The Giant Thorney Bamboo. Nothing can exceed in beauty the graceful bamboo, as its feathery foliage waves and flutters in the breeze.
For centuries, Sorrento has been the destination of northern European longing for Italy. Writers and painters have immortalised the place in words and pictures.
Sketches of real Parisian Chapeaux on the racecourse, in the Bois de Boulogne, in the Champs-Elysées, and other promenades.
Of the river scenery of America, the Hudson, at West Point, is doubtless the boldest and most beautiful.
Grand Tour. Florence and Fiesole, Italy. The Rhine, Italy, and Greece in a series of drawings from nature by George Newenham.
American Scenery. The best way to approach Niagara is to come up on the American shore, and cross at the ferry.
In the case of the newly introduced rat’s tail or snake radish, the eatable part of the plant is the seed vessel and not the root.
Percy Bysshe Shelley in Italy. Temple of Neptune at Paestum. Letter from Naples. The Year 1818.
A lace worked dress, in circular shape, furnished with a lace cape reaching to the top of the embroidery, of very fine point d’Alençon.
Ebony cabinet in the style of Louis Seize. Prize medal for great excellence of design and workmanship in decorative furniture 1862.