Swiss folk costumes from the cantons of Lucerne, Fribourg, Zug, Bern, Schwyz, Schaffhausen and Valais at the beginning of the 19th century.
The party dress here shows definite leanings toward the Romantic period, which began with 1815.
Costumes and scarves in the 18th and 19th century. The fashion of classicism during the French directorate, consulate and first empire.
On the opposite side of the grotto there is an altar (seen on the right hand in the drawing), where it is said the magi of the East.
Pera was the name of a district of Constantinople, or more properly a quarter of the great suburb of Galata located north of the Golden Horn.
The procession represents the Emperor, Akbar Shah II., surrounded by all the pomp of his court, proceeding along the edge of the Jumna river, accompanied by the British Resident and his staff. It is very characteristic of the past glories of the great Moghul House.
Travels in the island of Iceland during the summer of the year MDCCCX, by George Steuart Mackenzie a. o.
Empire Fashion and Hairstyles from 1800 to 1810.
Sheikh Abdallah I. ibn Saud. Sketched from life by Sir J. Sutherland.
One of the Envoy’s Jelowdar. A person who leads and looks after a horse on the road.