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BAKING OR BOILING APPLES at STRATFORD PLACE

Baking, Stratford Place, London, Traders, costume, 18th century

Boiling Apples at Stratford Place. The itinerant traders of London

BAKING OR BOILING APPLES. London 1804.

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Sadko by Natalia Goncharova. Opera costume, 1916.

 

Sadko, Russia, Ballet, costume, Russian, Folk, Tale, Goncharova

Sadko Opera costume by Natalia Goncharova

Opera costume for Sadko by Natalia Goncharova.

Russian folk tale.

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THE SOUL OF RUSSIA. RUSSIAN ART, BY NICOLAS ROERICH.

Nicholas Roerich, Ancestors, Russia, Art, culture,

The Ancestors of Man. After a painting by Nicolas Roerich

RUSSIAN ART, BY NICOLAS ROERICH

THE SOUL OF RUSSIA

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Gilt State Bed of Queen Marie Antoinette

Queen, Marie Antoinette, Gilt State Bed, Rococo, furniture, Philippe de Lassale, Fontainebleau

Gilt State Bed of Queen Marie Antoinette

Gilt State Bed of Queen Marie Antoinette

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Gentleman Gipsy in wayside camp and caravan, 1891.

Wee Wanderers, witches, England, William Gordon Stables, daughters, wanderes

Wee Wanderers. Daughters of W. Gordon Stables.

Leaves from the Log of a Gentleman Gipsy in wayside camp and caravan, 1891.

Dr. William Gordon Stables (21 May 1840 – 10 May 1910) was the founding father of leisure caravanning. Scottish naval surgeon and author of adventure fiction.

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Ali Baba and the forty thieves by Walter Crane.

Ali Baba, Walter Crane, Children's Books, Fairy Tales, Folk Tales, Myths, illustrator, Art Nouveau, Arts and Crafts MovementAli Baba and the forty thieves by Walter Crane.

A Fairy tale. Published about 1898.

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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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Bull Run. 51st regiment, New York & Pennsylvania.

51st regiment. Zouaves, American civil war, Bull Run,

The 51st regiment, New York & Pennsylvania at Bull Run.

The 51st regiment, New York & Pennsylvania at Bull Run.

American Civil War, Battle of Bull Run in July 1861

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