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.
Hebron is one of the most memorable sites of Palestine, as the abiding place of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.
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.
The flower seller making a sales pitch, the city of Florence in the background.
Locals of Pisa with English neckerchief and french handkerchief in front of an orphanage.
Netherlands 17th century. The coach. The hedge labyrinths. Types from the distinguished, bourgeois and mercantile world.