When Alethe arrived at a suitable age, she was taught, like other children of the priestesses, to take a share in the service and ceremonies of the shrines.
Elsa by Ferdinand Wagner, Nazarene. Costume jewelry, hair and hat of the period of the 16th century. Painted about 1880th.
The Plate represents three Sinhalese girls from 13 to 16 years of age, employed in coffee picking.
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A group of Sinhalese coolies from Matura, employed on the coffee estate of Laymastotte.
The journey from Point de Galle to Colombo is famous for the beauty of several Banyan trees situated in Kollupitiya, Colombo.
FROM among the few but remarkable specimens of art-work man ship contributed to the Exhibition by the Caucasian Agricultural Society of Tiflis, we have selected a saddle-cloth from Kabardah, a district to the east of Mount Elbruz, the highest summit of the great Caucasian mountain-range. Circassian embroidered Saddle-Cloth. Embroidered dress, Greece. Hand-work of the North-American Indian Melicete tribe. International exhibition, 1862.
Carpets design 19th century. Masterpieces of industrial art. CARPETS BY MESSRS. HENDERSON & CO., DURHAM, AND MESSRS. FILMER & SON, LONDON.
The Royal Prussian Army. Sub officer-bearer of the 2nd Guard Regiment. Officer 4th Regiment of the Queen Augusta.
Tannhäuser. Elizabeth, the Landgravine. ELIZABETH is kneeling at the shrine in prayer for Tannhäuser, when she hears the chorus of the band of returning pilgrims, of whom he was one.
The Temple of Muses, Finsbury Square London. Metropolitan Improvements; or London in the 19th century.