Rob Roy is the sixth of Walter Scott’s Waverley novels. He wrote the book in the spring of 1817 and visited Loch Lomond and Glasgow Cathedral for research.
Tristram Shandy. Yorick and the Chaise-Vamper’s Wife. “It then presently occurred to me that I’had left my remarks in the pocket of the chaise: and that in selling my chaise… Read More
Short puffed sleeves costume 1798. Journal des dames et des modes. Regency, First Empire.
Linon shawl, trimmed with applied tape. Triple chaîne d’or à maillons plats, servant de bandeau. Schall de Linon, bordé d’un ruban appliqué. Journal des dames et des modes. Costumes parisien… Read More
Young lady dressed in a Circassian dress lined with painted complaint stripes, in the newest taste. Court dress during the reign of Louis XVI in Versailles.
Modes Parisiennes in the Reign of Louis XVI. Modes Parisiennes Règne de Louis XVI. d’après Debucourt 1787 Associated to: Fashion in the Reign of Louis XVI. 1774 to 1780.… Read More
Fashion in the Reign of Louis XV. 1715 to 1774. The Regency — War is declared against paniers — The Oratorian Duguet — Opinion of the “Journal de Verdun” — Various… Read More
The locality is about nine ie northwest of Soo-chow-foo, the second city of the first rank in the province, and is one of the most famed in Chinese story, for its romantic scenery
About three miles north-east from Chin-keang-foo, the provincial capital of Jiang Nan (Chinese: 江南;), from the broad bright waters of the Yangtse keang, rise the picturesque and precipitous rocky islets called “the three hills of King-kow.”
Ko-omote. Noh. Japanese theater masks. Four no-masks. Above left: The blind singer. Semimaru Kimura. Upper right: type Hashihime, girl transform into a demon. Bottom left: Heshimi Akujo (demon) of Shigeyoshi… Read More