Category Archives: Victorian period

Sarah Bernhardt. French actress

Sarah Bernhardt, French actress,Portrait, Théodora, Victorian fashion

Bernhardt as Théodora (1900) in the drama of the same name by Victorien Sardou

Sarah Bernhardt (1844-1923)

Sarah Bernhardt (actually Marie Henriette Rosine Bernardt) was a French actress. She is considered the most famous actress of her time and was one of the first world stars.
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The Quiver of Love. A collection of Valentines.

The Quiver of Love. A collection of Valentines ancient and modern. Book cover. Illustration. Angels. Amor.

The Quiver of Love. A collection of Valentines ancient and modern.

The Quiver of Love.

A collection of Valentines ancient and modern. With illustrations, in colors, from drawings by Walter Crane (1845–1915) and Kate Greenaway (1846–1901). London, 1876.

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Pitti-Sing. Victorian opera character.

Pitty Sing. Pitty-Sing. Victorian opera character. Traditional Japanese Clothing, Kimono,

Victorian opera character.

Pitti-Sing. The Mikado. Victorian opera character.

The Mikado is a comic opera in two acts by Gilbert and Sullivan (libretto by WS Gilbert, with music by Arthur Sullivan). Continue reading

Lancelot and Elaine, The Lady of Shalott.

Lancelot, Elaine, Lady Shalott. Alfred Tennyson. Victorian era. Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood

Lancelot and Elaine, The Lady of Shalott.

Lancelot and Elaine.

ELAINE the fair, Elaine the lovable,
Elaine the lily maid of Astolat,
High in her chamber up a tower to the East
Guarded the sacred shield of Lancelot. Continue reading