Rome. Musical instruments. Wind instruments. Stringed instruments. Cymbals, Timpani and castanets.
THE subjects represented in this plate belong to the finest period of the Renaissance, when the art of the Italian miniature-painters had attained its highest pitch of perfection.
Italy. Roman folk costumes from 19th century. Costumes of the inhabitants of Trastevere. The folk hero Meo Patacca.
German people in the dress at the end of the 10th century. Lombard king. Merovingian Franks. Carolingian Franks. Clothing in the Middle Ages.
Italian princes in the fashion of the 15th century. Italian noblemen, heralds and squires in the fashion of Mi-Parti. Garments with coloured lobes, saddles and bells. Crakow shoes also known as poulaines or pikes.
A calessino. Italian scenery; representing the manners, customs, and amusements of the different states of Italy.
The plate represents a country maccaronara; for so are called those public houses where nothing but macaroni is sold; and no village is without them. The Neapolitan macaroni is easily known by not being twisted like that of Genoa, but straight, or bent only at one end.
The “Tuscan.” A short account of a Violin by Stradivari. Made for Cosimo III de Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany, Dated 1690. THIS remarkable instrument, one of the finest examples of Stradivari’s work, is probably unique in the preservation, in every detail, of the original beauty of its form and workmanship.
The Doge of Venice from the 9th to the 16th century. State regalia. Officials. Jewish merchant of the 14th century.
Italy. Traditional costumes from the end of the 16th century. Venetian women. Luxury of the Venetian courtesan. Transportation. Pack animals, Gondolas.