The memories of the British Inyswytryn, the Saxon Glaestingburge, the modern Glastonbury, or as it was sometimes called the isle of Avalon
Renaissance 16th Century. Frescoes and Arabesques of Raphael. Loggie of The Vatican. By Polychromatic ornament by Auguste Racinet.
Women’s head-dress of linen. Edged in front with white lace. — From 1750—1850.
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)
The Pont au Double seen from the Pont Saint-Charles. The Washing Place of the Hotel-Dieu.
The Church of St. Sophia Thessaloniki. The grand scene of the Ascension is one of the best specimens of Byzantine mosaic extant.
The three beautiful daughters of James, second Earl Waldegrave was painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds in 1780-1 for Horace Walpole.
This second fall is by most preferred to the great one above, where the waters, descending in one sheet, pass under the bridge seen above.
The history of monasticism reveals the fact that In every field of thought and activity this institution wrought good and evil.
THE WARTBURG lies on the north-western slope of the Thuringer Forest. Romantic castles and palaces as seen and described by famous writers
Historic dress in America 1640-1686. Dutch lady. English gentleman. A patroon.