One of the most picturesque features in old Flemish cities is their belfries and their noble Hôtels de Ville.
The portico of the Quwwat ul-Islam Mosque framing the courtyard area consists of columns/pillars from destroyed Hindu and Jain temples.
The court of the Lions surrounded by porticoes, halls, and chambers, supported by light and slender pillars of white marble.
The elegant world in the 18th century. Women of the people. Officer of the royal house. Stocking and lace maker. (1735-1755).
This watch is said to have belonged to Madame du Barry. Pendulum clock gilded bronze. Model by Jean-Joseph de Saint-Germain (Paris 1719-1791). Louis XV era. Pavillon de Louveciennes
The Alcázar of Seville is the medieval royal palace of Seville.
The Hôtel Chambellan at Dijon. It has hitherto been known by various names, — Hôtel Chambellan, Hôtel des Ambassadeurs, and Hôtel d’Angleterre.
Some of the clasps, called châtelaines, with which this plate is filled, belong to the style which was in fashion from 1719 to 1745
The Church and Convent of Belem built by the rich and pious King Emmanuel, in the year 1500, to sanctify and to commemorate the greatest of Portuguese maritime events.
No other city is so fascinating to the imagination, so rich in associations, or so picturesque, as Venice.