The memories of the British Inyswytryn, the Saxon Glaestingburge, the modern Glastonbury, or as it was sometimes called the isle of Avalon
The three beautiful daughters of James, second Earl Waldegrave was painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds in 1780-1 for Horace Walpole.
The history of monasticism reveals the fact that In every field of thought and activity this institution wrought good and evil.
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)
Historic dress in America 1640-1686. Dutch lady. English gentleman. A patroon.
The history of the Cathedral of Notre Dame, one of the most ancient edifices in Paris.
Anne Boleyn 1st Marquess of Pembroke was the second of Henry VIII’s six wives and Queen of England from 1533 to 1536.
The Bloody Tower and the Wakefield Tower, in which the Crown Jewels are kept.
Costume silhouettes of the sixteenth century changed rapidly with the introduction of the corset, the basquine, the hoop skirt, or vertugale.
Design for grand architectural additions and drapes that add Palladian or Venetian proportions to a narrow window bay.
Gay Nineties. Late victorian fashion of the 1890s. In about fifteen minutes one can thus reach the summit of Cheops, which is now a platform about thirty feet square.