“Le petit Menteur” (The Little Liar) by Jean Augustin Patour. A Couple with a Gypsy woman published in Paris, 1760. Costumes of the first third of the 17th century.
Toadstone Amulet protecting new-born children and their mothers from the power of the fairies. Purse of Rob Roy, Helen Macgregor`s Brooch. Abbotsford, the personal relics and antiquarian treasures of Sir Walter Scott.
German mercenaries. Historical clothing around 1620.
Madame de Maintenon 1635-1719. French Baroque period. Françoise d’Aubigné, marquise de Maintenon, briefly called Madame de Maintenon was the last mistress and in morganatic marriage, the second wife of Louis XIV of… Read More
Ninon de L’Enclos was a French liberal and educated intellectual, feminist, writer (La coquette vengée “The Flirt Avenged”) and lover of many also famous contemporaries. She was one of the outstanding women of the ancien regime, the participation in their Jours was a great society honor.
Baroque coiffure of Elisabeth de France. Élisabeth de Bourbon (Spanish Isabel de Borbón y Médicis; 1602-1644) was a princess of France and the first woman of the Hapsburg Philip IV… Read More
Coiffure Louis XIV. Louise Bénédicte de Bourbon-Condé, Duchesse du Maine 1676-1753. French Ancien Régime, Rococo era. „Album de coiffures histories“ by E. Nissy. Published 1890 by Albert Brunet.
Coiffure Henri IV. Historic French renaissance hairstyles. Marie de’ Medici, Queen of France 1575-1642.
Thirty Years War weapons, armament 1600-1650. Arming in the 30 year war. Helmet, gloves and a musketeer rifle. The musket is shown in detail.
Ferdinand II, 1578−1637, Emperor of Germany.