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
18th century fabrics. French Silks hanging patterns. The silks, the designs for which form the subject of our plate, all come from that branch of French manufacture to which Golbert,… Read More
Russians in Siberia. Ethnic groups in 18th century. A Tunguzian taking a Solemn Oath. Russians Travelling with Dog Sleads in Siberia. Mongolian Lady and Priest. Burattians Hunting. From the book: ‘Navigantium atque Itinerantium… Read More
Pelisse de Satin doublé poil de Chat-Angora 1780.
Elegant young man dressed in an English Frac, with Bavarians, black collar Bottom side, wearing a Hat à la jokes.
Robe à l’Anglaise. Coiffée d’un Bonnet à la Janot, 1778. Young lady dressed in a plain English Taffeta dress with a platitude band; Heading of a Janot Cap.
The Royal Flag of France. The Galley Flag. The Flag of the Merchant Navy. The royal flag was, in reality, the national flag in the 18th century. Each regiment had… Read More
A Tatar Tiger Guard of the Chinese Emperor. The Tatar soldiers form the garrison of towns; and they are, in an especial manner the guards of the emperor. In each… Read More
Louis-Lazare Hoche 1768-1797. French Revolution History. Louis-Lazare Hoche was a French general of the Revolutionary who was known for his level-headed actions in the suppression of the revolt in the Vendée… Read More
William Pitt the Younger (1759-1806), Prime Minister of Great Britain. William Pitt the Younger (1759-1806) was twice Prime Minister of Great Britain. The second son of William Pitt the Elder… Read More