Josiah Conder describes the beloved Wistaria as the first popular summer flower celebrated in Japanese gardens.
Glimpses of the world; a portfolio of photographs by John Lawson Stoddard
Caravans glide over its surface like gigantic fleets. The beautiful, mysterious oasis. A veritable ocean the mighty desert is. It has the same succession of limitless horizons, the same dreary monotony.
Gay Nineties. Late victorian fashion of the 1890s. In about fifteen minutes one can thus reach the summit of Cheops, which is now a platform about thirty feet square.
This couple dressed in afternoon formal dress. Change that took place in feminine costume. It shows the new silhouette.
The inhabitants of New York and Brooklyn find nothing special about this large bridge made of steel and iron that connects their cities.
At the base of the Mount of Olives is a small enclosure surrounded by a whitewashed wall. It is the reputed Garden of Gethsemane.
Capernaum (Kefar Nahum) is an ancient city in Galilee, located on the northwestern shores of Lake Tiberias, in Israel.
Costumes & customs in Japan by Kazuma Ogawa. Tokyo 1892
“No. I, Iidamachi, Shichome, Kojimachiku, Tokyo, Japan.”
Cinderella and the Fairy Godmother. Gustav Dore, Arist. A. Pisan, Engraver. AFTER Cinderella had dressed her two sisters for the ball, she followed them with her eyes as long as… Read More