The native tribes of South Australia.
Brazilian merchants ride to the market at Barra da Tijuca in Rio de Janeiro, 19th c.. Caravane de marchands allant a Tijuca. Source: L’Univers, Histoire et description de tous les… Read More
Academic Gowns – British Usage. Doctor of Civil Law, or Medicine of Oxford (Full dress). Doctor of Divinity, Oxford (Convocation dress). Doctor of Laws or Divinity, Cambridge. Vice-Chancellor Cambridge. Bachelor… Read More
The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World Paperback – December 7, 2021
by Virginia Postrel (Author)
From Neanderthal string to 3D knitting, an “expansive” global history that highlights “how textiles truly changed the world” (Wall Street Journal)
Tammeamea King of Hawaii, the Sandwich Islands. Naba Leba king of Solor. Death of Tammeamea king of the Sandwich Islands. Artist: Nicholas Martin Petit (1777-1804).
Dresses by Mad. Debaizieux. La Mode 1850.
English Romanticism or The Black Romance. Manfred is the title of a dramatic poem in three acts by George Gordon Lord Byron from 1817. It is one of the most important work of the whole romantic era.
Crinoline fashion. La Mode 1850.
Sir Walter Besant (1836-1901) was an English social reformer, freemason and writer who drew attention mainly on the urban mass poverty. In addition to essays and historical essays he wrote numerous novels.
Flags of the Royal Highlanders. The Black Watch. Colours of the 42nd Royal Highlanders (The Black Watch). Now 1st Battalion The Black Watch (Royal Highlanders). Carried in the Crimea and… Read More
Egyptian Campaign. 1st Battalion Seaforth Highlanders Colours of the 72nd (Duke Of Albany’s Own) Highlanders. Now the 1st Battalion Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, Duke of Albany´s). Carried in the Egyptian… Read More