Constance of Castile (1354 – 24 March 1394) the second wife of John of Gaunt Duke of Lancaster with horned head-dress.
THE details that fill the accompanying plate are too numerous for us to indicate the sources from which they have been derived, but they have all been taken from manuscripts of the fifteenth century.
The Erechtheion is an Ionic-style temple on the Acropolis in Athens, built between about 420 and 406 BC.
History of Costume. The chaperon, cote-hardie, houppelande, liripipe, poulaines. Fashion of the middle ages.
European Hand Firearms of the Sixteenth Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries, by Herbert J. Jackson.
The illustration shows a typical English pikeman’s corselet of the early seventeenth century, at a period when every infantry regiment consisted of musketeers and pikemen in varying proportions.
The Abbey of Vallombrosa is located in the village of the same name in the municipality of Reggello, in the province of Florence in the Apennines and diocese of Fiesole,… Read More
A female at her devotions. Costume near Florence. In Italy, the young and the old alike frequent the churches.
Montparnasse in Paris is named after Mount Parnassus. Views in Greece. Drawings by Edward Dodwell, 1821. The Grand Tour.
The flower seller making a sales pitch, the city of Florence in the background.