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Chevalier Charles d’Éon de Beaumont.

Charles-Geneviève-Louis-Auguste-André-Timothée d'Éon de Beaumont

Charles-Geneviève-Louis-Auguste-André-Timothée d’Éon de Beaumont. Chevalier d’Eon 1792. Painting by Thomas Stewart after Jean-Laurent Mosnier.

Chevalier Charles d’Éon.

Charles-Geneviève-Louis-Auguste-André-Timothée d’Éon de Beaumont, known as “chevalier d’Éon” (1728- 1810) was a diplomat, spy, officer and man of letters from France.
He remained famous for his pronounced taste for transvestis, because he lived large parts of his life as a woman and had a lifelong reputation as an excellent fencer.

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THE VAMPIRE AND ST MICHAEL

NOEL, Noël Laura Nisbet, COSSACK, FAIRY TALES, painting,

THEY CAME TO THE PLACE WHERE HE HAD LEFT HER.

THE VAMPIRE AND ST MICHAEL.

COSSACK FAIRY TALES.

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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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ICONS. THE VLADIMIR MADONNA.

Icon,Vladimir Madonna, Byzantine, Art, Russia, WINIFRED STEPHENS,

The Vladimir Madonna.

NOTES ON THREE ICONS. BY LEONARD WHARTON.

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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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Harvester at Berkshire County Mass. 1899

Harvester, reaper, Berkshire County , Massachusetts, Arthur Scott,  John Coleman Adams

Harvester 1899

Harvester at Berkshire County Mass. 1899
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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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Kazuma Ogawa. Costumes & customs in Japan.

Old court dress, historical, historic, Japan, costume, Kazuma Ogawa, Photographer,

Old court dress.

Kazuma Ogawa. Costumes & customs in Japan. Tokyo 1892.

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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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Emma Eames. American opera singer.

Emma Hayden Eames, American opera singer, vocal pedagogue, victorian fashion era

Emma Eames c. 1890

Emma Hayden Eames

Emma Hayden Eames (1865 – 1952) was an American opera singer (soprano) and vocal pedagogue.

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Geoffrey Chaucer. English writer and poet.

Geoffrey Chaucer, Middle ages, 14th century, Canterbury Tales, Henry Shaw, costume, poet, England, English literature

Geoffrey Chaucer. English writer and poet.

GEOFFREY CHAUCER.

Was an English writer and poet who became famous as the author of the Canterbury Tales. He was born around 1342 in London and died probably on 25th October 1400 in London. Continue reading