The Wilton picture is mentioned by Gambarini as: “Rembrandt — an old woman reading with spectacles.” It was therefore in the collection before 1730.
Travels in the island of Iceland during the summer of the year MDCCCX, by George Steuart Mackenzie a. o.
France 18th century. The Grand Lever. The morning toilet of a lady of status. The caracos, the shirts, the overskirt, etc. Female fashion during the reign of Louis XVI.
Stephen Keene (about 1640-1719) was an English instrument maker. He made harpsichords, spinets and virginals in his workshop in London.
Grandes robes d’étiquette à la cour de Marie-Antoinette. Robe de Cour avec son panier, garnie de feuilles de chêne en guirlandes. A Madame la Comtesse d’Oyras 1786.
Three bronze shoes, the first worn on stage by the actress Miss Ada Cavendish. Ladies’ Dress Shoes of the Nineteenth Century.
The uniforms of the French Navy under the government of Louis XVI and the revolution. 18th century.
France 18th century. Costumes of the middle classes. Bourgeois women and their children. Rococo period.
Design of a silk pattern in franco-oriental style based on Persian ornamentation. France at the beginning of the 17th century.
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.