In no part of the world does the coconut palm attain such perfection and beauty as in Ceylon and nothing is more enchanting to the eye than a grove of this useful tree.
The marshes near Hatagala, in the neighbourhood of Hambantota, are often as attractive to the naturalist as to the sportsman. Travel in Sri Lanka, 19th century.
The striped stockings and crooked stick are characteristic of the Incroyables. The trend toward simplicity resulted in a classic silhouette for women (Merveilleuses).
Torero avant la course. Andalusia. Folklore Costume. 1842. Musée cosmopolite. (Musée de costumes)
Women’s fashion of classicism in France at the end of the 18th century. Modes of the Directory and the Consulate (1795-1804).
Womens fashion at an Official ball during the French Empire in 1804. White remained a very popular color for women during the Empire period.
France. The fashion of the dandies from 1801 to 1805. Paris in transition from Directoire to Empire.
The bungalow of Mr. Crüwell, a coffee planter in Laymastotte near Happootella-pass, which has been built in a very picturesque situation at the foot of bold crags.
Brittany (fr. Bretagne). Hairdresses of women and children: The Bigouden of Pont-l’Abbé and Cabelou. Women of Sables-d’Olonne. Saltwinning population of the Guérande peninsula: Costume of the married; the Ventel, church cloak.
The Clan Davidson (Daibhidh). THE evidence of the early date of this design rests entirely upon specimens in collections of old hard tartans.