The annexed Plate represents a female of the highest class in her finest habit. The outer dress is of embroidered satin, which is placed upon onc of silk; under this they have a kind of waistcoat, and next their persons is worn a silken net.
Rajasthan Maharaja State Coat of Brocade of zigzag pattern in red and gold.
The view taken of the Taj Mahal in the plate before us, is from the Jumna, which washes a wall of red granite, the boundary of the magnificent garden in which this splendid structure rises.
Lakshmibai, Rani of Jhansi Lakshmibai (Hindi: लक्ष्मीबाई, Lakṣmībāī, originally Manikarnika मणिकर्णिका Maṇikarṇikā; born 1828 in Benares; deceased on 17th June, 1858 in Gwalior) was a Rani (Queen) of Jhansi and… Read More
Grand Durbar at Cawnpore after the suppression of the Sepoy Revolt. Lord Canning investing the loyal Rajahs with decorations and proprietary rights by Marshall Claxton, Blackie and Son, London, Glasgow and Edinburgh, 1862.
The koto was introduced from China to Japan during the Nara period (710-793) as an instrument of court music (Gagaku).
Assyrian and Persian Art of Nineveh and Persepolis. Painted sculptures. Enamelled bricks. Various specimens. Paintings and Restorations.
Golnabat Khanoum (Mrs. Sugar-candi) of the Susmani tribe.
The Shahnameh is the longest epic poem in the world written by a single poet. It is considered as a literary masterpiece.
English Black Romantic. Idealized, kitschy representation of women at the beginning of the Victorian age in the spirit of Lord Byron.. The coronation of Victoria took place at Westminster Abbey on June 28, 1838.