For centuries, Sorrento has been the destination of northern European longing for Italy. Writers and painters have immortalised the place in words and pictures.
Sketches of real Parisian Chapeaux on the racecourse, in the Bois de Boulogne, in the Champs-Elysées, and other promenades.
Of the river scenery of America, the Hudson, at West Point, is doubtless the boldest and most beautiful.
The carpet is a very fine example of the time of James I. The whole design is characteristically English of the period.
American Scenery. The best way to approach Niagara is to come up on the American shore, and cross at the ferry.
Chasuble. Liturgical vestment. Albanian embroidery on a twelfth-century Byzantine dalmatica.
A mediaeval mirror case. The subject is a favorite one with mediaeval artists, and is known as “The Assault of the Castle of Love.”
Russia 16th and 19th century. Historical persons and folk costumes.
Clothing in Poland in the 14th and 15th centuries. Typical and historical figures.
Enameled Jewels with rubies, emeralds, pearls of the 16th century. Hippocamp, Sea-horse with with rubies and emeralds. Death’s Head in white enamel, on gold.