This particular thoroughfare is the David street in its normal condition today. It is the principal street of the city Jerusalem.
Fatehpur Sikri, the “City of Victory”, was the name given by the Great Mogul to the ensemble. The former capital of the Mughal Empire under Great Mughal Akbar I. (1542-1605) was built between 1569 and 1574.
Afghan Filpa Carpet. The carpet illustrated is a particularly line specimen of great age, with a warmth of color that stimulates the eye, and a luxusness of pile that suggests repose.
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Peasant art of the Sámi people. Embroidered reindeer harness. Drinking ladles. Knives and Flasks. Carved reindeer-horn bag-locks. Carved Match boxes and clasps. Needle cases.
This Square occupies all the space between the garden of the Tuileries and the entrance to the Champs-Elysées.
Besides domestic articles, and articles of attire, the Phoenicians also manufactured all kinds of knick-knacks and trinkets.
The feet of the Assyrians were covered by sandals with uppers, embracing the heel, and leaving the instep and toes uncovered.
Mesopotamia. Materials, manufacture, colors, culture. Textile design of the Assyrians.
Chinese pictures: notes on photographs made in China by Isabella Lucy Bird. The great imperial stone road planted with cedars sealed with the Imperial seal.
Damietta is frequently called the “Venice of Egypt,” and like the real Venice her glories, from a commercial point of view, have departed.
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