Lakshmibai, Rani of Jhansi Lakshmibai (Hindi: लक्ष्मीबाई, Lakṣmībāī, originally Manikarnika मणिकर्णिका Maṇikarṇikā; born 1828 in Benares; deceased on 17th June, 1858 in Gwalior) was a Rani (Queen) of Jhansi and… Read More
Grand Durbar at Cawnpore after the suppression of the Sepoy Revolt. Lord Canning investing the loyal Rajahs with decorations and proprietary rights by Marshall Claxton, Blackie and Son, London, Glasgow and Edinburgh, 1862.
Historical professions. City employee who lights the street lamps at nightfall. Parisian Characters around 1823.
The costumes depicted here come partly from the Balearic Islands (Mallorca, Minorca, Cabrera), partly from the Pitiusas, which the most important is Ibiza.
Traditional costumes from Châteauneuf-du-Faou, Carantec, Douarnenez, Quimper, Plonévez-Porzay, Scaër, Plogonnec and Langolen.
Men and women of her time raved about the beauty of Elisabeth, but were also attracted by her grace, charisma and the mysterious aura that surrounded her
Golnabat Khanoum (Mrs. Sugar-candi) of the Susmani tribe.
The portrait of Virginie Amélie Avegno Gautreau.
Madame X. or the exciting life in the Paris of the Belle Époque.
English Black Romantic. Idealized, kitschy representation of women at the beginning of the Victorian age in the spirit of Lord Byron.. The coronation of Victoria took place at Westminster Abbey on June 28, 1838.
Production of wooden shoes in the Basse-Bretagne in 1840. View into the interior of a hut where a family lives together.