England Tudor. Elizabethan peasant costumes 1550-1620.
The French guards since their creation. Soldiers in the 17th and 18th century. Uniforms of Pikiner, Flag bearer, Tambour, Musketeer, Officer.
The Franciscan Convent of the Terra Santa had been originally built in 1620, on the site of a Church of remote antiquity.
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Ladies of high standing in the transition from the 17th to the 18th century, after rare coloured copper engravings of that period. Female fashion of the baroque in the 17th and 18th century.
The Sultan Ahmed Mosque in Istanbul, built by Sinan’s pupil Mehmet Ağa, is a major work of Ottoman architecture.
No other city is so fascinating to the imagination, so rich in associations, or so picturesque, as Venice.
Coat of Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II (1686-1743), founder of Jeypore (Jaipur); silk and gold, embroidered with silk.
The Wilton picture is mentioned by Gambarini as: “Rembrandt — an old woman reading with spectacles.” It was therefore in the collection before 1730.
Stephen Keene (about 1640-1719) was an English instrument maker. He made harpsichords, spinets and virginals in his workshop in London.
Murad Bakhsh, Imperial Prince, son of Shah Jahan and brother of the Grand Mogul Aurangzeb. Ruler of Delhi. Indian prince, governor of the Grand Mogul.