No pencil, no language, can describe the splendor with which the moon drew her light across the face of the Fall.
Auguste Racinet. The Costume History Hardcover – Illustrated, November 4, 2015
by Françoise Tétart-Vittu (Author)
Racinet's Costume History is an invaluable reference for students, designers, artists, illustrators, and historians; and a rich source of inspiration for anyone with an interest in clothing and style.
This couple dressed in afternoon formal dress. Change that took place in feminine costume. It shows the new silhouette.
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)
Niagara river in winter with one of those wonderful winter combinations of ice and snow
Of the river scenery of America, the Hudson, at West Point, is doubtless the boldest and most beautiful.
American Scenery. The best way to approach Niagara is to come up on the American shore, and cross at the ferry.
Outward the light struggles brokenly through the crystal wall of the cataract; and when the sun shines directly on its face, it is a scene of unimaginable glory.
What a dandy was to the Regency, and an exquisite to the Elizabethans, a dude was to the late 19th century.
The inhabitants of New York and Brooklyn find nothing special about this large bridge made of steel and iron that connects their cities.
Crow Nest is one of the most beautiful mountains of America for shape, verdure, and position
Albany is the residence of several of the oldest and wealthiest families in the State