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.
Oriental art. Sheet of designs for textile fabrics, reproduced from the pattern-book of a persian designer.
The treasury of ornamental art. Specimen embroidered satin. Manufactured at Kachchh (Cutch), Gujarat in India.
Japan shippō-yaki design. Three segments of a circular border. Cloisonné enamel. Ornamental design 19th century.
When boys are dressed for exhibition, as represented in the plate, there is nothing whatever, to distinguish them from the other sex.