Virgil’s tomb (Italian: Tomba di Virgilio) is a Roman-era crypt in Naples, believed to be the grave of the poet Virgil (15 October 70 BC – 21 September 19 BC).
Swiss folk costumes from the cantons of Lucerne, Fribourg, Zug, Bern, Schwyz, Schaffhausen and Valais at the beginning of the 19th century.
Alpine pass of Bramante. Italian scenery from drawings made in 1817 by Elizabeth Frances Batty. Le Grand Lac Bramant is a lake in Savoie.
Landing in Buenos Aires, Argentina, at the beginning of the 19th century. Historical travelogue by Emeric Essex Vidal and Rudolph Ackermann.
Bukyan. Fashion, New Edition: The language of clothes (Smithsonian).
Spicimens of Turkish Drawings. Ottoman Empire Fashion, New Edition: The language of clothes (Smithsonian).
This prelate is receiving the homage of a Greek peasant, who kisses the ground before he applies his lips to the bishop’s hand.
Prince Esterhazy, Lord Fife, Ball Hughes, Lord Wilton. The Reminiscences and Recollections of Captain Gronow, being anecdotes of the camp, court, clubs and society, 1810-1860.
Well known Bond Street Loungers in 1820. From left: The Earl of Sefton, The Duke of Devonshire, “Poodle Byng”, Lord Manners, The Duke of Beaufort. From the book: The Reminiscences… Read More
Romantic elegance costumes. Restoration era c. 1820. From the Book: The Frenchwoman of the century; Fashions – Manners – Usages, by Octave Uzanne. Illustrations in water colours by Albert Lynch. Engraved… Read More