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Romanticism costumes and fashion. Romantic era from 1800 to 1850.

Chapeau de paille cousue. La mode 1834.

Romantic fashion. Restoration costumes. Biedermeier fahion.

Chapeau de paille cousue et paille de riz.

Chapeau de paille cousue. La mode 1834.

Chapeau de paille cousue et paille de riz. Robe de Jaconas et mousseline laine imprimé. Canezou de batiste garni de dentellas.

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The Sultan Saladin and his Sister Sittah.

Sultan Saladin. Sister Sittah. Nathan the Wise. Gotthold Ephraim Lessing. German Enlightenment.

The Sultan Saladin and his Sister Sittah.

The Sultan Saladin and his Sister Sittah.

Saladin and his sister Sittah, have played chess. Sittah has won. Al Hafi, Saladin’s treasurer, enters. 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

History of a Crime. The Death of Baudin. Victor-Marie Hugo.

History of a Crime. Victor Hugo. The Death of Baudin. France literature classic. Romantic era.

The Death of Baudin

The Death of Baudin. History of a Crime by Victor Hugo.

BEFORE being a Republican, Baudin had been a tutor. He came from an intelligent and brave race of schoolmasters, ever persecuted, who have fallen from the Guiot Law into the Falloux Law, and from the Falloux Law into the Dupanloup Law*. Continue reading