The engravings depicting Californian native people, taken from the Encyclopedia of Travels by Grasset de Saint-Sauveur, a five-volume work published in Paris in 1795-1796.
THE Vignette represents a Lingerie Shop in Paris, around 1770. Pattern of the most common underwear. Alphabetical and numerical embroidery patterns.
THE Members who make up the Council of the Five Hundred and One hundred, wear the long white dress, the blue belt, the scarlet coat, (all in wool) and the blue velvet hat.
This Council examines the resolutions presented to it by the Five Hundred Council. It approves or rejects them, after they have been submitted for discussion.
Petite robe de taffetas des Indes rayé, garnie en pouf de gaze rayée; manches en pagodes, avec des bons-hommes j volant très haut, timbré en chef d’une garniture pareille à celle de la robe, et dominé par une autre bande mise en barrière.
Rao Pratap Singh life fell in troublous times, when the Moghul house was falling, and adventurers of different faiths and races were striving to carve out for themselves dominions and fortunes on the ruins of the disintegrating empire. Assumed the title of Maharao Raja Shri Sawai (not recognised by the Mughal authorities, and thus treated as personal, and not an hereditary territorial designation).
Rajasthan Maharaja State Coat of Brocade of zigzag pattern in red and gold.
FRANCE – 18TH CENTURY. TRADITIONAL COSTUMES AND INDOOR FURNISHING, 1794.
The elegant Parisian society of 1792 in the gardens of the Royal Palace: elegant crowd, gathered under the trees, discussing and courting.
This painting dates from the most characteristic period of Louis XV’s reign and shows an extremely accurate representation of the society of that time.