosaurus

Background imageProfessor Collection: Starlight bent by the Suns Attraction: The Einstein Theory

Starlight bent by the Suns Attraction: The Einstein Theory
This diagram drawn by W. B. Robinson illustrates Professor Einsteins Theory that light is subject to gravitation. The drawing was based on British observers photographs at the eclipse of the sun

Background imageProfessor Collection: Professor George Boole (1815-1865)

Professor George Boole (1815-1865)
Engraved portrait of George Boole (1815-1865), the English mathematician, philosopher and inventor of Boolean algebra, pictured c.1865

Background imageProfessor Collection: Tank Corps Recruitment

Tank Corps Recruitment
Wanted Smart Men for the Tank Corps - Let Professor Tank teach you a Trade Recruitment drive for the newly created tank Corps toward the end of WW1

Background imageProfessor Collection: Brian Cox, caricature

Brian Cox, caricature
Brian Cox (born 1968). Caricature of the British particle physicist, science TV presenter and former musician Brian Edward Cox

Background imageProfessor Collection: August Ferdinand Mobius

August Ferdinand Mobius
AUGUST FERDINAND MOBIUS German scientist, professor of astronomy at Leipzig university, discoverer of the mobius strip; regarded as the founder of topology

Background imageProfessor Collection: Illustration shows hummingbirds. Trochilidae

Illustration shows hummingbirds. Trochilidae. - Kolibris, 1 print : color lithograph; sheet 36 x 26 cm. 1904. Ernst Haeckel 1834 a 1919 German biologist, naturalist, philosopher, physician

Background imageProfessor Collection: PROFESSOR MORIARTY

PROFESSOR MORIARTY
THE FINAL PROBLEM The evil professor Moriarty; named by Holmes the Napoleon of Crime'. Date: First published: 1893

Background imageProfessor Collection: John Fuller, English philanthropist

John Fuller, English philanthropist
John Fuller (1757-1834), English philanthropist. Fuller was born at North Stoneham, Hampshire. At the age of four he lost his father, the local clergyman, and at ten was sent to Eton College

Background imageProfessor Collection: John Mad Jack Fuller, philanthropist

John Mad Jack Fuller, philanthropist
John Fuller (1757-1834), English philanthropist. Fuller was born at North Stoneham, Hampshire. At the age of four he lost his father, the local clergyman, and at ten was sent to Eton College

Background imageProfessor Collection: Illustration shows liverworts. Hepaticae

Illustration shows liverworts. Hepaticae. - Lebermoose, 1 print : color lithograph; sheet 36 x 26 cm. 1904. Ernst Haeckel 1834 a 1919 German biologist, naturalist, philosopher, physician, professor

Background imageProfessor Collection: Exploring Party / Doyle

Exploring Party / Doyle
The exploring party: Professor Challenger, with Malnone on his right, Lord Ruxton on his left, Professor Summerlee standing behind

Background imageProfessor Collection: Steven Pinker, Canadian psychologist

Steven Pinker, Canadian psychologist
Steven Pinker. Caricature of the Canadian-American experimental psychologist, cognitive scientist, linguist and author Steven Arthur Pinker (born 1954)

Background imageProfessor Collection: James Clark, Kilmarnock, Scotland. Around 1920

James Clark, Kilmarnock, Scotland. Around 1920
Portrait photograph of Dr James Clark (1861-1935), Principal of Central Technical Schools for Cornwall from 1899 to 1908. The photograph was taken while he was Rector at Kilmarnock Academy, Ayrshire

Background imageProfessor Collection: Francesco Matania

Francesco Matania
Chevalier Francesco Matania (1884-1957), operatic singer and professor of singing, pictured in The Tatler at the time of his return to London in 1920

Background imageProfessor Collection: A discussion on the Piltdown skull by John Cooke

A discussion on the Piltdown skull by John Cooke
Portrait group of well-known British scientists examining the Piltdown skull. This topical painting was exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1915

Background imageProfessor Collection: Erwin Schrodinger, caricature C013 / 7591

Erwin Schrodinger, caricature C013 / 7591
Erwin Schrodinger (1887-1961). Caricature of the Austrian physicist Erwin Schrodinger holding a cat. In 1926, Schrodinger published a series of papers that founded the science of quantum wave

Background imageProfessor Collection: John Quincy Adams

John Quincy Adams
JOHN QUINCY ADAMS (1767-1848). Lectures on Rhetoric and Oratory. Title page to the collection of lectures by John Quincy Adams while a professor at Harvard University. Published 1810

Background imageProfessor Collection: Marie Curie, Polish-French physicist

Marie Curie, Polish-French physicist
Marie Curie (1867-1934, nee Marya Sklodowska), Polish-French physicist. With her husband Pierre, she isolated the radioactive elements polonium and radium in 1898

Background imageProfessor Collection: Marie and Pierre Curie, French physicists

Marie and Pierre Curie, French physicists
Marie and Pierre Curie. Marie Curie (1867-1934, nee Marya Sklodowska), was born in Poland. In 1891 she became a student at the Sorbonne university in Paris, France

Background imageProfessor Collection: Carl Friedrich Gauss

Carl Friedrich Gauss
Mathematician Carl Friedrich Gauss. Digitally colored woodcut of a 19th-century portrait

Background imageProfessor Collection: Adamski and Painting

Adamski and Painting
Professor Adamski stands in front of a painting by Gay Betts depicting the Venusian space pilot he met in the Mojave Desert, California, 20 November 1952

Background imageProfessor Collection: Are you nervous? If so, find the nerve! Photograph of Dr

Are you nervous? If so, find the nerve! Photograph of Dr. Rufus Weaver showing the nervous system of a man. Date: 1906

