Category Archives: 19th Century

Embroidery from the Caucasus, Greece, Indian Melicete tribe. 19th century.

Embroidery, Caucasus, Greece, American Natives. Indian Melicete tribe

Embroidery from the Caucasus, Greece, American Natives.

Embroidery from the Caucasus, Greece.

  1. Circassian embroidered Saddle-Cloth. 2. Embroidered dress, Greece. Hand-work of the North-American Indian Melicete tribe. Continue reading

Carpets design 19th century. Masterpieces of industrial art.

Carpets design. 19th century. Kidderminster.

Carpets design 19th century.

Carpets design 19th century. Masterpieces of industrial art.

CARPETS BY MESSRS. HENDERSON & CO., DURHAM, AND MESSRS. FILMER & SON, LONDON. Continue reading

Prussian army uniforms c. 1870. Franco-Prussian war.

Prussian army officer uniforms. Franco-Prussian Armies. German military uniforms

Sub officer-bearer of 2nd Guard Regiment. Officer 4th Regiment of the Queen Augusta.

Prussian army uniforms c. 1870. Franco-Prussian war.

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Tannhäuser. Elizabeth, the Landgravine. Richard Wagner.

Opera Tannhäuser. Elizabeth, the Landgravine. Richard Wagner. German composer.

Elizabeth, the Landgravine.

Tannhäuser. Elizabeth, the Landgravine.

ELIZABETH is kneeling at the shrine in prayer for Tannhäuser, when she hears the chorus of the band of returning pilgrims, of whom he was one. Continue reading

The Temple of Muses. Regency era bookstore.

The Temple of Muses, Finsbury Square London. Regency era architecture

The Temple of Muses, Finsbury Square London.

The Temple of Muses, Finsbury Square London. Regency era bookstore in 1809. Continue reading

Regency walking dress. Fashions for ladies and gentleman.

Regency costumes. Fashions for ladies and gentleman. England Georgian era, 19th century.

Regency walking dress. April 1809.

Regency walking dress. April 1809. Fashions for ladies and gentleman.

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Warriors from Papua New Guinea. 19th century.

Armed Warriors. Tattoo Papua New Guinea tribals.

Warriors from Papua New Guinea.

Warriors from Papua New Guinea.

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Traditional Georgia and Arab costumes.

Traditional Georgia folk dress. Arab costumes. Bedouin in Burnus

Georgia and Arab costumes.

Traditional Georgia and Arab costumes. 19th century.

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A Japanese sailing ship off the coast of Shimoda.

Ancient Japanese sailing ship

A Japanese sailing ship off the coast of Shimoda.

A Japanese sailing ship off the coast of Shimoda.

From the book: Two journeys to Japan. 1856-7, by Kinahan Cornwallis. Illustrated by the author. Published by Thomas Cautley Newby. London 1859. Continue reading

A Buddhist Temple at Nagasaki. Journeys to Japan 1856.

A Buddhist Temple at Nagasaki Japan. Traditional Japan costumes. Buddhist monk dress.

A Buddhist Temple at Nagasaki Japan.

A Buddhist Temple at Nagasaki Japan.

From the book: Two journeys to Japan. 1856-7, by Kinahan Cornwallis. Illustrated by the author. Published by Thomas Cautley Newby. London 1859. Continue reading

Theatricals costumes at Nagasaki Japan. Japan Folk Theater.

Theatricals costumes. Japanese masks and stage costumes. Japan Folk Theater.

Theatricals at Nagasaki Japan.

Theatricals costumes at Nagasaki Japan.

From the book: Two journeys to Japan. 1856-7, by Kinahan Cornwallis. Illustrated by the author. Published by Thomas Cautley Newby. London 1859. Continue reading