Frances Stewart was one of the great beauties of the Jacobean court, she was also the patron of Captain John Smith of the Virginia Colony.
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.
A PLEA FOR THE ROSE. BEST VARIETIES FOR DECORATIVE WORK. HYBRID TEA ROSES. HYBRID PERPETUALS. TEA ROSES. SINGLE ROSES AND BRIERS. WICHURIANA ROSES. ROSES-CLIMBERS. CHINAS, ETC. DWARF POLYANTHA. MOSS ROSES. GOOD ROSES TO GROW FOR THEIR FOLIAGE. ROSE CONTRASTS. ROSES WHICH MAKE LOVELY DECORATIONS BY THEMSELVES.
The Arts and Crafts Movement was a British movement in art and especially in product design from the middle of the 19th century to around 1920
London fashions 1824. Regency Promenade dress. Pelisse of levantine silk, or Terry velvet, of a rich brown colour (couleur d’oreille d’ours).
A BRACE OF WOMEN PIRATES. WOMEN WHO POSED AS MEN. THE life of a pirate on the high seas was hardly likely to attract even the most adventurous woman, yet according… Read More
The latest Paris fashion, Belle Epoque. Toilette de Réception. February 1898.
Example of combined shoes and clogs. Shoe fashion of the baroque and rococo period.
QUEEN ELIZABETH’S BUSKINS. Tudor era
BAKING OR BOILING APPLES. London 1804.