Background imageProfessor Collection: Dante in Oxford; Proctor: Your Name And College?, 1904. Artist: Max Beerbohm

Dante in Oxford; Proctor: Your Name And College?, 1904. Artist: Max Beerbohm
Dante in Oxford; Proctor: Your Name And College?, 1904. Illustration from The Poets Corner, by Max Beerbohm, (London, 1904)

Background imageProfessor Collection: Nancy Lancaster and Clementine Churchill

Nancy Lancaster and Clementine Churchill
Outside the new Churchill Hospital of the American Hospital in Britain, opened at Oxford: Mrs Ronald Tree (Nancy Lancaster, the influential interior decorator), Professor Phillip D Wilson

Background imageProfessor Collection: Professor Martyn Graham Farley

Professor Martyn Graham Farley, Hon CGIA, CEng, FRAeS, RAeS President 1983-1984. Date: 1983

Background imageProfessor Collection: Victorian ornithopter with James Bell Pettigrew

Victorian ornithopter with James Bell Pettigrew, Professor at the University of St Andrews. c.late 1800s

Background imageProfessor Collection: B. B. WARFIELD (1851-1921). Benjamin Breckinridge Warfield. American Presbyterian theologian

B. B. WARFIELD (1851-1921). Benjamin Breckinridge Warfield. American Presbyterian theologian
B.B. WARFIELD (1851-1921). Benjamin Breckinridge Warfield. American Presbyterian theologian. Wood engraving, American, 1888, after a photograph

Background imageProfessor Collection: Charles Darwin statue unveiled, 1885

Charles Darwin statue unveiled, 1885
Unveiling the statue of the late Charles Darwin in the Natural History Museum, South Kensington, London. The white marble statue was sculpted by Mr

Background imageProfessor Collection: Beebe in Atlantic

Beebe in Atlantic
Professor Beebe in his BATHYSPHERE, 1000 metres below the surface of the Atlantic Ocean

Background imageProfessor Collection: Classroom of a Soviet school, Moscow, 1946 (b / w photo)

Classroom of a Soviet school, Moscow, 1946 (b / w photo)
7200757 Classroom of a Soviet school, Moscow, 1946 (b/w photo) by Russian Photographer, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Classroom in School no 70, Sverdlov District, Moscow, USSR)

Background imageProfessor Collection: Lord Kelvin, Scottish mathematician and physicist, with his compass, 1902. Artist: James Craig Annan

Lord Kelvin, Scottish mathematician and physicist, with his compass, 1902. Artist: James Craig Annan
Lord Kelvin, Scottish mathematician and physicist, with his compass, 1902. Born William Thomson, Lord Kelvin (1824-1907) was educated at Glasgow and Cambridge

Background imageProfessor Collection: Michael Faraday Lecturing at the Royal Institution, London

Michael Faraday Lecturing at the Royal Institution, London
Engraving showing Professor Michael Faraday (1791-1867) lecturing at the Royal Institution, to an audience including Prince Albert and two of his sons, 1856. Date: 16 February 1856

Background imageProfessor Collection: DOYLE: SHERLOCK HOLMES. Sherlock Holmes (left) concludes an interview with the Napoleon of crime

DOYLE: SHERLOCK HOLMES. Sherlock Holmes (left) concludes an interview with the Napoleon of crime, Professor Moriarty. Wood engraving after a drawing by Sidney Paget for Sir Arthur Conan Doyles The

Background imageProfessor Collection: Cornelius Valerius, Dutch humanist

Cornelius Valerius, Dutch humanist
Cornelius Valerius (1512-1578), Dutch humanist. Valrius was born at Utrecht. He studied at Louvain and became professor of Latin at Utrecht and Louvain

Background imageProfessor Collection: Infra red photographs by Professor Wood

Infra red photographs by Professor Wood
A selection of landscapes photographed using infra-red rays, the result of pioneering work by Professor Robert Williams Wood whose pictures were exhibited at the Royal Society of Photography in 1911



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"Unveiling the Enigmatic World of a Professor: From Reichenbach to Moriarty" Step into the captivating world of a professor, where knowledge and curiosity intertwine. Switzerland's picturesque town of Reichenbach sets the stage for this intriguing tale. Just like Marie Curie, this professor is driven by an insatiable thirst for discovery. In one corner of their eclectic office, a trombone lesson at the Conservatoire unfolds. The professor's passion for music harmonizes with their intellectual pursuits, creating a symphony that resonates in every aspect of life. Amidst stacks of books lies an awful changes cartoon, reminding us that even intellectuals appreciate humor as they navigate through complex ideas. Immanuel Kant's philosophies find solace here too; his profound thoughts inspire our enigmatic protagonist on their quest for truth. Spring - Summer Wind by Herta Zuckermann whispers softly from a gramophone nearby, providing inspiration during moments of contemplation. But wait. What catches our attention? A flea circus meticulously arranged on a miniature stage—a testament to the professor's whimsical imagination and love for all things peculiar. A MORIARTY POSTER adorns one wall—an homage to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's iconic character who engages in mortal combat with Sherlock Holmes at the Reichenbach Falls. This poster serves as both decoration and reminder that sometimes darkness lurks within brilliance itself. The starlight bent by the Sun's attraction brings forth Einstein's theory—another puzzle waiting to be solved by our esteemed scholar. Tank Corps Recruitment posters line another wall—a testament to their multifaceted interests beyond academia. And there it is—the heart of it all—the enigma known as PROFESSOR MORIARTY himself. Like Sherlock Holmes' arch-nemesis, this mysterious figure embodies intellect fused with cunning strategy and calculated moves. As we delve deeper into this captivating world, we realize that behind every great mind lies a complex tapestry of passions, inspirations, and hidden desires.