Miguel Covarrubias

Miguel Covarrubias in Life Magazine 1939

Miguel Covarrubias (1904-1957) was a Mexican artist and anthropologist who made his name as a caricaturist, illustrator, and stage designer in New York in the 1920s, and later as an ethnologist and archaeologist in Mexico in the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s.

Axel Wenner-Gren

Portrait of Axel Wenner-GrenAxel Wenner-Gren was a Swedish industrialist who in the early years of the 20th Century had the foresight to recognize the potential of both the domestic vacuum cleaner and door-to-door marketing techniques. By 1925 he owned the Electrolux Corporation, which he rapidly expanded into a multimillion dollar enterprise.