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 VAMPIRE AND ST MICHAEL. COSSACK FAIRY TALES. ONCE upon a time in a certain village there lived two neighbors; one was rich, very rich, and the other so poor… Read More
The usual dress of the Austrian peasants. Austria, properly so called, independently of the duchies, counties, and bishoprics annexed to it is divided into Upper and Lower Austria by the… Read More
THE PARISIAN LADY. FEMME COMME IL FAUT. By Honoré de Balzac, 1840.
THE LORD OF THE ISLES. Rare Scottish tartans.
THE CLAN CHISHOLM. Clan Pipe Music: Lament “Cum ha do dh’ Uilleam Siseal” (“Lament for William Chisholm”). Badge: Fearna (Alder); or Raineach (Fern).
PAYSAN DU CANTON DE BÂLE.
Collection de Costumes Suisses. London 1822.
BAKING OR BOILING APPLES. London 1804.
The motifs show costumes of the Ottoman court during the reign of Mahmoud II. Elbicei Atika was the name of a costume museum in Constantinople, originally located in the armoury of the Seraglio.
Bukovina. Embroidery and Carpets, 19th c. from the collection of Prof. Erich Kolbenhyer.