Through this city flows the sacred river, Godavari, second in sanctity only to the Ganges itself.
Auguste Racinet. The Costume History Hardcover – Illustrated, November 4, 2015
by Françoise Tétart-Vittu (Author)
Racinet's Costume History is an invaluable reference for students, designers, artists, illustrators, and historians; and a rich source of inspiration for anyone with an interest in clothing and style.
This couple dressed in afternoon formal dress. Change that took place in feminine costume. It shows the new silhouette.
The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World Paperback – December 7, 2021
by Virginia Postrel (Author)
From Neanderthal string to 3D knitting, an “expansive” global history that highlights “how textiles truly changed the world” (Wall Street Journal)
The Clan Davidson (Daibhidh). THE evidence of the early date of this design rests entirely upon specimens in collections of old hard tartans.
FAR-A WAY-MOSES. (Jew.) “When Mark Twain went through Constantinople he would stop at a shop, and when he looked around for his guide he would see Moses fifty yards ahead,… Read More
The Border Regiment (34th & 55th Foot)
The Italian Marine Band of Chicago. Italian Marine Band of Chicago which played at the World’s Columbian Exposition during the Fair season.
View of the Pool Amygdalon or Hezekiah, and the Domes of the Church of the Resurrection. The Hospice of Saladin. Minaret of Omar. Dome of the Greek Chapel.
THESE spoils from Napoleon’s army were secured by Sir Walter on the occasion of his visit to the field of Waterloo.
It contains a piece of paper on which is written: “An old purse worn by Sir Walter Scott for many years, made of mole-skin.”
Rob Roy’s sword is a fine “old Highland Broadsword, with Andrea Ferrara blade (Andrew Ferrara) and basket hilt.” It is 37 inches in length, the blade being 3 2 1/2 by 1 1/2 inches.